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From the forum question for issue 40

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:16 am

Hi guys and gals. It's that time of month when I get you to put your thinking caps on and come up with some hilariously funny answers for out monthly question.

This month's is

First game you ever purchased
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:21 am

Xenon-1 for the Oric-1.
A classy little shooter that riffed on several big arcade titles including standard alien shooting, avoiding meteors, docking for fuel and battle the mothership levels.
Still very playable though I've lost my edge.
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Post by Sega2006 » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:22 am

Sega Rally, what would you have exspected of me :wink:

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Post by MikeHaggar » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:23 am

One of those Tiger LCD games.

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Post by yakmag » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:25 am

Hungry Horace for the C64....

Please take pity on me....

It was early 1983 and I was only 13!!

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Post by Smurph » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:29 am

Kokotoni Wilf for the Speccy. I'm very proud of that one. Don't ask me about my first LP though, I'll not be as proud.
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Post by Elgin_McQueen » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:31 am

Chip's Challenge for my +2, remember saving uo for it and certainly wasn't dissapointed :D , at least not until it was released on a budget label. :(


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Post by yethboth » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:48 am

Yie Ar Kung Fu on the Speccy at the age of 4. I received pocket money for the first time which was two pounds and it was the best two pounds I spent on my first purchased game. :D

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Post by markopoloman » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:52 am

Orbitron by Mastertronic on the C64. It was boxing day and I'd suffered the whole of Christmas day without any games for my nice new C64! Imigine the shock when I loaded it up!!

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Post by felgekarp » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:55 am

Astronut on the Spectrum, I don't think I ever finished a screen on it, one to revisit me thinks.
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Post by fredghostmaster » Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:01 pm

Space Invaders on the Atari 2600. Pretty good version too.

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Post by Opa-Opa » Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:10 pm

Frogger on the VIC-20, Boxing day 198something... What a great day....

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Post by SirClive » Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:10 pm

Galaxian on the C16 was the game that made me want a computer. I saw it at a mates and then bullied my parents until they bought me the computer and game.
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Post by tom1234567 » Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:14 pm

I was a late gamer, in 1984 I purchased a VCS which included Phoenix. At the same time I purchased Ms.Pac-Man, Super Cobra and Enduro.
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Post by Morkin » Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:42 pm

Hunchback on the Spectrum. Even now the thought of playing that game brings me out in a sweat.

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