Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Aaron » Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:04 am

Haruka did it while strafing though and I actually find that a lot easier.
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Steo » Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:34 pm

You can run faster if you don't strafe which makes it easier to avoid projectiles. Only difference is you have to manually target the machine.
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Aaron » Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:54 pm

Steo wrote:
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You can run faster if you don't strafe which makes it easier to avoid projectiles. Only difference is you have to manually target the machine.
Yeah, I know that, I mean, come to think of it, both that method and Haruka's has its own advantage and disadvantage. Your method's advantage is what you said about making it easier to avoid projectiles, and the disadvantage is that you have to manually target the machine which can be a lot harder then using the strafing method. Haruka's method has the advantage of making it easier for you to shoot while strafing, but the disadvantage is that it's harder to avoid projectiles coming towards you, but I still think the strafing method Haruka uses is easier because manually doing it, you have to change your direction to face toward the boss, which requires you to press down certain keys and everything and that can get confusing so I do recommend the other method since you don't have to worry about confusing yourself with the controls since you don't have to press that many keys down.
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Steo » Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:48 pm

I think it's a thing of preference again here, I just prefer running around until I have to fight the enemies that spawn, especially the Hoodstormers.
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by PluMGMK » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:41 pm

Well, I was definitely damaging my hand by holding down Ctrl during that battle, back in the old days. I could feel the strain.

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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by raymanrules77 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:24 pm

PluMGMK wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:41 pm
Well, I was definitely damaging my hand by holding down Ctrl during that battle, back in the old days. I could feel the strain.
I also remember those days :lol:
I have a different keyset now though and I have strafe on my shift key on the left side.
I use the arrow keys to move, Z to jump, X to shoot and C to roll.
D is for grimace and E is look mode so everything is in the same spot which makes it easier for my left hand to reach everything when doing combos.
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Steo » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:42 pm

I played some Splinter Cell the last couple of days using a mouse and keyboard for a change.

- The 8 digital directions thing is annoying.
+ The mouse is so good for aiming while shooting that I think it makes up for the 8 direction thing in a way.
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Fifo » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:56 pm

+ I have an NTSC-U/C import of Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory on PS2 ;)

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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Steo » Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:09 pm

Fifo wrote:
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+ I have an NTSC-U/C import of Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory on PS2 ;)
+ Chaos Theory is awesome. :D
+ I was playing the co-op missions in it with my brother this morning.
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Fifo » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:14 am

+ Got something really cool yesterday. Don’t wanna sound too braggy so I won’t tell you what it is.

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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Steo » Fri May 03, 2019 5:41 am

+ I got a CRT and started playing a lot of retro games.
- I got it over 48 hours ago.
+ I got into the service menu and shifted the screen to the right since it was off centre.
+ That was less than 48 hours ago. :P
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Fifo » Fri May 03, 2019 5:48 am

– I wish I had a CRT monitor for my Windows 98 machine.

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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Steo » Sat May 04, 2019 3:42 am

+ I love having a CRT for my retro consoles. :D
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by The Jonster » Mon May 06, 2019 3:19 am

+ I've started watching some of the older cartoons/TV shows that i watched in the past once again. I've started on Bill Nye and The Magic School Bus.
- Though the constant ads get annoying. Gone are the days where videos were ad-free....
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^ reminds me of mixing up directions and breaking the forum. :lol:

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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Aaron » Mon May 06, 2019 6:01 am

+ Replaying Portal 2 for nostalgia's sake because it is a masterpiece imo. The backstory and the secrets for example make you think and can make for great theories. Also, it's really fun.
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Fifo » Mon May 06, 2019 6:43 am

Fifo wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:14 am
+ Got something really cool yesterday. Don’t wanna sound too braggy so I won’t tell you what it is.
+ It’s an iPhone XS Max!

+ I’m typesetting yet another classic novel in InDesign

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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Steo » Mon May 06, 2019 10:53 pm

+ I've completed Portal 2 and it was amazing. :D
- I don't know what to play now. :mrgreen:
+ More Rayman I guess. :P
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by The Jonster » Tue May 07, 2019 12:41 am

+ More Rayman is always good! :D
+ Congratulations on finishing Portal 2!
- I haven't gotten paid by mom or aunt today, so I'm still broke.
+ So far I've finished 2 seasons of the Magic School Bus and 3 episodes of Bill Nye.
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^ reminds me of mixing up directions and breaking the forum. :lol:

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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Steo » Tue May 07, 2019 10:15 pm

+++ Liverpool beat Barcelona 4-0, coming back from 3-0 down in aggregate and now they're in the final. :D
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Re: Pluses (+) and minuses (−) of this day

Post by Aaron » Wed May 08, 2019 6:00 am

+ Now I own both Portal's and Portal 2's original version from the Portal bundle on Steam. :D
- It says it's installing them and I waited for a while and there was no blue vertical bars like Steam's way of indicating progress.
+ Hopefully I'll be able to fix it today so I can play either Portal or Portal 2. :)
+ I still have high hopes because I've never played Portal 1 before and don't know anything about it and want to replay Portal 2 also for some nostalgia since it's a deadly game. It's truly a masterpiece. :)
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