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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by Xeogred Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:34 pm

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Xeogred wrote:Have to be honest, I didn't love it, though I didn't hate it. I saw some credits, only had 200 some blue guys out of 700+, but I'm done.

People knock on the DKC games or the Returns series for the controls, which I don't get, but well I guess this is my choice for ultra slippery and annoying controls. I tend to hold down run buttons in all sidescrolling games, but the way it works here is completely weird. Holding the button down makes his momentum instantly faster from standing still. There's just a lot I didn't like about the controls.

Music didn't stand out at all and I didn't care too much for the art style.

This isn't a knock on the Wii U version, but the Murphy AI bugged the heck out of me. Had to restart to a few checkpoints because he would get stuck or something.

Overall, this is more of a twitch trial and error fast paced kind of platformer, and I don't think I'm a fan of that style.

6/10.


I do feel like Rayman Legends needs to be played Co-Op with the second player as Murphey. I feel like a lot of the fun is communicating together and working as a team to overcome obstacles. The amount of fun you can have is definitely diminishing if you are playing solo. As for the music not standing out? Those musical stages are just plain awesome and I don't know how you couldn't find them charming. That's ok though! I loved to hear your thoughts on it!

I meant to mention that I actually loved the musical stages... and the frantic twitch gameplay made sense in those stages!

Yeah it does seem like something that'd be more fun with friends. So until then!
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by Markies Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:50 pm

I beat Legend of Mana on the Playstation 1 this afternoon!

Secret of Mana was one of my favorite games that I played recently, so I was incredibly excited to play this one as well. I know the games have very little to do with each other, but it was still fun to go through the series. I had heard mixed reactions to this game and I can see why. At the beginning, there is very little explanation. In a matter of minutes, you can make a mistake that will haunt you for the rest of the game. There is nothing in discussing the missions or how to go about them or even what to do.

However, once you figure what to do, the game is incredible. The art style and graphics are simply top notch and some of the best on the console. The music is phenomenal and really adds to the storybook atmosphere. I really loved discovering new places and figuring out each quest that I would find. I would say the overarching story is rather weak and the combat can be a little iffy at times as well.

But, the game can be a joy to play. It's not easy to get into and takes a little work, so follow a good Walkthrough. Once you really get into it, the game is addicting and just a real joy to play through.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by MrPopo Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:26 pm

First 50:

Second 50:
51. Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne - PC
52. Starflight - PC
53. Skies of Arcadia - Dreamcast
54. Aliens versus Predator Classic 2000 - PC
55. Super Star Wars - SNES
56. Shadowrun: Hong Kong - PC
57. Hexen: Deathkings of the Dark Citadel - PC
58. The Catacomb - PC
59. Azure Striker Gunvolt - 3DS
60. Mighty Gunvolt - 3DS
61. Catacomb Abyss - PC
62. Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge - PC
63. Strike Suit Zero - Director's Cut - PC
64. Wolfenstein 3D Spear of Destiny - PC
65. StarCraft - PC
66. Metal Storm - NES
67. Septerra Core - PC
68. Metal Warriors - SNES
69. Zelda II - The Adventure of Link - NES
70. Anachronox - PC
71. Faxanadu - NES
72. Adventures of Lolo - NES
73. Ninja Gaiden 2 - NES
74. Half Minute Hero: The Second Coming - PC
75. Mega Man 5 - NES
76. MechWarrior 3 - PC
77. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - NES
78. Faria - NES
79. Rebel Galaxy - PC
80. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game - NES
81. Grim Fandango - PC
82. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void - PC
83. Fallout 4 - PC
84. Bloodrayne - PC
85. Bloodrayne 2 - PC
86. Catacomb Armageddon - PC
87. This Starry Midnight We Make - PC
88. Shadowrun Dragonfall - Director's Cut - PC
89. Catacomb Apocalypse - PC
90. Super Mario Bros. - NES
91. Tomb Raider Legend - PC
92. Super Mario Bros. 3 - NES
93. Tomb Raider Anniversary - PC
94. Tomb Raider Underworld - PC
95. StarCraft Brood War - PC
96. Ninja Pizza Girl - PC
97. Borderlands The Pre-Sequel - Claptastic Voyage - PC
98. Duke Nukem Forever - The Doctor Who Cloned Me - PC
99. Doom 3 - Resurrection of Evil - PC
100. Painkiller - Battle Out of Hell - PC

