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May Quiz - Answers & Score

Almost 120 players and I am just delighted as you are - look at these quotes!

God yes this is my childhood, thank you so much for making! -ResetEra
Brought back good memories of playing these games while I should have been working :D -Fontgeek
Yes, I played many. (...) I loved flash games. -RocketBeans
There are a few that bring back memories of wasting my childhood in front of a computer screen! - NintendoLife
That's a great theme! -ResetEra
I knew all the time wasted at work would come in handy at some point. -Fontgeek

Personal favourite answer to "Did you play Flash games?" though was "Nope, I was stoned most of 2000-2005" - NintendoLife.

Clearly you all loved it, Flash Classics #2 can come! ;)

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Okay I'm just joking, I promise I won't do this to you again. There was a lot of complaining, answer rates weren't that great and fewer participants than usual. :p


But now it's time for the answers: first the names of the games as text, then the pictures, then the high score.


1) Binding of Isaac
Not Wrath of the Lamb, not Rebirth or Afterbirth.... just the very first Binding of Isaac.
Answer rate: 88%
Other suggestions: Deathrun TV

2) Meat Boy
At the very beginning, when the meaty blob wasn't yet "Super".
Answer rate: 76%
Other suggestions: jumping dino

3) Madness Interactive / Combat
First an animated series, then interactive too.... and sequels are available on Steam.
Answer rate: 49%
Other suggestions: Henri Stickmin, Henry Stickmin, Gunman, Thing Thing, West of Loathing, Xiao Xiao

4) QWOP
The control nightmare QWOP is also available for mobile phones, plus sequels with a horse (help!).
Answer rate: 76%
Other suggestions: WASD

5) Line Rider
There is a port of this game for the Nintendo DS, the stylus control fits like a glove.
Answer rate: 55%
Other suggestions: Doodle World, Robot Wars

6) Super Smash Flash
A cheap Smash Bros replica in Flash, but if you have nothing else it's good enough.
Answer rate: 53%
Other suggestions: Mario Combat, Projectile, Mario and Sonic Fight, Super Mario Crossover, Super Mario Fighter

7) Helicopter Game
This game has many names... whoever mentioned a "helicopter" got the point. ;)
Answer rate: 58%
Other suggestions: Happy Wheels

8.) This is the only level
The game "Achievement unlocked" is from the same developer and looks almost the same, so I gave it a point as well.
Answer rate: 52%
Other suggestions: Elephant Quest, Blue Elephant, Run Elephant Run, Obey the Game,One Level, That Level Again

9) N
This is not N+ or N++, which are available on all modern consoles, but the original "N" from 2004.
Answer rate: 59%
Other suggestions: Car Coin Racing, Dot Racer

10) Boxhead Zombie Wars
Answer rate: 45%
Other suggestions: Crimsonland, Ownage Burst, Zombie Mines

11) Crush the Castle
Kind of like Angry Birds, but not quite as cute.
Answer rate: 53%
Other suggestions: Age of War, Angry Birds, Castle Clout 3, hero wars, Tower Defense

12) Xiao Xiao No. 4.
"Stickman Gunshots" or "Stickman Madness" also gave the point because a few mobile ports of this game have that name.
Answer rate: 25%
Other suggestions: Henry Stickmin, madness combat 2 redeemer, MadnessFPS, Sniper Assassin, Thing Thing, Gun Blood, Gunshooter

13) Friday night funkin'
A DDR clone, among the all-time most popular Flash games on Newgrounds.com.
Answer rate: 47%
Other suggestions: Daddy Dearest, Mastermind: World Conqueror, Super Dance Revolution

14) Flash Element TD
My very first tower defense game! :D Flash Element TD (Use the space bar to turn life bars on/off)
Answer rate: 42%
Other suggestions: Boulder Dash, Flash, Marble Sadness, Onslaught, Putt Putt Joins The Parade, Shock Defence

15) Luftrauser
No "S" or "Z" at the end, just the original... you got points for the sequels too, of course. :)
Answer rate: 30%
Other suggestions: Realm of the Mad God, Storytime Skull, Swords and Sandals, Torment

16) Adventure Quest
Another totally generic name! I also let "Dragon Fable" stand since it's essentially just an update for Adventure Quest.
Answer rate: 44%
Other suggestions: Age of War, Axe Wielder, Epic Battle Fantasy, Paladin Armor

17) Scary Maze
Sent around as a Halloween joke among friends, then made famous as a prank on Youtube: Scary Maze game online - No overlay Ads
Answer rate: 44%
Other suggestions: 18 Qix, Thomas Was Alone

18) Motherload
Also available on ps3 and ps4 as "Super Motherload".
Answer rate: 36%
Other suggestions: Agartha, Baulderdash, Crystal cave, Knightmare Tower, Megadrill, natural disaster, Tibia

19) World's Hardest Game
So, is it the hardest game in the world? World's Hardest Game 🕹 Play World's Hardest Game on CrazyGames
Answer rate: 43%
Other suggestions: Impossible game, Labyrinth, Super Dot Hero

20) Frog Fractions
Answer rate: 34%
Other suggestions: Alice is Dead, Luchadore Super Hero Judge, Toad Court

21) Neopets Freaky Factory
Neopets had a lot of minigames based on Flash.
Answer rate: 8%
Other suggestions: 6x Alien Hominid, Submachine, The Fancy Pants, Club Penguin, Epic Battle Fantasy

22) Mystery Of Time And Space
A successful series of creative puzzle rooms.
Solving rate: 14%
Other suggestions: Commobore 64 Adventures, Dangeresque, Riddle School, The Stanley Parable

23) Starship Eleven
As an old "Thrust" or "Lunar Lander" fan, this was one of my favourite games in Flash. I even paid for the premium version. :) Starship Eleven
Answer rate: 15%
Other suggestions: Moon Lander, Lunar Lander, Armageddon, Into Space, Samorost, Spaceship Lander, Starfall, Thrust

24) Steamshovel Harry
Actually just a joke masquerading as a game - You have 10 minutes to save the world, but the sprawling tutorial eats up so much time that the actual game is over after just a few seconds. -_-
Answer rate: 8%
Other suggestions: Fantastic Contraption, Jetpac, Monkey Sat On My Telephone, Mutilate-a-Doll 2, Ragdoll Game, Telephone Game

