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by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: gamestations retro game cull
Replies: 78
Views: 4974

My local gamestation in Stafford, not including a Saturn they have had in the window for years, now have ZERO retro stock. Up the road in Stoke they only have one or two items. Nottingham still have a good ammount upstairs. It's long been Gamestation's practice to destroy unsold stock, a good friend...
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Counterfeit GBA games........help
Replies: 46
Views: 2374

Looks like a pirate, my Final Fantasy 1&2 cart turned out to be a pirate, it plays but does not save :(
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31901
Views: 759088

You should check out Stellar Assault, easilly my favorite 32x title :)
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31901
Views: 759088

Just won Virtua Fighter for 32X from eBay which now takes me up to 10 PAL 32X games :)
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:32 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Things that are getting smaller as we get older...
Replies: 39
Views: 3711

I remember when mars bars were lovely and chunky, there were also wrapped in grease proof paper and cost 12.5p

Anyone else remember those horrible tiny half pennies? I hated those, was so happy when they got rid of them and then they brought in those tiny 5 pence pieces! gah!!!
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Things that are getting smaller as we get older...
Replies: 39
Views: 3711

The Master wrote:
Due to this, my Willy is also substantially bigger now than in 1983.
But then in 1983 small willies were very much the fasion.
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: What is retro?
Replies: 308
Views: 26258

On a personal level I class anything from the previous decade and before as retro, and anything from the current decade as contemporary. On a more official defining level, retro implies anything 'not of this time' so applying that logic to games consoles & computers they automatically become retro a...
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I've crashed my car!
Replies: 52
Views: 2845

Last year was my year for accidents, I got hit in the side on a roundabout by someone sending a text, a month later I lost it on some ice and rolled into a ditch, a couple of months after than I hit an Iraqi immigrant who ran out into heavy traffic, then just before xmas I hit a learner driver who s...
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Dreamcast On-Line games
Replies: 18
Views: 1419

I have no acctual reason for using it, apart from because I can 8)
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Dreamcast On-Line games
Replies: 18
Views: 1419

A good route through Google will throw you up some active PSO severs. There is a version of Counter-Strike still in development for DC, currently it's a single player version but there has been much demand for the addition on multiplayer functionality (fingers crossed!) Incidentally, anyone still us...
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:31 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Things that are getting smaller as we get older...
Replies: 39
Views: 3711

will2097 wrote:Wagon Wheels. Close thread now please. :wink:
Don't even get me ****ing started!

Televisions seem to be getting smaller depth wise, however they have increased dramatically width wise thus restoring balance to the universe.
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24241
Views: 488180

Just had a good thrash on Solaris on my Atari 2600, still an awesome game.

This evening I'm going to fire up the 32X for a bit of Stellar Assault :)
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 2506
Views: 148013

Howdy all, my name is Mick and in from Staffordshire UK. I'm a games designer/artist but am currently freelancing as a graphic and print designer/consultant. I'm massively into my retro gaming (of course) mainy Sega Saturn, MegaDrive, Dreamcast, NES, Atari 2600 and Gamecube (is this retro yet? lol)....
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: EIGHTIES MUSIC.
Replies: 223
Views: 24154

Marillion anyone?

...I'll get my coat :oops:
by mick_aka
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!
Replies: 327
Views: 62981

*cough* shameless plug *cough* http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb87/segasaturnuk/random/saturnlogos.gif Launched last year by myself and is a slowly growing repository for all Sega Saturn information, the site is very dependant on contributions from users so anyone who wants to help out would be ...