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22 October 2010 @ 01:17 am
Day 3: A game that is underrated  


MILON'S SHITTY ASSHOLE! ANGRY NERD IS ANGRY! PH33R MY WRATH, O MAZE OF TERRIBLE TRANSLATIONS AND ARCANE SECRETS! THERE IS ONLY ONE MAHARITO - FOR ME TO POOP ON!

Stuff a sock in it and go kiss me where the great Hank split me.

Yes, the game is Nintendo hard. Yes, it doesn't explain fundamental mechanics like shoving blocks to find secret doors. I don't care. It is made of trippy musical crack, and I had fun getting lost for hours in its myriad rooms. The castle has a unique brand of charm, an awesome soundtrack, and some nifty details, such as the music boxes - 7 in all - which add a new instrument to the note-catching bonus round you get into by collecting them. Skip ahead to 10:10 to hear it for yourself. Hey, I thought it was impressive back in the day.



Furthermore, Milon's particular brand of old school nuisance isn't that bad. Because the castle is a hub which lets you go directly to the next area, dying generally doesn't set you back too far. I bludgeoned my way through the game, finding most of its secrets through good old fashioned dicking around, thanks to unlimited continues and respawning enemies which let me fill up on health between some tricky room and an upcoming boss battle. This was all well and good to me because said dicking around was just so much fun.

Special bonus - Hatsune Miku "singing" all the game's music. Vocaloids. Is there anything they can't perform?



Day 1 - Very first video game.
Day 2 - Your favorite character.
Day 3 - A game that is underrated.

Day 4 - Your guilty pleasure game.
Day 5 - Game character you feel you are most like (or wish you were).
Day 6 - Most annoying character.
Day 7 - Favorite game couple.
Day 8 - Best soundtrack.
Day 9 - Saddest game scene.
Day 10 - Best gameplay.
Day 11 - Gaming system of choice.
Day 12 - A game everyone should play.
Day 13 - A game you’ve played more than five times.
Day 14 - Current (or most recent) gaming wallpaper.
Day 15 - Post a screenshot from the game you’re playing right now.
Day 16 - Game with the best cut scenes.
Day 17 - Favorite antagonist.
Day 18 - Favorite protagonist.
Day 19 - Picture of a game setting you wish you lived in.
Day 20 - Favorite genre.
Day 21 - Game with the best story.
Day 22 - A game sequel which disappointed you.
Day 23 - Game you think had the best graphics or art style.
Day 24 - Favorite classic game.
Day 25 - A game you plan on playing.
Day 26 - Best voice acting.
Day 27 - Most epic scene ever.
Day 28 - Favorite game developer.
Day 29 - A game you thought you wouldn’t like, but ended up loving.
Day 30 - Your favorite game of all time.