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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 February 2015, 09:53
Replies: 269
Views: 22,817
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Big grin I would vote for making this thread a yearly...

I would vote for making this thread a yearly lurker's reunion party,but reckon its got that covered already!
Still alive & Yo again to anyone who remembers!
Escaped Azkaban Prison heavily guarded...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 February 2015, 14:09
Replies: 157
Views: 28,746
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Cool Wow. Just been visiting for the first time in a...

Wow. Just been visiting for the first time in a longtime & came across this. Haven't gone looking for it yet,but well remember the numerous threads talking about this one through the years. Though...
Forum: project.EAB 10 February 2015, 16:07
Replies: 507
Views: 75,745
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Glad the xmas decorations hadn't been quite taken...

Glad the xmas decorations hadn't been quite taken down yet! Glad to see some things haven't changed! :p:D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 July 2011, 14:37
Replies: 280
Views: 34,292
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Big grin Know I've said it before in other topics,but...

Know I've said it before in other topics,but Delphine's Operation Stealth. Between a somewhat fiddly menu system,(compared to the likes of Lucasarts or even a Sierra adventure),but more so the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 July 2011, 17:07
Replies: 9
Views: 1,355
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Probably not the correct pick as it sounds more...

Probably not the correct pick as it sounds more like a point n click adventure game,but possibly Murder by US Gold? http://hol.abime.net/2532
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 April 2011, 15:56
Replies: 134
Views: 13,842
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Big grin I was always curious about that sequence,about...

I was always curious about that sequence,about the furtherest I recall acheiving was acessing the "maze" in the upper area of the zepplin,(like the one in the catcombs below the musuem early on in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2011, 15:39
Replies: 134
Views: 13,842
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Big grin @Hewitson. Nope,can't say I had the...

@Hewitson.
Nope,can't say I had the pleasure,but in playing/owning the lsl collection a few years later on PC Cd-rom,I still rated the miggy version slightly ahead due to spot samples fx. Albeit the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 April 2011, 17:24
Replies: 134
Views: 13,842
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Agree with the love/hate sentiments on a couple...

Agree with the love/hate sentiments on a couple of the graphic adventure developers-namely that you'd endure the disk-swapping (esp. on a single drive Amiga),but get driven mad at the same time....
Forum: project.aGTW 25 November 2010, 15:56
Replies: 554
Views: 66,114
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Big grin OT-Hey guys, did anyone else notice this thread...

OT-Hey guys, did anyone else notice this thread has clocked its 7th Birthday? It's like the EAB evil snowman,keeps returning every year! :p:D

As BippyM & co. have stated,as much as it would've...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 August 2009, 18:00
Replies: 17
Views: 2,150
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Funny how games you'd long forgotten about...

Funny how games you'd long forgotten about quickly get remembered all over again!
Lotus 1,(& super hang on to a slightly lesser degree),though not really the most in-depth racing game,was memorable...
Forum: project.aGTW 29 July 2009, 16:39
Replies: 554
Views: 66,114
Posted By 7-Zark-7
As much as many amiga (& EAB), fans would love to...

As much as many amiga (& EAB), fans would love to see any source code somehow be revived into a workable Putty Squad it has to remembered that the original code would probably still be considered the...
Forum: project.aGTW 26 May 2009, 15:47
Replies: 10
Views: 2,133
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Stick out tongue What? The games industry would never stand...

What? The games industry would never stand shoddy-ill (or incomplete) designed games today.
Geez IFW, next you'd be suggesting publishers designed add-on downloadable content as a...
Forum: project.aGTW 25 May 2009, 16:23
Replies: 10
Views: 2,133
Posted By 7-Zark-7
A tad late in posting about this, but interesting...

A tad late in posting about this, but interesting read, even if the demo/game wasn't a "classic must-have" one.
Once again Simon Butler's shy retiring character show's through!:p:D
Anyone wanting a...
Forum: project.aGTW 16 May 2009, 13:15
Replies: 554
Views: 66,114
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Roll eyes (sarcastic) Probably about as much chance as C64 Murder,...

