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What is your favorite vectrex game? I have a tie between top favorite scramble and solar quest both are great additcting in opinion there are many good games for the vectrex so what's your fav vectrex game?

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I just picked up a vectrex with some games and it is everything i hoped it would be. My favorite that I've played on an actual vectrex is Web Wars, 2nd is Fortress of Narzod. Both of them are very stylish and nice looking, pretty unique games, with a convincing 3D aspect to them.

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I like Armor..Attack the best at the moment, but they're all good.

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Armor Attack, Clean Sweep, Mine Storm, Spinball, Star Castle, Scramble and War of the Worlds are my favs. If I was to pick just one, I'd go with WotW's. Or Spinball. :lol:

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Of the original titles I personally love Space War as it's the closest to the original (strictly on visuals alone).

Of homebrews I would say probably Wormhole or Moon Lander but then again Warrior is coming soon and I'm sure that'll blow Wormhole away.

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I just picked up a vectrex with some games and it is everything i hoped it would be. My favorite that I've played on an actual vectrex is Web Wars, 2nd is Fortress of Narzod. Both of them are very stylish and nice looking, pretty unique games, with a convincing 3D aspect to them.

 

I love web wars I would always flore it(think it was max of 210 or 240m) and die instantly XD

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nope. the best homebrew award goes to Christopher Tumber's VIX/Tsunami, as in Qix and Tempest on one cart.

 

Do you have a link for that cart?

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Star Trek: the Motion Picture

 

Of course, that game had nothing to do with the movie. Instead of V'Ger, it's a shooter like Battlezone where Captain Kirk has to guide the starship Enterprise against constant waves of Klingons and Romulans. Just what did Kirk do to anger the whole universe?

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I just picked up a vectrex with some games and it is everything i hoped it would be. My favorite that I've played on an actual vectrex is Web Wars, 2nd is Fortress of Narzod. Both of them are very stylish and nice looking, pretty unique games, with a convincing 3D aspect to them.

 

I love web wars I would always flore it(think it was max of 210 or 240m) and die instantly XD

 

Yes it is awesome how the whole thing speeds up, the audio too, when you move forward in the "web". I usually prefer to try to collect the trophies and points, but if my game goes bad I too revert to flying as fast as i can and dodging enemies until I die. The objective of the game engages me though and there is almost nothing about the game that I don't love.

 

I was looking for a highlight of my new love affair with the Vectrex and Web Wars is definitely it. I think people's taste in Vectrex games varies, but Web Wars (the overlay is a must) is absolutely essential. It's just a beautiful game. For me it is definitely right up there in my list of all time console favorites: Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Bionic Commando, Advance Wars DS, Zelda Link to the Past, Phantasy Star I and II, Marvel v Capcom 2, Super Mario Strikers, RBI baseball 3, ... WEB WARS!

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nope. the best homebrew award goes to Christopher Tumber's VIX/Tsunami, as in Qix and Tempest on one cart.

 

Do you have a link for that cart?

 

it's no longer for sale. Chris Tumber and Capital S Software fell off the face of the earth. there's just this.

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Favorite one-player game: Minestorm

Favorite two-player game: Space Wars or Rip Off

Favorite homebrew: Vector Pilot

 

I'd like to get Protector/YASI. I hadn't heard of this Qix/Tempest cart -- if the ROM is around, I guess that's another reason to get a flashcart (I have the 72-in-1 multicart).

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I'd like to get Protector/YASI. I hadn't heard of this Qix/Tempest cart -- if the ROM is around, I guess that's another reason to get a flashcart (I have the 72-in-1 multicart).

 

Does this or any of the multicarts have a save state function? I was wondering if I got one with the old animation program on it if I could use it with one of these new lightpens that are available to make some visuals that I would be able to keep and show people, (i'm assuming the original animation program does not have the ability to save or export work).

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That's a very tough call as the vectrex has a lot of good releases. Of the original era releases, I'd still go with Minestorm. Of the homebrews, I'd go with Space Frenzy; I think that's a pretty good version of Space Fury.

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nope. the best homebrew award goes to Christopher Tumber's VIX/Tsunami, as in Qix and Tempest on one cart.

 

I do love VIX/Tsunami...

But I think I give the edge to Protector/YASI..... Not by much tho..

(And Spinnerama is a great cart too!!!)

 

And if I owned Vector Pilot, it would be up there... It looks great....

(Just haven't been able to justify/free up the money for that....)

 

From the original games, I do love Minestorm..

It's the Vectrex game I play the most..

(Luckily for me, I'm not good enough to get close to level 13) ;-)

 

desiv

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20+ posts and no mentionb of Berzerk? Hands down my favorite game for the system, though Minestorm is a lot of fun too. Fortress of Narzod is a personal favorite as well.

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I, Cyborg is an incredible post GCE game. It's a bit challenging, but I have never seen a homebrew Vectrex game, or an original GCE game, with as much depth as this. It is a bit too difficult for my taste and the controls are kind of obscure, but the production as a whole is a work of art. Majority of homebrew games are clones, as far as I have seen. I, Cyborg is unprecedented. Totally inspired celebration of the vector.

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