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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 May 2020, 22:31
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By gimbal
Its a bit of a stretch to call Syndicate an Amiga...

Its a bit of a stretch to call Syndicate an Amiga original though, it looks like it released for Amiga and PC at the same time.
Forum: OT - Gaming 26 May 2020, 21:42
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By gimbal
I don't know what to say... this is my usual...

I don't know what to say... this is my usual Morrowind experience, for as long as I have been playing the game. If I'm lucky it just bombs to the desktop, but it has been known to lock up tight and...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 25 May 2020, 20:37
Replies: 2,670
Views: 430,989
Posted By gimbal
It's a movie from the 40's, most of us didn't...

It's a movie from the 40's, most of us didn't actually get to experience what this movie did when it came out :)


I actually did see a movie; the gruesome Spanish movie the Platform...
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 May 2020, 21:13
Replies: 1,060
Views: 147,751
Posted By gimbal
Its a trap. They can give the base game away for...

Its a trap. They can give the base game away for free, but just like Civ 5 you get a very incomplete game and will need to buy DLC to make it the full experience. Which is questionable at best,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2020, 00:47
Replies: 4,226
Views: 761,072
Posted By gimbal
People knock the phone system in GTA 4 a lot. But...

People knock the phone system in GTA 4 a lot. But I was getting really fed up with it in San Andreas as well :) Yeah yeah the yay is leaving San Fierro... I really don't care Cesar!

To be honest,...
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 May 2020, 00:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By gimbal
Thankfully Valve is there to balance them out,...

Thankfully Valve is there to balance them out, you can get a refund on Steam even after the 2 hour limit.
Forum: OT - Gaming 20 May 2020, 11:04
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By gimbal
It's the fact that it is introduced when it was...

It's the fact that it is introduced when it was already on the market that is the most heinous about the whole thing. You buy the game, you play it long enough so you can't get a refund anymore and...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 20 May 2020, 10:42
Replies: 70
Views: 6,167
Posted By gimbal
Great song. But man, the dude actually looks like...

Great song. But man, the dude actually looks like Austin Powers from the 80's.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2020, 17:16
Replies: 4,226
Views: 761,072
Posted By gimbal
Playing some Terraria 1.4 goodness. If the game...

Playing some Terraria 1.4 goodness. If the game was already great, now it is fantastic.
Forum: OT - Gaming 19 May 2020, 15:31
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By gimbal
Hot garbage. Hot garbage which can produce...

Hot garbage.

Hot garbage which can produce moving pictures that look absolutely stunning though.
Forum: OT - Technical 19 May 2020, 15:26
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By gimbal
Aye of course, depending on resolution :) I'm...

Aye of course, depending on resolution :) I'm still stuck in the age of 1920*1080. And I'm kind of happy there :)

Jeez imagine having an 8k monitor and you run winuae on default settings. The...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2020, 14:32
Replies: 26
Views: 1,630
Posted By gimbal
42mhz?? That's the first time I read that...

42mhz?? That's the first time I read that configuration is possible :)
Forum: OT - Gaming 19 May 2020, 14:30
Replies: 1,060
Views: 147,751
Posted By gimbal
"All my choices are gone". Way to say that in the...

"All my choices are gone". Way to say that in the most depressing way :)
Forum: OT - Entertainment 19 May 2020, 14:28
Replies: 114
Views: 13,388
Posted By gimbal
I wish I did have (legal) access to BBC iPlayer,...

I wish I did have (legal) access to BBC iPlayer, there is frequently good stuff on there.
Forum: OT - General 18 May 2020, 15:37
Replies: 24
Views: 1,699
Posted By gimbal
I tend to have a little more faith in people that...

I tend to have a little more faith in people that when they are asked difficult questions, they actually answer rather than try to direct attention somewhere else. Bill Gates consistently answers...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 May 2020, 15:34
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By gimbal
Who doesn't. Jumping up by pushing up is alright...

Who doesn't. Jumping up by pushing up is alright when you have a digital joystick in your hand, but on any other kind of game controller... evil.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2020, 15:19
Replies: 82
Views: 13,942
Posted By gimbal
... I didn't know I needed such a mug, but I need...

... I didn't know I needed such a mug, but I need such a mug.
Forum: OT - Technical 18 May 2020, 11:44
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By gimbal
I can't really see how this AI, which will be...

I can't really see how this AI, which will be designed for pictures with millions of colors and "at least" a widescreen HD viewport, will succeed at upscaling a VGA-sized viewport with 16, 32 or...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 May 2020, 10:13
Replies: 58
Views: 2,676
Posted By gimbal
I'm jealous. As first RPGs go, you picked a...

I'm jealous. As first RPGs go, you picked a really good one. FF9 is my favorite of the series, the characters are amazing. And the music.

Four discs doesn't say anything for a Final Fantasy game,...
Forum: OT - Gaming 16 May 2020, 23:21
Replies: 1,060
Views: 147,751
Posted By gimbal
GTA 5 currently free in the Epic store. I think...

