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BANNERS Anonymous 05/04/2021 (Tue) 21:04:26 No. 18 [Reply]
If you have any cool banners, post them here and i'll add them. Maximum size is 640x140 and filesize of 1mb.
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What's the time limit for a game to be considered retro? Anonymous 05/14/2021 (Fri) 04:49:27 No. 79 [Reply]
It's clear at this point as the years go by systems like the ps3, Xbox 360, and the Wii would be considered retro systems at this point but other disagree. What are your opinions on this because as unusual as it feels to some I feel that it's apt for the seventh console generation to be considered retro. Pic unrelated.
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>>106 The first one is still my favorite, the very last felt just like a desperate attempt to make an aging product marketable by imitating the newer one (xboner)
Retro is a relativistic term referring to a period of design, rather than hard and fast rules of chronology. That being said around the time games really ever get past sixth generation of consoles orthodoxy of design, which is potentially arguable for the current generation of gaming. There's a bit of a weird issue where design kinda stayed exactly there for over 2 decades
>>106 I loved the blades. MS's need to constantly redesign shit ruined that though.

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Medievil Anonymous 06/05/2021 (Sat) 00:24:08 No. 129 [Reply]
Do you guys like Medievil? I loved the first game as a kid but I could never beat it as a kid. I find it amusing that it got not one but TWO remakes across different generations. However no one ever seems to talk about MediEvil 2, was it that bad? How good is the PS4 remake?

Game Music thread Anonymous 05/24/2021 (Mon) 17:16:15 No. 118 [Reply]
Post some tunes
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Baroque for the Sega Saturn and Playstation 1 what super cool for its time. It has a really great aesthetic of machines and flesh, distortion, and so on, it's a rogue-like with a story that is also quite cool, and it really just nails it at being memorable for me. Sinful Eyes is my favorite track across all the ports.

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Nintendo 64 thread Anonymous 05/19/2021 (Wed) 19:47:18 No. 114 [Reply]
Figured I'd make a thread about the mediocre console with a handful of great games. What're your favorite N64 games /vr/? I've been playing the english patch of Custom Robo and Donkey Kong 64 recently, been having fun with both of those games although I wish DK64 wasn't super autistic about collectables.
Conker's Bad Fur Day was my favorite N64 title as a child but now as an adult, I can look back on titles like Bomberman Hero and Wave Race with more fondness.
I liked the N64 version of Resident Evil 2 that has a new control scheme without tank controls which makes the game a cakewalk since the enemies can't keep up with you.

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Anonymous 05/04/2021 (Tue) 20:14:52 No. 3 [Reply]
this is my favorite retro game it came out two years before i was born
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5, 6, and 7 were the peak of the series. 5 had the best gameplay and the most stupedly awsome stuff like number of worlds and best airship. 7 had the best story and atmosphere. The cancer that came out later doesn't matter, the original was fine. 6 did a good job at all those things. 7 did a great job with its minigames. Most rpgs do well to make their one minigame be tolerable.
Final fantasy nine is better people that like 7 are just closeted about wanting to fuck their male friends.
>>115 By that logic, all FF9 fans are just closeted furries.

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WW3 Anonymous 05/14/2021 (Fri) 22:13:29 No. 91 [Reply]
Anybody like this game?
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I only ever playued the first one and I couldn't quite understand what to do. This was by old Rareware if I recall right, their output back then was all over the place. You had some real gems and then crap like Taboo the Sixth Sense. Fun fact: This franchise was localized as Elron d for the Japanese market and got a cartoon/anime facelift
>>93 The first and second W&W were straightforward, even if batshit chaotic hard for beginners. You just beat levels until the game is done. W&W3 stands out because it wasn't that. It's an open world game that you need to figure out how to beat by exploring and talking to NPCs. It's much more chill. I do recommend it to you if the first game wasn't your cup of tea.

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Import games and consoles Anonymous 05/18/2021 (Tue) 06:59:36 No. 110 [Reply]
What import games does /vr/ like? I've been looking forward to playing Sweet Home. I have a Famicom I got some years back, and I can use the English translation as I own a flashcart. I'm pretty fond of the PC-Engine and MSX as well, both very interesting consoles/computers in my opinion. What does /vr/ like?
Fire Pro Wrestling anything and most Banpresto titles of yore.

