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Governments may have been denying the existence of aliens for decades, but Register Hardware knows they exist because they’ve landed on our doormat - quite literally. invaders_doormat_animated Space Invaders are back Yes, if you’re a devoted retro-gamer sick of all the talk about Wii-this, PS3-that and Xbox-t'other then a …

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About to get my first place

That will do me nicely!

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LAME

So I'm a retrogamer. I think MAME is the best use of a computer ever. But uh, this is lame even to me. I figured at least you could shoot them by stepping in different areas or something. They just scroll across the screen when you stand there? Might as well scroll a message saying iPhones Suk or Pirates Be Here or something like that.

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Well. . . . all I can say is . . .

WANT !

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Now that's just wrong...

"(...) you’ll be glad to know this one measures 640 x 400mm (...)"

Would it have been so difficult to have made it 640 x 480, just to really nail down the Geek factor?

It's just this sort of shoddy planning that is weakening our ability to compete and unraveling the very fabric of society, etc., etc., blah, blah...

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Re: Now that's just wrong

Perhaps the missing 80m is to allow for toolbars?

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£40 to wipe your bloody shoes?

I can probably get an old arcade with the game for that

and your not telling me it costs £35 for a few invaders on a mat, when the mat alone is a fiver at wilko's

if it was less than that then i would consider it, but that much to wipe shit/filth off your shoes is ridiculous

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@ About to get my first place

Not sure I follow. Are you just excited you posted first? What is this a Yahoo group? And you must be a tween right?

Sheesh, and I though El Reg moderated these posts.

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Insert 20p

For another wipe?

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Re: @ About to get my first place

It's fairly obvious that he means he is about to buy his first house, and that this would be an ideal doormat.

Are you a bit thick, or what?

Paris, for obvious reasons.

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Real Geek

A geek would buy that mat, but a REAL GEEK would build the mat and make it better, faster, stronger, nanananananana

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