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Forum: OT - Technical Yesterday, 23:06
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By gimbal
Damn, I can only dream of those numbers :)

Damn, I can only dream of those numbers :)
Forum: OT - Gaming Yesterday, 22:45
Replies: 192
Views: 40,277
Posted By gimbal
Yup, same for me. I guess it was for a VERY short...

Yup, same for me. I guess it was for a VERY short time :p
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2020, 11:22
Replies: 292
Views: 44,850
Posted By gimbal
I didn't call it a "beyond insane difficulty...

I didn't call it a "beyond insane difficulty mode" for nothing. It's not for the average wimp... errr. I mean "player", it's for those gamers that want to show off their leet skills on livestreams :)...
Forum: OT - Technical 07 April 2020, 11:13
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By gimbal
I just use Audacity. You don't need to spot the...

I just use Audacity. You don't need to spot the looping point by eye, you play it and listen. Just keep an eye on the waveform while it is playing and when you hear the loop, you know roughly where...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 06 April 2020, 22:35
Replies: 2,654
Views: 423,205
Posted By gimbal
Oi, I already gave BB4L the thumbs up. You had...

Oi, I already gave BB4L the thumbs up. You had better enjoy it, or else!
Forum: OT - Entertainment 06 April 2020, 15:44
Replies: 111
Views: 11,321
Posted By gimbal
More Korean stuff, recently I've been hooked on a...

More Korean stuff, recently I've been hooked on a series called Let's Eat (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let%27s_Eat_(TV_series)) which currently sports three seasons although they treat each season...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2020, 14:23
Replies: 34
Views: 1,012
Posted By gimbal
I think the right design is to give the player...

I think the right design is to give the player the choice - with a difficulty setting. You get to keep your guns in Doom between levels, but lots of player still opt to pistol start every level...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 06 April 2020, 14:11
Replies: 2,654
Views: 423,205
Posted By gimbal
I've seen it, it was quite okay. 80's, 90's...

I've seen it, it was quite okay. 80's, 90's buddy-whatever movies are always fun. 48hrs and Another 48hrs are more favorites of mine. Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte made quite the obnoxious yet funny...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 April 2020, 14:37
Replies: 292
Views: 44,850
Posted By gimbal
I'm thinking an insane difficulty mode where...

I'm thinking an insane difficulty mode where death = game over or something :) An unlockable beyond insane difficulty mode is not uncommon nowadays.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 April 2020, 12:53
Replies: 78
Views: 3,863
Posted By gimbal
You must be playing completely different versions...

You must be playing completely different versions of Civ 5 and 6 than I am, the games absolutely do not interrupt you with such questions.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 April 2020, 10:07
Replies: 292
Views: 44,850
Posted By gimbal
There needs to be an unlockable "Last Ninja"...

There needs to be an unlockable "Last Ninja" mode.
Forum: OT - Gaming 03 April 2020, 10:04
Replies: 982
Views: 140,671
Posted By gimbal
He he, and at the same time they sell it at a 75%...

He he, and at the same time they sell it at a 75% discount in the Epic store :) Sneaky Frenchies.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 March 2020, 11:05
Replies: 4,167
Views: 742,328
Posted By gimbal
I can recommend the Monolith classic Captain Claw...

I can recommend the Monolith classic Captain Claw (or "Claw"), its a beauty of a classic PC platformer. It is also abandonware, if you google it you will find downloads for it, there is a fan site...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 31 March 2020, 10:25
Replies: 2,654
Views: 423,205
Posted By gimbal
Michael J. Fox's the Hard Way (also with a...

Michael J. Fox's the Hard Way (also with a hilarious James Woods). Often overlooked, but I love that movie. Its R-rated Lethal Weapon.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 30 March 2020, 15:07
Replies: 2,654
Views: 423,205
Posted By gimbal
I see I'm not the only one rewatching any and all...

I see I'm not the only one rewatching any and all movies :) I just have any classic movie I come across running while working from home. So far I've burned through Policy Academy (I wonder why...),...
Forum: OT - Gaming 30 March 2020, 13:43
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By gimbal
It's a bleeping game and it's a game series that...

It's a bleeping game and it's a game series that has always intended to push buttons through satire. Jeez.
Forum: OT - General 30 March 2020, 10:42
Replies: 237
Views: 7,299
Posted By gimbal
This is not a productive discussion, short...

This is not a productive discussion, short circuit it and behave like adults.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 March 2020, 12:21
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By gimbal
I ran into this coding secrets video about Mickey...

I ran into this coding secrets video about Mickey Mania which actually has a rotating tower inspired by Nebulus in it. The video shows some of the tricks to get the tower to work, quite interesting....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2020, 15:37
Replies: 4,167
Views: 742,328
Posted By gimbal
I've been playing a boatload of old PC games...

I've been playing a boatload of old PC games since GoG was having a sale where they were going out for next to nothing. Been (re)playing Legend of Kyrandia 3, X-Wing (1998 version since it works the...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2020, 11:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By gimbal
This game looks absolutely phenomenal. Too bad...

