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does anybody have a chart of essential /vr/ games?

>> No.5313872

Yes.

>> No.5313876

>>5313872
would you mind posting it?

>> No.5313891

>>5313876
Yes.

>> No.5313903

>>5313891
nice one, faggot

>> No.5313906

>>5313903
Thank you.

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5313908

Second this. Would be nice to have a list that touches on all genres and systems.

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>>5313868
There really couldn't be one. Games are too personal and your tastes will dictate what's essential far more than anything. I love many, many old games, but then as now many of my favorites don't line up with what's popular. I get why Mario is popular, but all platformers bore me to tears.

I suggest figuring out what genres appeal to you and then look for older games in that vein.

>> No.5313932

>>5313908
then we should make one ourselves
>>5313921
it would also be nice to have a chart with a few games for every genre, maybe with some some more obscure games added in

>> No.5313975

Post the list

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>>5313921

Ya all lists are subjective. I think the better option is to list "all" the games of a particular genre per system.

>> No.5314063

After following this board quite sometime, I feel like these are essential /vr/-core games.
>Baldurs Gate
>Fallout
>Final Fantasy VI/VII
>Sonic the Hedgehog
>Spyro the Dragon
>Crash Bandicoot
>Earthbound
>Shining Force
>Ghost in the Shell
>Megaman 2/3
>Megaman X/X4
>Metal Gear Solid
>Super Mario World/64/RPG
>Doom
>Hexen
>Dark Forces
>Earthworm Jim
>Toe Jam and Earl
>Zombies Ate My Neighbors
These are the games I’ve seen discussed almost daily. Download a ROM pack and playthrough each game in alphabetical order or just look up the most popular games for each console along with “hidden gems”

>> No.5314064

Pac Man, Robotron, Galaga, Xevious, Gradius, Ghosts N Goblins, Hishou Zame, Final Fight, Cabal, Commando, Rolling Thunder, Contra, Shinobi, Batsugun, Battle Garegga, RayForce, Street Fighter 2, OutRun 2, Cadillacs & Dinosaurs, Sunset Riders, Metal Slug and Donpachi are good starting points. Always go for arcade versions, except for rare exceptions such as Contra and Super C where NES ports were better. Avoid the trap of sticking to console shit only, the games were mostly butchered ports or poor man's imitations of the stuff going on in the arcades at the time. Consoles just get more attention due to various factors like nostalgia, availability, presence in pop culture and more.

>> No.5314065

>>5313868
https://www.racketboy.com/guide/games-that-defined-retro-gaming-machines

>> No.5314085

>>5314064
Also they have better platformers and JRPGs, the best two genres.

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>>5314085
Arcades had the better JRPG's, just less of them

>> No.5314098

>>5314097
Literally name five.

>> No.5314121

>>5314098
Tower of Druaga
D&D Tower of Doom
D&D Shadow of Mystara
King of Dragons
Knights of Valour
Oriental Legend
Legend of Valkyrie
Magic Sword

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>>5313868

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>>5313868
n64

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5314186

>>5313868
nes

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>>5313868
pc retro

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>>5313868
psx

>> No.5314196

>>5314048
That’s a good list. But I feel like there are a lot of missing MSX and PCEngine titles.

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>>5313868

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>>5313868
snes

if anyone has of different systems please post

>> No.5314210

>>5314097
wtf this game looks sick

>> No.5314215

>>5314121
These are unironically my favorite arcade games.

>> No.5314243

>>5314186
TMNT 2 and 3, Super Spike V'ball, Fire Emblem, Dragon Warrior 3 and 4, Bucky O'Hare, Shin Megami Tensei, Panic Restaurant, and Wall Street Kid are missing.

>> No.5314424

thanks guys, this is exactly what i wanted

>> No.5314430

>>5314424
Protip, Google "Vs Recommended Games"

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