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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 09:13
Replies: 55
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Posted By MikeB
Sir Fred plays fine as ADF, it's not running too...

Sir Fred plays fine as ADF, it's not running too fast without any adjustments. However I did notice while swapping the controller to the Competition Pro it deactivates the GamePad. This isn't a big...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 May 2022, 21:41
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Super Stardust plays fine with a GamePad, it's...

Super Stardust plays fine with a GamePad, it's only a bit more challenging compared to using the Competition Pro. But a little can still mean a lot for such a difficult game!

When I tried to show...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 May 2022, 12:46
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Just tried Turrican 2 with the Competition Pro...

Just tried Turrican 2 with the Competition Pro USB and it works great! :great

I launched Turrican 2 using the GamePad. Swapped controller and it works immediatly. Primary fire on the left button,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2022, 21:30
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
I first read otherwise, but the Speedlink USB...

I first read otherwise, but the Speedlink USB Competition Pro now functions much better.

One thing I noticed though was that by default I have to launch the game with the GamePad (the previous...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2022, 20:56
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Retro Games has released firmware update v1.1! ...

Retro Games has released firmware update v1.1!

But beware, I read it disables Amiberry's F12 key support!

I'm going to test it anyway... Hope that the Pandory mod does not break when I would...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2022, 11:01
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Eek @ BigD It seems Team Pandory / EmuChicken...

@ BigD


It seems Team Pandory / EmuChicken has 2 player Lemmings and Settlers working with 2 mice! :shocked


"Make your Amiga 500 Mini infinitely better with the A500mini Pandory mod!...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2022, 22:11
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
I got it to work again for 2 player setup...

I got it to work again for 2 player setup (mouse/GamePad)! http://eab.abime.net/images/smilies/great.gif


I deleted the game and its UAE config file, redownloaded the game and set it to 2 mice...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 May 2022, 19:56
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Retro Games on facebook: Regarding incoming...

Retro Games on facebook:

Regarding incoming firmware update

6 mei om 15:55
Just a little end of week update to keep you all ‘in the loop’!
We are in the final testing of the first firmware...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2022, 22:23
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
I recently bought a Speedlink USB Competition...

I recently bought a Speedlink USB Competition Pro. Although I am content with it and have been playing Superfrog a lot with it I cannot recommend it to someone (especially right handed) at this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2022, 09:33
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Now that one is running way too fast by default....

Now that one is running way too fast by default. I will soon try gimbal's suggested workaround.

Prophecy I - The Viking Child (A500) also ran too fast, but with the latest WHDLoad database it runs...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2022, 09:26
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Try deleting the UAE config file. For some reason...

Try deleting the UAE config file. For some reason once it's created it doesn't work no more and you can tinker all you want... Now it just works for me. :-)

As for The Settlers the last time I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2022, 20:41
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Most Amiga games are IMO best played with a...

Most Amiga games are IMO best played with a joystick. http://eab.abime.net/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif


BTW, good to know your games are running. The last day or so I tried Watchtower (A1200),...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2022, 20:50
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Big grin Good news! Team Pandory has RetroArch and ScummVM...

Good news! Team Pandory has RetroArch and ScummVM running natively on the A500 mini: :bowdown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBfnM5eTNAM

They support both mouse and GamePad, so soon it could be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2022, 10:36
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
You're right! But I think the Goblins games...

You're right!

But I think the Goblins games are exceptions. I didn't see them listed on the ScummVM games list.

Gobliiins (A500) and Gobliins 2(A500) both seem to run well, but do require the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 April 2022, 21:41
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
OK, I got the GamePad to work again in the 2...

OK, I got the GamePad to work again in the 2 player mode of Lemmings. I deleted the UAE config file that was created by the A500 Mini when I tried out the PC mouse. It seems to work by default now.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 April 2022, 09:53
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
I also tested Beneath a Steel Sky (A500), Cruise...

