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Discussion in 'Video Game and Fantasy Football Board' started by Jeffrey Lebowski, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. Wu

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    Just got Bannerlord, excited to dive in.
     
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  2. AUShyGuy

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    Saw they’re remaking all the mafia games, only played the first one but liked it a lot
     
  3. AUShyGuy

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    GTA V is free on Epic through May 21 but the offer crashed their store
     
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  4. One Knight

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    Great game and smart of Rockstar to get all those people easy access into GTA Online for that micro-transaction $$$
     
  5. Joe_Pesci

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    I got it for like $13 a couple of months ago

    The load times in that game are inexcusable. There seemed to be a not-small number of hackers also.
     
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  6. Lyrtch

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    minecraft dungeons looks......

    really good? am i alone here
     
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  7. Lucky24Seven

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    Civilization VI is free on Epic Store for a few more days
     
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  8. One Knight

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    what is new about it? I thought it was just optimized for cross-play
     
  9. Lyrtch

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    i dont think its out for a few days, just seen some streams playing it
     
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  10. Yanks711

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    I downloaded this but every time I click launch nothing happens.
     
  11. ButchCassidy

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    I got 3 free months of Game Pass Ultimate with the purchase of my processor.

    Can’t redeem it because the processor isn’t installed yet, and I think it expires at the end of the month :feelsbadman:
     
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  12. Joe_Pesci

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    :laugh: my GTA account got hacked like a week after they were offering it for free
     
  13. ButchCassidy

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    I need a case, Windows, mouse, and keyboard to finish my build.

    I want the NZXT H510 Elite case. Out of stock everywhere. First mobo's were impossible to get, then power supplies, now the case; damnit.
     
  14. jplaYa

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    What kind of mouse are you wanting?

    I love Logitech mice. I had an MX310 in the early 2000s. Went to a G302? Hyperion Fury, then a G403 and now a G403 Hero. I also really liked my Zowie FK. If you’re needing more buttons, some friends swear by their Nagas. I’ve also heard that SteelSeries and Corsair make great mice. I had a steel series Siberia V2 headset for years and loved it. I bought a pair of Kingston HyperX Cloud 2s and love them but they’re the more traditional headset.

    So many people today are getting stand mics with audio only headphones. That’s more expensive obviously.
     
  15. ButchCassidy

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    I'm going to go with the Razr Deathadder v2, then go with Logitech G815 tactile keyboard, most likely.

    I always go back and forth on keyboards. $200 is a lot, IMO. Also was looking at SteelSeries Apex 7 TKL.
     
  16. Name P. Redacted

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    I have steelseries keyboard and mouse, I like them quite a bit
     
  17. Joe_Pesci

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    i got windows from here crazy cheap like 5 years ago. your mileage may vary but i've never had any issues.
     
  18. One Knight

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    Anyone getting the Command & Conquer Remake? 2 hours til it unlocks, I am excite. Favorite game from my childhood
     
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  19. Jeffrey Lebowski

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    Excited but going to wait for reviews
     
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  20. One Knight

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    Dualshockers gave it an 8.
    That's the only scored review I've seen so far, but everything seems positive so far.
    I'll be firing it up later on.
     
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  21. Jeffrey Lebowski

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    I bought it. It’s pretty great for the little bit I played.

    are we steam friends?
     
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  22. One Knight

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    Excellent, I can't imagine how it would be bad, just hearing that music again will make it worth the $20.

    doubt it about Steam, i think i have one friend on there lol.
    I'm Kappasig390
     
  23. Jeffrey Lebowski

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    Well after 6 years (and tons of stress from the OC i was running), my motherboard died over the weekend.

    Trying to find a x570 AM4 motherboard to replace it but I cannot find one in stock anywhere.

    I could go Intel again with the new 10th gen i7 but I was wanting to try out Ryzen this time around.
     
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  24. ButchCassidy

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    Can follow Robeytech on Twitter, he usually tweets when motherboards become available. Took me awhile to get mine. Now I can’t get the case I want.
     
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  25. ButchCassidy

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    I really wanted the NZXT H510 Elite case, but I don't know when it'll be in stock anywhere, and I want to have my build done by the end of June. Think I'm going to get the Fractal Meshify C White.
     
