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#952 Mar 03 2014 at 8:37 AM Rating: Good
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Won a "contest" a Steam friend had. Prize was $40 in Steam games so I picked two games that looked interesting but I knew I'd never talk myself into spending my own money on.
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#954 Mar 03 2014 at 9:16 AM Rating: Good
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Oh right, if the AH shuts down that makes the 100 million or something my character has pretty **** useless, doesn't it?
Ehh... there are plenty of gold sinks in the game still. Of course, legendaries are now BoA, so it'll limit the trade market quite a bit. I think they could have made things work with a gold AH still, but I'm not really complaining. I definitely prefer the new loot system and no AH to what we had. I'm curious as to how much Blizzard ended up making off the RMAH, though.
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#955 Mar 03 2014 at 9:19 AM Rating: Good
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Oh right, if the AH shuts down that makes the 100 million or something my character has pretty **** useless, doesn't it?
Ehh... there are plenty of gold sinks in the game still. Of course, legendaries are now BoA, so it'll limit the trade market quite a bit. I think they could have made things work with a gold AH still, but I'm not really complaining. I definitely prefer the new loot system and no AH to what we had. I'm curious as to how much Blizzard ended up making off the RMAH, though.


Apparently not enough to keep it as an option.
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#956 Mar 03 2014 at 10:58 AM Rating: Good
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Here's my Update:

I've been reinvigorated in Middle-Earth. I'm still growing my Warg in the PvMP, but I can only handle 1/2hour or so of roaming the Moors (unless I find some serious action).

I started a Guard and am really enjoying the old content again. I've been almost obsessed with getting to the next area that i can just sort of remember from my first trip through Middle Earth (that was with a Minstrel). I hit 45 this weekend and even joined a Kinship yesterday. Funny thing, I can't for the life of me recall the name of it.

Anyways, after playing some of the other newer rpgs and mmos I'm grateful for LotRO's graphics machine. The game still looks good and plays good (though Turbine did have a glitch with their bandwidth provider this weekend - it was short-lived). and has a lot of distractions to offer.

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Played more Rust and my pocket review is that I like what they're trying to do but the result is a game with little appeal to more casual players. Unless you join a large clan/group/whatever, the gains you make will be fleeting and the "two steps forward, three step back" nature pushes it from challenging to futile in pretty short order. If you have the time and dedication to press into it, it'd probably be more rewarding but that ain't me. There's private non-PvP servers for just building and exploring but I'm not sure how well the game holds up then. It's not that PvP is intrinsically bad, it's just the curve of it -- having a stone axe and finding a guy with a bow can be enjoyably tense. Having a stone axe and having someone riddle you with machine gun fire from across a field just for the lulz is less fun or interesting.

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Following up on Rust, I've been playing on a small private server and no one has hassled me although I expect that the "newbie" period is about over (which is fine). One mitigating factor to getting killed/raided is research. You can find a shotgun, use a research kit on it and then be able to make shotguns in the future from the raw materials (metal ore, wood, etc) in the game. So if you have some decent recipes under your belt you'll never quite fall back to "dirt farmer" for long and have something of a head start towards rebuilding.

Having spent a few days now in it, the game feels very Alpha (which it is, of course). Besides silly stuff like all animals dropping "raw chicken breast" there's tremendous swaths of the geography populated with nothing. Roam too far from the core area and you can easily get lost in a vast wasteland of dirt, mountains and trees with no animals, resource nodes, buildings, etc. And good luck finding your way back home before you starve with no in-game map or compass. When this happened to me, I finally realized it made more sense to suicide and start over than waste the hours trudging across nothingness and praying to relocate "civilization". I wonder if part of the brutal newbie curve can be alleviated by populating the rest of the map and thus spreading people out. Keeping most of the old civilization structures (radioactive factories and stuff where you find the best loot) in the center to give people a reason to congregate and potentially fight over the treasures there but making it also practical to live in the hinterlands and scratch out a life there. Perhaps adding some scattered buildings with useful but less desirable loot than the center complexes hold. The game is interesting but I couldn't recommend it to anyone who wasn't willing to essentially play a tech demo (unlike say Kerbal Space Program which I understand is very playable as its intended).
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#959 Mar 06 2014 at 12:08 PM Rating: Good
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Roam too far from the core area and you can easily get lost in a vast wasteland of dirt, mountains and trees with no animals, resource nodes, buildings, etc. And good luck finding your way back home before you starve with no in-game map or compass. When this happened to me, I finally realized it made more sense to suicide and start over than waste the hours trudging across nothingness and praying to relocate "civilization".
Clearly I should never attempt to play this game. My greatest "talent" is getting lost anywhere and everywhere.


