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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 07:49
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By Foebane
TeamHoi, is Ramon still part of your team? His...

TeamHoi, is Ramon still part of your team? His excellent music in your three Hoi Saga demos is my favourite thing about them!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 07:45
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By Foebane
F29 Retaliator was the first 16-bit flight sim I...

F29 Retaliator was the first 16-bit flight sim I experienced, it was fun and fast, and I liked how your pilot avatar in one of the briefing screenshots looked like Tom Selleck. I also thought the...
Forum: support.Apps 17 March 2019, 17:50
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Foebane
Yes, that's most likely Date Modified that has...

Yes, that's most likely Date Modified that has APIs using it. I've written programs in Borland Delphi (in Windows) that processed timestamps, and only that one was available.
Forum: support.Apps 17 March 2019, 16:32
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Foebane
How many timestamps does AmigaOS use?

By timestamps I mean the date and time as it appears on files and folders in Workbench. I can only see one type of timestamp, but as far as I know, there may be others. For example, Windows uses...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 March 2019, 09:12
Replies: 52
Views: 11,807
Posted By Foebane
Since this thread is about rampant unauthorised...

Since this thread is about rampant unauthorised plagiarism, how about I leave this here: Timbaland plagiarism controversy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timbaland_plagiarism_controversy)

:D
Forum: Member Introductions 15 March 2019, 01:15
Replies: 67
Views: 9,102
Posted By Foebane
You mean ADA is your own website?

You mean ADA is your own website?
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2019, 12:53
Replies: 108
Views: 4,354
Posted By Foebane
And to add their own name under the copyright,...

And to add their own name under the copyright, too. I despise Cloanto for that reason alone, and God knows what else they're tweaking that is bound to break sizeable amounts of old software before...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2019, 12:45
Replies: 111
Views: 10,762
Posted By Foebane
Yes, I have, actually. Even if it's on WinVICE...

Yes, I have, actually. Even if it's on WinVICE with one of the brighter, more colourful palettes.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 March 2019, 23:40
Replies: 108
Views: 4,354
Posted By Foebane
I used to use Amiga Forever (2012 Edition) and...

I used to use Amiga Forever (2012 Edition) and whilst Cloanto's supplemental DVD material is great (all manner of Amiga documentaries and speeches), I took a dislike to the frontend and the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 March 2019, 13:27
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By Foebane
Did you ever play Damocles? That was a great...

Did you ever play Damocles? That was a great follow-up to Mercenary, in which you had solid-filled 3D buildings that you could explore and pick up items from different floors on, and an entire solar...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 March 2019, 01:39
Replies: 270
Views: 31,424
Posted By Foebane
Really? Why couldn't there be two sets of sprites...

Really? Why couldn't there be two sets of sprites and animations in both directions? Or was it absolutely paramount that the game run in half a megabyte?

Come to think of it, Beast 2 didn't need a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 March 2019, 22:46
Replies: 270
Views: 31,424
Posted By Foebane
That's why I mentioned the percentage: it's...

That's why I mentioned the percentage: it's 50fps, but something like 99% of the time.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 March 2019, 19:27
Replies: 270
Views: 31,424
Posted By Foebane
Shadow of the Beast is NOT a 100% 50Hz game: when...

Shadow of the Beast is NOT a 100% 50Hz game: when you turn on the spot, there is a noticeable drop in FPS. I've seen this discussed in detail somewhere else, but I can't be bothered to dig it up at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2019, 18:12
Replies: 111
Views: 10,762
Posted By Foebane
Yeah, the palettes are noticeably different...

Yeah, the palettes are noticeably different between NTSC and PAL, and even between different brands of monitor or TV! It's down to the way the circuitry for the display interprets the signals, which...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2019, 16:13
Replies: 111
Views: 10,762
Posted By Foebane
ANYWAY, back On-Topic. For those Speccy...

ANYWAY, back On-Topic.

For those Speccy owners who don't know what graphical feats their humble machine is capable of, feast your eyes on these gorgeous artworks!
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2019, 15:41
Replies: 111
Views: 10,762
Posted By Foebane
I guess it's just down to personal preference. :p

I guess it's just down to personal preference. :p
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2019, 15:31
Replies: 111
Views: 10,762
Posted By Foebane
I'm not using emulation, I'm going by YouTube...

I'm not using emulation, I'm going by YouTube channels that claim to use real VIC-II in their videos, namely a channel called "C64 Studio" among others. Those colours look awful, only suited to one...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2019, 14:25
Replies: 111
Views: 10,762
Posted By Foebane
You've GOT to be joking, Pilot! True, the Speccy...

You've GOT to be joking, Pilot! True, the Speccy palette is a basic RGB palette, but it's certainly more colourful than the awful colours chosen for the C64 which were meant to work best on NTSC and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2019, 10:23
Replies: 48
Views: 2,140
Posted By Foebane
I second, third and fourth that.

