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Old 04-23-2010, 02:01 AM   #1
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Default What games are you playing lately?

I was thinking about this, and decided to ask you all what games you've been playing lately. I guess I'll list some stuff (I have way too much right now, have kind of an overload since my PC was messed up for a while and I couldn't play PC games well). Guess I just feel like talking about video games. :P

Lately for me, I've been playing Infinite Space on the DS (it's an RPG/Space Opera...ship battles are realtime, and you end up with a huge crew and up to at least 4 or 5 ships that you can customize quite a lot)

On the Wii I've got Fragile Dreams. Combat can be kind of slow, but if you want a really atmospheric story driven action RPG (one that actually has a damn good story and characters) then you should check it out. Also, I'm doing my best at playing Shiren the Wanderer, which is a rouge-like. I really liked the DS Shiren, and this seems to be more of the same awesomeness.

On the PC, I've got Beat Hazard (this is what Audiosurf would be if it were a shooter...it generates levels from your music) and Aquaria. Aquaria is excellent. It's a beautiful 2D action/adventure game that kind of reminds me of Zelda and Metroid smashed together, in a good way. And also, under the sea (you should check out the demo).

I've also been playing Tidalis, by Arcen Games. It's a really great puzzle game, again, check out the demo of it on their website. That would go a long way to describing it better than I would. There are different colored blocks, each with an arrow. When you click on a block, it sends out a 'stream' (like a spark) in the direction of the arrow. This stream ignores blocks of other colors, but when it hits a block of the same color, it goes in the direction of the arrow on it (it can travel up to 3 spaces without a block of it's color). You can change the arrow direction. If it hits up to at least 3 of it's color, you'll start a chain reaction...after a bit those blocks will disappear. When the block above the one that disappeared falls down the now empty space and hits the bottom, it'll send out a stream itself. This means that once you get good, you can keep on chaining these together and get a high score.

Anyway, it's really fun. :P Enough of me talking, I want to hear what you guys have been playing lately.
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Old 04-23-2010, 02:27 AM   #2
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Well, right now I'm in the middle of Resident Evil 1 (GC), Dragon Warrior IV (NES) and Megaman Zero (GBA).

I have plans to play Dragon Quest V, and Fire Emblem 4 in the near future, and I will be playing Metroid: Other M as soon as it comes out.
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Old 04-23-2010, 03:30 PM   #3
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Well, right now I'm in the middle of Resident Evil 1 (GC), Dragon Warrior IV (NES) and Megaman Zero (GBA).

I have plans to play Dragon Quest V, and Fire Emblem 4 in the near future, and I will be playing Metroid: Other M as soon as it comes out.
Hm, how IS Megaman Zero anyway? It always looked kind of interesting, but I never played it.

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Currently? Quake Live and Half Life 2: Episode 2
Hm, you like to play a lot of shooters, don't you? Not that there's anything wrong with that.
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Old 04-23-2010, 08:10 PM   #4
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Hm, you like to play a lot of shooters, don't you? Not that there's anything wrong with that.

I've been on a shooter fix ever since I built my new PC, since I can, you know, play them now, so I've been giving RPGs and the like a bit of a break.
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Old 04-30-2010, 09:00 PM   #5
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Currently I'm playing:

Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare (Wii)
Mega Man 10 (Wii)
Infinite Space (DS)
Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening DX (GBC)
Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (GBC)
Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
Legend of Zelda: Twighlight Princess (Wii)
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)
New Super Mario Bros. Wii
Balloon Fight (NES) (I know this is a weird one, but I'm an addict, I have a problem :-P)

As you can see I'm on a Zelda kick for some reason. Zelda is probably my favorite franchise though. I think I was 13 or 14 the last time I played through Links Awakening and I'm 29 now, so the game actually feels pretty fresh, I don't have everything memorized like I do with other Zelda games.

Infinite Space is pretty sweet, just started playing that a few nights ago.

As soon as I'm finished playing Modern Warfare I'm going to jump into the Metroid Prime Trilogy set for the Wii. I bought it months ago and it's still sitting their with it's shrink wrap on. Multiplayer Modern Warfare is addicting though...
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Old 04-23-2010, 02:57 AM   #6
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Currently? Quake Live and Half Life 2: Episode 2

Also, sticky.
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Old 04-23-2010, 05:01 AM   #7
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Ashen Empires still when I have time (almost level 109 on my beefy con warrior ), and I'm currently checking out the FFVI Last Hope: All*Stars patch. The game that's keeping me busiest of all? Finding a better job than the one I have now xD
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Old 04-23-2010, 09:19 AM   #8
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The game that's keeping me busiest of all? Finding a better job than the one I have now xD
Well, can't blame you on that one. ;p
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Well, can't blame you on that one. ;p
Actually Brad, I'm not doing CrApple stuff anymore. I'm working for something far far worse:

Covad.... *shudders* most innefficient crew i've ever worked for. I'd GLADLY go back to CrApple
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Old 04-23-2010, 03:43 PM   #10
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I personally thought megaman zero was pretty cool. The art style really threw me off at first, but It's a fun remodeling of the franchise while keeping core elements intact, with a refreshing amount of new schemes.
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