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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:45 
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The opening section is very good (if you like being outpaced by snails)

Feex.

But, arr, the main game is much better. Although I ran out of steam about halfway through. It also features PAUL. You should come to PAUL.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 13:31 
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Satsuma wrote:
Just so you know, Phantom Pain does have a very clear mechanism to tell you when you are detected (I can't remember whether it's in GZ so I'll go on to explain and you can tell me if it's the exact same thing) which is near identical to the Far Cry series in that you get a arrow pointing in the direction of the threat which grows larger as the threat of detection increases.


Yeah, sorry, that does exist in GZ, but in my experience it was almost always too late by the time that indicator showed up. I was more thinking that, when faced with a large space and some patrolling baddies, there was no real way to tell whether you were risking being seen until that indicator showed up. So no vision cones, no light level indicator, none of that jazz; leaving it all a bit trial and error. I'm possibly being a bit harsh on it here but the whole system just felt a bit 'meh' to me. There was even one point where I'd used a drainage tunnel to crawl undetected through a section and when I got out the other end Snake just stood right up in full view of a nearby guard and it was all fucked. The second time I did the same thing he stood up into a crouch and I was happily sheltered behind the box separating me and the guard as I'd intended the first time; I've got literally no idea what was different between the two attempts.

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PLUS, and I'm sure this wasn't in GZ, if you are detected you get a few sections of slowed down time so you can remove the threat with a bullet or two and remain undetected.


Yeah, that does happen, but it never seemed to do anything for me. In GZ the only silenced weapon you've got fires sleep darts which seemed to take ages to kick in even when you hit a target who was completely unaware so firing a couple at someone who's already clocked you was useless; I'm assuming because they've already gone to full alert by the time they'd have been knocked out. You could presumably use one of the available non-silenced weapons but you're going to blow your stealth cover instantly if you do that of course.

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You've got PP on PS+ so you might as well give it a shot for nothing init? The opening section is very good (if you like linear action stuff) and should be experienced at least once (or twice! *wink wink* for people in the know). Then you get into the main game which is the open world stuff but still it's more mission based and not just a big sand box. Even though it kinda is...but isn't, because it won't let you outside the mission area.

Anyway, just play PP you dummy.


Yeah, I'm totally not sold on it at all so I think I'm going to skip it; not least because I certainly don't care enough to plough the minimum 45 hours into it that completing it would apparently take. If it was a normal length game I might dip my toe but that's just too daunting a completion time.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 13:50 
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PLUS, and I'm sure this wasn't in GZ, if you are detected you get a few sections of slowed down time so you can remove the threat with a bullet or two and remain undetected.


Yeah, that does happen, but it never seemed to do anything for me. In GZ the only silenced weapon you've got fires sleep darts which seemed to take ages to kick in even when you hit a target who was completely unaware so firing a couple at someone who's already clocked you was useless; I'm assuming because they've already gone to full alert by the time they'd have been knocked out. You could presumably use one of the available non-silenced weapons but you're going to blow your stealth cover instantly if you do that of course.


I’m 100% positive that a headshot with the tranq gun is an instant put down. Shoot them in the melon you dummy!


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 15:29 
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I loved GZ. Another wrong opinion from Bamba Bamberson


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 16:52 
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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 17:21 
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Lonewolves wrote:
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Been checking Facebook on a desktop browser recently?

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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 17:28 
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Lonewolves wrote:
Bamba wrote:
Lonewolves wrote:
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Been checking Facebook on a desktop browser recently?

Sorry for spacedoxing you!


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 19:45 
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Bamba wrote:
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Been checking Facebook on a desktop browser recently?

Sorry for doxing you!


Heh. I was a Facebook objector for a really long time and originally only signed up because a stag weekend years ago was being arranged through it hence the stupid fake name.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 20:17 
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Oh I didn't have Facebook for a while. Then Curio forgot to invite me to Bobby's stag do and I joined a baseball team where everything was organised through FB so had to come back.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
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Curio didn't organise it!

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Curio didn't organise it!

Did he not? :S


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 21:20 
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Dave B did. And we paid him not to invite you.

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Dave B did. And we paid him not to invite you.

That makes more sense!


