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Forum: request.Old Rare Games 31 January 2017, 12:09
Replies: 37
Views: 8,657
Posted By AmigaHope
It's pretty obvious (esp given the "Sandanista"...

It's pretty obvious (esp given the "Sandanista" ending theme) that it was a reference to the war in Nicaragua (no idea how aliens would be involved in that particular conflict!) The funny thing is...
Forum: support.Games 31 January 2017, 11:23
Replies: 24
Views: 4,386
Posted By AmigaHope
Any hope of finding the 1.9 version again? Link...

Any hope of finding the 1.9 version again? Link is dead. =(
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 19 August 2012, 03:24
Replies: 73
Views: 4,532
Posted By AmigaHope
It's been FOREVER but I'm posting! =D ...

It's been FOREVER but I'm posting! =D

Anyway, there are nonvolatile CD32 library replacements that let you emulate its storage and save to disk.

A WHD'd version of this game would still be...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 April 2010, 03:08
Replies: 21
Views: 5,447
Posted By AmigaHope
I recall two action-type games that used HAM....

I recall two action-type games that used HAM. Pioneer Plague and Knights of the Crystallion.

It's actually pretty easy to use HAM or HAM8 in a game without extensive recalculations, but there are...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 10 February 2010, 20:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,535
Posted By AmigaHope
*OMFG* I am resurrecting this ANCIENT thread...

*OMFG*

I am resurrecting this ANCIENT thread to see if anyone knows where these ADFs went! =o

Xenomorph is one of my most favorite games of all time. The screenshot shown in this thread is...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 April 2008, 06:10
Replies: 66
Views: 9,301
Posted By AmigaHope
I played AB3D II: TKG on my A4000. In AGA it was...

I played AB3D II: TKG on my A4000. In AGA it was still a bit clunky, but was quite playable with the speedpatch. Once I used the RTG patch on my CVPPC, then it actually played quite fast and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 April 2008, 03:02
Replies: 169
Views: 19,986
Posted By AmigaHope
Saturns have two protection schemes. 1. They...

Saturns have two protection schemes.

1. They have region protection, which is controlled by in-band data in the ISO-9660 filesystem. You can a) Use a tool to change the region of your ISO image...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2008, 04:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,856
Posted By AmigaHope
*USE* the Aminet patch. It fixes a ton of bugs...

*USE* the Aminet patch. It fixes a ton of bugs and makes WC CD32 run much happier and more stable. There is no reason to run it from CD as it doesn't use CD audio tracks for anything.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 28 January 2008, 13:45
Replies: 103
Views: 10,046
Posted By AmigaHope
Hey, Reunion AGA, I played the heck out of this...

Hey, Reunion AGA, I played the heck out of this game back in the day, even wrote a big review for it.

Be warned that this game is very much "on rails". Everything in it happens in a particular...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 10 January 2008, 03:28
Replies: 31
Views: 3,701
Posted By AmigaHope
The fun starts when he looks at what's under...

The fun starts when he looks at what's under Mana's skirt. ^^
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2007, 16:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By AmigaHope
Most of the best Saturn games never saw western...

Most of the best Saturn games never saw western shores.... Grab yourself a 5-in-1 cart and get:

* Any SNK or Capcom fighter, the ones that use the RAM expansion. =D

* Tokimeki Memorial - The...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2007, 18:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,906
Posted By AmigaHope
The Cho Aniki ("Super Big Brother") series was...

The Cho Aniki ("Super Big Brother") series was released on tons of platforms in multiple incarnations. It's not rare at all. Versions of it have been released for systems up to and including the PS2....
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 16 January 2007, 10:05
Replies: 24
Views: 3,047
Posted By AmigaHope
o.O;;; :shocked Why did they censor it to...

o.O;;; :shocked

Why did they censor it to make it take place in the North Sea? o.o;
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 January 2007, 06:18
Replies: 23
Views: 4,965
Posted By AmigaHope
Don't forget to download the later versions of...

Don't forget to download the later versions of the game from CharlieX's (the author of the Amiga port) site! The address has been mentioned in other TFX threads.

