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Forum: OT - Gaming Today, 23:13
Replies: 33
Views: 1,470
Posted By gimbal
First lets wait and see what "expanded and...

First lets wait and see what "expanded and enhanced" actually means, not even that is known right now from what I can tell.
Forum: project.EAB Today, 14:03
Replies: 149
Views: 22,720
Posted By gimbal
I didn't miss you, because you were never...

I didn't miss you, because you were never actually away :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 12:20
Replies: 4,331
Views: 781,986
Posted By gimbal
Disagree. I see it like this: Dead Space 1 is...

Disagree. I see it like this: Dead Space 1 is Alien, Dead Space 2 is Aliens. Same universe, different tone and pacing, different movie/game, both excellent.
Forum: project.EAB Today, 10:11
Replies: 149
Views: 22,720
Posted By gimbal
... that's going on the todo list to watch!

... that's going on the todo list to watch!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 10:07
Replies: 4,331
Views: 781,986
Posted By gimbal
Dead Space 1 & 2 are bloody brilliant. Absolute...

Dead Space 1 & 2 are bloody brilliant. Absolute top of the line horror action games that age like fine wine.

Dead Space 3... it lost the horror element unfortunately, but it's still a pretty good...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? Yesterday, 16:04
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By gimbal
No, but good guess. Levels (or "the level", never...

No, but good guess. Levels (or "the level", never got far enough to see if there were multiple levels) were multiscreen. Now I've done it, I'm going to do a new dig for it because I must play it...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? Yesterday, 15:18
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By gimbal
Egyptian-themed PD run & gunner game

Mod note: some posts copied/moved from:
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Oh same, but Amiga Action :)

Although Amiga Format...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 15:18
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By gimbal
Oh same, but Amiga Action :) ...

Oh same, but Amiga Action :)

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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 11:31
Replies: 486
Views: 68,436
Posted By gimbal
I've been replaying it too (well, the Nightdive...

I've been replaying it too (well, the Nightdive remaster). Blood is one of those games with the difficulty upside-down, starting at its most difficult and becoming gradually easier as more weapons...
Forum: OT - General Yesterday, 09:41
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By gimbal
Yes, Half-Life 3 is still under development at...

Yes, Half-Life 3 is still under development at Blizzard. No worries.
Forum: News 10 August 2020, 17:42
Replies: 70
Views: 3,588
Posted By gimbal
Interesting concept that you can incapacitate and...

Interesting concept that you can incapacitate and then push/roll enemies. That's Mario++ right there :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2020, 17:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By gimbal
It sucks, I have a pile of my own... but at the...

It sucks, I have a pile of my own... but at the end of the day, it's still fun to temporarily play around with stuff. Making a prototype is easier, making a full game is bloody hard and time/life...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 August 2020, 09:55
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By gimbal
"Troll" is a big word, it says "parody trailers"...

"Troll" is a big word, it says "parody trailers" even before you click play :)
Forum: OT - General 07 August 2020, 21:05
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By gimbal
I'd be hard-pressed to name better places to be...

I'd be hard-pressed to name better places to be in general, actually. Except for all those damned orcs.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2020, 18:14
Replies: 59
Views: 1,915
Posted By gimbal
Well yeah. As ineffective as it turned out to be,...

Well yeah. As ineffective as it turned out to be, that plus the fact that it went 3D seems to indicate that Ocean were banking on the game quite a lot. I guess the fact that the second movie was a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2020, 14:49
Replies: 59
Views: 1,915
Posted By gimbal
Really! Now that one surprises me that it would...

Really! Now that one surprises me that it would be on your guess list.

What about the Chaos Engine? Was it already too late in the Amiga lifecycle to be considered a top seller?
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2020, 13:45
Replies: 486
Views: 68,436
Posted By gimbal
You keep saying that, but that can only mean you...

You keep saying that, but that can only mean you haven't actually seen Ultima Underworld recently. It's a tiny screen, warped low resolution 3D graphics and very dark with a limited viewing distance....
Forum: OT - General 06 August 2020, 10:08
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By gimbal
"I accidentally did most of my assignments and...

"I accidentally did most of my assignments and essays for literature in dovah."

Excuse me for being highly skeptical, but I call B.S. :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 August 2020, 10:17
Replies: 46
Views: 2,545
Posted By gimbal
Yeah stay away from Robocop 3 and the failed...

Yeah stay away from Robocop 3 and the failed reboot. PG-13 Robocop is just a dude in a robot suit walking/flying around and punching people, everything that made Robocop stand out (funny gore,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 August 2020, 10:14
Replies: 582
Views: 59,473
Posted By gimbal
Yeah same, spikey haired dudes, a jRPG staple. I...

Yeah same, spikey haired dudes, a jRPG staple. I suspected Secret of Mana and Chrono Trigger myself, but nope. I played quite a few of them emulated, but the protagonists all tend to look alike so...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 August 2020, 10:07
Replies: 67
Views: 2,616
Posted By gimbal
Yeah well, it was not like it was not advertised...

