History VideoGame / Sinistar

19th Feb '16 10:54:51 AM themisterfree
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** It was a MomentOfAwesome when one episode of ''Series/{{Starcade}}'' showed host Geoff Edwards managing to beat the game after a taping.
6th Dec '15 8:20:15 PM RAMChYLD
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* SyntheticVoiceActor: Actually averted. It was one of the first games to have speech, but it was also one of the first few games to use digital recordings instead of a synthesizer chip.
29th Nov '15 3:57:23 AM RAMChYLD
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* AttractMode: It was one of the first games in the market to sport a voice synthesizer chip (a HC-55516 according to MAME), and uses it to full effect by ''taunting'' any passer by!

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* AttractMode: It was one of the first games in the market to sport a voice synthesizer chip (a (actually, CVSD-based sample playback chip, a HC-55516 according to MAME), MAME. As noted above, the samples were recordings of John Doremus), and uses it to full effect by ''taunting'' any passer by!
14th Nov '15 7:58:06 PM FordPrefect
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* BossBattle: Sooner or later, those workers are going to build Sinistar, who will make a B-line for your vessel

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* BossBattle: Sooner or later, those workers are going to build Sinistar, who will make a B-line bee line for your vesselvessel.
14th Nov '15 7:50:45 PM FordPrefect
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In 1999, a PC remake would be released called ''Sinistar Unleashed'', which retained the difficulty of the original game, but since it was in full 3D, the player's range of vision was limited, making the game [[SNKBoss even harder]].

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In 1999, a PC remake would be was released called ''Sinistar Unleashed'', which retained the difficulty of the original game, but since it was in full 3D, the player's range of vision was limited, making the game [[SNKBoss even harder]].
31st Jul '15 11:23:11 PM boxorak
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* JumpScare: If the player goes into this game having no idea that Sinistar talks, the sudden shouting of his voice has the potential to be this.

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* JumpScare: If the player goes into this game having no idea that Sinistar talks, the sudden shouting of his voice has the potential to be this. To say nothing of that [[HellIsThatNoise roar...]]
* LightningBruiser: Sinistar. Holy shit, Sinistar.
26th Mar '15 5:00:35 PM JudasZala
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* AntagonistTitle
24th Dec '14 6:54:05 PM WillKeaton
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''Sinistar'' is an arcade game released by Creator/WilliamsElectronics in 1982, belonging to a genre of the day known as "twitch games" (along with ''VideoGame/{{Tempest}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Defender}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Robotron2084}}''). The game was developed by RJ Mical, Sam Dicker, Jack Haeger and Noah Falstein, with sound direction by Creator/PythonAnghelo, and the title character's voice was supplied by radio personality [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doremus John Doremus]].

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''Sinistar'' is an arcade game released by Creator/WilliamsElectronics in 1982, belonging to a genre of the day known as "twitch games" (along with ''VideoGame/{{Tempest}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Defender}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Robotron2084}}''). The game was developed by RJ Mical, Sam Dicker, Jack Haeger and Noah Falstein, with sound direction by Creator/PythonAnghelo, and the title character's voice was supplied by radio personality [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doremus John Doremus]].
Doremus.]]
30th Nov '14 9:48:05 AM allium
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''Sinistar'' is an arcade game released by Creator/WilliamsElectronics in 1982, belonging to a genre of the day known as "twitch games" (along with ''VideoGame/{{Tempest}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Defender}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Robotron2084}}''). The game was developed by RJ Mical, Sam Dicker, Jack Haeger and Noah Falstein, with sound direction by Creator/PythonAnghelo, and the title character's voice was supplied by John Doremus.

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''Sinistar'' is an arcade game released by Creator/WilliamsElectronics in 1982, belonging to a genre of the day known as "twitch games" (along with ''VideoGame/{{Tempest}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Defender}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Robotron2084}}''). The game was developed by RJ Mical, Sam Dicker, Jack Haeger and Noah Falstein, with sound direction by Creator/PythonAnghelo, and the title character's voice was supplied by radio personality [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doremus John Doremus.
Doremus]].
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