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What are your favourite old-school games?

By Rage_3K_Moiz
Feb 15, 2006
  1. I've played many new games but very few of them have the replay value of old-school games like Contra on the NES and MGS on the original PlayStation. Just wanted to give people like me a place to dicuss their memories of the long-gone days of Virtua Fighter and Street Fighter.(NES, SNES, C64, Genesis, Game Gear and pretty much any old consoles u can think of)
     
  2. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,177

    Ahhh... those were the days.
    I have fond memories of Lode Runner on the C64. I also played all the Ultima games they had for that computer. I'll never forget the day my friend and I finished Ultima III: Exodus.
     
  3. darkstuarez

    darkstuarez TS Rookie Posts: 87

    Quake 2, cs1.6 is oldschool now, 007tomorrow never dies for n64, and star fox.
     
  4. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,851

    The Original Rainbow Six (PC)
    Zombies ate my neighbors (SNES)
    GoldenEye 007 (n64)
    Zelda ocarina of time (n64)

    To name a few
     
  5. Joycer

    Joycer TS Rookie

    Definitly mario cart
     
  6. Neowizard

    Neowizard TS Rookie Posts: 23

    all the Metroid games by Nintendo, the burned up so many hours of my life, I could have married them insted
    super smash brothers for N64 (thou I don't really call it THAT old just yet)
    Volfied (c64) was fun as hack and back
    Link (mainly ocarina of time, but not only)...on of the best

    and last but not at all least, for X86, electronic popple! ^_^
     
  7. fimbles

    fimbles TS Evangelist Posts: 1,273   +151

    erm

    Getting on a bit...

    Amiga..

    Alien breed..
    Syndacate (Still good today)
    speedball 2
    Cannon fodder


    Megadrive

    Eternal champions... (ugly cousin of sf2)

    Saturn

    Nights..

    THats about all....
     
  8. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Topic Starter Posts: 7,286   +24

    I too absolutely loved the original Rainbow Six. I had a demo of Rogue Spear and I used to play it on my old Pentium 200 MMX! Great fun! Even Killer Instinct on the SNES was a nice fighting game.
     
  9. AcidGlow

    AcidGlow TS Rookie

    Castlevania 3 (NES)
    Super Metroid (SNES)
    Return of Double Dragon (SNES)
    GoldenEye 007 (N64)
     
  10. wolf10

    wolf10 TS Rookie

    sonic! all of them! bar the newest ones.
     
  11. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Posts: 1,598

    Ok, I'm going back before PC were invented! :rolleyes: It was an arcade tank game (I can't even rmember what it was called). It was 3D (barely) and the tanks and were drawn as a 3d CAD like figures. When you killed an enemy tank it exploded into fly triangles. Spent many hours and quarters playing that in the student lounge at college. Ahhh, sniff. (circa 1980)

    Coming up a few years now: QUAKE the original FPS that set the bar. Q1 is why I game on-line today and you can guess I'm pretty old, married, have kids, but still love to spend a few hours on line and frag the crap out of you little cheating hackers. :haha:

    Cheers
     
     
  12. N3051M

    N3051M TS Rookie Posts: 2,800

    TANK HUNTER!!
    it used to be on the old apple mac (which was teh best game when i was at school).. i think you can find a remake of it at pogo called tank hunter (if they still have it)

    best ones are too much to type up but they were on the C64+disk drive [load "*",8,1 :giddy:] and teh Atari +tape i had.. (damn obsolete technology.. i so miss them...)..

    Dos - F-11, Clyde, commander Keen and Duke Nukem name a few..

    SNES - Chrono Trigger, Mario, Yoshi, Zelda, Final Fantasy crystal (0) to No. 6...

    Playstation - Resident Evil, Time Crisis 2, Ape Escape.......

    just a small list of big faves.. out of the hundreds that slip my mind..
     
  13. Ruben

    Ruben TS Rookie Posts: 105

    original Prince of Persia

    Digger - for the soundtrack :haha:
     
  14. Ural_

    Ural_ TS Enthusiast Posts: 114

    SPYRO 1 lol I loved that game when I was young also some of the old crash bandicoot games, and im not forgetting Duke Nukem
     
  15. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

    burgertime. Been an addict since 1983
     
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