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Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2021, 23:19
Replies: 38
Views: 1,614
Posted By Firthy2002
If you want to run CD games or use Amiga CD-ROMs...

If you want to run CD games or use Amiga CD-ROMs (magazine discs and some compilation discs sometimes have interesting stuff that might not be found elsewhere) then it is worth the investment.

Any...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2020, 22:41
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By Firthy2002
Clearly the drive isn't getting enough power to...

Clearly the drive isn't getting enough power to magnetise the heads during write operations. Sadly I don't know much about the electronics side of things to give you any pointers as to where you go...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 September 2020, 19:50
Replies: 330
Views: 24,982
Posted By Firthy2002
I know what you mean. If I was ever in the...

I know what you mean. If I was ever in the position to fulfil my dream of owning an A4000T, for sure I would upgrade it to an 060 if it didn't already have one.

But I'm not interested in, say, a...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 September 2020, 19:38
Replies: 655
Views: 122,926
Posted By Firthy2002
As far as I can tell, 040 cards for the A1200...

As far as I can tell, 040 cards for the A1200 didn't come on the market until 1995.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 29 September 2020, 22:50
Replies: 2
Views: 1,595
Posted By Firthy2002
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Amiga scene 29 September 2020, 22:43
Replies: 655
Views: 122,926
Posted By Firthy2002
Back in the 90s I gave Doom a go on the A1200 we...

Back in the 90s I gave Doom a go on the A1200 we had then with an Apollo 030 and 8MB Fast RAM using ADoom. It was playable but not the greatest experience.

If you could rewrite the Doom source in...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 September 2020, 17:45
Replies: 330
Views: 24,982
Posted By Firthy2002
In a way it's bad for us that the 68060 never...

In a way it's bad for us that the 68060 never made it into Apple Macs as standard or as an upgrade. We'd probably not be suffering the supply issues that make new 060 accelerators a difficult...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 29 September 2020, 00:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,595
Posted By Firthy2002
[Found: Rush Hour] Traffic light game, think it was PD

Hi everyone I am looking for a traffic light game but can't remember what it was called.

All I can remember is that it was a PD game and used music by Pink/Abyss in-game.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 September 2020, 23:42
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Firthy2002
Could be an issue with Gayle.

Could be an issue with Gayle.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2020, 23:42
Replies: 41
Views: 1,931
Posted By Firthy2002
Just a wild shot, have you tried it without the...

Just a wild shot, have you tried it without the GVP board?
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2020, 16:57
Replies: 41
Views: 1,931
Posted By Firthy2002
I was just about to suggest that there could be...

I was just about to suggest that there could be some kind of delay setting which needs to be altered.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2020, 22:38
Replies: 41
Views: 1,931
Posted By Firthy2002
Can you see the drive if you access Early Startup...

Can you see the drive if you access Early Startup Control on KS 2?
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2020, 21:08
Replies: 41
Views: 1,931
Posted By Firthy2002
How soon after cold boot do you reset? Is it...

How soon after cold boot do you reset? Is it affected by which version of KS you boot with?
Forum: support.Other 28 August 2020, 23:28
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Firthy2002
There were some one off specials as mentioned...

There were some one off specials as mentioned above.

If you were technical enough, some games that came on AmigaDOS formatted disks but didn't include an installer could be made to work from a...
Forum: support.Other 28 August 2020, 22:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,902
Posted By Firthy2002
I have a high density drive in my A1200. Ejecting...

I have a high density drive in my A1200. Ejecting disks is a bit fiddly though due to the eject button being standard and the A1200 case being moulded for the included floppy drive which has a unique...
Forum: support.Other 28 August 2020, 22:44
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By Firthy2002
What sort of display are you using?

What sort of display are you using?
Forum: support.Hardware 25 August 2020, 12:51
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Firthy2002
Derringer supports up to 32MB. Predecessor the...

Derringer supports up to 32MB. Predecessor the Mega-Midget supports up to 8MB.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2020, 18:56
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By Firthy2002
If all you want to do is play games, a Blizzard...

If all you want to do is play games, a Blizzard 1230-IV with 128MB will serve you well. It will give you a good speed boost and enough RAM to comfortably run most games. I wouldn't even bother with...
Forum: support.Games 17 August 2019, 23:36
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Firthy2002
My cousin had this coverdisk. Unfortunately he...

My cousin had this coverdisk. Unfortunately he sold his A500 before I could grab any of the disks he had.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 August 2019, 23:30
Replies: 158
Views: 44,313
Posted By Firthy2002
Back in the day it was First Computers down...

Back in the day it was First Computers down Armley. We bought quite a bit from them over the years. I remember playing with the store demo A4000 and wishing one was coming home with us.

They shut...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 March 2015, 15:19
Replies: 601
Views: 91,761
Posted By Firthy2002
Syndicate Wars could have been doable on the...

