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Welcome to Video Games! 663 Board owner 09/13/2019 (Fri) 00:05:10 No. 1 [Reply]
Welcome to /v/ - 16chan's Video Games Board.

This board is dedicated to the quality discussion of video games, and retro video games.

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Playstation 2 Thread Anonymous 10/01/2020 (Thu) 17:29:52 No. 677 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is for discussion of PS2 games, hardware, and homebrew. Looks like prices for hardware are slowly starting to tick up from rock bottom so now's a good time to stash one or two fat's with firewire ports away in the closet if you think you'll be interested at some point.
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>>677 For the uninitiated, here's a QRD > LAUNCHING HOMEBREW: Easiest way is with "FreeMcBoot memory card". This is a set of specially crafted files on a PS2 memory card that automatically runs an exploit at boot-time with no user input. From here you get a modified system menu that can be used to launch whatever executable you want, i.e. backup loaders and other homebrew. >how do I get these files on my memory card easiest way to get started is to just buy a memory card from someone on ebay that already has the files. once you can launch homebrew it's an easy process to copy the exploit to other memory cards, so if you have a friend who's already running homebrew he can hook you up too. There's also some long annoying process with disc swapping or something if you refuse to buy another memory card but I only recommend that if you have serious autism.
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>>677 >GAMES FROM HDD ON FAT PS2 The easiest way to play games is to get a fat PS2, because it's easy to mount an internal hard drive. >HARD DRIVE FOR FAT PS2 OPTION 1: OEM SONY NETWORK ADAPTER with IDE HDD. The original OEM Sony network adapter has working network support but only supports IDE Hard Drives. This is a simple setup but IDE hard drives are all slow spinning rust, small capacity, are probably going to die soon, and are more expensive per GiB than modern SATA drives since they stopped making IDE drives a long time ago. OPTION 2: CHINESE SATA NETWORK ADAPTER These things work just fine and provide SATA compatibility out of the box. They don't come with a working RJ45 port though. There's still a port on the back but I think it's dialup/phone line or something. I've used one of these in the past and it works just fine. I've never used the network for anything so I wasn't bothered by the lack of network. OPTION 3: OEM SONY NETWORK ADAPTER WITH INTERNAL MODDED SATA BOARD I use this now, pretty cool. It's a little internal board that goes into the OEM adapter and replaces the IDE interface with a SATA one. I think these boards are pretty recent, I don't remember them being around as of a couple years ago. Pic related. OPTION 4: OEM SONY NETWORK ADAPTER WITH EXTERNAL IDE->SATA board. This was the happening thing a couple years ago, but I never managed to get it to work. I bought the right startech adapter, modded the power cable etc, and still nothing, drive not recognized. The physical constraints make this a pain in the ass and it never worked for me anyways so I can't recommend it.
Apparently there's now a DVD boot exploit as of a couple months ago. Haven't tried it out yet but will report back when I do. Could take away the need to get a memory card on ebay or do the tedious shit to get an entrypoint if it really does work as advertised.

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Anonymous 02/15/2020 (Sat) 03:58:10 No. 464 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is dedicated to the Nintendo DS. Say something nice about it.
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psp is better
My old flash cart (Acekard 2) is busted. Might get another one, but only if it can natively run GBA games.
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It's moderately old news by now (two years?) but you can now play roms on DSi and DSi XL without needing a flash cart. Use TWiLight menu ++ or whatever plus some other stuff for coldboot, there's some guides out there. Pretty cool, compatibility doesn't seem all that great but it still seems to be like 80% or so. Flash cards aren't that expensive but the mainstream sites like ebay are always trying to block them so you end up on suspicious oriental sites. -Also this allows you to play DSi specific games, I think this is the only way to play these besides emulation. I like "Advanced Circuits", kind of fun train puzzler. - You can play GBA games too, even on DSi and DSiXL which don't have the slot. Compatibility seems to be again only about 80% or so with some minor glitches, but hey man my test rom of Metroid Zero Mission seemed to run just fine so seems pretty good to me

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Anonymous 10/14/2019 (Mon) 03:00:45 No. 147 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is dedicated to the Nintendo Entertainment System, its games, and accessories.

