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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #100 on: October 13, 2004, 06:31:59 PM »

11) Puck's Bloody Needle (or something close). (All stages finished with 0%)

Yowch, that'll take a while, alright.

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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #101 on: October 13, 2004, 06:46:17 PM »
0%?  That's odd.  I would think 100% would be the thing.

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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #102 on: October 13, 2004, 06:51:56 PM »
0%?  That's odd.  I would think 100% would be the thing.

100% is a reference to how many monsters are in the level.

After you've beaten a level, you can go back to it, at which point a percentage meter is displayed. To get a level down to 0% you have to kill what seems like several thousand monsters, though I've never counted.

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« Reply #103 on: October 13, 2004, 06:56:56 PM »
Thanks for the clarification, Wereallmad .  And thanks for the response, Aazealh.

What additional game modes are there and how are they unlocked? 

What additional outfits (berserk armor) are there and how are they unlocked?

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« Reply #104 on: October 13, 2004, 07:16:55 PM »
What additional game modes are there and how are they unlocked?

"100-animal murder" and "Boss Mode" obtained by finishing the game.
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« Reply #105 on: October 13, 2004, 07:45:25 PM »
That covers the extra modes and weapons.

Now how do you get to use the Berserk armor, Guts with cape, and Guts without a cape?

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« Reply #106 on: October 13, 2004, 10:18:58 PM »
How do you beat Slan?
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #107 on: October 13, 2004, 10:19:21 PM »
As far as I know, you can't choose your costume.

These are determined by what part of the game you are playing.

How do you beat Slan?

For part one, attack her wings while dodging or counterattacking her tendrils. Once you attack her wings enough, she will lower them.  Then you can attack her directly.

For part 2, keep attacking the ogres (or 'ogles' ::)) untill you get a special triangle attack, once you do, use them on the wings that slan is using offensively (in other words, not the ones she is sheilding herself with). Eventually they will fall, and you can attack her directly.

Either way, be careful when up close, she is a sucubus, so she can drain your life to replenish her own.
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #108 on: October 13, 2004, 10:25:12 PM »


For part one, attack her wings while dodging or counterattacking her tendrils. Once you attack her wings enough, she will lower them.  Then you can attack her directly.

For part 2, keep attacking the ogres (or 'ogles' ::)) untill you get a special triangle attack, once you do, use them on the wings that slan is using offensively (in other words, not the ones she is sheilding herself with). Eventually they will fall, and you can attack her directly.

Either way, be careful when up close, she is a sucubus, so she can drain your life to replenish her own.

Thank you very much, I just gave up right before the wings opened, thats why, it seemed unbeatable, was abotu to die to see if that works =/
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #109 on: October 14, 2004, 12:02:27 AM »
Quote
As far as I know, you canot choose your costume.

These are determined by what part of the game you are playing.
What about in the trailers when you see Guts in the berserk armor slaughtering the snow monsters?  That looked like the 100 animal murder mode.

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« Reply #110 on: October 14, 2004, 12:36:54 AM »
100 animal mode is all mixed up... you fight griffith with armor on also.

who has played this game so far besides me here?
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« Reply #111 on: October 14, 2004, 04:13:05 AM »
who has played this game so far besides me here?
$/円= :'(

I'm hoping to get it for Christmas, assuming it is in stock at that time, but until then, me (and a lot of other people, I'm sure) have college and money that we need to spend on other things besides ps2 games. Not a good excuse, I know, but that's the simple truth. Other, more fortunate, people may still be waiting for the game to arrive (it is an import, you know).

But anyways...
Looking at a cheaper scale: how is the music in the game outside of the glorified trailer song? Is the OST worth the price (with shipping)?
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #112 on: October 14, 2004, 05:06:48 AM »
who has played this game so far besides me here?

Me.

Looking at a cheaper scale: how is the music in the game outside of the glorified trailer song? Is the OST worth the price (with shipping)?

The music, aside from the title opening theme, is pure shit. It sounds like they ran it through a normalizer one too many times or something. It's just 'muddy' sounding, and from what I can tell, it wasn't exactly phenominal in the first place.

Oh, the closing theme is pretty much the same as the opening theme as well, so there is another musical dissapointment.
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #113 on: October 14, 2004, 05:52:27 AM »
No way, the closing theme rocks, opening theme does too. Dont forget I send the opening theme around too if you want it.
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #114 on: October 14, 2004, 06:33:24 AM »
Slim would you happen to have a copy of the ending theme?
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #115 on: October 14, 2004, 03:49:40 PM »
The music, aside from the title opening theme, is pure shit. It sounds like they ran it through a normalizer one too many times or something. It's just 'muddy' sounding, and from what I can tell, it wasn't exactly phenominal in the first place.

