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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 12:27
Replies: 81
Views: 10,653
Posted By manossg
Yeah, this game is quite astonishing, a true feat...

Yeah, this game is quite astonishing, a true feat for an 8-bit computer! Imagine having games of such quality back in the 80ies!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 11:03
Replies: 81
Views: 10,653
Posted By manossg
It is time for some speccy goodness, reviewing...

It is time for some speccy goodness, reviewing Castlevania: Spectral Interlude, an unofficial addition to the franchise from 2015. We shall see in this review, in typical Retro Rant fashion, if this...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 23:14
Replies: 54
Views: 3,557
Posted By manossg
Using caps turns nonsense into fact, true story....

Using caps turns nonsense into fact, true story. :D

I use my kickass V4+ for all kinds of NG+Vamp games, 060 Demos...and some productivity as well. Sometimes I only use it to luxuriate in the...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 April 2021, 13:49
Replies: 920
Views: 107,123
Posted By manossg
This is very good news for my old hands and my...

This is very good news for my old hands and my precious joysticks! Will purchase as soon as this is implemented! :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 April 2021, 20:10
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By manossg
Happy Amiga times! :)

Happy Amiga times! :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 April 2021, 08:57
Replies: 81
Views: 10,653
Posted By manossg
It must be the nostalgia speaking, but I found...

It must be the nostalgia speaking, but I found the game very playable and enjoyable when revisiting it now.

Cheers, Niko, thanks for watching!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2021, 16:03
Replies: 81
Views: 10,653
Posted By manossg
This is an interesting viewpoint, I have never...

This is an interesting viewpoint, I have never thought about it that way. For me, I spent all the time focusing on the close-up screen, scanning the various pixels. o_O

You should complete it,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2021, 11:47
Replies: 81
Views: 10,653
Posted By manossg
This review deals with a controversial...

This review deals with a controversial point'n'click adventure game, Dreamweb, one that gets equally negative and positive marks. We will deal with all these here and determine whether this is a game...
Forum: News 11 April 2021, 21:46
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By manossg
Works great in V4, thanks for your efforts! Would...

Works great in V4, thanks for your efforts! Would be great is the cursor and the top bar could be hidden somehow!

Also, can you savestate in A/NES?
Forum: News 11 April 2021, 21:23
Replies: 57
Views: 3,603
Posted By manossg
How fun and addictive is this game??? I couldn't...

How fun and addictive is this game??? I couldn't stop playing until I got all upgrades and got 9999 score! Fingers crossed that this idea gets expanded!

Million thanks for the fantastic...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2021, 09:44
Replies: 62
Views: 8,786
Posted By manossg
Thanks, mate, but I cannot find anything about...

Thanks, mate, but I cannot find anything about purchasing a downloadable version.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2021, 08:13
Replies: 62
Views: 8,786
Posted By manossg
From where can one purchase Tanks Furry now?

From where can one purchase Tanks Furry now?
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2021, 22:13
Replies: 16
Views: 1,634
Posted By manossg
Wow, I love this minimalistic style and the...

Wow, I love this minimalistic style and the gameplay looks very fluid. This looks very promising, mate!
Forum: Member Introductions 07 April 2021, 23:17
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By manossg
Yes, that sounds like a deal breaker. There was a...

Yes, that sounds like a deal breaker. There was a mod, though, can't remember where I saw it, in which you could make the ACA internal. Crazy stuff!
Forum: Member Introductions 07 April 2021, 22:19
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By manossg
Welcome, mate. For WHDLoad I would highly...

Welcome, mate.

For WHDLoad I would highly recommend getting an ACA500+.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 22:55
Replies: 67
Views: 3,145
Posted By manossg
I could forgive dead ends only on separate parts...

I could forgive dead ends only on separate parts of the game that make it clear that there is no turning back, a nice example is the maze in KQVI. An awful example is the bridge in KQII.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 21:31
Replies: 67
Views: 3,145
Posted By manossg
Modern adventure games manage to do lots of...

Modern adventure games manage to do lots of things right, though.

Examples:
No dead ends.
Revealing hotspots (which eliminates pixel hunting)
Fast travel (which reduces backtracking)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 21:22
Replies: 4,550
Views: 934,538
Posted By manossg
I decided to play Larry: Wet dreams and I have to...

I decided to play Larry: Wet dreams and I have to say it well exceeds my expectations. It is a very good adventure game, close to excellent, made by people who obviously love the adorable lecher. :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 21:11
Replies: 67
Views: 3,145
Posted By manossg
Although I understand your point, I think you are...

Although I understand your point, I think you are being quite unfair here. There have been some very well-crafted Sierra adventure titles, with great puzzles, fantastic humour and amazing storylines...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 April 2021, 19:58
Replies: 67
Views: 3,145
Posted By manossg
Sometimes they do, subtly. Other times, you're on...

