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Forum: OT - Entertainment Yesterday, 18:41
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Posted By gimbal
Blazing Saddles is top-tier entertainment. I dare...

Blazing Saddles is top-tier entertainment. I dare say it is even funnier than Spaceballs. One of my favorite scenes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkVl1zfM_G4


I watched... the Lion King...
Forum: OT - General 28 October 2020, 01:14
Replies: 63
Views: 5,949
Posted By gimbal
Just the standard adblock. I'm old fashioned like...

Just the standard adblock. I'm old fashioned like that.
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 October 2020, 01:10
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By gimbal
Sounds like you booted the virtual Amiga without...

Sounds like you booted the virtual Amiga without a bootable disc inserted, so it is waiting for you to do that just like a real Amiga would.
Forum: OT - Gaming 28 October 2020, 00:54
Replies: 97
Views: 12,082
Posted By gimbal
Ah that Anubis, even when he's playing games he's...

Ah that Anubis, even when he's playing games he's actually working.
Forum: OT - General 27 October 2020, 15:30
Replies: 63
Views: 5,949
Posted By gimbal
A tool is only as good for as long as it stays...

A tool is only as good for as long as it stays with its original owners.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 27 October 2020, 15:22
Replies: 2,723
Views: 453,833
Posted By gimbal
I like the sequel a little more since Christina...

I like the sequel a little more since Christina Ricci was a little more grown up and really owns the role at that point, but both are just legendary movies that I can rewatch forever.

Speaking of...
Forum: OT - Gaming 27 October 2020, 00:41
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By gimbal
I finished it once... and it's a game where you...

I finished it once... and it's a game where you have to pause combat frequently because party tactics so it's exactly the kind of RPG I normally stay far away from. It's got good bones, interesting...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2020, 17:32
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By gimbal
Interesting question actually. How did composers...

Interesting question actually. How did composers in those days get their samples?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 October 2020, 13:35
Replies: 703
Views: 71,450
Posted By gimbal
I take back my comment about this being easier, I...

I take back my comment about this being easier, I had to clock it in with quite some holes.

What will forever baffle me is that I just couldn't find #19. I mean you can clearly see what type of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 October 2020, 12:20
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By gimbal
And what is this game "Apydia" that they have on...

And what is this game "Apydia" that they have on the coverdisk.
Forum: OT - Gaming 26 October 2020, 12:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By gimbal
That game has problems though. Like "Computers...

That game has problems though. Like "Computers that can run Crysis Remastered can't run Serious Sam 4" problems. If you've never played a Serious Sam game, do play them in order. The best ones are...
Forum: News 26 October 2020, 00:48
Replies: 196
Views: 38,082
Posted By gimbal
Popular LAN game, but Unreal kind of overshadowed...

Popular LAN game, but Unreal kind of overshadowed it.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 23 October 2020, 18:11
Replies: 2,723
Views: 453,833
Posted By gimbal
I don't think it's wise to discuss Trump stuff,...

I don't think it's wise to discuss Trump stuff, it only takes a trigger word to cause people to break the no politics rule.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 23 October 2020, 16:37
Replies: 2,723
Views: 453,833
Posted By gimbal
It's a privilege AND a right.

It's a privilege AND a right.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2020, 16:35
Replies: 703
Views: 71,450
Posted By gimbal
The act of a childish cockroach. Shameful.

The act of a childish cockroach. Shameful.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 22 October 2020, 11:57
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By gimbal
It's the lot of all horror franchises. If you...

It's the lot of all horror franchises. If you thought that Hellraiser: Hell World was bad (and it is... so bad)... stay far away from Hellraiser: Revelations and Hellraiser: Judgement. The urine...
Forum: OT - Gaming 21 October 2020, 15:44
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,963
Posted By gimbal
I got tricked by the English language. I'm filing...

I got tricked by the English language. I'm filing a complaint.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 21 October 2020, 14:02
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By gimbal
But why now? It's been going on for eons. How...

But why now? It's been going on for eons. How many friggin' Robin Hood movies are there now :) If the source material is rich, movies and TV shows about it are welcome.

What makes it problematic...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 21 October 2020, 12:23
Replies: 138
Views: 19,110
Posted By gimbal
I like foodie programs, they often give me ideas...

I like foodie programs, they often give me ideas of things to try. While having lunch one day and not knowing what to put on as a distraction, I picked Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 October 2020, 12:06
Replies: 90
Views: 3,407
Posted By gimbal
I hear you. It's also a question of comfort, I...

I hear you. It's also a question of comfort, I already spend so much time just sitting behind a PC especially now in these Corona times and working from home that I don't really want to be doing...
Forum: OT - Gaming 21 October 2020, 11:50
Replies: 1,054
Views: 178,963
Posted By gimbal
You mean you "backed up" C&C to diskettes? I can...

