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View Poll Results: Do you like the ZX Spectrum style?
I love it! 6 42.86%
I like it. 2 14.29%
Not bothered. 3 21.43%
Don't like it. 2 14.29%
I hate it!! 1 7.14%
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Old 10-06-2013, 02:50 AM
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Default ZX Spectrum visual style, do you like it?

I suspect it's not very popular with younger players but for those who are older than 30 it might be.

So I was playing around with the visual style and wondered if there's a market for new games that look like ZX Spectrum games.

Here's my quick test:


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And for anyone who is wondering what I'm talking about, here's a classic ZX Spectrum game for comparison.


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Old 10-06-2013, 03:21 AM
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Personally I love it, if done correctly, like I Am Level. My kidz even loved that.
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Old 10-06-2013, 03:52 AM
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I love it (but I am from the UK).

As long as the gameplay is great it should be a brilliant game with retro graphics. Speccy looking games are still very popular. Retro gamer (magazine) often feature retro looking 'new' games and the Elite Speccy app apparently does well

I would get this 100%
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:01 AM
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Thanks for the replies so far
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:04 AM
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As long as it has good gameplay the graphic style doesn't matter to me.
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:19 PM
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I was always more of a C64 person given the better colors, but games like I Am Level make it work regardless. Go for it.
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Old 10-07-2013, 02:08 AM
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I am level is an excellent example that's for sure.
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Old 10-07-2013, 08:26 PM
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I was around during the ZX81/Spectrum/C64/BBC years so..

I love it
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:57 AM
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I'm in the uk and 34 today. I personally am not a fan of the old style graphics, don't get me wrong, I'll enjoy and buy games that use them but much prefer modern graphics. I'll have a play for old times sake but would much rather play Mario kart on the wii than the snes.

One of my first computers was an Amstrad cpc and I remember typing in code for hours to turn the numbers into a musical keyboard or waiting for what seemed like hours for the cassettes to load the game.
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Old 10-08-2013, 05:00 AM
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To me as long as the gameplay is great i dont mind too much about graphics. I was born and bred on games with 'simple' graphics and now i would rather have a platformer which is say 20 meg than some 220 meg taking up space on my device because of its 'pretty graphics'

I played Mario Kart much more on the SNES and GBA so i prefer those versions. The Wii version was brilliant but nowadays to me its all about what games i can play on my i device. But saying that as i can play Mario Kart (SNES) on my iphone its all good !
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