Also, I've been playing Torchlight a little too much so someone recommend me a fun, cheap game ($25 or less) that's in the action/adventure/rpg/stealth corner. History like AC and a decent story are a plus and fantasy > scifi. Also not 1st person, I really don't like 1st person view.

Edited, Mar 6th 2014 7:09pm by Aethien
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#960 Mar 06 2014 at 12:32 PM Rating: Good
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Probably giving away a bunch of free games from bundles.

Edit: well there was a whole bother page I didn't see

Edited, Mar 6th 2014 1:33pm by TirithRR
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#961 Mar 07 2014 at 8:07 AM Rating: Good
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His Excellency Aethien wrote:
Also, I've been playing Torchlight a little too much so someone recommend me a fun, cheap game ($25 or less) that's in the action/adventure/rpg/stealth corner. History like AC and a decent story are a plus and fantasy > scifi. Also not 1st person, I really don't like 1st person view.
Edited, Mar 6th 2014 7:09pm by Aethien
Mark of the Ninja is a fun side-scrolling stealth action game, and Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory is probably my favorite stealth game ever.
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#962 Mar 07 2014 at 8:34 PM Rating: Good
South Park, the Stick of Truth, entertained me for a few days. I pre-ordered it & applied a discount from GmG, so I'm not super disappointed in the pay/play time ratio, but may have been if I paid full retail.

I played the PC version & had no bugs a crashes at all, which some reviewers seem to be having. The game play, while relatively simple, does present challenges on occasion.

Its the closest to playing an episode of South Park you could ever get. If you like South park, you'll like this game.

The biggest issue I had with it, besides how short it was, was that unlike the episodes (that have a point they want to get across), all the offensive humor is there...but it isn't actually saying anything. Its like they went out of their way to make the most offensive game possible, which they succeeded in, but without anything to say it just comes across as crass. For example: I repeatedly failed a QTE event where my character was pretending to be a doctor in the abortion clinic, Randy was pretending to be a female patient, & I had to prove to some men-in-black types that I really was a Doctor by giving Randy an abortion.

I didn't actually read the prompts (as I was clicking through them), so I messed up a bunch of times & kept aborting Randy's balls. Later on in the same scene, you fight aborted fetus **** zombies. Then its on to the next scene.

While I haven't kept up with the last 5 or 6 seasons, I have watched the occasional episode & pretty much every character in South Park history seems to at least make a cameo. It was fun & funny, but ultimately unfulfilling. What I don't really get is how they got away with actually mentioning Facebook, Taco Bell, & "the Dragonborn" so many times & didn't get sued...

Canada was pretty funny, though.
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#963 Mar 08 2014 at 5:00 AM Rating: Good
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I've been on a Retro spree the last 2 weeks.

Started and beat:
Final Fantasy 6 Advanced, including bonus dungeons etc (GBA Emu/PSP)
Final Fantasy 4 Complete + The After Years, including all bonus content (PSP)
Zelda: Links Awakening DX (GB Emu/PSP)
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South Park: Stick of Truth (PC)

I didn't think South Park was that short, compared to most games now days. Even for an RPG it wasn't that bad. It lasted long enough to be good and tell a good story, without the feeling of dragging on or padding. I think it took me about 12-15 hours ish (2 days of play).

South Park humor is hit or miss, and with this being a game and not tv they really pushed the disturbing images/humor. I kind of like South Park and if I wasn't smirking or cracking a smile at the joke or innuendo, I was asking myself "Did that really just happen?!". Which is something a game hasn't made me do in a long time.

