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#49 - 1942

(36 Points) 3 of 18 Lists - Highest Ranking - #11 - Monty, RVR II

Cool!  Glad to see this one make it.  This is one that I dumped tons of quarters in back in the day.

#47 - Shinobi

(37 Points) 3 of 18 Lists - Highest Ranking - #3 - D.B. Barnes

Had this one at #22 on my list!  Another one that got tons of my money way back when.
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it wasnt as good as 1943 though. 


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it wasnt as good as 1943 though. 

Maybe so, but I voted for what I actually played back in the '80s.  Don't think we ever got 1943 in our tiny bowling alley arcade at the tiny little army base my family was stationed at in Germany at the time.

That's actually why I played Shinobi and 1942 tons.  New games rarely came in, so we played the ones we did get tons.


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Man one thing i didnt count on was how much this thread makes me miss the old arcade.  So much fun and excitement there, gone forever.  I used to love it when i would come in and boom all new machines up in the front.  HOLY COW A DINASAUR FIGHTING GAME (primal rage) or some such thing.  It was good times.  Dave and busters would be a great replacement for it but i HATE their video game selection.  I do love their alcohol selection though and for some reason when ive had a few i like to win tickets.  Its a weird aspect to drunkeness. 


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You had a summer like that before, didn't you DB?

I think I accidently wrote 1941 went I meant 42.  Clearly, I was thinking of the Spielberg bomb.  It was pretty low on my list though.  Never played Shinobi or Bad Dudes.  I had planned putting Excite Bike on my list, but forgot (though it would have been pretty low on it too).  Duck Tales was a pretty awesome game.  A lot of those games based on Disney Afternoon games were fun.  I remember really like Darkwing Duck, even though it was basically a Megaman type game (not that that's a problem).

Oops, just realized that I missed putting a Megaman game on my list (it was my intent, but I accidentally deleted my original list and had to recreate from memory.  There were a few gaps.


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duck tails was a great one best of the disney one i think


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You had a summer like that before, didn't you DB?

Oh yeaaaaaaah.

What's that?? Pardon me me for one second.

On second thought, on counsel's advice, I'd like to retract my previous statement and invoke my right under the Fifth Amendment not to answer on the grounds I may incriminate myself.
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Due to complications beyond my control, tomorrow's entries will be posted very very late in the day. Like- technically it will be the 20th. I'm hoping to get things back on track by Wednesday morning. Until then, enjoy a remix of the music from the Moon stage from our #48 entry - DuckTales! That game had a kickin' soundtrack!

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/VLA0V0wxh_E?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/VLA0V0wxh_E?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US</a>


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#47 - Shinobi

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It was #16 on my list! I loved that game so much, and was especially proud when I beat the bonus stage and all those fans dropped...
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While we wait for the list to continue, here are some clips of the games listed so far!

#50 - Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/HzTLE4c68E8?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/HzTLE4c68E8?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0</a>

#49 - 1942
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/y7k6H4PRueY?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/y7k6H4PRueY?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0</a>

#48 - DuckTales
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/sW-ZUVjjqJY?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/sW-ZUVjjqJY?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0</a>

#47 - Shinobi
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/NyqKAskURBw?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/NyqKAskURBw?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0</a>

#46 - Excitebike

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/543dG0EWcYM?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/543dG0EWcYM?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0</a>


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While we wait for the list to continue, here are some clips of the games listed so far!

#47 - Shinobi
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/NyqKAskURBw?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/NyqKAskURBw?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0</a>



Thanks Monty. That brought back some good memories.
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Quick word association quiz while we wait:



 When I.say "80's gaming" do you picture an NES, Atari, arcade machine, computer... What pops into your head first?


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NES easy.


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Quick word association quiz while we wait:



 When I.say "80's gaming" do you picture an NES, Atari, arcade machine, computer... What pops into your head first?

Atari 2600 all the way, then probably C64 and arcade games