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by space_ace
Sun Mar 19, 2006 2:37 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Classic Games You Hated.
Replies: 73
Views: 9947

I'm quietly heartened to see other people on here offering disparaging remarks about Elite . Maybe I was too young to see the benefits at the time; all I wanted to do was to kill people in space a.k.a. Star Raiders etc. but in my humble opinion, space games are all about bringing down alien races wi...
by space_ace
Sun Mar 19, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Games you've brought and regretted
Replies: 88
Views: 12641

Without a doubt, Double Dragon on the C64. Never in the history of videogaming has someone taken such a well-loved Arcade Game and converted it with such lack of thought, desire and respect for the 1980's youth who had pumped so much coinage into it. I shudder when I think of the tourette's-inspirie...
by space_ace
Sun Mar 19, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: anybody have a big gameroom...
Replies: 44
Views: 8109

Strewth; that is one stupendous collection Opa-opa. Most of mine is spread out through parent's houses, attics and things, I wish had the flipping time to gather everything together as you have. God knows where my PC Engine is... Thanks for the reply on the Introducing Yourself bit - may well see yo...
by space_ace
Fri Mar 17, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 2533
Views: 159789

Name: Dave Dunmall, Gillingham (Kent) First remember playing arcade games aged five in 1979 at Bognor Butlins - Slightly hazy memories but Super Bug, the first scrolling arcade game, where you cavort around in a VW Beetle avoiding pesky oil slicks etc, Sprint & Super Breakout are ones that stood out...
by space_ace
Fri Mar 17, 2006 11:32 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The first game you EVER played on your 8-bit computer.
Replies: 129
Views: 16722

Christmas day and I had several cassettes & the gratis Sinclair Spectrum Starter Pack with Make a Chip/Survival etc. and I chose Horace Goes Skiing over Daley Thompson's Decathlon for my initial foray into 8 bit heaven - foolish boy. Although the merits of taking a two eyed monster to a pixelled pis...