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Anonymous 09/10/2019 (Tue) 07:58:39 No.941 [Reply] [Last]
Win 10 dual boot
Is it worth to dual boot windows 10 and debloat it for vidya purposes?
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>>13709 >99% of the internet with Tor Browser. Oh god, please also don't say this is also true. >DuckDuckGo šŸ¤¦ You know there's an even better way: https://yacy.net/ >>13712 >requiring jabbashit Then it's shit. >>13723 Stop using startpage too lol >>13725 >freetard I'm not so sure you know what that word means. >>13751 >"the only" independent browser from big tech companies

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>>13712 >private.sh >how it works >encrypts search then decrypts it for the search provider h'wat.. How in the fuck is that useful? Who is the "search provider"? since the site is encrypted through tls (https for you plebbians) wouldn't encrypting the query be redundant anyway? This whole site smells like bullshit. Atleast with something like searx it's just an aggregate, which means it just provides a frontend to other searches, so the point there makes sense. Atleast with startpage it's a proxy so your not completely exposed. But what the fuck does this have? The encryption shit is literally buzzwords.
>>11778 >current FOSS >minimalist anything Far too many projects have been bitten by the flat design/tabletfaggotry bug and have retarded UI decisions as a result. Obviously not a problem if it's something you'll be using with the terminal anyway but annoying for primarily graphical interfaces DEs for one thing.
>>11758 >Does it matter which distro I pick in terms of vidya? If you go down the Mint route, which is fine/recommended for someone coming in new along with Ubuntu, Debian where you pay for ease of use with a bit of bloat etc, go with the MATE version over Cinnamon for slightly better performance for windowed games but a slightly clunkier experience overall. Outside of that I wouldn't worry if I were you and honestly the difference isn't hugely noticeable if you're not playing modern shit. If you get stuck at anything google for it, anything that lists working with Ubuntu generally the default results for 'how do I fix x' serarches will be Ubuntu will also work with Mint. Once you get used to the newer workflow you can consider hopping to a more advanced distro that has better features and privacy but less handholding. That can also be done straight up but it'll take you a bit longer to become fluent so it depends on your tolerance for getting frustrated. >>11771 >You have to understand that even the simplest thing you do in windows such as install a program becomes a totally new headache to re-learn when dealing with Linux. You may think that the act of double-clicking an executable is a decent way to install a program or "app" but according to the faggots that use linux, the better way to do it is waste time fucking around in the terminal while googling commands. If you're using a retard-friendly distro there'll be a graphical front end for installing software which handles most of this. Realistically the most you'll need to do is add the occasional PPA and all major software usually has a page feeding you the commands to do that so if you can copy and paste you're set. Things get more of a headache as you go for more complicated distros but then you get benefits from it.
>>13885 >If you get stuck at anything google for it It goes without saying you probably shouldn't use actual google for a search either, though annoyingly most alternatives provide much less helpful results.

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RATE THE TASTE Anonymous 01/14/2020 (Tue) 18:25:06 No.11596 [Reply] [Last]
RULES Post 3 vidya games you play atm. Post 2 other games you really praise (but don't have to play currently). .... #1. The first anon to post must explain why their choice of games are better. #2. Of the 3 vidya games you play, they actually have to be games you play on a regular basis. NOT games you extol and say are good, but you don't actually ever play. Those can go in the 2nd category of the 2 games you praise. #3. The anon who replies to your comment in criticism must post their 3 current games they actually play and their 2 praiseworthy games AND explain why their choice is better than your taste. #4. Then AFTER that, the anon replying must RATE the taste with a 1-10 rating like 6/10 or something. 3 GAMES 1. TES IV: Oblivion Really large modding community and mostly nostalgiafag reasons behind why I play. I felt Skyrim was overrated and was too dark. Oblivion w/ mods is adds a ton of replayability. As for Morrowind/oldfags, it doesn't do it for me like Oblivion. I like Oblivion for its own peculiar charm #2. Warcraft 3. Honestly, anyone still buying other games when you could play Warcraft 3 is a fool. The custom games are where it's at. I've seen quite a few people playing Hearts of Iron and Paradox Games when you get the better 3D equivalent in Warcraft 3 w/o all the crap. Plus it is a much older game, so my garbage computer can handle it better #3. SCP Secret Laboratory. Fun multiplayer experience for free ...

