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by planetmatt
Tue Mar 14, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Hi Def Help
Replies: 16
Views: 2231

I have a 42" plasma which i use for all my gaming and have never had any problem with burnin. I have a Cube and PS2 connected over Component cables and prog-scan games run fine. My Hitachi PD42-7200 has also has a basic screen saver which moves the image 5pixels every 5 minutes. You dont notice it a...
by planetmatt
Sun Mar 05, 2006 11:28 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: RG forum's 100 great retro games—as chosen by YOU!
Replies: 522
Views: 71092

64. Civilization - PC/Amiga/ST

Never gets boring, still playable now and like the best games; capable of turning minutes into hours. Made from the same stuff as Advance Wars. Gaming crack.
by planetmatt
Tue Feb 14, 2006 9:37 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Gaming Events in 2006
Replies: 30
Views: 3617

We definently need an event in the South. I get scared crossing the M4.
by planetmatt
Mon Feb 13, 2006 4:56 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The first game you EVER played on your 8-bit computer.
Replies: 129
Views: 16297

Thru the Wall on the Spectrum Horrizons tape followed by Avenger, a Scramble clone

First Console game was Pitfall or Amidar on the 2600.
by planetmatt
Mon Feb 13, 2006 4:54 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Modern games that 'restore your faith'
Replies: 106
Views: 12029

Resident Evil 4 - Just outstanding in every area Beyond Good and Evil - Theres just something about this, its "different" but still immensly playable and the voice acting actually has good emotion and delivery Rez - Totally different, an old skool concept presented in an amazingly fresh way. Win or ...
by planetmatt
Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:33 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Overated Games
Replies: 166
Views: 21329

Altered Beast???? Why was it a launch title on the MD? It was a steaming pile of kak.
by planetmatt
Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:26 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The Best Doom Clones...?
Replies: 63
Views: 5699

Rise of the Triad (PC) - First with Dial Pistols, Rooms over rooms, and breakable windows

Alien Triogy (PS1) - Very atmospheric

Serious Sam (PC) What Doom 3 should have been, hoards of enemies, action that doesnt let up, great weapons and a GSOH.
by planetmatt
Mon Jan 30, 2006 11:06 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Temper Temper!!
Replies: 52
Views: 6010

I threw my Atari ST mouse out my bedroom window whilst playing Lemmings. The mouse survived.
by planetmatt
Fri Jan 27, 2006 2:28 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Currently Playing
Replies: 141
Views: 18938

today i will be playing Killzone.

Also on the go are:

Mario Kart DS
Advance Wars Dual Strike
Ratchet and Clank 2 (2nd play thru)
Need for Speed: Most Wanted
Sonic Gems (PS2)
by planetmatt
Tue Jan 24, 2006 5:39 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Retro Toys
Replies: 163
Views: 31305

Re:

Morkin wrote:What about Tamiya ? Never owned anything by them, but I read their bloody catalogues over & over. :lol:
Tamiiya were great, I had a Midnight Pumpkin! Took forever to charge tho and it only lasted 25mins :(
by planetmatt
Mon Jan 23, 2006 10:24 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Retro Toys
Replies: 163
Views: 31305

Lego, best toy ever fact, especially Classic Space (the blue and grey stuff) and Technic

Star Wars, cant believe I carbooted most of my figures. Still have an AT-AT and AT-ST tho.

Transformers, but only the orginal Autobots and Decepticon planes. The cassette player and dinosaw ones were gash.
by planetmatt
Mon Jan 23, 2006 10:10 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Video game deaths - What's your favourite?
Replies: 109
Views: 13192

Pretty much any of Mortal Kombat's fatalities. The spine wrenching one always springs to mind. Unforgettable.
by planetmatt
Mon Jan 23, 2006 10:07 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: AVATARS
Replies: 105
Views: 15098

Mine is obviously Mario on his Kart and I made it myself using Fireworks MX and a sprite sheet I found online.
by planetmatt
Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Anyone here have this console
Replies: 20
Views: 3676

I remember in the early 80s, my mate and i took his old Grandstand console outside and smashed it to pieces with a claw hammer. Cant remember why but he had a Speccy by then and I just liked smashing stuff.
by planetmatt
Fri Jan 20, 2006 4:27 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The Best shmups throughout the ages
Replies: 92
Views: 11412

My favs:

Forgotten Worlds
Thunderforce IV
Rez
Slapshot
Raiden
Salamander
1941