What game are we all playing instead of E:D?

Finally got around to giving Skyrim VR a proper go... it's been in my library since launch

15 hours over two days later :eek:o_O:sneaky:
I miss Skyrim VR. I sent back my PSVR after about a month due to dead pixels, but I really enjoyed being "in" Skyrim during that time (once I got past the nausea). I didn't replace the PSVR because the resolution was too low for my liking, but at least I got to experience it!
 

Might try this
 
I miss Skyrim VR. I sent back my PSVR after about a month due to dead pixels, but I really enjoyed being "in" Skyrim during that time (once I got past the nausea). I didn't replace the PSVR because the resolution was too low for my liking, but at least I got to experience it!
Very pretty too, as I've gone down the rabbit hole of mods...

My res is okay, Im using a Pimax 5k+
 
Got myself the Empires of the Undergrowth, yesterday and it turned into an all-nighter.
Really captivating game.
Strategy/builder/manager of an ant colony.
Still in development with only about a quarter of the story mode and overall content, but it has really fun freeplay (sandbox) and is a ton of fun if you enjoy watching ants scurrying around.

Plus it has an amazing narrator, whose urgent and serious tone of delivering messages like "Intruders broke into the nest. The eggs must be protected!" or "A battle occurred!" is just hilarious. :D
 
Few days ago I found Warframe. Not exactly my kind of game I thought, but gave it a shot. And I’m having a great time! Being a badass space ninja with lots of badass weapons and powers kicking bad guys asses! And spaceships and stuff!
 
Few days ago I found Warframe. Not exactly my kind of game I thought, but gave it a shot. And I’m having a great time! Being a badass space ninja with lots of badass weapons and powers kicking bad guys asses! And spaceships and stuff!
Just beware the grind. If you thought Elite is a grind you ain't seen nothing, yet. :LOL:
I played Warframe for several years, but ultimately gave up because I reached a point where every next thing I decided to do took literally weeks to grind for.
 
Giving A Plague Tale Innocence a go.
Graphics are absolutely insanely beautiful and feels truly next-generation. And the actors, especially Amicia's voice actress who's 17 years old, are really great.
But oh my frikkin God the game mechanics feels so 90s!! Its frustrating how a game can recieve so much praise just because of its presentation without considering the most simplistic mechanics. I dont even feel I'm playing a game. It's more like I'm following strict instructions and you cant do anything except gladly accept it.
Think Last of Us but with an AI that is laughable...
 
Just beware the grind. If you thought Elite is a grind you ain't seen nothing, yet. :LOL:
I played Warframe for several years, but ultimately gave up because I reached a point where every next thing I decided to do took literally weeks to grind for.
Î didnt mind it as much as ED - at least I get to decide what content I tackle and OP stuff doesnt spawn randomly on me.
 
Always meant to pick up Sid Meier’s Beyond Earth, but do I really need yet another game in my back catalog?

Yes, I do!
I'm sad that they didn't do a second expansion for Beyond Earth. The game was flawed but had potential. Really hope they do a follow up game where they fix the issues and continue to support it.
 
I'm sad that they didn't do a second expansion for Beyond Earth. The game was flawed but had potential. Really hope they do a follow up game where they fix the issues and continue to support it.
I think Beyond Earth's biggest flaw, was being a game about colonizing alien planets, but ending up playing exclusively against other humans... Well except the space barbarians of the early game. The only actual difference between Beyond Earth and normal Civilization games was the scenery. And even the scenery wasn't that much different.
 
I think Beyond Earth's biggest flaw, was being a game about colonizing alien planets, but ending up playing exclusively against other humans... Well except the space barbarians of the early game. The only actual difference between Beyond Earth and normal Civilization games was the scenery. And even the scenery wasn't that much different.
The original SMAC was like this too. But alien threat was more imminent and the whole thing was better narrated, imo.
 
I just saw the latest Spider-Man movie in theaters, and now I'm in the mood to play the game again (there are winks to the game in the movie). I've not purchased the DLC yet, so I may be doing that come the next rainy day!

Now if only the game starred Tom Holland and Zendaya :D
 
X-Plane. Crossing the 'Hump' in an overloaded C-47. Height of mountains 14,000 ft. Height of aircraft, 15,000 ft, so I made it, though at that altitude and weight my rate of climb was marginal.

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Other than the poor climb rate, not a difficult trip, even when navigating by old-fashioned map-and-eyeball (GPS would be cheating). Much harder for those who had to do the real thing though:

The Assam-Kunming route...[was situated]...in the middle of...three Eurasian air masses that were stirred and conflated by the presence of the Himalayas themselves. Moist warm air from the Indian Ocean to the south produced high pressure that swept north, while cold dry air from Siberia moved south. These lows and highs were extreme, producing violent winds...and when those winds hit the immovable mass that was the world's tallest mountain range, they shot upward at startling speeds until they cooled and then rushed downward in terrifying drafts that hurled airplanes...earthward at stupefying rates of descent...Turbulence inside the cloud mass was severe; pilots reported being flipped upside down by gusts, while many others were unable to report anything because they went missing. Hail, sleet, and torrential rains lashed the aircraft. Thunderstorms built suddenly...[into]...a whirling opaque world that not only meant no visibility but also frequently meant icing. The peaks of the Hump were waiting; the pilots called them "cumulo-granite".
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hump

Free X-Plane C-47 download from here:
https://forums.x-plane.org/index.php?/forums/topic/130227-aeroworx-douglas-c-47/
 
I'm getting back into SWTOR. I've been playing it on and off for about 7 years now (I started about the time it introduced a free-to-play model). It's not yet dead, the devs are still developing content and expansions for it, even if they outsource the work. I am determined to complete all the story quests.
 
Since the price was right, I decided to finally pick up X-Com 2. I very much enjoyed Xenonauts, X-Com's "spiritual successor," so how hard could it be? :p

First "Campaign" was a total-party kill on the first mission. Okay, maybe starting out at "Commander" difficulty was a little bit optimistic...

Second Campaign, at "veteran" difficulty, first three missions: nobody got killed, but almost everyone got injured. After a few more missions, it became clear that I was in a downward spiral that would only end in tears. That, and I should emphasize the stealth abilities of my rangers, rather than the blade abilities. Being able to spot the aliens before they spot you is really useful.

Third Campaign I thought was going well. My chief Specialist, awesomely nick-named "Doctor Feelgood," had gotten lucky with two "increase hack abilities," and also seemed to be the most deadly soldier in my squad. She had just made Captain when I learned a hard lesson about a poor decision I had made a while ago: no matter how cruddy the rewards are, and how awesome the other rewards are, always choose to oppose the UFO Dark Event.

Fourth (and current) Campaign seems to be going well. Just unlocked heavier armor and weapons, as well as Squad Size 6. Unfortunately, I seem to be lagging behind on opposing the Avatar Project. Now that the Avenger finally has extra power to spare, and a fully functioning communications center, maybe I can start playing catch up... before it's too late! :eek:
 
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