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Offline MetalDog

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Re: Jumpin’ Jack FRIDAY!
« Reply #15 on: April 19, 2019, 05:42:20 PM »
To my FRIDAY thread startin' brethren: I find it rolls off the tongue better if you use a word with two syllables like FRIDAY Jack Flash.  Just my .02 ;)

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Re: Jumpin’ Jack FRIDAY!
« Reply #16 on: April 19, 2019, 06:14:56 PM »
I'm going completely off the reservation.  I have a hankering for some operational naval warfare, which as you all know can be some slim pickin's.  BUT, I got a program D-Fend installed and it turns out that, finally, I can get Red Sky at Morning to run properly!  I bought it years and years ago, but I could never get it to run.  Now that I can, I'm going to break out the manual and see what it's all about.  I sure hope it's awesome!

I'm also planning on buying a completely ridiculous game, I think it's called Fishing Barents Sea or something like that; basically Euro Truck Sim but with fishing boats.  I don't know why, it just seems like a fairly relaxing game that doesn't require too much brain burn to enjoy.
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Re: Jumpin’ Jack FRIDAY!
« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2019, 06:47:04 PM »
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Re: Jumpin’ Jack FRIDAY!
« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2019, 09:56:03 PM »
I saw that Barents Sea Fishing game. Post some impressions! -- some negative reviews talking about game limitations made me wary of it.
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Re: Jumpin’ Jack FRIDAY!
« Reply #19 on: April 20, 2019, 08:44:20 AM »
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Re: Jumpin’ Jack FRIDAY!
« Reply #20 on: April 22, 2019, 09:44:46 PM »
I'm going completely off the reservation.  I have a hankering for some operational naval warfare, which as you all know can be some slim pickin's.  BUT, I got a program D-Fend installed and it turns out that, finally, I can get Red Sky at Morning to run properly!  I bought it years and years ago, but I could never get it to run.  Now that I can, I'm going to break out the manual and see what it's all about.  I sure hope it's awesome!

I'm also planning on buying a completely ridiculous game, I think it's called Fishing Barents Sea or something like that; basically Euro Truck Sim but with fishing boats.  I don't know why, it just seems like a fairly relaxing game that doesn't require too much brain burn to enjoy.

Red Sky- Sim Can. I remember that. I think I saw the ad in one of my old S&T or Wargamer mags.

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Re: Jumpin’ Jack FRIDAY!
« Reply #21 on: April 23, 2019, 09:25:30 PM »
Red Sky has a lot of potential.  Unfortunately I can't figure out how to save games (they save, but I can't reload them) and minimizing the game kills the resolution.  So for now, it's a no-go, but I'm going to continue to troubleshoot when I have more free time.

I ended taking a pass on Barents Sea Fishing.  I watched some YouTube videos of the gameplay and it's definitely not for me.  Ah well.
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