101. Alien Isolation - PC
102. Medal of Honor Allied Assault - Spearhead - PC
103. Medal of Honor Allied Assault - Breakthrough - PC
104. Castlevania Bloodlines - Genesis
105. MechWarrior 3: Pirate's Moon - PC
106. Vampire the Masquerade: Redemption - PC
107. Star Fox Assault - GCN
108. Contraption Maker - PC
109. Panzer Dragoon - Saturn
110. Hexen II - PC

The final chapter of the Serpent Riders trilogy comes to a close. Hexen II is built on the Quake engine and carries forward the design decisions from Hexen. The big new thing it adds is a level up system, wherein as you kill monsters you gain levels which will increase you stats (including health and mana) and unlock abilities. I found the abilities to be pretty superfluous on the Assassin, but maybe they're better on another character.

You still have the system of blue and green mana and weapons for each plus a super weapon that consumes from both. You still have a hub system where you need to travel back and forth across the areas to get the required items and flip switches to open your way to the boss. This game definitely had better defined bosses than Hexen. At the end of the first four hubs is one of the Horseman of the Apocalypse, and each fight is sufficiently challenging. However, I found that the bosses had far too much HP. I had to go through multiple Kraters of Might and the final boss took me a long time of dodging and shooting to kill. I think this was an overreaction to the fact that the super weapons in Hexen were able to kill the final boss in a handful of shots, especially if you used the Icon of the Defender to be invincible.

The levels are spread across four themes: Medieval Europe, Mesoamerica, Ancient Egypt, and the Roman Empire. The themes are pretty well done and lend themselves not just to different wall textures but different architecture that does a pretty good job of selling these locales. Egypt actually has a couple of decent puzzles to solve, while the rest are just "find item A and insert to slot B, that will open the way to item C, etc". One thing you'll find is there are a lot of secrets required to be found. Some walls are breakable or pushable, and sometimes switches are hidden under breakable objects. The walls that you can do stuff to end up being noticeable once you know what to look for, but on your first pass it's really easy to miss.

I feel like the game was a little less solid than Hexen, but still quite good.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by Xeogred Sat Dec 26, 2015 10:06 pm

Markies wrote:I beat Legend of Mana on the Playstation 1 this afternoon!

Secret of Mana was one of my favorite games that I played recently, so I was incredibly excited to play this one as well. I know the games have very little to do with each other, but it was still fun to go through the series. I had heard mixed reactions to this game and I can see why. At the beginning, there is very little explanation. In a matter of minutes, you can make a mistake that will haunt you for the rest of the game. There is nothing in discussing the missions or how to go about them or even what to do.

However, once you figure what to do, the game is incredible. The art style and graphics are simply top notch and some of the best on the console. The music is phenomenal and really adds to the storybook atmosphere. I really loved discovering new places and figuring out each quest that I would find. I would say the overarching story is rather weak and the combat can be a little iffy at times as well.

But, the game can be a joy to play. It's not easy to get into and takes a little work, so follow a good Walkthrough. Once you really get into it, the game is addicting and just a real joy to play through.

I am a huge fan of Evermore, Mana, and Densetsu 3... Legend of Mana has never sat well with me. Taking the party limit down to 2 and not having exp anymore (if I remember right???) were low blows, and the structure of the game was weird with the world building mechanics.

I've been wanting to give it another fair shot someday though, it's probably been a decade. lol
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by ExedExes Sun Dec 27, 2015 12:31 am

1. Call of Duty United Offensive Expansion Pack - PC (January 16)
2. Dead To Rights - Gamecube (January 24)
3. River City Ransom EX - GBA (February 21)
4. Call of Duty 2 - PC (February 28) (link missing due to this game's post being wiped during the great RB server move)
5. Quake - PC (March 31)
6. The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay - PC (April 5)
7. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon - PC (April 18)
8. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter - PC (May 19)
9. Super Puzzle Fighter II - GBA (May 23)
10. Saints Row The Third - PC (June 24)
11. Konami Krazy Racers - GBA (June 27)
12. Medal of Honor: Airborne - PC (August 13)
13. Code Name: Viper - NES (November 15)
14. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon-Desert Siege Expansion Pack - PC (November 25)
15. Grim Fandango Remastered - PC (November 30)
16. *NEW* Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike - Gamecube (December 25)

