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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by markopoloman » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:47 am

Not a clue what it is here?? :?
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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by RetroKingSimon » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:58 am

Hmm, okay, it's a Speccy game from 1988 similar to Deflektor, but you have to direct a ball rather than a beam of light. Here's a pic of the first stage, I've distorted the game's name a little less than in the first pic:

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by pantal00ns » Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:46 am

Blatantly cheating reveals that it is:

A Whole new Ball game..

From a Crash cover tape, sneaky but good. :wink:

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by RetroKingSimon » Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:02 am

pantal00ns wrote:Blatantly cheating reveals that it is:

A Whole new Ball game..

From a Crash cover tape, sneaky but good. :wink:
Yes, that's right! :) I actually didn't realise it was just a cover-tape game, I thought it was a retail game that Crash later gave away. Oh well, I loved it anyway! :) Your go, Mr Pants...

How did you cheat, by the way? Did you manage to decipher the distorted part of the image?

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by pantal00ns » Mon Mar 22, 2010 12:04 pm

RetroKingSimon wrote: Yes, that's right! :) I actually didn't realise it was just a cover-tape game, I thought it was a retail game that Crash later gave away. Oh well, I loved it anyway! :) Your go, Mr Pants...

How did you cheat, by the way? Did you manage to decipher the distorted part of the image?
A Dirty panted cheater never reveals his methods, I just wash with persil at 40C for 1hr to cleanse myself!

Here is another from a slightly earlier era.

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:38 pm

"I HATE FISHING!" Magical Helicopter Man?
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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by pantal00ns » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:56 pm

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:"I HATE FISHING!" Magical Helicopter Man?
I would have no doubt magical helicopter man does hate fishing, would need a bl00dy long line :shock:

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by clarance » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:46 pm

Is it Greenpeace Mr. Heli vs. the Jap antarctic whalers?
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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by pantal00ns » Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:58 am

clarance wrote:Is it Greenpeace Mr. Heli vs. the Jap antarctic whalers?
Another worthy effort, however this title was not endorsed by occupants of the Rainbow Warrior or Blubber loving Nips (Apologies to any Japanease viewers)

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by Sputryk » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:37 am

Well, that clue looks like Whirlleebird so I guess - Whirlybird, and I'll plump for C64.

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by Sputryk » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:47 am

Having done a cursory check, I feel confident about my guess so here's...:

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Name and format, please.

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by pantal00ns » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:49 am

Sputryk wrote:Well, that clue looks like Whirlleebird so I guess - Whirlybird, and I'll plump for C64.
Correct my Lancastrian Cosmonauty friend, your go.... has already been done whilst I have typed this.... :wink:

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by Sputryk » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:54 am

:D

I was in two minds whether to post this as my choice(!!!!) :lol: :lol: but obviously decided against it.

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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by Tepid Snake » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:59 am

Ghox by Toaplan for the arcades.
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Re: Screenshot challenge.

Post by Sputryk » Tue Mar 23, 2010 10:04 am

Aye, you're up next Sid.

Should've kept to my initial choice as it would've taken longer, though it might've killed-off the thread!

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