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Forum: OT - Entertainment Today, 11:36
Replies: 2,331
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Posted By gimbal
Yeah well, franchises are not exactly the...

Yeah well, franchises are not exactly the highlight of cinema anyway. Disney buys up a lot of money in the form of movie franchises which are a means to not be bored for a while, they're not getting...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 10:32
Replies: 42
Views: 889
Posted By gimbal
It was a fun video, agreed with a lot of it.

It was a fun video, agreed with a lot of it.
Forum: OT - Entertainment Yesterday, 20:40
Replies: 2,331
Views: 348,354
Posted By gimbal
I think that would become another Minions. In...

I think that would become another Minions. In moderation, cute as heck and funny. Fill an entire movie with it and it starts to lose its flavor.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 11:05
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By gimbal
Woah nelly, I take it back. I was thinking of...

Woah nelly, I take it back. I was thinking of Rubicon actually. Which has nothing to do with Arnold of course.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 November 2018, 12:39
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By gimbal
I guess they had enough material for all the...

I guess they had enough material for all the levels lying around that went unused for the main game? I found it a clever thing to not use material from the actual game for coverdisks, at least then...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 November 2018, 11:52
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By gimbal
Total Recall was okay-ish I guess. I am...

Total Recall was okay-ish I guess.

I am glad to have grown up with Arnold, there are only a few movies that I don't really enjoy and there are several movies that I can rewatch forever. There are...
Forum: OT - General 19 November 2018, 11:33
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By gimbal
imgur is quite alright, it even generates a share...

imgur is quite alright, it even generates a share link for you to put images in bbcode so you can directly plop it down in EAB.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 November 2018, 02:07
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By gimbal
Its a rough game. You have to go all over the...

Its a rough game. You have to go all over the multiscrolling levels finding cats to rescue which is a huge pain in the behind if you forget one, the unique but horrid jumping and climbing mechanic,...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 18 November 2018, 19:39
Replies: 2,331
Views: 348,354
Posted By gimbal
The Incredibles 2...

The Incredibles 2 (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3606756/). I love the Incredibles, so there was no chance that this movie was going to appeal to me as much. Regardless, its a good Pixar movie. I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2018, 17:02
Replies: 73
Views: 3,062
Posted By gimbal
Great! So If you're really ready to push the...

Great! So If you're really ready to push the envelope then Carmageddon needs to be put to the test :) That game melted higher-end Pentiums.

(Disclaimer: at this point I'm just curious what I can...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2018, 15:37
Replies: 73
Views: 3,062
Posted By gimbal
He he, you show em Anubis :) Try with Duke3D too...

He he, you show em Anubis :) Try with Duke3D too I would say, Prince of Persia runs even on an Apple II but Duke3D made my 486 melt.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2018, 14:58
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By gimbal
Aw. I'm not even clicking play on the video, the...

Aw. I'm not even clicking play on the video, the still of Arnie and Danny hugging is just so wholesome.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 November 2018, 14:19
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By gimbal
Ha ha :) Amazing! I can imagine those damned...

Ha ha :) Amazing! I can imagine those damned murder frogs are even more aggravating in first person.

The sky texture is rough though, it really does no good to the aesthetics.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2018, 14:03
Replies: 3,870
Views: 606,997
Posted By gimbal
The likely truth is that I just never realised...

The likely truth is that I just never realised that button existed! Not that I really missed it, the VGA graphics have their charm :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2018, 00:12
Replies: 73
Views: 3,062
Posted By gimbal
I used a 486DX33 config (16mb ram, 512mb...

I used a 486DX33 config (16mb ram, 512mb harddrive) for my Dos machine, have had no problems with it so far. The only thing is that the bios used is aged enough that I had to actually go into the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 November 2018, 18:22
Replies: 73
Views: 3,062
Posted By gimbal
Those videos look great. A bit shady that the...

Those videos look great. A bit shady that the youtube descriptions contain links to full operating system downloads, but I'm not complaining :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 November 2018, 18:07
Replies: 3,870
Views: 606,997
Posted By gimbal
Then I wonder which version of the game you're...

Then I wonder which version of the game you're playing, because the one I owned was VGA. Settlers 2 was SVGA.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2018, 16:15
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By gimbal
Wow, now that is a prime example of unexpected...

Wow, now that is a prime example of unexpected nudity. As far as you call a collection of about 10 pixels nudity :)
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 November 2018, 10:59
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By gimbal
Yes sir! ...

Yes sir!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8XeDvKqI4E
Forum: OT - Entertainment 11 November 2018, 17:33
Replies: 2,331
Views: 348,354
Posted By gimbal
Overlord (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4530422/) ...

Overlord (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4530422/)

It is loud, it is stylish, it is exhilarating, it is gory, it is nonsensical, it is really, really cool. It is Castle Wolfenstein: the movie. And...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2018, 22:40
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By gimbal
You've done a man's job, sir. I thank you.

You've done a man's job, sir. I thank you.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 09 November 2018, 01:11
Replies: 2,331
Views: 348,354
Posted By gimbal
Hot Fuzz (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0425112/)....

