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by theObserver
Sun Feb 26, 2006 7:23 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The first game you EVER played on your 8-bit computer.
Replies: 129
Views: 16271

My speccy 128k came with around five games thrown in. My parents wouldnt let me see the actual puter before christmas day but relented enough to show me two of the games and the joystick. :roll: I think the first game I ever played was Treasure Island ftp://ftp.worldofspectrum.org/pub/sinclair/games...
by theObserver
Sun Feb 26, 2006 7:11 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's the most annoying game you've played, and why?
Replies: 39
Views: 5329

Any of the old platform games on the speccy could be pretty damn annoying. I remember spending hours (literally!) just trying to make one leap on Rainbow Islands. EveryOnes A Wally used to frustrate me too. It looked like a really good and interesting game but neither me nor my friends could figure ...
by theObserver
Sun Feb 26, 2006 7:08 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Did you \"Type\" games in from books?
Replies: 30
Views: 2587

The 'Your Sinclear 'mag used to print a few pages of machine code every month which I would happily spend hours typing into my speccy. I needed a damn ruler just to keep my place in the page. Even then I regularly skipped a line or two and the damn thing wouldnt work after hours of effort. :shock:
by theObserver
Sun Feb 26, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Commander Keen
Replies: 9
Views: 1100

It came preinstalled on my first pc, a commadore 386. I spent many a happy hour bouncing keen around on his little pogo stick. 8)

Cosmo was another similar game I think.
by theObserver
Sun Feb 12, 2006 4:47 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: on-line retro games
Replies: 6
Views: 1136

The first time I played Lords of Chaos (on a demo from Your Sinclear) is was so excited that I couldnt sleep that night. It was so new and exciting from anything I had played before. :roll: If you have the same tastes as me check out that Mud.
by theObserver
Thu Feb 09, 2006 11:25 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: on-line retro games
Replies: 6
Views: 1136

Thanks! :D
by theObserver
Tue Feb 07, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: on-line retro games
Replies: 6
Views: 1136

on-line retro games

In the 80's and early 90's you would probarly find me in my bedroom frantically playing a text adventuer of some kind (My favourate is A Bards Tale or the Behind Closed Doors series). In the last year or so I started playing MUDs ( for the uninitiated : http://abandonedrealms.com ) because they remi...