GTA 5 currently free in the Epic store. I think you'll have to be quick though, it's part of a sale and the next free game is unlocking soon.
...
Forum: OT - Gaming 15 May 2020, 22:31
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By gimbal
... I was bored, started to learn C# and my...

... I was bored, started to learn C# and my chosen poison was to follow a Youtube guide to create a janky Frogger game. Stop hitting so close to home.
Forum: OT - Gaming 15 May 2020, 11:15
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By gimbal
Rick Dangerous done with only 10% of the pixels....

Rick Dangerous done with only 10% of the pixels. I'm gonna pass on that one :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 May 2020, 14:41
Replies: 26
Views: 1,630
Posted By gimbal
There goes my tea, out through my nose.

There goes my tea, out through my nose.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 May 2020, 13:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,630
Posted By gimbal
Weird button configuration though :) Looks...

Weird button configuration though :)

Looks like this was adopted from the Super Nintendo version of Wolf, it has the face graphics without blood.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2020, 23:05
Replies: 4,226
Views: 761,072
Posted By gimbal
Hm I only played and completed Dungeon Siege 2....

Hm I only played and completed Dungeon Siege 2. It was quite alright but I remember that it was a bother to switch spells so I basically just didn't. I tried DS3 but... well. I have the idea they...
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 May 2020, 22:59
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By gimbal
Oh god, someone on this forum is going to be...

Oh god, someone on this forum is going to be absolutely impossible to live with now.
Forum: project.EAB 12 May 2020, 15:17
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By gimbal
Logically this makes sense, but nostalgia &...

Logically this makes sense, but nostalgia & memories has always been there for as long as I know this site. The name is quite meta.
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 May 2020, 11:07
Replies: 1,060
Views: 147,751
Posted By gimbal
mini-sequel to Thimbleweed Park, freeeeeee. ...

mini-sequel to Thimbleweed Park, freeeeeee.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1305720/Delores_A_Thimbleweed_Park_MiniAdventure/

I can respect this, this was developed because the dev was bored...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2020, 10:31
Replies: 38
Views: 3,655
Posted By gimbal
Ouch. Put some ointment on it, it'll be fine.

Ouch. Put some ointment on it, it'll be fine.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2020, 10:12
Replies: 58
Views: 2,676
Posted By gimbal
I think back fondly on the PSX because yes played...

I think back fondly on the PSX because yes played many games and it tended to be a group event rather than a lonely one. My brother never really got into gaming on a computer but the Playstation was...
Forum: OT - Gaming 11 May 2020, 22:06
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By gimbal
Oh nice, this may be how I can play Silent Hill...

Oh nice, this may be how I can play Silent Hill 2/3/4 again without having to resort to the shitty HD re-release.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 May 2020, 17:27
Replies: 101
Views: 7,702
Posted By gimbal
Man, how good are you? You traded your way up...

Man, how good are you? You traded your way up from an A500(+) to an A1200. Even if you go from new to used, that is skill.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 17:11
Replies: 38
Views: 3,655
Posted By gimbal
It's a cutesy arcade game from the Atari era, why...

It's a cutesy arcade game from the Atari era, why not. It won't hold my attention for more than 15 minutes though, these games for me are the "let's have a quick go in between" type. But I like how...
Forum: OT - Gaming 11 May 2020, 16:39
Replies: 1,036
Views: 164,491
Posted By gimbal
Anyone who is thinking of buying the Thief games...

Anyone who is thinking of buying the Thief games but worry they may not work on your machine, fans have actually made a whole new engine for the games (the NewDark Engine) and the patches known as ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 16:21
Replies: 466
Views: 49,113
Posted By gimbal
Yeah same here on the jogging memory part, there...

Yeah same here on the jogging memory part, there were a few where I had actually forgotten the game existed. But so far I have had zero luck filling in my blanks, not for a lack of research effort I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 16:16
Replies: 58
Views: 2,676
Posted By gimbal
Of course it counts, the machine does not change...

Of course it counts, the machine does not change the games themselves. Although you can play them with nicer controllers :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 13:57
Replies: 58
Views: 2,676
Posted By gimbal
PS1 graphics were always rough and today they are...

PS1 graphics were always rough and today they are even worse when viewed on a modern monitor/TV. Notable exceptions of course, the Gran Turismo games looked quite alright for example if you ignore...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 May 2020, 11:12
Replies: 41
Views: 2,375
Posted By gimbal
I never really thought about it, but beige indeed...

I never really thought about it, but beige indeed is what I used to see as futuristic when growing up and now I basically equate it with 60's/70's sci-fi movies :) As a kid growing up it did make the...
Forum: OT - General 08 May 2020, 09:49
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By gimbal
Too late. Happy day-after-your-birthday :)

Too late. Happy day-after-your-birthday :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 May 2020, 12:16
Replies: 166
Views: 15,169
Posted By gimbal
Funny enough the Snes did have some...

Funny enough the Snes did have some unconventional titles such as Dungeon Master and Obitus. But I don't remember ever seeing them in the shop.
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