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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #400 on: 23:06, 09 June 18 »
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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #401 on: 01:29, 10 June 18 »
Played some Airborne Ranger yesterday.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/271132746

Also been quite enjoying Shadows of Sergoth, too.
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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #402 on: 01:54, 10 June 18 »
Been playing the following today...

Chase HQ: Haven't given this one a proper play in weeks. Made it to level 5 on three credits. I think I've only ever made it to the final level once, and that was when I was 13 years old back in 1989. I'm not sure I have the dexterity to play up to accelerate games like I used to have anymore, tbh.

Manic Miner:
I got pretty far on this last year, but I've lost my technique since. I'm lucky if I can get past The Endorian Forest these days!

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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #403 on: 02:42, 10 June 18 »
I'm not sure I have the dexterity to play up to accelerate games like I used to have anymore


Same age here.
I was surprised that I now do better in most of the cases.
We have 10 years ahead I think  ;D
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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #404 on: 12:45, 10 June 18 »
Oh absolutely.


I'm still okay at a lot of games, I just can't stand racers which require up to accelerate anymore. It's bloody painful. 😂 Would be better if a redefinable option for the stick was available. Always the GX4000 hack though if I play it on my 6128+.  :)

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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #405 on: 06:26, 16 June 18 »
Been trying not to get lost playing The Eidolon today.
Did end up finishing it with no deaths, though.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/273793005
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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #406 on: 11:44, 16 June 18 »
The last couple of days it's been Mission Genocide... I recorded some footage too, but am [ahem] a little out of practise.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IydvqkcuHXs

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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #407 on: 16:50, 16 June 18 »
The last couple of days it's been Mission Genocide...
Loved this game from Paul "Spindizzy" Shirley, in particularly its super soft hardware-scroll.
Inspired many of us. These were the days. :-)

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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #408 on: 09:23, 30 June 18 »
Spent far too much time to be healthy today playing Ninja Scooter Simulator.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/279224281
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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #409 on: 12:37, 30 June 18 »
Oh never saw Ninja back then, seems like metro cross
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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #410 on: 01:03, 01 July 18 »
Oh never saw Ninja back then, seems like metro cross
Same developers (Probe Software).  Only they they made Ninja Scooter Simulator faster, more controllable, and shoved the difficulty way too far up the easy side.
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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #411 on: 13:19, 12 July 18 »
Same developers (Probe Software).  Only they they made Ninja Scooter Simulator faster, more controllable, and shoved the difficulty way too far up the easy side.
I thought it had a feel to Metrocross to it when I saw it on a stream the other day!
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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #412 on: 13:19, 12 July 18 »
Played some Airborne Ranger yesterday.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/271132746
Must dig that out sometime
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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #413 on: 10:27, 20 July 18 »
The last couple of days it's been Mission Genocide... I recorded some footage too, but am [ahem] a little out of practise.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IydvqkcuHXs


I assume there is a tehcnical reason for the low number of colours used. Maybe to gain processortime?

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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #414 on: 17:41, 20 July 18 »
Have been playing far too little for far too long.
 Today I wanted to play The Very Cruz Affair though. That's a game I've kinda been saving ever since I saw a cracktro for it back in the 80s. But I couldn't get it running on my CPC plus machine. So today I loaded it on my CPC464, but after the first screen it didn't work.
 Does anyone have any info on this? A patched version? Does it require a CPC6128? What?

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Re: what are people playing on their cpc's this week ?
« Reply #415 on: 22:02, 20 July 18 »
I assume there is a tehcnical reason for the low number of colours used. Maybe to gain processortime?

This thread explains the technique. In short, it is a lot faster to use this technique than to use the full palette of 16 colurs.