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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by DPrinny » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:21 pm

MineCraft

I am at stage two going on three on it
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by Shinobi » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:22 pm

Super Famicom Holy Umbrella Chronicles damn fine platformer but the language on the town partsid giving me problems

Dead Space 2 The beginning of the game when 'Issac' is trapped in the straight jacket as everybody around him turns into monsters is chilling
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by StickHead » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:23 pm

oli_lar wrote:Mr Driller via MAME, great fun. Love the music on it.
OK Oli, help me out. I just don't get Mr Driller. Are you supposed to go at it hell for leather, drilling like it's going out of fashion, or do you take your time carefully placing each drill bit? I've got the DS version and I struggle to get past the fourth stage.
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by FatTrucker » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:30 pm

After moving the 360, Wii and PS2 into what was the dining room, I've now got a game room with my cabs, consoles and surround sound in it so thought I would christen it today with a bit of a sesh.
Returned to Mass Effect 2 and playing through in Hardcore mode (they're not f**king kidding). Broke it up with a bit of Pinball FX2 on the 360 and a few games on the Mame cab. All in all a very agreeable Sunday.
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by chewy » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:34 pm

Breath of Fire III (Playstation) and Shining Force II (Mega Drive)

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by delbert_trout » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:44 pm

^ What's Breath of Fire III like? Always interested in playing a good RPG
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by C=Style » Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:55 pm

Been playing lot's of Retro Game Challenge and Kirby's Magic Paintbrush on DS. I really enjoy both of these games, would love to see 3DS sequels to them.

Also Double Dragon Advance on the GC via the GB Player. Not only is it the best version of DD I've ever played but also one of the best beat em ups regardless of format, amazing game.
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by SinclairStrange » Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:06 pm

Playing Link To The Past while eating lots of biscuits and drinking too much tea. Nom.

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:22 am

StickHead wrote:
oli_lar wrote:Mr Driller via MAME, great fun. Love the music on it.
OK Oli, help me out. I just don't get Mr Driller. Are you supposed to go at it hell for leather, drilling like it's going out of fashion, or do you take your time carefully placing each drill bit? I've got the DS version and I struggle to get past the fourth stage.
A bit of both. You can't hang about or you'll run out of time, but you want to try and chain as many blocks as possible and pick up any air that you can.

I findit quite compelling.
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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by DPrinny » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:43 am

StickHead wrote:
oli_lar wrote:Mr Driller via MAME, great fun. Love the music on it.
OK Oli, help me out. I just don't get Mr Driller. Are you supposed to go at it hell for leather, drilling like it's going out of fashion, or do you take your time carefully placing each drill bit? I've got the DS version and I struggle to get past the fourth stage.
First few drill down like a mad man.
Last few you have to plan a few moves ahead

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by gmintyfresh » Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:34 am

Mushihimesama Futari (360)

Crackdown 2

Had a quick look at Dead Space 2 but I don't want to get started on than until I've finished a few more games and I'm able to give it my undivided attention.

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by Mootown » Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:47 am

DPrinny wrote:
StickHead wrote:
oli_lar wrote:Mr Driller via MAME, great fun. Love the music on it.
OK Oli, help me out. I just don't get Mr Driller. Are you supposed to go at it hell for leather, drilling like it's going out of fashion, or do you take your time carefully placing each drill bit? I've got the DS version and I struggle to get past the fourth stage.
First few drill down like a mad man.
Last few you have to plan a few moves ahead
I've another take on this - go for the airs. Once you have a clear understanding of how things fall you should aim for 100% air capsules per stage. If going for score, as the points you get for doing this are immense. I used to be able to clear all the normal stages with all airs and no lives lost. Once you get it and realise how to cope with the blocks (the trick is to get the brown blocks together so they vanish) you don't have to go all manic, it can be quite a structured game.

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by Liamh1982 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:26 am

^ I tend to gun it and hope I get lucky - it even works sometimes, seeing all those little blue guys so happy, even though you've destroyed their only source of food!

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by dste » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:22 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:
dste wrote:Decided to carry on and get 100% on Brutal Legend, currently on 91%.
Which version? There was a bug in the PS3 one that corrupts the save game once you get beyond 85%ish depending on the missions played. Might have been patched now but was still an issue when I played last year.
I have the 360 version, don't own a PS3 and if I did and that happened it would have been booted out the window. :D

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Re: What are you currently playing?

Post by NintendoLegend » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:46 pm

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