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Gaming Podcast 148: Games I Don’t Like Playing

November 17th, 2009 by Derrick Schommer · 4 Comments

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This weeks gaming podcast covers a few top news stories that inspire tons of discussion, we tackle some user feedback and comments, answers of the week and flashback to Archon: The Light and the Dark. We’re also going to review Netflix for the PlayStation 3 for those thinking of ordering the disc from Netflix. This weeks news includes:

This week’s question of the week: what was the best game you played that after playing it, you thought to yourself, “That was good. I’m never playing it again”?

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  • 1 Jonah FalconNo Gravatar // Nov 18, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    You missed a MAJOR part of Archon. The squares are white or black, and some cycle from light to dark. If you’re playing light, your unit becomes more powerful on light squares, and if you’re playing dark, the reverse is true. The point of the game was to capture all the power squares, most of which were cycling between light and dark.

    Archon was super-addictive, especially against friends. It was there with MULE as a staple for most machines.

    PS. The sorceress isn’t evil, she’s the dark, the night.

  • 2 IvanNo Gravatar // Nov 22, 2009 at 2:43 am

    Lolz i like Chess, me and my friend daniel had games that went for like 3 lunch breaks back @ skw =p

  • 3 eni_No Gravatar // Nov 22, 2009 at 11:40 am

    It’s been a few weeks since I have replied to the QoTW due to moving house and then a change of ISP (finally I’m paying less than £40 a month for 8Mb/s broadband!).
    Over the last two or three days I have downloaded and listened to 5 weeks worth of your podcasts and enjoyed all of them immensely, as per usual.

    On to the question of the week; any, and all, of the Halo games.I have played the original three games but not ODST and the /abomination/ that is Halo Wars (Real Time Strategy should never, I repeat; NEVER be ported to consoles). I have never felt the need to replay any of the Halo games because, apart from the feeling of ‘meh’ that they make you feel after playing, they did something I hate… They released the first game on the PC with a decent port, but then the Halo 2 port to the PC was, and I’m being as kind as I can here, totally diabolical. First of all, you needed Vista… Need I say more?
    Halo 3 was pretty good… But entirely predictable and again left me with a feeling of ‘meh’. I am the only true PC Gamer in a fairly large group of Xbox 360 owners… And they don’t understand my pain! I tried to show them how FPS’s /should/ be played in terms of Multiplayer (i.e. in a 32 player server with some decent admins) but they still do not see the light!
    The only other games that I have played and then decided never to play again are usually games that I just hate, like the new Wolfenstein game (awful awful game) and… Well Mario Galaxy was terrible as well. Other than that I cannot think of anything else!
    Cheers, and peace :)

  • 4 IvanNo Gravatar // Dec 1, 2009 at 12:08 am

    In regaurds to the question of the week.
    i would not want AC2 cuz i preordered the special edition of the game in September. i would want an alienware gaming laptop =]

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