What's the last NES game you played?
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>>257
Mostly, I just already had dedicated emulators that were just as good as Retroarch and "just werked;" but this was maybe a couple of years ago. I think it's gotten a ton better recently and loads of support for advanced features, like the frame rate overclocking, and modern monitor scaling.
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Even after a cleaning the NES Advantage still sucks balls. LMAO at all the low-effort blogspam out there that calls it a better controller than the default NES pad. I also found out that the controller wiring is literally and actually just a 8-bit shift register, so I'm going to try to turn the EMIO NES classic stick into one that works on the regular NES. The EMIO has mounts for a sanwa style stick and buttons are 30mm compatible after some sanding. I've got the Seimitsu LS-40 on the way as my first real arcade stick so we'll see how the install goes.
i played Dragon Warrior 1 and Ultima 4 Quest of the Avatar a lot when i was a kid.

Super Mario 2 and 3 were also favs. There was a few good RPG, mystery games too but i can't remember the name, Shadowfall or something
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If you haven't played Batman for the NES, you're missing out. The music is superb. The walljumping is the most satisfying I've ever played in a video game. Feels so good and you're given so much control.
>>309 it's been a while. I did end up finishing my joystick controller project. ended up just stuffing the guts of a third-party nes controller with turbo into the emio stick. put in a seimitsu ls-40 with an oct gate, shit is so fucking cash. I never really understood why people use joysticks until now. arcades near me all used beat to shit happ and fighting game mouthbreathers use those fucking awful floppy sanwas. seimitsu ls-40 for life. it's kind of annoying how tall it is, but there's no free lunch I guess. Not really much in the way of shmups on NES but the super precision with the oct-gate helps me pleb through games like metroid etc. I still have the NES Advantage. I've got some woodworking tools now so maybe I can figure out how to cut a properly-sized spacer so I can mount an ls-40 in that and keep the adjustable turbo knobs.

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WINE gaming thread Anonymous 09/06/2020 (Sun) 06:12:11 No. 666 [Reply] [Last]
This thread is exclusively for discussion of running Windows PC games on GNU/Linux through the use of WINE. Not really interested in discussion of Proton (Steam), go make another thread for that. I view it as sort of an awkward middle ground, if I'm willing to run steam I might as well just boot up my dedicated windows pc
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>>666 >repeating integers I've got GTA: San Andreas working pretty well. I had it all set up and working on my windows pc and just transferred the files over, I was pleasantly surprised that it mostly just worked. here's some notes: FILES: I downloaded the Steam copy of the game. I then downgraded the game to the 1.0 version, this allows mods to work and in the process rips out the steam drm/cd check. At this point, you can just drag and drop the folder out from your steam directory into another folder (I put it with my GOG games), then uninstall the game from steam. Then I modded it just a bit, I grabbed Silent's ASI Loader, Silent's SilentPatch, and Silent's GInput plugin from his website. That's the setup that I've been using on my windows pc, so I have a working portable copy of the game I can install anywhere just by dragging the folder around. There are also similar WINE-SPECIFIC: On first run, the game didn't work at all. It basically put up a frozen copy of my desktop that I had to alt-tab out of. I had to use winecfg to set a virtual desktop , a pretty common first step for troubleshooting stuff. Then the videos don't work, so I have to click once inside the blank wine desktop to skip through the videos, then the menu pops up and the game works as normal. Another oddity is I have my file manager setup so I can usually just run .exe's with WINE by clicking on them (auto-runs " wine %f " in a terminal), but in this case it only works if I run it manually from a terminal. In game I adjusted the resolution to 1920x1080 (my desktop res) and the game successfully expands to fill the whole screen. (Not all games work well with this, some still end up showing the taskbar and dock and thus cropping off some of the display area) COMPATIBILITY: Seems pretty good so far, only have a couple nitpicks. I don't have pressure-sensitive buttons on my DS3 working, on my windows PC that was accomplished through an old version of SCP in conjunction with the GInput mod and I didn't even try setting it up SCP here on my Linux computer. Vsync: on Windows I turn the frame limiter off (game defaults to ~25/30 fps with it on) and use NVidia settings to turn vsync on and lock it to 60 fps. On here I don't have an easy way to lock framerates so currently I'm just running with the frame limiter on and dealing with the consistent 30 fps. It's on intel graphics anyways so I'm not losing much fps. The only other things I can't get working are the intro movies (mpeg1), which I don't care about, and the user track player for any formats so far, tried mp3 and wav. not a big loss.
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>>666 Managed to get GTA Vice City working as well, very similar process to San Andreas, just grabbed the Vice City versions of the mods instead of the SA ones. All three games run on pretty similar engines so I expect GTA III will work the same way too. Oddities I've noticed: The widescreen HUD textures don't actually work through WINE, even though I'm using the exact same files that work on Windows. Also I've noticed that both on Windows and in WINE the fans spin up a lot harder when the frame throttle is set to "on". Are they doing something dumb like a busy idle loop instead of going to sleep? It made me motivated to try to find a plugin/ mod that could replace the frame throttle, but I haven't been successful yet. The game plays okay with the frame throttle off, but there's no vsync which is a bit unaesthetic and I got stuck in that stupid milkshake hut in the northpoint mall a few times. Had to toggle the frame limiter on for a quick second just so I could escape it, fucking entrance acts like a one-way valve when frame throttle is off.
has anyone managed to run Illusion games on wine? I've been trying to run Play Home without success, the installer won't even launch.
>>673 begone coomer

