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10-04-2012, 07:33 AM
I keep rocking out to "a bit unfettered by the unknown." (overworld music after you hit a certain point) is there any chance we'll see eternal blue nall? I live this one so much!
10-04-2012, 07:36 AM
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I dont think ive posted impressions on this game, but i just cant take the bad controls on this one. Sorry... I loved the original, but cant even seem to like how this one plays.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword

10-04-2012, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
I dont think ive posted impressions on this game, but i just cant take the bad controls on this one. Sorry... I loved the original, but cant even seem to like how this one plays.
Will they be fixed? And once again...

Is there any filtering or pixel smoothing going on? Could you do something like DotEmu did for Metal Slug 3? That looks absolutely brilliant when filtering/smoothing is disabled.
10-04-2012, 01:29 PM
I've played through the game three times now on iOS and I literally have no idea why people are complaining about the controls so much, other than that tap to move is pretty useless due to the inability to navigate around obstacles. I have never had too much trouble getting my party to where I need them to go using the virtual joystick.
10-04-2012, 04:12 PM
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Originally Posted by soldat7 View Post
Will they be fixed? And once again...

Is there any filtering or pixel smoothing going on? Could you do something like DotEmu did for Metal Slug 3? That looks absolutely brilliant when filtering/smoothing is disabled.
Yes, there is filtering going on, although we're planning to add options to customize it. That said, WHICH Metal Slug 3 filtering option are you referring to?
10-04-2012, 07:26 PM
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Yes, there is filtering going on, although we're planning to add options to customize it. That said, WHICH Metal Slug 3 filtering option are you referring to?
He's talking about the absence of smoothing -- the option that let you disable the filtering and see the actual pixels instead of blurry ones.
I myself would love to see something like that on Lunar too. I always disable filtering in pixel-art-powered games whenever possible.
10-05-2012, 08:00 AM
Yes! Beat xenobia with the game freezing! Thanks nall
EDIT: now the game crashes when I fight ghaleon

Last edited by picohero; 10-05-2012 at 08:42 AM.
10-05-2012, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by furushotakeru View Post
I've played through the game three times now on iOS and I literally have no idea why people are complaining about the controls so much, other than that tap to move is pretty useless due to the inability to navigate around obstacles. I have never had too much trouble getting my party to where I need them to go using the virtual joystick.
To be fair... trying to play the game held horizontally (which the psuedo joystick interface) is nigh unplayable in my opinion. Hard to select things underneath the buttons... you often click the screen and start moving there instead of triggering the joystick... etc.

Exact-Psience have you tried the other control scheme though? Holding it vertically so you get the D-pad works great in my opinion and also makes the game itself look a lot sharper (since it's in a smaller window better suited for the original art it appears). It's the only way I play now and it works great.

Last edited by eflin; 10-05-2012 at 12:09 PM.
10-05-2012, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by picohero View Post
Yes! Beat xenobia with the game freezing! Thanks nall
EDIT: now the game crashes when I fight ghaleon
Are you playing the latest build?
10-05-2012, 01:32 PM
Yeah, I'm on the latest build. It's crashed three times do far.