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Capt_N

Capt_N

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#1

Capt_N commented on Nintendo Might Not Be Making More GameCube Con...:

@rjejr: I'm sure some person, or group has purchased, & taken apart an adapter for curiosity, or to make their own version. Assuming there is a chip inside, the removal of such could potentially make that adapter's response time slightly faster.

@Faruko: Pretty much.

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#2

Capt_N commented on Bill Trinen Confirms There'll Be More Series-S...:

Great about no scanning through the box. This can, even significantly, lower the number of factory sealed Amiibos that will eventually be floating around online(sites like eBay, Amazon, etc.), & even used game outlets(Gamestop for example). Original purchasers will have to chose, keep it factory sealed (possibly, & most likely through the years) for Collector resale (value), or open it, use it, enjoy it, & if it gets sold later, for less value, than if it were factory sealed.

Right now, though, I'm interested in my favs. Nice that Nintendo is reiterating different sets, for those that didn't know earlier.

@jariw: Toon Link, CDi Link, DIC(cartoon) Link, what do you mean "Cartoon Link"? You've piqued my curiosity.

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#5

Capt_N commented on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Pre-Purchase and P...:

Tempting to a slight degree, but it's the same price for no box, manual, insert, physical disc, the game is tied to the hardware, & I fully support physical media, since they can be sold, collected, & played on another person's machine(like a friend's). If you like digital, that's fine. I prefer physical. I still wanna get Pikmin 3, even though I have it d/ld from the 1 free game, in the MK7 bundle earlier this year.

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#6

Capt_N commented on Pikmin Short Movies Available to Buy Now on Wi...:

@sketchturner: The game is amazing! You should get it, if you like strategy games! A WU classic, to me anyway.

@Everyone_Else: Well, I'll probably d/l these, when I get e-Shop funds. $1= loosely approximately 4 min. of video runtime. I'll try it out, so if Nintendo does it again, I'll have an idea if it's worth spending. Plus, I love Pikmin 3. :)

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#7

Capt_N commented on The Original NES Duck Hunt Is Coming Soon To T...:

@Tasuki: No, since the Wiimote is being used, part of the game's core program is not as it would be on an Nes, clone system, or any other Nes cart(cartridge) capable systems, like the Retron. Now the emulator, or game(depending on how Nintendo chooses to program) will be "listening" to what it will be programmed to believe is an actual Nes Zapper, when obviously not. W/o getting too technical, the emulator running the game will tell it that every movement, & button press you make on the Wiimote is w/ the Nes Zapper, & this will allow the game to register hits/misses, pretty much in the same way it did in the physical game. The difference is the emulator intercepts hardware info, & the game no longer requires a white/black check for every time you fire. Rather, this in-game check is replaced by telling the game where your Wiimote pointer was, when you pressed the fire button. Also of note, Nintendo may add in an on-screen targeting reticule.

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#9

Capt_N commented on Every Smash Bros amiibo Will Be Compatible Wit...:

I believe the best way to use the Amiibos in Hyrule Warriors, & other games that are not a certain Amiibo line's/set's primary game, would be to unlock things that are already unlockable in the game, or even in dlc/paid dlc for that game w/o the Ammiibo. In this way, it's kinda like Smash Bros. Melee on the Gamecube; you could unlock all the fighters the easy way, by playing x # of matches, or the hard way, by performing x task. As I recall, most of Melee's secrets could be gained/unlocked this way, w/ the exception of needing certain other game save files on the memory card w/ the Melee save, for a few trophies.

I imagine this could be the case w/ Hyrule Warriors; allowing players to get things they otherwise could in-game, or in any of the HW dlc w/o Amiibo.

The whole purpose of what I'm talking about is that the Ammibos could unlock things already in-game, in free, or paid dlc. The whole purpose being the Amiibo would not be necessary for accessing something in a game, since that something is accessible in-game w/o the Amiibo, or in a free, or paid dlc pack. In other words, whatever enhancement the Amiibo gives can be gotten another way.

Hopefully for Christmas Santa will bring me some of my favorite Amiibos. Those will be keeps, not for resale(a rule I imposed on myself)!

