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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2020, 18:58
Replies: 57
Views: 2,311
Posted By str0m
Play my PS1 couple of times a week mostly for...

Play my PS1 couple of times a week mostly for light gun games. I play my Saturn a lot more despite it being worse for 3D, it just has such a great varied library of games
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 April 2020, 16:53
Replies: 296
Views: 16,760
Posted By str0m
Old Bob - Not sure, paragraph at the top here...

Old Bob - Not sure, paragraph at the top here mentions a few techniques used. I think the frame rate was slightly higher than on say a 500 but then the ST had a quicker cpu anyway. I expect mostly it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 April 2020, 15:17
Replies: 296
Views: 16,760
Posted By str0m
There is a Jag version of Stunt Car Racer, ST...

There is a Jag version of Stunt Car Racer, ST port, I was playing it the other day via my SD cart, unless you mean F1 :)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 16 April 2020, 12:15
Replies: 92
Views: 6,093
Posted By str0m
Is this one an ST port and you are looking to do...

Is this one an ST port and you are looking to do a direct arcade one? https://www.lemonamiga.com/games/details.php?id=4298
Forum: support.Hardware 15 April 2020, 11:21
Replies: 24
Views: 3,137
Posted By str0m
These work well, used my wireless MD pad with one...

These work well, used my wireless MD pad with one on my CD32 https://abload.de/image.php?img=amiga2cd32adapter27i6g.jpg
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2020, 09:43
Replies: 296
Views: 16,760
Posted By str0m
Saturn is by far my favourite console despite PS...

Saturn is by far my favourite console despite PS versions of games often being better, it just had such a variety of games especially in Japan and the dpad is still the best I've used.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 April 2020, 09:41
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By str0m
Cool, never thought there would be a demo scene...

Cool, never thought there would be a demo scene for them. I have flash cart/ever drives for MD and SNES so I presume the demos should just work off them
Forum: Amiga scene 12 March 2020, 13:32
Replies: 47
Views: 3,123
Posted By str0m
They have this at the Arcade Club in Leeds (UK)...

They have this at the Arcade Club in Leeds (UK) as a cocktail cabinet
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 February 2020, 11:20
Replies: 58
Views: 3,413
Posted By str0m
I thought I read somewhere that arcade Outrun was...

I thought I read somewhere that arcade Outrun was 60fps but it alternated updating track and other parts every other frame so it was really 30fps but I can't find that now.

Either way, Saturn...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2020, 11:36
Replies: 143
Views: 7,056
Posted By str0m
Off topic sorry :D @higgy that makes two of us :)...

Off topic sorry :D @higgy that makes two of us :) Speaking of flat shading polygons, check out the ST conversion of Stunt Car Racer, works well on the SD cart...
Forum: Member Introductions 29 January 2020, 09:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,770
Posted By str0m
I think they can be emulated well these days but...

I think they can be emulated well these days but I don't have a PC. It struggled against the PS1 but has some amazing fighting games and the Japanese library, shooters in particular was vast. With a...
Forum: Member Introductions 28 January 2020, 16:11
Replies: 20
Views: 1,770
Posted By str0m
Think these are some of the popular "reasonably"...

Think these are some of the popular "reasonably" priced ones, probably find them in the UK as well but I'm not an expert. They give a speed bump and also the ram so you can run whdload...
Forum: Member Introductions 28 January 2020, 13:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,770
Posted By str0m
Well it doesn't work so..... lol! There are...

Well it doesn't work so..... lol!

There are a number of cheap 030 accelerators and soon a 060 for it but likewise you can also get a cheap 020/030 one for the 1200. Best setup on either is a...
Forum: Member Introductions 28 January 2020, 09:36
Replies: 20
Views: 1,770
Posted By str0m
Hi from Newcastle as well :) I never had a 600....

Hi from Newcastle as well :) I never had a 600. Started with a 500 then a 1200 then a 3000 all of which I sold and regret, just have a CD32 at the moment which is off being fixed zzzz....

If...
Forum: Coders. General 17 January 2020, 23:09
Replies: 98
Views: 12,668
Posted By str0m
Retro Core just did a 1942 video showing a load...

Retro Core just did a 1942 video showing a load of different versions

https://youtu.be/y2xV5ZAejXQ
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 January 2020, 16:32
Replies: 36
Views: 1,796
Posted By str0m
Quite a few versions of it, I have the Jaguar...

Quite a few versions of it, I have the Jaguar version on my SD cart https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE0yDPKIKiE
Forum: Hardware mods 23 December 2019, 13:21
Replies: 56
Views: 6,562
Posted By str0m
Not tried one of these devices but with my hdmi...

Not tried one of these devices but with my hdmi connected consoles, Xbox One/PS3/360 it makes a big difference, can barely drive in something like Forza due to the lag! It looks a lot better with it...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 December 2019, 12:40
Replies: 56
Views: 6,562
Posted By str0m
grelbfarlk - Does your TV have a "Game mode", my...

grelbfarlk - Does your TV have a "Game mode", my Samsung 55" does, you have to turn it on for each input source if relevant. If it isn't on then the TV still does all it's fancy image processing...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2019, 09:10
Replies: 37
Views: 2,268
Posted By str0m
I played Rygar in the arcade a fortnight ago,...

I played Rygar in the arcade a fortnight ago, good job it was on free play as I didn't get far at all and I'm not that bad at gaming! :D
Forum: Amiga scene 11 December 2019, 10:00
Replies: 231
Views: 20,429
Posted By str0m
Only skim read this but with any released/planned...

Only skim read this but with any released/planned game, if you don't like it, write your own?

