Which arcade game are you great at?

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Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by Ferret Oxide » Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:21 pm

Are you a demon at Donkey Kong, a beast at Bubble Bobble or a master of Mappy?

Even if you could never challenge the highest recorded scores, which arcade games do you consider yourself to be good at?

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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by giss » Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:31 pm

None, really. I tried to learn the tricks of Donkey Kong once, but I never got far past the 100k mark. Think I got 112k as best, can't really remember. I guess it's an alright score, but nothing pro.

I tend to always lost interest in games after a while. But hey, there's always a new game out there to grow tired of.

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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by samhain81 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:32 pm

Most Fighters of the 90's, namely Killer Instinct which I won a comp in at the age of 10, beating players as old as 40 :D

Also, I consider myself pretty great at Sega AM2/AM3 cabs, like Virtua Fighter, Virtua Cop (got perfect scores in all stages), Fighting Vipers, Daytona, Sega Rally etc

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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by Hitman_HalStep » Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:41 pm

none,i'm useless at the classics,donkey kong,pac man and so on.that's why i love MAME so much i get to see them to the end without bankrupting myself.
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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by ShadowMan » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:16 pm

Pretty much just the 2 Megaman arcade games (power battle and power fighters). I can clear all the scenarios on the hardest difficulty using only the default buster weapon without dieing or continuing.
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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by The Laird » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:18 pm

I am amazing at Pit-Fighter!!!

I am also really good at Double Dragon and Road Riot 4WD.

Have completed all 3 in the arcades with ease.

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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by sscott » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:20 pm

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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by RichL » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:39 pm

Was pretty good at Paperboy all those years ago.

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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by jcdentont1000 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:41 pm

I am dreadful at the true retro stuff; really awful at Pacman/Galaga/Donkey Kong etc - they were before my time anyway, but for some reason I am rubbish with the actual arcade sticks (right down to struggling with a SNES Advantage) - I guess if you grow up with a NES/SNES a d-pad is all you know, and I wasn't allowed to go on the arcades as a child: "waste of money, you have a perfectly good games machine at home" :cry: :cry:

I am, however, pretty amazing at Virtua Tennis in the arcade and can complete it on one credit every time.
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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by PaulEMoz » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:44 pm

Yie Ar Kung-Fu. I did have the MAME World Record on Twin Galaxies, but not any more. I can get a higher score than any on there on my day, though (note: that's playing properly, and not just kicking stars out of the air until you clock the game).

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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by tachi » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:46 pm

3 games for me.
First arcade game I ever finished and still play often now was Dragon Ninja.
Second to that was Xybots, again finished it in the Arcade (well, killed final boss but there aint an ending screen or anything like that) and love it to bits:)
Finally, although I never finished it I do rock at 2-player solo play on House of the Dead 2. In other words I pay for 2 players and use 1 gun in each hand. Great fun, expensive but I do a lot better like that lol
The final boss always ate up the last of my £1 though :(
I once though of myself as good at Super Street Fighter 2 as I beat everyone I knew but playing the recent ones online I realised my friends must just be pretty awful as I never won a single match in about 50 tries lol
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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by Shinobi » Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:09 pm

Well the games. I can 1 credit are

Final Fight with Cody
Shadow Warriors
Double Dragon I know it's easy just spamming the one move
Golden Axe with Tyris Flare
Punished only 1cc'ed it once
Time Crisis
Killer instinct only with Orchid highest combo with her 48
Eswat my 1 cc is on Super Play
World Heroes 2
Fatal Fury Special me and friend would do a round each with Mai
Virtual Cop 2 killed my hand when playing it recently
Shinobi Mandora used to give me cramp in the hand, now I just glitch through him

Others I can't complete but pretty good on
Pang, 1942, King of Dragons, Pyscho Nission Oscar, Kung Fu Master, Metal Slug 1 and Puzzle de Pon
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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by ipmarks » Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:11 pm

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom... weirdly (or not, I'm not a very skilled gamer) I think it's about the only arcade game I've ever completed (it was on easy).

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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by delbert_trout » Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:13 pm

I've always been pretty good at the Street Fighter games, but that's probably about it really.
As for Donkey Kong, I'm dead in about ten seconds usually...can rarely get above the first couple of floors of the first stage!
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Re: Which arcade game are you great at?

Post by Hitman_HalStep » Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:23 pm

i just remembered i have 1cc'd one game,it was a football game (forget the name,i have searched but can't find it) but there was an easy exploit where you run the ball into the corner,the opposition will slide tackle conceding a corner where a simple cross and header gets a goal nine times out of ten.
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