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Old 10-11-2008, 02:53 PM
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I remember when 5 1/4" floppies were new tech. I used to play games on cassette tape. Oh snap, I'm old!
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I'm not oldschool enough to post in this thread but I'll do so anyways.
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Old 10-11-2008, 03:44 PM
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Snake! I loved that game.
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Commander Keen (Shareware)
Legend of Kyrandia series
Lands of Lore
Bloodnet (Wish they would remake this game, it had potential)
Wing Commander (1,2,3 and Privateer)
X-Com series
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If I go on this is going to be a VERY long post. Suffice to say there are more than a few.
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Old 10-12-2008, 11:28 AM
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I remember when 5 1/4" floppies were new tech. I used to play games on cassette tape. Oh snap, I'm old!
God, I remember doing that. I also used to buy the coding magazines that had games you could code in and save to the cassettes.
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Old 10-12-2008, 07:41 PM
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I got my first PC in '94 so not very old school, but I remember my first games in it were gems like The Journeyman Project Turbo! and Rise of the Triad.
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Old 11-05-2008, 08:11 AM
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I started PC gaming on my dad's computer in the early 90's, when I was about 10 years old..

-Commander Keen
-Tank Wars (bomb)
-Duke Nukem
-Wolfenstein 3D
-Rise of the Triad
-Heretic !!
-Hexen !
-Realms of the Haunting !!
-Wing Commander (all) !!!!!
-Interstate '76 !!!!! ("Hey Stampede, how 'bout a poem?")
-Carmageddon
-Carmageddon II: Carpocolypse Now !!
-Destruction Derby
-Raptor (this was a shareware game that was one of those top-down oldschool arcade plane shooters)
-Comanche !! (Helicopter sim)

Oh, and Doom of course. ( ;

My favorite would have to be Ultima Underworld. I loved that game so so much. If you've never played it, it's totally worth seeking out on E-bay. Ironically, I totally missed the boat on Ultima Online. I even remember looking at it one day and thinking "ugh, those top-down graphics look terrible".... Oh how I regret that day.

I miss DOS.
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Old 11-05-2008, 02:43 PM
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Those 5 1/4" floppies always had the best games. I can't remember the name of it right now but I used to play some game show game off a 5 1/4" floppy all the time on an Apple. I also played a lot of Choplifter.

I also remember for some reason playing some football and hockey game that were completely text based. Those were the days.
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Old 11-05-2008, 04:27 PM
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My first games were all console games. The very first was probably either Super Mario or Super Mario 3? I don't recall if I had a Nintendo or an SNES first. There was a period that my mom went though where she thought games *caused* epilepsy and took them away. :/ I have played DOS games though, though I can't remember any names off the top of my head. I also loved going to the store because they had a Golden Axe arcade machine. :3 Also, Galaga. I can't pass up an arcade that has Galaga in it.
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:00 AM
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Hmmm, I go even further back I think. Not much, but a little.

Faves on the Acorn Electron:

Elite
Exile
The Sphinx Adventure
Repton 1,2 & 3
Magic Mushrooms
Karate
Thrust

I never had a c64, or Speccy but I had a few faves on them too:

Dizzy
Exile (Again.)
IK +
Head over Heels
Last Ninja


IBM PC:

Zork Zero: Frozzboz underworld
Time and Majyk
Kings Quest 1-6
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Zak McKraken
Star Flight II

Amiga:
Speedball 2
Elite Plus
Dungeon Master
Eye of the Beholder
Stunt Car Racer
Sensible World of Soccer
Liberation
Fly Harder
The Secret of Monkey Island
Ultima V
Syndicate
XCOM: UFO Defence
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