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Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 14:00
Replies: 6
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Posted By demolition
In that case, then why does it need fixing?

In that case, then why does it need fixing?
Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 13:01
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By demolition
I have never seen this issue with the cracked...

I have never seen this issue with the cracked versions I've played, so any reason why you want to play that specific badly cracked version?
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 11:13
Replies: 118
Views: 3,748
Posted By demolition
That is purely a question of how you define the...

That is purely a question of how you define the word 'emulation'. Not everybody shares the same definition of the word, thus it is a never-ending debate.

From...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 09:56
Replies: 118
Views: 3,748
Posted By demolition
I wouldn't be so sure about that - it sounds like...

I wouldn't be so sure about that - it sounds like he is in pain..
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 08:14
Replies: 118
Views: 3,748
Posted By demolition
Those modern avionics can be used to navigate a...

Those modern avionics can be used to navigate a spacecraft to the moon, thus they must be emulating the Apollo Guidance Computer. :)


But no point in trying to explain what FPGAs are and how they...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 07:06
Replies: 118
Views: 3,748
Posted By demolition
Yeah, I'm thinking about getting my driveway...

Yeah, I'm thinking about getting my driveway paved with gold from all the money I'm receiving from them.


If they managed to sell the core to some other project and make a decent profit from it,...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 06:23
Replies: 118
Views: 3,748
Posted By demolition
They never claimed that the Apollo core was a...

They never claimed that the Apollo core was a true 68000. It is a new generation of cores which is compatible to 68000/020/etc.


And no, I am definitely not joking. If they had to pay even...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 05:57
Replies: 118
Views: 3,748
Posted By demolition
I seriously doubt they are making much money on...

I seriously doubt they are making much money on the Vampire boards. Doing a small scale production like that is not cheap and carries a lot of risk. They are surely not doing it for the paycheck as...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2018, 20:48
Replies: 118
Views: 3,748
Posted By demolition
So they should work countless hours without...

So they should work countless hours without getting paid to provide regular free updates with new features which are all 100% tested and working perfectly to a piece of hardware which they are...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2018, 11:51
Replies: 118
Views: 3,748
Posted By demolition
I continue to be amazed at how negative many...

I continue to be amazed at how negative many people can be.. The Vampire team provide a great product with free updates and even allow people to test new functionality in an alpha release and the...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2018, 14:18
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By demolition
It should be possible to remove and reinstall the...

It should be possible to remove and reinstall the metal slider if you are careful. I think that reinstallation is easier than removal as you have to be careful not to bend the slider when you remove...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 September 2018, 11:09
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By demolition
If you hear a constant whizzing noise, then I...

If you hear a constant whizzing noise, then I would think it comes from the friction between the platter and the padding which is caused by mold on either one of them. If the friction is too large,...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2018, 16:14
Replies: 19
Views: 391
Posted By demolition
Yes, you set the jumper if you remove the CPU...

Yes, you set the jumper if you remove the CPU from the Amiga. But he was talking about using an ACA500plus without its CPU installed, i.e. only using the Amiga's own 68000.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2018, 15:54
Replies: 19
Views: 391
Posted By demolition
Sounds quite useless to me. For a plain IDE...

Sounds quite useless to me. For a plain IDE interface there are much cheaper solutions.


Unless you do some other not so simple modifications to the Amiga, it will still run at ~7MHz so not...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 September 2018, 12:04
Replies: 102
Views: 5,698
Posted By demolition
Well, you could use AROS ROM which is a free...

Well, you could use AROS ROM which is a free open-source kickstart, however it probably won't provide the compatibility most people would expect so for most people WinUAE is pretty useless without...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2018, 10:37
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By demolition
You could try some NoClick tool. Perhaps some of...

You could try some NoClick tool. Perhaps some of them can also disable the no click feature. This one has options to exclude specific drives, but I am not sure if it actively disables no click on...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 September 2018, 21:21
Replies: 1,944
Views: 268,530
Posted By demolition
I think that cache is standard with most (all?)...

I think that cache is standard with most (all?) Amiga filesystems for harddrives so it doesn't have to be added on top?
Forum: News 18 September 2018, 18:56
Replies: 208
Views: 15,894
Posted By demolition
I'm not sure how the rules are in EU in general,...

I'm not sure how the rules are in EU in general, but in Denmark the seller has to cover the return shipping cost for any defective products. If you do not want to spend the energy posting it, then...
Forum: News 18 September 2018, 18:27
Replies: 208
Views: 15,894
Posted By demolition
I'd say it is up to you to judge if you can...

I'd say it is up to you to judge if you can accept their offer. It is either that or a full refund (if you return it). If there are no more cases available, then obviously they cannot replace it with...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2018, 13:23
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By demolition
Two wild guesses: Disable: Disables the card...

