The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

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The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Poll ended at Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:20 pm

W.A.R.
0
No votes
WEC Le Mans
4
8%
Wacky Darts
0
No votes
Wacky Races
0
No votes
Wanted: Monty Mole
3
6%
The War of the Worlds
0
No votes
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain
1
2%
The Way of the Exploding Fist
9
19%
The Way of the Tiger
0
No votes
Werewolves of London
0
No votes
West Bank
4
8%
Wheelie
6
13%
Where Time Stood Still
9
19%
Who Dares Wins II
2
4%
A Whole New Ball Game
2
4%
Wild Bunch
0
No votes
Wild West Hero
1
2%
Wild West Seymour
1
2%
William Wobbler
0
No votes
Willow Pattern
0
No votes
Winged Warlords
0
No votes
Winter Games
0
No votes
Wizards Lair
1
2%
Wizball
2
4%
Wolfan
0
No votes
Wolfman
0
No votes
World Class Leaderboard
0
No votes
World Cup Carnival
0
No votes
World Destruction
0
No votes
World Games
0
No votes
World Series Baseball
0
No votes
World Series Basketball
0
No votes
The Worm In Paradise
1
2%
Worse Things Happen at Sea
0
No votes
Wriggler
2
4%
 
Total votes: 48

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The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by namco » Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:20 pm

W.A.R. by Martech
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WEC Le Mans by Imagine Software Ltd
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Wacky Darts by Code Masters Ltd
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Wacky Races by Hi-Tec Software Ltd
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Wanted: Monty Mole by Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd
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The War of the Worlds by CRL Group PLC
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The Warlock of Firetop Mountain by Puffin Books
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The Way of the Exploding Fist by Melbourne House
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The Way of the Tiger by Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd
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Werewolves of London by Mastetronic
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West Bank by Dinamic Software
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Wheelie by Microsphere
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Where Time Stood Still by Ocean Software Ltd
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Who Dares Wins II by Alligata Software Ltd
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A Whole New Ball Game by Pete Cooke
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The Wild Bunch by Firebird Software Ltd
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Wild West Hero by Timescape Software
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Wild West Seymour by Code Masters Ltd
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William Wobbler by Wizard Computer Games
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Willow Pattern by Firebird Software Ltd
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Winged Warlords by CDS Microsystems
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Winter Games by U.S. Gold Ltd
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Wizards Lair by Bubble Bus Software
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Wizball by Ocean Software Ltd
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Wolfan by Bulldog Software
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Wolfman by CRL Group PLC
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World Class Leaderboard by U.S. Gold Ltd
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World Cup Carnival by U.S. Gold Ltd
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World Destruction by Ventamatic
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World Games by U.S. Gold
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World Series Baseball by Imagine Software Ltd
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World Series Basketball by Imagine Software Ltd
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The Worm In Paradise by Level 9 Computing Ltd
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Worse Things Happen at Sea by Silversoft Ltd
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Wriggler by Romantic Robot UK Ltd
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:46 am

The Way of the Exploding Fist for me. Great graphics and one of the best fight games.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by Vampyre » Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:25 am

I'm going to think about this one for a bit rather than voting immediately like I normally do. I want to go for Wizball (yes, I really enjoyed it) but there's Exploding Fist, which took games to another level; WTHAS, which is a remarkably original and fun game. Plus others which were damn fine games.

Would this be the appropriate time to mention I have never played Where Time Stood Still? Not back in the day and never in an emulator (that I can remember anyway). Always felt I'd missed out on something, but, then again, I always thought Great Escape was overrated.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by WIWC » Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:50 pm

Big fight among WEC Le Mans, Fist, Where Time Stood Still, Wizball.

But it's WEC for me.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by WIWC » Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:51 pm

Vampyre wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:25 am
I always thought Great Escape was overrated.
Can I report this post.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by R-Tape » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:27 pm

I thought I had decided, but now the screenshots have jogged my memory I'm not sure.

It'll have to be between:

When Time Stood Still, WoTExploding Fist, Werewolves of London - general quality
Wheelie - simple oldschool fun
The Wild Bunch - best BASIC game for the speccy full stop?
Worse things happen at sea for originality

...don't know yet.
WIWC wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:51 pm
Can I report this post.
Yes, but as it's not being disrespectful to Manic Miner then no action will be taken.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by Nick » Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:21 pm

I decided to vote for Where Time Stood Still. One of my all time favourites which I play the most out of the games listed. Besides, what other game lets you lure a T-Rex into a village of unsuspecting natives.

For the record, I also considered Way Of The Exploding Fist, Wanted: Monty Mole, Wriggler and Werewolves Of London.

WTSS does has a slightly unfair advantage over the other games listed though, as being 128K only allows it to be more involved, maybe sometime in the coming months there could a pole of the best 128K only games?
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by stupidget » Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:26 pm

I had to go for Wanted: Monty Mole.

I can still remember the furore at our local club when somebody turned up with it. The stiflingly hot school hall was awash with poorly dressed pre pubescent boys scrambling around to try and get a copy before they were picked up to go back home. All you could hear was the constant clicking of tape player doors opening and closing whilst hi-tec silvers shadows squeaked constantly on the highly polished wooden flooring. Happy days indeed 👍👍
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by Ast A. Moore » Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:23 pm

I’ma go with A Whole New Ball Game. Because reasons. And Pete Cooke.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: vote

Post by Morkin » Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:26 pm

Going to have to think about this one for a few days.

"I'll bide my time..."

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