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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 04:16
Replies: 24
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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: 39
Views: 1,188
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: 39
Views: 1,188
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: 39
Views: 1,188
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: 39
Views: 1,188
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: 39
Views: 1,188
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: 59
Views: 3,323
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: 39
Views: 1,188
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: 1,387
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: 8,331
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: 59
Views: 3,323
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: 59
Views: 3,323
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: 59
Views: 3,323
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: 357
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: 19
Views: 2,665
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: 188
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: 15,464
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: 39
Views: 1,188
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: 412
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: 2,904
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: 4,950
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: 175,128
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: 2,904
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: 2,904
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: 9
Views: 414
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: 395
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...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 September 2019, 03:04
Replies: 4,031
Views: 686,310
Posted By 005AGIMA
Oh you're not wrong. The cut scenes tell a GREAT...

Oh you're not wrong. The cut scenes tell a GREAT story.

They just seem a little too frequent and long.

I'm still pretty early in tbh.

And to be fair, Return to Castle Wolfenstien had cut...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 September 2019, 08:44
Replies: 4,031
Views: 686,310
Posted By 005AGIMA
Wolfenstien The New Order on PC Got it a while...

Wolfenstien The New Order on PC
Got it a while ago but only recently made any progress after tweaking the settings.

I like it, other than the really annoying cut scenes that go for too long imho.
Forum: Member Introductions 23 September 2019, 05:17
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By 005AGIMA
Welcome and greetings from Perth :D

Welcome and greetings from Perth :D
Forum: OT - General 23 September 2019, 05:09
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By 005AGIMA
lol no! Found me some locally brewed rum in...

lol no!

Found me some locally brewed rum in a port in the middle of nowhere in Western Australia
https://cdn1.wine-searcher.net/images/labels/20/71/10942071.jpg
...
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 September 2019, 05:01
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By 005AGIMA
Paid DLC has been around for years. I recall some...

Paid DLC has been around for years. I recall some of the best driving games, you had to pay stupid money for "Car packs" or even for individual cars.

Personally I've never fallen for it, but...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 September 2019, 04:13
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By 005AGIMA
Playing about with Unreal Ed (map editor for...

Playing about with Unreal Ed (map editor for UT2004)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cW_V_l4sy4
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2019, 08:33
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By 005AGIMA
I need to shape up. I'm still on my first. ...

I need to shape up. I'm still on my first.

..she is hot though :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 September 2019, 12:07
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By 005AGIMA
Finally sitting in front of my telly and watching...

Finally sitting in front of my telly and watching this interview.

FAN-BLOODY-TASTIC!!!!!

Well done!

Neil is such an awesome bloke.
Forum: OT - General 20 September 2019, 05:44
Replies: 29
Views: 721
Posted By 005AGIMA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAKb-mnr-KU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAKb-mnr-KU
Forum: OT - General 20 September 2019, 05:41
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By 005AGIMA
We're still eating the left overs from our Pirate...

We're still eating the left overs from our Pirate Day morning tea at work lol.

AND the day served as a great excuse to drink RUM last night :D
Forum: OT - General 19 September 2019, 03:05
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By 005AGIMA
Your PIRATE DAY playlist.

You're welcome.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f55CqLc6IR0&list=RDEMdi9wDUQjwG6-fUsfn3lvaQ&start_radio=1
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2019, 11:56
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By 005AGIMA
No need. Depending on which lounge Im in, I use...

No need. Depending on which lounge Im in, I use YouTube on xbox360 (troublesome) or PS4 (much more reliable).

I dont bother "logging in" to YouTube on either.

I am however logged into YouTube...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2019, 09:47
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By 005AGIMA
Nice. It's on my "watch later" list so that I can...

Nice. It's on my "watch later" list so that I can enjoy it on my TV. My preferred method with all high quality content ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2019, 08:55
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By 005AGIMA
never played the arcades of either, and dont...

never played the arcades of either, and dont think I played Kung Fu master at all.....maybe?

But Yie Ar Kung Fu game with my +3 Spectrum. Good times. Not just fighting my siblings, but laughing...
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