This game looks absolutely phenomenal. Too bad I'll likely not get to play it for like the next 5 years. Maybe if it goes to the PS5 or something, I might invest in one of those with a VR set. But...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2020, 09:16
Replies: 4,167
Views: 742,328
Posted By gimbal
Come on, be a little more specific when asking...

Come on, be a little more specific when asking for recommendations :( Are you asking for an Amiga platformer or will any (good) platformer do? Are you looking for a pure platformer or can it be a...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 25 March 2020, 15:53
Replies: 2,654
Views: 423,205
Posted By gimbal
I like Police Academy 2-4 the most, because of...

I like Police Academy 2-4 the most, because of Zed :) That character is pure gold.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2020, 22:41
Replies: 57
Views: 3,042
Posted By gimbal
Heck, the same for Quake 2 and any game built on...

Heck, the same for Quake 2 and any game built on it's engine.
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 March 2020, 22:31
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By gimbal
I already had big trouble getting into Doom 2016...

I already had big trouble getting into Doom 2016 to be honest, I still have to give it a second try on a really high difficulty. I think that's the only way to get some kind of enjoyment out of a...
Forum: OT - General 24 March 2020, 10:27
Replies: 237
Views: 7,299
Posted By gimbal
I am not surprised. People in Mediterranean...

I am not surprised. People in Mediterranean countries are brick walls. Sunlight + rich soil + a rich variety of nutrient rich vegetables + olive oil is the winning combination is my current...
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 March 2020, 10:10
Replies: 85
Views: 6,822
Posted By gimbal
It is different. I have some vacation time...

It is different. I have some vacation time planned too in a week or two... I'm not cancelling it, now working from home and with that constant sense of unease I need it more than ever. It was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 March 2020, 14:55
Replies: 48
Views: 4,880
Posted By gimbal
I had no problems with that statement, I could...

I had no problems with that statement, I could place it in context. If you watch all of the other RetroCore videos, and by golly I have at least twice, then you will find that among the games...
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 March 2020, 14:50
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By gimbal
Yeah... the second game was pretty much trash.

Yeah... the second game was pretty much trash.
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 March 2020, 14:49
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By gimbal
No matter how shitty Bethesda is, a good game is...

No matter how shitty Bethesda is, a good game is a good game.
Forum: OT - Gaming 19 March 2020, 16:46
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By gimbal
This thread actually makes me want to play the...

This thread actually makes me want to play the classic Dos game Quarantine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is7lc92PH90

A typical game that has the difficulty curve upside-down; it starts at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2020, 15:37
Replies: 78
Views: 3,863
Posted By gimbal
Well I lack the kids so I win commute time. And...

Well I lack the kids so I win commute time. And to be honest I am far more productive at home so I allow myself to log off a little earlier than I normally would.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2020, 14:55
Replies: 292
Views: 44,850
Posted By gimbal
Dude... 13 hours is probably moderately...

Dude... 13 hours is probably moderately impressive if this is a classic difficulty game :)
Forum: OT - Entertainment 19 March 2020, 13:00
Replies: 2,654
Views: 423,205
Posted By gimbal
I'm just watching a lot of Korean KDrama stuff on...

I'm just watching a lot of Korean KDrama stuff on Netflix... I'm changing. And I'm rewatching the Witcher just for the heck of it.

On the upside John Wick 3 and Spiderman Far From Home just...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 March 2020, 11:00
Replies: 290
Views: 28,751
Posted By gimbal
He's still online on Steam and I see his nick in...

He's still online on Steam and I see his nick in the IRC bar from time to time. I just think he got tired of EAB around 2016 or so. Possibly being a mod helped with that.
Forum: OT - General 17 March 2020, 21:44
Replies: 237
Views: 7,299
Posted By gimbal
Hey, a few thousand years is not enough to weed...

Hey, a few thousand years is not enough to weed out barbarism from the world population. Nothing is wrong with people, this is who they are.
Forum: OT - General 17 March 2020, 11:56
Replies: 237
Views: 7,299
Posted By gimbal
Now I'm miffed. I can get some vegetables but......

Now I'm miffed. I can get some vegetables but... NO EGGS. Why are all the eggs gone!? Aaaaaah!
Forum: OT - Gaming 16 March 2020, 22:11
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By gimbal
Yeah I've also seen discount runs on TVs and the...

Yeah I've also seen discount runs on TVs and the likes "so you don't have to leave the house". A bit in poor taste to be honest :)
Forum: Amiga scene 16 March 2020, 14:13
Replies: 33
Views: 4,989
Posted By gimbal
Seems like most of the game is not native code...

Seems like most of the game is not native code but Squirrel scripts and that open source project is not going to deviate from that, so that kind of complicates porting the game to older hardware;...
Forum: OT - General 16 March 2020, 11:47
Replies: 16
Views: 752
Posted By gimbal
Damn. I regularly get reminded that I don't have...

Damn. I regularly get reminded that I don't have it so bad in the Netherlands :/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2020, 23:37
Replies: 49
Views: 4,074
Posted By gimbal
That's a good one for a dedicated thread -...

That's a good one for a dedicated thread - showboating hi score lists for insane games.
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