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Old 13 May 2021, 20:27   #921
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Well after some effort I think I have 18 ?

Clues needed to get any more...

What would loose me a point ?
I think I just said Bethesda ?
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May Quiz - Clues #1

Of the over 80 suggestions for a new user generated quiz, only 25 could make it into this Make-a-wish round... with a bit of luck your game is there too, so take a close look.

It is by no means an easy round, more a random chaos instead, so I will give you some clues again - here are the Clues #1:

1) Game 14 is the grandfather of a RPG series that was released for DOS computers.
2) Number 18 is an exclusive game for the Atari 2600, released in the early 80s.
3) With the 19 we have an fps with a focus on multiplayer, appearing first on Xbox 360 and Windows in 2009.
4) Title 20 is loosely based on a bible story, you fight some angels in melee combat.


Deadline is Monday the 31st of May, participate via http://www.retrogamequiz.com/

Here ist the quiz again, good luck to all of you:
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Thanks to clue --- Found #20

And another

And one more (#14)
that's enough for today

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May Quiz - Clues #2

So far there are 36 players, and eight users have already succesfully recognised the games they wished for. Nice! However, in this round the entry #14 has caused questions in several communities, and I have since come to realise that this title's engine has been used in so many other RPGs (I count at least eight), that it amounts to an impossible task - nobody has gotten it right.

I am therefore making an exception this time, and will accept every game using the same engine as a correct answer. If you already entered an answer like that, it is now treated as a correct entry.

Here are the Clues #2:

1) Number 9 is a game from this decade, where you explore an unknown (and very colorful) planet.
2) The plot of title 13 plays entirely under water.
3) Game 16 is a simple platformer that was released between 93 & 94 for only Nintendo and Commodore platforms.
4) The #12 isn't a Game Boy title, it was released for a range of modern platforms. You play an octopus with unusual skills.

Deadline is Monday the 31st of May, participate via http://www.retrogamequiz.com/

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Old 21 May 2021, 18:06   #925
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Re: #14
Make that determination at the end

Well these clues don't advance me ---

So I'll enter my answers now

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May Quiz - last weekend!

So my ladies and gentlemen, sixtyfour people are already in the game, two of these from this community. It's a tough round, so you get one last set of help... now join in, this riddle ends tomorrow!

@Mailman your entry looks very incomplete. Was that supposed to be an update to a first post that I didn't receive? :/

Here are the Clues #3:

1) Game 5 was first released on Dreamcast, and later for the GBA.
2) Title 4 belongs to the Metroidvania genre.
3) Number 6 has a famous slow motion function.
4) A well known series has two entries in this quiz.

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Old 30 May 2021, 16:35   #927
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This round isn't for me unfortunately, I'm getting nowhere even with the clues.
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The clues only confirmed that the few I had got were wrong!

Worst ever - literally only have 3...
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Ok - worked on this for a few hours a got a bit more respectable 12.
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May Quiz - Answers & Score

The make-a-wish round is over - was your game in it? Once again lots of people joined, but a full score was only awarded once... some of your wishes were just to mean. Scroll down to see who made it.
Three users whose games were featured in this round did not actually play - KHlover, goschi and Thrawn. Also we got Shades, who joined but didn't recognise his own wish (that's a penalty point!). How did this happen??

A quick update on the quiz in general, with good news and bad news: This round we say good bye to two communities, the Videogameszone and the PCX Forum. Both have been in the game for many years, but for the past months they just didn't have enough participants anymore. :/ The good news however is the ntower community (https://tinyurl.com/nintendotower), who joins in with a strong count of seven players. Welcome to the quiz fellas!

