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Jul 30, 2007, 01:09 AM
 
What are your favorite classing gaming systems??\

Mine would be my atari 2600 and sega dreamcast
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 01:30 AM
 
Super Nintendo
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Jul 30, 2007, 01:42 AM
 
Saturn/Dreamcast. Oh yeah.
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 04:47 AM
 
The Sega Mega Drive

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Jul 30, 2007, 05:01 AM
 
In fact, Sega had the upper hand on the Wii back in 1994

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Jul 30, 2007, 05:28 AM
 
Has to be the original Playstation. When it came out I played so much I couldn't sleep without visions of Tekken.
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 11:43 AM
 
Sega Genesis ftw. Sonic was so much fun; he definitely crapped all over Mario.

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Jul 30, 2007, 11:53 AM
 
SNES, probably.

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Jul 30, 2007, 12:06 PM
 
ColecoVision. Smurfs and River Raid.
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Jul 30, 2007, 12:27 PM
 
Am I the first (and only, lol?) to vote for Mattel Intellivision!?

     
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Jul 30, 2007, 12:36 PM
 
SNES by a mile.

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Jul 30, 2007, 12:38 PM
 
SNES, close second is Atari 2600 as it was the first video game system I ever played....me and my sister used to play madd joust yo.
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 12:39 PM
 
Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
me and my sister used to play madd joust yo.
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Jul 30, 2007, 12:41 PM
 
SNES was the tits. Had so much fun with that little thing.
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 12:50 PM
 
My first was the Coleco Telstar, but hardly my favorite. The Atari 2600 was still, by far, the best for its time. I was in college during the Nintendo years so I skipped that entire series and got back into consoles with the Playstation. The Dreamcast was good, but the PS just dominated so I spent very little time with my DC.

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Jul 30, 2007, 12:52 PM
 
Originally Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost View Post
Has to be the original Playstation. When it came out I played so much I couldn't sleep without visions of Tekken.
I still have them all. The collector's edition of Tekken 5 came with a special case for all the Tekken games.

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Jul 30, 2007, 01:43 PM
 
N64 with Goldeneye
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 01:51 PM
 
Turbo Graphix 16. Bonk was a blast.

Atari Jaguar. This console was way ahead of it's time. Alien vs Predator used to scare the crap out of me. Turn off all the lights, turn the sound way up. I've actually been thinking about picking one up on eBay.
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Jul 30, 2007, 01:54 PM
 
Originally Posted by Rumor View Post
Turn off all the lights, turn the sound way up. I've actually been thinking about picking one up on eBay.
I used to do this with DOOM (on the SNES). It was just unnerving.
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 02:21 PM
 
Seriously? I found DOOM to be a joke, especially after being spoiled by Marathon.

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Jul 30, 2007, 02:26 PM
 
I dunno, as a teen alone in the house, playing in the absolute dark at 2 am, the tension was killing me. I wasn't afraid, but man I was jumpy.
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 02:50 PM
 
Originally Posted by olePigeon View Post
ColecoVision. Smurfs and River Raid.

Seconded! I played River Raid on my Atari like nobody's business!
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 02:52 PM
 
Does anyone rembmer what game said "It's time to kick ass and chew bubble gum. And I'm aaalll out of bubble gum".

It was an alien killing game. Quake? Doom?
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 02:54 PM
 
Duke Nukem?
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 02:58 PM
 
Sega Genesis.
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Jul 30, 2007, 03:02 PM
 
Snes. Hands down.
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 03:05 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakarʒ View Post
Duke Nukem?
YES!!
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 03:09 PM
 
Atari 2600, for nostalgic purposes. But I really like Sega genesis
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 03:11 PM
 
Originally Posted by MrsLarry View Post
YES!!
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Jul 30, 2007, 04:49 PM
 
Sega Saturn of course, I wish I still had one.

     
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Jul 30, 2007, 05:03 PM
 
Atari 2600 & ColecoVision

The ColecoVision was awesome for it's time. The games that came out on it were the closest thing to the arcade version (Donkey Kong & Zaxxon, for example).
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Jul 30, 2007, 05:04 PM
 
SNES, fo' sho'. NES and Genesis were awesome, too.
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 05:07 PM
 
Originally Posted by MrsLarry View Post
Does anyone rembmer what game said "It's time to kick ass and chew bubble gum. And I'm aaalll out of bubble gum".

It was an alien killing game. Quake? Doom?
That's from the movie "They Live". Might have been used in a game too, but it definitely originated from the film.

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Jul 30, 2007, 08:29 PM
 
Well i was browsing the craigslist and ended up picking up an NES with a controller Mario/Duckhunt and the Light gun for a whole 5 dollars. Had the red blinky light.. a good cleaning and away it went.. So far my console collection is like this
NES,N64, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Commodore Amiga 500, Commodore 64 and then PS2
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 08:40 PM
 
Originally Posted by ort888 View Post
That's from the movie "They Live". Might have been used in a game too, but it definitely originated from the film.
Duke Nukem 3D of course.

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Jul 30, 2007, 08:42 PM
 
Snes.
     
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Jul 30, 2007, 08:48 PM
 
Originally Posted by starman View Post
Seriously? I found DOOM to be a joke, especially after being spoiled by Marathon.
Except DOOM predated Marathon by a year

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Jul 31, 2007, 12:44 AM
 
The only one I've ever owned and I still play it: NES.
     
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Jul 31, 2007, 01:41 AM
 
Originally Posted by cjrivera View Post
The ColecoVision was awesome for it's time. The games that came out on it were the closest thing to the arcade version (Donkey Kong & Zaxxon, for example).
Ha! The ColecoVision was the first game console I ever owned. Time Pilot was the best game on that system.

My favorite console of all time is still the SNES.

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Jul 31, 2007, 08:11 AM
 
So, by what miracle did no mod decide to move this to gaming forum and immediate death?
     
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Jul 31, 2007, 12:13 PM
 
"Gaming Forum"

AKA "The Boneyard"
     
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Jul 31, 2007, 12:18 PM
 
Boneyard sounds like some place people go to do it.
     
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Jul 31, 2007, 12:29 PM
 
Yeah, where Zombies go to do it.
     
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Jul 31, 2007, 02:16 PM
 
Originally Posted by Judge_Fire View Post
Am I the first (and only, lol?) to vote for Mattel Intellivision!?

I'll second that vote. In fact, I bought a used Intellivision and games off EBay a couple years ago. Still works great!
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Jul 31, 2007, 10:12 PM
 
N64 FTW.

My teen years were spent on an N64 with Goldeneye, San Francisco Rush and Turok.
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Jul 31, 2007, 10:53 PM
 
Turok.

Most frustrating game EVER. It would have been so much better if the save point weren't MILES apart.

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Jul 31, 2007, 11:02 PM
 
NES.

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Jul 31, 2007, 11:51 PM
 
Originally Posted by starman View Post
Turok.

Most frustrating game EVER. It would have been so much better if the save point weren't MILES apart.
All of my memories of it are great though. The game just had such an intense feel. The music was perfect too.

The sequels didn't live up to the original however.
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Originally Posted by starman View Post
Turok.

Most frustrating game EVER. It would have been so much better if the save point weren't MILES apart.
Worst part about that game was the fog...you couldn't see anything past 10 yards.
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Originally Posted by Lateralus View Post
All of my memories of it are great though. The game just had such an intense feel. The music was perfect too.

The sequels didn't live up to the original however.
I really liked Turok 1 and 2. 3 on blew chunks extreme.
     
 
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