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Gaming in your EDC?

Discussion in 'Electronic Devices' started by Thesteve_global, Jun 27, 2015.

  1. folly-17

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    My old gameboy color from when I was a kid. Poke'mon yellow :)

    I'm interested in maybe getting a PS Vita. I briefly had a PSP but had to sell it.
     
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  2. Rizzle O

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    Gotta game boy advanced emulator on my phone and advanced wars.. best game ever.
     
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  3. BarneyG

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    I find my phone runs out of battery if I game on it too much and it is very solitary.

    For family games and those who like the dice I got a few dice games from Steve Jackson Games - Zombie Dice, Cthulhu Dice and Chupacabra.

    [​IMG]

    The brain tokens were 3d printed to make the scoring more fun :)
     
  4. thburns

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    I haven't played a game on my phone in a long time, looked just now after reading this thread and all I have is Goat Simuator :bounce:
     
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    I'd love to have some brain tokens. They'd go a long way. I'm in psychiatry. ;)
     
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    What's the battery life on those things? As I recall, they didn't last very long.
     
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    Oh i have spare batteries but no, you cannot play a 9-hour-flight-gaming-marathon on one of those unless your plane has a way to charge your device up on the go. Depending on how good of a replacement battery you can get (original ones will be pretty much guaranteed shot by now) you're lookin at three hours at least without too much issue. Good battery and properly tuned device can last you up to double that amount.
     
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  8. RoisonDubh

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    I carry Love Letter, Sushi Go, Coup, and Council of Verona in my EDC bag. All fun easy to play and teach card games.
     
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    You're not the only one ... I'd love some more brains.


    they are well tasty !
     
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    i keep my ps vita in my edc bag. i only have one game for it. i haven't finished it yet as i only play if i'm going to be somewhere waiting for a while.
     
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    I always carry my 3DS XL/Vita (like you), a kindle, and 6 dice to entertain myself. Sometimes I bring a deck of cards or two when visiting other people (for drinking games with friends, just regular fun with relatives, or a quick game of speed with my girlfriend.) But I also always have my Tom Bihn Synapse 19 with me so it's not a burden.

    Edit* Oh I forgot to mention my phone, which also has games of course.
     
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  12. Thesteve_global

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    Gotta rack up them streetpasses :)
     
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    I had a GBA/GBC emulator on my iPhone 6+ but then it seems like all the rom sites got shut down... no more pokemon at work for me....
     
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    I find most phone games are too shallow to hold my attention for long. Or I don't like the control scheme. I bought a Vita, but between the batter life, the insistence of the games to use gimmicky controls and the horrible control support for PSOne games I've not played it much. I've kicked around the idea of getting a DS, but I don't really know anyone that has one and I'm not sure I want to potentially waste more money like with the Vita.
     
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    I play my DS considerably more than my Vita. With games like Ocarina of Time, Smash Bros, and Pokemon, it's hard for the Vita to compete.
     
  16. T Shrapnel-Carruthers

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    Yup, I'm a gamer.

    iPhone: Carcassonne mostly
    iPad: Freecell, Letterpress or Sudoku / usually one of them for a month or two then rotate on

    Have tried a few wargames on iPad: AcePatrol, PanzerCorps but depth of play falls short against full-size computer
     
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    I prefer analog social games with dice and cards, usually with a little $$ thrown in to spice it up. I also like using electronic devices as portable game boards (chess/backgammon), and even as portable pool/ping pong tables... but I generally have to be playing another person (not online).
     
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    I'm another to rely on my iphone. I usually stick to simple games like solitaire, chess etc. Something that is easy to pick and put down.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Preordered GPD WIN @indiegogo
    Awesome x86 gaming station!
     
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    Nintendo DS here. It's a great system. Thinking of making my old Gameboy my EDC one day, that will make for some good retro gaming times!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
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