Randomness - vol. IV

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby Pol » Apr 16 2021, 18:26

https://youtu.be/HiHyeOw5kjk

An ancient advert on Jawa Motocycles. As a kid I wanted one, never got it though.
The price for base model was 1000Kč (In 1987), which could be converted in today prices to 40$

Nowaday they are being assembled in India and the price for similar type start at 100 000Kč (4000$)

And they can envy the quality to these oldies..
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby KayBur » Apr 20 2021, 10:15

https://youtu.be/HiHyeOw5kjk

An ancient advert on Jawa Motocycles. As a kid I wanted one, never got it though.
The price for base model was 1000Kč (In 1987), which could be converted in today prices to 40$

Nowaday they are being assembled in India and the price for similar type start at 100 000Kč (4000$)

And they can envy the quality to these oldies..
Is your dream still relevant or not? It's just that if the dream is still there, then it seems to me that you could try to make it come true. After all, there are not so many really positive things in life to deny yourself such a thing as buying a completely budgetary bike.

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby Pol » Apr 20 2021, 10:38

No, it's not, not for this old jawa, which you could only get from the museum. :)
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby KayBur » Apr 21 2021, 10:59

What if you decided to rob a museum and steal your childhood dream? :D :D :D

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby KayBur » Apr 27 2021, 15:21

I ordered a cool Samsung monitor. The graphics of the games look much cooooooooooler on it than on the old monitor. I am very pleased with this purchase, because for a reasonable price I received a high-quality modern monitor, which, I hope, will work for 7 years.

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby Pol » Apr 28 2021, 7:59

Which one? VA matrix is certainly a bit old but, yes it will stay with us as a cheap solution for some longer time.
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby Yurian Stonebow » Apr 28 2021, 10:49

*pops in to say hello*
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby KayBur » May 14 2021, 11:06

Which one? VA matrix is certainly a bit old but, yes it will stay with us as a cheap solution for some longer time.

Diagonal 24 inches, CRG5, 144Hz fullHD. I understand that there are even cooler displays, but the parameters of this one are enough for me for the tasks that are performed on it.

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby Pol » May 22 2021, 7:13

TORCHLIGHT III - It’s been centuries since the events of Torchlight II, and the Ember Empire is in decline. In Torchlight III, Novastraia is..
King's Bounty II preparing its siege of the magical world of Nostria. The new "Unite Them or Fall" Trailer gives insights into a dark conspiracy

Nova - New, new country (usually also short lived)
Nostra - Our, our country (as well from latin)

Both are very unimaginative names. Which would be given to land not having anything unique to describe them. Are we so low in gaming nowadays?

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Lately I was looking to Huawei AD80, which is close to frameless lcd. What discouraged me is its backlight, many ppl noted that is not perfectly even. Gamut is very nice though.
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby KayBur » May 25 2021, 11:17

@KayBur
Lately I was looking to Huawei AD80, which is close to frameless lcd. What discouraged me is its backlight, many ppl noted that is not perfectly even. Gamut is very nice though.

It’s unpleasant. LCD technology has existed for many years, but still there are still some shortcomings. Here, of course, Samsung with its super-amoleds took the lead, but the cost of their products is higher.

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby Pol » Jun 4 2021, 12:07

In-Wheel Motors Saietta - Demo
https://youtu.be/5vBSDzUiTgY
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby Yurian Stonebow » Jul 25 2021, 17:47

Just reached the rank of Archmage earlier today. Hooray! By the power of Zelas!

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby Pol » Aug 3 2021, 21:17

@Yurian
Yeah, only me is being stoned as admin. I also like Beholder or Titan, still thinking about adding a new ranks. There are new games after all or there will be soon TB=To Be. To put it shortly: Kings Bounty, Kings Bounty 2 (TB), Creature Quest, HotA, EoC, FST (TB), MoM (TB), SoC (TB).

Plethora games to lurk in, ..in following years.

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Postby Pol » Aug 17 2021, 7:36

Great Swords - for what they were good.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhEkF9FV6AU

There are many questions, from medieval times. This vid started to ponder over real using of great sword. And I must agree, even if there were small regions of Great Swords, they were part of Pikemen and served specially to cut down pikes of enemy team. In such unfortunate event, when two pikemen units clashed. Which was very impractical but common in some times.
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