Probably about as much chance as C64 Murder, mores the pity. Worse yet,even if there were a copy still in existance, I'd imagine Mark Cale would launch it onto something like the Wii/C64 virtual...
Forum: request.Apps 09 March 2009, 15:14
Replies: 28
Views: 3,118
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Stick out tongue :shocked:shocked Gee, you go away from a place...

:shocked:shocked
Gee, you go away from a place a little while & look what happens!
Never mind stock market crashes, countries going into recession etc.
Something far more serious-Akira using an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 December 2008, 10:19
Replies: 41
Views: 3,911
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Smile Gameplay-wise adventure games from Sierra (&...

Gameplay-wise adventure games from Sierra (& Lucasarts for that matter), were fun to play for the most part. The disk-swapping/loading as the games got bigger though were a pain in the butt,much less...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 12 November 2008, 15:17
Replies: 12
Views: 2,291
Posted By 7-Zark-7
One of the more obscure ones, but remember this...

One of the more obscure ones, but remember this one well. Outside of Double Dragon (with the good ol' elbow move), this was one of rare couple of arcade titles I managed to beat at the time.

Like...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 November 2008, 17:21
Replies: 205
Views: 39,689
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Cool Belated though this is, just adding to the warm...

Belated though this is, just adding to the warm greetings to RichAplin!
Although I've aired my misgivings on the some of the stuff missing from Amiga Final Fight in the past, I did admire that a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2008, 16:18
Replies: 67
Views: 6,644
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Cool To answer the original question, the secret...

To answer the original question, the secret islands aren't present in the Amiga version,probably due to space/time constraints at the time.

Without revealing too much,it's still a great...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 May 2008, 16:46
Replies: 288
Views: 33,591
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Cool Going back to Golden Axe for a sec., I think it...

Going back to Golden Axe for a sec., I think it was a sum of parts, not so much the best game gfx or sound-FX, or smoothest scrolling but it played well which made a big difference.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 April 2008, 18:11
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Cool In the immortal words of those TV specials with...

In the immortal words of those TV specials with Snoopy, "HEEEY!"
Glad to hear you're in the land of the living Akira!
Keep them honest with their old skool games over there!
NOTHING BEATS THE REAL...
Forum: News 20 February 2008, 17:56
Replies: 136
Views: 10,333
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Actually if you ever read the rantings of...

Actually if you ever read the rantings of director Michael (Transformers) Bay, he seemed convinced that M$ involvement in supporting HD-DVD was purely designed to ensure both formats failed & instead...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 February 2008, 17:34
Replies: 17
Views: 2,187
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Nice to see some familar mates!:D I thought...

Nice to see some familar mates!:D
I thought Jack Tramiel had already gone gaga when he'd gotten atari!:p
Seriously though, it probably was a combo of ruthless business, luck & like all men-in-suits...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 September 2007, 15:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Exclamation Hmm, given Mark Cale's spin doctorings you...

Hmm, given Mark Cale's spin doctorings you wouldn't think it unlike him to rehash some old coding for profit, but still appears to be a remake of last ninja's 1-3, see from the horses mouth......
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 August 2007, 19:17
Replies: 23
Views: 2,064
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Ahem! Since we're shaking mothballs out of old...

Ahem! Since we're shaking mothballs out of old threads that'd been in the closet, I'd still like Judge Cody's verdict on this other side issue!

Besides, as for populous we all know sequels improve...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2007, 15:34
Replies: 22
Views: 1,567
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Cool Had the pleasure of having a bash of Super SD on...

Had the pleasure of having a bash of Super SD on the PS3 at a mates place the other night & found it a great bit of old-school, all out shoot-em-up fun. If you're a Ps3/PSN enabled owner its a must...
Forum: project.aGTW 28 June 2007, 16:43
Replies: 554
Views: 66,114
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Wink Yeah but what would we have to talk about if this...

Yeah but what would we have to talk about if this ever showed up?!:p :D

Gotta agree with Cody & Dr Bong on this one-as much as I enjoyed virtually every System 3 C64 release (esp. the first two...
Forum: News 28 June 2007, 15:54
Replies: 235
Views: 42,875
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Cool Ditto Fred & KG's postings & reaffirming what had...

