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  1. Finally managed to unlock the Golden Glider in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. I’m glad they lowered the needed coin amount to unlock it, and it’s nice to finally have every kart part in the game now. 

    1. Democrobot

      Democrobot

      I was working on that this weekend while my friend was over. We're only at about 1800 coins though

  2. All the gameplay changes coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ are VERY welcome. That game was actually really good but suffered from some gameplay issues, so I’m glad Namco and ArcSys are still going strong with support for the game.

    It’s certainly faired better than some other DBZ related games, and I’m looking forward to what Season 3 of DB FighterZ has in store.

  3. So I started Dragon Quest I on my Switch...hoo boy, and I thought DQ3 Switch looked bad on the big screen! The screen movement is really bad too, far worse than DQ3 Switch.

    Now I understand why Kamiya was not happy how Square Enix handled these Switch versions. I think it’s time DQ 1-3 got proper remakes again.

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    2. RyuKisargi

      RyuKisargi

      SFC... definitely.

      I think the Switch is aesthetically pleasing, but animated sprites are the way to go.

    3. Twinkie

      Twinkie

      The screen jittering was the worst part. I can get over the terrible overworld sprites. But that jittering was damn awful.

    4. YangustheLegendaryBandit

      YangustheLegendaryBandit

      @Twinkie 100% agree. I really tried to keep playing it but I can’t handle the screen jittering. That’s unacceptable. DQ3 Switch didn’t have that problem as bad, and in handheld mode I never noticed it.

      These Switch versions may just have to be played in handheld mode only from here on out. I’ll stick with DQ11 S for the big screen.

  4. Roses are red, violets are blue, Kirby’s stuck to my face, whatever shall I do?

    1. ignasia

      ignasia

      Yangus and Kirby, sitting in a tree...

    2. solo

      solo

      Start sucking

  5. The 5th DLC character for Smash Ultimate is Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses. I’m excited that they have a moveset based around all weapon types from Fire Emblem and I’ve liked Three Houses, but I do kind of wish it was a new IP character again.

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    2. Twinkie

      Twinkie

      Piranha Plant wasn't advertising anything. Considering she was announced along with Ken and Incineroar before the game was even released. Which makes me believe that she was intended to be in the initial release of the game. She isn't part of the fighter's pass either.

    3. YangustheLegendaryBandit

      YangustheLegendaryBandit

      I know. I was giving you #$*!. I couldn’t resist after you made the advertisement comment. 🤪


      Interesting you refer to the Piranha Plant as a she.

    4. Twinkie

      Twinkie

      Gotcha lol. Its all good.

      I just refer Piranha Plant as a she. Since that is how the Smash community references her. Not sure where it all started.

  6. Breath of the Wild has been completed! Great Zelda game and glad to have it finished at last.

  7. Happy New Year, guvs and birds. Hope it’s a great one for all of us Denizens.

  8. Have some games you played in 2019 you loved? Come and talk about them here!

    https://www.woodus.com/forums/topic/39625-your-favorite-games-of-2019/

  9. Have yourself a COR BLIMEY Christmas, guvs and birds! Hope everyone has a good time with your friends/family and get plenty of gaming goodies too!

    1. The Dog of Zahan

      The Dog of Zahan

      *yaps and wags 'appily at the cheerful bloke's feet!*  Oi! Merry Crimbo to you too, guv!  'ave a pint of good ol' eggnog wiv yer best mates and 'ave a jolly 'oliday!

  10. Awww, no new Smash Ultimate character reveal at the Game Awards. I was hoping they’d go full circle. But I am happy Sekiro/From Software won Game of the Year. I’m happy for Hidetaka Miyazaki and FromSoft.

  11. I’ve been enjoying Trials of Mana more than I thought I was going too. I haven’t been able to play it very much since I started, but it’s been pretty great so far. I’m glad I can check it off the “SNES games to play,” list now.

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    2. RyuKisargi

      RyuKisargi

      Who are you playing as?

    3. YangustheLegendaryBandit

      YangustheLegendaryBandit

      Duran, Angela, and Charlotte.

    4. cprmauldin

      cprmauldin

      I got it. 

       

      Played for an hour. It is far from the top of my play list, but it is there. 

  12. Happy Thanksgiving, guvs! Hope everyone has a great day whenever and whoever you spend today with!

    1. ignasia

      ignasia

      Happy Thanksgiving to you too, man!

  13. Ah man, this is so sad to hear! Galaga is my favorite classic arcade game, and I love the sound effects and music cues from it. Shame to find out this news.

    https://www.siliconera.com/2019/11/17/rally-x-and-galaga-sound-composer-nobuyuki-ohnogi-has-sadly-passed-away/

    1. Erdrick The Hero

      Erdrick The Hero

      Awww, Galaga and (New) Rally X are my favorite arcade games. Sad to hear this guy has passed, but he made his Mark on the world.

