What's your favourite arcade game?

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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by TrapZZ » Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:34 pm

Ms. Pac Man.

While I wanted to say the original Star Wars, because that was an amazing experience, Ms. Pac Man was the one I would always blow all my money on. I still stop and play it whenever I see it.
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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by Sepp Salerno » Wed Jun 26, 2013 5:32 pm

TrapZZ wrote:Ms. Pac Man.

While I wanted to say the original Star Wars, because that was an amazing experience, Ms. Pac Man was the one I would always blow all my money on. I still stop and play it whenever I see it.
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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by ulala » Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:58 am

Far too difficult. Im definitely old school though.

Donkey Kong, Phoenix, Moon Cresta, The Pit, 1942, Spy Hunter, Boot Hill, Track n Field.

I would have to choose Green Beret as my favorite though.

I still play them all to this day, on my cab :)

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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:29 am

Tekken 3, Time Crisis 2 and Daytona.

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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by TrapZZ » Thu Jun 27, 2013 4:26 am

ulala wrote:Far too difficult. Im definitely old school though.

Donkey Kong, Phoenix, Moon Cresta, The Pit, 1942, Spy Hunter, Boot Hill, Track n Field.

I would have to choose Green Beret as my favorite though.

I still play them all to this day, on my cab :)
OMG Track n Field...that was soo much fun. I completely forgot about that one!
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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by Scooby1970 » Thu Jun 27, 2013 5:29 am

Oooh, this is hard. So many years of playing in arcades and so many good memories. So, I'll have to choose three.

Outrun
Sega Rally
Galaxians

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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by ArchaicKoala » Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:41 am

I've always had a soft spot for Pac-Land
It was the first arcade game I was obsessed with. I can remember on a holiday to Cornwall, I played this game every day in the on site arcade :lol:

I would love to play it on a real arcade machine again

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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:46 pm

Ah, Pac-Land! Played it a few times on holiday somewhere in South Wales about a decade-and-a-half ago, then played it a couple of times on a Lynx over the last few years, then fell in love with it all over again when we had that HiScore event at the Arcade Barn in... Sussex? It's a "proper" favourite now, took ages to figure out how to get over that big water jump bit :D
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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by ArchaicKoala » Fri Jun 28, 2013 3:42 am

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:took ages to figure out how to get over that big water jump bit :D
hehe I never could figure out how to use the springboards to make that jump back then :lol: It was nearly 10 years later before I was finally able to lay that to rest and beat it lol

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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by William S » Fri Jun 28, 2013 7:06 pm

Probably Golden Axe.
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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by GigaPepsiMan » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:04 pm

1980's: Dig Dug, Pac-Man, Galaga, basically Namco
1990's: 3rd Strike, Garou, Tekken 3, basically fighting games.

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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by GameGhoul » Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:57 pm

1. Donkey Kong
2. Chiller
3. Marvel vs. Capcom 2
4. Time Killers
5. Golden Tee

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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by 4am » Sun Jul 14, 2013 8:13 pm

This, like my favourite album, would probably change on a daily basis. So just for today I'm going for the oft-overlooked '10-Yard Fight'.

Never been into American Football, but this game was utterly engaging (and your 10p tended to last a little longer than with your average schmup). It was also fairly rare, my old haunt (Southend seafront) only ever had one of these cabs.

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If we're talking multi-player, I'd go for Hot Rod (circa '88)...

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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by thebear » Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:04 am

4am wrote:
If we're talking multi-player, I'd go for Hot Rod (circa '88)...

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Love Hot-Rod too, especially if you get 4 of you playing!
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Re: What's your favourite arcade game?

Post by psj3809 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:18 am

Got some great memories...

Space Invaders - First arcade game i saw
Battlezone - Remember the tabletop version in Cornwall well
Commando - Played this tons in Spain
Out Run - The sit down version, amazing as a kid
Star Wars - Loved playing this everytime i saw this, specially the sit down one
Track n Field - Remember being so chuffed when i had a record (presume the machine had just been turned off so scores were reset)
Super Sprint - Playing this most lunchtimes with my mates in Bracknell

So its great i can play most of these on MAME nowadays. Love it

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