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Re: The Most Difficult Console games Of All Time

Post by psj3809 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:12 am

One of the crappiest hardest games of all time was Jack and the Beanstalk on the Speccy

Think it only had 4 or 5 screens, on the second screen you climbed the beanstalk but the enemy detection was SO bad you just fell off it for no reason at all. Again how on earth this got released back in the day was a joke, surely they had friends or family test it, they would have said it was crap.

Total waste of money that game was

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Re: The Most Difficult Console games Of All Time

Post by The Laird » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:14 am

The title says console games :wink:

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Re: The Most Difficult Console games Of All Time

Post by psj3809 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:16 am

The Laird wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:14 am
The title says console games :wink:
Oops yeah. Good point ! (ahem)

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Re: The Most Difficult Console games Of All Time

Post by Ryan GH » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:37 am

Oh, that's okay. I really should have made the title so it covers a much broader range of games, I don't know why I made it consoles only, must had been a late one that night.
Any way I can change the topic to The Most Difficult Games of All Time?

EDIT - Title has been fixed!!!

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Re: The Most Difficult Games Of All Time

Post by The Laird » Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:48 pm

If we are talking computer games as well then Bad Company on the ST springs to mind, that game is ridiculously hard, which is a shame because it looks beautiful!

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Re: The Most Difficult Games Of All Time

Post by OldLou » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:12 am

The Ninja Gaiden (NES) games & Atomic Runner (Genny/MD) used to regularly kick my teeth in back in the day. Good times.

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Re: The Most Difficult Games Of All Time

Post by Ryan GH » Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:30 am

Battletoads had me smashing the controller which I felt guilty about as it had belong to my best friend ;-)

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Re: The Most Difficult Games Of All Time

Post by dste » Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:20 am

Don't forget TMNT on the NES.

That blooming swimming level. Have completed the game a few times but think I'm too old to do it again now. :lol:
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Re: The Most Difficult Games Of All Time

Post by Ryan GH » Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:10 am

I can remember it took me ages to get past the first big boss in Shinobi on master system and yet the arcade version is supposedly much harder!!!

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Re: The Most Difficult Console games Of All Time

Post by Bluce_Ree » Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:07 pm

psj3809 wrote:
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:12 am
One of the crappiest hardest games of all time was Jack and the Beanstalk on the Speccy

Think it only had 4 or 5 screens, on the second screen you climbed the beanstalk but the enemy detection was SO bad you just fell off it for no reason at all. Again how on earth this got released back in the day was a joke, surely they had friends or family test it, they would have said it was crap.

Total waste of money that game was
Three stages. An edited no-mess up run on YouTube reveals the game to be three minutes long.

Madness. I wrote about it once here.
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Re: The Most Difficult Games Of All Time

Post by mechampyouchump » Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:54 pm

The first and last mission of the original Driver game on PS1 were both torture - by first I mean the training mode. Once you got the hang of it you could whizz through the challenges but that god damn garage as a 12 year old was a nightmare.

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Re: The Most Difficult Games Of All Time

Post by Ryan GH » Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:31 am

I am so glad I passed up on Driver all those years ago. :mrgreen:

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Re: The Most Difficult Games Of All Time

Post by kebabinho » Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:13 pm

BMX Racers on the commodore 16/4 is near impossible. I still cant get past level 2 after all these years

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Re: The Most Difficult Games Of All Time

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:47 pm

Ryan GH wrote:
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:31 am
I am so glad I passed up on Driver all those years ago. :mrgreen:
You missed out. The garage difficulty level is overhyped imo, I did it on about my second go and have since repeated it without much hassle having heard these tales. I'm not even that great at games, I'm pretty poor-average.

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