Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

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Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Fri May 14, 2010 9:50 am

What's the defining moment for you?
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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by RMLF » Fri May 14, 2010 10:14 pm

Turning it off.. So much an overated game, much loved by the gaming press at the time. Majorly disappointing to those who wanted more bub and bob
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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by dwitefry » Wed May 19, 2010 3:36 pm

Understanding how to play it.
For some reason it baffelled me for far too long after putting the money in

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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Wed May 19, 2010 10:14 pm

Getting all the diamonds and then being underwhelmed when nothing happens.
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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by Rapidmollusc » Thu May 20, 2010 7:19 am

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:Getting all the diamonds and then being underwhelmed when nothing happens.
i thought the trick was to get them in order, from left to right?

i think the best moment was a succesful escape from the rising water level when it was at your feet....hardly Baron Von Blubba though.
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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by ShadowMan » Fri May 21, 2010 12:15 pm

Managing to finally complete the Amiga version (with all gems). Disapointed that you didn't get any of the extra worlds in the Amiga version but was satisfying none the less. A close second would be beating the Vampire boss at the end of wolrd 3. Took me many weeks to accomplish this but was immensely satisfying the first time I managed to kill him :twisted:
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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by woody.cool » Sat May 22, 2010 11:04 am

Finally completing the Amiga version, then realising, there's no 'extra worlds' or anything.
Still a good game though.

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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by mrspud » Sun May 23, 2010 11:46 am

Up for jump! This is the only game up for jump works in. If you play the arcade version, re-map up for jump and see how perfectly suited it is to the action.
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Post by JetSetWilly » Mon May 24, 2010 4:42 pm

Finding the pots for 3 rainbows and fast rainbows :twisted: , only to lose them a second later :evil:
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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by woody.cool » Mon May 24, 2010 7:48 pm

JetSetWilly wrote:Finding the pots for 3 rainbows and fast rainbows :twisted: , only to lose them a second later :evil:
That's a pain, is that! I love getting the fast rainbows and the 3 rainbows. It really does sort out the nasties!

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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by Sepp Salerno » Wed May 26, 2010 4:23 pm

Turning a bug eyed aphid into a trainer, or a martini glass with a rainbow for the first time. That, and the tripple rainbow
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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by thl » Wed May 26, 2010 4:59 pm

Reaching the goal, open the treasure chest and ready to eat and grab as much as you can!

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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by Denny Haynes » Sat May 29, 2010 12:13 am

When i reached the top of the first level and watched the jewels and such spew from the chest.
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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by Sir Arthur » Mon May 31, 2010 9:52 am

Only a few years ago playing the updated version on the PS1 collection ( same old Rainbow Islands but better graphics ), I think it was a walking stick I collected and huge bags of gold started falling down the screen. Sure they where worth around 10,000 pts each.
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Re: Rainbow Islands - Best Moment

Post by khisanth » Mon May 31, 2010 5:30 pm

eventually getting all the diamonds in the correct order. took so long to do!
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