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Obscure games Anonymous 11/12/2020 (Thu) 14:36:41 No. 686 [Reply] [Last]
Post obscure games
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Eh, I posted wrong image by mistake. The other one was just the loading screen.
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dk pinball science. a game i had as a kid. i was never very good at it, but i have very strong nostalgia for it.
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>>694 Sorry, I forgot to post the image

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Some Good 360 Games? Anonymous 09/20/2019 (Fri) 04:37:52 No. 20 [Reply] [Last]
All I have right now is an Xbox 360. I have the following games and will rate them according to how much I've enjoyed them

Batman Arkham Asylum - 7/10
Dark Souls II - 4/10
Deux Ex: Human Revolution - 7/10
Devil May Cry 4 - 6/10
Diablo III - 3/10
Elder Scrolls IV - Oblivion - 2/10
Elder Scrolls V - Skyrim - 6/10
Fable II - 7/10
Fallout 3 - 6/10
Final Fantasy XIII - 8/10
Halo Wars - 6/10
MGSV - Ground Zeroes - 5/10
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - 5/10

Yeah, yeah, I know, I'm going to come off as a total pleb, but almost NONE of these games are fun. THEY SUCK. THEY SUCK SO FUCKING HARD. I groan when I look at my abysmal selections. The most fun I had was with FF13, but there's nothing left for me to do except grind out my weapons/accessories. Diablo makes me want to slam my head against the wall until I die, it is such a miserable boring piece of shit.

Skyrim/Fallout feel a mile wide but an inch deep, and after the first 100 hours everything feels the same, I'm not remotely interested in playing all the quests. I like lore, but I prefer reading it online when a specific subject intrigues me, I am not at all pleased with the dialogue heavy presentations of most of these games. That's what spoils MGS and Deus Ex for me, despite their interesting gameplay. I have nowhere near the patience needed for Dark Souls anymore.

What I really want to play is a good RPG or RTS or action RPG. I want something with satisfying core gameplay but with LOTS of attributes, skill trees, abilities, and a sense of growth. Oblivion sucks because the gameplay isn't even fun, and the stat growth system requires a tedious amount of micromanaging.

An RTS would be nice but Halo Wars feels too arcade-like for me. I want to LARP as a king with heirs and concubines and alliances, preferably set in the real world. I don't mind reading text if it's for making decisions, but I could not care less about fictional world-building like what MGS or DE demand.

Fable II was amazing at first, but the amount of things to do ran out quickly. I don't like the fact I've maxed out all of my skills without trying.

So, to summarize what I'm looking for:
-RPG with satisfying gameplay and lots of stats/skill trees that doesn't require paying attention to plot/characters/dialogue?
-Action RPG with the same as above?
-RTS based on real world, with empire/alliance/family building?
-God games? Ie city/world building

And finally, are there any good anime games like Dragon Ball, Gundam, Bleach, Naruto, etc.? I know they are fun on other systems, but what about 360? Is DBZ Xenoverse worth it? It's like $20-$30 used; that's my whole budget pretty much. Some of those Naruto games look great. Gundam is always kino.

I like to play games while I listen to political, history, creepypasta, or internet history podcasts/YouTube channels.

Can anyone else me with my very, very specific needs? I know it's very tempting to tell me to "kys faggot".

Thank you all very much, and I'm very sorry for being such a pleb faget, I mean it really.

Pic related. Wish I had a fucking PS3 or PS4. Hell even a Nintendo system would be better than this tedious hellhole of a selection.
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>>20 Your taste is wierd but try Kingdoms of Amalur, or even Dragons Dogma, if youlike shooting try Far Cry 3 or even 4, is a pretty decent xbox360 port. No good RTS on 360 if you didn't like Halo Wars you won't like the others, you could try Supreme COmmander 2 but its worse than Halo wars imo.
how the fuck is oblivion bad you dumb nigga
>>684 skyrim should be 2/10 instead. stock oblivion is better than stock skyrim and i would say my experience with heavily modded versions of both still put oblivion ahead.
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>>20 your list is trash the ff series only just got good btw. turn based combat is fucking RETARDED

