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Forum: Amiga scene 05 September 2018, 19:23
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
Posted By puppypc
Amigakit is not a big corporate store, it is...

Amigakit is not a big corporate store, it is essentially a couple of guys. Keep in mind that the market for this stuff is very small, and the employees can't spend all of their time on selling Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2018, 19:02
Replies: 77
Views: 2,874
Posted By puppypc
Can you give an example of a cutesy platformer, a...

Can you give an example of a cutesy platformer, a non cutesy platformer, and what the gameplay differences are besides the art style?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2018, 16:10
Replies: 42
Views: 1,973
Posted By puppypc
I agree with Predseda and Gimbal. When I'm...

I agree with Predseda and Gimbal. When I'm looking to play a game, I typically just want to know what the gameplay is like, what the graphics and interface is like, and whether or not there is...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 27 July 2018, 19:08
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By puppypc
I'm not surprised, they're just taking advantage...

I'm not surprised, they're just taking advantage of the lack of research someone who just searches "amiga" or "cd32" on etsy will do before making a purchase.

Many more amigans, C64 users, SNES...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 July 2018, 16:36
Replies: 119
Views: 18,977
Posted By puppypc
source code now says <!--...

source code now says
<!-- 2B7DE69877C89AB038ADC85E65E64C82FF1AFB4F3224A9DE44BFACFAB990E333 -->

I don't really want to get into one of those augmented reality ad campaigns, or whatever they were...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2018, 18:44
Replies: 119
Views: 18,977
Posted By puppypc
Maybe they're re-opening on the 23rd, Amiga's...

Maybe they're re-opening on the 23rd, Amiga's 33rd birthday.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2018, 16:36
Replies: 75
Views: 6,845
Posted By puppypc
We appreciate the updates, FOL. do you not have...

We appreciate the updates, FOL. do you not have the joke that Amiga products will always be released "in two more weeks" on amiga.org?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2018, 18:21
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By puppypc
dschallock, you can register as a developer right...

dschallock, you can register as a developer right now by hitting the "sign up" link on the homepage. I met Thom at VCF East in may and signed up on the spot. I haven't done much other than log in and...
Forum: OT - Gaming 09 July 2018, 18:13
Replies: 34
Views: 1,543
Posted By puppypc
Not sure about badges, but I for one was very...

Not sure about badges, but I for one was very glad to see that Myst 2 and 3 finally had their rights acquired for re-release. Every time I've tried to play Riven the past decade or so, It crashed...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2018, 17:28
Replies: 249
Sticky: Soldering hints
Views: 97,673
Posted By puppypc
I recommend this video to understand how, when,...

I recommend this video to understand how, when, and why to use flux in soldering jobs

https://youtu.be/tfIwHuGzUEk
Forum: OT - Technical 26 June 2018, 16:52
Replies: 49
Views: 2,248
Posted By puppypc
DOSBox 0.74 (the latest version) is available for...

DOSBox 0.74 (the latest version) is available for linux, as well as the newer forks if you need them.

I do have to agree about WinUAE being superior to FS-UAE, though. I usually find FS-UAE to be...
Forum: OT - Technical 25 June 2018, 05:28
Replies: 49
Views: 2,248
Posted By puppypc
For a beginner to Linux, I really would recommend...

For a beginner to Linux, I really would recommend using something like Ubuntu, Mint, etc. Arch Linux is a great distro, and the one that I use myself, but it requires a lot of manual configuration....
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2018, 17:24
Replies: 106
Views: 4,375
Posted By puppypc
please, plasmab. do research for yourself....

please, plasmab. do research for yourself. Marketshare is still 75% desk users, and only 20% table users with the other 5% resting the entire PC case, keyboard, and monitor on their laps.
Forum: News 11 June 2018, 16:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By puppypc
Cool! I like the new site, glad to see that...

Cool! I like the new site, glad to see that you've weeded out some of the discontinued products since they caused me some confusion when I first started browsing the old store.
I did like the old...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 June 2018, 17:59
Replies: 49
Views: 2,978
Posted By puppypc
I'll apologize for talking from memory (I haven't...

I'll apologize for talking from memory (I haven't pulled out the adaptor in months now, and I never used this feature) but I recall that these adaptors have a feature where pressing a certain button...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2018, 16:25
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By puppypc
Why wouldn't it? Another user on here has posted...

Why wouldn't it? Another user on here has posted their tweaked Amiga configs for the OSSC, which should just put out a standard modern video signal. The bottlenecks would be how good your HDMI -> VGA...
Forum: project.EAB 14 May 2018, 18:28
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By puppypc
that sounds easily abusable, considering the...

that sounds easily abusable, considering the handful of topics that regularly turn into flamewars (Vampire threads, etc). While mods would surely ban the offenders and fix things promptly, I can...
Forum: News 14 May 2018, 17:07
Replies: 154
Views: 12,678
Posted By puppypc
Wow, I can't wait to pop this into my amiga :D

Wow, I can't wait to pop this into my amiga :D
Forum: Amiga scene 04 May 2018, 16:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By puppypc
No offense, kolla, but the left one is quite...

No offense, kolla, but the left one is quite obviously Win95 :P :spin
Forum: Hardware mods 30 April 2018, 16:34
Replies: 106
Views: 15,312
Posted By puppypc
lovely!!

lovely!!
Forum: Amiga scene 25 April 2018, 18:31
Replies: 332
Views: 44,666
Posted By puppypc
Is there really any reason why the standalone...

