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    SacriFire - indie JRPG crowdfunding by the devs of "Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs" - $25 PC game key, PC + Consoles, (hopefully) Linux support

    Developers Pixelated Milk were responsible for the well crafted and enjoyable "Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs" , offering Tactical JRPG combat mixed with city building, kingdom management, and both story and mechanics that managed to be a homage to classic JRPGs while feeling fresh; it...
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    On Front Panel upgrading, modding

    Hello everyone. I've been thinking quite a bit about how so many off-the-shelf cases have a static front panel connections kit not designed for upgrade. As I find myself doing increasingly since their absence, the contrast with CaseLabs is significant. For those who were not aware...
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    Huntdown - 80s/90's inspired cyberpunk side-scrolling action. Now on Steam, including Linux support!

    Huntdown is a brilliantly crafted old school side-scrolling shooter, with the aesthetic of 80s/90s SciFi cyberpunk gritty crime movies from Blade Runner to Judge Dredd. After a year of exclusivity on t he Epic Games Store, indie developer Easy Trigger Games has brought it to other...
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    5950X cooling options, AIO vs Custom, and OC options.

    In having finally secured the core of my AMD high end build (5950X, Asus ROG Dark Hero mobo, and likely some Gskill Trident Z Neo 3600 "flat 16" B-die , not to mention a 3090 Strix - all for retail!) thoughts turn to cooling and overclocking. For cooling the choice seems to be between a...
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    AMD5950X, Dark Hero, and 32GB GSkill Trident Z RGB / Neo / Royal - DDR4 3600-4000mhz choices ; B-Die really worth the increased price?

    Hello everyone. Having finally acquired my 5950X (at retail) to pair with the Asus Crosshair VIII Dark Hero I was able to acquire near the holidays, I'm trying to decide on RAM to complete the triad. I'm favoring 32GB in total and currently as well as future expansion in mind , 2x 16GB...
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    6900XT / 6800XT - Reference vs AIB, power draw potential, cooling, and overall quality?

    Hello everyone. I've been looking into picking up an AMD card, likely either a 6800XT or 6900XT, but I'm trying to decide on the particular model. However, besides the crazy pricing structure one element has me questioning what to do - variation between card types. For instance, I seem...
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    My Time At Sandrock - Kickstarter for sequel to "My Time At Portia" sandbox town/farm life survival RPG

    Pathea Games has crafted a couple of noteworthy titles over the past few years from the old Planet Explorers survival sandbox (which offered Linux support way back in 2016) to their most recent major title "My Time At Portia". Portia shares the heritage of town sim/farm life titles such...
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    LianLi DK-05F Desk Case - Expensive, worth it for the long term? Moddable and upgradable?

    One notable [H]ardcore PC case dynamic is relatively niche, a high-end desk that acts as a high-end PC enclosure internally. There have been relatively few of them over the years, from the boutique RedMercury years ago, to more recent entries from Italian manufacturer Hydra, a promising...
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    Bluetooth 5.0 or greater USB adapters, "Apple Air Pods Pro" -style BT wireless headsets, and more?

    Hello everyone. I'm currently in the market for a couple of items and I thoughtsome may be able to weigh in. First, I need a Bluetooth USB adapter/dongle. I plan to use it for a wide variety of tasks from connecting to game controllers ( Backup for Steam Controller or XBox Elite Series 2...
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    Blue Yeti USB Mic - Problem with...Windows? Hardware?

    Hello everyone. I've been having a problem with my Blue Yeti USB mic. Since they're rather popular, perhaps someone can help me sort it out. First, I'm using Win10 Pro x64 (and Linux, but most of the original tests were done on Windows as customer service/tech support requested), and I...
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    SEGA "Best of Japan" sale on Steam - Yakuza Bundle $27, Valkyria Chronicles Bundle $24, plus a la carte and other game sales.

    SEGA has been one of the Japanese publishers to embrace the PC platform, especially via Steam. They're running a "best of Japan" sale now which has deep discounts on many titles https://store.steampowered.com/curator/36333614-Sega-Promotions/sale/sega_best_of_japan Aside from the older or...
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    Cyber Knights: Flashpoint

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tresebrothers/cyber-knights Currently successfully funded, this is the latest project from Trese Brothers Games; fans of XCOM and Shadowrun should definitely take note. Their previous titles like have been reasonably priced, support Mac/Linux, and are...
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    Choosing a SBC , "media box" , or building for Kodi / HTPC-style use - Khadas, Odroid, Pine etc

    Hello eveyone . Over the past several years I've had a patchwork assembly of "media boxes" around my home (and those I've configured for relatives, managing for them remotely or when I come by). These are usually ARM powered and often running some version of Android, though I often would...
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    Wrist/palm support rests and cushions - your preference?

    Hello everyone. I've noticed that there is relatively little discussion for wrist/palm rests and cushions as well as less variation in the market, generally. Despite the myriad of accessories for KB/M, including those specifically targeted towards gaming, wrist/palm rests seem...
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    Please delete, thank you.

