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by TMR
Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Side-Scrolling Shooters?
Replies: 63
Views: 841

Re: Side-Scrolling Shooters?

Here's a challenge - can anyone name a side-scrolling shooter that uses an aerial-view rather than a side-view? W.A.R (C64, it's vertical everywhere else and the preview is more playable) Could be wrong - it's been way too many years since I played it, having been duped into buying it by the guy in...
by TMR
Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Side-Scrolling Shooters?
Replies: 63
Views: 841

Re: Side-Scrolling Shooters?

Admit it - you only mention Transmuter to try and put people off Spectrum games for life! :lol: No, i really like the thing despite the difficulty spike those cave stages cause... but at the same time i understand that not everyone else does after we talked about it! The Amstrad CPC version seems t...
by TMR
Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:28 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Side-Scrolling Shooters?
Replies: 63
Views: 841

Re: Side-Scrolling Shooters?

Do i win anything? =-) Bully's Star Prize tonight - it'sthe speedboat! http://s.uvlist.net/s/y2005/1/3660.jpg Woohoo! Also, Turbo Boat Simulator (C64, Spectrum, Amstrad CPC). =-) As for games worth playing, quite a few decent ones have been named already but i'm going to say Io (C64) since it's my ...
by TMR
Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Side-Scrolling Shooters?
Replies: 63
Views: 841

Re: Side-Scrolling Shooters?

Here's a challenge - can anyone name a side-scrolling shooter that uses an aerial-view rather than a side-view? Off the top of my head, probably forgetting some formats and trying to skip titles already named; there's Uridium 's sequels Uridium Plus (C64) and Uridium 2 (Amiga) as well as loads of g...
by TMR
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Commodore 64 Action Replay Help Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: Commodore 64 Action Replay Help Needed

Unfortunately to be 100% sure, you'll need to plug it into a C64. He might be lucky, if it's a later revision AR6 with the square IC that should be spottable from popping the cartridge open... but yeah, after that it's going to be a bit vague so we're sort of hoping for clues like markings on the s...
by TMR
Tue Oct 21, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Commodore 64 Action Replay Help Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: Commodore 64 Action Replay Help Needed

Umm, I found a Red Action Replay cart which I believe is for a Commodore 64...only I don't know how to find out which version it is as I sadly no longer have my C64 (it fell/jumped out of my bedroom window in 2008) Ive tried to locate the exact same on on eBay - where I wish to sell it, and even us...
by TMR
Tue Oct 21, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Amusing picture thread......
Replies: 2647
Views: 134427

Re: Amusing picture thread......

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by TMR
Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Zipsticks
Replies: 10
Views: 299

Re: Zipsticks

Zipstiks are usually more sturdy than that, i have a dozen for events and a couple for home use that have taken decades of punishment without complaint; i do have a couple that need new microswitches and another where there is a break in the cable, but no joystick is perfect . =-) Apart from the Co...
by TMR
Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:41 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Zipsticks
Replies: 10
Views: 299

Re: Zipsticks

Are the old Zipsticks still the best control method for the 8 and 16-bits? I remember having two but they both broke and the huge beige sticks that came with my C64 didn't last five minutes. Zipstiks are usually more sturdy than that, i have a dozen for events and a couple for home use that have ta...
by TMR
Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Try doing this on OCP Art Studio/Melbourne Draw
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Try doing this on OCP Art Studio/Melbourne Draw

SCALEBACK wrote:I didn't do it in Photoshop. I did it in both Xara Photo and Graphic Designer 9 and Paintshop Pro 6.
It's a good job that i didn't say that you did use Photoshop then and the tools aren't relevant to my question about the pointless, confrontational thread title either.
by TMR
Mon Oct 13, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Try doing this on OCP Art Studio/Melbourne Draw
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Try doing this on OCP Art Studio/Melbourne Draw

http://www.talkgraphics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=104278&d=1413231773 I didn't Photoshop it either. http://cosine.org.uk/temp/wtf.png Cropped and scaled to 320x200 with Photoshop 6 and re-rendered as standard Koalapainter format using Project One with an approximate conversion time of around ...
by TMR
Mon Oct 13, 2014 11:38 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014
Replies: 220
Views: 3856

Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

But i'm getting old, i dont 'get' Cosplay at all, even more so i dont get the love for that youtuber either This morning i feel hideously old (seriously, there is pain pretty much everywhere but in particular my hip from just one feckin' game on the stand up Power Drift at the end of Saturday) but ...
by TMR
Sun Oct 12, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014
Replies: 220
Views: 3856

Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Home, knackered, big grin, hello lots of lovely people, going to pass out in a corner now. =-) Also, photos.
by TMR
Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Amusing picture thread......
Replies: 2647
Views: 134427

Re: Amusing picture thread......

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by TMR
Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Discuss 135: Do you emulate and why do you do it?
Replies: 45
Views: 1385

Re: Discuss 135: Do you emulate and why do you do it?

I emulate for 8-bit development as it's far quicker to make small changes and re-test them, and on the real machine it's all too easy to crash it and lose all your work. Yup, completely agree with this; do the long haul stuff under emulation and then throw it at a real machine for testing to make s...