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Post in this thread when you finished a game. (Continued....)

Other one's basically full, so might as well create a new one.
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Buying a gaming laptop

What to consider when choosing a gaming laptop? I've looked around some guides and have a vague idea, but I'd like to get some thoughts from experienced gamers. There's so much to choose from. I've been wageslaving for two years to save up for this and I really don't want to mess up. My budget is about 1500 usd, maybe a little more.

I'm looking for the best price-to-performance ratio. I don't want to pay for frills, I just want my games to run. I also don't play FPS, mostly strategy games, if that matters. I also don't stream or anything like that. Portability doesn't matter.

Is there a big difference between laptop and desktop? Does a laptop cost much more than a desktop of similar performance? I can't buy desktop because I have nowhere to put it.

Very thankful for any advice.
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Does anybody play Dominions 5? It is the most wizardly game in my opinion.

You play as a God, fighting other gods for domination over the world. Single player is really fun, but multiplayer is amazing. You design your own God. Examples of gods:
>Giant obese bbw mommy
>Multiple different dragons
>Sentient black monolith like 2001:space Odyssey
>Giant carp fish that swallows people whole
>Fallen Jew angels
>Fallen Jew demons
>ArchWizards trying to achieve godhood
>Fountain of blood that demands child sacrifice

There are hundreds of them. There are also thousands of spells:
>Rain of Toads
>Cast entire world into darkness
>Awaken Treelord
>Sacrifice virgins(f) to summon imps that invade enemy province
>Freeze the entire ocean trapping underwater players inside
>Crossbreed different animals with people and each other, spawning swarms of abominations
>Send disease and plague to enemy lands without them knowing

And dozens of nations/tribes:
>Virgin sacrificing Jew giant rapists based on biblical mythology
>Virgin sacrificing Aztec slaver rapists who can fly
>Virgin sacrificing Russian bloodwizard rapists based on Slavic folklore
>Forest nation called Pangaea made up of satyrs and centaurs
>Roman Empire but everyone is Undead
>Underwater tentacle rapist nation that spreads insanity onto land
>Spanish Inquisition nation with battalions of self-flagellating fanatics
>Voodoo African nigger nation with witch doctors who ride on giant spiders
>Norse nation with the death-worshipping hag giants
>Norse nation with the flying hosts of bloodthirsty valkyries
>Norse nation with the elf horsemen who are invisible
>Subterranean amphibious cyclops nation that worships big fleshy worms that can predict the future

Hundreds of items:
>Cursed rings that mark the wearer for death by horrors from the void
>Waterbreathing suits
>Bag of winds
>Talking skulls that boost research
>Armor made from condensed virgin blood

And literally thousands of units:
>Blind swordsmen trained in pitch black underground caverns
>Trumpeteer giants who can blow down castle walls
>Mind-breaking aboleths from the deepest trenches in the ocean
>Winged cloud-people riding war mammoths
>Evil samurai demons the size of buildings
>Undead lizard chariots
>Battle hydras commanded by skin-flaying Amazon's

There's a large grand strategy map, but battles are fought on a local map like total war. You give orders before the battle and the troops try to follow them, like real life.
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Interesting video game videos

I'm looking for Youtube channels or just single videos which provide detailed analysis about the story/gameplay/game design/whatever of video games or just interesting theories, facts and other stuff like that. I don't really know how to explain it any better so I'm just gonna link a few examples.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vp4-9G47uF0 (Oblivion analysis)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X2tiINl-X8 (Nier Automata analysis)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEj5FsBXFuM (Mass Effect indoctrination theory (there are three parts I believe))

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lk8tsK-FIdE (Pokemon Yellow glitch series)

I also like this guys game design videos

or pannenkoek2012's SM64 videos.

I just realized I'm being kinda vague here, I'm bascially searching for informative game videos. Any game goes.
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Twitch thread #7

And so the wizard streams thread returns after a long absence. Feel free to plug your own stream here, discuss active streamers and so on. As far as I can tell I'm the only active one currently, https://www.twitch.tv/stream_wizz (yes I just added another z to the old name, I'm not very creative), if I'm missing anyone just let me know and I'll delete and remake the thread.
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D&D thread.
This a thread about the D&D games that are going on already between a few wizards.
We spawned out of the previous thread with a lot of time and effort, but we're always ready to accept more players.
Writeups of the sessions will likely go here and discussion of the game and system(s) also goes here.
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Animal Crossing

are you excited for New Horizons? have you played any other animal crossing games?
I've only played New Leaf and the original. I missed the DS and Wii animal crossings, and heard the Wii one was pretty bad.
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Pokemon Gen VII

Be honest, is the Seventh generation of Pokemon really as bad as people say it is?
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Games you're currently playing

I may have burned myself with this one. I wanted to explore every single nook and cranny of this game without any faqs and I have been doing just that. 80 hours in though, and I'm tired of the game and there's at least 4 other bosses and a whole area left to explore (that I know of). I really should have finished the game first and then do this heavy exploration on the second run, then I would have at least seen the ending. Another thing making it harder to continue is that I built a pure mage for this run as all the other Souls games I made the same characters over and over again (guy with a sword that rolls around, pyromancer guy, the usual) and wanted something completely different. This build though means I pretty much can't get a single hit in any boss as all of them can one easily one hit me. The only way I can beat them is to know inside out every move they have and it can get pretty boring doing the same boss 30 times. I know if I take a break I'll just forget about it and never come back to it.
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General Gaming Thread

>Discuss games here that don't deserve their own thread.
I'm changing the scope of the board's general slightly this time. Let's discuss anything related to video games that don't deserve their own threads.

