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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 17:11
Replies: 28
Views: 680
Posted By gimbal
Okay but all arcade games are coin munchers,...

Okay but all arcade games are coin munchers, that's their purpose in life :) If that would be an argument then all home ports are better.
Forum: OT - Gaming Yesterday, 12:44
Replies: 909
Views: 133,247
Posted By gimbal
I guess less people will have played Apposing...

I guess less people will have played Apposing Force and Blue Shift, those are worth a go for free.

Fun fact: both of those expansions were made by Gearbox of Borderlands fame, in fact the company...
Forum: OT - Technical 22 January 2020, 20:52
Replies: 10
Views: 172
Posted By gimbal
This old geezer rebellion nonsense is getting old...

This old geezer rebellion nonsense is getting old itself dude, if you don't cut it out I'm flying over to beat you with a broomstick. You buy a new computer every year, now get a tiny pc for your...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 22 January 2020, 20:39
Replies: 2,606
Views: 412,208
Posted By gimbal
The Thing (Carpenter, not the horrendous prequel...

The Thing (Carpenter, not the horrendous prequel done later) doesn't get to me anymore, I've seen it too many times :) The head turning into a spider is now cute and cuddly to me.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 23:24
Replies: 4,106
Views: 718,510
Posted By gimbal
IMO its the best gun in the game anyway :) The...

IMO its the best gun in the game anyway :) The rest drain the bullets too quickly, I just didn't want to bother with them too much.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 21 January 2020, 23:22
Replies: 2,606
Views: 412,208
Posted By gimbal
I detect a pattern, the next movies that you are...

I detect a pattern, the next movies that you are going to see are Stuart Little and Little Women.
Forum: OT - General 21 January 2020, 12:26
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By gimbal
I don't make it a secret that I like cooking so I...

I don't make it a secret that I like cooking so I spend quite some time working out new stuff to cook and eat. I've been exploring Indian cuisine and I'm kind of dipping into Korean stuff although...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 11:28
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By gimbal
Its a really cool list and a good read, until you...

Its a really cool list and a good read, until you get to the later years and you start to see worms, worms, worms worms worms, worms and worms. And a few other games.
Forum: OT - General 21 January 2020, 01:34
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By gimbal
Meme in 2018: an online running gag, usually an...

Meme in 2018: an online running gag, usually an image with different texts added to it for comedic effect.

Meme in 2019 and beyond: everything is a bloody meme. Words like comedy, joke, gag, humor...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 January 2020, 22:55
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By gimbal
How edgy, hating on actually good platformers.

How edgy, hating on actually good platformers.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 18 January 2020, 23:07
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By gimbal
The topic of today is: Borderlands. Gearbox may...

The topic of today is: Borderlands. Gearbox may have their evil side, but they know how to pick their music. I can listen to these all day every day.

First Aid Kit: My Silver Lining.
From: Tales...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2020, 15:39
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By gimbal
It's cute to call that "Java" but it's only a...

It's cute to call that "Java" but it's only a subset of the language, the API is completely custom by the looks of it and you won't be able to use any of the platform tools such as the debugger.
...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 17 January 2020, 15:22
Replies: 2,606
Views: 412,208
Posted By gimbal
The McDonald brothers were literally too good for...

The McDonald brothers were literally too good for this world, at least how they are depicted in the movie. Which is pretty much ironic if you see how their name is now being abused.
Forum: OT - Technical 17 January 2020, 14:18
Replies: 31
Views: 796
Posted By gimbal
Sheesh, I was not aware that Italian was so...

Sheesh, I was not aware that Italian was so exclusive that only people from Italy are allowed to read it :crying :scream
Forum: OT - Entertainment 17 January 2020, 12:56
Replies: 2,606
Views: 412,208
Posted By gimbal
I watched the Founder...

I watched the Founder (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4276820/). It's a typical movie that you just put on to pass a little time and then all of a sudden you're hooked.

So yeah, the movie about how...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 23:51
Replies: 153
Views: 4,738
Posted By gimbal
This is true, consoles were a little limited in...

This is true, consoles were a little limited in their diversity in that era.
Forum: OT - Technical 16 January 2020, 23:49
Replies: 31
Views: 796
Posted By gimbal
I am kind of wondering what kind of changes that...

I am kind of wondering what kind of changes that can be then.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 15:28
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By gimbal
I had a lot of fun with the SNES version of Putty...

I had a lot of fun with the SNES version of Putty Squad, I assume it is very similar to the Amiga version.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2020, 11:12
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By gimbal
The decency of the Amiga port is pretty heavily...

The decency of the Amiga port is pretty heavily disputed, there is a whole thread dedicated to both slamming and praising it :)

Final Fight 3 is my favourite of the bunch. Trying to port such a...
Forum: OT - Technical 15 January 2020, 18:04
Replies: 31
Views: 796
Posted By gimbal
Sometimes I go out for a walk for a couple of...

