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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 December 2021, 22:42
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By gimbal
Square (or Enix) ever did anything on the Amiga?...

Square (or Enix) ever did anything on the Amiga? I don't think so, they were doing only console stuff.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 December 2021, 11:05
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By gimbal
Good show! Let us know when it's playable.

Good show! Let us know when it's playable.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 02 December 2021, 18:34
Replies: 235
Views: 41,895
Posted By gimbal
Wow, I never got as far as world 4 in the PC...

Wow, I never got as far as world 4 in the PC version. The lack of animation is the least grievous change actually. It looks bland in general, they changed the futuristic looking purple for a boring...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2021, 13:26
Replies: 1,149
Views: 193,834
Posted By gimbal
Yeah I guessed it was Metroid Prime for #1......

Yeah I guessed it was Metroid Prime for #1... Hard to tell them apart you know :)

The Cave Story one was pretty gnarly, luckily it was easy to find by just googling "No00 egg" :)

I must admit...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2021, 00:27
Replies: 1,149
Views: 193,834
Posted By gimbal
Yeah 7 was pretty shadowy and complicated.

Yeah 7 was pretty shadowy and complicated.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 December 2021, 17:38
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By gimbal
So many games released for the C64. Amazing.

So many games released for the C64. Amazing.
Forum: News 01 December 2021, 16:28
Replies: 17
Views: 5,326
Posted By gimbal
Fascinating stuff, it's really one of those...

Fascinating stuff, it's really one of those things where I wonder how they did it back in the day.

I wonder if there are pseudo 3D racers where the tracks were just hardcoded rather than built...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 December 2021, 16:26
Replies: 1,216
Views: 235,429
Posted By gimbal
You switched to PC specifically for Doom? ...

You switched to PC specifically for Doom?

Sam & Max, X-Wing, Raptor Call of Shadows, Wolfenstein + Doom, Dune 2 with music, Warcraft 2, Ultima Underworld, Lost Eden, the 7th Guest... it was a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 December 2021, 15:27
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By gimbal
You don't need to remember such trivia, that's...

You don't need to remember such trivia, that's why HOL exists :) 1992 indeed.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 December 2021, 15:25
Replies: 1,149
Views: 193,834
Posted By gimbal
I found none in the last row and only two in the...

I found none in the last row and only two in the fourth row :(
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2021, 17:10
Replies: 57
Views: 6,875
Posted By gimbal
True enough, a native Amiga without any extra...

True enough, a native Amiga without any extra help from sound hardware did sound pretty fantastic. Sound in those days really wasn't a thing in computing all that much so it was pretty stunning to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 November 2021, 15:50
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By gimbal
Okay, I stand corrected. I guess this time I...

Okay, I stand corrected. I guess this time I really do remember the game being worse than it really was :) Usually it's the other way around.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 November 2021, 14:36
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By gimbal
Ah of course, that's it. It's being played on an...

Ah of course, that's it. It's being played on an A1200. I played it in an A500... oof.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 November 2021, 12:49
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By gimbal
In all aspects of life, people do not search...

In all aspects of life, people do not search before they ask.

... the Amiga version actually looks less bad in the video than I remember it being. It still lacks the speed of decent ports / the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2021, 17:16
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By gimbal
First of all, I just LOVE that your arm muscles...

First of all, I just LOVE that your arm muscles grow like two times in size depending on the animation. You're secretly playing as Popeye.

This gives me 2D Last Ninja vibes :/ At least in Last...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2021, 13:08
Replies: 4,634
Views: 1,086,455
Posted By gimbal
Death Stranding. Best movie I've ever played! ...

Death Stranding. Best movie I've ever played!

That is only half a joke, Kojima turns each subsequent game more into a movie and Death Stranding really is an interactive movie. As such the game is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2021, 11:52
Replies: 1,149
Views: 193,834
Posted By gimbal
Jeez even the legends have trouble, now I feel...

Jeez even the legends have trouble, now I feel better :)

Well at least my not sures are now pretty sures... and because I now know that game 15 starts with a Y, I have a pretty sure for that one...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 November 2021, 17:21
Replies: 22
Views: 3,931
Posted By gimbal
What's 11 years on a site which honors computer...

What's 11 years on a site which honors computer systems that are easily 30-40 years old :)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 November 2021, 10:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,445
Posted By gimbal
Well you could beat mine, it sounded like a dot...

Well you could beat mine, it sounded like a dot matrix printer.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 November 2021, 10:47
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By gimbal
the only thing that video proves to me is: the...

the only thing that video proves to me is: the Amiga version should have been an improved version of he C64 version rather than a poor arcade port.

