So...like...how `bout that DS?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by GeekyGuy, Mar 2, 2009.

Mar 2, 2009
  1. GeekyGuy
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    I guess I missed some drama around here, but I figured I'd try to brighten the board up a bit with an actual post related to DS.

    Currently playing Galactrix and a little bit of Peggle. Peggle worked out really well on DS, and it will be nice to have whenever the mood strikes. Galactrix, however...well, it's a love/hate thing for me. The game itself is really well conceived, I think, but the input recognition is pretty hit & miss. I'm about 12 hours in, and it's been very frustrating. I love the space thing, like the story, and the new zero-G, hexagonal board is great. Just wish they had done a better job calibrating the sensitivity.

    Anyway...back to Im Inylo's scheduled program of...well, whatever the hell it is he/she is doing. [​IMG]
     
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    Are the loading times really as bad as I've heard? =/
     
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    Well, I'm playing Retro Game Challenge and loving it. Star Prince ftw.
     
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    Loading times are rather short, but it's the fact that you have to contend with loading screens so often that really makes it a bummer. But it's not a deal breaker, as far as I'm concerned. However, the poor screen sensitivity definitely will frustrate the hell out of a lot of people. Now, I've heard some folks claim they haven't really had a problem with it, but both my wife and I and a couple of online buddies I spoke with also complained about it. It's really noticeable when you're under the gun trying to hack Leap Gates.
     
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    The game should be on a cd for all the loading PQ Galactrix does [​IMG]
     
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    I've been playing a fair bit of one of those Japan-only Picross games, with bursts of Big Bang Mini whenever I get bored.
     
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    hmm... I'll stick with PPL for now.

    I'm extremely bored of the DS- nothing seems to catch my attention.

    maybe Corno trigger will do- so long as its not another turn based.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Everyone knows he meant pr0no trigger [​IMG] I've been playing the hell out of CoD WaW [​IMG]
     
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    Been playing Phantasy Star 4 with jEnesisDS. Almost done... don't want to finish it. Don't want one of the best RPGs ever to end ;_;
     
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    We should just rename this the 'Currently Playing' thread.
    Peggle for me. Trying my best to unlock Peggle Nights and beat it before GTA comes out.
     
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    Been playing some Castlevania PoR. its pretty sweet, pretty sweet.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Yeah, I was really just trying to break up the chain of threads that kid was spamming here the other day. But come to think of it, I guess we really don't have a "what are you currently playing" thread.

    Still playing Galactrix, though, but I'm also back doing more DQV, which I'm so in love with, by the way. As far as old-school RPGs go, it still feels very fresh to me. And the amount of love that went into remaking this thing...it's just an amazing little game.
     
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    is DQV a direct sequel to DQIV? i havnt played either yet, do you recommend playing IV first?
     
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    just skip 4 the stories arent connected and 5 is much better
     
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    Yeah, the DQ series is much like the FF series in that the games are each stand-alone. And I agree with the last poster -- DQV is, in my opinion, a much better game overall. Probably the seminal title in the series.
     
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    The one thing that was nice to DQIV (to me anyway) was each chaper you got to jump into the characters shoes and pretty much live their life......
     

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