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by william
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: Selling my entire collection...maybe...
Replies: 8
Views: 420

Re: Selling my entire collection...maybe...

Good luck,I tried to sell issue 1 to 160ish with all cover discs) including the payback DVD and a binder for £150 and had no interest though it was collection only but only had a couple asking to take certain issues which I didn't do as wasn't wanting to be left with the dregs lol
by william
Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Being an older gamer
Replies: 70
Views: 1087

Re: Being an older gamer

I'm 40 and been gaming since 84 and no one has bothered about my age,but maybe get a few funny looks/comments from various people when I mention my other hobbies such as collecting Lego(and just restarted collecting Action Force figures again since my childhood)and flying kites(it's actually tractio...
by william
Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:15 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Most unforgiving jumps in games?
Replies: 63
Views: 1373

Re: Most unforgiving jumps in games?

Jumping the mines on the first level on Dynamic's game 'Navy Moves'
by william
Sun May 26, 2013 11:58 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Trying to remember an old tv advert
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Re: Trying to remember an old tv advert

I had tried youtube as well with no luck,the more I thought about it I originally thought it was in Yorkshire,but yeah it probably would be a public information film,I do remember that there was no narrator or voice over,but remembered that I have the 'Charlie says' DVD so will go check that out,but...
by william
Sat May 25, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Trying to remember an old tv advert
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Trying to remember an old tv advert

Hi,just wondering if anyone can tell me what a 70's tv ad was all about that's been bugging me for years,what I think i can remember is a man in a overcoat and bunnet trying to speak French to an artic lorry driver who he thinks is french,about reversing his truck in a yard,but at the end of the ad ...
by william
Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: your top 3 gaming tunes
Replies: 65
Views: 1389

Re: your top 3 gaming tunes

In no certain order but-

1, title screen music on 'Zynaps' by hewson on the 464
2, end credit music on 'Othello' on the CD-I
3, Passing breeze on Outrun
by william
Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 2468
Views: 140379

Re: Introduce yourself

Hi,well I suppose I'm newish here,been lurking around rarely posting much since I first joined many years ago,been gaming since 84 with my first machine(amstrad 464)which I still own along with 60 odd different other machines and about two and a half thousand games,my retro gaming hobby isn't my mai...
by william
Sun Feb 24, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Favourite Movie quotes
Replies: 175
Views: 11756

Re: Favourite Movie quotes

If you can fly a sopwith camel,you can fly anything
by william
Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:39 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Retro Boardgames
Replies: 36
Views: 3707

Re: Retro Boardgames

We still play 'Bermuda triangle' (by MB games I think) the one where each player sails his ships around the map avoiding the magnetic cloud,just makes a change from having friends round each friday playing retro games
by william
Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:39 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Places to shop in Edinburgh
Replies: 9
Views: 1388

Re: Places to shop in Edinburgh

Hi Sadly Gamestation in Princess street closed in the summer of this year(when they were running their 5 for £10 and 5 for £5 deal)due to having a HMV and a GAME a few doors away and paying excessive rent for a corner shop(the upstairs closed first as they tried to find someone to rent upstairs out ...
by william
Sun Jun 15, 2008 1:12 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31609
Views: 724280

last week i managed to pick up at my local CHIPS shop(edinburgh) a brand new unopened boxed Atari Lynx 2 with 10 factory sealed games for 70 quid(minus the penny) the 10 games were- Rampage Chips challenge Pit fighter Shadow of the beast Crystal mines 2 Switchblade 2 Viking child Bill & teds excelle...
by william
Tue Oct 17, 2006 9:54 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Star Control II
Replies: 5
Views: 468

the 3DO version also has a superb 2 player game(super melee) as well where each player can build their own fleet with any of the ships in the game and kick the other players arse,best thing about the game
by william
Sat Sep 23, 2006 3:39 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Amstrad version of SORCERY
Replies: 4
Views: 1243

and other games that they wrote?
didn't they also write 'strangeloop' for the cpc
by william
Sat Sep 02, 2006 9:31 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Amstrad 464 cpc emulation.
Replies: 5
Views: 575

i would recommend the caprice32 emulator as i use that alot and havent had any problems wth any of the games i've ran on it,and you dont really need to know amstrad basic to get the most out of it. type- cat to catalogue the disk type- run"filename.bas" to run the program(always run the .bas file as...
by william
Wed Jul 05, 2006 9:56 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Hammer House of Horror
Replies: 10
Views: 2037

Yes thats another good one - You're not imagining it!
Slightly wrong on the last bit of the storyline, but I'm not gonna spoil it for you if you are buying it.
Thanks,will pick up that boxed set this weekend,that episode always stuck in my mind but wasn't sure where i had seen it