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by parappa
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: games where the original was best
Replies: 77
Views: 2670

Re: games where the original was best

Bluce_Ree wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:38 pm


Tenchu. The first game was perfect. Great story, felt totally original and it had levels that were just about right in terms of complexity and size. Everything afterwards was disappointing.
I never played the earlier games, but I love Tenchu Z.
by parappa
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24025
Views: 468273

Re: What are you currently playing?

donkey kong country on Wii
by parappa
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Franchises and games you are surprised haven't returned
Replies: 32
Views: 1218

Re: Franchises and games you are surprised haven't returned

I always thought Earthworm Jim would get a longer reign as a big character than what he got. It amazes me that Spyro and Crash are still in the charts but not ol Jimmy
by parappa
Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Car salesmen
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Car salesmen

I had a really creepy experience five years ago with a salesman who wanted me to buy perfume from his stand which I worked near. He kept following me round repeating "for your mum or sister" and "£100 down to £15" in a droning, slow voice. He had obviously learned some kind of hypnotic technique he ...
by parappa
Sat Aug 16, 2014 6:35 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Chimera (TV Series)
Replies: 10
Views: 737

Re: Chimera (TV Series)

I remember that, it really scared me when they found the victims bodies.
by parappa
Sat Aug 16, 2014 6:28 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Do you talk to people in real life like that?
Replies: 30
Views: 752

Re: Do you talk to people in real life like that?

I remember before the net was widespread knowing "fanboy" people in real life who were just as bad as the most zealous forum chatters. I had a friend at college who was a nintendo fan who went nuts at me because I told him I was planning to buy X Box instead of Gamecube, nagged me daily about it, an...
by parappa
Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Today
Replies: 9084
Views: 193235

Re: Today

I found in a charity shop a copy of the 1998 video game and pinball world records book by Twin Galaxies Arcade score-keeper Walter Day. The best part of the book was the second half which was actually made up of his memoirs, giving hilarious stories about all the people who he has known on the high ...
by parappa
Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Scary washing machine advert?
Replies: 27
Views: 2889

Re: Scary washing machine advert?

When I was a 5 yr old kid in France, the big Supermarket Cora had a Xmas advert where 2 kids would be stuck in Cora at night, and Santa would come down the pipe and play with them all night in the store...it made me censored myself and refuse to go in Cora ever, thinking I would be locked in there a...
by parappa
Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:56 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: My Day At The Arcades.
Replies: 143
Views: 4689

Re: My Day At The Arcardes.

My best arcade memory is playing the Simpsons scrolling beat em up in 1990 or so on holiday. We all got into it, even my mum and dad.
by parappa
Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:52 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Generic Retro Gamer thread
Replies: 192
Views: 5013

Re: Generic Retro Gamer thread

Necro bump of old mildy amusing thread.
by parappa
Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Awful 16-bit Platformers
Replies: 93
Views: 1994

Re: Awful 16-bit Platformers

Does anyone remember the Frosties Tiger 2D platformer that came free with Frosties (on cd rom) sometime around 15 years ago? I was so bored I completed it! It like the worst generic Mega Drive style platformer.
by parappa
Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:13 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Characters who died in Cartoons
Replies: 37
Views: 4409

Re: Characters who died in Cartoons

In the 90s X Men one of the X Men died in the first episode. It wasn't a comic character, some no name character they made up just for the episode to shock you and show how dark the show was. I'm sure they must have killed some people in Batman TAS.
by parappa
Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:08 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Oh how times have changed...
Replies: 80
Views: 5420

Re: Oh how times have changed...

I miss having a good kid-friendly game arcade and the thrill of seeing the new games come in, like the new mortal kombat etc. I guess today's kids don't even know that they're missing that. I'm not sure about the facts of why there are still some milk rounds but I have seen some early morning floats...
by parappa
Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Retro Boardgames
Replies: 36
Views: 3950

Re: Retro Boardgames

I had ghost castle. My friend had a cool Toxic Avenger board game I always wanted. There was a another Ghost Castle ish one I saw once, a kind of Indiana Jones lava island type thing.
by parappa
Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: wrestling
Replies: 2798
Views: 61864

Re: wrestling

A friend of mine rung last night to see if I wanted to go and see Mick Foley on his speaking tour. I thought I'd fancy it, but I just don't. Don't know why because he's probably got some decent tales to tell. His books are brilliant, I'd love to hear him talk and get a chat with him afterward. He s...