Your last purchase?

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  1. StickyFinga

    StickyFinga #HORUS

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    This time, they released a demo _before_ the game is out. Demo runs well, so I've pre-ordered the game.

    One more week. Can't wait.
     
  2. Aztlan

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    Tell the truth, you were going to pre-order the game anyway :p
     
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    It would've been hard to resists, but Forza Horizon 3 had major bugs that took very long to fix.

    If the demo wouldn't run well, I would've thought twice about buying the game.
     
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    I know, I can always see the usage of all my cores on my second screen. I know that they had to make
    changes/optimize multithreading for Forza Horizon 3 and that it took them half a year to do so, but as
    I said, the demo runs fine for me. I can see how this can cause issues for other users though.

    We'll see if they decide to look into it.
     
  6. Aztlan

    Aztlan Ocelotl Yolotl

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    My latest purchase, this poster

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    impulse buy :facepalm:
    I blame Bastard :D
     
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    Awesome, welcome to the poster/canvas squad!


    18 months ago I bought the Xbox/Windows Elite Controller. I've been using it as my main gaming
    controller, but today I noticed that some of the grippy rubber has come loose and it's getting worse:

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    Fortunately, I still have all the accessories, so I messaged Amazon about the warranty. It's Sunday,
    yet, after only 2 hours I received a reply saying they're sending me a new one if I send the damaged
    one back to them within 30 days.

    It's not the first time Amazon replaced one of my purchases straight up, but it's always nice to see.
     
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    I guess you were holding the controller too tight when playing Forza :p :lol:
     
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    You're joking, but I think that was actually the cause.

    Having to press and hold down the triggers with varying intensities in Forza
    means you have to have a firm grip on the controller, so it doesn't just fall out
    of your hands. I was just disappointed that it didn't last at least 2 years. It's
    called an Elite controller after all.

    The new one arrived yesterday and I sent back the faulty one. Gotta love Amazon.
     
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    Is nice that Europe has consumer protection laws. Here in the states, the controller only has 90 day warranty

    There are countless of complains about it online
     
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    90 days?! 3 months?! You buy an expensive item and it's only guaranteed to last 3 months? That's fucked up.
     
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    Yep, and if it breaks outside the warranty period, Microsoft will charge half the cost of a new unit to repair it
     
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    That's very unfortunate. I hope things will change at some point.


    The year is almost over but there's still a ton of games that were either just released or are about to come out.
    With my Shadow Of Mordollars money I went and bought Destiny 2. It'll hopefully be our next big multiplayer
    game. I'm looking forward to shooting some aliens with Stig and bastard.

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    I've also bought 2 indie games recently. Ruiner is a steampunk and heavily stylized twin stick shooter. I tried
    getting through it on the highest difficulty but I'm stuck, so I'll probably lower it and finish it sometime soon.

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    The other one is a turn-based RPG. It was fun during the first 20 hours, but as I progressed, it felt like the
    balancing became off. It's a very, very hard game. I'll either wait for a patch or just grab a trainer and finish
    by cheating to get some of the fun back.

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    The 2 indie games looks very interesting
    I'll keep an eye on Steam sales for those two.
     
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    We meet again, Assassin's Creed. It was either this or Wolfenstein, and Wolfenstein lost because
    of this god damn geo block bullshit. Don't get me wrong, the game is getting absolutely fantastic
    scores and high praise from every online person I respect and I'm sure it'll be the best FPS again
    this year, but I'm done jumping through hoops to get the game I want to play and not some damn
    sabotaged version of it that doesn't even have English audio.

    So I've decided that this will be the last game I'm buying this year. Destiny 2 will take care of our
    co-op sessions, Assassin's Creed will be my single player game for when we can't get the group
    together, and Forza will be something in between that.

    The rest of the time will be taken up by all the damn TV shows. Stranger Things just came out,
    and knowing the Internet, it's probably best to at least somewhat binge watch this on top of the
    weekly stuff I'm watching.

    Once I'm done with most of this stuff, I'll just grab Wolfenstein from somewhere if they haven't
    given me the ability to legally download it by removing the geo lock. They've done that before,
    but it usually takes them a couple of months.

    Rant over.
     
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    Yeah, I have been hearing good things about Wolfenstein but also games sites are just spoiling the beginning :mad:
     
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    I needed new hair clippers, Moser Li+ Pro

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    https://www.bequiet.com/en/case/1186

    Not planning on building any system with this case at the moment, but since is a limited run model and the best looking one out there, I had to buy it.

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