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===Good===
 
===Good===
 
* Overall, the game is pretty fun. If I didn't know about The Legend of Zelda, I would probably even be impressed by it.
 
* Overall, the game is pretty fun. If I didn't know about The Legend of Zelda, I would probably even be impressed by it.
* The graphics and sound are both quite nice.
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* The graphics are quite nice, especially the large boss sprites.
* The fire wand is a pretty creative weapon.
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* The music is well composed and fitting to the game.
* The ending is pretty cool.
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* The fire wand, and it's changing function relative to your health is a pretty creative weapon.
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* The game has a nice full ending.
  
 
===Bad===
 
===Bad===
* It's basically a poor-man's Legend of Zelda. Most of what was ripped off isn't as good as Zelda.
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* It's basically a poor-man's Legend of Zelda. Most of what was ripped off isn't as good as Zelda from several years earlier.
 
* Movement is a little clunky.
 
* Movement is a little clunky.
 
* The perspective makes the hit detection seem weird especially when you take damage from or hit a tall or jumping monster in an area that you shouldn't, given the perspective.
 
* The perspective makes the hit detection seem weird especially when you take damage from or hit a tall or jumping monster in an area that you shouldn't, given the perspective.
 
* Most of what the NPCs in the game say is useless or redundant.
 
* Most of what the NPCs in the game say is useless or redundant.
* The strongest sword, armor, and shield are creatively called "Strongest."
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* Like Zelda, you waste of lot of bombs trying to find hidden rooms, especially in the later dungeons, but, unlike Zelda, they are extremely rare drops from enemies.
 
* The wings and ring are rarely useful, and you get them as random drops even when you already have them.
 
* The wings and ring are rarely useful, and you get them as random drops even when you already have them.
 
* Items and enemy bolts stop the fire wand, which is annoying.
 
* Items and enemy bolts stop the fire wand, which is annoying.
* In the later dungeons, the hidden areas not on the map are annoying to have to find with bombs that rarely drop.
 
 
* Spike traps are differently colored in earlier dungeons, but are entirely hidden later on, leading to a lot of unavoidable hits.
 
* Spike traps are differently colored in earlier dungeons, but are entirely hidden later on, leading to a lot of unavoidable hits.
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* The strongest sword, armor, and shield are creatively called the "Strongest."
  
 
===Ugly===
 
===Ugly===

Revision as of 10:39, 23 March 2017

Neutopia is a shameless The Legend of Zelda clone for the TurboGrafx-16.

Status

I have beaten this game with full inventory and stats.

Review

Overall: 4/10

Good

  • Overall, the game is pretty fun. If I didn't know about The Legend of Zelda, I would probably even be impressed by it.
  • The graphics are quite nice, especially the large boss sprites.
  • The music is well composed and fitting to the game.
  • The fire wand, and it's changing function relative to your health is a pretty creative weapon.
  • The game has a nice full ending.

Bad

  • It's basically a poor-man's Legend of Zelda. Most of what was ripped off isn't as good as Zelda from several years earlier.
  • Movement is a little clunky.
  • The perspective makes the hit detection seem weird especially when you take damage from or hit a tall or jumping monster in an area that you shouldn't, given the perspective.
  • Most of what the NPCs in the game say is useless or redundant.
  • Like Zelda, you waste of lot of bombs trying to find hidden rooms, especially in the later dungeons, but, unlike Zelda, they are extremely rare drops from enemies.
  • The wings and ring are rarely useful, and you get them as random drops even when you already have them.
  • Items and enemy bolts stop the fire wand, which is annoying.
  • Spike traps are differently colored in earlier dungeons, but are entirely hidden later on, leading to a lot of unavoidable hits.
  • The strongest sword, armor, and shield are creatively called the "Strongest."

Ugly

  • Nothing really.

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