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Was the original Xbox the last console to feature 6 face buttons on it's main controller?
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>Also it's not an RPG.
you are one dense motherfucker.
-1/10 bait
>this pic

man do I have to point out that just making the buttons smaller would provide enough space? DS button size is completely functional.
I want a dual-shock d-pad with 6 buttons on the right to play emulation for ages, these are shitty quality but i never owned one. So I settled for sega-styled d-pad instead, at least i'm familiarized with those.

Why did 32bit 3D action games age so poorly? They aren't even suitable for small children anymore, yet 8bit & 16bit rpgs aged really well and have something to offer all ages.
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See: >>8004105
lmao shut the fuck up
>Why did 32bit 3D action games age so poorly?
Same reason gen 2 2D games aged so poorly
What are some ludo 5th gen 3D action games?
Threads of Fate. be sure to play as the princess as she has the funnier plot and gameplay.

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Meet me at Δ Hidden Forbidden Holy Ground
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Yeah I never went into the second batch of stuff. I got the light novels, the first four games, SIGN and the sequel manga and that was enough for me.
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>the sequel manga
Damn that was such a pile of shit. The girls were sexy though. Also the anime adaptation which inexplicably had a massively different plot and added incest for some reason.
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I totally agree

It's true, they were bonkers crazy doing such a huge multimedia project for an unknown IP. I assume they thought since the anime was exploding in America at the time, it would bring in more sales. From what I understand, it went over really well in Japan. Today the IP is almost forgotten though. Only us hardcore fans really remember it. I bought the games and watched the show on Cartoon Network and bought the soundtrack at a Japanese festival (2004?). I also ripped out every ad I could find in anime and video game magazines and hung it on my wall
Any recommended art book collections or archives?
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*carries you through the whole game*

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ITT game series where the first game was clearly the best and everything went donwhill after that.
i'll start:
>resident evil
>tomb raider
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Zoom zoom
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Ultima series
Although the series didn't reach its peak until 4th and 7th games.

This is going to be controversial, but I am objectively correct.

Halo: Combat Evolved

You are correct on Halo, but incorrect on Quake. Quake 1 is one of the shittier Quake’s.

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there's not much to gripe about with this Zelda, yet i don't see many who praise it either, is TP underrated?
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I'm convinced most people who don't like Twilight Princess have just never played the superior Gamecube version.
What about people who played and liked it but thought it wasn't as good compared to OoT/MM?
I mean, that's a perfectly fine opinion to have. I just personally feel it's pretty much equal to them in all aspects. Twilight Princess should have had a direct sequel akin to Majora's Mask.
There are several Zelda games that could be considered underrated, and the 3D kiddos wouldn’t know they even exist.
Yeah, hard in a puzzle kind of way. You have to hit certain enemies in ways which assure you won't be pushed off of a ledge, or find a good route around bubbles. They were never hard in that they were damage sponges who did tons of damage, and pretty much every enemy has a cheap startegy/tactic to kill them quickly, which is satisfying to discover.

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Games that are meh but you'll play them anyway just for the music.
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NES games are known for kicking your ass because they were still designing games at that time based on the arcade quarter muncher mentality.
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megaman 2. easily the worst one with the best music.

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for me, it's the game boy advance
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I was just playing Harmony of Dissonance the other day, and I was pretty meh on it. Now that I read up on it, it's apparantly the worst CV on GBA.
I have this like new in box, love the color. My other favorite colors are atomic purple gbc and ice blue metallic gbp
Aria of sorrow it's pretty good for a gba game, it is fun
I played enough of HoD to skip it. I will try AoS, it does look appealing.
I just put a new screen and rechargable battery in mine. My flashcart arrives later today.