With all the Star Wars hype, I thought it was a good time to play this. Factor 5 does it again. Using the same presentation and many of the same features as Rogue Leader, in RS III you do more from each of the first three movies that you did not in the previous game, thanks to special on-foot missions that allow you to leave vehicles and go into buildings, walkers, and other places. My only issue(s) were with these stages as the cameras were fixed in many spots and the auto-aiming wasn't as as accurate as it should be. But during many of the missions, there were clips from those three movies as cutscenes which did a good job of setting up what you were doing in all of these missions. All the fighters from Rogue Leader are back, including a few new ones. Another nice bonus was the inclusion of 3 Atari Star Wars arcade games, emulated to near perfection. As I was playing this I was reading Exhuminator's not so favorable review of Rogue Leader and I'll bet he wouldn't like this game either :lol: I can see where they went with the on-foot parts, but if that was a little better, I think the game would have been a little more enjoyable.
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by MrPopo Sun Dec 27, 2015 1:03 am

My favorite on foot mission in that game was the one where you steal the AT-AT. I like that the game just says at that point "go forth and conquer, and have fun blowing everything up".
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by MrPopo Wed Dec 30, 2015 1:38 am

First 50:

Second 50:
51. Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne - PC
52. Starflight - PC
53. Skies of Arcadia - Dreamcast
54. Aliens versus Predator Classic 2000 - PC
55. Super Star Wars - SNES
56. Shadowrun: Hong Kong - PC
57. Hexen: Deathkings of the Dark Citadel - PC
58. The Catacomb - PC
59. Azure Striker Gunvolt - 3DS
60. Mighty Gunvolt - 3DS
61. Catacomb Abyss - PC
62. Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge - PC
63. Strike Suit Zero - Director's Cut - PC
64. Wolfenstein 3D Spear of Destiny - PC
65. StarCraft - PC
66. Metal Storm - NES
67. Septerra Core - PC
68. Metal Warriors - SNES
69. Zelda II - The Adventure of Link - NES
70. Anachronox - PC
71. Faxanadu - NES
72. Adventures of Lolo - NES
73. Ninja Gaiden 2 - NES
74. Half Minute Hero: The Second Coming - PC
75. Mega Man 5 - NES
76. MechWarrior 3 - PC
77. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - NES
78. Faria - NES
79. Rebel Galaxy - PC
80. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game - NES
81. Grim Fandango - PC
82. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void - PC
83. Fallout 4 - PC
84. Bloodrayne - PC
85. Bloodrayne 2 - PC
86. Catacomb Armageddon - PC
87. This Starry Midnight We Make - PC
88. Shadowrun Dragonfall - Director's Cut - PC
89. Catacomb Apocalypse - PC
90. Super Mario Bros. - NES
91. Tomb Raider Legend - PC
92. Super Mario Bros. 3 - NES
93. Tomb Raider Anniversary - PC
94. Tomb Raider Underworld - PC
95. StarCraft Brood War - PC
96. Ninja Pizza Girl - PC
97. Borderlands The Pre-Sequel - Claptastic Voyage - PC
98. Duke Nukem Forever - The Doctor Who Cloned Me - PC
99. Doom 3 - Resurrection of Evil - PC
100. Painkiller - Battle Out of Hell - PC

101. Alien Isolation - PC
102. Medal of Honor Allied Assault - Spearhead - PC
103. Medal of Honor Allied Assault - Breakthrough - PC
104. Castlevania Bloodlines - Genesis
105. MechWarrior 3: Pirate's Moon - PC
106. Vampire the Masquerade: Redemption - PC
107. Star Fox Assault - GCN
108. Contraption Maker - PC
109. Panzer Dragoon - Saturn
110. Hexen II - PC
111. Sin - PC

Sin is an innovative and well put together late 90's shooter that had the misfortune of being released a week before Half-Life, forever dooming it to relative obscurity. Which is a shame, because if Half-Life hadn't overshadowed it we'd be talking about all the neat stuff it does.

