Rose-tinted glasses - you chose the 100 worst retro games

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Post by Submerge » Tue Jun 05, 2007 6:10 am

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Post by psj3809 » Tue Jun 05, 2007 6:43 am

Argo wrote:Worst game ever..... Mikey on speccy and C64. It came on that compilation with Yie Ar Kung Fu and Green Beret. Utter dogpoo
Always thought Mikie was pretty good. Decent Beatles tune on the Speccy version, used to get past quite a few of those levels.

Why do you think Mikie is the worst game of all time ? Were you crap at it ? Not everyones cup of tea but never heard it called worst game of all time

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Post by SirClive » Tue Jun 05, 2007 8:56 am

psj3809 wrote:
Argo wrote:Worst game ever..... Mikey on speccy and C64. It came on that compilation with Yie Ar Kung Fu and Green Beret. Utter dogpoo
Always thought Mikie was pretty good. Decent Beatles tune on the Speccy version, used to get past quite a few of those levels.

Why do you think Mikie is the worst game of all time ? Were you crap at it ? Not everyones cup of tea but never heard it called worst game of all time
Decent conversion of quite an average arcade game I though.
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Post by Grahame » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:19 am

EDIT: My last one was already on the list :oops:

Mission Impossible - N64

Just horrible I thought. Terrible visuals, erratic gameplay and altogether frustrating. Shame really because the franchise seems like one that could translate into an enjoyable game.
I'd buy that for a dollar!

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Post by woody.cool » Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:24 pm

Celebaglar wrote:
merman wrote:Don't dismiss something because it's written in BASIC. Spent many hours playing a little game called "Weather War II" (converted from the PET to the C64) and a card game (Milles Bournes) also written in BASIC.
Of course. The language doesn't reflect on the quality of the game (though it can affect the quality of presentation). OTOH, Token of Ghall is just bad.
I was commenting on presentation ... NOT on the quality of the game - I've never played it before !!! I'm just saying it looks like it could of been wacked together using BASIC in about five minutes !!!

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Post by Celebaglar » Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:38 pm

woody.cool wrote:I was commenting on presentation ... NOT on the quality of the game - I've never played it before !!! I'm just saying it looks like it could of been wacked together using BASIC in about five minutes !!!
:lol:

It probably was. I think it was a full-priced game too.

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Post by GarryG » Tue Jun 12, 2007 8:41 am

So what number are we at now?

When will the list be updated on the first page?

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Post by Scoopboy68 » Wed Jun 27, 2007 4:07 am

My Worst Game ever Transylvanian Tower on the Speccy....complete and utter pish

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Post by neueregel » Sat Jun 30, 2007 9:44 am

Has anybody mentioned CRL's 'Blade Runner" on the C64 yet?
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Post by JetSetWilly » Thu Jul 05, 2007 4:32 am

A View To A Kill on the speccy. WTF WAS THAT ABOUT? NOTHING LIKE THE MOVIE, MATEY, THATS FOR SURE!!!

Don't get me wrong, i like the Bond movies and the games (The Spy Who Loved Me on the Amiga was downright f***ing hard and i still haven't completed GoldenEye rogue agent yet!), but this game was utter pants. If this was a kid in school, he'd get wedgied, punched, kicked, have have his dinner money nicked, have super glue put on his chair and someone p!ss in his gym bag!
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Post by Type2XS » Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:26 am

I'll go for He-Man and the Masters of the Universe for the C64. I don't exactly know why. It just wasn't the good game I hoped for at the time :(

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Post by fastrez » Wed Jul 11, 2007 12:08 pm

Last battle - lord god almighty!!

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Post by merman » Thu Jul 12, 2007 7:25 am

Type2XS wrote:I'll go for He-Man and the Masters of the Universe for the C64. I don't exactly know why. It just wasn't the good game I hoped for at the time :(
Movie tie-in action game (by Gremlin) or Adventure International text adventure?
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Post by Bub&Bob » Thu Jul 12, 2007 7:34 am

merman wrote:
Type2XS wrote:I'll go for He-Man and the Masters of the Universe for the C64. I don't exactly know why. It just wasn't the good game I hoped for at the time :(
Movie tie-in action game (by Gremlin) or Adventure International text adventure?
The action game was ok, wasn't it?
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Post by Type2XS » Thu Jul 12, 2007 8:22 am

Nope, I mean the Action/Adventure/Whatever game from U.S. Gold. But good that you mention the action game by Gremlin. That one was even worse :D I think I repressed that one :D

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