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by MMohammed
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Starcade
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Retro Gaming Spotlight: Starcade

http://www.retrogamenetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/sc7.png For this week’s spotlight, we’re doing something a bit different. We want to talk about a show that brought competitive gaming to a television audience for the first time. Starcade was a game show that pitted contestants against eac...
by MMohammed
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Space Harrier
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Retro Gaming Spotlight: Space Harrier

https://www.retrogamer.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/spaceharrier.jpg Released originally back in late 1985, Space Harrier is a third-person shooter set in a colorful fantasy world. The main character, known only as the Harrier, moves around via jetpack while confronting a host of enemies - ‘enemi...
by MMohammed
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Battlezone
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Retro Gaming Spotlight: Battlezone

https://www.retrogamer.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/battlezone.gif Originally released back in 1980, Battlezone is a tank combat game played in the style of a first-person shooter. Players ride around in a tank on a flat plane that featured a horizon lined with mountains, a crescent moon, indestr...
by MMohammed
Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Re: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids

The directional mechanics always got the best of me in Asteroids. For someone of middling reflexes at 10 (reflexes that seemed, somehow, to regress with age. Go figure), it was...challenging. That's it! Once I'd left the middle of the screen I ended up thrusting every 2 seconds causing me to go 5 m...
by MMohammed
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Re: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids

The directional mechanics always got the best of me in Asteroids. For someone of middling reflexes at 10 (reflexes that seemed, somehow, to regress with age. Go figure), it was...challenging.
by MMohammed
Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Gauntlet
Replies: 7
Views: 197

Retro Gaming Spotlight: Gauntlet

https://www.retrogamer.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/gauntletlow.png Gauntlet is a hack-and-slash classic that turned the concept of a dungeon into a chance for multiplayer mayhem. In fact, it was originally called Dungeons, debuting back in 1985 as an arcade game from Atari. Gauntlet was designed...
by MMohammed
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Re: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids

Aren't you going to say hi to everyone MMohammed? I noticed you pop up as a moderator and thought it was just another silent name at the top of each section as usual! But you are here, posting. So, who are you. Are you actually in the UK or are we still being looked after from Trumpsville? What are...
by MMohammed
Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Re: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids

Aren't you going to say hi to everyone MMohammed? I noticed you pop up as a moderator and thought it was just another silent name at the top of each section as usual! But you are here, posting. So, who are you. Are you actually in the UK or are we still being looked after from Trumpsville? What are...
by MMohammed
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids
Replies: 11
Views: 276

Retro Gaming Spotlight: Asteroids

https://www.retrogamer.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/asteroids.gif There aren’t too many conversations about retro games that can survive without at least mentioning Asteroids. Released originally back in 1979, this Atari classic was designed by Lyle Rains, Dominic Walsh, and Ed Logg. It took cons...