Happy Hour: Conan Exiles Returns

A new week brings a new Conan Exiles stream. This time, we kind of know what we are doing and will explore deeper into the game beyond running from crocodiles.

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What is best in life? To crush your enemy streamers, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their subscribers!

Conan Exiles caused quite a stir went it entered Steam Early Access back in early 2017. Based on Robert E. Howard’s character from a 1930s series of stories published in Weird Tales magazine, the game puts the legendary Conan into an survival-RPG MMO. The character gained international fame thanks to a movie adaptation starring Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1982. Predictably, the game caught the attention of the video game world for its aggressively accurate dong physics. To celebrate the game's official launch out of Early Access, Shacknews dong experts Chris Jarrard and Charles Singletary will sit down with Conan Exiles tonight on the official Shack Twitch channel (twitch.tv/shacknews) at 7 PM ET (4 PM PT).

For those wondering what the Shacknews Twitch channel could really be, tonight’s stream aims to answer that question. Join us for a chance to witness history as we see the gang try and survive in a land of pain and deadly creatures. For those that know us, you can probably guess how this will shake out (pun intended). WARNING: This stream is intended for mature audiences.

Contributing Tech Editor

Chris Jarrard likes playing games, crankin' tunes, and looking for fights on obscure online message boards. He understands that breakfast food is the only true food. Don't @ him.

From The Chatty

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    May 21, 2018 3:45 PM

    Chris Jarrard posted a new article, Happy Hour: Conan Exiles Returns

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      May 21, 2018 3:48 PM

      Here's a protip: If you refund a Steam game and then buy it again, the "time played" counter doesn't reset and you could very well be stuck with it after only a few minutes of playing :(

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        May 21, 2018 7:04 PM

        That sounds a lot to me like you got what you deserved

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        May 21, 2018 7:33 PM

        fool me once, shame on you - fool me twice... you can't return again.

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        May 21, 2018 11:32 PM

        How is this in any way surprising?

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          May 22, 2018 6:11 AM

          I guess it's not, it's just something I didn't consider.

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        May 22, 2018 8:36 AM

        Well yeah, if the timer reset, what's to stop people from buying a game, playing an hour and a half, backing up their save, refunding, buying again, importing save, playing for another hour and a half, refunding, repeat until game is done?

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          May 22, 2018 8:39 AM

          they could trivially make it a rule that you can't refund the same game twice if they wanted. they don't do that, but they could, and that would stop it while allowing the timer to be reset

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          May 22, 2018 9:49 AM

          They would give you shit for that many refunds. I've gotten an email warning after refunding like 2 games in a short period of time before.

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      May 21, 2018 8:14 PM

      I've been having a blast. A friend and I set up a wall made of stone brick to block the northern passage to harvest Black Ice. I logged on the server the next next day and i see at least 4 dudes constructing a catapult outside our wall. We scared them off, but we're awaiting further aggressive actions.

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      May 21, 2018 8:31 PM

      I really love this game more than I thought I would. First impressions weren't great but I've been playing with a group of about 4 - 5 friends and we're having a lot of fun with it. Kind of scratches my MMO itch even though it really isn't one.