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by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Blasts from the past...
Replies: 11
Views: 458

Re: Blasts from the past...

Durell: http://durell.co.uk This one is great! I had no idea Durell were still around. To my mind, that makes it kind of a shame that Clive Townsend went it alone with Saboteur 3. Could've shoved it on one of those blue plastic cassettes. I'd have bought it, anyways. ...and it's similarly a shame t...
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Blasts from the past...
Replies: 11
Views: 458

Re: Blasts from the past...

Ralf wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:15 pm
Codemasters, although I'm not sure if it classifies as small :
http://www.codemasters.com/
Yep, although for me it doesn't count as I knew that Codies had never gone away.
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Blasts from the past...
Replies: 11
Views: 458

Re: Blasts from the past...

Rorthron wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:43 pm
Durell:

http://durell.co.uk
This one is great! I had no idea Durell were still around. To my mind, that makes it kind of a shame that Clive Townsend went it alone with Saboteur 3. Could've shoved it on one of those blue plastic cassettes. I'd have bought it, anyways.
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Blasts from the past...
Replies: 11
Views: 458

Re: Blasts from the past...

PeterJ wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:41 pm
I think Zenobi is still around, and System3.

http://www.system3.com
I think I always associated System 3 with the Commodore 64. Dunno why as the firm clearly did a bit for the Spec, but there you go. Good one, though.
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Blasts from the past...
Replies: 11
Views: 458

Re: Blasts from the past...

Rorthron wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:38 pm
Elite? :(
Good one! Or, er, not. ;)

(Though to be fair to Mr Wilcox, he did at least produce *something* as a result of his Kickstarter. I imagine there are other Spectrum-related crowd-funded projects that are faring rather less well.)
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Blasts from the past...
Replies: 11
Views: 458

Blasts from the past...

So... for dull reasons I was just Googling Romantic Robot, of Multiface One fame, and I was gobsmacked to find that it's apparently a going concern, with an active website: http://www.romantic-robot.com/ (Warning: Flash-based horrors and plinky-plonk muzak await all those who click...) Which other s...
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Quiz - cryptic piccies
Replies: 36
Views: 756

Re: Friday Quiz - cryptic piccies

R-Tape wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:13 am
5MinuteRetro wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:53 am
10. Jailbreak!
Nope.

A bit more specific :mrgreen:
Rats. I was already doing smug victory laps.
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Quiz - cryptic piccies
Replies: 36
Views: 756

Re: Friday Quiz - cryptic piccies

R-Tape wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:29 am
stupidget wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:18 am
3 - Chiller?
Yep! I have strangely fond memories of that game.

Just 10 to go, tip - don't get hung up on the specifics of each picture.
10. Jailbreak!
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Quiz - cryptic piccies
Replies: 36
Views: 756

Re: Friday Quiz - cryptic piccies

R-Tape wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:02 am
3. Raid Over Moscow?
Nope. (what was your thinking?)
Um... an American flag (the 'raiders') 'over' a cold thing ('Moscow'). Sorry!
by 5MinuteRetro
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Friday Quiz - cryptic piccies
Replies: 36
Views: 756

Re: Friday Quiz - cryptic piccies

Perhaps I'm still drunk from last night but...

3. Raid Over Moscow?