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This board is for the discussion of classic, or "retro" games. Retro gaming means consoles, computer games, arcade games (including pinball) and any other forms of video games on platforms launched in 1999 and earlier. With the release of the 8th generation of consoles, the Sega Dreamcast will now be considered "retro", though the remainder of the sixth generation (Xbox, PS2, GameCube) will not.

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>game is called A Link to the Past
>Link doesn't actually time travel into the past

The fuck?
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>>5216020
So you thought the game was basically Ocarina of Time?
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>>5209157
you think that's bad? There's only 1 Thracia game.
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>>5215920
Pretty sure it was just Earth when those comics first started, so you don't really have a point there.
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>>5216815
>Pretty sure
"Pretty sure" does not count for jack shit.
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>>5208781
You do travel to the past. The games takes place long before Zelda 1. I don't want to be all "Did you know?" but it's a pretty well known factoid that Castle Hyrule is in place of two ruined dungeons in Zelda 1, and Kakariko Village is in place of the cemetery in Zelda 1.

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Now that the dust has finally settled, what are your thoughts?
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>>5216507
sonic is so stylized and doesn't look like an actual animal enough that the fetish is seperate
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>>5216513
What the hell are you on about, Tails is obviously the fuckable one.
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>>5211165
That will never happen, but I like the idea.
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>>5216530
>Tails is obviously the fuckable one.
Not even a furfag, yet this is clear to me.
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>>5216507
I wonder what Miles' tail smells like. I bet it would be funny to smell it.

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DOOM THREAD / RETRO FPS THREAD - Last thread >>5209401

DOOM/II/ULTIMATE/FINAL/64/CHEX/QUAKE/DUKE/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
Contains infographics with setup information and user-made content recommendations

Same thing, but in video format:

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>>5216760
I think the problem is he uses his autism to just annoy people rather than doing something genuinely productive with it.
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uploadfiles io / 4jh13

That's my first map for Quake, I'll not release it officially, but I'll appreciate any feedback even if it's just to call me a fag.
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>>5216174
>If you want to, you can just make a small mod to add the Super Shotgun in for you.
There is already one.
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>>5216753
you should contact the guy about it, its kinda great how it turned out.
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>>5216760
yours.

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So, who's still loading up this game every once in a while?

What's your favourite party composition?

Do you like the Beamdog remake?
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>>5216727
>Right. Which means you lost the ENTIRETY of Baldur's Gate 1, Tales of the Sword Coast and the first 20-25% of SoA.
Not everyone plays full trilogy runs, anon.
>I never understood endorsing exploits like this. Why not just edit your character's XP if you're going to do that?
I don't really find this to be much of an exploit. An exploit allows any class to hit millions of gold in Promenade by abusing black market reselling, but here, it seems to be a fairly standard way of using in-game resources (and it's still not reliable in, say, a non-reload environment because even a 150% pickpocket thief can fuck up the theft).
>Not that I've ever found many situations where a Blade doing 6-7 attacks without was changed drastically by 8-9 with
This is actually a preeeetty big deal in something like an SCS environment where high burst damage is good, and you're also sorta sidestepping the point of F->M hybrids having better DPR potential overall - "because it's not that big of a difference". Increasing APR is the #1 way of increasing your DPR, which is why the Belm + Kundane (-> Scarlet Ninja-To) is a great combo.
>Yeah, but his spells are still going to GG the fight. And whether spellspam or melee attacks, it was Time Stop either way that trivialized the encounter.
See, I play the game modded quite a bit (SCS, Ascension etc.) and I find this not to be so clearcut. I agree it's a hard argument to make when SCS/Ascension isn't the standard way of playing, but the argument that Time Stop is a poor offensive spell and a F->M maximizes its use is still pretty valid and in some contexts makes this more of a concern.
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>>5216727
>blablabla lost the entirety of bg1 blablabal
what if you're not replaying bg1, what if fighter was a perfectly acceptable class to play at least once in BG1, etc...
>muh exploit
yeah using game mechanics is definitely an exploit, sure... seriously who goes out of athlakata still wearing normal chainmail and a standard sword... If you get a thief in your party, why not fucking use him? You'll also need to fucking write spells at some point won't you? The only "exploit" here might be firing everyone in your team, but again, that's often something you do at the start of BG2... And if you don't want to fire anyone, you can still get what, around 100,000 xp, do the cricus and de'arnise keep and you got your dual class with no exploits, not like it was really difficult either way.
>Improved Haste works with Offensive Spin, it just doesn't stack with it
of course it doesn't stack, there is no point using both at the same time
>Yeah, but his spells are still going to GG the fight.
No. You finish SOA with one or two level 9 spell slots as a F/M. Spell trap or contigencies are usually more useful before that, staying alive longer is better than a time stop 3 times out of 4, you have far enough dps to kill anything aside from hitsponges bosses or dragons in one or two rounds with your weapon alone anyway. What will tirvialize the fight is potentially the dozen buffs you will precast, not using time stop.
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CHULT VAMPIRE ANAL PRINCESS VOL. 1
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>>5216756
>Belm + Kundane (-> Scarlet Ninja-To) is a great combo.
a combo that isn't needed with a F/M under true grandmastery rules because you can't go above 5 base apr anyway. And without the true grandmastery rule, there are always the Gauntlets of extraordinary specialization. Which allows you to wield belm/kundane off hand while using an actual good weapon in main hand (you'll get 4APR with your main weapon and only 1 with your belm/kundane off hand).
Also potions of master thievery stack and having 220-225 pickpocketing allows you to reliably steal in any shop where you can steal (however going above that will actually reduce the skill, for example can steal everything in the copper coronet at 225, can't do it anymore at 265)
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>>5216808
Yeah, I meant Belm+SNT as being a Blade staple, not an F/M staple, because Blades don't get True GM.

