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    Thread: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down for good
Post: RE: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down fo...

Again, we both agree right now MS isn't as bad as Sony in this regard, right now.  I don't care.  I've long since stopped caring about whether one bad thing is worse than another bad thing. I didn'...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 9 100 6th April 2021, 4:14 AM
    Thread: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down for good
Post: RE: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down fo...

I'm not claiming they're equal.  They aren't equal.  What Sony's pulling is worse.  I'm saying keep MS in the back of you rmind.  They're eventually going to sunset the 360 store and their shutdown of...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 9 100 5th April 2021, 10:24 AM
    Thread: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down for good
Post: RE: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down fo...

The 360 Halo games are BC, and they're being shut off.  As a reminder, what they're basically telling people is that if they want to keep playing those games for what a LOT of them bought them for in ...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 9 100 2nd April 2021, 4:54 PM
    Thread: Get Fire Emblem 1 NES for Switch NOW if you want it
Post: RE: Get Fire Emblem 1 NES for Switch NOW if you wa...

Frankly you're probably making the ethically right decision here.  I honestly hated when I found out that Fire Emblem was part of Nintendo's anti-customer FOMO nonsense.  Well done!
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 4 37 31st March 2021, 5:14 PM
    Thread: Get Fire Emblem 1 NES for Switch NOW if you want it
Post: RE: Get Fire Emblem 1 NES for Switch NOW if you wa...

Done and done.  And ripped and stuffed on an Everdrive so now I can play an official translation on original hardware.
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 4 37 31st March 2021, 11:43 AM
    Thread: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down for good
Post: RE: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down fo...

Keep in mind one thing I mentioned ABF.  MS are already planning, and have announced, that they are shutting down all online modes for all of the XBox 360's Halo games.  There's no particular reason f...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 9 100 27th March 2021, 3:45 PM
    Thread: Ongoing review of Link's Awakening for Switch
Post: RE: Ongoing review of Link's Awakening for Switch

The trading quest in particular had a few extra hints right from the start.  The mother that wants a Yoshi doll for her collection?  Well, now once you get that doll the kid right outside the mini-gam...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 12 135 27th March 2021, 3:41 PM
    Thread: Ongoing review of Link's Awakening for Switch
Post: RE: Ongoing review of Link's Awakening for Switch

In a very brief defense of the art style (and a spoiler for a game everyone here's already played), the whole of Koholint is a dream world.  Everything looking unreal is the point, driven home by the ...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 12 135 23rd March 2021, 7:22 AM
    Thread: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down for good
Post: Sony PS3,PSP, and Vita stores shutting down for go...

Insiders have revealed anonymously that Sony intends to close down their online stores across all these older systems for good very soon.  "Play" apparently has limits after all.  This is a far bigger...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 9 100 23rd March 2021, 7:18 AM
    Thread: Ongoing review of Link's Awakening for Switch
Post: RE: Ongoing review of Link's Awakening for Switch

I'm curious about that.  What about the art direction turned you off the game?  To me, it looks a lot like the art style in the DX version's photographs so it fit pretty well, but I'd like to hear mor...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 12 135 19th March 2021, 11:31 AM
    Thread: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Trump Screwed the Putsch
Post: RE: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Tru...

I didn't miss the forest for the trees.  You did. My uncle was homeless for the past 6 months.  He lost his job because of Covid.  I didn't even find out he was homeless until TODAY, because of how a...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 23 355 18th March 2021, 10:22 AM
    Thread: Ongoing review of Link's Awakening for Switch
Post: Ongoing review of Link's Awakening for Switch

I've finally decided to do a full playthrough of the latest iteration of one of my favorite games of all time, even if LTTP has edged it out a bit in recent years.  In order to do this, I went ahead a...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 12 135 16th March 2021, 1:08 PM
    Thread: DINOSAUR PLANET!
Post: RE: DINOSAUR PLANET!

Agreed.  In fact in that way it reminds of of Conker's Bad Fur Day and how it went from the massive exploration with lots of side content found in Banjo Kazooie to a much more "on rails" series of set...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 10 139 12th March 2021, 6:16 PM
    Thread: DINOSAUR PLANET!
Post: RE: DINOSAUR PLANET!

Yes I saw what's in the early prototype, and while some things are better story-wise, all in all it's still got a lot of elements missing. Here's why the final boss fakeout failed so badly.  You've...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 10 139 11th March 2021, 8:33 PM
    Thread: You can throw Gibdos?!
Post: RE: You can throw Gibdos?!

