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What did you like/love but everyone else disliked/hated?

Post by NintendoLegend » Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:12 pm

The, uh, title should be pretty self-explanatory -- but what's a retro game that you always had a fondness for and everyone else thought you were crazy for enjoying it?
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Post by o.pwuaioc » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:09 pm

Waiting for someone to say Mystic Quest....

I actually liked Kirby's Dream Course, which I'm not sure many did (at least the people that I talked to).

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Post by Fred83 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:19 pm

Pit fighter,started a thread about it and more fans of game surfaced http://www.retrogamer.net/forum/viewtop ... =2&t=21290

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Post by JetSetWilly » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:37 pm

Stargate on the Mega Drive. I ploughed a lot of time into this, and I still haven't finished it. Should really go back to it at some point.
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Re: What did you like/love but everyone else disliked/hated?

Post by IronMaidenRule » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:57 pm

Ring Of Red on the PS2

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Post by JetSetWilly » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:59 pm

IronMaidenRule wrote:Ring Of Red on the PS2
I thought that was after a Vindaloo? :wink:
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Post by ToxieDogg » Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:12 pm

JetSetWilly wrote:
IronMaidenRule wrote:Ring Of Red on the PS2
I thought that was after a Vindaloo? :wink:
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I'm going to say the OneChanBara games here, a.k.a. Zombie Zone, Zombie Hunters, Bikini Zombie Slayers.

Think it's an awesome series, ridiculously tacky and OTT but a lot of fun. :)
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Post by markopoloman » Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:18 pm

I thought this would be a thread about Amstrad users.
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Post by Tepid Snake » Thu Dec 16, 2010 6:20 pm

ToxieDogg wrote: I'm going to say the OneChanBara games here, a.k.a. Zombie Zone, Zombie Hunters, Bikini Zombie Slayers.

Think it's an awesome series, ridiculously tacky and OTT but a lot of fun. :)
Definitely! My personal favourite is Zombie Hunters 2 The entire series is the video game equivalent of a really cheesy b-movie :)

Also: King of the Monsters (Neo-Geo). Surely I'm the only person who genuinely likes this game! It's the most basic wrestling/fighting game ever made with little strategy beyond 'mash the buttons like a complete moron' but somehow, it's massively entertaining.
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Post by JazzFunk » Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:20 pm

Mad Doctor on C64, my second favourite C64 game of all time (just behind Impossible Mission), it got incredibly sh!t reviews (think it sunk without trace at the time of its original release) but it was one of the sickest, funnest, funniest games I'd ever played, thinking about it now it still feels kinda sick, murdering peeps and stealing their body parts etc., very ahead of its time in tone (though this was tempered by a Bottom-style sense of anarchy).

Finding that cack-looking budget 'Bogie's Pick' compilation for £1.99 in Blackpool (Bensim's Bazaar!) back in 1988, but then loading it up on returning home and finding *this* on it was an absolute revelation. One of the great, unsung C64 games!!!!! :D

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Post by Liamh1982 » Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:03 am

Sure I've already mentioned my irrational love of Primal Rage.

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Post by stvd » Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:48 am

Lots! 95% of my mates did not own any computer/console!!!


I remember playing the original GTA on the PS1 and thinking it was the best thing ever.
You could do anything you wanted (or so it seemed).
I couldn't understand, when I let others try it, they didn't think the same.



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those 95% of my mates virtually all have Wii's now. :roll:
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Post by STranger81 » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:42 am

Fred83 wrote:Pit fighter,started a thread about it and more fans of game surfaced http://www.retrogamer.net/forum/viewtop ... =2&t=21290
Always been a massive Pit Fighter fan. Ever since I first saw it in an arcade as a kid ive loved it. The Megadrive version is easilly in my top 10 MD games.
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Post by speedlolita » Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:59 am

Gran Turismo, as a kid at least.
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Post by pforson » Fri Dec 17, 2010 6:07 am

Simcity 4 Deluxe.
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