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by shifter
Thu Jan 29, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: racing game collectors thread
Replies: 62
Views: 906

Re: racing game collectors thread

Nice thread some pretty decent games mentioned. Instead of just listing a number of cool games thought id just do a couple that i played to death or at least tried too. Geoff crammond formula one grand prix. Amiga What is there more to say ?? bloody great game is a good start. Just loved this F1 at ...
by shifter
Sun Apr 20, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Explain your username
Replies: 68
Views: 1643

Re: Explain your username

I jsut thought an F in mine was more polite than the double T
by shifter
Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum issue 127 - Favourite arcade games
Replies: 74
Views: 2436

Re: From the forum issue 127 - Favourite arcade games

Like everyone far to many to mention but if arm is being twisted. Moon Cresta the sound was just perfect not to much but enough to know danger was always not far away,docking while the time ticked away qucker than you thought it should. Galaga,,, the ultimate 10 pence muncher just coundt get enough ...
by shifter
Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Is it time for some PS1 coverage?
Replies: 362
Views: 13136

Re: Is it time for some PS1 coverage?

Intresting thread with the same arguments popping up over and over. 8 bit is best no 16bit is far better and so on. It has been said in many other parts of this thread retro is really a personal thing due to your age or when you first starting playing games or a multitude of other factors, for me pe...
by shifter
Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: GEEK 2014 - Margate Video Games Festival 21-23 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1267

Re: GEEK 2014 - Margate Video Games Festival 21-23 Feb 2014

800 odd views and only 4 posts? either noone is going or noone want to own up to wanting to go?

Im going looks like could be fun..
by shifter
Sat Jan 18, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Collector's Editions, WHAT?
Replies: 31
Views: 564

Re: Collector's Editions, WHAT?

To be honest i do like the look of some of these CE on all levels be it a jacket bubble head figure etc etc.But the prices are just way over the top,for the average joe. It makes me wonder is it about selling the game or is it just hype,as all news is good news and forums blogs etc saying the positi...
by shifter
Sun May 13, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Top crisps from the past!
Replies: 70
Views: 23567

Re: Top crisps from the past!

Superb thread recall lots of the ones listed fish and chips were a big fave same as tangy toms. One i liked think you can still get but not sure in beef flavor were, Discos http://thingsiwastedtoomuchtimeon.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/crispsdisc.jpg I will say if you can still buy these bet the bloo...
by shifter
Sun May 13, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?
Replies: 14799
Views: 262831

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

Got rounded to watching a bit of stuff first off. Chronical Saw this had quite a few reviews on IMDB so gave it a shot only 84 mins in length, Nothing really new here 3 kids find they develop powers one of them is the introvert one is the sportstar etc you get the drift. Movie starts quiet well bit ...
by shifter
Tue May 08, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Giving up smoking - advice?
Replies: 31
Views: 874

Re: Giving up smoking - advice?

As others have said it can be quite hard to give up the cancer sticks,but not impossable. I had smoked from the age of around 13 gave up when i was 37 (6 years ago) was at that time smoking maybe 30 to 40 a day. i used patches as they sure do take the edge off the craving i had a course of 3 diffren...
by shifter
Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gadget Show Live
Replies: 19
Views: 735

Re: Gadget Show Live

Just got home from Gadget show live the last day Sunday. It was of course busy and as per normal having 2 kids with me i hardly got a chance to do anything i wanted to do but thats not a problem as they loved it. Truthfully didnt find it as good as last year in general, why im not totally sure there...
by shifter
Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum - Retro Gamer turns 100
Replies: 95
Views: 4543

Re: From the forum - Retro Gamer turns 100

Thanks for making the only magazine i buy in physical paper form. in the day of the digital age something in your hand always feels wonderful.........:)
by shifter
Thu Feb 02, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: I really can't wait for the new generation of consoles
Replies: 106
Views: 3291

Re: I really can't wait for the new generation of consoles

I cant wait for Fifa 38 and gears of war 21. and whatever other old stuff they will keep redoing over and over....
by shifter
Sat Jan 14, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Game Expo East Kent (GEEK) 2012 - Feb 15-19 - Margate
Replies: 53
Views: 4822

Re: Game Expo East Kent (GEEK) 2012 - Feb 15-19 - Margate

Quite fancy this myself Margate from essex isnt to far. Prob go on the saturday look forward to more info
by shifter
Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Your best gaming moment
Replies: 146
Views: 11902

Re: Your best gaming moment

The Greatest gaming moment of my life.... imagine around 13 years old (a long long time ago) staying at a hotel in Majorca family holiday, circa around 1980-1983. There was a Moon Cresta arcade machine at this hotel 25 pestas per game . well it isnt hard to work out where all my holiday money went,a...
by shifter
Thu Jan 12, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Amazon trade in, some strange prices...
Replies: 60
Views: 2032

Re: Amazon trade in, some strange prices...

Used this service a few times now cant knock it to be honest. use amazon quite a bit for all kinds of crap. so works great for me.. Also have had an item upgraded from good to very good and got an extra 30p or so so seems pretty honest service. Just remember to get certificate of posting when you dr...