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Tales of the Abyss.

It's not as good as Symphonia or Vesperia (my favorite 360 game) but still quite good. Certainly much better than Xillia, Xillia 2 or Zestiria (the latest one; pretty terrible).

I'm a huge Tales series fan ever since playing the Super Famicom Tales of Phantasia with the Dejap fan patch back in 1999. I've played and finished a majority of the games. Phantasia PSX is still my favorite.

Tales of the Abyss is a pretty fun game.
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Well I might as well start with it I guess...computer is down for a bit, well, I need new PSU...this Corsair thing is busted...only paid $30 for it though, I guess...still kind of pissed. Can't afford the new PSU right away, but lots of time now to get into a JRPG tongue.gif Also, I am not sure if it is clear or not, but I am a huge JRPG fan as well, but I am also a massive cheapskate, and those two things don't exactly mix redface.gif
post #1173 of 2140
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Emulate the old ones (SNES) or even emulate the translated DS ones with no$gba. But oh wait...the PSU thing. Hopefully you have another computer or a smartphone, you can easily play SNES RPGs on a smartphone now.

Aeon Genesis Translations (http://agtp.romhack.net) released a much better patch for Live a Live recently. There's also Front Mission, Seiken Densetsu 3, Romancing SaGa 3 and many, many others on Super Famicom that are all amazing.

Tales of the Abyss is really good though. If you have a 360 I would also recommend Tales of Vesperia. Vesperia is probably my favorite modern Tales game.

I still need to play Tales of Hearts R for my Vita.
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@Wolfsbora didn't you get a Dreamcast? Want to update your console list? I added your Saturn but I don't know what else you have (didn't you get more cabs too?)
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The English patch for the Saturn version of Policenauts was finally released today!

http://policenauts.net/english/patches.html

The patching process is pretty involved, but within 30 minutes I was playing the game on my Saturn. I've beaten it twice before via the PS1 version, but that was on an emulator. The Saturn version has some extra stuff, so I'd go as far as to call it the ultimate experience.
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The English patch for the Saturn version of Policenauts was finally released today!

http://policenauts.net/english/patches.html

The patching process is pretty involved, but within 30 minutes I was playing the game on my Saturn. I've beaten it twice before via the PS1 version, but that was on an emulator. The Saturn version has some extra stuff, so I'd go as far as to call it the ultimate experience.

Oh, this is pretty sweet, thanks for the heads up. Patching process should be no problem for me, been doing stuff like that since '98.

You should try Dragon Force II on Saturn if you like rpgs.. I was an original beta tester for that patch and found some bugs. thumb.gif
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Anyone have any PS1 stuff they want to get rid of? I'm always on the lookout.

I really want to create a full library of all the individually sleeved PS1 demos. The Interactive Samplers that came with consoles, and any games that had their own slip covers and sleeves. Complete of course, I don't buy disc only... smile.gif

Couple I already have:

Legend of legaia
Metal Gear Solid
Sampler Vol. 6 (top left corner of below pic)
Two of the 3 Toys R Us demos
Two of the 3 Pizza Hut demos (proud to say I got these back when it was happening, didn't win the money tho, lol) I need Disc 2

Let me know whats up.


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My mass-rip project isn't going so well. I have the 3 DVD-drives hooked up on the server and I actually got through the first couple of batches of games. But now the VM is just freezing up. Not sure what the issue is but it's taking way too long. It's very frustrating. Pretty cool for that limited time it actually worked, doing 5 games at a time. Have to re-do the whole setup to see if I can get it to work.
 
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My mass-rip project isn't going so well. I have the 3 DVD-drives hooked up on the server and I actually got through the first couple of batches of games. But now the VM is just freezing up. Not sure what the issue is but it's taking way too long. It's very frustrating. Pretty cool for that limited time it actually worked, doing 5 games at a time. Have to re-do the whole setup to see if I can get it to work.

I kept it oldschool, one disc at a time, slowest read speed the drive would do. Takes time, but the data integrity is worth it.
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My mass-rip project isn't going so well. I have the 3 DVD-drives hooked up on the server and I actually got through the first couple of batches of games. But now the VM is just freezing up. Not sure what the issue is but it's taking way too long. It's very frustrating. Pretty cool for that limited time it actually worked, doing 5 games at a time. Have to re-do the whole setup to see if I can get it to work.
It consumes a lot of memory to rip games to a disc drive. How much RAM do you have assigned to your VM?
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