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Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:22 pm
by prfsnl_gmr
Exhuminator wrote:
ElkinFencer10 wrote:but even "hardcore" gamers would probably not judge someone much for playing that one on Casual.

Ha! You need to get NAtURAL DOCtRINE and find out what a hard SRPG actually is.


From what I've read, the difficulty in that game arises more from horrible design than from actually challenging gameplay. Also, and with regard to strategy games...

Hardcore = everyone who has completed Nectaris: Military Madness (PS1)
Casual = everyone else

Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:39 pm
by Exhuminator
prfsnl_gmr wrote:From what I've read, the difficulty in that game arises more from horrible design than from actually challenging gameplay.

Just casuals in denial.

Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:48 pm
by prfsnl_gmr
Exhuminator wrote:
prfsnl_gmr wrote:From what I've read, the difficulty in that game arises more from horrible design than from actually challenging gameplay.

Just casuals in denial.


Seriously...REAL, ULTIMATE, HARDCORE GAMERS!!!!! all know that STARGAZER: THE DENSETSU NO KUSOGE!!!!! - is really the greatest game...on any platform...in any genre...ever. If you don't beat it, it's because you are a sunlight-loving, social-life-having, good-looking, well-rounded, CASUAL!!!!!

Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:56 pm
by Ack
prfsnl_gmr wrote:Seriously...REAL, ULTIMATE, HARDCORE GAMERS!!!!! all know that STARGAZER: THE DENSETSU NO KUSOGE!!!!! - is really the greatest game...on any platform...in any genre...ever. If you don't beat it, it's because you are a sunlight-loving, social-life-having, good-looking, well-rounded, CASUAL!!!!!


Hey Bone! This...this is it. This is your life now.

Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:59 pm
by prfsnl_gmr
Ack wrote:
prfsnl_gmr wrote:Seriously...REAL, ULTIMATE, HARDCORE GAMERS!!!!! all know that STARGAZER: THE DENSETSU NO KUSOGE!!!!! - is really the greatest game...on any platform...in any genre...ever. If you don't beat it, it's because you are a sunlight-loving, social-life-having, good-looking, well-rounded, CASUAL!!!!!


Hey Bone! This...this is it. This is your life now.


I'm thinking of picking up a copy. Any title that earns the title "legendary shit game" deserves to be in my collection. :lol:

Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:27 pm
by MrPopo
prfsnl_gmr wrote:
Exhuminator wrote:
ElkinFencer10 wrote:but even "hardcore" gamers would probably not judge someone much for playing that one on Casual.

Ha! You need to get NAtURAL DOCtRINE and find out what a hard SRPG actually is.


From what I've read, the difficulty in that game arises more from horrible design than from actually challenging gameplay. Also, and with regard to strategy games...

Hardcore = everyone who has completed Nectaris: Military Madness (PS1)
Casual = everyone else

Turbo version is more awesome.

Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:32 pm
by Stark
MrPopo wrote:
professional gamer wrote:Hardcore = everyone who has completed Nectaris: Military Madness (PS1)
Casual = everyone else

Turbo version is more awesome.

Except for the boxart. Holy ugly Batman.

Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:56 pm
by prfsnl_gmr
Stark wrote:
MrPopo wrote:
professional gamer wrote:Hardcore = everyone who has completed Nectaris: Military Madness (PS1)
Casual = everyone else

Turbo version is more awesome.

Except for the boxart. Holy ugly Batman.


The PS1 version has the Turbo version on it (with the original graphics, if you prefer them). To unlock it, however, you have to plow through one hard campaign and one brutally hard campaign first. (The second campaign is so hard that it is a relief when you finally get to play the relatively "easy" original.)

Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:59 pm
by ElkinFencer10
Well, getting this train back on the rails....

