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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2019, 18:30
Replies: 4
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Posted By mr_a500
Those are IBM 3277 terminals. (with beam spring...

Those are IBM 3277 terminals. (with beam spring keyboards)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2019, 14:28
Replies: 68
Views: 3,485
Posted By mr_a500
The hardest game I (almost) completed is Shadow...

The hardest game I (almost) completed is Shadow of the Beast. Without cheating, I got all the way to the big toe (twice!) and punched it a few times before dying. After that, I said "f-ck this game!"...
Forum: Coders. General 18 December 2018, 18:34
Replies: 88
Views: 6,339
Posted By mr_a500
I wouldn't want the C64 version of Blue Max, but...

I wouldn't want the C64 version of Blue Max, but the original, superior Atari 8-bit version of Blue Max. I'd also want the Atari version of Montezuma's Revenge and the 5200 version of Centipede.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 November 2018, 17:19
Replies: 903
Views: 178,452
Posted By mr_a500
I used to walk past this building: ...

I used to walk past this building:

http://www.imperialsign.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/amica-newmarket-1-r1-1024x713.jpg

...and eat at this restaurant:
...
Forum: Member Introductions 08 November 2018, 20:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By mr_a500
Are you from one of those countries? I too was a...

Are you from one of those countries? I too was a teen during the 80's, but I never saw an MSX computer in Canada. I never even heard of MSX until I was.. middle aged in the 2000's. ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 November 2018, 15:05
Replies: 808
Views: 175,778
Posted By mr_a500
One last shot, showing a bunch of my icons: ...

One last shot, showing a bunch of my icons:

http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=60729&stc=1&d=1541684094
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 November 2018, 14:00
Replies: 808
Views: 175,778
Posted By mr_a500
I can understand that. However, I have no...

I can understand that. However, I have no nostalgia for later versions of Workbench. Back in the day, I never made it past Workbench 1.3. But even then, I customized. Here's basically how my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 November 2018, 02:41
Replies: 808
Views: 175,778
Posted By mr_a500
:D That's NewHomer by Emiliano Esposito. It opens...

:D That's NewHomer by Emiliano Esposito. It opens a little window on Workbench with an animated Homer that randomly goes through a list of sound clips. His eyes follow the mouse pointer. Pressing "b"...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2018, 18:17
Replies: 808
Views: 175,778
Posted By mr_a500
You mean what player is it? It's AmigaAMP. The...

You mean what player is it? It's AmigaAMP. The skin is "Expensive Hi-Fi".
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2018, 16:32
Replies: 808
Views: 175,778
Posted By mr_a500
Mine hasn't changed in a decade: ...

Mine hasn't changed in a decade:

http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=60686&stc=1&d=1541601036

16 colour A500 Workbench 3.1.
Forum: News 21 October 2018, 09:53
Replies: 469
Views: 65,423
Posted By mr_a500
Maybe you want the full C64 key set (SA Retro),...

Maybe you want the full C64 key set (SA Retro), complete with PETSCII:

https://i.imgur.com/kGAhivc.jpg

These are Cherry MX keycaps.
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 20:38
Replies: 469
Views: 65,423
Posted By mr_a500
:D It probably would have been best if I...

:D

It probably would have been best if I just posted this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmA7Nm4qvGE
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 17:16
Replies: 469
Views: 65,423
Posted By mr_a500
Well duh. Can't I just show disappointment...

Well duh. Can't I just show disappointment without this kind of comment always coming up? I suppose I have to put 15 smileys every post to avoid this. (but even that doesn't usually work)



I...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 16:37
Replies: 469
Views: 65,423
Posted By mr_a500
Bah! Cylindrical! Why? Why? Oh God why?

Bah! Cylindrical! Why? Why? Oh God why?
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 16:28
Replies: 469
Views: 65,423
Posted By mr_a500
OK so you were just saying the price was the...

