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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.

Helpful links:
Game Tech Wiki
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DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread >>4320236

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 only: http://www.mediafire.com/file/edy3dhdbp33pdg7/IWADS.zip
+ IWADs and more (>3 GB): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B47V8l2eVZKxRU82S3JkZkdBRXM

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>>4335024
alternatively delete the apparently useless PNAMES/TEXTURE1 from spookygfx1.wad

1645629 12 PNAMES
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which only define a single texture S3DUMMY of unknown purpose. (where did it come from?)
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>>4329998
What map is this?
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>>4335026
oh, hmm
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How's that GMOTA update coming along? Haven't been here for months.
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>>4335007
Okuplok map has probably more than 30000 monsters

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It seems like over the past couple of years, next to no one has talked that much about any console older than the NES. The Atari 2600, the Colecovision, Vectrex, Odyssey 2, etc., it seems as though any and all conversation about these has been thrown out the window. Why is this?
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My 2 cents:

1.) Home consoles were a niche phenomenon back then and had not yet arrived in the mainstream. Thus, less content, less interest.

2.) Arcade games were the genre-defining medium at the time, so are more often talked about. Games that were neither arcade ports nor knock-offs were a clear minority on early home consoles.

Discuss.
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>>4332002
THEY SUCK
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>>4333074
No problem, Bro. I also have the unreleased Vectrex adaptation.
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>>4333169
I think they made a remake or something.
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good game
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>>4333726
>There are several classed that an ememy could belong to. Those classes are
>Human, Beast, Undead, Phantom, Dragon and Evil. You can use weapons against
>enemies of certain classes to raise that weapons affinity against that class.
>In other words if you use a weapon against the Human class enough times it
>becomes a strong weapon against humans. Now I am sure you are thinking, why
>don't I just have one weapon that is good against everything, that would be so
>simple. True, that would be simple but unfortuantly it is not possible. I'll
>explain. Classes are in this order:
The classes have the least effect on the amount of damage you actually do and can be safely ignored while you focus on combinations and type/affinity

basically that's a lot of words typing about shit you don't understand that isn't needed unless you're an obsessive compulsive who projects onto others constantly
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>>4334095
bump
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>>4332551

I love you
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>>4333726
>that would be simple but unfortuantly it is not possible

It absolutely is and anyone can do it with the starting weapon, crafting, and killing every enemy you encounter without excessive chaining.
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Hey /vr/ I want to replay this game because I'm in the mood for some capeshit retro-vidya, what's the best version? PC, DC, PS1 or N64?
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Better than the first fight theme.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkfAKF_wkhc
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https://youtu.be/u-nmYhzVAmo
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>>4334686
I AM NOT
THE BADGUY
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HEY
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>>4335020
DON'T WANNA BE YA

What is the best retro Zelda game and why is it Oracle of Seasons?
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Friendly reminder that the Oracles games are competently made yet boring as shit.
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>>4334128
I keep hearing this but still don't understand it.
"Boring" is subjective. I don't see how it's any more boring than LA.
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>>4334149
For once the Oracles keep you on too tight a leach. You can actually sequence break in LA.
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>>4334160
There's for sure one dungeon you can do out of order in Seasons. And there's more side stuff to do if you want to explore.
I remember LA leading you through the dungeon order. But you're probably talking about glitches or something.
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>>4334160
>For once the Oracles keep you on too tight a leach
I don't care.

Inspired by another thread we had about this subject. I love games that have a grimy or grungy art direction/aesthetic. Some examples include Wolverine Adamantium Rage, Spider-Man Web Of Fire, Chakan, Spawn PS1, Judge Dredd. Anyone else out there into this?

