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    you guys are going to love this:




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    Have you guys played this game called "the last of us"? I just started, and it's pretty awesome. It'll probably win game of the year...
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    Any non-internet required iOS game recommendations? Got a long travel day to Hong Kong tomorrow (ferries, buses, and planes) and need some distractions. Was thinking about banner saga but not sure I want to shell out $5 if there's a few good free options. Just seems like most free to play games require an internet connection to start so ads or new gem deals can be downloaded.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JKDS View Post
    Have you guys played this game called "the last of us"? I just started, and it's pretty awesome. It'll probably win game of the year...
    Oh ho ho! Ees funny because it win game of the year 200 times already!

    When you're ready to hit the multiplayer I'll party up with you, I haven't played factions in ages
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    These CGIs for SWTOR get better and better for every expansion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Do48nPqLGU
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luco View Post
    I think I have thief in my steam library, I will have to check it out some time

    Let us know when you get round to TLOU
    Finally got round to playing TLOU. Such an amazing game all round.

    The story was well crafted and really harrowing at points, THE FEELS!
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    Inb4 "Minecraft is dumb."

    Minecraft is da bess.

    I'm playing Agrarian Skies 2, and I'm loving every second of it.
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    I can see why people love Minecraft. I've never had an interest to play but I would never call it dumb. People have done some pretty amazing things in that game.
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    Roundabout is on sale for $2 on steam right now. I've played about 2h and I love this game. Full disclosure: haven't played it sober yet, but I'm 85% sure it holds up.
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    What kind of game is Roundabout?

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    I've moved on to the Direwolf20 modpack for Minecraft 1.10.2.
    Some fairly drastic changes to my old favorite mods and some notable omissions from the usual list of mods.

    It's forcing me to engineer outside of my usual routine, which is ultimately what I love about Minecraft, so all good.

    Unfortunately, it doesn't run on my POS vacation lappy, so I'm playing Factorio when I need something familiar and comfortable to fill time. Factorio is fun, but I'm so new to it that I keep doing that thing where I build something and tear it down a few times before I'm actually happy with the design. Which is a bit more frustrating than I want on vacation, but it's all good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadMojoMonkey View Post
    What kind of game is Roundabout?

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    I've moved on to the Direwolf20 modpack for Minecraft 1.10.2.
    Some fairly drastic changes to my old favorite mods and some notable omissions from the usual list of mods.

    It's forcing me to engineer outside of my usual routine, which is ultimately what I love about Minecraft, so all good.

    Unfortunately, it doesn't run on my POS vacation lappy, so I'm playing Factorio when I need something familiar and comfortable to fill time. Factorio is fun, but I'm so new to it that I keep doing that thing where I build something and tear it down a few times before I'm actually happy with the design. Which is a bit more frustrating than I want on vacation, but it's all good.


    +1 for factorio. I love to hop back onto this occasionally and make something crazy
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    Factorio and now Astroneer are two games I love to play while listening to podcasts. It's a nice background thing to do.
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    It took me way too long to pull the trigger on Inside. Limbo was one of my favorite games of all time. I wasn't sure about Inside. When you watch part of a playthrough it doesn't look like there's a lot going on and that it's just another game going for the "experience". Well yes it is, but what you don't get from watching it is just how connected the game makes you feel to the character. I didn't realize there was a demo until right now, so just go play the demo, why am I even trying to explain it.
    And since I recommended it I played through Roundabout three times... The feeling of progress is fantastic. The first time you feel like a complete idiot, the second time you kinda get the hang of it, and after that you're getting hooked on the speedrun mode. It's a fantastic game.
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    Flash sale at Playstation Store until 8am Monday, are there any 2-3 of these that stand out as must buys?

