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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by Exhuminator Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:32 pm

PartridgeSenpai wrote:I've really wanted to pick up the 1&2 version they did for Japanese DS sometime though. I have no idea what it's like

I don't know how the gameplay ported over, but the DS version is a huge graphical downgrade:

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And I doubt all the CG movies from XS and XS2 made it into XS1&2 DS. I know graphics aren't everything, but graphics were kind of a big deal in XS1-3, especially the CG cutscenes.

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Well I bought two more Wii U games:

Nintendo Selects: Super Mario 3D World $19.88 (includes shipping) brand new
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE $29.95 (includes shipping) like new

And that's it. I am done buying video games until next year guys.
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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by ElkinFencer10 Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:24 am

Sarge wrote: I do hate the pretentiousness of the XS games, though, what with their weird appropriation of Abrahamic religious aspects.

(I didn't find it offensive, mind; I don't expect folks outside of those faiths to really understand some of the core tenets, and I certainly don't expect theological accuracy in a very, very anime video game series.)

I actually tend to like that in games. Coming from a non-religious perspective, I find exploration of Judeo-Christian mythology to be absolutely fascinating even if the theology isn't quite accurate. That's why I absolutely love the Shin Megami Tensei series. I've not play Xenosaga yet, though I plan to play them in the coming months.
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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by ElkinFencer10 Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:25 pm

All but the first three were in a big ass package cargo container from flake.

Acquired Year-to-Date: 482 Games; 308 physical, 174 digital

January (38 Games Acquired; 24 physical, 14 digital)
Ys Book 1 & 2 (TGCD via Wii VC)
Heavy Fire: Black Arms (WiiWare)
Heavy Fire: Special Operations (WiiWare)
Zombie Panic in Wonderland (WiiWare)
Onslaught (WiiWare)
Contra Rebirth (WiiWare)

The 7th Saga (SNES)
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD (Vita)
Firewatch (PS4)
Lone Survivor: Director's Cut (Vita)
Lone Survivor: Director's Cut (PS4)
Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide (Steam)
Project CARS (Steam)
Mother Russia Bleeds (Steam)
Neon Chrome (Steam)
Jotun (Steam)
HoPiKo (Steam)
Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky (Steam)
Kimmy (PC)

Dragon Quest Builders (PS4)
La Pucelle Tactics (PS2)
Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome (PS2)
Lost in Shadow (Wii)
Disney Infinity (Wii U)
Disney Infinity 2.0 (Wii U)
Skylanders: Swap Force (Wii U)
Skylanders: Trap Team (Wii U)
Skylanders: Giants (Wii U)
The Amazing Spiderman 2 (Wii U)
Barbie Dreamhouse Party (Wii U)
Game and Wario (Wii U)
NBA 2K13 (Wii U)
Funky Barn (Wii U)
Rapala Pro Bass Fishing (Wii U)
Family Party: 30 Great Games - Obstacle Arcade (Wii U)
Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light (Famicom)
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (PS4)
School Girl/Zombie Hunter (PS4)


February (30 Games Acquired; 20 physical, 10 digital)
Fast & Furious: Showdown (Wii U)
Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Fire Emblem Heroes (Android)
XCOM 2 (Steam)
Ryse: Son of Rome (Steam)
ABZU (Steam)
SteamWorld: Heist (Steam)
Okhlos (Steam)
Project Highrise (Steam)
Husk (Steam)
Hollow Knight Sneak Peek (PC)
Oh, Deer! (PC)

Ys Seven (PSP)
Oxenfree (PS4)
Aqua Kitty DX (PS4)
Aqua Kitty DX (Vita)
The Castlevania Adventure (GB)
Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Cobi's Adventure (GBC)
Barbie & Her Sisters Puppy Rescue (Wii U)
The Amazing Spider-Man (Wii U)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky (PSP)
Curses 'N Chaos (Vita)
Curses 'N Chaos (PS4)
The Swapper (Vita)
The Swapper (PS4)
Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One)
Yakuza (PS2)
Yakuza 2 (PS2)
Yakuza 3 (PS3)
Yakuza 4 (PS3)


