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Post by RocketRanger » Fri Aug 17, 2007 11:39 am

sleeper77 wrote:My fave 10 CPC games in no particular order:

5. Amsoft Fruit Machine
I see your 'Amsoft Fruit Machine' and I raise you 'Codemasters Fruit Machine Simulator'

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Post by woody.cool » Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:53 pm

My top 10 CPC games (I can't wait for this one)

1. Head Over Heels (Ocean / Jon Ritman & Bernie Drummond)
2. Batman (3D Version - Ocean / Jon Ritman & Bernie Drummond)
3. Arkanoid
4. Super Robin Hood
5. Super Ghost Hunters
6. Dizzy (the original first Dizzy game)
7. Barry McGuigan's Boxing
8. Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Golf
9. Gauntlet II
10. Golden Axe

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Post by nemerodius » Fri Aug 17, 2007 2:50 pm

Couldn't afford a colour monitor version, 4 years playing on agreen screen!
1. Get Dexter
2. Ikari Warriors
3. Winter Games
4. Barbarian
5. Sacred armour of antiriad
6. Fifth Axis
7. Batman
8. Commando
9. Beach Head
10. Sabre Wulfe

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Post by Mootown » Fri Aug 17, 2007 6:14 pm

RocketRanger wrote:
sleeper77 wrote:My fave 10 CPC games in no particular order:

5. Amsoft Fruit Machine
I see your 'Amsoft Fruit Machine' and I raise you 'Codemasters Fruit Machine Simulator'
Honestly though, Amsoft... hahahahahahahhahahahahahahaahah

Although, Oh Mummy was awesome

erm...

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Post by khisanth » Fri Aug 17, 2007 7:25 pm

okay in no particular order

Bards Tale
Bloodwych
Harrier Attack
Jet Set Willy
F-16 Combat Pilot
Knight Lore
Knight Tyme
Who Dares Wins II
Gryzor
Renegade

could add tonnes more, especially text adventure games
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Post by woody.cool » Sat Aug 18, 2007 4:22 am

Mootown wrote:
RocketRanger wrote:
sleeper77 wrote:My fave 10 CPC games in no particular order:

5. Amsoft Fruit Machine
I see your 'Amsoft Fruit Machine' and I raise you 'Codemasters Fruit Machine Simulator'
Honestly though, Amsoft... hahahahahahahhahahahahahahaahah

Although, Oh Mummy was awesome

erm...
What about Roland In Time - that was a good game!

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Post by TMR » Sat Aug 18, 2007 6:42 am

[Thinks a bit, gets a headache]

Okay, in no particular order;
Mission Genocide (Mastertronic)
Chronos (Mastertronic)
Fres Attack (Boloware)
Confuzion (Incentive) ...although i'm crap at it!
Out Of This World (Reaktor)
Zarkon (Budgie)
Anarchy (Rack It)
Ball Bearing (Radical Software)
zblast SD (freeware)
Commando Tracer (Dinamic) ...i have no idea what i'm doing, it's fun though!

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Post by sleeper77 » Mon Aug 20, 2007 5:18 pm

I could have also added Barry McGuigan's Boxing to my list, although that would not have meant me removing Amsoft's Fruit Machine.

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Post by Madge » Mon Aug 20, 2007 6:22 pm

A few of my personal faves, in no particular order:

Spindizzy
Barbarian
Renegade
Operation Wolf
Leather Goddesses of Phobos
XOR
Who Dares Wins II
Guild of Thieves
Tank Busters
Prohibition
Why retro? Because you never forget your first love.

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Post by ivarf » Tue Aug 21, 2007 5:50 pm

5 votes
Barbarian
Renegade


4 votes
Arkanoid
Ikari Warriors
Head over heels


3 votes
Bards Tale
Rainbow Islands


2 votes
Barry McGuigan's Boxing
Batman (3D Version)
Batman - the movie
Chase HQ
Dizzy
Gauntlet
Gryzor
Knight Lore
Operation Wolf
Robocop
Sorcery
Super Robin Hood
Turrican
Who Dares Wins II

1 vote
Alien 8
Anarchy
Ball Bearing
Beach Head
Blagger
Bloodwych
Bomb Jack
Chronos
Colony
Commando
Commando Tracer
Confuzion
Crazy Cars
Drip Zone
Dynamite Dan
Eagles Nest
Elite
F-16 Combat Pilot
Fifth Axis
Fres Attack
Fruit Machine
Galaxians
Gauntlet (Defender Clone)
Gauntlet II
Get Dexter
Ghostbusters
Golden Axe
Gothic
Guild of Thieves
Harrier Attack
Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Golf
Jet Set Willy
Knight Tyme
Leather Goddesses of Phobos
Mission Genocide
North & South
Out Of This World
Prince of Persia
Prohibition
Rampage
Rex
Rick Dangerous 2
Rygar
Sabre Wulfe
Sacred armour of antiriad
Satellite Warrior
Savage
Super Ghost Hunters
Super Ski Simulator
Tank Busters
Target Renegade
Thundercats
TLL (Tornado Low Level)
Treasure Island Dizzy
Venom Strikes Back
Winter Games
XOR
Zarkon
zblast SD

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Post by RocketRanger » Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:51 am

Well done, here's an extremely over the top video on YouTube:

Amstrad CPC top 10: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rouMzJsi5M8

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Post by batman877 » Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:11 am

The list changes by the week but for now and in no particular order:

Laser Squad
Batman the Movie
Robocop
Rick Dangerous 2
Turrican II
Rainbow Islands
NEXUS
Sorcery +
Chuckie Egg
Exolon


Almost made the list:
Fantasy World Dizzy
Wec Le Mans
Head Over Heels
Cybernoid 2
Total Recall
Untouchables
Space Crusade
Advanced Tactical Fighter (aka ATF)
Saboteur 2

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Post by chewy » Wed Aug 22, 2007 11:43 am

Ghostbusters
Wec Le Man
Shackled
F15 Strike Eagle
Tai Pan
Yie Ar Kung Fu
Movie
Head over Heels
Freddy Hardest
Pictionary :wink:

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Post by woody.cool » Thu Aug 23, 2007 8:51 am

batman877 wrote:The list changes by the week but for now and in no particular order:

Laser Squad
Batman the Movie
Robocop
Rick Dangerous 2
Turrican II
Rainbow Islands
NEXUS
Sorcery +
Chuckie Egg
Exolon


Almost made the list:
Fantasy World Dizzy
Wec Le Mans
Head Over Heels
Cybernoid 2
Total Recall
Untouchables
Space Crusade
Advanced Tactical Fighter (aka ATF)
Saboteur 2
WHAT!?! - How can Head Over Heels nearly make the list - HoH is the best ever CPC game.

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Post by RocketRanger » Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:03 pm

woody.cool wrote: 6. Dizzy (the original first Dizzy game)
You fool, you'll get us all killed!

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