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New 80s Games?
11/29/16 11:56 AM

So I was looking through some of the original tables for Future Pinball and noticing that some of them are quite good, at least on par with the physical tables being reproduced. I began to wonder if the same thing could be done with classic arcade games? Hacks like dkongx and dkongpe are cool, but I'm talking about creating original arcade games limited by the hardware that was available at the time and using the same kind of aesthetics and design...

I don't know how many guys were involved in the programming and design of each game back then, so maybe this isn't feasible nowadays. It just seems like in the Donkey Kong/Pac Man period, coming up with abstract game ideas was an art form unto itself.

Neo-retroism may not catch on here, but a man can dream.

I asked my cat what the meaning of life was... he noserized me and stuck his butt in my face.

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Subject Posted by Posted on
* New 80s Games? Nightvoice 11/29/16 11:56 AM
. * Re: New 80s Games? Crazy Otto  12/08/16 01:08 AM
. * Re: New 80s Games? GatinhoModerator  12/08/16 06:12 AM
. * Re: New 80s Games? Crazy Otto  12/09/16 07:29 AM
. * Re: New 80s Games? Nightvoice  12/08/16 09:42 AM
. * Re: New 80s Games? Firehawke  12/08/16 04:03 PM
. * Re: New 80s Games? MooglyGuy  12/08/16 03:46 PM
. * Re: New 80s Games? R. Belmont  11/29/16 06:00 PM
. * Re: New 80s Games? Firehawke  12/08/16 04:05 PM
. * Shovel Knight! I forgot about that one! Traso  12/10/16 03:46 AM
. * Re: New 80s Games? TriggerFin  11/29/16 07:54 PM
. * Re: New 80s Games? Haze  11/29/16 02:40 PM
. * Re: New 80s Games? krick  12/08/16 06:36 AM

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