March (50 Game Acquired; 35 physical, 15 digital)
The Walking Dead: A New Frontier (PS4)
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U)
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)
1-2 Switch (Switch)
Super Bomberman R (Switch)
Total War: Warhammer (Steam)
Poly Bridge (Steam)
Space Run Galaxy (Steam)
One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 (Steam)
RIVE (Steam)
Flat Heroes (Steam)
Morphblade (Steam)
Uurnog (PC)

FAST RMX (Switch)
Snipperclips (Switch)

Vroom in the Night (Switch)
New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers (Switch)

I Am Setsuna (Switch)
The Smurfs 2 (Wii U)
Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts (Wii U)
Swap Fire (Wii U)
Ben 10 Omniverse (Wii U)
Ben 10 Omniverse 2 (Wii U)
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013 (Wii U)
Sing Party (Wii U)
Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013 (Wii U)
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth (Wii U)
Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations (Wii U)
Game Party Champions (Wii U)
Angry Birds Star Wars (Wii U)
Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know! (Wii U)
Sturmwind (Dreamcast)
Danganronpa 1.2 Reload (PS4)
The Croods: Prehistoric Party (Wii U)
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ (Switch)
Dear Esther: Landmark Edition (PS4)
The Swindle (PS4)
The Swindle (Vita)
Mass Effect: Andromeda (PS4)
Super Mario Run (Android)
Zero Escape: The Nonary Games (PS4)
Book of Unwritten Tales 2 (Wii U)
Brunswick Pro Bowling (Wii U)
Bit.Trip Runner 2 (PS4)
Bit.Trip Runner 2 (Vita)
Alienation (PS4)
Shadow of the Beast (PS4)
Has-Been Heroes (Switch)
Angry Birds Trilogy (Wii U)
Project Freedom (Steam)


April (33 Game Acquired; 23 physical, 10 digital)
Persona 5 (PlayStation 4)
Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star (Vita)
Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae (PS4)
Astebreed (PS4)
Pang Adventures (PS4)
Cosmic Star Heroine (Steam) - Thanks Popo
Tumblestone (Steam)
Slime-san (Steam)
Layers of Fear: Masterpiece Edition (Steam)
Kingdom (Steam)
Kingdom: New Lands (Steam)
Event[0] (Steam)
Black Mesa (Steam)
The Witness (Steam)
Jawns (PC)

Starblood Arena (PS4)
Xuan-Yuan Sword: The Gate of Firmament (PS4)
Hyper Light Drifter (PS4)
New Super Mario Bros U + New super Luigi U (Wii U)
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 (Wii U)
Wheel of Fortune (Wii U)
The Silver Case (PS4)
Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U)
Just Dance 2015 (Wii U)
Disney Infinity 3.0 (Wii U)
ESPN Sports Connection (Wii U)
Hot Wheels: World's Best Driver (Wii U)
Puyo Puyo Tetris (Switch)
Yooka-Laylee (PS4)
Blue Rider (PS4)
Just Dance 2014 (Wii U)
Outlast Trinity (PS4)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)


May (32 Games Acquired; 23 physical, 9 digital)
Ray Gigant (Vita)
Flinthook (PS4)
DiRT Rally (Steam)
Inside (Steam)
This is the Police (Steam)
Undertale (Steam)
Metrico+ (Steam)
The Turing Test (Steam)
GoNNER (Steam)
Super Rude Bear Resurrection (Steam)
A2Be (PC)

