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>>145882
>shilling someone who literally can't draw
lel
at this point I'm convinced that is actually is paid shills
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>>145864
Read Loomis.
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>>145883
how do these arms look so far?
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>>145966
The bottom left one looks okay. Keep at it.
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>>145968
that was the one i copied from loomis' book

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Have any of you played The World Ends With You? What do you think of it?
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>>132730
*go back
>>132730
Hi Eden
bump
>>132650
Explains why NEO was such a fucking trashfire despite it allegedly having been made by the same team as the first game.
I'm surprised that anons like TWEWY despite SE being so anal about image boards that they had to include it in the song Game Over
>He's got an opinion and posted suggestion but never reveals his name
>"Read by someone, taken as a good one but nobody knew who wrote it"
>Few lines of the sentence lie
>Anonymity annoying me all the time
>"It's like a '2 channel', where people just throw their anger"
>And forget about those foul actions
>>85690
I wonder how TWEWY characters would look in old Nomura style at least up to FFX

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Because the other one is dead.
I decided to give Shadow Warrior 3 a shot, skipping over Shadow Warrior 1(which I've dropped at level 4-ish because the gunplay was very poor) and 2(which I haven't touched because I see it's a looter shooter and I could not stand Borderlands.)
I don't hate it, but there's a lot of bullshit to it that masks what (fairly little) I like about it. The only frame of reference to "modern" FPS I have(putting aside the games by New Blood) would be what little I've played of Doom 2016(which I've dropped also by the 4-5th level because I found it was a far less interesting Painkiller) is that I liked what the game was going for, and the combat itself was pretty fun if muddied by bullshit.
<The game is short, incredibly short. It's somewhere around 10 'levels', each level taking 5-15 minutes. I've read somewhere the game could be finished before the steam refund window is up and I fully believe it. There's 0 extra content besides the challenges tab which is pointless and buggy because the weapon upgrades aren't that interesting.
<The game(or at least the version I pirated) is pretty buggy. Challenges not tracking properly. Falling through geometry. Katana elemental attacks not triggering properly. The final boss required four restarts on my end to progress a phase.
>Unlike Doom 2016 I like how the resource management works here. You spawn health by killing enemies with ranged attacks, while spawning ammo by killing them with the katana. The katana is always bound to RMB and it's actually like weighty and fun to use compared to SW1 which solely relied on you spamming the busted katana arts for anything resembling fun or weight. It's a very neat system. Except
<The Last Stand mechanic combined with the arena health drops is something I genuinely fucking hate and wished I could turn off. Basically like Doom2016 you lose health pretty quickly because some attacks can just knock off 60, 70 points without much fanfare. To counteract this the game has this cooldown mechanic where if you go down to 1hp you get to be invincible for a few seconds before going on cooldown. If you go get health and the cooldown expires you can go to 1 hp again and the cycle repeats. This is in a game where you can spawn health at will because the game usually spawns around four or five fodder enemies for quick health/ammo. This is also the game where every arena has a couple of 50 health pickups that spawn on a timer during fights.
>With the exception of the pitiful SMG and the Basilisk which I felt could be a tiny bit more powerful(It always felt like I used one more shot than I should have when killing the larger enemies, even on headshots), the gunplay is very fun. Everything sounds meaty as shit. Everything feels great to use. You have a revolver which is accurate in single shots but also can fire as "quickly as you can click" but I'm pretty sure there was a very strict cap installed. The riot gun without upgrades was neat, but when upgraded turns into a full-auto cylinder shotgun that feels really good to use. The nade launcher was neat and the stagger function of the disc spitter was cool.
>With the exception of one enemy(The guy with the drill head, who are way too tanky and you can't attack them at all times like the ox guys) every enemy in the game is quite fun and fits the arena gameplay really well. You have the two fodder enemies, one's ranged and one's melee. You have the big tanky ox guys who force you to constantly stay on the move because they hit like a truck, chase you and have a shockwave line attack. You have the long range artillery masks, a couple of area denial enemies, a really aggressive, really annoying aerial enemy, a faster melee enemy and the really tanky chaingunner hitscan enemy.
<Unlike Doom 2016 the glory kills take an eternity to execute which I already thought they took too long in that game. They also give a full health refill which I'm not too fond of
>Unlike Doom 2016 glory kills are on a fairly uncommon resource meaning at most you get two or three a fight. They also give you an enemy specific weapon/buff depending on what enemy you killed which is a system I really like and wish to see more of in a different game.
<Physics are utterly shit or broken and I can't tell which. You have a chi blast which is a pushback spell. You can upgrade it to work on larger enemies. There's the occasional spike trap that you can impale enemies on, and there's pits and ledges all around the game's arena. I've never been able to push an enemy off a ledge. Every time I do it the invisible hand of God pushes the enemy back over the ledge.
<Momentum, speed is very unsatisfying. In combat the speed's fine. But the game has these onrails platforming sections where you're sliding on a downward slope and have to jump and wallrun(automatically, on predetermined paths signaled by vines) occasionally. They're far, FAR from anything resembling fun. You move incredibly slow, it's barely challenging. Furthermore the grappling hook is completely on rails, there's no physics to it, there's no speed to it, attempting to grappling hook a point from a 90 degree angle will have wang pull a Worms ninja rope move and somehow abruptly move backwards in the air before swinging forward. There's just nothing exhilarating about it.
<The humor is, and I keep using this word but I can't find anything better, insufferable. Wang is fucking insufferable, he's Deadpool with an asian accent. Hoji is fucking insufferable. He's Wang with a whiny voice and a slight reverb. Mokoto's not even a character and she speaks in all of two cutscenes for no more than I guarantee you two minutes. I liked Zilla but he was barely in the game either. He played off Wang well, except they shove him aside for Hoji's memery really early into the game and he barely shows up afterwards. My recollection of Wang in SW1 is that he sang You've Got the Power somewhere and that's it, I don't remember him being such an annoying fuck to listen to all game but maybe he got worse later in that game.

