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« on: March 27, 2008, 04:53:51 AM »

I feel like being archaic, so why not some trivia time?

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117. Blizzard is a name synonymous with success and—to their investors—money. What happens to critters in their real-time strategy games if you click on them too many times in a row?
They get annoyed and yell at you.

115. Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1, set to come out this summer, 16 years after Sonic and Knuckles will have how many playable characters?

114. Now'n'days, light guns are iconic part of video arcades. However, the first commercial video game light gun, the Shooting Gallery, was originally released for what home console?

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113. What is the song that plays on C&C3's main menu?
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112. What is the full name of your mentor, from early in the UEF campaign, and what is his fate?

111. What is the surname of the UEF's female general?

110. Which of the Cybran Tech-2 Destroyer's abilities do many people find amusing?

109. What are the names of the three Cybran experimental units?

108. What is the Colossus' most obvious fatal flaw?

107. What is the acronym used to refer to your avatar on the field of battle?
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106. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl had several planned features removed, drivable vehicles, for example. What was one of the several mutant types, other than the Burer, that was cut before the release?
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105. The PSP-2000 is also known as the "Slim 'n' Lite", or whichever slight variant you wish to use. What was the PSP-1000 affectionately labeled by its fans?

104. (b) In this game were three factions, each idealizing one of those three words. What were the factions called and which word belonged to which faction?

Unite. Cleanse. Liberate.
103. (a) From which highly strategic PC game does this phrase originate?

102. In Killzone: Liberation, who is the final ISA VIP targeted by General Stratson?
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101. What is the first message you receive during the Freespace 2 mission, Into The Lion's Den?
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Conglaturation! Checkpoint have!!!

100. Boss Time: Who is this, and what game is he the final boss for?


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99. In Battlezone 2, how do you kill the planet?

98. In the game Battlezone 2, your main commander is Chief Braddock. Ultimately, was Braddock portrayed as a good or bad guy?

97. In the Freespace 1 and 2 games, the main enemy, the Shivans, always started with a huge advantage over the Terrans and Vasudans, but this advantage was different between 1 and 2.  What was this advantage?
Technology

94. In Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars, the Scrin makes a comment about Kain's origins. What was that statement?

93. At first, System Shock 1 and 2 may seem unrelated, but it later becomes clear that they are directly linked. How did the protagonist from System Shock 1 bring about System Shock 2's main ailments?

92. Why were the Mammoth MK2's dismantled in Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars?

91. Has the Tiberian series of Command & Conquer ever been mentioned in the Red Alert series of Command & Conquer? If so, in what game and how?
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89. 16-bit video game music is classic. What memorable game, for the Sega Genesis, is this song the opening theme for? Link'd

87. If you play a modern Castlevania incarnation and then go back and play the original Castlevania, you will notice something odd: you cannot change directions mid-air. In what game could the Belmont clan first do this?

86. Doom, by id Software, is the quintessent First-Person Shooter, exhibiting many of the features oft repeated. While the final boss of the original Doom was a Spider Mastermind, what was the final boss of The Ultimate Doom, with its extra chapter?

85. Tales of Vesperia, the latest installment in the Tales series, was released to North America on August 26, 2008, 19 days after it was released in Japan. What game, released in North America a full ten years after its original Japanese release, did the Tales series start off with?

80. One of the last sequels to the original Zork I: The Great Underground Empire had RPG elements akin to contemporary MUD's. What was this game called?

79. Mortal Kombat was released by Midway in 1992, enduring much controversy over the years. What system was the game originally released for?

76. How many different possible endings were there in the original Chrono Trigger?
24

75. The Strike series, spanning the 16-bit era and ending with a PSone release, included a number of popular games, such as Jungle Strike and Urban Strike. Who was the main enemy in the first game, Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf
Saddam Hussein

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72. According to Serious Sam 2, who is the mastermind behind the invasion of Earth, and where can (s)he be found?
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65. In Shadow of the Colossus, what was at the top of the temple, should you be able to scale it successfully?

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63. Who is the main character of all of the The Legend of Zelda games?
Link Zelda

62. In Mario Kart Wii, the Star Cup's final stage, Rainbow Road, is a combination of what stages? (List both the stage names and the console systems they were for.)
Rainbow Road (N64) and DK Mountain (Gamecube)

61. What is seen many times in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, but not ONCE mentioned by name?
Hyrule
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60. Ultima: Online was one of the first MMORPG's and is one of the longest running, as well. What was the full title of the first game in the Ultima series?

58. Telltale Games, the developers of the new Sam & Max series, is currently developing a game based on what online animated series?

