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Old 21-10-2013, 10:37   #1
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I'm surprised I see the occasional civ screenshot here, but somehow I have a feeling not all of you are dads on a tight leash who never play computer games anymore So, what are you currently playing?

I'm still playing a bit of Team Fortress 2, but over the last few weeks I've played Cities in Motion 2 and Fallout: New Vegas. I'm not convinced by CiM2, but any Transport Tycoon clone is addictive. I picked up FO:NV in a Steam sale, including all DLC. I had already played the vanilla game on the PS3, but the ultimate edition on PC was cheaper than a single DLC on the PS3. So now I have to play through the main story again, which is... boring. The last time I've played EU4 is two weeks ago, I'm in the endgame of my Castille/Spain game. Which is... boring. I think I'll play Crusader Kings 2 again instead.
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Old 21-10-2013, 11:02   #2
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I'm surprised I see the occasional civ screenshot here, but somehow I have a feeling not all of you are dads on a tight leash who never play computer games anymore
Well, I don't say never, but Steam says, that I haven't played compute rgames for 7 months (and only started again on Saturday...

Let's see whether I'll stick with Civ V, which I still haven't played much. It still feels good, but I haven't reached a point in my skills to see the strategic weakness of the game...
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Old 21-10-2013, 13:43   #3
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Still Civ 4. I'm currently doing a crazy 18 player hotseat game with 18 Maartens playing against each other. Only like three turns per day or so. One turn a day on average. Let's see how long I can keep up with that before I get bored of it.

For the rest, TrackMania every now and then. And...that's about it. I'm more into board games these days.
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Oh, and how could I forget! OpenTTD! I made a scenario of the Nordic countries. Took me a hellish long time to create it, but I'm proud of it.
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Old 21-10-2013, 15:37   #5
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Since the Spring, I have passed many hours on the following games:
FTL
The Binding of Isaac
Ticket to Ride (Online)
Tochlight II (I will not return to that title)
Unity of Command
XCOM
Civ V (just a bit)

Right now, I'm trying to get started in Kerball Space Program.
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No game playing, like in the past years.
But currently working on a secret project, more later.

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Still Civ 4. I'm currently doing a crazy 18 player hotseat game with 18 Maartens playing against each other. Only like three turns per day or so. One turn a day on average. Let's see how long I can keep up with that before I get bored of it.
Do you mean you are playing against yourself times 18, like in a completely crazy version of Zweig's Schachnovelle on computer?? Could be fun to have a game report.

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I wish I could play board games more often. I have to get me a few ones, like Settlers of Catan, and find some interested people...
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Old 21-10-2013, 19:55   #7
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Try Ticket to Ride.
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Old 21-10-2013, 22:30   #8
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Try Ticket to Ride.
Les Aventuriers du Rail in French, played that a few times. Last time I drew 3 missions from West Coast to East Coast, I kept them all for the challenge... and ended the game with zero point (3 players).

But Catan is superior in my opinion.
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Do you mean you are playing against yourself times 18, like in a completely crazy version of Zweig's Schachnovelle on computer?? Could be fun to have a game report.
Don't know if it would make a fun game report. I think it's very lame for you. You can't do diplomacy of course, so all players are playing very dumb and na´ve, on Maarten's automatic pilot. So also all of them with the same stragegy. Most interesting for me is who will win, why, and how much difference in points there will be between the different players.

The difference seems to be steady where the top player has around 1.5 times as many point as the last one. (Except the one dead player of course. He was scouting with his only warrior and the neighbouring civ, who did the same, saw an empty capital from a hill. )
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Old 23-10-2013, 17:18   #10
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I started playing EU4 couple of weeks ago but have not spend a lot of time on it yet. Besides that I've been playing Runescape for the past 3 years or so, the many quests are mostly enjoyable stories by themselves.
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