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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 16:19
Replies: 38
Views: 971
Posted By gimbal
Yeah well back in the day I could play a game...

Yeah well back in the day I could play a game running at 5FPS :) I was not in love with the games, I was in love with the act of playing games.

That has changed. Nowadays I love individual games....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 15:19
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By gimbal
Yeah well... you're describing more than half of...

Yeah well... you're describing more than half of the Amiga games I had there :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 15:17
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By gimbal
Indeed, mine still works too and it is one of the...

Indeed, mine still works too and it is one of the first models. Of course it has an optical drive... that is bound to fail eventually.

Perhaps it is the PSOne that is being referred to, I cannot...
Forum: OT - Entertainment Today, 14:10
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By gimbal
Yup, a VPN can help you break through geo...

Yup, a VPN can help you break through geo restrictions. Google around for stories about people being banned for using a VPN just to be safe. Likely HBO doesn't care enough that they'll actively scan...
Forum: OT - General Today, 13:55
Replies: 118
Views: 32,206
Posted By gimbal
Indeed. I see cat videos and pictures daily, but...

Indeed. I see cat videos and pictures daily, but I need more.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2020, 17:21
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By gimbal
I don't know. Maybe combine with the A1500+...

I don't know. Maybe combine with the A1500+ project?

https://checkmate1500plus.com/IntroductionAmiga.aspx
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 February 2020, 10:21
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By gimbal
Who want some Wang? Sorry, I have only...

Who want some Wang?

Sorry, I have only Shadow Warrior quotes when I hear that name.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 February 2020, 12:42
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By gimbal
Battletoads is a game that people loved to hate...

Battletoads is a game that people loved to hate on any platform. Impossibly hard to the max, you need to learn perfect timing to be able to beat the game. Basically a game designed for speed runners,...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 22 February 2020, 20:01
Replies: 2,626
Views: 417,266
Posted By gimbal
Men In Black: International....

Men In Black: International. (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2283336/)

Ugh. How to screw up a MIB movie in one easy step: ignore everything the previous movies did right and just piss on the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2020, 11:23
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By gimbal
Complete boredom naturally. I am going to go...

Complete boredom naturally.

I am going to go with Operation Thunderbolt. The fact that it has a 3D aspect to it makes it seem more "real", like you're actually shooting at stuff. Too bad all the...
Forum: OT - Gaming 20 February 2020, 23:07
Replies: 951
Views: 136,778
Posted By gimbal
Assassin's Creed Syndicate FREE! ... in the...

Assassin's Creed Syndicate FREE!

... in the Epic Store, where else.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 February 2020, 13:45
Replies: 4,137
Views: 730,726
Posted By gimbal
Oh Plotting, I do love that little puzzle/skill...

Oh Plotting, I do love that little puzzle/skill game. It took me so long to figure out when a move would result in a "miss" :)

Simple premise hard to master, fun music, two player mode. The...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 February 2020, 13:41
Replies: 38
Views: 971
Posted By gimbal
I really loved Saint Dragon! ... the first...

I really loved Saint Dragon!

... the first level. Natural outdoor setting but fighting robotic enemies, I love the style. And then level 2 is a boring swamp level (those orbs dropping from the...
Forum: OT - Gaming 20 February 2020, 12:22
Replies: 951
Views: 136,778
Posted By gimbal
Sorry, I was not aware that DDNI was hunting...

Sorry, I was not aware that DDNI was hunting after it!

The Atari Vault is a little disappointing to be honest. I had a blast playing around with Adventure (Ready Player One put me up to it!) and...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 20 February 2020, 11:48
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By gimbal
Now that we're at the inception of another great...

Now that we're at the inception of another great thread - can we make it a rule to put song titles please? Or at least an artist/group name?

You go through great lengths to share and find all...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 February 2020, 11:43
Replies: 240
Views: 23,856
Posted By gimbal
Eh really? You, a GM, basically put a warez link...

Eh really? You, a GM, basically put a warez link publicly on EAB?

Hell has officially frozen over.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 19 February 2020, 23:42
Replies: 2,626
Views: 417,266
Posted By gimbal
Bad Boys For Life...

Bad Boys For Life (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1502397/). Remember those? The movies where Martin Lawrence's dialogue mostly consists of saying "Mike!" and "Oooooooh sh*t!".

It's still true!
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2020, 16:54
Replies: 240
Views: 23,856
Posted By gimbal
If you state that with such conviction then you...

If you state that with such conviction then you must have proof which you can share.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 18 February 2020, 16:50
Replies: 50
Views: 2,835
Posted By gimbal
Q Lazzarus - Goodbye Horses ...

Q Lazzarus - Goodbye Horses

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_DVS_303kQ

Everyone knows that one really awkward scene from Silence of the Lambs (or Family Guy, or Clerks 2) :) But I was more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 16:33
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By gimbal
Hm, those are user submissions by the looks of...

