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  1. Joe_Armstrong Starfleet Belt

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    Love that computer. Ik had great sound good games.
    You could program in ASCI and Basic.
    I had some expansion cartidges which made it better.
    International Karate, Usagi Yojimbo, Defender of the Crown., Boulder Dash

    Anyone a fan here ?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore_64





     
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  2. ICHEERTHEBULL Brown Belt

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    Hell yeah!

     
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    I must've had an earlier version cuz the games were so dated. I'll try to remember. .

    Make Your own Monster 5.25 disk
    Wizard 5.25 disk (our fav)
    Seahorse cartridge
    some submarine game cartridge
    Imagine 5.25 disk
     
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    edit: barbarian removed, posted already my bad



    I think it was tape cassettes iirc. You type LOAD at the start ha.
     
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  6. Sharkey Who finishes 3rd?

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    The C64 was pretty awesome back in the day. I had that karate game too. My favorite game on the C64 was Ringside Seat from SSI, which an early boxing simulation that was amazing. It was a black and white text based game with two little stick figures throwing an occasional punch at each other, but I spent so many friggin hours on that thing making fighters and then matching them up. Great fun.

    The above Vic 20 was the first computer that I could call my own. My dad gave it to me after he bought the C64. Any game I had for it was probably courtesy of RUN magazine. Remember that? They'd usually have a game or two in each issue where they listed the full coding of a game and it was up to you to type it all in. Nothing amazing. But it at least kept you busy.
     
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    Mail Order Monster thats it. I only wanted itcuz godzilla was all armored up on the cover. I was too young to understand tge game.

    Just youtubed all my games and wizard still sounds cool. The seahorses game is a kids hide n seek game.
     
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    Pool of Radiance was my first RPG experience. I already knew what D&D was but I was not prepared for all the immersion. I got into that game so deep I spent hours trying to survive, just to be able to level up. It was so hard and buggy, there was very little hand holding and the quests were very vague. You could pick quests on the city board and just go wandering hoping to solve them (or not, most likely).

    At some point, I got stuck and could not go further in the questline. I had to survive a battle with vampires (or wights, can't remember) but they would absorb your LVL with every hit. Then a major bug happened: when two of my characters' level were absorbed passed 0, they went backward to LVL 99. These two characters were multi-class half-elf, one fighter/cleric/mage the other fighter/mage/thief

    I just had to survive and flee with one character and revive the dead to have two fully leveled multi-class characters to help me get through the rest of the game. I would never have made it further without these overpowered characters, it was just too hard. After that, I spent hours going through the game every way possible, trying to solve every quest until finally meeting the final boss, which was easy with two super-heroes in my party.

    This was my first introduction to power gaming, back in 1988.
     
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    This retro shop in Texas was selling every retro PC out (getting out of business) picked up quite a few Vic-20's with all the accessories and games, quite a few TI-99/4a systems etc.. I couldnt resist. Love the Vic-20. Tons of game cartridges.
     
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    Rampage, Platoon, and both Indiana Jones games is what I mainly played. I can't replay any of that crap though. Those games were horribly made.
     
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    Only one I replay is Boulder Dash.
     
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    I had a C64 and I think it is still at my parents house.
    There were loads of games I played on it but the ones that stood out were Flimbos Quest, Fiendish Freddies Big Top O Fun, Football Manager, Creatures & Street Hassle.
     
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    I never had a C64 but I did have an Amiga 500 which was the absolute tits at the time.
     
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    Pool of Radiance was awesome.. there were a number of similar old school RPGs back then. Having to make your own maps.. good times.

    Lode Runner, Jump Man...

    'Elite' surely stands out.

    Of course all the Infocom stuff..
     
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    Amiga had better graphics and a 3.5 drive,
    never seen one work though.
     
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    We only had a handful of games. Most of those games I have never seen.
     

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