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 22:26 
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1) The Forest (PC)
2) Just Cause 3 (PS4)
3) Enter the Gungeon (PS4)
4) Mirrors Edge Catalyst (PS4)
5) Resident Evil 7 (PS4)
6) Homefront: The Revolution (PS4)
7) DOOM (PS4)
8 ) Starfox Zero (WiiU)
9) Dishonoured 2 (PS4)
10) Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
11) Dark Souls: The Ringed City DLC (PS4)
12) Hollow Knight (PC)
13) Little Nightmares (PS4)
14) Neir: Automata
15) Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (PS4)
16) Outlast 2 (PS4)
17) Nioh (PS4)
18) Abzu (PC)
19) South Park: TSOT (PC)
20) Half-Life: Blue Shift (PC)
21) Jotun (PC)
22) Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
23) F.E.A.R. (PC)
24) Sonic CD (iOS)
25) Pony Island (PC)
26) Hue (PS4)
27) Nioh: Definant Honour DLC (PS4)
28) Nioh: Dragon of the North (PS4)
29) Nioh: Bloodshed’s End (PS4)


30) ECHO (PS4)

Here’s a game you’ve probably not heard of gang. It’s from ex-Hitman devs and it’s pretty good. You play a woman in the future called En and she’s come to The Cube to resurrect her...yawn, no one give a fuck about the bollocks sci-fi rubbish. Here’s what you need to know in a nutshell:

It’s a stealth game. You’re in a machine. The machine creates clones of you. The clones wander about walking predetermined routes like any good stealth game. You’ve got to get past them and reach the exit or, on occasion, get a number of shinies to open a door.

Here’s the clever:

1) The game has a short cycle - when the machine is ON all the lights are on and the machine “learns” from your actions. After a few minutes the machine shuts OFF and the lights go off and you can do what you please with impunity. After each cycle the game goes back to square one. Anyone you’ve killed is reanimated but with the new learned actions.

2) So what is the machine learning? Well, what you do during the ON stage is copied by the clones when the machine powers up again after the OFF stage. The clones start off thick - they walk their routes - but if you run then during the next cycle the clones run. You shoot the clones dead then the next cycle the clones will shoot at you. You stealth crouch about then next time the clones do the same. They can’t run through water but if you escape through water to avoid them in one cycle then next time they’ll run straight through the stuff to squeeze your melon until it pops.

It sounds reet clever, and it is, but it’s still not as clever as it wants to be which is probably for the best as it’s a pretty difficult game. The clones have long sight lines but a very short vision cone. You can stand right beside them or run right next to them and they don’t hear you but they can hear shouts, gunfire or dropped objects. You learn these oddities as you progress and use them to your advantage.

It’s also a tiny bit janky on PS4. There’s the odd annoying freeze or stutter but usually outside the main gameplay. You also need to turn the gamma right up or it’s far too dark.

It’s not going to be to everyone’s tastes as it is a stealth game after all - a dangerously boring genre - but it tries something new and succeeds. It’s a great game of cat and mouse for those willing to put some time in. The art style is really nice although it gets a bit samey after a while but the game isn’t that long though, thankfully. Oh and the main character is voiced by YOU KNOW NOTHIN JON SNUUUUUR, Rose Leslie (not that anyone would notice). It’s also on PEEEECEEEE. £18.

Here’s a YouTube for a looky:



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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:33 
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Satsuma wrote:
Satsuma wrote:
1) The Forest (PC)
2) Just Cause 3 (PS4)
3) Enter the Gungeon (PS4)
4) Mirrors Edge Catalyst (PS4)
5) Resident Evil 7 (PS4)
6) Homefront: The Revolution (PS4)
7) DOOM (PS4)
8 ) Starfox Zero (WiiU)
9) Dishonoured 2 (PS4)
10) Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
11) Dark Souls: The Ringed City DLC (PS4)
12) Hollow Knight (PC)
13) Little Nightmares (PS4)
14) Neir: Automata
15) Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (PS4)
16) Outlast 2 (PS4)
17) Nioh (PS4)
18) Abzu (PC)
19) South Park: TSOT (PC)
20) Half-Life: Blue Shift (PC)
21) Jotun (PC)
22) Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
23) F.E.A.R. (PC)
24) Sonic CD (iOS)
25) Pony Island (PC)
26) Hue (PS4)
27) Nioh: Definant Honour DLC (PS4)
28) Nioh: Dragon of the North (PS4)
29) Nioh: Bloodshed’s End (PS4)


