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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 June 2011, 18:39
Replies: 35
Views: 3,820
Posted By Franko
Since 86 I've never left the Amiga and still use...

Since 86 I've never left the Amiga and still use them each and every day for all my computing needs, Art/Gfx, Programming, Audio, Video, DTP , burning CDs/DVDs, Letters/Writing etc... :)

While I...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 April 2011, 17:49
Replies: 112
Views: 7,718
Posted By Franko
Hi everyone... :) While I don't post here...

Hi everyone... :)

While I don't post here very often (mostly because my sense of humour would get on your nerves like it does with certain folk on A.org). I thought after the spate of good guys...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 23 September 2010, 18:37
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By Franko
Hi folks, :) As I've explained elsewhere, Im...

Hi folks, :)

As I've explained elsewhere, Im new to the internet (only been on about 3 months now) even though I've been using Amigas since 1986... :)

The website I'm setting up was just done...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 22 September 2010, 12:36
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By Franko
Thank for checking that TCD, :great The .txt...

Thank for checking that TCD, :great
The .txt must be something to do with the way my iMacs set up. The files that I've placed on the site are really only for test purposes just now. I needed to know...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 22 September 2010, 00:15
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By Franko
Being new to all this interweb-net-thingy stuff,...

Being new to all this interweb-net-thingy stuff, I'm a wee bit lost... :help

Having just set up a website called http://www.commodorescotland.com/ I've been trying to work out how I could make all...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 September 2010, 16:03
Replies: 100
Views: 8,375
Posted By Franko
Never mind about CommodoreUSA, what about...

Never mind about CommodoreUSA, what about CommodoreScotland (http://www.commodorescotland.com/) !!! :D
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 September 2010, 13:02
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By Franko
I've only written a couple of hundred, but on the...

I've only written a couple of hundred, but on the quick check I've done on the various sites it looks like folk have already written these before me. (guess thats what happens when you've never been...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 September 2010, 12:40
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By Franko
Have to say I disagree with Mad-Matt & Wepl here...

Have to say I disagree with Mad-Matt & Wepl here about the use of NoCache & NoMMU on my BPPC 060/603 setup. ;)

I've found that enabling these two options for about 85 to 90% of the slaves I've...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 05 September 2010, 17:06
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By Franko
Two of the most important things to set when...

Two of the most important things to set when using WHDLoad on a Blizzard PPC board are NoCache & NoMMU. :)

Out of the thousands of games I use on my BPPC set up the only one I can't get to work is...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 August 2010, 00:23
Replies: 43
Views: 3,507
Posted By Franko
I personally think games back in the 80s & 90s...

I personally think games back in the 80s & 90s had the most important factor in them ie:- Gameplay, don't get me wrong their was plenty of crap games back then too.

But when I look at the...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2010, 09:38
Replies: 75
Views: 4,971
Posted By Franko
Does that mean the stuff I sent was no good ?

Does that mean the stuff I sent was no good ?
Forum: Amiga scene 23 August 2010, 12:17
Replies: 15
Views: 4,204
Posted By Franko
Ere, Gibs is this thread having a go at me...

Ere, Gibs is this thread having a go at me :shocked

Sorry but I didn't realize anyone was begging me for anything... ;)

The only reason that I haven't put mine on aminet yet is because I...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2010, 19:52
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By Franko
My main Amiga specs are, A1200...

My main Amiga specs are,

A1200 Blizzard060/PPC603 60Mhz/240Mhz / 256Mb RAM / 2 x 500GB HDs / 2 x DVD Burners / FASTATA MKIII / Cocolino Wireless Mouse / Custom built Amplifier

The version of...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2010, 17:32
Replies: 261
Views: 23,436
Posted By Franko
Cheers Fabie, :great I can't even remember...

Cheers Fabie, :great

I can't even remember the last time I used the floppy drive, all my software including games are stored and run from the 2 500GB HDs or from CDs or DVDs. Until I finally got...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2010, 17:22
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By Franko
Hi Boo Boo You mean this one... ...

Hi Boo Boo

You mean this one...

http://i995.photobucket.com/albums/af79/frankosamiga/C64FrodoLauncher.gif

Really just the same thing as the Amiga one, cept this time its for launching C64...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2010, 23:24
Replies: 261
Views: 23,436
Posted By Franko
Im afraid this was a one off build, designed to...

Im afraid this was a one off build, designed to suit my needs and equipment. :(

For example I've never had the need to use the PCMIA slot so this design doesn't allow for that. and the main case...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2010, 23:09
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By Franko
Well, if some folks can find a use for it, I'll...

Well, if some folks can find a use for it, I'll put a little package together over the next few days and upload it to Aminet. :)

If anyone does find it useful then they can email me with...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2010, 16:10
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By Franko
Hi kipper, I don't think it would be of any use...

Hi kipper, I don't think it would be of any use to anyone else. I have only used it on my various set ups mentioned in my post above. Plus the way that I use it requires all of your games to be...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2010, 15:46
Replies: 261
Views: 23,436
Posted By Franko
Do you mean the actual dimensions & locations of...

Do you mean the actual dimensions & locations of all the cut outs, or just what each of the sockets on the back do... :)
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2010, 15:37
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By Franko
It's just a little quirk of mine that I put in...

It's just a little quirk of mine that I put in any programs I write. :)
(I sneek in a tribute of some sort to all of the old SKA bands, that were and still are my heroes, in this case The...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2010, 02:15
Replies: 261
Views: 23,436
Posted By Franko
It seems quite a few folk want a new Amiga case...

