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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 16:25
Replies: 11
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Posted By dreadnought
No, just marvelling at the novelty of an Amiga...

No, just marvelling at the novelty of an Amiga mag saying that you should buy an Amiga :)

And their cute way of pricing stuff, where you pick the most expensive model on the market for comparison....
Forum: Amiga scene Today, 15:27
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By dreadnought
Oh, please...not that old chestnut again.

Oh, please...not that old chestnut again.
Forum: support.Demos Today, 10:47
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By dreadnought
Nice work! I'd put it on archive.org, it'd get...

Nice work! I'd put it on archive.org, it'd get more exposure.

...& greetings from Gdansk ;)
Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 17:35
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By dreadnought
You can try the attached manual for F/A. The...

You can try the attached manual for F/A. The codes are there but it's all a bit messy.

Overall, yes, unfertuantely lots of manuals are only in the .txt form, guess they were typed back in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 17:23
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By dreadnought
Sure, but it's just becoming trickier to catch up...

Sure, but it's just becoming trickier to catch up with the endless updates. Latest Cyberpunk patch is 37 GB...it's ridiculous :D

I don't really follow the modern hacking scene anymore. My retro...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 15:09
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By dreadnought
Most of the games for these platforms are...

Most of the games for these platforms are "preserved', if you know where to look. This gen is not so bad, but the next one, and the following ones, will be nigh on impossible to save in a 1:1 state...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 11:51
Replies: 194
Views: 8,900
Posted By dreadnought
If you actually read my my post, you'd see it...

If you actually read my my post, you'd see it disagrees with particular things you have said in yours, which frankly do not make sense to me, and not something you might've said before. That's hardly...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 11:01
Replies: 194
Views: 8,900
Posted By dreadnought
I think most people in the early 2000s would be...

I think most people in the early 2000s would be "unamazed' if you gave them Amiga too. I also don't quite understand your "separate display" complaint, and simulation games are anything but silly.
...
Forum: News 08 April 2021, 21:44
Replies: 39
Views: 5,405
Posted By dreadnought
Well, well. Kosmic Klebin is also an Amiga coder?...

Well, well. Kosmic Klebin is also an Amiga coder? ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2021, 14:01
Replies: 194
Views: 16,385
Posted By dreadnought
Yes. And? :)

Yes. And? :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 22:20
Replies: 63
Views: 2,697
Posted By dreadnought
Dead ends could be amusing too, if done properly...

Dead ends could be amusing too, if done properly - with a clue, and not much backtracking.
There is no need for pixel hunting if the objects are well defined. Having a good look at the the scene was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 21:24
Replies: 63
Views: 2,697
Posted By dreadnought
Sorry mate, but that's simply not true. LSL and...

Sorry mate, but that's simply not true. LSL and SQ were my first ever gfx adventures, I was just learning English, and behind Iron Curtain had zero access to mags and other resources. Despite that I...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 April 2021, 20:02
Replies: 474
Views: 29,398
Posted By dreadnought
So, as I was saying on page 2... ;)

So, as I was saying on page 2... ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 19:21
Replies: 194
Views: 16,385
Posted By dreadnought
Meanwhile, in the CPC land... ...

Meanwhile, in the CPC land...

https://youtu.be/7ZJiHOLXGcY?t=259
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2021, 18:19
Replies: 63
Views: 2,697
Posted By dreadnought
Couldn't disagree more. They have flaws, (not...

Couldn't disagree more. They have flaws, (not unlike like modern games) but also some fantastic plots, jokes, puzzles, etc. And, as you say, some of the early gfx is simply fabulous, pixel art at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 18:12
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By dreadnought
Eh? :)

Eh? :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 April 2021, 14:52
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By dreadnought
I doubt very much these can match PC shaders,...

I doubt very much these can match PC shaders, nevermind beat them.

For me, 30USD for few old games is simply too much, especially for a digital-only version. I'd wait till they drop the price or...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 April 2021, 19:40
Replies: 63
Views: 2,697
Posted By dreadnought
Thanks for the heads up on the dead ends....

Thanks for the heads up on the dead ends. Disappointing. But, don't they at least give you some clue messages when you fail? That'd help to offset the damage a little bit.

Sewers/mazes...ugh. Yet...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 April 2021, 20:48
Replies: 63
Views: 2,697
Posted By dreadnought
Really? I actually finished first Larry/Space...

Really? I actually finished first Larry/Space Quest on my own, don't recall any such instances (though might've gotten lucky or have fuzzy memory).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 April 2021, 20:11
Replies: 63
Views: 2,697
Posted By dreadnought
One big criticism agains Sierra games was always...

One big criticism agains Sierra games was always the fact that you could die, sometimes a lot. I must admit that it has never bothered me that much, since I'm used to the Save Often mantra from RPGs....
Forum: Amiga scene 04 April 2021, 11:03
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By dreadnought
386SX in 1994 was an outdated machine. Pentiums...

386SX in 1994 was an outdated machine. Pentiums have already appeared and 486s were getting more and more affordable.

Even so, you can play DOOM on a 386. In a medium window with low detail you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 April 2021, 11:26
Replies: 194
Views: 8,900
Posted By dreadnought
"Paula vs Adlib"..."synthesis too...

