Sosowac - Wed Dec 31, 2014 7:40 pm
Post subject: Holiday Season Game Pick's?
My budget for games was pretty tight this year. I picked up Payday 2 + all DLC and Divinity: Original Sin + DLC. Might get one more.. just not sure what to get, perhaps I'll make a decision based on what the rest of CKA is playing / purchased.
So, what did everyone else spend their hard earned cash on during the Steam (or other) Holiday Sales?
Nezakhan - Thu Jan 01, 2015 3:18 am
My budget is (was) $200/yr. Which I had exceeded several times over.
I try to stick to a rule of "Within 6 months release, 66% off, and/or under $20, it's a maybe."
I've picked up Gauntlet, BG2EE, NWN2 Complete, LTI Reclaimer (Star Citizen, but with General Z's name on it),Torchlight 2, Dog tags x2 (Star Citizen), Magicite, x2 towels (Star Citizen), LTI Phoenix (Star Citizen), Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall, UEE Environment Coat - Arclight Model 2 sidearm - Origin Racing suit (Star Citizen - Star Citizen - Star Citizen), and Starpoint Gemini 2.
Unless Divinity: Original Sin price drops with 50%+ discount, or Wasteland 2 does the same, I think I'm set for 2015.
Edit: Also picked up a PS3 controller for my PC (mainly for FF7, but oh man, Gauntlet is sooo much better on controller), and an Aeron chair for 15% off during black Friday sale, came to $927. Just arrived day before yesterday!
Sosowac - Thu Jan 01, 2015 10:31 am
Oh yea, Gaunlet looks pretty sweet! Nice score Nez.
I see you bought in hard to SC as well, you poor soul..
Let me know if you end up getting D:OS, my friend and I both purchased it.
Nezakhan - Thu Jan 01, 2015 7:38 pm
Yes, I've been bitten by the Star Citizen bug, and zero regrets.
I'd love to get D:OS, but as I'm well well well WELL passed my 2014 entertainment budget, 2015 is gonna be quite empty, and have plenty to keep me occupied for most of, if not all, of 2015.
If you happen to pick up Gauntlet, lemmie know! 50% off at present, if I'm not mistaken.
Rocketninja16 - Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:51 pm
I grabbed Elite Dangerous when it came out, so far so good, I like it, fun to play with buddies to take out targets together but I don't recommend it without at least a control pad.
It's playable but, getting into dog fights with a mouse and k/b is beyond my skill level that's for sure!
Highwaym4n - Fri Jan 09, 2015 6:56 pm
EliteDangerous ^ What Rocket said; Also 'The Crew' and far cry 4. Spending all the time in the Crew tho with wife and Cysec.
RuXkii - Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:28 pm
Wait for GTA V. Im pretty sure tons of poeple are gonna get it, and we will dominate online with a huge CKA crew
jonnykronik - Mon Jan 12, 2015 6:00 pm
^^ agreed with rux. This game is terrible dont waste the money and just wait for gta V on january 24. Its gonna be a definite winner and im betting alot of us will be playing it. I can think of almost 10 of us off the top of my head who will be buying it.
jonnykronik - Mon Jan 12, 2015 6:21 pm
there is no multiplayer as they make u think in this game for the record. The only way to do combat WITH each other is through the nav beacons or mining areas. The best way to bounty hunt is with an intradiction drive which when u pull a guy out of "warp" frameshift that instance is ONLY for you and YOU only this game is not MMO at all it is a glorified buddy system. Me and shuhac roamed for hours trying out even mining together and it was almost impossible to find the same instance.
Rocketninja16 - Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:07 am
It isn't hard to find each other, Ninjabawb Crenom and I fly together frequently.
When someone drops out of supercruise, you have to target their low energy FSD wake and navigate to it like you would a space station or asteroid belt.
When you drop out of supercruise into their wake you'll be there with them. I've done it many times.
The multiplayer is there, they just don't hold your hand through it like in other games. It took Bob and I a few days to figure that out.
Anyway, once we did it changed the way we played the game, literally.
As far as more PVP, if you check the Galnet news feeds either on the ED website or in a space port when you dock, they'll talk about uprisings or war mongering and such. Fly to those systems and partake in the battle.
Just after Christmas about 25 real players converged on a federation "star destroyer" sized ship and tried to take it out.
I don't know what happened as its rear turrets took me out in a jiffy!
Rocketninja16 - Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:08 am
p.s. I've been away on vacation for a few weeks. If you guys are still playing I'll friend you when I get back.
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