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Forum: News 2021-10-28, 11:04
Replies: 1
Views: 1,160
Posted By elmuerte
Further discussion about this news can continue...

Further discussion about this news can continue here
Forum: Syndicated news 2021-10-28, 08:48
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By elmuerte
But the Zelda games are not really sequels, they...

But the Zelda games are not really sequels, they are basically all reboots.
Forum: News 2021-10-28, 08:45
Replies: 1
Views: 1,160
Posted By elmuerte
LBA1 and LBA2 made Open Source

2.21 has just released the source code (https://blog.2point21.com/p/devlog-releasing-lba-open-source) of LBA1 and LBA2 as Open Source. It has been made available under the GNU Public License version...
Forum: Syndicated news 2021-10-22, 14:18
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By elmuerte
It's about introducing a series naming. So ...

It's about introducing a series naming. So

1. Little Big Adventure: Twinsen's Adventure
2. Little Big Adventure 2: Twinsen's Odyssey
3. Little Big Adventure 3: Twinsen's Legacy

The poll is...
Forum: Off topic 2021-10-10, 14:52
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By elmuerte
The rights were secured a long time ago. Money...

The rights were secured a long time ago. Money and taking the risk has always been the concern.
Remember than while they were No Cliche they were Sega exclusive, and didn't have the rights.
Forum: General 2021-10-10, 14:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By elmuerte
The game contains the text "Normal Diving Suit"...

The game contains the text "Normal Diving Suit" as a description in the behavior screen. But it's unused.

See also:
9210


I don't think it was ever answered. Maybe it was "Emerald lake"...
Forum: Off topic 2021-09-15, 22:28
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By elmuerte
The Artful Escape was made for you ...

The Artful Escape was made for you
https://theartfulescape.com/

https://youtu.be/ZDj13Mz2voM

(I just finished it)
Forum: The site and forum 2021-09-09, 19:00
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By elmuerte
yeah, I need to replace those banners with...

yeah, I need to replace those banners with something else showing the various options currently available.
Forum: General 2021-09-09, 09:05
Replies: 60
Views: 3,198
Posted By elmuerte
they also mention reboot is quite...

they also mention



reboot is quite broad of a term, it's sometimes read as remaking. But it could also mean restarting the franchise in maybe a slightly different way.
So.... LBA Tower Defense...
Forum: General 2021-09-09, 08:25
Replies: 60
Views: 3,198
Posted By elmuerte
Maybe it's a LBA1.5 or LBA0, although the latter...

Maybe it's a LBA1.5 or LBA0, although the latter would not make much sense as LBA0 wouldn't really be about Twinsen and Zoe.
Forum: General 2021-09-08, 18:39
Replies: 60
Views: 3,198
Posted By elmuerte
Oh crap.. I need to update that website now.

Oh crap.. I need to update that website now.
Forum: General 2021-09-08, 18:13
Replies: 60
Views: 3,198
Posted By elmuerte
Amazing :D I knew keeping the MBN around...

Amazing :D

I knew keeping the MBN around would be worth it.
Forum: News 2021-09-08, 18:11
Replies: 46
Views: 5,924
Posted By elmuerte
[2.21] is working on a new LBA

https://twitter.com/2point21/status/1435578917058801666

Looks like after almost 24 years LBA is finally going to get a new game, made by the 2.21 video game studio (https://www.2point21.com/)....
Forum: General 2021-08-03, 00:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By elmuerte
iirc the ID only has a use on Brundle Island. The...

iirc the ID only has a use on Brundle Island. The holomap is only a convenience to keep track of your quest.
So you don't need it. And if I remember correctly, you can buy a holomap in the shop on...
Forum: General 2021-07-10, 00:25
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
Maybe it's just me, but the timing in those songs...

Maybe it's just me, but the timing in those songs seems really wrong.
Forum: General 2021-06-07, 20:33
Replies: 17
Views: 3,189
Posted By elmuerte
I just did a quick test with my TO copy (Virgin...

I just did a quick test with my TO copy (Virgin release), and the music keeps going on Citadel Island. It does play the full track from the CD, and not the 30 second long clip. Note that I tried the...
Forum: News 2021-03-28, 20:07
Replies: 9
Views: 14,585
Posted By elmuerte
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ExOw6s-WgAEQzV2?format...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ExOw6s-WgAEQzV2?format=png
Forum: News 2021-03-24, 16:41
Replies: 9
Views: 14,585
Posted By elmuerte
From the looks of it, the holomap is finished: ...

From the looks of it, the holomap is finished:

https://twitter.com/MartinGerhardy/status/1374637394318790656
Forum: General 2021-03-08, 22:01
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
You didn't get an email? I received an email, and...

You didn't get an email? I received an email, and SMS, last Friday about a possible delivery Tuesday. This morning I saw on the DHL track&trace it was being delivered today.
Forum: General 2021-03-08, 18:18
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
My stuff arrived ...

My stuff arrived
https://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=10347&stc=1&d=1615220270
Forum: General 2021-01-17, 17:18
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
looks I had a leftover from the multi-quote and I...

looks I had a leftover from the multi-quote and I didn't clean my post correctly. It's fixed now :)
Forum: General 2021-01-17, 01:08
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
I acknowledge two different Emerald Moons. The...

I acknowledge two different Emerald Moons. The new one, with the synth, is going more into a John Carpenter direction. The song's application has been limited by this though. It works for Emerald...
Forum: General 2021-01-15, 18:56
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
Music alone doesn't do it for me. It's about the...

Music alone doesn't do it for me. It's about the complete package. The new songs are just new songs... they were not part of any adventure I had.
Forum: General 2020-12-21, 01:13
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
It's also nice of them to put in a special thanks...

It's also nice of them to put in a special thanks for DarkFlame, our one true Twinsen (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkLtOdhXvlo).
Forum: General 2020-12-21, 01:05
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
I don't like the new In The Temple. The new...

I don't like the new In The Temple. The new Desert is also a bit too crowed with instruments. FT LAps could have received some more focus on the guitar, the lower tones are way too loud.
Village...
Forum: General 2020-12-20, 15:21
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
Listing to the new rendition is clear how a lot...

Listing to the new rendition is clear how a lot of songs really were made to be played by an orchestra. The Opening for LBA and The Quest are so good :tup: :D

Emerald Moon has been made extra...
Forum: News 2020-12-20, 15:08
Replies: 9
Views: 12,721
Posted By elmuerte
Little Big Adventure Symphonic Suite is out now (for backers)

About one and a half year ago Philippe Vachey and Wayô Records did a succesful Kickstarter (http://kck.st/2JQA1d2) for a symphonic rendition of the LBA music.

The work has been completed and is...
Forum: News 2020-11-23, 22:17
Replies: 9
Views: 14,585
Posted By elmuerte
Support for LBA1 now available in ScummVM

ScummVM announced (https://www.scummvm.org/news/20201122/) that support for LBA1 is now available in the development builds.
Forum: News 2020-10-29, 09:00
Replies: 3
Views: 9,762
Posted By elmuerte
ResidualVM has become part of ScummVM a few...

ResidualVM has become part of ScummVM a few months ago: https://www.scummvm.org/news/20201009/

ScummVM has basically been turning in a platform to host remakes of classic video game engine.
Forum: News 2020-10-25, 09:37
Replies: 3
Views: 9,762
Posted By elmuerte
TwinEngine has been added to ScummVM

A new developer (https://github.com/scummvm/scummvm/pull/2532) has picked up the TwinEngine (https://forum.magicball.net/forumdisplay.php?f=66), a remake of the LBA1 engine, and has ported it over to...
Forum: First aid 2020-02-17, 19:47
Replies: 13
Views: 7,705
Posted By elmuerte
There are 4 different movies: - normal - with...

There are 4 different movies:
- normal
- with blue eye
- with band-aid
- Twinsen's resists, and gets hit on the other side.

It's best to get jailed on each island at least once, and you should...
Forum: General 2019-06-27, 23:22
Replies: 341
Views: 57,007
Posted By elmuerte
Hold your horses there, let's not get overexcited.

Hold your horses there, let's not get overexcited.
Forum: News 2019-05-20, 20:06
Replies: 10
Views: 26,096
Posted By elmuerte
Little Big Adventure Symphonic Suite Kickstarter

The kickstarter for the Little Big Adventure Symphonic Suite (http://kck.st/2JQA1d2) is live.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wayo/little-big-adventure-symphonic-suite

Philippe Vachey and...
Forum: News 2019-05-14, 21:11
Replies: 1
Views: 15,761
Posted By elmuerte
Follow-up discussion in this thread

Follow-up discussion in this thread
Forum: News 2019-05-14, 21:07
Replies: 1
Views: 15,761
Posted By elmuerte
Twinsen Upcoming kickstarter for a symphonic rendition of the LBA music

This was posted on the offical Little Big Adventure facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/LittleBigAdventureOfficial/photos/a.1475394376022202/2391923257702638/):

...
Forum: Off topic 2017-09-18, 19:45
Replies: 78
Views: 10,952
Posted By elmuerte
Oh geez, this is terrible to hear. He'll be...

Oh geez, this is terrible to hear. He'll be missed, our only real life Twinsen.

I hope you're doing well Atresica.
Forum: News 2016-04-09, 01:05
Replies: 25
Views: 27,686
Posted By elmuerte
I think/hope I fixed that now.

I think/hope I fixed that now.
Forum: General 2016-04-06, 19:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By elmuerte
You mean the enhanced version or the original? I...

You mean the enhanced version or the original? I didn't have any problems rushing through the enchanted version.
Forum: News 2016-04-06, 19:47
Replies: 25
Views: 27,686
Posted By elmuerte
Chrome on Windows XP should now work.

Chrome on Windows XP should now work.
Forum: The site and forum 2016-03-19, 00:10
Replies: 14
Views: 13,566
Posted By elmuerte
It got broken due to the move to SSL. The...

It got broken due to the move to SSL. The recaptcha host uses an invalid certificate, and the url should have been changed to a new one. It was a simple template update.

So everything should be in...
Forum: The site and forum 2016-03-18, 23:59
Replies: 14
Views: 13,566
Posted By elmuerte
I'll look into it.

I'll look into it.
Forum: News 2016-02-29, 21:18
Replies: 25
Views: 27,686
Posted By elmuerte
Should be fine now for new stuff. Old posts need...

Should be fine now for new stuff. Old posts need to be re-rendered (I hope).
Forum: News 2016-02-29, 21:10
Replies: 25
Views: 27,686
Posted By elmuerte
I hate PHP :/

I hate PHP :/
Forum: News 2016-02-16, 09:29
Replies: 25
Views: 27,686
Posted By elmuerte
Windows XP?!... It looks like that's the problem...

