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splitting images on the spectrum

Post by console girl » Fri Jun 30, 2006 2:00 pm

hi there,does anyone know just how rare the original release splitting images by domark on the spectrum was,ive read in june that only a few hundred copies were released and to my suprise :o ive just found out that i have an original splitting images boxed complete with instructions.so if anyone has anymore info on this game i would appreaciate the help as i think this now might be my rarest game. :shock:

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Post by Slackdog » Fri Jun 30, 2006 4:15 pm

Can't be that rare - I've got one as well!

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Post by hitm4n » Fri Jun 30, 2006 5:03 pm

Theres a fantastic remake of this game on Retro Remakes.

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Post by SirClive » Fri Jun 30, 2006 5:14 pm

Whats it called cos I can't find it :(
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Post by Slackdog » Fri Jun 30, 2006 6:25 pm

Got my copy with a +2 and a boxful of boxed games - most with instructions etc. Not bad for 16 quid :P
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Post by merman » Fri Jun 30, 2006 7:00 pm

It's rare as "Splitting Images" because the producers of Spitting Image stopped Domark from selling it under that name... it became Split Personalities. Good game.

Note there was then an official Spitting Images game, also by Domark, but that's rubbish.
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Post by hitm4n » Fri Jun 30, 2006 7:57 pm

Seems the 2004 entries (or some of them) haven't been put in the list yet. They taking their time eh !!

http://www.retroremakes.com/comp2004/sc ... php?page=9

I judged this as a top game in the 2004 compo (i was 1 of 4 judges) and gave it my special award. Its very very faithful yet updated and tweaked with new pics. A cracking remake.

If theres a readme with the game, see if theres a link to Kochon's site. Cos he's a talented coder and has a few other games under his belt (which are also good).

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Post by SirClive » Sun Jul 02, 2006 10:49 am

That is a really good remake. It does exactly what I think a remake should do, makes me want to play the original game again.
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