25) Don't Shoot the Puppy
Question for you gaming experts... does this count as a video game or not? Don't Shoot the Puppy
Answer rate: 29%
Other suggestions: Canabalt, Fly guy, Kingdom of Loathing, RRRThat's5Rs, West Of Eternal Suffering, West of Loathing



Here is the quiz picture again, followed by the answers:



Answers:

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HIGH SCORE TABLE

01 - 25 points - rtg - Antiriad2097
01 - 25 points - cib - frozentiger
01 - 25 points - rta - Illusionary
01 - 25 points - spz - The_BACH
01 - 25 points - mnc - Mangamaniac2171
01 - 25 points - rta - Marek
01 - 25 points - mnc - OfflineChris
01 - 25 points - mnc - Gerhard S.
09 - 24 points - mnc - Ost West Elite
10 - 22 points - rta - AuraPaladinne
11 - 22 points - mtc - Wibblewozzer
12 - 22 points - rta - malus
13 - 21 points - mmx - fedprod
14 - 21 points - gpo - rave
15 - 21 points - mtc - Valdien
16 - 21 points - gsg - partykiller
17 - 21 points - eab - Nobby_UK
18 - 21 points - rpg - Calastellio
19 - 20 points - gms - hellermarie
20 - 20 points - rtg - ElginMcQueen

21 - 20 points - gpo - DocMoody
22 - 20 points - rta - hamsterstyle
23 - 19 points - eab - Havie
24 - 19 points - ntl - charlix12323
25 - 19 points - mmx - Lynx
26 - 19 points - smu - Herr Schatten
27 - 18 points - rkb - kirika1987
28 - 18 points - spz - Striderblade
29 - 17 points - rta - Gygas
30 - 17 points - gav - Scorplian
31 - 16 points - gav - Wizdom
32 - 16 points - sh2 - FoxSpitzer
33 - 16 points - pop - Don Como
34 - 16 points - mnc - Lukulus
35 - 15 points - gms - j1m
36 - 15 points - ftg - LockeTribal
37 - 15 points - ata - Keir
38 - 14 points - mmx - LittleChoco
39 - 14 points - hcg - personman
40 - 14 points - mmx - Shades
41 - 14 points - ntl - Matt_Barber
42 - 14 points - mmx - Dnamei
43 - 14 points - mmx - Knuckles
44 - 13 points - can - Dark Kariya
45 - 13 points - rta - aLaxLuthor
46 - 13 points - ftg - Vandelay
47 - 13 points - mtc - Parsnip
48 - 13 points - ata - jgkspsx
49 - 13 points - mmx - Klunky
50 - 12 points - ftg - Lurker
51 - 12 points - pop - turzilla
52 - 12 points - gms - kopyright
53 - 12 points - ftg - rwklau
54 - 12 points - sh2 - BVBFabi09
55 - 11 points - mnc - chifan
56 - 11 points - ftg - gamingdave
57 - 11 points - nto - 4C8en
58 - 11 points - ftg - Destria
59 - 11 points - rta - EarthPainting
60 - 11 points - ntl - Dogorilla
61 - 10 points - cib - Seizokano
62 - 10 points - mtc - FunnyJay
63 - 10 points - cib - GaiaGensouki
64 - 9 points - rpg - Zion
65 - 9 points - hcg - dsparil
66 - 9 points - gpo - Bully
67 - 8 points - ftg - harrypalmer
68 - 8 points - pop - Sascha
69 - 8 points - eab - mailman
70 - 8 points - mnc - elementalMaster
71 - 8 points - m!g - Red XIII
72 - 7 points - cib - Lockeboss
73 - 7 points - gpo - kataka
74 - 7 points - mtc - MegaApple
75 - 6 points - spz - Geddoe
76 - 6 points - mtc - QFNS
77 - 6 points - ntl - StarPoint
78 - 6 points - rkb - Philippe161
79 - 6 points - gav - Cube
80 - 5 points - hcg - windfisch
81 - 5 points - nto - Ande
82 - 5 points - gpo - Navarone
83 - 5 points - wtd - svenoble
84 - 5 points - hcg - Alexmate
85 - 4 points - hcg - snake
86 - 4 points - hcg - teroknor
87 - 4 points - sh2 - Bonz
88 - 4 points - ftg - JuniorFE
89 - 4 points - mtc - xrr
90 - 4 points - smu - BulletMagnet
91 - 3 points - ntl - BabyYoda71
92 - 3 points - wtd - Waelthus
93 - 3 points - gav - RIppi
94 - 3 points - gpo - GAMEPROFF
95 - 3 points - ata - RangerS
96 - 3 points - ftg - mrpon
97 - 3 points - gpo - Eddie
98 - 3 points - mnc - HomiSite
99 - 3 points - wtd - jenoogle
100 - 3 points - gpo - Messor Torvus
101 - 2 points - gsg - RoT
102 - 2 points - f64 - Joystick
103 - 2 points - cib - Icho tolot
104 - 2 points - rtg - AlexH
105 - 2 points - pop - PUH
106 - 2 points - hcg - teroknor
107 - 2 points - mtc - freshVeggie
108 - 2 points - f64 - Jammet
109 - 2 points - hcg - excelsior
110 - 2 points - gpo - FireSmoke
111 - 2 points - m!g - geohound
112 - 2 points - gpo - Konsolomio
113 - 2 points - ntl - Bunkerneath
114 - 2 points - mnc - Mitschel
115 - 1 points - gav - Yoshi
116 - 1 points - cib - Jan565
117 - 1 points - pop - Arne
118 - 1 points - m!g - Kong
119 - 0 points - ftg - Lizard



LOCAL HIGH SCORE

1 - 22 points - Wibblewozzer
2 - 21 points - Valdien
3 - 13 points - Parsnip
4 - 10 points - FunnyJay
5 - 07 points - MegaApple
6 - 06 points - QFNS
7 - 04 points - @xrr
8 - 02 points - freshVeggie


Congrats to Wibblewozzer for the local lead and the Top 20 position (Valdien too!). :)

Thank you all for playing!
 

Wibblewozzer

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Dec 6, 2018
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Wibblewozzer Wtf, how'd you end up with a higher score. You said you were gonna do poorly!
Three key things:
  • I remembered more than I initially thought
  • Like five hints straight up just gave the game titles because Mr Horizon was sad with how bad everyone was doing. Other hints also really simplified a few.
  • It turns out Flash games are really easy to Google for the most part.
 

