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Forum: support.Games 17 July 2017, 13:49
Replies: 1
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Posted By Overdoc
Heimdall 1 or 2 ? Which one to start with ?

Hello,

I have been thinking about starting to Play Heimdall, since it looks nice and I like Action adventures and RPGs, although I have not played any isometric ones, yet. (except Darkstone, which...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 February 2016, 21:26
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Overdoc
My main concern would not be only the Gary's...

My main concern would not be only the Gary's socket, but more the traces below it ?
Some of these seem to have been dissolved by the acid of the leaked battery.
I would check them with an...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 February 2016, 23:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Overdoc
Yes, basically the dongle only routes the read...

Yes, basically the dongle only routes the read line of the internal drive to the external drive's write line.
The GAL chip is there to automatically swith the dongle off/on, afaik. (normally, it is...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 February 2016, 20:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Overdoc
These later ones don't have a switch. I think...

These later ones don't have a switch.
I think the GAL automatically detects when Cyclone is run, and switches the dongle on ?
Forum: support.Hardware 16 February 2016, 17:05
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Overdoc
Thanx Scuzz. I have now checked all my X-Copy...

Thanx Scuzz.
I have now checked all my X-Copy originals, and all of them are later versions, which include the dongle in plastic case.
I have April. '93, September '93, and April '95.

Now I have...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2016, 17:36
Replies: 16
Views: 15,152
Posted By Overdoc
I am located in Vienna / Austria, and can do any...

I am located in Vienna / Austria, and can do any Commodore 8-bit (C64, C128, Plus/4, etc.) as well as Amiga 500/500+ repairs, including disc drives (re-alignment, mechanical issues).
Only have the...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 February 2016, 19:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Overdoc
X-Copy and Cyclone dongle versions - some questions

Hi,

I have some originals of X-Copy including the Cyclone hardware dongle.
Now I have been thinking about keeping only the latest version of them, but I got some questions which hopefully someone...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 November 2015, 15:35
Replies: 31
Views: 2,945
Posted By Overdoc
Sounds to me like an alignment issue. If the...

Sounds to me like an alignment issue.
If the drive is out of alignment, then from my experience it will not be able to write to the tracks correctly, so it cannot even read back disks that were...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2015, 00:16
Replies: 31
Views: 2,945
Posted By Overdoc
Hmm, are you sure the drive is not clicking, or...

Hmm, are you sure the drive is not clicking, or is it just not starting to spin once you insert a disc ?
I am asking because such intermittent disc recognization issues are a very common problem,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2015, 02:36
Replies: 26
Views: 1,962
Posted By Overdoc
There are tons and tons of games that I had to...

There are tons and tons of games that I had to give up at some point, mostly because they got very hard, or because of some point where I was not able to get past.
But in most of them I had to give...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2015, 20:35
Replies: 30
Views: 2,591
Posted By Overdoc
@ReadOnlyCat: Hehe, you would be surprised...

@ReadOnlyCat:

Hehe, you would be surprised about some complete s$%t games in my list of completed game, like for instance:
Space Ace 1 & 2
Franko - Crazy Revenge
Astate
Final Blow

It seems...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2015, 18:03
Replies: 30
Views: 2,591
Posted By Overdoc
Sorry for digging out this oooold thread, but I...

Sorry for digging out this oooold thread, but I overlooked it back then.

On my list there is:
Sword of Sodan (always failed at that wizard at the end...I must beat him one day!)
Push Over...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2015, 13:08
Replies: 223
Views: 28,534
Posted By Overdoc
@Hugo: The tracks are different from level...

@Hugo:

The tracks are different from level to level, but always the same when you start a new game, so it seems they are fixed, and not generated. I created some sort of map where I noted down...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2015, 01:21
Replies: 223
Views: 28,534
Posted By Overdoc
Hey Hippoonios, Just want to say you really...

