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Destructor-8's Ultimate Racing Challenge

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Yo, Dyad. I remember I started that one a long time ago on the PS3 but never finished it. I liked the game but man, was it trippy. :dance: I never really dove too deep into it at the time. At first, it does look as if it was a rhythm game but it plays more like a racing game than anything else. You have to really master the game's mechanics as they are introduced to you on each of the levels to be able to beat the requirements for the trophy levels. It was fun, I liked the experience. Some of the levels I tried were easy, but then there were others that ramped up the difficulty considerably. I remember I got frustrated with it at a certain point. Can't remember exactly why I dropped it, though. :hmm:

 

And yeah, that comparison to Wipeout's Zone Mode is way off. It may look nearly as trippy for a racing game but the gameplay fundamentals are entirely different from one another. The skill level required for one doesn't necessarily carry to the other as well.

 

Anyway, nice to see you booting and playing this one. ^_^ Will look forward to hearing more about your progress on it. Who knows, maybe it'll motivate me enough to go back to mine one of these days, lol.  xD

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One of my favorite PS3 games. I love its colors and eccentricity!

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This is the first time in a real long time that I've checked out this thread.

 

Enjoyed reading your accomplishments. Since I'm currently playing the game, I think you're going to enjoy Gran Turismo 6. Not insanely hard like Assetto Corsa, but a fair amount of challenge. The S license tests and the Senna DLC will test your mettle and skill. Let me just tell you, the Senna DLC is very hard.

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On 29/04/2022 at 7:17 PM, Honor_Hand said:

Yo, Dyad. I remember I started that one a long time ago on the PS3 but never finished it. I liked the game but man, was it trippy. :dance: I never really dove too deep into it at the time. At first, it does look as if it was a rhythm game but it plays more like a racing game than anything else. You have to really master the game's mechanics as they are introduced to you on each of the levels to be able to beat the requirements for the trophy levels. It was fun, I liked the experience. Some of the levels I tried were easy, but then there were others that ramped up the difficulty considerably. I remember I got frustrated with it at a certain point. Can't remember exactly why I dropped it, though. :hmm:

 

And yeah, that comparison to Wipeout's Zone Mode is way off. It may look nearly as trippy for a racing game but the gameplay fundamentals are entirely different from one another. The skill level required for one doesn't necessarily carry to the other as well.

 

Anyway, nice to see you booting and playing this one. ^_^ Will look forward to hearing more about your progress on it. Who knows, maybe it'll motivate me enough to go back to mine one of these days, lol.  xD

 

Yeah exactly, it's a pretty unique game where you have to know what you are doing. I did have times where I got levels done without expecting anything but then some of the later levels required a lot of practice. It did have a few moments where it was incredibly frustrating so it's quite an intense game at times. I read quite a lot about the Wipeout Zone mode comparisons but I can say now that it's nothing like it. The only thing similar to Wipeout is the fact that the game can get pretty fast & that's it. The Zone mode requires a completely different skillset even if both look somewhat the same.

 

Cheers! I did actually finish it awhile ago. I'm still going to update the post to make it more detailed over time so hopefully it's of some help to you. I also still have a few other reviews to do so I have more coming. I finished both Blur & Split/Second recently so I have to get around to those. I know you really like Blur so I'm sure you'll like to read that one. I'm not sure if you did Split/Second but that's to come as well. I'm about to start Gran Turismo 7 since I've heard that the legendary cars are back again so will be on this for the time being.

 

On 01/05/2022 at 4:48 AM, kevao97 said:

One of my favorite PS3 games. I love its colors and eccentricity!

 

Yeah it's a pretty cool game. It was good to try it out. I saw your scores in it as I went through it. You have some really high ones.

 

On 15/05/2022 at 2:12 AM, AJ_Radio said:

This is the first time in a real long time that I've checked out this thread.

 

Enjoyed reading your accomplishments. Since I'm currently playing the game, I think you're going to enjoy Gran Turismo 6. Not insanely hard like Assetto Corsa, but a fair amount of challenge. The S license tests and the Senna DLC will test your mettle and skill. Let me just tell you, the Senna DLC is very hard.

