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(B)
Steam
Planet Coaster
170 hours in. Career mode is finished and I just beat the Ghostbusters story mode, which was exactly what I've wanted from this game the whole time. Achievements: 24 / 32 (75%)

Updated about 1 day ago

☆★★★★
(U)
Steam
Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection
It's about time to replay these games. Working on Zero 3. Achievements: 9 / 37 (24%)

Updated about 2 weeks ago

☆☆★★★ Normally I list each game in a collection separately, but I already own all six collected games on their original platforms, and the Achievements cover all the main games as well as the bonus mode.
(U)
Steam
Kairo
Appealingly minimalist aesthetics, generally intuitive puzzles, and good atmosphere overall. Achievements: 2 / 11 (18%)

Updated about 3 months ago

☆☆★★★
(U)
Steam
Worms: Reloaded
A modernization of Worms: Armageddon that's bigger but not always better. Miscellaneous technical issues detract from the inherent fun. Achievements: 2 / 61 (3%)

Updated about 3 months ago

☆☆★★★
(U)
NDS
Mega Man Battle Network 5: Double Team DS
Not quite a slog, but more stressful and tiring than fun. I finally have the hang of the liberation missions, at least.

Updated about 3 months ago

☆☆☆★★
(U)
PC
Counterfeit Monkey
Aside from a few qualms with the learning curve, I am loving the novelty, creativity, humor, and polish of this text adventure.

Updated about 4 months ago

☆★★★★
(-)
PC
Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest 3
I'm a judge for this contest, which will eventually become a free-to-download game. I'm working on my judge level.

Updated about 4 months ago

More info about MaGMML: https://magmmlcontest.com/

Flashman85's Status

(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.
289 (U)
  231 Unplayed  
79.9% of Unfinished
25.1% of Total
31.4%
58 (B)
6.3%
574 (C)
62.3%
Wishlist  0 ?         Top-Rated  45 ?????         Master Runs  47 (M)
Apple II C O M P L E T E ! 4 Total
Arcade C O M P L E T E ! 10 Total
Atari 2600 C O M P L E T E ! 7 Total
Browser 1 (U) 0 (B) 39 (C) 40 Total
Calculator C O M P L E T E ! 2 Total
Family Computer 1 (U) 0 (B) 7 (C) 8 Total
Game Boy/Color 1 (U) 3 (B) 27 (C) 31 Total
Game Boy Advance 5 (U) 9 (B) 21 (C) 35 Total
GameCube 14 (U) 12 (B) 37 (C) 63 Total
Game Gear BEAT 1 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
Genesis / Mega Drive C O M P L E T E ! 6 Total
Mac C O M P L E T E ! 5 Total
NES 2 (U) 1 (B) 54 (C) 57 Total
Nintendo 64 2 (U) 4 (B) 14 (C) 20 Total
Nintendo DS 9 (U) 2 (B) 14 (C) 25 Total
Nintendo 3DS 2 (U) 1 (B) 1 (C) 4 Total
Origin 1 (U) 3 (B) 1 (C) 5 Total
PC 82 (U) 11 (B) 180 (C) 274 Total
PlayStation 3 (U) 1 (B) 5 (C) 9 Total
PlayStation 2 10 (U) 1 (B) 4 (C) 15 Total
PlayStation Portable 2 (U) 0 (B) 5 (C) 7 Total
Saturn C O M P L E T E ! 1 Total
SNES 4 (U) 1 (B) 34 (C) 39 Total
Steam 121 (U) 8 (B) 50 (C) 179 Total
Virtual Console (3DS) C O M P L E T E ! 3 Total
Virtual Console (Wii) 11 (U) 0 (B) 16 (C) 27 Total
Virtual Console (WiiU) 1 (U) 0 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
Wii 13 (U) 0 (B) 16 (C) 29 Total
Wii U 4 (U) 0 (B) 4 (C) 8 Total
Wii U Downloads C O M P L E T E ! 1 Total
WiiWare C O M P L E T E ! 5 Total
WonderSwan/Color C O M P L E T E ! 1 Total
All Games 922 Total
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about 3 weeks ago

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Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Mega Man Zero huh? I made the pilgrimage through those four games recently, and I can't count myself as much of a fan. Save Assist really aids the experience, though. Being able to really study a boss pattern and how they react to different things without having to worry about your extra life count is very valuable.

But the ranking system really turns me off. You only get one shot at those flashy EX skills because of it, and applying too many of the cyber elves you found permanently guts your score. Maybe there's some joy in mastering the game enough that you can S rank the entire thing while using no cyber elves, but when entire game content is hidden behind having a good rank it really bugs me that you can't try again in the same playthrough. Especially since, in 2 onward, you can play those levels again but mostly only to grind E Crystals. Love the strange names the game gives you based on rank though. Being called the "Supreme Edgeman" caused me to hit the screenshot button on my switch so fast.

And ugh, the grinding. It gets worst in the first and fourth games. 2 really cuts down on it while 3 is easy enough that I didn't find grinding necessary. In the Mega Man X games, you find an upgrade, it gets applied immediately. You don't have to purchase the license to use it. I don't see why they thought a white knuckle action game needed an hour grinding just to give the player an extra hit or two of health.

Anyway I hope your Zero experience improves in the second game like it did for me.
about 1 month ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
1° mission of Contract Jack is awesome, it is kind of like a Mafia FPS game. The music also is very Italian/old.
about 1 month ago

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
On Fire: 3 beat or complete in a row
Sleep: Not playing anything
Thanks for accepting my request - I just thought about adding more people is all to get more into what other people are playing and seeing their collection. Thanks again
about 1 month ago (edited)

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
That's true. But at least it's stunning how detailed and creative some of the workshop blueprints are, though. I wish I'd have the patience to deeper learn the quick controls and maybe get into creating blueprints. The problem is I'm sure I'd end up getting drawn to other games instead.
about 2 months ago

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
I also have a weird attraction towards weird and forgotten games, I love to play weird games that have nearly zero popularity xD
about 2 months ago

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
Hello! well, I was exploring Monolith Games (because I love the games they make) and I found Contract Jack both on Wikipedia and on Youtube. So we are not the only ones that have heard of it, but yeah it's probably a very weird and unpopular game. I liked all the way except a few bad things, I have just finished, and it's a nice game to have random fun. I never played other NOLF game so that's proably even weirder. What are your toughts about Contract Jack? I think it was sadly forgotten in time xD
about 2 months ago (edited)

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
There are a few downsides, such as the difficulty of finding a spot to place them and prices a bit higher than expected. But in my opinion, it's fair to use them anyway and blame it on how obnoxious it is to manage these ratings. Have you heard of the 'decoration cube'? It's a workshop preset that allows you to reach max decoration ratings just by placing a cube next to the attraction. I don't use it, but I can easily understand people who do. Sometimes it takes forever to get a decoration rating to the top, and you aren't always feeling like spending your evening placing rocks and trees.
No matter where you go, there you are.