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When I say "playable skeleton", what's the first game that comes to mind?
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Guardian Heroes
Tony Hawk Underground (2?)
Not retro, but since I'm playing it like this right now it was the first thing to come to mind.
Toss up between him and the eyeball guy for my favorite.

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Oh noes green blood !!
Who cares?
Did any of you heard about Evil Night?
Wish RE4 numake didn’t happen...

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This is one of the earliest PS1 games I have played for the console. It was Wipeout, Rayman, WarHawk, a couple others and this game. I never owned this game. Rented it a few times. Knew another person with it. It was Battle Bots or Cyborg Justice on the Sega Genesis. You build your robot out of parts. Head, torso, arms. Fight other robots in single player and win their body parts, like robot spider legs. You could unlock spider-legs, light sabre arms, and other weapons.It plays somewhat like a boxing game, but in 3D and objects to hide behind. Two player split screen is quite fun. This game even has link cable, which I have never used.

It's like Virtual On or Armored Core for kids. I liked the fact that they had super meters like Street Fighter. Crazy how there are so many PS1 games out there that I've never heard of despite the system being more than 20 years old.
i borrowed this game and liked it a lot.
there is an option to 'format memory card'...which deletes everything on your memory card. after choosing that option and losing 8 hours of ff7, i was pissed and barely played it again
>It's like Virtual On or Armored Core for kids. I liked the fact that they had super meters like Street Fighter. Crazy how there are so many PS1 games out there that I've never heard of despite the system being more than 20 years old.

It is almost like RobotWars for the PS1. But this came first. You build your robot from predetermined parts (arms, legs, torso, eyes, face) and different parts do have different strategic uses. Different arms have different super attacks. It is like Virtua On. This game was even ported to the Sega Saturn:

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I had Robo Pit 2 as a kid. Cool game, but in hindsight, I wish I had discovered the PS1 Armored Core instead. I didn't find out until years later that the game has music and cutscenes, only they were all gutted for the PAL release. It kind of cheapens all those good memories.

It wasn't that bad
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Wasn't that good either.
It still is the best star fox game on GameCube. Yes I know the bar is set low
The graphics were really nice for a Gamecube game. The gameplay was OK, but it was basically a b-grade Zelda clone with the occasional Starfox segment. Krystal was kinda hot too.
That was just a ripoff idea to playcate nintoddlers and it worked. Look at you defending a series where fans try to squeeze falsities into lore by saying stupid shit like "the floaty things in the air in kokiri forest are some magical thing thats deep and meaningful" because the lore runs dry pretty fast. Its a standard story, with a normal amount of depth. The cycle is meant to keep you buying their product, they sugar coated for you and you jumped right into the van.
I remember liking it, but I honestly wish we had just gotten Dinosaur Planet

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Previous thread: >>7595571

I've got a /r/equest right here:
-tetris clone
-on the psx/ps2
-had a unique gimmick of a small person in the play area (think this https://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/297502), not sure what the objective with him was though or even if he was in all/the main mode(s)
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There's an old DOS game I can't remember the name of, it was a pretty old 3D game where you had to destroy red pyramids and the pyramids constantly spawned new bad guys to shoot.
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Game featured in a "200 games in 1" CD or something, for around Windows 98/ME era, late 90s
Top-down RPG I think, maybe with a simplified system for young kids
You played as a cartoony black cat walking through a forest, kinda looked like pic related. The graphics looked pretty unimpressive even for the time, like someone had put it together in MS Paint
Sometimes, the cat's face would pop up to react to finding healing items, or getting hurt in battle, or something
It had dialogue where the cat meowed between sentences; it was in English, but I remember it sounding awkward, as if it were translated from another language
Jiji and the mysterious forest
That's the one, thanks

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The Dreamcast is the comfiest console from an aesthetic perspective. Those menus, the sound effects, the look and feel of the console, it's all perfect. It completely succeeds at that type of casual instantly iconic stature that the Saturn failed to accomplish outside of Japan.

Oh, and if any of you have problems with the controller, good news, you failed the zoomer test. Anyone who was there at the time thought it was a good controller.
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you're slime
Lookin pretty sexy
It’s a very aesthetically pleasing console for sure. Like you say from the hardware itself to the boot interface. I just wish it had a longer life so we could have seen what kind of goofy post-90’s shit would come out of it, being that it had a very functional online service.
It’s pretty terrible for some games but it makes sense where it is. Like the rainbow six port is fucking awful bit so is every other console port because that is a game that was literally never designed to run on anything other than PC aaaaand then they did.

>Brian Moriarty's one regret in his career is not pushing to make the sequels to Loom.
>The game wasn't a big seller at the time, so he forgot about it
>Fast forward several years
>Gets stacks of fan letters talking about how influential Loom was to them, with some even entering the games industry because of it
>But Disney owns the IP now and will never touch it
>And he's getting up in years too
>Says if he could do it all over again he'd never put in the cliffhanger ending

Anyone else think this is all really sad?
No a sequel would of been shit
its like heroin, your first hit is the best and then you are forever chasing that dragon.
Make a new game, call it Broom or better yet Coom

