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More of these? I just finished replaying the original Legend Of Zelda, and Link's Awakening, and I'm craving more of this top-down action adventure gameplay. I'm already familiar with Final Fantasy Adventure. I don't mind some RPG elements, but I would prefer a more straightforward adventure game.

>> No.4760602

rygar NES (kinda, it toggles between side scrolling and top down)

startropics

>> No.4760618

Neutopia, Beyond Oasis, Golden Axe Warrior, Blood Omen, Ys, Golvellius, That one eroge where you're a barbarian with a hammer...

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>> No.4760634

Secret of Evermore and Secret of Mana, perhaps?

>> No.4760647

>puzzle action games

What? The genre is called action-adventure, not to be confused with action RPGs. The 'adventure' means there are puzzle elements and stuff to collect.

>> No.4760661

>>4760647
OP here. I didn't make that image, but genre names in general are pretty stupid.

>> No.4760664
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Here.

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>>4760629
>>4760630
Also it's big brother Legend of Oasis which is I don't like quite as much but is still very worth playing.

>> No.4760729

>>4760587
>Gunple
>How does Japanese work???

>> No.4760735

>>4760661
>genre names in general are pretty stupid

Such classifications are useful. If you need to look over a database to find more games that share a particular style of mechanics, why wouldn't you want the ability to sift through that database by genre? I don't simply want to click on an 'action' tab and be greeted with hundreds of titles that are only tangentially related to what I'm looking for. That's like walking into a library and insisting that all fiction books be tossed in a giant pile labeled 'fiction' with no genres to distinguish one work of fiction from another.

>> No.4760829

just call them action RPGs. its ok

>> No.4760849

>>4760829
fun fact: the JP box for Ocarina of Time explicitly calls it a "One Player Action RPG".

>> No.4760898
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>>4760587
Is there an image like this but for "Zelda 2-like" games? Wouldn't mind playing more games like Zelda 2 and Monster World 4.

>> No.4760908

At least it's not another "scotformer" thread.

>> No.4760909

>>4760898
Ys 3, Faxanadu, Popful Mail, Legacy of the Wizard, Battle of Olympus...

>> No.4760912

>>4760587
Landstalker

>> No.4760943

>>4760909

How could you leave out Gargoyle's Quest? I seem to recall you mentioning it was your favorite game.

>> No.4760946

>>4760912
isometric, separate genre dumbfuck idiot

>> No.4760967

>>4760898
>Monster World 4.
Have you played Wonder Boy in Monster World yet?

>> No.4761880

>>4760587
I'm struggling to beat crystalis but goddammit it's not fun at all to play.

>> No.4761913

Don't forget Willow for the NES. Great game.

>> No.4761929

>>4761913
That’s in the pic tho

>> No.4761958

Magic of Scherezade for NES

>> No.4762058

>>4760630
name?

>> No.4762068

>>4762058
Filename.

>> No.4762171

>>4760943
Favorite Game Boy game but yeah, I often skip GB in lists.

>> No.4762318

>>4762171
>I often skip GB in lists

There were sequels on NES and SNES though. Demon's Crest would have been a fine recommendation.

>> No.4762351

>>4760587
>Gunple: Gunman's Proof
>Gunple
>not Gunproo
Dumbass

>> No.4762384

>>4762318
I ow both sequels and haven't played either of them I probably should.

>> No.4762409

>>4760587
Zelda

>> No.4762416

>>4760898
Faxanadu. It actually better than zelda 2

>> No.4762429

Wander Wonder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg1gtyGWozY

>> No.4762430

Silk Road ~Tale of the Star Island
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxLUQvxLGs0

>> No.4762435

>>4762430
Disgusting.

>> No.4762675

this board never has the good underground shit. i have a list of about 20 obscure beautiful zelda-like games.
i'll help you guys out with one. brave prove

>> No.4762695

>>4760946
t. Never played it

It's an isometric zelda-like

>> No.4762730

>>4762695
no zelda games were isometric. an isometric game is not zelda-like. according to you we should put racing games with trees in this thread because zelda has trees even though its a different genre

>> No.4762796

>>4760587
Check out monster max for the gameboy

>> No.4762812

>>4762695
>>4760912
>zelda-like
It's almost nothing like Zelda

>> No.4762878

>>4762384
>haven't played either of them I probably should

Gargoyle's Quest II is mostly identical to the first in terms of presentation and mechanics. It's supposed to be a prequel, but it seems deceptively more like a remake. This one also has an enhanced port for Game Boy, but it's a Japan only release.

