A nice double gift

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A nice double gift

Post by CD-inexperience » Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:07 am

A friend of mine gave me these babies. Nice cover art, too bad that's where anything that's good about these games ends.

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Now I just need the other Zelda game & Hotel Mario and I'll be set.

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Post by Bas » Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:19 am

Have you ever fully played them? I spent many hours playing Zelda: Wand of Gamelon and if the cover art was all that was good about this game, I would have stopped playing far earlier :)

Considering your friend gave it to you now, I don't think you know :o

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Post by Trev » Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:18 pm

"Good" is relative when it comes to these games. When compared to the Nintendo made Zelda games they are terrible. When compared to the rest of the CD-i library, and viewed less as a Zelda game and more as fantasy adventure/platformers they are decent (but only if you are playing w/a real controller)

I think Wand of Gamelon is the better of the two. Even though I'd rather play as Link, atleast they eliminated the whole weapon swapping thing.
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Post by CD-inexperience » Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:03 pm

Bas wrote:Considering your friend gave it to you now, I don't think you know :o
Well I have played them before getting these. I have CDs that are completely artless *cough* so I got to experience them.

I have to agree that Wand of Gamelon is better than Faces of Evil but my mind always tries to compare them to Nintendo's LoZ games, specifically The Adventure of Link (due to the side view), and I just want to cry a little. I must confess I only have a Thumbstick and Mouse for controllers.

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Post by Austin » Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:35 pm

I just got a serious case of deja-vu. Where have I seen this thread before?
The IMPLANTgames Podcast - Episode 66: http://implantgames.com/implantgames/podcast66

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Post by CD-inexperience » Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:55 am

Austin wrote:I just got a serious case of deja-vu. Where have I seen this thread before?
:wink: Oh that reminds me, I gotta ask Bas something.

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Post by Bas » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:10 pm

CD-inexperience wrote:
Austin wrote:I just got a serious case of deja-vu. Where have I seen this thread before?
:wink: Oh that reminds me, I gotta ask Bas something.
Done :)

Remember to use the new name from now on, Erin :)

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Post by CD-inexperience » Mon Oct 24, 2011 2:12 am

Ah, that looks so much better. 8)

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