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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 December 2019, 19:58
Replies: 52
Views: 5,439
Posted By Dastardly
The Killing Game Show impressed me no end when I...

The Killing Game Show impressed me no end when I first saw that in a game shop. It was the first nail in the coffin of my exclusive C64 gaming. Another World is also very impressive and really sets...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 December 2019, 19:49
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Dastardly
Good pixel artists worked with what they had and...

Good pixel artists worked with what they had and produced quality because of their talent, regardless of the tool. Look at the quality of Dan Malone's work in Speedball 2, for example.
Forum: support.Games 02 December 2019, 16:27
Replies: 30
Views: 4,910
Posted By Dastardly
I still have the disk, but I seem to remember it...

I still have the disk, but I seem to remember it was unrecoverable due to age.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2019, 16:03
Replies: 400
Views: 18,693
Posted By Dastardly
I've never seen it, but if it's faithful to the...

I've never seen it, but if it's faithful to the spirit of the game, then yes :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2019, 15:46
Replies: 34
Views: 984
Posted By Dastardly
These are nice. I hope you don't mind, but I...

These are nice. I hope you don't mind, but I modified one to create my own gods bezel :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2019, 13:25
Replies: 400
Views: 18,693
Posted By Dastardly
I voted for Shinobi. I believe a much better...

I voted for Shinobi. I believe a much better Amiga version is possible. Even with cut backs, it could still retain the spirit of the original, like the C64 managed to do. Personally, I'd only be...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 16:21
Replies: 91
Views: 10,719
Posted By Dastardly
My booze is still to come :D I definitely won't...

My booze is still to come :D I definitely won't be doing VR after. I'd like to keep it down.
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2019, 16:19
Replies: 42
Views: 3,410
Posted By Dastardly
Unfortunately, not.

Unfortunately, not.
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2019, 16:05
Replies: 42
Views: 3,410
Posted By Dastardly
It is a good game, regardless.

It is a good game, regardless.
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2019, 13:55
Replies: 42
Views: 3,410
Posted By Dastardly
I only ask because I managed to get a boxed copy...

I only ask because I managed to get a boxed copy from a charity shop for £1 :D
Forum: support.Games 25 November 2019, 13:46
Replies: 42
Views: 3,410
Posted By Dastardly
Is Dynablaster a particularly rare/sought after...

Is Dynablaster a particularly rare/sought after game? The prices on eBay always seem really high.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 11:28
Replies: 91
Views: 10,719
Posted By Dastardly
Happy birthday! It's also my birthday today and...

Happy birthday! It's also my birthday today and we're the same age.
Forum: EAB's competition 24 November 2019, 19:04
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By Dastardly
almond Kinsey - Monkey Island Alain snowbirds -...

almond Kinsey - Monkey Island
Alain snowbirds - Rainbow Islands
Forum: EAB's competition 24 November 2019, 15:53
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By Dastardly
Eye of the Beholder

Eye of the Beholder
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 November 2019, 14:17
Replies: 121
Views: 19,451
Posted By Dastardly
So much good music to choose from, but I have to...

So much good music to choose from, but I have to pick Chaos Engine. The way it reacts to the action and perfectly suits the game is amazing. And then there's the voice samples which sometimes seem to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 November 2019, 13:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,187
Posted By Dastardly
The Batman pack. The best pack. Needs adding to...

The Batman pack. The best pack. Needs adding to the poll.
Forum: Member Introductions 17 November 2019, 13:17
Replies: 23
Views: 755
Posted By Dastardly
Hello from Nuneaton! :D

Hello from Nuneaton! :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2019, 15:17
Replies: 561
Views: 95,057
Posted By Dastardly
So, is he made of chrome, or is it just...

So, is he made of chrome, or is it just ridiculously tight fitted to his deformed physique?
Forum: Member Introductions 05 November 2019, 20:54
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By Dastardly
They always come back in the end (like myself) :D...

They always come back in the end (like myself) :D

Welcome back Bippy
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 November 2019, 13:18
Replies: 266
Views: 30,099
Posted By Dastardly
Of the ones I've used I'd have to say the...

Of the ones I've used I'd have to say the Zipstick. The Comp Pro is a good alternative, but I prefer the switched buttons.

I particularly dislike sticks like the Bug and Speedking. Too small and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 November 2019, 13:10
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By Dastardly
I'm the same. I buy C64 cassette games and it...

I'm the same. I buy C64 cassette games and it doesn't matter to me whether they work or not as I play the games from an SD card. I just like to own the physical games.

