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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 13:36
Replies: 55
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Posted By gimbal
Yes I agree that developer should be "allowed" to...

Yes I agree that developer should be "allowed" to do whatever they want, because they're not our personal servants :) Freedom is the right of all sentient beings, a wise robot once said.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 18:01
Replies: 820
Views: 127,254
Posted By gimbal
I give up, I know only three. This round ain't...

I give up, I know only three. This round ain't for me. Maybe do another DOS games one ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2021, 17:55
Replies: 41
Views: 9,461
Posted By gimbal
Ha ha, that Monster stick looks very familiar :)...

Ha ha, that Monster stick looks very familiar :) I see it every time a new RetroManCave video comes out :) (Or RMC: the Cave at the channel is called nowadays).
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2021, 16:46
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By gimbal
I can't honestly think of anything really. Some...

I can't honestly think of anything really. Some nicety features, but I don't miss those. But then again I don't seem to care as much about the OS UI as other people seem to do, my interaction with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2021, 15:08
Replies: 18
Views: 639
Posted By gimbal
With good reason, there is absolutely nothing...

With good reason, there is absolutely nothing static about either list.

Theatre of Death I need to put on my todo list, it was too late in the Amiga's lifecycle for me to play more than a demo of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 February 2021, 00:27
Replies: 18
Views: 639
Posted By gimbal
Escape from Colditz, really. You don't see that...

Escape from Colditz, really. You don't see that every day. That game kicked my butt, I'm just not organized enough to pull off something like that game wants you to do. Plus I always got lost in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 February 2021, 00:09
Replies: 16
Views: 716
Posted By gimbal
It makes me seasick though :) Hurk!

It makes me seasick though :) Hurk!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2021, 12:51
Replies: 820
Views: 127,254
Posted By gimbal
That makes a lot more sense, I could not even...

That makes a lot more sense, I could not even think of a game which is an isometric wild west RPG :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2021, 12:10
Replies: 820
Views: 127,254
Posted By gimbal
I need a revisit of clue #4 in the first round of...

I need a revisit of clue #4 in the first round of clues. Did you mean it's a wild west RPG or did you mean it's an RPG "from the west", as in not JPRG?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2021, 02:25
Replies: 18
Views: 639
Posted By gimbal
well... the 5 games I mentioned in this recent...

well... the 5 games I mentioned in this recent similar thread.

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1453960&postcount=15

But that was only a limit of 5, so a list of 10 would be:


Valhalla...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 February 2021, 12:53
Replies: 4,522
Views: 900,790
Posted By gimbal
My favorite so far is Cherry. She's lightweight...

My favorite so far is Cherry. She's lightweight and thus doesn't have good throws but the fact that she can do a lot of moves airborne... love it.

Also I've been diving into My Time at Portia....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2021, 12:08
Replies: 36
Views: 1,511
Posted By gimbal
Doesn't look really self-explanatory to me...

Doesn't look really self-explanatory to me besides the usual movement controls. But yeah, it's a bit much to present it as if it is some kind of crack.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2021, 01:40
Replies: 4,522
Views: 900,790
Posted By gimbal
Streets of Rage 4... at first I thought some of...

Streets of Rage 4... at first I thought some of the bosses were military grade BS, but then I stopped using Axel and from that moment on the game turned into a combo-spewing powerhouse. Extremely...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2021, 22:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,511
Posted By gimbal
The text file is literally what you quoted there...

The text file is literally what you quoted there yourself. An overview of the controls and the key bindings.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 February 2021, 13:21
Replies: 479
Views: 27,469
Posted By gimbal
MK2 "AI" is a big cheater indeed on any platform;...

MK2 "AI" is a big cheater indeed on any platform; it's pretty much more A than I. I don't remember MK3/MK Trilogy being much better though. Push comes to shove these games were made for human-human...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2021, 12:47
Replies: 32
Views: 1,744
Posted By gimbal
No, mouse buttons are also on-off switches.

No, mouse buttons are also on-off switches.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2021, 00:00
Replies: 32
Views: 1,744
Posted By gimbal
left-handed me always thought WASD was alright :)...

left-handed me always thought WASD was alright :) But nowadays I enjoy the elegance of a controller where button presses are not just on-off switches.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2021, 17:34
Replies: 423
Views: 67,980
Posted By gimbal
I guess I'm not remembering it right. Well that...

I guess I'm not remembering it right. Well that means only one thing, I have to replay it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2021, 17:33
Replies: 36
Views: 1,511
Posted By gimbal
Probably if they had drastically sped up the...

Probably if they had drastically sped up the turning like in Legend of Grimrock it would have been far less noticeable. But then we're probably running into hardware limitations again.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2021, 17:17
Replies: 36
Views: 1,511
Posted By gimbal
Yeah but it's a Wolfenstein 3D wannabee, not even...

