Knightmare survey

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Re: Knightmare survey

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haha - oops! Just checked and it was The Jackal's.
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Re: Knightmare survey

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Year you first saw Knightmare?: 1987
How old were you at the time?: 11
Favourite series?: 2, 3, 8
Least favourite series?: 6
Preferred version of the title sequence / theme music?: Series 1-3
Outdoor locations - like or dislike?: Like
Pickle or Majida (or hated both assistants)?: Neither
Mogdred or Lord Fear?: Mogdred
Skarkill or Lissard?: Lissard
Favourite character(s): Cedric, Hordriss, Lillith
Least favourite character(s): Pickle, Melisandre, Majida
Things that scared you the most as a kid (if applicable)?: All "stalkers" (e.g automatum), spiders (series 2 & 4) and invisible bees (series 2)
Favourite locations...: the outdoors bits in series 4, the Crazed Heifer
...or challenges?: Corridor of Blades, Block and Tackle
Favourite team(s)?: anon
Least favourite team(s)?: anon
Favourite death(s)?: Julie and Team 5 of Level 2
Favourite series finale?: 8
Have you ever "played" Knightmare with friends or relatives?: No
Have you ever named a pet or toy after a Knightmare character?: No
Did you ever apply to be a contestant?: No
Were you a member of the Knightmare Adventurers Club?: No
Did you subscribe to The Eye Shield fanzine in the 1990s?: No
Have you ever created anything based on Knightmare (e.g. fanfic, fanart, songs, spoofs)?: The less said the better about that!
Have you read the books?: I only ever had Book 1
Have you played the board game?: No
Have you played any KM computer games (official or fan-made)?: No
Do you own any other Knightmare merchandise?: No
Have you watched the French and/or Spanish versions?: Briefly
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Re: Knightmare survey

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Year you first saw Knightmare?: 2004
How old were you at the time?: 11
Favourite series?: 2 to 5
Least favourite series?: 1, 7 and 8
Preferred version of the title sequence / theme music?: Original 1-5 (Ed Welch, the man!)
Outdoor locations - like or dislike?: Disliked, but mainly because of clarity in viewing.
Pickle or Majida (or hated both assistants)?: Pickle
Mogdred or Lord Fear?: Lord Fear
Skarkill or Lissard?: Skarkill
Favourite character(s): Treguard
Least favourite character(s): Wall creatures
Things that scared you the most as a kid (if applicable)?: N/a
Favourite locations or challenges?: I always thought that the spell casting was interesting, if that counts XD
Favourite team(s)?: N/a
Least favourite team(s)?: Team 4 from Series 2 - So annyoing..
Favourite death(s)?: Simon, step to your left ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciIfcYwI6Ps& )
Favourite series finale?: n/a
Have you ever "played" Knightmare with friends or relatives?: Yes, on a green-screen using some pre-rendered backgrounds etc
Have you ever named a pet or toy after a Knightmare character?: No
Did you ever apply to be a contestant?: No
Were you a member of the Knightmare Adventurers Club?: No
Did you subscribe to The Eye Shield fanzine in the 1990s?: No
Have you ever created anything based on Knightmare (e.g. fanfic, fanart, songs, spoofs)?: Spoofs/remakes using 3d level designs and live-action footage shot on greenscreens with originally composed music and intro music
Have you read the books?: No
Have you played the board game?: No (Annoyingly, I prefer the Talisman boardgame...)
Have you played any KM computer games (official or fan-made)?: No
Do you own any other Knightmare merchandise?: No
Have you watched the French and/or Spanish versions?: No
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Re: Knightmare survey

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It turns out that I DO have a Knightmare video game from 1987 as designed for the ZX Spectrum!
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Re: Knightmare survey

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e6films wrote:It turns out that I DO have a Knightmare video game from 1987 as designed for the ZX Spectrum!
Nice! I'm thinking of downloading an emulator :)
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Re: Knightmare survey

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Answers from Rosey Collins:

