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Re: Reasons to hate modern games

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Infocom has entered the chat Infocom games were a product of the times. A product of technical capabilities and sleight of hand. I always say the great thing about infocom games was the illusion that anything was possible. The solution could be anything you could think of. Mostly they were like …

Re: Reasons to hate modern games

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ZellSF wrote on 2022-06-22, 13:31: That's the the only type of misinformation I see here though. Lots of complaints about modern games that applies to a very, very small minority of them. It applies to a good share of the "AAA" market IMO.

Re: Reasons to hate modern games

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Escort missions. Hate them so much. Its not a new element though. Remember a mission in jedi knight 2 being horrible in this way and also tie fighter. Stupid suicidal NPCs. So I take it this thread stopped being about modern games? :) The problem is, asking about modern games in this forum is …

Re: Reasons to hate modern games

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BEEN_Nath_58 wrote on 2022-06-22, 06:32: awgamer wrote on 2022-06-22, 03:58: >are those even on the market yet? Only technically, Intel released a small number of the low end versions in china so they could say they released them on time. Wasn't Arc 3 released outside of China? China only AFAIK.

Re: Retro Rig Photo Thread

This is my Pentium-133 PC I built for 1993-1995 games. I eventually got a Pentium-133 in 1997, but never owned a Voodoo 1 and made do with a Sound Blaster 16. The small black plastic panel on top left slides to reveal the keylock hole and there is also a red 3 digit MHz display underneath it. Gosh …

Re: Reasons to hate modern games

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What's going on with Warhammer 40K games? For years and years there were just the Space Hulk games, but now there are hundreds of the things, and dozens of new ones get released each year. What's going on over there? What business model is this? But I would love a new modern computer that are able …

Re: Reasons to hate modern games

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The rest I either agree with you or am impartial about, but I can't really see anything inherently bad with these ones. Remasters can actually be really well designed, though I think we both dislike the quick cashgrabs that are often associated with remasters. Escort missions, try Escort Duty in …

Re: Reasons to hate modern games

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Here's my 2c: Games as a Service Open World/Sandbox Filler/Bloat Lootbox/Microtransactions Season Pass (particularly before the game even launched) ETFs DRM Remake/Remasters Day 1 DLC/Patch Early Access Episodic Games Ultra Mega Super Duper Special Digital Editions 24 Hour Download Times Annual …

Re: A smol K6-II+ /Voodoo build

And none of the "optimizations" you have been insisting on would be of any benefit in my case. If anything, I would be running at speeds worse than a Cyrix 6x86. How do you know this? Have you tried what I suggested? Have you done any benchmarks? - NOOOOO!!! Most of those who built MVP3 use …

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