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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 February 2014, 18:15
Replies: 269
Views: 24,284
Posted By Chuckles
Or two, for that matter ...

Or two, for that matter ...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 July 2012, 19:28
Replies: 116
Views: 8,792
Posted By Chuckles
I haven't checked all the posts, but from what...

I haven't checked all the posts, but from what I've seen so far I guess I'm at least older than most here. I'm 57, and bought my first Amiga when the 500 came out.
Forum: Member Introductions 11 January 2012, 01:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By Chuckles
And a big "Howdy" right back at you, from a...

And a big "Howdy" right back at you, from a fellow Texan who's been living in Kansas City for the past 9+ years now. The folks up here seem to think that they're the only ones who know what BBQ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2012, 16:13
Replies: 33
Views: 35,034
Posted By Chuckles
Add Another World to the list.

Add Another World to the list.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2011, 20:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By Chuckles
The sound capabilities of the IIGS were actually...

The sound capabilities of the IIGS were actually quite good, though I never could figure out why the machine had only mono sound output right out of the box. You could add stereo output with a third...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 August 2011, 05:53
Replies: 34
Views: 4,883
Posted By Chuckles
Without any shadow of a doubt, WinUAE is THE most...

Without any shadow of a doubt, WinUAE is THE most impressive emulator of any platform that I have ever seen, and it has advanced by leaps and bounds from the first versions I ever used (before Toni...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 May 2011, 18:39
Replies: 50
Views: 9,383
Posted By Chuckles
There are a number of different HDV images posted...

There are a number of different HDV images posted there, and I believe the one that I found it on was the "Board Games and RPGs" volume. Search for the CFFA review, and you'll find links to all of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2011, 22:45
Replies: 50
Views: 9,383
Posted By Chuckles
Actually, that's not quite true. I purchased a...

Actually, that's not quite true. I purchased a copy of the game a few years ago, before Joe's passing. Since that time, I've noticed that a copy of it is installed on one of the set of 32mb hard...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2011, 09:24
Replies: 12
Views: 3,258
Posted By Chuckles
Battle Chess was one I used a null modem cable...

Battle Chess was one I used a null modem cable with to allow my A500 to play against my A1000.
Forum: project.EAB 01 May 2011, 17:15
Replies: 36
Views: 7,174
Posted By Chuckles
An iPhone app would be great. The full site...

An iPhone app would be great. The full site works well on an iPad, but it isn't as easy to navigate on the iPhone.
Forum: project.EAB 11 March 2011, 06:33
Replies: 59
Views: 5,775
Posted By Chuckles
Wow! 10 years! I joined in February, 2002 and...

Wow! 10 years! I joined in February, 2002 and didn't realize that EAB was as young as it was at that point. As I recall it was a VERY active place even then, and it remains THE best place I know...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 March 2011, 00:59
Replies: 12
Views: 2,231
Posted By Chuckles
I remember those! I knew one of the engineers at...

I remember those! I knew one of the engineers at MicroBotics who bought one to use for his A500, and he was pretty pleased with it. The main advantage was simply that it gave you slots that you...
Forum: request.Apps 07 March 2011, 07:11
Replies: 189
Views: 43,361
Posted By Chuckles
True enough, but the geek in me gets a bit of a...

True enough, but the geek in me gets a bit of a kick out of things like this. Running an Apple II emulator from within a Mac emulator running under WinUAE is far from the simplest way to emulate the...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 20 February 2011, 05:13
Replies: 8
Views: 2,964
Posted By Chuckles
Nice start, and the "Workbench on a Browser" post...

Nice start, and the "Workbench on a Browser" post will very likely provide the nudge I need to install Chrome on the new laptop I'm posting this from, as it didn't seem to like IE at all. Stick with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2011, 17:29
Replies: 50
Views: 9,383
Posted By Chuckles
I have a couple of IIGS systems, and a few Amiga...

I have a couple of IIGS systems, and a few Amiga systems, and I honestly don't think it would be accurate to describe the IIGS as more powerful than the Amiga either graphically or sonically, but it...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 December 2010, 09:13
Replies: 191
Views: 22,181
Posted By Chuckles
I cut my teeth on mini's prior to the...

I cut my teeth on mini's prior to the introduction of any sort of personal computers whatsoever, so my own noob/lamer moments tend to be limited to things such as running a program on a mainframe...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2010, 23:03
Replies: 60
Views: 14,553
Posted By Chuckles
My first computer was an Apple II+, and I...

My first computer was an Apple II+, and I switched over to the Amiga shortly after the A500 came out in the US. At the time that the IIGS first came out, its price was prohibitively high relative to...
Forum: request.Apps 31 August 2010, 15:54
Replies: 16
Views: 3,433
Posted By Chuckles
For anyone that has the glasses but not the disk...

For anyone that has the glasses but not the disk that came with it, that disk would be useful. It has the software that I referred to that would allow you to create stereo images from a pair of...
Forum: request.Apps 30 August 2010, 05:31
Replies: 16
Views: 3,433
Posted By Chuckles
I'm sure I have the stuff I did around somewhere,...

I'm sure I have the stuff I did around somewhere, though it might take a while to find it. I'll try to locate it when I get a chance, and will post it to the Zone. In the meantime, I seem to have a...
Forum: request.Apps 27 August 2010, 00:23
Replies: 16
Views: 3,433
Posted By Chuckles
The software that came with the glasses as I...