Hot Fuzz (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0425112/).

A movie that starts funny and transitions through crazy to ending absolutely bonkers.

I loved the first half of it where the movie is basically...
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 November 2018, 21:28
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By gimbal
We get it jmmijo, you regularly break Steam...

We get it jmmijo, you regularly break Steam because of your massive game library. Stop showboating.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5o8J7r72WU
Forum: OT - Gaming 06 November 2018, 20:58
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By gimbal
Yeah a bit of a mix and mash of games like...

Yeah a bit of a mix and mash of games like Dungeon Siege, Diablo and a little Wasteland in there too. A potent mix.

Speaking of Grimrock, the devs have not been sitting still either:
...
Forum: OT - Gaming 05 November 2018, 21:25
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By gimbal
Damn, they did their preparation and homework,...

Damn, they did their preparation and homework, that's for sure. Impressive.

Hope the combat will be sped up in the final product though.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 November 2018, 23:54
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By gimbal
Aw man. I was expecting some amazing reason. Well...

Aw man. I was expecting some amazing reason. Well you're lucky to still be completely new to these games, the Amiga was excellent for puzzle games. Even low-key efforts such as the Power have a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 November 2018, 16:26
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By gimbal
This is making me so curious, I might explode!...

This is making me so curious, I might explode! Why are you specifically looking for puzzle games with level codes?
Forum: OT - Entertainment 02 November 2018, 16:20
Replies: 2,331
Views: 348,354
Posted By gimbal
Total Recall was a pretty miserable retelling....

Total Recall was a pretty miserable retelling. Not a remake, they're two unrelated movies based on the same book each with a different approach. Retellings are nothing new, how many Robin Hood movies...
Forum: OT - Technical 01 November 2018, 22:00
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By gimbal
I know what you need: A hard reset. ...

I know what you need: A hard reset.

https://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/2hfo1o/i_work_in_it_finding_this_in_the_server_room_made/
Forum: OT - Entertainment 01 November 2018, 21:51
Replies: 2,331
Views: 348,354
Posted By gimbal
O Brother, Where Art Thou?...

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0190590/)

I don't give this movie enough credit, I do declare I love it - and this was only the second time I saw it. The visuals, the...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 28 October 2018, 23:53
Replies: 2,331
Views: 348,354
Posted By gimbal
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri...

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5027774/).

I'm not kidding, that's the title of the movie. I happened to catch the trailer which looked awesome and it is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 October 2018, 18:06
Replies: 92
Views: 3,526
Posted By gimbal
The key point is that you can't really know what...

The key point is that you can't really know what you did wrong or missed. You can load a save from way earlier, but that is only slightly less bad than starting over.

Regardless of its flaws, it...
Forum: OT - General 24 October 2018, 10:58
Replies: 88
Views: 11,802
Posted By gimbal
Those baby blue eyes, beautiful dogs.

Those baby blue eyes, beautiful dogs.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 24 October 2018, 00:43
Replies: 106
Views: 23,768
Posted By gimbal
Oh damn, Beasts & Bumpkins. Played this one on my...

Oh damn, Beasts & Bumpkins. Played this one on my old Pentium 120, it was barely playable on it.

It was a weirdo game, a sort of humorous version of Lords of the Realm crossed with the Settlers....
Forum: OT - Entertainment 23 October 2018, 23:52
Replies: 2,331
Views: 348,354
Posted By gimbal
Saw Ocean's 8...

Saw Ocean's 8 (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5164214/)...

I don't get it. What is the point of this movie? Basically: to see a heist go off without issues. Perfect. No conflict. Really though? Its...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 19:49
Replies: 92
Views: 3,526
Posted By gimbal
True enough, having to manually select each unit...

True enough, having to manually select each unit and not being able to queue builds is pretty awkward.

I still play the Dos version from time to time for nostalgia's sake, but not the Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 14:30
Replies: 92
Views: 3,526
Posted By gimbal
Reunion was conceptually very cool and presented...

Reunion was conceptually very cool and presented really well, but it was already a hard sale back then. Games in which you can make game-breaking mistakes without you even realising it just don't...
Forum: project.EAB 23 October 2018, 14:12
Replies: 38
Views: 2,396
Posted By gimbal
Also by people who went on to be GM's ;) Twas...

Also by people who went on to be GM's ;) Twas good times, but the family friendly EAB was never the proper venue for it. If only we could turn back the clock and do better, eh.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 01:22
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By gimbal
Not at all, I had a rough time in school as well....

Not at all, I had a rough time in school as well. Caused by both students and uncaring teachers.

Granted I was a typical anti-social computer nerd whom on top of that refused to grow up so I was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 01:10
Replies: 67
Views: 3,258
Posted By gimbal
Ridiculous yes (but then again all technical...

Ridiculous yes (but then again all technical limitations are), yet with the power of dithering the Lucasarts artists did manage to do some cool stuff even under those limitations. I recently watched...
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