Ditto Fred & KG's postings & reaffirming what had been said earlier on. As a newbie to the board eons ago Paul was certainly amongst the top guys here for his knowledge on the Amiga & helpfulness-&...
Forum: project.aGTW 11 April 2007, 17:40
Replies: 554
Views: 66,114
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Very (sadly) true, but I think the AGTW write up...

Very (sadly) true, but I think the AGTW write up sums things up in a stalemate- if there's the perceived idea that it could be remade onto another platform (potentially) in the future be it the...
Forum: project.aGTW 05 April 2007, 16:43
Replies: 554
Views: 66,114
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Roll eyes (sarcastic) Actually just caught up with the interview you'd...

Actually just caught up with the interview you'd mentioned about MethodGit. I hadn't been aware of the (newer), interview 'til then-I'd recalled an older interview mainly with John Twiddy a few...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 April 2007, 16:45
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Wink Not all Sierra's early adventure games were that...

Not all Sierra's early adventure games were that bad, LSL 2 was quite playable from floppy & IMHO the sound FX though brief even put it a touch above its PC counterpart. I found Larry 3 & Indy & the...
Forum: project.aGTW 02 April 2007, 16:29
Replies: 554
Views: 66,114
Posted By 7-Zark-7
They did, but if I recall the guts of said...

They did, but if I recall the guts of said interview,they'd actually remarked how difficult it was tracking down John Twiddy,& the fact it was basically conducted by email at that.

I think its...
Forum: News 20 March 2007, 15:07
Replies: 235
Views: 42,875
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Unhappy Only just logged in recently & saw the avatar...

Only just logged in recently & saw the avatar picture posted above, terribly sad news.

Whilst not knowing Paul personally, I agree with Darstardly that one of most striking memories was no matter...
Forum: support.Games 07 March 2007, 17:03
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Wink Ah yes, the old Final Fight cheat,used that a few...

Ah yes, the old Final Fight cheat,used that a few times back in the day! If memory serves though, you don't have to tap "help" 5 times. When you get the prompt to "turn on your TV", you merely have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 March 2007, 16:51
Replies: 70
Views: 8,432
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Unhappy Very sad news indeed. My deepest sympathies to...

Very sad news indeed. My deepest sympathies to his family/loved ones. His CBM64 works were great, though I have to rate his Amiga stuff even better- Cannon Fodder comes straight to mind as I'm typing...
Forum: News 07 March 2007, 16:13
Replies: 50
Views: 3,834
Posted By 7-Zark-7
:nuts :rolleyes Two words come to mind....

:nuts :rolleyes
Two words come to mind. Kidding themselves!
Had to laugh too at the "gaming PC" line. Given the original,(& only "true" Commodore), CBM's attempts at gaining a foothold in the PC...
Forum: project.aGTW 05 February 2007, 15:27
Replies: 36
Views: 7,044
Posted By 7-Zark-7
I'm pretty sure The One magazine did a preview of...

I'm pretty sure The One magazine did a preview of sorts (ie: 1/2 a page or so at least), at the time, but it just seemed to quietly disappear off the radar like several other titles did for the same...
Forum: project.EAB 17 December 2006, 14:56
Replies: 507
Views: 75,745
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Eek Nah, just Paul the Green Alien to fire up his...

Nah, just Paul the Green Alien to fire up his mothership's mega-death ray! May all those fools who begged his return be the first to suffer his wrath!:p
Forum: project.EAB 11 December 2006, 15:01
Replies: 507
Views: 75,745
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Big grin @Paul & Dizzy. LOL!:p :laughing If this site...

@Paul & Dizzy. LOL!:p :laughing
If this site ends up with an 18+ rating due to horror content, we'll know who to blame!
Forum: Amiga scene 25 November 2006, 16:17
Replies: 15
Views: 4,279
Posted By 7-Zark-7
Question Is that a possible plug for AGTW in the future...

Is that a possible plug for AGTW in the future alluding to the (abandoned) dual-playfield version of Uridium 2 Andrew Braybrook toyed with in a couple of his diary entries?

Seem to recall in the...
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