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by Slackdog
Sat Sep 26, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Who Loved Type-Ins?
Replies: 19
Views: 1978

Re: Who Loved Type-Ins?

Blimey - learned more about coding from correcting the typos than I did at college :P
by Slackdog
Sat Sep 26, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24355
Views: 499702

Re: What are you currently playing?

Currently Half Life 2 Update - though got a shed load of games to get through - gaming on linux never been so good!
by Slackdog
Sat Sep 19, 2015 5:22 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: AMIGA 1200 PRICE
Replies: 9
Views: 556

Re: AMIGA 1200 PRICE

Hmm wonder what my A1200 with 850Mb HD and 10mb 020 card would go for? Not that I'd ever be able to bring myself to sell it - I had to make a lot of burgers to raise that 300 quid back in the day!
by Slackdog
Mon Aug 10, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24355
Views: 499702

Re: What are you currently playing?

Just kicking off the linux port of shadows of mordor - though gonna play the atari 8-bit version of Elite next...
by Slackdog
Sat Apr 04, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: World of Warcraft
Replies: 8
Views: 175

Re: World of Warcraft

Played for something like 5 years... been as long since I played and tbh it was fun whilst it lasted but not interested in going back!
by Slackdog
Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best music - C64 or Atari 8 bit?
Replies: 67
Views: 2019

Re: Best music - C64 or Atari 8 bit?

by Slackdog
Fri Mar 20, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: LucasArts Round 2.
Replies: 10
Views: 410

Re: LucasArts Round 2.

They have also started to put some quality stuff out on Linux too.
by Slackdog
Fri Mar 20, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best music - C64 or Atari 8 bit?
Replies: 67
Views: 2019

Re: Best music - C64 or Atari 8 bit?

Both are great chips in different ways. I love pokey for the busy sound, Warhawk a great example of this for me. SID got some corkers too - still got the RG cd from issue 1 here somewhere.... :D But think it tends to be what you heard back in the day - maybe it's time for a worst music thread of the...
by Slackdog
Wed Mar 04, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Game you just couldn't get...
Replies: 40
Views: 954

Game you just couldn't get...

Played it a few times but just failed... Molecule man A8 for me... Discuss!
by Slackdog
Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Worst game bundled with a console/computer/whatever
Replies: 49
Views: 1012

Worst game bundled with a console/computer/whatever

Euro countries and capitals in the atari exchange a contender - though rather clever in using audio as it loaded.
by Slackdog
Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Worst 8-bit arcade conversion ever?
Replies: 63
Views: 1454

Worst 8-bit arcade conversion ever?

With games I actually played the 'conversion' of Green Beret (Atari 800XL) made me sad it was that awful! What's the greatest letdown for you?
by Slackdog
Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: Non WIndows retro gaming
Replies: 2
Views: 599

Re: Non WIndows retro gaming

I know :) Just be interesting from a personal POV as I went fully Linux a couple of years ago - was the point and click in the current issue that brought it to mind!
by Slackdog
Sun Dec 28, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: Non WIndows retro gaming
Replies: 2
Views: 599

Non WIndows retro gaming

Has anything been done about retro gaming emulation, remakes etc on Linux, Mac (if you must :P)?
by Slackdog
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Greatest ever Atari XL/XE games
Replies: 60
Views: 3887

Re: Greatest ever Atari XL/XE games

Ninja! Hehe first game I ever completed..Fond memories of getting up early before my paper round. great game and loved the music! So best.. Star raiders ofc Ninja Fort Apocalypse Panther - great tune! Warhawk - though that could be mainly for the tune again tbh, lol! Anyone else load the game just f...
by Slackdog
Sat Apr 14, 2007 4:37 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Airwolf
Replies: 25
Views: 4252

Airwolf was great!

:D