1. Shadow Warrior - Playstation 4 - January 1
2. The Order: 1886 - Playstation 4 - January 2
3. Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop - Wii - January 3
4. NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits - WiiWare - January 4
5. Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd - Vita - January 5
6. Shadow the Hedgehog - Gamecube - January 9
7. Fairy Bloom Freeia - Steam - January 10
8. Petit Novel Series: Harvest December - 3DS - January 13
9. Gas Guzzlers Extreme - Steam - January 14
10. Muramasa: The Demon Blade - Wii - January 16
11. Project Zero 2: Wii Edition - Wii - January 19
12. Killzone: Liberation - PSP - January 20
13. Sin & Punishment: Star Successor - Wii - January 20
14. Kirby's Epic Yarn - Wii - January 24
15. Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love - Wii - January 25
16. Corpse Party - PSP - January 25
17. Freedom Planet - Wii U - January 25
18. Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space - Vita - January 25
19. Silent Hill: Homecoming - Xbox 360 - January 26
20. Life is Strange - Playstation 4 - January 28
21. Corpse Party: Book of Shadows - PSP - February 2
22. Megadimension Neptunia VII - Playstation 4 - February 12
23. Dr. Discord's Conquest - NES - February 13
24. Corpse Party: Blood Drive - Vita - February 17
25. If My Heart Had Wings - Steam - February 18
26. Missing: An Interactive Thriller - Steam - February 18
27. Her Story - Steam - February 18
28. Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright - 3DS - February 26
29. Saints Row 2 - Steam - March 1
30. Saturday Morning RPG - Playstation 4 - March 3
31. Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest - 3DS - March 6
32. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze - Wii U - March 8
33. Pokken Tournament - Wii U - March 20
34. Moe Chronicle - Vita - March 22
35. Tom Clancey's The Division - Playstation 4 - March 23
36. Yoshi's New Island - 3DS - March 28
37. Alien Rage - Steam - April 1
38. Alien Breed: Impact - Steam - April 2
39. Alien Breed 2: Assault - Steam - April 3
40. Alien Breed 3: Descent - Steam - April 3
41. Bravely Second: Ballad of the Three Cavaliers - 3DS - April 6
42. Quantum Break - Xbox One - April 7
43. Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric - Wii U - April 8
44. Akai Katana - Xbox 360 - April 9
45. Otomedius Excellent - Xbox 360 - April 9
46. Chasing Dead - Wii U - April 10
47. Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation - 3DS - April 14

I'm sure everyone here has played a Fire Emblem game at some point, so I'm gonna cut to the chase here. Revelation is the third path of Fire Emblem: Fates and the "true" path for the story. It's also only available via download as DLC rather than a stand-alone physical game like Birthright and Conquest (damn it, Nintendo, I wanted three separate game cards!).

Without spoiling anything, you refuse to side with either Hoshido or Nohr, instead stubbornly insisting on winning the trust and support of both kingdoms' royal siblings to form NATO a grand alliance to fight the evil forces of the Warsaw Pact a mysterious hidden enemy.

In terms of difficulty, this was the Goldilocks path; Birthright was way too easy, Conquest was way too ball-busting difficult, but Revelation is just right. Except the Endgame chapter. That map abused me in ways unfit to discuss in good company. The story is pretty rock solid, too, and with both royal families as well as certain things I won't mention that you don't discover until towards the end of the game, there are lots of opportunities for glorious incest waifus and husbandos.

I, personally, don't think Fates was as good a game overall as Awakening, but it is a damn good entry for the series and totally worth playing for fans of SRPGs. If you have all three paths on one card (either through the super-rare limited edition or buying the other two as DLC), you get special "path bonuses" including items that let you turn units into either a Dread Fighter or Dark Falcon (I think that was what it was called; super awesome black pegasus rider). Using the Dread Fighter item is, as a side note, the only way I found to make Mozu useful, but dear sweet baby Jesus, she will absolutely REK your enemies if you make her a Dread Fighter and level her up.

Re: Games Beaten 2016

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:00 pm
by Exhuminator
Ack wrote:
prfsnl_gmr wrote:Seriously...REAL, ULTIMATE, HARDCORE GAMERS!!!!! all know that STARGAZER: THE DENSETSU NO KUSOGE!!!!! - is really the greatest game...on any platform...in any genre...ever. If you don't beat it, it's because you are a sunlight-loving, social-life-having, good-looking, well-rounded, CASUAL!!!!!


Hey Bone! This...this is it. This is your life now.

I was legit thinking this was MrPopo's final form.