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Snatcher

Discussion in 'Genesis/Mega Drive' started by maidtina, Mar 17, 2002.

  1. maidtina

    maidtina New Member

    I just region cracked and burnt me a copy of snatcher, Everyone has been ranting on about it and how good it is. So far i have seen some average animation for the system and a storyline that could be described as a bit pants. very linear. Have i got a bad version or did i bugger up the burn?
     
  2. Raijin Z

    Raijin Z New Member

    It's a classic. Do people rag on Megaman 1, even though its story is only explained in the manual, and it isn't as refined as its many sequels? No, because it was primo shit when people played it, and they have fond memories of it. Knowing the limitations of Sega CD, Snatcher impressed me. It's a great game, although I never played it much before this month.
     
  3. Supergrom

    Supergrom Member

    you're probably not very far into the game if the story hasnt impressed you yet. ANd the 2d artwork is better in the PC-enginve version, because of a superior color selection. The story is semi-linear, but you can do a lot of stuff in various different orders, and it really was a GREAT game for its time (I still think its a great game by today's standards)
     
  4. Gallstaff

    Gallstaff Member

    ok here's a snatcher question. When you first enter the turbo cycle with metal gear (god what were they smoking?) how long should the turbo cycle sequence take until you arrive? Cause... mine is eaither a bad iso copy or it's just on hellova' long ride.
     
  5. Supergrom

    Supergrom Member

    that is an mp3 problem. Make sure you have track 12, and if you do then it is a problem with the length/cuesheet, or maybe something else mp3 related. there are a lot of topics about that exact problem in the tech help forum
     
  6. Gallstaff

    Gallstaff Member

    So... if it was a problem with the cue, what , roughly, woul di be looking for?
     
  7. Supergrom

    Supergrom Member

    not sure exactly, check here for a pretty good description of how to fix most all mp3 related snatcher problems.
     
  8. Gallstaff

    Gallstaff Member

    oh god man... well.. can i use mp3's instead of wavs considering i converted them already?
     
  9. kevbec

    kevbec New Member

    yes you can use mp3s instead of wavs i burn cue with nero 5.5 and use mp3's
     
  10. ExCyber

    ExCyber Staff Member

    You do know that Metal Gear and Snatcher were created by the same guy, right?

    IIRC (never played it, only read about it) there's a bar in Snatcher called Outer Heaven. This is another Metal Gear reference, though you'd probably miss it completely if you've only played the later MG games.
     
  11. maidtina

    maidtina New Member

    OK, ill give it a good play the first chance i get
     
  12. Supergrom

    Supergrom Member

    yes, there is a bar called outer heaven. Those are the only two BIG references i know of, but i bet there are plenty of other more obscure ones.
     
  13. Gallstaff

    Gallstaff Member

    no no, i know that konami made both games and that outer haven was the place you go in metal gear one for the nes. but still... IT'S SO #### STUPID! Why mix two games. and they imply that it really took place so i think it would only be right for snakes grandchild bo be in this game in some form... maybe i'm just rambling here but that would be cool.
     
  14. Supergrom

    Supergrom Member

    ever heard of an "easter egg?" (some rather obvious ones, but oh well)

    ...No? ok then just dont worry about it ;)
     
  15. Gallstaff

    Gallstaff Member

    i HAVE but still... oh well it doesn't matter
     
  16. BAMMFrazer

    BAMMFrazer New Member

    Gallstaff, the Metal Gear series and Snatcher do supposedly take place in the same universe. The dates don't match 100%, but basically the events of the Metal Gear series occurred shortly before the Catastrophe. Dunno if that fully explains the names, since I have only played MGS, but Hideo Kojima (the creator of both Metal Gear and Snatcher) kinda ties all his games together like that.

    Soldermonkey, keep playing. The story is wicked, as is the art, music, and sound. And the world of Neo Kobe is one of the most fully realized fictional landscapes I have ever seen (just check out JORDAN for a taste). Yeah, there is not much animation, but you can’t have everything!
     

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