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If you need to manually install mods on a pirated client, put the contents of the following file into your factorio mods folder under appdata/roaming/factorio/mods:
Mod files
More Mod files(Merge these into the first folder)

Initial post:

We're fast-approaching the time of year where plenty of people are available, and there's a lull in media content to keep people entertained. So, I was thinking it'd be a great time to start up a Factorio server and play with Kissu! The plan is to play on a really big modpack known as Space Exploration which should ensure the server lasts a long while, and also that every person can be helpful even if they're new and it's late into the game. You see, this particular Factorio modpack revamps and expands Factorio beyond the typical endgame where you need to build a rocket out of the world, to where you will now need to escape the entire stellar cluster! Utilizing multiple planets and a space base in the process to reach this goal, Space Exploration forces the players to learn every aspect of it to keep their factory properly running. Especially with the added feature of bot decay which really changes the dynamic of the late game.

With all that said, I think it'd be good to get a head start and begin to discuss things related to Factorio related to optimizing Factories, or maybe even teaching new players/people that want to test things out how it all works. There's a lot to learn about the game and it can make it feel a bit daunting to new people at the start, so if you want to try starting up a world and seeing what makes sense and what doesn't initially I highly recommend it! Also remember that the server will be a group effort so there's no need to worry if you're not particularly good at one aspect since others should be able to help out as well!

I'll be available in the steam chat ( https://s.team/chat/NUIbnP7U ) to give anyone who may want to try out the game a copy, or you can pirate it aPost too long. Click here to view the full text.
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Ohhh yeah oops, completely forgot to keep the folder in the OP up to date with what the server's currently using. I added a link to another zip that has all the additional mod files we're using on the server, so just shove those files into the existing mod folder and you should be good to join.


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So satisfying....


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This mod really requires a lot of patience and planning compared to vanilla where you can mostly wing it...


nerd gaming time


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People seem to have burnt out for the moment on playing so I'll probably take a break until people are ready to play again. Also the computer the server was on restarted so if anyone wants to play just tell me and I'll start it up again.

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AI has failed us


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Gotta be very clear with these things


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heheh silly AI


I wonder where they scraped this info. Like, is that a copy-paste from some guy on github or something?


stop bullying her


start bullying her


I've always wondered why a lot of Japanese music sounds like The Beatles or similar era 60s bands.


The young musicians that created Shibuya-kei listened to a lot of imported Western music from that period that was sold in Tokyo record shops. Not only American and British, but also Brazilian bossa nova, French pop and yé-yé, etc. I think Japanese taste appreciates the "cute" and refined sound of these genres.

Lamp in particular has a very strong influence from Brazilian music. If you're interested, there is a Discord server where Taiyo Someya regularly discusses (in English) his inspirations for Lamp songs and recommends a lot of music.


Japan seems to make a wide variety of Music, though the west probably does as well it;s just that we are naturally more interested in what Japan makes.


There was a lot of cultural exchange between powerful Western Bloc nations during the Cold War, especially the US, the UK, West Germany, and Japan, so I assume that has a lot to do with it.


not him, but I am very interested


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Does anyone else feel like they're getting too old for this type of anime?
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If "successful" is the only thing that matters, then there is no issue because on the wider western web Tomo-chan, the subject of the OP, is also successful.

¥8th most popular on MAL


>8th most popular on MAL
*8th most popular this season


I think he obviously meant successful using that formula


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Most if not all of these have source material manga that are ongoing and have been for years so it won't really advance since people are still enjoying and buying it. I think that's the thing that bothers me more than anything; the creator would actually be punished if they advanced it because it would become a different product that would risk alienating fans or the story would end altogether. It's like the Patreon video game model where the last thing you want to do is complete it.
I think highlights another strength of the VN format, you can still see many hours of the beginning of a relationship, but still see its advancement and resolution.

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So how much of Drakengard and Nier do I need to complete for full context going into this?
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Oh if there's a remake/rerelease out that's good. I thought it was still trapped on old old generation



Nope, it's got a really nicely polished remake out on PC.


Cant wait for the /ss/ bd special


Can a nigga get a fable 2 PC rerelease


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I played the OG Drakengard.

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What are /qa/'s opinions on avatarfags, namefags, and tripfags? Are they helpful or harmful towards an imageboard, and to what degree for each?
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The mewkledreamy guy is okish too


The only thing that would be backfired upon is the name, not you. You are not the label you give yourself nor are you the distinction such a label gives oneself as an individual poster, it is simply THAT name that is tarnished.


personally I prefer the Mairalewder


Oh, that's me!


don't hate them nearly as much as i used to unless they're posting with a character i really like
not that i remember that ever happening, just taking a guess here

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What are /qa/'s favorite scores for anime and such? Are they mostly comprised of scores for older series or has anything recent really drawn your attention and favor as well? Or, do you even notice the soundtrack while watching?

