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MetaflarePrime DNC from cashmoney Relationship Status: Chocolate!
DNC
Nov 26th 2018 at 8:52:27 AM

A family can be a kid dragon and his 40 dragon dads

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unnoun Everybody's Aunt Relationship Status: Non-Canon
Everybody's Aunt
Nov 26th 2018 at 9:34:33 AM

I mean, I sorta wonder where the eggs come from.

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Jetyl The Dev Cat from my apartment Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
The Dev Cat
Nov 26th 2018 at 9:51:38 AM

given the original had all "male" dragons, i kinda like my headcanon that dragons are a genderless, or one-gender race, kind of like the namekians from DBZ.

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unnoun Everybody's Aunt Relationship Status: Non-Canon
Everybody's Aunt
Nov 26th 2018 at 9:55:42 AM

Some of the eggs in 3 seemed female-coded though.

With, feminine names, or. Long eyelashes. Or bows.

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Bisected8 This is what happens when you're raised by birds from Her Hackette Cave Relationship Status: Crazy Cat Lady
This is what happens when you're raised by birds
Nov 26th 2018 at 12:35:08 PM

Perhaps eggs are just raised communally, like Gargoyles?

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theLibrarian That all you got? from his own little world
That all you got?
Nov 26th 2018 at 1:41:36 PM

That seems to be the case in the third game, that all the dragons take care of the younger ones together.

That is the face of a man who just ate a kitten. Raw.
TokoWH Hopeless optimist from America's armpit Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Hopeless optimist
Nov 29th 2018 at 5:58:49 AM

Finally got to Gulp. Can see why people say he's a much higher Difficulty Spike than he was in the original. Feel like they made the hitboxes on his attacks way larger than they were in the original.

Eventually managed to beat him by cheesing his stomp attack by hanging out on the ring of the arena. (Which Gulp seems programmed not to go.)

ReikoKazama Badger Pride! from Tasmania, Australia Relationship Status: He makes me feel like I have a heart
Badger Pride!
Dec 4th 2018 at 3:33:36 AM

[up] I read that as "much higher difficulty Spike" for a sec there, as if you were saying he's the equivalent of Spike from 3 but at a higher difficulty... I dunno, I think the hayfever tablet I took at lunch today has messed with my brain rather than clearing my sinuses...

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Pichu-kun ...
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Dec 4th 2018 at 7:29:00 AM

[up][up][up][up] I don't think dragons have traditional parents. Remember in Hero's Tail how all the eggs were in a nursery?

theLibrarian That all you got? from his own little world
That all you got?
Dec 5th 2018 at 7:10:00 AM

Plus in the Legend games where apparently all the eggs in a generation are kept in the Temple until they hatch.

Dragons in both continuities seem like a culture that communally raises kids.

That is the face of a man who just ate a kitten. Raw.
Pichu-kun ...
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Dec 5th 2018 at 11:05:59 AM

I wonder when they're gonna announce the Switch port already.

TokoWH Hopeless optimist from America's armpit Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Hopeless optimist
Dec 6th 2018 at 11:40:05 AM

wild mass guess The Spyro Reignited Trilogy Switch port was delayed because Spyro was part of the Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC pack and they wanted to reveal the game alongside Spyro in Smash to build up hype. wild mass guess

Although tbh I kind of that's actually the case because I actually really do want Spyro in Smash.

Anyways, beat all three games in the Reignited Trilogy. Overall I'd say it's a solid remake, although it did become clear that Spyro 3 was rushed to meet the deadline near the end of that game. The Yeti Race in the super bonus round was glitchy af.

Also, the updated cutscene for collecting all the Dragon Eggs was adorable.

Now, to wait for the obvious DLC hook involving the door in the Artisan homeworld.

TargetmasterJoe Much more than meets the eye! from The City, USA Relationship Status: I like big bots and I can not lie
Much more than meets the eye!
Dec 6th 2018 at 5:00:45 PM

Greetings from Glacier Park!

It's probably nothing, but some folks think itís a clue that Spyro will appear in the Crash Team Racing remake thatís obviously getting announced at the Game Awards this year because Glacier Park is the name of one of CTR's hub worlds....

