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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by BoneSnapDeez Thu Apr 02, 2015 2:44 pm

Ack wrote:Ultima
Super Mario Bros 2: The Lost Levels
Descent
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Mortal Kombat 2
Loom
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
System Shock 2
Castlevania: Dracula X
Final Fantasy V


There you go. Narrowed down to 10.
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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by Sload Soap Thu Apr 02, 2015 3:10 pm

Sha-bam!

Zillion
Devil May Cry 3
Super Mario Bros 2
Dark Arms
Pilot Wings
Sonic The Hedgehog (SMS)
Gargoyle's Quest
Pikmin
Jet Set Radio
Conker's Live and Reloaded


That's what I'll probably be playing when summer arrives.
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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by Ack Thu Apr 02, 2015 3:26 pm

BoneSnapDeez wrote:
Ack wrote:Ultima
Super Mario Bros 2: The Lost Levels
Descent
7th Guest
Mortal Kombat 2
Loom
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
System Shock 2
Castlevania: Dracula X
Final Fantasy V


There you go. Narrowed down to 10.


Not a bad list. The question I have is why these choices over the others though?

For the record, this is what he cut:
Blood
Descent 2, 3
Flight of the Amazon Queen
Top Gear
Dragonsphere
Sanitarium
Thief 2
Quake 2 Mission Packs: The Reckoning/Ground Zero
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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by BoneSnapDeez Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:01 pm

Ack wrote:Blood - too obscure, probably a "classic" only to those who are deep into a certain subgenre of PC games, not a classic to gamers in general.

Descent 2, 3 - if you haven't played any of these just start with part 1.

Flight of the Amazon Queen - I honestly thought Indiana Jones was borderline, but it's probably still a better pick than this.

Top Gear - Had to Google this, didn't even know it existed. There are so many more notable racers you could pick instead.

Dragonsphere - Probably only known among those who love point-and-click, too obscure.

Sanitarium - See above.

Thief 2 - Cult classic.

Quake 2 Mission Packs: The Reckoning/Ground Zero - I can't envision any circumstances under which a mission pack belongs on a list of gaming classics.
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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by Exhuminator Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:57 pm

BoneSnapDeez wrote:Thief 2 - Cult classic.

FTFY :P
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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by Sarge Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:42 pm

I'm not sure what I'm going to roll with yet. The last few months have seen me tackling my own personal NES white whales, and I think I'm running out of stuff I really want to play on that front that's of quality. I'll... have to think a little more. Or just keep doin' what I do. ;)

In all honestly, there's a few CRPGs I've wanted to play through, like Baldur's Gate, Skyrim, or Septerra Core. I've also never actually played very far into Descent 3, despite loving the first two games. Maybe I should do that.
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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by Ack Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:44 pm

Sarge wrote:In all honestly, there's a few CRPGs I've wanted to play through, like Baldur's Gate, Skyrim, or Septerra Core.


Isn't Septerra Core a take on a JRPG? I totally thought it was.
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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by MrPopo Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:54 pm

It doesn't really fit in with the general theme, but this summer I'm going to try and beat FFV 10 times in the Four Job Fiesta.

Ack wrote:
Sarge wrote:In all honestly, there's a few CRPGs I've wanted to play through, like Baldur's Gate, Skyrim, or Septerra Core.


Isn't Septerra Core a take on a JRPG? I totally thought it was.

It definitely is a western developed JRPG.

Another thing with regards to Bone cutting the other two Descent games off your list; Descent 1 is freaking hard and you'll probably want a break afterwards. I'd say do them 2016.
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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by BoneSnapDeez Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:59 pm

Exhuminator wrote:
BoneSnapDeez wrote:Thief 2 - Cult classic.

FTFY :P


On what grounds?

Sload Soap wrote:Zillion
Devil May Cry 3
Super Mario Bros 2
Dark Arms
Pilot Wings
Sonic The Hedgehog (SMS)
Gargoyle's Quest
Pikmin
Jet Set Radio
Conker's Live and Reloaded


Not bad. Dark Arms is kinda borderline but I'll let it slide if only to see someone play a NGPC RPG.

Only one I have real "issue" with is DMC3. Not crazy about opening this challenge up to "modern classics." That game is barely 10 years old.

Oh no I'm starting to sound like the "other Dave."
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Re: Summer Games Challenge 2015

by Ack Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:05 pm

Dark Arms as in the NGPC title?
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