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Is PC gaming the best Anonymous 10/23/2020 (Fri) 17:10:51 No. 682 [Reply] [Last]
Mods, being able to torrent PC games, being able to upgrade, being able to play tons of older games, it seems like PC gaming is the master race am I right?
>>682 There really isn't any debate

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Playstation 2 Thread Anonymous 10/01/2020 (Thu) 17:29:52 No. 677 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is for discussion of PS2 games, hardware, and homebrew. Looks like prices for hardware are slowly starting to tick up from rock bottom so now's a good time to stash one or two fat's with firewire ports away in the closet if you think you'll be interested at some point.
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>>677 For the uninitiated, here's a QRD > LAUNCHING HOMEBREW: Easiest way is with "FreeMcBoot memory card". This is a set of specially crafted files on a PS2 memory card that automatically runs an exploit at boot-time with no user input. From here you get a modified system menu that can be used to launch whatever executable you want, i.e. backup loaders and other homebrew. >how do I get these files on my memory card easiest way to get started is to just buy a memory card from someone on ebay that already has the files. once you can launch homebrew it's an easy process to copy the exploit to other memory cards, so if you have a friend who's already running homebrew he can hook you up too. There's also some long annoying process with disc swapping or something if you refuse to buy another memory card but I only recommend that if you have serious autism.
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>>677 >GAMES FROM HDD ON FAT PS2 The easiest way to play games is to get a fat PS2, because it's easy to mount an internal hard drive. >HARD DRIVE FOR FAT PS2 OPTION 1: OEM SONY NETWORK ADAPTER with IDE HDD. The original OEM Sony network adapter has working network support but only supports IDE Hard Drives. This is a simple setup but IDE hard drives are all slow spinning rust, small capacity, are probably going to die soon, and are more expensive per GiB than modern SATA drives since they stopped making IDE drives a long time ago. OPTION 2: CHINESE SATA NETWORK ADAPTER These things work just fine and provide SATA compatibility out of the box. They don't come with a working RJ45 port though. There's still a port on the back but I think it's dialup/phone line or something. I've used one of these in the past and it works just fine. I've never used the network for anything so I wasn't bothered by the lack of network. OPTION 3: OEM SONY NETWORK ADAPTER WITH INTERNAL MODDED SATA BOARD I use this now, pretty cool. It's a little internal board that goes into the OEM adapter and replaces the IDE interface with a SATA one. I think these boards are pretty recent, I don't remember them being around as of a couple years ago. Pic related. OPTION 4: OEM SONY NETWORK ADAPTER WITH EXTERNAL IDE->SATA board. This was the happening thing a couple years ago, but I never managed to get it to work. I bought the right startech adapter, modded the power cable etc, and still nothing, drive not recognized. The physical constraints make this a pain in the ass and it never worked for me anyways so I can't recommend it.
Apparently there's now a DVD boot exploit as of a couple months ago. Haven't tried it out yet but will report back when I do. Could take away the need to get a memory card on ebay or do the tedious shit to get an entrypoint if it really does work as advertised.
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Managed to build the super mario 64 port for PS2. saves and everything. a few of the shaders and special effects like bob-ombs exploding are mildly glitched but it really runs well all things considered. feed me a (you) and I'll upload it to some anon sharing site. as built currently it's an ELF you put onto a USB stick and launch from ulaunchELF, same as any other homebrew ELF feed me a couple (yous) and I'll try to combine it with freeDVDboot to see if I can just make an ISO all you non-modded fags can just burn and boot straightaway. no promises on if it will actually save this way though

