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by Namrok
Mon Aug 08, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

Not even Wizardry was that cruel!

Although I am toying with the notion of save points. Because a part of me likes the expedition approach to CRPGs where you need to preserve enough resources to get back safely.
by Namrok
Sat Aug 06, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

In my continued log of making Ishy jealous... I've finally gotten around to putting in some save and restore functionality. I should have done this much sooner when the gamestate was simpler, but oh well. So far I've gotten characters, equipment, and world flags being restored properly, along with t...
by Namrok
Fri Aug 05, 2016 12:06 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

Well, didn't get as much done as I would have liked, but I did get the exploration music to fade into the battle music, and I began the process of saving and restoring your game. That'll be pretty much the last of the basic functionality I want in this thing.
by Namrok
Thu Aug 04, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

Well the good news is, after having slept on it I concocted a simple 1 line fix for the door issue. Then I improved the inventory screen, squashed a few more bugs, built out the spell casting mana system a little more, and then tried to sleep for 5 hours while my mind raced at more shit I should add...
by Namrok
Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: Conference Center
Topic: Lock picking kit on Amazon
Replies: 2
Views: 3787

Re: Lock picking kit on Amazon

Could come in handy for my Plan C of squatting on abandoned property post United States collapse.
by Namrok
Wed Aug 03, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: Conference Center
Topic: DNC convention meltdown
Replies: 16
Views: 27200

Re: DNC convention meltdown

Well, more heads from the DNC have rolled over the wikileaks. I just can't believe the staggering arrogance of Hillary Clinton. She's not even trying to hide her corruption anymore. Because she knows that any consequences visited upon her just allow Trump to get elected, and nobody is going to let t...
by Namrok
Tue Aug 02, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

Well the good news is I got lighting worked out just the way I want it, added a bunch of creative common sound effects to the game, and slew a bunch of bugs.

The bad news is a broke all the double doors. Oops.

Deal with it tomorrow probably.
by Namrok
Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

The problem I'm having that necessitates shading is the texture repetition and view distance. It becomes incredibly disorienting. Like, did you ever play one of those old Doom WADS with a level full of monocolor walls fully lit?
by Namrok
Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

Well, I got motivated to work on my shitty Unity based CRPG again. Almost completely stopped playing Baldur's Gate for programming actually. I finally played to the point where I entered the city proper, and this was always the point where I lost interest. I don't know why. The actual city just feel...
by Namrok
Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Conference Center
Topic: DNC convention meltdown
Replies: 16
Views: 27200

Re: DNC convention meltdown

Well, I finally caught up and watched Hillary's acceptance speech. It was about the sort of pablum I expected. I'm not a fan of all the stronger together talk, because it's really just "Do shit for me" talk. She's trying to claim America was always about working together, but I always through Americ...
by Namrok
Tue Jul 26, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: Conference Center
Topic: DNC convention meltdown
Replies: 16
Views: 27200

Re: DNC convention meltdown

Every talks about the convention bump hat candidates "always" get. And yeah, the RNC was a tad bit of a shit show. Had some really bizarre speakers. A #NeverTrump last stand. But at the end of the day, Trump gave a good final speech, and just generally put on a good performance at the end. It's all ...
by Namrok
Sun Jul 24, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

I actually do own that but haven't tried it. HOMM2 frustrated me to hell and back. I kept getting stuck in these deadlock situations where me and the computer hit perfect equilibrium.
by Namrok
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

Might & Magic is a very directionless game, that has a lot of lost time involved. You explore the map, get killed, lose all the XP. But at least you have the map explored now! So you constantly switch between two modes of play. Exploring knowing you'll get arbitrarily killed (though not quite as arb...
by Namrok
Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:29 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

And then I beat Curse of the Azure Bonds! I only had two out of six party members still standing at the end. 2 were dead, struck down by 100+ dmg lightning bolts, and 2 were merely unconscious. How nice of the game to conjure up Elminster to heal everyone and treat them to a feast. It let me export ...
by Namrok
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Ghostbusters Trailer Reactions
Replies: 2
Views: 5277

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer Reactions

Well, this is a good last word on Ghostbusters.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn_vAcFGTJU
by Namrok
Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:21 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

