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by HalcyonDaze
Wed Jan 18, 2006 6:23 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: If you could be a game character...
Replies: 33
Views: 6115

Guybrush Threepwood,

roaming round Monkey Island drinking plenty of grog !
by HalcyonDaze
Tue Jan 17, 2006 5:58 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Video game deaths - What's your favourite?
Replies: 109
Views: 13184

Barbarian, the decapitation. Genius, especially in two players, as you are both trying desperately to land that instant kill. And it is SO satisfying when you manage to do it.
by HalcyonDaze
Wed Jan 04, 2006 10:18 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Lucasarts's adventure games
Replies: 71
Views: 7272

Loved the Monkey Island games, especially 1 and 2, which are pure gaming genius.

Monkey Island 1 & 2 would have to be in my top 10 all time faves.

Guybrush Threepwood = legend.
by HalcyonDaze
Sun Jan 01, 2006 11:00 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: X-com Apocalypse
Replies: 7
Views: 1666

X-com Apocalypse

Anybody know if this game is any good ? Somebody on the old retro-gamer forum tipped me off about this game earlier this year, but I have not seen it in any of the shops. I have always loved the turn based strategy games, from Rebel Star Raiders - Laser Squad - and on to the X-com games. Any info on...
by HalcyonDaze
Fri Dec 30, 2005 2:03 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Games that have stood the test of time
Replies: 62
Views: 7364

Too many to mention, but off the top of my head I would say:

Bubble Bobble

Tetris

Double Dragon

SF2

R-Type

Laser Squad

+ loads more

If it wasn't for PES5 and FM2006 I would say I spend more time with retro games than I do with the modern stuff !!
by HalcyonDaze
Fri Dec 30, 2005 1:48 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Welcome one and all
Replies: 61
Views: 16927

I was gutted when Retro Gamer was stopped, but the "new" mag is excellent. Really pleased with both the 1st and 2nd issues that I have received through the post. If the 3rd issue is just as good ( no reason why it shouldn't be ) I will definitely be subscribing again. Keep up the good work, and it's...