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Fable is the patrician RPG choice for any true marxist
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So if I'm playing a game of chess with someone and they've placed my king in check and I flip the board over and say that I won, is chess now a better game?


>black & white morals
Smelling some spooks over here.


hockey is a billion times more popular than chess and has awesome fistfights so I think the free market supports me on this one

heh king me fag


Anything, could you for example marry a dragon?

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Comrades, it's that time again: Lenin is young and October lies ahead!
Time for a Crisis in the Kremlin game thread like in the good old days. We'll be playing on 'Realism' difficulty and starting at the earliest bookmark, 1985!

And so comrades, take your seats as members of the Central Committee of the CPSU, take up flags, or namefag if you like, for some degree of recognisability when tallying votes and take up the burden of the collective leadership as it is time for you to elect our new General Secretary following the unfortunate passing of Comrade Chernenko.

Your candidates are as follows:
-The young protege of Andropov and stalwart, Comrade Grigory Romanov
-The young up and coming reformist, Comrade Gorbachev
-The trusted Brezhnevite centrist, Comrade Grishin
-The party grandee and diplomatic excellency, Comrade Gromyko
-or perhaps the a previously unknown black horse from the party rank will secure the Central Committee's confidence?

Comrades of the Central Committee, the future of the Party, the Union, the Socialist Camp and the Human Race itself is in your hands!
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Peace with the US, the space race is retarded and a waste of money.


Peace with the US, we'll need those rubles for OGAS.


Make peace with the US.


the spece race grows into armed conflict!


>Just play Suzerain instead like you say
Well that was a let down. Very easy game, If I had known about needing to pay for Serge's kids education to avoid getting assassinated I would've won in my first playthrough as a commime. Pretty easy to say the last and the story is meh, which is a bit lame for a pick-your-own-adventure game.

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Anyone else play CRPGs because they don't have any IRL friends to play tabletop with?


A vague bullshit genre identifier if there ever was one.


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/v/ brain.

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I really liked The Green Knight. What are some video games that have a similar trippy dark fantasy vibe
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Fuck I was going to say that one, but I haven't watched The Green Knight so I don't really know how similar they are.


I didn't get it. I was confused for like 50% of the movie.


Where the hell do you watch this? Is it some sort of limited screening before repease situation? Because rarbg has nothing and local cinemas say it will be releaded on the 20th.



It's playing in every other theater here in NYC


How? I mean it's trippy but the plot is pretty straightforward, everything he runs into is a typical medieval test of character. That's one of the reasons I liked the movie so much is it leaned in to all the weirdness that fills Arthuriana



That's actually a pretty good example, I didn't think of that

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Anyone else play CRPGs because they don't have any IRL friends to play tabletop with?
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>Anyone else play CRPGs because they don't have any IRL friends to play tabletop with?
That's how I started out, but eventually I made friends with other people who also played cRPGs so we ended up trying out tabletop stuff too. I soon found out that it's a different beast entirely, with it's own pros (absolute freedom of choice, you're having fun with friends, makes you work your creative muscles) and cons (unless your GM is a savant, the story/characters can't really compare to something like PS:T or VTM:B).
Don't feel bad about playing cRPGs OP, as long as they're good ones. I'd much rather spend an afternoon playing decent vidya than being in the same room with grog autists who take all the fun out of tabletop roleplaying.


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imma be honest wit u guiz i just liek sea-ing cute characters doing cute stuff in RPGs :D


What game is this?


Baldur's Gate 3, currently in Early Access.


>unless your GM is a savant, the story/characters can't really compare to something like PS:T or VTM:B
That's your problem right there. The creativity should be collective, if only GM is in charge of your story and worldbuilding then all you get is either railroading or boring slog of sameness. Often both.

In my experience players aren't really trained to actually contribute anything to the story and instead trained by shitty GMs to just react. This is one of the reason why i dropped trpg, after experiencing the best, they ordinary was conpletely unacceptable.

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Anyone that plays twilight struggle here?
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Kinda, but more complicated and with events and things (and no furries sadly)


Here's a few tips to play the soviet side:
>As an opening 4 influence into East Germany, 4 into Poland and 1 into Yugoslavia (mainly to threaten entering into Italy).
<Try to always coup on the first Action round to keep the defcon at two and prevent the US to coup battleground states.
>In general try to prioritize operations over events unless the event is very good.
<In general try not to play your own side asterisk cards (the one who gets removed). You want to keep the deck stacked with your own good cards and force the opponent to play them.
> Same logic also works in the reverse, is often better to eat the bad effect of an US asterisk card and use the operations to mitigate the effect and remove the card from the game and save your space card for a strong recurring event.
< Decolonization and Destanilization are your best cards early game you want to always play them as events and play around them since they are some of your best way to get into africa, america and south-east asia.
> Couping Iran is a good first action round move since it opens the door to Pakistan and India while preventing the US from entering.
< Once you got a foothold in a new region (let's say Fidel let you enter center america) try and spread out, or the US might be able to realign/coup you out of the region and lock you out.


