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What a nice board!
READ THE RULES >>6
Neon Genesis Evangelion is utter garbage >>>/a/


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IT'S OPENSPADES MUTHAFUCKA
>the fuck is this
Voxel shooter, capture the enemy flag and bring it back to your base. Engage the enemy directly or dig underneath them, terrain is fully destructible. Also includes building autism if that's your thing.
>where get from
Download here: https://github.com/yvt/openspades/releases/download/v0.1.3/OpenSpades-0.1.3-Windows.zip
Linux users have to build it themselves from source: https://github.com/yvt/openspades/releases/tag/v0.1.3
I tried doing it on Kubuntu and it keeps crashing if sound is enabled. You might have more luck than me, but if you don't it still runs great under Wine.
>where server
Server URL: aos://1880157975:32887
Server is 0.75, make sure you have the right version selected in-game
Server is hosted in Atlanta, sorry euros. Give me $5/month and I'll rent a VPS in Frankfurt or something.

GAMENIGHT STARTS THIS FRIDAY AT 7:00 EST, BE THERE OR BE SQUARE :^)

Some anon made a plugin that autokills you if you choose the SMG or shotgun, if someone could post it that'd be fantastic since they're broken as fuck.
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>>40081
I don't feel like playing this barebones game that has had dozens of gamenights again, sue me.
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that was fun, tomorrow night I'll choose a flat map and turn on godmode and infinite blocks so everyone can build pixel art. hopefully some anons will find more joy in that instead of shootan'.
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>>40107
>barebones
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>>40122
dead?
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>The only time my irl friends want to hang out and it's when /v/ runs the gamenight

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And general Splatoon lewds thread.
>c-cake!!!1!1
Don't tell me you're a fucking newfag who doesn't remember /smek/, anon-kun.

Announcement trailer is out and too big for me to upload without reencoding, so place your bets everyone!
>sooper cereal singleplayer story
>muh climate change (even though that already happened in the first game)
>Callie and Marie are fucking dead but not really
>nigger and midget return
>microtransaction cosmetics for Dogmeat "little buddy"
>microtransaction cosmetics in general
>octo lives matter
>salmon lives matter
>special weapons will somehow be even more unbalanced than last time
>nutendo tries to jump on the forknife bandwagon a year after the hype has died down
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>>39564
>the eyepatch
Where? Am I blind or what?
>the tumor
Anon I think you've misseen the T-shirt as for something else.
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>>39564
>eyepatch on the tumor on the inklings back
>>39566
>Anon I think you've misseen the T-shirt as for something else.
Oh really? Then explain the shadows of the glands on the hand of the fairy that is dumb on the 1st post under OP's post.
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>>39680
>not the canteloupe slices in meilings shirt
>>39680
Are you absolutly retarded or what?

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No share thread? Let's fix that.

READ ME BEFORE ASKING FOR ANYTHING YOU FAGGOT FUCK
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Before requesting first check THE GITGUDS YOU COLOSSAL COCKGUZZLER, THEY EXIST FOR A REASON
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Anons have experienced shady shit with IGG (e.g. miners and extra files that served no purpose in terms of running the games) and they're from Vietnam

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>>40088
I haven't seen any of that but I doubt it's not true. The discord thing is probably for security reasons in order to keep them from getting taken down. Discord is just a popular and easy to use platform despite everything else. When it comes to drama, you should actually try to pay attention if it's security related. Otherwise, I don't know if anything besides that really matters since crackers specifically don't get money from what they do since they don't usually, if ever, have their own websites to plaster ads on or beg for donations.
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>>40112
>discord
>secure
>hard to take down
Pick none. (((Discord))) bans people for saying nigger, none of the information is encrypted, it randomly locks you out of your account unless you attach a phone number. People use discord because they're fucking faggots that want a convenient centralized service that does everything for them at the cost of all privacy and digital autonomy.

