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Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:27 pm
by mrbungle
VideoGameRescue wrote:Shameless self promotion here! My site http://www.VideoGameRescue.com
Nice Site :)

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Fri May 18, 2012 7:51 pm
by 8-bit-dreams
Hello sir's good day

just came across this thread and i thought it is a great chance to promote my site(blog) if it is counted. Here is this very simple Blog, posted are my very small pieces of collection, i live here in the Philippines so every piece is very special for me because its quite hard to find one around , i can say that for sure :) . I don't think i write that well so i hope anybody who visits the site can have a bit of that patience. I update my blog from time to time so i hope you guys can visit if you have time soon.

here is the link:
http://8-bit-dreams.blogspot.com/

Thanks and more power!

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Sun May 27, 2012 2:42 pm
by PaulEMoz
I've decided to go forward with an idea I've been kicking around for nearly ten years. The upcoming socumentary From Bedrooms to Billions has forced me into action, as it basically covers the exact same ground I'd planned to. Still, I believe a book on the subject would still be valid and could offer something different to a film.

The book will be called They Were Our Gods. It will focus on the British gaming scene in the Eighties, mostly around the Commodore 64 and Spectrum, and will highlight the personalities in the scene and the games they made.

It's only in the early stages, but I've set up a blog that will track my progress. It's here: They Were Our Gods. Please spread the word, if you like the idea.

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:32 pm
by learnedrobb
Yet more shameless self promo:

http://81632bit.blogspot.co.uk

My only just started retro-blog!

Enjoy!

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:40 pm
by Negative Creep
Apologies if it's a repost, but a big sprite database

http://spriters-resource.com/

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:18 pm
by AmigaJay
No apologises mine IS a repost,but about two years ago, so for anyone not reading through the whole thread my links are in my sig! :D :shock:

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:16 am
by FamicomDojo
I have been meaning to come here for about 2 years. In issue 75 of Retro Gamer (pages 62-67) my colleague and I were interviewed about the Famicom Disk system. It was a total thrill because we are both big fans of Retro Gamer Magazine (I pay the big bucks to get it shipped to me in Japan). Anyway, I really wanted to tell all of you about our site, http://www.famicomdojo.tv We do a web video series (The newest episode, about the Neo Geo AES just went up today), and also a weekly podcast and other things. I would really be interested to see what you guys think.

Now that I got that out of the way, I am going to check out some other threads. This looks like a really great site to be on.

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 6:59 pm
by GarryG
I don't know if I put my blog up here yet.

It's not Great... and not all Retro... So maybe I didn't!

Anyway... you can read my rubbish at: http://garrysgamingblog.blogspot.com/

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:30 pm
by retroreviewgames
Hi Guys I am new to the forum and just started my own retro games review website http://www.retrogamereviews.co.uk

The concept of the website came about because I recently bought an arcade machine with thousands of games on. The problem was finding the good games that I have never heard of before so I relied heavily on my friends; when a different one came round I would ask them what their favourite games were as a kid and if I had never heard of it before I quickly added it to the list of games to check out and play.

After refining this a little I took this concept to Facebook a few weeks back: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReviewGames. I have been writing reviews on the games that I like and have fond memories of and others have been doing the same to build up a sort of database of fun games that are worth playing.

Hopefully this will make your list Craig. Even though it is early days for me and the website I am hoping to turn this hobby into a full time thing :D

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:16 pm
by The Laird
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Retro Video Gamer Reviews

Reviews across 13 different formats with new ones being added every week - please check it out!

We also have 2 RG writers providing content too! :mrgreen:

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 5:01 pm
by Negative Creep
http://lockfale.com/


Nothing to do with games, but try entering the Konami code.......

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:43 pm
by mrbungle
Negative Creep wrote:Apologies if it's a repost, but a big sprite database

http://spriters-resource.com/
Love this site! :)

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:57 am
by daninthemix
Another self-promotion post:

http://www.vgcuts.com

Would love to see some comments from anyone with similar (or disimilar) memories of these games.

Dan

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:50 am
by TheGamesShed
Please go and check out our website if you get a chance.

http://www.TheGamesShed.com

Its full of gaming articles including gaming collections, tattoos, DIY and more! Hope you like it!!

Re: Great Retro-gaming websites - the sticky thread!

Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:46 am
by gorgh
hi guys,
i would like to invite you to visit my site http://www.un8bg.com . It's covering new homebrew 8 bit games and it evolved from a facebook page after two years of existence( with a quite few followers ) . The aim of the site is to provide a information about all , even very obscure formats- including vectrex, texas instruments 83/84 calculators, apple II and so on. I hope you will like it.
gorgh/Agenda