Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
July 02, 2016, 05:35:30 AM

Login with username, password and session length
Search:     Advanced search
Check out the latest RPG news!
242344 Posts in 7261 Topics by 2378 Members
Latest Member: Sugoi
* Home Help Search Login Register
  Show Posts
Pages: 1 ... 144 145 [146] 147 148 ... 247
2176  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki on: December 27, 2012, 10:54:52 AM
They're doing PSP remasters (it's not really a port, more like emulating the PSP environment on the PS3 with some higher res. art) of the first three games. Sen was announced for PS3 and Vita, not PS3 only.  And Falcom hasn't done a PC version since Trails TC.  Both Zero and Ao were PSP exclusives, though Zero got an enhanced Vita port.
2177  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Best Anime No One Has Seen on: December 24, 2012, 04:32:54 PM
LoGH is fantastic.  One of my all-time favorites.  Not sure it counts as obscure, though.  At least among anime fans it has a reputation (though I too don't know how many people have actually seen it).
2178  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VI on: December 24, 2012, 04:27:18 PM
VII is still my favorite but I think VI would benefit much more from a remake than VII.

Sadly I have no faith in today's S-E to do a proper remake of FFVI without ruining the very things that make it great.
2179  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VI on: December 24, 2012, 10:49:39 AM
Opera House timed segment sucks beans too.

Oh no you di-nt!
2180  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Anime/Manga Journal on: December 24, 2012, 01:42:25 AM
So I just finished season 2 of Sword Art Online (SAO) and god did it suck.
A full 12 episode of suck.

Complete cardboard villain and magical god interventions plot powered bullshit stupid non-blood related sis-con NTR story.

I agree with everything you said except the NTR part.  Where the heck was there any NTR?

Honestly, when they first announced a SAO anime I had just assumed they were only going to do the Aincrad story.  There was plenty of material, lots of stuff they skipped or glossed over.  The Alfheim arc (which is easily the worst part of the whole series) was bad enough when I read it in book form, but somehow comes across even worse as an anime.  Just...why...
2181  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Best Anime No One Has Seen on: December 24, 2012, 01:36:16 AM
Oh man, you had to go and ask this question while I'm travelling.  If I was at home I'm sure I could dig a few gems out of my multiple bookshelves full of anime DVDs...

But here's one off the top of my head:  Here is Greenwood.  This obscure 6 episode OVA is one of the funniest damn things I've ever seen.

Not exactly obscure, but difficult to find thanks to the giant licensing kerfuffle would be the original Macross series.  No, Robotech does not count.  Harmony Gold can go fuck themselves.  The AnimEigo version is good if you can actually find it.
2182  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy VI on: December 24, 2012, 01:20:04 AM
Why do you think I'm still rocking a Kefka avatar after all these years?  Of course FFVI is great!  I can't think of another RPG with the same kind of scope, sense of adventure, and great characters.  Maybe the Kiseki series if you look at the series as a whole.

My only real criticism is that it's so easy.  There are so many ways to break the game but no enemies challenging enough to require them.
2183  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: December 23, 2012, 11:42:53 AM
Also had the weirdest fucking nightmare that was a mixture of that anime Chihayafuru and Corpse Party.

That sounds weirdly awesome.
2184  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The NEW Game Journal on: December 23, 2012, 02:26:19 AM
Been working on my PSP/Vita backlog (I have backlogs for every system...).  Mostly been focusing on Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time lately.  I think I've mentioned this before but this is my first Growlanser game so I wasn't quite sure what to expect.  Thus far I've found it both quite addictive and incredibly frustrating.  The addictiveness stems from the combat system, upgrade system, and occasionally the story (though sometimes it advances at such a breakneck pace I don't know what's what).  The frustration, on the other hand, stems from poorly explained bullshit mission objectives/parameters combined with a lack of goddamn save points.

Look, I don't mind a challenge.  In fact I like a challenge.  I just want to know what is going to make me fail a mission ahead of time instead of having to figure that out by trail and error.  And if I do fail because of that then I want the opportunity to retry a mission without having to go back and trek through a forest fighting minor battles for half an hour first.  I guess I could deal with the first problem if it wasn't for the second, but the combination of the two is a killer.  Withholding save points is unforgivable this day and age.  Or at least have a retry mission option or something.

Heck, there was one time when I was supposed to escort a merchant back to my little town to setup shop and immediately when the mission started I accidentally took a step back and went to the previous screen.  Instant game over.  For walking off a fucking screen (f you're going to give a game over for something like that why even let the player do it?).  Of course there was no save point before this mission, so I had to work my way back there and do it again.  Then somehow (don't ask me how...) I accidentally walked the screen a second time...I was about ready to chuck my Vita at a wall or something.
2185  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The world is ending. Last thoughts? on: December 22, 2012, 11:32:13 AM
Wait, someone was actually tense?
2186  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: December 21, 2012, 09:40:54 PM
Hahahahaha

As a male with an interest in feminism of the sane variety I can feel your pain.  This reminds me of some pseudo-feminist I saw on a message board claiming that missiles and swords are phallic-shaped as a sign of male domination.

If your dick is shaped like a sword you've got problems.

Be reasonable, the point isn't to be accurate, it's to demonstrate THE OPPRESSSSION.  Much like the whole 'skyscrapers = penis symbol' thing.

Sorry, maybe it didn't come across well but I was just making fun of the tendency of people to over-interpret things as being phallic.  If all it takes is one dimension being longer than the others then no wonder it's so easy to find phallic symbols everywhere you look...
2187  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The world is ending. Last thoughts? on: December 21, 2012, 11:11:49 AM
Guys, I was talking to my friend in New Zealand.  It's already December 22nd there and the world hasn't ended. What gives?

That doesn't count, we need to wait until the Mayans' time zone(s) get to tomorrow.

Maybe the apocalypse is on GMT?
2188  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: December 21, 2012, 10:43:57 AM
Hahahahaha

As a male with an interest in feminism of the sane variety I can feel your pain.  This reminds me of some pseudo-feminist I saw on a message board claiming that missiles and swords are phallic-shaped as a sign of male domination.

If your dick is shaped like a sword you've got problems.
2189  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The world is ending. Last thoughts? on: December 21, 2012, 10:39:51 AM
Guys, I was talking to my friend in New Zealand.  It's already December 22nd there and the world hasn't ended.  What gives?
2190  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, The Last 13 Days on: December 21, 2012, 01:39:10 AM
combat looks exactly the same as 13/13-2 but with one character -_-

Except the two defining characteristics of FFXIII's combat system are the paradigm shifts and the stagger system, neither of which works at all when you only have one character.  It may look similar, but I seriously doubt it plays the same (and if it does then S-E are even bigger idiots than I thought.
Pages: 1 ... 144 145 [146] 147 148 ... 247


Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!