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Classic memories of our childhood

Discussion in 'Games' started by Mastershino, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. majestic12

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    This, along with Wolfenstein 3D, Wing Commander, and Prince of Persia got me interested in computers. Later on, Doom's high requirements (386 running at 33 MHz, 4 megs of RAM!) got me interested in learning how to make my computer do more. All of the learning could have been spared had I learned to press the left shift key, f5, or f8 when booting up...
     
  2. TAViX Guest

    The first game that make me upgrade the memory of my 486DX 100Mhz to 8MB RAM was Syndicate, one of the best games I play in highschool:

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    Then Prehistoric 1 and 2 also were awesome!

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    Then Mortal Kombat 2 and 3, with superb graphics:

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    And, not the last, one of 2 BEST games I have ever played, DeusEx and Descent Freespace 1+2

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    Glad someone mentioned it :laugh:

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    Oh and lets not forget about Nibbles (Snake) back in the days of Qbasic:
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    And the best thing LucasArts ever did, Day of the Tentacle:
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    Ahh Street Fighter 2... The reason I bought a Super Nintendo!
     
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    Oh god.

    My prevailing memory is using my psychic powers to make Settlers not crash on startup with our Amiga 500.
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    And North & South was a favorite too:
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    My brother used to buy pirated games from a guy by mail-order! Every couple of months the guy would post out a list of games he had, how many diskettes it was, and the cost per diskette. Awesome.
     
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    How did a Guy with one post (Mastershino)get banned????

    Lol...I didn't start gaming till the days of Quake 3 Arena! And need For Speed Hot pursuit!
     
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    He must have been someone else that was banned before. IP can be a bitch.
     
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    Yay!! :D I used to play Settlers II with my friend on a single split screen CRT!! LOL
    He was mad on me I would always beat him...
     
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    I was so happy when I discovered this.
     
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    dammit jc i was going to post that :p :D


    heres a few from my youth :p
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    combat

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    Space Invaders

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    Missile Command

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    Phoenix

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    River Raid

    hm .gif this looks familiar:wtf:
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    Tapeworm​
     
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    I loved this one!!!!
    note the publisher LOL
     
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    wow what is that thing? its so wicked

    what you never playing golden exe? shame on you, its the best game to play with your friend, heck i still remember it how cool it is to ride a dragon, and the epic battle with the boss dam i miss sega they are the most innovative console player in the world :banghead:

    mya list of games

    -Golden exe 1-3

    -all sonic series

    -all virtua fighter and the best of all was the dream cast edition dammm the most authentic fighting games i ever have

    -super mario bros

    -james bond games on sega

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    (man the graphic was stunning at that time)
     
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    Golden Ax 1 was the best. Two sucked IMO. Also do not forget Streets of Rage!
     
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    ya can still play this even now (if you know how;))

    whoops missed out qbert, never had dig dug as far as i remember or moon patrol thanks for reminding me, i shall seek it out shifty.gif
     
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    Well here goes my Bandwidth Bombshell...

    Firstly - starting where it all began :

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    On to a wide spread of my old favorites - there where MANY more - but these are a few i can still get a shot of :

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    On to a special mention :

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    And then to the greatest OLD game of my life - and still IMO the best WarCraft EVER - relative to it's time and technology :

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    Coleco Telstar Arcade;)
     
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    The Mortal Kombat games were fun, no doubt, but Killer Instinct was my favorite fighting game from those days.
     
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    Co,co,co,co, COMBO BREAKER!


    F#@King Orchid. She almost broke me of my Asian girl fetish. I never wanted to punch a bitch so bad in my life.

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  21. TAViX Guest

    Damn. I really pity you. No irony here. One of the best games EVER produced were made in the '90. Back then the "artists" were more interested in the gameplay, story, intelligence, and duration.
    I have to mention here BEST strategy games of all times: C&C Red Alert and Tiberian Sun, Warcraft 2, Transport Tycoon, Sim City 3000, Little Big Adventure 2, Syndicate,
    then BEST quest games ever, like Day of the Tentacle, Monkey Island, The Longest Journey,
    and not the least BEST 3D games: Doom 1/2, Hexen 1/2, Heretic, ROTT, Quake 1, Unreal 1/2, DeusEx, Descent 1/2, Freespace, Wing Commander, etc

    God, I really miss those games on my 15 incher!!!

    Today I think the series like Mass Effect, M.O.H., C.O.D., are worth mention it, not because of graphics, but gameplay.
     
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    I agree. Late 80's, 90's and EARLY 2000's were a golden age. We are decades behind the times now. Quake 3 was the last game that hit me like a ton of bricks. Now everything is a port and paid DLC.......broken record is broken.
     
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    YA!! K I !!! I used to take Maya all the time and mastered her in like a day in the arcade. My personal favorite was this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars_Trilogy_Arcade . When I was homeless in the 90s this game and the arcade that housed it kept me warm all the time:toast::toast:
     
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    My dad and I were both serious arcade junkies. That's what I miss most about the golden age, when you get actually get mad at the guy who just kicked your ass in Mortal Kombat. So many sub zero and scorpion noobs! If I had invested all the quarters spent on Raiden and Ghost N' Goblins I'd probably be set for life...loved all these games so much.

    Console wise I guess SNES Mario Kart, Goldeneye N64, Twisted Metal on PS and Soul Caliber on DC. All those games were so fun with friends.


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    super metroid was the good stuff man, I personally think it was way better than the metroid prime crap

    showed it to my nephew while he was playin his wii and he says the new one is better cause it looks better

    kids dese days man
     
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