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- Slain: Back from Hell (Switch)

I guess I just don't get old school revival games that keep all the annoying aspects of 80s games. That style may have been fun at the time but it's really just ridiculously tedious. [image]
 
- RiME (Switch)
There's a good game here somewhere, if only it wasn't burdened with serious technical issues. I practically got a headache watching the stuttering frame rate. [image]
 
- The Sexy Brutale (Switch)
Also has some technical issues but they're much less damaging to the game. Aside from that this is a great little mystery story with a fun, macabre sense of style. [image]
 
- Nine Parchments (Switch)
Fun Gauntlet-style co-op game, though it really feels tailored to couch co-op. Coordinating with random players online seems almost impossible. [image]
 
- Batman: The Telltale Series (Switch)
This has most of the same problems I have with all Telltale games but I'll admit it isn't as bad as some of their other games. Touting the game as being choice-driven still seems dumb to me, but the story isn't half bad in this one. [image]
 

C: 95

H: 25

P: 0

M: 0

O: 120

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Gonna start updating all my shit that I haven't posted since July. Whoops. Probably going to do this in spurts and just edit this post due to a failing computer and a lack of attention span and time.

 

07.14: Pokémon Fusion Generation (PC)

07.16: My Neighbor is a Yandere (Mobile)

07.22: 999 - Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (Mobile)

07.25: Moe Cure Net (Mobile)

07.30: Splatoon 2 (Switch)

08.04: Phoenix Wright - Ace Attorney (Mobile)

08.09: Mobius Final Fantasy (PC)

08.10: Fallout 4 (XBONE)

08.12: The Monster Inside (PC)

08.13: Life Is Strange (XBONE)

08.14: They Came From The Moon (PC)

08.14: The Elder Scrolls V - Skyrim Special Edition (PC)

 

Silver:

9) The Start Of A Conspiracy - Beat a Zero Escape game

 

Points:
Console – 7
Handheld – 2
PC – 67
Mobile – 17
Overall – 93

 

 

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Editing posts that already have images in them is a pain, so new post it is.

 

08.24: room13 (PC)

08.27: ARK - Survival Evolved (PC)

08.29: Loading Screen Simulator (PC)

08.30: Campaign Clicker (PC)

08.31: Midas Gold Plus (PC)

09.10: OLDTV (PC)

 

Points:
Console – 7
Handheld – 2
PC – 73
Mobile – 17
Overall – 99

 

Silver:

2) Narcissistic Tendencies - Beat 5 games with a customizable protagonist

 

 

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09.20: Monaco (PC)

10.06: Doki Doki Literature Club (PC)

10.08: Outlast (PC)

10.14: Pokémon Sun (3DS)

10.16: Back to Bed (PC)

10.20: Realm Grinder (PC)

10.28: Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)

11.01: WORLD END ECONOMiCA episode.01 (PC)

 

Points:
Console – 8
Handheld – 3
PC – 79
Mobile – 17
Overall – 107

 

Gold:

10) Pokémon Professor - Complete the Pokédex in X/Y/OR/AS/S/M (excludes unreleased Pokémon. Must have been done this year, however you may transfer your collection to a new game and have that count.)

 

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12/28: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

 

My sort of ongoing goal since it came out in April was a success! With a few days (and a weekend off) to spare. Honestly, not sure why it took me so long to get into this. Once I really got determined to finish it I had no problems getting really into it. Overall I enjoyed it but also have some mixed feelings about parts of it. The voice acting, story and characters I felt were all great. The use of magic and archers was interesting compared to other games and I actually think I prefer how they worked in Echoes over the other games I've played. As someone who plays the game the weird way of playing on classic but reset when someone dies, I loved Mila's turnwheel. However, the map designed frustrated me a lot, some of them were just tedious in design. Why do maps need to be the size where there can be several turns before my army reaches the enemy (unless I overextend a flier or something) and the game relied on the "summoner" enemy way too often. In most cases the enemies they summoned were just a nuisance, a few maps with that mechanic would have been fine, but especially on Celica's route got old real quick. The maps also never really mixed it up as far as objectives go from what I can remember. Some of the maps felt like such a slog that if Mila's Turnwheel wasn't a thing I may have stopped playing (or gave in and switched to casual). It would be one thing if they actually made the fights more interesting or challenging but in most cases, it just made them more tedious. The 3D dungeons were neat but overall kind of a mediocre feature. If they returned I wouldn't mind but I also wouldn't miss them. All said and done I liked it more than I disliked it, and would love to see more "Echoes" games come from it (Genealogy of the Holy War please?). 

