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by pratty
Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Game inspired workout
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Game inspired workout

Inspired by the other workout thread, and my boredom, I came up with these videogame inspired excerises. Donkey Kong Barrel Toss http://media.giantbomb.com/uploads/0/2986/216566-donkey_kong_2_super.gif Find an empty, grassy space outside. Squat slightly then fling your barrel, keg or sandbag over yo...
by pratty
Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Well then, what is it?
Replies: 52
Views: 745

Re: Well then, what is it?

a piano, I'm dead :lol:
by pratty
Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:26 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The forgotten platformer heroes!..
Replies: 54
Views: 1799

Re: The forgotten platformer heroes!..

I have fond memories of playing Alfred Chicken on the gameboy.

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by pratty
Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What grinds your gears ?
Replies: 9571
Views: 199640

Re: What grinds your gears ?

-Music artists who go on about the poor and dont live like the poor themselfs. How true. Always bleating on about 'Stop poverty and hunger now!'. But, he can't as he's 'too busy eating and living in his posh house, so you other people who buy my records can, instead'. I love U2, but he really gets ...
by pratty
Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:42 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: New super mario bros nintendo ds
Replies: 11
Views: 250

Re: New super mario bros nintendo ds

As for Mario Kart DS. been waiting for this to come down for ages, don't like spending over £20 for a game over two years old. I've got Mario Kart DS for trade if you've got anything I want to swap for it. It's still £25 preowned in my high street. I placed an ad locally offering my spare copy for ...
by pratty
Tue Sep 14, 2010 4:01 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What ever happened to...Shmups?
Replies: 36
Views: 696

Re: What ever happened to...Shumps?

If you like Starfox games you could try Rouge Leader, different kind of universe and tone but similar gameplay. There are loads of shoot'em ups being made, I just think 1st-person shooters is the trend right now because of how they lend themselves to multiplayer. I also think developers see retro-st...
by pratty
Mon Sep 13, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: THQ has no sympathy
Replies: 152
Views: 3504

Re: THQ has no sympathy

I could well be wrong but Nintendo seem to have a fair take on this as they're not denying pre-owned buyers content/options as far as I know, but they try to encourage buying new in other ways through catalogue points and occasionally bonus collector's items like posters and t-shirts. Also if I were...
by pratty
Mon Sep 13, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: THQ has no sympathy
Replies: 152
Views: 3504

Re: THQ has no sympathy

I wish everybody would get their heads around the fact that from a publisher's point of view a pre-owned buyer is exactly the same as a pirate. They see no profit from either of them. I get that, but their point of view totally flys in the face of the current trend, and perhaps genuine necessity of...
by pratty
Mon Sep 13, 2010 7:10 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What game introduced you to your favourite genre?
Replies: 27
Views: 372

Re: What game introduced you to your favourite genre?

Ocarina of Time introduced me to the "questing/exploring, dungeon crawling, action RPG genre" (if there is such a thing), and the Zelda games as a whole. Similar non-Zelda games I've enjoyed since have been Starfox Adventures, Beyond Good and Evil, Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy, and Final Fantasy: Cry...
by pratty
Sun Sep 12, 2010 7:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP Bastion Booger
Replies: 2
Views: 141

Re: RIP Bastion Booger

Always sad to see another wrestler pass on prematurely. RIP. To be honest he always looked like a heart attack waiting to happen so I wasn't not too surprised in his case. I hope the younger guys (and girls) in wrestling will learn to look after themselves better. It's the recent suicides and overdo...
by pratty
Fri Sep 10, 2010 4:43 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Need some non-gaming advice about pesky school kids
Replies: 31
Views: 563

Re: Need some non-gaming advice about pesky school kids

Sorry to hear the trouble you've had with this. My advice would be call the police whether they do anything or not and make a note of when you did so, then if anything else happens they can't say they didn't know about the problem. Also ask your parents to keep timed and dated records of what they s...
by pratty
Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:56 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Gamecube - your favourite title and collecting
Replies: 1733
Views: 45622

Re: Gamecube - your favourite title and collecting

well I went back to GS today but RE CV had gone unsurprisingly. It's always the way. Am I theo nly one who trys to hide games on the shelf if I need to come back later to buy it? They had a Wavebird for £8 in the window of my local GS a few months ago, didn't buy it as I have about 6 regular GC con...
by pratty
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?
Replies: 14572
Views: 236105

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

That Sherlock mini series. Really liked it, but it did feel like the episodes were dragged out. I liked it too, my only gripe was that it ended on a cliffhanger of sorts. I think any series should have some proper closure. I know why they do it but he loyal audience deserves some sort of closure af...
by pratty
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?
Replies: 14572
Views: 236105

Re: What Films/TV Have you Watched Recently?

A Better Tomorrow . A classic Hong Kong film that defined the genre (known as heroic bloodshed) and introduced gun play action, which considered to be John Woo's trademark. Lurve that film.Mate just lent me: Heroes shed no tears, A better tomorrow 2 and City on fire. 'WOO...HOO' time! :wink: Yeah I...
by pratty
Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: My Trade List: Games and DVDs (inc. Asian & Martial Arts)
Replies: 115
Views: 7442

Re: Pratty's Trade List

I've got a Wii Freeloader, that I think will also allow the playing of import GC games on your Wii, if that's any good? I don't use it, and don't really need it. Thanks, but I think the Wii freeloader has been slapped down by Ninty and the recent firmware updates so it no longer works on updated sy...