Quirky Commodore 64 games

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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by Hiro » Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:53 am

Samurai Warrior is a very overlooked game in my opinion. Bizarre, original, well designed beat'em up where you pass more time bowing to people than cutting them to pieces
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And a not-really-good and unknown game I sometimes reload for a bit of quick, perverted fun: World Cup Manager!
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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by MadManDan79 » Fri Apr 15, 2016 9:25 am

Hiro wrote:Samurai Warrior is a very overlooked game in my opinion. Bizarre, original, well designed beat'em up where you pass more time bowing to people than cutting them to pieces
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And a not-really-good and unknown game I sometimes reload for a bit of quick, perverted fun: World Cup Manager!
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The football game looks like he's aiming at the referee instead of the goal...

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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by The Last Ginja » Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:20 pm

Mayhem wrote:Yeah, I pretty much said anything by Taskset earlier heh... because Minter is too well known ;)

I missed that. Never mind, maybe with both of us mentioning them Darran will pay attention ;)

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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by gman72 » Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:37 pm

markopoloman wrote:Gryphon - Quicksilver/Tony Crowther... quite a quirky game, again with big sprites. Had this on a 'back-up' and remember it was a pig to load :lol:
Yes I remember Gryphon. Very cool game.
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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by RetroMartin » Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:49 pm

Hiro wrote:Samurai Warrior is a very overlooked game in my opinion. Bizarre, original, well designed beat'em up where you pass more time bowing to people than cutting them to pieces
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And a not-really-good and unknown game I sometimes reload for a bit of quick, perverted fun: World Cup Manager!
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Was there an updated version of that Usagi Yojimbo title because i had one on my system that looked as good as Final Fight graphically.
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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by gman72 » Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:51 pm

Yeah, I had it named as Yusagi Yojimbo.
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Post by merman » Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:23 pm

I would propose Cliff Hanger... But I've been trying to get an article on that into the mag...
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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by sscott » Sat Apr 16, 2016 2:32 pm

markopoloman wrote:Sex Games.... C'mon you know you all waggled your joystick to that one! The level with 6 blokes and a woman was very hard to get the rhythm right though :lol:

Wavy Navy - Space Invaders on a rough sea was jolly good.

William Wobbler - damn hard, massive main character.
You catholics are well aware of the 'rhythm method'! :wink:
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Post by Hiro » Sat Apr 16, 2016 6:11 pm

RetroMartin wrote:Was there an updated version of that Usagi Yojimbo title because i had one on my system that looked as good as Final Fight graphically.
There is a Steam / Android / iOs Usagi Yojimbo game, "Way of the Ronin", but... blah :x the original game is way better.
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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by markopoloman » Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:34 pm

sscott wrote:
markopoloman wrote:Sex Games.... C'mon you know you all waggled your joystick to that one! The level with 6 blokes and a woman was very hard to get the rhythm right though :lol:

Wavy Navy - Space Invaders on a rough sea was jolly good.

William Wobbler - damn hard, massive main character.
You catholics are well aware of the 'rhythm method'! :wink:
Oi! I'm not Catholic :wink: :mrgreen:
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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by Gordon Bennett » Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:15 am

The Dolphin's Rune
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Timothy Leary's Mind Mirror
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Alter Ego
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Little Computer People
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Bozo's Night Out
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To Be On Top
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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:19 am

Also Deus Ex Machina, most games by Jeff Minter

But like I said before , many 8 bit games are quirky - even stuff like Wizball. I mena, a Wizard and his cat jump inside peas and start collecting drops of colour left behind by shooting enemies? Quirky or what?
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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by Boulder » Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:33 am

"Psi-5 Trading Co" and "Empire!"

Have they ever featured in RG?

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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:44 am

merman wrote:I would propose Cliff Hanger... But I've been trying to get an article on that into the mag...
I don't remember this. A Making of?
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Re: Quirky Commodore 64 games

Post by The Laird » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:47 am

I actually know the guys who designed and programmed To Be On Top! Really good game, had it on the ST growing up.

Oh and I saw Wavy Navy mentioned, I know the guys who did that too, as I did a Sirius Software archives a couple of years back.

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