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Re: Games Beaten 2016

by ElkinFencer10 Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:07 pm

Xeogred wrote:20-30 hours = nice
50 hours = long
60+ = omg

I made one change, but other than that, that's my exact breakdown.
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Re: Games Beaten 2016

by darsparx Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:13 pm

See and those kinds of hour ratings is what scares me. I've HLTB the games I'm working on and not even close to beating them even time soon. Tales of Phantasia I'm at least 20 hours off, and the ToCS I don't even want to know....feels like I've done so much and i've only gone through the first couple of days. I love my rpgs but the length dang....for someone like me who doesn't want to see a game end it's nice but on the other hand it's scary knowing it'll take that long...
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Re: Games Beaten 2016

by ElkinFencer10 Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:39 pm

darsparx wrote:See and those kinds of hour ratings is what scares me. I've HLTB the games I'm working on and not even close to beating them even time soon. Tales of Phantasia I'm at least 20 hours off, and the ToCS I don't even want to know....feels like I've done so much and i've only gone through the first couple of days. I love my rpgs but the length dang....for someone like me who doesn't want to see a game end it's nice but on the other hand it's scary knowing it'll take that long...

I feel you, man. That's why I don't play a lot of RPGs. I love them to death, but I've got to space them out usually. With Trails of Cold Steel, I can help you out with that if you need since I just beat it last night, so feel free to shoot me a PM if you need. HLTB is both a boon and a bane for me; it helps me figure out what game to play in a given window (like if a game I'm super hyped for comes out in two days, I can figure out what I have to play in the interim), but it intimidates the shit out of me with those super long games.
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Re: Games Beaten 2016

by darsparx Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:47 pm

See and I'm just not apt to beating games anywhere in the window. I explore every nook and cranny and still can never 100% a game since sometimes my exploring a 100% turns into accidentally triggering story that I was avoiding for a moment or two longer. I've done that in so many rpg's it's not even funny...
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Re: Games Beaten 2016

by BoneSnapDeez Mon Nov 07, 2016 5:10 pm

Play 2nd, 3rd, and 4th gen RPGs. Nice and brief, for the most part.

I have gotten my Ys I playthroughs down to three orgasmic hours.
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Re: Games Beaten 2016

by darsparx Mon Nov 07, 2016 5:14 pm

Since you play it at least once a month I can see how....it's just once I finish both or one of my rpg's i'm working on I need to tone it down to something lighthearted. Tales at least definitely aims towards the darker despite it's nature. But the others I don't mind them being long as long as they make it long for good reason other than just being a jerk to the player XD
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by MrPopo Mon Nov 07, 2016 5:17 pm

BoneSnapDeez wrote:I have gotten my Ys I playthroughs down to three orgasmic hours.

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Re: Games Beaten 2016

by BoneSnapDeez Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:41 pm

Ah, I have only played Eternal one time. And this dude was playing on Easy mode! Still impressive of course. 8)
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Re: Games Beaten 2016

