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by mainvein
Wed Nov 25, 2009 4:01 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: saturn shooters help
Replies: 19
Views: 375

saturn shooters help

Hi, i got a modded saturn recently and can now play jap games too :D . Can anyone recommend any good shooters and any light gun games that would be worth trying to track down. I cant afford radiant silvergun unfortunately either.
by mainvein
Wed Nov 25, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 32044
Views: 793650

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

Got Speedball 2012 for ps1 - boxed mint - £1.99 Final Fantasy 7 PS1 - boxed - £1.99 (that must be the fourth or fifth time i've bought that bloody game now) i was also gutted when i found smash bros melee and mario kart on gc for 1.99 each as the bloke in oxfam couldnt find the discs! made me say AW...
by mainvein
Thu Nov 12, 2009 1:30 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 32044
Views: 793650

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

not charity shop for the master system, an ad on gumtree, someone advertising that lot for £20 and when i asked if it was still for sale he put the price down to a tenner - which i thought was great. not fired it up yet though but only really wanted strider 2, asterix and streets of rage. got quite ...
by mainvein
Thu Nov 12, 2009 8:51 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Games that were too easy
Replies: 63
Views: 2162

Re: Games that were too easy

castle of illusion on the master system was very easy, got it for my birthday as a kid and completed it on my first go, bit gutted really but also quite proud for completing a game on my first go. aladdin on the snes is soo easy, did that on my first go too. to the annoyance of my dad who bought me ...
by mainvein
Thu Nov 12, 2009 8:21 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 32044
Views: 793650

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

got a master system last night and for my £10 i got the following: master system 2, all leads, 2 pads & 2 megadrive pads, boxed games: asterix and the secret mission deep duck trouble sonic 2 kick off streets of rage terminator indiana jones (cack) strider 2 my hero unboxed: penguin land running bat...
by mainvein
Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:41 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 32044
Views: 793650

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

Fraid not, he only had the one that he chipped himself and also put in a new battery too. Came with a stack of games too, some utter rubbish tho, courier crisis anyone? Def worth 30
by mainvein
Tue Nov 10, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 32044
Views: 793650

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

modern warfare 2 on ps3 - £26 in sainsburys, great bargain me thinks.
also bought another sega saturn too £30 and its modded to play imports - already played some darius and symphony of the night on there, im falling in love with the saturn again
by mainvein
Wed Oct 28, 2009 6:28 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: anyone know how to fix an electron?
Replies: 8
Views: 353

Re: anyone know how to fix an electron?

Cool, think I may open them up and have a play, fingers crossed. Just want to get them to a proper working state so someone else can have them really, cant bring myself to chuck them out, even though none of themwork properly, hopefully I'll be able to replace the p key and get it to work Cheers guys
by mainvein
Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: anyone know how to fix an electron?
Replies: 8
Views: 353

Re: anyone know how to fix an electron?

Cheers will check out ami bay.

Any ideas as to why one of them would keep crashing though? Never come across a fault like this on any of my systems.

Cheers
Steve
by mainvein
Tue Oct 27, 2009 4:10 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: anyone know how to fix an electron?
Replies: 8
Views: 353

anyone know how to fix an electron?

Hi, I recently sold the majority of my electron collection, went to put the machine on ebay, this is all boxed etc in great nick, had it since i was 4 and went to test it only to find that the 'p' key no longer works - awah! and to really rub it in i tried my spare electron to see if that works, and...
by mainvein
Tue Oct 27, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 32044
Views: 793650

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

i got given a mountain of speccy (prob about 60 games including a boxed r-type and heroquest), atari st and amiga games from an ad on gumtree for free. dusted off the speccy and played some super robin hood! But i then gave away about 50 copied tapes of speccy games away on freecycle to make space f...
by mainvein
Sun Oct 04, 2009 5:31 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 32044
Views: 793650

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

got bejewled 2 for the pc for the grand sum of 1p from gamestation, is boxed and everything. the bloke who served me looked puzzled (no pun intended) when he scanned it in, and best of all was that i found 5p on the floor on the way in to the shop too, so free game and change :D
by mainvein
Fri Oct 02, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: cex no longer trade in gamecubes or xbox,ps2.
Replies: 38
Views: 1828

Re: cex no longer trade in gamecubes or xbox,ps2.

i used to work for playtime in leeds and we had lots of cool retro stuff (until the company went tits up, really wish i bought the zelda game and watch), but every so often i'd go and check out the competition in cex and their prices, and i always hated it, such a smelly waste of time place, 9 times...
by mainvein
Sat Sep 26, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What games/consoles have you bought this week??
Replies: 32044
Views: 793650

Re: What games/consoles have you bought this week??

got an amiga 500 boxed in great condition with a mountain of disks for 25 quid. prob a bit much as i already have a a1200, but really wanted to play some of the old pd demos that wont work on my 1200.
by mainvein
Wed Sep 23, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: ebay alternatives?
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: ebay alternatives?

hi, cheers for the link, just had a quick look and it looks really promising. i've found that ebay seems to be full of non paying bidders recently and i've just had enough now, it seems like there are lots of people who just bid high on impulse as they may have seen a game from their youth but never...