Games that hold nostalgia for you

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Re: Games that hold nostalgia for you

Post by miqrojamie » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:47 am

Donkey Kong Country and F-Zero on the SNES were two of the first games I ever played and are still two of my favourite games to this day so no surprise for me there.
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Re: Games that hold nostalgia for you

Post by bensonrad » Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:14 am

Way too many to list but a few...
Skool Daze, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Eagles Nest & Inside Outing (C64) used to play these every Saturday morning at my mates house as kids

Gremlins 2 - Amiga - we got this game with our Amiga 500, so played it endlessly.

Drip - Amiga, came free on a cover disc on CU Amiga, a game we would play over and over, my dad was playing it and I remember all us kids making up a song to go with the game music (we even recorded it on cassette)....my dad just carried on playing ignoring us all. haha.

Super Mario Land - GB, a guy in my class at school (who was well know for buying things, getting bored very very quickly and selling them on) let me his GB as I was keen to buy one, I was so confident he would sell it to me, I went out and spent my hard earned savings on Super Mario Land and a battery pack for it. Thankfully come Monday he sold me the Gameboy for £40, later when he found out I'd bought stuff in advance, he told me had he known, he would have charged me £60.....I still have that very game boy with all its box and Mario Land. :)

Starwing - Snes - played this at CES in 1993 I think it was on the Nintendo stands, loved it so much I bought the starwing snes pack the following Monday from WH Smith (I used to get 25% discount)...and so started my love of the snes.
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Re: Games that hold nostalgia for you

Post by goldenone » Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:06 am

For me it has to be Wriggler on the ZX Spectrum.

I received the 10 Computer Hits tape along with my 48k+ for Christmas when I was a kid and was desperate to play Harrier Attack however with it all being new to me I couldn't grasp how to get to that game on the tape without loading Wriggler (which sounded weird). Eventually I gave in and played Wriggler....OMG I was blown away and spent weeks & weeks playing it (could never complete it though).

I recently discovered it on an emulator website and still give it a blast now and again....Still plays well too :D

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Re: Games that hold nostalgia for you

Post by rocky1980 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:41 pm

Terror From the Deep C64

UCM C64

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Dune Amiga

Magic Pockets Amiga

Push Over Amiga

Switchblade 2 Amiga
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Re: Games that hold nostalgia for you

Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:31 pm

goldenone wrote:
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:06 am
For me it has to be Wriggler on the ZX Spectrum.

I received the 10 Computer Hits tape along with my 48k+ for Christmas when I was a kid and was desperate to play Harrier Attack however with it all being new to me I couldn't grasp how to get to that game on the tape without loading Wriggler (which sounded weird). Eventually I gave in and played Wriggler....OMG I was blown away and spent weeks & weeks playing it (could never complete it though).

I recently discovered it on an emulator website and still give it a blast now and again....Still plays well too :D
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Too many nostalgic games for me. but they include include Atic Atac, Mugsy and Psst! (Speccy), Foundations Waste (ST), Frostbite (VCS)
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Re: Games that hold nostalgia for you

Post by will2097 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:21 pm

- Robocop on the Spectrum 128 largely because of the music.
- Escape from Monster Manor and Novastorm on 3DO, largely because I walked 15miles to get them from a west midlands 3DO importer at the time. neither game was particularly astonishing, but I loved them none-the-less.
- Jackal on the arcade. I have a strong memory for where my money is spent. :)
- Final Fantasy 7. I lived further from my parents home than I could (at the time) easily travel, so spent Christmas and New Year 1997 playing the game -- i have no regrets. :D

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Re: Games that hold nostalgia for you

Post by tachi » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:07 pm

Phantasy Star IV and Suikoden still make me feel warm and elite used to but Elite Dangerous has killed it for me :(
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