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In Depth DC Shmup list

by HeavyMetalMe Mon Feb 18, 2008 2:09 am

Anyone know where there is a good list of DC shmups? I've hit up most of the ones on the "hidden gems" guide, but I'm hungry for more!
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by ZenLogikos Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:19 am

http://shmups.classicgaming.gamespy.com ... mcast.html

Racket's list is pretty much all of them. The only ones he's missing are Trigger Heart Exelica and Karous, which both came out after the article I believe, neither of which I'd recommend. Which do you have?

EDIT: Nevermind. I thought you were referring to a different article. The Hidden Gems article lists all of them, I believe.
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by Doctor Fugue Mon Feb 18, 2008 5:25 am

Have you tried Last Hope? I want to like it but it is just too hard! It is somewhat like R-type...horizontal, slow scrolling, memorization required. Last Hope looks awesome, but wow it destroys me every time.

For me, nothing satisfies a hunger for shooters like the Saturn does.
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by PharmaceuticalCowboy Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:36 am

I downloaded a version of Noiz for DC... I don't think it was ever an official release.
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by ott0bot Mon Feb 18, 2008 12:24 pm

We discussed quite a few on here.

And hopefully Racket's game database will come up soon....becasue I haven't found a real complete list.
Even the list on SHMUPS! isn't complete.
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Re: In Depth DC Shmup list

by racketboy Mon Feb 18, 2008 12:35 pm

HeavyMetalMe wrote:Anyone know where there is a good list of DC shmups? I've hit up most of the ones on the "hidden gems" guide, but I'm hungry for more!


Do you have a Saturn? That will keep you busy :)
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by racketboy Mon Feb 18, 2008 12:36 pm

ott0bot wrote:And hopefully Racket's game database will come up soon....becasue I haven't found a real complete list.


Unfortunately, I'm a bit of a perfectionist, so I want things to be good before showing it off.
I'm still prepping the data and tweaking the interface.
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by HeavyMetalMe Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:31 pm

I've seen the lists you've compiled for Saturn on "hidden gems" and yes, I should invest in a Saturn soon. As for you being a perfectionist- not required, but always appreciated.
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by strideristhebest Fri Mar 14, 2008 8:40 pm

2D shooters are my favourite genre ever and I have the following on the DC
Bangai-Oh
Border Down
Castle of Shikigami 2
Chaos Field
Gigawing
Gigawing 2
Gunbird 2
Ikaruga
Karous
Last Hope
Mars Matrix (although it's a bit tempermental)
Psyvariar II
Radilgy
Triggerheart Excelica
Trizeal
Under Defeat
Zero Gunner 2

Once I have the complete set I aim to write a feature about them :)
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by marurun Sat Mar 15, 2008 11:33 am

Well, if you make some NeoDC discs you can also play some NeoGeo shmups like Blazing Star on your DC.
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