Demon's Crest veers more into the territory of Metroidvania. You get dumped in an open world and have to backtrack to earlier stages once you obtain powerups that let you clear previous obstacles. Also a lot darker and edgier.

Neither game requires a significant investment to complete. Demon's Crest might be the longest of the three depending on which ending you want.

>> No.4763036

>>4762058
Community Porn.

>> No.4763078

>>4760587
There's Adventure for the 2600 which is one of the primary inspirations for Zelda, but that's probably a bit too archaic for most people. Secret Quest on the same system pulls it off surprisingly well though, but then is was also a much later release.

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James Bond 007 for the gameboy

Pretty basic starting level but it very quickly turns into a neat top down adventure game. (no world map though)

>> No.4763264

>>4762812
>>4762730
It's a puzzle-dungeon based action-adventure game with limited RPG elements including LITERAL HEART CONTAINERS.

Y'all are autistic.

>> No.4763690

>>4763264
nah just him im on your side dude isometric is a perspective not a genre

>> No.4763737

>>4760587
startropics 1&2

>> No.4763814

>>4760735
Genre names are pretty generic which leads to arguing over whether Smash Bros. is a fighting gaem.

For example, Twisted Metal might get labeled a "racing game" which it's not. It's a "vehicular combat" which is more-or-less set up like the everyday deathmatch. If you imply categorizing it as a 3rd Person Shooter, which it is, you could start some massive buttshattering.

>> No.4764101

>>4763264

Collecting heart containers isn't an RPG element, otherwise the game would be called an RPG. RPG elements are things like statistical attributes and leveling up. If your character powers up by picking up a series of upgrades, then it's an action-adventure game.

>> No.4764124

>>4764101
Health isn't a stat? Hmm. Interesting interpretation.

>> No.4764457

>>4764124
>Health isn't a stat?

Hearts aren't a statistical attribute, no. You don't level up to increase them, you find a limited number of upgrades that can't respawn and can't be increased to any arbitrary value.

The classification is taken from tabletop games like D&D, which of course used statistical formulas. So RPGs in the video game sense of the term use similar kinds of values like hit points and experience points.

Insofar, Zelda II is the only RPG in what is otherwise a series of action-adventure games. Why? Because Link actually does gain experience levels in that game, although that's in addition to collecting heart containers and magic jars. Leveling up in Zelda II does nonetheless increase health (or defense power) in a very statistical manner.

>> No.4764490

>>4760946
same genre, different perspective

>> No.4764629

>>4764124
Explain an interpretation where health IS a stat. There probably are games that bounce probabilities for things like instakills off your current or max HP value but if you can name one that isn't an RPG (with XPs) I'll buy you a beer.

>> No.4764648

>>4760587
Startropics I and II seem close enough to me.

>> No.4765236

>>4763737
>>4764648
>tfw still no StarTropics III

>> No.4766004

bump, chart incoming

>> No.4766008

>>4762675
We are waitting faggot.

>> No.4766036
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>>4760587
Golvellius on SMS.

>> No.4766374

Terranigma is an obvious choice.

>> No.4766378

>>4766374

Always read that as Terranigger.

>> No.4766382

>>4766378
Well, there's at least one in that game that I can think of.

>> No.4766383
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Marvelous: Another Treasure Island.
Game outright uses Zelda's engine and it's charming as fuck.

>> No.4766386

>>4766383
While I love that game I wouldn't say it's zelda style at all. It's so puzzle focused that I have a hard time remembering segments where there was legit "action".

>> No.4766489

Honestly to me ALTTP did this style of gameplay to perfection way back then. Everything else since is just playing off the template of ALTTP. Everything before it wasn't done as well.

>> No.4766495

>>4766489
Alundra is superior to LTTP

>> No.4766496

>>4766495
Nah

>> No.4766507

>>4766496
Yes. Your move homosexual

>> No.4766510

>>4766495
Alundra is different. I like it more but to say it's straight superior is just weird.

However

>>4766489
>Everything else since is just playing off the template of ALTTP

This, this a dumb statement. Really dumb.