 

 

Igneous42 2017 Games Beaten

2/9: Fire Emblem Heroes (Mobile) 
2/20: Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (PS4)
3/16: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U)
9/18: Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)
10/9: Tekken 7 (PS4)
10/30: Cuphead (PC)
11/18: Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)
12/11: Valiant Force (Mobile)
12/28: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Points:
Console – 4
Handheld – 2
PC – 1
Mobile – 2
Overall – 9

 

 

 

With that my year in games probably comes ot a close. Not a whole ton knocked out this year but looking at that list those are all games I really enjoyed so it balanced out I suppose. I do have a pretty open weekend and no work Monday, so maybe I'll see if I can squeeze in some short game somewhere that I have laying around, but if not I feel happy enough that I knocked out what I wanted to.

 

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Well, I finally updated my original post. I actually finished quite a few games this year. I just didn't clear much of my backlog like I hoped. 

 

I may finish at least one more before the year is over!

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Last game I'll beat of the year is A Hat In Time (Steam).

 

Overall, I enjoyed it. But the game had a lot of jank, with some of the level design and camera. I still have a decent amount of time pieces to go back and get... Unsure if I'm going to do that.

I chose this game over Yooka-Laylee, was wondering if anyone could offer any input on that? I still might go pick it up since it's still on sale... I think.

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11.05: WORLD END ECONOMiCA episode.02 (PC)

11.25: Bunny Bounce (PC)

11.26: Beauty Bounce (PC)

12.09: Killer is Dead (PC)

12.10: Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links (PC)

12:11. Viscera Cleanup Detail: Shadow Warrior (PC)

12.12: Hell Girls (PC)

12.16: A Normal Lost Phone (PC)

12.16: Another Lost Phone - Laura's Story (PC)

12.17: VA-11 Hall-A - Cyberpunk Bartender Action (PC)

12.18: DiRT 3 Complete Edition (PC)

12.22: Layers Of Fear (PC)

12.23: Shadow Warrior (PC)

12.30: An Octave Higher (PC)

12.30: Kingdom - Classic (PC)

12.30: Super Star (PC)

 

Points:
Console – 8
Handheld – 3
PC – 95
Mobile – 17
Overall – 123

 

Bronze:

8) Young Grasshopper - Beat a game directed by Suda51

 

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I have the results tallied, I'll post at midnight my time, will leave a week for corrections and final posts.

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12/31: Limbo 

 

I did manage to sneak one more game in and in doing so can say I at least managed to a couple games out of my backlog. Pretty sure I got Limbo back in some Humble Bundle sale and it's just been sitting unplayed on Steam for a long time. Since I didn't have anything special planned for New Year's Eve I decided to try to knock out a game I could beat in a sitting and Limbo was the most interesting looking and more plausible to actually knock out. Definitely a fun and interesting game. I quit enjoyed the puzzles and melenchaloy atmosphere. I may not sing the praises I've seen some people say about it but it was certainly enjoyable. I know based on timezone it's already 2018 for some people so I guess I should point out it's only 10:30 here, sorry Gold for sneaking one in this late lvhappy;

 

Not that I'm leading the scores or anything anyways.... With that, I beat 10 games this year, two of which are mobile. But like I said in my last post most of the games I did spend significant time on I enjoyed a lot so I guess I'm ok with that. Here's hoping I'll do a better job next year, my backlog isn't getting any shorter. I managed to have a net score of 0 on my backloggery progress index, but hey at least I wasn't negative. 

