The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

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The best Speccy game by Ultimate

Poll ended at Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:27 am

Alien 8
0
No votes
Atic Atac
11
26%
Bubbler
1
2%
Cookie
0
No votes
Cyberun
0
No votes
Gunfright
0
No votes
JetPac
9
21%
Knight Lore
10
24%
Lunar Jetman
1
2%
Martianoids
1
2%
Nightshade
1
2%
Pentagram
0
No votes
Pssst
2
5%
Sabre Wulf
6
14%
Tranz Am
0
No votes
Underwurlde
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 42

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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by DouglasReynholm » Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:05 pm

Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:27 am
PeteProdge wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:39 pm
Somebody's voted for Martianoids.

Now, yeah, this is a democratic vote and all that, but I never envisaged THAT happening!

We have an anarchist in this forum! :mrgreen:
Bet it was Spuds as their '3rd place'. :P
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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by PQR » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:01 pm

1 - Jetpac
2 - Knight Lore
3 - Underwurlde
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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by Morkin » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:59 am

Looks quite a close contest between Atic Atac and Jetpac so far.

A few years ago I might have voted for Jetpac, as it's pure arcade class. I guess one criticism voiced over the years is that changing/randomising the platform placement might have increased the variety a bit. And of course a hover button, that'd be ace.. ;)

I only remember playing Atic Atac after Sabre Wulf, and it took a while for me to appreciate it fully. 3 playable characters, each with different momentum/inertia. One map but 3 variations of how you can traverse it depending on your character choice. A decent amount of time to react to enemies spawning on top of you (I felt that Sabre Wulf compensated with lots of extra lives dotted around). And finally a 3D map with distinguishable floors which means you don't have to think about a map, you learn your way around after a few goes. The only criticism I really have is that the objects are fairly redundant, with your object carry limit it's all about the keys. But otherwise a game I can keep coming back to, and that you can finish in any time between 5 minutes or 2 hours. 8-)
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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by Sokurah » Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:35 pm

Morkin wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:59 am
But otherwise a game I can keep coming back to, and that you can finish in any time between 5 minutes or 2 hours. 8-)
Haha, yeah, it's the same for me too.
Atic Atac was also my own choice, for the exact same reasons that you mention.
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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by Pegaz » Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:26 pm

1. Pssst
2. Knight Lore
3. Gunfright
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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by mickfarrow » Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:45 pm

Morkin wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:59 am
Looks quite a close contest between Atic Atac and Jetpac so far.

A few years ago I might have voted for Jetpac, as it's pure arcade class. I guess one criticism voiced over the years is that changing/randomising the platform placement might have increased the variety a bit. And of course a hover button, that'd be ace.. ;)
There IS a hover button, press down!
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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by Sokurah » Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:48 pm

mickfarrow wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:45 pm
Morkin wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:59 am
Looks quite a close contest between Atic Atac and Jetpac so far.

And of course a hover button, that'd be ace.. ;)
There IS a hover button, press down!
I'm pretty sure that winking smiley of ihs means "I know there is a hover button, but people always wish there was one, without knowing it's already there" ;)
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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by WIWC » Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:12 pm

Undoubtedly Knight Lore, even for its playability.

Second place: Pssst

Third: Underwurlde
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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by Morkin » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:01 pm

Sokurah wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:48 pm
mickfarrow wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:45 pm
Morkin wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:59 am
Looks quite a close contest between Atic Atac and Jetpac so far.

And of course a hover button, that'd be ace.. ;)
There IS a hover button, press down!
I'm pretty sure that winking smiley of ihs means "I know there is a hover button, but people always wish there was one, without knowing it's already there" ;)
Yeah, couldn't resist... :lol:

It's been mentioned quite a few times over the years in various Speccy discussions and each time there's been someone who's surprised by it (including me...)
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Re: The best Speccy game by Ultimate: vote

Post by bucephalus » Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:29 am

1. Atic Atac
2. Sabre Wulf
3. Knight Lore
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