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Forum: OT - Technical Today, 10:40
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By gimbal
You can't stick to a phone forever, lots of...

You can't stick to a phone forever, lots of popular apps need some form of network connection and will eventually not be updatable anymore. But you will need updated versions to keep connecting to...
Forum: OT - Technical 13 February 2019, 21:31
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By gimbal
That's true. There isn't much more to the phone...

That's true. There isn't much more to the phone UI than displaying a grid of icons and maybe a clock :) The only improvement I find in my current phone is the fingerprint reader.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2019, 17:15
Replies: 3,914
Views: 632,544
Posted By gimbal
I see it like this: where Alien: Isolation...

I see it like this: where Alien: Isolation manages to nail the atmosphere of Alien, Alien vs Predator 2 managed to nail the atmosphere of Aliens.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2019, 01:08
Replies: 3,914
Views: 632,544
Posted By gimbal
Aaaand... Alien VS Predator 2?

Aaaand... Alien VS Predator 2?
Forum: OT - Gaming 13 February 2019, 01:07
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By gimbal
Dude, that joke sucked so bad.

Dude, that joke sucked so bad.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 13 February 2019, 00:14
Replies: 2,428
Views: 364,417
Posted By gimbal
Prisoners...

Prisoners (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1392214/), another Villeneuve instant classic. I went in knowing almost nothing about this movie other than it being a real gripping story...

What score did...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2019, 17:34
Replies: 114
Views: 3,015
Posted By gimbal
Thank you sir, may I have another!

Thank you sir, may I have another!
Forum: OT - Technical 12 February 2019, 17:31
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By gimbal
Yeah I have the same deal, all in one and it...

Yeah I have the same deal, all in one and it sucks as the wifi is terrible in the thing.

I'm thinking of switching to doing the network through the electrical sockets (powerline networking)...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 February 2019, 17:26
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By gimbal
Ultimately the thief probably broke in to see if...

Ultimately the thief probably broke in to see if there was something valuable in one of the coat pockets and to their surprise found a wonderful computer system underneath :(
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2019, 16:45
Replies: 68
Views: 2,894
Posted By gimbal
Love it or hate it pretty much defines Gods,...

Love it or hate it pretty much defines Gods, there are annual "It rocks! No it sucks!" roast battles right here on EAB :)

But eh no, I'm not a fan of the graphical style that has been used here....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2019, 16:36
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By gimbal
Nah, Post-Steve Jobs Apple is making sure that is...

Nah, Post-Steve Jobs Apple is making sure that is not the case anymore. They used to have good machines, but especially Macbooks took a real nosedive in quality. All flash and no punch.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 February 2019, 12:01
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By gimbal
apparently those were on the other machine...

apparently those were on the other machine (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=95477) ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2019, 11:56
Replies: 3,914
Views: 632,544
Posted By gimbal
Blood was for a large part developed by 3D Realms...

Blood was for a large part developed by 3D Realms actually, Monolith basically took it over in the last minute. But still, classic game.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2019, 00:33
Replies: 68
Views: 2,894
Posted By gimbal
WHO... thought this was a good look for the...

WHO... thought this was a good look for the game!? Gods: Desastered.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2019, 18:03
Replies: 40
Views: 1,660
Posted By gimbal
Outrun is a mystery across the board, was there...

Outrun is a mystery across the board, was there some kind of deal back then to make all home computer versions far more poor than they needed to be? It is so unnecessarily bad that it seems...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 11 February 2019, 17:56
Replies: 2,428
Views: 364,417
Posted By gimbal
Not so much the actress itself, but I remember...

Not so much the actress itself, but I remember one character she played that gave me childhood butterflies in the stomach. Must have been Police Academy 4 judging by the photos.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2019, 17:45
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By gimbal
My RetroPie I guess, my lil' gaming buddy.

My RetroPie I guess, my lil' gaming buddy.
Forum: OT - Technical 11 February 2019, 17:41
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By gimbal
Y'all with your fancy keyboards. I went for this...

Y'all with your fancy keyboards. I went for this cheap and silent Cherry one and it is perfect for my cross-over gaming and programming needs:
...
Forum: OT - General 11 February 2019, 17:22
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By gimbal
Happy after-birthday! Ew, that sounds gross....

Happy after-birthday!

Ew, that sounds gross. Hence I don't edit it.
Forum: OT - Gaming 11 February 2019, 17:08
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By gimbal
Story time! It's called "Jmmijo calls the bank". ...

Story time! It's called "Jmmijo calls the bank".

jmmijo calls the bank. "Why can't I buy more Steam games!? I need to buy more! MORE!"

Bank manager: "Sir, we left you a thousand messages. You...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 11 February 2019, 16:58
Replies: 2,428
Views: 364,417
Posted By gimbal
It has pointless nudity, so it is an 80's...

