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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

by Curlypaul Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:04 pm

Luke wrote:
"Shoot the Tubes!" - Sewer Shark

How could I forget Sewer Shark! Ghost is full of memorable lines like 'I love the smell of the sewers in the morning'

Others that I can think of include:

'Greetings Mortal.. are you ready to Die?' - Hexen

Pretty much anything Washington says - HotD:Overkill

I realize that I'm breaking the rules of my own thread with those though.

@Ziggy - I know that the majority of gaming history has nothing to offer in the quotes department other than funny one liners, but surely since the PS2 era there have been a whole load of story driven games with increasingly more developed characterizations in them. Surely some of these characters have moved some of us at some point?
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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

by fvgazi Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:10 pm

"I'm aquaman, but you can call me handsome guy!" - megaman 8
"Just wait, enemy coming!"- power stone 1 or 2... I forget.
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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

by J T Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:03 pm

Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the president?
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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

by AznKhmerBoi Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:10 pm

metal gear - "i feel asleep"

duke nukem- "come get some!"

starfox- "do a barrel roll"
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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

by CRTGAMER Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:16 pm

Hail to the King Baby - Chew Bubblegum
Every Duke Nukem phrase, posted this Soundboard a while back. :D

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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

by elmagicochrisg Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:02 pm

Not really a quote, but I love this intro: Krazy Ivan

And how could I forget this one: Apocalypse

I don't get paid enough for this crap!
Strap one on, it's time to jam!
Forget his rights, just shoot him!
Open up a can of whoop-ass!
And now we dance...
These guys need a little more lead in their diet!
Hose 'em down!
Kill 'em all, let God sort 'em out!
Oh, you want some. Oh, you want some too!?
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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

by J T Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:17 am

More in line with the OP request

"When you see your father, relay these words: prepare for unforeseen consequences" The G-man from Half Life 2.

As can be heard in my favorite HL2 fan video:
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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

by Erik_Twice Wed Nov 30, 2011 6:30 am

"How appropiate, you fight like a cow" - The secret of Monkey Island
“So you want to be a pirate, eh? You look more like a flooring inspector.” -The secret of Monkey Island
"Don't touch the poster at the Game Corner! There's no secret switch behind it!"- Pokemon
"The cake is a lie" - Rat Man (Portal)
"For science. You monster" - GladOS (Portal 2)
"Will you create a Civilization that lasts the test of time?" - Original Civilization tagline
"Our words are backed with NUCLEAR WEAPONS" - Gandhi (Civilization)
"Bury me with my money" - Sunset Riders (not famous but I don't care :lol: )
"TOO DEE ECKS GOOOOOOOLD" - Michael a la mode (Beatmania IIDX Gold)
"Snipin' is a good job, mate" - The Sniper (TF2)
""...use a gun. And if that don't work....use more gun."- The Engineer (TF2)
"Sometimes you just need a little less gun" - The Engineer (TF2)
Any TF2 quote, really.
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Re: Famous Video game quotes?

by neilencio Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:03 am

Final Fantasy XII has a lot of nice quotes from Balthier. Especially when he's playing off of the other characters.

People tend to drop "So I ran. Free at last... Then I met you. All that running and i got nowhere" as his most memorable quote, but I find that it's better in its complete form, adds proper context:
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