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The Icon Bar: The Playpen: Time Commanders
 
  Time Commanders
  monkeyson2 (22:28 5/9/2003)
  Phlamethrower (18:41 6/9/2003)
    Phlamethrower (19:11 6/9/2003)
      Steve (19:24 6/9/2003)
  ihutch (11:40 10/10/2012)
    pwx (12:31 10/10/2012)
 
Phil Mellor Message #46234, posted by monkeyson2 at 22:28, 5/9/2003
monkeyson2Please don't let them make me be a monkey butler

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ie. that potentially-any-good-but-actually-quite-disappointing programme on BBC2 where contestant types get to take charge of Hannibal's elephants and command the armies.

Well, does anyone remember a couple of games for the Arc that let you do similar? One was called Waterloo, the other Dreadnoughts.

I'd like to have a go with these - anyone reckon they're still available anywhere?
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Jeffrey Lee Message #46246, posted by Phlamethrower at 18:41, 6/9/2003, in reply to message #46234
PhlamethrowerHot Hot Hot Hot Hot Hot Hot Hot Hot Hot Hot Hot Hot stuff

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Still, at least it's better than having some tit running round pretending he's surrounded by dinosaurs :o

Well, does anyone remember a couple of games for the Arc that let you do similar?
Nope :(

I'd like to have a go with these - anyone reckon they're still available anywhere?
Haven't spotted them on any of the various coverdisks and CD's I've got. Were they free or commercial?

*goes off to do a search*
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Jeffrey Lee Message #46249, posted by Phlamethrower at 19:11, 6/9/2003, in reply to message #46246
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Ah, foo. Dreadnoughts is commercial, and I can't find anything about waterloo.
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Steve C Message #46251, posted by Steve at 19:24, 6/9/2003, in reply to message #46249
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Waterloo was certainly available for the BBC - I've got a copy of it somewhere. The graphics were nothing special (even for then) but I think most of the code was focussed on the AI, which wasn't too bad.
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Iain Hutchison Message #121169, posted by ihutch at 11:40, 10/10/2012, in reply to message #46234
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I loved dreadnoughts but I cant seem to see it anywhere online.

I sadly sold alot of my Acorn gear many years ago as i grew up with Gaming on Acorn before I discovered mainstream consoles and Windows PC

I would like a copy of dreadnoughts again if i could get one
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Philip Webster Message #121170, posted by pwx at 12:31, 10/10/2012, in reply to message #121169
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I would like a copy of dreadnoughts again if i could get one
I might have a copy. Not for sale, but would be happy to image it at some point.

Probably won't be anytime soon as I have a new baby daughter.
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