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Forum: support.Other Yesterday, 22:38
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By BarryB
Just noticed Sexy Beautys AGA is also a PDX...

Just noticed Sexy Beautys AGA is also a PDX release, same year as Abandoned Places 2, 1993.

However, Art Expression v1.0 was released in 1992 so it's Bootblock could not have been 'ripped' from...
Forum: support.Other Yesterday, 14:18
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By BarryB
Already looked but nothing obvious. On the...

Already looked but nothing obvious.

On the Art Expression disks there is some German text but some of the characters are not showing due to my Workbench/Windows being English:
...
Forum: support.Other Yesterday, 12:50
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By BarryB
Identify this Bootblock maker!

Found this bootblock on a couple of disks but no idea what program was used to make it, the vertical bars also move left and right and can be slow or fast moving!

Found it on Sexy Beautys AGA and...
Forum: request.Other 13 September 2020, 18:22
Replies: 27
Views: 4,962
Posted By BarryB
It's compressed data too, so you would need to...

It's compressed data too, so you would need to know the compression format and the offsets that load each piece of data from the diskcat program, only people familiar with Amiga coding will be able...
Forum: request.Other 13 September 2020, 18:04
Replies: 27
Views: 4,962
Posted By BarryB
I think the disk is a hybrid DOS/Trackload so the...

I think the disk is a hybrid DOS/Trackload so the data is loaded off certain NDOS tracks and decrunched as needed! BattleChess uses a similar approach of DOS files and 'hidden' data!

If you copy...
Forum: support.Games 01 September 2020, 21:35
Replies: 30
Views: 2,523
Posted By BarryB
Were you using 2 drives in WinUAE? If so, try...

Were you using 2 drives in WinUAE? If so, try using 1 drive and swapping disks!

I made a 1 disk version using Crunchmania for the Data.xx files and rtdd, also compressed all EXE files with...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 01 September 2020, 21:21
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By BarryB
No official IPF exists and not seen anyone...

No official IPF exists and not seen anyone sharing SCP images!

Maybe someone like dlfrsilver has a dump or another forum member?
Forum: support.Games 01 September 2020, 21:05
Replies: 30
Views: 2,523
Posted By BarryB
It saves Highscores to Disk 2, it's a plain text...

It saves Highscores to Disk 2, it's a plain text file so just edit in the score you want :D

Interestingly, if you DELETE Data.21 off of Disk 2 it asks for 'wtw 2' and won't go no further!
Forum: support.Games 01 September 2020, 21:00
Replies: 30
Views: 2,523
Posted By BarryB
Initial highscores are hard coded in the main...

Initial highscores are hard coded in the main exe, new Highscores are saved to a file called HIVOD, HITEC or HICHA dependng on the level played.
Forum: support.Games 01 September 2020, 19:09
Replies: 30
Views: 2,523
Posted By BarryB
CD Software Explosion 2 Virtual Computer Pets and...

CD Software Explosion 2 Virtual Computer Pets and PGC 07 CD have the same 0 byte Data.21 file!
Forum: support.Games 31 August 2020, 19:53
Replies: 30
Views: 2,523
Posted By BarryB
Seems every copy you download from the net and on...

Seems every copy you download from the net and on various CD's are the same DD, even the Wtw_2.lha archive on Aminet has the same 0 byte Data.21 file!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 August 2020, 18:12
Replies: 180
Views: 8,330
Posted By BarryB
So what image is it then?

So what image is it then?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 August 2020, 11:30
Replies: 180
Views: 8,330
Posted By BarryB
Wonder if Turrican II they include is the same...

Wonder if Turrican II they include is the same broken ADF image that Factor 5 had on their website or the official IPF?
Forum: HOL news 24 August 2020, 20:54
Replies: 68
Views: 19,685
Posted By BarryB
Something like this...

Something like this (https://www.paessler.com/howto-free-network-monitoring) would do!
Forum: HOL news 24 August 2020, 18:49
Replies: 68
Views: 19,685
Posted By BarryB
I would have thought some form of heart beat /...

I would have thought some form of heart beat / server monitoring would be in place to alert RCK to a problem.
Forum: HOL news 24 August 2020, 17:26
Replies: 68
Views: 19,685
Posted By BarryB
HOL still not working, someone kick the server...

HOL still not working, someone kick the server please!
Forum: HOL news 23 August 2020, 18:19
Replies: 68
Views: 19,685
Posted By BarryB
Been down since this morning!

Been down since this morning!
Forum: support.Games 23 August 2020, 14:24
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By BarryB
Attribute issue! I don't thnk this game is...

Attribute issue!

I don't thnk this game is OS2 / OS3 friendly either!
Forum: support.Games 23 August 2020, 11:17
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By BarryB
I could but it would be 'un-official' and I don't...

I could but it would be 'un-official' and I don't want to spread 'un-official' IPF's even if other people have!

Extended ADF's are the best you'll get for now!
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 14 August 2020, 21:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By BarryB
That's why I said you was 'thinking' of using d-u...

That's why I said you was 'thinking' of using d-u as the amount of time to add one format is hours of work and, with the exception of some variants of copylock/speedlock, the most common formats are...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 12 August 2020, 17:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By BarryB
I think Keir was also thinking of using...

