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Forum: MarketPlace 02 March 2007, 19:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By Matfink
bootson me old china, how are things in the land...

bootson me old china, how are things in the land of snags and schooners? yep, i'm back in the old country after my voyage to distant lands, moved up to edinburgh from london to move in with a dandy...
Forum: MarketPlace 02 March 2007, 19:29
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By Matfink
howdy! i'd be innarested to take one of...

howdy!

i'd be innarested to take one of those 1200s of your hands for a reasonable price...how many bills are we talking?
Forum: MarketPlace 04 November 2004, 14:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By Matfink
we'll be in sydney most of the time i reckon, but...

we'll be in sydney most of the time i reckon, but i certainly want to get out and explore the rest of the place as much as possible...
Forum: MarketPlace 02 November 2004, 18:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By Matfink
you were just beaten to the punch...though you're...

you were just beaten to the punch...though you're next in line if anything changes.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2004, 18:38
Replies: 25
Views: 2,910
Posted By Matfink
no, i quite agree. i was talking about the...

no, i quite agree. i was talking about the console market, which is based on an entirely different approach to making profit. in terms of the OS and PC software market, what you say is quite right....
Forum: MarketPlace 02 November 2004, 17:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By Matfink
Amiga, 9, seeks new home

i'm moving to the far side of the world in less than a fortnight's time, and i have yet to find a home for my little miggy A1200. rather than go through all the hassle of listing it on eBay i've...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2004, 16:53
Replies: 25
Views: 2,910
Posted By Matfink
i don't think that's quite true. the gamecube is...

i don't think that's quite true. the gamecube is far more popular in japan than the xbox, and it's nothing to do with how mod-able it is or isn't - it's because the games available appeal more to the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 January 2004, 18:06
Replies: 23
Views: 1,856
Posted By Matfink
i remember this...it was called the G4000 or...

i remember this...it was called the G4000 or something wasn't it? C+VG covered it, but i don't think it lasted long enough to accrue many titles...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 December 2003, 17:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By Matfink
Smile that is way cool :cool ...one suggestion, adding...

that is way cool :cool ...one suggestion, adding joypad support would rock quite alot...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 December 2003, 17:49
Replies: 25
Views: 2,114
Posted By Matfink
if you have a "cash converters" near you have a...

if you have a "cash converters" near you have a look inside - i went in one in camberwell the other day and they had about 5 dreamcasts, £30 each. they also had tons of games...also plenty of N64,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 December 2003, 15:10
Replies: 26
Views: 2,427
Posted By Matfink
in the video config menu, make sure the "use FPS...

in the video config menu, make sure the "use FPS limit" box is ticked, and select "autodetect FPS / Frameskip limit".
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 December 2003, 01:26
Replies: 29
Views: 3,364
Posted By Matfink
this file is SWOS for the PC updated for the...

this file is SWOS for the PC updated for the 03/04 season...are there actually any patches / updates available for the amiga version? i've had a search around and all i can find are PC updates.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 November 2003, 00:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Matfink
looks like shock troopers to me....

looks like shock troopers to me....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 November 2003, 14:00
Replies: 20
Views: 3,601
Posted By Matfink
yep, multiple button presses are supported...and...

yep, multiple button presses are supported...and there's loads of cool stuff available for it, including a port of Doom that's very cool indeed....http://www.gamemobile.co.uk/doom.htm
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 November 2003, 13:47
Replies: 20
Views: 3,601
Posted By Matfink
it's a nokia 3650...

it's a nokia 3650 http://www.nokia.com/nokia/0,,2273,00.html running FRODO http://www.raelity.org/gadget/cellphone/frodo_for_3650.html ....it runs really well, full speed and with sound. i've had a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2003, 15:46
Replies: 20
Views: 3,601
Posted By Matfink
can anyone recommend some good C64 games?

i just got a C64 emulator for my phone, but never having actually owned one (i had an atari 800XL ;) ) i was hoping some of you could point me in the right direction of some good games....

also,...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 November 2003, 00:15
Replies: 13
Views: 2,298
Posted By Matfink
ARRGHHH!!! i'm really getting fed up with this...

ARRGHHH!!! i'm really getting fed up with this bloody thing...first i buy a duff 030 card and now it looks like i've bought a shagged hard drive...:mad :mad

think i'll go back to lameulators (to...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 November 2003, 15:46
Replies: 13
Views: 2,298
Posted By Matfink
ok, this is what happens when i click "read...

ok, this is what happens when i click "read configuration" in HDToolbox...
__________________________
Manufacturers name: Poshaba
Drive Name - AK1924BCR
Drive Revision - S0"1

Cylinders: 29...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2003, 13:57
Replies: 13
Views: 2,298
Posted By Matfink
hey nice one! well, now i know it's not the...

hey nice one!

well, now i know it's not the jumpers....
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2003, 12:26
Replies: 13
Views: 2,298
Posted By Matfink
well it's a 2.5" drive sev, and i've looked all...