Any wiz here ever made something with RPG Maker? I'm seriously considering taking a plunge for the next year and make a serious attempt at making one RPG Maker game. The thing that is stopping me is thinking about better gaming engines like Unity and how far would I get in those if I spend a year messing with them instead.
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Video Game Music

Least thread >>28403
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I miss a thread related for retro games. Lately I've played Zelda ALTTP. Post here rooms for emulators or about …
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I seriously want to play fighting games but i fucking suck at them, how do i get good?
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90s Waifus and Succubi in Nintendo/Sega/Sony

Let's discuss the ups and downs of various female characters from a couple decades back. What did you like about some? Hate about some? Ideally give an example of both in addition to any responses to others ideas. I'll start off with the Donkey Kong Country games. This isn't a furry-themed thread or anything, it's just a really great example I can think of of the contrast that can exist even within a single franchise.

Candy Kong was this repulsive ditz and the only female in the first game. She was supposed to be "eye candy" but I just found her an infuriating aspect of the game which I enjoyed entirely in spite of her.

Dixie Kong was nice. She just randomly joins her friend Diddy in a much more terrifying world than in the previous game to save his mentor who she basically didn't even know. Despite being a lightweight like Diddy, she made for interesting play. Her hair could hold barrels overhead like DK used to require 2 arms to do (wtf her neck muscles) while Diddy was stuck holding barrels in front of him. Her hair could helicopter to slow her descent from falls, which was really useful in sticking landings. She wasn't as fast as Diddy (who could tap into the Speed Force if you lined up a series of cartwheels into opponents) and made cute "ow!" noises when she was hurt, and would cry, it was endearing. A strong female who didn't want to be put on a pedestol but who was still cute and feminine. So much so that she actually became the star of the 3rd game in the series with that faggot down-syndrome Kiddy Kong cousin because DK and Diddy were kidnapped by a scientist.

The TV series adaptations kept Dixie similar-looking (but much less adventurous, which I didn't like) and gave way to much focus to Candy, who they changed the image of and gave more personality, but it was still annoying, like some kind of hip hop negress.
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Dropped games 2

Post in this thread when you drop a game.

I dropped brogue today, roguelikes are cancer and a waste of time.
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This are my favourite kinds of games. Really cheaply made games, often free or very cheap, that you can tell were made for love not profit. The kind of things you see for free on sites like Itch.io, the fanwork games sold at Reitaisai or Comiket, the silly, cheap mods of larger games like TF2's mario_kart or trade_plaza, the gaming world's equivalent of the music world's "lo-fi", essentially. While I'll enjoy AAA games and big budget releases, cheap and obscure games will always be my favourites.

Does anyone else feel like this?

Please refrain from political shitposting about Gamergate esque indie dev drama, that's not what this is for.
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game recommendations

in this thread, ask other wizards for game recommendations

i am looking for a game that is
*single player
*not normalfaggish
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Single Player "Beatable" Games

I get 1.5 months off from the corona virus memes so I figured it would be a good time to play some single player games.

Specifically what I'm trying to find are games that are:
1. Playable on PC (or emulatable on PC)
2. Games that are beatable and have an ending (e.g. Half-Life 2, Dark Souls, etc.)
3. Not so much looking for niche genres (e.g. 2d puzzle, simulation, etc.)

Obviously a lot of games fit this criteria, you can probably think of about 10 franchises off the top of your head, but it would be interesting to see some non-franchise obscure titles if you know of any. Just solid single player games "beatable" games.

Pic related is a game probably no one here has heard of. It's a decent game for the time and it fits the criteria. I'm sure everyone here has played a couple random games like this. I'm just trying to make the most of my 1.5 months of NEET.
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Android hidden gems

To find a decent Android game you have to wade through a sea of shit that is Play Store. So share lesser known Android games that you liked. I got:
Battleheart Legacy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFZYCumpvCA
An older single player RPG. Great combat and controls, interesting abilities and character builds, beautiful art, runs well on anything, too. The story is a bit short, but there is some endgame in the form of endless wave arena mode where you can get the best gear and try to set records.
League of Berserk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGtrK7BS8bc
A real time multiplayer dueling game where you basically click on abilities and potions and level your guy. Very repetitive, I found it fun until I hit later levels (25ish?), then it gets extremely grindy. Surprisingly alright community (chat), quite a few players online, though in most duels you fight against bots that use real player profiles. Somewhat p2w but if you spend a lot of time playing it matters less.
Day R - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXf4zbih0Ps
Top-down survival..RPG?. A little similar to Fallout1/2 but more simplistic. You travel from town to town and gather resources, craft items and try not to die. There is an online mode where apparently you can trade and complete quests with other players. Quite repetitive and difficult, I found only the early game fun. No paid items except the insignificant starter premium pack for few dollars.
CSR2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9aYphit-JA
Online drag racing with ridiculously good and smooth graphics and lots of real car models. Beware - it's a heavily pay to win game. The only reason I mention it because you can get a modded .apk with unlimited stuff (that was some time ago though). I did that for a week and it was really fun using all the fancy stuff that actually costs thousands of dollars. Then I got banned but it was worth it, I suggest doing that if it's even possible anymore.
Now I'm looking for a multiplayer non mmorpg game I could waste my pathetic life on, any suggestions?
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Legend of Dragoon

