Entertainment Here's a fantastic MS DOS game

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  1. RenchFries

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    classic
     
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    I remember it in the arcades, yeah.
     
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    Some of those old games were great.
     
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    Wasnt there a sequel to this game called In Your House ?
     
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    How many floppys did that game take to install? Acclaim had some awesome games back then.
     
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    One diskette. The entire game is barely 1MB.

    Pretty amazing how efficient they programmed back then.
     
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    I want to play that game right now. I would be Doink and destroy everyone.
     
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    That's impressive. I think doom2 was at least 2 and Prince of Persia was a bunch.
     
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    Yeah, Doom was like 3, I think.
     
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    I played the hell out of that arcade wrestling game, summer of '88.

    I'd go to the 7-11 around the corner that had it
     
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    I'm totally up for some choplifter, lode runner, or some where in the world is Carmen sandiego.
     
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    The Main Event! (ding!)

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    I used to hit the big button on that game so fast, I could beat the computer opponents in about 30 seconds. That is until about the 25th or so match when I was so tired I couldn't hit it so fast anymore.
     
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    Those old sierra games would sometimes have fifteen 5.25" floppies or ten 3.5" floppies.
     
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    ya that was getting crazy until cdrom became the norm.

    one game I had was 14 floppies.
    Took over an hour to install and decompress. (Star Trek Judgment Rites)
     
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    I liked when there was 'copy protection' on a game which involved you needing to input information from the manual.

    Police Quest 2 would show you a mugshot and then you would have to look in the manual to find the guy's name.
     
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    This along with WWF Wrestlefest are on the arcade cabinet I'm looking at buying.
     
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