Hey Hippoonios,

Just want to say you really do a GREAT job with all those Amiga longplays! (just like Monty does with C64 longplays)
I have watched many of them, especially games where I got...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 October 2015, 17:40
Replies: 94
Views: 10,071
Posted By Overdoc
I thought the Amiga 600 was a shitty small verson...

I thought the Amiga 600 was a shitty small verson Amiga 500 when it came out, being very incompatible with many games because of Kickstart 2.0
2.5" harddisks were still quite expensive at that time,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 September 2015, 17:40
Replies: 43
Views: 3,732
Posted By Overdoc
Ok, I digged out my old maps for Dungeon Master...

Ok, I digged out my old maps for Dungeon Master and Black Crypt yesterday, after about 15 years for DM, and 10 years for Black Crypt.... ;)
DM maps go up to level 8, so that seems to be where we...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2015, 16:58
Replies: 43
Views: 3,732
Posted By Overdoc
Thanks again for all your input. Unfortunately,...

Thanks again for all your input.
Unfortunately, it makes my decision even more difficult ;)

Maybe I forgot to mention that I liked Abandoned Places 1 the most. It has great dungeons and real time...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2015, 14:02
Replies: 43
Views: 3,732
Posted By Overdoc
@TCD: Ok, thanks, looks good, but is battle...

@TCD:
Ok, thanks, looks good, but is battle also in 3D ? I thought battles are in some strange 2D view in this game ?
It does not have to be dungeon crawling only, and I even also like a surface...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2015, 00:12
Replies: 43
Views: 3,732
Posted By Overdoc
Ok, thnaks so far. But: - isn't Captive...

Ok, thnaks so far.

But:

- isn't Captive incompletable ?
- and Captive II Liberation extremely hard, so it can also never be finished ?
- as for Hired Guns, maybe later, but now we would like...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2015, 23:29
Replies: 43
Views: 3,732
Posted By Overdoc
Which Amiga dungeon crawler RPG should I play ?

Hi guys,

I have been thinking about playing a classic dungeon crawler RPG together with a friend, like I did back in the nineties. (one played, one drew the maps)

Back then, I played these:
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 September 2015, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By Overdoc
Hmm, you could try something like a RGB 2 HDMI...

Hmm, you could try something like a RGB 2 HDMI converter ?
That way you can move the converter as near as possible to the Amiga, to have best quality analog input.
The signal from the converter to...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2015, 14:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By Overdoc
Ok, thanks a lot for this info! I think I...

Ok, thanks a lot for this info!

I think I will simply order 2 kickadapters from Kipper, one with Kick 2.05 and 1.3, and one with Kick 2.05 and the patched 1.3.
(maybe there's more than 1MB space...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2015, 00:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By Overdoc
Thanks for the compatibiliy, fgh, and thanks a...

Thanks for the compatibiliy, fgh, and thanks a lot for this suggestion, Sandro!
Now, since I am going to order a A608 card as well, I will have 2MB chipram and 8MB fastram, which should be more than...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 September 2015, 16:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By Overdoc
compatibility of IDE patched kick 1.3 for Amiga 600 ?

Hi,

I am thinking of getting one of Kipper2k's Kickrom adapters for my 'living room' gaming Amiga 600.
Until now, I used a kickswitcher PCB with Kick 2.05 for WHDLoad games, and Kick 1.3 for some...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 September 2015, 15:04
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By Overdoc
I would first try to carefully detach the...

I would first try to carefully detach the membrane from the PCB, clean the connector, and attach it correctly again (put it in the connector as far as possible)

Sometimes the membrane slips a bit...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 September 2015, 11:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,606
Posted By Overdoc
Hi, I have this Monitor in use for my C64 as...

Hi,

I have this Monitor in use for my C64 as well as Amiga at the same time, for many years.
Never had an issue with the display.
I have connected the Amiga via SCART (which also includes the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2015, 15:01
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Overdoc
Ok, I found a list that seems to include most of...

