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Title: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: Zeusdaz on April 16, 2017, 14:03:40 PM
Hi everyone and welcome to the April 2017 edition of the Which Is Best?
Last month I placed two Amiga shooters against each other,...X-Out & Z-Out, I can announce X-Out gained the victory with 20 votes with Z-Out claiming 15, Z-Out was storming ahead at the beginning by 12 votes to 5 but then X-Out started to crawl back to the point it was 14 all but in the end it overtokk Z-Out and claimed the victory,...nowhere near as many votes this time as the previous comparrison (Turrican vs Turrican II) but maybe it was all down to not many liking those games.

This month I'm going to test your loyalties and place two classic original ZX Spectrum platforms games against each other, one slow methodical and challenging, the other fast and furious, they are Manic Miner and Chuckie Egg, which do you think is the better game?!, only your votes will determine that,...happy voting! :-D
P.s, I will only count the votes stated in the comments below and on the Youtube video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4mmpOSd0rY

All the best, Zeus.
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: TrekMD on April 16, 2017, 18:25:42 PM
Both fun games!
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: JoeMusashi on April 16, 2017, 23:46:25 PM
Haven't watched the video but nothing would persuade me to vote other than Manic Miner. Gaming perfection!


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Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: tom_j_finley on April 18, 2017, 08:40:06 AM
Manic miner was too hard!!


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Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: Zeusdaz on April 18, 2017, 13:04:36 PM
Manic miner was too hard!!

So is that a Chuckie vote?!
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: tom_j_finley on April 29, 2017, 09:12:56 AM
Manic miner was too hard!!

So is that a Chuckie vote?!

Ha! I had a BBC micro not a spectrum, but chuckle egg was much closer better. Manic Miner had a cool loading screen from cassette though I seem to remember.


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Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: Vadergb on April 30, 2017, 11:17:30 AM
Chuckie Egg was platforming perfection on 8 Bits computers, Its definitely a game I come back to regularly. Those ladders were amazing.

Chuckie Egg for me.

BBC Micro is my favourite version.
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: zapiy on May 02, 2017, 22:16:49 PM
Chuckie Egg for me too, great video again fella..
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: JoeMusashi on May 05, 2017, 20:35:44 PM
I've just had a quick look through the video. Is it just two back to back play throughs? Is it you playing them I guess?

Not much variation in the Chuckie Egg levels.


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Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: Zeusdaz on May 06, 2017, 15:01:02 PM
I've just had a quick look through the video. Is it just two back to back play throughs? Is it you playing them I guess?

Not much variation in the Chuckie Egg levels.


Yep It's me showing not only my top skills in them both ;-) ,...but also to remind gamers of the difference between the two games, they are not playthroughs.
What game you feel is a game you'd like to play more???,...hence which is the better game.
10 days left to vote everyone!
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: JoeMusashi on May 06, 2017, 17:58:45 PM
Who's leading so far? Theres lots of Chuckie Egg love on this page. I think the cool kids are too busy playing Manic Miner....
By the way, my earlier post comes across a bit arsey after a re-read. Was not intentional dude.
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: Zeusdaz on May 06, 2017, 23:24:50 PM
Who's leading so far? Theres lots of Chuckie Egg love on this page. I think the cool kids are too busy playing Manic Miner....
By the way, my earlier post comes across a bit arsey after a re-read. Was not intentional dude.

Well Chuckie Egg seems to be more popular on my youtube channel where this video is based but on WOS for instance the guys on the forums there seem to much favour Manic Miner so It's too close to call yet, I have a feeling by 15th May it will be Manic Miner the winner,...personally I'd prefer Chuckie Egg  ;)

P.s, no offence taken.
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: onthinice on May 15, 2017, 20:22:31 PM
Never played either. Both look good but given a chance I would play Chuckie Egg first.
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: JoeMusashi on May 16, 2017, 23:52:14 PM
Do we have a winner?


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Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: Zeusdaz on May 17, 2017, 20:45:34 PM
Manic Miner is the winner gaining 51 votes to Chuckie Egg's 37.
Chuckie Egg was actually racing ahead in the early stages and was leading up to the mid 20's in votes but it was all down to the votes on the WOS forum site where they were clear Manic Miner fans by voting for that game in droves BUT everyone still had high respect for Chuckie Egg as no'one can deny it really is a great game and I myself prefer it over Manic Miner for It's sheer playability,...so bit sad it lost here.

Thanks for all who took part, the May 2017 edition will be up in a day or so.

Zeus.
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: JoeMusashi on May 17, 2017, 22:07:46 PM
At least some common sense has triumphed in these craziest of ages.

Joking aside it was a good choice of games to compare so well done man, I fondly remember both. It encouraged me to have a few good stabs at Manic Miner anyway.
To be fair I would vote for Manic Miner against 99.9% of all games. Its an absolute favourite of mine.

Looking forward to the next one.
Title: Re: MANIC MINER vs CHUCKIE EGG - WHICH IS BEST?
Post by: Zeusdaz on May 18, 2017, 22:13:38 PM
Looking forward to the next one.

New edition up now  ;)