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Messages - billdooruk

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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Re: Retro Gamer Magazine . . .
« on: September 05, 2008, 09:44:10 PM »
I've been hunting in  my loft!!!!

I've found Official Dreamcast Magazine's issues 1 to 20....Can't find demo disc's though.

Do you want them? I could bring them to the Open Day or get them to you sooner if you want.

Sorry but I can't find any of my Edge magazines!!! Might be back in Birmingham at my dad's as I know I have a few things still there.

I also found a box of Speccy games i was given that I'd never looked at. Oh well guess that means I'll have to get the +128 out and play them all.....Just to check that are all ok of course! They include Alien8, Manic Minor, Jet Set Willy The Hobbit to name a few.....I also found the cover tape from ACE issue 1!!!!! for both spectrum and Commodore. must see if that works!

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RCM GAMING EVENT - OPEN DAY 2008 / Re: RCM Open Day - Tickets On Sale!
« on: September 05, 2008, 09:37:49 PM »
Hi

Stupid Question Time......

How can i send you the money via paypal?

Cheers

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OFF TOPIC / Re: Time Game
« on: August 28, 2008, 10:31:32 PM »
22:31 28/08/08

(that's a lot of 8's)

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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Re: Retro Gamer Magazine . . .
« on: August 28, 2008, 10:27:08 PM »
On the topic of magazines......

I've got to check but I may have the following is you wanted them for the Museum....

Official Sega Dreamcast magazine including all Demo Disk's - I think I have every issue but not sure exactly how many.

I also have quite a lot of early EDGE magazines - possibly most, if not all, of the first 40. (I think I have the infamous 3DO feathers issue complete with feathers)

Hopefully I'll have chance to look over the next few days to confirm exact numbers.

Let me know if your interested.

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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Re: Retro Gamer Magazine . . .
« on: August 28, 2008, 09:43:20 PM »
Excellent news Andy

Any idea when it will hit the shelves?

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OFF TOPIC / Re: Time Game
« on: August 04, 2008, 04:29:21 PM »
16:29

Stuck in work for another 3 1/2 hours!!!!!

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OFF TOPIC / Re: Happy Birthday
« on: August 03, 2008, 03:08:56 PM »
Happy Birthday Andy.

Hope it's a good one.

Karl

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Hello All

I forgot to say hello when I joined earlier this week......

I found you thanks to the plug on Game Central.

I've played games since my parents got an Atari VCS (2600 woody) and I still have it and it works!

I collect retro stuff - mainly consoles but have Commodore 128, Oric 1, Atari ST's and a few others.....i posted my list under the my collections.

Anyway....Hello and chat soon

Karl

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OFF TOPIC / Re: Favourite Author/Book
« on: August 02, 2008, 03:59:34 PM »
For me.....one of the following as I don't have a favorite book, although Terry Pratchett is my favourite author

Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett

or

Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4 ( I just keep re-reading it every few years) by Sue Townsend

or

The Hobbit by Tolkien (I never read Lord of the Rings as too big....)

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OFF TOPIC / Re: First records ever bought
« on: August 02, 2008, 03:53:20 PM »
I'm ashamed to admit this but my first single was ....

Mull of Kintyre by Wings in November 1977 - just before my 5th birthday (I had to look up the date!!)

I thing I still have it somewhere....but no record player to play it on if i were to find it!!!!!

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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Re: RCM Open Day?
« on: July 30, 2008, 10:56:43 PM »
I'll see you all there complete with wife.....I'll see if any mates interested too.

Any Idea when you'll put tickets on sale? I know it's a bit away yet....

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GENERAL RETRO CHIT CHAT / Re: Facebook . . .
« on: July 30, 2008, 10:39:07 PM »
Just requested as a Friend......Anyone else please request me.

Added my comments on the Event too....

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GENERAL RETRO CHIT CHAT / Re: Car Boots . . .
« on: July 30, 2008, 10:34:23 PM »
I went to Croft car boot earlier in the year and some one was selling a boxed Atari ST (I think it was the FM) colour monitoe and loads of disk's for £30......What a day to be skint!!!!

Went back next time and they didn't have it!!!

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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Re: First Game that you Completed
« on: July 29, 2008, 11:07:11 PM »
First game I completed was Adventure on the Atari 2600. I completed all 3 difficulty levels too.

I also remember completing The Hobbit by Melbourne House. Text adventure with pictures based on the book. probably about 1984/85 I think.

I can remember looping the mazes on Gauntlet with a friend during a boring holiday where rain kept us indoors on his CPC464.

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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Re: Bargains . . .
« on: July 29, 2008, 10:59:52 PM »
I got my Dreamcast as the high street shops were dropping it like a hot stone.

I picked up a new sealed official Sega Dreamcast Pad from Dixons for £2.49!

I wish I'd have gone to Telegames shop more before they closed down (or moved - I don't know where to if they did) as I picked up a few lynx games for a couple of quid If i remember correctly.

I remember getting a South Park game for the N64 for about £5 at Currys as they cleared out stock. I got 2 and part exchanged one of them for £10 at another games store.

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