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***Gamers*** What are you playing?

Discussion in 'The Vapor Lounge' started by getvaked, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Dafni

    Dafni Well-Known Member

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    Any one up for some PUBG Duo action, preferably on EU servers??
     
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  2. brandonflav

    brandonflav mastermind behind the great Vapor Caper

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    Anyone been getting down on Cuphead?

    It is fantastic! The hand drawn 1930's cartoon style graphics are absolutely beautiful, so is the custom done soundtrack.

    I have yet to play a battle royale style game, seems pretty cool/intense.
     
  3. StormyPinkness

    StormyPinkness Rhymenocerous ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

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    I fell in love at the main menu. So, so good.
    Click to play YouTube Video
     
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  4. irishroots8477

    irishroots8477 El Duderino if you're not into the brevity thing

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    Knack 2 is actually pretty interesting for a child's game/ platformer, and shadow of war the new Lord of the rings
     
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  5. muunch

    muunch hotboxing the cockpit

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    Gotta get Cuphead sometime. Looks cool!

    I really wish I had more time to play stuff... but I make time for the big things! I took off one whole day so I can get Super Mario Odyssey at launch!

    Anyone else going to be getting this? I'm starting to get super excited! :party:

    I saved a nice cache of shatter and live res specifically for this, so I'm going to have some fun :D
     
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  6. 2 Cycle

    2 Cycle Well-Known Member

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    Been playing bf1 a ton. Revolution dlc is fun!
     
  7. FlyingLow

    FlyingLow Team NO SLEEP!

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    This release could get me back into gaming... I want to kill some fucking nazis!

    Click to play YouTube Video
     
  8. bussinrounds

    bussinrounds Well-Known Member

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    Been playing some Vietcong lately and watching documentaries on that war. Great game along with other Illusion Softwork classics like Mafia 1 and the Hidden & Dangerous series.
     
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  9. justcametomind

    justcametomind IT'S TIME!

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    I'm playing Mario Odissey too. I also planned a day off on the 27th for the purpose of playing it all day.
     
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  10. crawdad

    crawdad floatin

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  11. Dramma Lamma

    Dramma Lamma Looks like a job for!

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    I have all but completely given up on new video games, haven't played much of any in ~13 months.

    To be frank the way the industry is heading with micro-translations and/or excessive grinding to get to good content, I'm basically out for good.

    The fun is just being sucked out of it.

    Come with me over to the light side of RC, more specifically I got into racing drones.

    There is no micro-transactions, no cheese, no grinding, no 12 year old kid claiming he fucked your mom, no death threats when you are doing well/bad, no rage-quitting teammates, no dropped connections, no DLC to rape your wallet.

    Nothing but skill, knowledge and understanding. You only get better because you practiced to get better or learned what you did wrong last time.

    See ya over @ RCgroups.com

    That being said I'll get the new Monster hunter in a few months, and I am still working on beating sonic 2.
     
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  12. OldNewbie

    OldNewbie Well-Known Member

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    Once you put on a VR, is there any real difference between actually racing a physical drone and a simulation of racing a drone?
     
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  13. Drexciya

    Drexciya Homage to the Deepsea Dwellers

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    Try crashing and you'll find out soon enough.
     
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  14. Dramma Lamma

    Dramma Lamma Looks like a job for!

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    Yes, a simulation is not 100% accurate in physics.

    There is 0 way the sim programmers are ever going to accommodate all performance functions of the quad copter.

    Let alone put in an accurate simulated version of EVERY motor, frame, propeller ETC.

    Simulator is good to have when you start to get a feel for the controls, also good to have when you want to practice a new trick a few times before really trying it.

    But a sim never gets it all right and some of the most important things such as battery life, control / video range are not simulated, nor is wind, prop-wash, or temperature / humidity changes.

    The simulators also teaches you very little to nothing about how to build and setup the quad, which is half of the hobby.

    The sim also does a pretty poor job of capturing the sense of speed, it just feels so much faster in real life.

    A free simulator you can check out is called FPV free-rider or their sequel recharged which both have free demos.

    A very successful guy called steele would recommend you start on a sim with just a transmitter.


    You can get a indoor setup ready to fly great for beginner setup for like $65-70 which is basically the cost of one video game.

    Or you can get all you need to start up on 5 inch outdoor racer for around $300 which is about the cost of a console. I started on that 300$ setup and it's a good deal tho there are some newer things by now as the hobby moves so fast to develop new gear.

