English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 40 of 4922
Search took 0.60 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: gimbal
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 20:10
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By gimbal
Man I hope that's satire.

Man I hope that's satire.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 17:24
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By gimbal
That's the trouble of looking again many years...

That's the trouble of looking again many years later :) I've been replaying a lot of the games from my youth on the A500 mini (granted: with a piss-poor controller) and ho boy there were some that...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 17:18
Replies: 32
Views: 2,465
Posted By gimbal
If that can only be activated upon starting a...

If that can only be activated upon starting a game it won't work for capturing animation frames unfortunately as you'd maybe need to record hours of playtime :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory Yesterday, 14:21
Replies: 2,184
Views: 344,517
Posted By gimbal
That sounds cool, I hope there will be some video...

That sounds cool, I hope there will be some video material of that event.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 13:52
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By gimbal
I'm pretty much the exact opposite, I'm so stuck...

I'm pretty much the exact opposite, I'm so stuck in the past that I can still remember every little moment I had playing with the A500. The first time I saw it, every time we got new games for it,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 13:45
Replies: 146
Views: 33,034
Posted By gimbal
... you think you've seen everything, but then...

... you think you've seen everything, but then you see someone that willingly plays Rise of the Robots. On the CDI.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 11:14
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By gimbal
No, because heroes are not by definition...

No, because heroes are not by definition superheroes. And certainly not comic book superheroes. The super tends to come from having superpowers.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 10:31
Replies: 58
Views: 3,227
Posted By gimbal
Yesterday I tortured myself. I played the Real...

Yesterday I tortured myself. I played the Real Ghostbusters - so much potential, so shit! It's almost like they designed this one to be unplayable.

And Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles (the first...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 09:58
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By gimbal
That does look impressive for the time. And it...

That does look impressive for the time. And it goes to show: sure they could have done it, but it'd run at 0.5fps :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 May 2022, 17:08
Replies: 146
Views: 33,034
Posted By gimbal
I can't find the one I would nominate. I'm pretty...

I can't find the one I would nominate. I'm pretty sure it was a Thrustmaster thing and it must have been around 96/97. It wasn't a typical stick, it was this gyroscopic monstrosity that you would...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 May 2022, 16:47
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By gimbal
Here is another interesting instance of an Amiga...

Here is another interesting instance of an Amiga popping up, which unfortunately made its way to the off-topic section so I'm reposting it here just in case people overlook it:
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2022, 13:17
Replies: 58
Views: 3,227
Posted By gimbal
The original Wonderboy runs quite well, but it's...

The original Wonderboy runs quite well, but it's an absolute travesty to have to control with the gamepad :) Which I can say for about 90% of the games so far, that joypad was the one terrible...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 May 2022, 23:37
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By gimbal
Made for some hilarious Game Grumps episodes...

Made for some hilarious Game Grumps episodes though :)

There is a third game too called Zelda's Adventure. I double dare you to be positive about that one!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2022, 23:25
Replies: 58
Views: 3,227
Posted By gimbal
Haven't had any issues so far but thanks for the...

Haven't had any issues so far but thanks for the heads up anyway.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2022, 21:45
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By gimbal
Define "real time". It's not video of course like...

Define "real time". It's not video of course like you would see on the PC, but it is nothing more than animating sprites and music playing. No AI, no collision detection, no input reading, no game.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2022, 17:40
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By gimbal
They were to me! As is Robocop, and also the...

They were to me! As is Robocop, and also the Terminator given any movie after Terminator 1.

The Amazing Spiderman is my #1. I can't help but be a sucker for games with tiny sprites and these are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2022, 17:39
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By gimbal
When you build a massive city and see it...

When you build a massive city and see it destroyed by disasters.

It's the circle of life!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2022, 15:30
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By gimbal
Well that's one then :)

Well that's one then :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2022, 14:41
Replies: 58
Views: 3,227
Posted By gimbal
The new ADF loading works a charm, and you can...

The new ADF loading works a charm, and you can choose the CPU type so that effectively makes it possible to boot whatever. I've been playing Wizzy's Quest, Gremlins 2, Chip's Challenge, the Munsters,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2022, 10:11
Replies: 58
Views: 3,227
Posted By gimbal
Nice :) I saw a video demonstrating how to work...

Nice :) I saw a video demonstrating how to work with ADFs, I think the implementation is done quite well, including disk swapping:

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

And with ADFs you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2022, 10:08
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By gimbal
I don't really like the fast pseudo-3D games like...

I don't really like the fast pseudo-3D games like After Burner and Space Harrier, in general. They're so pseudo that I can hardly tell when I'm going to be hit or not, which does not exactly make for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2022, 09:53
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By gimbal
Eh, I guess 2010 is getting close to retro now :)...

