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Post by Smurph » Sat Oct 18, 2008 4:55 pm

Death or Glory on the Spectrum. Utter gonad.
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Post by » Mon Oct 20, 2008 7:35 am

Nic-20 wrote: wrote:
Nic-20 wrote:How about WWF European Rampage for Atari ST/Amiga? It made me cry
Bloody hell! It must of been bad to make you cry!

Another submission: Dangerous Street for Amiga/Amiga CD32
WWF European Rampage was upsetting because the shop assistant assured me it was the best thing since sliced bread as he took £24.99 out of my young hands
What a lying get! It's tosh!
I had a *ahem* copy *cough* of that game. I promptly formatted the disk and put something else on it (can't remember what it was though!)
I didn't realise from your first post which game it was, so I looked it up on Lemon Amiga (I think) and found it there. The screenshots were enough for me to remember how crap it was.

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Post by mattwerk » Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:28 am

How about Neighbours on the Amiga? I can't believe I bought it... :oops: like who the heck wants to see badly drawn sprites of Kylie (before she became
feminine) skateboard down Ramsey Street??!! AAAGH!!! :shock:

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Re: Ideas for games for Retro Shamer

Post by Devious » Fri Oct 24, 2008 12:25 pm

yethboth wrote:Here are a couple of games that I strongly request should be featured in a future Retro Shamer features please:

1. Shaq Fu


2. Crypt Killer


What on earth were these people thinking of when they created these two dreadful games. :cry:

What other dreadful games does everyone think that should be in a future feature of Retro Shamer?
Are you crazy?!? I've got Crypt Killer for the PlayStation and I think its a great light gun game.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sat Oct 25, 2008 3:21 am

I have a complete collection of PS1 gun games (there are more than you'd think) and Crypt Killer is well below average. Its a turd.
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Post by mattwerk » Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:16 am

Worst footie management sim - The Premiership (Codemasters?). Man that
was bad. Got it in a bargain bin and thought I was so lucky. And then I got
to play it. So horrible that you select a team and no matter what you do,
you cannot get fired or move to another club. So here's me with Leeds
United or Southampton, bottom of Division 3 and totally bankrupt, so I
couldn't buy players to perform better, had none left to sell, YAWN...

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Post by Rinoa » Sat Oct 25, 2008 1:59 pm

I know there are plenty of naff games I've played in the past but only one comes to mind at the moment, and it's not really that retro:

Heart of Darkness (PS1)

How I found the patience to sit through (and complete!?) this tripe is beyond me.

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Post by Milo » Sun Oct 26, 2008 2:56 am

Above ^ - Heart of Darkness was a decent game!

Ok, one of the worst games I ever played has to be Bloodshot [aka Battle Frenzy] for Megadrive/Genesis [try to ignore the wanks commentating]

Seriously, worst blocky graphics, unresponsive controls, framerate, and every single map had the same objective. And OMG the sounds!! Listen to the doors, seriously - OOOOOAAAAAAARrrrrr.

Another video - the music here could give seizures. ... re=related

Another gameplay video is here, it's the second game here at 2.12mins - ... re=related

Here he is using an emulator though and it's running much smoother.

Just get the game yourself, it's terrible.

Oh and of course Rise of the Robots if it hasn't already been done!!!

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Post by yethboth » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:06 am

Some more ideas:

1. E-SWAT (Master System)
2. Mickey's Ultimate Challenge (Super Nintendo)
3. Michael Jordan: Chaos In The Windy City (Super Nintendo)
4. Dual Heroes (Nintendo 64)
5. Star Fox (Atari 2600)
6. Fuzz Power (Nes)
7. Mash Man (Nes)
8. Space Dreams (Nes)
9. Ultraman (Super Nintendo)
10. Super Robots Spirits (Nintendo 64)
11. Count Duckula 2 (Spectrum)
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Post by gmintyfresh » Wed Oct 29, 2008 7:59 am

Altered Beast Master System - Rubbish arcade game, rubbish Megadrive conversion, and the worst sprite flickering I've seen in a game ever.

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Post by DonkeySpank » Wed Oct 29, 2008 8:30 am

How about a nice feature on WASTED OPPORTUNITIES where games based on the zeitgeist of the time turned out to be a steaming pile of hamster droppings...?

These games SHOULD have sold themselves given the frenzy of interest from the kids of the time, but alas were confined the hall of shame that is the 8-bit graveyard...

I'm looking at YOU, Ocean and Elite, for crimes against childhood with such dross as:

- Transformers
- Knight Rider
- Street Hawk
- The Fall Guy
- Roland's Rat Race
- Rambo
- Airwolf

And they weren't the only ones with problems converting massively successful franchises into 8-bit gaming heaven...

- Back to the Future (EA)
- Zoids (Martech)

All of these are utter dross and were a complete waste of the license's potential to print money....!

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Post by mattwerk » Wed Oct 29, 2008 8:39 am

I'm looking at YOU, Ocean and Elite, for crimes against childhood with such dross as:

- Knight Rider
- Rambo
Amen brother! Knight Rider on the NES was hideous, the game's music still haunts me. It was impossible to play! Rambo, well I don't know about that but they had Rambo 3 on the PC and it was exactly the same as Nightmare on Elm Street and a host of other games that were released by the same company at the same time. Overhead "action" game with the same sprite, only the objects and the title screen were different. Boo!!!

Anyway, don't forget the timeless classics such as Neighbours (Amiga), Allo Allo (Amiga) and Edd The Duck (Amiga). AAAGH! Even Viz, they had a game which wasn't very good...

It could have been worse. Thank goodness there was never an A-Team game... just imagine, a shoot-em-up or strategy game where you can't shoot people and all you can do otherwise is flip a few cars over. Oh, and maybe a special button to make BA say "crazy fool" repeatedly...

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Post by merman » Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:31 am

I have to say, I don't think Edd the Duck is bad enough to be considered for Retro Shamer. Sure, it's not the most original platformer, taking a lot of ideas from Rainbow Islands, but it's fun.
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Post by psj3809 » Wed Oct 29, 2008 1:00 pm

DonkeySpank wrote: - Transformers
- Knight Rider
- Street Hawk
- The Fall Guy
- Roland's Rat Race
- Rambo
- Airwolf
Thought Airwolf was decent, difficult but good. Rambo wasnt that bad, C64 version was pretty good, Speccy was playable but could have been better.

Transformers was dire. But Rambo/Airwolf surely werent that bad to be featured in Retro shamer ?

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Post by jdanddiet » Wed Oct 29, 2008 1:05 pm

I liked Rambo first Blood pt 2 on the speccy if that's the one we're talking about, it was a bit derivative (ok, very), but certainly not bad enough for Retro shamer.

Transformers is a a good call, that indeed was a pile of pants, and I saved all my pocket money up for it as well, scarred for life I tell you...
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