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7730048 No.7730048 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

They didn't live up to the best console ones but were the best side scrollers of the PC?



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7730034 No.7730034 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

>30 years of video games
>millions of interesting titles
>lol let's just talk about Mario and Zelda again

>> No.7730051

>>7730034
at least mario is good, but I don't know why people care about zelda so much

>> No.7730052

>>7730034
And now you're part of the very problem you so despise.

>> No.7730054

>>7730034
It's all in your mentally-damaged head, HRt-loving OP.

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>>7730034
you can't really blame them....

>> No.7730058

I'm not the one making contrarian threads about how they actually suck



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7729893 No.7729893 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

The Evil Doll wants to attack you!
Your actions?

>> No.7729902

shut the fuck up

>> No.7729906

>>7729893
Undertale has always been cringe. A tryhard attempt of trying to make an Earthbound successor, arguably also an already cringe game.

>> No.7729926

>>7729893
Not retro.



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7729815 No.7729815 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Yes, folks, all it takes is a $1000 accelerator board and your Amiga can run Doom at 10 fps. That'll show you, Johnny Carmack, you Amiga-hating hack, you. :^)

>> No.7730008

dread runs on vanillia amiga though

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>>7729815

>> No.7730030

>>7730028
shots fired



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7729742 No.7729742 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

5 World Cups, 2 World Wars and 1 Sega Master System

>> No.7729749

>>7729742
Why do they still produce Master System?



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7729615 No.7729615 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

American game composers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDE1aXSTt6c

British game composers:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8M4RX2gNumg

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>> No.7729846

>nationality has direct effect on musical ability
There's one thing the US and UK have in common: Standardized education

>> No.7729862

You already made this thread. Nobody cared then either. The body's still warm.
>>7725678

>> No.7729880

>>7729862
Think for a minute, Anon. If I was the Anon who posted that thread and I wanted to post it again, wouldn't I have cherrypicked an example where the UK song was superior, as he did?

>> No.7730005

>>7729615
lmao this isn't even a contest
I've heard NES music that sounds better than that second song

>> No.7730018

>>7729835
pretty cool



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7729596 No.7729596 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Post 90s grossness: Keeps the sensitive zoomers away.

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>> No.7729675

>>7729650
lewd

>> No.7729683

>>7729596
This ad was so disgusting they actually made a censored version where instead of showing the guy exploding it cuts to a shot of people turning their heads and then hangs on shot of the box while the original audio plays in the background. They even redid the play it loud screen at the end to just be green slime without any chunks.

>> No.7729685

Need the Star Fox puke bag ad.

>> No.7729741

I swear Nintendo of America's ad division was the most 90s thing in existence.



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7729591 No.7729591 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Any early homm fans around here?
I just finished playing the warlock campaign, feels good. Dragons and Dimension door are OP, tho.
There's something captivating about these old school graphics..



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7729532 No.7729532 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

The Nintendo 64 is the greatest console of all time.
>near-instant load times
>built like a fucking tank
>easy to use, no bullshit. no menus, no media features, just one push of the power button and you're playing.
>supports 4-player out of the box, plug and play
>uses cartridges that have cool pre-rendered art labels, and often come with pure SOUL game saves from fellow chads of yesteryear when purchased used
>universally acclaimed game library with games so influential and fun that entire communities have formed around specific games, with titles like Ocarina of Time, Super Mario 64 and Perfect Dark taking top spots on almost every top games list ever made.
I don't care if you think your cringe anime console, of any variety, is somehow better than the N64 due to having more shovelware. The N64 is a better machine in every way than any other console that has ever been conceived by the human brain, and failure to understand it is indicative of the greatest ignorance and stupidity possible. Now greentext every point I made so I can call you dumb and wrong, because you are.

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>> No.7729701

>>7729690
dumb and wrong.

>> No.7729713

>>7729689
Well, go on.

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>>7729532
>omnipresent vaseline filter
>half year software droughts
>$70-$90 games
>300 game library and half of it is Z tier mascot collectathons
>analog stick looser than OP's vagoo because of Nintendo's retarded engineering
>cartridge format gave Sony FF7 on a silver platter, single handedly killing Sega and enshrining AAA movie game dominance in the industry
>literally like 2 rpgs (one's a western kusoge)
>obsoleted by a purple lunchbox

>> No.7729757

>>7729532
based

>> No.7730040

>>7729532
this guy fucks



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7729497 No.7729497 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Were you ever tricked by retro reviews?
Back in the old days I remember a review talking about Rampage for the NES and how you got to play as monsters and destroy cities all across America.
It was written like this was the funnest game ever.
There were no pictures or anything (save the title screen), so the beautiful word picture the author painted managed to trick me into buying a terrible game.