Anyone ever play the jrpg Legend of Dragoon it was on PS1 it was the first RPG I ever played and I have to say it was probably the best one I ever played very interesting plot very great gameplay very engaging game to play anybody ever play it?
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Coolest game locations

What locations in games do you wish were real or wish you could see for real? What reason do you want to see that place be real?
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Battle Station Thread

Post your NEET Stations if you want to my fellow wizards.Pic is mine.I cleaned it a bit.
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Video Game Trailers

Post your favorite video game teasers/trailers
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Ok wizards
I wanna play games and shoot the shit and post cool music and just spend time
So made a steam group where we can do just that
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Blackj Desert online free on Steam

Black Desert Online is free on Steam.Go and download it so you have something nice to play.
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Come play Arma 2 Dayz Mod

How to install: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMXggKIj-dw

Where to buy: https://www.g2a.com/arma-2-steam-key-global-i10000002865007


Server to join: http://www.dayzeuropa.com/

Come play Dayz Mod with me on the Dayz Europa Server; one of the best first person shooter and survival games. Survive in a post apocalyptic world filled with zombies and others trying to survive. Fix vehicles, build wooden bases, create stashes to store you goods, become a bandit or a survivor, loot up, kill animals for meat, kill people, and survive.
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Minecraft severs for Wizards?

I still have really good memories of this game but all the small servers that I played on are dead. Anyone else here in the same boat? Also gib sever address if you can.
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30 year old boomer games

Games for 30-year-old boomers: oldish stuff, some new shit worthy of attention. None of that zoomer shit.
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games you used to like, but don't anymore

are there any games you used to like, and you replayed them and realized they were bad?

shin megami tensei strange journey was in my top 5 games of all time list back in 2012 to 2018.
i replayed it this year and it's so much easier and braindead than i remembered, i think i became more skilled at turn-based games and at exploring maps and conserving MP, and this game just offers no difficulty whatsoever for me now and i steamrolled through all fights. i remember when i first played the game, horkos was so difficult that i died to him 8 times in a row. when replaying i killed him in like 5 turns. it is a simplistic game for babies. play wizardry 8 if you want a hard turn based experience.

or how about dead rising? this is another game that i considered infallible art, i bought an xbox just to play this game back in the day. when replaying its HD rerelease on PS4, all of the psychopaths are way less interesting than i remember them being, the dialogue isn't even cheezy or fun, it's just melodramatic. dead rising 2 is superior in just about every single way with much more effort put into balance and content quality and quantity. and the funny thing is, i didn't even like dead rising 2 at launch. it makes me feel like i've evolved as a person.

maybe i will add more later as i think more on this subject.

let me know if this has happened to you.
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Temtem Official thread

Temtem, often referred to as the Pokemon knock off has been out in early access for awhile. It's a very cute and comfy game, so far it's been harder than regular Pokemon games which I've welcomed. I'm hoping it does well. I'm very happy to find people to play with, I can help anyone out with any questions. What does everyone think about this game?

Currently I'm just hunting for Luma (Shiny) temtem, so far I haven't encountered any. I'm very eager to get my first one!
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Flash games are gone by 2020


I found a pretty cool thing that lets you play flash games regardless adobe stops supporting flash or whatever. This isn't perfect but it's better than nothing.
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Thoughts on recording gameplay and uploading it to Youtube? I've been doing this recently and it's a lot of fun. It makes things feel more official and it makes you actually pay attention. All of my videos have 0 views and I don't even tag them correctly, but something about making it public in some way increases my focus and overall makes me happy. Just played through Half-Life, a game I've been meaning to play through for 10 years now.
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are any wizzies interested in playing this 2hu fightan?
i wanna play but dunno many wizzies who play it
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want to play games but don't because installing them is too big of a pain

i want to play GTA IV really bad, but it's just such a pain in the ass to get it set up and it might take several hours of troubleshooting and trying to install mods only for it to still not work at all. i really don't know if it's a can of worms i'm ready to open yet.
i was also thinking of doing STALKER SoC, but same story there, i read the readme file for the Zone Reclamation Project and yawned. i don't give a fuck about your 15 step process bitch! bitch!


what the fuck? i remember new english patches coming out for shin megami tensei games coming out, and instead of giving me a pre-patched ROM, i have to go get some software and patch it myself, are you kidding me dude? just put the pre-patched shit up in the first place.

you know what i'll do instead of jumping through hoops like some animal? i'll just not fucking play it. ahahaha seriously. if i have to do more than 15 minutes of installation, if i have to watch youtube guides or whatever, i'm not playing it!

