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Topic # 53598 11-Dec-2009 09:56
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Are you hot for some side scrolling action?
Do your knees go weak for the 2nd dimension?
or do you preffer Command & Conquer cause it runs on DOS?

What classic PC games did you like to play and why?

For me it was Commander Keen

many a good time had blasting Queen on the stereo and trying to get all the worms together to try and make a giant flying foot!

whats your fav?

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  Reply # 281420 11-Dec-2009 10:00
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UFO - enemy Unknown man that soundtrack rocked

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  Reply # 281422 11-Dec-2009 10:09
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The last time I invested any time in a PC game was Castle Wolfenstein (the non Windows version!). I also really enjoyed Commander Keen. Before that it was Adventure, the text version (xyzzy!)




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  Reply # 281424 11-Dec-2009 10:17
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School Daze on the old Spectrum was good to but thats not really a PC

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  Reply # 281426 11-Dec-2009 10:28
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duke Nukem 3D was the first "adult" game i ever played and it was awesome!!

Loved Doom aswell, plus the secret of Monkey Island.

Erm Dune was kinda cool, ditto the early Warcrafts.

Cant remember much else! lol




 


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  Reply # 281427 11-Dec-2009 10:33
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Civilization 1 and 2 were the best.




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  Reply # 281428 11-Dec-2009 10:34
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BF1942 is that old school now ?

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  Reply # 281431 11-Dec-2009 10:38
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Oh man, so many to list.

The Lost Vikings - I had a rom of it but I'm pretty sure there was a PC version
Commander Keen was pretty good
Worms was an awesome game
C&C and Red Alert
Dune
Warcraft 2

So many memories, so much wasted time...

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  Reply # 281432 11-Dec-2009 10:51
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still creating memories....still wasting time!!!




 


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  Reply # 281433 11-Dec-2009 10:52
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This...
davidcole: Civilization 1 and 2 were the best.

Also Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain (best flying game of all time)

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  Reply # 281441 11-Dec-2009 11:11
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Syndicate. Bullfrog rocked back then






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  Reply # 281443 11-Dec-2009 11:16
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Oh yeah, Their Finest Hour is a favourite of mine too. Still got the box at home with the great manual & all. I actually found the game quite educational. So much to do in that game.

Secret of Monkey Island was brilliant as well.

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  Reply # 281445 11-Dec-2009 11:20
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Not strictly PC only , but Dune II, Escape From Colditz, Monkey Island, Pinball Dreams....




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  Reply # 281463 11-Dec-2009 12:19
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Most of what everyone else has mentioned.

And Stunts.

The track editor was so much fun.

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  Reply # 281476 11-Dec-2009 12:49
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Starcontrol II <--- Hands down best game of all time :)

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  Reply # 281491 11-Dec-2009 14:01
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Ummm starcraft, c&c, quake 2, ff vii.... to name a few

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