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by mick_aka
Mon Jul 28, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Looking for a monitor
Replies: 17
Views: 774

Got the missus one of these a while back: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MO-012-AS&groupid=703&catid=17&subcat=&name=Asus%20VW195S%2019%22%20Widescreen%20LCD%20Monitor%20-%20Black It's excellent and almost inside your price range, I think if you call them Overclockers will acce...
by mick_aka
Mon Jul 28, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Dreamcast Recomendations??
Replies: 38
Views: 1551

VMUs are dirt ass cheap, I got a job lot of 10 boxed mnt ones off eBay before xmas for a tenner inc. postage! Don't worry about wasting batteries in the VMUs, they only last 5 minuets and are useless unless you want to play VMU games on the move. The Dreamcast's VMUs keep your saves without them. I ...
by mick_aka
Sun Jul 27, 2008 7:08 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Anyone went videogaming at funfairs/theme parks or seasides?
Replies: 60
Views: 5233

Skegness arcade, there was some aweome old-skool machines there before the fire :(
by mick_aka
Sat Jul 26, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help me plan a retro event in Stoke (Midlands) for 2009
Replies: 46
Views: 1716

I don't think so, I think that's the opposite side of the road.
by mick_aka
Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:19 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Console dust covers
Replies: 3
Views: 310

The A1200 ones are still available from Amiga-Kit for a fiver: http://amigakit.leamancomputing.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=691&osCsid=39c8e387c0bdc12e19b0e2f35de4047b As for standard console ones, cant say I've ever seen any, my daily use Saturn lives under a dust cover intended for an ...
by mick_aka
Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help me plan a retro event in Stoke (Midlands) for 2009
Replies: 46
Views: 1716

I just started work with an online gambling/gaming company based in a new building next to the Roebuck center's multi-story car park.
by mick_aka
Sat Jul 26, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help me plan a retro event in Stoke (Midlands) for 2009
Replies: 46
Views: 1716

As it does not look like our Sega Saturn UK meet is happening this year, I would be very interested in exhibiting at this and inviting members of our forum along. I may also be able to offer other help in organising the event (I live down the road in Stone and work in 'castle) Really? Another retro...
by mick_aka
Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help me plan a retro event in Stoke (Midlands) for 2009
Replies: 46
Views: 1716

As it does not look like our Sega Saturn UK meet is happening this year, I would be very interested in exhibiting at this and inviting members of our forum along.

I may also be able to offer other help in organising the event (I live down the road in Stone and work in 'castle)
by mick_aka
Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:06 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24282
Views: 492116

Actua Golf on the Saturn! :? It's acctually a quality golf game, and I have managed to solve allot of the juddery slowdown by going into the sound options and disabling sound. With the background sounds off and no effects or commentary (all played direct from disc) the game's speed becomes quite acc...
by mick_aka
Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:42 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24282
Views: 492116

Sat with a mate and went all the way through Lego Star Wars II on my GameCube last night, this morning I've been having a thrash on Panzer Dragoon II.
by mick_aka
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:42 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bulletin Boards ????? Any still running
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Loads of stuff still running, there are several list websites up for BBS' just Google.
by mick_aka
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Does your Avatar speak volumes about you.?
Replies: 46
Views: 1431

I am nowhere near that thin, and unfortunately I do not own a SEGA lab coat either :(
by mick_aka
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:35 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 31921
Views: 763195

Picket up Earthworm Jim and Streets of Rage 3 for my Megadrive at the bargain price of 50p each.

Also got Lotus Turbo Challenge for Megadrive in a straight swap with a chap on my forum :)
by mick_aka
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: I'm very worried about the future of Retro Gamer Magazine :(
Replies: 37
Views: 3155

I generally find in situations like this that it's the mainstream magazines and weekly publications people stop buying first, not the niche magazines.
by mick_aka
Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:35 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What are you currently playing?
Replies: 24282
Views: 492116

Not living with my partner Rachel, and only seeing her 3 times a week has it's distinct gaming advantages .