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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 January 2020, 22:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By XPD
Yeah, Amiga Format/CU Amiga/ONE were around...

Yeah, Amiga Format/CU Amiga/ONE were around $18NZD each. Id buy a couple each month.

I did find a cheeky way of getting them cheaper occasionally..... would go in right on closing time, take the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 December 2019, 21:23
Replies: 57
Views: 3,423
Posted By XPD
Yeah, was awesome game that - for some reason all...

Yeah, was awesome game that - for some reason all the retail copies I found in NZ were always damaged, usually the box squashed from having heavier items put on it at some stage. So never bought...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 December 2019, 04:55
Replies: 41
Views: 5,320
Posted By XPD
Yeah, I miss the old days of sneakernet and bbs's...

Yeah, I miss the old days of sneakernet and bbs's ;) When my Amiga died and I ended up with PC, I was shocked as to how PC "warez" culture was so different - "what you got to give me". Whereas Amiga...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 November 2019, 03:05
Replies: 57
Views: 3,423
Posted By XPD
Bought a heap of CD32 games back in the day..... ...

Bought a heap of CD32 games back in the day..... remember buying Gunship 2000 for my A500+ - $80NZD.
My last Amiga boxed game though, was Frontier - approx 2 years ago. And I dont have a real Amiga...
Forum: support.Games 11 October 2019, 00:59
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By XPD
What he said :) :great

What he said :)
:great
Forum: support.Games 10 October 2019, 04:15
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By XPD
OK, had a dig at the disc image I have, Gloom is...

OK, had a dig at the disc image I have, Gloom is there but no .info file :)
Show All Files and you'll see it.

Its not a DMS file, its unpacked ready to run on the disc.
Forum: support.Games 10 October 2019, 04:02
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By XPD
Found this on Pinterest - it shows Gloom as well....

Found this on Pinterest - it shows Gloom as well.
https://i.pinimg.com/564x/bb/f7/7e/bbf77e39e0a3f27a4b91fd506722a35d.jpg
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 September 2019, 23:39
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By XPD
Rip the guts out of it and put it a Rasp Pi.......

Rip the guts out of it and put it a Rasp Pi.... tell everyone its a Wii emulating stuff.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2019, 01:47
Replies: 63
Views: 6,013
Posted By XPD
Oh hell yes, spent way too many hours in that :D ...

Oh hell yes, spent way too many hours in that :D

Even played against friends via modem/null modem, that was fun :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2019, 01:44
Replies: 270
Views: 32,602
Posted By XPD
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/Rd8AAOSwzDVbej~3/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/Rd8AAOSwzDVbej~3/s-l300.jpg

I had one of these, bashed the hell outta it over the years and it just kept going :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 August 2019, 01:07
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By XPD
Ah, right :D Will investigate :) Thanks!

Ah, right :D Will investigate :) Thanks!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 August 2019, 00:39
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By XPD
ROM catalog ?

Prob a 'n00b' question (Im old but not wise to everything ;) )

While going through some of my emulation archives, I came across a txt file which had the following text (followed by a list of...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 August 2019, 06:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By XPD
All I remember down here in NZ, was when the...

All I remember down here in NZ, was when the A500+ was released, I paid about $1800NZD - that was the A500+ Starter pack (same box/software as the A500 version except had a sticker on it saying new...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 05 August 2019, 05:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,425
Posted By XPD
Thanks all, will be sticking with Windows based...

Thanks all, will be sticking with Windows based options as I need it occasionally for work ;)
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 August 2019, 23:21
Replies: 5
Views: 1,425
Posted By XPD
Floppy disk Dedicated Amiga emulator

I'm obtaining a nice little laptop (12" Lenovo) from a friend, and I'd be keen to turn it into a dedicated (90% Amiga, 10% work when on call) "Amiga" entertainment system (games, mods etc).

Would...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2019, 23:33
Replies: 91
Views: 9,754
Posted By XPD
Another World - intro Gunship 2000 - the manual...

Another World - intro
Gunship 2000 - the manual :)
Forum: request.Modules 18 July 2019, 23:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By XPD
Nope unfortunately :( Its gonna bug me, it had...

Nope unfortunately :(
Its gonna bug me, it had a great drum track to it.
For some reason I never copied it to my Amiga HDD, or if I did, I havent found it yet. The search continues :D
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 07:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By XPD
Sure its not a RAM Disk and a RAD disk ?

Sure its not a RAM Disk and a RAD disk ?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 07:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By XPD
Loved 4.12, still got a copy installed along with...

Loved 4.12, still got a copy installed along with the config I spent hours on.... all those buttons to do everything I ever needed even play MP3's back when they first came out :D But alas, even an...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 July 2019, 07:22
Replies: 23
Views: 2,420
Posted By XPD
"Cracked" a door I wanted registered for my...