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Anonymous 09/25/2019 (Wed) 11:00:07 No. 48 [Reply] [Last]
Switch General

Should I get Botw or Astral Chain?

Or Xeno 2?
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>>367 >'hey guys, what game should i get for my switch?' <'LMAO WHAT A SOYBOY CONSOOMER HAHA CONSOOOOM' imagine making fun of someone who is literally just asking what game to play between two they are thinking about. find another hill to die on anon
Get something that won't have commie spyware.
>>625 the switch is faggot shit simple as
>>48 Breath of the Wild is very good. It definitely gives you the feeling of actually free exploration. It's not without its faults, but I would say it's absolutely worth playing. I'm looking forward to the sequel quite a bit.
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>download Super Mario All-Stars 3D when it leaks so I can relive some classic bing bing wahoo sunshine >original games all had inverted camera with no option to change it >rereleases are are all uninverted, no option to change it >realize some soyim out there actually paid 60 dollars for this garbage well, at least it was free I guess. maybe they'll patch it at some point. Jedi Knight was the same way at launch, then fixed in a patch. I know patch 1.0.1's out but I can't find it for download and I can't confirm it fixes this anyways so I'll wait.

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I tried to make it through the door man Anonymous 09/25/2019 (Wed) 16:06:03 No. 50 [Reply]
DOOR STUCK
>>50
just shoot at the random lady walking on the street.
the phantom. exterior like fish egg's. interior like suicide wrist-red. I could exercise you, this could be your phys-ed.

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Old, Mediocre Games Are Better than Modern Games Anonymous 02/11/2020 (Tue) 04:48:32 No. 448 [Reply] [Last]
2007 - Conan comes out. It's a cheap God of War rip off and feels middling as hell. It looks like they forgot to add textures to the game. I drop it after 30 minutes out of disgust. 2020 - Gaming has become so awful I've gone back to Conan. At least they tried to copy a combat engine that isn't utter ass like a Demon's Souls clone. I don't even care that the game looks like ass. It plays better than most action games I've played in the past 8 years. Have you gone back to any games you didn't care for and then suddenly realized that they weren't so bad, now that we're in CY+6?
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>>454 > I think you're better off just playing the originals. One of these days, I'll put in the effort to set up RetroArch and figure out how to OC the PS1 core to soup up the frame rate for those older PS1 titles. The PS1 Armored Cores at 60 fps might just wreck my life replaying them again. >If you want to go full autism just use a gaming pc and the OpenGL hacks to render at 960p etc kek, hadn't even gotten this far and we agree on the proper course of action! Thanks for the insight on the remake.
>>448 Yeah, going through older xbox/xbox 360 games and some ps3 games. Enslaved Genma Onimusha (xbox port) Wet Ninja Gaiden 2 been meaning to finish this anyway Devil May Cry HD but only playing third one Dragon Age 2 Maybe Dragons Dogma Dark Arisen (if I get time) and on ps3: White Knight Chronicles Prince of Persia Forgotten sands Ninja Gaiden Sigma
Forgot to say I remember playing Conan a while back, it was okay but not that great, better than the shitty Golden Axe beast rider
>old mediocre games At this point I've bought nearly every first person shooter available on GOG released before 2008. I just added basically everything to my wishlist and I go through and buy them when they reach ~$2.50 or less. It's great, I spend about 10 minutes per game setting up an XPadder profile and I'm off. Most of the games that qualify as 'mediocre' (i.e. not classics like Deus Ex) aren't really special, but they make for nice mindless romps. I bought some Brothers in Arms game recently for $2.50 and it's pretty characteristic I think. not exceptional but also not tons of microtransaction garbage, title screen with online tiles etc. just play as a good guy zogbot shooting germans in an oddly linear forest.
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>>663 Play the original Conan, for Apple II, Atari, and C64.

