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Post by Mr. Pointless » Tue Feb 07, 2006 6:36 pm

EnglishRob wrote:One I remember from the Monkey Island games. Can't remember if it's Monkey Island 1 or 2, but if you click for Guybrush to do something it plays out a death sequence. Of course, it is just an easter egg and he doesn't die, but from what I can remember, it was funny.

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Post by EnglishRob » Wed Feb 08, 2006 4:56 am

Yeah, that was one of them.

I'm going to fire up the game on ScummVM today and have a play :)

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Post by gmintyfresh » Thu May 10, 2007 6:56 am

Colony on the Amstrad, it quotes an edited extract from the monty python parrot sketch about the parrot shuffling of it's mortal coil , brilliant.

"It's not pinin', it's passed on! This parrot is no more! It has ceased to be! It's expired and gone to meet its maker! This is a late parrot. It's a stiff! Bereft of life, it rests in peace! If you hadn't nailed it to the perch it would be pushing up the daisies! It's rung down the curtain and joined the choir invisible! This is an ex-parrot"

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Post by MikeHaggar » Thu May 10, 2007 8:23 am

You can die in Monkey Island though. If you stay underwater for more than 10 minutes ;)

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Post by woody.cool » Thu May 10, 2007 2:20 pm

One of my favs is Prince of Persia on the Amiga - when you fall off a ledge and plummet to your death from a great height! You hear a long AAAAARRRRRRGGGGGHHHH! followed by a splat, and then a a rather dodgy bit of music :lol: :lol: :lol: 8) 8) 8)

either that .... or the suicide bomber :lol: Blowing up a lemming!

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Post by yethboth » Thu May 10, 2007 2:44 pm

Pippo on the Speccy. The bit where he falls down a hole, he makes a 'aaarrrgh' noise.

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Post by bonerlaw » Thu May 10, 2007 3:42 pm

Fade to Black on the PS1! I used to get myself killed on each level, just to see those (for the time) wonderfully animated death sequences!
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Post by bonerlaw » Thu May 10, 2007 3:45 pm

Hungry Horace wrote:Shadow of the Beast 2, just for the mindblowing (at the time) sampled guitar solo.
What do you mean at the time? ive got it on my ipod, its awesome! :lol:
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Post by neuromancer » Thu May 10, 2007 4:51 pm

Resident Evil 4 (Gamecube - assume it's the same on PS2) - getting your head bloodily hacked off by a sack-hooded chain-saw wielding pyscho! (not retro, but I see it as a spiritual successor to the Barbarian head chop)

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Post by gmintyfresh » Fri May 11, 2007 5:10 am

bonerlaw wrote:Fade to Black on the PS1! I used to get myself killed on each level, just to see those (for the time) wonderfully animated death sequences!
man i loved that game and yes i did the same thing, there were so many intreaging and original ways to die - wonderful

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Post by SpecChum81 » Fri May 11, 2007 8:04 am

There's so many to choose from, but memorable deaths for me would be

Lemmings - Making them blow themselves up

The Immortal - Either slicing or casting a spell on the Goblins, also when the big worm came up through the floor and devoured you

Jet Set Willy - The big foot, very Python like

Sonic - I always found him drowning funny!

Mortal Kombat - Scorpian and Reptile's fatalities

Prince Of Persia - Ooh the spikes!

Cannon Fodder - Shooting the enemy over and over again

I'm sure I'll think of more, but thats the first few that spring to mind...
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Post by yethboth » Fri May 11, 2007 8:20 am

Techincian Ted on the Speccy was funny. When you lose all your lives, this big character boots Technician Ted and he goes flying into jail.


Dynamite Dan on the Speccy is another funny one. When you lose all your lives, the professor guy zaps Dynamite Dan dead and the professor then looks and grins at you.

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Post by bosher » Fri May 11, 2007 9:24 am

gta deaths, either being run ova, punched, kicked (or even both) to death, or just being shot at.
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Post by Surfingpikachao » Fri May 11, 2007 2:50 pm

"Mama mia..." - LAWL mario 64
Sonic original - Falls down onto floor and drums his fingers on the floor and if you press start and continue then he gets back up and runs off screen! (btw gotta hate the way loads of companies are ripping this game off for themselves now it's free to use when ninty bought out sega! ='( ).
"You blacked out" - Hehe pokémon r/b/y, g/s/c
"You whited out" - Lawl, trying not to be racist eh Ninty? - Pokemon R/S/E + onwards.
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Post by bonerlaw » Fri May 11, 2007 3:11 pm

Naitch wrote: Cannon Fodder - Shooting the enemy over and over again
So, you didnt just let them lie there, suffering?? Just me then..........oh............erm, I'll get me coat! :wink:
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