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Forum: OT - General 14 January 2020, 15:26
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Hewitson
As someone who spends quite a bit of time on...

As someone who spends quite a bit of time on Reddit, I disagree. Yes it does have it's fair share of idiots, but it's still a great resource with a LOT of interesting information to offer.
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Forum: OT - Gaming 14 January 2020, 15:01
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By Hewitson
I was very tempted to get The Outer Worlds. The...

I was very tempted to get The Outer Worlds. The previews looked great. Then someone speedran it in 12 minutes.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 January 2020, 14:32
Replies: 152
Views: 4,489
Posted By Hewitson
I can't believe this thread even exists. ...

I can't believe this thread even exists.

Look up Thunder Force IV, MUSHA, or any of the other good MD shooters. A 1200 couldn't imagine running these games in it's wildest dreams.

This will be...
Forum: OT - General 13 January 2020, 02:47
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Hewitson
I try to minimise my time on Facebook. Most toxic...

I try to minimise my time on Facebook. Most toxic website on the internet and full of rude, illiterate morons who can't even spell their own language.

I'd estimate at least 95% of people don't...
Forum: support.Games 10 January 2020, 13:37
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By Hewitson
In that case, it should be possible to convert...

In that case, it should be possible to convert The World Warrior into Champion Edition or even Hyper Fighting.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2020, 13:09
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Hewitson
I don't know much about the internals of these...

I don't know much about the internals of these monitors, but I am willing to bet that it wouldn't be too difficult to convert one to run on 110V. There's probably schematics available.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 13:04
Replies: 26
Views: 609
Posted By Hewitson
To be perfectly honest, I don't remember ever...

To be perfectly honest, I don't remember ever being impressed by any water effects on the Amiga.

I always thought the LEGEND + NEI intro on the 64 with the water and the raindrops was cool...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2020, 06:18
Replies: 90
Views: 3,258
Posted By Hewitson
Exactly. I'm sure we've all got old PC's laying...

Exactly. I'm sure we've all got old PC's laying around, why risk a bad dump with a dodgy USB-IDE converter?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 January 2020, 12:47
Replies: 113
Views: 7,027
Posted By Hewitson
Nope. Wolf3D ran perfectly on a 286.

Nope. Wolf3D ran perfectly on a 286.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 11:58
Replies: 61
Views: 2,510
Posted By Hewitson
Surface mount technology wasn't very common when...

Surface mount technology wasn't very common when the 500 was released.
Forum: OT - Technical 06 January 2020, 04:26
Replies: 29
Views: 2,033
Posted By Hewitson
Ah, it's trying to do what macOS does. How cute.

Ah, it's trying to do what macOS does. How cute.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2020, 04:14
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Hewitson
Have you tried it without the 030?

Have you tried it without the 030?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 04:01
Replies: 61
Views: 2,510
Posted By Hewitson
Yeah, I didn't think it was excessively big back...

Yeah, I didn't think it was excessively big back then at all. Seems like a monstrosity these days :laughing
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 January 2020, 03:59
Replies: 75
Views: 2,420
Posted By Hewitson
Yes it is. Many Amiga games are "leaps and...

Yes it is. Many Amiga games are "leaps and bounds" better than their ST counterparts, as said above.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 January 2020, 11:53
Replies: 75
Views: 2,420
Posted By Hewitson
Surely you're not suggesting the ST version is...

Surely you're not suggesting the ST version is better than the Amiga version?

Look how small the game screen is, and the framerate is even worse than Amiga. They're both terrible conversions,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 10:53
Replies: 61
Views: 2,510
Posted By Hewitson
Or ones that didn't, either. The sprite...

Or ones that didn't, either. The sprite capabilities just aren't good enough.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 January 2020, 10:43
Replies: 60
Views: 4,257
Posted By Hewitson
The loading could actually be slower. It's...

The loading could actually be slower. It's generally quicker to load one big file than a heap of small ones.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2020, 08:15
Replies: 90
Views: 3,258
Posted By Hewitson
This is exactly what ddrescue does...

This is exactly what ddrescue does...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 January 2020, 07:57
Replies: 54
Views: 2,963
Posted By Hewitson
What a silly thing to say. You might get a better...

What a silly thing to say. You might get a better framerate on a PC, but games never run as smoothly on computers.

Windows is doing so many more things in the background compared to a console,...
Forum: support.Apps 03 January 2020, 07:34
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Hewitson
Not sure I understand what you're saying here. ...

Not sure I understand what you're saying here.

