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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 21:19
Replies: 76
Views: 3,761
Posted By SquawkBox
Warlords series (yup, PC follow up to the...

Warlords series (yup, PC follow up to the accessible Amiga turn-based strategy game released in 1990) received the GoG treatment in November 2019. Apparently, Age Of Wonders...
Forum: OT - General Yesterday, 13:17
Replies: 149
Views: 9,042
Posted By SquawkBox
Personally, I don't buy that "Windows as a...

Personally, I don't buy that "Windows as a service" motto from M$. That's why I don't see upgrading my 1809 "Tunisian Edition" as an utmost priority. Tbh, it works just fine but happens to be slow...
Forum: OT - Entertainment Yesterday, 04:16
Replies: 92
Views: 4,763
Posted By SquawkBox
This one is dedicated to E-Penguin & to his...

This one is dedicated to E-Penguin & to his teammates
(Get Ready for) Launch, the - DJ Jean (1999)

https://youtu.be/Mu0cE9RgK5M
Forum: OT - General 07 April 2020, 20:38
Replies: 149
Views: 9,042
Posted By SquawkBox
In all honesty Anubis dude, I'd rather watch...

In all honesty Anubis dude, I'd rather watch paint dry than be using virtualized Windows 3.1, even for the simple matter of loading / playing old games. Lately, I've been installing PC versions of...
Forum: OT - General 07 April 2020, 13:50
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By SquawkBox
You mean Space or Life ? Btw, Procidis prod. made...

You mean Space or Life ? Btw, Procidis prod. made a few others, there were six series during the classic period overall :

Il était une fois... l'homme -Man (1978)
Il était une fois... l'espace...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 06 April 2020, 14:02
Replies: 2,654
Views: 423,035
Posted By SquawkBox
If you like that kind of film, maybe you will...

If you like that kind of film, maybe you will enjoy watching Andrew Bergman's The Freshman (1990). Film features Marlon Brando & Matthew Broderick on top of their game.
...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 06 April 2020, 13:46
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By SquawkBox
Le Repas des Fauves aka Champagne for Savages...

Le Repas des Fauves aka Champagne for Savages (1964), directed by Christian-Jaque.
Forum: OT - General 06 April 2020, 12:31
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By SquawkBox
Does anyone remember this French communicating...

Does anyone remember this French communicating science anime from 1986, Il était une fois... la vie or l'espace (1981) aka Hello Maestro!, Once upon a time... life or space ? A few facts : It has...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 06 April 2020, 12:10
Replies: 58
Views: 4,028
Posted By SquawkBox
Political World - Bob Dylan (1989) skipping...

Political World - Bob Dylan (1989) skipping politics is futile ;)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg29g6D0sPs
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 April 2020, 20:53
Replies: 76
Views: 3,761
Posted By SquawkBox
Seven Kingdoms ~ Ancient Adversaries...

Seven Kingdoms ~ Ancient Adversaries (https://store.steampowered.com/app/450140/Seven_Kingdoms_Ancient_Adversaries/) aka 7KAA seems like a welcomed overhaul of Age Of Empires II worn out game...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 April 2020, 18:38
Replies: 76
Views: 3,761
Posted By SquawkBox
This thread...

This thread (https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=71977) spanning over half a year from Dec. 2013 to May 2014 bears mention of quite a few complex games, among which the aptly titled Incubation ~...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 03 April 2020, 22:48
Replies: 58
Views: 4,028
Posted By SquawkBox
Saddle Up - David Christie (1982) probably, one...

Saddle Up - David Christie (1982) probably, one of the most 70'sish of all early 80's disco songs


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDbEXC0Zedg
Forum: OT - General 03 April 2020, 21:54
Replies: 24
Views: 1,740
Posted By SquawkBox
Robert Rich & Steve Roach - Mica (1990)...

Robert Rich & Steve Roach - Mica (1990) remarkable arrangements in this restrained yet untranquil percussion driven instrumental, me thinks


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5fwh_ekdis
Forum: OT - Entertainment 03 April 2020, 13:22
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By SquawkBox
Nothing wrong with sultry blondes mate, but...