>"hey dude i got this list of MUST HAVE mods!"

oh yeah? zip em up for me dude, i'm ready to have a go.
>"no dude, you have to go to 17 different websites and install them yourself. ETA 6 hours. oh by the way, you have to get this specific version of the game. yeahh, so you have to take your file of the game, install the official update from the official site, then, install this fan update that brings it to version .9, then install this complete overhaul update. then you can start installing all the mods on my list."
how about instead of having me do all that shit you just upload it pre-patched and pre-modded and ready to go? why are you having people download useless versions of the game?
>"WTF DUDE GO BACK TO CONSOLE YOU'RE SO LAZY JESUS. btw there's a 10% chance that even after all that work that the game might just refuse to run if you're on windows 7 or 10."

this "strawman" is unironically the current state of Battle for Middle Earth 2 Age of the Ring mod.

oh, wait.
LOL as of 20 days ago they actually used their brains and uploaded a pre-patched, pre-modded version of the game!
this is perfect and exactly what I had hoped for. i'm really glad I decided to make this thread because it prompted me to look into this.
NOW, FINALLY, i can play Battle for Middle Earth 2 without a 25 step, 4 hour long process of trial and error.
i'm in a really good mood now.

BUT, HEY, just because this one game did it right (finally after years of being retarded) doesn't mean there isn't THOUSANDS exactly like it.
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Looking for wholesome wizzies

Hellow dear fellow wizzards.

Im currently looking for someone to play this gem with.
it holds great sentimental value for me as i used to play this game a lot on the SNES with one of my friends i used to have when i was still young (34 of age now)
I reside in the CET time zone (EUROPA) but i dont think time difference should be too much of an issue.
Also if you have anything cool to say about this game please be my guest and share your fond memories
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I just started playing Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (PC). If anyone from Europe would like to play together - add me:
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Dominions 5

Does anyone play dominions 5?


go to 3:48 to see what battles look like
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Should I buy one of these? there are even games worth playing besides zelda?
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Time in game

I've spent about 1.2 years between 2009 and today on steam games (counting only approximate waking hours). I suspect most of my fellow wizards have been in game for far longer within that same time span. How much time do you estimate you've sacrificed to this hobby and do you have any regrets about it? Personally, I only regret the time I dedicated to games that I didn't truly enjoy.
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Post your ten most favorite NeoGeo games.
Feel free to list multiple in the same series or trash because of nostalgia reasons.

Garou: Mark of the Wolves
The King of Fighters '98: The Slugfest
Samurai Shodown 2
Metal Slug X
Magician Lord
Shock Troopers
Top Hunter
Blazing Star
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World of Warcraft: retail

Are any wizards interested in playing retail wow with other wizards? I got a couple people from here playing a little bit, I was hoping we could make a wizguild or something if we get enough interest
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I grew up with games. I think I played at least half of the games which are listed in various Top games of All times lists. I used to be able to immerse myself completely into the games, and play for hours and hours. Even in the last few years, every once in a while I ran into a title that I could really fall into and clock hours playing it - not as much as when I was younger, but still.

Now this hasn't happened in quite a while, with really rare exceptions. I just can't start a new game, I don't have the patience to learn it and explore it, especially if there's a lot of things to take in (skill descriptions, complex game mechanics, long cinematics etc.).

I have a big back log of games on Steam that I purchased and never played, or played for a few minutes and then uninstalled because I just can't be bothered.

It's a shame, and it makes me feel melancholic.

Did anyone else go through with this? Did you find new hobbies? Is this thread even fit for /games/? Discuss, please.
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What do you guys think of the game? I'm personally in love with the constant dread and characters.
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RIP WC3 TFT 2003-2020

Today Warcraft 3: Reforged has been released. The original Battle Net is gone and users are forced to log in through BNet 2.0.
New features include:
-report user
-report chat
-report map
-ugly models and skins
-constant crashes

Even if you want to play the original frozen throne, it is linked to your blizzard account and if you get muted or banned on one game it affects the rest.
I loved how Frozen Throne was kind of like a wild west where anything goes. There were no mutes and the only bans were issued for map hackers. But now you will be heavily censored and simply saying something unacceptable could result in harsh punishments.

Attached is a diablo 3 "bug" that occured in late 2019 where anyone who was muted was also banned. During that time I received a 2 week mute for chat abuse so I was unable to play Diablo 3. It took them 4 months to resolve this issue. This is how blizzard treats us.

Please share your feedback regarding WC3: Reforged and Blizzard.
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Any runescape players, in particular OldSchool players around?

Just curious what others think of the game, or what you're up to. I've been working on an account thats 2.1k total levels now and the game is a lil stale, I've never really dabbled in bossing or pvp and I'm mainly just an afker and skiller. Considering making an ironman or something
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Playstation 2

When I was a kid I always wanted to have a PS2,but my family was too poor to buy videogames.

Now I finally bought a PS2 fat,even when I have a PS3 and PS4 Pro for some circumstances I can't afford to buy games for those right now,so I bought a PS2, the guy on ebay said that it was in good condition and it should arrive in a couple of days.

It includes 2 dualshock controllers and most importantly a FMCB memory card,so I can pirate and create my own DVD's.

What are the best games I can play on it? And homebrews/hacks? The PS2 looks beareable on a HDTV?

