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by islandmaid
Wed May 09, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Does gaming variety go down as production values go up?
Replies: 26
Views: 563

Re: Does gaming variety go down as production values go up?

I bought a book by Anna Anthropy the other day and she sort of blames the multiple million pound budgets catering towards pre-existing audiences, seeing how the higher the budget the bigger the risk and the less innovation you're seemingly bound to see. She says that game developers are quite an ins...
by islandmaid
Tue May 08, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: Club RG
Topic: Bomb Jack - What doesn't work
Replies: 8
Views: 565

Re: Bomb Jack - What doesn't work

Whilst I enjoy the original Bomb Jack, I definitely prefer the famicom sequel Mighty Bomb Jack with the more platformer-y approach. It has some pretty interesting mechanics, such as being thrown into a torture room for being too greedy. Not sure if this still constitutes as referring to Bomb Jack th...
by islandmaid
Tue May 08, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Konami or Capcom?
Replies: 49
Views: 1191

Re: Konami or Capcom?

They're both great companies, I think. Other than most of what's been mentioned already, I think the games Konami created for the MSX and MSX2 like Knightmare 2: Maze of Galious and other titles deserve a mention. Konami also made Snatcher! Then there's Hi no Tori for the Famicom which is amongst my...