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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 16:30
Replies: 31
Views: 986
Posted By Glen M
I still enjoy most all games that I played back...

I still enjoy most all games that I played back in the day. My problem though isn't so much as forcing myself but rather finding time to play games. Its on a rare occasion now that I'd sit down...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2020, 11:09
Replies: 615
Views: 32,168
Posted By Glen M
LGR did something like this last week on his...

LGR did something like this last week on his channel so maybe worth giving that a watch. As far as I know so long as you have no resource conflicts then you'll be fine. You just need to change the...
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2020, 21:31
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By Glen M
Working fine, thank you for all the help . ...

Working fine, thank you for all the help .

Gonna have a play with some scripting now that I know how to get it working :)
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2020, 16:34
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By Glen M
Thanks gents I'll give it a go later and no doubt...

Thanks gents I'll give it a go later and no doubt be back looking more help
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2020, 15:44
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By Glen M
Sorry but AmigaOS things tend to confuse me, I am...

Sorry but AmigaOS things tend to confuse me, I am trying to learn though.

I have created a script with the following

cd dh0:agablaster/
agablaster cd32.cdxl

The below is a screen shot of...
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2020, 14:24
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By Glen M
How to assign a tool (agablaster) to a file (cd32.cdxl)

I've been playing with AGA Blaster a fair bit between last night and this morning and this may seem like a newb question but for the life of me I can't figure it out.

I simply want to double...
Forum: News 15 January 2020, 02:31
Replies: 71
Views: 9,481
Posted By Glen M
According to the stats screen playing the low res...

According to the stats screen playing the low res zoraia scaled gets a solid 24fps with 0 frames skipped. Am I reading it correctly? The frames per second listed at the bottom of the output?
...
Forum: News 14 January 2020, 15:55
Replies: 71
Views: 9,481
Posted By Glen M
I've been meaning to have a play with this...

I've been meaning to have a play with this software so I've downloaded the latest version along with the samples to try out later on my CD32.

I'll also have a go at the encoding process later...
Forum: support.Apps 14 January 2020, 11:09
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Glen M
I didn't realise that MOD isn't supported. I'll...

I didn't realise that MOD isn't supported. I'll try those other players you mention, thanks.
Forum: support.Apps 14 January 2020, 10:50
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Glen M
AmigaAMP not working?

I was spending some time last night sorting through MODS and I thought I'd give AmigaAMP a go as well the one bundled with classic workbench 3.9 looks crap.

Bit of a problem though it won't run....
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2020, 12:16
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Glen M
Scratch that then as I don't have those roms. ...

Scratch that then as I don't have those roms.

Its working fine as is so I'll just put up with the wrong info displayed for now.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2020, 11:44
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Glen M
Well that was considerably easier than I thought....

Well that was considerably easier than I thought.

One question though. When I open my large partition in workbench the capacity noted at the top of the drawer is wrong. Everything reads fine...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2020, 11:42
Replies: 120
Views: 13,488
Posted By Glen M
Yes I did consider this and I really was of 2...

Yes I did consider this and I really was of 2 minds for what to do. I think I prefer the look of the black buttons as colours I think would look to messy.

One idea is to put a thin colour...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2020, 11:01
Replies: 120
Views: 13,488
Posted By Glen M
I thought this week it was about time I got the...

I thought this week it was about time I got the arcade controller finished.

https://youtu.be/33pk5IaiLUg

but for those that don't want to watch the video here is a picture of it
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2020, 10:56
Replies: 615
Views: 32,168
Posted By Glen M
I seriously doubt the DS screen will work. The...

I seriously doubt the DS screen will work. The McWill mod isn't just a screen but also come circuitry behind it.

Before my Amigas I had the Master System 2 so I do have a soft spot for it. I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 11:24
Replies: 152
Views: 4,509
Posted By Glen M
I think we agree on most points. Alien...

I think we agree on most points.

Alien Breed is a fantastic game and yes I can't understand how people do not see that but then again Sonic 1 and 2 on the Mega Drive are 2 of my favourite...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 17:53
Replies: 152
Views: 4,509
Posted By Glen M
Taking Amiga as a general term than rather than...

Taking Amiga as a general term than rather than focusing solely on AGA your statement falls into my comment that the Mega Drive is better in some respects and by that I mean the games library.

My...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 16:08
Replies: 152
Views: 4,509
Posted By Glen M
Extremely good point. I was thinking Amiga...

Extremely good point. I was thinking Amiga generally not AGA solely. I withdraw my previous comment and could probably name you a handful of AGA games the mega drive would struggle with.


...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 15:34
Replies: 152
Views: 4,509
Posted By Glen M
I don't doubt you can emulate a Mega Drive on a...

I don't doubt you can emulate a Mega Drive on a fast enough Amiga. I see another thread about DOSBOX on a stupidly fast 68k Amiga.

The vast majority of Amiga games from the late 80s / early 90s...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 14:38
Replies: 152
Views: 4,509
Posted By Glen M
I'll just leave this here ...

I'll just leave this here

https://i.imgur.com/TLGaUOm.jpg

In all serious though the Mega Drive is better in some respects and the Amiga better in others (sound being the stand out example). ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2020, 11:19
Replies: 615
Views: 32,168
Posted By Glen M
You might be able to fix the ribbon cable. Use a...

