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I got the SUPERHOT game some time last year as part of a dirt cheap bundle, but I didn't play it until this evening.

Fun game, but I'm glad I didn't pay the full price of $25. I beat the campaign in just over 2 hours. :/

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Back in 2014, I was one of many who wanted 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' for PC.

Five years later, it's coming to Steam! And it includes Halo Reach, which was not part of the release for Xbox in 2014.

Exciting stuff for me, since I prefer PC gaming over console gaming.

 

https://www.windowscentral.com/halo-master-chief-collection-pc-everything-you-need-know

https://store.steampowered.com/app/976730/Halo_The_Master_Chief_Collection/

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I'm enjoying Diablo 3 on the 360. The cartoon sounds of combat are brilliant. And smashing random stuff never ceases to appeal!

 

Level 15 Monk.

Skeleton King took a few attempts to defeat. The Butcher took just two.

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Most of my gaming is retro now as I can not afford a new current gen console or to upgrade my PC. Perfectly happy with this as I have a backlog of unplayed games some of which date back to before the turn of the century.

 

Currently playing original Xbox Splinter Cell: Double Agent widely regarded as the last really good Splinter Cell game.

 

Love stealth games, cut my teeth on PS Tenchu and went on to play most of its later iterations. Stealth highlights include Deus Ex, Thief: Deadly Shadows and I always enjoy a FPS where stealth is an option like the underrated game: XIII.

 

Perversely I was and still am not a big fan of MGS, or at least the main games. For me where they soar to levels of sophisticated stealth and puzzle challenge gameplay you rarely see even now (Splinter Cell being a notable exception) are the 'VR' missions and challenge modes some of the games include like MGS2: Substance. Stealth and timing cleverly reduced to their purest levels.   

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I'm just going to leave this screen shot here...

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Players of the http://2048game.com will know the feeling...

(BTW, this screenshot is from a Scratch version of the game.)

 

EDIT: My final score was 79740.  A new record for me.

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Two weeks ago I upgraded my graphics card. :D  It had been 6 years since my last upgrade. Now that I can play contemporary titles again, I've started playing Destiny 2. Everyone tells me it's a great game, but there are way too many cutscenes; it's quite obnoxious.

 

I'm also looking forward to playing Borderlands 3, Halo Reach (on PC), and the System Shock reboot.  I still need to play the newer Battlefront 2 as well.

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I lasted four hours playing Dark Souls before frustration got the better of me. Great looking game though. What a shame they pitched it at that level of difficulty.

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Last weekend, I was cleaning out a closet and stumbled upon my old game CD's.  It really made me want to play some Doom 3 and others.

 

I was thinking about building an old XP computer out of spare parts in the garage just so I could play those old titles...

 

Then, today, I saw an article about Star Wars Episode I Pod Racer and I knew I needed to play it.

 

Instead of building an ancient PC, I just went on Steam and purchased a copy for $3.49.

 

I've been playing it all afternoon... so much fun!

 

EDIT: Tips for playing SWe1Racer...

 

1) ALWAYS go into the junkyard to look for spare parts.  The parts are worn out, but sometimes there are good deals in there.

2) When in the junkyard if the top motor is in there and it is really worn out and barely gives you any additional top speed (or maybe it gives you slightly less), buy it even if you have to sell stuff to get it. It is probably the only chance in the entire game you'll have to get the top motor.

3) Don't crash... it makes your parts wear out faster.

4) Buy pit droids... they fix your broken and worn out parts (including the top engine you just bought). You should always have 1 or 2, but after you buy the top motor get the third one.

5) Switch pod racers based on the upcoming track.  Some tracks really need top speed, some need cornering. Every pod racer is different.

6) Memorize the keys you need:

Basic

- Left-Right Arrows for steering 

- W for accelerator

Important

- S to slow down

- Up Arrow for extra acceleration

- Down Arrow to extend jumps and make a softer landing

7) Since you will be coming in first in all your races (right?) when looking at the track, use the right arrow to change the race payout to Winner Takes All!

8 ) Learn to time your starts to get a jump on your opponents.  If you pay attention to the starting countdown, you'll notice it goes 3 3 3... 2 2 2... 1 1 1... Go!  If you press W on the last 1, you'll get a jump, second to last 1 or Go, you'll get no jump.

 

Hope this helps!

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2 hours ago, BoltBait said:

I was thinking about building an old XP computer out of spare parts in the garage just so I could play those old titles...

Why not a virtual machine?

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