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Favourite Old School Games?

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by Jay Wessman, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. Jay Wessman

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    I don't really game nearly as much these days as I did when I was younger. I guess I'm just too focused on other stuff these days (like making that bank) but when I was younger I used to love the shit out of video games and every now and then I'll play some of the games that I grew up playing for nostaligas sake.

    I actually kind of prefer the older games to the modern games. They weren't insanely realistic, they didn't have the best graphics and many of them seemed to be harder but damn they were fun!

    So anyway I thought I'd shares some of my favourites...

    Donkey Kong Country (SNES)

    [video=youtube;AwN_Dpsdnuw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwN_Dpsdnuw[/video]

    Oh my gawd I loved this game. All of them. The Donkey Kong games were so badass and had such good graphics for their day.

    Zombies Ate My Neighbors (SNES/Genesis)

    [video=youtube;ut9oWWI0mWM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut9oWWI0mWM[/video]

    This game was fucking addictive and one of the best co-op multiplayer games I've ever played. It was also hard as shit.

    Sonic (All of them/SEGA)

    [video=youtube;WmdseeZBiz4]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmdseeZBiz4[/video]

    How could you not love Sonic? You couldn't.

    Goldeneye 007 (Nintendo 64)

    [video=youtube;lqW8KdnQ-gk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqW8KdnQ-gk[/video]

    Awwwww yeah. This game blew my mind when I first played it with my friends and discovered the "proximity mine".

    Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64)

    [video=youtube;VISmseOhChY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VISmseOhChY[/video]

    I spent so many hours playing this game (and the sequal). I'd almost be tempted to buy a Wii to play the new Zelda games because I loved this game so much but it seems like it would be kind of pointless buying a console for just one game and plus it would eat away at my productivity.

    So yeah. That's my childhood in a nutshell. What old school games did you love?
     
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  3. hayriku

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    I like Sonic game from SEGA, it was a good time for me :)
    And my favourite are the old J-RPG stuff like final fantasy series, chrono cross, suikoden series etc, Even now i still play the suikoden series :). Today JRPGs was not good at all, that's why the old one is my favourite
     
  4. Marc

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    I used to play "Build a lot 2" very often and very long, sometimes more than 12 hours - what a huge waste of time !!

    [Nowadays I play "Build a lot Backlinks" - also very time consuming, but I think in the long term more useful :)]


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  5. dinabrokoth

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    MAME32 & NEORAGE!

    I don't know why!
     
  6. Black0ut

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    Doom and Pokemon (GBA)
     
  7. Andy Haskins

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    For me...

    Sega:
    - Sonic
    - Road Rash
    - Tekken

    Playstation:
    - Old school GTA
    - Crash Bandicoot
    - Tomb Raider
    - Metal Gear Solid

    There were tons of games I loved but these really stand out to me!

    Oh yeah and Pokemon on my GameBoy :)
     
  8. Jay Wessman

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    Oh shiiit how could I forget about old school GTA. Spent so many hours playing this when it first came out.
     
  9. K

    K Administrator Administrator affiliate

    Sonic is insane - and yeah wow at old school GTA - the 2d one!
     
  10. ezeey

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    Old school GTA Top View, what days those were. Probably the best game from my youth (well younger me) would be Counter Strike 1.6
     
  11. K

    K Administrator Administrator affiliate

    Top view! Wow was so good, the little bullets shooting out the guns lol! What was the enemy gang called think they had a big Y or Z as the symbol?
     
  12. ezeey

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    Yoh I can't for the life of me remember what the gang were called. I'm pretty sure there was Triads or similar.
     
  13. Andy Haskins

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    I remember there was one called Yazuka or Yakuza or something similar! Those were the days.
     
  14. lunchhawk

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    + 1 for the GTA, Doom II and Goldeneye 007 for N64.
    Half-Life, Quake, Command & Conquer, WarCraft, StarCraft and Tetris on PC.
    Street Fighter II, Mortal Kombat, Super Mario World on SNES.
    NBA Jam and Tekken on SEGA.
    Saints Row, CoD and Modern Warfare on PS3.
     
  15. neek313

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    Fighting: Killer Instinct
    I'm still playing KI and I would like to play KI3
    when it comes out on XBOX One

    Mission:
    Alien Shooter series from Sigma Team :D
     
  16. KSixJeremy

    KSixJeremy Moderator moderator Affiliate Manager affiliate

    Killer instinct was awesome!
     
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  17. KSixJeremy

    KSixJeremy Moderator moderator Affiliate Manager affiliate

    Another CLASSIC NES Game: Faxanadu



    [video=youtube;64SG3XJRZ6E]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64SG3XJRZ6E[/video]




    :ninja:
     
  18. djdoublexl

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    Go outside and play some wall ball.
     
  19. azgold

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    I was obsessed with Legend of Zelda on the original Nintendo, would play it until 3:00 a.m. then get up at 6:00 a.m. to get the kids ready for school and go to work. My son still has the Nintendo device (works properly off and on now) and my games from way back then are still saved on it.

    I played through all the levels repeatedly. I'd play other ones too, some with my son but man! did I love Zelda!

    Just occurred to me that you youngsters might have to look that one up. :D
     
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  20. KSixJeremy

    KSixJeremy Moderator moderator Affiliate Manager affiliate

    Did you ever play Zelda: A Link To The Past on SNES? Probably my favorite game in the series!!!
     
  21. clickmeter

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    boulder dash on commodore 64
     

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