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Old 11-15-2005, 09:46 AM   #871
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How did you manage to play anything if you sold it so fast.
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Old 11-15-2005, 10:10 AM   #872
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I would've given the Dreamcast a 7 or an 8, not that I rate systems with a score. Sonic Adventure, Skies of Arcadia, Street Fighter III (both versions), Shenmue 1 & 2, Soul Calibur (still my favorite 3D fighter), House of the Dead, etc. etc. Zero Gunner 2 was good but Mars Matrix I cannot enjoy for some reason. Go figure. I agree about the system loading being very loud and grating, but I don't think the VMU ruined the console, although it wasn't as cool as a standard memory card. I don't enjoy Vampire Chronicles or whatever it's called because the characters are so tinny! Instead, I just play NightWarriors/Vampire Saviour on my Saturn.

blueskied, no, the omission of a great soundtrack won't kill a shooter, but you must admit that having a great soundtrack aggrandizes the experience.
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Old 11-15-2005, 11:29 AM   #873
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I liked Hydro Thunder.
Especially that annoying announcer voice. It makes me laugh.

I liked the DC too. Joe is just mean.
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Old 11-15-2005, 03:09 PM   #874
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blueskied, no, the omission of a great soundtrack won't kill a shooter, but you must admit that having a great soundtrack aggrandizes the experience.
Yes, of course.
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Old 11-15-2005, 04:16 PM   #875
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You're right, I have not played Border Down and I don't care to. I do remember looking at the screens and being underwhelmed. I already have so many other great shooters. I have heard its music though and it REALLY SUCKS ASS. All shooters play pretty much the same, so graphics and music are key for shooters. And I am pretty good at good shooters. Ask fellow forum member Vicviper. Your feelings are just hurt because I don't like the system as much as you do. Don't cry, it'll be OK in the end. And no I am not mean. I am free to my opinion and it is my opinion that the system wasn't all that spectacular. And my opinion JUST HAPPENS to be fact!

I knew a lot of people wouldn't be able to handle the truth!
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Old 11-15-2005, 04:29 PM   #876
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Well, this is your thread so you can say what you like.
I'm not going to argue with you, as I see little point in that.
Suffice it to say I don't agree with you at all on these topics.
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Old 11-15-2005, 08:04 PM   #877
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That's nice.
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Old 11-15-2005, 10:30 PM   #878
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but you must admit that having a great soundtrack aggrandizes the experience.
Wow...Word of the Day!
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Old 11-15-2005, 11:27 PM   #879
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Yes Joe has some shooter talent. I remember him owning(kicking ass at) Gaires(Genesis).

But yes you did leave out some good games that are worth noting such as:

Typing of the Dead
Powerstone
Giga Wing 2
Test Drive-Vrally(good at the time)
Ecco teh Dolphin
Samba de Amigo
Sega Bass/Marine fishing
18-wheeler pro trucker
But these are good ones IMO.

Oh and you cut me down because I had a dial up modem at the time. Screw you and I h8 you 4evar!
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Old 11-15-2005, 11:33 PM   #880
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Wow...Word of the Day!
Seriously. I had to look it up too to get the exact definition:

aggrandizes - ag?gran?diz?es - tr. v. -
1. To increase the scope of; extend.
2. To make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation.
3. To make appear greater; exaggerate: aggrandize one argument while belittling another.

Icarus busts out a $.75 word! WOW!
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Old 11-15-2005, 11:40 PM   #881
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Seriously. I had to look it up too to get the exact definition:

aggrandizes - ag?gran?diz?es - tr. v. -
1. To increase the scope of; extend.
2. To make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation.
3. To make appear greater; exaggerate: aggrandize one argument while belittling another.

Icarus busts out a $.75 word! WOW!
*looks around, confused*
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Old 11-15-2005, 11:49 PM   #882
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*looks around, confused*
Suuuure, try to play it off now, like it was nothing. ;)

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Old 11-15-2005, 11:58 PM   #883
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Yeah Icarus, just take your three quarters and begone!
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Old 11-16-2005, 12:07 AM   #884
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Hold on a sec. What, praytell, is so "WOW!" about using the word aggrandize? It's not as complicated a word as obfuscation or unisonance, is it?
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Old 11-16-2005, 12:12 AM   #885
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(Hits Icarus on the head with a cinderblock) Hey. We prefer the words confuse and simultaneous. (Hits him again for good measure)
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