Currently Playing in 2018....

Anything to do with games at all.
User avatar
Hime
Member
Joined in 2008

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by Hime » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:39 pm

Squinty wrote:I loved Dishonored 2, but I really struggled to actually be stealthy in it. If you aren't worried about killing in it, and you are using Corvo, shadow kill and the sight ability are musts.

I'm not bothered about killing but I like to make sure I don't get detected for no reason other than it's cool to be an assassin and the game isn't very good at full on combat. I'm finding it a bit hit and miss, on one hand it's cool when you explore and find alternative ways to compete objectives but frustrating when you wind up in a corridor with nowhere to hide and enemies coming at you.

Buffalo wrote:Don’t the different characters favour a certain play style? I could have sworn I read somewhere that the male is better for stealth.

I would have to assume it's Corvo as Emily's powers are various ways of strawberry floating people up.

Image
User avatar
IAmTheSaladMan
Member
Joined in 2011
Location: Sunderland

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by IAmTheSaladMan » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:38 pm

I’m still playing Shining in the Darkness on Mega Drive. I’m enjoying the game but the inability to revive my characters and having to warp out of the dungeon to do so is getting old.

Image
User avatar
lex-man
Member
Joined in 2008
Contact:

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by lex-man » Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:19 am

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:I’m still playing Shining in the Darkness on Mega Drive. I’m enjoying the game but the inability to revive my characters and having to warp out of the dungeon to do so is getting old.


I played Shinning Force but I just couldn't get into it.

User avatar
IAmTheSaladMan
Member
Joined in 2011
Location: Sunderland

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by IAmTheSaladMan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:57 pm

lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:I’m still playing Shining in the Darkness on Mega Drive. I’m enjoying the game but the inability to revive my characters and having to warp out of the dungeon to do so is getting old.


I played Shinning Force but I just couldn't get into it.


Shining in the Darkness is the first in the series. It's a first person dungeon crawler with typical JRPG battles whereas Shining Force is a tactics game isn't it? I don't usually like dungeon crawlers like this as I tend to get lost but I'm using some maps to help me.

Image
User avatar
lex-man
Member
Joined in 2008
Contact:

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by lex-man » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:07 pm

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:I’m still playing Shining in the Darkness on Mega Drive. I’m enjoying the game but the inability to revive my characters and having to warp out of the dungeon to do so is getting old.


I played Shinning Force but I just couldn't get into it.


Shining in the Darkness is the first in the series. It's a first person dungeon crawler with typical JRPG battles whereas Shining Force is a tactics game isn't it? I don't usually like dungeon crawlers like this as I tend to get lost but I'm using some maps to help me.


I think you're right. What is the story like in Shining in the Darkness?

User avatar
IAmTheSaladMan
Member
Joined in 2011
Location: Sunderland

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by IAmTheSaladMan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:23 pm

lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:I’m still playing Shining in the Darkness on Mega Drive. I’m enjoying the game but the inability to revive my characters and having to warp out of the dungeon to do so is getting old.


I played Shinning Force but I just couldn't get into it.


Shining in the Darkness is the first in the series. It's a first person dungeon crawler with typical JRPG battles whereas Shining Force is a tactics game isn't it? I don't usually like dungeon crawlers like this as I tend to get lost but I'm using some maps to help me.


I think you're right. What is the story like in Shining in the Darkness?


Very, very basic. There's a princess trapped in a multi floored dungeon by a sorcerer of some sort and you and a couple of buddies have to rescue her. There's a little exposition if you return to the castle area after clearing each area of the dungeon but it's usually little more than "Well done, now try the next area".

Image
User avatar
DarkRula
Member
Joined in 2018
Contact:

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by DarkRula » Fri Mar 02, 2018 4:48 pm

"Well done, guys. But the princess is in another dungeon."
That about sum it up?

Image
Image
User avatar
Tafdolphin
Member
Member
Joined in 2008

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by Tafdolphin » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:01 pm

Into the Breach.

It's strawberry floating good man. Real strawberry floating good. Advance Wars Vs Chess Vs Pacific Rim* Vs Edge of Tomorrow This coming from someone who never got on with the studio's last game, FTL.

*It's bordering on a full-on rip off of PR's narrative but, eh, strawberry float it.

Last edited by Tafdolphin on Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:22 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Gemini73 wrote:Yes your are a sanctimonious twat

Bloggy blog blog blog.

