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Topic # 87991 12-Aug-2011 12:24
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Someone asking about Boulderdash, got me thinking of games that I used to play years ago.  

Some games I used to play were:

Dropzone
Pole Position
ET (on an Atari 400)
Streets of Rage
Ecco the Dolphin
River Rescue
Boulderdash
and lots of others that I can't remember the names of.

What games did you play?  

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  Reply # 505459 12-Aug-2011 12:32
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LOL... you really want to know my list from the past 25 years of gaming ? ;)

My favs were on my Amiga...

Escape From Colditz
F18 interceptor
Full Contact
Pirates
....way too many to remember :)




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  Reply # 505468 12-Aug-2011 12:43
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Sonic the Hedgehog (any of the series) on the Sega Mega Drive.

On the PC, it's got to be Carmageddon.

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  Reply # 505475 12-Aug-2011 12:59
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Pharoes Curse (c64)
Bruce Lee (c64)
Blue Max (c64)
Jumpman (first game for my flash 1541 floppy drive!!)
Elite (amiga)
Silkworm (amiga)
R-Type (amiga)
Taipan (only allowed game on schools crappy BBC micro's)

Hmmm, might be showing my age a bit Foot in mouth

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  Reply # 505502 12-Aug-2011 13:49
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Ghostbusters (c64) played it for hours




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  Reply # 505512 12-Aug-2011 13:57
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Mattnzl:
Taipan (only allowed game on schools crappy BBC micro's)

Hmmm, might be showing my age a bit Foot in mouth


LOL I remember the BBC's from intermediate... had an educational game called "Dinorsaur Discovery", loved it :)
Was another too where you had so many days to build a boat or something to get off an island.... cant remember the name tho :(





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  Reply # 505531 12-Aug-2011 14:09
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There was a Net Yaroze game that I got on one of those Playstation magazine demo discs called "Gravitation".
FUNNEST GAME EVER!!


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  Reply # 505532 12-Aug-2011 14:09
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Lemmings sega master sys
sonic sega master sys
Battlezone speccy (look tens of polygons per second!)
Jetpac speccy
Doom pc

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  Reply # 505543 12-Aug-2011 14:21
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Bobble Bubble
Gauntlet
Test Drive
IKari Warriors
Boulderdash
LodeRunner 
Outrun

Many many hours wasted on the C64 :)

 

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  Reply # 505545 12-Aug-2011 14:22
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Who could forget "Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards"

One of the first (blue) PC role-playing games.

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  Reply # 505728 12-Aug-2011 19:59
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When I was younger I used to play games like this on my PS1:

Driver
Gran Turismo 1&2
Spyro
Crash Bandicoot
James Bond

Even further back in the day when I was like 5yrs old on the Sega Master System II: (sorta forgotten the names of the others) lol

Alex Kidd (Built into the system)
Sonic The Hedgehog
Batman

Games on the pc from say 2000-2007:

Battlefield 2
Grand Theft Auto 3, Vice City, San Andreas
Need For Speed Underground 1&2, Most Wanted, Carbon
Company Of Heroes
The Sims
Flight Simulator
Serious Sam II
Far Cry (Xbox & PC)





 

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  Reply # 505732 12-Aug-2011 20:27
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Age of Empire ll The Conquerors - zone closed down and have not played it now.





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  Reply # 505753 12-Aug-2011 20:49
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Ah, memories...

Amstrad CPC6128:
Rainbow Islands
Barbarian
Rick Dangerous I/II
Sorcery
Gryzor
Prince of Persia
Head over Heels
Rampage
Renegade
Solomon's Key
Ghosts and Goblins
Operation Wolf
Oh Mummy

C64:
Bubble Bobble
Ikari Warriors
Boulderdash
Armalyte
Gauntlet
Skate or Die
California Games
Summer/Winter Games
The Last Ninja I/II

Amiga:
Turrican II
Gods
Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge II
Another World
Flashback
Moonstone
Mortal Kombat
R-Type
Chaos Engine
Speedball 2
Cannon Fodder
Lemmings
IK+

Lots more... getting hard to remember some of the names!




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  Reply # 505754 12-Aug-2011 20:50
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EliteII - Frontier.

In fact, sometimes for a laugh, I still fire that up under DOSBox.

God I'm old.




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  Reply # 505766 12-Aug-2011 21:22
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OMG I suspect my boulderdash question got this started, I considered starting it myself:

Commando
Elite
Police Quest
Hero Quest
Syndicate (original) (man I wish they would update it)
Ghosts and Goblins
F29 Retaliator (best most responsive flight game ever)

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  Reply # 505779 12-Aug-2011 21:44
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Commodore Pet - Money
BBC PC - Asteroids, Pacman and Defender
PC - Lemmings, Doom, AOE and Dungeon Keeper
Too many others to remember
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