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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 17:26
Replies: 8
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Posted By Glen M
BTW I also tried ANES but I get a halt3 error in...

BTW I also tried ANES but I get a halt3 error in WinUAE. Not tried it on the real thing.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 17:22
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By Glen M
Emulation on Amiga

Not emulation of Amiga but emulation on Amiga.

Shapeshifter is probably the first thing that jumps to mind but mac's are a bit MEH in my book so I've been looking at other systems.

I've...
Forum: support.Demos 01 April 2020, 15:38
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Glen M
Is Amiga the only system without a Bad Apple demo?

I've been watching the various Bad Apple demos on practically every system ever conceived but there isn't an Amiga version?

this probably should have been in the requests demos section...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 April 2020, 12:03
Replies: 704
Views: 42,553
Posted By Glen M
Still no reply which is a shame as it is a proper...

Still no reply which is a shame as it is a proper retro laptop. T1200XE an intel 80C286 with 1MB ram and a 20mb propriety HDD. The first laptop with a resume function cost only $6499 when new in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 April 2020, 10:26
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By Glen M
The player should keep those power ups already...

The player should keep those power ups already earned.

Most shmups are a lot easier once you get the power ups, that's just the name of the game so maybe make the power ups themselves harder to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 March 2020, 13:07
Replies: 49
Views: 3,941
Posted By Glen M
On the CD32 version I can get to the 3rd level...

On the CD32 version I can get to the 3rd level before its game over. I reckon with enough practise I would easily get further. Its just that after the first level in space I think the graphics get...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 March 2020, 13:05
Replies: 704
Views: 42,553
Posted By Glen M
Well I won an old Toshiba laptop on eBay last...

Well I won an old Toshiba laptop on eBay last week for £1.20. Still hasn't arrived and no communication from the seller. Maybe he wanted more, shouldn't have started bidding at £1 then haha. I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 March 2020, 11:48
Replies: 137
Views: 17,700
Posted By Glen M
Time to start looking at the Commodore 64C. ...

Time to start looking at the Commodore 64C.

Turned out to be more involved than I first thought so its turned into another 2 parter (at least).

https://youtu.be/UChUb4M1vAk
Forum: OT - Technical 30 March 2020, 13:34
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Glen M
It posted fine with the profile enabled. I'll...

It posted fine with the profile enabled. I'll let him play a few games this afternoon and see how it goes. I'll soon be told if its not stable!
Forum: OT - Technical 30 March 2020, 13:33
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Glen M
well that was easy, feel like a bit of a dumb-ass...

well that was easy, feel like a bit of a dumb-ass now haha
Forum: OT - Technical 30 March 2020, 12:44
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Glen M
Am I going mad, DDR4 3200mhz ram settings

I built my sons new machine yesterday.

Asrock B450 mobo
Ryzen 5 2600x CPU
RX Vega 64 GPU (I know its power hungry but it was cheap)
and importantly 16GB of Corsair Vengeance 3200mhz DDR4
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2020, 12:21
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By Glen M
Very cool video. I have elite for the C64, maybe...

Very cool video. I have elite for the C64, maybe its about time I gave it a proper go.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2020, 11:57
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Glen M
Funny that the PS1 game obviously is copying...

Funny that the PS1 game obviously is copying themes from the Alien films and Gloom copied its sound effects from same.

There are certainly similarities in both images. I have a vague...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2020, 11:35
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By Glen M
Met up with a friend Saturday night about 2k LY...

Met up with a friend Saturday night about 2k LY from Colonia.

After some fun on a random rock in our SRVs we were flying off the and git attacked me in his fighter. There was no way I was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 March 2020, 13:22
Replies: 60
Views: 2,672
Posted By Glen M
Probably selling my A1200 mediator setup. I only...

Probably selling my A1200 mediator setup. I only ever had the blizzard 030 with it but still would be nice to have it now with the upcoming 060 cards
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 March 2020, 11:23
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By Glen M
I was continuing my journey to Colonia last night...

I was continuing my journey to Colonia last night and discovered this interesting site.

Large ring system around a brown dwarf star with a planet very close to the rings with biologicals.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 March 2020, 15:28
Replies: 137
Views: 17,700
Posted By Glen M
This week we take a look at different options for...

This week we take a look at different options for a hard disk in your Amiga. CF, SD, IDE. Which one will come out on top.

For the benchmarks we use SysInfo and SysSpeed.

Systems used is a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2020, 22:54
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By Glen M
I've got elite for the C64, frontier for the...

I've got elite for the C64, frontier for the amiga and pc and dangerous. Never owned first encounters, never really played it to be honest.

I've seen that some people do collect it. Personally...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2020, 13:51
Replies: 40
Views: 2,178
Posted By Glen M
On the Saturn the original Virtua Fighter runs at...

On the Saturn the original Virtua Fighter runs at a smooth 60fps but its very basic. Flat shaded and very pointy characters. I'm fairly sure the only thing 3D is the characters and its basic...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2020, 13:23
Replies: 40
Views: 2,178
Posted By Glen M
From Monday yes will be working from home. Going...

From Monday yes will be working from home. Going to be hectic with 2 kids to school (7 and 12) while trying to get work done.

As for the idea I know Amiga isn't that hot in its chunky to planar...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2020, 12:47
Replies: 40
Views: 2,178
Posted By Glen M
Could an Amiga with an 030 do Virtua Fighter?

