Best Spectrum games

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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by ajgreen » Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:05 am

Blimey, only five?

Here goes, then, in no particular order

Split Personalities (Domark)
Rainbow Islands (Ocean)
Jetpac (Ultimate)
Technician Ted (Hewson)
Manic Miner (Soft Proj)

Though ask me again tomorrow, and you might get a different five. :D

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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by jdanddiet » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:27 pm

haha we've had a few similar threads since :lol:
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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by shiftytigger » Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:08 am

Ah well - Im here so i may as well add to the long dead thread.

My top 5

1. Chaos - ace multiplayer
2. Midnight Resistance - some years later I played the arcade version and realised how good a job was made of the Speccy version
3. Rainbow Islands - one of my fave games anyway - love the spec version almost the best
4. Chase HQ - Fantastic conversion - great graphics and still soooo playable.
5. Hammerfist - novel idea and graphically pretty darn good.
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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by greenberet79 » Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:20 am

Blimey, an ancient thread. But I'm pulled in by it's Speccy tractor beam! My faves right now...

- Chaos
- Renegade
- Robocop
- Batman the movie
- Back to School

I could pick another four, but Chaos will always be my number one.
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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by jdanddiet » Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:12 am

Wow! what a popular machine! I think more articles in RG are called for :)
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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by Nemesis » Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:52 am

jdanddiet wrote:Wow! what a popular machine! I think more articles in RG are called for :)
Seconded!
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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:26 am

Turded

I don't think I can come up with a Top 5. There's dozens that fall in and out of favour and I keep finding new ones.
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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by Gary Plowman » Sat Mar 15, 2014 4:56 pm

Speccy games:

Fairlight
Laser squad
Fued
Lords of Midnight
Bruce Lee
Jet Set Willy
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Post by Scratch_Porkings » Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:17 pm

Mighty_Zol wrote:Only got a Spectrum in '86 so with a slight bias to later games:

Head Over Heels
Target Renegade
Elite
Lords of Chaos
Where Time Stood Still
Wow that's my top five. Different order...
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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by Scratch_Porkings » Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:19 pm

The trouble with these top 5's is that you read other people's top fives and think "oh yea, that one. Oh yes that one!" Nightmare.
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Re: Best Spectrum games

Post by Rich@Option4Studios » Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:47 pm

My top 5 in no particular order:

Chase HQ
Back to Skool
Terminus
Dan Dare
Great Escape

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