THE retro­bates

WHAT’S Your favourite gold­en­eye mo­ment?

Retro Gamer - - CONTENTS -

Dar­ran Jones

Play­ing the Fa­cil­ity mis­sion gen­uinely felt like I was play­ing the ac­tual movie. The level of de­tail was as­ton­ish­ing at the time. Ex­per­tise:

Jug­gling a gor­geous wife, two beau­ti­ful girls and an award-win­ning mag­a­zine Cur­rently play­ing:

Res­i­dent Evil: The

Um­brella Chron­i­cles

Favourite game of all time: Strider

sam rib­bits

This is tough be­cause there are so many mo­ments in Gold­en­eye. And tougher still be­cause I haven’t ex­pe­ri­enced any of them...

Ex­per­tise:

Rudi­men­tary ASCII art Cur­rently play­ing:

The Bind­ing of Isaac: After­birth+

Favourite game of all time: Croc: Leg­end Of The Gob­bos

mar­tyn car­roll

At Play Expo last year, watch­ing the game’s Karl Hil­ton and Graeme Nor­gate get­ting stuffed by a cou­ple of pun­ters in Gold­en­eye death­match. Ex­per­tise:

Sin­clair stuff

Cur­rently play­ing:

Su­per Mario Odyssey

Favourite game of all time:

Jet Set Willy

Drew sleep

Me and my mate Josh stum­bled across a ‘gam­ing bus’ which had Gold­en­eye in­side. We spent hours there un­til we re­alised there was a small army of peo­ple wait­ing to have a go. Ex­per­tise:

Recre­at­ing the RG team on XCOM (Sam died three times) Cur­rently play­ing:

Mon­ster Hunter: World Favourite game of all time: Fi­nal Fan­tasy VIII

paul Drury

In 2003, I played a death­match with David Doak at Not­ting­ham’s Screen­play fes­ti­val. I plucked up courage to in­ter­view him after­wards and that’s where my retro writ­ing be­gan.

Ex­per­tise:

Re­mote mines

Cur­rently play­ing:

Gold­en­eye

Favourite game of all time: Sheep In Space

David crookes

That mo­ment when I re­alised that I could use stealth tac­tics to get through the lev­els. A real game-changer!

Ex­per­tise:

All things Am­strad CPC, Dizzy, Atari Lynx and Plays­ta­tion (but is it retro? De­bate!)

Cur­rently play­ing:

To­tal Eclipse

Favourite game of all time: Bro­ken Sword

nick Thorpe

Slap­pers Only, Li­cence To Kill, four play­ers. Sneak­ing up on my un­sus­pect­ing friends to de­liver the Death­slap™ was enor­mously sat­is­fy­ing. Ex­per­tise:

Own­ing five Mas­ter Sys­tems (I sold two)

Cur­rently play­ing:

Su­per Mario Odyssey Favourite game of all time: Sonic The Hedge­hog

Graeme ma­son

Play­ing over and over again the level set on board the frigate, which has bril­liant mu­sic and tight, com­pelling game­play. Ex­per­tise:

Ad­just­ing the tape az­imuth with a screw­driver

Cur­rently play­ing:

Res­i­dent Evil 7: Bio­haz­ard Favourite game of all time: Res­i­dent Evil 4

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