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by stigodump
Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:34 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Single game handhelds/tabletops
Replies: 74
Views: 6829

Re: Single game handhelds/tabletops

We all had them in the 80's, my all time fave was the superb Astro Wars from Grandstand (I can feel an eBay coming on). I also had a really cool yellow pac man that was kinda shaped like Pac himself could go round the clock on that. Whats your fave (or whats the next piece of retro goodness I shoul...
by stigodump
Thu Jan 19, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite Computer
Replies: 93
Views: 14479

In fact my mobile phone has all of those inlcuding apps. That doesn't make it any more of a computer. :wink:
by stigodump
Thu Jan 19, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite Computer
Replies: 93
Views: 14479

Re:

<pedant> Strictly speaking, it is. It has a CPU, it has memory, it has input/output ports, it runs firmware, an OS and apps (well, games). "Console" should be seen as a subdivision of the "Computer" group, with machines like the C64, Speccy CPC etc as "Home Computers". </pedant> Not that it matters...
by stigodump
Wed Jan 18, 2006 2:15 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: PC ENGINE
Replies: 13
Views: 2701

Too be honest you'd be better off getting it modded.

I bought mine with the RGB mod already done and the picture is superb.

Miles better than the standard rf picture.
by stigodump
Wed Jan 18, 2006 2:08 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite Computer
Replies: 93
Views: 14479

Strictly speaking the Megadrive isn't a computer.

Anyway, it has to be the Amstrad CPC. Easy. The 6128 in particular was a wonderfull machine. It may have had too many lazy Speccy ports but it also had a lot of games that took advantage of the extra graphics modes.