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>>13575 >>11672 >normalnigger >reddit Why is that, do you guys think? The game choice or the stated reasons? Are these popular games on reddit because I wouldn't know. I don't think rimworld, pathfinder or dota2 were that normie friendly either.
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>>13828 Stop talking like a fag.
>>13609 Who else? And no, you can't say 8kun. There are many things wrong with the site but we have no reason to believe Ron or Jim are cuckolds.
>>13831 It's the choice of games. All of them are very popular, and DotA 2 as a favorite is ridiculous. >>11596 What the fuck is up with those jpeg artifacts? Did you download the pic from 9gag?
>>11596 This is a dumb thread and you have reddit-tier taste in vidya.

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Mods thread Anonymous 08/29/2019 (Thu) 02:41:16 No.561 [Reply] [Last]
Wanted to make a thread for mods and mod related news. Leaving this OP empty due to lack of pasta.
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Fucking ARMA of all things keep getting all the cool mods. Shooters really are dead. https://youtu.be/k0OBZunSwqE
>>11887 Looks like he's holding a giant toy boat.
>>13419 >Fucking ARMA of all things keep getting all the cool mods. ARMA gets the cool mods because it's basically unplayable vanilla or even in PvP. Mod it to death and you get a halfway decent coop game at best.
Is there a way to mod Unity games? UABE doesn't work on a number of them since the game files are dumped in the StreamingContent path as files without extensions. Most likely encrypted since they're all missing headers when opened in a hex editor. >>11887 BF1918? Go check out the new update, the high res textures make it look real good.
mods = fags

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Bug Fables Anonymous 01/10/2020 (Fri) 23:45:43 No.10957 [Reply] [Last]
Bug Mario is a Paper Mario ripoff made because Nintendo refuses to make another Paper Mario RPG game and would probably fuck it up anyways if they tried. It came out around the tail end of last year and has had a demo out for a long while. While I'd say it's significantly shorter and less visually polished than Paper Mario, it makes up for it with gameplay. To differentiate itself from Paper Mario's combat the partner system is replaced with a three bug party where positioning, front, middle, or back, matters. The bug in front gets +1 attack, the back gets +1 defense, and there are a couple badges medals that boost defense for the front or back. However, the order of your bugs cannot be changed, and they must be rotated circularly. There is no defending option, only "do nothing", unless you equip the badge medal for it, and there's only two of that badge. You can relay turns to other bugs, however for each extra attack they make in the same turn their attack is reduced by 1 and each bug can only relay once per turn. The party is clearly divided into a tank, attacker, and buff/debuffer, but you're not strictly limited to using them this way and badges medals can easily change your strategy. The first few enemies in the game are those that are most clearly ripped off from Paper Mario as they were made early on before the devs got more original. The seedling is clearly a goomba and has a headbonk attack; the jellyshroom is clearly a blooper and floats in the same way; the inichas is clearly a koopa, has a rolling attack, and can be flipped on it's back to lower it's defense. A difference you might notice to increase the games difficulty is that the Inichas flips back over and attacks in the same turn, unlike koopas who would waste a turn flailing. There are some quality of life improvements from the Paper Mario games. The warps are centralized to one area, and after a while there will be a shortcut NPC that allows you warp from that central area to a few nearby areas you may frequent. You have a list of accepted quests so you don't forget them, and while many are acceptable from quest boards anywhere there are a bunch that are started without the quest boards. There is a boss rush accessible mid way through the game where you can fight all bosses beaten thus far and you can access the hardest versions of bosses through it even if you haven't chosen to play on the hardest difficulty. However you can only rush either mini-bosses or regular bosses. Sadly, there are only a couple unique rewards from it for beating a few bosses in a row, and after that it's all currency and no trophy items. The badge medal shops have an option to reroll the available medals instead of having to leave town to reroll them. Berries are capped at 999, but there is a bank where you can store up to 10000 berries. Interest accrues every half hour by 3% and 6% once you first reach 500 berries in the bank. Fair warning, the game is publised by Dangen Entertainment. Dangen's co-founder once went on Resetera to lament the presence of loli in Japan after spending time working there, though I have no archive. Despite this, there's one moment in the post-game that has me convinced it's a lolicon undertone. The game is only $20. There was a link to the game in the bunker share thread, but the thread is gone now. The game, version 1.0.3b, is on the vola for now. It's fairly small, a little over 200MB, just like an actual Gamecube game and was made in Unity. The latest patch out a few days ago, 1.0.4, has several gameplay affecting bugfixes. Saves are easily transferable
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>>11716 RSS feeds could have prevented social media in general, frankly.
>>11739 True, that way developers can ignore any feedback since it's a one way protocol.
It seems that I have to explain myself about what has happened here. Apparently, this thread was getting derailled so I thought the best idea was to ultimately clean it up to the point it as only discussion about the game itself. I know about whole controversy behind OP and the devs of this game, but there comes a point when people are talking about off-topic things like who's the shill, Brenton, etc. All I want to see is on-topic discussion, you can deviate a little via the discussion about the dev team or even giving your criticisms about the game and the dev team. However, APNG posts should be saged and don't turn this thread into a pseudo-meta thread about how I run the board. If you have any grievances with me, talk to me on the meta thread >>>/meta/1986 From now on, before I delete posts I'll make an archive and post it on the meta thread.
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I love Paper Mario but I would never touch this game with a 10 foot pole because I hate fucking bugs. Gross.
>>13665 Super milk chan sprite replacements when?

