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So lets reminisce. What was your favorite C64 game? I LOVED the caveman games, oogalympics or something like that?

Paperboy biggrin.gif
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lol did you ever play Pooyan?

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^ Yes, the game pissed me off tongue.gif
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So lets reminisce. What was your favorite C64 game? I LOVED the caveman games, oogalympics or something like that?
Telengard
Archon: The Light and the Dark
Space Taxi
Miner 2049er
Jumpman
Oil's Well
Alf in the Color Caves
Ghostbusters
Moon Patrol
Wizards of Wor
Pitfall II
EDIT: found my box of disks, so gotta add some more smile.gif
Beach Head
Beam Rider
Frogger
Crystal Castles
PHM Pegasus
Stellar 7
Spy Hunter
Star Wars

And so many others.

My absolute favorite was a real time, top down rpg in a blue walled dungeon. The character was all white with not very much detail. I think the weapons where bows and swords. Can't remember the name though... It was Gateway to Apshai, amazing game.
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**** i loved Paperboy ,amazing!
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Very sad news indeed.. Anyone else read Jack "Tamriel" instead of "Tramiel?" You know you play too much Skyrim... maybe the creative directors of Bethesda looked up to their childhood game developer and dedicated the continent's name to him
Edited by Empr1ze - 4/11/12 at 3:11pm
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Was a little young for the Commodore, but I can sure recognize what it did for the PC and gaming. I'll pour him one.

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post #17 of 19
Did not know he was one of those survivors.
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Was a little young for the Commodore, but I can sure recognize what it did for the PC and gaming. I'll pour him one.

Indeed. I'm a tad too young but his place in computer and gaming history are undeniable. I remember learning about him in high school in my CRAM class.
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I played on my cousins once in a while, I remember some great games but it was on it's way out by the time I was able to understand more complex games.................and we had sega!!
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