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Hungry Horace
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Post by Hungry Horace » Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:25 am

The bald psycho from Altered Beast: 'Welcome to your doom!'.

He changed into an eyeball flower and a head-tossing doggy. Wins on sheer imagination.
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AC
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Post by AC » Thu Feb 23, 2006 4:28 pm

Oh yeah, the guy with the white coat in Michael Jackson's Moonwalker always raised a smile.

"Ha Ha! You'll Never Catch Me!" He shouted as he casually walked right in front of you, and then off-screen. 8)

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Post by pottyboy » Thu Feb 23, 2006 4:41 pm

That skeleton-like boss at the end of level 2 in Disposable Hero. Scared me first time round, with it's laser-firing eyes and blisteringly fast movement! It would later then breathe fire at your ship! Nice!
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Dark Reaper
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Post by Dark Reaper » Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:22 pm

Mr Big in NARC. Wrong on so many levels! Is that what happens when you take drugs? :shock:
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Jonathan
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Post by Jonathan » Fri Feb 24, 2006 9:45 am

Big Bertha from Renegade.

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Post by HalcyonDaze » Fri Feb 24, 2006 4:58 pm

Le Chuck

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Mike Chicago
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Post by Mike Chicago » Thu Mar 02, 2006 4:51 am

The bomb-throwing rat with sunglasses in Super Mario Bros. 2 is not only my favorite boss, but also my own personal representation of '80s pop culture in general. It sticks out to such a great extent that my girlfriend and I find a way to interject "rat with sunglasses" into our lexicon as much as possible: "Rat with sunglasses!"
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Post by redleader28 » Thu Mar 02, 2006 5:09 am

Mike Chicago wrote:It sticks out to such a great extent that my girlfriend and I find a way to interject "rat with sunglasses" into our lexicon as much as possible: "Rat with sunglasses!"
Nice to see a man happy with his work lol.
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Post by Smurph » Thu Mar 02, 2006 10:08 am

Emerald Weapon, for the smug feeling you get when its finally dead.

Colossus #6 (the beardy one).

Robotnik's big feckin' suit thing in Sonic 2.

Mars in Forgotten Worlds.

And the dragon from Level 6 in Rastan, twas a big screen filling dragon. Impressive in its day.

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Post by TheShend » Fri Mar 03, 2006 4:18 am

Viewtiful Joe had a few good un's. Gran Bruce for being hilariously stupid and Hulk Davidson for his Mr T style banter ^_^

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Some great images of the characters in this link.

Panzer Dragoon Saga's continual bust-ups with Atolm were brilliant as well.

Image link to Atolm

I really enjoyed the fight with Twinrova in Zelda:OoT. Really great fight especially when they both merged ^_^

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Post by Cornelius » Mon Mar 06, 2006 12:30 pm

Banjo Kazooie - That final battle with Grunty was fantastic, especially when the jinjos came in to help!

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