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Post Your Interesting Gaming Facts

Post by paranoid marvin » Sat Mar 07, 2009 2:12 pm

(which may or may not be true)


Here's mine

99% of FPS games feature lavatories , but only 1% let you use them
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Post by krusty40 » Sat Mar 07, 2009 2:16 pm

the very first time a game character was seen urinating was in Clocktower, a point and click adventure from 1997 on the PS1.
Some advertising campaigns are very long indeed...

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Post by krusty40 » Sat Mar 07, 2009 3:07 pm

oh come ON people you lot seem to know everything about the ins and out of consoles, events and games. surely you have some wonderful facts we can all enjoy? im waiting..................... :roll:
Some advertising campaigns are very long indeed...

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Re: Post Your Interesting Gaming Facts

Post by Sigma » Sat Mar 07, 2009 3:33 pm

Nightdriver on the 2600 was the first video game to be made by a woman.

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Post by WildWillyWilson » Sat Mar 07, 2009 3:41 pm

1) Rayman- best selling PS1 game of all time in the UK.

2) The play area of GTA: San Andreas is roughly 17 square miles. Five times the size of Liberty City and four times the size of Vice City.

3) Tomb Raider's Lara Croft was originally called Laura Cruz.

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Post by krusty40 » Sat Mar 07, 2009 3:45 pm

WildWillyWilson wrote:1) Rayman- best selling PS1 game of all time in the UK.
wow that is extremely surprising for what was a crappy platform game. to think it sold more than metal gear solid and the resident evil games??

Fact: Resident Evil 2 was originally going to have a character called Eliza, a 19yr old motorbike expert instead of Claire but the whole thing was scrapped and rebuilt from scratch to create the masterpiece that was RE2.
Some advertising campaigns are very long indeed...

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Re: Post Your Interesting Gaming Facts

Post by Sigma » Sat Mar 07, 2009 4:24 pm

Sonic the Hedgehog originally started out life as a rabbit.

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Post by CrookedMouth » Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:50 pm

krusty40 wrote:the very first time a game character was seen urinating was in Clocktower, a point and click adventure from 1997 on the PS1.
I would have thought it was Leisure Suit Larry or Duke Nukem.

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Post by AlleyKat » Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:39 am

First videogame urination? I thought it was one of of the characters from Chan & Chan, a 1987 PC Engine game, myself. although that may have just been a character taking a dump... :?
speed/missile/double/laser/option/?

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Post by Seadog74 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:40 am

Most people will already know this but Continental Circus was supposed to be called Continental Circuits but someone misheard it.

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Post by retrogarden » Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:55 am

Donkey Kong was never a mistranslation of Monkey Kong. It was so named "Donkey" because he was designed to be stupid rather than evil.
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Re: Post Your Interesting Gaming Facts

Post by David » Mon Mar 09, 2009 9:08 am

99.99% of nineties platformers featured an annoying animal as a main character, along with a fire level and an ice level.

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Post by liveinabin » Mon Mar 09, 2009 9:12 am

LOL. A similar 99.99% of all arcade racers have a desert section - possibly a lot higher.


Facts..hmm...Ridge Racer's mascot, Reiko Nagase has a blood type of 'O'.

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Post by Doddsy » Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:34 am

The first video game Sonic The Hedgehog appeared was in the Arcade racer Rad Mobile.

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Post by Mayhem » Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:04 pm

Sigma wrote:Nightdriver on the 2600 was the first video game to be made by a woman.
I think Rob Fulop would be interested to hear you think he is a woman now :wink:
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