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"Nothing Is Perfect, Therefore Perfection Is Flawed." - Adam Lewis AKA Pure LionHeart
Sydney, NS, Canada
Posted by PureLionHeart - March 4th, 2008
What's new with Pure LionHeart?
- EDIT: Finally got around to filling out my favorites (Movies, Music, Games, TV Shows, Books). I put them all in alphabetical order as I suck at distinguishing rank. Though FFX is definitely my favorite game. Check out the list to getto know me better.
- EDIT II: Banned for posting in a "spam" thread, ha. Oh well, one day, and that means I get to Brawl more.
- EDIT III: Brawl friend code is 2449-4325-3933. PM me or leave a comment if you added me so that I can add you as well.
- My PS3 is damaged in some way, shape, or form, as one specific game will not play on it, despite going through 3 copies and a demo, and playing fine on other PS3 consoles. Devil May Cry 4 is the game, which hurts me deeply. I'll be calling Sony for the third time tomorrow to get details on getting it repaired.
- I'm slowly returning to NewGrounds, as you may have noticed. The catalyst for my return? A) Prepping for the returning RetroGade, and B) The sight of a Castle Crashers interview at GDC reminded me this place existed.
- Awaiting some sweet games this month, of course. God Of War: Chains Of Olympus will be in my hands tomorrow, God-willing, though it's likely I'll have to wait a day or two for local stores to get it.
- Super Smash Bros. Brawl will be my March 9th pleasure to carry me through the month and then some. It's looking amazing, though I'm nowhere as hardcore as many out there. It's the collect-a-thon of trophies and stickers that are really driving me at this point. That and the upcoming battles against my good friend Usagisailor.
- The above two games aren't as anticipated as Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII for PSP, though, due out on March 25th. I've played the Japanese version on a homebrew PSP, but I was basically just feeling my way through the experience, and had to completely ignore elements like the materia mix and the stories in the extra missions. I can't wait, as it was excellent then regardless.
- I don't have many online games (Nor do I really care for them), but if you want my PSN ID or Wii Friend Code, drop me a PM. I'm sure I'll always be up for a battle of Brawl when I get it.
- My student loan payments have activated, but thanks to the beauty of interest relief, I should be safe for six months. Now I need to stockpile roughly $11,500 before September. Donations are welcome and encouraged.
- Signed up here in the hopes that GameSpot knows what's legitimate or not. I usually have some time to kill, so I figure what the Hell. I'll risk it for $50 bucks.
- RetroGade is returning. Yup, it's true. ShittyKitty is working on the total rehash of the site, with QuikFox doing the site layout. Feel free to drop him some comments on his layout and features you like to see on the site at his DEVIANTart page here.
- Lost is amazing. I just recently became addicted to it about two weeks ago. Watched the entire first three seasons and a few from the fourth in the span of about a week or so. I'm always up for some Lost discussion. And here's a neato picture:
Posted by PureLionHeart - August 31st, 2007
VG Blog is, simply put, where I discuss anything video game related. Previews, reviews, my own game progress, etc. Hope you enjoy.
I'm currently in the middle of a FFXII 100% completion run. I started it months ago, then gradually went towards other games, mainly due to my purchase of a Wii & DS. It's also the main reason for my recent absence on NewGrounds.
I'm following many a guide and walkthrough. One in particular being a "Power Walkthrough" which has granted me many items, weapons, and the like very early one. As of this point, I actually already have the strongest weapon in the game.
My next destination is the Draklor Laboratories of Archades, but in typical fashion, before going there, I'm doing many more sidequests. Mark Hunting, Espers, and Gil Farming, to name the main one. Some of it is a true pain in the ass though. Namely the Esper I just defeated, in what was easily the hardest battle I've fought yet (Occuria bless Mist Quickenings. Faram): Cuchulainn, The Impure. The guess is a status monster, and the ugliest thing I've seen since my ex-girlfriend. He continually causes effects like Disable & Immobilize, and the entire fight your characters are in Sap status, due to the special condition of the fight. Lots of X-Potions and Phoenix Downs later, I am victorious by a hair and still cursing his name, that I cannot properly pronounce.
Before Draklor, I've still to acquire the Esper Exodus, beat two remaining hunts, farm some more Gil (To be safe and secure), check out an EXP farming area, and grab 3 copies of the best gun in the game. Seems like a fair bit, but shouldn't take long at all, assuming the I can take the Esper and the hunts without retries.
I still can't wait 'til Yiazmat.
Posted by PureLionHeart - August 23rd, 2007
VG Blog is, simply put, where I discuss anything video game related. Previews, reviews, my own game progress, etc. Hope you enjoy.
I have far too many games to complete, and I don't know if I ever will manage to do so, especially since I'm spending so much time here. And as soon as I start/finish one game, another is released that I must have, or an older game I've wanted receives a price drop.