This is the only good PC Star Wars game.
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but you could upload all of the maps from the original into 2.
Rogue Squadron was also on PC

Wasn't there a command and conquer star wars clone? I remember that being quote kino
yeah it was called galactic battlegrounds. very close to age of empires 2. and yep...it was pretty darn good.
>Pay $40 for the previous game but with worse classes a few worse maps and space battles which are unplayable in offline play.
That doesn't make up for anything. A new game ought to have new things which are actually good.
you can play space battles offline. and many of the maps were pretty awesome.

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it's not very fair.
This game is obviously a classic but I’m definetly more of a Sesame Street: Counting Cafe kind of guy. Both are patrician of course.
Crystal’s Pony Tale is better.
mcdonald’s treasure land adventure or bust
Magical Quest can suck my nuts, this is the most kino Mickey game right here.

What gave MGS2 such a mystical feel to it?
It’s unlike anything I’ve played, 1 and 3 barely scratch that itch, but this game had a little secret sauce to it, what was it?
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You mean Peace walker and Phantom Pain?
Do you need to play MGS1 before MGS2? I ask because I own a PS2, but not a PS1 and my computer is too shit for emulating.
You'll get the most out of it that way.
Why don't you just play it on your PS2? They never removed PS1 compatibility, did they?
It's important to the story so yeah, you can play PS1 games in a PS2 with the retro compatibility anon
You can emulate PS1 even on crappy computers

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Why does this board almost never have pinball threads? Do sticker collectors not enjoy pinball?
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They're not Medieval Madness, the only good pinball table.
>Steve Ritchie
Meh, I never liked this guy's tables, he's so overrated.
I'm a Lawlor respecter.
Stuff from the 80's mostly. I never really played a lot of pinball back in the day. But I'd see them around either at the arcade or at the mall. The artwork of the cabinets from that era always seemed to be a lot more colorful and eye catching to me than machines from other eras..
Like everything else, really....
I wish I could find high quality png files of Doug Watson's art, not just photos of it. If that's even possible.

>Higharolla Kockamamie

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Sons of Liberty or Substance?
Also, I'm about to start the MG/MGS series - what game should I start with?
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Fuck it
>what game should I start with?
It's best to play them ir order of release but you can start with Metal Gear Solid for PS1 because it contains a summary of the older game's stories in disc. MSX2 games don't have a detailed story anyway but are very fun and inovative for the time. The PS1 game is where the story starts to look like a movie plot with very cool cutscenes.

[MSX2] 1987 - Metal Gear
[MSX2] 1990 - Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake
[PS1] 1998 - Metal Gear Solid
(Integral version has extra training missions. There's a Gamecube remake but with different camera and atmosphere)
[PS2] 2001 - Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
(Substance version has extras. Was ported to HD for PS3 and X360)
[PS2] 2004 - Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
(PS2 Subsistence version has best camera. Subsistence version was ported to HD for PS3 and X360)
[PS3] 2008 - Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
[PSP] 2010 - Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker
(Was ported to HD for PS3 and X360)
[Consoles and PC] 2014 - Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

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Also, forgot to say this:
>Sons of Liberty or Substance?
Main game is equal on both versions.
Substance have a lot of extras, like "what if" short stories, some training missions and a barebones skate mini-game with a cool punk version of the theme song.
The skate mini-game is not present in PS3 and X360 versions.
PC have an old forgotten port of MGS2 Substance that recently got re-released on GoG but the PC version lacks the skate mini-game as well.
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Start with mgs (1998) just read the first missions in the extra menu to have context
Hey anon, how do you get past the part with the fence in Escape from Greenville? I played that a couple times and could never figure out what I was supposed to do at that part

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Who threw the Salazar family crown down the well?
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Wasnt it a trap door?
Yes. It wasn’t a fucking well.
It was probably Salazar's dad or something that he dropped down there.
>try to convince salazar to quit disgracing his family name
>present him with the crown his ancestors wore
>"lol nah bye nigga"
>get dropped down the pit

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you must be 18 or older to post here
Based on what we've seen from Rare, I honestly wouldn't be surprised if the development team though that level name was fookin' brill mate.

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