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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 21:54 
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 21:58 
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For those with underpowered laptops and a hankering for classic civ, Civ IV and all its expansions can be had on Steam for just 3.74 at the moment.

Already had Colonization but I’ll gladly take the others, cheers for the heads up.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 21:59 
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Classic Civ is Civ 2.

Agree. Civ 2 is best for me.


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DavPaz wrote:
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Classic Civ is Civ 2.

Agree. Civ 2 is best for me.

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Huh. An unexpected thread full of bellends.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:00 
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GazChap wrote:
Findus Fop wrote:
For those with underpowered laptops and a hankering for classic civ, Civ IV and all its expansions can be had on Steam for just 3.74 at the moment.

Already had Colonization but I’ll gladly take the others, cheers for the heads up.

The civ 4 colonisation was bobbins.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:17 
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The civ 4 colonisation was bobbins.

Not as good as the original, no. Still decent fun though, and apparently you can get mods for it to make it more like the original.

There’s always FreeCol, too.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:11 
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GazChap wrote:
Mr Dave wrote:
The civ 4 colonisation was bobbins.

Not as good as the original, no. Still decent fun though, and apparently you can get mods for it to make it more like the original.

There’s always FreeCol, too.

I forget exactly why it was broken, it was something like that it punished you for doing well by exponentially growing the Kings army.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:13 
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GazChap wrote:
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The civ 4 colonisation was bobbins.

Not as good as the original, no. Still decent fun though, and apparently you can get mods for it to make it more like the original.

There’s always FreeCol, too.

I forget exactly why it was broken, it was something like that it punished you for doing well by exponentially growing the Kings army.


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8 year old Fop is off school ill so I've introduced her to Civ IV. It's delightful watching someone with a child's mindset explore it. So far she is gleefully researching Pottery, Maths and Fishing. And has yet to build a Warrior...


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Couple of freebies.

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Monument Valley 2 too.

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Monument Valley 2 too.

Damn I bought that a few weeks ago !

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:58 
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Because you play it on your phone while looking at the monitor / tv (it's a website, no phone app required) you can stream it using Zoom or whatever and people can play remotely.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:59 
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Grim... wrote:
Because you play it on your phone while looking at the monitor / tv (it's a website, no phone app required) you can stream it using Zoom or whatever and people can play remotely.

Is that how you've been doing it? Pointing a webcam at the local TV that's hosting the game?


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:05 
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Presumably by sharing your screen over Zoom/Hangouts/whatever?

If I wanted to use it for a Friday team call, could it work for 30 people?


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:10 
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You can share your screen from the machine running it (don't forget to share your sound too).
We played jackbox on zoom with a dozen people on Friday afternoon and it worked just dandy.


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Because you play it on your phone while looking at the monitor / tv (it's a website, no phone app required) you can stream it using Zoom or whatever and people can play remotely.

Is that how you've been doing it? Pointing a webcam at the local TV that's hosting the game?

No, I played it on a PC you buffoon!

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You can share your screen from the machine running it (don't forget to share your sound too).
We played jackbox on zoom with a dozen people on Friday afternoon and it worked just dandy.

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Trooper wrote:
You can share your screen from the machine running it (don't forget to share your sound too).
We played jackbox on zoom with a dozen people on Friday afternoon and it worked just dandy.

Jem and I did this last night with some pals, too. Although I couldn't work out how to share the computer audio via Google Hangouts.

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I don't think you can share audio in hangouts, Zoom has it as an option in the client.


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Totally Reliable Delivery Service (think Human Fall Flat meets Crazy Taxi, probably, I'm making this up based on very little research) was released today and has instantly gone free on the Epic Store. Co-op is very much a thing so it looks like it might be an entertaining way to while away the quarantine.



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