Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

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Best Lemmings Game

Lemmings
48
83%
Lemmings 2
7
12%
3D Lemmings
2
3%
Lemmings Revolution
0
No votes
Lemmings PSN
1
2%
 
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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:17 am

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Re: Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

Post by the_hawk » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:10 am

The first one, the original and the best. Like many many other series they lost it big time when it went 3D.

I did like that Xmas Spin off they did too, some great Crimbo tunes in that one.
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Post by fgasking » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:23 am

The first was probably the most iconic, and the one which blew everyone away (myself included) when first released. Waited a very long time until I finally got my C64 conversion! (3 years to be precise!)
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Re: Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

Post by thevulture » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:35 am

Def.The original.Friends and i lost hours to the blighter.Some devious level design in there.Been meaning to pick it up on PSP, but having honed my 'skills' on an ST and mouse control, not sure how it`ll fare, control wise.

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Re: Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

Post by ipmarks » Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:55 pm

I never owned an Amiga in the early 90's, so didn't get into Lemmings until I got it for MS-DOS much later, by that time it was quite an old game, and I had a 'slightly less than legal' copy of Lemmings 2, so I have voted for that as it was my first experience of the game.

Later I got into Lemmings (the first game) late into my SNES's life, when Woolworths sold the cartridge off cheap. Both fantastic games, and agree with earlier posters who said it never worked in 3D.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:12 pm

The original game got it right first time, subsequent revisits to the series have essentially broken its simplicity.
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Post by SirClive » Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:14 pm

The original. Like many of this type of game I don't think the sequels adding anything that was really needed.
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Re: Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

Post by Seadog74 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:46 pm

Does Lomax count as a Lemmings game? If not the original on the amiga.

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Post by necronom » Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:52 pm

Lomax? I've never heard of that one.

I went for the first game. The second was very good, but the first was so amazing at the time, and that's the one I'd always put on first given a choice. I never did get to the end of it.
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Re: Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

Post by bsg » Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:20 am

Definately the original. None of the sequels gave you as much feeling of acomplishment as completing a level on the first one...
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Post by retrogarden » Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:43 am

I voted for Lemmings 2. I enjoyed it immensely, probably more than the first game. Loved the new skills including the totally pointless Pole Vaulter! Also Amiga & ST versions had different levels!
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Re: Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

Post by kelp7 » Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:08 am

The original Lemmings - pretty much signified the start of a new genre of gaming
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Re: Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

Post by markopoloman » Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:59 am

Lemmings 2 was fantastic - but nothing can top Lemmings 1. My kids love it when I boot it up on the Amiga.......LET'S GO!
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Re: Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

Post by lanky316 » Thu Nov 25, 2010 10:49 am

Trbies for me, the origninal hit the nail but I used to get way too much fun practicing with the fairly useless skills in practice mode for Tribes. Superlem flying around then running out of power just to drop miles to a messy death, muahahahaha!
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Re: Hot Topic - BEst Lemmings game

Post by Kai » Thu Nov 25, 2010 11:36 am

For me, it'll always be the first one. The Lemmings look super cute, the level design is great and the soundtrack is just wonderful.
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