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#GamerGate + #NotYourShield [#GG + #NYS]: Unending Ride Edition Anonymous 09/25/2022 (Sun) 00:00:01 Id: 77cbd8 No. 698534 [Reply] [Last]
ONGOING DISCUSSIONS: >IGN Journalist who reviewed The Last of Us Part 2 joins Naughty Dog as Editorial Content Manager https://archive.ph/eTmtu https://pastebin.com/GGG5Kwdr >Arc System Works confirms that Bridget is trans https://archive.ph/lkbiL >Cloudflare bans Kiwifarms https://archive.ph/5ziDX >IMDB deletes every user review for The Rings of Power which rated it 5 or less https://archive.ph/Zg95c >Ben Kuchera claims he was fired by Vox Media for taking time off to deal with his children being sexually abused https://archive.ph/nB79z >Arc System Works changes Guilty Gear Lore to appease Twitter https://yewtu.be/watch?v=sYDYXfdzGN8 >Wiki is up again! https://ggwiki.deepfreeze.it/index.php/Main_Page

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>>699238 Not gonna click that shit. To be fair I don't like Visual Novels, but it also ruins the chance of making a good Artificial Academy or other crazy japanese games avariable to the public besides pirating and having to fuck up with your computer's registry. >>699239 But anon, you could have tomboy submissive wives with guns fighting zombies and mutants.
>>699238 Don't forget about this franchise
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>>699187 First? Can't remember. But, I do remember having a thing for a certain dragon. It's probably a good thing you never see her in her true form.


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MMO Thread Anonymous 09/22/2022 (Thu) 22:24:22 Id: e10240 No. 696923 [Reply] [Last]
New thread since the last one was made 8 months ago and has since been anchored and hasn't been bumped. Some of you might've heard about this but a once popular (still is kinda) MMO called Wizard101 was hacked by an angry ex-employee and filled messages in the game with profanity and such. https://archive.ph/Sw5If Even though the messages are pretty funny. The employee pretty much succeeded in the opposite if he thought people would wonder why he hated the company so much and thought they really fucked him over somehow so they quit the game, but instead it got the game more attention and they're offering free membership to all players from the 20th till the end of the month. Anyways that's the biggest MMO news recently. What MMO have you been playing? What MMO are you looking forward to playing? What old MMO do you want to go back to playing?
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>>699072 LOL, now go and play a real MMO
>>699211 The best healer MMO transcended the genre entirely. store.steampowered.com/app/955740/Mini_Healer/
>>699224 Heard about that game. I'll consider giving it a shot... though the only singleplayer games that've really worked for my healer fix are xenoblade and the Tales of series. But maybe this game could do good at that as well. Have you tried it yourself, anon? Also here's a few more pictures I took during my time with FF14, god knows the photo tools were one of the few redeemable things about it. Sorry for the watermarks on some of them as I can't find where I saved non-watermarked copies of the screenshots.

DrawThread - Uncommon Locker Room Anonymous 09/07/2022 (Wed) 02:08:48 Id: 4ddc1d No. 685010 [Reply] [Last]
Last thread: >>653076 Archive: https://archive.is/LtcKW Thread making resources + the OP can be found here: https://mega.nz/#F!Suhz0D5Y!BSrBrV1kxK9B5G1SSiJmwQ Relevant Boards >>>/loomis/ smuglo.li/a/ - Drawing Improvement Club Books and Tutorials If you're starting out, just have as much fun as possible and give it your best shot. Don't worry too much about these as they're info overload for absolute beginners. Sometimes they get nuked but >we try to keep them updated. https://sites.google.com/site/ourwici/ https://www.mediafire.com/folder/5strtvods5gda/Drawgfag_Resources https://hubpages.com/art/how-to-draw-learn Helpful Resources

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>>699047 Thats why it is fat and balding.
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>>699073 Mark just about has a fucking pinhead. Thats the sign of a low IQ. I knew a guy at my last job with even more of a pinhead and he was a fucking retard no doubts about that. Mark is indeed a very special boy, be sure to be nice to him and treat him very fairly everybody! When talking to him, talk to him in a slow tone of voice so he has time to catch up!

