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#21721 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3120 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 03:43 AM

Thanks. I have an Xbox One on the same account, so I don't know if that makes a difference, but I'll try to see if I can use the other 360. If not, Black Friday is right around the corner, and I might be able to swing another external HD.

Throwing Xbox One in can be a bit weird. If you're playing Xbox One games and not BC 360 games, you can have your main account signed in online on it and a 360 at the same time. If you switch to BC 360 games, then all the stuff in my previous post applies as though you are on an actual 360.

 

I'm not sure what it does when you play an Xbox Prime game. It might be the 360 rules but since it doesn't actually give you the 360 interface I'm guessing it works like an Xbox One game.

 

Generally swapping around between consoles isn't too bad if you have internet or multiple accounts you're working with across them. I used to do LAN stuff pretty often so I had to figure out the digital license nonsense pretty well. I'm sort of building up to having a semi-permanent LAN setup for 360 Halo (and Gears and whatever) in my house, but not looking forward to managing 16 accounts in the future to have all the games updated, with DLC downloaded. 



#21722 .Beowulf  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 03:59 AM

ahh yes

 

I'm in that sweet spot of having missed it when it was free on gwg, bought it after because "it won't be free again", and now it's free again

 

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#21723 Donken   President CAGiversary!   3288 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:12 AM

I assume Crackdown is part of X018, any predictions before it starts? I'm calling it, Sunset Overdrive 2. I will continue calling it at each press conference until it's real.

#21724 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3120 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:23 AM

I don't know, Insomniac might have their hands full with Spider-Man 2 that is certainly happening. If anything, I bet the looming PC version of the first game has something to do with the Game Pass PC expansion, with an X enhancement as a nice bonus.

 

Other than that, maybe a teaser for Playground's RPG. Some ID@Xbox games. Free Crackdown likely means a big blowout for Crackdown 3. Maybe something from the newly acquired studios if any of them had something cooking before acquisition. If the Obsidian deal did go through this would be the time to announce it. Maybe some more details on Halo Infinite or the upcoming show.



#21725 braiiins  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:38 AM

New (ish) job has me going out of town at least once a month for 2 nights at a time. Contemplating a spare, cheap 360 to keep myself occupied since the X1 is so picky about being logged online if it's not the home console.
However, I assume that only matters for digital games? Could I play offline on a non-primary console with my XBL account, as long as it was a disc? I know the 360 will do this fine.
Also, travel cases seem few and far between (and expensive). Can any fellow nerds offer suggestions to this gratuitous plan?
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I second the use clothing as padding method since it's only a few days a month. If you do want a case though, I'd suggest a pelican case. They're a bit pricey but are worth it. I use one for camera equipment while traveling for longer periods where I can't spare the duffel space and it's been great.

#21726 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3120 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 05:14 AM

lol, apparently the PS1 Classic is using a free, open-source emulator. Get the same experience right now for $100 less. This guy makes some good points about it being cool to see a fan made emulator be used in an official capacity, but it still seems lazy to me. Microsoft and Nintendo have both but effort and/or resources into making great emulators that can enhance the experience, while Sony cheaped out on another aspect of this product and just used already existing tech they never worked on and put it into a nice looking box, profiting off the free emulators they've tried to shut down in the past. He has a pretty unique perspective on the top, he works at Digital Eclipse which did a lot of tech wizardry with some of the compilation games like the first Mega Man Legacy Collection. He had an interesting GDC talk about emulation and interesting ways it can be used beyond just playing the old games.

 

 

https://www.emuparadise.me/Sony_Playstation_Emulators/Windows/PCSX/18

 

Eurogamer is saying there are not any screen filter options like the other classic consoles, and that it's laggy.

https://www.eurogame...-disappointment



#21727 FlawlessImage  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 05:26 AM

I got the Crackdiwn for free but I swear I already had it from GWG but still had to “purchase” it.

