River Raid (Atari 2600)

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Herschie
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River Raid (Atari 2600)

Postby Herschie » January 18th, 2017, 9:05 am

This is a fantastic game. Though difficult. I'm not sure if the input lag on my TV has anything to do with that.

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Re: River Raid (Atari 2600)

Postby LS650 » January 18th, 2017, 10:40 am

Lots of those old 8-bit systems have some great games. It's all I play; I couldn't be bothered with anything that's come out in the last couple of generations.

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Re: River Raid (Atari 2600)

Postby Sut » January 18th, 2017, 1:08 pm

Used to play this on my friends Atari XE back in the day. It's the only good game I remember him having.
Believe this is on the Activision Anthology on PS2, really need to dig that out.

What's your highest score Herschie ?

Herschie
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Re: River Raid (Atari 2600)

Postby Herschie » January 18th, 2017, 1:20 pm

Sut wrote:
What's your highest score Herschie ?



Haha I'm guessing like 2. I really stink at this game. I've gotten higher scores in FIFA.

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Re: River Raid (Atari 2600)

Postby VideoGameCritic » January 18th, 2017, 8:02 pm

Gotta love blowing up a fuel barge AFTER taking all of its fuel!

That's cold.

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Re: River Raid (Atari 2600)

Postby Herschie » May 8th, 2017, 9:32 am

My wife found one of them old CRY Tv's, so I figured I'd be a little better at this without the input lag. Well, I figured wrong, I'm still terrible. This is why in serious matters I let my wife do the figuring.

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Re: River Raid (Atari 2600)

Postby gametime » May 29th, 2017, 8:15 pm

Lucky man to have an understanding wife, Herschie.

The 2600 version was my favorite till I picked up a copy for the Atari 5200. Something about moving tanks trying to cross a bridge that gets blown up. Can't be helped the bridge has to be blown. The Video Game Critic worded it nicer in his review.

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Re: River Raid (Atari 2600)

Postby lynchie137 » August 14th, 2017, 7:44 pm

VideoGameCritic wrote:Gotta love blowing up a fuel barge AFTER taking all of its fuel!

That's cold.


That's the best part of the entire game. Especially when you approach said fuel barge when you have next to no fuel and you're about to die. Nothing like cheating death for a few moments just so you can blow up more helicopters, planes, boats and of course, more fuel barges.

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Re: River Raid (Atari 2600)

Postby lynchie137 » August 14th, 2017, 7:47 pm

This was one of the few video games my father would actually sit down and play. And he was pretty good at it too.


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