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Saturday, August 11th, 2007

4:47a:
To the mods: feel free to delete this if blog advertising isn't allowed!

Hey there! I'm just letting you all know about my new retro, obscure and indie gaming blog, neo_backlash! Please note that we are a blog and not a community, therefor we have a few select members with posting access. Anyone and everyone is welcome and encouraged to join, read and comment on existing and future posts, just be aware that if you wish to write for us, you will need to contact me directly either via a comment in this post or over at my blog (tidegear) and we'll talk about signing you on as a writer!

(X-posted all over! I apologize if you see this multiple times!)
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Friday, May 7th, 2004

12:35p:
I can't believe I've never been here before

http://www.shmups.com/

x-posted to shmups and ofthejam
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Tuesday, March 9th, 2004

12:06a:
I've been trolling Home of the Underdogs for shmups lately, and I found this gem:

Amanagi

It's a really fun freeware shooter. I haven't been able to pass the 3rd boss yet, it's pretty hard. It has a really intersting weapon system, I suggest it to all of you to check out.

You can also unlock new modes as you get farther in the game or kill more enemies or reach certain point totals. My favorite unlock so far is "survival mode", where you start out w/ 4 indestructable drones firing various shot patterns at you. As time goes by, your point total increases as well as the number of drones. Just survive the barrage. Really fun.
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Thursday, March 4th, 2004

11:18a:
So, I recently heard that some arcade games in Japan still get ported to the DC (like the upcoming Psyvariar 2). Anyone know good sites to use to keep up on shmup port news?
 
Current Mood: curious
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Monday, February 16th, 2004

1:36p:
I just put up an auction for a copy of this game. X-posted to shmups.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3078897545&category=27253&sspagename=STRK%3AMESSE%3AIT&rd=1
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Wednesday, January 28th, 2004

1:40p:
I just realized this might be a good place to post this. When I was looking for Rtype Delta, was watching multiple copies on eBay. I bid on one that I thought I wasn't going to get, so I also started bidding on another copy pre-emptively. Turned out I won both and I didn't want to pull out and have that on my record. Anyone here looking for a copy? I'll sell it for $20 or best offer to an interested party. Or I could just put it back up on eBay and let you guys bid on it =P
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Tuesday, January 27th, 2004

12:38p:
I added rRootage and Warning Forever as interests today, and lo, there is community with the same interests! Rock on d00dz! I hope to hear about more cool shooters here.

I've only been playing the new build of WF for 3 days, can anyone else get past Level 18? That's my most recent top score; 200,000,000 + points, Levels 18, 10 deaths.

And I found the ABA games site a while ago; rRootage is my crack. Whenever I'm bored, I can load that up and have lots of fun. I've got at least all of the levels up to level 5 cleared on all the modes, and sprinkles of other levels up to 7. So hard, but so fun! The difficulty makes it fun.

Also, does anyone know any really good shooters available on MAME? I've been playing ESPrade, Guwange and Batrider among others that are really friggin' fun. Suggestions and places to find them?

Peace out and "find the path"! (that's my philosophy w/ shooter games; find the path of no enemy shot...)
 
Current Mood: amazed
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Thursday, January 15th, 2004

2:13a:
Standard Rules, 3 ship stock, one credit, normal difficulty.

1) FON | A-E | 1-3 | 11391400 | MAXHIT = 475

DDPDOJ Replays
TNL Ranking

EDIT: HEY GUYS WAY TO CONTRIBUTE. KO PUT A SCORE UP OR SOMETHING YOU ASGUARD.
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Sunday, January 4th, 2004

9:04p:
growing list of links. comment with more so I can add on to the list.

shooting maniacs
shooting games, great list of pc shmups. but it's kind of in japanese. this would be a good place to just randomly pick a shooter and review.

ABA games

hours upon hours of geometrically based gaming entertainment

team shanghai alice

very well made shmups featuring witches that fly around.

Cho Ren Sha 68 , a classic.

curses, I've run out already.
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8:52p:
uh, post away?

I might be putting up some reviews some time soon. trying to think of a universal rating format. something along the lines of...

Sound (15/100)
Graphics (20/100)
Gameplay (FUN FACTOR!) (30/100)
Originality (15/100)
Challenge (20/100)

just some numbers I threw out there.

BUT UH POST. if we get >2 people maybe we can do some score attacks?


side note: yeah, ripping your style. whatcha gonna do about it, eh eh?
 
Current Mood: productive
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