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Subject: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: MonkeyTaco on 12/24/04 at 9:38 pm

http://www.tripletsandus.com/80s/images/pac_anim.gif

In the early 80s my best friends parents owend a bar & his weekend morning chore was to clean
the bar... and ofcorse I was more then eager to help.  He had a way of tweeking the machine &
getting it to spit out free games... but that wasn't the best part of this deal, it was our
sneaking out a bottle of vodka when we were finished cleaning!

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: RojoP on 12/24/04 at 10:47 pm

Funny...
My wife and I were talking about Pac Mac a while ago.  I used to love that game when I was younger.  I remember going out and buying the cheaters hand book that had all the maps for each level.  A couple of bucks would last the entire night. 
Ah memories.

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: sputnikcorp on 12/25/04 at 9:24 am

i hated that game, i still do. i would spend hours in the local arcades playing galaxian and battlezone. i would play every game except pac man.

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/25/04 at 11:48 am

Me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  ;D

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Howard on 12/25/04 at 3:13 pm

I used to get up to Level 3 The Chase.As you went on,it got a bit harder and Pac Man went faster.
I never quite finished it. ;D


Howard

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Atari on 12/26/04 at 11:38 am

I still do :)

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Howard on 12/26/04 at 12:33 pm

http://www.classicgaming.com/pac-man/Clones/grandpa.gif

Ok,who's ready to play Grandpa PacMan? ;D^

Howard

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Howard on 12/26/04 at 12:35 pm


Funny...
My wife and I were talking about Pac Mac a while ago.  I used to love that game when I was younger.  I remember going out and buying the cheaters hand book that had all the maps for each level.  A couple of bucks would last the entire night. 
Ah memories.



How many levels of PacMan were there? ???


Howard

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Atari on 12/26/04 at 8:31 pm


http://www.classicgaming.com/pac-man/Clones/grandpa.gif

Ok,who's ready to play Grandpa PacMan? ;D^

Howard


Wow. Where did you get that? I thought that game disappeared into the annals of internet history. The guy who wrote it was one of many in the old K&P (Klik N Play, which is now known as Multimedia Fusion. Both are game creation packages) scene.

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Howard on 12/27/04 at 4:12 pm


Wow. Where did you get that? I thought that game disappeared into the annals of internet history. The guy who wrote it was one of many in the old K&P (Klik N Play, which is now known as Multimedia Fusion. Both are game creation packages) scene.


Atari,I got it off of classicgaming. ;D


Howard

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Howard on 12/27/04 at 4:13 pm

How many versions of PacMan were there?

PacMan
Ms.PacMan
Baby PacMan
Super PacMan

Howard

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Rio_Rhodes on 12/29/04 at 4:50 am

I still have the fever!

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: kairi747 on 12/29/04 at 10:31 am

now you can buy the atari plug-in games that go right into your tv.  we have both pac man and ms pac man.  the kids love these "retro" games!!

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Howard on 12/29/04 at 4:03 pm

also online websites also have PacMan games you can play as well.all you have to do is to set up Java and you're good to go. :)


Howard

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/29/04 at 5:08 pm

My son did, more than me!

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Tanya1976 on 12/29/04 at 7:35 pm

I did! So much so, I liked the cartoon and the cereal! That's the only game (besides Super Mario Bros)  I can truly get butt in!

Tanya

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: MonkeyTaco on 12/29/04 at 11:53 pm

I can truly get butt in!

get butt in?  I'ld like to know what that means!

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: NbC on 12/30/04 at 1:43 am

I loved Pac Man in the 80's.  I have Pac Man adventure which I bought because it plays the original version of Pac Man.  It isn't the same without the joystick though.  I really suck at the game, back then and currently.  Also loved Galaga and centipede. 

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: bj26 on 12/30/04 at 7:41 am

I've seen some pretty good Pac Man players in my time, but I was more of a Missle Command buff. First time I saw Pac Man in about 19 & 82, the guy playing it called the game "Eat a monster!"

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: krakboi on 01/01/05 at 11:53 pm

Me me me!

I have a phone, rug, mugs, handhelds, etc.  I currently have a Pac Man arcade machine and used to own Ms Pac as well.

I have a picture of my arcade Pac on my site here http://www.krakboi.com/arcades/pacman.htm

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Howard on 01/02/05 at 6:39 pm

Who remembers the PacMan stickers in 1982?




Howard

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: trance on 01/04/05 at 2:52 am


Who remembers the PacMan stickers in 1982?




Howard


I had a few scratch n' sniff pac-man stickers that smelled like cherry.

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Howard on 01/04/05 at 3:50 pm

I also used to watch The Pacman cartoon in the 80's. ;D






Howard

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: darktower on 04/12/05 at 2:50 pm

Guilty as charged. Ms. Pac-man was better that Pac-man (but ah'm so durn old ah caint remember why...)

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: ADH13 on 04/12/05 at 3:22 pm



I had the 8-Track Tape of Pac-Man Fever..  I can only remember one song besides Pac-Man Fever.. it was "Goin' Berzerk"

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Bury_Manilow on 04/17/05 at 12:53 am

The title of this thread caught my eye because I used to use it as an illness when I would call in sick to work.  One time, the receptionist had never heard of the game/song so she thought that it was real!  I have worked at the place for over 9 years with great attendance, so when I call in sick they know that I am REALLY sick.  I still manage to come up with some creative musical illnesses on those rare occasions; they have learned to accept it, and actually look forward to it; others include:

Cat Scratch Fever - Ted Nugent
Rockin' Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu - Ray Orbison
Bad Case of Lovin' You - Robert Palmer (depends on who answers the phone)

There are 1 or 2 more songs/illnesses that I have used in the past, but can't remember them at this time.

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: Climber on 04/17/05 at 1:04 am


Guilty as charged. Ms. Pac-man was better that Pac-man (but ah'm so durn old ah caint remember why...)


I did play a lot of PM on Atari, but I agree about Ms. Pac Man.  Every time I see arcade games, I have to see if it's there.  I even have my kids trained to look for it!

Subject: Re: Who had the "Pac Man Fever?"

Written By: AnnieBanannie on 04/30/05 at 11:11 am

Ms. was easier and more fun.  What 80's kid wasn't ecstatic the first time he/she got to "The Chase?"

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