MegaApple

Just another Video Game Enthusiast
Sep 20, 2018
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LOCAL HIGH SCORE

1 - 22 points - @Wibblewozzer
2 - 21 points - @Valdien
3 - 13 points - @Parsnip
4 - 10 points - @FunnyJay
5 - 07 points - @MegaApple
6 - 06 points - @QFNS
7 - 04 points - @xrr
8 - 02 points - @freshVeggie


Congrats to Wibblewozzer for the local lead and the Top 20 position (Valdien too!). :)
I knew this would be bad going in. I knew many of them by look but not by name.
This was great!
 
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Riskbreaker
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Yeah I did better than I expected but there's definitely a huge flash gaming shaped hole in my general gaming knowledge. Aside from the few obvious ones (4 games, in my case) that jumped out into the mainstream either via the sequels like Meat Boy or otherwise like Frog Fractions, just had to google some and hope for the best. Usually I can at least pick out the entire first row at a glance, sometimes even the second row, no such luck this time. :grinning-face:

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June Quiz - Arcade Games

The world's first arcade game was "Computer Space" in 1971, many titles were to follow in the same decade. Even though the "golden age" of the early 80s is long gone, arcades with old & new games can still be found in many big cities today. When was the last time you were there? :)

We're a little late starting the June round. :/ And after all the weird stuff in the Flash puzzle, we're now going back to the last millennium, and even further into the past than usual: the new quiz has a strong 80s focus, but starts already in the 70s! o_O

There is also a bonus question: Where does the Arcade Hall from the Intro Gif come from?


Deadline is Friday the 30th of June, enter via http://www.retrogamequiz.com/

Here is the quiz, have fun :)

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Wibblewozzer

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A rare month where I know four of the five in the fourth row just by sight whereas most months I typically know one or two at best, but often none in the fourth row. Conversely, the third row is harder for me. Recognize and can probably find most all of that row but at a glance I think I only know one title for sure.

Should be a fun month but I personally wish it had newer games since I'm more familiar with 90s and forward arcade games.
 

Parsnip

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Going to be another weaker month for me, probably. Didn't really have arcades where I'm at and never really went back to emulating stuff I missed through mame or something. Obviously I do know some stuff though, and anything that got home console ports are also going to be easier. Looking at that pics, I don't think I know anything with certainty at a glance, though I have some ideas for a bunch. We'll see.
 
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June Quiz - Clues #1

Always the same command... Insert Coin flashes promisingly on all the old machines. Unfortunately, I don't have more to offer for this quiz than a "Participate via retrogamequiz.com", but at least it's free to play. ;) The first 25 players are already in!

Here are the first clues:

1) Game 14 is the first arcade game that could offer real-time 3D graphics with filled polygons.
2) Title 12 was regularly criticised for its exaggerated depiction of violence.
3) Number 7 is the third part of a very well-known racing game series.
4) A whole 17 (!) games in this round are from the golden 80s, three from the 90s, two each from the 70s and 2000s... and only one from the last decade.

Deadline is Friday 30 June, enter via Video Game Quiz - June - Arcade Games
Here's the quiz again, have fun :) link
 
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June Quiz - Clues #2

Insert coin to continue... 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 ...alright, that was close! But you now have less than a week to get in the game and take the top spots from the already active 50 players. Next Friday the fun will be over and this Arcade will shut down. ;)

Here are the second and final clues:

1) In number 10 you have to collect all the dots on the screen, like Pac Man.... only this title came out a whole year earlier!
2) Game 11 is one of the first arcade games with digitised language, where you fight killer robots. Ported to Atari & Vectrex.
3) Picture 13 shows the multiplayer mode of a top down shooter where you get to control a sci-fi soldier to shoot all kinds of fantasy enemies.
4) Title 18 lets you sink submarines, but in colour...not black and white. Did you guys notice that? ^_^

Deadline is Friday the 30th of June, enter via Video Game Quiz - June - Arcade Games

Here is the quiz again, good luck :) link
 
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A rare month where I know four of the five in the fourth row just by sight (...). Conversely, the third row is harder for me.
Interesting! I did a count, at the moment the 4th row has indeed slightly more correct answers than the 3rd. Not by much, but looks like you are not alone. :)
Should be a fun month but I personally wish it had newer games since I'm more familiar with 90s and forward arcade games.
I felt like I owe the older users a "real" Retro quiz after the shock and despair of the Flash quiz. :smiling-face-with-halo:

For July I'll strike my usual balance again and have plenty of 90s games. :slightly-smiling-face:
 
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June Quiz - Answers & Score

Insert Coin - 1P or 2P - Press Fire to Play! Ah yes, the good old days... but now the round is over, the arcade has closed and there is only one important high score left, which is the one at the end of this post ;)

After the (very niche) Flash Game quiz in May, more people participated again this time (125!), but the focus on the 80s was probably too far in the past for many. Next round will be more accessible, I promise. :D

Now, let's check out the answers: first the names of the games as text, then the pictures, then the high score.

1) Tempest
A classic from Atari with a very unique look.
Answer rate: 79%
Other suggestions: Asteroids, Star Wars, Battlezone, Doom, Glaxion, Styx

2) Centipede
I never liked this game... everything is so tiny and fast. :/
Answer rate: 86%
Other suggestions: Gauntlet, Snake, Space Invaders

3) 1942
This shmup classic was the easiest title of this round for you. All numbers between 1941 and 1945 gave the point. ;)
Answer rate: 91%
Other suggestions: RAID over Moscow

4) Galaga
I also let the predecessor "Galaxian" pass.
Answer rate: 84%
Other suggestions: Space Invaders, Centipede, Phoenix

5) Gauntlet
Probably the most stressful dungeon crawler of all time, your life energy doubles as your (ticking down) time limit and the enemy hordes spawn endlessly. Oh dear!
Answer rate: 74%
Other suggestions: Chaos Engine, Mercs

6) Pole Position 2
Answer rate: 74%
Other suggestions: Grand Prix, Pit Stop, Pitstop 2, F-1, F-Zero, Formula Racing, Gran Premio F1, Turbo

7) Rave Racer
The third arcade machine of the "Ridge Racer" series.
Answer rate: 48%
Other suggestions: 4x Need for Speed, Outrun, Crusin', Sega Rally, Chase HQ, Crazy Taxi, Cruis'n Exotica, Daytona, Daytona USA, Lucky & Wild

8.) Rally-X
In my boundless goodness, I also let "the mini-game from ps1 Ridge Racer" count as an answer. ;)
Answer rate: 61%
Other suggestions: Dodge em, Formula Racing, Motor Mania, Rally Speedway, Xevious

