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Posts posted by EEVILMURRAY

  1. 16 minutes ago, WackerJr said:

    I came across this Zelda: Minish Cap and Phantom Hourglass manga in my local library the other day. Is this genuine? I’d never seen it before and very strange to have the page numbers going from right to left (so page 1 is at the back and the final page is at the front).

    Have you not seen a manga in real life before?


    Even when in Engrish they fuck you over like this.

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  2. I'm gonna flip reverse it if I do play these, as I always played Ages first. Last time wasn't too long ago on the eShop versions, and I couldn't understand if it linked correctly, because apparently there was meant to be a Zora in the Hero's Cave, which was meant to be bigger, but it was the normal puzzle size and no Zora. I get the feeling I probably fucked up somewhere.

    The weird thing is, for some random reason I'm still feeling a pull to redo Link's Awakening, and not the Switch version. I think looking at sheet music for it is bring the urge.

  3. 2 minutes ago, BowserBasher said:

    @EEVILMURRAY that was released in 2021, you only just seen it? I have it and it’s an awesome set. 

    Looks like it!

    Not sure why Lego/Facebook decided to blast it on the ol' feed. It looks like it would be a blast to build, but has little swooshability afterwards.

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  4. 15 hours ago, Glen-i said:

    Oh please, royalty is about as relevant for state affairs as I am.

    Waddaya mean? Those countries don't state visit themselves*, this is probably why the kingdoms are in such a disarray, instead of proper diplomatic relations they're busy playing go karts and tennis n' shit. Even if one of the rulers is one horny dinosaur, everyone should put some effort in.


    *although they do

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  5. On 7/15/2023 at 12:05 AM, Glen-i said:

    Hello, I'm bored, Pauline


    Appears in Tour

    Isn't she a mayor!? What the hell is she doing driving go-karts with turtles and apes!? Do your job, damnit!
    Honestly, I'm amazed she's not one of the characters that the Booster Course Pass has already added.


    Well we already have 4 Princesses with Peach (inc metal form and cat form) and Daisy, 6 if you include their baby forms, 8 if you consider Rosalina a princess.

    1 King Koopa (2 if you include Dry Bowser)... Koopa kids if you consider them royal too...

    1 King Boo...

    What's a mayor between royals neglecting their duties?

  6. On 7/15/2023 at 9:25 PM, Beast said:

     Australian one (I watched it but forgot to post about it here. I'll wait until you've all finished)

    Finished it last night, that was a tense final!


    for Craig, I imagine him watching the series back and seeing that when they voted out the other bloke, he was fucked from that point on. Gutted


    Why the fuck did Marianne say that?! It was such a stupid move which was so unbelievable and came out of nowhere.


    That was bullshit to be honest, instantly suspecting someone because they weren't a suspect before, that could've been half of the other people! "No one has ever said Nigel before, let's all say him because reasons".


    Fucking idiot, I wonder how he manages to be successful at his job, because if he was trying to sell me a house that aggressively I'd tell him to fuck off straight away. All he did was endlessly paint a target on him, and he couldn't see it


    A shame this wasn't actually explained, or anyone coming forward about anything, it seems everyone just misunderstood each other


    @WackerJr - if it helps grease the wheels for the Aussie one, there's only one task that is repeated from the British/US series (the art heist one, which is a little different and the lasers move!). They all do their tasks in red tracksuits like they're The Six Million Dollar Man, and there's even a psychic on the team!

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  7. 1 minute ago, Beast said:

    Nah, she played that cool. She knew the game inside out. I respected that. Heck, I even remember who it even was and I forgot the other winner in the Australian one (I watched it but forgot to post about it here. I'll wait until you've all finished)

    I only remember her because I remember her being such a greedy bitch when she could've won straight away, and saying she deserves it because she was there from the beginning. Trying that "I saw it first" bullshit makes me want no one to win out of spite!

  8. 1 hour ago, BowserBasher said:

    Has anyone watched any of the latest series yet?

    Have to say after the first two episodes I'm a little disappointed as neither have really stood up to any of the previous episodes and series. First was OK, but I found the second could have been a run of the mill horror film. I don't know if it's because of the shift to it being a Netflix show but I haven't really enjoyed them. They don't feel like the old episodes which you could see as being set in their own world and connected. So far, and especially the second episode, they just feel like they are set in this world (doesn't help that Netflix cram in their name or as in ep 1 a streaming service that is pretty much just them). I'll give the rest a go to see if any are better. Just glad I don't subscribe to watch these.