30) ECHO (PS4)

Here’s a game you’ve probably not heard of gang. It’s from ex-Hitman devs and it’s pretty good. You play a woman in the future called En and she’s come to The Cube to resurrect her...yawn, no one give a fuck about the bollocks sci-fi rubbish. Here’s what you need to know in a nutshell:

It’s a stealth game. You’re in a machine. The machine creates clones of you. The clones wander about walking predetermined routes like any good stealth game. You’ve got to get past them and reach the exit or, on occasion, get a number of shinies to open a door.

Here’s the clever:

1) The game has a short cycle - when the machine is ON all the lights are on and the machine “learns” from your actions. After a few minutes the machine shuts OFF and the lights go off and you can do what you please with impunity. After each cycle the game goes back to square one. Anyone you’ve killed is reanimated but with the new learned actions.

2) So what is the machine learning? Well, what you do during the ON stage is copied by the clones when the machine powers up again after the OFF stage. The clones start off thick - they walk their routes - but if you run then during the next cycle the clones run. You shoot the clones dead then the next cycle the clones will shoot at you. You stealth crouch about then next time the clones do the same. They can’t run through water but if you escape through water to avoid them in one cycle then next time they’ll run straight through the stuff to squeeze your melon until it pops.

It sounds reet clever, and it is, but it’s still not as clever as it wants to be which is probably for the best as it’s a pretty difficult game. The clones have long sight lines but a very short vision cone. You can stand right beside them or run right next to them and they don’t hear you but they can hear shouts, gunfire or dropped objects. You learn these oddities as you progress and use them to your advantage.

It’s also a tiny bit janky on PS4. There’s the odd annoying freeze or stutter but usually outside the main gameplay. You also need to turn the gamma right up or it’s far too dark.

It’s not going to be to everyone’s tastes as it is a stealth game after all - a dangerously boring genre - but it tries something new and succeeds. It’s a great game of cat and mouse for those willing to put some time in. The art style is really nice although it gets a bit samey after a while but the game isn’t that long though, thankfully. Oh and the main character is voiced by YOU KNOW NOTHIN JON SNUUUUUR, Rose Leslie (not that anyone would notice). It’s also on PEEEECEEEE. £18.

Here’s a YouTube for a looky:



That sounds very clever indeed and, as someone who flailed helplessly across many levels of Braid, far too clever for my blood. Does sound good, though.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:05 
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Satsuma wrote:
Here’s a game you’ve probably not heard of gang.


Is it that obscure? I read reviews of it from multiple sites when it was released. It certainly has an interesting central conceit, but the general flavour I got from reading about it was that it ended up being a bit repetitive--partly due to the environment design being pretty but kind of soulless--and just not as fun as it could've been. I swithered over it and ended up not sticking it on The List.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:07 
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Lonewolves wrote:
Oh I didn't have Facebook for a while. Then Curio forgot to invite me to Bobby's stag do and I joined a baseball team where everything was organised through FB so had to come back.


When I wasn't on Facebook this kind of shit used to totally enrage me. There were a few occasions where I only found out about stuff by accident weeks after it'd been arranged because no one thought to separately email me or whatever. Now I use it as ubiquitously as everyone else because I'm an obedient slave to convenience.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:42 
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I read reviews on it, certainly.

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1. Fire Emblem: Heroes (iOS) - completed Main Story on Normal
2. Overcooked (PS4) - completed campaign
3. Titanfall 2 (PS4) - completed campaign
4. Until Dawn (PS4) - completed story
5. Resident Evil HD Remaster (PS4) - completed on Easy with Jill
6. Layers of Fear + Inheritance DLC (PS4) - endless loop ending + father ending
7. ABZÛ (PC)
8. Motorsport Manager (iOS) - won the 2027 World Constructor and World Driver Championships
9. (not)Guilty (iOS) - survived Eden prison and found the real murderer
10. Monument Valley 2 (iOS)
11. Assassin's Creed (PC)
12. Gunpoint (PC)
13. Granny's Garden (Amiga)
14. Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge (Amiga) - completed Easy Championship

