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Hades
Collaboration w/ SamuraiSam. Because it's abrat time.

Updated about 3 hours ago

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Switch
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury
W2 - Ah... why not? Cool, stamps. Can't wait to post 'em on Miiverse. Ah fergot how whimsical this game was! FUNGIFIED!!

Updated about 12 hours ago

☆★★★★
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Misc
Random games, scores, thoughts
Wowzers, 8bitdo's N30 Pro controller is damn good. The spirit of an NES player lives on on my Switch, plus rumble and motion controls. 2 thumbs up!

Updated about 1 day ago

(U)
Switch
The Banner Saga Trilogy
Needs an undo button for when you want to cancel your action(s).

Updated about 1 day ago

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NES
Dragon Warrior III
Hero / Fighter / Pilgrim / Goof-off - Watching Hulu while grinding. So I think I just got a puff-puff, but my fortune got told instead. Magic Key soon

Updated about 1 day ago

☆★★★★
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SNES
The Lost Vikings 2 (Switch)
Get this on Blizzard Ahcade Collection! Now!

Updated about 3 days ago

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GEN
Sorcery Saga I (repro)
The final Japanese Genesis game... for reals this time! "Yatana!" - Arle when taking damage. No idea what that means.

Updated about 4 days ago

☆★★★★
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Switch
Pac-Man 99
Rank 30 / Dragon Spirit Emblem - Didn't win a single match tonight. How embarrassing.

Updated about 5 days ago

(C)
Switch
Super Mario Maker 2
ID - QHD-QTL-74G - Three new courses up, beaches.

Updated about 6 days ago

★★★★★

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202 (B)
32.3%
383 (C)
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SNES 1 (U) 15 (B) 43 (C) 63 Total
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Game Boy Advance BEAT 13 (B) 8 (C) 23 Total
Nintendo DS BEAT 16 (B) 4 (C) 26 Total
Nintendo 3DS 1 (U) 10 (B) 8 (C) 19 Total
Nintendo Switch 15 (U) 20 (B) 19 (C) 58 Total
PlayStation 5 (U) 11 (B) 14 (C) 40 Total
PlayStation 2 BEAT 14 (B) 7 (C) 24 Total
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Nintendo 64 BEAT 1 (B) 0 (C) 4 Total
All Games 735 Total
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about 6 hours ago

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Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I know it probably won't happen, but that gets my hopes up a bit for a 5th Boktai game in the future.

Yeah, I'm hoping that the mediocre reboots get left in 8th gen. Too many Bionic Commandos and Contra Rogue Corps in the last two gens.
about 10 hours ago (edited)

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I'm always time traveling. I just grabbed the DS browser because I can, and it was cheap.
I found the idea of a web browser on a handheld console really cool back then but never got to see one (the DS specifically; web browsers became common later of course).
Now it's just a mild amusement, though I can't (easily) use it since the DS only works with WEP Wi-Fi, which is no longer used because it's unsecure.
about 19 hours ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
Well it was like $6. I got it to play later as I'm going through and grabbing all the PS1/PS2 games that I otherwise wouldn't be able to get because they are ludicrously, prohibitively expensive. Before the store shuts down for good. I also got Klonoa and God Hand so far. I have some other high priority titles on my list but I'm taking it slow since I have until July.
about 2 days ago

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Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
At this rate, I wouldn't be surprised if we saw a port or re-something from Konami. It seems like they're finally starting to acknowledge their incredible back catalog.
about 2 days ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
Focus: Only playing one game
You NEVER have to worry about that; everyone is free to come and go as they please; like my house, this is a space that is free from social pressure. I don't know anything about Discord as a community, but I think it's an excellent program if you just pretend this is the turn of the century and use it like AIM; the chat part that I use is like Skype, but not broken.

I sure do; you were one of the first people I added, way back when I was only adding people for the purpose of discovering new games, so it was only people who had similar taste in games. That was about when I started using a hotlink to some Phantasy Star 3 website, because I thought Warrior Kara was cool. I still maintain that Phantasy Star 3 has some of the best charater design in any video game ever, especially the portraits.

I remember my sister showing me this a while back; we couldn't stop laughing.

Hell yeah, music! I'm hoping to have one for you soonish; the entire soundtrack isn't anywhere on the Internet, as far as I can tell, so I'm going to try to upload it to YouTube, since I ripped it myself. It's filled with oldschool GoodNESs.