OK so you were just saying the price was the problem, not actually finding new keycaps.

I wouldn't mind paying that price if they were amazing spherical doubleshots - but certainly not if they...
Forum: News 18 October 2018, 16:07
Replies: 469
Views: 65,423
Posted By mr_a500
I thought the whole point of Cherry switches is...

I thought the whole point of Cherry switches is that it should be easy to get new keycaps - in whatever style or colour. Keyboard sites like Deskthority have doubleshot keycap group buys all the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 21:03
Replies: 92
Views: 4,612
Posted By mr_a500
I have absolutely no nostalgia for The Settlers....

I have absolutely no nostalgia for The Settlers. I didn't even play it until 2003 or so. I have plenty of nostalgia for Shadow of the Beast, but I haven't played that in at least a decade. (I listen...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 16:47
Replies: 92
Views: 4,612
Posted By mr_a500
Possibly.. but I've seen later versions of The...

Possibly.. but I've seen later versions of The Settlers with improved graphics and I didn't like them at all.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 16:13
Replies: 92
Views: 4,612
Posted By mr_a500
Yes, I was just about to post that. It's really...

Yes, I was just about to post that. It's really the only Amiga game I play now. (...though it's damn frustrating. I call it "The Shortages" because you always end up having shortages of some...
Forum: News 17 October 2018, 16:09
Replies: 469
Views: 65,423
Posted By mr_a500
No, the Amiga 1000 has Mitsumi mechanical type 2...

No, the Amiga 1000 has Mitsumi mechanical type 2 switches (https://deskthority.net/wiki/Mitsumi_standard_mechanical).
Forum: News 17 October 2018, 15:17
Replies: 469
Views: 65,423
Posted By mr_a500
This is pretty frigging awesome! Great work,...

This is pretty frigging awesome! Great work, kipper2k. :)

With a drop in Cherry MX A500 keyboard, I could finally have doubleshot spherical keycaps on my A500! This is something I've dreamed about...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 19 December 2014, 18:10
Replies: 0
Views: 908
Posted By mr_a500
Scanline flicker when moving between interlaced and non-interlaced WB screens

Can you provide detailed step-by-step instructions on how to easily reproduce?[/QUOTE]

This is also easily reproduced. Open Workbench in highres interlaced (I'm using NTSC). Open another screen...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 19 December 2014, 18:00
Replies: 1,345
Views: 354,601
Posted By mr_a500
I haven't managed to reproduce it, but it is of...

I haven't managed to reproduce it, but it is of course possible I just haven't tried long enough. Does it happen fairly soon after Workbench starts? Does it happen with a stock Workbench...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 12 May 2014, 01:42
Replies: 1,345
Views: 354,601
Posted By mr_a500
(mouse problem) I start Workbench and move...

(mouse problem)

I start Workbench and move the pointer up and down. The pointer randomly stops at a random vertical position, as if it has reached the screen border. There's no problem with...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 05 May 2014, 18:12
Replies: 1,345
Views: 354,601
Posted By mr_a500
Awesome. It finally works properly with multiple...

Awesome. It finally works properly with multiple OSX desktops when in fullscreen mode. (used to minimize to dock when switching, forcing you to re-maximize)

It feels so "Amiga-like" to be able to...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 March 2014, 14:54
Replies: 26
Views: 5,761
Posted By mr_a500
Can you please add that option to disable...

Can you please add that option to disable creation of .uaem files? I just searched my hard drive and found and deleted 46,857 .uaem files!
Forum: support.FS-UAE 19 December 2013, 19:27
Replies: 1,345
Views: 354,601
Posted By mr_a500
I'm sure it's some kind of new protection crap....

I'm sure it's some kind of new protection crap. Apple is doing some really stupid things with OSX lately.

Example: I edited some Applescript files and ran them from another program, but it kept...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 18 December 2013, 23:22
Replies: 1,345
Views: 354,601
Posted By mr_a500
Thanks for the update. I noticed double clicking...

