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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 20:20
Replies: 103
Views: 5,502
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Well, I disagree with you. There's nothing...

Well, I disagree with you. There's nothing political about my personal views. I just don't like to feel my core attacked. What he did was reverse-machismo. If it's wrong to degrade women for being...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 20:09
Replies: 103
Views: 5,502
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I know the rules. Care to point to where any of...

I know the rules. Care to point to where any of those points were touched?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 19:55
Replies: 103
Views: 5,502
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I actually agree with you on almost all, except:...

I actually agree with you on almost all, except: I never lost my temper. This is what I think and I am expressing my opinion, just like he did. Moderator or not, I am also a member here and I am also...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 19:26
Replies: 103
Views: 5,502
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Why? For speaking the truth? I won't miss him....

Why? For speaking the truth? I won't miss him. Period. Will you miss him? Will he miss me?

He came at me from no-where with his personal agenda, acting all high and mighty as if he was morally...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 17:29
Replies: 103
Views: 5,502
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Good. It's your freedom. Your choice. I'd like to...

Good. It's your freedom. Your choice. I'd like to say that you'd be missed, but you won't. Bye!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 16:59
Replies: 103
Views: 5,502
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Daddy issues much? EDIT: Can you even...

Daddy issues much?

EDIT: Can you even conceive the notion that you *might* just not be the owner of absolute truth and that other points of view exist? And that being a man and asking a man to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2021, 14:01
Replies: 103
Views: 5,502
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I'm a clinical psychologist. I'm aware of what is...

I'm a clinical psychologist. I'm aware of what is lurking in the Western Civilization and I DO NOT AGREE WITH IT. As a man I cannot condone the toxicity that has been going on towards men. As you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 September 2021, 14:06
Replies: 103
Views: 5,502
Posted By PortuguesePilot
People are entitled to their opinions, regardless...

People are entitled to their opinions, regardless of you agreeing with them or not. Or don't you agree with this premiss? Why is everyone so perpetually offended by everything these days? Can't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2021, 17:40
Replies: 83
Views: 7,815
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I'm not going to go into the whole "CRT's are...

I'm not going to go into the whole "CRT's are bulky and heavy and very bad for your eyes and has tons of radiation" or "modern LCDs ruin the way classic graphics are supposed to look and let's not...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2021, 12:36
Replies: 136
Views: 12,190
Posted By PortuguesePilot
A shame. No functional keyboard = no buy from me....

A shame. No functional keyboard = no buy from me. Imagine all the games and programs that need keyboard input (sometimes a fast one, like The Chaos Engine or Dyna Blaster) and you have to deal with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 July 2021, 18:54
Replies: 166
Views: 9,603
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I always joke that the next huge step will be...

I always joke that the next huge step will be when we stop using our eyes to play games, i.e., when we will use a "DirectLink" to our brain and "live" our games instead of playing them on a screen....
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2021, 18:35
Replies: 24
Views: 1,501
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Awesome piece of software that I've been using of...

Awesome piece of software that I've been using of late. Thanks to all involved!
Forum: Amiga scene 29 June 2021, 14:34
Replies: 1,285
Views: 125,923
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Completely agree. A figure like 8MB at the time...

Completely agree. A figure like 8MB at the time was prohibitively expensive and would make the A1200 unaffordable and sink for lack of sales. I really hate to say it but 2MB was the right choice at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2021, 15:15
Replies: 38
Views: 2,580
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Bullying, either online or offline, are acts of...

Bullying, either online or offline, are acts of cowardice and show a severe lack of empathy. People these days are a lot more self-centred and, thus, less community-oriented than in any recent period...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2021, 00:53
Replies: 743
Views: 64,477
Posted By PortuguesePilot
There are PC games contemporary to the Amiga...

There are PC games contemporary to the Amiga (1994-ish) that would have a solid place on the Amiga's library.

Prehistorik 2, Pinball Dreams 2, The Blues Brothers 2 - Jukebox Adventures, that sort...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 June 2021, 16:38
Replies: 48
Views: 3,418
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Yes, probably. I don't own any Vampire product...

Yes, probably. I don't own any Vampire product yet and the only Individual Computers products I own are both ACA122x (an ACA1220-16 and an ACA1221 in unlocked base-spec). Both use the MC68020...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 June 2021, 20:18
Replies: 48
Views: 3,418
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Since I rarely use Amiga emulation, I only play...

Since I rarely use Amiga emulation, I only play it on my vanilla 1MB A500 and on my ACA122x-expanded A1200s. The A1200 runs it a tad faster, but still slower than it should have been (it should have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 June 2021, 16:08
Replies: 48
Views: 3,418
Posted By PortuguesePilot
But it doesn't count as a "bad game", now does...

But it doesn't count as a "bad game", now does it? Personally, I think it's awesome. Just needed to be a bit quicker (frames per second) to be perfect.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 June 2021, 14:43
Replies: 48
Views: 3,418
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Pharao's Curse (https://hol.abime.net/5538) ...

