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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2020, 21:15
Replies: 657
Views: 37,275
Posted By rare_j
I’m on the lookout for a Voodoo 3 PCI just for a...

I’m on the lookout for a Voodoo 3 PCI just for a bit of fun. The prices are silly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 01:37
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By rare_j
More animation frames in deluxe paint 3.

More animation frames in deluxe paint 3.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 16:32
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By rare_j
I'm not sure that an obscure bug like this counts...

I'm not sure that an obscure bug like this counts as an 'old chestnut'?
Has this been discussed at length on eab before?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 23:18
Replies: 55
Views: 1,959
Posted By rare_j
Eleventy billion.

Eleventy billion.
Forum: Hardware mods 07 February 2020, 01:34
Replies: 172
Views: 9,792
Posted By rare_j
KALLIOPE (Calliope) was the eldest of the Mousai...

KALLIOPE (Calliope) was the eldest of the Mousai (Muses), the goddesses of music, song and dance. She was also the goddess of eloquence, who bestowed her gift on kings and princes.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2020, 23:06
Replies: 657
Views: 37,275
Posted By rare_j
Looks like the photos for the first 5 builds have...

Looks like the photos for the first 5 builds have gone astray.
Really nice gallery by the way.
What hardware are you on the look out for?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2020, 22:55
Replies: 657
Views: 37,275
Posted By rare_j
Nice, the Butterfly 6326-TV2I looks suspiciously...

Nice, the Butterfly 6326-TV2I looks suspiciously like an Xpert@work though!
Forum: Hardware mods 04 February 2020, 02:40
Replies: 172
Views: 9,792
Posted By rare_j
This sounds great. I hope you can include a...

This sounds great. I hope you can include a compactflash or sdcard slot and controller on the board.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 22:09
Replies: 657
Views: 37,275
Posted By rare_j
Wow, really nice score on that dell, congrats! ...

Wow, really nice score on that dell, congrats!
Put a cheap ssd in there and that's a really nice system.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2020, 03:47
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,528
Posted By rare_j
3.5 inch hard drives can be different heights....

3.5 inch hard drives can be different heights. It's nice that you had a nice slim 1gb hard drive but the drive casings used to be taller, and the pcb underneath also took up more space. Back in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 21:14
Replies: 83
Views: 3,861
Posted By rare_j
The point is nobody wanted any of these crappy cd...

The point is nobody wanted any of these crappy cd add-on systems until it turned up in 1995!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 01:52
Replies: 83
Views: 3,861
Posted By rare_j
People at the time didn't want an A500 with a cd...

People at the time didn't want an A500 with a cd rom any more than they wanted a megadrive with a cd rom.
It turns out what they really wanted was a playstation.
Forum: support.Other 11 January 2020, 03:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,115
Posted By rare_j
I used MountDos for zip disks - it does the job...

I used MountDos for zip disks - it does the job of mounting all the msdos partitions it finds on a device automatically. You can get it to list paritions, generate mountlists which you can then save,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 22:09
Replies: 153
Views: 6,038
Posted By rare_j
Ha ha, the answer nobody wants... 'it depends'

Ha ha, the answer nobody wants... 'it depends'
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 03:22
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By rare_j
Secret Dungeons ...

Secret Dungeons

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ioVUXRGJJJk
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 03:10
Replies: 153
Views: 6,038
Posted By rare_j
It doesn't matter what hardware was more capable....

It doesn't matter what hardware was more capable. Console owners typically had a few games a year because the carts were so expensive. So having the best arcade ports is nice but ultimately a hollow...
Forum: News 07 January 2020, 02:49
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By rare_j
Jaz Rignall had a hand in this apparently. You've...

Jaz Rignall had a hand in this apparently. You've got to admit it's an absolute belter of a line up. Difficult to fault it.
We're taking it as a given they've got to be British games, I think he's...
Forum: News 06 January 2020, 21:37
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By rare_j
Without fully reading your post I was already...

Without fully reading your post I was already mentally composing a letter of complaint to the post office regarding the lack of Amiga games in the line up... Bloody hell it's half Amiga! Nice one...
Forum: project.MAGE 05 January 2020, 15:09
Replies: 2,901
Views: 286,533
Posted By rare_j
Finally got some to get this great collection...

Finally got some to get this great collection downloaded and set up - massive thanks to DamienD for sharing his collection.
It's really nice to use a properly curated collection including loads of...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 December 2019, 12:19
Replies: 132
Views: 8,457
Posted By rare_j
Thanks for porting!! This looks like a...

