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From the forum question for Issue 30

Post by Szczepaniak » Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:17 am

It's that time again. :)

This month's question:
Which game would you forget, in order to play again fresh?

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Post by Opa-Opa » Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:31 am

Baldur's Gate for me, the first time you play through it has a great story but going back for seconds it becomes a bit text heavy...
Would be great to be able to read it all for the first time again.

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Post by Duddyroar » Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:32 am

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, with a shadow of a doubt. Playing it the first time around was a real joy and I envy anyone who has yet to experience it. Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past on the SNES comes a very close second.
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Post by Morkin » Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:57 am

Kurushi for the Playstation. An outstanding puzzle game, that might look basic on the outside, but is a true classic in every way. And the haunting soundtrack just adds to the whole experience.

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Post by kaiserpc » Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:00 am

Can I pick two ....

okay, 1st one (obvious choice) Final Fantasy VII - I've played through it 3 or 4 times, but nothing beats the first time through. Plus you know all the cut scenes (although you can skip them).

2nd one (was going to be Ultima VII part II, but ....), is Privateer 2: The Darkening. The only space sim I've played that is better than Elite. Anyway, I can't bring myself to play this again because I know the story. I can still see the end scene now.
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Post by revgiblet » Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:15 am

ICO. I wasn't expecting a great deal the first time I played it, so was totally overwhelmed by what an emotional and awesome experience it is. I started playing it again but it wasn't the same without the sense of wonder at each new environment.
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Post by Smurph » Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:16 am

I'd be inclined to go for a story led game such as Secret of Mana or Legend of Zelda: A Link to the past, but instead what actually sticks in my mind is the immediate rush of playing Pandemonium on the PS1 for the first time. I nearly wet myself laughing because the play mechanics felt so fresh and fun at the time.
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Post by psj3809 » Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:18 am

Bruce Lee - Such an easy game to complete but the first time i ever played it i was amazed by the gameplay/screens and loved it.

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Post by Dudley » Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:35 am

All of them, thanks to my crippling amnesia.
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Post by Demonblaze » Mon Sep 18, 2006 7:00 am

A little known PD game for the Amiga by the name of Arm Chair Assassain 2. It was a shoot-em up that you controled via the mouse. Characters were modeled after the spice girls, telly tubbies, ronald mcdonald, bill gates and more. Plus there was an editor so you could make your own! Then there was the crazy weapons, laser beam, flame thrower, lightning bolts, etc. Playing for the first time is such a great novelty, however after a while it did get a little boreing. Shame it didn't have the longetivity of zombie apocolypse :wink:
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Post by khisanth » Mon Sep 18, 2006 7:36 am

Oh definitely Bards Tale and blank my mind to being back in the late 80's so I could REALLY enjoy it!
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Post by SirClive » Mon Sep 18, 2006 8:02 am

OK, it isn't retro and it isn't cool, but I would say Star Wars Lego. It's the first time I have got my girlfriend to play games (and apart from Star Wars Lego II, the only time). It's the 2nd best thing that 2 consenting adults can do whilst naked.
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Post by Dudley » Mon Sep 18, 2006 8:07 am

All of them, thanks to my crippling amnesia.
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Post by Szczepaniak » Mon Sep 18, 2006 8:10 am

Dudley wrote:All of them, thanks to my crippling amnesia.
Dudley wrote:All of them, thanks to my crippling amnesia.
:lol:

Nicely done Dudley, that made me chuckle.

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Post by bazza6891 » Mon Sep 18, 2006 8:21 am

:D Exhumed on the Sega Saturn :D

For some reason this game got me hooked big time - To negotiate the underwater level, and trying to find all of the Team dolls again would be hell of a challenge. :!:

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