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Now that Bowsette is officially over, where will you be sending your horny energy?
Melinda Rust (née Megamelons)
Twitch streamers
VTube animes
Any of the other –ette monstrosities
[Lie] I don’t get horny.
Other (Bowsette)
Now that I'm an IK, I can make my own option
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Jay Rust
Sep 27, 2011



The simp squad will simply have to wait their turn


Notable September 2020 Releases:

Hitman [Stadia] – September 1
Hitman 2 [Stadia] – September 1


Spelunky 2 [PS4] – September 15


Baldur's Gate 3 [PC, Stadia] – September 30

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Relax Or DIE
May 8, 2006







big rear end bowsette

Relax Or DIE
May 8, 2006







also Jay Rust congrats on your nuptials

CubeTheory
Mar 26, 2010


I'm Taro Kitazawa! I'm going to draw comics in America!


I don't understand why I can't send my horny energy to pizza, because let's be honest, it's what I'm horny for

cheetah7071
Oct 20, 2010

honk honk





College Slice

oh no the thread now shares an icon with another thread in my bookmarks

CharlieFoxtrot
Mar 26, 2007


Thread title accurate because I am going to be playing Crusader Kings III on Gamepass tomorrow!

TJ Hafer of Three Moves Ahead gave it a 10/10 for the review on IGN

I said come in!
Jun 22, 2004




Bowsette will never be over.

SeXReX
Jan 9, 2009

I drink, mostly.
And get mad at people on the internet





https://clips.twitch.tv/AntediluvianObservantGooseKappaClaus



It's still August in 75% of God's country if were gonna jump the gun why not do it for new zealand time?

CharlieFoxtrot
Mar 26, 2007


I am not sure if I can join the CK3 discord because my custom status is my avatar here and their rules include "no politics"

Booky
Feb 21, 2013

chill bug


september, aka summer jr

Dewgy
Nov 10, 2005

bok bok bok





College Slice

I said come in! posted:

Bowsette will never be over.

Relax Or DIE
May 8, 2006







CharlieFoxtrot posted:

I am not sure if I can join the CK3 discord because my custom status is my avatar here and their rules include "no politics"

lmao incredible

homeless snail
Mar 14, 2007




quoting this post to properly castigate it

Malcolm Turnbeug posted:

I'm actually trying really hard to engage with it as a text so to speak and not a Skinner box but that's fine if you don't want to do that, it seems to fulfill both functions pretty well tbh
if you think the text of a game doesn't extend to its mechanics you severely dont understand video games

JordanKai
Aug 19, 2011

Get high and think of me.




Booky posted:

september, aka summer jr

Lil Summer

CharlieFoxtrot
Mar 26, 2007


I am watching Aerith's voice actor about to beat FF7 Remake...

Still easily one of the best games of the year

RBA Starblade
Apr 27, 2008

Going Home.



I can't stop playing Gundam Maxiboost help

I'm actually gitting gud at it

I said come in! posted:

Bowsette will never be over.

So long as there is one sad, lonely, pathetic, miserable, horny nerd on the internet, Bowsette will live on

TA Metis
Aug 1, 2014




cheetah7071 posted:

oh no the thread now shares an icon with another thread in my bookmarks

does every thread you have bookmarked have a unique icon?

Microcline
Jul 27, 2012

For every
volunteer
an opportunity.



I started playing Heaven's Vault on the thread's suggestion and I can't really tell if I should continue. The core idea of solving ancient mysteries by puzzling out a language appeals to me, but every aspect of the game outside of that feels like it was designed and programmed by people who have never played a video game. Walking around is both incredibly frustrating and painfully slow, and there seem to be missable puzzle elements hidden in some dead ends (but not others) or the environments. Dialog is for some reason controlled with Q, R, and the number keys, and text is all over the place instead of using the functional interfaces for reading conversations that VNs and Western RPGs have had for years. Sailing is just meh, in that it wastes time but doesn't seem offensively bad.

People who liked the game, is this worth powering through for what comes later or should I just return it and play something else?

abraham linksys
Sep 6, 2010



CharlieFoxtrot posted:

I am not sure if I can join the CK3 discord because my custom status is my avatar here and their rules include "no politics"

mapgames are like the only form of horseshoe theory i believe in because everyone who gets super into them is either a staunch theory-reading leftist or a fascist who wants to restore the monarchy

RazzleDazzleHour
Mar 30, 2016



CharlieFoxtrot posted:

I am watching Aerith's voice actor about to beat FF7 Remake...

Still easily one of the best games of the year

I wanna play this game still, very excited for when it eventually becomes 20$ in the next few months

Games I'm looking forward to this month: 13 Sentinels and Genshin Impact. Both in the last four days of the month.

cheetah7071
Oct 20, 2010

honk honk





College Slice

TA Metis posted:

does every thread you have bookmarked have a unique icon?

it's surprisingly close

CharlieFoxtrot
Mar 26, 2007


Actually I checked and the workers at Paradox are already unionized?

I'm gonna roll the dice

CharlieFoxtrot
Mar 26, 2007


"Bring it on, bitch." -- Cloud, FF7 Remake (2020)

dreamless
Dec 18, 2013



Microcline posted:

People who liked the game, is this worth powering through for what comes later or should I just return it and play something else?

