Currently Playing in 2017....

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by Death's Head » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:36 am

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
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IAmTheSaladMan wrote:This game (Lords of the Fallen) makes no frigging sense at times. I’ve spent my entire time so far cutting a swathe through strawberry float off big demons with relative ease but the second I come up against normal human enemies the wreck me in seconds.
Hah, yes. I'm glad it wasn't just me who found this. Not played this for a couple of days but last night played past the two brothers and said many swear words when fighting the humans. Given your character is human, I guess there is some logic to other humans putting up a fight. Just the last fight to do now, but the attempt last night did not go well so I'm expecting a frustrating time .ahead.


It’s especially annoying as a few minutes ago a god just told you how weak their army is without you yet they kick your arse. Tips for the last boss, fire resistance shards are your friend and avoid the red mist.
I've not used one fire retardant shard in the whole game. How do you use them, through the menu?

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by IAmTheSaladMan » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:43 am

Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:This game (Lords of the Fallen) makes no frigging sense at times. I’ve spent my entire time so far cutting a swathe through strawberry float off big demons with relative ease but the second I come up against normal human enemies the wreck me in seconds.
Hah, yes. I'm glad it wasn't just me who found this. Not played this for a couple of days but last night played past the two brothers and said many swear words when fighting the humans. Given your character is human, I guess there is some logic to other humans putting up a fight. Just the last fight to do now, but the attempt last night did not go well so I'm expecting a frustrating time .ahead.


It’s especially annoying as a few minutes ago a god just told you how weak their army is without you yet they kick your arse. Tips for the last boss, fire resistance shards are your friend and avoid the red mist.
I've not used one fire retardant shard in the whole game. How do you use them, through the menu?


Favourite them from the menu with R2 like your potions. Switch to that item by tapping square in game, just remember to switch back to potions.

When he starts firing out green gas you get a good shot at whaling on him, just after he strawberry floats off use a fire resist shard and you should be able to weather his fire attacks by running around with your shield up. Don’t bother fighting the minions watch out for him landing as he ground pounds and get a few more digs in. When he starts with the red mist avoid it like the plague as it reduces your health for the duration of the fight.

As long as you can damage him quicker than he can heal himself you should win.

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PostRe: Currently Playing in 2017....
by lex-man » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:44 pm

Playing Zombi my character just fell through the sceney and I lost all my weapons and level progress. That is so strawberry floating annoying.

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PostRe: Currently Playing in 2017....
by Squinty » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:25 pm

The last segment of Zombi U glitched up on. It really pissed me off.

Gears 4 now feels like a Gears game. Squishy badguys :wub:

Also playing Stealth Bastard. It's really strawberry floating good!

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by kazanova_Frankenstein » Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:31 pm

Mario Odyssey - going through post game at a casual pace.

Persona 4 Golden - started this 3 days ago and am 16 hours in. And I went in with a strong intention of dropping it straight away if it didn’t click.

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by Death's Head » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:53 pm

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:This game (Lords of the Fallen) makes no frigging sense at times. I’ve spent my entire time so far cutting a swathe through strawberry float off big demons with relative ease but the second I come up against normal human enemies the wreck me in seconds.
Hah, yes. I'm glad it wasn't just me who found this. Not played this for a couple of days but last night played past the two brothers and said many swear words when fighting the humans. Given your character is human, I guess there is some logic to other humans putting up a fight. Just the last fight to do now, but the attempt last night did not go well so I'm expecting a frustrating time .ahead.


It’s especially annoying as a few minutes ago a god just told you how weak their army is without you yet they kick your arse. Tips for the last boss, fire resistance shards are your friend and avoid the red mist.
I've not used one fire retardant shard in the whole game. How do you use them, through the menu?


Favourite them from the menu with R2 like your potions. Switch to that item by tapping square in game, just remember to switch back to potions.

When he starts firing out green gas you get a good shot at whaling on him, just after he strawberry floats off use a fire resist shard and you should be able to weather his fire attacks by running around with your shield up. Don’t bother fighting the minions watch out for him landing as he ground pounds and get a few more digs in. When he starts with the red mist avoid it like the plague as it reduces your health for the duration of the fight.

As long as you can damage him quicker than he can heal himself you should win.
I don't see how I can do this. I had a go and have used up all of my fire shards. He was healing himself more than I damaged him which means it is basically going to be impossible to defeat him. What weapon do you use that you can wield quickly and do loads of damage? Spine Slasher (damage 116) is pretty much the best I can use. Lightning hammer does 140 damage but it is too slow to wield and get a hit on him.