The main thing is I was entertained the entire way through. I wasn't bored, or frustrated by the pacing. I honestly would have to say it was one of the best games I've played in a while. Maybe I miss when games weren't so serious. I mean you have all your "dark" triple-A games now days, that are just modified clones of the year before. It's nice to have something fresh, even if its crude, childish, and crass humor.

I also got stuck on the scene with Randy in the clinic. I could do the first part fine but the 2nd part kept failing. I unplugged my controller and tried with keyboard to get it the first time. After that I found just spinning the left stick really fast (unlike how the prompt says) would get me passed it. The third part was easy.

I didn't 100% the game but close enough for my time.
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#964 Mar 08 2014 at 5:15 PM Rating: Good
Like I said, it was a fine game. And while the twist at the end was good for a chuckle, there was no "OH, THAT'S WHY THEY DID THAT!" moment in the game that gave a point to the shenanigans, unlike the TV show.

I mean, they even reference it. "Aren't **** Zombies overused?" Yup, so now we're going to give you aborted fetus **** zombies!

I would expect this from a Family Guy game. I expect South Park to step up their game a bit.

Edited, Mar 8th 2014 6:16pm by Omegavegeta
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#965 Mar 08 2014 at 5:48 PM Rating: Good
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Right now I'm playing through D3, because I caved and bought it for the PS3 (thinking it had the new patch upgrades... when it turns out they didn't even announce that patch for consoles).

The game plays well on consoles, but the loot system is freaking atrocious. I'm actually completely willing to say the PC's version was better, because there was at least a depository for all the useless drops you got, and a source to trade them for gear you could use.

I so rarely get weapon drops my Demon Hunter can even use, and I've seen more Int and Str gear than I have seen dropped Dex gear. It's particularly annoying for legendaries, because those are supposed to be exciting items. Instead you just get a big letdown when you can't use it (and you ACTUALLY can't use it, because you can't convert it to gold to get an equivalent off the AH).

I'll finish out the story and then put the game aside until they bring the PC 2.0 loot system over to the console edition.

Haven't decided what I'll play next... Because I WANT to replay ME/DA, but at some point I should let go.
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#966 Mar 08 2014 at 6:20 PM Rating: Good
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idiggory, King of Bards wrote:
Right now I'm playing through D3, because I caved and bought it for the PS3 (thinking it had the new patch upgrades... when it turns out they didn't even announce that patch for consoles).

The game plays well on consoles, but the loot system is freaking atrocious. I'm actually completely willing to say the PC's version was better, because there was at least a depository for all the useless drops you got, and a source to trade them for gear you could use.
O.o Maybe you've just gotten reeeeeeally unlucky. Playing on my DH on PS3, almost everything has DEX on it. I was dying for a long time for a decent STR weapon for my Templar follower. Useless drops can be used in crafting. You really should be getting decent stats on them.

The PC and console versions have different systems; they're not exactly intended to be mirrors of each other. That said, the console version was launched with many of the loot changes that are in the PC patch. Of course, since the patch dropped on PC, I'm back to preferring the PC version. Smiley: lol I'm assuming that the ability adjustments and stuff will come to consoles when the expansion comes out.

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#967 Mar 08 2014 at 6:59 PM Rating: Good
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Yeah, I have MAYBE 2 dropped items equipped right now. Pretty sure that's actually only 1.

Everything else is from the blacksmith. I've seen plenty of awesome Barb gear...

I just want Loot 2.0. I'll accept the loss of literally every other game revamping change that the PC patch included if they just give us that...
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#968 Mar 08 2014 at 7:11 PM Rating: Good
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idiggory, King of Bards wrote:
Yeah, I have MAYBE 2 dropped items equipped right now. Pretty sure that's actually only 1.

Everything else is from the blacksmith. I've seen plenty of awesome Barb gear...

I just want Loot 2.0. I'll accept the loss of literally every other game revamping change that the PC patch included if they just give us that...
What level are you? Looking through some loot after a quick run, I'm seeing all the blues with random stats, with the yellows and legendaries mostly having class-related stats.