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#10

Capt_N commented on The Original NES Duck Hunt Is Coming Soon To T...:

Fun Fact: The orange Zapper had longer range, than the original gray.

I have this on for my Nes 2.

This is great for those that don't have an Nes, or @ least other hardware that can play Nes games, like Duck Hunt. It opens the door for the possibility of other Zapper games. Hogan's Alley is fun, too.

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#11

Capt_N commented on Mario Kart 8 Software Update Will Unlock amiib...:

Nice, & more importantly, as of now, trivial to gameplay. Nintendo is smart for making them optional; essentially it is being different from the competition, & more importantly it is not necessary in addition to purchasing a game, just to play the game; this would be a plus, I think for parents, since they do not need to buy them.

I've already pre-ordered Link, & I'm looking to have my favorites; I'm hoping Rosalina will be added, & despite licensing, Mega Man too! Awesome!

The only thing Nintendo can do to please both crowds is release a set of Amiibo that have optional use, & another set entirely that are required for gameplay. I like them as collectables for myself, & for resale. These will be a dream come true, since resellers will be too greedy, & I can easily undercut them, & get a sale.

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#12

Capt_N commented on Pikachu Takes Centre Stage at Macy's Thanksgiv...:

A house full of 15 ppl, turkey, filling/stuffing, pumpkin pie, cheesecake, green, & black olives, good times. Usually for courtesy my relatives' boyfriends have the tv for football games, esp. post-Thanksgiving dinner. Ugh... football. But not this year! My WU's 1st Thanksgiving, & Christmas! (Off-tv Gamepad Power, Baby!) :) Anyway, they sorta watch while the rest of the group frantically goes through fliers for Black Friday sales. I'm not a bf shopper for a variety of reasons, mainly the unnecessary violence all for what is usually a bait-&-switch pulled off by stores, despite said practice being illegal here in America, though the retailers generally do have 1 of said item, so they can technically not be lying.

Anyway, the parade does generally get put on for a little bit, each year. I've never been to a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. But I do love to see my favorite floats, game themed, or not! I like the Paddington Bear, & Thomas floats. Good old childhood. I'm not a Pokemon fan, though I guess Pikachu is either majorly permission requested for licensed use, &/or Nintendo feels that the character is a good, or better representation of the co. than Mario is (@ least for the audience they suspect will be watching, &/or attending).

Sometimes I wonder if Nintendo really does not know how to advertise to an American audience. I don't see them advertising Ammibo, Smash, or WU during Thanksgiving Day Parade commercial breaks. I'd be amazed to a degree, if they did.

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#14

Capt_N commented on Preview: Using amiibo with Super Smash Bros. f...:

The Amiibo E3 prototype models done what they were supposed to (do): look high quality eye-catching, collectable, & have great potential. It's reasonable that the final production quality, in terms of details @ least, is less-stellar looking than the E3 prototypes. I would prefer a $20-30 price, along w/ the Amiibos being literally sold as a Collector's item, but I am fine for this.

Perhaps Nintendo does not yet know what to do w/ these, but has some idea, kinda like the story w/ the GamePad. I still will be investing in these, as an eBay seller, & for myself getting as many of my favorites as I can. Edit: I'm going to buy these, b/c I believe these will have value as collectables, & I'm fairly interested in seeing where Nintendo takes these, as a game concept, & just concept in general. Edit #2: I see some sort of value in the long-run, collectable, &/or functional.

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#15

Capt_N commented on Luigi's Mansion Arcade May Potentially Be a Th...:

@rjejr: I think WWHD was so the WU had a Zelda game w/in the first year, or so of its existence(whatever time it came out I don't recall). Plus, as I understand it, WW was eventually considered a popular Zelda, if it wasn't to begin w/.

@Nicolai: Arcades may very well return, due to nostalgia of the concept w/ gamers my age(29), & older.

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#16

Capt_N commented on Region-Locking May Be a Thing of the Past Soon...:

"Unofficial translation" probably means it(the text) was taken w/ hopeful bias (on part of the translator). It's possible it could happen this gen,... or next, but I somehow doubt it. Nintendo, & their audience is more lenient of things, than the NoA sub-division, & their audience is; They like to play family-friendly here in America, while in Japan they don't feel advertising Bayanetta in cooperation w/ Playboy is detrimental to their public image.

