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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 00:21
Replies: 83
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Posted By Retro-Nerd
From your standpoint there aren't bad thing/good...

From your standpoint there aren't bad thing/good things. Just things. All arguments are invalid, no matter on what subject. :lol
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 00:13
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By Retro-Nerd
But this is no "I like coffee, no i like tea...

But this is no "I like coffee, no i like tea better" discussion. The flaws are there in Xenon II, technically and in level/enemy/weapons design. There are surely Shinobi Amiga fans too, and it's more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 23:52
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Ok, then it's just bad taste in genre. :D

Ok, then it's just bad taste in genre. :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 23:41
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Xenon II is style over substance. Of course it's...

Xenon II is style over substance. Of course it's objectively bad when it comes down to pure gameplay. There is no question.

Yes, as some said you can't of course enjoy it. Even on the Amiga. But...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 21:25
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Hybris is far better than the boring and...

Hybris is far better than the boring and technically flawed Xenon II, the latter is not even close. Hybris is strongly inspired by the Arcade classic Terra Cresta. It's some kind of a deluxe version...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 01:57
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By Retro-Nerd
No, better speed wouldn't help. It would need a...

No, better speed wouldn't help. It would need a complete redesign.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2020, 22:28
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Poll Time again. :D But with the correct...

Poll Time again. :D

But with the correct question: "Do you think Xenon II is actually a good Amiga shmup, gameplay-wise?".
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2020, 21:32
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By Retro-Nerd
I don't think that i'm in the minority. Anyway, i...

I don't think that i'm in the minority. Anyway, i can accept that people like it for the style, not the actual gameplay. Just like Beast 1. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2020, 17:32
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By Retro-Nerd
For the ST at that time, maybe. But NOT for the...

For the ST at that time, maybe. But NOT for the Amiga. This game scrolls very slows and still manages to be jerky. The controls are sluggish and slow too. Not to mention the boring level/weapon...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 15:08
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Pretty normal for English mags back then. But in...

Pretty normal for English mags back then. But in Germany, for some unknown reason, the game was hyped too. Even back in 1990 i thought it was a stinker. Not a chance against the way earlier released...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 18:50
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Retro-Nerd
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEuabhhl-5Q ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEuabhhl-5Q


With mission 3,4,5. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 17:59
Replies: 29
Views: 1,541
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Better question: No money for quality assurance?...

Better question: No money for quality assurance? Pysgnosis!!! :lol :great


https://abload.de/img/beastc644kker.png (https://abload.de/image.php?img=beastc644kker.png)
Forum: support.FS-UAE 15 February 2020, 17:39
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Just use the portable version of FS-UAE.

Just use the portable version of FS-UAE.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 14 February 2020, 22:27
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Retro-Nerd
It's pretty good with Freesync. But believe me,...

It's pretty good with Freesync. But believe me, Beam Racing or Run Ahead gives you much better latency. :)
Forum: Hardware mods 05 February 2020, 19:05
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Retro-Nerd
That's the old RetroTink. The new version has RGB...

That's the old RetroTink. The new version has RGB input. I guess the community bugged Mike long enough for that update. :D
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 February 2020, 19:01
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Yep, had some problems with crackles and static...

Yep, had some problems with crackles and static noise with the default W10 driver. A full driver install fixed that.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2020, 17:39
Replies: 47
Views: 4,777
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Burning GameCube games ist indeed pointless these...

Burning GameCube games ist indeed pointless these days. A ODE is also available as it seems (of course out of stock, like 98% of all homebrew devices. Unless the Chinese do a proper clone like for...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 January 2020, 16:49
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Retro-Nerd
The set extended Rom is wrong, you don't need it...

The set extended Rom is wrong, you don't need it here. It's for the CD32 console. The v1.3 is the correct one for A500 emulation.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2020, 16:36
Replies: 106
Views: 7,447
Posted By Retro-Nerd
This is something that HDR could fix though at...

This is something that HDR could fix though at some point.
Forum: project.aGTW 23 January 2020, 01:17
Replies: 106
Views: 26,190
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Nope, that's what Kevin assumed. The rom was...

Nope, that's what Kevin assumed. The rom was ripped from the retail cartridge (which has both control styles) sold via Columbus Circle. I wanted to purchase the Strictly Limited Games cartridge, but...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 01:29
Replies: 234
Views: 7,716
Posted By Retro-Nerd
If you mean that it shows the real character of...

If you mean that it shows the real character of some people, then yes. Sadly a prime example how some people behave and don't get it at all. Some good responses from the moderation here. Honest and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 22:55
Replies: 37
Views: 2,707
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Ask them if you are allowed to implement the...

