deKay's Lofi Gaming


I only had three more levels left to do, it seemed. Level 28 was a real pain, 29 was quite hard, and 30 (the last one) was actually pretty simple, if a little brain bending due to the gravity effects of so many planets in orbit around each other. So then there was the credits, and now it seems I’ve unlocked some Extra Mode levels. Hurrah! I didn’t actually want it so end so soon!

Orbital (GBA)

I’m up to level 26-ish now. Some of them have been really quite difficult – I was stuck on level 20 for absolutely ages before finally managing it. The problem now is there are lots of bits of “space debris” floating round the levels, as well as moving planets and stuff, making steering in and out of orbits somewhat difficult. Still love it, though.

Orbital (GBA)

My word. This too is ace. It’s another one of the seven “bit Generations” games that I now have. Basically, you wander round a solar system collecting moons and planets smaller than you, to make yourself bigger. You steer by pulling yourself in and out of orbit with the planets, which takes a bit of getting used to. It’s like a cross between Katamari Damacy and that bit in Star Trek IV where they launch around the sun. Or something. …

Top 10 Obscure Games

I’ve often said that I love buying games that are bizarre and obscure. Usually, they’re crap – which often explains why they’re pretty obscure. Sometimes, though, they’re great. By obscure I mean they’re pretty much unheard of to the general gaming public. This is either because they’re for a machine never released in whatever region of the world they’re in, or the game bombed so nobody bought it (these games aren’t always bad, surprisingly), or even just that nobody forgot …

Completed 2006

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater (N-Gage 07/01/2006) Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4 (GBA 21/01/2006) Mawashite Koron (DS 22/01/2006) Tony Hawk’s Underground (GBA 02/02/2006) Knights of the Old Republic (Xbox 04/02/2006) Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 (GBA 10/02/2006) Tony Hawk’s American Sk8land (GBA 13/02/2006) Mario vs Donkey Kong (GBA 16/02/2006) Super Mario Ball (GBA 18/02/2006) Tony Hawk’s Skateboarding (DC 04/03/2006) Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 (DC 05/03/2006) Mr. Driller (WS 19/03/2006) Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (GC 25/03/2006) XIII (Mobile 29/03/2006) Hexic HD …