    If you want to go balls deep in the hobby and get all top of the line fancy stuff you are looking at $900-3,000 which is around the cost of a gaming PC setup.

    On a related note I greatly regret building my last gaming PC as I haven't touched it in months, I'm still on the fence to sell it and rely on my old rig which is now the drone shop computer.

    Hope this helps.
     
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  15. FlyingLow

    FlyingLow Team NO SLEEP!

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    All great advice!

    ...I am of a lucky few. I get to fly with Mr. Steele:rockon:
    [and no... I do not keep up]
     
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  16. Dramma Lamma

    Dramma Lamma Looks like a job for!

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    Oh man @FlyingLow, now your name just got so many orders of magnitude cooler that I know you fly and what the handle really means.
     
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  17. Diggy Smalls

    Diggy Smalls Tom Cruises

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    I got a switch for my birthday. I've mostly played mariokart, but I had zelda for a whole week and that was really fun. I definitely need to buy the new mario. Oh man, the new retro sonic game is a lot of fun and the controls are so smooth.
     
  18. Drexciya

    Drexciya Homage to the Deepsea Dwellers

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    I had the Zelda theme song in my head for the last week and now I am contemplating of getting a switch.
     
  19. FlyingLow

    FlyingLow Team NO SLEEP!

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    That's funny! I am heavily invested in rc... it's my church!

    I tend to always come back to giant scale and acrobatics, but the FPV bug got me to! Im currently flying a bit of everything, from a itty bitty whoop, to EVERYTHING coming out of ExtremeFlight... tomorrow I'm hoping to get a flight in with the new 91" laser and the maybe even the new 95" extra :rockon:
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  20. Dramma Lamma

    Dramma Lamma Looks like a job for!

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    See now when I watch planes/3d planes/wings it's like back when I was into yo-yo seriously.

    It's fun to watch but for 90%+ of people watching outside of that specific hobby its impossible for them to understand the physical/technical skill involved in making this all happen.

    Let alone truly realize what is a risky advanced maneuver or what is a beginner simple trick.

    I'm sure that video would blow my mind if I understood, but I just don't.

    Click to play YouTube Video


    Note how boring/basic you think XYZ is compared to how someone who understands is completely blown away and impressed by the same thing because they fully understand. (also listen to the crowd noise.)

    Advanced yo-yo is literally making and un-making various knots on the fly at high speeds.

    Now I gotta get out a yoyo.

    EDIT: After editing this post for clarity I picked up a yoyo and it's amazing how many tricks I can land off the bat despite being 9+ years rusty.

    Gonna add a yoyo yo my fly pack for something to do while batteries charge in the field.
     
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  21. FlyingLow

    FlyingLow Team NO SLEEP!

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    I love to yo! I got quick with a butterfly, nunchucks, and hippie sticks:D

    Great video!


    What kind of yoyo you throwing? I keep getting tempted to get a nice metal yoyo, then I go buy more airplanes:D

    Got some good flying in today with 1/4 scale birds, tomorrow the big stuff comes out!
     
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  22. Dramma Lamma

    Dramma Lamma Looks like a job for!

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    I have not bought a yoyo in 10+ years.

    But from a quick google search it seems Diff-e -yo, one drop design and yo-yo factory manufacturers are still going.

    Just get something cheap-ish from them.

    Or go with one of my fave's the x-con which still happens to be in production tho it seems a bit different.

    I also love the x bones by dif-e-yo.

    Also consider a medium grade yo-yo aka wheel is not to far from the top of the line.

    Anything past that top range becomes silly alternatives such as wheels made from magnesium and other materials which gets exponentially costly quick but have little if any notable performance difference.

    Get extra strings and pads/silicone rings for binding also some thin fast lube if you don't have it already for plane bearings.
     
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  23. b0

    b0 Cloudy...

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    Damn! Maybe we should start our own thread? I use to play yoyo a lot, even working for https://www.latiendadelyoyo.com/en/ at some point and getting 4th at the Spanish yoyo nationals lol. Haven't played that much in the last 4 years but still grab one from time to time while stoned. I still have a good collection in Spain and a Peak and Superstar here with me in UK. I even have the holy grial of yoyos in my collection, OG Peak number 44 in Spain.

    Would share some old videos, but my face is on them and I live in a prohibition country atm so will rather avoid it, shame :(
     
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  24. Petrolhead_GR

    Petrolhead_GR Well-Known Member

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    rummikub my friends... for all family, friends or couples... great game !
     
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  25. HellsWindStaff

    HellsWindStaff Dharma Initiate

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