Its a thought that's been bouncing around my head for a while now.

Given that the original saturn virtua fighter is fairly basic graphically could the Amiga with a fast 030 not plough its way...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2020, 12:10
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By Glen M
I'm just winging it and finding my own way. ...

I'm just winging it and finding my own way. Currently sat on a rock orbiting some star near the top of the galaxy. I like to fly my own path through the stars and make some discoveries along the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2020, 10:57
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By Glen M
I've done it before in the Orca. Got 2 repair...

I've done it before in the Orca. Got 2 repair modules fitted and currently landed about 8k ly out repairing everything. I can happily run the Neutron highway. The control panel on the ship just...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2020, 17:17
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By Glen M
If you want a really good space based story...

If you want a really good space based story driven game check out Freelancer on the PC from 2003. I've played it through a few times. Graphics are dated these days but its a good solid game.
...
Forum: support.Apps 19 March 2020, 14:17
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By Glen M
Just noticed this thread. Thanks for watching my...

Just noticed this thread. Thanks for watching my video and glad your sorted.

I just want to clarify if you copied the files from the dropbox link as I did in the video?

I'll maybe add a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2020, 11:06
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By Glen M
I'm back playing Elite Dangerous, currently on my...

I'm back playing Elite Dangerous, currently on my way out to Colonia for some fun all be it taking the scenic route and doing some exploring along the way. Travelling in style in my long range Orca....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2020, 09:53
Replies: 60
Views: 2,863
Posted By Glen M
On a slightly different note I don't know how you...

On a slightly different note I don't know how you lot are getting so much "free" time. I for one have to work from home plus I've got 2 kids to home school. I think I'll actually have less time to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 March 2020, 17:39
Replies: 60
Views: 2,863
Posted By Glen M
Why not try to get into Frontier. My...

Why not try to get into Frontier.

My advice is to grind the fruit and veg / robots and computers run between Barnards Star and Sol. Start at Ross 159, load up with fuel then fly to Sol. Dock...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 March 2020, 18:24
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Glen M
Bit more testing with scsi.device.44.20 this time...

Bit more testing with scsi.device.44.20 this time and my 16gb CF card gets to 4.7mb/s but my fast 8gb card gets to a very impressive.... dramatic pause.... 8mb/s

Question though. When trying...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 March 2020, 14:16
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Glen M
I've got the TF330 overclocked to 54mhz. One of...

I've got the TF330 overclocked to 54mhz. One of my cf cards hits about 5.8mb/s but the other is about 3.5. The ide drive got just over 6mb/s but unfortunately there isn't room in the case for it. ...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 March 2020, 09:40
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Glen M
Hard drive speed, few questions

I've been testing different drive media in an attempt to find the fastest but the results from my 1200 are extremely meh.

Oddly though my CD32 is around 2-3 times faster. Its does have the 54mhz...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2020, 11:04
Replies: 704
Views: 42,553
Posted By Glen M
Don't know if you can install windows on the...

Don't know if you can install windows on the xbox. I'm sure you could install linux though.

The case has enough room to cut out and fit a small ATX board its just the size of the cooler you'd...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2020, 18:00
Replies: 164
Views: 11,485
Posted By Glen M
This line "Unlike some hobbyist IDE...

This line

"Unlike some hobbyist IDE adapters, this advanced, modern design inhibits read errors and false IRQ's."

tells you all you need to know.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2020, 17:58
Replies: 164
Views: 11,485
Posted By Glen M
I think its fairly clear that the community...

I think its fairly clear that the community absolutely 100% does not accept it regardless of the legality.



The attitude on the amiga.org thread came across very much as we are Amiga Kit, we...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2020, 17:36
Replies: 164
Views: 11,485
Posted By Glen M
I think what this boils down to is the difference...

I think what this boils down to is the difference between legal practices and moral practices. It's probably legal but its absolutely not moral and could be construed as bullying.

I'm 100% sure...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 March 2020, 14:55
Replies: 67
Views: 6,420
Posted By Glen M
My original Xbox is still one of my favourite...

My original Xbox is still one of my favourite systems. The day I bought it, it was modded so I've never bought an original game (full price anyway, have loads now from charity shops).

Probably...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2020, 10:47
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Glen M
I've never had an issue with my CD32 PSU or any...

I've never had an issue with my CD32 PSU or any Amiga PSU for that matter. I don't think they have the dreaded fail high of the C64 power supplies (of which I've personal experience)

That power...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2020, 18:50
Replies: 15
Views: 2,095
Posted By Glen M
Interesting idea. The traditional dpad...

Interesting idea.

The traditional dpad pivots on a single point though so I don't see how it could work as there is no linear movement to restrict.

Might be worth more investigation though. ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2020, 17:05
Replies: 15
Views: 2,095
Posted By Glen M
Don't know if it would be possible to do a an...

Don't know if it would be possible to do a an octo-gate on a d-pad. Would you not need an analogue stick of some sort to make that work?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 March 2020, 17:02
Replies: 704
Views: 42,553
Posted By Glen M
Nice, I'm still running a 960 in my main rig...

Nice, I'm still running a 960 in my main rig which can handle most AAA games at lower settings so I'm sure the 950 isn't that far behind.
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