    Battlefield 4 ($4.99)
    Beyond Good & Evil HD ($1.99)
    Borderlands 2 ($4.99)
    Breath of Fire IV ($2.39)
    Castlevania: Symphony of the Night ($3.99)
    Child of Light Ultimate Edition ($4.94)
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut ($4.49)
    Devil May Cry HD Collection ($2.99)
    DuckTales: Remastered ($4.49)
    Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved ($4.94)
    Goat Simulator ($3.99)
    Handball 16 ($4.99)
    Hitman 2: Silent Assassin HD ($4.24)
    Hitman: Absolution Special Edition ($4.99)
    Hitman: Blood Money HD ($4.24)
    Hitman: Contracts HD ($4.24)
    Hitman Trilogy HD ($4.79)
    I Am Alive ($2.99)
    Injustice: gods Among Us Ultimate Edition ($4.99)
    Journey ($4.94)
    Just Cause 2 ($4.99)
    Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days ($3.74)
    Kane & Lynch: Dead Men ($3.74)
    Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light ($3.74)
    Metro Last Light – Complete Edition ($4.99)
    Monopoly Plus ($2.99)
    Motorcycle Club ($2.49)
    MX vs. ATV Supercross ($4.79)
    Okami HD ($4.89)
    Outland ($1.99)
    Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare ($2.49)
    Quantum Conundrum ($3.74)
    Rayman Origins ($4.99)
    Resident Evil 6 Ultimate Edition ($4.75)
    Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City ($3.99)
    Resident Evil Revelations ($2.99)
    Risen 3 Titan Lords – Complete Edition ($4.99)
    Risk ($3.99)
    Rugby World Cup 2015 ($4.99)
    Sacred 3 Gold ($4.99)
    Saints Row 2 ($3.49)
    Saints Row IV National Treasure Edition ($4.99)
    Saints Row: The Third ($3.49)
    Shadow of the Colossus ($3.99)
    Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 ($1.99)
    Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions ($4.99)
    Street Fighter III: Third Strike ($3.89)
    Street Fighter X Tekken ($2.99)
    Super Mega Baseball ($4.99)
    Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix ($1.99)
    Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix ($1.99)
    The Legend of Korra ($4.94)
    Tomb Raider ($4.99)
    Tomb Raider: Underworld ($3.74)
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD ($4.94)
    Trivial Pursuit Live! ($3.79)
    Watch Dogs ($4.99)
    Valiant Hearts: The Great War ($4.94)
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    Borderlands 2 was fun. I heard great things about Breath of Fire IV. BoF III is one of my favorite rpgs of all time and a lot of people said IV was even better.
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    Goat Simulator, if it includes the DLC's. Otherwise it's not that much of a discount.
    Journey and Shadow of the Colossus: I haven't played them, but I've been considering getting a PS just for those and a handful of other games.
    Tomb Raider is a guilty pleasure of mine. It's a bit of a walking simulator, but I liked it a lot.


    I've been playing a lot of Overwatch lately. If you're even remotely interested in the genre, you'll get your monies worth. I recommend playing it on PC on US servers.
    If any of you are estranged SC2 players, Blizzard has made a bunch of updates recently. Co-op is really popular right now, and it looks like they're going to make Wings of Liberty free to play. Arcade and custom games have been F2P for a while even though this was poorly advertised.
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    Journey is supposed to be amazing. I regret not playing it before selling off my PS3. One day.
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    Any online Madden players here (Xbox One)?
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    The thing I find annoying about Factorio is that every time I've redesigned some portion of my factory to the point where I'm actually proud of the build, I end up googling images of other people's solutions and am put to shame.

    My red circuit build is actually holding up to immediate scrutiny, though. For an end-game, belt-based line, I haven't yet found an equivalent.

    I haven't fully optimized it as far as exactly filling the output belt, but it is at least enough to fill the output belt so far. Maybe I haven't taxed my base to actually consume a full belt's worth of red circuits, though.

    Will I ever have enough crude oil coming in? I can't keep my 15 refineries running and I have over 80 pumpjacks spread over the map with speed modules and beacons, all feeding this one line. Frankly, I wouldn't mind doubling that to 30 refineries and seeing just how often a single silo can launch satellites.
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    Destiny sucks in my opinion, storyline is trash.
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    Anyone here a Persona fan? (I'm having major deja vu of having asked this exact same question a while back..) Persona 5 is coming to US soon.. I'm so psyched for it. I think it's the best modern JRPG series out there. The way it incorporates occult esoterica and the concept of karma into the gameplay via social simulation is ingenious. In general, the Shin Megami Tensei games are really, really intelligent and fun.



    Breath of Fire IV was really good from what I remember, but I didn't finish it. BoF III is the shit.
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    I know a few of the guys on the Rebel FM podcast like Persona. I've never played and don't plan to but I respect the following it has. Sounds in-depth and complex.
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    I got the controller I brought on my trip working finally. Planning some downtime soon in Kuala Lumpur so I'm thinking of sticking my toes into the Dark Souls series.
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    I really want to pick up a Nintendo Switch, but nearly $400 is too steep for me right now.
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    Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild looks fantastic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VanDam View Post
    Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild looks fantastic.
    Who knew that my original favorite RPG as a child would grow up to be a big kid one day?

