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Forum: project.EAB 18 October 2019, 16:22
Replies: 32
Views: 1,709
Posted By gimbal
It's clear, the boss is on it. One thing I...

It's clear, the boss is on it.

One thing I did notice on the ssl labs page is that the SSL certificate expires in only three months, that seems a little short. But maybe that's just how Let's...
Forum: project.EAB 18 October 2019, 15:13
Replies: 32
Views: 1,709
Posted By gimbal
For some reason Chrome is not fully happy with it...

For some reason Chrome is not fully happy with it though, it claims the site is not fully secure without really telling why.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 October 2019, 15:08
Replies: 83
Views: 3,055
Posted By gimbal
I don't think you're far off actually when it...

I don't think you're far off actually when it comes to the cost comparison. The costs to license, design, build, package, deliver and market a single modern AAA title is ludicrous.

Give it time...
Forum: project.EAB 18 October 2019, 13:56
Replies: 32
Views: 1,709
Posted By gimbal
He he, something tells me our overlord is...

He he, something tells me our overlord is activating https right now because I'm seeing errors to that effect :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2019, 13:27
Replies: 4,042
Views: 689,708
Posted By gimbal
I don't really like where Starbound went. It was...

I don't really like where Starbound went. It was very promising in it's earlier "Terraria with an entire universe of planets" stages, but now it is a little too linear for my taste.
Forum: OT - General 18 October 2019, 12:23
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By gimbal
Split it down the middle: get a 28" monitor....

Split it down the middle: get a 28" monitor. That's what I have at work and it is already a little ridiculous. Almost like I'm sitting behind a small TV.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 October 2019, 11:19
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By gimbal
http://guide.abime.net/wbsetup.htm Seems to...

http://guide.abime.net/wbsetup.htm

Seems to cover everything asked. Unsurprisingly, it was one of the first hits when googling "winuae setup hard drive". So I assume Alkemyst already found this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2019, 10:11
Replies: 4,042
Views: 689,708
Posted By gimbal
I like Borderlands for the story and the humor,...

I like Borderlands for the story and the humor, that makes it better than the average FPS even though gameplay-wise the Borderlands games have never really been top of the line.

Yeah Terraria is...
Forum: OT - Gaming 17 October 2019, 23:01
Replies: 63
Views: 3,512
Posted By gimbal
Observer_ - Rutger Hauer the game.

Observer_ - Rutger Hauer the game.
Forum: Coders. General 17 October 2019, 17:08
Replies: 74
Views: 2,276
Posted By gimbal
Woof, a flight simulator game for the Amiga in 3...

Woof, a flight simulator game for the Amiga in 3 weeks. My hat off to you.

I want only one feature: the Cool Cam (https://thedailywtf.com/articles/The-Cool-Cam).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2019, 16:59
Replies: 4,042
Views: 689,708
Posted By gimbal
Maybe consider a game which is not an FPS? I...

Maybe consider a game which is not an FPS? I recently bought the previous Doom game (the one that is just called DOOM) and pfff. Pardon my French: I just can't be arsed anymore. It's pretty, it's...
Forum: project.EAB 15 October 2019, 16:34
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By gimbal
Yup, good idea. Does it need to be specific about...

Yup, good idea. Does it need to be specific about graphics though? I think we all have a general interest in any kind of artsy thing that people produce, be it graphics, music, Amiga-related...
Forum: OT - General 15 October 2019, 16:23
Replies: 27
Views: 506
Posted By gimbal
Yes yes, modern day software development concerns...

Yes yes, modern day software development concerns itself with development ease rather than storage space. Bolt on any library and framework readily available to not have to roll your own solutions...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 15 October 2019, 12:54
Replies: 82
Views: 5,045
Posted By gimbal
Yep, 70 more episodes baby.

Yep, 70 more episodes baby.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 October 2019, 11:42
Replies: 83
Views: 3,055
Posted By gimbal
But it did! Just not very well :) Still, I...

But it did!

Just not very well :) Still, I prefer Zool 2 to Sonic, there is only so much speed that I like in a platformer.
Forum: OT - General 15 October 2019, 11:41
Replies: 96
Views: 24,610
Posted By gimbal
Cats are sensitive to particular smells,...

Cats are sensitive to particular smells, especially cardboard and such. It may be that an Amiga excretes something that your cat finds comforting. Heck, it may just be because the thing smells of you.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 15 October 2019, 11:19
Replies: 82
Views: 5,045
Posted By gimbal
I stumbled into this weird asian short series...

I stumbled into this weird asian short series called Smoking (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8758778/).

It's... not for the squeamish. If I'd have to sum it up I'd say - imagine Dexter and add Ichi...
Forum: OT - General 15 October 2019, 09:57
Replies: 27
Views: 506
Posted By gimbal
Dead Island Definitive edition (coop with my...

Dead Island Definitive edition (coop with my partner mostly)

Any of the Borderlands games before Borderlands 3 (again mostly coop with my partner nowadays)

Factorio on and off

Civilization 6...
Forum: OT - General 14 October 2019, 23:47
Replies: 44
Views: 2,350
Posted By gimbal
Now that you say, that is an odd choice of color.

