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Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 February 2018, 19:47
Replies: 58
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Posted By slideyfoot
Cool, thanks! This...

Cool, thanks! This (http://hol.abime.net/920/gamemap), right? :)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 February 2018, 18:28
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Great! Although I have no idea what HOL is:...

Great! Although I have no idea what HOL is: haven't been on this forum since around 2006. :P
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 February 2018, 10:44
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Cool: no worries, if you got it to work in DOS,...

Cool: no worries, if you got it to work in DOS, then that should be fine. The DOXBox app (https://www.instagram.com/p/BExIrJQp_7r/?tagged=magicboxapp) I have on my phone has worked very well with a...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 February 2018, 10:10
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
I've never been able to get Faery Tale or the...

I've never been able to get Faery Tale or the sequel to work properly on my phone emulators for some reason, so I'll have to give that link a go. Does it generally work ok in DOSBox or WinUAE?
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 February 2018, 04:43
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Cool! I look forward to seeing the completed map....

Cool! I look forward to seeing the completed map. Good work! :D
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 July 2007, 21:40
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
No problem - I'm always thrilled when someone...

No problem - I'm always thrilled when someone else knows what the hell game I'm talking about when I mention Hollyware's Lords of Time. That and Amberstar are the Amiga RPG nostalgia motherlode for...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 23 June 2007, 11:25
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Damn - looks like I didn't note down the exact...

Damn - looks like I didn't note down the exact order or quite complete my map. But meh: hopefully the two attachments will help a little.

I'll have to remember to pop on here again when I next go...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 22 June 2007, 00:34
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Yeah, you get the fireproof cloak thing (don't...

Yeah, you get the fireproof cloak thing (don't think its called that, but same function) from the druids shop.


It has to be in a specific order, both in terms of which ones you lay out on which...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 21 June 2007, 14:26
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Yeah, thats exactly what I did - not sure I...

Yeah, thats exactly what I did - not sure I completed the whole map, but think so. Will check through my CDs tonight after BJJ training.



I haven't had any luck killing the dragon either -...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 21 June 2007, 00:31
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
I'm presuming you mean the Hollyware one where...

I'm presuming you mean the Hollyware one where you're a pilot crashed into a fantasy world, rather than the text adventure Ironclaw is referring to? As if so, I think I've got a map floating around...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2006, 13:41
Replies: 37
Views: 2,753
Posted By slideyfoot
Main reasons I downloaded from there are laziness...

Main reasons I downloaded from there are laziness and inexperience; they had the adfs I wanted, which as I mentioned I hadn't been able to find before. However, as the above posts show, clearly I...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2006, 12:31
Replies: 37
Views: 2,753
Posted By slideyfoot
I'd be one of those suckers. :D $4 got me...

I'd be one of those suckers. :D

$4 got me access to as many downloads from there as I wanted (although I only wanted two), and the guy who runs it seems very helpful. When I emailed with a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 May 2006, 07:33
Replies: 196
Views: 17,828
Posted By slideyfoot
Wow, Fun School! Thanks for the reminder; I had...

Wow, Fun School! Thanks for the reminder; I had the third installment, on Spectrum +3. :D

http://www.vintagecomputer.co.uk/vcshop/ProdImages/CS4483_LG.jpg
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 May 2006, 07:27
Replies: 100
Views: 8,227
Posted By slideyfoot
A manual would be cool too - while I've found the...

A manual would be cool too - while I've found the box up in the attic, no idea where the manual has gone. Though I was happy that the box at least hadn't been chucked. ;)

I've babbled about Lords...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2006, 13:23
Replies: 0
Views: 1,873
Posted By slideyfoot
Virtual numeric keypad on a laptop?

I generally use UAE to play old RPGs I used to have on my Amiga (e.g, Amberstar), but as its running on a laptop, I don't have a numeric keypad. That means I can't do the handy keypad-movement thing;...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 April 2006, 01:33
Replies: 144
Views: 16,113
Posted By slideyfoot
Don't think my option is on there, as I got a...

Don't think my option is on there, as I got a 500+ that wasn't the Class of the 90s pack.

By the way, not sure if I've had a chance to thank you for the awesome Thalion webshrine from a while...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 April 2006, 13:31
Replies: 109
Views: 12,662
Posted By slideyfoot
Sorry, I meant play as anyone else - probably...

Sorry, I meant play as anyone else - probably should have made that clearer (li.e., get non-vikings to join your team). But yeah, you're right that doesn't really apply to two-player. :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 April 2006, 10:21
Replies: 109
Views: 12,662
Posted By slideyfoot
Did you ever get to play anyone but the Viking...

Did you ever get to play anyone but the Viking guys? I kept waiting, but perhaps I never got far enough in the leagues.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2006, 12:41
Replies: 78
Views: 6,261
Posted By slideyfoot
Damn right. 'Cute' does not automatically equal...

Damn right. 'Cute' does not automatically equal 'good for girls' From what I know of my social group, girls tend to be less geeky than men, perhaps due to better communication skills (though that is...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 March 2006, 12:19
Replies: 109
Views: 12,662
Posted By slideyfoot
Not even for Sensible Soccer or a beat-em-up? You...

Not even for Sensible Soccer or a beat-em-up? You clearly had some very non-geeky friends/siblings!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 March 2006, 10:27
Replies: 137
Views: 10,438
Posted By slideyfoot
Yeah, thats probably true - the immediate rush of...

