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by Colonel Wasabi
Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Do you love old racing cars?
Replies: 16
Views: 4672

Re: Do you love old racing cars?

I LOVED Grand Prix Legends back in the day. It had a similar community of fans who produced tons of 'new' tracks. Remakes of classic layouts of circuits from different eras - even an "Isle of Man TT" track. it was great fun trying out new circuits - and fiendishly difficult to drive well too....I ca...
by Colonel Wasabi
Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5368
Views: 677735

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

me too......

Hmmmm - can't dig anything out - but there's something in the back of my mind !
by Colonel Wasabi
Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5368
Views: 677735

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Sphere by Michael Crichton ?

Col Wasabi
by Colonel Wasabi
Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:10 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5368
Views: 677735

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Oh nuts.....

I should have looked back in the thread.
Sorry everyone :oops:

Maybe better to pass this next question over to Rxke anyway - you might get a faster question.

Colonel Useless
by Colonel Wasabi
Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5368
Views: 677735

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

OK guys & gals. I've got to make some serious investments into some sci-fi books. I've checked my shelves and apart from Neuromancer and a couple of other unnamed publications (question to follow) it's all Reynolds ! I might have to wait until I finish Neal Stephenson's latest tome, though, which ma...
by Colonel Wasabi
Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5368
Views: 677735

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Ooooohhh !!!! Wow ! I thought that I was way out on a limb there..... Sorry about the hiatus in the thread everyone - I work funny shifts/days and hadn't logged on for a while. Give me a day to come up with something meaningful - it's Sunday night and I need to sit down and swig a glass o'red after ...
by Colonel Wasabi
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5368
Views: 677735

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Is the answer a 'Denizen' ?

From - "Grafenwalder's Bestiary" - and - "A Spy In Europa" by Alasdair Reynolds ?

This is highly tenuous....... but
The men are Grafenwalder and Vargovic ?
Silver faced character with a homburg is Dr Trintignant in his Palanquin ??

Colonel Wasabi
by Colonel Wasabi
Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5368
Views: 677735

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Yeah, a good tale - I found that Baen page a while ago and read it right through. Onward: a hard-bitten outlaw and smuggler rescues a young girl from a lynch-mob on Mars. Author and title of this short story, please. I really wanted this to be "Great Wall of Mars" by Alastair Reynolds....but he was...
by Colonel Wasabi
Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Griff's normalmapped ship remakes
Replies: 2336
Views: 425709

Re: Griff's normalmapped ship remakes

size isn't everything EV :lol: Maybe the hermits are happy with what Giles gave them I do agree, they're much too easy to spot in my shipset as they have a unique asteroid model and texture, now that the oxp has the massive asteroids, maybe i could make some of them appear as hermits. oo, you've ju...
by Colonel Wasabi
Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can I pester you by email?
Replies: 17
Views: 11451

Re: Can I pester you by email?

Fatleaf wrote:
Colonel Wasabi wrote:Ummm - Answer B
Can't see how to vote !
Col W.
Well... that is beacuse the Poll ended at Sun Jul 11, 2004 5:59 pm. :roll:

Look closer at the poll... :wink:
Doh ! Thanks
by Colonel Wasabi
Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can I pester you by email?
Replies: 17
Views: 11451

Re: Can I pester you by email?

Ummm - Answer B
Can't see how to vote !
Col W.
by Colonel Wasabi
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:25 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: YOUR AD HERE!!! 300 ads (sets A, B, C, D, E, F & G)
Replies: 2020
Views: 366687

Re: YOUR AD HERE!!! 300 ads (sets A, B, C, D, E, F & G)

Doh !

Jet-lag and a ferociously bad hangover is my excuse.
Now I can focus properly....I can see what it is :roll:
by Colonel Wasabi
Tue Jul 10, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: YOUR AD HERE!!! 300 ads (sets A, B, C, D, E, F & G)
Replies: 2020
Views: 366687

Re: YOUR AD HERE!!! 300 ads (sets A, B, C, D, E, F & G)

http://img577.imageshack.us/img577/9938/broonale.png Some sort of strap line: how about "You can really taste the quirium"? Or just simply "Them's Fightin Words"? :D " Hoo! Yoos callin my feckin ship a heemasex? " What do you get when you drink Brown Ale? A ten pound fine and a year's probation, A ...
by Colonel Wasabi
Sun Jul 08, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: YOUR AD HERE!!! 300 ads (sets A, B, C, D, E, F & G)
Replies: 2020
Views: 366687

Re: YOUR AD HERE!!! 300 ads (sets A, B, C, D, E, F & G)

...from a thought on the Discussion Thread for pronounceable planets..... Anyone good at picture editing fancy making an ad for Noocastle Broon Ale (The One and Oonly !) Apologies if this one already exists. Inspiration available here ....http://www.google.co.uk/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=newcast...
by Colonel Wasabi
Sun Jul 08, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Pronounceable Planets Project
Replies: 30
Views: 4860

Re: Pronounceable Planets Project

All this talk of 'New whatever' got me thinking of New Cassle.....

But maybe I should shunt this to the Constore thread for someone to make an advert for Noocastle Broon Ale - Puts hairs on your eyes...... !

Col W