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What video / computer / console games are you playing now?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Big_Bend, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. Big_Bend

    Big_Bend Poster Extraordinaire

    Feb 19, 2010
    Houston, TX
    I've been a life long gamer, from the earliest ADVENT text adventures, Trek games played on mainframes, and just about every computer game that has been out in the last 30 years. I especially love turn based strategy games. I was seriously addicted to Civilization V for awhile there.

    My latest obsession is XCOM Enemy Unknown for the XBOX.

    It is an amazing update to the classic XCOM PC game of 20 years ago. Equipping your squad of soldiers and sending them out to battle the aliens, one turn at a time. And the multiplayer mode is seriously fun too. Love XCOM, highly recommended.

    My kids have been enjoying Assassins Creed III, which also looks way cool.

    What games are you playing lately?
  2. furtherpale

    furtherpale Former Member

    Aug 11, 2012
    Melbourne - 32
    FIFA 13 - PS3

    but im a football fan, not a gamer, the only other games ive owned are all the previous fifas... its more like a FIFA station 3
  3. JHall55

    JHall55 Tele-Meister

    Mar 10, 2011
    Same as furtherpale, but with hockey and NHL13.
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  5. AndyLowry

    AndyLowry Friend of Leo's

    May 1, 2012
    Prescott AZ
    Fired up Half-Life 2 for the heck of it. I'm surprised by how good it still is.
  6. NSM245

    NSM245 TDPRI Member

    Jul 6, 2012
    United Kingdom
    Assassin's Creed 3 of're all tellin' me there are other games?
  7. trev333

    trev333 Doctor of Teleocity

    I missed the boat as far as PC gaming goes... never quite got the hang of the ones I've tried... they're too busy....

    I just don't get "amusing" myself that way...... I'm sure it's good fun blasting things.....
  8. itsGreg

    itsGreg Tele-Holic

    Sep 3, 2011
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Halo 4 and Mafia 2, probably going to get black ops 2 tomorrow as no one got me it for Christmas. :'(
  9. Toriginal

    Toriginal Former Member

    May 30, 2012
    I was totally into Call of duty and tried them all and then went to Battlefield 3 which is amazing. All the online cheating caused me to revert back to my favourite tried and true which is Falcon 4 from Lead Pursuit. A very realistic flight simulator.
  10. chilipepper205

    chilipepper205 Tele-Meister

    Oct 3, 2010
    Murfreesboro, TN
    I am playing Medal of Honor:Warfighter on 360 right now. I really like the Battlefield/MOH series. It is much better than COD.

    I plan on starting Assassin's Creed III next.
  11. Ironwolf

    Ironwolf Poster Extraordinaire

    Mar 11, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    Currently "Forza Horizon" on the 360.
  12. PinewoodRo

    PinewoodRo Tele-Afflicted

    Skyrim (on PC) and Total War - a turn-based strategy game...
  13. jjkrause84

    jjkrause84 Poster Extraordinaire

    Feb 28, 2009
    London, England
    Was playing my Classic:Ironman XCOM game earlier today. It's definitely fun, but I still prefer the original. The new one is way too shallow on the strategic layer for my likes. I also still play Left 4 Dead 2, Civilization, Europa Universalis....mostly "strategy" games.
  14. jjkrause84

    jjkrause84 Poster Extraordinaire

    Feb 28, 2009
    London, England
    Well, at least you're not condescending!


    I would hardly call strategy games "blasting things"....they require a whole lot more involvement and thought than sitting on the couch watching television, that's for sure!
  15. oramac7891

    oramac7891 Friend of Leo's

    Sep 10, 2009
    Call of duty II on 360
  16. cj11l

    cj11l Tele-Meister

    Feb 22, 2009
    Grand Haven, Michigan
    Been playing Company Of Heroes again on the PC. Getting ready for COH 2 this month :)
  17. Moonrider

    Moonrider Tele-Meister

    Apr 11, 2008
    Midlothian, VA
  18. Liamf

    Liamf Tele-Meister

    What's your ign? I've been playing it too for about 2 years.

    Also play battlefield 3 and combat arms.
    Favorite game at the moment is Hitman absolution. Always loved the hitman series!
  19. studio1087

    studio1087 Doctor of Teleocity

    May 10, 2003
    Near Milwaukee
    I'm into analog. My favorite Tele and favorite game.

  20. raito

    raito Friend of Leo's

    Nov 22, 2010
    Madison, WI
    These days, most commercial games are out for me. I refuse to buy a game that requires an internet connection just to install, and doesn't have a disc. So I just don't get anything new.

    Might get some Good Old Games, enough. Those are cheap enough I might not mind not having a disc.

    I, too came from the mainframe prior to the PC. I've even worked on some games, but none you've heard of (it was part of another job). Who knows? I might be reduced to only playing the roguelikes.
  21. jondanger

    jondanger Friend of Leo's

    Jan 27, 2011
    Charm City, MD
    Trying to delay finishing Skyrim (PS3) for as long as possible. Pretty rad game. Dragons!
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