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It's question time once again, time to tell the world what you've been playing and let us know if it's worth getting.

I've actually been really enjoying Sid Meier's Civilization VI with the new expansion, it's far more addictive than I originally thought. While I previously got bored with it after a few rounds, that's no longer the case.

The disasters system with climate change adds so much to the game to seriously make it that much more interesting. Soon my English army shall take over what's left of the world…

In regards to the performance of the port (which isn't great in the later game), Aspyr Media did say this on Reddit:

The answer is actually not technical, but simply bandwidth. Frankly, it was a valentines miracle to get Linux out along-side Windows in a playable state that we were happy with AND cross platform. There will be time for optimizations once the dust settles, and we will continue to optimize for as long as we work on the product. For Civ V, that was years.

As for other games, I still can't pull myself away from Rocket League. Now that I have a few hundred hours in it, the amount of tricks I can pull off is increasing all the time, once you get to grips with some aerial maneuvers the game certainly opens up a bit.

Another shout out to Streets of Rogue, still one of my absolute favourite indie games. The amount of time I'be put into this is nuts. Probably one of the funniest games I've ever played with friends. Absolutely check it out if you haven't and do have a look at our video of it!

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stretch611 17 Feb, 2019
Quoting: AnanaceWith Factorio you sit down to do one thing, only to then realize that suddenly four hours have passed.
Dirt Rally doesn't rob you of the time comprehension as much, you really feel every second when you're busy wrestling your car around the track.
Ahh, Factorio... probably my favorite... I can't wait, about a week and a half until 0.17 is released.
Spyker 17 Feb, 2019
Actually, I'm playing Prey (2017) through Proton, and it's a fantastic game.
The gameplay, the level design, the story, it has everything.
To me, it's the best solo story-driven FPS I've played since Bioshock Infinite.
scaine 17 Feb, 2019
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Quoting: SpykerActually, I'm playing Prey (2017) through Proton, and it's a fantastic game.
The gameplay, the level design, the story, it has everything.
To me, it's the best solo story-driven FPS I've played since Bioshock Infinite.

I'd love to buy/play that, but it's still got Denuvo on it and there's a DRM line I don't cross.

I've been playing Dying Light on Steam Play - performance is indeed off the charts compared to the native build, so that's like a whole new game. It's superb.

I've also been playing a HUUUGE amount of 7 Days to Die. I'm level 45 and they're throwing the ferals at me with some regularity now. Luckily, I have my shotgun for those moments of sheer panic!

Otherwise, I played a bit of Guns of Icarus. Great game, just needs more players. You need to be patient in the lobby, sadly.

And I've been playing an hour or so of Overwatch most evenings, with GOLs Buenaventura. Fair to say we're both addicted to that game.
Chronarius 18 Feb, 2019
I played a few games from Blizzard:

World of Warcraft on offical servers. Left the game with Cataclysm, and gave it another try, after what happened to Teldrassil. But this game is so broken and casualized meanwhile, that is no fun to play.

Overwatch which I got with Humble Monthly Bundle. Cool graphics, but booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooring!

Warcraft III and Starcraft I Yes, this games rocks after all these years :D

Evoland as Legendary Edition. Finally Evoland II on Linux.

Besides that some good old games (no, not from GOG) on my Retro-RasPi :)
Ananace 18 Feb, 2019
Quoting: stretch611
Quoting: AnanaceWith Factorio you sit down to do one thing, only to then realize that suddenly four hours have passed.
Dirt Rally doesn't rob you of the time comprehension as much, you really feel every second when you're busy wrestling your car around the track.
Ahh, Factorio... probably my favorite... I can't wait, about a week and a half until 0.17 is released.

The Factory. Must. Grow.

And yeah, with 0.17 looming too I should've probably done this latest factory as a modded run before doing a vanilla 0.17 one.
rcgamer 18 Feb, 2019
I played and finished Uncharted 2 through Playstation Now.
Grabby 18 Feb, 2019
I grabbed the Batman Arkham trilogy on Steam because it was absurdly discounted. Almost done with Arkham Asylum, really liking it so far. It runs good on Proton after a few protontricks (well, as good as a D3D9 game can run on Linux anyways).

Also just finished Life Is Strange (the first one). That ending man...
Expalphalog 18 Feb, 2019
Chroma Squad.

I was a little iffy about it at first - I tend to dislike Japanese pop culture (my tolerance for 'wierd for no reason' is really low), I was just getting too old for Power Rangers when they first hit so I only watched like the first season of the first series, and I am not a fan of games going for the retro console aesthetic unless there's a good reason for it. But I love turn-based combat and it kept piling up good reviews so I am finally getting around to it. And I frickin love it.
dweezil-n0xad 18 Feb, 2019
FoxTail: finished the 2nd Chapter of this beautiful point and click adventure. I look forward to the next chapters!

Oxygen Not Included: I built a new base in the QoL upgrade Mk2 testing beta, I love the new art paintings and printing pod changes.

Forge of Empires: I continue to build my city in this browser-based game.
Orkultus 18 Feb, 2019
Shroud of the avatar!
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