From the forum - Issue 85

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From the forum - Issue 85

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:19 am

Gaming resolutions
Yes it's early but we're on a tight deadline ;)

What retro game do you resolve to finish in 2011 and why?
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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by Fred83 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:21 am

Simcity.

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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by DeadZoo » Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:55 am

Starflight on the Megadrive.Back when it came out I played it for weeks and weeks and got to what turned out to be the very end of the game , but couldn't work out what to do and had to return to to my mate .
Well it WAS his copy!
I have my own one now so hopefully have the free time to finish it.
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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by ncf1 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:58 am

Shadow of The Beast II on the Amiga without cheating. Because I feel lesser of a man otherwise.

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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by pantal00ns » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:03 am

GTA San Andreas - for no particular reason

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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by thevulture » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:16 am

Metriod:Zero Mission (GBA).Why? Because i foolishly passed it up at the time and it was`nt until RG covered it, i took any interest.Got some catching up to do.

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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by fgasking » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:21 am

First Samurai on the C64, known about it for years but only really just started to play it. Very large game and a lot of fun - sort of a martial arts version of Turrican.
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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by the_hawk » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:25 am

Not so much to complete a game, but to get a respectable score on Missile Command.

As much as I love the game I am absolutely terrible at it & seeing World Record holder Tony Temple play the game at R3Play has really inspired me to learn how to play it properly.
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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by JetSetWilly » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:32 am

Any. I've got so many to start/finish, that I'll be retired or buried before I do :lol:
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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by noobish hat » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:33 am

Symphony of the Night, because I have like 4 copies of it, but I've never played it, even though I love Circle of the Moon.
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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by Miketendo » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:37 am

Shatterhand for NES. I still to this day cannot get past the last level.

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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by Morkin » Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:26 pm

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX because I bought it ages ago, played it for an hour, then put it back in my gaming cupboard never to be touched again. I feel ashamed every time I open that cupboard & see that box looking back at me.

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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by ipmarks » Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:57 pm

Zelda: Ocarina of Time. It's just the game I always wish I'd finished, but have never seemed to get very far into. Partly through time constraints, and partly through my own badness at the game. Have always been jealous of those who talk about the later levels, I want to be part of that crowd.

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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

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

Final Fantasy VII. I played through to the big battle with Proud Clod (about 40 hours of play!) back in '97 but hadn't levelled up enough so couldn't beat him. 2 years later I started from scratch and played about 30-odd hours only for a mishap with a memory card to scupper me again. FFVII is in my top 5 games of all time but I still haven't seen the end. I can't let it get to 15 years without completing the game so 2011 has to be the year!
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Re: From the forum - Issue 85

Post by r0jaws » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:22 pm

Pocket Bomberman for the GameBoy Colour. Just because I'm surprised how good it actually is, and I haven't been able to put it down since I bought it.

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