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Forum: OT - General Yesterday, 09:50
Replies: 8
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Posted By 005AGIMA
Good on you and welcome back. Not on the...

Good on you and welcome back.

Not on the same level but I used to get wound up on car club forums and sometimes facebook.

It would be to the point I would be thinking about a comment, and my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 06:23
Replies: 34
Views: 943
Posted By 005AGIMA
Yeah I note on the EOI google form now, they tell...

Yeah I note on the EOI google form now, they tell a bit of a story.

My summary would be that they found themselves in a place where it was choose to expand...or....not.

And they chose not.

A...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2019, 15:29
Replies: 34
Views: 943
Posted By 005AGIMA
Perhaps, or maybe, like you said, because it...

Perhaps, or maybe, like you said, because it looks like a 3D Printed box...which is what it is.

They dont hide the fact. In fact they're proud. And if that was the most cost effective solution for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2019, 13:20
Replies: 34
Views: 943
Posted By 005AGIMA
I could be wrong as I've never used an ARMIGA and...

I could be wrong as I've never used an ARMIGA and I have zero reason to defend it...and I'm also not saying it's anywhere near as professional looking a product as other "minis"...and I'd prefer an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2019, 14:01
Replies: 34
Views: 943
Posted By 005AGIMA
Yep fully aware of what the ARMIGA is inside. But...

Yep fully aware of what the ARMIGA is inside. But the same is true of most of the mini consoles. None are true hardware. Just modern mobile systems running EMU.

...but for the mass market who just...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2019, 09:44
Replies: 34
Views: 943
Posted By 005AGIMA
I thought the same when I first re-discovered the...

I thought the same when I first re-discovered the Amiga scene late last year.

I soon realised it has been done "kind of" with the ARMIGA
https://www.armigaproject.com/
...
Forum: OT - General 16 October 2019, 02:44
Replies: 26
Views: 474
Posted By 005AGIMA
Yeah I knew there were others, but Spectaculator...

Yeah I knew there were others, but Spectaculator is one I'd heard good things about so was the first I trusted the download with ;)

Thanks for the heads up though. I'll give ZX Spin...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2019, 02:32
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By 005AGIMA
Well did we originally play them as kids? Yes. ...

Well did we originally play them as kids? Yes.

But (And this is my go to analogy)...Are model railways for kids?

Well yes. But that doesn't stop adults returning to, and loving them.
Forum: OT - General 15 October 2019, 16:23
Replies: 26
Views: 474
Posted By 005AGIMA
I'll check out that video in the morning. ...

I'll check out that video in the morning.

Using Spectaculator 30 day trial for windows at the moment to just test it out.
http://www.spectaculator.com/downloads/

Once I turned on the FULL load...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 October 2019, 10:13
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By 005AGIMA
Having not touched an actual one for years, I'll...

Having not touched an actual one for years, I'll let you know in December.

But to weigh in, smells are apparently one of the most evocative senses when it comes to memory unlocking.

I was out...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2019, 10:08
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By 005AGIMA
Sadly I'll be there from early Dec and leaving...

Sadly I'll be there from early Dec and leaving just before new year. Just the way this trip worked out due to other family member commitments.

Visited Ireland last summer and LOVED it. But on this...
Forum: OT - General 15 October 2019, 03:00
Replies: 26
Views: 474
Posted By 005AGIMA
Was playing Wolfenstien New Order, but then got...

Was playing Wolfenstien New Order, but then got distracted by my GoG version of Return to Castle Wolfenstien. GOD that game holds up imho.

Then a couple of nights ago I discovered Sinclair...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2019, 02:55
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By 005AGIMA
What UK Retro Shows/Expos 2020?

Already having to think about my 2020 UK visit (parents getting older and all that).

I note Amiga35 will be in the UK which is AWESOME but no idea of dates yet. But if I can align with that, I'd...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2019, 02:51
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By 005AGIMA
Now THAT should have been the marketing slogan! ...