You'll get the high score table at the end, now we start with the answers as text, followed by pictures:

1) Legend of Zelda - Four Swords Adventures
answer rate: 97%
a wish from: KHlover, Neo_SUC, Kong
other suggestions: -

2) Dragon Quest XI
answer rate: 90%
a wish from: LittleChoco
other suggestions: Final Fantasy, Pokemon, Slime Rancher, Terraria

3) Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
answer rate: 97%
a wish from: Thrawn
other suggestions: Mario Kart Tour

4) Hollow Knight
answer rate: 78%
a wish from: geohound
other suggestions: Ori and the blind forest, Child of Light, Gris, Ori

5) Chu Chu Rocket
answer rate: 74%
a wish from: Blufunk
other suggestions: Q Bert, Sonic

6) Max Payne
Story sequence from the famous bullet time shooter.
answer rate: 80%
a wish from: The_BACH
other suggestions: Alan Wake, Comix Zone, Undertale

7) The Messenger
answer rate: 59%
a wish from: hellermarie
other suggestions: 7x Ninja Gaiden, Shinobi, Katana Zero, Pixel Ninja, Ghost of Tsushima, Mortal Kombat, Shovel Knight

8.) Warhammer 40k - Dawn of War 2
answer rate: 57%
a wish from: Khorneblume
other suggestions: 5x World of Warcraft, 3x Warcraft, Blood Bowl, Battletech

9) Journey to the Savage Planet
answer rate: 54%
a wish from: Dogorilla
other suggestions: 4x Spore, 4x No Mans Sky, Plants vs Zombies, Bugsnax, Genshin Impact, Hyrule Warriors, Pikmin, Slime Rancher, The Astroneer, The Maw

10) ClayFighter
answer rate: 49%
a wish from: A Gentle Breeze
other suggestions: Battle Toads, Day of the Tentacle, De Blob, Final Fantasy

11) CrossCode
answer rate: 72%
a wish from: Franky Mikey, Illusionary
other suggestions: Chrono Cross, Phantasy Star, Xenosaga

12) Save me Mr.Tako
answer rate: 40%
a wish from: Klunky
other suggestions: 4x Kirby, 3x Parodius, Octodad, Final Fantasy, Kraken, Rise of the Kraken, Splatoon, Super Mario Land 3

13) Archimedean Dynasty
The name "Aquanox" was okay too, even if those are all sequels.
answer rate: 28%
a wish from: goschi
other suggestions: 3x Tiger Shark, Colony Wars, Forsaken, Critical Depth, Deep Fear, Deep Fighter, Einhänder, Star Fox, Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, Submarine Commander, Wing Commander

14) Neverwinter Nights
Only Partykiller, Dark Kariya and Teroknor got it absolutely right... but the following submissions were also counted as correct, due to the Goldbox engine:
17x Pool of Radiance
8x Curse of the Azure Bonds
1x Buck Rodgers

answer rate: 33%
a wish from: Shades
other suggestions: Eye of the Beholder, Pitfall, Quest for Glory, The Bard's Tale, Ultima, Wasteland

15) 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
answer rate: 49%
a wish from: AuraPaladinne
other suggestions: Atelier Rorona, Bravely Default, Dragon Quest, Famicom Detective Club, Phoenix Wright, Sword Art Online, Trauma Centre

16) Out to Lunch
answer rate: 37%
a wish from: darkwave
other suggestions: Burger Time, Cool Spot, Sam‘s Journey, Super Meat Boy

17) Deadly Premonition
answer rate: 47%
a wish from: Lynx
other suggestions: AI: The Somnium Files, Bloodborne, Dante’s Inferno, Dark Souls, Final Fantasy IX, Resident Evil

18.) Bobby is going home
answer rate: 18%
a wish from: Red XIII
other suggestions: 3x E.T., Custer‘s Revenge, Felix Return, Flotti Karotti, Indiana Jones, jungle hunt , Potatoman Seeks the Troof, Super Mario, Zelda

19) Section 8
answer rate: 37%
a wish from: HomiSite
other suggestions: 9x Halo, Crysis 1, Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, Titanfall

20) El Shaddai
answer rate: 30%
a wish from: Eddie
other suggestions: 4x From Dust, Breath of the Wild, Dante's Inferno, Ico, Nier, Regentanz

21) Filament
answer rate: 22%
a wish from: Wibblewozzer
other suggestions: Blocks & Cables, Connect them all, The Witness

22) Strife
answer rate: 14%
a wish from: aLaxLuthor
other suggestions: Duke Nukem, Fate, Hexer, Prey, Serious Sam, Thief, Zelda Skyward Sword

