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#401 Posted by MethodManFTW (26514 posts) -

[QUOTE="MethodManFTW"]well true, i forgot that existed.. but like every other HD re-release, it will be different, this one much more than all the others. and did you really just spell dumb ass wrong? :PGreekGameManiac

Hopefully it will.

And lol,sorry.

Dumb ass,there,satisified?

:)

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#402 Posted by JordanElek (18560 posts) -

the cel shading seems to be gone in those screenshots.GreekGameManiac
What do you consider cel-shading? The original Wind Waker didn't have dark lines around everything like hardcore cel-shaded stuff does. It only had basic shadows that gave the primary colors on the character models a cool look. The remake looks like it has the exact same thing....

But you're right, it does look different. Everything is less square and looks way better and brighter and not nearly as blurry. I remember always trying to angle the camera behind the sail on the boat because that would eliminate the blur filter on the distance and make everything look sharper and better. Just look at Outset Island on the title screen (which doesn't have the blur filter) then the island while you're playing the game. You'll see what I mean.

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#403 Posted by Rod90 (7266 posts) -

[QUOTE="GreekGameManiac"]the cel shading seems to be gone in those screenshots.JordanElek

What do you consider cel-shading? The original Wind Waker didn't have dark lines around everything like hardcore cel-shaded stuff does. It only had basic shadows that gave the primary colors on the character models a cool look. The remake looks like it has the exact same thing....

But you're right, it does look different. Everything is less square and looks way better and brighter and not nearly as blurry. I remember always trying to angle the camera behind the sail on the boat because that would eliminate the blur filter on the distance and make everything look sharper and better. Just look at Outset Island on the title screen (which doesn't have the blur filter) then the island while you're playing the game. You'll see what I mean.

Have you seen the difference between Okami and Okami HD? Despite the higher definition, it loses the "paint" feel the whole game had. I prefer Okami over Okami HD. Of course, it's WAY to early to make judgments on Wind Waker HD. But my point is that unlike OoT for example, WW didn't need a graphical overhaul. It still looks amazing. And my fear is that HD will kill the cel shading a bit.
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#404 Posted by GreekGameManiac (6439 posts) -

[QUOTE="GreekGameManiac"]the cel shading seems to be gone in those screenshots.JordanElek

What do you consider cel-shading? The original Wind Waker didn't have dark lines around everything like hardcore cel-shaded stuff does. It only had basic shadows that gave the primary colors on the character models a cool look. The remake looks like it has the exact same thing....

But you're right, it does look different. Everything is less square and looks way better and brighter and not nearly as blurry. I remember always trying to angle the camera behind the sail on the boat because that would eliminate the blur filter on the distance and make everything look sharper and better. Just look at Outset Island on the title screen (which doesn't have the blur filter) then the island while you're playing the game. You'll see what I mean.

Uh.it DOESN'T have the cartoony effect anymore.

It's not the same,the graphics are different,yes.

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#405 Posted by Haziqonfire (36344 posts) -
Wind Waker HD does, without a doubt, still look cartoony.
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#406 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
Wind Waker HD does, without a doubt, still look cartoony.Haziqonfire
clearly not cartoony at all :|
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#407 Posted by JordanElek (18560 posts) -
Link looks photorealistic. Uncanny valley at its finest.
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#408 Posted by WreckEm711 (7357 posts) -
Link looks photorealistic. Uncanny valley at its finest.JordanElek
I'm thoroughly enjoying this passive aggressive sarcastic Jordan that I've been seeing the last few days!
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#409 Posted by roboccs (7847 posts) -
[QUOTE="JordanElek"]Link looks photorealistic. Uncanny valley at its finest.WreckEm711
I'm thoroughly enjoying this passive aggressive sarcastic Jordan that I've been seeing the last few days!

Past few days??? Haha!! I had to travel for work and I stayed in a hotel last night. Since it's always so boring I usually bring an old console with me; it had been Gamecube and PS2 in the past, but yesterday was the first time I was able to bring my Wii since I now have a WiiU. Let's just say it looked so weird to turn it on and have pretty much nothing on it since it was transferred to my WiiU. However, since I am such a pushover to the power of suggestion I totally played Xenoblade for hours last night since I've been dying to after the XenoU announcement. So fun... except I wasn't paying attention at one point in some Marsh and I was minding my own business and the next thing I knew I was fighting a level 84 bird-type creature and I'm only at level 27.... I could tell right away that this wasn't going to end well...
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#410 Posted by roboccs (7847 posts) -
Just had a thought... Shulk is going to be in the next Smash Brothers game right???
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#411 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
[QUOTE="roboccs"]Just had a thought... Shulk is going to be in the next Smash Brothers game right???