Now that you say, that is an odd choice of color.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 October 2019, 20:44
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By gimbal
Life would be mostly a barrel of laughs until it...

Life would be mostly a barrel of laughs until it happens to you :)
Forum: OT - Technical 14 October 2019, 20:42
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By gimbal
It's really cool tech, nice tech demo for VNC....

It's really cool tech, nice tech demo for VNC. But you don't get to instantly boot a distro, you get put in a queue and after it becomes your turn it can take a couple minutes to really boot into...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 October 2019, 20:21
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By gimbal
Looks nice but I'm going to give it a pass, games...

Looks nice but I'm going to give it a pass, games that have so much going on that the action is constantly obscured by miasmas of color start to annoy me too quickly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 October 2019, 16:31
Replies: 16
Views: 2,526
Posted By gimbal
Mm I judge adventure games by their story and...

Mm I judge adventure games by their story and puzzles, not so much the quality of their music.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 October 2019, 15:56
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By gimbal
Wait what? There was an Amiga game in which you...

Wait what? There was an Amiga game in which you could cover yourself in poo?

Take that Nintendo!
Forum: OT - Gaming 14 October 2019, 15:54
Replies: 61
Views: 3,085
Posted By gimbal
I still have to start :) So many games to still...

I still have to start :) So many games to still play...
Forum: OT - General 14 October 2019, 15:52
Replies: 44
Views: 2,350
Posted By gimbal
You don't want to put that much power in my...

You don't want to put that much power in my hands, I cannot be trusted.
Forum: OT - General 14 October 2019, 14:19
Replies: 44
Views: 2,350
Posted By gimbal
Damn, every time I read the title I get another...

Damn, every time I read the title I get another shock. Can we put it out of it's misery now?
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2019, 13:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,690
Posted By gimbal
Loved the game even with only one button. Didn't...

Loved the game even with only one button. Didn't love the loading times very much but you know - an A500 has limitations :)
Forum: OT - Technical 11 October 2019, 23:24
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By gimbal
The one and only! ...

The one and only!

https://kotlinlang.org/docs/reference/using-maven.html
Forum: OT - Technical 11 October 2019, 17:08
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By gimbal
It compiles to Java byte code yes. This makes it...

It compiles to Java byte code yes. This makes it so you can have mixed Kotlin and Java code in your code base and use any Java library you need. It all compiles down to the same binary classes.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2019, 16:59
Replies: 83
Views: 3,055
Posted By gimbal
Yep. It's a problem of budget too, modern games...

Yep. It's a problem of budget too, modern games are so ridiculously expensive that there are forced limitations on what will be implemented in them. No glorious story driven quests that take you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 October 2019, 10:47
Replies: 316
Views: 30,138
Posted By gimbal
Cool quiz! Let me see if I can get above 15 :) ...

Cool quiz! Let me see if I can get above 15 :)

#13 surprises me though... you can just type the text into google. Is it a zombie joke because it is a ... nobrainer!?
Forum: OT - Technical 11 October 2019, 10:41
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By gimbal
Take care with any books from Packt publishing....

Take care with any books from Packt publishing. Often they're thrown out for dirt cheap but it's basically a self-publishing kind of deal so a lot of the books that pass through it are really broken....
Forum: OT - Entertainment 11 October 2019, 00:17
Replies: 2,552
Views: 398,728
Posted By gimbal
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse...

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4633694/).

I was kind of ignoring this one because it didn't look too appealing to me. I didn't really like the animation style in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2019, 13:14
Replies: 83
Views: 3,055
Posted By gimbal
You quoted the wrong line :) Don't know...

You quoted the wrong line :)

Don't know about Civilization, the Dos version of Colonization is definitely my preferred one though. "Some simulation game", definitely Transport Tycoon Deluxe would...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 11:58
Replies: 83
Views: 3,055
Posted By gimbal
I am going to filter out games with technical...

I am going to filter out games with technical issues like bad framerates. This is about games with bad design choices.

Crack Down comes to mind. It was one of the favourites because 2 player coop...
Forum: OT - General 08 October 2019, 23:03
Replies: 21
Views: 645
Posted By gimbal
You've been around the block Double D, remember...

You've been around the block Double D, remember that one time many moons ago when TCD was flat-out called a Nazi because he was doing moderator stuff? Now that was offensive. But he took it like a...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 08 October 2019, 22:22
Replies: 2,552
Views: 398,728
Posted By gimbal
"Joker" is not in any way part of the DC shared...

"Joker" is not in any way part of the DC shared universe, I'll spoil that much. I hope Leto will still be allowed to do something with his version of the joker, because I quite liked the 3 minutes he...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 08 October 2019, 13:34
Replies: 2,552
Views: 398,728
Posted By gimbal
And he can do that on the spot when giving an...

And he can do that on the spot when giving an interview too.

The trouble with that list of characters is that you start to see them in other movies :) I mean his character in IT Chapter 2...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2019, 11:54
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By gimbal
AfterBurner is clearly the winner. This...

AfterBurner is clearly the winner.

This picture is making me feel retroactive jealousy. What a game corner.
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