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Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« on: January 04, 2019, 04:30:26 AM »


Dusted off Hearts of Iron 2:Doomsday.  Running a campaign as the Soviets.  It's late 1940.  The Winter War never fired.  The Germans have their usual haul of territory plus Norway.
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2019, 04:45:19 AM »
Great song choice MD!

Continuing my games of Spiderman and Red Dead Redemption 2.


On PC maybe some 4x or grand strategy, Stellaris, Vicky 2 or one of the HOI

Also want to try cutting my teeth on Muis Front
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2019, 05:21:19 AM »
Probably going to be more GTAV and a lot of DCS. I got the first parts of the pit Iím building and Iím trying to get the ideal config for it. Itís taking some getting used to.
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2019, 05:49:01 AM »
Tonight will be DCS night for me.

I am going to revisit VR in it and see if I can get configured a way that is acceptable for me.
Previous tries resulted in 'ok settings' for fun flights, but serious missions I would always revert back to my monitor.
The detail and visibility is just so much better on a monitor and you actually see where your hands are to press buttons or jot down notes.
The screendoor effect in current VR gen really kills it for 'high visibility required' applications like simulators.
Nonetheless, however, it seems there have been some software tweaks in SteamVR that should improve clarity in VR applications, so perhaps DCS also benefits from this.

Tomorrow and sunday probably won't see much gaming aside from my PBEM turns of Age of Wonders 3 and Civ 6.
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2019, 06:08:03 AM »
Got no clue as to what I'll play - I'm getting into a funk with what I've got loaded up so I think it's time to load/re-load some games and get rid of some others.

And yay!  More rain!

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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2019, 06:25:29 AM »
Right now, i am playing the good old Imperium Romanum . Love the game. Had some problems with one the timed scenarios but finally managed.

Otherwise, i should continue my campaigns in Stellaris and Oriental Empires: the Mongols...i may however start a new game of Civilization: Beyond Earth instead. Will keep things opened. Thanks to Gus, i also want to play Ultimate Civil War, so that might be another option.
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Master of Orion, Civil War II: Generals,  Armada 2526 Supernova, Star Trek: Birth of the Federation, Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom, Imperium Galactica I, Conquest: Frontier Wars, Master of Orion III, Spartan, Civilization III, Knights of Honor, Takeda 2 and 3, Horizon, Master of Orion Conquer the stars, Pandora: First Contact, Civilization: Beyond Earth.

Favorite games by Haemimont:
Rising Kingdoms, Omerta: city of gangsters, Celtic Kings: Punic Wars, Glory of the Roman Empire, Imperium Romanum and Grand Ages: Rome

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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2019, 07:45:09 AM »
In a last attempt to make CIV 6 a good game I bought the Rise and Fall DLC on the last day of the Steam sale...only have a couple of hours into it so I can't say for sure if it is a better game now. I was extremely disappointed in the vanilla release of CIV 6.

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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2019, 08:07:49 AM »
Tonight will be DCS night for me.

I am going to revisit VR in it and see if I can get configured a way that is acceptable for me.
Previous tries resulted in 'ok settings' for fun flights, but serious missions I would always revert back to my monitor.
The detail and visibility is just so much better on a monitor and you actually see where your hands are to press buttons or jot down notes.
The screendoor effect in current VR gen really kills it for 'high visibility required' applications like simulators.
Nonetheless, however, it seems there have been some software tweaks in SteamVR that should improve clarity in VR applications, so perhaps DCS also benefits from this.

Tomorrow and sunday probably won't see much gaming aside from my PBEM turns of Age of Wonders 3 and Civ 6.

I've had the same frustration with VR in DCS. Please let me know if you get it setup to your liking. I'd be interested to know your settings.
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2019, 08:28:38 AM »
Youíre welcome, Anguille.

Rayfer I am curious as to why you were so disappointed in Civ VI...I still have not bought it yet.

For me this weekend I would really like to know wtf I am doing in Scythe: Digital Edition. Fired it up last night for a bit and had no clue. Guess I should replay the tutorials.

WOFF and Wolfenstein - The New Colossus also beckon.
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2019, 08:29:39 AM »
Got no clue as to what I'll play - I'm getting into a funk with what I've got loaded up so I think it's time to load/re-load some games and get rid of some others.

And yay!  More rain!

  Let's see...World of Warships and some boardgames (such as Bloody April)

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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #10 on: January 04, 2019, 08:31:13 AM »
Picked up Scythe: Digital Edition, Ultimate General, and Warhammer 40K Gladius over the Steam sale.  I'll be dabbling with all three at some point during the weekend.

I'm also going to try to get some more time in with Twilight Imperium 4 and I'll definitely be playing some more Battlefield V.

Might also want to re-install IL-2 Sturmovik Battle of Stalingrad thanks to the video I saw the other day from Tuna.
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2019, 08:41:34 AM »
If you can decode Scythe, post here!
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2019, 08:44:06 AM »
TOAW 4's Operation Dragoon where I'm closing in on a win.  :bd:  After that, who knows? Have a great first weekend of 2019 Grogs!
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2019, 09:40:56 AM »
If you can decode Scythe, post here!

Will do! 

I've played 4 games so far and have lost all 4.  Came pretty close on the last one though so I'm going to modify my strategy a bit and if it works I'll let you know what I did. 
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Re: Fly,on your way, like a FRIDAY
« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2019, 10:06:56 AM »
WARFRAME! of course
Homeworld Remastered - I haven't played this since the original was released and I forgot how good it is.  I'm looking forward to playing through the campaign
Distant Worlds: Universe - this was an impulse purchase in the Steam winter sale as I bounced off it quite hard the first time, but after so many years of support (and so many people swearing it's the best space strategy evar) I got curious again