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Post by LeeT » Thu Jun 19, 2008 11:34 am

yethboth wrote:I've only got one thing to say about this issue...
Smiths song (4,4,4,5,7).

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Post by Bub&Bob » Thu Jun 19, 2008 11:52 am

LeeT wrote:
yethboth wrote:I've only got one thing to say about this issue...
Smiths song (4,4,4,5,7).
Give us a clue?
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Post by kelp7 » Thu Jun 19, 2008 2:15 pm

Big thanks to Retrogamer..... why....? For the review of Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters, something i'd not heard of before, but the reason for the thanks is the awesome inclusion of screenshots from various different machines and the fact that you'd played each version and compared them. That's what it's all about for me. Love seeing a particular title compared side-by-side like that...
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Post by CraigGrannell » Thu Jun 19, 2008 6:57 pm

I was quite surprised to see Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters in Retro Gamer, as it's one of Mark Pierce's (the Klax guy)—two in one issue for him!
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Post by sirclive1 » Fri Jun 20, 2008 6:31 am

LeeT wrote:
yethboth wrote:I've only got one thing to say about this issue...
Smiths song (4,4,4,5,7).
that joke isnt funny anymore

great issue .
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Post by Bub&Bob » Fri Jun 20, 2008 6:34 am

sirclive1 wrote:
LeeT wrote:
yethboth wrote:I've only got one thing to say about this issue...
Smiths song (4,4,4,5,7).
that joke isnt funny anymore

great issue .
Of course, should have known that :oops:
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Post by kelp7 » Fri Jun 20, 2008 6:40 am

CraigGrannell wrote:I was quite surprised to see Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters in Retro Gamer, as it's one of Mark Pierce's (the Klax guy)—two in one issue for him!
Cool, haven't got to the Klax bit yet. Here's a (semi) nice vid of Escape...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-12EqY3Ogo

looks pretty neat indeed... love that kind of frenetic activity on the screen, lots of blasting to be done...
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Post by The Master » Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:08 am

"any more" is two words
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Post by CraigGrannell » Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:11 am

These days, it kind of plays like a cross between an isometric Metal Slug and Gauntlet with a sense of humour. It's a good game. Maybe I'll mention to Darran that it's one of Mark's, because I'm sure he'd be happy to do a making-of interview with me at some point.
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Post by quantum » Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:58 am

Kai wrote:Wow! Klax, Spindizzy, Eye of the Beholder and Ridge Racer! I'm definitely looking forward to those! Plus infos about Star Wars games? Sounds like a great issue!
Indeed! Inspired me to fire up klax on mame and lose a couple of hours.

As a 1986 CGA PC was my first "gaming system", I think I'll have to provide you guys with a little retro PC education, as the last couple of issues have all had PC mistakes :oops:

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Post by sirclive1 » Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:38 am

The Master wrote:"any more" is two words
its recognised as seperate.

The difference in meaning considered useful by the third camp is that "anymore" is an adverb meaning "nowadays" or "any longer", while "any more" can be either adverb plus adjective, as in

"I don't want any more pie", or adjective plus noun, as in "I don't want any more."

The difference between the two meanings is illustrated in the sentence: "I don't buy books anymore because I don't need any more books."
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Post by kelp7 » Fri Jun 20, 2008 11:57 am

quantum wrote:
Kai wrote:Wow! Klax, Spindizzy, Eye of the Beholder and Ridge Racer! I'm definitely looking forward to those! Plus infos about Star Wars games? Sounds like a great issue!
Indeed! Inspired me to fire up klax on mame and lose a couple of hours.

As a 1986 CGA PC was my first "gaming system", I think I'll have to provide you guys with a little retro PC education, as the last couple of issues have all had PC mistakes :oops:
Awsome dude, what '86 PC did you have? I had an Amstrad 1512 with mono monitor, am in the process of creating a site for all the old PC-Plus magazines I have and the 5.25" cover-disks that came with them...
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Post by Ruudos » Sat Jun 21, 2008 6:00 am

You missed this game in the Star Wars article:

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Well, it's the same game as the NES release, but the Master System version release wasn't mentioned though.[/img]

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Post by merman » Sun Jun 22, 2008 6:10 am

Another excellent issue, particularly enjoyed the making of the Star Wars arcade game - didn't realise it took that long to produce! One or two little gremlins, like the repeated section of text in the Star Wars making of, and the SNK PSP compilation being described as one of the best looking games on the DS...
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Post by mikeb » Sun Jun 22, 2008 8:39 am

That reminds me - what happened to the C64 Book review?!

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