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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 December 2009, 02:52
Replies: 188
Views: 25,911
Posted By Mungo
I liked the game where my physical power leaked...

I liked the game where my physical power leaked out of my knee and formed a whirlpool around my waistband. My soul became an iron as I flattened the clothes of Jehova.

The leaderboard quivered in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 December 2009, 23:34
Replies: 28
Views: 5,770
Posted By Mungo
Hey, no worries. I'm chilled. I think we'll just...

Hey, no worries. I'm chilled. I think we'll just need to 'agree to disagree' on this one. :)

As a last comment, I can't think that Cougar was ever trying to pass the work off as his own. Anyone...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 December 2009, 02:48
Replies: 28
Views: 5,770
Posted By Mungo
So, what's your point here? You want the...

So, what's your point here? You want the equivalent of a Monet or Rembrandt when you boot up a demo?

You copy the work of others in your Flashtros. I don't really think you're in a good position...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 December 2009, 18:06
Replies: 28
Views: 5,770
Posted By Mungo
I think RWO was around a little after my time....

I think RWO was around a little after my time. Looking at the evidence above, 'controversial' is definitely the right word.... I certainly remember that Seen didn't have much respect left for Kefrens...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 December 2009, 12:25
Replies: 28
Views: 5,770
Posted By Mungo
Have you tried the same test with the Cougar pics?

Have you tried the same test with the Cougar pics?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 December 2009, 00:50
Replies: 28
Views: 5,770
Posted By Mungo
If only it were that easy. Don't forget that...

If only it were that easy.

Don't forget that scanners in those days were pretty awful things. Flat bed scanners were very, very expensive and those hand-held ones that you had to roll over your...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 December 2009, 11:36
Replies: 28
Views: 5,770
Posted By Mungo
Roll eyes (sarcastic) If you think these are scans, you are very...

If you think these are scans, you are very mistaken.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 December 2009, 23:35
Replies: 28
Views: 5,770
Posted By Mungo
No worse for being 'renditions'. It takes a...

No worse for being 'renditions'.

It takes a stunning, stunning, amount of talent to come out with graphics that good. Regardless of the source of the original material.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 November 2009, 01:15
Replies: 210
Views: 28,767
Posted By Mungo
Blimey, not checked back on this thread in a...

Blimey, not checked back on this thread in a while.

@MrFluffy: Yes, TIW could 'divide opinion' somewhat :) I think he enjoyed that, to be honest.

@Count Zero: Jamie, drop me a PM. I've found...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2009, 01:00
Replies: 485
Views: 117,078
Posted By Mungo
They certainly were. Cosy was a one-man...

They certainly were. Cosy was a one-man distribution centre. I often wonder how much of his time was spent flipping disks. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 28 November 2009, 14:23
Replies: 15
Views: 2,394
Posted By Mungo
There was an immediacy about the Dpaint interface...

There was an immediacy about the Dpaint interface that no other graphics package has matched since. And the colour management was genius.

Mind you, modern packages have to deal with a damn site...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 November 2009, 22:35
Replies: 60
Views: 5,406
Posted By Mungo
Parasite of LSD.

Parasite of LSD.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 November 2009, 01:25
Replies: 15
Views: 2,394
Posted By Mungo
I feel so nostalgic for Deluxe Paint right now. ...

I feel so nostalgic for Deluxe Paint right now.

Photoshop is all well and good, but it's just not the same.....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2009, 03:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mungo
About 4 seconds. But I didn't throw it very high.

About 4 seconds. But I didn't throw it very high.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2009, 02:57
Replies: 52
Views: 3,657
Posted By Mungo
I used to drunkenly scream binary into the floppy...

I used to drunkenly scream binary into the floppy drive slot until the latest 0 day warez came up.

Forget 14.4s, all I needed was scrumpy.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2009, 22:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,920
Posted By Mungo
Seconded. It's great that someone likes the old...

Seconded. It's great that someone likes the old intros enough to keep the flame alight.

Anyone who has one of their productions remade in this way should treat it as a huge compliment.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2009, 22:03
Replies: 81
Views: 9,697
Posted By Mungo
Yeah, Mark was/is a prolific talent. He made far...

Yeah, Mark was/is a prolific talent. He made far more tunes than we could ever have hoped to use in demos. Hence Sploosh!

Glad you enjoyed it.

Mark is still very active in the music scene....
Forum: Amiga scene 01 September 2009, 21:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By Mungo
Who in their right mind would tape the Chart...

Who in their right mind would tape the Chart Show, actually keep it for that amount of time and then bother to encode and publish it?

We're dealing with a sinister mind there....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 September 2009, 21:33
Replies: 103
Views: 15,563
Posted By Mungo
That pic is so wrong in so many ways, Maren. :)

That pic is so wrong in so many ways, Maren. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 31 August 2009, 23:27
Replies: 58
Views: 5,784
Posted By Mungo
Agree about Windows. There are some impressive...

Agree about Windows. There are some impressive demos out there, but they tend to be very design led. And, as you say, forget hitting the hardware directly.

The Pandora looks very impressive...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 August 2009, 02:36
Replies: 58
Views: 5,784
Posted By Mungo
Got to admit that I've been tentatively putting...

