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1  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Xenoblade on: August 29, 2014, 09:30:46 PM
I just bought a 3DS, and I'm in the middle of playing the Wii version of Xenoblade for the first time.  Don't need a new one of either.  I'll be just fine. 
2  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Finishing What is Left Undone on: August 26, 2014, 09:54:41 PM
This sort of happened to me in late 2010 or early 2011.  That's when I started writing down lists of games I finished on the year - first in my university's gaming club's forums, and eventually on my own blog.  I started the Completion List 2013 and 2014 threads here as a companion to that more personal thing.  My backlog is worse than yours (but maybe not as bad as some of the others alluded to here), but setting goals and making lists has done very well for me. 

...but I still buy games.  It's my hobby and my obsession.  No way I'm quitting game-buying, with Dragon Age III and Persona 5 on the horizon. 
3  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: A Game Journal Reborn on: August 23, 2014, 04:22:05 PM
Only have Propeller Knight and Tinker Knight left to go in Shovel Knight before I (presumably) can enter the tower.  This game is so good; definitely looking forward to Yacht Club Games' next joint. 
4  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Anime/Manga Journal on: August 21, 2014, 04:48:23 PM
Welp, the big tournament in Kuroko is over.  Now do they end on this note even when they could go further forward (Slam Dunk method), or do they make a team of all-stars and take on AMERICA!? (Eyeshield 21 method)
5  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: A Game Journal Reborn on: August 19, 2014, 12:06:04 AM
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team - I just had Dreamy Luigi summon a tornado of other Luigis to turn into a giant Luigi, then defeat a giant drill robot by slam dunking normal-sized Mario riding a Starman into the giant robot's heart.  Dreamy Luigi is the same as regular Luigi, except much handsomer and a product of the real Luigi's imagination.  Video games, man. 

Persona 2: Innocent Sin - I think I just turned a normal building into a demon casino with my mind. 
6  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: WiLD on: August 18, 2014, 12:01:15 AM
I don't totally get what that game will be "about" exactly.  It looks like there will be quests in some form, since there were interactions in specific ways that make it seem like different humans and animals have different tasks and goals to accomplish.  But it looks gorgeous, could be something really cool, and I definitely want to hear more about it. 
7  Media / The Soundroom / Re: Random VGM on: August 15, 2014, 11:42:03 PM
Yggdrasil.  How dare you put up a bunch of SF4 tracks up on the last page and neglect the best one? 

Africa - Small Airfield

Bonus:

Born to be Bone (Gitaroo Man) - the stage I could get past on Master Play....
8  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: A Game Journal Reborn on: August 14, 2014, 05:33:03 PM
FINALLY beat Bravely Default.  Had to fight the final boss three or four times, because my higher-risk quick-kill strategy (two Ninjas, one Thief, one Performer, Hasten World) was getting annihilated by the final form.  Eventually decided **** it and went for 3 dual-shield Knights with Blood Shields and Super Charge backed by a Spiritmaster.  Ultimate defense.  Man, that was a fun game once you get through the, uh, more repetitive parts. 
9  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: A Game Journal Reborn on: August 11, 2014, 11:30:46 PM
Welp, more Bravely Default.  Got the Conjurer asterisk, leveled it up some, learned Obliterate and, well... long story short all four of my characters are at level 99, all jobs are at level 14, and Encounter Rate -100% is now permanent unless I decide to go hunting for Genome spells.  At the end of Chapter 7 now, and hopefully that means I'm near game's end.  BD has dominated my game time for a ~little too long. 
10  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Music Podcast (Rhythm Encounter) Thread on: August 07, 2014, 05:09:11 PM
Great episode!  Here's some of my favorite town music that wasn't already in the show:

Your Affection (Never More album version) - Persona 4
Boy Meets Girl (Twoson music) - Earthbound
Wonder Castle (Holt Village music) - Disgaea 2
11  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Football!! on: August 05, 2014, 03:25:08 PM
Man, college football is just depressing for me. We've had some good teams and players over the years and even some 1st round picks since I attended (all linemen), but we haven't beaten our rival school in over a decade. I was actually writing my college application essays when I saw that last win.

Guess my alma mater without immediately calling me a douche and you get a sandwich.
12  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Football!! on: August 05, 2014, 01:08:06 AM
HOLY CRAP MY NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR'S KID MADE A PLAY ON NATIONAL TV! 

Jordan Stanton.  DE from JMU.  Undrafted rookie on the Giants.  I flipped my **** when I realized. 
13  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Football!! on: August 03, 2014, 07:35:33 PM
I'm a Ravens fan.  Hasn't been a great month. 
14  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: A Game Journal Reborn on: August 03, 2014, 07:24:58 PM
Bravely Default.  I'm at the end of Chapter 4 (or at least I assume I am), doing the Vampire Castle sidequest.  My characters are at level 54-55.  I killed all six dragons, but MAN the castle's regular enemies are kicking my ass.  Considering just turning off encounters and going straight to the boss, then using Performer/Stillness support to beat it.  In fact, I think I'll do just that.  *moseys over to charging station*
15  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: RPGs that All Children Should Play on: August 03, 2014, 11:24:47 AM
Chrono Trigger, Earthbound, Lunar, Seiken Densetsu III (which I've always preferred to SoM), Super Mario RPG, and Skies of Arcadia.  Maaaybe Dragon Quest VIII Colorful JRPGs that are easy to understand and don't have mature themes.  Unless Lunar is more inappropriate than I remember.
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