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Some Good 360 Games? Anonymous 09/20/2019 (Fri) 04:37:52 No. 20 [Reply] [Last]
All I have right now is an Xbox 360. I have the following games and will rate them according to how much I've enjoyed them

Batman Arkham Asylum - 7/10
Dark Souls II - 4/10
Deux Ex: Human Revolution - 7/10
Devil May Cry 4 - 6/10
Diablo III - 3/10
Elder Scrolls IV - Oblivion - 2/10
Elder Scrolls V - Skyrim - 6/10
Fable II - 7/10
Fallout 3 - 6/10
Final Fantasy XIII - 8/10
Halo Wars - 6/10
MGSV - Ground Zeroes - 5/10
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - 5/10

Yeah, yeah, I know, I'm going to come off as a total pleb, but almost NONE of these games are fun. THEY SUCK. THEY SUCK SO FUCKING HARD. I groan when I look at my abysmal selections. The most fun I had was with FF13, but there's nothing left for me to do except grind out my weapons/accessories. Diablo makes me want to slam my head against the wall until I die, it is such a miserable boring piece of shit.

Skyrim/Fallout feel a mile wide but an inch deep, and after the first 100 hours everything feels the same, I'm not remotely interested in playing all the quests. I like lore, but I prefer reading it online when a specific subject intrigues me, I am not at all pleased with the dialogue heavy presentations of most of these games. That's what spoils MGS and Deus Ex for me, despite their interesting gameplay. I have nowhere near the patience needed for Dark Souls anymore.

What I really want to play is a good RPG or RTS or action RPG. I want something with satisfying core gameplay but with LOTS of attributes, skill trees, abilities, and a sense of growth. Oblivion sucks because the gameplay isn't even fun, and the stat growth system requires a tedious amount of micromanaging.

An RTS would be nice but Halo Wars feels too arcade-like for me. I want to LARP as a king with heirs and concubines and alliances, preferably set in the real world. I don't mind reading text if it's for making decisions, but I could not care less about fictional world-building like what MGS or DE demand.

Fable II was amazing at first, but the amount of things to do ran out quickly. I don't like the fact I've maxed out all of my skills without trying.

So, to summarize what I'm looking for:
-RPG with satisfying gameplay and lots of stats/skill trees that doesn't require paying attention to plot/characters/dialogue?
-Action RPG with the same as above?
-RTS based on real world, with empire/alliance/family building?
-God games? Ie city/world building

And finally, are there any good anime games like Dragon Ball, Gundam, Bleach, Naruto, etc.? I know they are fun on other systems, but what about 360? Is DBZ Xenoverse worth it? It's like $20-$30 used; that's my whole budget pretty much. Some of those Naruto games look great. Gundam is always kino.

I like to play games while I listen to political, history, creepypasta, or internet history podcasts/YouTube channels.

Can anyone else me with my very, very specific needs? I know it's very tempting to tell me to "kys faggot".

Thank you all very much, and I'm very sorry for being such a pleb faget, I mean it really.

Pic related. Wish I had a fucking PS3 or PS4. Hell even a Nintendo system would be better than this tedious hellhole of a selection.
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Go pick up a copy of Blue Dragon and have some fun. It's like a hybrid of FF3 and Dragon Warrior.
>>23
>Playing Dragon Age: Origins on X-Box 360
Kill yourself. If you're going to play DAO you want PC if only to install the fanpatch mods that fix a couple hundred broken quests, make combat skills function properly, and restore broken dialogues and missing cutscenes that are in the game but don't activate for some daft reason or another. If you play DAO, you want mods.
>>20
>Some Good 360 Games?

cave explorer
>>20 Your taste is wierd but try Kingdoms of Amalur, or even Dragons Dogma, if youlike shooting try Far Cry 3 or even 4, is a pretty decent xbox360 port. No good RTS on 360 if you didn't like Halo Wars you won't like the others, you could try Supreme COmmander 2 but its worse than Halo wars imo.

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Banned forever from SWTOR Anonymous 01/04/2020 (Sat) 14:10:35 No. 420 [Reply] [Last]
Well I started a guild in SWTOR called "Holocaust Never Happened" and EA Bioware finally banned me after like 5 days. Here's the screen shot of the guild reaching number 1 on the leaderboards, and the email EA sent me telling me I was banned.
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>>421 i deleted bitchute, their video quality sucks
>>423 WEBM 101
>>422 yes, they could have made SWTOR the best but Bioware simply didn't give a fuck. They also locked unnecessary shit behind a pay-sub which further pissed off people. Bioware didn't update their fucking game for 3 years, people were saying the game was about to shut down. I believe it will within a year or so.
fuck EA
>>420 Did you post this on wizchan a while back? I am sure I read a similar thread on there a while ago.

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