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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2020, 21:11
Replies: 26
Views: 3,225
Posted By Juz400
I know this was one of the ST`s must haves and...

I know this was one of the ST`s must haves and came out there before Amiga back in the day but

What makes the ST version better?
They look pretty much the same to me

...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2020, 13:16
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By Juz400
It was as close as you could get to a rich film...

It was as close as you could get to a rich film companys IP without lawyers getting involved, especially when AVP on the Jaguar came along. Even Brandywine got shafted on the films/revenue share
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 November 2019, 21:02
Replies: 54
Views: 3,212
Posted By Juz400
I hooked my A500 up to my little JVC music system...

I hooked my A500 up to my little JVC music system the moment I set it up after purchasing it back in 1988
I was supposed to be on a 1 hour lunch break from work, I crept back into work many demos...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 October 2019, 22:07
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By Juz400
Call our Boards Now for the latest

This brought back a few memories

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tHyZdtXULw

Anyone else sit up hours during the night dialing 0800 numbers to see what was at the other end?
Forum: Amiga scene 14 October 2019, 21:28
Replies: 407
Views: 37,962
Posted By Juz400
Did you have a little 2 man tent set up a couple...

Did you have a little 2 man tent set up a couple days before A34? :laughing
Great news that you got yourself one of the most lusted after bits of Amiga hardware in years!
Please, throw as much at...
Forum: support.Other 02 October 2019, 21:28
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Juz400
Back in the day, stripped the labels of prob over...

Back in the day, stripped the labels of prob over 10K disks
Zippo lighter fluid was cheap and plentiful and worked well, even on the glossy ones if left to partially evaporate and a second coating...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 September 2019, 21:38
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Juz400
Many thanks, The TOM interface is now on my...

Many thanks,
The TOM interface is now on my shortlist,
I have an XBox 360 controller that is USB, my PSX controller has no USB unfortunatley...

I have tried to Register on Amibay to get hold of...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 September 2019, 21:06
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Juz400
KMTech Playstation controller to Amiga DB9 adaptors

Having just purchased a CD32 with nothing but a PSU, Im gathering the parts needed to get up and running.
I have got an 8 Pin minidin breakout cable , 4 pin S-Vid cable and DB15 to build a cable...
Forum: support.Games 31 August 2019, 13:30
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Juz400
Nice one! This was one of my favorites on the...

Nice one!
This was one of my favorites on the CPC464, never played it on the Amiga.
Now where was that CobWeb? ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 August 2019, 22:12
Replies: 6,169
Views: 1,088,175
Posted By Juz400
Got me my first amiga since 1995, A fairly...

Got me my first amiga since 1995,
A fairly clean (bar a scratch or 2) CD32 no less!
Think it probably needs a recap as I did get a picture(CVBS) along with the fanfare upon boot. But 30mins of...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 August 2019, 18:20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,947
Posted By Juz400
If this had come out in 1992 with the 4000, I...

If this had come out in 1992 with the 4000, I would have sold body parts to get one!


Just Imagine if that was what we had got instead of the A1200
We would ALL have had the option to EASILY...
Forum: News 25 July 2019, 21:52
Replies: 167
Views: 32,410
Posted By Juz400
Do any of the new instructions that `080` have...

Do any of the new instructions that `080` have help with the `matrix` calculations needed with 3D or are they more geared towards video playback?
Ive been watching alot of onelonecoder utubes, lots...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2019, 21:21
Replies: 35
Views: 1,840
Posted By Juz400
Alot of bigger companys(100+ employees) used...

Alot of bigger companys(100+ employees) used Netware in the 90`s, I quite liked the console, installer was usually smooth as butter, came on bigger stacks of floppies(30+) each revision till CDs...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2019, 22:23
Replies: 35
Views: 1,840
Posted By Juz400
Used Win3.11 at college(1993ish) after 4 years of...

Used Win3.11 at college(1993ish) after 4 years of workbench with a HDD and 4MB Ram it was pretty crappy,
slow, memory managment was awful and multitasking was just a joke!

In 1995 I started work...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 22:47
Replies: 994
Views: 60,052
Posted By Juz400
CBM must have expected A500 users to want to...

CBM must have expected A500 users to want to upgrade to AGA or whatever when it came about but
as I said earlier it was nice to look at but very limited in expansion. I would also have
thought that...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2019, 21:07
Replies: 994
Views: 60,052
Posted By Juz400
The 1200 was nice enough to look at but the specs...

The 1200 was nice enough to look at but the specs were a little low,
RAM cards were thin on the ground and VERY expensive at the start.

I do think CBM took the wrong route, if AGA was all they...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 July 2019, 11:43
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By Juz400
Worlds most simple VGA card

Wasnt sure if it was best to post here or in Hardare section as there are no Amiga featured

Very interesting videos from Ben Eater

How to build the smallest most basic VGA card
a 10Mhz...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 June 2019, 21:56
Replies: 407
Views: 37,962
Posted By Juz400
Have been looking forward to getting my hands on...

Have been looking forward to getting my hands on something since Natami project first appeared!

Im not bothered at all that they have been working to get Atari based stuff going on it as that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 April 2019, 15:13
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Juz400
All the carriers are just as crap as each other,...

All the carriers are just as crap as each other, simple rule to always follow:

Im guessing you have seen the amount of space in the back of a transit van.
Imagine if you will that space filled...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2019, 20:48
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By Juz400
I did get a few disks from local people that had...

I did get a few disks from local people that had viruses in my early days, bytebandit ect.
There was this 88/89 demos disc that one of the demos wouldnt load, tried various disk salv programs with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2019, 21:42
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By Juz400
I have no answers myself but would like add to...

