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Sourdeez
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:05 pm    Post subject: PC gaming drought Reply with quote

So how about all these (My words shitty even though thats not exactly true) devs making a mini pc gaming drought while we finally wait for them to release the pc versions.

Resident evil 6, didn't even start pc development until it was done on consoles and now by a different team.

AC3, 21 day delay on pc version.

Ok so i'm bitching. I can appreciate it if it means a more polished version with better features(Like AC3 getting dx11 and txaa which is nice) but its a sad day when my friends are playing new games and I can't really say much.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I cannot relate. I've still got plenty of games keeping me busy on PC through this little thing I like to call "massive Steam sales backlog."
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any good suggestions yet Mr De-Ting? *Holds up microphone*
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Thief series, SimCity 4, Civ IV, Rome: Total War, Amnesia, and Ghostbusters. That's what's more-or-less staring me in the face, but I'm also distracted by Torchlight II and Skyrim.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Don't get Simcity 4. It's almost as bad as minecraft at making you lose hours. WHY WONT YOU MAKE MONEY?!
Fuck it. Time for speed cameras and parking fines.

I'd also like to point out you can ENB series and bigger textures a ton of older games. San Andreas is a good example, which becomes probably the best game ever made once the graphics stop looking like ass.

Also, Kerbal Space Program. Seriously. Grab the demo version, get used to the controls/physics, then grab the latest version with spaceplanes and spend the next 48hrs attempting to create one you can actually control.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My problem is I tend to play most games as they come out and I spent most of the summer draught replaying games.


Thank you for the Kerbal Space program. Looks like something new that will keep me entertained while I wait for new NFS.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sourdeez wrote:
while I wait for new NFS.




Gross.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

dota 2 nuff said
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nori I cant play games with you anymore. Your mic gives me more hearing loss than listening to death metal full volume. Laughing
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Nori I cant play games with you anymore. Your mic gives me more hearing loss than listening to death metal full volume. Laughing

Lol are you telling me you don't play your games with full death metal ear raping volume. Sour you are getting old.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The graphical options in AC3 are worth the wait imo. That's a next-gen engine for sure.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:10 pm    Post subject: Re: PC gaming drought Reply with quote

Sourdeez wrote:
its a sad day when my friends are playing new games and I can't really say much.
Oh, but just wait till 21 days from now! Then you can brag about PC superiority as much as you want.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

An Ubisoft game being delayed for the PC is pretty much par for the course with them...Not really sure how you can support them as a PC gamer.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Green_Lantern wrote:
An Ubisoft game being delayed for the PC is pretty much par for the course with them...Not really sure how you can support them as a PC gamer.

Support?
Oh, you assume we actually give money to Ubisoft/Activision/EA as PC gamers.
Nope. Remember when that shitty version of SecuROM was getting around with the install limit? I still to this day have securom games sitting on an old HDD i've never even bothered to install. I just wanted to add onto that little 'times downloaded' number.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

How do you thumbs up or rate forum posts?

p.s. Need for speed Most wanted has a hardlock 60 fps cap Sad
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Halloween sale is going on. Get on that
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thankfully, PC games tend to have long lifespans. I can play Dota 2 for the next year without ever growing bored.

The best cure is to get a second platform. I just bought a 3DS and my PC is collecting dust for the next week or two.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey guys! hey guys! World of warcraft and guild wars 2 is still here!

*sitcom laugh!*

...Guys? i'm serious! Stop laughing and pointing fingers at me! There's an awesome Halloween event in guilds war 2 and a new patch that adds new raids and currency in wow!

*Sitcom loud laugh and clapping*

You guys are mean...
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i could never be out of pc games to play. doesn't even make sense to me.
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i could never be out of pc games to play. doesn't even make sense to me.

If Forza 3/4/Horzion was released for the PC i would have no reason at all to use anything but my rig.
Actually, i'd probably sell my entire current setup including TV and buy myself a nice low power using HTPC and energy efficient 50" LED.
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