>> No.4767106

>>4766495
Apples and oranges, also lmao

>> No.4768036

>>4760735
That's literally how libraries work you dumb fuck. Fiction is only sorted by author

>> No.4768048

>>4761880
I just started it the other night, and I'm having a pretty good time. Combat's kind of fiddly though.

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Anything more?

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>>4768221
Better version. Tell me if you want to include more games.

>> No.4768298

>>4768261
You forgot to label the game under Crystalis.

>> No.4768308

>>4768298
Willow, yeah. It is an issue with the script, I will fix it now.

>> No.4768315

>>4760729

There's a translation patch.

>> No.4768393

>>4768261

you messed up the name for seiken densetsu III.
The original seiken densetsu is the same game as final fantasy adventure.

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Shining Wisdom for the Saturn was a pretty good adveture rpg

>> No.4768407

>>4760587

if you want to play something extremely terrible and poorly designed with no redeeming features whatsoever, so awful that it's literally unbearable, try Lagoon for SNES. i beat it before ever playing zelda, so i didn't realize what i was missing. it has good music though (although some people say the music is the worst part)

>> No.4768418

>>4762730
So OoT doesn't count then?

Stop being an asshole.

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>>4768393
>>4768298

>> No.4769041
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Enough chartposting for today. I'm open to suggestions. I hope you save this image and spam it whenever you can.

>> No.4769058

>>4760587
i played crystalis on gbc, is great, i really like it, its like zelda breath of the wild, but on gbc.
just give it a try, i haven't play the nes version, but i guess that gbc is better.

>> No.4769315

>>4769058
>i haven't play the nes version, but i guess that gbc is better.
You guess wrong. Very horribly wrong.

>> No.4769470

>>4762351
Gunple is the official english name though. Even appears in the internal rom header.
>>4766386
The last area is basically a Zelda dungeon.

>>4763248
GB has Rolan's Curse 1 and 2, and Mana 1 (Final Fantasy Adventures / Adventures of Mana)

>> No.4769534

No one has suggested Brain Lord yet.
Am I wrong in thinking it belongs in this category?

>> No.4769614

>>4769470
>The last area is basically a Zelda dungeon.
The last area literally features remixed Zelda music.

I think there might be remixed Secret of Mana music elsewhere too. It's a weird fucking game with a lot of weird fucking references in it. One member of your party is Porky from Earthbound for some goddamn reason, and another is a diminutive parody of every spiky-haired party leader in every SNES JRPG. Some of the jokes are so obscure that I only got them because I'd literally just been reading about what they were referencing on TCRF.

OP did say he's after a more straightforward adventure game though, so Marvelous definitely fits. >>4766386 is right though, you could probably count the rooms with actual enemies to fight on one hand, bosses notwithstanding. Though there are a number of puzzles that are pretty action-based.

>> No.4769654

faria?

>> No.4769898

>doesn't even post Hydlide, the game that created the genre

>> No.4769902

>>4769898
Maybe because Hydlide is awful?

>> No.4769903

>>4769902
>>4769898
Hydlide didn't invent action-RPGs, it's just the best of the early ones.
Try Courageous Perseus and Dragon Slayer. They suck.

>> No.4769928

>>4769654
If faria can be considered inside this genre, would Radia Ward make it too? I don't think the 'instanced battle' experience is comparable to the freedom you get in games like zelda.

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>>4768261

Herc's Adventures

>> No.4770249

>>4769903
Dragon Slayer is good if you think of it s an arcade game. I bet you think Tower of Druaga is bad too

>> No.4770319

>>4768036
What kind of a shit library throws Lord of the Rings, James Bond and Twilight into one big fiction shelf?

>> No.4770329

>>4769902
>it doesn't count because it's shit
I bet you like Apple

>> No.4770332

>>4770319
One that doesn't have enough fantasy, spy fiction, or supernatural romance to dedicate an entire section to.

>> No.4770532
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>>4760587
Not sure if this counts but here's a rom hack made recently. Havn't finished it myself.

>> No.4770594
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>>4760587
Alcazar: The Forgotten Fortress on Colecovision is pretty sweet

>> No.4770938

>>4769614
Which jokes in Marvelous are you talking about?

