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Forum: OT - Entertainment Today, 15:07
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Posted By gimbal
I see I'm not the only one rewatching any and all...

I see I'm not the only one rewatching any and all movies :) I just have any classic movie I come across running while working from home. So far I've burned through Policy Academy (I wonder why...),...
Forum: OT - Gaming Today, 13:43
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By gimbal
It's a bleeping game and it's a game series that...

It's a bleeping game and it's a game series that has always intended to push buttons through satire. Jeez.
Forum: OT - General Today, 10:42
Replies: 224
Views: 6,192
Posted By gimbal
This is not a productive discussion, short...

This is not a productive discussion, short circuit it and behave like adults.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 March 2020, 12:21
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By gimbal
I ran into this coding secrets video about Mickey...

I ran into this coding secrets video about Mickey Mania which actually has a rotating tower inspired by Nebulus in it. The video shows some of the tricks to get the tower to work, quite interesting....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2020, 15:37
Replies: 4,163
Views: 739,648
Posted By gimbal
I've been playing a boatload of old PC games...

I've been playing a boatload of old PC games since GoG was having a sale where they were going out for next to nothing. Been (re)playing Legend of Kyrandia 3, X-Wing (1998 version since it works the...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2020, 11:18
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By gimbal
This game looks absolutely phenomenal. Too bad...

This game looks absolutely phenomenal. Too bad I'll likely not get to play it for like the next 5 years. Maybe if it goes to the PS5 or something, I might invest in one of those with a VR set. But...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2020, 09:16
Replies: 4,163
Views: 739,648
Posted By gimbal
Come on, be a little more specific when asking...

Come on, be a little more specific when asking for recommendations :( Are you asking for an Amiga platformer or will any (good) platformer do? Are you looking for a pure platformer or can it be a...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 25 March 2020, 15:53
Replies: 2,644
Views: 421,404
Posted By gimbal
I like Police Academy 2-4 the most, because of...

I like Police Academy 2-4 the most, because of Zed :) That character is pure gold.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2020, 22:41
Replies: 31
Views: 1,627
Posted By gimbal
Heck, the same for Quake 2 and any game built on...

Heck, the same for Quake 2 and any game built on it's engine.
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 March 2020, 22:31
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By gimbal
I already had big trouble getting into Doom 2016...

I already had big trouble getting into Doom 2016 to be honest, I still have to give it a second try on a really high difficulty. I think that's the only way to get some kind of enjoyment out of a...
Forum: OT - General 24 March 2020, 10:27
Replies: 224
Views: 6,192
Posted By gimbal
I am not surprised. People in Mediterranean...

I am not surprised. People in Mediterranean countries are brick walls. Sunlight + rich soil + a rich variety of nutrient rich vegetables + olive oil is the winning combination is my current...
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 March 2020, 10:10
Replies: 85
Views: 6,516
Posted By gimbal
It is different. I have some vacation time...

It is different. I have some vacation time planned too in a week or two... I'm not cancelling it, now working from home and with that constant sense of unease I need it more than ever. It was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 March 2020, 14:55
Replies: 48
Views: 4,623
Posted By gimbal
I had no problems with that statement, I could...

I had no problems with that statement, I could place it in context. If you watch all of the other RetroCore videos, and by golly I have at least twice, then you will find that among the games...
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 March 2020, 14:50
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By gimbal
Yeah... the second game was pretty much trash.

Yeah... the second game was pretty much trash.
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 March 2020, 14:49
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By gimbal
No matter how shitty Bethesda is, a good game is...

No matter how shitty Bethesda is, a good game is a good game.
Forum: OT - Gaming 19 March 2020, 16:46
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By gimbal
This thread actually makes me want to play the...

This thread actually makes me want to play the classic Dos game Quarantine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is7lc92PH90

A typical game that has the difficulty curve upside-down; it starts at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2020, 15:37
Replies: 54
Views: 2,530
Posted By gimbal
Well I lack the kids so I win commute time. And...

Well I lack the kids so I win commute time. And to be honest I am far more productive at home so I allow myself to log off a little earlier than I normally would.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2020, 14:55
Replies: 278
Views: 42,821
Posted By gimbal
Dude... 13 hours is probably moderately...

Dude... 13 hours is probably moderately impressive if this is a classic difficulty game :)
Forum: OT - Entertainment 19 March 2020, 13:00
Replies: 2,644
Views: 421,404
Posted By gimbal
I'm just watching a lot of Korean KDrama stuff on...

I'm just watching a lot of Korean KDrama stuff on Netflix... I'm changing. And I'm rewatching the Witcher just for the heck of it.

On the upside John Wick 3 and Spiderman Far From Home just...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 March 2020, 11:00
Replies: 290
Views: 28,381
Posted By gimbal
He's still online on Steam and I see his nick in...

He's still online on Steam and I see his nick in the IRC bar from time to time. I just think he got tired of EAB around 2016 or so. Possibly being a mod helped with that.
Forum: OT - General 17 March 2020, 21:44
Replies: 224
Views: 6,192
Posted By gimbal
Hey, a few thousand years is not enough to weed...

