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SubjectRe: Osman is cheap! Reply to this message
Posted bylux_92886
Posted on08/11/05 09:40 PM

> > But Strider is still the original.
> >
> > -Prophet-
> > www.retrogames.com
> >
> Not to mention that Strider has a more fair gameplay setup. In many areas of the
> game, Osman simply feels cheap. Why do I have to hit the boss 80 times to kill
> him, or even 5 or 6 times for a regular enemy. I realize Osman doesn't use a
> weapon (as compared to Striders laser(?) sword) but it would still be nice if
> there was some additional range, power or diversity of the attacks...
> The bullets and other projectiles that cause damage are also alot harder to
> avoid. Overall, I dont think the game would be possible to finish on a credit
> the same way Strider can be. (I havent tried other difficulty settings yet -
> just the default) To me that seperates a well balanced game from a simple
> quarter muncher / button masher. Granted, Osman does have some depth... but the
> game isn't deep enough for me to figure out how to finish it on 25 cents.
> The graphics are nice, ya.... but overall with Strider the sprites are larger
> and animate just as fluidly as Osman which is a few years newer. I also perfer
> the Strider score as opposed to the music I cant even remember in Osman.
> And yes, Strider is still the original and will be in my memory long after Osman
> simply becomes 6 megs of used diskspace. (Absolutely no insult to Haze or
> Mamedev for their astounding developments that made these comments possible - I
> have never seen and will never expect to see a working Osman arcade machine in
> my lifetime)
> The game is ok, but its really just a shadow of its big brother... too bad we
> never saw a 'real' Strider 2.
> Mame On!

You can play the "real" Strider 2 in ZiNc ;).

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Subject  Posted byPosted On
*Osman vs Strider  n2locarz08/07/05 12:32 PM
.*Osman is a cheap knockoff  ChachiSqrPants08/10/05 12:43 PM
..*Re: Osman is a cheap knockoff  Prophet (RG)08/10/05 06:36 PM
...*Re: Osman is a cheap knockoff  n2locarz08/13/05 00:33 AM
...*Re: Osman is a cheap knockoff  Nerox9108/11/05 06:58 AM
....*Re: Osman is a cheap knockoff  doyouwanthegreat08/11/05 03:10 PM
.*rock on!  Joffeman08/07/05 04:06 PM
..*Your apparent humor is lost on the Gen Em board -nt-   ChachiSqrPants08/10/05 12:33 PM
.*Well it IS from the same director  RoushiMSX08/07/05 03:38 PM
.*Re: Osman vs Strider  Prophet (RG)08/07/05 02:21 PM
..*Osman here  carrotroot08/08/05 01:29 PM
...*Re: Osman here  Prophet (RG)08/08/05 04:55 PM
....*Re: Osman is cheap!  mamegodx08/08/05 06:41 PM
......Re: Osman is cheap!  lux_9288608/11/05 09:40 PM
......*That game blows  RoushiMSX08/11/05 11:42 PM
.......*Reminds me of my take on Power Stone...  Techrat 200408/12/05 01:50 AM