Classic games preserved in online videosPublished: 28th May 2007, 13:00:24 | Permalink | Printable
We heart Mad Professor MariartiIs there something missing from your life? Something within your heart that goes back, way back, as far back as the 1990s? Do you miss the throbbing roar of your Stunt Racer 2000 car? The nosebleed techno of Hamsters? Soaring through the skies in Chocks Away? If you're at home and can't get your emulator working or your 32bit RISC OS machine doesn't want to play Pacmania, or if you're stuck at work and need a break - the Internet has just the medicine for you.
One clever chap has uploaded a load of videos of old Acorn games, from 4th Dimension classics to lesser well known titles, complete with sound and heavy with nostalgia. How many can you recognise from those below?
Click on a thumbnail above for the video via YouTube, or see the link below for the full list. You'll need a decent Flash player to view them.
All the AcornGamez videos on YouTube
Bonus Quark level three video
Buy old games or find an emulator
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