❤ Dragon Warrior 7 (PSX) - I listened to this one during my big-ass music project a few ye- fuck, it really was a few years ago... Anyway, I really like the cold Spring feel that the overworld music has, but it's otherwise pretty boring. Koichi Sugiyama is vastly overrated in my opinion. Like, give credit where it's due - the main Dragon Warrior theme is a CLASSIC - but most of his stuff is just... there.

Grandia Xtreme (PS2) - Not really a fan. I also listened to a list of in-game loops and missing tracks, because 8 or so songs isn't adequate in exploring a JRPG's soundtrack. There were a few good tracks here and there, but usually the combat music is my thing, and it was obnoxiously zazzy here. I feel like this is one of those soundtracks that's better in context, where you're not paying close attention to it, but I just couldn't get into this one. Also, there is a track that steals the weird chanting from the boss music in the imperial areas of Breath of Fire 4.
about 2 days ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
Focus: Only playing one game
Gunman Clive - Holy shit if this isn't some alternate-universe SNES version of Wild Arms. This is excellent; thank you for sharing!

Home Improvement (SNES) - Urrreauuhhhl? You spell it, then. That logo tune is lovely; I don't usually care about stuff like that. The instrumentation on the melodies kinda suck, but there's a good soundtrack under that; the bass and keyboard are great, and evocative of its era. The monster theater stage music is hilarious; it's like it's trying to be a dark, hardcore version of the Home Improvement opening credits theme, like when Marilyn Manson covered Sweet Dreams by the Eurythmics. No keepers here, I'm afraid, but it was a lovely day to listen to this.

Madou Monogatari I (GEN) - Starts off great with the title track! A few familiar tracks here, since I already put some time into Puyo Puyo, but I haven't played much of this one yet. I do want to, now that it's been translated, though. Magical March is likely stolen from a Goemon game. Even still, there are a few unique tracks that I really liked, and it's solid overall.

Pengo (ARC) - I accidentally found the MSX version first, and I like that one a bit better; good, solid theme, but the Arcade original sounds a bit abrasive to me. Believe it or not, I haven't played Pengo all that much.

Silkworm (NES) - Not bad; the boss music reminds me a bit of later NES titles, like around '92 or '93, or more specifically, the first 2 Wily stages in Mega Man 4.

Star Parodier (PCE) - The title music TOTALLY has Kemco NES drums; it's just like Bugs Bunny's Crazy Castle! A lot of this is familiar, really, and I'm getting all sorts of vibes, like even from Sonic and Mega Bomberman.

Tetris Attack (GB) - Get the fuck out! I thought you meant Tetris at first; I'd totally forgotten that this had a Game Boy version. The Yoshi's Island tracks are interesting. I want to play more of the SNES version, but I don't remember it doing that; I do remember Yoshi graphics, though. Shit, though; some of this is REALLY good; I'm going to have to add this to the list.

WipEout Omega Collection (PS4) - The dubstep stuff drove me a little nuts, but not a bad set of electronica.

WWF Attitude (PSX) - Honestly, I couldn't get through this; too much diesel and testosterone. I remember this era, though.
about 3 days ago (edited)

Badges
Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Thanks for the tip-off! Downloading Lost Vikings 2 now.

And they brought back R.P.M Racing (the predecessor to Rock and Roll Racing), of all things? Wow. That's one of those "I feel like the only person who has played this" games from my childhood.

What a fascinating time to live in.

EDIT: I underestimated this collection. This "definitive edition" thing they're doing with the games is brilliant. Rock and Roll Racing has actual licensed music now instead of just MIDI. Wasn't expecting that.
about 4 days ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Yeah, the games are really great ( story, characters, world building, battle system ) but they are quite the time sink.

Why did I have to like JRPGs so much ! . IT TAKES SO MUCH TIME !
about 4 days ago (edited)

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Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I for one really like this "99" trend! What a fun idea. Dr. Mario 99 anyone? I'm also a fan of companies like Namco celebrating their legacy like this, especially when they pull out the obscure stuff. In general, I really get a kick out of retro game compilations even if the games are a mixed bag quality wise.

