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Billy "Buford" Morgil

Member Since 13 Jun 2006
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#16525390 Brinstar Cinema

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 02 July 2018 - 06:45 PM

but considering the forum is dead and buried I'm not sure I'll ever bother getting around to doing anything with it again.


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#16525382 So... What are you playing? (general discussion)

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 26 June 2018 - 07:07 PM

Well, It took awhile, but i finally finished Dragon Quest 7. This was by far the longest one yet, with my final save file reading 254 hours and 50 minutes. And that time includes the main game, post-game content, all DLC, and countless hours grinding out job levels. I really hope the next game isn't gonna have such a grind-heavy job system, cuz that got really brutal at times.

 

Anyway, now that that's finally done, and before i move on to DQ8, I got a bunch of other games i've started and really should finish, like Pirate Warriors 3 or Splatoon 2's Octo Expansion (I beelined to the end to unlock the playable Octoling and skipped over a ton of the levels). I am gonna be leaving on Friday to go on vacation for a week, but I will be taking my Switch with me.




#16525305 Brinstar Cinema

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 06 June 2018 - 03:55 PM

The first thing people I went with asked me at the end of IW was, "What was that icon on the pager?". I told them it was for Captain Marvel, and none of them had any idea who the character was.

 

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There is only one Captain Marvel




#16525222 Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! / Eevee! - Nintendo Switch

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 30 May 2018 - 07:27 AM

So, is this just some tie-in/sequel/side game to Pokemon Go? Cuz i stopped caring about that phone shit long ago. While i can see in the trailer that there are places to go and trainers to fight, i question just how much of a "story" this game will have. Right now i'm getting similar vibes to those two Colosseum games on the Gamecube, which were spin-off games with their own unique gameplay mechanics, but ultimately just ended up as mere shadows of the main games from that generation. If this new game is fleshed out enough, with a large region to explore and a deep enough story, then i might pick it up, but for now i feel like i need more info. For now, i think i'd rather just wait for the next main series game.




#16525191 Zebesian Manga and Anime House

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 07 May 2018 - 06:42 PM

Speaking of One Piece, the latest manga chapter dropped today, and holy shit was it amazing. I literally read it three times to absorb every last detail.

 

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#16525169 New President for Nintendo

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 26 April 2018 - 06:57 AM

For the record, it was established following Iwata's passing that that grumpy looking guy was only a temporary replacement until they found someone to permanently fill the role, and based on this new guy's resume, i think he'll do a good job.




#16525147 So... What are you playing? (general discussion)

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 13 April 2018 - 12:49 PM

Alright, so following up on my previous post, i got Mega Man Legends in the mail today. I'm only like a half hour in, but already i gotta say that these have got to be the WORST 3D controls i've ever experienced in my life. This is gonna be a real chore to get through this game. I just know it.




#16525140 Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1&2

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 10 April 2018 - 01:48 PM

 

Back when Capcom first announced Mega Man 11, they also teased that the Mega Man X games were all gonna be rereleased later this year. Now we finally have some info on how they are gonna be released, along with a date. It seems that they are going with the same route they did with the original MM Legacy Collections, with two separate collections. Also, similar to how they are doing the original MMLCs on switch, the first one will be on a game card, while the second one will need to be downloaded with a bundled code. And once again, people are whining about it, and once again, i don't care, since i'll be getting both digitally, anyway.




#16525127 So... What are you playing? (general discussion)

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 06 April 2018 - 02:20 PM

(lazily copied from the shoutbox)

 

Got paid today, and was finally able to buy Detectvie Pikachu. I checked several wwebsites, but everyone pretty much had the same price. However, when i checked Gamestop's site, i saw an ad on their front page saying they were having a "Retro Flash Sale". Out of curiosity, i checked it out. There was a list of about a hundred different games ranging from NES to Gamecube era. As I skimmed through it, i noticed Mega Man Legends on PS1 for $10. After mulling it over for a bit, i decided to go for it. I'm not sure if it's disc only or has the original case, since the thumbnail picture showed the case cover, but the thumbnails for other games from the same era were just pictures of the discs. Either way, at least now i can finally see why fans are so obsessed with the Legends series. Now if i can just find the sequel.

