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Holiday Time Waster?

If you’ve got some mindless game recommendation for the holidays, have at them. Open thread. I downloaded the Factorio demo, wasn’t impressed. On the hunt…

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Written by taogaming

December 22, 2016 at 7:06 pm

Posted in Open Thread

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  1. Video games? Realm of the Mad God, on Steam.

    ekted

    December 22, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    • Video game or other. I’ll look into it

      Update
      — Eh. Could be interesting, but not for me.

      taogaming

      December 23, 2016 at 7:20 pm

  2. Desktop Dungeons
    Kerbal Space Program
    http://slither.io – MMO snake game

    Mark Delano

    December 22, 2016 at 11:10 pm

    • Tried Kerbal a while ago … I’ll check out the others.

      taogaming

      December 23, 2016 at 7:21 pm

      • I don’t know how long ago you tried it, but it’s been significantly improved with moons, planets, missions, budgets, science missions, communication, airplanes. If the base gameplay didn’t appeal though I wouldn’t bother.

        Mark Delano

        December 24, 2016 at 11:50 am

      • It’s been 2+ years, I think.

        taogaming

        December 24, 2016 at 3:46 pm

  3. 12 Days is a fun holiday-themed set collection card game. Check out Tom Vasel’s review

    boris

    December 23, 2016 at 5:41 am

  4. You haven’t really played Factorio until you’ve got a production line making Science Pack 2 and feeding your labs. If you’ve gotten that far and are still unimpressed, well, you’ve given it a fair shake.

    Robert Rossney

    December 23, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    • Hm. OK, I did abandon it pretty fast. May try a second time.

      taogaming

      December 23, 2016 at 7:19 pm

      • Well, I finished the free demo. It’s possible.

        Update — 24 hours later, curse you. The science stuff was good, now I’ve got to figure out Petroleum.

        taogaming

        December 24, 2016 at 4:17 pm

  5. […] my comment to R.R. indicates, I’ve been playing Factorio as my timewaster. It really does start to get obsessive […]

    Factorio | The Tao of Gaming

    December 27, 2016 at 11:18 am


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