From the forum question for issue 56

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Post by Ultros » Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:30 pm

Castlevania: SotN was the first and last Castlevania game I ever played (purchased at Wal-mart for a mere ten dollars). Because of this game though I now suffer from Upside-down-castle-syndrome, I am too afraid to play any game involving a castle for fear it will reverse on me later in the game :wink:
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Post by kochane » Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:10 pm

Have never actually played it myself but do have a XXXL T-Shirt of Castlevania 4: Super Castlevania...

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Post by RuySan » Mon Sep 22, 2008 6:05 am

super castlevania IV, before the series started being emo and boring

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Post by The Master » Mon Sep 22, 2008 6:15 am

Can we please have a Pac-Man question next month? :P
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Post by Tellah » Mon Sep 22, 2008 9:57 am

Kid Dracula (gameboy version) is a fantastic Konami parody of Castlevania. Very funny. An excellent little game.
Belmont's Revenge is a top, top gameboy game too - possibly a joint favourite with the SNES Castlevania 4.

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Post by DonkeySpank » Mon Sep 22, 2008 11:32 am

Castlevania who? Is that a character in Sesame Street?
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Post by Cornelius » Mon Sep 22, 2008 9:33 pm

I love playing Aria of Sorrow through the Gamecube's GB Player. It feels so smooth and fast. Taking on the role of Soma gets really interesting and never feels jaded.

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Re: From the forum question for issue 56

Post by LuxorTheMoonprince » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:55 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:This month's question is "What's your favourite Castlevania game?

For me it has to be Castlevania: Circle of the moon. It was my first GBA and Castlevania game. I loved the dark colour scheme, even though it made it difficult to play on the original GBA. That darkness captured the feel of Dracula’s castle perfectly. All subsequent games look too bright and cheerful to me. I still play it now on my DS and it looks terrific on the brighter screen.

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Post by Emperor_Megatron » Sun Sep 28, 2008 3:32 am

Has to be SOTN. Although this also involves the memory of lending it to a ex who I taunted with how difficult certain bosses were, only to hear she found a object called the Shield Brace/Bracer and how she made sort work of all those certain bosses using it. Seeing as how I had taunted her almost daily over how hard I thought shed find it, she made damn sure to remind me how easy she found it for a good while. Said ex also LOST the manual too!

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Post by fozmcfc » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:53 am

The only one I have ever played Dracula X Chronicles on the PSP. My most played PSP game.

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Post by Coopdevil » Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:46 am

SOTN is awesome, but with my "platform game" hat on I have to say IV on the SNES. Stunning chip music, and a very atmospheric game. I've long been a fan of camp gothic horror nonsense anyway so all the 'vania games are right up my alley so to speak. Can't understand people who don't like them - a bit like people who don't like football or Marmite really, there is something seriously wrong with you! :)

64 and the first one on the PS2 were just poor - 2D all the way please!


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Post by David » Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:12 am

I hate reading this thread every month, just cause sometimes, like on this occasion, I know the main article in the mag is going to be about something I've no interest in :(

Then other times this thread is about Neo Geo games or Konami games or something and I do this face - :lol:

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Post by mikeb » Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:16 am

I'm rather looking forward to this myself :)

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Post by Bub&Bob » Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:40 am

mikeb wrote:I'm rather looking forward to this myself :)
wasn't there a proper feature in the mag a while back?
I certainly remember the Castlevania cover!!
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Post by mikeb » Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:42 am

That was a Making of Symphony of the Night. This sounds like a rather more ambitious series overview/complete history.

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