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by Rorthron
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Rorthron's Quizopedia
Replies: 10
Views: 520

Re: Rorthron's Quizopedia

SINGLE-PART CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES These are cryptic clues, but they each contain only a cryptic element. They do not contain a straight clue. Again the answers are a mix of game titles and software house names, as signified. CLUES Games: 1. Things are really back to front, when you find the truth...
by Rorthron
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Rorthron's Quizopedia
Replies: 10
Views: 520

Re: Rorthron's Quizopedia

STRAIGHT CROSSWORD CLUES These are all non-cryptic clues. The answers are all game titles or, in the cases of the last few, software houses. CLUES Games: 1. VIP walkout. [10] 2. Nocturnal blind. [10] 3. Plant escape. [7, 8] 4. This one takes the biscuit. [6] 5. Baboon's bottom. [3, 4] 6. The baddie...
by Rorthron
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Rorthron's Quizopedia
Replies: 10
Views: 520

Rorthron's Quizopedia

I've decided to collate the various Spectrum quizzes I've done over the years, in case I should ever lose access to them. I thought I'd post them here, with the answers. They're all old ones, but you can, of course, try them again, if you like. They don't include the ones I did for a couple of the W...
by Rorthron
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Cover artists
Replies: 243
Views: 21524

Re: Cover artists

Orc Attack "Designed by Blake Sears" Special Delivery "Packaging designed by Blake Sears" Stagecoach "Packaging design by Blake Sears" Story House "Packaging design by Blake Sears" Tower of Evil "Designed by Blake Sears" Per inlays They seem to me to be graphic design credits, but probably not cover...
by Rorthron
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Cover artists
Replies: 243
Views: 21524

Re: Cover artists

Juan F. Ramirez wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:29 pm
Another strong suspect of a Paul Gascoine work
No, I think it's got Vinnie Jones' fingerprints all over it....

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by Rorthron
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Cover artists
Replies: 243
Views: 21524

Re: Cover artists

Galactic Gambler - Phil Gascoine
Gridgate - Phil Gascoine
Per signatures
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by Rorthron
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Cover artists
Replies: 243
Views: 21524

Re: Cover artists

Juggernaut - Phil Gascoine Outcast- Phil Gascoine Professional Soccer - Phil Gascoine Robin of Sherlock - Phil Gascoine They Call Me Trooper - Phil Gascoine Per signature ID - M A Bromley Per Signature War of the Worlds - Michael Trim Multiple online sources, eg this interview with the artist: http:...
by Rorthron
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Game art copied from elsewhere
Replies: 303
Views: 26997

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Dracula, by CRL (1986)
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Still from Nosferatu movie (1922), showing shadow of Graf Orlock on stairs
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by Rorthron
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Cover artists
Replies: 243
Views: 21524

Re: Cover artists

Driller - Steinar Lund Per his Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BtyWmJDBJq7/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet Ball Breaker II - Phil Gascoine Blade Runner - Phil Gascoine Per signatures Academy - M Bromley? Per "MB" signature in bottom right corner; A Tau Ceti advert is by M Bromley in a s...
by Rorthron
Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Game art copied from elsewhere
Replies: 303
Views: 26997

Re: Game art copied from elsewhere

Not artwork, but this loading screen of "Chambers of Horrors” by Omega Software reminds me of certain character used by a great rock band in their covers back in the 80s... https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/SCRtoImage.php?SCR=pub/sinclair/screens/load/c/scr/ChambersOfHorrors.scr It looks like it was ...