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the_elyan From: the_elyan Date: February 15th, 2007 04:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
I went to Game On when it was at the Barbican some years ago, and it was great fun. My only gripe was that, being a Spectrum boy, the game they had chosen to represent the ol' rubber beermat was Ant Attack which, while very iconic, wasn't exactly the greatest thrill ever seen.

There was lots of wonderful stuff there - I spent quite a while playing R-Type, as I recall, which is one of my all-time faves...

Far be it from me to appear overly retro, but as you may have gathered, I've spent an unconscionable amount of time playing Lords of Midnight recently...
addedentry From: addedentry Date: February 15th, 2007 04:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
As another Spectrum boy I was simply delighted that this time its representative was 3D Deathchase: simple, fast, addictive.
the_elyan From: the_elyan Date: February 15th, 2007 05:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
I was pondering a game of Deathchase a couple of nights ago. As you say, one of those games whose simplicity and smooth ascent from easy through to brain-blendingly tricky made it incredibly addictive. And still playable, 24 years on...
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