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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by Sephiroth81 » Sun Feb 05, 2017 7:17 am

Super Mario Kart - SNES
Street Fighter 2 et al - SNES
Speedball II - Amiga
Liamh1982 wrote: TG16 (can of worms, I know but hey it's got "16" in the name): Alien Crush, Cratermaze
Its either an incredibly mighty 8 bit console, or a slightly underpowered 16 bit one. Either way, its awesome, as is Alien Crush (i'm downloading Cratermaze right now as never heard of it!)

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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by rocky1980 » Sun Feb 05, 2017 7:27 am

Wow now this is hard.


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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by outdated_gamer » Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:10 am

Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter II, Wolfenstein 3D, etc.

But it depends which version we're talking about. I don't want to say that classing games via "bits" is flawed, but it is pretty inaccurate, as there were 16-bit systems in the 8-bit era (TI-99/4A and Intellivision being two examples) and there were 8-bit systems in the 16-bit era (e.g. PC Engine/TG-16) and the popular "16-bit" Motorola 68000 processor was actually a 32-bit processor on a 16-bit bus, so systems like the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST and Sega Mega Drive were more "gimped 32-bit" than "proper 16-bit" systems. The Arcade board running MK was also a 32-bit chip and the same could be said for Wolfenstein 3D running on a 386 class processor. Not to nitpick, just sharing some thoughts. :wink:

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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by PostieDoc » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:43 am

Eh, don't make it more complicated than it is.

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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by English Invader » Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:52 pm

Flicky on the Mega Drive.

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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by sscott » Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:56 pm

Stunt Car Racer, Rainbow Islands, new Zealand story and dungeon master for me. That's 4 not 1 though so stunt car Racer.
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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by shiftytigger » Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:25 pm

Megadrive - Streets of Rage 2 , Rainbow Islands Extra , Road Rash
Snes - Mario Kart , Secret of Evermore , Mario All stars
Amiga - Body Blows , Wolfchild , Pinball Dreams/Fantasies
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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by nokgod » Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:49 pm

Psycho Pinball every time.
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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by crusto » Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:59 pm

Sooo many, but if I have to pick just one which I can lose hours and hours on its buck rogers on the MD.
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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by lavalyte » Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:32 am

SNES Dropzone,
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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by Matt_B » Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:16 am

Carrier Command, or maybe Sensible Soccer sometimes.

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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by mr jenzie » Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:33 pm

i don't really have ones to go play, as i usually play a lot
but since i use a few to sim with .....

megadrive .....

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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:33 pm

English Invader wrote:Flicky on the Mega Drive.
This one is surprisingly good. I didn't know it until I got a free MD TV plug in thing from RG as a subs gift.

I need to go back to that one more often. Reminds me a bit of Mappy, but good, sort of what I hoped Mappy would be until it let me down with the horrible trampoline thing.
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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by English Invader » Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:58 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote: This one is surprisingly good. I didn't know it until I got a free MD TV plug in thing from RG as a subs gift.
My first acquaintance with Flicky was as an unlockable for the Sonic Mega Collection on the GameCube back in 2003. At the time, I thought "Wow, this game is way too primitive to be a Mega Drive game" but I still loved it and it wasn't until about five years ago that I found out it was an arcade port from the early 80s (there is also an SG-1000 version of this game).

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Re: Your go-to 16-bit game

Post by thebear » Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:11 am

Super Mario World
Link to the Past
Kick Off/Player Manager
Speedball 2
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