Favorite obscure/unpopular game(s)?

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Favorite obscure/unpopular game(s)?

Post by CronoTriggerfan » Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:20 pm

Anyone have a game that you love that not many people know about? How about a game that wasn't very popular or considered "bad" by the mainstream that you enjoyed? Chat it up! :D

Favorite obscure games:
Lunar the Silver Star and Lunar Eternal Blue were a pair of great games for the Sega CD that aren't very well-known; if you're an RPG fan at all, you better try these!

Popful Mail, also for the Sega CD, was really neat as well.

Snatcher. 'Nuff said. :wink:

The last has become more widely-known nowadays, but when I first tried it, it was still relatively unknown. Seiken Densetsu 3, the best action/RPG game ever (sorry Zelda) is a must-play for any action/RPG game or SNES fan.

Funny how most of those turned out to be Sega CD games.... :lol:

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Post by demonofaj » Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:22 pm

Ah, Snatcher, man that game turned on my Sega CD (That and Sonic CD). Obscure fun game, Psychonauts and Shenmue...'nuff said.
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Post by limpport » Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:24 pm

Glover, for the N64, was a pretty odd game. If you didn't mind the music (or muted it), you could get pretty addicted to it.

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Post by gamer2 » Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:27 pm

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SHENMUE!

Its a game everyone should play.
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Post by Gump-in-space » Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:36 pm

Obscure game: Gruella War (NES)

I could play that game untill my thumbs bleed. I have played it for a few streight hours and finished the game with a score of absolutely zero! :lol:
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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:49 pm

Gump-in-space wrote:Obscure game: Gruella War (NES)

I could play that game untill my thumbs bleed. I have played it for a few streight hours and finished the game with a score of absolutely zero! :lol:
guerilla war was awesome. my brother came home with it from some kinda clearance bin at funcoland, that game is fun :)

seiken densetsu3 also awesome. started playing on pc a few years ago but keyboard = meh
then on the gp2x, got kinda far but speed got... meh
maybe i'll try and make a cart, some help from grahf :wink:


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Post by CronoTriggerfan » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:09 pm

Turbo Tax 1.0 wrote: seiken densetsu3 also awesome. started playing on pc a few years ago but keyboard = meh
then on the gp2x, got kinda far but speed got... meh
maybe i'll try and make a cart, some help from grahf :wink:
Really? Mine runs at 40-60FPS pretty much the whole time with transparencies off using SquidgeSNES overclocked at about 240mhz. Then again, I do have the latest GP2x, so maybe that's part of it. Hopefully DrPocketSNES gets the text problem worked out, then it'll be 100% playable on my favorite emulator!

Oh, and another obscure game for the list is Terranigma. Look it up. It's a fact. :lol:

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Post by Super Cameraman » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:20 pm

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Post by johnbjuice » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:21 pm

It's not really obscure anymore...but definitely WAY underrated - you guessed it - Earthbound! :D

Other great games that you may not know.

Tetris Attack (Best puzzle game evar w00t!)
Perfect Dark (Often cast aside because it requires the expansion pack...)
Terrimagna (Awesome SNES RPG!)

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Post by Triton » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:25 pm

everything i have for amiga, nuff said :lol:

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Post by Reaperman@home » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:27 pm

Dreamweb on amiga/pc

that game messed me up good. the future is pretty sad, it's like virtual depression.

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Post by Triton » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:37 pm

lol never played it. ill list some of my amiga favorites tho!

tetris! (the original spectrum holobyte one)
chuck rock
the great gianna sisters
major motion
4x4 offroad
stunt track racer
crystal hammer
clown-o-mania
torch 2081
footman (had pacman and some variants, awesome)

a freakin ton more too but those are some of my most played

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Post by Bay_Wolf » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:38 pm

Crystal Caves - DOS

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Post by Jongamer » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:40 pm

Hmm Its a tought one to figure out, all my Underrated games are Raceing games. the Whole Crusin' Series except for Exotica for the N64. Hydro Thunder.

All time favorite Obscure and Underatted game? hmmmm

Super Mario RPG:Legend of the 7 stars

That game was so Underrated thats why it cost around 50 bucks to buy one used.

Muahahah I got my SMRPG for 5 bucks from Blockbuster when they were moving in all the N64 games and selling the SNES games.

Most games at the End of the SNES life were underated because they still made SNES games when the N64 released. Example (Kirby 3 and Kirby Superstar came out in 1997.

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Post by Sir Games-A-Lot » Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:44 pm

Unpopular: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Obscure: Septerra Core - Fun, if I could remember to save my progress more often. :evil:
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