Now that skankcore64 is coming along and there are over a dozen titles completed with more credits rolling all the time, I thought it would be prudent to start a living document that can be updated with each finished game. Thanks to ThomW for the idea to create a Cortex post with a running list of the games that have been conquered so far. This will also give me a resource to point to when viewers are curious as to exactly which games have already been played and provide a gateway to view the beginning of each game.
I will update this list whenever another game falls to the ongoing project that you can watch live on Shacknews Twitch, every Wednesday night at 9 p.m. PT / 12 a.m. ET and Sunday afternoons at 1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET.
skankcore64 Completed Games Master List
1. F-Zero X
Perhaps the best racing game ever made. Pure distilled speed. I had to start the project with this game, there was no other choice.
2. Star Fox 64
Another 10/10 game. The perfect melding of arcade and console game design. This game doesn't feel like a struggling transition to 3D, largely due to the original game being one of the forebearers of polygons in the living room.
3. Quest 64
Fuck this game.
4. Jeopardy 64
A perfectly capable version of Jeopardy at home, with the added bonus of easy three person multiplayer. Rest in peace, Alex Trebek.
The first sports sim I've ever put real time into and the first time I've completed a full season and playoffs in one. It got fairly mediocre reviews but I found the fun in this game.
6. Blast Corps
A very fun game until it's not fun anymore. The wildest damned idea that could only make perfect sense in a video game.
I can't even begin to explain this one. It's definitely a Treasure game, for better or for worse, depending on how you get along with their style.
8. Bomberman 64
What a gem of a game. Another franchise that transitioned to 3D almost seamlessly. Made more fun by the Gold Card Charity Challenge set by Sam Chandler.
Also fuck this game.
10. Duke Nukem 64
There are good PC FPS ports to the Nintendo 64 and then there's Duke Nukem 64. That's about the best praise I can give it.
11. Snowboard Kids
Another game that is extremely fun until it isn't. I can easily see how this would be amazing with friends. The soundtrack is phenomenal.
12. Xena: Warrior Princess: The Talisman of Fate
A very competent Soul Calibur-style fighter. I had fun with this one and I think it deserves a look from anyone that likes 3D weapons-based brawlers.
13. The Powerpuff Girls: Chemical X-Traction
A completely incompetent Power Stone-style fighter. Absolutely avoid at all costs except for the most diehard of Powerpuff Girls fans.
14. Fighters Destiny
Another surprisingly well-done fighting game on the Nintendo 64. A little similar to Virtua Fighter or Tekken but with enough new mechanics to make this one feel fresh.
15. Mission: Impossible
A super ambitious movie tie-in that gets overshadowed by the other big movie tie-in game for the N64. An overall fun time that is slightly hampered by old-school game design and poor control.
16. Quake 64
Quake 64 lined up nicely with the Shacknews 25th anniversary. This is a excellent port of the PC original with some nice enhancements like colored lighting, underwater vision distortion, fully customizable controls and a rock solid frame rate.
This concludes the running list of completed games on skankcore64. This document will be updated as each title is finished live on Shacknews Twitch.