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August 07, 2017, 07:41:12 PM
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Offline Heihachi_73

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Re: Things in Megaman that you never noticed before until recent
« Reply #780 on: August 07, 2017, 07:41:12 PM »
The weakness order of the Megaman 1 bosses is perfectly interleaved on the pause screen: B, E, G, I, C, F. BGCEIF is one of the easiest ways to get through the stages too!

Of course, you don't get to see the pause menu with all weapons showing until you have beaten every Robot Master in the game, but still...

August 21, 2017, 05:20:11 AM
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Re: Things in Megaman that you never noticed before until recent
« Reply #781 on: August 21, 2017, 05:20:11 AM »
Most of the "major" robot characters are actually all musical terms, save for "Proto Man"'s overseas name.

Mega Man = Rock Man who was also "Rock" before being turned into a fighting robot.
Roll = combined with Rock you get the Rock and Roll genre.
Proto Man = Blues genre
Bass + Treble = The clefs. Japanese names: Forte means to play notes loud and powerfully (fitting of his personality), while Gospel is a music genre, mostly religious music.
Duo = Referencing a duet, when 2 people sing or play together.
Enker = Enka which is a traditional Japanese music style.
Punk = Punk music
Quint = Quintet is a group of 5 members
Ballade = Ballads are a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas.
Beat = all music have a "beat" usually associated with the tempo.
Tango = a type of dance.
Reggae = a popular Jamaican genre of music.
Rush = All I got is the band and it is possible that was coincidence.
Eddie is the only main games one I can't think of what he would be if he even is.

Archie Comics brought us:
Tempo = the speed of the music.
Solo = When one person plays or sings by them self.
Trio = When three people play or sing together.

I guess even Fan could fit the premise of musical terms, and I don't think I would need to explain what he would be.

How about Clash Man (Crash Man's Japanese/MMIIGB name) = named after the band "The Clash"?

August 26, 2017, 03:03:35 AM
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Re: Things in Megaman that you never noticed before until recent
« Reply #782 on: August 26, 2017, 03:03:35 AM »
The Robot Masters beyond the first game were created by people (kids) rather than Capcom themselves. "Crash" is fitting however, especially if you're firing like an idiot and making the Robot Master jump all over the place, there will most certainly be collisions if you do that. Crash Bombs also "crash" into a wall and lock on before detonating; the word "clash" just doesn't seem to fit anything (on a side note, "crush" also sounds similar in a Japanese accent).

Dr. Right's name also makes more sense than Light, when comparing the meaning of "Right" (not the → direction) against the word "Wily".


 

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