I was helping out with another version's translation, and going over the english and japanese versions there were tons of lines the translator missed the point of, or didn't adapt.
>Guard: My number is the dog's number.
>dog bark sound effect in jp: wan wan
>one
>1

Do you mean similar translation problems, or references to other games and pop culture stuff? It would be interesting to see how much the (untranslated) BS Marvelous prequels (2 parts, 4 episodes each) have.

>> No.4770995

>>4770249
I actually love Tower of Druaga.
And sure, saying Dragon Slayer "sucks" is being a bit dismissive. It's kind of a neat game, it's just too slow for my taste.

>> No.4771093

>>4760735
>Such classifications are useful.
Not really. If you like Zelda, you would be better off classifying games as Zelda-like or not. Action-Adventure Games, MOBA, etc are terrible names for genres because they don't do an accurate job of classification.

>> No.4771112

>>4770594
looks like Deadly Towers

>> No.4771159

>>4770938
I meant references to other games

>> No.4771164

>>4771159
any examples? I'd love to hear about them. Hardly anyone cares about this sub series.

>> No.4771204

>>4760587
Bebe's Kids

>> No.4771250

>>4769041

Community Pom for PSX.

>> No.4771259
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>>4760587
Midnight Mutants on the 7800

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>>4760587
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons on the Intellevision

>> No.4771813

>>4760587
Gateway to Apshai
https://youtu.be/Bul51rFni9g

>> No.4772037

>>4769058
I find the idea very stupid. But I haven't played BotW so I cannot judge.

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>> No.4772441

>>4760587
In addition to>>4760618

>James Bond (Game Boy)
>Landstalker
>Alundra
>Tower of Druaga
>Secret of Mana
>Startropics
>Crystalis
>Marvelous: Another Treasure Island (SNES, Japan only)
And on Atari 2600:
>Adventure
>Swordquest games
>Raiders of the Lost Ark
Just remember to read the manuals for Atari games, it's mandatory - games back then didn't have enough memory to include tutorial text.

>> No.4772475

>>4769058
Absolute dipshit. You couldn't be more /v/ if you tried.

>> No.4772479

>>4762351
It would help if you read it like a Jap would. Gunple = gunplay.

>> No.4772487

>>4772479
No, the Japanese title is ガンプル which is just an abbreviation of Gunman's Proof. If you felt the need to localize that part of the title for whatever reason, it would just be GP.

>> No.4772625

>>4772487
>ROM Information
>File: C:\[redacted]\Ganpuru - Gunman's Proof (Japan).sfc
>Name: GUNPLE
>Speed: 30/FastROM
>ROM Map: LoROM
>Type: 02

>> No.4772628

>>4769534
You're not. The pasta isn't very well done, I will try to make my own some day.

>> No.4773470

>>4772441
>Atari 2600
>no mention of Secret Quest, the closest to Zelda in design

>> No.4773479

>>4771259
Why is this game so hard to come by? Fuck.

>> No.4773632

>>4773470
dude stop talking about it, its a fuckin secret

>> No.4773667

dragon warrior
star ocean

>> No.4773672

>>4773470
you ruined the secret, cmon dude

>> No.4773680

>>4760587
Ature for Atari 2600:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWQ0ldgoxrk

>>4773667
C'mon, man, Those aren't at all like Zelda.

>> No.4773681
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sorry, i tried

>> No.4773686

Also, someone add Daydreamin Davey for the NES

>> No.4773704

>>4770594
Christ, I played this when I was a little kid and have been going nuts trying to remember the name. Thanks dude.

>> No.4773734

>>4773681
move that closer to the other ones anon, it looks weird right there

>> No.4773752

>>4769614
you talk like a fag

>> No.4773794

>>4773752
>>4772475
Is it just me or are we suddenly getting a wave of these retarded white-noise posters here lately?

Did school just let out in the US or something?

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>>4773704
>>4770594
>>4771112

Its pretty excellent actually. Its almost an action rougelite sort of a game. You travel through a number of fortresses gathering weapons and items while making your way to the throne in Alcazar, but the layouts and items are random.

There is also an interesting mechanic by which you can actually hear "Demons" in adjacent rooms by a unique sound each makes, and preemptively attack by firing into the room from another screen.

>> No.4773843

>>4770532
>rom hack
Yuck.

>> No.4774001

>>4772050
There must be more arpgs for the GB. Any hints?

