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by sirclive1
Wed May 04, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anyone going to Blackpool event at end of April?
Replies: 149
Views: 2724

Re: Anyone going to Blackpool event at end of April?

Yeah the arcade maintenance must be a nightmare !
by sirclive1
Wed May 04, 2016 6:17 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anyone going to Blackpool event at end of April?
Replies: 149
Views: 2724

Re: Anyone going to Blackpool event at end of April?

The event is overall great and i love the atmosphere but 1) The traders hall is now just basically filled with stalls selling plush toys / anime / memorabila etc , i only counted 5 stalls actually selling games , compared to previous years is very poor , 2 full stalls of funko pops :-( , fair play t...
by sirclive1
Tue Apr 12, 2016 4:53 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Is piracy still a problem in Gaming.
Replies: 63
Views: 1252

Re: Is piracy still a problem in Gaming.

Attitudes towards piracy have changed in the last few years, collectors prefer the real deal . copies have no value , they look dreadful as well . Sadly, there isn't a lot to collect these days. The days of big box Amiga/ST/PC games and glossy booklets are long gone - even if you buy a retail PC ga...
by sirclive1
Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:04 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Worst game you've ever bought
Replies: 47
Views: 1243

Re: Worst game you've ever bought

Eastenders on the spectrum , £9.95 in 1986 was a small fortune , saved up a few quid each week from my paper round money , no reviews around but took the plunge , got home , gutted , same thing happened with world cup carnival , £9.95 ! They still burn nearly 30 years on , so they must be my worst g...
by sirclive1
Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:00 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Is piracy still a problem in Gaming.
Replies: 63
Views: 1252

Re: Is piracy still a problem in Gaming.

Attitudes towards piracy have changed in the last few years, collectors prefer the real deal . copies have no value , they look dreadful as well .
by sirclive1
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anyone going to Blackpool event at end of April?
Replies: 149
Views: 2724

Re: Anyone going to Blackpool event at end of April?

Its on 2 days :D , yes staying over as well , even though its only 45 mins drive , i just love blackpool so ill take a mini break and enjoy both days , spend too much and play arcade games all afternoon !
by sirclive1
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Discuss Time! Issue 154
Replies: 21
Views: 962

Re: Discuss Time! Issue 154

Pga Golf European Tour , simple to play , tough to master , still gives me a game over 20 years on !
by sirclive1
Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: How much money ?
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: How much money ?

Well ill answer you , as this forum seems very quiet at the moment ! . I used to spend 50p a week ( every weds) , for a pass to peppermint place in chorley , which gave out free credits for 3 hours ( 6pm - 9pm) . other than that it was a bi yearly save up / trip to blackpool which i'd take around £1...
by sirclive1
Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: VIDEO GAME MARKET 3 - Doncaster Dome - 5th March 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 759

Re: VIDEO GAME MARKET 3 - Doncaster Dome - 5th March 2016

nokgod wrote:Had a great time, met loads of guys from the forums and made a bit of money! Fantastic. :D 8)
Damn , looked at your stall with Nokgod on it and throught , were do i know that name from , you looked very busy chatting n selling though , well done !
by sirclive1
Thu Mar 03, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Discuss Time! Issue 153
Replies: 18
Views: 988

Re: Discuss Time! Issue 153

Yes , especially for the Nes , some cracking ntsc games out there for bargain prices !
by sirclive1
Sat Feb 27, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Spectrum Vega Plus Poll
Replies: 371
Views: 14936

Re: Spectrum Vega Plus Poll

Pre ordered , red , cannot wait ! :D £100 - bargain !
by sirclive1
Sun Jan 31, 2016 7:16 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Regular subscribers shafted once again.
Replies: 17
Views: 1298

Re: Regular subscribers shafted once again.

Don't subscribers get a pretty good deal anyway ? Sky do the same kinda thing , been with them 20 years now , they don't throw any freebies at us , just raise the price yearly ! new subscribers get 3 months free this n that . :)
by sirclive1
Sun Jan 31, 2016 7:13 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31973
Views: 777019

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

wonder if this is the longest thread on here ? anyway - happy purchases this week include castlevania III for the nes and a lovely virtua racing megadrive console .
by sirclive1
Sat Jan 30, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Hateful 8 trailer(Tarantino's new film)
Replies: 21
Views: 464

Re: The Hateful 8 trailer(Tarantino's new film)

I've seen it... it was good... not his best but it was an interesting film. In a way it reminded me of an Agatha Christie type whodunit, all the players assembled in a room and we slowly work out who is doing what and their motivation is. Like I say, it was good, at nearly three hours it was long a...
by sirclive1
Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: E.T Adventure (Spectrum)
Replies: 1
Views: 170

Re: E.T Adventure (Spectrum)

cheers !