well it's a 2.5" drive sev, and i've looked all over toshiba's site and spent ages looking on google, but i can't find any information on jumper settings anywhere. i tried using HDinstTools, and...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2003, 00:41
Replies: 13
Views: 2,298
Posted By Matfink
why ain't my hard disk working?

hi chaps...

i've been trying to install a hard drive into my A1200 for the last couple of hours and it just doesn't seem to want to work...it's a 534mb toshiba MK1924FCV for the record. i booted...
Forum: support.Games 02 November 2003, 13:56
Replies: 17
Views: 4,609
Posted By Matfink
hi T.... well i've been using amiga explorer...

hi T....

well i've been using amiga explorer 4.1 to transfer loads of games - including Speedball 2 - with absolutely no problems. the problem certainly isn't that the games are non-dos, as most...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2003, 15:30
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By Matfink
ok, one more update...i think it actually is the...

ok, one more update...i think it actually is the RAM module after all that. it seems alot more stable with the RAM disabled via the jumper...guess i should buy a new one and see if it works OK!
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2003, 15:22
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By Matfink
it's working! although quite...

it's working! although quite temperamentally...it'll boot workbench, sit there quite happily few a few minutes and then crash with a red software failure...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2003, 15:06
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By Matfink
that's the puppy...with the PLCC FPU...

that's the puppy...with the PLCC FPU...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2003, 15:00
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By Matfink
aha.... there are three jumpers on the card...

aha....

there are three jumpers on the card which i didn't see before - WAIT, SCSI and RAM. by trial and error i've got to the point where the purple "insert disk" screen comes up...but now when i...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2003, 14:39
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By Matfink
it was from eBay...i just emailed the guy and...

it was from eBay...i just emailed the guy and very diplomatically asked him if he tested it before he sent it....
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2003, 14:29
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By Matfink
that's what i'm thinking...oh well, that was...

that's what i'm thinking...oh well, that was rather a waste of £30....
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2003, 14:14
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By Matfink
cheers for your quick response.. well, i...

cheers for your quick response..

well, i already tried removing the RAM, and i don't have a hard drive, so i'm not sure what to do now - i guess it could be that i need a meatier PSU...i even...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2003, 13:27
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By Matfink
Viper 1230 Mk II Turbo Problems

i just bought the above card - it has a 40mhz 030, 8mb of RAM and an FPU (MC68882fn33a)....problem is that when i fit it in the trapdoor slot of my A1200, as soon as i turn the machine on i just get...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2003, 00:38
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Matfink
go to www.maplin.co.uk and search for part number...

go to www.maplin.co.uk and search for part number VD77J...they do a 9-25 null modem cable for £5.99 + P&P which i reckon is pretty good...now all you need to do is work out which software you're...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 October 2003, 02:37
Replies: 5
Views: 1,377
Posted By Matfink
i would have to say that eBay is probably your...

i would have to say that eBay is probably your best bet for a cheapo hard drive...just don't search for "amiga" HD's as the prices seem to be over inflated for some reason. just get a small (by...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 October 2003, 16:08
Replies: 63
Views: 5,119
Posted By Matfink
i'd have to say flashback. was it the first...

i'd have to say flashback. was it the first rotoscoped game? looked jaw-droppingly gorgeous anyway....
Forum: support.Apps 20 October 2003, 21:10
Replies: 4
Views: 2,100
Posted By Matfink
woah, that looks cool. cheers for the heads-up!

woah, that looks cool. cheers for the heads-up!
Forum: support.Apps 20 October 2003, 18:12
Replies: 4
Views: 2,100
Posted By Matfink
cool, thanks! just got to wait till it arrives...

cool, thanks! just got to wait till it arrives now...and then keep looking for a cheap expansion board on eBay and get WHDLoad going! :) :) :D
Forum: support.Apps 20 October 2003, 17:27
Replies: 4
Views: 2,100
Posted By Matfink
HDInstTool

ok, this is a two part question......

1) Does this program only come in German? i've looked a few places but that's the only language i can find.

2) is this the best prog to use for installing...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 September 2003, 15:12
Replies: 41
Views: 5,339
Posted By Matfink
SWOS, Speedball 2, Chaos Engine, and quite a bit...

SWOS, Speedball 2, Chaos Engine, and quite a bit of Huntr....and once i get a HD i'll give beneath a steel sky another bash...never managed to complete it back in the day.....
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 September 2003, 14:09
Replies: 7
Views: 1,266
Posted By Matfink
well i've just lost out on a 127mb HD on...

well i've just lost out on a 127mb HD on eBay....by a mere quid no less! but i'll get the next one....am i right in thinking i'll also need a separate HD controller, or will it slot right in there? ...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 September 2003, 15:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,266
Posted By Matfink
woo hoo!!!

i have just completed my first ever serial transfer! it worked with no problems at all, which surprised me as everything i'd read about amiga / PC transfers made it sound quite tricky. i used a...
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