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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 00:21
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Mikerochip
The cheapest SD to PCMCIA on the above list is...

The cheapest SD to PCMCIA on the above list is €20 odd, btw.

All the cheap ones are CF to PCMCIA.
(I wouldn't mind a cheap SD to PCMCIA, but I don't need one at all, I just sort of want one)
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) Yesterday, 00:18
Replies: 543
Views: 56,687
Posted By Mikerochip
So, what's happening with games that aren't on...

So, what's happening with games that aren't on the list?

EG, the Codemasters 2 disk compilation I made SCP dumps of,
and put in the Zone.
Forum: support.Games 08 July 2020, 00:01
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Mikerochip
The manuals for Jimmy White's Whirlwind Snooker...

The manuals for Jimmy White's Whirlwind Snooker were impressive, I thought.

A massive manual, going into huge amounts of detail, like the physics of the game, the scoring, etc, then, a shortcut...
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 July 2020, 12:07
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Mikerochip
Try a different drive, and/or try dumping it...

Try a different drive, and/or try dumping it another 10 times or so.


I've dumped one disk about 20 times until I got a good image.

The 5 revolutions, btw, isn't just for dirty disks.
It's...
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 July 2020, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Mikerochip
3 revolutions, btw, is not acceptable for...

3 revolutions, btw, is not acceptable for preservation of images, it needs to be a minimum of 5.
(Which, I presume, will push you to almost exactly 4 mins, the same as me)

It's ok, if your disks...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 July 2020, 12:00
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Mikerochip
If it takes under a minute you're doing something...

If it takes under a minute you're doing something drastically wrong.


Are you dumping at 5 revolutions? both sides, and 84 tracks?

If you're dumping at 1 revolution that's useless for...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 July 2020, 00:54
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Mikerochip
That's .... not how that works. You would...

That's .... not how that works.

You would have to ask for each track, one by one, and wait for the GW to dump it,
It would be particularly slow, and pretty complicated.
And you'd end up with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 July 2020, 00:47
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By Mikerochip
1990-1996 : No PC 1996: Laptop, no Joystick. ...

1990-1996 : No PC
1996: Laptop, no Joystick.
1997: Joypad, 6 buttons + Steering wheel, 4 buttons, 2 paddles.
1998-2000: Joypad, Microsoft, 9 buttons. + Joystick, Logitech, 8 buttons, hat,...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 July 2020, 20:20
Replies: 178
Views: 28,723
Posted By Mikerochip
Hi Toni, never noticed you replied to my post...

Hi Toni, never noticed you replied to my post about the pictures data launching.

I've uploaded a config and game disk with pictures and such all set up to The Zone!
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 July 2020, 20:19
Replies: 24
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mikerochip
Well, ok! Attached a config and adf, with...

Well, ok!

Attached a config and adf, with files, pictures, etc etc.

The uae config path is relative, so, should work anywhere?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2020, 21:27
Replies: 6,308
Views: 1,163,290
Posted By Mikerochip
I just got the PCB's I ordered in January last...

I just got the PCB's I ordered in January last week.
2x boxes were posted.
One I got 3 weeks after dispatch, one ... what's this, five months?
:shocked:rolleyes
Forum: Hardware mods 20 June 2020, 21:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,950
Posted By Mikerochip
How/where would you connect it to the Amiga, just...

How/where would you connect it to the Amiga, just out of curiosity?
I presume the Floppy interface is just too slow, to be of practical use.
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 02 June 2020, 11:50
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Mikerochip
Build yourself a Greaseweazle....

Build yourself a Greaseweazle. https://github.com/keirf/Greaseweazle

Or buy a Kryoflux, or Supercard Pro.

To be clear though, there is no device, (that I know of anyhow) that will let WinUAE...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 17:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,541
Posted By Mikerochip
https://amigastore.eu/en/698-amiga-1200-8mb-fast-r...

https://amigastore.eu/en/698-amiga-1200-8mb-fast-ram-expansion.html That's my 8MB btw.

@Thomas, in such a case, can we specify in software that all devices, even if they operate in ram mode, are...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 May 2020, 01:24
Replies: 119
Views: 10,434
Posted By Mikerochip
Regrets, I've had a few ... :p Actually, and...

Regrets, I've had a few ... :p

Actually, and don't shoot me for this, but, my biggest Amiga regret, right now, is.... the fact that I bought an Amiga in the first place! :shocked

Hear me out......
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2020, 18:38
Replies: 98
Views: 5,350
Posted By Mikerochip
Depends on the game for me. Most of the average...

Depends on the game for me. Most of the average games, or 3D games, I've no interest in, but I still play some of the games I played way back when.

And games that are 2D still look gorgeous....
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 May 2020, 20:54
Replies: 24
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mikerochip
Boo! Embrace the change DamienD :agree :p ~ ...

Boo! Embrace the change DamienD :agree :p

~

Toni, is it intentional that only one data link works when there's more than one onscreen?
So, I made two buttons: One for readme, one for URL on...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2020, 15:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,537
Posted By Mikerochip
You're never going to get everyone to agree to...

You're never going to get everyone to agree to any top anything list, but, in my opinion, since you had no actual list, I had to skip though the video to see what games you picked, rather than...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 May 2020, 00:26
Replies: 24
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mikerochip
Thank you! This is awesome :) Hi...

Thank you! This is awesome :)



Hi DamienD!


