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Missed classics

Post by Smurph » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:02 am

I may get run out of town for this, but I only started actually giving Chrono Trigger a proper go last night.

Fellow forum members, I am ashamed to have missed this game. Why did I not play it sooner, you ask? Lack of time? Motivation? I don't really know. I gave it 15 minutes about a year ago, and never played it again, until bored at work last night I decided to start again. And it's f**king brilliant.

So, what is your shame? Which utter classic have you never played?
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Re: Missed classics

Post by psj3809 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:06 am

Interesting to hear you talk about this game, i never played it the first time round, was tempted to buy the iOS version but didnt. The 'cute' japanese type graphics puts me off but i've heard so many good things about it i keep thinking i need to give this game a go

Let me know how you're getting on with it as i might be tempted to get this.

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Post by Mootown » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:06 am

One I really was upset at not playing was Banjo Tooie, and also Conkers Bad Fur Day - I finished every other RARE N64 game and all the first party stuff, just never got those 2.

Also Resident Evil 1 - at the time I had a Saturn so I was playing Panzer Dragoon and Fighters Megamix etc.

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Post by Smurph » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:55 am

psj3809 wrote:Interesting to hear you talk about this game, i never played it the first time round, was tempted to buy the iOS version but didnt. The 'cute' japanese type graphics puts me off but i've heard so many good things about it i keep thinking i need to give this game a go

Let me know how you're getting on with it as i might be tempted to get this.
Well, I'm only about an hour and a half in, but I'm absolutely loving it. The battle system in particular is tremendous, especially the team up attacks.
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Post by ShadowMan » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:59 am

Ico/Shadow of the Collosus for me. I'd heard great things about both but never got round to getting either to play. Finally picked them up when the HD Collection was released last year and have really enjoyed both of them.
Mootown wrote:Also Resident Evil 1
Same here. I owned the first one for the Playstation (came in a bundle) and sold it for more 2D fighters. When Code Veronica for the DC was released I gave the series another try and have been hooked on them ever since.
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Post by Freestyler » Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:51 am

Smurph wrote:So, what is your shame? Which utter classic have you never played?
Well, apparently I've yet to play these "Classics" (yet I do actually currently own them)

Ico. PS2.
Red Dead Redemption. X360.
Dragon Age: Origins. X360.
Gears of War 2. X360.
Bioshock 2. X360.
Assassin's Creed. (beyond the quick Animus tutorial) X360.
Metal Gear Solid 2: Guns of the Patriots. PS2.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. PS2.
Knights of the Old Republic. PC.
Knights of the Old Republic 2: The Sith Lords. PC.


Well, I've actually just installed Knights of the Old Republic and am giving it it's long-deserved playthrough.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:17 pm

I've still to play any Monkey Island game for more than a couple of minutes. Weird since I enjoy a point n clicker.

There's lots of others but for some reason I know I'd enjoy this one having played the games around them, yet never quite start it off. I do this a lot, saving games for a rainy day, then that day never arrives. By the time I get round to them they're horribly dated.
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Re: Missed classics

Post by theantmeister » Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:28 pm

System Shock 2. I played Bioshock after hearing about how amazing SS2 is, but I've never played it. Alas, I don't think I ever will get to play it - unless GoG or someone re-releases it or it gets an HD remake.

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Post by Hitman_HalStep » Tue Jan 03, 2012 1:33 pm

resi 4,supposedly the pinnacle of the series and i've never even watched it running let alone played it.i could have borrowed it from my brother but couldn't be bothered at the time.
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Post by Havantgottaclue » Tue Jan 03, 2012 1:49 pm

theantmeister wrote:System Shock 2. I played Bioshock after hearing about how amazing SS2 is, but I've never played it. Alas, I don't think I ever will get to play it - unless GoG or someone re-releases it or it gets an HD remake.
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Re: Missed classics

Post by Morkin » Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:11 pm

Majora's Mask. Bought it years ago & didn't even put it in the N64. It now sits in a box in the deepest, darkest corner of my loft. :oops:

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Re: Missed classics

Post by delbert_trout » Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:19 pm

Since there's bugger all on telly this evening, think I shall probably get comfortable in the chair and finally start Zelda OOT (N64 version) for the first time after having it sitting around for about six months! Only played Link to the Past before (which I enjoyed every minute of), so looking forward to seeing if this one is as good as I've heard.

Other missed classics for me include Doom, Quake, and FF7 which I seem to be in rather a minority of people never to have played - I'll get to them! (Nice one about Chrono Trigger by the way, utterly superb game, looking forward to another playthrough of that myself sometime) :)
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Re: Missed classics

Post by QuantumCrayons » Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:22 pm

Chrono Trigger too; currently playing Dragon Quest games though, so no time :P

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Post by RetroBob » Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:38 pm

I picked up Illusion of Time on the SNES - is it any good?
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Re: Missed classics

Post by ToxieDogg » Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:39 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:I've still to play any Monkey Island game for more than a couple of minutes. Weird since I enjoy a point n clicker.
I only got around to playing Monkey Island 1 when it was released on XBLA, and really liked it...so much so that I immediately downloaded Monkey Island 2 when it was also ported....and Monkey Island 2 has sat on my Xbox 360 HDD ever since, unplayed. :? I never seem to get around to it. :oops:
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