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Forum: Amiga scene 19 November 2019, 17:45
Replies: 31
Views: 3,365
Posted By Phantasm
People put a lot of effort into things that...

People put a lot of effort into things that aren't worth it all the time. I for example have put almost 2 years into reverse engineering and redeveloping the Ami-Express BBS software. It's something...
Forum: Member Introductions 18 November 2019, 18:35
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By Phantasm
Leicester local here too although I'm Nottingham...

Leicester local here too although I'm Nottingham born and bred, regular volunteer at the Retro Computer Museum as well :-)

I should add Southwell and Gotham and Loughborough into the list of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 August 2019, 16:33
Replies: 103
Views: 4,918
Posted By Phantasm
If you mean computer games specifically rather...

If you mean computer games specifically rather than video games then there were a couple of educational games we got to play on at school - granny's garden being one of them which is probably known...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 August 2019, 18:45
Replies: 89
Views: 7,349
Posted By Phantasm
while browsing round that site i found this...

while browsing round that site i found this also...


https://tcrf.net/Mega_Lo_Mania_(Amiga)


Knew about the lotus thing but didn't know this about one of my favourite games.
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 August 2019, 12:02
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By Phantasm
ok thanks for looking anyway.

ok thanks for looking anyway.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 August 2019, 17:42
Replies: 39
Views: 2,854
Posted By Phantasm
If things had gone differently with the A300 and...

If things had gone differently with the A300 and it had hit a lower price point then I can totally see the point in it. Being able to sell it at say £200-250 pounds and the new A1200 at £399 would...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 August 2019, 13:00
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By Phantasm
sorry to bump this but any ideas on the most...

sorry to bump this but any ideas on the most recent crash Toni?
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 July 2019, 12:47
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By Phantasm
Had another complete crash today running 4.2.1 ...

Had another complete crash today running 4.2.1

Dump file here:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tMybpAz8NKZT3tZQEveiWeQ1Y64On4tL/view?usp=sharing
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2019, 14:39
Replies: 973
Views: 135,145
Posted By Phantasm
the updates are just a 1 disk update that has to...

the updates are just a 1 disk update that has to be applied on top of your existing installation
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 July 2019, 10:04
Replies: 42
Views: 12,568
Posted By Phantasm
Indeed. I am running mine on azure just because I...

Indeed. I am running mine on azure just because I get free azure hours with my visual studio license :-)

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Forum: support.WinUAE 12 July 2019, 17:43
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By Phantasm
thanks have updated as per your suggestions. Will...

thanks have updated as per your suggestions. Will see how i get on.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 July 2019, 16:53
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By Phantasm
sorry no it was from 4.2.1 beta 2. I'll replace...

sorry no it was from 4.2.1 beta 2. I'll replace it with the final 4.2.1 and send again when I have dump from official release.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 July 2019, 15:57
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By Phantasm
both my winuae instances became unresponsive...

both my winuae instances became unresponsive today. I grabbed a dump from both of them but once I had killed one of them the other one started responding again.


Link to the two dump files on...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 July 2019, 00:12
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
Yes I'm one of the volunteers there :-) Sent...

Yes I'm one of the volunteers there :-)

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Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2019, 18:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By Phantasm
My era was more mid to late 90's too. Did...

My era was more mid to late 90's too.


Did some releases for QTX (Some even needed cracking lol).


Got into the BBS scene and started running a BBS so had to try and balance my cracking...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 July 2019, 19:11
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By Phantasm
running two bbs's on one machine so it would be...

running two bbs's on one machine so it would be nice if they would both run without having to be rebooted every few days :-) I can certainly see how its not a priority for most people though.
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 July 2019, 18:05
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By Phantasm
thanks everyone just wanted to know if this was...

thanks everyone just wanted to know if this was something that others were experiencing. will try to get crash logs. only running 1 instance at the moment to see if its more stable.
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 July 2019, 13:34
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By Phantasm
running two copies of winuae

I don't necessarily have any evidence of a problem I just wanted to get your thoughts on if the problems i'm seeing could be from this.


I run two copies of winUAE running two different...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 June 2019, 17:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By Phantasm
bsdsocket.library is the primary way that all...

bsdsocket.library is the primary way that all amiga applications interface with the network.


If you install a tcp/ip stack you will find that the stack creates a bsdsocket.library (in memory)...
Forum: support.Apps 19 June 2019, 19:48
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By Phantasm
i spent ages trying different ways to run linux...

i spent ages trying different ways to run linux in the cloud using vnc and gave up in the end. I was never able to get decent mouse control.


