The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

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The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Poll ended at Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:13 pm

Saboteur by Durell
1
2%
Saboteur II by Durell
1
2%
Sabre Wulf by Ultimate
5
12%
Sacred Armour of Antiriad, The by Palace Software
1
2%
Salamander by Konami
1
2%
Samurai Warrior by Firebird
1
2%
Sanxion by Thalamus
0
No votes
Savage by Firebird
2
5%
SAS Combat Simulator by Code Masters
0
No votes
Scapeghost by Level 9 Computing
0
No votes
Sceptre of Bagdad by Atlantis Software
2
5%
Scooby Doo by Elite
0
No votes
Scuba Dive by Durell
0
No votes
Seabase Delta by Firebird
0
No votes
Sergeant Seymour Robot Cop by Code Masters
0
No votes
Seymour Goes to Hollywood by Code Masters
0
No votes
Shadow Dancer by US Gold
0
No votes
Shadowfire by Beyond Software
0
No votes
Shadow of the Beast by Gremlin
0
No votes
Shadow Warriors by Ocean
0
No votes
Shao-Lin's Road by The Edge
0
No votes
Sherlock by Melbourne House
0
No votes
Shinobi by Virgin Games
0
No votes
Shockway Rider by Faster Than Light
0
No votes
Short Circuit by Ocean
0
No votes
Show Jumping by Alligata Software
0
No votes
Side Arms by Go!
0
No votes
Sidewalk by Infogrames
0
No votes
Silkworm by Virgin Games
0
No votes
Sim City by Infogrames
0
No votes
Sir Fred by Made In Spain/Mikro Gen
1
2%
Sir Lancelot by Melbourne House
0
No votes
Skate Crazy by Gremlin Graphics
0
No votes
Skool Daze by Microsphere
11
27%
Slightly Magic by Code Masters
1
2%
Sly Spy: Secret Agent by Ocean
0
No votes
Smash TV by Ocean
0
No votes
Software House by Cult Games
1
2%
Software Star by Addictive Games
0
No votes
Soldier of Fortune by Firebird Software
1
2%
Soldier of Light by ACE Software
0
No votes
Solomon's Key by U.S. Gold
0
No votes
Southern Belle by Hewson
0
No votes
Space Crusade by Gremlin
0
No votes
Space Harrier by Elite
0
No votes
Spawn Of Evil by DK'Tronics
0
No votes
Spellbound by Mastertronic Added Dimension
1
2%
Spellbound Dizzy by Code Masters
0
No votes
Spindizzy by Electric Dreams
0
No votes
Splat! by Incentive
1
2%
Split Personalities by Domark
3
7%
Spy Hunter by US Gold
0
No votes
Spy vs Spy by Beyond
0
No votes
Spy vs Spy II: The Island Caper by Databyte
0
No votes
Spy vs Spy III: Arctic Antics by Databyte
0
No votes
Starglider by Rainbird
2
5%
Starglider 2 by Rainbird
0
No votes
Starquake by Bubble Bus Software
2
5%
Star Raiders II by Electric Dreams
0
No votes
Star Wars by Domark
0
No votes
Steve Davis Snooker by CDS Microsystems
0
No votes
Stifflip & Co by Palace Software
0
No votes
St. Dragon by Storm
0
No votes
Stop the Express by Sinclair Research
0
No votes
Stormbringer by Mastertronic Added Dimension
0
No votes
Stormlord by Hewson
1
2%
Stormlord II: Deliverance by Hewson
0
No votes
Strider by US Gold
0
No votes
Strider II by US Gold
0
No votes
Strike Force Cobra by Piranha
0
No votes
Summer Games by US Gold
0
No votes
Summer Games II by US Gold
0
No votes
Super Hang-On by Electric Dreams
1
2%
Super Stuntman by Code Masters
0
No votes
Sweevo's Whirled by Gargoyle Games
0
No votes
Sweevo's World by Gargoyle Games
0
No votes
Switchblade by Gremlin
0
No votes
SWIV by Storm
1
2%
 
Total votes: 41

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The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by PeteProdge » Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:13 pm

Okay, there are maybe two or three games here. Not many to choose from. There you go, should be easy to pick, the poll concludes at 22:15ish (UK time) Mon 22nd October. Get going!

