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by ianpmarks
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best or Worst of ZX Spectrum
Replies: 43
Views: 727

Re: Best or Worst of ZX Spectrum

I always hated Ocean's Kong. It had a stickman, and Kong looked ridiculous. It was also impossible to play as you had to be pixel perfect to get up the ladders. They did an official Donkey Kong later which was much better. Kong probably wasn't the worst arcade conversion, but I've always resented it...
by ianpmarks
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Scariest gaming moments of all time
Replies: 80
Views: 1387

Re: Scariest gaming moments of all time

Call me a wuss for this if you like, but in Halo when you release the flood, the mission brief simply says "ESCAPE!" and you have to run like bloody hell whilst being chased by parasites was a pretty creepy moment for me. Completely agree. The flood were really scary the first time you discover the...
by ianpmarks
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is the forum in decline?
Replies: 313
Views: 6989

Re: Is the forum in decline?

Probably not. Still lurk a bit, but not as much as I used to. I have to say I've stopped buying the magazine, but do still peruse this forum every now and then. There are still a few knowledgeable and interesting writers on here whose musings I'd miss What happened to your old account? Couldn't get...
by ianpmarks
Mon Aug 11, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is the forum in decline?
Replies: 313
Views: 6989

Re: Is the forum in decline?

Probably not.

Still lurk a bit, but not as much as I used to.
I have to say I've stopped buying the magazine, but do still peruse this forum every now and then. There are still a few knowledgeable and interesting writers on here whose musings I'd miss
by ianpmarks
Mon Aug 11, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Scariest gaming moments of all time
Replies: 80
Views: 1387

Re: Scariest gaming moments of all time

Doom always freaked me out a little bit.
Think it was the scratching sounds you sometimes heard.
by ianpmarks
Mon Aug 11, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum issue 133 - Favourite turn-based strategy
Replies: 43
Views: 1027

Re: From the forum issue 133 - Favourite turn-based strategy

Rebestar Raiders, I lost weeks (and possibly a couple of O levels) to that game.
by ianpmarks
Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Issue 132
Replies: 121
Views: 3144

Re: Issue 132

Is the Atari 7800 article about the development of the 7800 or about good games and accessories for the 7800?
I hope it is the latter as I think we have heard the story of the 7800's development quite a few times now.