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Just beat System Shock 1 for the first time ever, using the Enhanced Edition mouselook first time I tried it in DOSBOX I gave up because of the controls. It's one of the most well-paced shooters I've ever played, with amazing level design, an entire ecosystem of weapons and tools to play with, and a story that's basic yet remains pertinent throughout (though cyberspace sort of sucked).

Moving on to the sequel now; unlike SS1, which was an RPG more in the vein of a tabletop game with the stats removed (ie an immersive sim), SS2 has more traditional RPG stats and builds. I'm worried I'm going to fuck up my game by building the wrong way: are there any tips I should know before going in?

Also, should I play my first playthough with the SCP mod installed? I like the look of SHTUP, but as for the rest I only saw something about SCP as a necessary set of bugfixes.
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Replaying it currently. It really does stand up well with a few mods.
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>>4852325
woah this looks great! i will give it a try later!

this song is made with the german voice overs, i like it alot!
https://youtu.be/OuZKwx-oOWU
enjoy!
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>>4854667
Works surprisingly well.

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DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread >>4847135

DOOM/II/ULTIMATE/FINAL/64/CHEX/QUAKE/DUKE/ETC
Gameplay, WADs/Maps/Mods, Source Ports
All other retro FPS welcome
~~ Let's post like gentlemen ~~

FAQ/PASTEBIN
http://pastebin.com/hzDnLpct

SO YOU WANT TO PLAY SOME...
Doom: https://desu-usergeneratedcontent.xyz/vr/image/1503/77/1503778360511.png
Doom Downloads:
+ IWADs and more (>3 GB): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B47V8l2eVZKxRU82S3JkZkdBRXM
+ PortaDOOM: https://spideroak.com/browse/share/Kroc/PortaDOOM/releases/

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>>4855876
>tfw blasting hordes of strogg with the best chaingun in fps history while Descent into Cerberon wails in the background

Q2 had its highlights
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>>4855481
DRLA might get the dragon slayer as
a weapon in a later update
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>>4855820
>John Romero's head as Roz
I'M SPAWNING YOU, CACOWSKI.
ALWAYS SPAWNING.
ALWAYS.
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>>4855962
Sorry, couldn't hear you over your incomprehensible accent.
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>>4855716
>That pic

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>This short interview with Demon’s Crest creators Tokuro Fujiwara and Masahiko Kurokawa first appeared in the November 1994 edition of Famicon Tsuushin. It mainly covers the creation of the Red Arremer character and the challenges of trying to hybridize action and adventure gameplay. Fujiwara’s remarks about new possibilities for the action genre foreshadow his subsequent move to Whoopee Camp and the development of Tomba series.

http://shmuplations.com/demonscrest/
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I kinda wonder how it would be like if they were to do a modern remake of Demon's Crest? It was a really nice game after all, and it would be awesome to play as a demon in a game with modern graphics and all that. But odds are that they'd just manage to screw it up somehow...
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>>4855027
it would probably be exactly like DMC/Bayonetta/Nioh/etc. etc. etc. action rpgs

Firebrand would have a melee punch combo and different breath specials and a dodge button and all the dumb shit
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>>4855027
Try Firebrand in MvC:i for a clue.

I love the hover-jump mechanic in Demon's Crest. More games need fun jump mechanics.

Why did Link turn into a bunny anyway in LTTP?
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>>4837684
Drum guy is from the shooting gallery near the dark world thieves town.
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>>4837553
>all these faggots posting cats
reddit is that way buddy
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>>4837553

I like FF5's Neo Exdeath. With the multiple parts all doing their own thing it feels like you're fighting a legion.
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>>4851718
Which are the hardest?
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>>4851478
Makes sense. I rarely play JRPGs anymore myself and I don't just play games for challenge. I still like roleplaying elements although not as much as when I was a kid/teen.
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>>4851718
*holds down CTRL*
wow nice challenge, nerd.
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>this entire thread
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>>4855019
That's like flipping through a book at the fastest speed you can without even skimming shit and claiming you've read it. The second fastest way to FAIL it, right after just closing it out.