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To steam or not to steam 01/30/2020 (Thu) 03:30:29 No.13351 [Reply] [Last]
Basically, i have never used or installed steam before. Theres an MMO some freinds are playing but its only avileable trough steam. What am i really exposing my PC installing steam? (yes i know its super popular and has millions of users but iam kinda paranoid)
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>>13514 How bad do EULAs get these days?
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>>13599 If you don't accept them, you can't play the game. At least that was the case with Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, might be different for other games, but Sekiro is a fucking single player game. Glad I pirated it, wouldn't gave money to (((Activision))) either way.
>>13599 Take a look: archive.vn/TjHPM I haven't personally used EULAs in years. Work software is different. >>13617 >Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Be sure to write a letter with cash/money order: https://www.fromsoftware.jp/ww/company_about.html The more people know they can self host the better.
>>13618 nah fuck it, uninstalled kritika and steam thanks though
>>13622 >>13514 >>13495 i played kritikareboot for a day, it was really boring.

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FPSs and linearity Anonymous 01/11/2020 (Sat) 15:35:05 No.11121 [Reply] [Last]
Can you name a good linear FPS? What linear FPSs have you enjoyed? For some reason I'm actually having quite a bit of difficulty coming up with some. Does this say something about the strength of base action mechanics in the genre?
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>>13319 There are no console wars, they're all shit
>>13319 Oh hai Mark
house of the dead
>>13328 >Mark >the biggest, fattest nintoddler retard around >to the point he bans critique of paste nintendo >ever against console wars Come on dude.
>>11158 >Ion Maiden I'd like to argue it's shit. >enemies aren't distinguishable from a glance, and it goes doubly so for when the colored level lighting completely changes their appearance since the big difference humanoid enemies have from each other is the color of their robes or gear >Weapon variety is shit, at least for episodes 1 and 2. > The shotgun is the only weapon worth using(by virtue of its ammo being too plentiful in comparison to other weapons) and it's not particularly entertaining to use(the sound isn't meaty, it doesn't gib enemies or fling their death sprites a good chunk from you, it looks bulky and not very impressive). >The revolver is terrible besides using the alt fire to deal with those annoying flying enemies >The SMG/dual SMGs chew through ammo quickly and the main source of damage is the fire DoT which isn't useful against the mostly hitscanner/fast projectile type enemies you encounter throughout the two chapters. dual wielding is actually a downgrade since the damage boost isn't that noticable, it chews through ammo faster and the reload animation is stupidly fucking long >Ion quiver would be a neat weapon if the spread on the initial shot weren't so massive >Grenades are neutered in this game so the bowling bomb grenades are pretty much single enemy weapons >Pretty much the same with the alt fire of the shotgun, except it too has more ammo than the bowling balls or cluster puck weapons(I understand they wanted to dial back the strength of explosives considering how powerful Dynamite is in Blood, pipebombs/Devestators are in Duke and the grenade launcher/nuke launcher is in SW but this is the opposite extreme) <Admittedly the secrets are pretty well hidden compared to other FPSs >Limited time, infinite use powerups instead of usable items >>13316 Is this an ingame cutscene or an external movie/animation?