Is there really any reason why the standalone would cost a lot more than the cards? It should have the added bonus of not having to pay for an edge connector
Forum: project.EAB 25 April 2018, 18:19
Replies: 531
Views: 85,637
Posted By puppypc
In that case it might be a good idea to use a...

In that case it might be a good idea to use a line of javascript that loads the GIF at the end of the page file. But you also might want to just change your cache settings
Forum: News 24 April 2018, 19:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By puppypc
Looks fun, might be a nice case to pop my 1200...

Looks fun, might be a nice case to pop my 1200 into some day. I'd like to see the option to reroute the joy/mouse ports to the front of the case, since this mock-up looks like it has other ports...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 15 April 2018, 01:39
Replies: 75
Views: 4,724
Posted By puppypc
Yes, I just saw it in your other post. Although,...

Yes, I just saw it in your other post. Although, I wish they didn't have the ridiculously ignorant "disable right click" AND "disable selecting text" javascript. It's a pain to remove
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2018, 16:42
Replies: 77
Views: 4,365
Posted By puppypc
True, even with a large screen I find a lot to be...

True, even with a large screen I find a lot to be desired in their website :/
Forum: OT - Technical 09 April 2018, 16:51
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By puppypc
Only if you load a bootdisk disk on it :laughing ...

Only if you load a bootdisk disk on it :laughing

But what you really want to know: no, if you keep the virtual drive empty on boot, then it will just treat like a real empty floppy drive.
Forum: project.Amiga Lore 06 April 2018, 18:04
Replies: 5
Views: 2,857
Posted By puppypc
Any chance of sharing your collection? A...

Any chance of sharing your collection?

A copy of your catalog would be nice, since I assume that most of the actual files can be found on EAB or elsewhere.

It would be handy if you uploaded...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 April 2018, 16:45
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By puppypc
I'll have to watch this tonight! :great I...

I'll have to watch this tonight! :great

I pulled my amiga out of storage / joined EAB right around the time everyone was saying Vampire would revolutionize the scene, and that 1200 users should...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2018, 19:27
Replies: 177
Views: 6,558
Posted By puppypc
wasn't there a PCI card that's supposed to...

wasn't there a PCI card that's supposed to emulate the Amiga, or similar to the MiST, or something?

That could be a viable alternative, with a modern PC and a 68k Amiga.
And, before folks argue...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 February 2018, 17:08
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By puppypc
I'm in a similar boat with malko: I have always...

I'm in a similar boat with malko: I have always mainly played adventure and RPGs, so cheating is more along the lines of walkthroughs.
I still consider that cheating though, and while I did use them...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 January 2018, 00:41
Replies: 47
Views: 2,016
Posted By puppypc
on tumblr, we/they call it "retrotech" for short....

on tumblr, we/they call it "retrotech" for short. I lean towards retrotech enthusiast, only because I'll play consoles too and most people don't think of them as computers.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2018, 19:34
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By puppypc
Wouldn't it be possible to swap the 1000's hard...

Wouldn't it be possible to swap the 1000's hard drive out with the 2000's? If you're fine with the same transfer method via the 2000, that is.
Forum: Hardware pics 23 January 2018, 03:42
Replies: 26
Views: 4,158
Posted By puppypc
there's also someone on amibay who sells them, or...

there's also someone on amibay who sells them, or at least there was a year ago.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2018, 18:02
Replies: 1,939
Views: 267,088
Posted By puppypc
I use them, same as I do in Windows and X11....

I use them, same as I do in Windows and X11. Sometimes, you just want a single click to move a tiny bit. (and sometimes, for whatever reason, you feel like doing multiple single steps)
Forum: support.Apps 13 January 2018, 22:36
Replies: 19
Views: 4,357
Posted By puppypc
Bah, I've struggled the past day or two trying to...

Bah, I've struggled the past day or two trying to make get Xen/11 into a pixel-perfect TTF, I did things like setting the em to 700 (since the bitmaps are 7 pixels wide), rounding to the nearest...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 December 2017, 16:48
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By puppypc
nope, that's nothing to do with FS-UAE but...

nope, that's nothing to do with FS-UAE but actually 100% real Amiga functionality!

You need to load into Workbench (LoadWB command), then go into Prefs->Screenmode, you'll see that the "Width" and...
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 December 2017, 16:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By puppypc
I went for GOG instead, just bought: Conquests of...

I went for GOG instead, just bought: Conquests of the Longbow & Conquest of Camelot (2 Sierra adventure games I seem to have overlooked the past 2 decades!) and Amerzone.
Plus the free download of...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 November 2017, 20:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,542
Posted By puppypc
This looks very fun, I can't wait to play it :D

This looks very fun, I can't wait to play it :D
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 17 November 2017, 00:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By puppypc
Both of these appear to be on the FTP server:...

Both of these appear to be on the FTP server: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=43633
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2017, 00:25
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By puppypc
Those two adapters sound fine to me. I have no...

Those two adapters sound fine to me. I have no soldering experience and built my own a few years back the same way. I didn't add any fuses myself, since the modern wallwarts "shouldn't" malfunction...
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