The software that came with the glasses as I recall also includes a program that will allow you to combine a pair of appropriate images into a stereo image that you can view with the glasses. I used...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 August 2010, 06:40
Replies: 60
Views: 6,190
Posted By Chuckles
I was rather fond of Floyd from Planetfall,...

I was rather fond of Floyd from Planetfall, though that wasn't strictly an Amiga game. Couldn't have won the game without his help.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 August 2010, 00:45
Replies: 14
Views: 2,885
Posted By Chuckles
The use of shutter glasses with the Amiga goes...

The use of shutter glasses with the Amiga goes way back. The X-Specs glasses worked fine, but there wasn't much software that supported them. The game "Space Spuds" that shipped with the glasses...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 12 June 2010, 00:26
Replies: 22
Views: 2,978
Posted By Chuckles
Nice work, as always!

Nice work, as always!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2010, 19:00
Replies: 74
Views: 4,812
Posted By Chuckles
For me it was Pong at a bar in my first year of...

For me it was Pong at a bar in my first year of college in 1973, so that would be 37 years ago.
Forum: Member Introductions 05 March 2010, 20:34
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By Chuckles
Can't say for sure since ages aren't displayed...

Can't say for sure since ages aren't displayed for everyone who has posted in this thread, but for those whose ages are displayed - let's just say we've got a new winner!
Forum: project.aGTW 11 October 2008, 04:32
Replies: 51
Views: 9,336
Posted By Chuckles
Thumbs up Being an American, seeing prices in Euros always...

Being an American, seeing prices in Euros always throws me a bit off, since I don't generally have any reason to follow the exchange rates. However, assuming that once it's been translated to US...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 September 2008, 03:39
Replies: 37
Views: 2,773
Posted By Chuckles
I'm not familiar with Ready 2 Rumble, so I can't...

I'm not familiar with Ready 2 Rumble, so I can't compare it to Fight Night. Fight Night is one of the EA series of sports games though, with a career mode as well as the ability to take on a lot of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2008, 03:01
Replies: 37
Views: 2,773
Posted By Chuckles
Besides those already mentioned, I'd add these: ...

Besides those already mentioned, I'd add these:

Fight Night 2004 (Boxing with a very intuitive interface - later versions may also be available)

Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy (just you and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 July 2008, 07:27
Replies: 30
Views: 2,170
Posted By Chuckles
As far as the Infocom games go, personally I'd...

As far as the Infocom games go, personally I'd recommend Zork 1 - 3, and the Enchanter series (Enchanter, Sorcerer and Spellbreaker). The puzzles in the Enchanter series are probably more...
Forum: Hardware pics 11 July 2008, 05:04
Replies: 16
Views: 1,775
Posted By Chuckles
What sort of adapter is that, if I might ask? ...

What sort of adapter is that, if I might ask? Not sure whether I'd want to mod my A1000 or not to add one, but one never knows unless one knows what options are available.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 July 2008, 07:13
Replies: 86
Views: 6,486
Posted By Chuckles
The A1000 gets my vote, by a wide margin. :great...

The A1000 gets my vote, by a wide margin. :great

The small desktop footprint and the hideaway keyboard make it sort of blend in to its environment neatly, and in general, it just looks a lot less...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 December 2007, 23:15
Replies: 29
Views: 2,492
Posted By Chuckles
We at least do speak English here, though we've...

We at least do speak English here, though we've chosen to eliminate some of the extras such as the letter "u" in the word "color". KC is actually a bit more centrally located than Ohio, but it's...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 December 2007, 01:34
Replies: 29
Views: 2,492
Posted By Chuckles
Must be a very old song! ;)

Must be a very old song! ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 05 December 2007, 05:11
Replies: 29
Views: 2,492
Posted By Chuckles
I wanna lurk too! As a native Texan, I'll gladly...

I wanna lurk too! As a native Texan, I'll gladly take any excuse I can find to take a trip back home. The Texas BBQ is pretty much reason alone, though the folks here in Kansas City seem to think...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 January 2007, 20:30
Replies: 26
Views: 3,797
Posted By Chuckles
Well, that's interesting but I tend to believe...

Well, that's interesting but I tend to believe that the website is simply wrong. I've just done some searching to try to verify this, and the closest I got was finding one place that said that the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 December 2006, 18:24
Replies: 26
Views: 3,797
Posted By Chuckles
Pre-emptive multitasking OS's on the big boxes...

Pre-emptive multitasking OS's on the big boxes have been around for a very long time, and were sometimes also referred to as "time sharing" systems. The first programming job I ever had (in 1976)...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 08 December 2006, 23:14
Replies: 1
Views: 1,166
Posted By Chuckles
If I recall correctly, this is one of the games...

If I recall correctly, this is one of the games that I submitted a dump of, though whether it was THE dump that the release came from or not, I of course couldn't say. Since I'm in the US, it would...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 September 2006, 05:56
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By Chuckles
Unless you're running a prehistoric version of...

Unless you're running a prehistoric version of WinUAE, select "RAM" in the GUI's settings panel, and all shall become abundantly clear.
Forum: support.WinFellow 26 August 2006, 02:02
Replies: 6
Views: 6,082
Posted By Chuckles
If the way that WinFellow goes about providing...

If the way that WinFellow goes about providing the list of allowed resolutions is similar to the way that WinUAE does it, then that should provide an answer. I've used Powerstrip for a long time to...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 August 2006, 19:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,839
Posted By Chuckles
ADF Opus also allows you to convert images back...

ADF Opus also allows you to convert images back and forth between ADF and ADZ in batch mode. It has a reasonably nice GUI, and allows you to browse the contents of unprotected disk images, including...
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