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BLPs

Annihilate the squishies

Male, 19, United Kingdom

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#1

BLPs commented on Video: Donkey Kong Country Returns...To Wii U:

@WaxxyOne

Apparently I'm a non-programmer. Cool.

I just think for Nintendo, they are right to offer the games in their original forms, otherwise we sure as hell wouldn't get them so cheap. Remakes are great, but the originals are often more sought after.

But, since I know nothing, I'll just leave you be. I'll go back to swearing at Unity and 3DS Max.

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#5

BLPs commented on Video: Donkey Kong Country Returns...To Wii U:

I'm not quite sure why everyone is complaining about this. It's less of a re-release, and is listed under Virtual Console...why would they change anything unless the controls can perfectly suit it?

If the game uses Wiimote + Nunchuk with motion controls, to make that work with the Gamepad or other Controllers will require a pretty significant re-programming, at which point it won't be a Virtual Console release, rather a remake.

So why don't y'all just simmer down and remember, it would be nice to have the controller mapping function of other virtual console releases, but unless someone out there wants to tear the game apart line by line and remove the motion controls and assign those to buttons, change the on screen graphics for those actions, or better yet keep the motion controls and remap them to the Gamepad's gyroscope. I'd like to see you do that.

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#6

BLPs commented on Speedrunner Sets New World Record for Fastest ...:

Breaking a game doesn't really seem like a speed run per se, rather a way of showing how much time you put into ripping the game apart, or in the case of a TAS, pre-programming your actions by the frame.

A speed run, to me anyway, is utilizing skills I learn by playing the game as it is presented, and going through in the fastest possible time. I always consider a more accurate speed run to be one that beats the game as fast as possible in the form the game is originally presented.

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#8

BLPs commented on Talking Point: The New Nintendo 3DS Could Be a...:

@roy130390

I think it just feels better.

I wish people would learn that sometimes, life isn't fair. I've been to hell and back lately, and yes, I'm not well. But am I on the internet complaining about one thing I'm not getting out of self-entitlement? No.

I'm glad for what I do have. America is a primarily Christian country and many follow the good book more than they eat, and yet most American's tend to do...this. Want, want, want. I want never gets children. Ask nicely, be patient. The world does not revolve around you.

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#9

BLPs commented on New Exploit Makes The 3DS Region Free Without ...:

@kobashi100

Sony Europe does do it worse sadly. Ever seen the PSone classic lineup? Few years wait there most times.

And if games on Nintendo consoles just for the sake of it, then so be it. To be honest, I know it doesn't seem like 50Hz TVs still go here, but I know people with them. So region locking does make sense. It's like in designing a website. Don't overload it with images and files because chances are there is someone using 56K dial-up still. It happens.

But I'm fighting a losing battle here huh? Region Locking is stupid, this exploit is the best thing ever because I can play one or two games in the future. To be honest, if I ever saw a game that was Japan or US only in a series....yeah it wouldn't bother me. I knew that there would be a business reason behind it. At which point I can say, alright, fair enough.

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#11

BLPs commented on Talking Point: The New Nintendo 3DS Could Be a...:

@rjejr

You have a point. The article compares all models of the DS family but not all models of the 3DS family. Deliberately missing information to strengthen a flawed point perhaps?

And I surely am not the only person who prefers the 3DS to the 3DS XL, right?

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#12

BLPs commented on New Exploit Makes The 3DS Region Free Without ...:

@nostalgianinja @belmont

If someone has already told me, you don't need to do it again. That just means you probably like driving the point home and making me look like an idiot (Everyone here does, don't worry :)). One reply from one person on the situation is enough thanks. :) Although I am curious how this Smealum fellow hasn't been hunted down and executed. At least he is wise enough to prevent piracy with his exploits...

Notorious EU delays? Talk to PEGI. You have to pay, send them loads of stuff and they take forever with regulations.

As for the one I noticed, Pokémon ORAS. Come on GameFreak, why a week when every language is pre-installed?

And for those saying "Great, we can import now"....

Why are you paying that much for a game? And if Region Lock was to go well, you'd probably just all spend more on importing the game from it's native region, and then Nintendo won't have any reason to put sales figures or even market in other territories. Why? Because from what they could see, people like spending more money on importing games than waiting and getting them cheaper. Humans make no sense.

