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Forum: project.EAB 15 October 2019, 16:34
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By gimbal
Yup, good idea. Does it need to be specific about...

Yup, good idea. Does it need to be specific about graphics though? I think we all have a general interest in any kind of artsy thing that people produce, be it graphics, music, Amiga-related...
Forum: OT - General 15 October 2019, 16:23
Replies: 24
Views: 373
Posted By gimbal
Yes yes, modern day software development concerns...

Yes yes, modern day software development concerns itself with development ease rather than storage space. Bolt on any library and framework readily available to not have to roll your own solutions...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 15 October 2019, 12:54
Replies: 82
Views: 4,901
Posted By gimbal
Yep, 70 more episodes baby.

Yep, 70 more episodes baby.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 October 2019, 11:42
Replies: 65
Views: 2,254
Posted By gimbal
But it did! Just not very well :) Still, I...

But it did!

Just not very well :) Still, I prefer Zool 2 to Sonic, there is only so much speed that I like in a platformer.
Forum: OT - General 15 October 2019, 11:41
Replies: 96
Views: 24,394
Posted By gimbal
Cats are sensitive to particular smells,...

Cats are sensitive to particular smells, especially cardboard and such. It may be that an Amiga excretes something that your cat finds comforting. Heck, it may just be because the thing smells of you.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 15 October 2019, 11:19
Replies: 82
Views: 4,901
Posted By gimbal
I stumbled into this weird asian short series...

I stumbled into this weird asian short series called Smoking (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8758778/).

It's... not for the squeamish. If I'd have to sum it up I'd say - imagine Dexter and add Ichi...
Forum: OT - General 15 October 2019, 09:57
Replies: 24
Views: 373
Posted By gimbal
Dead Island Definitive edition (coop with my...

Dead Island Definitive edition (coop with my partner mostly)

Any of the Borderlands games before Borderlands 3 (again mostly coop with my partner nowadays)

Factorio on and off

Civilization 6...
Forum: OT - General 14 October 2019, 23:47
Replies: 42
Views: 2,102
Posted By gimbal
Now that you say, that is an odd choice of color.

Now that you say, that is an odd choice of color.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 October 2019, 20:44
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By gimbal
Life would be mostly a barrel of laughs until it...

Life would be mostly a barrel of laughs until it happens to you :)
Forum: OT - Technical 14 October 2019, 20:42
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By gimbal
It's really cool tech, nice tech demo for VNC....

It's really cool tech, nice tech demo for VNC. But you don't get to instantly boot a distro, you get put in a queue and after it becomes your turn it can take a couple minutes to really boot into...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 October 2019, 20:21
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By gimbal
Looks nice but I'm going to give it a pass, games...

Looks nice but I'm going to give it a pass, games that have so much going on that the action is constantly obscured by miasmas of color start to annoy me too quickly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 October 2019, 16:31
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
Posted By gimbal
Mm I judge adventure games by their story and...

Mm I judge adventure games by their story and puzzles, not so much the quality of their music.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 October 2019, 15:56
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By gimbal
Wait what? There was an Amiga game in which you...

Wait what? There was an Amiga game in which you could cover yourself in poo?

Take that Nintendo!
Forum: OT - Gaming 14 October 2019, 15:54
Replies: 61
Views: 3,016
Posted By gimbal
I still have to start :) So many games to still...

I still have to start :) So many games to still play...
Forum: OT - General 14 October 2019, 15:52
Replies: 42
Views: 2,102
Posted By gimbal
You don't want to put that much power in my...

You don't want to put that much power in my hands, I cannot be trusted.
Forum: OT - General 14 October 2019, 14:19
Replies: 42
Views: 2,102
Posted By gimbal
Damn, every time I read the title I get another...

Damn, every time I read the title I get another shock. Can we put it out of it's misery now?
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2019, 13:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By gimbal
Loved the game even with only one button. Didn't...

Loved the game even with only one button. Didn't love the loading times very much but you know - an A500 has limitations :)
Forum: OT - Technical 11 October 2019, 23:24
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By gimbal
The one and only! ...

The one and only!

https://kotlinlang.org/docs/reference/using-maven.html
Forum: OT - Technical 11 October 2019, 17:08
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By gimbal
It compiles to Java byte code yes. This makes it...

It compiles to Java byte code yes. This makes it so you can have mixed Kotlin and Java code in your code base and use any Java library you need. It all compiles down to the same binary classes.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2019, 16:59
Replies: 65
Views: 2,254
Posted By gimbal
Yep. It's a problem of budget too, modern games...

Yep. It's a problem of budget too, modern games are so ridiculously expensive that there are forced limitations on what will be implemented in them. No glorious story driven quests that take you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 October 2019, 10:47
Replies: 315
Views: 30,034
Posted By gimbal
Cool quiz! Let me see if I can get above 15 :) ...

Cool quiz! Let me see if I can get above 15 :)

#13 surprises me though... you can just type the text into google. Is it a zombie joke because it is a ... nobrainer!?
Forum: OT - Technical 11 October 2019, 10:41
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By gimbal
Take care with any books from Packt publishing....

