A Cool Video Game!

Discussion in 'Other Hobbies, Jobs, or Pastime' started by omegaman, Jan 8, 2018.

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  1. omegaman

    omegaman Expert Member

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    I never play videogames or PC games, I mean, I had an atari and a Nintendo and a Sega when I was a kid, and I had a good time with those, but technology left me behind a long time ago on those things.

    I got the kids some of those playstation coupons for xmas though and they downloaded a game called "The Long Dark" that acctually is a descent survival and homesteading simulator. You'r charracter can freeze to death, dehydrate and die, or starve to death. There are no zombies or enemies and you'll have to "walk" through snow for endless times to get somewhere. And the cool part is that the kids have never been so eager to get out in the woods, ever.

    Cool stuff, check it out if you are in to those kinds of things.
  2. OneFoot

    OneFoot Active Member

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    ive been thinking about this game for a few weeks now ive been getting mixed reviews.
  3. Travis.s

    Travis.s Member

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    I've played that game and as a simulation it's pretty good you have to find shelter and food can go bad, if you go wandering out in the snow at night you can get lost easy if you dont pay attention to your surroundings. You even have to craft things needed to survive.
    I found that the mixed ratings are do to lost of kids expecting the fast pace action that gets put in too most games but this is more of a puzzle game challenging you to figure out the best way to survive and see how long you can do it for.
    It's more thought required then the so called war simulators I've seen and am not fond of. You might get kids interested in camping if they play and like the game I know a friend that did just that with his 11yr old son.
  4. TexDanm

    TexDanm Master Survivalist

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    The last video game that I played was on an Atari!!
  5. PrepTrack

    PrepTrack New Member

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    I played The Long Dark back when it was in testing (alpha). Was a little limited and unforgiving. From recent updates it seems to have come a long way. I love survival based games. State of Decay, Project Zomboid, 7 Days to Die, etc. To be honest, I need to start dialing back on that to focus on some other strident stuff.
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