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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:48 pm

Some Mega Drive fun:

Undead Line, ridiculously hard top-down run and gun thing, but it's do-able once you realise how to use your shield...
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Granada, another top-down shooter only this time you drive a tank. Some maze elements in this one as well.
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Outlander, more or less "Mad Max: The Game". Drive around shooting folk from your car, then get out every so often and have a fight. Nice.
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Sub-Terrania, fun puzzle/shooter thing, with some heavy gravity effects. The mirror puzzle's my favourite.
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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by The Laird » Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:47 pm

I kept forgetting to post in this thread and Granada was going to be the first game I recommended! It has some really nice scaling and rotation effects too.

I also would have mentioned Subterrania, very nice game indeed.

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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Thu Apr 09, 2015 5:09 pm

Great minds and all that, what ho! :D

Also these few MD-nuggets are definitely worth a bit of time:

El Viento, like Shinobi on double-speed, and triple-difficulty.
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Valis III, another Shinobi-ish thing but with more adventure elements, like you can switch your characters and all that.
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Trouble Shooter, a shoot-em-up where you play as two girls on jetpacks, and you can fire in both directions and so on. The sequel's really good too, maybe even better.
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Earnest Evans, the weird way your guy moves takes some getting used to (and is unintentionally hilarious), but there's a decent platformer hiding in there.
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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by gman72 » Fri Apr 10, 2015 2:44 pm

This is a good thread. I've had five cool new games from it so far. :D
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Post by merman » Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:15 pm

I'd recommend Super Valis IV on SNES too, if you like Castkevania style platform action.
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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by sscott » Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:32 am

The Firemen on SNES, very expensive though there are other ways to play it of course!
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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by HisNHer_LP » Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:39 am

sscott wrote:The Firemen on SNES, very expensive though there are other ways to play it of course!
I only recently found out about this, and so far what I have played of it, it's fantastic

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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by rolan » Sun Apr 12, 2015 12:14 pm

curse + battle mania on megadrive.

Battle soccer 2 on snes is like megaman soccer but a bit better... its oddly compelling footy game thats better then 99% of actual football games

100% cotton on snes is amazing

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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by gman72 » Tue Apr 14, 2015 3:10 pm

Good shout for Battle Soccer 2. I just tried it and its quite a cool soccer sim... God knows what I was selecting in the menus though. So did Banpresto make a range of these Battle games? I mentioned Battle Pinball earlier in the thread but I didn't know there were more Banpresto battle games. One wonders how many.
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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by c0nfu53d » Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:14 pm

Banpresto did Battle Dodge Ball 1 & 2

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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by Shinobi » Fri Apr 17, 2015 2:01 pm

SpockIOM wrote:Try Evo: Search for Eden on SNES. I only found out about this game a couple of years ago, but I'm glad I did.

Managed to pick up a cib jap version of Evo about 10 years back for £15 buy it now luckily the person had no idea how much that games really worth.. Some of the best music I've heard on the snes and Gaia looks pretty good considering she's 46 billion years old, but how do you find the evolution aspect?

I understand level 1 you start as life in a pond and by evolving jaws, fins, body tail etc the better killer you become as well as the visual difference to your fish.. But later when you evolve on the land does how you evolve make the game easier of harder or it just individual playing style say 2 or 4 legs slow armored body or agile unprotected body etc make certain parts easier?
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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by Shinobi » Fri Apr 17, 2015 2:08 pm

[quote="TwoHeadedBoy"]Some Mega Drive fun:

Undead Line, ridiculously hard top-down run and gun thing, but it's do-able once you realise how to use your shield...
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Undead Line looks brilliant been trying to find that game but didn't know what it was called reminds me of Elemental Masters one of the Megadrive's best games.. Never heard of Battla Masters either looks a really good Side Arms clone and I thought that Ernest Evans was a Mega CD game.. On your recommendation I got a Valis 2/Paperboy 2 double pack of Ebay obviously dodgy Asian cart but only £3..

It was actually this game Syd of Valis

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The Snes version of Valis is also fabby

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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by Shinobi » Fri Apr 17, 2015 2:16 pm

Been play on the Megadrive Wani Wani World like a cross between Mr Do's Castle and Panic
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And Snow Brothers actually arcade better
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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by sirpigmeat » Sat Apr 18, 2015 1:19 pm

I don't know whats obscure and isn't but I quite enjoyed Mystical Defender on the MD. If you get to the end you get to see a very small naked girl!

I've obscured it below so as not to ruin it for anyone who chooses to play the game. :wink:

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Re: Name me some obscure Snes/Megadrive games to play

Post by SuperFamiKing » Sat Apr 18, 2015 6:04 pm

Psycho Dream

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Hagane (not really obscure, but worth a mention)

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