Ask them if you are allowed to implement the missing 43 of 50 frames per second for scrolling. :evilgrin
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 January 2020, 22:02
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By Retro-Nerd
To be honest only the Sega CD version was good....

To be honest only the Sega CD version was good. But not a good as the hype. Too many nice looking but long animations that hindered the gameplay a lot. Especially in some very annoying jumping...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 January 2020, 21:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,411
Posted By Retro-Nerd
The typical mentioned games over the years:...

The typical mentioned games over the years: Lionheart, Ambermoon, The Chaos Engine, Turrican series, Brian the Lion, Battle Squadron, Apidya, Lotus series, Pinball games from DI and so on.
Forum: project.EAB 21 January 2020, 21:39
Replies: 36
Views: 2,633
Posted By Retro-Nerd
I guess it's about the Proxima III and overpriced...

I guess it's about the Proxima III and overpriced Amiga games dissussion threads.
Forum: project.EAB 21 January 2020, 20:25
Replies: 36
Views: 2,633
Posted By Retro-Nerd
After all the Amiga drama and bullshit talking on...

After all the Amiga drama and bullshit talking on A1k.org over the past decade there are people complaining about involved EAB mods in some threads? This just made my day. :laughing :great
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 20:17
Replies: 537
Views: 72,377
Posted By Retro-Nerd
This is probably the time where are all...

This is probably the time where are all individuell SID tracks fade out the playback. I also think there is no real song length in SIDs.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 19:19
Replies: 234
Views: 7,716
Posted By Retro-Nerd
And you do know it first hand? Quality it...

And you do know it first hand?

Quality it surely one aspect if you try to charge a higher price.

My best example would be "Sam's Journey" for the C64. This game destroys quality-wise every...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 18:57
Replies: 234
Views: 7,716
Posted By Retro-Nerd
It's not about "for what i would work". It's...

It's not about "for what i would work". It's about weighing the best market prices in a mercantile sense. And sometimes software developers doesn't have have any feel for this kind of stuff at it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 18:43
Replies: 37
Views: 2,707
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Of course the Arcade version is the best. But for...

Of course the Arcade version is the best. But for plain gameplay both Mega Drive games are far better and more fun.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 00:18
Replies: 46
Views: 1,886
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Midnight Resistance! This 2-rotary stick on the...

Midnight Resistance! This 2-rotary stick on the arcade cabinet never worded. On computers it was finally playable.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2020, 21:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,921
Posted By Retro-Nerd
It seems so, if you use the HxC firmware for...

It seems so, if you use the HxC firmware for Gotek. There is a tool that converts IPF to HFE images and then they should work.


...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 January 2020, 19:17
Replies: 153
Views: 6,042
Posted By Retro-Nerd
From what i've read console/computer piracy was...

From what i've read console/computer piracy was nearly non-existant in Japan.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2020, 18:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,921
Posted By Retro-Nerd
The original of Articfox need a KS 1.2 iirc. I...

The original of Articfox need a KS 1.2 iirc. I assume you've played a crack?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 January 2020, 18:51
Replies: 153
Views: 6,042
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Depends on the games. If we are talking about...

Depends on the games. If we are talking about plain and fast arcade orientated action games the SNES doesn't beat the Mega Drive. Not a chance. Apart from Mario Kart i never liked this awful Mode-7...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2020, 18:00
Replies: 26
Views: 3,465
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Really? Even Meynaf said it's too much work....

Really? Even Meynaf said it's too much work. Great news. :shocked :great
Forum: support.Games 10 January 2020, 18:31
Replies: 115
Views: 15,141
Posted By Retro-Nerd
It does. But you have to pull the "Compatibility...

It does. But you have to pull the "Compatibility vs Required CPU" slider to the most left = Best compatibility.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 17:13
Replies: 21
Views: 1,267
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Boring as hell. Would love to see something like...

Boring as hell. Would love to see something like Super Shinobi/Revenge of Shinobi on AGA.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 17:05
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By Retro-Nerd
The crappy Agony has indeed a nice water...

The crappy Agony has indeed a nice water animation. (Haven't read your first post).


https://codetapper.com/assets/agony/agony_water_anim.gif

https://codetapper.com/amiga/sprite-tricks/agony/
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2020, 21:03
Replies: 153
Views: 6,042
Posted By Retro-Nerd
Technical MD VDP infos: ...

Technical MD VDP infos:


https://megacatstudios.com/blogs/press/sega-genesis-mega-drive-vdp-graphics-guide-v1-2a-03-14-17
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