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Post by gmintyfresh » Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:04 am

matt wrote:Harrier Attack on the CPC464. Followed by Cluedo.
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Post by bonerlaw » Thu Aug 09, 2007 3:18 pm

Montezuma's Revenge - C64. Certainly a marmite game!
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Post by RetroKingSimon » Fri Aug 10, 2007 4:49 am

Gift From the Gods on the Speccy :oops: (it came with the machine)

One of the next ones I played, though, is still a favourite: NOMAD 8)

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Post by ivarf » Fri Aug 10, 2007 4:49 am

Spannerman and Laserwarp on the Amstrad CPC 464 in february 1985. The early CPCs didn't have any games bundled, I believe they started including them for Christmas 1986

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Post by Fladnar » Fri Aug 10, 2007 4:54 pm

I cannot remember well... it could be "Hungry Horace" or "Psst", or perhaps an Investronica-labeled space invaders clone on my 16K Speccy (later upgraded to 48k, of course), if we talk commercial software, but my absolute first was the breakout clone that was inside the educational "Horizons" tape given with all Spectrums. I remember its Spanish name..."El Muro".
Back in those years, it seemed almost a miracle to me that i could connect my older brother´s radio-tape deck to that thing called "microcomputer" and load and save things from and to...

PS: I played many times a game called R Tape Loading Error, i think is the most ever played game in the Speccy :-)
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Post by Xesh » Fri Aug 10, 2007 5:00 pm

Elite on the Beeb (disc version) which I still own. The disc and the computer. 8)

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Post by JetSetWilly » Fri Aug 10, 2007 5:01 pm

hmmmm......Donkey Kong and Mario Bros with my first Speccy i got. Both pack in games and both quite good
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Post by woody.cool » Sat Aug 11, 2007 4:47 am

It's between Batman (the Jon Ritman version) or Head Over Heels on the CPC 6128 - these came distributed with the CPC 6128 as part of the Dixon's 10 of the Best compilation.

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Post by djcarlos » Sat Aug 11, 2007 1:17 pm

Either Arcadians or Hopper on the Electron
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Post by Rosetinted Gamer » Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:57 pm

It wasn't the first game I ever played but it was the first game I play on my first games machine the C+4:

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