I have some legendaries I could give you, but I think I salvaged most stuff under 60. Also, I'll run some Inferno stuff with you whenever. I think I have a bow and a couple crossbows (I know there's at least one with 1400-some odd damage and a socket you could have) you could choose from, and some rings and maybe gloves and bracers. I still need to work on my Barb, too. I need the tier 13 Amethyst plan; it never seems to drop, which is annoying. I kind of want to make a dual wield build with a bunch of LoH and just tear through everything. I could give you some high level gems, too, if you'd like. At least a ruby for +EXP.

I'm pretty sure I could do Inferno on Master II or III without a ton of issue on my DH. I usually just run Master I because I don't have to pay a lot of attention. Smiley: lol I don't really get upgrades frequently anymore on the Inferno characters, but I don't remember ever really having an issue finding decent stuff.

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#969 Mar 08 2014 at 7:19 PM Rating: Good
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Still quite low, all things considered. My early 20s, I think. I'm definitely over leveled for the content, but I needed the levels with the severe lack of gear I had until the blacksmith's yellow recipes were really available. Smiley: frown
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#970 Mar 08 2014 at 7:27 PM Rating: Good
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idiggory, King of Bards wrote:
Still quite low, all things considered. My early 20s, I think. I'm definitely over leveled for the content, but I needed the levels with the severe lack of gear I had until the blacksmith's yellow recipes were really available. Smiley: frown
Oh, OK. You're probably still getting mostly blue drops? Anecdotally, that would explain the poor stat distribution, given my own experiences.

I don't think I have much that level range. Maybe the level 22 crafted legendary shield. I think my follower had that for a while. I should see what other characters I have. I also want to clear Inferno on a HC character, but I won't be doing that in a public game.
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#971 Mar 08 2014 at 7:51 PM Rating: Good
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I have access to all the crafted stuff up until you need pages to upgrade. Now I'm just selling my blues instead of salvaging them...

I'm obsessive and need to clear EVERYTHING before moving on, so I end up with a whole lot of stuff to sell/salvage.

My PC doesn't really like D3 for some reason, otherwise I'd have purchased that edition. Not gonna drop $30 for the PC version now, anyway. IF there's some kind of great RoS deal, and IF the PC version runs well for me now, then I'll consider it.

Either way, I like D3's controls with the controller more, anyway.
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#972 Mar 08 2014 at 8:20 PM Rating: Good
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idiggory, King of Bards wrote:
Either way, I like D3's controls with the controller more, anyway.
I really enjoy the directional dodge.
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#973 Mar 09 2014 at 3:27 PM Rating: Good
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I played the PC version & had no bugs a crashes at all, which some reviewers seem to be having.
I ran across the major game breaking bug and am now either losing about seven hours of gameplay or waiting until the patch. For anyone currently playing:

Spoiler Free: Save when you reach Canada.
The Earl of WInnipeg will sometimes bug out and not play the required cutscene when you reach him. So you'll want to be ready to reload if it bugs.
#974 Mar 10 2014 at 9:10 PM Rating: Good
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Hearthstone is fun so far. Have to really work on my deck-building.
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#975 Mar 11 2014 at 8:36 AM Rating: Good
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I've been playing Hearthstone since about October. Still fun. Do both ranked (Shaman) and Arena (whatever I feel like at the time, Druid probably my most played though).