Night Call: a game what I worked on
User avatar
IAmTheSaladMan
Member
Joined in 2011
Location: Sunderland

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by IAmTheSaladMan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:20 pm

DarkRula wrote:"Well done, guys. But the princess is in another dungeon."
That about sum it up?


Kinda but there's only one central dungeon with multiple floors. It's more like "Well done, you retrieved the MacGuffin of Destiny but now you need to find the Plot Device of Immortality".

Image
User avatar
DarkRula
Member
Joined in 2018
Contact:

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by DarkRula » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:54 pm

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
DarkRula wrote:"Well done, guys. But the princess is in another dungeon."
That about sum it up?


Kinda but there's only one central dungeon with multiple floors. It's more like "Well done, you retrieved the MacGuffin of Destiny but now you need to find the Plot Device of Immortality".


That sounds more like "Sorry! The princess hasn't arrived yet. Take this for compensation and try again later."

Image
Image
User avatar
lex-man
Member
Joined in 2008
Contact:

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by lex-man » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:01 pm

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:I’m still playing Shining in the Darkness on Mega Drive. I’m enjoying the game but the inability to revive my characters and having to warp out of the dungeon to do so is getting old.


I played Shinning Force but I just couldn't get into it.


Shining in the Darkness is the first in the series. It's a first person dungeon crawler with typical JRPG battles whereas Shining Force is a tactics game isn't it? I don't usually like dungeon crawlers like this as I tend to get lost but I'm using some maps to help me.


I think you're right. What is the story like in Shining in the Darkness?


Very, very basic. There's a princess trapped in a multi floored dungeon by a sorcerer of some sort and you and a couple of buddies have to rescue her. There's a little exposition if you return to the castle area after clearing each area of the dungeon but it's usually little more than "Well done, now try the next area".


Might give it a go. I remember really enjoying those early dungeon crawlers back in the day.

User avatar
Ironhide
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Autobot City

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by Ironhide » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:07 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:Into the Breach.

It's strawberry floating good man. Real strawberry floating good. Advance Wars Vs Chess Vs Pacific Rim* Vs Edge of Tomorrow This coming from someone who never got on with the studio's last game, FTL.

*It's bordering on a full-on rip off of PR's narrative but, eh, strawberry float it.


I'm really enjoying it too, I don't know what all the "its too easy" comments on steam are on about though as I'm finding it fairly difficult on Normal mode.

Image
User avatar
Tafdolphin
Member
Member
Joined in 2008

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by Tafdolphin » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:27 pm

Ironhide wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:Into the Breach.

It's strawberry floating good man. Real strawberry floating good. Advance Wars Vs Chess Vs Pacific Rim* Vs Edge of Tomorrow This coming from someone who never got on with the studio's last game, FTL.

*It's bordering on a full-on rip off of PR's narrative but, eh, strawberry float it.


I'm really enjoying it too, I don't know what all the "its too easy" comments on steam are on about though as I'm finding it fairly difficult on Normal mode.


Oh strawberry float that noise. It's beating my arse on Normal, and I couldn't give a toss what some nerdcore try-hards think. It's brilliant.

Gemini73 wrote:Yes your are a sanctimonious twat

Bloggy blog blog blog.

Night Call: a game what I worked on
User avatar
Pedz
Member
Joined in 2009

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by Pedz » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:29 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:
Ironhide wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:Into the Breach.

It's strawberry floating good man. Real strawberry floating good. Advance Wars Vs Chess Vs Pacific Rim* Vs Edge of Tomorrow This coming from someone who never got on with the studio's last game, FTL.

*It's bordering on a full-on rip off of PR's narrative but, eh, strawberry float it.


I'm really enjoying it too, I don't know what all the "its too easy" comments on steam are on about though as I'm finding it fairly difficult on Normal mode.


Oh strawberry float that noise. It's beating my arse on Normal, and I couldn't give a toss what some nerdcore try-hards think. It's brilliant.



FTL was hard a strawberry float. Maybe it's just not as hard as that?

ImageImageImageImage.
Image
User avatar
Tafdolphin
Member
Member
Joined in 2008

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by Tafdolphin » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:33 pm

Pedz wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:
Ironhide wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:Into the Breach.

It's strawberry floating good man. Real strawberry floating good. Advance Wars Vs Chess Vs Pacific Rim* Vs Edge of Tomorrow This coming from someone who never got on with the studio's last game, FTL.

*It's bordering on a full-on rip off of PR's narrative but, eh, strawberry float it.


I'm really enjoying it too, I don't know what all the "its too easy" comments on steam are on about though as I'm finding it fairly difficult on Normal mode.


