Thursday, July 28, 2016

400 1CCed shmups!

Okay, so this blog now has 400 posts about console shooting games beaten with a single credit.

This number might be a lot for the outsider, maybe too much even for those who're into the genre. This is only the tip of the iceberg though. From 8-bit to the latest video game generation, hundreds of shmups are still awaiting proper play in my game room.

But there's a catch I will always mention every now and then: so many games to play, so little time.

Life changed and is about to change even more for me very soon, but I assure you all that my passion for the genre hasn't diminished a bit ever since I started the blog, writing that lousy text on Armed Formation F for the PC Engine more than seven years ago. I grew a lot since then in several fronts. I got married, got a pet, started new hobbies and made a bunch of good friends from all around the world.

Long story short, the little time available will become even less time for a good while. Nonetheless this little corner of the Internet will linger on.

Some quick numbers to mark the milestone:


By genre:


Top 5 hardest 1CCs in the last hundred, in no particular order:

Top 5 easiest 1CCs in the last hundred, in no particular order:

In the near future I'll try to address all those games previously suggested by friendly readers. I didn't forget any of the requests, it's just that sometimes the occasion takes me to places I never imagined I'd venture otherwise.

So let's keep playing, shmupping and fully enjoying life.
This is the best party I've ever been to.

14 comments:

  1. Congratulations dude. Now it's time to try the games without autofire. Lol, I'm kidding.

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    1. Vou deixar essas torturas pra ti e pro pessoal do TG e do MARP, mestre.
      :P

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  2. Parabens! It's an amazing milestone - I'm not sure I can 1CC even a tenth of those games :( Look forward to seeing more games bested. Have any ever defeated you?

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    1. Thanks Simon!
      yes, lots of games have defeated me
      :)

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  3. Congratulations, Your records are legends. Impressive number, impressive passion!

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  4. thunderforce 3 in the top 5 easiest games? i hardly can pass through th 2nd level. you must be a badass gamer. anyway, i always enjoy reading your articles. good work!
    miroli

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    1. I'd say I'm just a dedicated and passionate gamer, that's all.
      Thanks for the kind words though. :)

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  5. Congratulations my friend. Know that your blog is a big source of inspirations for this humble STG fan.

    You're definitely a 'Tatsujin' ! Abraços!

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    1. Valeu, mano, that's much appreciated!
      :)

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  6. Congratulations! It's amazing to see yout achievments...
    I'm trying to 1cc some games, but until now the only one I could do it is Scramble Spirits on the Master System... currently training on Verytex... after that I'm gonna check on the ones you pointed as top 5 easiest... should be a nice place to start.

    Thanks and congratulations, not only for the 1cc's but also for this fantastic website!

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    1. Keep at it and soon victory will be yours, dude.
      I love the first stage BGM for Verytex by the way, it's already playing on the back of my head now!

      And tks for the "fantastic" bit. :)

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    2. Thanks Edward! After some training I finally got it =)
      Got to aim for the next one now

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    3. Way to go, congratulations! :D

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