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#1 wombatwoman

Posted 19 December 2012 - 10:30 AM

Hi,

Hoping someone can help out with this retro computer game.  It had a one word name (I think!). It was like a stick guy solving puzzles, opening doors etc.  Sorry I don't remember much more but if it helps, one of the nappy hunt ladies used it as a hunt a few years ago.  Not much to go on I know.  Wondering if I can get it for iPad?  On a similar note, can anyone recommend any good room/escape games for iPad.

Cheers,
Ww

#2 pencil

Posted 19 December 2012 - 11:21 AM

Doors and Rooms is a good app.

Sorry, dont' know the game you are talking about, sounds like a lot of games we played way back when.

#3 Chelara

Posted 19 December 2012 - 11:26 AM

There's one app just called the room, only good for a few hours but not a bad game.

#4 Academic

Posted 19 December 2012 - 11:41 AM

Was it Pitfall?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pitfall!

Although what you describe sounds more like an earlier version of a room escape game.

I love Big Fish Games for downloadables. I get Mac games but they also have heaps of iPad ones.

www.bigfishgames.com

If you sign up as a member, games are cheaper and you get punch cards. It's $8 a month and I find I usually do buy at least one game a month, usually more!

#5 wombatwoman

Posted 19 December 2012 - 12:35 PM


Thanks pencil, I have played D&R and enjoyed it.

Chelara, thanks, I will check it out.

Academic thanks for your reply.  It's not Pitfall and I agree with Big Fish, have been a member for many years.

Cheers,

Ww





#6 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:08 PM

Impossible Mission?

#7 PotatoScallop

Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:28 PM

Sleuth?

#8 Monkey_Mind

Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:36 PM

It was Mission Impossible, not vice versa *i think*

"Stay a while, stay Forever!!!"

I still have my Commodore 64 original.gif

Edited by UpTheDuff78, 19 December 2012 - 01:37 PM.


#9 FeralZombieMum

Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:41 PM

QUOTE (PussyDids @ 19/12/2012, 02:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Impossible Mission?

Another visitor.
Stay A while.
Staaaaaaay forever!


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LOVED playing that on the C64!

#10 Eirinn

Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:47 PM

Haha I loved impossible Mission too!

#11 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:51 PM

We played it on our Atari original.gif

I love the backwards jump he did hehehe

#12 Leslie Knope

Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:52 PM

Was it Commander Keen?

#13 Bluestocking

Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:53 PM

Keen? only suggesting it 'cause it was a fav as a kid!

#14 wombatwoman

Posted 19 December 2012 - 02:22 PM

Omgoodness, having flashbacks of keen, c64 etc lol.  No not any of those.  It "may" have started with" A" Thanks everyone, maybe it's not all that retro.

Ww

#15 tomson

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:25 PM

Will's World? I can't remember if the original computer game was called this, but the ipad app is.....

#16 **Xena**

Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:50 PM

Stickman Quest?

#17 Treasure Island

Posted 19 December 2012 - 10:04 PM

I just googled, it was impossible mission and I think we had that one too, I'd completely forgotten about it!

#18 JinksNewton

Posted 19 December 2012 - 10:42 PM

Loved Mission Impossible, especially when you won and the bad guy went "No. No. NOOO"
"Mission accomplished. Congratulations"

That and Winter Olympics were the shiz.

Actually, WIZBALL was the shiz. I played it on a C64 simulator a couple of years ago and it was still good!

Sorry for derailing OP.

#19 fatbelly

Posted 19 December 2012 - 10:50 PM

My brothers played Gauntlet, it had over 100 levels and was like the never ending game.

I played Barbie, ken would ring her up and ask her to play tennis so you would get her dressed and made up, then drive to the courts, but ken would be mad because you took too long.

I remember the night our family went to the computer shop and bought our C64, my dad told me off for pressing too hard on the keyboards - great memory actually original.gif




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