Alright then, 7 is make those time trial runs where you cant' attack anything optional.  They were interseting challenges, but perhaps there are other ways to do it.  Perhaps allowing Link to select f...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 4 103 6th March 2021, 4:46 PM
    Thread: DINOSAUR PLANET!
Post: RE: DINOSAUR PLANET!

It's definitely an intersting historical footnote, but it's an inferior version of an underwhelming game.  Is Star Fox Adventures terrible?  No, but SJ I think I can answer your question about why it ...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 10 139 6th March 2021, 4:39 PM
    Thread: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Trump Screwed the Putsch
Post: RE: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Tru...

I'm still allowed to be angry right?  They can get this passed any time, they can just ignore that "recommendation" fellow, but they aren't.  Those 8 absolutely need to be primaried.  They are not use...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 23 355 6th March 2021, 4:30 PM
    Thread: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Trump Screwed the Putsch
Post: RE: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Tru...

I've been very frustrated with Biden the past week.  Granted, we all knew a lot of it was coming.  He ran on a lot of conservative positions after all.  It's still... frustrating. But as for puttin...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 23 355 25th February 2021, 10:04 AM
    Thread: Is there a problem with automation replacing human workers?
Post: RE: Is there a problem with automation replacing h...

Oh geez how time flies.  My position is a little more immediate now.  While I mostly still agree with what I've said here, rather than just focus on charity, I'd rather focus on Obama's failure of ima...
Dark Jaguar Den of the Philociraptor 13 7,882 18th February 2021, 7:04 AM
    Thread: You can throw Gibdos?!
Post: RE: You can throw Gibdos?!

Gibdo tossing aside, Skyward Sword is getting an enhanced version on Switch which will allow one to pick whether or not to use the motion controls (which were actually fairly well done for what they w...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 4 103 17th February 2021, 5:27 PM
    Thread: You can throw Gibdos?!
Post: You can throw Gibdos?!

ABF!  ABF I had no idea!  When you stun the gibdos in Link's Awakening you can pick them up and toss them around!  ABF!  If you toss two in a pit on the bottom floor of Eagle's Tower it kills the spar...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 4 103 16th February 2021, 8:51 PM
    Thread: Games Bought Thread 3
Post: RE: Games Bought Thread 3

I want to see what the OSSC Pro has to offer first. If the OSSC Pro doesn't have S-Video and composite, instead of a Retrotink I may get this: https://videogameperfection.com/products/koryuu-trans...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 1,020 171,579 12th February 2021, 3:56 PM
    Thread: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Trump Screwed the Putsch
Post: RE: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Tru...

They lurk in shadow now ABF.  They're all still there.  All of them, and they want to overthrow the government and plant their leader even now.
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 23 355 9th February 2021, 6:31 AM
    Thread: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Trump Screwed the Putsch
Post: RE: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Tru...

It's time for the nightly stonk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwfFFM-d6wk
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 23 355 3rd February 2021, 5:22 PM
    Thread: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Trump Screwed the Putsch
Post: RE: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Tru...

Captain Planet told us "the power is your's", but every time we try to take that power, the generation before us says "no, you'll make us less rich".  Thanks a lot Ted Turner.
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 23 355 1st February 2021, 8:44 PM
    Thread: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Trump Screwed the Putsch
Post: RE: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Tru...

Also, at this point the left wing is going to need to flap alone somehow and some way. Anyway, here's the final episode of the muppet based sitcom Dinosaurs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9b9...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 23 355 1st February 2021, 11:17 AM
    Thread: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Trump Screwed the Putsch
Post: RE: A Right Wing Cannot Flap Alone, or, Donald Tru...

A new political reality.  One, it is clearer than it has ever been that the specific things that Trump cultists want are entirely morally impossible to compromise on.  We can't give them "half racism"...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 23 355 30th January 2021, 8:06 PM
    Thread: Nintendo Vault
Post: Nintendo Vault

What better way to criticize Nintendo's adopting of the Disney vault than with a muppet? That was a weird thing to say.... why does Disney own everything now? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7M...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 2 80 28th January 2021, 5:25 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

More positives: Biden appears to be framing climate change as a national security issue.  Good!  Do that!  Pull out a bunch of generals and have them speak about the danger, about new battlefields fla...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 27th January 2021, 4:55 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

I'm liking a lot of what Biden did on day one.  It was mostly a reversion of everything Trump did.  Incomplete so far, but a big step in the right direction.  The only criticism I have so far of his a...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 24th January 2021, 5:36 PM
    Thread: Reflections on the Decline of the West by Darunia S. Goron
Post: RE: Reflections on the Decline of the West by Daru...