 

Thanks! I've finished a few more games recently so I have quite a bit to do here. I saw that you started Gran Turismo 6 recently so I assume you have been making good progress on it. I'm going to get around to it very soon especially since I'm about to start Gran Turismo 7 today as the legendary cars are going to be available again. Yeah I have heard that there are a few challenging events within Gran Turismo 6 so I'm looking forward to it. I'm interested in what you think of it.

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I've been waiting for your full review on Dyad my friend haha, I know you might be busy making progress on your games but I hope you didn't give up on your idea about going through the hardest and most time consuming levels like you planned to 😁 Besides that, it's nice to see you're still going strong on your backlog and I'm definitely keeping an eye on your progress as well. Cheers 🍻

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On 4/28/2022 at 6:44 PM, Destructor-8 said:

The game is a tunnel based puzzle racer that works like an auto runner since the object that you control is always going through a circular tube kind of level which as I mentioned earlier varies in complexity.

I have never heard of a game quite like this. That was a really interesting read! Probably the closest game I've played would be Music Racer but then i's probably nothing like that actually lol 

 

Gonna have to take a look in more detail at it!

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Great progress my man, i knew you would make it, soon you will join the club, boooom

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This is (I believe) my first time checking your thread.  Looking good!  You have a lot of respectable racing platinums under your belt.  I've heard that Dyad in particular can be extremely challenging, so well done on that one!

 

Racing isn't a genre that I personally have spent too much time on.  I did plat Motorstorm Apocalypse and Little Big Planet Karting, although they're considered to be pretty easy.  I will be playing NFS 2015 soon, but probably won't bother with the Prestige stuff.

 

Looking forward to seeing what you do next!

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Great work on these Hotlaps Des! Looking forward to watching you bag these platinums! You’re un-breakable man, seriously. Always bringing the energy, always extremely humble and an absolute monster behind the wheel in any game 👌

 

keep up the hard work brother 👊

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Your determination to get this project done is admirable, always a pleasure to read about your progress!

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I don't know how long ago I was mentioned in this thread, but I just got a notification haha. I have lurked your thread many times, but I don't think I've commented, so just wanted to say your list is inspiring and has encouraged me to get back to writing mine! Thanks for thinking of me :3

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Great read Des, good luck on your project if anyone can do it you can. Thanks again for your tips on Grip it helped. You are an inspiration to many keep up the great work.

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When you get around to Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed @Destructor-8let me know. 
 

I want to hear your progress on Yokozuna, among other trophies.

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I will try to get around to finishing the updates off for Assetto as I have quite a lot still to write about. I'm in the process of cleaning up the first stack with the career & alien races (holy shit are these ridiculous at times), to finish it off before I get around to doing a lot of this again. There's a lot to do still since the career is so long but I'm just working on getting the last few alien races done. It's gonna be great to finally get there after the amount of practice that has been required to do this. I will eventually do a proper review of it when I'm finally done.

 

On 14/08/2022 at 7:21 PM, Billie__227 said:

I don't know how long ago I was mentioned in this thread, but I just got a notification haha. I have lurked your thread many times, but I don't think I've commented, so just wanted to say your list is inspiring and has encouraged me to get back to writing mine! Thanks for thinking of me :3

 

That's cool, I think I did it on the same day & nice that's great.

 

On 08/09/2022 at 7:24 AM, JAK-KRIEG said:

Great read Des, good luck on your project if anyone can do it you can. Thanks again for your tips on Grip it helped. You are an inspiration to many keep up the great work.

 

Cheers, all good here. I'm glad you finished it off. It's a tough one & can be fun at times so it's good you went for it. I have quite a lot to write about still so I need to get around to that lol. Cheers again dude.

 

On 14/09/2022 at 11:57 PM, AJ_Radio said:

When you get around to Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed @Destructor-8let me know. 
 

I want to hear your progress on Yokozuna, among other trophies.

 

I'll need to get to this sometime as it's one of the remaining well known tough ones that I haven't finished off. I will probably do some updates on it as I do it plus I'll go through what I did in case there's any tips that I can give. It will be nice to get Assetto done so that I can get on to some different things before I get to this one.

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