I'm already racing against time 'til October, when the two next big games I want, The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (Nintendo DS; Oct. 1) & Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools Of Destruction (Oct. 23; Which also calls for a PS3 purchase), are released, and I'll be purchasing The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion as soon as I get my PS3. After that, more, such as Assassin's Creed (PS3; Early November), Super Mario Galaxy (Wii; Nov. 12), Super Smash Brothers: Brawl (Wii; Dec. 3), Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3; Early 2008) and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PS3; Early 2008), plus others in between those releases, and those in the indefinite future (Such as the new Splinter Cell: Conviction and Final Fantasy Versus XIII). This also doesn't include any Virtual Console releases I've yet to become knowledgeable of, or games such as Spider-Man: Friend Or Foe, to which I'm on the fence.
The list (In no particular order):
Pokemon Diamond (DS) - 3 Badges, not nearly completed Pokedex, or game.
Need For Speed: Underground 2 (PS2) - Not yet started.
Need For Speed: Most Wanted (PS2) - Not yet started.
Ico (PS2) - About one-fourth completed.
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey Of The Cursed King (PS2) - Very early on. A 100% completion run.
Final Fantasy XII (PS2) - Sandsea, early on. A 100% completion run.
Viewtiful Joe (PS2) - First stage.
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (PC) - "Kill Everyone" cheat run. Prepped, but not yet started.
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (PS2) - Second mission. Majority of red balloons shot. 100% completion run.
Tony Hawk's American Wasteland: Special Edition (PS2) - First area cleared.
The Godfather (PS2) - Not yet started.
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (PS2) - Normal & Hard more completion.
Bully (PS2) - On Chapter 3 of 5. 100% Completion Run.
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin (PS2) - Not yet Started.
Hitman: Contracts (PS2) - Not yet started.
Final Fantasy III (DS) - Not yet started.
Resident Evil 4 (PS2) - Professional Mode run.
Tomb Raider: Anniversary (PS2) - Not yet started.
Super Metroid (Wii VC) - Not yet started.
Super Mario 64 (Wii VC) - About 20 Stars left to acquire.
Super Mario World (Wii VC) - Currently at Second Castle.
Paper Mario 64 (Wii VC) - Not yet started.
Wave Race 64 (Wii VC) - Expert Mode left to complete.
Street Fighter II: Hyper Turbo Fighting (Wii VC) - Not yet started.
The King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest/Dream Match Never Ends (NeoGeo) - Still regaining skill in the game. Can't get past second team.
The King Of Fighters 2000 (NeoGeo) - Not yey started.
The Legend Of Zelda (Wii VC) - Not yet started.
The Legend Of Zelda II (Wii VC) - I don't even know what the Hell to do...
The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past (Wii VC) - Not yet started.
So you see, my schedule is quite full.
And many of the above are games that will take forever to complete. DQVIII and FFXII alone will take probably 100+ hours, if not more. Bully & Vice City Stories will be upwards to 40-50. Pokemon & FFIII, even though they are handheld games, are also about 50-60+ hours each. Probably the same with Phantom Hourglass when it comes out.
On top of this, I've two games on order: Devil May Cry 3: Special Edition (PS2) and Burnout: Dominator (PS2), which of course shall require more time.
It's not a problem of money, luckily (For the most part anyway). I've got a job, and I live at home, so I'm bill-less (With the exception of $20 a month for my Cell Phone). I do have a student loan to start paying off in February, but by then I anticipate having a better job. So time is the only real factor. Time is my only true enemy.
Wish me luck! Better yet, wish me time! I need it...desperately.
Posted by PureLionHeart - August 19th, 2007
"We are one; we are strong. The more you hold us down, the more we press on!"
Creed - What If?
"What if your words could be judged like a crime?"
Creed - What If?
"But never take advice from someone who just admitted to being devious;
who just confessed to treason."
Stabilo - Flawed Design
"'Cause everybody wants, and everybody needs,
everybody asks for one more piece.
Everybody wants to hear someone say please.
'Cause everybody takes, and everybody steals,
verybody cries when somethings feels.
Everybody is looking for the drug that heals."
Stabilo - Everybody
"This is evolution: The monkey, the man, then the gun."
Marilyn Manson - Cruici-Fiction In Space
"Take your hate; shelf my pride.
I'd fly low to get you high.
I'd embrace; I'd lie.
Anything just to free your mind."
American Pearl - Free Your Mind
"And to be yourself is all that you can do..."
Audioslave - Be Yourself
"In your house, I long to be.
Room by room, patiently.
I'll wait for you there, like a stone.
I'll wait for you there, alone."
Audioslave - Like A Stone
"It's my life, and it's now or never.
'Cause I ain't gonna live forever!"
Bon Jovi - It's My Life
"If you're lost you can look--and you will find me.
Time after time.
If you fall I will catch you--I'll be waiting.
Time after time."
Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
"I've never been to Alaska, but I can tell you this:
I've been to Lincoln, Nebraska and hell you know it ain't worth shit.
