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Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 23:54
Replies: 52
Views: 4,852
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Well I have to say with all of the recent...

Well I have to say with all of the recent developments in the Amiga world, this is probably one of the coolest if not the coolest. I could see myself buying a board to populate as availability of...
Forum: News 14 August 2018, 23:58
Replies: 50
Views: 5,001
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Well I'll be damned! That IS cool! Does it have...

Well I'll be damned! That IS cool! Does it have it's own RAM? If not what's the speed like? Can it still use the USB and network function?
Forum: News 14 August 2018, 04:18
Replies: 50
Views: 5,001
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Yeah Sonnet PCI cards are several hundred dollars...

Yeah Sonnet PCI cards are several hundred dollars on eBay, I think you can drop the "cheap" out of your title :D
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2018, 07:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,695
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Legend of Valour is a game that inspired the...

Legend of Valour is a game that inspired the whole "The Elder Scrolls" franchise. I loved LoV. Rest in peace.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 October 2017, 05:11
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Tom Petty passed away today

Troubadour, band-leader, gifted musician who worked with an endless catalog of other gifted musicians for decades. We've lost a great talent.

Of note to Amiga users, the video for "Jammin' Me".
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Forum: Amiga scene 04 August 2017, 00:02
Replies: 332
Views: 47,350
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Note: I still think this thing is very very cool....

Note: I still think this thing is very very cool. Just wish there were 3000/4000 versions too.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 August 2017, 00:01
Replies: 332
Views: 47,350
Posted By b0lt-thrower
3000/4000 series owners get shafted. Sigh.

3000/4000 series owners get shafted. Sigh.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 July 2017, 03:19
Replies: 238
Views: 14,820
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Ahh, OK, see I thought it was a case of the first...

Ahh, OK, see I thought it was a case of the first video being the earliest release of the SoftFPU and the second being a newer revision. My bad.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2017, 23:08
Replies: 238
Views: 14,820
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Jaw. On. Floor. Wow, they've really got...

Jaw. On. Floor.

Wow, they've really got it tightened up.

Time for some Quake demos! :D
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2017, 22:32
Replies: 238
Views: 14,820
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Great news about the advances on FPU development!...

Great news about the advances on FPU development! I wonder what it's speed is like vs. the raw 68k speed of the Vampire CPU core itself.
Forum: Hardware pics 29 June 2017, 00:36
Replies: 7
Views: 2,208
Posted By b0lt-thrower
You know, it amazes me how just a little extra...

You know, it amazes me how just a little extra RAM in an Amiga 1200 can speed the thing up. When I first got mine and saw how...pokey...it was compared to my A500 with AdSpeed and 3mb RAM I was very...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 June 2017, 21:52
Replies: 238
Views: 14,820
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Hey, you could show off raytracers, 3d rendering...

Hey, you could show off raytracers, 3d rendering software, quake and quake twOH...no...no, I don't guess you could do any of that could you.
Forum: Amiga scene 27 June 2017, 21:41
Replies: 238
Views: 14,820
Posted By b0lt-thrower
"Take THAT, twenty-five years ago!"

"Take THAT, twenty-five years ago!"
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2017, 20:27
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Notional question: USB webcam on Amiga?

Just curious if there's a baseline driver available for USB camera input on the Amiga. I mean, like a logitech webcam, not still camera.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2017, 20:23
Replies: 26
Views: 754
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Oh and on the issue of an A1200...with the caveat...

Oh and on the issue of an A1200...with the caveat that I had an A1200...I liked the A1200...I wouldn't go with a tower solution. Too many failure points, plus timing issues on various board...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2017, 20:21
Replies: 26
Views: 754
Posted By b0lt-thrower
A4000 + Mediator 4000Di, + lots of cards and a...

A4000 + Mediator 4000Di, + lots of cards and a nice fat accelerator (maybe even a blizzard upgraded to 300 or 350mhz if you can swing it).

If you go with a USB solution regardless of Mediator +...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 May 2017, 00:02
Replies: 4,059
Views: 354,110
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Is it just an edge connector replacement that...

Is it just an edge connector replacement that uses the easier-to-find PCI form factor or is it an actual PCI slot? I'm guessing it's the former.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 May 2017, 17:06
Replies: 14
Views: 2,823
Posted By b0lt-thrower
WinUAE

WinUAE
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2017, 17:57
Replies: 120
Views: 9,878
Posted By b0lt-thrower
I definitely HAD to use my 1200 (and before that...

I definitely HAD to use my 1200 (and before that my 500) as productivity machines: an A2000 was two grand in 1980, and an A3000 (and later 4000) were insanely expensive. The 4000 and 4000t were (in...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 April 2017, 06:40
Replies: 120
Views: 9,878
Posted By b0lt-thrower
I was; I wanted an inexpensive productivity...

