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GBC
Quest for Camelot
New to my growing video game collection: a Zelda-like adventure game based on an animated box office flop made by Titus; ecstatic!

Updated about 2 hours ago

(U)
WiiUVC
Bomberman '94 JPN
It's been many months since I last downloaded games on Nintendo's eShop, time to check out this Bomberman installment =)

Updated about 3 weeks ago

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SNES
Obitus
Birthday gift: well, I just had to try a first-person RPG outside of Arcana... this one is going to take a bit to accustom to

Updated about 3 weeks ago

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SNES
Panel de Pon JPN
Birthday gift: after years of curiosity I'm liking it from what I played =)

Updated about 3 weeks ago

(U)
SNES
Kid Klown in Crazy Chase
Managed to get at the end of the fifth stage with all four symbols albeit not on time so I failed =(

Updated about 1 month ago

(U)
GB
Takahashi Meijin no Bōken Jima III JPN
Area 7-1

Updated about 1 month ago

(U)
SNES
Tengai Makyō Zero JPN
Okay, I wanted to continue my progress but I don't know how; how do I load my game here?

Updated about 2 months ago

(B)
SNES
Makeruna! Makendō JPN
Man, this game is absurdly nonsensical to the point that it's endearing, and funny; soooo many names that start with "Ma" though...

Updated about 2 months ago

☆☆★★★ Beat on Easy mode at 6:46 and Normal mode at 6:49
(U)
SNES
Chou Kou Gasshin Xardion JPN
Okay, so I got plenty far into the game up to the eerie multiple cave-face boss

Updated about 3 months ago

(U)
SNES
Super Family Tennis JPN
My first import purchase of 2017: a fun Namco tennis title =)

Updated about 3 months ago

(U)
SNES
Big Sky Trooper
Next up, restoring the Sunshine Planet's core power

Updated about 4 months ago

(U)
SNES
The Adventures of Batman & Robin
"Perchance to Scream" - I must stop the Scarecrow before he turns innocent people into criminals

Updated about 4 months ago

(B)
GB
Castlevania Legends
Beat Light Mode, wow was it tedious at points; all that's left is Standard Mode to beat

Updated about 4 months ago

☆☆☆★★
(B)
SNES
Super Pang JPN
Wow, this is such an addicting Capcom puzzler, onto the subsequent difficulties =)

Updated about 4 months ago

☆★★★★ Beat on Easy
(U)
GB
Metroid II: Return of Samus
Five Metroids down, thirty-four more to go

Updated about 4 months ago

(B)
SNES
Kirby no Kirakira Kizzu JPN
Just beat Story mode, now to play all other modes on all difficulties! =D ...say, who's the broomstick-rider in the end?

Updated about 4 months ago

★★★★★
(U)
SNES
Darius Force JPN
From what I've played thus far it's a slight improvement over Darius Twin

Updated about 4 months ago

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Disney's Mulan (GB) Review

☯Written: April 22nd-27th, 2017☯(As played on Super Game Boy)Year: 1998 | Developed by: Tiertex | Published by: THQDistributed by: Disney InteractiveDisclaimer: Might contain spoilersHello everyone, StarBoy91 here, passionate about video games, b...

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about 3 weeks ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
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Happy birthday, my friend!
about 3 weeks ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
Happy birthday to ya!! Have a good one!!
about 3 weeks ago

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Yo, happy birthday man!
about 3 weeks ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
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It's my birthday today!! I turn 26!!!
about 1 month ago (edited)

