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The Amstrad GX4000
« on: April 15, 2011, 18:55:21 PM »
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Go on tell me you had one, sadly never managed to get one of these as of yet.... Sure i will at some point.
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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2011, 22:52:33 PM »
Cheers fella I like the frill of the hunt at car boot sales and so on. eBay will be my last resort. Lol
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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2011, 16:22:07 PM »
yeah i should try and get to a car boot sometime and see if i can find some old console's

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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2011, 17:52:40 PM »
I never had one of these either but I do love old consoles maybe I'll look for one myself. What games did this console have?

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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2011, 13:23:44 PM »
I only have one game for it, Burnin Rubber. If my memory serves me right only 25 games were ever released.
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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2011, 15:56:22 PM »
I don't think I ever had one of them but I believe my older brother may of had one. I also agree car boot sales or some charity shops will be the best bet of getting one of these! There is a fair few boot sales which happen around my home-city so I shall keep an eye out :)

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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2012, 20:53:56 PM »
I remember playing on this console in Dixons when I was a kid and thought it was terribleĀ  ;D

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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2012, 17:11:15 PM »
I bought an Amstrad GX4000 via eBay a couple of years ago for some reason I've not yet being able to fathom. It came CIB including Burnin' Rubber and I've since bought the following games cart-only,

Batman
Crazy Cars II
Klax
Operation Thunderbolt
Pang
Robocop 2
World of Sports


A couple of them are passable but it's hard to enjoy playing on the console as the joypad is an abomination. In summary, the Amstrad GX4000 is by far the worst console I've ever had the misfortune to play.

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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2012, 18:47:39 PM »
Thats a great price.. Agreed with the cost of the games though.
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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2012, 16:26:51 PM »

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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2012, 16:53:41 PM »
We had the CPC Plus which had a GX4000 built into it. RoboCop was pretty good but bloody hard. The best titles for me though were Switchblade and Pang. This was only gaming machine I had for a year until the arrival of my Super Famicom at the end of 1991...I don't think I touched the games on this system again!

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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2012, 16:59:26 PM »
Wow! That sucks!

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Re: The Amstrad GX4000
« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2012, 21:44:24 PM »
2 completely different perspectives on this machine:

Firstly from an American who has never even heard of Amstrad!



And now from a veteran English gamer