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  1. The biggest game written in BASIC for the ZX Spectrum

    Today at 12:54 AM
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    From Natasha Zotova. "Aggressor" (1997) had a terrible gameplay. At the same time, it is probably the largest game written in BASIC (2 TR-DOS discs) for the ZX Spectrum with a lot of graphics and animation. There was only a Russian version.

    And this is the English demo version - the ...
  2. Sore loser post

    Yesterday at 08:46 PM
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    I say the title a bit self depricating since i'm fighting the urge to say "i cant do it so it must be impossible" but i'm starting to have real doubts about the spacechase atari scores. not just because they're from 1983 so presumably imported from a magazine, but the unfairness ...
  3. What happened to datagod?

    Yesterday at 07:52 PM
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    I was browsing some old topics and saw he was banned? What happened?
  4. ****

    Yesterday at 07:30 PM
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    I learned a new frustration today. Playing a game and recording your best score ever, only to find out you didn’t push record when you thought you did... ****.
  5. Mrs. Franny,admin staff can you help TG member Matthew Peterson condense his 23 videos into 3.

    Yesterday at 07:55 AM
    Here is the link
    Twin Galaxies staff we need your help here on getting these 23 video game recordings organized and compressed/ condensed by new Twin Galaxies member Matthew Peterson into fewer videos like 3 game videos. The total game play ...

    Updated Yesterday at 08:00 AM by JJT_Defender

  6. Rush 'n Attack (aka Green Beret)Comparison:NES & Arcade Version Region:Worldwide Region:USA/Europe

    Yesterday at 06:27 AM
    Rush 'n Attack (aka Green Beret) Comparison: NES Version Region: USA/Europe Arcade Version
    Region: Worldwide
    Green Beret is a platformer developed by Konami in the year 1985. In it, the name-gaving Green Beret has to land behind enemy lines ...
  7. Episode 44 of Retro With Marco airs TONIGHT at 9pm ET / 6pm PT!

    Yesterday at 06:20 AM
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    The holiday season is almost upon us (well, depending on the outlet, it's already here) and we're just a short time away from Episode 44 of Retro With Marco! Join me TONIGHT at 9pm ET / 6pm PT where I will share the following:
    - Scoring and speedrun shoutouts
    - Quick updates on MGL and ...
  8. Weird vintage advertising

    Yesterday at 12:25 AM
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    10-26-2020 at 06:32 PM
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    On Sunday this week, Nov 1st, the 25th Mystery Prize draw will be held and one gamer who played all 10 games in this MGL will win all of the prizes.

    The winner will be drawn after the close of MGLXLV. I have provided another 8 prizes: prize numbers ...

    Updated Yesterday at 11:29 PM by OOO

  10. Atari Top 10's!!!

    10-26-2020 at 10:23 AM
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    Haha!Well, just cracked into the top ten on the 7800.Picked up a few more games, saw I was "close", haven't really made/met a goal lately, so there we go!That's top to on all the "numbered" Atari Systems-no disrespect to the Lynx or Jaguar, I just don't know them, and ...
  11. How Indiana Jones, Rambo, and others ended up in 1980s Czechoslovak text-adventures

    10-25-2020 at 04:24 AM
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    To mock the Communist regime, Czechoslovak kids made illicit video games supporting protests.
  12. Windows 10 20H2 - one cinic's view of the new features

    10-23-2020 at 01:04 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Original Microsoft announcement at:

    The second-annual major update to Windows 10 is about to be switched on (the features would have been downloaded during September update ...

    Updated 10-23-2020 at 01:06 AM by Barthax

  13. A first-person shooter on a humble TRS-80 CoCo

    10-23-2020 at 12:05 AM
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    Nick Marentes is an Australian programmer. In his project archive, he told the story behind the development and the marketing of each of his games (he started in the early eighties). It's very interesting reading.

    This is an extract from ...
  14. Atari Flashback Games

    10-22-2020 at 09:24 AM
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    Is there more than one version of the Atari Flashback? I just found one and started playing and I noticed that some of the games that are on it have no records listed on TG, and are games I would expect people to love. Breakout and Yar's Revenge for example. I also noticed games listed on ...
  15. Wall Entry at 10-22-2020 06:58 AM

    10-22-2020 at 07:06 AM
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    Well I have made a start compiling new submissions for Final Fantasy XV Fishing records. At the moment I have 3 Fish caught on video using a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet, that will get me 1st places. All Videos show Consoles, Controllers, Games etc being used, turned on and turned off. Along with a full ...
  16. Wall Entry at 10-22-2020 07:13 AM

    10-21-2020 at 11:28 PM
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    Since the latest website change by TG the entire heading and navigation bar do not scroll with the rest of the page, making only 60% of the bottom half of the page visible.

    I cant even view 100% of the video window when im trying to adjudicate.
    Are there any plans to change this?
  17. (WTF) Hit the Ice on the NES was a "hockey RPG"

    10-21-2020 at 10:22 PM
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    From Kotaku: «As gaming historian Frank Cifaldi notes, among the terabytes of data comprising the Nintendo “gigaleak” is the finished, signed-off NES port of Hit the Ice. It’s not the first time we’ve seen the game on the console, as a prototype version leaked a little ...
  18. 64 Pac-Man Battle Royale

    10-21-2020 at 05:56 AM
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    Are you up for a new twist on an old classic? A 64 Battle Royale will be released on Google's Stadia cloud based gaming platform on November 17th for $19.99 USD. Could be fun if you have the bandwidth.Curious... does anyone have a Stadia and if so, could you kindly share your experience (good and ...
  19. Thirty-two years before Brexit

    10-21-2020 at 01:57 AM
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    Is Great Britain a continent? Yes, according to Silverbird. (I beg to differ).

    Updated 10-21-2020 at 02:58 AM by Luigi Ruffolo

  20. ok i'll just outright beg for tapeworm help

    10-20-2020 at 09:09 PM
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    @CWK @stygian you guys figured out how to max tapeworm. I'll often submit my lower scores get some conversation going and pick up the tips i need along the way that way. but i've submitted a few scores for tapeworm alreayd and at my wits end. i dont get it it seems just random how the ...
  21. whatever, i'll report it

    10-20-2020 at 05:47 PM
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    remember when i reported the old bug of adding all your current submission esi on a single track was replaced by just looking at the highest one, even if the highest one hadnt finished. that is to say, if you have one low sub and one high sub and the low sub goes through you get credit for the high

    well ...
  22. Box Art Update 3

    10-20-2020 at 10:45 AM
    Hello!These days I have been updating the covers for the Atari 7800 and today I finished. There weren't many missing covers but I replaced almost all of them anyway to make them look uniform, most had the cover showing the front and back of the box.

    List of all platforms completely updated ...
  23. Archimedes vs Amiga

    10-19-2020 at 10:39 PM
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    July 1989 (from The Micro User).
  24. BANNED!

    10-19-2020 at 12:43 AM
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    From "Page 6", an independent British publication aimed at users of Atari home computers (it was published between 1982 and 1998. The magazine supported both the Atari 8-bit family and later the Atari ST models).

    «Friday 13th turned out to be unlucky for Red Rat Software for ...
  25. Japanese guy's crazy collection

    10-18-2020 at 12:07 AM
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    This is an excellent YouTube channel about videogames history and stuff like this. Language spoken is French but English subtitles are available.

    The man in this video is collecting tons of rare pieces. He tried to faithfully reproduce the furniture of the old Japanese Nintendo Shops, with exhibitors ...
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