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Old 11-15-2004, 02:14 PM   #16
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I one hit killed you with bridget.
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Old 11-15-2004, 03:47 PM   #17
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I one hit killed you with bridget.
Thanks you to you learned all the moves with shim that I didn't know.
Yeah I didn't block that Instant Kill because I love Bridget's Instant Kill.
I'm still 2-1 with Sol VS you.

If you can Own me when I'm Sol I will bow down and Call you master.

I was going to review Mario 3 but I realized...nobody hate this game and how can I review a game almost every gamer on the planet has played?

I should review an NES or SNES game though.

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Old 11-15-2004, 04:59 PM   #18
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I'm going to do something different next. A review based on a Rom I played.

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Guwange
1999 Cave

Arcade Only

Reviewed using the Final Burn Alpha Emulator


Intro

Sometimes there are Awesome games that never make it out in the US. Sometimes these Awesome games are Arcade only. So Nobody ever plays them outside Japan.
However one day God Blessed somebody with the idea that these games could be taken out of these circut borad Shell and played on PC in binary by Making the PC and Game Think you're on an Arcade Cab.

Guwange is such a game. Delvoped by Who the Hell are they to the westerner Cave. (makers of some awesome Japan only shooters)


Gameplay

Well it's not quite ESP Ra. De. Remember that Capcom Game Mercs? ok Take that game set it in Ancient Japan infested with Really fucked up Demons.

Ok Good you got Guwange.

This is the mindless kill anything that moves and get the power ups shooter but......It's just sooooooooooooooooooo good. Its the same as the Bajillion
other games in this genre but it really stands out because it's soooooo....
Japanese.

Pick from 3 simular characters and just BSU. That's it. and 2 players can get they freak on too.

3/5- Run of the mill from a Run of the mill Genre


Graphics

well here are some screens





Screen shots don't do this game Justice.

Caved squeeezed alot out of the board they used. which was just a CPS2/Neo Geo like board made in house by Cave. This does look like a Dreamcast game though It doesn't always look handdrawn or sprite based some of these characters look like they pushin some polys but aren't.

Also standing out is the Single most fucked up boss in Video Game history the Famous Cat spider



This was the 3rd level boss. The Final boss was pretty messed up too.

The Graphics fit the game and in some ways look better than Games running on the Simular CPS 2 and MVS hardware.

5/5- DAMNED CREATEIVE ENEMIES here and some really really fucked up ones.

sound

The Music THE MUSIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I sampled this game soundtrack when I was working on my Ninja Albums.
One of my MC Chris songs features the music from the 2nd stage.

Not Unlike Ikaruga the music sets the stage for the levels. It's really good music too.

Very Japanese but not too Japanese it's still a shooter.

5/5

Overall

Well how many shooters are set in Ancient Japan? Well just this one.
It might be run of the mill but it's a blast and even if it is run of the mill
it doesn't star Teenagers with Powers or spaceships or wizards. It's Ancient Japan baby!!!!!!!!

The Rom I have should work with MAME I also have final Burn alpha. Of corse you can also go and look for the rom your self.

This won't be ported to PS2 EVER so the only way to play this game is to either import the Cab or play it VIA Emu. I hightly recomend this game I wish Cave could get money from my downloads of their stuff becuase it's just the best in the Business.

DOWNLOAD IT!!!!!!!!!

Overall Score 4/5
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Old 11-15-2004, 05:49 PM   #19
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you cannot block an instant kill.
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Old 11-15-2004, 06:45 PM   #20
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you cannot block an instant kill.
You sure can
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Old 11-15-2004, 08:30 PM   #21
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i thought you couldn't do it. maybe that was guilty gear X2? i was under the impression that you cannot.
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Old 11-15-2004, 08:39 PM   #22
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i thought you couldn't do it. maybe that was guilty gear X2? i was under the impression that you cannot.
well Some IKs you just walk into like Zappa's and May's
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Old 11-15-2004, 08:47 PM   #23
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i thought you couldn't do it. maybe that was guilty gear X2? i was under the impression that you cannot.
All instant kills can be blocked, this was established in GGX. If you whiff with one, you can't use tension, this means no faultless defense, no roman cancels or another instant kill.
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Old 11-15-2004, 09:19 PM   #24
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But if you rock your don't need it.
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Old 11-15-2004, 11:59 PM   #25
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That tarantula with the cat head is freaky! This shooter looks good. Too bad I don't own it.
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Old 11-16-2004, 12:38 AM   #26
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But if you rock your don't need it.
If you rock you don't need instant kills either, those are the last thing to ever depend on when actually being competitive in GGX2. This is of course assuming that your talking about not having a tension gauge.
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Old 11-16-2004, 02:02 AM   #27
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If you rock you don't need instant kills either, those are the last thing to ever depend on when actually being competitive in GGX2. This is of course assuming that your talking about not having a tension gauge.
If you're hardcore you don't need the Tension Guage.

Infact when I play on live I play with IK off but EX on but for some reason I think Black and Gold are locked for Live play.
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Old 11-16-2004, 04:51 PM   #28
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Have you ever heard of Daigo Umehara?
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Old 11-16-2004, 06:33 PM   #29
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Old 11-17-2004, 12:23 AM   #30
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Daigo is the best 2d fighting game player in the world, aside from the flawed MVSC2, he can whoop anyone's ass in every 2d fighting game. Daigo also is the best Sol player.
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