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by Ale
2020-07-06 21:50, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: interesting / useful links
Replies: 13
Views: 962

Re: interesting / useful links

why not, got idea for this forgotten thread - not so "useful" just "interesting"... subject: ancient history, event: Vesuvius eruption in year 79, presentation: multimedia/video/animation, source: Australian museum, duration: short video. first "warning" - do not watch on big screen if you dislike s...
by Ale
2020-07-05 20:27, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: Translations

well - after checking - "village in Castile" is town of Cuenca in C-la Mancha, for some reason i thought it was some really small place somewhere near Madrid... this is "moderate town" (still not big however) and center of province... maybe Don Quijote was also in our service sometimes. :) anyway, p...
by Ale
2020-07-04 23:12, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: Translations

in any case - while i take your answer as no :) - do translate (how many...) 1000 pages on middle ages... ;p Rome is also my thing ; beside Portugal having interesting history itself, you never know what is interesting in addition comparatively... i remember one story of some our artifact from our i...
by Ale
2020-07-04 14:27, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: Translations

no idea about your purpose of translation - probably some outer work - but nonetheless thanks for posting it here... at least I am interested around while - generally speaking - we were still barbarian Byzantine border guards (as i theorize by some sources and possibilities) there isn't as detailed ...
by Ale
2020-07-03 16:09, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 137
Views: 6674

Re: Open Mike

just for fun and historical interest... guess it's maybe more interesting for American and generally non-European readers (if unknown) but since great plague of mid XIV century "started" (as one outbreak, first source was Mongol lands and moved from Crimea of course) from the Balkans and comes in sa...
by Ale
2020-07-02 15:09, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 137
Views: 6674

Re: Open Mike

"game of numbers" was always a thing in Europe (as a whole) as you know naturally :) ... that's why we are specific to Americans but also uncomparable due to them being "young" country. As you know, it goes back to antiquity, numbers, crimes, competition among states and national comparation... noth...
by Ale
2020-07-01 20:57, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 137
Views: 6674

Re: Open Mike

today about masks.... do not understand why some people dislike them, but (after some pause again) i like to wear them. Lived through many unique times and events - very few percent of planet population ever experienced - ameboid country, beating NATO in war and so... But never in my life until marc...
by Ale
2020-06-29 21:21, Monday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: Make Europe Great again - Para's CC50 @ 100%
Replies: 6
Views: 97

Re: Make Europe Great again - Para's CC50 @ 100%

let's do it Para, sending my divisions :lol https://youtu.be/X-XPxlVuMJU take it as a joke, remembered it from Mythos pub thread yesterday as probably most "rocker" looking force ever in movies :lol however, political goals and propaganda aside, in pure artistic and cinema sense i'd say commander ha...
by Ale
2020-06-28 21:08, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Lets Play] Codename: Panzers ~ personal challenge (no videos)
Replies: 13
Views: 286

Re: [Lets Play] Codename: Panzers ~ personal challenge (no videos)

while German officer on your screens looks like one would expect from Hollywood or Yugo-com movies of the time, serious and with strong lines (Hardy Krüger was preferred option in second)) somehow Italian officer looks like modern sportist or something similar :lol forget it, nice game there have fu...
by Ale
2020-06-26 21:21, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 30
Views: 1357

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

pedantic as always, must say on second thought and look that it was maybe just case of "too drunk or druged" and not police pickup, there is some struggle there so undecided :) but nonetheless they attracted police initially present just on other side of divide..... and funny try to steal flag by on...
by Ale
2020-06-26 12:45, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 30
Views: 1357

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

since i touched subject of fans in football - certainly important part of sport subculture - for real finish in this block... i'm the last person to spread some anti-Italian bias and such :lol so this video - if one has time and will to look - of Köln fans few years ago here against some club, not P...
by Ale
2020-06-25 19:30, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 30
Views: 1357

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

well i guess most had enough of my "serious history" evenly about Sarma-Rome-Middleages so lets change subject as sporting history can be sometimes interesting as well... besides, some can run about some question in a sport quiz or like, i sometimes do them so why not telling ; it is clear from my w...
by Ale
2020-06-24 20:34, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 30
Views: 1357