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>> No.7729939

>>7729932
>>7729909
When I was getting into this sphere of youtube almost a decade and a half ago there was always something about Pat that made me uncomfortable. If I were to relate it to descriptions I know today, it was probably because this guy seemed like a coomer and an unhealthy obsessive. I hated seeing him cameo in other people's videos. I avoided him at all costs.

>> No.7729953

>>7729497
Holy fuck the writing in that book is horrible. I sure hope I never stumble upon that book when I am out look for books where books are sold.

>> No.7730017

>>7729497
I have a heap of official nintendo magazines (NMS), they gave metroid 2 and metal gear 2 scores in the 50% range and crap like clayfighter and bruce lee around 90%.

>> No.7730026

>>7729840
This is a real review from Pat's NES guide book. Someone altered the text in the pic to exaggerate some of it, but it's very close to the actual writing that was published.

>> No.7730060

>>7729932
>maskerade



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7729425 No.7729425 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Best Snes games

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>> No.7729764

>>7729425
mario gape is lame and gay. if you had a pc with windows 93 you could do more than mario gape quicker and better which MOST people had before mario gape came out

>had windows 93 and snes back in the day

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>>7729425
Get rid of SMW, Alttp and Mario RPG. Keep Mario paint. I like the fly swatter game.
>>7729686
>Super Mario Kart sucks
Zoomer detected.

>> No.7729990

>>7729425
Replace zombies and mario paint with donkey kong country 1 and actraiser and its perfect

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>>7729425
Most important is Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts.

Next would be:
Ninja Warriors
Pocky & Rocky
Wild Guns

>> No.7730053

>>7729425
remove alttp and put something like a DKC



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7729424 No.7729424 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

WILL IT EVER GO DOWN??!?!!!?

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>> No.7729578

>>7729424
Nope. Cope.

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>>7729578
I'm the Nope Cope Hope Pope

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>>7729424
Just get some Dogecoin so when papa Elon pumps it Saturday night you can buy all the retro vidya that you heart desires....CIB.

>> No.7729772

>they thought the Great Reset was a meme

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7729785

>>7729424
Depends on what you want. Do you like sports? Quiz? Japanese visual novels? 2600?



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7729409 No.7729409 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Pic related. Prove me wrong.

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>> No.7729706

>>7729409
True. If your is that it makes for worse games you are so wrong lol

>> No.7729708

>>7729706
If your Point* is

>> No.7729710 [DELETED] 

I am gay I like to stick my dick in men's assholes

>> No.7729817

memorization IS a skill

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>>7729409
filtered



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7729310 No.7729310 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

>plug in mischief makers
>anon, age 16 on save file 1

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7729456

>>7729310
>plug in videogame
>see this logo
>immediately turn the system off and flush the game down the toilet

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>>7729310
It's time to grow up, time to play Bangai-O

>> No.7729605

>>7729310
Mine is 14.

>> No.7730006

>>7729310
>>7729605
Mine's 7, my brother's file 12.

>> No.7730007

>>7729456
>proceed to plug dildo in ass then in mouth
>get on PC to complain how transphobic Nintendo is for being a traditional Japanese company in current year of tolerance and diversity



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7729278 No.7729278 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Been playing the GB Mega Man games recently, and except for MM2GB (which was a joke) I find them hard as hell. This is coming from someone who's played a lot of NES Mega Man as a kid. The smaller screen makes it harder to dodge stuff and I feel you need to be way more precise with your platforming than you ever did in the NES games. This is coming off right after a NES MM marathon so I'm not going off vague childhood memories.

>> No.7729512

>>7729278
The gameplay on the Game Boy series feels slower, probably to compensate for the smaller screen. Mega Man 1 on the Game Boy is tough as shit. I just remember the levels just being really long. MM2 is the worst in the series in my opinion, it's too easy and the earrape music sucks ass. MM3 and 4 the balance gets a bit better. I haven't played enough of MM5 GB to have an informed opinion on it though.

I would say overall, they're alright as a handheld departure from the originals, but they just don't have the same quality as the NES games they're based on.

>> No.7729524

I said the the same thing, i only have MM1
the soundtrack is as hard as the gameplay

>> No.7729548

>>7729278
All of them run terribly on real hardware, it's not just you. It does get better with 3, 4, and 5.



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7729148 No.7729148 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Constant fucking stutters. Even trying pre-cache shaders I still get stutters. Do you require a super computer to play it smoothly?

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>> No.7729914

>>7729842
That's not how that meme works.

>> No.7729918

>>7729148
Blame the original system, that's what most emutards do.

