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Subject: Persona 3: FES
Prize: $20 eShop, PSN or Steam code
Date: 3rd October 2014 Time: 16:00 EST
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2221  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Anyone looking forward to Heavy Rain? on: February 13, 2010, 10:57:04 AM
Excellent reviews across the board. 9/10 on both IGN and eurogamer. I was expecting mixed reviews but they've all been very good so far.

I was expecting mixed reviews as well. This might push me over the edge into buying it. I certainly don't want to pass up on an excellent, innovative game like this despite my "this games looks incredibly boring from trailers" vibe I had going on.
My thoughts exactly. I haven't really bene paying much attention to this game, as it initially looked kinda boring. If it really is great then I will have to play it some time or another. Either way, this is NOT a full price purchase. Too many other good games coming out.

2222  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: flOw is currently free on the PS Store. on: February 13, 2010, 10:55:08 AM
Often times these deals are only for Gold members. Is this the case here as well? I'll check it out later, but I only have a Silver membership.
2223  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Game Journal XX - Sharpened Pencil Midnight Bathouse on: February 12, 2010, 11:17:14 AM
Dragon Age - Still in Orzammar.
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Did the Proving battles, the Dust Town stuff, and am now about to go after Branka in the Deep Road.
This is really kinda dragging right now. The whole Dwarf scenario is boring to me.
After 45+ hours I am ready to be done with this game. It's good, but it is distinctly lacking in "Awesome"
March should bring the Awesome.


2224  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: God of war III on: February 12, 2010, 10:57:08 AM
God Damn, this game looks so friggin EPIC. This really is the game I want more than anything else right now. Enough with these slow ass rpgs. I need some carnage.


Can you tell I've had enough of Dragon Age? It's an alright game, but terribly SLOW at times.
2225  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Has anyone played Flower? on: February 11, 2010, 04:39:40 PM
Fantastic game. I'm a bit of a tree hugger, so the meaning behind it all really worked for me. Loved the look of the game, and the music fits perfectly. I suppose some would consider it too short, but I thought it was perfect for what you pay. Highly recommended.
2226  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Level 5 Developing Unannounced PlayStation 3 And Wii Titles on: February 10, 2010, 12:03:00 PM
i think the "charm" in WKC is that it resembles a MMORPG, AGH ive been waiting years to play it and i wont let some bad reviews just kill my expectations, i want the gameee

I don't understand this mentality. I don't care how much I'm looking forward to a game. If it ends up sucking, I won't play it.
Like if ME2 ended up crappy, with fair to midland reviews. I'd say "Man, that sucks", and move on to something else.
Same with FFXIII. If for some reason it turns out bad, or even mediocre, I will not buy it.
My time is too valuable to waste on shitty games.
2227  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Level 5 Developing Unannounced PlayStation 3 And Wii Titles on: February 10, 2010, 09:16:03 AM
Why make a sequel to WKC? Seems like a waste of time and resources. They should be making either Dragon Quest X or Dark Cloud 3. Anything else I don't care about.
2228  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Game Journal XX - Sharpened Pencil Midnight Bathouse on: February 08, 2010, 04:28:50 PM
Dragon Age - I am now in Orzammar. Dwarves in this game have rubbed me the wrong way from the get go, and being here is just making it worse. I don't like that they sound the same as humans. Same with the elves, actually, but they aren't as creepy looking.
Hopefully the deep road will be entertaining.

Yeah, I kind of agree.  I just walked into Orzammar and they seem a little strange.  Perhaps it's because I'm pretty used to World of Warcraft's dwarves for so long that they are immediately what I think of (even though I never made a Dwarf myself).

Oh, and WTF I just found out there's a gold glitch in this game.  Now my rogue is decked out in that expensive as shit Rose Dagger and some badass belt.  Bought some awesome tank ring for Alistair too.
Gold glitch? Where? How?
2229  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Game Journal XX - Sharpened Pencil Midnight Bathouse on: February 08, 2010, 01:59:19 PM
Dragon Age - I am now in Orzammar. Dwarves in this game have rubbed me the wrong way from the get go, and being here is just making it worse. I don't like that they sound the same as humans. Same with the elves, actually, but they aren't as creepy looking.
Hopefully the deep road will be entertaining.


2230  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Hahaha (horrible thing) on: February 08, 2010, 01:32:04 PM
Whoa. Good thing I read this, because I would have done the same thing. Only having a 20gb HD, I generally only have one game installed at a time.
So this forces you to have both disks installed at once? Or it matters more where the game info is saved? i.e. The save info should be elsewhere?


2231  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Post pictures of awesome animals. on: February 04, 2010, 04:42:34 PM
These are all from my garden
Praying Mantises are totally badass. Notice the lack of a head on it's dinner


Hummingbird Moth. Hard to get a good picture of, but very cool:


Metallic green sweat bee:
2232  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Game Journal XX - Sharpened Pencil Midnight Bathouse on: February 01, 2010, 03:32:03 PM
Dragon Age - I am also doing the Circle Tower quest. I like having Wynne in my party, as she kicks more ass than expected. Plus, her healing powers are beyond helpful.
I encountered some sloth demon and ended up in the fade.
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I was confusedly wandering around in the different areas until I got the ability to turn into a mouse. Continued exploration netted me the three other shape shifts. Now I just need to deal with the demon in the middle. I've actually enjoyed playing through this fade area.
2233  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Game Journal XX - Sharpened Pencil Midnight Bathouse on: January 28, 2010, 10:22:00 AM
I decided that after putting 36 hrs into DA, I couldn't just stop to play ME2.
I finished the Elf scenario and got the Arcane Warrior thing.
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I totally sided with the werewolves. It would be cool to get one as a party member
After doing a few sidequesty things I am now in the Circle Tower. Just got Wynne in my party.

BTW, I have had no trouble with any of the DLC with either DA or ME2. I just read the little card, and inputted the code where I was supposed to. The ME2 stuff was "pending" so I'll have to redo it. Regardless, it was easy.

2234  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: How long do you play games a day? on: January 27, 2010, 11:22:55 AM
 Maybe an hour to an hour and a half on weeknights after the wife and kid have gone to bed. I'll try and squeeze in an extra hour or two on the weekends, but am rarely successful. I'd say 10-12 hrs per week on average. Wish I could play more, but that whole work/family/LIFE thing gets in the way.
2235  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Mass Effect 2 on: January 27, 2010, 09:48:58 AM
OK, so I played for about an hour and a half last night.
I'm almost shocked at how much they changed things. It's been majorly streamlined. This is way more Action game with a good story/characters than it is rpg w/ action elements.
After playing DA with it's ridiculous amount of loot and HOURS spent in the menus alone, this is refreshing.
Considering you can get good story and characters out of all sorts of non-rpgs nowadays, it's hard to say THAT is what makes it an rpg. It's evident to me that this game will still have more to it than your average action game. Adding in the conversation wheel and character customization keeps it in the rpg realm.
Still, you could totally sell this solely on its action elements because it's fun to play.
The ammo "system" is kinda odd, but hardly worth thinking about. I haven't played much so I have no clue what this "heat sink" thing is you guys are talking about.
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