Your go-to MAME games

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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by Tabe » Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:17 am

Time Pilot

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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by davyK » Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:06 pm

Moon Patrol
Bank Panic
Space Invaders Pt II
Asteroids Deluxe
Time Pilot
Donkey Kong
Ghosts & Goblins
Mr Do

and play DoDonPachi via shmupMAME from time to time.

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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by paranoid marvin » Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:26 pm

With many mame titles, I actually pref re the 8 bit conversion, ESP the likes of Bubble Bobble, Metrocross (c64) and Bomb smack, Green Bert (speccy). One game I love playing on mame, and that has never been properly replicated or bettered in the home is Rampage.
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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by joefish » Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:54 am

A lot of variety in this list! And it reminds me, I haven't played Mappy in a while. Nor Time Pilot or Sky Kid Deluxe. Though they're great games I'm more into later stuff with better 2D graphics.

My go-tos are usually Space Harrier and R-Type.
I also like a bit of Trigon, and Midnight Wanderers and Chariot from Capcom's Three Wonders.

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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by Katzkatz » Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:25 pm

Here's mine :-

Mr. Do(that seems really popular here)
Bubble Bobble
Mercs(looks and plays better than the Amiga version)
Smash TV(with the twin joystick set-up naturally)
Aliens(which never got a home conversion strangely)
Xybots(I have to press a key to turn around on that one)
Gauntlet 1 and 2
R-Type 1 and 2

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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by aztecca » Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:02 pm

Ring king
Captain commando
Bubble bobble
Wwf superstars

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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by Sel Feena » Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:44 am

Excellent fighter with some great characters. The granny cracks me up
Momoko 120%
Nice little platformer featuring what must be one of the unluckiest girls in gaming. She's always in a burning building! Unless she's actually a serial arsonist?
Love this game, though I'm pretty poor at it. Always seems to take a few goes until my eyes adjust to be able to see enemy bullets
Amazing soundtrack, and a really nice and straightforward scoring system
Trio The Punch
Can't play this without smiling, it's just terrific fun

And a whole bunch of others

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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:08 pm

Seeing a lot of Time Pilot love, and rightly so, but I tend to go for the sequel, Time Pilot '84, since playing it in the league a few years back. Once you get past the graphical change (it's all sci-fi and rockets), its a much better game.
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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by mrmessy » Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:27 pm

Q Bert in recent months. Having a bit of a high score push.

Otherwise, mainly the old classics:

(Strangely, I have gone right off all the Sega games with sprite scaling. I thought they were ace back in the day but I find them strangely unappealing these days. Weird.)
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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by TheDude18 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:01 am

In no particular order -

Mr. Do
Undercover Cops
Mystic Warriors

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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by psj3809 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:04 am

So many classics..

Green Beret
Out Run
Ghost n Goblins
Bomb Jack
Bubble Bobble
New Zealand Story
Star Wars

I still like playing one level of say Pacman/Space Invaders/Centipede but those early early games as its the same level over and over again i get bored with. But one level for old times sake!

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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by lavalyte » Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:36 am

Good to see some love for Mr Do!.
It has so much replay value.
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Re: Your go-to MAME games

Post by The Laird » Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:56 am

My Top 3 would have to be:

Road Riot 4WD
WWF WrestleMania
G.I. Joe

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