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by Morkin
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Showcase your work!
Topic: Mighty Final Fight
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: Mighty Final Fight

Looks cool...! The backgrounds are nice and the gameplay looks fast and slick.

Look forward to giving it a go.
by Morkin
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Woot! ZXMAS Tape Magazine 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 588

Re: Woot! ZXMAS Tape Magazine 2017

Argh, so I finally got fed up with wading through Amazon dross and failing to buy any Xmas pressies, and finally got round to trying this. Very amusing Mr Typoid, nice work..! I managed to get 4 of Rorthron's clues - might have got a few more if I was less impatient. Flippin' eck, the Christmas Pud ...
by Morkin
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Graphics
Topic: New loading screens by Andy Green
Replies: 16
Views: 447

Re: New loading screens by Andy Green

Nice screens, I like the way that some are for games that didn't have loading screens originally.

My favourites are probably 3D Tunnel and Styx. The Pyramid looks pretty cool too.
by Morkin
Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Friday Night Quiz: Nathan Barley
Replies: 41
Views: 364

Re: Friday Night Quiz: Nathan Barley

11 - Robocop?
by Morkin
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Graphics
Topic: Graph Paper
Replies: 21
Views: 419

Re: Graph Paper

No. I built an Excel spreadsheet for the whole screen, manually input each pixel as a 1 or 0 and used formulae to convert these into a string of values for 0x4000 and beyond (I hope I got that right). Oof! I did something similar for the attributes. I'm struggling to visualise this (I get the pixel...
by Morkin
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Poll:The Odin big four
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: Poll:The Odin big four

I always found the toughest part of Robin of the Wood was the map.

Having a wraparound map that you could be teleported around meant I was permanently lost.
by Morkin
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: ZX-Spectrum-inspired comedy show in Birmingham, Wed 6th Dec
Replies: 12
Views: 282

Re: ZX-Spectrum-inspired comedy show in Birmingham, Wed 6th Dec

Hope nobody said anything nasty about Highlander.. ;)
by Morkin
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Website
Topic: Forum ranks poll
Replies: 55
Views: 1196

Re: Forum ranks poll

I'm going to be a Berk forever at this rate..!
by Morkin
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The inevitable worst game ever thread
Replies: 12
Views: 342

Re: The inevitable worst game ever thread

Devils of the Deep.

Flippin' eck, makes Transylvanian Tower look like a world beater.

...And the "Out of left field" choice:

Pimania.

Forgetting the whole rigmarole about the prize, not sure if there was anything actually resembling a game in there.
by Morkin
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Spectrum namedrops...
Replies: 16
Views: 398

Re: Links to Speccy greats

Namedropping Speccy programmers FTW..!

Next time someone goes on about meeting some film star, I'll just recount the time I got my copy of Ant Attack signed by Sandy White.. :D