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Old 9th January 2012, 1:54 PM   #31
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Trying to recall a game that must have been on a demo disk at some stage.

Turn Based

You and your opponent started out with a Large number of Blobs, each with a certain size, spread out on different platforms in a 2d space.


If you Jumped a Bigger Number onto a Smaller number, the big number Absorbed the Smaller number (so a 6 jumping onto a 3 would become a 9)

You won when you were the only blob left.
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Old 9th January 2012, 9:00 PM   #32
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what platform? Amiga? PC? Console, also era...?
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Old 9th January 2012, 9:23 PM   #33
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There's heaps of those clones available now. There's a decent one on Steam. Can't remember the name though.

*EDIT* Greed Corp.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/48..._7_7_151_150_7

Not quite what you wanted, but I think it's the same mechanics.
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Old 10th January 2012, 12:18 AM   #34
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what platform? Amiga? PC? Console, also era...?
PC, Win 95ish Era.
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Old 10th January 2012, 12:19 AM   #35
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There's heaps of those clones available now. There's a decent one on Steam. Can't remember the name though.

*EDIT* Greed Corp.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/48..._7_7_151_150_7

Not quite what you wanted, but I think it's the same mechanics.
Thanks for that, Very similar mechanics, but doesn't have the same nostalgia as the original one.

I'm searched all the regular abandonware sites to try and find what it was called, but have no luck... It's frustrated me for while now.
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Old 11th January 2012, 9:06 AM   #36
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OK. I will do my best to explain this one. From what I remember it came out in 1995 - 96 I think. Basically it was a dual seater racing game like the Daytona and Sega Rally ones. It had the feel of a Outrun / Radracer / Lotus type game. I think.... it was made by SNK/Neo Geo or even Konami. You had the choice of different drivers and there was two people to a car. (driver/passenger) Some of the cars in the game were your typical ferrari style, as well as a 4wd one. I remember that the 4wd one would end up on two wheels when turning a sharp corner.

I remember that I absolutely adored this game, but for the life of me I can't remember what it was called. PLEASE! If anybody remembers.
It was OutRunners! Played this a lot in my day, and the car that went on 2 wheels was the best to use, as it cornered tightly and had 5 gears for good acceleration.

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Old 13th January 2012, 1:59 PM   #37
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It was OutRunners! Played this a lot in my day, and the car that went on 2 wheels was the best to use, as it cornered tightly and had 5 gears for good acceleration.

Mario.
YES!!! That was the one! Just youtubed some videos of it. OMG! The memories came back big time.
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Old 13th January 2012, 2:31 PM   #38
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not sure if it applies here as its PC, but it is DOS/Win 3.1 so I thought worth a shot. A few games that I played as a kid, on a Win 3.1 laptop of a friends and my grandfathers Win 3.1 machine (he isnt into tech at all so he wouldn't have a clue what they are called, came with the pc I think)

First one was a WW2 flight sim. Main thing that sets it apart was the ability to fly a mission in bombers like the b-17, as well as the usual fighters. You were able to change station to be any of the turret gunners while the NPCs would man the other turrets and fly the plane

Super bikes game, nothing that stood out from it

WW2 Submarine game, pilot a submarine and hunt down ships, I remember you used electric & diesel engines, had to go back to base to refuel. To sink ships you lined up your shot with the periscope and fired torpedos (obviously herpa derp)
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Old 14th January 2012, 10:29 AM   #39
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For the first one, I'm going to say Their Finest Hour: Battle of Britain, by Lucasfilm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpv7d...eature=related

I think in the bombers you could change to the turrets to shoot people behind/above you etc.
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Old 14th January 2012, 12:30 PM   #40
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For the first one, I'm going to say Their Finest Hour: Battle of Britain, by Lucasfilm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpv7d...eature=related

I think in the bombers you could change to the turrets to shoot people behind/above you etc.
You are correct about changing turrets in the Luftwaffe planes in Their Finest Hour, but he's talking about B-17's. That would have to be the follow up game Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe where you could fly B-17 bombing missions over Europe.



Played both of these games to death! I worked out you could "cheat" in the campaigns and score extra damage against other targets which contributed to the success of the missions and the war. Just fly escort fighter and if you had any rounds left on the way back, land your plane close to a factory, roll up to a building, stop, they lay your rounds into it until it was destroyed!
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Old 14th January 2012, 3:15 PM   #41
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Long shot but here goes.

I'm after a game on SNES that was a bike racing game. I can't remember much about the graphics but I do remember you could upgrade your bike (frame, engine, brakes, tyres, transmission were the options I think)

I'm pretty sure the cover was just black with a yellow bike on it or something.

That's about all I can offer. I pretty sure it's not based on a racing series of the time though.
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Old 14th January 2012, 10:55 PM   #42
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Not really...I just looked on Wikipedia and the only two games that fit your criteria are either Dirt Track FX (yellow bike, blackish background) and GP-1 (bike tuning).
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Thanks for trying but it looks like I managed to find it anyway.

Terranigma
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVLuA_xye2k

What was also triggering my memory of it as in that video, which depicts the time in game that you meet up with the 'Elder' at the start, the background music sounds rather similar to Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven". It also turns out I was WAY off on the plot :\
Yes. Yes, you were. And Terranigma is one of the SNES's greatest games. Utterly heartbreaking.

And, yes, the Crysta music is awesome. As is the overworld music.
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Not really...I just looked on Wikipedia and the only two games that fit your criteria are either Dirt Track FX (yellow bike, blackish background) and GP-1 (bike tuning).
It's GP-1. Nice work. I'd hit up google and didn't find it.
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WW2 Submarine game, pilot a submarine and hunt down ships, I remember you used electric & diesel engines, had to go back to base to refuel. To sink ships you lined up your shot with the periscope and fired torpedos (obviously herpa derp)
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