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  1. So, vinraith, are you going to buy the complete...

    So, vinraith, are you going to buy the complete edition when it comes out?
  2. I will likely purchase it at the last moment...

    I will likely purchase it at the last moment before the pre-order window closes. This is a series that gets my money regardless of the changes made, so I'm not kidding anyone pretending that I will...
  3. Thread: [STEL] Stellaris

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    Seattle here, up for some Stellaris MP. ...

    Seattle here, up for some Stellaris MP. Evenings/weekends work for me, too, preferably not Thursdays.
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    "But we need someone the audience can connect...

    "But we need someone the audience can connect with!"

    "Um, what about the queer audience members?"

    "Who?"

    Whenever I work with young writers, I try to impart Kenneth Burke's notion of...
  5. Thread: Stardew Valley

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    Winter is a great time for two things I usually...

    Winter is a great time for two things I usually don't have time for the rest of the year: upgrading tools and befriending neighbors. Get that hoe and water can improved while the fields are fallow...
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    There's a trinket that makes a 2-spot vestal...

    There's a trinket that makes a 2-spot vestal work, the Profane Scroll:

    +15% DMG
    +30% Debuff Skill Chance
    +10% PROT if in position 2
    +33% Heal Skills if in position 2
    +15% Stress...
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    Well, depending on the layout, you could run dark...

    Well, depending on the layout, you could run dark most of the time and then torch up before going into a big junction. Best of both worlds. The houndmaster also has a whistle that increases...
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    Something I noticed in the release build that I...

    Something I noticed in the release build that I haven't before: the addition of secret rooms. They make a huge difference! I had a 45k gold run (long lvl-1 weald) last night thanks in part to the...
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    My new favorite tactic: intentionally hitting 100...

    My new favorite tactic: intentionally hitting 100 stress with certain characters. It started when I got two people with the +5 virtue trait, and then I got several trinkets that gave +10 or +15...
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    Yeah, the light was 85, making his effective...

    Yeah, the light was 85, making his effective dodge 30. This is why I'm concerned about using agility in the front line instead of prot and/or hp. A houndmaster with guard or a potioned-up grave...
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    Thanks, sonson--I'll give that a try, but I'm...

    Thanks, sonson--I'll give that a try, but I'm still wary about dodge-tanking. Just yesterday I got a piece of kit I hadn't seen before (camo cloak, or something like that: +15 dodge if light > 75,...
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    There was a time when I bemoaned the lack of...

    There was a time when I bemoaned the lack of plague doctors in my lineup. No more. Every Jill and Jenny is putting on that damned mask and volunteering for work these days. I have yet to see a...
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    Jake Solomon has earned my trust with the...

    Jake Solomon has earned my trust with the franchise so far, so I'm on board for the sequel. He's integrating community ideas and making modding more accessible! The maps are procedurally generated,...
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    Some great suggestions so far. Your ultimate...

    Some great suggestions so far. Your ultimate goal is to get the most-useful, least-fucked-up people you can for the final dungeon. Early on, focus on keeping your financials stable. Don't waste...
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    Can you name the specific harm that has been...

    Can you name the specific harm that has been caused, Borodin? There's a series of articles about the same subject, by a freelance writer, all published in one day. It would be helpful to know if...
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    Yo, frenchy, I sent you a friend request...

    Yo, frenchy, I sent you a friend request (Solvain). Feel free to ping me for a game. I'm not super skilled, but I'm Pacific timezone and a decent support/warrior. I don't have Cho'gall, sadly.
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    Two of those three elements seem to be core to...

    Two of those three elements seem to be core to only one type of review, i.e., consumer guidance. How much value can you get for the MSRP? But I would contend that there are three categories of...
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    How does increased framerate improve Plants vs....

    How does increased framerate improve Plants vs. Zombies? Or Hexcells? What of Steam releases of older games? Yes, they are 30 fps, but they are fit for purpose. I'll grant you that 60 fps is...
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    In my mind, the framerate setting is akin to the...

    In my mind, the framerate setting is akin to the colorblind setting: both are options intended to cater to particular niches. They are not industry standards, but there are proponents who push for...
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    Rogue Legacy: It came from the murky middle of...

    Rogue Legacy: It came from the murky middle of the roguelike renaissance, this time hybridizing with a platformer. The procedurally generated dungeons don't do enough to make each run fresh - you'll...
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    Is this a response to me? I don't understand what...

    Is this a response to me? I don't understand what you mean. What you say is correct, but it doesn't really affect what I said. I really hope they enjoyed some game more than Rocket League. ...
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    My only hope for this year's calendar is that...

    My only hope for this year's calendar is that they don't pick Rocket League as GOTY. It's a fine game for what it is, but it's massively overhyped. You don't give the song of the summer the Grammy...
  23. I'm just getting into Battlefront, so I can't...

    I'm just getting into Battlefront, so I can't guarantee I'll be anything but scrub tier, but feel free to ping me [Solvain] if you want company.
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    Fellow West-Coast Yankee here! I'll post my...

    Fellow West-Coast Yankee here! I'll post my Steam tag when I get home tonight.

    *EDIT* http://steamcommunity.com/id/x_kot/
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    Those are some interesting magic items you all...

    Those are some interesting magic items you all have. I hope they come in handy in the future!
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