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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 02:57
Replies: 35
Views: 2,834
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Get a Plextor CD-RW drive (e.q. one of these...

Get a Plextor CD-RW drive (e.q. one of these (https://www.ebay.fr/itm/PLEXTOR-PX-W4012TA-CD-RW-BRENNER-LAUFWERK-IDE-40-POL-PIN-DRIVE-CD-ROM-40-12-40A/323673179954)) and you will never make a coaster...
Forum: OT - Entertainment Today, 00:20
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By SquawkBox
Interesting article about Madness for their 12th...

Interesting article about Madness for their 12th album :
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/oct/27/madness-suggs-album-cant-touch-us-now
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 00:14
Replies: 35
Views: 2,834
Posted By SquawkBox
Good, though CD32 isn't the only concern here, is...

Good, though CD32 isn't the only concern here, is it ? Optical Disc Drive emulators cost an arm and a leg for both the PS1 and the Saturn, so I assume console owners on a budget still have to burn...
Forum: OT - Entertainment Yesterday, 23:33
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By SquawkBox
Just found the song posted on YT (by Sony Music...

Just found the song posted on YT (by Sony Music execs, who would have thought ?), so here it is. So much better than MJ / QJ version it's not even fair, wouldn't you agree ? That album 'Beatin'...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 17:06
Replies: 35
Views: 2,834
Posted By SquawkBox
A bit late to the party, but having burned a few...

A bit late to the party, but having burned a few ISOs for my modded PS1, I think I can recommend Falcon Media Pro Basic CD-Rs. When inserted, ImgBurn will let you know you're dealing with TDK...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 13 December 2019, 19:21
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By SquawkBox
Kraze - The Party (1988) gimmeee a phat beat! ...

Kraze - The Party (1988) gimmeee a phat beat!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usLH9HBZRKM
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2019, 10:42
Replies: 37
Views: 8,385
Posted By SquawkBox
If you like the SNES, there was this well made...

If you like the SNES, there was this well made magazine Mean Machines which offered reviews of many of the 16-bit era best games. They managed to gather all of the magazine's reviews on that site...
Forum: Graphics. Finished Work 13 December 2019, 10:19
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By SquawkBox
You can play The Pawn as well as a few other...

You can play The Pawn as well as a few other Magnetic Scrolls games (Fish, Guild Of Thieves...) from the Magnetic interpreter (https://msmemorial.if-legends.org/magnetic.php) if you wish. Just...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2019, 09:22
Replies: 37
Views: 8,385
Posted By SquawkBox
I asked ldaneels about the additions that were...

I asked ldaneels about the additions that were featured in the latest version, the following assertion is what he had to say about it (simply translating from French here) :

Many things have...
Forum: OT - General 11 December 2019, 18:16
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By SquawkBox
That about :bowdown : ...

That about :bowdown :


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZM2ApjFcvM


Duke Ellington orc. stable teammates firing on all cylinders on this 1970-72 lp. The end of an era.
Forum: OT - General 11 December 2019, 17:44
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By SquawkBox
You seem to enjoy listening to "French touch" on...

You seem to enjoy listening to "French touch" on and on. Well, should that be the case, I would suggest giving a try to Vitalic, especially the reissue of Ok Cowboy (collector's edition) featuring a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 December 2019, 01:00
Replies: 69
Views: 6,177
Posted By SquawkBox
Cute indeed! It's already been mentioned, but...

Cute indeed! It's already been mentioned, but Armour-Geddon's one looks great.
Forum: OT - General 10 December 2019, 19:24
Replies: 52
Views: 1,695
Posted By SquawkBox
Most likely, I won't look for fixes / workaround...

Most likely, I won't look for fixes / workaround solutions for the other games you mentioned, reason being I don't care much for any of these although I must admit Icewind Dale was quite an...
Forum: OT - General 10 December 2019, 10:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By SquawkBox
I have a tendency myself to eat make-ahead food,...