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

in fact, addition in sport sense... while watching Lazio game - the one i waited for 3 months, without some reason - must add that although Juventus is typically and naturally club with fancy and prefered colors, hence friendly, this time Lazio gets all sympathies and best wishes. It's something lik...
by Ale
2020-06-23 17:08, Tuesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 30
Views: 1357

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

of course, "big business" in Europe (non-banana one)) uncomparable to nothing else in that field probably... anyway, with one of your countryman being one of the most famous "products" recently you know that better than me, no need to waste words :) in banana part of Europe not so much money nor int...
by Ale
2020-06-22 11:04, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 30
Views: 1357

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

talking point today is - since Para mentioned Đoković, Thiem and sport few post and months ago - Dimitrov (Bulgarian player) catching corona (he'll be OK) while part of some non-competitive tournament here, Thiem was there as well as Zverev.... summa summarum, maybe he didn't catch it here but it is...
by Ale
2020-06-14 20:20, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

must say not considered PC 2 as option for now, for few reasons. positive word by you means a bit on how to look at it :yes but still not priority anyway, surely will not comment on every post by everybody though it's clear that i like reading gaming content, grateful for pointing something unknown ...
by Ale
2020-06-13 23:24, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

thumbs up, Juankar. serious gamer there - most of us will agree that PG/2/3 is "lite" compared to some titles you use - so i comment in late hour after checking videos and titles :) ...just because there is a lot of unknown to me so worth sleeping till 11 on sunday and if i didn't check it now, mayb...
by Ale
2020-06-12 15:32, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

generally, not a bad idea giving Japanese games & devs some respect historically where it is due internationally... PG and series is good example, with most people giving all credits till today for "formula, gameplay and style" to SSI, while their devs themselves where explicit in stressing huge inf...
by Ale
2020-06-11 20:37, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

two most important nobles on our side (Stefan and Lazar) Stefan & Đurađ aka "George" anglicanised, indeed since Radoye mentioned it - yes, was interesting but must praise you and all capable to not want to look at something like "Total war" series insted, loyalty or whatever :) - and as rounding on...
by Ale
2020-06-11 11:28, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

so sorry to misuse the thread :) and to Mythos intentions but (last time for history) must add what i find interesting being pedant in some ways.... you never know - for most people it's maybe boring part - but there is always chance like it was sometimes at JP that there are some scholars, folk wit...
by Ale
2020-06-10 21:22, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

alright, thanks for info. never tried as was (probably) clear from my other words... so by "easy" i meant it is - 100% sure about that - easier than operating bows made, lets say, 500 years ago :) and not only operate but being even closely versed in balistical part of it and having decent accuracy....
by Ale
2020-06-09 12:49, Tuesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 137
Views: 6674

Re: Open Mike

namely did some new historical digs - totally unrelated to XX c - recently and it shows so it inspires to look at things from some critical angle... however i i'm not going to go into series of posts about anything again like before seriously or comically, plus i demonstrated more than once that old...
by Ale
2020-06-08 22:00, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 137
Views: 6674

Re: Open Mike

...already had small exchange of words some time ago with Randowe (in one of his threads IIRC) and Bombast about all sort of historical correctness - or lack of it rather - in many games which tend to be historical and not fantasy. So, having sometimes very able eye to catch some details most wouldn...
by Ale
2020-06-07 19:50, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

time for another post, so take it as is ...; on subject of archery only thing i'd say is that with such industrialized bows it shouldn't be so tough - and i guess is fun as hobby to you Mythos - but my commendations to those ancient/medieval ones with their skills in given time and techincal knowled...
by Ale
2020-05-31 20:25, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Lets Play] Codename: Panzers ~ personal challenge (no videos)
Replies: 13
Views: 286

Re: [Lets Play] Codename: Panzers ~ personal challenge (no videos)

...previous comment is for forum activity and your gaming related reading material. when it comes to game itself i never tried it, not even sure RTS is even genre for me (already talked that briefly as subject)* however after reading your post and looking at some screens it looks really nice graphic...
by Ale
2020-05-30 16:25, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

just for breaking silence and readers not following gaming sites much - here are 3 new games I play and "plan to finish" whenever able, still didn't any Darkest Dungeon Iratus Fantasy General 2 ...not sure it suits the style, age and interests of most readers here and none is wargame, but just frien...
by Ale
2020-05-26 21:34, Tuesday
Forum: Open General
Topic: JP's finally dead?
Replies: 8
Views: 419

