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3DO Hidden Gems

Post by Trev » Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:01 pm

Some games get lots of talk & respect ... Need for Speed, Street Fighter II, Wing Commander III, etc ... Others, for whaterver reason, don't get too much chat ... althought they are still good if not great. What are some 3DO games that deserve more mention?

I nominate Olympic Summer Games. It is overlooked perhaps because it was such a late release, or perhaps because it was also ported to other machines. But I think it's a really fun game. It's got more variety than you might think, and the multiplayer options are nice. Great animation too! Anyone looking for a good competitive atmosphere will have fun w/this game, which sits nicely alongside 3DO's other great (and more well known) sports games. :D
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Post by sneth » Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:36 pm

Slayer and Deathkeep. Hard games that i really enjoy.

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Post by Scarlettkitten » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:14 pm

I always liked Gridders as it's weird but well done. 8)
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Post by Trev » Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:24 am

Scarlettkitten wrote:I always liked Gridders as it's weird but well done. 8)
Ahh, now there is a game that I rarely hear about.

Although I've never gotten too far in it, I've always liked the idea behind it, as well as the atmosphere.
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Post by Austin » Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:07 pm

Cyberdillo... :lol:

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Post by Trev » Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:10 pm

Austin wrote:Cyberdillo... :lol:
You aren't, by chance, making fun of one of 3DOKid's most recent game purchases are you? :wink:
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Post by Austin » Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:16 pm

Trev wrote:You aren't, by chance, making fun of one of 3DOKid's most recent game purchases are you? :wink:
No, no no.. I was being completely serious.

Being even more serious, I'd have to say Trip'd is a hidden gem. Not so hidden maybe, but it doesn't get a lot of talk and it's good.

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Post by Trev » Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:29 pm

Austin wrote: Trip'd is a hidden gem. Not so hidden maybe, but it doesn't get a lot of talk and it's good.
Yeah, Trip'd is pretty good.
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Post by Scarlettkitten » Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:34 pm

Cyberdillo, Gem, Cyberdillo, Gem. Nah I'm just not seeing the gem part :wink:
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Post by avanteproject » Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:59 pm

What is Cyberdildo? :D

I know I recently make a topic about this but the Tetsujin games are awesome. Truly underrated!
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Post by 3DOKid » Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:36 pm

Right. I'm going to play it, right now.

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Post by JohnnyDude » Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:48 pm

My vote would be Trip'd, which someone already said.

I also had Olympic Summer Games, I thought I was the only one! I didn't think it was all that good, though. I remember many of the events required mashing buttons, and that in fencing there was a real cheap unblockable lunge move by pressing something like Back+A that won the match every time.

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Post by acem77 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:09 pm

Taiketsu rooms / Taiketsu Rumi-Zu
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This is a fun bomber man like game with water for the 3do and ps1.
I was hoping someone could help me figure out the items.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Tue Jul 26, 2011 5:26 pm

This game has come up in a few threads, one of them taught me how to play it.
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Post by 3DOKid » Tue Jul 26, 2011 5:39 pm

The hiddenest of all hidden gems is Dr Hauzer.

But it depends how you look at things. Shock Wave 2 is an astonishingly good game but you never hear the people on more generic retro gaming sites mention it. A more sedate game would be Snow Job, a next-gen point and click adventure.

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Post by Trev » Tue Jul 26, 2011 6:11 pm

I definitely agree w/Snow Job ... had the game not been a 3DO exclusive, I bet it would have gotten a lot of praise.
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Post by ajgiov » Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:53 pm

Snow Job for sure, now to track down another copy of it.

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Post by CRV » Fri Jul 29, 2011 2:42 pm

Trev wrote:
Austin wrote: Trip'd is a hidden gem. Not so hidden maybe, but it doesn't get a lot of talk and it's good.
Yeah, Trip'd is pretty good.
Unfortunately, 1P solo Trip'd is almost coma-inducing. As soon as it starts getting intense, you move up a level, the bottom rows are eliminated, and everything slows back down.

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Post by Trev » Fri Jul 29, 2011 3:41 pm

CRV wrote:
Trev wrote:
Austin wrote: Trip'd is a hidden gem. Not so hidden maybe, but it doesn't get a lot of talk and it's good.
Yeah, Trip'd is pretty good.
Unfortunately, 1P solo Trip'd is almost coma-inducing. As soon as it starts getting intense, you move up a level, the bottom rows are eliminated, and everything slows back down.
Like Return Fire, Twisted, etc ... Trip'd really does hit its stride in 2 player mode.
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Post by 3DOKid » Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:30 pm

I know we said the 'naughty' games don't count but firstly twinkle knights is addictive, and virtual cameraman 1 is psychologically scaring.

twinkle knights is actually a challenge. Challenge enough for me not to care whether she was putting clothes on or not - I just want to win.

And virtual Cameraman, the girls wink and nod as to when to take a picture, so eventually you zone out of their nudity and focus in on their faces. Did she wink? Didn't she? Was that a nod? ...oh she's naked...

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Post by Dr.Enceladus » Tue Aug 02, 2011 4:54 pm

I got hooked on Battlesport for quite a long time.
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Post by Trev » Tue Aug 02, 2011 5:38 pm

Dr.Enceladus wrote:I got hooked on Battlesport for quite a long time.
Me too! Such a great game! :D It deserves more respect.
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Post by mattyg » Tue Aug 23, 2011 11:55 am

*crawls out from under rock* I liked Psychic Detective*crawls back under rock :wink:
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Post by 3DO Experience » Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:48 pm

Mee too!
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Post by CRV » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:23 am

mattyg wrote:*crawls out from under rock* I liked Psychic Detective*crawls back under rock :wink:
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Post by Scarlettkitten » Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:18 pm

That's one title i've never tried, I tried that spacey fmv one with tia carrera in that i can't spell let alone type, maybe i should have tried Psychic Detective first.
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Post by 3DOKid » Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:35 pm

Psychic Detective is quite good fun.

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Post by UnholyTancred » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:02 am

3DOKid wrote:I know we said the 'naughty' games don't count but firstly twinkle knights is addictive, and virtual cameraman 1 is psychologically scaring.

twinkle knights is actually a challenge. Challenge enough for me not to care whether she was putting clothes on or not - I just want to win.

And virtual Cameraman, the girls wink and nod as to when to take a picture, so eventually you zone out of their nudity and focus in on their faces. Did she wink? Didn't she? Was that a nod? ...oh she's naked...
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Post by 3DOKid » Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:34 pm

f**kin' hell. I thought you were dead. :)

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Post by 3DO Experience » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:42 am

:lol:

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