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Topic: Games that gave you goose bumps

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Einherjar

Einherjar

21. Posted:

@iKhan Well, if you like overdrawn and "hyper" JRPG characters more, good for you, they can be all kinds of fun :)
I liked that they were "boring, normal people", fully aware of their capabilitys and the problems around them, without any kind of saviour complex. Even Shulks "futur e sight" ability was underplayed. It was new and exciting the first few times, and then, the whole group just used it for what its good. "Another vision ? Yes ? Good" No overdone freakouts etc. Also, the group showed genuine confidence in what they are doing. Most JRPG people whine about "we cant do it" right after toppling a 5 story tall, 7 headed dragon. These people won battles, and they push forward without making a big deal out of it, because theyve done it before.

Its all a matter of taste really, but these characteristics are the main reason for me, why i enjoyed the game so much.

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iKhan

iKhan

22. Posted:

Einherjar wrote:

@iKhan Well, if you like overdrawn and "hyper" JRPG characters more, good for you, they can be all kinds of fun :)
I liked that they were "boring, normal people", fully aware of their capabilitys and the problems around them, without any kind of saviour complex. Even Shulks "futur e sight" ability was underplayed. It was new and exciting the first few times, and then, the whole group just used it for what its good. "Another vision ? Yes ? Good" No overdone freakouts etc. Also, the group showed genuine confidence in what they are doing. Most JRPG people whine about "we cant do it" right after toppling a 5 story tall, 7 headed dragon. These people won battles, and they push forward without making a big deal out of it, because theyve done it before.

Its all a matter of taste really, but these characteristics are the main reason for me, why i enjoyed the game so much.

I don't really have a problem with them not being exaggerated. What I had an issue with is that I barely understood their personalities or distinctive traits. Most of the characters really just felt like empty vessels for the plot to work through. I don't think a little better characterization would make the characters feel less realistic. Harry Potter's characters are rather realistic, but you can tell each has a distinctive personality. Hermione is very bright and thinks everything through, Ron can be rash but is also brave, and Harry's has a laundry list of distinctive traits including modesty and a very caring personality

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UnknownNico

UnknownNico

23. Posted:

Ride to Hell: Retribution. My jaw dropped as the steaming pile of crap oozed out of the screen, up my nostrils, and into my brain. Now, the game is killing me from the inside.

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Maelstrom

Maelstrom

24. Posted:

UnknownNico wrote:

Ride to Hell: Retribution. My jaw dropped as the steaming pile of crap oozed out of the screen, up my nostrils, and into my brain. Now, the game is killing me from the inside.

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Birthday_Boy

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25. Posted:

Every Metroid game.
The ones that got me the most were Fusion and Other M, because they were my first 2D and 3D Metroid games.

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stevenhowlett

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26. Posted:

Zelda Windwaker on the Gamecube was an experience I enjoyed.

3D Monster Maze on the ZX81 was intense.

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sub12

sub12

27. Posted:

Doom for the first time circa 1995 - no contest

Super Mario 64 in 1996 - welcome to true 3D

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