I've been through Nova Scotia, Sydney to Halifax;
I'll never take any pictures cause I know I'll just be right back."
City And Colour - Comin' Home (Sydney is my hometown and current residence)
"If you play with fire, I'll control the flame;
I'll do anything to make you believe."
Cold - With My Mind
"Hold me now; I'm six feet from the edge and I'm thinking...
That maybe six feet, Ain't so far down."
Creed - One Last Breath
"It feels so good to breathe the air.
Another spin around the sun.
On this spec of life, in the universe.
The gift of love, is there for everyone."
Edwin - Alive
"If everything could ever feel this real forever...
If anything could ever be this good again."
Foo Fighters - Everlong
"So, if I decide to waiver my chance to be one of the hive.
Will I choose water over wine and hold my own and drive?"
Incubus - Drive
"So pardon me while I burst
I've had enough of the world
and its people's mindless games.
So pardon me while I burn
and rise above the flame."
Incubus - Pardon Me
"All the shit I seem to take,
All alone I seem to break.
I have lived the best I can.
Does this make me not a man?"
Korn - Alone I Break
"Sometimes I wish I could be strong like you...
It doesn't matter.
Each time I wake I'm somehow feeling the truth,
I can't handle."
Korn - Let's Get This Party Started
"I tried so hard,
And got so far.
But in the end,
It doesn't even matter."
Linkin Park - In The End
"Don't want to reach for me do you?
I mean nothing to you.
The Little Things Give You Away.
And now there will be no mistaking;
The levees are breaking."
Linkin Park - The Little Things Give You Away
"These tears you cry, have come too late.
Take back the lies, the hurt, the blame.
And you will weep, when you face the end alone.
You are lost.
You can never go home."
Gollum's Song - LOTR: The Two Towers
"Everybody's all right.
Everything is automatic.
And everybodys all right.
Everything is skin deep."
Matthew Good Band - Everything is Automatic
"Here by my side, it's heaven.
Here by my side, you are destruction.
Here by my side, a new color to paint the world."
Matthew Good Band - Weapon
"Like a shooting star.
I can go the distance.
I will search the world.
I will face its harms.
I don't care how far.
I can go the distance."
Michael Bolton - Go The Distance
"Believe it or not, everyone, believe in something above.
Believe it or not, everyone, need to feel loved."
Nickelback - Believe It Or Not
"If everyone cared and nobody cried,
If everyone loved and nobody lied.
If everyone shared and swallowed their pride,
Then we'd see the day when nobody died."
Nickelback - If Everyone Cared
"Save yourself a penny for the ferryman;
Save yourself and let them suffer.
Nightwish - Planet Hell
"I cant see that thief that lives inside of your head,
But I can be some courage at the side of your bed.
I dont know whats happening and I wont pretend,
But I can be your...."
Our Lady Peace - Thief
They rain down but they can't kill the sun..."
Papa Roach - Black Clouds
"There is a thin line between what is Good and what is Evil,
I will tip-toe down that line but I will feel unstable.
My life is a circus and I am trippin' down the Tightrope...
Well there is nothin' to save me now,
So I will not look down."
Papa Roach - Tightrope
"This is the world we live in,
And these are the hands were given.
Use them and lets start trying,
To make it a place worth living in."
Genesis - Land Of Confusion
"If only the sun would take me,
If only the wind was on my side."
Ra - On My Side
"I believe in a world that can take you high.
In a place where patience can prevail.
I believe in a thought that can set you free.
And the seeds of hatred always fail."
Ra - I Believe
"What ever happened to the young man's heart...
Swallowed by pain, as he slowly fell apart."
Shinedown - .45
"The more the light shines through me,
I pretend to close my eyes.
The more the dark consumes me,
I pretend I'm burning, burning bright."
Shinedown - Burning Bright
"Forget your lust for the rich man's gold.
All that you need is in your soul,
And you can do this if you try.
All that I want for you my son,
Is to be satisfied."
Lynard Skynard - Simple Man
"There's something deep inside,
That keeps my faith alive.
When all you can do,
Is hide from the fear,
That's deep inside of you."
Skillet - Collide
"Oh, I've got something in my throat.
I need to be alone,
While I suffer...
Oh, there's a hole inside my boat.
I need stay afloat,
For the summer long..."
Starsailor - Way To Fall
"You don't need to bother;
I don't need to be.
I'll keep slipping farther...
But once I hold on,
I won't let go 'til it bleeds."
Stone Sour - Bother
"If you believe it's in my soul,
I'd say all the words that I know.
Just to see if it would show,
That I'm trying to let you know,
That I'm better off on my own."
Sum 41 - Pieces
"And if you go, I wanna go with you.
And if you die, I wanna die with you."
System Of A Down - Lonely Day
"And it feels now, just like Heaven's coming down.
Your soul shakes free,
As its conscience hits the ground."
The Tea Party - Heaven's Coming Down