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Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« on: March 21, 2016, 07:16:43 am »
The new ePSXe is out, and I figured I'd give some of its new capabilities, especially the perspective correction, a try. So, I looked up the jRPGs and found that most of them are 2D based in some way(Either pre-rendered backgrounds, sprites, or both). So, I figure, let's branch out a little a try something new.

I'm gonna cut y'all off a bit and point out I've already played MGS1, Brave Fencer Musashi(A lot), all of the Spyros(Though, I never did finish the first...)and Crash Bandicoots.

So those are already off the list, so to speak, aside from possibly finally beating the first Spyro.
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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2016, 07:19:09 am »
vagrant story
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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2016, 07:19:32 am »
Tekken series (entierely 3D).

It's an RPG, but Grandia has it the exact opposite as the FF series - 3D background and pre-rendered 2D sprites.

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2016, 07:29:42 am »
Bloody Roar.
Silent Hill.
Mega Man Legend?

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2016, 09:57:50 am »
Deception 3 and Power Shovel. those games are cool.

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2016, 10:07:23 am »
Tenchu and Tenchu 2, the latter has a totally awesome level creator. Both are far better than any of their sequels.

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2016, 10:36:08 am »
Destruction Derby for some rather mindless fun.

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2016, 11:24:05 am »
Jumping Flash! and Silent Bomber are favorites here.

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2016, 12:28:43 pm »
Hate to disappoint y'all, but I've played all but a few of these. =\
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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2016, 01:14:15 pm »
Ahh it's rare gems ye seek, not just a little reminiscing! Well it isn't a rare game by any means but you might have declined to play it as it does look (and is) rather childish but Bomberman Racing is a lot of fun and a game I got totally addicted to when I was a young un.

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #10 on: March 21, 2016, 02:06:04 pm »
What is the perspective correction you're talking about ?

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2016, 02:47:38 pm »
Definitely try Silhouette Mirage, its a treasure developed run n gun with an early version of Ikaruga's polarity shifting mechanic and multiple endings, And if you like racing games you should also have a look at the wipEout series

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #12 on: March 21, 2016, 03:04:49 pm »
I'm sure anyone who owed one has their own list I might as well add my own to the mix (but leaving out jrpgs cuts it down alot):

Klonoa
Soul Reaver
alundra
Disruptor

and anything by "fromsoft"
Kings Field 1-3
Armored core
echo night
shadow tower

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2016, 03:24:43 pm »
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Destruction Derby for some rather mindless fun.

Play DD 2. It's better and has much better music as well.

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Definitely try Silhouette Mirage, its a treasure developed run n gun with an early version of Ikaruga's polarity shifting mechanic and multiple endings

Yes. Very cool game with a pretty unique attack system. The direction you face seems to determine what type of ammo you are shooting so you have to strategize when enemies have a weakness to one or the other. I think this was one of them where the US version was actually better. I think the FMVs were higher quality and there were a few other diffs.

Here are a few of my recommendations...

Panzer Bandit. Very fun beat 'em up.


Gunner's Heaven: Fun run and gun. I think there is a PAL version but I seem to remember something about the J version was better.


Threads of Fate: It is technically an RPG but it plays more like an action platformer/beat em up to me. Tried to link a shot but it wouldn't show up.

I'll name some more as soon as I remember them (just woke up).
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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #14 on: March 21, 2016, 04:42:34 pm »
Ace Combat 2
Blaster Master - Blasting Again
Einhander
G-Darius
Gradius Gaiden
Heart of Darkness
Hellnight
Soul Blade
Strider 2
Tenchu / Tenchu 2
Wipeout / Wipeout XL / Wipeout 3

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2016, 05:04:08 pm »
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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #16 on: March 21, 2016, 05:43:15 pm »
Misadventures of Tron Bonne
Tomba! 2

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #17 on: March 21, 2016, 07:22:44 pm »
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Misadventures of Tron Bonne

I second that. Fun and funny.

Dragon Valor


*removed one suggestion as I noticed it was in the OP that I should have read fully LOL*

I only played Dragon Valor a little bit but it seemed pretty awesome. Heavy on the combat.
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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2016, 03:04:46 am »
My question was blatantly ignored  :'(

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Re: Recommendations for non-RPG PS1 games?
« Reply #19 on: March 22, 2016, 03:47:51 am »
Monster Rancher
Ghost in the Shell
Fear Effect 1+2
(Puzzle) Star Sweep
Builders Block