Now THAT should have been the marketing slogan!

THAT'S GOLD!!!

:laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 October 2019, 04:16
Replies: 28
Views: 1,028
Posted By 005AGIMA
This is a very GOOD question imho, and one that...

This is a very GOOD question imho, and one that goes across all products.

Let's say Alfa Romeo released a car called a Tavolo.

Alfa Romeo Tavolo sounds cool when said in English, but would...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 October 2019, 04:52
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By 005AGIMA
That's AMAZING! Nice! There's a place up the...

That's AMAZING! Nice!

There's a place up the road from my work up for lease. Ex car showroom, that would be perfect. If I won the lottery........
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2019, 03:02
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By 005AGIMA
NICE Those places look AWESOME. We have a...

NICE Those places look AWESOME.

We have a couple of retro arcades cropping up in Perth but they're much smaller than yours by the sounds of it.
https://www.thepalacearcade.com.au/

Food is Fn...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2019, 09:06
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By 005AGIMA
Yeah from my visits, CEX is better for anything...

Yeah from my visits, CEX is better for anything console, and mid to late 90's and beyond.

N64, PS2, etc etc. Still useful outside of Amiga stuff.

Just found out there's a CEX in Perth lol....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2019, 02:49
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By 005AGIMA
You worked on it? REALLY? What did you do?...

You worked on it? REALLY?

What did you do? That's awesome! Would LOVE to hear more.

See while N64 Golden Eye is my early adulthood and great memories, we introduced our kids to Golden Eye of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2019, 10:08
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By 005AGIMA
Yep. ebay can be a challenge in itself. Many...

Yep. ebay can be a challenge in itself. Many items are already in the hands of the re-seller looking to make a profit (fair enough IF they're done a resto job, but other wise it's just a cash grab),...
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 October 2019, 04:10
Replies: 63
Views: 3,496
Posted By 005AGIMA
How is GOG anti retro? It's the most DRM free...

How is GOG anti retro? It's the most DRM free option out there, and most of the time, thier installs for older games work fine on modern platforms which is excellent.

I did have to do some work...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2019, 03:53
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By 005AGIMA
Ah of course. Wasn't even thinking about CEX but...

Ah of course. Wasn't even thinking about CEX but yes they are great and again, prices seem extremely good most of the time.

Every trip back I catch up with one of my mates for a "gaming day" and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2019, 02:52
Replies: 38
Views: 1,460
Posted By 005AGIMA
Lotus series springs to mind first and foremost....

Lotus series springs to mind first and foremost. Not as a "good driving game" as things have advanced well beyond it now, but as a GREAT "Arcade style driving game" I'd argue it still holds up. Play...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 October 2019, 07:12
Replies: 76
Views: 8,430
Posted By 005AGIMA
EP-028: Amiga Format Issue 3 is now 30 YEARS OLD!...

EP-028: Amiga Format Issue 3 is now 30 YEARS OLD!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeqCgdhaeW4

Finally another Amiga related video.

Not long now till my trip :D
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 October 2019, 05:21
Replies: 63
Views: 3,496
Posted By 005AGIMA
14,000 hey? I look at my 20 GOG games (no...

14,000 hey?

I look at my 20 GOG games (no there aren't any "0's" missing) and think "And when Am I going to play them again?" haha. :D
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 October 2019, 04:40
Replies: 63
Views: 3,496
Posted By 005AGIMA
I can see your point of view re not wanting...

I can see your point of view re not wanting multiple launchers. I was the same until I came to the realization that it's just a store front.

But yes, like you, I hate "exclusives" and this will...
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 October 2019, 04:14
Replies: 63
Views: 3,496
Posted By 005AGIMA
Why NOT use them? It's not a cult. Steam...

Why NOT use them?

It's not a cult. Steam wont disown you. You can actually use BOTH :O

It's like saying "I will only buy my shoes from footlocker, no where else!"

