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  Topic: wha?
friedchicken

Replies: 6
Views: 4811

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:38 am   Subject: wha?

I ended up starting

Oddly enough I ended up there as well just recently (as secret-arts), and I'll be joining in the Pirate Kart V festivities, or at least I plan on it.

Ah well, Gamer's Quar ...
  Topic: wha?
friedchicken

Replies: 6
Views: 4811

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 12:10 am   Subject: wha?
Where is everyone?

Since the last time I came around here I grew up and became a programmer, but now Gamersquarter is overcome by spammers and bots!

Wha happa?
  Topic: Neo Geo Forever!
friedchicken

Replies: 10
Views: 4996

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:28 am   Subject: Neo Geo Forever!
As far as the fighting games go, you should put emphasis on picking up SamSho 2. It's unbelievably innovative and interesting for a fighting game on such a relatively limited handheld platform. Especi ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:20 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I got Rainbow 6 Vegas 2 tonight and thus far I am highly disappointed.

Has anyone else noticed the sheer amount of advertising that's been leveled upon us for this game? Six consecutive sites I vis ...
  Topic: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
friedchicken

Replies: 30
Views: 12596

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2008 5:55 pm   Subject: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
I think it's a bit silly to condemn one game for not retaining the focus of another, even if it's in the same series.

The truth is, I've felt all along here like I was defending JSRF at the expense ...
  Topic: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
friedchicken

Replies: 30
Views: 12596

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 1:33 pm   Subject: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
On a related note, has anyone actually played Ollie King? I've lamented elsewhere that it will likely never be ported to any home systems because 1) it was released to arcades so long ago and 2) it ha ...
  Topic: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
friedchicken

Replies: 30
Views: 12596

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 4:13 pm   Subject: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
Edit: also, Harveyjams, you should try out Mark Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure if you haven't and are looking for a graff minigame more deep than just holding the R-Trigger as you gring pa ...
  Topic: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
friedchicken

Replies: 30
Views: 12596

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:23 pm   Subject: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
The only thing I liked about JSRF was bumbling about exploring Shibuya, which became an empty and aimless experience when I realised the cops weren't going to turn up. The cops are half of what made s ...
  Topic: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
friedchicken

Replies: 30
Views: 12596

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:06 pm   Subject: Jet Set / Grind Radio vs Jet Set Radio Future: FIGHT!
]ALSO, aesthetically it's pretty top-loaded in that almost all the environments after the first two are ass-ugly.

Well... unless you're talking about the Japanese version, the last few levels of J ...
  Topic: Stuff in Real Life that makes you think of Games
friedchicken

Replies: 35
Views: 14279

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 11:00 am   Subject: Stuff in Real Life that makes you think of Games
But I can redirect this to another thread if there is one.

You should. I'd love to discuss it more, but threads that I start are 100% guaranteed to die after two or three posts, so I'll defer to yo ...
  Topic: Stuff in Real Life that makes you think of Games
friedchicken

Replies: 35
Views: 14279

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:20 pm   Subject: Stuff in Real Life that makes you think of Games
Tons of railing against JSRF.

Uh... yeah. I was just talking about imagining JSR/JSRF grinding in real life, I wasn't trying to debate its shortcomings. Start another thread if that's what you're a ...
  Topic: Stuff in Real Life that makes you think of Games
friedchicken

Replies: 35
Views: 14279

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:29 am   Subject: Stuff in Real Life that makes you think of Games
When I was playing Jet Set Radio (and later JSRF) all the time I would drive around and find myself daydreaming about grinding on all the electric and telephone wires and railings.
  Topic: I command you all to educate me about Super Robot Wars
friedchicken

Replies: 3
Views: 2883

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 3:58 pm   Subject: I command you all to educate me about Super Robot Wars
Thanks for the nudge in that other direction. It was exactly what I was looking for.
  Topic: I command you all to educate me about Super Robot Wars
friedchicken

Replies: 3
Views: 2883

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2008 8:31 pm   Subject: I command you all to educate me about Super Robot Wars
Keep in mind that my search of existing threads was pretty half-assed, but I didn't see a good discussion of the Super Robot Wars series anywhere on TGQ.

So, tell me, those who know what you're tal ...
  Topic: Games you were turned off from before ever playing
friedchicken

Replies: 82
Views: 28877

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:01 pm   Subject: Games you were turned off from before ever playing


I'm betting it was All-Pro Football 2K8.

(I worked on that game.)

