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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2018, 14:54
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I own 5 different Spectrums (two 48K "rubber...

I own 5 different Spectrums (two 48K "rubber keys", one 128K+2 "Grey", one 128K +2A and one 128K +2B), all in full working condition. The 128K +2A I have equipped with a DivMMC EnJOY! and a 8GB...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 February 2018, 02:46
Replies: 64
Views: 2,750
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I too think the Spectrum was great for its time,...

I too think the Spectrum was great for its time, taking in account its price. It had very limited graphic abilities (only 8 colours, colour clash, no hardware scrolling, etc), though, especially...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2018, 15:08
Replies: 64
Views: 2,750
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I also feel much the same way. But I think that...

I also feel much the same way. But I think that here at EAB people don't give the Spectrum the credit it deserves because most of the members had C64's. The hardware advantages of the C64 over the...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 January 2018, 22:08
Replies: 428
Views: 29,920
Posted By PortuguesePilot
For all those involved in this: Thank you for...

For all those involved in this: Thank you for doing this for us, guys! It's highly appreciated.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2018, 01:46
Replies: 78
Views: 6,880
Posted By PortuguesePilot
You have a choice of language. Spanish is just...

You have a choice of language. Spanish is just the default, but you can select English on the main menu.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2017, 15:40
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Oh, my. You just opened a can of worms. My Amiga...

Oh, my. You just opened a can of worms. My Amiga is my main "quick fixer" and I power it up almost everyday for some quick gaming.

Every week I fire up at least one of these: BC Kid, Lotus Turbo...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 December 2017, 01:43
Replies: 44
Views: 2,591
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 December 2017, 15:41
Replies: 44
Views: 2,591
Posted By PortuguesePilot
And which crack is that?

And which crack is that?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 December 2017, 01:41
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I have a 520STfm too and I think that where the...

I have a 520STfm too and I think that where the ST significantly drags (literally) behind the Amiga is in the scrolling. The sound/music and sprites/colours are also worse on the ST but since I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2017, 20:54
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Any member can post his/hers opinion given that...

Any member can post his/hers opinion given that he/she doesn't break the rules. We operate within the scope of freedom of speech (and opinion) and within the notion that our freedom ends where the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2017, 20:24
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Both Knightmare games are legendary. Here's...

Both Knightmare games are legendary.

Here's one of my favourites with the ST's AY-3-8910:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0rMS8vpOCY

Dark, moody and packed with feeling. Also, musically...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2017, 02:34
Replies: 122
Views: 13,995
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Thanks, DamienD!

Thanks, DamienD!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2017, 04:26
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Completely forgot about the arcade versions. I...

Completely forgot about the arcade versions. I should have said arcade games notwithstanding. The Konami version of "Aliens" (which is not related to "Predator") is somewhat 'meh' for me, but the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2017, 02:02
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Always loved the original Predator film. It's...

Always loved the original Predator film. It's top-notch 80's sci-fi/action. The second isn't as good but it's sort of nifty anyway. All the other derivatives (Alien vs Predator, Predators, etc) were,...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2017, 15:07
Replies: 58
Views: 3,585
Posted By PortuguesePilot
If you need help with an eventual Portuguese...

If you need help with an eventual Portuguese version, just say something. I'd be glad to help out. Cheers!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 November 2017, 20:50
Replies: 45
Views: 2,711
Posted By PortuguesePilot
The game is, indeed, technically impressive....

The game is, indeed, technically impressive. Unfortunately, the gameplay does not rise up to par. It's still a nice game, though, and back in the day I did get quite far (World 4, I think) though I...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 02 November 2017, 02:03
Replies: 19
Views: 3,598
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Thanks, mate! Cheers!

Thanks, mate! Cheers!
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 01 November 2017, 21:28
Replies: 19
Views: 3,598
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Can someone please re-upload Jagten På Bubbers...

Can someone please re-upload Jagten På Bubbers Badekar? Can't seem to find the Amiga version anywhere, not even on EAB's ftp.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2017, 14:09
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Toki = Ape Spittin' Pang = Bubble Busters ...

Toki = Ape Spittin'
Pang = Bubble Busters
Alien Bash II - Cows Engine
Chuck Rock = Chuck's Belly
IK+ = Single Screen Karate Craze
Dyna Blaster = Bomberman (ah!)
Sensible World of Soccer =...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2017, 01:41
Replies: 78
Views: 6,880
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Speaking of Halloween themed games, Pumpkin Poe...

Speaking of Halloween themed games, Pumpkin Poe was released a few days ago:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb5VRK7WaBc
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2017, 20:52
Replies: 3,738
Views: 521,931
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Thimbleweed Park is great. Finished it too. But I...