Sometimes they do, subtly. Other times, you're on your own. :S



I feel you, mate, I hate these too, as much as the 'dead man walking', the arcade sequences and the pixel hunting tropes. Indy's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 April 2021, 18:49
Replies: 81
Views: 10,653
Posted By manossg
It is time to review a classic Amstrad CPC game,...

It is time to review a classic Amstrad CPC game, Boulder Dash, putting it to the Rant Test (TM) and determining if it is worth playing in the 21st century!

https://youtu.be/qOBgt13AWiw
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 April 2021, 20:55
Replies: 67
Views: 3,145
Posted By manossg
From the top of my head, LSL 1 if you don't get...

From the top of my head, LSL 1 if you don't get the ribbon in the hotel room, LSL 2 if you don't get a pamphlet before getting in the plane, LSL 3 if you don't get all the clothes before you enter...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 April 2021, 20:38
Replies: 67
Views: 3,145
Posted By manossg
Oh, mate, you're in for a treat in the 'dead man...

Oh, mate, you're in for a treat in the 'dead man walking' trope in Sierra's games, especially the earliest ones. From memory, Larry 1-3 all had these, as well as KQ 1-6 and IIRC some of the SQ and PQ...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 April 2021, 12:40
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By manossg
The best joysticks ever! ...good luck in...

The best joysticks ever!

...good luck in finding them, mate.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 March 2021, 21:04
Replies: 41
Views: 5,477
Posted By manossg
There some relevant posts by VladR on the Apollo...

There some relevant posts by VladR on the Apollo forum:
http://apollo-core.com/knowledge.php?b=3&note=28363&order=&x=3
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2021, 11:27
Replies: 81
Views: 10,653
Posted By manossg
Time for one of my all-time favorite Amiga games,...

Time for one of my all-time favorite Amiga games, Brutal Sports Series Football. In this review I will explain why I love this game and I hope that you will also give it some love!
...
Forum: News 27 March 2021, 10:50
Replies: 20
Views: 1,954
Posted By manossg
Excellent game for some nice blasts, works great...

Excellent game for some nice blasts, works great in my V4+ and I will be surely playing this in the future between productivity sessions!

Thank you for your efforts!
Forum: Collections 26 March 2021, 19:35
Replies: 251
Views: 44,887
Posted By manossg
A true Amiga scholar! :)

A true Amiga scholar! :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2021, 19:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,608
Posted By manossg
It is the same game, just with a sexier reskin...

It is the same game, just with a sexier reskin for marketing reasons. They even retained the descriptions of the labours of Hercules, which don't make sense in the context of the Yolanda game. Such a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 22:44
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,300,499
Posted By manossg
Of course. But there is another kind of enjoyment...

Of course. But there is another kind of enjoyment out of playing these games on a miggy. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 21:06
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,300,499
Posted By manossg
Wow, mate, this might sound a bit crazy, but I am...

Wow, mate, this might sound a bit crazy, but I am a bit jealous that you have so many great titles ahead of you to experience for the first time!

And what a blessing ScummVM on the Vampire is - I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 13:18
Replies: 194
Views: 9,474
Posted By manossg
Bro, you are listening with closed ears and a set...

Bro, you are listening with closed ears and a set mind, that's the only limited thing here. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 12:53
Replies: 194
Views: 9,474
Posted By manossg
No comment. :)

No comment. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 12:21
Replies: 194
Views: 9,474
Posted By manossg
https://youtu.be/u5VrqlLItco?t=21

https://youtu.be/u5VrqlLItco?t=21
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 10:58
Replies: 194
Views: 9,474
Posted By manossg
Yeah, the MSX as well. Unfortunately, only the...

Yeah, the MSX as well. Unfortunately, only the later spectrum models got the AY goodness.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 10:52
Replies: 194
Views: 9,474
Posted By manossg
You could/should listen to the soundtracks of...

You could/should listen to the soundtracks of Orion Prime, Alcon 2020 and Ninja Carnage on the CPC or Castlevania on the Spectrum for example. ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2021, 21:38
Replies: 194
Views: 9,474
Posted By manossg
Now you're just trolling, man.

Now you're just trolling, man.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2021, 21:35
Replies: 194
Views: 9,474
Posted By manossg
Why so much negativity, mate? The AY kicks ass.

Why so much negativity, mate? The AY kicks ass.
Forum: Coders. General 24 March 2021, 20:58
Replies: 203
Views: 36,433
Posted By manossg
Really looking forward to that!

Really looking forward to that!
Forum: Amiga scene 24 March 2021, 16:00
Replies: 149
Views: 21,278
Posted By manossg
Very impressive!

Very impressive!
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