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MetaflarePrime DNC from cashmoney Relationship Status: Chocolate!
DNC
Dec 6th 2018 at 5:09:12 PM

why is he a drone

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theLibrarian That all you got? from his own little world
That all you got?
Dec 13th 2018 at 10:46:26 AM

He's gotta take a Reignited copy to Snoop Dogg.

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fasoman1996 Imma gonna teach you a lesson. from Argentina (A.K.A. Naziland) Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
Imma gonna teach you a lesson.
Dec 13th 2018 at 11:43:31 AM

Snoop Dogg confirmed for CTR?

Angry rat.
EvaUnit01 Fandom Heretic Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Fandom Heretic
Dec 30th 2018 at 9:17:53 PM

Recently played through the Reignited Trilogy on PS 4, got the platinum trophies and 100% for 2 and 3.

Beat Gnasty in 1, but struggling with 100%.

I hate Tree Tops.

Haunted Towers is screwing with me, too.

Karxrida Backrow Blizzard from Darkness within Darkness
Backrow Blizzard
Jan 26th 2019 at 6:58:41 PM

Went back to playing the collection since I need to kill time until Kingdom Hearts III comes out.

I'm still on the first game and it's just kind of... okay? The level design just seems kind of barren and lacks variety. The game also seems really short—I'm pretty sure I'm nearing the end after a total playtime of like 4 hours.

At least I know that the sequels are more packed with things to do.

If a tree falls in the forest and nobody remembers it, who else will you have ice cream with?
EvaUnit01 Fandom Heretic Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Fandom Heretic
Jan 27th 2019 at 10:03:30 AM

Chasing 100% and the Platinum helps it run a bit longer, but.... yeah, they're not terribly long games.

Karxrida Backrow Blizzard from Darkness within Darkness
Backrow Blizzard
Jan 27th 2019 at 9:08:42 PM

I've played Ripto's Rage for all of 10 minutes and it's already giving me way better vibes than the first game.

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TokoWH Hopeless optimist from America's armpit Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Hopeless optimist
Jan 28th 2019 at 5:27:27 AM

I'm likely in the minority but tbh the first game is my favorite in the franchise. Mainly because the focus was purely on Spyro and his movement options instead of gimmick-y mini-games and alt playstyles the sequels would slowly creep into.

Jan 28th 2019 at 9:32:52 AM

[up] I'm right there with you on that.

I also like how the levels in each hub world actually follow consistent themes in the first game. For example, all the levels in the Beast Makers world are swampland and have a motif of the Gnorcs using technology to ruin the land, whereas hub worlds in the third game are a just hodgepodge of random themes thrown together with no discernible motif at all. It makes the whole hub world thing feel completely unnecessary.

The second game is slightly better with this, since even though levels and hub worlds still don't follow a consistent theme, individual levels often crossover with other levels, which makes it feel like a consistent world. It also helps that NPCs in the second game are mostly either mythological creatures or original species, as opposed to random funny animals (why is the wild west world in the third game populated by dinosaurs and rabbits? Because shut up, that's why).

I'd also say that the first game has the best 100% completion reward.

Edited by Primis on Jan 30th 2019 at 8:05:12 AM

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EvaUnit01 Fandom Heretic Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Fandom Heretic
Jan 28th 2019 at 3:52:25 PM

Eh, I've always preferred YOTD myself, although Reignited really elevated Ripto's Rage into a contender.

Jan 29th 2019 at 3:32:22 AM

YOTD was rushed back then, and so it suffers some lack of worldbuilding (and Insomniac was suffering from arc fatigue back then).

The first game is its own thing, but, all in all, you can complete Artisans in about the time it'd take to complete Sunny Villa. The original is a good introduction, while the sequels build on that and expand. All three are good games.

Ah, and remember, other than Glimmer and Hurricos, RR's levels were designed in pairs, as if they were parts of the same region.

Pichu-kun ...
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Jan 29th 2019 at 6:26:24 AM

I've always liked Spyro for its characters, so the original just seems so empty. It's a perfectly fine platformer and is better than most, but it's not within my top 5 Spyro titles.


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