The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

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The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Poll ended at Mon May 21, 2018 11:05 am

Kane by Mastertronic
0
No votes
Karnov by Electric Dreams
2
6%
Kentilla by Micromega
0
No votes
Kick Off by Anco
0
No votes
Kikstart II by Mastertronic
4
11%
Killed Until Dead by US Gold
1
3%
Kinetik by Firebird
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No votes
Klax by Domark
1
3%
Knight Lore by Ultimate
15
43%
Knightmare by Activision
1
3%
Knight Tyme by Mastertronic
1
3%
Knight Rider by Ocean
0
No votes
Knot in 3D by New Generation Software
1
3%
Kobyashi Naru by Mastertronic
0
No votes
Kokotoni Wilf by Elite
5
14%
Komando 2 by Ultrasoft
0
No votes
Komplex City by Legend
0
No votes
Konami's Golf by Imagine
0
No votes
Konami's Tennis by Imagine
0
No votes
Kontrabant 2 by Radio Student
2
6%
Kong by Ocean
0
No votes
Kong Strikes Back by Ocean
0
No votes
Kosmic Kanga by Micromania
0
No votes
Krakout by Gremlin
0
No votes
Kung-Fu by Bug-Byte
2
6%
Kwah! by Melbourne House
0
No votes
Kwik Snax by CodeMasters
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 35

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

Post by WIWC » Mon May 14, 2018 11:05 pm

My nominations are: Karnov, Killed Until Dead, Knight Lore, Kokotoni Wilf, Kwah?
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue May 15, 2018 5:43 am

As I said before, I voted for Knight Lore, but I must reckon Kokotoni Wilf is an enjoyable game, my second choice.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Post by Vampyre » Tue May 15, 2018 7:53 am

Knight Lore for me. There are more enjoyable games in that list (Kikstart 2 was a brilliant, under-rated, playable gem) but Knight Lore's sheer importance to videogame history, not just the Speccy's history, cannot be underestimated. I put it into the same category as Super Mario Bros, Mario 64, Ocarina, Half Life 2, The Last Of Us, Dark Souls, Bloodborne, etc - one of those releases that simply changes things forever by moving the goalposts, and makes you re-evaluate just what a videogame is capable of.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Post by Ralf » Tue May 15, 2018 10:29 am

Knight Lore.

Actually for me it's yet another classic where I was a crap player and achieved nothing.

I never took into account changing into werewolf so it always happened to me in the worst moment when I needed to escape from the enemy ;)

There is also a trick which you'll need to use often - stand on an object to get higher, then jump, then immediately press "pick up" to get back the object you were standing on. Maybe it's simple and obvious for some people but I never learnt it in the 80s.

But still I can see the greatness of Knight Lore. It was miles ahead of the competitors when it was released. It made your jaw drop to the floor when you saw it. It's a father to all isometric games - Diablo, Fallout, Baldur's Gate... choose actually any big isometric game.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Post by stupidget » Tue May 15, 2018 2:24 pm

As stated in the K Discussion thread previously, I've voted for Kokotoni Wilf. I completely understand how groundbreaking Knight Lore was, and I remember being in Software City in Wolverhampton just starting at the screen in awe at the graphics, but, it just wasn't for me. I desperately wanted to like the game, but, in the end, I just found it too frustrating and this wasn't helped by the fact that I was utter shoit at it :lol:
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Post by Ast A. Moore » Tue May 15, 2018 2:40 pm

I liked Klax.
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Tue May 15, 2018 7:55 pm

Shall we proclaim Knight Lore the winner yet? :mrgreen:
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Post by PeteProdge » Wed May 16, 2018 2:27 pm

Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 7:55 pm
Shall we proclaim Knight Lore the winner yet? :mrgreen:
Not until I force every voter to actually play Kikstart II!
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Post by Ralf » Wed May 16, 2018 2:45 pm

Not until I force every voter to actually play Kikstart II!
Why is it called Kikstart 2 if there was no Kikstart 1?
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Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with K: vote

Post by PeteProdge » Wed May 16, 2018 3:12 pm

Ralf wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 2:45 pm
Not until I force every voter to actually play Kikstart II!
Why is it called Kikstart 2 if there was no Kikstart 1?
Kikstart 1 was on the *whispers* Commodore 64/128 and Atari 8-bit platforms, but sadly not on the Speccy. Still, by all accounts, it is number 2 that's the best, 1 didn't have the course editor.
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