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AuthorRe: BIT.TRIP FLUX Spoiler topic
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6,401. Posted:

i just tried dying during the final boss for the hell of it, and all it does is reset. leaving the wiimote alone doesn't work, either — it just times out and auto-disconnects, halting the game in its tracks. so much for that theory :3

i also tried shooting a whole bunch of beats at the stage select screen (as madgear described) and hitting them all at random. didn't manage to trigger anything. i may try that again on and off whenever i'm in the mood to play some Catharsis. I actually got up to Extra tonight, something i've never done in Catharsis before, haha. all that fighting to get to the final boss over and over has paid off a little, i think :3
someday i'll get to meta... someday

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AuthorRe: Hey guys!
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6,402. Posted:

Welcome to Nintendo Life, carsonk. Feel free to introduce yourself here. :3

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AuthorRe: Something you've always wanted to do!
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6,403. Posted:

Kid_A wrote:

I've always wanted to delete a thread.

SO LOOK OUT!

Alright, so I can't, but a guy can dream

it's not all it's cracked up to be, lol... just make a thread and then delete it yourself if you're desperate to try, though :3

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AuthorRe: Your least favorite things about your favorite games.
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6,404. Posted:

Suikoden Tierkreis. Great game, terrible voice acting from the main character. Ho-ly hell is it awful for the entire first half of the game or so. He gets better toward the end, but it's still pretty relative... everyone else is okay though. idgi.

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AuthorRe: The Music thread!
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6,405. Posted:

Please feel free to discuss music in the aforementioned existing thread. Thank you :3

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AuthorRe: What (launch)game do you take?
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6,406. Posted:

please feel free to discuss which game(s) you're getting at launch in this aforementioned thread. Thank you :3

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AuthorRe: Who let the Trolls out??
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6,407. Posted:

Hyper+Knuckles wrote:

What trolls? If there are any trolls, they are nothing compared to Orlick and Captain Jack Sparrow during NL's early years. :P

this. i'm not seeing a whole lot of honest-to-god trolling lately, not on the level we used to get lol — excited people posting duplicate topics, yes; young kids signing up without any knowledge of netiquette, sure; but trolling? not so much, and to be honest the trolls usually come straight to chat and wind up zapped from there, lol. when they show up in chat, they usually reveal themselves much faster, but when they show up on the forums we kinda have to give 'em enough rope to hang themselves well and properly, if you catch my drift. can't go banning someone over language barriers and accidental misunderstandings, after all.

anyway, come on, guys, don't bother paying the few genuine trolls that show up here any mind. let's all get back to our normal posting routines, shall we? :3

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AuthorRe: a general non specific topic wii title vs their legqacy system counterparts
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6,408. Posted:

@turtle: obviously Fireplacing is better because it just came out a few months back, duh! Who'd want to play that lame old SMW?

anyway, field day's over. sorry guys, time for all of us to find something else to do. :3

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AuthorRe: Comment on the Signature of the Person Above You
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6,409. Posted:

@Tj92: usually when people are missing an exit and can't find it no matter what, it's that tricky one in the Forest of Illusion. There's an exit from the Ghost House to the level next to it, and then there's an exit from that level going to the Ghost House, so if you only got one of the two exits it still looks like you got both because the paths overlap.

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AuthorRe: I'm Back!!! (Kholdstare)
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6,410. Posted:

Welcome back, Kholdstare. We look forward to seeing you around the forums. :3

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AuthorRe: I'm Back! (WiiPerson11): PIXELMAN I NEED TO TALK TO YOU
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6,411. Posted:

Again, welcome back. We look forward to seeing you around the forums. :3

(pix, if you're reading this, he's got another thread here where you can get in touch with him.)

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AuthorRe: a general non specific topic wii title vs their legqacy system counterparts
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6,412. Posted:

JayArr wrote:

Link to the Past/ Link's Awakening >>>>>>>>> rest of Zelda

excellent example, sir. some of the latter games have been good times IMO (OoT and MM for sure), but TP was just not that great, and nothing beats ALttP to be honest.

another example of how newer releases in a series with updated gameplay aren't always better would be Super Paper Mario. The flip-mode thing was interesting for about five minutes, and then it got old and the rest of the game bored me to absolute tears. It had its good points, but in no way was it a contender for Paper Mario's place in my heart, haha.