Still a classic. The sense of speed is awesome ajd the music is amazing. Maddening AI cars that just drift left and right though, and they don't need to refuel even though you do.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 18:22 
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Lonewolves wrote:
1. Fire Emblem: Heroes (iOS) - completed Main Story on Normal
2. Overcooked (PS4) - completed campaign
3. Titanfall 2 (PS4) - completed campaign
4. Until Dawn (PS4) - completed story
5. Resident Evil HD Remaster (PS4) - completed on Easy with Jill
6. Layers of Fear + Inheritance DLC (PS4) - endless loop ending + father ending
7. ABZÛ (PC)
8. Motorsport Manager (iOS) - won the 2027 World Constructor and World Driver Championships
9. (not)Guilty (iOS) - survived Eden prison and found the real murderer
10. Monument Valley 2 (iOS)
11. Assassin's Creed (PC)
12. Gunpoint (PC)
13. Granny's Garden (Amiga)
14. Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge (Amiga) - completed Easy Championship

Still a classic. The sense of speed is awesome ajd the music is amazing. Maddening AI cars that just drift left and right though, and they don't need to refuel even though you do.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
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Satsuma wrote:
1) The Forest (PC)
2) Just Cause 3 (PS4)
3) Enter the Gungeon (PS4)
4) Mirrors Edge Catalyst (PS4)
5) Resident Evil 7 (PS4)
6) Homefront: The Revolution (PS4)
7) DOOM (PS4)
8 ) Starfox Zero (WiiU)
9) Dishonoured 2 (PS4)
10) Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
11) Dark Souls: The Ringed City DLC (PS4)
12) Hollow Knight (PC)
13) Little Nightmares (PS4)
14) Neir: Automata
15) Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (PS4)
16) Outlast 2 (PS4)
17) Nioh (PS4)
18) Abzu (PC)
19) South Park: TSOT (PC)
20) Half-Life: Blue Shift (PC)
21) Jotun (PC)
22) Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
23) F.E.A.R. (PC)
24) Sonic CD (iOS)
25) Pony Island (PC)
26) Hue (PS4)
27) Nioh: Definant Honour DLC (PS4)
28) Nioh: Dragon of the North (PS4)
29) Nioh: Bloodshed’s End (PS4)
30) ECHO (PS4)


31) Owlboy (PC)

You're a boy. You're an owl. You're Owl Boy! Lovely artwork, lovely retro-inspired style, lovely characters and overall just a really nice solid game. Enemies become friends and friends are friends for life while being nice to each other. It's all jolly lovely stuff. Lovely.

Lovely.


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Totally on my list and I'm looking forward to it (at some point).


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Totally on my list and I'm looking forward to it (at some point).

Too old now. Dump it.


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1. Fract OSC
2. Her Story
3. Pony Island
4. ABZU
5. The Old City: Leviathan
6. The Beginners Guide
7. ISLANDS: Non-Places
8. Tearaway Unfolded
9. Unravel
10. Robinson: The Journey
11. I Expect You To Die
12. Deus EX: Mankind Divided
13. Wayward Sky
14. Arkham VR
15. Rise of the Tomb Raider
16. Gravity Duck Islands
17. Whispering Willows
18. Silly Sausage: Doggy Dessert
19. Lost Lands 2: The Wanderer
20. Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
21. Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise
22. Samorost 3
23. Enigma
24. The Secret of the Necromancer
25. What Remains of Edith Finch
26. Burly Men At Sea
27. Assassins Creed: Syndicate
28. Faraway
29. Psychonauts: Rhombus of Ruin
30. Traps n' Gemstones
31. The Ghost Town
32. Vulture Island
33. Until Dawn
34. Small Radio Big Televisions
35. Devious Dungeons 2
36. Submerged
37. Firewatch
38. The Forgotten Room
39. Facility 47
40. Doggins
41. That Dragon, Cancer
42. Spate
43. A Short Tale
44. Layers of Fear + Inheritance DLC
45. ICARUS.1
46. Daregon
47. The Turing Test
48. Neon Struct
49. Mimpi Dreams
50. Calendula
51. Cube Escape - The Cave
52. Oxenfree
53. Yellow
54. Escape the Lighthouse
55. Can You Escape The Lighthouse?
56. The Last Of Us: Left Behind
57. Heart Star
58. Framed 2
59. Legend of the Skyfish
60. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
61. Hatoful Boyfriend
62. SIM
63. The Pasture
64. UnWorded
65. Puzzle House: Mystery Rising
66. RiME
67. The House of Da Vinci
68. Nub's Adventure
69. Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China
70. A Normal Lost Phone