#21728 darthfracas   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   598 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 05:34 AM

On the subject of Square Enix screwing stuff up, the Comrades dlc for FFXV will be taken offline, killing 12 achievements.

https://www.trueachi...on-discontinued

#21729 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3120 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 05:42 AM

On the subject of Square Enix screwing stuff up, the Comrades dlc for FFXV will be taken offline, killing 12 achievements.

https://www.trueachi...on-discontinued

I tried it during beta and thought it was OK, but it didn't seem very deep. I think it's only monster hunts right? I wonder how the player-base is, it most be alright (probably only on PS4) if they think this is a good idea. I can't imagine they'll sell a ton of DLC or whatever but SE seems to love the "whale" business model on mobile so I guess it could apply here.



#21730 Bash  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 06:14 AM

On the subject of Square Enix screwing stuff up, the Comrades dlc for FFXV will be taken offline, killing 12 achievements.

https://www.trueachi...on-discontinued


Wow, thanks for the heads up. I might as well try to finish this game that I bought 2 years ago. I think I barely got to chapter 2.

#21731 jdawgg76   RIP Stan the Man CAGiversary!   4788 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 07:32 AM

Wow, thanks for the heads up. I might as well try to finish this game that I bought 2 years ago. I think I barely got to chapter 2.

According to TA just the comrades DLC will take around 40 hours.

 

Reminder that several Just Dance games will lose servers in a few days.

 

Just got my X thanks to that Google Pay deal!  Is there anything I need to know about switching over from my OG box?  We got a CAG handbook for that?



#21732 Maxx   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   250 Posts   Joined 14.4 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 11:16 AM

Any good places to get EA Access?

#21733 gamegirlpocket   hope rides alone CAGiversary!   1961 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 11:32 AM

Are you flying?
I presume so since you asked for a travel cases and unlikely you'd need a special case for driving.
I used to take my 360 with me.
I placed it in a duffle bag and padded it with my clothing. Took it as carry on and never had an issue. Did this about five times so 10 flights.
TSA thought it was weird but they didn't overly care.

Not flying usually, no. But I know there have been cases designed for travel that allow you to hook things up without removing everything from the case etc so I figured I'd ask. If I do all this, it will probably stay in the trunk of my car unless I'm using it, but I suppose a cheap duffle bag would get the job done.

Thanks all to the input on multiple consoles and accounts, and hotel gaming. I will check the TV where I normally stay and see if it will let me switch inputs, otherwise this would be pointless.

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#21734 Z-Saber   moon2S CAGiversary!   6046 Posts   Joined 13.8 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:30 PM

lol, apparently the PS1 Classic is using a free, open-source emulator. Get the same experience right now for $100 less. This guy makes some good points about it being cool to see a fan made emulator be used in an official capacity, but it still seems lazy to me. Microsoft and Nintendo have both but effort and/or resources into making great emulators that can enhance the experience, while Sony cheaped out on another aspect of this product and just used already existing tech they never worked on and put it into a nice looking box, profiting off the free emulators they've tried to shut down in the past. He has a pretty unique perspective on the top, he works at Digital Eclipse which did a lot of tech wizardry with some of the compilation games like the first Mega Man Legacy Collection. He had an interesting GDC talk about emulation and interesting ways it can be used beyond just playing the old games.

https://twitter.com/...617281661595648

https://www.emuparad...Windows/PCSX/18

Eurogamer is saying there are not any screen filter options like the other classic consoles, and that it's laggy.
https://www.eurogame...-disappointment

I had zero interest in this before, but if I had pre-ordered it, I'd certainly cancel now.

#21735 gamegirlpocket   hope rides alone CAGiversary!   1961 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:45 PM

I had zero interest in this before, but if I had pre-ordered it, I'd certainly cancel now.

Yeah. One of the reasons I wanted the SNES Classic is to use an official emulator, after seeing how well SNES games ran on the N3DS, along with Nintendo's official distribution for old games being limited and unreliable. Emulation is of course an option, too, but the price and quality of the Nintendo systems made them easy purchases.