I like how enemy cards get played after you use it for operations - it's a cool idea I intent to appropriate for my own game.

Events and event texts are terrible, though. Heck, 5-year plan is America's card which discards one Soviet card at random (and if discarded card is America's, it gets played) - meaning that developers think that 5-year plan was a NEGATIVE for Soviet economy, hence it's American card.


Even if 5-year plan is a technically a US card is actually one of the best card you can get as the USSR. It's one of the very few cards (maybe the only? I can't recall now) that can allow you to discard a score card, you just keep it until the last operation round. (AND you also get the operations if that wasn't strong enough.)


I bloody love Twilight Struggle. Used to play it all the time, not as much nowadays bc of work.
I'd highly encourage newbies to stick with it for a bit until the pieces fall into place. It can be a daunting game when you're starting out, but you soon learn by heart what most of the cards do, and that's when the game becomes so much more fun. If you'd like to watch some high-level matches to pick up strats and stuff, Crow Crowlas on YTube is a pretty chill dude whose commentary is p. good.
Btw, the dudes behind this game made a follow-up called 1989: Dawn of Freedom (yawn). It's an even better game in my view, but sadly doesn't have a digital version so finding people to play with is too damn hard.
Yeah, made by libs unfortunately. Even more hilarious than the 5 Year Plan (actually a god-tier card as >>11667 explained) is De-Stalinisation being one of the USSR's key early game cards that lets you move into South America.

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I am just going to post the best waifu already.




>the /v/ermin coomers are leaking into leftypol

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how do you guys like to play? strats?
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also, the only way to not lose in that situation is to place your nought or cross in the middle square on the first move.


>go for the squares with the lowest amount of neighbors
>not going for the middle
cornerfags everyone


Oh wow, check out this faggot, with his retarded bOaRd CoNtRoL meta, as if that shit hasn't been debunked 1000 times over by pro players at the top level. Your shitty 'tactic' only reliably works on 10 year olds and other scrubs.


>there are pro tic tac toe players


>10 year olds and other scrubs
projecting, huh? just like every other LLLLoser

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i don't enjoy playing vidya anymore like i used to. it feels like you wait for that one decent game every half a decade and then its back to filtering through piles of actual shit worth your time.
single player games feel like vapid clones of each other and just non engaging in general.
multiplayer game communities don't even have that soul in them anymore.

what went wrong? is it the industry taking a dump or is it just me?
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It was a blue-haired sjw devs bad straight male normalfag dev good.



You are just getting old, play the classic retro games you like and let the rest of the industry go to hell.

There is more than enough games from the golden era to keep you happy for a lifetime.


i was going to list like 2 games from 10 years ago

so, no


>There is more than enough games from the golden era to keep you happy for a lifetime.
Honestly there aren't. Unless you're willing to go through genres you have no interest in or endure redundant and mediocre design, you''re going to eventually get to the bottom of the pile that interests you. Mining retro stuff has been my main source of vidya for the better part of the decade and for the first time recently the rabbit holes started becoming dead ends.


You can broaden your horizons, or make your own games, or get a new hobby if you only want to stick to the highest quality games of your favorite genre.
Which one is it by the way?

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Lately I’ve seen a huge influx of good games that try to update the outdated capitalist realist Cyberpunk genre to the current political and economic landscape. Stuff like Disco Elysium is getting more and more recognition they rightfully deserve for depicting the hopeless and bleak death of modern revolution. However they’re still have some semblance of hope like with Ghostrunner having the corporation being destroyed by a revolution in contrast to the sad oppression of the system.

Another great but obscure example is whatever the fuck Cruelty Squad is. It’s fully embraced the boring drug fueled dystopia aesthetic while delivering basically Deus Ex but without the stealth. Compared to the faux shell of a Cyberpunk game 2077 was (full of cyber but nothing about the societal implications of such technologies other than some edgy infantile “message” about “soul”), this game have everything and everyone be miserable using the cyber-enhancements. Space colonization and AI being pipe dreams. Corporations are not knowingly malicious but only apart of the rot of capitalism.
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donkey's videos are funny and enjoyable




Surprised to see this here!
Extremely excited to see where this is going. Don't think I've played a teaser this promising in a long, long time.
Also, damn, that soundtrack.


The random NPCs on the yacht have some great lines.


Still pissed that I have no way to find the samples he used for that soundtrack. Really looking forward to chapter 1 whenever that releases.

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