    At first peek, it looks to be an improvement on Skyrim as far as world design and game mechanics are concerned.

    I'm a bit pleasantly surprised by Nintendo on this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadMojoMonkey View Post
    Who knew that my original favorite RPG as a child would grow up to be a big kid one day?

    At first peek, it looks to be an improvement on Skyrim as far as world design and game mechanics are concerned.

    I'm a bit pleasantly surprised by Nintendo on this one.
    The gamer podcasts I listen to are raving about the new zelda and many of the people haven't liked Zelda games since Super Nintendo. They have stated that they finally took in feedback for past Zelda failures and also open world failures and put together the perfect open world Zelda game. If I wasn't traveling and could buy a switch and Zelda, I would in a second. It looks amazing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigred View Post
    The gamer podcasts I listen to are raving about the new zelda and many of the people haven't liked Zelda games since Super Nintendo. They have stated that they finally took in feedback for past Zelda failures and also open world failures and put together the perfect open world Zelda game. If I wasn't traveling and could buy a switch and Zelda, I would in a second. It looks amazing.
    What is it about this game that makes people who haven't liked Zelda since SNES rave about it? Like, what are the "past failures" in those games that BotW improved on? Majora's Mask may be my favorite video game of all time.. and OoT is just classic perfection. I've played the older games and newer games (Zelda was also my favorite growing up, it was an extremely formative part of my childhood) and loved them all. I remember Wind Waker got shit on a lot, but I thought it was great. I always viewed the LttP purists as being hindered by their nostalgia.

    I haven't kept up with Zelda as of late though b/c I simply don't have the time I used to for games, and I love Zelda so much that it would be hard to me for casually keep myself up to date without fully immersing.. if that makes any sense.
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    I, regrettably, am one of the nostalgia nerds who still thinks original gold-cartridge LoZ is my favorite of the series. Also regrettably, I haven't even played the SNES or N64 titles. So clearly I can't speak to any failures of MM and OoT.

    I can speak to the current game w.r.t. other current open-world RPG titles.

    It has all the game mechanic trappings of a Bethesda title (Morrowind, Oblivion, Skyrim, the Fallout series), but without the bugs that Bethesda is known for. There are endless side quests to run; you are not confined to essentially a single path through the game, no matter how many times you play. Yes, the main quest is there, and will be the same for all characters, but doing the main quest is truly an optional experience in the game. You can have hours of fun exploring the countryside and doing favors for the people you meet out there.

    E.g. There's a food crafting system in which you use a cookpot or campfire to combine ingredients which have different effects.
    E.g. There are different biomes, including a snowy biome which deals you cold damage over time. Changing your clothes or eating foods to cancel the cold debuff are a couple of options for dealing with that.
    E.g. There are "magical" powers which Link discovers and uses which allow for the problems presented in the game to be solved in multiple ways.
    E.g. The world is vast (it's described as bigger than Skyrim, but how to compare the size of fantasy worlds in different fantasy universes is beyond me). Seeing the distant mountain peeks and knowing they're not just a background, but an obstacle to cross with new vistas and adventures beyond it is perhaps not new to a Zelda title, but they've done it on a grand scale.

    There's so much more to this game. These are just a couple of examples of where Nintendo has taken the best mechanics from other RPGs and woven them into a Link tale.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadMojoMonkey View Post
    regrettably, I haven't even played the SNES or N64 titles.
    Dude....you missed so much
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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaStand View Post
    Dude....you missed so much
    I'm old.
    I was a grumpy teenager full of angst in the SNES and early N64 era and video games were such a "waste of time" and "not productive" in my mind at the time. Then I joined PC master race near the end of the 90's and pretty much haven't touched console gaming since.

    I'm sure I've missed a lot of great games.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aubreymcfate View Post
    What is it about this game that makes people who haven't liked Zelda since SNES rave about it? Like, what are the "past failures" in those games that BotW improved on? Majora's Mask may be my favorite video game of all time.. and OoT is just classic perfection. I've played the older games and newer games (Zelda was also my favorite growing up, it was an extremely formative part of my childhood) and loved them all. I remember Wind Waker got shit on a lot, but I thought it was great. I always viewed the LttP purists as being hindered by their nostalgia.

