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5609853 No.5609853 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Final Fantasy NES.



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5609842 No.5609842 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

So, ultimately, what was this? Takahashi and his wife Sora's attempt to create something to rival FF? If so, is that why the funding was cut for VIII? Was there potential, or was this just a giant example of pretension and failed dream of a game designer who was originally attached to Chrono Trigger?

>> No.5609898

>pretension
You keep using that word.

>> No.5609921

>>5609898

What better word fits it? Bad planning?



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5609669 No.5609669 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

how the hell did cracking software get advertised in mainstream pc gaming magazines back in the day?

>> No.5609689

Cracks were huge in the 80s. There were published books for defeating many C64 protections where you had to do the steps yourself.

>> No.5609696

>>5609689
yeah but that was euro shit that nobody in their right mind would pay for. This is in pc gamer of January 1995

>> No.5609712

>>5609669
>how
The company that made the software would design and ad and pay the magazine to print it. It was about as complicated as posting in one of those zoomer threads where you put a few pictures into a template to show how retarded and desperate for attention you are.



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5609618 No.5609618 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Are you supposed to be able to time travel in this zone at all? Sonic CD level design is pure shit overall, but this takes the stink to another level and makes the worst of Mario Maker look like masterpieces.
The faggots who defend this game must be the same ones unironically defending Sonic R.

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>> No.5609906

>>5609887
Furries can't deal with the truth.
It's time to grow up, Chrichan

>> No.5609909

>>5609639
I'd rather stay in SD Bay and get first dibs on all the future whores going to Beverly Hills
deuces

>> No.5609935

>>5609618
>>5609662
>>5609906
>>>/v/

>> No.5609939

>>5609618
Sonic R is unironically good you cock gobbler.

>> No.5609945

you already made a sonic cd thread fucking zoomer



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5609594 No.5609594 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Semi-obscure pc games you played as a child but never hear about anymore.

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5609608

Not retro but still obscure

>> No.5609617

Urban Chaos
Dark Reign
The Dig
Where's Carmen Sandiego
Space Ace
Pacific Strike
Aces of the Deep
Indianapolis 500
NASCAR

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Electronic Popple (1997)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofGwqUhgb7Y

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>>5609631
Sort of reminds me of this

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5609537 No.5609537 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

favorite retrokino from this fella?
mine is ghost babel

>> No.5609538

>>5609537
yes I know he only produced that one but it still counts since he came up with most of it.

>> No.5609804

SPACE MANBOW
I"m not joking

>> No.5609818

Why is it that gooks are soulless? That everything they do is a cheap imitation or a blatant ripoff of the west?



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5609528 No.5609528 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

This ninja has so many games yet nobody ever talks about any of his games. This needs to change now.



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5609523 No.5609523 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What the hell went wrong with this series?

>> No.5609810

>>5609523
Blue Sphere was the last good entry. My guess is that they gave up trying to have characters as fun as those from 2. They rode an (incomplete) anime and manga, and were not matched since.

>> No.5609831

>>5609810
the anime was great but it's a shame it ended when claude went to the second world

>> No.5609835

>>5609523
>2nd Story
Was great. 3 and 4 were a mistakes.



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5609520 No.5609520 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

>> No.5609532

>>5609520
Fuck wrong board



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5609486 No.5609486 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Wow, Mail is actually kind of a bitch isn't she?

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>> No.5609626

>>5609560
It's decent. Nothing too special, though.

>> No.5609657

>>5609589
>LISTEN TO ME NOW AND BELIEVE ME LATER

>> No.5609661

>>5609589
>>5609657
Now kiss

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>>5609657

>> No.5609725

>>5609663
And then Slick was forcefully separated from his family and detained by ICE without being read his rights.

