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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 06:09
Replies: 249
Views: 58,543
Posted By Hewitson
Not only was this type of protection ineffective,...

Not only was this type of protection ineffective, it also caused people to think the games were either bugged or way too difficult (eg Gods).
Forum: Coders. General Today, 05:57
Replies: 59
Views: 7,126
Posted By Hewitson
Rob Northen. Rob Northern was a member of Classic...

Rob Northen. Rob Northern was a member of Classic ;)
Forum: OT - Technical Today, 05:34
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By Hewitson
How can anyone in this day and age possibly get...

How can anyone in this day and age possibly get through life without a mobile phone? My work would be impossible without it, I'd sit at home all day earning nothing.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 05:33
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By Hewitson
Let's face it, none of the fighting games on the...

Let's face it, none of the fighting games on the Amiga are actually worth playing. The fact that Shaq Fu is one of the best we have says it all.
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 08:00
Replies: 234
Views: 5,651
Posted By Hewitson
Making Amiga games in 2020 isn't a "business...

Making Amiga games in 2020 isn't a "business model" at all, unless the purpose of your business is to lose massive amounts of time and money.

New games should be made because people enjoy creating...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 06:37
Replies: 100
Views: 5,461
Posted By Hewitson
Not this old chestnut. The Commodore monitors are...

Not this old chestnut. The Commodore monitors are crap. They always have been, and always will be. Why can't people see this? A huge percentage of them are manufactured by Daewoo for god's sake. They...
Forum: News 20 January 2020, 07:23
Replies: 85
Views: 5,477
Posted By Hewitson
Looks like a pretty decent game. They can sit on...

Looks like a pretty decent game. They can sit on it and "rotate" if they expect me to pay for it though.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 07:13
Replies: 234
Views: 5,651
Posted By Hewitson
I have no problem with people selling boxed...

I have no problem with people selling boxed copies of games.

I do not believe that digital downloads of new games should cost. If they do, they should be cracked (if protected) and made freely...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 06:40
Replies: 537
Views: 70,834
Posted By Hewitson
Very common for SID's to loop. Many Amiga MOD's...

Very common for SID's to loop. Many Amiga MOD's do the same.
Forum: OT - General 14 January 2020, 15:26
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By Hewitson
As someone who spends quite a bit of time on...

As someone who spends quite a bit of time on Reddit, I disagree. Yes it does have it's fair share of idiots, but it's still a great resource with a LOT of interesting information to offer.
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Forum: OT - Gaming 14 January 2020, 15:01
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By Hewitson
I was very tempted to get The Outer Worlds. The...

I was very tempted to get The Outer Worlds. The previews looked great. Then someone speedran it in 12 minutes.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 January 2020, 14:32
Replies: 153
Views: 4,695
Posted By Hewitson
I can't believe this thread even exists. ...

I can't believe this thread even exists.

Look up Thunder Force IV, MUSHA, or any of the other good MD shooters. A 1200 couldn't imagine running these games in it's wildest dreams.

This will be...
Forum: OT - General 13 January 2020, 02:47
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By Hewitson
I try to minimise my time on Facebook. Most toxic...

I try to minimise my time on Facebook. Most toxic website on the internet and full of rude, illiterate morons who can't even spell their own language.

I'd estimate at least 95% of people don't...
Forum: support.Games 10 January 2020, 13:37
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By Hewitson
In that case, it should be possible to convert...

In that case, it should be possible to convert The World Warrior into Champion Edition or even Hyper Fighting.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2020, 13:09
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Hewitson
I don't know much about the internals of these...

I don't know much about the internals of these monitors, but I am willing to bet that it wouldn't be too difficult to convert one to run on 110V. There's probably schematics available.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 13:04
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By Hewitson
To be perfectly honest, I don't remember ever...

To be perfectly honest, I don't remember ever being impressed by any water effects on the Amiga.

I always thought the LEGEND + NEI intro on the 64 with the water and the raindrops was cool...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2020, 06:18
Replies: 90
Views: 3,322
Posted By Hewitson
Exactly. I'm sure we've all got old PC's laying...

Exactly. I'm sure we've all got old PC's laying around, why risk a bad dump with a dodgy USB-IDE converter?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 January 2020, 12:47
Replies: 113
Views: 7,148
Posted By Hewitson
Nope. Wolf3D ran perfectly on a 286.

Nope. Wolf3D ran perfectly on a 286.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 11:58
Replies: 62
Views: 2,712
Posted By Hewitson
Surface mount technology wasn't very common when...

Surface mount technology wasn't very common when the 500 was released.
Forum: OT - Technical 06 January 2020, 04:26
Replies: 29
Views: 2,088
Posted By Hewitson
Ah, it's trying to do what macOS does. How cute.

