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Forum: News Yesterday, 09:09
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Hewitson
Not a bad little intro. My only question is why...

Not a bad little intro. My only question is why are the capacitors electrolytic when the party is called "Tantalum People"?
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 09:06
Replies: 57
Views: 10,561
Posted By Hewitson
Why would you convert the inferior NES versions...

Why would you convert the inferior NES versions of these games instead of the arcade?
Forum: project.Amiga Lore Yesterday, 08:27
Replies: 8
Views: 10,110
Posted By Hewitson
Never understood why people used this on the...

Never understood why people used this on the Amiga. Even more difficult to understand why you'd want it in Windows.
Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 08:17
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Hewitson
I've never liked MagicWB. It's nothing but a...

I've never liked MagicWB. It's nothing but a complete eyesore, the original WB looks far nicer in my opinion.

I don't even know what Tools Daemon is.

I wouldn't call either of these utilities...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 15 October 2019, 11:10
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Hewitson
I'd mount the CD as a "directory hard drive" from...

I'd mount the CD as a "directory hard drive" from within the FS-UAE Launcher.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 October 2019, 11:06
Replies: 67
Views: 3,286
Posted By Hewitson
I would avoid that site after reading this...

I would avoid that site after reading this thread. You won't even know if what you are reading is accurate or not, obviously the owner doesn't care :rolleyes
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 October 2019, 10:56
Replies: 65
Views: 2,280
Posted By Hewitson
Exactly. An amusing example of this is that Zool...

Exactly. An amusing example of this is that Zool was meant to compete with Sonic the Hedgehog. What a joke.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2019, 10:26
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Hewitson
Not sure what's so funny about it, I think most...

Not sure what's so funny about it, I think most of us have probably done similar things. Glad to hear you got it up and running though!
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 15 October 2019, 09:56
Replies: 14
Views: 1,614
Posted By Hewitson
I assume the final version had superior music...

I assume the final version had superior music then, as it had the use of all 4 channels?

Regardless, games where you have to choose music or SFX suck.
Forum: OT - Technical 15 October 2019, 09:29
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Hewitson
Yes, that's what anyone with a brain would do. I...

Yes, that's what anyone with a brain would do. I think the site is impressive, but basically useless.
Forum: OT - General 15 October 2019, 09:28
Replies: 24
Views: 380
Posted By Hewitson
What a lame website. Wouldn't let me enter...

What a lame website. Wouldn't let me enter because of an ad-blocker, which I don't even have installed.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 October 2019, 00:12
Replies: 76
Views: 6,230
Posted By Hewitson
I also find a real Amiga sounds considerably...

I also find a real Amiga sounds considerably different (better) than an emulator (or UADE) running on a PC.

Particularly in the bass but differences can be noticed in other areas.
Forum: OT - General 14 October 2019, 23:50
Replies: 43
Views: 2,147
Posted By Hewitson
A lazy bastard? You did everything you could to...

A lazy bastard? You did everything you could to help him with the game as far as I'm concerned.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 October 2019, 11:53
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
Posted By Hewitson
All Amiga ports of Sierra adventure games suck. I...

All Amiga ports of Sierra adventure games suck. I very much disagree that the Paula sounds better (or even anywhere NEAR as good) as the MT-32 for these games. The Roland hardware is what the music...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2019, 21:32
Replies: 67
Views: 3,286
Posted By Hewitson
Wow. What an attitude. All you had to do was fix...

Wow. What an attitude. All you had to do was fix the error you made on your website, instead you've become annoyed at people for pointing it out.
Forum: project.EAB 13 October 2019, 06:23
Replies: 20
Views: 1,472
Posted By Hewitson
It's as simple as that. Whether you're a bank or...

It's as simple as that. Whether you're a bank or an Amiga forum, it should be encrypted.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 October 2019, 00:50
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Hewitson
I doubt that very much. It doesn't even have any...

I doubt that very much. It doesn't even have any dust on it.
Forum: OT - Technical 12 October 2019, 22:05
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Hewitson
You don't HAVE to buy a CRT, but if you're...

You don't HAVE to buy a CRT, but if you're wanting to play games and watch demos, you'll certainly have a much better experience with one.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2019, 02:12
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Hewitson
Nice compact and simple design. Best one posted...

Nice compact and simple design. Best one posted so far.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2019, 16:36
Replies: 65
Views: 2,280
Posted By Hewitson
What you're describing sounds like the exact...

