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Topic: What 8-Bit Game (if u are) are playing now?

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TKOWL

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1. Posted:

Currently im Playing Metroid using the NAR Password. It makes the game SO MUCH EASIER

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Rensch

Rensch

2. Posted:

I was playing Mega Man 3 and The Legend of Zelda a while ago but I haven't played them for more than a week.

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Tyrant_X

Tyrant_X

3. Posted:

Super Contra 7 (famicom)

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Adam

Adam

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Final Fantasy on VC, Joy Mech Fight on ... um, I'm playing it legally on a Famicom, guys.

It's a shame this game never came out here or got a sequel. Considering the limitations of the Famicom, it's an impressive game. Would have loved to see an SNES sequel.

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pixelman

pixelman

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Mega Man 2 and Super Mario Bros on the VC.

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cheetahman91

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Phantasy Star. It's impossible.

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Blue_Protoman

Blue_Protoman

7. Posted:

Gradius and Zanac.

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WaLuigi1982

WaLuigi1982

8. Posted:

Kirby's Adventure

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Machu

Machu

9. Posted:

Legend of Zelda on VC.

Rawr!

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NotEnoughGolds

NotEnoughGolds

10. Posted:

Just finished Faxanadu so now I'm on Crystalis.

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DjPhatskillz

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11. Posted:

Zanac and Star Soilder ftw!!!!

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bro2dragons

bro2dragons

12. Posted:

Punch-Out!!

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Trin

Trin

13. Posted:

I was having a game of Alex Kidd In Miracle World the other day. This game is the video game equivalent of kicking your ball over a wall in the school yard, which at the time seems to reach up to the sky, then when you've grown up you realise the wall is about 5 foot high and you can almost step over it.

Back in the day this game was long, hard and took many a month to master. I played through it from start to finish in about 45 minutes, very easily.

Still a quality game though... probably the best non-Nintendo 8bit platformer.

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Adam

Adam

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Haha, nice analogy, Trin. I can think of a lot of games like that now. Super Mario World leaps to mind, though that may be equally due to having played it a million times, not necessarily a complete difficulty deficit.

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Trin

Trin

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I've played Super Mario World so many times I can now play it from 0-96 exits in a few hours. It's always been on the easy side though, that game, even back in the day.

It remains a fantastic game either way, of course.

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the_shpydar

the_shpydar

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Donkey Kong and Mario Bros on the VC are in the "constant play" pile, as i am always trying to up my score. Punch-Out too is in pretty frequent play-rotation. But it's getting near time for another play through both LoZ and AoL (i play through them both every couple years or so). Just debating whether to d/l the VC versions just to have them on the Wii or to stick with the GC collection, or tempt fate by playing on my NES carts; no battery issues yet (still have years-old saves on them last time i checked), but they are 20+ years old!

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SKTTR

SKTTR

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I've just beaten Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap on VC.
And Ys Book I & II, but that's technically a 16-Bit remake of two 8-Bit games.

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StarBoy91

StarBoy91

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Technically, the Turbo Duo is an 8-bit console, with 16-bit prowess, so yeah, Ys Book I & II counts.

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Noire

Noire

19. Posted:

FINAL FANTASY.

I have to capitalize it because Nintendo told me too. Also I think it's funnier in all caps. I imagine some deep-voiced dude screaming FINAL FANTASY at the top of his lungs.

FINAL FANTASY.

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StarBoy91

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FINAL FANTASY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Like that, Phoenix?

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