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Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest 2
A gargantuan experiment in level design, with fun customization options and lots of humor. Achievements: 3 / 32 (9%)

Updated about 3 weeks ago

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Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
Me: "I finally met back up with my waifu!" My real wife: "Yay! Are you married now?" Me: "No, but you'll be the first to be invited to our wedding."

Updated about 2 months ago

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Bedtime Stories From the Final Frontier; or, ...

"Neelix, would you tell me another story?""Why, Naomi, I've already told you so many stories tonight. Don't you think it's time to sleep?""I can't sleep. I'm too scared. I want to see the stars again.""Well, Naomi, you're not alone. I think everyone ...

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about 6 days ago

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Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Undertale was a fun game. I am interested to see what you think.
about 1 week ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
On Fire: 3 beat or complete in a row
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
Have you ever played Puss 'n Boots: Pero's Great Adventure? In your livestream while you were playing Zield's Tier X stage, Metallic Ocean, you mentioned that you had fun with his underwater wave bike section. In Puss 'n Boots, one of the stages has you ride in a submarine and plays similarly to it, so I thought I'd mention it. The entire game can be beaten in about 12 minutes, so it's not anything special, but it's still a fun, little platformer.
about 2 weeks ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
On Fire: 3 beat or complete in a row
Have you tried the Game Gear to Master System conversion of Mega Man? The extended field of view certainly helped out, but it was not short of graphical glitches. Still was a fairly decent Mega Man game. The way stuff was thrown together was strange to say the least. I mean, Wave Man for Cossack stage 1 or Quick Man's stage for Wily's one and only full level.

It was nice to finally finish that game.

about 2 months ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I didn't word that very well, admittedly; I didn't mean to suggest that they should've known that it was bad to exceed the DESIGNATED PARTY LIMIT, because as we, the players, know, that does, in fact,
cause the universe to fucking implode upon itself. My point of contention was that, yes, Robo felt like there was nothing left for him in that era, but they maybe should've at least paused to consider that a laser-blasting, rocket-wielding death machine from the post-Apocalypse might possibly have some negative effect on the overall timeline. Granted, it didn't, but they didn't think that maybe he could help the few surviving humans gather food or protect them from all of the horrific, tool-shed-sized super mutants running around; they just jumped the existentialist discussion, decided he was their best friend, and carried him along.

With the reptites, they were already at war, so I feel like their retaliation for something or another was more-or-less inevitable, and maybe I need to play it again, but I don't remember Chrono's pals ever mentioning that it was a result of their actions. Those other 2 are philosophical waxings for sure,
but not about their effects on the timeline. With Magus, it was just about how killing him wouldn't bring Chrono back, and the campfire scene was about how regrets bring back bad memories, rather than whether or not what they're doing might have any negative effects. And then, Lucca goes and changes the past without any negative effects.


And maybe I am being too hard on the story, because it seems like it's just trying to be fun, rather than a deep analysis of the ramifications of time travel. I often shit on Link's Awakening for dodging its own potential existentialist messages for the sake of the adventure. I just see something that points out the fuck-ups, and maybe I just can't go back. Like how touching Fuzzy in Yoshi's Island is just a goofy obstacle or a temporary status ailment before you know what LSD is. But once more, I must point out a flaw in your logic: they're really more like evil pinecones. Bonus points if you get that reference.
about 2 months ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Well, sure, every good story needs universality and individuality, and you can't sacrifice one for the other; you can't have a story about the Globenords on Planet Galaxacon and their never-ending quest to understand the mysteries of Bloobenshnort, because nobody would know what in the BLUE FUCK you're talking about. Okay, so Harry Potter did that, but you still have a story about young people coming of age and overcoming impossible odds to defeat an ancient evil; there's the universality. My issue is that when humans encounter a superior species in sci-fi, they don't ever acknowledge their superiority. I mean, what's more universal than meeting someone that's better than you are, even by your own values, and learning to overcome your childish arrogance, accept yourself as inferior, and coming to understand that that doesn't make you unworthy of existence? I mean, I've been playing Mega Man for almost 30 goddamn years, and I've met you, who I readily acknowlege knows more about the special weapons and their effects on non-boss enemies by miles. Do I have to sulk about it? Do I have to go kill myself? Do I have to outdo you? Do I have to find some other way in which I actually am superior, and just rail on that? Do I have to employ the most twisted fucking logic imaginable to assert that I am somehow superior to you, not in spite of my flaws, but because of them? No, and there's a world of unexplored philosophy in this that's routinely shoved aside in favor of a cheerleader's cop-out. Even my beloved Stargate is guilty of this.
about 2 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Heh, cheers . Eggerland is one of my all time favourite series .
about 2 months ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
But the fact that Lucca does figure out what's happening in 600 AD proves that she has figured out that they are, in fact, in 600 AD, and that traveling through time can have serious consequences, intended or not. If they can't connect the dots that this one thing can cause other similar things to happen if we perform the cause to this effect again, then how does Chrono even tie his shoes? Okay, so he seems to sleep in his shoes, so maybe that mystery will never be solved, but you know what I mean. They don't have to be huge sci-fi fans and have watched shit with time travel to have figured this out. I mean, imagine running into a panther for the first time. You go up to try to pet the thing and it breaks your arm, because a cat is a cat, regardless of the size, and if it doesn't want to put up with your shit, it won't. Okay, you fucked up and it wasn't really your fault, but lesson learned, right? If you, for example, encounter a leopard - a very similar animal - for the first time, wouldn't you not pet the thing? When the slight change of existing in 600 AD caused Marle to blink out of existence, they should've at least shown some kind of caution in proceeding. I mean hell, Lucca repaired Robo and brought him through the time portal, causing the time-space continuum to have a motherfucking seizure because she thought he was neat.

And I think that's my problem with the story: they just do absolutely whatever the fuck they want,
and there are no repercussions; it's like a Road Runner cartoon, where the coyote dies 30 times over in any given 5-minute episode, but he's totally fine. There is no wisdom in this; it's just a blind, "But it's not RIGHT!" They're irresponsible because they never once have any moments of introspection about the possible consequences, and the writer just enables them, like a shitty parent. And that's the problem that I have with sci-fi: the irrevocable assertion that humanity is the greatest species and deserves praise above all others. A volcano can destroy an island, an in its wake, it brings new life;
what's to say that Lavos wouldn't do the same thing in 4000 years or so? Nobody's seen that far ahead or even tried. Rudra no Hihou hits on this, too.


Well, you're not wrong, and I did like the magic aspect of it a lot better than the "Roll the increasingly rigged against you set of dice to maybe hit harder" part, which isn't so much strategy as it is throwing shit to the wind.
No matter where you go, there you are.