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by tinman
Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: World Cup Golf on the 3DO-a good golf game?...
Replies: 5
Views: 1389

Re: World Cup Golf on the 3DO-a good golf game?...

I agree with Trev.
PGA '96 is the best golf game, least that's what me and the missus thinks when we vs. each other.
by tinman
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: The Great 3DO Game Raffle! WINNERS DRAWN
Replies: 45
Views: 7241

I honestly hope the winners actually receive their prizes.

Over a year ago (around the 28th November 2010) someone of high esteem in this forum held a competition which I won.

I never received the prize. Maybe it got lost in the mail... :?
by tinman
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Quarantine...
Replies: 7
Views: 1105

Conquered this some time ago. The main aim is to meet up with resistance leaders and carry out tasks for them, bomb this, shoot these cars etc. If you conplete the task in the designated time you are give directions to a point which takes you out of that level. On some levels you were given other ch...
by tinman
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: How's Seal of the Pharaoh?...
Replies: 8
Views: 1831

I agree with 3DOExp about the maze part. As for combat I remember it being very slow and I think it was almost RPG-ish in application. I hit you You hit me I hit you I hit you Creature dead I hadn't got very far in it. I do remember there was this pink blobby creature with spikes which you'd frequen...
by tinman
Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO Hi score SS's
Replies: 12
Views: 2173

Once I get my other 3do out of storage (Dr Enceladus, you'd appreciate this; it's in storage at Kalgoorlie :D ), I'll fire it up and get a few scores from NFS and Samurai Shodown to put up here.
by tinman
Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: NeoGeo appreciation thread...
Replies: 10
Views: 2675

I "get" your 'more right' comment regarding SNK games on Neo Geo consoles. This is despite one of my personal greatest achievements on the 3do is completing Samurai Shodown on Arcade setting-probably redundant by other peoples standards. :oops: Current Neo Geo CD work in progress is completing Samur...
by tinman
Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Greatest Movies of all time
Replies: 17
Views: 3790

Couple of movies I consider great..in no particular order

Donnie Darko
Brainstorm
The Dead Zone
The Usual Suspects
Hot Fuzz
Orgazmo (for sh!ts & giggles)
The Crow (the original and none of the sequels)

Can't think of any others at the moment.
by tinman
Thu Jun 30, 2011 4:05 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: What's the last game you've beaten?
Replies: 16
Views: 3858

King of Fighters R2 for the Neo Geo Pocket colour...about 3 days ago. Not exactly a taxing game to play, but chews up waiting time. If we are talking epic games then it would be the original Halo for the Xbox. For me it took about 4-5 years to complete, intermittantly playing it. In the end I compl...
by tinman
Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Best golfing game for 3DO?
Replies: 5
Views: 1149

PGA '96
by tinman
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: The memories...Also what happens to the old games
Replies: 54
Views: 11588

Re: dreamcast controllers
Honestly the controllers just plain suck
Crap controller=PSX (PSone) controllers. Have these changed through the various Playstation iterations?? I honestly don't know as I've never sullied myself playing PS2 or PS3. :evil:

Sorry....off topic :oops:
by tinman
Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:31 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: does 3do deserve a little more credit?
Replies: 16
Views: 4291

Are you talking 3do exclusive titles? Although I don't regard most 3do owners as hardcore, I'm thinking that alot of the games that translated to a more "mainstream" market got ported over and made the list such as Gex. Therein lies the problem with these lists they rarely tip the lid to more obscur...
by tinman
Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:05 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: best FMV acting in a 3do game
Replies: 7
Views: 2464

I would have thought Kid that WC3 would be on your list, isn't that one of your favs? If the X man is in the game to piss you off then he does a good job because I think he is a turd. He reminds me of someone from high school that was in no way cool and did not possess the snappy taunts. Frankly I h...
by tinman
Sun Nov 28, 2010 10:39 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Ok 3DO fans, what is this... (Part 3, with prize)
Replies: 45
Views: 10139

shoot me a quick message with a mailing address and I'll get the game out to you asap.
PM sent..well it was in my outbox when I last looked :?
by tinman
Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: ITT: Confessions of video game addicts
Replies: 70
Views: 16760

Couple of things to feed I did to feed a former addiction *Drove 1-2 hours in the rain late at night with the girlfriend and a headache that would knock out a pod of whales to buy a what would be regarded as a Australian specific NES game from a guy in the suburbs who had advertised in a trading pos...
by tinman
Thu Nov 25, 2010 11:12 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Ok 3DO fans, what is this... (Part 3, with prize)
Replies: 45
Views: 10139

Holy sheet I won :shock:

I'm gobsmacked.

Respect to all the players and thanks to Bitrate for offering up a prize of his own in this competition. :D
by tinman
Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:38 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: What films / TV have you seen recently?
Replies: 83
Views: 17106

I have yet to see the Tekken Movie, how average is average? About a 3 or 4. Probably in the same line as Dead or Alive, but without the ridulous programmable sunglasses plot and a heady nod to the multitude of post-apocalyptic movies. There is some eye candy mind you, but not as much as DOA. I thin...
by tinman
Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Ok 3DO fans, what is this... (Part 3, with prize)
Replies: 45
Views: 10139

Are we on round 2 yet?

