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by Get_in_Gear
Fri Apr 28, 2006 6:09 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best ever name for a console!
Replies: 47
Views: 3376

Re:

SirClive wrote:
Get_in_Gear wrote:After much deliberation, I went for Famicon.
I don't know why though - it just sounds kind of official and futuristic, in a rather kitsch way...
...or a female condom :?

:oops:

Yes, yes - Famicom.

Curse me and my clumsy fingers...
by Get_in_Gear
Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best ever name for a console!
Replies: 47
Views: 3376

After much deliberation, I went for Famicom.
I don't know why though - it just sounds kind of official and futuristic, in a rather kitsch way...

[Edited for spelling]
by Get_in_Gear
Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:14 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's the stupidest name for a console, ever?
Replies: 61
Views: 4394

I went for Wonderswan, simply because it conjures up a mental image of the naffest superhero imaginable...

At least Wii's, like, funny - [beavisandbutthead]huh..hu-huh... huh[/beavisandbutthead]

I hate to say it, but it's kinda growing on me...
by Get_in_Gear
Fri Apr 28, 2006 7:02 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: retroish...Nintendo Wii?
Replies: 56
Views: 4564

I can sort of see what they are getting at, with the ii looking kind of like two little people. Doesn't make it a good name, though. On the other hand - PlayStation just sounded gay at the time; X-Box sounds like a porn channel; Gameboy sounds like "gayboy"; Atari 2600 (I mean - do you say "two-thou...
by Get_in_Gear
Wed Apr 19, 2006 8:45 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite fighting move
Replies: 59
Views: 4991

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Blanka's electric shock is censored easy to counter as is his cannon ball You never played against the people I did though, son... :P they never played against me - double perfect me thinks, blanka :roll: :roll: :roll: No, no - I meant my chums were crap, and fell for the electricity every time...
by Get_in_Gear
Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:04 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Speccy - name the game...
Replies: 17
Views: 2133

Grand Prix Simulator...? That was more like Championship Sprint wasn't it?

EDIT: Or did you mean Italian Supercar - that was Codemasters and may fit the bill...?

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by Get_in_Gear
Tue Apr 18, 2006 4:56 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Chopper games
Replies: 31
Views: 2212

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Sorry, just had a thought; has anyone done a Finbar Saunders-esque "fnarr, fnarr" over the thread title yet...? =-) (Damn, there goes my planned contribution to this thread.) Erm... Airwolf? Blue Thunder? Choplifter? H.E.R.O? (well, sort of) Mr Heli? Aha, that's my choice - Mr Heli. Lots of fun on ...
by Get_in_Gear
Tue Apr 18, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Speccy - name the game...
Replies: 17
Views: 2133

Definitely sounds like LED Storm to me again (someone was asking the for what sounded like the arcade version the other day too... turned out to be Assault though)... http://img107.imageshack.us/img107/310/ledstormscreen13ur.gif http://img107.imageshack.us/img107/5479/ledstormscreen42rw.gif If we ke...
by Get_in_Gear
Sun Apr 16, 2006 11:21 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Classic RPG's
Replies: 50
Views: 4929

Yeah, don't get me wrong, I didn't intend to derail this thread, and I don't think FF IX is the best thing since sliced bread or anything... I too prefer VIII and VII (and IV, V and VI, I suppose). Just no one seems to ever mention that game, which I kind of felt was a shame. I can sort of see why, ...
by Get_in_Gear
Sun Apr 16, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Sonic Or Mario
Replies: 35
Views: 4008

No contest.
Mario.
by Get_in_Gear
Fri Apr 14, 2006 6:06 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Classic RPG's
Replies: 50
Views: 4929

I guess that kind of answers my question.
:)

Like I said, I rather enjoyed it.
I didn't get into FF X though.
I played it, and had fun with it, but it didn't seem like Final Fantasy to me.
by Get_in_Gear
Fri Apr 14, 2006 1:36 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Classic RPG's
Replies: 50
Views: 4929

Although I'm not big on saying "such and such game was very underrated" then plucking out some title generally regarded as rather average... ... Does anyone rate FF IX? It never seems to get mentioned, but I really enjoyed it. Loved that opening, where you controlled Vivi as he wandered into town wh...
by Get_in_Gear
Fri Apr 14, 2006 1:26 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What’s this arcade game!
Replies: 10
Views: 1147

Yeah, LED Storm was first thing that sprung to my mind too... http://www.mame.net/wippics/9908/leds_3.png http://www.mame.net/wippics/9908/leds_2.png http://emustatus.rainemu.com/games/ledtorm/ledstorm-05.png It was a great game on the Speccy, if a little easy... Crash devoted a cover and Crash Smas...
by Get_in_Gear
Thu Apr 13, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite fighting move
Replies: 59
Views: 4991

Re:

koopa42 wrote: Blanka's electric shock is censored easy to counter as is his cannon ball
You never played against the people I did though, son... :P
by Get_in_Gear
Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:36 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite fighting move
Replies: 59
Views: 4991

If there is one move guaranteed to censored off your opponent (and surely that is what it is all about) then it is Blanka's electricity. Made all the more annoying for the fact that he doesn't actually do anything, he just crouches there waiting for some fool to leap on him... and they always do. Fo...