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#901 jatan11t

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:20 AM

when you get enough games and get tired of scrolling, you'll break it up somehow. I will say that there are a few exceptions, like the Tomb Raider games have their own category, mostly because I consider Guardian of Light a Tomb Raider game, so it's in the "Tomb Raider" category so i don't have to search for it. Cause I'm bound to forget whether they start with L for Lara or T for The or G for Guardian. Just makes it simple. When you start trying to sub-file those action/rpg's and such, it's more headache than it's worth. Just make it easy to find what you are looking for. But if your the type that really sits down and says "I'm in the mood for Tetris, what do we have like that?" then knock yourself out making categories. but be warned, undoing that if you find it's not useful as you hoped, is going to be a Mother $@#!%.


View and search all 382 games. Nope, I'm still doing pretty well without creating any categories. I guess I don't mind sorting through all of the junk bundle drivel that much.

#902 krevee

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:21 AM

Indie Crap
Old Crap
Buyers Remorse
Casual Crap

Basically anything that is filed away is something I don't want to see again. I want my whole Steam backlog visible all the time.

EDIT: NO

THAT WAS STUPID

IM NOT DERAILING THIS THREAD LIKE THIS

SNIP ALL THAT AND FORGET IT EXISTED


But now I want to know what was said! It's not like we never get derailed anyways ;)
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#903 BigSpoonyBard

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:21 AM

For everything else there's a search box.


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#904 elessar123

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:23 AM

I googled for "okami zelda crossover" and got:
http://t0.gstatic.co...f6fRuKp7Q4c&t=1
PONIES!!! why? And what's with greyscale inkdash? Is this the start of the brony uprising?


>.> I tend to get paid to stare at ASCII all day. And with nethack, I don't need to leave The One True Editor:
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They had an Epony tshirt a couple weeks ago. The Okami one is neat, but poorly drawn, imo.

And I never liked Nethack. Tried it a dozen times, and went back to Zangband every time.

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In fact, I need to install it again.

#905 Jokerkun890

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:37 AM

It's funny that you guys got on the topic of organizing your games.

I'm currently in the middle (begining actually,) of Data Crow-ing all my games. :D

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#906 Necrotron

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:48 AM

On the topic of organization, I may have to do something at some point, especially since my inventory has literally exploded this year from only about 15 games not too long ago to 100+ since I discovered Steam sales, indie bundles, humble bundle, etc. etc.

Currently, all I do is favorite every full game so it's in the top category and leave all demos/not currently playing F2P games in the lower category. It works well enough for now.

I'm actually working on making a spreadsheet for all of my games as well. So far, I'm able to sort them all into the following categories:

Action
Action/Adventure
Adventure
Casual
Horror
Platformer
Racing
RPG
Shoot-em-up
Shooter
Simulation
Strategy


Might adopt a sorting like this for inside Steam though. But I generally launch my games from the shortcuts in my start menu anyways, and those I have sorted like this already, so...works well enough atm as is.

#907 utopianmachine

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:53 AM

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#908 hal

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 08:09 AM

Still the best of the enemy spam mindless shooters but that's not a tough field. I recommend getting Serious Sam TSE. Not THAT much better but better balanced and designed in my opinion. Saves you some money. The games are all pretty much the same and I think most would agree TSE is the best. Enjoy that, get SS3 when it is super cheap.


It's cool if you don't like the sub-genre as it clearly isn't for everyone.

Each of the games offers a number of new elements though they are similar in nature the way most games in a series have a lot in common. Your comment that they are "all pretty much the same" reads to me as an unfair dismissal.

Still I can get on board with your recommendation of grabbing TSE as a taste-test to the series. Unless you're the kind of person that just has to be "all-in" on everything, it's better to try one and cherry pick the rest. If you wind up liking the series and want the entire pack you can rest assured each of the games will be on sale and probably for less than the price you'll pay for them all in a single group.

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#909 Idiotekque

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 08:11 AM

I felt you brought your own perspective, which was later backed up with writing about your own experiences. Aah, yes the minor indiscretions of youth v.s. the older and crankier (of which I am increasingly the later). Everyone has their own opinions, and, lets face it, life would be dull if they didn't. Sometimes --okay, usually-- these clash. I respect the way you related your opinion to your own experience. Sure, it wasn't popular. Neither was proper equal rights for women, brown people, or LGBTs. It doesn't make it invalid. For the record, I personally disagreed with your opinion, but I was interested where it came from. Relating back to game reviews, no one appreciates the "it sux" comment, something you avoided, but most appreciate, "it sux because X, Y & Z."