Also I don't mean an anime with say 1 good track throughout the whole thing with the rest forgettable, but one where the music as a whole is good.
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Noticed a few more. "Suneko" fittingly reprises the opening part of the refrain from Kisaragi's theme, Tomokane and her older brother's themes share two parts but the pieces are arranged differently to match their contrasting personalities, and the pieces "DTBT" (ドタバタ) and "4989" (四苦八苦) sound pretty similar but again are arranged differently in accordance with their titles. Probably missing some more.


KOR had a nice collection of good vocal insert songs that it made sure to make use of.


I love GA too. Have you played the PSP game? It is pretty cozy and emulates well.


I've tried it before for a bit, but I didn't get very far and never got around to finishing it. Part of the reason why might be that I was disappointed that the soundtrack is different. The game soundtrack isn't bad per se, but it feels a bit bland and generic compared to the overall groovier feel of the anime soundtrack. Maybe I'll come back to it someday. I still haven't even read the manga yet, and I definitely want to do that first.
Have you listened to the drama CD that came with the limited edition of the game? You might enjoy it if you're still craving for more GA.


Ah, Monogatari is just so nice in the sound department. So many of these talking anime for some reason neglect their bgm and don't realize just how well it can keep the viewer engaged.

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Despite being extremely skilled at video games, wouldn't Sally stay far away from SoulsBorne games due to their horror elements?
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Scared of some ghosts? Just put on Havel's armor!


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Do games like Dark Souls have the kind of immersion to really make an easily frightened person scared off? I feel like there's some disconnect between the player and environment where you don't necessarily see it as a survival or horror situation but instead a different area with enemies. But I wonder, would such elements actually make a huge difference in a deep dive VR? Since instead of having that small disconnection between player and environment, the player would have to actually be in that environment themselves and the horror aspects would feel more real to them.

I can definitely imagine something that we thing of as trivial in our current gaming environment being a much bigger deal when you put the person inside of the game world itself. Hopefully a time comes when we can see it because I think it'll be really neat.


First-time players can get scared very often because they don't know how to make a proper build, so they lack strength, and are afraid of wasting souls and items, since they don't understand their value and availability, while having no idea how to navigate the world or how to deal with tricky enemies. In isolation these are mundane elements you can find all over, but in DaS they come together and are reinforced by the creepy atmosphere and manage. Y'know, the ludothingy essayists love.
A speedrunner can sprint through a pitch-black Tomb of Giants as a glass cannon mage because they know the place like the back of their hand, but you can only get to that level after multiple playthroughs and growing detached through metagaming. Before that, a lot of people do feel connected to their environment.


also undead are pretty much everywhere


sally should get into speedrunning.

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How do I make potatoes work in Asian dishes?
The starch and graininess of them doesn't blend with anything rice or noodle
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dammit i forgot the chilli flakes


Oh, yeah that's exactly what I meant when I said "thickener". I've specifically seen recipes say "I use potatoes instead of corn starch".


can you take another pic but with your cat in frame pls


not sure he should it sounds a bit abunai


just make curry

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i don't want no dude whispering in my ear...

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Where do you think you got your taste in music from? Or what influences do you think had the biggest impact on what you listen to now?
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find people that like the sorts of music you like and look through their collections.


depends on the genre
I usually use discogs to find out more infos and sometimes last.fm to get some recs when I'm bored. I have a gigantic backlog though so I don't really need to find new music.

here's a bunch of charts I stole from /mu/ https://x0.at/15mL.7z


A lot of shounen, OVAs, and VN adaptations.


my childhood
media that I grew up with
teh internets, of course


video game music

used to save youtube downloads as 3gp in my phone, now I save them as file rips for max fidelity & min size from joshw's thread of awesome. Needs winamp\foobar w\ plugins tho

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I want to nakadashi *girl* has become a popular phrase on imageboards (mostly 4chan). But it's a mix of Japanese and English. If I was going to say "I want to cum inside Holo" fully in Japanese, how would I go about doing that? In the English sentence, nakadashi is a loan word and it is the action being done, but in Japanese I don't think 中出し is a verb. Can it be verbified by adding する to it? And then you conjugate it to say you "want" to do it. So the end result would be 私はホロで中出ししたい which would translate to I want to cum inside Holo. Am I correct?

Japanese is fun to learn.
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In case anyone is in the same situation as >>>/jp/47750 and would like to learn about a convenient little tool for instantaneous rune lookup, allow me to introduce you to Yomichan:
It works like this: you install the addon, you upload a dictionary through its settings, then just mouse over some scribbles while pressing shift or control and BAM there's your instant dictionary right there. Incredible stuff.

