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by pyroxian
Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Los Angeles riots figure Rodney King found dead
Replies: 17
Views: 780

Re: Los Angeles riots figure Rodney King found dead

Some facts . The fact is Nelson Mandela was a terrorist. How you personally feel about that is your problem and has nothing to do with history. I believe your facts don't support your argument - yes Mandela headed up the Umkhonto we Sizwe for a very short time before he was imprisoned for 27 years....
by pyroxian
Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: What were/are your favourite Boardgames?
Replies: 41
Views: 3905

Re: What were/are your favourite Boardgames?

greenberet79 wrote:Do children today just not have the patience to sit down, set everything up and play a game with rules? Or am I doing them a disservice?
A few of my friends' children will quite happily play boardgames. It is pretty much how they've been brought up though, with limited videogaming/TV time.
by pyroxian
Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Fed Up of Being Nickel & Dimed This Gen!
Replies: 180
Views: 4602

Re: Fed Up of Being Nickel & Dimed This Gen!

samhain81 wrote:...as generations progress, gamers become more retarded.
No, they're not, it's just that marketing executives try to market their games to everyone, including non-gamers (even though non-gamers generally wouldn't buy an FPS / Beat 'em up in the first place *sigh* ).
by pyroxian
Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Fed Up of Being Nickel & Dimed This Gen!
Replies: 180
Views: 4602

Re: Fed Up of Being Nickel & Dimed This Gen!

Quick question - what would people prefer? The game to cost £80-100, but no DLC The game to cost £40, with an additional amount of DLC that you can optionally buy? How did you arrive at that £80-£100 figure? Typed in dlc costs into google and had a look at what the dlc for a few games cost. I may h...
by pyroxian
Wed Jun 13, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Fed Up of Being Nickel & Dimed This Gen!
Replies: 180
Views: 4602

Re: Fed Up of Being Nickel & Dimed This Gen!

Quick question - what would people prefer?

The game to cost £80-100, but no DLC

The game to cost £40, with an additional amount of DLC that you can optionally buy?
by pyroxian
Wed May 30, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: What were/are your favourite Boardgames?
Replies: 41
Views: 3905

Re: What were/are your favourite Boardgames?

Then:
Risk, Buccaneer, Cluedo, Mahjong, Pack o' playing Cards.

Now:
Carcassonne, Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Mahjong, Seven Wonders, Pandemic, Ticket to Ride, Trans-Europa, Arkham Horror, Kingdom Builders, Last Night on Earth, Pack o' playing cards.
by pyroxian
Tue May 22, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Region locked PC's??
Replies: 18
Views: 317

Re: Region locked PC's??

Region locking on DVD drives is nothing new, my very first DVD drive back in 2000 was locked all I had to do was flash the firmware to make it region free. Still it sucks Yeah I know. But my PC has happily been playing it for the past 2 years or so and then suddenly decides that its not right all o...
by pyroxian
Fri May 18, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: How did Ultimeate Mega Drive collection warrant 98%?
Replies: 41
Views: 2593

Re: How did Ultimeate Mega Drive collection warrant 98%?

...It's as simple as tricking the game into thinking player 2 is connected physically, but actually over the internet. Of course, this would of added time to dev build. Hohoho - that's not a very simple thing at all :) How do you synchronise the emulation across both machines? And then how do you c...
by pyroxian
Wed May 09, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Aliens or....Aliens?
Replies: 29
Views: 805

Re: Aliens or....Aliens?

I got close (into the hive), but never completed the UK one. I ended up mapping it all out on graph-paper.
by pyroxian
Tue May 08, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: When was the last time you visited and Arcade?
Replies: 48
Views: 1510

Re: When was the last time you visited and Arcade?

morch-uk wrote:i often visit one in tottenham court road before an evening class or up in town with my friends, it's next to the scientology nuts original building :D arcade has sf3, ssf4ae and ssf2t plus other randoms including bubble bobble!
Went there a few weeks ago - played LOTR pinball and the new Darius.
by pyroxian
Fri May 04, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Lone Wolf Game Books.
Replies: 18
Views: 1704

Re: Lone Wolf Game Books.

The original versions are online here: http://www.projectaon.org/en/Main/Books

And the newer, expanded editions (Hardcover format, and some with extra scenes added by Joe Dever) can be bought from Mongoose here: http://www.mongoosepublishing.com/novels.html?p=1
by pyroxian
Tue May 01, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best Pinball Video Games? Fun / Realism
Replies: 31
Views: 1362

Re: Best Pinball Video Games? Fun / Realism

The Pro-Pinball series (Web / Timeshock / Big Race USA and Fantastic Journey) are good as well - should be available on GoG.com
by pyroxian
Wed Apr 25, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum issue 103
Replies: 75
Views: 3543

Re: From the forum issue 103

Multiplayer (And overall): Warlords - used to have many a weekend of taking my paddles/cart to a friend's house for 4p games.
Single Player: H.E.R.O - awesome game, and also manages to look great on the VCS
by pyroxian
Mon Apr 23, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Hot Topic - Best Double Dragon arcade game
Replies: 22
Views: 1636

Re: Hot Topic - Best Double Dragon arcade game

Original for me too - especially _that_ ending.
by pyroxian
Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dead PC or PSU?
Replies: 7
Views: 178

Re: Dead PC or PSU?

Nice, I had a smilar result a while back (turned on, fans whirred, but nothing else), but turned out to be the Motherboard:(