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Need help remembering a game... Old-school homage?

12-24-2009, 04:07 AM
#1
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Need help remembering a game... Old-school homage?

I'm trying to remember a game that someone on here was advertising. It was a very old-school kind of game, and the developer was saying that they put their heart and soul into making this game, and it was an homage to an old NES game they had very fond memories of.

For some reason, when I think Hook Champ and I Dig It, this game was triggered in my memory.

I can't, for the life of me, remember what game this is, though. Anyone have an idea of what I'm talking about?
12-24-2009, 04:26 AM
#2
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I have no idea, but here are some wild guesses

Squareball
Jetman Jack
Crystal Cave Classic
Archibalds Adventures


Yeah, sorry couldn't be of much help

12-24-2009, 04:30 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MasterChief3624 View Post
I'm trying to remember a game that someone on here was advertising. It was a very old-school kind of game, and the developer was saying that they put their heart and soul into making this game, and it was an homage to an old NES game they had very fond memories of.

For some reason, when I think Hook Champ and I Dig It, this game was triggered in my memory.

I can't, for the life of me, remember what game this is, though. Anyone have an idea of what I'm talking about?
iNetHack?

Games I have beta tested: Minigore, Cogs, Guerilla Bob, Above and Beyond: Air Combat, Baseball Superstars 2010, 33rd Division, Cash Machine, 5 star General, Flick Football... Possibly some other ones I;ve forgotten
12-24-2009, 04:35 AM
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None of the games mentioned so far are it.

I think the game looked kind of similar to Solomon's Key, but not really. iNetHack and Crystal Cave look like they could be similar to it. I can't be sure, though.

I am pretty sure the color hue was mostly brown. I think it was set in a cave or a dungeon. Again, could be wrong, though.
12-24-2009, 04:36 AM
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Ricky?

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showth...threadid=36774

oops I posted this before I read the above description. Good luck finding it!
12-24-2009, 04:44 AM
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Tower of the Sorcerer
Rogue Touch or Rogue
12-24-2009, 04:45 AM
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I'm pretty sure it's this game (ignore the icon): http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gopher-2-part-1-retrospective/id329515948?mt=8

It was a boulder dash clone, that needed a name change and graphics change?


Or maybe your just thinking of Boulder Dash: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id315133385?mt=8
12-24-2009, 04:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Zincous View Post
I'm pretty sure it's this game (ignore the icon): http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gopher-2-part-1-retrospective/id329515948?mt=8

It was a boulder dash clone, that needed a name change and graphics change?


Or maybe your just thinking of Boulder Dash: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id315133385?mt=8
Yes! That's definitely it (the Gopher game).

Oh very awesome. Thank you so much for the help
12-24-2009, 04:51 AM
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Originally Posted by MasterChief3624 View Post
Yes! That's definitely it (the Gopher game).

Oh very awesome. Thank you so much for the help
Your welcome.

I knew it was that, it took me about 5 min to remember what it was called
12-24-2009, 05:23 AM
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Your welcome.

I knew it was that, it took me about 5 min to remember what it was called
Haha, yeah I don't think I would have ever thought of the name Gopher. I knew it was a simple name, a simple game, but I couldn't remember anything at all other than those measly details I said.

Man... it's sad that it looks like it's not doing so well sales-wise It's been out for a while and there still isn't an aggregated rating for it.