I have no answers myself but would like add to the OP`s question `were there HDD/file type viruses on the ST like the Amiga?`
I remember having an unknown infection of Saddam on my HDD and source...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 March 2019, 20:37
Replies: 34
Views: 1,941
Posted By Juz400
Quite interested to see what they are on about...

Quite interested to see what they are on about too..


We also have this to contend with :banghead


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89ZkydX0FPw


Is the internet just going to become...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2019, 13:20
Replies: 59
Views: 4,050
Posted By Juz400
Ncomm, RoxBox, DMS and Filemaster 2 were usually...

Ncomm, RoxBox, DMS and Filemaster 2 were usually running on mine IIRC
Was there an ST equivalent to AMIExpress?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 March 2019, 22:49
Replies: 59
Views: 4,050
Posted By Juz400
So, Cracktro`s already exist from C64 scene,...

So,
Cracktro`s already exist from C64 scene, did they appear on the ST before Amiga?
Heres an interesting one from 1987:
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2019, 23:39
Replies: 59
Views: 4,050
Posted By Juz400
Intresting read, thanks! `They write the...

Intresting read, thanks!


`They write the year 1988, whole germany was occupied by the software police` - TRISTAR

Were there many big busts in the ST scene?
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2019, 13:39
Replies: 58
Views: 9,635
Posted By Juz400
Keeping up with SCSI would be expensive but worth...

Keeping up with SCSI would be expensive but worth it. The shear amount of Enterprise hardware that is scrapped every year is unreal.
I have scrapped over 250 U160/U320 SCSI HDD over the last few...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 January 2019, 18:40
Replies: 51
Views: 6,532
Posted By Juz400
Would be interesting to know if it was CPU power...

Would be interesting to know if it was CPU power friendly on purpose or by happy accident.
At the computer shows, when they were showing off 030/040 cards I never understood why they didnt have the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 January 2019, 15:51
Replies: 52
Views: 3,835
Posted By Juz400
A couple more vids have been put up, progress...

A couple more vids have been put up, progress being made, a tile bug seems to have cropped up at the moment.


I guess the sources will be available some time soon like the Z80 versions here...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 December 2018, 13:58
Replies: 52
Views: 3,835
Posted By Juz400
Its kinda funny that you say the Amiga hardware...

Its kinda funny that you say the Amiga hardware dated by 1989, I think thats about the time when the better coders had learnt how to `conduct` (that guy with the stick at the front of the orchestra)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 November 2018, 21:08
Replies: 224
Views: 15,050
Posted By Juz400
Dont get me wrong, I love everything Amiga BUT ...

Dont get me wrong, I love everything Amiga BUT

If you look at the bigger picture, there was a vast amount of games for the Amiga and if you catagorized them into
Excellent, Good, Mediocre, Bad,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 October 2018, 20:42
Replies: 39
Views: 6,059
Posted By Juz400
I would have guessed that it was posted back in...

I would have guessed that it was posted back in 2015.
I was hoping someone may live near hence the question, is it still running?

I couldnt find much info after searching.

Couldnt help but...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2018, 13:07
Replies: 39
Views: 6,059
Posted By Juz400
Grand Rapids Public Schools Michigan - Worlds Longest running Amiga system?

This was from 2015
https://www.woodtv.com/news/grand-rapids/1980s-computer-controls-grps-heat-and-ac_20180329064517550/1086705524

Wow! Is it still running?

Im afraid it wasnt all plain sailing...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 September 2018, 22:18
Replies: 249
Views: 58,678
Posted By Juz400
Yeah, I can imagine the compression time wasnt an...

Yeah, I can imagine the compression time wasnt an issue at all, just leave it all day if need be.
But getting that new release fitted onto a standard floppy!
The sweat while you wait for it to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 September 2018, 22:22
Replies: 249
Views: 58,678
Posted By Juz400
With software houses like Psygnosis ect creating...

With software houses like Psygnosis ect creating thier own custom formats to squeeze so much data on the disk would I be right in thinking they would have thier own `in-house` compression/packer...
Forum: support.WinUAE 31 August 2018, 23:25
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Juz400
RAM on the bridgeboard for DMA I know in the...

RAM on the bridgeboard for DMA
I know in the past RAM was fairly expensive 95-96-97
That is an obvious barrier to putting any on the bridgeboards, am I right in thinking there was quite a problem...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 August 2018, 22:12
Replies: 58
Views: 9,635
Posted By Juz400
Would a set of riser pins where the Gary chip...

Would a set of riser pins where the Gary chip would go be benificial?
a small pcb with a Gary chip to drop into place or
a slightly larger pcb with a CPLD/FPGA with a Gary chip implemented on it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2018, 22:08
Replies: 42
Views: 2,928
Posted By Juz400
Maybe we should try and get Angry Video Game Nerd...

Maybe we should try and get Angry Video Game Nerd a WORKING PAL Amiga!

Then again, he might have a breakdown with the amount of the absolute dross that was passed off as full price games.

I do...
Forum: Hardware mods 20 August 2018, 21:54
Replies: 58
Views: 9,635
Posted By Juz400
VERY cool! Slightly off topic but are there...

VERY cool!
Slightly off topic but are there plans for a CPU slot to Vampire adaptor( either from the vampire devs or anyone else)
Is it about time we got some cash together and got that wonderfull...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 August 2018, 21:31
Replies: 106
Views: 15,826
Posted By Juz400
This and releasing in the Japanese marketplace,...

This and releasing in the Japanese marketplace, they had a Commodore Japan so translating the OS shouldnt have been a problem.
The only competition would have been the X68000 and that was quite a...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2018, 21:40
Replies: 38
Views: 2,858
Posted By Juz400
There is this, has anyone got an original that...

There is this, has anyone got an original that they can confirm this is REAL and not school playground legend....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qaq9vlfoGnA
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