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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #590 on: March 18, 2009, 07:50:49 am
Alert: Pro Motion exists? :O

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Reply #591 on: March 18, 2009, 11:58:26 am
Oh yeah, Abyss. In Greece it was translated as "Aliens in the Depths" haha. Well, it's not bad. Has not dated well. Read the Old Journals of Jordan Mechner for many reasons, he is bright, articulate, a very likable fellow and he made one of the best games ever. He mentions that Abyss was actually pitched to the studios like 'Aliens, only underwater' which made me laugh and laugh.
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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #592 on: March 18, 2009, 04:36:29 pm
Heh, that's quite funny. Tho I have to say I think it aged quite well. The effects with the water and all that work great and the design of stuff is nice as well.

Also indeed, IMDB lists Alita as slanted for 2011 D:
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Reply #593 on: March 18, 2009, 06:00:09 pm
I just bought a new Sega, Genesis.

I was like
 :o

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 ;D
 :D
 :y: :lol:
 :crazy: (this one for several hours)
LOST VIKINGS is SO amazing!
Tell me someone else here has played it from back in the day.
We should examine some Genesis games for a mockup frenzy or something.  Sonic was awesome
Ecco had ok art too.

Anyway
Later
Shrike

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #594 on: March 18, 2009, 07:23:06 pm
Lost Vikings is good stuff yeh. I finished it back in the days on the SNES.
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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #595 on: March 18, 2009, 07:44:29 pm
I don't know if it'll tickle anyone fancy but here's what I got up to over the weekend http://www.kongregate.com/games/PixelBeard/money-in-the-horses-mouth

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #596 on: March 19, 2009, 01:56:16 am
I just bought a new Sega, Genesis.
You can still buy new ones?  :huh:

LOST VIKINGS is SO amazing!
Tell me someone else here has played it from back in the day.
We should examine some Genesis games for a mockup frenzy or something.
Lost Vikings did get a CC and accompanying challenge back in the day.

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Reply #597 on: March 19, 2009, 02:52:48 am
Well, ok. I got a nearly-never-touched version from Ebay.  Awesome condition.  Came with, like, 5 controllers.  30 bucks (USD).  We have all kinds of games already from my 20-year-old brothers tho.

Oh, must have been on the blue Pixelation?  I wish I had been apart of that.
I would have been a baby tho  :P

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #598 on: March 19, 2009, 10:06:17 am
Still have lost vikings for snes. The snes is in use now and then, especially when my younger sister comes to visit with her baby. It's so easy compared to all of the new consoles(baby proof too, so that makes it practically indistructible). Pop the game in, play, that's it. Me and my bro wanted to play some co-op resident evil 5 and it took a goddamn hour to get the game started with the install and updates.

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Reply #599 on: March 19, 2009, 10:52:48 am
You guys are seriously lucky to have better exposure to the 16-bit library. From where I come from, only the SNES is prominent, and even my memory of it was rather dull. There used to be shops in the mid-1990s that rented out these machines to be played in their premises, and they used multiple floppy disks, as opposed to the typical cartridges, that took forever to load (which later led me to believe they were all bootlegged copies). Worst thing about it is that most of the kids who played there went for nothing but football video games. Hell, I even remember how the intro of that stinking SNES game sounded like: "INTERNATIONAL...SUPERSTAR SOCCER! *CHEER*". Even as I type, kids here will still be playing the same rubbish, this time on the PS2 or PS3. Good god, I loath football so much.

At least I managed to watch some dude play Super Mario World from start to end. And lots of Top Gear 2.
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