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What are some accessible games for somebody who sort of likes the genre but not really enough to sit down and git gud?
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Salamander 1+2
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>>4852642
>>just do one loop of a Cave game bro, and dont worry about score

Literally that guy:
>>4852804

Also,

>Fantasy Zone: auto fire on

Japanese master STG players confirmed for lazy casual millennials
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>>4852383
Xexex is a must.
Also, Tyrian.
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>>4854552
>Literally that guy:
No you faggot a lot of those low tier games can be 1ccd on your first blind attempt if you concentrate and I assume that someone who likes the genre wants to play it instead of just watching visuals while brainlessly pressing buttons. There are plenty of easy shmups that are still engaging and well designed instead of Tyrian which is just junk on every front from basic movement being slippery shit, to shooting feeling terrible to no iframes and bizarre knockback on collission.
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>>4852424

So it's the shmup version of Avenging Spirit?

What is the appeal of this shovelware ridden piece of shit? Why did eurofriends latch onto it?
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>>4852858
A few games like Civilization and X-COM have AGA versions, but you may as well just play them on the PC.
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The AGA Amigas for some brain-damaged reason still used planar graphics which meant no Doom.
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>>4847384
Why wouldn't it?
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>>4854103
Commodore did a lot of bad decisions at the end. I wonder how it would have played out if Atari bought Amiga Inc when they were up for sale instead of Commodore.
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Planar graphics made sense in the 80s due to limited memory, but it was completely stupid to still be doing by the time the AGA Amiga were out.

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OK, /vr/troopers. Time for one of these threads. Show off your hip obscurities and rip on others' taste, it's all fun.
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last bump for this then i'll let it go
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>Favorite game for fun
Crash Bandicoot, Gex: Enter the Gecko

>Favorite game for story/atmosphere
Metal Gear Solid, Dino Crisis (both), Resident Evil (all of them), Shenmue II

>Favorite game soundtrack
Crash Bandicoot

>Favorite controller
DualShock 4 (if /vr/ only, Dualshock)

>Near perfect game
There's no such thing. Even my favorite game isn't close to be perfect, it has a lot of flaws. The more i like a game, the more i start noticing things i don't like.


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>>4833353
You had ONE chance to put the Bongos controllers in the 'controller' part and you fucking blew it. I'm disgusted.
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>>4854148
The only problem is it's not retro.
I used to be such a little shit that I'd insist on trying to use the bongo controller when my neighbor wanted to play melee, so that it would be no fun for him and we could play something else.

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Have you played this game? If not, I recommend trying it, even if it's just for a bit. Fun fast paced shooter.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shhk239SeTs

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>Christmas is already over
>Yeah
>We didn't get to celebrate together
>Yeah

>Stay with me...for a while
>...Yeah
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I'm looking for the man who killed my father.
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What's Groovin' bro!?
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>>4851260
>stupid shit as Halloween.
What's it feel like to be so wrong?

Official holiday rankings:
Halloween > Thanksgiving > July 4th > Christmas > Memorial Day > Labor Day > New Years day
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>>4854557
t.american.
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>>4854761
>american
FUCK YEAH!

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The gay RPG
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>>4852454
Yep all of the PoPo games have been disappointing, yet I've bought every single one except the ps2 game. The worst of them was the latest, the story of seasons crossover shit.
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>>4852124
>>4853290
Are the anime any good?
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>>4852454
You do know the PSP port was mutilated beyond recognition, don't you.
It tries to cram an entire series worth of plot in one game, like those shitty 12-episode animes so numerous lately.

Series is baby's JRPG, SNES underdeveloped port edition.
First was actually challenging.
It has a lot of charm, but too many duds (Poporogue, PS2, PSP)
They tried repeatedly localizing it (1, 2, 4) without success, even so far to have official English titles.