    2. SlimeVagrant

      SlimeVagrant

      Sad to hear. I love old Namco arcade games. I think my favorite one that he composed for was Bosconian.

  14. Terry Bogard is looking like one of the most faithful characters recreated in Smash Bros. Ultimate. All the SNK content in the game looks great too. So glad Terry is the newest DLC character.

  15. Finally, I finished Cuphead! Man, it only took longer than I thought what with playing other games, but I’m glad to have it finished. Excellent game all around and well worth playing if you haven’t already.

  16. I shouldn’t have watched the Edwad Emberpants series again. Now I want to play Dark Souls III again. Freakin’ Edwad, man...

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    2. YangustheLegendaryBandit

      YangustheLegendaryBandit

      Are you talking about Pontiff Sulyvahn or Aldritch, Devourer of Gods? It’s a yes for either boss, particularly Pontiff Sulyvahn once he spawns his clone.

    3. SlimeVagrant

      SlimeVagrant

      Pontiff, haven't found Aldrich yet. I joined someone else's world as a sunbro and he had 2 other phantoms and we could barely scratch him even when we were all wailing on him.

    4. YangustheLegendaryBandit

      YangustheLegendaryBandit

      The more phantoms summoned into a world the stronger the bosses get. With four of you guys fighting a boss at once it would be tough.

      Suylvahn is one of the infamous bosses of that game, but if you have a good bow and strong arrows you can pick off some health from a distance while he approaches you once you enter the fog doorway.

  17. Well this is terrible news. I’ve really enjoyed the Mario & Luigi RPG series ever since Superstar Saga. I hope this won’t be the end of Mario RPGs as we know it. 

    https://www.siliconera.com/2019/10/02/mario-luigi-rpg-series-developer-alphadream-enters-bankruptcy/

    1. ignasia

      ignasia

      I haven't played one since the second game, but wow.  I hope they recoup and restructure, and maybe start a new series, or a new direction.  One thing I can say for sure, they definitely took some interesting turns that border on real innovation...more so than most companies in this industry.

    2. Twinkie

      Twinkie

      I am more surprised to find out that they were third party to begin with. I hope they are able to get on their feet and get another game out. The Mario & Luigi games are the go to games now since Paper Mario is pretty much dead.

  18. I haven’t been able to play it too much yet, but so far the Sega Genesis Mini is really top quality. I didn’t grow up with the Genesis, but I’m liking the game line up and the attention to detail Sega put into this thing. Definitely matches the quality of the SNES Mini.

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    2. RyuKisargi

      RyuKisargi

      I think it's because with Sonic 3, a lot of people would have wanted Sonic 3 & Knuckles.

      Hacking though! :D!

    3. YangustheLegendaryBandit

      YangustheLegendaryBandit

      No, it’s a licensing issue Matt. I’ve looked into it and several people have mentioned it as the most likely issue.

      Here’s one example of licensing being an issue:

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thegamer.com/sonic-3-sega-genesis-mini-michael-jackson/amp/

    4. RyuKisargi

      RyuKisargi

      Huh, Never would've thought.

  19. Finally got the Master Sword in Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Man, it took awhile to finally get it, but I think this Zelda game has one of the most satisfying “obtained the Master Sword,” moments in the series. Really feels like a true reward for all the exploring you do and the shrines you conquer.

    1. Sword_of_Dusk

      Sword_of_Dusk

      Tell me, is the weapon management as bad as some people say? I'm considering getting BotW to play once I finish my Black Eagles run in Three Houses.

    2. Twinkie

      Twinkie

      I would say it is the worst part of the game. I got used to the weapon management and didn't bother me for a while, but having even more limited space it might get bad early on. It doesn't take much to break some weapons and you can't repair them either. So you are expected to Switch them out pretty often. Fortunately pulling out a new weapon is easy. Just that it gets annoying that you want to start hording weapons but you will hit that inventory limit really easily.

    3. YangustheLegendaryBandit

      YangustheLegendaryBandit

      That’s my one complaint with the game. I don’t mind the weapons breaking so much as the lack of inventory space early on. Once you meet the Korok who can upgrade your inventory space via Korok Seeds I used most of mine for weapon spaces.

      I Hope Breath of the Wild 2 will have a forge system so you can repair weapons you like, similar to Dark Souls.

  20. I’m impressed with how Zelda: Breath of the Wild handles finding secrets, shrines, and areas in the game. It’s been more and more fun to explore Hyrule as I’ve played. This has become my kind of game the more I’ve played it.

  21. Banjo-Kazooie will be available in Smash Ultimate TODAY!!! AND TERRY BOGARD FROM FATAL FURY/KING OF FIGHTERS IS COMING IN NOVEMBER!!! I’m so excited, you guys! SNK is FINALLY coming to Smash Bros!

