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    Sticky: But it's the best excuse to red-shell your...

    But it's the best excuse to red-shell your significant other / shout at significant other for red-shelling you rather than for complicated real-life stuff. Just don't play it with young children...
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    Another vote here for Rayman, at least Origins (I...

    Another vote here for Rayman, at least Origins (I hear Legends is faster-paced?). I'm awful at platformers, but early on in Origins surviving is fairly easy and doing better than just surviving is...
  3. Retro gaming convetion in northeast England, June 20-21 2015

    Hi folks,

    Apparently there's a retro gaming convention called Back to the NERG (north-east retro gaming), which will be held in June in Gateshead, just south of Newcastle in the UK. It's been...
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    Startopia has aged well and I think I would've...

    Startopia has aged well and I think I would've enjoyed it at that age.
    Dungeons of Dredmor could be a good "first roguelike" that's a bit closer to the Rogue template than FTL, but a heck of a lot...
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    As MUDs go, Discworld MUD is great if you have...

    As MUDs go, Discworld MUD is great if you have even a passing interest in the books. If you've never read the books and don't want an excuse to start, you can definitely get by with a basic...
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    I think for me gaming is a bit like reading -...

    I think for me gaming is a bit like reading - while I will do less of it at busy times, and my interests will change, I don't think I'll ever stop completely and permanently, as it's a broad hobby...
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    Cheers Alms! I *nearly* went and checked,...

    Cheers Alms! I *nearly* went and checked, honest. ;-)
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    I think I'll wait to see whether everyone falls...

    I think I'll wait to see whether everyone falls in love with Elite before adding it to the list (it's supposed to be out of beta soon, right?), but I think it may very well feature. My suspicion is...
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    Sticky: My landlady admitted last week that she wasn't...

    My landlady admitted last week that she wasn't coming back for her huge modern television that I would never have spent money on, so I bought a HDMI cable and hooked up the laptop plus controller. ...
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    So far I have: Shovel Knight Qvadriga...

    So far I have:



    Shovel Knight
    Qvadriga
    Xenonauts
    Transistor
    Hack’n’Slash
    South Park: The Stick of Truth
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    :) Still haven't played the third chapter; now...

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    Still haven't played the third chapter; now that I have the saves from the previous chapters copied across from my old computer, I should really get around to that. Cheers.
  12. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: Worth getting it somewhere (if you're going to...

    Worth getting it somewhere (if you're going to play it). GOG has a few extras but nothing very exciting, having bought it there some time ago.
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    Any chance you're a fan of Samuel Beckett?

    Any chance you're a fan of Samuel Beckett?
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    Apologies, I should have used a different word. ...

    Apologies, I should have used a different word. Will fix.
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    Discworld MUD has / had a good community and is...

    Discworld MUD has / had a good community and is actively moderated by humans (I can't promise the community is still there, but I'd be shocked if the moderation had stopped). There is a bit of...
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    Sticky: Playing Knock, Knock. Wow. (Also, aaagh!)

    Playing Knock, Knock. Wow. (Also, aaagh!)
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    Sticky: Sokobond is a nice puzzle game, but it's only...

    Sokobond is a nice puzzle game, but it's only slightly more connected to chemistry than Spacechem. Its early levels at least are a lot easier than Spacechem. Influent is real language learning...
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    Butternut squash works well cut into chunks in a...

    Butternut squash works well cut into chunks in a Thai-style curry with coconut milk. Takes a good while to get soft, though, so you have to allow extra cooking time. I like acorn squash and other...
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    Sticky: There's a Unity demo on the dev's website...

    There's a Unity demo on the dev's website.

    My boyfriend and I quite enjoyed it in couch "my network's better than yours" play, but haven't played for a good few versions. I don't think anything...
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    Sticky: The only game I can think of that does (or is...

    The only game I can think of that does (or is said to do) what you are talking about is Darklands. I have still not got into it properly; it's very old-school, but I'm told it's worth the effort. ...
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    Sticky: Glad you... liked it? by the sounds of things. I...

    Glad you... liked it? by the sounds of things. I went through once without the voice-over (sound off, so I can't say about the music), extremely thouroughly, and I think I'm still missing one or two...
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    Sticky: Made it through To The Moon at long last (with...

    Made it through To The Moon at long last (with one character - I think I remember talk of there being a difference depending on which scientist you choose). It's emotional in a good way, but I...
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    Sticky: Another vote for Not the Robots here. I don't...

    Another vote for Not the Robots here. I don't imagine I'll ever progress very far, but I like its quirkiness. The idea of controlling a robot that has to eat the furniture it also needs for cover...
  24. Thread: PC Bargains

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    Sticky: I got a 20% off code in the email for Gamersgate,...

    I got a 20% off code in the email for Gamersgate, as I'm sure most of the rest of you did (I guess you might want to check your spam filter / throwaway email address if you've bought there). It's...
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    Sticky: That is quite a bundle. If anyone hasn't got...

    That is quite a bundle. If anyone hasn't got Papers, Please, I would recommend it highly, to almost anyone. It's one of few games where I wish it were easier to give to non-gaming people, who don't...
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