Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 11: Zombie Hide ‘N Seek

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice
Difficulty: Veteran

Episode 11: Zombie Hide ‘N Seek

M16: Operation Driving Fear – Sabotage the Transmitter (SITREP – The Horde)

  • Lt. Therin ‘Best’ Bristlebeard (Ranger)
  • Sgt. Undril ‘The Order’ Silvertusk (Specialist)
  • Cpt. Gillian ‘Triton’ Flounderson (Specialist)
  • Sgt. Miri ‘The Monk’ Greycastle (Ranger)
  • Sgt. Azaka ‘Tiger’ Stormfang (Skirmisher)
  • Sq. Khaless ‘Assassin’ Torurden (Ranger)

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Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 08: Everybody’s On Fire

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice
Difficulty: Veteran

Episode 08: Everybody’s on Fire

M11: Operation Steel Face – Destroy the Alien Relay

  • Sgt. Halfred ‘Wombatman’ Bwayne (Sharpshooter)
  • Sq. Bryseis ‘Daemon’ Esterborn (Grenadier)
  • Cpl. Harshnag ‘Mox’ Giant (Skirmisher)
  • Lt. Gillian ‘Triton’ Flounderson (Specialist)
  • Lt. Georgiano ‘George’ Tortle (Ranger)

M12: Operation Magic Pipe – Escape Covert Action

  • Sgt. Calder ‘Inquisitor’ Mannix (Sharpshooter)
  • Sgt. Therin ‘Beast’ Bristlebeard (Ranger)

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Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 07: The Rescuers

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice
Difficulty: Veteran

Episode 07: The Rescuers

M09: Operation Mountain Face – Recover Item from Resistance Haven

  • Cpl. Kethra ‘Trickster’ Keyleth (Ranger)
  • Sq. Undril Silvertusk (Specialist)
  • Sgt. Xandala ‘Summerwise’ Cimber (Reaper)
  • Cpl. Calder ‘Inquisitor’ Mannix (Sharpshooter)
  • Sq. Korinn ‘Draconic’ Dragonborn (Grenadier)

M10: Operation Broken Smoke – Stop the ADVENT Retaliation

  • Sgt. Gillian ‘Triton’ Flounderson (Specialist)
  • Cpl. Kalinaar ‘Justice’ Dragonborn (Grenadier)
  • Sgt. Xandala ‘Summerwise’ Cimber (Reaper)
  • Cpl. Calder ‘Inquisitor’ Mannix (Sharpshooter)
  • Lt. Georgiano ‘George’ Tortle (Ranger)

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How At the Gates Nearly Ruined Civ 5 Designer Jon Shafer’s Life [PC Gamer]

Read the full article at PC Gamer

At age 21, Jon Shafer was asked to be the lead designer for Sid Meier’s Civilization 5. It was a dream come true for a young designer who had been creating mods for Civ, just a few years before. Within three years of shipping Civ 5, though, he’d quit lucrative jobs at Firaxis and Stardock and suffer the crushing reality of being an isolated programming prodigy with ADHD, trying to make his dream game. It all came crashing down in 2015. “I had nothing left, financially, physically, or mentally,” he wrote. “The last shreds of creativity and productivity finally slipped between my fingers.”

Since 2015 Shafer has been slowly building his life back up from ruin. He spent six hard years on his passion project At the Gates, finally finishing and releasing it this January. Here’s how he got there.

Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 06: Enter the Warlock

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice
Difficulty: Veteran

Episode 06: Enter the Warlock

M08: Operation Mountain Storm – Rescue Stranded Resistance Agents

  • Cpl. Halfred ‘Wombatman’ Bwayne (Sharpshooter)
  • Sq. Harshnag ‘Frost’ Giant (Skirmisher)
  • Cpl. Miri Greycastle (Ranger)
  • Sq. Undril Silvertusk (Specialist)
  • Cpl. Therin ‘Beast’ Bristlebeard (Ranger)

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Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 05: The Deadly Duo

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice
Difficulty: Veteran

Episode 05: The Deadly Duo

M06: Operation Cryptic Hero – Sabotage the transmitter

  • Sq. Saran “Decker” Amus (Specialist)
  • Sq. Kalinaar “Justice” Dragonborn (Grenadier)
  • Cpl. Gillian “Triton” Flounderson (Specialist)
  • Sq. Miri Greycastle (Ranger)
  • Sq. Calder “Inquisitor” Mannix (Sharpshooter)

M07: Operation Winter Prince – Extract ADVENT Supplies

  • Sq. Halfred “Wombatman” Bwayne (Sharpshooter)
  • Sgt. Gillian “Triton” Flounderson (Specialist)
  • Sgt. Georgiano “George” Tortle (Ranger)
  • Cpl. Xandala “Outrider” Cimber (Reaper)
  • Cpl. Kalinaar “Justice” Dragonborn (Grenadier)

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Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 04: Sneak In, Blast Out

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice
Difficulty: Veteran

Episode 04: Sneak In, Blast Out

M04: Operation Witch Dance – Save resistance fighters!

  • Sq. Kalinaar “Justice” Dragonborn (Grenadier)
  • Cpl. Elena “Outrider” Dragunova (Reaper) – still need to re-customize!
  • Sq. Saran “Decker” Amus (Specialist)
  • Sq. Kethra “Trickster” Keyleth (Ranger)

M05: Operation Ancient Palace – Save Pratal Mox!

  • Sq. Khaless “Assassin” Torurden (Ranger)
  • Sq. Miri Greycastle (Ranger)
  • Cpl. Kethra “Trickster” Keyleth (Ranger)

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Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 03: The Lost and Abandoned

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice
Difficulty: Veteran

Episode 03: The Lost and Abandoned

M03: Operation Lost and Abandoned

  • Sq. Therin “Beast” Bristlebeard (Ranger)
  • Sq. Gillian “Triton” Flounderson (Specialist)
  • Rk. Calder “Inquisitor” Mannix
  • Cpl. Georgiano “George” Tortle (Ranger)

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Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 02: New Beginnings

So a funny thing happened on the way to my XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Let’s Play – I realized I started the wrong damn game. We caught it around the 30 minute mark in this episode. Fast-forward to 45 minutes when I finally start War of the Chosen, instead of vanilla XCOM 2. Whoops!

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice

Episode 02: New Beginnings

M01: Operation Gatecrasher

  • Rk. Therin “Beast” Bristlebeard
  • Rk. Georgiano “George” Tortle
  • Rk. Miri Greycastle
  • Rk. Kazin “Mind-Zei” Eldric

M02: Operation Golden Engine

  • Sq. Georgiano “George” Tortle (Ranger)
  • Rk. Kalinaar “Justice” Dragonborn
  • Rk. Gillian “Triton” Flounderson
  • Rk. Halfred “Wombatman” Bwayne

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Let’s Play – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Episode 01: Exploding Trucks

XCOM 2
DLC: War of the Chosen, Tactical Legacy Pack, Resistance Warrior Pack
Mods: Commander’s Choice

Episode 01: Exploding Trucks

M01: Operation Gatecrasher

  • Rk. Kalinaar ‘Justice’ Dragonborn
  • Rk. Khaless ‘Assassin’ Torurden
  • Rk. Tymerious ‘T.I.M.’ Marbrand
  • Rk. Saran ‘Decker’ Amus

M02: Operation Storm Fist

  • Sq. Kalinaar ‘Justice’ Dragonborn (Grenadier)
  • Sq. Khaless ‘Assassin’ Torurden (Ranger)
  • Rk. Mauta ‘OneShot’ Kulia
  • Rk. Therin ‘Beast’ Bristlebeard

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