23) Graveyard Keeper
answer rate: 25%
a wish from: Zion
other suggestions: 10x Stardew Valley, Gone Fishin', Harvest Moon, Illusion of TIme, Settlers 4, To the Moon

24) Popo Team
Only the_BACH and Windfisch recognised this game... and the latter user had wished for it after all.
Popo Team was released in 1992 for the Watara Supervision, a less succesful rival of the original Game Boy.
answer rate: 2%
a wish from: windfisch
other suggestions: Baby T-Rex, Casino: Turtle's Palace, Dr. Mario, James Pond, Kirby, Parodius, Rainbow Islands, Tapper, Turtle Boy

25) Donkey Kong Jr.
Whenever I ask for input on games or themes, the user PUH comes along and says "fruit boni in arcade games!". This time I wanted to put him to the test, and look at that: he actually got it right.
This means there will be a "fruit theme" coming in the next months - you have been warned.
answer rate: 14%
a wish from: PUH
other suggestions: Balloon Flight, Bubble Bobble, Celeste, Galaga, Giana sisters, golden axe warrior, Ice Climber, Mr. Do, Quix, Space Invaders, Space Tomato


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Direct link: https://i.imgur.com/Bvx5b70.png


HIGH SCORE

01 - 25 points - spz - The_BACH
02 - 24 points - rta - EarthPainting
03 - 24 points - ntl - lifer
04 - 23 points - hcg - excelsior
05 - 23 points - rta - residentgrigo
06 - 22 points - mnc - Gerhard S.
07 - 21 points - mtc - Valdien
08 - 21 points - eab - Nobby_UK
09 - 20 points - mnc - Mangamaniac2171
10 - 20 points - gsg - TheLastToKnow

11 - 20 points - mtc - Wibblewozzer
12 - 20 points - sh2 - Vino
13 - 19 points - rta - AuraPaladinne
14 - 19 points - spz - Striderblade
15 - 19 points - gsg - partykiller
16 - 18 points - rta - Illusionary
17 - 18 points - rta - Nihilistic Monk
18 - 18 points - rta - Roarer
19 - 18 points - rta - malus
20 - 18 points - mmx - Klunky
21 - 17 points - hcg - windfisch
22 - 17 points - can - Dark Kariya
23 - 17 points - gav - Wizdom
24 - 16 points - mmx - fedprod
25 - 16 points - mtc - Parsnip
26 - 16 points - mmx - Knuckles
27 - 15 points - m!g - Kong
28 - 15 points - sh2 - Gatar
29 - 15 points - gpo - rave
30 - 15 points - rta - Blufunk
31 - 14 points - m!g - Red XIII
32 - 14 points - gms - hellermarie
33 - 13 points - rtc - Antiriad2097
34 - 13 points - gms - kopyright
35 - 13 points - mtc - Arsene
36 - 12 points - mtc - FunnyJay
37 - 12 points - nto - Zarathustra
38 - 12 points - pop - A Gentle Breeze
39 - 12 points - ntl - Dogorilla
40 - 12 points - gpo - Eddie
41 - 12 points - mnc - Mitschel
42 - 11 points - hcg - teroknor
43 - 11 points - rta - aLaxLuthor
44 - 11 points - mmx - Winyett
45 - 11 points - eab - Havie
46 - 11 points - rpg - Zion
47 - 11 points - mnc - HomiSite
48 - 11 points - mnc - Klees
49 - 11 points - gav - Rippi
50 - 10 points - mmx - Lynx
51 - 10 points - eab - Biscuit
52 - 10 points - mnc - Dream-Team
53 - 10 points - mnc - elementalMaster
54 - 10 points - gpo - Navarone
55 - 10 points - rta - Luke88
56 - 10 points - mmx - TheSnesFreak
57 - 10 points - lgs - Darkcloud
58 - 10 points - rta - PsionBolt
59 - 10 points - m!g - geohound
60 - 09 points - mmx - LittleChoco
61 - 09 points - eab - darkwave
62 - 09 points - gms - hellifanboy
63 - 09 points - mtc - freshVeggie
64 - 09 points - rta - ChrisDeneos
65 - 09 points - 4py - Khorneblume
66 - 09 points - pop - dixip
67 - 09 points - pop - Don Como
68 - 08 points - sh2 - godzella
69 - 08 points - sh2 - FoxSpitzer
70 - 08 points - mmx - Dnamei
71 - 08 points - can - Franky Mikey
72 - 08 points - mnc - Yeboah17
73 - 07 points - rpg - D4rkD
74 - 07 points - ntl - CactusMan
75 - 07 points - 4py - Scorplian
76 - 07 points - nto - justchriz
77 - 07 points - gms - j1m
78 - 07 points - gav - Sun
79 - 06 points - pop - PUH
80 - 06 points - lgs - svenoble
81 - 06 points - pop - Sascha
82 - 06 points - can - Kulfy
83 - 06 points - sh2 - Neo_SUC
84 - 05 points - sh2 - BVBFabi09
85 - 05 points - nto - Ande
86 - 05 points - nto - Donkey-Kong
87 - 05 points - gav - Yoshi
88 - 05 points - mmx - Loxagon
89 - 04 points - gpo - Bully
90 - 04 points - mmx - Shades
91 - 04 points - nto - 4C8en
92 - 04 points - nto - Eims
93 - 04 points - nto - megasega2
94 - 01 points - eab - Mailman


