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  1. Train Simulator, my excuse being that my...

    Train Simulator, my excuse being that my 3-year-old loves it.

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    I know the game isn't especially realistic. For a start that First Great Western train is moving rather than stopped dead half...
  2. I haven't played WoW since shortly after...

    I haven't played WoW since shortly after Cataclysm came out. I stopped when my first kid was born, and the second followed not very long after. I have a lot of fond memories going back to vanilla...
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    I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed it,...

    I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed it, have fun!



    Happy trucking - it's great when you want a bit of escapism but don't feel like violence. I've edited the remaining link to fix the...
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    A good home is needed for some keys. First up...

    A good home is needed for some keys. First up Insurgency. Go on, there must be someone left who wants one. Replace ** with "EM".

    https://www.humblebundle.com/?gift=aak**xa6VHVCGFnr

    ETS2 and...
  5. I hear you. I turned 40 this year, and what with...

    I hear you. I turned 40 this year, and what with the random aches and pains, new-found refusal of my spine to bend and suddenly noticing how expensive everything is, coupled with the psychological...
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    Sticky: I picked up Outlast from GOG. I'm a pretty avid...

    I picked up Outlast from GOG. I'm a pretty avid reader of horror stories, love a good, scary film and found Amnesia creepy and very atmospheric but not actually terrifying, so I didn't think it would...
  7. Thread: "Road" RPGs

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    Metro 2033 might scratch this itch - there's a...

    Metro 2033 might scratch this itch - there's a definite sense of being on a journey through the Metro with some of how it all plays out influenced by what you do in certain parts of the game. It's...
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    Quinns' "Captain Smith" Mount and Blade diary...

    Quinns' "Captain Smith" Mount and Blade diary (http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/tag/captain-smith/) is hysterically funny and quite possibly my favourite gaming article ever.
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    True on both counts and I'll throw in another...

    True on both counts and I'll throw in another vote for an RPG set in the Firefly universe. I found Mass Effect, especially the first game, did a good job of scratching the B5 itch. The way ME1...
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    I'd love to make an RPG based on Luther, with LA...

    I'd love to make an RPG based on Luther, with LA Noire-style investigations and Mass Effectish dialogue. And Idris Elba.
  11. My wife is, to be honest, contemptuous and thinks...

    My wife is, to be honest, contemptuous and thinks I'm childish, and that I should be doing something "worthwhile" instead. Only a couple of my real world friends play to any great extent, and...
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    @Gink they might enjoy Euro Truck Sim 2. It's...

    @Gink they might enjoy Euro Truck Sim 2. It's often on sale and as well as the actual driving, which is very laid-back and enjoyable, you can build a trucking empire by buying and upgrading depots...
  13. Ads are transparent by their very nature aren't...

    Ads are transparent by their very nature aren't they, though? In all seriousness, this whole "journalistic ethics" thing is getting a bit out of hand, and I agree with your point that it is very hard...
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    It seems to work that way. I managed to pay for...

    It seems to work that way. I managed to pay for Shadowrun Returns and Dragonfall by selling cards in the last sale. Odd, because I would have thought that during a sale more people would try to sell...
  15. Exactly. Social change comes about through...

    Exactly. Social change comes about through individuals in a community or group collectively changing fundamental values, assumptions and behaviours. Depending on where someone is starting from this...
  16. Nail on the head. I've seen too many people...

    Nail on the head. I've seen too many people trying to make a change fail because they preached, lectured, berated or shouted down their audience instead of engaging them, and I've seen negotiations...
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    I too share your fear. I have stuff on Steam, GoG...

    I too share your fear. I have stuff on Steam, GoG and Origin that I haven't even installed yet, stuff I've installed but haven't played, stuff I stopped playing after a bit and never went back to...
  18. I too very much appreciated the level-headed tone...

    I too very much appreciated the level-headed tone of the article. I'm glad it was long - this whole, sorry saga has a lot of intertwining threads that take time, effort and thought to disentangle....
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    Also, not entirely sure what this says about me,...

    Also, not entirely sure what this says about me, but...


    http://youtu.be/mWuDwNysX-A
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    Mass Effect 1 end credits - made the whole thing...

    Mass Effect 1 end credits - made the whole thing feel so epic at the end of my first play through.


    http://youtu.be/JrQdL8JKITA
  21. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: Haha check the timestamp, we must have been...

    Haha check the timestamp, we must have been typing practically simultaneously. Great minds...
  22. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: Free Spacechem here:...

    Free Spacechem here: http://www.pcgamer.com/uk/2014/06/25/were-giving-away-five-million-steam-keys-in-five-weeks-with-bundle-stars/. Deal is PC Gamer/Bundlestars, one game a week for the next 5...
  23. Good point. I'm a civil servant in real life. Not...

    Good point. I'm a civil servant in real life. Not sure I'm that desperate to find out what my job would have been like in an early-80s totalitarian state (like Thatcher's Britain boom boom).
  24. Please help me not buy: Papers Please Space...

    Please help me not buy:

    Papers Please
    Space Hulk (plus the rest of the Humble Weekly)
    Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

    My wallet will be most grateful, as will my increasingly cramped HDD.
  25. I used to play Warhammer Online and WoW and it...

    I used to play Warhammer Online and WoW and it was exactly the same - the amount of passion a small buff, nerf or mechanical change could arouse was a bit disconcerting. What I also find odd is that...
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