Take care with any books from Packt publishing. Often they're thrown out for dirt cheap but it's basically a self-publishing kind of deal so a lot of the books that pass through it are really broken....
Forum: OT - Entertainment 11 October 2019, 00:17
Replies: 2,552
Views: 398,617
Posted By gimbal
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse...

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4633694/).

I was kind of ignoring this one because it didn't look too appealing to me. I didn't really like the animation style in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2019, 13:14
Replies: 65
Views: 2,254
Posted By gimbal
You quoted the wrong line :) Don't know...

You quoted the wrong line :)

Don't know about Civilization, the Dos version of Colonization is definitely my preferred one though. "Some simulation game", definitely Transport Tycoon Deluxe would...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 11:58
Replies: 65
Views: 2,254
Posted By gimbal
I am going to filter out games with technical...

I am going to filter out games with technical issues like bad framerates. This is about games with bad design choices.

Crack Down comes to mind. It was one of the favourites because 2 player coop...
Forum: OT - General 08 October 2019, 23:03
Replies: 21
Views: 621
Posted By gimbal
You've been around the block Double D, remember...

You've been around the block Double D, remember that one time many moons ago when TCD was flat-out called a Nazi because he was doing moderator stuff? Now that was offensive. But he took it like a...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 08 October 2019, 22:22
Replies: 2,552
Views: 398,617
Posted By gimbal
"Joker" is not in any way part of the DC shared...

"Joker" is not in any way part of the DC shared universe, I'll spoil that much. I hope Leto will still be allowed to do something with his version of the joker, because I quite liked the 3 minutes he...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 08 October 2019, 13:34
Replies: 2,552
Views: 398,617
Posted By gimbal
And he can do that on the spot when giving an...

And he can do that on the spot when giving an interview too.

The trouble with that list of characters is that you start to see them in other movies :) I mean his character in IT Chapter 2...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2019, 11:54
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By gimbal
AfterBurner is clearly the winner. This...

AfterBurner is clearly the winner.

This picture is making me feel retroactive jealousy. What a game corner.
Forum: OT - General 07 October 2019, 17:25
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By gimbal
Bob Ross drives me crazy. He manages to paint...

Bob Ross drives me crazy. He manages to paint beautiful backdrops, really stunning work. At some point I'm like "Sold! I'll gladly hang that on my wall!"

And then he paints a giant tree in the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 October 2019, 17:20
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By gimbal
I associate the Amiga with the smell that the...

I associate the Amiga with the smell that the Amiga manual spread - the smell of old books. Because that was the only thing we had in the computer corner that really had a smell to it - plenty of old...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 07 October 2019, 17:07
Replies: 82
Views: 4,901
Posted By gimbal
Pfff, the episode with Will.I.am. The whole...

Pfff, the episode with Will.I.am. The whole discussion about the word "like"... now that's quality television.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCHLho2UYDI

And then out of nowhere she tell a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2019, 17:03
Replies: 38
Views: 1,436
Posted By gimbal
Eh, your kid sounds pretty unique though :) I...

Eh, your kid sounds pretty unique though :) I don't think 6yo me would have played Civ1 back in the day, that was more reserved for 10-12yo me.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 07 October 2019, 16:42
Replies: 82
Views: 4,901
Posted By gimbal
Yeah but Mark Wahlberg was already hammered...

Yeah but Mark Wahlberg was already hammered before the show started :) That is probably my least favorite episode, he becomes an annoying little shit when drunk.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 07 October 2019, 14:33
Replies: 82
Views: 4,901
Posted By gimbal
I love it, even if I don't see a show on tv I...

I love it, even if I don't see a show on tv I generally see one or two clips on Youtube in a day. I can probably post a top-100 favourite moments list. When a guest is not particularly interesting...
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 October 2019, 10:38
Replies: 59
Views: 3,366
Posted By gimbal
Agree with most of that, but you can play single...

Agree with most of that, but you can play single player games offline in Steam once installed.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 06 October 2019, 19:41
Replies: 2,552
Views: 398,617
Posted By gimbal
Joker (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7286456/). ...

Joker (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7286456/).

Now this is what I'm talking about. Quality film making is still alive and making a comeback. As per usual I went to see this movie in the morning,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2019, 23:25
Replies: 6,085
Views: 1,049,671
Posted By gimbal
I got myself a Sega Megadrive mini (or Sega...

I got myself a Sega Megadrive mini (or Sega Genesis Mini depending on where you live)...

It's an impressive package with a really quality lineup of games, most of the ones you would want on there....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 October 2019, 22:19
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By gimbal
I don't really know why the conversations or the...

I don't really know why the conversations or the popularity would be different than other parts of Europe just because the name happens to be a known word... The Amiga was everyone's friend,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 October 2019, 23:34
Replies: 315
Views: 30,034
Posted By gimbal
Day of the Tentacle! Duuuuuh. Sometimes I forget...

Day of the Tentacle! Duuuuuh. Sometimes I forget that game exists.
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