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kkhohoho Deranged X-Mas Figure from The Insanity Pole Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Deranged X-Mas Figure
Jan 7th 2018 at 1:42:36 PM

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I've got a weird craving for a game that let me play the monk archetype: martial-art based combat with "energy" techniques, where the character's main weapon is his fists and kicks.

Anyone can think of such a game on PC or PS 4? The Souls series and Nier: Automata can sort of have it, but I want something that is focused on martial art.

Street Fighter? Maybe King Of Fighters if that doesn't scratch your itch?

edited 7th Jan '18 1:43:15 PM by kkhohoho

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QuestionMarc from Down-town Canada Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Jan 7th 2018 at 2:34:12 PM

[up] Street Fighter is pretty much what I would like, but I don't like the combat genre like that, I never could really get into games like Mortal Kombat, Soulcalibur or the likes.

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QuestionMarc from Down-town Canada Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Jan 7th 2018 at 5:59:17 PM

Looks pretty decent, thank you for the suggestion. I'll give it a shot I think.

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Malco from the Gungeon
Jan 7th 2018 at 6:56:37 PM

I have some game ideas of varying quality and age you can try to play as a monk with kung fu/chi in (or the main character is kind-of-one)

  • The Legend of Korra (the Platinum Games one)
  • Neverwinter Nights series
  • Diablo series (Monk in 1/3, Assassin in 2)
  • Jade Empire

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Kiefen MINE! from Germany Relationship Status: It's not my fault I'm not popular!
MINE!
Jan 7th 2018 at 11:29:58 PM

I guess there is also Diablo III .

edited 7th Jan '18 11:30:52 PM by Kiefen

QuestionMarc from Down-town Canada Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Jan 8th 2018 at 7:03:32 AM

[up] & [up][up] What state is Diablo 3 in, anyway? I heard it had a bumpy release and that story about auction house but not much more.

Definitely going to give a shot at Lo K at some point.

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Ninety Absolutely no relation to NLK from Land of Quakes and Hills Relationship Status: In Spades with myself
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Jan 8th 2018 at 2:31:07 PM

God Hand seems right up your alley, but I don't know whether it's been ported to PS 4 right now. Might wanna check PSN.

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Malco from the Gungeon
Jan 8th 2018 at 6:47:23 PM

[up][up] Diablo 3 PC is actually more than playable. But still always online. Uptime these days is almost all of the time. Diablo 3 on consoles has offline.

If you're looking at a similar, cheaper Action RPG, Path of Exile is free to start, but I'm not familiar if there's a martial arts class there. I'm pretty sure Torchlight 1/2 still doesn't.

edit: Just checked, nope, POE doesn't have hand-to-hand class. And Torchlight 2's melee fist class is more of a barbarian than a chi-based martial artist.

edited 8th Jan '18 6:53:48 PM by Malco

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QuestionMarc from Down-town Canada Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Jan 9th 2018 at 3:55:57 AM

[up][up] I'll check it out.

[up] Yeah I played Path of Exile a little, in the past. The game is pretty good, but there isn't a monk class indeed.

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Feb 1st 2018 at 7:55:49 PM

This will sound like a big oxymoron, but I'd like recommendations for shooters - any kind - that emphasizes more on tactical and strategic decisions instead of twitch reflexes and very precise aim. After a year and a half of Overwatch, I'm fairly certain I'm not the type of guy who is capable of lightning reflexes and overall good mechanical skills, so having the difficulty be low-moderate (for the standards of a shooter) is a plus.

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Malco from the Gungeon
Feb 1st 2018 at 8:05:55 PM

Splatoon 2 and Garden Warfare 2 have weapons/classes that don't require as great aim. You may need the 3D platforming skills though. In addition, Splatoon de-emphasizes racking up frags in favor of objective and map control.

Battle royale-style games like PUBG, Fortnite Battle Royale, H1Z1 King of the Kill and Rules of Survival tend to be slower paced and more focused on flanking, map knowledge and cover; rather than reacting/quick aiming.

PVE game modes in shooters like Splatoon 2's Salmon Run or Fortnite's main mode may be more relaxing than competing against enemy players.

edited 1st Feb '18 8:08:23 PM by Malco

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kkhohoho Deranged X-Mas Figure from The Insanity Pole Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Deranged X-Mas Figure
Feb 1st 2018 at 10:09:29 PM

[up]Valkyria Chronicles might be up your ally. It's a TBS, but the difference is that rather than just moving your units across a square grid every turn, you're instead moving across an open 3d battlefield. Most characters also have some sort of firearm or another, and when it's your turn, you get to shoot 'em up in either first person or third person style depending on your preference, but you only get so many shots and so much movement before your turn is up. It's both a TBS and a thinking man's shooter, and it's pretty fun stuff.

edited 2nd Feb '18 5:09:47 AM by kkhohoho

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Kiefen MINE! from Germany Relationship Status: It's not my fault I'm not popular!
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Feb 2nd 2018 at 12:30:29 AM

[up] I second Valkyria Chronicles, check out a gameplay video, the BLITZ-system is a bit hard to describe but it is basically XCOM without a grid and with manual aiming.