Windows XP?!... It looks like that's the problem as also explained here: https://github.com/letsencrypt/letsencrypt/issues/1660 . And by the looks of it they haven't tackled the problem.
Firefox...
Forum: News 2016-02-15, 19:44
Replies: 25
Views: 27,686
Posted By elmuerte
Then there might be something wrong with your...

Then there might be something wrong with your browser(s). I recently switched MBN to HTTPS using "Let's encrypt"'s certificate stuff which is properly signed by a widely accepted Root CA. It also...
Forum: News 2016-02-09, 21:14
Replies: 25
Views: 27,686
Posted By elmuerte
If you see this, then you should be looking at...

If you see this, then you should be looking at the moved MBN. I hope everything went correctly, but if you see anything weird, then please report so here.
Forum: News 2016-02-09, 21:08
Replies: 25
Views: 27,686
Posted By elmuerte
The reason is simple. The current host is ceasing...

The reason is simple. The current host is ceasing operation. So that's why everything is going to move.
Forum: News 2016-02-08, 23:56
Replies: 25
Views: 27,686
Posted By elmuerte
MBN moving hosts Tuesday, 9th of Februari

Tomorrow I will move the MBN to a new host, which means that it will be down for a while.

The move is going to start around 18:00 CET. After moving the latest files and restoring the database...
Forum: The site and forum 2014-09-01, 19:01
Replies: 7
Views: 2,423
Posted By elmuerte
Caused by the full page caching done by the CMS,...

Caused by the full page caching done by the CMS, and apparently the forum's CSS was changed.

Disabled full page caching on the front page for now so it should work ok for everybody.


ps, I'm...
Forum: Member Announcements 2014-07-20, 23:17
Replies: 50
Views: 3,680
Posted By elmuerte
right now I have no plans for the 6th or 7th. (we...

right now I have no plans for the 6th or 7th. (we could crash Jesse's birthday on the 6th ;))
Forum: Member Announcements 2014-07-19, 02:40
Replies: 50
Views: 3,680
Posted By elmuerte
Weekends are often ok for me, or weekdays in...

Weekends are often ok for me, or weekdays in Rotterdam. An earlier heads-up would be preferable, because then I could take the day off during weekdays.
Forum: Member Announcements 2014-07-12, 19:13
Replies: 50
Views: 3,680
Posted By elmuerte
Because that's pretty much the case.

Because that's pretty much the case.
Forum: Member Announcements 2014-07-11, 22:25
Replies: 50
Views: 3,680
Posted By elmuerte
I just realized the 13th of july is this weekend...

I just realized the 13th of july is this weekend :/
Forum: Member Announcements 2014-07-09, 23:42
Replies: 50
Views: 3,680
Posted By elmuerte
I can do Sunday, and have a few more options on...

I can do Sunday, and have a few more options on leaving late.
Forum: Member Announcements 2014-07-07, 19:55
Replies: 50
Views: 3,680
Posted By elmuerte
During the week will be difficult for me as I'm...

During the week will be difficult for me as I'm working. And given the fact that I work in Rotterdam I can't be earlier than 18:30ish in Amsterdam. (And can't stay later than 22:40)
Forum: General 2014-06-15, 01:56
Replies: 14
Views: 5,735
Posted By elmuerte
I have a mint condition copy of LBA, LBA2 and TO...

I have a mint condition copy of LBA, LBA2 and TO and a less mint condition copy of LBA2.
Getting them signed, makes them less mint.
Although... getting the less mint copy signed would improve it, I...
Forum: News 2014-04-04, 00:01
Replies: 137
Views: 41,196
Posted By elmuerte
Once you get past the Temple of Bu it gets...

Once you get past the Temple of Bu it gets easier. Just hang in there. Don't retry too often. First time I went through the temple I also got frustrated enough to stop. I played it in 3 different...
Forum: The site and forum 2014-04-02, 19:47
Replies: 27
Views: 5,443
Posted By elmuerte
I created those. I think we need to come up with...

I created those. I think we need to come up with a different way to present the different ways to buy the games. (Also need to update littlebigadventure.com (and 2 (and 3)))
Forum: LBA promotion forum 2014-04-02, 19:42
Replies: 25
Views: 4,771
Posted By elmuerte
If it gets sold a lot it might get featured. It's...

If it gets sold a lot it might get featured. It's a chicken egg problem.
Forum: LBA promotion forum 2014-04-02, 00:40
Replies: 25
Views: 4,771
Posted By elmuerte
Easy, get it promoted in the store. That's the...

Easy, get it promoted in the store. That's the only way (besides going viral) to get it to sell.
Forum: LBA promotion forum 2014-04-02, 00:38
Replies: 14
Views: 6,032
Posted By elmuerte
ugh... you sound like my boss

ugh... you sound like my boss
Forum: News 2014-03-30, 22:03
Replies: 137
Views: 41,196
Posted By elmuerte
The original crate puzzle required more precise...

The original crate puzzle required more precise movement. I think that's the reason they simplified it. That's the only major change to the scenes for as far as I know.


As for the crow in the...
Forum: News 2014-03-27, 01:21
Replies: 137
Views: 41,196
Posted By elmuerte
It didn't slow me down. Instead of positioning...

It didn't slow me down. Instead of positioning myself, and throwing the ball a couple of times I could perfectly aim and time my hits. In the end it takes me less time to get a hit in the mobile...
Forum: News 2014-03-27, 01:14
Replies: 137
Views: 41,196
Posted By elmuerte
I received the copy last week, and played it...

I received the copy last week, and played it twice since. This review has been waiting to be published for a couple of days.
Forum: News 2014-03-27, 01:01
Replies: 137
Views: 41,196
Posted By elmuerte
Twinsun Little Big Adventure mobile version review

The people from DotEmu (http://www.dotemu.com/) were kind enough to provide me with a review copy of the now available mobile version of Little Big Adventure. LBA is available for both Android...
Forum: General 2014-03-22, 14:02
Replies: 14
Views: 2,391
Posted By elmuerte
Guess you didn't know this about LBA1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfghqXyPOnM
Forum: News 2014-03-12, 21:20
Replies: 1
Views: 9,762
Posted By elmuerte
Please follow up the discussion in the previous...

Please follow up the discussion in the previous news item >>
Forum: News 2014-03-12, 21:18
Replies: 1
Views: 9,762
Posted By elmuerte
Little Big Adventure will come to iOS and Android on March 27

In about 2 weeks time the Little Big Adventure will return on your mobile phone, if you've got an Android or iOS mobile phone. It has been made possible by DotEmu (http://bit.ly/1ki3k33).
...
Forum: News 2013-11-04, 21:41
Replies: 126
Views: 44,029
Posted By elmuerte
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BSVqt8zCUAApjGQ.jpg:la...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BSVqt8zCUAApjGQ.jpg:large
Forum: News 2013-11-04, 21:34
Replies: 126
Views: 44,029
Posted By elmuerte
http://www.bamarenlive.com/2013/11/pgw-13-frederic...

http://www.bamarenlive.com/2013/11/pgw-13-frederick-raynal.html
Forum: News 2013-11-04, 21:31
Replies: 126
Views: 44,029
Posted By elmuerte
Early 2014 is the rumor. Also... no wall hit...

Early 2014 is the rumor. Also... no wall hit damage.
Forum: Off topic 2013-06-16, 00:35
Replies: 2,503
Views: 84,951
Posted By elmuerte
So wrong! Kurck will be next.

So wrong!

Kurck will be next.
Forum: Fan Art 2013-06-11, 22:12
Replies: 15
Views: 11,871
Posted By elmuerte
should be fixed now

should be fixed now
Forum: General 2013-06-02, 01:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By elmuerte
amazing :tup:

amazing :tup:
Forum: The site and forum 2013-05-15, 21:42
Replies: 32
Views: 4,828
Posted By elmuerte
The pun is that "shifting a bit" in natural...

The pun is that "shifting a bit" in natural language is, moving something a small amount, like 1 position. In computer terms, shifting a bit is moving the value a small amount to the left or right,...
Forum: The site and forum 2013-05-14, 20:31
Replies: 32
Views: 4,828
Posted By elmuerte
pff.. nobody acknowledged my pun about increasing...

pff.. nobody acknowledged my pun about increasing the limit.
Forum: The site and forum 2013-05-14, 00:03
Replies: 32
Views: 4,828
Posted By elmuerte
Well... it's a forum, not an instant messaging...

Well... it's a forum, not an instant messaging platform. Either way, I shifted the limit a bit ;)
Forum: The site and forum 2013-04-28, 18:05
Replies: 45
Views: 9,611
Posted By elmuerte
Added the feature. Let me know if it causes...

Added the feature. Let me know if it causes issues/or if it sucks.
Forum: News 2013-01-13, 10:43
Replies: 85
Views: 30,511
Posted By elmuerte
Game Music is Alive! (now sadly Dead)

http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=9514&stc=1&d=1358065667 (http://www.wayorecords.net/gma/?lang=en)
On Saturday June 29, 2013 the first Game Music is Alive!...
Forum: News 2012-12-22, 10:37
Replies: 39
Views: 19,640
Posted By elmuerte
An update from Phillipe Vachey

Just in case you don't know who Phillipe Vachey is, he's the guy that made the excellent music for the two Little Big Adventure games, Time Commando, and a bunch of other games.



So go over to...
Forum: Dear moderators 2012-12-17, 00:03
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By elmuerte
It's not a vbulletin feature, I made it myself....

It's not a vbulletin feature, I made it myself. Anyway, looks like it's broken
Forum: News 2012-10-31, 19:23
Replies: 126
Views: 44,029
Posted By elmuerte
Little Big Adventure 1 coming to iOS and Android

The people from DotEMU (http://www.dotemu.com) released this image today via their twitter account (https://twitter.com/dotemu/status/263656111515770880):...
Forum: General 2012-09-20, 00:48
Replies: 14
Views: 8,811
Posted By elmuerte
looks like ED209

looks like ED209
Forum: The site and forum 2012-08-22, 00:05
Replies: 7
Views: 9,446
Posted By elmuerte
looks like the RSS feed reader thingy is broken,...

looks like the RSS feed reader thingy is broken, or at least, it doesn't work but there's also no error :/
Forum: General 2012-08-12, 19:16
Replies: 5
Views: 23,029
Posted By elmuerte
There's a fair chance GOG takes a 30% cut at...

