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BBC Games Reviews

Post by int10h » Sat Mar 12, 2011 7:20 am

Hi all,

I've taken a sort of personal challenge to play a new (old) BBC Micro game each week, particularly weird or notable ones. I'm posting a review of each one up here: http://www.int10h.co.uk - but I'd love people to recommend games to me.

Do you remember any weird or wonderful BBC games that might be worth a look?

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by The Laird » Sat Mar 12, 2011 7:23 am

That link dosn't work for me.

One I remember from school that I still hav't seen anywhere was a game called Tower Bridge.

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by int10h » Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:28 am

Hmm, Tower Bridge eh? I'll go hunting. What was the premise of the game?

Strange that the link doesn't work on your browser. Try googling int10h retro, it's normally about 2 or 3 down I think.

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by int10h » Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:38 am

Well, that may well be the next game up for review!

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by The Laird » Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:15 pm

The site works for me now, strange!!!

Tower Bridge was a kind of flip screen platform game, I would love to see it again.

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by c0nfu53d » Sat Mar 12, 2011 2:57 pm

How about Magic Mushrooms?

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by int10h » Sat Mar 12, 2011 5:21 pm

Magic Mushrooms - Excellent! I don't think I've ever played it, but I remember that a friend owned it. It's going on the list!

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by Antiriad2097 » Sat Mar 12, 2011 5:27 pm

Can I suggest Sim? Iain Lee mentioned it in the current mag. I dug it out and gave it a quick go but I'd like to know/see more. At the moment I'm a bit puzzled by it.
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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by int10h » Sat Mar 12, 2011 5:37 pm

Sim? Never heard of that one, but I'll make a point of reviewing it before reading the stuff in the latest magazine!

Thanks for the suggestion - absolutely no idea what to expect!

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by felgekarp » Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:01 pm

I'll second a request for Sim, I used to like that game even though I was crap at it.
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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by DPrinny » Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:10 pm

To save time

Grannies Garden.
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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by int10h » Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:24 pm

Granny's Garden! I've never played that one, and as I doubt any of my friends had a copy, with it being an educational title, I'll have to see about buying it somewhere.

On the plus side, from the sound of it, I suspect my 10-year-old daughter would love it.

I wonder how many copies come up on ebay et al?

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by The Laird » Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:41 pm

I loved Grannys Garden when I was at Junior school, amazing educational game!

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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by DPrinny » Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:45 pm

int10h wrote:Granny's Garden! I've never played that one, and as I doubt any of my friends had a copy, with it being an educational title, I'll have to see about buying it somewhere.
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Re: BBC Games Reviews

Post by int10h » Sun Mar 13, 2011 3:42 am

Current plan is to request a review copy from the software house, who still exist and, it would seem, still sell it!

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