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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by Kilb » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:21 am

99% of all fighting games... my brain/hand reaction time is too slow
Most 3D games ... I suffer from depth perception and find it difficult to judge objects in space in videogames
Dark Souls, but in a good way

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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by Negative Creep » Sat Jun 29, 2013 4:26 pm

The Impossible Game - they aren't kidding

Any NES Castlevania game, mainly because of the controls

Gremlins 2 on the Game Boy

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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:39 am

Undead Line, a ridiculously over-the-top shooty thing on the Mega Drive. Look at the YouTube thing of it, it's slightly insane:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN3rjVj8FDs
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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by crusto » Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:01 am

Im surprised Shadow of the Beast hasnt been mentioned yet, I found that to be rather punishing (and boring). On the subject of shmups (amongst plenty of others) I nominate zynaps for the CPC. I always died at the same point, the point where you have to manouver the ship between 2 bubble like structures. I swear that the programmers made that bit impossible, im certain of it.

Edit:

Just looked this up on you tube and found the part I got stuck on. Strange, it seems very easy, far too easy for me to have struggled like I did. Ah well.
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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by Sepp Salerno » Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:11 pm

slacey1070 wrote:Aitwolf on.the spectrum... I swear people must have spent cash on that and failed to get passed the regenerating wall on the first level.

I tried it again recently... Still can't play it.
Oh man yeah. It was ridiculous.
Dragons lair on the SNES, and the nes. Terrible collision detection on both and in the snes version dirk slides about the place like he's on f**kin ice.
Night breed on the amiga was pretty nails.
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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by jdanddiet » Sun Jun 30, 2013 4:55 pm

Three pages in an no-ones mentioned Dinamic...

Of their games I tried, Navy Moves was the most perversely difficult followed by army moves and game over.

Bizarre thing is after the first level navy moves was a fairly simple arcade adventure
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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by learnedrobb » Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:17 pm

Splatterhouse 2.
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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by resident paul » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:17 pm

Playing Lunar Jetman on the speccy on keyboard mode is very difficult back to the days(80's) when I'd played it!
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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:23 pm

learnedrobb wrote:Splatterhouse 2.
Easy enough if you don't rush in, just take your time. Well, until the last boss. THAT's difficult!
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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by Liamh1982 » Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:56 pm

Honourable mentions:

WeaponLord (SNES) - still can't get past the third fight on Easy without cheating.

Future Racer (PS1) - impossible although it may be because it's so hideously broken.

But the winner has to be...

Kaizo Mario!

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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by Hiro » Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:05 pm

Beast 2 on the Amiga. Ridiculously difficult. Tried for a bit and then asked for "ten pints" :P
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Re: Most difficult games you ever played?

Post by Mancman » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:17 am

Hiro wrote:Beast 2 on the Amiga. Ridiculously difficult. Tried for a bit and then asked for "ten pints" :P
Shadow of the Beast 2?

I remember dying an awful lot in that but I didn't mind because the game over screen had some awesome music. Trust me, have a look. http://youtu.be/PGf5xpaRIx8

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