My next guess is speakers. Not the tiny little iPod ones they have these days but big chunky late 80's to 90's ones so you can use the unit as a stereo system without having to use the t.v speakers. :idea:
by tinman
Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:23 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Ok 3DO fans, what is this... (Part 3, with prize)
Replies: 45
Views: 10139

I thought it might be something related to the prize like a game gun or something, but this only occurred with the Sega Saturn version of this game (according to Wikipedia :oops: ) If it is something electrical then chances are quarter to half the volume of the box is protective padding or styrofoam...
by tinman
Sun Nov 21, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: What films / TV have you seen recently?
Replies: 83
Views: 17106

Saw RED, this was very good Saw Wild Targets, this was good...tame but good Saw Tekken (as in a movie about the Namco game) this was as you'd expect from a video game to movie translation...very very average. Despite this I'm waiting to see a movie translation of King of Fighters which was released ...
by tinman
Sun Nov 21, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: 3DO Controllers
Replies: 36
Views: 10191

My preferred controller is the 3DZero. It comes with a little screw in stick to the joypad It also has 6 button where in the normal controller there are three. I think it is also programmable but I don't play around with this...I regard it as cheating. I've seen them on eBay a few times...but not to...
by tinman
Sun Nov 14, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Video Game Addict?
Replies: 18
Views: 4636

I put "I might be" but I really feel I'm in more of a gray area between "I might be" and "No not really". I consider video games to be a hobby, and with hobbies you really want some quantity and quality of time to really submerge yourself into. Working a 9 day on 5 day off roster allows me 5 days to...
by tinman
Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:25 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Way of the Warrior
Replies: 30
Views: 6722

Are you playing on easy :? Even with this I found it difficult to get to the end. I don't have the luxury of an arcade stick and got through to the end (easy) after many, many "Continues" and developing pressure sores on my thumbs. I was finding that some characters were more susceptible to attacks ...
by tinman
Sun Aug 29, 2010 4:21 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: Forgone modern gaming for 3DO
Replies: 44
Views: 10124

I'll get back to the 3do eventually... :oops: Currently on more modern gaming (X-box original) In a 3rd person adventure mode and got into and finished Constantine in the last month (despite the dodgy controls) Attempting to finish Manhunt or start and finish Ninja Gaiden or Buffy (Vamp slay) next. ...
by tinman
Sun Jul 04, 2010 12:27 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: "Game On 2.0" exhibition in Australia
Replies: 0
Views: 1492

"Game On 2.0" exhibition in Australia

Apologies if this has been mentioned elsewhere I did do a search but could find nothing related to it.... Yesterday (3rd July 2010) I went to the "Game On" exhibition at a local museum with my son. To summarize it is a practical exhibition of video games both arcade and home consoles (since Space Wa...
by tinman
Wed May 19, 2010 11:40 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Trading down a system
Replies: 21
Views: 6272

Just an observation... Funny how most of us are united about our feelings/experiences with the 3do system, yet when a topic drifts towards competitors models it turns into a big c*ck comparing exercise (sorry 3DOExp and any other female readers)...mind you I'm loving the passion and carefully script...
by tinman
Tue May 18, 2010 2:11 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: What 3DO games were system sellers?
Replies: 8
Views: 2986

Personally I got into the 3do just before it's death knell. So unlike some esteemed individuals in this forum I did not get it on day release or when interest was at its highest. :? All my 3do's (I've killed one of them-the Goldstar) have been second hand packages from ebay or trading posts. This ha...
by tinman
Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:28 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Your "other' hobbies?
Replies: 17
Views: 5941

My money in the last couple of years has been spent on "adventure flights" in old military aircraft, with a flight often costing the price of new console for only 30 minutes in the air. :shock: It's a pretty expensive and only occasionally fulfilled hobby, and the range of aircraft to fly in is limi...
by tinman
Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:00 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: You ever think about the demise of the FMV acting industry?
Replies: 20
Views: 5630

True ... here is a quote from Hamill from the WCIII authorized combat guide (Brady Games) O.K. that's good. I didn't know about that, so thanks Trev, for justifying my comments. :) As for the cut scenes in todays games, I find it amusing that so much effort goes to creating "realistic" graphics in ...
by tinman
Sun Apr 11, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: You ever think about the demise of the FMV acting industry?
Replies: 20
Views: 5630

cause that was the best he could do? I think that was probably the most likely reason I also think some might have been under the idea that this was the next big thing, the stars/celebrities of a new media. But really if you consider the actors that participated in these types of games appearing in...
by tinman
Fri Apr 09, 2010 5:36 am
Forum: 3DO Main Forum
Topic: You ever think about the demise of the FMV acting industry?
Replies: 20
Views: 5630

As much as I would like to know what your Tracy Scoggins from Snow Job, your Ginger Lynn Allen from Wing Commander III or even your Tamara E. Genest (don't forget the "E") from Way of the Warrior thought of their experiences in performing in the production of a 3do game, I somehow think it was somet...