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Bad Game Design and Game Design General Anonymous 09/21/2022 (Wed) 19:51:32 Id: bb11be No. 696208 [Reply] [Last]
To start off, Cyberpunk 2077. >Has stealth but the enemies are bullet sponges (because of the loot system) and none of the enemy groups in the game are designed around stealth >Had a perk that allowed you to throw knives, which are semi rare, and you lost them forever, until they patched it so it's just a cooldown. Knives were the only other option for stealth besides silenced revolvers and rifles >has character creation but hardly ever displays your stuff because you're always in first person. >Random missions on the street can have enemies who randomly kill you in one shot with a peashooter because the encounters are leveled without considering where the player at a certain level has access, which is EVERYWHERE after the first act is over. >Despite having enemies way over your level, you don't get loot that matches their power if you defeat them, as the loot you get is leveled to YOU and anything above your level if you DO find it in the world is unable to be used (There are fixed drops), arbitrarily. >Iconic (unique and powerful gear) weapons are also leveled to you, so if you don't spec into crafting they're all useless unless you find them at level 50, and they'll quickly get outpaced by shit on the street. >Melee is an option, but none of the perks you get do anything but increase your damage. Building into it with cyberware doesn't add much. >The harder difficulties are not the way to actually play the game, because it ups the enemy health, damage and armor, so if you fight any group early on, you'll get one shotted often. >You can't get chased by police in a car because they didn't program that shit in >The design in general is an example of the devs wanting you to have options, but the options conflict against eachother in design (stealth doesn't work because enemies are sponges who don't die from sneak attacks or have good AI, loot system doesn't work because it doesn't commit or allow the player to get ahead, the crime system does not work because it was underdeveloped and the AI is shit) Sounds to me like it was a case of developer conflict. They didn't know what the fuck to focus on. They wanted it to be Borderlands, but also have stealth. They wanted you to be powerful, but the enemy balance lists compensate by being bullshit and random, they want you to be blocked off from stuff for "reputation reasons" so you have incentive to move up, which exacerbates the random difficulty, they wanted to create a living, breathing world, but they don't even work on the fucking AI? Many indie games that do less, do better then this. And that's not a compliment to indies. And on top of that they pull the same AAA tricks in the story (walkie talkie scenes, slow setpiece scenes like hacking and braindances, etc). I think they committed the cardinal sin of focusing on cutscenes and environment FIRST, rather then the game system and game loops themselves, because the cut content vibe of the story missions reek of that. The flathead being a story piece rather then a gadget, the whole scale back on the hacking system, removal of climbing with mantis blades, removal of fluff pieces like the stalls, the extremely overdone yet empty world, horrible optimization, it reeks of that shit. They're updating it but they aren't fixing it. The whole game is a disasterpiece from start to finish, literally all the choices in development they made were ill-thought out.

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>>698849 Are you talking about the huemonkey with his wall of text?
>>698885 Yeah, it got deleted though, he probably got the memo so we should be fine for a while.
>>698636 Anon your entire post was a waste of time. You could have realized I know the deal with CP2077 if you merely read my second post, which you didn't for some reason. You know which game really (eventually) plays like an anime? Risk of Rain 2. Imagine that getting an adaptation.

Shin Megami Tensei IMAGINE 2: Electric Boogaloo Anonymous 09/11/2022 (Sun) 05:39:26 Id: 040c37 No. 687914 [Reply] [Last]
We coming back to SMT: IMAGINE niggers. Got no MMO to play? A fan of SMT? Want to just play a game and shitpost in chat with anons? Well come join us on this private server. The first thread was posted over a year ago and we got over 20 anons to join the game. Since then some have stuck around, some left due to burnout and some new have joined. If you join you can be invited to the /v/ guild right away and be geared and leveled. We got players knowledgeable of the game that can help you out. https://reimagine.online/ https://wiki.reimagine.online/Main_Page
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>>699036 If this isn't because of the Russian draft it's probably Japan's fault.
>>699206 i thought the russian server was comp:hack, not reimagine
>>699206 Why would the draft affect this?