Syndicate Wars could have been doable on the Amiga.
Would not have played so well on stock A1200/CD32 but 030+ could have handled it I think.
Forum: News 19 February 2015, 15:41
Replies: 115
Views: 24,260
Posted By Firthy2002
More vapourware...at least Jens comes up with the...

More vapourware...at least Jens comes up with the goods when he announces them!
Forum: News 19 February 2015, 13:13
Replies: 46
Views: 11,774
Posted By Firthy2002
I remember messing around with a demo version of...

I remember messing around with a demo version of OSSv1 back in the day.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 February 2015, 16:26
Replies: 68
Views: 11,783
Posted By Firthy2002
I always regretted selling my first A1200 back in...

I always regretted selling my first A1200 back in 2001.
Escom edition with '030 accelerator, 8MB Fast RAM (IIRC), Squirrel SCSI, CD-ROM and external floppy drive.

Current A1200 still lacks an...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 April 2010, 01:50
Replies: 115
Views: 12,032
Posted By Firthy2002
Argh I can't get the time off work! ...

Argh I can't get the time off work!

Damn...:scream
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2010, 03:00
Replies: 87
Views: 15,290
Posted By Firthy2002
Bad Influence was ace. Surprised there's not a...

Bad Influence was ace. Surprised there's not a torrent floating around out there.
Never did record the datablasts though!

I remember Violet Berlin's occasional columns on Teletext's Digitizer too!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2010, 02:44
Replies: 198
Views: 21,041
Posted By Firthy2002
Lots of pirate Miggy games from Pontefract Market...

Lots of pirate Miggy games from Pontefract Market back in the day...

Majority of our PS1 games were/are copies from a shop called "Complete Computers/ing" in Pudsey. It had the facade of being...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2010, 01:14
Replies: 74
Views: 5,731
Posted By Firthy2002
Played on other peoples computers/consoles from...

Played on other peoples computers/consoles from about '87 onwards, became a regular gamer when we got the A500+ in '91.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2010, 00:33
Replies: 36
Views: 3,255
Posted By Firthy2002
At the moment I own just one of the games on my...

At the moment I own just one of the games on my WinUAE hard disk image.

When I eventually get a real Miggy again, I'll start (re)building an originals collection.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2010, 00:31
Replies: 4,543
Views: 927,895
Posted By Firthy2002
Got almost 2 weeks off work after tomorrow so...

Got almost 2 weeks off work after tomorrow so will be starting something big, some kind of adventure/RPG/4X game, as part of my "downtime".
Forum: Amiga scene 20 March 2010, 01:59
Replies: 115
Views: 12,032
Posted By Firthy2002
Oooh. Hopefully I can get the time off work!

Oooh.

Hopefully I can get the time off work!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2010, 16:12
Replies: 1,047
Views: 163,872
Posted By Firthy2002
Nice setup you have there Anemos.

Nice setup you have there Anemos.
Forum: support.Games 19 March 2010, 02:59
Replies: 12
Views: 2,244
Posted By Firthy2002
I had blue disk version, don't think it worked on...

I had blue disk version, don't think it worked on my A1200 either, IIRC.
Forum: support.Games 19 March 2010, 02:56
Replies: 0
Views: 853
Posted By Firthy2002
Links on a HD = validation headache

Back when I was a real Miggy owner, we had Links (with just Bountiful).

Now I liked the game a lot (although I wish we had the extra course data disks!), but 9/10 after playing and a subsequent...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2010, 01:51
Replies: 1,047
Views: 163,872
Posted By Firthy2002
My games room still does not exist just yet.

My games room still does not exist just yet.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2010, 01:49
Replies: 6,527
Views: 1,296,352
Posted By Firthy2002
LOL yeah I meant the Alfadata one, think ours...

LOL yeah I meant the Alfadata one, think ours eventually ended up on the A1200 and sold with it after many years on the A500+, at least I can't remember it dying on us if it did.

Probably one of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2010, 01:31
Replies: 6,527
Views: 1,296,352
Posted By Firthy2002
LOL I used to have the same mouse as Powerpie for...

LOL I used to have the same mouse as Powerpie for a while!
Forum: MarketPlace 16 March 2010, 19:28
Replies: 89
Views: 4,839
Posted By Firthy2002
Regardless of how you or I personally feel about...

Regardless of how you or I personally feel about it, at the end of the day he is flogging pirated copyrighted software without permission.
Forum: MarketPlace 16 March 2010, 17:23
Replies: 51
Views: 5,056
Posted By Firthy2002
Charity shops in Leeds never seem to have cool...

Charity shops in Leeds never seem to have cool stuff, although Bramley PDSA did have some Master System games (boxed) a while back, passed them up as I was (and still am) not a Master System owner.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2010, 01:55
Replies: 71
Views: 11,163
Posted By Firthy2002
I've yet to find a PC gamepad with a decent...

I've yet to find a PC gamepad with a decent D-pad, the best thing seems to be to use a classic controller from another system with an adaptor.
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