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    Oh my, what a can of nostalgia this is. I...

    Oh my, what a can of nostalgia this is.

    I really can't remember the "hooking factor"

    I started with Atari and Apple IIe.

    Perhaps it was Mario Bro's, and Super Mario Bro's for nintendo.
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    gamespot gave this a 9.0. The game loks great,...

    gamespot gave this a 9.0. The game loks great, the controls are wonderful.

    Sadly I like Ninja Gaiden so much better. I bought them both around the same time and now POP is collecting dust.
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    The scores for this game was well worth it. ...

    The scores for this game was well worth it.

    but the game is deffinately NOT for novice gamers. I've been hardcore gamer for over 10 years and quite hoenstly this serves up a huge challenge.
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    Basically you're alot better off increasing the...

    Basically you're alot better off increasing the memory and overclocking your xbox.

    With Overclocking you gain extra CPU power without a chance of losing "custom" instruction sets that may or may...
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    Ok, yeah I played Ninja Gaiden. It completely...

    Ok, yeah I played Ninja Gaiden. It completely rocks. The action is fast, furious and even at "normal" level provides a huge challenge even for Jaded gamers such as me.
    I can only imagine what...
  6. Thread: Morrowind

    by cgiannelli
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    it's a technical marvel that ammount of content...

    it's a technical marvel that ammount of content and freedom packed onto the single CD. The thing is it's too much content. I've been playing for months on just doing guild quests. I think I did one...
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    Spirits Within carried with it the recurring...

    Spirits Within carried with it the recurring Final Fantasy themes...

    1. Had nothing to do with the any of the games.

    2. Story had Gia.

    3. World faced total destruction.

    4. None of the...
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    this thread got me to break out Fallout and start...

    this thread got me to break out Fallout and start playing it. It took a few minutes to get past the horrible 640x480 resolution. I didn't get too far yet but it's still pretty cool. To that it is...
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    Funny thing is I've also played Fallout 2. I have...

    Funny thing is I've also played Fallout 2. I have 1, just never played it (heard it's actually better)

    Fallout was closer to true role playing than Final Fantasy games, right down to character...
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    Ok i dusted off the game again and started...

    Ok i dusted off the game again and started playing it. New system, radeon 9700 vid card, gig ram.

    Still crashes. can't turn of GL drivers to use directx (then it always crashes). Shadow fragments...
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    the Final Fantasy movie was pretty good. Though...

    the Final Fantasy movie was pretty good. Though $60 million was spent on getting Prof Aki's hair to move naturally. They could easily knock out another 10 movies with much less investment now that...
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    oh yes, that is correct. EA pulled the...

    oh yes, that is correct. EA pulled the development in house near the end stages of Generals and laid off most of the original people working on the game. yet it seems they managed to actually keep...
  13. Thread: Morrowind

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    i need to just finish the darn game. I keep...

    i need to just finish the darn game. I keep losing interest in it because of it length.

    sad thing is I bought Tribunal and Bloodmoon.

    the other sad thing is I had to make my own script patch...
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    FF9 was pretty good. Though it was a rather campy...

    FF9 was pretty good. Though it was a rather campy love story. You spent half the time playing the game waiting for princess Garnet to say her feelings, but never gets around to it. :(

    FF9 did get...
  15. Thread: Mafia

    by cgiannelli
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    thanks much. Mafia has an amazing story line....

    thanks much.

    Mafia has an amazing story line. It's been probably a year since I played the game and I remember key elements of it. The twist almost unexpected ending. Different cut scenes with...
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    Not everyone experienced the horrid crashes of...

    Not everyone experienced the horrid crashes of the game. A few friends of mine had very similar crashes in the game. yet we toughed through it and played the game through.

    Use of the lightsaber...
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    it was a tad cheesy. But it was really cool once...

    it was a tad cheesy. But it was really cool once you got past for first 3 or 4 hours. But then most final fantasy games require 6 hours play to get into the good stuff. 7 was an expection. Only took...
  18. Thread: Mafia

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    more or less I can call myself a professional...

    more or less I can call myself a professional gamer, well without making the money by playing games.

    Hopefully I can go crazy withthe Unreal2k3 stuff make my own killer mod, get funding and start...
  19. Thread: Nostromo?

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    Rock on. The n50 was given to me as a christamss...

    Rock on. The n50 was given to me as a christamss gift a few years back. Being an avid game and keyboarder it took me a little while to even think of using it.

    Well not to insult the gift giver I...
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    I'm in love with my 9700 Ultra. toms hardware...

    I'm in love with my 9700 Ultra.

    toms hardware http://www.tomshardware.com/ has great reviews on hardware. This site ultimately led me to drop Nvidia cards for ATI. After being an Nvidia person...
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    i still need to buy it. I've held off for so...

    i still need to buy it. I've held off for so long, then I discover this awsome site and it's sparked my interest into actually making a game mod. Well hopefully I'll actually make a mod this time...
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    the game was alot of fun if you looked past it's...

    the game was alot of fun if you looked past it's horrible AI, repetative and uninspired missions and real lack of depth.

    I loved going into certain NOD bases and running around them in endless...
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    it was cool, but too arcadish in some areas. Like...

    it was cool, but too arcadish in some areas. Like the fat undead chick level. Those assasins in tight leather were pretty hot though.

    the game is still worth playing even today. I have yet to...
  24. Thread: Sim City 4

    by cgiannelli
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    I've been playing every iteration of Sim City...

    I've been playing every iteration of Sim City since it fit on a single 1.44MB floppy disk.

    Each iteration of the game gets better and better, and this one is no exception. It's astounding of a...
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    It's good that EA atill allows Westwood to make...

    It's good that EA atill allows Westwood to make good games. EA usually buys a great game company, strips it down, kills off all it's innovation and then puts out subpar titles under the name in hopes...
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