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Master Geek

  #281501 11-Dec-2009 14:17
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rhysb: Syndicate. Bullfrog rocked back then

Yes Yes so good!

Dungeon Keeper was awesome too.

Dont forget Crystal Caves (also the name of a Steven Segal Jazz Album)
Secret agent
Harry Halloween
Any Game Made by Apogee

Also Hugos House of Horrors


Man im loving the images

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Master Geek

  #281503 11-Dec-2009 14:18
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And Lesiure Suit Larry


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Ultimate Geek
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  #281504 11-Dec-2009 14:23
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Another non-PC game is ChronoTrigger, loved that, it was a real shame there was never a real sequel, although I've heard rumours of one for the Wii.

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  #281510 11-Dec-2009 14:30
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Buttonmash: Starcontrol II <--- Hands down best game of all time :)

This +1

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Ultimate Geek

  #281522 11-Dec-2009 14:41
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Space Quest!

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  #281525 11-Dec-2009 14:48
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Its funny to see some peoples definitions of "classic" games.. to me thats late 80's early 90's but hey..

Righto ill list a couple from each platform i had around then..

Atari 5200 had this when i was about 7, memory is shot and this is the only game i can remembr:

Missile Command

Amstrad cpc, had this when i was 8 or so.. most memorable games are:
The wild bunch

Cauldron 2

PC.. Pleanty of games i could list but most have been mentioned already..

Dangerous Dave 2

Jones in the fast lane! (my god, out of all the games i had on pc, this was probably my fav, was strictly a turn based multiplayer game with friends.. as a 10 year old this was it.. loved it!

Other than that:
hocus pocus
super offroad
wacky wheels
simpsons arcade game
monkey island series
indiana jones adventure games
My list could go on and on.. lol.. yeah i was a kid that spent 90% of my free time on the computer playing games.. good times.

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Master Geek

  #281530 11-Dec-2009 14:57
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Great post The wild Bunch! Soooo good!
So many Red eyes Drunk.


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  #281560 11-Dec-2009 16:03
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First to last

PC games,

8088 (NEC v20)
Friendlyware, a suite of "basica" applications and simple games, it was modifying this that really got me started into programming and a major interest in computers.
Nibbles aka Snake, old school GWbasic game.

F19 Stealth fighter, a very engaging combat flight sim for it's time
Upgraded to a OAK 256K card and VGA screen from MDA and a hercules card at this point
Keen, Keen 2 etc
Monster bash
Cosmo's cosmic aventure
Bio Menace (great game is now free-ware and was quite gory for the day)

Wolfenstein3d/spear of destiny
Stunts, I STILL play this often thanks to my VDM hacks, sad I know but the game still has a real following.
Stunt Driver
Secret of monkey island, Return to Monkey Island

ROTT (another classic still played from time to time) /ECC /EKG /WWW and watch that blood fly!

Pentium 120 (voodoo1 and Matrox Mystique)
Duke3d (another game I ripped to shreds and made custom variants)
Quake "bind c Impulse 255" 'ing with quake game-woof (multi-rockets) (Voodoo1!!!!)

AMD K6II-500 with twin Voodoo II's
Unreal (Another game still played occasionally some mods)
Unreal Tournament (Played regularly, heavily modded)

Pentium 4 (Nvidia 6600GT then ATI radeon that kicked it's butt)
Unreal Tournament 2004 (often played, insanely modded)
GTAIII (Hacked apart down a bit)
GTA Vice city (some own hacking)

AMD Athlon 64 6000 and 7800GT (current machine)
GTA SanAndreas (huge mods inclusing customer music and a full suite of vehicles)
Half-life and Garry's mod. Great for time-wasting.

brings me to today where I don;t do much gaming apart from the old Unreal Tournament on the beast and stunts on the EEEPC along with lots of mame and emulation (and yes I actually OWN the Arcade boards of the games and cartridges!)

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Ultimate Geek

  #281561 11-Dec-2009 16:06
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I had completely forgotten about Jones in the fast lane. Wow. As a kid, it was so cool to play a game where you sent a guy to work. Now, I can think of nothing worse.

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  #281566 11-Dec-2009 16:18
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yeah i had big flashbacks when writing that up and jones came into mind, hadnt thought about that game in 15 odd years! was pretty revolutionary for the time on retrospect.. Clocked that so many times but never lost its appeal, race of the uni degrees! lol. Being robbed on the way to the bank was never flash though.. Cry

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Master Geek

  #281569 11-Dec-2009 16:35
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How about Witchhaven any one?

FPS with swords

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  #281575 11-Dec-2009 16:47
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Witchhaven, the Capstone one using a very early version of the duke3D BUILD engine?

I'd pulled it apart some time before and played the actual game a bit but not in it's entirety. It was actually quite good for it's day. Another old BUILD variant was Tekwar, a rather odd game overall.

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Master Geek

  #281589 11-Dec-2009 17:10
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Mech Warrior

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Master Geek

  #281627 11-Dec-2009 19:20
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I was more of an 8-bit kid, but when I made the transition to the PC platform, Wolf 3D was the shiznit. Later on, Counter-Strike played over a university LAN was the big thing.

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Ultimate Geek

  #281629 11-Dec-2009 19:26
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Tie Fighter.

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