Thimbleweed Park is great. Finished it too. But I rank the other three above it. Primordia might not be everyone's cup of tea (I'm a sucker for the theme, though, so I loved it), but the other two...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2017, 20:46
Replies: 3,738
Views: 521,931
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Couldn't stop until I've beaten it. Together with...

Couldn't stop until I've beaten it. Together with Gemeni Rue and Primordia, one of the best neo-retro point-and-click adventures EVER.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2017, 19:37
Replies: 3,738
Views: 521,931
Posted By PortuguesePilot
This last week: Pumpkin Poe on a real ZX...

This last week:

Pumpkin Poe on a real ZX Spectrum +2. (The AY music is so catchy that it makes the game).

Sensible World of Soccer (2017/2018 update) on PC.

Assetto Corsa on PC.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2017, 19:34
Replies: 46
Views: 2,072
Posted By PortuguesePilot
FPGA is the future, although it's a very...

FPGA is the future, although it's a very expensive present. I've not invested yet nor shall I while prices are this high. However, it's the only way that the Amiga market can evolve and, in the long...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2017, 13:41
Replies: 91
Views: 5,228
Posted By PortuguesePilot
This precisely what I think will happen and why...

This precisely what I think will happen and why I'm now ignoring this altogether. As far as I stand, Babylonian Twins doesn't exist.



That has been suggested already. The problem here is that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 October 2017, 21:09
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By PortuguesePilot
The second half of the 90's was when the Amiga...

The second half of the 90's was when the Amiga really started to lag behind and programmers (well, the software houses, at least) had to endeavour through other paths (namely the PC and, shortly...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 October 2017, 21:56
Replies: 79
Views: 11,674
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Regardless of what numbers people can put out or...

Regardless of what numbers people can put out or specific tech demos or whatever, this single fact stands straight: the Archimedes lost to the Amiga when it came to games. Period. That is absolutely...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2017, 20:58
Replies: 99
Views: 13,688
Posted By PortuguesePilot
My bad. Didn't see the link there. Must've be due...

My bad. Didn't see the link there. Must've be due to all the yellow around. Thanks!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2017, 20:53
Replies: 99
Views: 13,688
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I've been there, though not logged in so didn't...

I've been there, though not logged in so didn't see the attachments. Anyway, I was under the impression that there was a global file download like the 2016/2017 season.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2017, 20:46
Replies: 99
Views: 13,688
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Where, exactly? Searched the...

Where, exactly? Searched the www.sensiblesoccer.de forum to no avail.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 October 2017, 13:41
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I also like the left-hand stick/right-hand...

I also like the left-hand stick/right-hand buttons as the original arcades had, but the joystick design you have there is really great.

I don't know if it's feasible (7-bit did it with the Rys USB...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 October 2017, 13:23
Replies: 91
Views: 5,228
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I've said what I had to say on this matter. I...

I've said what I had to say on this matter. I ONLY want the Amiga version and I will NOT pay for any other version at all, even if the Amiga version comes attached to it.

Making a...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 October 2017, 15:10
Replies: 91
Views: 5,228
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I don't know about you guys, but I already tested...

I don't know about you guys, but I already tested Babylon Twins on the Amiga, a demo of the first level (the catacombs). That's why I know the game has potential.

Nice to see the author here, for...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2017, 13:28
Replies: 91
Views: 5,228
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I've expressed my feelings in the other thread...

I've expressed my feelings in the other thread regarding the game. In short: I'm with Codetapper and all the others expressing similar views. **** them.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2017, 15:38
Replies: 519
Views: 50,200
Posted By PortuguesePilot
You have a point there...

You have a point there...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 October 2017, 15:37
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Ah, Commander Keen. The game was cute and all but...

Ah, Commander Keen. The game was cute and all but like many other Apogee games at the time I looked at the EGA-like graphics, listened to the PC-Speaker sounds, played for a little bit and used to...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 October 2017, 21:41
Replies: 519
Views: 50,200
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Excellent insight, gazj82! Many of us already...

Excellent insight, gazj82! Many of us already knew these issues but coming from a programmer himself - especially someone with experience with other computers - delivers a heavier punch.

Also: IMO...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 October 2017, 13:33
Replies: 78
Views: 6,880
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Of course! As I've said here several times...

Of course! As I've said here several times before: the Spectrum community is how I'd like the Amiga community to be. They're the benchmark of excellence to which I judge every other computer scene.
Forum: News 02 October 2017, 17:09
Replies: 678
Views: 203,649
Posted By PortuguesePilot
It is. And I'm using for that very same reason....

It is. And I'm using for that very same reason. Cheers!
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2017, 18:49
Replies: 52
Views: 4,973
Posted By PortuguesePilot
So I guess OCS and 68000 are out of the question....

So I guess OCS and 68000 are out of the question. No problem! Just make the game AGA-only and use its advantages: more colours, more hardware, more speed, overall just "more". There's virtually no...
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