Thanks for actually reading and comprehending my comments for what they were. It's a bit frustrating when you offer an opinion or a different viewpoint on a subject, people disagree (sometimes rather heatedly), and then the people insult you for being a "know-it-all" and insisting that only your way is right. That was never my intention, and I really don't think my comments portrayed that attitude.

It's funny, because from the get go I laughed at that article and pretty much lost all respect for that site (since I've never heard of it before a couple days ago). Browsing around I also saw the title of another one of their articles talking about "Onami" releasing Castlevania LoS 2. Yes, "Onami". Still, having written for some site owners myself, I thought about it and realized that there's probably more to the situation than "Gotta write an article... Okay, that's fine, whatever. *posts*", and a little more subtext beneath the surface. Or not; who knows? I just feel that it's good to sympathize with people, even when they seem like assholes, dumbasses, etc.

I lurk this thread all the time and find myself wading through massive, long, winded debates and conversations about subjects of the same or similar depth. Most of the time I stay out of them because I have nothing to add, or I just don't feel like getting involved. Naturally the one time I do decide to offer a comment, I'm suddenly evil or something. Although most of the negativity is just from Motoki, so it's not really a big deal.

Regarding GamerX: yes, in that last article you linked, it does seem like he has writing potential. He seems to have decent/good grasp on the fundamentals, however he could some guidance on helping to put them all together more effectively, e.g. a community college writing class. I understand this well, as writing well is something I had to work hard to achieve. Interestingly he has a firm grasp on punctuation, which is rare. I noticed that you do too; it's rare to see people used semicolons properly and effectively in writing.


Yeah, it's sort of hard for me to read any article without picking on little details. That link certainly wasn't a perfect article (for example, the little prologue bit that was "in character" was a nice touch, but was a little messy), but it shows that the guy can write up articles just fine. I could pick on a number of other gaming sites too, but hey.

As for semicolons... I've had the habit of forming pretty lengthy run-on sentences since I was young, so the "skill" probably developed out of sheer necessity, rather than actual focused grammar training. :roll:

(I still have to watch myself when I'm writing fiction.)

when you get enough games and get tired of scrolling, you'll break it up somehow. I will say that there are a few exceptions, like the Tomb Raider games have their own category, mostly because I consider Guardian of Light a Tomb Raider game, so it's in the "Tomb Raider" category so i don't have to search for it. Cause I'm bound to forget whether they start with L for Lara or T for The or G for Guardian. Just makes it simple. When you start trying to sub-file those action/rpg's and such, it's more headache than it's worth. Just make it easy to find what you are looking for. But if your the type that really sits down and says "I'm in the mood for Tetris, what do we have like that?" then knock yourself out making categories. but be warned, undoing that if you find it's not useful as you hoped, is going to be a Mother $@#!%.


That's a really good idea... I didn't think of that. Part of me wants to go with the genre route, but for actually FINDING things easily, I think you've got the best idea.

But now I want to know what was said! It's not like we never get derailed anyways ;)

Same here. I do believe we'd all be very bored if this thread actually stayed on track 24/7. ;)

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#910 Flowette

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 08:56 AM

How do you guys organize your Steam libraries in terms of categories? By genre seems like a good route to me, spent the last hour or so trying while watching tv. Some are easy - Rage goes in FPS, Jamestown goes in SHMUP. Others, I'm learning that I need to know more about the games I buy or get via bundle (Project Freedom? Why do I own this? What *is* the Ironclads series, really? I own 5 of them apparently). I'm also discovering a big need for a Rolling Skull-esque "Indie Jank" category :)

Anyone doing something else like by publisher or something? Or anyone have any super-elaborate genre categories they'd like to share?