9) Slip Stream
Your answers have introduced me to many new racing games. Thank you very much!
Answer rate: 40%
Other suggestions: Final Lap (R), Super Monaco GP, Virtua Racing, Ground effects, Power Drift, F-1 Grand Prix Star II, F1, F1 Grand Prix Star, Formula Racing, Racing Simulator, Daytona USA, F1 Super Lap, Exhaust Note

10) Head-On
"Pac Man with cars" before Pac Man was even released! The original from 1979 was required here, not one of the later copies.
Answer rate: 44%
Other suggestions: Dodge em, Crash, Formula Racing, Maze Runner, New Rally X, Rally, Rolling Crash, Route 16, Space Chaser

11) Berzerk
"Chicken, fight like a robot"
Answer rate: 50%
Other suggestions: 4x Robotron, Robotron: 2084, Escape, Organ Trail

12) NARC
The figures are not hand-pixellated, but digitised real images. A very unique look, though not necessarily in a positive way.
Answer rate: 48%
Other suggestions: Mortal Kombat, Beyond Sunset, Doom, Ninja Warriors, Shadow Warriors, Time Crisis

13) Wizard of Wor
Answer rate: 30%
Other suggestions: Joust, Buck Rogers, Robotron, sky lancer

14) I, Robot
A licensed game for the Will Smith film. Or is it? ;)
Answer rate: 46%
Other suggestions: Blaster, Robotron, Scramble

15) Operation Wolf
Answer rate: 50%
Other suggestions: Metal Slug, NAM 1975, Area 51, Blaster Master, Cabal, Commando, Contra, Line of Fire

16) Arkanoid
Answer rate: 47%
Other suggestions: Crypt killer, Pang, Parodius

17) Ikari Warriors
No, not "Commando".
Answer rate: 53%
Other suggestions: 12x Commando, Rambo, Dogs of War, General Chaos, Guerilla War, James Bond, Mercs, Senjou no Okami, SNK

18.) Deep Scan
In 1977, "Depthcharge" came out, also called "Sub Hunter". But that was in dull two-tone blue/black.... What we were looking for here was SEGA's "Deep Scan" from 1979, which was in colour. ;)
Only the Atari 2600 port "Sub Scan" also gave a point. Pretty mean, huh?
Answer rate: 37%
Other suggestions: 8x Depth Charge, 6x Sea Wolf, Battleship, N-Sub, Battlestations, Destroyer, Fleet Commander, Hunter Killer, Silent Service, Submarine, Sub Hunter, Submarine Hunter, U-Boat

19) Ninja Baseball Bat Man
A wacky 2D brawler.
Answer rate: 49%
Other suggestions: Mega Baseball, Twinbats

20) Toobin'
Amidst all these action games with war, death & destruction, I found Toobin' refreshingly harmless. :)
Answer rate: 49%
Other suggestions: Zombies ate my Neighbors, California Games

21) House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn
This was actually the last arcade machine I played (this January!).
Answer rate: 37%
Other suggestions: 4x Time Crisis, Virtua Cop, Resident Evil

22) Star Castle
Answer rate: 30%
Other suggestions: Asteroids 2, Geometry Wars, Omega Race, Reactor, Sinistar, terranean, Thrust, War Castle

23) Asian Dynamite
The only title in the "Dynamite Deka" series that is only available as an arcade machine.
Answer rate: 30%
Other suggestions: 3 count bout, Die Hard Arcade, Funky head boxers, Street Fighter, Virtua Fighter, WWF Wrestlemania

24) Navarone
Answer rate: 27%
Other suggestions: Blues Journey, Magical Drop 2, Pac pirate, Polybius, Pulsar, Pulstar, Space Invaders

25) Boong-Ga Boong-Ga
A very special machine and the hardest entry of this round. "The objective is simple, ram a plastic finger up a virtual ass as hard as you can." o_O
Answer rate: 26%
Other suggestions: House of the Dead, Bemani, Bunga, Dragons Lair, hot pinball, Irritating maze, Time Crisis

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26) Bonus question
Where does the short clip of the arcade hall from the intro gif come from? See for yourself ;)
---> link
The bonus point was not weighted, so it is the "weakest" point of this round.
Answer rate: 27%
Other suggestions: 5x Stranger Things, Terminator 2, The Wizard, Barcade, WarGames, Las Vegas, Galloping Ghost Arcade, Gremlins, Joy Stick Heroes, Leeds, Pixels, Butcheroni's Great Arcade New Orleans 1987, Studio 54, Tapper, The Last Starfighter, Back to the Future



Quiz image:



Answers:

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HIGH SCORE TABLE

01 - 26 points - eab - Havie
02 - 26 points - mnc - Gerhard S.
03 - 26 points - spz - The_BACH
04 - 26 points - rta - marek
05 - 26 points - mnc - Mangamaniac2171
06 - 26 points - ata - jgkspsx
07 - 26 points - mnc - OfflineChris
08 - 26 points - rta - hamsterstyle
09 - 26 points - rta - malus
10 - 26 points - wtd - AirBaeron
11 - 25 points - mnc - elementalMaster
12 - 25 points - gsg - partykiller
13 - 25 points - ftg - JuniorFE
14 - 25 points - smu - Herr Schatten
15 - 25 points - mnc - Ost West Elite
16 - 25 points - mtc - Parsnip
17 - 25 points - rtg - Antiriad2097
18 - 25 points - rpg - Calastellio
19 - 25 points - mmx - fedprod
20 - 25 points - rta - EarthPainting

