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What are you playing now?
« on: March 19, 2005, 10:04:28 am »
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Just finished: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords and Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich. Both great games all around. KotOR II: TSL slacked way off at the end, but the overall storyline and characters were even better than the first. I spent a good fifty hours playing the one. FFvsTTR is a great game, thought it lacks in some areas.

On pause: Nada.

Now playing: Rome: Total War. I can't get enough of it.



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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2005, 10:05:13 am »
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2005, 10:05:52 am »
I've got the Sims 2 in my CD-Drive. I'm not sure when I took it out last.
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2005, 02:42:39 pm »
Just finished: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords and Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich. Both great games all around. KotOR II: TSL slacked way off at the end, but the overall storyline and characters were even better than the first. I spent a good fifty hours playing the one. FFvsTTR is a great game, thought it lacks in some areas.

Hey, how was Freedom Force? I loved the first one. How is the second one? And how long did it take for you to finish in hours?

KOTOR (the original) was just fantastic. I haven't played the second one yet, I heard that the ending was sucky (they ran out of time I have heard from various people) and that doesn't sound good to me.
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2005, 05:49:25 pm »
Yeah i just played through KOTOR II and the second half left me with a bad taste in my mouth but the first half i was hooked
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2005, 05:54:15 pm »
I fear The Sims. I always think that if I start playing it, I'll never be able to stop, and my grades will get worse than they already are.
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2005, 06:07:11 pm »
The big one for me is World of Warcraft -- having a lot of fun with that at the moment. My quasi-main is a late-teens hunter, but I'm an altaholic, so I'm playing several different characters here and there.

I still also log into City of Heroes every once in a while, just for a change of pace and to see what's going on, but it's not very often. Mostly (as alluded to in other threads) I'm keeping the account open to guarantee my slot on City of Villians beta (people with accounts over a year supposedly get in automatically).

In the non-MMORPG arena, it's baseball season, so that primarily means MVP 2005 and Diamond Mind Baseball (no graphics but probably the best statistics engine of any baseball game under the hood). I still play a little Madden football here and there as well.

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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2005, 09:31:00 pm »
Hey, how was Freedom Force? I loved the first one. How is the second one? And how long did it take for you to finish in hours?

KOTOR (the original) was just fantastic. I haven't played the second one yet, I heard that the ending was sucky (they ran out of time I have heard from various people) and that doesn't sound good to me.

FFvsTTR was great fun, you'll love it if you liked the first. It took me around twelve to fifteen hours to finish it.

I quite agree with your opinion of the first KotOR. Yes, KotOR II: TSL was rushed, tons of content was cut out. Here's a good article about that (it also includes a link to another article, also, these articles might contain spoilers, so don't so I didn't warn you). Like I stated before though, the overall experience is so awesome, that you keep on comin' back for more, even though you know you'll get heart-broken at the end. ^_^

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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2005, 02:53:45 pm »
Garry's Mod for Half-Life 2's always an entertaining way to kill time. I've also been replaying through Freedom Fighters a lot. How I love that game. As far as other shooters I'm playing the occasional HL mod (Natural Selection, Day of Defeat) as well as some Counter-Strike: Source. WoW always fills my RPG fix  ;)
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2005, 03:45:23 pm »
I mostly play Nexus: the Jupiter Incident right now, and Natural Selection mod for Half-life



 
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #10 on: March 21, 2005, 11:04:54 am »
Football Manager 2005 (Worldwide Soccer Manager is its name in the US), but i'm so damn bored of it that it's now more of a chore to pass the time when i'm not out, and i don't get much fun out of it anymore.

And erm... well i don't really play much anymore if i'm honest.  For years now i've been looking for "The Game" which will hold my attention for years.  The only games that have successfully done so are Age of Mythology (around a year and a bit that lasted), and the Championship Manager series (which i am now bored of...).  World of Warcraft was a huge disappointment, similarly Rome: Total War (far too easy).  Half-Life 2 has no replay value without mods (which i can't be bothered with) and i've been playing Counter-Strike for years now, and CS: Source is the same thing with increased graphics... woooow.

So yeah... i'm still looking for that game which will last me a long long time.  I'm hoping that Spore gives LOTS of replayability, because i really am starting to go off gaming, what with all the disappointments and money wasted on "great games" which have turned out to be nothing more than mediocre, in my opinion.  Maybe i'm just growing too old for these sorts of things what with other more important things in my life right now, but i'm always going to be a big kid at heart who loves his video games, whether i'm in my 20s, 30s or 60s... i just hope that video game developers don't keep letting me down.

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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2005, 02:13:59 am »
Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War for the most part.
A little bit of Half-life 2 and Nexus.

Oh, a little bit of Sacrifice if I can find anyone online anymore :P
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2005, 09:28:00 am »
Hello all, first post here.

Here is the list of games I am currently playing:

Act of War -PC
Evil Genius -PC
C&C ZH -PC (it may be old, but i love the hell out of it!)

FF1/FF2 -GBA
GTAIII SA -PS2
Halo2 -Xbox
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2005, 12:05:02 pm »
Hello all, first post here.

Here is the list of games I am currently playing:

Act of War -PC
Evil Genius -PC
C&C ZH -PC (it may be old, but i love the hell out of it!)

FF1/FF2 -GBA
GTAIII SA -PS2
Halo2 -Xbox

Welcome Crimson, glad you could join us. How is "Act of War"? I have been toying with playing that one. I really love good RTS games, but they are so difficult to find nowadays. That last really good one I played was Warcraft III. But I have heard good things about that game. Let me know what you think.
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Re: What are you playing now?
« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2005, 01:35:16 am »
Thanks for the welcome Steve.

As for AoW, I just picked it up last weekend so I really haven't had too much time to run it through the ringer. I did download the demo when it first came out, and although it was limited and full of bugs, the game still looked promising, hence the reason for the purchase. So far from what I have seen the game has a pretty good AI (at least the opposing AI is good). The game has plenty of eye candy. But what it seems to lack is more Units, and special abilities. Perhaps I am too spoiled with the C&C series and all the mods for it. My thoughts at this time, is that the game will probably shine after an expansion pack or two. I'll know more when I have had time to lock myself in the basement and play this game into the ground.

On another note I see you are running Simple Machines Forum, quite an interesting look. One that I have not seen before. I administer several phpBB and Nuke boards. I think I may have to download this forum and Frankenstein some of the features of it with phpBB and Nuke. (missing my evil twisted smiley here) lol!
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