 

PS1 emulation is not hard, and if you have a PS3, you can run PS1 discs or buy/download just about any PS1 game you could possibly want. $100 for a PCSX box, freeware I could run on my laptop, without any known ability to add games, is kind of absurd.



#21736 lokihellfire2008   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   29 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:53 PM

According to TA just the comrades DLC will take around 40 hours.

 

Reminder that several Just Dance games will lose servers in a few days.

 

Just got my X thanks to that Google Pay deal!  Is there anything I need to know about switching over from my OG box?  We got a CAG handbook for that?

Wait...what google pay deal?



#21737 wakkawakka   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   432 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:54 PM

Yeah. One of the reasons I wanted the SNES Classic is to use an official emulator, after seeing how well SNES games ran on the N3DS, along with Nintendo's official distribution for old games being limited and unreliable. Emulation is of course an option, too, but the price and quality of the Nintendo systems made them easy purchases.

 

PS1 emulation is not hard, and if you have a PS3, you can run PS1 discs or buy/download just about any PS1 game you could possibly want. $100 for a PCSX box, freeware I could run on my laptop, without any known ability to add games, is kind of absurd.

Out of curiosity, where do I download ps1 games now? Emuparadise doesn't have them anymore and I don't trust other emulator sites for their games.



#21738 chriscolbert   Push Me, Pull Me CAGiversary!   3155 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 02:20 PM

Wait...what google pay deal?


I'm assuming this one...

https://www.cheapass.../#entry14073838

#21739 bear489   My Trolliest President CAGiversary!   852 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 03:21 PM

If you have movies anywhere check your email. Just received a code to redeem 3 movies. Happy Feet, Fast & Furious 8, and The Martian.

#21740 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3120 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 03:36 PM

Not flying usually, no. But I know there have been cases designed for travel that allow you to hook things up without removing everything from the case etc so I figured I'd ask. If I do all this, it will probably stay in the trunk of my car unless I'm using it, but I suppose a cheap duffle bag would get the job done.
 

If you were going that case route you would be better off just getting a Switch. Last I saw those cases were expensive as hell.

 

 

Out of curiosity, where do I download ps1 games now? Emuparadise doesn't have them anymore and I don't trust other emulator sites for their games.

If there is one thing we're not supposed to discuss on CAG I'm pretty sure it's where to directly pirate games. But I imagine if you were to Google "PS1 ROMs" it would likely be the very first result. Other than that, there are probably full library ISO sets on torrent sites somewhere.



#21741 gamegirlpocket   hope rides alone CAGiversary!   1961 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 03:48 PM

Out of curiosity, where do I download ps1 games now? Emuparadise doesn't have them anymore and I don't trust other emulator sites for their games.

That's a great way to get yrself banned from the site, they (CAG powers that be) don't allow discussions of where to acquire such things. Google is yr friend though.



#21742 Inriri   Kung Fu Skeleton CAGiversary!   476 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 03:50 PM

lol, apparently the PS1 Classic is using a free, open-source emulator. Get the same experience right now for $100 less. This guy makes some good points about it being cool to see a fan made emulator be used in an official capacity, but it still seems lazy to me. Microsoft and Nintendo have both but effort and/or resources into making great emulators that can enhance the experience, while Sony cheaped out on another aspect of this product and just used already existing tech they never worked on and put it into a nice looking box, profiting off the free emulators they've tried to shut down in the past. He has a pretty unique perspective on the top, he works at Digital Eclipse which did a lot of tech wizardry with some of the compilation games like the first Mega Man Legacy Collection. He had an interesting GDC talk about emulation and interesting ways it can be used beyond just playing the old games.

https://twitter.com/...617281661595648

https://www.emuparad...Windows/PCSX/18

Eurogamer is saying there are not any screen filter options like the other classic consoles, and that it's laggy.
https://www.eurogame...-disappointment


On the plus side that’s a pretty good sign that people will be able to easily hack it. Though I’ve decided I’m just going to buy a raspberry and play with that. I hope they sell the controllers separately.

