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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 18:49
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By gimbal
Exclamation I love it when a plan comes together. Or in this...

I love it when a plan comes together. Or in this case, software creations come together. I must admit that sounds kind of dirty. I'll just be over there --->
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 18:43
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By gimbal
Massive respect for the guy. And for anyone that...

Massive respect for the guy. And for anyone that does repairs, really.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 18:37
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By gimbal
I call this shit for a different reason. Imagine...

I call this shit for a different reason. Imagine as a parent that back in the day you saw a huckleberry Hound game and you thought it would be a fun game for the little ones. And then you get this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 18:30
Replies: 4,686
Views: 1,123,479
Posted By gimbal
I can't do an MSX retro session without playing...

I can't do an MSX retro session without playing Zanac, Eggerland, King's Valley and Road Fighter :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2022, 22:56
Replies: 4,686
Views: 1,123,479
Posted By gimbal
Yes, the second one is a lot bigger and to me...

Yes, the second one is a lot bigger and to me that makes it more of a generic horror experience rather than that orchestrated tunnel of terror that a devious game director built for you. It is what...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2022, 15:35
Replies: 36
Views: 1,465
Posted By gimbal
You know I kind of take it personally when people...

You know I kind of take it personally when people just don't find it worth it to waste words on me and just throw a link at me and expect me to figure it out for myself, not posting anything takes...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2022, 12:21
Replies: 36
Views: 1,465
Posted By gimbal
Oh yeah Albion is a good one. The 3D sections...

Oh yeah Albion is a good one. The 3D sections might have been a dealbreaker at the time though, it would have made it unlikely the game would be considered for the A500 line.

... I think the 3D...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2022, 21:53
Replies: 36
Views: 1,465
Posted By gimbal
Blizzard's Blackthorne would be a game I think...

Blizzard's Blackthorne would be a game I think could have done well on the Amiga in it's heyday. It is the kind of game we just like to play. Exploration, prince of persia-esque platforming, shoot...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2022, 14:28
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By gimbal
Oddly specific that it is Asian :)

Oddly specific that it is Asian :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2022, 13:15
Replies: 36
Views: 1,465
Posted By gimbal
Don't know if that would have been feasible...

Don't know if that would have been feasible though given how little optimisation effort went into the DOS PC port. The main target was consoles for that one, clearly.

I want to note that I won't...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2022, 12:11
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By gimbal
It was a great stream (I idled while gaming...

It was a great stream (I idled while gaming myself ;) ), you are a good host.

You're not too bad at the game (although Jools and Jops did swim with the fishes pretty fast ;) ), you managed to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2022, 11:49
Replies: 36
Views: 1,465
Posted By gimbal
Probably Bitmap Brothers' "Z". Again a title that...

Probably Bitmap Brothers' "Z". Again a title that has "AMIGA!" written all over it which is not strange considering the source.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2022, 02:39
Replies: 198
Views: 32,842
Posted By gimbal
Exactly why it isn't even the least bit...

Exactly why it isn't even the least bit hypocritical :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2022, 00:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,465
Posted By gimbal
Definitely Prehistorik 2. It is a pretty oddball...

Definitely Prehistorik 2. It is a pretty oddball PC game which to me looks more like it started out as an A1200 title but because of the decline they just skipped the Amiga. The fact that it has...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 January 2022, 23:51
Replies: 4,686
Views: 1,123,479
Posted By gimbal
The first one was certainly amazing. The second...

The first one was certainly amazing. The second one... Not for me.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 January 2022, 13:17
Replies: 547
Views: 128,233
Posted By gimbal
All the best to you. This time I support the...

All the best to you. This time I support the decision, 7 months is a bit over the top.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2022, 12:53
Replies: 56
Views: 5,290
Posted By gimbal
Just goes to show that pretty much anything is...

Just goes to show that pretty much anything is possible in tech-land.

But that still doesn't imply that everything is feasible, Tomb Raider GBA came to be because the stars were aligned and...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 January 2022, 10:45
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By gimbal
Stop it with the cancel culture BS. You've...

Stop it with the cancel culture BS. You've probably already voiced your grievances the moment you first had it, this is borderline harassment.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2022, 18:40
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By gimbal
Yeah well Halo is pretty tame compared to early...

Yeah well Halo is pretty tame compared to early 90's games that were built to physically hurt you :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 January 2022, 18:35
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By gimbal
Maybe the compiler optimisations? It is not...

Maybe the compiler optimisations? It is not unusual that a release build is faster / smaller than a debug build because the full line of optimisations was active during it.

EDIT: wait, now I'm...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2022, 15:45
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By gimbal
I don't really know what you hope to achieve by...

