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Mame recommendations?

Post by rossi46 » Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:38 pm

What are your most played Mame titles?

I'm currently enjoying Black Tiger, Strider, Gunbird, R-Type Leo and Contra.

Have you got a list of top arcade games?
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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by woody.cool » Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:41 pm

My most played MAME titles are:
  • Street Fighter II' Champion Edition
  • Street Fighter Alpha 3
  • Outrun
  • Super Hang-On
  • Gauntlet
  • Arkanoid
  • 1943
  • 1943: Kai
  • Final Fight
.... basically, all my favourite games from in the arcade.

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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by Fred83 » Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:44 pm

mortal kombat *i still have to see a proper home translation done yet for that
final fight
street fighter 2
outrun
super hang on
golden axe

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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by koopa42 » Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:45 pm

Poker ladies :lol:

Seriously though (all SFII inc):

Jungle King
Alien vs Predator
Wrestelfest
WWF superstars
Toki
Pitfall II
X-man COTA

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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by rossi46 » Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:56 pm

I have 3 versions of A vs P and none of them work.

I'll have to go on a r0mzorSZ hunt.
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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by Katzkatz » Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:22 pm

I like :-

Aliens(never got a home conversion this, and I always wondered why)
Mr Do
1944:Loopmaster(Make sure you have a tough firebutton)
Xybots

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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:28 pm

I'm loving Boogie Wings, Samurai Shodown IV, Waku Waku 7, Shock Troopers 2, all them lovely Metal Slug games, and GigaWing, and DoDonPachi. Lovely stuff.

Also Asteroids.
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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by ToxieDogg » Sun Mar 29, 2009 9:37 pm

On MAME, amongst others, I like.....

Peter Pack Rat
Pang! (aka 'Pomping World')
X-Men: The Arcade Game
The Simpsons
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles In Time
Circus Charlie
Bombjack
Mikie
Toki
Splatterhouse
Jungle King
Road Runner (plays great with a mouse)
APB
BattleToads: The Arcade Game
Bagman (which was unofficially converted to the Speccy as 'Gilligan's Gold' by Ocean)
Iron Horse
Bezerk
Baraduke
Popeye
Dynamite Dux
Wonder Boy
Dragon Spirit
E-Swat
Renegade
Flicky
Jail Break
Moon Patrol
Star Wars
Shinobi
Shadow Dancer


Could go on but that's all I can think of off the top of my head at the mo, so they must be my favourites. I'll play pretty much anything that's any good.
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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by miner2049er » Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:44 am

Amidar
Burger Time
Crush Roller
Q Bert
Jr Pacman
Star Force
Qix
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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by Mire Mare » Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:46 am

Lately the first game I play when I boot up mame is Amidar. I've also been spending some time on Robocop, Chase HQ - even though I don't have any kind of steering wheel, Rygar, Rastan, Strider and two of my favourites Last Blade 2 and Rolling Thunder.

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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by STranger81 » Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:47 am

SF 2
SF2 Champion Edition
SF2 Rainbow Edition
MK 1,2 + 3
Wrestlefest
WWF Superstars
Final Fight
Bad Dudes vs Dragon Ninja
Double Dragon 1 + 3
Pitfighter
All those top down shooters from the late 80s - early 90s

God theres loads more!
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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by stvd » Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:57 am

koopa42 wrote:Poker ladies :lol:
It is a good game though.

Tell me you haven't persevered right through to the end...............?

Oh and Nude Miss World. An excellent variant of Qix. An example of how mad the Japanese can be.

Anyway..........

Bank Panic
Bomb Jack
Crush Roller
Black Tiger

We should have a thread on MAME 'hidden gems'.
I have about 1200 games on my xbox. Probably play the same 10 -15 all the time.
There must be some great games hidden away there....
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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by merman » Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:00 am

One I discovered thanks to the Retroleague is Nitro Ball, a great game from Data East. Sort of a cross between Smash TV and pinball!
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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by Romulous » Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:23 am

There is way too many to list for me, a lot of the old classics are in there from the 80s and early 90s.

I must have a couple of hundred listed in my favourites folder as ones i used to play whn i was youger.
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Re: Mame recommendations?

Post by Lorfarius » Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:51 am

APB everytime for me. Dont know why it keeps drawing me back but its great fun to play.
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