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Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 10 October 2018, 14:52
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By jPV
I have this as an original too if needed, and a...

I have this as an original too if needed, and a WHDLoad version would be nice. My wife forced me to buy this few years ago, because it's one of her childhood favourites. I hate it, but for her,...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 October 2018, 10:35
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By jPV
The benefit is that you can still use Zorro II...

The benefit is that you can still use Zorro II cards. For me the plain Mediator was certainly out of question, because I appreciated my Delfina Lite too much :) CPU heavy Sound Blaster on PCI, no...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 October 2018, 10:26
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By jPV
IIRC there was at least a CV64/3D version which...

IIRC there was at least a CV64/3D version which took advantage either of the actual Zorro IV slot or one of those double speed Zorro II slots the busboard offers. Maybe some I/O card too?

But even...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 22:47
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By jPV
If you say so then. I personally don't want x86...

If you say so then. I personally don't want x86 version, because I like 68k compatibility and I'm happy with PPC.

And again, "x86 version already exists" but x86 version of what? AROS isn't...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 September 2018, 21:45
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By jPV
Why's that? Only because AROS is free and runs on...

Why's that? Only because AROS is free and runs on more common HW? Do you expect that they're exactly the same otherwise (features, maturity, etc)? Why do you think there would be three different OS...
Forum: News 24 September 2018, 20:40
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By jPV
Yeah, we'd really love to get it more south...

Yeah, we'd really love to get it more south again, but so far we've failed to find an organizer there. We've been asking for this every year since 2014 when it was at Tampere... but no volunteers, so...
Forum: News 24 September 2018, 19:48
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By jPV
More photos from the event: ...

More photos from the event:
http://saku.bbs.fi/yhdistys/tapahtumat/saku2018/kuvat/index.html

And couple videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEVK5sMNjw4...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 16:12
Replies: 48
Views: 1,510
Posted By jPV
Stunt Car Racer Turbo <3

Stunt Car Racer Turbo <3
Forum: News 20 September 2018, 22:12
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By jPV
Timetable, special guest (Mike Battilana), and...

Timetable, special guest (Mike Battilana), and computer list announced:
http://saku.bbs.fi/yhdistys/tiedotteet/1809202.html
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2018, 20:11
Replies: 48
Views: 1,510
Posted By jPV
I've played both a lot, and in my opinion it's...

I've played both a lot, and in my opinion it's opposite. Lotus can be very frustrating at later levels and it's just memorizing the tracks and obstacles, not much to do with driving. SCR is very...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2018, 16:39
Replies: 48
Views: 1,510
Posted By jPV
Stunt Car Racer definitely. You just can improve...

Stunt Car Racer definitely. You just can improve your laptimes and get better and better in the game forever, it gives replayability value much more. Physics are cool and nobody can make perfect...
Forum: News 16 September 2018, 17:35
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By jPV
Finnish Amiga Users Group's Saku 2018 Event on September 22nd

Finnish Amiga Users Group holds its 11th Saku event in Oulu, Finland on Saturday, September 22nd.

The event will feature many classic Amiga setups from A500 to A4000, FPGA computers like Minimig...
Forum: support.Apps 14 September 2018, 13:38
Replies: 78
Views: 4,947
Posted By jPV
Heh yeah, the whole point using .KEY is to ask...

Heh yeah, the whole point using .KEY is to ask parameters for the script, and .DEF is just used to have some default values if user doesn't happen to give any parameters.

If you wouldn't want an...
Forum: News 07 September 2018, 14:34
Replies: 206
Views: 16,538
Posted By jPV
I would love some serious AGA games too, world is...

I would love some serious AGA games too, world is full of half-assed OCS->AGA conversions and "let's make it run on both" attitude, but something that shows the full potential of AGA machines would...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2018, 20:13
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By jPV
Yeah, SCR is a great game, and especially fun...

Yeah, SCR is a great game, and especially fun with serial linkup and multiplayer (max 8 players in the same league).

Here are some random "highlights" from our Amiga events if someone wants to...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 11:23
Replies: 60
Views: 2,951
Posted By jPV
I think that's way too low. If Vampires have sold...

I think that's way too low. If Vampires have sold something like 3000 units in the recent years, total amount of active users must be much bigger.

Counting forum users also doesn't mean anything,...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 11:09
Replies: 60
Views: 2,951
Posted By jPV
Even if it'd be a rare minority, it doesn't mean...

Even if it'd be a rare minority, it doesn't mean they'd be inactive, quiet, or even that small group. On the contrary, Vampire users are probably the most active part of the Amiga scene currently and...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 10:38
Replies: 60
Views: 2,951
Posted By jPV
It's a rare minority of active users who are...

It's a rare minority of active users who are looking for Vampire and new stuff, at least here in Finland.. most I know are happy with 030 etc accelerators and their old stuff.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 10:31
Replies: 60
Views: 2,951
Posted By jPV
If you have working Amiga(s), for example, since...

If you have working Amiga(s), for example, since 90s and you have upgraded what you need when the prices were cheap, where would you spend money now? There are many people happy with what they have...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 August 2018, 12:07
Replies: 60
Views: 2,951
Posted By jPV
Heh yeah, if comparing to me, I don't watch much...

