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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 07:18
Replies: 100
Views: 3,582
Posted By ruinashiro
I wasn't using the list to prove anything, just...

I wasn't using the list to prove anything, just adding conversation. Anyone who knows shmups knows the amiga had virtually no good ones. It's probably the least talked about system in shooter gaming...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 07:08
Replies: 100
Views: 3,582
Posted By ruinashiro
On any list, you're going to get a bias towards...

On any list, you're going to get a bias towards modern. But if you include the 70 or so total, there is an x68000 game, 2 NES games, and 2 genesis games.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 07:03
Replies: 100
Views: 3,582
Posted By ruinashiro
Most arcade ports on the X68000 (Japanese home...

Most arcade ports on the X68000 (Japanese home computer) were perfect. It had hardware very similar to arcade machines at the times, so perfect ports were simple.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 05:54
Replies: 100
Views: 3,582
Posted By ruinashiro
I'm talking about history, about the time of the...

I'm talking about history, about the time of the amiga, and which system had the better conversions.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 04:39
Replies: 100
Views: 3,582
Posted By ruinashiro
Here are the hardcore shoot-em-up guys holding...

Here are the hardcore shoot-em-up guys holding their annual top-25 shooters of all time voting contest, which actually shows the top 70 or so.

https://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?t=44687
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 04:32
Replies: 100
Views: 3,582
Posted By ruinashiro
Just to preface, I was an Amigan for 10 years...

Just to preface, I was an Amigan for 10 years with the machines, and am an Amigan still at heart though I don't use them any more. My point in what you quoted from me was simply that better games...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2019, 02:43
Replies: 100
Views: 3,582
Posted By ruinashiro
Same here. I had horse blinders on in my amiga...

Same here. I had horse blinders on in my amiga days. Once I saw what other systems were capable of, I started gaming on other platforms and never looked back. The genesis/snes came out in 89/90. So,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2019, 10:40
Replies: 100
Views: 3,582
Posted By ruinashiro
FPS: Doom on PC would take #1. In fact, anything...

FPS: Doom on PC would take #1. In fact, anything 3D would.

Simulation: Some PC simulation game on a 486 (released '89) would take #1

Turn-based strategy: Some PC game like Civilization on a 486...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 02:59
Replies: 100
Views: 3,582
Posted By ruinashiro
I barely revisit amiga games which is surprising...

I barely revisit amiga games which is surprising because I was an amigan and amiga game player for 10 years - much longer than I spent with any other system.

But really what it was is that once I...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 August 2019, 04:09
Replies: 817
Views: 42,814
Posted By ruinashiro
Shatterhand, I agree in a way, and I am a huge...

Shatterhand, I agree in a way, and I am a huge Treasure fan, but I am framing this in terms of what the amiga could and could not do. There is no way an OCS or AGA machine could do Alien Soldier -...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 August 2019, 02:59
Replies: 817
Views: 42,814
Posted By ruinashiro
Wait, did I read someone saying the OCS machines...

Wait, did I read someone saying the OCS machines were somehow on par with the MD/genesis? That's crazy. The sega console can do things AGA machines cannot do. I'm not even a big MD/genesis fan, but...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2019, 08:16
Replies: 817
Views: 42,814
Posted By ruinashiro
Funny all the talk about 2D vs. 3D. I am still a...

Funny all the talk about 2D vs. 3D. I am still a fan of the former over the latter, but even on the 2D front I saw the a1200 really lagging behind.

I loved my a1200 for demos and for the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 May 2019, 11:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,727
Posted By ruinashiro
I had a 4x Yamaha cd burner in my 1200 Ateo...

I had a 4x Yamaha cd burner in my 1200 Ateo tower. I backed up everything before I sold it. Thank god I did. Thousands of hours of work I'd put in making music and videos that I still get something...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2019, 10:03
Replies: 57
Views: 4,562
Posted By ruinashiro
Forgotten Worlds, Thunder Blade and Strider for...

Forgotten Worlds, Thunder Blade and Strider for me.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 August 2018, 07:17
Replies: 65
Views: 6,328
Posted By ruinashiro
Mostly what everyone else said. Poor quality...

Mostly what everyone else said.
Poor quality dpad and buttons, not a great layout. No problem ergonomically, except:
The protrusions on the dpad feel like razor spikes 30 minutes into a game.
And...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 June 2018, 10:01
Replies: 15
Views: 2,266
Posted By ruinashiro
I used to own Super Stardust CD32 NTSC.

I used to own Super Stardust CD32 NTSC.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 May 2018, 08:09
Replies: 123
Views: 10,404
Posted By ruinashiro
A CD32 was my main amiga for years, with an...

A CD32 was my main amiga for years, with an SX32Pro 030/50 loaded with RAM, etc.