Yeah, thats probably true - the immediate rush of memories whenever I hear them really ups their value for me, which is why I get the feeling I rate them so highly due to nostalgia rather than...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 30 March 2006, 10:22
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Complete? Bah - I hate completing RPGs! That...

Complete? Bah - I hate completing RPGs! That ruins all the fun. Ideally, I'd like an RPG you can't complete, except maybe death from old age. :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 March 2006, 14:59
Replies: 196
Views: 17,828
Posted By slideyfoot
It was either Bards Tale on my Spectrum +3, or...

It was either Bards Tale on my Spectrum +3, or possibly a weird giant-killing puzzle game (had to solve maths stuff and the like involving beans - think it was called Jack the Giant Killer or...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 March 2006, 14:47
Replies: 137
Views: 10,438
Posted By slideyfoot
Oh, and I forgot Chuck Rock, though the intro...

Oh, and I forgot Chuck Rock, though the intro music carried through.

I also liked the music on Frontier, but then that was from rather earlier than Frontier itself- don't think Grieg et al...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 March 2006, 12:13
Replies: 137
Views: 10,438
Posted By slideyfoot
This is probably due to nostalgia, but I always...

This is probably due to nostalgia, but I always loved the Amberstar in-game music, especially when riding on the eagle or on a raft (not entirely certain if it was the same for raft and boat, but...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 March 2006, 11:08
Replies: 45
Views: 3,745
Posted By slideyfoot
I live in Birmingham for some of the week, but I...

I live in Birmingham for some of the week, but I don't think I quite count as a Brummie. But then, I don't quite count as English either. :p
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2006, 22:09
Replies: 55
Views: 3,673
Posted By slideyfoot
I don't know any, but that could be because a...

I don't know any, but that could be because a large proportion of my friends are female, who tend to be less geeky. ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 March 2006, 14:37
Replies: 109
Views: 12,662
Posted By slideyfoot
Heh - thanks anyway, as I wouldn't have...

Heh - thanks anyway, as I wouldn't have remembered it on my own. :great

I caught the name by chance on a site's adf list, which triggered my memory.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 March 2006, 11:11
Replies: 109
Views: 12,662
Posted By slideyfoot
Was Llamatron simultaneous two player, or...

Was Llamatron simultaneous two player, or alternating? If the former, then thats definitely another one - used to love that game. :)

Found the game I was thinking of earlier - Midnight Resistance....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 March 2006, 10:10
Replies: 109
Views: 12,662
Posted By slideyfoot
Road Rash was always a good 'un, though as that...

Road Rash was always a good 'un, though as that was taking it in turns, doesn't quite count. The one I most enjoyed, however, was this shoot-em-up I played with a friend of mine. Can't remember what...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 March 2006, 10:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,820
Posted By slideyfoot
Lords of Time, along with Amberstar as usual. I...

Lords of Time, along with Amberstar as usual. I recently found the former on adf, which got me very excited, and I go through Amberstar regularly due to nostalgia; can't help but beam when the music...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 March 2006, 10:02
Replies: 15
Views: 1,942
Posted By slideyfoot
Scanners that cheap? Hmm, I may have to take...

Scanners that cheap? Hmm, I may have to take another look, though I've certainly never seen anything that low in price. If I do find anything of note in the attic, it will act as an incentive. :cool
Forum: Amiga scene 23 March 2006, 23:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,942
Posted By slideyfoot
I was just looking through my attic whilst trying...

I was just looking through my attic whilst trying to find my box and manual for Lords of Time (finally have the adfs! :great), and found Amiga Action #030 from March 1992 (adverts for Moonstone,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 March 2006, 13:49
Replies: 557
Views: 71,607
Posted By slideyfoot
Barbarian, I think, some time during the late...

Barbarian, I think, some time during the late 80s. I didn't own an Amiga myself until several years later (I was on a Spectrum +3 at the time), but I saw Barbarian at an Amiga-owning friend's house.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 March 2006, 12:59
Replies: 45
Views: 2,965
Posted By slideyfoot
As I imagine is the case with all the...

As I imagine is the case with all the non-progammer/computery types (who judging by this thread have an impressive collection of machines, which would be entirely wasted on me ;) ), I have both...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 March 2006, 12:30
Replies: 144
Views: 16,113
Posted By slideyfoot
Same here - is that option on the poll? I...

Same here - is that option on the poll?

I remember the Captain Planet game being especially crappy, though I have to admit I used to watch the series. Deluxe Paint, on the other hand, gave me...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 March 2006, 12:27
Replies: 100
Views: 8,227
Posted By slideyfoot
Heh - I can't match the guys playing Kick Off for...

Heh - I can't match the guys playing Kick Off for 14+ years, but I have been playing Amberstar for about a decade now. Sensible Soccer also kept me going for years, as did Frontier, and I've returned...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 21 March 2006, 10:10
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Nope, thats meant to happen. There is a lot of...

Nope, thats meant to happen. There is a lot of walking around in that game. My main memory is running away from wolves near rivers and woods, desperately trying to reach the next village (before I...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 20 March 2006, 23:13
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Nothingness as in bits of the game missing? Or...

Nothingness as in bits of the game missing? Or nothingness as in large tracts of green with wolves chasing you?
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 20 March 2006, 19:02
Replies: 58
Views: 4,835
Posted By slideyfoot
Lords of Time

One of my favourite games ever, but never been able to find an adf (though I'm pretty new to the emulator thing, so that may be why). Generally I only ever see the other Lords of Time, as opposed to...
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