21 - 24 points - cib - frozentiger
22 - 24 points - cib - ectorhga
23 - 24 points - eab - Nobby_UK
24 - 23 points - mtc - Wibblewozzer
25 - 23 points - gav - Wizdom
26 - 22 points - mtc - Valdien
27 - 22 points - gpo - DocMoody
28 - 22 points - pop - A Gentle Breeze
29 - 21 points - can - Dark Kariya
30 - 21 points - spz - Striderblade
31 - 21 points - can - M.Rick75
32 - 20 points - ntl - Matt_Barber
33 - 20 points - hcg - teroknor
34 - 20 points - ftg - Lurker
35 - 20 points - hcg - dsparil
36 - 19 points - rta - Illusionary
37 - 18 points - gpo - rave
38 - 18 points - mnc - Lukulus
39 - 18 points - mnc - PaulBearer
40 - 18 points - ntl - Teksetter
41 - 18 points - eab - darkwave
42 - 17 points - cib - Seizokano
43 - 17 points - ata - Keir
44 - 17 points - rta - jett
45 - 17 points - rtg - Markopoloman
46 - 16 points - ftg - mrpon
47 - 16 points - hcg - windfisch
48 - 16 points - mnc - Yann
49 - 15 points - mmx - Knuckles
50 - 15 points - ntl - dmcc0
51 - 15 points - ftg - rwklau
52 - 15 points - rtg - Elginmcqueen
53 - 14 points - gms - j1m
54 - 14 points - gms - hellermarie
55 - 14 points - hcg - mainpatr
56 - 14 points - ftg - Youthist
57 - 14 points - gms - kopyright
58 - 13 points - hcg - personman
59 - 13 points - hcg - snake
60 - 12 points - ftg - Vandelay
61 - 12 points - m!g - Red XIII
62 - 12 points - cib - GaiaGensouki
63 - 12 points - mmx - LittleChoco
64 - 12 points - sh2 - FoxSpitzer
65 - 12 points - pop - Don Como
66 - 11 points - cib - Elemental Master
67 - 11 points - can - Marmottas
68 - 11 points - gpo - Konsolomio
69 - 11 points - ftg - Lizard
70 - 11 points - gpo - Messor Torvus
71 - 10 points - nto - Lockenvogel
72 - 10 points - spz - Geddoe
73 - 10 points - sh2 - Vino
74 - 10 points - rpg - LONER
75 - 09 points - ntl - Dogorilla
76 - 09 points - eab - mailman
77 - 09 points - f64 - Jammet
78 - 09 points - gpo - Eddie
79 - 09 points - mnc - chifan
80 - 09 points - hcg - Alexmate
81 - 09 points - smu - BulletMagnet
82 - 09 points - mtc - QFNS
83 - 08 points - sh2 - BVBFabi09
84 - 08 points - mtc - MegaApple
85 - 08 points - nto - 4C8en
86 - 08 points - pop - Daiyama
87 - 08 points - rta - Optional Objectives
88 - 08 points - rpg - Zion
89 - 07 points - cib - @kuma:0
90 - 07 points - mmx - Lynx
91 - 07 points - ntl - Krull
92 - 07 points - pop - Arne
93 - 06 points - f64 - Pat Power
94 - 06 points - mtc - FunnyJay
95 - 06 points - mnc - HomiSite
96 - 06 points - pop - Sascha
97 - 06 points - ftg - Destria
98 - 06 points - pop - PUH
99 - 06 points - ntl - Bunkerneath
100- 05 points - ftg - LockeTribal
101- 05 points - cib - Retro_Willie
102- 05 points - rpg - Fyrchtegott
103- 05 points - gpo - GAMEPROFF
104- 04 points - gav - Rippi
105- 04 points - m!g - Kong
106- 04 points - mnc - Mitschel
107- 04 points - ata - RangerS
108- 04 points - wtd - svenoble
109- 04 points - gpo - kataka
110- 03 points - rkb - salversurfer
111- 03 points - gpo - Bully
112- 03 points - ntl - StarPoint
113- 02 points - gpo - FireSmoke
114- 02 points - mtc - freshVeggie
115- 02 points - cib - Jan565
116- 02 points - mmx - Dnamei
117- 02 points - gav - RedBrooke
118- 02 points - rkb - Philippe161
119- 01 points - gpo - Navarone
120- 01 points - gav - Yoshi
121- 01 points - gav - Cube
122- 01 points - ntl - BabyYoda71
123- 01 points - cib - IchoTolot
124- 01 points - gav - Scorplian
125- 00 points - mmx - Shades


LOCAL HIGH SCORE

1 - 25 points - Parsnip
2 - 23 points - Wibblewozzer
3 - 22 points - Valdien
4 - 09 points - QFNS
5 - 08 points - MegaApple
6 - 06 points - FunnyJay
7 - 02 points - freshVeggie

Congrats to Parsnip for the local lead and Top 20 position. :)

Thank you all for playing!
 
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July Quiz - Birds

After some very "gamy" topics that were focused on certain genres, platforms or times, here comes something more random & mixed - birds in video games. So here are 25 pigeons, chickens, geese, seagulls and other fowl.... do you know them all? :)

For the last two rounds of bonus questions I had hoped for some unexpected similarities among users in flash and arcade games, but unfortunately there weren't any... so now please enjoy two questions about your generation and place of residence, I promise to make a nice graph at the end of the month. ;)

Let's go! :D

Deadline is Monday 31 July, participation via Video Game Quiz - July - Birds.

Here is the quiz, have fun:

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July Quiz - Clues #1

Cock-a-doodle-doo, goes the rooster - the month has only ten days left! Isn't it about time to get up and join the forty players so far?

On the user poll: So far the Millenials are in the majority, with a few Gen X players and a dash of Gen Z. Of course we only have about a quarter of the crowd in, so I'm curious how it'll look in the end. I won't say anything about the nationalities until the final post. :p

Here are the first clues:

1) Number 11 shows us a well-known DOS fps from the late 90s.
2) Three images in this round are screenshots from the Commodore Amiga.
3) Game 8 is a fun platformer with up to four players simultaneously.
4) Picture 14 shows a "swan" that is so dangerous that it is kept in a special prison.

Deadline is Monday 31 July, enter via Video Game Quiz - July - Birds

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July Quiz - Clues #2

The birds are heading south very early this year.... not because of the weather, but because the round is over after this weekend ;)

Over 70 players so far, including two from this forum - so who else is joining in? Maybe Valdien Parsnip Wibblewozzer MegaApple QFNS KainXVIII xxr mssq Bufbaf Arsene or lashman ? :D

The answer rates are very balanced between 5% and 100%, and at the moment you don't even need twenty points to end up in the TOP 20.

Here are the final clues:

1) In both #15 and #17 you have to solve crimes.
2) Games #19 and #20 are both sidescroller shmups.
3) There are lots of chickens in this round, but #10 is predominantly about pigeons.
4) Title 18 is a first-person shooter from this decade.

Deadline is next Monday (31st July), enter via Video Game Quiz - July - Birds

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Well, I think I got about 22 in the end. Just couldn't get anything googling those last 3. 24 and 25 look vaguely familiar.
Maybe it's just me but feels like google is getting worse at actually serving you results based on your actual search. It's like they are trying to be super smart but the algo just kind of sucks these days.