Hm, those are user submissions by the looks of it. The size of the grain of salt is probably elephantine.

Still, it peeks the curiosity so thanks to whomever wrote that :)
Forum: OT - Gaming 17 February 2020, 16:27
Replies: 951
Views: 136,778
Posted By gimbal
But you can has free!

But you can has free!
Forum: OT - General 17 February 2020, 15:23
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By gimbal
Modern versions of Java (Java 11 and up) don't...

Modern versions of Java (Java 11 and up) don't have a runtime anymore. There are two basic choices:

1) Java with a commercial license. This is the Java you can download from the Oracle site. You...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 15:18
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By gimbal
Well, I didn't know this was possible. So thanks...

Well, I didn't know this was possible. So thanks for sharing this old chestnut :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 12:57
Replies: 4,137
Views: 730,726
Posted By gimbal
That's the only way I can enjoy that game. I suck...

That's the only way I can enjoy that game. I suck at it so much...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 14:00
Replies: 57
Views: 2,303
Posted By gimbal
Useless goal, the topic on the other hand has...

Useless goal, the topic on the other hand has sparked some interesting reading.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 11:20
Replies: 41
Views: 1,482
Posted By gimbal
Well good sir, ... Yeah I've got nothing. Because...

Well good sir, ... Yeah I've got nothing. Because there literally is nothing to respond to here :/
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 February 2020, 13:56
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By gimbal
okay but then you might as well play any other...

okay but then you might as well play any other chess game, the charm of Battle Chess is to see cartoony blood and guts :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2020, 13:48
Replies: 4,137
Views: 730,726
Posted By gimbal
I repeat: the game does not go on sale. So you...

I repeat: the game does not go on sale. So you can stop waiting.
Forum: OT - Technical 12 February 2020, 11:46
Replies: 50
Views: 2,136
Posted By gimbal
You don't buy hardware for games today, you buy...

You don't buy hardware for games today, you buy hardware for the next generation of games. And guess what: the next generation of consoles is landing this year, so it is very relevant at this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2020, 11:19
Replies: 4,137
Views: 730,726
Posted By gimbal
More Borderlands 3. Its slowly getting better,...

More Borderlands 3. Its slowly getting better, Gearbox is thankfully listening very well to the player base and implementing changes that are actually desired.

Also more Factorio because the 0.18...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2020, 10:37
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By gimbal
I enjoyed it most definitely, but I played the...

I enjoyed it most definitely, but I played the faster PC version when I could (IF it had a soundblaster of course).

And I also enjoyed Battle Chess 2 a lot, it was so different :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 February 2020, 18:19
Replies: 515
Views: 135,967
Posted By gimbal
But still... Elf is a pretty slick game in my...

But still... Elf is a pretty slick game in my opinion. So for a one-and-you're-done project, not bad at all.

Maybe the guy used a pseudo-name :)
Forum: OT - General 10 February 2020, 17:11
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By gimbal
That's right, make him work for his own BD...

That's right, make him work for his own BD thread.

And Happy Birthday Ian!
Forum: OT - General 10 February 2020, 14:14
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By gimbal
... but why in OT-gaming?

... but why in OT-gaming?
Forum: OT - Entertainment 10 February 2020, 14:13
Replies: 50
Views: 2,835
Posted By gimbal
lol :) That was my opening suggestion. Good to...

lol :) That was my opening suggestion. Good to see I'm not the only one that has some fondness for that song. It's really the first song I can actively remember that I registered it as a piece of...
Forum: OT - Gaming 10 February 2020, 11:28
Replies: 951
Views: 136,778
Posted By gimbal
Nice! KCD is the type of game that I don't...

Nice! KCD is the type of game that I don't actually buy, since I have a gut feeling that it'll mostly annoy me. Something I learned about myself recently is that I just can't stomach hardcore RPG...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 February 2020, 11:20
Replies: 47
Views: 2,652
Posted By gimbal
Its enough nostalgia for me that I'll play it,...

Its enough nostalgia for me that I'll play it, but I tend to zone out of it when you get to those annoying maze sections. That's really not a good way to stretch out your game.
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 February 2020, 09:44
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By gimbal
Prediction: IF EA is planning on returning to...

Prediction: IF EA is planning on returning to Steam they're going to now do some ridiculous launch event where the prices will be "discounted" back to their original price.

But that's a big if.
Forum: OT - Technical 06 February 2020, 10:39
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By gimbal
What is the benefit of this plugin over using the...

What is the benefit of this plugin over using the client?
Forum: OT - General 06 February 2020, 00:17
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By gimbal
Damn, can you have a more awesome job? I don't...

Damn, can you have a more awesome job? I don't think so.
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