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geise

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Game of the Month: April 2022 - Hellfire S
« on: April 06, 2022, 06:25:09 AM »
HELLFIRE S


Late on getting this one out but that's ok. It's a shooter this month. Good ol' Taoplan port from NEC Ave. This is actually a good one. I got this close to when it came out. I enjoy it over the genesis port. I like the sprites better as well as the music. It's not arcade accurate but that's ok to me. The difficulty is there but it's not that hard of a game. Little fun fact. The ships that drop items, hit them from behind to get more. Hope you enjoy this one. It's one of the shooters I've play a lot more than others on the system. I really enjoy it. There's no score board but it says up at the top till you turn the system off. Hope you all enjoy it!

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Re: Game of the Month: April 2022 - Hellfire S
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2022, 07:04:56 PM »
Josh might be shmup'd-out after last months' marathon of STGs on the Mojo stream :)

I never gave this title much thought, I never liked the weapon system, but I'll give it good ole obey try. Thanks again Giese for keeping the GotM alive and well!
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Re: Game of the Month: April 2022 - Hellfire S
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2022, 03:35:08 AM »
I gotta find me an ISO to burn.  It's shewty time!
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Re: Game of the Month: April 2022 - Hellfire S
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2022, 12:09:32 AM »
This was the second game I ever imported bitd. Right after Spriggan, haha. I love that this is two-player co-op, but it's not as much fun as Spriggan. It gets really hard! When I first got it, I played it so much that I could almost beat it, but now I struggle to get past more than a few levels.

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Re: Game of the Month: April 2022 - Hellfire S
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2022, 09:42:20 AM »
I've been giving it a few goes, but that weapon system is not my style. I do like the music! It kinda screams 90's PCE CD redbook to me. Tunes might not perfectly fit the game, but I dig them. I think I'm currently on stage 3 or 4. Yes, I'm using an EMU w/ save states b/c my daily driver Duo does not like burns that well (plays pressed CD just fine tho).

Hellfire(genny) always gets put in the same grouping as Arrow Flash and Vapor Trail to me. Anyone else?
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Re: Game of the Month: April 2022 - Hellfire S
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2022, 12:52:43 AM »
I'd love to play this some more but I still need to get one of my consoles repaired so I can play CD games again.

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Re: Game of the Month: April 2022 - Hellfire S
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2022, 02:28:30 PM »
Send it to chops!

I got to the last level on normal but couldn't finish it on 1 credit. Easy mode I can, but I always cave on the last level since I lose so many at the level before it. Was fun playing it again this past month though. Onto this month even though I'm way late.