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Discussion in 'Games' started by das müffin mann, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. das müffin mann

    das müffin mann

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    im sitting in my web design class reminiscing about my child hood and i was wondering what was the first game you ever played or what is your favorite game?
     
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    first game was alex kid in wonderland - amazing game
     
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    First game was the Precursor to "Pole Position" written by a class mate, then sold for further devolpment into POLE POSITION.

    All time favorite - ZELDA of course.

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    i can remember playing (on desktop) these mostly in my early teens: leisure suit larry, golden axe, wolfenstein and gunboat.

    b4 that i dont really remember. i dont recall the names of commodore games. damn 420.

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    First PC game was called Decathalon for my Apple IIc. It was shit, even for back then. First one I enjoyed was called Elite (space sim). Colecovision was my first console.

    As for favorite, I've had several through the years. Went through my Doom, Spear of Destiny and similar games that were great for the time. Moved on to Space sims like Wing commander, X-wing. Right now, no favorites, I enjoy SupCom, BF2142 and just started Crysis, which I really like.
     
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    I still play "Spear of Destiny"...lol

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    My first game (i think) was commander keen. My current favorite is TF2.
     
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    I'd probably still play my old games if my old system didn't crash last year (no re-install CD's - mom threw them all out about 8 years ago when got married/moved out:(:cry:)
     
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    Sooo.. you're saying you shouldn't have moved out...or shouldn't have gotten married...LOL

    :D
     
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    nope, saying shouldn't of let mom "help" in packing/cleaning my stuff up:mad: (still miss my wing commander IV)
     
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    Yeah, that sucks... they think anything not "touched" in three days is garbage...lol

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    Been puffin' that "Romulan" much? Makes me pine away for B.C.!:pimp:

    @Hawk1

    Colecovision, FTW!!
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    My first game wasn't on any gaming console or computer, it was a board game....chess
    But the first game that really turned me into a game junkie was "Fade To Black".
     
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    my first favorite game is earth2140 its made for windows 95, dos
     
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    i think my favourite game ever is still Descent
     
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    space invaders, god im old

    fav ever game, probably final fantasy 7
     
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    For any game I owned the furthest back I can remember is Zork for the VIC-20. There were a couple text-rpg's for the P.E.T. if I remember correctly.
     
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    ZX81 Chess Favorite games Gunship \ Longbow syndicate ( Spectrum \ Sinclair \ PC ).

    BUT very 1st was hand controllers that took a load of batteries and pluged into the TV and only hand one game on it which was tennis like.

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    Dam that game was hard \ tricky
     
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    PONG!!, thats what they called it I think! (maybe table tennis).:toast:
     
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    I had Pong! I must not forget my first gaming console!:rockout:
     
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    first game ever played on a PC was Moonpatrol on a Commadore 64...had to do line entry to get the game installed, and save it to a cassette tape when I was done...lol
     
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    I had an Atari 2600 and the first game was Pong. :D

    My first PC (an IBM PS/2 286) had DOS 4 on it, and I played games like Frogger and Packman.
     
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    Pong - if we're including consoles

    Otherwise Space Invaders on the ZX81

    My ZX81 even had the 16K RAM upgrade

    I did love playing Manic Miner on the spectrum and SWOS on the Amiga!
     
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    Actually for PC Wolfenstein 3D straight from the floppy days. I was addicted.........Still loving FPS games. :rockout:
     
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    god i faked sick so many days of school to play that game... good times



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