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I feel like quickswapping weapons is going to be one of those things that you fucking hate seeing in an FPS, if it ever becomes popular enough that it's a standard in new FPS games. Don't really know why.
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>>145940
"pro" cs:go players do it all the time with the AWP. it's fucking stupid that it's become standard when all they have to do is make the standard reload speed equal to the quickswitch one.
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>>145940
I don't mind emphasis on quickswapping weapons. I'm more or less used to it thanks to DMC
What I do mind is when FPS games completely stunt their movement systems by implementing a dash with cooldown. It completely negates any movement skill if you can just dodge anything on a cooldown.
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>>145944
The problem with emphasizing quickswapping weapons is that it's busywork that makes the game more skillful than it really is. As >>145942 writes, why bother balancing how weapons are "supposed" to be used around quickswapping when you just make default fire/reload speeds as fast as they are when quickswapping.
>>145942
It doesn't allow you to fire faster. There are plenty of other reasons to do it though, like movement speed or cancelling the rezoom.
This has been a thing since the original CS used by all manner of players, don't know why you would think it's a "pro" CSGO thing.

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Deathsmiles II is on Steam now.
Here's the magnet: 366c111606ba4c7d60ddae1ffce5bd2cf1ddc0c1 - for the 2 people that care.
What have you been playing? I'm trying to 1cc Gunbird, which I realized is significantly easier than the second game. It's a lot of fun.
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What a big guy
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>>145723
For you.
<john literally posting in the thread (you can see his fumo and bed clearly)
>NO DON'T SAY HI TO JOHN
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>>145841
Isn't his bed a different colour in the video?
I'm playing Drainus right now. Fun game but I can't find the practice mode. Would love to have that so I can practice stage 2 (original and deja vu versions). Also, is it just me or is there no penalty for game over? I game overed once and still got the good ending.

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Lets have a comfy thread talking hardware and stuff.
I bought a new computer after years of running an old comp, but I'm using the old GPU from the previous one, so I'm hoping GPUs prices lower this year.
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>>145799
>Just get a 2.1 speaker kit
>mfw my 5.1 speaker kit died a few days ago
>>145765
What kind of cheap, shitty fan did you buy that doesn't have separate connectors for the LEDs?
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>>145765
>bought a fan with led lights
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>>145811
10 bucks. There's a different set of wires coming out of the center of the fan to the LED stripe and I don't think anything would happen if I cut them, but I don't want to waste another 10 bucks. Maybe I'll paint the LEDs or put tape over them.