Thanks for porting!!
This looks like a variation of Hyper Active, which Special FX did for the spectrum and was released on a Sinclair User covertape
Screenhots: ...
Forum: OT - General 26 December 2019, 02:27
Replies: 140
Views: 6,775
Posted By rare_j
I'm updating the family laptop to windows 10...

I'm updating the family laptop to windows 10 later today, feels like a step back with the irritating forced restarting and the meaningless surfer dude error messages and the useless start bar search...
Forum: Coders. General 13 December 2019, 11:24
Replies: 574
Views: 48,552
Posted By rare_j
Good on you mate. Let’s see a demo of some stuff...

Good on you mate. Let’s see a demo of some stuff moving around and go from there. :great
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2019, 01:42
Replies: 657
Views: 37,275
Posted By rare_j
Result! What hardware is going into this build?...

Result! What hardware is going into this build? Are you sticking with that AGP Rage128?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 December 2019, 22:04
Replies: 657
Views: 37,275
Posted By rare_j
Yes, it definitely could be too big for the board...

Yes, it definitely could be too big for the board to see. Can you find the manual for the motherboard anywhere? I remember years ago pairing a large hard drive with a motherboard that didn't support...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 December 2019, 22:58
Replies: 657
Views: 37,275
Posted By rare_j
Nice find! Windows 95 or 98 would suit that well...

Nice find! Windows 95 or 98 would suit that well I think.
Forum: Coders. General 04 December 2019, 22:56
Replies: 574
Views: 48,552
Posted By rare_j
Pocket Color versions would make a good base for...

Pocket Color versions would make a good base for Amiga version.
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 27 November 2019, 22:41
Replies: 31
Views: 2,381
Posted By rare_j
"Ooh, now he can't be too happy with that...

"Ooh, now he can't be too happy with that one"
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2019, 21:40
Replies: 657
Views: 37,275
Posted By rare_j
Thanks for the tips, yeah tried all that stuff....

Thanks for the tips, yeah tried all that stuff. I've been all over vogons. My voodoo 2 is never gonna work with statically linked glide executables, as the pc is too fast. So I'm back on the voodoo...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 November 2019, 20:20
Replies: 19
Views: 2,802
Posted By rare_j
It's a great trailer, congrats! Any updates to...

It's a great trailer, congrats!
Any updates to share for Blimpgeddon? Those graphic samples do look really nice.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 November 2019, 21:32
Replies: 657
Views: 37,275
Posted By rare_j
Well you were right. First track of Screamer 2 is...

Well you were right. First track of Screamer 2 is a bit glitchy on 3dfx but tolerable, but all the other tracks after are so bad they’re unplayable.
I stand corrected.
Sort of tempted to look out...
Forum: request.Other 16 November 2019, 11:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By rare_j
Only Amiga makes it possible!

Only Amiga makes it possible!
Forum: Hardware mods 14 November 2019, 15:35
Replies: 51
Views: 4,447
Posted By rare_j
Does it convert 50hz to 60hz frame rate...

Does it convert 50hz to 60hz frame rate conversion or does it do upscaling only?
Forum: project.EAB 13 November 2019, 23:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By rare_j
This is a good thing, good work team. :great

This is a good thing, good work team. :great
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2019, 14:10
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,528
Posted By rare_j
This is it, Amiga is squeezed by the PC for...

This is it, Amiga is squeezed by the PC for productivity and smashed by Playstation for games. Amiga was totally impractical by 1998, possibly sooner.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2019, 04:09
Replies: 50
Views: 2,237
Posted By rare_j
Number one requirement for me is that the game...

Number one requirement for me is that the game fills the screen right into the overscan area.
Second, there should be something going on in the background (of a platformer) that really adds to the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 October 2019, 11:21
Replies: 907
Views: 181,667
Posted By rare_j
Nice copper gradient effect on the sky there

Nice copper gradient effect on the sky there
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 October 2019, 19:52
Replies: 162
Views: 8,023
Posted By rare_j
Back in the day, how long did console owners wait...

Back in the day, how long did console owners wait between new games? Months. Because they were so expensive. And they were shitty PAL conversions.

Amiga owners had something new to play with...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2019, 00:47
Replies: 20
Views: 1,014
Posted By rare_j
Thanks for the tip, will look out for this.

Thanks for the tip, will look out for this.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2019, 23:10
Replies: 20
Views: 1,014
Posted By rare_j
Yeah I would be none the wiser as well. Really...

Yeah I would be none the wiser as well. Really interested as to how you can tell.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 October 2019, 04:09
Replies: 162
Views: 8,023
Posted By rare_j
Probably you just outgrew video games not long...

Probably you just outgrew video games not long after that time. I think this discussion is more for people who never outgrew games, and look back at those earlier fond memories with a more discerning...
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