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PC-Building Simulator
« on: Sat, 14 April 2018, 04:26:21 »
https://www.humblebundle.com/store/pc-building-simulator

It doesn't say whether you get a choice of keyboards.

Although it is a "PC-Building Simulator", and not a "System-Building Simulator", although not many PCs would be of much use without a keyboard.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But thatís incorrect. Itís in HHKBís slogan, but when Americaís cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: PC-Building Simulator
« Reply #1 on: Sat, 14 April 2018, 06:53:22 »
Been considering picking it up.
Heard it's a cool chill game if you just wanna waste a little time.
Don't know how accurate it is though.

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Re: PC-Building Simulator
« Reply #2 on: Sat, 14 April 2018, 08:03:49 »
Hrrrmm..

This seems similar to that  dress-up game for women.

It's virtually buying / owning the things you can't afford AFK..



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Re: PC-Building Simulator
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 15 April 2018, 01:16:09 »
Jayz2cents has been playing it and has some footage.

Way too tedious and monotonous for my tastes and is not nearly as interesting as doing it for real.
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Re: PC-Building Simulator
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 21:49:14 »
Jayz2cents has been playing it and has some footage.

Way too tedious and monotonous for my tastes and is not nearly as interesting as doing it for real.

Be great though if you could build a PC in the game, then use that virtual PC to run an embedded instance of the game.

The ultimate aim would be to see how well you can optimise everything - how many levels into the simulation you can get.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But thatís incorrect. Itís in HHKBís slogan, but when Americaís cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: PC-Building Simulator
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 01 June 2018, 21:39:16 »
Jayz2cents has been playing it and has some footage.

Way too tedious and monotonous for my tastes and is not nearly as interesting as doing it for real.

Be great though if you could build a PC in the game, then use that virtual PC to run an embedded instance of the game.

The ultimate aim would be to see how well you can optimise everything - how many levels into the simulation you can get.

Similar to most cloud computing services where you can configure the hardware desired and compartmentalize, GeForce now is probably a prominent example for gaming

But I like the Idea of giving the customer that much more insight into the parts though few people would understand and appreciate that :p
Optimization is also so temporal , most of the times it depends on the game environment and they're support for better technologies , unless you have outdated parts its normally on their end
« Last Edit: Fri, 01 June 2018, 21:46:38 by aya3154 »

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Re: PC-Building Simulator
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 01 June 2018, 23:37:22 »
lol I've never heard this, now all we need is a keyboard building simulator haha