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Offline PhillyT

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8750 on: April 21, 2015, 10:44:38 PM »
He is perhaps the most interesting Gnu to watch go about his business, rivaled only by Dangerously Mongolean Gnu, but you wouldn't want to share an elevator with him...
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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8751 on: April 21, 2015, 11:02:59 PM »
He is perhaps the most interesting Gnu to watch go about his business, rivaled only by Dangerously Mongolean Gnu


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Offline PhillyT

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8752 on: April 21, 2015, 11:05:45 PM »
I'd watch!

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8753 on: April 22, 2015, 09:27:12 AM »
The Wetnurse was a one-shot.

Bosses have been a bit easy I'm afraid. Maybe it's just that we're not new to this any more.

That woman in white was definitely Yharnam. And that claim about Viola's body disappearing after you knock off the Wetnurse is rubbish. When I walked back out of the Wetnurse arena, Yharnam bowed to me and faded away.

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8754 on: April 22, 2015, 04:04:55 PM »
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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8755 on: April 22, 2015, 04:24:49 PM »
http://youtu.be/q-w3L0IFu7M

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Offline Baron von Klatz

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8756 on: April 22, 2015, 04:33:55 PM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7i4d3ignBNQ

Total War

I know, isn't it glorious? :smile2:

Also, to Philly T, don't you just hate it when the enemy takes the high ground?
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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8757 on: April 22, 2015, 07:38:15 PM »
Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege.

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8758 on: April 22, 2015, 10:09:08 PM »
Cautiously pleased.

If CA actually manages to make this a good Total War game again I will be very pleased. We will see.

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8759 on: April 23, 2015, 12:21:15 AM »
Philly are you wearing a safety cone on your head?

Offline PhillyT

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8760 on: April 23, 2015, 12:25:51 AM »
Thats my pretty pretty bell.  It works great unless someone bangs it with a mallet.

I am excited about Total War but like Aldaris, I been burned too many times!
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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8761 on: April 23, 2015, 12:26:09 AM »
Makes me think of a good guy version of pyramid-head actually, complete with mannequin waifu.  :-P
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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8762 on: April 23, 2015, 04:29:30 AM »
Got my first invasion yesterday.  Four games and they still haven't fixed their lag issues.

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8763 on: April 23, 2015, 06:10:40 AM »
Just got Amygdala.  Six damage on a hit, until I worked out that you need to hit the hands (160ish dmg), but Blades of Mercy seem to be the wrong weapon to bring to this fight - fist slams recovered too quick for me to get in a hit, and when his hands weren't on the ground I couldn't reach them.  Nor could I lock onto them individually - head and chest were the only bits, and shooting either of them didn't seem to do a whole lot.  But got him down on the second try, so I guess I can't complain too much.

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8764 on: April 23, 2015, 09:02:07 AM »
Nice. I think I was using the Saw Cleaver with a fire gem for that fight.

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8765 on: April 23, 2015, 02:04:35 PM »
Cautiously pleased.

If CA actually manages to make this a good Total War game again I will be very pleased. We will see.

I broke down an purchased Attila some weeks back, and for a Warscape game it was pretty good. I'd rate it better than Shogun 2 but I think that was largely based on my setting preference. There are of course still huge problems, withholding the Celtic factions to be a DLC release was most annoying though at least in their faction pack they came with a rather drastic, by CA standards, set of additional abilities, building trees, and other sorts which in previous ones had seen little to none.

As for Warhammer Total War, as I posted in the Elector's Forum, the fact that the CA Rep that issues the announcements over at the TW Center forum stated that modding for W:TW will not be supported deals a massive blow to my confidence. Being that CA currently says they support their current titles but have locked away sound and music files, campaign map tools, and numerous other options to which made the Total War games of old great I can only fear a completely unsupported TW to me is a non-starter.
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Offline PhillyT

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8766 on: April 23, 2015, 09:28:32 PM »
Dark Souls 2 is great fun.  Graphics look the same as a PS3 game though, so it isn't a remastering, which I find distasteful.

As far as game play, it took a few tries to get out of the Bloodborne play style.  In reality, the ability to straight tank it makes it a much easier game, though I only fought a single boss so far: The Dragonrider I think he is called, and he was dead my third try. 

Fun to get to select meaningful armors and weapons though!
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« Reply #8767 on: April 23, 2015, 11:59:03 PM »
It actually looked worse than DS1 on PS3, so if it's on par then they have done something.

You've skipped the first area by the way :P

I'm doing the Ailing Loran chalice. Actually quite challenging. Level 75, and feeling weak.

Offline PhillyT

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8768 on: April 24, 2015, 12:44:55 AM »
Did I?  I started in the forest of giants but I'm at the tower and can't get through the two locked doors!
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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8769 on: April 24, 2015, 02:53:37 AM »
Out of curiosity, what build do you use and what does your character look like? I'm thinking of doing something "special". :icon_wink:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCj0GtN3ryw if this link works.  Youtube is being a bitch, I've tried re-rendering and uploading four times now and it just gets stuck on "processing."  I have no idea why.

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8770 on: April 24, 2015, 07:41:35 AM »
Did I?  I started in the forest of giants but I'm at the tower and can't get through the two locked doors!

Yep. The forest of giants has two bosses and is an easier area than the Tower of Heide. The first is down an elevator, and the second is past a door that needs a key from the first boss.

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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8771 on: April 24, 2015, 11:05:02 AM »
I went back after your post and found the most door and am grinding my way through ugh!

As a tank is vitality, endurance, and strength the keys to success?  Oh and the one that lets you carry more.

I killed the two bosses at the Forest area.  Is it worth it to cash in those souls you get from the bosses?
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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8772 on: April 24, 2015, 03:05:45 PM »
Tanking would definitely be vit and end based. Str or Dex would depend on the weapon you want to use. I've always gone Dex, because I suck too much to use slow-swinging weapons (but I'm thinking of trying to zweihander my way through my current ng+ DS1 playthrough).

That's a shame to hear about the DS2 graphics on PS4 - although I thought I'd heard positive things elsewhere? So maybe it would be better to just buy the Scholar of the First Sin "upgrade" for my existing PC version than shell out for a new copy when I get my Bloodstation 4?
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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8773 on: April 24, 2015, 03:17:40 PM »
Get Bloodborne!

The reviews say Scholar does have improved graphics but not by much.  Mostly much better frame rates.  But compared to Bloodborne it isn't great.
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Re: Gamer thread
« Reply #8774 on: April 24, 2015, 03:40:36 PM »
I'm not sure what weapons are best for straight str or dex any more. I know str is massively better than in DS1 though.