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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by Miniman » Sun Aug 09, 2009 4:07 am

Definitely Robocop on the Speccy 128k. Sampled speech(!), the moodiest title music in history (still gives me goosey-bumps) and just a great game to look at and play.
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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by Timothy Lumsden » Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:24 am

is it etiquette to change your vote? I'd like to go for Pang on my Amstrad GX4000 instead. Only real quality game I ever played on Lord Sugar of Chavwood's wavey little box (unless it's not by Ocean - I dont have access to my collection at the moment)

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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by king monkey » Sun Aug 09, 2009 2:56 pm

Defo Robocop on the Speccy. Just for the music.

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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by JetSetWilly » Sun Aug 09, 2009 3:41 pm

Not technically an Ocean game, per se, but it has to be their conversion of Chase H.Q for the humble Speccy. It was technically impossible to produce what they did for the system with that game but somehow they did it. And it had speech in it, so it gets a +1 from me on that.
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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by yakmag » Mon Aug 10, 2009 3:25 am

On the miggy it has to be Batman, like other comments posted earlier it has to be the BEST movie tie-in that Ocean produced, the driving/flying sections are pure class!

On the 64 it has to be Hunchback, takes me right back to the summer of 84, ahh the carefree days, pure gaming nostalgia!!

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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by Groo_the_Wanderer » Mon Aug 10, 2009 2:08 pm

My favourite has to be Match Day 2. I also loved the Ocean stand at computer shows; they were huge and gave out free pens. I like free pens.
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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by forestville » Mon Aug 10, 2009 7:31 pm

its got to be where time stood still on the speccy 128k just for its vastness and freeroaming
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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by bounty bob » Mon Aug 10, 2009 7:49 pm

TFX, one of the best flight sim arcade style games of the 90s. I spent many months mastering the Eurofighter for the 'United Nations Airforce' in readiness for the real thing but alas, they never existed...dagnamit¡

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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by stulec52 » Wed Aug 12, 2009 11:17 pm

Daley Thompson's Decathlon

BUT Ocean missed a trick.
They should have made joysticks too, they'd of made a LOT more cash !

Great game, daily updates in school on every event always made you try it one more time.

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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by khisanth » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:50 am

think its got to be Rainbow Islands for the Amstrad. Great use of colour and a topper coin-op conversion.
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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by jdanddiet » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:20 pm

stulec52 wrote:Daley Thompson's Decathlon

BUT Ocean missed a trick.
They should have made joysticks too, they'd of made a LOT more cash !

Great game, daily updates in school on every event always made you try it one more time.

Stu
they also should have made him black :lol:

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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by Fred83 » Fri Aug 14, 2009 8:22 pm

Batman on the Amiga 500!

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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by Doddsy » Sat Aug 15, 2009 10:56 am

Hunchback for the Oric-1. It was my first computer game and I thought Ocean was an unusual name for a software company!

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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by Dark Reaper » Sat Aug 15, 2009 6:46 pm

Navy SEALs for the C64 is probably my favourite Ocean game. It's the only film tie-in that I can think of where the game is actually vastly superior to the film it's based on. I still dig out my old cartridge from time to time to give it a go (although I'm sure it wasn't quite so hard back in the day).
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Re: From the forum question for issue 68

Post by elmosexwhistle » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:22 am

Pushover! I got it with my Amiga 600 back in the day...funnily enough i didn't realise how massive an advert for quavers the whole thing was...it got alot of play as the other pack-in game (captain planet) was pretty awful!
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