Ok, I found a list that seems to include most of the games with EEprom save function:
http://theamigacd32.blogspot.de/
However, some in there are still to be checked...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2015, 14:24
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Overdoc
list of CD32 games that save to EEProm ?

Hi,

I would like to compile a list of all CD32 games, that save to the built-in EEprom (savegames, etc.)

I start with:
- Erben der Erde (aka Inherit the Earth)
- Simon the Sorceror

Is...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 April 2015, 11:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,593
Posted By Overdoc
That looks perfect, I will image my CF card with...

That looks perfect, I will image my CF card with WinImage (I imaged it with some other PC tool before, but I think the file is not in VHD format, but something else ?!)
WinUAE really has become...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 April 2015, 18:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,593
Posted By Overdoc
best way transferring a real A-1200 hd to WinUAE ?

Hey Amiga girls and guys,

I haven't been that active in the Amiga scene over the last years, so I please forgive me if this has been asked a hundreds of times before:

I would like to know the...
Forum: support.Games 13 November 2014, 22:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By Overdoc
Ok, thanks a lot Arnie, I now got it to work,...

Ok, thanks a lot Arnie, I now got it to work, although I am not sure why it worked, now ?!

First of all, after trying some assings, it stopped working at all, giving me some software failure...
Forum: support.Games 13 November 2014, 20:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By Overdoc
Thanks Arnie, already thaught about that, but I...

Thanks Arnie, already thaught about that, but I was not sure if I can assign an already existing device like DF0: to something else ?!
Will try and report back if it worked.

EDIT:
Ok, seems like...
Forum: support.Games 13 November 2014, 20:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By Overdoc
HD installation of Indian Jones Last Crusade Lucasarts Adv. ?

Hi,

I tried to install the Lucasarts Adventure of Indiana Jones & the last Crusade, like it is mentioned in the manual, which tells you simply to copy the main Indy file as well as the 'rooms'...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 July 2014, 16:56
Replies: 11
Views: 2,198
Posted By Overdoc
The A-590 psu has a relay which only switches...

The A-590 psu has a relay which only switches when the A-500 is turned on. So, it is different than the CD-32 or 1541-II psu.

If the psu is dead, first have a look if there is a big power diode ?...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 July 2014, 16:51
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By Overdoc
One question: 1) Does the led only flash...

One question:

1) Does the led only flash after you tried to access the disk in the drive, for instance via LOAD"$",8 ?
Or
2) Does it also flash right after you have turned on the drive ?

In...
Forum: support.Games 10 June 2014, 15:26
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By Overdoc
Since you didn't have a harddisk on the A-500+, I...

Since you didn't have a harddisk on the A-500+, I would think you had at least 1 or maybe even more external diskdrives attached to the A-500+, right ? Otherwise you would have spent more time disk...
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 06 June 2014, 01:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By Overdoc
Thanks for this hint, I didn't realize the .dat...

Thanks for this hint, I didn't realize the .dat files contained the names in plain text.
However, it all looks a bit disturbing with the checksums and labels.

[idoru], a guy working for TOSEC...
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 04 June 2014, 13:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By Overdoc
.txt files of latest TOSEC Amiga sets ?

Hi TOSEC collectors,

Since I was too lazy to download the whole 40GB Amiga TOSEC pack, I would be very happy if someone could provide me just with .txt file listings of all the disks included in...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2014, 17:59
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Overdoc
If nothing helps, just use Driveclone to do a...

If nothing helps, just use Driveclone to do a image from of another, good card (should be the same brand/model, since different 4GB cards are not exactly the same size, interestingly!).
Then write...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2014, 16:56
Replies: 23
Views: 4,319
Posted By Overdoc
Probably a mechanical issue, some drives cannot...

Probably a mechanical issue, some drives cannot reliable read past track 81, but there might be copy protections that ask for some checks on track 82 or beyond ?!
Also, I can imagine some stepper...
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