Please don't suggest emulators like PCSX2,my PC is too slow for that,keep it PS2 only.
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Orignal Xbox General

The Sixth Generation was my most nostalgic generation and its the only generation where I owned every major console Playstation,Gamecube,Dreamcast,and Xbox.

The Xbox was my favorite of the four and I was wondering if anyone else here has memories of or still owns this console.
I would also like to know your favorite games on the console.

My list would be:
1. BattleFront 2
2. Halo 2
3. KOTOR 2
5. GTA San Andreas
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Underground PC gaming

Post obscure / lesser know games. No AAA, no DLC milking, no micro-transactions, no exploitation.
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Nintendo Switch

Discuss the Nintendo Switch and its games here. Feel free to share friend codes with other wizzies.
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GNU/Linux games

What do you play on GNU/Linux?

I like to play the following:
>Runs just fine
-Path of Exile
>'Ethical free to play' Online RPG
>Despite some lagspikes it runs fine through Steam's new Linux compatibility
-Cataclysm:Dark days ahead
>post apocalyptic zombie-survival rogue-like that you can play in the terminal
-0 A.D.
>Strategy game that advertises itself as a free to play Age of Empires clone
>Runs just fine
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i'm looking for games that reward me for playing on harder difficulties
i loved the dmc series for this like you get so much out of it
so what games do you recommend me friendos ?
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Making Interactive Fiction

Have you guys ever thought of making CYOA's with programs like Twine and the like? I've been daydreaming about doing such things recently and though it would be nice to hear your guys experience and opinions on the genre.

Does CYOA's count as video games?
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Disco Elysium

The new RPG "Disco Elysium" is coming out in a few days, is anyone else planning to get it?
Despite the huge amount of various info about the levelling system, the traits and such what is hardest to find is basic info like where the story takes place.

From what I have been able to gather it is in a retrofuturistic version of the 70's, set in an eastern-european inspired city called Ravachol (liked named after the French anarchist François Claudius Koenigstein). You play as a police detective, loosely affiliated with the militia police force which runs the law in the city. How you deal with the world around you is entirely up to you, and it seems like skill checks are extremely frequent and failing these don't always lead to negative consequences, just different outcomes.

I'd love to talk about it, especially if others plan to get it when it comes out on the 15th. I am especially intrigued by the "mind map", which is something the devs says will shape the player character. For example, focusing on particular ways of doing things may lead to the character developing OCD, and always choosing conspiracy-related topics could lead the character to become paranoid, giving different bonuses and penalties to the gameplay.

As far as gimmicks go, I think this is pretty interesting and I'm looking forward to seeing how it'll actually work. The devs have also said (in a thread on the steam forums) that the base game will be around 25 hours long just to do the main story, and at least 40 hours long for a single playthrough where you do whatever side quests you feel like.

Thoughts on this?
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Games you're currently playing

I'm trying to get good at this. Played as a kid a lot and felt like trying my hand again. Still suck of course but the animation and music is so endearing to me I don't even care.

What about you wiz? What are you playing? Does it suck so bad you'll be posting on the dropped games soon?
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Making Games

I'm so sick of rotting away that I've started learning Python. Is there any place with concrete material on how to make a game?
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How to get back into enjoying videogames

I've started to feel like playing games are a choir now for the past 2 or 3 years. Downloaded Day of Defeat: Source again to play a little but I know I'll eventually get tired of it. After that, I'll enter another cycle of finding a videogame that fills the void inside of me that reminds me that I'm that my hobbies I've enjoyed as a kid and a young teenager have passed. I think what I'm trying to say is how to do you deal with this situation and is it really possible to find other hobbies if you have the attention span of a gerbil.
Wasnt sure if I should have posted here on this board but if mods want to move it to the other board it's fine.
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Movie Based Games

Does anyone else enjoy playing movie based games? They are usually really short and easy to play, but it feels rewarding beating games so I always liked them. Toy Story 3 is an example of a really good movie game. Most of them are pretty shit though compared to real games. So does anyone have any recommendations for games based on movies?
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albion online

Any wizzies wanna play this game with me? It went F2P recently and so I just started playing it and got about 20 hours so far since two days ago, it's a nice time waster I guess. We could get a wizguild going again or something if anyone cares.
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World of Warcraft Classic

I'll be playing on EU Zandalar Tribe horde. I'll make a roleplaying/PvE/PvP guild, trying to make it as wizardly and comfy as possible. If anyone wants to play whisper Yaldabaoth
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Any good free to play MMORPGS?

I'm thinking that Wizard101 was a good idea to get into again. Just in case anyone played it or has any other suggestions for me.
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SWTOR Holocaust guild

So I made a new guild in SWTOR and then I got it up to like 3rd place server-wide, that is, it's the 3rd highest ranked guild. I invited 1000s of people and the guild has 999 members, which is the max. Then I bought a guild name change and changed the name to "Holocaust Never Happened".

