Ever go back to a game you haven't played since you were a kid, that you remember being awesome in terms of story/gameplay only to find that its kind of a steaming pile of garbage? So disappointing. I recently came into the possession of two games I loved the hell out of when I was a kid: Quest 64 and Illusion of Gaia. I never actually owned either, we just rented them (several times each). I was thinking about playing something that wasn't modern, and that I hadn't touched in a looong time and all I could think about was how much time and fun I had with them. So I got pretty curious about how those games would play to the adult me.
To be fair, the gameplay and style of Illusion of Gaia aren't bad, but I can't tell if the plot is vague and nonsensical because of the translation or if it was always like that. Quest 64 is just kinda sad. I put that one to bed after the first boss. But I'll probably keep playing IoG to see if it ever starts to make sense. Kind of nice to see how far we've come in terms of localization; If a game came out with IoG's quality of translation/plot today, it would have to be completely intentional.
Anyway! Anyone else have games they thought were the bee's knees until an adult's/modern gamer's perspective proved otherwise?