Have you been spending hours trying to pass a level? Or maybe you are completely addicted to a newly bought game. Do you have a question about a game or would like to share something else? In the Weekly Discussion Thread, you can do it all!

Please don’t forget to use the spoiler tag as soon as you start talking about a storyline.

  • Okami
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    158 months ago

    Just beat Factorio (launched a rocket) for the first time a couple of days ago. Feels good.

    Default settings, and I got the Lazy Bastard, no lasers, no solar, no provider/buffer/requestor chests, and SLaTfAtF achievements in one go after about 80 hours in.

    Continuing the Factory for now to farm the 20m Green Circuit production achievement. Slowly transitioning from a main bus factory to a city blocks factory. Blue circuits are my bottleneck, so I’m working on scaling up production off-bus.

    Planning to go for the speedrun achievements next weekend. Want to 100% the game before the new expansion they’ve been teasing drops.

    The factory must grow.

    • @Floufym
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      48 months ago

      The factory must grow

    • Justas🇱🇹
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      28 months ago

      I am playing with the Xendar’s mod, richer ore patches, no creepers, just built blue science, now planning to upgrade my plastics/oil/rubber setup.

      • Okami
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        18 months ago

        Neat! How does Xendar’s mod differ from setting pacifist and cranking up ore patch richness in worldgen?

        • Justas🇱🇹
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          28 months ago

          I did those changes myself to make the game a bit easier.

          Xendar is a lot like Bob’s mod, but even more realistic. Instead of iron ore, you get a banded iron formation. Instead of copper, you get a porphyry copper deposit to mine, etc.

          Instead of a straightforward advancement through tech, where you mostly upgrade the electronic circuit, you also have to make and upgrade alloys and electric motors, some materials and products have more than one recipe, typically a convenient one and an efficient one, etc.

          For example, I am currently making rubber from wood and sulphur, but I am planning to make it from BTX, an oil product, and sulphur, because you can’t farm trees in this mod and having vulcanised rubber leads to red belts and a better first tier electric motor recipe.

  • @wizenheimer
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    128 months ago

    Just bought ratchet and clank rift apart on PC and really enjoying it. Playing in bed on my steam deck has taken over my last few nights

    • rockerface 🇺🇦
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      28 months ago

      I loved playing the first one, looking forward to playing 2 when it goes on sale in the future

      • @[email protected]
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        38 months ago

        I wasn’t going to jump on it because I have an enormous game backlog, but buying the bundle (pre-launch), since I already owned the first one, was $25. Money very well spent for this game in my opinion.

  • Kadath (she/her)
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    98 months ago

    Very little time to play lately, so when I can I do a couple of runs in Dead Cells. Managed to get my friends online last Friday and we had a good session of Deep Rock Galactic. Good fun.

    • @Why9
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      78 months ago

      OMG.

      The feeling when you’ve forgotten one of your favourites from when you were a kid and you read the name and think “that… feels familiar and exciting…” And then Google it to confirm it’s the very game you were hoping it to be!

      Thanks! I’m getting it immediately!!

  • @Weirdfish
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    78 months ago

    I’ve bought all the soulsborne games on release going back to Demons Souls, and I just sucked at them.

    I am finally playing Bloodborne after giving up at the first boss many times over the years, playing co op with my girlfriend, who has beaten them all and platinumed quite a few.

    While I got good enough to beat most of them, except Sekiro, I just couldn’t get the rhythm of Bloodborne, and always gave up, even though I know many people consider it the best in the series.

    Going back to my tried and true method of “Just keep grinding and leveling up till you figure it out” finally worked, I beat the first main boss yesterday (with her as summons).

    Really looking forward to this one as I’ve done a pretty good job of avoiding spoilers.

    • ditty
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      18 months ago

      Keep grinding dude, Bloodborne will eventually click and you’ll get through it no problemo (as long as the fps drops don’t annoy you!). I haven’t played any video games for more than a year since I got burned out on them, but recently just played through another couple playthrough of my fave DS:R (since it doesn’t require much thought or effort for me anymore). Hopefully I can muster the energy to finish Elden Ring next (I’m about 80 hours in).

  • u/unhappy_grapefruit_2
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    78 months ago

    I’ve sunken my teef into disco elysium great game having hella a Time

    • Rhynoplaz
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      38 months ago

      I bought it on my daughter’s PS5, and got a few hours in, but then she sold the PS5.

      Might get a chance to try again some day. 🤷🏻‍♂️

  • Beefy-Tootz
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    68 months ago

    I recently fell back into super monkey ball banana mania and I’ve been having a lot of fun with it. Outside of that, it’s been a good rotation of call of duty and the binding of Isaac. If you couldn’t tell, I really love slamming my head against the wall as well

  • Grammaton Cleric
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    68 months ago

    Elden Ring on PS4 Pro, with the volume turned up to cover the jet engine sound

  • @[email protected]
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    58 months ago

    Thrive. Essentially spore 2. Been in development 10 years and is entirely free to play. If you want to support them it’s €4 on steam.

  • @Wooki
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    48 months ago

    The Hunter: Call Of The Wild. Not as focused of a hunting game as you think. I find it a super chill walking nature simulator with amazing views and animal models.

    • @[email protected]
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      28 months ago

      I got into this game when RDR2 awakened a need for a good hunting game in me. I really enjoyed my time with it! Looking forward to the fishing one once they iron out most of the issues.

      • @Wooki
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        28 months ago

        I wish they were the same game I’d pay twice for it as the Angler forests, ambience and maps are no where near as good as the hunter. Waiting for a need zone? Throw a line out and have a fish.

  • rockerface 🇺🇦
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    48 months ago

    Really getting into the God of War on PC. Also, Blizzcon kinda refreshed my hopes in Overwatch, so have been coming back to it, as well

    • @keyez
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      28 months ago

      I have never owned a PlayStation but played GoW on PC last year and enjoyed every minute of it. It ran great and was a great story and combat system. I can’t wait for ragnarok to come to PC.

      • rockerface 🇺🇦
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        18 months ago

        I’ve never had much hope for eSports anyway, so not that :) But the “what’s next” section had some pretty promising stuff planned for next year. Of course, there’s always chance it could end up like PvE promises, but the new stuff should start coming in only like 2-3 months from now, so I am wait and see.

        I guess it’s not that I full 100% hopeful for OW now, but rather cautiously optimistic - which is still an upgrade over how I used to feel

  • @reagansrottencorpse
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    48 months ago

    I got foxhole a few days ago, and while I haven’t done anything aside from Frontline fighting yet, I’m hooked.

    • @ChillPenguin
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      38 months ago

      I’m in the same boat. I’ve mainly been doing logistics. But sometimes I’ll bring up a field gun or tank to use.

  • @QuiteQuickQum
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    8 months ago

    World of Horror has been a blast.

  • Thassodar
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    38 months ago

    Dome Keeper, Rogue Company, and Dune: Spice Wars.