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Re: May Together Retro: Bad to the Bone!

by BoneSnapDeez Sat May 25, 2019 8:56 pm

prfsnl_gmr wrote:Super Monkey Daibouken


I think I could only handle 15-20 minutes of that. The most broken console game I've ever played.
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by Gunstar Green Sat May 25, 2019 10:58 pm

prfsnl_gmr wrote:I did get Super Monkey Daibouken, though, :lol:


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Re: May Together Retro: Bad to the Bone!

by pierrot Sat May 25, 2019 11:37 pm

I always liked watching the Telephone Shocking segments of GameCenter CX, where Ariyoshi was playing Ganso Saiyuki, and calling people who had played the game and sent in postcards to the show about it. "Telephone Shocking" is actually from Waratte Iitomo, but I just forgot what they called that segment in GameCenter CX, and they're kinda, sorta similar.

I hope you don't actually intend to play that game, prof.
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Re: May Together Retro: Bad to the Bone!

by Gunstar Green Sun May 26, 2019 7:05 am

Yeah, GameCenter CX is where I learned of that catastrophe.
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Re: May Together Retro: Bad to the Bone!

by prfsnl_gmr Sun May 26, 2019 12:10 pm

Have any of yo7 played Hoshi wo Miru Hito? HG101 describes it as the “densetsu no kusoge,” which I find endlessly funny. (As far as I can tell, a full one third of Japanese vide9 game titles have to the word “densetsu” in them; another third have either “daibouken” or “gaiden” in the title (except Ninja Gaiden, which is called something else). :lol:

http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/hoshi-wo-miru-hito/

I also ordered Paris Dakar Rally Special, which looks like the best racing game ever:

http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/paris- ... y-special/
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Re: May Together Retro: Bad to the Bone!

by BoneSnapDeez Sun May 26, 2019 1:13 pm

prfsnl_gmr wrote:Have any of yo7 played Hoshi wo Miru Hito? HG101 describes it as the “densetsu no kusoge,” which I find endlessly funny. (As far as I can tell, a full one third of Japanese vide9 game titles have to the word “densetsu” in them; another third have either “daibouken” or “gaiden” in the title (except Ninja Gaiden, which is called something else). :lol:


Or just plain "bouken" (adventure, as opposed to "big" adventure).

I have played Hoshi wo Miru Hito via emulation, though I don't own a copy (yet?). It is indeed terrible. Probably the worst Dragon Quest style turn-based JRPG on the console. Just utterly broken. A shame, since the premise and setting are intriguing.

Hot-B... another legendary Japanese developer!
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Re: May Together Retro: Bad to the Bone!

by prfsnl_gmr Fri May 31, 2019 10:54 pm

Just like a bad video game, I’m turning this one off a bit early. We had some good times; we had some bad times...but mostly we had bad times... :lol:

Special thanks to:

Partridge - Atlantis no Nazo on a Famicom Mini! It’s actually hard to imagine a more tortuous experience.

Nemoide - Fist of the North Star...and on a Famicom Mini too! A Week of Garfield, too. What were you thinking?!

Jag - We warned you about Bubsy. We warned you! But, did you listen?! (Well, in a way, I guess you did. You picked it for bad games month.)

Sload Soap - Hardcore C64 garbage redeemed, quite possibly, by an absolutely glorious A-Team review. (“It's hard to actually says it's a bad game because it's not a game. It's an Andy Kaufman joke written in Basic. It's an avant-garde Dali performance piece tossed aside for being too out there.”) :lol:

Michi - Keeping it classy with Voyeur for the CD-I, and as always, an amazing review (featuring perfectly pixelated FMV)!

Ack - God bless him. He played a racist FPS so we don’t have too! Apparently, the expansions are OK?

Bone - Where to start? Firefly? Fire Fighter? Squeeze Box? Lagoon? Valis?! Makai Hakkenden Shada??!! You’re never getting back all the time you spent with those bad games...

I did get a lot of laughs out of all the reviews, and I learned that Street Fighter: The Movie: The Game isn’t THAT bad. (It’s just really, really ugly.) I also became briefly addicted to Extreme Sports with the Berenstain Bears on the Gameboy Color. (Don’t judge me.). And, I will caution all of you...Avoid Double Dragon V and Contra Legacy of War like the plague. Those games just straight-up suck. :lol:

Thanks to everyone who participated this month! (If I missed you, let me know so I can add you to the list!)
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