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by mel the bell
Mon Jan 23, 2006 2:41 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: commodore dtv thingmijoystick fingy
Replies: 36
Views: 5349

Re:

Okay I have just receieved my 'bought for a fiver at TK Hughes' model. Plugged into the telly, its in black and white (any way to solve this?). Also how do you start the games where you are supposed to press '1' etc? mine played fine plugged into the front of my dvd recorder, which is ntsc compatab...
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Double Dragon
Replies: 69
Views: 7623

BLEURGH
i hate double dragon / renegade games :P
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:00 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: commodore dtv thingmijoystick fingy
Replies: 36
Views: 5349

aye

works fine going through my dvd recorder tho (has the av sockets on the front, my tv doesnt have av sockets, but i do have one of those scart plugs with av sockets on, might try that straight into the telly)
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:11 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: FMV games, what happened to them?
Replies: 36
Views: 4959

its not really in the same league as what you lot are talking about BUT last week i got lord of the rings the third age for the gamecube for £5.99 it looks gorgeous (with video from the film etc in it) but it plays like a dog turn based (you hit an enemy, they hit you, you hit an enemy, thy kill yo...
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 11:52 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite console...
Replies: 98
Views: 7697

snes
n64 for me
two consoles i played the most
the snes had tons of games and quality games at that
the n64 didnt have tons but still had quality

both had serious 2 (or more) player action
including mario kart and goldeneye......do i have to say more?
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: commodore dtv thingmijoystick fingy
Replies: 36
Views: 5349

commodore dtv thingmijoystick fingy

i wonder if hewson got loads of royalties for that, as its mainly hewson games on it

ive been playing tower toppler (nebulus)
firelord
exolon
zynaps the most
might get more into immposible mission
uridium too now :)
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 11:47 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: I got my game on my real spectrum at last!
Replies: 12
Views: 2543

Re: Did it with the Tape Adapter

robpearmain wrote:I used the tape adapter and it worked perfectly:

http://www.peargames.co.uk/pctospec/copy2.htm
LOL @ that ssshh dont wake dad game to the right in the picture :P
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 11:20 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Video game deaths - What's your favourite?
Replies: 109
Views: 12705

nobody said the game thats famous for its deaths?

jetset willy ............when you fall from a great height and lose all your lives instantaneously (zum, zum, zum, zum, zum, zum, zum)

also the big foot that comes down on manic miner and jsw
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 9:31 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Single game handhelds/tabletops
Replies: 74
Views: 6625

i used to have the round yellow grandstand munchman now i have a pocket scramble (boxed) firefox (only part working) (boxed) and a bandai las vegas game (where you have to run left and right and catch coins, then after 1000 you do a 3 of a kind bonus game) (unboxed) i also used to love playing astro...
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Whats your music
Replies: 46
Views: 7171

i like all music (from the oldest, cheesest to the latest)

but especially
punk
reggae
drum and bass



currently i love the post punk sounding bands that are about
arctic monkeys
kaiser cheifs
editors
killers
franz ferdinand
subways

etc
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Looks Like Retro Gamer Will Have Rival Soon
Replies: 12
Views: 2705

Re:

TMR wrote:Tell you what though, one of the writers for Retro:Bytes is a bit strange from what i've heard... =-)
but i dont write for retro bytes?
by mel the bell
Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 2496
Views: 146299

*comes puffing and panting onto the forum*

wait for me guys





im here, the party can start now

*puts on glenn and chris - diamond lights on the stereogram*