Hot Topic - Best Julian Gollop game

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Best Julian Gollop game

Chaos
6
18%
Laser Squad
6
18%
Rebelstar
10
30%
UFO Enemy Unknown
8
24%
Laser Squad Nemesis
0
No votes
Rebelstar Tactical Command
3
9%
 
Total votes: 33

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Hot Topic - Best Julian Gollop game

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:37 pm

Can't fit them all in, but choose from the following

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Post by psj3809 » Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:40 pm

Rebelstar I and II - Superb strategy game and amazing it was only 1.99 ! First strategy games i really liked

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Post by necronom » Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:23 pm

UFO: Enemy Unknown. It's one of the best games I ever bought on the Amiga. I also bought Laser Squad, which was very good as well. I don't know if I realised at the time, that both were designed by the same person.
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Post by thevulture » Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:38 pm

Damn tricky one, but for most hours absorbed by it, UFO:enemy Unknown (Aka Xcom).The pinncle of what had gone before it (Rebelstar,Laser squad etc) bet the forthcoming Reboot is not a ruddy patch on this timeless classic-Visual may age, but gameplay, still as amazing as ever.

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Post by jdanddiet » Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:44 pm

Chaos just edges it...closely followed by all the others :D
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Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Jul 13, 2010 2:21 pm

Depends if we're talking single or multi-player

For single player there's little to compare with X-Com
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Post by Freestyler » Wed Jul 14, 2010 4:25 am

On playtime alone it'd have to be Rebelstar! All of those games on the list own so hard.
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Post by Morkin » Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:53 pm

I think I'd have to go for Rebelstar Tactical Command. Great game indeed.

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Post by Chinnico » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:52 pm

A very tough one.
There was a time when I wanted to clone myself just to be able to play Laser Squad on my Amiga versus a human opponent everyday, therefore this game got my vote.

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Post by batman877 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 3:40 am

Laser Squad for me - it was amazing on every platform it was released for, a true classic.

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Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:47 am

Laser Squad v UFO Enemy Unknown is a very tough choice so I will sit on the fence and say Laser Squad for two player game and UFO for single player.......but I voted for UFO.

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Post by uglifruit » Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:10 pm

Did anyone other than my brother and I actually buy Laser Squad Nemesis? It's pretty darned good.
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Post by Rev. Stuart Campbell » Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:47 am

Got to be Rebelstar for its very early sandbox qualities (come on, who didn't try to beat the game while also mowing all the grass?), and for the astonishing value.

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Post by nokgod » Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:40 pm

Morkin wrote:I think I'd have to go for Rebelstar Tactical Command. Great game indeed.
Haven't put much time into any of the others, so this gets it by default!
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Re: Hot Topic - Best Julian Gollop game

Post by Nreive » Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:12 am

So hard to choose one. UFO is without doubt an excellent game and Rebelstar is a fine example of the genre, however, I'm going to have to stick with my all time fave game Laser Squad. Julian Gollop took his previous efforts to an all new level with Laser Squad and it played great on all the main gaming platforms at the time. A superb sci-fi strategy game - the expansion packs were great fun too.

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