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Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 06-05-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,046
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I really like a lot about the remake. The sky is...

I really like a lot about the remake. The sky is more teal and the grass is more yellow which brings out the tropical vibe and makes the daytime look more like daytime. My only complaint would be the...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 05-31-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Boxer Briefs
It's because it was the last console Zelda with...

It's because it was the last console Zelda with an overworld that encourages, and rewards, unrestricted exploration.

It also has style and a great story without trying too hard.

But all 3 of...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-07-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,744
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Definitely not disagreeing there. I can...

Definitely not disagreeing there. I can understand that motion controls aren't for everyone... but even if they go back to buttons, combat still needs an overhaul.


Not slow down Link--slow down...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-07-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,744
Posted By Boxer Briefs
That's reasonable... My point is that slowing...

That's reasonable... My point is that slowing down the combat raises that intensity. You get a moment to think between sword swipes and make those critical judgement calls based on your opponent's...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-06-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,744
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Well that's just bokoblins, ideally all enemies...

Well that's just bokoblins, ideally all enemies would be as complex as Ghirahim and Demise. Any degree of having to think on your toes is better than mindless waggle or button mashing, which is all...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-06-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,744
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Can't say that I disagree but I'd say the...

Can't say that I disagree but I'd say the solution to that is better AI, which they are capable of now with better hardware. It's something that could be expanded on and refined so it's a little sad...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 01-03-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,744
Posted By Boxer Briefs
A lot of people (including McShea, I would think)...

A lot of people (including McShea, I would think) had a problem where they didn't realize you're supposed to be pointing at the center of the screen before taking out any aim-based item so they were...
Forum: General Gaming 07-02-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 9,572
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I'm playing through DKCR right now for the first...

I'm playing through DKCR right now for the first time (up to the Factory world) and it's amazing! The difficulty balance is just right; I've been dying enough times per level to make them gratifying...
Forum: Future Zelda 07-01-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,184
Posted By Boxer Briefs
^ Well they kind of did that in TP. It's just...

^ Well they kind of did that in TP. It's just they didn't give you reason to apply that diversified skill set.
Forum: General Gaming 06-24-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,077
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Has everyone seen this footage of level 6-3? It...

Has everyone seen this footage of level 6-3? It eased a lot of concerns I had. The levels look really open, there are optional branching paths, and they find clever ways to make it so that you can go...
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 06-23-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,588
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I disagree, I like the changes we've seen so far,...

I disagree, I like the changes we've seen so far, but I wish they changed more. I like that the sky has more realistic clouds and colors (it will probably look amazing at dawn and sunset) and I like...
Forum: General Gaming 06-18-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,793
Posted By Boxer Briefs
PwwjcfgTksU 0:53 hehe That's not a...

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0:53 hehe


That's not a fair example since SMB2 was really Doki Doki Panic (not a Mario game at all), and the real SMB2 which was released in Japan looked and played just like the...
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-17-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,856
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Right! That's what I was getting at, too....

Right! That's what I was getting at, too. Fridging people isn't wrong by principle, but there should be more balance in terms of it happening to both genders. It speaks volumes that by default it...
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-16-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,856
Posted By Boxer Briefs
You're right. That was probably the majority of...

You're right. That was probably the majority of what made it funny. But it was still nice to see that kind of role reversal, and it calls to attention how infrequent it is for kidnapped/fridged men...
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-16-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,856
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Gotta be honest, from where I'm standing you and...

Gotta be honest, from where I'm standing you and Sarkeesian seem to be arguing the same point. Fridging people in fiction or having someone get kidnapped to provide motivation for someone else's...
Forum: General Gaming 06-14-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,077
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I noticed that too, there are a ton of optional...

I noticed that too, there are a ton of optional side things and branching paths. I hope they really push that. It would please people who miss the exploration component from SM64. The levels are...
Forum: General Gaming 06-12-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 49,427
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Glad to hear that! I need to actually beat them...

