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Forum: Amiga scene 23 February 2021, 22:14
Replies: 497
Views: 38,573
Posted By Gilbert
The Amiga failed because Commodore bought the...

The Amiga failed because Commodore bought the Amiga technology (they didn't create it) and then let most of the team go - so there was no decent follow-up. They just made money from it and put...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 February 2021, 22:01
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
It's refreshing to see people talking normally in...

It's refreshing to see people talking normally in this thread

Sokolvic - also note those are A500 games (often with only 512k of memory, like SOTB) not AGA games with 2Mb of memory and CD quality...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 February 2021, 16:52
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
I like you Konrad you are a good guy but so far...

I like you Konrad you are a good guy but so far everyone who has called me a troll - has proven to be a troll themselves so hope you don't fall victim to group-think or coder-worship that goes on on...
Forum: News 01 February 2021, 18:19
Replies: 180
Views: 22,278
Posted By Gilbert
I received my issue today and very happy to see...

I received my issue today and very happy to see the CD32 section. Have just skimmed it so far (busy with work) but like this issue very much. Just a minor complaint but bigger game screenshots in the...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 January 2021, 22:04
Replies: 34
Views: 6,451
Posted By Gilbert
As long as the police of that future reality do...

As long as the police of that future reality do their job and tell people to stop calling other people mentally ill because they think their A1200 is better....
Forum: Amiga scene 30 January 2021, 21:56
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
Bruce Abbot is speaking the truth. Even if you...

Bruce Abbot is speaking the truth. Even if you just play music from the CD on CD32 you already save yourself a lot of memory that can be used to enhance the game. Then separately you can stream in...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 January 2021, 18:35
Replies: 34
Views: 6,451
Posted By Gilbert
Must have been a future where the Jaguar was a...

Must have been a future where the Jaguar was a success! unless it was Infogrames Atari....
Forum: Amiga scene 27 January 2021, 18:33
Replies: 88
Views: 6,627
Posted By Gilbert
Agree with this! Even the demo i got on a...

Agree with this! Even the demo i got on a magazine - I played to death.
Forum: News 27 January 2021, 18:30
Replies: 180
Views: 22,278
Posted By Gilbert
Hey heard you on Retro Hour podcast Bill! ( I am...

Hey heard you on Retro Hour podcast Bill! ( I am always very far behind on podcasts). Great stuff. Interesting to hear about the Amiga artist lady you helped - also in magazine
Forum: Amiga scene 26 January 2021, 22:58
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
Your points makes zero sense - "I am trolling"?...

Your points makes zero sense - "I am trolling"? but yet you are the one who keeps insulting me...

Also you guys send insults the CD32's way, so why can't I respond with some insults against your...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 January 2021, 22:32
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
There is no trolling bud, I think you just get...

There is no trolling bud, I think you just get upset at things you shouldn't get upset by tbh. Some of it is a bit of humour thrown in. Like when I say the CD32 "smashes" the Megadrive or I make a...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 January 2021, 17:23
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
We all know the people who bother to write in...

We all know the people who bother to write in threads that they are not reading them - really are. Just admit you secretly love CD32 and use it to play your Men At Work and INXS CDs


...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 January 2021, 16:31
Replies: 264
Views: 23,832
Posted By Gilbert
I think Trump just proved what advertisers...

I think Trump just proved what advertisers already know - people will believe anything if you keep telling them it.

I really like the title of this thread - it makes it better.

Daniel - that...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 January 2021, 17:46
Replies: 88
Views: 6,627
Posted By Gilbert
Yes I guess there wasn't a huge amount of testing...

Yes I guess there wasn't a huge amount of testing back then . In the original Kick off you could always score with that lob but it was a lot harder to get into position for that. In Sensi is really...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 January 2021, 16:45
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
I wasn't calling you a liar but was very...

I wasn't calling you a liar but was very suspicious you choose to leave the thread as soon as I have good points especially since you said that I "wouldnt accept the truth". Well good job I didn't or...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 January 2021, 16:21
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
Yes notice I am not trying to convince other...

Yes notice I am not trying to convince other Amiga owners that their machine isn't the best Amiga- even though they are obviously wrong! ;)
...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 January 2021, 16:13
Replies: 88
Views: 6,627
Posted By Gilbert
Yes you right! sorry I missed one. I will edit...

Yes you right! sorry I missed one. I will edit the previous list. Let me know if anyone else spots any errors.

The reason I didn't pick Kick Off 2 was because I had Player Manager in my list ....
Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2021, 19:23
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
My nice post to you doesn't warrant that response...

My nice post to you doesn't warrant that response at all

That confirms it's because I CORRECTED some of your points and you don't want to admit you were wrong. There is no truth when there are...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2021, 18:59
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
We at least need to ask them what their reasoning...

We at least need to ask them what their reasoning was. My feeling is back then games didn't save things like high scores (I don't remember any doing it - altho there may have been a couple) so they...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2021, 21:22
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
I guess maybe the base size would have to be...

I guess maybe the base size would have to be quite large still - a bit like human DNA information to grow a human or acorn to grow an oak


I thought of some cool compression ideas for CD32
...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2021, 18:37
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
It is funny in places but trouble with these...