Year you first saw Knightmare?: Probably 1987, definitely remember watching from 1989
How old were you at the time?: 2 in 1987, 4 in 1989
Favourite series?: 2
Least favourite series?: 8
Preferred version of the title sequence / theme music?: Series 4-5
Outdoor locations - like or dislike?: Like
Pickle or Majida (or hated both assistants)?: Pickle
Mogdred or Lord Fear?: Lord Fear
Skarkill or Lissard?: Lissard
Favourite character(s): Folly, Hordriss
Least favourite character(s): Fidjit, Brollachan
Things that scared you the most as a kid (if applicable)?: N/A!
Favourite locations or challenges?: Series 4 Level 3, Goth, Combat Chess
Favourite team(s)?: Both Julies (Series 3/7), Nathan (Series 8 )
Least favourite team(s)?: Alan & Chris (Series 6), Richard (Series 1)
Favourite death(s)?: Chris (Series 5), January (Series 6)
Favourite series finale?: 5
Have you ever "played" Knightmare with friends or relatives?: Several times with Jake when quite young.
Have you ever named a pet or toy after a Knightmare character?: No
Did you ever apply to be a contestant?: No, and never old enough to
Were you a member of the Knightmare Adventurers Club?: No
Did you subscribe to The Eye Shield fanzine in the 1990s?: I read Jake's copies and contributed a great deal
Have you ever created anything based on Knightmare (e.g. fanfic, fanart, songs, spoofs)?: Pictures and stories
Have you read the books?: Twice each, except for the first one which I've read three times (and may read again!)
Have you played the board game?: Many times
Have you played any KM computer games (official or fan-made)?: One fan-made game very briefly
Do you own any other Knightmare merchandise?: No
Have you watched the French and/or Spanish versions?: I have watched both
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Re: Knightmare survey

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Here are some updated answers from me (Jake Collins) with changes in bold.

Year you first saw Knightmare?: 1987
How old were you at the time?: 4
Favourite series?: 4 (There are several things about 2 that have started to rankle with me since April 2011)
Least favourite series?: 8
Preferred version of the title sequence / theme music?: Series 1-3
Outdoor locations - like or dislike?: Like
Pickle or Majida (or hated both assistants)?: Pickle
Mogdred or Lord Fear?: Lord Fear
Skarkill or Lissard?: Skarkill (In his dual role - Lissard and Raptor together make one Skarkill)
Favourite character: Merlin (For overall endurance since I was 4)
Least favourite characters: Gretel, Romahna, Fidjit
Things that scared you the most as a kid (if applicable)?: Wall monsters, cavern wraiths
Favourite locations or challenges?: Combat Chess, Corridor of Blades, Block and Tackle, Play Your Cards Right
Favourite team(s)?: Julie (Series 7), Alistair (Series 4), Chris (Series 3)
Favourite dungeoneer: Dickon (Series 4)

Least favourite team(s)?: James (Series 3), Oliver (Series 8 ), Richard (Series 1), Simon (Series 3), Chris (Series 6)
Favourite death(s)?: Helen (Series 4), Martin (Series 3), Chris (Series 5), Richard (Series 8 )
Favourite series finale?: 6
Have you ever "played" Knightmare with friends or relatives?: Yes, many times
Have you ever named a pet or toy after a Knightmare character?: No
Did you ever apply to be a contestant?: No
Were you a member of the Knightmare Adventurers Club?: No
Did you subscribe to The Eye Shield fanzine in the 1990s?: Yes
Have you ever created anything based on Knightmare (e.g. fanfic, fanart, songs, spoofs)?: Yes, a great many
Have you read the books?: Yes, many times
Have you played the board game?: Yes, frequently
Have you played any KM computer games (official or fan-made)?: Yes, fan-made
Do you own any other Knightmare merchandise?: Yes, a mug and a badge
Have you watched the French and/or Spanish versions?: Yes, both
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Ok, i'll play. (Answers from Nic Jenner)
Year you first saw Knightmare?: 1987
How old were you at the time?: 13
Favourite series?: Three
Least favourite series?: Five
Preferred version of the title sequence / theme music?: Series 1-3
Outdoor locations - like or dislike?: Dislike
Pickle or Majida (or hated both assistants)?: Pickle, but preferred no assistant.
Mogdred or Lord Fear?: Mogdred
Skarkill or Lissard?: Lissard.
Favourite character(s): Morghanna, but Malice was also great.
Least favourite character(s): Skarkill
Things that scared you the most as a kid (if applicable)?: Nothing, except perhaps how tedious Skarkill was. ;D
Favourite locations or challenges?: Location: Level three stained-glass window room. Challenge: Corridor of blades.
Favourite team(s)?: Perhaps S4 T8 (Dickon et al) as they were both very competent & very entertaining.
Least favourite team(s)?: No specific team, but i generally disliked dull teams.
Favourite death(s)?: S2 T3 (Christopher et al) all turned to stone by the medusa.
Favourite series finale?: Ironically, series five. There is some good in everything.
Have you ever "played" Knightmare with friends or relatives?: No
Have you ever named a pet or toy after a Knightmare character?: No
Did you ever apply to be a contestant?: Sadly, no. My parents would never have let me do anything that cool. 8)
Were you a member of the Knightmare Adventurers Club?: No
Did you subscribe to The Eye Shield fanzine in the 1990s?: No
Have you ever created anything based on Knightmare (e.g. fanfic, fanart, songs, spoofs)?: No
Have you read the books?: Yes, some of them.
Have you played the board game?: No
Have you played any KM computer games (official or fan-made)?: Sadly, no.
Do you own any other Knightmare merchandise?: No
Have you watched the French and/or Spanish versions?: Non.
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Re: Knightmare survey

