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SNES
Soul Blazer
Marathon of 1992. World 6 - Castle of Magridd. Level 19. I'm a bit disappointed since I thought this was a JRPG, but it's an ok game.

Updated about 6 days ago

☆☆★★★ [Quintet/1992] A hack'n'slash with light RPG elements. Story and graphics are nice, but the action feels like it's going to get old quickly.
(C)
DOS
Wolfenstein 3D
Marathon of 1992. High Score 28300, mostly difficulty 2. This, ladies and gentleman, is pure digital history.

Updated about 3 weeks ago

☆★★★★ [id/1992] It defies logic that this primitive and ugly game is so addictive even today, almost 20 years after its release.
(C)
GEN
Outlander
Marathon of 1992. High Score 41860

Updated about 1 month ago

☆☆☆★★ [Mindscape/1992] A car-combat game inspired by Mad Max and very similar to Techno Cop. Game feels rushed, with poor controls and bland enemies. But there are some interesting ideas, good BGM and graphics. Road Rash II came in the same year and controls better.
(B)
DOS
Indiana Jones & the Fate of Atlantis
Marathon of the year 1992. Beat with Team path.

Updated about 1 month ago

☆★★★★ [Lucasfilm/1992] Spectacular cinematic point'n'click, the very best of LucasArts. It loses a point for some absurd puzzles (I'm looking at you, stone spindle)
(U)
AMG
Flashback: The Quest for Identity Ownership: Other
1992 Marathon. Still struggling with Level 1.

Updated about 2 months ago    |    Online Info http://gtamp.com/PSP/reminiscencepsp.php

[Delphine/1992] I was going to play it via Reminiscence, but found out it's easier and better just to emulate the Amiga

Bianezzi's Status

(U) Unfinished ?No significant accomplishments.     (B) Beaten ?The main objective has been accomplished. Usually marked by the defeat of a final boss and/or viewing of credits.     (C) Completed ?For games which are 100% done. All extras and modes have been unlocked and finished. All significant items have been collected.
275 (U)
  100 Unplayed  
36.4% of Unfinished
14% of Total
38.5%
207 (B)
29%
232 (C)
32.5%
Wishlist  0 ?         Top-Rated  59 ?????         Master Runs  5 (M)
Saturn 1 (U) 0 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
Arcade 1 (U) 1 (B) 0 (C) 2 Total
Amiga 1 (U) 0 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
DOS 32 (U) 18 (B) 29 (C) 81 Total
PC 31 (U) 26 (B) 51 (C) 112 Total
PC Downloads 7 (U) 5 (B) 6 (C) 19 Total
Browser 1 (U) 1 (B) 0 (C) 2 Total
PlayStation Network 1 (U) 0 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
PlayStation Portable 44 (U) 28 (B) 13 (C) 88 Total
PlayStation 3 4 (U) 23 (B) 1 (C) 29 Total
PlayStation 2 20 (U) 9 (B) 1 (C) 30 Total
PlayStation 12 (U) 10 (B) 4 (C) 27 Total
Nintendo 64 12 (U) 10 (B) 9 (C) 31 Total
Game Boy Advance 7 (U) 7 (B) 14 (C) 29 Total
Neo Geo 2 (U) 1 (B) 0 (C) 3 Total
3DO 1 (U) 1 (B) 0 (C) 2 Total
Sega CD 1 (U) 0 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
Game Boy/Color 1 (U) 0 (B) 4 (C) 5 Total
SNES 12 (U) 5 (B) 4 (C) 21 Total
TurboGrafx-16 2 (U) 0 (B) 1 (C) 3 Total
Game Gear BEAT 1 (B) 1 (C) 2 Total
Genesis / Mega Drive 47 (U) 36 (B) 44 (C) 128 Total
Master System 4 (U) 1 (B) 4 (C) 9 Total
Tiger Handhelds C O M P L E T E ! 1 Total
Game Boy 2 (U) 3 (B) 3 (C) 10 Total
NES 18 (U) 15 (B) 29 (C) 69 Total
MSX 1 (U) 0 (B) 2 (C) 3 Total
Commodore 64 2 (U) 0 (B) 3 (C) 5 Total
Atari 2600 8 (U) 5 (B) 8 (C) 33 Total
ZX Spectrum BEAT 1 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
All Games 749 Total
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about 3 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
You make a good point. Ecco definitely nails atmospheric feelings, especially for its time. There's some tranquil and pleasant areas to roam, and then there are others that are very tense and uneasy. Zipping around the wide open zones can be a blast on its own.
about 7 months ago

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Legendary Weapon: 5 or fewer unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Invincible: 10+ beat or complete in a row
Hey, there.
I have, the game is insanely frustrating and did not age well.
Arena will screw you hard if you're not prepared.