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#17

Capt_N commented on Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Online Braw...:

This is sadly a symptom of rushing a game, not taking breaks, & not trusting your team to help carryout workload. Not saying that this particular glitch is for a fact, in existence b/c of that, but that taking breaks, not rushing any of the development processes, definitely not (rushing) the programming, & trusting your team to help w/ the workload can counter these kinds of things. Still, as Manaphy2007 above said, "...bugs will always appear no matter how near perfect a game is". This is fact.

I wonder though, if it is a permaban, or glitch? I would assume that since Smash (in particular) is a fighting game, & just playing the game, or any game(MK8 for instance), you would have to pro-actively try to get permabanned, b/c while you can, & are in a technical sense, able to harass other players by targeting only, or @ least mostly them, it's not directly harassment like sending hateful messages on Miiverse, as it is more of just playing the game, & targeting a specific opponent.

i think the problem, or perceived problem(if this is not a glitch, but intended), could be easily solved by allowing one of the selectable rules of online matches to host, or join be/allow host players themselves to have access to choosing a pre-designed "rule set" for the match, on what is acceptable, & what isn't. Think of the possibilities, if that were handled correctly. Edit: I emphasize "pre-set" so it would be easier for the servers to handle, & easier for players/ppl to get accustomed to; everybody has what they want.

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#18

Capt_N commented on Sounds Like Super Smash Bros. Director Masahir...:

@Yorumi: i agree. His problems seem to be mostly from his lack of trust.

@umegames: It's very nice to see someone that places proper priority to things. Few ppl in today's world look at their lives, families, & personal values in the proper context of being radically more important than money, & other things less trivial than that(money); both of which(the trivial things, & especially the money) can, & mostly do have a temporary existence in one's life.

@Everyone_Else: Yeah, it could be argued his way of directing is very Japanese, & that as such he strives to perfection beyond healthy limits. On the flipside, however, it could be counter-argued that (even) better management of his time/workload, & his team's time/workload than he currently might do(whether he publicly says it, or not) would be beneficial, & I'm talking in terms of taking realistic breaks. Yeah, there's a deadline, since Nintendo is a co. that (like any other) wants money/profits by no later than such, & such a set time/date. Taking breaks can, & does yield better, & even much superior work, than just tirelessly pushing through.

Yeah, he does deserve a break, but his mindset, & lack of trusting his team to help, is of his own doing. That is, of course, assuming he had near complete control. or @ least a highly influential hand in cherry-picking out his (individual) team members. Edit: Even if he had 0 control over who his team is comprised of, as a leader of the group, he should have learned early-on in Smash development the specialties, & weaknesses of each team member, to capitalize on their abilities, not only for the quick, & therefore less costly, production/development run of the game, but also for the well-being of his team, & himself.

Also, I'm looking forward to Smash WU. It looks great as far as I'm concerned. :)

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#20

Capt_N commented on Nintendo Download: 30th October (North America):

@Giygas_95: No kidding! Only seen clips of the show, but (I) don't really like it. To each his/her own, though.

@rjejr: Though this is unrelated to the weekly d/l, I know you are interested in the Amiibos, about like I am. I was in Target yesterday, & Nintendo has already given them the advertisement card for Ammibo, showing the Amiibos for Peach, Pikachu, Mario, Yoshi, & Link. The card ad goes on to talk about leveling up your Amiibo to lvl 50 "to crush your opponents", more Amiibos w/ compatible games coming soon, highlighting no need for a "portal", & directing readers to Amiibo.com.

@SavoirFaire: I think we may again see e-Shop card discounts. More e-Shop titles, so Nintendo can stand to sell them a bit cheaper, for more long-run profits.

@BinaryFragger: DK64

@Everyone_Else: I'll be looking into Pixel paint. Concept sounds neat! Though it'll have to wait on the back burner. Other priorities that are more important.