it would help sell the new game, so its a no brainer
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#412 Posted by roboccs (7847 posts) -
[QUOTE="roboccs"]Just had a thought... Shulk is going to be in the next Smash Brothers game right???jeffster85
it would help sell the new game, so its a no brainer

So you think I can contact Nintendo with my idea and collect royalties when this happens?? I could use the cash. :P
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#413 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
[QUOTE="jeffster85"][QUOTE="roboccs"]Just had a thought... Shulk is going to be in the next Smash Brothers game right???roboccs
it would help sell the new game, so its a no brainer

So you think I can contact Nintendo with my idea and collect royalties when this happens?? I could use the cash. :P

yes, but as you now collaborated with me, i get 50%.
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#414 Posted by roboccs (7847 posts) -
[QUOTE="roboccs"][QUOTE="jeffster85"] it would help sell the new game, so its a no brainerjeffster85
So you think I can contact Nintendo with my idea and collect royalties when this happens?? I could use the cash. :P

yes, but as you now collaborated with me, i get 50%.

35 tops...
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#415 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
[QUOTE="jeffster85"][QUOTE="roboccs"] So you think I can contact Nintendo with my idea and collect royalties when this happens?? I could use the cash. :Proboccs
yes, but as you now collaborated with me, i get 50%.

35 tops...

without me, you had nothing! 50!!! :evil:
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#416 Posted by roboccs (7847 posts) -
42.6%... Final Offer I seriously love being a dork!! :lol:
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#417 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
[QUOTE="roboccs"]42.6%... Final Offer I seriously love being a dork!! :lol:

nope. holding firm :evil: 50 or i'll *come find you* its up to you....
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#418 Posted by Jaysonguy (39411 posts) -

[QUOTE="JordanElek"]Link looks photorealistic. Uncanny valley at its finest.WreckEm711
I'm thoroughly enjoying this passive aggressive sarcastic Jordan that I've been seeing the last few days!

Welcome to my life being friends with him lol

This is how ever single day goes

Jason to Jordan: I'm on edge today (Jordan knows I'm worried when I have an attack I could die)

Jordan to Jason: Don't die

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#419 Posted by roboccs (7847 posts) -
[QUOTE="roboccs"]42.6%... Final Offer I seriously love being a dork!! :lol:jeffster85
nope. holding firm :evil: 50 or i'll *come find you* its up to you....

Yeah like you could handle Detroit... (even though I don't live in Detroit my arguement sounds better if I just associated myself with it...)
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#420 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
[QUOTE="jeffster85"][QUOTE="roboccs"]42.6%... Final Offer I seriously love being a dork!! :lol:roboccs
nope. holding firm :evil: 50 or i'll *come find you* its up to you....

Yeah like you could handle Detroit... (even though I don't live in Detroit my arguement sounds better if I just associated myself with it...)

Detroit is my beyatch.
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#421 Posted by roboccs (7847 posts) -
:lol: I have no words for that! Well played indeed.
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#422 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
:lol: I have no words for that! Well played indeed.roboccs
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#423 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
in other news, snow sucks when i'm trying to get work done on my car...
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#424 Posted by WreckEm711 (7357 posts) -

I don't really get the appeal of that Terraria game.. It looks like a bad Minecraft ripoff:?

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#425 Posted by Jaysonguy (39411 posts) -

I don't really get the appeal of that Terraria game.. It looks like a bad Minecraft ripoff:?

WreckEm711

It's actually very varied and also has things like boss characters and NPC's

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#426 Posted by WreckEm711 (7357 posts) -

[QUOTE="WreckEm711"]

I don't really get the appeal of that Terraria game.. It looks like a bad Minecraft ripoff:?

Jaysonguy

It's actually very varied and also has things like boss characters and NPC's

Really? Hmm, I'll have to look at some more info on it, I just don't understand how you'd be able to build very complex stuff on something like that with a controller.

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#427 Posted by JordanElek (18560 posts) -

[QUOTE="JordanElek"]Link looks photorealistic. Uncanny valley at its finest.WreckEm711
I'm thoroughly enjoying this passive aggressive sarcastic Jordan that I've been seeing the last few days!

For some reason my teenage self has been clawing its way out of my soul lately, and I don't know why. Well, most of the sarcasm has been aimed at Jason because he's been extra bad lately, so maybe that's it.

And Greek, that sarcasm was undeserved because your opinion this time about Wind Waker is nowhere near as crazy as Jason's about ZombiU and the new Xeno game. After thinking about it, the Wind Waker remake looks more like Toy Story than Powderpuff Girls, so you have a point.

