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From the forum issue 116 Best LucasArts game

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:54 am

For the letters page. Tell us your favourite and why.
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Post by jdanddiet » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:51 am

The original Jedi Knight because for the first time it actually felt like you were in a Star Wars game, and it had John Williams' fantastic music
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Post by The Laird » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:17 am

For me it has to be Ballblazer, although Rescue On Fractalus runs it pretty close. The Atari 7800 version in particular is stunning and a great example of what that machine can do in the right hands. The Grid Theme remains one of my favourite chip tunes from the 8-bit generation.

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Post by lebopski » Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:40 am

Got to be Day of the Tentacle.

First game I ever played after recieving my Soundblaster one xmas.

Watched the intro (can still quote it word for word) and picked myself up off the floor around Boxing Day teatime.

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Post by ncf1 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:15 pm

Monkey Island 2: Le Chuck's Revenge. The entire direction of adventures changed after this, and so many attempted to replicate it, better it or match and none even came close. The most influential adventure game of all time in my opinion.

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Post by PaulEMoz » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:14 pm

Grim Fandango. Yeah, so it was a bit clunky sometimes. But the amazing atmosphere, superb storyline and brilliant characters combined to make a truly memorable gaming experience.

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Post by antsbull » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:18 pm

For me it is definitely Rogue Squadron 2: Rogue Leader - a game that still looks and plays brilliant today, 12 years after it was released. The first Star Wars game that completely fulfilled the promise of putting you in the Star Wars movies, and it actually being like it was in the movie. Getting to take on Star Destroyers in the Battle of Endor and then fly through the innards of Death Star #2 was unbelievable for a Star Wars fanboy.

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Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:18 pm

Impossible to split Monkey Island 1 & 2. Two genuine all time classics and they still have the best cast of characters we have ever seen in gaming.

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Post by AmigaJay » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:13 pm

Monkey Islands without a doubt

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Post by Mayhem » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:19 pm

Flibble... erm... let's go with TIE Fighter on the PC. Massive depth, highly challenging, Emperor's Hand missions, and as repeatedly proven, it's more fun to play as the bad guys...
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Post by snowkatt » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:36 pm

jedi academy for me
even though i am probably in the minority on that one ( again )
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Post by Spacepatrol » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:53 am

Zak Mckracken.. I spent hours putting the nose-glasses on and taking them off again. :)

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Re: From the forum issue 116 Best LucasArts game

Post by pantal00ns » Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:29 am

Would go for Outlaws.

Was into my FPS's around that time, and lets face it its the wild west!

Spaghetti westerns and in particular Mr Eastwood may have had an influence.

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Post by pforson » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:59 am

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis.

It encapsulated the feel of the Indy Films extremely well, looked and sounded great and was a joy to play. Sure, the same could be said for all of the Lucasarts adventures, but I always felt there was something more 'complete' about FOA. I also wanted to become an Archeologist, which probably swayed my opinion! :)
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Re: From the forum issue 116 Best LucasArts game

Post by paranoid marvin » Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:56 pm

The Secret of Monkey Island - the second best Lucasarts game I've ever played!
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