Darius Burst: Chronicle Savior (PS4)
Nova-111 (PS4)
Nova-111 (Vita)
Just Dance 2016 (Wii U)
Just Dance 2017 (Wii U)
Just Dance Disney Party 2 (Wii U)
Farpoint (PS4)
Mutant Mudds Deluxe (PS4)
Mutant Mudds Super Challenge (PS4)
Mutant Mudds Deluxe (Vita)
Mutant Mudds Super Challenge (Vita)
Fire Emblem: Echoes - Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
Just Dance Kids 2014 (Wii U)
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Wii U)
Disgaea 5 Complete (Switch)
FIFA Soccer 13 (Wii U)
Darksiders: Warmastered Edition (Wii U)
Madden NFL 13 (Wii U)
Bully: Scholarship Edition (Wii)
STRAFE (PS4)
Star Trek: Bridge Crew (PS4)


June (51 Games Acquired; 13 physical, 38 digital)
Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends (Wii U)
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii U)
Risk of Rain (PS4)
Risk of Rain (Vita)
Stellaris (Steam)
Plague Inc: Evolved (Steam)
SUPERHOT (Steam)
Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation (Steam)
Brigador: Up-Armored Edition (Steam)
Shoppe Keep (Steam)
Maize (Steam)
Tiny Echo (PC)

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (Wii U)
Cursed Castilla EX (PS4)
Sunrider: Liberation Day - Captain's Edition (Steam)
Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition (Steam)
Memory's Dogma CODE:01 (Steam)
Idol Magical Girl Chiru Chiru Michiru Part 2 (Steam)
WORLD END ECONOMiCA episode.03 (Steam)
NEKOPARA Vol. 2 (Steam)
Japanese School Life (Steam)
Highway Blossoms (Steam)
Sound of Drop - fall into poison (Steam)
fault - milestone two side:above (Steam)
Narcissu 10th Anniversary Anthology Project (Steam)
Idol Magical Girl Chiru Chiru Michiru Part 1 (Steam)
Ame no Marginal -Rain Marginal- (Steam)
NEKOPARA Vol. 0 (Steam)
KARAKARA (Steam)
fault milestone one (Steam)

Rebel Galaxy (GoG.com)
Lego Jurassic World (Wii U)
Cars 3: Driven to Win (Wii U)
ARMS (Switch)
Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (GoG.com)
Aliens versus Predator (GoG.com)

Depth (Steam)
HunieCam Studio (Steam)
Democracy 3: Africa (Steam)
The Walking Dead: Michonne (Steam)
Transistor (Steam)
Quake Live (Steam)

Deemo: Last Recital (Vita)
Broken Age (Vita)
Broken Age (PS4)
Cave Story+ (Switch)
Dracula: The Resurrection (GOG.com)
Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary (GOG.com)
Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon (GOG.com)
Double Dragon Trilogy (GOG.com)

Snake Pass (Switch)


July (56 Games Acquired; 46 physical, 10 digital)
Valkyria Revolution (PS4)
Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls (PS4)
Kisō Louga (PCE CD)
Uchū Senkan Yamato (PCE CD)
Alzadick (PCE CD) (it's a repro, but I got it for free, so whatevz)
Chrono Cross (PS1)
Lego Marvel Avengers  (Wii U)
Lego Marvel Super Heroes (Wii U)
The Lego Movie Videogame (Wii U)
Prize Fighter (Sega CD)
Sewer Shark (Sega CD)
Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin (Steam)
SimplePlanes (Steam)
Galactic Civilizations III (Steam)
Armello (Steam)
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter (Steam)
Kero Blaster (Steam)
Hyper Light Drifter (Steam)
2000:1 A Space Felony (PC)

