Post by Evie the Mother Hen ❤✿ on Jun 27, 2019 6:42:52 GMT -5
I know the game is very dark (18) but being a Nintendo IP I would love to understand it in terms of positive themes. The impressions I get from it are like Final Fantasy VII; Mako energy being like the soul robbed from a machine (in fact it sounds like "anima company" nature is nature without any labels or even knowledge; hence cannot be metaphorically sold). It also reminds me of Giga Wrecker Alt by Game Freak!
I own it, but I haven't played it quite a few years. Frankly I think that's giving the game too much credit, it's really a "rule of cool" type game.
I see. Mmm Yes, it's probably just not for me either. From childhood I preferred Pokémon, Mario always; those types of games. That's why Nintendo was so appealing. But I watched my brother on PlayStation, he played Final Fantasy VII, I loved it but I didn't understand it and my sort of comic relief but mild violence game for that console was Worms World Party.
After I grew older, learning about games like Geist from this site and that lots of consoles have more light-hearted games too (Ape Escape, Katamari to name a few); I realised it's not black and white like that. Geist however, may be a little too out my comfort zone to get into, even though I like to analyse these things. I have it too and am much older than 18 now, but only for my personal Nintendo collection (as I personally don't mind hoarding; but am selling certain non-Nintendo published games), and may never play it.
Nester the Lark: Also, I know YL isn't into speedruns, but he might be interested to know that RPG Limit Break is having a Gust marathon all weekend, including several Atelier games.
Sept 25, 2020 22:01:18 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Ah… Bad timing. I didn't read this until now, when it's almost over.
Sept 27, 2020 12:59:22 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Well, if you're still interested, they'll be uploading the replays to their YouTube channel later this week.
Sept 27, 2020 17:58:41 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: I like that Mayles put her back in her kneepads. What's the last game they were in? One of the Kongas? It was a good look for her, albeit very 90's.
Oct 4, 2020 19:37:15 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: The jokes call to me, their siren song a temptation I can hardly bear, yet I must stay my tongue. Confound my dirty sense of humor.
Oct 16, 2020 13:05:51 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: The replies I see to anything Nintendo posts on Twitter are probably an indication as to why they abandoned Miiverse and decided that social media should be someone else's responsibility.
Oct 20, 2020 16:48:02 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: As mentioned in Twitter, I'm currently playing Atelier Meruru DX. I'm thinking about writing reviews for the Arland series afterwards, as well as making a second Nintendo Switch review video after I finish either this or my next game.
Nov 7, 2020 8:46:05 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: ^ I would be interested in seeing your reviews of the Arland games.
Nov 7, 2020 10:56:31 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: So, there's been Hyrule Warriors and Fire Emblem Warriors. But guys, how about this: Punch-out Warriors! It's like Punch-out, but you fight all of your opponents at once!
Nov 12, 2020 12:12:00 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: Sounds punchy, but unless it's a real knock-out I don't think it'd be a hit.
Nov 15, 2020 16:11:31 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: You know, you'd figure eventually I'd get a hang of the whole "personal tradition" thing. You'd figure.
Dec 2, 2020 11:03:35 GMT -5