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by lex-man » Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:08 pm

Spent all day playing Zombi. Just got past the carnival. Man that was an annoying and now I got to crawl through every inch of the game to get Dee's letters. The end of this game really annoying.

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by IAmTheSaladMan » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:26 am

Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:This game (Lords of the Fallen) makes no frigging sense at times. I’ve spent my entire time so far cutting a swathe through strawberry float off big demons with relative ease but the second I come up against normal human enemies the wreck me in seconds.
Hah, yes. I'm glad it wasn't just me who found this. Not played this for a couple of days but last night played past the two brothers and said many swear words when fighting the humans. Given your character is human, I guess there is some logic to other humans putting up a fight. Just the last fight to do now, but the attempt last night did not go well so I'm expecting a frustrating time .ahead.


It’s especially annoying as a few minutes ago a god just told you how weak their army is without you yet they kick your arse. Tips for the last boss, fire resistance shards are your friend and avoid the red mist.
I've not used one fire retardant shard in the whole game. How do you use them, through the menu?


Favourite them from the menu with R2 like your potions. Switch to that item by tapping square in game, just remember to switch back to potions.

When he starts firing out green gas you get a good shot at whaling on him, just after he strawberry floats off use a fire resist shard and you should be able to weather his fire attacks by running around with your shield up. Don’t bother fighting the minions watch out for him landing as he ground pounds and get a few more digs in. When he starts with the red mist avoid it like the plague as it reduces your health for the duration of the fight.

As long as you can damage him quicker than he can heal himself you should win.
I don't see how I can do this. I had a go and have used up all of my fire shards. He was healing himself more than I damaged him which means it is basically going to be impossible to defeat him. What weapon do you use that you can wield quickly and do loads of damage? Spine Slasher (damage 116) is pretty much the best I can use. Lightning hammer does 140 damage but it is too slow to wield and get a hit on him.


My character is built for agility so I use light armour, a buckler and daggers. Protector is the best one I’m able to wield and that’s what I killed him with.

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PostRe: Currently Playing in 2017....
by Seven » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:32 am

Super Mario Oysssey after past few days of playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, it's time to get back onto post game!

Even though I'm in post-game it still feels like I've got *a lot* to do and that makes me glee. I'm not sure if it beats Super Mario 64 as my favourite game but it's definitely game I need after all these games, can see myself replaying this next year too.

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by Death's Head » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:09 am

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
Death's Head wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:This game (Lords of the Fallen) makes no frigging sense at times. I’ve spent my entire time so far cutting a swathe through strawberry float off big demons with relative ease but the second I come up against normal human enemies the wreck me in seconds.
Hah, yes. I'm glad it wasn't just me who found this. Not played this for a couple of days but last night played past the two brothers and said many swear words when fighting the humans. Given your character is human, I guess there is some logic to other humans putting up a fight. Just the last fight to do now, but the attempt last night did not go well so I'm expecting a frustrating time .ahead.


It’s especially annoying as a few minutes ago a god just told you how weak their army is without you yet they kick your arse. Tips for the last boss, fire resistance shards are your friend and avoid the red mist.
I've not used one fire retardant shard in the whole game. How do you use them, through the menu?


Favourite them from the menu with R2 like your potions. Switch to that item by tapping square in game, just remember to switch back to potions.

When he starts firing out green gas you get a good shot at whaling on him, just after he strawberry floats off use a fire resist shard and you should be able to weather his fire attacks by running around with your shield up. Don’t bother fighting the minions watch out for him landing as he ground pounds and get a few more digs in. When he starts with the red mist avoid it like the plague as it reduces your health for the duration of the fight.

As long as you can damage him quicker than he can heal himself you should win.
I don't see how I can do this. I had a go and have used up all of my fire shards. He was healing himself more than I damaged him which means it is basically going to be impossible to defeat him. What weapon do you use that you can wield quickly and do loads of damage? Spine Slasher (damage 116) is pretty much the best I can use. Lightning hammer does 140 damage but it is too slow to wield and get a hit on him.


My character is built for agility so I use light armour, a buckler and daggers. Protector is the best one I’m able to wield and that’s what I killed him with.


When I levelled up I spread the points across all of the attributes other than luck so that might mean it is going to be too difficult to now have one speciality and I'm not going to grind to level up (as I need 40k per level). I might have one look at going with lighter armour and agile weapons, but if no success there then I think I'll just have to leave it, which will be very annoying given the effort it has taken to get to this point.

