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by PAC
Sun Jun 14, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: wrestling
Replies: 2798
Views: 61874

Re: wrestling

As a schoolboy, wrestling was a weekly nightmare but at least it was exhilarating; way beyond cricket, tennis, or the gorefest of metal studs aka rugby.

Then you read Roland Barthes' Mythologies (basically, what Pratty says) and TV / US wrestling falls apart.
by PAC
Thu Jun 11, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Instrumental Album Recommendations
Replies: 29
Views: 388

Re: Instrumental Album Recommendations

LaBradford 'A Stable Reference' - beautiful drift / drone long-player.
by PAC
Fri Jun 05, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best "Thrust" type-game?
Replies: 12
Views: 213

Re: Best "Thrust" type-game?

Thrust on the BBC B was my fine entry to the sport !
by PAC
Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 142
Replies: 58
Views: 2620

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 142

Quality all the way this month.. settled down start of the week and still half an issue to enjoy. Quality.
by PAC
Sun May 31, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4632
Views: 122472

Re: What are you listening to right now?

Bjork. Studio Albums given the reissue treatment.
Very close to pop music genius.
by PAC
Sun May 31, 2015 9:05 pm
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: Retro Game store (brick & mortar) reviews
Replies: 14
Views: 638

Re: Retro Game store (brick & mortar) reviews

Appreciate it's a google away but it would be nice if ''Talking Shop' included contact info, at least which city plays host !
by PAC
Sun May 31, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Rejected RG covers
Replies: 11
Views: 614

Re: Rejected RG covers

Thanks for the update.

Purchased a beautiful CRASH cover print from Oliver and his agent last year. Lovely folk and a charm of a cover this month !
by PAC
Wed May 27, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Rejected RG covers
Replies: 11
Views: 614

Re: Rejected RG covers

Lovely little feature. Always enjoy the letter pages !
by PAC
Mon May 11, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Which book(s) are you currently reading?
Replies: 1130
Views: 35124

Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Becoming Steve Jobs.. for work really. It's a terrific revision full of interviews with all the key players at Apple.
by PAC
Sat May 09, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What machine would you like to see on Retro Gamer's cover?
Replies: 132
Views: 1954

Re: What machine would you like to see on Retro Gamer's cove

Has there been a BBC Micro 'Top 25 Games' ?

Cabs always have my vote but I would love to delve into a full feature on the computer that was unique in managing to hijack homes and classroom !
by PAC
Fri May 01, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What machine would you like to see on Retro Gamer's cover?
Replies: 132
Views: 1954

Re: What machine would you like to see on Retro Gamer's cove

The Subscription's going nowhere !
by PAC
Fri May 01, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The General Election
Replies: 698
Views: 7233

Re: The General Election

Last night was interesting. The audience is always a problem.. the first minute cam-pan told you just how representative it was of Britain. I lecture in leadership and had my students - many reluctantly - tune in. I didn't see the viewing figures today but from where i sat Cameron came across as wel...
by PAC
Fri May 01, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: marvel uk
Replies: 21
Views: 1496

Re: marvel uk

Lovely to see the shelves full of Marvel UK. I grew up on Transformers, Secret Wars, Spiderman and i think there might have been a Zoids comic at one stage over here.. might not have been by Marvel. Boxes of much loved American originals these days but Marvel UK was my introduction to so many charac...
by PAC
Fri May 01, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What machine would you like to see on Retro Gamer's cover?
Replies: 132
Views: 1954

Re: What machine would you like to see on Retro Gamer's cove

I'm with PSJ809.. I'd love to see more arcade features. It's the reason i read the mag and became a gamer in the first place. Conversions were always top of my list and first to load up ! When i saw the thread title i was actually going to suggest 'Astro Wars', 'Tron' hand mini-macnines.. assuming a...
by PAC
Fri May 01, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Akihabara, Tokyo
Replies: 28
Views: 573

Re: Akihabara, Tokyo

Antmeister.. it is quite the city to explore, you got it !!