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#1 Posted by Rastopher (35 posts) -

So yeah....there's Shulk. Was he actually announced yet? I don't seem to recall seeing anything about him before.

#2 Edited by Rastopher (35 posts) -

I really liked Alundra. It's basically a clone of old school Zelda and the localization was really well done. It also has multiple weapon types and jumping!

#3 Posted by Rastopher (35 posts) -

Hands down the best PC gamepad for your money would be this one right here. I've never been more satisfied with a controller for my PC and that includes using a 360 controller. It's got a switch on the back that lets you switch between xinput (360 controller) and direct input (old school gamepad for compatibility with older games.)

Also, have you ever played a side-scroller on your pc only to have it force you to use the joystick for movement because that's considered the primary directional input? That's what the mode button on the front of the logitech gamepad is for. It swaps the primary directional input between the gamepad and joystick for those kinds of situations. All around, it's a quality gamepad for the money and has versatility that you won't get from a 360 controller. It's good. Seriously.

#4 Posted by Rastopher (35 posts) -

For those of you not in the know, Renegade X is a free (not free to play; just free) remake of the multiplayer component for Command & Conquer: Renegade. As I understand it, they have permission from EA to do so as long as they don't try to make any profit from it. It's been in the works for years now and started as a mod for Unreal Tournament 3. Today, they just released a new trailer along with the release date for their standalone version. It's now set to be released February 26, 2014.

Anyone else here have fond memories of the original Renegade? I'm really excited for this as there's really not many other RTS/FPS hybrid games out there. At least not any that have managed to fill the gap renegade left. If you're interested in getting a taste of the gameplay, they also made a short single player campaign you can download here.

#5 Edited by Rastopher (35 posts) -

I'm concerned that my beloved Shin Megami Tensei games might stop coming over now.

#6 Posted by Rastopher (35 posts) -

I'm a big fan of the Wizardry series. If you're into dungeon crawlers then I highly recommend it. You can get Wizardry 8 here. They also have 6 and 7 bundled together.

#7 Edited by Rastopher (35 posts) -

@jeust said:

Squenix will chip in!

If they do then we can start calling them Squatlus!

#8 Edited by Rastopher (35 posts) -

I just finished the game today. I had 52 children and my time was 6:41. I was level 84. It was a lot of fun!

#9 Edited by Rastopher (35 posts) -

Typing of the Dead. Only thing with that game is you'll need two dreamcast keyboards for it. It might be a bit more of an investment than you're willing to drop for just one game, but I've played it with my friend and we've had a good time. That game gets pretty freaking hard later on.

#10 Posted by Rastopher (35 posts) -

I have plenty of FOE horror stories from the older games in the series. Back in the day, running away from a FOE moved you backwards 1 space. If your back was to a wall then running away was impossible and you had to fight it out. That usually ended in tragedy.

I also remember my first wall eye in EO3. You don't see those until the 6th stratum (post game) and most likely when you first encounter one you won't have very much of the floor mapped. I didn't, so I didn't realize that the eye looking at me made every FOE on the floor aggro me. They will never stop chasing you until you leave or are dead. By the time I learned what was going on, it was far too late. Those guys were mean...if I remember correctly they had a petrify on your whole party attack that they loved using. Good times.

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