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Da Friday thread!
« on: August 10, 2012, 12:24:55 PM »
Sweet...I'm home on leave so I can finally post this thread at a (relatively) decent time!

No surprises here...I'll be finishing up Dawnguard for sure (or at least trying to).

I played a few hours of Crusader Kings II as the Duke of Iceland.  I think I was having fun, wasn't I?  I'm not sure.  But I think I will stick with CK2 a bit longer and see if I can figure it out.  I need something to balance out Skyrim.

I'm going to go flight sim free this weekend and stick with strategy gaming. 
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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2012, 12:42:06 PM »
Also, just to be clear, I consider CK2 a wargame, so I'm still cool.
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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2012, 01:05:08 PM »
Panzer Corps:Afrika Korps and SHV (yes, I bought it after seeing what a disaster Legends of Pegasus turned out to be).

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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2012, 01:19:08 PM »
I'll be playing some multiplayer Warlock, I know that much.  I'm also in the market for a cheap game, so I'll see what the Bargain Bucket on RPS brings. :)

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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2012, 01:31:09 PM »
Not going to have too much time for gaming this weekend due to some family bbq's and such but...

I intend to squeeze some game time in somewhere, just don't know what and when.

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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2012, 01:31:17 PM »
Also, just to be clear, I consider CK2 a wargame, so I'm still cool.


Same as last weekend: 

Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue --

I'm one month in on a Russian Offensive starting on May 12, 1942.  German 6th and 2nd Armies mostly wiped out, but even on easy the AI is tough to overwhelm.  On the other hand ther Germans have lost almost 200,000 men and they seem to be coming apart all across the front while STAVKA is getting better at Command and Control and pumping divisions, fuel and supplies into the fronts faster and faster.  On the other hand, the Germans took all of the Crimea, releasing more forces, and with a smaller army they are probably burning less fuel so things are still up in the air.

BUT in other news the Dutch are attacking in Fontenoy and doing miraculously well thanks to miraculous initiative and artillery rolls and Van Yssel is about to open up with the main Dutch battery so I may be distracted from finishing off the Wehrmach by Waldeck's assault on Antoing and Fontenoy.

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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2012, 01:35:00 PM »
Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue

my secon try on the soviet side. it's getting better all the time...
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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2012, 01:39:13 PM »
Da Dungeons Of Dredmor

Da Political Machine 2?

Da Epilogue roguelike.

And probably something else I didn't mention that catches my fancy, dropping the above mentioned for it.  :D

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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2012, 01:41:07 PM »
White Start Rising / Cobra in da afternoon, and Warlock on-line with huw and 'geek in da evening - very cool!
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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2012, 03:09:15 PM »
I don't envy you, Toonces. Your time on leave must be very precious. But I'm glad you are able to do what you like to do instead of having to follow orders for a while at least.

I'm not sure what I will be playing this weekend. My time with Railroad Tycoon II last weekend started something and I will probably be playing a few scenarios in it this weekend. I will most likely be playing a little Civ5 and Warlock as well.

There is also the possibility that one of more of the posters in this thread will make me aware of a game unfamiliar to me and resulting in me trying it out. Thanks in advance for that.
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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2012, 03:22:00 PM »
Starting my campaign as the Italians (Romans) in Ethiopia in Civ V Gods and Kings, and mayhap some Witcher 2.
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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2012, 03:51:59 PM »
Well, I will start out with CM Italy. Then I will boot up Warlock but quickly turn it off and play more CM Italy!  I punctured my ear drum so I got some happy pills.....should make for interesting combat tactics.
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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2012, 04:46:22 PM »
How did you do that?
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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2012, 04:54:36 PM »
Some building of my B-17 model, some CM:SF British Forces and some Thunderbolt Apache Leader for me
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Re: Da Friday thread!
« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2012, 04:59:10 PM »
Also, just to be clear, I consider CK2 a wargame, so I'm still cool.


Same as last weekend: 

Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue --

I'm one month in on a Russian Offensive starting on May 12, 1942.  German 6th and 2nd Armies mostly wiped out, but even on easy the AI is tough to overwhelm.  On the other hand ther Germans have lost almost 200,000 men and they seem to be coming apart all across the front while STAVKA is getting better at Command and Control and pumping divisions, fuel and supplies into the fronts faster and faster.  On the other hand, the Germans took all of the Crimea, releasing more forces, and with a smaller army they are probably burning less fuel so things are still up in the air.

BUT in other news the Dutch are attacking in Fontenoy and doing miraculously well thanks to miraculous initiative and artillery rolls and Van Yssel is about to open up with the main Dutch battery so I may be distracted from finishing off the Wehrmach by Waldeck's assault on Antoing and Fontenoy.

You'll have to fill me in on the power alignments in your game. Are the Dutch an Axis Minor attacking France? Are they an unconquered Allied Minor liberating occupied France? Is this a 'What If?' variant or did your game play out to this particular state from a historical start?

As to my Friday- I'll be lucky to get any gaming in. I might try to re-start my ES: Oblivion game just before I ended up on the Shivering Isles (way too early in the game since I didn't know where I was going and I have most of the of main game to play).
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