Favourite Atari 2600 games

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Favourite Atari 2600 games

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Thu Nov 22, 2007 9:41 am

Please list your five favourites :)
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Post by sleeper77 » Thu Nov 22, 2007 9:53 am

In no particular order...

1. Space Invaders
2. Asteroids
3. Dodgems
4. Maze Craze
5. Pitfall

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Post by Mayhem » Thu Nov 22, 2007 10:01 am

Adventure
Pitfall II
Montezuma's Revenge
Starmaster

Marble Craze (if homebrew is allowed) OR
HERO (if not)
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Post by BSA Starfire » Thu Nov 22, 2007 10:58 am

Ladybug
Phaser Patrol
Commie Mutants
Asteroids
Centipede

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Post by psj3809 » Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:08 pm

1 - Space Invaders
2 - Combat
3 - Adventure
4 - Ms Pacman
5 - Asteroids

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Post by stvd » Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:44 pm

Pitfall II
H.E.R.O.
Warlords
Indy 500
Combat
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Post by CraigGrannell » Thu Nov 22, 2007 1:00 pm

Ooh, tough one (apart from #1!), but...

1. H.E.R.O. (Best. Game. Ever! TRUFAX!)
2. River Raid
3. Berzerk
4. Pitfall II
5. Battlezone
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Post by TMR » Thu Nov 22, 2007 3:41 pm

Ooh, okay...

1 Yar's Revenge
2 Thrust
3 Vanguard
4 Combat
5 River Raid

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Post by andy vaisey » Thu Nov 22, 2007 3:52 pm

River Raid
Pitfall II
Yar's Revenge
Oystron
California Games

"New" games allowed? Hope so, that's why I included Oystron.

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Post by witchfinder » Thu Nov 22, 2007 4:06 pm

Not enough Warlords love here for my liking! :?

1. Warlords
2. River Raid
3. H.E.R.O.
4. Pitfall
5. The Empire Strikes Back

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Post by dr_bob » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:02 am

Combat
River raid
Centipede
Bezerk
Battlezone(not vectored like the arcade, but just as good).

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Post by CraigGrannell » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:30 am

dr_bob wrote:Battlezone(not vectored like the arcade, but just as good).
Better, IMO.
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Post by mikeb » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:43 am

Don't forget Solaris, the semi-sequel to Star Raiders, an amazing achievement which Rob Fulop still reckons is technically the best 2600 game ever programmed.

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/1 ... php?page=3

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Post by bigfreakypossum » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:52 am

Yar's Revenge
Adventure
Enduro
Jungle Hunt
Keystone Capers

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I'm surprised at how many people listed Asteroids. It's a bad port. I even thought it was a bad port when I was a little kid.
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Post by dr_bob » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:54 am

CraigGrannell wrote:
dr_bob wrote:Battlezone(not vectored like the arcade, but just as good).
Better, IMO.
It is really good, and plays quite fast f I remember rightly.
Although your tank DOES look like its made of lego :)

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