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Old 2016-03-31, 00:54
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Having recently acquired an Nvidia Shield (android portable gaming device made by Nvidia), The beautiful world of Android gaming opened up for me !

Little Big Adventure 2
(Yes, shut up )
The DOS emulator works quite though it is hard to set-up, I'm glad the pre-configured GoG versions of so many games exist !

When playing LBA2 I used to press ENTER a lot to have the camera like it was following me. Here the rendering time is a bit higher so I thought why not play the whole thing without ever pressing ENTER ?
Result ? Hardly playable for a new player, luckily, I know the game inside-out, so I'm not bothered by dead zones.
Frankly I found the static camera very interesting and unique, gives an almost cinematic feel to the game. Some textures are weird, but whole in all, this game aged rather well I'd say.

Scenario wise I can't say the same thing... Aliens out of nowhere ? I'm not hooked-up on that any more (so funny that no one cares though, Bob even says something like "That's nice, but they could've stayed home, really" )
Even worse, you have to kill the emperor. Why ?
Twinsen always attacked only people who attacked him first...But the emperor is harmless ! But the game is like "No, the lift is up, you can't exit this room until you've KILLED the guy."...
Not cool...
Whole in all, very beautiful game, very disappointing story for such a vast world

LBA-Android port
Just a note, the screen is panning... Weirdly, I feel like this breaks the rhythm of the game, and makes the grids feel... dead... Now everything is moving, except the world, and the panning makes that pop-out.
Other than that, nice port, cool framerate.
(God, I sound like such a snob x) )
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Old 2016-08-09, 09:10
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Old 2016-08-30, 13:06
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Old 2016-09-10, 16:57
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Inside - Beautiful. Realistic. Scary. Cruel. Evil. Creative. Challenging. Flowing. Enchanting. Fun. Genuine. And many other adjectives.

I shall say no more. Watch the trailer and that should be enough for you to decide to play this game.

(I'm still playing)
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Old 2016-09-10, 21:09
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It's on my wishlist since launch trailer, but haven't got it yet.
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Old 2016-09-10, 23:41
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I just realized I posted a star trek beyond review in the game thread. Whoops.
Wonder what messed me up there.
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Old 2016-10-04, 13:41
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Old 2016-10-10, 00:13
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Kerbal Space Program

Not sure it even counts as a game, but it's fun for engineers / rocket science nerds at least.
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Old 2016-11-04, 11:28
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Technobabylon - Still playing. I just love everything about this game. A *modern* sci-fi that doesn't feel outdated and neither does it feel alien. Very refreshing. And I'm not one to like outdated graphics, but this art (pixel art?) in low resolution 2D sierra-style looks fantastic. It just makes the experience so easy to swallow and to focus on the story and the characters without depriving you of pretty pretty visuals. Give this game a try. It's still available at Humble Bundle for pay-what-you-want for the next 4 days.
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Old 2016-11-04, 16:45
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chaosfish: from the pics it looks really cool. what is it exactly? point and click style?
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Old 2016-11-04, 18:23
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Yup, point and click. If you like it I recommend adding other Wadget Eye games to your queue, such as Gemini Rue and the Blackwell games. They also have quite a few other games I still haven't gotten around to playing but I'm sure they're worth checking out as well.
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Old 2016-11-07, 09:18
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UFO

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Old 2016-11-08, 20:37
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Just closed OpenTTD, although I was very addicted to Factorio, until it started crashing
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Old 2016-11-08, 22:33
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Ah, so Factorio is a game
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Old 2016-11-09, 21:09
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Old 2016-11-14, 09:21
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Old 2017-01-20, 02:20
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For those of you who

STILL

haven't tried yet the best couch/party local multiplayer game named

SPACETEAM

be sure to know that

SGK

made a custom skin for it, and it's already publicly available

WORLDWIDE

and that's yet another reason to play this

⋆ A M A Z I N G L Y ⋆ F U N ⋆

game.

to activate my skin just to go Upgrades > Ship > scroll down until you see Classy and click Active.

Such a beauty, this little cozy spaceship I designed, don't you agree?
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A few years ago, under the guise of protecting the population, Dr. FunFrock herded the planet's habitants into the southern hemisphere. The repression is harsh. Every day brings more and more arrests, and the people slowly begin to lose hope. In an effort to keep their spirits up, the people sometimes evoke an ancient legend along with the name of a goddess, Sendell. The mentioning of the legend or Sendell has since been forbidden by Dr. FunFrock. Meanwhile... a young quetch named Twinsen has been having strange dreams...
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Old 2017-01-25, 11:39
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Hey can anyone get me hyped about a new or upcoming game that is *really* good and requires a very powerful GPU? I'm looking for an excuse to buy a new graphics card...
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Old 2017-01-25, 15:21
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Doesn't require much GPU at all, but INSIDE is a really, really good game.
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A few years ago, under the guise of protecting the population, Dr. FunFrock herded the planet's habitants into the southern hemisphere. The repression is harsh. Every day brings more and more arrests, and the people slowly begin to lose hope. In an effort to keep their spirits up, the people sometimes evoke an ancient legend along with the name of a goddess, Sendell. The mentioning of the legend or Sendell has since been forbidden by Dr. FunFrock. Meanwhile... a young quetch named Twinsen has been having strange dreams...
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Old 2017-01-25, 16:40
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I know. It really is. You should also try Detention, it's a Japanese game (available in English) and thus weird which does much to amplify it's horror weird factor. Not as cool as Inside and it's just point and click basically but it's still pretty cool. Or at least, interesting.
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Old 2017-01-27, 04:46
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Fishos, nice! (appears to be a chinese game though... ) hum... looks so exquisite... but tad too dark for me I suppose.
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A few years ago, under the guise of protecting the population, Dr. FunFrock herded the planet's habitants into the southern hemisphere. The repression is harsh. Every day brings more and more arrests, and the people slowly begin to lose hope. In an effort to keep their spirits up, the people sometimes evoke an ancient legend along with the name of a goddess, Sendell. The mentioning of the legend or Sendell has since been forbidden by Dr. FunFrock. Meanwhile... a young quetch named Twinsen has been having strange dreams...
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Old 2017-01-27, 11:02
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SGK, I think you would really like The Beginner's guide, it's... don't know what to say without spoiling it...
Let's say I always found the lack of 3D virtual sculpture/paintings saddening, well this game does its best remedy this.
That's for the visual aspect, as to what it is about... I'd say it's about knowing someone.

No, really, everyone, play this game

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Old 2017-01-27, 11:29
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The Beginner's Guide is kinda nice and certainly different. If you're into post-modern games, you also must play The Stanley Parable. Also play the "Demo", which in all its post-modern glory is an entirely separate game.

(come on people, no GPU-heavy game recommendations at all?)

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The Stanely Parable is on sale at $3.74 at Humble Bundle, so if you buy it, buy it there. (you get a steam key anyway)

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Old 2017-01-27, 17:51
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Of course play the Stanley parable, that's a given, duh

There's also Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist from the designer of the Stanley parable, a different take of what they were doing in the demo. Also, it's free
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Old 2017-01-27, 23:59
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Downloaded and began playing... looks awesome
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