Retro Game Challenge Games

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  1. Sora de Eclaune
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    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    I was wondering if anyone knew what real games inspired (or are most like) the fake games on Retro Game Challenge.
     
  2. Schezo92

    Schezo92 GBAtemp Regular

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    I haven't played it in awhile.
    Galaga, and Dragon Quest came to mind.
     
  3. impizkit

    impizkit Lazy Lurker

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    Spyhunter too I think. I have the game, but havent had the time for yet. My wife finished it.
     
  4. Sora de Eclaune
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    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    I asked a friend and she told me to google it. I have and have come up with this. Would you say this is a good approximation?

    Cosmic Gate - Galaga
    Guadia Quest - Dragon Quest or Final Fantasy
    Rally King and Rally King SP - Micro Machines
    Robot Ninja Haggle Man and Robot Ninja Haggle Man 2 - Ninja Kid
    Star Prince - Alpha Mission
     
  5. ferofax

    ferofax End of the World

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    Haggle Man is a mistranslation, if anything. Doesn't haguru mean "gear", so it should have been Gear Man.
     
  6. Sora de Eclaune
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    Unless Haggle was written in Hiragana or Katakana or whatever it is where you just romanize it and you're good to go.
     
  7. BrightNeko

    BrightNeko Popcorn ball

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    robot ninja haggleman = ninja KUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. Sora de Eclaune
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    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    I thought something didn't make sense when I was watching Ninja Kid videos. As it turns out though, Ninja kun was localized as Ninja Kid too. I just happened to get the wrong Ninja Kid. :(
     
  9. Vampire Lied

    Vampire Lied Resident sociopath

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    For rally king I was thinkin more along the lines of rc pro am or super offroad.
     
  10. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    Wait, you had to ask a friend before thinking about Google?
     
  11. Sora de Eclaune
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    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    Sorry, this is Alessa's thread, so I can't even begin to wonder what the answer to that question is.

    However, I know she's horrible at parody-placing. She originally thought Guadia Quest was a parody of Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei.
     
  12. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    You are supposed to use different accounts for different people.
     
  13. Sora de Eclaune
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    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    I've told her that countless times, but she "forgets" and posts through my account anyway.
     
  14. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    Change the password?
     
  15. Sora de Eclaune
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    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    I really should, but she doesn't do this kind of stuff too often to begin with. In fact, I think this was the first time she didn't even remotely try to pretend she was me.
     
  16. HernanZh

    HernanZh GBAtemp Regular

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    You can get more insight to the games if you watch the original show Game Center CX. There are segments where they discuss the production of the game.
    In episode 48:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl9wOcNkpY8&feature=related
    (sometime at 24:00 minutes)
     
  17. choconado

    choconado Doesn't understand a damn thing on here

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    Plus, Game Center CX is just plain fun to watch. Arino is my hero.

    Regarding the Haggle Man translation, this was an in joke from the localization team. Because that's EXACTLY the sort of weird "translation" that used to happen back in the day.
     
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