History VideoGame / LaMulana

22nd Apr '16 4:14:11 PM nitpickeryandsuch
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** Combining certain MSX ROMs can result in useful effects such as boosted attack power or extended MercyInvincibility... but with a pool of over 50 ROMs, good luck trying to figure out what to combine with what. This isn't as much of an issue in the remake with its .exe files, as there aren't nearly as many to mix and match, and half of them have useful functions on their own.

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** Combining certain MSX ROMs [=ROMs=] can result in useful effects such as boosted attack power or extended MercyInvincibility... but with a pool of over 50 ROMs, [=ROMs=], good luck trying to figure out what to combine with what. This isn't as much of an issue in the remake with its .exe files, as there aren't nearly as many to mix and match, and half of them have useful functions on their own.
21st Mar '16 10:47:05 AM eroock
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'''''La-Mulana''''' (ラ·ムラーナ) is a {{Metroidvania}} platformer video game for Windows. It is a freeware game, and was developed by three people who call their development group NIGORO (formerly known as [=GR3=] Project) in Japan as a tribute to the {{MSX}} computer system / gaming console (and includes tons of references to such). You play an Franchise/IndianaJones-esque [[AdventurerArchaeologist archaeologist]] who must solve the numerous puzzles throughout an immense set of ancient ruins.

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'''''La-Mulana''''' ''La-Mulana'' (ラ·ムラーナ) is a {{Metroidvania}} platformer video game for Windows. It is a freeware game, and was developed by three people who call their development group NIGORO (formerly known as [=GR3=] Project) in Japan as a tribute to the {{MSX}} computer system / gaming console (and includes tons of references to such). You play an Franchise/IndianaJones-esque [[AdventurerArchaeologist archaeologist]] who must solve the numerous puzzles throughout an immense set of ancient ruins.
15th Feb '16 2:38:48 AM Zennistrad
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A [[VideoGameRemake remake]] on WiiWare was released in Japan on June 21, 2011, with 16 / 32-bit sprite graphics in place of the MSX-style ones, among numerous other changes -- it was developed by the same three guys who did the original. An overseas release localized by [=NICALiS=] was planned, but was [[NoExportForYou ultimately cancelled]] due to [[DevelopmentHell development problems]] and the decline of the [=WiiWare=] service. But, as noted in [[http://la-mulana.com/en/blog/sorry.html NIGORO's blog]], they chose to release the remake on PC, released worldwide on July 13, 2012 at the launch of the English-language Playism Games website. It subsequently saw releases not only on [[http://www.playism-games.com/games/lamulana/ Playism]], but also [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/la_mulana/ GOG.com]], [[http://www.desura.com/games/la-mulana DESURA]], [[http://www.gamersgate.com/DD-LAMULANA/la-mulana GamersGate]], [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/230700/ Steam]] and last, but definitely NOT least, finally released on overseas [=WiiWare=] under the publisher [=EnjoyUp=] Games. An updated version of the remake, entitled ''La-Mulana EX'', is planned for a 2015 release for the UsefulNotes/PlayStationVita with a new monster bestiary, online leaderboards, and trophies.

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A [[VideoGameRemake remake]] on WiiWare was released in Japan on June 21, 2011, with 16 / 32-bit sprite graphics in place of the MSX-style ones, among numerous other changes -- it was developed by the same three guys who did the original. An overseas release localized by [=NICALiS=] was planned, but was [[NoExportForYou ultimately cancelled]] due to [[DevelopmentHell development problems]] and the decline of the [=WiiWare=] service. But, as noted in [[http://la-mulana.com/en/blog/sorry.html NIGORO's blog]], they chose to release the remake on PC, released worldwide on July 13, 2012 at the launch of the English-language Playism Games website. It subsequently saw releases not only on [[http://www.playism-games.com/games/lamulana/ Playism]], but also [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/la_mulana/ GOG.com]], [[http://www.desura.com/games/la-mulana DESURA]], [[http://www.gamersgate.com/DD-LAMULANA/la-mulana GamersGate]], [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/230700/ Steam]] and last, but definitely NOT least, finally released on overseas [=WiiWare=] under the publisher [=EnjoyUp=] Games. An updated version of the remake, entitled ''La-Mulana EX'', is planned for a was released in 2015 release for the UsefulNotes/PlayStationVita with a new monster bestiary, online leaderboards, and trophies.
5th Feb '16 10:26:42 PM Zennistrad
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* PiercingProjectile: Throwing knives/rolling shuriken, and the chakram can penetrate and damage multiple enemies... up to a point. Then the projectile simply disappears (this can be a concern with the chakram, as its refill ammunition is hard to find).
3rd Feb '16 4:51:36 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* CuteAndPsycho: According to official artwork, the village computer merchant Nebur looks rather cute and serene. Then you [[RedEyesTakeWarning make the mistake of cancelling a purchase or trying to purchase something you don't have enough money for]]...



