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by kelp7
Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:47 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: anyone remember a computer bike?
Replies: 19
Views: 3824

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That sounds familliar now you mention it. Did it have a kind of grey panel of buttons - like a ZX81 keyboard. ...or did someone in my street just selotape a ZX81 to a BMX... i was going to say in my original post that i thought it was a sort of beige colour of some sort, but i left that out because...
by kelp7
Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:42 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Gauntlet
Replies: 16
Views: 1985

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I first played this on the Speccy, and was gutted that the game actually didn't end... it just 'ran out' of levels at the end of side two of the tape, leaving you hanging on a loading screen. What a gyp! i think the general idea was that you turned the tape over again and let it play.... not sure.....
by kelp7
Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:23 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: anyone remember a computer bike?
Replies: 19
Views: 3824

anyone remember a computer bike?

Desperately trying to find if someone / anyone remembers some kind of "computer bicycle" from the 80s that was the in thing for a small while, i think it had buttons on it which would make different sound effects and stuff.... not too sure as i never had one... just wondered if anyone remembered wha...
by kelp7
Wed Aug 30, 2006 5:12 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Who exactly were The Muppet Show's house band modelled on ??
Replies: 15
Views: 3039

the guy with the teeth's name was, funnily enough, Dr Teeth.
by kelp7
Wed Aug 30, 2006 5:09 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Most bugged console game?
Replies: 23
Views: 1642

haven't played many console games in my time so i can only offer up the weird bug in atari2600 Combat where your tank would suddenly flip itself through a wall if you positioned it right and kept pushing forward...
by kelp7
Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Point'n Click adventures
Replies: 20
Views: 2048

weren't the discworld ones supposed to be quite good?
by kelp7
Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:50 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Why don't they remake.... ?
Replies: 21
Views: 1814

and the point of remakes is what???? WHAT exactly?

tell me!


tell me WHAT???!

(and in lower-case 'what' also)...

i just don't see the point when you can just play the game anyway on an emulator.
by kelp7
Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 2600 - Cream of the Crop
Replies: 18
Views: 1808

gotta be cosmic ark by imagic.....

never did get past the little pacman-like creatures on it tho...
by kelp7
Fri Aug 25, 2006 7:27 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Gaming Video links
Replies: 246
Views: 50345

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K-J N. wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYSbPthEfAg
Monty on the Run (the hamster version).
genius.
by kelp7
Fri Aug 25, 2006 6:14 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Gauntlet
Replies: 16
Views: 1985

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Kaede wrote:Isn't this on Xbox Live arcade? :?
i can't play xbox live arcade at work :)
by kelp7
Thu Aug 24, 2006 9:09 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Gauntlet
Replies: 16
Views: 1985

Gauntlet

Awesome game, great fun on the c64 in two-player mode.... but does anyone know of a network / LAN multiplayer version of it? If nobody's written one that's MAD! coz it would be very good indeed...

...yep i'm bored at work, and i'm not the only one...
by kelp7
Thu Aug 24, 2006 5:58 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Retro Toys
Replies: 163
Views: 31387

had a lot of the things already mentioned, except for action man really which i never got into... had the astro wars and starbird, a handheld space invaders game built with LEDs... even though i had a zx81 when they came out, i didn't give up toys tho... had transformers in the 80s, had a bigtrak......
by kelp7
Mon Aug 21, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: What games do people want to see features on?
Replies: 155
Views: 28225

A feature on Starflight by Binary Systems / Electronic Arts would be very good indeed, if just to raise its profile, (maybe in the 'Why You Should Play' section currently in RG). Being the game that influenced Star Control I think it deserves a mention (seeing as Star Control II has lots of mentions...
by kelp7
Fri Aug 18, 2006 12:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: reasonably amusing
Replies: 8
Views: 600

cool, thanks for that.... i was just clicking on the URL button in the 'new post' box...

anyway, i forgot to add that obviously you have to click on the 'Play' bit once the site loads...
by kelp7
Fri Aug 18, 2006 9:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: reasonably amusing
Replies: 8
Views: 600

i lose at the internet.