What you're describing sounds like the exact opposite of the Playstation Store.

No point arguing this any further. Anyone who thinks the Amiga can come close to comparing to a console as a gaming...
Forum: OT - Technical 11 October 2019, 11:20
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Hewitson
I wouldn't even consider it. 15khz modes look...

I wouldn't even consider it. 15khz modes look terrible on anything but a CRT.
Forum: support.Games 10 October 2019, 21:46
Replies: 44
Views: 1,295
Posted By Hewitson
:laughing

:laughing
Forum: support.Other 10 October 2019, 12:47
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Hewitson
Why are you not using the Installer on the...

Why are you not using the Installer on the Install disk?

WB 3.1 generally works fine on KS 3.0.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2019, 12:43
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Hewitson
How come so many people lose the screws?

How come so many people lose the screws?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2019, 10:07
Replies: 65
Views: 2,280
Posted By Hewitson
No way. Almost every game on the Amiga sucked....

No way. Almost every game on the Amiga sucked. Most games on the PS4 are pretty damn good.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 13:08
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By Hewitson
I'd also like to welcome submissions from other...

I'd also like to welcome submissions from other platforms, this isn't an Amiga specific thread.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 09 October 2019, 13:06
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By Hewitson
Incorrect SCSI device tooltype as suggested above.

Incorrect SCSI device tooltype as suggested above.
Forum: support.Games 09 October 2019, 13:01
Replies: 606
Views: 192,745
Posted By Hewitson
Fair enough. It was fairly common for cracks of 1...

Fair enough. It was fairly common for cracks of 1 disk games that had to be split onto 2 disks to request the 2nd disk in this manner.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 12:47
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By Hewitson
What was wrong with it? I had the VF release. ...

What was wrong with it? I had the VF release.


I believe it was a bug in the replayer, therefore it's still a programming bug.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 07:17
Replies: 65
Views: 2,280
Posted By Hewitson
I found the same, even with the NES and SMS. ...

I found the same, even with the NES and SMS.

Did some of the Amiga games look far better than what these machines were capable of? Absolutely. But the gameplay and quality of games doesn't even...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 October 2019, 07:10
Replies: 17
Sticky: Read me first
Views: 29,200
Posted By Hewitson
Replying to a post from 2007 could also be...

Replying to a post from 2007 could also be considered a failure!
Forum: support.FS-UAE 08 October 2019, 10:44
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By Hewitson
I could have sworn I'd used it on hard drives. I...

I could have sworn I'd used it on hard drives. I stand corrected.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 October 2019, 08:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,722
Posted By Hewitson
There's much more impressive games on the 2600...

There's much more impressive games on the 2600 than Pitfall. Keystone Kapers and Enduro to name two.


I was simply trying to say that just because a machine has lesser capabilities, doesn't...
Forum: support.Apps 08 October 2019, 06:20
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Hewitson
Installers are generally used for apps which need...

Installers are generally used for apps which need files copied to various locations.

Why would a game have any need for one? Surely it'd just be copying a directory from one place to another, a...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 07 October 2019, 14:42
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By Hewitson
Assuming you have selected "Bootable" in...

Assuming you have selected "Bootable" in HDToolbox, try "install dh0:".
Forum: support.Apps 07 October 2019, 13:48
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Hewitson
They're just ADF's. Look at the file size: 901120...

They're just ADF's. Look at the file size: 901120 bytes.

Unlikely to be able to run this from WB though, as demos on disk are often NDOS.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 October 2019, 13:46
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By Hewitson
I don't remember any specific smells from the...

I don't remember any specific smells from the Amiga, but nothing beats the smell of a brand new motherboard that's just been pulled out of the packaging. Absolutely nothing.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2019, 13:44
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By Hewitson
I'd have preferred to see the 68k series of CPU's...

I'd have preferred to see the 68k series of CPU's achieve faster speeds and more capabilities, but this had absolutely NOTHING to do with Commodore going bankrupt.

Saved by Bill Gates? More like...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2019, 10:46
Replies: 38
Views: 1,436
Posted By Hewitson
Come on dude... Horizon Chase is a million times...

Come on dude... Horizon Chase is a million times more fun than Lotus.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 October 2019, 09:39
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Hewitson
Not a great deal of difference between them. They...

Not a great deal of difference between them. They all use the same drives internally (Chinon, Mitsumi, etc). The "manufacturers" of these drives only made the enclosures.
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