Yeah well, it was not like it was not advertised all over the world that this was the state of affairs. ID knew exactly that e-sports were on the rise and they supplied the goods. It was really not...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2020, 16:09
Replies: 46
Views: 2,545
Posted By gimbal
There is something about a calm, carefully...

There is something about a calm, carefully articulated delivery that elevates channels like MVG above others. MVG, LGR and RetroManCave form the holy trinity for me. Truly excellent work.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 August 2020, 15:56
Replies: 582
Views: 59,473
Posted By gimbal
I actually recognised #25 as timekeepers because...

I actually recognised #25 as timekeepers because I remembered it from a magazine (plus you can spot Vulcan game graphics a mile away)... and then I went to checkout screenshots in hol to confirm it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 August 2020, 13:09
Replies: 4,331
Views: 781,986
Posted By gimbal
A remaining fun factor after the wow factor ran...

A remaining fun factor after the wow factor ran out. Most Bullfrog games have that. Syndicate is the odd one out for me.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2020, 12:39
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By gimbal
Unboxing is the new hardware pron. It literally...

Unboxing is the new hardware pron. It literally involves a simulation of taking clothes off.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 August 2020, 12:37
Replies: 486
Views: 68,436
Posted By gimbal
Hexen did it better stylistically, for me the...

Hexen did it better stylistically, for me the perfect Doom-inspired game would be the gameplay of Heretic (more like Doom, no hubs) and the aesthetics of Hexen with it's actual castles looking like...
Forum: OT - Gaming 03 August 2020, 12:33
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By gimbal
Don't agree, they hide a lot of that stuff in...

Don't agree, they hide a lot of that stuff in tunnels off the beaten path as well as secret areas. If you don't lick the walls, you don't collect them all.
Forum: OT - General 03 August 2020, 12:31
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By gimbal
It provides some good entertainment, people...

It provides some good entertainment, people really are amazing at digging out every little secret from this stuff. "L is Real", for sure!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxnQeVgSt-k
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 August 2020, 12:28
Replies: 4,331
Views: 781,986
Posted By gimbal
Syndicate is one of those games I have fonder...

Syndicate is one of those games I have fonder memories of than the game deserves. If you judge it playing 5 missions - sure, great game. If you judge it having played say three quarters of the...
Forum: OT - Gaming 31 July 2020, 14:56
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By gimbal
I do like turn based strategy games, or else I...

I do like turn based strategy games, or else I wouldn't be sinking hundreds of hours into Civilization :)

I don't like tactical RPGs though. But stylistically I've learned that I can't really...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2020, 13:52
Replies: 582
Views: 59,473
Posted By gimbal
Can't wait to see which games were on this list,...

Can't wait to see which games were on this list, I have the sneaky suspicion I don't actually know at least half of them.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2020, 23:49
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By gimbal
The first time I saw my miggy... I was 7 I think,...

The first time I saw my miggy... I was 7 I think, I got out of bed, I went downstairs and boom - there was a computer, already setup. I'm pretty sure my parents got it because they noticed I had a...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 30 July 2020, 15:37
Replies: 2,687
Views: 441,037
Posted By gimbal
I watched the Terminal...

I watched the Terminal (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0362227/). For some reason I always mixed that movie up with "Catch me If you Can", thinking they were one and the same movie so I never actually...
Forum: OT - Gaming 30 July 2020, 15:23
Replies: 1,108
Views: 155,716
Posted By gimbal
If you want it, PM means you should send Ian a...

If you want it, PM means you should send Ian a private message ;) It is a worthwhile tactic to prevent threads from turning into an auction.
Forum: OT - Gaming 30 July 2020, 13:53
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By gimbal
It looks a little... depressing. I'm not sure I...

It looks a little... depressing. I'm not sure I would be able to play such a game for an extended period of time.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2020, 13:40
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By gimbal
Absolutely not a game I would ever like, but I...

Absolutely not a game I would ever like, but I love the parallax effects.
Forum: OT - Technical 30 July 2020, 10:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By gimbal
Thank you! Man that one had my head spinning.

Thank you! Man that one had my head spinning.
Forum: OT - Technical 29 July 2020, 23:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By gimbal
... not even Google can tell me what a Sloan is!

... not even Google can tell me what a Sloan is!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 July 2020, 23:37
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By gimbal
Nothing like "Keep talking and nobody explodes"...

Nothing like "Keep talking and nobody explodes" which in my opinion should be the start, middle and finish of every team building session. Genius.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuz8Jl0RlCQ
Forum: OT - Technical 29 July 2020, 23:31
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By gimbal
Yay, we can use a toy from 35 years ago again :)...

Yay, we can use a toy from 35 years ago again :) I'd be ecstatic but... yeah the use is a little limited.
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