Sin is about private cop and awesome name holder John Blade. The game starts with him intervening in a bank robbery. However, you soon discover that this was not just a simple heist, and it's connected to Sintek, one of the largest companies in the world, run by Elexis Sinclaire. And as you explore into the connection with Sintek you discover mutants and a horrible plot to force a massive genetic change upon humanity.

Sin feels like a natural evolution of some of the things we saw in Duke Nukem 3D. Our hero is chatty and likes to taunt enemies he kills. The main villain is hilariously sexual (and the other females dress like stripper nurses and use her gag boobs model) and actually manages to escape at the end by Basic Instincting our hero. There's also a lot of interactivity with the world, including interacting with PCs that actually requires you to select the options you want and in a few instances type in queries. This is the game that Duke Nukem Forever wanted to be back in the day.

The game also has quite good AI; many times they will fall back to regroup when you're on a rampage and overall they provide much more challenge than the typical "stand there and shoot the hero" AI that was common at the time. It isn't as good as the marine AI from Half-Life, though. Additionally, the game features location based damage not just for enemies but the player as well. Being able to land headshots is critical for the player if they don't want to take too much damage, and the player can armor their torso, head, and legs, with the armor wearing out at different rates depending on where enemy fire is hitting you. Slain enemies drop their weapon to give you ammo when you pick it up, but you can also search corpses to find keycards, health, and armor replacements. Rather than the Doom style add the number to your current number you instead will replace your armor if the armor on the body has a higher number than yours.

The levels flow together well, with a variety of objectives including a couple of stealth levels. The game does allow you to guns blazing through the stealth levels, though it does come at the cost of ammo and health. There are also a variety of secondary objectives, some of which are for bragging rights while others actually unlock a few hidden levels off the beaten path. None of them is critical, they just flesh out the experience a bit more. This is a very story based FPS, which was rather novel at the time. In fact, I'd say it's on par with what Half-Life did, though Half-Life didn't include a mission control like you get in Sin. It leads to a different dynamic, but the overall way you move from logical area to logical area is still there.

The biggest problem the game has is that the sniper rifle is awful in the hands of the AI. It's a completely silent weapon, which means if you aren't quick saving a lot you tend to get murderlated by enemy snipers. Two body shots will exhaust your armor and the third will probably put you in the ground. And some maps like to put snipers behind you as you come out a door, so if you don't know they're there they'll definitely get one or two shots in your back as you proceed. The game also lacks any indicator of where damage is coming from, so you're usually dead before you realize it. Late game the game also likes to give enemies rocket launchers, which is quite rough on your armor.

Still, I had a lot of fun with the game, and it's a real shame it flew under the radar at first and then Sin Episodes got cancelled because the devs got bought out by a casual games company.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by Markies Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:42 am

Xeogred wrote:
Markies wrote:I beat Legend of Mana on the Playstation 1 this afternoon!

Secret of Mana was one of my favorite games that I played recently, so I was incredibly excited to play this one as well. I know the games have very little to do with each other, but it was still fun to go through the series. I had heard mixed reactions to this game and I can see why. At the beginning, there is very little explanation. In a matter of minutes, you can make a mistake that will haunt you for the rest of the game. There is nothing in discussing the missions or how to go about them or even what to do.

However, once you figure what to do, the game is incredible. The art style and graphics are simply top notch and some of the best on the console. The music is phenomenal and really adds to the storybook atmosphere. I really loved discovering new places and figuring out each quest that I would find. I would say the overarching story is rather weak and the combat can be a little iffy at times as well.

But, the game can be a joy to play. It's not easy to get into and takes a little work, so follow a good Walkthrough. Once you really get into it, the game is addicting and just a real joy to play through.

I am a huge fan of Evermore, Mana, and Densetsu 3... Legend of Mana has never sat well with me. Taking the party limit down to 2 and not having exp anymore (if I remember right???) were low blows, and the structure of the game was weird with the world building mechanics.

I've been wanting to give it another fair shot someday though, it's probably been a decade. lol


There is experience points. In fact, I was close to Level 60 by the end of the game and I was a bit over leveled.