Unholy Night: The Darkness Hunter (SNES)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Zeonic Front (PS2)
Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 (360)
Cabela's Monster Buck Hunter (Wii)
Medal of Honor: Vanguard (Wii)
Reload: Outdoor Action (Wii)
Rampage: Total Destruction (Wii)
Prey (PS4)
Furi (PS4)
Darius Burst: Chronicle Savior (Vita)
Tales of Berseria (PS4)
The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind (PS4)
Knight Quest (GB)
Tetris 2 (GB)
Kamiko (Switch
Splatoon 2 (Switch)
Alien Trilogy (Saturn)
Alone in the Dark 2 (Saturn)
Resident Evil (Saturn)
Quake (Saturn)
Doom (Jaguar)
Raiden (Jaguar)
Wolfenstein 3D (Jaguar)
Bard's Gold (Vita)
Bard's Gold (PS4)
Rive (PS4)
Ashen (N-Gage)
Pandemonium (N-Gage)
Tomb Raider (N-Gage)
The Great Battle II: Last Fighter Twin (SNES)
Castlevania Adventure Rebirth (WiiWare)
Realsports Baseball (7800)
A Boy and His Blob (Wii)
Boogie (Wii)
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (Wii)
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Wii)
Lego: The Hobbit (Wii U)


August (38 Games Acquired; 17 physical, 21 digital)
Heavy Fire: Afghanistan (Wii)
Pillars of Eternity  (Steam)
NBA 2K17  (Steam)
One Piece: Burning Blood  (Steam)
Offworld Trading Company  (Steam)
War for the Overworld  (Steam)
Overcooked  (Steam)
Wuppo  (Steam)
Nongünz  (Steam)
Quiet City  (PC)

Ys Book I & II (TGCD)
Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys (PCECD)
Half-Life (Dreamcast - repro)
NeuroVoider (PS4)
Jotun (PS4)
Drive! Drive! Drive! (PS4)
Pony Quest: Master Quest (NES)
Jackbox Party Pack 3 (Switch)
Adventures in Equica: Unicorn Training (Android)
Night Trap (PS4)
Shadow Warrior 2 (PS4)
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4)
Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas (PS4)
Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas (Vita)
Plague Road (PS4)
Plague Road (Vita)
Dead Age (Steam)
DreadOut (Steam)
DreadOut: Keepers of The Dark (Steam)
Lakeview Cabin Collection (Steam)

The Bunker (PS4)
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Switch)
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara (Wii U)
Jackbox Party Pack (Steam)
Jackbox Party Pack 3 (Steam)
Ys I&II Chronicles (GOG.com)
Ys VI: The Ark of Naphishtim (GOG.com)
Ys: The Oath in Felghana (GOG.com)


September (56 Games Acquired; 29 physical, 27 digital)
Dragon Quest (Famicom)
Dragon Quest II (Famicom)
Dragon Quest III (Famicom)
Dragon Quest IV (Famicom)
Dragon's Crown (PS3)
Killing Floor 2 (Steam)
Banner Saga 2 (Steam)
Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight (Steam)
Worms W.M.D. (Steam)
Stories Untold (Steam)
HackyZack (Steam)
Eterium (Steam)
Volantia: Kingdom in the Sky (PC)

Sakura Agent (Steam)
Sakura Nova (Steam)
Sakura Space (Steam)
Sakura Shrine Girls (Steam)
Sakura Magical Girls (Steam)
Daytona USA (360)
Guardian Heroes (Steam)
Capcom Arcade Cabinet (360)

N++ (PS4)
Lili: Child of Geos (PS4)
Lego Worlds (Switch)
Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)
Tachyon Project (PS4)
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PS4)
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (PS4)
The Flame in the Flood (PS4)
Drive Girls (Vita)
Disney Afternoon Collection (PS4)
DYING: Reborn VR (PS4)
Weeping Doll (PS4)

Earth Defense Force 3 Portable (Vita)
Pokemon Gold Version (3DS VC)
Pokemon Silver Version (3DS VC)

Robotron 2084 (5200)
Snoopy's Grand Adventure (Wii U)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Wii U)
Monster High: New Ghoul in School (Wii U)
Voez (Switch)
Implosion (Switch)

Monster High: 13 Wishes (Wii U)
Fallout 4 GOTY (Xbox One)
Blue Reflection (PS4)
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4)
Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash (PS4)
Need for Speed Most Wanted U (Wii U)
Art of Balance (Wii U)
Zen Pinball 3D (3DS)
Super Little Acorn 3D Turbo (3DS)