    I haven't kept up with Zelda as of late though b/c I simply don't have the time I used to for games, and I love Zelda so much that it would be hard to me for casually keep myself up to date without fully immersing.. if that makes any sense.
    You can listen direct here: http://rebelfm.libsyn.com/rebel-fm-episode-326-02242017

    I think the cliff notes are he found many of the zeldas since the N64 one to be very tutorial in nature. That is, learn how to do this move or use this weapon in this temple and then use that in 500 repetitive combos until you beat the temple. Use that move to enter the next temple and then learn the next move/weapon. The claim is this Zelda studied a lot of the successful adventure and open world games over the last 5+ years and really made something wonderful.

    I've liked every Zelda I've played but I get his point. This is one game he points out that I've never played that he says is the best one. Wouldn't mind checking it out.
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    Anyone ever try Darksiders? It was pretty much the exact same game as LoZ. It even 'beeped' when you got down to one unit of health.

    More or less the exact gameplay with a darker setting and more violence.
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    Resident Evil 7 is SO GOOD! I shat my pants playing the first 2 RE games way back when and this game captured everything that made the old games great and brings them into 2017. Everything about this game works for me. The story is not a lazy sequel, prequel or reboot. It's it's own contained story within the RE universe. The characters motivations are all relatable to the point where you feel empathy for the goddamn bosses you fight. It has all the dumb RE puzzles, but the game goes out of its way not to fuck with you when you're trying to solve shit and it will not make you run around trying to solve shit while you're fighting. You will fail just enough to experience many glorious fail states, but mostly it's balanced well enough so that you escape by the skin of your teeth. The PC port is flawless. Only caveat is that the season pass is too good to skip, which bumps this up to an $80 game with about 10h worth of gameplay. I recommend getting it when it goes on sale.

    I should also tag on that if you're not nostalgic about the first two games, a lot of the things I like about it will probably just be annoying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadMojoMonkey View Post
    I'm old.
    I was a grumpy teenager full of angst in the SNES and early N64 era and video games were such a "waste of time" and "not productive" in my mind at the time. Then I joined PC master race near the end of the 90's and pretty much haven't touched console gaming since.

    I'm sure I've missed a lot of great games.
    Find an emulator and a Crono Trigger rom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Sawyer View Post
    Find an emulator and a Crono Trigger rom.
    Not a bad game at all, but I really think this one gets too much credit. Mostly, I think, because it was one of the last 'great SNES rpg's'.

    Around 2000, I was at a grocery store that still rented SNES games. By that time PS2 already had a release date, so it was safe to say that no one was renting SNES cartridges from the Shop n Save anymore. The cartridges were generating $0 revenue for the store, so it was pretty easy to make the manager an offer he couldn't refuse.

    I got Chrono Trigger and Super Metroid for $20!!!

    Bonus: they had the box with instructions and maps, in mint condition, put away in the back. After I was done playing I flipped that thing on ebay for $200. +EV!

    Final note, Jack's advice is a trap. If you go looking for a SNES emulator, you're very likely to fall down a rabbit hole and end up playing TMNT 4: Turtles in Time non-stop for the next three months.
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    Big fan of the new zelda, played almost all of them can't get enough lol. Anyone who loves classic platformers like Banjo Kazooie and Donkey Kong should check out Yooka Laylee, it's coming out next month.
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    chrono trigger is a beautiful game and not overrated at all, imo. it's not exactly challenging, in fact it's quite easy as far as jrpgs go, but the world and characters are captivating and charming in the way zelda games are. also, the music is amazing. yasunori mitsuda with a bit of nobuo uematsu, can't go wrong
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    Quote Originally Posted by aubreymcfate View Post
    the world and characters are captivating and charming
    The titular character never even talks!

    Not sure how you can say the world is captivating. To me it feels incredibly confined. YOu're always limited to a few destinations, and navigating across the overworld map is nothing more than moving your guy from one place to another. No incentive to explore. No new creatures to encounter. No new secrets to unlock.

    Anyway, that's my 2 cents. I'm not saying I hate the game, I'm just saying that it pales in comparison to its peers. I think its 'value' is helped by its rarity. In other words, I think people like it because they're playing something no one else has. Like "here's this hidden gem that only us hard core gamers know about" And that exclusivity adds to its mystique.

