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Old browser games you used to play when the internet was young

StrategyFan

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battlefield was pretty cool

especially those events when everyone started from scratch and people had to race to get the highest rank within the time limit
 

i-Jest

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FreeArcade.com:

Battle Tank
Some shoot'em up game I can't remember.


YTV.com:

Just a couple games I can't remember the names of. Sitekick was fun stuff though.


JavaCoffeebreak:

Roller Boy
Roller Boy 2

CartoonNetwork.com:

Ed, Edd, and Eddy skateboarding game.
Powerpuff Girls fighting game.
A DragonBall Z fighting game from the sites earlier days.
Wacky racing was fun.


Those are the ones I remember playing the most. I can't even remember playing anything from Foxkids.com but I know I did.
 

Speedwagon

Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel. Yabuki turned off voice chat in Mario Kart races. True artists of their time.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cartoon_Orbit

This was my shit. I got really good at it. I remember playing the card game with all the Justice League 10ATK cards, and the gold cards that would have special effects, like Duck Dodgers or MoJoJoJo. I also remember collecting stickers through trades, because I started late in the game and they could only be attained at certain earlier times as promos. My brother found out a way to dupe the trade system (after you accept the trade, you could use Tab on the keyboard to select a button that removed all the items you agreed to trade) which I used to take a huge risk and offer nearly all of my collection for someone's huge collection. It was risky because I had to accept the trade, then wait until he decided to accept and then remove everything at the last second. I actually succeeded. I was a ruthless child.
 

CTLance

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Let's ignore the random BBS MUDs I stumbled upon and made an ass of myself in when I was younger. Jeebus, I was an idiot back then.

Roughly around the time of Planetarion I remember getting severely addicted to a likely inofficial Mechwarrior Browser game that had basically no graphics. I don't remember much, mostly that the main colour scheme was orange I think? Was amazing though. Wasted so many hours, and then it died. Never got out of beta, IIRC.

I do remember having some fun with Neopets as well, but that was the tail end of my obsession with "low fidelity" online games.
 

Frimaire

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I remember in like the first grade our computer "classes" basically just consisted of them teaching us how to get to the ytv website and play browser games.
The two I remember playing are one where you control flying though the sewer collecting your larvae, and another where you're like a kid sneaking though a spooky house or something?
A quick google search has revealed that these were called "Super Sewer Scramble" and "Freaky Friday"
 

GoldCrusader

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AdventureQuest was pretty huge for me.

Other then that, I could pass hours on site like miniclip, mofunzone and zebest3000.

I remember one fan megaman game that I played a lot.

I remember playing a Ben10 a lot on teletoon.
 

JBwB

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As my first MMO I spend hundreds (maybe thousands?) of hours playing Runescape as a kid.

Adventure quest is another one. My account is still active after all this time haha.
 

jotun?

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Archmage

an old 9-ball game where the hardest AI was some smug-as-shit pink fluffball that always came up with insane multi-bank shots
 

War Eagle

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Gunbound
Yeti Sports
Slime Soccer
Line Rider
Snood

Finally around 2009 or 2010 there was this online multiplayer game I used to play where everyone is a mouse and you had to get cheese or something.i forget, but I remember loving it.

Edit: It was called Transformice
 

mhayes86

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I spent a lot of time playing random games on Newgrounds back in the early 2000's. Prior to that, probably Elf Bowling.
 

Hexxen-Panda

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The internet may not have been young at that point, but I sure was.

I'd be hanged for crimes against humanity with what I did to this bugger.

Also, this mount-and-blade knockoff series called Feudalism
 

reKon

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Snowcraft. I think it was some shockwave game

Played a shitload of cartoon network games.

This doesn't count as a browser game, but holy shit, I can't believe this thing is still running:

www.byond.com

This where I did some of my early childhood internet gaming. Those were the days...
 

Nostremitus

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There was a "The Pretender" game on NBC's website in the 90s...

You were trying to track down the protagonist from the show... IIRC, each week there was a new level that tied into the next episode...
 

RedFox85

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I was a straight up crook in Habbo hotel, I wore a suit and my character was named Mr.Fox. I had a room with painted walls and wood floors (which you had to pay real money or something to achieve but I forget how I got it.) and would invite strangers to join me in co-ownership to make the best room we could. When they would put their stuff down however (furniture, posters whatever really) I would snatch it all up and ban them. I then took the items and traded them to other players for other items that I wanted. I was a real dirt bag and it's honestly the only time I've played a bad guy in a social internet game setting.. still feel kind of bad about it actually.
 
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I remember one horror point-and-click adventure game I really enjoyed when I was a kid, but I could never track it down again. I'm sure if I ever did find it again I'd probably realize it was a complete shit, but I'd really love to track it down someday.