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The great debate.
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UrT's still got an active playerbase of mostly Europeans if you want to revisit that.
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How would you describe the difference between id Tech an Unreal Engine?
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Here's your Nintendo Sonic brah
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The edgy animal trend was one of the worst in all of video gaming
That game is pretty damn good though
In-game Rocky Rodent is soul
edgy animals was a subgenre in comics over a decade earlier desu
In-game Rocky looks like he has jaundice and a whippet addiction
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How difficult is this game? Would the average 100 IQ (aka me) player be able to finish it without a guide?

When I was 7 I biked on the freeway across town, to get to Target, and buy the PSX version of the game. On the way home I waved to a police officer who told me biking on the freeway is illegal. He took me home. Keep that level of intelligence in mind when I ask my question.

I remember getting stuck at some point. Does the game allow for grinding and grinding to get past stages you're stuck on? I remember how hard this game was for 7 year old me and it's put me off of trying it since. I see everyone seem to love this game though so I'd like to give it another go. I am, however, a retard.
If you would like a SRPG for beginners I would definitely recommend Shining Force 1 and 2 for the Genesis/Megadrive. Excellent games and perfect entry points for people new to the genre. It allows you to leave any battle with a spell your main character has, you retain all experience/levels you gained so you can keep retrying the stage until you're leveled to the point where you can just brute force it instead of needing strategy if you want. Same happens if you fail the mission, there's no permadeath, you can revive all teammates.
Your picture is FFT Advance, which is not the same game as the PS1 and PSP FFT. Personal opinion, but I think the story of FFT Advance is pretty fucking lame. Enough for me to prefer the PS1/PSP game. Either way though, I think Disgaea is way more fun than any FFT game

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How would you fix it
>tone down random battles
>add some kind of fast travel (submarinemon and digmon do this terribly)
>provide a map of the circuit boards, downscale them or just remove them altogether, especially in the post-game
>make the post-game actually available in the US version, not just every other version
>make the legendary weapons less demanding to obtain in the normal part of the game
>make the legendary weapons not almost impossible to obtain in the post-game
>make different digivolutions not require an autistic grind
>don't make obtaining other starters dependent on your current digimon's level because it's possible to get locked out this way
>card game it great, but holy shit tone down the difficulty

I don't hate the game but so many mechanics in it are complete bullshit. I'm half convinced it was envisioned, designed and created as some generic MMO themed rpg and Digimon were shoved in after the fact. If you were to remove the franchise the story would be completely unchanged and the game would be at least 95% the same.

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>Try to stealth my way through to an objective whose only point of access is a narrow bridge
>Cop cars spawning right beside the objective spot
>Pull a bunch of slaloms between cars on the wrong side of the road to shake them off
>Cop AI mirrors my exact moves and almost never crashes
>Have to ram through 3 police blockades on the bridge because the only way around them is jumping into the fucking water, which is not withing the bounds of the game
>Objective requires me to lose the cops that literally never get wrecked and keep spawning near me
I like the driving physics but this is getting annoying.
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>the game somehow having constant fucking slowdowns despite the dogshit graphics
Only happens on the ps version, this shouldn't be used as critisim for the whole game because of the state of one version
It was the only version of the game for over a year until the ports started being made, unless you count the gameboy game.
Game sucks, dude.
here's your /thread bro
SF is the only game in the series still worth playing

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is this game considered better than symphony of the night now?
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Except that this game was well-received when it came out and only now has it's reputation dwindled.
The intro for the N64 game is great:

I didn't think that the game was too bad in itself. It certainly did have its moments that pissed me off. LOW is a better game.
Yes, it's more challeging and fun than sotn, at least in hard difficulty.
the piece of shit flopped and was criticized by everyone hence why Konami decided to fix what they did by dropping Legacy Of The Darkness 10 months later
LoS was shit, CotM was shit, and CV64 was shit. Best selling =/= quality, anon.

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why is it so loved? i am not a big racing fan but this is advertised as a racing rpg and did pretty mediocre even by 2000s reviews.
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It's not loved. It's very obscure even in Japan, but its seeing a little bit of a revival now, for some reason. By revival I mean I've seen people post it 3 or 4 times instead of 0
I tried it, apart from it being very stylish the racing didn't do much for me. I love a lot of racing games from the era, there's some awesome Saturn ones in particular - and so many on the PS1 but Racing Lagoon apart from looking slick doesn't do much in its first few hours. Maybe if it's properly translated it'll reveal a compelling game underneath; it is square after all. It's likely that a lot of people are attracted to it for its style and visuals however.