It has pointless nudity, so it is an 80's masterpiece. Why have I not even heard of this movie before??
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2019, 15:56
Replies: 73
Views: 5,335
Posted By gimbal
Gods is tough for newcomers; when you know the...

Gods is tough for newcomers; when you know the spawn points it becomes pretty easy though. Especially when you get the spears and just stick with them, those things are murder machines.

Yesterday...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 February 2019, 01:36
Replies: 20
Views: 987
Posted By gimbal
Didn't know who he was but I did enjoy James Pond...

Didn't know who he was but I did enjoy James Pond 1 + 2 a whole lot :(



Diabetes of all things.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 February 2019, 01:35
Replies: 164
Views: 23,057
Posted By gimbal
It should have, but my 2 disc cracked+trained...

It should have, but my 2 disc cracked+trained version crashed at that point. Maybe to get the trainer on there the intro had to go :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 February 2019, 19:12
Replies: 102
Views: 15,765
Posted By gimbal
I'm going to predict it right now: Aeon of Sands:...

I'm going to predict it right now: Aeon of Sands: the Other Trail.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 February 2019, 22:19
Replies: 73
Views: 5,335
Posted By gimbal
I did not, I am right now replaying the original...

I did not, I am right now replaying the original MSX version after having my ass handed to me after only 2 minutes several times in a row by the NES version :) I will give it a try.

EDIT: I love...
Forum: OT - General 06 February 2019, 00:33
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By gimbal
Jeez, what a thread full of old farts. Someone...

Jeez, what a thread full of old farts. Someone crack a window, it's smells like an old boot in here.

Happy birthday!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 22:35
Replies: 102
Views: 15,765
Posted By gimbal
Shoonay already posted it in off-topic but it...

Shoonay already posted it in off-topic but it deserves a mention here too: Matt Chat did an episode about this game.

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

I wonder why Mr. Pedrana sir...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2019, 22:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By gimbal
All amazing games. If you like the more slow...

All amazing games. If you like the more slow gameplay of the first Dead Space you probably like Isolation. It's more of a survival horror title, you won't do much fighting in it.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2019, 21:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By gimbal
The Chaos Engine proves one thing without a...

The Chaos Engine proves one thing without a doubt: with a cool pumping soundtrack and a cool voice saying things very matter-of-factly ("Exit open!") you already have my money, the rest you just fill...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 21:36
Replies: 73
Views: 5,335
Posted By gimbal
There was a Nes version of Zanac!? Damn it moves...

There was a Nes version of Zanac!? Damn it moves like the wind. The MSX version is slower, I like that one more actually. A recurring theme :)

For Amiga I enjoyed more Saint Dragon, R-Type 2 and...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 05 February 2019, 21:32
Replies: 2,428
Views: 364,417
Posted By gimbal
Oddly specific parenting there Anubis, Damien...

Oddly specific parenting there Anubis, Damien gets a free pass or something?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 11:57
Replies: 114
Views: 3,015
Posted By gimbal
These screenshots are hitting me right below the...

These screenshots are hitting me right below the nostalgia belt. It hurts so good.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2019, 11:44
Replies: 40
Views: 1,660
Posted By gimbal
Strider is conflicting to me. It's a bad Amiga...

Strider is conflicting to me. It's a bad Amiga game, it's a severely stripped port... but I saw a version comparison video and the Amiga version really was not so bad compared to other ports.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2019, 11:03
Replies: 40
Views: 1,660
Posted By gimbal
*sigh*. I want to say good but it meant some...

*sigh*. I want to say good but it meant some people lost their jobs so it really isn't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2019, 10:57
Replies: 73
Views: 5,335
Posted By gimbal
Music + Graphics, basically. Some games are good...

Music + Graphics, basically. Some games are good games, some games are there mostly to show off.
Forum: OT - Gaming 05 February 2019, 10:48
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By gimbal
It's always fun to get that email, "14 items on...

It's always fun to get that email, "14 items on your wishlist are on sale!".

I don't really like the token deal they're running, they're basically just tricking you into buying a lot so you get...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2019, 00:02
Replies: 40
Views: 1,660
Posted By gimbal
Thunder Blade for me. I played the Arcade game...

Thunder Blade for me. I played the Arcade game and I was blown away by it. Then I got the Amiga version...

Screw you Tiertex. I know you're still out there, making mobile games.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2019, 23:50
Replies: 37
Views: 1,053
Posted By gimbal
Wait what? You can use two buttons in this game?...

Wait what? You can use two buttons in this game? Now that would improve the game 100%...
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 February 2019, 23:43
Replies: 974
Views: 133,428
Posted By gimbal
I use it to get free shit :)

I use it to get free shit :)
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