Turbo: Super Stunt Squad (Wii U)
White Day: A Labyrinth Named School (PS4)
LawBreakers (PS4)
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap (PS4)
Gundam Versus (PS4)


October (39 Game Acquired; 31 physical, 8 digital)
Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure (Wii U)
Pitfall (5200)
Pole Position (5200)
Mega Man 4 (NES)
Rise of the Tomb Raider (Steam)
Wargame: Red Dragon (Steam)
Furi (Steam)
Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You (Steam)
Season After Fall (Steam)
The Shrouded Isle (Steam)
Scanner Sombre (Steam)
Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy (PC)

Ys III: Wanderers from Ys (TGCD)
Red Dead Revolver (Xbox)
The Bible Game (Xbox)
Deus Ex: Invisible War (Xbox)
Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online (PS4)
Asdivine Hearts (PS4)
Undertale (PS4)
Ys Origin (PS4)
Ys Origin (Vita)
Undertale (Vita)
Asdivine Hearts (Vita)
Sine Mora EX (Switch)
Fire Emblem Warriors (3DS)
Fire Emblem Warriors (Switch)
Planes (Wii U)
Penguins of Madagascar (Wii U)
Planes: Fire and Rescue (Wii U)
Just Dance 2018 (Wii U)
Lego Dimensions (Wii U)
Absolver (PS4)
Absolute Drift: Zen Edition (PS4)
Chariot (PS4)
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Xbox One)
Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)
The Elder Scrolls Online (PS4)


November (38 Games Acquired; 26 physical, 12 digital)
Call of Duty: WWII (Xbox One)
For Honor (Xbox One)
Sonic Forces (Switch)
Doom (Switch)
Snipperclips Plus (Switch)
Mario and Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games (Wii U)
Splinter Cell: Blacklist (Wii U)
Minecraft Story Mode (Wii U)
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR (PS VR)
Wilmot's Warehouse (PC)
The Elder Scrolls Legends (PC)
The Elder Scrolls Online (Steam)
Dead Rising 2 (Steam)
Killer is Dead (Steam)
Resident Evil 5 (Steam)
Emily is Away Too (Steam)
Silence (Steam)
World to the West (Steam)
Quake Champions (Steam)
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun (Steam)

Star Wars Battlefront II (Xbox One)
Final Fantasy III (Famicom)
Megami Tensei II (Famicom)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Cross Dimension 0079 (Super Famicom)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Journey to Jaburo (PS2)
Yakuza Kiwami (PS4)
Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition (PS4)
Dynasty Warriors Gundam 3 (PS3)
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (360)
Resident Evil: Revelations (Switch)
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (Switch)
Gundam Side Story 0079: Rise from the Ashes (Dreamcast)
Dynamite Cop (Dreamcast)
Suikoden (PS1)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan (Game Boy)
Duke Nukem: Zero Hour (N64)
Quest 64 (N64)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Journey to Jaburo (PS2)


December 30 Games Acquired; 21 physical, 9 digital
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch)
Doom VFR (PSVR)
Way of the Passive Fist (PC)
THOR.N (PC)
Crescent Bay (PC)
H1Z1 (Steam)
Rivals of Aether (Steam)
BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Extend (Steam)
Nex Machina (Steam)
The Sexy Brutale (Steam)
Passpartout: The Starving Artist (Steam)

La Mulana EX (Vita)
Nex Machina (PS4)
Global Defense Force (PS2)
Mutant League Hockey (Genesis)
Terraria (Wii U)
Crawl (PS4)
2064: Read Only Memories (PS4)
Lunar: The Silver Star (Sega CD)
Castlevania (N64)
Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge (GB)
Sigma Star Saga (GBA)
Mega Man X Collection (GCN)
Mega Man X7 (PS2)
Mega Man X8 (PS2)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space (PS2)
Xenosaga Episode II: Jeneits von Gut und Böse (PS2)
Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra (PS2)
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 (Dreamcast)
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (Switch)
Castlevania Judgement (Wii)
Samurai Shodown Anthology (Wii)


