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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 17:20
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By gimbal
I always thought that the 4th level of Beverly...

I always thought that the 4th level of Beverly Hills Cop was quite alright in that "If I lie really hard to myself I can pretend this is somewhat like Wolfenstein3D" kind of way :)

It's more like...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 15:39
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By gimbal
I wonder what you think of Simon the Sorcerer 3D....

I wonder what you think of Simon the Sorcerer 3D.

https://www.mobygames.com/images/promo/original/1474236896-3144866332.jpg

I personally can't stomach it, the franchise went from beautifully...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 15:29
Replies: 67
Views: 3,079
Posted By gimbal
I like Larry 2 and 3 but the story is so over the...

I like Larry 2 and 3 but the story is so over the top unrealistic that it makes it harder to reason what the game is expecting you to do. Larry 1 I can "kind of" believe if you scrape away all the...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2021, 21:31
Replies: 23
Views: 989
Posted By gimbal
I'd still rather play Zool than Beavers, for...

I'd still rather play Zool than Beavers, for example. But both fall in the MEH category, flawed with some good parts.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 16 April 2021, 17:00
Replies: 59
Views: 3,109
Posted By gimbal
Yeah okay, but then you might as well say that...

Yeah okay, but then you might as well say that Lotus is it :) There are plenty of alternatives, the mission that people have is to right the wrongs that history taunts us with. In this case: a really...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 April 2021, 16:48
Replies: 192
Views: 33,846
Posted By gimbal
still an interesting read though :) ...

still an interesting read though :)

Wikipedia has some stuff on Paradox and MAXiMiLiEN: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradox_(warez)
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2021, 16:34
Replies: 23
Views: 989
Posted By gimbal
Meh. Bad is not the worst. I'm kind of impressed...

Meh. Bad is not the worst. I'm kind of impressed with the graphics actually, if you look closely at it you can see that the artist put quite some effort into shading things properly according to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 April 2021, 20:50
Replies: 192
Views: 33,846
Posted By gimbal
It's true that they die that easy at least, it is...

It's true that they die that easy at least, it is kind of amazing it lived as long as it did. One of ours died pretty much within hours after being left in a drafty hallway while the living room was...
Forum: News 15 April 2021, 14:12
Replies: 43
Views: 2,879
Posted By gimbal
Legally not to be confused with Apogee, the...

Legally not to be confused with Apogee, the height of gaming excitement.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 15 April 2021, 14:07
Replies: 725
Views: 94,822
Posted By gimbal
I like the arm flapping about the 19 second mark,...

I like the arm flapping about the 19 second mark, more games should have flair gestures like that :) In fact I'd call it Youtube-driven game design, add features to the game which content creators...
Forum: News 15 April 2021, 00:46
Replies: 43
Views: 2,879
Posted By gimbal
Blood actually is the best of them all, the ones...

Blood actually is the best of them all, the ones I listed are the absolute worst because they were made by Capstone - pretty much the PC clone of Tiertex ;)
Forum: News 13 April 2021, 21:12
Replies: 43
Views: 2,879
Posted By gimbal
You don't even mention the very best of them all:...

You don't even mention the very best of them all: Witchaven and Tekwar!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 April 2021, 17:00
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By gimbal
At 120gb becoming a new normal and quite some...

At 120gb becoming a new normal and quite some games going well beyond it.

Where is it going in the next 10-15 years? My guess is full streaming.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 April 2021, 16:11
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By gimbal
I did see a news article about PS3 games not...

I did see a news article about PS3 games not receiving patches anymore even now before the server is shutdown. I wonder if that is because they're isolating patches to a different server so they can...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 April 2021, 00:27
Replies: 192
Views: 33,846
Posted By gimbal
Man, that story makes me pucker.

Man, that story makes me pucker.
Forum: News 12 April 2021, 22:36
Replies: 43
Views: 2,879
Posted By gimbal
God I love this game. You stand still, you will...

God I love this game. You stand still, you will die. Keep moving like a ninja. And shoot nukes like a ninja. There's a nuke in a secret in the very first room you start in, now that's my kind of game.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2021, 17:46
Replies: 4,549
Views: 933,533
Posted By gimbal
So eh yeah. That was only the first half of the...

So eh yeah. That was only the first half of the game. The rest is... pretty shit actually. Eventually the open world is gone and you get put on rails where the game pelts one boring fight after...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2021, 15:57
Replies: 78
Views: 10,537
Posted By gimbal
I kind of liked the "small" screen of Dreamweb,...

I kind of liked the "small" screen of Dreamweb, the attention to detail is quite high because of it and it gives you hyperfocus as a player. There is only the room you're in and nothing else, no...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2021, 12:20
Replies: 41
Views: 5,449
Posted By gimbal
Quartex would be a pretty dope name for a cat...

