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5525802 No.5525802 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

I invite you to contribute here if you agree:
>>>/qa/2712602

To stay on topic: post stuff that you feel that RPGs have ruined. Example: Castlevania SotN ruining its series.



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5525654 No.5525654 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What're you favourite things about this wonderful waste of a good thing? It really makes you wonder how different the console scene would be if sega hadn't fucked up so hard leading up to it

>> No.5525701

>>5525654
The games are fantastic. But they really should have used DVDs as the storage media and have it play video DVDs as well. The PS2 beat the shit out of it on those 2 points. An internal hard drive option would have been nice too.

>> No.5525728

The controller and the games; also the machine in general. I love the Dreamcast; but I donated my DC collection to goodwill recently when I needed to clean out some stuff at my parent's house. It's one of the few consoles I played so much that I don't mind emulating. The 'dreamcast feeling' is something I'll always have with me; it helps that a large amount of its best titles are on the 360/Xbone now.

>> No.5525846

>>5525728
>but I donated my DC collection to goodwill recently when I needed to clean out some stuff at my parent's house.
Which one?

>> No.5525879

>>5525654
>What're you favourite things about this wonderful waste of a good thing?
The fact that Ryuichi Sakamoto designed the boot up sound



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5525581 No.5525581 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

>2D sprite enemies that have repetitive animations
>can't look up or down
>no vertical movement
>shitty sound design
>weapon animations have like 3 frames
>bland samey environments
>repetitive objective on every level
>HUD takes 20% of the screen
>little enemy variety
>enemies are slow as fuck and shoot slow projectiles
>35fps internal logic and corresponding input lags.
>Combined with fucking inertia implementation where you feel like you pkay as atank while walking, and you feel like sliding on glass while running.
>Also, ridiculously shit melee system, which restricts your movement in order to make your hits connect.

Why do people pretend its one of the best fps?

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>> No.5525814

>>5525581
Why are you on this board Zoomer? This game MADE FPS. Defined it as a thing. This game still has a cult following and community of modders despite being almost 30 years old. No game imo has come close to its survivor horror feel.
Quit copypasta. Write your own boring bait.

>> No.5525841

>>5525581
>Fag Life fan trying to bait with reused low quality /v/ermin bait
KYS, Doom is god tier amongst FPS

>> No.5525850

>>5525841
ok doombabby

>> No.5525853

>>5525581
It like having Super Mario Bros as your favorite platformer. It came first therefore it's best

>> No.5525883 [DELETED] 

>>5525581
You should also mention no crouch and jump. This is a nice cockfighting ring setup



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5525496 No.5525496 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Share your very first time you felt comfy in a video game or a video game felt comfy to you

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>> No.5525513

>>5525503
Is that Arthur?

>> No.5525607

>>5525513
No, it's Patricks.

>> No.5525652

>>5525496
What game is this?



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5525472 No.5525472 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What are some /vr/ approved snes games?

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>> No.5525683

>>5525649
why did they do this? couldn't they have just said good friends or something?

>> No.5525704

>>5525649
They are lesbians you uncultured nigger.

>> No.5525706

>>5525704
whooooooosh

>> No.5525745

>>5525472
Mega Man X, Earthbound, Zelda LttP, Star Fox, Actraiser

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5525827

>>5525517
based



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5525342 No.5525342 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

I'm a nigger who wants to play Blood but doesn't want to pay for it. Where can I get a full version for free ?

>> No.5525351

We get to beat it out of you, nigger.

>> No.5525358

>>5525342
Not being able to find things on google should be considered a contemporary illiteracy. It took me 20 seconds to find a working Blood download link so piss off.



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5525263 No.5525263 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Which 2D Mario has the best art direction? And why is it 3?

>> No.5525267

>>5525263
1

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They're all charming in their own way. Well, Mario 1 feels darker than the later games, like most of the game is very industrial-looking, or dry-looking, but still elegant.
SMB3 is amazing, but I'd have to go with World, I think. Pure personal preference.



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5525225 No.5525225 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What did they mean by developing a game that consists literally every single black stereotype you can imagine (apart from watermelon and fried chicken)? Is it an offense, a parody, or just a completely failed attempt at "market research" targeted towards black audiences? What was it like back in the day in the USA oldfags of /vr/, did people of color play vidya as much as you did?

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5525432

>>5525225
>>5525353
>>>/lgbt/
Thank you, come again.

>> No.5525556

>>5525432
Why are you telling that homophobe to post in legbutt?

>> No.5525559 [DELETED] 

>>5525556
They think I'm saying racism is wrong

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5525748

You'd be surprised to know that blacks design their own characters with the worst stereotypes in mind. Fat Albert and his friends were a group of trouble makers who lived in ghettos, they were fairly dumb, and most lived in poor families.

>> No.5525754

He's more of an attention whore than Sevenleaf, nameposting just to get some validation from jancel



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5525214 No.5525214 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Any decent app stores in your local area?

>> No.5525302

>>5525214
Burlington games depot.

>> No.5525306

No app stores, but good game stores, yes.

>> No.5525320

>>5525306
That's impossible.



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5525207 No.5525207 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

what's that screeching/static noise i keep hearing when i play a game? usually happens during transitions



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5525192 No.5525192 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

This is a great way to have fun with your retro games!
Take a Sega System app and see how many times you can insert and remove it from your Sega System console in an hour, then try and beat that record!

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>> No.5525206

>>5525192
It takes longer with NED because of the hatch.

>> No.5525216

>>5525192
Imagine trying this hard to make a meme and failing this badly.

