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Dinjoralo
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(02-17-2017, 04:42 PM)
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QP Shooting is actually a seriously good shmup. The bullet patterns are really creative and fun to dodge, and I like the way they handled upgrading with points you get for playing in a little shop, without it just being a balance-ruining "moar damage" setup.
Vlad
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(02-17-2017, 04:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Arthea

I like this idea, I remember SpaceChem is difficult, is Infinifactory the same?

edited: btw I need cloud support, I assume Infinifactory has it?
edit2: how sandboxy is it? I prefer more puzzley than sandboxy, that's why I am asking

I don't know if you've played SpaceChem or if you're just saying that you've heard that it's difficult, so pardon me if I'm explaining anything you already knew.

Both games are puzzley in a sandboxy kind of way. You have a set input and a set output, and a huge degree of freedom when it comes to how you want to go about solving the problem. Unlike most games like this, where you have to solve the problem using a set number of tools, these games let you use whatever you want to solve the problem, as long as it gets done. It doesn't matter if your solution is horribly overcomplicated and inefficient, as long as you provide the required output, the puzzle is completed.

What's even better is that even though the game compares your efficiency to other players on steam with end-of-level graphs, the game itself doesn't score you. So even though your solution might be more inefficient than every other players' (and boy, did I have some colossal messes in both games), you don't have the game itself handing you one-star ratings or anything, so you never feel too bad about a suboptimal solution, and even the more clumsy and overdesigned solutions still feel great, since you spent hours on making them work.

This video does a good job explaining why these games are so captivating. Honestly, they've kind of ruined me for other puzzle games. Once you design the entire solution to a puzzle from scratch, it's kind of hard to go back to a game where you're trying to figure out the one solution that the developer intended, and hoping that you're thinking along the same lines that they were.

As far as the comparison between SpaceChem and Infinifactory goes (and yes, they both have cloud support), SpaceChem is definitely the harder of the two. Since you're not limited by what you can build with, the games have different limitations. In Spacechem, your machine will automatically fail if two atoms collide or if an atom goes outside of the playing area. In infinifactory, letting blocks push other blocks is a key part of the gameplay, and not only does a block falling out of the playing area not hurt you at all, but the areas are so huge (at least in the beginning) that it's practically a non-issue. SpaceChem feels fairly cramped in comparison, but that's where most of the challenge comes from. Not only do you have to figure out how to put together the molecule in question, but you've got limited space in which to do it.
Ascheroth
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(02-17-2017, 04:45 PM)
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I think I need some hints here:

I can't make the reflection show the solution, so I figured it must be something else. I thought it might have something to do with a Z-shape since the previous 2 all have that, just rotated once to the right, but... no luck so far.
Endruen
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(02-17-2017, 04:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nomadic Sparks

I want a Dawn of War like Dark Crusade but in HD

I love me some Imperial Guards :_:7

I really need some Necrons and Tau in this game. I hope they end up adding expansions and not just having 4 races.
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(02-17-2017, 04:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ascheroth

I think I need some hints here:

I can't make the reflection show the solution, so I figured it must be something else. I thought it might have something to do with a Z-shape since the previous 2 all have that, just rotated once to the right, but... no luck so far.

If I remember correctly there is always someplace/some way you can see the reflection
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(02-17-2017, 04:51 PM)
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100 Scribbled Arena beta test keys.
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Ascheroth
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(02-17-2017, 04:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by dave is ok

If I remember correctly there is always someplace/some way you can see the reflection

Indeed. Just got it, lol.
Nomadic Sparks
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(02-17-2017, 04:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by Endruen

I really need some Necrons and Tau in this game. I hope they end up adding expansions and not just having 4 races.

I love the Tau

But I feel like Imperial Guard are my spiritual animal
bbd23
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(02-17-2017, 04:56 PM)
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Nier (steam version) is showing up on play-asia now with an expected release date of march 7th :P
Tizoc
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(02-17-2017, 04:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by bbd23

Nier (steam version) is showing up on play-asia now with an expected release date of march 7th :P

Ghost trick post if you're OK.
sixteen-bit
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(02-17-2017, 04:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by bbd23

Nier (steam version) is showing up on play-asia now with an expected release date of march 7th :P

Please be real
Uzzy
(02-17-2017, 04:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nomadic Sparks

I love the Tau

But I feel like Imperial Guard are my spiritual animal

Did Dawn of War 2: Retribution not do it for you?

Guard are my favourite too, not counting the Sisters of Battle. Shame they'll only ever be in the rather terrible Soulstorm.
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(02-17-2017, 05:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wok

It is purchasable and playable (I guess).





http://forums.kleientertainment.com/...available-now/

So I put a couple hours into ONI last night and walked away mighty impressed.

If you enjoyed RimWorld & Prison Architect or Klei's award-winning art direction & animation. Or are just curious either way...don't sleep on this game. It's still in Alpha, but what's there looks incredible thus far.

Can't wait to dig in deeper over the weekend.
Accoun
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(02-17-2017, 05:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Endruen

I really need some Necrons and Tau in this game.