by BoneSnapDeez Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:37 pm

First 50:
1. Tenchi Sōzō (Super Famicom)
2. Eternal Senia (Steam)
3. Tombs & Treasure (NES)
4. Magic Knight Rayearth (Super Famicom)
5. Zelda no Densetsu: The Hyrule Fantasy (Famicom Disk System)
6. Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)
7. Seiken Psycho Caliber: Majū no Mori Densetsu (Famicom Disk System)
8. Deep Dungeon: Madō Senki (Famicom Disk System)
9. Deep Dungeon II: Yūshi no Monshō (Famicom Disk System)
10. Suishō no Dragon (Famicom Disk System)
11. Dandy: Zeuon no Fukkatsu (Famicom Disk System)
12. Lagoon (SNES)
13. Contra (NES)
14. Super C (NES)
15. Wonder Boy (Sega Master System)
16. OutRun (Sega Master System)
17. OutRun (Genesis)
18. Ninja Gaiden (NES)
19. Written in the Sky (Steam)
20. Wendy: Every Witch Way (Game Boy Color)
21. Mario Bros. (NES)
22. Popeye (NES)
23. Super Mario Bros. (NES)
24. Super Mario Bros. 2 (Famicom Disk System)
25. Phantasy Star II Eusis's Text Adventure (Steam - Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics)
26. Phantasy Star II Nei's Text Adventure (Steam - Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics)
27. Phantasy Star II Rudger's Text Adventure (Steam - Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics)
28. Phantasy Star II Anne's Text Adventure (Steam - Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics)
29. Phantasy Star II Huey's Text Adventure (Steam - Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics)
30. Phantasy Star II Kinds's Text Adventure (Steam - Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics)
31. Phantasy Star II Amia's Text Adventure (Steam - Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics)
32. Phantasy Star II Shilka's Text Adventure (Steam - Sega Mega Drive & Genesis Classics)
33. Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic (Famicom Disk System)
34. Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES)
35. Super Mario Advance (Game Boy Advance)
36. Gunman Clive (Nintendo eShop)
37. Zaxxon (Xbox 360 - Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection)
38. Zaxxon (Atari 2600)
39. Zaxxon (Intellivision)
40. Zaxxon (ColecoVision)
41. Cosmic Avenger (ColecoVision)
42. Mr. Do! (ColecoVision)
43. Pepper II (ColecoVision)
44. Kirby's Dream Land (Game Boy)
45. Sakura Spirit (Steam)
46. Ys Eternal (PC)
47. Moon Patrol (Game Boy Color - Arcade Hits: Moon Patrol & Spy Hunter)
48. Ember Kaboom (Steam)
49. Hoshi no Kābī: Yume no Izumi no Monogatari (Famicom)
50. Guardian Heroes (Saturn)

51. Akumajō Dracula (Famicom Disk System)
52. Castlevania (NES)
53. Classic NES Series: Castlevania (Game Boy Advance)
54. Guardian Heroes (Xbox Live Arcade)
55. Metal Slug (Neo Geo MVS)
56. Metal Slug 2 (Neo Geo MVS)
57. Metal Slug 3 (Neo Geo MVS)
58. Soul of Darkness (DSiWare)
59. Code of Princess (3DS)
60. Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)
61. Super Mario Land (Game Boy)
62. The Legend of Zelda 2: Link no Bōken (Famicom Disk System)
63. Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst (PC)
64. Shan Gui (Steam)
65. Space Fury (ColecoVision)
66. Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle (ColecoVision)
67. Gateway to Apshai (ColecoVision)
68. MURI (Steam)
69. Pink Hour (Steam)
70. Pink Heaven (Steam)
71. Planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet (Steam)
72. Princess Remedy in a World of Hurt (Steam)
73. Haunted House (Atari 2600)
74. Gremlins (Atari 2600)
75. Alien (Atari 2600)
76. Xenophobe (Xbox - Midway Arcade Treasures 2)
77. Frankenstein's Monster (Atari 2600)
78. Ghost Manor / Spike's Peak (Atari 2600)
79. Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.1 Onikakushi (Steam)
80. Dracula II: Noroi no Fūin (Famicom Disk System)
81. Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (NES)
82. Beneath the Cherry Trees (Steam)
83. Voices from the Sea (Steam)
84. Mushihimesama (Steam)
85. Sonic CD (Steam)
86. Shovel Knight (Wii U)
87. Super Mario World (SNES)
88. Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (Game Boy)
89. Operation C (Game Boy)

This is the third game in the Contra series. Contra III is the fourth. Because no video game series can have a coherent numbering system.

So yeah, this is pretty rad. I'm impressed by how similar it looks and feels to the two NES titles. The game is a lot more generous with its power-up guns. The default weapon is a machine gun rather than a pea shooter and there's a new homing weapon that's even better than Spread.

That said, I find this a bit more difficult than its NES predecessors. This is mainly due to the small cramped screen. During certain boss battles there's barely any room to move. And the jumping is a bit trickier; I found myself plummeting down a pitfall on a couple of occasions.

Soundtrack includes some remixed tunes from the earlier games. Noice.

I love Contra games. I really do need to pick up part "three" on SNES.
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Re: Games Beaten 2016

by strangenova Mon Nov 07, 2016 11:37 pm

BoneSnapDeez wrote:I love Contra games. I really do need to pick up part "three" on SNES.

Have you played Hard Corps on the genesis?
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