Tons of people got angry, it was awesome. Here's a pic of the weekly guild scoreboards, we are in 3rd place, and tens of thousands of players are seeing it, seeing the guild name, LOL.
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Addictive games

I tried overwatch, league and dfo but i dropped each of 'em after 500~hrs
ITT games you consider addictive
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listening to videos while gaming

hello fellow wizards, i was wondering if you knew some good wizard related audios to listen for long session gaming that doesn't require your full attention like grinding for example.
any recommendation is welcome.
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(in my opinion) one of the most timeless games and probably the only good thing besides L4D valve has released. it genuinely makes me sad to see valve neglect it with every update getting smaller and fewer between.
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Souls General

Can we get sort of a Souls/Bloodborne general thread going? I am mostly a PC gamer, but I do own a PS4, and I just bought Bloodborne. I've been really playing it a lot, and currently I'm fighting the 'Witch of Hemwick.' Anyway, I really like the atmosphere of these games; lonely, foreboding, and depressing. Very much like the life of a wizard in the sea of normal-ness. I think my favorite Souls-like game has to be Dark Souls II. Although I actually never completed it, I had a lot of fun, and I thought that m+k was much more tolerable than it was for Dark souls I.

This thread is a simple thread that can be about Bloodborne, Dark Souls I,II or III, or even Dark Souls. It can be about any element, the lore or enemies, or anything. Also, any action RPG game recommendations are greatly appreciated.
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Crash Team Racing thread. Are you excited for the remake? Any hopes or expectations? Who do you like to play as? Feel free to give tips or advice if you want.
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Hey /games/, let's play some gambling tonight:

If you're a fan of the Kaiji anime/manga, you may remember the restricted rock–paper–scissors (??????? Gentei Janken) game played in the series with stars & cards. This is a pretty decent recreation of that game.

>What is it?

This game is a swindler 'em up, based off of the Kaiji: ULTIMATE SURVIVOR Manga/Anime, Restricted: RPS is a strategic game of Rock Paper Scissors (????)
>How do I play?
Each player is dealt 3 STARS (Lives) and 2 of each card type (ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS) (can be modified by server rules)
Players will then challenge one another choosing one card for the duel. The winner collects the stars, when you lose all of your stars you're out.
Players can offer to buy cards off of a specific type to monopolize and or trick opponents. You can work together with someone to win stars or betray them, its entirely up to you.
>Okay then, how do I play?
Go here
Click on 'Download Now icon' (ignore the donation request if you want, just take me to downloads section)
Get the client for whatever OS you're using
Once you're on the main screen, click Find Servers & join the rrps.fandom.com server (alternatively enter in Server Address bar). You'll have to create a nick for yourself and you'll be given a game avatar representing your player character.
You'll next be taken to a lobby menu, once the amount of players reaches a minimum amount specified by server, the game will start.

And, of course, we can host our own Wiz server with our own set of rules if needed. Have fun!
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Does anybody here play "I wanna be the guy" fangames? Maybe even the original. They are quite fun, i am currently playing "I wanna kill the Kamilia 2" and at the end of stage 6. Share your progress if you do play them here.
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How accurate is this?
have modern games lost their soul?
or is it just nostalgia?
what do you think?
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Free Game Deals

This is a thread for sharing free game deals you find on the Internet.
Not free games, but specifically promos or ways of getting legit keys of otherwise non-free games.

You can get Watch Dogs for free if you install Uplay (Ubisoft's platform), launch it and click on the banner advertisement.
It's unclear how long this promo will last.
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Who else had the privilege of playing these, how did the Czechs manage such kinography.
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What was your family's first home computer?
Do you still possess any of the hardware or software?
Did you have subscriptions to related magazines?
What were your top fives games and did you ever learn BASIC?
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Wizzies required for TabletopSimulator

Hey all, would any of you like to play Settlers of Catan on steam?
Theres this game alled TtSim which would let you play many tabletop games you can download from the workshop, id like to play catan with more players since we have just me and another guy playing, so we would like more players.
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BREAKING NEWS: Elon Musk buys Valve, announces Half-Life 3 for Neuralink

But seriously it's finally happening :') A new Half-Life game.. I'm not sure how I feel about it being VR only thou- JUST KIDDING IT WILL BE AWESOME!!
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Are the Warioware games any good? I've never played one and I'm curious about them.
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Handheld games and consoles

In this thread we talk about handheld consoles of any generation and games that we consider good.
I'm currently playing Super Mario Land 2 DX which is a romhack that adds color and removes any sort of lag.
The game is a good even by today standards, no a single world is the same and the controls are fast and responsive. I'd say its one of the best of the library. Link is here if you're interested: https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/3784/
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itt, discuss keyboards, mice, controllers, monitors, etc.

can anyone recommend a good wireless gaming mouse for under $50?
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I guess there's LGBTQ+ game sales on steam now…                                                                                                                       
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obscure lets players

I want to feel the comfy vibes of listening to someone morosely narrate over a video game. I'm not looking for channels where the person is aware he has an audience and behaves like it, or someone who makes a profit from it. I'm looking for a guy who's doing it for himself, just quietly playing through the game and occasionally making some comment or just talking about some mundane topic, maybe about his life.
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What are some good PSP / DS era emulatable games? Please no touch screen games.
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Any of you wizzbros play this game?
I think it is absolutely one of the best rpg games I have played to date , would love to find someone to coop this game with .
At the moment I have a party consisting of 2 wizards 1 knight and 1 wayfarer .
Please feel free to tell me about your experience and builds / parties .
PS: I also really liked the deathknight and summoner build
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I will buy the game for anyone that will play this with me