Re: JP's finally dead?

as i don't have habit of much online activity, still have no idea why i became member there many years ago... but yes really fun place around 2004 so i jumped in if this is the place to put a flower, i did and thanks for sad news Para. :( sure i'll miss gaming threads there but first memory is of a ...
by Ale
2020-05-14 12:07, Thursday
Forum: Open General
Topic: feedback; Manual and AI speed
Replies: 6
Views: 358

Re: feedback; Manual and AI speed

I still don't have a grasp how the Attack vs Defense is affecting the battle outcome. I think there should be some guideline as well, .f.ex. if you have 2 attack more than enemy defense then you have roughly X% for kill and Y% suppress. unfortunately even with all precision and stats in play i thin...
by Ale
2020-05-09 13:10, Saturday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: Mc Ale cc09 @ 50 using OpAK
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: Mc Ale cc09 @ 50 using OpAK

lets move, next group of scens is the one i mentioned as shorter ones, one needing speed, proper placing and (very probably) dose of luck for fast success, but not much time consuming... btw edited - for reasons talked above - also Venezia by adding VH for our side, so far last one edited and hope i...
by Ale
2020-05-07 16:08, Thursday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: Jorge44 PGF Center - a huge collection of mods for download
Replies: 5
Views: 1038

Re: Jorge44 PGF Center - a huge collection of mods for download

small info only for eventual casual players like me that could be trying it sometimes. So, i've been playing Kaiser general mod and 1914 campaign included with PGFcomplete since last year, first time ever even though its old work. first 5 scenarios were fun, however in bundle camp is faulty after sc...
by Ale
2020-05-04 14:15, Monday
Forum: Equipment Files
Topic: Duke Falcon's E-files - links in the 1.st post!
Replies: 24
Views: 2064

Re: Duke Falcon's E-files - links in the 1.st post!

10+ grade Duke, for imagination, work and fantasy sensibility :yes I don't mind having extra gig in OG folder for it... not sure how much i'll play though - i sit around 9pm yesterday just to check mods and if all works (it does) and it was near midnight without even playing scenario :) i'm not the ...
by Ale
2020-05-03 12:07, Sunday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: Mc Ale cc09 @ 50 using OpAK
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: Mc Ale cc09 @ 50 using OpAK

when it comes to compatibility in general, newer players should know that it is mostly "closest to original feeling" when you use efiles of the era (i think he designed it for WK initially) But of course, we won't do that for fun and out of interest, as we all tend to use newer efile if available li...
by Ale
2020-05-02 20:09, Saturday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: Mc Ale cc09 @ 50 using OpAK
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: Mc Ale cc09 @ 50 using OpAK

thanks Para, will see if it lives at all...however, camp isn't working as "intended" (only once famous now MIA creator knows real intentions with scens but i'm not talking that) with this game version (probably known if someone tried them recently, i didn't read around, sorry if repeating) so one wi...
by Ale
2020-05-01 14:58, Friday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: Mc Ale cc09 @ 50 using OpAK
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Mc Ale cc09 @ 50 using OpAK

...unimportant and as i said to Para in other place, it's new reality in this subforum and in our lives but I am taking it as some sort of campaign forum just for some content, so forget about any tables, dates and all, won't be much around for new ccs and if it never ends just throw it away in rec ...
by Ale
2020-04-28 11:11, Tuesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 137
Views: 6674

Re: Open Mike

i don't know, nor honestly i think about it, even back on JP before moving it was obvious to me that some concepts (like CCs) are not so interesting anymore, i'd go eventually with some review subforum (but it would be empty i reckon). second, i've seen some info on "retro games sites" how they have...
by Ale
2020-04-27 13:25, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

...i should change thread name ;) but not priority yet SABRE TEAM from 1994, squad tacs tbs worth mentioning, something they say predating XCOMs/UFOs, but certainly not that caliber. Five missions of similar complexity with hostages and destroying targets as aims, maybe the first one was hardest to ...
by Ale
2020-04-25 18:58, Saturday
Forum: CC46
Topic: Under the Flag of Bremen - Para's CC46 @ 100% done *
Replies: 14
Views: 589

