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Re: Golden Gaming Memories...
« Reply #15 on: July 15, 2019, 07:01:14 AM »
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« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2019, 08:29:18 AM »


My first ever wargame.....

And thanks :)

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« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2019, 10:58:53 AM »
The first game I absolutely loved was Medieval Total War although my PC at the time had trouble running it. What a wonderful soundtrack

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« Reply #18 on: July 15, 2019, 12:08:53 PM »
The origional gunship for comodore64, played it to death when I was 12.  Then I learned to surf and didn't touch video games for 15 years.  Now in middle age bliss I've come full circle back to wargaming and flight simming, prepar3d to Dcs and everything in between.

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« Reply #19 on: July 15, 2019, 12:32:44 PM »
If you had a Commodore 64 on a surf board you would have been the coolest kid on the block.
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« Reply #20 on: July 15, 2019, 12:39:58 PM »
Unless you lived in Kansas. Even though, you'd still be pretty cool. The original Might & Magic on my Commodore 64/128 made me so cool I've never managed to catch-up to myself in coolness ever again.  :nerd:
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« Reply #21 on: July 15, 2019, 01:01:11 PM »
There’s water somewhere in Kansas.
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« Reply #22 on: July 15, 2019, 02:10:10 PM »
I'll throw one into the ring. One of the first proper flight sims I ever played. Really liked this game growing up.


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« Reply #23 on: July 15, 2019, 02:21:15 PM »
There’s water somewhere in Kansas.

Not sure how much you guys follow surf culture, but Kelly Slater build an artificial wave site in Lemore, Ca.  It's a hundred miles from any ocean and it's been highly successful.  Quite an engineering accomplishment, they just haven't figured out how to bring it to the masses.  When they do, it'll be a great day for Kansas or other land locked areas.

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« Reply #24 on: July 15, 2019, 04:26:49 PM »
The first game I absolutely loved was Medieval Total War although my PC at the time had trouble running it. What a wonderful soundtrack


I also played this one a lot...the Kingdoms expansion was excellent, and I played as native American tribes. Pretty cool to crush the invading Spanish.

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« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2019, 04:33:58 PM »
The Kingdoms expansion was for Medieval 2.

I too still listen to the first Medieval soundtrack, 15+ years later. It really is that good.

I wish Toonces would check in on this thread...especially on the Surfing in Kansas set up!
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« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2019, 05:29:49 PM »
I don't believe that surfing counts unless it involves dodging sharks and diving pelicans. But if the majority accepts that is possible in Kansas, then I'm down with that. I'm trying to figure a way to water ski in my pool involving a ski rope and either a large dog chasing squirrels or my missus driving the riding mower in high gear. So far it's still an on paper concept.
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« Reply #27 on: July 15, 2019, 08:11:59 PM »
I'll throw one into the ring. One of the first proper flight sims I ever played. Really liked this game growing up.



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« Reply #28 on: July 15, 2019, 08:24:27 PM »
IIRC, there was some kind of hack to make the Harriers capable of STOL and VIFF because the vanilla sim had them function as regular jets.
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Re: Golden Gaming Memories...
« Reply #29 on: July 16, 2019, 02:40:10 AM »
I've always thought Strike Fighters 2 made a good replacement for the old Jane's survey sims.  I put a few hours into Jane's USAF.

I definitely agree, Strike Fighters 2 is a great series that really does feel like a proper spiritual successor to the older Janes flight sims. Though for me the Janes games are still much more nostalgic.