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Offline homerwannabee

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My 2021 Classic Video Game Hall of Fame
« on: January 12, 2021, 01:28:55 pm »
Ok, for 2021 I decided to go a different direction this year.  I decided to focus on the legendary programmers/designers of these great arcade games.  Warning, my knowledge of programmers isn't that great.

Shigeru Myamoto:  He created the Nintendo Arcade universe in the Golden Age of Arcade games.  His work spans four decades.   Such a legend.  He designed Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Junior, Donkey Kong 3, Popeye, Mario Bros.  He even helped create Pac-man.

Eugene Jarvis:  Williams wouldn't be Williams without this genius programmer.  He created these amazing Arcade games,  Robotron 2084, Defender, Smash TV, Stargate, Cruis'n USA, Cruis'n World

Takshi Nishiyama:  Created Moon Patrol, and Kung Fu Master.  Totally love these games

Toru Iwatani: Designer for two epic Arcade games Pac-man, and Pole Position.  That's good enough for me.

Tomohiro Nishikado:  Designed Space Invaders.  Although only known for one really popular game, this game started off the Golden age of arcade gaming.  So I had to include him.

Ed Logg: He created Gauntlet, Gauntlet II, codesigned Centipede, codesigned Asteroids, and designed Millipede, and designed Super Breakout

Players from the past that were elected,


2017
Donald Hayes
Billy Mitchell*
Matt Hall
Dwayne Richard
Todd Rogers*

*Both Todd Rogers, and Billy Mitchell were kicked out of Twin Galaxies after they were put in my personal Hall of Fame.

2018
Martin Bedard
Tom Votava
John McCallister



2019
Dean Saglio

2020
Mark Kheil
Tim Sczerby
Robbie Lakeman
Wes Copeland
Phil Tudose
Andrew Barrow
Steve Wiebe

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Re: My 2021 Classic Video Game Hall of Fame
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2021, 10:18:32 pm »
At some point I reckon you should include that George fella who has been the DK3 king for as long as I can remember
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Re: My 2021 Classic Video Game Hall of Fame
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2021, 06:07:11 am »
I was really hoping Ed Logg was the guy who developed Logger
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