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Old 2009-12-08, 02:22   Link #1
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Your Favorite Old School Game

Anything that is not on the 360, PS3, or Wii will be considered "old school" because i wanna be respectful to age here

heres one you guys might not have heard of

jet grind radio (jet set radio) - sega dreamcast
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Old 2009-12-08, 02:28   Link #2
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Most of the games I really like are old school.

SMT: Nocturne, Shadow Tower Abyss, basically creepy dungeon crawlers.
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Old 2009-12-08, 02:55   Link #3
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It's kinda hard naming one, I've got so many............
  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
  • Evil Zone
  • Battle Arena Toshinden
  • Crash Bandicot
  • Pandemonium
  • Captain Tsubasa
  • Tekken 3
  • Vanguard Bandits
  • Bloody Roar
  • Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout
  • Dino Crisis
  • Digimon World 2
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Old 2009-12-08, 03:45   Link #4
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To name a few.

* Y's
* Illusions of Gaia
* Secret of Mana
* Terranigma
* Lufia
* Lunar
* Legend of Heros
* Vanguard Bandits/Epica Stella
* Growlanser
* Xenogears
* Wild Arms
* Shenmue

Just a few. :3

If I really had to choose one title, probably I'd probably have to say Xenogears; it sticks out like a sore thumb and I can never seem to get bored of it. Ironically the opposite of Xenosaga, but that's another story...
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Old 2009-12-08, 04:03   Link #5
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Within the past few years I revisited a ton of old games, and sort of systematically developed a dislike for most of them, lol.

Two games from a few generations back that I did (re)play and quite enjoyed were The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask and Panzer Dragoon Saga. The former I was really appreciating much more the second time, and I think it managed to kick Ocarina from its long-time top Zelda game spot.... unfortunately I lost my saved game a good ways in and never got to complete it. I'm sure I will pick it up again sometime. Panzer Dragoon Saga I played for the first time and found it to be a incredibly interesting and unique for a PS1-era RPG... I didn't complete it either, but if there was one RPG I was going to revisit from that generation of consoles, it would be that game.
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Old 2009-12-08, 04:20   Link #6
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My favorite old school game is the Streets of Rage series. As well as Lunar Silver Star Story. Great games.

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Old 2009-12-08, 05:14   Link #7
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Rival schools I got the last copy at this store before it closed, and project justice unfortunately I sold my dreamcast,well my parents did. Also sonic adventure 1 and 2
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Old 2009-12-08, 05:34   Link #8
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FFVII - ps
Super mario world - snes
Donkey Kong Country - snes
Mario Kart - 64
Super Metroid - snes
Zelda ocarina of time + majora's mask - 64
Any side-scrolling beat 'em up (Street of rage, Turtles in Time)
Monkey island (original ones)
Megaman (All of them)

I still play many of them on emulator~
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Old 2009-12-08, 05:48   Link #9
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Legend of Zelda - Ocarina of Time - N64
Banjo Kazooie - N64
FF7 - PS1
FF8 - PS1
Goldeneye 007 - N64
Perfect Dark - N64
Super Mario RPG - snes
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Old 2009-12-08, 06:31   Link #10
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Does Tetris count?

I play Tetris Friends Beta on facebook everyday =)
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Old 2009-12-08, 07:52   Link #11
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^ lol tetris(GB) - I did play the game a lot, I was so surprised it actually have an ending cut scene. xD It wasn't really one of my favorites though.

A link to past - snes(after this. Zelda just wasn't all that groundbreaking for me)
Chrono trigger - snes
Megaman3 - nes
Super Mario1/3 - nes
ZOE:2nd Runner - PS2(only mecha game done right)
Ninja Gaiden - nes (or shadow warriors how I remember it)
Blue shadow - nes ( a coop Ninja Gaiden )
Lineage 2 - PC (only MMO that hooked me for real and the only thing ever that destroyed my social life for about one and half year.)
FF8 - PSX (the plot had it's wtf moments, but it just had the most impact on me)
SOTC - PS2 (Ico bored me to death, this kept me hooked I marathoned it in 2 days).
Pro evolution Soccer 1 & 2 - PS2 (First time I considered sports as classics as well, though I am now a FIFA player again :O )
Unreal & Unreal Tournament - PC ( only shooter I played in the old days)
Soul Blade - PSX (was already destroying people with Mitsurugi before Soul Calibur came out)
NFSIII - PC (I always had fun playing this against my friends.)
Originally Posted by Maiku-kun View Post

heres one you guys might not have heard of

jet grind radio (jet set radio) - sega dreamcast
Heard of the game, played at a mates house. Didn't really do it for me, but I didn't have a DC, so couldn't really try it out.

