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#19141 Bloomy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5911 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2018 - 10:48 PM

The little blue ribbon on the bottom left of the video (above his name) on PC? When I click it it just says "Launch the game to accept your rewards." No tally of any kind and I've been on his page >1 hour. Is that the right place to look and I should just wait? Mixer Lvl and Sparks are going up and I connected to my XBL GT awhile back for one of the E3 mixpots, so I should be good, right?

 

Edit: Do I need to Follow him?

That's the ribbon and the pop up.  Should show "you earned X influence" after a bit.  Maybe try reloading the page?  Will reset the 5 minute timer.

 

Following isn't necessary.



#19142 Bloomy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5911 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2018 - 10:49 PM

Gears Dev stream is going.  Retweet for short watch is still up.  The watch timer will probably begin shortly.



#19143 captbrannigan  

captbrannigan

Posted 04 October 2018 - 10:51 PM

Xcom 2 really don't need more content on Xbox. The game is barely stable as it is and higher difficulties will basically cause the game to self destruct. The expansion freezes on the title screen for alot of players.

I remember a few crashes, but I've beaten the game multiple times across multiple difficulties. I think it had more stability issues at launch, but I played through it over the summer on the 2nd highest difficulty.

EW had time limited resources to dissuade the half-move-overwatch-crawl that plagued EU, while X2 has single timed objectives that you do have to push to reach them. I found EW much faster paced and often couldn't reach both resources without restarting. That said, I think that's a good risk/reward set up and only collecting 1/2 the resources would still leave you with enough to upgrade a few of your core squad. Even save scamming to collect every meld canister won't let you go ham on the upgrades, but I think that keeps the decisions meaningful.

Xcom2 is great. The DLC raises the difficulty, but also adds a lot of powerups for the player. WotC rebalances the classes for the better, as the base game had a number of trash choices, in addition to a bunch of other changes for the better. I think if you liked EU, EW and WotC would be solid choices. They go on sale often, so I expect they would drop during the holiday sales.

I was sad to see the free Tactical DLC is only for PC. As others said, the base x2 wasn't planned to come to consoles so maybe we can get it after a delay. Fingers crossed!

#19144 Gideon68   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2402 Posts   Joined 15.2 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2018 - 10:54 PM

Gears Dev stream is going.  Retweet for short watch is still up.  The watch timer will probably begin shortly.

it started.



#19145 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   13915 Posts   Joined 13.7 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 04 October 2018 - 11:05 PM

Final(?) Telltale update.

Apparently over the last week they've been trying to get a different studio to hire the Walking Dead team to finish the game. Very smart, expecting all the people they just fucked over without severance or health care a couple weeks ago to come back for contract work that would probably be 2 months long.

https://www.kotaku.c...ad-sources-say/

 

Maybe they realized how stupid this plan is, or they were told to stop stalling by legal or something, because this just happened.

I Always assumed in the very least that Telltale would outlast Movie Pass. I Guess I was wrong!



#19146 Mikeyjl87   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   515 Posts   Joined 16.1 Years Ago  

Posted 04 October 2018 - 11:10 PM

So I ordered Assassin’s Creed Odyssey digital from Best Buy. I know they don’t send the codes ahead of time but if I recall, you don’t even get them until like 3 am EST or so. Is that still the case?



I pre-ordered the Gold Edition and got the code a little after 1 AM EST. I usually have gotten them around that time so hopefully yours shows up at that time as well

#19147 p0rn0saur   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2071 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

p0rn0saur

Posted 04 October 2018 - 11:11 PM

Final(?) Telltale update.

Apparently over the last week they've been trying to get a different studio to hire the Walking Dead team to finish the game. Very smart, expecting all the people they just fucked over without severance or health care a couple weeks ago to come back for contract work that would probably be 2 months long.

https://www.kotaku.c...ad-sources-say/

 

Maybe they realized how stupid this plan is, or they were told to stop stalling by legal or something, because this just happened.

Just a FYI she posted a really oddly worded follow up to clarify there are still people working there. 



#19148 Sielanas  

Posted 04 October 2018 - 11:26 PM

That's the ribbon and the pop up.  Should show "you earned X influence" after a bit.  Maybe try reloading the page?  Will reset the 5 minute timer.

 

Following isn't necessary.

I reloaded, doesn't show me a tally either.



