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Getting through isolation

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:57 pm

Tip number one.
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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Burnley1989 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:59 pm

Red champ was always my favourite, that and Roller Coaster Tycoon got me through my early teens when I was permanently grounded. Played a bit of the original Sims as well

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:06 pm

Sim hospital and rollercoaster tycoon were great.

Champ 97 was the best though. Must have unwittingly spent years in isolation already playing them.
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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Burnley1989 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:23 pm

Haha I once skipped school to complete a full season against a lad on my road. We’ve both ended up doing alright in life and I put it down to our miss spent youth as ‘managers’

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Post by Coolbreeze799 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:32 pm

Serious game
Theme hospital another
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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Giftonsnoidea » Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:39 pm

Won European cup with Burnley with shearer and ferdinand up front , good times!

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:02 pm

Crash Bandicoot & Sonic the Hedgehog for me

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:07 pm

I did 16 seasons once as a 2 player with my mate on Champ Man. We went so long they had made up computer generated names!

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:09 pm

Burnley1989 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:23 pm
Haha I once skipped school to complete a full season against a lad on my road. We’ve both ended up doing alright in life and I put it down to our miss spent youth as ‘managers’
My mate actually left school to ‘concentrate on his champ manager career’. Came out one day. Threw his bag over someone’s wall ‘won’t be needing that any more’. 100% true story.

He did alright. ( In the end :lol: )

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by harpers_perm » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:11 pm

I'm on Red Dead Redemption 2 battling the O'Driscoll posse down at Horseshoe Gulch.

Interestingly I've just ran over and killed 2 ladies on a horse and cart, I'd had a couple of Moonshines admittedly. I protested my innocence but the fuzz came and it escalated. I shot 1 copper in the face with my shotgun and hogtied the other before riding off with him lasooed to my horse and leaving him on a train line 2 miles away.

Amazingly I returned to the town the next day to find I'd only been fined $25 for 4 murders.

I'm not f**king paying that.
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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Burnley Ace » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:16 pm

Sid Meier Civilization for the PC or redo Skyrim, The Grand Theft series or Mass Effect?
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Post by Spijed » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:17 pm

Burnley Ace wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:16 pm
Sid Meier Civilization for the PC or redo Skyrim, The Grand Theft series or Mass Effect?
Do you play Total War?

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Burnley Ace » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:22 pm

Spijed wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:17 pm
Do you play Total War?
Not properly (unlike some friends!!) I think I played TW:Rome on an old PC many years ago. I’ll put it on my list.

Is it bad to hope for 14 days not 7?

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Post by 4:20 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:43 pm

I got hooked on Stardew Valley in early January whilst recovering from an op, highly recommended. As too was Disco Elysium.

I haven't got any time at the moment to play anything save for a quick do on Rocket League but the releases that are coming out in the next few weeks look rather tasty, Doom Eternal, The Last Of Us 2, Wasteland 3, Nioh 2, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Resident Evil 3 remake and Final Fantasy 7 remake, all out before June, plus this Half Life Alyx thing on VR Good time for gamers.

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Bfcboyo » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:50 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:57 pm
Tip number one.
SWOS was the first one. Fantastic game.
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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by tarkys_ears » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:51 pm

Civ 5 with an audiobook on for me.

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Post by Local cricketer » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:52 pm

Porn hub for me
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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:57 pm

Local cricketer wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:52 pm
Porn hub for me
How did you play that one buddy,ive had a really shite day.....is it still available?

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Burnley1989 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:14 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:09 pm
My mate actually left school to ‘concentrate on his champ manager career’. Came out one day. Threw his bag over someone’s wall ‘won’t be needing that any more’. 100% true story.

He did alright. ( In the end :lol: )
Proper ******* my sides because I feel like I know this story and can relate
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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:18 pm

Steve1956 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:57 pm
How did you play that one buddy,ive had a really shite day.....is it still available?
It's an aim and shoot game.

