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Attention children of the Eighties and video game lovers of all ages...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Hategear, Jul 5, 2003.


  1. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    Below is a link to some video games that were popular in the Eighties. Games in the Arcade Classic catagory include: Spy Hunter, Rampage, Joust, Satan's Hollow, Defenders I and II, Root Beer Tapper and Robotron. There are tons of other games you can play at shockwave.com as well, but I haven't played any of 'em, because I've been hooked on Joust since yesterday afternoon! Enjoy 'em!

    http://www.shockwave.com/sw/actiongames/arcade_classics/

    Oh, don't forget to practice your bass playing between rounds!

    ;)
     
  2. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Ahh, this brings back fond memories! :)

    Let the good times roll!
     
  3. Root Beer Tapper is :cool:
     
  4. yoshi

    yoshi

    Jul 12, 2002
    England, London
    Bah humbug. Buy a snes and game cart's you cheap skates!

    ;)
     
  5. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
  6. enzyme

    enzyme

    Feb 4, 2003
    Root beer has a whole different meaning in Australia. Hehehe.
     
  7. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Spy Hunter is the s***
     
  8. 2 words... atari 2600

    Greatest video game system EVER...and I'm 15 years old!!!...

    www.atariage.com
     
  9. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
  10. Meh, I got an original system, with almost 50 games. and i didn't get them from my dad or anything, I bought them with my own money...I'm a collector (I love saying that)...lol :)
     
  11. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    I used to clean out houses my grandpa owns when people move out. Someone threw out 2 ataris and about 40 games. I grabbe that thing, FAST. I love that thing.
     
  12. heh, I have yet to find a Intellivision emulator
     
  13. Hey freaky,
    there is a intelly emu called Bliss, it's great, works fine on XP (and older OS of course)

    Go to the Download section,

    http://bliss.retrogames.com/
     
  14. mikemulcahy

    mikemulcahy

    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    Never really got into the vidoe game craze. I am still stuck on pinball. Drives my wife insane. I can play for hours on a dollar on most any game.


    Mike
     
  15. Hey thanks man! Currently it's out at my grandma's house, where it has always been. Just because my family are major packrats, I've gotten all these game systems, which now I can consider myself a Collecter... right to the left of my computer desk I have a colecovision I got working again!
     
  16. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    mame emulation kick ass!

    im downloading the best stuff and im planning to do one of those mame cabinets (an old pc and monitor turned into an arcade cabinet).

    on the other hand, i have this disc for the dreamcast that has most of the NES games into one cd and runs flawlessly! spent most of yesterday enjoying my childhood again
     
  17. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    I had to settle for an actual NES, Dave. Your disc may be close, but do you have to blow into it before it will work for you? I thought not.

    :D ;)

    IMO, today's games can't touch yesterday's, in terms of fun factor and playability. I got out of the video game scene just after the Neo-Geo became obsolete.
     
  18. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Gamecube is all about fun playable games. That's why people dismiss it as a kids' system, but I say, who cares, as long as it's entertaining.
     
  19. super cool fun tastic.
     
  20. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    i have an intellivision emulator, and an apple 2e emulator