#19149 even13flow   Founder of GamerNation CAGiversary!   563 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 12:04 AM

Just noticed they raised the wheelspin cost to 40 Forzathon points instead of the 10 it initially was. That stinks

#19150 jimbobvaquero  

jimbobvaquero

Posted 05 October 2018 - 12:30 AM

Just noticed they raised the wheelspin cost to 40 Forzathon points instead of the 10 it initially was. That stinks

I noticed that too. Kinda sucks but not unexpected to balance their economy.

 

But that FE edition Renault car is a hoot to drive. It will be completing some races for me in the future.



#19151 Darby27   Licensed to Dill CAGiversary!   13595 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 12:32 AM

Do I need to do anything besides sign in and have the stream up to earn influence?



#19152 Bloomy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5911 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 12:37 AM

Yeah, not surprised at all at the rebalancing in the Forzathon shop.  Once you get the double bonus from that house, they begin to rack up.

 

I wonder when they'll hit Mixer influence.

 

Do I need to do anything besides sign in and have the stream up to earn influence?

That's it.



#19153 jimbobvaquero  

jimbobvaquero

Posted 05 October 2018 - 12:43 AM

I wonder when they'll hit Mixer influence.

I haven't looked into too hard, but mine seems stuck about midway through level 20. But I know it keeps doing something with my mixer influence, because that resets every time I fire up the game. Maybe it's just super slow going now, like after you "Prestige" at level 200, you sure don't gain levels nearly as fast anymore.



#19154 Bloomy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5911 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 12:50 AM

I haven't looked into too hard, but mine seems stuck about midway through level 20. But I know it keeps doing something with my mixer influence, because that resets every time I fire up the game. Maybe it's just super slow going now, like after you "Prestige" at level 200, you sure don't gain levels nearly as fast anymore.

The Mixer level appears to cap at 20.  You can earn wheelspins and credits for "leveling" it again, but it just stays at 20.  Check how much you need to level up, earn some more and restart the game to see if it's moved.

 

Leveling does seem slower since the prestige.



#19155 GamerSavage   The Throwback Kid CAGiversary!   1132 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

GamerSavage

Posted 05 October 2018 - 01:00 AM

Fired up FH4 again and saw some of my fellow CAG Club members out there getting it done. I'm glad to be able to be a part of such a cool and generous community is this thread. Also, for all you that I've crashed into while going to events and racing, I'm sorry about that, lol. My GT is SkyTrance75083 btw, working on changing it to my CAG name though.

 

Edit: GamerSavage was already taken as a GT. So I changed it to my original CAG name, lildirtygamer.



#19156 jimbobvaquero  

jimbobvaquero

Posted 05 October 2018 - 01:03 AM

The Mixer level appears to cap at 20.  You can earn wheelspins and credits for "leveling" it again, but it just stays at 20.  Check how much you need to level up, earn some more and restart the game to see if it's moved.

 

Leveling does seem slower since the prestige.

That makes sense. Nice to know I'm still getting credit. I earn a number of wheelspins every time I play, but I don't keep meticulous track of what completed task is earning what specific reward. I figure I keep progressing, and that's good enough.



#19157 jimbo8574   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   7983 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 01:08 AM

The rewards app on xbox has a new gamepass punch card.

 

Gamepass Punch Card (3,000 points) Runs from October 2nd - 16th.

  • Activate punch card
  • Unlock an achievement in one of the following games : Halo: MCC, Quantum Break, Onrush, Aven Colony, Shadow Warrior 1, Sky-force reloaded, Manuel Samuel, Snake Pass, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams or Innerspace.
  • Unlock an achievement in any other Gamepass game.

 

Also the October Survey is up for 150pts.

 

Lastly it looks like MS gift cards are restocked.

Wish I got these challenges.  No way am I buy a FH4 car pack right now.  I find MS whole rewards, points, challenges thing convoluted and confusing.  I typically don't bother trying to figure it out.  



#19158 jimbo8574   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   7983 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 01:12 AM

Completed the Weekly Forzathon in FH4 today.  Interesting what they did with it.  Next one unlocks on Wednesday instead of Friday's?  



#19159 Inriri   Kung Fu Skeleton CAGiversary!   521 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 01:18 AM

Here's a code for a Sparrow pack thingy in Rise of the Tomb Raider.

 

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#19160 Bloomy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5911 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 01:25 AM

49 days until Thanksgiving

 

Spoiler


#19161 awp   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9431 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 01:41 AM

Have to get on joining the CAG Club in FH4.

