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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13395 on: September 05, 2017, 05:33:12 AM »
Sang bought me Sonic Mania so all is forgiven :HELLO:
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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13396 on: September 05, 2017, 06:29:05 AM »
I didn't wish you happy birthday because on my birthday I explicitly told you not to buy me a particular game but you bought me it anyway  >:(

On an unrelated topic, you sure do have a long wishlist...
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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13397 on: September 05, 2017, 12:30:08 PM »
I don't even remember which game that was :P
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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13398 on: September 24, 2017, 11:41:47 AM »
Went to EGX yesturday - had a lot of fun! it was overwhelming as fuck at first but eventually I got my bearings and had fun. I tried VR for the first time and holy shit it was unreal. It definitely isn't some dumb gimmick, it still needs work but you have to experience it for yourself to understand how amazing this stuff is.

There was also some booths with old LAN games set up - most importantly CS1.6, Quake 2 and Doom 2. I played Quake 2 for a bit and was literally untouchable (I died once because 2 others ganged up on me with chainguns and the mouse sensitivity was all fucked) but whoever says you get worse as you get older is lying. Checked out some cool costumes as well, but the coolest was a female Pyramid head from Silent Hill; but it came last for some stupid reason in the competition when it was miles ahead of most of the others.

Ended the day by playing Destiny 2 with my step-brother and his friends; I had zero interest in the AAA game stuff especially given the queues and mostly stuck to the indie/quieter things but they needed a fourth player and another family friend of theirs was too young so I was the 4th up. We played against a group of guys older than them who were giving us shit talk - they even paid for a fast pass to beat the queues.

We beat them 55 - 9; that was the first time I'd ever touched Destiny 2 PvP and I was handicapped severely by using a 360 controller but I only died thrice and still got a higher score than the highest on their team. That was a fun end to the evening (still wouldn't pay money for that game though)
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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13399 on: September 24, 2017, 11:56:13 AM »
I tried some (in a room that actually moves around in sync with what's happening), and it was pretty cool, but everything was quite blurry. I'm extremely short sighted, but I didn't think that would be an issue because the screens are right in front of your eyes. Turns out that VR use lenses that make the image appear to be from much further away than it actually is (to reduce strain on the eyes).

This doesn't bode well for me.
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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13400 on: September 25, 2017, 04:27:41 AM »
I'm kinda anxiously waiting for the price of the VR gear to drop down so that I can enjoy Alien Isolation in all its (unofficial) VR glory - that and porn.
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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13401 on: September 25, 2017, 05:40:32 AM »
hehe vr porn :3
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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13402 on: September 25, 2017, 06:47:47 AM »
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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13403 on: September 25, 2017, 08:16:43 PM »
yeah porn in VR is gonna be pretty good, not even gonna try and beat around the bush :tralala:
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Re: Ramblings,
« Reply #13404 on: September 26, 2017, 09:59:22 PM »
yeah porn in VR is gonna be pretty good, not even gonna try and beat around the bush :tralala:

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