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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by Hatta Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:18 am

Lode Runner (obviously) and Wizard
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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by d123456 Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:28 am

A 2 screen thread about single screen platformers!
I going to say snow bros although there are lots of unported ones playable in mame.
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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by sevin0seven Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:11 am

Mario Bros.
Donkey Kong
Bubble Bobble
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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by gennss Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:28 pm

Mario Bros
Donkey Kong
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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by fastbilly1 Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:36 pm

Bubble Bobble
Joust/Balloon Fight
Lode Runner
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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by alienjesus Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:37 pm

Oh wow. With the exception of bubble bobble, which I havent played but which looks interesting, I just realised that I generally dont like this entire genre. I'd never really considered it before.

If I had to choose one, I'd say balloon fight. But then again, Balloon Trip is the best mode, and thats a scrolling game.

Its not a platformer, but my favourite single screen action game might be Clu Clu Land.
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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by Hatta Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:05 pm

What have you played that made you dislike this genre? It wasn't until I really sat down with Lode Runner that I realized how good it was. These games almost have more in common with puzzle games than side scrolling platformers. Since you see everything on the screen, that really cuts down the importance of reflexes and increases the importance of planning. It ends up being good fun.
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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by J T Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:21 pm

^agreed.

I recommend Lode Runner and Solomon's Key the most for the single screen puzzle-platformer bit. Of my list, I would put Solomon's Key at the top.
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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by Jrecee Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:59 pm

I don't even know if I could consider lode runner a platformer since there's no jumping. If it is than Lode runner: the legend returns is on my list.

And I haven't played Battle Kid yet but it looks good. . . need to get it.
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Re: Favorite Single-Screen Platformers

by Joostrevo Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:07 am

Donkey Kong. Haven't played many of them
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