71. Hob
72. ]プラトモ
73. Doki Doki Literature Club
74. Stranger Things
75. Hue
76. MSG V: Ground Zeroes
77. SOMA: the most recent game from the devs who made the Penumbra and Amnesia games; and the shared DNA is clear in SOMA. It's got the same physics-y interactions with the environment and the same enemy encounters wherein you don't actually have any combat abilities so you need to hide, skulk or just sprint your way around them. The major difference though is that SOMA doesn't look like utter fucking shit, indeed it's quite pretty, which is a relief after the hideousness of their previous games. I did enjoy the game for what it was--it's got a really good sci-fi plot that trades brilliantly in existential dread rather than your usual monster story--but it suffered on two points: (1) the aforementioned enemy encounters are awful and (2) it was stretched out too long. The enemies never added anything to the game except to be really annoying obstacles and the initial dread when hearing one lurking close by quickly turned to eye-rolling annoyance and even boredom. In most cases they were really easy to avoid so just slowed you down and in other cases I suspect the AI to have bugged out because I was left with no choice but to literally sprint right past them and hope for the best. All the reviews picked up on this aspect as well and the entire game would've been much better as just the 'story-driven walking simulator with puzzles' that it so clearly should've been. As for the length, there were just too many times when your journey from A to B was predictably interrupted with yet another technical failure; inevitably ushering in a scavenger hunt for Doohickey A which you needed to plug in MacGuffin B so you could fix Contrivance C (which would then almost certainly explode and trigger another such scenario). Some amount of this is absolutely fine of course, but it just felt like it happened fucking constantly and became another impediment to the advancing of the story rather than a necessary part of the game. I realise by digging into the issues here I'm coming across very negatively about it but that shouldn't detract from how much I genuinely enjoyed it. It's just that the flaws were so obvious and would've been so easy to correct that it's a bit disappointing. Absolutely worth playing though and hopefully with their next game Frictional will drop these historical game design habits they're still carrying around and produce something incredible.


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ZOMG Spoiler! Click here to view!
1. Fract OSC
2. Her Story
3. Pony Island
4. ABZU
5. The Old City: Leviathan
6. The Beginners Guide
7. ISLANDS: Non-Places
8. Tearaway Unfolded
9. Unravel
10. Robinson: The Journey
11. I Expect You To Die
12. Deus EX: Mankind Divided
13. Wayward Sky
14. Arkham VR
15. Rise of the Tomb Raider
16. Gravity Duck Islands
17. Whispering Willows
18. Silly Sausage: Doggy Dessert
19. Lost Lands 2: The Wanderer
20. Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
21. Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise
22. Samorost 3
23. Enigma
24. The Secret of the Necromancer
25. What Remains of Edith Finch
26. Burly Men At Sea
27. Assassins Creed: Syndicate
28. Faraway
29. Psychonauts: Rhombus of Ruin
30. Traps n' Gemstones
31. The Ghost Town
32. Vulture Island
33. Until Dawn
34. Small Radio Big Televisions
35. Devious Dungeons 2
36. Submerged
37. Firewatch
38. The Forgotten Room
39. Facility 47
40. Doggins
41. That Dragon, Cancer
42. Spate
43. A Short Tale
44. Layers of Fear + Inheritance DLC
45. ICARUS.1
46. Daregon
47. The Turing Test
48. Neon Struct
49. Mimpi Dreams
50. Calendula
51. Cube Escape - The Cave
52. Oxenfree
53. Yellow
54. Escape the Lighthouse
55. Can You Escape The Lighthouse?
56. The Last Of Us: Left Behind
57. Heart Star
58. Framed 2
59. Legend of the Skyfish
60. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
61. Hatoful Boyfriend
62. SIM
63. The Pasture
64. UnWorded
65. Puzzle House: Mystery Rising
66. RiME
67. The House of Da Vinci
68. Nub's Adventure
69. Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China
70. A Normal Lost Phone