    Forgot about this thread, from the Netflix one...


    On 6/27/2023 at 8:39 AM, EEVILMURRAY said:

    Finished the new season of Black Mirror a few days ago, the verdicts:

      Joan is Awful (Reveal hidden contents)

    A perfect start to the season, blending the digital of things with reality but with a now more real pressing threat (many may consider self inflicted) of TV twisting reality and it backfiring spectacularly. Salma Hayek does a beautiful job, and should cement an Oscar with the line "who's anus is doing the shitting?"

    I thought Michael Cera had his greatest acting role ever, but then he couldn't shut his mouth and it became another one of his failed attempts of portraying someone.

      Loch Henry (Reveal hidden contents)

    A slow burner which because of its spooky nature could've gone many ways with its mysterious past nature, but I think it did a good job with the two twists it pulled, not only the dad, but mummy too?! Not sure why the girlfriend had to die, but eh

      Beyond The Sea (Reveal hidden contents)

    If any episode needed to be feature length, it should not have been this one. Events were spread out over tedious bullshit, and although the seduction was predictable from the start, the final act I wasn't truly expecting until the last minute. I thought the inclusion of lil Culkin as the terrorist was going to have a more decent impact, like Josh Harnett was going to borrow his friends body for either a Taken style rampage to avenge his family/stop an extremist group, or the group would find his friend and he'll have to do a violent Home Alone and fuck them up. Instead we were treated to a dude painting a house. Ah'mazin.

      Mazey Day (Reveal hidden contents)

    A nice reminder that the paparazzi are fuckers. When they found the lass in bed I thought I was going to have a seizure with all that snapping. But that final twist... it was so out there it bordered on silly, but it pulled it off with a standard diner in the middle of nowhere shootout. Another silly moment how a cop can pull off a few nice decent shots and have no effect and dies, lead lady fires once and incapacitates the enemy

      Demon 79 (Reveal hidden contents)

    This reminded me a little of the monkey paw episode of Inside No. 9, and due to the outside nature to me (being in the 70s), it felt a bit more mystical and nice to end on a season which has moved away from people messing around in virtual spaces

    And have now been sucked in by Battlebots, which is what Robot Wars used to be before they stretched out 3 battles over an hour


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  9. On 3/6/2023 at 12:17 AM, Beast said:

    Sorry, I meant to say that I watched two versions (UK and US) and there's three. There's one in Australia as well that I read is pretty ruthless, apparently.

    It kinda is. I'm about 4-5 episodes in, and the challenges are completely different to the UK and it's piss poor clone US remix. So a huge improvement and worth watching. This time they compete for "bars of SoLiD sIlVeR", and for some reason the producers appear to be of the mindset that legal minds are best. About a third of them have law related jobs... Does it have any benefit? Watch and find out. 

    @darksnowman get in on the action, @killthenet and @WackerJr. You too


    Going to your previous point about the US one...

    On 3/3/2023 at 11:44 PM, Beast said:

    I've watched three versions so far and the US one is really good. The winner is well deserved.

      I really don't want to spoil... (Reveal hidden contents)

    I've also watched the UK one and finished it last night. I'm sorry but I thought that the guy Wilf brought in is a complete tosser. To do that to Wilf was really bad sportsmanship. Amanda and Alyssa(?) understood that that was the game but that guy (I can't remember his name) really annoyed me doing that. It's the equivalent of someone tipping the board when they lose at Monopoly. Ver childish. I think Wilf would've won it as well was it not for "and my parting gift"...Wilf did great as a Traitor!


    I don't know about the second season, but winner deserved of first? Hell naw.

  10. On 07/07/2023 at 8:20 AM, EEVILMURRAY said:

    Fine... I'll go do all the cups...


    Ok, I shall admit I have hit.some difficulty. Did Poké Ball and Great Ball of Prime Cup with barely any difficulty. Had only 1-2 Pokémon faint in 16 matches.

    Then went for the Petit Cup, mama Mia. Had to use one continue on one match and blasted through 5 more in the final. Luckily I did make a save state beforehand and went back for another round. But I did it!

    But I do start to see some of the issues people may have been mentioning...

  11. 1 hour ago, drahkon said:


    Good to see an alternative for the shitshow that Twitter is, though. But it's Meta so basically just a different kind of shitshow.

