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Kai
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Post by Kai » Mon Jul 17, 2006 7:19 am

No.1) Trying to play ALL games that my friend got with his garage-sale-C64-purchase which came along with more than 600 games! We played more than 28 hours, making breaks only for eating. We didn't quite make it, but I'm still proud of it :wink:

No.2) Surviving the 10.000 metres on DECATHLON. (My hand still has weals...)

No.3) Defeating the end boss in BUBBLE BOBBLE a few days ago with the help of my girlfriend. (Actually, this should be No.1)

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Post by frank grimes » Mon Jul 17, 2006 7:49 am

Completing Project X on the Amiga. Did that when I was in my early teens, and have tried since to finish it again. Sadly I am now bobbins at it and can only struggle to the end of the second level.
Giving it 100%, 60% of the time.

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drewbar
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Post by drewbar » Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:01 am

Completing Seabase Delta on the C64 with my mate. It was the first text adventure we tackled. Completed it in a weekend but should have been studying for exams!
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CrookedMouth
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Post by CrookedMouth » Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:42 pm

I was twelve, I finished the 2600 version of Raiders of the Lost Ark. It's almost sad, the feeling of acomplishment that went with it.

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Post by fgasking » Tue Jul 18, 2006 4:27 am

Completing Ghostbusters on the C64 and seeing the spectacular ending - the first game I had ever completed at the age of 8 without cheats! :)
Hunting and reporting on lost/unreleased games...

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Post by psj3809 » Tue Jul 18, 2006 4:38 am

Being one of the best players on Match Day II for the Speccy ! 21-0 on the hardest level ! Used to love that game back in the day

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Post by Cornelius » Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:09 am

Completing Balloon Kid on the gameboy when I was 8.

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Post by vic26 » Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:44 am

completing Duke Nukem the original platform game on the PC - All by myself and was too young to know about cheat codes then as well!- First game I ever finished.

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Post by mrdlf » Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:45 am

In my youth - finishing the Speccy versions of Atic Atac, Sabre Wulf, and Underwurlde

My gaming skills have now diminshed somewhat !!!

Ultimate Play The Game ruled !!!!

DAZ

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Post by golgo13 » Tue Jul 18, 2006 8:00 am

Being able to complete Robocop and Midnight Resistance in one credit.

Completing Virtual Cop with 2 credits (6 lives a credit) - I only needed the second credit on the 2 stage final boss. Bloody Apache.

Being able to get the end game boss in Heavy Barrel with a single credit.

Playing Star Force on a single credit for about 40 minutes.

Looping the score for Target Renegade on the +3 back to zero.

Taking a fully armed 6 man CT team out on cs_747 using my mp5 after the rest of my team died in the inital rush.

I don't have many lately but then its been to hot to play games in the games room at home.

Out of them I would say completing Virtual Cop as it was physically knackering and I had such a rush while playing it.
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Post by The Master » Tue Jul 18, 2006 9:58 am

getting off level 1 of Pac-Man without losing a life

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The Last Ginja
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Post by The Last Ginja » Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:09 am

Beating Ghostbusters on the C64 for the 1st time.........last month, 20 + years after I first got the game :oops:

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Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:11 am

The Last Ginja wrote:Beating Ghostbusters on the C64 for the 1st time.........last month, 20 + years after I first got the game :oops:
Was it the article in RG last month that made you try again?
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Post by pantal00ns » Tue Jul 18, 2006 11:18 am

Getting Skooldaze to load on my Speccy after my dog had buried it in his basket.

Tape head twiddling fun.....

And I thought they were mans best friend, he could have buried Stonkers instead, it might have crashed less!

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Post by RetroTrader.Com » Tue Jul 18, 2006 11:46 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:
RetroTrader.Com wrote:Easy this one for me ...

Re-releasing Ant Attack and all the other great Spectrum (and soon C64 and Amiga) games back into the shops in an OFFICIAL LICENSED compliation version CD this August !!
I don't suppose you got the Ultimate or Codemasters games?

I'd buy for sure if I could have a legit copy of those.
Anything can happen now we are in the game properly....... :wink:

Time will tell !

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