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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:37 am 


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Duuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuudddddddddeeeeeeeeeeee

This game is the coolest shit I've played in a very long time.
I've only played the first two stages and I am just amazed.

Big thanks to Necronopticous because I might not have discovered this game for a while if it wasn't for this thread.
I am so happy that this game exists and I can enjoy it as my very first PS4 game.

It screams Beyond the Black Rainbow X Amplitude X Rez.... sublime.
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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:26 pm 


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Thanks for the heads up on this game. Got a PS4 a while ago and picked this up on friday.

PLAY+ mode is amazing, feels like a solid arcade game. The rank system and work you need to put in to get your armor back adds so much. Enjoying it a lot more than my first playthrough of the normal mode. Almost cleared 6+ today, things get scary..
If anyone wants to compete on friends leaderboard w/ mediocre scores feel free to add on PSN: xaerock

Thumper is somehow physically exhausting even with the simple control layout, haven't experienced that in a while. Somehow the music & theme fit the gameplay really well in making you focus.


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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:04 am 


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Is VR required to play this game ?
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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:36 am 


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Nope! Get in there.


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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:06 pm 


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Sounds good, I'm a bit chilled by that price tag though, $20.
Was it ever on sales ?
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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:07 pm 


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It was my GOTY last year. $20 is an absolute steal in my opinion.


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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:28 pm 


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Necronopticous wrote:
It was my GOTY last year. $20 is an absolute steal in my opinion.


I'll second that!
Not my GOTY (but a runner up for sure).

And though not required... PSVR is the best way to experience this game! :!: :D
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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:49 pm 


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guigui wrote:
Sounds good, I'm a bit chilled by that price tag though, $20.
Was it ever on sales ?

It was a couple bucks off on Steam just this past week, though it's back up to 20 now.
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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:37 am 


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The game is on easter sale for 12€, on EU PSN at least.
I'll definitely get it now.
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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:24 am 


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I finally managed to pull off this challenge I set for myself:

Perfect Acceleration

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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:35 pm 


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guigui wrote:
The game is on easter sale for 12€, on EU PSN at least.
I'll definitely get it now.


Not on sale in the US. There is Flash sale (and Thumper is not one of the things on sale), but there isn't even a proper Easter sale in the US. Lame.


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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 10:34 pm 


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Out on Switch tomorrow.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:48 pm 


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THUMPER just dropped for iOS. Absolutely ridiculous that you can play this game on your motherfucking telephone. Get in there you assholes.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:23 pm 


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Just catching up on this one (on Oculus Go, of all platforms.) works surprisingly well for a VR game...
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:33 pm 


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It's an incredible video game and you should all be ashamed of yourselves for not playing it in 2016.


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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:51 am 


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Necronopticous wrote:
THUMPER just dropped for iOS. Absolutely ridiculous that you can play this game on your motherfucking telephone. Get in there you assholes.

Read this in David Lynch's voice. Just bought it again for PS4.
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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:54 am 


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Was always a bit hesitant to pull the trigger on this one, but it's currently on sale for five bucks, so I figured I might as well sate my curiosity; early impressions are good, though I'm honestly most surprised of all that the thing runs pretty well on my non-gaming laptop. That being said, I'm tempted to say that my initial caveats are at least partially attributable to my hardware; the horizon can be a bit tough to make out at times on a relatively small screen, and the beat can be difficult to hear over the fan whirring like crazy. :oops:
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:16 am 


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Need to give this more time, but it's one game that's incredibly difficult to go back to playing on a TV once you've spent an hour or two in VR.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:10 am 


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Bought it on steam for 5 bucks - this game is insane. Playing it in VR and I am blown away. Incredible experience.

And I just read in this thread that I could play with my Arcade Stick... I thinkt that's exactly what I'm going to do in this game. Just the thought of playing it with stick arouses me. :-D

I will double dip with this game and also get it for my Oculus Go portable VR headset, as soon as Controller support will be added. This should supposedly happen this week, according to the devs. Then it's time to mod one of my sticks to bluetooth... :-D
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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:22 am 


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Gamepad-Controlls have been added to Thumper on the Oculus Go.

And the Game on the Oculus Go is the real deal! It's got the speed and the feeling of the PC-VR version, with a little bit more aliasing. But it 100% feels and plays like Thumper on the "big" systems.

I'm amazed at how well this game runs in VR on the Snapdragon 821 SoC of the Go!

https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1825982230769075/
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This game is insane in the tv and in vr and the soundtrack is great too

Excited to see what this crew does next


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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:52 pm 


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Cannonballs wrote:
Excited to see what this crew does next

It will probably be a while. They worked on Thumper for many years to get it to the level of polish that it is at today. In the meantime, have you gotten all the S Ranks yet? :)


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:14 pm 


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Waiting on my Switch physical order to come in. Patiently.
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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:37 pm 


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Fuck.

Just bought this game for the 3rd time, this time on the oculus quest.

Holy Shitballs, I love it (although I'm really, really bad at it).
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:14 pm 


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Show of hands, who here thinks the curators at GOG turned this game down for being "too niche" then chose another teenage lesbian romance visual novel instead?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:26 am 


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Need to go back to this. Played it for a while upon release, borrowed a PSVR and it blew me away. Then I bought my own VR and promptly forgot about it.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:49 am 


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Mischief Maker wrote:
Show of hands, who here thinks the curators at GOG turned this game down for being "too niche" then chose another teenage lesbian romance visual novel instead?

Was that GOG or Shmups forum? :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: THUMPER (out now)
PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:27 am 


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Great game, and does a great job at visualizing the anxiety of playing a rhythm action game.

I might be wrong, but a quick flick through the thread suggests that no one has mentioned the soundtrack and half of the game design was done by Brian Gibson of Lightning Bolt, who are one of my all time favorite bands. Here they are at their prime: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_Kh4bxP09E
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