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Regantor
07-28-2011, 08:49 AM
Stole this idea from another forum.

"The thread in which we post obscure games in the futile hope that we have somehow played some beautiful and unique snowflake no one else has, and try to outdo one other in our knowledge of the arcane."

I'll start.

Baroque (Saturn)
http://www.segagagadomain.com/saturn11/baroque-f.jpg

First person roguelike RPG that plays a bit like Doom, but with Silent Hill asthetics. Clunky but awesomely disturbing. The old graphics actually make it more unsettling. :3

Also;
http://media.giantbomb.com/uploads/0/7003/694346-journey_to_silius_box_large.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/c/cf/Metal_Head_for_Sega_32X.jpg/250px-Metal_Head_for_Sega_32X.jpg
http://i15.tinypic.com/4paet1u.png
http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20110705012409/yumenikkifg/images/f/f8/.flow_Title_Menu.png

Fenn
07-28-2011, 09:13 AM
Darn this will be tough I rarely play unknown games. I'm a mainstream guy...

Here:
http://i.neoseeker.com/boxshots/R2FtZXMvTmludGVuZG9fNjQvUmFjaW5nL0Nhcg==/lego_racers_frontcover_large_sVxRYbL15V1XnHs.jpg

It was actually really fun, even though it had a broken "teleport" item...

jubeh
07-28-2011, 11:35 AM
Reg I have played 3 out of 5 of those games does that mean we fight to the death.

Anyway

http://media.ign.com/games/image/object/958/958171/viking_boa_xbox360_mboxart_160w.jpg
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a357/darkelf2110/wizardry_ps2_us.jpg

Hayashida
07-28-2011, 11:52 AM
http://www.vgmuseum.com/scans/dc/PenPenTriIcelon.jpg

jubeh
07-28-2011, 11:56 AM
Hotlinking is not allowed eh. Sounds like a p sweet game

Regantor
07-28-2011, 01:05 PM
Reg I have played 3 out of 5 of those games does that mean we fight to the death.

Which ones?

Also, no, it means I gotta up the ante;

http://www.c64gg.com/Images/V/Vindicators_intro.gif
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f4/GUNNM_Memories_of_Mars_cover.jpg

Lastly, not super-super rare, but a smegging incredible party game;

http://splodinator.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Smash-TV.jpg

It's like Gladiators, but if the producers had been playing crack, watching metal slug and snorting the running man whilst creating it. *_*

Kodos
07-28-2011, 01:15 PM
Smash TV is the best shit and if that game is considered obscure than I am sick of this world.

Fenn
07-28-2011, 01:28 PM
Smash TV is the best shit and if that game is considered obscure than I am sick of this world.

If you didn't grow up with an SNES you would only have heard of it through media references...weird I was literally just reading about this in the new issue of NP

Regantor
07-28-2011, 01:46 PM
I've never heard of it in any passing referances at all... Perhaps it's just rare here in England?... Only way Reg even knows about it is because it's on the Xbox midway compilation disk he has. >_>

CypressDahlia
07-28-2011, 03:14 PM
vantage master online, gunhound and SIN cybergrandprix

jubeh
07-28-2011, 04:19 PM
Which ones?[

Baroque, silius, and akuchizoku. Flow looks hella familiar but Im not sure I played it.

Evil_Cake
07-28-2011, 06:55 PM
has anyone played Zool 2

http://emu-russia.net/gdb/jag/Zool_2_(1994)_5.png

jubeh
07-29-2011, 02:36 PM
P sure you're the only one that ever played that

CypressDahlia
07-29-2011, 04:21 PM
Metal Arms: Glitch in the System.

I mean, I know people have played it. But not enough people...

Hayashida
07-29-2011, 07:51 PM
Hotlinking is not allowed eh. Sounds like a p sweet game

wat can you not see the picture? I can see it fine

Rio
07-29-2011, 08:34 PM
You probably have it cached. =_=

bambi
07-30-2011, 01:06 AM
http://www.awn.com/files/imagepicker/1/ShaneHeadbone2.gif
Iz and Augie: Escape from Dimension Q

I'm not really sure if it's obscure. I've never met anyone who has heard of it anyways...

Hayashida
07-30-2011, 09:32 AM
You probably have it cached. =_=

Oic well the game was Pen Pen TriIcealon.

Hell_Baron
07-30-2011, 08:39 PM
I remember playing a game called Radix: Beyond the Void.
last time i played it i was like 10 years old, but i loved the shit out of it.
It kinda looks like Descent, apart from the fact that you won't get disoriented from flying upsidedown seen as Radix is built on the Doom engine (to my knowledge)

anywho, here's some gameplay.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpPmhtBRCbc

CypressDahlia
07-30-2011, 11:37 PM
Descent is p. popular. I have Descent 3 original CD.

Hell_Baron
07-31-2011, 06:19 AM
i recently downloaded Descent 1,2 and 3 from GOG

Delphinus
07-31-2011, 07:52 AM
^ Pfft I've played Descent 1 and 3.

CypressDahlia
07-31-2011, 08:58 PM
Gal Pani X. It's a Qix clone with ecchi (though non-pornographic) backgrounds and a SHMUP twist. Extremely addicting but ruthlessly difficult, which is fine cuz you get rewarded in ass and titties.

JamBrandon531
08-04-2011, 11:21 PM
Does any of ya'l like flash games? They have some good ones on mind jolt like this: http://www.mindjolt.com/games/skeet-skeet

You can play it on FaceBook Mindjolt app too though, you dig?

JamBrandon531, losers on deck, and I'm out.

CypressDahlia
08-04-2011, 11:46 PM
I played that game. From the window. To the wall.

wolfman
08-05-2011, 04:21 AM
vampire the masquerade bloodlines, one of the best games ive ever played but no one else ive spoken to seems to have ever played it

GunZet
08-05-2011, 11:19 PM
Numerous h games in my adventurous days.

CypressDahlia
08-06-2011, 03:33 PM
Uprising: Join or Die
Battlezone 1998
Sacrifice
Hostile Waters: Antares Rising

All great RTS/Action Hybrids. I'm a sucker for this genre because, though the games are few, they are consistently amazing. Sadly not many people are even aware that this genre exists.

Matt
08-07-2011, 01:23 AM
Numerous h games in my adventurous days.
Same. I've laid off on them recently, but they're all pretty well-known. Especially on Hongfire.

I'll recommend a non-H game. Patchcon: Defend The Library is an RTS using Touhou characters. You pick a group of Touhou characters to defend Patchouli's library from all the other Touhou characters. Needless to say, you'll probably want to pass this one over if you're not already into Touhou.

Also, I'd like to promote my favorite strategy series of all time: Fire Emblem. While it's not obscure, no one ever plays it because new FE titles always come out along side really highly-anticipated games. It's got anime graphics, usually focuses on story and characters, and has one of my favorite risk/reward systems ever. You win a fight, your character gets experience and becomes more effective in battle. If your character looses, s/he is dead. For good. No ifs, ands, or buts, though the power button on the Wii can certainly butt in whenever it wants. As it frequently does with me because I handle my troops with the skill of an autistic sloth.

CypressDahlia
08-07-2011, 01:28 AM
You can pretty much say that about any Tohou game except IaMP, which is a pretty good game all around.