I think Keir was also thinking of using disk-utilities in conjunction with Greaseweazle so it would verify against a known format in disk-utilities while dumping, so you would know if your disk was...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 11 August 2020, 17:54
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By BarryB
The guys behind SPS designed the Kryoflux, so...

The guys behind SPS designed the Kryoflux, so yes, they are the same guys!
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 02 August 2020, 17:39
Replies: 555
Views: 62,942
Posted By BarryB
No point bothering with them if they are modified!

No point bothering with them if they are modified!
Forum: support.Games 31 July 2020, 20:02
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By BarryB
I think you are correct! Just looked at some...

I think you are correct!

Just looked at some images via a web search and in the few pics of the Race 'n' Chase pack (or Fast 'n' Furious as it was also known) none show a code wheel. So probably...
Forum: support.Games 31 July 2020, 15:31
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By BarryB
Sleep? What's that? I have an A500 boxed...

Sleep? What's that?


I have an A500 boxed version with code wheel, poster, postcard, manual and other material but not A1200. Just wondering why there is an A1200 version that has no code wheel...
Forum: support.Games 31 July 2020, 12:19
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By BarryB
Nigel Mansell's World Championship AGA code wheel question!

I have 3 copies of this game, all loose disks, for the A1200 as printed on the black label of the disk!

2 versions have no code wheel protection when loading yet one copy does? The 2 loose disks...
Forum: support.Games 30 July 2020, 15:07
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By BarryB
Smash 16 'Free game offer' disks

Have come across some disks in a loose bundle that are on the Smash 16 label and say on the disks 'FREE GAME OFFER NOT FOR RESALE'

The disks are Outlands / Dizzy Dice and Spidertronic.

Anyone...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 28 July 2020, 12:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By BarryB
Uncompressing the exe files just saves decrunch...

Uncompressing the exe files just saves decrunch time and there is enough space on the disk when you have compressed the data to have both exe files uncompressed! You can also exit the intro by...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 28 July 2020, 00:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By BarryB
I did wonder if it was a compression issue but...

I did wonder if it was a compression issue but like you say, the files are too big to fit on the disk uncompressed, unles you use runtime data compression like powerpacker data or crunchmania data...
Forum: OT - Gaming 27 July 2020, 19:09
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By BarryB
There, fixed that for you :great

There, fixed that for you :great
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 27 July 2020, 14:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By BarryB
No, it really is missing, the file is not on the...

No, it really is missing, the file is not on the official IPF!
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 27 July 2020, 13:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By BarryB
That's the issue, you can't get the intro and the...

That's the issue, you can't get the intro and the game running one after the other without intervention! The intro actually loads 'cct' after it finishes but it doesn't run for some reason, if you...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 27 July 2020, 12:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By BarryB
I have a copy of CCT from the Amiga Challenge...

I have a copy of CCT from the Amiga Challenge compilation with code protection, it's different from IPF 920 as the intro is there but it's not run in the startup-sequence, a file called 'mj' is used...
Forum: HOL data problems 20 July 2020, 11:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,754
Posted By BarryB
Or most reviewers had a preview copy without that...

Or most reviewers had a preview copy without that screen? Mind you, Amiga Power had to buy their copy as Team 17 wouldn't send them copies of their games to review!

The box also says it's 'AGA...
Forum: HOL data problems 19 July 2020, 23:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,754
Posted By BarryB
I guess only Andy Davidson would really know but...

I guess only Andy Davidson would really know but you're more than likely right in what you say! Just wonder why no one ever mentioned it when it was released, it's kind of obvious once you load it,...
Forum: HOL data problems 19 July 2020, 22:26
Replies: 6
Views: 1,754
Posted By BarryB
Yes, I know there is an AGA Director's Cut,...

Yes, I know there is an AGA Director's Cut, that's not the issue!

I'm just seeing the ingame title clearly saying 'The Directors Cut' but it's not the AGA version, so why put that title in the...
Forum: HOL data problems 19 July 2020, 18:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,754
Posted By BarryB
Worms OCS/ECS entry not mentioned as The Director's Cut!

The entry for Worms OCS/ECS just states it's Worms. The screenshot in that entry shows it's The Director's Cut:

http://hol.abime.net/pic_full/screenshot/1701-1800/1779_screen1.png

I gather ALL...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 July 2020, 11:10
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By BarryB
Damn! Was Having issues with HOL yesterday, so...

Damn! Was Having issues with HOL yesterday, so didn't think to check that entry, thanks for pointing it out! The official IPF has the 4 disks, manual and box scans included but nowhere does it...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 July 2020, 00:49
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By BarryB
Pinball Fantasies 3 disk version!

The WHDLoad for Pinball Fantasies doesn't recognise my 3 disk version, only the 4 disk version which I don't have! All the copies i've seen on ebay show 3 disks and the copy I have also has 3 disks...
Forum: News 18 July 2020, 13:53
Replies: 145
Views: 20,052
Posted By BarryB
And it's back up, was it rebooting?

And it's back up, was it rebooting?
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