"Cracked" a door I wanted registered for my BBS.... it had an annoying pause of about 10s before it ran. Fired up a hex editor and dove in.... found the author had just used a "wait" command that...
Forum: request.Modules 16 July 2019, 01:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By XPD
Heavy metal mod

I had a mod that was heavy rock/metal, along the lines of AC/DC sounding... Im certain it wasnt an AC/DC rip though, although back then I didnt listen to a lot of ACDC ;)

Its filename was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 December 2018, 22:53
Replies: 97
Views: 9,221
Posted By XPD
Nintendo handhelds, Firefox F7 (voted noisiest...

Nintendo handhelds, Firefox F7 (voted noisiest game ever by my parents), Atari2600.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 28 November 2018, 05:39
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By XPD
Softkicking not an option ? ie: Skick

Softkicking not an option ? ie: Skick
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 November 2018, 04:11
Replies: 57
Views: 6,196
Posted By XPD
https://1drv.ms/b/s!Aqik9ueMDi69oJFGZQVDyB3u7xHiZg...

https://1drv.ms/b/s!Aqik9ueMDi69oJFGZQVDyB3u7xHiZg (6.6MB) - PDF of my collection. I'd hate to have physical copies........ :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 November 2018, 22:37
Replies: 57
Views: 6,196
Posted By XPD
Now at 202GB..... bit of an increase from the...

Now at 202GB..... bit of an increase from the 16GB I posted earlier :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 October 2018, 01:56
Replies: 57
Views: 6,196
Posted By XPD
Sounds like private tracker "Trurip: ...

Sounds like private tracker

"Trurip:

Private project, no public website.

Only a handful of dumpers.

Private, closed source dumping tool.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 July 2018, 05:42
Replies: 15
Views: 3,586
Posted By XPD
I did and it led me back here.

I did and it led me back here.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 July 2018, 03:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By XPD
I was a member of Amiga Auckland (New Zealand)...

I was a member of Amiga Auckland (New Zealand) for a few years, it still exists in name but the site hasnt been updated in years. Think they still have the occasional meeting. Was good times.... made...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 July 2018, 02:54
Replies: 57
Views: 6,196
Posted By XPD
I suppose thats something I havent obtained...

I suppose thats something I havent obtained really is ISO's of CD32 games etc - mainly been getting ADFs etc :) Think I'll pass on the ISO's until I get another HDD :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 July 2018, 06:20
Replies: 57
Views: 6,196
Posted By XPD
My entire emulation folder is 185GB, of that my...

My entire emulation folder is 185GB, of that my Amiga stuff is only 16GB - how the fudge do you get 300GB+ ? :D
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 April 2018, 03:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,723
Posted By XPD
Wasnt an IDE drive, but SCSI, years ago I...

Wasnt an IDE drive, but SCSI, years ago I connected my old drive to a SCSI card on my PC, booted up WinUAE, and it booted off the drive. My backup solution was just a copy straight to my PC's drive,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 April 2018, 03:39
Replies: 15
Views: 11,438
Posted By XPD
They would be awesome to get full resolution...

They would be awesome to get full resolution scans off so we could print them out full size ourselves :D

If you were to do that, you'd need to contact a professional printing company, they'd be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 March 2018, 03:26
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By XPD
Loved the game, but was buggy as mentioned....

Loved the game, but was buggy as mentioned. Always crashed out when you tried to use one of the tunnels and few other things.

Would LOVE to see a first person version of it :D (POW was OK on the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 February 2018, 01:33
Replies: 75
Views: 5,502
Posted By XPD
The thing was though, that from '85 to '92/93,...

The thing was though, that from '85 to '92/93, the Amiga had not really changed at its core (which is one of the reasons so many of us love it), and for C= to keep up with the PC market etc, would've...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 07 November 2016, 04:14
Replies: 18
Views: 9,105
Posted By XPD
I had hassles contacting them to get my software...

I had hassles contacting them to get my software again..... they said wasnt their problem and I had to contact the firm that dealt with the payments etc - contacted them, and they said not their...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 September 2016, 06:26
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By XPD
Not sure of the exact brand, but were labelled as...

Not sure of the exact brand, but were labelled as "Value Disks" IIRC, and sold by a chain of stores in NZ called DEKA. Sold in packs of 10 for anywhere between $10NZD to $20NZD. Bought so many of...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 September 2016, 05:50
Replies: 115
Views: 18,258
Posted By XPD
The camaraderie between Amiga users....... you...

The camaraderie between Amiga users....... you could ask for help and not get laughed at, yet on PC at the time you'd be insulted and degraded.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 August 2016, 06:54
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By XPD
I remember that..... was damn handy :)

I remember that..... was damn handy :)
Forum: Amiga scene 08 July 2016, 04:21
Replies: 130
Views: 55,226
Posted By XPD
Someone is out for a quick buck. ...

Someone is out for a quick buck.

https://whois.domaintools.com/back2roots.org
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 July 2016, 06:03
Replies: 173
Views: 29,221
Posted By XPD
Hunter, Frontier, Escape From Colditz. The...

Hunter, Frontier, Escape From Colditz.

The first two for the sheer "size" of the universe, and the latter for just the fun :)
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