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Posted by ArugulaZ on 09 January 2019 - 10:28 AM
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Posted by ArugulaZ on 20 December 2018 - 09:37 PM
Nope. We even joked here that once it went BC, it was never going to be $5 ever again.
I did buy it the last time it was on sale, thinking that I would play it on the Xbox 360. I never did that, but fortunately, once it went BC it wasn't even necessary. Apologies to those who missed out... even at ten dollars, it's worth considering. It's a very good game, like Skyrim with a third-person perspective and far more exciting combat. Chakrams 4 lyfe
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Posted by ArugulaZ on 18 December 2018 - 01:33 AM
Anyone have feedback on 20XX? I love old school Mega Man/the first MMX, but I’ve never played a rogue-like (or rogue-lite?) game so I’m just not sure what to expect. Sounds like a fun challenge, and I have a couple bucks expiring in a few weeks so I’m tempted to use some of that for the game while it’s on the cheap. Any info/opinions are appreciated, as always.
I've had it on PC for about a year now, and I dig it. The stages are procedurally generated, so you're going to see a lot of repeated obstacles, and the game gets harder and harder as you progress. On the other hand, if you've been collecting power-ups, your characters quickly become superhuman, and obstacles that seemed insurmountable when you started will present little challenge to you after four or five levels.
It's good. Much of what makes people like Mega Man X is faithfully captured here, without some of the cheapness. Fall off a cliff and you're penalized one health point, rather than an entire life. There's also a lot of references (Blue Lander from The Guardian Legend makes an appearance as a power-up) and the Dr. Wily/Dr. Light expies have a dynamic not unlike Woldorf and Statler, the old geezers from The Muppets. There's an undercurrent of passive-aggressive hostility toward the player that could annoy, but I suppose it makes it all the sweeter once you win. It'll take a long time to get that good, though.
Posted by ArugulaZ on 18 December 2018 - 12:38 AM
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Posted by ArugulaZ on 07 November 2018 - 03:08 PM
Just to let you and other folks know, this has happened many many times across many many internet selling platforms. A user is a fantastifc seller, sometimes for years in a row with no issues and great feedback, and then they randomly go rogue for whatever reason. Sometimes it's because they've fallen on hard times, sometimes it's because of a compromised account, sometimes they lose their sources and just want to cash out one last time since they no longer have a product. Past reviews don't mean anything when someone is acting the complete opposite of those past ways. I've traded with said seller in the past and it was nothing like this. Something is up and sadly, most of these people are probably out of luck. The only way to be 1000% sure you'll have a CHANCE at getting your money back is to pay through PAYPAL NON-FRIENDS AND FAMILY. Even then it's a process and doesn't always work.
Yeah, but when you buy from anyone on this site, what do they tell you? "Use PayPal Friends & Family."
Posted by ArugulaZ on 31 October 2018 - 04:10 AM
In a perfect world, this is the mindset that every CAG should have. But we're all so busy spending money in a grand attempt to save money.
Being a broke-ass gamer means being a cheap-ass gamer by default. I do take advantage of these deals, but usually as a matter of frugality.
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Posted by ArugulaZ on 31 October 2018 - 02:06 AM
I'd be tempted if I didn't already have a Playstation 4. Or rather, would have been tempted. Right now, my PS4 has pretty much become my Sleeping Dogs player. I bought that game for five bucks a little while ago, and it's become one of my smarter video game purchases. I don't really have the interest in anything else!