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by skylarking
Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What Blu rays have you bought this week?
Replies: 313
Views: 11642

Re: What Blu rays have you bought this week?

Just got the Blade Runner 30th Anniversary Collector's Edition from the UK...
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However, since I'm in New Zealand, I can't redeem the UltraViolet download code. So if anyone want it, first in first served... :)
by skylarking
Mon Dec 01, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are the most common technical faults on old hardware?
Replies: 24
Views: 379

What are the most common technical faults on old hardware?

The one's I've experienced which appear to be fairly common:

Flashing blue screen on the NES
Sound on the Game Gear completely failing
Amstrad CPC disk drive failing to read disks properly
by skylarking
Mon Dec 01, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Anyone have any experience with the Atari Flashback 4?
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Anyone have any experience with the Atari Flashback 4?

I picked up a second hand one and it works fine when I use original wired joysticks and paddles, but I can't seem to get the bundled wireless joysticks to work at all. Is this a common problem?
by skylarking
Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The Ultima Games
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: The Ultima Games

Purely for nostalgic reasons, the one I like the most is Akalabeth (aka Ultima 0), as I played it a lot on Apple IIe. However, it's very primitive in comparison to the later games. If you want an original copy though, you'll need a fair bit of money... http://www.ebay.com/itm/321268533865?ssPageName...
by skylarking
Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:09 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: XB1 v PS4 on COD Ghosts
Replies: 52
Views: 1079

Re: XB1 v PS4 on COD Ghosts

But which one has better fish AI?
by skylarking
Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:14 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo set to stop production of it's Wii
Replies: 79
Views: 2065

Re: Nintendo set to stop production of it's Wii

Considering that the Wii U is fully backwards compatible with the Wii, maybe they think the Wii is cannibalising the Wii U's sales? I wonder if they'll release a Wii U bundled with a Wiimote as well as the Gamepad.
by skylarking
Wed Oct 02, 2013 7:53 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Wii U Owners Thread - Including User IDs
Replies: 2249
Views: 53485

Re: Wii U Owners Thread - Including User IDs

Anyone in the UK want a Club Nintendo code? I bought Lego City Undercover from the UK, so the code can't be used with my Club Nintendo account. First PM gets it.
by skylarking
Sat Sep 28, 2013 4:46 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31691
Views: 737609

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

Batman Arkham City Armoured Edition for Wii U, brand new for $9.95.
by skylarking
Sat Sep 21, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Wii U Owners Thread - Including User IDs
Replies: 2249
Views: 53485

Re: Wii U Owners Thread - Including User IDs

The downloadable version of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is half price at the moment - will probably pick it up.
http://www.gametrailers.com/side-missio ... -downloads
by skylarking
Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:44 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: When does gaming on original hardware become "inauthentic"..
Replies: 17
Views: 670

Re: When does gaming on original hardware become "inauthenti

Surely the games would still be authentic though? All you're doing is changing the medium they are loaded into the original machine. Lets face it, floppy disks from 20+ years ago, and disk drives from the same era won't last forever. By playing your games from a USB stick with an adapter on the ori...
by skylarking
Tue Sep 17, 2013 5:40 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: When does gaming on original hardware become "inauthentic"..
Replies: 17
Views: 670

When does gaming on original hardware become "inauthentic"..

...and too close to emulation? I was thinking about this as I have an Apple IIGS with a adaptor card that allows me to run disk images from a USB stick, rather than using real disks, and there are also adaptors that can allow the original CRT monitor to be replaced with a modern LCD display (which I...
by skylarking
Sat Sep 14, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Wii U Owners Thread - Including User IDs
Replies: 2249
Views: 53485

Re: Wii U Owners Thread - Including User IDs

Added myself to the spreadsheet, it's Apple2Forever, the same as my Xbox Live gamertag.
by skylarking
Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's your most valuable game?
Replies: 55
Views: 1561

Re: What's your most valuable game?

Don't have anything super-rare or expensive. PAL version of "Rule of Rose" maybe?
by skylarking
Mon Sep 02, 2013 8:47 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite video game "Moral Panics"
Replies: 67
Views: 1537

Re: Favourite video game "Moral Panics"

The ridiculous fuss about the "sex scenes" in the original Mass Effect. Most of the alleged "offensive content" was completely made up.