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by fry8
Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK

From a collecting point of view, would you say NES is one of the harder systems to collect for in the UK? Or maybe just one of the most expensive?
by fry8
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK

Does anyone know if the Hero Turtles pack in version of the NES was a Mattel Version or NES Version?
by fry8
Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK

It seems that with Mattel publishing the games they got the distribution wrong and compared to computer games the NES were extremely expensive (even expensive compared to SEGA)? Interesting you mention Mattel. My first console was an Intellivision but I never got more than 10 games (and five came b...
by fry8
Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK

It seems that with Mattel publishing the games they got the distribution wrong and compared to computer games the NES were extremely expensive (even expensive compared to SEGA)?
by fry8
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 2508
Views: 149056

Re: Introduce yourself

I'm Matt A former SEGA employee, journalist and racing driver. I'm now making YouTubes on motoring and retrogaming from a home studio... in our spare bedroom. You can check out some of my videos here: http://bit.ly/2nngPWN https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C8Fp3H0W4AAKf4D.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C...
by fry8
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Help with a video - History of the NES in the UK

Morning everyone, I’ve been working on a video for my YouTube channel (http://bit.ly/2nm5fK3) for a while but I could do with some memories of the NES. I’ve been focussing on the UK market and how the launch of the NES didn’t have the same penetration as it did in the US. Mainly down to things like ...
by fry8
Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best racing game ever?
Replies: 119
Views: 3522

Re: Best racing game ever?

Got a point there. I suppose "favourite" would have been a better choice of words.
I voted for F Zero.
by fry8
Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:33 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best racing game ever?
Replies: 119
Views: 3522

Best racing game ever?

A lot of people are gonna vote for F1 2011 but let's see what the retro gamer view is.
I vote Super Monaco Grand Prix.

http://sportsauto.co.uk/ice/2011/11/16/ ... -ever-made
by fry8
Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Xploder GB
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Xploder GB

Anyone know where you can still get Xploder codes for the original Gameboy and the GBC. I used to have a book with loads in but I have lost it and I can only seem to find GBA codes online. Anyone know of anywhere?

Thanks
by fry8
Sun Sep 14, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: A stupid problem to have...
Replies: 3
Views: 443

sorted, little old lady in celadon mansion gave me some tea to give them ;)
by fry8
Mon Sep 08, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Flash
Replies: 14
Views: 490

Flash

Can anyone shed some light on flash cards for the GBA?

How do they work??
by fry8
Mon Sep 08, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Gameboy
Replies: 45
Views: 2155

i was confused by pocket bomberman. How they released a gameboy version of it, but then released a gbc version that was pretty much the same just in colour. didn't stop me buying both tho :P Not to forget Wario Blast, which was officially labelled as 'Wario Blast featuring Bomberman' when it was ac...
by fry8
Fri Sep 05, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: A stupid problem to have...
Replies: 3
Views: 443

A stupid problem to have...

Ok, so we've all played the old pokemon games on GB. However, i'm playing the remake at the moment (Fire Red) but you know where the road's closed at u get the guy a drink from the vending machines in celadon? Well i've got all 3 drinks but whenever i try to walk through its still closed?? Anybody g...
by fry8
Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Gameboy
Replies: 45
Views: 2155

i was confused by pocket bomberman. How they released a gameboy version of it, but then released a gbc version that was pretty much the same just in colour. didn't stop me buying both tho :P