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Forum: OT - Gaming 06 November 2019, 21:28
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By spiff
Once I realized that all games -> filter on last...

Once I realized that all games -> filter on last played still works.. I felt it was ok.

Good:
Some more eye candy, better filter options in "all games" , sort by size on disk

I expect some...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 November 2019, 10:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By spiff
Nice to see that one :) But not really the point...

Nice to see that one :) But not really the point I was making

*edit* To clarify Solo Kazuki, made a good example while I was editing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 November 2019, 10:11
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By spiff
I could add a bunch of games that had better PC ...

I could add a bunch of games that had better PC versions like, turrican II, flashback 16 colour sprites, civilization, wing-commander etc.. but since any potato pc/raspberry pi can just play them on...
Forum: OT - General 01 November 2019, 19:21
Replies: 113
Views: 26,997
Posted By spiff
This is "Tiny" runt of the litter.. he was a bit...

This is "Tiny" runt of the litter.. he was a bit daft, but we dearly loved him while he was with us

https://i.pixxxels.cc/3J0TNWzx/DSC-0192.jpg (https://pixxxels.cc/vcyjS8QJ)


This comic is a...
Forum: OT - Technical 30 October 2019, 00:31
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By spiff
Thnx, haven't updated to a new MPC version for a...

Thnx, haven't updated to a new MPC version for a while.
Forum: OT - Technical 25 October 2019, 01:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By spiff
...and while the title did say free. Here are...

...and while the title did say free. Here are some solid, reasonable priced options :

~ €50
Affinity Photo -> Photoshop
Affinity Designer -> Illustrator
Reaper -> DAW
VueScan -> Scanner...
Forum: OT - Technical 25 October 2019, 01:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By spiff
WinDirStat Win / K-DirStat Linux Good way...

WinDirStat Win / K-DirStat Linux

Good way to clean up old files, and figure out where all that space went..
Visualize drive usage, clickable graph that drills down to actual file location
...
Forum: OT - Technical 25 October 2019, 01:20
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By spiff
Foobar 2000, music player that doesn't try to be...

Foobar 2000, music player that doesn't try to be a video player. Lots of nice optional decoders/plugins.


SACD,MODs, SID, slow down music
2->5.1 5.1->2 mapping
Library management,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 October 2019, 00:08
Replies: 162
Views: 6,264
Posted By spiff
Agreed! With games like Killing game-show,...

Agreed!

With games like Killing game-show, Battlesquadron, Lotus, Falcon etc I wonder why more companies didn't just buy the source code/engine, re-skinned the graphics and just release them as...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2019, 19:55
Replies: 162
Views: 6,264
Posted By spiff
Why? For pretty much anything (multi platform) in...

Why? For pretty much anything (multi platform) in the thread


If its the best version of game you want, no expense spared -> X68000, PC or Neo-geo AES
If its the best value version you want,...
Forum: OT - General 13 October 2019, 19:56
Replies: 25
Views: 1,217
Posted By spiff
Yakuza Kiwami (~ Yakuza 1 updated to use Yakuza 3...

Yakuza Kiwami (~ Yakuza 1 updated to use Yakuza 3 (?) engine)
Resident evil 2 remaster
Forza Horizon 4
Gears 5, Couch co-oping once a week, we usually get through about 1 chapter per session.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 21:17
Replies: 162
Views: 6,264
Posted By spiff
Any game that pisses away my time with an intro...

Any game that pisses away my time with an intro disk that's basically a slideshow, and then start loading the actual game on disk 2.

Bonus points if that intro is unskippable.
Extra bonus if...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 September 2019, 19:50
Replies: 39
Views: 2,217
Posted By spiff
I was a horrible romz skid whining about access...

I was a horrible romz skid whining about access and free teh emuladorez so a retroactive I'm sorry to Marat Fayzullin


My first was a hacked version of iNes.. I remember getting "nes" packs,...
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 September 2019, 08:09
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By spiff
I'm asking because I simply don't understand what...

I'm asking because I simply don't understand what the verdict means. The push-back from the industry will be different depending what it is.

Currently most of Take2 and EAs money is made from...
Forum: News 21 September 2019, 12:08
Replies: 158
Views: 11,432
Posted By spiff
There will be a big box release!? Please do...

There will be a big box release!?
Please do some sort of pre-sale to estimate demand instead of 50 limited edition direct to ebay scalping.

*edit* Big box still available for worthy, weekend...
Forum: OT - Gaming 21 September 2019, 11:49
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By spiff
Thellier, thnx for the local / historical...

Thellier, thnx for the local / historical context.. makes more sense to me now.

Do you have a feel for if they are going for software/immaterial ownership should be the same as physical? Or just...
Forum: OT - Gaming 20 September 2019, 19:36
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By spiff
So.. for less of a cost* than paying lawyers for...

So.. for less of a cost* than paying lawyers for an appeal process, steam can more or less ignore this for 6 months, and then it goes away??

"3,000 Euros per day for up to six months."

Or they...
Forum: OT - Gaming 18 September 2019, 22:45
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By spiff
I love that you can buy the soundtrack as a DLC....

I love that you can buy the soundtrack as a DLC. But the whole release a beta as final, grind by design and games as a service really got me depressed. Star Wars battlefront was the final straw.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 September 2019, 19:23
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By spiff
Picked up a €1 copy of X-wing with water...

Picked up a €1 copy of X-wing with water damage, the front had "caved in".

Used a similar approach, but I also had to drench the paper so it wouldn't break when restoring it. Steam ironed on low...
Forum: News 03 September 2019, 20:27
Replies: 158
Views: 11,432
Posted By spiff
And here I've been avoiding the topic all week...