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TF2V GAME NIGHT PREPARATION THREAD: FROM THE ASHES EDITION Anonymous 12/04/2019 (Wed) 13:53:22 No.6436 [Reply] [Last]
So. What happened with TF2V was frankly a shame - fags just stopped playing it because of /vg/ drama and (in part) because fags involved did not move out of discuck. Let's play some fucking videogames with what we have left.

>What is it?
TF2 but without hats or any other gay shit (there was a LOT of it) and up to Mann-conomy update. Updates fucked the game and introduced things beyond the scope of "up to Mann-conomy", which lead to anons fucking off.
>Why play it?
TF2 without hats is a gud game. FOR THIS OPERATION, WE'LL BE RUNNING STOCK ONLY UNTIL THINGS ARE FIXED - AND EVEN THEN STOCK ONLY IS A SUPERIOR WAY TO PLAY, SO WE'LL PLAY THAT MOST OF THE TIME
>Why not TF2 with stock-only plugin/TF2007/some other derivative?
TF2's filesize is around 22 GB at the time. TF2V is 4.6 GB. As for TF2007, it's made on Facepunch. Rather than entertaining a Facepunch mod (or whatever else, for that matter), let's try to salvage what we can from what used to be an 8/v/ project that we've had many good game nights with.

>Links?
https://www.moddb.com/mods/team-fortress-2-vintage/downloads/team-fortress-2-vintage-35r-full - game (4.6 gb)

More games next weekend; this thread is for server configuration, tech support questions and stocking up on micspam.

Also, keep in mind, my internet's shit and everyone will be getting ~400 ping if I'm going to be hosting. If any of you offers to host for us instead, that'd be great. That said, it'll still be a good time. Also, expect things to be more or less dead when starting out.

>RevEmu guide for No-Steam
>>6536 ; Game night starts at Friday, 2 PM EST. https://time.is/EST - check the time here.
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>>13184 >There's also a dedicated /v/ server for Xonotic. I'm admin for one of the servers (there's another anon who's in charge of the other one). You're all welcome to use the servers, or the server config itself if the locations aren't suitable.
We should play Unreal Tournament 99 instead.
These links seem to work for playing the Unreal games. >https://freegogpcgames.com/341/unreal-gold/ magnet:?xt=urn:btih:A9BBB2914D00A7B02523EAA15491120E2309C64D&dn=unreal+gold+2+0+0+6+gog&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fopen.demonii.com%3A1337%2Fannounce&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fglotorrents.pw%3A6969%2Fannounce >https://freegogpcgames.com/715/unreal-tournament-goty/ magnet:?xt=urn:btih:2db095b3afb360bf3215a92f6328483c262d3355&dn=Unreal+Tournament+GOTY+%5BGOG%5D&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.openbittorrent.com%3A80&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fopen.demonii.com%3A1337&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.coppersurfer.tk%3A6969&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fexodus.desync.com%3A6969 >https://freegogpcgames.com/1843/unreal-2-the-awakening-special-edition/ magnet:?xt=urn:btih:cd94b8029995256b2bb85c3cb002f54529d0c92e&dn=Unreal+2+The+Awakening+SE+%28GOG%29&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.leechers-paradise.org%3A6969&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fzer0day.ch%3A1337&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fopen.demonii.com%3A1337&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.coppersurfer.tk%3A6969&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fexodus.desync.com%3A6969 >https://freegogpcgames.com/26/unreal-tournament-2004-editors-choice-edition/ magnet:?xt=urn:btih:17dae32ef585ca5e71a813e38e82037e7017a186&dn=Unreal+Tournament+2004+Editors+Choice+Edition+-+GOG+-+full+onlin&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.openbittorrent.com%3A80&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fopen.demonii.com%3A1337&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.coppersurfer.tk%3A6969&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fexodus.desync.com%3A6969 I haven't really played any of them much before so I'm not sure if they're the correct ones exactly, but I think they should work. I believe UT GOTY is UT99 if I'm not mistaken. I'll try to compile some more AFPS's and their DL's so we can work towards a good /afps/ OP.
>>13325 any reason in particular?
>>13378 No drama. Just fags and frags.