The fact that so many modern "hacking" and cracking people are using it as their main means of communication is fucking hilarious and sad. I can't wait for the day discord gets a subpoena for some high profile retard and the feds make a big scene over it to make an example and sent a bunch of literal teenagers to jail for 20 years and suddenly everyone loses their fucking minds and switches to an equally pozzed proprietary spyware service because it was convenient and all their friends used it.
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>>40088
Pretty much none of this applies to the usual scene groups except for the usual nuke wars. CODEX had some drama when some nigger leaked an unobfuscated crack and handed a bunch of work to Denuvo for free but thats about it in recent years if you dont count the intermittent busts that have been going on since time immemorial.
tldr stick to scene releases and GOG and you wont even notice the dramafags.
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>>40099
I hate that it is. Twitter and mentally ill arent helping to make it better
>>40106
Reminds of the console modders that stopped sharing hacks with the public and began disclosing info to companies for money. Good for them
>>40112
>>40113
Discord is responsible for disgusting elitism and degeneracy within groups. People wanted forums to return without realizing that discord is home to the ideals and tropes forums had back then. 
>>40116
Not familiar with what scene is or gog (the website that holds discounted games for sale) if you dont mind explaining.
Which is the "safest" crack to use anyhow i keep seeing codex but most games contain shit from igg which is advised to stay away from

I imagine the introduction of drm forced some of the good ones to leave
>>40088
>What happened?
Western society, particularly American society, has turned into a gigantic woman and this is the end result.

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For the uninformed, Reddit has manage to manipulate the value of Gamestop's share price an astronomical ~3,300% increase in a year, fucking over a bunch of hedge funds who went balls deep into shorting it and will be unable to cover their borrowing fees. Elon Musk also just tweeted in support of it like an hour ago, sending the after hours value to some $190. Besides getting interested in the stock market and sobbing about how I didn't buy some shares when it was $20 literally at the start of this year, I've decided to boot up Railroad Tycoon and OpenTTD again to improve my business prowess. 

This is a hybrid thread for both discussion of current events and business games. Also, would anyone be interested in playing OpenTTD cooperatively?
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GME vs WSB in a nutshell
https://yewtu.be/watch?v=e5qC1YGRMKI
Just a reminder to not feel empathy towards retarded bag holders. Theyre holding gme stocks now because they got greedy and didnt want to sell at a -$50 loss, now theyre still down -$200 and coping by claiming theyre holding to fight the system

They had their THIRD chance this closing to sell at a lower loss. For the few that bought at $60 last week, saw a miracle $100 bump this closing, hope they sold
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>>40096
I don't think they can lol 
https://archive.ph/https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-26/sec-is-scouring-social-media-too-in-a-hunt-for-stocks-to-suspend
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Bag holder here. I'm not fucking selling.
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>>40110
ouch lol sucks to be these guys. Wonder if theyll go after anyone that made big money from gamestop
>>40114
Whats your endgame? 
I dont even think reddit is advising people to buy or hold anymore