I've got the usual "RPG", "Strategy"-style categories, and I have three additional groups which I keep hidden - all variations of a "Rainy Day" group which I keep for stuff I want to try out when I'm in the mood for a new day. "Rainy Day Indie" is where all my bundle crap goes :lol:

I'm tempted to reorganise stuff a little better once Steam makes grouping games a bit easier - I could do with a "Roguelike" category for example.

p.s. pro tip - have a "Completed" category for all games you've actually finished. It makes you feel just a little bit better when you get depressed about your backlog :D

#911 plft

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 11:26 AM

i generally prefer tile sets (which are easily available for any of the 'main' roguelikes, but i have played and beat nethack with the original ascii.

once you get over the initial... period of acclimatizing (because yes, it takes getting used to)... there's something special about playing with ascii. you mention the Matrix in your post, and in a way, it's like that, because it becomes a direct connect with your imagination in a way that even tilesets don't manage. forget a little tile on the screen, my mind just quickly translates into seeing that minotaur, or whatever.

that said? i do prefer tilesets, just because unless i'm playing constantly it's harder to keep everything straight.

ps --- the absolute best, best, best thing about roguelikes is permadeath. i know it's hard to get used to, and i know it's frustrating at first when you lose that character you spent so much time on, but when you finally beat/ascend? oh, it's so worth it. so, so worth it.

and trust me, you'll only forget to put your gloves on before re-equipping a cockatrice corpse once. once is enough. still stings.

i realize everyone's different, but permadeath is such an important aspect of the roguelike experience, i can't even imagine playing w/o it. it takes away the huge risk/reward mechanic, it takes away the absolute dread when you're hurting bad, and know you're about to die, unless you come up with that single move that saves you.

I tend to play with permadeath off as I've (or a close friend with X3:TC) lost enough characters/games due to steam hiccups (X3:TC dead is dead mode) or crashes (normal permadeath) that it's not worthwhile to use the option. In Dredmor I tend to stop playing that build whenever I die, allowing me to change around when I can improve the build, but not punishing me for the coding backfiring on my computer/internet connection.

#912 jimbodan

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 11:37 AM

I don't organize at all. Alphabetical order ftw!


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#913 TheLongshot

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 11:55 AM

I have a casual category and a finished category. That's it.

I haven't felt the need to categorize further for the same reason as Rollingskull: I want to see most of my games.
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#914 plft

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 12:15 PM

For organization I have a backed up category for those I have made copies onto another drive, MMOs for FFXI which I have two copies of due to the Square bundle and have no desire to ever play either, and Ignore for the mac copies of GTA. I also have the default Games section for everything else that I haven't gotten around to downloading and backing up.

I also started a spreadsheet a couple of days ago which I'm using to track which games I finish, which have coop/mp modes, DLC, games I've lost interest or had none to begin with, and partially played games. I'm considering adding genres to it, but I'm not sure if that will cause too much clutter. If there's any interest I can post a blank along with a screenshot as maybe someone wants to try something similar with their games.

#915 BrolyB593

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 12:36 PM

I have the genres like others mostly for organization on Steam. Some games that I have entire series of I just put in their own category and minimize them to save space like GTA, Quake, Doom and Wolfenstein to name a few.

I also have some random categories like the above named "Indie" one as well as "Star Wars," "Zombies," and "Free to Play."

#916 Sophita

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 01:47 PM

ps --- the absolute best, best, best thing about roguelikes is permadeath. i know it's hard to get used to, and i know it's frustrating at first when you lose that character you spent so much time on, but when you finally beat/ascend? oh, it's so worth it. so, so worth it.

and trust me, you'll only forget to put your gloves on before re-equipping a cockatrice corpse once. once is enough. still stings.

i realize everyone's different, but permadeath is such an important aspect of the roguelike experience, i can't even imagine playing w/o it. it takes away the huge risk/reward mechanic, it takes away the absolute dread when you're hurting bad, and know you're about to die, unless you come up with that single move that saves you.


Hmmm I think my next time playing through I'll try perma death; plus I always have save for when I quit. I think it might be easier to accept perma death to in a game filled with so many skills and different combinations to try out.

>.> I tend to get paid to stare at ASCII all day. And with nethack, I don't need to leave The One True Editor:

And it does have a graphX mode if you're into that sort of thing:


Hm, This whole tile set stuff actually doesn't look that bad at all. I think i'll have to try and play though nethack with a tile set now. Also the graphics for that tile set reminds of Castle of The Winds.