    You could've used Gab, that was ah'mazin'



  12. On 6/18/2023 at 8:10 AM, Glen-i said:


    Shizzle about Violent/Scarlet

      Games Glen has played in 2023 (Reveal hidden contents)

    Fire Emblem Engage
    The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
    WarioWare Inc: Mega Microgames
    Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
    Metroid Fusion
    Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
    The Murder of Sonic The Hedgehog
    Octopath Traveler II

    Kirby's Dream Land
    Metroid Prime Remastered
    Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap
    Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade
    Super Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World
    Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition
    Pokémon Scarlet
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge


    All the agrees. Except I didn't find myself underlevelled, Actually more than enough for the Elite Four but failed once due to some sneaky move action on their part. 

    I think they didn't think about the execution properly here. In practice an open world Pokémon game could be fun, but I think they made it too open. Plus the environments were plain as fuck, open fields and caves that generally went nowhere most of the time. The main killer for me was approaching somewhere and watching the animations go from jerky to fluid very slowly. Or in the background during cutscenes. It also made the smaller towns look stupid by comparison. Having a "town" or "city" in the older games consisting of a Pokémon Centre, Pokémart and about 2 other houses excluding a gym felt more normal because most RPGs had this sort of thing going. Now having a sprinkle of houses in the middle of an open field just makes me wonder how this stuff got built (this has extended to the older games too, an airport?! c'maahn)

    I think if they did something similar to Arceus (which I think I preferred but they're a little too different for me to compare properly), with smaller connected environments and not a hub town and pick somewhere - a bit like Skyward Sword but less shit. 

    I imagine if they scaled up Red/Blue for example, made Viridian Forest a big size in relation to your character was, kinda like Xenoblade's world, would be a far better game.

  13. I'm gonna give it a miss for the moment. The interface on Instagram is horrendous, doesn't give me stuff in order, shows me random people I don't follow/care about - Twitter does that too, but it's not as much of a hassle.

    I'm just not down enough to warrant having another social media account for something, especially when I barely Tweet as it is.

  14. Gym Leader Castle complete

    For the Elite Four/Rival I went with what I used to play, except swapping out Mewtwo for Alakazam because you can't pick him. Previously I tried not picking my originals, but a few got used a fair bit. Big up Dugtrio.

    I failed I think 4 times, once against a bloke at Blaine's Gym, then against Blaine himself (but I had a state save just before him), same against Giovanni (Ge-Vanny). And lastly against Lance, who I didn't have a save state for so had to go through the other Elites, but they were pushovers.


    Oh, and check out this great swag I can't use or even get






  15. I've done zero looking into this, because I feel you guys can answer/expand it better than a finished review.

    My last recent Final Fantasy was XIII, which we all know sucked balls with its corridor action and bland-ish story/combat (I didn't get very far). Does this return more to the open world exploration stylie?

  16. On 6/23/2023 at 2:51 AM, Helmsly said:


    I was devastated but then I figured I would import a copy of the game from America, since I had one of those converters that let me play American and Japanese games on my Snes, something like this:


    ...But then I found out that Nintendo and Square had made it so the cartridge would not work on the current converters that were out at the time lol. By the time a new converter came out that could run it, I was already looking forward to the Nintendo 64 and it was getting harder to import snes games from America, they where only really importing PS1 and Sega Satrun games so it wasn't an option anymore.

    I had one of those! We only used it to play Gradius III though. It was the Freeloader of its time.

  17. On 7/1/2023 at 11:37 AM, Glen-i said:

    Crystal King's biggest hurdle is that damn beam attack! It's tricky to block, and the punishment of getting frozen is devastating! But this can be circumvented by equipping Feeling Fine and Multibounce to deal with the mini crystals he summons. Have those on, use some attack up badges to fill out the rest of your BP, and he's cake!

    And yes, Goombario is easily the second best partner in the game. I prefer Watt's attack piercing capabilities personally, but you can't deny the power of the Charge + Multibonk combo.

    I got frozen so many times, I had to rely on Goombario holding the fort for me. Then the fucker healed himself. I had to rush to the FAQ to check on a strategy, luckily it said he could only do it twice, which the fucker did but I managed to tough it out.

    I liked Watt against high defence stuff because the others weren't as good, although I probably favoured Bombette more because she could affect multiple enemies. I was so hoping I could multidonk a boss with Goombario, but my record was 10 and that was against a Piranha Plant.

    I'm still toying with what to play next. I did start Phantasy Star as I was feeling a time suck RPG, but naturally other stuff came and took over. Strangely enough I've developed an urge to play Links Awakening again. I'll see if I resist.