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Old 22nd October 2013, 03:59 PM   #131 (permalink)
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First PC game I got hooked on was Aces over Europe. LOVED that game. Took about 20,000 31/2 inch disks to install. Still had the best SP campaign.
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Old 28th October 2013, 07:26 PM   #132 (permalink)
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Oh man, you mentioned C64 and I instantly remembered my first addiction - Ghosts and Goblins. I died on that cemetery like zillions times and broke 3 joysticks. Generally I never played real PC/console games (I guess I don't like to install things on my PC), so for instance - last year I played a lot siftheads (not sure if you'refamiliar - that's stickman online series - Sift Heads- Play online sift heads games - Stickman Games 247) - pretty cool graphics and intros-storyline in continues.
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Old 2nd November 2013, 02:04 AM   #133 (permalink)
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When I was 16 years old, I loved to play Donkey Kong II, still this is one of my favorite games. Fantastic design !!!

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Old 19th January 2014, 06:21 AM   #134 (permalink)
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My first game I was hooked on, was the first game I did ever play. And that was Marioland 1 on the gameboy. I still remember getting out of bed 5AM before school so I could play, and waking up my whole family crying and yelling when the "Game over" screen appeared..

The game I was "most hooked" on ever (and this is still my nr.01 game ever) would be my first RPG I ever played: The Elder scrolls III Morrowind. It was so bad that i even had to re-do my year at school, because i did nothing for a whole year exept playing Morrowind.
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Old 25th January 2014, 09:16 PM   #135 (permalink)
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Played many games however the first one that I was fully addicted to was Coolboarders, I would sit there and be as much as 75% on a course and if I didn't ace the move I would restart the whole thing.

Also another one was Tenchu I had that game so down that I could run through the entire level non stop with stealth kills one after the other.
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Both Diablo 2 and Battlefield 1942. Which I played both for years at about the same time.
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Old 1st February 2014, 07:54 PM   #137 (permalink)
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Chaos Engine on the Amiga 500 with a friend co-op.
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Chaos Engine on the Amiga 500 with a friend co-op.
Aww yeah, caught a slice of that affliction myself. Out on steam now, for online coop...
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Old 4th February 2014, 01:50 PM   #139 (permalink)
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I think we all had one, that fame that you just wanted to play again and again. There are a few I remember I think Bubble bobble was my first one on the C64 but my first most addicting games where
- It came from the desert (was freaky but good)
- Rocket Ranger
- Wings

(okay so it went from one to about four hehe but once I thought of one all these others popped up)
I can agree on these games.
For me it was Wizard of Wor on C64 followed by Giana Sisters on the Amiga 500.
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Paradroid and Trolls and Tribulations. Both on the C64 back in the day...
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