Yeah, I was disappointed with the music, too.  I got my copy yesterday and I'm only on level 3 and already bored with the music.  Especially with the boss music.  Even that's low key and meandering; doesn't really get my blood pumping to fight the bosses.

It would've been nice if the bgm was at least as good as the non-Hirasawa composed stuff from the last game. 

 
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #116 on: October 14, 2004, 08:50:26 PM »


Yeah, I was disappointed with the music, too.  I got my copy yesterday and I'm only on level 3 and already bored with the music.  Especially with the boss music.  Even that's low key and meandering; doesn't really get my blood pumping to fight the bosses.

It would've been nice if the bgm was at least as good as the non-Hirasawa composed stuff from the last game. 

 


It's a real shame. When you get to the last boss and the opening theme plays in the background, you realise the game would be twice as good, even if they just shoved in some looping versions of the tracks from the anime and old game. I suspect, however, that the problems with the music are only half caused by lousy compositions. I am fairly sure that there was something wrong with their equalizing software. All the highs and lows are really drowned out.

My other complaints about that game is you have to backtrack sometimes. I really don't like backtracking in an adventure game.

Oh, also some of the VAs seemed really bored or something. Guts, the hawks, Gurun-whatever and Griffith's VA seemed to give decent performances, but I really didn't care for the rest. Isidro had to have been the worst, barring those of the npcs in the village - one girl you save from trolls gave such a deadpan "mooom" that I almost threw up laughing.

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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #117 on: October 15, 2004, 03:35:53 PM »
got all the weapons besides the puck needles...

which weapon was the hardest to get in your opinion?

i thought the one stage where you have no energy and you are fighting trolls with crossbows was a bitch til i figured out that if you keep one of them alive and run to the other side of the screen he cant hit you with the bolts and the little trolls will follow faster... once the big one arrived, i just jetted over to the other side again... pain in the ass though

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« Reply #118 on: October 15, 2004, 03:55:31 PM »
I've got a question...

Do you need a special PS2 to play Berserk??? Or any PS2 (like, let's say, english...) are fine? I've just read something about it (that you need a japenese PS2...), so I am not sure...

Thanks for anyone who can answer this!
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #119 on: October 15, 2004, 04:45:55 PM »
You need a Japanese region or a modded PS2. I've heard that there are some problems playing the game with a modified system, though.

And a I have a question. About how long would it take for something to ship from Japan to Rhode Island? ;o

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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #120 on: October 15, 2004, 04:53:34 PM »
I've heard that there are some problems playing the game with a modified system, though.

Nah...
It works even better from Hard Drive using HDLoader.
Really reduces loading times.
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #121 on: October 15, 2004, 04:57:22 PM »
okay, questions for those that have been playing it...

ive got level3 for everything, some say max and some just say level3... one of the loading screens showed level4, so how do i get level4?

also on the stage select screen under the percentage there is a 3/7 or 2/4 or etc... are they for those weird hidden creatures?(probably)

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at the beginning of stage three there is a save spot... just a couple of steps away five trees will pop out... trolls are worth 5, big trolls are worth 100 but trees are worth 300 each... there are 3 instant deaths: cannon, bombs and the branded move... if you pump up your bombs first you will be able to throw three at once... aim this well and you can take out all five trees at once... thats 1500 experience!... keep dropping bombs and what not here and cha ching... eventually they will stop coming out, thats when you go over to the save spot and save... when you come out of the save screen the stage has reset and there are plenty more trees...
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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #122 on: October 16, 2004, 06:16:07 AM »
I'm thinking that you must find the red weird hidden creature thing to upgrade the ones stuck at 3, based on the loading screen showing the red one, but I'm not certain, for I haven't yet found one of them. ;D

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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #123 on: October 16, 2004, 07:51:05 AM »
The red creatures (sprrigans?), can only be found on the second run throuigh a stage. Each one either gives you a massive amount of experience, or allows you to upgrade a specific attribute past it's current maxi.

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Re: Review/Informations - PS2 Berserk game
« Reply #124 on: October 16, 2004, 12:43:57 PM »
I just wondered if this game can be played online?