Thanks for the update. I noticed double clicking on config files still opens Default.fs-uae instead of the config you click on. Is a fix for that coming?
Forum: support.FS-UAE 27 November 2013, 15:07
Replies: 31
Views: 5,573
Posted By mr_a500
With Ctrl+F10, I get a stable 60 for EMU and (an...

With Ctrl+F10, I get a stable 60 for EMU and (an eventually stable) 30 for SYS. In native (non-retina) 2880x1800, I get stable 60 for EMU and 60 for SYS. With video sync off, retina mode is the same...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 26 November 2013, 14:31
Replies: 26
Views: 5,761
Posted By mr_a500
I thought when these were implemented that there...

I thought when these were implemented that there would be an option to turn them off.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 25 November 2013, 18:50
Replies: 31
Views: 5,573
Posted By mr_a500
So you switch using the F12 menu? I saw both...

So you switch using the F12 menu? I saw both Mouse and "PS/2 to USB Converter" (my attached trackball) and I switched to the PS/2, but mouse movement doesn't improve much. It's still "drunken". I had...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 25 November 2013, 10:49
Replies: 31
Views: 5,573
Posted By mr_a500
Yes, when starting non-scaled 2880x1800 the mouse...

Yes, when starting non-scaled 2880x1800 the mouse seems fine. It's probably automatic mouse scaling. In the older pre-SDL2, this doesn't happen in HiDPI mode. It's definitely only in the SDL2.


...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 24 November 2013, 23:00
Replies: 31
Views: 5,573
Posted By mr_a500
You can move the pointer everywhere now, but it's...

You can move the pointer everywhere now, but it's very loose and there's a lag. It's not very precise. It makes me queasy - feels as if trying to move the mouse while drunk. (and I'm not drunk at the...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 24 November 2013, 16:01
Replies: 31
Views: 5,573
Posted By mr_a500
Yes! That fixed it. Edit: Oh wait... I was...

Yes! That fixed it.

Edit: Oh wait... I was only checking for graphical corruption and there is none - but mouse movement is totally screwed up. You can't move the pointer past certain spots and...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 24 November 2013, 01:54
Replies: 31
Views: 5,573
Posted By mr_a500
I found a hack (RDM) that allows retina MacBook...

I found a hack (RDM) that allows retina MacBook Pro to use native 2880x1800 and I can confirm that there is no graphical corruption when using "non-retina" (not re-scaled) modes.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 November 2013, 20:31
Replies: 31
Views: 5,573
Posted By mr_a500
This is what happens on my retina MacBook Pro...

This is what happens on my retina MacBook Pro (set to effective 1920x1200) when toggling fullscreen mode. (see attachement showing graphical corruption above and to the right of main screen)

I had...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 18 November 2013, 19:22
Replies: 43
Views: 18,458
Posted By mr_a500
I had this problem with my new Mac and it was...

I had this problem with my new Mac and it was caused by permissions. Try: chmod a+rw /dev/disk1

It worked for me.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 12 November 2013, 20:49
Replies: 1,345
Views: 354,601
Posted By mr_a500
Is there a way to start with cursor as default...

Is there a way to start with cursor as default and easily toggle to joystick when needed?

Edit: I see it starts cursor as default with "joystick_port_1 = nothing" and I can still use the menu to...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 12 November 2013, 20:41
Replies: 1,345
Views: 354,601
Posted By mr_a500
But I want to use arrow keys as both cursor and...

But I want to use arrow keys as both cursor and joystick.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 12 November 2013, 20:17
Replies: 1,345
Views: 354,601
Posted By mr_a500
Yes, I'm on 10.9. Can you further...

Yes, I'm on 10.9.



Can you further explain this "right way"? If I leave everything as default, I don't have working cursor keys in Workbench. If I remove the keyboard.ini, I have cursor keys in...
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