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Post by Cafeman » Mon May 26, 2008 7:54 am

Tough to choose among Star Wars Arcade 80's, Rogue Leader GCN, and Lego SW ... search your feelings ... okay, Star Wars Arcade just cannot be beat for the impact it had on the 13 year old pumping 50 cents into the sit-down version over and over at the mall! Love that controller too.

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Post by Overheat » Tue May 27, 2008 4:44 am

I'm glad that there seems to be a Star Wars theme for issue 52 as the sneak preview at the back of issue 51 was rather disappointing. If King of Kong is the most exciting thing in the next mag I'd be very disappointed - especially after such a brilliant 51.
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Re: From the forum Question for Issue 52

Post by chinnyhill10 » Tue May 27, 2008 7:23 am

Stuart@retrogamer wrote:The question is...

What is your favourite Star Wars game?
3D Deathchase on the Spectrum.

Think about it.......

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Post by SirClive » Tue May 27, 2008 7:29 am

deja vu

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Post by Bub&Bob » Tue May 27, 2008 7:49 am

SirClive wrote:deja vu
I could have bet my bollocks on that :lol:
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Post by merman » Tue May 27, 2008 8:12 am

SirClive wrote:deja vu
Nah, that wasn't a Star Wars game, it was an icon driven adventure on the Amiga...
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Post by pantal00ns » Tue May 27, 2008 8:40 am

Bub&Bob wrote:
SirClive wrote:deja vu
I could have bet my bollocks on that :lol:
I could have bet your bollocks on that too, but you're breasts stopped me from doing so. :shock:

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Post by Blumf » Tue May 27, 2008 1:39 pm

The sit down arcade cabinet, I could say it was simply for the amount of 10p pieces I put into it. But I can forget about that because of the fact that the cabinet captured the essence of Star Wars. Surround sound (I didn't call it that at the time), tactile controls (I didn't call it that at the time) and awesome graphics (I did call it that at the time) created a superb Star Wars experience.
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Post by sscott » Tue May 27, 2008 2:01 pm

My favourite Star Wars game is still in my head. It would have the wisdom of Yoda, the charisma of Han Solo, the innocence of Luke and the devilment of Darth Vader, oh and lightsabres, lots of lightsabres!

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Post by Gabe » Tue May 27, 2008 6:15 pm

Time Gate (IIRC) by Quicksilver.

Sure, it wasn't an actual Star Wars game, but the picture on the box had the Millenium Falcon on it, and you shot at what appeared to be Tie Fighters. It was great back in the day, when I was just a young boy...

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Post by RetroKingSimon » Thu May 29, 2008 3:42 pm

Rogue Leader for the Cube. I was well chuffed to see the trench run was the first level! Sweet! :lol:

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Post by Emperor_Megatron » Tue Jun 03, 2008 1:40 am

Rebel Assault 2. Every time I play the asteroid and flying around inside missions, I STILL dodge and weave on my chair. Now THATS immersion.

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Post by Nic Maminer » Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:43 am

3d Starstrike on Spectrum -
In the days when attack by clones rather than official versions where common and the money could be spent on programming rather than obtaining the licence. It was better than official spectrum release, came first and had sound fx too. We used to try and use the force to guess the colour of the exploding deathstar

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Best Star Wars Game

Post by PaulusTwoodgnome » Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:12 pm

My favourite Star Wars games are Jedi Knight on PC, it was the first game I played that did a sword in a FPS well. Oh and of course Night Shift on my C64.

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Post by revgiblet » Thu Jun 05, 2008 6:56 pm

Am I allowed to say Death Star Interceptor on the C64? About as official as a bootlegger's CD collection but still, a jolly good time was had by all.
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