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QTDDTOT Anonymous 02/04/2021 (Thu) 22:52:46 Id: 700bb9 No. 228459 [Reply] [Last]
you know the script, niggers for any 8/16bit and certain ps1 games, i've been using the 6 btn megadrive/genesis controller, love the d-pad and clicky buttons, so my question is, should i re-order another 6btn megadrive, or is there a better alternative?
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>>698277 Great suggestion. I have it in my PC, but might as well play it with my cat on top of me on switch. Ended up playing the world ends with you, though, seems to have some sort of calling to it. Thanks, anons.
>>698338 It's looking good, better UI, deeper building mechanics, social mechanic(s ?) are a nice idea. No idea whether it runs on Wine. >>698343 I've seen a few games take inspiration from Banished, seems most stay too similar for my taste. Might just drop them and go play city-builder by Impressions or hell even Rimworld.
Just reached the end of chapter 19 of Digimon Cybersluts, Complete Edition. Suddenly the game drops a couple dozen quests at once, and 8 of them are superboss quests that unlike the rest of the game I can't just breeze through with three low ABI mega rank digimon. I'm fairly sure these will be available still in the CH20 post-game, but what about when I use NG+ to go to Hacker's Memory? Do I have to create all the top tier digimon before moving on to the next story?

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RIP Volition Games Anonymous 08/23/2022 (Tue) 11:40:47 Id: 26e5e9 No. 674083 [Reply] [Last]
And RIP Saints Row franchise - atleast you tried to be different. Lets laugh at yet another game falling down the fires of woke trash and leftist burden. This time no shills can salvage this as it didn't even have a hypetrain behind like 2077. Also downfall of AAA industry general.
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>>698739 nothing short of an completely unedited SR2 remake on the level of the Destroy all Humans remakes would redeem the franchise at this point
>>696798 >kill everything with flamethrowers I only played 2E briefly, but flame being hilariously overpowered in 1E colored how my group plays in virtually every game going forward.
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>>699202 You dont know what overpowered means until you get a guy strong enough to carry an autocanon on his own.

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Call of Duty Thread: Please Insert Your Phone Number To Post Edition Anonymous 09/23/2022 (Fri) 12:38:44 Id: 9221e5 No. 697356 [Reply]
The old COD thread is dying, and the new game is almost out With Vanguard being such a shitshow, MW2/II/5/Electric Boogaloo REALLY needs to be a hit for Activision... And then you see this. While the game doesn't look too bad from what I watched(I didn't participate in the beta), other people HATE IT, but that mostly just include people who cried about the previous MW game. What are your thoughts about the sad state of gaming, COD in particular? Zombies discussion also welcome. What are some other games that also pull this phone number bullshit? I am genuinely curious, definitely never heard of a western triple A title with single player ever doing this before
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>>697470 Why are there so many 12 year old cum guzzling faggots like yourself who actually enjoyed spamming knife with the same gay perk loadout or quickscoping over and over? Even with their flaws I can understand having a nostalgic fondness for WaW or MW1 but MW2 was a shitshow designed for hyperactive kids coming off their Ritalin high after school.
>>697365 Allied Assault was fine.
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>>697365 Eh. I have a bit of a soft spot for MW and WaW so I decided to re-examine them a little while back. I've gone back and played them to check how thick the nostalgia goggles were and although they're quite arcade-y I would say that properly assessed in the hindsight and intervening decades of CY+7 they're somewhere slightly above "decent", maybe in the neighborhood of ~7.5 for MW and ~7 for WaW. In particular, the campaign in MW is still a pretty decent spectacle even if it reads like a sub-par Tom Clancy novel and it could very reasonably be considered to be the nearest thing to to a definite point when a very aggressive cancer started to really metastasize in the industry and shit up everything it has touched since. I fully understand the reflexive hate and much of it is richly deserved but it shouldn't dissolve into contrarianism. With that said pretty much everything since WaW has been, in my very limited experience, dogshit that has done nothing except rehash MW year after year while chasing whatever [current trend] in shooters is. I hope against hope that the franchise will eventually be taken out behind the woodshed but considering that Ghosts, Black Ops 3 through Cold War, AW, IW, WWII and Vanguard didn't manage to do so I am not optimistic. Also, a video request: I once saw a video of someone making some very good points about how the multiplayer and especially map design in MW2 was shit and I've been looking for it ever since with no success. It was basically a voiceover with gameplay footage in the background, IIRC it was 11 minutes or so long and I saw it on 8ch ca. 2016 (though it seemed older) in potato quality, no better than 360p.