There's a fair chance GOG takes a 30% cut at normal pricepoint.
Forum: General 2012-08-05, 23:55
Replies: 5
Views: 14,461
Posted By elmuerte
There are a bunch of different retail versions,...

There are a bunch of different retail versions, but all have the exact same game. The only differences are in the start-up logos, and available languages.
Forum: First aid 2012-07-30, 22:55
Replies: 23
Views: 26,262
Posted By elmuerte
Just to chime in (get it ;) ) Here are some...

Just to chime in (get it ;) )
Here are some additional soundfonts you can freely use: http://musescore.org/en/handbook/soundfont

Fluid R3 (which also comes with a lot of Linux distributions)...
Forum: General 2012-04-21, 20:09
Replies: 19
Views: 27,624
Posted By elmuerte
Nice typo on the last page in the upper left...

Nice typo on the last page in the upper left corner: "Other 1994 games we love"
It's obviously 1997
Forum: The site and forum 2012-03-20, 22:02
Replies: 21
Views: 7,982
Posted By elmuerte
Not really. And I actually doubt that they were...

Not really. And I actually doubt that they were bots, bots are way more aggressive in posting.



There has been a way to donate money to the MBN for years. Also, $380!? damn vbulletin has...
Forum: General 2012-03-13, 23:33
Replies: 41
Views: 14,403
Posted By elmuerte
you know what's even more awesome, this: ...

you know what's even more awesome, this:
https://twitter.com/#!/jmechner/status/178357330667257856


Also: https://twitter.com/#!/jmechner/status/178358422469738496/photo/1


ps, Fred sounds...
Forum: General 2012-02-12, 00:34
Replies: 25
Views: 7,051
Posted By elmuerte
It's not for Psychonauts 2 but for a classic...

It's not for Psychonauts 2 but for a classic point-n-click adventure.
And seriously, $300.000 for a game budget really isn't a lot. As Tim Shafer has already mentioned. 300k is even less than the...
Forum: News 2012-01-19, 17:48
Replies: 112
Views: 31,816
Posted By elmuerte
SOPA/PIPA won't stop huge corporations from...

SOPA/PIPA won't stop huge corporations from taking your creations and not paying you a dime. In fact, those corporation that took your creations will simply shut you down.
Forum: News 2012-01-19, 09:26
Replies: 112
Views: 31,816
Posted By elmuerte
That's not really relevant. The .net TLD is still...

That's not really relevant. The .net TLD is still managed by a US company, so they'll be able to yank that. But also, if these laws pass it's just a matter of time before similar laws will also pass...
Forum: News 2012-01-19, 00:29
Replies: 112
Views: 31,816
Posted By elmuerte
The whole SOPA/PIPA thing

As you may have noticed, a lot of sites have gone black or stopped updating on the 18th of January 2012. This is all done to give off a signal to the US government that their proposed laws called...
Forum: News 2011-12-29, 17:59
Replies: 179
Views: 141,382
Posted By elmuerte
(Moved to news forum and edited the post a bit to...

(Moved to news forum and edited the post a bit to be more news-post-like)

A remake of LBA1 would be awesome. I hope they stick to the areas with "void" rather than trying to fill in the blanks....
Forum: News 2011-12-23, 21:07
Replies: 24
Views: 30,029
Posted By elmuerte
LBA 1 and 2 on sale at GOG.com

If $6 was too much for your wallet to buy any of the re-release of Little Big Adventure from GOG.com...
Forum: News 2011-10-23, 10:11
Replies: 120
Views: 101,583
Posted By elmuerte
it has always been backspace for as far as I know

it has always been backspace for as far as I know
Forum: News 2011-10-21, 00:47
Replies: 120
Views: 101,583
Posted By elmuerte
yes, a few new "high res" images that where not...

yes, a few new "high res" images that where not on the old LBA2 site or in magazines I've seen.
Forum: News 2011-10-20, 22:59
Replies: 120
Views: 101,583
Posted By elmuerte
Little Big Adventure 2 (Twinsen's Odyssey) now available on GOG.com

http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8925&stc=1&d=1319140756 (http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/little_big_adventure_2?pp=fa755791d0509bb06ae715a2072de724815ed84d)Only a week after the...
Forum: General 2011-10-13, 09:55
Replies: 28
Views: 2,405
Posted By elmuerte
It's mostly in LBA1, for example the flying...

It's mostly in LBA1, for example the flying grobos and Funfrock are easier when just using the sword attack.
Forum: General 2011-10-13, 00:37
Replies: 28
Views: 2,405
Posted By elmuerte
Manual aggressive mode is actually better when...

Manual aggressive mode is actually better when dealing with certain enemies. The kick is just to slow and gives the enemy time to recover too fast.
Forum: General 2011-10-13, 00:34
Replies: 83
Views: 12,464
Posted By elmuerte
RPS already had it at launch:...

RPS already had it at launch: http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/10/11/little-big-adventure-revived-on-gog/
Forum: LBA promotion forum 2011-10-13, 00:34
Replies: 81
Views: 11,191
Posted By elmuerte
RPS already had it at launch:...

RPS already had it at launch: http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/10/11/little-big-adventure-revived-on-gog/
Forum: News 2011-10-13, 00:28
Replies: 138
Views: 92,936
Posted By elmuerte
d'oh... I unfixed it... it's refixed now

d'oh... I unfixed it... it's refixed now
Forum: News 2011-10-12, 10:15
Replies: 138
Views: 92,936
Posted By elmuerte
It's not, but it's the closest font I could find...

It's not, but it's the closest font I could find in Google's Font library.
The font they used for the LBA title is called "Brush 445 BT";...
Forum: News 2011-10-12, 00:45
Replies: 138
Views: 92,936
Posted By elmuerte
Yes it does, it's fixed now. That site was a bit...

Yes it does, it's fixed now. That site was a bit of a rush job.
Forum: News 2011-10-11, 15:09
Replies: 138
Views: 92,936
Posted By elmuerte
For some reason the links do not work when you're...

For some reason the links do not work when you're on the front page. From the forum they do work properly.
Forum: News 2011-10-11, 12:00
Replies: 138
Views: 92,936
Posted By elmuerte
Btw, if you buy this game by following any of the...

Btw, if you buy this game by following any of the links from the MBN you will also support the MBN a little bit.
Forum: News 2011-10-11, 00:41
Replies: 138
Views: 92,936
Posted By elmuerte
GOG.com re-releases Little Big Adventure

http://www.magicball.net/images/gog_logo_large.png
http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8898&stc=1&d=1318331141...
Forum: General 2011-08-19, 08:48
Replies: 38
Views: 5,108
Posted By elmuerte
Thank you for absolutely nothing. Paypal took the...

Thank you for absolutely nothing. Paypal took the whole yen in transaction fees.
Forum: News 2011-08-04, 23:56
Replies: 11
Views: 8,824
Posted By elmuerte
It was late, ok. Fixed now.

It was late, ok. Fixed now.
Forum: News 2011-08-04, 01:47
Replies: 11
Views: 8,824
Posted By elmuerte
This video was actually send to me a lot of...

This video was actually send to me a lot of months ago by Mike Scott, one of the people responsible for this thing.

Some other stuff he send along:

Making Of:...
Forum: News 2011-08-04, 01:43
Replies: 11
Views: 8,824
Posted By elmuerte
Twinsen cameo in Goldfish's "We come together"

Twinsen makes a cameo in Goldfish's music video "We come together".
http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8736&stc=1&d=1312411340
You can see the complete music video on YouTube...
Forum: General 2011-07-31, 01:56
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By elmuerte
You're almost as old as LBA1 ;)

You're almost as old as LBA1 ;)
Forum: News 2011-04-01, 00:52
Replies: 7
No
Views: 6,920
Posted By elmuerte
I had a couple of gag ideals lined up, but sadly...

I had a couple of gag ideals lined up, but sadly no time to properly execute them.
The gag I probably would have gone for was a LBA related mini game in Battle Tag, but I don't own a camera (or the...
Forum: News 2011-04-01, 00:50
Replies: 7
No
Views: 6,920
Posted By elmuerte
No

Nothing this year, sorry.
Enjoy the other gags (http://aprilfoolsdayontheweb.com/2011.html)
Forum: Fan Art 2011-01-14, 23:06
Replies: 15
Views: 2,601
Posted By elmuerte
That's quite cool.

That's quite cool.
Forum: Off topic 2010-09-12, 12:16
Replies: 27
Views: 2,620
Posted By elmuerte
No, but a shit load of other wars/conflicts are...

No, but a shit load of other wars/conflicts are about religion. But that's the main problem of religion, it's just an effect of it. I'm also not saying that when religion is abolished (or only 1 is...
Forum: General 2010-09-11, 23:08
Replies: 49
Views: 5,376
Posted By elmuerte
Why would you wait for games? I'm only looking...

Why would you wait for games?
I'm only looking forward for games.
Forum: Off topic 2010-09-11, 23:07
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By elmuerte
lies!!

lies!!
Forum: Off topic 2010-09-11, 22:57
Replies: 27
Views: 2,620
Posted By elmuerte
It has shit to do with freedom of speech. Simple...

It has shit to do with freedom of speech. Simple insults are not what freedom of speech is about. Burning dead trees with stories printed on them has even less to do with freedom of speech.

There...
Forum: The site and forum 2010-09-05, 23:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By elmuerte
My sig image is a PNG within the limits I imposed...

My sig image is a PNG within the limits I imposed (dimension and size).

500x100 pixel and max of 50996 bytes
Forum: News 2010-09-05, 23:11
Replies: 32
Views: 11,543
Posted By elmuerte
I like his style.

I like his style.
Forum: First aid 2010-07-18, 20:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By elmuerte
change your video card setting so that it...

change your video card setting so that it properly scales resolutions.
Forum: General 2010-06-30, 21:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By elmuerte
interesting, looks like there's a lot about the...

interesting, looks like there's a lot about the creative and technical design
Forum: General 2010-06-17, 23:54
Replies: 41
Views: 5,914
Posted By elmuerte
Well, this looked stupid: ...

Well, this looked stupid:
http://www.gametrailers.com/video/e3-2010-battle-tag/101407
Forum: General 2010-06-12, 14:36
Replies: 8
Views: 2,568
Posted By elmuerte
copy pasted from IMDb, and it's quite incomplete

copy pasted from IMDb, and it's quite incomplete
Forum: General 2010-05-24, 22:23
Replies: 19
Views: 5,104
Posted By elmuerte
It's happening because the PS1 emulation of the...

