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by drewbar
Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:31 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Top 25 Amiga Games
Replies: 90
Views: 2037

Re: Top 25 Amiga Games

Settlers: Awesome strategy game before the series took itself too seriously. This was the game that got my wife into strategy sims. I had to pry her off the Amiga so I could have ago! Flashback: This game still impresses me with the graphics, animation and great story. Always a come back to game. S...
by drewbar
Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:01 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Being an older gamer
Replies: 70
Views: 1678

Re: Being an older gamer

nokgod wrote:44 this year and nobody gives a toss that i play games. Just how i like it. :D
I second that.
by drewbar
Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The History of Ocean - a preview
Replies: 58
Views: 2901

Re: The History of Ocean - a preview

Sounds good. Put me down for one. Will need to work out postage to Oz!
by drewbar
Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:03 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 'Hunchback' Ocean ad wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 307

Re: 'Hunchback' Ocean ad wanted

Hey there. I have scanned a copy of the Hunchback add with the artwork on the side. It may be better than the one you have. It is hard to scan as the left side is really close to the staple lines. PM me with your email address and I can send it through..
by drewbar
Mon Sep 02, 2013 6:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Happy 40th Birthday DARRAN
Replies: 31
Views: 678

Re: Happy 40th Birthday DARRAN

Happy Retro Birthday. Hope you had a great one!
by drewbar
Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Random snaps
Replies: 32
Views: 1045

Re: Random snaps

markopoloman wrote:The horse just has a long neck. I'm worried that the cat may be back... it has an eye on my projector :shock:
It does look suspiciously like a "cat burglar".

Ba dum tss!
by drewbar
Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Liam's cryptic clue compo!
Replies: 7
Views: 440

Re: Liam's cryptic clue compo!

Awesome!

Thanks for running the competition Liam. Reading the answers now gives a few Aha moments. Nice question for Project Gotham Racing...now it is so obvious!

Well done to everyone else that gave it a crack.

Better dust of the PSP.

Thanks again!
by drewbar
Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Any Sega fans from Australia here?
Replies: 13
Views: 625

Re: Any Sega fans from Australia here?

My impression at the time was that the NES and SNES were marginally more popular than the Sega machines. Generally, Nintendo had the larger sections in the stores and not many people I knew at the time had Sega machines. Also the majority of the rental places at the time tended to have NES and SNES ...
by drewbar
Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Any Sega fans from Australia here?
Replies: 13
Views: 625

Re: Any Sega fans from Australia here?

I would't call myself a huge fan, but I do tend to "collect" for the SMD and SMS if I see items in "the wild". Based in country Vic.
by drewbar
Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Competition time, methinks! WON ALREADY!
Replies: 54
Views: 1081

Re: Competition time, methinks!

Nice idea

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by drewbar
Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Australia's first R18+ rating game
Replies: 15
Views: 638

Re: Australia's first R18+ rating game

This is also an interesting site on banned films, games etc and the reasons why the were banned in Australia: http://www.refused-classification.com/default.html Mortal Kombat http://www.refused-classification.com/censorship/games/m.html#mortal-kombat Manhunt 2 was never submitted guessing that Rocks...
by drewbar
Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Australia's first R18+ rating game
Replies: 15
Views: 638

Re: Australia's first R18+ rating game

May have posted this before, here is a list of banned games in Australia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ba ... _Australia
by drewbar
Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Australia's first R18+ rating game
Replies: 15
Views: 638

Re: Australia's first R18+ rating game

Negative Creep wrote:Odd how we see the Aussies as rebellious and strong willed, yet they have one of the most extreme nanny states on earth. Presumably Mortal Kombat is still illegal?
Yes, at this stage. Hopefully, the Komplete Edition may get submitted for classification????
by drewbar
Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Australia's first R18+ rating game
Replies: 15
Views: 638

Australia's first R18+ rating game

After a battle of around 10 years Australia has it's first R18+ game. Maybe a little surprising as it's a Wii-U game that takes the honour. Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge.

http://www.theage.com.au/digital-life/g ... 2ckx6.html
by drewbar
Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Happy Birthday BOYO
Replies: 27
Views: 672

Re: Happy Birthday BOYO

Many happy returns Chris. Hope your day was filled with retro goodness!