As someone else said -...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2019, 16:27
Replies: 4,087
Views: 706,018
Posted By Dastardly
Gotta agree re the Gods Remastered "upgraded"...

Gotta agree re the Gods Remastered "upgraded" graphics. They are horrendous and an embarrassment when compared to the originals produced what, nearly 30 years ago!

All those that whine about Gods...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2019, 11:43
Replies: 103
Views: 4,773
Posted By Dastardly
This was my first ever games machine (about 82/83...

This was my first ever games machine (about 82/83 I think we got it) and it came with the typical pong/tennis/etc cartridge and also a motorbike game cartridge where you had to jump over an...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2019, 20:40
Replies: 162
Views: 7,292
Posted By Dastardly
Nice tin foil hat you got there :D I think Xenon...

Nice tin foil hat you got there :D I think Xenon 2's praise was more about people being blinded by the music. I'd never heard anything that impressive at the time. I don't even really like shmups,...
Forum: OT - General 21 October 2019, 14:25
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By Dastardly
I learned very quickly to pick my battles. Let...

I learned very quickly to pick my battles. Let her have her way sometimes and those concessions are 'in the bank' for me when I want something :D
Forum: OT - General 21 October 2019, 11:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By Dastardly
My wife: "Ok, but you've already got a games...

My wife: "Ok, but you've already got a games machine. Why do you need a new one and why is it different?"

I simply answer "shoes".
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2019, 12:46
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Dastardly
I've never considered the child like visuals of...

I've never considered the child like visuals of some computer games to mean they are for children. It's more about the difficulty level and gameplay for me that helps me decide what age range it's...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 October 2019, 14:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By Dastardly
It is possible that it was the PSU that was...

It is possible that it was the PSU that was producing the aroma.
Forum: support.Games 07 October 2019, 13:48
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By Dastardly
Interesting. I've never heard of this connection....

Interesting. I've never heard of this connection. Considering the metal band's version seems to be exactly the same I would guess they ripped it off? It sounds as if it was originally created with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 October 2019, 13:43
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By Dastardly
The Smell of an Amiga

Does anyone else associate a very particular smell with the Amiga?

When I got my 500 back in 1990 and during all the time I used it, I remember it had a very distinctive smell. I'm sure this was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2019, 11:18
Replies: 42
Views: 2,358
Posted By Dastardly
Chaos Engine - perfect gameplay and thumping...

Chaos Engine - perfect gameplay and thumping soundtrack

Gods - great puzzles and loads of replayability

Speedball 2 - flawless gem

Rainbow Islands - impossible to improve

Monkey Island -...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 August 2019, 02:19
Replies: 106
Views: 14,657
Posted By Dastardly
In your Robocop video you state that the “I’d buy...

In your Robocop video you state that the “I’d buy that for a dollar” actor is Burgess Meredith, but this didn’t seem right to me so I looked it up. According to a couple of sources it’s an actor a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 July 2019, 18:04
Replies: 30
Views: 1,384
Posted By Dastardly
The car of that era for me has to be the...

The car of that era for me has to be the Testarossa. From Outrun to Miami Vice and a poster on my wall.

Second place to the Porsche 928 from Chase HQ.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 July 2019, 16:26
Replies: 22
Views: 1,697
Posted By Dastardly
I could tell you...

I could tell you...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 July 2019, 19:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,697
Posted By Dastardly
I just wanted to do a 4G inverted dive with a...

I just wanted to do a 4G inverted dive with a MiG-28. Is that too much to ask?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 July 2019, 15:20
Replies: 22
Views: 1,697
Posted By Dastardly
I really enjoyed flight sims back then and I...

I really enjoyed flight sims back then and I really wanted to like F29, but the collision detection was terrible and put me off playing it properly.
Forum: Member Introductions 01 July 2019, 15:12
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By Dastardly
Hello and welcome!

Hello and welcome!
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2019, 20:48
Replies: 20
Views: 2,250
Posted By Dastardly
This is very nice. I can see a lot of work went...

This is very nice. I can see a lot of work went into this. What did you use, Illustrator?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 June 2019, 12:09
Replies: 61
Views: 2,888
Posted By Dastardly
Out of the two I'd go for Psygnosis. I've stated...

Out of the two I'd go for Psygnosis. I've stated before that I think Team 17 games are very impressive technically - super smooth scrolling, great music etc, but there's something missing in their...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 17 June 2019, 12:25
Replies: 81
Views: 7,907
Posted By Dastardly
Great project. I used to love this on the C64.

Great project. I used to love this on the C64.
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