News: Nintendo eShop Thread


Nester the Lark: I would like to be more active around here, but things have been unfortunately chaotic for me lately. Jul 7, 2022 14:16:23 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: Get through Super Mario 64 while hitting the A button as few times as possible. The 16-press YL mentioned is a 100% run. Jul 8, 2022 9:59:33 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: Any% can get a 0-press on the Virtual Console, but the best you can get on the N64 is 1. Jul 8, 2022 10:00:56 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Oh, haha, interesting! I'll have to check that out. Jul 8, 2022 11:03:18 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Have fun watching Bismuth's documentary on the whole ordeal. Jul 8, 2022 11:42:57 GMT -5 *
nocturnal YL: My NinDB Top 25 list is getting outdated, with a few games replaceable with other entries. Ys VIII would've been Origin now (and kicked up a few positions), and Totori DX would be Sophie 2 now. Jul 12, 2022 10:26:01 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Not doing an update right now; jury's still out for whether Three Hopes should replace the original FE Warriors and whether there'd be other changes. Jul 12, 2022 10:26:48 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: My list could use some tweaking, too, but since it was entirely first-party games, I was considering making an entirely separate list of favorite third-party games. Jul 13, 2022 9:13:11 GMT -5 *
nocturnal YL: Finished playing Atelier Ryza 2. The main story, anyway. Main takeaways: (1) BRSL really took a lot from it, from the summer theme to the 3+1 battle formation and certain plot points; (2) it's still not my kind of game, and it's too reliant on lore; Jul 17, 2022 14:44:11 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: (3) item synthesis, gems (used for the rebuild, copy and essence systems) and shop upgrades all eat up lots of raw materials, which is quite annoying; (4) it's just as I expected: much better than Ryza 1, but still not great by Atelier standard. Jul 17, 2022 14:53:50 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: There are a lot of game genres and elements that I said I wouldn't like, and my game library would say otherwise. At various points I thought I wouldn't like music games, town management, time travel story or even SRPGs. My top favs have all of these. Jul 19, 2022 11:27:35 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I was thinking about doing some kind of quiz game where we post questions asking each other how well do we know each other as gamers. After all, the regulars (especially Nester and I) have posted so much stuff here. I wonder if anyone is interested? Jul 31, 2022 1:15:30 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: ^ Sounds interesting, but of course, I wouldn't expect there to be a lot of participation. Jul 31, 2022 10:43:12 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: With Nester on that. Could be interesting, though participation would likely be low. Still, could be neat, and for people who aren't as regular, could be a good way to acquaint or reacquaint members. Aug 3, 2022 6:12:16 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: ^ I think we are already most of the regulars. Showing up once a few months or even half a year seems to be the norm. That's OK, even if it's just a few people it should be fun. Aug 3, 2022 6:24:02 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I'll think about what to do with the quiz. I think I'll post mine in a few days. In the meanwhile, feel free to post yours (with your own rules) ahead of me if you feel like it. Aug 3, 2022 6:44:21 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: So, if I understand, we think up trivia about ourselves as gamers that we can quiz other people on? Aug 3, 2022 9:56:53 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Yeah, that's the general idea. I'm not decided on what type of questions / topics I'll have, though. Something like "Which level, outside of Secret Seclusion, have I not finished in DKC Tropical Freeze?" might be unfair since I never mentioned this before. Aug 3, 2022 12:17:13 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Something that people may know, but not stuff that we've directly mentioned would be great. Like "Which Metroid games have I beaten?" for me. Questions without searchable answers would be a good way to introduce new trivia, though. Aug 3, 2022 12:24:23 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I was thinking of things that I've mentioned on the forum but weren't necessarily well known. I suppose things I haven't explicitly mentioned might be more fun to try to guess. Aug 3, 2022 19:43:46 GMT -5
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