Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby DjchunKfunK » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:55 am

You can indeed register your CD key for Diablo 2 on the Blizzard store.
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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby Mournblade » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:46 am

Mournblade wrote:Diablo II

This game's been on my mind lately. Until tonight, I'd not played it for years (I've lost count how many). I decided to go to Blizzard's store and see if you could still purchase it. Turns out you can, so I did.


This may have been a mistake.

It's a good game, for sure, but who was I kidding thinking I had the time or impetus to play an epic RPG these days?


However, the boys and I had a blast playing co-op Golden Axe (and Golden Axe II) over the weekend. I think this will be our go-to action game for the foreseeable future.
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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby Subway Diet » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:36 am

Against my better judgement I bought a SNES Classic.

Just been plugging my way through Castlevania IV.
Not sure what put me in the mood but, after watching Bram Stoker's Dracula again along with the Castlevania Netflix series, I apparently needed some more campy vampire slaying action.
End of an Era

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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby Mournblade » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:17 am

I approve of this course of action. Also has some pretty awesome cover art!
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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby Animalmother » Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:09 pm

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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby Medicine Man » Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:03 pm

Is that the subtitle or the verdict? :P

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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby Animalmother » Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:43 am

Both! I can't believe this is from the same people who made the Saints Row games, it's so fucking dull. The voice acting and graphics are great but everything else is just lackluster. The playable characters seem to indicate that this was originally going to be a Overwatch clone or something similar. The combat is just plain shit, no weapon variety (one per character that never changes), poorly explained missions and fucking cut scenes every 2 fucking minutes!

I'll keep at it for a while in case it suddenly has some hidden depth but I'm not hopeful.

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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby Rusty » Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:57 am

I think I bought it based on Prey's recommendation. I agree that it could have been a belter but just felt off some how.

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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby Sly Boots » Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:59 am

Rusty wrote:I think I bought it based on Prey's recommendation. I agree that it could have been a belter but just felt off some how.


i think we may have cracked this case :-k

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Re: Games I'm Playing 2: Playing Harder

Postby DjchunKfunK » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:14 am

It is indeed dull. I enjoyed it for a bit, but it doesn't have the humour of the Saints Row games and the missions are all the same. It starts to grate pretty quickly.
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