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by Doddsy
Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: retro regrets ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1379

Regrets I've had a few... Selling my Spectrum +2 with about 200 original games that included originals of Knightlore Sabrewulf etc. For 100 quid to buy an Amiga A500 in 1990. And.... Selling my Oric-1 with Zorgons Revenge & Fooball Manager for 30 quid to buy a rubber keyed ZX Spectrum for 50 quid!! ...
by Doddsy
Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Game Music
Replies: 61
Views: 1859

For me its; WarHawk & Monty On The Run for the C64 Turrican II Stryx & SupercarsII for the Amiga was standouts for me. Shadow Of The Beast wasn't half bad either! For the Speccy - Renegade, Stormbringer & Glider Rider. Interestingly I've just uploaded on MYSPACE my Monty On The Run remix if anyone i...
by Doddsy
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Top Five 80's Albums
Replies: 59
Views: 3151

Sputryk wrote:
Doddsy wrote:6) Real Wild Child - Iggy Pop
I think you mean Blah, Blah, Blah. Great album. :D
I'm glad you spotted that! That was a test to see if anyone was reading my post! I picked 10 as well instead of 5 oops! :wink:
by Doddsy
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Arcade Anecdotes
Replies: 22
Views: 809

When I was a kid we went to blackpool on holiday and while I was playing a robocop arcade machine in the pleasure beach, a fat guy came up behind me and pretended to be humping me, and a security guard chased him away True story. :shock: :? I've met my fare share of weird people in Arcades too! Onc...
by Doddsy
Thu Sep 11, 2008 7:20 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Top Five 80's Albums
Replies: 59
Views: 3151

These 10 I listened to most in the 80's & still listen to now in no particular order; 1) Delicate Sound Of Thunder - Pink Floyd 2) Bleach - Nirvana 3) Concerts In China - Jean Michel Jarre 4) Listen Like Thieves - INXs 5) Direct - Vangelis 6) Real Wild Child - Iggy Pop 7) Welcome To The Real World -...
by Doddsy
Thu Sep 11, 2008 7:11 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Handheld consoles you had in the past
Replies: 21
Views: 1100

My dad bought me a genuine Pacman arcade machine..then I woke up and had Munchman for my birthday! Was the longest day in school ever! Still got it boxed too!
by Doddsy
Thu Sep 11, 2008 7:08 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Arcade Anecdotes
Replies: 22
Views: 809

Arcade Anecdotes

Does anyone have any Arcade Anecdotes to share? For example, when I was holidaying in Barmouth in 1988 which was wet even then! The Caravan site had an arcade that was something out of Saphire & Steel. All the games were really old like Donkey Kong, Asteroids, Space Invaders, Battle Zone & Astro fig...
by Doddsy
Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Arthur Daley plays Space Invaders
Replies: 13
Views: 931

Classic clip! Shows you how popular Space Invaders was then to have it in a pub. Early Only Fools & Horses has a Space Invaders Machine in the pub as well!
by Doddsy
Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:52 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What game do you feel addicted you beyond any other
Replies: 49
Views: 1717

An easy one Chaos for the Spectrum - every game is different so I'm still playing it to this day. Now on my GBA flashcart!
by Doddsy
Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Best Arcade in the UK
Replies: 54
Views: 4377

Rhyl used to have some good arcades until about 2005 now they are mostly Fruit Machines & Bingo. One arcade about 5 years ago had a few classic retro titles; Double Dragon, Paperboy, Golfing Greats, Kung Fu Master, Outrun sitdown version and Punchout for 10p a go! I also saw & played Xybots, Scramb...
by Doddsy
Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What music do you play along too ?
Replies: 16
Views: 717

I remember playing Space Harrier on my ZX whilst listening to Jean Michel Jarre's Equinoxe that was quite an experience as the game was trippy anyway! Also Rendez Vous was a good one to play along too as well! Bizarrely Firebirds Booty was played with Dire Straits Brothers In Arms but then again the...