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Forum: OT - General Yesterday, 15:44
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Posted By gimbal
At least they try. My direct non-IT environment...

At least they try. My direct non-IT environment would not even attempt to send emails with attachments so that's even one step further down the tech-savviness ladder :)

Those same people do things...
Forum: OT - Entertainment Yesterday, 15:26
Replies: 2,790
Views: 474,591
Posted By gimbal
Yeah someone watch a movie, quick. I've not seen...

Yeah someone watch a movie, quick. I've not seen anything new in ages.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 15:25
Replies: 22
Views: 766
Posted By gimbal
Wow, I've never seen that. That is some brain...

Wow, I've never seen that. That is some brain melting stuff :)
Forum: OT - Gaming Yesterday, 00:51
Replies: 49
Views: 1,716
Posted By gimbal
How does one fine a mural? In Sao Paulo...

How does one fine a mural? In Sao Paulo everything is possible. Take that, painted wall! Pay up for existing!
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 00:49
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By gimbal
Definitely good picks, I never got to play them...

Definitely good picks, I never got to play them so they're not on my list. On the Amiga that is, when I played Worms I had already defected.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 00:46
Replies: 788
Views: 86,183
Posted By gimbal
I suck at most of them too but it's fun to think...

I suck at most of them too but it's fun to think about it and do a little detective work.
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 00:43
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By gimbal
Seems like a typical thread that already exists,...

Seems like a typical thread that already exists, but tastes change so why not repeat it!

My -current- top 5 would be:

1. Valhalla 2
2. Super Cars 2
3. Gods
4. Dynamite Dux*
5. Captive
Forum: OT - Entertainment Yesterday, 00:31
Replies: 2,790
Views: 474,591
Posted By gimbal
Blasphemy, discussing tv shows in the movie...

Blasphemy, discussing tv shows in the movie thread when there is a perfectly fine tv show thread.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 13 January 2021, 22:30
Replies: 2,790
Views: 474,591
Posted By gimbal
I don't know why, the Punisher movies never...

I don't know why, the Punisher movies never really tickled me to watch them.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2021, 01:14
Replies: 4,476
Views: 870,288
Posted By gimbal
Don't forget about there being a whole new island...

Don't forget about there being a whole new island with it's own currency. If there is any time to be addicted to playing Stardew Valley (or any other relaxing game)... it's right now.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 12 January 2021, 20:05
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By gimbal
I'm not going to lie, I pulled these from meme...

I'm not going to lie, I pulled these from meme review videos. But they made me smile. Wide. Like, ear to ear.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwLSrNu1ppI

and
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2021, 19:57
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By gimbal
"Hard" as in you can't play it in a fun way, you...

"Hard" as in you can't play it in a fun way, you fight cheesy. I remember jump kicking all the time. I find DD3 boring, the combat just doesn't seem to really have any weight behind it. If you punch...
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 January 2021, 18:20
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By gimbal
Cyber Shadow, cool Switch/PC game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sA_Sy-PkeMU

Looks interesting, very classic gameplay (although it looks like the typical game that I royally suck at...). We should expect nothing less from the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2021, 17:49
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By gimbal
It's a simplistic horizontal shooter section with...

It's a simplistic horizontal shooter section with a ship so big it's hard to dodge stuff :)
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2021, 17:36
Replies: 83
Views: 2,788
Posted By gimbal
No. I betrayed the Amiga by not having mine...

No. I betrayed the Amiga by not having mine repaired when it broke and simply moseying on to a PC, tossing the Amiga away. Regretful, but Toni gifted us WinUAE to soften the blow I felt a good decade...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 January 2021, 16:29
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By gimbal
Not to mention holding a sword, while in the game...

Not to mention holding a sword, while in the game you throw rocks and spells and the odd pickaxe :)

It never really bothered me at the time, the box art was just that - art, it didn't have to...
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 January 2021, 16:20
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By gimbal
Cool idea to use ZDoom Hexen to do a different...

Cool idea to use ZDoom Hexen to do a different game with it. I've always seen Hexen as the bone structure for an actually good game, Raven themselves just didn't manage to get it right by making it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2021, 15:45
Replies: 39
Views: 1,766
Posted By gimbal
Or Othello. I'm quite fond of Othello Killer. ...

Or Othello. I'm quite fond of Othello Killer.

"Patience, I am thinking" *jazzy tune*
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2021, 13:04
Replies: 788
Views: 86,183
Posted By gimbal
I guess for 2021 I'll make it a goal to be in the...

I guess for 2021 I'll make it a goal to be in the top 50 :) Assuming we can expect more quizes of course.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 January 2021, 12:56
Replies: 50
Views: 1,547
Posted By gimbal
There is no doubt about it since John Romero has...

