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PostPosted: Oct 02 2017 10:22 am Reply with quote Back to top




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Cameron
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Joined: Feb 01 2008
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PostPosted: Oct 02 2017 03:23 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Holy balls.

So far, this article is delightful! Keep up the good work Syd. Very Happy

P.S. I actually owned Taboo for the NES as a kid, my dad saw it advertised as an "RPG" on eBbay and thought I would enjoy it, imagine how much fun I had with an extremely bare Tarot simulator as an eleven-year-old.


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LeshLush
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Location: Nashville, TN
PostPosted: Oct 02 2017 10:06 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Oh shit.
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AJ Fox
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Joined: Jun 26 2009
Location: Calatia
PostPosted: Oct 19 2017 05:26 pm Reply with quote Back to top

A new article? On Crystalis??? And here I almost gave up on checking the site regularly.

Anyway, great stuff so far (except for the needless swipe against Nintendo). And Syd, I'd gladly proofread for you since I have a few corrections.

I also want to point out that those enemies are tigers, not bears (or lions, oh my!)
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AJ Fox
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PostPosted: Oct 19 2017 05:29 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Cameron wrote:
Holy balls.

So far, this article is delightful! Keep up the good work Syd. Very Happy

P.S. I actually owned Taboo for the NES as a kid, my dad saw it advertised as an "RPG" on eBbay and thought I would enjoy it, imagine how much fun I had with an extremely bare Tarot simulator as an eleven-year-old.


Taboo is one of those oddball games that gets more hate than it deserves. it's barely even a "game", just a fortune cookie generator with mild nudity and a ridiculous warning label
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Cameron
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PostPosted: Oct 22 2017 03:30 am Reply with quote Back to top

AJ Fox wrote:
Cameron wrote:
Holy balls.

So far, this article is delightful! Keep up the good work Syd. Very Happy

P.S. I actually owned Taboo for the NES as a kid, my dad saw it advertised as an "RPG" on eBbay and thought I would enjoy it, imagine how much fun I had with an extremely bare Tarot simulator as an eleven-year-old.


Taboo is one of those oddball games that gets more hate than it deserves. it's barely even a "game", just a fortune cookie generator with mild nudity and a ridiculous warning label

It definitely deserves hate.


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Syd Lexia
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Joined: Jul 30 2005
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PostPosted: Nov 01 2017 04:40 pm Reply with quote Back to top

AJ Fox wrote:
A new article? On Crystalis??? And here I almost gave up on checking the site regularly.

Anyway, great stuff so far (except for the needless swipe against Nintendo). And Syd, I'd gladly proofread for you since I have a few corrections.

I also want to point out that those enemies are tigers, not bears (or lions, oh my!)

Go for it.

Also, sorry progress has been slow. Doing an RPG review is a lot more challenging than I thought.
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SoldierHawk
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Joined: Jan 15 2009
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PostPosted: Nov 01 2017 06:40 pm Reply with quote Back to top

I just wanna say how much I'm enjoying this article, Syd <3 .

I'm so glad you haven't given up on the site.




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Preng
Title: All right, that's cool!
Joined: Jan 11 2010
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PostPosted: Nov 01 2017 09:33 pm Reply with quote Back to top

I'm enjoying the article as well, Syd! Take your time, mang.
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Etch
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Joined: Mar 15 2011
Location: Texas
PostPosted: Nov 09 2017 05:32 am Reply with quote Back to top

Good stuff. I really liked Crystalis when I played it a long time ago. Never beat it, though. Got stuck at some point late game, then never went back to it. Confused


Some typos/ weird wording:

"because I owned most of bona fide classics"
"a magicall all-healing inn"
"wouldn't fucking shut about it"
" who runs pasts every enemy"
"The Rabbit Boots allow your character to jump, but like every."
"His name is Akahana, he's merchant,"
"what was up onthat mountain"

And, yeah, the 'bears' are totally tigers. Smile


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slapolakinkaido
Title: Illegitimate Son of God
Joined: Jul 14 2009
PostPosted: Nov 19 2017 06:02 pm Reply with quote Back to top

This is making me want to break out Crystalis and go through it again. I haven't gone through it in years, probably not since before the "end day". ha


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