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Old 04-28-2017, 12:01 PM
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Therefore the game in question is Fantasy Zone!
But is it the two mega cartridge?!

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Old 04-28-2017, 12:15 PM
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I wish Kishi picked games people actually played...
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Old 04-28-2017, 03:00 PM
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1. Good leg animation.
2. That's not where mouths go.
3. And that's just not how eye sockets work at all.
4. How many faces are sharing that head?
5. Lacks the sequel hook from the arcade version.
6. The new final boss comes with a healthy dose of the uncanny.
7. You'll probably settle for the second-best weapon because it's easier to use.
8. Thrilling new gameplay addition: slopes!
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Old 04-28-2017, 03:09 PM
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Super C?
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Old 04-28-2017, 03:11 PM
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That has to be it.
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Old 04-28-2017, 03:20 PM
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In retrospect I don't know how we went this long with those clues without mentioning at least ONE Contra game, jesus
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Old 04-28-2017, 03:56 PM
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Dracula mentioned Hard Corps, for what it's worth.


1. Good leg animation.




2. That's not where mouths go.




3. And that's just not how eye sockets work at all.




4. How many faces are sharing that head?




5. Lacks the sequel hook from the arcade version.

In arcade Super Contra, Gabba has a fetal alien embedded in its head. After killing Gabba, the baby alien crawls out and flies away. Gabba isn't even the final boss in the console version, and this detail isn't reproduced in any way.


6. The new final boss comes with a healthy dose of the uncanny.



Later appearances by Kimkoh render its lower face something more uniformly grotesque, but the mismatched placid female face seen here is far more bizarre and probably the closest Konami ever came to beating H.R. Giger at his own game.


7. You'll probably settle for the second-best weapon because it's easier to use.

The Fire Gun has a charge shot that does a ton of damage, penetrates enemies, and can even hit things through walls with its splash damage. But in a fast-paced game like this, with threats pouring in from all sides of the screen, managing a charge shot requires a lot more brain power than just mashing the fire button—so the good ol' Spread Gun will do the trick for most folks.


8. Thrilling new gameplay addition: slopes!

It's true: This game introduces diagonal terrain that actually lends a nice bit of variety to the level design. That said, it's amusing to think there was a time when a concept as quaint as "go up a ramp sometimes" was notable.
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Old 04-28-2017, 05:35 PM
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Beast Kimkoh was unsettling enough that Teeny Octo always felt reluctant to finish Super C.

Octo-Factoid: Super C is a very hard game and without a Game Genie, Teeny Octo wouldn't have ever seen the helicopter. That does not detract from the anecdote.
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Spent yet another evening glued to Zelda. I'll do one, but not until I get up

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Ah man! I shoulda gotten that one. Super C is my jam.

Kimkoh is such a crazy and cool design for a boss, but I wish it wasn't entirely gray in the NES version.

I do love the name, from at least the US manual, for that spider robot with the handsome legs. "Babalu Destructoid Mechanism."
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God bless Early 90s Konami Manuals.
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1. I've heard of AI rubberbanding before, but this is ridiculous!
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1. I've heard of AI rubberbanding before, but this is ridiculous!
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1. I've heard of AI rubberbanding before, but this is ridiculous!
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1. I've heard of AI rubberbanding before, but this is ridiculous!

2. Wait, where are we supposed to be, again?
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I think Yimothy got it.
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Yimothy got it.

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