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Forum: Adventure 06-27-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,856
Posted By laffer
Awesome! That's some really great work, highly...

Awesome! That's some really great work, highly appreciated!
Had a blast watching your video, thanks a lot!
Forum: Adventure 05-11-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,414
Posted By laffer
I'm about to play this game for the very first...

I'm about to play this game for the very first time... got a boxed copy on eBay the other day, still sealed even... but it won't remain sealed for much longer :p

Will be very interesting to...
Forum: Adventure 05-10-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,521
Posted By laffer
I just finished recording a longplay of the...

I just finished recording a longplay of the Turbografx CD version of It Came from the Desert, a really odd version of the game.

It Came from the Desert Turbografx CD longplay...
Forum: Reader Reviews 04-26-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,614
Posted By laffer
Me too, great idea doing it like that!

Me too, great idea doing it like that!
Forum: Adventure 04-18-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,498
Posted By laffer
That is indeed the case, Soundblaster cards...

That is indeed the case, Soundblaster cards pretty much used Adlib sound for MIDI music.
Forum: Adventure 04-17-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,498
Posted By laffer
Recorded a video with Adlib vs MT-32 comparisons...

Recorded a video with Adlib vs MT-32 comparisons of two Willy Beamish in-game tunes, the music playing while on the neighborhood map screen, and the tune playing in the backyard.

The MT-32 version...
Forum: Adventure 04-15-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,301
Posted By laffer
Just chanced upon another old Sierra ad, this one...

Just chanced upon another old Sierra ad, this one a specific ad for the VGA remake of Space Quest 1.

And this is just... really bad -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpBUkUIjg5E
Forum: Reader Reviews 04-15-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By laffer
Great review, enjoyed watching this one a lot......

Great review, enjoyed watching this one a lot... the various facts given might not exactly be news to "hardcore" Sierra fans, but still interesting to have them mentioned in a single video like that,...
Forum: Adventure 04-15-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,173
Posted By laffer
I sincerely hope they do not remake this game as...

I sincerely hope they do not remake this game as there are so many other games I'd rather see them spend the effort on.

For one thing because, as has already been pointed out, this game still has...
Forum: Adventure 04-14-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,498
Posted By laffer
Here's the video I promised, I decided to make it...

Here's the video I promised, I decided to make it into somewhat of a tutorial.
Fast forward to 6 minutes in if you just want to see the MT-32 "in action" -

Roland MT-32 setup tutorial video...
Forum: Adventure 04-13-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,498
Posted By laffer
The MT-32 does not have an USB interface, it has...

The MT-32 does not have an USB interface, it has normal MIDI interface... so you need to buy a MIDI to USB cable, which is used to connect many different kinds of MIDI equipment to PCs via USB.
The...
Forum: Adventure 04-13-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,498
Posted By laffer
The Roland MT-32 Multi-Timbre Sound Module is a...

The Roland MT-32 Multi-Timbre Sound Module is a MIDI synthesizer module first released in 1987 by Roland Corporation.

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c274/laffer/MT_32.jpg

Basically this...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,216
Posted By laffer
Cool, thanks for letting me know. That...

Cool, thanks for letting me know.

That explains why I hadn't heard of it... same with Beneath a Steel Sky, I love that game but didn't know there was a remake... because I've never taken any...
Forum: General 04-12-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By laffer
The Humble Frozenbyte Bundle - pay what you want!

Youtube promo video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaM6LHC_uXA)

Direct link (http://www.humblebundle.com/) to the HumbleBundle website.

NOTE - I have not bought this bundle myself, everything...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,498
Posted By laffer
Thanks and yeah, the MT-32 does sound really good...

Thanks and yeah, the MT-32 does sound really good in many of these games!

So much so in fact that the MT-32 is one thing I have no problem recommending to any big fans of classic Sierra games......
Forum: Reader Reviews 04-12-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,614
Posted By laffer
You picked some great examples there to...

You picked some great examples there to illustrate your point, those are two moments from classic adventure games I find the most memorable... things that always come to mind when thinking about...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By laffer
Hah, I vaguely remember this game! I never...

Hah, I vaguely remember this game!

I never really played it though, I just remember messing around a bit with it on some PC, I can't remember exactly where... it must have been either at a friends...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,301
Posted By laffer
Well, in Sierra games, they weren't that far from...

Well, in Sierra games, they weren't that far from the truth... they were one of the companies pushing the boundaries when it came to PC gaming back then... just look at the Kings Quest series, many...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,853
Posted By laffer
I still haven't even finished the first...

I still haven't even finished the first episode... I played for around 20 minutes and just couldn't get into it at all, even though I quite like the movies.

I will play through them some time, but...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,547
Posted By laffer
Another game I understand is "Myst-like" is...

Another game I understand is "Myst-like" is Amerzone, designed by Benoit Sokal... and apparently it takes place in the same universe as the Syberia games (?).

Haven't tried it yet but found out...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,216
Posted By laffer
Really... I wasn't even aware they were making a...

Really... I wasn't even aware they were making a remastered version of the sequel... I'll have to look more into this, goes to show how much attention I pay :crazy:

Hopefully it's better than the...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,498
Posted By laffer
Some classic adventure game MT-32 music (recorded from real MT-32)

Over the past week or so I've recorded a couple of tunes from various classic adventure games, using the Roland MT-32 I finally got around to finding the required cables for.

All of these videos...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,521
Posted By laffer
Seems I was spot on when it comes to the...

Seems I was spot on when it comes to the atmosphere being one of the most memorable aspects of this game, judging from the replies so far :D

Not a big surprise of course, something about this game...
Forum: Adventure 04-10-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,464
Posted By laffer
The thing is - considering the very clumsly...

The thing is - considering the very clumsly launch of the game, it does seem very likely that the number is low... even if we look away from the numbers posted here.

Also having no updates from...
Forum: Adventure 04-10-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,464
Posted By laffer
If at all possible, they should put the game on...

If at all possible, they should put the game on Steam as quickly as possible and treat it as if it was the initial launch of the game... with whatever marketing they could afford, and also try to...
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