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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 May 2017, 13:29
Replies: 477
Views: 121,973
Posted By JonSick
I thought I'd post this here... spot the vintage...

I thought I'd post this here... spot the vintage Amiga logo. Still living strong in 2017!

http://i.imgur.com/GQGERza.jpg
Forum: Amiga scene 23 March 2017, 13:07
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By JonSick
Well it really depends what you mean by read the...

Well it really depends what you mean by read the disk OK.

If you're talking about the other workbench disks, then these aren't bootable. As in you put them in, they won't "boot", they're only...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 December 2016, 10:55
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By JonSick
What a fantastic idea... freeze spray. I'm...

What a fantastic idea... freeze spray.

I'm nicking that one!
Forum: support.Apps 08 December 2016, 14:50
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By JonSick
Great advice all round, thanks people! I didn't...

Great advice all round, thanks people! I didn't think to just go straight for ADF'ing the disks first. That's a good shout!

I'll hit on that one first once I'm happy the floppy drive is definitely...
Forum: support.Apps 08 December 2016, 12:56
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By JonSick
Ah yes... I forgot that Wordworth can save as...

Ah yes... I forgot that Wordworth can save as RTF.

I think that the disks are Wordworth Outlines disks so technically should boot into Wordworth directly. Hopefully. I'm just waiting on a new...
Forum: support.Apps 08 December 2016, 11:33
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By JonSick
Old Digita Wordworth files

So, I have finally come across some floppies with some of my old Wordworth documents on there. At least I presume they're still on there. While most will be rubbish that I don't need, I'd like to get...
Forum: News 23 December 2015, 11:19
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By JonSick
Nice! I would actually buy a physical flip...

Nice!

I would actually buy a physical flip type if it was available. Just a nudge...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 December 2015, 14:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,602
Posted By JonSick
ADFRead util

I just saw this on the UAE site.

So, just to explain to the uninitiated, if I have two floppy drives, PC formatted in one, amiga (non protected) disk in the other, I can make an ADF?

Is this...
Forum: News 22 December 2015, 11:06
Replies: 19
Views: 3,066
Posted By JonSick
Who uses virus scanners anymore?

Who uses virus scanners anymore?
Forum: News 02 September 2015, 13:08
Replies: 540
Views: 112,961
Posted By JonSick
I think the only real objection to Jens'...

I think the only real objection to Jens' purchasing format is purely reactionary given the plague of in-app purchases and pay-to-win models we've all seen. Personally I would never abide by...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2015, 17:48
Replies: 381
Views: 55,911
Posted By JonSick
10KLOC is not a reasonable argument to...

10KLOC is not a reasonable argument to open-source everything in the world ever. I'm not surprised that OS has a lower 10KLOC than proprietary simply due to the number of developers available to...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 July 2015, 16:47
Replies: 381
Views: 55,911
Posted By JonSick
Actually, that's counter to my point. The fact...

Actually, that's counter to my point. The fact that music is now a lot worse, the centralized tastemakers are now able to hold to ransom both their own incorporated artists and underground artists....
Forum: Amiga scene 13 July 2015, 14:47
Replies: 30
Views: 3,101
Posted By JonSick
Guybrush Threepwood?

Guybrush Threepwood?
Forum: Amiga scene 13 July 2015, 14:46
Replies: 381
Views: 55,911
Posted By JonSick
There is another problem with open source. ...

There is another problem with open source.

When music became something that everyone could create for minimal or no cost and nobody could make money from, the quality of it plummeted. Under the...
Forum: News 10 July 2015, 12:11
Replies: 721
Views: 129,567
Posted By JonSick
Surely if Jens added in the scandoubler, usb,...

Surely if Jens added in the scandoubler, usb, networking, etc, that would vastly inflate the cost of the replacement boards? I mean, I don't know what he's going to charge for them, but adding those...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2015, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By JonSick
Any chance you could ping me an item number? I'm...

Any chance you could ping me an item number? I'm not finding it.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2015, 22:10
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By JonSick
What's the easiest way to add CD-Rom to A1200s these days?

As the title says, really. What's the cheapest way?

Internal or external, though external is nicer if I don't have to modify my A1200 case.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 August 2013, 15:29
Replies: 127
Views: 13,300
Posted By JonSick
I did and didn't. My problem was, I'm not a...

I did and didn't.

My problem was, I'm not a gamer. I'm useless at them, always have been. So if I can't put God-mode on, I lose interest really very quickly. Example, I've never been able to get...
Forum: MarketPlace 13 August 2013, 12:16
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By JonSick
Viper 030 Accellerator 16mb with SCSI kit

I have two Amiga setups, decided I only need one so I'm parting out one of them.

I have a Viper 1230 accelerator card with 16mb on board. I also have the SCSI kit that fits onto the back of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2013, 14:26
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By JonSick
Lol. You know what, I'll get it apart and photo...

Lol. You know what, I'll get it apart and photo it up!