Sakurai's Youtube channel Anonymous 09/25/2022 (Sun) 17:38:45 Id: 586a5f No. 699084 [Reply]
So, now that he's had a chance to release a few videos what are your thoughts on it? I'm actually surprised how blunt this guy is, even when speaking through a translator, it's very refreshing. Also, his advice is legitimately very helpful at least, for gamedev people like me
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I want to inseminate sakurai.
I'm subbed to him even though I haven't liked a single game hes made since Korby Super Star. I fucking hate the Smash series and I think of it as a textbook example of how not to design a game. >>699086 Smash isnt a fighting game and never was one. Sorry anon.
>>699096 Metal Gear series seems to disagree with that sentiment.

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Stream Thread: NoGames5 Edition Anonymous 08/23/2022 (Tue) 15:41:23 Id: adb458 No. 674144 [Reply] [Last]
https://watch.8ch.moe/ Post a link to your channel here if you're streaming. >How do I stream? Register an account at https://watch.8ch.moe/ , create a channel, go to channel settings(gear icon) to find your stream key. Install OBS Studio https://obsproject.com/ and paste your stream key to Settings/Stream, set Service to 'Custom' and Server to 'rtmp://watch.8ch.moe/stream/'. >What OBS settings should I use? Check the attached image for settings to use as a starting point. If you're dropping frames(check View/Stats to monitor OBS), set your cpu usage preset to a faster setting. Max supported bitrate is 3500 Kbps. Ask if you have further questions.
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>>699030 Require a cross-site bypass cookie from one of the 8chan domains to view streams.
>>699030 What's really confusing is the fact that the cuckchan faggots are multistreaming their movies on both 8chanTV and cytube. At first I thought they just used cytube for chat but turns out they also stream the movies there. Which makes you wonder why they even use 8chanTV if they can just stream and chat on cytube. I think it boils down to it being a crossposter thinking we give a shit about their movies or someone who knows we hate cuckchan and just wants to make us mad.
>>699030 5 seconds is a long time for a bumper like that. >>699149 meh, I say use it as an excuse for the site to upgrade and handle bigger loads

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Therianthropy Anonymous 09/11/2022 (Sun) 14:25:35 Id: bc10ef No. 688041 [Reply] [Last]
Something that I find to be very cool but horribly underused is therianthropy, the process of turning into a Animal/human hybrid. I can think of a precious few games that actually has it in some form and even fewer where its actually useful. Off the top of my head the games that do include therianthropy is: >Daggerfall >morrowind >Skyrim >Vampire: the masquerade >Bloody roar (entire series) I wish I knew more but I dont. There is also the fact that turning into a half human/animal monster isn't always ideal, in skyrim for example turning into a werewolf is not really that useful. Even when it is good you cant pick up items so if you're a packrat like me you kinda just have to wait for the effect to wear off so you can go through the entire dungeon and pick stuff up from the corpses. In vampire the masquerade you can turn into something like a werebat but its not really worth it at all.
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>>690969 True strength of humanity on display. No matter the race, no matter the species, no matter the sex, no matter if it's a horrific abomination, SOMEONE will want to fuck it. Humanity has been built on this unquenchable sex drive. Someday it will bring peace to the world as hatred will never be as strong as a human dick.
We need a game where you can fuck big wolf tiddies tbh
>>699031 "We will fuck the stars! And if we can't, WE'LL BUILD A MACHINE TO DO IT FOR US!"

Games that did things better than GTA/Saints row Anonymous 09/24/2022 (Sat) 10:30:06 Id: 0bb51a No. 698035 [Reply]
With saints row dead and gta6 safely being delayed a few years, lets compare against some other open worlds that did things better/worse Sleeping Dogs >great hand-to-hand fighting + moves >more immersive/character driven story >great music >rooster fighting Bully >still the most unique setting of a open world game >varied missions that make full use of the school setting >writing back when rockstar had good writers Yakuza >has lots of side activities (quality and quantity) I haven't played any game so I don't know what it does better.
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>>698372 That's exactly my point.
>>698373 Was agreeing with you
>>698036 >>698372 It is more of a Shenmue clone, lots of mini games and a main story. GTA clone, which is a fine term to describe the genre, is a vehicle centered sandbox.

