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This board is for the discussion of classic, or "retro" games, including consoles, computer games, arcade games (including pinball) and any other forms of video games. Retro gaming means platforms launched in 2001 and earlier, and official game titles for those platforms released no later than December 2007 (homebrew console games made after this date will be permitted). The Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo Game Boy Advance, and Sony PlayStation 2 will now be considered "retro".

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Picrelated gotta be the most funny game in the world. Don't know what else can compare. Maybe Sam & Max.
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for me it's Anachronox

is that one even retro?
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Goemon games have pretty good humor. I genuinely laughed at the ending of Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon
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Remember Duckman? He got a point and click game

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>You're making the greatest empire the world has ever seen, but you were mean to a few small noble houses one time? I'm going to wreck everything we've spent years working for then fuck you >:(
Bigger cunt since Azura
To the anon who made this thread, I wrote a reply and it's a waste you didn't see it.
I think Doom wins overall just because it has way better mod support.
Also Half-Life mods always requires some sort of narrative and that's hard to ask from most.
However, I've replayed the original Half-Life campaign way more times than Doom/Doom 2 so that should tell you which one can stand on its own without mods.

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New Virtual Boy emulator for 3DS that actually works.
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By your own personal standards, yeah if you want it to be. By this board's official standards, no. The rule in the sticky is:
>Retro gaming means platforms launched in 2001 and earlier, and official game titles for those platforms released no later than December 2007 (homebrew console games made after this date will be permitted).

DS came out in 2004 which conflicts with "2001 and earlier".
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i just wanted to talk about okamiden

ah fair enough
ill respect the board rules then
The board rules were shit too, Dreamcast should be the retro cutoff point. It was nice and simple back then.
It’s been 23 years since 2001. It’s time to move on.
>"Dude when is the Wooly Mammoth going to be considered a Cretaceous animal? It's been thousands of years it should count as one by now."

What's your favorite isometric game?
For me.... It's KINOStalker.
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Beyond Oasis and Links Awakening are the very very best I've played.
Wouldn't consider Link's Awakening isometric, it got a top-down view.
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>Beyond Oasis
Same goes for Beyond Oasis. Not isometric.

I gotta add Vandal Hearts. Loved that game!
Crazy how Diablo straight up ripped treasure off
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The Sims 1.

I grew up watching Electric Playground, so I was quite familiar with Tommy but didn't think much of him as anything other than "That Earthworm Jim music guy". Now it turns out that Tommy Tallarico Studios was a house built on a series of lies, and he never composed or performed any of the music attributed to him.

Is there a bigger gaming Snake Oils salesman than him?
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Multiple posts in this thread. Tommy was a manager/producer at best, and hired composers and performers to create the soundtracks. The people Tommy is co-credited with are the ones who actually did the music and many are coming forward saying how little Tommy did. Don Griffin did Disney's Alladin, Mark Miller did Earthworm Jim 1, Tony Bernetich and Christopher Beck did Earthworm Jim 2, Todd Dennis did MDK, etc.
No I mean an actual source.
Tommy's a scumbag but I still have a bit of nostalgia for him due to Judgement Day so I can't entirely make myself hate him.
>He doesn't know about the iQue leak
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Oh, a Tommy thread? Time to bust out this bad boy
Reminder that Tommy:
-Claimed he was the first western person EVER to work on the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, because he worked on Sonic and the Black Knight (Wii) despite Americans working on Sonic in the early 90s.
-Claimed he and Shigeru Miyamoto are close friends because he was contracted to make some sound effects for Metroid Prime. When devs involved with the project were asked, they said none of his work made it in and they barely remember seeing him at all.
-Claimed he was the one who came up with the idea for making the original Prince of Persia a mostly silent game (of course a music producer would suggest this) even though his only involvement was porting the DOS game's music to the Game Boy game.
-Stole a banjo song from some random guy's demo reel and called it Andy Asteroids

Also not-vidya:
-Tommy claims his parents never ever drank alcohol on the Atari Age forums, then across several interviews stated that his mother would drink wine with her friends and play Wii
-Claimed he was an MLB Hall of Famer, and his proof was a ring that conveniently out-of-framed the part of the ring that said 'Fantasy Camp'

And most importantly
-Is being sued for hundreds of thousands of dollars because he decided to rent furniture for his giant office, and is defending himself with the argument that "They should have known not to lend me money."

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Despite being a sequel to one of the fan favorite Super Nintendo games, I've never heard a soul mention this one. Probably because it's not really a sequel and not very good. Don't wory, the mildly entertaining biking stages are often punctuated with mind numbingly boring beat em up stages. Was there a TV show reboot or something at the time? I don't know but this is a dull one.
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>one of the fan favorite Super Nintendo games
That's being generous.
I don't know if I even wanna find out how bad this game is
most reviews seem to be 1 or 2 out of 10
I don't think it's *that* bad... It's just really bland and the only bad part is the brawling sucks.
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I fucking loved that SNES game, me and buddy always played the shit out of it like every week end. We played it more than Mario Kart.