It's happening because the PS1 emulation of the PS3 doesn't work well. I doubt there is a workaround.
Forum: Off topic 2010-05-15, 23:57
Replies: 31
Views: 2,060
Posted By elmuerte
yes, most other games make a lot of...

yes, most other games make a lot of sense</sarcasm>
Forum: Off topic 2010-05-06, 21:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By elmuerte
if Ubisoft still uses that DRM it will be no sale...

if Ubisoft still uses that DRM it will be no sale for me, irrelevant of platform.
Forum: Off topic 2010-05-03, 00:16
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By elmuerte
I live in the Netherlands. These additional terms...

I live in the Netherlands. These additional terms which were not made clear before I bought the product and thereby absolutely invalid. By accepting my money they (and that and that includes MPEG-LA...
Forum: Off topic 2010-04-11, 22:58
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
What happened to your English? Are you drunk?

What happened to your English? Are you drunk?
Forum: Off topic 2010-04-10, 21:30
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
David Cage sucks as a game designer. Didn't...

David Cage sucks as a game designer.
Didn't know yaz0r worked at Quantic Dream
Forum: Off topic 2010-04-10, 21:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,012
Posted By elmuerte
yep, it's Arkanoid, not pop-corn. Why...

yep, it's Arkanoid, not pop-corn.

Why Arkanoid and not the original "Breakout"? Because of the graphics of the pad.
Forum: News 2010-04-02, 08:31
Replies: 39
Views: 17,832
Posted By elmuerte
But it is an April's fool joke

But it is an April's fool joke
Forum: News 2010-04-01, 00:46
Replies: 39
Views: 17,832
Posted By elmuerte
yes, had to include some kind of picture

yes, had to include some kind of picture
Forum: General 2010-04-01, 00:22
Replies: 130
Views: 67,435
Posted By elmuerte
Let me guess, NPD data? It's not complete for PC...

Let me guess, NPD data? It's not complete for PC sales.
Forum: News 2010-04-01, 00:18
Replies: 39
Views: 17,832
Posted By elmuerte
That's why it says "paraphrased". I wrote it down...

That's why it says "paraphrased". I wrote it down based on the verbal communication.



I wasn't allowed to post it yet (due to the press release), and was preparing it for posting but forgot to...
Forum: News 2010-03-31, 23:25
Replies: 39
Views: 17,832
Posted By elmuerte
What's wrong with the Elder Scrolls? I loved...

What's wrong with the Elder Scrolls? I loved those games, although the latter were more dumbed down.

Anyway, it's not that free roaming. It's more like Beyond Good & Evil like free roaming.
Forum: News 2010-03-31, 23:04
Replies: 39
Views: 17,832
Posted By elmuerte
Raynal working on a spiritual successor of Time Commando

As you may know, Frederick Raynal has been working on a still unknown game at Ubisoft for the past few years. A few days ago I was near Ubisoft Montpellier so I decided to give Fred a visit. While...
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-30, 22:03
Replies: 43
Views: 11,910
Posted By elmuerte
the first part is fun, but it quickly becomes...

the first part is fun, but it quickly becomes seriously difficult.
you need perfect placement and perfect timing
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-30, 02:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,901
Posted By elmuerte
Not really. Average income is lower, costs are...

Not really. Average income is lower, costs are higher, and games are also more expensive. At least compared to US and Australia.
Forum: General 2010-03-25, 14:25
Replies: 61
Views: 9,166
Posted By elmuerte
oh yeah, you can use that too

oh yeah, you can use that too
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-25, 14:23
Replies: 43
Views: 11,910
Posted By elmuerte
The topic was pc games from the early 90s

The topic was pc games from the early 90s
Forum: General 2010-03-24, 23:41
Replies: 61
Views: 9,166
Posted By elmuerte
not very well, I haven't done anything about it...

not very well, I haven't done anything about it yet
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-24, 21:59
Replies: 43
Views: 11,910
Posted By elmuerte
Early 90s? Obviously it's a large part of...

Early 90s?

Obviously it's a large part of the Apogee collection:
Commander Keen
Crystal Caves
Duke Nukem
Monuments of Mars

And then there are:
Dune II
Forum: The Relentless Movie project 2010-03-15, 00:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,768
Posted By elmuerte
this is the exact data, not a backup

this is the exact data, not a backup
Forum: The Relentless Movie project 2010-03-14, 17:11
Replies: 9
Views: 2,768
Posted By elmuerte
http://rmp.magicball.net is back online

http://rmp.magicball.net is back online
Forum: Off topic 2010-03-11, 19:42
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
duh, that's because you have to build it all

duh, that's because you have to build it all
Forum: General 2010-03-08, 00:05
Replies: 61
Views: 9,166
Posted By elmuerte
I'll work on opening article submission on the MBN

I'll work on opening article submission on the MBN
Forum: The Relentless Movie project 2010-03-08, 00:02
Replies: 9
Views: 2,768
Posted By elmuerte
oh right... I'll move that stuff soon

oh right... I'll move that stuff soon
Forum: Off topic 2010-02-25, 00:27
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
nope

nope
Forum: Off topic 2010-02-23, 23:20
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Bioshock 2 maybe... I haven't started it yet,...

Bioshock 2 maybe... I haven't started it yet, still playing Mass Effect 2.
Did you already play Batman Arkham Asylum?
Forum: General 2010-02-22, 08:39
Replies: 61
Views: 9,166
Posted By elmuerte
woohoo... I'm famous \o/

woohoo... I'm famous \o/
Forum: Off topic 2010-02-22, 08:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,990
Posted By elmuerte
I'm not going to buy anything at full price that...

I'm not going to buy anything at full price that requires something like this. I might buy it when it drops below $20-15.
A pirated copy will work better than one I have to pay for. The pirated copy...
Forum: Off topic 2010-02-08, 20:49
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By elmuerte
But Ecstatica is more like AitD with the forced...

But Ecstatica is more like AitD with the forced perspectives rather than the isometric view.
But other than that Ecstatica its the description the most.
Forum: Off topic 2010-01-28, 00:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By elmuerte
hmm... nope it reminds me more of Mirror's Edge...

hmm... nope
it reminds me more of Mirror's Edge with some Beyond Good & Evil.
Forum: General 2010-01-11, 23:43
Replies: 21
Views: 1,844
Posted By elmuerte
Those look a lot like the videos I made and...

Those look a lot like the videos I made and uploaded to google video 3 years ago. And in fact, they are.
Forum: News 2010-01-02, 01:35
Replies: 372
Views: 74,283
Posted By elmuerte
No, an electronic entertainment expo

No, an electronic entertainment expo
Forum: Off topic 2009-12-22, 22:59
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Scrapland (not calling it "McGee presents"...

Scrapland (not calling it "McGee presents" because that's stupid) is a great game. It's really under-appreciated.
Forum: General 2009-12-14, 23:07
Replies: 68
Views: 6,165
Posted By elmuerte
It's bob the angry flower:...

It's bob the angry flower: http://www.angryflower.com/aposter.html
Forum: First aid 2009-12-02, 22:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By elmuerte
click the checkbox and then approve post at the...

click the checkbox and then approve post at the bottom of the page.

for some reason that post was identified as spam
Forum: General 2009-11-30, 20:23
Replies: 25
Views: 2,791
Posted By elmuerte
I highly doubt the legality of that site,...

I highly doubt the legality of that site, specially since they offer downloads for "free" after you bought their "patch".
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-27, 21:57
Replies: 15
Views: 2,601
Posted By elmuerte
MBN moved years ago, and for all that time I...

MBN moved years ago, and for all that time I redirected the old links to the new one. But it's now all out of my control.
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-23, 00:37
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Trine Great game, but the last level was...

Trine
Great game, but the last level was absolutely terrible.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-16, 20:42
Replies: 82
Views: 6,565
Posted By elmuerte
Ugh... get a room you two. You sound like a...

Ugh... get a room you two. You sound like a married couple.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-16, 00:48
Replies: 82
Views: 6,565
Posted By elmuerte
I hate to break it to you, but they are. Silent...

I hate to break it to you, but they are. Silent library (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-xNQx17WWs) is proof of that.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-13, 21:08
Replies: 82
Views: 6,565
Posted By elmuerte
I've got to ask. Is there message you want to put...

I've got to ask. Is there message you want to put forth, is there any point? Or are you simply trying to be obnoxious?

Because it looks like you are try to see how far you can go. (With this...
Forum: General 2009-11-08, 13:52
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By elmuerte
I added that when that guy posted about creating...

I added that when that guy posted about creating an encyclopedia, even though Twinsunica already exists.
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-08, 13:51
Replies: 22
Views: 3,984
Posted By elmuerte
I played that game 3 weeks ago, when it was...

I played that game 3 weeks ago, when it was released. Yes, I didn't talk about it here. But I also didn't talk about Trine and Torchlight.

Anyway, Machinarium was great. But I think the ending was...
Forum: General 2009-11-08, 00:15
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By elmuerte
due to caching

due to caching
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-07, 15:59
Replies: 58
Views: 3,877
Posted By elmuerte
I don't understand the whole swearword concept....

I don't understand the whole swearword concept. If I would start using "chair" as a swearword and enough people would follow then "chair" would become an accepted swearword and thus it would need to...
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-07, 09:51
Replies: 67
Views: 7,359
Posted By elmuerte
Why am I not on the list? Oh right... I...

Why am I not on the list?

Oh right... I will always win.
Forum: General 2009-11-05, 21:34
Replies: 68
Views: 6,165
Posted By elmuerte
people play plastic guitars and drum kits......

people play plastic guitars and drum kits... people play pretend golf, pretend tennis...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-01, 22:23
Replies: 28
Views: 3,434
Posted By elmuerte
YYYY-MM-DD is ISO 8601. DD-MM-YYYY can be...

YYYY-MM-DD is ISO 8601. DD-MM-YYYY can be confusing with MM-DD-YYYY.
Forum: Off topic 2009-11-01, 22:21
Replies: 24
Views: 1,966
Posted By elmuerte
Mass Effect...

Mass Effect (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-19bl4_SDfI)
Forum: The site and forum 2009-11-01, 22:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,539
Posted By elmuerte
it works well for me

it works well for me
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-28, 23:34
Replies: 52
Views: 6,758
Posted By elmuerte
I read that, but I don't see that as a major...

I read that, but I don't see that as a major issue or a problem warranting to changing software.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-28, 21:09
Replies: 52
Views: 6,758
Posted By elmuerte
I don't want a piece of shit webhost that...

I don't want a piece of shit webhost that oversells, has crappy support, and is in general unreliable. The MBN is fine where it is, I have full control over the system, and everything it does. That's...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-28, 10:14
Replies: 52
Views: 6,758
Posted By elmuerte
It's not out yet afaik. And I might switch to it,...

