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calling all 80's arcade gamers

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by walker, 24 Jan 2008.

  1. walker

    walker New Member

    Location:
    Bromley, Kent
    Not sure if anyone remember's but there used to be a 4 player arcade game called something like 'Dungeon's' and you had a choice of 4 characters. I forgot what its called
     
  2. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    Gauntlet and we thought those graphics were so cool.
     
  3. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    Location:
    Rosyth
    Yip Gauntlet. I had it for my Spectrum. If you held down ctrl and shift, you could walk through walls.
     
  4. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Well remembered! Did you get that from the cheats page in "Crash"? :biggrin:
     
  5. red_tom

    red_tom New Member

    Location:
    East London
    Walker shot the food. :biggrin:

    I think Gaunlet had a lot to answer for. As far as I remember it was the first game where you could just pummle money to get more health and get further in the game.

    My faves were

    Tempest.
    Sinistar.
    Rolling Thunder.
    720 Degrees.
    Nintendo Arm Wrestling.

    Much money wasted on Eastbourne Pier as a kid :smile:
     
  6. walker

    walker New Member

    Location:
    Bromley, Kent
    nah, best games were double dragon, Kung Fu, Golden axe.
     
  7. red_tom

    red_tom New Member

    Location:
    East London
    Is that Yie ar kung fu or Kung Fu Master? Kung Fu master was great (mainly because the hero was called Thomas and was a ginger...)
     
  8. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Frank Bruno's boxing spelt the death knell for my Speccy, when I couldn't beat the tenth opponent after about six hours of continuous effort I finally smashed the thing to bits!
     
  9. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    You can get all those games for the PC using an arcade emulator like MAME - brill !
     
  10. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    I bent the keyboard when I punched it for cheating at Match Day 2. :smile:

    Best arcade game ever was Star Wars with the cabinet that you sat in....:biggrin:
    <goes all misty eyed and nostalgic>
     
  11. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Location:
    Thumberland
    I found space invaders a bit complex, and gave up on games at that point. Apart from pacman. That is the dog's nadgers! :becool: