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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 18:40
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By gimbal
Yeah well Halo is pretty tame compared to early...

Yeah well Halo is pretty tame compared to early 90's games that were built to physically hurt you :)
Forum: support.WinUAE Yesterday, 18:35
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By gimbal
Maybe the compiler optimisations? It is not...

Maybe the compiler optimisations? It is not unusual that a release build is faster / smaller than a debug build because the full line of optimisations was active during it.

EDIT: wait, now I'm...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 15:45
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By gimbal
I don't really know what you hope to achieve by...

I don't really know what you hope to achieve by posting that, there is a time and a place. This is not the place.
Forum: News Yesterday, 15:36
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By gimbal
Interesting. Now I'm curious about the actual...

Interesting. Now I'm curious about the actual list of games. Probably not Turrican because otherwise they would have namedropped that one for sure.

Ah Logical. Time to fire that one up again....
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 14:58
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By gimbal
Cannon Fodder eh? Alright, interest peaked.

Cannon Fodder eh? Alright, interest peaked.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 13:07
Replies: 4,679
Views: 1,118,476
Posted By gimbal
Skyrim again, this time a bow only user which is...

Skyrim again, this time a bow only user which is pretty much the polar opposite of my passive character run. Read: not allowed to do anything offensively against any creature unless it is a bow or...
Forum: project.EAB Yesterday, 12:38
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By gimbal
In this other thread...

In this other thread (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=108936) 404 problems are being linked specifically to Firefox usage
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2022, 22:54
Replies: 57
Views: 7,211
Posted By gimbal
Diablo 1 is as repetitive as it gets, but it...

Diablo 1 is as repetitive as it gets, but it definitely has style. What sets Diablo 1 & 2 apart from Diablo 3 and makes them far better games in my opinion is just the fact that you're never...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2022, 19:53
Replies: 4,679
Views: 1,118,476
Posted By gimbal
Prince of Persia has a story? Wizard bad, kidnaps...

Prince of Persia has a story? Wizard bad, kidnaps princess, prince must save her. He does. The end.

The mirror is just a trap set by the wizard.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2022, 00:37
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By gimbal
Slow as it is I like that walking animation...

Slow as it is I like that walking animation though, it's almost like they're giants stomping around. I can imagine that if one of them approaches you it sounds like a T-Rex from a Jurassic Park movie...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2022, 20:42
Replies: 4,679
Views: 1,118,476
Posted By gimbal
It creates the "shadow" you.

It creates the "shadow" you.
Forum: project.EAB 14 January 2022, 18:16
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By gimbal
Maybe redirect is the wrong word, the default...

Maybe redirect is the wrong word, the default protocol that should be picked if all you type in is "eab.abime.net" should be https. If you type http:// then that should just go to the http site...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2022, 17:49
Replies: 45
Views: 2,617
Posted By gimbal
It'd be a little random to do it specifically for...

It'd be a little random to do it specifically for this thread though, it happen all the time that a discussion of a game someone is making dives into the technical side. I don't see a problem, the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2022, 17:45
Replies: 4,679
Views: 1,118,476
Posted By gimbal
And that one is better than on other platforms...

And that one is better than on other platforms too? I would really never stop to think to play that exact version.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2022, 17:43
Replies: 675
Views: 125,415
Posted By gimbal
Agree, fits it perfectly.

Agree, fits it perfectly.
Forum: project.EAB 14 January 2022, 16:48
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By gimbal
But what 404's? The http route works just fine...

But what 404's? The http route works just fine for me. I want the redirect because I'm too lazy to type it out myself :)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2022, 11:23
Replies: 45
Views: 2,617
Posted By gimbal
Thank you. It really is time to stop it with the...

Thank you. It really is time to stop it with the engine talk, that was all the rage two decades ago and even back then it was sweepingly inaccurate at best.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2022, 10:52
Replies: 45
Views: 2,617
Posted By gimbal
Ditching Streets of Rage for Final Fight because...

Ditching Streets of Rage for Final Fight because you call Final Fight the "big kahuna"... oof that is going to hurt some people :)

Imagine if a playable Final Fight Amiga actually manages to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2022, 10:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,936
Posted By gimbal
Exactly, no need for hyperbole. They are called...

Exactly, no need for hyperbole. They are called "fair criticisms". Despite them you can still like the game as many in this thread do.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2022, 19:08
Replies: 23
Views: 1,936
Posted By gimbal
I don't understand where you get the idea from...

I don't understand where you get the idea from that it is getting hate. There is none here whatsoever.
Forum: project.EAB 12 January 2022, 16:22
Replies: 35
Views: 9,509
Posted By gimbal
I mean if you round it down to the year it's...