You could though, set maybe 4 in total?
For any entries that have 2, only 2 will show.
But! What if you made a new png/icon yourself?
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 May 2020, 14:06
Replies: 24
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mikerochip
OK! This is amazing. It's in B2, and working! ...

OK! This is amazing. It's in B2, and working!

So, just to make sure I know the rules then:

1) a file called ___Title.png must exist or config gets ignored.
2) Pictures are shown in the order:...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2020, 00:06
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Mikerochip
@Pyromania, I think, realistically, extending...

@Pyromania, I think, realistically, extending that line of reasoning out, then, the most likely scenario would be, the Amiga being American, would have been sunk without a trace by Sony, assuming...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 02 May 2020, 18:02
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By Mikerochip
Since you have a Gotek, couldn't you just make a...

Since you have a Gotek, couldn't you just make a HD 1760KB disk, and copy the WB and .library on to it, and boot?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 April 2020, 16:23
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By Mikerochip
Peter Putnik did a version with no slowdown that...

Peter Putnik did a version with no slowdown that runs on the STE, with enhanced sound.

http://atari.8bitchip.info/SCRSH/princofps.html

There's some videos on the page as well as download links.
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 April 2020, 00:05
Replies: 24
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mikerochip
A bug I discovered: If the first image isn't...

A bug I discovered:

If the first image isn't a PNG, the rest of the images don't load.

So, a config/disk with a ___Title.png and ___SShot.jpg will load fine, and display both pictures, but one...
Forum: AMR contributions 15 April 2020, 22:54
Replies: 0
Views: 756
Posted By Mikerochip
Forum: AMR suggestions and feedback 07 April 2020, 10:58
Replies: 2
Views: 2,860
Posted By Mikerochip
Well, if you're looking to make updates, The...

Well, if you're looking to make updates,
The thread I submitted hasn't implemented the updated info I think, the last time I checked.
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=97191
And I don't think...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 March 2020, 02:18
Replies: 4,250
Views: 771,558
Posted By Mikerochip
Anything really. No limits. I suppose I like pure...

Anything really. No limits. I suppose I like pure platforming over run and gun, but I do like both since I played Probotector on the NES long ago.
I still count Prince of Persia as one of my fav....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2020, 02:41
Replies: 4,250
Views: 771,558
Posted By Mikerochip
I decided I'd give The Simpsons: Bart vs the...

I decided I'd give The Simpsons: Bart vs the Space Mutants a fair shot.
I've played it on and off my whole life, having never completed level 2.
So!
I looked at all the versions I have access to,...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 March 2020, 01:00
Replies: 24
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mikerochip
So, a __Data_ type would launch anything thats...

So, a __Data_ type would launch anything thats after that, with a normal shell execute etc I presume, and give the ability to show a png etc for the material, ie, the first page of the manual. Cool...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 March 2020, 10:56
Replies: 24
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mikerochip
Ah! Excellent. I created 1 pixel white png :)...

Ah! Excellent. I created 1 pixel white png :) Seems to work ok too!
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 March 2020, 17:42
Replies: 24
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mikerochip
Hi DamienD :) Yup, I sort of figured it...

Hi DamienD :)

Yup, I sort of figured it wasn't going to be a request that's high on anyone's radar:
But, the more I thought about it, the more useful I thought it might be:
Adding notes, really,...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 March 2020, 23:02
Replies: 24
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mikerochip
WinUAE boxart question & request/suggestion.

Hi all,
I'm just now getting around to adding boxart and screenshots to my games:
to that end, is there a bug with Winuae and just adding boxart?

I've added 3 games, added a title and screenshot...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 04 March 2020, 08:34
Replies: 9
Views: 6,346
Posted By Mikerochip
Flight of the intruder and F-16 combat pilot both...

Flight of the intruder and F-16 combat pilot both had serial play.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2020, 00:08
Replies: 4,250
Views: 771,558
Posted By Mikerochip
Castlevania, Symphony of the Night (JP) with the...

Castlevania, Symphony of the Night (JP) with the retranslation to English from Gemini.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2020, 23:59
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Mikerochip
I don't use facebook! What's the Rev.2? ...

I don't use facebook! What's the Rev.2?

(They're in the zone, btw)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2020, 17:19
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Mikerochip
Greaseweazle. The open source flux level disk dumper.

Hi all,
I'm just asking if anyone wants my .scp format Greaseweazle dumps?
I had lots of fun putting this little project together.

I'm only starting to go through all these disks I have.
...
Forum: OT - Technical 01 February 2020, 19:11
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By Mikerochip
I can only guess it would, but, probably would...

I can only guess it would, but, probably would need different drivers written for it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2020, 20:39
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Mikerochip
https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/categories/Arcade-Pa...

https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/categories/Arcade-Parts/Microswitches/

Cherry are the best!
https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/products/d44x-cherry-button-microswitch-with-4-8mm-terminals.html
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2020, 23:48
Replies: 106
Views: 8,495
Posted By Mikerochip
Yup. That's supposed to have been OLED. But,...

Yup. That's supposed to have been OLED. But, since, from what I understand, they can't be colour calibrated, they're next to useless for professional imaging work.

So. Back to the drawing board!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 14:12
Replies: 6,308
Views: 1,163,290
Posted By Mikerochip
How to use Greaseweazle? Download and...

How to use Greaseweazle?

Download and install python. (There's a link in the frontend if you want it).
Make sure to add it to your path.

Download and unzip Greaseweazle.

Connect the drive...
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