What are you playing now?

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by digitalwanderer, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. trinibwoy

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    Just finished Mass Effect. It was great but don't really have much motivation to play through again. There were very few choices during the game which seemed impactful except
    banging Williams if you chose to save her from the geth
    :devious:. What do you guys recommend for a followup? I've heard good things about the Witcher....
     
  2. KimB

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    Yeah, the choices aren't all that tremendous. Most of it just comes down to seeing how different encounters play out. A number of the quests have quite a few different ways they can occur. Sure, most of the smaller quests aren't that interesting, but a fair number of the story-oriented ones can be.
    For example, in the part in Noveria where you're attempting to get into the garage, there are quite a few different ways to go. One involves getting Anoleus and his "secretary" to kill each other.

    The big change, I suppose, comes at the end, where you pick whether or not to save the council.

    Anyway, if you want to see what kind of things are available, pick up a walkthrough and take a look.

    Yeah, The Witcher comes highly recommended. It can be a bit slow-paced at times, but it's a good RPG.
     
  3. I.S.T.

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    The choices in Witcher don't amount to too much, sadly. Just a few different quests, some slightly different dialog at the end and a few characters pissed off at you in the final chapter and epilogue. It also has poor character development. Play the game for its' plotline, which is quite interesting, and the gameplay, not the advertised choices and morality system.
     
  4. John Reynolds

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    Just pre-ordered the CE for Dragon Age from the EA Store (please forgive me). Free shipping and the low-low cost of $65. I'm such a sap for these things, but then I don't really buy as many games each year as I used to. I used to average 18-20 PC games/year, and now I doubt if I buy 12.
     
  5. StefanS

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    You could also have a go at Gothic I and Gothic II which you can pick up for 10 USD each from Good Ol' Games .
     
  6. Rootax

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    I think the morality system is interesting actually. Ok, it doesn't change the game very much (but, it does anyway, your enemies will change sometimes because of yours choices), but it makes you feel that Geralt can't achieve a perfect situation, even if you try to remain neutral. It's a very important thing in the Witcher saga (i mean the books), and i was very happy to find that in the game.
     
  7. pjbliverpool

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    I'm still playing assasins creed but I haven't picked it, or any other game up in 3 weeks now. I've been on holiday for 2 weeks like but got quite a bit of crazy stuff going on in my life atm thats made gaming seem a little irrelivant. Hey, its Friday tomorrow though and I have the house to myself. Thats ideal beer and computer game time :D
     
  8. digitalwanderer

    digitalwanderer Dangerously Mirthful
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    How is Ass Creed? I never did play it much...
     
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    Looks incredible and its got a great atmosphere. Its a game you really have to settle in to play though, you can't just pick it up for a quick half hour blast.

    Once your into the swing of it though its pretty enjoyable.
     
  10. I.S.T.

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    it don't feel that way to me. =\ It feels like they just felt like they had a story to tell, and damn the consequences. A better way to do that, IMO, would have been to have the other side been the enemies behind it, no matter which side you choose.
     
  11. Davros

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    Saints Row 2 is there anything I can change to stop it looking like ass ?
     
  12. Neb

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    I dont think so the game is as ugly as a PC game from 2001 in these days and runs like crap on high end.
     
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  13. almighty

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    I'm playing the Original Halo!!!!

    Getting 500fps in places maxed out :shock:

    Average is about 300fps :shock:
     
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    Lol, no nothing. Thats got to be one of the worst pieces of coding in the last decade!
     
  15. Kyyla

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    GTA 3 here we come!
     
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    Kyyla why do you play GTA3 with low settings?
     
  17. ShaidarHaran

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    Is that dithering in a PC title? Nice port job :roll:
     
  18. almighty

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    ROFL just had the framerate in the Original Halo at 800-900fps constant!!!
     
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    Even better, try the benchmark in Incoming (from the Riva TNT release period).
     
  20. Davros

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    Today the eternal search for the elusive goodness lead me to a local market
    where I uncovered the following slices
    The Orange Box,
    Half Life 2
    Half Life 2 Episode One
    Crysis
    Mass effect
    Psychonaughts
    Oblivion
    Myst V : end of ages

    all for the agreeable price of £1 each, unfortunately all the valve games were already registered, which is a bitch
    Also bought Wolfenstein which didnt cost me £1 :( but I am enjoying it
    and I picked up Marvel Ultimate Alliance for £4.99
     
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