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BLOOD IS GETTING A FUCKING REMASTER!

THIS IS NOT A DRILL! THE BEST GAME EVER MADE IS GETTING A REMASTER!

https://gematsu.com/2018/12/horror-first-person-shooter-blood-remaster-announced-for-pc
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>>5216630
I checked, I have a voxel rar in the autoload folder that ended up there automatically, and like I said I do have voxels in the game, the grave stones, explosive barrels. But the shotgun shells and those barrels in the screenshot aren't for some reason.
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>>5216650
nvm im a fucking idiot, I had the autoload folder inside of the "openme" one.
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>>5216615
I don't think BloodGDX can display voxels?
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How does BloodGDX widen the field of view? Does it crop anything? Stretch anything? Or does it somehow do it legit and not reduce a single pixel of what you can originally see and not stretch anything either?
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>>5216698
It does, and they look great. Makes me want more voxel based 2.5D fps games.

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Why is the genre known as "metroidvania" when all the game mechanics are borrowed from Super Metroid? SotN also uses rpg mechanics but that's not a Castlevania trait either. SotN is just a Metroid-like game with rpg mechanics.
Shoudn't the genre be known as "metroid-like", "metroid-clone" or something like that?
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>>5205251
>SotN is a complete screwball mess the likes of which I have no idea how it actually gets praised.
This, I just finished it up recently as well and came to the same conclusion, everything feels like it got tacked on and blended together, it doesn't feel like a organic or coherent game
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>>5214753
Essentially, it feels like it was made by *that guy*. The guy you thinks "you know, wouldn't it be cool if the game were to have this thing I just thought up", except the entire team consisted of people like this, all wanting to put the cool thing they just came up with in the game. The result is all this stuff that just gets shoved in and pasted somewhere, and then just exists alongside everything else, while conversely there is no core design philosophy holding it together. You mostly end up just walking from place to place and kind of just hitting the things in your way. And while doing this you end up finding that for its not even uncommon to have whole rooms repeated 3 or so times in a row, even if they just consist of the same gauntlet of enemies.

The game also seems to do a relatively poor job of presenting puzzles to you. You mostly either know exactly where to go or what to do next, or you have no idea and end up trying random shit just to see if it works.
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>>5215101
>its not even uncommon to have whole rooms repeated 3 or so times in a row, even if they just consist of the same gauntlet of enemies.
This is noticeable from the start too, the whole slog across to the outer wall is basically a taste of things to come for the rest of the game
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>>5200276
god does it hurt being this fucking stupid
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>>5206429
Was this the origin of “rooty tooty point and shooty?”

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Could someone take a picture of the inside spindle hub in their Sega CD model 2 lid? I'm looking for the spinner that's inside of the lid itself, not the lower spindle hub.

I am not sure if it makes a difference, but I am looking for the samsung model, not the later sony version.

I picked up a non working unit and I think it is missing some parts as the magnet prevents the lid from opening and the disc won't spin with the cover on.
Some spacer?
Thanks!

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Post what you have or what you would like to have.
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>>5215952
>but I'm concerned about ANY form of input lag
dont be its an none issue.