I don't really dislike Xevious. I just don't want to play it right now because I have other games to play. I recognize its legacy, as I do with pretty much everything in Namco's backlog. I just didn't find it much fun. I respect it and games like Druaga and Legacy of the Wizard, but I don't have the patience or context to fully appreciate them and just get frustrated. I'd like the music more were I in an arcade soaking in the arcade ambience, but that's not a thing anymore. In general though I'm not great at vertical shmups and don't have too much patience for . Then again, my fav shmup is Einhander so that's that.

I stay away from the Earthbound fandom for that very reason, if not every fandom and online community ever. It used to make me angry back as a teen when everyone on my corner of the internet wouldn't shut up about it in a "lol its wacky" way rather than the way I saw the game, and I know its gotten worse now. Nowadays I just tune it out. It's always going to have sentimental value to me though.

That's one thing that bugs me about re-releases; we tend to get the "original" version rather than a later rerelease. That's fine when the re-release comes with quality of life improvement features, but I'll always want that missing content to be there.

The mobile version of DQIII is a weird version when you consider it has SNES version graphics, orchestral music, new DQ style localization, and some of the bonus content and revisions from the SNES/GBC versions but not all of it (Pachisi is sadly missed). Why not just straight up port the SNES version? The GBC exclusive content isn't superb or anything (medal grinding, ugh), but again, I want my Pachisi minigame.

I'm no collector, but I'm proud of the fact that I own all the mainline Dragon Quest DS/3DS/Switch games in good working condition.

Code Name Viper IS a lot like Rolling Thunder. In fact, I played it first (haven't played it in a good 25 or so years though!) It's much more forgiving and fair. The "Shinobi" aspect is there, but hostages are hidden in the doorways. It's a good game. Great music.

Rolling Thunder on the other hand? Not for everyone. Ridiculously difficult.
about 5 days ago

Badges
Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
That's interesting; I never heard of Madou Monogatari on MegaDrive. I only knew of the Game Gear ones, since they had translations for a while.
about 6 days ago

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Backlog Beaten: July 1, 2020
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
The goof off class is a must in Dragon Warrior/Quest 3!
about 6 days ago

Badges
Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I have a particular fondness for the GBC version of Dragon Warrior III. I love the sheer volume of content in that version, and the game itself got me through some tough times. That said, I prefer the NES aesthetic (and translation).

I wouldn't recommend the Switch ports to anyone. They're hard on the eyes.
about 6 days ago

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Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
I'd play Warrior III over the Switch port any day. The SNES remake looks amazing, too.
about 6 days ago

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Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I bought the Rolling Thunder theme for Pac Man 99. The game's a lot of fun!
about 6 days ago

Badges
Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
Yo, I totally forgot about that one! I added it to my Steam wishlist. Astrodogs is a lot like it, but more akin to SF64, and with that vaporwave a e s t h e t i c I love so much. [Link] It's done by the same team that did Broken Reality. It's too bad these games will probably never see console ports. Broken Reality would be a perfect Switch game.

Loving the new color scheme you have goin' on here.
about 1 week ago (edited)

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I think I like Pac-Man 99 more than Tetris 99 when it comes to playing against 98 other people, even though Tetris is my jam. There's just more going on; it's more involved.

Analogue's Super NT, for the uninitiated: [Link]
Now if only Analogue would get it together and quit making 9 of every product they sell. This run of the Super NT sold out in about a half hour. The Analogue Pocket, their ultimate Game Boy [Link] , sold out in less than 5 minutes, I shit you not.

Edit: Hidden Valley 3 gets a like, as always.
Nice SMB3 homage, and thank you for easing up the timer this time.
about 1 week ago

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Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I really ought to introduce my brother to these DSP compilations.

I don't care for the drama stuff but seeing him get irrationally angry at games and blame the controller every time is hilarious in a "I used to do that when I was 8 years old" kind of way.
about 1 week ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
I'm glad you asked . It seems to be a SMUP and tactical XXX game. I've heard the gameplay is pretty good. Even with the sexual aspect aside, it looks pretty neat.

Note that this can get NSFW.
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about 1 week ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Sadly I did not enjoy the Tomba games. I thought they looked colourful and fun, but they've got some considerable problems, I felt. Maybe you just had to grow up with them, hard to say. Gonna be hard to forget the cringe of that speedrun, that much is true.
about 1 week ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
When I found out that Luigi has unique sprites in that version of SMW, I darn near screamed.
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