The fallacy I'd say you're committing here is thinking that equality is a zero sum game, that raising up the disenfranchised necessarily means dragging down the privilaged.  That isn't so.
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 4 203 11th January 2021, 8:19 AM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

14th Amendment.  Trump should never be allowed to take office again not just as a result of impeachment, but because the constitution requires it.
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 11th January 2021, 8:17 AM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

Wise words here, and also hilarious.  Listen well and ignore whatever outrage Trump cooks up in the coming week.  He tried to ferment rebellion against the US capital.  That's the lasting memory we ne...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 10th January 2021, 6:43 PM
    Thread: The PS5
Post: RE: The PS5

Fair enough.  I'm actually entirely in favor of MS's recent policy to make sure all of their first party titles come to Windows and fast.  They're even putting them on Steam too, which is where I'm ge...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 4 237 10th January 2021, 12:36 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

None of these people fought in WW2 Darunia.  None of them had anythign to do with that.  These are the spoiled generation.  Their values are ridiculous warped impressions of what they THINK the US is....
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 9th January 2021, 11:17 AM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

Trump just denounced the insurrection and the violence and his fans are utterly confused and betrayed.  I love it.  Make no mistake, this is Trump's attempt to distance himself from impending legal co...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 8th January 2021, 7:27 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

I would add if there are NO consequences to what Trump did, at all, what's to stop the next tyrant wannabe from doing the exact same thing without any fear of reprecussions?  If Trump gets away with i...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 6th January 2021, 3:11 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

Dear Biden, We as a nation are unable to "move on" unless justice is done.  Go after Trump!  That is how you move on.  Letting him get away with all the harm he's done without consequence means we ha...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 3rd January 2021, 10:30 PM
    Thread: The PS5
Post: RE: The PS5

You and your well-designed shape!  I do have a Series X though.  It's called my PC.
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 4 237 31st December 2020, 11:45 AM
    Thread: The PS5
Post: The PS5

I have one now.  Here's my first impressions.  First of all, a bunch of quality of life improvements in the OS that frankly should be back ported to the PS4.  You can actually see install progress fro...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 4 237 30th December 2020, 12:45 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

Trump is, however briefly, actually right for once.  Yes, it's entirely self serving and yes he had the entirely opposite few earlier this year, but his dumb revenge ploy against McConnel by going aga...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 23rd December 2020, 5:49 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

We can't pretend that we can ever "put all this behind us".  These people that enabled Trump are still in office.  There can be no cooperating with them. Half the nation still supports fascism and we...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 15th December 2020, 2:56 PM
    Thread: New Features added to the site
Post: RE: New Features added to the site

I mean the box at the bottom of a thread where you can quickly form a reply is overlapped by the box for smilies.  Also, I can't click on it and start typing.  I have to hit the full reply button as I...
Dark Jaguar General Site 7 61,737 20th November 2020, 7:31 PM
    Thread: New Features added to the site
Post: RE: New Features added to the site

etoven Wrote: (18th November 2020, 12:06 AM) -- Dark Jaguar Wrote: (16th November 2020, 8:02 PM) -- It looks like the video embed feature took a vacation. -- Back.. Working on a new editor...
Dark Jaguar General Site 7 61,737 19th November 2020, 7:56 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

Once again they're trying to "reach across the aisle".  With liars and fascists ABF.  There can be no compromise between truth and lies.  There can be no compromise between democracy and fascism.  Any...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 17th November 2020, 3:14 PM
    Thread: New Features added to the site
Post: RE: New Features added to the site

It looks like the video embed feature took a vacation.
Dark Jaguar General Site 7 61,737 16th November 2020, 8:02 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

There's also one simple fact.  Every single progressive candidate kept their seat.
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 16th November 2020, 5:53 PM
    Thread: The Next Generation is Almost Here - PlayStation 5 v. Xbox Series X | S
Post: RE: The Next Generation is Almost Here - PlayStati...

Etoven, consoles are ALWAYS basically a medium end current gen gaming machine on release.  Well, perhaps the NES was exceptional since PC games in those eras couldn't do such basic things as sidescrol...
Dark Jaguar Tendo City 23 873 10th November 2020, 2:51 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

Speeches were night and day.  Biden was on point in discussing everything awful about Trump. ABF, the democratic party are of course better than republicans on progressive issues, but they are STIL...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 8th November 2020, 12:25 PM
    Thread: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...
Post: RE: You got what you deserve, Republican Party...

ABF, check again.  The democratic side of congress is now filled with more progressive candidates than before.  The squad won. Stop with this D vs R nonsense.  Parties don't matter, policies do! If...
Dark Jaguar Ramble City 990 120,964 7th November 2020, 7:05 PM