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by broton
Mon Aug 07, 2006 7:57 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What has this issue of Retro Gamer inspired you to do....
Replies: 24
Views: 2101

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Okey Dokey then, I've just read the article on Actraiser and thought to myself "Well that looks interesting, I'll give that a go" So I've fired up my emulator,and...... What?! I've got my ship moving around, I can get it to go up and down and that's it!!! :oops: Any help as I would really like to g...
by broton
Wed May 24, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Brothers
Replies: 11
Views: 1357

Re: Brothers

GetDexter wrote:
SirClive wrote: I have rescued the said orphaned consoles and will decide what to do with them later ...
Add an empty egg carton and some sticky back plastic and voila!!!!!

A vase.
This post amused me lots. :lol:
by broton
Wed May 24, 2006 3:32 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: another stoopid question :)
Replies: 13
Views: 1933

I'm trying to work out why it's a stoopid question - seems quite reasonable to me :)
by broton
Tue May 23, 2006 5:01 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: bit question
Replies: 22
Views: 2968

Re:

merman wrote:There's even a programming language named after her.
You don't want to go there though. It's not pretty.
by broton
Thu May 18, 2006 9:07 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The defining moment of your Retro 'career'
Replies: 26
Views: 2942

Surely your "Retro career" began when you started playing games on out of date systems?
by broton
Tue May 16, 2006 9:31 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Is it a class thing?
Replies: 31
Views: 3034

People didn't seem bothered at our school. Most people had speccies, a few had 64s and a couple had BBCs (that's me then). I'm sure we only had a Beeb because I was too laid back to pester, otherwise I would have had a Speccy in all probability. But there was no rivalry at school, I think kids would...
by broton
Tue May 16, 2006 7:06 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite 8-bit Loading Command
Replies: 31
Views: 3746

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Shift and Run/Stop for me , my trusty 64 saw me through thick and thin. though I admit to being equally fond of chain"" , Shift break , Load"" and *. (i dont think that one was mentioned) I mentioned */ (short hand for *RUN) *. is short for *CAT - that lists everything on the tape or disc. Technica...
by broton
Mon May 15, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: OutRun, what version/version's did/do you own?
Replies: 43
Views: 3997

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C4 wrote:I have never played Outrun, ever!
I've played it a couple of times, but never owned it...oh....hang on...ah, it's on the SEGA Classics Collection for my PS2, guess I do own a copy after all. Well well.
by broton
Mon May 15, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Favourite 8-bit Loading Command
Replies: 31
Views: 3746

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Sureshot wrote:I used CH."" because I was cool.
I preferred */ whenever possible
by broton
Wed May 10, 2006 11:00 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What was your Arcade Hi-Score name?
Replies: 45
Views: 5323

I never got on the high score table :(

But if I had, I would have put "IAN"
Because it's my name.
by broton
Tue May 09, 2006 7:04 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: DS Questions
Replies: 35
Views: 3711

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ToxieDogg wrote:Polarium's pretty good - easy to pick up (sorry Mel!) and impossible to put down.

I'd also say buy Metroid Prime Hunters
From the review in gamestm it looks like this is impossible to play if you're left handed - is this the case? Do you need to have the stylus in your right hand?
by broton
Tue May 09, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Dr Who retro gaming links...
Replies: 22
Views: 2779

Re: Dr Who retro gaming links...

Antiriad2097 wrote:Given the opportunities for retro gaming to appear in the show, hav there been any other instances in the last couple of series?
Can't think of any off hand, but they did use a BBC Micro for "special effects" in the 80s
by broton
Tue May 09, 2006 6:56 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Anyone remember...?
Replies: 9
Views: 899

I remember it well - where the hell did it all come from though?!?
by broton
Fri May 05, 2006 6:19 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The Best PlayStation games
Replies: 93
Views: 9684

ISS Pro Evolution (1 and 2) - the best footy games on PS1 by several miles.
The original Tomb Raider for its impact - a whole 3D environment to run around in, and saying hello to Mr T Rex for the first time.
by broton
Thu May 04, 2006 7:21 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What's the stupidest name for a console, ever?
Replies: 61
Views: 4606

A week ago I would have voted for Gizmondo.
Now it has to be Wii