It's not out yet afaik. And I might switch to it, the primary reason would be because they improved the styling, but I first have to check that out.



vBulletin 3 won't get any feature upgrades,...
Forum: General 2009-10-27, 23:38
Replies: 25
Views: 3,026
Posted By elmuerte
retirement?! that's something for people who...

retirement?! that's something for people who don't like their job.
Forum: News 2009-10-27, 23:34
Replies: 372
Views: 74,283
Posted By elmuerte
No they don't. It's the publishers or upper...

No they don't. It's the publishers or upper management that wants to do bug things for events like E3. For developers it is very stressful to do events like E3. Because it usually means they have to...
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2009-10-17, 01:25
Replies: 7
Views: 2,447
Posted By elmuerte
image_galleries/lba2/high_resolution/twinsen_and_z...

image_galleries/lba2/high_resolution/twinsen_and_zoe
Forum: Fan Creations - General 2009-10-16, 22:41
Replies: 7
Views: 2,447
Posted By elmuerte
Twinsen wears shoes

Twinsen wears shoes
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-14, 21:18
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By elmuerte
Lol

Lol
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-14, 01:31
Replies: 44
Views: 8,568
Posted By elmuerte
yes, a typo... no smoking in bars, restaurants,...

yes, a typo... no smoking in bars, restaurants, etc. (tuxedo allowed)
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-13, 17:21
Replies: 44
Views: 8,568
Posted By elmuerte
You are aware that currently it is not allowed to...

You are aware that currently it is not allowed to smoke in restaurants and that you can drink non-alcoholic beverages in restaurants.
Forum: Off topic 2009-10-13, 14:44
Replies: 44
Views: 8,568
Posted By elmuerte
But Amsterdam is an hour away from my upcoming...

But Amsterdam is an hour away from my upcoming location.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-10, 18:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By elmuerte
You should have been at the party

You should have been at the party
Forum: The site and forum 2009-10-07, 21:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,750
Posted By elmuerte
it works for me too, I'm using the default theme

it works for me too, I'm using the default theme
Forum: First aid 2009-10-07, 00:46
Replies: 11
Views: 3,516
Posted By elmuerte
Walk around for a while (with the gate out of...

Walk around for a while (with the gate out of focus), at a given time it'll be open. Looking at the holomap might also work.
Forum: News 2009-09-25, 21:20
Replies: 372
Views: 74,283
Posted By elmuerte
There are different phases on development in a...

There are different phases on development in a game. Depending on your role in the development it could be between 5 and 2 years of actual development. Creative directors usually start working on a...
Forum: News 2009-09-20, 22:35
Replies: 372
Views: 74,283
Posted By elmuerte
I hope it will be a adventure/action game (i.e....

I hope it will be a adventure/action game (i.e. more adventure than action).
There's a real shortage on that
Forum: News 2009-09-20, 22:02
Replies: 372
Views: 74,283
Posted By elmuerte
well... how about a book of some sort

well... how about a book of some sort
Forum: General 2009-09-20, 21:54
Replies: 27
Views: 2,706
Posted By elmuerte
Remember that the Temple of Bu used to be within...

Remember that the Temple of Bu used to be within an oasis.
Forum: News 2009-09-20, 21:47
Replies: 372
Views: 74,283
Posted By elmuerte
If it really was LBA3 would you really think he'd...

If it really was LBA3 would you really think he'd use a hardly used inventory only present in LBA2? Instead of something more common to both games?
Forum: News 2009-09-18, 09:24
Replies: 372
Views: 74,283
Posted By elmuerte
The "map recorder" is called "the magic...

The "map recorder" is called "the magic slate".
Forum: News 2009-09-18, 00:19
Replies: 372
Views: 74,283
Posted By elmuerte
Word of caution, beta testing games isn't as fun...

Word of caution, beta testing games isn't as fun as it sounds.
Forum: News 2009-09-17, 19:46
Replies: 372
Views: 74,283
Posted By elmuerte
Who says the slate it magic?

Who says the slate it magic?
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-14, 21:23
Replies: 34
Views: 3,961
Posted By elmuerte
So what, if Valve doesn't like you ignoring the...

So what, if Valve doesn't like you ignoring the EULA they can ban your account and there's nothing you can do.
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-13, 13:47
Replies: 34
Views: 3,961
Posted By elmuerte
Oh, I thought steam's point was to hand over...

Oh, I thought steam's point was to hand over control of your game collection to a single entity.
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-03, 22:50
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Wolfenstein It's like a mediocre 1998 game with...

Wolfenstein
It's like a mediocre 1998 game with better graphics. The AI is really dumb, and everything is quite simplistic. There is like 1 voice actor for all german men, they all sound the same....
Forum: News 2009-09-03, 00:29
Replies: 1
Views: 11,005
Posted By elmuerte
Please discuss this news item in the linked thread

Please discuss this news item in the linked thread
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-03, 00:26
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Oh yes there is. Steam's account management adds...

Oh yes there is. Steam's account management adds an additional layout upon the DRM. You don't lose a single game, you can lose all your games associated to that account. If your account is hacked and...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-09-01, 22:34
Replies: 11
Views: 2,132
Posted By elmuerte
rats

rats
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-01, 22:34
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
They reserved the right to. Afaik they haven't...

They reserved the right to. Afaik they haven't done it yet.
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-01, 18:31
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
not when Steam removed the game from your list

not when Steam removed the game from your list
Forum: Off topic 2009-09-01, 01:01
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
it's better to buy directly from zombie-cow, they...

it's better to buy directly from zombie-cow, they get more money, and it's cheaper than steam. Plus: no steam.
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-30, 01:07
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Droplitz A puzzle game, it's ok. Not very...

Droplitz
A puzzle game, it's ok. Not very frustrating so far.

Ben There, Dan That http://www.zombie-cow.com/?page_id=17
Classic adventure game, quite funny.

Time Gentlemen, Please!...
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-29, 13:21
Replies: 46
Views: 3,557
Posted By elmuerte
When population grows the absolute number of...

When population grows the absolute number of smart people also grows, but the percentage hasn't shifted much or even at all.
Also, now days people don't get killed (instantly) when they oppose the...
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-29, 12:40
Replies: 46
Views: 3,557
Posted By elmuerte
But first, more and more will realize what...

But first, more and more will realize what Microsoft actually is, and in order to escape they fall for the even larger trap called Apple.
If religion has thought us anything, it is that people like...
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-29, 00:02
Replies: 256
Views: 13,570
Posted By elmuerte
Oh, it was a friend of mine complaining about not...

Oh, it was a friend of mine complaining about not being able to use his own wallpaper.
What about ringtones?
Forum: The site and forum 2009-08-28, 23:55
Replies: 11
Views: 2,132
Posted By elmuerte
I think you're seeing things

I think you're seeing things
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-28, 01:57
Replies: 256
Views: 13,570
Posted By elmuerte
Apple is creating an enormous vendor lock-in. ...

Apple is creating an enormous vendor lock-in.
For example, the iPod:
- can only be used with Apple iTunes software
- only plays Apple's propriety format.

For the rest, all Apple hardware uses...
Forum: LBA Maps 2009-08-27, 23:41
Replies: 61
Views: 30,628
Posted By elmuerte
well the javascript part wasn't really the issue,...

well the javascript part wasn't really the issue, it's the map segments
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-27, 22:08
Replies: 256
Views: 13,570
Posted By elmuerte
You're only noticing that now? Apple is...

You're only noticing that now?
Apple is probably already a worse offender than Microsoft.
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-26, 00:08
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
I bought it for like ~10pounds from amazon.co.uk

I bought it for like ~10pounds from amazon.co.uk
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-25, 23:25
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
no, but Soul Bubbles, Color Cross, Zelda, New...

no, but Soul Bubbles, Color Cross, Zelda, New Super Mario Bros, Partners in Time, are worthwhile
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-25, 21:32
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
you should definitely get all Layton games

you should definitely get all Layton games
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-25, 09:14
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
it has been released in the USA yesterday

it has been released in the USA yesterday
Forum: News 2009-08-25, 09:13
Replies: 23
Views: 11,947
Posted By elmuerte
And we're back

And we're back
Forum: News 2009-08-24, 16:25
Replies: 23
Views: 11,947
Posted By elmuerte
The move is happening on Monday 24th of August,...

The move is happening on Monday 24th of August, between 15:00 and 19:00 UTC
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-21, 23:24
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By elmuerte
I don't recall ever seeing an videogame show that...

I don't recall ever seeing an videogame show that wasn't about just masturbating over the eye candy.
Forum: News 2009-08-21, 09:25
Replies: 23
Views: 11,947
Posted By elmuerte
If every forum jumps of a bridge, should this...

If every forum jumps of a bridge, should this forum also jump off a bridge?
Forum: General 2009-08-20, 22:10
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
wth... who's that bald guy?

wth... who's that bald guy?
Forum: General 2009-08-20, 21:09
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
no.. you can do a lot of neat things with...

no.. you can do a lot of neat things with javascript, some things I made:
http://idleballad.com (no flash even needed when you have HTML5 audio support)
or http://www.cs.utwente.nl/~mhendrik , just...
Forum: General 2009-08-20, 20:57
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
not like that, 3D rotating, so it will partially...

not like that, 3D rotating, so it will partially rotate behind the sphere
Forum: General 2009-08-20, 18:32
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
Now that screams LBA we need that, with links...

Now that screams LBA we need that, with links that rotate around the magicball and some descriptive text on the left.
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-20, 00:46
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By elmuerte
Attached extract and converted subs for the...

Attached extract and converted subs for the digitalgamestv movie I posted in the second post.
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-19, 23:12
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By elmuerte
subs are back

subs are back
Forum: News 2009-08-19, 19:55
Replies: 23
Views: 11,947
Posted By elmuerte
the MBN is where I am morshem: don't have...

the MBN is where I am

morshem: don't have any details yet
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-19, 18:56
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By elmuerte
The link I posted is subbed in English. ...

The link I posted is subbed in English.

edit: wtf... yesterday it had subs
Forum: News 2009-08-19, 09:53
Replies: 23
Views: 11,947
Posted By elmuerte
Expected downtime

The MBN will go offline for a little while in the near future. The machine the MBN is running on will be physically moved to a new location. During this move the MBN will be unreachable.

To get...
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-18, 23:31
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By elmuerte
He has a much better haircut here...