Eh, I guess 2010 is getting close to retro now :)

They're not bad games, I just found them a little repetitive in the end where the combat becomes hard enough to be a grind.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2022, 18:09
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By gimbal
Looks like an early version of pre-rendered intro...

Looks like an early version of pre-rendered intro sequences :) It's not like it was unusual in the 90's and 00's that pre-rendering would make promotional material look far better than the game...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2022, 17:44
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By gimbal
Another game I need to add to the A500 mini,...

Another game I need to add to the A500 mini, never played it. Looks like a lot of fun. Boy I missed out on a lot back in the day, that's what you get when you're stuck in RPGs all the time.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2022, 17:39
Replies: 123
Views: 20,107
Posted By gimbal
10 years later and I still prefer making level...

10 years later and I still prefer making level editors over actual levels.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2022, 17:34
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By gimbal
"Many times we saw Amiga OCS 3D game without...

"Many times we saw Amiga OCS 3D game without texture and DOS equivalent in VGA or SVGA with 256 colors with nice texture" - ... really? I can't think of a single one at the moment.
Forum: News 09 May 2022, 18:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,597
Posted By gimbal
Sad. Never knew the man but I'm sure I played a...

Sad. Never knew the man but I'm sure I played a couple of games that I wouldn't have if he hadn't been around and in charge.

It was only two days ago that I went through the rather massive video...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 May 2022, 13:57
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By gimbal
Aaaaaaah yes, jeepers it's so long ago that I...

Aaaaaaah yes, jeepers it's so long ago that I forgot about that. I actually remember that I used HD floppies and a mate copied over some games to them, which failed to boot on his machine.

But...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 May 2022, 13:55
Replies: 38
Views: 1,725
Posted By gimbal
Why so many votes for Elden Ring. It's a very...

Why so many votes for Elden Ring. It's a very good game, another winner in the line of FromSoft soulsies. Probably the favorite of many fans. But it's not exactly moving mountains, it's the usual...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 May 2022, 13:47
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By gimbal
What pops into my brain is Iomega zip disks when...

What pops into my brain is Iomega zip disks when I read "HD disquettes".
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 May 2022, 21:50
Replies: 1,273
Views: 229,724
Posted By gimbal
Oof. Now there's a quiz that will make the mods...

Oof. Now there's a quiz that will make the mods twitch. I wonder witcher bare chest we shall name as the obvious missing one this time around...

I know like only 4 of these games, I feel ashamed!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 May 2022, 12:24
Replies: 58
Views: 3,227
Posted By gimbal
Baby Jo was running too fast for me (quite...

Baby Jo was running too fast for me (quite literal, the character running speed was way too fast :) )... but unfortunately the workaround did not help there.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2022, 21:25
Replies: 38
Views: 1,725
Posted By gimbal
You are making the assumption that people from...

You are making the assumption that people from the future are going to be better people than we are. Is that a trend we've been following lately?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 May 2022, 18:37
Replies: 58
Views: 3,227
Posted By gimbal
Well I am left-handed, but yeah I'm waiting for...

Well I am left-handed, but yeah I'm waiting for the firmware update :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2022, 12:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By gimbal
"Don’t get too frustrated. The game is very...

"Don’t get too frustrated. The game is very random and even the best laid plans can get foiled by the mixture of the dice and cards"

Thats putting it mildly, IMO. The RNG in the game is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2022, 11:44
Replies: 58
Views: 3,227
Posted By gimbal
Yup :/ Although the controller does interfere a...

Yup :/ Although the controller does interfere a bit. I was playing Dynamite Dux for example and I had pretty big trouble aiming my shots, that was far easier with a proper stick in hand. So I may...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2022, 17:55
Replies: 38
Views: 1,725
Posted By gimbal
The open world bit was Morrowind paving the way...

The open world bit was Morrowind paving the way and Oblivion cementing it really, Skyrim was and remains immensely popular because of the flipping huge amount of content it has.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2022, 16:03
Replies: 38
Views: 1,725
Posted By gimbal
In development, allegedly.

In development, allegedly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2022, 11:15
Replies: 38
Views: 1,725
Posted By gimbal
Nowadays history is made through outrage. Fallout...

Nowadays history is made through outrage. Fallout 76, Cyberpunk, the Warcraft 3 remaster and Diablo: Immortal are controversial games that made the flames of hell shoot out of the earth.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 May 2022, 19:21
Replies: 58
Views: 3,227
Posted By gimbal
I've been giving my list of games a whirl and so...

I've been giving my list of games a whirl and so far all but one work out of the box - Puzznic is the only one that fails to load with default settings, I need to fiddle with the export mode...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 4922

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 22:58.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.37979 seconds with 10 queries