Yeah but it's a Wolfenstein 3D wannabee, not even a clone.

You can't strafe in the game but if you look at the video it seems that is all you do, the 3D visuals are so inaccurate that it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2021, 12:39
Replies: 272
Views: 19,804
Posted By gimbal
Why assume frustration to be hostility?

Why assume frustration to be hostility?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2021, 16:10
Replies: 820
Views: 127,254
Posted By gimbal
Game 9 is a western!? My name is Boppin, are...

Game 9 is a western!?

My name is Boppin, are you my mommy?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2021, 16:06
Replies: 4,522
Views: 900,790
Posted By gimbal
I love the aesthetics of James Pond, but jebus...

I love the aesthetics of James Pond, but jebus the basic gameplay loop is to collect X of Y and bring them back to the start pipe, usually one by one. That's hard to play for more than half an hour....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2021, 15:54
Replies: 423
Views: 67,980
Posted By gimbal
Putting me on the spot eh? You're right to do so....

Putting me on the spot eh? You're right to do so. I'm moaning about games I don't have fresh in my memory which is not the best of ideas. But it's fun.

Now I'm not too sure. Wasn't there one right...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2021, 14:52
Replies: 423
Views: 67,980
Posted By gimbal
I can't go that far, I dislike the fact that you...

I can't go that far, I dislike the fact that you get punished with instant kill traps for experimenting trying to find said secrets and the rigid combat system. So much standing still and spamming...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2021, 12:42
Replies: 4,522
Views: 900,790
Posted By gimbal
Yeah I feel that. I might boot up some lesser...

Yeah I feel that. I might boot up some lesser known shoot em ups, like Ilyad, Zone Warrior and Pegasus. I don't think I ever booted those up since the 90's.
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 February 2021, 15:55
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By gimbal
I was just about to say, I had 2 fingers left and...

I was just about to say, I had 2 fingers left and last time I checked there were still all 5 on there.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2021, 15:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By gimbal
That is the cutest looking Gods I have ever seen....

That is the cutest looking Gods I have ever seen. I actually love it.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 February 2021, 15:49
Replies: 548
Views: 76,035
Posted By gimbal
The editor is looking very snazzy indeed.

The editor is looking very snazzy indeed.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 10 February 2021, 18:12
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By gimbal
The hobby game dev in me is really curious about...

The hobby game dev in me is really curious about this tiny little insignificant thing.

Why in the screenshot of the first post is the little root at the bottom of the left tree painted on top of...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 February 2021, 17:58
Replies: 120
Views: 8,268
Posted By gimbal
16 + 32 = more than 32 colours. Oh dear!...

16 + 32 = more than 32 colours. Oh dear! (http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1459655&postcount=4)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2021, 17:54
Replies: 64
Views: 1,947
Posted By gimbal
Its also more of a design choice I think, there...

Its also more of a design choice I think, there are also some games on the Amiga that have music very reminiscent of 8-bit machines. Chip's Challenge for example. It may not play towards the platform...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2021, 18:30
Replies: 38
Views: 40,093
Posted By gimbal
It is like poetry to me. It's such a polite way...

It is like poetry to me. It's such a polite way to say you're pissed.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2021, 15:48
Replies: 64
Views: 1,947
Posted By gimbal
To talk about old stuff one does not have to...

To talk about old stuff one does not have to still be playing old stuff.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2021, 19:05
Replies: 64
Views: 1,947
Posted By gimbal
Yes, but for me that is not the net as widely...

Yes, but for me that is not the net as widely cast as "modern games", for me it is mostly restricted to modern multimillion dollar AAA games. I frequently ask myself: where is the game in this game?...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2021, 18:05
Replies: 168
Views: 9,460
Posted By gimbal
This is what you went with huh? Yes I'm sure you...

This is what you went with huh? Yes I'm sure you did not entirely waste your time writing the rest of that post, your opinion is highly valued!
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2021, 15:26
Replies: 616
Views: 104,535
Posted By gimbal
Now we just need a CaptainOracle and we've got a...

Now we just need a CaptainOracle and we've got a complete set!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2021, 15:14
Replies: 423
Views: 67,980
Posted By gimbal
True, you're spending more time falling down...

True, you're spending more time falling down trapdoors and climbing ladders than doing actual platforming and jumping :) Now that I think about it it is kind of funny that the game has realistic...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2021, 12:18
Replies: 820
Views: 127,254
Posted By gimbal
Well yes, but this time actually no :)

Well yes, but this time actually no :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2021, 11:46
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By gimbal
It's partly the curse of modern screens - they...

It's partly the curse of modern screens - they hide nothing.
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