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by Da Dood
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Drew this to celebrate my birthday... look at my hair all black and white, lol.

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Thanks again for reading, guys!
by Da Dood
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

Re: Dood's 34 Years Marathon

Downloading :D

Thanks, Vel!
by Da Dood
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

Re: Dood's 34 Years Marathon

Day 30 - Mega Man 3 » Done! And it's over. MM3 finale this year was a speedrun. Well, 3 speedruns. I didn't do nearly well enough to compete with real speedrunners, but it's cool, I had fun trying to correct mistakes and improving my time. I feel like if I had some more attempts I could've lowered t...
by Da Dood
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Haha yeah, you can break blocks with boots. You still need the helmet for the X-Buster upgrade though (well not really if you get it in the fortress, but you need the head @ Flame Mammoth's stage). I plan to do all extra Shovel Knight campaigns in one go as soon as the King Knight DLC is out. :) Day...
by Da Dood
Sat Jul 01, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 28 - Shovel Knight » Done! I completely underestimated NG+. It was hard, even with a maxed SK. Double damage, less checkpoints, no chicken/turkey anywhere (well... almost). What I thought was gonna be a 1h30 cruise ended up taking 3 hours, haha. Well done, Yacht Club. And the boss rush, Jesus. I...
by Da Dood
Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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$60 for a party mini-game collection? Ouch. Day 27 - Double Dragon 4 » Done! I found DD4 forgettable the first time through, but it got more interesting as I started to unlock characters. All the effort that the devs didn't put into balancing and level design went straight to the extras. There are 2...
by Da Dood
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 26 - Wii Sports » Done! Kinda forced myself to play this on a shorter day just so I wouldn't have to think about win conditions... >_> I started a guest character and played Tennis until I got Pro status. Best of 3 matches, over and over. My original idea was to do some kind of short tournament ...
by Da Dood
Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 25 - Sunset Riders » Done! I beat SR a couple months ago on Hard and it was really freaking hard. No way I was gonna do that again. Played on Normal this time. For a challenge, however, I chose Billy, one of the pistol characters. Pistol guys fire faster, but their shots don't spread like the sh...
by Da Dood
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 24 - The Simpsons (ARC) » Done! Best Simpsons game? I think so. Pretty barebones beat-'em-up, but I still enjoy it. I must have played this about a thousand times at Fun 'n Games in Orlando. Never managed to 1CC it, maybe I'll give it a serious try someday. Konami nailed the art and humor of The...
by Da Dood
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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That's a LOT of great info, damn! Thanks, Vel. I will definitely check it out. Speaking of Mario... Day 23 - Super Mario 3D Land » Done! My goal was plain old any%. I know 3D Land pulls a SotN and the "end" is really just the halfway point, but to see the final levels you practically have to 100% th...
by Da Dood
Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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I don't mind, post away! Yeah, *that* Shinji Mikami worked on Capcom Disney games when he started. He designed SNES Aladdin and Goof Troop IIRC. Both pretty sweet games. Day 22 - Abobo's Big Adventure » Done! If you like the NES, play this. It's a giant love letter to those days, starring Abobo from...
by Da Dood
Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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I'm not great at FPS games but RE7 at least is pretty easy to get into. I think you'd like it, Ryan. I'll check out that SMBX, Vel. Day 21 - Aladdin (GEN) » Done! A couple years ago in this marathon thing I did the SNES version, which is a totally different game. Shinji Mikami was the designer of th...
by Da Dood
Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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^ XD Day 20 - Super Mario Crossover (blind) » Done! Not so much a new game as this is literally Super Mario Bros. 1, with the option to play as other iconic characters from that era. Level design is the same, warps and all. But the game definitely feels fresh with the new characters. You have to app...
by Da Dood
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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I was surprised too about NG3. I'll try the US version one of these days to compare. Apparently in the US game you also take double damage, which can be painful in later stages. I think the enemy placement is the same for both versions though, and it's not so hard to memorize. Download link? <.< Che...
by Da Dood
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 19 - Streets of Rage Remake (blind) » Done! This may be the most impressive fan project I've seen. They managed to fit all Genesis SoR games into one, and added an insane amount of new content. There's like 40 levels in SoRR, multiple routes based on the Genesis games, tons of characters and unl...
by Da Dood
Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 18 - Mighty Gunvolt (blind) » Done! Bought this to replace Street Fighter x Mega Man. It was made by Inti Creates in the style of 8-bit Mega Man, and stars characters from other Inti/Comcept titles. You can play as Gunvolt from Azure Striker Gunvolt, Beck from Mighty No. 9, and Ekoro from Gal*Gu...
by Da Dood
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 17 - Ninja Gaiden 3 (blind) » Done! Okay, so I wasn't technically blind to NG3... I've seen speedruns and I watched a blind playthrough a couple years ago. Still, my first time playing. JP version is pretty easy. I actually finished without using continues, which makes me wonder if I could've ju...
by Da Dood
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Nah. There are 2 or 3 parts in the beginning where you get chased by a boss and you can sort of hide, but they're all fairly scripted. What you can do against normal enemies is close doors behind them. Lure the enemy somewhere easy to dodge (like a circular room or an open area), exit the room and c...
by Da Dood
Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 15 - Resident Evil 7 » Done! Normal difficulty, no unlockables used. Not terribly proud of this run, but I'll take it. I wish enemies didn't sway so much when you shoot them. I've never been good at FPS aiming, but still. Basement took a few tries because I kept forgetting about old spawns that ...
by Da Dood
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 14 - Yooka-Laylee » Done! OMG, the sequence break was so easy. I hope they don't fix this, but I guess it does break the game too bad to ignore. So, normally the game requires 100 Pagies to unlock the final boss, but all you have to do is get enough to open Capital Cashino (4th area), learn the ...
by Da Dood
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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You know, maybe it was you who suggested that game...? I can't remember. Day 13 - The Great Circus Mystery » Done! aka The Magical Quest 2. Same concept of the original... jump your way through levels, acquire suits that give you new abilities. The new suits in the sequel aren't bad. Explorer is my ...
by Da Dood
Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 12 - Rokko Chan » Done! Excellent Mega Man clone. If they used MM's sprite instead of Rokko, this could easily pass as a real 8-bit sequel. Same presentation, same music style, mostly the same physics. The only noticeable differences are that Rokko has a slightly higher jump, and she can dash li...
by Da Dood
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 11 - Knights of the Round » Done! This is a cool beat-'em-up, but it is hard. Bosses don't mess around, and there's rarely an opportunity to hit them with normal combos. Even regular enemies don't just sit there and let you hit them. Can't grab or throw enemies either. What the game expects you ...
by Da Dood
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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MegaMari is sweet, Ryan! Give it a try if you can. It's really hard, though.