Nothing wrong with sultry blondes mate, but surely, you ought to know the chorus from Lio's song : "Brunettes are not third wheels!". Raquel Welch anyone :bowdown ? She had a role in science fiction...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 April 2020, 12:42
Replies: 76
Views: 3,761
Posted By SquawkBox
Well, here is a little something for you then :...

Well, here is a little something for you then : An online resource for Civ3, namely a recreation of the Civilopedia as a web site, so that Civ fans can check it while playing (alt+tab, or on other...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 April 2020, 12:10
Replies: 76
Views: 3,761
Posted By SquawkBox
What's that supposed to mean, if I may ask ?

What's that supposed to mean, if I may ask ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 April 2020, 21:25
Replies: 76
Views: 3,761
Posted By SquawkBox
Tower Assault allows hero to fire while going...

Tower Assault allows hero to fire while going backwards, which may help according to peeps. It bears a reworked slave by Psygore, though I must admit I have no idea what the cheat codes actually do...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 02 April 2020, 18:58
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By SquawkBox
A fine piece of 80's anime called les Mondes...

A fine piece of 80's anime called les Mondes Engloutis / Engulfed Worlds was dubbed in English for those into French anime. This version of the show was aired on Nickelodeon, but never released on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 April 2020, 13:29
Replies: 76
Views: 3,761
Posted By SquawkBox
What about Civ2 ? I've noticed on various Civ...

What about Civ2 ? I've noticed on various Civ centred forum fans considering Civ2 has the edge, even over Civ3.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 01 April 2020, 19:50
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By SquawkBox
Nice version AMIGASYSTEM! My turn, Shine a Light...

Nice version AMIGASYSTEM! My turn, Shine a Light (on You) - The Rolling Stones (1972)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=the7gV99YRI
Forum: OT - Technical 01 April 2020, 12:20
Replies: 38
Views: 4,047
Posted By SquawkBox
Quite a few PC users are reluctant to use native...

Quite a few PC users are reluctant to use native file transfer capabilities of Windows. Instead, they use renowned third party programs such as TeraCopy or RoboCopy (command line version was included...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 01 April 2020, 10:00
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By SquawkBox
The Prisoner series...

The Prisoner series (https://eofftvreview.wordpress.com/2019/07/29/the-prisoner-1967-1968/) (1967-68) featuring Patrick McGoohan. Silly me, how could I omit to mention this classic dystopian drama...
Forum: OT - Gaming 01 April 2020, 08:50
Replies: 46
Views: 1,843
Posted By SquawkBox
Seems like a nifty little HDMI enabled device......

Seems like a nifty little HDMI enabled device... Just between us, after their move to take down ROM sites, anything done to tease or marginalize Nintendo HQ, even indirectly, has my approval! Just...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 01 April 2020, 07:45
Replies: 111
Views: 11,297
Posted By SquawkBox
A few months ago, I thought it would be a good...

A few months ago, I thought it would be a good idea to watch nearly every episode of classic series Get Smart (https://www.tvmaze.com/shows/4340/get-smart/episodes) (1965-1970) from a fresh dvd rip....
Forum: OT - General 31 March 2020, 00:38
Replies: 237
Views: 7,281
Posted By SquawkBox
Who needs Stand-up comedy artists when you have...

Who needs Stand-up comedy artists when you have these guys ;) :laughing :


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSIrQBGfUtw
Forum: OT - Entertainment 30 March 2020, 21:29
Replies: 2,654
Views: 423,035
Posted By SquawkBox
You can't go wrong with Ranger / Marine /...

You can't go wrong with Ranger / Marine / forceful cop mindless action / exploitation movies from previous decades : Under Siege, American Ninja II ~ The Confrontation, Shaft, Robert Rodriguez's From...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 March 2020, 11:39
Replies: 76
Views: 3,761
Posted By SquawkBox
Don't mention it. In fact, I had another Bubble...

