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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 11:39
Replies: 81
Views: 2,025
Posted By BrooksterMax
Lemmings, every time.

Lemmings, every time.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2018, 10:11
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By BrooksterMax
I also have an A2000. And for age and noise...

I also have an A2000. And for age and noise reasons before the thing dies, would like to swap out the PSU.

Are there any plug and play replacements available? Or is it a case of adapting an ATX...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 12:13
Replies: 48
Views: 1,678
Posted By BrooksterMax
I missed SCR first time round, I'm gutted I did...

I missed SCR first time round, I'm gutted I did as if I played at the time would have really enjoyed it.

Lotus 2 for me, great music and easy pick up and play. Good smooth graphics too.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 September 2018, 13:22
Replies: 36
Views: 1,735
Posted By BrooksterMax
Aany game that has one of the sound effects from...

Aany game that has one of the sound effects from the Catchphrase TV gameshow is a winner in my book! Its a really weird, colourfully absurd game but not the worst out there. Its certainly not a great...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 September 2018, 18:20
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By BrooksterMax
As above HxC and Flash Floppy are the best and...

As above HxC and Flash Floppy are the best and only candidates to really consider. I have both on different drives in different machines. Fabulous devices, bring a whole new life to using software on...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 17:11
Replies: 67
Views: 3,461
Posted By BrooksterMax
Ah the Bay Area! There is a great retro gaming...

Ah the Bay Area! There is a great retro gaming shop in Santa Cruz which I rate. I get to go out that way occasionally with my company from the UK. Unfortunately nothing scheduled at the moment,...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 14:38
Replies: 67
Views: 3,461
Posted By BrooksterMax
Some good deals for retro gaming (amiga or...

Some good deals for retro gaming (amiga or otherwise) can be the collection only ones. I have driven 50-100 miles to collect things and get a better price as the market is limited to those that can...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 14:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By BrooksterMax
Missed that, very cool will have to check that...

Missed that, very cool will have to check that out.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 13:11
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By BrooksterMax
I'm a huge fan of the A1200 but am now very...

I'm a huge fan of the A1200 but am now very impressed with an A500/+ and a Gotek drive with Flash Floppy firmware.

Now that I can use save disks without issue from Cannon Fodder/SWOS etc. on a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 August 2018, 14:31
Replies: 26
Views: 1,659
Posted By BrooksterMax
Civilization/Colonization. The...

Civilization/Colonization.

The aforementioned Hunter is a great example, loved that game. Probably one of the earliest free-form exploration games.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 August 2018, 10:08
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By BrooksterMax
Good call. Yes I find playing Civ much faster and...

Good call. Yes I find playing Civ much faster and more precise with the keyboard.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2018, 17:21
Replies: 128
Views: 8,304
Posted By BrooksterMax
Games, many still play well. Some have aged, but...

Games, many still play well. Some have aged, but many are still great.

Hardware - lots of upgrade possibilities with new gear.

Community, still lots of people excited about using Amigas like...
Forum: Member Introductions 22 June 2018, 10:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By BrooksterMax
Welcome! I grew up in Pembrokehsire as young...

Welcome! I grew up in Pembrokehsire as young child before my dad changed jobs but did go to study in Aberystwyth as always enjoyed living in Wales.

Great to hear your A1200 is still working,...
Forum: EAB's competition 22 May 2018, 21:57
Replies: 67
Views: 3,734
Posted By BrooksterMax
Never joined any EAB competition before but had...

Never joined any EAB competition before but had my very first play tonight. Hopefully if real life allows, will spend more time with this game.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2018, 09:23
Replies: 339
Views: 52,072
Posted By BrooksterMax
Hello sir, would be very interested in one...

Hello sir, would be very interested in one assembled game pad. Really great work to put something like this together!


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Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2018, 13:21
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By BrooksterMax
Absolutely my A1200 is still running like a champ...

Absolutely my A1200 is still running like a champ and with an audio repair too all these years later. Caps can play havok with AV matters.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 February 2018, 10:59
Replies: 339
Views: 52,072
Posted By BrooksterMax
These look great and very timely. I will be...

These look great and very timely. I will be sending a PM about preassembled controllers shortly. Cheers!
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2018, 17:15
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By BrooksterMax
Yes I don’t know the Goldengate board (would love...

Yes I don’t know the Goldengate board (would love one!) but my A2088XT and A2286AT boards both have a pin missing for the floppy drive. Not near them at the moment so can’t confirm which pin.
Forum: MarketPlace 23 January 2018, 14:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By BrooksterMax
This. Definitely. Also for something so...

This. Definitely.

Also for something so specialist better to use dedicated forums as well I think.
Forum: Hardware mods 22 January 2018, 23:38
Replies: 163
Views: 19,674
Posted By BrooksterMax
Are you still taking expressions of interest?...

Are you still taking expressions of interest? This looks rather marvellous and I can see use-cases for my A500 and A1500.
Forum: MarketPlace 12 January 2018, 15:03
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By BrooksterMax
Sphock (the bootsale app that is quite new but...

