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by 5MinuteRetro
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX Vega+ Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 4688

Re: ZX Vega+ Discussion

I'm going to put my head above the parapet and say I honestly believed it would be coming out back in 2016. Some of the rather aggressive and immature language from Retro Computers's critics made me think that the project was just a plucky underdog and being held back by bitter fallouts. By early 2...
by 5MinuteRetro
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX Vega+ Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 4688

Re: ZX Vega+ Discussion

Yes you can make honest mistakes but to never question or follow up problems really exposes those who are in it for themselves and see their ad revenue or dreams of a free console going up in smoke. ...and there's the nub. I'd never think less of someone for having been hoodwinked by spivs but to n...
by 5MinuteRetro
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX Vega+ Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 4688

Re: ZX Vega+ Discussion

There you go then. 16 by Jonathan Cauldwell, 2 by Visions Software Factory. Good work for sure but at this juncture the number/lack of games, and their authorship, is little more than a distraction from the main event -- which is the continued non-delivery of the product proper. For better or worse...
by 5MinuteRetro
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: Trying to find a game
Replies: 12
Views: 578

Re: Trying to find a game

Deflektor?

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by 5MinuteRetro
Thu May 31, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Every cover of Crash, in one image...
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Every cover of Crash, in one image...

Dunno if I'm imagining it and/or if indicative of changing design trends more widely at the time but... there to my eye there seems to be a gradual change in overall colour tone from dark to light, as time goes on...
by 5MinuteRetro
Mon May 28, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!
Replies: 27
Views: 498

Re: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!

Ast A. Moore wrote:
Mon May 28, 2018 10:12 pm
2. Wheelie

That one was a bit tough.

Good quiz overall. I approve.
Tsk. Yes. All went far too quickly. Too easy -- zooming out made almost all of them obvious,
by 5MinuteRetro
Mon May 28, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!
Replies: 27
Views: 498

Re: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!

5MinuteRetro wrote:
Mon May 28, 2018 9:49 pm
That just leaves 2., which I thought wasn't too hard...


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Of course, I've just realised that 2. is the only one that seems to get harder as you zoom out. For the rest, that just makes them easier. Flawed quiz... I'm an idiot.
by 5MinuteRetro
Mon May 28, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!
Replies: 27
Views: 498

Re: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!

That just leaves 2., which I thought wasn't too hard...


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by 5MinuteRetro
Mon May 28, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!
Replies: 27
Views: 498

Re: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!

MatGubbins wrote:
Mon May 28, 2018 9:36 pm
15 Cliff Hanger
Gah! Yes. :(
by 5MinuteRetro
Mon May 28, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Games/Software
Topic: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!
Replies: 27
Views: 498

Re: Bank Holiday Monday Quiz!

MatGubbins wrote:
Mon May 28, 2018 9:14 pm
13 Bobby Bearing
14 Buggy Boy
Yes and yes!