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snoopers
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(05-06-2012, 05:00 AM)
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Le Manoir de Mortvielle (Mortville Manor in the US), a french adventure game on Atari ST with creepy digital voices.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...eJWu0nkA#t=52s

Theme song and its silly humming digit is stuck in my mind for the rest of my life.
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rpmurphy
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(05-06-2012, 05:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chacranajxy

Lol, Aldo. I remember playing that game on my dad's laptop... was actually pretty fun, despite the glitches.

My game I'd choose for this would be:

Ahaha, yeah it was actually a decent game, but quite badly-programmed.
Hamst3r
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(05-06-2012, 05:01 AM)
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Rocket Jockey?






It's an amazing game and I still have the CD for it. I mean, dude...rocket bikes and grappling hooks. Arena combat set to surf rock.

I have yet to meet anyone else in person who has actually played it.
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Dragoon En Regalia
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(05-06-2012, 05:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tain

uhhh



Maybe Genocide Square? I don't know. Dr. Kick in Adventure? Lup Salad? Zyclunt?

I've been aiming to play Genocide Squared for a while now, but I'm sure someone here must have played it once.

Originally Posted by CLOUDsea

Okay GAF.

Another I want to play, another one that's got a decent cult following. It just ain't obscure enough, yet.

Originally Posted by luka

gaf am I alone in my love of shubibinman?

This is pretty likely, though. I've only heard about the game through the presence of a couple of soundtrack releases!

Here's my game that none of you have played: BS O.B. Golf!

This game was never released, and the only other guy who I know played it was probably the first person to even write about it at all. Worth a look, as it's quite good.
Vard
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(05-06-2012, 05:08 AM)
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3D Movie Maker, but I'm sure someone has played it here. Maybe not as recent as I have though (2007?).
Thoraxes
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(05-06-2012, 05:08 AM)
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Easily:

luka
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(05-06-2012, 05:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dacvak

Are You Afraid of the Dark: the tale of orpheo's curse

Also, any and every DOS game, like Indy 500 and Grand Prix. And Hugo's House of Horror.

Played all of those, indy most of all. In fact I still have that one! :)

massoluk
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(05-06-2012, 05:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by Thoraxes

Easily:

I played it. Never got my pizza establishment to make a profit though. All I can remember is that all my pizza are apparently daylight robbery.
345triangle
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(05-06-2012, 05:12 AM)
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rented this once when i was like eight years old and never heard of it again.



pretty great graphics!
Philia
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(05-06-2012, 05:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Unicorn

I've played that. Fucking loved it too. Fuck dem sharks. I had to stop playing becuase I actually got scared. But, I wish that Endless Ocean had threats, because I stopped playing out of boredom.

Awesome! I'm so glad to be wrong/to lose in this thread!

Alright here's another attempt. :)



This game was short and cute.
Markew001
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(05-06-2012, 05:19 AM)
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Game was awesome.
someguyinahat
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(05-06-2012, 05:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Psi

Castle of the Winds

Nope. Played it (got it on a CD called "The Complete Windows Set") and loved it. It was probably the best game on there, although Dare to Dream was also pretty good.

I'm going to say Wizard of Wall Street for the PC. I played it in CGA - I think it was made in 1985 but I'm not sure. I'd love to post a screenshot, but I couldn't even find one online; only text references to it.

Edit: I found a link to a pic of the box.
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magawolaz
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(05-06-2012, 05:21 AM)
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Loved it.
The Boat
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(05-06-2012, 05:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by chesspieceface

That was a game based on a French TV show, Les Zinzins de l'Espace (Space Goofs in English), which was allright I guess. I remember being amazed that Iggy Pop did the opening song.

Originally Posted by AuthenticM

Ubik

Originally Posted by Teknoman

Mappyland? Till this day I have no idea what its about, I just rented it when I was a kid since the cover looked fun.

I played these :D
evanylee
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(05-06-2012, 05:22 AM)
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Shark! Shark! Was for the Intellevision. My mom taught me how to play.

timetokill
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(05-06-2012, 05:23 AM)
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Star Hammer (some old DOS shareware game)

It had little "CG" pieces that led into the actual gameplay part. God this was a long time ago.

Originally Posted by btkadams

Heart of Darkness - PC/PS1 (as far as i know)
I have never met anyone who has heard of it, let alone played it. It was really fucking hard for me! I never beat it. The intro was really cool. I hope someone on GAF has played it, because then I won't feel so alone.

The death animations are the best part of this game. totally graphic and gruesome.
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KYGB
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(05-06-2012, 05:49 AM)
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Nexus, the Kingdom of the Winds

couldn't find a great picture, but.. this was the first MMO that I ever sank serious time into. I still think about it from time to time, it had some really cool features. I also used to love the old sprites but it seems like they've redone them.
LowEndTorque
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(05-06-2012, 05:52 AM)
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I used to think I was the only one in the world who played Full Throttle until I saw someone on gaf with a Ben avatar.
JasonUresti
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(05-06-2012, 05:53 AM)


Defiance, legendary board game company Avalon Hill's attempt at making an action game.

It was like a cross of a more standard FPS and Descent. You drove a hover tank could fly briefly.

I recall liking this one, but it got savaged in reviews at the time. It seemed to attract extra hate because it was an action game coming from a company that had only ever produced strategy games. CGW in particular seemed to hate on it for this reason.

