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Post by aztecca » Sun Jul 13, 2008 7:46 am

in no particular order

opertaion thunderbolt 2 player
outrun
star wars sit down original
streetfighter 2
vendetta 4 player
bad dudes vs drgon ninja
robocop only game to complete on 10p couldnt do that now
golden axe
fatal fury
pacland

must also mentoin

wrestle war ,rastan,double dragon and punch out, super hang on and ivan stewarts off road antone on here from birmingham remember the copper coin arcade up the lickey hills spent most of my summer holidays in there .shame all videos are gone now and its a casinoment full of fruit machines and video roulette.

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Post by Spacepatrol » Sun Jul 13, 2008 8:15 am

Spent my childhood in the arcades at Seaton Carew, and these are my favs:


Outrun
Slap Fight
Ikari Warriors
Star Force
Nemsis
Gauntlet
Fighting Hawk
Chase HQ
R-Type
Buggy Boy

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Post by ColonelK » Sun Jul 13, 2008 9:22 am

retrogarden wrote:
ColonelK wrote: Mortal Kombat - odd under-the-table minigame where you had to break a pretend wall
Did they make a MK pinball game? I know Street Fighter Pinball had that under the table thingy, but was there an MK one?
That could be the one I was thinking of! They arranged all the "fighting" pinball tables in one group at one of the piers at Blackpool, so they're all one big mixed up memory from my youth. So you're probably right!

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Post by monkey puzzle » Sun Jul 13, 2008 3:48 pm

Star Wars
Afterburner
Operation Wolf
Outrun
Galaxy Force II
Black Tiger
Altered Beast
Dragon Ninja
Golden Axe
Rambo 3

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Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Jul 13, 2008 4:00 pm

monkey puzzle wrote:Star Wars
Afterburner
Operation Wolf
Outrun
Galaxy Force II
Black Tiger
Altered Beast
Dragon Ninja
Golden Axe
Rambo 3
quality list , couldn't argue with any of those
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Post by Sherringford Hovis » Mon Jul 14, 2008 8:20 am

Mr Do!
Robotron 2084
Bubble Bobble
Virtua Fighter 2
Black Tiger
Starforce
Gorf
Pheonix
Tiger Heli
Gauntlet
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Post by boggyb68 » Mon Jul 14, 2008 7:09 pm

No particular order...

Outrun
Defender
Q*Bert
Missile Command
Battlezone
Asteroids
Paperboy
Skramble
Rally X

Purely personal indulgance...

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Post by boggyb68 » Mon Jul 14, 2008 7:29 pm

Actually thinking about it...

Gauntlet, Centipede, Star Wars and Operation Wolf should be in that list, as should MS Pac Man, Donkey Kong Jnr, Marble Madness, Bubble Bobble, Berzerk, 1943, Burger Time, Ghosts N Goblins, Joust, R-Type, Space Invaders, Spy Hunter, Warlords ... and just about every game mentioned so far in this list... even Boot Hill !!!

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Post by uglifruit » Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:04 pm

Mr Do!
Robotron 2084
Bubble Bobble
Ironman Stewart's Super Off Road
BombJack
Super Pang
Ms Pacman
Missile Command
Qix (or any varient thereof)
DDR

They would all steal my money.
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Post by STranger81 » Fri Aug 08, 2008 7:01 am

IN NO PERTICULAR ORDER

1) Street Fighter 2 Champion Edition - this game ruined my life!

2) Wrestlefest - just checked my MAME playcount and ive loaded this game 905 times. says it all.

3) Mortal Kombat - i still rememeber seeing this for the first time, "oh my god, he's pulled his head off!"

4) NBA Jam - whats not to love about this game, the speed, the controls, but it was quite expensive. 50p for one quarter in our arcade

5) The Simpsons - on 4 player this was immense, unless you were lisa!

6) Tumple Pop - simple but so addictive (like herion)

7) Double Dragon - the first game i was "addicted" to

8) Bad Dudes vs Dragon Ninja - Spain '88 !

9) Vigilante - like kung fu master but "urban"

10) Super Pang - genius

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Post by Kaede » Fri Aug 08, 2008 7:09 am

1. Street Fighter 2 (Capcom)
2. Outrun (Sega)
3. Space Harrier (Sega)
4. Metal Slug (Nazca/SNK)
5. Ridge racer (Namco)
6. Daytona USA (Sega)
7. Time Crisis II (Namco)
8. Three Wonders (Capcom)
9. Numan Athletics (Namco)
10. Sunset Riders (Konami)

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Post by Spector » Sat Aug 09, 2008 4:09 pm

Asteroids
Ms Pacman
Space Invaders
Outrun
Paperboy
1942
Gradius
Mr Do!
Rolling Thunder
Raiden

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Post by kaiserpc » Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:27 pm

In no particular order ...

Pacland
Bombjack
Return of the Jedi
Paperboy
Bubble Bobble
Green Beret
Kung Fu Master
Metro Cross
Outrun
Super Hang On
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Post by woody.cool » Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:44 pm

In no particular order:

Street Fighter II: Champion Edition - this ate considerable amounts of my pocket money!
Space Harrier
Super Hang-On
- love that big ol' bike
Double Dragon
Final Fight
Streets Of Rage
Golden Axe
Daytona USA
Gauntlet/Guantlet II
Outrun
Afterburner
- love that big cockpit style cab!

... and that's all I can remember pooring my pocket money in to!

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Top 10 arcade games

Post by starving horace » Fri Aug 15, 2008 5:51 am

This is difficult, but it must be:

10. House of the Dead 3
9. OutRun 2
8. Pac-Man
7. Sega Rally
6. Time Pilot
5. Gradius
4. Jurassic Park
3. Time Crisis 3
2. Contra
1. Donkey Kong Junior

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