I think it was, actually. Sorry, no offense, but I just don't 'get' football!
  Topic: Games you were turned off from before ever playing
friedchicken

Replies: 82
Views: 28877

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:53 am   Subject: Games you were turned off from before ever playing
I feel like I need to bring up another side of things: there are a bunch of games that I would probably never have bothered with (or maybe even heard about) if not for being pointed toward them by peo ...
  Topic: The RL thread OR: Rogue is a fraud! The BAM-Like thread.
friedchicken

Replies: 82
Views: 36127

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:26 pm   Subject: The RL thread OR: Rogue is a fraud! The BAM-Like thread.
Hey what's the name of that Japanese sort-of-roguelike with the rather cute graphics that got put on PSP recently?

if you're talking about the game with the little pixel monsters and warriors, it's ...
  Topic: Location, Location, Location
friedchicken

Replies: 41
Views: 15687

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 9:20 am   Subject: Location, Location, Location
I live in southeast Portland, OR. Before that, it was Washington, DC, and before that (for many many years) it was Baltimore, MD-- specifically Towson, MD, for those Maryland enthusiasts out there.
...
  Topic: In this thread I post screens of Macintosh games
friedchicken

Replies: 112
Views: 75736

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 9:09 am   Subject: In this thread I post screens of Macintosh games
http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/4650/new13xi2.png

Hey does someone want to remind me of what this one is named? If I had to guess it was something 2. I specifically remember it being the second ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 1:54 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I downloaded the demo of Omega 5 last night, fired it up this morning for all of five minutes, and was so taken by it that I bought the full game. Boy, they've really done the whole 'Forgotten Worlds' ...
  Topic: Wii Numbers, Xbox Live Tags, PS3 Network IDs, and MMOs
friedchicken

Replies: 301
Views: 206684

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2008 1:57 pm   Subject: Wii Numbers, Xbox Live Tags, PS3 Network IDs, and MMOs
My 360 gamertag is robotchris.
  Topic: TGQ Best of 200000.......000007
friedchicken

Replies: 178
Views: 54235

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:08 pm   Subject: TGQ Best of 200000.......000007
Okay.

1. Kangaeru Exit
2. Mario Galaxy
3. Beautiful Katamari
4. Every Extend Extra Extreme (I'm pretty sure the XBLA version was from 2007)

Arkanoid DS, Goku Makaimura Kai, and Disgaea PSP ju ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 11:05 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
black paddles have sold out at the import stores i patronize, so i bought a pink one to plug into my black ds.

(three out of seven paddles rescued, by the way.)

Dess, you'll be really happy with ...
  Topic: I want to appreciate horizontal scrolling shooters.
friedchicken

Replies: 38
Views: 17889

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:50 pm   Subject: I want to appreciate horizontal scrolling shooters.
Phalanx is not bad. It got a re-release on the GBA a few years back.

Shaper, there was another earlier sequel to Sengoku Ace that was a horizontal scrolling shooter. I can't recall the name, but I ...
  Topic: I want to appreciate horizontal scrolling shooters.
friedchicken

Replies: 38
Views: 17889

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:38 am   Subject: I want to appreciate horizontal scrolling shooters.
You should check out Progear no Arashi!
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2007 8:47 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Oh yes? I hadn't seen, but then again I wasn't paying attention I guess.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2007 6:48 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Has anyone played or otherwise heard about Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida for the PSP? It's sort of like Dig Dug X Deception X Tower of Druaga X Lemmings, a game where you play as the villain who sets mo ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:47 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Wow, I didn't know such a thing

Wow, Jumping Flash!

They hedge regarding whether or not a PS3 is required, or if you can download it directly to a PSP, oh well, time to do some more reading.
  Topic: Two Bestsellers & Two Capcom Games
friedchicken

Replies: 32
Views: 14195

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:03 am   Subject: Two Bestsellers & Two Capcom Games
Yeah, the bosses are definitely not where it's at, despite being kindof pretty. I guess, though, that looking back all the way to SMB1, this is nothing really new, although I guess bosses aren't even ...
  Topic: CONTRA 4: Froth-worthy?
friedchicken

Replies: 11
Views: 5452

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 10:53 am   Subject: CONTRA 4: Froth-worthy?
I'd like to, despite how many other things I'm already working on. I've actually never played Hard Corps...

(waits for the hushed gasps to subside)

...even though I've always meant to, but the c ...
  Topic: Two Bestsellers & Two Capcom Games
friedchicken

Replies: 32
Views: 14195

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:58 am   Subject: Two Bestsellers & Two Capcom Games
the strongest parts of super mario sunshine are probably the parts where the player is asked to jump between unexplained platforms in space, and much of super mario galaxy is unexplained platforms in ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:28 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I just set my Wii back up for the first time since I moved about 4 months ago (wow, tons of new Mii's!), just in time to start playing Super Mario Galaxy.

Saying it makes me feel like the king of a ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2007 11:46 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I had to come back to visit TGQ to see what you thought about it Shaper.
You shouldn't just visit! You should stay.

Okay.

So then, what am I playing? Disgaea PSP, Zelda Phantom Hourglass, Arcan ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:52 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Castlevania: Dracula X Collection


I had to come back to visit TGQ to see what you thought about it Shaper. All great points, I need to think on it. It's a very, very good game to begin with, and ...
  Topic: Silent Hill 2 starts badly (or, convince me to keep playing)
friedchicken

Replies: 16
Views: 9841

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 5:19 pm   Subject: Silent Hill 2 starts badly (or, convince me to keep playing)
Definitely hang in there, ApM. Silent Hill 2 gets a lot better if you sort of forgive it some of the stupid stuff like blocking off all the exits and sending you into disgusting public bathrooms.