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#13

BLPs commented on New Exploit Makes The 3DS Region Free Without ...:

So what...you need an SD card, a game, a bit of data and go to a site and the game auto runs?

From a technological standpoint...that makes no sense. Then again the internet is full of fakery. But what do I care. It's still violation.

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#16

BLPs commented on Nintendo of America Issues Non-Statement on th...:

To all those complaining about not getting the N3DS...well you usually get games early don't you? Sometimes you even get games we here in the EU don't get for months on end, but the moment you don't get a piece of hardware you throw your toys out of the pram.

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#19

BLPs commented on Review: Maze (Wii U eShop):

@Kirk

I do have my entire life ahead of me. I won't say how long that's expected to be though ;)

Well sometimes I prefer people to not care. XD It's less hassle and stress on me. God knows I'm ill enough already with stress.

I would send you something but...yeah I wouldn't know how since I only use Skype for file transfers of this kind to friends over in 'Merica and the only thing I do have was made in a few days in Unity as a proof of concept for my course -.-

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#20

BLPs commented on Review: Maze (Wii U eShop):

@Kirk

Eh. Damned if you do, damned if you don't I am afraid. I would prefer to just sit, be told by my friends of which I have enough to form a sample group without being too many (So like...6) that my game sucks, or my concept sucks, or whatever it may be (I've yet to have anything positive, let's say that) and then I'll take what they liked and see what I can do with it, while taking what wasn't liked and working on it elsewhere.

Ultimately though...I don't really feel secure in this industry. It's like sure, I CAN make good games (Probably) and I do have the knowledge to do so, otherwise I wouldn't be at university making games, but, to even release something at all, be it alpha or otherwise, and even if it's freeware...I just wouldn't like that. I don't know why. I have some morbid fear of it for some reason.

Hence why I just turned 19 today and realized I've done naf-all with my life XD

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#21

BLPs commented on Review: Maze (Wii U eShop):

@jedisquidward

Yeah that's probably true actually. Sometimes you can't win. Might get a desk job when I leave university. I'll be able to sit back and say, "I'm glad I never went into that industry. It's hell on Earth. One moment you either get constructive criticism, or someone tells you that the game you are making is too like the last one or something, then soon after you follow that criticism, still tells you that it's wrong".

There's an idea actually. For reviewers these days, anyone can say, "This game is good/bad and here's why". What if, instead of being overbearingly negative/positive, stating reasons and giving a recommendation and score at the end, why don't the reviewers then give the developer things they'd like to see improved. Like

"This feature worked, but could do with some improvement such as..."
"This feature didn't work, but in a different style of game it might"
"For the next game, this list of things could be tweaked or updated..."

That way, I think anyway, it would be less of a slaughter of the time the developer put into the game, and instead be a way of constructively aiding the developer in the development of their next title.

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#22

BLPs commented on Review: Maze (Wii U eShop):

As a budding developer, I know we all start somewhere, but sometimes the gaming media and general public can be critical, which is fine, and then sometimes...I don't know what to think of what they are saying. Sometimes there is no way to distinguish between hate and genuine advice. Makes me put off considering making games for release tbh.

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#24

BLPs commented on Video: Top Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Players...:

"Noob Ike. Doesn't Aether often, should counter a couple times at least, doesn't Quick-Draw enough and can't Jab."

This is popping up a lot. You aren't playing the game right. Is there a right way to play? How about having fun? No? K then.

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#30

BLPs commented on Super Smash Bros. Pro Players Tackle the Probl...:

@Nimious

Calling someone a nub/noob is a bit mean isn't it? I mean sure they aren't as skilled but you aren't exactly making them feel comfortable and willing to learn, nor are you really helping them learn. At least some in the Pokémon scene were willing to help younger or less experienced players.

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#39

BLPs commented on Super Smash Bros. Pro Players Tackle the Probl...:

@midnafanboy

And anger? With respect but...

"Let me preface this by saying that, in my opinion, IF DIDDY KONG'S UP AIR (up + A in the air) HAD ABOUT 25% LESS KO POWER, NOTHING ABOUT HIM WOULD BE UNBALANCED. "

The all caps here indicates the pro-player is angry. But that is also his opinion.

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#43

BLPs commented on Super Smash Bros. Pro Players Tackle the Probl...:

Please remember this is an opinion and is likely to offend, but as someone who can't get into competitive gaming and someone who is human and has the right to an opinion, I am allowed to state it. I fully expect backlash, and yes, it's because I don't understand all these complex mechanics or how you can be so into it, but I am looking at it in a reasonable manner of you are playing as one of many characters, with many moves and countless possibilities

1) How is this news?

