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by random_dave
Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed - SEGA's Legacy in 2012
Replies: 302
Views: 10995

Re: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed - SEGA's Legacy in

Anyone planning on getting this? We've been dead chuffed with the reviews coming in so far, but would be nice to hear from the folks that really matter :D
by random_dave
Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Retrofitting a GBA SP backlight into a standard GBA?
Replies: 15
Views: 1991

Re: Retrofitting a GBA SP backlight into a standard GBA?

Quick update The other day on the Ben Heck forums i noticed a link to a guy that had put a backlit gba SP screen into an original GBA, using a cable made buy a chap called Zerey Zhang. I followed the links to his page and managed to get in contact with him, and today I received a replacement screen ...
by random_dave
Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Problems with SNES Display
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Re: Problems with SNES Display

The Snes video circuit has different specs to the gamecube, so although they are pin compatible there are capacitors in the Gamecube cable (more common than a genuine Snes cable iirc) the signal strength gets altered by the extra circuitry. You can fix it by bridging the solder points on the capacit...
by random_dave
Tue May 22, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Famous People from your Home Town
Replies: 115
Views: 5406

Re: Famous People from your Home Town

I grew up down the road from Coco the clown's granddaughter ( i think that was the relation) and he was buried in the churchyard just behind my back garden. We occasionally had the International ClownFest held in the village which was odd as there was probably 100-200 people living in the village, a...
by random_dave
Thu May 10, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Jam on Toast!
Replies: 33
Views: 631

Re: Jam on Toast!

I made some thick chilli jam a couple of years back, that was a wonderfully tasty way to kick start your metabolism in the mornings, that could've been the endorphins talking though :wink:
by random_dave
Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Sonic's Back!
Replies: 28
Views: 708

Re: Sonic's Back!

retrojc wrote:
random_dave wrote:There's a new Sega and All Stars racing game just been previewed on IGN
I was under the impression you worked at Sumo-Digital 8)
And use the forum as shameless self promotion... :wink:
by random_dave
Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Sonic's Back!
Replies: 28
Views: 708

Sonic's Back!

There's a new Sega and All Stars racing game just been previewed on IGN
by random_dave
Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: PLAY EXPO (formerly Replay), 13-14 October 2012, Manchester
Replies: 609
Views: 24048

Re: Replay becomes PLAY EXPO, 13-14 October 2012, Manchester

just to answer a few pm's in one hit.. there will be no lucky dip this year! as to anything else charity related, i'm still waiting for a response! Arse, now I'll have to find some other way to get rid of the stuff in my annual clearout ;-) I'm doing the great manchester run for papyrus in may so a...
by random_dave
Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Just won a LTD Edition 3DS from Club Nintendo!
Replies: 23
Views: 797

Re: Just won a LTD Edition 3DS from Club Nintendo!

A guy at work interrupted my dinner last night to phone me and tell me he'd won one, smug get
by random_dave
Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Everdrive (SNES ver)
Replies: 18
Views: 1377

Re: Everdrive (SNES ver)

DPrinny wrote:F-Zero worked
Pilotwings - Didnt work in game
Yoshi - nope
F-Zero 2 - work
Starfox 2 - no work
Super Noahs ark 3d - No work
Doom - No work
If you get a chance can you try Earthbound?
by random_dave
Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fantasy Formula One
Replies: 254
Views: 13189

Re: Fantasy Formula One

at work we use the badgergp one which allows you to set up 'friends leagues' which are essentially filtered versions of the main championship to make it easier to compare how we're doing against each other, so you could set up an RG friends table.
by random_dave
Mon Mar 05, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesome Charity Shop Haul
Replies: 26
Views: 784

Re: Awesome Charity Shop Haul

Pretty chuffed with finding this Metal Gear Solid + VR Mission bundle on saturday for 4.99 The cardboard sleeve has some wear and tear but the actual game cases and discs are immaculate http://d3j5vwomefv46c.cloudfront.net/photos/large/529696595.jpg?key=816459&Expires=1330966335&Key-Pair-Id=APKAIYVG...
by random_dave
Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Vita and 3DS SECRET CONTROLS
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Re: Vita and 3DS SECRET CONTROLS

Vita
- hold both volume buttons to mute the audio
- Press PS and Start together to take a screenshot (anywhere except a small few games that have blocked it)

DSi
- I think if you held select and pressed volume it changed the screen brightness during game
by random_dave
Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Playstation Vita games discussion thread
Replies: 2197
Views: 57669

Re: Playstation Vita games discussion thread

My one big problem with the Vita is that Everybody''s Golf is too addictive so none of my other games are getting much of a look in :D had a quiet moment so i messed around with an idea for organising the home screens https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-mhz7c4gkCjw/T04ZYTW53_I/AAAAAAAAAWk/JwLLJKK4fUk...
by random_dave
Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Trade Feedback Thread
Replies: 4220
Views: 76879

Re: Trade Feedback Thread (Mark 2)

+1 to
dste
Che Don jon
Ironaidenrule
commander jameson

for swift payments and pleasant communication when buying stuff from me (+an extra 1 for Ironmaidenrule for coming to collect from my work and saving me the packing and postage :D )