I don't really know what you hope to achieve by posting that, there is a time and a place. This is not the place.
Forum: News 17 January 2022, 15:36
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By gimbal
Interesting. Now I'm curious about the actual...

Interesting. Now I'm curious about the actual list of games. Probably not Turrican because otherwise they would have namedropped that one for sure.

Ah Logical. Time to fire that one up again....
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2022, 14:58
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By gimbal
Cannon Fodder eh? Alright, interest peaked.

Cannon Fodder eh? Alright, interest peaked.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2022, 13:07
Replies: 4,686
Views: 1,123,479
Posted By gimbal
Skyrim again, this time a bow only user which is...

Skyrim again, this time a bow only user which is pretty much the polar opposite of my passive character run. Read: not allowed to do anything offensively against any creature unless it is a bow or...
Forum: project.EAB 17 January 2022, 12:38
Replies: 23
Views: 1,061
Posted By gimbal
In this other thread...

In this other thread (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=108936) 404 problems are being linked specifically to Firefox usage
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2022, 22:54
Replies: 61
Views: 7,837
Posted By gimbal
Diablo 1 is as repetitive as it gets, but it...

Diablo 1 is as repetitive as it gets, but it definitely has style. What sets Diablo 1 & 2 apart from Diablo 3 and makes them far better games in my opinion is just the fact that you're never...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2022, 19:53
Replies: 4,686
Views: 1,123,479
Posted By gimbal
Prince of Persia has a story? Wizard bad, kidnaps...

Prince of Persia has a story? Wizard bad, kidnaps princess, prince must save her. He does. The end.

The mirror is just a trap set by the wizard.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2022, 00:37
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By gimbal
Slow as it is I like that walking animation...

Slow as it is I like that walking animation though, it's almost like they're giants stomping around. I can imagine that if one of them approaches you it sounds like a T-Rex from a Jurassic Park movie...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2022, 20:42
Replies: 4,686
Views: 1,123,479
Posted By gimbal
It creates the "shadow" you.

It creates the "shadow" you.
Forum: project.EAB 14 January 2022, 18:16
Replies: 23
Views: 1,061
Posted By gimbal
Maybe redirect is the wrong word, the default...

Maybe redirect is the wrong word, the default protocol that should be picked if all you type in is "eab.abime.net" should be https. If you type http:// then that should just go to the http site...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2022, 17:49
Replies: 61
Views: 4,772
Posted By gimbal
It'd be a little random to do it specifically for...

It'd be a little random to do it specifically for this thread though, it happen all the time that a discussion of a game someone is making dives into the technical side. I don't see a problem, the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2022, 17:45
Replies: 4,686
Views: 1,123,479
Posted By gimbal
And that one is better than on other platforms...

And that one is better than on other platforms too? I would really never stop to think to play that exact version.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2022, 17:43
Replies: 675
Views: 125,948
Posted By gimbal
Agree, fits it perfectly.

Agree, fits it perfectly.
Forum: project.EAB 14 January 2022, 16:48
Replies: 23
Views: 1,061
Posted By gimbal
But what 404's? The http route works just fine...

But what 404's? The http route works just fine for me. I want the redirect because I'm too lazy to type it out myself :)
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2022, 11:23
Replies: 61
Views: 4,772
Posted By gimbal
Thank you. It really is time to stop it with the...

Thank you. It really is time to stop it with the engine talk, that was all the rage two decades ago and even back then it was sweepingly inaccurate at best.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2022, 10:52
Replies: 61
Views: 4,772
Posted By gimbal
Ditching Streets of Rage for Final Fight because...

Ditching Streets of Rage for Final Fight because you call Final Fight the "big kahuna"... oof that is going to hurt some people :)

Imagine if a playable Final Fight Amiga actually manages to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2022, 10:43
Replies: 23
Views: 2,108
Posted By gimbal
Exactly, no need for hyperbole. They are called...

Exactly, no need for hyperbole. They are called "fair criticisms". Despite them you can still like the game as many in this thread do.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2022, 19:08
Replies: 23
Views: 2,108
Posted By gimbal
I don't understand where you get the idea from...

I don't understand where you get the idea from that it is getting hate. There is none here whatsoever.
Forum: project.EAB 12 January 2022, 16:22
Replies: 35
Views: 10,377
Posted By gimbal
I mean if you round it down to the year it's...

I mean if you round it down to the year it's still the 20th anniversary.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2022, 16:09
Replies: 776
Views: 78,104
Posted By gimbal
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=108143 ...

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=108143

The person who tactfully titled the thread "wonderboy", I would reckon :)
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