* {{Yandere}}: According to official artwork, the village computer merchant Nebur looks rather cute and serene. Then you [[RedEyesTakeWarning make the mistake of cancelling a purchase or trying to purchase something you don't have enough money for]]...
30th Jan '16 8:01:09 PM Zennistrad
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* SnakePeople: The first children of the Mother, including the Twins. Major bosses Tiamat and Nuwa, both possessing the ability to create life, are also these, but it's unclear if they actually are first children. [spoiler:Mother herself is implied to be one of these.] It's unknown where naga fit into the picture.

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* SnakePeople: The first children of the Mother, including the Twins. Major bosses Tiamat and Nuwa, both possessing the ability to create life, are also these, but it's unclear if they actually are first children. [spoiler:Mother [[spoiler:Mother herself is implied to be one of these.] ]] It's unknown where naga fit into the picture.
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20th Jan '16 4:57:46 PM nombretomado
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* SelfImposedChallenge: Some {{Steam}} achievements require players to do these. Some examples include defeating Zu without using the Lamp of Time and defeating all Guardians (including Mother) without using sub-weapons (one achievement each for normal mode and hard mode).

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* SelfImposedChallenge: Some {{Steam}} UsefulNotes/{{Steam}} achievements require players to do these. Some examples include defeating Zu without using the Lamp of Time and defeating all Guardians (including Mother) without using sub-weapons (one achievement each for normal mode and hard mode).
2nd Dec '15 9:53:47 AM dreamofwritting
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* CutSong: The jukebox program that comes with the PC version of the game reveals a number of songs that never made it into the final version of the game.
** In the [=WiiWare=] version Good Morning Mom gets used, see AscendedExtra above.



* FanDisservice / FanService: [[TwoWordsObviousTrope Two words and a symbol]]: [[spoiler:SKIMPY ♥ SUIT]]. If you know what to expect, though, [[spoiler:and are into guys, Lemeza's pretty good-looking. It leans more fanservicey in the remake, where instead of a single jump scare of a scene that doesn't even leave a mark on your save file, Lemeza's VirtualPaperDoll, sprite, and idle animation changes, so it's more like a reward. The remake also lets you see Mulbruk wearing the same bathing suit if you beat the game after conquering Hell Temple, so [[http://lamulana-remake.wikia.com/wiki/Steam_Trading_Cards?file=SteamCard_Skimpy_Bathing_Suit.jpg everybody's happy!]]]]

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* FanDisservice / FanService: [[TwoWordsObviousTrope Two words and a symbol]]: [[spoiler:SKIMPY ♥ SUIT]]. If you know what to expect, though, [[spoiler:and are into guys, Lemeza's pretty good-looking. It leans more fanservicey in the remake, where instead of a single jump scare of a scene that doesn't even leave a mark on your save file, Lemeza's VirtualPaperDoll, sprite, and idle animation changes, so it's more like a reward. The remake also lets you see Mulbruk wearing the same bathing suit if you beat the game after conquering Hell Temple, so [[http://lamulana-remake.wikia.com/wiki/Steam_Trading_Cards?file=SteamCard_Skimpy_Bathing_Suit.jpg everybody's happy!]]]]
23rd Oct '15 2:08:43 PM Krendall
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: The development team actually came up with the idea to make a La-Mulana 2 during the development of the remake, and slipped in some hints about it throughout the game. For some examples, look for [[spoiler:the tablets that discuss the ninth children, and the one that says the eighth children (humanity) will be wiped out in 2015]].

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: The development team actually came up with the idea to make a La-Mulana 2 during the development of the remake, and slipped in some hints about it throughout the game. For some examples, look for [[spoiler:the tablets that discuss the ninth children, and the one that says the eighth children (humanity) will be wiped out in 2015]]. There's also some of Xelpud's dialogue where he not only mentions a [[BreakingTheFourthWall sequel game]], he also talks about wanting to be rich and turning the ruins into a tourist attraction.
23rd Oct '15 2:04:41 PM Krendall
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* GameBreakingBug: The PC remake has a possibility of crashing at certain points, even in the latest version. The frequency seems to vary from system to system.

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* GameBreakingBug: GameBreakingBug:
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The PC remake has a possibility of crashing at certain points, even in the latest version. The frequency seems to vary from system to system.system.
** Occasionally the player can glitch through the floor or a wall and usually end up on the Surface. Normally this is just an annoyance, but if this happens during the EscapeSequence, there's no way to get back ''into'' the ruins in order to escape normally. The player is left with no choice but to reset and beat [[spoiler:Mother]] again.
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