There is no doubt about it since John Romero has basically made a career out of explaining how to pronounce the name (and how Keen, Wolf3D, Doom and Quake were developed), there are at least a dozen...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2021, 10:24
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By gimbal
It's a good game with flaws, and that's alright....

It's a good game with flaws, and that's alright. All games have their flaws, especially platformers. But when you start advertising a game as a Sonic killer you create expectations and set the bar...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2021, 10:16
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By gimbal
Yeah but it's the Amiga, kids games can be damned...

Yeah but it's the Amiga, kids games can be damned hard too :) Took me ages to be able to get to grips controlling Postman Pat!

The fact that these games were hard did not deter me as a kid. It...
Forum: News 11 January 2021, 01:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,608
Posted By gimbal
Yes what a huge problem in 2021.

Yes what a huge problem in 2021.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2021, 01:46
Replies: 4,476
Views: 870,288
Posted By gimbal
Been playing Stardew Valley again since the 1.5...

Been playing Stardew Valley again since the 1.5 update dropped that kind of doubled the amount of in-game content. Good stuff.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2021, 01:46
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By gimbal
I did get past it way back when... I guess the...

I did get past it way back when... I guess the solution was printed in a magazine.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2021, 18:24
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By gimbal
Shadow is quite cool, a colleague of mine has...

Shadow is quite cool, a colleague of mine has replaced his gaming computer with it. Streaming services in the past would make you pay through the nose because you'd pay for usage but Shadow is just a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2021, 17:39
Replies: 53
Views: 1,318
Posted By gimbal
sounds about right, I must have gotten mine...

sounds about right, I must have gotten mine around that time too. Probably early 1990.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2021, 17:36
Replies: 50
Views: 1,547
Posted By gimbal
It's how Sheldon's mother would pronounce it I...

It's how Sheldon's mother would pronounce it I guess :)
Forum: OT - Gaming 08 January 2021, 15:21
Replies: 117
Views: 15,335
Posted By gimbal
Nope, Im scared. Nobody can hear you scream in...

Nope, Im scared. Nobody can hear you scream in space.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2021, 15:19
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By gimbal
Not because they thought it would be fun...

Not because they thought it would be fun obviously, so they must have been struggling with resource management. It'd be nice to read a post mortem on it.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2021, 14:42
Replies: 69
Views: 2,436
Posted By gimbal
Psygnosis: We are now the biggest development...

Psygnosis: We are now the biggest development house in Europe!

Sony: hold my beer.
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 January 2021, 16:42
Replies: 49
Views: 1,716
Posted By gimbal
That map is awesome work. Makes me wonder how it...

That map is awesome work. Makes me wonder how it was created! I guess the usage of the term "official" would imply that CD Projekt created it themselves or at least delivered the data.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 07 January 2021, 16:23
Replies: 88
Views: 13,307
Posted By gimbal
I'm grateful that I'm an 80's child :)

I'm grateful that I'm an 80's child :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2021, 16:21
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By gimbal
Yeah but the A1200 version has both sound and...

Yeah but the A1200 version has both sound and music (plus the sounds are slightly better) and that does add a lot of flavour. I'll take the eyesore myself :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2021, 16:00
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By gimbal
Now I can't unsee that enemy which is half...

Now I can't unsee that enemy which is half clipped into the wall. Hot garbage! :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2021, 10:41
Replies: 69
Views: 2,436
Posted By gimbal
Yes talking and writing are exactly the same...

Yes talking and writing are exactly the same thing.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2021, 10:35
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By gimbal
It's just poorly done. Take a look at the...

It's just poorly done. Take a look at the SNES/Megadrive version, the background is far easier on the eyes there.

I'd prefer the Megadrive version... but that version is just too darned fast which...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2021, 03:03
Replies: 39
Views: 1,766
Posted By gimbal
Hm there are so many obvious choices (Dungeon...

Hm there are so many obvious choices (Dungeon Master for example), let me try and dig up less obvious ones.

I like Super Skweek. It's a pretty relaxing paint everything game with mild puzzle...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2021, 02:18
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By gimbal
Zool A1200/CD32 is pretty good, I just wish it...

Zool A1200/CD32 is pretty good, I just wish it didn't have that really busy background which makes it hard to see what is going on in the foreground. I was stuck with the A500 version though and that...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 06 January 2021, 02:00
Replies: 2,790
Views: 474,591
Posted By gimbal
The more humor a DC movie contains, the more...

The more humor a DC movie contains, the more people seem to hate it. Except Lego Batman, that movie is glorious.
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