56. What was the first known computer game that used a digital graphical display?
Pong

55. Before its transition to the newer consoles with Ubisoft, the Prince of Persia series already had a number of games under its belt. What was the original Prince of Persia first released for?

54. What was the first well-known console system to have an official Pause button on its controllers?
NES Famicom

49. The Dragon Quest series is enjoying the eighth release in its long chain of games. What was Dragon Quest known as in North America prior to Dragon Quest V?

47. In StarCraft, after Jim Raynor abandons Arcturus Mengsk and his Son's of Korhal, what is the name of the group that he forms?

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45. What does SHODAN stand for?
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44. The new Espańol trailer for God of War: Chains of Olympus features what falling from the sky?

41. What is the name of the PSP game that is currently amassing INCREDIBLE sales in Japan? There are others doing well, but this is the best right now.

40. In the Gameboy Advance game Metroid Fusion, what does Samus fondly nickname the station's computer system?
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34. There is absolutely no joke you can think up regarding Duke Nukem: Forever that has not already been said. Do not even try. On what month of what year was Duke Nukem: Forever originally announced?

33. Before Sonic the Hedghog took over the positition, Sega had a different mascot. What was its name?

31. What are the names of the three companions who accompany Trevor Belmont in Castlevania 3: Dracula's Curse?

30. In the classic game Metal Gear, what is the name of the person you, Solid Snake, are sent to rescue?

28. In between the Sega Genesis and the Sega Saturn, Sega was planning to release another console, what were they going to call it?

26. In Final Fantasy I, what now well known spell was renamed to FADE for the original NES release?

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23. In the end cutscenses of Command and Conquer: Tiberium Sun: FireStorm what interesting detail did we learn about Cain?
żKane is part of the CABAL?

22. What color is Anderial in Diablo 2: LOD in Nightmare difficulty?

21. What was the budget for Sins of a Solar Empire?
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20. What graphics engine was used for Half-Life 1?

13. What was protagonist's name from Quake 1?
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I hope these aren't too hard...
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« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2008, 04:57:59 AM »

2. The Gameboy
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« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2008, 05:33:22 AM »

7 SHODAN :p
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« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2008, 01:43:14 PM »

Answers:

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1. What was the first console system capable of producing recognizable speech?
SNES
Intellivision Blakranger51

2. What is the only handheld gaming system capable of playing full, unmodified console games from their original cartridge/disk?
Gameboy
Sega Nomad Seither

3. Westwood Studios was mostly known for creating the popular franchise Command & Conquer. However, their first big title was a real-time computer role-playing game. What was it called?
Nox Dune II
Lands of Lore
Eye of the Beholder Lalelulilo

4. At the tail-end of the SNES and Sega Genesis era, Atari released one final console system. Promoted as the first 64-bit gaming system, what was it called?
Atari Jaguar Blakranger51

5. The Paper Mario series has amassed a significant following. However, the first Paper Mario for the N64 was originally labeled as a sequel to what SNES game?
Super Mario
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Seither

6. The Street Fighter franchise is most known for its Sega Genesis debut with Street Fighter 2. However, before it hit the Sega Genesis, Street Fighter had a release on the NES. What was it called?
Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight Seither

7. Bioshock has been deemed the spiritual successor to the lesser known series, System Shock. What was the name of the AI antagonist throughout the System Shock series?
SHODAN AFB

8. Dracula Vlad Tepes has been the main antagonist of the game series Castlevania since its not-so-humble beginnings on the NES. In the series, what was Dracula's original name?
Mathias Cronqvist Seither

9. Link has killed Ganon many times over the years. However, Ganon was not present in the original sequel to Zelda labeled Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link. What was the final boss of this game?
Shadow Link Seither

10. Chrono Trigger is one of the best games of all time, you know it's true because it's on a test. What was the anti-hero Magus' original name?
Janus Zeal Seither

11. Final Fantasy is ironically deemed as one of the few eternal game franchises. What three Japanese, numbered Final Fantasy games did not make it to the U.S. until their subsequent rereleases on newer gaming systems?
{I, II, & III} {I, II, V} {II, III, IV}
II, III, V The Zephmeister

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12. What was the name of final boss from Serious Sam?
Ugh-Zan lll Warboss Armourfitz

14. What was the first MMO?
Ultima Online The Zephmeister

15. The Ultima series started in what year?
1980 The Zephmeister

16. In Painkiller: Hell Wars, this demon was one of the lesser bosses. While in Painkiller: Battle out of Hell, he became the main boss. What is his name?
Alaster Warboss Armourfitz

17. Who was the mind (like main programmer) behind the Doom series, and Quake 1-3 ?
John Romero
John Carmack Warboss Armourfitz