  26. AUShyGuy

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    For what it’s worth, looks like Newegg has some x570s in stock.
     
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  27. Jeffrey Lebowski

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    ordered one on Thursday and it’ll be here Monday. Caught it at a good time
     
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  28. Jeffrey Lebowski

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  29. Popovio

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  30. Joe_Pesci

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    Star Citizen is basically the game I've always wanted but at this point I doubt I'll ever even try it
     
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  31. Jeffrey Lebowski

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    I’ve tried it twice on free weekends. It’s basically a tech demo. I don’t understand the draw of it honestly.

    amazing how many people have dropped 4 digits in that game.
     
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  32. Jeffrey Lebowski

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    We average folks may be able to ride into orbit via SpaceX before we get a 1.0 release of Star Citizen.
     
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  33. ButchCassidy

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    Posting from my new computer. Benchmark score wasn't as high as I thought it would be. To maximize settings and FPS, should you game in 1080p or 1440p?

    Would think obvious answer is 1080p to get super high FPS, but is there a difference between 90 @ 1440 vs 120+ @ 1080?
     
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  34. Joe_Pesci

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    Depends on what you're playing. Whether you get 120 or 90 fps in civ 6 isnt going to matter really. It's going to be noticeable if you're playing counter-strike
     
  35. Odin

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    i vastly prefer destiny in 1440
     
  36. ButchCassidy

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    Going to guess my main game will be Destiny. Scored a 9983, all stock @ 2560 x 1440 if that means anything, on 3DMark demo.

    I'm a total noob when it comes to PC gaming settings.
     
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  37. Joe_Pesci

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    Btw civ 6 has a desync bug in online multiplayer that hasnt been fixed in 4 years
     
  38. Joe_Pesci

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    Those scores mean nothing to me but if you're getting 90 fps at 1440p, then just play at that until you notice fps drops that are big/frequent enough to annoy you
     
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  39. Joe_Pesci

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    I also have a tolerance for shitty graphics and low frames because I distinctly remember when having a dedicated graphics card was a major luxury
     
  40. PeterGriffin

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    wtf this wasn't just my or my friends' internet? I always assumed it was my shit-ass ~16mbps wifi.
     
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  41. Joe_Pesci

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    I have tried every suggestion out there to fix it, short of making a virtual lan with one of those shady programs

    At some point we just accepted the extra 20 seconds per turn
     
  42. b0ne5

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    Rejoining the master race. Just bought an Alienware R8. Don’t know much about pc hardware these days so I hope it doesn’t suck. Really looking forward to playing games at more than 30-60 FPS.
     
  43. ButchCassidy

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    That’s a good build. Plan on running in 4K? Will have no problems running 100+ at 1440p.

    I’d upgrade the RAM.
     
  44. b0ne5

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    The one I went with has an i7-9700, RTX 2070 Super, and 16 GB of RAM. Shouldn’t be too hard to upgrade to 32GB of RAM around cyber Monday if I need it. Also will probably grab another SSD if I need it in a few months. I have a 4K monitor so I’ll do it if the rig can handle it.
     
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  45. Popovio

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    Is Civ VI fun without buying all the DLC? Or is it like a Paradox game where you almost have to.
     
  46. Lucky24Seven

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    I have a headset and mic combo that I use for PC gaming and communications, but I really want to use my studio headphones for sound quality and they are not near as heavy and my set up right now. Anyone able to recommend a CHEAP stand alone mic that I can use along my studio headset. Cheap like, less than $50. Open to spending more, but don't want to spend a lot.
     
  47. PeterGriffin

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    Delayed response but the DLC for Civ 6 has been pretty transformative. Gathering Storm with all of the climate change stuff is especially cool (and you get my favorite civilization, the Maori). Steam will often have bundle sales on the whole shebang, I would recommend getting it all.
     
  48. PeterGriffin

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    Refurbished, haven't had to use mine much but seemed solid?
     
  49. Name P. Redacted

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    Anyone have desktop speakers they recommend? $100-$150 range.
     
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