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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #140 on: 22 Sep 2009, 19:47 »
Nostalgia is an evil thing; I remember couple of times trying to replay game I played when was (much) younger and which I loved, and realized that it doesn't look that good anymore  :'(

I am not sure I can list 5 games here... maybe I am just too lazy to dig in my memory. But certainly best nostalgia games are (in no particular order):

1. Monkey Island 1
2. Monkey Island 2
3. Might & Magic: World of Xeen.
« Last Edit: 22 Sep 2009, 19:50 by Crimson Wizard »

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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #141 on: 23 Sep 2009, 02:58 »
It's funny you say that Crimson; every time I play The Secret of Monkey Island I just want to dive back into AGS. Monkey Island is ultimately what brought me here. From the time I was a child I wanted to know how to make my own. :=

Games that make me feel nostalgic and gooey inside:

1. The Secret of Monkey Island™
2. Commander Keen in Goodbye, Galaxy!: Secret of the Oracle
3. LOOM™
4. Wolfenstein 3D
5. Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure (Episode 1)

Two of these (#1 and #4) I have on my Xbox 360 (though Wolfenstein I do only have the demo). Four of them (all but #4) I have installed and playable on my computer.

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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #142 on: 15 Oct 2009, 16:14 »
I'm very nostalgic for the NES games of old, especially the early ones, which were the first video games I ever played. Most of them I played at my friend's places or I borrowed them.

Trojan (my first gaming experience ever)
Super Mario Bros. Series
Mega Man Series
Batman
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles
Fester's Quest
Maniac mansion (the NES version!)
...and my nostalgia game number 1 The Legend of Zelda (& Zelda II)

I beat most of the games numerous times, even if they were hard as hell (Mega Man I'm looking at you!). I guess I was a real pro gamer back then... Of course there are also the old PC DOS games, including countless adventure games, but those came about 3 years later.
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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #143 on: 16 Oct 2009, 09:54 »
The one game that really sticks in my mind from my youth is Skyroads. I loved this game :)

Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #144 on: 16 Oct 2009, 16:30 »
The one game that really sticks in my mind from my youth is Skyroads. I loved this game :)
Ha! me too :)

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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #145 on: 16 Oct 2009, 18:34 »
The one game that really sticks in my mind from my youth is Skyroads. I loved this game :)
Ha! me too :)
Skyroads rocked  ;D

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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #146 on: 17 Oct 2009, 16:28 »
I was talking about old games with someone today, and I remembered Heroes of the 357th.

I was so completely addicted to this game I would sit in front of the screen with my joystick for hours, enjoying the rich graphics and detailed environments. At one stage my mother was so worried that I was completely sucked into some fantasy world where I actually thought I was really a WWII pilot (because I would move my head around when I turned my plane and talk to the other pilots on the screen) that she tried to ban me from playing it.

And here I thought I was too young for true nostalgia  :(

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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #147 on: 25 Oct 2009, 13:43 »
The Commander Keen series has got me through many tying times.

There was Alleycat, which was the first game I ever played, I think.
Unfortunately, it's sorta jerky on DOSBox, and I'm too lazy to figure out why.

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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #148 on: 25 Oct 2009, 19:50 »
In order of best:

1.Super Mario NES- nothing can beat it
2.Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time
3.Mario Kart 64
4.Donkey Kong Country
5.Bubsy
6.Curse of Monkeys Island- the game was just brilliant on so many levels
7.Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
8.Alone in the Dark 1 (DOS) - AMAZING Game for its time, had me hooked

Oh forgot this one, Return to Zork- that was one amazing game, but it had about 50 floppy disks :\

Those a probably my best games ever from my childhood.
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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #149 on: 27 Jan 2012, 07:02 »
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/587787

Here is a cool game that oozes Nintendo and old school arcade nostalgia.  It's flash, but it feels/plays like a retro PC game.

Oops, just noticed how old this thread is...

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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #150 on: 27 Jan 2012, 13:16 »
That's some weak nostalgia most of you guys have, if it requires actually great games to make you feel nostalgic.

Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #151 on: 27 Jan 2012, 17:53 »
That's some weak nostalgia most of you guys have, if it requires actually great games to make you feel nostalgic.

Yup... personally, anything that reminds me of the 8 or 16 bit days gets me all nostalgic!!
 

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Re: game nostalgia
« Reply #152 on: 29 Jan 2012, 00:52 »
Ah, well, if you want a memorable game that would never survive today, may I remind you all of

Rebel Alliance and SimEarth