Time for a winners ceremony: Congratulations to the_BACH, EarthPainting, lifer, excelsior and residentgrigo, you are the TOP 5 and won this round!

Additional Kudos to Gerhard S, Valdien, Nobby_UK, Mangamaniac and TheLastToKnow, together you form the TOP 10.


LOCAL HIGH SCORE:

1 - 21 points - Nobby_UK
2 - 11 points - Havie
3 - 10 points - Biscuit
4 - 09 points - darkwave
5 - 01 points - Mailman

Congrats to Nobby_UK for the local lead.

Also good job Darkwave for recognising his wish!
@Mailman: your entry felt incomplete, did you mean to send in more?

Thanks to all for playing and see you next time.
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It was complete. I just recognised (incorrectly) only few pictures.
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Should have with-held points for 'Neverwinter Nights' near misses

I saw the Man & Crocs in different grabs of Azure Bonds...
but you did call it the 'Grandfather' which made me doubt
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Well I don't feel too bad that I got nowhere because I don't actually know most of those games except for the couple I recognized No theme is pretty evil.
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Really well done to Nobby - 21 points is a real result in a super difficult round. Running away with the overall this year unless we have a music round.
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It was complete. I just recognised (incorrectly) only few pictures.
I see... most people recognise Zelda or another game from the first row (I try to make the first row the easiest), so when I saw you left the first eight fields blank, it seemed like there was something missing. Hope you have more luck next round!

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Should have with-held points for 'Neverwinter Nights' near misses
(...) you did call it the 'Grandfather' which made me doubt
Neverwinter Nights (1991) is the grandfather of Neverwinter Nights (2002) and Neverwinter Nights 2 (2006).
...or at least that was my logic.

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No theme is pretty evil.
I promise proper themes for the rest of the year.
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Well done Nobby! Running away with it this year

My first thoughts when I saw Out To Lunch on there were, "Cool! Someone picked Out To Lunch!", and then I realised that maybe it was me. But I thought I might have Picked Chu Chu Rocket or Four Swords as well.

Thankfully, the games I knew, I got. I didn't have much time for searching this month but it was a tough month for research finds anyway.

I should have got Hollow Knight though.

Thanks again Mr Horizon!
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I should have got Hollow Knight though.
Indeed, I didn't recognise it either. The color scheme paired with the graphical style are pretty unique.
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Here are the results of the age survey of the May quiz:



So across all 21 communities, the average player is roughly 38 years old.

The youngest forums/players are the NintendoLife (they even had a teenager) and MetaCouncil, on average just shy of 32 years old. The oldest community... is you guys here at the English Amiga Board, you are 49 on average.

That leads me to to a question, where do people under 30 go for their gaming news? Some discords? News pages, but not the forums? Twitch or Youtube, as video is king? Or am I getting it all wrong by equating my nerdy quiz players with the entire forum.
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That's why we all struggled - as near geriatrics, we all have terrible memories...except Nobby who is plainly about 21!

Now what was I typing???
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