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by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Crash Annual 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 186

Re: Crash Annual 2019

Yep, this is definitely one to back if you were a fan of Crash. I got last year's effort and loved it, and have read through it a couple of times now. I'm also getting the 2019 annual (albeit via my wife, as it'll be an Xmas day gift). Chris Wilkins really does an excellent job of this stuff, and if...
by 5MinuteRetro
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with R: vote
Replies: 24
Views: 463

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with R: vote

stupidget wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:34 am
I've just noticed that Russel Brand is not only on the Rock Star ate my hamster, loading screen but, also on Rygar!!!
I was just about to say the exact same thing!

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by 5MinuteRetro
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Graphics
Topic: New loading screens by Andy Green
Replies: 148
Views: 12064

Re: New loading screens by Andy Green

Andy Green wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:26 am
Here you go Scott :D
Oh my - those are all just wonderful. I realise have actually seen Wintry Lodge before, but doctored with loads of game characters.

But anyway, now I have a new wallpaper for each season. Thanks Andy!
by 5MinuteRetro
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Graphics
Topic: New loading screens by Andy Green
Replies: 148
Views: 12064

Re: New loading screens by Andy Green

'Autumnal journey as dusk'. This one completed my seasons set (Wintry Lodge, Reflections of Tranquillity and Morning expedition) https://zxart.ee/zxscreen/border:0/mode:mix/palette:pulsar/type:standard/size:2/id:204534/ Could you post the rest of these, or links to them -- as I've not sure I've see...
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Friday quiz!!! Game menus
Replies: 36
Views: 671

Re: Friday quiz!!! Game menus

16. Penetrator.
by 5MinuteRetro
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: The best classic Speccy game beginning with P: vote
Replies: 20
Views: 847

Re: The best classic Speccy game beginning with P: vote

I have a sneaking feeling that Popeye will be the unexpected victor here. As hitm4n notes, it remains genuinely playable, if a little clunky -- and it looks as visually impressive to me today as it did back then. It was one of those rare games that I liked to show off to my C64-owning chums, to 'pro...
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Quiz - backstories
Replies: 32
Views: 544

Re: Friday Quiz - backstories

R-Tape wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:59 am
The game in question is very strange.
I did wonder before about Deus Ex Machina, because the copy sounds a bit like something Mel Croucher might've penned. Now I'm not so sure but Deus Ex Machine is certainly strange, so let's try that...
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Quiz - backstories
Replies: 32
Views: 544

Re: Friday Quiz - backstories

R-Tape wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:50 am
2 - It has been blue once, this sun. As blue as ice, and as hot as Satan's Heart.
2. Red Moon?
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Quiz - sprites, scenery, status
Replies: 20
Views: 447

Re: Friday Quiz - sprites, scenery, status

2. La Abadia Del Crimen (apologies if misspelt... panel)