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(U) Unfinished ?No significant accomplishments.     (B) Beaten ?The main objective has been accomplished. Usually marked by the defeat of a final boss and/or viewing of credits.     (C) Completed ?For games which are 100% done. All extras and modes have been unlocked and finished. All significant items have been collected.
2 (U)
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17 (B)
14.8%
96 (C)
83.5%
Wishlist  0 ?         Top-Rated  4 ?????         Master Runs  3 (M)
Game Boy Advance BEAT 1 (B) 11 (C) 13 Total
Wii C O M P L E T E ! 11 Total
Genesis / Mega Drive BEAT 2 (B) 0 (C) 2 Total
Game Gear C O M P L E T E ! 3 Total
Master System C O M P L E T E ! 2 Total
Dreamcast BEAT 1 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
SNES BEAT 1 (B) 6 (C) 7 Total
GameCube C O M P L E T E ! 6 Total
Steam BEAT 1 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
Nintendo 64 C O M P L E T E ! 7 Total
Game Boy/Color BEAT 1 (B) 1 (C) 2 Total
Game Boy C O M P L E T E ! 4 Total
Nintendo DS BEAT 1 (B) 10 (C) 12 Total
Virtual Console (Wii) BEAT 1 (B) 3 (C) 4 Total
Xbox LIVE Arcade C O M P L E T E ! 3 Total
NES C O M P L E T E ! 9 Total
PC 2 (U) 0 (B) 2 (C) 5 Total
PlayStation BEAT 1 (B) 10 (C) 11 Total
PlayStation 2 BEAT 4 (B) 4 (C) 8 Total
Nintendo 3DS BEAT 2 (B) 4 (C) 6 Total
Wii U BEAT 1 (B) 1 (C) 2 Total
All Games 119 Total
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about 6 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
It was something about a slogan for a citrus fruit's physician... "I Patch Lemons!".
about 6 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
I had a really bad pun for "eyepatch lemons", but it barely made sense. So I decided against it. Interesting change. ...Reminds me of the Dumans in Phantasy Star Portable 2:Infinity, but that might just be because I recently got hold of a copy.
about 6 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
Which is totally worth it. I can agree with that. </sarcasm>
about 6 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
Oh my goodness yes (at least from her incarnation in the PSP remake, anyway. Dunno about the original). Instead of throwing doves, she shoots magic. Instead of unique subweapons, she has all the basic ones. She has button combo spells, most of which are pretty powerful. She can still do her slide, but adds a kick to the end. She can kick with the other attack button, and does a leaping kick if pressed while running. Maria has a lower jump than Alucard/Richter, but can triple jump and do the super jump. All in all, she's pretty fun to play as. Makes me wonder why she was cut from the PSX release.
about 8 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
Despite being an early demo, Bloodstained is an absolute blast!
about 9 months ago

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Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Focus: Only playing one game
Yeah, I've been meaning to complete OOT for awhile now and I could never motivate myself to play it on console. It honestly is a really well-done remaster/remake. Especially the text speed (like holy crap, TECHNOLOGY IS INCREDIBLE). The owl can go fuck off, faster now.

I can definitely see why a lot of people like this game though. The bottom screen menu and extra hotkeys really make the experience a lot better. Only problem is Z targetting though since my 3DS L button tends to be very unresponsive. Luckily, it's not too much of a burden since simply blowing into the L button (I know that sounds really wrong) provides a temporary fix.
about 9 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Well, now that I've got better weapons and armor, I'm barely using the magic, but it was kind of a necessity early on (and really, I'd love to incorporate the teleporting fireball move into my boss fight routine, but I can't pull it off reliably).
about 10 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
It doesn't help that I'm atrocious at button combos in general. I'm useless at fighting games other than Smash Bros., and playing as Zero in any Mega Man game is consistently harder because I can't consistently pull off his moves. We'll see how much of an issue it is in SotN; at least a failed button combo still attacks the enemy with the whip!
about 11 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
I have no problem with bullet-hell patterns in games. I see them and go "Oooh! Neat!" I actually want more of them in my games! It's just CotM's dash sucks too much.
about 11 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
Yeah, I'm just not having fun with CotM at all. The DDS ability mixing is about all I'm truly enjoying, and even that joy is muffled by how thinly spread these card drops are. Fighting the dash mechanic in addition to bosses' bullet-hell patterns is only frustrating.

Not a fan of HoD, unfortunately, purely for the dimension swapping and my inability to remember what obstacle was where. Can't deny that it's actually fun, though.
about 11 months ago

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Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
Was a day late, but happy Ring Day.
about 11 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Thanks!

In return, I shall wish you an early happy Backloggiversary, since yours is tomorrow.
about 11 months ago

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Legendary Weapon: 5 or fewer unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
No cake for you.
about 11 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
Yep! Remixing older music is just something Castlevania has always done. Portait of Ruin handles bosses in much the same way that Dawn of Sorrow does, but without drawing the seals. You can rest easy :P
about 11 months ago (edited)

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
The Castlevania series as a whole tends to remix and reuse older songs, most notable are "Vampire Killer"(CV1), "Bloody Tears"(CV2), and "Don't Wait Until Morning"(Haunted Castle). Order of Ecclesia is no exception in this, but reuses some of the less common themes like "The Sinking old Sanctuary" (CV:Circle of the Moon). I feel it helps ties the series together as a whole, as they aren't comprised solely of remixes. There's always enough new for it to still feel fresh. Highly recommend looking up some OSTs on the internet if this interests you. While I'm at it I'll also recommend the other NDS game "Portrait of Ruin" (it receives too much undue hate, imo) if you liked "Dawn of Sorrow".
about 11 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
Sorry for the late reply. Order of Ecclesia was pretty great! Couple of reused (and brilliantly remixed) tracks from previous games, an interesting take on usually generic equipment, wonderful bosses (both in design and challenge), and a perfectly balanced difficulty curve. Worth picking up!
about 1 year ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Cursed: 10+ new games in a row
Welcome back.
about 1 year ago

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Legendary Weapon: 5 or fewer unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Sleep: Not playing anything
Well, I'm back.
about 1 year ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
It's funny; I agree with everything you said about Tales of Symphonia, but it didn't leave me with that same "incredible" feeling. My wife and I were really enjoying it at first, and we loved the ridiculousness of the Wonder Chef, the varied weapon choices, the puzzle elements to the dungeons...but somewhere along the way, it started to overstay its welcome, and by the end it was a slog we were committed to finishing. I'm wondering if playing it co-op altered the experience somehow.
about 1 year ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
So, final thoughts on Tales of Symphonia? My wife and I played through it a few years back.
Okay, enough of Lemon.