18. What was first game of Elder Scrolls series?
Arena The Zephmeister

19. From Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War: The Dark Crusade, there were 7 races on Cronus, but only four came by ships. Eldar used their webgates, Chaos- by portal, the rest-Space Marines, Orks, Impereal Guard, Tau- by ships. how did the 7th race, Necrons, arrive?
They were already there. The Zephmeister
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24. Why can there be no Homeworld 2 sequel?
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25. What was Apple's (supposedly) revolutionary gaming system that was never released?
The Apple Pippin Waylain16
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27. When Pokémon first hit the United States, it was released as Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue. However, when it was originally released in Japan, it was Pokémon Red and what other edition?
Pokémon Green (Pocket Monsters Green) The Zephmeister

29. What was the last game released by Westwood Studios? (May they rest in peace.)
C&C: Generals
Earth & Beyond Hyperion

32. The cake is a lie, but the cube is forever. What does GLaDOS stand for?
Genetic Lifeform and Disk Operating System lalelulilo

35. Of all of the weapons in ye olde D&D, none are quite as widely recognized as the Vorpal Sword. From what piece of literature did the Vorpal Sword originate?
Jabberwocky by Lewis Caroll The Zephmeister

36. Mortal Kombat I featured seven standard selectable characters, Mortal Kombat II featured twelve, and Mortal Kombat III featured fifteen. How many standard selectable characters did Mortal Kombat IV feature?
Fifteen The Zephmeister

38. Nintendo, in order to combat retailor hesitance after the Video Game Crash of '83, marketed the NES as more than just a gaming console by bundling it with what?
Duck Hunt and Super Mario Brothers
Dr. Bean Machine and Tetris
R.O.B. or whatever. Seither & Amitabho

39. What is the real name of the Metal Gear series' main protagonist, Solid Snake?
David Amitabho

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39. Who was the actual final boss of Doom 2: Hell on Earth that you had to kill to win the game?
John Romero's Impaled Head Meh...
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42. Who created the ever-popular Runescape?
Jagex Chronos

43. Which MMO was the centre of a South Park episode?
World of Warcraft Chronos
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46. In Hitman: Blood Money, the fourth installment in the Hitman series, what is the name of the opposing agency?
The Franchise Amitabho

48. At the end of the first act of WarCraft 3: Reign of Chaos, what dwarf does Arthas Menethil murder after retrieving the Frostmourne?
Muradin Bronzebeard Salmon

50. Few secrets in the original Pokémon: Red and Pokémon: Blue are more well known than the glitch Pokémon MissingNo. What is the standard MissingNo's type?
Ground
Normal and Flying
Normal/Bird The Zephmeister

51. In the original Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn, by Westwood Studios, what was the name of your superior for the first half of the Nod campaign?
Seth Hyperion

52. In the somewhat popular FPS franchise, Halo, your character is generally known as Master Chief. What is Master Chief's full title?
Spartan-117 Captainjf

53. Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt is probably one of the most pervasive Nintendo cartridges of all time. What was the name of the light-gun used in conjunction with Duck Hunt?
The Nintendo Zapper Waylain16

57. Nintendo is the majority owner of what Major League Baseball team?
Seattle Mariners Mrtimbr549

59. The Final Fantasy series has been an RPG gamer's staple for nigh-on eighteen years. Who was the series' creator?
Hironobu Sakaguchi Blakranger51

64. In the original Legend of Zelda, one of the definitive games for the NES, how many Triforce pieces were you tasked with finding?
Two Three Four
Eight Seither

66. Who is the final boss of Halo 3?
Guilty Spark Seither

67. There have been many publicity stunts gone bad in the gaming industry, but some just take it one step further. What game developer, in 2002, tried to buy advertising space on actual tombstones?
Acclaim Entertainment Blakranger51

68. In Doom, one of the best known classic FPS games, you play a silent, nameless protagonist fighting the very forces of Hell. On planet does the game begin?
Mars Blakranger51

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69. In which games of the Quake series developed by id did the Strogg appear?
Quake II Hyperion

71. What is the player's codename in Crysis?
Nomad Hyperion

70. What actor plays Kane in Command & Conquer?
Joseph Kucan Hyperion
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73. Mortal Kombat for the Sega Genesis did not have better graphics, gameplay, or sound than its SNES brother. So, why did many people prefer the Genesis version over the SNES version?
Easter Eggs
The Genesis allowed blood. Seither

74. "All your base are belong to us" is a phrase well known throughout popular culture as one of the most loved and hated memes of all time. In what lesser-known game did this phrase originate?
Zero Wing The Zephmeister

