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GamerZack87

GamerZack87

"Hi! I'm Zack, and I'm a gamer!"

Male, 26, Australia

I've been playing Nintendo and PlayStation since the 90s, so I'm a gamer at heart. I play each edition of Dungeons & Dragons as both a player and Dungeon Master; I've created several settings for use with D&D. I'm also a fan of Power Rangers.

Joined:
Fri 27th March, 2009

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GamerZack87

#7

GamerZack87 commented on Talking Point: The Super Smash Bros. 3DS Demo ...:

"As a promotion it's particularly clever — target your most enthusiastic consumers and give them the means to share their excitement."

I wonder...did this promotion skip Australia entirely? If Nintendo really was targeting its elite CN members, then either they did skip Oceania (again) or I guess I'm not an elite (21,250 Stars and 116 registered items including one of each home console and two of each handheld console since CN's Aussie debut). :(

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#8

GamerZack87 commented on Weirdness: There Are Super Smash Bros. for Nin...:

This behaviour is appalling. As much as I would like a copy of the demo with unlimited uses, I wouldn't accept an offer from anybody who tried to sell one to me, even if only for a few dollars. If I was one of the lucky few to receive four codes (which I doubt I would have anyway given that I'm an Aussie), I would have generously given my spares to anybody who wanted one. :(

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#12

GamerZack87 commented on Feature: The Nintendo 64 Controller and the Ri...:

@Kirk (#9) Well said. I have to agree whole-heartedly with every single point. :)

I remember back in the day, I couldn't quite figure out how to hold the N64 Controller; I spent years holding the left prong and stretching my thumb across to the Analog Stick before I thought to hold the centre prong! :D

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#14

GamerZack87 commented on Gallery: It's OK, We Want Each And Every One O...:

I'm not sure how many other people realise this, but I figured out that the consoles come with a set of plates pre-installed (plain white or plain black), so there are technically 40 different designs at launch! :O

As for which ones I'd pick...I guess I'd choose the plain ones: green, magenta, turquoise, yellow, purple, brown, red and blue. The cyan-coloured Mario-themed design is neat too, as is the metallic Mario one. :)

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#15

GamerZack87 commented on Gallery: It's OK, We Want Each And Every One O...:

I'm not sure how many other people realise this, but I figured out that the consoles come with a set of plates pre-installed (plain white or plain black), so there are technically 40 different designs at launch! :O

As for which ones I'd pick...I guess I'd choose the plain ones: green, magenta, turquoise, yellow, purple, brown, red and blue. The cyan-coloured Mario-themed design is neat too, as is the metallic Mario one. :)

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#16

GamerZack87 commented on Gallery: It's OK, We Want Each And Every One O...:

I'm not sure how many other people realise this, but I figured out that the consoles come with a set of plates pre-installed (plain white or plain black), so there are technically 40 different designs at launch! :O

As for which ones I'd pick...I guess I'd choose the plain ones: green, magenta, turquoise, yellow, purple, brown, red and blue. The cyan-coloured Mario-themed design is neat too, as is the metallic Mario one. :)

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#17

GamerZack87 commented on Gallery: It's OK, We Want Each And Every One O...:

I'm not sure how many other people realise this, but I figured out that the consoles come with a set of plates pre-installed (plain white or plain black), so there are technically 40 different designs at launch! :O

As for which ones I'd pick...I guess I'd choose the plain ones: green, magenta, turquoise, yellow, purple, brown, red and blue. The cyan-coloured Mario-themed design is neat too, as is the metallic Mario one. :)

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#18

GamerZack87 commented on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS S...:

@Grumblevolcano @dinosauryoshi I've been wondering the same thing for a while, too. The way I see it, it'll be Green, Pink, Cyan, Yellow, Red and Blue, plus either Purple and Orange or Black and White. The latter two appear in so many Mario spin-off titles; for that reason, as well as a nod to the Yoshi's Island series and Super Mario Sunshine, I think Purple Yoshi and Orange Yoshi deserve a chance to shine...erm, excuse the pun.

