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Jan 29, 2008, 03:21 PM
 
For me, in no particular order:

Dark Castle (all of them)
Civilizations
Pirates! Gold
Warlords II
Super Maze Wars
Bolo
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Jan 29, 2008, 03:23 PM
 
Arcnoid (sp?)
and all the stuff from Ambrosia (specially Apeiron, but i think that required min 8.0)
     
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Jan 29, 2008, 03:31 PM
 
Arkanoid.

Oh, few more:

Armor Alley (aka Rescue Raiders)
Castles Siege & Conquest
Color PacMan
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Jan 29, 2008, 03:35 PM
 
Shufflepuck Cafe
That Ateroids clone that Ambrosia made (EDIT: Maelstrom!)
Myst
Marathon (duh!)
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Originally Posted by starman View Post
Shufflepuck Cafe
That Ateroids clone that Ambrosia made
Myst
Marathon (duh!)
Uhm, yeah...see above
     
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Jan 29, 2008, 03:54 PM
 
Myst, Jetpack!, Bolo, Spin Doctor...can't remember them all.
     
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Jan 29, 2008, 04:07 PM
 
shufflepuck cafe
darkcasktle
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Jan 29, 2008, 04:09 PM
 
Marathon
Doom
Falcon
Gold Box Forgotten Realms AD&D games (Pool of Radiance, Curse of the Azurre Bonds, etc)
     
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Jan 29, 2008, 04:13 PM
 
Maelstrom was the Asteroids game, though I thought The Zone was waaay better.

Too bad Ambrosia never ported Harry the Handsome Executive. That game was fun.
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Jan 29, 2008, 04:17 PM
 
crystal quest
glider

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Jan 29, 2008, 04:18 PM
 
Diamonds!

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Jan 29, 2008, 04:54 PM
 
Prince of Persia (which I still have on floppy somewhere)
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Jan 29, 2008, 04:54 PM
 
What's wrong here - 10 posts and nobody mentioned...

Prince of Persia




edit: damn, too slow!!
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Jan 29, 2008, 05:01 PM
 
My absolute favorites:

Crystal Quest
Shufflepuck Café
Lunatic Fringe (the space game that was only an After Dark screensaver module)
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Jan 29, 2008, 05:07 PM
 
System 7 had games? I mean, beyond that world map puzzle.
     
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Jan 29, 2008, 05:08 PM
 
Originally Posted by analogika View Post
My absolute favorites:
Lunatic Fringe (the space game that was only an After Dark screensaver module)
I remember that. Fun times.

I can't remember the name, but there was a tank game, like Battle Zone, that my old roommate and I used to play on my IIci.
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Jan 29, 2008, 05:33 PM
 
Rescue
Bolo
X-Wing
Descent
Warcraft II
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Myst
Escape Velocity
Spectre
Hellcats Over the Pacific
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Jan 29, 2008, 05:46 PM
 
Originally Posted by olePigeon View Post
Maelstrom was the Asteroids game, though I thought The Zone was waaay better.

Too bad Ambrosia never ported Harry the Handsome Executive. That game was fun.
sorry, i read it as centipede game. SORRY

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Jan 29, 2008, 06:14 PM
 
A couple of ones that no one's mentioned yet - Out of this World and Flashback. Both were by Delphine and ported by MacPlay. Those were two of the most fun games I played as a child.

Another long-time favorite of mine was Glider Pro.

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Originally Posted by CharlesS View Post
A couple of ones that no one's mentioned yet - Out of this World and Flashback. Both were by Delphine and ported by MacPlay. Those were two of the most fun games I played as a child.
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I only ever played Fate of Atlantis and Myst. Myst being the best.
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Jan 29, 2008, 06:46 PM
 
I can't believe I forgot Escape Velocity...that game ate months of my life.
     
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Jan 29, 2008, 08:31 PM
 
Kings Quest
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Jan 30, 2008, 04:26 AM
 
Also, Apache Strike was hella fun for a while.
     
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Originally Posted by scottiB View Post
I can't remember the name, but there was a tank game, like Battle Zone, that my old roommate and I used to play on my IIci.
Originally Posted by goMac View Post
Spectre
That should be it.


edit:
Was Daedalus Encounter a System 7 game?

And what was the name of that ultra cool 3D space ship adventure where you had to move (step by step) around, solve riddles and flee of the space ships selve defense robots?
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Wasn't that one for the C64?
     
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Which one? Spectre, Daedalus Encounter or the game I'm looking for?