>> No.7729930

>>7729148
Operator error

>> No.7729948

It's so easy to pirate Gamecube games on a Wii, which is also extremely cheap, that you should just do that.
I do. Works great.

>> No.7729971

Poor emutard



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7729108 No.7729108 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

It's simply a remarkably staid affair given the acclaim it receives. It's all very simplistic and the set pieces, such as they are, failed to ignite my imagination. The levels are all ruddy bloody long, too, far longer than they are rich in ideas. I can usually reach the pyramid/temple stage before losing interest - the water-based level is just an all-time gaming bummer.

>> No.7729654

>>7729108
And it's still a highlight of a pretty poor library

>> No.7729661

>>7729654
Probably best to stick to all the NES ports/remakes

>> No.7729976

>>7729108
Here, have some autism.
https://youtu.be/6B0qCKN1B4E



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7729036 No.7729036 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What would you all consider to be must have retro consoles? Which ones would you are are overrated to try and own?

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>> No.7729781

NES, Vectrex, Game Boy Color (or advance who cares), PS1, N64, Atari 2600

>> No.7729786

>>7729036
>NES
>SNES
>PS2

N64 is must have if you have people to play with, otherwise recommended but not needed.

>> No.7729810

Since I'm strictly an emulatorfag I consider the most ownworthy consoles the ones with the spottiest emulation, mainly the N64 and Xbox.

If you're after comfortable homebrewing and large libraries your best bets are probably the Wii (for its backwards compatibility and emulators) and the backwards compatible PS2 Phat with a network adapter and HDD.

Mega CD has no copy protection for corretly formatted burned games, and the Mega Drive is an interesting system to own in general with its CD addon, Power Base Converter and potentially the 32X as well as weird games with four player controller ports on the cartridge. Not quite the same library as the SNES, but to me a more interesting system in itself as a collectable piece.

Weebs will probably see appeal in the PC Engine, Saturn and Dreamcast for their huge share of J only games.

Neo Geo would be cool for some accurate arcade ports and pretty much the best 2D graphics ever, but the library isn't actually all that big and prices have become FUCKING BIZARRE by now unfortunately.

GBA with backlit screen and flashcart is best handheld, don't even @ me (however a lot of GBA games are huge junk because they were trying to get crude 3D, photoscanned textures and recorded sounds onto the system instead of refining drawn 2D and bleeps to their utmost potential).

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>>7729036
Must have:
PC

>> No.7730059

>>7729036
Out of the mainstream ones, must have

atari 2600
nes
snes
sms/genesis
pc engine cd
sega saturn
ps1
n64
gameboy
gamegear
atari lynx

You don't need xbox, ps2, gamecube and dreamcast, just pick one and you won't really miss out on much and the graphic presentation is almost the same. You could skip gba since a lot of games are snes ports.

c64, spectrum, amstrad and amiga had a lot of games ported so its not essential but they have upto and over 5000 games each.

Neogeo had good ports on saturn so its not essential. 3do and cdi are annoying because the consoles are easy to find but the controllers are really expensive.



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7728973 No.7728973 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Hey my /vr/o's, i'm in a little crisis rn.

From the beginning of 2020 till today i started to play retro games i never touched before. Both Megaman Legends games, Galerians, Silent Bomber, Team Buddies, Vagrant Story, Tiny Tank. The ones i remember from the top of my head. For real, i don't remember the last time i had this much fun with video games.

I realized modern video games suck really hard. I'm really deep in this retro rabbit hole now and want more. You guys got anything for me i should check out based on the games i listed? Retro is absolutely the way to go and i really don't want to go back to anything else. I'm still on the games i listed, tried to fuck around in the gameplay, see if i could discover something cool and even fucked around with cheat/xploder codes. I REALLY NEED MORE OF THAT

>> No.7729145

>>7728973
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B69v7vV2m74

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>>7728973
>Galerians
Based. But all I can think of off the top of my head gameplay wise is: Parasite Eve, D2, og RE games, Dino Crisis, Haunting Ground, Silent Hill.

>> No.7729191

>>7728973
something about that rolly roll

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Play the classic MM games so you can come (a lot) home to the real Roll.



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7728896 No.7728896 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Found my original, bitches.

I never did play this even though I love the books. What am I in for bros?

>> No.7728906

>>7728896
A game based on the best selling fantasy series of Robert Jordan developed by Legend Entertainment.

>> No.7728915

>>7728896
A mediocre game. Have fun

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bummer, I thought this was supposed to be pretty great. Standard late 90's FPS then?

>> No.7729773

>taking games out of the bigbox
monster

>> No.7729787

>>7729773
no one really kept their boxes back then. sucks to think about, but yet again, where would i have stored an army of empty cardboard boxes for 25 years



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