Maybe I should bing it!

Funny enough, youtube search is kind of garbage too. Had to be surprisingly specific to find those clips. Everything's getting worse!

Also, it's always fun to go like "I remember that game but I don't remember its name, though I remember that it's from the same dev as this other game, but I don't remember the name of that game either. But the other game had this thing that I guess I could try googling for" and then google that thing, scroll for a while and finally find the other game, and through that the quiz game.
 
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July Quiz - Answers & Score

Alle Vögel sind schon da,
alle Vögel, alle.
Welch ein Singen, Musiziern,
Pfeifen, Zwitschern, Tiriliern!
Frühling will nun einmarschiern,
kommt mit Sang und Schalle!

(famous german children's song about birds from 1835)

A total of 130 players from twenty countries came together to correctly name all these feathered creatures... but only FOUR of them actually succeeded, which was mainly due to the very difficult number 24. ;)


But I had promised graphics for the bonus question, so now first the composition of the nationalities:


Well, what do you know, 50% Germany! How come, maybe more than half of the participating forums are in German? ;)

The countries (and players) under "Other" are as follows: Canada(4), Italy(3), Switzerland(3), Australia, Belgium, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Sweden.


And what about the generation question?


Two-thirds of you are Millenials, so somewhere between 27 and 42 years old... plus a good quarter of Gen X, a handful of Gen Z younglings and one percentage point of Baby Boomers. No matter what your age is, I'm glad you're here! :)


Now we continue with the results: first the names of the games as text, then the pictures, then the high score.


1) Angry Birds 2
Everyone knows the Angry Bids. ^_^
Answer rate: 100%
Other suggestions: -

2) Pokemon Shining Pearl
Four people didn't want to believe that I had no Chocobos in this round. Sorry, my mistake!
Answer rate: 91%
Other suggestions: 4x Final Fantasy

3) Fallout 4 - Far Harbor
In this expansion to Fallout 4 there is the "Rad Chicken".
Answer rate: 82%
Other suggestions: Metal Gear Solid, Elden Ring

4) Fall Guys
Answer rate: 87%
Other suggestions: Bomberman, Splatoon

5) Star Fox Zero
This is Falco Lombardi, member of Starfox.
Answer rate: 95%
Other suggestions: F-Zero, Moorhuhn

6) Zelda: The Minish Cap
Answer rate: 78%
Other suggestions: Stardew Valley, Final Fantasy 2, Moorhuhn, There is no Game

7) Untitled Goose Game
Answer rate: 96%
Other suggestions: -

8.) Rayman Origins
Answer rate: 68%
Other suggestions: A Short Hike, Moorhuhn

9) Hotline Miami 2
Answer rate: 70%
Other suggestions: Moorhuhn

10) Pigeon Simulator
Answer rate: 50%
Other suggestions: Hatoful Boyfriend, Oneiros, Moorhuhn, Pilotwings 64

11) Redneck Rampage
The fps with a separate status display for the level of drunkenness.
Answer rate: 35%
Other suggestions: 4x Duke Nukem, 4x Postal, Outlaws, Bird Simulator, Moorhuhn, Chicken Feet, Quake, NOLF, Chicken Shooter, Saints Row, Goat Simulator, The Last Guardian, Serious Sam 2, Counterstrike GO, Far Cry 6, Kenshi, Call of Duty

12) Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Answer rate: 78%
Other suggestions: Owlboy

13) Alfred Chicken
This is the Amiga version. There's a "Super Alfred Chicken" for the SNES (also gave a point), which is very similar to the original in style but has different levels.
Answer rate: 58%
Other suggestions: Banjo-Kazooie, Plock Plock, Moorhuhn, Crazy Chicken

14) Control
This swan pedal boat is dangerous: https://control.fandom.com/wiki/Swan_Boat
No title strains the theme of this round as much as Control. ;)
Answer rate: 29%
Other suggestions: 4x The Unfinished Swan, The Park, Metal Gear Solid, Griddlers, Silent Hill 2, Moorhuhn, S.W.A.N.: Chernobyl Unexplored

15) Aviary Attorney
Answer rate: 64%
Other suggestions: Jojo's Birdzarre Adventure, Moorhuhn, Pentiment, Hatoful Boyfriend, Ace attorney

16) Kirby Super Star Ultra
Answer rate: 55%
Other suggestions: Mega Man, Parodius, Moorhuhn, The Messenger

17) Chicken Police
Answer rate: 55%
Other suggestions: Moorhuhn, Longest Road Home, LA Noire

18.) Friends vs Friends
Answer rate: 35%
Other suggestions: Moorhuhn, Ultrakill, Void Bastards

19) Agony
Do I have to leave a lot of feathers if I confess that I don't actually like the game and its music that much? :/
Answer rate: 45%
Other suggestions: Castlevania, Owlboy, Barbarian, Psygnosis, Savage, Moorhuhn, King's Quest 5, Blasphemous, Forgotten Worlds, Legend of the Guardians

20) Black Bird
Answer rate: 28%
Other suggestions: Death's Door, World of Goo, Moorhuhn, Ultimate Chicken Horse, Badland

21) Chicken Feet
Feel like getting chased by a giant chicken?
Answer rate: 34%
Other suggestions: Stray, Metal Gear Solid V, Resident Evil, Moorhuhn, Yakuza

22) Super Street Fighter II
I didn't expect over half of you to recognise the chicken trader in the background of an old fighting game! Good job. :)
Answer rate: 52%
Other suggestions: Wolfenstein, King of Fighters, Beneath a Steel Sky, Moorhuhn

23) Kid Dracula
Original title "akumajo special boku dracula kun".
Answer rate: 30%
Other suggestions: Flying Chicken, New Zealand Story, Moorhuhn, Bonk

24) Nintendo Labo 4 - VR
Click this link and watch for 20 seconds. :) link
Answer rate: 3%
Other suggestions: 6x Animal Crossing, Game Builders Garage, Toripon, RooGoo, Moorhuhn, Digimon, Happy Feed, Feeding Simulator, Super Mario Odyssey, Metal Gear Solid

25) tiny little slug
A relatively new (2020) platformer for the Amiga 500: link
Answer rate: 19%
Other suggestions: Parodius, Puggsy, James Pond, Portal Knights, Moorhuhn, Duck Simulator, Duck Tales


