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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 23:44
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By gimbal
I'll tell you what: a unhealthy amount of french...

I'll tell you what: a unhealthy amount of french fries and questionable chicken product. I was so happy for about 15 minutes, but now It's feel like shit game time.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 23:39
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By gimbal
Oh my god you're right, the Zeusdas video on the...

Oh my god you're right, the Zeusdas video on the game starts the same :)

I always played Twintris by Digital Marketing, it is practically the same game but it is random.
Forum: project.EAB Yesterday, 14:13
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By gimbal
*crickets* Maybe you should be made...

*crickets*

Maybe you should be made moderator of those particular subforums so you can do it ;) (if regular mods can even do that? I don't know)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 14:01
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By gimbal
I can respect that question too, the Amiga was...

I can respect that question too, the Amiga was AWESOME for puzzle games. But even the definition of a puzzle game is a little vague because some people would consider Tetris to be a puzzle game, I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 July 2021, 17:02
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By gimbal
It is. My first thought was Gods. But... yeah do...

It is. My first thought was Gods. But... yeah do you consider that a shoot em up? I would consider it a puzzle platformer but you do throw a whole lot of projectiles and you do a whole lot of killing...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 July 2021, 16:57
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By gimbal
Really... I need to give it a try then.

Really... I need to give it a try then.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 July 2021, 16:50
Replies: 54
Views: 2,080
Posted By gimbal
I don't insist, I just think they look cool.

I don't insist, I just think they look cool.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 July 2021, 16:48
Replies: 30
Views: 1,253
Posted By gimbal
I would say Vindicators too. The Amiga version is...

I would say Vindicators too. The Amiga version is not bad technically but it is just so much not fun. It misses speed compared to the arcade version plus the ability to turn your turret separate from...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 July 2021, 01:06
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By gimbal
I like this one, you still get to pick from at...

I like this one, you still get to pick from at least 50% of the game library but it's a very different pool of games. By "No shooting" I am going to assume no projectiles of any kind. Perhaps it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2021, 16:40
Replies: 4,590
Views: 1,005,101
Posted By gimbal
You have to be a little lucky with oil, they are...

You have to be a little lucky with oil, they are purple square dots on the map. My basic rule of thumb is when I generate a new map if I don't see at least some oil right in the starting area in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2021, 15:35
Replies: 4,590
Views: 1,005,101
Posted By gimbal
You're already on trains!? Took me a couple...

You're already on trains!? Took me a couple hundred hours of playing before I went that far.

(of course I started in much more primitive versions of the game...)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 July 2021, 15:33
Replies: 54
Views: 2,080
Posted By gimbal
I feel so old, I had to google what VRR is....

I feel so old, I had to google what VRR is. Sounds promising indeed. I need to replace mine soon so I'll keep that in mind...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2021, 13:19
Replies: 996
Views: 158,702
Posted By gimbal
Damn, even the local legends haven't gotten to...

Damn, even the local legends haven't gotten to the 20 yet. I don't feel bad for getting absolutely nowhere with this one :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 July 2021, 12:23
Replies: 54
Views: 2,080
Posted By gimbal
I like that I can play the games windowed, that's...

I like that I can play the games windowed, that's about as much charm as the bigger monitor brings. But the look of playing on a native screen in a native resolution is infinitely more awesome.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2021, 12:12
Replies: 30
Views: 1,253
Posted By gimbal
I second Wonderboy. I do love that game...

I second Wonderboy. I do love that game (especially because it was one of the first games I played on the Amiga) but I also dislike it so, so much... Bad framerate, sluggish gameplay, weird jumping...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2021, 12:08
Replies: 4,590
Views: 1,005,101
Posted By gimbal
Eventually you are going to run out of building...

Eventually you are going to run out of building space though, you can't prevent clearing out at least some hives.

You can't prevent being the nasty invasive murderous alien :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 July 2021, 11:41
Replies: 54
Views: 2,080
Posted By gimbal
"Is it possible" is never the right question to...

"Is it possible" is never the right question to ask when it comes to computing. "Does it makes sense" comes closer.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2021, 11:37
Replies: 4,590
Views: 1,005,101
Posted By gimbal
Try to stay away from Youtube as long as possible...

Try to stay away from Youtube as long as possible ;) The most fun to be had is to discover how things work on your own and just create abominations which you improve upon gradually.

The one tip...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 July 2021, 17:47
Replies: 141
Views: 19,442
Posted By gimbal
I... don't really understand why you post that as...

I... don't really understand why you post that as a response to the quoted text.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 July 2021, 15:12
Replies: 54
Views: 2,080
Posted By gimbal
True enough, but if I get a real Amiga now it...