Day 10 - Contra » Done!

Short run of an amazing game. I was rusty as hell, lost Spread a couple times, but still got through without using a continue.

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Clear time: 18 minutes
by Da Dood
Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 9 - Mega Man 9 » Done! Super rusty run, died a bunch. I may do a salty runback later tonight if I come back home in time. Top quality Mega Man game IMO. Weapons are the best in the series bar none, level design is clever, and the challenge, oh boy. I love the bosses in this game, they're so fun ...
by Da Dood
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Yeah, MMZ S rank is quite something. I 100P'd MMZ4 back when it came out. It was brutal. You have so little room for error in the final stage because you gotta beat the 8 Maverick bosses again plus the final boss *plus* survive the actual level, all while taking less than 6 points of damage. Not in ...
by Da Dood
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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LOL, nice MegaMari suggestion Vel. Is Buster Duel an even harder version or something? :O I think I found a decent replacement for SFxMM, and it's a blind game! \o/ Nothing incredibly special, though, just a simple retro style game. Day 7 - No More Heroes » Done! Still my favorite Suda 51 game (alth...
by Da Dood
Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Damn dude, I'm gonna have to replace Street Fighter x Mega Man on the marathon list. :\ It's just not working right now on my PC. I'll pick a replacement later, probably another Mega Man game. For now let's play something that actually works! Day 6 - Mortal Kombat 4 » Done! This game gets a lot of f...
by Da Dood
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 5 - Final Fight 2 » Done! I actually find FF2 the weakest in the series, but I revisited all the other SNES games + Mighty FF not too long ago. This one was due for a replay. In that Final Fight revisit I had more fun than I expected. This is a pretty cool series. The crowd control is so addicti...
by Da Dood
Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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I don't know how the legal jumbo works in this case, but it's a shame that not a lot of people got to play Bayo 2. It's too good. Day 4 - Castlevania Rebirth » Done! Cool game, but like the rest of Konami's Rebirth series, it's pretty barebones. Comparing CV Rebirth to stuff like CV3, 4, Rondo and B...
by Da Dood
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Yeah, in 100 Mario Challenge you get random levels based on clear rate (I think Expert levels have something like 5% clear rate max). There are tons and tons of amazing creative levels in Mario Maker, but you pretty much have to search for them or follow the community to see good new stuff. Thanks f...
by Da Dood
Sun Jun 04, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Day 2 - Super Mario Maker » Done! 100 Mario Challenge on Expert difficulty. First time doing Expert, yay. This went exactly as I expected: mostly troll levels, occasionally a nice one. I had 50+ lives at the end, wasn't too worried about running out, but the levels themselves were still very frustra...
by Da Dood
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Let's go! Day 1 - Bayonetta 2 » Done! This game's still one big spectacle. Not much to say about it that hasn't been said tons of times. Super polished and addicting. I like how they expand the world by having you fight demons now, plus other touches like showing how Rodin acquires weapons for his s...
by Da Dood
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

