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Spectre?

Post by Palomides » Thu May 03, 2007 9:16 pm

Has anyone here ever play the old Mac game 'Spectre'? I've been looking back through my old computers, and found this gem. I have spent countless hours playing this addictive tank game!

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Post by CannonBallGuy » Thu May 03, 2007 10:42 pm

Yep, possibly the first computer game I ever played.
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Post by ducktape » Thu May 03, 2007 11:30 pm

frist game i ever played was called cheesy Invaders
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Post by Peter » Fri May 04, 2007 1:43 am

I'm not sure this post has much to do with BZFlag.
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Post by Axl » Fri May 04, 2007 1:46 am

My first computer game too.
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Post by meeba » Fri May 04, 2007 3:31 am

Oh man... Spectre is awesome. Sometime it might be fun to modify bzfs to allow a single player to play a similar playstyle.

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Post by jinx » Fri May 04, 2007 4:11 am

Spectre was cool. I actually got a friend at work to buy a copy and we played at lunchtime - think that may have been SpectreVR...
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Post by Grace F » Fri May 04, 2007 7:35 am

PETER wrote:I'm not sure this post has much to do with BZFlag.
It doesn't have much to do with BZFLag. Maybe it does....I wouldn't know I've never played Spectre, I might look it up now.

But yea, don't forget this is in the "General Discussion". So, it's in the right place.
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Post by meeba » Fri May 04, 2007 12:59 pm

PETER and Grace F:

Spectre is an old 3D tank battle game for Macs. You could customize your tank a bit, then you'd have to travel around grabbing flags, ammo packs, etc.

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Post by Palomides » Fri May 04, 2007 2:18 pm

The version I've been using appears to be a beta release for Spectre VR. I always customize my tank to max speed and armor, with only 20 shots before reload, which akes the higher levels kinda tricksy.

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Post by meeba » Fri May 04, 2007 2:30 pm

For original Spectre, I always used medium speed, lots of armor, and medium-high ammo.

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Post by Axl » Fri May 04, 2007 4:35 pm

I always went full-out custom... and I always had my "coast" on 7 :D
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Post by ducktape » Fri May 04, 2007 5:38 pm

ok I'm going to get this game!
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Yeah!!!

Post by Palomides » Fri May 04, 2007 5:39 pm

I loved the coast!!! Actually, I think that if coast was added to the controls for BZFlag, that might even convice me to switch from mouse...

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Post by Tropican8 » Sat May 05, 2007 5:39 pm

Played and loved this game. I believe it was the first Battlezone clone to utilize flags. Spectre VR featured network play as well.

Considering it was released commercially in 1991 and work on BZFlag started in 1992, could it have been a possible influence on BZ?

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Post by plokijuy » Sun May 06, 2007 9:24 am

This "Spectre" game sounds really good, does anyone know where i can download it

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Post by Grace F » Sun May 06, 2007 10:34 am

I Googled Spectre and HERE is the google link. Sry I couldn't give you a direct link to the Offi Site.
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