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by flatapex
Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Master System must haves?
Replies: 100
Views: 7387

Re: Master System must haves?

Antiriad2097 wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:35 pm
Bank Panic. I have this on cart (and the arcade board), but I'd still quite like the card version, there's something very appealing about that format.
ms cards are great, I have the full set
by flatapex
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Where did you get yours?
Replies: 22
Views: 897

Re: Where did you get yours?

original relates to things i owned at the time, 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc is post 2013 when I rebought stuff master system: 1st: cash generator* 2nd: buy and sell group on fb* 3rd: car boot sale* 4th:ebay* md: original- parents bought from Dixons 1992, kept until about 98 1st: prinny* 2ns: car show* gg: ori...
by flatapex
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum: 188
Replies: 16
Views: 724

Re: From the forum: 188

toca 2.

as a btcc fan I am used to my favourite sport getting overshadowed by f1, being able to race real btcc cars, real support race cars, at real circuits was a big deal to me
by flatapex
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Which book(s) are you currently reading?
Replies: 1130
Views: 35090

Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

the wave at hanging rock. a woman believes her husband was lost at sea until a phonecall puts her in doubt, so she tries to find out what happened. the first half is about his life growing up, surfing, friendship etc and the time leading up to his disappearance. the second half the whole book shifts...
by flatapex
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31695
Views: 738078

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

https://www.mytotaku.com/en/Figure They have a few, the Lemmings one seems good They are a bit like Amibos, without the DLC crap and without the people scalping them I bought the lemmings one and crash bandicoot. they seem a bit unusual and cool. goes well with our half dozen or so pop vinyls, hopi...
by flatapex
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Play Expo goes back to Black(pool), skips Manchester this year
Replies: 55
Views: 1409

Re: Play Expo goes back to Black(pool), skips Manchester this year

I keep debating going to this one. pro's: its a good event once you are in the event hall itself get to see loads of friends i have met loads and also meet loads of people I have spoken to on here loads but never met con's: its very expensive to go at this time of year due to illuminations (everywhe...
by flatapex
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31695
Views: 738078

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

DPrinny wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 11:42 am
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Was a tenner from that bloody expensive Entertainment exchange
Nice to see a well priced item come from there. I refuse to go in
by flatapex
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retailers in trouble
Replies: 26
Views: 961

Re: Retailers in trouble

agreed about the trafford centre- one word- urgh. i think part of the problem is that people don't really like "modern" shopping centres. The one near work is gradually replacing all stairs with escalators (making it less accessable for people with certain disabilities, mine included), plus the larg...
by flatapex
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retailers in trouble
Replies: 26
Views: 961

Re: Toys R Us

Bit of a weird one for me, not a store I have any nostalgia for as we never had one in our town growing up. Went to the local-ish one a couple of times about half a dozen years back when the nephew was younger and it was expensive and loud. i can see why parents would click and collect or buy online
by flatapex
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Play Expo goes back to Black(pool), skips Manchester this year
Replies: 55
Views: 1409

Re: Play Expo goes back to Black(pool), skips Manchester this year

whaaaaaaat?

wonder what has happened to stop them using event city? any subsequent events wont be anywhere near as big
by flatapex
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From The Forum issue 180 - Favourite Bitmap Brothers Game
Replies: 22
Views: 651

Re: From The Forum issue 180 - Favourite Bitmap Brothers Game

speedball 2, because put simply its an absolute scream to play
by flatapex
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Which book(s) are you currently reading?
Replies: 1130
Views: 35090

Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Chasing the dead by Tim weaver

Apparently the weakest in the David raker series but if this is the weakest then the rest will be awesome
by flatapex
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: the Hi-Fi thread
Replies: 32
Views: 1077

Re: the Hi-Fi thread

up until the early 2000s i had a jvc dr-e500l which was a really cool system, had a seperate cd player etc, should have kept it as a base to do build up to some upgrades. got a panasonic sc-ak 18 which despite the cd player being knackered I still have buried away, must be nearly 20 years old. Last ...
by flatapex
Mon Dec 25, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Secret Santa 2017 - Hints and tips
Replies: 30
Views: 919

Re: Secret Santa 2017 - Hints and tips

well I did VERY well this year. I got some awesome retro sweets, star wars keyrings and a mega drive japan jacket 8)

massive thanks to my secret santa, whoever you are. I am hugely grateful
by flatapex
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Secret Santa 2017 - Hints and tips
Replies: 30
Views: 919

Re: Secret Santa 2017 - Hints and tips

Mine arrived today, had to retrieve it from the recycling bin (thanks mr postie).

luckily it was wrapped inside 8)