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Gaming Discussion / Re: Underrated Games
« on: August 25, 2019, 08:49:16 am »
Skitchin'(Genesis, and believe me, I could be here all day with this console...): Unlike it's more recognized cousin Road Rash, it's not as pick up and play, which will turn off a number of impatient gamers. As a game played on inline skates, you can really put a beat down on the other racers, giving it something of a beat 'em up feel. You can upgrade individual pieces of gear between races, provided you did well enough. Depending on what you do on some tracks, you can play bonus tracks for extra money. There's no AI to worry about, all the racers are pretty much out to get you, so either kick their asses, or hitch rides on the back of cars(Back to the Future, late for school style), slingshotting past everything else, possibly pulling off insane tricks(hint: let go of the buttons as soon as you start to do something, if you want to land).

TL/DR:
Just a fun lesser known game where you may want to read about how it controls beforehand.


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Gaming Discussion / Re: one handed games?
« on: February 14, 2018, 10:42:20 am »
Yeah, guess you'd have to stick with RPG's and strategy games(or as NERV Agent suggested, Visual Novels/Dating sims, or interactive fiction/text adventures) for the most part.

I mean you're here, but I still gotta say, hopefully you're using emulation, where you can reconfigure the controls to your liking.

I'd also hope you were maybe open to other consoles, I know it's not regarded for it's RPG's, but the Genesis has Phantasy Star IV(only go for IV, you may like the others, but they're archaic by comparison), or the Shining Force games.

If that's off the table and it absolutely has to be PS1 or SNES, this translation is like something in between the Shining Force games, for the SNES:
https://www.romhacking.net/translations/349/

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^Hmmm... if it's anything like it's predecessor, they should be going after a few 3rd party titles as well

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This is hardly surprising, they always were hardassed about emulation.

What did surprise me is the super old fashioned way you were doing it. You'd have to have a super tiny HD to not do the complete rom set thing, which I imagine will be harder to find now.

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News Submissions / Re: ROM Hacks: New Hacks Added to the Database
« on: May 30, 2017, 11:01:02 pm »
If anything, they should put the Bela Lugosi look in Symphony of the Night.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Am I alone on Breath of the Wild?
« on: May 17, 2017, 01:10:08 am »
Still, you'd think that if anyone would know how to get a game running smoothly, it'd be the first party.

Personally, I'm just apathetic to the Switch in general. No more gimmicks, damnit... Then there's the warping, scratching, and other issues some people seem to have.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Good/Fun Games For CD Add-On Systems?
« on: May 14, 2017, 02:25:40 pm »
Hmm... I'd say Street Fighter II has some stiff competition in that department between Streets of Rage 2 and Elevator Action Returns

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Good/Fun Games For CD Add-On Systems?
« on: May 12, 2017, 04:39:16 pm »
Final Conflict(http://www.romhacking.net/translations/876/) came out 11 months after CD. CD still has 2 exclusive scenarios though.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Good/Fun Games For CD Add-On Systems?
« on: May 11, 2017, 07:29:14 pm »
Sega CD:
Shining Force CD - remakes of the first 2 Game Gear games(so far, the only way to play the first in English). Being that they were on the GG, the town exploration aspect is gone, replaced with a small hub between battles, where you can buy things, save, promote, etc.

Dark Wizard - supposed to be another great SRPG, more traditional hexagon style strategy.

Final Fight CD - much better port than the other ones at the time.

The Terminator - is supposed to be a pretty good action platformer

Robo Aleste - shoot 'em up in the same series as M.U.S.H.A. and Space Megaforce

Eternal Champions: Challenge from the Dark Side - gorier sequel/remake(?), that's better in every other regard as well.

Dungeon Explorer - is it's own game here

In general:
If it has a game that's the same on the Genesis/SNES(which is already usually better on the Genesis if it has a port here), the SCD version is usually the best. It also has some point 'n click titles like The Secret of Monkey Island, The Adventures of Willy Beamish, or Rise of the Dragon, which I imagine should be of interest, to some degree, if Snatcher is.




Turbo/PC Engine CD:
Gates of Thunder, & Lords of Thunder - great, easier, shoot 'em ups

Godzilla - if you like the Super Famicom fighter, however the other monsters are only playable in vs. mode

Ys - the definitive versions of the games in the earlier portion of the series, though the fan translated IV is a different game than the SFC's fan translated IV.

Dungeon Explorer II - I believe this is what they ported to the SFC as Crystal Beans.

In General:
The Japanese version of the base console and it's add-on are known for their shoot 'em up library, so that's where you'll generally want to look. Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire in particular is highly rated(and super expensive for collectors). The Dynastic Hero is a re-skin of Wonder Boy in Monster World. Exile is most likely the definitive version of that game, and Exile: Wicked Phenomenon is obviously it's sequel.


Plenty to explore, just depends on what you're looking to get out of gaming.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Gaming Therapy
« on: April 25, 2017, 01:47:43 pm »
Streets of Rage 2 is about all the stress relief I need.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Good 2D Fighting game probably lost in time
« on: December 12, 2016, 07:38:48 pm »
I had the DOS version of In Your House(btw, DOS ports of arcade games may be better than PS1, though Saturn is usually great for 2D ports) and I had no issue with it at all. I thought the common complaint was the random negative effect object(red WWF logo), which can actually be turned off to make the game more like it's predecessor.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: [SOLVED] Can't run Langrisser I on Win XP
« on: November 04, 2016, 11:55:19 pm »
^If it worked, check your messages.

