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by thebear
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: games where the original was best
Replies: 77
Views: 2667

Re: games where the original was best

but who decided that being able to race in a totally unrealistic way without needing a brake is better? easier sure, but better? not for me to me though there is too much time between the 2 to call it a sequel for the purposes of this of course a game made 25 years (or whatever later) on an engine g...
by thebear
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: My year of PS2
Replies: 27
Views: 987

Re: My year of PS2

Maximo

3D spiritual Ghosts and Goblins successor (you even end up in your boxers)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJB0gkbsvWs
by thebear
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: games where the original was best
Replies: 77
Views: 2667

Re: games where the original was best

Knights of the Old Republic
Baldurs gate Dark Alliance
Operation Wolf
The Force Unleashed
by thebear
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Movies that never got games
Replies: 54
Views: 919

Re: Movies that never got games

One of the biggest surprises to me was that there were never any Police Academy games, these films seemed ripe for a video game adaptation - so many possibilities! http://waffleon.podbean.com/mf/web/4ncfb5/PApicture.jpg While seeing if I could find one I came across this which is pretty cool!! http...
by thebear
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: GPD Win
Replies: 27
Views: 525

Re: GPD Win

I have a GPD XD which I love, may look at getting one of these also if the prices drop when the Win 2 comes out
by thebear
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's your favourite Universal arcade game?
Replies: 14
Views: 348

Re: What's your favourite Universal arcade game?

Mr Do

Have even had the pleasure of playing one "in the wild" so to speak a few times last few years when have been to the Isle of Wight
by thebear
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The return of mascot games
Replies: 16
Views: 284

Re: The return of mascot games

Bring Back Horace!
by thebear
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24020
Views: 468136

Re: What are you currently playing?

recently got myself a GPD XD, very happy with is, much better than th S7800B I already had

currently playing FFVIII (giving it another go, completed it when it came out, but was one of those slightly disappointed as loved FFVII so much) and LoZ Minish Cap gfor the first time
by thebear
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's your favourite Tecmo arcade game?
Replies: 18
Views: 341

Re: What's your favourite Tecmo arcade game?

Bomb Jack then the World Cup

Although I can still feel that rollerball pinching my palm, ouch!
by thebear
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Quintessential Games
Replies: 35
Views: 895

Re: Quintessential Games

Which games for you are, *the* quintessential game of its type : for instance, THE platformer that defines platform gaming for you, is as complete and fulfilling as it can be for that genre? The quintessential shoot 'em up? The quintessential adventure? etc. So choose one game for each category : 1...
by thebear
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: A Game I Wish To Remember
Replies: 17
Views: 477

Re: A Game I Wish To Remember

This I did not know. The only one I've played was Dark Alliance on GBA, which I liked. I always thought the PC games were much the same. Are the Dark Alliance games on PC too? Baldurs Gate gameplay - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tP4PYHDzEdM I don't believe the Dark Alliance games made it to pc
by thebear
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: A Game I Wish To Remember
Replies: 17
Views: 477

Re: A Game I Wish To Remember

Baldurs Gate (1,2 Icewind Dale etc) is a tradition Western RPG ala Fallout etc, predecessor of Neverwinter NIghts

Baldurs Gate Dark Alliance is an hack n slash action rpg ala Diablo

two completely different series and genres
by thebear
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Your fave FPS series
Replies: 27
Views: 843

Re: Your fave FPS series

ok Half LIfe (and I include Counter Strike)

very narrowly beating Halo, CoD and Battlefield by not havign a single game in the series that I don't absolutely love
by thebear
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Your fave FPS series
Replies: 27
Views: 843

Re: Your fave FPS series

This is gonna need some real thinking about!
by thebear
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Your fave adventure game
Replies: 28
Views: 882

Re: Your fave adventure game

I pretty much missed this entire genres golden hour in my gaming dark period so would have to vote The Walking Dead which I assume counts