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    * [Whats your] Favorite Classic Video Game

    I was having a chat with one of my friends about video games today vs. classic video games. He mentioned that the differences between the Nintendo Wii and the PS3 & Xbox 360 really make him want to invest in a Wii rather than the higher-end models.. I thought it was an interested concept ..... ie....... Playability (Wii) favored vs. High-End Graphics and sound (PS3 & XBOX360).

    So... here's my question for all of you... I just dusted off my old NES (and spent a few minutes blowing out the cartridges! ) What's your favorite **classic** platform game?

    I can't choose just one.. So I'm gonna throw a few out there:

    Super Mario World (SNES)
    BattleToads (NES)
    Metroid (NES)
    All the Mega Mans for NES

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    OOohhh.. Forgot an obvious one!

    Mario Kart (SNES!)

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    I gotta go with zelda. One of the few games that probably won't rot your brain and encourages strategic thinking and puzzle solving with a dash of combat.
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    OOh... I forgot about Zelda... I do love the classic versions, and I've heard great things about the wii one as well!

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    tetris on gameboy

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    This is funny because I have been play nes roms that last few weeks.

    Techmo Superbowl(nes)
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    Mario 3(nes)

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    Shinobi, Sonic 3..

    Then there is this other game with four people that fight, fly and do all sort of tricks, which I forgot its name, that is why I can't play it . I remember in the end you have to fight this large guy in the space.

    Sega Gensis that is.

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    Donkey kong i'd say!! (Then Pacman)

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    Oh pacman... What a classic! Ha ha.

    Mario 3 = amazing... IMO thats when the mario series really took off for me.

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    Oh man.. Anyone remember Streets of Rage 2? I think I've wasted hours on that game!

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    I am a huge NES fan, so let me start there:
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    Mario 1, 3
    Double Dragon 2
    Zelda
    Wizards and Warriors
    Blades of Steel
    Tecmo Super Bowl
    Rad Racer
    Metal Gear
    Mike Tysons Punchout
    Castlevania
    Double Dribble
    Kung Fu

    The NES had so many great games,,, and many have held up well over time.
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    Mario was the best game ever created IMO

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    Donkey Kong
    Street Fighter (with the 2D graphics)
    Games made for the Atari 2600 (forgot the names)
    Centipede
    Digger
    Defender
    Pac Man
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    I always thought that below the root was a pretty interesting game, though I didn't understand what you were actually supposed to do ^_^.

    For more recent (far more recent), Total Annihilation, primarily because it was the first (and only?) real time strategy game, where things were not cut and dry, you could use units in completely unintended manners effectively to the surprise of all players involved.

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    Eamon (Apple II)
    Phantasy Star 2 & 3 (Genesis)
    Double Dribble (NES)
    Madden '93 (Genesis)
    Zork (IBM)
    Spy Hunter (Apple II)
    Sword Quest (Atari 2600)
    Jumpman (Commodore 64)
    Defender (Atari 2600)
    Kings Quest II (IBM)
    Color Baseball (Tandy Radio Shack Color Computer)

    There are others, but those were some of my favorites when I was a kid.
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    Gorillas.bas in MS-DOS 5

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    Has anyone seen that video of mario being beat within several minutes that was floating around for a while?

    Anyone have a link?

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    Gotta go with Zelda, and the one for Wii is a lot of fun especially since you physically have to swing the "sword" and do the fighting.........

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    Mechwarrior 2, classic enough, came out around 1994.

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    bowling, galactica, pacman - atari

    the smurf game - coleco

    super mario 1 and 3 - nes

    sonic - sega genesis

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    Pitfall (Atari 2600)
    Jumpman (c64)
    Pole Position (c64)
    Ultima III (c64)
    Mission Impossible (c64)
    the Hobbit (c64)
    Summer Games (c64)
    Talengard (c64 tape)
    Zelda (NES)
    The Bard's Tale (i286/i386)

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    Super Mario Bros.

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    Mario 2 never gets any love

    My favorites:

    - Mario 3
    - Skate or Die (I played this for years as a kid)
    - Rock n Roll racing (SNES)

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    There were a few classics I liked but emulation just isnt the same as standing at a big ugly machine .

    Defender was my specialty. Galaga was fun but my favorite was Robotron.
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    I'd have to say my favorite NES games include:

    Super Mario Bros 3.
    Battle Toads and Double Dragon.
    DuckHunt!

    Recently I've been playing some game called Evo? I have no idea. It's on SNES, I think, (I've been using an emulator) and you start off as a little fish and evolve.


    One game that terrified me as a little kid and still gives me the shivers:
    Shadowgate, the scary face that showed up when you died. I couldn't stand it.
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    Easily my favourites would be:

    NES:
    Dragon Warrior

    SNES:
    Anything in the megaman series
    Zelda: A link to the past
    E.V.O

    Beyond that there's the odd arcade game like 1945 that I like!
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    Ha!
    Another one I just remembered,
    Bomberman?
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    oh bomberman... ha the original was pretty great... i got hooked up on the 64 version though!

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    I just played Pong 10 times and only won 1 time

    http://www.xnet.se/javaTest/jPong/jPong.html

    Older games are MUCH BETTER,they didnt have the graphics of todays games but were FUNNER in my opinion!!





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    Dig Dug... I could put a quarter in and play all day. I used to get way over 1,000,000 on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick67 View Post
    Dig Dug... I could put a quarter in and play all day. I used to get way over 1,000,000 on it.
    I used to have Dig Dug for the Atari!! I was really little and had no idea how to play, but it was still fun.

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    Best game of all time, all platforms, all genres :

    Star Control 2 (pc version) - an unforgettable game

    Other than that from oldies ;

    Pirates - c64
    Defender of the Crown - c64

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carp View Post
    Mario was the best game ever created IMO
    indeed when games where playable. I still would rather play that original mario.
    I remember buying mortal combat for nintendo when it first came out.
    Other then that We actually would go outside to play.
    a different generation i guess

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    Gyruss and Galaxians are about the same arent they??

    I know how much i like Galaxian

    Here is someone playing Dig Dug (I looked for it but didnt find it)

    http://www.thelogbook.com/phosphor/a...deo/digdug.swf





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    A tie between Mario Kart (SNES) and Secret of Mana (SNES)
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