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  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 10 hours ago

    Probably Goldeneye on the n64. I figured out the perfect place to put the proxy mines so I could cover my back. If I heard an explosion I had warning that someone was coming up behind (or I got a kill haha!). Since everyone shared a screen, the key was throwing the proxy mines quickly and never look at them so your friends couldn't see where you threw them mwahahahaha!

    Posted in USgamer Community Question: What was the first game you were really good at?

  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 3 days ago

    @LBD_Nytetrayn oh i hate qte in pretty much all instances, i seemed to have blocked that from memory regarding sonic adventure haha

    edit, oh i realize maybe you were talking about unleashed haha! good dealEdited 3 days ago by Unknown

    Posted in The USgamer Podcast: Otakon Fun, Sonic Mania, and PUBG's Eligibility for Game of the Year

  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 3 days ago

    @dard410 "around half of the review, including the the first three and last few paragraphs, focused on the racial identities of the actors, so it seems like a fair point of discussion."

    What seems like a fair point of discussion? The the racial identities of the actors? The fact that people are complaining that she discussed it? Something else? I don't really follow.

    Posted in Uncharted: Lost Legacy Review: Pass The Torch, Drake

  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 3 days ago

    I think one of the things Kat missed about that Orca level in Sonic Adventure was that while you are pushed forward at a blazing speed nearly automatically, you are also learning the optimum paths the collect all the coins/hit all the bad guys and perfect your run through the level. This allows a quick and easy playthrough for children, and a skill based objective to increase replayability for those interested--the best thing for a sonic game IMO.

    Also, the Orca give you a brief reprieve from the intense gameplay and a chance to enjoy what was some pretty impressive graphics at the time. Also, I prefer a very brief in game cutscene; long unskippable cutscenes (and collectathon levels) are the main reason I haven't bought many soinc games.

    (I loved the demo for sonic unleashed, but the reviews pointed out that there were horrible levels padding out the game where you wandered around as a werehedgehog or whatever. If the games just consisted of the running levels, I would've bought them, but I am not gonna waste my time on cutscenes and collectathons.)

    Posted in The USgamer Podcast: Otakon Fun, Sonic Mania, and PUBG's Eligibility for Game of the Year

  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 3 days ago

    Oh man there are a lot of people annoyed with discussion racial politics in games haha.

    I read Caty's review (the first thing she says, in her byline, is that she liked it btw) as being it's basically a normal Uncharted game except:
    1. the graphics are a bit better
    2. the open areas are a bit better
    3. its a bit shorter/she likes the pacing more than 4
    4. the racial politics and resulting story threads are different than previous entries

    Out of those things I think one stands out as the more interesting thing to discuss in detail. It's ok to raise issues and be critical of a game, while still enjoying it (haha where have i heard that before?). I agree with Mike in that I don't care that much about who plays who, but to ignore the issue would do a disservice to the underrepresented voices in media. I thought the dual format of this review was great!

    Posted in Uncharted: Lost Legacy Review: Pass The Torch, Drake

  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 3 days ago

    Sounds like another Uncharted game that will make for a great check out from the library! Libraries everyone! They're great!

    Posted in Uncharted: Lost Legacy Review: Pass The Torch, Drake

  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 4 days ago

    @lacerz I more mean the ppl that would've got the 3DS version. I imagine there are people who don't own a PS4 and will wait to but the switch version also (rather than buy a ps4 right now in order to get the game). But that's a great attach rate!

    Posted in Dragon Quest XI On PS4 Has "Seen Stronger Sales" Than 3DS Version

  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 4 days ago

    Gonna wait for the Switch version; I imagine others (in Japan and elsewhere) will do the same.

    Posted in Dragon Quest XI On PS4 Has "Seen Stronger Sales" Than 3DS Version

  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 4 days ago

    I love this kind of stuff. I've been getting into rom hacks lately to modify colors so that a color deficient like myself can play games like puzzle fighter!
    @Nuclear-Vomit well you can hold this in one hand and a 40 in the other. best invention for beer drinking while playing since mario kart tilt controls

    Posted in Engineer Invents Accessory That Lets You Play the Nintendo Switch with One Hand

  • Avatar for donkeyintheforest donkeyintheforest 5 days ago

    I still don't understand why Utopia on Intellivision (1981) doesn't count as the first RTS. It has base building (hospitals, farms, defensive towers, etc), resource gathering, you control units to fight other units or to gather resources, it is in real time... My guess is that it's just less familiar to people.

    That said, I can totally see the Lemmings influences, especially with the roads of the first Warcraft (and the comical expendability of certain units haha). And Warhammer was the first appearance of green orcs.

    Can't get mad at taking influence from Warhammer though, as Games Workshop took influences from lots too--of course GW had the licence to make the LotR models since the 70's or earlier so you could argue they weren't as brazen with IP theft. It's crazy how Starcraft cribbed so much from 40k, but then 40k turned the Tyranids into looking like the Zerg around 3rd edition. I imagine both Blizzard and GW had a MAD/non-aggression pact by that point, otherwise the IP wars would've been furious haha.

    Posted in WarCraft Was Originally Conceived in Part as "Lost Vikings Meets RTS"... And Lemmings

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