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by The Troglodyte
Fri Mar 20, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!
Replies: 1449
Views: 154059

Re: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!

But Angelfish! They're so cute and cuddly! And really...what harm could one little tribble do?
by The Troglodyte
Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!
Replies: 1449
Views: 154059

About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!

So I used to play Star Control 1 in high school and enjoyed it thoroughly, even though I felt the only thing missing was a main story line. The Melee mode was awesome but for a 1-player it was pretty much for training to know all of the ships and their strengths and weaknesses and carry that over in...
by The Troglodyte
Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tell us about your retro video game memories
Replies: 13
Views: 10886

Re: Tell us about your retro video game memories

I heard several people compare and contrast Starflight with Star Control and rightly so with so many similarities between the two. I enjoyed the alien encounters, whether it was trying to figure out how to answer the robotic race Mechan 9's questions correctly, repeatedly paying tribute to the insec...
by The Troglodyte
Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tell us about your retro video game memories
Replies: 13
Views: 10886

Re: Tell us about your retro video game memories

It wasn't until I got a game called Star Command that I began seeing some semblance of animated graphics, which was nothing more than different icons, sometimes shooting at each other, on different backdrops. The game was highly addictive, and centered around the idea of being in a far distant futur...
by The Troglodyte
Mon Mar 16, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tell us about your retro video game memories
Replies: 13
Views: 10886

Re: Tell us about your retro video game memories

I consider myself a very "old school" retro gamer. My first computer was an IBM TRS-80 (nicknamed the "Trash 80") that also doubled as a space heater (ask anyone who ever owned one). My first games were no-name DOS-based games that were usually nothing more than arcade games but with nothing but ASC...