You mean you "backed up" C&C to diskettes? I can scarcely believe it ever released that way, unless it was a version without FMVs and music.
Forum: OT - Technical 20 October 2020, 18:06
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By gimbal
An iPhone is jewelry first, a tool second. It'll...

An iPhone is jewelry first, a tool second. It'll sell like hotcakes no matter what Apple does with it.

I want to see a social experiment where the eye phone from Futurama becomes a thing, see how...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 October 2020, 17:04
Replies: 83
Views: 3,320
Posted By gimbal
Lucasarts was one of those rare examples of a...

Lucasarts was one of those rare examples of a company filled with people that saw the limitations of the PC platform and just didn't accept it for what it was; instead they developed iMuse to turn...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 20 October 2020, 16:34
Replies: 2,723
Views: 453,833
Posted By gimbal
Never say never, Marvel phase 4 is all about...

Never say never, Marvel phase 4 is all about multiverses and that means: no restrictions. It doesn't matter who's dead, who's alive or who was asking too much money 10 years ago.

Which sucks...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2020, 12:43
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By gimbal
I hope that encounter with the two dogs gets...

I hope that encounter with the two dogs gets reworked a little, that looks like an aggravation simulator with really cheap unavoidable attacks.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2020, 12:30
Replies: 83
Views: 3,320
Posted By gimbal
Yeah the story was enhanced with details a little...

Yeah the story was enhanced with details a little along the way... it'd have been better if those details were edited into the first post.
Forum: OT - General 19 October 2020, 11:29
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By gimbal
Pfff, it doesn't even whip the llama's ass.

Pfff, it doesn't even whip the llama's ass.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2020, 11:26
Replies: 87
Views: 4,901
Posted By gimbal
I have no nostalgia for CGA/EGA graphics and loud...

I have no nostalgia for CGA/EGA graphics and loud PC speaker noise. A mini 486DX266 however that supports both Soundblaster and Roland output... That is a peak DOS-era gaming machine.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 19 October 2020, 11:11
Replies: 2,723
Views: 453,833
Posted By gimbal
I'm getting fiber optics internet this Friday...

I'm getting fiber optics internet this Friday (FINALLY) and I'm getting an internet only subscription, replacing the TV part of the subscription with Disney+ (for now). I'm sure I will be re-watching...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2020, 11:04
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By gimbal
Hard to say. The game would only appeal to a...

Hard to say. The game would only appeal to a subset of players that had the hardware to run it, and of that subset only a subset of people who like RPGs, and of that subset only a subset of people...
Forum: OT - Gaming 19 October 2020, 10:49
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By gimbal
Yep. The projects which will never end because...

Yep. The projects which will never end because they're just too darned big. What they've achieved is darned impressive though.

But IMO this is another one of those examples where rather than...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 16 October 2020, 18:40
Replies: 138
Views: 19,110
Posted By gimbal
I think it's just Hollywood that tries to pretend...

I think it's just Hollywood that tries to pretend alcohol and smoking is still considered classy. In Boardwalk Empire that would make historical sense though.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2020, 18:29
Replies: 83
Views: 3,320
Posted By gimbal
Won't be able to play either on a deserted island...

Won't be able to play either on a deserted island because no power, so I'll pick the 386 as decoration. An Amiga would be a waste to let it deteriorate in such an environment.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 16 October 2020, 18:06
Replies: 2,723
Views: 453,833
Posted By gimbal
Two Guns (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1272878/)....

Two Guns (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1272878/). A nice buddy-cop movie. I'm not going to say that it is hilarious, but the movie had me laughing a couple of times. Denzel and Wahlberg actually have...
Forum: OT - Gaming 16 October 2020, 17:08
Replies: 32
Views: 1,270
Posted By gimbal
Seems like Sony wants to minimise manual...

Seems like Sony wants to minimise manual tinkering with the hardware and software, so if the internal SSD breaks you'll have to send it in for repairs rather than fix it yourself.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2020, 19:05
Replies: 205
Views: 11,709
Posted By gimbal
Ha ha :) Almost like it's emulated!

Ha ha :) Almost like it's emulated!
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2020, 11:49
Replies: 87
Views: 4,901
Posted By gimbal
No, because as I said, nothing has been announced...

No, because as I said, nothing has been announced yet.
Forum: OT - General 13 October 2020, 11:45
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By gimbal
Well since you didn't know that basic feature......

Well since you didn't know that basic feature... Are you aware you can create your own (private or shared by link) playlists? Very useful feature, I use it to collect recipe videos for example.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2020, 00:57
Replies: 87
Views: 4,901
Posted By gimbal
I see that people are already crapping on it...

I see that people are already crapping on it before it is even officially announced. Off to a good start.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 October 2020, 14:56
Replies: 90
Views: 3,407
Posted By gimbal
Looks good, I assume that right stick does not...

Looks good, I assume that right stick does not bother when you are using the action buttons because it is sunk in deep enough. I have been eying devices like this to replace my rather pointless 3DS,...
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