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Offline erzane

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stages & loops
« on: October 25, 2009, 02:53:17 PM »
hello
I would like to make a new topic concerning stages & loops in cave games
here is the list
thanks to complete
pls write as    ...stages / ...loops

dangun fever on =
guwange =
esprade =
donpachi =
dodonpachi =
ddp bee storm =
ddp dai ou jou =
ddp dai ou jou BL =
ddp daifukkatsu 1,5 =
progea no arashi =
ketsui =
ibara =
ibara Kujou BL =
ibara sorekara Pink Sweet =
mushihime Sama =
mushihime sama futari 1,5 =
muchi muchi pork =
espgaluda =
espagaluda 2 =
death smiles =
death smiles BL =
death smiles 2 =

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Re: stages & loops
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2009, 04:44:59 PM »
dangun fever on = 5 stages / 1 loop
guwange = 6 stages / 1 loop
esprade = 6 stages / 1 loop
donpachi = 5 stages / 2 loops
dodonpachi = 6 stages / 2 loops
ddp dai ou jou = 5 stages / 2 loops
ddp dai ou jou BL = 5 stages / 2 loops
ddp daifukkatsu 1,5 = 5 stages / 2 loops
progear no arashi = 5 stages / 2 loops
ketsui = 5 stages / 2 loops
ibara = 6 stages / 1 loop
ibara Kuro BL = 6 stages / 1 loop
ibara sorekara Pink Sweet = 7 stages / 1 loop
mushihime Sama = 5 stages / 1 loop
mushihime sama futari 1,5 = 5 stages / 1 loop
muchi muchi pork = 5 stages / 2 loops
espgaluda = 6 stages / 1 loop
espagaluda 2 = 6 stages / 1 loop
death smiles = 8 stages / 1 loop
death smiles BL = 9 stages / 1 loop
death smiles 2 = 5 stages / 1 loop

-Bee Storm is not a Cave game
-One could argue about MMP having only one loop, but then again the requirement is just one of the harder to fulfill.
-stage 5-2 in the ESP games counts as a seperate stage
-Extended mode for Caving games doesn't count
-TLB's don't count as stages eventhough there technically is a 2-7 stage in ddp
-I counted 7 regular + 1 / 2 EX stages for DS / DS MBL
« Last Edit: November 09, 2009, 04:48:08 PM by Plasmo »

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Re: stages & loops
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2009, 07:35:10 PM »
thanks for your infos

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Re: stages & loops
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2009, 02:31:53 AM »

-Bee Storm is not a Cave game


care to elaborate about this?

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Re: stages & loops
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2009, 04:21:35 AM »
Dodonpachi 2 Bee Storm was just licensed by CAVE and solely programmed by IGS. It's more like a rip-off of DDP. Just look at the background graphics and enemies, the only original thing in this game is the music.

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Re: stages & loops
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2009, 04:34:49 AM »
Dodonpachi 2 Bee Storm was just licensed by CAVE and solely programmed by IGS. It's more like a rip-off of DDP. Just look at the background graphics and enemies, the only original thing in this game is the music.

...and the scoring system. The game gets a lot of shit because it recycled DDP's graphics and isn't on par with the series in depth or presentation, but the grazing system is a lot of fun. Plus the way it ticks down before breaking makes it much less frustrating and came long before Mushihimesama or DFK. Very enjoyable game.

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Re: stages & loops
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2009, 08:54:21 AM »

-Extended mode for Caving games doesn't count


I think they do. They have 2 loops, and Arcadia tracks scores for them.


-One could argue about MMP having only one loop, but then again the requirement is just one of the harder to fulfill.


I don't see how anyone could argue MMP has one loop because it, of course, has 2 loops and Arcadia keeps tracks of 2-loop scores. The requirement to get to the second loop is actually easier than getting to Ketsui's Ura Loop, as you can bomb to your heart's content.

We do need to distinguish between games like MMP that can be played for score as either 1-Loop or 2-Loop games and the IKD games where this doesn't fly (i.e. if there's a loop then only 2-loop scores count in the end).
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Re: stages & loops
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2009, 12:10:21 PM »

-Extended mode for Caving games doesn't count


I think they do. They have 2 loops, and Arcadia tracks scores for them.

They do for Pink Sweets, but not for Ibara. They also don't list seperate Harder and Extended mode scores for Garegga, Batrider (Normal and Special) and Bakraid. In my opinion, Harder and Extended are just special modes, but not the regular game and thus shouldn't come into account for the initiate question of this topic or at least are put into brackets.