But, I do agree with you. Unless I was forced to, I always did missions solo. The party aspect of the game was completely destroyed and it felt more singular than the other games.

The structure of the game is weird and the world building mechanics screwed me at the beginning of the game. However, the game gets really good and very addicting. It's worth a fair shot as it still is quite enjoyable.

GameFAQs didn't help me, but I did find this site: http://legendofmana.info/ If you follow their walkthrough, you will get through everything and have much less confusion than normal.
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Re: Games Beaten 2015

by dsheinem Wed Dec 30, 2015 6:15 am

Games Beaten 2015
First 50 of the year:
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call - 3DS
A Bird Story - PC
Quake - PC
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - PS4
Quake: Scourge of Armagon - PC
Quake: Dissolution of Eternity - PC
Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis - NDS
Painkiller - PC
Gungrave: Overdose - PS2
Adventure -Atari 2600 (PS2)
Auto Racing - Intellivision (PS2) [1979]
Boxing - Atari 2600 (PS2) [1980]
The Count - TI99/4A (emulated) [1981]
Dragonstomper - Atari 2600/Starpath Supercharger (emulated) [1982]
Enduro - Atari 2600 (PS2) [1983]
Diablo III - PS4
Front Line - Atari 2600 (emulated) [1984]
Gertie Goose - The Lost Eggs - C64 (emulated) [1985]
Ocean Commander - Wii
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance - PS2
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - PS4
Mortal Kombat: Deception - PS2
The Order: 1886 - PS4
The Uncle Who Works for Nintendo - PC
Grab Them By The Eyes - PC
Growl - PS2/Arcade
Hydlide - NES [1986]
Ikari Warriors - NES [1987]
Jonah Barrington's Squash - C64 (emulated) [1988]
Steel Diver - 3DS
Super Mario 3D World - - Wii U
Quake II - PC
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number - PS4
Kung Fu Louie vs. The Martial Art Posse - PC [1989]
Loom - PC [1990]
Metroid II: Return of Samus - GB [1991]
Ninja Commando - - Arcade (MAME) [1992]
Tennis in the Face - Vita
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD - PS4
Quake II: The Reckoning - PC
Injustice: Gods Among Us - PS4
Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry - PS4
Infamous: First Light - PS4
Race the Sun - PS4
Mad Riders - PS3
Destiny: House of Wolves - PS4
Escape Goat 2 - PS4
Tower of Guns - PS4
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood - PC
Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars - PS3

NotGTAV - PC
Flower - PS4
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture- PS4
Towerfall - PS4
Cyberbots - PS1
Battletoads (Arcade) - Xbox One
Forza Horizon 2 presents Fast and Furious - Xbox One
Gunman Clive 2 - 3DS
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions - Vita
Rocket League - PS4
Far Cry 4 - PS4
Her Story - PC
Destiny: The Taken King - PS4
Retro City Rampage - Vita
Ultraflow - iOS
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale - Vita
Tansformers: Devastation - PS4
Call of Duty: Black Ops - PS3
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - 360
Star Wars Battlefront II - PSP
Star Wars Battlefront (2015) - PS4
Bastion - Vita
Emily is Away - PC *new*
Undertale - PC *new*
Plug & Play - PC *new*
Dyscourse - PC *new*

Total: 76


Previously: 2014 | The First 400 Games

I am hoping to get to a total of 80 by the end of tomorrow night...which means that I will probably squeeze in at least a few shorter games here towards the end. This week I've been playing through some of the "indie darlings" of 2015 and, thus far, have found them to be a mixed bag.

Emily is Away is, essentially, an AOL Instant Messenger simulator. The player and the titular character are both about 5 years or so younger than me, so I didn't quite connect as I might otherwise to the pop culture references and specific anecdotes of the era, but I did very much connect to the use of AIM in college (and before) to negotiate relationships and express myself. For me, I found the game to be a bit of a downer - more of a lament about time wasted than a nostalgia for time gone by - but perhaps different choices/ending may make it cheerier for you. The game is free and entirely text based, so you may find it worth a look if your curiosity is piqued.

