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by Gary S
Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dizzy references
Replies: 10
Views: 4258

Chubby Gristle was one of my favourite games on the Spectrum. Never noticed that reference on the loading screen, strangely enough. :O
by Gary S
Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The C64 Two new machines.
Replies: 1
Views: 1643

What are all these new versions like? I'm pretty wary after that new Sega Megadrive/Genesis several years ago turned out to be rubbish.
by Gary S
Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Modern games similar to Dizzy?
Replies: 20
Views: 19472

They should revive Dizzy. It's a great format which has tonnes of potential. My only worry is they'll try to "modernise" the gameplay and mess it up, like they did with some of those terrible 3D Sonic games.
by Gary S
Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Slightly magic
Replies: 17
Views: 14872

A lot of software companies seemed to have a policy of just porting Spectrum games to the C64. Better music in the C64 Dizzy games but shame they couldn't have made more of an effort with the graphics. The C64 versions of things like Spike in Transylvania, Seymour Stuntman and the CJ games show what...
by Gary S
Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Wally Week
Replies: 2
Views: 2471

Wally Week

Did anyone else here play Wally Week games? I remember the Spectrum versions of "Herbert's Dummy Run", "Three Weeks in Paradise" and "Everyone's A Wally" (which even came with its own single). These were kind of proto-Dizzy games. "Three Weeks in Paradise" was easily the best of the Wally Weeks. It ...
by Gary S
Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Traps and Treasures
Replies: 2
Views: 2380

Traps and Treasures

Does anyone else remember this game for the Amiga? Great platform game, kept me addicted for months, even had a number of Dizzy-like puzzles.
by Gary S
Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:36 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Slightly magic
Replies: 17
Views: 14872

Spectrum and Amiga versions were great. C64 version was terrible - it seemed like a very bad port from the Spectrum and had slow screen updates and a very unresponsive "objects held" menu.
by Gary S
Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Fan Games
Topic: Text missing
Replies: 2
Views: 1814

Text missing

The text showing hints for games seems to be missing. For example: "to get past the sirens you need to ". (gap) I am new to this forum. Is there something I have to adjust on this forum to see the text?