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This board is for the discussion of classic, or "retro" games. Retro gaming means consoles, computer games, arcade games (including pinball) and any other forms of video games on platforms launched in 1999 and earlier. With the release of the 8th generation of consoles, the Sega Dreamcast will now be considered "retro", though the remainder of the sixth generation (Xbox, PS2, GameCube) will not.

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Any thoughts on console FPS games?

I just beat Alien Trilogy today. Overall the mission structure helps keep things interesting, and tends to make up for the often simple level design. The lighting can be terrible at times, but the game does manage to capture a moody atmosphere. Xenomorphs are surprisingly durable, and their eratic movement can actually make them quite formidable.
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>>4787290
The Saturn has a better framerate, but it's missing some of the lighting effects.
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Alien Trilogy was also released on PC, DOS. It's a bit troublesome to get it to run at the right speed in DOSbox though, but otherwise it's the best version.

>>4787309
I think it's 2.5D, but desu I have no idea, it looks 3D and at times it pulls some really sick architecture, the likes you wouldn't be able to do in Build.
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>>4786243
I wish There was an easy way to play Slien vs Predator Jaguar. Damned emulator doesnt let me rebind controls
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>>4789485
*Alien
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my favorite

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Also Earthbound/mother thread go!
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>>4789346
Why the hate man?
I just wanna play games
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>>4789363
Thanks. I'll give it a try out too =)
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>tfw trannyjanny has a hateboner for the Nerd and deleted anon's post alluding to his review
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>>4789040
but he doesn't get to self-insert without feeling bad about being bullied anon

he just wants his adolescent power fantasies
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>>4789456
I seriously dont understand some of the hate for e-celebs
Like sure, some of the uninformed and annoying ones like metal jesus are annoying, but good sources like AVGN or LGR are fine to bring up on a board meant for discussion.
That'd be like alluding to a documentary in a world war 2 discussion

But anyways OP, play it, you'll enjoy it.
I just beat it for the first time recently as a person who doesn't play RPG's outside of the Paper Mario or Mario & Luigi series.
The combat becomes fun when you start getting more PSI abilities and party members, and the music, story, and visuals keep you invested the whole way through.

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What is it about 2D Games aging better than 3D games

Other than graphics wise
What is it about 2D gameplay that makes them age better?
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>>4785871
>aging
I should skin you alive faggot
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>>4788119
>Owlboi looks the same as Metal Slug
Nah. It's more detailed than that.
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>>4789213
>t. Scumsucker who thinks that Dune 2 didn't age
Or maybe you're a weeb who didn't touch any western game in your whole life.
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>>4789251
Don't kid yourself, your westshit games were always a trash.
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>>4786993
>320x480 the pixel art starts to look tiny
800x600 is pretty good anon. It also gives you leeway for sprite scaling, unlike what you get in the SNES/Megadrive games.

I've been playing ff7 since I was 5 and still play it daily today and I still have no clue wtf is going on with the story.

The first disk made perfect sense than the second disk just messed everything up.
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>>4774071
Jenova experiments had tattoos. This guy are sick, dummy.
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>>4785720
>Tifa's role could be seen as that of Maria Magdalena because she is also a whore
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>>4789107
>what the fuck were they thinking?

>I want people to play this game for literally fucking ever.
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>>4789276
queer
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>>4789309
it must be heavy to walk around wearing a carpet

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I'm sorry, but it's the greatest game ever made.
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>>4789406
It's not even the best Castlevania game.
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>>4789406
When did Konami make a yaoi bondage game?
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And also one of the most frequently posted here.
Weekly.

Seriously anon, you don't need another thread, you don't need us to reassure your tastes.

Now fuck off.
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This is the best castlevania at least. Only autists prefers linearvanias, thank god Iga made SotN
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Lost interest in Castlevania once it went all Metroid.

Is it worth playing today?
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>>4788875

It takes only a couple of days to finish.. just play it.
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>>4788875
I'm playing legend 3. I like it but I haven't completed it yet. I'm at the part I got stuck on as a kid. A little too basic tho
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It's a fun game that can be finished pretty quickly. I recommend human/mutant parties, though you can get strong monsters if you're either really good at figuring out the meat logic or just look up a guide.


