What games have you been playing lately?

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Playing Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door. I played it when it first came out and I recall liking it, but I always liked the Mario & Luigi series better and never revisited it. Everyone seems to lose their spaghetti over it these days on the Internet, so I figured I'd replay it to see what all the fuss is about. Beat the first chapter last night, pretty great so far. Dare I say better than I remember. Context is important; when the original came out, Superstar Saga, Paper Mario 64 and Super Mario RPG were all released in the last decade. So there was this glut of 8/10 0r 9/10 Mario RPG games all released close together. Playing it now, it blows a lot of the new shit out of the water.
 
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Since the System Shock Remake I have been replaying System Shock 2 with some excellent mods (a great balance mod, a randomiser, and a few others) and it's been a blast. If you've been meaning to get into that game, now is a good time.
 

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I beat God of War (2018) last week. I'm working my way through Ragnarök right now.
Done.
God of War (2018) > Ragnarok.
Like, no contest, imo.
I didn't like Ragnarok.

2018 wasn't perfect, but I didn't regret my time with it. If, like me, you consider(ed) OG Kratos an interesting character, consider giving 2018 a try. It's even on PC. I think it makes for an interesting ending to his story. Ofc, GOW 3 is a great ending too imo, so, your call.

Don't touch Ragnarok. Or, if you can't help yourself, consume it in a much more condensed manner, like YouTube or a summary. Your hourglass will be grateful, promise.
 
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Been playing Tears of the Kingdom for almost a month now. Great game but the side quests aren't that great like in other open world games.
Is there a point in these new Switch Zelda games where it "clicks?" I've played some BotW and it feels like I'm just dicking around the plains with Bobolikins

Me, I only got a Switch this year and I'm on my second playthrough of Fire Emblem: Three Houses on Hard Classic. First run was amazing and addictive but it's been a bit of a slog to get my characters into the classes I want
 
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Nope. Overrated if you ask me, although the building mechanic in TOTK is undoubtedly very nice.
Some of the contraptions I've seen on YT are pretty hilarious but Garry's Mod did this like 17 years ago
 
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Is there a point in these new Switch Zelda games where it "clicks?" I've played some BotW and it feels like I'm just dicking around the plains with Bobolikins

Me, I only got a Switch this year and I'm on my second playthrough of Fire Emblem: Three Houses on Hard Classic. First run was amazing and addictive but it's been a bit of a slog to get my characters into the classes I want

It took me a few hours to get into the game. Might be my favorite open world I've played in the last 10 years.
 
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I got back to Morrowind, and then playing Zoids Legacy on my GBA for the nth time (the only ones I play in my gba). And I am considering Chrono Trigger someday.
 
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I picked up an early FromSoft PS1 game called Echo Night, a mystery adventure game where you help lost souls on an old shipwreck move on. I'm really digging the atmosphere and I'm a sucker for PS1 wobbly texture, tank controls, and bad voice acting.


been meaning to check this one out, is it worth playing?
 
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finally tried Tunic and i really like it so far
there's something special in exploring the world while listening to calm ambience and beating shiny coins out of every living being
 

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There's one really good Retro-style FPS Shooter called Ion Fury, which plays a lot like Duke Nukem 3D, mainly because it was made on the same engine, by the same people; 3D realms. It is a whole lot of fun to play, and it's only 94 MB! So you can play it on a low end PC, and for a low price as well.

In the game, you play as Shelly "Bomshell" Harrison, a police officer who is out to save the city from an evil mad scientist who is building himself an army of cyberborgs. It's helluva blast.
 
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I've been playing a lot of Enderal recently, and have been enjoying it much more than I ever enjoyed vanilla Skyrim. The amount of new content and attention to detail is incredible for a free mod and the changes the developers made to the game's leveling, healing, and combat mechanics make it much more challenging. The worldbuilding and story are also surprisingly good so far. The game really shows how good the Elder Scrolls formula can be when it's in the hands of developers who aren't being pressured to cater to the lowest common denominator.
 
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Got like, 11 effects on me so far. Been enjoying being able to play this game now. Whoever did this and did netcoding on a fucking RPG Maker 2000 game from 2009 is a fucking madlad and I give them mad respects.
 
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