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@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 06:16 PM)

Which crisis crossover are we on now? I lost track.

@  Rycochet : (09 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

Much of the past decade has been the part of the comic series where less than stellar authors have driven the series into the ground and the editors are getting ready to either do a big multi issue crossover, leading to a reboot.

@  Bass X0 : (09 August 2020 - 02:28 PM)

At this point I've just decided to consider 2020 "not canon."

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 02:18 PM)

'member Pepperidge Farm?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 August 2020 - 02:10 PM)

Before the 'member berries there was Pepperidge farm. Pepperidge farm remembers.

@  OverDrive73 : (09 August 2020 - 12:21 PM)

>>>Shameless Plug<<< FYI. posted the last part of Quest for Tires in Allspark Pictures

@  SG Roadbuster : (08 August 2020 - 01:53 PM)

@Nevermore yes.

@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?

@  Trpodeca : (08 August 2020 - 06:24 AM)

Oh dear God no. Twitter has changed it's default layout to the terrible new one. Why waste so much space on the left?

@  Steevy Maximus : (07 August 2020 - 08:28 PM)

@Bass X0, yeah, the Joe comic got REALLY solid in the upper 20s to the Cobra Civil War. It's interesting to see how well the Joe comic has aged relative to the cartoon. Where as I feel the opposite is true of Transformers

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 August 2020 - 03:58 PM)

Its so fun watching past TF Conventions.

@  Bass X0 : (07 August 2020 - 02:20 PM)

I've been reading classic 80s G.I. Joe lately. Its still decent even though I don't have any nostalgia towards it.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Think of it as Adam West Batman instead. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (07 August 2020 - 07:49 AM)

That sounds more like the flash, or maybe booster gold than batman.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 12:27 AM)

They would get bored fighting each other and instead decide to take an epic cross-country road trip together.

@  RichardT1977 : (06 August 2020 - 08:57 PM)

What would happen if Batman were to fight Squirrel Girl?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Unless you count the Mask vs Lobo special, but that's less a duel and more a duet.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 08:52 PM)

My favorite crossover fight was Thor vs Shazam/Captain Marvel. Early in the fight, Thor discovers that Billy Batson needs lightning to transform, and being a god of lightning he simply denies him that.

@  Sabrblade : (04 August 2020 - 08:46 PM)

Let's see a fight between Death Battle and Super Power Beat Down

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Which Lobo later claimed was because he was paid to take a dive. Yes, really.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

And then there's the times it's been decided by a fan vote, which is how we get things like Lobo (who can go toe-to-toe with Superman at full strength) losing to Wolverine.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

And then there are the "but my favorite characater will totes win because I say so" people.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I mean, there are some people who really approach this from a somewhat reasonable standpoint, coming up with a plausible scenario and a setting that creates a fair environment that doesn't favor one character.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:46 PM)

My favorite stupid "why would they even fight each other" question recently was about three versions of Optimus Prime (G1, Bayverse and Aligned).

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:45 PM)

Batman obviously can beat everyone. Even Galactus. He's Batman. He's so smart, he'll just throw a Batarang and hit the weak spot at Galactus's forehead, knocking him out instantaneously.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:35 PM)

KUP!


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#1 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 29 August 2019 - 07:38 AM

I'm late to the party and just played and finished Shovel Knight last week. Still bouncing around as Plague Knight though.

I did a search for a Shovel Knight topic here but didn't see any so, if there's any players here, new game trailers!

Not just King Knight (which is late) but whatever the heck Dig is



Did Shovel Knight just shrink ala Mario? Weird. New evil Knights like Spore Knight?

The best thing is I finally understand how Chester looks like, haha

There's also Showdown but I'm not into Smash Bros.

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Posted 29 August 2019 - 10:40 AM

I'm really excited for the new content! I got the base collection about a month ago, I'm still on the New Game+ version of the original game, but I love it so much!

 

I really like the idea to shift to 16-bit after the 8-bit given in the original for Dig, that's a clever touch. Also, Spore Knight is adorable, and it's also great to see the first antagonistic female knight for an opponent team.



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Posted 29 August 2019 - 12:38 PM

Ugh.. I'm already concerned since it looks like it'll be a "proceduraly generated."



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Posted 29 August 2019 - 01:31 PM

Yeah Im cautiously optimistic as rogue-likes are really not my jam. But I'm loving the aesthetic of the game. Hopefully we'll get a Shovel Knight 2 in a similar art style.

#5 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 29 August 2019 - 03:37 PM

On Showdown, I'm guessing Gold Armor is basically their Sniper Joe from Megaman but is now a character. I haven't played Specter of Torment (yet) but I think he was a supporting character already?

I thought Dig was suppose to be Shovel Knight graduating into SNES? I don't know what they're homaging.


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#6 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 05:12 AM

Finished playing Plague of Shadows. I'm stuck at 99% completion! What the hex am I missing? I got all the cipher coins and that pandemonium cloak. It's annoying.

I guess this is official Shovel Knight animation?


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Posted 21 September 2019 - 12:29 PM

I'm super sad that Showdown's multiplayer is local-only, as I'm in an online tabletop campaign taking place in the SK setting and we were hoping to somehow incorporate getting to play Showdown together for it. Alas.

 

As for the Goldarmor, for the context of Showdown I feel they're like the Lizardman in Soul Caliber.


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#8 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 01 December 2019 - 11:32 AM

Mr. Hat looks amazing! But I'm kinda disappointed that he only has two hats. It should be, maybe three hats so three different fighting styles?


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#9 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 18 December 2019 - 02:14 AM

King Knight and Showdown have been out.

I'm sure Joustus has a real life game that it's based on but, I have no idea what. What is it?

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Posted 19 December 2019 - 04:12 PM

Wario Knight--I mean King of Cards is incredible.

#11 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 09 January 2020 - 04:14 PM

I just finished Specter of Torment (yeah, I'm behind). I'll probably say... Plague Knight is the best of the three campaigns so far. Will try King of Cards and Showdown eventually.

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Posted 26 February 2020 - 08:42 PM

https://youtu.be/RcfQaOvgOG0
 
Pocket Dungeon was announced today, and it looks adorable! I haven't played many roguelikes, so this looks like a fun one to leap into.


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#13 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 02:38 PM

It... looks like Tetris or Candy Crush but I don't get how the game works. But the other knights are there! Are the Wandering Travellers there too?

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 06:35 PM

It... looks like Tetris or Candy Crush but I don't get how the game works. But the other knights are there! Are the Wandering Travellers there too?

From what I've heard, the game is a "damage trade" one, so you walk into enemies to attack them, while also sacrificing your own health, so it's also a health-management game at the same time, which seems to be how those "big clusters" work on being defeated.

 

And so far unsure about the Wandering Travelers, but the ZIP file for the sprites show Shield Knight and Black Knight as playable too, since I don't recall either of them in the trailer.





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