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    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

Just finishing up Fenyx Rising on Xbox. It's been a lot of fun. The first couple hours, being fairly linear, were tightly scripted and very funny. With the open world the humor is more spread out, not...
Matt Diamond General 2,526 352,129 05-19-2024, 10:47 AM
    Thread: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games
Post: RE: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games

Stellaris: The Machine Age (https://store.steampowered.com/app/2840100/Stellaris_The_Machine_Age/) is released for Mac. Empire of the Undergrowth (https://store.steampowered.com/app/463530/Empires_...
Homy General 234 13,386 05-08-2024, 11:27 AM
    Thread: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games
Post: RE: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games

Well I appreciated the reminder about the game and the demo, even if it was old news. I am drawn to these space games but they can take a long time. I remember sinking days into X2, trying to make ...
Matt Diamond General 234 13,386 05-08-2024, 08:22 AM
    Thread: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games
Post: RE: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games

M4 is here and Hades II is coming soon to Mac. The Early Access for Win is here and there is an equally large depot on Steam for Mac. Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous - A Dance of Masks (https://...
Homy General 234 13,386 05-07-2024, 12:27 PM
    Thread: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games
Post: RE: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games

Another Paradox failure! Star Trek: Infinite that was released even for Mac is now Abandonware after 6 months. The negative reviews are now pouring in on Steam. https://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum...
Homy General 234 13,386 04-13-2024, 06:41 AM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

Went over my Geforce Now library, and needed something not too big. Sanctum 2 from 2013 is described as a "a first-person shooter tower defense video game", which is pretty true. I haven't heard about...
Thain Esh Kelch General 2,526 352,129 03-19-2024, 04:05 AM
    Thread: Aspyr's upcoming projects
Post: RE: Aspyr's upcoming projects

UmarOMC1 Wrote: (03-15-2024, 03:46 PM) -- Aspyr appear to have fumbled this one hard, no matter the angle. -- Absolutely, someone fumbled it. Since the problem seems to be (based on the one video r...
Matt Diamond General 416 159,065 03-15-2024, 08:55 PM
    Thread: Aspyr's upcoming projects
Post: RE: Aspyr's upcoming projects

Wow, what a drama queen. Game doesn't have enough multiplayer servers on Day One, like THAT has never happened before, and this guy acts like it was a personal attack on him and everyone he loved. ...
Matt Diamond General 416 159,065 03-15-2024, 02:12 PM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

Finished a run-through of Cyberpunk (Xbox). What's to say, really. Does the world need my take on it? Probably not. Feel free to skip down.. An amazingly detailed game on Xbox Series X, I found ...
Matt Diamond General 2,526 352,129 03-14-2024, 10:30 PM
    Thread: Free Mac (and occasionally Windows) games
Post: RE: Free Mac (and occasionally Windows) games

Space Crew: Legendary Edition (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1176710/Space_Crew_Legendary_Edition/) for Mac is free on Steam.
Homy General 960 209,917 03-02-2024, 01:05 PM
    Thread: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games
Post: RE: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games

Frigidman Wrote: (02-21-2024, 02:05 PM) -- Matt Diamond Wrote: (02-21-2024, 11:15 AM) -- World of Goo 2 releases for Mac, Windows, Linux, and Switch on May 23, 2024. https://worldofgoo2.com/ (Epic ...
Cougar General 234 13,386 02-21-2024, 03:20 PM
    Thread: What game demos have you tried lately?!
Post: RE: What game demos have you tried lately?!

Played a bit of the Arco demo, which is live until the end of February: https://store.steampowered.com/app/2366970/Arco/ Overall impression is positive. Pros: The combat requires strategy and quic...
Matt Diamond Windows Gaming 2 437 02-16-2024, 12:06 AM
    Thread: What game demos have you tried lately?!
Post: RE: What game demos have you tried lately?!

Good idea for a thread! A lot of demos expire, unfortunately, but sharing the news can only help. I haven't tried it yet, but Panic (Untitled Goose Game, Firewatch) recently released Mac and Windows ...
Matt Diamond Windows Gaming 2 437 02-13-2024, 09:47 AM
    Thread: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games
Post: RE: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games

Frickin parent companies, venture capital funds, and anyone else who invests in things that they don't personally love or even understand. They'll throw away a lifetime of creative work "to keep inves...
Matt Diamond General 234 13,386 01-30-2024, 11:47 AM
    Thread: macOS Sonoma 14.2+ mouse clicks and keys broken in Unity games
Post: RE: macOS Sonoma 14.2+ mouse clicks and keys broke...

