The best classic Speccy game beginning with A: vote

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The best classic Speccy game beginning with A

Poll ended at Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:51 am

Academy by CRL
1
5%
Action Force II by Virgin Games
0
No votes
Ad Astra by Gargoyle Games
0
No votes
Alchemist by Imagine
0
No votes
Alien 8 by Ultimate
1
5%
Alien Highway by Vortex
0
No votes
Aliens (UK version) by Electric Dreams
0
No votes
Airwolf by Elite
0
No votes
Amaurote by Mastertronic
1
5%
Anarchy by Hewson
0
No votes
Ano Gaia by Your Sinclair
0
No votes
Ant Attack by Quicksilva
6
29%
Arkanoid by Imagine
1
5%
Arkanoid II - Revenge Of Doh by Imagine
0
No votes
Astro Marine Corps by Dinamic
0
No votes
Atic Atac by Ultimate
7
33%
ATF by Digital Integration
1
5%
Auf Wiedersehen Monty by Gremlin
2
10%
Avalon by Hewson
1
5%
 
Total votes: 21

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

Post by Morkin » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:41 pm

Good choices there for the 'A' section, except for Amaurote, which I found a bit tedious. :cry:

Have just voted for Atic Atac so now it's even.. ;)

Close competition between Atic Atac, Ant Attack and Avalon atta... err.. Avalon for me.

All three are great games in their own right, so it came down to comparing what I thought were the immediate negatives:

Atic Atac
- objects other than the keys are a rendered a bit pointless due to the carrying restrictions

Ant Attack
- controls could have been much, much better

Avalon
- movement a bit imprecise at times, spell selection controls fiddly

But I think Atic Atac holds up very well today especially for replay value, 3 characters each with their own routes through the house, and their own inertia (something I didn't realise back when it was released).

One thing I liked about all 3 is that each has a map that you can get familiar with just through playing a few games, without having to get the graph paper out.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with A: vote

Post by Rorthron » Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:01 pm

I went for Atic Atac (some time ago so my vote doesn't break the tie).

I also just wish you didn't have to fiddle with objects. Please can someone create a mod where you pick up automatically and have unlimited pockets? You could call it Atac Atac: a Hac!
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with A: vote

Post by PeteProdge » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:45 am

Aaaaaand this concludes the As.

Atic Atac wins

To celebrate, I will now offer a download of this game at this link (Er, better not - Ed) oh right.

That was a very close run thing, the labyrinth of nasties was tied equally with Sandy White's Ant Attack for most of the week. If it had been a tie, then I'd have run a three day poll on Atic Atac vs Ant Attack. And if that had been a tie, I'd have... um gone for rock, scissors, paper, ant.

7 votes: Atic Atac by Ultimate
6 votes: Ant Attack by Quicksilva
2 votes: Auf Wiedersehen Monty by Gremlin
1 vote each: Avalon; ATF; Arkanoid; Amaurote; Alien 8; Academy

Now to start a discussion thread on classic Speccy games beginning with B...
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