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Forum: support.Apps Today, 16:50
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Posted By desiv
Well, it might not help you right now, but it...

Well, it might not help you right now, but it would tell you that the problem is with the software/hardware and possibly not with the data.
Which would mean there is still a possibility for...
Forum: News Today, 16:48
Replies: 355
Views: 29,544
Posted By desiv
While I agree with burned ROMs (except for those...

While I agree with burned ROMs (except for those people who can burn their own), I wouldn't mind a kickstart/maprom file with the new intuition library built in.
Those running WinUAE and/or...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 21:56
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By desiv
There you people go rubbing it in our faces that...

There you people go rubbing it in our faces that we don't have SCART here in the USA.. ;-)
Good point tho, if you get an Amiga to SCART cable and then a device like that, it should also work pretty...
Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 21:50
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By desiv
It depends on how complicated your OS install is....

It depends on how complicated your OS install is.
With a base 3.1 install, you can frequently get away with booting with no startup sequence (an option in the early startup menu) and then typing...
Forum: News Yesterday, 21:46
Replies: 355
Views: 29,544
Posted By desiv
Personally, I would vote for that as an option....

Personally, I would vote for that as an option. ;-)
Forum: support.Apps Yesterday, 20:30
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By desiv
I don't remember how far back the VBS solution...

I don't remember how far back the VBS solution goes.
Have you tried going into the Early Startup Menu and disabling featues (i.e. going to the enhanced or original chipset). Making sure that the...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 20:14
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By desiv
Just a testing thought. If it boots fine...

Just a testing thought.
If it boots fine without the 8M card to the CF and it boot fine with the 8M card to floppy, what happens if you leave the 8M card in, and boot with no startup sequence?
What...
Forum: News Yesterday, 18:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By desiv
Glad there are still games coming out! Just got...

Glad there are still games coming out!
Just got my confirmation:



(Which google translate assures me is good news for me! ;-)
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 00:40
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By desiv
Congrats! If you can get an Indivision, they...

Congrats!

If you can get an Indivision, they are great.
There are some other options. If you don't mind making your own cable (which is a bit of a pain with the Amiga using a DB23 for video),...
Forum: Member Introductions 14 October 2018, 23:22
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By desiv
Oh, not a problem, that is almost always just a...

Oh, not a problem, that is almost always just a question of copying the right DLL into the...



Oh, Mac? Sorry..
Not a Mac user.. ;-(
There are Mac users on this forum tho, so good luck! ...
Forum: Member Introductions 14 October 2018, 20:22
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By desiv
Not sure if there is an archive of HFE files (I...

Not sure if there is an archive of HFE files (I haven't seen any).
But you can convert IPF to HFE using the HxC tools (You can download from the HxC site).
And there are a fair amount of IPF files...
Forum: Member Introductions 14 October 2018, 17:51
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By desiv
Welcome!! You do still see kickstart...

Welcome!!

You do still see kickstart switchers on ebay from time to time.
You might want to wait on that to see what you use your Amiga for mostly...
I have also seen some type of flash based...
Forum: support.Apps 13 October 2018, 06:05
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By desiv
Not sure, but thinking out loud here... Could...

Not sure, but thinking out loud here...
Could you redirect the output of the "dir" command into an environment variable and then execute that environment variable?
(No idea if that would work; but...
Forum: News 13 October 2018, 05:56
Replies: 1,133
Views: 199,732
Posted By desiv
:great :agree :laughing

:great :agree :laughing
Forum: News 13 October 2018, 05:53
Replies: 355
Views: 29,544
Posted By desiv
Label. It's basic, but it's something. ;-) ...

Label.
It's basic, but it's something. ;-)

https://tinyurl.com/y8aamwer

(Note: My Avery labels are so old they barely stick. I am going to have to use gluestick or spray adhesive to keep...
Forum: News 13 October 2018, 00:32
Replies: 1,133
Views: 199,732
Posted By desiv
Question about OLED displays... Is there a...

Question about OLED displays...
Is there a reason to have the display turn off?
Do they heat up? Does it shorten their life at all?
I can't imagine it draws much power??

Or is it fine to have...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 October 2018, 22:53
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By desiv
Yep. Is your Gotek already flashed for Amiga...

Yep.
Is your Gotek already flashed for Amiga use and you have a thumbdrive ready?
If so, just copy the ADF you have to the thumbdrive.
Done. ;-)


If not, you just need to flash the Gotek with...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 19:28
Replies: 35
Views: 1,058
Posted By desiv
Not with my ACA1230... ACAtune does the maprom...

Not with my ACA1230...
ACAtune does the maprom function.

From the ACATune manual online:
http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/ACAtune#maprom
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 19:23
Replies: 37
Views: 6,639
Posted By desiv
Yep, I did this (there is a pic on another thread...

Yep, I did this (there is a pic on another thread here somewhere) based on Jope's info.
On my A1000, I had this with a Gotek and an internal floppy.
Worked great!

My cable was really messy tho,...
Forum: HOL news 12 October 2018, 17:49
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
Good info. Still shows that those games were...

Good info.
Still shows that those games were released before 1.3 was generally available.

It does raise an interesting question about EA tho. (And other companies whose games require 1.2 or so)...
Forum: HOL news 12 October 2018, 16:59
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
. [/QUOTE] Interesting, although I am pretty...