Quartex would be a pretty dope name for a cat though. "Top Banana" on the other hand... well errr... Maybe for a hamster or something...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2021, 00:31
Replies: 890
Views: 138,439
Posted By gimbal
I'm up to 15. Your move, Havie & Nobby.

I'm up to 15. Your move, Havie & Nobby.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 11:28
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By gimbal
That's false advertising, it isn't the same...

That's false advertising, it isn't the same experiment.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polybius_(2017_video_game)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 April 2021, 10:48
Replies: 67
Views: 3,079
Posted By gimbal
Yeah and good luck doing the spells without a...

Yeah and good luck doing the spells without a manual or a guide :) Still I liked it because the game is really unique in that sense. I like that experimental phase of game development where they just...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 10:09
Replies: 890
Views: 138,439
Posted By gimbal
Only 10 off the bat, this is going to be a long...

Only 10 off the bat, this is going to be a long one again :) I don't know #19 but it looks like my type of game. Small sprite platformer.

Also #21... is that a guy holding a keyboard-gun? What the...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2021, 18:15
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By gimbal
Yeah those white manuals with rings on the left...

Yeah those white manuals with rings on the left of them. They had that classic book smell to them, if only they could bottle that.

I remember digging up an old Amiga 1000 manual in the school...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 April 2021, 16:05
Replies: 95
Views: 13,746
Posted By gimbal
Like most platformers on the Amiga really :/ I'm...

Like most platformers on the Amiga really :/ I'm still mad about the Wonderboy one.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2021, 12:05
Replies: 52
Views: 5,643
Posted By gimbal
If you linked to a specific time in that video,...

If you linked to a specific time in that video, that unfortunately does not work on EAB.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 April 2021, 10:46
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By gimbal
Congrats and injecting as much negativity into...

Congrats and injecting as much negativity into that as possible. I take the opposite stance, its quite impressive how they managed to make it that portable.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2021, 19:42
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By gimbal
I was always wondering what a Sierra adventure...

I was always wondering what a Sierra adventure game looked like under the hood. It's practically C code.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2021, 13:47
Replies: 194
Views: 16,734
Posted By gimbal
Different videos though, still worth sharing.

Different videos though, still worth sharing.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2021, 13:37
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By gimbal
... no, because Turrican isn't crap :/ Please...

... no, because Turrican isn't crap :/ Please refrain from saying "my dude" if you're going to associate it with such statements. I don't want to be involved.

I guess my point wasn't clear. People...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 April 2021, 17:17
Replies: 52
Views: 5,643
Posted By gimbal
So you created them yourself. My hat off to you.

So you created them yourself. My hat off to you.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 17:13
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By gimbal
When the main gameplay loop is sprites glitching...

When the main gameplay loop is sprites glitching all over the playing field.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 April 2021, 15:13
Replies: 52
Views: 5,643
Posted By gimbal
Enjoyed it as per usual. Shorter videos might not...

Enjoyed it as per usual. Shorter videos might not be a bad thing, statistics show that shorter videos keep people's attention to the end of it so Youtube ranks videos like that higher. Not that I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 15:08
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By gimbal
It'd be awesome to have a scanlines filter, but...

It'd be awesome to have a scanlines filter, but ultimately widescreen support and the changed hud are already nice features that make it optimal for playing on a modern TV. Which ultimately is what...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 14:38
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By gimbal
I mean if you want to play it on your Switch...

I mean if you want to play it on your Switch sure. It has some nice display enhancements that can make it preferable over playing it in a PC emulator or on the real thing (blasphemous, I know).
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 12:34
Replies: 67
Views: 3,079
Posted By gimbal
Yes but a bit of nuance: Fate advertises to play...

Yes but a bit of nuance: Fate advertises to play through it multiple times since it has multiple paths which are indeed different from each other (except for the start). Since I also count the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 10:04
Replies: 67
Views: 3,079
Posted By gimbal
And in the sequel they went wild :) Half the game...

And in the sequel they went wild :) Half the game is a damned maze-like design. I used to think Fate was really good for its very indy-esque story and voice acting (in the talky PC version), but upon...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 09:57
Replies: 890
Views: 138,439
Posted By gimbal
better than expected. I'm kicking myself over not...

better than expected. I'm kicking myself over not knowing M.D.K.... I couldn't find any screenshot to prove it so I took a wild stab at #13 being Dark Seed 2... so close!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 April 2021, 17:47
Replies: 67
Views: 3,079
Posted By gimbal
Police Quest 2 if you forget to adjust your gun...

Police Quest 2 if you forget to adjust your gun sights before getting on the plane... I didn't use multiple saves the first time so I was screwed...

So I replayed again only to realize I was...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 April 2021, 16:00
Replies: 44
Views: 3,728
Posted By gimbal
I wish I had any skill coding for the Amiga :(...

I wish I had any skill coding for the Amiga :( I'm just a lowly PC pleb when it comes to programming.

Looks like I need to play the arcade version, it looks like it has a little more action to it.
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