 

 

Igneous42 2017 Games Beaten Final

2/9: Fire Emblem Heroes (Mobile) 
2/20: Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (PS4)
3/16: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U)
9/18: Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)
10/9: Tekken 7 (PS4)
10/30: Cuphead (PC)
11/18: Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)
12/11: Valiant Force (Mobile)
12/28: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
12/31: Limbo (PC)

Points:
Console – 4
Handheld – 2
PC – 2
Mobile – 2
Overall – 10

 

 

 

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I can't seem to paste my list without having to reformat it

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Last update for 2017:

 

35. [Aug. 25] Sonic Mana (Switch) [Twitter Post].
36. [Aug. 27] The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS) [Twitter Post].
37. [Sept. 4] Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4) [Twitter Post].
38. [Sept. 29] Metroid Samus Returns (3DS) [Twitter Post].
39. [Sept. 30] Steamworld Dig 2 (Switch) [Twitter Post].
40. [Oct. 14] Super Castlevania IV (SNES Classic) [Twitter Post].
41. [Oct. 24] Star Fox (SNES Classic) [Twitter Post].
42. [Nov. 2] Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) [Twitter Post].
43. [Nov. 4] Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (3DS eShop) [Twitter Post].
44. [Nov. 7] Donkey Kong Land (3DS VC, GB) [Twitter Post].
45. [Nov. 12] Monster Hunter Stories (3DS) [Miiverse Post].
46. [Dec. 10] 80's Overdrive (3DS eShop) [Twitter Post].
47. [Dec. 23] Pokemon Ultra Moon (3DS) [Twitter Post].
48. [Dec. 31] Persona 5 (PS4) [Twitter Post].

 

Console – 21
Handheld – 26
PC – 1
Mobile – 0
Bonus – Dunno
Overall – 48


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Final update. Beat 34 game with my final one being yesterday with Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Was a splendid game and on par with Zelda BotW in epicness. Its been fun like always but we are into 2018 and I hope I can knock out 50 games or so this year. Will be especially busy this year with school and buying a house, but I will find time to bust out games.

 

1. Pokemon Moon (3DS) 1/3/2017

2. Persona 4 Golden (PSTV) 1/16/2017

3. Kirby's Planet Robobot (3DS) 1/23/2017

4. Fire Emblem Awakening (3DS) 2/4/2017

5. Fire Emblem Heroes (Mobile) 2/5/2017

6. NSMB (DS) 2/23/2017

7. Final Fantasy XV (PS4) 3/5/2017

8. Final Fantasy XV: A King's Tale (PS4) 3/5/2017

9. Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (Wii U) 4/10/2017

10. Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (3DS VC) 4/22/2017

11. Persona 5 (PS4) 5/10/2017

12. Legend of Zelda: BotW (Switch) 6/12/2017

13. Alleyway (3DS VC) 6/16/2017

14. Legacy Collection: Mega Man (3DS) 6/17/2017

15. Legacy Collection: Mega Man 2 (3DS) 6/17/2017

16. Legacy Collection: Mega Man 3 (3DS) 6/19/2017

17. Legacy Collection: Mega Man 4 (3DS) 6/22/2017

18. Legacy Collection: Mega Man 5 (3DS) 6/23/2017

19. Legacy Collection: Mega Man 6

(3DS) 6/25/2016

20. River City Ransom (3DS VC) 6/26/2017

21. NHL 94 (Sega CD) 6/27/2017

22. NHLPA 93 (Sega Genesis) 6/27/2017

23. NHL 96 (Super NES) 6/28/2017

24. NHL 99 (N64) 6/28/2017

25. The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth+ (Switch) 7/11/2017

26. Super Mario RPG (Wii VC) 7/17/2017

27.  Chrono Trigger DS (Nintendo DS) 8/20/2017

28. Rayman Legends Definitive Edition (Switch) 9/23/2017

29. Pokemon Red (3DS Virtual Console) 10/22/2017

30. Mario Odyssey (Switch) 11/4/2017

31. Fire Emblem Warriors (Switch) 11/14/2017

32. Pokemon Silver (3DS VC) 11/15/2017

33. Doom (switch) 11/25/2017

34. Xenoblade  Chronicles 2 (Switch) 12/31/2017

 

C: 13

H: 18

PC: 0

M: 1

O: 34-14

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On 1/27/2017 at 11:54 PM, purple_beard said:

PB's master post

 