Don't mention it. In fact, I had another Bubble Bobble -like game in mind, Neo Geo's Nightmare in the Dark, never mind... What about Team 17's Alien Breed ~ Tower Assault then ?
Forum: OT - Entertainment 29 March 2020, 10:09
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By SquawkBox
Splash! (1984) features a vivacious Tom Hanks ./....

Splash! (1984) features a vivacious Tom Hanks ./. Provided their tank is large enough, I bet many of you would gladly have their Pisces replaced with one specimen of these legendary amphibian...
Forum: OT - Technical 29 March 2020, 07:00
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By SquawkBox
More like full offline reinstall on top on...

More like full offline reinstall on top on compromised OS, something Windows 7 users had been asking M$ repeatedly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 March 2020, 04:42
Replies: 76
Views: 3,761
Posted By SquawkBox
@Gordon Fair enough. Since complex strategy /...

@Gordon
Fair enough. Since complex strategy / space sim games aren't at stake anymore, at least for now, why not giving a try to unreleased Snow Bros. (http://www.lemonamiga.com/?game_id=2226)...
Forum: OT - Technical 29 March 2020, 04:25
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By SquawkBox
What about this repair method then ? ...

What about this repair method then ?

https://www.yourwindowsguide.com/2016/06/how-to-do-repair-install-using-windows.html
Forum: OT - General 29 March 2020, 01:06
Replies: 237
Views: 7,281
Posted By SquawkBox
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzx2OWw6xVA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzx2OWw6xVA


Any resemblance with real world, actual places or belligerents is purely coincidental...
Forum: OT - Technical 28 March 2020, 23:10
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By SquawkBox
https://windowsreport.com/windows-10-store-not-loa...

https://windowsreport.com/windows-10-store-not-loading/

Try these steps
(ignore the PC Repair Tool recommendation)
Forum: OT - General 28 March 2020, 15:38
Replies: 237
Views: 7,281
Posted By SquawkBox
I too posted that video, check post #194...

I too posted that video, check post #194 (https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1387717&postcount=194). Sure, he's a smart guy but I think it's somehow coincidental "prediction", not Nostradamus grade...
Forum: OT - General 28 March 2020, 02:04
Replies: 237
Views: 7,281
Posted By SquawkBox
Ah, yes thank you, while shitting one's pants...

Ah, yes thank you, while shitting one's pants express shock, surprise or to chicken out. Now, I 've got it.

In the headline news, coronavirus is sometimes called the ebola of rich countries. What...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 27 March 2020, 23:44
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By SquawkBox
A concert with no public to attend means reduced...

A concert with no public to attend means reduced risk of contagion, presumably. In 1972, Pink Floyd offered the birds and lizards of Pompeii a memorable experience at ancient Roman amphitheater. Will...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 27 March 2020, 23:24
Replies: 2,654
Views: 423,035
Posted By SquawkBox
Try to watch or rewatch the Naked Gun 2½ ~ The...

Try to watch or rewatch the Naked Gun 2½ ~ The Smell Of Fear (1991), lots of fun too.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nz1NJ3fhso0
Forum: OT - General 27 March 2020, 01:31
Replies: 237
Views: 7,281
Posted By SquawkBox
Leak or not, we shouldn't have to beg China for...

Leak or not, we shouldn't have to beg China for the equipment and machinery we are in dire need of in order to fight a deadly virus their peddlers and poachers were responsible for spreading, whether...
Forum: OT - General 27 March 2020, 00:28
Replies: 237
Views: 7,281
Posted By SquawkBox
Quite frankly, riding that mother mare the other...

Quite frankly, riding that mother mare the other way round would prove more entertaining.

I don't know the anglosaxon idiom for it, "traces de pneu" slang for "tire marks" in French means stained...
Forum: OT - General 26 March 2020, 08:55
Replies: 237
Views: 7,281
Posted By SquawkBox
As it stands, you shouldn't worry too much about...

As it stands, you shouldn't worry too much about that slightly more perceptible "surviving of the fittest" dilemma. Try to cool down a little, stay in bed while enjoying the company of the Great...
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