>literally trapped by "ice" in the OP image



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5609323 No.5609323 [Reply] [Last 50] [Original] [archived.moe]

DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread >>5606663


DOOM/II/ULTIMATE/FINAL/64/CHEX/QUAKE/DUKE/HERETIC/HEXEN/ETC
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, Quake, Duke, Marathon, or Thief:
https://imgur.com/a/wWS8zXz
-Album of infographics with setup information and user-made content recommendations

Same thing, but in video format:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ietb4JwaaXA [Embed]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGj4gXyCzg0 [Embed]

IWADs and more (>3 GB): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B47V8l2eVZKxRU82S3JkZkdBRXM
PortaDOOM: https://github.com/Kroc/PortaDOOM/releases
Quake pastebin (2016-06-22): http://pastebin.com/XjBHDRFw
Downloads for various /vr/ shooters. (Includes Duke Nukem, Doom, Blood, and Quake.)
https://mega.nz/#F!QXIk1bjB!NHRWGIfjcc77PyGgRlga4Q
https://mega.nz/#F!GtEQTISJ!CCJGyPEEEsZasc1PMXicUA

Doom RPG series
https://doomrpg.weebly.com/

Launchers for Build Engine games
http://buildgamedosboxlaunchers.weebly.com/

== INFO/LINKS ==

OFFICIAL DOOM WIKI
http://doomwiki.org/

WHERE TO FIND WADS
Vanilla/Boom: https://www.doomworld.com/forum/4-wads-mods/
ZDoom: http://forum.zdoom.org/viewforum.php?f=19
/idgames: https://www.doomworld.com/idgames/

TUTORIALS/UTILITIES
https://pastebin.com/7vKYWYp0

RESOURCES
https://forum.zdoom.org/viewforum.php?f=37

== /VR/DOOM COMMUNITY ==

THREAD ARCHIVES
https://desuarchive.org/vr/search/text/%22doom%20thread%22/type/op/

MAKING NEW THREADS PROPERLY
https://pastebin.com/yzwgaLp7

IMAGE DATABASE
http://vrdoom.booru.org/?page=post&s=list

OUR WADS
http://pastebin.com/5sKRiJzS
http://pastebin.com/aiEgdB3K
https://pastebin.com/idahQRj2

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>> No.5609927

>>5609817
>DUDE LOUD AND ANGRY
Literally your post.

>> No.5609929

>>5609901
I like The Chasm too.
Really hope my Sigil package shows up in the mail today.

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>>5609330
>playing vanilla compat levels with freelook and a crosshair
>doesn't disable the filtering
>hardware renderer
yuck!

>> No.5609940

>>5609925
OK, but where are the previous versions of BuildGDX? Why the fuck doesn't the guy keep them up on his site when he updates it? I just want to compare performance across different versions ffs. Sometimes with fan-made source ports the newer version simply isn't always the better version. And it'd be nice to know for sure which is the best one for my PC.

>> No.5609943

>>5609926
Some times he yells.



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5609314 No.5609314 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Any tips? Is this the hardest NES FF?

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>> No.5609704

>>5609314
>Any tips?
Make sure you switch to dragoon when youre about to fight garuda or you'll have a bad time fighting against his thunder all magic. dont use the dwarf class or whatever its called. karetakas are the shit. have fun doing the dark knight dungeon where all enemies split unless you use katanas on them. make sure to use a guide for maps there or you'll have a shitty time. overall one of my favorite FFs and definitely one of my favorite games if not definite favorite on the NES.
>Is this the hardest NES FF?
Absolutely not, go play FF1.

>> No.5609736

>>5609704
If FF1 is the hardest of all the 8-bit games, that's disappointing. I've never played 2-3j and that sounds too bad.

>> No.5609787

>>5609736
>2-3j

We don't have to pretend anymore that IV and VI are 2 and 3. That died down since the PS1 ports.

>> No.5609828

>>5609787
Wish we could do the same with King's Field discussions now that the first game has a fan translation. Sadly I think unless the Verdite trilogy gets a Western re-release we'll be stuck miscommunicating over everything except Ancient City.

>> No.5609848

>>5609828
>but during the stone age...



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5609257 No.5609257 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Is this easier than the Final Fantasy 1 nes?

>> No.5609484

>>5609257
It is about the same.

>> No.5609489

if you play it right it's the easiest FF, if you play it wrong it's the hardest

>> No.5609539

Way easier since you can steamroll almost everything with instakill spells

>> No.5609613

>>5609489
exactly this
it's impossibly difficult to figure out unless you check a guide for info on all the bugs/oversights, as well as which spells are black or white since the game never tells you



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5609202 No.5609202 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Are there any /vr/ that are deliberately racist/politically incorrect/xenophobic and so on? I'm curious how far could you go in the 80s and 90s.

