Which is the best of all the Repton games?

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Arcadian
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Which is the best of all the Repton games?

Postby Arcadian » Fri Nov 24, 2000 12:16 pm

<FONT FACE="Verdana,Arial" SIZE=2>Yes I know the Repton 3 clones should be separate choices but the ezPoll only allows for five answers!! <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :( --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/frown.gif ALT=":("><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <br>
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Btw, feel free to reply to the post explaining <!--EZCODE ITALIC START--><i> why</i><!--EZCODE ITALIC END--> you made your choice .... <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :rollin --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/roll.gif ALT=":rollin"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> </FONT><FORM method=post action="http://p198.ezboard.com/fthestairwaytohellfrm1.processVote?topicID=531.topic"><table border=0 cellpadding=3 cellspacing=0 width="55%"> <tbody> <tr><td><input type="radio" name="choice" value="1"><FONT FACE="Verdana,Arial" SIZE=2>Repton 1</FONT></td></tr><tr><td><input type="radio" name="choice" value="2"><FONT FACE="Verdana,Arial" SIZE=2>Repton 2</FONT></td></tr><tr><td><input type="radio" name="choice" value="3"><FONT FACE="Verdana,Arial" SIZE=2>Repton 3</FONT></td></tr><tr><td><input type="radio" name="choice" value="4"><FONT FACE="Verdana,Arial" SIZE=2>Around The World/Life Of/Thru Time</FONT></td></tr><tr><td><input type="radio" name="choice" value="5"><FONT FACE="Verdana,Arial" SIZE=2>Repton Infinity</FONT></td></tr></tbody> </table> <P><input type=submit value="Vote"> </form><a HREF=http://p198.ezboard.com/fthestairwaytohellfrm1.showMessage?topicID=531.topic&pollResults=on><FONT FACE="Verdana,Arial" SIZE=1>Show results</FONT></A> <p></p><i></i>

Alex Ives
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Around The World In 40 Screens

Postby Alex Ives » Wed Jan 31, 2001 4:15 pm

I voted for this one, because apart from Repton 1, it was the only one I had, and also, because it came with a level editor! How cool! I'm not sure if any others did, but this one was great!<br>
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Apart from this game, Magic Mushrooms and Impact, none of my other games had level creators! Anyone know of any others?<br>
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Alex.<br>
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baykah
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Repton 2

Postby baykah » Sat Feb 03, 2001 2:07 pm

Repton 2 is the best of the Repton games because:<br>
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(a) You have to complete it in one go.<br>
(b) There are no maps (these just make the game easier).<br>
(c) There are a plethora of cunningly devised puzzles.<br>
(d) It was written by the original Repton author.<br>
(e) Despite claims from Superior at the time, it is bigger than Repton 3 (Repton 3 had more screens, but each was smaller).<br>
(f) There is no fungus.<br>
(g) There are no crowns (I mean, what was the point?).<br>
(h) The graphics are marginally better than Repton 3 (look at those crumbling walls).<br>
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Once, after four hours of play, I got to within ten blocks of earth and four diamonds of getting everything. I made a tiny mistake towards the end. <p></p><i></i>

Evil Overlord Cats
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Repton Infinity

Postby Evil Overlord Cats » Sun Mar 11, 2001 5:05 pm

Level editor? Ha! Rep INF had programmable sprites, sprite editor, and level editor... Oh the fun I had as a kiddie programming games the only way it could be done back then by the likes of me. It's the only game I EVER heard about asked for for the beeb, as opposed to just using the games we had. <p></p><i></i>

Varsh
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Repton 3

Postby Varsh » Thu Mar 15, 2001 12:36 am

This was a classic and it also had a sprite, level.........editor which was great, it also had extra stuff at the end of the tape<!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :) --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/smile.gif ALT=":)"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> . <p></p><i></i>

James
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Repton 3

Postby James » Wed Aug 29, 2001 6:14 pm

Although it was Repton 2 which got me into the series, Repton 3 for me was the most enjoyable. It was easier (making it more fun) and you could play it in small bursts due to there being passwords. The level and character editor were a brilliant idea and really add to the lastability.<br>
Around the World was my least favourite, never have I anticipated a game so much... and been so disappointed. I remember the advert saying something along the lines of 'Chase the bandits into Jail' - what a con, they were just spirits.<br>
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James <p></p><i></i>


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