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Anonymous 01/12/2024 (Fri) 02:52:42 No. 615 [Reply]
i think it'd be really fun if everyone filled out one of these!
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this is me. i'll conceal my identity as best as i can but at the same time i wanted to stylize this a bit to not give it a lazy look so i added a thing.
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>>628 that's a nice alice. also, a fellow sonic enjoyer!
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this community so small that these charts probably will deanonymize anyone who posts them lole
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>>629 Who is your favourite Alice?
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>>631 there are too many to choose only one, but i really like the original.

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Rare videogame finds? Anonymous 01/04/2024 (Thu) 23:56:57 No. 608 [Reply]
What are some games you have come across when digging deep into obscure territory that have left you surprisingly satisfied? Pic rel I found on Steam after digging deep recently. It's a remake/reimagining of the first game in some Korean mobile game franchise(that I've never heard of). It starts out with that mobile game life-simmy feel but quickly balloons into something bigger and it ended up being one of my favorite JRPGs of all time. And no one is talking about it anywhere so I feel like a lottery winner just for finding it. Need more games like that.
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>>608 well, you might want to define "obscure", because there are people who think xenoblade, mother, and shin megami tensei are ""obscure"" while there are games on steam that have like 5 downloads and jp-only games that are only on the ps vita that only 10 people have played to answer the question seriously the Mary Skelter series is really cool, but not a lot of people really talk about it, at best you'll see it get mentioned in passing in dungeon-crawling threads on 4/v/... it's a series of first person dungeon crawlers with turn-based combat (think classic SMT or Etrian Odyssey), but made by the Hyperdimension Neptunia developers, so there's a huge emphasis on the (majority) female cast, who're all based on different fairytales. in battles, you have to manages the girls' mental state, represented by a bloodstain meter by their health bar; the darker the blood color, the more likely they'll go insane during battle when the gauge fills up, at which point you no longer have control over their actions for the remainder of that battle unless certain requirements are met. you can restore their sanity by sacrificing some of the protagonist's blood, but if the protagonist runs out of blood, he's out for the rest of the battle as well with no way to bring him back. this resource management makes boss fights really hectic and fun. Mary Skelter 2 is especially really good imo; the gameplay balance is at its best in that one (the two versions of the first game both have their own slight issues which make both games too punishing, and the third game has a steep difficulty curve in the beginning imo) and it has one of my favorite stories in a game also, the games' soundtracks are really good. https://youtu.be/kVkNByesJSY?feature=shared https://youtu.be/GzaMFTHalB4?feature=shared https://youtu.be/VB7BXyDih54?feature=shared i could make this post so much longer. Compile Heart's entire repertoire is underappreciated in general. if JRPGs are supposedly more appreciated now than they were in the 2000s or 2010s, i'm really not seeing it outside of a handful of series getting overinflated importance. i also really wanted to mention Go Hell Go and Tsurugihime, but neither of those are out yet, so i wasn't sure if that would be cheating.

Anonymous 12/22/2023 (Fri) 23:55:34 No. 571 [Reply]
Which classic Sonic game had the best special stages?
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>>574 i just think the touchscreen on the ds made them way more fun it also helps that rush was particularly generous when it came to actually getting into special stages, you could retry the same one over and over if your boost gauge was high enough
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>>573 All of them were pretty frustrating, but Sonic 2's special stages were especially frustrating for me. It's cause of Tail's delayed movement. I really like the special stages from mania and CD. Those ones are fun
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I like the S3&K special stages but they hurt my eyes. My vision starts to get confused and then I slip up right before getting the emerald
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the sonic 1 special stages kinda suck but i love the way they look (especially the backgrounds) and the music for it is awesome
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>>579 The backgrounds were too distracting for me

Anonymous 12/19/2023 (Tue) 06:43:34 No. 554 [Reply]
Tell Kona-chan what vidya gaems you want for christmasu~
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>>564 kirby, no! take that off before somebody sees you and writes a twitlonger!
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>>555 I don't have that, but do you want my physical copy of EoSD? I bought it a long time ago..
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>>566 damn, anon. do you wanna sell it?
Your fortune: Outlook good
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>>554 Pikmin 4, Rune Factory 5, Rivals of Aether, and My summer car

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Anonymous 09/06/2023 (Wed) 23:00:42 Id:d6f9fb No. 333 [Reply]
Its a masterpiece.
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>>438 interestingly, there's this one review where the reviewer guy actually prefers the radar in 2 https://youtu.be/5Ii63QA_lBQ?feature=shared&t=595 personally i don't really have a preference, i think both games are fine and i'm a dark age enjoyer so i'm not super picky when it comes to what is and isn't "broken" but if the other guy thought sa2 was too broken then he probably won't like any version of sa1
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>>440 what the hell, it didn't start at the timestamp he starts talking about it at 9:56
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>>337 I don't know... the controls made it hard for me when I was younger It just felt super slippery
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>>333 still baffles me how nintendo got 3d mario movement just right with this one, sunshine and odyssey feel like downgrades honestly
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>>563 Odyssey's controls felt tighter for me