>> No.5609206

>>5609202
>I'm curious
why?

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5609101 No.5609101 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

How do I get not shit at Alpha Centauri?

>> No.5609107

just get good

>> No.5609140

>>5609101
By playing the game, rather than bitching AI rolf-stomped you. Can't keep up with AI on the lowest difficulty settings? You might be genuinely retarded. Can keep up? Then learn from those and progressively set higher difficulty

>> No.5609634

>>5609101

I actually find the game too easy. Some tips

Play the university faction
-getting virtual world is #1 priority as they get more drones, otherwise virtual world and networks nodes are #1 priority as another faction

All civ games are about expanding as much as you can for as long as you can, then solidifying your gains. Pumping out tons of colonists is good early game. This strat is esp important bc free market disallows far expansion, but massively increases energy

Tech advantages are huge in this game, make sure to be ahead.

>> No.5609643

>>5609101
You must dissent

>> No.5609648

>>5609101
I always found it to be quite easy. What faction are you playing as?



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5609098 No.5609098 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

So this is my first thing i have ever posted on /vr/ and I wanted to ask those who have ever played another world (either be it the 20th anniversary or when it actually got released on the SNES), how do you think (Theoretically speaking) a 3D open world, anyperson shooter(Your choice [I'd prefer third]), puzzle, Mad max style, more story and gameplay, another world game would be?


your thoughts?

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5609131

Jesus fucking Christ

>> No.5609164

no, leave it alone

>> No.5609191

JUST TO CLARIFY NOT A DEV, JUST ASKING FOR OPINIONS

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>>5609098
>your thoughts?
"No."

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What made the original special was that it was designed, programmed, and visualized all by Eric Chahi himself. He was assisted only with the sound and actual production. The fact that it's all on-rails and scripted (hence the term coined to refer to it, "cinematic platformer") is what made it so special and memorable an experience. Any implicit "world-building" told through level/art presentation was meant to serve as a vehicle for invoking a certain emotional reaction. So, expanding on that world wouldn't get you anything more interesting than, say, the plot of exploring the home planet of a particular race in Mass Effect. The mechanics you described reduces it to some Uncharted/Dark Souls/Assassin's Creed Wannabe No. 843201. Being a copypasted mishmash of mechanics and level design choices from other games fundamentally misses the point of what Another World is all about.

The only way you'd make a good Another World sequel is by not making an Another World sequel. You'd need to make something completely new and different, but that follows in it's tradition. A few games that have already done something close to this in modern times are Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, and Cave Story. Cave Story, being completely handcrafted by one person, and being filled with a lot of storytelling via "show don't tell" follows in the tradition of a unified vision of what the game looks like as an end product. Sands of Time, while developed by a much larger team, follows in the vein of Another World in terms of mechanics and genre; a "cinematic platformer" in the sense of being on-rails and having emphasis on puzzle-solving and exploration within the confines of said rails.



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5609082 No.5609082 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What games are still worth playing today on the dot matrix game boy?

>> No.5609104

>>5609082
every mario/wario land games and pokemon



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5609043 No.5609043 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Superboy Sms .



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5609017 No.5609017 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

This game is fun and all but it's so fucking easy compared to Joust
Joust gives a free life every 20000 points and it's still harder, I struggle to reach 100000 points even
I got 236000 points and Phase 16 on my first try in Balloon Fight

>> No.5609029

But of course Joust was designed for coin operated Arcades and this was designed for home consoles, numbnumb.

>> No.5609031

Trip>Fight

>> No.5609039

>>5609031
>>5609031

agreed, fight is only really good for 2player



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5609010 No.5609010 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

What's the best WORMS game, /vr/?
Armageddon? World Tour?

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>> No.5609136

Armageddon is still the best

>> No.5609396

>>5609010
>Armageddon? World Tour?
Question: answered

>> No.5609678

2, armageddon, and world party are the best 2d games, worms 3d, and ultimate mayhem aren't bad games either. There's not really any bad worms games though honestly

>> No.5609694

>>5609010
Gunbound but its been unpopulated for years now. Rest in peace.

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>>5609010
Armageddon. It's the only (classic) one still supported, too



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