Basically it’s an axis and allies multiplayer game where each person plays a country and you work together to beat the opposing team. It’s dope but I don’t have any friends to play with me so I thought we could do a wizchad game together like every week or something
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I need a new mouse pad, but can't find a suitable replacement that matches the autistic preference I've developed with the one I've had for the past 8-11 years now. It's an old promotional Crysis 1 mouse pad that I got in the collector's edition version of the game back in 2008 (I think that where's I got it, anyway), that has 4 layers with a coated polypropylene top and non stick rubber base. Things cracked and falling apart though, but any other mouse pad I've looked has a surface that is either too hard, fast, imprecise & slippery or too slow & muddy, with way too much friction. I tried the Corsair M600, but that shit was way too imprecise. Mouse was gliding all over the place and I had to make a conscious effort just to keep it locked it one location. Now I gotta return it Amazon and it's just a pain in the fucking ass. I'm thinking of trying out the Logitech G440 next, but based on some videos I watched, it's also way too glide prone as well. I wish I could just somehow rebuy the same mouse pad I have now, but I think I'd have better luck finding & buying a fucking Leprechaun instead. The closet I've come to finding something similar was spotting the SADES Lightning on Aliexpress coming directly from China. Even that doesn't seem ideal (also, it looks stupid as hell), which leaves me in a predicament of what to do. Even the act of buying a simple mouse pad makes me want to tear my god damn head open. I hate this world for more than you will ever know. How hard is to find a fucking decent polypropylene mouse pad. Ahhh, the pain in my head & chest. The stress and the bullshit. Just make it stop. Even the littlest things drain me entirely and turn me into a high strung wreck.

Mouse pad I have now: https://www.amazon.com/Crysis-Gaming-Custom-Design-Mousepd/dp/B0152I1H9W

Mouse pad I'm looking at: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/SADES-Lightning-Medium-Size-Hard-Mouse-Pad-Splash-Proof-Non-slip-Rubber-Gaming-Mouse-Pad-for/32851040257.html
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hey all
come play a comfy mineman server
its a scale representation of the world
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Comfy 3DS Games

I need a comfy 3DS game to keep the feels under control. I thought about pic related (Aika Village also seems interesting), but I haven't played it since 2014 and I heard it was ruined by the amiibo jew. The other options would be Fantasy Life and Story of Seasons/Harvest Moon. Which one do you guys recommend?
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Retro grames with nice scenery?

I don't know if this question isn't too specific but I feel like playing some video games with nice scenery but my potato can't run games after 2006 very well. Also I don't know if this is just coping but I find older graphics kinda cozy anyways. The genre doesn't matter. Racing, FPS, adventure, point and click, simulator whatever…
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funny littles games

Bubble Shooter Classic is a mix between a puzzle game and a classic arcade game
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Wilfully Burying Yourself in Garbage When There's No Need To

I've always found it quite bizarre how drawn I am to play complete trash, over games that I know I'd probably enjoy & find a great deal of effective, long-term escapism in. As some examples, instead of diving into something like Homeworld Remastered, or Arcanum, or Vampire The Masquerade, or The Witcher 2/3, or Skyrim, or Fallout New Vegas, or the hundreds of available ROMs & ISOs of classic games, all of which I've never played before, I instead, mostly play short, mechanically repetitive, indie trash. Crap like ECHO, or AER: Memories of Old, or Downward, or Styx: Shards of Darkness, and it just drives me crazy. Why do I waste my life playing games that are far inferior to other, better games that I've never played before? It boggles my mind. It's like having a gourmet meal in front of you and choosing to eat from whatever's in the shit encrusted trash can out in the piss covered alleyway instead. If I had to give an answer as to why, I'd say laziness. On some level it makes perfect sense, given my overwhelmingly lazy sensibilities, to play short, inoffensive garbage that I can finish from anywhere to 1 to 10 hours, as opposed to long sweeping games that require many times that amount to get through. It's easier, in a bizarrely masochistic sense, to play a short shitty game, than a long good game. It just feels like too much effort to sit down and play a game that I know is considered a classic and is something I'll probably like. It's almost like the expectation it will be good wears me out on an emotional level and playing something more mediocre & dismissable instead seems far easier & more doable. I have to be in a very unique mood to play a good game, otherwise I just seem to stick to the same sort of bland porridge overflowing on Steam and elsewhere that I've listed above. Anyway, I don't know. I just wish I wasn't like this. I have such copious amounts of time to devote to gaming and the way I waste, piss & squander it away like this, never fails to bother me.

I still haven't even finished Stalker: SoC with the OGSE mod, despite enjoying it quite a bit. Granted I got a bit too bogged down with the side quests (never made it the Red Forest, for instance), and the constant running back between zones got pretty tedious (even with the addition of vehicles, despite how impractical they are given the terrain & enemy spawns). Instead I play shit like Attack of the Earthlings, or Solstice Chronicles MIA, or Tartarus, or some such other crap that I finish in the length of an afternoon. Why do I do this to myself? Why can't I just play good fucking games instead of mediocre ones, when the good ones are right fucking there? Why does it feel like too much effort? I just really don't get it. I guess the simple answer is that I'm too lazy to get invested in a long, complex game, or that, even if it's short, that its goodness will be to wearying to handle. At the end of the day, I just really hate myself, I hate how ass backwards my preferences are, and I wish I could slam my head into the wall until it somehow functioned properly.
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Thoughts on this horror classic? Do you prefer the computer version or the nes version?
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the neet barrier

I hate that we are putting anti-neet games on vogue.