It's a "shop" (online)....
Forum: OT - General 03 October 2019, 08:27
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By 005AGIMA
Oddly I was more into Acid house and Breakdance...

Oddly I was more into Acid house and Breakdance music during my Spectrum and into my Amiga years.

Got into metal when I was about 18 at a guess, so in the transition from Amiga to PC era.

Then...
Forum: OT - Gaming 03 October 2019, 04:37
Replies: 20
Views: 2,718
Posted By 005AGIMA
Battletech looks interesting (for a modern game)....

Battletech looks interesting (for a modern game).

Added to GOG wishlist.

EDIT: Oh it's not a FPS. I'm out lol
Forum: OT - Gaming 03 October 2019, 04:34
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By 005AGIMA
I'll disagree. It would possibly lead to more...

I'll disagree. It would possibly lead to more people that wouldn't otherwise dream of paying for stuff they never get to own, jumping on board. Many more.

And then of course, just like a drug...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 October 2019, 05:47
Replies: 196
Views: 15,633
Posted By 005AGIMA
I refused to bump. I'll reply to your bump ;)

I refused to bump. I'll reply to your bump ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 October 2019, 03:46
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By 005AGIMA
Question Physical Retro Shops? (UK)

Hi Guys,

Just interested to know if and where there are physical retro / old school computer /gaming shops in the UK?

Here in Perth we have a splattering of retro shops and actually, the prices...
Forum: OT - Technical 01 October 2019, 03:16
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By 005AGIMA
The Android market place has ALWAYS felt like a...

The Android market place has ALWAYS felt like a dark damp ally-way to me. Not the kind of place you take your wallet out in.

"It's fine...just enter your credit card details....trust me".

The...
Forum: OT - Technical 25 September 2019, 09:53
Replies: 34
Views: 2,947
Posted By 005AGIMA
yeah TBH that is a let down. But it makes...

yeah TBH that is a let down.

But it makes phone calls.

And it has buttons.

BUTTONS!!!!

I could get a kodak 110 camera to take photos on man.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 September 2019, 04:01
Replies: 63
Views: 5,038
Posted By 005AGIMA
You're not in the minority at all I'm sure. ...

You're not in the minority at all I'm sure.

I loved the Jet sims but they ALL (imho) lacked decent dog fights.

It was all about shooting a dot with a locked on missile.

KotS was of course,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2019, 03:08
Replies: 893
Views: 175,734
Posted By 005AGIMA
Mate I'd suspect the person who did that concept...

Mate I'd suspect the person who did that concept art knew EXACTLY what they were copying.

There's not even a hint of hiding it lol.
Forum: OT - Technical 25 September 2019, 03:04
Replies: 34
Views: 2,947
Posted By 005AGIMA
MacOS is a work of art. ...so I'm told. I...

MacOS is a work of art.

...so I'm told. I wouldn't know myself because I cant bring myself to spent 2 to 3 times the money on hardware I could get for MUCH cheaper in a PC guise :P

But it's...
Forum: OT - Technical 25 September 2019, 02:54
Replies: 34
Views: 2,947
Posted By 005AGIMA
It was just as I got interested in Windows Phone...

It was just as I got interested in Windows Phone that it died in the arse as a product.

What's to like?

Less restrictive than iOS
Less intrusive than Android/Google/Big Brother

And I'm...
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 September 2019, 08:03
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By 005AGIMA
Well let's add into the discussion how these days...

Well let's add into the discussion how these days there are little to no modding tools, killing the whole sub-culture of user generated content such as maps and expansions, and even Total...
Forum: OT - General 24 September 2019, 03:12
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By 005AGIMA
lol Im sure there's an in joke I'm missing here...

lol Im sure there's an in joke I'm missing here :D

Speaking of Rum though.....Look up Sailor Jerry, and the story behind the labels on the bottles (which also serve as transfer tattoos)

I need...
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