Heh yeah, if comparing to me, I don't watch much Amiga stuff from Youtube (I find it mostly waste of time, because I'd read articles coverig the same stuff much quicker), never bought anything Amiga...
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 17:09
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By jPV
Yeah, just like I said, source and destination...

Yeah, just like I said, source and destination directories must be different when using wildcards that may pick the destination file too. There's no magic or tricks, just remember that.
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 10:57
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By jPV
Same as I have then. And my Join command is...

Same as I have then. And my Join command is version 37.1 (10/01/91).

I guess you just have to experiment what's up with your system. Try simple example like I did without using the PC drive etc.
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 10:25
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By jPV
Well, works for me. I made a quick test under...

Well, works for me. I made a quick test under emulator with a very plain OS3.1 setup, here's a screenshot what I did. Did you have 3.1 or some older AmigaOS?
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 09:39
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By jPV
#? means all files with or without "." character,...

#? means all files with or without "." character, so practically the same as *.* on MSDOS. But if you only want files which exactly have the "." character, then #?.#? would be more exact, but that's...
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 07:07
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By jPV
AmigaOS comes with the Join command. ...

AmigaOS comes with the Join command.

Examples from the shell:
Join file1 file2 AS file3
Join file#? AS allfiles
Join #? AS megafile

Also DOpus has a builtin function for joining, and you can...
Forum: support.Apps 23 August 2018, 11:00
Replies: 27
Views: 991
Posted By jPV
It depends what TCP/IP stack you are using, or...

It depends what TCP/IP stack you are using, or you have to rely on some 3rd party utilities.

If using AmiTCP/IP based stacks (AmiTCP/IP, Genesis, EasyNet...), you can mount TCP: device, which is...
Forum: support.Apps 19 August 2018, 10:50
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By jPV
Works fine with B1260 here too, I'd also suspect...

Works fine with B1260 here too, I'd also suspect wrong set up of 680x0.libraries. You need a very small "dummy" 68040.library and a proper 68060.library.
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2018, 13:57
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By jPV
Works here under MorphOS at least. So there...

Works here under MorphOS at least. So there shouldn't be nothing outdated in the program itself.
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2018, 09:41
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By jPV
The latest Amiga specific GUI based, and which...

The latest Amiga specific GUI based, and which used to be popular too, is RC-FTPd (http://aminet.net/search?query=rc-ftpd). It's freeware nowadays and worth to try.

There was some other GUI based...
Forum: project.IRC 14 August 2018, 18:58
Replies: 10
Views: 10,342
Posted By jPV
That doesn't sound that good reason, comparing to...

That doesn't sound that good reason, comparing to the loss of users who don't bother with private networks (me included). I know it was cool at time to tinker with own servers, but meh, they really...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2018, 19:04
Replies: 128
Views: 7,831
Posted By jPV
That I'm still using Amiga compatible OS and even...

That I'm still using Amiga compatible OS and even my old classic Amiga software favourites as my daily primary setup, and how polished it actually is and how cool it has became since the 68k days!...
Forum: support.Apps 28 July 2018, 19:37
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By jPV
Hmm.. does that Execute button use the Execute...

Hmm.. does that Execute button use the Execute command, which is meant to run script files? Can it be used for executables too? :)

Or is the button just called Execute, but it does it in some...
Forum: News 22 July 2018, 18:24
Replies: 206
Views: 16,538
Posted By jPV
Hey, this is really great little game! I bought...

Hey, this is really great little game! I bought the download copy some days ago, and tried the ADF quickly under E-UAE... and couldn't resist to play few levels with that before even copying it to...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2018, 06:53
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By jPV
Yes that's correct and a perfectly fine solution....

Yes that's correct and a perfectly fine solution.


I don't think it's any bigger waste with only two partitions, as he suggested. Or even with third big partition some day.

CF cards working on...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2018, 07:38
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By jPV
Yes, it's possible. There are many solutions and...

Yes, it's possible. There are many solutions and it depends if you want to use the Amiga or the modern computer to handle the transfers. In any case you need a TCP/IP stack installed, and if your...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2018, 13:23
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By jPV
Why would it be 32GB? FAT32 can be much bigger...

Why would it be 32GB? FAT32 can be much bigger (2TB - 16TB depending the sector sizes). I have a 2TB FAT32 backup drive myself.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2018, 13:14
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By jPV
And in my experience it's not always a "physical"...

And in my experience it's not always a "physical" thing, it may depend how the card is initialized/formatted. And some non-working cards can be get to working ones.

For example, I have an old...
Forum: support.Other 08 July 2018, 19:30
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By jPV
Remove the "set mychoice 1" line from the...

Remove the "set mychoice 1" line from the previous script and then do:
Echo "1" > ENVARC:mychoice
This works if you're not going to use the script before ENV: has been set.

If you want to change...
Forum: News 07 July 2018, 18:45
Replies: 0
Views: 785
Posted By jPV
Public Release of MorphOS 3.11

News taken from MorphZone (https://morph.zone/modules/news/article_storyid_2414.html):

The MorphOS development team is proud to announce the immediate availability of MorphOS 3.11. In addition to...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2018, 15:52
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By jPV
Hehe, for curiosity, I scanned it with my almost...

Hehe, for curiosity, I scanned it with my almost 20 years old scanner with SCANdal on MorphOS, and then batch cropped/rotated and PDF converted it with my own yet unreleased image processing program...
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