T ...
  Topic: Makaimura talk
friedchicken

Replies: 2
Views: 4723

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 10:24 am   Subject: Makaimura talk
So I picked up the other games in the series, like Makaimura Gaiden for the Wonderswan and the different ports for other systems, like the Game Boy Color and the Master System. The soundtrack, for exa ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2007 8:06 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I got Wario Master of Disguise for the DS last weekend and I've been playing it pretty regularly.

I've enjoyed it, but only because I decided early on that it's not a platform game with puzzle elem ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:50 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
As if I haven't already been playing enough stuff right now, SSX Blur for the Wii arrived yesterday and my wife has been edging toward throwing the wiimote through the wall since then (due to frustrat ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2007 6:07 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I've finally gotten Rondo of Blood working in emulation, so I've been playing a bit here and there. Oh, and I got Lunar Knights and played it for about ten hours straight on Friday. It's good, but not ...
  Topic: Official TGQ Virtual Console And Live Arcade Games Thread
friedchicken

Replies: 977
Views: 448380

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:20 pm   Subject: Official TGQ Virtual Console And Live Arcade Games Thread
MSX and Neo Geo?

Damn it, why does Japan always get the best stuff?
  Topic: one of the more underrated Final Fantasy games (FFV talk)
friedchicken

Replies: 14
Views: 8708

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:58 am   Subject: one of the more underrated Final Fantasy games (FFV talk)
I'll submit to this thread that you're going to want to have a ninja at some point. Throwing your old, deprecated weapons at boss monsters, I found, was key.

Oh yeah, ninja is one of my favorite cl ...
  Topic: HOLD IT!! Issue #8 Now Available!
friedchicken

Replies: 31
Views: 91088

PostForum: Issues   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:41 am   Subject: HOLD IT!! Issue #8 Now Available!
So Chris Harback contributed artwork for the Strider article but his name isn't listed under the contributors?

"!!!"

I think this is getting put in there right now, and the moderator totally bl ...
  Topic: one of the more underrated Final Fantasy games (FFV talk)
friedchicken

Replies: 14
Views: 8708

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 5:13 pm   Subject: one of the more underrated Final Fantasy games (FFV talk)
Thanks everyone, for the input. I see the point about leveling, and I think I'll probably pick a few jobs and stick with them. It's still fairly early, so I don't think I've done any real damage to my ...
  Topic: one of the more underrated Final Fantasy games (FFV talk)
friedchicken

Replies: 14
Views: 8708

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 1:47 pm   Subject: one of the more underrated Final Fantasy games (FFV talk)
I should clarify that I don't really ever play RPGs, so that might be why my approach is a little different. One of the reasons I've spread out my AP across jobs is that I have enjoyed playing as most ...
  Topic: one of the more underrated Final Fantasy games (FFV talk)
friedchicken

Replies: 14
Views: 8708

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:36 am   Subject: one of the more underrated Final Fantasy games (FFV talk)
Okay so I finally started the thread that I threatened to about Final Fantasy V Advance. I say Advance-specific because that the version I'm playing, not the SFC or PS1 versions, and I understand ther ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 11:36 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I'll second that. I've been thinking of grabbing LK because I like the character designs. Although I need another game to play right now like I need a hole in the head.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
friedchicken

Replies: 4229
Views: 1613356

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2007 11:08 am   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I've been rediscovering the joys for pre-FFVII Final Fantasy. To wit: Final Fantasy V Advance.

After an abortive attempt at playing FFIII on the DS, I decided to give V a shot, since a major gimmic ...
  Topic: Konami hates Castlevania fans
friedchicken

Replies: 35
Views: 18369

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 6:13 pm   Subject: Konami hates Castlevania fans
Not significantly, no.

Eh, but you also get the remake, SoTN, etc. with the PSP version.

Now you see, I'm just making excuses for not geting a PCE Duo. There you go.

It's nice to see it final ...
  Topic: Konami hates Castlevania fans
friedchicken

Replies: 35
Views: 18369

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 5:41 pm   Subject: Konami hates Castlevania fans
Sigh, sigh. I was hoping to never again buy anything for the PSP. I guess I'll have to give in, since I'm not willing to drop the cash on the original. I'm pretty sure PSP+Dracula X will be significan ...
  Topic: Wii Numbers, Xbox Live Tags, PS3 Network IDs, and MMOs
friedchicken

Replies: 301
Views: 206684

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 11:52 am   Subject: Wii Numbers, Xbox Live Tags, PS3 Network IDs, and MMOs
Did you add me Dess? Cause you're still greyed out in my address book.

Anyway, I've added everyone who's posted their code since I checked last.
 
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