It did do a decent job of injecting some passive story into the game, and had a Half Life-lite intro, only a year or two before Half life actually came out.
DarkKyo
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(05-06-2012, 05:58 AM)
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Shitty Men in Black PC game from 1997. Probably a few here have played it. Aunno.
timetokill
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(05-06-2012, 05:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by JasonUresti

CGW in particular seemed to hate on it for this reason.

And yet, on the box: "ACTION FANS TAKE NOTICE!" - CGW
Wellscha
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(05-06-2012, 05:59 AM)
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I win this thread.







Where's my prize?
DarkKyo
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(05-06-2012, 05:59 AM)
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Splatterball on AOL! So classic.
Forsaken82
(05-06-2012, 06:05 AM)
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Game on the TG-16 called Cadash. Used to play this game so much. Even remember the cheat to advance to max level and skip the entire first area :P

rothgar
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(05-06-2012, 06:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by Atomski

People probably have played this but not many.


Lovvveeddd it on the snes.

My roommates and I played this one in college. It's the only multi-player game I played with them. Good times.
Krappadizzle
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(05-06-2012, 06:07 AM)
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I played the hell out of this on my IBM!

"Your imagination is the real super hero!"
Krappadizzle
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(05-06-2012, 06:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by DarkKyo



Shitty Men in Black PC game from 1997. Probably a few here have played it. Aunno.

I remember wanting to play this but never got the chance to. I thought the graphics looked awesome(for its day)
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(05-06-2012, 06:10 AM)
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KillGore
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(05-06-2012, 06:13 AM)
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lol
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Anteater
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(05-06-2012, 06:29 AM)
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Don't play a lot of obscure games, but I used to play Kingyo Chuuihou (Goldfish Warning) the game with my cousins on their imported super famicom.



The game is split into school years and semesters, and there's a roulette that choose a subject for you and each of them has its own minigame, most of them were pretty fun (while short), we just have to guess the trivia part because we don't know japanese.

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Nub
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(05-06-2012, 06:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by JackEtc




This game was fucking AWESOME.

Hell yes!
Tathanen
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(05-06-2012, 06:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by friskykillface

I don't think many on here have played this NES game called "Dino Warz"



It's B^) and had the best title music :P

NOPE. Played it, loved it.

I'll shoot back with XEXYZ. It and Dinowarz were my two obscure NES favorites. I think I might remember someone saying they've played XEXYZ in some previous thread though. Amazing soundtrack, that game.

[Edit] XEXYZ music: First level, flying stage, ending theme
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Brick
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(05-06-2012, 06:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Psi

Castle of the Winds

THIS is what I came here to post. I played the demo of this SO many times as a kid (had no money to buy it). Now I feel I should track down and beat the full game to prove something to my younger self.
Fine Ham Abounds
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(05-06-2012, 06:37 AM)
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Revealing my age a bit here.
Medalion
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(05-06-2012, 06:37 AM)
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I used to think I was the only person on GAF who played the game "Mean Streets", which was probably the first game in the Tex Murphy game series
cosmicblizzard
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(05-06-2012, 06:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tesseract



is the only thing that comes to mind. not very obscure, i know.

Nope. Played and beat it.

Can't really think of anything. I think something like Eternal Eyes is the most obscure game I've played and I know quite a few gaffers have played it.
Wyndstryker
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(05-06-2012, 06:42 AM)
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Devil Force 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGfcuod8vPE

Japanese DOS SRPG's ftw
Chromax
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(05-06-2012, 06:43 AM)
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Shadowflare!

DarkKyo
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(05-06-2012, 06:43 AM)
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Did anyone play Continuum??
Wyndstryker
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(05-06-2012, 06:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by DarkKyo


Did anyone play Continuum??

Yup, and it used to be called Subspace just for those who may have played long long ago.

And that map...I think thats the Trench Wars server lol.
Not a Jellyfish
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(05-06-2012, 06:47 AM)
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Loooooooooooooove me some Aqua Aqua.

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(05-06-2012, 06:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Luap

Not me but my friend played this game and was obsessed with it; I have never heard anyone else mention it before:

I loved that game as a kid. It's on the app store.

I've never heard anyone mention flesh feast, it's pretty lousy from what I remember.

Karak
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(05-06-2012, 06:52 AM)
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The dreamcast game I think it was called the Floogle Brothers or something. I fucking loved that game but no one I talk to has ever played it.
Canuck76
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(05-06-2012, 06:52 AM)
As a kid i legitimately rented Superman 64 and tried to play it for like 5 minutes. Also literally asked my mom if something was wrong with the tv/controller/n64

I had Spiderman 64 and loved that game, thought it would be of the same quality.

I was so wrong
StudioTan
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(05-06-2012, 06:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by Trigunner

I played this on the 3DO, fun game.
BabeSlayer
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(05-06-2012, 06:53 AM)
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Can't get the image to work but here is the link Nephi's Quest

I can almost guarantee I am the only one on GAF to have played this...if not well than i'm not alone after all :D
DidntKnowJack
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(05-06-2012, 06:54 AM)
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Mine is Dragonstomper. It was for the Starpath add-on that played with the Atari 2600. As far as I know, it was the first actual rpg for any video game system. Though I may be wrong about that, it was certainly one of the first. And I'd be surprised if anyone else here has played it.

StudioTan
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(05-06-2012, 06:54 AM)
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The best game I owned on the 3DO:

K.Jack
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(05-06-2012, 06:55 AM)
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