Fans attempt to recreate Megaman Legends 3

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  1. WatchGintama

    WatchGintama GBAtemp Maniac

    Feb 22, 2009
    United States
    Good luck to them.

    :arrow: Source
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  2. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

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    Sep 13, 2009
    Gaming Grotto
    Yup, the desperation levels are off the charts. The fanbase moved on from whining to have the game made to actually making the game themselves.
  3. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

    Sep 14, 2010
    God those environment models. Oh well, as long as it stops people from complaining constantly, I guess.
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  4. The Real Jdbye

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    Mar 17, 2010
    I fail to see how they can recreate a game that was never released.
    It's more like a Megaman Legends fangame using the limited information available on MML3.
    It could end up being a good fangame anyway, but fangames of this scale are almost never completed.
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  5. pokefloote

    pokefloote GBAtemp Addict

    Mar 20, 2009
    United States
    At least they seem to know what they are doing. Hopefully no companies come forward to stop the project for using their IP like Hatsune Miku or ... MegaMan.
  6. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

    Aug 5, 2011
    United States
    New Jersey
    In which the fanbase refuses to let go of a game that probably wasn't going to be all that great to begin with.

    Honestly, guys, it's a little embarrassing. There are people with PTSD who recover faster than this fandom.
  7. placebooooo

    placebooooo GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Aug 9, 2013
    United States
    When I saw this, I immediately thought of the fan remake of Mother zero that has never been completed but is still surprisingly being worked on.
  8. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

    Feb 28, 2010
    The Forge
    Inb4 Capcom Cease and Desist.

    What made Megaman Legends such a fantastic series that it has created such a fan following? :o
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  9. placebooooo

    placebooooo GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Aug 9, 2013
    United States
    That is a question I would love to know the answer to. I have only played megaman legends 1 but I did not see anything special about it, as opposed to the megaman x series which I thought was remarkable.
  10. Clydefrosch

    Clydefrosch GBAtemp Psycho!

    Jan 2, 2009
    it was a 3d megaman game with a few memorable characters that was surprisingly fun.
  11. chrisrlink

    chrisrlink your friendly neighborhood serial killer

    Aug 27, 2009
    United States
    Elm street
    I can see a Cease and Desist order from capcom on the way (like what happened to that 3D chrono Trigger game that squaresoft now square Enix) did if anything instead of a CAD I would hire these guys it'll be another blow to capcom's PR if they force a cancelation of the project
  12. Patxinco

    Patxinco Riding a Shooting Star

    Apr 18, 2011
    It looks pretty good, lol, i wish them luck if they manage to go thru the legal barriers that they can encounter.
    At last someone is doing something for this megaman type of game.
  13. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

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    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    Around the time of the cancellation, and the subject times it was dredged back up, I made comments along the lines of "has an air of the bad N64 game around it". Unity and fan game being part of it.... they might actually succeed, give or take C&D or the usual apathy.
  14. XrosBlader821

    XrosBlader821 Digimon Tamer

    Feb 1, 2014
    Actually that's quite Easy and I'm suprised that they waited so long.
    Megaman Legends 3 was a game which creation was really community driven.
    People would submit bosses, level designs, enemy designs in a forum and the community would decide on which is best thus Capcom implementing it into the game.
    So all the people who were active in this community would know about 50~70% on what the game would look like minus the story.
  15. gamefan5

    gamefan5 Kid Icarus Uprising connoiseur

    Aug 29, 2010
    Somewhere in this Earth
    ... Are you fucking kidding me???
    Oh my gawd... some people really NEEED to let go of dat shit. -_-

    I find it sad
  16. BrightNeko

    BrightNeko Popcorn ball

    Dec 11, 2010
    United States
    It starts with the first game being pretty well done on its own and a decent base for the start of a series. An the follow up tripling the efforts of the first one and following up in unexpected ways that really stuck with the fanbase. Now days though anything they did isn't to special. Large bosses, cell shaded look, a functioning camera, a targeting system, and loads of customization. Things that are easy to find now.

    So it the games pretty much have story going for them, which in a Megaman game you usually aren't around for. They had a more cinematic feel compared to others in the series, with OK voice acting to boot. No megaman 8 "dactor whairy", or X4's "WHAT AM I FIGHTING FOR!!!" An again while the first one laid it all out it was the second one that really bumped it up. Following up with a lot of answers, what happened to roll's parents, megaman's past, and everything in the pudding! All led to a cliff hanger with megaman stuck on the moon, and earth about to be under attack.

    To note literally every question got answered, outside of what the hell the motherload was. Thing is the answers ended up damning a few characters to things like memory loss or body snatching. So their plot threads aren't really finished either.

    An alternative way for some people to see it is, look at what resident evil 4 did for resident evil when it came out. :/ Through gameplay and story telling, coming off the side scroller games legends was quite a jarring experience.

    Anyway that is best I can explain it outside of saying go play the games. Legends 1 can be emulated fine, but 2 is the problem :/ mid way through the game there is a water section which is really cool. However it plays with how the game works in stupid ways making it hard to emulate. An forget about the side game the misadventures of tron bon which last I checked had text issues. x.x
  17. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone

    The big spoiler is it never had such a huge fan following. It was a spin off for Megaman. It had some fans but it never did that great, especially compared to core Megaman. For some reason people through a bitchfit when MML3 got canned and all the sudden proclaimed themselves as the "biggest Megaman Legends fans" and started talking about how the games were "so great" or "hidden gems".
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  18. XrosBlader821

    XrosBlader821 Digimon Tamer

    Feb 1, 2014
    Pretty much this.
  19. Inuuto

    Inuuto Enigmatic

    Feb 2, 2010
    United States
    Hope they do a good job with it. You don't want waste a lot of time on something you're not getting paid to do. The graphics could be improved.
  20. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my's over 9000!!!

    Nov 17, 2008
    they have to know Capcom isn't going to let them get away with this :rofl2:
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