I've had some friends playing Stick of Truth and recommending it to me, but I think I'll wait til a sale. Still have so many other games that I'm playing... lots of D3 (on PC... who the **** plays this kind of game on PS3?) and FFXIV (again, PC master race). I picked up Long Live the Queen a few weeks ago when it was on sale. Haven't gotten to really get into it yet but it came highly recommended by a friend and it does look hilarious.
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#976 Mar 11 2014 at 9:01 AM Rating: Good
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Druid was super weak when I last played, I think. At least, it seemed fairly established as the weakest deck when I was playing. Whether or not that was fair is another story.
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#977 Mar 11 2014 at 9:22 AM Rating: Good
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idiggory, King of Bards wrote:
Druid was super weak when I last played, I think. At least, it seemed fairly established as the weakest deck when I was playing. Whether or not that was fair is another story.
I've been playing as Mage. I enjoyed it enough to buy a couple packs of cards so I could DE them and build a more competitive deck. I think I spent $10, and I'm having a bunch of fun. I think I'm going to save some gold and try Arena a bit more.
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Still have so many other games that I'm playing... lots of D3 (on PC... who the **** plays this kind of game on PS3?)
The controller support and implementation of a directional dodge makes it play and feel a bit different than on PC. Plus it has couch co-op. Plus I just have to grind 2M more gold to get 100% it on PS3. Well, I have to finish buying all the stash upgrades, and buy one of every type of item from a vendor, but the 2M gold will take care of those, too.

I am going to pick up Dark Souls 2. I want it on PC, but I really don't want to wait, so PS3 it is.
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#979 Mar 11 2014 at 9:41 AM Rating: Excellent
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Until the new patch, I didn't like the PC system.

It plays MUCH better on the PS3 than my experience with the old PC version. The control scheme works well for controllers, there is no AH, directional dodge is awesome, etc.

Now that the new patch is out on PC, that version is probably better. But the PS4 version will probably be the best of them; all the PC changes AND the controller support.

That said, I finished normal mode, and I have little desire to play more. If they bring the new patch to consoles, I probably will. Until then, nah.
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#980 Mar 11 2014 at 9:42 AM Rating: Good
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Oh, and I killed Diablo and didn't get a single upgrade. That was fun.
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#981 Mar 11 2014 at 12:30 PM Rating: Excellent
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Vataro wrote:
I've had some friends playing Stick of Truth and recommending it to me, but I think I'll wait til a sale. Still have so many other games that I'm playing... lots of D3 (on PC... who the **** plays this kind of game on PS3?) and FFXIV (again, PC master race). I picked up Long Live the Queen a few weeks ago when it was on sale. Haven't gotten to really get into it yet but it came highly recommended by a friend and it does look hilarious.

Long Live the Queen sounded badass when I watched TotalBiscuit's review on it(and I rather enjoyed the other game from the same people, Magical Diary). In fact, if you haven't watched it, TotalBiscuit's review was pretty good, though it was even funnier watching the video where he and his lady bicker as he plays the game.
#982 Mar 11 2014 at 1:18 PM Rating: Good
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Ok, so I started watching that review... that game looks like utter horse ****. You know, aside from the awful music and painful UI.
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I was downloading the Hearthstone beta and my virus scan started twerking out on me. So, I stopped it.

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I was downloading the Hearthstone beta and my virus scan started twerking out on me. So, I stopped it.

Weird. This is through the Battle.Net client/launcher?

I got pretty lucky in Hearthstone. One of the packs I had bought had a legendary in it, and it was one of the ones they just changed, so I was able to disenchant it for the full crafting value, basically getting me a legendary of my choosing.

I'm waiting on my copy of Dark Souls 2 to get to me. I thought it was supposed to be delivered on the day it came out, but apparently I picked the wrong shipping option so I won't get it until Thursday, which means I won't be able to get into it until Sunday. Oh well.

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Haven't touched Hearthstone but I got back into physical Magic: the Gathering after a 16-18 year (!) hiatus. Namely because my son got into it so we play one another and then hit the local Friday night tournament a couple times a month. Figure an hour or so a night of having a 15 year old interested in spending time with his father has to be worth the cost of cards.
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#987 Mar 12 2014 at 9:52 AM Rating: Good
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Doesn't he know your post count?
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Haven't touched Hearthstone but I got back into physical Magic: the Gathering after a 16-18 year (!) hiatus. Namely because my son got into it so we play one another and then hit the local Friday night tournament a couple times a month. Figure an hour or so a night of having a 15 year old interested in spending time with his father has to be worth the cost of cards.
You think so now but soon enough you'll be buying a booster box or two of every new set that's released so you can keep up with the latest T2 decks and stay competitive.