Ah, it's trying to do what macOS does. How cute.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2020, 04:14
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Hewitson
Have you tried it without the 030?

Have you tried it without the 030?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 04:01
Replies: 62
Views: 2,712
Posted By Hewitson
Yeah, I didn't think it was excessively big back...

Yeah, I didn't think it was excessively big back then at all. Seems like a monstrosity these days :laughing
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 January 2020, 03:59
Replies: 75
Views: 2,481
Posted By Hewitson
Yes it is. Many Amiga games are "leaps and...

Yes it is. Many Amiga games are "leaps and bounds" better than their ST counterparts, as said above.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 January 2020, 11:53
Replies: 75
Views: 2,481
Posted By Hewitson
Surely you're not suggesting the ST version is...

Surely you're not suggesting the ST version is better than the Amiga version?

Look how small the game screen is, and the framerate is even worse than Amiga. They're both terrible conversions,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 10:53
Replies: 62
Views: 2,712
Posted By Hewitson
Or ones that didn't, either. The sprite...

Or ones that didn't, either. The sprite capabilities just aren't good enough.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 January 2020, 10:43
Replies: 60
Views: 4,338
Posted By Hewitson
The loading could actually be slower. It's...

The loading could actually be slower. It's generally quicker to load one big file than a heap of small ones.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2020, 08:15
Replies: 90
Views: 3,322
Posted By Hewitson
This is exactly what ddrescue does...

This is exactly what ddrescue does...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 January 2020, 07:57
Replies: 54
Views: 3,053
Posted By Hewitson
What a silly thing to say. You might get a better...

What a silly thing to say. You might get a better framerate on a PC, but games never run as smoothly on computers.

Windows is doing so many more things in the background compared to a console,...
Forum: support.Apps 03 January 2020, 07:34
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Hewitson
Not sure I understand what you're saying here. ...

Not sure I understand what you're saying here.

The monitor drivers are currently in Storage3.1:Monitors. Simply moving them to Storage3.1:Devs/Monitors means that they'll automatically be loaded...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2020, 06:29
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Hewitson
Do you really need them on an ADF? Can you not...

Do you really need them on an ADF? Can you not use a dir as a harddrive and simply extract the files there? It would be a far quicker and simpler solution.
Forum: OT - General 03 January 2020, 06:06
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By Hewitson
For me, emulation doesn't even come close. The...

For me, emulation doesn't even come close. The scrolling is never absolutely flawless like on a real machine. The music doesn't sound quite the same. The mouse and joystick isn't the same. It has no...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2020, 06:02
Replies: 113
Views: 7,148
Posted By Hewitson
This is why Hackintoshes are so popular. ...

This is why Hackintoshes are so popular.

Apple should forget about selling their overpriced, underpowered hardware and focus on selling the OS. They don't seem to realise that's why people buy...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 January 2020, 04:57
Replies: 54
Views: 3,053
Posted By Hewitson
I've never tried to crack a modern game, but I'd...

I've never tried to crack a modern game, but I'd be surprised if something like SecuROM was anywhere near as complex to crack as some of the protections on the 64 & Amiga.
Forum: OT - General 01 January 2020, 13:32
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By Hewitson
I'd say there's almost definitely more emulator...

I'd say there's almost definitely more emulator users, but I have no statistics.
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 January 2020, 13:30
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Hewitson
There's also the open source command line utility...

There's also the open source command line utility unADF (my personal recommendation).
Forum: support.Apps 01 January 2020, 12:07
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Hewitson
Nice guide. I don't believe the modifications to...

Nice guide. I don't believe the modifications to the s-s are necessary though, couldn't you just put the Monitor drivers in Devs:Monitors?
Forum: support.FS-UAE 01 January 2020, 11:53
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Hewitson
Looks like it's just an NTSC game to me...

Looks like it's just an NTSC game to me...
Forum: OT - Technical 31 December 2019, 06:50
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Hewitson
They are. Microsoft and Google wouldn't be two of...

They are. Microsoft and Google wouldn't be two of the richest companies on the planet if they weren't.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 December 2019, 12:53
Replies: 113
Views: 7,148
Posted By Hewitson
That's simply not true. The AGA machines already...

That's simply not true. The AGA machines already sold very poorly. Imagine if there was absolutely no compatibility with previous Amiga models?
Forum: Music. Tutorials 28 December 2019, 00:37
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Hewitson
A MID file certainly wouldn't be very usable on...

A MID file certainly wouldn't be very usable on the Amiga, you could possibly create the music with a midi composer and then convert the notes to a MOD-type format, you'd need to load in the samples...
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