August 16th, 2000, 01:20 AM
August 16th, 2000, 06:04 AM
Kings quest I and snipes.
Imagine that snipes-thing: levels from a1 up to z9, and all that in 15008 B (no, there's no "k" missing there!)
Then again, I might be wrong ....
August 16th, 2000, 09:57 AM
Dunno, maybe Gianna Sisters, Cabal or Californiagames...or maybe Spy Hunter...on Commodore 64 of course.
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August 16th, 2000, 10:27 AM
Got both the original Xcom and the original Master of Orion on the same day. A real life-changing experience...
August 16th, 2000, 10:47 AM
Wow, really dustin off the old cobwebs here.
First commercial games: probably Starfox and Jumpman on C-64 (circa 1982).
First game on a computer that was mine: Hangman. I wrote it in basic to play on my Sinclair ZX81 with 16k of memory and a casette recorder for storage (circa 1980). Hey duckman..think you can overclock that one.
But the first games I played on any computer were "Lunar Lander" on a DEC mini and a multiplayer game called "Star Trek" on a Honeywell mainframe (both circa 1979). The DEC had a keyboard and printer only, no screen. What you typed printed out on the printer. The Honeywell had 128k and used tickertape as the mechanism for storage.
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August 16th, 2000, 10:58 AM
Indiana Jones that I ran on my 1st computer, a Tandy 1000 (8088). Actually finished the game, too.
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August 16th, 2000, 11:07 AM
Aaahhh...the good ol' days
My first game was, Dangerous Dave which I played on my friend's 386
BTW, anyone remember Prince of Persia?
human was the music
natural was the static.....
August 16th, 2000, 12:00 PM
Mechwarrior and Xwing were the first games I could not stop playing. Been hooked eversince.
August 16th, 2000, 12:30 PM
wolfenstein!... Doom... TombRaider...Half-Life...Deus EX. all great games that sucked me in totally in their own time frame, but you have to back before the PC for my first games.... Spectrum & BBC B...... yes I'm old
August 16th, 2000, 05:35 PM
Another favorite game but also one of the most frustrating to play was Kings Quest 7, following that guy around in the desert and then really pi$$ing him off by giving him a bowl of salt water, navigating the well and the scorpion and putting up with the womans pleading to find her daughter, happy gaming memories. DD.
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August 16th, 2000, 06:55 PM
It was Wolfenstein 3D, running on the 386 of one of my friends. Damn, he had the top gaming machine: 256 colors video and a SoundBlaster Pro.It was something like 7 or 8 years ago...Aaaaaaaah Nostalgia!
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August 16th, 2000, 09:32 PM
Going back to the C64, it had to be BoulderDash. That game (and all the clones) was addictive.
Or going back even further to the A2600, Defender. I used to spend hours at a time playing that. Dunno why, these days I get bored with it almost immediately.
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August 16th, 2000, 10:31 PM
King's Quest I was one of my first games, too. It was like directing a stick figure around the screen. Graphics were horrible, but the plot and story wasn't too bad.
Tetris was always a favorite.........
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August 17th, 2000, 12:39 AM
The DreameR: i remember prince of persia, o have 1 and 2 for PC. I have finished them both too.
I remember a little cheat for prince 1, i remember something like starting the game like this "prince -MEGAHIT", or something like that.....
BTW, i didn't cheat when i first finished the game, i just cheat after the first time.
Keyboard not detected, press F1 to continue...
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August 17th, 2000, 01:56 AM
HeHeHe........well mine is real old. The first Railroad Tycoon and BattleTech.
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