There's some cool stuff in there and I enjoyed it but it doesn't ever stop being what it is. Your character's an rear end in a top hat and a robophobe, nobody has legs, everything's a mite too slow, inventory management suuuucks. But there is actual plot and ancient mysteries, including the eponymous vault; if you're just looking for reassurance that there's actually something there, there is. It's not all reading inscriptions off of shovel handles.

But if you're not at least slightly charmed by the jank I wouldn't keep going. Fwiw they come by "never made a video game" honestly, Inkle are IF/CYOA folks and their reach exceeded their grasp a little on this one. Better that than the opposite, imo.

I said come in!
Jun 22, 2004




RBA Starblade posted:

So long as there is one sad, lonely, pathetic, miserable, horny nerd on the internet, Bowsette will live on

right here

I said come in!
Jun 22, 2004




RazzleDazzleHour posted:

I wanna play this game still, very excited for when it eventually becomes 20$ in the next few months

Games I'm looking forward to this month: 13 Sentinels and Genshin Impact. Both in the last four days of the month.

Looking forward to Genshin Impact, and the remaster of Kingdom of Amular.

haveblue
Aug 15, 2005





Toilet Rascal

Voted "I don't get horny", except it's the truth, because I stay horny

Lord Bob
Jun 1, 2000


Microcline posted:

I started playing Heaven's Vault on the thread's suggestion and I can't really tell if I should continue. The core idea of solving ancient mysteries by puzzling out a language appeals to me, but every aspect of the game outside of that feels like it was designed and programmed by people who have never played a video game. Walking around is both incredibly frustrating and painfully slow, and there seem to be missable puzzle elements hidden in some dead ends (but not others) or the environments. Dialog is for some reason controlled with Q, R, and the number keys, and text is all over the place instead of using the functional interfaces for reading conversations that VNs and Western RPGs have had for years. Sailing is just meh, in that it wastes time but doesn't seem offensively bad.

People who liked the game, is this worth powering through for what comes later or should I just return it and play something else?

It is a decidedly odd game, because it is entirely a story/puzzle/adventure game, but it is also completely open and you can do things in any order and there is a ton of stuff you can entirely bypass or just never even find and still complete the game with an understanding of the story.

I found it completely fascinating as a concept, the way the story can unfold in a hundred ways it feels like this huge branching thing that I was free to crack open in whatever random ways I decided to, align myself with whatever characters I wanted to etc. It felt so much more freeform than any other adventure game I'd ever played, which was strange and a little hard to get used to.

I played on PS4 where the controls were fine (if I remember right, the face buttons were used for dialog responses) so maybe plug a controller in and see if that helps.

Walk speed and the meandering way the space-boat drives (actually on ps4 the boat was controlled with the analog triggers; that probably hasn't translated to mouse/keyboard in a particularly smooth fashion so really might be worth plugging in a controller with triggers) are both kinda built around forcing you to just relax into this weird world and immerse yourself in it and kinda go with the flow and feel out where the story takes you -- though I think they did patch in a "just loving go there" button for places you've already managed to navigate to.

I don't think there's even a way to see "everything" in a single playthrough, there are choices you make that will entirely block off paths and branches while unlocking others.

If you can relax into that, it's definitely worth persisting. If your entire body is rejecting the idea of not being able to min-max and see everything you probably won't enjoy your time with it.

CharlieFoxtrot
Mar 26, 2007


It sounds like Heaven's Vault is a Strand Game

RBA Starblade
Apr 27, 2008

Going Home.



haveblue posted:

Voted "I don't get horny", except it's the truth, because I stay horny

That's my secret cap

THE AWESOME GHOST
Oct 21, 2005



Baldur’s gate is this month?!

Also looking forward to playing Tony Hawk again but waiting to see if they somehow mess it up yet again

Real hurthling!
Sep 11, 2001






THE AWESOME GHOST posted:

Baldur’s gate is this month?!

Also looking forward to playing Tony Hawk again but waiting to see if they somehow mess it up yet again

Its just the first chapter of bg3 afaik. They did the same thing for dos2

Attestant
Oct 23, 2012

Don't judge me.



Nothing makes me more confident about a game like releasing it piecemeal over time.

FirstAidKite
Nov 8, 2009

Ask me about the influence of African instruments on the formation of American musical styles.


hello

hatty
Feb 28, 2011




Pork Pro

It worked for Hitman

CharlieFoxtrot
Mar 26, 2007


Paradox released 13 expansion packs for Crusader Kings II

FirstAidKite
Nov 8, 2009

Ask me about the influence of African instruments on the formation of American musical styles.


In a row?

THE AWESOME GHOST
Oct 21, 2005



Real hurthling! posted:

Its just the first chapter of bg3 afaik. They did the same thing for dos2

Ugh no thanks I’ll wait for them to finish

A Sometimes Food
Dec 8, 2010

Relinquish your foolish
delusions of control.






All at once.

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cuntman.net
Mar 1, 2013



im actually going to psakdfnawldsjfawlkewkef

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