What are you currently playing?

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  1. Captain Picard

    Captain Picard Non mihi, non tibi, sed nobis.
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    Started playing "Horizon: Zero Dawn" on PC. Lovely game (albeit still waiting for some of the issues with the pc port to be fixed).
     
  2. 5oul Crusher

    5oul Crusher body and mind

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    This may have been a mistake but I recently brought The Song of Saya (Saya no Uta) on a Steam sale and have subsequently played through one run of it. I haven't played really any visual novels before this. I didn't really like Saya no Uta when I began it, but I came to enjoy the Lovecraftian vibe. I think the mystery and suspense were played off well. The fact that Gen Urobuchi wrote the script was the main selling point for me since I thoroughly enjoy Madoka Magica.

    I've also been regularly been playing Magic: The Gathering Arena I've got a Dimir Control list that I've been enjoying to play. I mostly have been playing best of one rather than best of three because I don't really understand sideboarding the list very well. I was worried that the deck didn't have enough win conditions, but often you'll gain enough card advantage that a lone Crawling Barrens will be enough. Mindmaze Tome has been really overperforming since it makes passing with open mana a lucrative option.

    I have also been trying to play Mono Blue, but the pieces aren't quite there. Vantress Gargoyle is a sad play against both of the escape decks and the mill decks which there are a lot of on ladder. I also miss playing Quench and Mu Langling which both rotated out. Quench was no Mana Leak because your opponents could comfortably play around it, but having a decent turn 2 mana counter was quite important. Sure there still are Essence Scatter and Negate, but those were a bit too narrow without black's removal to back them up. Mu Langling is a big loss for the deck, because it doubled as a reliable win condition (the emblem was very difficult to beat).
     
  3. Captain Picard

    Captain Picard Non mihi, non tibi, sed nobis.
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    Decided to tap into my inner Z Warrior again... and played Xenoverse 2.
     
  4. Pass_the_M

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    Persona 5 Royal
     
  5. ThisGuy

    ThisGuy Kin of the Cosmos
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    Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate. I had the Japanese version of MHX for 3DS but I didn't pick up MHGU (MHXX) until this year. Just got to G rank.

    Been prepping for MH:Rise coming to switch this month. Kinda not stoked for some of the things they are doing, kinda stoked for some things they are doing, should be fun anyways.
     
  6. yoda313

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    I am almost done with tales of zesteria on the ps3!

    I had set it aside for a few years. I got to a boss but kept getting hammered and couldn't get past it. I finally picked it up again this winter after finishing doom eternal.

    I do have the strategy guide for this tales game. Its not as essential as I thought but it helped understand the combat a bit more. Now I've got some more control over the health stats and power levels. I haven't mastered it yet but its made it a bit easier.

    Looking forward to beating the last boss!!!
     
  7. jannick

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    The Elder Scrolls Online for now. This is a great game for any Elder Scrolls fan. I'm totally addicted and have ESO plus, but the subscription is more than other game subscriptions, especially now that Summerset and Morrowind are both unlocked via plus, Morrowind is included in the base game, and Elsweyr is likely to be this year. For those complaining about the grind, there really isn't a lot of grinds when you know where to farm eso gold in-game and how to upgrade quickly using the daily rewards you get just for logging in, such as experience scrolls. Overall, the gameplay is really fun when adventuring with a group of friends. PVP definitely takes work, but PVE is where the game shines in all the different types of stories and quests, dungeons, drills, and more, and the end game content keep you going for a long time Trials are 12 man dungeons where a group must work together to survive. Overall, the gameplay is great and each new area explored brings something different to the table. It gets even better this year with a chapter from Skyrim Heart of Darkness, just give it a chance if they offer it for free and if you like Elder Scrolls and MMORPGs you will be addicted. I recommend every fan of the series to pick up the book and try it out, you won't be disappointed!
     

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