These are the dictionaries I have saved:
It's a tweaked version of this bigger collection:
Minus some broken things, the RU/ZH dicts, and the bigger monolingual files so I could make it fit into catbox, while adding a couple like kireicake which is the same as the JMdict but better. Personally, these are the ones I regularly use:

Sometimes I check the Meikyou and Daijirin as well, but the Oubun and Shinmeikai do a pretty damn job at covering things in general. The former has a short intro at the top of complex entries to give an idea of the word's meaning in general and often features sections where it explains nuanced differences between this and that word/kanji, while the Shinmeikai tends to be quite short with zero examples but very interesting explanations. Don't be afraid to use deepl for MTL, I do it fairly often and it works pretty well, though you do need to double check sometimes.

Something to keep in mind is that Japanese dictionaries give you a list of definitions, while English ones have a list of synonyms. A great example is that of 生み出す, for which kireicake says:
>to create, to bring forth, to produce, to invent, to think up and bring into being, to give birth to, to bear
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>the time spent setting up cards <...> is non-trivial
Styling them to your taste might take a bit of time but adding them to a deck is as simple as a couple clicks as long as you have the text in your browser and yomichan. You can get it there from images/games too, with kanjitomo and hooker things for vns.
That said I don't add anything other than the word itself, reading in kana and definitions. J>E is whatever anyway, the point is to get to J>J. Same as it was with english for me.

Picking up nihongo for the umpteenth time, maybe this time I'll actually stick with it.


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was looking into some dumb philosophical stuff about how has primacy speech in corresponding to ideas while writing is secondary because it merely references speech
decided to make this, just gonna leave it here
far from perfect as 計る does more stuff than that and there's a difference between writing ringo in different ways but it's a lot more subtle than with hakaru

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Let's talk about Japanese imageboards.

Are they still alive in 2023? Which ones do you visit?

Is Futaba still good? Heisei era otaku must be older now, so I'm not sure if the site declined a lot or users became riajuu dragged by real life. I remember they added a childrearing board and had a warning against talking about politics some time ago...

Also, here is a mixed Japanese-English mixed imageboard, it's not very active but there are some interesting threads: https://boards.nihongoch.net/net/koko.php?res=4
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>beach balls(?)
Many, many online hold the torch for inflatable pool toys, like way more than you'd think


Never really deeply lurked Futaba but my favorite poster ever is the guy(s?) that posts a Love Live girl almost every day wishing Toshi-kun to have a great day, and then like clockwork some guy responds for multiple posts telling them to stop posting and to fuck off.

very 4/qa/esque


Does anyone remember Tanobb?
It was an auto-translating imageboard run by a Japanese admin from 2015-07-08 to around 2017-06-12, and a relatively large proportion of the userbase was from Japan. Users would browse the site in the supported language of their choice and post using one of the supported languages. A machine translation of each post along with a copy of the original text with the line breaks removed would then be made available to users browsing the site in another language. Users could also submit their own translations of each other's posts for when the machine translation inevitably got them wrong. This wasn't the first imageboard to incorporate auto-translation, but it's one of the first ones I came across, and I thought it was pretty neat in concept. Fortunately, many of the threads have been archived so you can still see them for yourself.


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Man, that sounds really cool. I wonder how much work is required to make a modern version using something like deepl. Conversing with Japanese people or any non-English speakers in general sounds really neat.
But, the issue would then become getting people to use it. I don't think many Japanese people would be interested in what we have to say, right?


I don't know if it's still like this, but there used to be a general audience for boards like this in East Asia under the guise of "cultural exchange". There was a niche of english-learning (text)boards but native (and retarded) English speakers started using them and not even saying anything helpful about English and they became avoided.
Which kind of sounds like how immigrant/expat communities are treated there if it's not PRC.

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Would you say you're spoiled? I think I'm spoiled.
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Yeah, definitely. There's definitely more I want out of life, but compared to all the humans that have ever lived and most of them today I am extremely spoiled and sheltered. It's not to say that life hasn't kicked me or my family down a bunch, but I still feel very lucky


I am, and forever ungrateful!


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All the gifts my parents gave me, all the love and patience of my friends, I drowned in a neurotoxin. I let misery win.





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How's a hikki supposed to go about changing their bad posture? I tried sleeping upright in a bed amd it's just painful.
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The gamer posture


S-stop it


I think I lucked out in only destroying my knees by adopting a different type of posture that has my feet on my chair sometimes. Getting older sucks, I should really see if there's some sort of exercise I can do without equipment, but back stuff is pretty hard without it


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i remember playing this game

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