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ZX81: 3D Monster Maze! (Like Doom III but better)
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ZX81: 3D Monster Maze! (Like Doom III but better)



What was the speccy game where you moved around a wirframe maze from first-person perspective, with massive spheres rolling around after you (gun turret things too)?

I think the company were giving away a Ferrari to the first person to complete it!
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The game that got me hooked on CRPGs believe it or not wasn''t Ultima but was Dungeon Master I belive on the Amiga. Ultima IV is the CRPG that is most memorable to me.



There was an earlier RPG on the old 8-bits called ''Bard''s Tale''. This has to be one of the fore-runners to the modern RPG...

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Final fantasy 7 was good and so was 8 but 9 was crap
dungeon keeper 2 is also great
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C64:
Head over heels (my alltime favourite

Amiga:
Wings
Exile

PC:
Fade to black (incredibly good for its time)
Alone in the dark 1,2,3 (still rocks

/emptyhead


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Don''t forget Elite, now 18 years old. Released on C64, CPlus4, Apple II, Electron, Amiga, Atari ST, Archimedes, NES, Spectrum and PC. One of the best games ever!
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I''ve played every single MMOG that has ever gone live and a great many still in beta.

Isn''t that like 30-40 MMORPGs at least? How do you pay for all the monthly fees .

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I''ve heard That Elite is gonna be developped for the GBA. Is that just a rumor ?
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There was an earlier RPG on the old 8-bits called ''Bard''s Tale''. This has to be one of the fore-runners to the modern RPG...

The Bard''s Tale was the first game I ever completed, and has been very influential on my life since then. I am currently half-way through Bards Tale 2 - better late than never.

Other classic games for me (although long-time posters will probably know these considering I use them in examples all the time):

Lords of Chaos and Laser Squad (the games X-Com was based on)
Realms of the Haunting
Doom 2
Ultima 7
Thief: The Dark Project
Command and Conquer (I just can''t get into Total Annihilation or Starcraft...)
Merc MUDs
Civilization
Soul Blade (the only beat-em-up I really liked)

[ MSVC Fixes | STL | SDL | Game AI | Sockets | C++ Faq Lite | Boost | Asking Questions | Organising code files ]
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Commodore 64:
Pool of Radiance
Summer Games/Winter Games

Mac:
Marathon I, II, and Infinity
Mechwarrior II
Sargon (chess)

PC:
Starcraft (definitely #1 on my all-time list)
Unreal Tournament
Civilization
Asheron''s Call
Might & Magic II, III, IV, VI, and VII
Bard''s Tale I (never played the others, for some reason)
Leisure Suit Larry I & II. They were just too funny.
Scorched Earth
Tetris
System Shock I
Planescape: Torment
Alone In The Dark I
Diablo & Diablo II

Other than Starcraft, these are in no particular order.

The ones I''m watching to make this list are Warcraft III, which I''m playing, now, and Asheron''s Call 2. AC2 is the first game I can remember that I''m actually excited to play.

Cheers,
Russ
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The best games I''ve experienced:

Console games:

Super Mario Bros. 3
Super Mario World
The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past
Super Metroid
Super Mario RPG
UN Squadron
Super Mario 64
GTA 3

Then on the PC:

King''s Quest 5, 6, 7
Sierra''s Robin Hood
Leisure Suit Larry 1, 7
(I pretty much loved any Sierra adventure game, and those are just the ones I played.)
Quake Team Fortress
Tony Hawk 2 (I never got the first one)



Yeah so those are my favorite games.
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Arcade:
Silent Scope 1&2, it''s all about that spiffy PSG-1 controller...

Time Crisis 1 & 2, It''s all about the action pedal!

House of the Dead 2, Gotta love it!

Police 911, or something, it''s that one where you have to move, and duck and stuff...that game RULES!