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    2. Twinkie

      Twinkie

      The salt from Hero and now Terry Bogard is fantastic. It has been almost as fun as the DLC itself.

    3. eal

      eal

      I’m meh. It deserved to be played by people because it is a good game. I’m about 10 hours deep, the first serious boss defeated, and do plan to eventually return to it. But I’m still salty that the Wii U continues to have games sapped from it so soon after it died off. On top of that, people didn’t pick it up because they felt cheated and didn’t get the game they thought they were gonna get based solely of concept art but the game we got instead is great.

      I’m hoping it gets more players, but I’m mad it didn’t get an audience the first time around.

    4. YangustheLegendaryBandit

      YangustheLegendaryBandit

      @Twinkie I KNOW! Delicious, delicious salt. While I’m meh on Joker I’ve been more than happy on all the DLC characters added. Each of them is fun to play as and brings unique elements from their respective series. I’m super excited for Terry since KoF is one of my favorite series, and I really, really, REALLY hope that in the western release of the DLC his original voice actor is still intact. Not gonna lie, I’ll be really sad if Terry’s Engrish is replaced with English. 

      Now we just need a Tekken rep...

  22. Sweet, Chrono Cross’s original soundtrack was added to iTunes today. I’m definitely going to get it since the physical copy I bought a few years ago was a bootleg. Chrono Cross has my favorite soundtrack from Yasunori Mitsuda, and IMO is the best PS1 RPG soundtrack, especially in terms of quality.

    1. ignasia

      ignasia

      For me, personally...I'd say 2nd best.  Xenogears always struck me as my favourite.  Though the two are definitely masterpieces in gaming music that absolutely cemented Yasunori Mitsuda as my favourite gaming composer.

      Whenever I used to play Ragnarok Online, I would rip tracks from other games, to replace the in-game tracks.  The only two Soundtracks I borrowed 100% of their music, were Cross and Gears.

    2. YangustheLegendaryBandit

      YangustheLegendaryBandit

      Yuzo Koshiro and Koichi Sugiyama are my favorite composers. I know Sugiyama is a questionable person, but I judge the man by his art, not his actions. And man, I do love the music of Dragon Quest, even before I was a big fan.

      Koshiro wins because of his excellent work in the Etrian Odyssey series, but really, there’s not a song I can think of from him I don’t like. His work in the Streets of Rage games is great, the early Ys games, ActRaiser is a personal favorite...the man has a wonderful track record and can make some truly amazing music in different styles.

  23. I’ve finally been able to sit down today and enjoy the Dragon Quest XI S demo. Man, it is SOOOOO nice getting to play the game with the symphonic music being present in game. Hearing Rab’s theme on the recap screen is a big plus, as I find it really matches his wise yet playful (and downright cheeky) traits.

    1. Bururian

      Bururian

      I'll hopefully get to play this version this year, I'm looking forward to the 2D mode a lot

  24. ProJared finally responded to what happened a few months ago.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BBywRBbDUjA

     

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    2. ignasia

      ignasia

      Yeah...you have a point.  I would agree exploitation is often wrong, but not always.  It's fairly common though, and I would point out husband exploiting his wife's desire for a show for a blowjob, or a wife exploiting her husband's desire for a blowjob to see her favourite show is still exploitation.  Make of that what you will.

    3. Brother Jaybird

      Brother Jaybird

      *wanders in, reads*

      We declared blowjobs sinful? I don't recall learning that in Sunday School. (Admittedly, I don't recall a lot of what I heard in Sunday School). You got a source?

      I dunno about Protestants or Orthodox particulars, but the Church's stance on sex is that simply it's gotta be between spouses and it's gotta be procreative. As long as those categories are met, your pretty much gold. I suppose a blowjob absent any actual coitus would be out-of-bounds, but a blowjob with actual coitus would probably be fine. We don't really have a checklist or anything.

      *wanders out*

    4. ignasia

      ignasia

      Maybe I'm thinking of masturbation, but it's fornication that does not lead to conception, and it wastes the seed of the man, which is considered sinful, derived from Leviticus and Deuteronomy:

      http://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/LVanswers/2004/2004-03-24b.htm

      This isn't a Catholic site from what I can tell.  Reading through the site, they seem more like a born-again independent sect.

      I went to a Catholic School called St. Michael's High School from half of grade 10 through to 12.  I had to take a religion class each year as a requirement.  The notion of masturbation and even a bj as potentially sinful was brought up and considered morally grey due to the nature of sex being the temptation of the serpent, and thus the requirement of sex being your statement, that it require marriage, be between spouses, and for the purpose of procreation.  Any sex in any form beyond that was generally shunned, though we weren't taught it would lead to hell directly, but would open the door to other forms of debauchery that were true sins, on top of the lesser sin of wasting the seed.

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