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Posted on Feb 12th 2019 at 08:00:00 AM by (MetalFRO)
Posted under Shoot the Corecast, Thunder Force IV, Lightening Force, shmup, shoot em up, STG, shooter, shooting game, Techno Soft


This is Episode 008 of Shoot the Core-cast! This time around, MetalFRO and Addicted discuss, at length, the 16-bit powerhouse shmup Thunder Force IV, aka Lightening Force! Does MetalFRO's favorite shooter of all time still hold up? What are the differences between the different versions? And what's with the "lightening" anyway? All this and more, in store for you when you listen!

Direct episode link:
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Here's the thread from the play-through:
http://www.rfgeneration.com/forum/index.php?topic=18881.0

Thanks for listening, and any feedback would be greatly appreciated!


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The recording was already long so we didn't include it but the intro song Lightning Strikes again was influenced by the Dokken song Lightning Strikes again.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKF5R8doqDE
 
@Addicted: Thanks for pointing this out! There are a couple other notable tracks that *may* have been inspired by other songs, but this one, in particular, is strikingly similar.
 
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Strategy games are attracting a lot of attention, especially on smartphone platforms. Here friv4school offers you the pleasure of playing games on your smartphones. The game madness that started in the PC world at the beginning of the 2000s; As smartphones like 2010 dominated the market, they lost their supremacy. That's why we make a list of the best strategy games for Android in particular. If you're talking about the best Android-compatible strategy games, you can browse these 5 games. We have compiled for you the strategy games that are indispensable for game lovers.Slither io, friv dress up,Agar.io, Cut the Rope, Splix.io, Zlap.io.Link http://friv.party/


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