Gallerypost | 2024.02.13

Stray game street

I have a small web post and a SCOTUS post on deck, but for now, games.
Remnant II

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Mine and J's first major Remnant II dungeon was the Beatic Palace. We were admiring the Bloodborne aesthetic when we ran into a bit of a confusing puzzle and/or dead end. After some internet searching it occurred to us that we'd come upon a not-uncommon glitch where a critical NPC simply does not spawn. And you can't leave dungeons. You just start over. The whole campaign.

Remnant 2 tentacle boss Remnant 2 Vault of the Formless sentinel-like robot puple beam Remnant 2 Vault of the Formless tentacle boss
Remnant 2 Eon Vault door Remnant 2 Custodians Eye boss

Since we'd only just begun, ragequitting didn't seem entirely called for. Happily, Remnant has been fun and largely glitch-free ever since. Probably the most notable thing has been that the boss battles are sometimes traditional (big guy, lots of hp, sequences) and sometimes a neat sequence like a train of death or mad rush through a Matrixy husk library with giant mechanical tentacles.

Stray game alley Stray game Antvillage intro Stray game B-12 memory prior life Stray game Doc 1 21 gigowatts
Stray game B-12 trapped lasers Stray game nightclub Stray game tv screens Clementine
Stray game Seamus streets Stray game Momo sewer Stray game sneaking factory Stray game Sojiro screwdriver in the knee

Stray has remained the scenic and tight (gameplay-wise) experience it started as. Dani still loves playing it.
Baldur's Gate 3

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Baldurs Gate 3 BG3 fair Dribbles killing clowns Baldurs Gate 3 BG3 dragonborn armorer Baldurs Gate 3 BG3 cursed ship
Baldurs Gate 3 BG3 waterfall vision romance Baldurs Gate 3 BG3 illithid at brothel tentacles Baldurs Gate 3 BG3 illithid at brothel Baldurs Gate 3 BG3 Inspector Valeria flying elephant guy

I didn't get any BG3 in over xmas or after :'(
Gunfire Reborn

Gunfire Reborn Anxi Desert

Me and J got a fun session in with Little J. Also the devs added an ascension mode with a bunch of cool new ways to spend spirit thingies and create synergistic builds.
Slay the Spire

Slay the Spire Silent Ascension 10 clear Slay the Spire Defect orbs Heart Slay the Spire Ironclad strength build Heavy Blade heart

Speaking of Ascension, while I've had some nights where my brain was too fried for BG3 or productive things, I've worked on getting Ironclad, Defect, and Watcher up to Ascension 10.
Ticket to Ride Legacy

Ticket to Ride Legacy Atlantic puncher

The gaming crew started Ticket to Ride Legacy. The major mechanics so far:

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Time warp

Escaping the spire with Ironclad, Defect, and Watcher.

For the eyes

The first hour of Remnant II and the end of Act II of BG3.

The underworld

Is Stray good game for a two year old to copilot? Also Payday 3, Baldur's Gate 3, and Fallout 76.

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