Retro Gamer let's name the top 200 16-bit games

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Re: Retro Gamer let's name the top 200 16-bit games

Post by learnedrobb » Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:17 pm

And another from me:

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Re: Retro Gamer let's name the top 200 16-bit games

Post by RUOK » Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:19 pm

Nemesis wrote:I wish I could link a picture to it but I tend to lose the ability to do so :oops:

Anyway, Lotus Turbo Esprit 2 - Amiga
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Post by paranoid marvin » Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:25 pm

Plundered Hearts





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Post by Nemesis » Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:37 pm

RUOK wrote:
Nemesis wrote:I wish I could link a picture to it but I tend to lose the ability to do so :oops:

Anyway, Lotus Turbo Esprit 2 - Amiga
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sscott wrote:Stunt Car Racer - ST
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Sorry that's the original Lotus Turbo Esprit not the sequel but thanks for your kind effort though :wink:
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Post by DreamcastRIP » Fri Nov 16, 2012 4:36 pm

Nice too see yet more appreciation for Stunt Car Racer in the thread. :D
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Post by themightymartin » Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:06 pm

Not one of my favourites, but I'm surprised nobody's mentioned any of the Street Fighter games yet. No, that's not one of my choices, it's just that there's so much love for these games that I can't believe I haven't seen any of them on here yet.
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Post by fujiHunter » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:51 pm

Lemmings

Okay, I guess I'll be the one to inevitably drop Lemmings onto the list. A Genre defining, mind-bending, real time strategy game that was so simple in concept it was a thing of beauty. It spawned what seemed like a zillion sequels across god knows how many formats, however, did any really trump the original Atari ST/Amiga versions?... not for me! IMHO, the first 16-bit versions were never really bettered.

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Post by The Laird » Sat Nov 17, 2012 5:29 am

The Lynx version is amazingly good too, as with Desert Strike that was mentioned earlier.

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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:01 am

Gates of Zendocon on that Lynx thing, superior to many, many horizontal shooters:
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Post by Liamh1982 » Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:47 pm

NGPC's 16-bit, so Neo Turf Masters:
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Post by Hiro » Sun Nov 18, 2012 5:56 am

Damocles (Mercenary 2). An entire solar system with millions of unique buildings, squeezed in 880k. Pure genius.

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Post by eeztheman » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:00 am

How about the classic early SNES shooter, UN Squadron ? (or Area 88 in Japan)

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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:12 am

Ooh, haven't had Sonic 3 & Knuckles yet...
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Post by PaulEMoz » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:27 am

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Rocket Ranger (Commodore Amiga)

Although it followed the tried-and-trusted Cinemaware formula of tying a series of mini-games into a light strategy game, I'd run down to my mate's house every night for weeks to play this on his Amiga. The atmosphere it generated was incredible, and while I know a lot of people weren't overly enamoured with the gameplay in Cinemaware games, I found each stage to be playable and very enjoyable, and the way the story was presented was brilliant. This was my favourite Cinemaware game, one of my favourite Amiga games, and one of the top 16-bit games of all time.

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Re: Retro Gamer let's name the top 200 16-bit games

Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:39 am

Castlevania 4 on the ol' SNES. Fooking amazing and one of my favourite soundtracks.

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