Glad to hear that! I need to actually beat them all so I can experience the songs with their respective environments as they were intended.
Forum: General Gaming 06-12-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 49,427
Posted By Boxer Briefs
The DKC games had some amazing music, and I've...

The DKC games had some amazing music, and I've never even beaten them... It strikes a perfect balance between atmospheric ambient music, and music that's catchy and well-composed for its own sake.
...
Forum: General Gaming 06-12-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,077
Posted By Boxer Briefs
A lot of it is the same exact kind of gameplay...

A lot of it is the same exact kind of gameplay SMG3 would have provided except for superficial differences, like poles instead of stars, and you don't return to the same stage for multiple stars...
Forum: Future Zelda 06-07-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Not even one of the things listed in the OP was...

Not even one of the things listed in the OP was in TP.
Forum: Handheld Zelda 04-28-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 21,492
Posted By Boxer Briefs
http://img839.imageshack.us/img839/500/rockso.png...

http://img839.imageshack.us/img839/500/rockso.png

How come the rocks still have 8s on them? That's a weird choice to make on purpose.
Forum: Gamecube, Wii and Wii U Zelda 07-01-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,245
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I would say what makes Skyward Sword cool is that...

I would say what makes Skyward Sword cool is that it defines what Hyrule's religion IS. It tells us who the gods are that the Hylians worship--and what exactly those gods did for the people to start...
Forum: General Gaming 06-21-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,260
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I loved Super Mario 64 at the time that it came...

I loved Super Mario 64 at the time that it came out and still has nostalgiagasms when I play it, but objectively speaking, I'm over it. It simply has not aged well. The Galaxy games are better, and...
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-12-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,325
Posted By Boxer Briefs
^ I think people are more concerned with fighting...

^ I think people are more concerned with fighting the mentality that leads to sexism in the media than they are with censoring sexist media.
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-12-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,325
Posted By Boxer Briefs
As for Metroid, I don't know that it was really...

As for Metroid, I don't know that it was really Other M that took Samus down the wrong path. I've been upset about what they did to her ever since her zero-suit makeover in MP Echoes... Metroid is...
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-12-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,753
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Fair enough, that is characteristic of many...

Fair enough, that is characteristic of many fundamentalists. But it's paradoxical that a sect so hung up on adhering strictly to the Bible would disregard the part that says, "Judge not and you will...
Forum: General Gaming 06-12-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I'd like to see a Mass Effect movie that retells...

I'd like to see a Mass Effect movie that retells the story of the games, where the pairing that gets picked as canon is male Shepard and Kaidan lol.

They can feel free to rewrite the ending though.
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-11-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Na, I meant when males show their boobs. :3

Na, I meant when males show their boobs. :3
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-11-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By Boxer Briefs
It's just, why did you bring up junk in the first...

It's just, why did you bring up junk in the first place in a thread about boobs? To me, that indicates that female boobs are as scandalous to you as male genitalia which is what I'm disagreeing with....
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-11-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Yes, it is. Breasts are not junk, they are...

Yes, it is.

Breasts are not junk, they are breasts, and men show theirs without backlash all the time. But as for why female breasts (with mammary glands) are more taboo than male ones is a whole...
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-11-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,753
Posted By Boxer Briefs
^ There's a fine line between "No True Scotsman"...

^ There's a fine line between "No True Scotsman" and actually failing to meet criteria.

I'm inclined to agree that at the very least, that statement was not a very Fundamentalist one, though I...
Forum: General Gaming 06-09-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,891
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Maybe we produce different kinds of sweat... lol....

Maybe we produce different kinds of sweat... lol. My hands go ham sometimes, but afterwards it just goes away and the controller feels dry.
Forum: General Gaming 06-08-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,891
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I mostly notice it during intense/difficult boss...

I mostly notice it during intense/difficult boss battles or sequences. In other words, when I'm nervous.

But does it really make your controller sticky? For me it just makes it... slippery.
Forum: General Gaming 06-07-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,701
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Yeah, I wouldn't either. They already said as...