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
[Link] New on StarBlog is my review on the obscure Konami SFC RPG Mōryō Senki MADARA 2
about 2 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
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cool new page
about 2 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
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New Backloggery theme, inspired by a really great movie (or rather, said great movie's poster art)
about 2 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
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so im really liking dragon view. actually, the music is really good imo. i can see how one can get so lost traveling however. besides that i really enjoy this game
about 2 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
This month I caught up with Alundra that I only played it (without switching to a different game) until I was done, and then right after I caught up with Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins which I only played (no switching) until I finished it (even though it's a sequel in name only); I hereby dub February 2017 Alundruary! And Kohei Tanaka's an incredible composer, he deserves all the accolades and good praise for his music composing prowess.
about 3 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
Focus: Only playing one game
im interested in the landstalker review.
i had that on wii vc and took it off before i played it really.
heard youll never find everything in that game too.
ladystalker is supposed to be its sequel of sorts. it actually looks and sounds cool
about 3 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
More ranting on Landstalker: the idea that this game gets a lot of high praise has me very concerned for the human race because I actually played it and I'm sorry but it just doesn't play as good as it looks. I suspect the positive acclaim is because of either nostalgia blindness or because they were sold by the otherwise good visuals or because they never played an isometric game before, but even if that latter weren't the case how do very loose and faulty controls and collision detection culminate in "one of the greatest games of all time"? How is it that it gets good acclaim today... and how come people don't properly explain why they feel so highly about it, instead of just assuming everyone has played it when it's not the case? I don't understand it, the story wasn't even that good or interesting because I found it to be very predictable and dull. To reiterate my point about it feeling like a waste of time: the ending was the nail in the coffin as in the American version Nigel gets King Nole's treasure but it's not enough for him, making the whole ordeal feel like a heaping waste. That's right: the American (and French) ending differs from the Japanese and European take in that Nigel gets nothing and Friday tries to cheer him up with a dance (The Cutting Room Floor is a good place to look up differences and/or cut materials)... and I still dislike Friday as a character. I'm not saying people aren't allowed to like it, they can like it, but to call the "best game" or "as good as Zelda" is borderline pushing it. If there's a nice thing I can say about it it's that the people who worked on Landstalker would go on to craft Alundra, which I'm currently playing and am genuinely enjoying it as it's a superior game in every way possible. Also, Equinox can kick Landstalker's ass. To each their own.

I'm still upset about Landstalker, maybe I should just think of reviewing sooner so I don't have to vent about it on here anymore.
about 3 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
So these past few nights I've forced myself to play through a game I did not like (for the first time after previous failed attempts), I didn't want to but I did. That game was Landstalker, a game which I'm befuddled gets responses like "Exceptional", or "Fantastic", or "Great", or "the next Zelda". Um, no, if I wanted to play Zelda, I would play Zelda, thank you! As for its praises, I'm not sure where they're coming from given its structure; I get it, isometric games aren't a dime a dozen and they're not easy to make, but the controls here were on the loose side and what ails the experience as a whole is a lack of shadows (even by the main character)--there's a lot of platforming here, and what this means is that there's a lot of trial and error in terms of where they are in relation to you... but even then it's annoying when you fail have to fall down and go through it all again. I think this is the first game that made me want to inflict harm on someone, because Nigel's scream upon dying is so aggravating to listen to that it makes Glendaal's shriek from Equinox sound tolerable by comparison (by the way, that game is a hundred times better because it plays solidly and is challenging and polished fun). Nigel looks a lot like Link given the shared elf race and outfit design, the less said about Friday the better, I didn't really much care for the plot, and while I'll give credit to some puzzle ideas and good visuals the game could've benefitted from tighter and polished controls (ones that don't require the pressing of both the straight and diagonal buttons). I was just glad when it was over, but because it turns 25 this year unfortunately I'll have to play through it again in order to procure screenshots for the eventual dissenting review on my StarBlog. My opinion, frankly, feels justified given that it is one of the few games I played that made me wonder if becoming a gamer was a wrong life choice, and I love video games, but forcing myself through this game I felt like I had wasted time I might never get back. More power to those if they liked it, but for me it did not work as well as it should have; overhyped, thy name is Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole. Well, back to playing games I do like, to each their own.
about 3 months ago (edited)

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
[Link] Do you like SoulBlazer, are you a SoulBlazer fan if you've played it? If you do, and you are, you may be interested to read my thorough thoughts on the now 25-year old cult classic in full detail
about 3 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
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yeah i like to read yer reviews. you put a lot of heart and passion into them. it shows
keep up the good work
about 3 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
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thats a long time man. happy anniversary
oh, i picked up dragon view for snes while looking up reviews for it and came across yours.
like you said towards the end, maybe others will enjoy it more. im sure i will once i get to it.
i got it because of the brawler/hack n slash elements.
i love that genre. and good review.
about 3 months ago

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Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
Ha, I forgot our Backloggiversary is around the same time. Thanks!
about 3 months ago

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Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
Happy Sonic Ring Day!
about 3 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
Happy Shiny Ring Day! Congrats!
about 3 months ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Focus: Only playing one game
Happy anniversary!
about 3 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
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It's my seventh Backloggiversary today!!!
To each their own