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by Rorthron
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Whatever happened to... John Minson
Replies: 14
Views: 359

Re: Whatever happened to... John Minson

There's only one way to settle this....

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by Rorthron
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Was Hannah Smith real?
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Was Hannah Smith real?

by Rorthron
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Game art copied from elsewhere
Replies: 206
Views: 9085

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:11 am
It seems they're not ninjas, just a couple of guys wearing raincoats :lol:
Yes, more like Anorak Terminator!
by Rorthron
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Whatever happened to... John Minson
Replies: 14
Views: 359

Re: Whatever happened to... John Minson

Okay, this isn't exactly a Moon-landings-level conspiracy theory but I remain unconvinced that HS was a real person. While it's possible she wasn't real, I'm not sure why you are so sceptical. I may have misunderstood you, but the only reasons you gave are that there wasn't a fanfare when she left ...
by Rorthron
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Game art copied from elsewhere
Replies: 206
Views: 9085

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Movie poster for Ninja Terminator (1985)

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Cover of Ninja Commando, by Zeppelin Games

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by Rorthron
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Game art copied from elsewhere
Replies: 206
Views: 9085

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

A coincidence?

Movie poster for Ninja III: The Domination (1984)

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Advert for The Last Ninja, by System 3

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by Rorthron
Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Friday quiz: Faces
Replies: 28
Views: 335

Re: Friday quiz: Faces

Thanks for the quiz.
by Rorthron
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Friday quiz: Faces
Replies: 28
Views: 335

Re: Friday quiz: Faces

9. (Konami) Tennis, by Imagine
by Rorthron
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Game art copied from elsewhere
Replies: 206
Views: 9085

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

By the way, does anyone know how the artists copied the art in a predigital age? Did they use a pantograph to produce a sketch, then paint over it? In my experience they just started drawing on the Spectrum screen, usually with Melbourne Draw, without any aids. Seeing Mark Jones accurately draw out...
by Rorthron
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Game art copied from elsewhere
Replies: 206
Views: 9085

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

By the way, does anyone know how the artists copied the art in a predigital age? Did they use a pantograph to produce a sketch, then paint over it?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pantograph