The game I'm looking for came on CD!
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Originally Posted by analogika View Post
Also, Apache Strike was hella fun for a while.
Apache Strike was older than System 7. It came out sometime around 1987 or so, so it probably had some form of System 3.x on its boot floppy. I'm pretty sure that it wouldn't have had a chance in hell of running on System 7...

As long as we're going for the really vintage stuff, someone might as well mention World Builder. At least you could get World Builder games to run on System 7 if you turned 32-bit addressing off.

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Jan 30, 2008, 11:27 AM
 
Pretty much my favorite 4 as well!

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Spectre
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SimCity as well, of course.
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Jan 30, 2008, 11:28 AM
 
I remember a game in grade school on these small i believe mac colors - dont now if it was system 7 - i think it was called gunshy - it was just matching tiles

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Originally Posted by legacyb4 View Post
SimCity as well, of course.
Oh of course. I forgot SC2k.

Also, I forgot to put Factory on my list.
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Jan 30, 2008, 03:53 PM
 
Battle Chess (Anyone know where I can get it?)
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How about Oxyd? That was a great old shareware game from back in the day (along with its sequel PerOxyd).

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A lot of old games can be found here. Yes, it's 100% legal as the software falls under "abandonware."
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Originally Posted by RodriCO2000 View Post
Battle Chess (Anyone know where I can get it?)
Battle Chess and Battle Chess 4000


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How about Oxyd? That was a great old shareware game from back in the day (along with its sequel PerOxyd).
Ever played PerOxyd in a LAN? That thing was MENTAL!!! Best multiplayer experience ever!

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Yeah, it was a great game, although it was way too tempting to smash the other player with a block just to piss them off (I remember there was one level we always had a really tough time passing because of this - you'd take a bunch of time to set up the various pieces on the board so they'd be just right... and then one player decides to smash the other right as he/she comes by...

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Jan 30, 2008, 09:56 PM
 
It was more the whole rubber-band mechanism. We would see how far we could stretch the band and then watch them fly everywhere. The physics were awesome.

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Shufflepuck and Maelstrom baby! Oh, battlechest was fun too. Never gotten the chance to play battlechest 2, which is Chinese Chess I believe.
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You mean Battle Chess? Battlechest was the Warcraft bundle

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Heh... yeah, that's what I meant. At least I got Chinese Chess right.
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Kings Quest 5
     
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Feb 4, 2008, 06:34 PM
 
How could you forget Vette, the game where you drove around a pretty realistic San Fran in a Corvette, made up excuses for the police, smooshed pedestrians and smashed up your car?

Also amazing:

Dark Castle
Lemmings/Oh No More Lemmings
Spectre
Diamonds (ooooh yeah)
Sim City
Space Quest
Kings Quest
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Feb 4, 2008, 09:26 PM
 
I've forgotten which ones ran under System 7 or which were earlier, but here are a few of mine in addition to what's been listed here already:

Columns
Grid Wars (long before system 7, but it was fun)
Welltris (the sequel to Tetris)
Faces
SimAnt
Solarian II
Iron Helix
Vette!
Mission Thunderbolt
Crystal Crazy (sequel to Crystal Quest)
Sky Shadow
Spaceway 2000
Mission Starlight

Casady & Greene rocked. Too bad they went out of business… but at least Glider Pro is still around (and now freeware).
     
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Originally Posted by maxintosh
Space Quest
Kings Quest
Those didn't work under System 7 in my experience.

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Casady & Greene rocked. Too bad they went out of business… but at least Glider Pro is still around (and now freeware).
Except that the OS X version of it really sucks, and to play it you really need to run the OS 9 version in Classic... which you can't do under 10.5 anymore. So yeah, it's dead.

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Marathon series, Pathways into Darkness, Bolo, FA-18 Hornet Classic, Wolfpack, and Myst!
     
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Originally Posted by olePigeon View Post
Macintosh Garden

A lot of old games can be found here. Yes, it's 100% legal as the software falls under "abandonware."
lol, debateable.
     
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Originally Posted by badidea View Post
Was Daedalus Encounter a System 7 game?
Yes, it was.

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Feb 8, 2008, 01:08 PM
 
Was Vette! the game that used huge maps? I think the first level was in San Francisco....I remember seeing the golden gate bridge.....

I always like the Leisure Suit Larry games. That may have been OS 8 though.
     
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Also - can anyone recommend a good Mac OS (system 7,8, or 9) emulator?
     
 
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