First addicting game.

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    AvatarICEMAN Getting Started

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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)
     
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    Probably the two most addictive games I've played... Diablo and Final Fantasy VII... those two games each ate large chunks of my younger years :)
     
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    A game on the C64 where you had a bouncy-ball and had to navigate a scrolling terrain and obstacles, I can't think of the name of the game though >.<

    Winter Games and Frogger were also right up there.
     
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    Aww I had that marble game, I think it was marble madness.
     
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    Oh hell yes, on the SNES I think it was... that game was awesome fun :)

    I did lose a big chunk of time to fallout 1 and 2 as well :)
     
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    Halls of the Things on Spectrum - I dont think I've ever been so addicted to a game (I was pretty young....).
     
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    Yeah sounds like Marble Madness or maybe Wizball?

    I'm not sure which came first for me. Dungeon Master or Civilisation. Both of those just filled my every waking moment... :) From the release dates I guess it was DM first!
     
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    Choplifter on the Apple II. Loved saving those little stick figures.

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    Doom.
     
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    Aha I worked it out, the game I couldn't think of was Bounder - it was incredibly addictive!! Civilisation is still an old favourite - oh and Transport Tycoon, I still give that a run every now and again!

     
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    Full Throttle.
     
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    Juno First (Arcade machine)
     
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    Pirates Cove and Adventure Island on the Vic 20 and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link on the NES.

    That's not to say i am not able to spend a lot of time playing games still, DooM, Command & Conquer got me into PC gaming and i have put in over 3000 hours on Guild Wars.
     
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    The Settlers was really the first game i can remember where i would lose hours without really realizing it. Then came along C&C and Red Alert. I did play transport tycoon a lot as well also.

    That said i did spend many many hours playing Sensible Soccer.

    Think i just played games too much back then :)

    Nothing can stand up against the time i put into Diablo II though, that would be on another level.
     
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    Way of the Exploding Fist!
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    I think I played a few (hundred) games of that on Spectrum

    Aah, I'd love to have the enthusiasm for games I had back then - bloody kids now dont know how good they have it.
     
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    I remember that game I think they called it IK+ when I played it hehe I managed to get an emulator and pick it up for Amiga.
     
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    On the Atari - Pacman

    On the C128 (I went pro even back then) - Elite

    On the PC - Sadly it have to be WoW - considering I spent 3.5 frikken years playing that stupid game. Can't think of another PC game that I've played nearly anywhere that long.
     
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    The Atari was definetly Pitfall and Kaboom
    C64 I played a game alot called pirates cove
    The computer defintely EQ but before that I played The Bard's Tale and I still think I have some graph paper maps for that somewhere
     
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