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1. Posted: Wed 26th Aug 2009 22:48 BST
This is the war of all wars! This is the big World War III.
In one corner, we have "Adventure" the first action-adventure game of all time and it was also the first game to have a hidden "easter egg!"
In the other corner, we have "Haunted House" the first horror survival game!
So which of these early classics is your favorite?
Edited on Wed 26th August, 2009 @ 22:48 by Turbo_Genesis_64
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2. Posted: Wed 26th Aug 2009 22:52 BST
Haunted House hands down.
Plain old gamer :)
3. Posted: Wed 26th Aug 2009 23:45 BST
Thanks for the first comment Corbie!
You got to admit that Adventure isn't too shabby either.
4. Posted: Thu 27th Aug 2009 15:50 BST
Does anyone know how to play Adventure? I have no clue what to do in that game. So far I know I am the square. I found an arrow, a seahorse/dragon, and a purple bridge. Other than that I am lostCorbie or Turbo Genesis help me out please
Edited on Thu 27th August, 2009 @ 15:51 by Rawk_Hawk
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5. Posted: Thu 27th Aug 2009 16:08 BST
I never liked Adventure as a kid.
Honestly, I never liked Haunted House either, but I played it more frequently (loved the spinning eyeballs when you died) and the AVGN pointed out in his review that your character is actually Meatwad so I guess I'll go with that one.
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6. Posted: Fri 28th Aug 2009 02:07 BST
Yes, Tony I have won Adventure!
The point of the game is too bring the Golden Chalice back to the Gold Castle. You of course need color coded keys to enter each castle. The sword kills the ducks and the bridge lets you go through walls. Hope that helps.
Edited on Fri 28th August, 2009 @ 03:00 by Turbo_Genesis_64
7. Posted: Fri 28th Aug 2009 02:16 BST
Yeah I like both games, I just much prefer Haunted House.
8. Posted: Fri 28th Aug 2009 12:04 BST
Ok I did not know the bridge let you go through walls. I guess I need to restart this one
9. Posted: Fri 28th Aug 2009 17:36 BST
Wow, tough call. I guess i'd say Adventure, but it's way close as I absolutely loved Haunted House as a kid. Each and every one of the sound effects is tatooed on my brain. Then again, so are the pick-up-item and drop-item sounds from Adventure!
@TG64: Made me laugh when you mentioned "ducks"; that's what how we always jokingly referred to them as too! Also, after you kill one, we always thought their corpse looked like a old microscope (yes, weird, i know)
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10. Posted: Sun 30th Aug 2009 01:34 BST
I love both of these games. So picking a favorite is so hard. Haunted House might have the edge because I think it's cool how it keeps track of how many times you use your lantern.
11. Posted: Tue 1st Sep 2009 04:29 BST
Any improvement Tony?
12. Posted: Wed 2nd Sep 2009 13:21 BST
Actually I did not back to Adventure yet but I did start playing Haunted House. Not bad for a 2600 game. I had to pull up an FAQ while playing the game on Gametap. It helped out a lot to know that I was supposed to assemble a urn and leave the mansion.I'll go back to Adventure soon and try it again.
Edit: Its pretty cool how the 2600 pulls of a thunderstorm and lighting
Edited on Wed 2nd September, 2009 @ 13:23 by Rawk_Hawk
13. Posted: Thu 3rd Sep 2009 13:48 BST
Haunted House is a great game and its charm is rare.