Managed to clear one of the last story dungeons, but a monster hit me with a disease.
If you want to leave the dungeon, you have a chance to get killed by the disease while traveling.
I didn't bring any Cure Disease potions with me, so I was basically stuck cause I died every time.
I had to keep killing monsters in the dungeon, hoping some enemy would drop a Cure Disease potion. I was this close to just uninstalling the game.
Eventually, a Vampire managed to drop a potion of Cure Disease.
After that, I basically rushed through the game with lots of potions, following a guide and using a weapon that has the Pass Wall ability.

I just wanted to experience TES from the very beginning. Maybe one day I'll play Daggerfall, heard great things about it.
about 9 months ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 7, 2010
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Happy belated Backloggiversary!
about 9 months ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
So, my backlog is now 11 years old! I'm pretty sure if my backlog was a child, he would have beaten all those PS2 games by now...
about 11 months ago

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Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
Fala brazuca! Já te add também
about 1 year ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
To be technical, Japan is a constitutional monarchy, with the Emperor serving as head-of-state but the Prime Minister of the Diet being the leader of the government. I changed the title to the correct "State of Japan"; I just use it to differ the country from the Empire of Japan that existed until the new government was formed by the 1947 constitution. I feel like technothrillers like Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory ignore the current alliance for delusions that Japan would turn into an empire again.
about 2 years ago

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Backlog Beaten: May 29th, 2009
Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
[Link] All the info you need is at that page on Romhacking. There's also a modernization one that attempts to streamline the game and make it more like PSIV, with increased money and EXP amongst other things. I chose the improvement because I still wanted a honest vanilla experience, just tweaked to iron out problems.
about 3 years ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
NGII is so epic! The music, the action, the story sequences... so ahead of it's time.
about 3 years ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Might as well put that time to good use, right? I mean, it's either that, or read. >.>
about 4 years ago (edited)

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Backlog Beaten: October 2, 2006
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Yup, I have the GOG version so it just worked. I imagine they used DOSbox but not really sure.
about 4 years ago

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Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Thanks. You've got a pretty snazzy avatar yourself.
about 5 years ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Max Payne 3 is set in Sao Paulo, though a fictional version. There's a football club whose name (Galatians) seems to be a reference to a real team, Corinthians. Settings range from high-rise opulence to favela slums.
about 5 years ago (edited)

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
From what I remember, Brood War's campaign was absolutely brutal at the end. I never used cheats, but I understand those that do.

Also, System Shock is a classic that inspired many after it... but it's not the most approachable of games.

Edit: On Heart of the Swarm, from what I understand, a lot less emphasis was put on the story campaign for the first expansion. I think Blizzard is taking a Call of Duty approach to the series - the campaign is there, but it's short because they know a lot of people are just there for the multiplayer.
about 5 years ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Grats on the for the Super Shinobi. I mean.. it's not like I'm a fan or anything...
about 5 years ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I'm actually a big fan of Yahtzee Crowshaw's other works and I'm a late comer to his indie games like 7 Days a Skeptic in the Chzo Mythos. It's well done for what it is, though I think there's inherent weaknesses in the graphic adventure model that are hard to get around.
about 5 years ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Focus: Only playing one game
Thanks! It's one of my favorites, too, and it's long been a dream of mine to have my work featured there. Between that and the interview with Good Games Writing, I feel like I'm starting to earn some real geek cred.
about 5 years ago

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Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
A piece of moldy toast is better than Bioshock Infinite.
about 5 years ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 7, 2010
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
It's certainly up there!
about 5 years ago

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Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Just wanted to drop in and say that I'm a big fan of your top two games of 2014! Cheers.
about 5 years ago (edited)

Badges
Herald of Bak'laag: 500+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
I did the same thing before ACIII came out. Beat ACs 1, II, Brotherhood, and Revelations in the space of about a month. Then I never ended up getting III, partly out of laziness, partly because my brother got me Arkham City for Christmas and I found the game that Assassin's Creed was trying to be. Then I finally got ACIII this summer, and, well... let's just say it's one of the few games I couldn't even be bothered to give a mercy three-star rating to (I give most games at least a three-star rating on a "at least you tried" basis. My two-star ratings are reserved for "I can tell you weren't even trying". And one-star games are for games that actually wasted my time and money).

I do want to replay it to see if I misjudged it, though, since I enjoyed the hell out of IV, and aside from the Pirate bits I couldn't really see anything different from ACIII, except that I took my time to do all the side stuff in IV and I rushed through the story of III. I want to see if that makes a difference.