He has a much better haircut here (http://www.digitalgamestv.fr/video-18878-digitaltv.html)
Forum: General 2009-08-18, 21:55
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
also... the main header should say "Little Big...

also... the main header should say "Little Big Adventure" (with subtitle "Twinsen's Adventure"), and not "Magicball Network". MBN of course should be mentioned, but remember, this is supposed to be a...
Forum: General 2009-08-18, 20:21
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
the background doesn't really say "Little Big...

the background doesn't really say "Little Big Adventure"
Forum: The site and forum 2009-08-17, 23:41
Replies: 43
Views: 3,309
Posted By elmuerte
No Bang Probably a thumble weed

No Bang
Probably a thumble weed
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-17, 23:38
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By elmuerte
recent (pure) adventure games I played: ...

recent (pure) adventure games I played:

Broken Sword, Broken Sword 2.
2 isn't as good as the first, and in both games you can die :(

The Dig
Quite nice, it's very short, not very difficult,...
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-10, 23:03
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Quake had puzzles. Pretty much every boss had to...

Quake had puzzles. Pretty much every boss had to be defeated by a solving a "puzzle". Rise of the Triad had "puzzles", Duke Nukem 3D had "puzzles", Unreal had "puzzles", etc. Most of them were quite...
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-05, 00:08
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
half life 2 has puzzles?

half life 2 has puzzles?
Forum: News 2009-08-03, 18:43
Replies: 15
Views: 15,411
Posted By elmuerte
actually, I think it's the 5th or 6th level in...

actually, I think it's the 5th or 6th level in the candy theme
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-03, 18:42
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
lol, ok I played the english version

lol, ok I played the english version
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-02, 17:58
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Don't agree on the whole console port part (I...

Don't agree on the whole console port part (I usually regard it as a stupid argument).
Oblivion is the continuing trend of the simplification of the Elder Scrolls series. Morrowind was already...
Forum: Off topic 2009-08-02, 15:10
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
I think Morrowind was more enjoyable than Oblivion

I think Morrowind was more enjoyable than Oblivion
Forum: Dear moderators 2009-08-01, 22:01
Replies: 14
Views: 2,268
Posted By elmuerte
no you can't

no you can't
Forum: Dear moderators 2009-08-01, 12:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,268
Posted By elmuerte
oops, forgot one

oops, forgot one
Forum: General 2009-07-29, 00:28
Replies: 61
Views: 9,166
Posted By elmuerte
1) who where his main influences in music...

1) who where his main influences in music creation?
2) what music from other games (than his own) does he adore?
3) for what project (game/movie/..., either past or current) would he like to...
Forum: Off topic 2009-07-26, 23:12
Replies: 46
Views: 3,557
Posted By elmuerte
Microsoft isn't good for their customers, unless...

Microsoft isn't good for their customers, unless enforced.
Apple is terrible for their customers in markets where they don't have a high share (i.e. iPod/iTunes). And try to be good for markets...
Forum: Off topic 2009-07-13, 21:03
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By elmuerte
Ok, the page has "print" CSS directives which...

Ok, the page has "print" CSS directives which MSIE ignores
Forum: The site and forum 2009-07-13, 18:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,981
Posted By elmuerte
it's because you're paranoid

it's because you're paranoid
Forum: News 2009-07-13, 11:00
Replies: 15
Views: 15,411
Posted By elmuerte
Professor Layton is an absolutely must.

Professor Layton is an absolutely must.
Forum: News 2009-07-12, 23:08
Replies: 15
Views: 15,411
Posted By elmuerte
I bought it from Amazon.co.uk, it was only ~10...

I bought it from Amazon.co.uk, it was only ~10 pound.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-07-12, 21:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,981
Posted By elmuerte
or change to OpenDNS:...

or change to OpenDNS: https://www.opendns.com/start/
Forum: News 2009-07-12, 15:51
Replies: 15
Views: 15,411
Posted By elmuerte
Received the game, only played a bit of it. It...

Received the game, only played a bit of it. It requires some getting used to, playing with multiple colors.
And is it just me or is the music of low quality? I hear static.
Forum: General 2009-07-10, 00:29
Replies: 69
Views: 35,922
Posted By elmuerte
the gears are already in motion

the gears are already in motion
Forum: General 2009-07-10, 00:28
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
so.... anybody made something yet?

so....

anybody made something yet?
Forum: Off topic 2009-07-08, 23:44
Replies: 31
Views: 3,585
Posted By elmuerte
You can also use paypal at telltale games. ...

You can also use paypal at telltale games.


Tried the demo.. not really that awesome :/
Forum: Off topic 2009-07-08, 21:54
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By elmuerte
No they're not. Android applications are...

No they're not. Android applications are Java-like: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalvik_virtual_machine
Forum: Off topic 2009-07-08, 20:00
Replies: 31
Views: 3,585
Posted By elmuerte
Haven't played the demo yet

Haven't played the demo yet
Forum: Off topic 2009-07-08, 19:59
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By elmuerte
i think it's a weird move from Google to launch 2...

i think it's a weird move from Google to launch 2 operating systems which actually compete with each other for a bit.
Forum: General 2009-07-08, 10:13
Replies: 23
Views: 1,874
Posted By elmuerte
Maybe the Adeline Software games appearing on...

Maybe the Adeline Software games appearing on GoG.com will change things.
Or maybe LWS is working on a spiritual successor of LBA.
Forum: News 2009-07-06, 18:54
Replies: 22
Views: 37,478
Posted By elmuerte
erm.. yes, that's a bit buggy, need to fix that...

erm.. yes, that's a bit buggy, need to fix that some time.
Forum: News 2009-07-03, 22:06
Replies: 22
Views: 37,478
Posted By elmuerte
Actually... I ordered the NDS version from...

Actually... I ordered the NDS version from amazon.co.uk a few hours ago. I like this low value of the pound :)
Forum: First aid 2009-07-03, 13:28
Replies: 12
Views: 2,158
Posted By elmuerte
I know, but the main reason why people play in...

I know, but the main reason why people play in Windowed mode is because they have a wide-screen monitor, and in fullscreen mode it will stretch the 4:3 window to fit in the wide-screen resolution...
Forum: First aid 2009-07-02, 23:17
Replies: 12
Views: 2,158
Posted By elmuerte
What video card do you have? For example with...

What video card do you have? For example with nVidia video cards you have an option to keep the aspect ratio when changing the screen resolution (useful for 4:3 games on 16:10 screens).
Forum: General 2009-07-02, 17:53
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
That one is broken, missing the last part

That one is broken, missing the last part
Forum: General 2009-07-02, 15:49
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
I don't think that autorun menu was that great....

I don't think that autorun menu was that great. Anyway, the high(er)res version of that image is lost.
Forum: Off topic 2009-07-02, 15:46
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
You're running Windows XP 64?! Why... that was an...

You're running Windows XP 64?! Why... that was an experimental version, it mostly results in issues.
Forum: Off topic 2009-07-02, 01:18
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Overlord 2 is out... need to get this game asap

Overlord 2 is out...
need to get this game asap
Forum: General 2009-06-30, 23:15
Replies: 72
Views: 4,069
Posted By elmuerte
littlebigadventure.com

Currently littlebigadventure.com (http://www.littlebigadventure.com) is a boring redirect to the MBN front page.

But I think this should be improved. So if anyone has ideas how to make something...
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-29, 17:14
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By elmuerte
I think good, maybe then Bethesda will finally...

I think good, maybe then Bethesda will finally release less buggy games. As for ID... they hardly make games anyway.
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-28, 20:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By elmuerte
Books Discworld, definitely. It's just an...

Books
Discworld, definitely. It's just an amazing world, lots of crazy stuff going on everywhere on the disc.

Movies
I'm not really sure about this one. There are quite some interesting worlds,...
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-28, 20:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By elmuerte
You're not restricted to one of the categories....

You're not restricted to one of the categories. For each category you can name a fictional world to live in. Also, you're not restricted to just a single answer. It's an open question.
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-28, 14:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By elmuerte
Trapped in a fictional world

Lets say something weird happens, which will result in your being trapped in a fictional world for the rest of your life. But, you can choose in which fictional world you will be trapped in.

Which...
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-28, 01:21
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
I don't think I could play that game for 97 levels

I don't think I could play that game for 97 levels
Forum: LbaNet 2009-06-27, 16:19
Replies: 775
Views: 105,880
Posted By elmuerte
the vertical dimension seems off, everything...

the vertical dimension seems off, everything looks squished
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-27, 00:37
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
eek.. this is supposed to be a $40 game... I...

eek.. this is supposed to be a $40 game... I though it was a $20-max game
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-27, 00:36
Replies: 33
Views: 3,032
Posted By elmuerte
this thread has served its purpose

this thread has served its purpose
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-26, 21:07
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Trine demo it's ok, need to get used to the...

Trine demo
it's ok, need to get used to the controls
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-26, 09:23
Replies: 33
Views: 3,032
Posted By elmuerte
that's a bug in the graph, it needs at least 2...

that's a bug in the graph, it needs at least 2 points of measurement.
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-26, 09:13
Replies: 115
Views: 7,961
Posted By elmuerte
shame he couldn't do his comeback tour

shame he couldn't do his comeback tour
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-22, 18:47
Replies: 33
Views: 3,032
Posted By elmuerte
if you move your [sigpic] to the beginning of...

if you move your [sigpic] to the beginning of your sig it will be even smaller (veritcally):

http://forum.magicball.net/image.php?u=376&type=sigpic&dateline=1245330148({'})




(sorry, had to...
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-21, 18:17
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Ghostbusters for the PC Excellent game, it's a...

Ghostbusters for the PC
Excellent game, it's a true sequel to the movies, and better yet, you're part of the whole story. There are some kinks in the engine, but the game itself is awesome.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-21, 12:05
Replies: 34
Views: 3,027
Posted By elmuerte
I never reject good ideas

I never reject good ideas
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-20, 23:12
Replies: 34
Views: 3,027
Posted By elmuerte
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-20, 00:35
Replies: 163
Views: 20,776
Posted By elmuerte
metacritic is not neutral, see for example:...

metacritic is not neutral, see for example: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/a-critical-eye_9
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-19, 21:54
Replies: 163
Views: 20,776
Posted By elmuerte
metacritic is way too high on that list

metacritic is way too high on that list
Forum: General 2009-06-18, 21:30
Replies: 50
Views: 8,754
Posted By elmuerte
I haven't seen any flying pigs yet

I haven't seen any flying pigs yet
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-18, 19:09
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By elmuerte
uhm... 3, maybe 4

uhm... 3, maybe 4
Forum: General 2009-06-18, 19:08
Replies: 50
Views: 8,754
Posted By elmuerte
But what a sorry attempt, maybe he thought he...

