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CRDNLSCHMCPSN11
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Happy 25th Anniversary NBA Jam
I loved this game (Tournament Edition)as a kid. Mom used to reward me for making good grades, so this is what I got in spring 1995. Realistic players. Every team. Almost every star player. High flying dunks and plenty of special effects for it’s time. Tons of secret players if you knew the codes. The only thing I didn’t like was that Jordan wasn’t in the game. And you could only play O’neal if you had the code. Great narrator voice and menu music. You could injure your opponents to get the ball back. Players were on fire after 3 consecutive baskets. Good stuff.

Creator of game says he is working to get another edition of the game to be released possibly this year. Good stuff.

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re: Happy 25th Anniversary NBA Jam
BOOM SHAKALAKA


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The secret characters were awesome.


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re: Happy 25th Anniversary NBA Jam
EA did a couple recent versions a few years ago. Heard they were pretty good too.


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re: Happy 25th Anniversary NBA Jam
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BOOM SHAKALAKA
HE'S ON FIRE


CRDNLSCHMCPSN11
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re: Happy 25th Anniversary NBA Jam
Yeah, I loved reading the video game magazines to find the codes. Now you don’t even need to go to the bookstore anymore. The awesome collection of special characters was remarkable. I remember maxing out the injury rating every game playing CPU and winning every game by 40 points.
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CRDNLSCHMCPSN11
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re: Happy 25th Anniversary NBA Jam
I used to have the lite version on my mobile. But not as easy to play as on console.

There were later found out to be a select few arcade games with Jordan, but those were only given to Jordan himself and select others.
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UGLY SHOT


CRDNLSCHMCPSN11
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re: Happy 25th Anniversary NBA Jam
Here’s a nice backstory of the game. How fun would it have been to play on a Mortal Kombat court?

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NBA Jam taught me how to throw bows the right way.


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Loved this game, and College Jam on Saturn.


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The secret characters were awesome


We broke it out on the Genesis during the election last year to prove to my kid that Hillary was on the game.


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I whipped a lot of asses back in the day with Stockton and Malone. Top 5 sports game of all time imo.


CRDNLSCHMCPSN11
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re: Happy 25th Anniversary NBA Jam
No dispute from me. I stayed up many a late night playing this game. Did all the secret players have ????? ratings?


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