1. mightymuffy

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    It is 'free' for Switch online members though, hence the Temp giving it a bit of recognition. Fully deserved though! (is this the one that has a picture of a dog pissing against a lamppost?! Made me laff!) Fully agreed on the GB game, released around the same time if I remember - if anything that game is even better! Not agreed with whoever mentioned Picmi though - OK as a freebie, but just doesn't feel right compared to the Nintendo published ones (same goes for the myriad of ad-ridden mobile phone games)
    And to whoever said if Picross 3D counts - no it fukkin doesn't, but that's also a great game!
     
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!
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    why would they it's promoting their shit?
     
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    Worldblender GBAtemp Regular
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    I was the one who mentioned Picmi in an earlier post. Can you explain to me which part(s) don't feel right compared to the Nintendo versions? I'm sure that they could all be fixed by code and/or assets, but part of that is due to me striving to avoid proprietary software if there are decent FOSS alternatives.
     
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    I'm all in for foss and open source, but I have to give it to Nintendo for their UX work is almost always impeccable. Piccross 3D and 3D 2 were amazing.
     
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    and then there's picross touch on steam that is free and has online sharing of puzzles for other people to play.
     
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    I remember as a kid finding a NEW Mario game in the local market and rushing home all excited to play it with the universal adapter only to be presented with....this.....I was more than a bit disappointed and didn't appreciate it, but now im kinda keen on the odd game of picross (even the little Easter egg version hidden in the android build screen), but as a kid I was very upset that it wasn't some super brand new Mario game that was only released in japan
     
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    I know. It's Nintendo we're talking about and they took down fan-made stuff like games.
     
  8. mightymuffy

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    There's no real answer to this, hence the italics used when I mentioned 'feels' - it's similar to when certain people slag off emulators, refusing to play them on anything other than the real thing.... Picmi does everything right, but like the Android games, like the Sunsoft published games on PS1 etc, like even the Switch 3rd party games, Picross just feels, sorry, feels better when Nintendo does it (even though many of those games are actually made by Bullet Proof Software! :lol:)
     
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    Actually, they are made by Jupiter. Amazing quality designer. I'm always looking forward to their next release. Picross S5 is just around the corner now. :grog: I'm addicted to mega-picross now. Regular picross almost seems too easy.
     
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    Ouch, you're right! BPS did Tetris games - senior moment there muffy!! :lol::blush:
     
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    I also played Kemono Friends Picross, I guess you can call the drawings you uncover "very Japanese", I even got a bit prudish when I saw some of those characters in their beastly short outfits...
     
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    It made me smile everytime I solved those and saw the character. Cute artwork, but overall a pretty easy Picross game to finish. Looking forward to more Jupiter side projects Picross games.
     
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    For me it's presentation, honestly - I like the concept of FOSS games, and some of them (OpenTTD, Neverball) are fantastic, but too often they look like unpolished jank made by several random people who don't have a good feel for visual design (which is exactly what it is in majority of cases). Picmi suffers from the same problem, and even during my short-ish Linux stay I emulated Nintendo versions instead.
     
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    I believe the phrase you are looking for is "programmer art".
     
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  15. SaulFabre

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    Yeah nice game the Mario Super Picross but it was only released in Japan for Super Famicom but it was released also on Europe (sadly, not in USA) but on Wii Virtual Console. But since the game wasn't released in USA on VC, i will have to inject it. (because I can make custom VC games for Wii xD)
     
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