I have a tendency myself to eat make-ahead food, not so much burgers, rather frozen dishes you can just put in the oven for a quick meal, also pre-cooked chicken bits, filled with sugary sauce...
Forum: OT - Technical 09 December 2019, 11:05
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By SquawkBox
It is lighter and they made an effort to include...

It is lighter and they made an effort to include huge amount of drivers for legacy hardware, almost anything past P4 CPU and fitted with > 1GB ram will run it. Of course, the more ram the better. ...
Forum: OT - Technical 09 December 2019, 00:26
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By SquawkBox
You might give a try to lite version...

You might give a try to lite version (https://www.sasnet.eu/2017/11/windows-10-pro-rs3-x32-x64-privacy-and.html) of Windows 10 from SaSnet then. It breaks updates and alternate UI languages won't...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 December 2019, 15:51
Replies: 69
Views: 6,177
Posted By SquawkBox
with kid's eyes : Psygnosis' Barbarian with...

with kid's eyes : Psygnosis' Barbarian
with those eyes of mine : Genetic Species, Aquaventura (I cherish these old school somehow pointless pre-rendered game intros)
Forum: OT - Technical 08 December 2019, 13:50
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By SquawkBox
I suppose reason behind it is it allows any PC...

I suppose reason behind it is it allows any PC user to "try before you buy" Windows 10 without the (minor) hassle of setting up a dual boot system, admittedly. Just like peeps can give a try to many...
Forum: OT - General 07 December 2019, 19:11
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By SquawkBox
My impressions about the book : Good read, but...

My impressions about the book : Good read, but lack of strong female characters.
My impressions about the films comparatively to the book : Saroumane wasn't such a pivotal character in the book,...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 07 December 2019, 11:42
Replies: 2,583
Views: 406,444
Posted By SquawkBox
Watched last week The Man with two Brains (1983)...

Watched last week The Man with two Brains (1983) featuring Steve Martin (reason : was recommended by some imdb member who was making a short review of Loaded Weapon I). While I like S. Martin...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 07 December 2019, 08:31
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By SquawkBox
Quirky little song about getting old : ...

Quirky little song about getting old :


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeC1z1pOFw8


Well Respected Man, what can I say, yet another brilliant unrivaled unforgettable song, has a lot in...
Forum: OT - General 07 December 2019, 08:14
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By SquawkBox
In France, during the 80's, we were exposed to a...

In France, during the 80's, we were exposed to a localized version of a PBS educational TV show called 3,2,1 Contact. The open credits had such charm, it almost made me want to be better at school...
Forum: OT - Gaming 06 December 2019, 09:51
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By SquawkBox
Retro-compatibility is the key here, I'd rather...

Retro-compatibility is the key here, I'd rather say. See, next Xbox or should I say Xbox's (since two different consoles are in preparation) are said to be capable of playing most of the previous MS...
Forum: OT - Gaming 05 December 2019, 23:38
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By SquawkBox
Nice move! Though personally, I would pull out my...

Nice move! Though personally, I would pull out my credit card for a PS streaming service only if it was aimed at bringing more Sega and Neo Geo goodness to their legacy consoles (PS3, probably PS2 is...
Forum: OT - General 05 December 2019, 23:09
Replies: 52
Views: 1,695
Posted By SquawkBox
Well said, except Classic Shell / open-shell-menu...

Well said, except Classic Shell / open-shell-menu both feel a bit stiff. I don't think you can pin programs shortcuts or most used features (e.q. add / remove programs) to the left side of the menu...
Forum: OT - Gaming 05 December 2019, 04:56
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By SquawkBox
Done that too meself, did you notice how quite a...

Done that too meself, did you notice how quite a few PS1 ISOs (converted to proto-VCDs beforehand) could be played from start to finish from HDD or USB thanks to the POPStarter...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 05 December 2019, 04:33
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By SquawkBox
Two more songs (and more cheating too ;)) : ...