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#21

Capt_N commented on Feature: Ten Games That Are Perfect For Hallow...:

Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon. While on the topic of halloween, the ¢99 black cat theme is actually pretty nice for the 3ds. Look up the music on Youtube, "The Black Cat's Dance"; it sounds so much like (the GCN) Animal Crossing, though I imagine since most of the 3ds music does, it is probably the same composer. Also of note, a few notes from Totaka's song are the theme for the "Health & Safety" application.

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#22

Capt_N commented on Video: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Opening Cin...:

As some have said, the budget was probably blown, & this had to be unintended extra money spent, or @ least, & more likely, the budget ceiling for the game was getting closer around the time when this (video) was being made, or planned.

Yeah, not as great as Melee's, but still great nonetheless. Also, as some have said, we have seen a lot of what this footage would otherwise reveal, so that contributes to the less-than-stellar perspective. Still great, & yes, Melee also used in-game footage.

I'm hoping to get this for (this) Christmas.

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#24

Capt_N commented on Nintendo Outlines Generous eShop Publication P...:

@MikeLove: Awesome icon, & username.

@ogo79: " its a modern game" What do mean, by that? An indie game, or what? I'm just curious, that's all.

@Darknyht: "...but I fear it may be a case of too little, too late." Unless this policy changes before this Nintendo console, &/or handheld gen ends, the next console, &/or handheld from Nintendo will begin it's life(span) w/ this policy. I guess it all depends on how this turns out for Nintendo.

@TrueWiiMaster: More over time, I see some gamers separating a game's theme from gameplay, &/or subtle context. It's kinda like Metroid Other M, as an example; I've never played it, but I've heard that the gameplay was not necessarily great, but decent, & that ultimately, the story was what totaled that game, or that @ least was the main, & common criticism of the game. Another example of gameplay vs. theme would be Senran Kagura Burst: The gameplay may, or may not be a decent side-scroller, while the theme is supposed to be erotic anime, or @ least provocative anime.

I have no interest in a game that outright proactively mocks my faith, or Judaism. While BoI's gameplay may be decent, or better, the game's theme is the turn-off for me. I find the theme, & therefore the game itself, as offensive as you do. I also feel that the game does a worse thing to Christianity, & Judaism. True, on some levels, ppl could say it's satire, while others could, & would seriously take away some of the context, satire, or not, as how those faiths really are, & act. Sadly, Christianity, & Judaism are the faiths most likely to get a bad rap, b/c there have been, are, & will always be ppl that claim to follow those faiths, even though they really don't, &/or they use the stating, &/or claiming of their faith for horrendous acts, as UnrandomSam(comment #29) said above. Make no mistake, however, this "I'm a (insert faith)" happens to all faiths, which contributes to giving them a bad name.

Nintendo will let it get put on the e-Shop, if they see profits to be made from such a move. After all, they're going to try to make money like any co. does. Edit: By contrast, Nintendo also was heavy-handed against games containing any religious context, or imagery in the 80's, & 90's; they also would not license the Wisdom Tree games, although those games weren't exactly the best in my opinion. Ironically, there were actually a load of Nes games that slipped through Nintendo's radar(mostly religiously oriented content) during that time. Edit: http://www.jjmccullough.com/Nintendo.php

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#25

Capt_N commented on Nintendo Download: 23rd October (North America):

@Ralizah: I get what you're saying, & you're right, though I also give some value to games in physical form. Don't get me wrong, I love the GBC Shantae, & I plan on eventually purchasing RR, & definitely AtPC. I'm just saying I also give value to a game if it can be physically purchased. I voted for AtPC, b/c I definitely wanna get it. Right now, though, Christmas gifts for my family, supplies for my continued e-Baying, & bills have higher priority. Even that Smash WU + Free Amiibo from TRU, I'm getting for re-sale; I would love to get it for myself. I have a high feeling AtPC will be worth it! I like Mighty Switch Force/2(both games), & I love Shantae GBC.

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#26

Capt_N commented on Nintendo Download: 23rd October (North America):

@Ralizah: That's probably largely due to those games being expected to be full retail in price, as well as it can be purchased in physical copy.

