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Incline Labyrinth of Touhou 2 released

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by Niektory, May 21, 2013.

  1. Niektory one of some Patron

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    I approve of this development.

    There's a WIP playable demo available on the game's official site:
    http://www.geocities.jp/aaa_3peso/THL2/top.htm

    At first glance looks like more of the same, only with prettier graphics.

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  2. Humanity has risen! Arcane Patron Repressed Homosexual

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    Why should I care about a game with such a limited top down perspective when blobbers are all about first person exploration?
     
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  3. CrazyLoon Prophet

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    Prettier graphics? WTF man.
     
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  4. Niektory one of some Patron

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    Well, this one is more about combat. I agree that exploration could be more exciting.

    Compared to the original? Yes they are.
     
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  5. Damned Registrations Prestigious Gentleman Furry Weeaboo Nazi Nihilist

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    This could potentially be very awesome. I'm not even going to wait for a translation for this thing, I'll muddle through without as soon as it's done. Touhou Labyrinth had the best combat/party system I've seen in a blobber in ages, and the actual content of those battles made it overall the best combat I've seen in a blobber ever.

    Many :bro: for bringing this to my attention.
     
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    Will Dodiing actually work this time around?
     
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  7. eric__s ass hater Developer

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    I bet these games are really good. They look really good and I want to play them, but I can only handle so much anime...

    I might give it a shot someday but I can only take so many moe anime girls.
     
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  8. Average Manatee Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Geocities. Feels like I'm 5 again.

    Downloadan
     
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  9. Niektory one of some Patron

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    I've tried the demo and yes, it seems to work. At least I was missing some attacks.

    It's a trap! (open)
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  10. Crooked Bee (no longer) a wide-wandering bee Patron

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    This is too awesome to be true!
     
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  11. Average Manatee Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Definitely early beta/alpha stage at this point. Looks nice (The bloom filter overdoes things for characters but looks good otherwise). Had to escape from the first mob.
     
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  12. Average Manatee Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Played for about an hour and cleared a floor.

    - Characters now earn skill points when they level, which can be spent on a variety of passive and active abilities. I believe I could be quoted in the previous thread as suggesting this as the best possible addition that could be done to increase the variety and customizability of characters. Please hold your thanks.
    - Full respecs are in. Which, if this game is anywhere near as hardcore as the first, will probably be essential.
    - When you die at a boss you can now restart the battle from the beginning.

    Otherwise things look to be principally the same.
     
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  13. evdk comrade troglodyte :M Patron

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    Is this playable without any moonrunes knowledge?
     
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  14. Average Manatee Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    If you've played the first (in English), it's 95% the same.
     
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  15. The Last Blackguard Educated

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    Ho-lee shit. Those still exist.

    More to the point, my moon knowledge is definitely too limited to play this, so I guess I'll have to wait.:(
     
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  16. Average Manatee Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Apparently Yahoo is still a big thing in Japan. I have no idea why.

    It's not really in much of a playable state atm anyway. Your movements in the dungeon aren't even animated, you glide around in a standing position. No sound either. Demo ends after first floor.

    Do play the original though if you haven't, it's translated and excellent.
     
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  17. Cool name Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    And one of the most hardcore thingies evar. :?




    The first one was so attrocious the first thing any serious Touhoutard did was to replace the original graphics with their favorite images of the girls, taken from their personal collection and edited to fit the UI and the engine. Hell, I did learn GIMP just to be able to do that too.

    This is how it did look unmoded:

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    Edit: Still better than ZUN's own art, though.




    Touhou Labyrinth is all about the brutal combat. There is little to the dungeon itself other than event rooms, stair rooms, and boss battles. But from the third floor down even random trash enemies can wipe your party, and the boss battles are sadistically epic affairs.
     
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    By the way, Average Manatee Damned Registrations I'd love it if either of you did a Labyrinth of Touhou 1 review. That game deserves more love. I'd definitely post it on the front page, even (and watch DU demote me :P)
     
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  19. Monstrous Bat Arbiter

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    That reminds me, I've still gotten to finish the first LoT at some time. IIRC I was on the 10th floor in my save. I loved the hell out of the boss fights in the first game, but unfortunately 90% of the game just involves using the same spells against the same trash mobs over and over again, which eventually killed my interest in the game. Maybe now is a good time to pick up from where I left.
     
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  20. laclongquan Arcane

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    yahoo is a pretty big thing in East Asia, from japan down to Vietnam. Guess their company 'get' the local flavours better than Google or others.
     
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  21. Niektory one of some Patron

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    Seems to be out. Moonrunes scare me though, so I'll wait for a translation.
     
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