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Post by Bosscat » Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:24 pm

Steve1956 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:57 pm
How did you play that one buddy,ive had a really shite day.....is it still available?
Ask Gillian to set up your Joystick Steve and your away :D

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:15 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:18 pm
It's an aim and shoot game.
Bosscat wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:24 pm
Ask Gillian to set up your Joystick Steve and your away :D
Disgusting

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Post by cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:24 pm

Burnley1989 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:14 pm
Proper ******* my sides because I feel like I know this story and can relate
You may well know it / him :D

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Post by Claret-On-A-T-Rex » Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:37 pm

Halo: The Master Chief Collection on pc from Steam :D

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Post by Bin Ont Turf » Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:28 pm

Just give me a Jane Fonda workout video and you won't see me for weeks.

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Post by rob63 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:33 pm

No, none of these words mean anything to me...........

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Spiral » Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:50 am

4:20 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:43 pm
I got hooked on Stardew Valley in early January whilst recovering from an op, highly recommended. As too was Disco Elysium.
Started watching a Disco Elysium playthrough. Got half an hour in and thought 'nope. This is too good. I'll wait for console' (I don't have a decent PC). There's nothing wrong with a bit of mindless fun but too many games attempting to rise above COD end up insulting your intelligence. This isn't one of them from what I gather. It looks like playing through a fantastically written book from what I've seen. Am I wrong?

Also, Hollow Knight. Amazing. One of the most beautiful games I've ever played.
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Post by 4:20 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:16 am

Spiral wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:50 am
Started watching a Disco Elysium playthrough. Got half an hour in and thought 'nope. This is too good. I'll wait for console' (I don't have a decent PC). There's nothing wrong with a bit of mindless fun but too many games attempting to rise above COD end up insulting your intelligence. This isn't one of them from what I gather. It looks like playing through a fantastically written book from what I've seen. Am I wrong?

Also, Hollow Knight. Amazing. One of the most beautiful games I've ever played.
I've yet to play Hollow Knight but will get round to it this year if i can find the time, looks brilliant and is consistantly atop the modern platformer 'best of' lists. Ori and the Blind Forest, Dead Cells and Shovel Knight are seemingly loosely similar games, albeit with a bit more combat, i can't recommend them highly enough.

Disco Elysium, you're not wrong at all. An utterly brilliant detective future dystopian RPG. Everything oozes quality, its a work of art like nothing ive really played before. It grabs you from the beginning and doesn't let go of you. The story, dialogue, progression, design, locals....its a phenomenal effort. When people talk of Planetscape: Torment from 1999 never being bested in 20 years and then this comes along and becomes 'the new Planetscape', you know something magical is afoot.
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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by JohnMac » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:16 am

Please speak English :?
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Post by 4:20 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:41 am

JohnMac wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:16 am
Please speak English :?
I only speak in code, JohnMac, the only advice i can give is 'learn to'.

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by gandhisflipflop » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:43 am

Wow, blast from the past that. Is it available anywhere to play wouldn't mind having another go at it.

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Post by box_of_frogs » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:48 am

harpers_perm wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:11 pm
I'm on Red Dead Redemption 2 battling the O'Driscoll posse down at Horseshoe Gulch.

Interestingly I've just ran over and killed 2 ladies on a horse and cart, I'd had a couple of Moonshines admittedly. I protested my innocence but the fuzz came and it escalated. I shot 1 copper in the face with my shotgun and hogtied the other before riding off with him lasooed to my horse and leaving him on a train line 2 miles away.

Amazingly I returned to the town the next day to find I'd only been fined $25 for 4 murders.

I'm not f**king paying that.
I’m a fan of hogtie-ing of feeding to the crocs....

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Post by 4:20 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:49 am

gandhisflipflop wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:43 am
Wow, blast from the past that. Is it available anywhere to play wouldn't mind having another go at it.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Planescape-Tor ... n%3A300703

I think you can even get it on IPhone and Android

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Post by cricketfieldclarets » Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:53 am

gandhisflipflop wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:43 am
Wow, blast from the past that. Is it available anywhere to play wouldn't mind having another go at it.
Can buy a download on eBay

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Buxtonclaret » Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:40 pm

Bliz Chess

All this practice, I might even get to a passable level.

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Post by fanzone » Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:46 pm

FIFA 20

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Post by claret2018 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:50 pm

Seems like a good time to start a Dark Souls 3 NG+

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Re: Getting through isolation

Post by Spijed » Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:51 pm

I'm playing Tomb Raider Anniversary.

Has anyone played Legend or Underworld, the other games in that series?

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