Tag Archive: Monster Hunter

Nov 07

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

And so it continues. I’m about 140 hours in now and ploughing through the 7 and 8 star quests, and I’ve ever started doing a bit of the online stuff. I finally got a nice checkmark on the 6 start quest section today by getting around to doing the annoying egg-fetchy-quest. It turns out it …

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Aug 13

MH3U – Heat Exhaustion

Oh Good God. That was a bastard. Heat Exhaustion is a five star quest (but fairly early on) which requires a big of thinking to do. Firstly, it’s set in the volcanic area, so naturally you’ll need a good supply of cold drinks. Secondly, it requires carrying burning hot rocks which constantly deplete your health …

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Aug 05

The Laggy Ass of Lagiacrus

Oh, he’s a pain in the arse, isn’t he? So, I’m currently wearing two bits of Barroth armour (head and belt) and the rest is Jaggi. I’m using upgraded Ludroth Pair (dual swords) and doing a fair bit of damage, but that thunder attack keeps wreaking bloody havoc on me. The good news is that …

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Jul 25

Monster Hunter & Earthbound

More monster huntering. Lots more – I appear to have clocked up a little over 24 hours play time. Not entirely sure how, as I have very limited time for gaming! Anyway, I’ve been hunting many big ugly things and have just upgraded my weapons to Ludroth Blades. Had a fairly lengthy multiplayer session with …

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Jul 22

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS)

So, today’s lunchtime was spent ganking a Gobul. Which sounds a little rude. But it wasn’t. It basically involved swimming around a lot and stabbing it in the face even more. I’m finding the underwater combat really fun and satisfying – more so than in any other version. Mostly because of the ‘monster lock’ function. …

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Jul 21

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Wii U)

50 minute quest with one objective. Kill a Qurupecu. 49 minutes later, I limp back to the village with no health, no potions, no whetstones, and proudly carrying a bunch of feathers. Chased the damn thing round the map for AGES. I suspect I need to upgrade my dual-blades…

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Jul 18

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Wii-U)

I’m going on a bear hunt! I’m looking for a scary one! As the song goes. Well, I certainly did find a scary one – he’s an Arzuros and his picture is down the bottom there. For this quest, I had to weaken him to a point where the tranquiliser would be effective. This involved …

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Jul 12

Monster Hunter 3 ultimate (3DS)

So, a one-star mission. Hunt some beasties, get their guts. 50 minutes to do it. Dead easy, I thought. As it’s an easy one, I thought I’d hunt the aquatic beasties, on the basis that it would give me a bit of practice with the (perfectly adequate) controls. And it was all going fine until …

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Jul 11

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (3DS)

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate box art

It appears dem monsters need hunting once again. I was a bit suspicious of how this would play, particularly with regards the camera, but as it happens it controls beautifully and doesn’t require The Claw Of Death like the PSP version did. So, it’s Monster Hunter – you know how it works. There’s Monsters. And …

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