Two more songs (and more cheating too ;)) :

Billy Ray Cirus - Achy Breaky Heart (1993)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byQIPdHMpjc


Héroes Del Silencio - Entre dos tierras (1990, another...
Forum: OT - Technical 04 December 2019, 22:09
Replies: 39
Views: 960
Posted By SquawkBox
Well, 2016 Doom...

Well, 2016 Doom (https://store.steampowered.com/agecheck/app/379720/?) with all settings set to max. Pretty obvious :D .
Forum: OT - General 04 December 2019, 22:01
Replies: 52
Views: 1,695
Posted By SquawkBox
I could finally manage to find the time to...

I could finally manage to find the time to install x64 Windows 10 Pro Redstone 5 on one of my "production" machines. It sits there in dual boot with 32-bit Vista. CPU is Quad Core q9550 (technically,...
Forum: OT - General 01 December 2019, 19:22
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By SquawkBox
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0S1DMlxPRE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0S1DMlxPRE


One of my favorite song from the French Punk movement from the 80's 90's period. Lyrics are deliciously outrageous, "once I was a know-it-all student...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 30 November 2019, 04:05
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By SquawkBox
Terence Trent d'Arby - If You all get to Heaven...

Terence Trent d'Arby - If You all get to Heaven (1987)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=funBT_8jBMw


Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky (1988)

...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 30 November 2019, 02:08
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By SquawkBox
My turn to share something uncommon from them. It...

My turn to share something uncommon from them. It consists in an acoustic version of Waterloo Sunset performed live @ the BBC in 1994 :xmas . Since you seem to have been kollecting Kinks material for...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 29 November 2019, 22:14
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By SquawkBox
True, but then I could ask you to consider the...

True, but then I could ask you to consider the range of that particular decade of pop music in its nominal sense ;) .
According to Wikipedia :

Particularly in the 20th century, a nominal decade...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 29 November 2019, 05:16
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By SquawkBox
Samantha Fox - I wanna have some fun (1988),...

Samantha Fox - I wanna have some fun (1988), noticed ross mentioned Sabrina one-hit wonder, well I feel Samantha Fox deserves a mention too as she was IMHO a full-fledged artist musically speaking,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2019, 02:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By SquawkBox
Just noticed the corresponding controller could...

Just noticed the corresponding controller could be bought on eBay since May, 2019. Playstation product number : DTL-H500C. Best of luck to potential bidders (it's still on sale)!

...
Forum: OT - Gaming 28 November 2019, 18:13
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By SquawkBox
I use a Saitek gamepad, the PS2700 (works with...

I use a Saitek gamepad, the PS2700 (works with 99% of games as played on a PS1 or PS2 also). As you can see on the second picture, it allows you to switch positions between the left analog joystick...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 28 November 2019, 17:50
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By SquawkBox
Michael Jackson - Rock with You (1979) ......

Michael Jackson - Rock with You (1979)
... though for me, the absolute best version is from the late South African trumpet player Hugh Masekela. Don't get me wrong, Quincy Jones arrangements on the...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 27 November 2019, 16:37
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By SquawkBox
Madness - Our House (1982) ...

Madness - Our House (1982)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4p4RWBCEFRo


Shinehead feat. Sting - Jamaican in New York (1992) though I prefer the original version

...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 27 November 2019, 13:21
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By SquawkBox
Two songs from Muswell Hillbillies, their country...

Two songs from Muswell Hillbillies, their country / folk musicianship side was in full blossom at that time. Notice how that YT dude johnny zell did post the lyrics in a commentary for each song...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 27 November 2019, 06:19
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By SquawkBox
There's not much to agree or to disagree about in...

There's not much to agree or to disagree about in this matter Monsieur, for years I have been listening to the Kinks music without any single person around me giving me the nod 'hey I am a fan too"...
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