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  1. I'm quite pleased with some LCD filters, from the correct viewing distance. This is the Game Boy Player via the RetroTINK 5X with optimal timings, which looks quite close to my AGS-101 SP (although the TV actually looks a bit more colourful). MiSTer can do something similar. Looks quite nice on a 49" screen when you're on the other side of the room and I prefer the variation it provides to having large, flat and unbroken fields of the same colour.
  2. I generally liked Eccleston but that was in spite of what he had to work with. Oh dear.
  3. That makes the (presumably permanent) absence of GoldenEye so much more painful.
  4. Did this in Y0 the other day and it took me a moment to register that I'd won! I hear there's a trophy for this in Y3 and I dread to think of someone trying to get it for hours on end. I'm supposed to be on my way to assassinate someone but I'm spending forever just mucking around.
  5. Just occurred to me that Parks and Rec retrospectively has Mario and Sonic in their cast now. Edit: and Toad!
  6. Chris Pratt? And I love Charlie Day but really? As Luigi?
  7. Pleasantly surprised by Kirby.
  8. MiSTer Addons has posted a quick look at their new system, with a custom PCB and a form factor only slightly larger than a PC Engine. Really like the look of this! Hopefully they'll have European distribution sorted by release.
  9. Always loved that doc- I remember buying it on VHS twice, after my first tape was chewed! Not sure if you're aware of it already but Industrial Evolution: Through the Eighties with Cabaret Voltaire is a great read from someone who flitted between a grim job at their rapidly declining local council in London during the week and speed-fuelled weekends in CV's orbit in Sheffield. One anecdote from it has always stuck in my mind when I think of RHK: Anyway, a couple of my favourite Cabs tracks that I probably should've included in the OP:
  10. More reskinned seasonal Animal Crossing events that involve collecting items for hideous outfits. Ugh, anyway. I'd settle for a new Pilotwings.
  11. Not sure how many Cabs fans we have here but RHK has died, at 65. A real shame- I liked their earlier work and enjoyed Shadow of Fear last year.
  12. Very entertaining! Loved that he was doing this all with Metamatic playing in the background as well.
  13. The Last Black Man in San Francisco is coming on the 9th of October. I will be very happy to be emotionally crushed by that film again.
  14. Incredible experience on my One X so far. The fog in Silent Hill actually looks like fog, instead of a dithered mess! I even got the fan translation of Mizzurna Falls up and running.
  15. Thank you! I'll try loading from a USB thumb drive instead for now.
  16. Having some trouble trying to get Duckstation to see games on my Samsung T5 SSD on my One X, it's as if it doesn't see the drive at all. It's formatted to exFAT- is this correct?
  17. I love that Lana Wachowski opted to open the trailer with I hope parts of this are going to be a massive slap in the face to the far right.
  18. This is already going to be a step up over the other sequels as I won't able to identify bits of Sydney with a green tint slapped over them. Breaks your immersion when you see Neo and Trinity trying to look all cool as they're driving past your old office and taking several shots to get around the same corner.
  19. Not convinced by the trailer but I'm going to end up watching it anyway.
  20. Interesting. What's the rationale behind this? I liked Prisoners and Arrival but really didn't like BR2049 at all.
  21. I'd personally use a Daemonbite adapter for the DB9 dongles, which is one of the things I'll be buying next.
  22. I've been using this five port one daily since 2017. You might as well go for the six port one considering the price difference is just a few pounds though.
  23. Completed BioShock a few weeks ago- a game with a fine setting but it was just too cartoonish for me by the end. I really didn't like the splicers, the constant narration (I know it's integral to the plot but I got bored with the constant chatter) or all of the silliness with the plasmids. I would've preferred it if the game had played the fall of Rapture a bit straighter and spookier, without the cannon fodder- enemies fewer and further between but much more of a challenge when you encounter them. The Big Daddies should've been events, instead of commonplace. (Watching Sander Cohen having his entrance interrupted and getting hammered into paste by a Big Daddy under my influence was funny though.) Also another game with a completely underwhelming final boss. I've moved on to Yakuza Zero now, my first game in the series. I'm learning how to play Mahjong and wasting time playing pool instead of progressing through the story at the moment, so I suspect that it'll take me an age to finish. I'm really appreciating the real estate plot though and I'm surprised that I find Kiryu so likeable.
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