>>145812
They're also gaymer green and they are at the back so it looks like my PC is shitting alien diarrhea.
>>145799
2.1 has subwoofer. thats the .1.  What i have is already alot better than what you're suggesting, but my current system has a bit of a muddy base and the highs arent as clear as i'd like.
I was thinking about getting a little amp like the Aiyima A07 for around $60 and some nice bookshelf speakers that are intended to stand on their own without the support of a subwoofer for bass. I would say noamp and get a powered set of speakers but there are more options for bookshelf speakers if you get an amp. The sound card does offer benefits if you have a nice sound system to back it up not worth more than $100.  I use my PC as my main stereo in my house.

>>145702
There are diminishing returns, but a $500 audio system sounds much better than a $100 one. After ~500 the diminishing returns on quality get more drastic and stop after about $1500 and then the only real improvements you get are volume or aesthetics.
>spending all that money on cable insulation
>no audio gems to be seen
what a pleb.

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I'm going to buy a new GPU in a a few months, should I go with green or red? 
Nvidia has the AI bullshitery which sounds neat if I ever decide to give neural networks another try, and also I've heard it's more stable. 
On the other hand AMD has more VRAM and it's more open. I might try to run a pure linux system depending on how proton turns out and AMD would probably be better for that. 
I'm currently leaning towards a 6600/6700 XT but I've never dealt with AMD before.
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>>145444
I think so, but those are easily emulatable.
>>145445
Not my fault you don't play good games.
>>145430
360 BC with xbox is not that great, you pretty much only play halo 2, ninja gaiden black and JSRF on it. If you want xbox games buy an xbox.
>>145444
Had, they've ported a lot of it to PS4 and switch, at this point it only has trouble witches NEO (and it'll always be there due to license issues), senko no ronde and raiden fighters aces.
>>140103 (OP) 
Where can I pirate 2hu games?
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>>145929
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What the fuck happened to Santa Monica Studio? An undisclosed number of people were let go between God of War 3 and Ascension (the weakest of real GoW games) and leadership changed a couple of times, but Cory "daddy" Barlog seems to have been the series director since GoW2.
How did it go from babby's first cuhhrayzee brawler to The Last of Us: Son Edition? It is so god damn preachy and surface level, it's like it was written by someone who never grew out of their teenage phase. The camera is atrocious, the combat is a hassle, the environments look nice when you stand still, but mush into busy pixelshit when you try to look for puzzle solutions (motion blur disabled). Level scaling is just retarded, I can't even get into it without writing up an entire thesis on its suckage. It's so tryhard and shallow at the same time, it's so fucking bad.
What the fuck happened? It couldn't just have been game director getting kids, right?

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Telegram reportedly surrendered user data to authorities despite insisting '0 bytes' had ever been shared
https://archive.md/9Pdin
USB-C will be mandatory for phones sold in the EU ‘by autumn 2024’
https://archive.md/9rRaC
China Must Seize TSMC if US Imposes Sanctions: Top Economist
https://archive.md/Hoo96
>“When the US and the West impose destructive sanctions on China, like sanctions against Russia, we must recover Taiwan,” said Chen Wenling, chief economist at the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE). “Especially in the reconstruction of the industrial supply chain, we must seize TSMC, a company that originally belonged to China.”
>China will grow larger
Senate antitrust vote likely to pass legislation targeting Apple and other tech giants
https://archive.md/ng6Sz
Biden orders emergency steps to boost U.S. solar production
>President Joe Biden ordered emergency measures Monday to boost crucial supplies to U.S. solar manufacturers and declared a two-year tariff exemption on solar panels from Southeast Asia as he attempted to jumpstart progress toward his climate change-fighting goals.
>"..." Biden says
Are you ready to power up your craptop with a cheap solar panel?
Is 5-10 years fair for shoplifting $80 from a Walmart self-checkout? Kentucky AG says yes
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>>145937
The only thing cryptocurrencies hurt is the 1% who control the fiat currencies.
You are not part of the 1%.
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>>145943
>You are not part of the 1%.
you don't know that
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>>145945
>115 burgerbucks for a pepperoni pizza
Just wait a bit, and it will be reality
>>145945
Is that a opossum?
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>>145947
badger
mushroom

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WAZ
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>>145886
>The red panda movie is actually one of the least offensive among what is now over half of Pixar's garbage reputation.
Isn't the Panda just an allegory for her period which she then uses to make money off of her fellow students by showing it off to them, to then go to some gay ass concert?
Sounds pretty degenerate to me.
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>>145898
yeah but it's still better than the other shit we got
cars 3 and toy story 4 are particularly gross if you're actually paying attention, and Soul is blatant BLM bullshit
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Good morning boys!
I'm happy because the Supreme Court finally recognized that it's an infringement of my constitutionally guaranteed rights when an agency creates law in the place of congress!