It is funny in places but trouble with these videos is they never have the best games. You could do a review for the SNES with some pretty terrible games if you wanted - but no-one would ever do...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2021, 17:04
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
I thought you said they understated how many...

I thought you said they understated how many colours the Amiga could disiplay while playing back video in your earlier post. And the max number of colours they stated onscreen in Ham 8 mode was lower...
Forum: News 21 January 2021, 21:41
Replies: 98
Views: 17,352
Posted By Gilbert
I've missed all this! I def will get 2.

I've missed all this! I def will get 2.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2021, 21:38
Replies: 125
Views: 16,546
Posted By Gilbert
Great game Bob. I'm sure this is way better than...

Great game Bob. I'm sure this is way better than any developer would have done it back in the day. Looks very slick

I used to play Tapper a lot on my Playstation 1( was on one of those arcade...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2021, 19:40
Replies: 88
Views: 6,627
Posted By Gilbert
Turrican 2 is the most loved game among EAB users...

Turrican 2 is the most loved game among EAB users so far

1. Turrican 2 (9 votes)
2. Lotus 1 = The Secret Of Monkey Island (6 votes)
3. Cannon Fodder (5 Votes)
4. Battle Squadron = Gods =...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2021, 16:12
Replies: 88
Views: 6,627
Posted By Gilbert
I am now collating all the results to see which...

I am now collating all the results to see which games got the most votes. Might take me a couple of days. Surprised at how few people mentioned Rainbow Islands so far. Personally I am a big fan of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2021, 22:21
Replies: 153
Views: 10,437
Posted By Gilbert
As well as SF2, I think CD32 could also do a...

As well as SF2, I think CD32 could also do a great version of Final Fight. Maybe 3 times as good as the A500 one because of it's bigger sprites and extra memory. The music could all play from CD too...
Forum: News 20 January 2021, 22:13
Replies: 180
Views: 22,278
Posted By Gilbert
I got download for the second issue available -...

I got download for the second issue available - but going to wait for it to arrive in the post before I read it, Looking forward to the CD32 section this issue
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2021, 21:55
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
BTW sorry I missed your earlier reply when I...

BTW sorry I missed your earlier reply when I replied before. So I will reply to that a little here also

But... I would sat Commodore actually understated the CD32's ablities in a couple of those...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2021, 16:50
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
I think the modern Playstation and the Xbox are...

I think the modern Playstation and the Xbox are literally the same system. Doesn't the same manufacturer even make their GPUs? You get the same games, that look exactly the same unless you do some...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2021, 21:35
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
I don't have time to write a proper reply tonight...

I don't have time to write a proper reply tonight but feel everyone is skirting round the fact that Megadrive and SNES both have a 16 color limit per tile.... so the specs about how many colors both...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 January 2021, 17:18
Replies: 32
Views: 2,184
Posted By Gilbert
I have looked at Nex Machina vids before and...

I have looked at Nex Machina vids before and agree it looks good but not sure if will prefer it to Robotron. My most recent machine is a 360 and I have both the Geometry Wars (twin stick shooter)...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2021, 17:11
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
Is it the part where all the music and sound...

Is it the part where all the music and sound effects stop so it can play speech samples? :D

...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 January 2021, 16:53
Replies: 32
Views: 2,184
Posted By Gilbert
We actually agree on something here mcgeezer -...

We actually agree on something here mcgeezer - Robotron is my fav arcade game of all time :great
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2021, 16:38
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
Ah ok I think you meant Gunstar Heroes (you said...

Ah ok I think you meant Gunstar Heroes (you said Guardian Heroes) and MD Castlevania. I don't remember either game being popular at the time tbh. I have played a little of Gunstar Heroes (i didn't...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 January 2021, 22:04
Replies: 590
Views: 41,667
Posted By Gilbert
We were talking about the Megadrive not the...

We were talking about the Megadrive not the Saturn. The CD32 probably could do a good version of Symphony of the Night - the Saturn version wasn't that great from what I heard (slowdown!)

The...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2021, 22:21
Replies: 957
Views: 118,496
Posted By Gilbert
You can put me down for the CD32 version. Great...

You can put me down for the CD32 version. Great work!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2021, 22:15
Replies: 32
Views: 2,184
Posted By Gilbert
Great thread dude :great LIKES I'm massively...

Great thread dude :great

LIKES I'm massively into old (retro) games. I really got into 80s arcade games the last few years. Games like Prehistoric Isle, Ghouls N Ghosts, Rush n Crash etc On top of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2021, 22:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,613
Posted By Gilbert
I've played this. is really good. When I first...

I've played this. is really good. When I first played I found the first boss a bit too hard compared to what I'd just played but you work it out after some practice. Wish they would make a CD32...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2021, 18:55
Replies: 88
Views: 6,627
Posted By Gilbert
This is my favourite top-5 so far. IK+,...

This is my favourite top-5 so far. IK+, Interceptor and Lasersquad. All incredible games!



I enjoyed Hybris but wouldn't be in my top 20. As for Battle Squadron I could never get into it. It...
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