#19162 jimbobvaquero  

jimbobvaquero

Posted 05 October 2018 - 01:43 AM

Have to get on joining the CAG Club in FH4.

All my Drivatar opponents have that [CAG] before their name. I imagine we're all driving to Walmart to pick up a copy some game glitched down to a buck or something.



#19163 awp   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9431 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 02:03 AM

Also just got back from seeing Venom. Honesty didn’t think it was nearly as bad as the reviews. And I liked Tom Hardy in the role. Fingers crossed for an uncut version when it releases on home video.

#19164 OldSlowGamer   Old Slow Gamer CAGiversary!   515 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

OldSlowGamer

Posted 05 October 2018 - 02:15 AM

On the XB1?  I go into the MS Rewards app.  I have a points breakdown at the top.  Next row is "Cash your points" and "Take the tour".  Below that is the "Your offers" section.  In there, I have :

 

Moon Gate / Wild Kingdom / October Survey

Movie and TV rental punch card / World of Tanks punch card / Forza Horizon 4 punch card

Watch Rainbow 6 Siege on Mixer / Check out Deadpool 2 in store / Check out Air Mech Arena in store

 

Below that are things to redeem and the "about".  I've gone around in the app, maybe it's not something everyone got.

 

I have the same thing - no sign of the other offer anywhere.  Bummer is the FH4 and Tanks punch cards require me to buy something which negates getting points for nothing



#19165 Gideon68   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2402 Posts   Joined 15.2 Years Ago  

Posted 05 October 2018 - 02:33 AM

Looks like I also got the Sparrow Hawk pack for RoTR. Since I already redeemed the code from Dave I'll post my here for someone else.

 

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#19166 NickNude  

NickNude

Posted 05 October 2018 - 02:37 AM

And I'm not sure what extra insight working at a movie theater gives you.

I didn't say it gave me any extra insight, I can post it again for you if you had trouble reading it correctly. I just meant that I had noticed the pattern I told you about in the last post a lot over the course of 10 years.



#19167 GamerSavage   The Throwback Kid CAGiversary!   1132 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

GamerSavage

Posted 05 October 2018 - 02:45 AM

I have the same thing - no sign of the other offer anywhere.  Bummer is the FH4 and Tanks punch cards require me to buy something which negates getting points for nothing

I started the FH4 punch worth 1500 points, the problem is that it requires buying the Bond Car Pack. I bought the digital UE which includes it. I don't know if buying it as a gift would count towards completing it. I've claimed the offer (checked off) and earned an achievement so that will check off soon I guess.



#19168 madmak28   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   49 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

madmak28

Posted 05 October 2018 - 02:45 AM

Got it, thanks!

Looks like I also got the Sparrow Hawk pack for RoTR. Since I already redeemed the code from Dave I'll post my here for someone else.
 
VJRKG-T4F6W-FPK77-9VDPM-7XWWZ



#19169 NickNude  

NickNude

Posted 05 October 2018 - 02:48 AM

The only "uproar" I heard was mostly tongue in cheek how when you jump through a door like to a boss room you they make Mega Man fall back down to the ground instead of kind of floating through mid air. Just a cosmetic change, but it does stand out after 11 games. 

As a long-time Mega Man fan, I'm deciding to pass on MM11 ever since the first gameplay trailer. The slow-down "Matrix/Max Payne" feature was cliche in 2006, and it doesn't fit Mega Man. The 2.5D graphics look just like Mighty No.9. I'll buy at 90% off ($3), otherwise, Fuck off Capcom. Give us games we want like Universe/Legends 3/a new MMX/etc.



#19170 Darthziggy   Friendly neighborhood lurker CAGiversary!   483 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Darthziggy

Posted 05 October 2018 - 03:52 AM

So I’ve never played a Forza game for more than half an hour or so and I’m enjoying the hell out of FH4 so far. Glad it was on Game Pass because I wouldn’t have bothered otherwise until 3 years later when it goes GwG. I, too, apologize for smashing the heck out of everyone’s car (I know it doesn’t show on others’ games but I still feel kinda bad... most of the time).

Does the Influence you get from mixer just add to your total next time you start the game? I only watched one time but I might find a stream to leave on the iPad tonight while I’m sleeping so I can rank up a bit. Halfway through the first Autumn stuff I think.