>>4853317
Basically there's a manga, and then an unreleased idea for an adaptation with a slightly different grander story (Pietro's mother, Narcia) in a more fleshed out universe.
They did an animated pilot for an anime, but it went nowhere.
Sony bought the rights, had a developer adapt the full story as videogames (1 and 2).
The 1998 anime is a filler story about side events happening in the older continuity, but still really good.
Same team (I.G.) who did the anime FMVs in-game.

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>>4852193
Oh, baby, we have SOME SERIOUS EDGE GOING ON.
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>>4853696
>You do know the PSP port was mutilated beyond recognition, don't you.

I didn't, no. Not sure if I'm happy that the Japanese didn't get a terrible version or irate that I'll never get to play it. Apathetic at this point I suppose.

So this arrived today.
It was in great condition in the ad.
Paid over 500$ for it shipped.
Ebay seller lives in a fantasy world devoid of reason, logic and physics. A world where heavy 30 year old particle board can be shipped in an ill-fitting, flimsy box with a bunch of foam peanuts and old newspapers.
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>>4853208
Really, cause i saw one go for 1000$ and the only one that is still left on ebay the guy wants 2000$ .
So people have been paying 1000$ for clean examples of these so if you had any brains or knowledge then you would realize 500$ is a good price.
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>>4842717
>Paying 500$ for this
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>>4853389

The fact that there are neckbeards willing to pay (even more) money for it doesn't make 500$ good price for this piece of shit.
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>>4853389
>i saw one go for 1000$
post worthpoint screencap
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>>4848106
Yeah this happens every item I buy from the US since every American seller seems to be signed up to the GSP. They take it out of the original packaging and throw it loose in smaller packaging that isn't fit for purpose. On the plus side I did get a $300 game for free due to this because the case inevitably got damaged.

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Hi 4ch. Any ways to remove damn frames on it? Help please.
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>>4854758
No, just look at how squashed the actual game is. It's shoving a widescreen 720p signal into a 480i 4:3 display via a $4 chinese converter box. Everything that could be wrong with the image is wrong.
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Whatever you're using to downscale the HDMI might have a zoom/stretch switch but I agree with Anon this is ridiculous. What you're doing is a job for a Wii or real hardware with a multicart or flash cart.
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Look at dis shit. Now it looks ok. Just choose 4:3 res.
With a big tv it would be just dope af.
And just turn off fucking frames
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>>4854793
It's still not even close to a correct aspect ratio and it's no doubt 480i not 240p so you're only getting half the frame rate. You should really lurk /crt/ moar.
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>>4854793
That is still squashed as hell my dude

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where do you download your roms to emulating?, usually browse mine on emuparadise, and dont trust on any other site.
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>>4848319
if you're talking about gbatemp is to avoid DMCA and take downs.
It's awful but it makes sense.
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>>4843159
gba no-intro is ~14gb, n64 no-intro is ~12gb.
even if you only consider ntsc-u, you're way over your 2gb-limit.
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>>4848319
>what is plausible deniability
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>>4854703
SNES is 2.9 gig I think
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>>4848319
"Shut up, shut up, SHUT UP! If I don't hear you, it's not illegal!"

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>In order to beat this boss you needed to get a super-rare materia to get rid of the time
>In order to get that materia, you needed to go to a specific spot in the game, wait for a specific, randomly spawning monster to appear and know that you had to you a specific ability to turn it into said item

How the fuck where people supposed to be able to figure this shit out back then without the use of a strategy guide? Because that kind of information sure as hell didn't exist back in 1997 internet
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>>4845675
This is the only guide book I actually returned to the store because I thought this was so retarded.
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>>4848237
So just play through the game again and don't miss it next time. It's not like an extra 20 hours is a long time to put into a game.
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>>4853132
you photoshopped that, cunt
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>>4845338
I had internet and I lived in the midwest, but my dad was really into computer stuff so we had all sorts of nice things other kids didn't.
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>>4854571
nope



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