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Sanely Insane
Feb 16th 2018 at 12:08:31 AM

I've been considering picking up the Steam releases of either Final Fantasy IV or VI. Thing is, while they're both good games, the Steam versions are ports of Mobile versions and reception to them seems pretty mixed.

Has anyone given them a try? If so, are they worth it, or am I better off just emulating the DS (for the former)/GBA (for the latter) versions and spending my money on something else?

I don't have a lot of money on my Steam account at the moment, and furthermore my computer's pretty old (I'm pretty sure it's over seven years old at this point), so I'm trying to be cautious on what I buy right now.

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Feb 17th 2018 at 6:39:34 AM

For those of you burned by the new Battlefront or looking for a BF 2142 experience, I'm going to make a somewhat lengthy recommendation for Angels Fall First. It's on sale for $10.80 right now until the 19th.

Basically, the game is divided between space and ground battles, like the original battlefront 2. If you've played 2142 or any battlefield game, you'll be right at home in the ground battles. It's combined arms with infantry and vehicles, but its a bit more arcadey with a higher ttk, rechargeable armor, and items like deployable shields and automated sentries. Also like battlefield, there is a squad system.

The space battles are another beast entirely. There are two main ways to play: as a fighter/bomber pilot taking objectives or as a infantry crewman/captain on board a corvette, frigate, or battleship. As a crewman, you'll have to man turrets, repair ship systems, and repel boarders or even board ships yourself. The boarding process is rather seamless too: grab a dropship from the hangar, fly it to an enemy ship, and then you'll attach to it and blow a hole in the side of it. From there you can kill the crew and sabotage the ship from the inside, making life easier for your team. Some of the objective maps even start with a space battle, then end with infantry battles inside of space stations (where you can still see the space battle happening outside through the windows).

The biggest downside to the game is that it has a bit of a learning curve with its loadout system, the commander mode is rather pointless at the moment, and the player base is rather small. On the last drawback though, the game uses a mix of ai and other players (like battlefront or titanfall), so you can play solo or LAN just fine, and even 1v1 online matches will have plenty of targets. The playerbase is also growing, and considering the fact that the game hasn't been advertised once since it went on steam 3 years ago, the fact it has a growing playerbase speaks to its quality. The playerbase is also very dedicated and newbie friendly.

The game is currently in early access, but it's rapidly approaching 1.0 and the devs are very active in taking feedback and making updates.

edited 17th Feb '18 6:40:06 AM by Nerevarine

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Feb 18th 2018 at 9:22:32 AM

After hearing that you play as a boy-band in Final Fantasy XV and then learning they were not actually a boy-band — they just look like one — there is a "boy-band video game"-shaped hole in my heart. Are there any games on Steam in which you actually play as a boy-band with all the tropes that come with it?

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ElfenLiedFan90 With the Powers of the Ark, We Can Become Gods! from Jakarta,Indonesia Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
With the Powers of the Ark, We Can Become Gods!
Apr 24th 2018 at 1:49:46 AM

Hello there. Just wanna ask something. Give me a good recommendation for good JRPG games or games from RPG maker net or some games with genre busting. Any good games for these genres?

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Kiefen MINE! from Germany Relationship Status: It's not my fault I'm not popular!
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Apr 24th 2018 at 2:21:42 AM

[up]Which systems do you own?

ElfenLiedFan90 With the Powers of the Ark, We Can Become Gods! from Jakarta,Indonesia Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
With the Powers of the Ark, We Can Become Gods!
Apr 24th 2018 at 2:55:51 AM

Mmmmm.....mostly looking for Computer RP Gs by the by. Other console would be fine but I only have Nintendo Wii

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TParadox Relationship Status: I know
May 12th 2018 at 3:46:15 PM

What are good local two-player games for 360 to play with someone who's never played video games?

edited 12th May '18 3:48:59 PM by TParadox

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May 14th 2018 at 8:20:21 AM

Are there any good dungeon delving games for PC? I've found games with dungeon delving as part of the plot, but they don't have the same endless appeal.

Jul 1st 2018 at 5:07:16 PM

Should I bother with Tokyo Xanadu eX+ and\or Battle Chasers: Nightwar? I want a fun rpg, not all that hard? Also my computer is a toaster.

kkhohoho Deranged X-Mas Figure from The Insanity Pole Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Deranged X-Mas Figure
Jul 1st 2018 at 6:20:00 PM

[up]Never head of the latter, but when it comes to the former, I honestly haven't heard the best things about it. It's not bad, but it's not supposed to be all that great either. Why don't you try Ys VIII? It's made by the same people, but it's supposed to be a hell of a lot better.

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Jul 3rd 2018 at 2:48:50 PM

The thing is that, to put it bluntly, I can't spend 100 bucks on a single game. I also wonder wheter I should buy Trails of Cold Steel 2 without having finished the first or not? I'm only playing it when I'm done with CS 1.

...I'm also considering buying a rpg maker engine just because I adore coming up with little scenes and houses.

In short, this is the mandatory "what should I get in the steam sale" post.

Edited by eital on Jul 3rd 2018 at 2:52:59 AM


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