I was; I wanted an inexpensive productivity machine, not a games machine, and to see the games I did play actually run slower on the stock A1200 I bought versus the expanded A500 I'd sold to finance...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 July 2016, 21:09
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Sorry for the slightly off-topic ask...C64 Super Chameleon question.

Basically is this: are they all gone? Did I miss the boat completely?:confused
Forum: Amiga scene 29 June 2016, 21:19
Replies: 162
Views: 10,926
Posted By b0lt-thrower
You mean m68k BSD? :)

You mean m68k BSD? :)
Forum: Amiga scene 26 June 2016, 06:54
Replies: 13
Views: 2,778
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Yeah someone said a few years back they had lunch...

Yeah someone said a few years back they had lunch with Dellert and asked him about that and he said bluntly he'd sell them the plans for $250,000
Forum: Amiga scene 05 June 2016, 19:07
Replies: 71
Views: 13,105
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Falcon, and mission disks. Flight of the...

Falcon, and mission disks. Flight of the Intruder.
Forum: Hardware mods 01 June 2016, 23:54
Replies: 221
Views: 43,053
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Nah. Flash drive sizes are growing, USB3 makes...

Nah. Flash drive sizes are growing, USB3 makes 'em as fast as an external HDD, speaking of which I've got like 9tb worth here on the desktop (monthly backups), if anything it's growing. But as to...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 June 2016, 21:33
Replies: 221
Views: 43,053
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Pity about the USB. I despise all floppies and...

Pity about the USB. I despise all floppies and CD-ROMs. Useless crap nowadays. However, I'm more likely to get a stand alone whatever-the-heck board with the Apollo core than dig up an old Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2016, 04:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Amiga 1200 spotted in SUPERHOT

SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT. SUPER. HOT.

http://imgur.com/a/w3pR8

I didn't stop to look and see if there was a floppy slot. I didn't have the time. And I had all...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 February 2016, 00:42
Replies: 736
Views: 116,226
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Insofar as when I dabble with the Amiga for...

Insofar as when I dabble with the Amiga for matters of speed it's via WinUAE at full throttle, watching this thing develop pleases me to no end. Although I doubt the possibility it would be...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 January 2016, 03:43
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Don't forget the non-functional lone PCI slot.

Don't forget the non-functional lone PCI slot.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 January 2016, 02:44
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By b0lt-thrower
It's brand new - if you're a FB subscriber to...

It's brand new - if you're a FB subscriber to him, you get it a day early. Patreon viewers get it a couple days earlier than that.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 January 2016, 01:38
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Amiga Walker gets a mention on Lazy Game Reviews!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqyoO4eajXo

Good stuff - check it out!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2016, 07:16
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By b0lt-thrower
In the README for this he calls it a "warm up". ...

In the README for this he calls it a "warm up". Let's hope he's got more hellish fun planned!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2016, 20:58
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By b0lt-thrower
New DOOM level from John Romero

Okay, Amigans, get to playing!

(And people wonder why DOOM is still relevant these days)

http://www.pcgamer.com/john-romero-has-just-released-a-new-doom-wad/
Forum: Amiga scene 06 October 2015, 08:55
Replies: 78
Views: 13,108
Posted By b0lt-thrower
You would be very, very surprised.

You would be very, very surprised.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2015, 08:58
Replies: 2,865
Views: 263,478
Posted By b0lt-thrower
I think this is great; but aren't the Sonnet...

I think this is great; but aren't the Sonnet cards as scarce as hen's teeth?
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 July 2015, 07:53
Replies: 627
Views: 86,493
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Excellent. Thank you for the answer.

Excellent. Thank you for the answer.
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 July 2015, 19:44
Replies: 627
Views: 86,493
Posted By b0lt-thrower
What's the maximum RAM that you can assign the...

What's the maximum RAM that you can assign the virtual bridgeboard, Toni? Is it still whatever the physical limit was on the actual hardware back then (iirc 16mb)?
Forum: News 23 July 2015, 20:18
Replies: 18
Views: 4,333
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Deluxe Paint source code released

http://www.computerhistory.org/_static/atchm/electronic-arts-deluxepaint-early-source-code/

Thought some here might find this interesting.:)
Forum: News 28 June 2015, 18:44
Replies: 158
Views: 34,915
Posted By b0lt-thrower
Maybe the thread should be renamed GIGAHERTZ...

Maybe the thread should be renamed GIGAHERTZ MEETS BRICK WALL!

:laughing
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 April 2015, 00:00
Replies: 165
Views: 35,106
Posted By b0lt-thrower
de Nada. I might, if I were you, mirror the...

de Nada. I might, if I were you, mirror the contents locally; this is one of those things that might die on the vine due to neglect (which is no insult meant to DFX if they're still actively...
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