The monitor drivers are currently in Storage3.1:Monitors. Simply moving them to Storage3.1:Devs/Monitors means that they'll automatically be loaded...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2020, 06:29
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Hewitson
Do you really need them on an ADF? Can you not...

Do you really need them on an ADF? Can you not use a dir as a harddrive and simply extract the files there? It would be a far quicker and simpler solution.
Forum: OT - General 03 January 2020, 06:06
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By Hewitson
For me, emulation doesn't even come close. The...

For me, emulation doesn't even come close. The scrolling is never absolutely flawless like on a real machine. The music doesn't sound quite the same. The mouse and joystick isn't the same. It has no...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2020, 06:02
Replies: 113
Views: 7,027
Posted By Hewitson
This is why Hackintoshes are so popular. ...

This is why Hackintoshes are so popular.

Apple should forget about selling their overpriced, underpowered hardware and focus on selling the OS. They don't seem to realise that's why people buy...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 January 2020, 04:57
Replies: 54
Views: 2,963
Posted By Hewitson
I've never tried to crack a modern game, but I'd...

I've never tried to crack a modern game, but I'd be surprised if something like SecuROM was anywhere near as complex to crack as some of the protections on the 64 & Amiga.
Forum: OT - General 01 January 2020, 13:32
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By Hewitson
I'd say there's almost definitely more emulator...

I'd say there's almost definitely more emulator users, but I have no statistics.
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 January 2020, 13:30
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Hewitson
There's also the open source command line utility...

There's also the open source command line utility unADF (my personal recommendation).
Forum: support.Apps 01 January 2020, 12:07
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Hewitson
Nice guide. I don't believe the modifications to...

Nice guide. I don't believe the modifications to the s-s are necessary though, couldn't you just put the Monitor drivers in Devs:Monitors?
Forum: support.FS-UAE 01 January 2020, 11:53
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Hewitson
Looks like it's just an NTSC game to me...

Looks like it's just an NTSC game to me...
Forum: OT - Technical 31 December 2019, 06:50
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Hewitson
They are. Microsoft and Google wouldn't be two of...

They are. Microsoft and Google wouldn't be two of the richest companies on the planet if they weren't.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 December 2019, 12:53
Replies: 113
Views: 7,027
Posted By Hewitson
That's simply not true. The AGA machines already...

That's simply not true. The AGA machines already sold very poorly. Imagine if there was absolutely no compatibility with previous Amiga models?
Forum: Music. Tutorials 28 December 2019, 00:37
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Hewitson
A MID file certainly wouldn't be very usable on...

A MID file certainly wouldn't be very usable on the Amiga, you could possibly create the music with a midi composer and then convert the notes to a MOD-type format, you'd need to load in the samples...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 December 2019, 14:57
Replies: 60
Views: 4,257
Posted By Hewitson
Day of the Tentacle and Sam & Max aren't exactly...

Day of the Tentacle and Sam & Max aren't exactly native games. They're only playable via ScummVM.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 December 2019, 13:23
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Hewitson
The microfibre cloth is essential for things like...

The microfibre cloth is essential for things like electronics, car interiors, etc. You'll get lint all over your newly-cleaned surface, otherwise.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 December 2019, 06:48
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Hewitson
Agreed. The RCA jacks are definitely not a...

Agreed. The RCA jacks are definitely not a proprietary Amiga part.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 December 2019, 05:54
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Hewitson
I didn't even notice that, I just thought that...

I didn't even notice that, I just thought that the idea of using 2 of them was funny :)
Forum: support.Hardware 25 December 2019, 05:16
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Hewitson
Should certainly be possible using a...

Should certainly be possible using a microprocessor. Some of them even have hardware USB.

I could possibly be bothered to try and make one, but I do not have the required hardware.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 December 2019, 05:11
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Hewitson
:laughing

:laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 December 2019, 04:36
Replies: 42
Views: 3,919
Posted By Hewitson
Yes, the Plextor drives are very highly regarded....

Yes, the Plextor drives are very highly regarded. Especially the SCSI models.

Can honestly say I've never had a failed burn on any of my LG drives though. They're also great drives, but much...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2019, 01:15
Replies: 90
Views: 3,258
Posted By Hewitson
As far as I'm aware, PAR hard drives use a...

As far as I'm aware, PAR hard drives use a proprietary file system.

Last time I checked Linux only had support for Amiga FFS partitions. So it would be no more helpful than a real Amiga (without...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2019, 09:51
Replies: 426
Views: 22,544
Posted By Hewitson
The Master System version is far better. Better...

The Master System version is far better. Better graphics, better music, and MUCH better framerate.
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