Thread Theme https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcV4lduB1uQ
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>>4333261
i thought that movie didn't come out til years later
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dammit don't die
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>>4333267
the games are based on the original script of the movie
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Skeleton Krew
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEbf8_50wwU
Especially the music.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUioJ_3lDdg
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sonic spinball still haunts me

western developed post-2nd gen shmups that are worth playing
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>>4332601
fair point
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>>4320247
>What western games are better than Shock Troopers, Pocky & Rocky, and Twinkle Tale?
Zombies Ate My Neighbors, Gauntlet, Robotron
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>>4326747
>>4334675
Smash TV baby!

>>4322376
I really enjoy Apocalypse and One on the PX1.

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Is Adam Bomb in the game, /vr/? Sal Divita confirmed that he was in the game, but he wasn't completed, probably meaning he didn't have a complete moveset/missing graphics. Of course, it could just be one big meme and he was never in the game at all. I've been trying to find a way to uncover any sort of graphic for him, but I don't think there's any graphic editors for Wrestlemania the arcade game. Curious about finding him because I actually really like this game and think its better then mk 1 and 2 and vanilla mk3, only losing to umk3
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Also, if he does indeed exist, I'd say only in the arcade version, as Undertaker's fatality got removed from console ports, so if Adam Bomb was really in it, he'd probably be removed as well.
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This is one of those games where all the console ports suck, but for different reasons.
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>>4333984
I mean, the sega saturn version isn't so bad. The loading times and no music during the fights is pretty crappy, but it has everyone and the graphics aren't that compressed from the actual Arcade game. The SNES version on the other hand...
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>>4333984

The 32x version SHOULD have been the best but its sound design is atrocious. Acclaim could never do justice to Midway's game, In Your House proved it.
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>>4334501
32X is also running at only 30fps as well.

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GAME IDENTIFICATION THREAD

Trying to remember the name of a game? Ask here! Make sure to be as descriptive as possible!


I played a 3-D truck driving game years ago that I can't remember the name of anymore. I think it was an arcade game, but I'm not 100% sure. I distinctly remember driving on highways. The only thing that I am 100% positive about is that it was NOT Sega's 18 Wheeler, nor was it a "sim", ala Eurotruck Simulator or those types of games.
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>>4332463
>genesis fighting game that was 2D. was really coloful
Eternal Champions? I don't think it's Japanese, though.
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This is a flash game. Can't tell if its as valid.

You were a brown robot, kinda like a model doll you use for drawing and you had to escape or do some objectives while you moved on some tiles but at the same time you could not go step tiles you already stepped on. So it was kind of an puzzle-adventure game. It was isometric too. You were going through some lab and dark settings, pushing buttons (can't remember if reading logs), going from level to level.
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>>4330796
No, he just plodded along. Just a simple walk.
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>>4323807
What platform was it on?
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>>4325596
Gearheads?

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Face it PSO fans, Rangers are the best class type in the game.

* Best weapons in terms of looks and abilities (Spread Needle for one).
* Coolest looks
* Most versatile class type. You have an effective support that can hurt things well (RAmarl), the best jack of all trades in the game (RAmar), and fucking shit up with high attack power (RAcast).
* Androids don't depend on traps to be able to hit a Booma like their Hunter cousins that couldn't hit shit if their lives depended on it.
* Two waifubait characters, while the other classes have one.

Hunters are retards that think they're cool with their high attack power and big-ass lame swords while Forces are buff and debuff slaves that occasionally get uppity and cast an attack technique or two to pretend they're useful for anything besides letting the adults in the room hurt things better.
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>>4330673
Late but I fucking love you my dude.
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>>4332535
it really does seem like hunters just got ignored or nerfed as the versions rolled out, or maybe ranger just got brought up to par and just them removing some shit from hunters is what makes them seem so much worse

Hunters weapons are still fun but it gets less fun when you realize the game is much smoother with ranged weapons and that you kinda just get shit on most of the time when you try to man mode shit without a buff slave
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>>4334935

I think Hunters were at their best in V1 and V2. V1 had good common items, Spread Needle, and all techs available to them. V2 had good common rares for them.

