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by kelp7
Fri May 26, 2006 5:24 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Atari 2600 - The Best Games
Replies: 49
Views: 4812

haha, i like combat too actually.... but it's possibly the most common cart for the 2600.... i remember years ago on some 2600 forum someone suggesting that people use combat carts as a form of currency to buy other carts from people...
by kelp7
Fri May 26, 2006 4:00 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Coding on the classics
Replies: 16
Views: 2104

also, you say that the C64 is possibly the hardest to program on. I'm not sure that can be true.... have you looked at how the screen memory is layed out on a C64 compared to a speccy or amstrad? (the latter are much less obvious to code for than the c64)
by kelp7
Fri May 26, 2006 3:56 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Coding on the classics
Replies: 16
Views: 2104

i think it would be easiest to start with the C64.... there is so much documentation out there on the system that you can't go wrong. Look for a website called Project64, that seems to contain an awful lot of fantastic docs (look for the machine language programming book on there written by Jim Butt...
by kelp7
Fri May 26, 2006 3:52 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Atari 2600 - The Best Games
Replies: 49
Views: 4812

my absolute favourite game on the 2600 is Cosmic Ark.... (i would like to do a re-make of it actually), it is so much fun with two players. Still great with one player. I have never managed to get past the stage with the Pacman-type creatures on the planet surface tho, (the lasers are just getting t...
by kelp7
Fri May 26, 2006 3:49 am
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: A pitch to end all pitches... (code listings)
Replies: 36
Views: 7572

i'm keen on it, but only if it was a single page (or at most two pages) dedicated to small (10-line or so) listings....
by kelp7
Tue May 23, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: A pitch to end all pitches... (code listings)
Replies: 36
Views: 7572

bring back those 10-line code competitions that mags like Amstrad Action used to do...
by kelp7
Fri May 12, 2006 2:01 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: knightmare
Replies: 59
Views: 10496

"DIRE WARNING TEAM!"

with mad staring eyes....
by kelp7
Wed Apr 19, 2006 2:40 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: C64 Game
Replies: 9
Views: 1006

Thing on a Spring?
by kelp7
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:47 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Classic RPG's
Replies: 50
Views: 5014

The best RPG is Starflight. I could explain why, but it would take me a while as it's really quite open-ended.
by kelp7
Sun Apr 09, 2006 2:39 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: An interesting novelty ebay item i'm selling
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

that'd be nice, considering how much i need money right now :)

god knows what it's really worth, but it is a fantastic retro collectors item.
by kelp7
Sun Apr 09, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: best in game explosions
Replies: 23
Views: 3032

Lots of good ones mentioned but Dropzone on the C64 was always quite good i thought and also on the Amiga the really deep sounding explosion you'd sometimes get in Silkworm
by kelp7
Sun Apr 09, 2006 4:37 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Longest loader?
Replies: 65
Views: 7016

Wizardry on the C64, very loooooooong......
by kelp7
Wed Apr 05, 2006 6:55 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: An interesting novelty ebay item i'm selling
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

ignore the word 'reverse' there, don't know why i typed that.
by kelp7
Wed Apr 05, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: An interesting novelty ebay item i'm selling
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

only if you put it in the oven first, like a reverse-shrinkydink :)
by kelp7
Tue Apr 04, 2006 4:40 pm
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: An interesting novelty ebay item i'm selling
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

An interesting novelty ebay item i'm selling

Just thought I'd post this as it's quite an interesting item for retro fans:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 4860879885