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Best game from Jeff Minter? (Llamasoft)

View Poll Results: Best game by Jeff Minter?
Gridrunner 23 53.49%
FiveaDay 0 0%
GoatUp 5 11.63%
Minotron: 2012 5 11.63%
Caverns of Minos 1 2.33%
Deflex 0 0%
Minotaur Rescue 3 6.98%
Super Ox War 6 13.95%
Voters: 43. You may not vote on this poll
07-11-2012, 01:28 AM
#1
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 1,790
Best game from Jeff Minter? (Llamasoft)

Which is the best game by Jeff Minter (Llamasoft) ?

If you had to get just one, which would it be?
07-11-2012, 02:12 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,916
Missing Deflex, Minotaur Rescue and Super Ox War for the poll.

But my favorite is still Gridrunner.

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Last edited by tops2; 07-11-2012 at 03:29 PM.

07-11-2012, 02:17 AM
#3
Joined: May 2009
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posts: 51
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Gridrunner for me, followed by GoatUp.

Huge fan of Minter and LlamaSoft ever since he put J Allard's face into the earliest levels of Space Giraffe, but Gridrunner especially will always have a place on my devices.

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07-11-2012, 03:16 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,640
Love Goat Up and the new game but i've always been a fan of Minotron due to the classic game its based on.

Do really like some of the later levels of Goat Up though (Eg the one based on the Sinclair Spectrum game Manic Miner)
07-11-2012, 04:05 AM
#5
Always find myself going back to minotaur rescue but pound for pound Super Ox War is perfect. Can play on my phone or iPad and is equally good with touch or iCade/iCP controls. It's made me go back to five a day too which is actually fantastic - although i can't see the game center leaderboard.
Overall, Super Ox Wars for me though. Perfect.
07-11-2012, 06:15 AM
#6
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Canberra, Australia
Posts: 59
Minotaur rescue, then gridrunner, then minotron 2112, then goatup. But really, all 8 ios releases are very solid games.

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07-11-2012, 02:30 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,689
Gridrunner first, then a 3-way tie for second place: GoatUp, Minotaur Rescue, Super Ox Wars.
07-11-2012, 02:33 PM
#8
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,253
I honestly haven't gotten any of his iOS games (most came out prior to my upgrade to a 3GS so I couldn't play them) so I was kind of curious about this as well --- which one was the best.

Gridrunner kind of had my interest peaked the most until Super Ox Wars came out. Now, I'm confused. Why isn't Super Ox Wars in the poll?
07-11-2012, 04:01 PM
#9
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,547
Quote:
Originally Posted by tops2 View Post
Missing Deflex, Minotaur Rescue and Super Ox War for the poll.
Also - Hover Bovver & Attack of the Mutant Camels! (free IAP in the Commodore 64 app )

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Squids!?

Worst idea ever!
07-11-2012, 04:08 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,413
Yeah SOW is probably the best, but Gridrunner is close. Since the poll doesn't include SOW, guess I'll vote for second best.