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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 11:41
Replies: 22
Views: 896
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 Today, 11:37
Replies: 4,582
Views: 1,002,325
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 Yesterday, 17:47
Replies: 141
Views: 18,950
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 Yesterday, 15:12
Replies: 22
Views: 896
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 Yesterday, 15:08
Replies: 14
Views: 993
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 Yesterday, 14:51
Replies: 1,266
Views: 115,690
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 Yesterday, 11:38
Replies: 152
Views: 41,285
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: 4,582
Views: 1,002,325
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: 993
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: 315
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: 631
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: 12
Views: 444
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: 18,950
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: 4,582
Views: 1,002,325
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: 513
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: 438
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: 631
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: 438
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: 1,711
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: 435
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: 631
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: 435
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: 987
Views: 157,897
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: 17,909
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 ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 July 2021, 13:47
Replies: 166
Views: 7,623
Posted By gimbal
Doom yes, I replay the original two games at...

Doom yes, I replay the original two games at least once a year but probably several times both single player and coop. There is something really satisfying about zooming through those levels on a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 July 2021, 16:56
Replies: 166
Views: 7,623
Posted By gimbal
You do you, I'm playing Raft instead for...

You do you, I'm playing Raft instead for educational purposes.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 July 2021, 17:22
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By gimbal
Seriously, the grin on the soldiers on the Ikari...

Seriously, the grin on the soldiers on the Ikari Warriors box... God I love 80's/90's box artwork.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 July 2021, 16:57
Replies: 166
Views: 7,623
Posted By gimbal
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 July 2021, 14:49
Replies: 323
Views: 34,129
Posted By gimbal
I like it, it sounds "computer gamey". If done...

I like it, it sounds "computer gamey". If done right of course, it can also sound like a cat is screeching into your ears. The appeal should be clear - less resources needed for the music.

It was...
Forum: News 13 July 2021, 11:31
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By gimbal
Great, thank you! I'm very much into Javascript...

Great, thank you! I'm very much into Javascript game development myself, browsing through this will be a big help.

Cool to see that they do the same trick as me - use Typescript instead of pure...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 July 2021, 13:42
Replies: 323
Views: 34,129
Posted By gimbal
Neither for my parents, we got ours second hand...

Neither for my parents, we got ours second hand and most of the games came from... an acquaintance. It was the curse of having to pay mortgage, put food on the table and save up to put two kids...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 July 2021, 23:55
Replies: 40
Views: 2,914
Posted By gimbal
That's a nice read. I never realized that the...

That's a nice read. I never realized that the Dark Engine (Thief) was also portal based.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 July 2021, 23:21
Replies: 55
Views: 4,775
Posted By gimbal
Gimby fires the nostalgia spell at DDNI! ...

Gimby fires the nostalgia spell at DDNI!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FMmDeJe86M

It's super effective!

Kind of cute that it has a Spanish name. Amiga, Elgato... should have been a trend.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2021, 23:03
Replies: 987
Views: 157,897
Posted By gimbal
Oof, only recognize 11 of the games out of the...

Oof, only recognize 11 of the games out of the gate... This is going to be harder than the Sega one.
Forum: Coders. General 09 July 2021, 13:11
Replies: 43
Views: 3,889
Posted By gimbal
When you describe it like that it almost sounds...

When you describe it like that it almost sounds like the earliest version of a pixel shader :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2021, 00:19
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By gimbal
Well you can always use a proper FTP client to do...

Well you can always use a proper FTP client to do the downloads I guess.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2021, 00:12
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By gimbal
Indeed, perhaps because it's an insecure FTP. You...

Indeed, perhaps because it's an insecure FTP. You can go to the mirrors link and there you can find alternative download sources which will work.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 July 2021, 16:21
Replies: 211
Views: 47,086
Posted By gimbal
We all know that reason :)

We all know that reason :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 July 2021, 16:19
Replies: 323
Views: 34,129
Posted By gimbal
Theoretically yes, but you have to keep in mind...

Theoretically yes, but you have to keep in mind that people shopping for an A500 did so probably because they were looking for something that fit within a budget.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 July 2021, 14:42
Replies: 48
Views: 2,934
Posted By gimbal
There are always two. No more, no less.

There are always two. No more, no less.
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