But what a sorry attempt, maybe he thought he would get signature privileges with 1 post
But I was clever enough to raise the minimum posts to 2 }-)
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-18, 19:04
Replies: 34
Views: 3,027
Posted By elmuerte
For some reason it was up for grabs a few months...

For some reason it was up for grabs a few months ago, so I registered it right away.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-18, 19:00
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By elmuerte
Yes, they usually put some spam content and links...

Yes, they usually put some spam content and links in their signature
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-18, 18:54
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By elmuerte
they were linking to their profile pages from...

they were linking to their profile pages from other sites...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-18, 01:07
Replies: 34
Views: 3,027
Posted By elmuerte
Nah... doubt it'll take much longer than a day or...

Nah... doubt it'll take much longer than a day or two. Front pages usually get more regular hits, and google checks about 877 pages on the non-forum part of the site per day.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-18, 01:00
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By elmuerte
what about now? I disabled signatures for...

what about now?

I disabled signatures for non-posting members, it was being used by spammers (who didn't post anything)
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-18, 00:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By elmuerte
er... wait

er... wait
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-18, 00:36
Replies: 34
Views: 3,027
Posted By elmuerte
yes I know that, was just pointing out that we...

yes I know that, was just pointing out that we now also own that domain (it used to be in the hands of a squatter)


anyway, made some changes, lets see if this has any result
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-17, 23:47
Replies: 34
Views: 3,027
Posted By elmuerte
yes, or at least, click-through ratings

yes, or at least, click-through ratings
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-17, 23:39
Replies: 34
Views: 3,027
Posted By elmuerte
What annoys me a bit is that the LBA domains...

What annoys me a bit is that the LBA domains themselves don't show up any where near the LBA query.
We do have
http://www.littlebigadventure.com
http://www.littlebigadventure2.com...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-17, 23:28
Replies: 34
Views: 3,027
Posted By elmuerte
Here is no "http:\\", there is only "http://",...

Here is no "http:\\", there is only "http://", and it's selected by default, os Ctrl+V will just replace it. It's there as a reminder that you should include that stuff.
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-17, 23:12
Replies: 31
Views: 2,098
Posted By elmuerte
PC version is 1680x1050, but it lacks multiplayer...

PC version is 1680x1050, but it lacks multiplayer

ps, funny quote from the lens of truth guys:

Nobody developers games on the PS3, all games are developed on the PC.


And both the lens of...
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-16, 19:43
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
played that ages ago

played that ages ago
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-15, 23:39
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
2 minutes?! wtf, mine ended after little over 1...

2 minutes?! wtf, mine ended after little over 1 minute, guess I missed something
Forum: News 2009-06-15, 23:38
Replies: 77
Views: 79,391
Posted By elmuerte
Rather EA than Activision/Blizzard

Rather EA than Activision/Blizzard
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-15, 21:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By elmuerte
not much interaction in that interactive movie...

not much interaction in that interactive movie called Dreamfall, it was hardly more than "press button to continue"
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-15, 21:09
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
nice, I like the style

nice, I like the style
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-15, 20:58
Replies: 31
Views: 2,098
Posted By elmuerte
Nah, people with either import it from the US (I...

Nah, people with either import it from the US (I hear the xbox360 version is not region locked), or people will simply use a downloaded copy. In the end Atari will lose quite some sales because of...
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-14, 20:12
Replies: 31
Views: 2,098
Posted By elmuerte
Crappy Sony is delaying the release in Europe...

Crappy Sony is delaying the release in Europe till the end of the year. So I'll have to download it instead.
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-13, 23:54
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Still playing Titan Quest: Immortal Throne. I...

Still playing Titan Quest: Immortal Throne.
I quite enjoy the Immortal Throne part, there is quite some variation. Currently at the last segment of it.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-13, 23:53
Replies: 27
Views: 2,820
Posted By elmuerte
MBN has been dieing since it was created, and...

MBN has been dieing since it was created, and yet, we're still here.
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-12, 20:15
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By elmuerte
And how does this add value?

And how does this add value?
Forum: Fan Art 2009-06-12, 20:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,962
Posted By elmuerte
Snore... can you two cut this crap?

Snore... can you two cut this crap?
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-11, 18:27
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By elmuerte
Dreamfall was a piece of shit. TLJ was great

Dreamfall was a piece of shit.
TLJ was great
Forum: Fan Art 2009-06-07, 22:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,962
Posted By elmuerte
lol nice one

lol
nice one
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-04, 00:29
Replies: 45
Views: 39,497
Posted By elmuerte
But I don't like a clear white background there,...

But I don't like a clear white background there, sure the picture isn't great, but it's better than nothing.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-02, 22:53
Replies: 27
Views: 2,820
Posted By elmuerte
Low point was in December 2008, not November. But...

Low point was in December 2008, not November. But yes, posting activity is on a slow decline.

Offtopic forum:
http://forum.magicball.net/graph/graphstats.php?f=11

General forum...
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-01, 16:42
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
http://rocksolidarcade.com/games/robokill/ ...

http://rocksolidarcade.com/games/robokill/
(watch out, it's a fun game)
Forum: First aid 2009-06-01, 16:38
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By elmuerte
There are not trustworthy sources to get a...

There are not trustworthy sources to get a legitimate new copy. You could try your luck getting a 2nd hand copy.
Forum: Off topic 2009-06-01, 16:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By elmuerte
It's Pi all over again

It's Pi all over again
Forum: The site and forum 2009-06-01, 16:23
Replies: 27
Views: 2,820
Posted By elmuerte
Lies, damned lies, and statistics: ...

Lies, damned lies, and statistics:
http://forum.magicball.net/graph/graphstats.php
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-24, 01:06
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Yes, it is quite repetitive (just like Diablo)....

Yes, it is quite repetitive (just like Diablo). But it is the best Diablo like game out there. The rest sucks a lot.
Forum: General 2009-05-23, 12:36
Replies: 24
Views: 3,005
Posted By elmuerte
Or: ...

Or:
http://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=8047&stc=1&d=1243071357
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-23, 12:28
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Titan Quest Immortal Throne Replaying the game...

Titan Quest Immortal Throne
Replaying the game for the Immortal Throne additions. And damn, this one is long... But it's a nice game
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-23, 12:27
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By elmuerte
lol, nice one. Although I wonder how they...

lol, nice one. Although I wonder how they completed the gameplay. Because the movie doesn't show much of the game.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-05-18, 23:25
Replies: 34
Views: 3,452
Posted By elmuerte
not going to happen

not going to happen
Forum: General 2009-05-16, 21:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By elmuerte
I have a mirror of that

I have a mirror of that
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-14, 01:01
Replies: 44
Views: 2,140
Posted By elmuerte
WGA annoys the hell out of me. I know my Windows...

WGA annoys the hell out of me. I know my Windows versions are legal, I don't need some crappy resource wasting software to confirm that for me.
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-12, 20:41
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By elmuerte
id Software doesn't make that much games...

id Software doesn't make that much games themselves, but they also make money from people making games from "IP" they down.
How secure they are is unknown, because it's a private company who can...
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-11, 23:54
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
They're already in episode #2. Haven't finished...

They're already in episode #2. Haven't finished that episode yet, but the first one was great.
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-11, 23:52
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By elmuerte
Ensemble was killed, it didn't tank. Besides,...

Ensemble was killed, it didn't tank.
Besides, you still have id Software.
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-09, 11:03
Replies: 163
Views: 20,776
Posted By elmuerte
er... who Mirror's Edge'd BG&E2? I don't...

er... who Mirror's Edge'd BG&E2?

I don't like it
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-09, 00:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By elmuerte
Braid is also for PC

Braid is also for PC
Forum: Dear moderators 2009-05-08, 00:56
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By elmuerte
his ban is revoked I really hate webmaster...

his ban is revoked

I really hate webmaster doing these kind of things


also, mastermind is banned for being a sock puppet (with no additional punishment to the puppeteer: Quetch)
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-07, 14:48
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By elmuerte
According to some sources there is barely...

According to some sources there is barely anything ( http://duke.a-13.net/ ), and the really awesome trailer of 2001 was completely scripted (i.e. faked gameplay).
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-07, 14:46
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By elmuerte
I thought the successor to the Wii would be...

I thought the successor to the Wii would be called Poo
Forum: The site and forum 2009-05-07, 11:59
Replies: 123
Views: 10,663
Posted By elmuerte
I'm against any form of censorship. I'm also...

I'm against any form of censorship. I'm also against a very strict system of rules. I have never understood why certain people need strict rules imposed upon them.
Anyway, I'm not going to enforce...
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-07, 11:37
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By elmuerte
Don't you mean "current gen" games, because there...

Don't you mean "current gen" games, because there is no "next gen" yet.
Forum: Off topic 2009-05-07, 11:35
Replies: 56
Views: 4,120
Posted By elmuerte
Apparently Apogee still exists, so Duke Nukem DS...

Apparently Apogee still exists, so Duke Nukem DS stuff is still ongoing. It's just the 3D Realms dept of Apogee that will close its doors.

It's a real shame, I am/was still looking forward to Duke...
Forum: General 2009-05-07, 02:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By elmuerte
maybe the april fools joke caused it :P I know...

maybe the april fools joke caused it :P
I know of a fact that some GOG guys saw the joke (and fell for it).
Forum: General 2009-05-03, 21:52
Replies: 26
Views: 1,590
Posted By elmuerte
LBA1. Very likely because that's the first voice...

LBA1. Very likely because that's the first voice of Twinsen I heard. Also, in general is sounds darker.
Forum: News 2009-04-29, 18:45
Replies: 17
Views: 11,597
Posted By elmuerte
It's not play.com that's selling Soul Bubbles....

It's not play.com that's selling Soul Bubbles. It's a 3rd party.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-24, 23:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,839
Posted By elmuerte
what... the...

what... the...
Forum: The site and forum 2009-04-21, 01:19
Replies: 34
Views: 3,154
Posted By elmuerte
blogs are boring; and why blog here?

blogs are boring; and why blog here?
Forum: The site and forum 2009-04-20, 22:01
Replies: 34
Views: 3,154
Posted By elmuerte
don't you mean hardware store? lumberyard doesn't...

don't you mean hardware store? lumberyard doesn't sell pitchforks
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-20, 09:29
Replies: 256
Views: 13,570
Posted By elmuerte
isn't that because of securom rather than being...

isn't that because of securom rather than being UE3?
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-19, 22:43
Replies: 256
Views: 13,570
Posted By elmuerte
never had to search for drivers on gnu/linux,...

never had to search for drivers on gnu/linux, only in windows
Forum: Dear moderators 2009-04-15, 00:15
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By elmuerte
the graph shows posting behavior not visiting...

the graph shows posting behavior
not visiting behavior
Forum: Dear moderators 2009-04-14, 22:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By elmuerte
The graph is updated at the most once a day, and...

