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My Jet Tour of Megaman and Megaman X Games

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Well I'd like to talk about the evolution of Megaman and Megaman X games.  First I'd like to talk about the series that started it all...
The ORIGINAL Megaman... (I wouldn't be talking about the Game Boy ones sorry...)
The original Megaman was in fact one difficult game.  No password saves and when a boss defeated you, you had to play back all the way from a certain checkpoint.  Luckily there was the "pause glitch" which made  life a little easier but it was removed in the anniversary collection.  It featured six bosses to which one can start with.
Megaman 2 went from six robot masters to an eight as Dr. Wily wishes to avenge his defeat from the first game.  Also the "Atomic Fire" was probably the charged buster's spiritual ancestor of sorts.  In Megaman II it had the use of the three Items which are an extra platform, a rocket board and a wall crawler.  The password system was introduced.  The most frustrating boss had to be the Orb Room.  What was …

Contributions of Showa Riders to the Heisi Era

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It would just be downright unfair for fans of the Heisi era not to give credit to the Showa era.  So here are the contributions...


Having an extra rider hero type.  The first Kamen Rider added a second Kamen Rider in Kamen Rider Nigo and in V3, we have Riderman.  The idea was taken for a twist to create...


The evil Kamen Rider concept which started in Kamen Rider Black.  Please do not confuse this with the fake riders.  Fake riders are created as xerox copies of the Kamen Riders, this one is an inspired evil.  While Kamen Rider Black took the idea of Takeshi Hongo and placed it into Kotaro Minami (but with the twist of taking Nobuhiko Akizuki with him), it became Shadow Moon.  Shadow Moon was proven popular more evil riders were created.  In the case of Ryuki, the show had more than one!  In the case of Heisi evil riders, they weren't brainwashed most of them were evil at their own free will.


Civilizations on Earth that threaten mankind.  In Amazon, we had it with Geddon led by th…