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by fredghostmaster
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Entombed - Atari 2600 game
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Entombed - Atari 2600 game

This is an interesting BBC article about an old 2600 game, Entombed. https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20190919-the-maze-puzzle-hidden-within-an-early-video-game Basically, no one has been able to work out how the game generates the maze. The game was written in 1982 and the maze algorithm was desi...
by fredghostmaster
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Coin-Op : The Arcade Guide
Replies: 110
Views: 5089

Re: Coin-Op : The Arcade Guide

Looking forward to this too.
by fredghostmaster
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Supercade Volume 2 Kickstarter
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Supercade Volume 2 Kickstarter

In case you missed it, a follow up to the excellent Supercade book is on Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/va ... -1985-2001

Still 12 days to go...
by fredghostmaster
Mon May 18, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Content Guide Retro Gamer (All Issues)
Replies: 27
Views: 5046

Re: Content Guide Retro Gamer (All Issues)

I'm sure there was a feature on the old Sega Carnival arcade game (the one with the ducks flying down to eat your bullets) years ago but it isn't listed. Any idea what issue this would have been as it is one of my favourite games?
by fredghostmaster
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 125
Views: 3165

Re: Coronavirus

I have a Government job and can work from home easily enough but my wife works in a shop that is likely to close and my daughter for a sports production company that has no sport to film. Both will probably lose their jobs. My other daughter was doing her GCSE's but now the schools are shut and exam...
by fredghostmaster
Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Craziness In the retro community
Replies: 42
Views: 2310

Re: Craziness In the retro community

More of an incoherent rant than a statement. Just a shame RG ever got involved with him at all.
by fredghostmaster
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Craziness In the retro community
Replies: 42
Views: 2310

Re: Craziness In the retro community

Just read the Atari Age thread. Madness.
by fredghostmaster
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: is get any Irish retro gaming festivals or shows
Replies: 5
Views: 346

Re: is get any Irish retro gaming festivals or shows

Yes there is a "Switch Pro" festival in Dublin in the spring.
by fredghostmaster
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Atari : A Visual History Book is now LIVE on Kickstarter
Replies: 12
Views: 899

Re: Atari : A Visual History Book is now LIVE on Kickstarter

Not an Atari fan apart from the original VCS but will snap up the Coin Op book as soon as it's ready :-)
by fredghostmaster
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: TheC64!
Replies: 27
Views: 1936

Re: TheC64!

What is the general consensus about this. Worth getting?
by fredghostmaster
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Amusement Arcades, where are they?
Replies: 36
Views: 2373

Re: Amusement Arcades, where are they?

Really? How soon is soon?
by fredghostmaster
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Tetris 99
Replies: 26
Views: 1866

Re: Tetris 99

Up to 100 wins now, still enjoying this.
by fredghostmaster
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 200
Replies: 60
Views: 4210

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 200

Finally finished reading it cover to cover. Best issue for a very long time. Well done all.
by fredghostmaster
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 200
Replies: 60
Views: 4210

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 200

Picked this up today, just had a flick through and looks right up my street. Well done on reaching 200 issues, quite an achievement in this day and age.
by fredghostmaster
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 200
Replies: 60
Views: 4210

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 200

What's actually in it then?