@Everyone_Else: I voted for Shantae, though I'm not getting it; a pre-order of Smash WU + Free Amiibo from Toys R' Us is a higher priority, though even that is going to have to wait just a bit(hopefully just a few days), b/c Christmas is around the corner, & Christmas gifts, plus things necessary to keep my momentum of making income, are of more importance. Besides, I have a feeling Nintendo may do another pre-paid e-Shop card sale around, &/or after this Christmas, like they did last year. The e-Shop is the least of my wallet's concerns @ the moment.

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#27

Capt_N commented on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Live Nintendo Dire...:

@rjejr: Just a heads up: A user here named player310 made me aware that Toys R' Us here in NA, are doing a 1 free Amiibo with Smash deal(on their site, on the WU Smash page). So, that's nice for your wallet, for your kids. I know how you keep talking about Amiibo, just thought you'd like to know, especially given how their recent mini-catalog completely lacks WU anything.

@ShadJV: That's a really good question. I imagine it's the latter("...just 50 things that are new to the series (but will include things already revealed that are nonetheless new").

@Everyone_Else: I'll either see it live, or more likely a portion of it live. 6pm I might be able to see the whole thing, provided I'm home.

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#28

Capt_N commented on Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Launch Trailer ...:

"...whether this is on your wishlist for this week's download update." Yeah, but again, this is going on the back burner for me. Cash is limited. I'm gonna try, & take advantage of that Toys R' Us Smash WU+Free Amiibo (deal). Plus, around Christmas this year, Nintendo may do another (w/ again Best Buy, &/or Target) prepaid e-Shop card sale, as they did last year. That would be the time I would get this; For Christmas.

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#29

Capt_N commented on Feature: A Week of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and...:

@BensonUii: In the Classic series portion of the Mega Man franchise, a lot of the main characters are named after music terminology. Mega Man's name is Rock, his little sister's Roll, his older brother is Proto-Man(Blues in Japan), his dog is Rush, his cat is Tango, he has a pet bird named Beat. Mega Man's enemy, Dr. Wily, created Bass, & his wolf Treble(Gospel in Japan) as an attempt to make robots of similar capabilities to Mega Man, & Rush.

@player310: Thanks much for that info! That sounds great for me, as I live in NA! I wouldn't have known that, as Toy's R' Us Christmas mini catalog literally has no WU anything! I know I'm not the only one, as there is a user here, that said the exact same thing!

@Everyone_Else: All the Mega Man trophies! :)

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#30

Capt_N commented on 3DS Homebrew Hacker Makes Progress on New Nint...:

@Spoony_Tech: " not advertise he is doing this and keep it to himself?!" Being public about it helps draw attention to what he/she/they have managed to do thus far, & that however sizable the amount of progress, it is progress, & encourages others of like mind to join their efforts with his. This, in turn, helps speed up the project, & potentially expands the original limits, & goals of the project.

@Sforzando: "Why is making it run games from any region questionable in any way?" It is if doing so breaks the ToS(Terms of Service)/EULA(End User License Agreement). It's probably covered/included in some fashion in the Tos/EULA you may have agreed to for using Miiverse, the 3ds e-Shop, or any portion of the Nintendo Network.

"You shouldn't have to pay for games as old as the NES or SNES" I can see making them cheaper throughout the years, as they age, but I can also understand they want to continue to make money off their old products. It's totally within their right, just as it is for any holder of copyrighted material to sell, or give for free.

"emulators themselves are legal any way you look at it." Provided the emulator does not contain any copyrighted bios code from the device being emulated, you are correct.

@Kaze_Memaryu: The problem is the ppl who abuse this much open access to the hardware. Laws exist b/c of law-breakers. For example, if everyone could be trusted to drive safely, & attentively on the road, cops, pole-cameras, & even to a large degree traffic lights would be almost useless.

@Everyone_Else: Like I've said before, even if Nintendo gave away games, & hardware for free, at least someone would still hack their systems, b/c there are ppl who do it just to do it, for the fun, &/or the claimed/supposed functionality.