There's many more import only PS1 games you could keep an eye on. As for racing, it's a simpler game but Running High is a great time if only for short sessions.
>By revival I mean I've seen people post it 3 or 4 times instead of 0
out of nowhere really
>There's many more import only PS1 games you could keep an eye on.
recommend a few?
t. visited /vr/ for the first time after the rule-changee
It's an obscure game that's untranslated and only known because of being an oddity like a racing JRPG with a very stylish nighttime late 90's aesthetic
I'm actually surprised to see it posted

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>Would you rather be infuriated to no end, or be bored out of your mind?
Choose wisely.
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I can't even beat the first level of Final Doom on Hurt me plenty. It looks like SHIT. Green and brown with unfair map design. I hate it. I recall Nintendo looking at Doom and laughing thinking people weren't stupid enough to buy such a poorly designed game. How wrong they were.
Hey now, Black Tower and ttraps are fucking great
shit reading comprehension
No. He's correct. You're not a cumguzzling doomfaggot. You're a regular cumguzzling faggot, and possibly illiterate.
tnt has some cool levels but god the really bad levels are REALLY fucking bad man

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Well pinbros, I sure hope you've been hoarding your visual pinball tables. A whole lot of this site isn't available anywhere else. I'm kicking myself for not getting No Good Gofers.
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I would too. Throw epic pinball in there too.
pinball is for gays
This is why the site is gone u stupid shit
Never tried it, but I usually enjoy System 11. Gott pinballs are usually terrible, though. Except for Golden Wings.
Jesus, so you don't like Victory? Super Mario Bros? Surf and Safari? Cactus Jack? I mean I like Golden Wings too, but there's so many Gotts I love playing. I'd say I'm easy to please, but man I really don't enjoy modern Stern games at all.

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>this is the most recent game that's still allowed to be discussed in /vr/
>released December 12 2007 for PC
Say something nice about him.
Great game. Got me into RTS. Really enjoyed it

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I would like to know if there was a way to burn a PS1 rom onto a dvd and then play it on ps2. If so how?

Please help, I want to play persona 1, 2 and 2.
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Bro burning the disc will just melt it.
Just use a Blu-ray disc
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>I would like to know if there was a way to burn a PS1 rom onto a dvd and then play it on ps2
Maybe that’s what he wants. Did you ever think of that, dickhead?

So now that these games are considered retro, what does /vr/ think of the Manhunt games?
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Never really understood why Rockstar has disowned Manhunt 2
All the enemies were male. There were not female enemies. No gender equality in that videogame.
you were killing serial killers in the game, and as you know females can't be serial killers since they are dumb and will get caught after their first murder
what about aileen carol wuornos? or what about elizabeth bathory?

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I have seen a lot of people talk about soldering game and consoles and figured I should also try to hear more about the subject. What all tools do people on here use for console mods and game battery repairs?
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Used this lil nigga to mod my 360 a few months ago. Everything else has soft mods or emulation good enough. Was fun, it a little stressful. I feel just slightly less retarded anyway.
they did good games for sure, just goddamn is their shit badly built. I wonder if MS got their idea for the clock capacitor from sega
Agreed, it's not hard to open a window and turn a fan on
The DC used a battery, as did the Saturn.

What's weird is how dogshit they were. The Saturn had it easily accessible, because it only had a 2 year battery life at best. And the DC, for some reason, used a rechargeable battery with a lifespan of a few fucking months without power. But hey, it had that VMU bullshit with the constant beeping too, I don't think Sega understood power at all.

I've never had a CMOS battery fail in any other device during a reasonable lifespan.
you think the fumes are lead? LMAO.

Have you ever had issues with inputs on a third party controller? Moves you can’t pull off and things like that.
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that n64 controller makes me want to puke.
It's the Hori mini controller, it's pretty well-regarded.
by people who don't deserve to hold the glorious original controller in the first place
avatarfagging is against the rules
just like being a newfag

Given how the Dreamcast can run Atomiswave games due to identical hardware, has there been similar attempts to get NAMCO System 246 games running on the PS2?
Is that the Kinnikuman Muscle Grand Prix board? Yeah, you can run them on a normal Playstation 2 with a HDD, just like Bemani Python 2. I don't think you even need any sort of special setup.
How? The dongle encryption hasn’t been cracked (legal issues)
By using a dongle. It slots right into the memory card slot.
>Namco added a DB15 VGA port
>has there been similar attempts to get NAMCO System 246 games running on the PS2?
give it a try

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