I did it!!! there’s hard and then there’s NES hard

1 : Anonymous2021/08/05 20:06 ID: oyqlwd
I did it!!! there's hard and then there's NES hard
2 : Anonymous2021/08/05 20:09 ID: h7um02b

Actually very impressed. I think I made it to the third level once?

ID: h7untz5

Once you hit stage 3-1 it gets really hard so much enemies on the screen sometimes it slows the entire game. It took me an hour to pass stage 5

ID: h7uwy0e

Stage 5, that was the wall for me. Congrats, this is awesome

3 : Anonymous2021/08/05 20:30 ID: h7up3cn

Fun fact: Games back in the day had very limited memory. They made the games intentionally harder so it would take longer to beat them.

ID: h7uq7gr

Yup, heck, the earliest games often just got faster and/or threw more sprites at you until they were impossible, maybe changing the pallette for different levels.

ID: h7uvxlm

The only games I’ve beaten on the nes is quantum fighter and some racing game. Those were the true controller throwing days.

ID: h7uwmie

Fucking Quantum Fighter. Classic!

ID: h7utl81

Funner fact: Games backer in the day didn't even have a way to beat them. You just got ground to death every time.

ID: h7utpcp

So they did cheat? Fuck I've been right this whole time.

4 : Anonymous2021/08/05 20:17 ID: h7un4xh

...moon light

5 : Anonymous2021/08/05 21:42 ID: h7uz8pm

Teenage mutant ninja turtles... That's hard

ID: h7v3qon

Done that one already

ID: h7vawg7

The arcade version! I found that game to be much easier than Batman tbh. Also hunt for the red October - I think I may have gotten to level 2 one time.

6 : Anonymous2021/08/05 21:09 ID: h7uulll

Now do Battletoads!

ID: h7uw6bz

lol I only played super battle toads, if it’s anything like the nes version it should be against the Geneva convention.

ID: h7uynl5

I never played it tbh

ID: h7vb8q0

I hear it was designed as part of MK Ultra to break people’s will and make them more susceptible to interrogation.

ID: h7v55jk

I'm thoroughly convinced that no one can beat Battletoads straight up. I beat it using raspberry pi and creating saves 50 thousand times to barely scrape through, and I feel like a pretty accomplished gamer.

7 : Anonymous2021/08/05 20:13 ID: h7umlg5

I love this game

8 : Anonymous2021/08/05 21:04 ID: h7utxdl

Never got past stage 2 lol. Nice work!

9 : Anonymous2021/08/05 22:26 ID: h7v537x

Contra was hard even after having ur friends big sister put in the cheat lol

10 : Anonymous2021/08/05 20:14 ID: h7umr8z

What game genie codes did you use?

ID: h7vb6yd

Iirc game genie codes for Batman sucked. Like unlimited batarangs or something. The super Mario bros ones basically only made the game harder. Tetris enabled BS two player version where you each controlled one axis of rotation. Talk about causing fights

11 : Anonymous2021/08/05 20:26 ID: h7uog3e

Oh man, I beat it maybe 25 years ago or so, I remember it was crazy hard. Was it 3 boss battles in a row at the end?

ID: h7uqz3b

There's two there's a guy with a claw and then you fight the Joker

12 : Anonymous2021/08/05 20:38 ID: h7uq8wv

Congrats!! I tried a while and failed on the bossfight every time

13 : Anonymous2021/08/05 20:54 ID: h7use8y

It’s so satisfying beating an NES game. Good job!

ID: h7utzi1

Because I know modern gamers can't beat it lol saw a video once these kids could'nt beat glass joe in punch out and the first level in mega man

ID: h7vd2fp

Haha they couldn’t beat glass joe? That’s hilarious! Yeah man, old school games did not hold your hand like they do today.

14 : Anonymous2021/08/05 21:14 ID: h7uvcuu

Hardest... fu*king... game... ever... I wasted too much of my childhood on that game. Good job and I live vicariously through your victory!

15 : Anonymous2021/08/05 21:17 ID: h7uvnw5

I’ve never finished it myself, the cog wheel wall jump always had me when I was 14.

16 : Anonymous2021/08/05 22:20 ID: h7v4dos

Wait...The Joker killed Batman's parents ?

ID: h7vb9zj

In the 1989 movie, that was the plot.

17 : Anonymous2021/08/05 22:27 ID: h7v596s

NES hard needs to become a thing

18 : Anonymous2021/08/05 22:39 ID: h7v6smk

I was well into my 20's when I beat that the first and only time. I never played it again. Not because it wasn't great because ain't nobody got time for that. Fucking bucket list games.... Damn I need to kill ruby weapon already.

ID: h7vdm8y

I tackle my bucket list games when I'm in the mood and have free time ninja gaiden 3 might be the next one

ID: h7ve6jf

I did that at about the same time as batman. The whole trilogy back to back. Hit Willow (omg took so long) dragon age all the nes ones and a couple others. That was a really great month being between jobs. The only thing from nes still on the bucket like is Ultima Exodus. And that makes me wish I didn't have this conversation. Because I didn't remember until now... Damn.

ID: h7vedfs

I found ninja gaiden 3 to be easier than 1. Pretty sure the last couple of levels were hell though. Like seriously I had a real hard time at the end but whizzed right through until then.

19 : Anonymous2021/08/05 23:36 ID: h7ve125

I have been playing SNES in front of my 10 yo and he can't believe developers expected kids to finish those games

ID: h7vf56q

I tackled diddy kong quest awhile ago and I didn't know it was so hard compared to the first donkey king. I guess as kids we were forced to be good at these games there were no reviews and parents probably wouldn't buy them for you often so you just had to play them

ID: h7vfbcm

And nes games were brutal, I mean they are brutal for me now and I just can't understand what drove me to finish so many of them.


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