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by XFile2708
Tue Dec 25, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP Gavin "bsg" Crossling
Replies: 116
Views: 8399

Re: RIP Gavin "bsg" Crossling

tachi wrote:My thoughts and best wishes go out to Gavin's family on what must be a particularly difficult time.
I hope 2013 brings an easing to the pain and happiness in the memories of your time together.
I'll second that :)
by XFile2708
Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:29 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Post your pics: Amstrad setups
Replies: 17
Views: 823

Re: Post your pics: Amstrad setups

This is the main Amstrad advert I remember - and as you can see from the pic the prices were £199 (green screen) and £299 (colour) 8)

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by XFile2708
Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:11 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Post your pics: Amstrad setups
Replies: 17
Views: 823

Re: Post your pics: Amstrad setups

Superb matey - some really good stuff there and quite a few titles I've not seen before... Unfortunately I can't recall when in '85 the 464 was bought - from what I recall both options came with the Amsoft Pack (Colour Monitor or the Green-Screen alternative) and im sure the Amsoft pack was advertis...
by XFile2708
Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:16 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Post your pics: Amstrad setups
Replies: 17
Views: 823

Re: Post your pics: Amstrad setups

Nice :) Will something like it later if space permits. BTW, what games are the big ones at te top? I can see the Magnificent Seven compilation, Garfield and F-16. I havent seen the other two before Thanks matey - the other x2 are compilations - Air/Sea Supremacy (contains Gunship, Silent Service, P...
by XFile2708
Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Wanted: Amstrad Action Magazines
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: Wanted: Amstrad Action Magazines

Looking to get a full set of Amstrad Action magazines together (believe there's x117 in total) - does anyone have a bulk load sat gathering dust they'd be tempted to part with to save me having to buy them individually off fleabay? :lol: Plenty to trade in the following thread: http://www.retrogame...
by XFile2708
Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Wanted: Amstrad Action Magazines
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: Wanted: Amstrad Action Magazines

RetroRevival wrote:117 is the fan issue I believe, although I think you can still get it on LULU.

Oh and look out for issue 50, I had a letter printed in it! LOL
lol will do matey :D
by XFile2708
Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Wanted: Amstrad Action Magazines
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Wanted: Amstrad Action Magazines

Looking to get a full set of Amstrad Action magazines together (believe there's x117 in total) - does anyone have a bulk load sat gathering dust they'd be tempted to part with to save me having to buy them individually off fleabay? :lol: Plenty to trade in the following thread: http://www.retrogamer...
by XFile2708
Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Post your pics: Amstrad setups
Replies: 17
Views: 823

Re: Post your pics: Amstrad setups

Finally managed to unbox and sort all my setup - excuse the kiddy wallpaper (baggsied an area in one of the boys bedrooms) :lol: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v646/marcusberry/RetroGaming/DSC03540-1.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v646/marcusberry/RetroGaming/DSC03541.jpg http://img.photob...
by XFile2708
Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Selling my whole collection...
Replies: 11
Views: 1133

Re: Selling my whole collection...

PaulEMoz wrote:I'd like to nab the Gameboy Advance SP if it's still available, although I might have to check my bank account as I'm waiting for a payment to go in.
Yes still available matey - postage will be around £5 for Recorded Delivery - so you'd be looking at £20 all in...

Let me know matey 8)
by XFile2708
Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Post your pics: Amstrad setups
Replies: 17
Views: 823

Re: Post your pics: Amstrad setups

The Laird wrote:C64?

The Spectrum +3 is at least made by Amstrad ;)
lol - that was said on the basis that everyone I knew around that time had C64s and Speccies whereas I was the black-sheep with my 464 :lol:
by XFile2708
Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Post your pics: Amstrad setups
Replies: 17
Views: 823

Re: Post your pics: Amstrad setups

Yes I'll allow C64s and Speccies - similar setups with hardware/cassettes I guess... :lol:
by XFile2708
Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Post your pics: Amstrad setups
Replies: 17
Views: 823

Post your pics: Amstrad setups

Kind of corny I know, but I've just moved my Amstrad 464 and 6128 in from the Summer House into some spare space we've got in one of the kids bedrooms and I wondered from fellow Amstrad fanatics how they had their areas setup? :lol: Im in the process of cataloging and putting my close to x300 games ...
by XFile2708
Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:44 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Selling my whole collection...
Replies: 11
Views: 1133

Re: Selling my whole collection...

More added 8)
by XFile2708
Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:03 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The Walking Dead
Replies: 15
Views: 531

Re: The Walking Dead

Still hoping this will get a UK retail release 8)
by XFile2708
Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Amstrad 464
Replies: 75
Views: 8475

Re: Amstrad 464

Big Amstrad fan here - got a 464 and a 6128... will post a pic of my setup later this week :D