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Hi guys it's that time of the month again.
This month's question is
What's your favourite BBC game?
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REPTON, ELITE and GRANNY'S GARDEN!!!!!! (I'll get my coat...)
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Imogen, borrowed a Beeb from my dads work years ago and spent ages on this game.
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Bargain Hunt for me! Not sure about the presenter though - Tim Wonnacott? More like Tim What a c......
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Didn't play much on the old Beeb - but I do remember at school there was a game where you controlled a ship that looked just like the Liberator from Blakes 7
I would drift off and imagine I was Avon
What was it called?????
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I only ever played the BBC in primary school in about '82 so I have hazy memories: I seem to remember a version of Donkey Kong... III maybe? And a game I remember was similar to Metroid only not as fast or colourful, it was only in red, white and black. It was great though.
I do remember Granny's Garden though...
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At primary school we had a BBC 'educational' game where you played the role of an operator in a robot factory. To complete each part of the manufacturing process you'd have to enter the result of a sum correctly, which as you can imagine was pretty dull. However... get the sum wrong (deliberately or otherwise) and the robot would come out with it's limbs in all the wrong places, or in some cases with no limbs at all! No idea what it was called, but it made my classmates and I laugh. Obviously the programmer commisioned to write the game had a wicked sense of humor.
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You sell me a 220V BBC and I'll soon give you a good answer.
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Twin Kingdom Valley. The first Adventure I played, though still have'nt completed it yet!!
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Most games that I played in the late 80s were all educational-based. Say for example Podd.
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The Lunar Lander ripoff (called Lander(original or what!!))that I wrote for it whilst on a YTS scheme. It was c*ap, with the worst collision detection in a game ever, FACT! As my tutor stated, the screen display looks lovely, but when things start to move....... (shudders). But it was mine and I loved it so....
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It's not a game, but an artist friend of mine once created an automated forest installation, with robotic birds and fireflies. The entire thing was controlled by some BBC Micros. link
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Never played a BBC, Sorry.
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Only ever played on the school BBC... but I remember they had one game which I can't remember the name of. (Sorry). All I remember it was a side-on platform game featuring a spaceman. I loved Imogen when I played it but does anyone know the name of the spaceman game?
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