Edit: Forgot about Grand Prix 3 the perfect F1 game.

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Old 2009-12-08, 08:05   Link #12
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Location: Snake Way
Age: 28
Crash Bandicoot
Final Fantasy 7
Dino Crisis
Resident Evil 1&2
Zelda (time)
Digimon World 1&2

EDIT:Woops, forgot Fallout 1&2
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Old 2009-12-08, 09:50   Link #13
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Location: Alberta, Canada
Age: 25
Super Mario Bros. 3 - NES
Super Mario World - SNES
Sonic 3 & Knuckles - MegaDrive/Genesis
Sonic CD - Sega CD
Mega Man X Series - SNES and PS1
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - N64
Super Mario 64 - N64
Spyro the Dragon - PS1
Sonic Adventure 1 & 2 - Dreamcast
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 - Game Boy
Pokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal - Game Boy

Still more than that list but that'll do.

Anything after the N64/PS1/Dreamcast era I don't consider retro.

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Old 2009-12-08, 11:00   Link #14
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Old School? Oh, the 90s' PC era was just plain awesome.

Atomic Bomberman
Drakan - Order of the Flame
Golden Axe
Mortal Kombat
NHL 93
Prince of Persia
The Secret of Monkey Island
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans
...and of course, ancient stuff like Mario and Sonic.

Kinda makes me sad that there are almost exclusively console players out here on AS.
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Old 2009-12-08, 11:21   Link #15
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N64 - turock
Ps1 - Final Fantasy 7-9
Gamecube - pokemon gale of darkness
ps2 - Final Fantasy 10
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Old 2009-12-08, 11:21   Link #16
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Location: In the magical land of Moonswell pass
Age: 22
Born during N64's rise so my favourite old games were:

Zelda OoT
Zelda MM
Bomberman 64
Mario Kart 64
Super Mario 64
Body Harvest
Star Wars: Shadow of the Empire (not sure if it is this game but I did play a star wars game)

Populus for the PC
Sonic 3D

Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Sonic and Knuckles

We are DOLLARS, credit for sig goes to CMHerrera-chan
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Old 2009-12-08, 11:41   Link #17
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Combat - Still one of the best multiplayer games ever imo.

Ice Hockey - Yeah, generic Ice Hockey. Back in my day we didn't have any of these fancy graphics or yearly roster updates, we had pixellated guy, fat pixellated guy, and skinny pixellated guy, and we LIKED it.
Guerrilla War - Completely generic shoot em up but I used to play it for hours on end.
Mario 3

Chrono Trigger
Secret of Mana
Final Fantasy 4 and 6
Super Mario World

Perfect Dark
Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon - Impact's theme alone makes this one of the best games ever
Bomberman 64
Road Rash 64 - Forget Mario Kart, this is by far the most fun I have ever had with a racing game
Super Mario 64

Master of Orion 2 - All the interesting parts of an empire building sim with none of the mundane micromanagement. I still consider this the best game ever of that genre and it's from 1997.
Warcraft 2
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Old 2009-12-08, 15:12   Link #18
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well since were all naming multiple games i thought id revise my first post a bit

mario kart 64
diddy kong racing
star wars rouge squadron

tony hawk 2
digimon rumble arena

jet grind radio
sonic adventure 1&2
power stone 1&2

age of empires 2
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Old 2009-12-09, 09:36   Link #19
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snes = super punchout, top gear II & III

N64 = NWO wrestling, Bond, Zelda

ps1 = Ridgeracer, Twisted Metal I, II (lol what a great game), street fighter alpha, ffVII, Breath of fire III
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Old 2009-12-09, 13:17   Link #20
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Age: 23
Command & Conquer (1995)
Command & Conquer: Red Alert (1996)

Crash Bandicoot (1996)

Super Mario World (1990?)

Super Mario Brothers (1980-something XD)

Odd, I've played games that are older than I am, or are just a little bit younger.
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