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Obviously this franchise has fallen into the gutter ever since the switch to 3d. Obviously I can point to the obvious issues with these games like the linear corridors they claim are routes, The lacking amount of pokemon in comparison Gen 2 had 100 pokemon albeit some were planned for gen 1 but still, New games are lucky to crack 70-80 new pokemon I don't include regional variants as new pokemon, New games have a random gimmick as opposed to more Pokemon most for nostalgia baiting, Recycling plots from past games mainly the two new ones and even then you could argue that sun and moons twist was mimicking ghetsis, Modern pokemon games are a cakewalk in terms of difficulty well at least sun and moon/X&Y were, I quit the games at gen 7 because of this bullshit. The best thing about this entire franchise is the fan art and that's really sad.
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>>40109
>A couple of models and sprites isn't that much, that isn't an massive engine shift or some shit as your implying. 
You say that, but making graphical changes is a lot harder than it looks. You are correct in my assumption being just that, an assuption, that's why I said in my original post, and I quote
>so I feel like maybe Legends is the first game on the Gen 9 engine
And I also said
>Let's Go is the first game on the Gen 8 engine
However, Let's Go and SS's aesthetics are different enough that the same assets don't work quite as well between them.
>I've never heard that and it sounds like a load of bull, gen 7 features the same flaws and exact same style outside of the removal of chibis.
I actually do have a source
https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/cgh8fy/long_post_warning_an_actual_technical_analysis_of/
Note that this was before SS came out, so they're just talking bull about SS being on a significantly different engine. Granted, there are some changes to the lighting in SS, which do require some asset changes, but the work is probably more than you think and less than I think. Like I said, the base textures are probably the same, it's the textures that deal with how the lighting works that are significant. I'm not an expert on this, I only watched a video on how Pikmin 3 and Super Mario Galaxy did those sorts of things, but I am aware of the general concepts.
>I wouldn't call a game that uses dogshit textures inherently "so much work", it comes off as slapped together.
Effort doesn't always result in quality. You know the phrase "work smarter not harder", yes? Sometimes if you make a bad decision, no matter how hard you work on it, it will turn out like shit. Could also be a time problem. they have to shit these games out way too often, or I guess had to given they outsourced the DP remakes.
>There really isn't any point, they look low res and thats it.
I've seen the base textures of a few Pokemon in the Gen 8 engine, and it's about as basic as you'd expect. The 3DS textures have a lot of shit going on because they had to bake some effects into the models rather than let the engine do it's thing to the normals and speculars and shit. That's what I was asking about in regards to the prototypes, given we've established that both the models and base textures are likely standardized by Creatures for various other projects.
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>>40115
I feel like it should be pointed out, nothing actually forces new gens to have new engines. The legends trailer has the framerate of what i'd expect of the wild area.
And i really still feel like the shaders aren't completely new. Regardless legends is indev so i'm expecting it to be jank, this does not carry over to the released and quite poorly made /ss/.
>Could also be a time problem. they have to shit these games out way too often
You'd quite literally have to never look at your game to realize the textures on multiple overworld areas look like a steaming pile of shit. There's a point where something clearly had to be negligence.
The fucked up textures aren't even in minor places. And gamefreak have shown drastic laziness in multiple areas, even ones that came with the DLC and thus realistically had a much "easier dev cycle"; came out as cobbled together messes like the following mons.
People love to point at the idea of time constraints, but ignore the giant elephant in the room that is that what pokemon does normally is not proportionate to what is cut.
And we're talking about a series that cuts features so they can rerelease games easier, you really shouldn't be putting this type of faith in pokemon. 
>I've seen the base textures of a few Pokemon in the Gen 8 engine, and it's about as basic as you'd expect. 
I meant moreso ar
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>>40117
>I feel like it should be pointed out, nothing actually forces new gens to have new engines.
Aside from Game Freak wanting to do something new, which is arguably a useful idea. That having been said, you don't always have to re-invent the wheel, it's well documented how the Gen 1 engine was developed into the Gen 2 one. Sometimes a fresh start helps though, like with Gen 3.
>And i really still feel like the shaders aren't completely new.
I wouldn't know either way, it looks different enough that they could be, but given how some people think SS is running on the Gen 7 engine, looks can be deceiving. Could be a case of diminishing returns, for all I know. Or it could be the same shit, whatever/
>You'd quite literally have to never look at your game to realize the textures on multiple overworld areas look like a steaming pile of shit.
I didn't even pirate the game because I didn't care, so you're correct.
>even ones that came with the DLC and thus realistically had a much "easier dev cycle"
Didn't the DLC have even less dev time than the main game? Like, Isle of Armor started development some time around summer 2019 if I recall, Crown Tundra has a similarly quick turn-around.
>I meant moreso artifacting
Ah, I'm talking more from the 
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>>39745
Pokemon is the biggest franchise in the world and yet you wouldn't even get a hint of that from playing the games. Why do they even bother with them anymore when they clearly do not care? People will still buy their plushies and t-shirts regardless. Seriously, both look utterly soulless and couldn't keep my attention for more than ten seconds.
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GOD I WANT TO STEEP GARDENIA'S TAMPON INTO A MUG OF HER PEE AND DRINK IT LIKE TEA

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In the last 10 years, there have been a lot of platformers that I think will stand the test of time.
>The Messenger
>Celeste
>A Hat in Time
>Super Mario Odyssey
>Shovel Knight
>Super Meat Boy
>Dustforce
>Rayman Origins/Legends
>Wings of Vi

The games are a lot about flow and going fast. Unlike the slower more methodical platforming of the NES era and the collectathon style PS1 era. What do you think? Have there been many great platformers released in the last decade? Have any slipped under the radar?
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>>40039
Have these for context.  There was some minor hubbub about the game when it released, but the niggers and trannies made most anons uninterested.
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>>40069
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>>40069
>Representation is deeply important to me
>being gay
>My clan were a small group so to increase our numbers the mothers would take multiple lovers
Wouldn't it be the other way around with the men needing many women to impregnate?
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>>40074
>expecting faggots to understand how procreation works
>>40074
That's cognitive dissonance for you.

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Talk about fighting games you like and call other people noobs.

>What have you been playing recently?  Try any new games?
>How have you been enduring the netplay apocalypse that was 2020?
>Who's your favourite fighting game character?
>Are there any series you want to return from the dead?
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>>39980
>if sf dies, the fgc dies
NICE! How quickly can we kill Street Fighter, so the child molesters community dies too?
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>>40042
No one mentioned smash bros tho.
How and wht are fgc celebs a thing? Who honestly watches garbage humans like justin and hook and think theyre decent people? A majority of NA fgc streamers are weak players a lot stemming from anime games
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>>40042
Gonna need proof son.
>>40016
I assume you also killed your session storage to uncorrect yourself too.
>>40093
Some people watch for footage tech and meta, others are simply retarded.
>>39980
So they're gonna use "BLITZ"?

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Daggerfall Unity Multiplayer CO-OP Test/Showcase
See mp4 or
https://invidious.snopyta.org/watch?v=L89bX_3DLiA

General Linux and tech discussion goes to >>>/tech/

>General open source games
https://github.com/Trilarion/opensourcegames
https://libregamewiki.org/
>Open source game clones
https://osgameclones.com/
>ASCII/terminal games
https://ligurio.github.io/awesome-ttygames/
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>>39831
You'd have to be a megaautist to notice a difference besides a performance improvement.
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>>39958
You don't have to be a "megaautist" to notice missing features. Last time I checked OpenMW wasn't feature complete. Perhaps it's different now. Besides only "megaautists" want to play Morrowind anyway.
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>>39245
You just can't distribute the assets that belong to the company, but you can legally distribute reverse-engineered code that uses them and then write something in your website that says "guys, pwease dont pirate the game, you must own a legally purchased copy in order to use this! *wink wink*" and done.
>>39890
>no where near feature complete
No reason to add it then, as promising as it may be. Only complete games are eligible.

>>39960
>Perhaps it's different now
Anyone wanna check? We were supposedly making another chart for FOSS engines so this would help a lot.
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>>40118
>No reason to add it then, as promising as it may be. Only complete games are eligible.
That's fine, just wanted to make note of the game in case I forgot since the thread is gone. I'll probably keep tabs on it for a couple years, maybe at some point I'll be able to call it a fully featured game.

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What's this all about?
Fullderp is a game where one of us declares himself the champ and takes a ragtag team of six Pokémon assembled by anons into an online competitive Pokémon battling simulator.
To quote one of Showdown's mods...
>@MacChaeger: None of these people are youtubers
>@MacChaeger: They impersonate verlis to to gain notoriety and attract new members
>@MacChaeger: These people regularly trick others into getting locked
>@MacChaeger: this is the single most toxic group of players on PS

How does it work?
After the current champ calls "new champ", the first anon to claim the title is our champ. He uses the first six legal Pokémon suggested after his claim as his team. Champ can also call "new team" when the old one became stale (rule of thumb: 40-60 minutes). Champ plays in National Dex unless specified otherwise.
Absolutely no experience is necessary and everything is done in-browser.

Rules
1. Champ can't forfeit, intentionally throw a match, or timer stall.
2. Champ may not edit a set without the suggester's permission.
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https://play.pokemonshowdown.com/battle-gen8nationaldex-1291220919
>>40075
The oldest set you can think of that isn't Snips or Boom.
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MrsShabbosGoy (Mandibuzz) (F) @ Leftovers  
Ability: Overcoat  
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 SpD  
Impish Nature  
- Roost  
- Swagger  
- Punishment  
- Mean Look
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new 

>>40094
>>40097
gifts for next ape
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