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Wow, just wow. I'm speechless and have tears forming in my eye (darn fluctuating hormone levels surely). That really makes me want to buy their games to support them. Blizzard could stand to learn a large number of things from them. The increasingly hostile playerbase was a large factor in my last WoW exodus.

Ya not only is the game amazing and very reasonably priced full of humor, But the developers themselves are awesome people who don't tolerate any kind of trolling. I mean what more could you want in a game company. :D

Also kind of a shame how even now in 2012 this is the rare exception and not the standard. You'd think in 2012 the internet and gaming wouldn't still be such a,"Nerd Boys only club" with stuff like, "Girlfriend mode" still happening on a weekly basis.
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#917 zillionandnine

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:00 PM

Wow, now I wanna buy that game even though I'm not really into roguelikes just to show my support for the company's awesomeness.

I categorize my games as follows:
Completed
Now playing
Didn't like
Multiplayer
Casual (games I can pick up and play for a few minutes at a time)
Backlog

I tried to categorize using genres before but steam had a hiccup and I lost all that work. So I didn't feel like doing it all over again and kept it more simple this time around. Works for me so far.

#918 Syntax Error

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:01 PM

I have a spreadsheet with name, platform (Steam, Capsule, Amazon download, etc) and whether or not it was in an indie bundle so I'm not scratching my head wondering what Rig 'n Roll is or why I own it.

That's it so far. I might add another column for categories since it'd be easy enough to sort that way and then put it back.Hasn't been an issue yet though.

#919 jshackles

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:35 PM

So far the only category I've made is "Apple" where I toss the things from the GTA complete pack and the Civ IV complete pack that are still broken (after years!) and have extra listings for the Apple versions of the game rather than they way most games implement Steam Play.

#920 motoki

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:39 PM

On the Idiotekque thing, since Asheskitty had to go and bring it up.
Here is the thing. Idiotekque I find your posts rude, condescending, insulting and argumentative. You seem to like to argue simply for the sake of arguing and by your own admission will even find arguments to make when you agree with people. You get these knee jerk reactions whenever the majority think something and simply must play devil's advocate. You also won't back down. Ever. Back and forth back and forth. This isn't high school debate club. You don't need to enlighten people to other viewpoints. You can't make anyone see anything they don't want to see. All you can do is make yourself feel like you won argument on the internet.

Actually, the negative feedback on that article is less deserved than it may seem.

Not a great article at all, but not worth a circle jerk of "omg that company is shit".

Heartwarming to see all the CAGs jumping a bandwagon with each other though.

(I wonder how many people actually read it.)


Rude, sarcastic and presumptuous. It implies people are expressing their opinion in part or in whole simply to go along with the bandwagon. You also don't know what people did or didn't read. If someone has a different interpretation than you that does not mean they didn't read something.

You don't quite understand the point. I do agree with you, but search engine optimization does not.

It's not as simple as "That's a shitty article", because it is a fairly shitty article.


Then there is no need to argue. No one mentioned search engines. You brought that up because you felt the need to find something argue about and validate the article's worth, but no one cares. No one said 'Oh this is a bad article because of search engine optimization'. It doesn't matter. You're just finding random things to argue about for the sake of arguing because it bugs the hell out of you that the majority of people here are trashing something and you seem to feel it's your god given duty to show the other side of things or find some other side to show.

Absolutely, I'm a stickler myself when it comes to anything I work on. If a single sentence sounds "off", I'll sit there for a half an hour just making it sound perfect (extremist example, but I'm sure it's happened).


Sounds like someone who always has to be 'right'.

The problem is that the internet is--by nature--driven by the complex of instant gratification. It doesn't matter if it's porn or something dead serious, 99% of its users generally follow that mindset, and even for those that don't (say, yourself, or someone here, or me), they still do... sometimes. Search engines only can take quality into account so much.


Assumptions. It's not fact. You aren't in people's heads. You're basically saying almost everyone is a blind sheep who follows along but you know better!

I'm not arguing with anyone, I don't think my view on the matter is the end all correct one, and I never even took a side on the matter in the first place.


Exactly. You were just arguing to argue.

The only point I was bringing out is that people are only looking at it from one perspective. In my original post I was basically saying "Damn, the owner of the site is obviously churning out articles when he doesn't have the proper time to do so; I understand the predicament he's gotten himself into, but yeah, that's a really bad article."