Got to admit that I've been tentatively putting something together for a little while now. Not Amiga though - Why stick to the old technology when there's new hardware to explore? Flames to the usual...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 September 2008, 20:39
Replies: 5
Views: 3,229
Posted By Mungo
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 2? FFS :)

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 2? FFS :)
Forum: Amiga scene 28 September 2008, 20:37
Replies: 18
Views: 3,967
Posted By Mungo
Our 'EggFlip' intro had a glenz within a glenz. I...

Our 'EggFlip' intro had a glenz within a glenz. I remember thinking that was quite nifty at the time. But, as usual, I'm probably biased. ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 25 August 2008, 20:40
Replies: 601
Views: 81,949
Posted By Mungo
Doom. It was the game that, arguably,...

Doom.

It was the game that, arguably, killed the miggy. Well, that and Commodore's utter incompetence.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2008, 01:39
Replies: 210
Views: 28,767
Posted By Mungo
That's just brought back the memory of watching...

That's just brought back the memory of watching him with his faced all-but squeezed against the monitor while he was downloading from the boards.



I remember that one quite fondly. Looked...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 April 2008, 01:44
Replies: 12
Views: 2,163
Posted By Mungo
Why bother? It's shit on every platform....

Why bother?

It's shit on every platform. Why port a turd?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 April 2008, 01:39
Replies: 83
Views: 8,309
Posted By Mungo
I wrapped myself in clingfilm and went to the...

I wrapped myself in clingfilm and went to the cinema to watch 'Everything In a Tub'. Starring Celine Dion as a #ee4455 pixel.

Of course, it couldn't last. There were tears as I was led away by the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 April 2008, 01:30
Replies: 72
Views: 14,224
Posted By Mungo
What group was this board associated with? ...

What group was this board associated with?

I had a look and registered, but I really don't remember it from 'back in the day'.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2008, 00:57
Replies: 210
Views: 28,767
Posted By Mungo
Tantalus was a great guy. Are you still in...

Tantalus was a great guy. Are you still in contact with him?

I used to love really long letters from my Euro contacts.

Don't know about modem trading destroying the friendship. I met some...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 March 2008, 12:16
Replies: 277
Views: 36,781
Posted By Mungo
Any platformer that required pixel-perfect...

Any platformer that required pixel-perfect accuracy all of the time.

Most frustrating one I ever played was Nebulus. Just remembering it makes me seethe.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 November 2007, 01:27
Replies: 23
Views: 2,663
Posted By Mungo
Fantastic demo. :D

Fantastic demo. :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 May 2007, 10:58
Replies: 144
Views: 16,545
Posted By Mungo
I used to burn down the homes of the elderly.....

I used to burn down the homes of the elderly.. Oh, wait.. X-Copy. Yes, X-Copy.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 May 2007, 04:42
Replies: 113
Views: 15,361
Posted By Mungo
And our very own Eggflip intro. A GlenzVector...

And our very own Eggflip intro. A GlenzVector within a Glenzvector ffs. With a classic TDK mod to boot.

Retaliator was (probably is) such a good and underrated coder.

Am drunk. Please forgive...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 May 2007, 04:27
Replies: 113
Views: 15,361
Posted By Mungo
How could I forget 'Interference' by Sanity? A...

How could I forget 'Interference' by Sanity? A classic demo.

@Keops - Superb. Love your Java 3D engine too.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 May 2007, 13:38
Replies: 113
Views: 15,361
Posted By Mungo
Oh, and Phantasmagoria by Anarchy. You just can't...

Oh, and Phantasmagoria by Anarchy. You just can't over estimate how important this demo was to the UK scene.

Coming at a time when a lot of groups in the UK were still mucking about with bobs,...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2007, 14:51
Replies: 103
Views: 6,878
Posted By Mungo
No worries, I always liked long letters :) ...

No worries, I always liked long letters :)

The UK wasn't unique in having scene wars: Angels vs Paradox, Quartex vs Paranoimia (Pretty global one if I recall), Zelnik vs just about everyone.......
Forum: Amiga scene 02 May 2007, 15:06
Replies: 103
Views: 6,878
Posted By Mungo
The 3M scotch tape always used to be best for...

The 3M scotch tape always used to be best for that. The matt finish wasn't as visible. ;)

But Royal Mail certainly did get wise to it. They started slapping huge warning notices on my parcels,...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 May 2007, 14:49
Replies: 103
Views: 6,878
Posted By Mungo
Hi Birdy! I think we used to be contacts. I...

Hi Birdy! I think we used to be contacts. I recall more than one conversation discussing the wonderful music of New Order. Shame about the last album.....

The stuff people are doing with the PC...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 April 2007, 11:50
Replies: 113
Views: 15,361
Posted By Mungo
My all time fave would have to be Mental...

My all time fave would have to be Mental Hangover. I just remember being so impressed when I first saw it. Jaw dropping.

Also Wild Copper and the RSI megademo. They were both excellent.

I also...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2007, 11:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,228
Posted By Mungo
Very nice. Pretty authentic too. Right down to it...

Very nice. Pretty authentic too. Right down to it crashing my browser.

Ah, the memories :)
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