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Dragon's Lair - Homebrew

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Okay, i am NOT a code guy and NOT creating this game. Watching all you guys post about homebrews and whatnot i thought to myself "I wonder what an Intelly Homebrew of Dragon's Lair might look like"

 

So i will just leave this here :-)

 

I know the Intellivision is incapable of giving the arcade proper justice but still love to see and play a version of it if its even possible. Heck, Treasure Of Tarmin was the 1st of its kind (i think) so anything's possible....right?

 

Okay day dream over and back to work....

 

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Yeah, really. The appeal of the original was the cartoon graphics (certainly it was not the lame "quicktime-event" action).

 

It reminds me of Marble Madness, another very popular arcade game which relied on graphics and great physics simulations and controls. When ported to 8-bit micros, it seems like a weird isometric version of Pac-Man, and it was mostly awkward to play.

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Thats pretty cool! Thanks. I sucked at the arcade version of it. Damn cabinet kept eating my quarters!!!!

Yeah... and at $.50-$.75 a play, burned through cash but quick as you tried to learn the patterns! :(

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I've never seen one in the wild or at Gamestop. It's on my list, though. There's one in Lichfield, IL. I'm driving through there in a couple weeks...

I've seen it a few times. Dont know why i passed it up. D'oh

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I don't know about the home versions but the arcade Dragons Lair was not much of a video game. It was an interactive cartoon with almost no gameplay. It came with alot of hype that quickly disappeared and we went back to playing Missile Command and Defender.

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Anyone have it on Wii? Been meaning to get it....

 

Dragon's Lair Trilogy

 

http://m.gamestop.com/product/wii/games/dragons-lair-trilogy/84045

 

 

$35 for a used, beat up example? No thanks. For $30, you can get this:

 

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Can even skip the game part and just watch the entire thing play out like a movie.

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dragon-039-s-Lair-20th-Anniversary-DVD-Set-SEALED-NEW-/142267848522?

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I've never seen one in the wild or at Gamestop. It's on my list, though. There's one in Lichfield, IL. I'm driving through there in a couple weeks...

 

You need to sneak up on them, they're very easily frightened.

 

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The DVD copy really is not the best way to play the game. The moves and timings are not right.

 

However, if you get that DVD set with Dragon's Lair 1 and 2 and Space Ace, you can rip the video to use with the Daphne emulator. That gives a much more faithful result.

 

There was a remastered HD blu ray edition which looks great. But again the gameplay isn't faithful.

 

- James

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