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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
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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).
  6. 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.
  7. 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...
  8. I tend to agree that my feelings of defensiveness...

    I tend to agree that my feelings of defensiveness (and in part the reason that I'm much more of a lurker than a poster on this and other forums) are because I read a lot more about games than I do...
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    Forgot earlier - mobile gaming being a minefield...

    Forgot earlier - mobile gaming being a minefield of the worst kind of F2P exploitation and invasive advertising, Honest Android Games is worth checking out. It lists games that are either free of...
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    Definitely look out for Humble Android Bundles,...

    Definitely look out for Humble Android Bundles, that's where I get most of my games. Meanwhile, here's a few specific recommendations - just stuff that I like, so take with a pinch of salt ;-).
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    Sticky: Just getting into E.Y.E:Divine Cybermancy after...

    Just getting into E.Y.E:Divine Cybermancy after picking it up in the sales. I have to say I'm loving it so far, something about the art style, fast pace and bonkers story has really got under my...
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    Glad it helped - was waiting for a chance to jot...

    Glad it helped - was waiting for a chance to jot down my thoughts in a forum. Maybe the intent is to leave the WIT until after the patch at the end of the month to see if IDGI can redeem themselves...
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    I backed the Kickstarter and have mucked about in...

    I backed the Kickstarter and have mucked about in the game for a couple of hours. There's some really interesting ideas, some of which are well-executed and some of which are less so. I haven't seen...
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    I don't have any fundamental problems with linear...

    I don't have any fundamental problems with linear games that want to tell a particular story. Where I think it goes wrong is when the gameplay is rote such as through bad level design or where you've...
  15. I don't mind DLC too much - I can make my own...

    I don't mind DLC too much - I can make my own mind up whether each particular one for a given game is worth it or not. I miss old-fashioned expansions to some extent, and it would be nice to see...
  16. Backed it - it looks like the combat engine could...

    Backed it - it looks like the combat engine could be huge fun, and doing something genuinely different to other games. And I can deal with the deferred gratification at my age hehe.
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    Managed to stay restrained - in fact I'm almost...

    Managed to stay restrained - in fact I'm almost proud of myself. Picked up Crusader Kings II complete from Gamersgate at 75% off, and Lunar Flight from Steam. I was tempted by Hearts of Iron III as...
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    Sticky: Crusader Kings II has its claws in me and I'm now...

    Crusader Kings II has its claws in me and I'm now being King of Scotland instead of sleeping. I've utterly fallen in love with the game. Example: last night's couple-of-hours session entailed my army...
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    There's several ways around this that most Linux...

    There's several ways around this that most Linux distributions make very easy to do these days:

    - You can install Linux within windows and launch it as if it's an application. This won't give...
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    I remember enjoying Shadowman...

    I remember enjoying Shadowman (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadow_Man_%28video_game%29), which took place in a non-linear world with Tomb Raider style gameplay and an intriguing setting.

    Someone...
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    Absolutely - I've spent enough time on Bioware...

    Absolutely - I've spent enough time on Bioware and WoW and various other forums to be thoroughly sick and tired of exactly this. I also hate the attitude that I can best express as "While there is...
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    I'm very fond of the combined first person...

    I'm very fond of the combined first person shooting/third person cover/stealthy movement mechanic in Deus Ex HR - basically the variety of ways that you can move through the game world and approach...
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    You can just start from the Citadel: The Return...

    You can just start from the Citadel: The Return autosave which picks up at Marauder Shields and the Three Husketeers, it's pretty quick to whizz through the mission and there's some expanded dialogue...
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    Well, I replayed the final Citadel mission on my...

    Well, I replayed the final Citadel mission on my male Shepard to avoid being spoilered into oblivion. I picked destroy, to match the choice I made first time around, and I have to say that the new...
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    Just to add that I recently bought Wesnoth for my...

    Just to add that I recently bought Wesnoth for my Android phone (galaxy S2) and it works an absolute treat. I didn't begrudge coughing up the couple of quid asking price having tried the demo. Also,...
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