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Anonymous 05/07/2021 (Fri) 21:49:14 No. 53 [Reply]
Snes games
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>>63 I played part way through Terranigma a while ago, but it didn't really pull me in. You can think of it as the third in a series following Soul Blazer and the Illusion of Gaia. It has a very unique story line about remaking Earth from prehistory to modern times, but the translation was clunky as shit, and if you chain together the dash attack with the right timing, you are completely invincible.
>>100 I forgot entirely and completely that it was part of a trilogy. Guess I'll have to play through the other ones first then!
>>101 There’s hints here and there that the games take place in the same world, but the plots are completely unrelated, so it’s not necessary to start from the beginning if you don’t want to.

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Bomberman Anonymous 05/04/2021 (Tue) 20:12:43 No. 2 [Reply]
What's your favorite Bomberman game? Also definitely check out Power Bomberman, a massive Bomberman fangame with hundreds of characters and an active online community.
I'm not a big Bomberman fan, but I have a lot of nostalgia for Bomberman 64. I like the music especially.
link to Power Bomberman, which is completely free https://mega.nz/file/iXwxVAxa#MPs9PN9MhxBjPWnsDdwd9st56lMr0NchUtAxWa2DtGs If anyone is interested, a gamenight could be arranged

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Recommended game charts and lists. Anonymous 05/04/2021 (Tue) 20:10:36 No. 1 [Reply]
First, therefore benis.
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>>15 we got quite a few touching/molesting sims over the years (a recent one is Amuchan Developer) but their number is dwarfed by loli visual novels.
I'm pretty sure that there are no charts for old home computers like the Amstrad CPC or Speccy.
>>89 I'm guessing that it's not at all like Rabi Ribi?

What Are (You) Playing? Anonymous 05/05/2021 (Wed) 13:53:01 No. 26 [Reply]
Title says it all. I'm currently playing through The Great Battle II: Last Fighter Twin, my first impressions of the game aren't all that great. You play as SD versions of popular Japanese characters from different franchises in a crossover beat 'em up. Extremely lackluster so far, since all characters play the exact same.
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>>74 >webring issue What's going on? I gave up on this place and only come here for this place and /t/.
>>75 >please wait for validation ...I'm guessing that's the issue you're referring to?
>>76 Hello yes, kinda. Please stay... I love you

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Anonymous 05/07/2021 (Fri) 13:54:18 No. 52 [Reply]
What the fuck happened to her legs?
Same thing as the rest of her: puberty kicked in.
>>52 She's in the process of monsterizing into a kangaroo mamono. What other explanation could there be?
What's this game?

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Retrocomputing game thread Anonymous 05/09/2021 (Sun) 02:14:25 No. 55 [Reply]
So /vr/, what's your favorite retrocomputer? I'm fond of the MSX and Amiga.. Both have some great games (especially the Amiga, check out Turrican). What's your favorite
Goddamn it, forgot to add "retrocomputers" at the end.
I haven't played that many reto computer games to make a proper judgement but the Commodore 64 seems to have the most active community and I've seen some sick demos and hardware pushing homebrew.
I played a bunch of ZX Spectrum platformers, they are fun for what they are like Jet Set Willy. These games are seriously unforgiving and probably amongst the hardest games i've ever played. The controls are simple and often satisfying when remapped using an emulator, this kind of experimental game design that tries to make out the best out of weak hardware is fascinating and completely gone nowadays. God bless the brits.

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Romhacks Anonymous 05/04/2021 (Tue) 20:35:13 No. 12 [Reply]
Any cool romhacks or translations you know about? I recently played Rockman CX, a massive MM2 romhack with plenty of crossovers and cool new bosseshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5WejVCT2pI
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>>12 Rock Man 4 -∞ is fucking incredible. All new stages, all new weapons, boss fights feel entirely different although it has the same robot masters, and the fights now have multiple phases depending on the boss's health.
>>60 I'm most definitely checking it out, anon. I love Megaman hacks, they are so much better than 90% of what Capcom made post X3/4. I don't like Zero/ZX too much either but I guess that's an exception to some.
>>46 That's pretty cool anon, if you know japanese you could make some money translating games for weebs.

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/CRT/ general Anonymous 05/07/2021 (Fri) 21:51:08 No. 54 [Reply]
/CRT/ general This thread is for the spirited discussion of CRT displays - Televisions, monitors and projectors used for the playing of retro games!
Are CRTs hard to come by these days?
I have a 21'' Trinitron, it's not the best since it only has Composite but getting something better is surprisingly getting more expensive due to scalpers re-selling this old shit as "Gaming TVs". Gotta look for the clueless grandma posts selling them just as tvs

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