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PostRe: Currently Playing in 2017....
by Death's Head » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:19 pm

Trying to play Thumper (PS4). Does anyone have any tips? I'm on the final boss of level 1 but not sure if I'm pressing the button too soon or too late, but continually keep playing the 2nd part against him because the weapon just won't fire. So I keep cycling round until eventually I die. So strawberry floating frustrating.

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PostRe: Currently Playing in 2017....
by Death's Head » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:37 pm

Got onto the 4th bit of the final boss bit just can't understand what I'm supposed to do (i.e. when to press the button). Utter BS game and feels like a waste of money. Wish they had just put this on PSN+

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by Saint of Killers » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:20 am

.hack//G.U. Last Recode - Always wondered why there weren't more games where you played someone playing a game. I'm mostly enjoying it but for one of the potential hurdles which needs overcoming: how to make such a game whilst getting the balance right between the two worlds. Currently Last Recode pulls me out of the world even more than Assassin's Creed! I'm only a handful of hours into the first game (LR is a remaster of the 3 original releases) so there's time yet for it to get the balance right.

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PostRe: Currently Playing in 2017....
by Squinty » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:18 am

Gears 4. I'm on chapter 5. This might be the worst Gears campaign I've played. I think I enjoyed Judgment better.

Velocity Ultra. This is pretty good. The teleport mechanic is badass, I love that idea.

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by lex-man » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:32 am

Played a bit of of Life Goes On, it's a puzzle game that borrows from Monty Python and the holy grail and Lemmings. Each level sees you solving a puzzle based platform level that relies on you suiciding your men in to spike pits so the next on can use the corpse to safely traverse the level. There is also a bonus for getting one of your men eaten by a monster called Jeff.

It was mildly amusing for a bit but the humor wore off pretty fast. I think some kind of narration would have improved the game greatly.

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by Death's Head » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:50 pm

Squinty wrote:Gears 4. I'm on chapter 5. This might be the worst Gears campaign I've played. I think I enjoyed Judgment better.

Velocity Ultra. This is pretty good. The teleport mechanic is badass, I love that idea.
Hah. Planning on playing through Judgement and 4 when my son returns from uni and you aren't making it out to be something to look forward to. Hopefully co-op will make the experience better.

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by Squinty » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:58 pm

Death's Head wrote:
Squinty wrote:Gears 4. I'm on chapter 5. This might be the worst Gears campaign I've played. I think I enjoyed Judgment better.

Velocity Ultra. This is pretty good. The teleport mechanic is badass, I love that idea.
Hah. Planning on playing through Judgement and 4 when my son returns from uni and you aren't making it out to be something to look forward to. Hopefully co-op will make the experience better.


Co-op makes everything better. I have no doubt you will enjoy both games that way.

I'm not saying Gears 4 is terrible. It's probably the worst one for me though. It nails all the mechanics from the previous titles but it just feels a bit repetitive and tired. It's a bit disappointing to me.

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PostRe: Currently Playing in 2017....
by Tafdolphin » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:35 pm

The Phantom Pain

Enjoying this as much as the first time round but the flaws are a bit more evident this time. The mission structure is all kinds of strawberry floated up and the whole thing feels more like an MMO than a story driven SP campaign. Which isn't bad as such (especially given the overuse of narrative in Guns of the Patriots) but the whole thing feels messy as strawberry float. I used another character to go on a mission for the first time, and everyone still referred to him as Boss. It was a strange departure from the usual intricacy of Kojima games.

It's still the best stealth game ever though. Scoping a base and capturing it without being detected feels as good as it did the first time round.

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PostRe: Currently Playing in 2017....
by Seven » Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:49 am

Back on Xenoblade Chronicles (original), think I still have while to go until end of main game but instead of worrying about beating it, I'm taking my time exploring as well doing sidequests while learning how to play as different characters (been Shulk for good 45hrs and wanted to try out different combat styles)

Gonna have remind myself with what I've got means I don't need to buy another game for time being! Nowhere near done with Mario Odyssey, barely touched puyo Vs Tetris and I've got Arms, MK8DX and Splatoon 2... Oh and in middle of Virtue Last Reward replay, this time on PS4.

So yeah, I'm good on new games. Yes I know, I'm keeping saying this...

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PostRe: Currently Playing in 2017....
by still » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:45 am

Death's Head wrote:Got onto the 4th bit of the final boss bit just can't understand what I'm supposed to do (i.e. when to press the button). Utter BS game and feels like a waste of money. Wish they had just put this on PSN+


It's a great game just not very easy! I got stuck at end level four. Are you hitting all the green bars to make sure your gun is ready to fire? Miss one and it won't and you go round again.


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