That being said it's funny to also know there was a DS game for it. It was complete shit and nothing like the SNES one ether.

Why don't games do this anymore?
I feel this type of box art can be very evocative, because you're looking through a photograph and into an actual, real-world space.
It doesn't matter how wacky the sculptures are, the fact that they and the space around them are actually real makes this type of box art feel tangible, and instantly pulls you into this other world.

You think of most video games themselves as tangible, to some extent. They present this other reality and it's their job to pull you into it - no matter how wacky it is.
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Too bad that the port is so so. Ocean made a better port for PAL NES.
Thanks to this thread I am torrenting all of the available scans of Animage, Famitsu, Nintendo Power, Beep!, and MSX. So much amazing traditional art.
Any other classic mags I should scout around for?
Does this count?
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Those Old retro full color japanese gaming and anime magazines are amazing like a time capsule for hobby fans. They didnt skimp out on the budget back in those days and some had posters. I just hope too many westerners dont start hoarding buying them all because they are rare. Or at least make scans so they are persevered and available for everyone to read.
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Not clay but I think this suits the thread

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what did he do
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thumbnail looks like october rust
bike thief
He stretched his arms out far beyond his jurisdiction.

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can we finally admit this one wasn’t up to par? it’s a weak companion to 2, nothing more.
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code veronica is the real resident evil 3
regardless of the timing having it be a shared input with fire was really stupid.
>Original re 3 le bad
>Shitty feminist remake le good

nobody here said the remake was good. nice strawman, retard
Dodge trigger is consistent, the problem is the dodge animation since it can back up against a wall without letting it you slip through the attack and still take damage. That's why it should always be used as an emergency measure only regardless of godly reflexes.

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That would be Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons Of Liberty.
Literally nobody:
Not a single soul:
Yeah it's this
Always felt MGS3 was solid for the faces

if the shoe fits
Yes, thanks for confirming it.
The environments are made of Paper Mache. It's light on textures and geometry. Another case of people getting fooled by a strong artistic sense + high framerate.

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Dont mind me folks, just another random resident evil thread for the 300th time this week. Now please, give 500 replies and be on your way
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hell be fine
It's just one particularly annoying schizo spamming them. I'm tempted to just hide all RE threads from now on.
>getting government money for free for entire life
dunno, sounds like a nice way to roll
>Now please, give 500 replies and be on your way
I wasn't going to, but you were so polite that I couldn't refuse.

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How does the PC Engine compare to the other consoles of its generation?
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>Password memory device!
funny way to describe it but I guess that made sense at the time
>The library of really good standout games is pretty tiny compared to Super Nintendo and Genesis.

the library is much smaller in general (650 games versus 1500 snes or 1000 ish sega)

but most of them are shooters or untranslated RPGs
I never really thought about this before, but I can definitely see it. It feels closer to a Gen 4 console than the Dreamcast does to a Gen 6, so I'm split on whether I'd call it "Gen 3.5" or not.

The Gamecube's d-pad is easily the worst part of its controller. Even the maligned early versions of theXbox 360 d-pad are better.
Turbo everdrive pro
>fits in the normal game card slot
>has savestates and cheats working for most games
>is cheaper
and also does everything SHDS3 does except
>emulate a console with 5 games
>emulate NES games
>dump games?
>be made by giant faggots named TerraOnion
>add buggy video outputs, options for color adjustments, and optional scanlines on HDMI
though you can buy an EDFX if you want more video outputs and it will still probably be cheaper
They’re still around, they just didn’t grow up consoooming undifferentiated cultural slop

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What one-shot games do you wish had become a series? Or at least, got a sequel?
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Ardy is proto Klanoa.
I can see the resemblance.
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Brainlord was part of a trilogy, but it was a trilogy that never could settle on a genre, Brainlord was the only action RPG in it.
It's the only Zelda-like game that I felt was comparable to LttP, it had fun combat and puzzles. Too bad they never continued to refine on it.
Love the soundtrack of this game. Especially the Crystal Tower
This game wasn't as fun as I remember when I played the demo as a kid.

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What is the best way to play Doom and Doom II nowadays? I'm up for improvements.
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Voxel Doom looks very fascinating.
you can't play how you want and you are not relaxed
Do you know about PsyDoom?

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Chocolate Doom if you want the 1993 experience
Nugget Doom if you want more than 35 FPS, widescreen, higher resolution, but still not stray too far from the original feel
GZDoom if you want to go full modern with complete freelook, etc (remember to go in the settings and turn off texture filtering which is on by default in GZDoom and looks like liquid shit)
I'll use this to go through Doom 2 since I only played Ultimate Doom with the other mod and was planning on continuing it later.

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