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Do bullet hell games give you a headache?

09-17-2010, 12:38 AM
#1
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: USA
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Do bullet hell games give you a headache?

I can't seem to find anyone within my circle who enjoys bullet hell games as much as I do. They just don't get it...

"There's too much going on!!"
"Ahhh!! It hurts my eyes!!"
"How can you play this s***?!"


What are your thoughts on bullet hell? And which titles would you like to see ported over to the iDevices? I'd absolutely LOVE to see the Touhou games show up in the app store.


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09-17-2010, 12:41 AM
#2
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Originally Posted by tsharpfilm View Post
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Playing THAT for more than a minute at a time would give me a headache for sure.

09-17-2010, 12:47 AM
#3
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Originally Posted by csklimowski View Post

Playing THAT for more than a minute at a time would give me a headache for sure.
Hahahaha!
09-17-2010, 01:07 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 3,215
what is going on? I don't even get it... is this a game, a treasure map, a guide to puberty?

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09-17-2010, 03:11 AM
#5
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Colorado
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I think in directions when playing bullet hell. "Left, right, down, right, left, up" That sort of thing. Though any form of distraction and I get hosed!
09-17-2010, 08:37 AM
#6
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 1,332
I like danmaku. pretty new to this genre and I suck but its fun
BUT: when playing touhou i definitely turn of the music, this will fragg your brain for sure. But I dont play longer than 15-20 minutes, so cannot tell, yet

Are you playing in this video?

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09-17-2010, 11:10 AM
#7
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Are you playing in this video?
Nah, I wish. That guy is pretty good. He's playing Touhou 12 on frantic difficulty
09-17-2010, 11:15 AM
#8
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no headaches, but i suck like hell. even on rrootage!

and even when i'm only watching the video, i find it hard to concentrate on the dodging, let alone trying to shoot the boos themselves!

so i guess yeah, it's just too much to handle. i actually really like dual stick shooters though, and i can dodge much better with them. personal preference i guess.

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09-17-2010, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by jak56 View Post
and even when i'm only watching the video, i find it hard to concentrate on the dodging, let alone trying to shoot the boos themselves!
Lol. I usually put all of my attention on the dodging part since it's the most difficult, and rely on my peripheral vision for keeping track of the enemies. You have to learn how to split your brain.

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so i guess yeah, it's just too much to handle. i actually really like dual stick shooters though, and i can dodge much better with them. personal preference i guess.
Yeah. These games are definitely not for everyone.

And thanks for the signature quote.
09-17-2010, 11:39 AM
#10
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,068
Yes. I tend to avoid them.

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