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Post by M.A.G » Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:32 am

Death Star, Star Wars.

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Post by forestville » Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:48 am

ufo enemy unknown on the amiga had some wicked looking explosions in it, the explosions looked like they had faces in them.
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Post by Sureshot » Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:50 am

Syndicate had some good explosions, and although not exactly retro, Syndicate Wars had some immense ones, like razing whole skyscrapers with bombs and so on. Great stuff.

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Post by Jammy Dodger » Mon Apr 10, 2006 12:28 pm

Buck Rogers and the Planet Of Zoom when the main ship goes up - big, satisfying crunchy sound 'n all :D
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Re: best in game explosions

Post by telengard » Mon Apr 24, 2006 7:55 pm

I always enjoyed when all the humanoids are abducted/destroyed and the world explodes in Defender.

I also like the sound of the castle bombardment stuff in DoTC on my ST.

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Post by C4 » Tue Apr 25, 2006 3:32 am

The Independence Day rip-off explosion in LylatWars

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Post by TMR » Tue Apr 25, 2006 3:55 am

merman wrote:Paradroid and Uridium on the C64...
Don't forget Alleykat when the ship plows into the ground, that's just class... and some of the big boss detonations in Turrican and Turrican 2 are very nicely done.

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Post by Scoca » Tue Apr 25, 2006 5:12 am

Any of the boss explosions in Ikaruga.
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