XCOM 2 (PlayStation 4)

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Log entries

  • [8055]
    It was 70% off, 119 DKK. I couldn't say no.
  • 2017-08-20
  • [8061]
    I played through the first couple of missions. It's XCOM in every way, in that the combat rules seem interesting and well-designed, the metagame is confusing and stressful, the graphics have a lot of weird little quirks, and load times are horrible.
  • 2017-09-09
  • [8079]
    I'm preparing to build a Guerilla Tactics School to get the squad size upgrade, and taking a few missions until that time. A lot of soldier deaths and reloads. This game is hard.
  • 2018-05-27
  • [8633]
    I'm trying to get back into this, but the game is really trying to dissuade me. I made it out of a failed mission with two soldiers still alive.
  • 2018-05-29
  • [8634]
    In order to get some enjoyment out of this game, I have restarted on 'Rookie' difficulty. To avoid the option of save-scumming completely and save on boring load times, I have enabled the 'Ironman' flag, so I can't save-scum.
  • 2018-06-13
  • [8918]
    I was showing this to Nabaz, and without considering how Ironman Mode works, played a mission poorly for fun, suicided, and quit the game without saving. It turned out that Ironman Mode means a single save, automatically saved after every turn. So now I have a save in a mission, just before the suicide.


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