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by djcarlos
Mon Dec 18, 2006 7:28 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: History of electronic music
Replies: 15
Views: 2649

Yep that is a great site....could have done with that when I was a young metaller! Nothing wrong with metal, don't get me wrong, just would have been nice to have someone explain things at times! If you've ever been into a "underground" record shop as a naive young slip of a lad and asked for a tune...
by djcarlos
Sun Dec 17, 2006 11:37 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: History of electronic music
Replies: 15
Views: 2649

History of electronic music

For anyone who has even a passing interest in Kraftwerk (and let's face it, if you're here, you should have), Ninja Tune, electronic audio pioneers, or just damn fine original music, check these links out. Nothing dodgy or illegal, I assure you! 8) http://www.bosbos.net/2006/12/12/solid-steel-kevs-k...
by djcarlos
Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 2508
Views: 151991

I will answer your questions in order.... Woody * When DJing I play breaks-tech-house-dnb-punk-rock-noise....honest....although cheese-trance sounds mighty interesting. Cheese & Trance....are they not the same thing? (heehee) markopoloman * I have to answer C64 because I'm easily pleased with nice g...
by djcarlos
Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:30 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Where do you buy Retro Gamer?
Replies: 82
Views: 8237

Used to get it from the little newsagent over the road...1 issue in stock every month, I had to be quick....
Subscriber now...
by djcarlos
Thu Dec 14, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: CD/DVD Scratch Repair Kits
Replies: 11
Views: 2150

While we're on the subject of Cash Convertors.... I'm lucky(?) enough to live above the Brighton branch and found the "Alien Quadrilogy" 9-DVDs-in-an-Alien-head-set for a bargain price...a couple of the DVDs looked a bit suspect, but the chap had no problem with checking them ALL on a massive telly ...
by djcarlos
Thu Dec 14, 2006 1:27 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What was your favourite retro joystick?
Replies: 106
Views: 8215

I have to vote for the Speedking...it was about the only stick I could find that would work properly with my Electron.
Very ergonomic too.
by djcarlos
Thu Dec 14, 2006 1:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A nice cup of Tea
Replies: 61
Views: 3395

Put a Yorkshire Tea teabag in cup Boil kettle, and pour water into cup while still boiling Stir, and apply slight squeezing to teabag against side of cup Add milk until it is the perfect tea colour Drink tea I use twinnings every day tea and its a reasonable teabag. I leave it to soak in there for ...
by djcarlos
Thu Dec 14, 2006 11:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 2508
Views: 151991

Afternoon everybody... I've just realised I've been a naughty boy and posted a few things without introducing myself here. I humbly beg your forgiveness. I must confess I feel a bit of a fraud....I currently own a PS2 and a PC (which is five years old and has never been upgraded in any way...is that...
by djcarlos
Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:45 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: I have the best cartoon on video
Replies: 79
Views: 15657

What about James The Cat?
by djcarlos
Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:23 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Where does everyone live?
Replies: 172
Views: 20881

Brighton, UK...and no, it's not sunny
by djcarlos
Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:51 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: How toys affected your gaming
Replies: 18
Views: 4017

Well.....Matchbox cars for me when I were a lad....and amongst the retro loveliness I still find plenty of time for Gran Turismo 4...so....I have to say yep!
by djcarlos
Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:06 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Jackson and Livingstone - Fighting Fantasy
Replies: 71
Views: 10783

:D Nice one! That's the puppy....
by djcarlos
Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:53 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Sticker albums
Replies: 38
Views: 7250

I had loads of Garbage Pail Kids stickers...not great as far as parents were concerned, so natch they were amazingly popular at my school. I remember rumours that you could get an album for them, this has gone down in personal history as an urban myth until I ckecked eBay....how come they didn't sel...
by djcarlos
Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:49 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Jackson and Livingstone - Fighting Fantasy
Replies: 71
Views: 10783

I seem to remember a bizarre game book based on The Crystal Maze...can't find it anywhere but I definitely had one....
Also, what about the Choose Your Own Adventure books? I'm sure they came before FF but I might be wrong.
by djcarlos
Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:26 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum question for Issue 33
Replies: 82
Views: 7825

Which home ports were better than the arcade originals?

Got to be Time Crisis on the original PlayStation....the reason I bought the mighty beast! Sod Tekken-bloody-2....at last I could roll around my living room commando style yelling "ave it you evil orange gits!" without getting strange looks. :oops: