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Post by HalcyonDaze » Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:07 am

The original Double Dragon arcade game is one of my all time faves, absolute classic.

Also loved Renegade too.

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Post by Swainy » Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:15 am

Look forward to this mate.

Loved TR on the speccy, but it was just a little to easy (even for me and I am crap at games). Finished it first day I got it.
Yeah it was an easy game. The remake will hopefully be a bit harder, it's going to have 2 extra levels and a few of the bad guys from Renegade 1 thrown in.

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Post by revgiblet » Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:37 am

Swainy wrote: Very crap version on the left, not so crap version on the right.
Heh, it was the version on the left. I liked it, which just proves my point about scrolling beat-em-ups on the C64.
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Post by golgo13 » Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:39 am

Swainy wrote:
Look forward to this mate.

Loved TR on the speccy, but it was just a little to easy (even for me and I am crap at games). Finished it first day I got it.
Yeah it was an easy game. The remake will hopefully be a bit harder, it's going to have 2 extra levels and a few of the bad guys from Renegade 1 thrown in.
Not the knife guys from the end of Renegade I hope. the whip girls on the other hand...
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Post by psj3809 » Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:40 am

I love the Speccy but i thought that game was so poor. One of the last Speccy games i brought before moving over to the Amiga. Saved up that money, so excited as the arcade machine was brilliant but it was dire. Felt very let down !

Double Dragon on the GB Mono i thought was very good, bit easy, can still hear the theme tune now to that game.

On the Speccy Renegade was the best beat em up game but Double Dragon on MAME etc is brilliant and one of the first great fighting games i got into

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Post by Swainy » Thu Feb 02, 2006 9:12 am

Not the knife guys from the end of Renegade I hope. the whip girls on the other hand...
They appear, but not with any weapons.

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Post by golgo13 » Thu Feb 02, 2006 9:19 am

psj3809 wrote:I love the Speccy but i thought that game was so poor. One of the last Speccy games i brought before moving over to the Amiga. Saved up that money, so excited as the arcade machine was brilliant but it was dire. Felt very let down !

Double Dragon on the GB Mono i thought was very good, bit easy, can still hear the theme tune now to that game.

On the Speccy Renegade was the best beat em up game but Double Dragon on MAME etc is brilliant and one of the first great fighting games i got into
Running DD on Mame is so well emulated it even includes the slowdown when 4 or more enemies are on screen. Its worse with 2 player.
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Post by Dizrythmia » Fri Feb 03, 2006 2:12 am

Swainy wrote:Image

Very crap version on the left, not so crap version on the right.
I had both versions & I played the one on the right A LOT!!! Amstrad DD2 was pretty impressive as well. Definately the best of the 8 bit versions.

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Post by 8man » Sat Sep 30, 2006 4:59 pm

Double Dragon on the Neo Geo AES isn't that bad...
(The Neo version is a one-on-one fighter, with no side-scrolling).

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Post by thl » Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:57 pm

I first played it on the Master System, which has been such an enjoyable version. The two player mode was brilliant especially when I was playing with my brothers. Awesome.:D

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Post by deano7649 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 3:24 pm

The arcade version of DD is fantastic ! Wasn't too keen on DD2 though, found it really hard and the controls were slightly different.

I thought that out of all the home computer conversions that the Speccy version of DD was the best, although many here think otherwise.

Okay it's not the best to look at, and the multiload was a pain in the arse but it played well.

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Post by psj3809 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:06 pm

Loved Double Dragon back in the day, was one of the first 2 player beat em ups i really played. Speccy version sadly sucked, remember saving up for that game, really 'wanted' it to be good but in the end i couldnt be blind to the fact it was very poor !

I actually played the Gameboy Mono version tons, thought it was excellent on that and still play that a lot.

Cant stand the Neo Geo version, nothing like all the other true versions and is one of the usual 'yawn' beat em ups on the Neo Geo which is a shame

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Post by Serial killer » Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:30 pm

Double dragon on the Master system for me, many a good time playing with my mates on that version.

Enjoyed renegade on the spectrum.

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Post by skylarking » Mon Oct 02, 2006 3:00 am

Anyone else tried the Atari 2600 version? :D
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Post by woody.cool » Mon Oct 02, 2006 3:30 am

skylarking wrote:Anyone else tried the Atari 2600 version? :D
There was a 2600 version? :? Crumbs!

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