#21743 .Beowulf  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:00 PM

Out of curiosity, where do I download ps1 games now? Emuparadise doesn't have them anymore and I don't trust other emulator sites for their games.

I'd go the legal route which I do and still think is best overall for ps1 which is (if you don't want to yard sale up the actual old system and games) just buy them shits for ps3 for 5ish bucks a piece (cheaper on sale) digitally

 

graphics suck and the controls are awkward and clunky just the same as they were in their glory days

 

a lot of the major games are on the ps3 now digitally and for very little money per game you can easily add them to the collection and most play just like I remember.



#21744 awp   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8271 Posts   Joined 14.8 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:13 PM

I'd go the legal route which I do and still think is best overall for ps1 which is (if you don't want to yard sale up the actual old system and games) just buy them shits for ps3 for 5ish bucks a piece (cheaper on sale) digitally

graphics suck and the controls are awkward and clunky just the same as they were in their glory days

a lot of the major games are on the ps3 now digitally and for very little money per game you can easily add them to the collection and most play just like I remember.


Even the PSTV is a good option. That’s what I have. Though I got it for $35 when they were on clearance. Now they ain’t that cheap.

#21745 SIX min WHISTLE   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3120 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:20 PM

https://forums.warfr...una-update-240/

 

Warframe had its giant Fortuna update release on PC last night. This won't be on Xbox for a little while. Updates tend to lag about 4 to 6 weeks. Details in the link, if you want to be ready to jump in when it does release, just make sure you get to Venus on the star chart. This is pretty early in the game so it's easy enough to get to.

 

Basically this is a massive expansion adding a second, much bigger than Plains of Eidolan open-world to explore. For Destiny players, it's like adding a full blown new planet and all the activities associated with it, think about it like D1's Dreadnaught location that was added during The Taken King. New everything: story, quests, weapons, bounties, vendors, Mods, customizable companion class, more fishing, conservation hunting, a new customizable weapon type. They also added Hoverboards, which seem to be their riff on Sparrows. A new Warframe came along with the update too, Garuda. There are a lot more additions, tweaks to existing things, and quality of life updates.



#21746 evful   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   555 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:24 PM

Gamepass is once again 1$ for a month, the MS Reward quest that was subscribe and get 5,000 points is gone from the Xbox app though. I thought it ran for a few more days but I can't remember for sure.



#21747 Kromis   Für das Vaterland! CAGiversary!   641 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 05:09 PM

Gamepass is once again 1$ for a month, the MS Reward quest that was subscribe and get 5,000 points is gone from the Xbox app though. I thought it ran for a few more days but I can't remember for sure.

I kind of regret jumping on the 6 months for $30 sales that have happened before (I bought 3). At the rate I'm playing games *now*, I could probably just make do with these promotional offers for $1/month every time they come up and call it a day.



#21748 Lord Chabelo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1049 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 05:20 PM

On the subject of Square Enix screwing stuff up, the Comrades dlc for FFXV will be taken offline, killing 12 achievements.

https://www.trueachi...on-discontinued


Wow, less than a month to complete the DLC and I haven't even taken the game out of the shrink wrap.

#21749 bsc11  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 06:16 PM

I thought I saw Doom counting down, no?

#21750 evful   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   555 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 09 November 2018 - 06:35 PM

Well thanks to the gamestop pro weekend sale I was able to get a xbox 360 for nothing. It feels like it's been a looooooooooooooong time since I've seen the 360 dash and store.

 

Bought all three Mass Effects. With MS CREDIT! I feel silly that it's come to this. At long last I can get 360 on sale again. Got a 60 gig hard drive with it for shits and giggles so I'll probably play some non bc stuff now. Time to find something new to complain about.

 

Edit:

Bought Frontlines too, because Fuck it. BC PARTY!!!


Edited by evful, 09 November 2018 - 06:42 PM.