I also still hate women!

Love from your friend in the USA,
Anon

PS: I love you. No homo.
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Do you listen to music/have background noise when playing vidya?
I do it for certain games I either have heard the OST a million times or where the atmosphere is not that important.
Sometimes I even prefer it for specific titles like in MGR:R I will listen to metal and it pumps me up.
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>>145904
then stop faggot
Sometimes when I get sick of the ingame music, I put on Break Pirates.
>>145904
You should stop playing vidya period, for a while. Get used to silence and being in a quiet environment... Only then will you be able to play vidya again without noise.
No, I dont listen to music at all. I find it very distracting
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I used to, but not anymore. Stopped at the same time as I stopped playing shitty games.
>>145922
>at all
>distracting
Distracting from what?

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Since the other has hit the bump limit a few days ago, let me try to make a new one.

For those who don't know, Master Duel is Konami's first official (as far as I am aware) online Yugioh game using the traditional rules. Its Free-to-Play and the grind isn't too bad compared to Duel Links, the mobile spin of the card game. 

Uncensored Patch:
https://www.nexusmods.com/yugiohmasterduel/mods/1

Top Meta Decks, Card Usage, Deck Profiles, and News:
https://www.masterduelmeta.com/

Deck Profiles that include the TCG:
https://ygoprodeck.com/

Which Yugioh card would you fug?
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>>145784
Just how bad are you at the game? No really, who the fuck allows the opponent to use engage more than once? By that point the match would be over. Unless you’re a shitty esl spic player that can’t read and just flips cards, I don’t understand. I’m not saying it isn’t a strong card but that’s all striker has to them, they have no win condition and sitting on mystic mine+Hayate against a competent 
opponent isn’t enough now after that ycs win 

>HOPT
Won’t do anything to the card if it still allows a search and a draw. You just need to resolve it once to find multirole or anchor for a next turn
I've been thinking about what the next event might be, and what the meta for it would be and how to counter it.

>Pend Fest
Not sure how I'd play it. If they have a rule where all maindeck monsters must be pend, an almost handtrap free format would be hell. Maybe Qlips with Skill Drain if that's legal.

>Limit Type format
Wurms and Zombies will rule that one, with HEROs being popular too. But in terms of handtrap power, a spellcaster deck with 3 Veilers and Secret Village should do pretty well. I'm considering pure Dogmatika, except there aren't any good Punishment targets that are spellcaster that I know of.

>Attribute Limit format
Dark is going to be king of the hill for sure. Eldlich and PK and Darkworld Dangers will be everywhere. I didn't draw from the Exosister pack, but they might really shine here combined with Shadow Imprisoning Mirror. Earth decks like Earth Machine might do pretty good too, since they have access to Maxx C. Thoughts?
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>>145871
>pendulum anything event
lol not happening EVER, the japs at jewnami hate pendulums. 
>limit type
? we just ended that event, and it was fucking awful. now unless you mean one type only psychics and warriors would dominate 
>attribute limit
yeah darks would dominate and MAYBE water too. cant think of good light combos with eldlich, can exosister eldlich work? doubt
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>>145871
>Dark is going to be king of the hill for sure
Not with its trash hand traps it won't, all dark decks will be super frail. It'll certainly be the most common due to being existing decks; but i doubt it'll actually be the best performing type.
Like a good wind mono deck is really UR heavy realistically so who the fuck would be running itit would have droll though. Light Decks pretty much can run a fully intact hand trap lineup which probably leaves them as the best performing really.

The thing with Maxx C, especially in this context is that its a guaranteed empty bluff in most scenarios. I guess that doesn't matter because that'd require people to think but its something to think about. 
Water suffers from the same thing as Dark and i'm not sure what mono-fire deck can actually produce a good board in the first place. Ash Blossom can't exactly save you from mediocrity.

>>145913
> cant think of good light combos with eldlich
Eldlich Eldlich :^)
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>>145913
What mono Psychic archtypes can even do anything? PUNK is half an archtype and the Assault mode package can only go so far with a Psychic ED, if people are even willing to craft those for the event. It'll be Tenyi Swordsoul and Eldlich Zombieworld all over the place for sure.

>>145915
Flunders are coming soon and they might drop them right before the event, trapping everyone in bird-flavoured hell.

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