Splatoon The Third - 'Splatfest' Demo Anonymous 08/25/2022 (Thu) 01:55:41 Id: d2c234 No. 676328 [Reply] [Last]
THE REAL SQUID GAMES HAVE RETURNED This thread is about the 'Splatfest' multiplayer demo, the Treehouse mini-livestream on the 25th, and any discussions about the game before its full release. No need for a formal general / cyclical just yet, unless enough squiggers flood back here in time for launch day. "Splatoon 3: Splatfest World Premiere" can be downloaded and played ahead of the main Splatfest event, which is a 12-hour window on the 27th. In the meantime, you can explore the tutorial and hub areas, customize your character, and draw some Miiverse-style shitposts for other players to see.
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>>692494 >"Splatfest Team" King/Queen titles gone >Replaced with "Splatfest Team" Ruler so as not to assume your ling's gender Please tell me this isn't the same in the niponese version.
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Guess it's back to the grind.
Just got the game this weekend and was giving it a go... I've had a twelve loss streak at longest and it feels like 80% of my matches end in losses and over half end in massive losses (30-70 or lower). And only one of those lost matches do i feel like my mistakes cost the team (we left some home turf uncovered and I could've easily covered it myself while rolling out at the start). Do I just need to gitgud? Or was picking team grub more of a mistake than I thought going with the forehead goblin would be? Or are umbrellas just a meme-tier weapon? At least the singleplayer is neat and Salmon Run is pretty fun. But all these multiplayer losses are a tad disheartening, y'know?

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Rareware employees Anonymous 09/16/2022 (Fri) 04:05:58 Id: a71f71 No. 692026 [Reply]
Gonna do a bit of viraling. Anyone else watching DK creations on youtube? Theres some interesting stuff in there for fans of the old rareware guys, but way more for those who are/were a fan of David Wise. Would be kind of cool if the channel got some more awareness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cM0oA2rm8s
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>>692026 I have not, thank you op.
>>692233 I have a browser plugin which always redirects JewTube to Invidious. There are a number of them, this one works well for me: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/invidious-redirect-2/
I wish they made something other than yooka laylee, how's the progress for that salamander game?


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Japanese games causing butthurt Anonymous 03/24/2022 (Thu) 02:52:29 Id: 661fa5 No. 561064 [Reply] [Last]
I've noticed in the past six years there has been a massive amount of butthurt towards Japanese games and Devs especially in the cases of >Nier Automata >Persona 5/Royal >Elden Ring Where the following sold millions of copies despite being weird or niche games that normally be only talked about by autist here or other sites. With the case of Elden Ring major 12 mill success you had Western Devs frothing at the mouth in sheer anger over it along with hating on the Japanese in general, it's been an interesting time seeing this all unfold in real time. Regardless if you dislike Japanese games or even the three heavy hitters listed you do have to admit this whole situation is a well deserved kick in the bollocks for the years of utter contempt the western industry has had for their base.
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>>670887 Checked and the only site I found with negative comments were on reddit and it had only eight comments, and one on siliconera that got deleted implying it was something negative about loli.
>>670562 >Aksys They really fucked themselves as of late.
>>561064 Daiteikoku mangagamer translation when?

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Visual Novel Thread Anonymous 03/24/2021 (Wed) 00:41:32 Id: 2a0bcc No. 267918 [Reply] [Last]
The Visual Novel thread is back. Have you anons read anything good lately or been thinking about reading? Maybe looking for some recommendations? Hell, even a good H-scene is worth discussing. Helpful sites >VNDB - Visual Novel Database. Also has reviews and can sort by popularity https://vndb.org/ Most popular VN's: https://vndb.org/v?f=&o=d&s=rating >Fuwanovel - Forum that has walkthroughs for practically every VN's https://forums.fuwanovel.net/ >Nostalgic Visual Novels on-line: Can play old VN's directly in your browser. https://tss.asenheim.org/ I used it for Love Potion, its a great site >Visual Novel Publishers Jast USA: https://jastusa.com/ Jlist: https://www.jlist.com/category/games-computers/visual-novels Mangagamer (won't link it because some of their employees' are not trustworthy but quality is generally not too bad): https://web.archive.org/web/20200904080400/oneangrygamer.net/2020/03/mangagamer-leaked-discord-chat-shows-localization-staff-despise-fans/105399/ >(((Reddit))) r/visualnovels buying guide https://www.reddit.com/r/visualnovels/wiki/buy

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