>> No.4774220

Does Alcahest counts?

>> No.4774284

>>4760587
Lagoon

>> No.4774676
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>The best Zelda game is a Playstation exclusive

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>> No.4775035

>>4773843
Alot of game devs start out with rom hacks. Not to mention there are plenty of great rom hacks out there that have there own spin on the game and use it's engine to make something unique. I know /vr/ is elitist at time but holy shit anon you have to be pretty biased to think there isn't a single rom hack that isn't worth your time.

>> No.4775313

>>4760587
How the fuck is StarTropics not in this image? Less exploratory I guess?

Also try Final Fantasy Adventure

>> No.4776072
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>>4773681
No Secret Quest?

>> No.4776080
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>>4773681
Or Swords & Serpents on the Intellevision

>> No.4776087
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>>4773681
Or even Tower of Doom on Intellevision

>> No.4776127
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>>4773681
Or Ai Senshi Nicol on the FDS

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>>4773681
Meikyuu Jiin Daibaba for the FDS for those of you who want something more like Startropics action

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>>4773681
Nazo no Murasamejou is basically a more action-oriented Zelda

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>>4773681
Does Space Dungeon on the Atari 5200 count?

>> No.4776156

the very first games mentioned in the thread were startropics and secret of mana/evermore, and those are basically nice safe picks

one of the 'big' top down games is soulblazer, it's not quite zelda 3 quality but I would at least play through the first world too see what you think

dont fall for the terranigma meme, its the worst of the 3/4 games in the actraiser-inspired series

>> No.4776167
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The Guardian Legend is a hybrid shmup/adventure game that's fun and a bit difficult. Most of the time you're exploring an overworld hub area loaded with power-ups to find and/or buy, and the rest you're blasting your way through shmup "dungeons" to progress.

Oh, and the protag is a lady android that can transform into a spaceship.

>> No.4776176

>>4776167
>Oh, and the protag is a lady android that can transform into a spaceship
Nice, it’s always great to see transgender representation in video games

>> No.4776197

>>4773681
Ninja Taro on gameboy as well

>> No.4776384

>>4776176
kek

>> No.4776463

>>4762416
This

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>>4760618
>Blood Omen
This.

>> No.4776636

I really like this thread. I was asking some friends for some recommendations not too long ago and now I see you guys making a cool image to save.

>> No.4777165

>>4776176
Are you trying to say that anon should have used the word gynoid instead, or joking that "spaceship" is a gender?

>> No.4779049

>>4776548
This game is BORING

>> No.4780124

>>4776141
copped this on 3ds

>> No.4780543

>>4764629
In Resident Evil Hunters have a 1 hit kill move that can only affect you if your health is 50% or less.

>> No.4780714

>>4780543
Enjoy your natty light anon

>> No.4783252

interesting

>> No.4783279

>>4780124
>copped
What?

>> No.4783465

>>4762675
>brave prove
I'm already in the process of downloading that now, thank you anon. Please, if you're still lurking drop another, particularly any other PS1 titles. I just got psx working on my PC for the first time and want to break it in proper.

>> No.4784149

>>4783279
Acquired, senpai.

>> No.4784662

any of these games have a jrpg-like narrative or are they always basic vague barebones plot a la zelda?

>> No.4784923
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>>4760587
>>4773681
LINKLE LIVER STORY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLq123PBtXQ

>> No.4784926

>>4760587
Are there any action rpgs that do not have a high fantasy / medievalist setting? The only two I can think of are Shadowrun and Secret of Evermore

>> No.4784927
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>>4760587
>>4773681
EGG Elemental Gimmick Gear
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzLv4igd5R8

>> No.4786715

>>4784923
That one is good, some site said it was the spiritual successor for crusader of centy

>> No.4787026
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>>4786715
made by the same devs NexTech

>> No.4787278

>>4772625
>\[redacted]
Why even include that line then, you insecure pooftapuf?

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>>4773667

>> No.4787505

>>4784926
Is Secret Of Evermore related to the Mana series in any way?

>> No.4787535

>>4787505
It uses the same engine.

>> No.4787998

>>4773681
Will you update your chart or did you die?