True enough, but if I get a real Amiga now it won't feel like it should either. Because I won't be sitting in the attic of my parent's house playing games together with my brother and endlessly...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2021, 15:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By gimbal
I'm sure it will happen, in good time. There is...

I'm sure it will happen, in good time. There is no need to rush right now, it had been buried for yonks so there is plenty of time to ask around if everyone that was in the original team is ok with...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2021, 14:51
Replies: 1,270
Views: 117,530
Posted By gimbal
Did you frequently have problems running games on...

Did you frequently have problems running games on the A500+ I wonder?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 July 2021, 11:38
Replies: 152
Views: 41,525
Posted By gimbal
It is a nice tune, but this thread is about the...

It is a nice tune, but this thread is about the BEST Amiga tunes. Nothing about that game is the best. Except maybe the concept, I rather enjoy the Smokey and the Bandit aspect of it.

The intro is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2021, 22:28
Replies: 4,590
Views: 1,005,101
Posted By gimbal
Either modrobert is talking about xk3y, or he...

Either modrobert is talking about xk3y, or he dusted of his xbox 360 with a midi keyboard :)
Forum: Amiga scene 23 July 2021, 22:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By gimbal
There is no real unwillingness, it's just that...

There is no real unwillingness, it's just that nobody knows who can actually give the go ahead. Old or not, someone can claim to own that property now that it's been unearthed again.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 July 2021, 16:39
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By gimbal
Maybe, comparing apples and oranges does run deep...

Maybe, comparing apples and oranges does run deep in the old computer geezers user base.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2021, 15:03
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By gimbal
Yes. ~30+ years ago that should have...

Yes.

~30+ years ago that should have happened. Now we gripe and groan about what could have been and what shouldn't have been.
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 July 2021, 14:38
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By gimbal
OT: Speaking of Lemmings, a recent RMC video...

OT: Speaking of Lemmings, a recent RMC video touched upon that classic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlFnMt3o1as

It shows how the levels were actually made :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 23 July 2021, 10:01
Replies: 141
Views: 19,442
Posted By gimbal
In the PC version too? Lazy gits!

In the PC version too? Lazy gits!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2021, 09:58
Replies: 4,590
Views: 1,005,101
Posted By gimbal
Giving Blasphemous...

Giving Blasphemous (https://store.steampowered.com/app/774361/Blasphemous/) a second go now that I have a new controller. The gameplay experience is a little smoother this time around but jeepers...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2021, 01:35
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By gimbal
Oof, that's a hard one. But I'm going to go...

Oof, that's a hard one. But I'm going to go with...

#1 Commando C64 (title), without a doubt. Legendary tune.
#2 R-Type C64 (title)
#3 Last Ninja C64 (first level most of all)

Although I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 July 2021, 16:18
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By gimbal
Yeah or games like Stardew Valley and Cave Story,...

Yeah or games like Stardew Valley and Cave Story, also created by one person and both have rich animations, music and sound effects. It blows my mind. I can't do that.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2021, 23:22
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By gimbal
It's kind of ironic that Retro is moaning about...

It's kind of ironic that Retro is moaning about someone moaning :) I guess he can stay anyway.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2021, 23:19
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By gimbal
I absolute love the 3D programmer's art :)

I absolute love the 3D programmer's art :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2021, 10:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,845
Posted By gimbal
Not so sure if putting a thread with a bit of a...

Not so sure if putting a thread with a bit of a child-unfriendly title like this in retrogaming was the right choice, perhaps off-topic is a better place for flippant threads.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 July 2021, 12:00
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By gimbal
Eh no, not at all. AlbionOnline is not even the...

Eh no, not at all. AlbionOnline is not even the same game.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 July 2021, 10:17
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By gimbal
Ah but it moves so smoothly at 5fps.

Ah but it moves so smoothly at 5fps.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 July 2021, 10:05
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By gimbal
I guess you could use this to figure out how to...

I guess you could use this to figure out how to load the game files, but that would be about as much use as you're going to get out of this source.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 July 2021, 22:11
Replies: 996
Views: 158,702
Posted By gimbal
Ah yes, now I know which of the hundred pixelart...

Ah yes, now I know which of the hundred pixelart games #5 is :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 July 2021, 14:19
Replies: 129
Views: 18,150
Posted By gimbal
Ah don't knock yourself now, I blew a large chunk...

Ah don't knock yourself now, I blew a large chunk of my education by being glued to my Amiga so it was probably for the best that you went for a PC ;)
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