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About roberto

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    somethin' 8 bit!
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  1. Thanks Grig! But this is really a sad way to start 2020 though... 😢 hopefully there will be a worthy successor next year! All the best!!
  2. Christmas Eve over here and..... WOW!!! Opened the package and I was completely blown away! 😍 My SS managed to hit all the bases (and a home run too!): all flavors of Atari, from the 2600 to the Jaguar passing by a gorgeous SIO2SD for A8bit computers and Atari Age stickers, a dual-sided tape for both C64 and A8 with a wargame I missed so far (Theatre Europe), the 'Red Dead Redemption' of the good old 286 days 😁 (Mad Dog McCree: I never actually played this and I was always curious about it!) and, last but not least, the 2005 Retro Gamer DVD with Amiga Forever, something I had been looking for unsuccessfully for a while!! To top it all, a very stylish black NASA t-shirt was also there waiting for me to try it right away, as you can all see! Once again, all this really made my Christmas special. Thanks a lot to my not-so-secret friend from Adelaide and thanks also to everyone for making this amazing community!! Roberto
  3. That's because we have all been practicing our "self restraining" techniques for a few years by now!
  4. Indeed. Actually, I like the VCD format and it is also one of the few retro items it is still possible to find around here with relative ease (as some of my past Secret Santa recipients over here know! )
  5. Well, look at the bright side: at least you are not tempted to open it too early! 😉
  6. Look what I found today in my office! MANY, MANY thanks to my (not so secret but surely stealthy and very fast!) Santa!! Now I gotta wait exactly 1 month to open it...
  7. Elf Bowling!?!?😱 Wasn't that the game generally considered to be the worst ever released on the Nintendo DS and one of the worst games ever (average review score of 12.25% https://www.gamerankings.com/ds/930384-elf-bowling-1-and-2/index.html !)? I had no idea there was a movie tie-in. Now I have to watch this!!
  8. While on a trip I bumped into a shop having a few of these micro arcades: I never saw them before and they were quite a nice surprise! Naturally, I was disappointed to realize they are the NES version instead of the original arcade (really bad for games like Karate Champ!) I *HAD* to buy something, though so I chose the Bubble Bobble one since, for what I could remember, the NES conversion was quite ok. I am actually enjoying it!
  9. Besides those listed in the poll, I would definitely add Safecracker too!
  10. roberto


  11. Strange: it looks like they are in place to me... anyway, they can be found here: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DvL5T_EUcAInyTP.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DvL5T_FUwAU_-wL.jpg
  12. 24th evening over here, couldn't resist anymore and finally opened everything! This was literally AMAZING!! Really special thanks to my SSS (i.e Super Secret Santa)!! Everything was packaged individually, the candies are great (notice how they are already missing in the second picture... ) and all the other gifts were very much appreciated and spot on: great choice of unique games (including the infamous Custer!! LOL), a very interesting book (that I was actually looking for since long ago!) and paraphernalia! These really made my Christmas special. THANK YOU SO MUCH and also THANKS TO GRIG AND EVERYONE for making this happen! MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAVE A GREAT 2019 EVERYONE! Roberto
  13. Just received my package!!! Very excited but I will wait till Christmas for opening it like a good kid back in the day. Thanks a lot to my Secret Santa: this really makes my day, and my Christmas!
  14. Goal for next year: be more active on Atari Age! :)

    1. CaptainBreakout


      That's a good one, mate! That was mine last year, and it's been a lot of fun. Looking forward to seeing more of you.

    2. GoldLeader
    3. xucaen


      That's a good goal. And best part of all is you don't have to wait! ;-)

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