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by RonnieT
Tue Jan 17, 2006 1:50 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Video game deaths - What's your favourite?
Replies: 109
Views: 12974

Sir Clive, it was Nemesis The Warlock. Best game deaths - Dragon's Lair - Dirk's body turing to a skeleton. Saw it enough fecking times too;) Gorf saying "Bite Stardust, Space Cadet", obviously, with perhaps a laugh afterwards. Mortal Kombat (one) - I think it was Scoprion who actually removed his o...
by RonnieT
Fri Dec 23, 2005 3:45 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The Games of Christmas Past
Replies: 32
Views: 3147

The Games of Christmas Past

A little comment in another thread got me thinking of all the games I've received for Xmas over the years, and the memories of Xmas past! Highpoints included... Star Raiders on Atari VCS - ok, technically this wasn't an Xmas present, I got it for New Years from guilt-stricken parents who were going ...
by RonnieT
Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:30 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What Is Retro?
Replies: 62
Views: 9370

Seeking a definition of Retro Gaming, be it pre ’85, pre PS1 or pre 32 Bit is, to me, the sort of petty detailing that relates more to collectors than players. The magazine is Retro Gamer. Not Retro Collector. So the focus should be (and quite rightly is) on great games. Retro should be defined mo...
by RonnieT
Sun Dec 11, 2005 2:45 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Did you have to be there
Replies: 53
Views: 9389

Ok, my tuppenceworth... what this entire thread is about isn't quite nostalgia - it's about the moments when your love of gaming was born, and reaffirmed. I grew up with arcades, so I'll always have a soft spot for Gorf, Robotron, Tempest or Invaders (never really liked Pac Man, must admit). That's ...
by RonnieT
Sun Dec 11, 2005 2:14 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Official feedback thread for issue 19
Replies: 170
Views: 25572

Received the new mag last week as in the post, delighted when I saw the endvelope on the doormat - knew Retro Gamer was back. Excellent mag, and many posts previous to this have covered all the positives I have to say. Not that I'm adding a huge negative, but... Reading the profiles of all the write...