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by noobish hat
Tue Sep 02, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 3d Paper Dioaramas of Classic Videogames
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: 3d Paper Dioaramas of Classic Videogames

These aren't made by you, right?
by noobish hat
Wed Aug 27, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The anti-what grinds your gears thread.
Replies: 274
Views: 6991

Re: The anti-what grinds your gears thread.

I love all that stuff! For some reason (probably because I haven't gone back to them for 20 years, unlike games, movies), few things take me back like old game shows. My favourites are Family Fortunes and Catchphrase on Challenge. There's not enough though, and I'm living abroad, so I don't have tha...
by noobish hat
Mon Aug 25, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Blots on the gaming landscape.
Replies: 72
Views: 946

Re: Blots on the gaming landscape.

Must this happen in every thread? It's just a bit of banter ffs.
by noobish hat
Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Blots on the gaming landscape.
Replies: 72
Views: 946

Re: Blots on the gaming landscape.

As for the Micro, I do like it, it's just that I often feel like I'm doing the games a disservice by playing them on such a small screen (even if it is nice and bright/vivid). It's like watching an Oscar-winning movie on your phone. They're meant to be on a small screen, but not THAT small. I find i...
by noobish hat
Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Blots on the gaming landscape.
Replies: 72
Views: 946

Re: Blots on the gaming landscape.

Woah, don't dismiss ALL the 3D stuff. Monkey Ball is great, for a start. Although having said that, if you're playing them on a tv, yeah, there's not much reason to play the GBA versions of Monkey Ball, Duke Nukem, V Rally etc. I can't abide the Game Boy Player though because it ruins the whole expe...
by noobish hat
Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:41 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Blots on the gaming landscape.
Replies: 72
Views: 946

Re: Blots on the gaming landscape.

I'm sure there are worse systems, like the 32X or Jaguar or whatever, but not having played them, I think I'll say the GBA SP. What a horrible redesign. It was the first step Nintendo took down the long slippery slope of form over function. They mindlessly ripped the clamshell design from popular ph...
by noobish hat
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Does anybody actually sit and play all the way through Retro
Replies: 26
Views: 701

Re: Does anybody actually sit and play all the way through R

I tend not to finish many games. I buy/have bought far too many anyway. I get opportunity paralysis or I get distracted by something else. The games I finish are usually my old favourites (Zeldas, Resident Evil, Broken Sword, Super Metroid, Lylat Wars etc), which I've completed over and over again. ...
by noobish hat
Fri Aug 15, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Game Gear
Replies: 16
Views: 266

Re: Game Gear

Ok, one more: Master of Darkness! Excellent Castlevania rip off.
by noobish hat
Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Game Gear
Replies: 16
Views: 266

Re: Game Gear

Fantastic machine. Great fun to collect for. One of the very few handheld systems that it's actually comfortable to use (as an adult) thanks to it's beautiful chunky design. Very nice ageless black finish and lovely curved ages too. Just great design all round. The battery problem is no longer a pro...
by noobish hat
Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The Best Game You've Bought For a Pound or Less
Replies: 47
Views: 805

Re: The Best Game You've Bought For a Pound or Less

Oh, and worst buy was without a shadow of a doubt, Hidden and Dangerous on PS1. Absolute unadulterated pap.
by noobish hat
Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The Best Game You've Bought For a Pound or Less
Replies: 47
Views: 805

Re: The Best Game You've Bought For a Pound or Less

I went through a phase a while back where, inspired by a few blog posts, I was trying to see how many times I could get five games for only five pounds (and this was inclusive of postage on ebay too). Best buys were Kururin and GTA on GBA, Ghost Hunter on PS2, Chu Chu Rocket on DC, and Tomb Raider 2...
by noobish hat
Wed Jul 23, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: "Off the beaten track" PS2 classics
Replies: 32
Views: 644

Re: "Off the beaten track" PS2 classics

Ghost Hunter was alright.
by noobish hat
Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum issue 132 - Favourite first-person shooter
Replies: 49
Views: 988

Re: From the forum issue 132 - Favourite first-person shoote

Goldeneye is the obvious choice for me. Just as playable today as it was 15 years ago, I don't care what they say! Less popular choice would be Doom 64. Great lighting effects and atmosphere, and too many levels and secrets for its own good.
by noobish hat
Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What system do you regularly play on?
Replies: 17
Views: 287

Re: What system do you regularly play on?

Right now it would be my GBA or my PS1, which I keep in my desk at work with the screen attachment.
by noobish hat
Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Are the PS1, Saturn classic's or have they aged Badly?
Replies: 66
Views: 994

Re: Are the PS1, Saturn classic's or have they aged Badly?

I'll not hear a bad word said against crappy early 3D. That's what gives the era its charm!