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Lentini2001
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Post by Lentini2001 » Sat May 06, 2006 2:34 pm

Cannon Fodder (Amiga) Trying to do Level 8's 'Jeep Jump' kept me and my mate glued to the screen for hours on end till I finally managed to do it!

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Lindopski
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Post by Lindopski » Sat May 06, 2006 3:09 pm

Blimey hours lost to games

Monkey Island 1 and 2 on the Amiga
Total Annihilation on the PC (obscene amount of hours, thousands)
Lord of the rings - the third age on Xbox
Creatures on C64
Little Computer people on the C64
Sherlock Holmes Consulting detective on the Amiga CD-TV
Shadow of the Beast 1 & 2 on amiga
The Detective C64
Harrier attack - 16k Speccy
Pilotwings - N64 (just flying about)
Hunter - Amiga
Discworld - PC
Indiana Jones and the last crusade (adventure) - Amiga
Sonic the Hedgehog - Sega Megadrive
Final Fight - Mega CD
Parodius - Saturn
Gran Turismo 2 - Playstation
Harvest Moon - Gamecube
Ghosts n Goblins - C64
Ghouls n ghosts - C64
Miami Vice - C64
Blue Max - C64
Yars Revenge - Atari 2600
Red Alert - Pc
Duke Nukem - PC
Unreal Tournament (the first one) - PC
Half Life - PC
Baldurs Gate 1&2 - PC
Outrun -C64
Mille Miglia - Arcade
Double Dragon -Arcade
Carmageddon - PC
Grand Theft Auto 1 & London - Pc
Grand theft auto 3 & Vice City - Xbox & Ps2
Touche - PC
Star Wars Knights of the old republic 1 & 2 - PC
IK+ - amiga
Frontier (Elite 2) - Amiga

are amongst some of the games that have stolen many many hours of my life off me , ive gotten old on gaming.
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HalcyonDaze
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Post by HalcyonDaze » Sat May 06, 2006 3:26 pm

I dread to think how much time I have spent playing the Championship Manager / Football manager games :(

From Championship Manager back in 1993 on my trusty Amiga to FM 2006 at the moment, I have spent truly scary amount of my life on those games, surely the gaming version of crack cocaine. It's a wonder I have found time to play anything else.

Elite also got a hammering, as has Bubble Bobble, the Kick Off series, and from the modern games it's Pro Evo Soccer that eats my time.

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dark_thunder
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Post by dark_thunder » Sun May 07, 2006 6:38 am

Easily Phantasy Star Episode 1 on the Sega dreamcast, it took me around 2 months to complete in single player.
Another game in played for a very long time was Marvel vs Capcom 2, buying every outfit and all special characters took ages!!!!

The Universal
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Post by The Universal » Sun May 07, 2006 9:34 am

Winter Games on cbm ate almost an entire summer holiday for my friends and I

Mr Do! not a week passes where I dont play it at some point, thats 24 years, couldnt begin to give you an hours breakdown, same with Dragons Fury some 14 years on.....

Daytona, Virtua On ,Virtua Fighter 2 and Exhumed on Saturn, Road rash, Need For Speed, Madden and Return Fire on 3DO

WOW, had to delete profile in the end, it was taking over life.

PSO on DC took a lot time but nothing compared to the Xbox release, classic gaming moments there.

Skies of Arcadia, Grandia, All the Ghost Recon series, Quake 3 and 4 and most recently Burnout Revenge, 70+ hours (sharing game with my 4 year old though),Oblivion.


Shocking really, I wonder who i would be if I hadnt discovered games?
Just where is Mickey T?

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Post by Submerge » Sun May 07, 2006 12:54 pm

The Patrician - Amiga - Played this for months, and i mean months, and got ABSOLUTELY NOWHERE. I still play it, dreaming of the day when I become an Alderman. Absolutely brilliant Game

Lure of the Temptress - For such an easy game now, playing it when I was 13 it seemed so much harder, proper atmospheric game!

Codemasters MotoX - Speccy - Nuff said, quality game. (same goes for Quadbike)

Run the Gauntlet - Speccy - Weeks on this one.

SWOS and CM 94 do not need to be mentioned.
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