Busy dismantling the Amiga first.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2013, 22:32
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By JonSick
Replacing PSU in Golliath

Finally found my old Golliath PSU but the AT style PSU in the unit seems to be dead.

I have a few spare ATX PSUs hanging around. In a nutshell, it is an easy swap out?
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2013, 11:24
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By JonSick
A1200 + Apollo A1230

I recently uncovered my old A1200 and planning to do a restoration on it.

Just a quick question. I seem to remember having some stability issues from all them years ago. Is it in any way possible...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 May 2013, 20:14
Replies: 119
Views: 9,741
Posted By JonSick
Developing on retro hardware in return for sales?...

Developing on retro hardware in return for sales? Hmmm... interesting concept. I doubt it'd be a winner though!

The fact is, games that are available on Droid and iOS are barely that much better...
Forum: MarketPlace 13 April 2013, 18:05
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By JonSick
Wanted: Goliath PSU

Or anything similar.

I think mine's gone out in the dustbin, but will have to double check.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 April 2013, 19:37
Replies: 34
Views: 5,489
Posted By JonSick
I came in to chime the virtues of the XBox 360...

I came in to chime the virtues of the XBox 360 controller. I have the wireless ones and it's great.

I have one upstairs for PC gaming and two downstairs on my media PC for party games. Nothing...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 April 2013, 08:11
Replies: 1,053
Views: 327,772
Posted By JonSick
Right stuff. Amigas are prepped, got the camera...

Right stuff. Amigas are prepped, got the camera charged, will get some shopping done and post back with results!

Thanks for the feedback guys :)
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2013, 21:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By JonSick
Demolition. How did your testing go? My new...

Demolition. How did your testing go?

My new TV is showing up soon and this is playing heavy on my mind :)
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2013, 21:41
Replies: 1,053
Views: 327,772
Posted By JonSick
So, is BBlonde slightly riskier than the...

So, is BBlonde slightly riskier than the Retrobrite solution?
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2013, 13:21
Replies: 1,053
Views: 327,772
Posted By JonSick
Just to clear up a confusion (I'm about to do...

Just to clear up a confusion (I'm about to do this on my stock).

When the original recipe calls for Peroxide, I take it they don't mean BBlonde?
http://retr0bright.wikispaces.com/Retr0Bright+Gel...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 March 2013, 10:55
Replies: 140
Views: 45,313
Posted By JonSick
Blimey. I made more money selling copies of those...

Blimey. I made more money selling copies of those disks than I could use at 14 years old!

Seriously, I had to go bulk buy about 250 floppies and spend a weekend copying them all.

Sod's law, my...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2013, 20:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By JonSick
Apologies - pasted the wrong video...

Apologies - pasted the wrong video...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2013, 11:22
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By JonSick
Derp! That's got it. Cheers sir!

Derp!

That's got it. Cheers sir!
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2013, 08:43
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By JonSick
Trying to setup my CF via UAE

... and failing hard.

The problem is I can't get the CF to show up in Workbench, HD Tools, or anything.

I googled and I've tried cleaning the card with diskpart, using IDE0 and UAE as the...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 March 2013, 18:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By JonSick
I dunno... looks OK to me... ...

I dunno... looks OK to me...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJ-JkKrmZfk
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2013, 22:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By JonSick
Gesture-based gaming

OK, this isn't about retro, but why not.

Do you think systems like the Kinect, Wii and so forth have had its day?

What I like about my Amiga/SNES/PC/PS3 is the fact that you can just sit...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 March 2013, 20:41
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By JonSick
Cheaper than a ScanDoubler...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuiun-Lenkeng-LKV360-Scart-to-HDMI-Converter-Upscaler-/380199456877?pt=UK_Computing_CablesConnectors_RL&hash=item5885a7506d&nma=true&si=kw%252Ff6cygGcfFzP%252BG7gysFNJY6xA%...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2013, 17:07
Replies: 25
Views: 3,757
Posted By JonSick
The lack of trainers on WHDLoad games put me off...

The lack of trainers on WHDLoad games put me off a little.

I just bought some new floppies from Amazon and I'm happy out!
Forum: request.Music 12 March 2013, 23:33
Replies: 30
Views: 11,105
Posted By JonSick
Yep. The band didn't know about it though,...

Yep.

The band didn't know about it though, their keyboardist basically ripped it.

Don't let that sully them though, Dimmu Borgir are actually very very good!
...
Forum: request.Music 12 March 2013, 16:11
Replies: 30
Views: 11,105
Posted By JonSick
One of my favorite bands were also heavily...

One of my favorite bands were also heavily influenced by the music of Agony.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDeQI949nIA

Dimmu Borgir released it on their Stormblast album; it wasn't until years...
Forum: MarketPlace 11 March 2013, 13:56
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By JonSick
WTB: Amiga / PS2 adapter

Anyone got one kicking around they want to get rid of?
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