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Wannabe Geek


  #282070 14-Dec-2009 00:17
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hmmm either Road Rash or Theme Hospital, old games which you could play for ages, and you never usually get bored of them

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Master Geek


  #282920 15-Dec-2009 21:03
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Diablo II is and always will be my favourite game of all time.

 
 
 
 


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Ultimate Geek


  #282926 15-Dec-2009 21:11
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Soldier Of Fortune 2! Countless hours spent online

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Ultimate Geek


  #283456 17-Dec-2009 14:49
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8bit kid so it would have to be Boulder Dash or Green Beret

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Master Geek


  #283464 17-Dec-2009 15:22
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Loderunner with the level editor or the Apple ][ version Beer Run

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  #283470 17-Dec-2009 15:50
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Carrier Command

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  #283474 17-Dec-2009 16:04
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Thought of another couple..

Going back to primary school and our trusty Acorn Archemedies:

Lander:



We had another game that the WHOLE class got in on, and we would have competitions every morning tea/lunch.. it was called, Ferver.. cant find anything on it now however.

Pc..
Another world:



i remember being absolutley blown away with the intro to this game.. wish i could use some of the more common "James the nintendo nerd's" famous quotes, on how hard this game is though..

 
 
 
 




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Master Geek


  #283964 19-Dec-2009 09:54
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Lesiure suit Larry?

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Ultimate Geek


  #284472 21-Dec-2009 21:08
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Another World was the first game i played on pc, and a side scrolling shooter called mansion or something where you ran through houses with a shotty blasting zombies. First FPS games were Duke nukem and Quake which both came out the same time or few months apart. One game that got me glued to the monitor was 'Aces of the Deep' Where you commanded a German U-boat in the Atlantic during World War II sinking british shipping. Was fantastic as the campaign was dynamic meaning each time you went on patrol it was different. I played that game for about 2 yrs.




Worst Response To A Crisis:
From a readers' Q and A column in TV GUIDE: "If we get involved in a nuclear war, would the electromagnetic pulses from exploding bombs damage my videotapes?"



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Master Geek


  #288097 8-Jan-2010 12:20
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Reading this thread has brought back some memories of games gone by.

I loved the Command and Conquer series, but the Diablo series will always be tops for me, can't wait for Diablo 3 to be released.

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Ultimate Geek


  #288101 8-Jan-2010 12:37
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Recently went to a LAN party with about 20 of us there and played some hardcore DOTA, Diablo 2, Warcraft 3 etc!

Good times!

Another world was a pretty cool game i agree.


Kaos36: For shame! Id avoid any game where i had to play the filthy Hun on principal! I much prefer those where I have to mow them down!




 


The force is strong with this one!

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Ultimate Geek


  #288120 8-Jan-2010 13:39
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Kaos36: For shame! Id avoid any game where i had to play the filthy Hun on principal! I much prefer those where I have to mow them down!



haha, This Jewish woman once told me in the subsim forums. As i asked her why does she play Silent hunter 3 which is based on german u-boats during WW2 as she lost relatives to the nazis in the death camps, the game does glorify the german uboat sailors. Her answer: 'Its just a game'. She didn't care one bit that she was playing a game where it involves playing as the germans & sinking the allies shipping. So if a jewish woman can play this game I have no shame playing it. :)


 After Aces of the deep came the Silent hunter series first one was based on american submariners, then Silent Hunter 2 and Silent Hunter 3 was on German Uboats, SH-4 went back to Americans v Japanese empire and now Silent hunter 5 which is out sometime this year is back to the German Uboats again.  


This game is really only for navy buffs like myself other gamers will find it totally boring - you can spend hours traveling to your destination in the Atlantic - sinking ships on the way. But gamers have got to check out SH 5 images of the game, just plain awesome. Ubisoft have come a long way from the day to fat pixels & cartoon type colors to now so damn realistic detail thats it close to being there.


Silent Hunter 5 screenshots
http://www.subsim.com/radioroom/showthread.php?t=158877


Silent hunter 5 ingame video (not in english)
http://ubitv.de.ubi.com/?vid=751




I'm friggin dieing here waiting for Silent Hunter 5 to be released.




Worst Response To A Crisis:
From a readers' Q and A column in TV GUIDE: "If we get involved in a nuclear war, would the electromagnetic pulses from exploding bombs damage my videotapes?"



n4

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Ultimate Geek


  #288153 8-Jan-2010 14:54
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Descent & Descent II. I remember being very excited waiting for Descent II to get to a shop near enough for me to buy (grew up in Africa). Although I don't think I ever managed to finish II... still got it hanging around somewhere, even ended up playing it on my modded Xbox.

Loved all the Keen games too. And wasted far too much time playing nethack... although that wasn't necessarily PC based.




Huawei Mate 7, on 2degrees



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Master Geek


  #288162 8-Jan-2010 15:06
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Ultimate Geek


  #288178 8-Jan-2010 15:40
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Kaos36:
 
Kaos36: For shame! Id avoid any game where i had to play the filthy Hun on principal! I much prefer those where I have to mow them down!



haha, This Jewish woman once told me in the subsim forums. As i asked her why does she play Silent hunter 3 which is based on german u-boats during WW2 as she lost relatives to the nazis in the death camps, the game does glorify the german uboat sailors. Her answer: 'Its just a game'. She didn't care one bit that she was playing a game where it involves playing as the germans & sinking the allies shipping. So if a jewish woman can play this game I have no shame playing it. :)


 After Aces of the deep came the Silent hunter series first one was based on american submariners, then Silent Hunter 2 and Silent Hunter 3 was on German Uboats, SH-4 went back to Americans v Japanese empire and now Silent hunter 5 which is out sometime this year is back to the German Uboats again.  


This game is really only for navy buffs like myself other gamers will find it totally boring - you can spend hours traveling to your destination in the Atlantic - sinking ships on the way. But gamers have got to check out SH 5 images of the game, just plain awesome. Ubisoft have come a long way from the day to fat pixels & cartoon type colors to now so damn realistic detail thats it close to being there.


Silent Hunter 5 screenshots
http://www.subsim.com/radioroom/showthread.php?t=158877


Silent hunter 5 ingame video (not in english)
http://ubitv.de.ubi.com/?vid=751




I'm friggin dieing here waiting for Silent Hunter 5 to be released.


Ha im more concerned you were chatting up said jewish lady in the chatrooms you dog!  Probably due to the fact that im english and we never really fought the Japs i have no compunction about playing them in war games!

The Hun, nah. 

Each to their own.




 


The force is strong with this one!

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