    You see people rave less about FF3 (or FF6 if you're a dick about it), even though that was a far far richer game.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaStand View Post
    The titular character never even talks!

    Not sure how you can say the world is captivating. To me it feels incredibly confined. YOu're always limited to a few destinations, and navigating across the overworld map is nothing more than moving your guy from one place to another. No incentive to explore. No new creatures to encounter. No new secrets to unlock.

    Anyway, that's my 2 cents. I'm not saying I hate the game, I'm just saying that it pales in comparison to its peers. I think its 'value' is helped by its rarity. In other words, I think people like it because they're playing something no one else has. Like "here's this hidden gem that only us hard core gamers know about" And that exclusivity adds to its mystique.

    You see people rave less about FF3 (or FF6 if you're a dick about it), even though that was a far far richer game.
    why i find it captivating is more for ineffable reasons, and entirely subjective, not something i can convince you of if you don't feel the same way. it's everything from the music to the characters to the aesthetic, the enchanting quality produced by the combination of those elements. when i say captivating i'm not implying a degree of intricacy. is it a particularly complex game with the most developed characters? no, definitely not. FF6 is far richer in that regard (i also love that game and would say it's as good, for sure, and in some ways preferable). It's the sum of its parts. I just love it, it works for me. I guess if you have a certain sensibility, like if you're super drawn to certain qualities in JRPG games, you'll love it. And of those things don't make as big of an impact on you, it's fun but not anything special. I get where you're coming from.
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    My android phone has two emulators loaded:

    Snes emulator with Secret of Mana, Chrono Trigger, Legend of Zelda, Super Mario RPG
    GBA emulator with Fire emblem 1 & 2, advance wars 1&2

    It works great because none of these games really need precision controls so they work fine on a touchscreen.
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    Any rocket league fans? The new game mode (drop shot) is surprisingly good
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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaStand View Post
    Not a bad game at all, but I really think this one gets too much credit. Mostly, I think, because it was one of the last 'great SNES rpg's'.

    Around 2000, I was at a grocery store that still rented SNES games. By that time PS2 already had a release date, so it was safe to say that no one was renting SNES cartridges from the Shop n Save anymore. The cartridges were generating $0 revenue for the store, so it was pretty easy to make the manager an offer he couldn't refuse.

    I got Chrono Trigger and Super Metroid for $20!!!

    Bonus: they had the box with instructions and maps, in mint condition, put away in the back. After I was done playing I flipped that thing on ebay for $200. +EV!

    Final note, Jack's advice is a trap. If you go looking for a SNES emulator, you're very likely to fall down a rabbit hole and end up playing TMNT 4: Turtles in Time non-stop for the next three months.
    Hahaha I love TMNT

    Crono Trigger is not overrated, it's the perfect RPG: a gripping story, good enough mechanics, intriguing weapon/fight system with levelups, and has 10 endings. For the time, and today still, I'd basically rank it top 10.

    Remember, back then there were no critics other than maybe EGM (RIP), so basically all opinions formed were by playing the thing in stark contrast with how things are nowadays. If everyone says it was great, it's probably the true belief that it was formed by actual unbiased experiences. IMO, those were the true good old days.

    Nowadays people are jaded as fuck when it comes to games.

    However, my favorite SNES game is this obscure thing called Uniracers which probably no one has ever heard of. It's made by Rockstar before they were Rockstar.

    Quote Originally Posted by aubreymcfate View Post
    chrono trigger is a beautiful game and not overrated at all, imo. it's not exactly challenging, in fact it's quite easy as far as jrpgs go, but the world and characters are captivating and charming in the way zelda games are. also, the music is amazing. yasunori mitsuda with a bit of nobuo uematsu, can't go wrong
    Yeah, I was reading banana's post and I was about to answer exactly this. CT's soundtrack is indeed amazing, a bonafide classic.



    It's the first time I was ever rickrolled as well.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIoojngT95s

    And this one is without a doubt my favorite song, but for the when and where it was played. Great song that perfectly complemented the level it was for. I am always amazed at how much people could do with 8/16 bit music.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px_hDnO9tDk
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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaStand View Post
    The titular character never even talks!

    Not sure how you can say the world is captivating. To me it feels incredibly confined. YOu're always limited to a few destinations, and navigating across the overworld map is nothing more than moving your guy from one place to another. No incentive to explore. No new creatures to encounter. No new secrets to unlock.