71. Hob
72. ]プラトモ
73. Doki Doki Literature Club
74. Stranger Things
75. Hue
76. MSG V: Ground Zeroes
77. SOMA
78. Monument Valley 2: it's more Monument Valley with everything that implies i.e. beautiful, great fun, too short and too easy. Though, interestingly, even though I've finished it there's an secret achievement left that I don't know how to trigger.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 16:48 
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1. Fract OSC
2. Her Story
3. Pony Island
4. ABZU
5. The Old City: Leviathan
6. The Beginners Guide
7. ISLANDS: Non-Places
8. Tearaway Unfolded
9. Unravel
10. Robinson: The Journey
11. I Expect You To Die
12. Deus EX: Mankind Divided
13. Wayward Sky
14. Arkham VR
15. Rise of the Tomb Raider
16. Gravity Duck Islands
17. Whispering Willows
18. Silly Sausage: Doggy Dessert
19. Lost Lands 2: The Wanderer
20. Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
21. Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise
22. Samorost 3
23. Enigma
24. The Secret of the Necromancer
25. What Remains of Edith Finch
26. Burly Men At Sea
27. Assassins Creed: Syndicate
28. Faraway
29. Psychonauts: Rhombus of Ruin
30. Traps n' Gemstones
31. The Ghost Town
32. Vulture Island
33. Until Dawn
34. Small Radio Big Televisions
35. Devious Dungeons 2
36. Submerged
37. Firewatch
38. The Forgotten Room
39. Facility 47
40. Doggins
41. That Dragon, Cancer
42. Spate
43. A Short Tale
44. Layers of Fear + Inheritance DLC
45. ICARUS.1
46. Daregon
47. The Turing Test
48. Neon Struct
49. Mimpi Dreams
50. Calendula
51. Cube Escape - The Cave
52. Oxenfree
53. Yellow
54. Escape the Lighthouse
55. Can You Escape The Lighthouse?
56. The Last Of Us: Left Behind
57. Heart Star
58. Framed 2
59. Legend of the Skyfish
60. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
61. Hatoful Boyfriend
62. SIM
63. The Pasture
64. UnWorded
65. Puzzle House: Mystery Rising
66. RiME
67. The House of Da Vinci
68. Nub's Adventure
69. Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China
70. A Normal Lost Phone

71. Hob
72. ]プラトモ
73. Doki Doki Literature Club
74. Stranger Things
75. Hue
76. MSG V: Ground Zeroes
77. SOMA
78. Monument Valley 2: it's more Monument Valley with everything that implies i.e. beautiful, great fun, too short and too easy. Though, interestingly, even though I've finished it there's an secret achievement left that I don't know how to trigger.

Could it be related to having Monument Valley 1 installed at the same time, like PS1 games used to look for save files on your memory card?

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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 16:55 
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Mr Russell wrote:
Could it be related to having Monument Valley 1 installed at the same time, like PS1 games used to look for save files on your memory card?


Well, I mean, obviously it could be; but I've got no reason to suspect that.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:13 
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ZOMG Spoiler! Click here to view!
1. Fract OSC
2. Her Story
3. Pony Island
4. ABZU
5. The Old City: Leviathan
6. The Beginners Guide
7. ISLANDS: Non-Places
8. Tearaway Unfolded
9. Unravel
10. Robinson: The Journey
11. I Expect You To Die
12. Deus EX: Mankind Divided
13. Wayward Sky
14. Arkham VR
15. Rise of the Tomb Raider
16. Gravity Duck Islands
17. Whispering Willows
18. Silly Sausage: Doggy Dessert
19. Lost Lands 2: The Wanderer
20. Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
21. Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise
22. Samorost 3
23. Enigma
24. The Secret of the Necromancer
25. What Remains of Edith Finch
26. Burly Men At Sea
27. Assassins Creed: Syndicate
28. Faraway
29. Psychonauts: Rhombus of Ruin
30. Traps n' Gemstones
31. The Ghost Town
32. Vulture Island
33. Until Dawn
34. Small Radio Big Televisions
35. Devious Dungeons 2
36. Submerged
37. Firewatch
38. The Forgotten Room
39. Facility 47
40. Doggins
41. That Dragon, Cancer
42. Spate
43. A Short Tale
44. Layers of Fear + Inheritance DLC
45. ICARUS.1
46. Daregon
47. The Turing Test
48. Neon Struct
49. Mimpi Dreams
50. Calendula
51. Cube Escape - The Cave
52. Oxenfree
53. Yellow
54. Escape the Lighthouse
55. Can You Escape The Lighthouse?
56. The Last Of Us: Left Behind
57. Heart Star
58. Framed 2
59. Legend of the Skyfish
60. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
61. Hatoful Boyfriend
62. SIM
63. The Pasture
64. UnWorded
65. Puzzle House: Mystery Rising
66. RiME
67. The House of Da Vinci
68. Nub's Adventure
69. Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China
70. A Normal Lost Phone