>> No.4788436

>>4787998
Is not his chart, and I will once I fix my computer. Hopefully in 2 days

>> No.4788478

>>4787505
Not really. They play similarly, but Evermore was created by the American branch of Squaresoft and has little to do with Mana besides the gameplay similarities.
>>4787535
Not even that. The engine was done from scratch.

>> No.4788497

>>4773681
Might want to add some PC Engine games too.

>> No.4789172

>>4762351
very commonly written that way. besides the kana spell out ganpuru anyway

>> No.4789934

Just change it to ARPG already.

>> No.4791047

>>4776141
Also even more linear than StarTropics.

>> No.4791149

>>4779049
NO U

>> No.4791162

>>4787278
That's the No-Intro rom name, so it's relevant.
If I'm playing internet detective with a decades-old ROM, the least I could do is not to give away unneeded private information for bottom of the barrel puerile internet detectives like you, "anonymous" kun.
I'm very glad that short line where I deprived you from an occasion to feel smart or score a win against internet anonymity, triggered you that much. I'll keep at it.

>> No.4791239

>>4762416
literally 2D Dark souls

>> No.4791279

>>4784923
Looks cute, but I don't know if I'd be able to deal with such a large character sprite in so constrained a view area.

>> No.4791289

>>4791162
calm down with the autism, friend.

>> No.4791307

>>4772479
No, you're just a reaching retard.

>>4769470
>internal header = official English name
Since when?

Do you niggs not understand the etymology of "Pokémon" or "Famicom"?

>> No.4791328

>>4760587

Shining Soul 1&2 on the GBA
Shining Tears on the PS2
Contact on the DS

Some are pseudo-isometric at times, but they generally fit the bill.

>> No.4791574

>>4791239
No it isn't.

>> No.4791650

>>4791307
>>internal header = official English name
>Since when?
Since it's the only available romanization done by the developers themselves. The internal SNES header can be either in English or katakana, so them spelling it in english here is very much intentional and not even technical limitations. I went and checked the manual too and it has no trace of English (not even domain names)

Hence "official". It's certainly more official than Gun-Pro, ganpuru, ganpulu, or Gan-Poo-Lu (short for Gundam Pool, going by your fanfic theory). Try another attack vector to canonize YOUR pet name, anon.

>> No.4792398

>>4791239
Yep... But is more correct to say that dark souls is literally 3D faxanadu(or Zelda II)

>> No.4792857

>>4774676
Not exactly a Zelda game, but god damn is it good.

>> No.4794829

bump

>> No.4795123

>>4760587
GBC Zelda games

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>>4788436
Where is the chart? You promised us a new chart.

>> No.4797448

>>4770532
Parallel Words isn't recent, it's been out for like a decade.

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>>4796357
Some images might be absent compared to the previous version.

>> No.4798096

>>4760898
Wonder Boy in Monster World

>> No.4798127

>>4797767
Is this meant to be a (unfinished) complete list or a recommendation list?

>> No.4798357

>>4797767
Well done, anon.

>> No.4798602

>>4798127
Option A

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I love God of Thunder for DOS.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0xaKAzHCyE

>> No.4798945

>>4773843
>>4770532
>Parallel Worlds

Terrible. Unless you know how to speedrun Link to the Past then you are going to have a bad time. You take insane amounts of damage from regular enemies and hearts rarely drop. I actually ended up dying while trying to farm a single heart from bushes because a crow hit me. It's really frustrating when you get to the dark world and die just outside a dungeon and have to fight your way back to that dungeon without dying again.

>> No.4800234

This is it? Should we let our thread die?

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>> No.4801451

>>4760587
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJ326BME2fE

Magic Knight Rayearth on the Sega Saturn

>> No.4801483

>>4801228
Name?

>> No.4801538

>>4801483
Sounds like Brave Prove, stuck in the first NPC town because of moonrune-illiteracy.

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>>4760587
>Valkyrie No Densetsu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhJu6lwyhT8
>Kiki Kaikai aka (Pocky & Rocky)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhY0l2d5GOU

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>>4791650
>Since it's the only available romanization done by the developers themselves
>Japanese syllabic acronyms are just "fanfic theories"
I better not ever see you refer to pic related as "Convoy", Ken-sama.

>> No.4801656

>>4801591
Your example has countless other media with a fixed creator-endorsed official romanization. The people who made the packaging and game were not the same people who worked on the source material and came up with the portmanteau to begin with, they were underpaid Bandai/TOSE interns.

