how are you playing DK, Mario and similar games ?

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  1. layyen
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    Hi,
    Am not sure about right title, but am wondering, how are gamer majority playing these platforming games, i have seen a lot of fast speed walkthrougts, some people playing carefully and slow.

    I love these games from times of 386 pc, but still its hard to make a lot of levels for me. New super mario and mario 3d land was easy enought, but for example DK is fu**ing hard for me, a lot of leveles i had to play 10-15x, mine cart driving where everything must be done with time precision is nightmare for me. I like to have a lot of time and do everything with fine slower speed :)

    Nintendo games looks like a lot harder then games for Vita and complete playstation devices.

    Am I forever-noob :D ? Are these games really challenging for a lot of people :) ?
     
  2. WoJjTeK

    WoJjTeK GBAtemp Regular

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    For me every game is challenging when I'm not used to controls. The longer You play the game, the better You become, but obviously levels beome harder as well. I don't know which DK game are You talking about, but I've played Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and some levels were quite challenging. My record was I guess 20 baloons spent on one level. And I actually like the fact that the game gives me challenge.
    I like playing with an emphasis on exploration and collecting everything on my 1st-2nd playthrough. Then I usually become so good at the game , and I have already collected everything, that I'm just playing it for fun, blasting through all the levels very quickly. Speed gives me additional challenge.
    I like both styles of games - fast and slow paced. If You like having a lot of time to play a level I'd reccomend You f.e. Yoshi's Island series, where You can take your time exploring.
    I haven't played any platformer for Vita unfortunately, but I cannot recall any 1st party game for Playstation console that could be comparable to those ( 2D platformer ) apart from LittleBigPlanet, which seems to be art-oriented game, and It looked slow-paced. Donkey Kong series is known for it's difficulty, so I'm glad they stuck to that and still produce challenging games. I agree that some Nintendo games are hard, but it's not always the case... Look at NSMB2 for example. It's easy as balls :|
    So yeah tl/dr - I enjoy getting my ass kicked and I like hard platformers.
     
  3. layyen
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    Yoshis Island for 3ds was nice relaxing game ;) DK country returns is what i spoke about, sometimes its so hard but next level is easy and its fine again :)

    Little big planet is the best for psp and vita, then some rabbid ( forgot the name)

    3ds games gives me much more playtime then for another portable consoles :)
     
  4. hippy dave

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    I like playing slow & careful, to fully explore the level. Tho if there's an incentive to get a good time, I might speed through it again straight after.
     
  5. ilman

    ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    Speed run whenever I can.
    I hate going too slow in a game.
    I also really love to abuse glitches. Makes speedrunning that much more rewarding when you beat your old time by a minute at least (Sonic Generations' Speed Highway glitch comes to mind).
    Maybe that's why I love games where speed is your goal (Sonic games, Mirror's Edge and Mario to a certain extent).
     
  6. layyen
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    i am admiring people which can beat sonic, itc nice game but its needed to be very fast reactive :) oooh mirrors edge, very special one, like it but, after not so long time am getting simulator sickness :/
     
  7. MarioFanatic64

    MarioFanatic64 The guy who does things

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    I find myself playing the newer games less.

    I find it hard to get into when everything is so direct and linear. There's no discovery, just going through the motions.