Yes, please. Especially the Necrons.
hardcastlemccormick
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(02-17-2017, 05:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Uzzy

Did Dawn of War 2: Retribution not do it for you?

Guard are my favourite too, not counting the Sisters of Battle. Shame they'll only ever be in the rather terrible Soulstorm.

Dawn of War: Soulstorm isn't good? I thought it was just more of Dark Crusade. (Was planning to hit the DOW 1 and 2 expansions this year.)
Servizio
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(02-17-2017, 05:03 PM)
Who usually has the best preorder price for Square-Enix PC games? Greenman?

Or should I just expect $54 to be the best it'll get.
Nomadic Sparks
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(02-17-2017, 05:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Uzzy

Did Dawn of War 2: Retribution not do it for you?

Guard are my favourite too, not counting the Sisters of Battle. Shame they'll only ever be in the rather terrible Soulstorm.

I haven't played DoW 2: Retribution

Originally Posted by Accoun

Yes, please. Especially the Necrons.

Ah yes, aren't the Necrons the the trolly species of the WH40k universe?
BasilZero
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(02-17-2017, 05:10 PM)
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Got vanishing of Ethan carter downloaded before going to work

Gonna play it tonight after I finish up my playthroughs of super Mario world and advance 2.

Crazy enough to play both versions though I wish they were different steam library pages like dear Esther ;/
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Accoun
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(02-17-2017, 05:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by hardcastlemccormick

Dawn of War: Soulstorm isn't good? I thought it was just more of Dark Crusade. (Was planning to hit the DOW 1 and 2 expansions this year.)

It was made by a different dev team and apparently wasn't that great. However, there's a mod (the name escapes me) that rebalances the whole game and turns it into The standard game to play in multi.
(I think. I haven't actually played Soulstorm or much of the MP in DoW)
Hektor
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(02-17-2017, 05:27 PM)
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With so many retailers listing Nier now, it's either official or they're all just as confused as us lol

It would be extremely idiotic from SE to not have a steam store page up by today night if it's really releasing day1



Also, i promised to giveaway a few copies of Nier once it hits steam. I suppose play asia is only selling grey market keys due to the cheap price?
bbd23
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(02-17-2017, 05:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hektor

With so many retailers listing Nier now, it's either official or they're all just as confused as us lol

It would be extremely idiotic from SE to not have a steam store page up by today night if it's really releasing day1



Also, i promised to giveaway a few copies of Nier once it hits steam. I suppose play asia is only selling grey market keys due to the cheap price?

the keys also seem to be locked to EU region
Grief.exe
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(02-17-2017, 05:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wok

It is purchasable and playable (I guess).





http://forums.kleientertainment.com/...available-now/

Originally Posted by Aaron D.

So I put a couple hours into ONI last night and walked away mighty impressed.

If you enjoyed RimWorld & Prison Architect or Klei's award-winning art direction & animation. Or are just curious either way...don't sleep on this game. It's still in Alpha, but what's there looks incredible thus far.

Can't wait to dig in deeper over the weekend.

I will probably get completely sucked in by this game, especially with Klei's penchant for long term support.

I'll probably sleep on it a bit to allow content to build up, and I have plenty of games currently.

Originally Posted by Hektor

With so many retailers listing Nier now, it's either official or they're all just as confused as us lol

It would be extremely idiotic from SE to not have a steam store page up by today night if it's really releasing day1



Also, i promised to giveaway a few copies of Nier once it hits steam. I suppose play asia is only selling grey market keys due to the cheap price?

Ghost Trick vindicated... Hopefully.

What other retailers are listing Nier for March?
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Teggy
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(02-17-2017, 05:35 PM)
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Well I finally made it to chapter 5 in Bravely Default...and it's actually worse than I expected.
Tonton
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(02-17-2017, 05:39 PM)
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Nice, I won Shining force
Hope it doesn't feel as dated as Fire Emblem games from that time
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(02-17-2017, 05:41 PM)
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Elliot Quest for $1.49
plus 7 other games
Hektor
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(02-17-2017, 05:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Grief.exe

Ghost Trick vindicated... Hopefully.

What other retailers are listing Nier for March?


https://www.ozone.bg/gaming/igri/pc/nier-automata-pc/?
https://www.pulsar.bg/pre-order:-nie...a-?search=nier

These two bulgarian(?) ones

and this keyshop
https://www.instant-gaming.com/de/16...nier-automata/

These suddenly all appearing within two hours and amazon now listening a PC version (with placeholder date) feels like a bit too much of a coincidence
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(02-17-2017, 05:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hektor

https://www.ozone.bg/gaming/igri/pc/nier-automata-pc/?
https://www.pulsar.bg/pre-order:-nie...a-?search=nier

These two bulgarian(?) ones

and this keyshop
https://www.instant-gaming.com/de/16...nier-automata/

These suddenly all appearing within two hours and amazon now listening a PC version (with placeholder date) feels like a bit too much of a coincidence

Hopefully this means SE will break the silence soon
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(02-17-2017, 05:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Knurek



Elliot Quest for $1.49
plus 7 other games

Also noteworthy is their current star deal. Darksiders I+II remaster for 5$.
Tizoc
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(02-17-2017, 05:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by kionedrik

Also noteworthy is their current star deal. Darksiders I+II remaster for 5$.

