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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #100 on: November 16, 2017, 09:22 »
So the Belgian Gambling Committee is starting an investigation into the whole lootbox system.
It's kinda bad, since the newspapers all depict Overwatch (which is also under investigation), whose lootbox system I have no major problem with. It's purely cosmetics.
Imagine if all games were controlled by the government.. because that’s where we’re heading sadly.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #101 on: November 17, 2017, 05:13 »
So the Belgian Gambling Committee is starting an investigation into the whole lootbox system.
It's kinda bad, since the newspapers all depict Overwatch (which is also under investigation), whose lootbox system I have no major problem with. It's purely cosmetics.
Imagine if all games were controlled by the government.. because that’s where we’re heading sadly.
Luckily it's only the gambling committee. The government hasn't got a fucking clue what games actually are, so we're good there.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #102 on: November 24, 2017, 10:03 »
Assassins Creed Origins is still not cracked..

Apparently the DRM is insane: every player movement requires a license check. So the license check is triggered every time you move in any way. Besides that some triggers hide behind a virtual machine which ramdomizes their appearance.

The DRM is called Denuvo, the 4.7 version remains uncracked.

Other games protected by this (and obviously not cracked yet)

  • Star Wars Battlefront II
  • Injustice 2        
  • Football Manager
  • Need For Speed Payback
  • Sonic Forces
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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #103 on: November 24, 2017, 03:46 »
Huh, a Denuvo that's not cracked yet? Color me surprised.
The Fractured But Whole was cracked pretty fast, which is also Ubisoft... Curious.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #104 on: November 25, 2017, 02:12 »
Huh, a Denuvo that's not cracked yet? Color me surprised.
The Fractured But Whole was cracked pretty fast, which is also Ubisoft... Curious.
That game was running v4.6 of Denuvo, which is cracked, the 4.7 is a lot tougher it appears.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #105 on: November 26, 2017, 11:19 »
Huh, a Denuvo that's not cracked yet? Color me surprised.
The Fractured But Whole was cracked pretty fast, which is also Ubisoft... Curious.
That game was running v4.6 of Denuvo, which is cracked, the 4.7 is a lot tougher it appears.

The fact that they would use 2 different versions for 2 games that were released relatively close to each other is what struck me as curious. Maybe Ubisoft only told the producers to implement some form of DRM, but not specifically what sort? In that case devs could willingly choose for an already cracked version to piss off Ubisoft if they want to.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #106 on: November 27, 2017, 03:23 »
Huh, a Denuvo that's not cracked yet? Color me surprised.
The Fractured But Whole was cracked pretty fast, which is also Ubisoft... Curious.
That game was running v4.6 of Denuvo, which is cracked, the 4.7 is a lot tougher it appears.

The fact that they would use 2 different versions for 2 games that were released relatively close to each other is what struck me as curious. Maybe Ubisoft only told the producers to implement some form of DRM, but not specifically what sort? In that case devs could willingly choose for an already cracked version to piss off Ubisoft if they want to.

In that case I guess all the TFBW would be fired by now.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #107 on: November 29, 2017, 08:54 »
Started playing Hitman today. Game is a bit harder than I initially though.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #108 on: November 30, 2017, 05:04 »
Destiny 2 finally got a promise for some much needed updates and improvements. The general reaction on the subreddit is a mix of "sounds good!" and "the fuck is this?". I'm in the former camp.
Come to think of it, Destiny 2 currently reminds me a lot of Destiny 1 in its first year. Hopefully, it won't take two more years for the game to get its edge back. Currently it's too dumbed down to put serious effort in.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #109 on: November 30, 2017, 09:43 »
Never played any Destiny titles, a little too futuristic for me.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #110 on: December 01, 2017, 07:54 »
I like the hopeful sci-fi setting. Personal preferences I guess.
The best setting I ever saw however, was Shadowrun. I really love the heavy Urban Fantasy genre.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #111 on: December 01, 2017, 08:39 »
Installed F1 2017, WRC 7, Project Cars 2, Far Cry 4, Hunter
Thank God for crackers.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #112 on: December 01, 2017, 08:57 »
Expanded my PS4 collection during Black Friday last week.
Bought Nioh, Yakuza 0 and Nathan Drake Collection (Uncharted 1-3). They cost 60e in total with free shipping, so that went really well, also considering the fact they are physical copies.

That smell when you open new games case, hell yea. Never gets old

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #113 on: December 02, 2017, 07:39 »
That smell when you open new games case, hell yea. Never gets old
Still know and love that smell although my last physical game was GTA V for PS3 :3

And always wanted to play the Uncharted series, shame it's a PS exclusive.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #114 on: December 02, 2017, 10:39 »
Currently playing FC4 as well.
Mave, a tip: In the beginning, the bad guy leaves you alone at a dinner table (first time you get controls), and says he will be back soon. The mission indicator tells you to leave the room, but for a fun easter egg, STAY THERE. Wait for 20 minutes, and you get a surprise.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #115 on: December 02, 2017, 03:34 »
Wait for 20 minutes
Will need to do this on my desktop then, I cannot wait 20 mins without being able to do something else on my laptop :D

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #116 on: December 03, 2017, 12:53 »
Go hug your gf?

Also, I found out a fun tactic for once you have to start clearing out outposts.

Once you unlock the sidearm grenade launcher (early in the game), realize that you can use it while driving any vehicle. That includes choppers. This effectively turns you into an attack chopper.
Put on armor, load up on healing stuff, and fly over an outpost with launcher in hand. Go wild.

Play this for full effect.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #117 on: December 03, 2017, 02:18 »
^ Video link derped, guess you meant



Which indeed is the most fitting song.

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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #118 on: December 04, 2017, 10:44 »
Man Dirty Rally is such a good racing sim. Played earlier today and love it.


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Re: General Gaming Discussion Thread
« Reply #119 on: December 04, 2017, 10:55 »
Man Dirty Rally is such a good racing sim. Played earlier today and love it.
Are you playing with a wheel?