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by OldFashioned
Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:06 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What games you've been playing?
Replies: 53
Views: 4125
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Re: What games you've been playing?

Welp. Guess that's another one for the want to play list. Sigh.... That thing is long enough to mummify me at the moment
by OldFashioned
Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:45 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What games you've been playing?
Replies: 53
Views: 4125
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Re: What games you've been playing?

Retro games rock, hard. From FF to Kotor to Aoe there's an excellent game for every category. I haven't gotten to the Ultima series though, what're they like?
by OldFashioned
Tue Sep 06, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What games you've been playing?
Replies: 53
Views: 4125
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Re: What games you've been playing?

James Gabriel wrote:[Spammy quote removed --Duke]

My favourite video games are DOOM and Minecraft.
Doom Doom or New Doom? :P I recently discovered some belief-suspending mods for ye olde doome, they're oddly well made but completely bonkers at many times.
by OldFashioned
Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: iDGi-1 Meta Fiction (The Alternate Reality Game)
Topic: Favorite aspect of the meta fiction
Replies: 5
Views: 1051
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Re: Favorite aspect of the meta fiction

Aaagh, why must I choose only three? I had to flip a coin on console and hud!
by OldFashioned
Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What games you've been playing?
Replies: 53
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Re: What games you've been playing?

diss3cted wrote:Chipping in my two cents here for what other games I have been playing recently.

Empyrion Galactic Survival
Elite Dangerous
Transistor
Undertale
Empyrion's super, so many updates I can't recognize it from when I first got it, and Transistor is just great, I love the soundtrack
by OldFashioned
Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What games you've been playing?
Replies: 53
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Re: What games you've been playing?

I find the conversations and stuff between characters a lot better in NV, they feel a lot more... I don't really know how to describe it, fluid maybe? Unless you're switching back and forth to questions they feel much more like an actual coherent conversation. Gameplay is mostly same as 3 anyway, so...
by OldFashioned
Thu Jul 07, 2016 12:07 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What games you've been playing?
Replies: 53
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Re: What games you've been playing?

I like New Vegas best, and from what I've seen 4 has not a lot of the stuff I like from it... So probably good anyway but I'll wait for a price drop
by OldFashioned
Sun Jul 03, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What games you've been playing?
Replies: 53
Views: 4125
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Re: What games you've been playing?

Witch..errrr.... Send... help.....
by OldFashioned
Wed May 04, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: What game should Greg play?
Replies: 18
Views: 1395
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Re: What game should Greg play?

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by OldFashioned
Mon May 02, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
Views: 3358
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

Still haven't got the hang of discord, (I keep getting distracted all the stuff it hands me) as the name suggests, I need a while to embrace new things :P
But sure, I'll write on there too.
by OldFashioned
Sun May 01, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
Views: 3358
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

Whichever channel the GM is in is the one that has the main plot; the rest would just be character building/doing job/screwing around/etc., nothing plot related. Historian said he wants to do multithreaded in a single channel. So wait, can people just pop in and out of the "main channel" then? Will...
by OldFashioned
Sun May 01, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
Views: 3358
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

I don't know.... Just leaving it open like that won't work well (at the very least) if you ask me, drop-in/out is not a viable system in a story and player interaction heavy medium. It works in some video games because a) it's about progressing through a level (a la the Lego games) or b) the drop-in...
by OldFashioned
Sun May 01, 2016 5:18 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

Oh, so it's six sided dice but +, -, or nothing. Seems kind of silly. Would make more sense to have two six sided die where one is +, the other is - and two faces on each are blank. I could change the program but, I'm also thinking it's nearly impossible to follow where everyone is so +1 vote for R...
by OldFashioned
Sat Apr 30, 2016 3:41 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
Views: 3358
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

Con and I were talking yesterday and judging by the response so far, we'll be primarily typing. The option of voicechat is still there for people who still want to use it, however. I can actually just record the whole thing in a video if people prefer to watch. But Con, I believe you said you might...
by OldFashioned
Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

Well, I assumed it would be over voice chat, discord and all, but we really should put it into writing, the stuff that happens.... Maybe a rough voice-to-text that will be edited afterward?
by OldFashioned
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
Views: 3358
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

Uhm, Bob only said we shouldn't do it on Zenlil, he even suggested we choose another C-3800 D
by OldFashioned
Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
Views: 3358
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

Could do a Mass Effect 4. In the universe starting at a specific date but otherwise not related to events. For example, everyone knows of Malcolm Thomas, Guardian Church, and Worldview Industries but players are disconnected from effecting them. They can be members of the Guardian Church or employe...
by OldFashioned
Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:21 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
Views: 3358
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

I've played games with similiar mechanics (Baldur's Gate) and have watched others stream Roll20 so I'm fairly versed on the basics. I think we can "cross the bridge when we get to it" this; if someone has a question on what they're supposed to do and such they can feel free too. Wow what even I jus...
by OldFashioned
Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
Views: 3358
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

I'm thinking the game is set in the early years - on a prototype craft before Stormbird. No PCUs or BUSs, just nanoweave spidersilk kevlar and some skull-cracking as part of a multidiscipline team. No Seekering. No Guardian Churching. Only hints at that stuff behind the scenes - off comments by the...
by OldFashioned
Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group
Replies: 44
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Re: Consortium - The Pen & Paper (& Internet) Group

I was a bit too ambiguous. I just mean, my knowledge of the setting means my decisions as a player may be... influenced. Doing a homebrew is a good idea, but maybe for a little less work, try it using a pre-established system? Unknown Armies or Delta Green may work. I'd also suggest not setting it ...