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by barbarossa69
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S8 - R2 - Manic Miner
Replies: 98
Views: 5996

Re: High Score Challenge S8 - R2 - Manic Miner

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Ugh... Stuck on one bit of Eugene's Lair... I KNOW I can do better!!! :P

EDIT: Oh damn I forgot Eugene blocks the way! GRR!
by barbarossa69
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Favourite/best games list
Replies: 88
Views: 20323

Re: Favourite/best games list

Dunno if I can remember, although looking through the game archive has stirred up some memories... 1. Ravenskull (Superior) 2. Repton - all versions (Superior) 3. Pharaoh's Curse (H-Soft) 4. Codename: Droid (Superior) 5. Palace of Magic (Superior) 6. Labyrinth (Acornsoft) 7. Arkanoid (Imagine) 8. Co...
by barbarossa69
Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S8 - R1 - A Maze In Space
Replies: 34
Views: 3413

Re: High Score Challenge S8 - R1 - A Maze In Space

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Fun little game, I vaguely remember it!

I did better when I ignored the mission (96700 at the bottom), when I try to destroy the blimp thing quite often I keep dying :/
by barbarossa69
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: The Savestate thread!
Replies: 43
Views: 21098

Re: The Savestate thread!

This topic is right up my street. Has anyone here ever thought about building a BBC Game Ending website? It would be great to catalogue the endings of these fine games. I did the same for the Commodore 64 (http://www.c64endings.co.uk) :-) I thought there was a thread here once. This one? http://www...
by barbarossa69
Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: LINTON - A Repton remake
Replies: 1
Views: 635

Re: LINTON - A Repton remake

Oooh that's quite nice!
by barbarossa69
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: software & utilities for the pc, mac or unix
Topic: Is this project worth it?
Replies: 7
Views: 2020

Re: Is this project worth it?

I would definitely be interested, and as the above poster said, it would be a really great learning tool.

With regards to graphics, could you use icon files and let people switch between retro/modern?
by barbarossa69
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Repton levels?
Replies: 198
Views: 32713

Re: Repton levels?

geraldholdsworth wrote: Some have been converted for PC Repton 3 and made available on my website.

Cheers,

Gerald.
Wow I will need to check this out! 8)
...although imagine what a teenage me would have done with 64x64 resolution icons.... ;)
by barbarossa69
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Repton levels?
Replies: 198
Views: 32713

Re: Repton levels?

I bought a ton of Beeb stuff from a guy in Lancashire about 6-7 years ago, and amongst the discs were a set of Repton 3 levels (which I'm sure he said he'd created himself). Anyway, here they are: ReptonLevels-TheAlien.zip There seems to be a mixture of level types e.g. original gfx/new levels, new...
by barbarossa69
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: classic games
Topic: Repton Infinity High Score Anagrams
Replies: 22
Views: 4610

Re: Repton Infinity High Score Anagrams

NATHANIAL RISC is an anagram of CHRISTINA NEAL, who was an editorial assistant on Acorn User.

Too much of a stretch? :?

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