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Shenmue

Posted 06-01-2008 at 01:53 AM by OddjobAbe
I was just picking through the loft the other day and came across my old Dreamcast, so I plugged it in and decided to play for a bit.

I found a game that I didn't remember buying called Shenmue. As soon as I plugged it in, I began to remember the game. I used to hate it. I seemedd to enjoy it this time around. Probably because it was something different.

I appear to be moving through the game too quickly, so I'm thinking that I should restart the whole thing to pick up things I may have missed.

The point of this blog entry? Don't ask. I just have nothing worthwhile to do as I'm off work for the day.
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Wings of Fire's Avatar
The freeform battles sucked but the action time parts were awesome, contrary to popular belief Resident Evil 4 had very few completely original ideas.
Posted 06-01-2008 at 03:50 AM by Wings of Fire Wings of Fire is offline

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OddjobAbe's Avatar
Tell me about it. Not only do the freedform battles bore me out of my mind, but I'm crap at them. Playing the game makes me want to go out in a leather jacket and ask around for sailors and chinese people while putting on a monotone voice.
Posted 06-01-2008 at 07:06 AM by OddjobAbe OddjobAbe is offline

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Mac Sirloin's Avatar
Mega64 did a Shemue skit once, it was meh.

I never bothered playing this when I goit my Dreamcast, although I had it, was that a mistake?
Posted 06-01-2008 at 07:55 AM by Mac Sirloin Mac Sirloin is offline

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OddjobAbe's Avatar
Not if you prefer more modern games. I've always enjoyed games that are different, so that's probably why I enjoy it. Shenmue isn't really that different any more, but in a sense it is. It's sort of a GTA where you aren't quite as free, and without hookers and murder.
Posted 06-01-2008 at 08:24 AM by OddjobAbe OddjobAbe is offline

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Strike Witch's Avatar
"A capsule toy."
Posted 09-05-2009 at 08:45 PM by Strike Witch Strike Witch is offline

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used:)'s Avatar
What's with all the blog necromancy that's been going on lately?
Posted 09-05-2009 at 09:15 PM by used:) used:) is offline

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Strike Witch's Avatar
I just had to get that out of my head. It was in there as soon as I heard Shenmue.
Posted 09-05-2009 at 10:37 PM by Strike Witch Strike Witch is offline

 

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