I had played a couple Castlevania games before Symphony Of The Night and wasn't thrilled but that changed after SotN and until Harmony of Dissonance's release, SotN was hard to beat. But along came HoD and boy did it feel like I was playing SotN on the go.
The story is pretty simple at the start, the player plays Juste Belmont and is a friend of Maxim and Lydie. So when Lydie is goes missing in a mysterious castle, both Juste and Maxim split up to search the castle to find Lydie. It gets a bit complicated and boring later on like most Castlevania games.
Really the gameplay is the main attraction and it's a 2D side scroller at its best. Lots of action with both fighting and platforming and having tight usable controls makes whipping, casting, and jumping a breeze.
Circle of the Moon was the previous Castlevania on the GBA and had real flaw of being very dark and made it really hard to see on the GBA. In HoD that problem was solved with colors that simply popped out and showed the capabilities of Nintendo's hardware.
The sound was also top notch for a GBA game with sound FX sounding close to real counter parts and the music being full and rich that gave the game true depth and almost gave SotN's soundtrack a run for its money.
Overall Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance is a great game. For fans of Symphony Of The Night it's a must play but for the uninitiated to the Castlevania series it is a great game to start out with.
Last Edit: Oct 3, 2009 11:21:37 GMT -5 by UberGeek
Deleted: now who loves gantz more than me
Apr 14, 2016 14:24:26 GMT -5
Deleted: how many points are needed to revive this forum??
Apr 14, 2016 14:35:43 GMT -5
Fay: Shit, I think I ended up deleting rust a while back because I'm a dumb who doesn't know how to check the shout box. Thought rust was a bot since they didn't have any posts. I'm becoming more than a bot slayer. I'm becoming a monster. Garrgblaeeeehhhh
Jun 26, 2016 11:50:04 GMT -5
glent: Hello! I'm new here and I come from Brazil . This forum is active ?
Jul 11, 2016 9:46:07 GMT -5
Fay: Hey! This forum is pretty dead/not active unfortunately. No one other than myself really logs on anymore, except maybe one or two old members from time to time.
Jul 11, 2016 12:08:46 GMT -5
Fay: Note: However many million years it takes for Gantz: O to get released on DVD and subtitled. When it does: make a thread about it.
Jul 29, 2016 6:45:55 GMT -5
Fay: Just realized glent may actually be a bot in disguise using the shout box. It didn't spam anywhere else or have any ads on its profile or signature though, so leaving it around should be okay, no idea which new (once in a blue moon) user to trust anymore.
Jul 29, 2016 6:51:02 GMT -5
Haloninjaman808: Yo, Fay, if you ever do see this, give me admin if you can.
Sept 9, 2016 19:39:40 GMT -5
Fay: I did it, I think. Not sure which powers you have, though.
Sept 12, 2016 17:14:16 GMT -5
Deleted: Ended up here after binge reading the manga today. Done at 6AM! No regrets. That was one hell of a ride. Will be waiting for Gantz: O. Cheers!
Jan 13, 2017 6:33:34 GMT -5
Fay: Haha, that's awesome. Glad another person got to experience the manga. I've been meaning to re-read the manga myself. Now that I'm done with college I can find the time to do that. Also yeah Gantz: O looks pretty cool.
Jan 14, 2017 22:27:58 GMT -5
Fay: You can also post/comment on any topic you want it's just no one but myself will probably answer back. If you want to talk about the manga while it's still fresh in your mind or anything about it, I'll oblige you. I was really addicted to Gantz once
Jan 14, 2017 22:31:13 GMT -5
UlrichAcheronNacht: GANTZ AND BERSERK ARE MY LIFE, FAYFAY. I BLAME YOU FOR MY BERSERK ADDICTION.
Feb 27, 2017 15:14:54 GMT -5
Fay: Haha, I'd say it's a fine thing to be addicted to, at least.
Mar 2, 2017 0:10:56 GMT -5