I still love it and think fondly of it in my bouts of nostalgia, and it was very good as an amiga computer. That...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 March 2018, 07:18
Replies: 68
Views: 10,749
Posted By ruinashiro
Sold my Ateo-towered A1200 060/PPC/GFX with...

Sold my Ateo-towered A1200 060/PPC/GFX with 16-bit PCMCIA soundcard, etc. in mid-2000 for rent money and replaced it with a total piece of crap PC. Regret it a few times a year since then...

I...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 February 2018, 09:08
Replies: 4,059
Views: 414,608
Posted By ruinashiro
Are any people/shops selling complete TF534S out...

Are any people/shops selling complete TF534S out there?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 December 2017, 04:53
Replies: 147
Views: 15,388
Posted By ruinashiro
Ham6 in hires happened all the time. Including...

Ham6 in hires happened all the time. Including sliced ham/dynamic ham in ~736x520 or whatever the overscan settings were for hires at the time.

Or do you mean in video motion?
...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 December 2017, 01:50
Replies: 182
Views: 20,429
Posted By ruinashiro
Just have to say this is awesome. Space Ace...

Just have to say this is awesome.

Space Ace on my A500 was one of the most mesmerizing things I had ever seen at that point, but if it had been done this way instead, my god. Too bad I guess no...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 November 2017, 06:22
Replies: 67
Views: 5,006
Posted By ruinashiro
the games were more sophisticated on the psx but...

the games were more sophisticated on the psx but there's a space for simple games that the cd32 filled for me.

plus to me the psx/sat 3d was generally ugly as crap (and i am vindicated!).

i am...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 October 2017, 08:24
Replies: 244
Views: 24,569
Posted By ruinashiro
Yep. To me, it's the only console-level...

Yep. To me, it's the only console-level platformer on the Amiga that actually works and impresses. Couldn't believe it the first time I played it.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 June 2017, 09:38
Replies: 21
Views: 3,878
Posted By ruinashiro
Good question. I know there was that french...

Good question. I know there was that french article (interview with "isuke") that stated it was. I also know that the components/specs are very similar and that the x68000 came first. But there is...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 June 2017, 08:02
Replies: 21
Views: 3,878
Posted By ruinashiro
i had an x68000 and later an x68030. great...

i had an x68000 and later an x68030. great machines, great shmups, great sound. i just ran out of room :sad
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 June 2017, 07:58
Replies: 21
Views: 3,878
Posted By ruinashiro
It's sold through here or a link from here IIRC ...

It's sold through here or a link from here IIRC

http://moderoom.fascination.co.jp/modules/release/nfnc.html

And yeah, against illegal stuff. i have never run across software in Japan that was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 June 2017, 07:54
Replies: 21
Views: 3,878
Posted By ruinashiro
Awesome, thanks a lot for that. As an...

Awesome, thanks a lot for that.

As an Amigan in Japan it's always cool to hear about the revere in which the amiga was/is held here. Susumu Hirusawa's book on the amiga is awesome. Going to pick...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2017, 08:49
Replies: 817
Views: 42,814
Posted By ruinashiro
i wasn't disappointed at the time, except for no...

i wasn't disappointed at the time, except for no 16-bit audio as a musician, but became so with hindsight. to me, it was a huge upgrade over my a500, but looking back it seemed really poor for a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2017, 06:38
Replies: 24
Views: 4,841
Posted By ruinashiro
OctaMED for 10 or so years, now OpenMPT.

OctaMED for 10 or so years, now OpenMPT.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 March 2017, 06:14
Replies: 96
Views: 15,529
Posted By ruinashiro
US amiga user here, sold my last amiga in 2000....

US amiga user here, sold my last amiga in 2000. my first was an a500 + 1084s back in 1989.

i had saved up the money to buy it myself, $868, I still remember that.

I bought Sword of Sodan and...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2017, 07:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,447
Posted By ruinashiro
Thanks guys. I will look into all of those!

Thanks guys. I will look into all of those!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 January 2017, 06:58
Replies: 232
Views: 55,013
Posted By ruinashiro
I couldn't find any info on Parasol stars using a...

I couldn't find any info on Parasol stars using a virtual machine. Do you have a link?
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2017, 06:47
Replies: 79
Views: 14,636
Posted By ruinashiro
I can't in any way understand why someone would...

I can't in any way understand why someone would say something like that :shocked

Not even talking about how much nicer the 68k was to program for, with 32-bit instructions, 17 registers, etc......
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2017, 06:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,447
Posted By ruinashiro
Any amiga diskmag articles ripped online?

I've been going on a journey through the past of the amiga demo scene, starting with the book Freax.

I want to read the diskmag articles next but running the diskmags on amiga/emulation is not...
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