I'm running windows and winuae now and it works fine...
Forum: support.Apps 14 June 2019, 19:25
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By Phantasm
i've done quite a bit of stuff with tcp/ip using...

i've done quite a bit of stuff with tcp/ip using bsdsocket recently and i haven't seen much in the way of issues using winuae bsdsocket vs a real stack if the apps just access the socket layer...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 June 2019, 14:00
Replies: 56
Views: 7,618
Posted By Phantasm
you can but what's the point of using EHB on AGA...

you can but what's the point of using EHB on AGA machines. You have the extra palette registers available so an extra bitplane will give you 64 colours which you can have complete control over...
Forum: News 05 June 2019, 11:51
Replies: 6
Views: 1,157
Posted By Phantasm
Thanks guys, i've put a lot of work into this...

Thanks guys, i've put a lot of work into this over the last year and a bit. Obviously something like this has a very limited appeal but its good to know people appreciate it.
Forum: News 04 June 2019, 14:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,157
Posted By Phantasm
Ami-Express 5.1.0 update released

Available in the Zone now and later on Aminet once it is updated...



[sof] ____
___________ __\ /________ ________________________________
\_ _ ¬\ ¬\/ ¬\\/¡ ...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 June 2019, 15:20
Replies: 42
Views: 12,568
Posted By Phantasm
Nice thread :-) there's still a few Amiga boards...

Nice thread :-) there's still a few Amiga boards running, great nostalgia for those of us who remember the old days.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2019, 14:07
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
Assuming we can get somewhere for a reasonable...

Assuming we can get somewhere for a reasonable price that's fine by me

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Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2019, 18:52
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
Either is fine for me also

Either is fine for me also
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2019, 11:27
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
1..Mark Sealey 2..Dan Wood 3..Trixster 4....

1..Mark Sealey
2..Dan Wood
3..Trixster
4. Phantasm
Forum: Amiga scene 29 May 2019, 00:08
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
So many people from Nottingham, several of you...

So many people from Nottingham, several of you that even have it listed and I never noticed it at all. Guess my eyes were just not drawn to that bit where it says the location.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2019, 21:04
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
Aha.. I knew/know your brother quite well. I ran...

Aha.. I knew/know your brother quite well. I ran one of said bbs's.

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Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2019, 20:57
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
I need to stock up on blank disks so we can do...

I need to stock up on blank disks so we can do some swapping ike the old days lol

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Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2019, 14:19
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
Cool. In the early to mid 90's I used to hang out...

Cool. In the early to mid 90's I used to hang out with some Amiga fans in whitemoor/old-basford area of Nottingham at a pd-library where we used to trade games and the like.

Sent from my I3213...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2019, 13:28
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
Of course. I was heavily into the Amiga scene,...

Of course. I was heavily into the Amiga scene, throughout most of the 90's.


Where is not far from here?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 May 2019, 23:19
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By Phantasm
I'm originally from Nottingham. I'm suprised I...

I'm originally from Nottingham. I'm suprised I never heard of Nottingham Amiga club. I live in Leicester now but i'd be up for a trip to Nottingham to meet up. When was the Nottingham Amiga Club...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 May 2019, 16:28
Replies: 206
Views: 14,988
Posted By Phantasm
In some ways Amiga Forever could be likened to...

In some ways Amiga Forever could be likened to the current mini-console releases.


They (and it) aren't aimed at retro enthusiasts and people who have been emulating these platforms for years....
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2019, 15:03
Replies: 92
Views: 8,613
Posted By Phantasm
I was comparing Amiga api's to that of it's...

I was comparing Amiga api's to that of it's competitor back in the day. I don't disagree that things have moved on. I disagree that they were a joke though. There was lots of good ideas that were...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2019, 14:22
Replies: 92
Views: 8,613
Posted By Phantasm
From a programming perspective (as in the api...

From a programming perspective (as in the api provided to use by programmers). Kickstart 2.0 is easily on a par with windows 3.1 and personally i'd say Kickstart 3.0 its a close run against Windows...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 May 2019, 18:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,978
Posted By Phantasm
ah.. thats the tune i always think of as "the...

ah.. thats the tune i always think of as "the axels magic hammer" tune but as soon as i saw the steel crack intro I knew exactly which tune you meant.
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 May 2019, 13:59
Replies: 37
Views: 3,006
Posted By Phantasm
This looks quite cool although i was trying to...

This looks quite cool although i was trying to think of a good use case for this.



I wonder if creating a snapshot with the machine sitting at workbench with all my startup stuff loaded and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 May 2019, 00:34
Replies: 26
Views: 1,800
Posted By Phantasm
I've thought about it many times and even bid on...

I've thought about it many times and even bid on them from time to time but I don't think I'd get enough use out of it for the price they go for now. I have a 1200 that i picked up a few years ago...
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