Vintage arcade games from when you had to go to an arcade to play video games. Free @ Internet Arcade
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Vintage arcade games from when you had to go to an arcade to play video games. Free @ Internet Arcade

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Edited by:"thomasleep"Found 24th Oct
The link takes you to the early 80's, I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game (phoenix), but they are all on here scramble, space invaders,defender, tron, cosmos they are all there. Completely free! no personal info required. Snes mini do not do it

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Phoenix, my favorite game - 1st game with a proper level boss also.
Up there (from certain chip shops in the early 80s:

Pole Position
Centepede
Mr. Do
Moon Patrol

Moving onto the mid-80s with:

Bubble Bobble
Shinobi
Ghosts n Goblins

Then later with:

Pang
Golden Axe
Etc

I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.

Not everyone obviously..


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Gort19517 h, 33 m ago

I used to hate it when kids used to lean into the arcade game you were …I used to hate it when kids used to lean into the arcade game you were playing or they'd say, "I'll do that level for ya".The table top arcade games were good, you could sit down.They have gone cheap on ebay.



I remember the arcade machines used to have ashtrays on them!!

Gabi1 h, 53 m ago

I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone …I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone obviously.. [Image]


Zammo spent his 10p's on drugs....
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I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.

Not everyone obviously..


32300456-qMCwM.jpg

Phoenix, my favorite game - 1st game with a proper level boss also.
Up there (from certain chip shops in the early 80s:

Pole Position
Centepede
Mr. Do
Moon Patrol

Moving onto the mid-80s with:

Bubble Bobble
Shinobi
Ghosts n Goblins

Then later with:

Pang
Golden Axe
Etc

Gabi19 m ago

I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone …I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone obviously.. [Image]



A haggis bridie was 12p at the local butchers, leaving 8x Coin-Op opportunities each day from the £1 allocation!

Thanks.

I've added 600 degrees heat simply for the Phoenix screenshot.
Remember playing it for hours down the local snooker hall in my college days.
Bizarrely I came across a Phoenix original arcade box sat in a junk shop in a small middle of nowhere town on New Zealands south island. To this day I kick myself for not buying it.

Gabi1 h, 53 m ago

I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone …I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone obviously.. [Image]


Zammo spent his 10p's on drugs....

double dragon
outrun
paperboy
ghost and goblins
death wish 3
renegade (bit like double dragon)


spent a fortune on these, just said to my daughter i use to have to go to shop to play these and she was like how did you spend so long down there i spent 4 hours on the xbox yesterday without your mum saying anything.
Edited by: "robbp" 24th Oct

Gorf

Phoenix rocks

Seems legally dubious but very nice all the same!

Gabi3 h, 32 m ago

I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone …I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone obviously.. [Image]


Is that Jared O’Mara In the middle, on that fateful day?

OP got suspended, how comes?

UKPokemonMaster2 m ago

OP got suspended, how comes?


Saw the same and wondered what's going on ...

Are these for a specific platform or is it generic browser stuff?

Scoobster695 m ago

Saw the same and wondered what's going on ...Are these for a specific …Saw the same and wondered what's going on ...Are these for a specific platform or is it generic browser stuff?


Clicked link - browser emulator ... got it

Berzerk
Edited by: "snoopy18" 27th Oct

Gorf! (probably showing my age here)

Awesome THANKS

I used to hate it when kids used to lean into the arcade game you were playing or they'd say, "I'll do that level for ya".

The table top arcade games were good, you could sit down.
They have gone cheap on ebay.

Just had a go on Toobin... what a game...

Gabi8 h, 52 m ago

I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone …I spent many old 10p's (yes school dinner money) on this game.Not everyone obviously.. [Image]


When Benny Green found 50p and he used it to go on the school trip - he didn't burn his money on Galaxian or missile command

RallyX

Got mame etc but this is handy, heat

Loved Mr Do!

Loved Phoenix in the '80s. Can't stop playing now - might need to invest in a PC controller of some sort if I am going to carry on like this. Thanks OP

Gort19517 h, 33 m ago

I used to hate it when kids used to lean into the arcade game you were …I used to hate it when kids used to lean into the arcade game you were playing or they'd say, "I'll do that level for ya".The table top arcade games were good, you could sit down.They have gone cheap on ebay.



I remember the arcade machines used to have ashtrays on them!!

johnsmith199736 m ago

I remember the arcade machines used to have ashtrays on them!!


I Remember single cigarettes on sale at the sweetshop, at the back of the tray that also contained single sweets such as ‘fruit salads’ or blackjacks! It was quite common for parents to send the kids out to get cigarettes.Never did me any harm. :-)

smallsteve6 m ago

I Remember single cigarettes on sale at the sweetshop, at the back of the …I Remember single cigarettes on sale at the sweetshop, at the back of the tray that also contained single sweets such as ‘fruit salads’ or blackjacks! It was quite common for parents to send the kids out to get cigarettes.Never did me any harm. :-)



They even use to have them foil ashtrays in McDonalds!!

Spy Hunter was my fave.

Others not mentioned that I enjoyed:
Galaga
Burgertime
Elevator Action
Gauntlet
1942

PHOENIX!!!!! OMG played to death by me as a teenager then i moved to Spain in 92 and guess what game was in the local bar? Yes, PHOENIX !!!! Then spent thousands of Pesetas in that one
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Why is this going hotter than when I posted it 2 years ago?

t4v6 m ago

Why is this going hotter than when I posted it 2 years ago?


Cos the 80s is even more en vogue than 2 years ago (e.g. Stranger Things and IT)

How do I save these on my iPhone 5?

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Old skool computing.

Oh the memories roll back. Heat added OP!

How can people talk about favourite games from the 80's and not mention Defender or Robotron!

I still remember the excitement when I first clocked defender :D, would LOVE to buy an original machine, but think I need to win the lottery first

Others worthy of mention Galaxian (although that was late 70's) obviously Space Invaders, Space Chaser, Pole Position, Paperboy, Gorf, the list is endless!

smallsteve2 h, 30 m ago

I Remember single cigarettes on sale at the sweetshop, at the back of the …I Remember single cigarettes on sale at the sweetshop, at the back of the tray that also contained single sweets such as ‘fruit salads’ or blackjacks! It was quite common for parents to send the kids out to get cigarettes.Never did me any harm. :-)



Haha, I remember this. My shop used to do a 'Cig and a match' for 10p. My parents used to send me to the ice-cream van for cigarettes. My regular order was a Funny Feet Lolly, 20 Regal, and 20 Embassy No.1. The ice-cream man never batted an eyelid.

julieallen1 h, 4 m ago

How can people talk about favourite games from the 80's and not mention …How can people talk about favourite games from the 80's and not mention Defender or Robotron! I still remember the excitement when I first clocked defender :D, would LOVE to buy an original machine, but think I need to win the lottery first Others worthy of mention Galaxian (although that was late 70's) obviously Space Invaders, Space Chaser, Pole Position, Paperboy, Gorf, the list is endless!


Defender was mentioned by the OP as well Space Invaders. Pole Position was mentioned by dpathic and Paperboy by essexgangsta. Gorf by two others.

No Kung Fu Master, Star Wars. Does have Gauntlet but doesn't appear to do anything
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