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by Hurray Banana
Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:30 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Horizontal or vertical shmups?
Replies: 57
Views: 4818

I'm torn between both. I started on single screen shooter, Pheonix, moon cresta, Gyruss etc... then has the hardware got better the vertical shooters came along first, such as Star Force, Truxton, Tiger Heli, Slap Fight etc... Then horizontal ones like R-Type and Salamander (bit of both) took my mon...
by Hurray Banana
Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:16 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Screwed up remakes of classic games
Replies: 14
Views: 2391

Street Fighter 2 on PS2 Capcom Classics, seems more like an emulation of the SNES version than the arcade one.

Not being able to change control layouts on the Midway arcade treasures, the defaults are awful for some games.
by Hurray Banana
Sun Apr 23, 2006 6:44 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The first game you EVER played on your 8-bit computer.
Replies: 129
Views: 16585

I tried to play the tape version of 'Way of the Exploding Fist' on my CPC 6128, but I had to hack the loader so the game missed the firmware addresses of the disk drive controller.

Played games on early consoles (VCS etc..) but this was my first computer, great introduction.