Honestly, if I wanted to play it that badly myself, I'd just settle for Warsong.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Will Nintendo target [b]here[/b] next?
« on: October 11, 2016, 09:31:58 pm »
The irony being that Nintendo has gone after the Game Genie, in hopes of courts seeing it as illegal.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: So I heard Sega might be talking to Dr. Abrasive?
« on: September 17, 2016, 12:16:20 am »
Hmm... Well, I would think Sega should already have known how to bypass their own security, but then, they're not the same company they were by the time hey had to leave the hardware market, so it's likely they don't still have anyone from their old hardware division on staff...

For the record, I'm not sure how multi-system emulator cores work, but Yabause has improved a lot lately. It may just require bin/cue format, instead of mds/mdf.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Will Nintendo target [b]here[/b] next?
« on: September 17, 2016, 12:07:03 am »
It's entirely plausible that Nintendo might try to issue DMCA takedowns against Romhacking.net for specific hacks, or send C&D notices to hack authors or something like that, but in the long run that's about as likely as it's always been - that is, not very.

There is virtually no chance of the entire site somehow getting shut down because of Nintendo. If it were that big of a legal issue, it probably would have come up already.

If that were to happen, the site would just become SegaHacking :P.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Does anyone know what game this is?
« on: August 25, 2016, 03:16:26 pm »
If you want to see what has been done with Beats of Rage(or Open Beats of Rage, as it stands now):
http://www.chronocrash.com/forum/

Off Topic:
Henry Mancini was one hell of a composer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OPc7MRm4Y8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS8Th4O8VT4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oysMt8iL9UE

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Well, I'm all for anything that gets us closer to being able to make total conversions of the best beat 'em up engine around.

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Here's what I could find anyway(these include general European releases with German/Deutsch as an option as well):
Mega Drive/Genesis:
Addams Family Values
Animaniacs
Asterix and the Great Rescue
Asterix and the Power of the Gods
Bloodshot
Body Count
Champions World Class Soccer
Daffy Duck in Hollywood
Dune: Kampf um den Wustenplaneten
Fantastic Dizzy
Fever Pitch Soccer
FIFA '98: Road to World Cup
FIFA Internation Soccer
FIFA Soccer '95
FIFA Soccer '96
FIFA Soccer '97
LandStalker: Die Schatze von Konig Nolo
Light Crusader
Marko's Magic Football
Marsupilami
Power Drive
Psycho Pinball
Sensible Soccer
Sensible Soccer: International Edition
The Smurfs
The Smurfs Travel the World
Soleil
Spirou
The Story of Thor
Tintin au Tibet
Toejam and Earl in Panic auf Funkotron
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego
Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego



SNES:
ActRaiser
ActRaiser 2
Addams Family Values
The Addams Family
The Adventures of Dr. Franken
The Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun
Aladdin
Asterix
Asterix & Obelix
Blackhawk
Brutal: Paws of Fury
Calfornia Games II
Champions World Class Soccer
Dino Dini's Soccer!
Dirt Racer
Donkey Kong Country
Donkey Kong Country 2
Donkey Kong Country 3
Dragon's Lair
Drakhen
Eric Cantona Footbal Challenge
Fever Pitch Soccer
FIFA '97: Gold Edition
FIFA '98: Road to World Cup
FIFA Soccer '96
The Firemen
Flashback
The Flintstones
Goof Troop
Harvest Moon
The Humans
Illusion of Time
J.R.R. Tolkein's The Lord of the Rings: Volume One
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja
Joe & Mac 3: Lost in the Tropics
Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park II: The Chaos Continues
K.H. Rummenigge's Player Manager
Kick Off 3: European Challenge
Lagoon
Legend of the Mystical Ninja
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
The Lost Vikings
The Lost Viking II
Lothar Matthaus Super Soccer
Lucky Luke
Lufia
The Magical Quest Starrring Mickey Mouse
Mario is Missing
Mario's Time Machine
Marko's Magic Football
MechWarrior
Mega lo Mania
Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World
Mystic Quest Legend
Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures
Phantom 2040
Plok!
Pop'n Twinbee: Rainbow Bell Adventures
Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods
Power Drive
Prehistorik Man
Push-Over
Revolution X
Secret of Evermore
Secret of Mana
Sensible Soccer
Sensible Soccer: International Edition
Shadowrun
Sim City
The Smurfs
The Smurfs II
Soccer Kid
Soul Blazer
Spirou
Stargate
Star Trek: Starfleet Acadeemy
Starwing
Striker
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Super Metroid
Super Solitaire
Super Strike Eagle
Syndicate
Terranigma
Theme Park
Tintin in Tibet
True Les
Toy Story
Utopia: The Creation of a Nation
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego
Wing Commander
Winter Olympic Games: Lillehammer '94
World Cup Striker
World Cup USA '94

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Gaming Discussion / Re: What do I do if the Nintendo ship sinks?
« on: June 12, 2016, 12:21:45 pm »
"What do I do if the Nintendo ship sinks?" Roast marshmallows over the flaming engine. >:D

Seriously, and I shouldn't have to say it here of all places, worst case scenario, there's always the classics.

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Gaming Discussion / Re: Sega embraces game modding.
« on: June 10, 2016, 07:12:18 pm »
Well, the company can't be blamed for what the internet is. This has been pretty successful for them, for what it is, so it'd be pretty stupid of them not to make improved updates going into the future.

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