Welcome to my life being friends with him lol

This is how ever single day goes

Jason to Jordan: I'm on edge today (Jordan knows I'm worried when I have an attack I could die)

Jordan to Jason: Don't die

Jaysonguy

It's more like

Jason to Jordan: I take six showers a day and wear a hazmat suit around the house, do you?

Jordan to Jason: No, and you shouldn't either.

Jason to Jordan: WHY DO YOU WANT ME TO DIE?!?!

Jordan to Jason: Don't die.....

Then I whisper to myself "because you raise my self esteem by at least two notches every day."

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#428 Posted by J_Ford (2222 posts) -

I have another quick question about the WiiU.

I've noticed on Miiverse in the communities sometimes people post screen shots. Do you have to use the gamepad's camera to take one or how does that work? My wife and I have been trying to figure it out but.

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#429 Posted by JordanElek (18560 posts) -

I have another quick question about the WiiU.

I've noticed on Miiverse in the communities sometimes people post screen shots. Do you have to use the gamepad's camera to take one or how does that work? My wife and I have been trying to figure it out but.

J_Ford

When you press the home button, it captures whatever is on the screen at the time. So when you post in Miiverse from the Home menu while you're in a game, the option to post a screenshot with your message will be there.

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#430 Posted by J_Ford (2222 posts) -

[QUOTE="J_Ford"]

I have another quick question about the WiiU.

I've noticed on Miiverse in the communities sometimes people post screen shots. Do you have to use the gamepad's camera to take one or how does that work? My wife and I have been trying to figure it out but.

JordanElek

When you press the home button, it captures whatever is on the screen at the time. So when you post in Miiverse from the Home menu while you're in a game, the option to post a screenshot with your message will be there.

Alright thanks.

I wish we knew that last night. We were playing Sonic and All Stars Racing Transformed. I was playing as Sonic and after we finished a race he glitched into his boat while still driving on the track and was going faster then everyone in their cars. It was pretty funny :lol:

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#431 Posted by JordanElek (18560 posts) -

I wish we knew that last night. We were playing Sonic and All Stars Racing Transformed. I was playing as Sonic and after we finished a race he glitched into his boat while still driving on the track and was going faster then everyone in their cars. It was pretty funny :lol:

J_Ford
lol, yeah, I was so happy to have that feature when I came across a frozen deer in AC3. I tried a bunch of different poses, including one where the deer's tail was coming straight through Connor's crotch, but I ended up having the deer's head protruding from Connor's stomach. Playing games on the WiiU is at least 10% more fun at all times because you're always looking out for an opportunity to take a stupid picture.
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#432 Posted by MethodManFTW (26514 posts) -
Yo, there better not be another Xenogears game.
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#433 Posted by J_Ford (2222 posts) -

[QUOTE="J_Ford"]

I wish we knew that last night. We were playing Sonic and All Stars Racing Transformed. I was playing as Sonic and after we finished a race he glitched into his boat while still driving on the track and was going faster then everyone in their cars. It was pretty funny :lol:

JordanElek

lol, yeah, I was so happy to have that feature when I came across a frozen deer in AC3. I tried a bunch of different poses, including one where the deer's tail was coming straight through Connor's crotch, but I ended up having the deer's head protruding from Connor's stomach. Playing games on the WiiU is at least 10% more fun at all times because you're always looking out for an opportunity to take a stupid picture.

Lol, that sounds awesome.

Yeah it definitely is, I have a feeling I'll be looking for excuses to take pictures from now on :P

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#434 Posted by GreekGameManiac (6439 posts) -

Wind Waker HD does, without a doubt, still look cartoony.Haziqonfire

You don't get it.

It does,but it doesn't have the cel shading effect anymore.

It's not the same.

It now looks like a game with advanced graphics,but lost a big part of it's charm.

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#435 Posted by WreckEm711 (7357 posts) -
Beat Halo 4 last night on legendary. So cool. :D Love the direction 343 took with the series, but now I have to wait for the fifth :(
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#436 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
Yo, there better not be another Xenogears game.MethodManFTW
lol?
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#437 Posted by IveDatedUrMom (451 posts) -

[QUOTE="JordanElek"]

[QUOTE="GreekGameManiac"]the cel shading seems to be gone in those screenshots.GreekGameManiac

What do you consider cel-shading? The original Wind Waker didn't have dark lines around everything like hardcore cel-shaded stuff does. It only had basic shadows that gave the primary colors on the character models a cool look. The remake looks like it has the exact same thing....

But you're right, it does look different. Everything is less square and looks way better and brighter and not nearly as blurry. I remember always trying to angle the camera behind the sail on the boat because that would eliminate the blur filter on the distance and make everything look sharper and better. Just look at Outset Island on the title screen (which doesn't have the blur filter) then the island while you're playing the game. You'll see what I mean.

