Time Sink game

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  1. Madengineer

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    Hey guys,

    What would people suggest for games that I could just sink DAYS worth of time into?

    With holidays coming up, I need something engaging... I like strategy/role playing/construction games, not much into FPS.

    What would people suggest I play?


    Currently trying out The Sims, American Truck Sim. Thinking of Minecraft for some building fun...
     
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    It looks interesting... Anyway to test it out before buying?
     
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    From what I've heard, Factorio is what you want. I've not played because I'm too scared of spending too much time on it :lol: I mean, the thread title on here tells the story: Never ever play Factorio...

    I've also sunk a lot of hours into Europa Universalis IV. Similar games from the same company such as Crusader Kings 2 and Stellaris might be worth a shot too. I think Stellaris just got a new expansion too.
     
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    Nah I did Factorio... Got old pretty quick...
     
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    Ark Survival Evolved (single player)
    Civ's 4 or 5 or 6
    Tropico 5
    Space engineers
    Subnautica
     
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    I've heard some really good things about Ark. I might grab that. I've got all the CIVs and they're a favourite, but I don't think I'll play them much over the holidays.
     
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    They Are Billions. I had to actually uninstall it after 75 hours, it was such a time soak.
     
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    I thought I would fucking hate it but I bought as the introduction to the misses gaming career ... 3000hrs later.

    Can highly recommend THEY ARE BILLIONS too.
     
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    Yes. This. A lot this. Godspeed.
     
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    Lots of good suggestions, but my vote goes here... 273hrs to date on it, all challenges and achievements were ticked off (they've added more), Nightmare / Brutal combo tests me but I've beaten it a few times!
     
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    What a shame this isnt out yet - it looks right up your alley (and mine)




    but yes - you could pick up Subnautica for free (in 2 more days) at the new Epic Games Store - go in blind and it will take 50 to 100 hours, depending on how relaxed you are about it.
     
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    I’ll probably check out subnautica. Only thing I like more than a good game is a good free game ;)


    But I guess I’ll also check out they are billions.
     
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    Might be an unpopular choice but have you played No Mans Sky? Very chill.
     
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    I did actually look at that, and played a bit on a mates account, but it wasn't quite what I wanted.
     

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