Sphock (the bootsale app that is quite new but works), Facebook market and I think you should be able sell locally and some people may travel depending on price/whats on offer.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 December 2017, 12:53
Replies: 36
Views: 2,025
Posted By BrooksterMax
Tempting, thanks!

Tempting, thanks!
Forum: support.Games 04 December 2017, 12:07
Replies: 46
Views: 3,984
Posted By BrooksterMax
In addition to the cracked version passwords for...

In addition to the cracked version passwords for levels not working either. Never got far enough to see the raptor stages!
Forum: Hardware mods 24 November 2017, 17:38
Replies: 22
Views: 3,864
Posted By BrooksterMax
I do like the concept and would consider now for...

I do like the concept and would consider now for my A500.

Question - can you switch drives while the Amiga powered on for flexibility? Or is it strictly only while powered off?

I guess it has...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 November 2017, 13:08
Replies: 30
Views: 2,284
Posted By BrooksterMax
I totally missed Slam Tilt, being released in...

I totally missed Slam Tilt, being released in 1996 I had left the Amiga a year before.

Perhaps many others also missed it given a later release in the Amiga's life. However I will definitely be...
Forum: project.EAB 09 November 2017, 20:16
Replies: 26
Views: 5,911
Posted By BrooksterMax
I’ve signed up, it’s pretty funky in a good way.

I’ve signed up, it’s pretty funky in a good way.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 September 2017, 11:25
Replies: 28
Views: 2,487
Posted By BrooksterMax
As a teenager growing up with the Amiga, I was...

As a teenager growing up with the Amiga, I was well versed with gaming but didn't not have a clue about improving picture quality!

It was the A520 modulator and RF all the way through for me. Was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2017, 13:26
Replies: 40
Views: 3,411
Posted By BrooksterMax
Lotus 2, that intro music just charms me every...

Lotus 2, that intro music just charms me every time. Very fast game play too - good 2 player and even serial link capabilities.

Had the Mega CD version of XJ220, it was ok just didn't capture my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2017, 11:58
Replies: 5,830
Views: 934,002
Posted By BrooksterMax
Toastrack for £25 is an absolute steal. Well done...

Toastrack for £25 is an absolute steal. Well done :great
Forum: Amiga scene 05 June 2017, 13:06
Replies: 91
Views: 7,816
Posted By BrooksterMax
Thanks for following up and good to know cause...

Thanks for following up and good to know cause has been found. I have to say, I am very impressed with the Gotek device overall, I have one for my Amiga and ST, so very versatile things at a low cost...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2017, 22:06
Replies: 91
Views: 7,816
Posted By BrooksterMax
I have the old pack, I could not get any image to...

I have the old pack, I could not get any image to boot. I can see everything listed on 000 but nothing loads.

If you do another issue, happy to test out. Thanks for your efforts :great
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2017, 16:48
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By BrooksterMax
I have used Amiga PSUs interchangeably without...

I have used Amiga PSUs interchangeably without issue between my a1200, a600 and a500 admittedly when these machines had no extras and were just vanilla specs.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2017, 16:45
Replies: 35
Views: 1,677
Posted By BrooksterMax
This is my same experience, in fact that...

This is my same experience, in fact that coverdisk was my very first Amiga Format shortly after getting our A500.

I just remember the sfx was absolutely insane and coming from the ZX Spectrum I...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 May 2017, 18:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By BrooksterMax
A wonderful question, love to know if something...

A wonderful question, love to know if something can be done. Would not try on my real hardware :)

On iOS there was some recent issue if you set an iPhone date to something like 1974 or similar it...
Forum: Member Introductions 25 May 2017, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By BrooksterMax
Great you got a PAL machine to open up the...

Great you got a PAL machine to open up the library of games for you. I grew up with the A500 and so many titles to enjoy.

Are you going to put a Gotek floppy emulator or something else on your...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2017, 10:08
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By BrooksterMax
My A1200 lost sound in one channel - got it...

My A1200 lost sound in one channel - got it recapped and repaired.

Suspect you may need the same. Good luck.
Forum: MarketPlace 18 May 2017, 14:22
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By BrooksterMax
WTB: A570 CD-Rom Add on

Hello Amiga fans

If anyone has a working A570 and caddy that they wish to sell, let me know.

Does not need to be boxed, just in working order. :great

Cheers!
Forum: News 09 May 2017, 13:22
Replies: 109
Views: 19,261
Posted By BrooksterMax
Very nice, will be watching this with interest....

Very nice, will be watching this with interest. Love the Amiga scene developing so much great new hardware.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 April 2017, 14:24
Replies: 24
Views: 1,757
Posted By BrooksterMax
Chuckie Egg every time, what a great game....

Chuckie Egg every time, what a great game. Recently discovered it on the Amstrad CPC which has different jumping dynamics to the Spectrum version I grew up on.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2017, 14:16
Replies: 120
Views: 9,659
Posted By BrooksterMax
For me, I was more disappointed with some of the...

For me, I was more disappointed with some of the games that I saw in magazines. I just didn't see enough of a leap to warrant moving up from the A500 back in 1992. I never saw a A1200 for real back...
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