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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by Smurph » Fri Sep 09, 2011 10:51 pm

If you'd asked me a year or so ago, I'd have answered Auf Wiedersehen Monty without doubt. I'm torn though, since about a year ago when Splat! came up in the retroleague, and it reminded me of a game I'd forgoteen and barely played. I got so into it again having not played it a huge amount back in the day, and it's bloody fantastic.
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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by AmigaJay » Sat Sep 10, 2011 8:23 am

Probably played Emlyn Hughes International Soccer the most so I'll plump for that bugs an all!

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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by webding » Sat Sep 10, 2011 8:31 am

Never had a Speccy, but I played Target: Renegade and Match Day II to death at my mate's house, so I'll cheat and say that I can't choose between those. They were both ace in their own right, but became pretty much perfect in two-player...even when you 'accidentally' kicked your partner in the back of a head, then happened to pick up the weapon they were previously holding (Renegade, obviously; Match Day wasn't a South American footy sim.)

I was also pretty jealous of The Great Escape and Where Time Stood Still, given the poor or non-existent C64 versions.

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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by Matt_B » Sat Sep 10, 2011 4:28 pm

This week I'll go for... Chaos.

A brilliantly designed, if somewhat unfinished, game that's very easy to pick up, yet not lacking in depth. You've just got to love giant gooey blobs, first round lightning bolts, and illusory dragons; well, unless you're on the receiving end of them. Mainly though it's progressively more fun with the more players who take part.

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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by lanky316 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 4:51 pm

The Hobbit, that game led to me getting the book and as a result helped begin my love of reading.
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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by JetSetWilly » Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:40 pm

Oh, bloody hell, there's so many! Do I choose Chase HQ, Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters, Magicland Dizzy or 3D Deathchase?

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Post by jdanddiet » Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:51 pm

JetSetWilly wrote:Oh, bloody hell, there's so many! Do I choose Chase HQ, Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters, Magicland Dizzy or 3D Deathchase?

EFTPOTRM ta. No, wait, Chase HQ. No, wait....
Not the obvious choice then? :D
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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by deadpan666 » Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:10 pm

Only one???? Argh!! *Brain explodes*
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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by Jonathan » Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:44 pm

Halls of the Things is not just my favourite Spectrum game, it is my favourite game of all time, on any platform. Released in 1983, it had horrendous controls, awful graphics and no sound at all, yet it was still amazing. Gameplay distilled to its purest form.
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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by joefish » Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:51 pm

Mire Mare wrote:Chase HQ 2 still manages to amaze me when I see it. One of the best arcade conversions for the Speccy and it's more fun than the arcade original.
Now I think about it, the conversion of Commando was another great one for the Speccy, much more playable than the arcade game.

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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by The Laird » Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:27 pm

Pretty hard one to answer but I just can't look past Back To Skool. Skooldaze was just wonderful and so original but its sequal just took the game that little bit further. Its a crying shame no more sequals were made.

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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by jdanddiet » Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:03 pm

Jagfest_UK wrote:Pretty hard one to answer but I just can't look past Back To Skool. Skooldaze was just wonderful and so original but its sequal just took the game that little bit further. Its a crying shame no more sequals were made.
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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by BennyTheGreek » Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:16 pm

Antics, Starquake, Highway Encounter, Bomb Jack........

Dont think I could choose between these.....

But If you fancy pushing me into a corner...and the game I play the most on emulators.......

Bruce Lee :shock:

There are hundreds of really good games on the spec

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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by forestville » Mon Sep 12, 2011 11:30 pm

Where Time Stood Still is a clear favorite, with Operation wolf and Cybernoid 2 not far behind
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Re: From the forum Issue 95

Post by forestville » Mon Sep 12, 2011 11:31 pm

Where Time Stood Still is a clear favorite, with Operation wolf and Cybernoid 2 not far behind
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