alexandrahall
Alexandra Hall
alexandrahall
Staff Editor, Kotaku.
Sep 24
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It’s this genre. I’ve never felt the urge to play one myself but they have lots of fans.

Sep 23
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I was going to say “Hell is other people” but apparently I’d be twisting its original meaning. Not that that really matters much, but. Anyway, sounds exasperating.

Sep 22
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I’m fine with primitive games, just haven’t had fun with a Megaten yet. The summoning / fusion stuff always makes me feel like I need to have a FAQ on hand to get decent results, which annoys me. Can feel more like work.

Sep 22
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Yeah, I’ve never had any luck with SMT games either. I’m always so intrigued by their aesthetics and storylines but the gameplay tends to leave me cold. Read more

Sep 22
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Thanks for noting the omission; fixed.

Sep 21
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but i don’t care about myself, as evidenced by the sheer number of hours i spend playing and thinking about video games Read more

Sep 19
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I dunno why it’s so hard to just pick and start playing something. Read more

Sep 19
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doctors HATE how many english translations just appeared for this top-secret GAME BOY version of star fox!

Sep 18
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You absolutely haven’t. What are you doing with your one wild and precious life?

Sep 18
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Yeah, used to be a childhood dream to play NES in a movie theater. Thought that’d be a great birthday event or something.

Sep 18
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Right. I just meant that even if you rip the audio from a YouTube vid, it is already too compressed / compromised in quality to be worth keeping, imo. (Others feel differently of course.) So it’s a bummer if something only exists there!

Sep 18
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Brains are weird for sure. And differently weird in different weirdos.

Sep 18
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That’s by T&E Soft though. Star Fox is a closely related Argonaut game, and one people care about. Read more

Sep 18
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I actually got that Dracula soundtrack for my birthday as a teen. I’d never really noticed it having short loops though. Read more

Sep 18
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Muscle memory is real. But I actually have done temporary/situational swaps in a few games to make it easier to execute certain button combos when I need to rely on/spam them. I absolutely hate when a game asks me to regularly bridge from B to X (Nintendo mappings) or any other combo that makes me move from my Read more