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Comic 79: Handheld Rhythm

In the late 90s/early 00's, Konami released a line of handheld Bemani (their rhythm games) games... including DDR. And well, when I read about "handheld DDR", this was the first thing that came to mind...


(Also, I tried some changes to my line brush, and some early attempts at clothing folds)

Comments:

ProfEtheric
by ProfEtheric at 5th Jan 2016, 4:33 AM

This! Seriously, I wouldn't be surprised...

by Zanreo at 5th Jan 2016, 5:10 AM

I mean, how else are you supposed to play DDR, even if you shrink it down like that?

Zanreo
NeilKapit
by NeilKapit at 5th Jan 2016, 4:35 AM

And of course, this no longer one of Konami's lows, or even one of their middles.

by Zanreo at 5th Jan 2016, 5:41 AM

At the very least they seem to still care somewhat about rhythm games... even if they're usually not released outside of Japan so that doesn't help me... I really wanna play those games too, rhythm games are great.

Zanreo
melaredblu
by melaredblu at 5th Jan 2016, 6:25 AM

Tap Tap Revolution? No thanks, we already have WarioWare Touched for that.

by Zanreo at 5th Jan 2016, 3:49 PM

Haha x3

Zanreo
JammyTheBirb
by JammyTheBirb at 5th Jan 2016, 3:34 PM

The lines look really good :D

by Zanreo at 5th Jan 2016, 3:49 PM

Thanks!

Zanreo
Miaubol
by Miaubol at 7th Jan 2016, 12:58 AM

LOL! That stomp! I'm not sure anything would have survived that, "DDR" or not xD

by Zanreo at 7th Jan 2016, 2:13 AM

Not unless it was a Nintendo console, no... Those can survive anything

Zanreo
midnightclubx
by midnightclubx at 9th Jan 2016, 10:25 PM

Oh yeah, the Bemani Pocket games; they're surprisingly more versatile compared to your standard Tiger handheld games at the time. I saw someone play one of the Beatmania ones on Youtube a few years ago, and you could easily plug the headphone jack to a stereo/home theater system and listen to the game from there. :P

by Zanreo at 9th Jan 2016, 11:06 PM

I see, interesting! Would be fun to try out one of those...

Zanreo
LittleImoutoSis
by LittleImoutoSis at 14th Jan 2016, 3:03 PM

Ok I really laughed at this :D

by Zanreo at 14th Jan 2016, 3:08 PM

Thanks! :D glad you like!

Zanreo
Cubase
by Cubase at 20th Jan 2016, 8:45 AM

And just a few days after this was posted, Staiain and Etienne blow everyone's minds with Stepmania at Awesome Games Done Quick. Perfect timing...I would have said marvelous, but you were a little early. :P

by Zanreo at 20th Jan 2016, 9:04 AM

Yeah, I really enjoyed that part :D Was fun to see!

Zanreo
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