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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 16:28
Replies: 21
Views: 4,219
Posted By gimbal
Indeed, but the internet is good at diluting...

Indeed, but the internet is good at diluting these kind of things overtime.

Nowadays if it moves in third person and is hard it's instantly a "souls-like". No, it's not. A souls-like has a very...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 16:15
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By gimbal
Doesn't look too bad overall except for the...

Doesn't look too bad overall except for the pixel-perfect jumping requirement... which for a platformer is an instant-mdk. Also it looks like there is a slight delay in the attack cycle.
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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 15:11
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By gimbal
No I'm too stupid to understand that.

No I'm too stupid to understand that.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 14:24
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By gimbal
It fuels the fire to do the same to Captive :) I...

It fuels the fire to do the same to Captive :) I think the "outline humans" are a smart solution for not getting in each other's way.

It does make me wonder. These games are known for throwing...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 April 2021, 23:30
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By gimbal
I lost a lot of the old dos stuff. Not that it is...

I lost a lot of the old dos stuff. Not that it is useful, I just wish I could look back at it because it was some of the earliest stuff I ever wrote. I would definitely say keep it, for nostalgia.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2021, 23:29
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By gimbal
Cool. I wish I had any friends! (... that...

Cool. I wish I had any friends!


(... that even know what Dungeon Master is, never mind want to play it).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 April 2021, 21:22
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By gimbal
Certainly does. To be fair... that looks worse to...

Certainly does. To be fair... that looks worse to play than Thunder Blade.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 April 2021, 18:11
Replies: 35
Views: 1,647
Posted By gimbal
There is, it's called "retrogaming general...

There is, it's called "retrogaming general discussion" :) Anything not Amiga still has a place there.

Question is with such a huge library of games to choose from, who would ever be able to make...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 April 2021, 18:02
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By gimbal
Ha ha yeah but my poor A500 ran out of memory...

Ha ha yeah but my poor A500 ran out of memory long before I could get anywhere close to something that looked like a game :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2021, 17:00
Replies: 892
Views: 139,233
Posted By gimbal
Good! (I'm stuck at 15...)

Good!

(I'm stuck at 15...)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2021, 14:07
Replies: 4,552
Views: 937,330
Posted By gimbal
Ha ha :) Mandatory Civvie11 review video about...

Ha ha :) Mandatory Civvie11 review video about it:

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

If you're looking for more obscure FPS games, it's a good channel to keep an eye on. "Singularity"...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 April 2021, 13:57
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By gimbal
Huh. I was completely unaware that this existed.

Huh. I was completely unaware that this existed.
Forum: News 20 April 2021, 17:49
Replies: 97
Views: 5,289
Posted By gimbal
Like I said; you stand still, you die :) Need to...

Like I said; you stand still, you die :) Need to keep moving like a ninja.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 April 2021, 12:14
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By gimbal
I only "hoard" what I have an emotional...

I only "hoard" what I have an emotional connection with, which boils down to the list of games and programs I had when I owned an Amiga. The rest I don't really care about.

Now most of those games...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2021, 17:20
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By gimbal
I always thought that the 4th level of Beverly...

I always thought that the 4th level of Beverly Hills Cop was quite alright in that "If I lie really hard to myself I can pretend this is somewhat like Wolfenstein3D" kind of way :)

It's more like...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2021, 15:39
Replies: 34
Views: 1,282
Posted By gimbal
I wonder what you think of Simon the Sorcerer 3D....

I wonder what you think of Simon the Sorcerer 3D.

https://www.mobygames.com/images/promo/original/1474236896-3144866332.jpg

I personally can't stomach it, the franchise went from beautifully...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 April 2021, 15:29
Replies: 67
Views: 3,293
Posted By gimbal
I like Larry 2 and 3 but the story is so over the...

I like Larry 2 and 3 but the story is so over the top unrealistic that it makes it harder to reason what the game is expecting you to do. Larry 1 I can "kind of" believe if you scrape away all the...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2021, 21:31
Replies: 35
Views: 1,647
Posted By gimbal
I'd still rather play Zool than Beavers, for...

I'd still rather play Zool than Beavers, for example. But both fall in the MEH category, flawed with some good parts.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 16 April 2021, 17:00
Replies: 68
Views: 4,079
Posted By gimbal
Yeah okay, but then you might as well say that...

Yeah okay, but then you might as well say that Lotus is it :) There are plenty of alternatives, the mission that people have is to right the wrongs that history taunts us with. In this case: a really...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 April 2021, 16:48
Replies: 195
Views: 34,429
Posted By gimbal
still an interesting read though :) ...

still an interesting read though :)

Wikipedia has some stuff on Paradox and MAXiMiLiEN: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradox_(warez)
Forum: Amiga scene 16 April 2021, 16:34
Replies: 35
Views: 1,647
Posted By gimbal
Meh. Bad is not the worst. I'm kind of impressed...