>> No.5525218

>>5525206
>NED
*NES

>> No.5525242

I seriously have to stop coming here. It's dead

>> No.5525307

>>5525206
That's nothing. Try it with DOS ROM CD-ROMs. The tray is hell to wait on.



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5525051 No.5525051 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

did someone say preservation???

>> No.5525119

>>5525051
Can't you read dutch OP? They're demolishing bootleg games (aka repros as newfags call them), not original games that collectors would like to have.
The title being "games demolished by a road roller" and thus misleading as hell doesn't help.

Now whether that means that you shouldn't enjoy bootlegs or emulation for that matter is a completely different topic.

>> No.5525127

>>5525119
why the hell would they destroy original games? Obviously by "preservation" I meant piracy



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5525030 No.5525030 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

>Ya know what? /VR/ Baldur's Gate mod thread, when?
godspeed anon
>>>5521156
I would be willing to take such a project, although we should first decide what we aim to do here. I can do pretty much everything when it comes to infinity engine modding and I'm rather used to it. If anyone wants a bunch of links to modding resources i can dump.
If there's actually anyone interested in this i'll post a discord invite since managing projects on this serbian lamprey fishing market BBS isn't particularly easy.

also, baldur's gate thread post your weidu.log edition https://pastebin.com/KG3Yy5TB



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5525008 No.5525008 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Im considering switching to Linux but Im not so sure how well you can handle those older games that struggle in modern systems.

How do you manage /vr/?

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>> No.5525424

>>5525407
http://without-systemd.org/wiki/index.php/Arguments_against_systemd

>> No.5525431

>>5525008
Dosbox runs great on Linux, as do emulators. the few high performance emulators that don't run well on Linux are not /vr/. Most of the major games (Quake, Doom, etc) had native Linux source ports.

>> No.5525463

>>5525084
I will still continue to call it Linux for eternity because I’m not an autist.

>> No.5525538

>>5525008
Most of them should work as well as your GPU driver allows. I can't even play Sonic on Ubuntu without weird screen tearing.

>> No.5525562

>>5525364
I always had problems running Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain even on Windows 98. Wine worked perfectly.



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5524979 No.5524979 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Why is this game so short and easy? There are no difficulty options to make it harder, and it only takes a couple of days to master the game.

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>> No.5525098

>>5524979
It made it fun to replay, and let you explore the slightly different routes.
Not every game needed to appeal to friendless poorfags who only got a few games, and had no choice but to autistically "master" them to trick themselves into feeling better about their standing in life.

>> No.5525169

>>5525021
>couple days
>at least a month
It's almost like there's a difference in difficulty there.

>> No.5525179

Because it's aimed at console babbys who couldn't handle arcade challenge. Reminder that /vr/ thinks (or used to) that this is one of the hardest games around LOL

>> No.5525186

oh look another comix zone hate thread ebin.

>> No.5525390

>>5525179
They seem to think all the STI games are hard. Sonic Spinball is now considered to be literally impossible. Is The Ooze now considered the hardest out of the lineup?



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5524903 No.5524903 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Anyone remotely interested in digitized fighting games has heard of Galloping Ghost and the pending release of its sole title "Dark Presence," but the story goes even deeper than what initial reports have covered. Based on a few queries into the Wayback Machine, production apparently started in December, 1998. From the images that survived, an early version was apparently in development and then scrapped sometime around 2005/2006:
https://web.archive.org/web/19990101000000*/http://gallopingghost.com

It is a serious undertaking for one man to do all the programming, but it seems little, if any, progress was made from the time production started. Absolutely no footage of gameplay surfaced and the new site is riddled with dead links. Even with the apparent success of the Galloping Ghost Arcade (if their social media presence is any indication), completion and release of Dark Presence do not appear to be forthcoming.

What's very interesting is that Galloping Ghost solicited for prospective investors as early as 2000:
https://web.archive.org/web/20000311102254/http://www.gallopingghost.com/dark/investors.htm

Does anyone have more info on this? This is too damn interesting to pass up.

>> No.5524936

>>5524903
DISREGARD THAT I SUCK COCKS:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5HJ7FwMWb0

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Is it that one-man produced Mortal Kombat game? fucking weird man, imagine if you started this shit and by the time you were finished arcades had evolved into something different



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5524897 No.5524897 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

I wonder if anyone else feels like this is the creepiest DOS game ever conceived.

>> No.5524909

It's very unsettling for sure, both in style and content.



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5524869 No.5524869 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Do you own any retro gaming gear?

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>> No.5525316

>>5525259
They have 3 versions of the jacket but yeah. It's officially Sega licenced Ryo's jacket. Had to cop one myself.

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>>5525189
That's pretty cool. I got their Sunderland jacket back when it was available. Got a lot of compliments from people who don't play games.

>> No.5525713

>>5525035
i miss captain S

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>>5525035
>wearing sonic merch
Its like you want normals to think you are autistic

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>>5525798



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5524842 No.5524842 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Give me your best cute 'em up recommendations



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5524819 No.5524819 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Which was the better name?

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5525476

>>5524819
I’m jealous we never got the MegaDrive name here in burgerstan.

AV TERMINAL
HIGH GRADE MULTIPURPOSE USE

futuristic af.

>> No.5525480

>>5525476
correction
AV INTELLIGENT TERMINAL
CARTRIDGE LOCK

>> No.5525484

Genesis is a name that commands respect. Mega Drive sounds like something a computer nerd might nervously blurt out.

>> No.5525509 [DELETED] 

>>5524861
Its development name was just Mark V, they probably thought of it as the SG-4000 then they started the planet development names with Mercury (Game Gear). "Mega Drive" and "Genesis" came from marketing.

>> No.5525524

>>5524861
yeah and the Mega Drive sold terribly in its home country



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