I mean if you round it down to the year it's still the 20th anniversary.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2022, 16:09
Replies: 776
Views: 77,496
Posted By gimbal
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=108143 ...

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=108143

The person who tactfully titled the thread "wonderboy", I would reckon :)
Forum: News 12 January 2022, 15:15
Replies: 81
Views: 3,925
Posted By gimbal
That's fine, otherwise the game would be dull :)

That's fine, otherwise the game would be dull :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 January 2022, 14:41
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By gimbal
Cool. Too bad FromWithin's viewer cannot...

Cool. Too bad FromWithin's viewer cannot currently be used to fly through your own creations in 3D :)
Forum: News 12 January 2022, 13:10
Replies: 81
Views: 3,925
Posted By gimbal
Ah games with slow scrolling, 40-yo me is very...

Ah games with slow scrolling, 40-yo me is very grateful :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2022, 12:17
Replies: 776
Views: 77,496
Posted By gimbal
You're obviously right but EAB wouldn't be EAB if...

You're obviously right but EAB wouldn't be EAB if it didn't turn into a 39 page listing of every game ever known to man :)

Of course someone else may see a game and be inspired to try to port it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2022, 16:28
Replies: 776
Views: 77,496
Posted By gimbal
Huh, cool looking game. Didn't know it existed.

Huh, cool looking game. Didn't know it existed.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 January 2022, 16:21
Replies: 25
Views: 1,678
Posted By gimbal
That's the extra condition I was looking for,...

That's the extra condition I was looking for, although a very unexpected one. That's extra sad. The phobia was likely the killer in this case :( Although with a lung condition... you never know.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2022, 15:22
Replies: 30
Views: 3,824
Posted By gimbal
There are a hundred password managers, keepass is...

There are a hundred password managers, keepass is just one of them. I picked the one most colleagues were using and I'm happy with it. Everyone should pick the one that fits their needs, no...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2022, 18:52
Replies: 305
Views: 53,963
Posted By gimbal
That is a frustrating scenario - a faulty disk....

That is a frustrating scenario - a faulty disk. But to call the game frustrating because of it...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 January 2022, 18:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By gimbal
I was thinking about voting for one of those but...

I was thinking about voting for one of those but I decided to not go with awesome ports of existing non-Amiga games. Truly epic jaw dropping work, but I'd rather pick a game built from the ground up...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2022, 18:43
Replies: 1,159
Views: 201,777
Posted By gimbal
I'm sure there will be a 2022 run too, stay tuned.

I'm sure there will be a 2022 run too, stay tuned.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2022, 18:39
Replies: 30
Views: 3,824
Posted By gimbal
It's more of a psychological thing than anything...

It's more of a psychological thing than anything else really, I'd say. Free software exists, why ever pay.

You have to pay for software at least once and then it becomes easier in my experience. I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2022, 15:14
Replies: 23
Views: 1,936
Posted By gimbal
Yeah some differences, like speed. Live and let...

Yeah some differences, like speed. Live and let Die is proper fast. Wish I had that one back in the day.

All pseudo-3d racing games look alike in a lot of ways in any case, their shared nature is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2022, 19:01
Replies: 385
Views: 74,906
Posted By gimbal
So this game has had another update recently and...

So this game has had another update recently and I can't help but feel personally attacked by it.

"16 credits on Easy and Normal difficulty. (Rising Ninja and Ninja)"

... so sucky players like...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 January 2022, 17:09
Replies: 74
Views: 11,266
Posted By gimbal
Ha ha, what a game :) At least Giana Sisters they...

Ha ha, what a game :) At least Giana Sisters they TRIED to make the game look different, here they just went in with both middle fingers fully gunned.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 January 2022, 17:00
Replies: 675
Views: 125,415
Posted By gimbal
WoW! If this had been released back in the day it...

WoW! If this had been released back in the day it might have been one of my favorites... that looks so awesome. Even the loading screen is epic. And if that floaty camera had been implemented like...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 January 2022, 16:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,678
Posted By gimbal
Sad :( Especially because Covid was involved. Was...

Sad :( Especially because Covid was involved. Was that the only thing he suffered from I wonder? It would make more sense if there was an additional underlying health issue.

So he was responsible...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2022, 14:46
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By gimbal
Yeah book burnings don't feed my nostalgia, they...

Yeah book burnings don't feed my nostalgia, they only make me sad.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2022, 12:34
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By gimbal
Wow, that's great! I didn't even think to search...

Wow, that's great! I didn't even think to search for the actual Dutch name.
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