>>5215952
>general durability and feel
wait for the retrobit and 8bitdo sega pads to come out in feb and see if they are any good

>>5215959
emulators are all portable, you dont need to install them
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>>5216137
>emulators are all portable, you dont need to install them

By "I can't install anything", I really meant to say "can't run any unapproved .exe". The software on the PC scans every .exe upon launch and hash-checks it, so renaming .exe files to existing approved .exe files won't work either.

I need it to run in the browser itself.
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>>5215908
this is the correct answer
i heard it's kinda fragile tho
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>>5215952
Grab a Hori Fighting Commander, emufriend.
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>>5215952
I have an adapter i got off ebay and original white jap saturn controllers. There is no lag, it works on every machine, and it's fantastic.

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What was the deal with British people giving their N64 games rap theme songs?
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>>5215541
Literal redditor
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>>5215551
There's more than one person talking to you perhaps?

I know websites without usernames and upvotes must be confusing.
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>>5216272
>giving a sincere bait reply
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>>5216272
I believe the proper term is "People of Basketball"
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>>5216460
t. phoneposter who just got caught

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Yesterday, On Doom's 25th anniversary, John Romero announced an upcoming unofficial Episode 5 for the original Doom to be released in February.

The mod will (OF COURSE) be free. But there is also a boxed "Collector's Edition" that comes in 2 versions (with one considerably more expensive than the other). (This was skipped over (presumably mistakenly) in the Doom General, so I'm making a thread for it for people who missed the announcement.)

https://www.romerogames.ie/sigil/
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I appreciate the talents of Romero and Buckethead, but this is just super-generic metal tat.
I'll play the episode, but fuck all this shit.
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>>5214672
Wtf I'm Romero's bitch now.
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>>5216215
Yeah. You just download the mod (when it comes out) and play it with the base game's wad file.
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>>5215725
Anon.....

You don't actually put it in a floppy drive....
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Does it have any new enemies or guns

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What Christmas/holiday related /vr/ games will you be playing in this holiest of months?
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>>5205274
Still Life takes place right before Christmas
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>>5198007
BUY ME BONESTORM OR GO TO HELL
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>>5214112
Hey thanks! I'll definitely be checking it out
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Eddy & Co
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>>5199749
I can't stand this Amiga look. Every sprite looks too metallic and everything looks dead despite the crazy rainbow backgrounds with random shit floating.

This will never be comfy for me.

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Obscure games, and JP only releases. Which is your favorite?

I'm enjoying Community Pom right now.
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>>5214726
Is that all you have to say. You had a pure %100 chrystaline autism hissy fit extracted from the finest sperg rocks found in the NEET caves of aspergia. You should feel lucky to bleed from my swords edge.
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>>5214795
Shut the fuck up.
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>>5212961
I bought a brand new copy of Um Jammer Lammy and I immediately opened it. How else am I supposed to scan the booklet and upload it online for everyone to read? Cry more, fucker
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An actual fun strategy game.
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>>5216435
What the fuck can an egg possibly strategize about.

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Post photos of people playing video games. Arcades, consoles, computers, portables, pinball, redemption machines, and any other formats are all highly encouraged. Even just photos of people with gaming related hardware (including computers, controllers, peripherals, etc.) is welcomed and encouraged.
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>>5207361
https://#####.com/2017/08/18/time-out-arcade-amazing-classic-arcade-pictures/ replace #### with arcadeblogger.

Could you imagine playing in one of these? I'm old enough to have played in arcades/pizza joints/gas stations etc, but never saw anything like this.
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>>5213679
>>5207384
This one definitely seems staged, I can't really say anything against the other one you pointed out though.
You can still get consumer grade cameras from the past. If you get some digital camera from 2001 and take a picture of some kid playing PSone, with the right staging you can probably pass it off as authentic.
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>>5213679
>>5214687
You're both retarded.
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>>5213704
baseball stars was fucking awesome. one of my favorites.
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>>5214718
Yeah, one of the best baseball games ever.

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>Playstation 2 could play PSX games
>Why couldn't DC play Saturn games?
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>>5216376
>GC
>shit
So you hate JRPGs then?

>>5216376
Still Windows though. Even Windows 10 is pretty limited without dosbox or emulators. Can't even play all Windows games without fucking up.
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>>5216370
Yes it does, you can reasonably expect software made for Windows 95 to still run on Windows 10. Microsoft Word 97 will still run on Windows 10. The problem is games that rely on old APIs like DirectX/Glide3D or disc check DRM like SafeDisc will run poorly if at all.
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>>5216353
DS only plays GBA. GBA plays GB, GBC and GBA.
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>>5216371
how n64 is better than gamecube and wii?
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>>5216515
>what is transitivity


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