New for December 8
Crawl (PS4)
2064: Read Only Memories (PS4)
Lunar: The Silver Star (Sega CD)
Castlevania (N64)
Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge (GB)
Sigma Star Saga (GBA)
Mega Man X Collection (GCN)
Mega Man X7 (PS2)
Mega Man X8 (PS2)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space (PS2)
Xenosaga Episode II: Jeneits von Gut und Böse (PS2)
Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra (PS2)
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 (Dreamcast)
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (Switch)
Castlevania Judgement (Wii)
Samurai Shodown Anthology (Wii)
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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by BoneSnapDeez Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:21 pm

yeah word i see some retro shit
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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by ElkinFencer10 Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:41 pm

Lunar was a birthday present to myself. $80 for minty CIB - not too bad.
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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by BoneSnapDeez Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:22 pm

Got some carts!
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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by Sarge Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:31 pm

ElkinFencer10 wrote:I actually tend to like that in games. Coming from a non-religious perspective, I find exploration of Judeo-Christian mythology to be absolutely fascinating even if the theology isn't quite accurate. That's why I absolutely love the Shin Megami Tensei series. I've not play Xenosaga yet, though I plan to play them in the coming months.

SMT bothers me a bit more. There's a very pro-Lucifer/anti-YHWH bent to many of the games, which as you can guess is quite a bit more sacrilegious to a practicing Christian. I still play them, mind, but there's some very questionable theology there. I also know that other religions aren't exactly handled deftly, either.

Dang, nice haul, Bone!
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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by Segata Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:55 am

SMT shouldn't bother anyone religious. It's a fictional game. My mom is a very devout Mormon. Seeing a pentagram as the logo means nothing to her because it's just a game. To her it's just"meh whatever" and she is about as conservative Mormon as they get. I remember seeing someone offended at Bayonetta because of Angels and Demons. If someone is that easily offended at a game..they probably should find another hobby. SMT isn't really preaching anything, it's just set in a world where there is no hope and it sets a slice of life type story in that world. Even if someone is religious, these games take extreme liberties of Angels/Demons gods and such to the point if you ignore the names it's just another enemy in any kind of game. Super Soldier Nazi's/Nazi Robots in Wolf or Demons in Doom are really not any different in fundamentals of purpose. If the player reads a name of the enemy and takes it personally..that's on them.
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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by pierrot Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:25 am

Segata wrote:[...]and it sets a slice of life type story in that world.

WTF? No. Since when is being smote by nuclear missiles in a war between Thor and a Pishacha, and being reborn in a post apocalyptic Tokyo to defeat gods and demons a "slice of life type story"? There isn't even a semblance of a slice of life in there.


Sarge wrote:SMT bothers me a bit more. There's a very pro-Lucifer/anti-YHWH bent to many of the games, which as you can guess is quite a bit more sacrilegious to a practicing Christian. I still play them, mind, but there's some very questionable theology there. I also know that other religions aren't exactly handled deftly, either.

I can certainly see how the SMT series would be troubling for you, Sarge. I don't know about the newer games, but at least in my experience with the early games in the series, it's less of a pro-Lucifer bent, and more placing Lucifer and YHWH on sort of a similar level of dubiousness. Even that would still be pretty sacrilegious to quite a few people, I can acknowledge that. I always do neutral paths in games that have those sorts of alignments, though.
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Re: Games Acquired 2017

by BoneSnapDeez Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:05 pm

Sarge wrote:Dang, nice haul, Bone!


Tanks. I'm most excited about Grand Master. It's typically pricey - for Famicom standards (usually $35 cart-only) - but the seller was having a sale.

I think I ignored 8-bit JRPGs for far too long in favor of the Super Famicom scene. There are some great hidden gems on the Famicom and accompanying Disk System.

Of course the non-RPGs rule too. My daughter is already obsessed with Antarctic Adventure.
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