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Male, United States

Favorite Series: Ace Attorney, Pokemon, Trauma Center, Smash Bros., Paper Mario, Animal Crossing, Pikmin, Legend of Zelda, Advance Wars, Fire Emblem, Mother. In addition to video games, I play Cardfight Vanguard (Tsukuyomi), and Weiss Schwarz (English Sword Art Online and Japanese Accel World).

Wed 6th Jun 2012

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Intrepid commented on Review: Mario Kart DS (Wii U eShop / DS):

I was extremely good at snaking and consistently broke time trials records and won online races (except when AR cheaters were playing). People who were complaining about snaking being a cheating technique/not being able to do it always confused me because it was relatively easy to learn and pull off with minimal practice. It isn't a glitch; just because it wasn't an intended technique doesn't mean the player is exceeding the limits of what the game is allowing them to do. There is no glitching or hacking involved.



Intrepid commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@Rocky2418 Yeah, the same same color can go through different shades across systems. I remember not liking the blue of the normal XL and waited a black one instead. Now I find a blue I like and we can't have it. If there wasn't any region lock this wouldn't have been a problem.

Sorry to hear that you also got screwed out of a color you wanted. Hopefully Nintendo will release the Metallic Blue system over here eventually.



Intrepid commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

The thing that bothers me the most, and that I have not seen mentioned, is that the Metallic Blue color for the XL was changed to New Red for the U.S.. Blue is my favorite color, and while I'm happy for the people who like red, I don't want the system unless the blue color comes over here. I lost interest in the New 3DS instantly because of that.



Intrepid commented on The November Club Nintendo Rewards Are Now Up ...:

If Nintendo actually had a few decent physical rewards and a better selection of digital games, the service could be turned completely around. As it stands though, it seems Nintendo just wants to make our coins expire...

We've seen most of these games before too, which just makes it worse. An option to convert coins into eShop credit would be amazing, not that I would ever expect such a thing too happen.



Intrepid commented on Wii U Owner Proves That Rejecting The End-User...:

It's really the principle of the matter. Someone should not be locked out of their console just because they disagree with some of the terms (they should still be able to use it offline at least if that's what has to happen). I trust Nintendo and would agree anyway, but letting Nintendo make changes without further permission is kind of worrisome. For example, I've seen user interfaces for computers and phones change over the years, and I never liked the newer ones. If they automatically changed without giving the option to update, then I wouldn't like that.

Besides, with the potential for updates to brick or cause glitches, I would rather download later than others so I can see if there's a problem with a particular update before I determine it's safe.



Intrepid commented on Exclusive: TriForce Johnson Announces The Lege...:

You know, I never really understood the fan timelines and the official timeline with the branching paths. I always felt it was one flowing timeline, with Ocarina of Time -> Majora's Mask -> Twilight Princess -> Wind Waker, in that order.

As soon as Link was returned to the past by Zelda at the end of OoT, the future timeline ceased to exist, because Zelda then told everyone about Ganon's plot and he was captured before he could act upon the events that created the future timeline. Link then went to Termina and never returned, and TP Link stepped in to stop Ganon in his absence. Then the Great Flood from WW occurred an unknown amount of time after the events of TP. Of course, I haven't played these games in a while so I may be missing some details, but that's roughly how I see it.

Despite the cries of some stating it's useless to consider the notion of a unified timeline for all the games, it's definitely an element of the Zelda series I find fascinating.



Intrepid commented on This Adorable Yoshi Plush Soft Toy Is Now Avai...:

@SebCroc You know, I had heard of Etsy before, but I never really looked at all the stuff people make on there until now, and I must say, I'm really impressed. I might end up learning to crochet so that I can make all of these for myself. Thanks for the tip!



Intrepid commented on This Adorable Yoshi Plush Soft Toy Is Now Avai...:

Everyone's coins will expire before NoA Club Nintendo gets anything even remotely decent. I would be all over this Yoshi plush were it available, but as it stands I'll just have to skip it. I guess I'd rather wait for a Yoshi plush styled after Yoshi's Woolly World anyway.



Intrepid commented on Gallery: A Closer Look at the GameCube-Inspire...:

If they made a Luigi controller or made the Yoshi controller Green on top, then I would consider getting one of these. I'm not a fan though of connecting my controllers to Wii Remotes, so I'll probably end up skipping these anyway. They do look rather nice though.



Intrepid commented on Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 Confirmed...:

Of all the things Bamco had the ability to bring over, they chose this awful thing. It's things like this that force me to import much more worthy Bandai Namco games, like Girls und Panzer: Senshado Kiwamemasu for Vita. I would have liked an English version of that, but it looks like they have their hands tied with Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 instead.



Intrepid commented on NES Remix Titles Coming in Physical Version to...:

As a physical gamer who downloaded NES Remix a few days ago as my platinum reward, I'm pretty damn upset. If Nintendo had announced this sooner, I would have gotten something else.

Don't get me wrong; I'm happy to see this get a physical release and will happily get it all the same, but I'm very annoyed that my platinum download is effectively wasted now.



Intrepid commented on Cross-Buy is Now a Thing on Nintendo Platforms:

A third-party game in one part of the world get's this feature, and the title makes it sound like it affects everything now. Even the subtitle made no clarification about it. Seems a little unfair that NL would allow such a misleading title to appear on one of their articles.

Something like this would have sounded better:
Title: Squids Odyssey to be Cross-Buy on Nintendo eShop
Subtitle: First instance of Cross-Buy on Nintendo Systems

That way, there's no raised expectations going into the article. Just my opinion.



Intrepid commented on Mario Kart Month: A Brief History Of Mario Kar...:

I feel the same way as @Rob_mc_1 I just don't see how hitting the person in 1st is helpful to the person in last place. I pretty much consider it a waste of an item whenever I get one, as I could have gotten something else that would have been more immediately helpful to me.



Intrepid commented on Feature: Bandai Namco Characters We'd Love to ...:

I'm in the camp that feels that just because Namco is working on the game, it does not mean that any Namco characters will be in it. I really wouldn't want want any of them in the game either, but if Pac-Man ends up in it then I guess so be it.



Intrepid commented on Feature: 10 Nintendo DS Games We Want To See O...:

I would really like to see Advance Wars, Trauma Center Under the Knife 2, Ace Attorney, Okamiden, and Golden Sun the most on WiiU VC.

I just realized: This may be a new way for Capcom to release Ace Attorney Investigations 2, as it's to late for a retail release, and there's no sign of 3DS getting DS VC games. Not saying Capcom would do it, but it opens up a new possibility to release the game w/o a retail release.



Intrepid commented on Feature: Nintendo Games We'd Love to See in 2014:

No Advance Wars? We need a new game already; last one came out in 2008. I would prefer a Days of Ruin sequel to the regular series though, because I feel Black Hole invading for a 4th time is just unoriginal.

Paper Mario: Origami seems like the next logical step for a series based on paper, but with origami instead of flat characters, the game may as well just be a non-Paper Mario 3D platformer to begin with.



Intrepid commented on Nintendo Direct Focusing On Wii U And 3DS Game...:

Completely unrealistic, but the one game I want more than anything would be a new Advance Wars. I don't care if it is a sequel to Dual Strike or Days of Ruin, or whether it is on the 3DS or WiiU (which is possible now with the Gamepad), but it needs to be made. It is long over due.

Most likely though, it will just be about previously announced games like DK, MK8, Mario Golf, and Kirby Triple Threat. Not as exciting to me, but we'll just have to wait and see.



Intrepid commented on Weirdness: Amazon Plans Drone Air Delivery Ser...:

I feel it is easy to be negative and to focus solely on what could go wrong with such an idea, but the truth is that has not been tested yet,and we should give it a chance before bashing it.

Regarding theft of packages and using shotguns, it is just as easy to do that right NOW as it would be with a drone. In fact, it would be stupid to use a shotgun to shoot down one of these drones, as that would would easily bring attention to whoever fired it due to how loud they are. The replacement cost for these drones would also be a good deterrent.

Assuming the item broke in transit, or the item fell and was lost, it would be simple for Amazon to reimburse the buyer, and from how it looks in the video, that yellow box is latched on to the drone pretty well.

New ideas and inventions have always been met with derision and skepticism, but it would be pretty cool if Amazon could pull this off. I personally am excited to see where Amazon goes with this.



Intrepid commented on News Site Claims That Zelda "Takes A Dim View ...:

This guy must be offended by everything in existence then if he is willing to pick a fifteen year-old GAME apart. Really, he's looking to hard into things. He's just some attention seeker that want's to feel like his existence is validated by having people notice him. Some of the points he makes are incorrect as well. This is just really stupid overall on his part.



Intrepid commented on Toon Link Adventuring Onto Smash Bros. Wii U a...:

I remember, both here and on Miiverse, telling people that the Spirit Track Link screenshot meant nothing, as ST Link is completely different than WW/PH Link, but nobody listened. I have no idea why they assumed he wouldn't be in, as WW HD would keep Toon Link relevant as a character, and because Smash Bros. has had a second Link since Melee.



Intrepid commented on CoroCoro Magazine Reveals "Mega Evolution" and...:

@AlexSora89 No matter the reason, if a pokemon is hacked, it's hacked. It has no rightful place existing at all, and I definately don't want it in Gen 6. If a game doesn't let you transfer, you should move on and enjoy the new game, instead of mourning the loss of pokemon that were literally made in less than 5 mins. Seriously, hacked pokemon don't require much effort to make in the first place, so I don't see why people complain as if they had invested their entire life into training them, because they certainly did not.



Intrepid commented on CoroCoro Magazine Reveals "Mega Evolution" and...:

As for sending Pokemon from previous games, I'd rather we start fresh. The Pokemon from the GBA/DS gen could be hacked to have all sorts of stuff on them, so if we started new from 3DS onward, we could avoid that. Besides, if people send all their old pokemon over, they may as well not even bother getting X/Y, as there would hardly be a difference. They would prerty much just use the same team they always have.