    Please delete ; Merging this with the other, necro'd thread.
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - December 2019 - Overview/Discussion Thread. Unlock Dec 6th!

    This month marks a big change as Humble evolves its Humble Monthly bundle subscription service to its new form, Humble Choice! -- For informational and archival purposes, here are all my past Humble Monthly overview/discussion threads. In depth discussion of how Humble Monthly was...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - November 2019 - Review and Discussion Thread ; Humble Choice Next Month!

    Note: I delayed this one because of important information on Humble Choice and the date of its launch! ***IMPORTANT*** - Humble Choice launches December 6th, 2019! More info after this month's overview ; get grandfathered in, save lots of money! -- Tt's that time again, the next Humble...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - October 2019 - Review and Discussion Thread

    Sorry guys, a bit late this time I was experimenting with posting to multiple locations at once and the script failed! Still wanted to provide an overview! It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - September 2019 - Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 9/6/19

    Sorry guys, things are a little late this month! It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 -...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - August 2019 - Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 8/2/19

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - July 2019 - Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 7/5/19

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - June 2019 - Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 6/7/19

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Humble TinyBuild publisher game Bundle - Party Hard 2, Graveyard Keeper, Streets of Rogue, More!

    Just letting everyone know that HumbleBundle is offering a game bundle that offers great value if you're into the kind of games available. This time, they're those published by TinyBuild, a smaller publisher that helps indies and is in the same "neighborhood" as Team17 and Devolver...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - May 2019 - Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 5/3/19

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - April 2019- Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 4/5/19

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Chained Echoes - Retro style JRPG inspired by Chrono Trigger, Xenogears and more

    Recently Chained Echoes successfully completed its Kickstarter campaign, with many stretch goals included! The game is an interesting homage to JRPGs from the SNES and PSX era, such as the Final Fantasy series, Chrono Trigger, and Xenogears. For more information on the game check out its...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - March 2019- Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 3/1/19

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Wargroove - turn based strategy inspired by the Advanced Wars (and a little Fire Emblem) series!

    Wargroove recently released to significant acclaim! Developed and published by Chucklefish, known for involvement in a number of noteworthy indie titles such as Stardew Valley, Risk of Rain, and Starbound, Wargroove is a retro turn-based strategy title reminiscent of Nintendo's GBA and...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - February 2019- Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 2/1/19

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - January 2019- Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 01/04/19

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - December 2018 - Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 12/6/18

    Whoops! Its a bit late - I didn't realize it didn't properly post earlier in the month, apologies. Next month should be posted much closer to release.! It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more...
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    RIP CaseLabs - What are your best alternatives?

    Hello everyone. Many of you are likely aware that CaseLabs shut down earlier this year which was quite unfortunate, as they have become one of my favorite manufacturers in recent years. I am planning to rebuild my home server machine and as such give it a proper chassis; prior to its...
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    Hazelnut Bastille, Lore Finder, Koruldia Heritage, +more - RPGs Crowdfunding for Win/Mac/Linux

    Hello everyone. Just making this post to pass along a few of the more interesting titles i've seen recently that are currently crowdfunding. All of the games mentioned here plan to offer Win/Mac/Linux support and many have a well made retro-style aesthetic with some new ideas as well...
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    Video editing - cleaning up an ancient video file w/ out of sync audio?

    Hello everyone. It has been a long time since I've done any even semi-serious video editing so I thought I'd ask here for anyone more proficient. I should preface this by saying I usually prefer open source software when possible and i know there have been a lot of video/audio...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - November 2018 - Review and Discussion Thread . Full Unlock 11/02/18

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Vinpok Split - 15.6" IPS , 10pt Cap Touchscreen, HDMI / USB-C , portable monitor

    edit: The forum Media capture for IndieGoGo doesn't seem to be working here.. here is the address with a space in it. indiegogo DOT com/projects/vinpok-split-best-on-the-go-touch-screen-monitor/ What does everyone think of this? As far as portable monitors go, the IndieGoGo price of $199...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - October 2018 - Review and Discussion Thread . Release Date 10/5/18

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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    Arcade Sticks - Discussion, Suggestions, and More

    Good morning ladies and gentlemen! Between thriving emulation of old classics on platforms like MAME and FinalBurnAlpha, retro-style modern titles from shmups to beat em ups, and the fighting game community that is resurgent on PC and console alike, many users are finding interest in...
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    SCUF Vantage - High end, modular, custom, wireless/wired PS4 + PC(?) gamepad

    There has long been a small portion of the gaming industry devoted to customizing gamepads and controllers. Where most 3rd party hardware was often of poor or otherwise suspect quality, (creating the meme of "Here, you be Player 2" and saddled with some ghastly knock-of) eventually a group of...
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    Humble Monthly Bundle - September 2018 - Review and Discussion Thread . Release Date 9/7/18

    It's that time again, the next Humble Monthly Bundle is about to arrive! For those unaware of Humble Monthly Bundles, please see my more in-depth introduction here during my first thread from April 2017 - https://hardforum.com/threads/humble-monthly-april-review-and-discussion-thread.1929347 -...
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