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28 Old-School Games That'll Make Desi Kids Scream "OMG, I Used To Play That"

It's gonna be a hard choice between going on a download spree or a day of productivity.

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1. Skyroads

The only driving test that mattered.
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The only driving test that mattered.

2. Minesweeper

What was this game even about? I was just focused on not getting "blasted". That's it.
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What was this game even about? I was just focused on not getting "blasted". That's it.

3. Dangerous Dave

The most dangerous mission on this planet was getting a trophy.
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The most dangerous mission on this planet was getting a trophy.

4. Aladdin

The fact that apples and agility go hand in hand, was taught by him.
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The fact that apples and agility go hand in hand, was taught by him.

5. Mortal Kombat

The sadistic pleasure that was pitting Scorpion and Sub-Zero against each other.
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The sadistic pleasure that was pitting Scorpion and Sub-Zero against each other.

6. Pinball

You spent hours addicted to getting the ball to not drop.
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You spent hours addicted to getting the ball to not drop.

7. Road Rash

Jussssttttt casual violence as a channel to your inner rage.
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Jussssttttt casual violence as a channel to your inner rage.

8. Tekken

The only black belt you'll have in any martial arts, you desktop potato.
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The only black belt you'll have in any martial arts, you desktop potato.

9. Mario & Luigi

The OG plumbers and most famous Italians that ever lived. Enough said.
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The OG plumbers and most famous Italians that ever lived. Enough said.

10. Duck Hunt

Do you really need an IRL dog, when you can make this dog happy by feeding it ducks?
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Do you really need an IRL dog, when you can make this dog happy by feeding it ducks?

11. Pac-Man

The only ghosts that will scare you.
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The only ghosts that will scare you.

12. Chip's Challenge

Imagine getting stuck on these zig-zag paths without sticky shoes.
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Imagine getting stuck on these zig-zag paths without sticky shoes.

13. DX Ball

Dreading a longer bat because that would mean playing a harder level.
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Dreading a longer bat because that would mean playing a harder level.

14. Contra

When you pulled an all-nighter trying to save Earth from Red Falcon.
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When you pulled an all-nighter trying to save Earth from Red Falcon.

15. Prince Of Persia

The hardest maneuver that you'll ever do is to drop from the edge of a floor or grab onto it.
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The hardest maneuver that you'll ever do is to drop from the edge of a floor or grab onto it.

16. Bomberman

Just try not to get killed by your own bombs, haan?
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Just try not to get killed by your own bombs, haan?

17. Mega Man X

Yes, because the most intimidating form that you could give to a mechanical boss was a BEE.
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Yes, because the most intimidating form that you could give to a mechanical boss was a BEE.

18. Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

That sinkhole, right there, was the biggest disappointment of your life. And you know it.
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That sinkhole, right there, was the biggest disappointment of your life. And you know it.

19. Pang

The anxiety of having to run from one end to another to get the bubbles in time, was real.
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The anxiety of having to run from one end to another to get the bubbles in time, was real.

20. Disney's The Jungle Book

The biggest frustration in life was not being able to grab onto a vine.
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The biggest frustration in life was not being able to grab onto a vine.

21. Stress Reducer/ Desktop Destroyer

GOING HAM ON YOUR PC SCREEN JUST BECAUSE.
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GOING HAM ON YOUR PC SCREEN JUST BECAUSE.

22. Kaun Banega Crorepati

The original one. Not the new versions with difficult questions.
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The original one. Not the new versions with difficult questions.

23. Jezzball

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When you didn't think that the ball would hit the bar when you were clearing out area. But it did. And you wanted to kill yourself.

24. Mahjong

Admit it, you felt slightly smarter while playing this game as it required quite a lot of concentration.
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Admit it, you felt slightly smarter while playing this game as it required quite a lot of concentration.

25. Street Fighter II

You didn't know which button meant which move, so you'd just randomly hit "Ctrl" and "End".
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You didn't know which button meant which move, so you'd just randomly hit "Ctrl" and "End".

26. Donkey Kong Country

Oh, when you could just ram your obstacles with a Rhino.
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Oh, when you could just ram your obstacles with a Rhino.

27. Need For Speed II

The best car was a Class A Ford GT90. The best location was The Last Resort ('cause lava, duh). And the best opponent was a driver named Jammin.
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The best car was a Class A Ford GT90. The best location was The Last Resort ('cause lava, duh). And the best opponent was a driver named Jammin.

28. Solitaire

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Watching it end was the most satisfying feeling in the world.