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by NintendoLegend
Wed Nov 24, 2010 4:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Gamecube - your favourite title and collecting
Replies: 1733
Views: 45764

Re: Gamecube - your favourite title and collecting

One of my favorite Gamecube games was Kirby's Air Ride. I feel like it was overlooked by many, but so purely fun... mmm.
by NintendoLegend
Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Things you don't understand
Replies: 322
Views: 5438

Re: Things you don't understand

The appeal of shoot-'em-ups.

[ Before you go be hatin' on me, I am not saying they are bad games, but I never understood how so many can be so passionate about them... would love someone to explain. Seriously. ]
by NintendoLegend
Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:04 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31773
Views: 745161

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

Took a deep breath and put in a eBay bid on somethin'.

... I suppose that doesn't really count, but it's the closest I've come to actually purchasing gaming stuff for myself in a long time. I know that sounds terrible, but...
by NintendoLegend
Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: All I want for Christmas is . . .
Replies: 135
Views: 2171

Re: All I want for Christmas is . . .

This week, as an early birthday gift (my birthday is in late January), my fiancé got me a Wii -- the special-edition red unit that was released to correspond with the 25th anniversary of the release of Super Mario Bros. on the NES, and is package with New Super Mario Bros. Wii, not to mention the Mo...
by NintendoLegend
Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What game have you COMPLETED this week
Replies: 6178
Views: 150830

Re: What game have you COMPLETED this week

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters, the NES version. Oh yeah. Raph's my guy -- has the unique "throw" (consisting of "jump on the other guy and bite him a few times") which opens to a nice combo (discharged drill move).
by NintendoLegend
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:39 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Arcade & Xbox controllers designed for the left handed?
Replies: 10
Views: 313

Re: Arcade & Xbox controllers designed for the left handed?

The video game controller standard (directional input left, buttons right, for the most part) is one of the best examples of how one instrument can be implemented in a specific way that both right- and left-handers have adapted to as being the norm. I can hardly imagine, as a right-hander, playing w...
by NintendoLegend
Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Your Wall of Shame
Replies: 121
Views: 2309

Re: Your Wall of Shame

There are thousands of games I never beat, but one of my wall of shame titles: Battletoads. I think every time I manage to beat the speeder bike level without losing all my lives and continues I am so excited that I am unable to focus on the rest of the game. :shock:
by NintendoLegend
Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: best in game oddities cheats and easter eggs
Replies: 98
Views: 3829

Re: most outrageous cheat codes

didnt the shop keeper also kill you with a laser beam from the sky if you returned to his shop after you stolen something ? No, not from the sky -- directly from his WIZARD HANDS OF DEATH. ~*~ On Rogue Squadron, for the Nintendo 64, there was a code to unlock the Naboo Starfighter that Anakin flies...
by NintendoLegend
Tue Nov 16, 2010 2:23 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Gamecube - your favourite title and collecting
Replies: 1733
Views: 45764

Re: Gamecube - your favourite title and collecting

Gamecube favorite title: Super Smash Bros. Melee. Can't help it.
by NintendoLegend
Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:26 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Is our hobby the near-exclusive preserve of morons?
Replies: 43
Views: 916

Re: Is our hobby the near-exclusive preserve of morons?

"Arguing on the internet is like pissing into an ocean of censored."
by NintendoLegend
Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:26 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Anyone else not getting COD?
Replies: 73
Views: 1282

Re: Anyone else not getting COD?

Count me in as among those not getting it.
by NintendoLegend
Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Do You Own Multiples of any Console?
Replies: 44
Views: 972

Re: Do You Own Multiples of any Console?

2-3 Nintendo 64s, two NES units if you count one gray toaster and one top-loader v2 as two, two GameCubes. May have had two PS1s at one point.
by NintendoLegend
Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Gamecube and GBA connectivity - complete list
Replies: 14
Views: 533

Re: Gamecube and GBA connectivity - complete list

Lovely idea for a resource, keep up the great work!
by NintendoLegend
Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24051
Views: 474270

Re: What are you currently playing?

Now playing on the NES: Marble Madness, Superman, Street Fighter 2010, and Yoshi.
by NintendoLegend
Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:18 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Did you know? Strange.....but true!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 706

Re: Did you know? Strange.....but true!!!

Yes, I did know that.

[ ... and on a somewhat related note, I tend to take thread titles a tad too literally... ]