If I had a dreamcast I'd definitely have bought...
Forum: News 25 November 2021, 23:20
Replies: 76
Views: 5,822
Posted By gimbal
Jurgen Boksebeld. Now there is an epic Dutch...

Jurgen Boksebeld. Now there is an epic Dutch name.

May he rest in peace.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2021, 19:12
Replies: 32
Views: 4,871
Posted By gimbal
I had to miss TA, by then I was already RTS'ed...

I had to miss TA, by then I was already RTS'ed out. The only true RTS that I truly enjoyed was Warcraft 2 anyway, and Age of Empires 2. Warcraft 3 and Command & Conquer just didn't do it for me,...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 November 2021, 18:14
Replies: 196
Views: 42,313
Posted By gimbal
I don't know. It is part of history that games...

I don't know. It is part of history that games were made to run in 512k even though 1mb was very common. If you want to place yourself in the shoes of the devs in those days and learn what they had...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2021, 17:02
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By gimbal
A1200, yes... They should have called it Ice...

A1200, yes... They should have called it Ice Racer.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 November 2021, 16:36
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By gimbal
Man, how did nobody come up with the name Turbo...

Man, how did nobody come up with the name Turbo Tomato back in the day. It sells itself.

Tough choice...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2021, 13:02
Replies: 1,149
Views: 193,834
Posted By gimbal
Tell me about it, I am stuck at 17 with two...

Tell me about it, I am stuck at 17 with two unsure.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 November 2021, 18:24
Replies: 32
Views: 3,082
Posted By gimbal
Yeah midi music with a synth sound chip, it's a...

Yeah midi music with a synth sound chip, it's a bit jarring to see cool graphics with rich animations and a plethora of sound effects and then the music is a step back.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 November 2021, 18:15
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By gimbal
I can't get over that moon... it looks like it...

I can't get over that moon... it looks like it has the face of a stoner.

Some of the graphics look really nice actually. And with a couple more frames of animation I'm sure the majority of this...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 November 2021, 12:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By gimbal
Yep, best video I've seen this year I think.

Yep, best video I've seen this year I think.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 November 2021, 16:10
Replies: 20
Views: 986
Posted By gimbal
Yeah nice. I often have the same with music. When...

Yeah nice. I often have the same with music. When I hear a classic tune I haven't heard in ages it usually takes me back to some moment where it was playing, probably when I was younger than 10.
Forum: News 22 November 2021, 16:05
Replies: 31
Views: 4,744
Posted By gimbal
No all the sprites have been kept pretty much the...

No all the sprites have been kept pretty much the same. Higher resolution though so you see more of the world, which adds to how easy it is.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 November 2021, 16:01
Replies: 1,149
Views: 193,834
Posted By gimbal
Yeah I already kind of figured that #19 is a...

Yeah I already kind of figured that #19 is a computer game. My first instinct was that it was a NES game but even for the NES it is lacking a little detail. But eh... yeah it still eludes me.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 19 November 2021, 16:34
Replies: 235
Views: 41,895
Posted By gimbal
Impressive how long you stay alive by doing...

Impressive how long you stay alive by doing absolutely nothing.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2021, 17:15
Replies: 26
Views: 1,704
Posted By gimbal
Beyond.

Beyond.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 November 2021, 17:13
Replies: 1,300
Views: 140,921
Posted By gimbal
An answer months later because I have to be lucky...

An answer months later because I have to be lucky to spot it when someone asks a question!

- music
- music (counts twice)
- sound effects

I'll not count the fact that I had to disk swap...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2021, 16:16
Replies: 4,634
Views: 1,086,455
Posted By gimbal
Yeah then Sam & Max is pretty much the opposite...

Yeah then Sam & Max is pretty much the opposite of what you would like as it is more looney than looney tunes...

Most of the puzzles are pretty alright though, there were only a few with cartoon...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 November 2021, 12:41
Replies: 58
Views: 4,018
Posted By gimbal
I remember seeing a video about that. It was...

I remember seeing a video about that. It was something like the source code for Build is great and the source code for Duke3D is piss-poor. Or the other way around.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2021, 12:34
Replies: 4,634
Views: 1,086,455
Posted By gimbal
Minecraft... colleague setup a server so it was...

Minecraft... colleague setup a server so it was time to go all out again with a group of people. Minecraft works best when it is not a lonely experience.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2021, 16:57
Replies: 12
Views: 1,443
Posted By gimbal
Yes because the Amiga was then what I had....

Yes because the Amiga was then what I had. Nowadays I play new stuff on the PC.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2021, 16:50
Replies: 58
Views: 4,018
Posted By gimbal
Well I never could see the Matrix in Carmack...

Well I never could see the Matrix in Carmack code. I've only started to understand some things about the Doom source because Decino (Youtube) makes a point out of explaining things in the game by...
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