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by ArcadeMYK
Fri May 24, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: International Galaga Competition "Galagala" being held at Pincadia (Brisbane, Aus) this weekend!
Replies: 1
Views: 41

International Galaga Competition "Galagala" being held at Pincadia (Brisbane, Aus) this weekend!

Hi All, Thought I'd drop another line but this time about the Massive Galaga Comp happening this weekend at Pincadia in Brisbane, Australia. It all kicks off tomorrow 25th of May (in about 20hours time) - You'll be able to watch the live feed on Twitch TV here: https://www.twitch.tv/pincadia/ Some o...
by ArcadeMYK
Mon May 13, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Bandersnatch on Netflix
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: Bandersnatch on Netflix

I watched/played it over 2 separate sittings about 3 months apart. I was absolutely useless at Choose Your Own Adventure books when I was a kid and this was the first time I'd come across this medium of story-telling/adventure since (I'm 36 now). This movie/game had me absolutely hooked from the ver...
by ArcadeMYK
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Oz Kong Off II - Australian Donkey Kong Arcade Championships 10th & 11th Nov 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 64

Re: Oz Kong Off II - Australian Donkey Kong Arcade Championships 10th & 11th Nov 2018

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by ArcadeMYK
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Oz Kong Off II - Australian Donkey Kong Arcade Championships 10th & 11th Nov 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 64

Oz Kong Off II - Australian Donkey Kong Arcade Championships 10th & 11th Nov 2018

Is anyone from the forum here or from the U.K. in general coming to the Donkey Kong Champs in Brisbane next month?? If not, or if you hadn't heard about it at all here are all the things you'll need to know about it including where to catch the twitch stream which will cover ther entire weekend long...
by ArcadeMYK
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum: 185
Replies: 19
Views: 684

Re: From the forum: 185

When I got my first retro console in 2001 (& what initialy ignited my ongoing passion for retro gaming) was a Woody 6 switch Atari 2600, It came in the Atari suitcase and in the games section of the case was, among other games, Space Invaders. After getting the machine running at home it was soon th...
by ArcadeMYK
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Mame recommendations?
Replies: 67
Views: 4095

Re: Mame recommendations?

for me with my keyboard I always seem to lean towards: 1945kIII 19XX: The War Agianst Destiny Tengai Sengoku Blade In The Hunt Donkey Kong Centipede & Quantum (havent got a track ball yet but play these at my mates place on his one) Raiden II Strikers 1945 II Bombjack Burgertime (if playing 2 player...
by ArcadeMYK
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing
Replies: 23
Views: 729

Re: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing

Rewind Collectables and Games Retro Reload Retro Play Games Entertainment Trader UPDATE Day! Thanks for the new shop details DPrinny, much appreciated. Referring to your other post about the Lass - does the Computer Club still meet there or has it stopped since the new owners came in? SO - This rou...
by ArcadeMYK
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing
Replies: 23
Views: 729

Re: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing

seanm99 wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:24 pm
A few shop listings for the Manchester area:
Seanm99 thanks so much for the comprehensive Manchester lisitng!! very much appreciated. I have some mates in Doncaster who'd be very interested in checking these places out =D
Master list is now updated - I'll update the thread post tomorrow.
by ArcadeMYK
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing
Replies: 23
Views: 729

Re: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing

It's painful to say, but unfortunately 8-bit bar has had to close its doors. Trixta, I'm really sorry to hear your bar had to close =( Thanks for the info none-the-less & its great to hear you guys will keep pushing to keep retro gaming out there & keep helping it get noticed more & more by the com...
by ArcadeMYK
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What game have you COMPLETED this week
Replies: 6131
Views: 145825

Re: What game have you COMPLETED this week

After much searing at the TV, sweating hands & a grimace held steadily on my face for about 20 minutes solid in the final parts of working out how to defeat him - I finally killed Dracula & the blue beast at the end of Castlevania 1 on my NES mini last Sunday night. Save states literally saved my TV...
by ArcadeMYK
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing
Replies: 23
Views: 729

Re: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing

Update day! So, even more formatting done making things look a little nicer, a few dates updated & 3 new retro gaming stores in Portsmouth added Think in the next update at the top I'll have to add an "EVENTS THIS MONTH" section so that people don't have to trawl to find out when the next retro rela...
by ArcadeMYK
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing
Replies: 23
Views: 729

Re: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing

A few more updates included this round - nothing major apart from the inclusion of the Family Games Night being held at the Centre for Computing History in Cambridge on the 15th of Nov this year. More updates to come in the next week or two. So, as my usual tag line should go: "If anyone knows of an...
by ArcadeMYK
Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing
Replies: 23
Views: 729

Re: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing

Listing updated 11-Sep - Added a few new shops as well as added in loads more info on the upcoming events in Blackpool, Leeds, London & Manchester. Any other places or events you know of but don't see on here comment below or send me a message! & as usual, if you see anything I've posted that contai...
by ArcadeMYK
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: what is your biggest disappointment in gaming
Replies: 31
Views: 800

Re: what is your biggest disappointment in gaming

The gameplay of Primal Rage.. When I first saw this game being previewed & advertised in gaming mags back in the mid 90's the childhood version myself nearly wet his pants: "OH MY GOD, ITS LIKE MORTAL KOMBAT, BUT WITH FRICKEN DINOASAURS!!" Then one weekend in 1995-ish me & my brother finally got the...
by ArcadeMYK
Thu Aug 31, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing
Replies: 23
Views: 729

Re: Retro Games Shops, Arcades/Barcades, Gaming Museums/Exhibits & Retro Gaming Events Listing

*For updates on this listing refer to posts further below* Stores that sell retro, arcades/barcades, retro events/markets & gaming/computing museums/exhibits: ENGLAND Birmingham: Vintage Gamer Details: Retro games shop with arcade machines Location: Windmill Hill, Halesowen B63 2BY, UK (1/2 an hour ...