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Sony IPs 12/20/2019 (Fri) 13:54:17 No.8432 [Reply] [Last]
Sony had strong IPs that showed promise. Jak and Daxter, Ratchet and Clank, Crash Bandicoot, Gravity Rush. All beloved franchises that people still play to this day. Now it's all theatrical games that are "experiences" about lesbians climbing walls. What happened? Also which is the best franchise and best game Jak Ratchet or Crash? it's ratchet and clank, best game is tod
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>>12716 There are other missions but you do return to the arena planet a fair amount for new armors and certain boss fights and whatnot. It shows that the game is kind of rushed since Shellshock is the only boss you fight on his own planet and build up, but I still maintain it's better than UyA. Level design, combat, weapons and progression.
>>11621 just kill yourself you stupid piece of shit
>>8547 >Valkyria Chronicles >yet to be bettered artistically or mechanically Disregarded.
>>13079 Morrowind is trash, xbox kiddie.
>>13084 Also true.

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coop games Anonymous 01/04/2020 (Sat) 18:56:01 No.10174 [Reply] [Last]
Everything is more fun with friends. That's also true for games. What are your favorite coop games? Which games do you wish you had someone to play with? I'd love to play alien swarm, stronghold crusader, l4d2 or aoe2 with people.
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>>12891 >no arguments Not worth my time to bother. Maybe refute any of what I posted and I'll consider it. I could post pages upon pages about the abomination that is L4D2 and how Valve ripped off the player base. The basically killed the community with the release of L4D2. Before it came out things were thriving. L4D2 was a cash grab and an attempt to do yearly releases like CoD. If they would have continued down the path they were going part 3 would have had aiming down sights most likely. Thankfully, most people got tired of their bullshit and either stuck with the first game or moved on to something else. They bet the farm on normalfags who gave up on the game after 2 weeks like normalfags do. Never forget: They promised new maps and other content to players of L4D1 only to release L4D2 a year later. It's the definition of a rushed game and it was designed for console players.
>>10396 >JUNKBOT FUCK FUCK
>>10396 >>13041 What I mean to say is thank you, but also fuck you for making me remember this exists. Now I want to go back.
Any reason why say it the second time?
>>13043 Not really. I must have hit a button because it posted halfway through writing an actual post so I didn't get to proofread or edit it at all.

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Vidya you have finished or are playing. Anonymous 10/03/2019 (Thu) 00:26:46 ID: 41cbee No.1623 [Reply] [Last]
Will you give you fellow anon a quick review or say if a vidya is good or not.
Also say which console or PC you are playing said vidya on.
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So I was playing this on the Vita and it's amazing. It starts off slow, but after you get familiar with it (which will also be when you've unlocked some items and additional characters), it begins to shine. It has lots of issues with graphics and balance but fuck it, smashing enemies with a bunch of mines or jumping all over the map with a bunch of jump power-ups is a great feeling. Also, I only played alone and apparently it's even better in MP. On the other hand, Risk of Rain 2 is useless (at least on the Switch). It's in 3D and aiming with the circle pad is unbearable. Likely much better on the PC.
>>13022 chill man, it's just a video game y u haff 2 b mat ? but for real, learn to use punctuation, it's a nightmare to go through your walls of text this way. >>13024 >portrait mode you kinda lose all authority after committing a sin like that It's a definitely a US rom, but it's a fucked rom. I just got a congratulatory monologue from Doug in the main menu. Like I said, shit's fucking fucked.
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>>13028 I realized I'm more pissed about a game that I can play just fine because someone else can't. Tried to have fun with it >portrait mode idk what beautiful landscape you want in a video that's for pointing out music (the standing complaint after the performance issue was solved), but if the visuals are getting in the way of your ability to hear, or hindering your ability to find the veracity of the audial contents therein I'm terribly sorry. And, honestly, I'm just getting angery again; I just want you to enjoy the game and yell at you. Is that too much to ask?
>>2047 >daytime call of the dead They had two games to come back strong, with their best map and it's the game they turn into a service.... >Really looking forward to Zombies Chronicles 2, where they remake tranzit and other blops 2 maps. Did you play through and see how wonky black ops 3 and by extension zombies chronicles was? >A Treyarc Tranzit apologist Checks out. Not why I replied at all. Instead tell me more about this "day time call of the dead" map. How is it similar?

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