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Ok so I got a HUGE hankerin to go back and play some of those games on the old systems. So I get my keys, open my closet and rummage for about 10 minutes until I pull out my box of old systems. Ah my Genesis, Nintendo Entertainment System and SNES. How I missed you. I hook it up and fire up some of the best games I've ever played on these consoles. So This my thread tribute to them. Feel free to post but there are a few rules.

1. Titles must not have a recently named title (EX: Mortal Kombat/Megaman/Zelda/Final Fantasy)
2. This isn't a bash thread, no need to say Genesis pwns NES or SNES.
3. Post what game it is, why you like it, what the game was about and the console (or OS) it was for.

I'll go first

Genesis - Spider Man: Maximum Carnage.
Toby McGuire's got nothing on this. Beat the living crap out of bad guys in this wonderful fighting game. I loved this on from the day I first got it and it was always fun to fire it up and just relax beating some bad guy's brains out.

Genesis - Streets of Rage series: Another great fighting game. Take control of gang owned streets as you retake the city and defeat the crime boss. I loved this one because it was great fun for 2 players.

NES - Battletoads: Adventure / Fighting game. Play as a toad on your way to save your buddy. OH MAN! I can't tell you how much fun this game was/is. My friend and I take time out of a LAN to hook up our controllers to the NES, gather around the TV and beat the hell out of enemies/eachother in this game. This is still such a great game.

NES - Warriors of Might and Magic series - One of my first experiences with pachinco and an adventure game. Well done game which I still enjoy.

NES - Overlord - Star based RTS control the galaxy or be defeated by your opponent. This is still fun and they even made a DOS version of the game that is a bit more played out. Fun game all around and a definate must.

DOS/Windows 3.1 - Quest for Glory series - Adventure titles where you travel through lands saving them. OMG I love this series to this day. This was one of the first games where I found that if you actually play the game in order, you can have your character move through all the titles. You save your stats and you can import characters into the game.

DOS/Windows 95 - Gabriel Knight series - Oh man I remember playing this first one. I loved it to death and still find DOS emulators for this game alone. I actually have a windows 98 SE partition for this single title I enjoy it so much. Another classic point and click adventure game.

DOS/Windows 98 - Kings Quest Series - Again, another Sierra adventure title. Another one I love.

These are just some of my favorite games from the days of old....
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NES - Double Dragon. I remember my very first game console was the NES and my first game was of course Double Dragon so that's how I started gaming ever since I beat that game multiple times.
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Genesis - Road Rash Series - Racing title. Ah the ability to punch the living crap outa the guy next to you while running from the cops. Drop his but on the pavement and let the cops sort his broken up body out ;-)
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Half Life is a pretty old game.
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Half Life is a pretty old game.
You broke the rules...no titles with new releases, in this case Episode 2. Otherwise I would've mentioned Warcraft II
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Final Fantasy IV.

I'm playing it right now. I have the PSX version on my PSP and the JP remake on my DS =)
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Chrono Trigger?
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Oregon Trail
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i like the mario series games.... you dont need to dig out ur old consoles, just download the emulators and play em on PC

Ive got SNES, NES, megadrive(Genesis), N46, master system all the arcade games that i play on my PC
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