And you know, if you had said that and exactly that without the confrontational argumentative 'you're wrong!' attitude and snide remarks about everyone jumping on the bandwagon I wouldn't have reacted at all. The above is a reasonable expression that is not confrontational, snide, rude, argumentative or disrespectful to anyone here. But that's NOT what you said.

Maybe you haven't really read my posts, I don't know.


Again with this. I was tempted to stoop to your level and say 'Well if you had read my post you would know I did in fact get that you weren't disagreeing with everyone and was in fact satirizing the fact that you were finding any little excuse to argue and see a different point no matter ie "How do you know you enjoyed it?"

You need to stop saying people didn't read something because their interpretation is not what you think it should be. Perhaps a less confrontational 'That wasn't my interpretation' is in order. In any case you do not know what someone has or has not read.

All I did was offer a different perspective on the subject, while still agreeing with the original perspective. It's generally a smart practice to not blindly look at things one way and one way only; hence a little commentary on why you may see shoddy articles come out of situations like that.


No it's not. Not on a forum. Again, IT IS NOT YOUR JOB TO MAKE EVERYONE ON THE PLANET SEE A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW EVEN IF YOU AGREE WITH THEM. Its not debate club. That's annoying. If you genuinely think something fine then try to express it in a NON CONFRONTATIONAL WAY WITHOUT SNIDE REMARKS AND ASSUMPTIONS but don't argue for the sake of arguing. That's just obnoxious.

That said, it only took a quick Google search on GamerX's other articles to see that he doesn't publish that "crap" all the time. The first article I opened and read over was pretty good.


Irrelevent. No one said the whole site was crap.

People tend to think that when someone offers their opinion that they're obviously insisting that whatever they say is the only correct opinion. I don't do that; hell, I don't think anyone in this thread posts with that attitude in mind, so I don't quite understand why people assume that. Every opinion is valid in its own way, I'm not sure why it all has to be such an argument.


It's not what you say, but how you say it. I've tried many times internally to give you many chances but your posts always come off as rude, confrontational and argumentative to me.

I'll be honest and there's no non-condescending way to say this so I'm just going to put it out there. When I saw your age it explained a lot to me. There's something about being young that tends to make people think they know a lot even with little life experience and there's something about getting older that tends to make (some) people admit that they don't know a lot even though they have more life experience. It annoyed the hell out of me when people would say stuff like that when I was younger and yet I get it now.

Yes this is a generalization, no it is not true in all cases, but in my head I need to try and make sense of why you come off as a rude, condescending, last word know it all to me all the time without even seeming to realize it and it was either your age or Aspberger's. Otherwise I just can't figure it out.

Oh and lastly, go ahead and argue with me point by point and tell me how wrong I am. I don't care. You're going back on ignore yet again. Let me be clear in that this post is to explain myself to other people who I respect and you Idiotekque are not one of those people I respect.

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#921 Cheaplikeafox 3.0

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:44 PM

I print out a copy of the box art for every game I own on a black and white sheet of paper and then I write on the back in sloppy cursive where I got the game, how much it cost, and my score for it in fox tails. I then file the 100s of sheets of paper by the dewey decimal system with each sheet getting it's own file folder. I then scan each sheet and file folder back into the computer and then keep them in a file cabinet near my desk.

#922 Draekon

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 03:01 PM

Organizing Steam games -- the Steam metagame!


Screw that, I would just like to hire someone to organize all my games from computer to console/physical to digital. Oh and probably include all of my computer applications that have keys and what not as well.

Been trying to find a good, secure solution but it's difficult.

Edited by Draekon, 20 August 2012 - 03:21 PM.


#923 paz9x

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On the Idiotekque thing, since Asheskitty had to go and bring it up.
Here is the thing.

blablablablablablablablaabalbla... (edited because it took the whole page)

Let me be clear in that this post is to explain myself to other people who I respect and you Idiotekque are not one of those people I respect.


I dont pay much attention to your posts or have much memory of you beyond your coconut queen fetish, but this post is solid and if we used friends list around here id add you, Cheers.
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#924 Steampunk Willie

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 03:17 PM

On the Idiotekque thing, since Asheskitty had to go and bring it up.
Here is the thing...


:-# I've never even seen a drag queen read someone so well.

