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by Gentlegamer
April 18th, 2019, 5:56 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Gamestop posts massive losses
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Gamestop posts massive losses

https://www.gamerevolution.com/news/526553-gamestop-guaranteed-to-love-it-program-refund-games Gamestop is starting a new program where you can return a new game within 48 hours if you don't "love" it. This is interesting, you can get a refund of store credit on a $59.99 game. Our local G...
by Gentlegamer
April 18th, 2019, 4:43 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Favorite '80s Albums
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Favorite '80s Albums

The Police - Synchronicity Iron Maiden - Powerslave Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell Ozzy Osbourne - Randy Rhoads Tribute Dio - Holy Diver Judas Priest - Screaming For Vengeance AC/DC - Back In Black Metallica - Master of Puppets Huey Lewis and the News - Sports Nin...
by Gentlegamer
April 15th, 2019, 3:40 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/4/14: NES: Final Fantasy (Guest Review), Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom
Replies: 20
Views: 529

Re: 2019/4/14: NES: Final Fantasy (Guest Review), Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom

Both Ultima and Wizardry are inspired by [tabletop] role-playing games, specifically Dungeons & Dragons . That is the lineage of this video game genre. Yes, but that's not what Final Fantasy is directly drawing on, which is how the review paints it. It's inspired by a game that was inspired by ...
by Gentlegamer
April 15th, 2019, 1:13 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/4/14: NES: Final Fantasy (Guest Review), Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom
Replies: 20
Views: 529

Re: 2019/4/14: NES: Final Fantasy (Guest Review), Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom

Final Fantasy wasn't really inspired by tabletop games; it was a response to the original Dragon Quest , released a year earlier. Both built on early-'80s American computer RPGs like Ultima and Wizardry , which were very popular in Japan. Both Ultima and Wizardry are inspired by [tabletop] role-pla...
by Gentlegamer
April 15th, 2019, 7:18 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/4/14: NES: Final Fantasy (Guest Review), Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom
Replies: 20
Views: 529

Re: 2019/4/14: NES: Final Fantasy (Guest Review), Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom

Final Fantasy spawned one of the best webcomics of all time.

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Re: Princess Tomato - "reproduction" is an euphemism for illegal bootleg. Please correct the review text
by Gentlegamer
April 13th, 2019, 9:25 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Doubt about reviews and emulation
Replies: 5
Views: 302

Re: Doubt about reviews and emulation

If you're playing any of the old games on a modern system... it's emulation anyway, so it's all fair game.

ProTip: get a SNES Classic Mini (official emulation) and fill it with classic ROMs from your favorite systems. https://snesclassicmods.com/
by Gentlegamer
April 13th, 2019, 7:21 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Physical Release Thread
Replies: 235
Views: 32358

Re: Physical Release Thread

Update: Joe Dever's Lone Wolf for Switch via Super Rare Games: https://superraregames.com/products/srg-15-lone-wolf-switch Many more to come, just a time consuming task. This site is helpful for many: https://limitedgamenews.com/ I have all the original Lone Wolf adventure books. Still the best way...
by Gentlegamer
April 13th, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: What do you like/dislike about the site?
Replies: 37
Views: 1045

Re: What do you like/dislike about the site?

VideoGameCritic wrote:Apparently miracles really do happen! Now registered users can post without approval.
Please behave yourselves! The moderators will still be keeping an eye out.


I like that you finally found the option in the forum admin control panel.
by Gentlegamer
April 6th, 2019, 8:02 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: A good article on what went wrong with the now infamous Anthem.
Replies: 5
Views: 415

Re: A good article on what went wrong with the now infamous Anthem.

Sonicx9 wrote:RIP Bioware just like all of the many beloved studios and teams destroyed by EA such as Visceral Games, Maxis, Westwood Studios, Virgin Interactive North America, Mythic, etc.


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