I hate how every group online that gathers is requiring people to pay subscription to play with them.

I hate how both vanilla WoW or vanilla Minecraft or diablo 3 and etc and etc is the only thing online that eboy, egirls and even wizards will play. no obscure free deep stuff ever gets on vogue. is like no one is a neet and all the e-boys and egirls and wizes gatter to hate on neets.

I hate it. where are the other neets? what game online are you playing? can I play it too?
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Dropped games

Post in this thread when you drop a game

I'm probably gonnna be dropping new doom, it just doesn't click with me. It also doesn't feel like old fps at all.
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General Game Thread IV

The last thread has reached 300 replies. Discuss games here that don't deserve their own thread.
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Im planning to purchase a brand new prebuilt pc soon as I suck at tinkering with stuff and don’t want to bother learning to build one. Is now a good time to buy? Im not even sure how much money I am ready to sink into new hardware, but Id like it to last as long as possible ideally… Are there brands to avoid, standards soon to become obsolete, any basic trap for retards like me to be aware of?
PC I have right now is from 2011/12 and it was outdated even by that year’s standards, and I still use an old VGA screen from the mid 2000s, I guess I’ll have to ditch it and buy a new one?
I’d also like to know if shelling out some more money on top to get windows 10 is worth it? Again I reiterate I am tech illiterate and will rather spend more for convenience (like having the thing prebuilt) than waste time setting up linux or a pirated OS or something.
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Minecraft Singleplayer

I know there's a thread for minecraft already, but it's focused on servers. I want to know what you wizzies do when you play alone.

I mostly just strip mine while listening to podcasts
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Just some random questions, some feedback to which would make me feel less alone.

The first big one being, how many games do you finish a year? This is the one I really want an answer to. Getting some answers/feedback to all the others provided below would also be appreciated.

How long is your backlog? Does it feel like a burden to you & do you chastise yourself for not clearing more games that you have on the back burner? Are you like me and is it an obsessive matter that you can't shake even if you want to? Do you find anhedonia makes finishing games or working through your backlog immensely difficult? Do you even bother with a backlog?

Do you feel as if time is running out, either with your current life situation, or with society at large, and you'll never get around to playing certain games you might really enjoy? Do you ever procrastinate playing these sorts of games, even if you know you'll probably enjoy them, merely because it feels like too much effort?

Do you still enjoy gaming? Do you bother to play a lot of different games, or do you just stick to a couple old reliables & don't bother with the rest? What about the classics? Have you played them all? Do you even want to play them all? If not, don't you feel like you're missing out? Is FOMO a concern when gaming for you? Is FOMO a concern in other forms of media, like films or anime or whatever else?

Do you ever have the need to prove yourself when gaming? Does a sense of pride or validation from straining yourself ever factor into how effectively you're able to enjoy yourself? Do you care about how well you do, even if it's in a non-competitive experience like a single player game? Are you like me and, at least in a subtle way, push yourself so you can meet your own standards and therefore feel better than other people because of how good you think you are?

Do you find your skills degrading as time goes on? Are there certain genres, or games, that you simply couldn't see yourself as playing anymore?

Did you ever waste a lot of time playing stuff you didn't enjoy? Do you still find yourself doing this? If so, do you feel as if that has partially hindered your ability to derive satisfaction from the past time? Do you feel anhedonia is inevitable? If so, do you feel as if anhedonia becomes a new normal & that it will forever hang over you like a dark rain cloud, even outside of gaming?
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People has been meme'ing persona for years but I never had any interest because I don't play JRPG/RPG but I got myself a backwards compatible PS3 and now I can play Persona 3/4/5 on a single machine and I think I will give the series a chance.

I also have a hacked PS vita so I can play P4G and the weird dancing games if they're really worth pirating.

What's your opinion about this series? What game should I play first? and any tips for someone who has barely played any JRPG's before?
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Spore Creatures Thread

Bought this game at 2012 or something around that time. Honestly I got disappointed by the lack of depth with this game but it was still really exciting and fun for a long time until I got bored.

But I had found the best part of Spore recently which is the creature creator. Post your own creations if you wish.
Inspired by https://canopy.uc.edu/bbcswebdav/users/gibsonic/Snaiad/sndallclades.html
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MP games that don't require fast reaction speed?

What I've tried:

League of Legends - love the champion variety and strategy. The gameplay is mostly slow, however, at the end of the match it's always 5 on 5 gangbang that starts and ends faster then I can even comprehend what the hell has just happened

Fistful of Frags - online FPS with very slow gameplay. Almost perfect for me, but needs more content IMO

Path of Exile - addictive at first, but after some time all that loot grinding gets tedious

Hearthstone - too slow (well, it's a card game)
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Anyone here play MTG Arena? I'm surprised there isn't a thread.

How do you feel about MTG Arena?