Re: Under the Flag of Bremen - Para's CC46 @ 100%

would it be alright to say that you like this game :lol must admit i can't play something too long and only mix games i like in periods... last time with OG over 2 weeks ago when i tweaked and tested one scenario. end result is - i don't get too far with many games for ages, months ago (in Mythos th...
by Ale
2020-04-23 14:20, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

....however I "rage quit" it in Warsaw scenario :lol first one where AI airforce is introduced and don't have other save before deep into it, so if i'm ever to play again must start over. AI has soo much prestige to buy units and after I (with lots of sweat and curses) finally brought down one wave ...
by Ale
2020-04-21 15:30, Tuesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

...one more look back at Advanced Daisenryaku (PG's parent by SSI team words) - very fun after advancing 3 scens into it, but point is how surprised I am to have "so much" content in a 1 MB translated file, of course Genesis/Mega Drive was gaming platform so no surprise. Not only diverse arms to fir...
by Ale
2020-04-19 18:44, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

this week short notice goes to https://www.myabandonware.com/game/space-crusade-1ih ... one which will not recieve "full review" by me :lol but worth mentioning for historical gamer reasons. Yes, SC from 1992, not bad for the year but not "worth" much today, besides one will probably face technical ...
by Ale
2020-04-17 12:01, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

HAMMER OF THE GODS 4x tbs from 1994 short and simple, this is alright to have (and maybe play)) in this year still... while i labeled it as "4x" must say that management and build aspect is not deep, on the contrary game is more about succesfull expanding and battles where one should minimalize los...
by Ale
2020-04-15 14:08, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

5th FLEET naval combat simulation/strategy from 1994 also something unknown (to me) that stays in collection for now, although not really my style nor subject...when was younger never played many "serious" wargames - to make distinction with "less serious" or light-weight like PGs, Heroes and all -...
by Ale
2020-04-11 15:33, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

...short notice, since i mentioned PG and all, this is very exciting find https://www.myabandonware.com/game/advanced-daisenryaku-doitsu-dengeki-sakusen-8hh ...for me and all fans of series. Didn't want to "review" it as it is not strictly PC game but runs nice and without special demands as any oth...
by Ale
2020-04-09 14:33, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 12
Views: 729

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

so to continue this pointless, but conceptually on right place thread :) for now like "reviews" not really "let's play" with few screens and few lines. For a couple of months collect various (new and old, few per week lets say) games, although it's most likely me (or anybody) can have only limited t...
by Ale
2020-04-01 13:52, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

yes, discussion over rt and tb combat is long and known to us "old gamers"... i don't know why (maybe it really goes down to attention and reflexes)) but, while liking some faster battle resolutions and rts through my times, always stayed firmly in "tbs camp" due to personal impression of better str...
by Ale
2020-03-31 20:06, Tuesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: The Pub
Replies: 22
Views: 1492

Re: The Pub

a bit more hopefully this isn't near to "plague days"... wouldn't like to be at such risk (and realistic as life threat) as i'm "moving around" :p (out of neccessity) draconic measures are what i mind most so far where i sit, dying is easy - but not ready yet :) ... for example it's forbidden to per...
by Ale
2020-03-31 20:06, Tuesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

i don't know about much younger, however i - considering myself one of younger around - did play some LoR1 as well, not to mention Lords 2. Nice mention by Aleksandr :yes only thing i missed is turn based combat there ; like tb games, using newer stuff even - btw, if anyone ever needs some advice on...
by Ale
2020-03-30 18:30, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: What other games do you play ?
Replies: 57
Views: 2902

Re: What other games do you play ?

just small "update" on own words to Mythos' post... :) actually "Frontline tactics" is not so boring as I firstly characterized it above, progressed and unlocked much more recently... needs a lot of carefullness and positioning later ) ...as "known" playing a lot of other games lately (including ver...
by Ale
2020-03-18 17:35, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Hello
Replies: 53
Views: 3462

Re: Hello

hello Mark :howdy

strange times (to add to Csaba's words above) but nice to see you