"Paula vs Adlib"..."synthesis too sterile"....fasten your seatbelts, we're moving into Extreme Rationalization zone :D
Forum: Hardware mods 02 April 2021, 10:19
Replies: 24
Views: 1,494
Posted By dreadnought
For the record, I was joking... ...

For the record, I was joking...

https://i.postimg.cc/65MccjgQ/sshot-2021-04-02-10-19-17.png (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Hardware mods 01 April 2021, 20:31
Replies: 24
Views: 1,494
Posted By dreadnought
What, no FPU? Rubbish. ;)

What, no FPU? Rubbish.

;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 March 2021, 15:22
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By dreadnought
Oh, I thought you meant original reviewers. I'm...

Oh, I thought you meant original reviewers. I'm not a platform gaming connoisseur so can't speak on that version.

On PS2? The home of Ratchet and Odin Sphere? Wonder what the price was :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 March 2021, 14:25
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By dreadnought
Tbh I wasn't even aware that it existed on PSX....

Tbh I wasn't even aware that it existed on PSX. Could be that it simply was completely out of its league, given the fact that Playstation was all about pioneering 3D, and even when it comes to 2D it...
Forum: MarketPlace 28 March 2021, 19:47
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By dreadnought
Sorry mate, I'm an idiot :) Just realised this is...

Sorry mate, I'm an idiot :) Just realised this is just a minimig board, and I was thinking about MiST. Will have to pass, sorry for the confusion.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 March 2021, 11:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By dreadnought
Delphine was one of my favourite companies, and...

Delphine was one of my favourite companies, and Future Wars one of the first games I played on Amiga. Coming from 8 bits it was a revelation, same like Operation Stealth and Cruise later. Thanks for...
Forum: MarketPlace 27 March 2021, 16:30
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By dreadnought
For 100E I'll take it myself, unless @lesta wants...

For 100E I'll take it myself, unless @lesta wants it. I have MiSTer already, but wanted another unit for my other CRTs.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 March 2021, 13:02
Replies: 194
Views: 8,900
Posted By dreadnought
Yes, but Amiga's fx/gfx superiority was never in...

Yes, but Amiga's fx/gfx superiority was never in question. My objection is just to using hyperbole when talking about STs YM/AY chip (and gfx too). Sure, it was worse than Paula, but also not all...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2021, 15:03
Replies: 886
Views: 103,080
Posted By dreadnought
Hey, let's not talk about "if", but "when" :D I...

Hey, let's not talk about "if", but "when" :D I want to play that Barbarian game... Maybe take a little break from coding, after so many years of toiling on this one you surely deserve it. And...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 18:38
Replies: 194
Views: 8,900
Posted By dreadnought
https://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2017/10/atar...

https://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2017/10/atari-st-instrumental-instruments

Not really related to the chip itself, but it's a nice write up about the MIDI side. I didn't know ST was used by so...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2021, 16:23
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By dreadnought
I have one of these adapters (though not exacty...

I have one of these adapters (though not exacty this very one, they all look similar though) and one SanDisk Ultra 32GB, using with ACA500+. I don't remember exactly but I think it's formatted for...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2021, 15:03
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By dreadnought
https://www.amazon.com/QUMOX-Compact-Memory-Adapte...

https://www.amazon.com/QUMOX-Compact-Memory-Adapter-Reader/dp/B019REDBY6/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 March 2021, 13:55
Replies: 194
Views: 8,900
Posted By dreadnought
@Foebane: Interesting logic. So, if some guy...

@Foebane: Interesting logic. So, if some guy comes and says Amiga's sound is rubbish, because there certainly is some superior PC sound card out there, you'll have to agree? ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2021, 11:35
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By dreadnought
Perhaps it'd be cheaper to check out some...

Perhaps it'd be cheaper to check out some adapters?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2021, 22:50
Replies: 194
Views: 8,900
Posted By dreadnought
Yep. The fact that X might've been inferior to Y...

Yep. The fact that X might've been inferior to Y doesn't mean that X=crap. And, paradoxically, ST ended up having big influence on the tracker scene, and was quite popular amongst "serious" musicians...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 March 2021, 17:44
Replies: 63
Views: 2,697
Posted By dreadnought
Well, I did say "the latter games" :) SQ4, KQ 5/6...

Well, I did say "the latter games" :) SQ4, KQ 5/6 have 7+ disks to juggle, and are also slow as molasses (or were on my A500). It's just not fun, I gave up on KQ 5 even back then.

The other thing...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 March 2021, 13:35
Replies: 65
Views: 4,708
Posted By dreadnought
It's an interesting, kinda philosophical...

It's an interesting, kinda philosophical question. At which point an original Amiga stops being an original Amiga? I mean, if we swap all the main chips for FPGA replacements, why not just stick MISS...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 March 2021, 13:32
Replies: 63
Views: 2,697
Posted By dreadnought
The latter games only make sense on hdd, having...

The latter games only make sense on hdd, having to swap disk every 5 seconds could drive even a patient man mad. Some of them also start showing the inferior gfx, I think it was Space Quest 4 which...
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