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Re: Are the terms "Classicvania" and "Metroidvania" insanely retarded?
« Reply #60 on: September 02, 2013, 10:26:20 PM »
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Re: Are the terms "Classicvania" and "Metroidvania" insanely retarded?
« Reply #61 on: September 27, 2014, 11:11:21 AM »
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Pre-Symphony and Post-Symphony.

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Re: Are the terms "Classicvania" and "Metroidvania" insanely retarded?
« Reply #62 on: November 17, 2014, 01:34:12 PM »
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I call Simon's Quest as "Zelda2vania" since it has a lot more common with Zelda 2 Link's Adventure than Metroid. Calling SOTN as Metroidvania is quite accurate for me since the stage structure, save points and a map system looks exactly the same as Super Metroid.

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Re: Are the terms "Classicvania" and "Metroidvania" insanely retarded?
« Reply #63 on: November 18, 2014, 04:41:41 PM »
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The term for metroidvania should actually be called "ZeldaVania". IGA stated in some interview (forgot which one) that the exploration thing in SOTN was inspired by the LoZ games.
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Re: Are the terms "Classicvania" and "Metroidvania" insanely retarded?
« Reply #64 on: November 18, 2014, 05:07:22 PM »
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The term for metroidvania should actually be called "ZeldaVania". IGA stated in some interview (forgot which one) that the exploration thing in SOTN was inspired by the LoZ games.

Nah I disagree with it being called that since it shares more in common with Super Metroid than Zelda due to

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Re: Are the terms "Classicvania" and "Metroidvania" insanely retarded?
« Reply #65 on: November 18, 2014, 06:07:27 PM »
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Nah I disagree with it being called that since it shares more in common with Super Metroid than Zelda due to

1.Exploration
2.Save Rooms
3.Map System

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Re: Are the terms "Classicvania" and "Metroidvania" insanely retarded?
« Reply #66 on: December 29, 2014, 01:24:06 AM »
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Ditto too. not sure what IGA was thinking when he mentioned Zelda2vania.
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