(PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by KjGarly » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:07 pm

Spec Ops was a rather sneaky surprise of a hit with me. Got it on the cheap around when it was released to try on my gaming laptop I bought at the time and thought it was strawberry floating awesome. Also Nolan North :wub:

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Brerlappin » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:09 pm

Anyone play Dawn of War 3? I know it got crucified on release but is it worth it for 10 bucks just for the singleplayer?

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Death's Head » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:49 pm

Jazzem wrote:Another Humble Bundle freebie!

Spec Ops: The Line free for the next 48 hours

Can't recommend this one enough, though err be warned that it's not a particularly happy time D:

Just saw this on Hot Deals. At this rate, the one game I bought in January will be the only game I buy all year! PC + free games :wub:

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by KjGarly » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:55 pm

Humble Bundle should get an award or something..

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PostRe: RE: Re: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Death's Head » Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:37 pm

KjGarly wrote:Humble Bundle should get an award or something..
None left, MS have them all.

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Rightey » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:39 pm

Does anyone have that Twitch+ thing? It turns out I have it because I have Amazon Prime. I just saw you get free games every month, is this like a month long trial or do you actually get to keep them forever like you would with Humble Monthly?

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by smurphy » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:13 am

Keep forever.

gooseberry fool, I didn't realise Shadow Tactics was on it last month. Should have linked my Amazon prime. :x Though I think you have to download them through the Twitch client which is a bit of a deal breaker.

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Rightey » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:52 am

What's wrong with the client?

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by smurphy » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:58 am

I just don't want another thing on my system in additional to Steam and GoG and Uplay and Battlenet and so on.

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PostRe: RE: Re: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Death's Head » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:07 am

smurphy wrote:I just don't want another thing on my system in additional to Steam and GoG and Uplay and Battlenet and so on.
I've only downloaded SuperHot so far and that has it's own startup shortcut. Not tried it yet but maybe you only need the client for downloading?

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by Tafdolphin » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:34 pm

Working through Spec Ops at the mo. I still find it to be one of the most interesting games in years. It's got more in common with indie games like Undertale than Gears or CoD really. Even the main strawberry floating menu man.

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Jazzem » Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:46 pm

Thank christ, the disastrous Chrono Trigger port from a month back is getting patches to fix issues:

Hi everyone,
Thanks for all of your feedback, patience and support so far.

We have been working on addressing the issues that you’ve raised, and will be releasing a number of patches over the coming months as we continue to support CHRONO TRIGGER on Steam.

We’re aiming to release the first of these patches in the first half of April, and the biggest change is that it will include an option to switch between the current high-resolution graphics, and the original graphical style of CHRONO TRIGGER.

We’ll post a full list of changes here when the first patch is released. For now, be assured that we’re working very hard on adjusting, updating and supporting CHRONO TRIGGER on Steam.

As CHRONO TRIGGER is going to receive patches over the coming months, we are going to extend the availability of the Limited Edition until:
5PM, April 30th BST / 9AM, April 30th PDT

Thanks again from all of us on the CHRONO TRIGGER team.


http://steamcommunity.com/games/613830/ ... 7148114465

Really hope this is a sign of things to come with Square's Japanese PC releases, which often get no post release support when they badly need it (FF5-6, Nier Automata etc). Wouldn't surprise me if a truckload of Steam refunds lead to them taking action, hooray for pro consumer practices :D

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Rightey » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:32 am

Crusader Kings II is free on Steam for a limited time: http://store.steampowered.com/app/20377 ... _Kings_II/

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Rightey » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:50 pm

So I tried playing Crusader Kings II, start it up and it recommends a tutorial. I think "ok that sounds reasonable" so I start with that, but instead of a tutorial it's just pop-up boxes with information on them whenever you click on something, so I have no direction on what the hell to do. :?

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by smurphy » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:58 pm

Aye the tutorial is shite. I ended up spending about 20 hours watching a tutorial series on YouTube, then decided the game wasn't for me after about 40 minutes. :fp:

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Knoyleo » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:01 pm

I tried the tutorial, and there are some scripted events in it that are there to teach you what to do, but because it also lets you do whatever else, it's possible to break it completely. I got my army involved in another conflict before the scripted rebellion happened, and my army got beaten, and so I had no forces to combat the rebellion with, so it just sat there, with nothing happening.

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Ironhide » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:34 pm

Rightey wrote:So I tried playing Crusader Kings II, start it up and it recommends a tutorial. I think "ok that sounds reasonable" so I start with that, but instead of a tutorial it's just pop-up boxes with information on them whenever you click on something, so I have no direction on what the hell to do. :?


I couldn't even read the text in the tutorial as its strawberry floating tiny, I uninstalled it about 2 years ago and have no desire to ever try it again.

I found the game utterly impenetrable, same applies to Blood Bowl.

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Death's Head » Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:25 pm

Dead Rising 4 is part of this month's Humble monthly bundle. Damn good for $12 plus a few other games.

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by Rightey » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:11 am

Does anyone have any experience with mixed reality headsets?

There seems to be a fair amount of compatability with steam games, and the price is significantly cheaper than the Occulus rift or the Vive...

https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/store/d ... verviewtab

I wanted to try it at the Microsoft store today, but they couldn't get the controller to work. :fp: PC gaming eh? :simper:

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PostRe: (PCGT V) PC gaming is dead, press F to pay respects
by Death's Head » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:33 pm

Satellite Reign is free via Humble Bundle for 20 more hours. Get it quick if you want it....

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