Saboteur by Durell
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Saboteur II by Durell
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Sabre Wulf by Ultimate
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Sacred Armour of Antiriad, The by Palace Software
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Salamander by Konami
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Samurai Warrior by Firebird
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Sanxion by Thalamus
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Savage by Firebird
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SAS Combat Simulator by Code Masters
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Scapeghost by Level 9 Computing
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Sceptre of Bagdad by Atlantis Software
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Scooby Doo by Elite
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Scuba Dive by Durell
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Seabase Delta by Firebird
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Sergeant Seymour Robot Cop by Code Masters
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Seymour Goes to Hollywood by Code Masters
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Shadow Dancer by US Gold
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Shadowfire by Beyond Software
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Shadow of the Beast by Gremlin
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Shadow Warriors by Ocean
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Shao-Lin's Road by The Edge[/url]
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Sherlock by Melbourne House
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Shinobi by Virgin Games
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Shockway Rider by Faster Than Light
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Short Circuit by Ocean
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Show Jumping by Alligata Software
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Side Arms by Go!
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Sidewalk by Infogrames
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Silkworm by Virgin Games
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Sim City by Infogrames
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Sir Fred by Made In Spain/Mikro Gen
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Sir Lancelot by Melbourne House
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Skate Crazy by Gremlin
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Skool Daze by Microsphere
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Slightly Magic by Code Masters
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Sly Spy: Secret Agent by Ocean
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Smash TV by Ocean
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Software House by Cult Games
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Software Star by Addictive Games
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Soldier of Fortune by Firebird Software
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Soldier of Light by ACE Software
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Solomon's Key by US Gold
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Southern Belle by Hewson
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Space Crusade by Gremlin
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Space Harrier by Elite
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Spawn Of Evil by DK'Tronics
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Spellbound by Mastertronic Added Dimension
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Spellbound Dizzy by Code Masters
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Spindizzy by Electric Dreams
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Splat! by Incentive
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Split Personalities by Domark
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Spy Hunter by US Gold
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Spy vs Spy by Beyond
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Spy vs Spy II: The Island Caper by Databyte
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Spy vs Spy III: Arctic Antics by Databyte
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Starglider by Rainbird
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Starglider 2 by Rainbird
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Starquake by Bubble Bus Software
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Star Raiders II by Electric Dreams
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Star Wars by Domark
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Steve Davis Snooker by CDS Microsystems
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Stifflip & Co by Palace Software
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St. Dragon by Storm
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Stop the Express by Sinclair Research
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Stormbringer by Mastertronic Added Dimension
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Stormlord by Hewson
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Stormlord II: Deliverance by Hewson
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Strider by US Gold
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Strider II by US Gold
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Strike Force Cobra by Piranha
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Summer Games by US Gold
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Summer Games II by US Gold
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Super Hang-On by Electric Dreams
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Super Stuntman by Code Masters
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Sweevo's Whirled by Gargoyle Games
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Sweevo's World by Gargoyle Games
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Switchblade by Gremlin
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SWIV by Storm
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by Rorthron » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:59 am

This is a tricky one. There are a lot of very good games in the list, and you could spend ages agonising over the vote. If any of you are finding it difficult to decide, my advice would be just to go on the shininess of the inlay.

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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:11 am

Sabre Wulf for me. One of the classics (well, not a good argument, as there are lots of classics in the list to vote! :mrgreen: ) that I played a lot and still play a lot. I love it.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by Metalbrain » Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:48 am

Incomplete list.

These were suggested and are missing:

3D Starstrike by Realtime Games Software

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Starstrike II by Realtime Games Software

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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by R-Tape » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:36 am

Rorthron wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:59 am
This is a tricky one. There are a lot of very good games in the list, and you could spend ages agonising over the vote. If any of you are finding it difficult to decide, my advice would be just to go on the shininess of the inlay.
It's great innit. There can't be many games that manage to make the off the peg release feel as special as a limited edition.
Metalbrain wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:48 am
Incomplete list.
I think we're stuck with it—it's not possible for mods or users to edit polls.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by R-Tape » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:36 am

Another fine list, replete with classics. These stand out to me:

Stormlord
Spellbound
Starquake
Splat
Sir Lancelot
Shinobi
Sabre Wulf


And especially Saboteur. I spent ages playing this BITD, largely because they shunned the usual tradition of making it impossibly difficult from the off.

That said, my vote has to go to Skool Daze. It's an inventive masterpiece, and a classic that everyone remembers.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by Morkin » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:24 pm

For me it was between:

Sabre Wulf
Scuba Dive
Sherlock
Sir Fred
Splat
Spindizzy
Skool Daze
Starquake

All of which I played lots and really enjoyed.

After a lot of deliberation I'm going for Skool Daze. Just for its impressive originality and sense of humour. Quite an achievement to beat Starquake on this occasion, which I rate extremely highly.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by Ralf » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:30 pm

A lot of good games.

There are probably better games here but my vote will go to... Sceptre of Bagdad ;)

Nobody else will probably vote for it so at least my vote will make some justice. It's a very nice adventure game with good graphics and all right difficulty. I spend quite a lot of nice moments with it, so it's mostly about personal memories.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by Vampyre » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:35 pm

There are a lot of really high quality titles in that list but I've gone for Split Personalities/Splitting Images. It's one of the best puzzle games ever made IMO, better even than Tetris, and is one I'll always have another go at whenever I fire up an emulator, despite completing it dozens of times.

Special mention to Stormbringer 128K which has one of the best AY tunes of all time.

I think Skooldaze will romp this poll though.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with S: vote

Post by Ersh » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:49 pm

Lots of great games, though I had to go for Skooldaze. Sheer brilliance in design, innovation and fun. Also, the way it was developed is pretty impressive as well.
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