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HIGH SCORE TABLE

01 - 25 points - mnc - Mangamaniac
01 - 25 points - rta - marek
01 - 25 points - spz - The_BACH
01 - 25 points - mnc - Gerhard S.
05 - 24 points - rta - EarthPainting
06 - 24 points - mnc - Ost West Elite
07 - 24 points - cib - frozentiger
08 - 24 points - mmx - Knuckles
09 - 24 points - mnc - OfflineChris
10 - 24 points - mmx - fedprod
11 - 24 points - eab - Havie
12 - 24 points - gdc - Calastellio
13 - 24 points - gpo - DocMoody
14 - 24 points - mnc - Dreamteam
15 - 23 points - gsg - partykiller
16 - 23 points - gms - Aspen
17 - 23 points - ftg - JuniorFE
18 - 23 points - eab - Nobby_UK
19 - 23 points - rta - hamsterstyle
20 - 22 points - f64 - eddiecochran

21 - 22 points - mtc - Valdien
22 - 22 points - mtc - Parsnip

23 - 22 points - rta - malus
24 - 21 points - gdc - Fyrchtegott
25 - 21 points - spz - Striderblade
26 - 21 points - mnc - Lukulus
27 - 20 points - gpo - rave
28 - 20 points - can - M.Rick75
29 - 20 points - mtc - Wibblewozzer
30 - 20 points - rta - Illusionary
31 - 20 points - gms - kopyright
32 - 20 points - gav - Wizdom
33 - 20 points - ntl - charlix12323
34 - 20 points - rta - Cow Mengde
35 - 20 points - gms - hellermarie
36 - 19 points - pop - turzilla
37 - 19 points - ftg - Lurker
38 - 18 points - nto - Ande
39 - 17 points - ftg - rwklau
40 - 17 points - cib - Seizokano
41 - 17 points - cib - LockeBoss
42 - 17 points - hcg - dsparil
43 - 17 points - gms - j1m
44 - 16 points - ntl - Bunkerneath
45 - 16 points - ftg - Vandelay
46 - 16 points - ntl - Matt_Barber
47 - 16 points - mmx - LittleChoco
48 - 16 points - nto - Lockenvogel
49 - 16 points - sh2 - Vino
50 - 16 points - mnc - chifan
51 - 16 points - mmx - Klunky
52 - 15 points - ata - jgkspsx
53 - 15 points - gpo - Messor Torvus
54 - 15 points - hcg - personman
55 - 15 points - pop - Don Como
56 - 15 points - rta - Zolbrod
57 - 15 points - can - Dark Kariya
58 - 15 points - ntl - Dogorilla
59 - 14 points - rta - Blufunk
60 - 14 points - spz - Geddoe
61 - 14 points - sh2 - BVBFabi09
62 - 14 points - smu - BulletMagnet
63 - 14 points - rta - Gygas
64 - 14 points - ftg - LockeTribal
65 - 13 points - eab - darkwave
66 - 13 points - smu - drauch
67 - 13 points - sh2 - FoxSpitzer
68 - 13 points - mnc - elementalMaster
69 - 13 points - mnc - Mitschel
70 - 13 points - wtd - jenoogle
71 - 13 points - wtd - svenoble
72 - 13 points - gdc - Zion
73 - 13 points - gdc - HTX
74 - 13 points - can - Kulfy
75 - 13 points - rtg - ElginMcQueen
76 - 12 points - can - Marmottas
77 - 12 points - eab - mailman
78 - 12 points - cib - Akuma:0
79 - 12 points - gav - Rippi
80 - 12 points - rta - gblues
81 - 12 points - gpo - Eddie
82 - 12 points - gav - Cube
83 - 12 points - rkb - kirika1987
84 - 11 points - gav - Scorplian
85 - 11 points - ntl - Teksetter
86 - 11 points - m!g - Red XIII
87 - 11 points - mnc - HomiSite
88 - 11 points - hcg - excelsior
89 - 11 points - nto - 4C8en
90 - 11 points - pop - Arne
91 - 11 points - rkb - Philippe161
92 - 11 points - gpo - kataka
93 - 11 points - gpo - Navarone
94 - 11 points - ftg - spooky
95 - 10 points - smu - Herr Schatten
96 - 10 points - mtc - FunnyJay
97 - 10 points - gav - Yoshi
98 - 10 points - gpo - Konsolomio
99 - 10 points - gav - Sun
100 - 9 points - hcg - teroknor
101 - 9 points - rta - Vgp
102 - 9 points - gav - RedBrooke
103 - 9 points - ftg - Harrypalmer
104 - 9 points - mmx - Lynx
105 - 9 points - rkb - flof1ghterLegend
106 - 9 points - gav - Wytz
107 - 9 points - m!g - Kong
108 - 9 points - gdc - D4rkD
109 - 9 points - gpo - GAMEPROFF
110 - 8 points - ftg - Destria
111 - 8 points - mtc - freshVeggie
112 - 8 points - ata - RangerS
113 - 8 points - rkb - FolderOfDoom
114 - 7 points - ata - Keir
115 - 7 points - ftg - Lizard
116 - 7 points - mmx - Dnamei
117 - 7 points - mtc - QFNS
118 - 6 points - pop - Sascha
119 - 6 points - gms - RC2225
120 - 6 points - sh2 - the_joker2
121 - 6 points - gpo - Bully
122 - 6 points - f64 - Jammet
123 - 6 points - mmx - Shades
124 - 5 points - cib - Elemental Master
125 - 5 points - hcg - Snake
126 - 4 points - wtd - Waelthus
127 - 4 points - pop - Daiyama
128 - 4 points - ntl - BabyYoda71
129 - 2 points - pop - PUH
130 - 2 points - cib - Jan565


LOCAL HIGH SCORE

1 - 22 points - Valdien
2 - 22 points - Parsnip
3 - 20 points - Wibblewozzer
4 - 10 points - FunnyJay
5 - 08 points - freshVeggie
6 - 07 points - QFNS

Congrats to Valdien for the local lead, 0.005 points ahead of Parsnip. :)
Too bad it didn't work with the Top 20 position...

Thank you all for playing!
 
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Kirby was super lucky for me (and I submitted on the last day) because a completely unrelated video I was watching about boss rushes posted in Discord showed that bird for like 0.5 seconds and I had a quick "Aha!" moment. Also, annoyed that I completely recognized the Street Fighter background (and I'm currently playing Street Fighter V!) but just couldn't put it together what it was from. Mentally I was considering a different direction but didn't even search for that one.
 