Oh strawberry float that noise. It's beating my arse on Normal, and I couldn't give a toss what some nerdcore try-hards think. It's brilliant.



FTL was hard a strawberry float. Maybe it's just not as hard as that?


It's definitely not. It's still hard, but the entry point is much more accessible.

Gemini73 wrote:Yes your are a sanctimonious twat

Bloggy blog blog blog.

Night Call: a game what I worked on
User avatar
IAmTheSaladMan
Member
Joined in 2011
Location: Sunderland

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by IAmTheSaladMan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:37 pm

lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:I’m still playing Shining in the Darkness on Mega Drive. I’m enjoying the game but the inability to revive my characters and having to warp out of the dungeon to do so is getting old.


I played Shinning Force but I just couldn't get into it.


Shining in the Darkness is the first in the series. It's a first person dungeon crawler with typical JRPG battles whereas Shining Force is a tactics game isn't it? I don't usually like dungeon crawlers like this as I tend to get lost but I'm using some maps to help me.


I think you're right. What is the story like in Shining in the Darkness?


Very, very basic. There's a princess trapped in a multi floored dungeon by a sorcerer of some sort and you and a couple of buddies have to rescue her. There's a little exposition if you return to the castle area after clearing each area of the dungeon but it's usually little more than "Well done, now try the next area".


Might give it a go. I remember really enjoying those early dungeon crawlers back in the day.


It's on one of those Mega Drive collections... Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection I think.

Image
User avatar
lex-man
Member
Joined in 2008
Contact:

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by lex-man » Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:42 pm

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:
lex-man wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:I’m still playing Shining in the Darkness on Mega Drive. I’m enjoying the game but the inability to revive my characters and having to warp out of the dungeon to do so is getting old.


I played Shinning Force but I just couldn't get into it.


Shining in the Darkness is the first in the series. It's a first person dungeon crawler with typical JRPG battles whereas Shining Force is a tactics game isn't it? I don't usually like dungeon crawlers like this as I tend to get lost but I'm using some maps to help me.


I think you're right. What is the story like in Shining in the Darkness?


Very, very basic. There's a princess trapped in a multi floored dungeon by a sorcerer of some sort and you and a couple of buddies have to rescue her. There's a little exposition if you return to the castle area after clearing each area of the dungeon but it's usually little more than "Well done, now try the next area".


Might give it a go. I remember really enjoying those early dungeon crawlers back in the day.


It's on one of those Mega Drive collections... Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection I think.


I already have it on Steam.

User avatar
Ironhide
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Autobot City

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by Ironhide » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:14 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:
Pedz wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:
Ironhide wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:Into the Breach.

It's strawberry floating good man. Real strawberry floating good. Advance Wars Vs Chess Vs Pacific Rim* Vs Edge of Tomorrow This coming from someone who never got on with the studio's last game, FTL.

*It's bordering on a full-on rip off of PR's narrative but, eh, strawberry float it.


I'm really enjoying it too, I don't know what all the "its too easy" comments on steam are on about though as I'm finding it fairly difficult on Normal mode.


Oh strawberry float that noise. It's beating my arse on Normal, and I couldn't give a toss what some nerdcore try-hards think. It's brilliant.



FTL was hard a strawberry float. Maybe it's just not as hard as that?


It's definitely not. It's still hard, but the entry point is much more accessible.


Almost beat the 2nd island earlier on but just couldn't protect all the cities so ran out of power and bang, time reset.

I'm using the set of mechs called Rust Hulks, they're good at crowd control but a little tricky to use effectively.

Image
User avatar
Tragic Magic
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Leicester
Contact:

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by Tragic Magic » Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:46 pm

Played the first few missions of No One Lives Forever this afteroon and, my God, it's still one of the best shooters ever made. I can't wait to play the sequels as, although I also loved them, I don't remember them quite as much as the original so they should be an extra treat.

User avatar
Squinty
Member
Joined in 2009
Location: Norn Oirland

PostRe: Currently Playing in 2018....
by Squinty » Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:28 pm

Resident Evil 7. Not really impressed by this so far. Kinda reminds me of Outlast, which wasn't a game I was that into.

Plus the resolution is utter dogshit on the XB1 version. I looks like everything has been smeared by a layer of vaseline.


Return to “Games”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Brerlappin, CuriousOyster, D_C, Garth, ITSMILNER, Jazzem, KjGarly, more heat than light, NickSCFC, OldSoulCyborg, Pedz, Photek, PuppetBoy, smurphy, snm123 and 39 guests