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They always program in an entrance

Male, 24, United Kingdom

I'm very good at entering a room and standing in the centre without anyone noticing

Mon 3rd Feb 2014

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crimsontadpoles commented on Here's How the Nintendo Treehouse 'Splatournam...:

11am PST? I'm in Europe and will be too busy sleeping at that time.

Edit: Never mind, I subtracted 8 hours instead of adding them. That's 7 pm here, or 8 pm elsewhere in Europe, so it's a very good time. I'll try to watch it while coming home from work.



crimsontadpoles commented on Video: New Mighty No. 9 Trailer Aims to Bring ...:

My hype has been diminishing for this game. The thing that puts me off most though is the constant dashing and percentage numbers popping up. Plus the appearance is much uglier than the early Kickstarter concept arts. Still, I Kickstarted the game and I will probably still enjoy it, just not as much as I was or originally expecting.



crimsontadpoles commented on Rumour: NX Set for 2016 Release With Nintendo ...:

It's a sensible and possible plan, though it's earlier then I was expecting. I've got my salt at the ready.

As for the numbers of consoles sold, they're possible buy Nintendo needs a fantastic launch line-up. Hopefully the recent lack of big titles has meant that they've got plenty planned for the NX. Plus, some 3rd party launch titles would really help pick up sales.



crimsontadpoles commented on Review: Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS):

I played Gates to Infinity and didn't think it was that great. I was only going to get Super Pokemon Mystery Dungeon if it had absolutely brilliant reviews everywhere, but this doesn't seem to be the case.

What I really want to know is whether Kecleon is recruitable in this. They made it impossible in Gates to Infinity, though it was very close to impossible in earlier games.



crimsontadpoles commented on Nintendo of Europe Confirms Its Second Batch o...:

People are hard to please. Nintendo gives discounts, then everyone complains that it's not enough. Black Friday is originally an American idea and it's very new to Europe, so people shouldn't expect the discounts to be as good here. Plus, plenty of retailers here don't like it because at this time of year people used to buy things anyway and at full price.

I might get DKC Returns 3D, and I already have Tropical Freeze.

I just didn't enjoy the Pikmin 3 demo that much, so I won't get this game now.



crimsontadpoles commented on Review: The Legend of Legacy (3DS):

That review sounds great, I'm really looking forward to this. I keep forgetting that this is a RPG and keep thinking it's a strategy game. Thankfully I love RPGs a lot more.

The only things that disappoints me with this game is the Winter 2016 release date in Europe, and the high chance that the special edition won't appear here.



crimsontadpoles commented on Soon You'll Be Able To Create A Games Store In...:

@RoomB31 I like everything to be accessible on the game cart. When the servers for this game are eventually shut down, this added content will be impossible to get if I start a new game. Plus I dislike delaying content until an arbitrary time in the future when they decide to make it unlockable.

Still, holding off minor things like this doesn't really annoy me. I'll definitely design that video game store once it becomes available.



crimsontadpoles commented on Level-5 CEO Talks About Bringing the Company's...:

Bringing their games to as many people as possible could mean other consoles and smartphones. They've got a good relationship with Nintendo so maybe not other consoles. However, more smartphone games seem likely since they're already making Fantasy Life 2 a mobile game, and smartphone games are really popular in Japan at the moment.



crimsontadpoles commented on Poll: Nintendo's Free-to-Play Experiments - Ar...:

I usually collect the daily gems and play one level most days on Pokemon Rumble World. I only play F2P games as a time waster and would never spend any real money on them. I don't enjoy games if I'm constantly trying to work out whether to spend money.



crimsontadpoles commented on Shigesato Itoi Explains, Once Again, Why Mothe...:

I'd love to see Mother 4 be made. However, I respect the views of the creator. If they don't want it to be made, then that's fine with me. Besides, the game would probably end up not being that brilliant if they created it while not really wanting to play it.



crimsontadpoles commented on Editorial: It's Not Fun to Criticise Nintendo ...:

There's nothing wrong with criticism. There will be times when Nintendo seems to make lots of mistakes, but there will also be great times. It's best just to tell it exactly how it is, regardless of whether it's good or bad. This is doubly true for a reviewer.

I don't mind people who criticise Nintendo a lot. I only dislike it when someone always criticises Nintendo without ever saying anything nice, though I also dislike it when people always say that Nintendo is perfect and never does anything wrong.

Edit: The review here are great and feel honest. I may not always agree with the final number score, but the number is a great way to summarise what the reviewer thought of the game. Just don't ever think about increasing or decreasing the number just because you've already been very negative/positive previously.



crimsontadpoles commented on Rumour: A Class in Bravely Second is Supposedl...:

I'm really not liking all this censorship recently. This one is just bizarre though. It's worrying if they are no longer willing to add people dressed as "native Americans" in this game. What will be the next group of people that cannot be added to games? It's a bad precedent.



crimsontadpoles commented on Poor Odds of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth ...:

It's ridiculous to say that the Wii U isn't much more powerful than the PS Vita. There's lots of great games for the Wii U that would struggle on the PS Vita such as Bayonetta.