The downloads from his site are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 December 2006, 09:58
Replies: 31
Views: 1,632
Posted By AmigaHope
It would, but then Zorro III won't work unless...

It would, but then Zorro III won't work unless you get that super rare busboard that supported Z3 if you hooked up an A3k/A4k cpu module, but that one still broke Z3 DMA cards apparently. =/
Forum: News 25 December 2006, 09:44
Replies: 14
Views: 2,220
Posted By AmigaHope
Yup. xD Also you said that they "will have to"...

Yup. xD Also you said that they "will have to" scroll around, rather than "might have to"... ...so I just assumed that you didn't know. ^^;;

I admit though that it's mostly due to me stereotyping...
Forum: News 22 December 2006, 14:59
Replies: 14
Views: 2,220
Posted By AmigaHope
ECS and AGA support 800x600. o.O Ever since Super...

ECS and AGA support 800x600. o.O Ever since Super Denise the Amiga video chipset timings have been programmable, so you can make 800x600 screens. (4 color on ECS, 256 color or HAM8 on AGA). OS...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 December 2006, 14:38
Replies: 31
Views: 1,632
Posted By AmigaHope
The A4000 is probably the most expandable Amiga...

The A4000 is probably the most expandable Amiga of the bunch.

So if you want a "general-use ultimate Amiga" you'd want to get an A4000 with a tower kit of some sort (one with a 7-slot Zorro III...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2006, 09:29
Replies: 24
Views: 3,358
Posted By AmigaHope
I remember being at an Amiga convention (I forget...

I remember being at an Amiga convention (I forget which one) where he sent a video address talking about how he loved the Amy.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 December 2006, 09:26
Replies: 27
Views: 2,577
Posted By AmigaHope
This guy seems to be offended by sex (or at least...

This guy seems to be offended by sex (or at least "not-proper" sex) in his video games. I wonder if he's from Adelaide.

(As a side note, Australia's gone so far downhill into conservative-think I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 December 2006, 09:16
Replies: 144
Views: 15,835
Posted By AmigaHope
I'm surprised that there's only one post...

I'm surprised that there's only one post mentioning Nib. Nib was my standby until I got XCopy, it was nice and tunable and was very, very good for a software-only copier.

I never had a...
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 20 December 2006, 01:30
Replies: 75
Views: 7,279
Posted By AmigaHope
Actually it *is* a mainstream compressor -- in...

Actually it *is* a mainstream compressor -- in Japan. Until very recently it was the default archive format for just about everything, and to a large degree it still is.

The Japanese generally...
Forum: support.Games 18 December 2006, 23:50
Replies: 62
Views: 5,844
Posted By AmigaHope
As an aside... I'm always amazed at all the...

As an aside... I'm always amazed at all the people who used their Amigas on a TV o.o; ...back in the day I didn't know a single person who used a TV as their primary monitor (though occasionally we'd...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 28 November 2006, 21:32
Replies: 73
Views: 4,532
Posted By AmigaHope
There hasn't been a reply for a while so I'm...

There hasn't been a reply for a while so I'm bumping the text. xD Does anyone have any observations on what I found out?

I've been responding slow since I'm on vacation in California, visiting a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 November 2006, 20:33
Replies: 28
Views: 2,352
Posted By AmigaHope
Yes there is -- temporal loss. The frames are no...

Yes there is -- temporal loss. The frames are no longer timed exactly because they're being played on a device with a different framerate, and then you're recording at that framerate.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 November 2006, 19:39
Replies: 83
Views: 7,449
Posted By AmigaHope
IMHO the CD32 looked a LOT like a somewhat boxier...

IMHO the CD32 looked a LOT like a somewhat boxier version of the original Genesis/Megadrive.

It wasn't that bad, just not very sleek and a bit cheap-looking.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 14 November 2006, 18:01
Replies: 73
Views: 4,532
Posted By AmigaHope
New information! Interesting. It still...

New information!

