The other week I wrote an article on certain klik games, and I thought it was pretty good, so I decided to send it off to GameCentral, a UK based teletext games magazine. If you haven't heard of Teletext then this won't be of interest to you. Anyway, my article was published. Channel 4: P306
I took the liberty of taking photos too:
And yes, I even managed to get away with plugging Mr Stump's Dentures - somewhat surprising really - but I know that both my site and Ectoprods has had more visits this weekend than we normally would
I used to read that. Now I can't even remember what his name was. How tragic.
I'd been on Teletext once before, when I sent in help for Simon 2 to Digitizer. Trouble is that my paragraph was too long and they had to mangle it to get it onto the page, meaning that my carefully crafted guide was largely gibberish.
Yah Bamboozle is still around, I forget the page number though. I was hoping to make this a series of articles but its not fair to dominate the user submitted articles when others deserve their turn. In a few weeks... maybe I'll submit another one - with Satan Sam on it
billybobjoe and everyone else outside Europe: Teletext is an ancient news/information service that's broadcast via the television. By now it's probably run exclusively by a BBC Micro somewhere in Broadcasting House's attic.