You might be able to fix the ribbon cable. Use a very low temperature on the iron and drag it across the ribbon when the console is on. It might work, it might not but worth a try. McWill is great...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2020, 15:18
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By Glen M
I have one of these mice in a drawer with a very...

I have one of these mice in a drawer with a very similar fault. I've tested everything and can confirm in my case anyway its the photo resistors.

Worth checking your cable first though just in...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2020, 17:29
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By Glen M
As you may know I have my TF330 full 030...

As you may know I have my TF330 full 030 accelerator clocked to 54mhz getting about 10.5mips in sysinfo. This is my fastest Amiga but it still isn't enough for 1x1 pixel gaming in gloom deluxe,...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2020, 13:20
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Glen M
How do I setup a large hard drive using hdtoolbox from workbench 3.1

I've setup a fair few 4gb and 8gb cards before (and an 80gb drive using OS3.9) but when working with OS3.1 I've always just kept the partition size to a maximum of about 3.9gb. I generally use the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 11:21
Replies: 615
Views: 32,168
Posted By Glen M
Just digging up an old comment here but if your...

Just digging up an old comment here but if your 1200 hasn't been recapped already then please get it done asap.

Doing it yourself is another matter. You need either a hot air rework station or...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 19:46
Replies: 120
Views: 13,488
Posted By Glen M
After a bit of a break over December I'm back...

After a bit of a break over December I'm back this week making a replacement ribbon cable for my CD32.

https://youtu.be/rI4Gk5CUloU
Forum: OT - Technical 02 December 2019, 15:46
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By Glen M
We have decided to not bother with it this year. ...

We have decided to not bother with it this year. Its not his using it that concerns me but rather his not using it. Until it becomes more mainstream I think he can stick to the PC and a monitor for...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 November 2019, 16:48
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Glen M
Here are a few pictures of the current 3D printed...

Here are a few pictures of the current 3D printed cover.

http://i.imgur.com/s4ZYZdXl.jpg (https://imgur.com/s4ZYZdX)

http://i.imgur.com/y4uMCb3l.jpg (https://imgur.com/y4uMCb3)
...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 November 2019, 23:26
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Glen M
I'm working with the guy to get a colour as close...

I'm working with the guy to get a colour as close as possible to the original. I'm not sure on sd transfer rates but I expect it'll be similar, I was going to do some tests on that this weekend.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 November 2019, 16:40
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Glen M
3D printed cover for the Kipper2K CD32 riser

Maybe you seen my last video from the weekend.... maybe not, but long story short I was sent a 3D printed cover for the Kipper2K CD32 riser card thats great. It even has space for an integrated SD...
Forum: OT - Technical 26 November 2019, 15:28
Replies: 39
Views: 1,291
Posted By Glen M
I personally would be looking to AMD and either a...

I personally would be looking to AMD and either a Ryzen 5 2600x or Ryzen 7 2700x currently costing about £120 and £170 respectively but make sure you get a motherboard that supports the latest AM4...
Forum: OT - Technical 26 November 2019, 13:47
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By Glen M
Help choosing a VR headset

With Christmas not 4 weeks away we are really struggling with a gift idea for our 12 year old who is a massive PC gamer. Last year he got a new PC based on a ryzen 5 1500x with 16gb ram and a RX480...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2019, 16:02
Replies: 615
Views: 32,168
Posted By Glen M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia1zNRZE8Mg ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia1zNRZE8Mg

Phils computer lab to the rescue again. I haven't watched it but it should give you some idea of performance for the 5500 PCI.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2019, 16:01
Replies: 615
Views: 32,168
Posted By Glen M
Screamer 2 is one of those games that I actually...

Screamer 2 is one of those games that I actually prefer the look of in software mode. Its makes the textures a little softer that helps with the age of the game playing it now.

I had a 2mb...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2019, 15:49
Replies: 615
Views: 32,168
Posted By Glen M
The banshee only has 1 texture unit so...

The banshee only has 1 texture unit so performance for the most part is slower than the V2 unless the game only uses 1 texture unit in which case the banshee can be slightly faster.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 November 2019, 14:41
Replies: 2,424
Views: 366,053
Posted By Glen M
Did the tank mouse ball cover bit not pull...

Did the tank mouse ball cover bit not pull forward to unclip rather than rotate?

I suppose if you're stuck just remove the screws and take it apart from the top.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 November 2019, 12:10
Replies: 2,424
Views: 366,053
Posted By Glen M
When I try to run BASS on my 1200 or CD32 from...

When I try to run BASS on my 1200 or CD32 from WHDLoad the screen flickers each time an audio sample is loaded. Its extremely annoying to the point that I can't play it. Is this caused by the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 November 2019, 12:06
Replies: 2,424
Views: 366,053
Posted By Glen M
I'd suggest you just want to delete the existing...

I'd suggest you just want to delete the existing WHDLoad install and use the installer included with the package to install the current version of WHDLoad.



I don't think CD audio is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 November 2019, 11:28
Replies: 615
Views: 32,168
Posted By Glen M
Before DDR memory became a standard on graphics...

Before DDR memory became a standard on graphics cards there is practically no difference between PCI and AGP. The voodoo 3 for example performs equal between the 2 buses.

I don't think you'd...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2019, 13:58
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Glen M
Yes I can confirm with MMU installed and the fast...

Yes I can confirm with MMU installed and the fast rom command used it adds about 3-400kbps to the speed on the HDD. Also increased my MIPS to 10.52 ;) and confused the clock speed in sysinfo into...
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