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Atelier Ryza really wants you to walk back and forth for no reason a lot and its really ruining the flow for me. Also the town fast travel is really unhelpful. I just want to craft and spelunk.


Anyone else double dipping (where possible) on their Steam games in EPIC because they prefer the EPIC UI?


Dammit, I was hoping the new Subnautica: Below Zero update would fix the bug where the water doesn't work. But it didn't and I still can't play the game because of it.


Gears 4 was a fun romp. Time for a small break, then to Gears 5!


My googling isn't working, anyone know of a game where you control a swarm of pixels and you try to surround the other colors to convert them to your color. Just colorful pixels on black background with some map obstacles


I have a sealed-in-plastic copy of the original Street Fighter IV. I don't really know why. Maybe I'll keep it fresh and it can be inheritance for my kids.


Dailysketches for the last two of three days, sadly I missed yesterday due to illness and moving house, forgot about drawing doh!. Still that's a 393 day streak of drawing everyday, not too bad! (second one in comments)


Here's a video.


Getting one of my tires checked. Sign outside local tire shop.


My 'Nintendo Mini Classics': Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong Jr., Mario's Cement Factory (Super Mario Maker 2 is just for scale. I think I prefer the two in the middle (in Game & Watch Gallery Advance on Wii U VC).


I've been listening to this non ironically for almost two hours, send help. SUPER SONIC WARRIOR TOOT TOOT SUPER SONIC WARRIOR


My psychiatrist recommended I walked 1 to 1.5 miles a day to help lose weight and keep my morale up (amongst other things). One week in and I'm doing good! But, as far as eating healthier? No wonder I got so fat! This "medium" fruit cup is 4 dollarydoos!




I love these chinese cartoons.


Yup. RDR2 is still the prettiest game ever made.


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