71. Hob
72. ]プラトモ
73. Doki Doki Literature Club
74. Stranger Things
75. Hue
76. MSG V: Ground Zeroes
77. SOMA
78. Monument Valley 2
79. Dying Reborn: VR: a horror themed room-escape game for PSVR. Which had potential--it looks pretty good and these sort of games lend themselves incredibly well to VR--but they fumbled the execution somewhat in that the thankfully sparse voice acting is horrendous and a couple of the puzzles I never actually figured out at all and needed to look up online. That latter issue I suspect is because the VR version of the game is actually three levels hacked out of the full game and presented as stand-alone chapters; whereas in the full version it's a more streamlined setup apparently so I reckon that in reworking the format and puzzles they've fucked a couple of bits up. The final nail in the coffin was the movement controls which didn't have an option for fully unlocked turning and only a choice of forced degree switches which pisses me right off and fucks up the immersion no end. I'm probably being a bit harsh here as there were stretches of the three hour or so runtime when I was progressing smoothly that I really got into it but I couldn't recommend it to anyone else. Thankfully I moved onto the thus far glorious GNOG after this which restored my faith and I'm gagging to get back into that tonight.


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 Post subject: Re: Finish 52 Challenge 2017
PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 23:16 
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1) The Forest (PC)
2) Just Cause 3 (PS4)
3) Enter the Gungeon (PS4)
4) Mirrors Edge Catalyst (PS4)
5) Resident Evil 7 (PS4)
6) Homefront: The Revolution (PS4)
7) DOOM (PS4)
8 ) Starfox Zero (WiiU)
9) Dishonoured 2 (PS4)
10) Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
11) Dark Souls: The Ringed City DLC (PS4)
12) Hollow Knight (PC)
13) Little Nightmares (PS4)
14) Neir: Automata
15) Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (PS4)
16) Outlast 2 (PS4)
17) Nioh (PS4)
18) Abzu (PC)
19) South Park: TSOT (PC)
20) Half-Life: Blue Shift (PC)
21) Jotun (PC)
22) Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
23) F.E.A.R. (PC)
24) Sonic CD (iOS)
25) Pony Island (PC)
26) Hue (PS4)
27) Nioh: Definant Honour DLC (PS4)
28) Nioh: Dragon of the North (PS4)
29) Nioh: Bloodshed’s End (PS4)
30) ECHO (PS4)
31) Owlboy (PC)


32) Wolfenstein: The New Collosus (PC)

What a reet good blast that was. It far exceeded my expectations and I had a jolly good time. TNO was far too long and boring clocking in about 20 hours but this is just the right length for a full length feature packed campaign at around 12 hours. Sure, it’s just a shooter but it’s a fun and explosive one. That Hitler bit was brilliant and that ending was also bloody marvelleous. I still think it missed a trick by not giving the sentimental moments a chance by throwing in a shit gag here and there or some fucking and, well, just the daft batshit nonsense characters that I could do without. The shooting is solid though. Left hand shotgun; right hand AR, squeeze shoulder buttons until all are dead ... and relax. Highly recommended if you just want some dumb shooting. Shout out, big up and brat brat brat to Devilman for coming up with the goods. The guy is a legend. And probably very sexy with a nice peachy bottom. And if he isn’t then so what. I’m sure he’s someone’s cup of tea and will be forever my cup of tea.


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