Not only in Unity games, cursors get stuck and mouse tracking is often broken in the whole system.
galad Mac OS Related 3 362 01-27-2024, 07:28 AM
    Thread: Free Mac (and occasionally Windows) games
Post: RE: Free Mac (and occasionally Windows) games

Frigidman Wrote: (01-25-2024, 08:51 PM) -- Ugh. I was excited to see [Infinifactory] coming, so I nabbed it, tried it... uhh ... uninstalled it. WOW what a terrible game lol! -- Such a tantalizing ...
Matt Diamond General 960 209,917 01-26-2024, 01:01 PM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

Sneaky Snake Wrote: (01-12-2024, 02:57 PM) -- Recently bought an M1 Pro 14" MBP and pleasantly surprised with how well it runs Baldur's Gate 3. Can stroll around the city in Act 3 while maintaining a...
Atticus General 2,526 352,129 01-12-2024, 05:56 PM
    Thread: Free Mac (and occasionally Windows) games
Post: RE: Free Mac (and occasionally Windows) games

Saints Row (https://store.epicgames.com/en-US/p/saints-row) for Win is free on Epic.
Homy General 960 209,917 12-30-2023, 03:38 PM
    Thread: Riven getting a remake
Post: RE: Riven getting a remake

Great article in Game Informer about the remake, with some new screenshots: https://gameinformer.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=10122&i=810557&p=36&ver=html5 The Steam page is also up: https...
Cougar Mac Adventure, RPG & MMOs 6 705 12-19-2023, 09:12 PM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

Some of the games I played lately: - A Short Hike: short, chill and charming adventure game. Collectibles are annoying (as usual), but there aren't that many. Available for Mac. - Quake Champions:...
Camper-Hunter General 2,526 352,129 12-11-2023, 04:10 AM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

The Frostpunk ending was still bothering me so I reinstalled it and replayed the last "act" again. I pretty much stomped it this time, saved a LOT more people, had plenty of food and coal on hand. ...
Matt Diamond General 2,526 352,129 12-10-2023, 12:05 PM
    Thread: Steam to drop 10.14 and earlier Feb 15th 2024
Post: RE: Steam to drop 10.14 and earlier Feb 15th 2024

From the article: Quote: -- We expect the Steam client and games on these older operating systems to continue running for some time. After February 15th, 2024, we will no longer support macOS 10.1...
Matt Diamond Mac OS Related 4 376 12-04-2023, 01:04 PM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

Finished Dishonored 2 (Xbox). Awesome game. I started to play New Game+ for a while, the plan being to go all-out chaos this time (and try new powers) but my heart wasn't in it so I found myself sneak...
Matt Diamond General 2,526 352,129 11-20-2023, 04:47 PM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

Cougar Wrote: (09-20-2023, 12:05 PM) -- UmarOMC1 Wrote: (09-20-2023, 10:36 AM) -- Just finished The Last of Us: Part 1 remake on PC. I'd never finished it on PS3—the load times after dying so often ...
UmarOMC1 General 2,526 352,129 09-22-2023, 02:58 PM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

Just started Starfield on my new PC build and I think it'll take me at least three years to finish. Big game.
Atticus General 2,526 352,129 09-20-2023, 12:40 PM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

Finished Opus Magnum (main quest). Decided not to do any optional challenges at this time. Replayed several levels of Titanfall 2 (xbox) to get to the level I missed last time: Effect & Cause (reco...
Matt Diamond General 2,526 352,129 09-18-2023, 10:42 PM
    Thread: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games
Post: RE: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games

Matt Diamond Wrote: (09-12-2023, 10:51 PM) -- Frigidman Wrote: (09-12-2023, 08:53 PM) -- I cant imagine playing any of those games on a dang phone lol. -- Exactly. To announce it just for iPhone 1...
Cougar General 234 13,386 09-13-2023, 12:27 PM
    Thread: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games
Post: RE: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games

Steam suggests that Len's Island (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1335830/Lens_Island/) is like Valheim and it does indeed remind me of Valheim but this one has a Mac port. It's an early access gam...
Homy General 234 13,386 09-11-2023, 11:09 AM
    Thread: What games are people playing these days!?
Post: RE: What games are people playing these days!?

You're not up to date Frigidman. ;) Gone are the days of slow IPS panels. TN has mostly disappeared, even in gaming monitors: good riddance! So the choice is now reduced to IPS or VA panels, with OLED...
Camper-Hunter General 2,526 352,129 09-10-2023, 03:49 AM
    Thread: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games
Post: RE: Gaming news: New or upcoming Mac games

If you miss playing Portal this could be something for you. It's a DLC coming to Mac Sep 7. The base game Escape Sim (https://store.steampowered.com/app/2000170/Escape_Simulator_Portal_Escape_Chamber/...
Homy General 234 13,386 08-26-2023, 02:48 PM