It seems quite a few folk want a new Amiga case why not build your own out of wood like I did (well MDF to be exact) cost less than a tenner and a couple of days work. :D

A1200 Blizzard060/PPC603...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2010, 02:12
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By Franko
I could release my WHDLoad launcher progy and...

I could release my WHDLoad launcher progy and make it work on most Amiga systems, as it stands just now it would work on any A1200 with at least 4Meg fast ram from OS 3.0 to 3.9. I do have a version...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2010, 01:06
Replies: 261
Views: 23,436
Posted By Franko
I get your point Jimbo, but the way I look at it...

I get your point Jimbo, but the way I look at it is, if you've paid out all that dosh and your machine does what you want and need it to do, then it's money well spent.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2010, 01:00
Replies: 261
Views: 23,436
Posted By Franko
I paid £294 just over 3 years ago for a...

I paid £294 just over 3 years ago for a Blizzard060/128Mb Ram then four weeks later on ebay again I paid £473 for a Blizzard060/PPC /256Mb Ram.

My point is if you really want it you have to be...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 August 2010, 13:18
Replies: 240
Views: 35,759
Posted By Franko
Cheers TCD... made my day that has, it's playing...

Cheers TCD... made my day that has, it's playing on a loop right now at full blast... :bowdown
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 August 2010, 12:43
Replies: 240
Views: 35,759
Posted By Franko
My top 2 Amiga Classic tunes are... :) ...

My top 2 Amiga Classic tunes are... :)

ALIEN BREED

ILYAD (by UbiSoft) (anyone know how to rip the mod from this, I have never managed to do it...) :(
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2010, 12:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,697
Posted By Franko
A piece of kit like the Amiga, doesn't need any...

A piece of kit like the Amiga, doesn't need any gawdy looking stickers to advertise it's class. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2010, 12:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Franko
Hi Peter... :D Thought you might enjoy these...

Hi Peter... :D

Thought you might enjoy these ones too... :)

Dads Army Theme Tune...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfQwHb1pWPE

Dr Who Theme Tune (the Tom Baker Years)...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 August 2010, 23:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Franko
For all those sad old gits like myself, out...

For all those sad old gits like myself, out there... :)

Click on this link for some fond, happy, toe tapping memories... :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neCP_xu18k8

Ahhh... those were the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 August 2010, 21:47
Replies: 40
Views: 7,006
Posted By Franko
I tried one of those things, the cats just look...

I tried one of those things, the cats just look at you as if your stupid, and the only real thing that happens are the squirrels fall out of the trees.... :)
Forum: Amiga scene 04 August 2010, 21:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Franko
Big grin Wish Jim Was Still Here...

Hi folks :)

I have for the past few days been running this thread on, dare I say it... another Amiga forum... :shocked

Now while it has caused quite a lot of laughs it has also brought out...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 August 2010, 01:50
Replies: 261
Views: 23,436
Posted By Franko
Bought 2 of these SATA adapters and the...

Bought 2 of these SATA adapters and the read/write transfer rates were way too slow.

I have read that some folk have managed to burn DVD's using MakeCD but I can't get it to work and MakeCD ISO...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2010, 22:24
Replies: 40
Views: 7,006
Posted By Franko
I use them to throw at the neighbors cat, when it...

I use them to throw at the neighbors cat, when it tries to S*!t in my garden... :spin
Forum: Amiga scene 03 August 2010, 22:09
Replies: 261
Views: 23,436
Posted By Franko
A board that can support SATA DVD/HD Drives... :D...

A board that can support SATA DVD/HD Drives... :D

And A USB 2 interface would be cool..

I could even write you a DVD burner prog to go with it (might help you sell some more DVD drives !!!)...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 August 2010, 01:59
Replies: 75
Views: 4,971
Posted By Franko
Cheers CosmicFrog :D Theirs an old Scottish...

Cheers CosmicFrog :D

Theirs an old Scottish saying that goes a bit like your signature...

'If at first you don't succeed, put in ra boot and then ra heid' ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 01 August 2010, 19:17
Replies: 75
Views: 4,971
Posted By Franko
:D Glad to know I've made someone happy :D

:D Glad to know I've made someone happy :D
Forum: Amiga scene 01 August 2010, 18:53
Replies: 75
Views: 4,971
Posted By Franko
Wow guys !!! :shocked Only 2.8Gb of stuff in...

Wow guys !!! :shocked

Only 2.8Gb of stuff in there, sorry.... :(

I hope that there was some good things in the remaining stuff... :D

Hope I didn't cause too much hassle for you having to...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 August 2010, 13:21
Replies: 75
Views: 4,971
Posted By Franko
:D WhooHoo :lol Whayhay :D :DHey,...

:D WhooHoo :lol Whayhay :D

:DHey, TheCyberDruid :D
I've finally finished uploading, 8000+ files... :spin
Never knew it would take so long, still, while I was waiting for the upload to finish I...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2010, 11:39
Replies: 75
Views: 4,971
Posted By Franko
Just my luck, there no continue option... :sad ...

Just my luck, there no continue option... :sad
Just an arrow pointing to a trashcan under the incomplete queue item.

I know from experience though that an incomplete ISO image can still be burnt...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 July 2010, 11:08
Replies: 75
Views: 4,971
Posted By Franko
:crying sugar!!! :bash I've left the client...

:crying sugar!!! :bash
I've left the client prog running so I'll head back to it and pray that It has a continue option :crazy

Failing that, Now that I have a client prog that works I'll just...
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