    Anyway, that's my 2 cents. I'm not saying I hate the game, I'm just saying that it pales in comparison to its peers. I think its 'value' is helped by its rarity. In other words, I think people like it because they're playing something no one else has. Like "here's this hidden gem that only us hard core gamers know about" And that exclusivity adds to its mystique.

    You see people rave less about FF3 (or FF6 if you're a dick about it), even though that was a far far richer game.
    I loved the wings of time, and how what you do now affects what happens later (spoiler free for those who haven't played). I also loved the newGame+ thing. Killing L**** (Edited for spoilers) with two swift triple team techs, makes a kid feel like a boss.

    I played FF3, but for some reason I can't remember finishing it or anything really. I think I only played it with an EMU, because I can't recall ever doing that on a SNES. I will have to get to that once I have some free time, because I can't remember why I never finished it.

    My all-time personal RPG top 5, based on those I played (I played many, but obviously not everything out there), in no particular order:

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    Xenogears
    KOTOR (1&2)
    Mass Effect (1,2,3)
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    Are there any iOS emulators? I'd assume not given the strict control Apple has over the marketplace. Just another point in the "why I'm getting an Android next go around."
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    I want to retract my statement about RE7 being any good. It really shows it's flaws when you're not playing with friends. I still recommend it on a heavy discount.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Sawyer View Post

    Yeah, I was reading banana's post and I was about to answer exactly this. CT's soundtrack is indeed amazing, a bonafide classic.


    And this one is without a doubt my favorite song, but for the when and where it was played. Great song that perfectly complemented the level it was for. I am always amazed at how much people could do with 8/16 bit music.
    Yes, I lovelovelove the Zeal music. And Zeal Palace. That area may have been my favorite in the game, probably because I'm innately drawn to all the mystic metaphysical stuff, lol. That's a really nice piano version of the Forest music too.

    Also badass as fuck was the Tyrano Lair theme (one of Uematsu's, and super similar to Kuja's theme from FF7, one of my fav final boss songs).

    I think the hands down CT's most beautiful piece of music is 600 AD. I remember when I first heard it while playing and knowing the game completely had my heart.




    edit: While we're on the topic of VG music, I've been revisiting my deep love for the SNES Donkey Kong soundtracks lately (particularly the second one) and the Silent Hill soundtracks. amazing stuff.
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    Random Xbox One newbie question... Is an Xbox One S controller compatible on a regular Xbox One System?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aubreymcfate View Post
    Yes, I lovelovelove the Zeal music. And Zeal Palace. That area may have been my favorite in the game, probably because I'm innately drawn to all the mystic metaphysical stuff, lol. That's a really nice piano version of the Forest music too.

    Also badass as fuck was the Tyrano Lair theme (one of Uematsu's, and super similar to Kuja's theme from FF7, one of my fav final boss songs).

    I think the hands down CT's most beautiful piece of music is 600 AD. I remember when I first heard it while playing and knowing the game completely had my heart.




    edit: While we're on the topic of VG music, I've been revisiting my deep love for the SNES Donkey Kong soundtracks lately (particularly the second one) and the Silent Hill soundtracks. amazing stuff.
    Great Song... I also love the Super Castlevania IV soundtrack.
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    So now that the price has dropped I went and picked up a copy of horizon: zero dawn

    It's a very good looking game, and also pretty badass

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    Horizon: Zero Dawn would be right up my alley if it wasn't a Playstation exclusive. I'm hopeful for Hellblade: Sanua's Sacrifice. Not much information out yet. Release date is august 8th. That's the only game I'm looking forward to atm.

    This is a sad Steam summer sale for me. I'm not really excited for anything atm. I'll probably grab The Sexy Brutale, Duck Game and some even smaller indie games.
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    http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/...ition-now.html

    Not sure this is news really. I think everyone knew this was coming.

    What I found surprising, and hilarious, was that a guy named "Bowser" became a Senior VP at Nintendo.

    “While many people from around the world consider the Super NES to be one of the greatest video game systems ever made, many of our younger fans never had a chance to play it,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s senior vice president of sales and marketing.
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    I still haven't played the Super NES Zelda although I've seen gameplay for it. I know that was a classic and would love to play it.
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    I still haven't played the Super NES Zelda
    That actually makes me a little sad

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