Two wild guesses:

Disable: Disables the card
NMI: Not a jumper but a header for an NMI switch (used to trigger debuggers for example)
The test pins could be anything. Some times they are used...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2018, 09:37
Replies: 19
Views: 391
Posted By demolition
I think the text is quite explanatory. Remove the...

I think the text is quite explanatory. Remove the jumper if you have no 68000 installed.
Forum: Hardware mods 17 September 2018, 16:38
Replies: 417
Views: 68,533
Posted By demolition
https://www.tradetools.com/images/ProductImages/50...

https://www.tradetools.com/images/ProductImages/500/RIJH75.jpg
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 14 September 2018, 16:14
Replies: 164
Views: 9,371
Posted By demolition
You can usually tell from the RAW dump whether...

You can usually tell from the RAW dump whether the disk was modified or not.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 September 2018, 11:43
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By demolition
You could find applications and development tools...

You could find applications and development tools in most shops here that sold Amiga hardware, however the amount was generally quite lacking. If you were looking for something specific chances are...
Forum: support.Other 31 August 2018, 09:38
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By demolition
Would still require you to know at least...

Would still require you to know at least something about 68k assembly code since the cracktro was stitched together with the game somehow. Perhaps the cracktro would show itself and then unpack the...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2018, 09:08
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By demolition
Since not that many have real 1581 drives, it...

Since not that many have real 1581 drives, it seems more usable to just use the Amiga's own floppy drive for 1581 disks since the 1581 drive is the same as the one found inside A500s and the format...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2018, 15:36
Replies: 20
Views: 745
Posted By demolition
If you replace 'demo scene' with 'music scene' I...

If you replace 'demo scene' with 'music scene' I guess most people would not consider you a part of the music scene if you didn't play or create music, but merely attended concerts.
And yes, the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2018, 08:24
Replies: 20
Views: 745
Posted By demolition
Well, I was mainly thinking about people who...

Well, I was mainly thinking about people who attended demo parties and watched the productions on the big screen there, but without actually competing themselves, either due to lack of time or skills.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 August 2018, 07:25
Replies: 67
Views: 3,252
Posted By demolition
And that is exactly why tested and working...

And that is exactly why tested and working systems are more expensive. You either need to be able to fix them yourself or maybe have a friend who can. Even if you buy a good working one, you can't...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 August 2018, 07:22
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By demolition
It's usually the other way round - dirty floppies...

It's usually the other way round - dirty floppies will leave dirt on the heads of the floppy drive so it cannot read any disks any more (until you clean it).
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 15:48
Replies: 67
Views: 3,252
Posted By demolition
Well, you need to put in some legwork if you want...

Well, you need to put in some legwork if you want something cheap. If you want something complete and fully tested, then you need to pay up. The cheap sets you could get in the mid-late 90s were also...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 August 2018, 15:41
Replies: 20
Views: 745
Posted By demolition
It was basically everybody who contributed to...

It was basically everybody who contributed to making demos in some way or another. Intros/cracktros/demos all qualify as demos in my book. And yes, I think most of them did it for fun, and for the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 15:38
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By demolition
Yeah, the list is not that big but it does...

Yeah, the list is not that big but it does contain several of the ones that I remember from my youth. One of my favorites is the one from Pinball Fantasies (due to the music).
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 15:35
Replies: 67
Views: 3,252
Posted By demolition
I think that should still be possible if you're...

I think that should still be possible if you're patient and look around flea markets and local classified ads.

I bought one plain rev. 6 A500 for ~€15 only two years ago which I picked up a few...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 13:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By demolition
Good thing is that some of the popular cracktros...

Good thing is that some of the popular cracktros can still be run with WHDLoad as they have been released as separate slaves. Then you can also watch your favorite cracktros on high-end Amigas which...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 09:51
Replies: 67
Views: 3,252
Posted By demolition
The reason prices has gone up is that many people...

The reason prices has gone up is that many people did like you and sold off their stuff cheaply because it was 'junk taking up valuable space'. Today, more people think it is no longer junk, thus the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 28 August 2018, 23:14
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By demolition
Yeah, it is probably best to check out some...

Yeah, it is probably best to check out some tutorials on how to transfer those files. There are two places where you can connect a CF card to the Amiga. Either it can be attached to the internal IDE...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 28 August 2018, 06:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By demolition
One thing worth noticing here is that WHDLoad...

One thing worth noticing here is that WHDLoad always needs the ORIGINAL game floppies, so cracked versions / ADFs cannot be used. But as mentioned, you can just download preinstalled images so you...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 August 2018, 16:16
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By demolition
But he will need an accelerator with fast mem to...

But he will need an accelerator with fast mem to be able to use WHDLoad.

Getting a plain A500 is probably the cheapest way, however then he will quickly discover that floppies are less reliable...
Forum: support.Games 27 August 2018, 16:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,225
Posted By demolition
Yes, I can see that you are right. I guess I...

Yes, I can see that you are right. I guess I remembered that part wrong. I will try this again to see if I can convert and write that E-ADF file to a real floppy.
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