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Anonymous 02/15/2020 (Sat) 03:58:10 No. 464 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is dedicated to the Nintendo DS. Say something nice about it.
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PuzzƖе Gαmes
psp is better
My old flash cart (Acekard 2) is busted. Might get another one, but only if it can natively run GBA games.
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It's moderately old news by now (two years?) but you can now play roms on DSi and DSi XL without needing a flash cart. Use TWiLight menu ++ or whatever plus some other stuff for coldboot, there's some guides out there. Pretty cool, compatibility doesn't seem all that great but it still seems to be like 80% or so. Flash cards aren't that expensive but the mainstream sites like ebay are always trying to block them so you end up on suspicious oriental sites. -Also this allows you to play DSi specific games, I think this is the only way to play these besides emulation. I like "Advanced Circuits", kind of fun train puzzler. - You can play GBA games too, even on DSi and DSiXL which don't have the slot. Compatibility seems to be again only about 80% or so with some minor glitches, but hey man my test rom of Metroid Zero Mission seemed to run just fine so seems pretty good to me

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WINE gaming thread Anonymous 09/06/2020 (Sun) 06:12:11 No. 666 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is exclusively for discussion of running Windows PC games on GNU/Linux through the use of WINE. Not really interested in discussion of Proton (Steam), go make another thread for that. I view it as sort of an awkward middle ground, if I'm willing to run steam I might as well just boot up my dedicated windows pc
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>>666 >repeating integers I've got GTA: San Andreas working pretty well. I had it all set up and working on my windows pc and just transferred the files over, I was pleasantly surprised that it mostly just worked. here's some notes: FILES: I downloaded the Steam copy of the game. I then downgraded the game to the 1.0 version, this allows mods to work and in the process rips out the steam drm/cd check. At this point, you can just drag and drop the folder out from your steam directory into another folder (I put it with my GOG games), then uninstall the game from steam. Then I modded it just a bit, I grabbed Silent's ASI Loader, Silent's SilentPatch, and Silent's GInput plugin from his website. That's the setup that I've been using on my windows pc, so I have a working portable copy of the game I can install anywhere just by dragging the folder around. There are also similar WINE-SPECIFIC: On first run, the game didn't work at all. It basically put up a frozen copy of my desktop that I had to alt-tab out of. I had to use winecfg to set a virtual desktop , a pretty common first step for troubleshooting stuff. Then the videos don't work, so I have to click once inside the blank wine desktop to skip through the videos, then the menu pops up and the game works as normal. Another oddity is I have my file manager setup so I can usually just run .exe's with WINE by clicking on them (auto-runs " wine %f " in a terminal), but in this case it only works if I run it manually from a terminal. In game I adjusted the resolution to 1920x1080 (my desktop res) and the game successfully expands to fill the whole screen. (Not all games work well with this, some still end up showing the taskbar and dock and thus cropping off some of the display area) COMPATIBILITY: Seems pretty good so far, only have a couple nitpicks. I don't have pressure-sensitive buttons on my DS3 working, on my windows PC that was accomplished through an old version of SCP in conjunction with the GInput mod and I didn't even try setting it up SCP here on my Linux computer. Vsync: on Windows I turn the frame limiter off (game defaults to ~25/30 fps with it on) and use NVidia settings to turn vsync on and lock it to 60 fps. On here I don't have an easy way to lock framerates so currently I'm just running with the frame limiter on and dealing with the consistent 30 fps. It's on intel graphics anyways so I'm not losing much fps. The only other things I can't get working are the intro movies (mpeg1), which I don't care about, and the user track player for any formats so far, tried mp3 and wav. not a big loss.
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>>666 Managed to get GTA Vice City working as well, very similar process to San Andreas, just grabbed the Vice City versions of the mods instead of the SA ones. All three games run on pretty similar engines so I expect GTA III will work the same way too. Oddities I've noticed: The widescreen HUD textures don't actually work through WINE, even though I'm using the exact same files that work on Windows. Also I've noticed that both on Windows and in WINE the fans spin up a lot harder when the frame throttle is set to "on". Are they doing something dumb like a busy idle loop instead of going to sleep? It made me motivated to try to find a plugin/ mod that could replace the frame throttle, but I haven't been successful yet. The game plays okay with the frame throttle off, but there's no vsync which is a bit unaesthetic and I got stuck in that stupid milkshake hut in the northpoint mall a few times. Had to toggle the frame limiter on for a quick second just so I could escape it, fucking entrance acts like a one-way valve when frame throttle is off.
has anyone managed to run Illusion games on wine? I've been trying to run Play Home without success, the installer won't even launch.
>>673 begone coomer
>>666 very nice

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I tried to make it through the door man Anonymous 09/25/2019 (Wed) 16:06:03 No. 50 [Reply]
just shoot at the random lady walking on the street.
the phantom. exterior like fish egg's. interior like suicide wrist-red. I could exercise you, this could be your phys-ed.