#925 lydon

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 04:00 PM

I dont pay much attention to your posts or have much memory of you beyond your coconut queen fetish, but this post is solid and if we used friends list around here id add you, Cheers.


Agree 100%. That was a great read. Most of your posts are.

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#926 imac2much

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 04:24 PM

Sorry to sidetrack, but do any of you have opinions about Renegade Ops? I heard that it's pretty fun co-op but none of my friends have it so I've been playing it single player... and surprisingly having a blast. Anyone here enjoy the game or still play it?
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#927 KaOTiK

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 04:24 PM

For organization I just go alphabetical. I can look at the name of any game in my library and know what type of game it is with 98% certainty. This has worked so far with a library of around 730 (according to profile page) or 529 (according to library page)

#928 Cheaplikeafox 3.0

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 04:37 PM

Sorry to sidetrack, but do any of you have opinions about Renegade Ops? I heard that it's pretty fun co-op but none of my friends have it so I've been playing it single player... and surprisingly having a blast. Anyone here enjoy the game or still play it?


:cry:

I think it's a little sad that someone who is actually asking about a game has to apologize for sidetracking! Not a sidetrack at all, man!

I have yet to play Renegade Ops, even though I bought it for pretty cheap this year. I want to get into it because I too have heard it is tons of fun. 4 packs can be had pretty cheap sometimes (I got a four pack from Gamersgate during a sale) so it sounds like a good candidate to gift to friends too.

#929 Woodlands

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 04:37 PM

How do you guys organize your Steam libraries in terms of categories?


I just started using the categories during the Summer Sale and I'm still figuring out how I want to use it. It's really tedious to sort items in the current system, so I only throw a few into categories at a time.

+ Favorites (really, this is my "currently playing" category, because it sits neatly at the top)
+ AAA (thinly populated, since I gravitate toward indie games. I think I'll depopulate this and put the games into individual categories.)
+ Action/Adventure (Dangerous category, since so many things can get dumped in.)
+ Adventure Games (ie Point & Click.)
+ Arcade
+ Betas
+ FPS
+ Indie (this one's too big. I think adding a "+ Platformer" category will help break it apart.)
+ Puzzle
+ Retro
+ RPG
+ SHMUP
+ Strategy
+ Tower Defense
+ Will I Ever Play This? (Dumping ground for those weird bundle games I'll never play. As well as TF2 Beta, The Ship Tutorial, and other things that don't deserve their own list entry. Tucks neatly at the bottom.)

I print out a copy of the box art for every game I own on a black and white sheet of paper and then I write on the back in sloppy cursive where I got the game, how much it cost, and my score for it in fox tails. I then file the 100s of sheets of paper by the dewey decimal system with each sheet getting it's own file folder. I then scan each sheet and file folder back into the computer and then keep them in a file cabinet near my desk.


A real gamer would print out copies of the source code.

Idiotekque I find your posts rude, condescending, insulting and argumentative. You seem to like to argue simply for the sake of arguing and by your own admission will even find arguments to make when you agree with people. You get these knee jerk reactions whenever the majority think something and simply must play devil's advocate. You also won't back down. Ever. Back and forth back and forth.


This. Idiotekque, if you want people here to have better responses to you, start resisting the urge to be argumentative. Don't confront people just because you think they don't like you. Give people a reason to think about what you have to say, not how you say it. Contribute constructively and eventually people will forget that you had a rocky start here.

#930 dfg

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 04:39 PM

Sorry to sidetrack, but do any of you have opinions about Renegade Ops? I heard that it's pretty fun co-op but none of my friends have it so I've been playing it single player... and surprisingly having a blast. Anyone here enjoy the game or still play it?


Yes, I loved it. It tapped into the little kid part of me that loves small cars and big explosions. Additionally, it did the tongue-in-cheek comic-book style much better than, say, XIII, even though they're completely different genres.

For organization I just go alphabetical. I can look at the name of any game in my library and know what type of game it is with 98% certainty. This has worked so far with a library of around 730 (according to profile page) or 529 (according to library page)


Same here, with a slightly smaller library. Occasionally, with these bundle games, I have a wtf moment where I need to double-check (e.g. Vigil). I think that even though I don't categorize in Steam, keeping track of my collection both here and on Backloggery helps me remember what I've got.
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