1/27/17 Windwaker HD / WiiU

* I liked the GC version of WW with its almost playing a living cartoon action.  I did hate on the style when it released but but when I played it , I got it.... it worked the cell shading to a level that felt immersive.   I still have the GC game, but what I beat was the HD version I got for Christmas.  I found the HD visuals to look slightly better than the old GC version but the draw distances are SO MUCH BETTER.  Swift Sail is a MUST.... makes life so much easier.   That said, I found the gamepad play to un-Godly frustrating at times.... especially the Z-targeting not wanting to cycle off like it should so I could get around to the back of those Darknuts/Armos Knights.... or being caught up targeting the minor enemies/trap enemies when trying to focus my attacks on a boss.  I really almost returned to the Olympic form I had with tossing NES controllers in frustration.

 

2/10/17  Poochy and Yoshi's Wooly World / 3DS

*100% all wonder wools not tied to Special or Star Wolrds.

Great game.  I loved the WiiU version.  It wasn't too hard a decision to double dip.

 

4/20/17 Bye Bye Box Box Boy / 3DS

Loved the game and the new abilities the incorporated.  OF the new stuff, the bombs, warps, and remotes were worth it and felt inspired.  I have not beaten the challenge levels.  I was kind of sad they dropped the the dual structure technique from the last game though. 

 

4/21/17 Super Bomberman R / Switch

Well, I had the credits roll from single player mode.  I really like the new arenas and some of the new Bombermen.  Not a bad game.  I just have to wonder why this game didn't run as smooth as Bomberman Blast did on Wii.  The game is a nice return to form of the series. I would have loved to have seen the body slams from Bman 64 return, the huts and Kangaroos from Bman '94, and some of Bman Blast's open area arenas...

 

4/25/17 LoZ: BotW / Switch

Pretty satisfying game content wise.  It did have some issues IMO, but overall, much better than the last few.

 

5/6 Mario Kart 8 DLX / Switch

3* Mirror and down

Varying Gold Cups in 200cc

ALL Racers and Kart parts unlocked sans the 5K tier Gold Glider.

5/7 Update:

ALL Cups 3*

ALL Kart Parts including Gold Parts.

 

6/24 Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap / Switch

* I had this game on WiiVC and could never get to Hawk Man as those ninjas in the shrine...grrr....  I got past that barrier in this version.  I loved it.

 

11/1 Super Mario Odyssey / Switch

*"Main Game"

*Haven't done "post game" ...yet....

Around 260 on moon count...

 

I did ok I guess, considering all that I had going on this year.

 

Not sure why Poochy and Yoshi didn't have a note update by me about having ALL THE SPECIAL CONSOLE YOSHIS.  There are only 2  or 3 Yoshis I'd have left to unlock for a full 100% and that would be Sliver, Gold, and Platinum challenge Yoshis(?).  I did get Bronze Yoshi.

 

My Super Mario Odyssey Counter is 600+ as of this post.  I do plan to go for all of them but it will be a while before I get motivated to fire back up the game to finish it out.

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Games I beat in 2017:

Total = 55
 

Console = 40:
Senran Kagura: Estival Versus (platinum)
Splatoon 2
Gravity Rush 2 (platinum)
Crash Bandicoot (remastered) (platinum, all platinum relics)
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (remastered) (platinum; all platinum relics)
Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped (remastered) (platinum; all platinum relics)
PaRappa the Rapper Remastered (platinum)
Journey (all trophies)
Ducktales
Ducktales 2
TaleSpin
Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers
Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers 2
Darkwing Duck
Sonic Mania (all gold medals)
Mario Kart 8: Deluxe (all 3 stars, all parts, all normal time trials)
Yooka-Laylee (100%/platinum)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (all shrines, all medals, all DLC, all side quests; not all Korok Seeds)
Star Fox (SNES Classic – All Paths)
Super Ghouls n Ghosts (SNES Classic – Normal/9)
Super Mario Kart (SNES Classic – All cups, all spd, 1st place overall)
Kirby Super Star (SNES Classic – 100%)
Super Mario World (SNES Classic)
Yoshi’s Island (SNES Classic – 100% all levels)
Super Castlevania IV
Donkey Kong Country (max%)
Minecraft (Bedrock Edition-Xbox One)
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
Snipperclips Plus (all levels, but not random-shape mode)
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment (100%)
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Pirate Queen’s Quest (all trophies)
F-Zero (all Leagues on Normal; Knight on Expert to unlock Master Class)
Mega Man X (all upgrades)
VS. Super Mario Bros.
Blast Master Zero (100% ending)
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Friends to the End
Star Fox 2 (all 52 medals, Expert beaten)
Super Mario Odyssey (100% everything)
Star Fox Guard (100% story and extra missions)
Gravity Rush: Remastered (100%)
 