Great that people are still making games. If you need some tips with vertical shooters buzzybee check...
Forum: Coders. Contest 31 October 2019, 12:12
Replies: 1,752
Views: 150,968
Posted By str0m
Will be back at the same arcade Saturday so will...

Will be back at the same arcade Saturday so will try it again :)
Forum: Coders. Contest 31 October 2019, 10:59
Replies: 1,752
Views: 150,968
Posted By str0m
Oh good, I played it in an arcade a few weeks...

Oh good, I played it in an arcade a few weeks back and thought I was just being rubbish but it seems it is just really difficult! :laughing
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2019, 15:35
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By str0m
It doesn't even start looking for the CD most of...

It doesn't even start looking for the CD most of the time even if I manually put something between the lid sensor bit. I have a spare atx power supply so might make up a lead to try with that as...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2019, 15:11
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By str0m
Does this imply an old weak original PSU could...

Does this imply an old weak original PSU could display the same symptons? Mine won't read discs anymore and most of the time doesn't even start spinning. I have changed the laser/motor as per the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2019, 10:16
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By str0m
NERG in Newcastle, probably July time, massive...

NERG in Newcastle, probably July time, massive hall, quite a few stands then rows of older consoles/computers (normally an Amiga there), couple of rows of pinball then arcade cabs. Not my vid but can...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 October 2019, 09:14
Replies: 45
Views: 2,670
Posted By str0m
The cost of the machines is the issue, so high...

The cost of the machines is the issue, so high for older ones, well and new!

There is a small arcade opening in Newcastle, North England soon which will just have a few older ones, a bar and food...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2019, 10:01
Replies: 45
Views: 2,670
Posted By str0m
This place is £16 to get in then all on free...

This place is £16 to get in then all on free play. Thurs/Fri it is 6pm-11pm I think and Sat/Sun it is 11am-11pm so even more value.

Food was great and cheap. Burger, nachos, salad and a bottle of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2019, 15:24
Replies: 45
Views: 2,670
Posted By str0m
Yes the entire second floor was older games....

Yes the entire second floor was older games. Didn't play Shinobi but did have a go on Strider, first time for me. Downstairs is the cafe, modern stuff and older sit on machines (nearly fell out of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2019, 13:20
Replies: 45
Views: 2,670
Posted By str0m
Yes I went to the Arcade Clubs new Leeds venue...

Yes I went to the Arcade Clubs new Leeds venue couple of weeks back, not quite as big I believe as Bury but I did a solid 5 hours, only played about half the machines and most of them only once!...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 October 2019, 12:34
Replies: 101
Views: 4,972
Posted By str0m
If you're anywhere near Leeds in the UK then I...

If you're anywhere near Leeds in the UK then I can highly recommend the recently opened Arcade Club. Keeping on topic, they had a row of Sega Astro City cabs with Radient Silvergun etc and a massive...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 September 2019, 11:20
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By str0m
I think you can jump with the newer ones but...

I think you can jump with the newer ones but still a bit stuttery. I've seen arcade sticks out there with Pi's inside running Retropie or similar, that would be my choice for an "all in one"
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 September 2019, 17:51
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By str0m
I don't currently own an Amiga but just posting...

I don't currently own an Amiga but just posting to say nice place, I was walking up Simonside last week, live Bedlington way :) There will be lots of people who can help access your disk, might be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2019, 11:42
Replies: 101
Views: 4,972
Posted By str0m
Yer the MD had some great shooters as well. It's...

Yer the MD had some great shooters as well. It's D pad (and Saturns) better than SNES.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2019, 09:17
Replies: 101
Views: 4,972
Posted By str0m
"The Megadrive Saturn was the console for...

"The Megadrive Saturn was the console for shooters, especially the Japanese releases"


Fixed that for you :laughing
Forum: Coders. Contest 15 July 2019, 15:23
Replies: 1,752
Views: 150,968
Posted By str0m
heh most were in good condition to be fair,...

heh most were in good condition to be fair, perhaps a recent purchase and awaiting proper restoration (and now fixing!)
Forum: Coders. Contest 15 July 2019, 11:11
Replies: 1,752
Views: 150,968
Posted By str0m
mcgeezer - enjoy NERG? Did you break the Rygar...

mcgeezer - enjoy NERG? Did you break the Rygar machine? :bash:laughing
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2019, 13:35
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By str0m
Yep, heading there from Bedlington. Been the last...

Yep, heading there from Bedlington. Been the last two years after I migrated from the South coast. Still can't understand the locals but I get by lol :D

Brilliant event. This year I plan on...
Forum: Coders. General 06 June 2019, 13:07
Replies: 152
Views: 13,174
Posted By str0m
Vaguely on topic, I have one of the new 8bitdo...

Vaguely on topic, I have one of the new 8bitdo M30 wireless MD pads and that works with no noticeable lag on my CD32 using one of the MD->CD32 adapters :)
...
Forum: Coders. Contest 15 April 2019, 15:50
Replies: 1,752
Views: 150,968
Posted By str0m
Small article in this months Retro Gamer magazine...

Small article in this months Retro Gamer magazine if you didn't know, might not be in the shops for a day or two but I subscribe so got it at the weekend.
Forum: Hardware mods 11 April 2019, 09:29
Replies: 29
Views: 3,376
Posted By str0m
Can also confirm they work with a CD32 via the...

Can also confirm they work with a CD32 via the adapter mentioned earlier. D pad is nice from my quick test, almost as good as a Saturn model 2 (best d pad ever!). Didn't notice any lag but only did...
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