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Together Retro: Galaga

by racketboy Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:16 pm

Get your shooting skills ready! ... alaga.html

General discussion of this arcade classic goes here....
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Re: Together Retro: Galaga

by RyaNtheSlayA Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:13 am

Yay a Together Retro I can take part in xP. No seriously though, this game is amazing.
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Re: Together Retro: Galaga

by Hatta Wed Feb 11, 2009 2:54 pm

Yep, Galaga is pretty awesome. Particularly Galaga '88 (or '90 is there a difference?). The TG-16 port is what I usually play. It's very faithful to the arcade.
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Re: Together Retro: Galaga

by marurun Wed Feb 11, 2009 4:55 pm

Galaga '90 is the same as '88. It was just released to the US market later, and having a date in a title is risky if that date was, oh, 2 years ago :)
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Re: Together Retro: Galaga

by Reverend Wed Feb 11, 2009 5:30 pm

Galaga, I can never stop myself from spending a few dollars of quarters whenever I pass by one.
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Re: Together Retro: Galaga

by noiseredux Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:27 pm

I'm playing the Namco Museum port on PSX.
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Re: Together Retro: Galaga

by Xonticus Thu Feb 12, 2009 12:25 am

A comment about the pop culture part of Galaga.... I grew up listening to the Moody Blues, and playing Galaga... and I loved that song "Your Wildest Dreams" but NEVER put two and two together! The Other Side of Life album has a special place in my heart. I had to cue up that song and replay the intro 4 seconds several times, and you are right, it is the same sound!

I think the last time I played it was on the Wiiware, but I'll hafta replay it again.
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Re: Together Retro: Galaga

by CaptainWeasel Thu Feb 12, 2009 2:15 am

I'm gonna be using trusty ol' MAME to play this one. WolfMAME .106, to be exact. I'm hoping to score me a personal best :o
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Re: Together Retro: Galaga

by fastbilly1 Thu Feb 12, 2009 7:43 pm

Xonticus - dont feel terribly bad about that. Wildest Dreams is in my top 3 of songs of all time and it didnt click until about a month ago.
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Re: Together Retro: Galaga

by FreshChurros Sat Feb 14, 2009 12:40 pm

I played this game for the first time at a movie theater the other day. I really enjoyed it. What a coincidence for it to pop up here!
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