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6,413. Posted:

Feel free to discuss the AR cards in this existing topic. :3

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AuthorRe: a general non specific topic wii title vs their legqacy system counterparts
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6,414. Posted:

marcus3DS wrote:

the single most defining signature of human behavior is the tendacy for human beings to self group themselve3 around ideas and theories and fight to the death over them - what do a group of chickens do to the chicken who is different, they reject and destroy it, so it is also with our race

what's up with the dramatics, lol... why put up the topic in a public space if you don't want to see people agreeing and disagreeing with your opinion?

the bottom line is that you cannot prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that the games you've rattled off are indeed 'better' than their predecessors because 'better' is, for the most part, entirely subjective. fixing totally broken controls would be one thing, but moving from 8 directions to free roaming? people will have to make judgment calls regarding which they prefer is all, as both styles have their pros and cons. there's also much more to both games than directional controls to be considered when deciding for one's self which you feel is a better game than the other. :/

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6,415. Posted:

Welcome back, Wiiperson11. Please be patient and give it more time before bumping the topic; not everyone is on the forums all day, every day. I'm sure someone will respond eventually. :3

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6,416. Posted:

marcus3DS wrote:

objectivly

marcus3DS wrote:

objective

marcus3DS wrote:

objectivly

that word. i do not think it means what you think it means.

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6,417. Posted:

pretty sure it's gonna be futile, Mickeymac, haha.

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6,418. Posted:

marcus3DS wrote:

i am just posting what is objectivly better

but these are your opinions...? by their very nature they are not objective statements.

also, 'newer' doesn't always equal 'better' — there are always flaws to be considered along with updates to an established series' gameplay. whether you find the newer version better than the old release or not is all subjective :3

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6,419. Posted:

the only reason i would even remotely agree with you regarding SMG being better than SM64 would be if (a) we were discussing the games in terms of their soundtracks, or (b) we were talking SM64DS as opposed to the original version. SMG's a great game, but it's no SM64.

MK64 is the best MK game IMO, followed closely by MKDS and then the original SMK.

NSMBW is nowhere near the 2nd-best 2D Mario game. even SMB2(US) is better IMO.

Kirby Super Star (and KSSU for DS) beg to differ regarding 'best kirby game ever'.

as for Metroid, Punch-Out!!, and NBA Jam, i haven't played the new versions (and i don't really plan on doing so) so idk. i do intend to pick up DKCR eventually, i just haven't gotten around to it yet, so i'm holding off on judgment at this time (though i think DKC2 will be very hard to beat, haha).

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AuthorRe: the best reasons dkc returns surpasses dkc series....
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6,420. Posted:

There's an existing thread here for DKCR. Feel free to join the discussion there. :3

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6,421. Posted:

i hope they don't cancel it D: D: D:

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AuthorRe: Something you've always wanted to do!
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6,422. Posted:

@Its-a-Me: please stop spamming the thread with repeat comments, lol, and let's discuss things we've always wanted to do :3

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6,423. Posted:

hahahaha, ok :3

i've always wanted to actually sleep for a week straight. mmm, delicious sleep.

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6,424. Posted:

@AlexSays: i've already said 'my bad' and explained that i read 'bad' in that context as 'cool', which apparently no one else did. I've also said i won't make the same mistake again. what more do you want from me?

and yes, explicit profanities are deleted on sight. when i asked for clarification back when i was first made a moderator, I was given an entire laundry list of offensive words to edit out of posts on the forums, up to and including a few that are apparently horrible in the UK but totally passable here in the US. this isn't something new, it's been enforced since October of '09 at the very least (back when V and I were first shielded) — granted, we're only human and some do slip past us, but we do our best for lack of a proper word filter.

if you've still got a problem (or if your definition of 'explicit' doesn't match that of the head honchos'), you're more than welcome to take it up with them personally.

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6,425. Posted:

AlexSays wrote:

Oh come on, that is censored here? And you change it to something completely different so that the person I quoted reads it entirely different?

don't like it? don't use profanity, wind up reported by another user, and then make me come in and have to edit it out. i thought it made sense (because in context that 'bad' read as 'cool' to me, idk maybe my slang is off), but apparently it didn't, so my bad on that. next time i'll just delete the entire word and screw up your sentence like i normally do in this type of situation.

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