• pook99’s Activity
  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Games you Mong out to? no thinking required. on the Games Discussion board

    There are dozens of retro games that I use to tune out and just relax with. Most of the games are considered very hard but I have played them so many times they are rote and I can zone out and just ...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Biggest disappointments in 2018. on the Games Discussion board

    Definitely my biggest let down was God of War, I was mega hyped for it but I just could not get into it at all. I do want to give it another chance at some point but the game did not hook me at all a...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Do difficult games put you off buying them?. on the Games Discussion board

    I seek out hard games but they have to be mechanically solid, fun, and have really tight controls. Wings of vii is an indie 2d platformer that took me roughly 2400 deaths to complete and I loved ever...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic What genres and subgenres of Video games are outdated today?. on the Games Discussion board

    @jackamomo said:The 2D mechanics games, are less playable, complete and fun, than those of 3D mechanics2d games are more varied than 3d games because they don't always have to be limited to a fixed po...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Why Retro Gamers Exist (and a bit about Phantasy Star). on the Games Discussion board

    Retro gamers exist because old style games have a certain type of charm that is different than modern games. They also tend to be more challenging which is something that many retro gamers want. Als...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic What games have you finished in one sitting?. on the Games Discussion board

    Way too many to mention, I play lots of classic games and retro style indies that can be beaten in anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours so I frequently finish games in one sitting. As far as more mode...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Every Game is Better on Mega Drive. on the System Wars board

    @jackamomo said:@ronvalencia: please read the spec comparison chart I took 2 days compiling on the previous page re tech specs.Those 64 colours can be increased up to 512 or more commonly 256. Both ma...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Every Game is Better on Mega Drive. on the System Wars board

    @jackamomo: asking me to do research and take notes to prove an obvious point on an internet forum is just a bridge too far.I have played both games, enjoy both games, if you care to verify my claims ...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Every Game is Better on Mega Drive. on the System Wars board

    @jackamomo: It does not run more slowly, I played them both very recently and tit in is both smoother and faster, it also has more responsive controls.the graphics and sound effects are superiorthere ...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Every Game is Better on Mega Drive. on the System Wars board

    @jackamomo : ""MNT:TIT runs more slowly on SNES and is a beat em up so it loses I'm afraid.Now I know I'm the only person in the world that says this"and this is why I called your thread dumb. I am n...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Every Game is Better on Mega Drive. on the System Wars board

    @jackamomo: your original question for everyone was to name one game on SNES that is better than its genesis counterpart. I named turtles in time as better than its genesis counterpart. Do you conc...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Every Game is Better on Mega Drive. on the System Wars board

    @jackamomo: Just to be sure, you concede that turtles in time is better than hyperstone heist correct?

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Which game was the hardest for you?. on the Games Discussion board

    Wings of vii was probably the hardest game I ever played in my life, over 2000 deaths to finish, 600 or so on the last boss alone.

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Post gameplay screenshot without a weapon. on the Games Discussion board

    I don't have any screenshots but an easy thing to do would be to post an image of just about any non-weapons based fighting game.

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Last time a game made you buy a system. on the System Wars board

    I bought a switch for Mario Odyssey, there are lots of great games on the switch and I'm glad I have it but odyssey is the game I had to have.

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Do you think you'll ever quit video games?. on the System Wars board

    Been gaming for 33 out of my 38 years, I can't imagine I will ever stop.@mrbojangles25 said:I'm seriously thinking about detoxing.Maybe not full-on quitting, but maybe selling my PC and getting a tabl...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Remakes and remasters.. Poisoning new consoles?. on the System Wars board

    I never owned a wiiu so I am very happy to be getting portable versions of so many awesome games that I missed out on, really hoping they port super mario 3d world at some point. Although I rarely bu...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic What is the best Superhero game ever made?. on the System Wars board

    I can't pick a favorite as there have been far too many, the first game that I remember that completely blew me away for being true to the source material was spider-man for ps1. Prior to that game t...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Ever been so frustrated you had to put a game down?. on the Games Discussion board

    @savorcygnus said:If nothing else, it usually also helps to just put the game down and come back after a few hours. More often than not you'll one shot the area you've been struggling with for so long...

  • pook99 posted a message in the forum topic Does anyone else here replay an old game for reasons other than it's gameplay/usp.?. on the Games Discussion board

    I have a few dozen games I replay every year, obviously gameplay is the main reason I replay them but some other things I can think of off the top of my head:1) to complete an arbritary annual goal, f...