Sometimes I go out for a walk for a couple of hours to de-screen myself :) In the spring and summer the count definitely drops from 16 to around 12.

But even when I visit for example my parents, I...
Forum: OT - Technical 15 January 2020, 17:42
Replies: 31
Views: 796
Posted By gimbal
16 hours on most days. counting all screens.

16 hours on most days. counting all screens.
Forum: OT - Gaming 15 January 2020, 15:57
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By gimbal
The video where the devs comment on that speedrun...

The video where the devs comment on that speedrun is quite enjoyable, it really blows their minds that the player manages to skip like 95% of the game :)

Didn't stop me from getting it, the fact...
Forum: OT - General 14 January 2020, 11:19
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By gimbal
The subject was toxicity, not bad things...

The subject was toxicity, not bad things happening.
Forum: OT - Gaming 13 January 2020, 22:35
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By gimbal
So, I learn two things from this. 1) Steam...

So, I learn two things from this.

1) Steam really does not work as a sales platform.
2) Demos are still a good idea

Demos are a fuss if you have to install them though, Valve needs to get on...
Forum: OT - General 13 January 2020, 12:56
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By gimbal
I'm not sure if Facebook wins that award, Reddit...

I'm not sure if Facebook wins that award, Reddit is really, really, really, really high up there.

But at the end of the day it's people that are to blame, not websites. I can't really blame social...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 January 2020, 12:03
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By gimbal
I had to think about it for a long time. I have...

I had to think about it for a long time. I have different answers for different mediums.

In-game: It's got to be the L1-1 track, the title of which escapes me. It's iconic to me, the first track...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 January 2020, 11:54
Replies: 53
Views: 2,597
Posted By gimbal
It is an obvious copy, but it's hardly a cheap...

It is an obvious copy, but it's hardly a cheap one. It plays quite well.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2020, 11:52
Replies: 227
Views: 21,039
Posted By gimbal
Wish I could actually buy it somewhere :/ Seems...

Wish I could actually buy it somewhere :/ Seems it was on Steam but it was taken out of the catalogue.
Forum: OT - General 11 January 2020, 21:50
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By gimbal
Too carby for me, I'd only eat it for lunch when...

Too carby for me, I'd only eat it for lunch when on vacation in an Asian country. Definitely not in some knock off place in the Netherlands that won't put the same amount of effort into the broth.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 January 2020, 21:40
Replies: 21
Views: 857
Posted By gimbal
What is it with ninja games and horrendous...

What is it with ninja games and horrendous jumping sections? The ones in the Last Ninja games where you have to cross water by jumping logs, lilies or rocks... my nightmare.
Forum: OT - Gaming 11 January 2020, 21:37
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By gimbal
Procedural generation was only used for Arena and...

Procedural generation was only used for Arena and Daggerfall, the rest is crafted by hand. And that's really painfully obvious when you play the games, the dungeons and caves are small and linear and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 17:10
Replies: 21
Views: 857
Posted By gimbal
I remember throwing a lot in this game, pretty...

I remember throwing a lot in this game, pretty much a "one move is stronger than others" fighter. The video shows very similar tactics.

A bit boring game, but I love the acrobatics. You get to be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2020, 14:56
Replies: 196
Views: 38,483
Posted By gimbal
It looks really cool. I do get the idea that the...

It looks really cool. I do get the idea that the person who recorded that video has played the game a few thousand times already ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 14:16
Replies: 26
Views: 643
Posted By gimbal
I'm partial to Chuck Rock 2's use and display of...

I'm partial to Chuck Rock 2's use and display of water.
Forum: OT - Gaming 10 January 2020, 14:11
Replies: 909
Views: 133,247
Posted By gimbal
I think Anubis is nearing completion of his...

I think Anubis is nearing completion of his transition into an advertisement bot.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 January 2020, 18:12
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By gimbal
"Just the ones you want to play" is pretty much...

"Just the ones you want to play" is pretty much the definition of "cherry picking" friendo :)
Forum: OT - Entertainment 09 January 2020, 17:07
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By gimbal
I'm in full nostalgia mode lately, I keep...

I'm in full nostalgia mode lately, I keep remembering more and more stuff I had completely forgotten about.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yz81vwHWZSU

Puppet Master, a collaboration between...
Forum: OT - General 09 January 2020, 15:36
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By gimbal
I wish I could, but my old amigo (yes, mine was...

I wish I could, but my old amigo (yes, mine was male) was trashed 20 years ago and I have no space to put one myself :(

And I am completely useless at maintaining old hardware so whatever I buy...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 14:52
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By gimbal
Earthworm Jim certainly fits the platform,...

Earthworm Jim certainly fits the platform, surreal games just have a natural home on the Amiga.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 12:25
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By gimbal
Toki. I bought the HD version recently and had a...

Toki. I bought the HD version recently and had a go... when I died to the first boss for the third time in one hit and had to start the boss fight over from the beginning, the fiery flames of hell...
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