77. What does G.E.C.K. stand for? No I will not elaborate.
Garden of Eden Creation Kit Amitabho

78. It is possible to replay Bioware's Mass Effect and carry over your character multiple times. However, what is the maximum attainable level?
60 Blakranger51

81. The Civilization series has been the premier empire simulator for nigh-on eighteen years. While standard Civilization IV offers as many as eighteen civilizations, how many did the original Civilization offer?
8 14 Blakranger51

82. Mario has been a protagonist in over two-hundred games, since he was introduced. However, only in one game has Mario ever been the antagonist. What is this game called?
Donkey Kong Jr. Seither

83. Many people were overjoyed when Nintendo that Sonic the Hedgehog and Mario would be able to beat the ever-loving crap out of each other in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. In what game, however, did Mario and Sonic first appear together?
Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Seither

84. Link, of The Legend of Zelda fame, is left-handed, if you have ever paid attention. Why is Link right-handed in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess?
To make it easier on right-handed people. Seither

88. Most of us have seen the gravity gun from Half Life 2, and most of us have probably seen the super-charged gravity gun. In Half Life 2, what caused the gravity gun to become supercharged?
The weapons quarantine in the Citadel malfunctions and supercharges it. Amitabho

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90. In Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath, who do you play as in the main campaign?
LEGION Hyperion

95. In Descent Freespace: The Great War and Freespace 2, what did the main enemies look like inside the ships?
Mechanical Insects Hyperion

96. What happens at the end of Freespace 2 that implies the Shivan fleet did not commit suicide?
They jumped away. Hyperion
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107. What is the acronym used to refer to your avatar on the field of battle?
ACU KenquinnTheInsaneOne

108. What is the Colossus' most obvious fatal flaw?
It's speed KenquinnTheInsaneOne
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116. The Collectors, the unknown alien race and main antagonist of Mass Effect 2 originally descended from what other species?
The Protheans KenquinnTheInsaneOne Blakranger51

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« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2008, 02:57:13 PM »

3: Nox still have a copy of it
11: Final Fantasy I, II, III if I recall correctly not 100% sure about III though
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« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2008, 03:25:41 PM »

Ohhhhh,I cant resist adding to this thread :p im sorry, the urge is too strong :p laugh

12)What was the name of final boss from serious sam?
13) What was protagonist's name from quake1?
14)What was the first mmo?
15)Ultima series started in what year?
16)In painkiller: hell wars, this demon was one of the lesser bosses, while in pkllr:battle out of hell, he became the main boss. what is his name?
17)Who was the mind (like main programmer) behind doom series, and quake 1-3 ?
18) What was first game of elder scrolls series?
19) From warhammer 40k dawn of war: the dark crusade, there were 7 races on Cronus, but only four came by ships. Eldar used their webgates, chaos- by portal, the rest-space marines,orks,impereal guard, tau- by ships. how did the 7th race, necrons, arrive?
20) What graphics engine was used for half-life 1?

Hehe, frag away :p
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« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2008, 10:52:37 PM »

21: What was the budget for Sins of a Solar Empire?
22: What color is Anderial in Diablo 2 LOD in nightmare diffculty?
23: In the end cutscenses of Command and Conquer Tiberium Sun FireStorm what interesting detail did we learn about Cain?
24: Why can there be no Homeworld 2 sequel?
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« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2008, 12:59:20 AM »

My own:
25) What was apple's (supposedly) revolutionary gaming system that was never released?
  Opps

Oh, and an answer for AFB:
18) Arena.

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« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2008, 02:42:37 AM »

3: Nox still have a copy of it
No, Nox came out in 2000. I'm talking about pre-C&C. Their first big game.

11: Final Fantasy I, II, III if I recall correctly not 100% sure about III though
Nope, at least one of those made it to America pre-rerelease.

Now, for a guess of mine.

17. John Romero?
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Oh, and an answer for AFB:
18) Arena.



Indeed 16


Now, for a guess of mine.

17. John Romero?


Close, You got the first name right 16 He still works in ID btw.
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« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2008, 07:28:30 PM »

3: Dune II?
11: Final Fantasy I, II, V?
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« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2008, 07:59:57 PM »

3: Dune II?
Nope, that was an RTS and came later.

11: Final Fantasy I, II, V?
Not quite.
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« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2008, 06:06:49 AM »

Chronos can u pm me the answer to number 2 it is bugging me so bad, i actually went to look it up and still cant find it. I HAVE TO KNOW
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« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2008, 02:20:24 PM »

Sure, but don't tell anyone.
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« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2008, 03:50:57 AM »

14)What was the first mmo?
Ultima Online, right?
15)Ultima series started in what year?
1980?
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