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Postby Cpt. Zipps » Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:14 pm

I've decided to do my first playthrough with the machine gun, but next time try and get the upgrade for the Polar Star: The Spur.
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Postby trebnos1 » Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:19 pm

This. Is. Awesome.
First time playing; thanks for the tipoff. I went ahead and got the Polar Star first time through, plus Booster 2.0, and I'm currently trying to get though Hell. Just... awesome.
Incidentally, apparently this was released for WiiWare.
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Postby jmatthew » Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:51 pm

No worries Silver--at least one other person is hardcore. I too beat Sacred Ground, each time with a different weapon combo. I can't even count the times I've beaten the main game though--I love replaying it once in a while. I remember the first time I played it and thought it was the coolest thing ever about 4 or 5 years ago.
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Postby jmatthew » Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:53 pm

Sidenote: Nifflas, the guy who did the WiiWare port, has several awesome games of his own, including Within a Deep Forest (awesome physics-based platformer with very awesome ambient soundtrack), Knytt, and Knytt Stories.
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Postby HAL-9001 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:12 am

Erm, Nifflas didn't "do" the WiiWare port (that was Nicalis, Inc.), but he was involved with the soundtrack (appropriately enough, as his games do indeed have awesome soundtracks).

If we're talking about Nifflas and his games, too, perhaps we should change this thread title to "Awesome Indie Games"? In that vein, the Submachine games (by Mateusz Skutnik) are fun point-and-click puzzle games with great ambient music.
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Postby Arkbrik » Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:14 am

Indie games, huh?

I just beat Yume Nikki yesterday, and it's a great game. Do not play at night though.

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You are a little girl called Madotsuki, and you have to explore your dreams to collect 24 Effects. The effects are sometimes hidden in very unlikely places, so you might need to use a walkthrough to find some of them. There's also lots of other stuff that you can run into that's strange, creepy or bizarre.

Oh, and there is one scene in the game that is completely positive, with nothing weird or scary. One scene. And it's rather hard to find.
Remus: Harry... I'm a werewolf.
Harry: Are you fucking serious?
Remus: Well yes, but I don't see how that applies here.
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Postby feuer_faust » Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:41 pm

Currently working on Sacred Grounds. I've got the chargy weapon, the nemesis, and Curly Brace... but god damn.
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Postby Zahru II » Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:46 pm

I played it twice but always got stuck at that treaded machine sub-boss thing, which drove me nuts and always whopped my ass... to the point I ragequitted.
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Postby muffinman42 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:34 pm

Cave story's getting a Retail release for the 3DS!
Going to be release in "summer" for EU and June 28th for NA.
It's nice to know it's going to be released in EU for awhile their was no mention of it being released here.
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Postby enders_shadow » Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:07 pm

jeez, Madotsuki has a twisted mind.
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Postby tecm » Mon May 02, 2011 10:20 pm

Zahru II wrote:I played it twice but always got stuck at that treaded machine sub-boss thing, which drove me nuts and always whopped my ass... to the point I ragequitted.

This is going to sound evil, but why is he so hard? I managed to get past him on my first try despite everyone telling me how horrible it is. Course I was stuck on the double dragon boss last time I played. Time to dust off the logitech...
*edit Gah! went back to play it and all my saves were gone! what sick god ordered this?
Okay fine I give up
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