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Did your community have an inexplicable love for an obscure and obscure game?
Pic related, Brazilians have an unexpected appreciation for top gear snes because it showed up on bootleg carts apparently.
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Minha mãe tinha uma loja de video game(daquelas locadoras que tu paga pra jogar). Top Gear 1 e 2 eram o que galera mais pedia pro SNES(junto com um futebol brasileiro 96) e eu nunca vi ele num daqueles 10 em 1 jogos. O que mais vi era o do Tom e Jerry.
HUE here, i literally never saw a bootleg TopGear cartridge.
The music was great, the multiplayer was solid and customizing cars in 2 and 3000 was the coolest shit.
Brazilians are delusional retards with low IQ so it doesn't matters.
I love the music in this game.
When I lived in Mexico, MAMEbox arcade machines were the hot shit. Although they had tons of games, the ONLY ONES I EVER SAW MEXICAN KIDS PLAYING were:
>King of Fighters 2002 (and only 2002, maybe a weird hack of it but only 2002)
>Metal Slug (any)
>Snow Bros.
That's it.

what's the deal with the Apple II and how come it's not as popular with the retro community as other computers?
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It's an easier machine to code on than the Apple II being five years newer technology and the Z80 has more raw horsepower than the 6502 which lets you do more things with the graphics but they're so bright and blaring it gets on your nerves.
R-Type on the spectrum is a great looking port. That port is an inspiration to me like nes Joust.
Pretty much; Sinclair made their computers to be as cheap as humanly possible. The UK was still dirt poor in the 80s.
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They are fun computers.. maybe they're less popular because they're expensive to get ahold of.

It's not like a C64 where your can go pick up a decent one for $75 and have a good time.
Because the "retro community" you joined last week only talked about it a few times in the week you've been here?

>crapplefag cope

I went to channel 95 on my Famicom but the picture is all messed up, does anyone know how to fix it or at least make it look less grainy
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1. Open it up and fine tune the RF signal as it might have skewed from years of use.

2. Mod it for composite output, makes it easier to hook up, and no more strange channels. Also to some still the intended look as itll give the exact same picture roughly as an AV Famicom.
Get an emulator.
>friend buys a Frammeister and mods his old consoles to output to HDMI for hundreds of dollars
>I just hook up my old systems to a Sony Trinitron CRT I got from a friend for $20 and was sitting in my basement for years before I set up a retro game room
If I want pixel perfect games through HDMI, I'll hook up a PC with an emulator or get an NES mini. Hell. I got the SNES and NES and Genesis mini, but haven't played them much. There really is something comfy about playing old NES games on an old CRT.
Stop taking LSD.
Long live the new flesh.

Tell me about Working Designs
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How prevalent is the Clinton pop culture shit?
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More like Unworking Designs
no it wasn't. they tampered with that game like crazy.
Is Exile 2 any good. I know you need the balance patch. The genesis one was decent. They stuck a load of drug referenes into the translation, surprised it got by censors.

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test drive is good
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I told a few people about PSP cause people legit did not know that it's not meeting the retro guidelines but I don't think I grilled anyone on it. I'm sorry if I upset you.
Yep I agree. That's why gatekeeping should be an executable offense. This is the one corner of this site I can actually talk about games, let alone my favorite genre
I sincerely doubt you did any grilling. I was one of the confused people asking of it was retro or not too, but the sentiment is appreciated, and rare
RC Pro Am
I don't know much about racing games so im going to ask here
Im playing Super Hang On for sega genesis and liking it a lot (Even if i can't move beyond the 4th stage in original mode) making money in races and upgrading the bike, are there any other OLD games that capture that feeling and that you're willing to recomend? Bikes or cars is fine, im also aware of Road Rash and played them before, finally i want OLD games, so PS1 and before if posible

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>Intergrated AC97 using DOS-compatible drivers
>have spare Sound Blaster Live! (Model SB0060)
>VDMSound for Win9x
What are the prospects of getting decent DOS sound on my Windows 98 rig, without having to buying a new PCI sound card?
For a decommissioned file server it's a pretty capable and compact late-90s gaming rig, even if the S3 ProSavage GPU is just a smidge stuttery at higher settings. Not significant, but still noticable.
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Looks like the onboard sound is your best option, honestly. Creative's FM emulation on all their PCI cards isn't good, and VDMSound doesn't work well in 9x and has its own issues. Check out that thread.
To be honest it's probably fine for OPL by itself but no digital audio is kinda smelly. You could have both but you'd need to splice both sources or use two sets of speakers.
i'd get a Roland SC-55 for the later games
Bullshit. Most DOS games expect you to have an ISA sound card, and won't give you sound if you don't have one. Sure, there's the PC speaker and LPT adapters, but the former option is shit unless you're doing it for nostalgia, and the latter has limited compatibility.

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the great debate
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Revenge > Shadow Dancer > III

III left the best first impression, but after really getting into Revenge and beating it, I realized that is just flashy with not a lot of substance. Levels in Revenge were much busier, III had a lot of running in empty space with the jump kick trivializing the most enemy counters and the need for kunai. The auto scrolling sections were terrible as well.
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Revenge of Shinobi is brilliant but too hard without unlimited shurikins. I couldn't even beat the first boss without them.
3 isn't all about winning, you have to keep yourself entertained by running straight through the levels. I had a new respect for it when I figured out you could walljump through the area before Mechagodzilla and ignore the elevators.

Sega System version is kinda interesting
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Shadow Dancer, preserved the original Shinobi/Rolling Thunder style

plus Yamato

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Games with this aesthetic?
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Wow, so mature
I said I was too old. In the sense that I’ve really watched it at an age that it’s harder to tolerate certain things.
Yeah man, the 8th grade is such a pain.
God bless Yokoshima and his perversions. Also, Okinu is a cutie.
you forgot your anime girl avatarfagging

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