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From the forum question for issue 39

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed May 16, 2007 4:48 am

Hi guys, usual drill :)

Whats the first game you ever completed?
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Post by Bub&Bob » Wed May 16, 2007 4:55 am

Bubble Bobble on C64 with my cousin & I. Took many attempts though!
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Post by Opa-Opa » Wed May 16, 2007 5:02 am

I think it was one of the Scott Adams text adventure games for the VIC-20 - Most likely Pirate's Cove...

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Post by MikeHaggar » Wed May 16, 2007 5:06 am

Bump 'n' Jump on the Atari 2600. Played it for 10 or so hours straight. Think it fried my machine too, it wouldn't turn on the next day. :cry:

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Post by yethboth » Wed May 16, 2007 5:31 am

Who Dares Wins 2 on the Speccy.

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Post by RetroRik » Wed May 16, 2007 5:51 am

Underwurld on the Speccy.

I entered a magazine competition where you had to map out the game and send in the map.

I mapped it out on a load of wallpaper all taped together and hanging on the whole of my bedroom wall.

It took me weeks to play the game and draw the map and when i finally finished i sat back to have a good look and thought..."Oh crap i can't send this through the post.!!"

A complete waste of time but good fun all the same.

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Post by dr_bob » Wed May 16, 2007 5:52 am

Look ...if I say 'Strider' will I get in the magazine?

Failing that , I think it was Golden Axe in the arcades.

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Post by LeeT » Wed May 16, 2007 6:05 am

Willow Pattern Adventure (C64) - Far from easy but it was such a good game, it was worth the perseverance.

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Post by TMR » Wed May 16, 2007 6:11 am

I think it was probably Last V8 on the Atari 8-bit, before that i was playing mostly games that simply didn't have an ending!

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Post by Wildnites » Wed May 16, 2007 6:28 am

It was Skool Daze of the speccy, took me hours to find out Mr Creak's Birthday, but I get it in the end :D
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Post by Duddyroar » Wed May 16, 2007 6:36 am

Dungeon Master on the Atari ST. I nearly filled my pants in fear several times during the process. I was only young, after all.
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Post by Mayhem » Wed May 16, 2007 6:46 am

Hmm... thinking back to very old games than could be finished, it was probably Adventure on the 2600. Most of them didn't have an ending, did they?!
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Post by MikeHaggar » Wed May 16, 2007 6:50 am

Oh, if we're talking games with an actual ending, then my first was Kung-Fu Master on the A7800 I think.

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Post by James Bond » Wed May 16, 2007 6:57 am

You know what, I cannot remember :shock: might have been Super Mario World on the Snes.
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Post by felgekarp » Wed May 16, 2007 7:12 am

Robocop in the arcades, I came rather late to the finishing games party.
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