Interesting. It still doesn't explain to me the 040 vs. 020 dichotomy under UAE. I'll have to try running 3.9 on my A500 (020@14Mhz) in addition to my uber A4000.
This might be...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 November 2006, 16:59
Replies: 73
Views: 4,532
Posted By AmigaHope
As I said earlier, I get the "disappearing...

As I said earlier, I get the "disappearing mousepointer" bug in UAE only if I have my processor set to 68040. If I have it set to 68020+FPU, the mousepointer stays.

If you're running this on a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2006, 13:04
Replies: 83
Views: 7,449
Posted By AmigaHope
The 3DO Interactive Multiplayer cost USD$700 in...

The 3DO Interactive Multiplayer cost USD$700 in 1993 (roughly UKP420 at late 1993 exchange rates, although if I recall correctly the price in England was closer to UKP500 but I can't find...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 November 2006, 11:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By AmigaHope
I'm glad you're manually writing this out, so...

I'm glad you're manually writing this out, so it's not really spam, but... ...do you really think you're going to get a sale off of a thread from FIVE YEARS AGO? o.O;

Resurrecting old threads is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2006, 08:56
Replies: 83
Views: 7,449
Posted By AmigaHope
Wing Commander CD32 used it, and is to my...

Wing Commander CD32 used it, and is to my knowledge the only game that did. Unfortunately the only way to get WC CD32 was in certain software bundles sold with the console. It was never sold...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2006, 08:52
Replies: 83
Views: 7,449
Posted By AmigaHope
There were several things wrong with the CD32. ...

There were several things wrong with the CD32.

1. Released too late -- it really should've been developed in parallel with the A1200/A4000. The Saturn (ultimate 2D gaming system with some 3D...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 13 November 2006, 07:37
Replies: 28
Views: 2,352
Posted By AmigaHope
I believe this program is the sort of thing...

I believe this program is the sort of thing needed:

http://aminet.net/package.php?package=gfx/conv/DumpDTAnim016.lha

WAY better than trying to capture from an emulator or video source -- as...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 November 2006, 07:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By AmigaHope
OUCH! What exactly were you doing there...

OUCH!

What exactly were you doing there anyway though? o.O

Way back in the day I couldn't afford games usually, but I didn't have the scene connections to acquire cracked software, so I'd sit...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 November 2006, 19:32
Replies: 28
Views: 2,352
Posted By AmigaHope
Take advantage of the cdxl.datatype to demux and...

Take advantage of the cdxl.datatype to demux and decode both the frames and the audio stream for you, then use a datatype-capable player with filedumping to dump the individual frames and audio...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 November 2006, 18:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By AmigaHope
It could very well be. =) :: laughs :: It'd...

It could very well be. =)

:: laughs :: It'd be amusing if Andy (the author of Worms) stopped by. I used to talk to him all the time. Maybe he and Galahad could have a fight. xD

...but I doubt...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 November 2006, 14:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By AmigaHope
Not only was Worms created on the Amiga, and...

Not only was Worms created on the Amiga, and Amiga-only for quite a while, the definitive version of the original Worms (that is, the best version of "Worms 1") is Worms: The Director's Cut, which is...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 November 2006, 13:53
Replies: 73
Views: 4,532
Posted By AmigaHope
It's not really a big deal anyway, it just makes...

It's not really a big deal anyway, it just makes your pointer looked squashed. I can play the game just fine with the squashed pointer. A simple degrader-type wrapper can run it without having to use...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 November 2006, 10:10
Replies: 73
Views: 4,532
Posted By AmigaHope
More things I've noticed: The mouse...

More things I've noticed:

The mouse incompatibility in WinUAE is caused by the 68040 emulation. The game works fine (albeit with timing issues) in 68020+FPU emulation, even with JIT enabled, etc,...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 11 November 2006, 21:40
Replies: 73
Views: 4,532
Posted By AmigaHope
Well I've taken an initial look at the beast. =) ...

Well I've taken an initial look at the beast. =)

As expected, the English is horrific. It could definitely use a cleanup. =P It's screamingly bad and unintelligible in spots.

All executeables...
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