On the topic of AD&D, got another session in tonight. <3 Got our poop pushed in by some Berserkers, Skeletons and other assorted baddies. But we survived! Barely! I am greatly enjoying role playing a dumb as a brick fighter. Highlights included: Sitting down to eat the breakfast a slaughtered family...
by Namrok
Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Conference Center
Topic: DS9 S5E25. Holy fucking shit, they jumped the shark
Replies: 2
Views: 2916

Re: DS9 S5E25. Holy fucking shit, they jumped the shark

Man, Sisko is still my favorite captain. Had the most believable relationship with his son of any Star Trek family. He actually had a personality and quirks and moods you could read.

It's a shame DS9 was mediocre science fiction at best, and mostly just space drama.
by Namrok
Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

I actually have no clear memory of how AD&D handles death. I'm pretty sure the whole "unconscious until -10 hp" is just a super common house rule. I'm pretty sure the letter of the law is that 0 HP = Death.
by Namrok
Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:58 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

I've spent a lot of time playing Baldur's Gate and Curse of the Azure Bonds, and I'm closing in on more of what annoys me so terribly about Curse. All the status effects are just different named variants, and presumably different saving throws, of "Die immediately" or "Become helpless and die with o...
by Namrok
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Oh shit, Cuck is going mainstream
Replies: 5
Views: 6631

Re: Oh shit, Cuck is going mainstream

Somehow, in all my travels, I never encountered cuck porn. When cuck began getting tossed around as an insult, I immediately thought of the only definition I was aware of. A man who had unknowingly raised another man's child. Named along side the Cuckoo bird, which lays its eggs in other bird specie...
by Namrok
Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

However , I'm currently prohibited from playing Bard's Tale for reasons. The D&D campaign I just got involved in with guys from Kung Fu is directly lifted from Bard's Tale, the GMs favorite game. And he kindly asked us not to spoil ourselves senseless by looking up the maps from the games, and pres...
by Namrok
Wed Jul 06, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

Man, I haven't played Bard's Tale since I was a kid. I remember liking it, but I never got very far. The one aspect of the GB games that makes them eminently more playable than any of the contemporaries like Wizardry, Might & Magic, or even Bard's Tale, is that you can save anywhere. Where as all th...
by Namrok
Tue Jul 05, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Re: Man, I miss old ass RPGs

I actually have a bunch of them that I haven't gotten around to yet on GOG. I fired up BG to play parallel with CotAB, to sort of compare and contrast. Perhaps I should have done that with Pool of Radiance instead though. I definitely enjoy the core gameplay loop of Gold Box over Infinity Engine. In...
by Namrok
Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Oh shit, Cuck is going mainstream
Replies: 5
Views: 6631

Oh shit, Cuck is going mainstream

https://youtu.be/Gp9UT5JMI4s

I fucking love watching Joe Rogan laughing his ass off about all the different definitions of Cuck.
by Namrok
Sun Jul 03, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Man, I miss old ass RPGs
Replies: 33
Views: 31202

Man, I miss old ass RPGs

I'm rapidly coming around to the notion that the Gold Box games might in fact be better RPGs than the Infinity Engine games. First starters, exploration is much faster. Second, combat is more thoughtful and tactical as the turn based, grid based affair in the Gold Box games. In fact, you can really ...
by Namrok
Sun Jun 19, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: RR down?
Replies: 9
Views: 7389

Re: RR down?

Well, I no longer have my credentials, so I don't log in anymore. But I can get to it.
by Namrok
Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: RR down?
Replies: 9
Views: 7389

Re: RR down?

You probably just got banned from the Safe Space.
by Namrok
Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Here you go Namrok
Replies: 8
Views: 6924

Re: Here you go Namrok

Yeah, doesn't everyone already have one of those?
by Namrok
Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: Here you go Namrok
Replies: 8
Views: 6924

Re: Here you go Namrok

Add that to my list of VR sex gadgets. I wonder if you can get tongues from different animals.
by Namrok
Fri May 27, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: Front Lobby
Topic: This made my week.
Replies: 1
Views: 3621

This made my week.

All Hail Queen Milo

Now that's a fucking entrance.