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by roberthazelby
Tue Nov 29, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: South West Amiga Group (SWAG) – Meeting #2 – Sat 17th Sept
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: South West Amiga Group (SWAG) – Meeting #2 – Sat 17th Se

Apologies for the delay in posting an update detailing how the session went... SWAG Meet No. 2 Saturday 17th September 2016 Venue: The Makerspace, Swindon Attendance: 11 Kit: Amiga 1200 with Gotek drive / Network card Windows PC running MAME Amiga 500 with Gotek drive and 1942 monitor Amiga 4000 030...
by roberthazelby
Sat Sep 10, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: South West Amiga Group (SWAG) – Meeting #2 – Sat 17th Sept
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: South West Amiga Group (SWAG) – Meeting #2 – Sat 17th Se

SWAG Meeting Number 2 - Update Line-up of Kit So far we are expecting… - An Amiga 500 with a Gotek drive. - An Amiga 1200, with ACA 1221, 4GB CF, network access and Gotek drive - Raspberry Pi running the latest version of Amibian - A600 with Vampire – watch this thing run like a rocket! - An Amiga ...
by roberthazelby
Sat Aug 27, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: South West Amiga Group (SWAG) – Meeting #2 – Sat 17th Sept
Replies: 2
Views: 129

South West Amiga Group (SWAG) – Meeting #2 – Sat 17th Sept

About The South West Amiga Group (SWAG) originally formed in December 1997. They met once a month in Bristol to discuss their favourite computer. The group continued in various forms until 2005 when the group disbanded. In 2016, riding the wave of renewed interest in the platform, the group has bee...
by roberthazelby
Tue May 10, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!

SWAG Meeting #1 – Saturday 7th May 2016 Venue: The Makerspace, Swindon Attendees: Approx. 12 The seeds of the first SWAG meeting were sewn back in January of this year when Amiga user Brian Hedley created a thread over on the English Amiga Board, asking if there was a group of Amiga users in the So...
by roberthazelby
Mon May 02, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!

Final Call for First South West Amiga Group Meeting With the date of the first South West Amiga Group (SWAG) meeting fast approaching we thought we’d send out one final reminder before this Saturday’s event takes place. Brief details are: Date: Saturday 7th May Time: 12 noon – 4:00pm Venue: Swindon...
by roberthazelby
Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:24 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!

SWAG Meeting Update. As April marches ever onwards, we're getting closer to our first meeting, which takes place on Saturday 7th May. We've added two further 4-player simultaneous games to our roster. The first addition is the legendary Super Skidmarks. See if you've got what it takes to beat your ...
by roberthazelby
Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!

SWAG Meeting Update! I’d like to begin by thanking those who have already put their name down to attend the first of hopefully many SWAG meetings. At present we have 7 people confirmed as coming – a number which means that it’s more than worth us going ahead with the session. Naturally, it’s a case...
by roberthazelby
Thu Mar 17, 2016 7:39 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!
Replies: 4
Views: 245

South West Amiga Group Meeting No.1!

http://www.track3.org.uk/~steve/SWAG/event.png Below is something I've been involved in helping to get off the ground. If you fancy an afternoon of Amiga gaming, demos, tinkering and general chit-chat then read on... About The South West Amiga Group (SWAG) originally formed in December 1997. They m...
by roberthazelby
Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 'Revival Mini' event - 7th and 8th December 2013
Replies: 70
Views: 4398

Re: 'Revival Mini' event - 7th and 8th December 2013

Bought my ticket. Would be good to see fellow RG forumites in attendance.
by roberthazelby
Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:03 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Arcade Machines by Skip - Wine Street, Bath
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Arcade Machines by Skip - Wine Street, Bath

Morning all, I've got very little info to go on, but someone I work with (who's on holiday at the moment) sent me a quick email in the early hours of this morning telling me that there's "loads" of arcade machines being discarded, and they're currently sat next to a skip on Wine Stree, Bath. I don't...
by roberthazelby
Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Visit to Funspot last Nov + some other game related photo's
Replies: 27
Views: 2789

Re: Visit to Funspot last Nov + some other game related phot

The photos in this thread are fantastic.

Don't stop posting now. Keep 'em coming!
by roberthazelby
Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:49 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: How common is it for games to have secret updated versions?
Replies: 13
Views: 569

Re: How common is it for games to have secret updated versio

There are a couple of versions of Jet Set Willy kicking around. I've seen and played two versions: - The standard one which plays "If I was a Rich Man", and - A rarer version which plays "In The Hall of The Mountain King", as per Manic Miner. World of Spectrum says this is a pre production version. ...
by roberthazelby
Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Arcade Game worth playing
Replies: 14
Views: 471

Re: Arcade Game worth playing

Two off the top of my head...

Pooyan by Konami
The updated versions of Pacman, DigDug and Rally-X on Namco Classic Collection 2 PCB
by roberthazelby
Tue May 31, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Upcoming Retro Gaming/Classic Computing events
Replies: 401
Views: 47003

Re: Upcoming Retro Gaming/Classic Computing events

Just a few suggestions for the "Long-Term Events, Exhibitions & Displays:" section currently displayed in the first post... The National Museum of Computing Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes http://www.tnmoc.org/ The Museum of Computing Swindon http://www.museum-of-computing.org.uk/ Both would make exce...
by roberthazelby
Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Arcade Barn Meet - Sat 16th April 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 906

Re: Arcade Barn Meet - Sat 16th April 2011

I've just been informed that legendary Amiga musician Allister Brimble 'may' be joining us on Saturday.

Also, we're now up to 22 attendees.