End of 2023 thread Anonymous 12/16/2023 (Sat) 17:01:16 No. 545 [Reply]
playstation and nintendo both had their end-of-the-year wrap-up thing where they show you what games you've played over the past year, and i always really like these it's a good excuse to look back at the past year and reminisce. i also like seeing what games other people have played over the past year. what games have hikarifriends been playing the past year? any recommendations? (it doesn't have to be console, also, those just happened to be the screenshots i had)

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Anonymous 12/15/2023 (Fri) 09:57:42 No. 543 [Reply]
Anyone else here play roblox? More specifically airship assault. Any other place is fine too.

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Anonymous 12/05/2023 (Tue) 08:11:09 No. 509 [Reply]
Are any of you interested in the new GTA? Personally, I'm not a big fan of the franchise, but Rockstar always brings some really interesting new technologies to their games, so I'm very curious to see what they'll bring to a new main title of what is essentially their golden egg goose.
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the new map looks huge for gta6
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>>509 The trailer looks accurate to how bad modern america looks. Also GTA games are overrated trash.
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>>515 I don't think GTA games are completely trash. I just think they're fun to mess around in but I don't really care for the stories and stuff like that
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>>515 Hey, at least you get to kill the 'murican degeneracy.
Your fortune: Excellent Luck
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>not a big fan of the franchise how anon? you can commit any desire, political or not? i personally love running people over on the beach >>514 truth, i cant wait what it has stored for us

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mogeko castle && rpg maker Anonymous 12/06/2023 (Wed) 11:20:32 No. 513 [Reply]
>you stop at a unknown station >weird ass signs everywhere >yellowish little devils appear in a horde chasing you >they have an creepy fixation on high schoolers >you're a highschooler >random castle in the middle of the goddamn forest with those monsters around < SuReLy tHeY CoUlDn'T bE InSiDe The most dumbass game I've ever played Do you people in /v/ play RPG Maker Games? I've only heard about Ao Oni, Yume Nikki and Mogeko. I should keep playing it, but I can't stand dumb characters and I should have done a separate thread for this question, but nye. Don't kill me, admin. Please
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>>513 mogeko castle is actually kind of nostalgic for me, it was one of the first rpgmaker games i got super into and i really liked the artstyle. probably wouldn't be able to play it these days, games that revolve around bad endings stress me out, and also i don't like rape. >I should keep playing it, but I can't stand dumb characters huh, yonaka never really struck me as dumb, but then again, i don't really remember mogeko castle that much. that might also be by design, you can tell the creator of mogeko castle has a very particular sense of humor. >Do you people in /v/ play RPG Maker Games? i used to be way more into rpgmaker games, i think i hit my peak with them in 2018, but i think i've outgrown a lot of them now, because a lot of the old ones i used to enjoy aren't any fun to me anymore... and every time i see a video essay on a new one, or someone tries to recommend me one, i always end up either not being interested in it (fear and hunger, for example, strikes me as babby's first ""dark""/horror game, and is also not fun at all) or i give it a try and it's not fun (see: fear and hunger, but also i tried out Black Souls because someone said it was admittedly vaguely similar to another game series i liked, and...it's dark souls but with the shitty rpgmaker active time battle system, so it's doubly not fun, though admittedly someone who's more into dark souls might get more out of that one. i'm starting to hate how popular souls games became, but that's another subject...) i still do hold a reverence for yume nikki, though, and probably always will. that might be one of my favorite games ever, or at least it has one of my favorite atmospheres of any game.
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There was one most memorable RPG Maker game that I played back in 2012. It was called ニコニコRPG. I should play it again once I understand more Japanese Language.

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Half-Life Anonymous 12/09/2023 (Sat) 13:46:45 No. 526 [Reply]
Did you play Half-Life during the 25th anniversary update? What did you think of the update and did it get you to play Half-Life again after years of not playing it? did you check out any of the new mods for it or replay old classics and favorites, and how did it feel to see HLDM fully populated again? Personally I loved every bit of it, and I genuinely didn't expect Valve to do an update this "big" for the 25th, it's been nice seeing people who haven't played it in years come back on and talk about it, and seeing newer players experiencing it for the first time, primarily the multiplayer and how beautifully chaotic it is. It's also fun seeing people play the past 25 years of mods for it, recommending my own picks, classics and fan favorites. It's a shame they didn't make their entire goldsrc catalogue permanently free, I would love to see all the other games get a big burst of players and potentially get revived with newer players that get into them
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