Humans' STR/AGI stats do not cap at 99, despite the display. They go up to 255, then roll back over to 0. If you want to exploit this, keep track of how much you're raising the stat past its displayed value.

The move SAW (as well as the weapon by the same name) is likely defective; it will only kill monsters with HIGHER DEF than the user's ATK. Including bosses.
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>>4789296
>find out a cool thing
>I will now spoil this joy for others
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>>4788875
Yes, it's the probably the only JRPG where you can use a nuke/chainsaw/flamethrower/uzi/shotgun as weapons.

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Does Brutal Doom help or hurt the OG Doom and Doom II games? I hear conflicting reports that it either brings awareness to a 20+ old game but that it also messes with something that was great to play as originally intended.

What's /vr/'s take?
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>>4788812
He's a lot like what you'd see on here, the difference being most other places won't put up with your shit if you act like that, so he has a nasty reputation for shitting up other communities.
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>>4788747
He deliberately made it so that if his custom Doom campaign (Hell On Earth Starter Pack) was run with a specific sub-mod (Project Brutality) it would crash Doom and possibly your computer. He openly admitted to doing this out of spite because someone from Project Brutality's dev team did something he did not like.

He's a cunt.
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>>4788104
what ugly monstrosity is this
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>>4788003
While it's nice that it brought attention to classic Doom, it's also a poorly-coded and badly-balanced mess that steals attention from more deserving gameplay mods, and is developed by a lazy piece of shit human being to boot.
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>>4788003
>Does Brutal Doom help or hurt the OG Doom and Doom II games?
It makes them different.
YMMV. Try it.

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DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread >>4785224

DOOM/II/ULTIMATE/FINAL/64/CHEX/QUAKE/DUKE
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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>>4789459
/r/ing that picture where the sihlouette(?) was unveiled
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>>4789472
I don't have it, sorry buddy. I'd like to see it too though. I didn't know there was one.
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what yall think of guardian heroes?
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>>4789401
ay its got a cheap 90s anime look to it but so do a couple of other treasure games after 4th gen. i think that helps its charm but if you detest anime style i can understand that
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>>4789401
>shitting on based HAN's style
Fuck, you.
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>>4789453
HAN's style looks very different and jarring even for anime fans. The proportions in Guardian heroes are utterly bonkers, and his other work definitely steers more toward being cartoon-ish and wacky than the semi-realistic style that's popular today.

That said, I quite like it. It has a lot of personality.
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>>4789354
Great game

It's like $5 on XBLA so go get it for cheap
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>>4789464
>Defending noodle limbs and glass cutter jaw
Sorry man, shit art is shit art.

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Welcome to /tcg/, a general for games like Roller Coaster Tycoon, Simcity 2000, and Transport Tycoon. Enjoy your stay!

Previous Thread: >>4728003
Discord: https://discord.gg/AzHd2XP

Downloads:
>Open RCT
https://openrct2.org/
>Open Locomotion
https://github.com/OpenRCT2/OpenLoco
>Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe
https://www.openttd.org/en/
>Open Sim City 2000
https://github.com/rage8885/OpenSC2K


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>>4789304
I wouldn't doubt it. OpenRCT2 updates always change things in such a manner that they've completely broken guest AI in the past and no one batted an eyelash.
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Is there a way to add new scenery and rides to a preexisting scenario without having to start all over? Made a scenario and I overlooked several things
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>>4789427
Yeah, the release i have has novelty vanish from the crooked house/circus so fast that i can't charge the default price, because it's "too high"
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>>4789460
Right now, covered rides are also partially broken, I've noticed guests will avoid rides they normally flock to during rain storms.
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>>4789109
>a Schwarzkopf suspended coaster was almost finished
That would have been something.

