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    Let sleeping tigers lie Khendraja'aro's Avatar
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    Yes, it's the armor in the vault. You only get to wear it very late in the endgame, though. While it can't be modified, it soaks up a huge amount of damage and warns you if the shield is nearing exhaustion. Thus, if you time it right you can stand directly in the rocket volley of a Deathbringer and come out completely unharmed on the other end. It's so effective that the last fight only saw me using about 5% of my health pouch, none of the potions and resistance elixiers.
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    I remember Endless Space being mentioned here. It and its expansion are $1 on steam

    http://store.steampowered.com/app/241430/
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    Bought it for £1 thank you. Its something I've long been tempted by but not wanted to spend a lot on. That's perfect!
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    Playing Shardbound. This is a online CCG free on Steam. It is freemium like Hearthstone only played on a tactical map. Better than other versions, very clean interface and decent mechanics so far.

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    Thanks to Tmobile and Microsoft I have free game pass time till about Christmas.

    First game I'm playing through is Mad Max. I just finished the storyline which puts me at ~75% competition. I didn't realize it was written as a sort of loose prequel and as such I was not prepared for that ending
    "In a field where an overlooked bug could cost millions, you want people who will speak their minds, even if they’re sometimes obnoxious about it."

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    My Xbox Live acct keeps offering free games, which I gobble up... and come to the realization...when am I going to play them?

    Anyhoo dabbled with Beyond Good And Evil...cute game so far if dated.

    Playing a Sherlock Holmes game...a bit simple, but enjoyable.

    XCOM 2 is KICKING my ass.

    And we keep swinging back to Destiny.
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    Xbox has 2 main services that offer up "free" games. Games with Gold for Live members, and a new service called Game Pass. Its like a netflix type service for games. I think about a 3rd of the games in Game Pass have been in the Games with Gold program in the past couple of years.
    "In a field where an overlooked bug could cost millions, you want people who will speak their minds, even if they’re sometimes obnoxious about it."

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    http://store.steampowered.com/app/42...os_Your_Daddy/

    The game is beyond broken, but its in the current humble bundle for $3.05.
    I've never seen my girls get so into a game together, especially one where the goal is to kill yourself. They absolutely love it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
    Thanks to Tmobile and Microsoft I have free game pass time till about Christmas.

    First game I'm playing through is Mad Max. I just finished the storyline which puts me at ~75% competition. I didn't realize it was written as a sort of loose prequel and as such I was not prepared for that ending

    I really liked Mad Max, underrated game IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ominoues Gamer View Post
    http://store.steampowered.com/app/42...os_Your_Daddy/

    The game is beyond broken, but its in the current humble bundle for $3.05.
    I've never seen my girls get so into a game together, especially good testosterone boosters guide one where the goal is to kill yourself. They absolutely love it.
    I just started playing PREY, the new one and it's so bloody difficult.
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    I really liked Mad Max, underrated game IMO.
    Just finished the achievements. It gets a bit repetitive but playing for a bit here and there makes each session feel a little fresher. One of the few games that the achievements felt worthwhile, the last few that I got were all less than 1% of players.
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    I started playing GTA 5 on the xbox with the kids. Not the actual game, but taking turns jacking taxis and seeing who can make the most runs for the most money before the cab is undrivable. We also played how many people can you stab on the street before the cops kill you. I was up over 50. Tried to steal a jet fighter from the airforce base for a while. My son pulled it off, but I never could. The map in that game is amazing - and it's comically violent.
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    Playing through the Assassin's Festival in FFXV.

    Its a cute tie-in and they have plans to disable it at the end of the month so I didn't want to lose it.
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    From Haemimont Games (Tropico 3-5) and the Paradox stable.

    Martian survival city-builder.

    Played around 20 hours, enough to learn the fundamentals of the game and get to the point of having an established colony.

    At this point, it's not worth the ~£35 (and with 10% discount still on offer).

    The opening stages are quite good, despite the lack of guiding help or tutorial, necessitating the need to read up on forums and follow YouTube guides for help.
    The principle of taking some time setting up a base where humans can survive is good - establishing a water supply, oxygen and power, before deciding that your base is stable enough for the first colonists to arrive. I thought this had the makings of good game.

    But ... after building a couple of small domes, and researching far enough to build mega-domes, I just couldn't be bothered. There was no reason to carry on, no incentive, nothing to work toward. My colonists were happy enough in their two small domes. *shrug*.

    Disappointed.

    May be with revisiting if they revamp the game somewhat, but for now I'd save your money.
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    It's actually the original French billion, which is bi-million, which is a million to the power of 2. We adopted the word, and then they changed it, presumably as revenge for Crecy and Agincourt, and then the treasonous Americans adopted the new French usage and spread it all over the world. And now we have to use it.

    And that's Why I'm Voting Leave.

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    Addictive little game, still in EA but stable and bug-free.

    Toughest game I've ever played too. On easier settings, I've restarted around 15 times now, and still can't get past a single level.
    Quote Originally Posted by Steely Glint View Post
    It's actually the original French billion, which is bi-million, which is a million to the power of 2. We adopted the word, and then they changed it, presumably as revenge for Crecy and Agincourt, and then the treasonous Americans adopted the new French usage and spread it all over the world. And now we have to use it.

    And that's Why I'm Voting Leave.

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