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From the forum question for issue 39
Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 4:48 am
Hi guys, usual drill
Whats the first game you ever completed?
Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 4:55 am
Bubble Bobble on C64 with my cousin & I. Took many attempts though!
Posted: 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...
Posted: 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.
Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 5:31 am
Who Dares Wins 2 on the Speccy.
Posted: 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.
Posted: 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.
Posted: 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.
Posted: 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!
Posted: 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
Posted: 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.
Posted: 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?!
Posted: 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.
Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 6:57 am
You know what, I cannot remember
might have been Super Mario World on the Snes.
Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 7:12 am
Robocop in the arcades, I came rather late to the finishing games party.