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Man, I don't know if I ever won a race in GX. That game is brutal.
by Da Dood
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 34 Years Marathon
Replies: 57
Views: 6020

Dood's 34 Years Marathon

Yay, June! Starting this Saturday, I will beat 30 games in 30 days, as I do every year. This marathon is going to be sort of a battle of the ages. Good Ol' Classics · 8 to 16-bit - Aladdin (GEN) » Done! - Cadash (GEN) » Done! - Contra (NES) » Done! - Final Fight 2 (SNES) » Done! - Great Circus Myste...
by Da Dood
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Gonna post exactly now! :D
by Da Dood
Thu Sep 08, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: DMC1 Social Board
Topic: Contact Info and shit
Replies: 23
Views: 4567

Re: Contact Info and shit

Hey everyone! I like this topic.

Instagram (I post a lot of doodles):
https://www.instagram.com/renpenov

GameFAQs community page:
http://www.gamefaqs.com/community/Da_Dood
by Da Dood
Sat Jul 30, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

Re: Dood's 33 Years Marathon

Velari wrote:If you need more of those
Always! :)

Thanks for reading, Vel!
by Da Dood
Wed Jul 06, 2016 12:08 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Oh nice, you bought Majora! :D Fantastic game. Best tip I can give you is: be patient. The game is on a timer, and after 3 days (more like 3 hours in real time) the world ends and you die. But you can play a song on your ocarina to go back to the first day before that happens. When you go back in ti...
by Da Dood
Sat Jul 02, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 30 - Mega Man 3 (Endless Attack) » Done! I always try to find different ways to play MM3 on these marathons, and this time I did a MM3 challenge where I don't play the game at all! Wait, what? So Mega Man 9 and 10 had this DLC called Endless Attack, which is like a survival mode. About 40 short ...
by Da Dood
Fri Jul 01, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 29 - Rockin' Kats » Done! This is IMO a very underappreciated NES platformer. You play as a cat (kat?) equipped with a novelty punch gun. The punch gun is your main attack, but it also acts as a platforming tool. You can make Willy bounce high in the air by punching the ground/walls diagonally, ...
by Da Dood
Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 28 - Wave Race 64 » Done! One of the first games I played on the N64. Still looks nice IMO outside of the blocky character models. The water effects are sweet and they did a great job making each area feel unique. And the gameplay is so satisfying. The other day I was goofing around on the warm ...
by Da Dood
Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 27 - RosenkreuzStilette Freudenstachel » Done! They do so much more with the levels in this. You gotta endure some annoying gimmicks like spotlights in darkness (who the hell enjoys these?), but the good ones are very imaginative. The Quick Man lasers level may just be the best I've played in an...
by Da Dood
Wed Jun 29, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 26 - Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge » Done! Cool game, especially compared to the monster turd that is vanilla NG3. They could have given us this version from the start instead of selling a barebones pre-alpha thing for $60, but hey. RE is still a flawed game, but considering the source, IMO Team ...
by Da Dood
Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 25 - Quack Shot » Done! Nice Disney game for the Genesis. I like the plunger weapon and how you backtrack to old levels with new powers. Donald's default weapon can't kill enemies, but it stuns them long enough so you can literally walk right through them. Also cool how the enemies that drop ite...
by Da Dood
Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:58 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: I felt like reviewing Mighty No 9
Replies: 2
Views: 971

Re: I felt like reviewing Mighty No 9

Nice review. I had the same impression about the dashing just by watching some videos. I guess there isn't much depth there (the combo stuff also seems to stop you in your tracks more so than whatever they're trying to add to the gameplay). Still, I'm really curious about this game and I want to pla...
by Da Dood
Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 24 - The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask » Done! My Wii will be 10 next year and it's still pulling an all-dayer like the old times. Needless to say, I wasn't familiar enough with MM to breeze through it. There are so many parts in this game that I don't even see as obstacles. "Oh, I just have to...
by Da Dood
Sat Jun 25, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 23 - Bare Knuckle 3 » Done! aka Streets of Rage 3: The Good Edition! Feels great playing a version of this game that doesn't suck. Better enemy/damage balance overall. The music is terrible compared to SoR1 and 2 IMO, but it's no big deal. Best ending. I played as Zan, and whoa, he is so fun. I ...
by Da Dood
Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 22 - MegaMari » Done! Oh, Touhou. You're so weird. This is like the Mega Man equivalent of a bullet hell game. Most levels don't have an actual design other than flooding rooms with enemies and countless shots. The difficulty is all over the place. Some levels are a breeze and you can pretty muc...
by Da Dood
Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:57 am
Forum: Gaming Blogs
Topic: Dood's 33 Years Marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 7648

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Day 21 - Mega Man X8 » Done! After the monumental garbage that is X7, anything that comes next is like finding water in the desert. But ignoring the context, X8 is "only" a solid game. There are tons of cool powers in this game and infinite possibilities with the tag team and chip dev. The gameplay ...