2) Who the hell cares? If you can't counter it then it's on you. It's not like he holds you in place, and somehow stun locks you into submission. There will be, by statistical probability, many, MANY ways around this.

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#44

BLPs commented on Code To Unlock Contrary Serperior In Pokémon ...:

"the code can be used multiple times while it remains active."

This strikes me as odd. Every other gift in recent memory stops you getting multiple copies....

I'll believe this when I get it from a more reliable source or it is officially revealed on the Pokémon website.

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#45

BLPs commented on Code To Unlock Contrary Serperior In Pokémon ...:

So...it's a code, but is it worldwide, iis there a prefix that you need to go to a store for, where do we put it in...so on so forth. All this says is it exist, this is what it gets you.

Although this has been GameFreak tradition, wait for the Japan exclusive, for the rest to get it it'll take you going to Gamestop in the timeframe of your toaster popping. -.-

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#46

BLPs commented on Poll: Which is the Best Pokémon Game?:

@MoonKnight7

"Your battery is low". I know...

2 minutes later

"Your battery is low". plugs charger in

2 minutes later

"Your battery is low". facepalm

Its something I'm glad got shoehorned aside tbh. I think XY does a better job of being kid friendly, but kids these days....Call of Duty, you know? XD

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#47

BLPs commented on Poll: Which is the Best Pokémon Game?:

@MoonKnight7

Mega Evolution seems a bit half-thought out there. Plus, what is it with GameFreak and removing the good features but keeping the bad, or making something worse?

I mean...the seasons mechanic gave areas a change hat made it feel fresh each month. And the C-Gear, thankfully, only chirped up when you load your file, you say you want it off, and you hear no more about it. In X/Y, the PSS never shuts up and blocks access to menus and things when it chirps up. At least in ORAS you can keep it far, far away.

Plus, with Super Training, Pokémon Amie and Customisation in XY....I forgot they existed. They got heavily advertised but when the game came out...yeah....nothing. It feels rushed to pander to the competitive crowd, but most of those...words I wont use here...don't even play using the games anyway.

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#48

BLPs commented on Poll: Which is the Best Pokémon Game?:

@MoonKnight7

Let this be a testament. There are only two Pokémon games (That came in pairs, not counting third versions) that I bought both copies of. Black 2 and White 2, and Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

X and Y REALLY did bring something new to the table. I wish Poison and Steel would be upgraded offensively to better balance Fairy, and Mega Evolutions need to be given to Pokémon that need it. If they want to balance the gap between Pokémon, give these to Pokémon on the lower end of the scale, not something like Metagross, which they seem to do more than necessary, which widens the gap instead.

And ORAS, in terms of handling the Mega Evolution plot, friendship plot, Team Magma/Aqua plot, and the Pokémon League and National Dex...did it really well. If you wanted, you can ignore the Elite Four and go make another team, as I did, because you get the National Dex early. And all the story elements interconnect rather than being separate.

And on the note of the Mega Evolution storyline, it was a mystery, you used it in Shalour City, it wasn't mentioned or seen since until the final battle with Lysandre. With ORAS, it is given at a more appropriate time in the story, and the first person to use it besides yourself is the leader of the team you battle, meaning the reveal of the opponent using Mega Evolution was less out of nowhere almost scripted, and more like a real culmination of that plotline.

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#49

BLPs commented on Poll: Which is the Best Pokémon Game?:

@MoonKnight7

Ah well, those reasons are what X and Y are to me. Something didn't sit right from the get go, and upon finally playing it a month after release, I was picking it up and putting it down. The good 4 or so storylines jumped from pillar to post, notable with Team Flare only really doing something after 7 gyms are down, and your friends immediately after saying, word for word, "Okay, let's go back to adventuring" after stopping the end of the world no 5 lines of dialog earlier.

Plus, that gap in the game, between the first and second gym. That was a good 3 hours or more for me, and I kept picking it up and putting it down because it dragged, with a good while of filler in the Parfum Palace (With the only character in the game I remember because I want to see him suffer for being such a prat).

That could have been so much better placed because you just get going, get your first badge, then it slows down, and not long after your second gym match, you go through several gyms in quick succession.