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by beanz
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: tiebreaker vote
Replies: 73
Views: 1939

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: tiebreaker vote

beanz wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:56 pm
WTSS should be thrown out on a technicality as it's not a speccy game, it's a speccy 128 game.
TWOTEF should be thrown out on a technicality as the first letter of the offical name is "T" not "W"
by beanz
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: tiebreaker vote
Replies: 73
Views: 1939

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: tiebreaker vote

WTSS should be thrown out on a technicality as it's not a speccy game, it's a speccy 128 game.
by beanz
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: tiebreaker vote
Replies: 73
Views: 1939

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with W: tiebreaker vote

Gone with WOTEF again and, surprise, we're now at 8 each! As for magazine Overall scores that are in ZXSR: WTSS Crash: 94% Your Sinclair: 9/10 ACE: 719/1000 Sinclair User: 96% C&VG: 8/10 The Games Machine: 95% WOTEF Crash: 92% Crash (re-review): 72% Your Spectrum: Not Rated Your Sinclair: 83% Sincl...
by beanz
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: Playstation Classic announced
Replies: 14
Views: 906

Re: Playstation Classic announced

I bought one of these a couple of weeks ago from Walmart for $59.99. Wasn't going to after reading up (and seeing on youtube) the "complaints" about it but then it was hacked...if you can call it that. Got a 64gb usb drive and got an image with 104 playstation games on it, so it's a great bit of kit...
by beanz
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Sales/Commercial
Topic: The Micro Kids (ZX Spectrum)
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: The Micro Kids (ZX Spectrum)

Read the "preview" on Amazon and looks interesting so I ordered a copy.
by beanz
Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
Replies: 48
Views: 2615

Re: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Downloaded and watched this a couple of days ago, obviously being the downloaded "movie" it didn't give me any choices. How did it work if there were no choices? There are numerous endings for example. For me, most of the interest came from it being interactive. I wasn't 100% aware of the choices t...
by beanz
Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
Replies: 48
Views: 2615

Re: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Downloaded and watched this a couple of days ago, obviously being the downloaded "movie" it didn't give me any choices. How did it work if there were no choices? There are numerous endings for example. For me, most of the interest came from it being interactive. I wasn't 100% aware of the choices t...
by beanz
Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
Replies: 48
Views: 2615

Re: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Downloaded and watched this a couple of days ago, obviously being the downloaded "movie" it didn't give me any choices.

Besides the speccy references I found it pretty dull to be honest.
by beanz
Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Isometric Atic Atac for Spectrum
Replies: 17
Views: 680

Re: Isometric Atic Atac for Spectrum

druellan wrote:
Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:04 pm
Also! On the original Atic Atac, you always land over a carpet. That works also as an indicator that you can access that room via a trapdoor.

Never noticed that...you learn something new everyday etc.
by beanz
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Isometric Atic Atac for Spectrum
Replies: 17
Views: 680

Re: Isometric Atic Atac for Spectrum

The original method used in atic atac would work fine I think...fix it up a bit with maybe your guy in the middle in a "from above" perspective.