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Year you first saw Knightmare?: 1987.
How old were you at the time?: 12.
Favourite series?: Four.
Least favourite series?: Seven.
Preferred version of the title sequence/theme music?: Series 4.
Outdoor locations - like or dislike?: Like.
Pickle or Majida (or hated both assistants)?: Pickle (but no strong preference between Pickle and no assistant).
Mogdred or Lord Fear?: Mogdred.
Skarkill or Lissard?: Skarkill.
Favourite character(s): Motley, Merlin, Pickle, Treguard, Melissandra, Gumboil, Sylvester Hands.
Least favourite character(s): Gundrada, Captain Nemanor, Malice.
Things that scared you the most as a kid (if applicable)?: Series 1 Level 3.
Favourite locations or challenges?: Location: The Crazed Heifer. Challenge: Goblins.
Favourite team(s)?: The teams that could navigate well - enough to get to Level 2 if not Level 3.
Least favourite team(s)?: Teams where there was lots of loud contradiction or talking over each other.
Favourite death(s)?: A variety, mainly from series 1-3.
Favourite series finale?: Series 4. Also, series 1-3, 7.
Have you ever "played" Knightmare with friends or relatives?: Yes.
Have you ever named a pet or toy after a Knightmare character?: No.
Did you ever apply to be a contestant?: Yes.
Were you a member of the Knightmare Adventurers Club?: I don't think so.
Did you subscribe to The Eye Shield fanzine in the 1990s?: No.
Have you ever created anything based on Knightmare (e.g. fanfic, fanart, songs, spoofs)?: I don't think so.
Have you read the books?: Yes, maybe two of them.
Have you played the board game?: No.
Have you played any KM computer games (official or fan-made)?: Yes, I think it was the first one.
Do you own any other Knightmare merchandise?: Not any more.
Have you watched the French and/or Spanish versions?: Yes, I watched the French version in Paris, December 1990.
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Re: Knightmare survey

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Year you first saw Knightmare?: 1989
How old were you at the time?: 8
Favourite series?: 6
Least favourite series?: 8
Preferred version of the title sequence / theme music?: Series 1-3
Outdoor locations - like or dislike?: Like
Pickle or Majida (or hated both assistants)?: Pickle
Mogdred or Lord Fear?: Lord Fear
Skarkill or Lissard?: Skarkill
Favourite character(s): Mötley, Skarkill, Lord Fear, Sylvester Hands, Hordriss, Sidress
Least favourite character(s): Majida, Grimaldine
Things that scared you the most as a kid (if applicable)?: The music kicking in when a dungeoneer is about to perish in Series 6, the music of the dwarf tunnels
Favourite locations...: the ruins of Dungarth
...or challenges?: Corridor of Blades, Play Your Cards right
Favourite team(s)?: Barry from series 7
Least favourite team(s)?: Michael from series 8
Favourite death(s)?: Simon from series 4 - sidestep to your left!
Favourite series finale?: 7
Have you ever "played" Knightmare with friends or relatives?: Yes
Have you ever named a pet or toy after a Knightmare character?: No
Did you ever apply to be a contestant?: No
Were you a member of the Knightmare Adventurers Club?: No
Did you subscribe to The Eye Shield fanzine in the 1990s?: No
Have you ever created anything based on Knightmare (e.g. fanfic, fanart, songs, spoofs)?: No
Have you read the books?: Yes all of them
Have you played the board game?: Yes and still own it!
Have you played any KM computer games (official or fan-made)?: Yes and could not escape the 2nd room!
Do you own any other Knightmare merchandise?: No
Have you watched the French and/or Spanish versions?: No
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