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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #90 on: March 31, 2016, 07:02:17 AM »
Damn! I loved Return to Brookmere, too. I had the first six up to Revenge of the Rainbow Dragons but stopped collecting them after that for whatever reason.

Be An Interplanetary Spy was another favorite of mine: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Be_an_Interplanetary_Spy

I usually hated those kinds of puzzles (like Games Magazine used to do), but I loved them in the BaIS series.

WHOA. Holy crap. You can download them for free for e-readers: https://archive.org/details/Be_an_Interplanetary_Spy_01_Find_the_Kirillian



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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #91 on: March 31, 2016, 07:25:46 AM »
I've got a bunch father Endless Quest books that I got for Bayonet Jr when he was in 2nd or 3rd grade.  He never really took to them, but I'm hanging onto them for Bayonette :)
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« Reply #92 on: March 31, 2016, 08:18:54 AM »
I should pick some up. I think my daughter would dig them.
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #93 on: April 06, 2016, 01:15:29 PM »
I want to believe that is a joke.  Seriously.  Tell me that's a joke.

You can buy one on Craigslist
http://cleveland.craigslist.org/tag/5514545954.html
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #94 on: April 07, 2016, 01:45:24 PM »
SPI classics today :)
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« Reply #95 on: April 07, 2016, 05:20:01 PM »
Ha! I still have my copy of Air War! Great idea for a game but nearly unplayable.  :idiot2:

And just look at those prices!!!  :o
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« Reply #96 on: April 07, 2016, 05:24:34 PM »
Great idea for a game but nearly unplayable.  :idiot2:

That describes a lot of SPI games.
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« Reply #97 on: April 07, 2016, 05:27:46 PM »
True but I still liked, and have, Invasion America. First monster I ever bought.... O0
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #98 on: April 07, 2016, 05:28:46 PM »
I want to find a copy of Objective Moscow.
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« Reply #99 on: April 07, 2016, 05:39:57 PM »
Never saw that one before.... there's 6 copies fer trade on BGG....

https://boardgamegeek.com/collection/items/boardgame/6270?fortrade=1

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« Reply #100 on: August 18, 2016, 06:58:27 AM »


plenty more on the front page!
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« Reply #101 on: August 18, 2016, 08:19:15 AM »
16K Cassettes? What will they think of next?  :o
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Re: #TBT: Gaming Nostalgia!
« Reply #102 on: August 18, 2016, 09:05:22 AM »
Well, don't freak out man, but I heard Seagate is working on a 20MB hard drive!  :o
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« Reply #103 on: August 18, 2016, 09:45:53 AM »
I will now strike terror into those who played wargames loaded by cassette tape records.  This horror is far greater than that caused by Pennywise, the demon in "The Exorcist", and Jar-Jar Binks combined.

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« Reply #104 on: August 18, 2016, 10:00:39 AM »
You sir, suck.
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