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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:48 pm

What's your favourite isometric game?
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Post by Bub&Bob » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:51 pm

Molecule Man on C64 - Yes, its crap but I don't care!
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Post by IronMaidenRule » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:51 pm

Crusader No Remorse on the PS1, fantastic isometric sci-fi shooter!

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Post by thevulture » Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:01 pm

XCOM:The Battlescape Terror sites, Crash sites and Alien Bases were just (and still are)..amazing.Real feeling of fear and tension, espically in the early stages as your wildly outgunned by alien tech.Often imitated, never bettered.

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Post by ipmarks » Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:42 pm

Knight Lore.
That game just amazed me, I'd never seen anything like it before. Ant Attack had already impressed me, but the graphics of Knight Lore were something else. Just the way you could move tables around was brilliant - I was easily impressed in the 80's.
Still a superb game today, and one of the few Spectrum games I ever finished (without cheating).

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Post by necronom » Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:53 pm

That's a really difficult question. It's either UFO: Enemy Unknown, Breach II, or Head Over Heels.
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Post by McBoosh » Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:07 pm

Cool Spot 2: Spot goes to Hollywood.

Mainly because it is a big pile of sh!t

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Post by ncf1 » Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:37 pm

Without question I would say maybe Pooyan.

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Post by jdanddiet » Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:48 pm

The Great Escape. Atmosphere you can spoon with a shovel.
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Post by r0jaws » Wed Dec 22, 2010 5:28 pm

Definitely Fairlight on the Speccy. I just couldn't get enough of that "3D" world, to me it was like being there. It was so atmospheric, and all the objects handled realistically. I still play it today, and get just as far as I always used to. But I still love it.

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Post by sirclive1 » Wed Dec 22, 2010 6:56 pm

Crikey - what a question to ask , I am torn between 3d Ant Attack , Movie and Quazatron , both amazing , i'm going to say Quazatron as its got something special that i can't explain .
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Post by Servbot » Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:41 pm

Sonic 3D on the Megadrive, Not the best Sonic game by far, but the visuals kept me playing.

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Post by davekam » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:52 pm

Ninja Gaiden for NES. (It was kind of isometric)

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Post by pantal00ns » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:11 am

Quazatron - Just a fun game if a little hard for crap gamer like myself.

2nd best - Great Escape brilliantly executed (Pun intended), you could almost be Steve McQueen for a day. Although playing it with a Baseball glove proved a little awkward.

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Post by kelp7 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:56 am

Wizardry by The Edge on the C64, fiendishly difficult, massively atmospheric and each enemy had its own piece of music which made it terrifying when you entered certain rooms and you knew what you would be up against before you saw it then frantically trying to choose the right spell. Otherwise my vote goes to Panther, also on the C64, an incredible game considering it was a budget title with a classic soundtrack.
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