Undertale is pretty effing great. I'll say more about it in my "Best Games of 2015" roundup (in another week or so, probably), but I found the world and its characters charming, the story well written and funny, and the much-ballyhooed kill/spare mechanic to be anything but gimmicky. It is easily one of the best RPGs I have played in the past few years.

Plug & Play is really more of a short interactive film than it is a "game" proper, but it was sold as a game in a Humble Bundle and sits in my Steam library as a game, so I am counting it here! :lol: It is certainly one of the most surreal gaming experiences I have had, and I found myself saying "what the fuck?" out loud at least a few times. Good for a laugh on its surface and ripe for a critical unpacking if you were so inclined...

Dyscourse is a Kickstarted game that has you trying to navigate life with others on a desert island. It is short and a bit boring, but the style of the animation is at least novel. I suppose it has replay value if you want to see how many people you can keep together through to the ending or if you just genuinely enjoy situational ethics games, but I didn't find most of the characters to be very interesting. It did make me wish there was a more recent Gilligan's Island game...can anyone weigh in on the NES one? Worth a play through?
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by GSZX1337 Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:12 am

1) Cannon Spike - Dreamcast
2) I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream - PC
3) Mighty Gunvolt - 3DS (as Mighty No. 9)
4) Mega Man: Maverick Hunter X - PSP (Vile Mode)
5) StarCraft - PC
6) Naughty Bear - Xbox 360
7) The Last of Us - PS3
8] Eets (100-percented) - PC
9) Gunpoint - PC
10) The Last Story - Wii
11) Papers, Please - PC (Ending 18)
12) King's Quest I: Quest for the Crown (AGD VGA remake)
13) Dune 2000 - PC (easy :()
14) Clock Tower: The First Fear - PC (S Ending)
15-19) Sam & Max Season 3: The Devil's Playhouse - PC
20) Dishonored - PC
21) Call of Juarez - PC
22) Gargoyle's Quest - GameBoy
23) Assassin's Creed - PC
24) Fly in the House - PC
25) Serious Sam 2 - PC
26) Batman Arkham City (with Harley Quinn's Revenge DLC) - PC
27) Power Drift - Dreamcast (via Yu Suzuki Game Works)

28) Sam & Max Hit the Road -PC
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Alright, I have a confession to make. I haven't even touched this title prior to playing (and completing) the Telltale Sam & Max games despite wanting to play it for years. The fourth episode of the first season was offered for free on Steam and then after completing it, I purchased the other episodes. Unfortunately, the original wasn't available for download at that time and I found the price for a complete copy to be out of my budget at the time.

With that aside, I can say that playing through this game is not required to enjoy the later entries in the series. I'm going to push my luck, but I also don't think this title is as good as the Telltale titles. Mainly because I don't find it quite as funny as the later entries. The puzzles also didn't click with me as well as its successors, resulting in me consulting GameFAQs numerous times during the duo's escapade. Speaking of FAQs, I found the interface to be a bit awkward at times which made consult the guide to confirm that I was in fact doing to right action.

Now am I saying that I didn't enjoy this game? Absolutely not. I had a great time playing this game despite its occasional disagreement with my personality/logic. The graphics are great, with detailed sprites, fluid animation, lively backgrounds, and cartoony art style. The audio is also praise-worthy with good background music, classic sound effects, and admirable voice-acting. On a presentation level, I find this game to be superior to I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (a Point-and-Click Adventure I played earlier this year) despite being released two years prior.

Gameplay flows at a nice pace when I'm not racking my brain trying to figure out what to do next, and the puzzles provide plenty of laughs. The plot involving yetis, carnival freaks, moles, a country singer, and more, is just as crazy, if not more so than the Telltale Sam & Max games. Clocking in at 5 hours, according to Howlongtobeat.com, this game packs a ton of content into a small package. Additionally, there are fun mini-games that come in the form of classic board game parodies like Car Bomb which emulates Battleship. These combined with little Easter eggs sprinkled throughout the game show that LucasArts had as much making Sam & Max: Hit the Road as we did playing it.

All these elements combine to make a landmark Point-and-Click Adventure that everyone who's a fan of or looking to get in to the genre should play. That is assuming you haven't played it already. ;)
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