Yeah, I wouldn't either. They already said as much for ZombiU, and we know Ubisoft tends to milk their franchises by publishing them on every platform available; Rayman 1 has been ported 8 times, and...
Forum: General Gaming 06-07-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,701
Posted By Boxer Briefs
^ Are we even sure Rayman Legends is exclusive to...

^ Are we even sure Rayman Legends is exclusive to Wii U? Remember that Rayman Origins was multiplatform...

I got the impression Legends would also be multiplatform but with the Murphy touch screen...
Forum: General Gaming 06-07-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,701
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Well, that's not entirely fair... Paper Mario is...

Well, that's not entirely fair... Paper Mario is one of the most exciting things on the 3DS's horizon. Just the fact that they're ditching the SPM style is enough to be excited about, but it does...
Forum: General Gaming 06-06-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,658
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Oh, right, I didn't think of that.

Oh, right, I didn't think of that.
Forum: General Gaming 06-06-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,658
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Ah, fair enough. But does that mean you also...

Ah, fair enough.

But does that mean you also don't like SMB3 and SMW? Console Marios had a running button, too.
Forum: General Gaming 06-06-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,658
Posted By Boxer Briefs
What's wrong with the controls? I thought they...

What's wrong with the controls? I thought they were just as polished as ever...
Forum: General Gaming 06-06-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 34,433
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I didn't say you were praising a lack of bump...

I didn't say you were praising a lack of bump mapping. I thought you were saying Nintendo doesn't bother with it because people wouldn't notice or care if they did anyway.

Thereby indicating that...
Forum: General Gaming 06-06-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 34,433
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Oh, it's not a bad thing. It's the way of the...

Oh, it's not a bad thing. It's the way of the future. I think Iron Man was saying the vast majority of Nintendo's customers wouldn't notice the lack of bump mapping.
Forum: General Gaming 06-06-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 34,433
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Bump mapping makes things look like they have a...

Bump mapping makes things look like they have a surface texture without you having to actually make those bumps with polygons.

Like the mountain near the bottom of this screenshot:
...
Forum: General Gaming 06-04-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 34,433
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I guess local multiplayer can still be fun with...

I guess local multiplayer can still be fun with just one game pad. Most games will probably handle it like Rayman Legends did; one person gets special touch-screen based abilities and the others play...
Forum: General Gaming 06-03-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 34,433
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I wonder if that Mario clip they showed is...

I wonder if that Mario clip they showed is actually NSMB Mii or just something that was thrown together but is not from any actual game.

I really hope it's not NSMB Mii. The graphics were......
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-02-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,131
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Ah well, in that case...

Ah well, in that case...
Forum: Serious Discussion 06-02-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,131
Posted By Boxer Briefs
If a guy has unprotected sex, he better be ready...

If a guy has unprotected sex, he better be ready to provide financially for the (possible) resultant baby.

Even if a woman agrees not to keep it early on, there are a multitude of reasons for...
Forum: General Gaming 06-01-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 996
Posted By Boxer Briefs
^ It starts this Monday, with Microsoft's...

^ It starts this Monday, with Microsoft's conference going up first, I believe. Nintendo's is Tuesday.

Ugh, literally two days away I can't take it.
Forum: General Gaming 04-20-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,091
Posted By Boxer Briefs
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Forum: General Gaming 03-23-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 861
Posted By Boxer Briefs
Yep. Bob-Omb Battlefield = Cool Cool Mountain =...

Yep. Bob-Omb Battlefield = Cool Cool Mountain = Slide Theme. 80% is, naturally, an exaggeration but listen closely and you'll hear it.

Slide Theme I didn't even catch myself until just a few years...
Forum: General Gaming 03-22-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 861
Posted By Boxer Briefs
I'd also just like to throw out there that...

I'd also just like to throw out there that picking songs from Super Mario World and Super Mario 64 is particularly difficult because in both of those games 80% of the soundtrack is variations of the...
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