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wesnoth thread Anonymous 09/02/2020 (Wed) 01:57:45 No. 657 [Reply] [Last]
first wesnoth thread
open source, so that seems pretty cool. shill me on this game with some more screenshots or webms or something. is it a tactics-type game like fire emblem or final fantasy tactics?
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>>659 yes it is a tactics game,turn based.the main campains are ok, and there are plenty of user made ones that you can download.But for me the best part of the game is the multiplayer.where you can play as diffrent races and factions,on multiple maps and get add ons for more off them as well as more maps.

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Anonymous 09/21/2019 (Sat) 16:53:38 No. 30 [Reply] [Last]
This board might look fine now but it is only a matter of time before it will turn into casual shit. What should be the requirements to be able to post on /v/?
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let's repace that disgrace with planescape torment and /thread
Make it so
That's a good choice but what about non-rpgs?
>>226 posts that have aged poorly
>>30 go back to plebbit you faggot

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PC Gaming Thread Anonymous 04/03/2020 (Fri) 07:59:24 No. 534 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is for discussion of PC games. The focus will be on x86 games released in the last 25-30 years but feel free to discuss older x86 games or games for classic computers such as 68000- or 6502-based platforms. What are you playing these days?
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>>646 You can't ally with Dagoth Ur. He will fight you even if you answer that you intend to continue his plan. Also, you could see gaining favor with the nigger elves as jewing them to the Empire's advantage. That's essentially what happens lorewise anyway, since you're aided by the Imperial spy network. Some of the nigger elves are actually cool, too, like Divayth Fyr (although he is very easy to upset and you have to kill him if you want a full Daedric set since I remember him having the only copy of one of the pauldrons). There is a lot of great optional content and the expansions are a lot of fun, if you're adamant about not completing the main quest. Maybe check out some mods. I was trying out a city mod while hosting multiplayer for some friends. I had to can it because it was doing something weird to OpenMW, but the town with the buff, shirtless Imperial grandpa was denser and larger. Lots of cool mods exist for Morrowind on Nexus, though. I can't remember if OpenMW is compatible with the GOG version, but updating the game engine could be a good idea if so. Just make sure you look up mod compatibility documentation for OpenMW on their wiki.
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Games I have enjoyed recently on a half-recent intel graphics laptop running lunix: - Morrowind (OpenMW) - Strife: Veteran Edition (WINE) - System Shock: Enhanced Edition (WINE) - Duke Nukem 3D (eduke32 sourceport) also semi-enjoyed Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II but it's buggy enough through WINE that I'm not sure it's worth playing on linux
played a bunch of tis-100 and some shenzhen i/o. main limiting factor is the absolutely tiny program length requirements. basically every challenge would be dead simple to write in c/c++/python/whatever as a 40 line program with 3-5 variables but you've got to figure out some way to split the workload across multiple nodes. most of the time it's not even really true multithreaded, just figuring out how to split the program flow cleanly. fun but it makes your head hurt, especially when you know you could just cheapshit jam it all out on one node if you only had 1-3 more lines of code available. I'm working on a program that draws a windmill of peace in the TIS-100 image scratchpad. I'll post it here if I get it figured out well.
Finished my Deus Ex playthrough. ending notes: based and tedpilled . Feels kind of like they ran out of money at the very end though, I would have liked at least a ~10 second shot of how the future ends up, sort of like how Fallout 3 gives you a quick rundown at the end. Overall my save file has me at only the ~22 hour mark but I'm pretty sure I spent about double that thanks to all the saving and reloading. It felt much longer than the 22 hours of content anyways since everything is so intense. very, very good.


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