Of course, the ultimate outcome would be Yoshi being a special case, receiving 12 colour variations (Green, Pink, Cyan, Yellow, Purple, Orange, Red, Blue, Black, White, Magenta and Brown): Every Yoshi in one game for the very first time! :)

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#19

GamerZack87 commented on Video: This is a Video Game:

I still remember that Christmas morning, all the way back in 1997, when my brother and I found a shiny new Nintendo 64 under the tree. It not only jump-started my love of gaming, but also caused me to bond with quite possibly my favourite Marioverse character(s), Yoshi. :)

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#24

GamerZack87 commented on Nintendo Confirms amiibo Launch Range of 12 Fi...:

Bye-bye Skylanders, hello amiibo! I'm thinking of Yoshi as being one of my first characters. ;)

By the way, who else thinks that this will be the initial roster of characters in the new games, with all the rest being unlockable? :)

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#36

GamerZack87 commented on Nintendo Download: 21st August (Europe):

Wow, that's not a bad price for WDC, and just when I was getting back into Yu-Gi-Oh! too! ;)

"this fourth and final entry on the venerable portable"
@ThomasBW84 But...I thought they made five MM games for Game Boy. My collection plan is mapped out to accommodate five games! :(

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#38

GamerZack87 commented on The Pokémon Trading Card Game Is Coming To iP...:

For years I've thought a spiritual successor to Pokémon Trading Card Game and Pokémon Card GB 2: Here Comes Team GR! would be fantastic on the Nintendo DS or 3DS. It seems as though the closest we're likely to get to a new installment on DS is the Learn-to-Play software included in the Japanese BW Hajimete Set +. :|

As for the iPad software, if it really is a portable version of the TCGO, then awesome! I'm all for it! :)

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#40

GamerZack87 commented on The Virtual Boy is 19 Years Old, Probably Hasn...:

"For a number of years it was left ignored by Nintendo, airbrushed from history"

@ThomasBW84 It did make an appearance in Pokémon Gold and Silver as a hidden room decoration, however. The only way to get one is through Mystery Gift, so I imagine only a handful of lucky Trainers managed to get their hands on one. ;)

"It doesn't have a European anniversary to celebrate, as it never had a release in the region."

That's why I'd never heard of it until the early 00's, when I was reading my bro's Pokémon Crystal strategy guide: I was reading up about all the goodies you could earn for your bedroom through Mystery Gift, and amongst the assortment of consoles from the venerable NES to the classic Nintendo 64, I saw the words "Virtual Boy". For a long time I wondered what these two words meant, only to eventually discover the truth. :O

Now I'd like to see these games released on 3DS as either VC titles or 3D Classics, possibly with optional full-colour mode. :D

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#41

GamerZack87 commented on Talking Point: Nintendo's Ambitious amiibo Pla...:

I'm pumped for amiibo for sure! I'm even contemplating not getting the next Skylanders game so I can collect some of these instead. ;)

For the Super Smash Bros. series of figures, I'll likely only get one character from each franchise, unless there are two in a franchise which I really like. If a franchise only has one representative, such as Yoshi or Villager, it makes my decision very easy. And as for Wii Fit Trainer...well, I'm currently undecided.

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#43

GamerZack87 commented on Weirdness: Yoshi's Real Name Is Both Silly and...:

By the way, does anybody have any classic guides or manuals which specifically state that Bowser's Minions the Koopalings are Bowser's children?! From what I recall the most recent manuals to state this fact are the ones for SMA2 and SMA4, so just a decade ago they were, at least in the west, Bowser's kids. So:

Yoshi = Dinosaur? Yes.
Koopalings = Bowser's kids? Yes.
Waluigi = Related to Wario? Uh...I guess that one's still a mystery among mysteries. ;)

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#44

GamerZack87 commented on Weirdness: Yoshi's Real Name Is Both Silly and...:

The Japanese word for dinosaur is kyōryū, which can be read as "fear dragon"; therefore, dinosaurs are dragons anyway, meaning Yoshi could be considered both, either or neither, the latter because Yoshi generally isn't fearsome.

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#47

GamerZack87 commented on Gallery: A Closer Look At 13 amiibo Toys:

From that list I'd choose: Mario, Donkey Kong, Yoshi, Pikachu, Kirby, Fox and Villager; the reason being that I'd only like one character from each franchise in amiibo form, and I've already ear-marked Toon Link as my representative for The Legend of Zelda. I did want Marth, but since Lucina and Robin were revealed I may change my mind. :)

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#49

GamerZack87 commented on Feature: Where Are The Super Nintendo 3D Class...:

3D Classics versions of Super Mario Kart, Starwing (Star Fox) and F-Zero would be awesome in every definition of the word. I would also consider Super Metroid as a possibility. The tricky part would be deciding which of my consoles gets which games. ;)