Best donkey kong game comin thru
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>>4787731
>That ost

The music in those mountain levels is incredible. Truth be said the music of the trilogy overall is superb.
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2 is my favourite, but I loved 3 so much. When I found out a lot of people didn't like it I was genuinely surprised. The level design, map, boss fights and music were all fantastic!
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>>4785578

i replayed through 3 recently. i think it's definitely a great game, but i dunno if it's the best in the series. the levels are gimmicky, kiddy is annoying as shit, the elephant sucks compared to rambi, and i'm personally not an achievement whore so imo i think it's too much of a collectathon and i personally like the simpler objectives of the earlier games.

that being Said, i do like the DK coin puzzles, and of course the graphics are good, and the music is amazing. it's very abstract ambient electronica and was kindof ahead of its time (in america).

maybe instead of rating the games > > > like people have been doing, we should instead rate the characters.

Donkey > Dixie > Diddy > Kiddie

or the pets
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>>4787368
This. This is the best Donkey Kong game.
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>>4787376

I always loved DKC2's roller coaster music the best. I loved theme parks as a kid. They don't really do much for me now though. I should go skydiving. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjxqmW3B2GY

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When people talk about the best FPS games, Doom, Quake, Half Life always appear on their lists, usually in high position. When you talk to your friends about FPS games, these oldies are treated seriously as something great.

But not Duke. Duke 3D rarely appears on the sharper end of the best FPS games list, it's considered an old joke, if you talk to a friend about it, he will look to you with some disdain smile.

"Yea that old game with the strippers and the chew bubble gum quote"

Why really? Duke has a great set of weapons, many serious, dark levels, great varied architecture (unlike stupid modern FPS games with their military wastelands or generic bases), charismatic enemies and all.

DNF curse or just aged badly I don't want to accept?
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>>4788609
OK, they are both from Portland, that's all what I found.
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>>4788597
You say that but all I've done is make mods and yet I've had some tumblr nerds hunt me down for half a year because they don't like anime.
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I recall there was a weird bug in a game where the BattleLord boss in LA Meltdown gets killed over that open manhole cover near one of the over passes.

I saved the game and got killed and reloaded from that point.

The boss falls into the hole and then FALLS OUT OF THE SKY, landing with a splattering of blood, only to fall into the hole again, ad infinitum.


I still have that gave saved on my old hard drive 20+ years on.
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>>4789078
record it and post it on youtube
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>>4788641
Having 2 Dukers from the same town is unlikely, but it is possible. Believe it or not but ck3D (aka MRCK) and I lived in the same hometown, a small city of roughly 50-60k inhabitants.
I found out about it because several of his maps are based on real locations from that town. His map Anarchy City 2 is based on the neighbourhood where he grew up, and coincidentally I used to be a postman in that neighbourhood during 2-3 weeks as a summer job.

One of his older maps is based on a part of another town, which ironically is 1km away from where I live right now. Now though, being an older map it's barely recognizable and it's just some appartment buildings, nothing special like the other maps.


>>4788609
Compare his profile pic on Duke4 with the ones on steem it.

>>4789078
>LA Metldown
I think you mean the mini BattleLords in Freeway, with the manhole to the sewer?

Trying to clear my enormous backlog and am thinking about giving pic related a whirl. Is it actually good or is it overrated?
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>>4789245
Yeah. So the game is nothing. No good combat, no good exploration, just a snorefest.
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Except Infra Arcanum is a game about delving through catacombs that is actually quite exciting
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I hated it back in the day for not being very faithful to 2nd Edition.
Then 3rd Edition came out and I hated it because 3rd is miles better.
It's so bad compared to NWN, and NWN also did a pretty bad job of representing 3rd edition rules.
Maybe people who don't play DnD can enjoy it as a video game, but as a DnD product, I think it's fucking horrid. But please play it and make your own determination, if you do like it, that's great.
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>>4789430
Isn't ToEE the most accurate to 3rd edition rules?
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>>4789432
I wouldn't know, never played it. I've played the module in both 2nd and 3rd and its reputation for bullshit high difficulty is well-earned.

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Is original CS retro? Is 1.6?
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>download viruses from servers: the game
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>>4787858
I`ve always had the impression that only Russians and other 3rd worlders play CS.
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>>4784061
got me
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>>4787858
Does that actually happen?



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