Civ VI: Brazil Win

So this actually happened back in August but I still remember this one fondly. I tried out one of the ‘true start location’ maps and selected Brazil. I may have slightly stacked the deck in my favor on this one by manually selecting a bunch of other non-America civilizations so by the time I was discovered I’d already fully settled both South and North America.

I hadn’t really done much infrastructure wise, but boy did I settle all over the place. I think this one was ultimately won with culture, but I’m not positive at this point.

-FF

PC: Champing Up

I don’t really see myself posting many achievements from the Jackbox game “Champ’d Up” but I thought I’d mention it at least once because the family enjoys gathering around the computer, drawing to the prompts, and then seeing who trounces who.

Hint: Newbie and Little Miss have an artistic advantage.

-FF

Stardew Bragging Rights

It looks like back on the July 4th weekend Little Miss and I had an epic Stardew run. This screenshot says it was taken the morning of July 4 at 2AM.

Only 5.7% of players have gotten the 10 million achievement!

That’s what we’ve been doing too on our Stardew sessions at this point: achievement hunting. It’s weird how we started out, because as I’ve mentioned before the farm’s name is “Joja Farm” because we expected that we were just going for that achievement and then we’d start over but then we realized we could fluff the save file a little, back it up, and once we got the achievement, roll back to that old save file to continue forward without Jojamart.

As I’m scheduling this we’re entering year 5 and are working on the achievements for shipping everything and cooking everything. We almost have all the recipies for cooking and we already have all the supplies ready.

-FF

Achievement Day

I’m not really sure how I managed to trigger three achievements in the same day, but I took a screenshot of all three so I may as well throw them all in one post.

I mean, the most important one would be getting the Stardew one here:

This would be from the Snow and my game with Penny. 🙂

The other two, I mean, are just tutorial achievements from the digital Lords of Waterdeep I think:

-FF

Stardew Chefs

We’re achievement hunting pretty hard on this farm. We got the Joja unlock achievement and through year 3 we gathered all the things we’d need to use to cook every recipe. Oddly we haven’t unlocked every recipe yet, but at least as the year came to a close we’d managed to get these two, plus be ready for the others.

-FF

Five Games, Five Generations

So before I get started, where the crap have I been? Well, after that last post on 11/16/18 I ran out of pictures and time to post anything more. The joys of helping run a family during the holidays. It’s been a rough couple of months.

I mean, it’s taking me almost a month to get to looking at this tweet we’ll get to into a moment.

Now, if you don’t follow this guy’s blog about gaming yet, I’d highly recommend heading his way. You can find him over at Adventure Rules.

So this challenge was to pull five games from five different generations (and challenge five people, which I’ll leave alone).

A tweet wouldn’t do my response justice, hence why I’m here.

You want generations of gaming? I’ve got generations of gaming.

Let’s get started!

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Sharing Stellaris Races (Plantoids and Vulcans)

So one of the neat things about Stellaris are the custom races that you can create.

Well, if you’re going to use what I’ve created, then I need to share what I have DLC wise.

So if you have all these checkboxes checked, you can make what I’ve created exactly.

There unfortunately isn’t a very nuanced way of exporting your races in Stellaris.

The first choice, if you have multiple computers or you’re entering the galaxy at large for the first time with friends, is to simply go to one of the following place (Mac or PC) and sharing this file:

Documents/Paradox Interactive/Stellaris/user_empire_designs.txt

The problem is, what happens if your friends are also making custom races too?

Annoyingly, you’re going to be relegated to sharing screenshots of the setup screens, or a video.

To that end, enjoy my two custom races!

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Ready for Civ VI (Beyond Earth Achievements)

After doing all the yard work today I was exhausted. Probably because I stayed up late in Overwatch and got rank 43… and quickly dropped to 39. :p

Anyway, I usually show off my WoW achievements on twitter so I thought for all these Steam Achievements from Civilization: Beyond Earth (Rising Tide) I’d offer a quick gallery.

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