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Old 20 August 2005, 22:05   #1
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amiga games in london

I found a shop today called computer games & exchange in notting hill gate in london which still deals in second hand amiga games.

I got permission to take some photos of their amiga game shelves (they're not particularly good quality - they were taken by a low res camera phone), so if anyone wants to get a rough idea of what games they have just let me know and I'll send the photos to you.
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Old 20 August 2005, 22:06   #2
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Why not just post the photos in this thread?
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Old 20 August 2005, 22:29   #3
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Let's go and see them

I remember going there in 2000 and they had a few boxes of this-and-that hardware-wise (like some modulators and mice) but I don't remember any games being there. It looks like I'll have to pay them a visit again. Any of you Londoners wanna come along? We can make a show of strength for the Amiga
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Old 20 August 2005, 23:02   #4
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I'd love to see'em. It's not that i'm going to visit London in this or next millenium , but just would like too see how Amiga games look like... LOL

...and yeah, you guys: Show the Power of the Amiga, by going to that shop with your friends, your friends-friends and your friends-friends-friends too. Not to mention kids, wifes, husbands, grandma's, grandpa's... and everyone else you visit on your journey to this forbidden land

Have fun too
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Old 21 August 2005, 01:18   #5
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I put a zip file with the photos in the zone, if anyone wants to break them into individual pics and post them here then be my guest :-)

(I'm just lazy )
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Old 21 August 2005, 10:07   #6
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A few nice ones there: Elite II, Troddlers, Ultima VI, BAT II, Chaos Engine. I already have Troddlers, but that would be the one to get I reckon.
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Old 21 August 2005, 10:32   #7
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Some pics that Imran took (one or two I couldn't fix, so they aren't here. Tried to enhance the remaining ones )
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Old 22 August 2005, 02:32   #8
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that's uberkool - UVI for Amiga (had probably the worst installation system EVER) £15
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Old 22 August 2005, 11:35   #9
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How much are the games there?
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Old 22 August 2005, 14:42   #10
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Yeah, seconded on how much!
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Old 23 August 2005, 00:41   #11
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They varied quite a bit from £1 (for budget releases) to £40 (for retail version of games in "brand new" condition). I suspect the guy who runs the place may be amiable to bragaining too.

The shop also does retro games for other platforms (pc/atari/spectrum) on pretty much the same price scale...there were some pretty good bargains to be had (picked up the first three simon the sorcerer games (PC) for £6).

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Old 23 August 2005, 03:50   #12
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"first three simon the sorceror games"??? How many are there?
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Not counting the double pack there are four - Simon the Sorcerer; Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe; Simon the Sorcerer's Puzzle Pack; Simon the Sorcerer 3D.
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Website appears to be http://www.cex.co.uk/ but is dead...
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Old 24 August 2005, 00:44   #15
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nah, cex is a different retro-games store they have branches on totenham court road and just off oxford street. They mainly focus on PC and retro console games. They did used trade amiga games once upon a time (indeed if you dig through your amiga magazines you can probably find ads for them, they advertised in both AUI and AF and probably others), but alas no-more.
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Ah. Okay. Thanks for that. So, does this other place have a website?
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Old 24 August 2005, 22:52   #17
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I remember CEX - they always advertised games that were never released - Simon the Sorcerer 2 CD32 being the main one I remember seeing.
I bought Final Fantasy 6 from them about 8 years ago for £60, I think I was ripped off
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Old 25 August 2005, 01:37   #18
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I don't think it has it's own website, but it's part of this chain:
http://www.mveshops.co.uk/index.htm
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This is for all the amigans out here : this is the shop that Imran was talking about:

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Interesting thread, must of missed it previously...

Will need to check by this shop next time I'm around the area
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