That bundle also comes with Zombie Vikings making it the cheapest this game's been in since release.
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(02-17-2017, 05:57 PM)
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Maybe old news, but I got a email saying that Sunless Sea is free on Steam this weekend. 66% off to buy.
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Originally Posted by Knurek



Elliot Quest for $1.49
plus 7 other games


Not a bad bundle. I had a good time with Rack n Ruin
GhostTrick
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(02-17-2017, 06:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hektor

https://www.ozone.bg/gaming/igri/pc/nier-automata-pc/?
https://www.pulsar.bg/pre-order:-nie...a-?search=nier

These two bulgarian(?) ones

and this keyshop
https://www.instant-gaming.com/de/16...nier-automata/

These suddenly all appearing within two hours and amazon now listening a PC version (with placeholder date) feels like a bit too much of a coincidence


That moment when you're wondering if you're getting banned or not...


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Dinjoralo
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(02-17-2017, 06:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by GhostTrick

That moment when you're wondering if you're getting banned or not...

I mean... You're the one that made a wager for no reason. :p or was it one of the mods that instigated it?

N++'s Valentine colors are sweeeeet.
SunDimension24
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(02-17-2017, 06:21 PM)
Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada is coming to Steam May 23 in NA, May 26 in EU

http://gematsu.com/2017/02/samurai-w...-may-26-europe

The series feels so sporadic on steam. Samurai Warriors 4 didn't get released but 4-II did. Then steam didn't get Samurai Warriors 4 Empires but is getting Spirit of Sanada. Also surprised they dropped the vita version. I wonder if after Toukiden 2/Musou stars release, PS4/Steam will be their system releases going forward in the west.....unless the Switch becomes a breakout success then I could see that being included as well.
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(02-17-2017, 06:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dinjoralo

I mean... You're the one that made a wager for no reason. :p or was it one of the mods that instigated it?

N++'s Valentine colors are sweeeeet.



The mod did :")
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(02-17-2017, 06:32 PM)
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PDXCON 2017 - Legendary Split

Paradox' first convention

Probably going to announce new games there too
GhostTrick
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(02-17-2017, 06:33 PM)
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Damn ! Nier Automata is cheap on Play-Asia steam version pre-order :O
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(02-17-2017, 06:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by BernardoOne

4

I think I might go for that one, thanks for tip!

Originally Posted by Large Professor

It's optimized like shit IIRC

You're better off with VII.

Ahh better hold off on iX. Yeah kind of want to replay seven but will probably wait for the remake.:D
Rayge
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(02-17-2017, 06:44 PM)
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Are all these Nier PC pre-orders for March or an unknown date?
Hektor
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(02-17-2017, 06:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rayge

Are all these Nier PC pre-orders for March or an unknown date?

Amazon's using a placeholder date, the rest are all saying march
Tizoc
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(02-17-2017, 06:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by GhostTrick

Damn ! Nier Automata is cheap on Play-Asia steam version pre-order :O

I think I'll make use of this price and grab it. My region is ME but...I've not had issues activating US or EU codes before.
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Originally Posted by hardcastlemccormick

Don't take it personally, its just that superiority complex that pops up in SteamGAF now and then. It's like the only bad thing around here and the anime

I mean even if you don't think Crash is great the series is still far better than any 3D platformer we can buy on Steam.

Crash 2 and 3 are actually great though, regardless of whether you tattooed Gaben on your stomach or Kaz.
GhostTrick
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Originally Posted by Tizoc

I think I'll make use of this price and grab it. My region is ME but...I've not had issues activating US or EU codes before.



Mine is EU. 32 is amazing.
Tizoc
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(02-17-2017, 06:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by GhostTrick

Mine is EU. 32 is amazing.

Well I bought it.
Now to play the waiting game...
ramoisdead
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(02-17-2017, 06:59 PM)
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Man I want to preorder Nier on Play Asia but I'm still worried about the optimization of the game. Especially since Squeenix is still tight-lipped about the PC version.
spindoctor
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Well if you're pre-ordering Nier from Play Asia make sure you use the 5% discount coupon (2DLOVE17). Personally I wouldn't put down money until there was some actual confirmation of a release date.
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Originally Posted by ramoisdead

Man I want to preorder Nier on Play Asia but I'm still worried about the optimization of the game. Especially since Squeenix is still tight-lipped about the PC version.

Won't they just be using the Platinum engine that has seen several PC ports, or are they transitioning to a 3rd part engine?
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Originally Posted by Grief.exe

Won't they just be using the Platinum engine that has seen several PC ports, or are they transitioning to a 3rd part engine?



Still their own engine.
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