Gunple on the other hand:
1) has an official English spelling, just not the other Engrishy spelling you want to push for that's not any better
2) that official spelling was intentional, not out of technical limitations.
3) the developers were planning a US version.
4) the story and concept designer was involved in the development process.
5) the kana says ganpuRU which is very unlike Gun-PrO. It also supports the official English spelling.
6) is supposed to work as a semi normal, corny, diminutive male kid's name in rural 1890 America. Japanese-style portmanteau names weren't all the craze back then.
7) fan-translation used Gunple / Gunp (for user generated name).

What you want is "localization" to suit what YOU want, but you want it canonized as original author intent as well despite all signs to the contrary. You can't have your cake and eat it.

>> No.4801663

>>4801656
>that official (sic) spelling was intentional
>Gunple is the main character's name
Just admit you're talking out of your ass, already.

Again, there's a reason why Pocket Monsters and Family Computer have their famous acronyms. There's also a reason why "Gunman's Proof" is the only romanized text that appears with that game. Connect the dots, genius.

>> No.4801669

>>4801656
Also
>"'proof' is pronounced 'prahf', not as 'pruuf'"
I'm not sure you actually read my original post

>> No.4801789

>>4801561
Kiki Kaikai is a shooter; it's not Zelda-like in the least.

>> No.4802003

>>4801663
>>4801669
>>Gunple is the main character's name
>Just admit you're talking out of your ass, already.
Just admit you never played the game already. The game has a default name for the MC that is used when skipping the naming screen, and mentioned in the manual (in kana) but that's too much for your few brain cells to handle it seems.

You also think Ganupooruu is short not for Gandam Pool, not for Gun Pro, but Gunman Proof? Just because of the alliterative title? Wow. That's not a name the localizers of Ace Attorney would be caught dead using for one of their characters. You're even more retarded than I thought.
Normal translators look for the available source material if the developers spelled his name in English anywhere, and uses that, and so they did with Gunple precisely. Retarded wannabe translators want to name a kid "Gun-Pro" or "Mr. Gunman Proof", call it author intent and not have anyone laugh at their retardedness.
In the end, it's the inconvertible, unmodified JP game data's word with those 6 latin characters, against your whining (not good enough for your tastes or whatever, boohoo, cry me a river). You have an uphill battle ahead of you to convince everyone of your new naming conventions.

>> No.4802007

>>4801663
It's not only in the game's internal title, but in the VOICE ACTED samples that play at the title screen that took a considerable chunk of their expensive ROM cartridge storage. It's like they were dedicated to that "mistake".

>> No.4802325

>>4801538
So I guess there aren't any English translations available, eh? I'd try it out, but I'd probably be just as fucked.

>> No.4802329

>>4768261
Addam's Family Values (SNES/Genesis)

>> No.4802336

>>4787505
The ring menu design was copied. Other than that no. The name went through many permutations and has nothing to do with SOM
>>4787535
Several developer interviews says the engine was built from scratch.

>> No.4802958

>>4802003
>it's NOT "Gun Pro"
Again, brainlet, I never said it was.
See >>4801669
It's literally GunProo (gahn-p(u)ruu), the same way "Gunman's Proof (gahnmahnzu purufu)" is pronounced in Japanese. Your anecdotal misspellings "evidence" cannot withstand scrutiny.

>>4802007
>the voice actor says "Gunple" not "ganpuru" or "gun proo"
Starting from your conclusion is not an argument, bud.

>> No.4803021

>>4802958
>not Gun-Pro
>Gun-Proo
>The oo comes from the rU kana, behold my nihongo
>how devs spelled their game's name in English doesn't matter
>the voice acting doesn't matter
>the canon MC name the game chooses doesn't matter
>my "fan" romanization is more legit
>I demand the game and its MC be referred to as Mr. Gun-Prooo or Mr. Gunman Proof
>that's how it was intended by design, by Japanese grammar, and by logic
>I know this because I learned about JP portmanteaux like DraQue, Super Famicom yesterday

Sure bud, you'd make for a fine Treehouse localizer. That is, if even they were looking for someone to engrish-fy their stuff.
Have fun canonizing your headcanon one shitpost at a time. Bump I guess.

>> No.4803039

Unironically the GBC version of Daikatana.

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