The graph is updated at the most once a day, and it counts from the first post to the last post. And iirc it's posts per month.
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-13, 23:20
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
And Yet It Moves (http://www.andyetitmoves.net/)...

And Yet It Moves (http://www.andyetitmoves.net/) - awesome indie game
Braid (PC) (http://braid-game.com/) - also awesome
Forum: Off topic 2009-04-12, 22:41
Replies: 92
Views: 3,648
Posted By elmuerte
what's next? removing the teeth from the cat?

what's next? removing the teeth from the cat?
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-04-08, 23:47
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By elmuerte
That's not what I have been observing in the last...

That's not what I have been observing in the last few years. I've been working with quite some PhD students. I'm not saying that the dissertations are nonsense, but a lot of the other stuff, which...
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-04-08, 00:33
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By elmuerte
What do you mean? You can get a PhD in...

What do you mean? You can get a PhD in Philosophy. It's just a title associated with certain recognized work.
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-04-07, 22:43
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By elmuerte
PhD in what? MD is Medical Doctor ...

PhD in what?



MD is Medical Doctor
PhD is Doctor of Philosophy, it's ... well ... just a title, usually granted after doing some serious thinking about some new concepts in a certain field.
...
Forum: News 2009-04-07, 00:24
Replies: 77
Views: 79,391
Posted By elmuerte
No, an april fools joke needs a setup, which is...

No, an april fools joke needs a setup, which is done before April 1st, and a punch, which is delivered on April 1st.
Also, at the time of posting it was April 1st in some countries
Forum: The Relentless Movie project 2009-04-07, 00:22
Replies: 91
Views: 26,808
Posted By elmuerte
http://r.elmuerte.com/mirror/Relentlesss_PreReleas...

http://r.elmuerte.com/mirror/Relentlesss_PreReleasev2_720p.avi
(not that much constrainted with bandwidth)
Forum: News 2009-04-04, 01:26
Replies: 77
Views: 79,391
Posted By elmuerte
Planescape Torment was by Black Isle -> LBA...

Planescape Torment was by Black Isle -> LBA contains a lot of isles.
Forum: News 2009-04-01, 22:26
Replies: 13
Views: 13,691
Posted By elmuerte
omg... how awesome!!

omg... how awesome!!
Forum: News 2009-03-31, 23:46
Replies: 77
Views: 79,391
Posted By elmuerte
either "whoosh" or "zing", take your...

either "whoosh" or "zing", take your pick
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-31, 18:38
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By elmuerte
wow... there are quite some awesome...

wow... there are quite some awesome drawing/paintings
Forum: News 2009-03-31, 18:31
Replies: 77
Views: 79,391
Posted By elmuerte
I don't know about you, but I'm going to buy a...

I don't know about you, but I'm going to buy a copy just to give off a signal.
Forum: News 2009-03-31, 18:30
Replies: 77
Views: 79,391
Posted By elmuerte
GoodOldGames releases Little Big Adventure for $6

http://www.magicball.net/en/gamecard/little_big_adventure/2e4353ff87ad4866b621808354afd9f398b6ee0b_bb.jpg (http://www.magicball.net/en/gamecard/little_big_adventure/)Little Big Adventure is now...
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-21, 12:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,798
Posted By elmuerte
doesn't look like Twinsen

doesn't look like Twinsen
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-19, 21:20
Replies: 38
Poll: Fruits
Views: 2,050
Posted By elmuerte
difficult question I like Kiwi, and...

difficult question

I like Kiwi, and Grapefruit, and Redcurrant the most, I think
Forum: News 2009-03-16, 20:09
Replies: 29
Views: 10,398
Posted By elmuerte
it's spam

it's spam
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-12, 19:15
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
the MAW

the MAW
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-08, 00:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By elmuerte
Blood has its places. "realistic" games need...

Blood has its places. "realistic" games need blood in most cases.
Can't think of a game example, but Die Hard 4 was simply wrong because of the lack of blood.
Damaged bodies without blood is simply...
Forum: Off topic 2009-03-07, 23:56
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Peggle.... was on sale for 4,50... been playing...

Peggle.... was on sale for 4,50... been playing it for way too long now
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-28, 11:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By elmuerte
No kidding, it's like 95% crap on the DS, and of...

No kidding, it's like 95% crap on the DS, and of that 5% maybe 0.5% is something I might be interested in. (stats completely made up of course)
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-28, 11:35
Replies: 38
Views: 1,995
Posted By elmuerte
my website has more than 3 stories.

my website has more than 3 stories.
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-28, 00:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By elmuerte
eh?

eh?
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-27, 22:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By elmuerte
meh... same story... Same thing happened to...

meh... same story...

Same thing happened to Beyond Good & Evil, Psychonauts, Anachronox (also Eidos), etc. Pretty much every critically acclaimed original/off-beat game which didn't become a...
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-26, 00:47
Replies: 32
Views: 1,573
Posted By elmuerte
Nonetheless mass effect belongs to the better...

Nonetheless mass effect belongs to the better stories in games. But it's not just the story, it's also the execution and presentation.
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-22, 19:12
Replies: 32
Views: 1,573
Posted By elmuerte
I hope they fix the inventory management, that...

I hope they fix the inventory management, that was really annoying.
I also hope they improve the tedious planet side missions.
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-21, 01:24
Replies: 3,393
Views: 223,810
Posted By elmuerte
I bored with lost (also heroes)

I bored with lost (also heroes)
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-21, 01:22
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By elmuerte
let's hope they don't "make it stinky!"

let's hope they don't "make it stinky!"
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-21, 01:16
Replies: 38
Views: 1,995
Posted By elmuerte
but I own a whole website

but I own a whole website
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-18, 22:24
Replies: 57
Views: 3,281
Posted By elmuerte
I'm not an expect on women's clothing, but I'm...

I'm not an expect on women's clothing, but I'm pretty sure it's not a skirt.
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-17, 23:53
Replies: 57
Views: 3,281
Posted By elmuerte
I do. I was not at that location, yet I can see...

I do. I was not at that location, yet I can see it. I can see it now, and in the future.
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-14, 22:23
Replies: 38
Views: 1,995
Posted By elmuerte
lol... and yes I still do (hint: look below the...

lol... and yes I still do (hint: look below the nose)
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-14, 21:38
Replies: 38
Views: 1,995
Posted By elmuerte
I've got hair

I've got hair
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-14, 11:41
Replies: 38
Views: 1,995
Posted By elmuerte
I own a whole website

I own a whole website
Forum: Member Announcements 2009-02-14, 00:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,978
Posted By elmuerte
What's your story? Made World of LBA during...

What's your story?
Made World of LBA during high school. Went to the university and started the MBN. Received my Master of Science title for Computer Science. Currently working for the university as...
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-11, 23:25
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
yeah, but not a lot of good or interesting ones

yeah, but not a lot of good or interesting ones
Forum: News 2009-02-08, 20:06
Replies: 63
Views: 22,100
Posted By elmuerte
emailing Yahtzee will not have a positive effect

emailing Yahtzee will not have a positive effect
Forum: News 2009-02-06, 11:19
Replies: 63
Views: 22,100
Posted By elmuerte
heh... the usual "Oh, I hoped it was news about a...

heh... the usual "Oh, I hoped it was news about a new LBA" remark :p
Forum: Off topic 2009-02-03, 00:41
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Mirror's Edge.... short... mediocre story......

Mirror's Edge.... short... mediocre story... terrible cinematics... awful moving segments which require you 2460 tries
but, fun to run through

Currently playing Oblivion with guns, liking it so...
Forum: First aid 2009-01-30, 23:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,243
Posted By elmuerte
you can collect all 10 clover boxes, there is no...

you can collect all 10 clover boxes, there is no bug
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-29, 20:02
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By elmuerte
zomg the page doesn't load... ISP are filtering...

zomg
the page doesn't load... ISP are filtering it
Forum: First aid 2009-01-24, 21:39
Replies: 4
Views: 1,263
Posted By elmuerte
You can't run LBA on Windows Mobile. A netbook...

You can't run LBA on Windows Mobile. A netbook should be able to run LBA, but I don't know about the performance.
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-23, 09:07
Replies: 3,393
Views: 223,810
Posted By elmuerte
Lost is shit, it's even worse than before.

Lost is shit, it's even worse than before.
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-23, 09:05
Replies: 25
Views: 1,858
Posted By elmuerte
usually 7:30, so I can be at work at 8:30-8:45

usually 7:30, so I can be at work at 8:30-8:45
Forum: Off topic 2009-01-17, 17:06
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By elmuerte
3. Why am I recognized on every forum as a cool...

3. Why am I recognized on every forum as a cool and awesome dude?

:p
Forum: General 2009-01-13, 20:35
Replies: 38
Views: 2,444
Posted By elmuerte
it's fake, it's the game actually runs on a...

it's fake, it's the game actually runs on a Windows PC. It just forwards the screen to the NDS. The game doesn't actually run on the NDS.
Forum: The site and forum 2009-01-11, 12:37
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By elmuerte
I was on vacation, that's why it took so long

I was on vacation, that's why it took so long
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-30, 23:03
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
If I didn't had to eat dinner I would have played...

If I didn't had to eat dinner I would have played longer, anyway... played some more, and the game is still great.
there is not a lot of fighting in the game.
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-30, 19:53
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
no, it's a different game. it doesn't have much...

no, it's a different game.
it doesn't have much to do with the prince of persia
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-30, 19:51
Replies: 13
Views: 2,708
Posted By elmuerte
And Day of the Tentacle (which is a sequel of...

And Day of the Tentacle (which is a sequel of Maniac Mansion).
But that doesn't change the fact that Schafer doesn't do sequels.
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-30, 19:08
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,298
Posted By elmuerte
Prince of Persia (2008) Awesome... (so far,...

Prince of Persia (2008)
Awesome... (so far, just 1 hour of play time, but loving every second of it)
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-30, 19:07
Replies: 31
Views: 6,309
Posted By elmuerte
erm.. 8 and 9 are the same?

erm.. 8 and 9 are the same?
Forum: Off topic 2008-12-30, 19:06
Replies: 13
Views: 2,708
Posted By elmuerte
Schafer doesn't do sequels

Schafer doesn't do sequels
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