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#32

Capt_N commented on I Had No Idea If I Was Fighting Demons, Dragon...:

@jariw: Oh, I'm not saying "We're already at a low point, so what's the hurt in going lower?". I'm simply saying that in my opinion, it's completely normal for a guy to remark about a woman being beautiful. I don't consider it sad, or pathetic. I believe a line can be, & often is crossed, where commentors, &/or article writers can get lewd, & perverse, but simply remarking on a woman's beauty, or a man's handsomeness does no harm. For the record, I'm talking about both online, & offline forums, & publications.

@k8sMum: To my knowledge, he's not married, so... there ya go. On the other hand, he may prefer being single, in which case, "Please understand".

@Ralizah: "how little she really has to go on." That very same thing atm makes me wonder if this is why Mark Hamill doesn't do the Joker anymore. I know that's not relevant to B2, but what made me think of it were the Arkham games. Furthermore, it seems that Vas have an easier time on games less-plot heavy; Charles Martinet comes to mind(Let's-a go!).

@Everyone_Else: I bet the "grunts" were killer on her vocal chords, like she kinda said. It eventually bothers my throat when I imitate Christian Bale Batman for longer than maybe a minute, or 2. I think recording studios should be using more audio tech to alleviate such things.

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#33

Capt_N commented on I Had No Idea If I Was Fighting Demons, Dragon...:

@WinterWarm: "Why does that even matter? They never talk about her talent or work, just her looks. It's a problem that needs to be fixed and it's the reason you see the misrepresentation of gamers in the media as people ( usually guys ) who can't play a game with a woman in it without fantasizing about her."

For myself, the answer to why is sometimes humor, & sometimes my honest opinion. For example, this past E3 had Nintendo showing off their games via their Treehouse branch(pun intended), & the man(forgot his name), & woman(Krista) from Nintendo Minute. For a part of the NL coverage of E3, I kept going on about how Krista was beautiful. She was alright looking, but it was more of a joke.

On the other hand, sometimes I will comment on a woman's beauty, but also show I am interested in the other topic material, such as the comment I made above.

Gamers in general, just unfortunately get a bad rap anyway.

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#34

Capt_N commented on I Had No Idea If I Was Fighting Demons, Dragon...:

@WinterWarm: Well, she does have a beautiful face.

@Everyone_Else: Not interested in the game, but the explanations of how the VAs go about their work is kinda interesting. Also, I do know a few women who are loyal. Also, with how gamers, & gamer press can be about leaking anything game related online, I'm kinda not surprised by the script withholding from the vas(voice actors).

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#35

Capt_N commented on The Club Nintendo Rewards for October Have Bee...:

Tempted to get Kirby DC, or Kid Icarus, though I'm close to Platinum (status), so why stop? Yeah, I know Club coins never decrease toward Gold/Platinum status, post purchase, Or at least, it didn't use to. Still, I'm hoping for a return of physical rewards(they require coin hording though, so spending on games is a no-no); they go good on eBay; & I sell for a reasonable price, that still gives me profit.

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#37

Capt_N commented on Inquisitive Gamers Stumble Across Potential eS...:

Intriguing, though it will probably be of little use to me, since I don't leave my hardware in modes to do things when powered down. Also, I wouldn't want to enter any card data, even on my pc, as that data would follow, & be accessible on my WU, which is what I feel is quite unsecured; better just to continue using the pre-paid (e-Shop) cards.

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#39

Capt_N commented on Captain Toad's Joined by Toadette in Treasure ...:

@R_Champ: "Now if we could only get Daisy in a non-sports type of game..." I totally agree. I like Daisy, & Rosalina both. Both characters need to be added into main Mario titles. Perhaps even if expected, Daisy could be who Luigi rescues, or like Rosalina, Daisy doesn't need rescuing. Just a thought to run w/.

@Everyone_Else: This is looking good! Might have to tell "Santa" I've added this to my Christmas "list". Gameplay looks (really) great for a puzzle game. (Edit: My family might be able to play this, & I totally dig that!) Christmas day, I might unwrap, & find this, & Smash! Who knows Not counting Christmas day itself, or the day we're currently on(as I never do count the target calendar date, or day we're currently on), there are 75 days (left) to Christmas, & 47 days (left) to Thanksgiving! Also of note, there are 41 days til Smash on WU!

