Been a bit scattered with my gaming. I mean, more so even than is typical.
The free update for XCOM 2 has gotten me starting yet another campaign, which I will also no doubt not finish. It’s always a real pleasure, though. I’ve modded in the Long War 2 classes, which splits up some of the existing classes, adds a couple of new ones, and gives every class some extra perks to select from. I love the variety, although between that and the War of the Chosen faction classes there might actually be too many now. I’m reminded of how darn good that game ended up. Missions keep generating dramatic moments and tough situations, but I always feel like I have the tools to creatively overcome them.
I’m back on Destiny 2, since they included the previous DLCs in Forsaken. I played through the campaign and the smaller story Adventures back on release, and felt perfectly satisfied. I’l never be grinding for gear for hours, since I’m not going to be raiding anyway. Still, it’s nice to be back; it’s some good shootin’. I’ve played through the Curse of Osiris stuff, which is a bit rubbish (although the shootin’ is still good), and I need to gear up a bit before tackling Warmind, so I’m poking round some familiar spots and doing whatever, which is perfectly fine.
I’d like to try out Gambit, but I’m concerned that any sort of PvP will require me to use the mouse, and I really prefer a controller. I remember Crucible stuff being… well, not a good time at all.
I tried Sword of the Stars: The Pit, because I’m fond of roguelikes and that universe. I played as a Marine, who seemed to doing OK, but then I ran out of ammo for both guns, and my knife broke. The monsters were not impressed by my punching. An authentic roguelike experience, I guess. Perhaps I should have invested in some psionics to remove my dependence on material concerns.
Immortal Redneck is a fun roguelite shooter. Movement and firing feel pretty good, so the game is fun. Not convinced by the redneck main character, but some of the lines made me smile. Good guns. Nice minigun especially.