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Post by Dark Reaper » Wed Mar 21, 2007 11:28 am

I'm going to choose Smash TV as my favourite. I've never been a massive fan of scrolling shooters but I adore this type (I'm including Robotron & Geometry Wars as joint second place).
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Post by pottyboy » Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:09 pm

Dragon Blaze is an awesome shooter. I play this one quite a lot in MAME.
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Post by Dwayne Dibley » Wed Mar 21, 2007 2:37 pm

Can't believe no-one's gone for Fantasy Zone yet , as it always seems to be mentioned when people mention fav. games - I've played it in MAME and to be honest , I can't see what the fuss is about

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Mar 21, 2007 3:31 pm

Dwayne Dibley wrote:Can't believe no-one's gone for Fantasy Zone yet , as it always seems to be mentioned when people mention fav. games - I've played it in MAME and to be honest , I can't see what the fuss is about
You really need to watch Weekend Gamer Episode 5
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Post by paranoid marvin » Wed Mar 21, 2007 3:35 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:
Dwayne Dibley wrote:Can't believe no-one's gone for Fantasy Zone yet , as it always seems to be mentioned when people mention fav. games - I've played it in MAME and to be honest , I can't see what the fuss is about
You really need to watch Weekend Gamer Episode 5
ok I'll give it a go -I've been tempted before,just haven't fancied the big download (need more broadband width!)
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Post by SirClive » Wed Mar 21, 2007 3:53 pm

Its a grea show, if you like it then try the others too. Episode 3 doesn't seem to get as many downloads as the others but it should.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Wed Mar 21, 2007 3:54 pm

SirClive wrote:Its a grea show, if you like it then try the others too. Episode 3 doesn't seem to get as many downloads as the others but it should.
well,I'm almost a quarter of the way through d/loading it now - how long does it run for?
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Post by SirClive » Wed Mar 21, 2007 4:05 pm

Episode 5 is the longest at an hour.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Wed Mar 21, 2007 4:08 pm

SirClive wrote:Episode 5 is the longest at an hour.
an hour? Cool! No wonder its such a big download then
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Post by SirClive » Wed Mar 21, 2007 4:11 pm

They grow from the pilot (ep1) which is 30mins. Each one getting slightly bigger.

Not sure how long Opa plans episode 6 to be.
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Post by sandinista » Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:32 pm

Galaxian . Still a great game nearly 30 years later .

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Post by Randall Flagg » Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:37 pm

Halleys Comet - Great Power ups, Great Enemies, Great Bosses. A criminally underrated shoot-em-up. The first game ever to give me gamers thumb!
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Post by Opa-Opa » Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:41 pm

SirClive wrote:They grow from the pilot (ep1) which is 30mins. Each one getting slightly bigger.

Not sure how long Opa plans episode 6 to be.
It should be around the same size/length as Episode 5 although at the moment its only a third complete.... I have a lot less time on my hands this year now I working but I'm getting there and it has started to take shape... I'll be able to crack on with it next week as I have a couple of weeks off :)

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Post by Shin_Gouki » Fri Mar 23, 2007 7:49 am

sandinista wrote:Galaxian . Still a great game nearly 30 years later .
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Post by majik989s » Fri Mar 23, 2007 8:20 pm

that game... with the bullets, and the space ship, and the aliens or tanks or helicopters, and I think it may or may not have taken place in space... god, what was it called again?!?!? it's on the tip of my tongue.
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