Hey, a few thousand years is not enough to weed out barbarism from the world population. Nothing is wrong with people, this is who they are.
Forum: OT - General 17 March 2020, 11:56
Replies: 224
Views: 6,192
Posted By gimbal
Now I'm miffed. I can get some vegetables but......

Now I'm miffed. I can get some vegetables but... NO EGGS. Why are all the eggs gone!? Aaaaaah!
Forum: OT - Gaming 16 March 2020, 22:11
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By gimbal
Yeah I've also seen discount runs on TVs and the...

Yeah I've also seen discount runs on TVs and the likes "so you don't have to leave the house". A bit in poor taste to be honest :)
Forum: Amiga scene 16 March 2020, 14:13
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By gimbal
Seems like most of the game is not native code...

Seems like most of the game is not native code but Squirrel scripts and that open source project is not going to deviate from that, so that kind of complicates porting the game to older hardware;...
Forum: OT - General 16 March 2020, 11:47
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By gimbal
Damn. I regularly get reminded that I don't have...

Damn. I regularly get reminded that I don't have it so bad in the Netherlands :/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2020, 23:37
Replies: 38
Views: 3,572
Posted By gimbal
That's a good one for a dedicated thread -...

That's a good one for a dedicated thread - showboating hi score lists for insane games.
Forum: OT - Technical 13 March 2020, 23:29
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By gimbal
... well, now you've got an incentive :)

... well, now you've got an incentive :)
Forum: OT - General 13 March 2020, 23:26
Replies: 224
Views: 6,192
Posted By gimbal
The craziness has hit the Netherlands today... a...

The craziness has hit the Netherlands today... a new advice has gone out for people to work from home and not too hoard so naturally about three quarters of the country did just that - stay home and...
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 March 2020, 15:12
Replies: 31
Views: 1,358
Posted By gimbal
"brawler game" ? I have the idea that Mario Party...

"brawler game" ? I have the idea that Mario Party is being mixed up with Super Smash Brothers here.
Forum: OT - General 12 March 2020, 11:12
Replies: 224
Views: 6,192
Posted By gimbal
It is too soon to speak of "way worse",...

It is too soon to speak of "way worse", Corona/COVID-19 is still in the warming up phase.
Forum: OT - General 11 March 2020, 16:54
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By gimbal
Online cults, dangerous to the max. Once they...

Online cults, dangerous to the max. Once they pop, they don't stop.
Forum: OT - Gaming 11 March 2020, 10:06
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By gimbal
yyyyaaaaaaayyyyyyy.... I am actually...

yyyyaaaaaaayyyyyyy....

I am actually morbidly curious to play this game just to experience how bad it is.
Forum: OT - Gaming 11 March 2020, 10:05
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By gimbal
Okay but the special 150 bucks version contains a...

Okay but the special 150 bucks version contains a ton of fan service crap. I don't find it a bad price for what you get to be honest. No way in hell that I am going to pay something like that though...
Forum: OT - Gaming 10 March 2020, 17:25
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By gimbal
Looks like the first release is a fact unless I...

Looks like the first release is a fact unless I missed some meanwhile: the Command & Conquer remastered package will release for both Origin and Steam on the 5th of June.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2020, 17:08
Replies: 60
Views: 2,554
Posted By gimbal
Yeah floppy disks were endearingly bad. Noisy,...

Yeah floppy disks were endearingly bad. Noisy, slow, small storage, easy to fail...

But so easy to copy around and so satisfying to flip through, like a treasure trove. I still miss having a large...
Forum: OT - Gaming 10 March 2020, 10:44
Replies: 31
Views: 1,358
Posted By gimbal
They are, which is why I got the 3DS versions :)...

They are, which is why I got the 3DS versions :) I played these games emulated with the keyboard back in the day... Yay for having to change the emulated joystick dead zone on the fly to simulate...
Forum: OT - Technical 10 March 2020, 10:27
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By gimbal
Jim Browning is cool. If you like that kind...

Jim Browning is cool.

If you like that kind of stuff, then I can highly recommend the youtube channel ScammerRevolts which like Jim pretends to be a braindead victim but meanwhile tries to break...
Forum: OT - General 10 March 2020, 10:16
Replies: 224
Views: 6,192
Posted By gimbal
Sunday: diabetes shots.

Sunday: diabetes shots.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 11:15
Replies: 60
Views: 2,554
Posted By gimbal
I kind of have remorse for the decision to toss...

I kind of have remorse for the decision to toss my broken Miggy, but at the same time I can't really blame the 25 year younger me. Commodore had gone bust, there were no miggies in the shops anymore,...
Forum: OT - General 09 March 2020, 09:55
Replies: 224
Views: 6,192
Posted By gimbal
Yes, things I have lying in my pantry :) I'll do...

Yes, things I have lying in my pantry :) I'll do a Fight Club and go to a liposuction facility to render fat.
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