I second, third and fourth that.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2019, 09:03
Replies: 48
Views: 2,140
Posted By Foebane
On quite a few older Amiga demos from the early...

On quite a few older Amiga demos from the early 1990s, I saw reference to something called "POSTE RESTANTE" in many of the contact addresses, which apparently refers to the Post Office holding your...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 March 2019, 10:56
Replies: 37
Views: 1,842
Posted By Foebane
Speaking of Sega, why should we ridicule them...

Speaking of Sega, why should we ridicule them ourselves when they can do it for us?

http://theamigamuseum.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/SegaAges-300x169.jpg

:D
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2019, 10:28
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By Foebane
The story of VFX, Amiga and Babylon 5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn3UraChY0c

How the best creative computer combo of the 1990s, the Amiga and NewTek Video Toaster, helped launch a whole industry for budget CGI in TV shows and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2019, 13:01
Replies: 37
Views: 1,842
Posted By Foebane
At least the Plus/4 and C16 had a FAR SUPERIOR...

At least the Plus/4 and C16 had a FAR SUPERIOR COLOUR PALETTE to the C64, even if the sound chip was worse.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2019, 09:59
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By Foebane
I can barely remember it now, but I was given an...

I can barely remember it now, but I was given an analogue joystick apparatus with no case or anything, it was just the shaft and the potentiometers, and I had to wire it up myself. It was also...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 March 2019, 22:13
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Foebane
Sorry, I thought this thread mentioned custom...

Sorry, I thought this thread mentioned custom overlays and filters for the recreation of such displays. They could be useful in that regard.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 March 2019, 18:50
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By Foebane
I found that out after I spilt a cup of sweet tea...

I found that out after I spilt a cup of sweet tea over my joystick, and it was ruined. I opened it up to find the entire interior lined with fine sugar crystals.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 March 2019, 14:21
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By Foebane
The problem I would have with real Amiga...

The problem I would have with real Amiga joysticks these days is that clacking microswitches are far louder than pressing keys, and I have sound-sensitive neighbours.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 March 2019, 12:23
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By Foebane
I stand corrected. :)

I stand corrected. :)
Forum: Member Introductions 04 March 2019, 02:27
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Foebane
A Robocop quote is always a win! Welcome! :)

A Robocop quote is always a win!

Welcome! :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 March 2019, 23:51
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Foebane
I had to research Black Frame Insertion to see...

I had to research Black Frame Insertion to see what Dr.Venom was even talking about, and after the explanation and seeing this demo (https://www.testufo.com/blackframes), I can see that it would be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 March 2019, 15:31
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By Foebane
After I got into PC gaming, I never missed...

After I got into PC gaming, I never missed joysticks and never looked back. Mouse and Keyboard was the way for me to go with most PC games, and whilst I tried flight sims in the 1990s with analogue...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 March 2019, 20:06
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Foebane
To answer my own question, there is the perfect...

To answer my own question, there is the perfect site, game music with games included:
ftp://grandis.nu/Commodore_Amiga/Retroplay/Commodore_Amiga_-_WHDLoad_-_Games/

:D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 March 2019, 20:01
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By Foebane
Yeah, at a pinch, I'd say Family Guy is more...

Yeah, at a pinch, I'd say Family Guy is more violent.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 March 2019, 14:20
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Foebane
I have to mention that I started this topic last...

I have to mention that I started this topic last night when I figured I could ditch the games (which aren't much bigger than the music files) and recollect them as music only. But even though I don't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 March 2019, 13:36
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Foebane
My ClassicWB has got something called...

My ClassicWB has got something called HippoPlayer, which managed the Turrican tunes nicely.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 March 2019, 12:35
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Foebane
Sorry, but I'm asking because I've got a...

Sorry, but I'm asking because I've got a collection of games on WHDLoad, but a lot of them I don't like EXCEPT for the music, whilst I consider the games themselves to be utter crud, like "9 Lives"...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 March 2019, 01:47
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Foebane
Apologies, Acid. I am quite soused and tired and...

Apologies, Acid. I am quite soused and tired and didn't feel like googling. But your help is much appreciated, nonetheless.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 March 2019, 01:23
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Foebane
Is there a site of Amiga game music?

I am keen on collecting Amiga mod music which was used in various games, but I don't really want to collect the games themselves, just the music they had.

I know Modland has demo stuff and so does...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 March 2019, 21:08
Replies: 51
Views: 1,390
Posted By Foebane
Yep, my father would take me and my sister to the...

Yep, my father would take me and my sister to the local arcade back in the early 1980s in the centre of town, it was my first intro to videogames, and I remember being particularly impressed by...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 March 2019, 13:14
Replies: 51
Views: 1,390
Posted By Foebane
:great

:great
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