Search:

Type: Posts; User: NathanH

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.06 seconds; generated 2 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    23
    Views
    844

    Last week I put pretty much every game that I i)...

    Last week I put pretty much every game that I i) will never want to play; ii) own online anyway; or iii) could buy online if I wanted to into a big bag and am going to just get rid of them all.
  2. Replies
    23,788
    Views
    2,061,691

    Sticky: Things that are relevant for BG1: - thac0...

    Things that are relevant for BG1:

    - thac0 determines how good they are at hitting things. Lower is better. Strength improves thac0 for all melee attacks. Dexterity improves thac0 for all ranged...
  3. Replies
    82
    Views
    13,613

    Yuck, thanks for reminding me about that prison....

    Yuck, thanks for reminding me about that prison. I used to play Planescape every few years (necessary to remind myself that it's a bad game) and that place usually ended my playthrough, if indeed I...
  4. Thread: PC Bargains

    by NathanH
    Replies
    11,771
    Views
    1,523,509

    Sticky: Presumably a game I have no time for, but one...

    Presumably a game I have no time for, but one thing I've noticed about this game is that nowhere in anything I've read about it is there any indication of what sort of game it is. The best I've got...
  5. Replies
    45
    Views
    1,682

    My impression was that most people weren't trying...

    My impression was that most people weren't trying or weren't interested in trying to understand anything Wizardry ever said, preferring just to sneer. Wizardry's definition of RPG, action-RPG, action...
  6. Replies
    40
    Views
    2,638

    I liked the bit where he declined to give most of...

    I liked the bit where he declined to give most of his party any orders, and everyone died.
  7. Replies
    40
    Views
    2,638

    Looks potentially good. The player in that video...

    Looks potentially good. The player in that video seems to be bad at games.
  8. The creepiest facebook suggestions are the ones...

    The creepiest facebook suggestions are the ones who are from a different country and have no mutual friends with you.

    I must say though that facebook is extremely good at suggesting as friends...
  9. Well, after playing around a bit more I can...

    Well, after playing around a bit more I can safely conclude that the queue is bobbins but the Recommended algorithm is reasonably good, although with a tendency to pick out big-name games too often...
  10. Well the "queue" is rubbish and useless but who...

    Well the "queue" is rubbish and useless but who cares, if I haven't heard of a game then chances are I don't care about it until it's 75% off.
  11. Replies
    23,788
    Views
    2,061,691

    Sticky: OK, turns out this game really is as good as...

    OK, turns out this game really is as good as everyone was saying.
  12. Replies
    23,788
    Views
    2,061,691

    Sticky: Divinity: Original Sin is pretty good from what...

    Divinity: Original Sin is pretty good from what I've seen so far. Slightly weak start because if you follow the murder plot for as long as you can before you have the leave the town, you don't get to...
  13. Replies
    351
    Views
    26,736

    This always confuses me. Presumably strategy game...

    This always confuses me. Presumably strategy game designers play strategy games. And if you play strategy games you know that unskippable animations, or at least animations that can't be...
  14. Replies
    194
    Views
    9,330

    Uncontrollable friendly npcs are typically...

    Uncontrollable friendly npcs are typically Enemies Of Gaming anyway.
  15. Replies
    103
    Views
    4,901

    The first Thief was a game I loved and played...

    The first Thief was a game I loved and played relentlessly, but unfortunately I have to say that it isn't quite best-game-ever material, looking at it with a critical eye many years later. That it...
  16. Replies
    351
    Views
    26,736

    It's not really anything like FE at all. It's...

    It's not really anything like FE at all. It's like the first two AoW games. Of course there are lots of small differences, but it's more like them than it is like anything else. It's mostly a war...
  17. Replies
    194
    Views
    9,330

    The mods on here are woeful.

    The mods on here are woeful.
  18. Thread: Scotland

    by NathanH
    Replies
    114
    Views
    2,986

    It must be realized when looking at historical...

    It must be realized when looking at historical elections that the questions "did Scotland have a say in this election" and "would removing Scotland change the broad result of the election" may have...
  19. Thread: Scotland

    by NathanH
    Replies
    114
    Views
    2,986

    It's worth observing that the current Tory-free...

    It's worth observing that the current Tory-free Scotland seems to be a relatively recent thing.



    The idea has its merits, although I worry that we'd end up with more competition between the...
  20. Replies
    194
    Views
    9,330

    Unfortunately it seems a fact of life that...

    Unfortunately it seems a fact of life that reviewers are never going to have the time, the inclination, or the expertise to do good analysis of game mechanics and systems. That's what game forums and...
  21. Thread: Scotland

    by NathanH
    Replies
    114
    Views
    2,986

    I think this is overstated. Perhaps it might be...

    I think this is overstated. Perhaps it might be fairer to say that a significant part is hating the Engish establishment, but that seems a relatively normal sentiment in regions that are relatively...
  22. Replies
    82
    Views
    3,215

    I'm interested in 9 of the games on Anthile's...

    I'm interested in 9 of the games on Anthile's list. Your task is to identify which 9. Go!
  23. My post wasn't intending to try to explain things...

    My post wasn't intending to try to explain things in this sort of fashion. My only point was that, assuming that there are only 15-20% of Mass Effect players who're "playing it the right way" (:-P)...
  24. I've seen a lot of articles that have numbers on...

    I've seen a lot of articles that have numbers on "hardcore" versus "casual" gamers and on male versus female gamers, but they have mostly never reported the combination of those two things, apart...
  25. Replies
    3,830
    Views
    213,803

    An odd sentiment. What if the reason for your...

    An odd sentiment. What if the reason for your disliking them is based on things they do in their job?
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4