Uh.it DOESN'T have the cartoony effect anymore.

It's not the same,the graphics are different,yes.

The cartoony effect is there, the graphics are still cel-shaded. You don't like it because it does not really fit with your idea of the original, but you need to accept it. Either that, or go play the old one and stop your whining.
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#438 Posted by IveDatedUrMom (451 posts) -

[QUOTE="MethodManFTW"]well true, i forgot that existed.. but like every other HD re-release, it will be different, this one much more than all the others. and did you really just spell dumb ass wrong? :PGreekGameManiac

Hopefully it will.

And lol,sorry.

Dumb ass,there,satisified?

:)

Stop insulting people please. You are a terrible user.
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#439 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
i failed :(
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#440 Posted by WreckEm711 (7357 posts) -
i failed :(jeffster85
?
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#441 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
[QUOTE="jeffster85"]i failed :(WreckEm711
?

tried to get ni no kuni CE for $1 on ebay :P
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#442 Posted by roboccs (7847 posts) -
[QUOTE="WreckEm711"][QUOTE="jeffster85"]i failed :(jeffster85
?

tried to get ni no kuni CE for $1 on ebay :P

Has anyone here ever succeeded at that??
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#443 Posted by WreckEm711 (7357 posts) -

[QUOTE="jeffster85"][QUOTE="WreckEm711"] ?roboccs
tried to get ni no kuni CE for $1 on ebay :P

Has anyone here ever succeeded at that??

One time I purchased 10 snow cones from Bahama Bucks and got an 11th free. Same thing right? :P

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#444 Posted by jeffster85 (2286 posts) -
[QUOTE="roboccs"][QUOTE="jeffster85"][QUOTE="WreckEm711"] ?

tried to get ni no kuni CE for $1 on ebay :P

Has anyone here ever succeeded at that??

dunno. i just figured i'd put in the offer to see if they'd accept for lulz sake :P i then tried 3.14. lol. that got denied too. haha. but he took it as a joke so it's all good :)
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#445 Posted by MethodManFTW (26514 posts) -
[QUOTE="MethodManFTW"]Yo, there better not be another Xenogears game.jeffster85
lol?

It's just one franchise I'd like to see only have one game. Xenogears is Xenogears. If they want to expand, continue that crappy Xenosaga series. :P
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#446 Posted by Haziqonfire (36344 posts) -
It's my last semester of my undergrad and I've stopped caring. I'm soooooooooooo lazy to do any homework, assignments and readings. D:
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#447 Posted by JordanElek (18560 posts) -

[QUOTE="jeffster85"][QUOTE="MethodManFTW"]Yo, there better not be another Xenogears game.MethodManFTW
lol?

It's just one franchise I'd like to see only have one game. Xenogears is Xenogears. If they want to expand, continue that crappy Xenosaga series. :P

Have you looked into the Perfect Works book? The trailer for the new Xenoblade made me wonder if they could somehow link the two game worlds, so I was looking at the Wikipedia page for Xenogears to refresh my memory of the story and found out that Tanaka put SO MUCH more work into that game than I could've ever guessed based on the game itself.

And I knew that the Xenosaga games were set in the same universe as Xenogears, but I only finished the first one and couldn't for the life of me make it through the second and never touched the third.

Anyway, somebody did a lot of work on an English translation of Perfect Works. It's a pain to navigate because it's all in Flickr pics, but it has a ton of information about that universe.

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#448 Posted by WreckEm711 (7357 posts) -
It's my last semester of my undergrad and I've stopped caring. I'm soooooooooooo lazy to do any homework, assignments and readings. D:Haziqonfire
That's how I felt last semester, this year I feel the opposite. I want to make 100% sure there isn't even any concern of possibly failing a class and missing my graduation date :P
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#449 Posted by Haziqonfire (36344 posts) -
[QUOTE="Haziqonfire"]It's my last semester of my undergrad and I've stopped caring. I'm soooooooooooo lazy to do any homework, assignments and readings. D:WreckEm711
That's how I felt last semester, this year I feel the opposite. I want to make 100% sure there isn't even any concern of possibly failing a class and missing my graduation date :P

That is a possibility too, but I've been pretty good with the courses I'm taking so far. They're not hard, but everything's been regurgitated from my program over the last 5 years...
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#450 Posted by roboccs (7847 posts) -

[QUOTE="roboccs"][QUOTE="jeffster85"] tried to get ni no kuni CE for $1 on ebay :PWreckEm711
Has anyone here ever succeeded at that??

One time I purchased 10 snow cones from Bahama Bucks and got an 11th free. Same thing right? :P



Yes. So what you're telling me is that this HAS happened before.

And the tower in Final Fantasy 6 that only allows you to use magic sucks...