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Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 21st, 2016, 8:40 am
by Seraph
I think I'll use those last night 5 to fill in gaps in some genres and sub genres. Not too sure but unless I get convinced to swap titles, that's 95/100.

Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 21st, 2016, 8:56 am
by Seraph
96/100! Added Pang. Once the list is done, I would like to see if we can make a separate thread and sticky it. Any games that are variations where one may disagree with another we could color code it (someone gets red blue green orange, etc.) once we discuss games we all could have over looked. I think it would be an awesome resource and could eventually review the games and add to the list of recommended games over time. What you all think?

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Top 10 Classic

Asteroids
Defender
Donkey Kong
Frogger
Galaga
Mario Bros.
Missle Command
Pac-Man
Pong
Space Invaders

Top 20 Fighter Beat Em Up

Aliens vs Predator
Battle Circuit
Battle Toads
Cadillacs and Dinosaurs
Captain Commando
Double Dragon
Dungeons and Dragons
Final Fight
Golden Axe
Guardian Heroes
Knights of the Round
Moonwalker
Night Slashers
Sengoku
Streets of Rage
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Simpsons
Undercover Cops
Vendetta
X-Men

Top 10 Fighter Platform

Bionic Commando
Black Tiger
Ghouls N Ghosts
Haunted Castle
Karnov
Magic Sword
Nemo
P.O.W.
Shinobi
Strider

Top 10 Fighter Versus

Capcom vs.
Dead or Alive
Guilty Gear
Killer Instinct
King of Fighters
Mortal Kombat
Street Fighter
Soul Caliber
Tekken
Virtura Fighter

Top 10 Shmup Flying

19XX: The War Against Destiny
Battle Garegga
DoDonPachi
Giga Wing
Gradius 4: Fukkatsu
Gunbird 2
M.U.S.H.A
R-Type Leo
Radiant Silvergun
Raiden DX

Ikaruga - Honorable Mention (Released after 1999)

Top 10 Shmup Light Gun

Area 51
Ghost Squad
Gunblade NY 
House of the Dead
Jurassic Park
Lethal Enforcers
Police 911
Silent Scope
Time Crisis
Virtura Cop

Top 10 Shmup Run and Gun

Blood Bros
Bucky O Hare
Cabal
Contra
Guerilla War
Metal Slug
Shock Troopers
Smash TV
Time Soldiers
Total Carnage

Top 15 Other 

After Burner
Arkanoid
Gauntlet
Golden Tee
NBA Jam
Out Run
Pang
Puzzle Bobble
San Francisco Rush
Three Wonders
Trog
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Top 5 Pinball

Addams Family
Medieval Madness
Revenge From Mars
Theatre of Magic
Twilight Zone

Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 21st, 2016, 12:29 pm
by PantherUK
I think in the Fighter Vs section you should have decided which version of Street Fighter, as the first one with just that as its name was poor at best... But it looks like you are going for series in there, so it's all good...

Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 21st, 2016, 12:40 pm
by Seraph
Exactly, I am going by series but at the end I wanted to post the best of each title that is playable by MAME so you know what version to add to a favorites folder. Think it would be the best thing to do for a complete list. I guess once it's done we can talk about what may or may not belong. I would kind of like to squeeze The Wardner in there for a platformer. I was talking to my brother about that yesterday.

Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 22nd, 2016, 12:01 pm
by Seraph
Thinking of dropping Arkanoid for the others and making it a top 10. Then, make it a Top 15 on the Platformers. Add The Wardner, Ninja-Kid, and 2 more.

Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 22nd, 2016, 4:57 pm
by Seraph
List complete Looking for best MAME versions for each of these now. If anyone has any suggestions for changes let me know. Kind of curious if I missed anything.

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Top 10 Classic

Asteroids
Defender
Donkey Kong
Frogger
Galaga
Mario Bros.
Missle Command
Pac-Man
Pong
Space Invaders

Top 20 Fighter Beat Em Up

Aliens vs Predator
Battle Circuit
Battle Toads
Cadillacs and Dinosaurs
Captain Commando
Double Dragon
Dungeons and Dragons
Final Fight
Golden Axe
Guardians
Moonwalker
Night Slashers
P.O.W.
Sengoku
Streets of Rage
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Simpsons
Undercover Cops
Vendetta
X-Men

Top 10 Fighter Platform

Bionic Commando
Black Tiger
Ghouls N Ghosts
Haunted Castle
Karnov
Magic Sword
Magician Lord
Ninja-Kid
Nemo
Rastan
Shinobi
Strider
Wonder Boy
Wardner
Willow

Top 10 Fighter Versus

Capcom vs.
Dead or Alive
Guilty Gear
Killer Instinct
King of Fighters
Mortal Kombat
Street Fighter
Soul Caliber
Tekken
Virtura Fighter

Top 10 Shmup Flying

19XX: The War Against Destiny
Battle Garegga
DoDonPachi
Giga Wing
Gradius 4: Fukkatsu
Gunbird 2
M.U.S.H.A
R-Type Leo
Radiant Silvergun
Raiden DX

Ikaruga - Honorable Mention (Released after 1999)

Top 10 Shmup Light Gun

Area 51
Ghost Squad
Gunblade NY 
House of the Dead
Jurassic Park
Lethal Enforcers
Police 911
Silent Scope
Time Crisis
Virtura Cop

Top 10 Shmup Run and Gun

Blood Bros
Bucky O Hare
Cabal
Contra
Guerilla War
Metal Slug
Shock Troopers
Smash TV
Time Soldiers
Total Carnage

Top 10 Other 

After Burner
Gauntlet
Golden Tee
NBA Jam
Out Run
Pang
Puzzle Bobble
San Francisco Rush
Three Wonders
Trog

Top 5 Pinball

Addams Family
Medieval Madness
Revenge From Mars
Theatre of Magic
Twilight Zone

Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 22nd, 2016, 4:58 pm
by Seraph
I hit 100 posts! By the way, after looking again I noticed platformers supposed to say top 15.

Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 22nd, 2016, 5:12 pm
by Seraph
It doesnt allow me to PM the high ranking guys all at once. Just 1 at a time. Wanted to see if they see any titles I missed. Likely have to message one at a time huh?

Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 22nd, 2016, 9:05 pm
by Macayl0
List looks good, its a good reference on where to begin with Mame Games. By my opinion Ms. Pacman is a better version of the Pacman series, plus M.U.S.H.A. was only releases for the Sega Genesis/ Mega Drive, unless I'm mistaken please correct me.

Re: Seraph's Top 100 Arcade Games List Discussion

Posted: August 23rd, 2016, 2:35 am
by Seraph
I am in the process of selecting best versions of each series for the list now but yes seriously considering Ms. Pacman for improvements. Also, see Mahou Daisakusen or Sorcer Striker. I meed to see if the MAME version is any good, but if someone has suggestions on replacements for the list I'm all ears. I do like the Aleste series and that is a solid title. It took me a bit to get the name it's been a while for me on MAME Addicts. Welcome!