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Entertainment The history of Gorf - Arcade documentary

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Bobbowl, Sep 13, 2019 at 4:08 PM.

  1. Bobbowl

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    Caomhan Titties and Beer Gold

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    I don't remember that one, but still a good video
     
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    My brother was a Gorf master.
     
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    Hold on did the creator transition at the end?
     
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    Rocinante FRIEND OF THE COURT Gold

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    I played this one a lot back in 1982 at my local bowling alley. I actually got to the final kill screen, which was very difficult...and the fucking machine froze on me!
     
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  7. Bobbowl

    Bobbowl Eating weights and lifting steaks Gold

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    Yes
     
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    That was a twist. Great video. This is my favorite so far but I’m biased as I love this game.

    Have you done track and field yet?
     
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    Absolutely LOVED that game.

    It was the very first game I bought for my Commodore Vic 20.

    And NO! That's not me in the photo. That's what google gave me.

    [​IMG]

    Excellent as always Bob.
     
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    Bobbowl Eating weights and lifting steaks Gold

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    Yes it's on my channel. I've got about 60 arcade documentaries up there just in the last year or so.

    Thanks
     
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    Bobbowl Eating weights and lifting steaks Gold

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    Thanks, it was one of my games I had for my Vic 20 as well. I know I had treasure Island which was a Scott Adams adventure but other than that I can recall what I had for my Vic
     
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    Bobbowl Eating weights and lifting steaks Gold

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    Thanks, it was always one of my favorite. According to the creator which I forgot to put my video the game was put out on the same week Pac-Man debuted. In the first few weeks it actually brought in more money than Pac-Man but it never really caught on in the same way.
     
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    LOL, what a pain. You sound like me, I grew up in a bowling alley was there two or three nights a week from the time I was three or four years old.
     
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    I have a terrible memory. I can't think of what other games I had for the 20.

    But I do remember having a text version of dungeons and dragons that came on a cassette. I thought that was the coolest thing back then.

    You've got me thinking of a really awesome classic game but I'm not sure you'd consider it arcade style.

    I'm sure you know of these little guys. I loved my 2-XL.

    If I wasn't playing a game, I was listening to my Kiss 8-Track.

    [​IMG]

    Did you ever have one of these?

    Just for shits and giggles, I picked up one on ebay a couple of years ago. Still works perfectly.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I had one but it could be mistaken. It's amazing that It still works fine four years later
     
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    4 years later ans still working..... actually the one I bought was made in 1976.

    It's got some age to it but still runs smoothly.
     
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    That was a typo or should I say they speak o because I meant to say 40
     
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    Gotcha.