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Nah. Worst case scenario, I just start playing draft tournaments. Those are fun anyway.
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Start playing craprare draft, basically just draft tournaments but instead of boosters everybody divides 45 of their own crap rares ($3 or less) into "boosters". It has the pleasant side effect of not getting people to draw the valuable cards just because they want those cards and you get the stupidest, wackiest and most hilarious decks. Plus since all it costs is whatever you set as a prize they're cheap to hold as well so usually people are up for it.

And as a bonus everyone gets to play with those cards that sort if have value but still end up gathering dust since they're basically unplayable.
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Well, the local shop hosts the tournaments so I'd assume they're more interested in selling sealed boosters Smiley: wink2

It's a good deal though -- $15 for three boosters and you almost always get at least another booster at the end. Cheaper than buying them retail at that point. Even if you didn't, you're getting ~$13 in boosters (inc tax) and paying ~$2 for five hours of playing. Allowing, of course, for the whole drafting process in what cards you go home with.

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You can just organize impromptu tournament yourself if there's enough people in the shop. Although draft tournaments at my shop when I still used to play almost always had one of a few kids who just participated to pick out any valuable cards rather than actually build a deck, it kind of soured the mood.
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#993 Mar 12 2014 at 1:38 PM Rating: Excellent
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His Excellency Aethien wrote:
Although draft tournaments at my shop when I still used to play almost always had one of a few kids who just participated to pick out any valuable cards rather than actually build a deck, it kind of soured the mood.

I haven't seen that but then I don't worry too much about card value anyway. I don't trade except some commons with my kid to fill some 4-in-a-deck ideas and I'm fine with my cards being game pieces rather than commodities. If someone wants to gimp his draft deck by taking value over playability, it's just more booster prizes for me at the end of the night.

Edit: I fully recognize that they can have value. I used to play Revised/Legends up into Ice Age so I'm well versed in trading/selling/ind. card sales, etc.. I'm just not interested in that meta-game aspect of it any longer.

Edited, Mar 12th 2014 2:40pm by Jophiel
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I got really skeptical about the tournaments when drama started happening almost every time a reasonably valuable card was in one of the boosters. But even aside from that, craprare drafting was just loads of fun.
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Unless the owner is waving it around in people's faces, I don't really see the issue. And if you open your assigned booster and want to take the most valuable card, why shouldn't you? That was your booster. Take whatever you want out of there. Anywho, I haven't seen any drama in the draft tournaments I played. Last time was just standard though. Didn't come close to winning -- I pretty much just grabbed a random deck out of my box that I knew would be legal. I broke into the upper 50 percentile so I had that much going for me.

I only brought up drafting as a relatively cheap way to enjoy a night out playing without investing an assload in cards. Frankly, I just do it for the father-son experience and for time out of the house so I don't seriously care if I do poorly.
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Haven't touched Hearthstone but I got back into physical Magic: the Gathering after a 16-18 year (!) hiatus. Namely because my son got into it so we play one another and then hit the local Friday night tournament a couple times a month. Figure an hour or so a night of having a 15 year old interested in spending time with his father has to be worth the cost of cards.


I got drunk one night and bought 1000 (crappy) bulk magic cards off ebay. I had played it a long while back but hadn't for awhile... anyway long story short, I've been playing it again too - though I haven't dared go out to play people who actually care about being awesome, just a friend of mine, we make decks out of my crummy cards and have a generally fun time.
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I was pleasantly surprised when I went to the tournaments that there were guys my age. Most of them had the same story as me: played it in college, quit (usually around Ice Age, man that 'reboot' turned people off) and just got back into it recently. Still very much a male's game though -- there were two females the couple times I've been. One who is maybe 13ish and told me her boyfriend made her deck and the other an old white-haired lady complete with "World's Greatest Grandma" sweatshirt Smiley: laugh
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One who is maybe 13ish and told me her boyfriend made her deck

Was that her subtle way of telling you she was already involved with someone, so you can stop trying?
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I made one Giant Growth joke too many Smiley: frown
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I made one Giant Growth joke too many Smiley: frown

It's not even a good card. Smiley: oyvey
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