Meh. Bad is not the worst. I'm kind of impressed with the graphics actually, if you look closely at it you can see that the artist put quite some effort into shading things properly according to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 April 2021, 20:50
Replies: 195
Views: 34,429
Posted By gimbal
It's true that they die that easy at least, it is...

It's true that they die that easy at least, it is kind of amazing it lived as long as it did. One of ours died pretty much within hours after being left in a drafty hallway while the living room was...
Forum: News 15 April 2021, 14:12
Replies: 97
Views: 5,289
Posted By gimbal
Legally not to be confused with Apogee, the...

Legally not to be confused with Apogee, the height of gaming excitement.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 15 April 2021, 14:07
Replies: 732
Views: 96,602
Posted By gimbal
I like the arm flapping about the 19 second mark,...

I like the arm flapping about the 19 second mark, more games should have flair gestures like that :) In fact I'd call it Youtube-driven game design, add features to the game which content creators...
Forum: News 15 April 2021, 00:46
Replies: 97
Views: 5,289
Posted By gimbal
Blood actually is the best of them all, the ones...

Blood actually is the best of them all, the ones I listed are the absolute worst because they were made by Capstone - pretty much the PC clone of Tiertex ;)
Forum: News 13 April 2021, 21:12
Replies: 97
Views: 5,289
Posted By gimbal
You don't even mention the very best of them all:...

You don't even mention the very best of them all: Witchaven and Tekwar!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 April 2021, 17:00
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By gimbal
At 120gb becoming a new normal and quite some...

At 120gb becoming a new normal and quite some games going well beyond it.

Where is it going in the next 10-15 years? My guess is full streaming.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 April 2021, 16:11
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By gimbal
I did see a news article about PS3 games not...

I did see a news article about PS3 games not receiving patches anymore even now before the server is shutdown. I wonder if that is because they're isolating patches to a different server so they can...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 April 2021, 00:27
Replies: 195
Views: 34,429
Posted By gimbal
Man, that story makes me pucker.

Man, that story makes me pucker.
Forum: News 12 April 2021, 22:36
Replies: 97
Views: 5,289
Posted By gimbal
God I love this game. You stand still, you will...

God I love this game. You stand still, you will die. Keep moving like a ninja. And shoot nukes like a ninja. There's a nuke in a secret in the very first room you start in, now that's my kind of game.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2021, 17:46
Replies: 4,552
Views: 937,330
Posted By gimbal
So eh yeah. That was only the first half of the...

So eh yeah. That was only the first half of the game. The rest is... pretty shit actually. Eventually the open world is gone and you get put on rails where the game pelts one boring fight after...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2021, 15:57
Replies: 81
Views: 10,896
Posted By gimbal
I kind of liked the "small" screen of Dreamweb,...

I kind of liked the "small" screen of Dreamweb, the attention to detail is quite high because of it and it gives you hyperfocus as a player. There is only the room you're in and nothing else, no...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2021, 12:20
Replies: 41
Views: 5,585
Posted By gimbal
Quartex would be a pretty dope name for a cat...

Quartex would be a pretty dope name for a cat though. "Top Banana" on the other hand... well errr... Maybe for a hamster or something...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2021, 00:31
Replies: 892
Views: 139,233
Posted By gimbal
I'm up to 15. Your move, Havie & Nobby.

I'm up to 15. Your move, Havie & Nobby.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 11:28
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By gimbal
That's false advertising, it isn't the same...

That's false advertising, it isn't the same experiment.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polybius_(2017_video_game)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 April 2021, 10:48
Replies: 67
Views: 3,293
Posted By gimbal
Yeah and good luck doing the spells without a...

Yeah and good luck doing the spells without a manual or a guide :) Still I liked it because the game is really unique in that sense. I like that experimental phase of game development where they just...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 10:09
Replies: 892
Views: 139,233
Posted By gimbal
Only 10 off the bat, this is going to be a long...

Only 10 off the bat, this is going to be a long one again :) I don't know #19 but it looks like my type of game. Small sprite platformer.

Also #21... is that a guy holding a keyboard-gun? What the...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2021, 18:15
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By gimbal
Yeah those white manuals with rings on the left...

Yeah those white manuals with rings on the left of them. They had that classic book smell to them, if only they could bottle that.

I remember digging up an old Amiga 1000 manual in the school...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 April 2021, 16:05
Replies: 95
Views: 13,863
Posted By gimbal
Like most platformers on the Amiga really :/ I'm...

Like most platformers on the Amiga really :/ I'm still mad about the Wonderboy one.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2021, 12:05
Replies: 52
Views: 5,780
Posted By gimbal
If you linked to a specific time in that video,...

If you linked to a specific time in that video, that unfortunately does not work on EAB.
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