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Damn it. I had a gut feeling 11 was Redneck Rampage, but didn't submit it as an answer because the colours seemed a bit off.

I was able to search Agony easily because the bird reminded me of the Psygnosis logo. Turned out to be one of their games.

Anyway, fun round! Better luck next time Parsnip :coffee-blob:
 
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Ah, Labo VR. Not entirely sure where I've seen it, maybe a trailer somewhere. I don't think anyone that covers games in video form did anything with that either, so it must have been on a Nintendo Direct or something.
Kind of same with tiny little slug, must have seen the trailer or gameplay. Probably crossed my path somewhere because it's a new Amiga game and that's curious enough for me to check it out, but didn't really have a chance to actually remember that. Kind of surprising that the answer rate is 19%. I suppose everyone on Amiga related forums knew it. :D

Also, if anyone is curious what game my "I remember that game blah blah blah" was for, it was for Black Bird. The other game from the same dew was Dandy Dungeon, and the thing I remembered was that the main character was in his underpants/boxers. So, you know, just your average day of googling pixel art men in their undies.
 
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August Quiz - DOS Classics #5

With some delay the new round starts - it's the fifth and last entry of the DOS Classics! :) For one last quiz you can put on those rose-tinted goggles and think back to the great PC gaming gems of the 80s and especially the 90s. Will these glasses also help you to recognise everything? We'll know at the end of the month. :p

Deadline is Thursday 31st August, enter via Video Game Quiz - August - DOS classics.

Here's the quiz, let's go:

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This could potentially be a pretty good one for me. I have a fairly good idea for quite a lot at just a glance and some of the rest appear like they shouldn't be too hard to research. Well, aside from that very last one, that's going to take some doing I think.
 

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Now that we're getting into DOS Classics titles 101-125 it's getting to stuff I have little chance of recognizing. At a quick glance I know like three or four? Considering most months I know around 10-15 just at a glance this is not going to be a good month for me.
 

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Now that we're getting into DOS Classics titles 101-125 it's getting to stuff I have little chance of recognizing. At a quick glance I know like three or four? Considering most months I know around 10-15 just at a glance this is not going to be a good month for me.
Yeah, its tough even for me (ha!) because i'm not a big fan of space/fly/sub sims :Kain_blountsleeping:
 
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August Quiz - Clues #1

MS-DOS WHAT NINTENDON'T!? This round unfortunately had a pretty humble start, few players (25) and low answer rates (no game reaches 80%). Oh oh! :eek:

But now there will be some clues, and as always I'll comment that it's also a chance to reach a top 20 place, at the moment you need... three points. :D

Here are the first clues:

1) Completely unintentional, but #2, #8 and #17 are all from Apogee & from the same year.
2) Number 3 is a submarine sim classic but still completely without polygons.
3) There are five classic RPGs in this round, e.g. #11, #16 and #20.
4) Game 6 was written by Roberta Williams.

Deadline is Thursday 31 August, enter via Video Game Quiz - August - DOS classics
 
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August Quiz - Clues #2

Listen up everyone, the last weekend of the last MS-DOS round is on! Forty players are in so far, many of them with rather low scores... so this time you can easily get into the top 20 and make your forum proud. :p

Let's go, here are the second and final clues:

1) Number #1 shows the first part of a well-known racing game series, where you can also win a race by eliminating all opponents or running over all pedestrians.
2) Game #7 is the third part of a famous space series with a lot of gameplay freedom.
3) In #12 you plunge into air battles of the Second World War from the cockpit perspective.
4) Title #13 pits two groups of bugs against each other, the game was also ported to the Playstation in 97.

Deadline is Thursday 31st August, enter via Video Game Quiz - August - DOS classics.

Here's the quiz again, now let's go :) link
 

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Got 19 I think.
Couldn't get anything on the last row at all despite thinking that I had some ideas what they were. In addition to those I ended up also missing #19.
 
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I think I maybe got around 15? Didn't bother counting, skipped a bunch. Didn't really put any effort into some of them (like the last row). At a certain point I just didn't care. DOS games simply aren't my forte and there's just too many for me to want to dig through to find what game has buildings that look like dozens of others.

I expect my answer to the bonus question won't be satisfying as well, heh.
 
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Deadline is today

After today it's all over! Everything! No more DOS Classics! Ever! o_o

So I can only advise you to take part now, even if this is one of the hardest rounds of the year. :) Okay, the "Macromedia Flash" quiz had even lower answer rates, but in the current round not a single game reaches 80%... ouch! :confused:

There are over 80 players by now, four of them from here.

freshVeggie Valdien MegaApple QFNS xxr mssq Bufbaf Arsene ...how about it? :D

Wibblewozzer - well, it was the last one. I am sure the remaining rounds will be more accessible & fun for everyone! :)

Deadline is Thursday 31 August, join via Video Game Quiz - August - DOS classics.

Here's the quiz one last time, now join.exe! link
 

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Deadline is today

After today it's all over! Everything! No more DOS Classics! Ever! o_o

So I can only advise you to take part now, even if this is one of the hardest rounds of the year. :) Okay, the "Macromedia Flash" quiz had even lower answer rates, but in the current round not a single game reaches 80%... ouch! :confused:

There are over 80 players by now, four of them from here.

freshVeggie Valdien MegaApple QFNS xxr mssq Bufbaf Arsene ...how about it? :D

Wibblewozzer - well, it was the last one. I am sure the remaining rounds will be more accessible & fun for everyone! :)

Deadline is Thursday 31 August, join via Video Game Quiz - August - DOS classics.

Here's the quiz one last time, now join.exe! link
I'm sure for many DOS games quizzes are the best and they were excited to see it. I played some PC games growing up but mostly I didn't get more heavily into them until the mid-to-late 90s and that's when I began following the PC gaming scene more. So I just have little frame of reference for many of the games. Now if you did like an NES-only quiz that's where I'd be the one cheering and I imagine half the places you'd post would be like "Can't be bothered, have ten answers and move on to the next month!"
 
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My only computer game I really played back then is basically The Settlers (which I actually played mostly on Amiga 500), a few pnc adventure games like The Dig and Laura Bow 2, and a little bit of Syndicate on a library computer.
I read the local, more pc oriented gaming mags though so some of the more popular stuff I remember through that window.

Playing some of the actual classics that I missed from that era is something that's in my backlog, but there's just too many games to play in the end. Lately I've been thinking about playing the Indiana Jones pnc games, and also finally play the first Deus Ex, for example.
 
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