I also tested Beneath a Steel Sky (A500), Cruise for a Corpse (A500) and Kings Quest VI (A500). They worked hassle free as far as I can tell. Nice games.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 April 2022, 09:50
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
@ Retro1234 Bubble and Squeak (A1200) and...

@ Retro1234

Bubble and Squeak (A1200) and Gods (A500) work well on the A500 mini. Nice games indeed.

@ Gimbal

I just tested Lotus 2 (A500) and works well.

> - Baby Jo
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2022, 22:01
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
I changed it to "supports GamePad as second...

I changed it to "supports GamePad as second controller". I managed to get the GamePad to work as secondary controller in both Lemmings and The Settlers.

It doesn't always work and the exact...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2022, 16:42
Replies: 55
Views: 2,884
Posted By MikeB
Thumbs up What games to sideload on the A500 Mini? Here's my list:

The reviews of the A500 Mini have generally been positive. Although I find the included games a little of a mixed bag and prefer a joystick for most games. However games including Qwak, Speedball 2...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 April 2022, 16:31
Replies: 93
Views: 11,748
Posted By MikeB
The biggest tech website here in the Netherlands...

The biggest tech website here in the Netherlands also reviewed the A500 mini. Here's their conclusion translated from Dutch into English:

"THEA500 Mini is a very good mini version of the Amiga...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 April 2022, 18:00
Replies: 93
Views: 11,748
Posted By MikeB
How To Play Games Using The DualShock 4...

How To Play Games Using The DualShock 4 Controller On The A500 Mini Console (100%Works):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yke-u1A1fos


Personally I've just ordered a Speedlink Competition Pro...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 April 2022, 17:37
Replies: 93
Views: 11,748
Posted By MikeB
A500 Mini review: a great intro to the world of...

A500 Mini review: a great intro to the world of Commodore Amiga

Eurogamer has published an in depth Digital Foundry review of the new A500 mini retro console, their conclusion:

"So in the end,...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2022, 20:02
Replies: 93
Views: 11,748
Posted By MikeB
@ Anubis Only WHDload format .lha archived.

@ Anubis

Only WHDload format .lha archived.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2022, 18:34
Replies: 93
Views: 11,748
Posted By MikeB
Here's what I posted to Slashdot: "I just...

Here's what I posted to Slashdot:

"I just bought the A500 Mini here in the Netherlands. The first reviews are now available.

The Guardian gives the device a 4 out of 5 score in their review:...
Forum: News 25 December 2021, 21:06
Replies: 0
Views: 1,178
Posted By MikeB
New AmigaOS 4.1 SDK 53.34 available now

Brussels, 25 December 2021
Hyperion Entertainment is very pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new and updated Software Developer Kit...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 November 2021, 20:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By MikeB
I posted the video to slashdot.org: ...

I posted the video to slashdot.org:

https://games.slashdot.org/story/21/11/20/0323204/the-last-days-of-amiga---and-the-lost-amiga-cd64

You're all invited to join me in the discussion. You can...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 November 2021, 09:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By MikeB
THE LOST AMIGA CD64 - After the CD32... - A Commodore History Documentary

Lady Decade talks about the fate of the Amiga CD32 after Commodore's demise, as well as covers what could have been the successor to the short-lived Amiga CD32, the Amiga CD64.

Check out her...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 April 2020, 13:50
Replies: 1,319
Views: 279,221
Posted By MikeB
@ roondar I added a link to this board...

@ roondar

I added a link to this board instead. :spin

@ KK/Altair

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slashdot_effect

"The Slashdot effect, also known as slashdotting, occurs when a popular...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 April 2020, 12:22
Replies: 1,319
Views: 279,221
Posted By MikeB
Good work KK! :great I posted your 'making...

Good work KK! :great

I posted your 'making of' videos to Slashdot and the story got accepted, so expect it on the frontpage of Slashdot.org very soon. ;)
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