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Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by Mortis » Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:24 am

Again like the PS1 this is in no particular order:

Dizzy (any of them except Fast Food)
180
Skooldaze
How to be a complete ba####d
Feud

Carry on...

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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by ArchaicKoala » Fri Jul 15, 2016 8:55 am

Although they are not all necessarily the best games the system has to offer; they are indeed my favourite titles based primarily on nostalgia

1) Head Over Heels
2) Fist 2
3) Cybernoid
4) Cobra
5) Garfield Winters Tale

The only game in that list I didn't play as a kid was Cybernoid but it is up there as one of the best the system has to offer, I think it was an RG article that made me check the game out actually...

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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by Matt_B » Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:23 am

Only five? That's tough, but I'll go with:

Tau Ceti (see avatar)
Lords of Midnight
Laser Squad
Vulcan
Nether Earth

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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by kiwimike » Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:49 am

My fave Speccy games

Saboteur
Scuba Dive
Ant Attack
Skool Daze
Commando

Tough leaving a text adventure out! :lol:

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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by greenberet79 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:23 am

Mortis wrote:Again like the PS1 this is in no particular order:

How to be a complete ba####d

Carry on...
Great choice, love that game.

Mine are pretty clichéd:

Chaos
Batman: The Movie
Robocop
Myth
Chase HQ
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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Fri Jul 15, 2016 12:16 pm

Gauntlet II
Captain Dynamo
Cybernoid
Jetpac
720°

(also Cookie and Rolling Thunder, hard to dismiss those two!)
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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by PostieDoc » Fri Jul 15, 2016 12:18 pm

Back To Skool
Turbo Esprit
Death Wish 3
Vulcan
Amaurote

Bet no-one matches my top 5.

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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by joefish » Fri Jul 15, 2016 12:46 pm

Five is tough...

Manic Miner
Buzzsaw+
Chronos (48K)
DreamWalker
The Dark
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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by Matt_B » Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:08 pm

joefish wrote:Five is tough...

Manic Miner
Buzzsaw+
Chronos
DreamWalker
The Dark
Good picks. I don't usually get past the title music on Chronos, mind you.

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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by joefish » Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:19 pm

Matt_B wrote:Good picks. I don't usually get past the title music on Chronos, mind you.
I should also say I carefully avoid the 128K version - the in-game music is terrible and repetitive, and the alternative - the sound effects - are worse than on the 48K version.

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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by Gigifusc » Fri Jul 15, 2016 3:22 pm

Not in order. And I couldn't go five as I couldn't bring myself to drop any of them. Sorry. :(

1. Jet Set Willy
2. Deathchase
3. Elite
4. Head over Heels
5. Saboteur
6. Way of the Exploding Fist
7. The Great Escape
8. Turbo Esprit
9. Match Day
10. MatchPoint
11. Gauntlet & deeper dungeons

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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by mlucifersam » Fri Jul 15, 2016 4:57 pm

1. Jet Pac
2. Legend of Avalon
3. Boulderdash
4. Tir Na Nog
5. Zombie Zombie
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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by paranoid marvin » Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:04 pm

Atic Atac
Wild Bunch
Cyclone
Quazatron
Software Star
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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by Sureshot » Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:04 pm

Jet Set Willy
Skool Daze
Laser Squad
Chaos: The Battle of Wizards
Batty

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Re: Your Favourite Five Spectrum Games

Post by felgekarp » Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:34 am

Target Renegade
JetPac
Technician Ted
Robocop
Stay Kool
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