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From the forum question for issue 39

Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 4:48 am
by Darran@Retro Gamer
Hi guys, usual drill :)

Whats the first game you ever completed?

Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 4:55 am
by Bub&Bob
Bubble Bobble on C64 with my cousin & I. Took many attempts though!

Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 5:02 am
by Opa-Opa
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
by MikeHaggar
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:

Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 5:31 am
by yethboth
Who Dares Wins 2 on the Speccy.

Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 5:51 am
by RetroRik
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
by dr_bob
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
by LeeT
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
by TMR
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
by Wildnites
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

Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 6:36 am
by Duddyroar
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
by Mayhem
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
by MikeHaggar
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
by James Bond
You know what, I cannot remember :shock: might have been Super Mario World on the Snes.

Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 7:12 am
by felgekarp
Robocop in the arcades, I came rather late to the finishing games party.