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Retro Gaming..

07-15-2015, 03:40 PM
#1
Joined: May 2012
Location: Newark on Trent, England
Posts: 83
Retro Gaming..

Anyone remember;

Titus the fox
Jet set willy
Commander keen
Beasts and bumpkins
Realms of the haunting

If so post your favourite vintage/retro game; screen shot
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07-15-2015, 03:43 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
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Got so many. I've got s spectrum emulator installed with 200 games on it. Those old games are classics. Still play lots of them on my iPhone

Also love getting Retro Gamer mag every month. Still play a lot of gameboy/nes and other retro games via the emulators at builds.io

07-15-2015, 03:48 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2015
Location: Newark on Trent
Posts: 19
You sir..are a legend.

Commander Keen or Keen Dreams was amazing back when gaming meant..sitting infront of an Amstrad with some cassette tapes playing Dizzy-Land.

Wish I could turn the clock back (wipes a tear) (rusty..diseased..tear)
07-15-2015, 03:50 PM
#4
Joined: Jul 2015
Location: Newark on Trent
Posts: 19
Retro mag..where is this mag..and how much is it?
07-15-2015, 04:06 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 1,565
Funny, I was just thinking about this retro gem. I saved up my money for a couple months before I finally could purchase it. I didn't sleep the night before I bought it. Then a had to wait for my mom to get home from work to take me to the computer store and it seemed like a lifetime. I loved that game to death.
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07-15-2015, 04:19 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2015
Location: Newark on Trent
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Any games by Apogee where the best.

Or Epic MegaGames/Serria Classics/Bullfrog/lucasarts

Classic game mate
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07-15-2015, 05:28 PM
#7
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Location: England
Posts: 10,656
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Originally Posted by LordVandal View Post
Retro mag..where is this mag..and how much is it?
http://www.retrogamer.net

Got every issue. Also they sell digital versions. The Bookazines (compilations) are also very good. Check the retro gamer app on Newstand. Also GamesTm publish the retro sections as seperate Bookazines (Also on newstand)

Love it ! Subscribers issue which came today has a front cover of 1942 on the front. Amazing in the year 2015 you get a magazine featuring these old classics. Up to issue 148 at the mo. Been going a long time

There's also lots of retro shows in the UK. Massive one in manchester (play expo) every October and a show in blackpool. Also a friend has released some retro books....

http://www.fusionretrobooks.com

Retros popular as anything

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07-15-2015, 05:52 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 860
Quote:
Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Got so many. I've got s spectrum emulator installed with 200 games on it. Those old games are classics. Still play lots of them on my iPhone
I had one.

Well technically I still do, but one of the recent iOS updates locked me out from adding games to it.
07-18-2015, 09:16 AM
#9
Joined: Jun 2013
Location: Cambridge, UK
Posts: 33
Zzap

Anyone remember Zzap 64, the computer magazine? Now that takes me back...

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07-18-2015, 05:15 PM
#10
I didn't play those, but I as a first-person (shooter) fan I will share a screenshot from the first first-person 3D game I played: WAYOUT (on Commodore 64). It really did animate smoothly in 3D, turning 360 degrees and moving forward freely. It was not "snap and redraw" with you stuck on a grid like classic adventure games.



The actual 3D view area is 64x96 pixels.


For comparison, I now game (beyond iOS) on a Mac Pro putting out 3840x2160 That's 1,350 times the first-person pixels I started on! (A retina iPad is 506 times the pixels.)

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