Handheld = 8:
Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes (all missions and costumes)
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (2 playthroughs - one where I recruited all characters, and 1 "kill everyone for gaiden chapters" playthrough)
Mario vs Donkey Kong (hi score each level)
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (100%)
Metroid: Samus Returns (100%)
Metroid: Zero Mission (100%)
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
 

PC = 5:
Sonic 3 & Knuckles (full playthroughs as Sonic and Knuckles, but not Tails)
Sonic CD
Sonic Adventure DX (w/ BetterSADX mod)
Sonic Adventure 2: Battle
Sonic Generations (100%, all S rank)
 

Mobile = 2:
Fire Emblem Heroes (beat all current story and paralogues)
Super Mario Run (beat main game and extra missions.  Did not unlock Red Yoshi or all coins)
 

Other (These do not count, so I didn't include them in the total):
8-Bit Bayonetta - not really a proper game, but I got all the Steam achievements.
Gravity Rush (Vita) - I also beat Gravity Rush: Remastered this year, so this doesn't count.
Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting (as Ken) - I also beat HD Remix this year, so this doesn't count.
Panel de Pon (Easy Mode) - I played this on an emulator and don't own an actual copy, so this doesn't count.

I feel like my total is somewhat inflated for 2017 due to the SNES Classic; I replayed games I normally wouldn't have, and some of the news games I played on it weren't very long, but oh well.  Disney Afternoon Collection also factors in, with 6 fairly short games.  Still, 55 (+4) games is pretty good for me.  I don't know if 2018 will be that high, but who knows...I still have some SNES Classic games to beat, plus hopefully I'll be able to get an NES Classic, plus the Mega Man X Collection.

I didn't meet certain goals in 2017; I really wanted to beat Xenoblade Chronicles X in preparation for 2, but that did not happen yet.  Also didn't get through FE Fates Conquest or Revelation.  Going to try to get through more of my backlog in January/February of this year for sure.

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Time for rankings!

 

Gamer of the Year Rankings:

Gold - 123

Eliwood8 - 120

Cryptic - 55

 

Challenge Rankings:

Gold - 55

Eliwood8 - 24

Irondog666 - 13

 

List of all rankings:

Name - Games Beaten Score - Challenges Score



Ace - 7 - 0

Arelanex - 4 - 0

ArmoredFrog - 48 - 0

Art_de_Cat - 16 - 0

blcdude1 - 37 - 11

Celica - 1 - 0

Chrom - 8 – 0

Cryptic – 55 – 0

DivineTrinity - 33 - 0

EH_STEVE - 4 - 0

Eliwood8 - 120 – 24

Eliwoodman12 – 1- 0

Fire - 6 - 3

fuzz - 6 - 0

Gold - 123 - 55

Guardian Mew - 8 - 0

Igneous42 - 8 – 0

Ilaidz - 1 - 0

InXplotch - 1 - 0

Irondog666 - 34 – 13

Jun – 2 - 0

K - 18 - 6

KirbyKiller - 2 - 0

lilty - 21 - 0

Marxforever - 2 - 0

mikecamper - 4 - 0

Иecro - 10 - 0

Nornir - 8 - 0

pat - 35 – 0

Pichi - 20 – 0

purple_beard - 8 - 0

Pyroxenite - 2 - 0

Schmengland - 10 – 0

Subrosian - 3 - 0

SuperShadowX2 - 28 – 0

WatcherJoshua – 12 – 0

XLW - 23 - 0

ライムネコマスター - 3 - 0

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