. [/QUOTE]
Interesting, although I am pretty sure the game was selling, at least on the Macintosh in 1985, based on what we have seen from the ads. The article isn't very specific.
So I'm not...
Forum: News 12 October 2018, 16:49
Replies: 924
Views: 115,845
Posted By desiv
Ah! Great to know, thanx! (You say converted...

Ah! Great to know, thanx!
(You say converted from IPF, you mean converted from the CTRaw I placed in the Zone? Or are you going from an IPF from another disk? (which may or may not be the same...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 16:46
Replies: 35
Views: 1,058
Posted By desiv
I think you missed the word "yet" in his...

I think you missed the word "yet" in his statement. ;-)
It is a way people have used to load ROMs manually in the past, so it is what would normally be used for this, but there is not YET support...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 00:03
Replies: 35
Views: 1,058
Posted By desiv
The ACA (I have one of those) uses a program...

The ACA (I have one of those) uses a program called ACATune that comes with it and will only work with an ACA card.
There is a similar program for Blizzard accelerators called Blizkick (??) I think,...
Forum: support.Games 11 October 2018, 23:14
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By desiv
Thread necro!! ;-) I was thinking of posting...

Thread necro!! ;-)
I was thinking of posting about Amiga game boxes, but searched first for an existing thread. This one is pretty close...

I was specifically wondering if anyone other than me...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2018, 22:11
Replies: 35
Views: 1,058
Posted By desiv
I'm not sure you would want to with only the 2M...

I'm not sure you would want to with only the 2M RAM?
Mapping a rom file to your 1200 takes memory (at least 512k).
(And I'm not sure you can with CHIP memory. Don't most programs that do that...
Forum: HOL news 11 October 2018, 22:02
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
A lot of the early EA games don't run with...

A lot of the early EA games don't run with Kickstart 1.3.
I know, I own a bunch of them. ;-)
Forum: HOL news 11 October 2018, 17:27
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
So, you admit that you don't know if this game...

So, you admit that you don't know if this game was sold in shops.

Nope, that is wrong. Especially back then.
A lot of small game developers would sell directly to shops. No ads, word of mouth...
Forum: HOL news 11 October 2018, 04:27
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
Why does no advertising (and you mean no...

Why does no advertising (and you mean no advertising that you have found) mean they couldn't sell it?
And how do you know they didn't send it to any shops?
Forum: HOL news 10 October 2018, 22:04
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
If this were a murder case, the only "witness"...

If this were a murder case, the only "witness" ID'd Monkey Business.
It would be the top suspect. ;-)
Forum: News 10 October 2018, 17:17
Replies: 355
Views: 29,544
Posted By desiv
As that isn't even a real word, I'm not sure it...

As that isn't even a real word, I'm not sure it is abuse in any way. ;)
Forum: project.ClassicWB 10 October 2018, 16:56
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By desiv
The script to install Classic WB isn't...

The script to install Classic WB isn't complicated. It basically validates the disks (based on disk names) and then starts copying files.
The question is, does it assume a working install with...
Forum: HOL news 10 October 2018, 16:52
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
Surprisingly, an ad in Amigaworld wasn't the only...

Surprisingly, an ad in Amigaworld wasn't the only way to let people know you were selling Amiga software. ;-)
There were lots of magazines.
Word of mouth. (Especially in the bay area for the...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 10 October 2018, 04:29
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By desiv
I do wonder if the ClassicWB sets were set up...

I do wonder if the ClassicWB sets were set up initially by doing a complete OS install.
Adding the tools.
And then using some script to delete a bunch of Commodore files and add the new...
Forum: HOL news 10 October 2018, 03:48
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
I am wondering if this might be a...

I am wondering if this might be a language/translation issue. ;-)
You say that, but technically Monkey Business "could be" the first Amiga game.
It might not be, but it could be. We don't have...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 October 2018, 03:42
Replies: 38
Views: 2,057
Posted By desiv
Yep, but you can just CTRL-D while it is booting...

Yep, but you can just CTRL-D while it is booting to not load the startup-sequence (so not load workbench).
But I just did that with a 256k WinUAE machine and I get Error 103 (not enough memory).
So...
Forum: News 09 October 2018, 23:37
Replies: 355
Views: 29,544
Posted By desiv
D'oh! Thanx for the info..

D'oh!
Thanx for the info..
Forum: News 09 October 2018, 20:43
Replies: 355
Views: 29,544
Posted By desiv
I haven't looked at it yet (no ROM burner,...

I haven't looked at it yet (no ROM burner, although I could/might do it to create a maprom for my ACA), but in theory, I think you could use RomSplit and Remus to create the new ROM....
Forum: HOL news 09 October 2018, 18:11
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
There is not enough evidence for proving...

There is not enough evidence for proving anything.
You can't prove Monkey Business was, but you can't prove it wasn't.

It is all speculation at this point.
Which is all in good fun... ;-)...
Forum: HOL news 09 October 2018, 17:24
Replies: 200
Views: 8,686
Posted By desiv
The American magazines were a bit different than...

The American magazines were a bit different than some of the others.
I think it is likely that because the game was very disappointing, they decided not to review it, rather than review it and give...
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