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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by ivortheinjun » Tue Feb 26, 2013 1:52 pm

Alex Kidd in Miracle World or Land of Illusion

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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by Lord Innit » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:08 pm

Wonderboy. (SMS) My favourite game ever.
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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by nakamura » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:14 pm

Some great games then including Alex Kidd, Mario 2 (YES!), CJ and more but my absolute favourite is Sonic on the Master System.
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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by Dam » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:18 pm

Super Mario 3 all the way.

If we are counting Castlevanias as platformers then most of those are great too, out of all of them Rondo is probably the best, then IV I think.

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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by ZXSabreman » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:26 pm

I simply cannot pick one

Manic Miner
Jet Set Willy
Chuckie Egg
Dynamite Dan
Kokotoni Wilf
Monty on the Run
Starquake
Super Mario 3
Donkey Kong
Brian Bloodaxe

the list is simply endless, if I did have to pick just one it would be Super Mario 3 it is simply perfection
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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by Smurph » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:31 pm

acharris05 wrote:Monster in Mayhem land on the C64. I really did enjoy this game, not only was the gameplay was good, but also the graphics were excellent for it's time. And I think at the 8 bit era the only game to have a 100% review if I remember correctly.
Gah! I forgot that one. Brilliant game.
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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by Hiro » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:56 pm

Bubble Bobble is hard to beat, also 'cause it was well converted on several home systems. But also Mayhem in Monsterland on the C64 is awesome, technically fabulous and a joy to play.
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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by Dreamer » Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:57 pm

Probably Sonic the Hedgehog (Master System) although Sonic 2, Alex Kidd and Wonder Boy were also great games.

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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by Scooby1970 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:04 pm

Zub on the CPC464. No other platformer came close to the fun and skill needed to complete it.

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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:08 pm

Alex Kidd in Miracle World for the consoles, Captain Dynamo for the computers, and Rainbow Islands for the arcade - is that allowed?
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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by Nemesis » Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:30 pm

A tough question. For me, it's between Bounty Bob Strikes Back & Underwurlde. However, whilst I loved the feel of the former, I was awe struck by the scale of the latter. Underwurlde it is. :)
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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by Liamh1982 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 4:19 pm

Sonic Chaos (Master System) - perfect for those times when I don't want any challenge whatsoever! :P

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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by koopa42 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 4:21 pm

Wonderboy IIItdt (if that counts)

edit:

It's probably my fave platformer of all time

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Post by eeztheman » Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:09 pm

Castle Of Illusion on the SMS, although closely followed by Alex Kidd, and Psycho Fox

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Re: Your favourite 8-bit platformer

Post by crusto » Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:17 pm

koopa42 wrote:Wonderboy IIItdt (if that counts)

edit:

It's probably my fave platformer of all time
Same here, if I had to choose just one. But there's just so many to choose from. I'm going to cheat and say Ninja Spirit on the PCE
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