Lethal Enforcers

PC:
Civilization 2
Deus Ex
System Shock 2
Starcraft
Jagged Alliance 2
Fallout 1 & 2
Arcanum

SNES:
Final Fantasy 4 & 6
Super Mario World
Chrono Trigger
Harvest Moon

Playstation:
Final Fantasy 7
Xenogears
Star Ocean 2
Revelations: Persona
Suikoden I&II

PS2:
FFX
GTA3
Shadow Hearts


Why?!?
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Definitly the best three games ever made IMHO: (no particular order) Half-Life, Final Fantasy 7 and Xenogears (whoo!)

and another i thought of right now, Wario series games... he's just cool
Jon

[edited by - mtrneo3 on July 30, 2002 12:45:41 AM]
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Anyone remembers "Cadaver" from the bitmap brothers on Atari/Amiga ?
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Megadrive
Sonic 1, 2, 3 + Knuckles
Moonwalker (man that game rocked!)
Ultimate Mortal Komat 3

Saturn
NiGHTS
Panzer Dragoon Saga
Virtual On

Arcade
Sega Rally
Time Crisis II / Crisis Zone
Virtua Fighter 2
Metal Slug
Silent Scope
Le Mans 24

Dreamcast
Soul Calibur
Shenmue I & II
PSO
MSR

PC
Quake
Dungeon Keeper
Populous: The Beginning
Grim Fandango
Worms 1 & Armegeddon
Solitaire


out of all that lot Panzer Dragoon Saga tops the list without a doubt (i''ve spend nigh-on £200 on ebay due to that game!)
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PC:
Monkey Island 1, 2, 3
Loom
Zak Mckracken and the Alien Mindmenders
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Maniac Mansion 2
Lords of the Realm 2
Civilization 2
Alpha Centauri
King''s Quest 5, 6, 7 (8 wasnt good)
Caeser 3
Betrayal at Krondor
Red Alert
X-Wing
Lemmings
Sim City 2000
Lords of Magic SE
Ishar 3
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My favorite games are:

for pc

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cannon fodder 1 && 2
half-life
duke nukem 3d
total annihilation
myst
worms 2
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Arena
Daggerfall
Morrowind
Fallout
Arcanum
Alien versus Predator 2
Counter-Strike
Tribes 2
Battlezone 2
Doom
Duke Nukem
Warzone 2000
Alone in the Dark 1
I-War 2
Outcast
Mankind
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Ultima 7
Star Control 2
Civilization 2
Tie Fighter
Monkey Island 2
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Half-life
Heroes of Might and Magic 2 & 3
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Sega Masters:
- chopper(choplifter)
- global defense

Genesis:
- Sonic (1)

PC:
- Doom (orig, III)
- Quake (i,ii,iii)
- Unreal (i, 2003)
- starcraft
- diablo
- sof
-

Nintendo:
- Mario bros.

Misc:
- chess
- risk

blah:
- Resident Evil


(could be more)
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Commodore 64:
Law Of The West, Steel Thunder, DDD (german)

Amiga:
the only one I''ve ever played..umm.. can''t remember its
name (never had amiga myself),
soccer, but with a STEEL ball, and the guys were
amored, haha, this rocked, very quick action


PC:

OUTCAST, Deus Ex, Max Payne, Realms of the Haunting,
Diablo, Sin, Shogo, Battle Zone, Warcraft 1&2, C&C: red alert



It is now for sure you can throw away your computer
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Amiga:
the only one I''ve ever played..umm.. can''t remember its
name (never had amiga myself),
soccer, but with a STEEL ball, and the guys were
amored, haha, this rocked, very quick action


=> SpeedBall 2 from The Bitmap Brothers.


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Oh jesus christ could SOMEONE please mention the following games besides me!?

Star Control 2
Ico
Rez
Gitaroo Man
Final Fantasy Tactics (might have been mentioned, I just missed it)
Final Fantasy 3 (US)
Rouge (old PC ASCII game)
and Bust a Move!?
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I can''t believe no one has Dune 2 on their list. The mother of all RTSs. I can''t count hours spent playing as Atreides. Sonic Tanks rule!!



Paul
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