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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.

    1. Skyroads

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    The only driving test that mattered.

    2. Minesweeper

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

    3. Dangerous Dave

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

    4. Aladdin

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

    5. Mortal Kombat

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

    6. Pinball

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

    7. Road Rash

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    Jussssttttt casual violence as a channel to your inner rage.

    8. Tekken

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

    9. Mario & Luigi

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

    10. Duck Hunt

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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

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    The only ghosts that will scare you.

    12. Chip's Challenge

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

    13. DX Ball

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

    14. Contra

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

    15. Prince Of Persia

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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

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

    17. Mega Man X

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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

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

    19. Pang

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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

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

    21. Stress Reducer/ Desktop Destroyer

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    GOING HAM ON YOUR PC SCREEN JUST BECAUSE.

    22. Kaun Banega Crorepati

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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

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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

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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

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

    27. Need For Speed II

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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.

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