And here I've been avoiding the topic all week believing it to be another click bait..

*sniff* but this is so beautiful it brings tears to my capcom rose tinted eyes :)
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2019, 19:28
Replies: 110
Views: 12,958
Posted By spiff
I thought that train pretty much left the station...

I thought that train pretty much left the station with "State of the art" in 92?
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2019, 21:46
Replies: 54
Views: 6,358
Posted By spiff
*bump* So what did happen, did the collection get...

*bump* So what did happen, did the collection get dumped on e-bay?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 August 2019, 21:05
Replies: 84
Views: 6,191
Posted By spiff
After all the gloom in the a1200 sucks thread,...

After all the gloom in the a1200 sucks thread, its nice to focus on some of the fun stuff..

Second:ed the "ICE CREAM!" sample and lemmings nuke, always got a good laugh from that one.

so on...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2019, 23:47
Replies: 968
Views: 54,129
Posted By spiff
Yes, considering what every one else brought to...

Yes, considering what every one else brought to the table around then..

But to be fair:
Any computer/console that didn't run Wing commander II, Comanche Maximum overkill or Ultima 7 was a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 July 2019, 17:52
Replies: 69
Views: 3,923
Posted By spiff
My fried ones taste more like glue balls than...

My fried ones taste more like glue balls than nutty goodness :)
Got slightly better result when I let the chickpeas sit during the night, changed water and then and then "peeled" the soft shell.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2019, 11:50
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By spiff
I'd say its relevant in the sense that if you...

I'd say its relevant in the sense that if you have adaptive sync and can match 50 hz / 100hz for smooth scrolling and prefer PAL version...

I'm always looking for the next good IPS screen, esp...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2019, 02:01
Replies: 69
Views: 3,923
Posted By spiff
Retro-gaming in general, I love "enchanced" stuff...

Retro-gaming in general, I love "enchanced" stuff like HD mode 7, "Run ahead" lag removal. Current project is pad-hacking a wireless sanwa arcade stick while keeping the latency as low as possible...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2019, 01:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,756
Posted By spiff
I guess it's different for everyone, but for me,...

I guess it's different for everyone, but for me, not so much..

I recovered some of my stuff, that I remembered as awesome. These days, nope , priorities and perspective (family) have changed so...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 May 2019, 16:52
Replies: 110
Views: 12,958
Posted By spiff
That De Profundis music around 2 min mark...

That De Profundis music around 2 min mark though.. would have been my #1 vote if there was a separate category (and slide show ).
Forum: Amiga scene 29 April 2019, 20:08
Replies: 110
Views: 12,958
Posted By spiff
Wow, that was smooth :) I loved it, def in my...

Wow, that was smooth :) I loved it, def in my top 5 A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 March 2019, 21:08
Replies: 34
Views: 1,873
Posted By spiff
Didn't argue that, I was just surprised that...

Didn't argue that, I was just surprised that public domain could be revoked even after you put your work into it.
*edit* In the sense that any PD software (or demo) could be revoked today, if you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 March 2019, 20:56
Replies: 34
Views: 1,873
Posted By spiff
That's a really interesting, i figured public...

That's a really interesting, i figured public domain had a strong legal standing as un-revokable.. but apparently you can revoke your "public" license anytime you want?!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 March 2019, 20:10
Replies: 52
Views: 5,632
Posted By spiff
I loved the 4p TMNT arcade game.. went and bought...

I loved the 4p TMNT arcade game.. went and bought the amiga conversion on day one. Learned a valuable lesson that day.

Worked a bunch of extra shifts to afford a DS8+ sampler.. and then only used...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 February 2019, 19:43
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By spiff
Thanks, even if it's just a building.. It's fun...

Thanks, even if it's just a building.. It's fun having these "nerd" pilgrimages.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 February 2019, 21:32
Replies: 39
Views: 2,638
Posted By spiff
Amiga for me was couch vs, bomberman, IK+ and...

Amiga for me was couch vs, bomberman, IK+ and making music/graphics. From a "holistic" perspective, the gaming/creation association in a positive light

PC/Mac connected to a TV with 4 Xbox...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 December 2018, 21:16
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By spiff
Glen M, may be worth seeing if you can import one...

Glen M, may be worth seeing if you can import one from Japan.. I picked up mine for about £50.
The asian version also has the 240p/480i switch.. + the rom that supports both asian and latin fonts.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2018, 20:52
Replies: 224
Views: 14,422
Posted By spiff
Here's some feel good if that last part got you...

Here's some feel good if that last part got you depressed.

*edit* why doesn't the embedding support skip to time? , anyway, 8m8s mark. =dz6APiZI1Dk&t=8m8s
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 December 2018, 17:19
Replies: 224
Views: 14,422
Posted By spiff
We'd been playing street fighter 2 on the snes...

We'd been playing street fighter 2 on the snes for ~2 years by then.
Its ~ 6 months after Lucas arts awesome day of the tentacle (that didn't get an amiga port)
Doom came out on shareware and pc...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 22:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By spiff
No worries, I've got a X360 that's backwards...

No worries, I've got a X360 that's backwards compatible. Those things are built to last!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 21:32
Replies: 92
Views: 4,553
Posted By spiff
Slight OT, sorry folks pacman vs = Pac-Man...

Slight OT, sorry folks
pacman vs = Pac-Man Battle Royale and DX is apparently named Pacman championship edition DX! Both are arcade boards later ported to consoles
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