Wow! Just wow! Smash 3ds, Shantae AtPC, Gunman Clive 2, Smash WU, Capt Toad TT! What a loaded ending to a year! Q4... just loaded.

Lastly, speaking of Christmas, all these e-Shop titles, people should hold off until Thanksgiving, & Christmas, perhaps even after as well. Nintendo may very well do another e-Shop card sale @ Best Buy, Target, &/or elsewhere anywhere around before Thanksgiving til after Christmas, to maybe even in the new year! Just a thought to run w/! :)

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#40

Capt_N commented on Video: Let's Play Mario Kart 8 With Lydia:

@SethNintendo: No, I can take only so much of it. I like to play, too. Lemme put it this way - I prefer to play, than to watch, but I don't mind watching other players, just not for too long. Man/boy, or woman/girl, as long as their skill, &/or commentary is high quality, & something relative, & constructive dialogue to/about the game. Edit: Btw, cool icon.

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#41

Capt_N commented on Video: Let's Play Mario Kart 8 With Lydia:

@Omarpixel9: Thanks, I said that particular tip, b/c that happens to me often in the game. That is why I suggested she keep a shell always armed, caused I learned to.

@Darknyht: The piling on is obnoxious. I get hit by, say a shell, then by another item; sometimes, though rarely, 3 in a row. Though, to be full circle on the issue, I recently once told one of my racing buddies via Miiverse, that I don't feel too bad getting beaten by other players in MK7/8, b/c I feel it's more skill-driven like the original game(SMK), than MKW, & when I lose, it's usually b/c the other players are more skilled racers in general, at a particular track, &/or know how/where on any given track to best use certain items to their advantage.

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#42

Capt_N commented on Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy States a ...:

@RennanNT: Example: $4.99 on ios, but $29.99 on e-Shop? Also, I already mentioned Nintendo's serious failing in the arena of accounts. The argument could be made that I have spend that, or more on multiple d/ls from the e-Shop, but I just can't see myself d/ling this. Furthermore, I have d/led, & enjoyed the Dual Destinies demo. However, to me, the series seems to me, to lack replayability once you know the plot, & the conflicting statements/stories from the witnesses. Edit: Furthermore, I have a feeling that Capcom could seriously do this physical retail, if they truly wanted to. I imagine they have the bank(or more commonly, enough money in their bank) to do it.

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#45

Capt_N commented on Video: Let's Play Mario Kart 8 With Lydia:

She is on the attractive side. Tip: Keep a shell always armed, so as to guarantee a buffer, & less importantly, have a shell to fire backwards at the other racers in other positions behind you.

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#47

Capt_N commented on Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Finally Shakes ...:

@YuuMonMu: In addition to what Spoony_Tech, & Storytime7 said, I think it also has to do with the fact that SAtPC is the 3rd entry in the "bit series", a series that is supposed to be in the form of an 8, or 16-bit side-scroller/platformer with a decent length, challenge, & replayability of a game from that time. Those qualities will tell if the game is worth, or even more than that ($20) price-value ratio. Shantae is a pretty popular ip from WayForward, the next in popularity from them would be the Mighty Switch Force games, I think.

@R_Champ: I don't imagine they think they're EA. I do, however, think (that) they think their fans are willing to pay that much, &/or they believe the original Shantae's high price is an indication of the high quality, &/or demand of the series, possibly influencing their perspective on price point.

@Everyone_Else: I still plan on getting this on 3DS, but it will have to wait for awhile/on the back burner, & while I do take care to only spend any amount(cheap, or expensive) on where/what I think will have value to me, this being about 20, & 1/2 bucks will make me put the game more under a microscope, than its much cheaper predecessors. I am also aware that the original is available cheaper than it originally sold for years ago, during print.

Capt_N

#50

Capt_N commented on Gallery: A Closer Look at the Six New amiibo F...:

I may get only my favorites, & maybe even use them. I will, however, try to also get the popular ones to save for however long(perhaps years) down the road, & flip them for a realistic for me, but truly affordable for them(buyer) profit.