 

EDIT: I played the Detective Pikachu demo last night. First of all, it was really short. It didn't even go to the end of the first case, which was ridiculously easy. Hopefully the rest of the game will have more challenging mysteries. But the game's biggest strength, however, is it's writing. I kinda already got a sense of this from the preview trailers, but the main Pikachu character is great and a real fun character. His gruff, hard boiled demeanor is such a contrast to his cute Pikachu body, that it's just hilarious. As for the rest of the world, it did not feel at all like the world of the main games or the anime. It actually felt like an actual real city, but with pokemon in place of real animals. Like for example, i was in the public park, and there were a bunch of different bird pokemon hanging around, and unlike the anime, here they were all the actual size of the real birds that they were based off of and acted similarly, too. For example, there was a guy sitting on a bench throwing bread crumbs to a bunch of tiny pidove, who looked and acted just like real pigeons would at a park. I think the size factor was a big contributor to things, as they were the actual size of their real-world counterparts, unlike the anime. It just made this world feal a lot more realistic.




#16525118 Zebesian Manga and Anime House

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 31 March 2018 - 05:09 AM

I watched it back in the day, and also read the manga. Personally, i prefer the manga better, particularly during the later parts when the anime enters Filler Hell. The early anime stuff is fine, but eventually it gets to the point where they're practically just doing like 3-4 canon episodes at a time separated by like 10 filler episodes. And it's not even integrated well, either. They'll be in the middle of a heated battle, and then suddenly the next episode is just some random unrelated event in a different location/time but with the same characters. It was getting just unbearable to the point where i stopped watching new episodes every week, and would just check back every couple of months to binge the few non-filler episodes that had released since.

 

Oh, and i really do not give two shits about the spin-off series with Bort. I started reading the manga version, but stopped after a few chapters cuz i just got bored, and just straight-up haven't seen the anime version. To me, it just feels like a lame cash grab after the success of the original, like with how Yu-Gi-Oh kept going after the original series with GX and 5DS and whatever the fuck other ones there've been.




#16525092 The YouTube/Video Thread (p.s. Other M is the shit)

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 15 March 2018 - 05:19 PM

Was just browsing some random shit and stumbled across this old gem

 




#16525082 Splatoon 2

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 11 March 2018 - 09:57 AM

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#16525065 Kraid's Kitchen

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 26 February 2018 - 03:33 PM

So this shit dropped today:

 

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For those that don't know (mainly plant) about the literal riots that started over this shit last year, here's a quick link i found with google: https://www.cnet.com...onalds-madness/

 

Shit was so bad, that when we got a shipment of the stuff last friday, my boss had to lock it in the trunk of her car until the streetdate today cuz corporate was afraid of people stealing the shit and selling it on ebay.

 

So anyway, i got the chance to try it, and it really wasn't very impressive. It basically tasted exactly like this shit:

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So all the retards that got pissed off cuz it sold out last year could've basically just have bought a whole bottle of the shit at the grocery store. People are stupid. Thank God there wasn't any issues so far today, but i'm dreading the moment we run out.




#16525049 Screenshot Sharing Thread

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 21 February 2018 - 04:15 PM

First of all: fix your fuckin' sig. Secondly, it explains it pretty clearly in that manga panel i posted.




#16525031 Mega Man Legacy Collection 1&2 for Switch

Posted by Billy "Buford" Morgil on 19 February 2018 - 10:27 AM

I'm gonna take a wild guess and assume the previous Legacy Collection threads are long gone.

 

 

One thing i've seen people complaining about is how only the first collection in on the physical game card, and you have to download the second collection, similar to what was just done with Bayonetta. However, if you're like me and are just gonna download both digitally, anyway, then it's really just a non-issue. It does look like the physical version comes bundled with some physical swag, but it just looks like a cleaning cloth, and while i can't speak for others, i really don't give a crap about something like that. Now if it came with another exclusive amiibo like LC1 on 3DS did, that'd be a different story.