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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by necronom » Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:18 pm

Oh crap! How do I answer this one? It's Paradroid, or Uridium, or Impossible Mission, or The Last Ninja, or Ghostbusters, or Leaderboard... How many answers were we allowed?
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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by Dizrythmia » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:25 pm

Jack The Nipper. I played it at a friend's house & enjoyed it so much it prompted me to buy the superior Amstrad version. Everything on the Amstrad was superior though ;)

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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by van » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:56 pm

Too bad America never really knew ya!

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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:24 pm

Almost impossible question, could easily pick 20!

After much thought I will go for Last Ninja 2, brilliant game, awesome graphics, superb sound.......and you got a ninja mask and a really cool (and mildly dangerous) plastic shuriken!!
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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by bsg » Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:30 pm

It just HAS to be The Last Ninja for me... tight graphics, sweet music and them BA^%ARD STONES THAT TAKE ME 58 ATTEMPTS TO CROSS :evil:
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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by forestville » Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:33 pm

it has to be Loco

if only for the music alone, a great game
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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by Mire Mare » Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:33 pm

I've chosen Bruce Lee, one of the first and best games I bought for my beloved C64. It's a game that kept me playing for weeks, months and, incredibly, I go back to play it even now, many years later. Bruce Lee blends perfectly different approaches to gameplay and exemplifies the adage that the whole game is greater than the sum of it's parts.

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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by Mayhem » Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:42 pm

HalcyonDaze00 wrote:After much thought I will go for Last Ninja 2, brilliant game, awesome graphics, superb sound.......and you got a ninja mask and a really cool (and mildy dangerous) plastic shuriken!!
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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by fulgenzio » Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:51 pm

Bubble Bobble, because i always played it with my father

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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by markopoloman » Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:42 am

That question borders on impossible to answer!
Armalyte was fantastic - but it's predecessor the one I still play today....... Delta.

I was always amazed that Zzap!64 almost slated it (with from memory a mid 70's score) as I thought it was far far better than Stavros Fasoulas' Sanxion. The graphics were amazing and that music that lasted forever by Rob Hubbard was the best ever on the machine. As for a memory test - oh yes, and I still remember the levels attack patterns to this day.

So, Delta is the best game on the C64 :mrgreen:
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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by Havantgottaclue » Tue Mar 29, 2011 5:54 am

Aside from the obvious Wizball, Turrican (2), Armalyte etc. I'd actually put a word in for Traz here. I played that for hours, mostly with my Dad on the two-player simultaneous option.
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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by djcarlos » Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:46 am

Fiendish Freddie's Big Top O' Fun

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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by webding » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:04 am

HalcyonDaze00 wrote:Almost impossible question, could easily pick 20!

After much thought I will go for Last Ninja 2, brilliant game, awesome graphics, superb sound.......and you got a ninja mask and a really cool (and mildy dangerous) plastic shuriken!!
Yeah. It came with what was effectively a balaclava and offensive weapon. System 3: subverting the kids since, well, before it became almost compulsory if you wanted the press.

bsg wrote:It just HAS to be The Last Ninja for me... tight graphics, sweet music and them BA^%ARD STONES THAT TAKE ME 58 ATTEMPTS TO CROSS :evil:
58? You some sort of genius? I think it took me 58 months...only to find there were yet more of the feckers on level 2. And that's one of the many reasons why the sequel was better for me.

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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by psj3809 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:18 am

Through gritted teeth i'll have to say Rambo. The Speccy version was pretty poor but the C64 version played very well, great soundtrack and was very good.

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Re: From the Forum Issue 89

Post by Smurph » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:17 am

I'm a bit shocked nobody has gone for Mayhem in Monsterland, a truly stunning game that shouldn't have been able to run on the inferior-to-Spectrum C64. I've got a bit of a soft spot for Suicide Express, too.
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