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by tssk
Fri Feb 17, 2006 1:36 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Overated Games
Replies: 166
Views: 20663

Resident Evil : For limiting the amount of saves using ribbons. Not so good for those of us who work. Gran Turismo : I just love Ridge Racer so much more. Street Fighter 2 : Always left me cold. Jet Set Willy : Not as much fun as the more linnear Monty on the Run for me. But then again I was a C64 k...
by tssk
Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:53 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Arcade Star Wars home computer conversions
Replies: 17
Views: 2024

Parker Bros also did a port on the 2600.

The tower section really suffers, however the trench section (for the 2600) was pretty good.

The laser 'bombs' heading towards your X-Wing look like staticly fairy floss.
by tssk
Sun Feb 05, 2006 8:57 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer in Australia?
Replies: 68
Views: 10778

Same here.

Got one in the city. They only had one in.

If I sub now what issue will it start on?
by tssk
Thu Jan 19, 2006 2:02 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: C64 To Pc Monitor Is it Possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 1915

Re:

I have had a quick look at a few forums and it does seem that theres a problem with using a VGA converter box. For a converter all the inputs should by using 15kHz sync but for some reason the C64 uses 15.12kHz and therefore is slightly out of sync and gives a rolling picture effect. Judging by wha...
by tssk
Wed Dec 14, 2005 5:56 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Is it just me...? Games only I seem to appreciate
Replies: 63
Views: 7899

Re:

PSI 5 Trading company was fantastic. Closest thing ever to being the captain on the bridge of a star ship (or in this case dodgy firefly style cargo ship.) Did anyone here ever use the keys to get an edge? My fingers used to fly across the keyboard during battle, I have memories of quickly getting ...
by tssk
Wed Dec 14, 2005 1:56 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Is it just me...? Games only I seem to appreciate
Replies: 63
Views: 7899

PSI 5 Trading company was fantastic. Closest thing ever to being the captain on the bridge of a star ship (or in this case dodgy firefly style cargo ship.) Did anyone here ever use the keys to get an edge? My fingers used to fly across the keyboard during battle, I have memories of quickly getting n...
by tssk
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:10 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Elevator Action Returns...
Replies: 23
Views: 3966

The original Elevator Action is pretty good too. I've been playing it to death on Taito Legends (PS2)

The home ports were pretty dire though.
by tssk
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:08 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Great games that haven't stood the test of time
Replies: 72
Views: 9919

Druid (C64) A great Gauntlet variant at the time playing it again revealed how they squeezed so much in one load.

The narrowest play area in living memory.

Trust me, if you think SquareEnix 'widescreen' PAL games are squashed...
by tssk
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer in Australia?
Replies: 68
Views: 10778

Retro Gamer in Australia?

Will Retro Gamer be distributed in Australia or will a 'local' version be printed here?