However, one of the problems is that it's hard to port games to the Wii U. It takes a lot more effort to get a game looking good on this console due to the vastly different architecture than the other consoles. This is an issue Nintendo needs to address with the NX in order to win back 3rd parties.



crimsontadpoles commented on Gold Mega Man amiibo Will Not Be Coming to Europe:

Darn, that's another amiibo that will be impossible for me to get. I like to collect them, but there's no way I'm purchasing an imported region locked game just for the amiibo.

All this exclusive content to certain regions has been annoying me recently. I'm not sure now whether to keep buying amiibo if they keep releasing some that's impossible to buy in my continent.



crimsontadpoles commented on Feature: Our Top 10 Wii U Retail Games - Third...:

Choosing my favourites is tough, but I may as well since everyone else is doing it.

1 The Legend of Zelda Wind Waker
2 Splatoon
3 Super Mario Maker
4 Mario Kart 8
5 Smash Bros Wii U

These are about the only games I've played on my Wii U so far, but there's lots more I want to play.



crimsontadpoles commented on Mega Man Legacy Collection Gets a Budget Price...:

I would have bought a physical edition, but I'm not buying it now since it's digital only. I'm starting to get really fed up of some things only being released in certain regions. I'd really want that Gold Mega Man amiibo, but that appears to be yet another amiibo that won't reach Europe.



crimsontadpoles commented on Timing Of NX Launch Could Help Nintendo Grab S...:

Is everything alright with Patcher? This is far too positive to be him.

For once, I'll agree with him. I don't have a Xbox One or PS4 yet, so I may have to choose between one of them or a NX. Nintendo's first party games are great, but there's many other great third party games that haven't reached Nintendo consoles recently. If the NX got the big AAA third party titles, then that's the console I'd get.



crimsontadpoles commented on You Can't Alter The Chest Size Of Female Chara...:

This trend of censoring games is very worrying. I don't need a company to tell me what's good for me. Censoring the boob slider is very unnecessary especially since The Sims have been doing it for years. The boob slider would have been a non-issue that nobody would have cared about for long if it was still in the game.

As for those saying that it's great that this was removed, nobody was forcing you to use the slider. You could have easily left it on the default middle option.

I'll still get the game because they haven't censored anything yet that affects the gameplay, but I'm still against the principle of restricting features depending on what region you're in, as well as being dictated what is right and wrong.

It's the future trend I'm worried about. It's only a matter of time until something is censored that does affect the gameplay. When that happens, I'll refuse to buy the game. I saw a fake post the other day saying what censorship was appearing in Fire Emblem Fates, and that got me really annoyed and I believed it for a while even though some of the things were rediculous.



crimsontadpoles commented on Editorial: Linkle May be a Clunky Introduction...:

Since Hyrule Warriors is a spin-off, they can have more flexibility than a main game. There's no telling whether Linkle will ever be a main character in a main game.

I always dislike gender-swapping characters for the sake of it, and I don't see why we need a female version since Link is supposed to be generic. However, I like Linkle since she's slightly different from a gender-swapped Link and I wouldn't mind being able to choose to play as either Link or Linkle in future games.



crimsontadpoles commented on Talking Point: The Latest Nintendo Direct Was ...:

It was great to have the directs again, and they were quite decent considering that it was a long time since they last did one.

My only complaint is that I would have liked to see more new games, but the lack of new games was hardly surprising considering that the NX is coming.



crimsontadpoles commented on Hands On: Getting Pinned Down By Nintendo Badg...:

I like collecting things, but I dislike having clutter on my home screen and paying for anything in free to play games, so I'm unsure how much I'll play this.

@Mijzelffan I got 12 fake badges on the practice machine today, which got me one free play since I got over 10 fake badges. You're not guaranteed a free play every day, but if you play really well then you should be able to get one most days.



crimsontadpoles commented on Store amiibo Displays Point to Roy, Ryu, Famic...:

Wow, the US is getting every amiibo now that they're getting Famicom ROB. Meanwhile in Europe, we still haven't seen Silver Mario, Gold Mario, Famicom ROB, and nothing in the direct for Gold Mega Man.

Sometimes, I think Nintendo doesn't want my money.



crimsontadpoles commented on Feature: Super Mario Maker’s Weekly Course C...:

I got excited when I saw that first level thinking it was one of mine since my Ghoulish Grudges level also has Bowser chasing you, but then I remembered that I used the SMW theme instead of the SMB theme. Since there's millions of levels out there, any idea I have has probably already been done. At least that level looks completely different to mine.



crimsontadpoles commented on Fire Emblem Fates Releases In North America On...:

As long as each game has the same quality story as Awakening and is a similar length to that game, then I don't mind them doing multiple releases.

The main potential problem I can think of is if the endings in Birthright and Conquest weren't as good in order to save the best ending for the 3rd version. There's no way for me to know yet if they did this, or if each game gets a super great ending.

If it appears that the first two games are just as good or better than Awakening, then I may get the easier version. I don't love Fire Emblem enough to get more than one version of Fates.



crimsontadpoles commented on Final Fantasy's Cloud Is Set To Cause Some Str...:

It's am odd choice, but it's good to have. I've not played FF, but it's still going to be great fun to try him out.

Ad for whether this will mean FF VI coming to Nintendo consoles, I doubt this means anything. After all, Sakurai showed a picture of the Rayman trophy before Smash 4 was released, and I'm still waiting for him to be announced as a character.