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Manic Miner online

Post by krayzkrok » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:22 am

No, not a new retro MMO starring Miner Willy* (although wouldn't that be awesome?), but rather an almost perfect** online version of Manic Miner with a high score table! That means friendly competition.

I beat this game back in the day (when I was 12 years old), finding that I've lost quite a bit of that ability! Still, slowly remembering the tricks is a lot of fun.

Score to beat: 7777 (register online so it updates the high score table). Once I get past Eugene's Lair, I'll be on a roll. Until I get to Kong Beast, that is.

*If you have no idea who Miner Willy is or what the hell I'm talking about, you may be in the wrong target demographic for this post. :)

**Mechnically it feels identical, there are a couple of omissions that you might spot, but it's close enough.

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Re: Manic Miner online

Post by gary » Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:43 pm

so i take it you meant to post a link to it :)
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Re: Manic Miner online

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Re: Manic Miner online

Post by SlipperyJim » Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:52 pm

Pixelart Picard Facepalm! Noice!

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Re: Manic Miner online

Post by SpiteAndMalice » Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:21 pm

krayzkrok wrote: **Mechnically it feels identical, there are a couple of omissions that you might spot, but it's close enough.
Is the link one of the omissions, or did a Manic Mining Robot gobble it up?

Do you know by any chance why there was two versions of this? Bug Byte and then Software Projects.
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Re: Manic Miner online

Post by SpiteAndMalice » Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:27 pm

Btw - Does anyone know what Manic Miner was the first game to do/include on the Spectrum?
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Re: Manic Miner online

Post by SlipperyJim » Wed Jan 25, 2017 8:02 pm

Hmmm - I would guess some kind of faux multi-channel music?

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Post by SpiteAndMalice » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:43 pm

SlipperyJim wrote:Hmmm - I would guess some kind of faux multi-channel music?

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Re: Manic Miner online

Post by blobka » Thu Jan 26, 2017 4:58 pm

Willy! :lol:
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Re: Manic Miner online

Post by SlipperyJim » Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:01 pm

SpiteAndMalice wrote:
SlipperyJim wrote:Hmmm - I would guess some kind of faux multi-channel music?

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OK - the first game with a full musical sound track?

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