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Old 10-30-2006, 08:20 PM
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It's funny, truthfully I'm not all that big a fan of NES games in the first place. I find it hard to adjust to not having certain improvements which came along later (saving in cartridge [Zelda excepted], multiple game saves, using the D-pad to navigate menus rather than select, etc).

But for whatever reason, SMB3 just doesn't do it for me. It's just a bit too scattered and unfocused for my tastes. None of the extra upgrades are all that fantastic in my opinion, and the level design is just so bla compared to other games in the series. It's fun, but not as much as the original. Or 64. Or NSMB. All in my opinion, of course, which is very much an outlier.

LoZ deserves a place at the top of the NES heap simply because it was just so ahead of its time. It was sort of the GTA3 of its day, as I see it. The game provided a go anywhere, do anything feel that had never been seen before, and wasn't really significantly revamped until GTA3 15+ years later. It truly created a whole world and crammed it into a cartridge. That's damned significant.
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Old 10-30-2006, 08:27 PM
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Old 10-30-2006, 08:34 PM
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Ah, I'm the opposite of you, IJD. I'm a huge NES fan. The reason for that may involve the lack of ownership of any later console system from any maker. A month or so ago I got a DS. It was my first game system since the NES. I have a lot of catching up to do.

But since NES is all I've ever known, and since it defined a large portion of my growing up years, mine and my brother's actually, it's what I've known and loved. Even today, even despite the recent DS purchase, I still play my NES, though I've noticed that of all the games I own for it, the main five I come back to are SMB 1, 2, and 3 and Zelda 1 and 2. For those who wonder, I never owned Metroid or Castlevania or Megaman, though I've definitely played Metroid and Megaman.

And honestly, I consider NSMB to be very much an homage to both SMB1 and SMB3. There are a lot of elements of both games in it.
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Old 10-30-2006, 08:39 PM
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Well you could always ask DD.
That would require thinking, and also lack of laziness. Neither of which I possess.

Also, I just noticed your member title. Go me!
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Old 10-30-2006, 09:45 PM
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You didn't do what? We didn't accuse you of anything. Yet. :suspicious:
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Old 10-30-2006, 09:51 PM
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Old 10-30-2006, 11:28 PM
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I think the plot must have the consistancy of a cement block by now.
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There's a plot? I didn't think we had one. We were just--

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Old 10-31-2006, 03:35 AM
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Eeeeexcellent.
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Old 10-31-2006, 05:57 PM
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Given that this is now Halloween, that must make catalina a zombie. Right?

(It's logic, of a sort.)
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Old 10-31-2006, 06:10 PM
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*Waves at KJ*

Me? A zombie? I don't think-- Right.

Er, I mean
BRAAAAAIIIINNNSS! *Goes towards PHJ*
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Old 11-01-2006, 03:31 PM
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Sorry, no brains here. I do so hate to disappoint.
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Old 11-01-2006, 03:53 PM
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Aww... *De-zombie-izes*
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Old 11-01-2006, 04:25 PM
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What does a vegetarian zombie say?

GRAAAIIIIIIIINS!
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^ Heheh
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Old 11-04-2006, 12:22 PM
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I'm not sure how kosher zombies would work, exactly, but it's something I feel we don't see enough of.
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