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Re: If you could turn one tv show/movie into an 8/16-bit gam

Post by gman72 » Thu Mar 06, 2014 4:45 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:
gman72 wrote:How about a text adventure based on Crossroads? Could be fun.
Well, there was The Archers on the 8 bits by Mosaic, so no reason why it couldn't be done. A cross between multiple choice and text adventure, and very well done. I'm sure a crossroads game was planned, but that may be my mind playing tricks. There was a similar style game about Adrian Mole, and that was jolly good fun too, but (same as The Archers) you had to know something about the series to get much enjoyment. Mosaic also produced Yes Prime Minister, which really was exceptional, just like an episode of the tv series, and very well written.
It is actually a cool idea for an RG feature... obscure 8 bit games based on TV shows. Grange Hill I can remember... finding Gonch and Ollo's lost Walkman... Priceless.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:32 am

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Post by ToxieDogg » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:28 am

SpockIOM wrote:Visoinaries is a good shout. I always hoped they'd make a Defenders of the Earth and Thundercats game too but, to my knowledge, they never came about.
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Post by koopa42 » Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:31 pm

ToxieDogg wrote: Defenders Of The Earth:
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Post by Shinobi » Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:35 pm

koopa42 wrote:
ToxieDogg wrote: Defenders Of The Earth:
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Re: If you could turn one tv show/movie into an 8/16-bit gam

Post by sebadude » Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:40 am

I always thought that Red Dwarf would make a great game - there could be elements of space exploration, combat, cool weaponry, humour, plus the four main characters would be great to choose between as they'd all have distinct strengths and weaknesses (Rimmer could walk through walls, for example, but wouldn't be able to fight as such - that would be Lister's strength!). I can only think that the audience wasn't deemed large enough for a game to be made. Shame...

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Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:39 pm

The Gil Gerard Buck Rogers series. But on the SNES/MD. It could have been ace.
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Post by Scratch_Porkings » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:21 pm

The Hardest of All Freds wrote:The Gil Gerard Buck Rogers series. But on the SNES/MD. It could have been ace.
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Post by LAIS » Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:14 am

The film Stardust would make a superb Final Fantasy VI style RPG.

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Post by thebear » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:48 am

6 O'clock live as an escape the room type game

You play Frank Bough and have to escape the S&M dungeon and get to the studio in time
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Re: If you could turn one tv show/movie into an 8/16-bit gam

Post by SpockIOM » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:30 am

ToxieDogg wrote:
SpockIOM wrote:Visoinaries is a good shout. I always hoped they'd make a Defenders of the Earth and Thundercats game too but, to my knowledge, they never came about.
Defenders Of The Earth:
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Thundercats:
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Nothing for consoles though, unfortunately.
Nice! I'll have to search that one out!
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Post by SpockIOM » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:37 am

Sel Feena wrote:
Antiriad2097 wrote:Quincy isn't that unreasonable. There's a number of CSI games for PC, most of them aren't doing anything that the ST or Amiga couldn't have done in a similar point n click/puzzle game combo. Ocean or Lucasarts could have made a good turn of it, the latter especially with the humour.
Fair dues! Was there ever a Gladiators game? Seems perfect for some joypad/stick waggling, button mashing minigames.
I seem to remember seeing American Gladiators advertised and played on GamesMaster at some stage, but by all accounts it was a thoroughly terrible game - scores in the region of 13% as memory serves.

On the American cop show theme, would a game based on Ironside be in completely bad taste?
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Post by thebear » Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:35 am

SpockIOM wrote:
Sel Feena wrote:
Antiriad2097 wrote:Quincy isn't that unreasonable. There's a number of CSI games for PC, most of them aren't doing anything that the ST or Amiga couldn't have done in a similar point n click/puzzle game combo. Ocean or Lucasarts could have made a good turn of it, the latter especially with the humour.
Fair dues! Was there ever a Gladiators game? Seems perfect for some joypad/stick waggling, button mashing minigames.
I seem to remember seeing American Gladiators advertised and played on GamesMaster at some stage, but by all accounts it was a thoroughly terrible game - scores in the region of 13% as memory serves.

On the American cop show theme, would a game based on Ironside be in completely bad taste?
Definately not, you could even do some product placement and pop him in a C5!
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Re: If you could turn one tv show/movie into an 8/16-bit gam

Post by Treguard » Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:17 pm

I want an A-Team game. A proper A-Team game. Where you take on clients, solve there problems and hopefully build a tank out of a lawnmower and some string. Kind of like GTA with a social conscience. And I want it now. I know it's not 8/16 bit. But I want it.

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Post by Rich@Option4Studios » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:06 pm

Citizen Kane - The Game, then there would be no debate as to what would be the Citizen Kane of games :roll:

Failing that, maybe West World as a first stab or was there a game (my quick Google image search resulted in 0 finds)?

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