Pharao's Curse (https://hol.abime.net/5538)
Although lately people's stances about these sort of 8bit-ish games have somewhat changed, I remember that back in the day most people would say that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 June 2021, 20:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By PortuguesePilot
IMO, yes. And doesn't look as good...

IMO, yes. And doesn't look as good...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 June 2021, 13:56
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By PortuguesePilot
It's a bad game indeed. Although the concept is...

It's a bad game indeed. Although the concept is sound (Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that mixes music, dancing, athleticism, fighting techniques and bonding values) and Barravento is probably...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2021, 20:04
Replies: 22
Views: 2,435
Posted By PortuguesePilot
There. Those are the graphics and sound...

There. Those are the graphics and sound compromises (if the emulator was to use AGA) that I was talking about on my previous post...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 March 2021, 17:31
Replies: 22
Views: 2,435
Posted By PortuguesePilot
A base A1200 cannot handle a usable PC-Engine...

A base A1200 cannot handle a usable PC-Engine emulator. You'd have to have a very robustly altered A1200 to even run a PC-Engine game at a remotely playable speed and, if using AGA, the graphics...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 February 2021, 05:15
Replies: 514
Views: 40,079
Posted By PortuguesePilot
What if we focus on AGA? What can be...

What if we focus on AGA? What can be enhanced/extended in comparison to OCS?
Forum: Member Introductions 31 January 2021, 23:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,288
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Welcome, mate!

Welcome, mate!
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 22:39
Replies: 590
Views: 44,524
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Yes, I know. The whole Japan vs USA vs Europe...

Yes, I know. The whole Japan vs USA vs Europe gaming scenes has been discussed before and I do agree that it counts for the overall quality of the games we got. Even the aforementioned Street Fighter...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 22:35
Replies: 179
Views: 23,670
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I see.

I see.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 22:04
Replies: 179
Views: 23,670
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Amazing! The sequel is an even better game. Ever...

Amazing! The sequel is an even better game. Ever thought about porting it too?
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 21:57
Replies: 590
Views: 44,524
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Very interesting indeed. I had forgotten all...

Very interesting indeed. I had forgotten all about it. I remember that when I first saw it I thought that the mountainous landscape looked almost the same as the one used in Lionheart. After seeing...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 20:08
Replies: 590
Views: 44,524
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Exactly like that? Without compromising colour...

Exactly like that? Without compromising colour count and the number of objects on screen? I can't seem to remember any Amiga game that does it.

The rare examples I can recall in the Amiga realm of...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 02:03
Replies: 590
Views: 44,524
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Even if it doesn't have dual layers (well... it...

Even if it doesn't have dual layers (well... it has a background layer and sprite layer, which is basically two layers), it is capable of remarkable feats when it comes to parallax and hardware...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2021, 01:39
Replies: 590
Views: 44,524
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Also, something that can't be seen on pictures or...

Also, something that can't be seen on pictures or measured in colours are things like playability and fluidity. The Mega Drive's 'Street Fighter 2' (even the original non remastered version) puts...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 January 2021, 21:26
Replies: 590
Views: 44,524
Posted By PortuguesePilot
And the reasons why I and many others disagree...

And the reasons why I and many others disagree have already been said countless times. It is not the best Amiga at all and it will never be, in spite of you fanboys wanting it to be. As I said,...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 January 2021, 22:41
Replies: 514
Views: 40,079
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Awesome video.

Awesome video.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 January 2021, 19:59
Replies: 590
Views: 44,524
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I see people comparing the graphic abilities of a...

I see people comparing the graphic abilities of a Mega Drive with that of the CD32. The Mega Drive is a very nice all-rounded console (I own two) and has a very capable (for the time) graphical...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 January 2021, 01:23
Replies: 590
Views: 44,524
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I really considered a lot about posting this,...

I really considered a lot about posting this, given my role as a moderator, but I keep seeing people trying to reason with Gilbert and decided to post it anyway. So here goes:

I really don't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2021, 18:00
Replies: 32
Views: 2,352
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Well, compared to most of you I was an avid...

Well, compared to most of you I was an avid gamer. Played anything and everything I could put my hands on. I started with the Spectrum scene, which was huge in Portugal. First on the 48K 'rubber...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2021, 15:27
Replies: 111
Views: 10,209
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I say "Psy" (as in PSYchology) and "Gnosis". It's...

I say "Psy" (as in PSYchology) and "Gnosis". It's the correct pronunciation, considering the etymology of the name.

I always pronounced it that way, but back in my youth most of my mates said it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2021, 09:29
Replies: 153
Views: 11,017
Posted By PortuguesePilot
The matter was not if it was a true or false...

The matter was not if it was a true or false 32bit but rather a FULL 32bit and that it is not. There's a reason why Motorola made two chips with different naming. The 68020 is a FULL 32bit with a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2021, 18:39
Replies: 153
Views: 11,017
Posted By PortuguesePilot
It is. And I whish this logic was used more...

It is. And I whish this logic was used more often. It's the single reason why some games on the Spectrum and C64 are more enjoyable than their ST or Amiga's counterparts. They focused on gameplay and...
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