Once the GC version hit, they got hit with the nerf stick real bad, while Rangers got better guns in the form of S-Ranks, and much easier to get rares from V2. RAmarl is a solid addition to the Ranger roster, while HUcaseal is kind of a gimmick that needs buffs to stay competitive for damage. BB hurt them even more, with their new rares being junk or gimmicks, while Rangers got Heaven Striker and adding hit to Baranz Launcher.
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>>4319862
How many people play this still?
I'm aware there is a free one that still has a somewhat active userbase, and i've debated getting it before, but I'm not sure if the community would be fun to play with or not.
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>>4335030
ephineas population has gone up actually, it used to only get 30 or so players at any time now it seems to always be 100+, its a small community, but its actually pretty easy to get games going

but due to the community size its probably not a good idea to be an asshole cause you will be instantly ostracized

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>uninstall all your games anon, they are causing computer viruses
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>>4334059
>implying Fox News will break the conditioning
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>>4334059
>going full on /pol/ from watching shit like info wars & FOX news 24/7 that made them crazy
The other day I wanted to show my mom a youtube video.
The first thing she said was "Is he a liberal or conservative?"
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>>4333256

Your mother's pussy. That is definitely some antiquated western philosophy.

Get rekd
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>>4333193
>Makes you less of a uncultured pleb.
>comic books, adolescent fantasy novels and lego sets
Come on, Anon. Classical literature isn't that hard for a child to grasp. I was made to study literature and the piano when I was 8 and I wasn't some kind of prodigy. Give kids more credit.
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>>4333193
No, you just need non-autistic parents.
It befuddles me when people tell me stories about their parents getting them a console but never buying any games, or just telling them they can't play for more than 5 minutes a day or shit like that. I had restrictions when I was a kid, but never so severe. And I had all the time in the world both to play games and read books. Your parents were assholes if they had to dictate how you should spend your free time.

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Why is this game still not on GOG?
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>>4333909
I would actually create an account and even downloaded that stupid client of theirs just to get this game.

God fucking dammit I miss it so much.
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>>4334924
You don't need the client though.
Only like 3 multiplayer games depend on GOG Galaxy, otherwise there's no reason to install it.
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>>4334482
Mars Guo is my dude!
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>>4334956
I know. What I meant was that this game would make me install it if they forced it. That's how much would I be willing to sacrifice for this game.
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>>4334482
I always started with Ebe Endocott then jumped to "Bullseye" Navior as soon as I unlocked him.

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In Puyo Puyo ~n, Arle Nadja is eating toast in one of the stills for the intro sequence.

Is she supposed to be looking at me or idly staring at the wall or what? It's such a silly expression!

She does it at 1:14 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rj62T5A-f8Q
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>>4332043
>"Yatta naaaa!" whenever she gets mad at you
>"batankyuuuuu!~" when she goes to bed after a long day of work
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More Puyo please!
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So apparently this book came out that features artwork from the Compile-era. The cover is pretty cute imo.
https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/483545524X
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my day today
>go on /vr/ for first time
>"Oh hey, a puyo thread, I liked puyo tetris and kirby's avalanche"
>see this
good first experience
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>>4334745
Yay!

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Post Quake stuff or related goodness.

Quake: https://desu-usergeneratedcontent.xyz/vr/image/1476/78/1476783249877.png
Quake pastebin (2016-06-22): http://pastebin.com/XjBHDRFw

about Qump: http://www.celephais.net/board/view_thread.php?id=61385
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>>4334120
>>4334126

thanks
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Is the anon that played digital paint 2 still lurking these threads?
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where can i find the hd quake 1 retexture shit these days looks like all the old links are down
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>At E3 1997, people shit their pants when the Quake 2 demo shows enemies ducking to avoid attacks.
>In-game, ducking is piss easy to bypass by shooting at the feet of the handful of enemies that duck.
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>>4334736
http://qrp.quakeone.com/



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