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      D1P 2017 Charity Campaign for The Life You Can Save: $1,615 (as of June 4, 2017)   12/12/2016

      I've decided to extend our charity campaign for The Life You Can Save organizations for the entirety of 2017 so feel free to contribute at any time!  Periodically through the year, I'll have game giveaways for those who have donated to the campaign as a "thank you" for supporting this worthy endeavor!

      D1Pcast Episode 28: The 2017 E3 Review Show (Recording June 23 - share your E3 impressions!)   06/01/2017

      Now that E3 2017 has concluded, the D1Pcast crew will be recording its impressions of the show on Friday June 23 at around 6:30pm Eastern time.  Like we did for the preview show, we'll run through each conference and give our thoughts on the good, bad, and the wonderfully inexplicable (Devolver Digital - I'm looking at you!).   We're very much interested in hearing your thoughts and impressions about this past E3, so feel free to share them in this thread.  Or -- even better! -- if you'd like to join us for this episode, we'd love to have you on the show!  The more, the merrier as we put a capstone on our E3 2017 coverage!  

      E3 2017 is upon us!   06/07/2017

      The annual celebration of all things video gaming is upon us, so let us share in the revelry and post the news, videos, interviews, and discussion topics in our dedicated E3 2017 board here:   http://www.dayonepatch.com/index.php?/forum/122-e3-2017/   Also, feel free to join our Discord server for live text and voice chat of the various conferences - here's an invite that (theoretically) should not expire:   https://discord.gg/chqTQ2F   Let's all have a magnificent E3!


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  1. Very curious to see the shape of this game. I do think the franchise is in desperate need of a new direction, but I'm not sure that full-on "Skyrim Zelda" would be the way to go. If they're going the open world route, I hope they at least keep a somewhat traditional narrative (slash dungeon) structure moving through it. As far as Nintendo as a whole goes... man, who knows. Like, with the way they're casting off the Wii U, they better be fucking sure that the NX is going to be a hit.
  2. Overwatch? Overwatch! Overwatch is a neat thing. ...aside from duplicate items from loot crates, Overwatch is a neat thing.
  3. Wake me when it's time.
  4. I love that this show leaves the fate of no less than four characters up in the air and comes back without saying what happens to any of them. (Clearly previews have given it away, but still.)
  5. At the time it my pick would have been Max Payne, but in retrospect it's easily MGS2.
  6. Yep, Telltale's catalog is great for this. TWD and TWAU are both great, and the recent first episodes of Tales from the Borderlands and Game of Thrones are also solid (the former moreso than the latter, but both are just getting started).
  7. The only real use I'd enjoy it for is as a cursor or to pinch/zoom, but every implementation of that so far has been an unresponsive mess.
  8. Oh yeah, the trademark Telltale Jank is definitely still around in GOT (and Borderlands). I accept it at this point, they don't seem to have advanced at all tech-wise since Tales of Monkey Island, but the frustrating thing about the jank in GOT is that they very clearly spent a lot more time on the movement and animations of the show characters instead of focusing on the game's actual protagonists.
  9. Very cool. I assume they're picking up the "80% complete" Lucasarts remake project that was axed a couple years ago.
  10. Finished the first episode last night. It's... alright. Definitely leaning towards the "tour of people and places you know from the show" side of things, which is pretty much what I was worried about. House Forrester itself is fairly compelling - if a carbon copy of the Starks - but TTG doesn't yet feel that they're compelling enough to stand alone. (Or maybe HBO doesn't. Weird situation. It's like if Walking Dead was licensed with the show and not the comic.)
  11. I'm definitely on board for the community created stuff as well so I know I'll ultimately get my money's worth, but yeah, it's really disappointing that the "authored" stuff is so short. It's really really good, though (which just makes it more disappointing that there isn't more of it ).
  12. PS4 - LittleBigPlanet 3 PSV - Project Diva f 2nd Guess I might fit in a little Ass Unity or Calladoodie as well. Or actually BF4 on PC, I keep forgetting the final expansion dropped.
  13. Credits rolling on the campaign... holy shit was it short. Yes, what's there is the best in the series so far, but I can't imagine this took any more than 4 hours to complete, if that. Kind of pissed off right now.
  14. Having played games on PC and pretty much every platform since the 90s both have happened countless times (though I suppose Telltale's catalog has been the most consistently awful through the years when it comes to save corruption), but the most memorable time was Sonic Adventure 2. I spent a lot of time finishing the game, getting the special stage and everything, and spent a ton of time with the Chao garden... and one day while playing I simply dropped the controller - while the game was saving - and it hit the ground at such an angle that the VMU just shot right the hell out of its slot, destroying the savegame in one fell swoop. I wasn't a happy camper. Not the best design for a memory card.