Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

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Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by subzero » Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:37 pm

Come on everyone, join in! whats your favourite all-time arcade game???

Mines is SEGA's Afterburner II



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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:21 pm

Double Dragon

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Post by bobturnip » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:05 pm

for me, it's got to be Robotron - tense, fun, duel-joystick mahem.

Or, if going slightly less old school, OutRun 2 - all red and shiny.

(I recently posted my top ten favourite arcade machines here: http://toptenretro.wordpress.com/ )

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 1:29 am

Star Wars, the original Atari vector game. Its got colour vectors, sampled sound, TIE fighters and the Death Star assault. An incredible package of audio, video and gameplay. Pure joy every time I play it, even just looking at the cab gives me a kick.
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Post by koopa42 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:18 am

Street Fighter II ce

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Post by SoupDragon » Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:11 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:Star Wars, the original Atari vector game. Its got colour vectors, sampled sound, TIE fighters and the Death Star assault. An incredible package of audio, video and gameplay. Pure joy every time I play it, even just looking at the cab gives me a kick.
This. When I first saw it in the arcades I had to pinch myself.

Operation Wolf and Paperboy are faves too but Star Wars is THE one.
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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:17 am

By playability, it'd be Joust or Time Pilot.

By actual time and money spent on machines, it'd be Savage Quest or Metal Slug.
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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by boggyb68 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:32 am

Joint top:

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But this has become a firm favourite since High Score in Exeter:

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juno by boggyb68, on Flickr

and another which I have grown to love since High Score:

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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by subzero » Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:37 am

I forgot about juno first!!!!!!!!!!! timeless!!!!!

star wars is indeed up there with the best of them :)

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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by boggyb68 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:49 am

subzero wrote:I forgot about juno first!!!!!!!!!!! timeless!!!!!
I know, I only discovered it a couple of years ago.. can't stop playing it on mame!! :)

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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by Roo » Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:11 am

Crazy Taxi! My favourite game, full stop.
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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by Fishsta » Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:51 am

Just because I'm awkward:

Favourite arcade game of all time: Virtua Cop 3
Favourite arcade game I'd love to own: Namco Theatre, preferably Galaxian: Project Dragoon
Favourite 90's arcade game: Time Crisis
Favourite 80's arcade game: Chase HQ


And I notoriously HATE driving games.
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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by samhain81 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:58 am

Very very tough choice, but it has to be KILLER INSTINCT

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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by boggyb68 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:03 am

Always have a soft spot for this:

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Re: Whats your FAVOURITE arcade game?

Post by joefish » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:06 am

Space Harrier, full motion cabinet.

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