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    Diablo variants: First Person? WASD controls?

    I'm curious, are there any Diablo clones done in First Person? I mean something that really feels like Diablo -- fantasy theme, hordes of enemies you plow through, skill trees, loot, etc, except...
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    I beat all the hardcore levels in Nitronic Rush...

    I beat all the hardcore levels in Nitronic Rush with a keyboard (I did use AutoHotkey to remap the keys). Point to me.

    You wrote a hilarious comparison between Nitronic Rush and Wizardry VI. ...
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    Don't skip the "Hardcore" mode. It's not just...

    Don't skip the "Hardcore" mode. It's not just the same thing only harder. It's a completely different style of play, forcing you to learn to drive on walls (Prince of Persia style) without using...
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    Amazing Minecraft Adventure Map: The Tourist

    This is one of the most fun things I've done with Minecraft yet.

    http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/966582-adventure-map-the-tourist-53000-dl/

    Someone made a map based on the Basilique du...
  5. NEWSFLASH: Genre definitions are sloppy. ...

    NEWSFLASH: Genre definitions are sloppy.

    Some people care about this.

    I don't understand why.
  6. Brendon Chung makes Gravity Bone sequel for Idle Thumbs Kickstarter campaign

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/idlethumbs/idle-thumbs-video-game-podcast

    I think Idle Thumbs and Gravity Bone are both fantastic and I'm delighted about getting more of each. Presumably...
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    I got a few Steam codes from one of the Indie...

    I got a few Steam codes from one of the Indie Gala bundles that I'm not going to use and would be pleased to pass along to anyone who wants them:

    Zombie Shooter 1
    Zombie Shooter 2
    Hacker...
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    Colours is Wii/DS only as far as I know. Also...

    Colours is Wii/DS only as far as I know.

    Also Dolphin.
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    characters (Big and Amy) are not fun I know...

    characters (Big and Amy) are not fun

    I know you mean "playable" characters here, but this just reminded me one of my favorite little touches in Generations is how when you rescue one of Sonic's...
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    Sonic Generations is the first Sonic game I've...

    Sonic Generations is the first Sonic game I've played "for real" (I've messed around with the first Sonic game a few times, but never doing more than the first couple levels). And I love it.

    I'm...
  11. That's a category error, like complaining about...

    That's a category error, like complaining about the AI in Portal or Braid or Sonic the Hedgehog or Peggle or Myst or Aaa...aAA! a Reckless Disregard of Gravity or Super Meat Boy or Katamari Damacy or...
  12. Squareking, you might also add to your main post...

    Squareking, you might also add to your main post mention of the Raiden series and the Shikigami no Shiro series, which have both had high-quality PC versions released. I haven't really gotten into...
  13. Ohhh. So you wanted some more obscure...

    Ohhh. So you wanted some more obscure recommendations?

    Creature Jungle 16 has a sort of twin "napalm" shots (in addition to the regular gun) that always explode a certain distance in front of...
  14. Parsec47 has the crazy speed of Dangun Feveron...

    Parsec47 has the crazy speed of Dangun Feveron and the falling score balls that you have to catch before they bounce back up to the screen to keep your combo going. But it definitely would be better...
  15. I've also had some good times with Demolition...

    I've also had some good times with Demolition Gunner which is sort of like Under Defeat but with sweet SNES-style graphics. It's not deep or anything, but it feels really good.
    ...
  16. Have you tried Parsec47? It's the most Cave-like...

    Have you tried Parsec47? It's the most Cave-like of his games. Reminds me of Dangun Feveron.

    Other truly great PC Shmups:

    Kamui: http://www.siterskain.com/products/data/kamui/index.html...
  17. Esp Ra De is my favorite MAME shmup. I love the...

    Esp Ra De is my favorite MAME shmup. I love the little 5-second vignettes each of the characters have at the beginning of their first stage. Such a marvel of economic storytelling.
  18. Needs a link to Kenta Cho's webpage (ABA Games),...

    Needs a link to Kenta Cho's webpage (ABA Games), which has some fantastic freeware shmups.

    rRootage, Parsec47, TUMIKI Fighters, and Torus Trooper are all highly recommended. Noiz2sa and Gunroar...
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    If you love Rollcage, you gotta give Nitronic...

    If you love Rollcage, you gotta give Nitronic Rush a try. It's free!

    To answer the original question, Trackmania is a good suggestion. Also Hot Wheels Velocity X is a pretty good kids racing...
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    Ok, so I started in on the hardcore levels and...

    Ok, so I started in on the hardcore levels and discovered this isn't just TRON-themed Trackmania. This is TRON-themed Rollcage 2!

    Huzzah!
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    Wow, Wow, Wow this is fun. I'm terrible at the...

    Wow, Wow, Wow this is fun. I'm terrible at the game and I'm still having a blast and I can tell it's going to get even more fun if I can get better at it.

    I absolutely love the aesthetic...
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    As fantastic as it was at the time, I'm not sure...

    As fantastic as it was at the time, I'm not sure a straight re-make of Ultima Underworld would be that great today, compared with more modern RPGs like the Gothic series.

    Magic Carpet, however,...
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    Games that need an HD remake

    Seeing the news about MDK2, what other games would you really like to see an HD remake of?

    I'd vote for Heretic 2.

    I'm also hoping the Open Outcast project can actually finish (Black Mesa's...
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    Why would Notch want to put Minecraft on Steam? ...

    Why would Notch want to put Minecraft on Steam? What does Steam have to offer Minecraft that it hasn't already got? Publicity?
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    Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones is a better...

    Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones is a better game than Sands of Time.

    Sands of Time was a fantastic experience. The excellent plot, writing, and voice acting elevate the entire game in much the...
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