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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 10:11
Replies: 180
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Posted By dreadnought
So I suppose they painstakingly hand-write every...

So I suppose they painstakingly hand-write every manual, and chisel every cart? Don't be ridiculous - it's 2020.

Writing a game from scratch is "a lot of work". Putting an emu wrap on a rom and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2020, 18:16
Replies: 180
Views: 8,294
Posted By dreadnought
Can you enlighten us what does this "lot of work"...

Can you enlighten us what does this "lot of work" actually entail?
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 17 September 2020, 22:34
Replies: 41
Views: 10,101
Posted By dreadnought
Oh boy, it's over 300GB now. A monster. Guess a...

Oh boy, it's over 300GB now. A monster. Guess a new HDD is needed for this & exodos.
Forum: News 17 September 2020, 22:31
Replies: 34
Views: 3,815
Posted By dreadnought
Decided to try it, for the old time's sake (EotB...

Decided to try it, for the old time's sake (EotB addict). Not bad at all, at least fx/gfx and general polish. There's not much action on this level though...or maybe there is later? Embarassingly I...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2020, 21:50
Replies: 147
Views: 18,867
Posted By dreadnought
I'm a bit wary of these side projects because I...

I'm a bit wary of these side projects because I bought ZX Uno first and it wasn't a good experience - only ZX core was decent enough, rest was half baked, the project defunct, Spanish forum... I went...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2020, 17:11
Replies: 147
Views: 18,867
Posted By dreadnought
I don't know about MIDI but for analog video you...

I don't know about MIDI but for analog video you only need HDMI-VGA DAC: https://github.com/MiSTer-devel/Main_MiSTer/wiki/Direct-Video

Or the I/O board with analog VGA out.

For DB9 you buy...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2020, 12:59
Replies: 147
Views: 18,867
Posted By dreadnought
32MB SDRAM is enough for everything but some big...

32MB SDRAM is enough for everything but some big NeoGeo games.

So, you'll need
-DE10 board
-32SDRAM
-OTG USB hub (powered is best).
-heatsink & fan

Overall~ 150E
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2020, 12:37
Replies: 147
Views: 18,867
Posted By dreadnought
I had a brief check once and I'm pretty sure AGS...

I had a brief check once and I'm pretty sure AGS is just WHDload collection. There are no adfs, so you also miss out on a huge number of games.

The forced NTSC is extremely silly and it makes me...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2020, 12:21
Replies: 835
Views: 57,715
Posted By dreadnought
I did disable HT but it didn't do anything. But -...

I did disable HT but it didn't do anything. But - I had a BREAKTHROUGH yesterday!

Behold, cpuspd: https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=74359&hilit=cpuspd

It's a new slowdown utilty and...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 September 2020, 10:16
Replies: 147
Views: 18,867
Posted By dreadnought
Nobody's "demanding" anything. We're simply...

Nobody's "demanding" anything. We're simply talking about issues that exist and need fixing. If you don't do that it might never happen (Minimig's been around for years). Devs are humans, not some...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 September 2020, 21:29
Replies: 147
Views: 18,867
Posted By dreadnought
The price is ~150E for a setup which will run...

The price is ~150E for a setup which will run everything but few NeoGeo games. Considering how many cores it offers it's really not that much.

MiSTer is very unlikely to ever support the later...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 September 2020, 20:38
Replies: 147
Views: 18,867
Posted By dreadnought
That might be true for A500, but A1200 still...

That might be true for A500, but A1200 still needs to improve.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2020, 16:35
Replies: 180
Views: 8,294
Posted By dreadnought
The modern releases, even if they are crap...

The modern releases, even if they are crap (subjective) usually have big costs involved in producing them.
The SLG operation (and similar) has just the cost of licensing, which is incomparably...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2020, 15:04
Replies: 835
Views: 57,715
Posted By dreadnought
@lesta_smsc: nah, did not have time yet. Maybe...

@lesta_smsc: nah, did not have time yet. Maybe today. I was actually trying the ao486 - MiSTer core for ~486 era DOS machine. It's awesome, but has one deadly flaw - it does not display properly on...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 September 2020, 15:29
Replies: 98
Views: 13,889
Posted By dreadnought
Another day, another spiteful drama. Amiga...

Another day, another spiteful drama. Amiga community is truly hexed.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 September 2020, 12:58
Replies: 835
Views: 57,715
Posted By dreadnought
Try Planet's Edge, it is really hard to get the...

Try Planet's Edge, it is really hard to get the speed right.

@Anubis: Mo'slo smallest is a fraction fo a percent (I think 0.33). In the paid-for version you can also set switches to match speed of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 September 2020, 12:54
Replies: 180
Views: 8,294
Posted By dreadnought
This has to be one of the lamest excuses ever....

This has to be one of the lamest excuses ever. Cart/disc sizes measure in gigabytes, and "consistency in gameplay experience" is just nonsensical gobbledygook.
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 12 September 2020, 22:13
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By dreadnought
None of the above would matter if they wanted to...

None of the above would matter if they wanted to do something about it. As IP holders I'm pretty sure they have all sorts of clauses to cover all sorts of situations.

The fact they are being...
Forum: OT - Technical 12 September 2020, 19:35
Replies: 27
Views: 814
Posted By dreadnought
I just don't feel a need to update. My take on...

I just don't feel a need to update. My take on web security differs from the norm slightly, I guess ;)

My laptop is a bit more up to date because it has some sort of problem hibernating and...
Forum: OT - Technical 11 September 2020, 18:17
Replies: 27
Views: 814
Posted By dreadnought
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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 September 2020, 15:11
Replies: 835
Views: 57,715
Posted By dreadnought
The real question is "what is too fast for...

The real question is "what is too fast for Mo'Slo?". I know this program does work after all, just what's the maximum Pentium speed it can handle?

Yes, for really old games even early Pentiums...
Forum: OT - Technical 11 September 2020, 12:29
Replies: 27
Views: 814
Posted By dreadnought
Me, I like to live dangerously. Updates=blocked...

Me, I like to live dangerously. Updates=blocked :cool
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 September 2020, 19:03
Replies: 835
Views: 57,715
Posted By dreadnought
Thank you for the suggestions gents. I will test...

Thank you for the suggestions gents. I will test it when I have a bit of time. Though perhaps this machine is just too fast.

I will try disabling stuff, and these slow down programs you have...
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 13:43
Replies: 386
Views: 36,608
Posted By dreadnought
I think you're misreading such comments and...

I think you're misreading such comments and "attitude". Sure, it exists sometimes, but I feel most people just want to talk about the game and what extra stuff they would like to see, or if version...
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 12:34
Replies: 386
Views: 36,608
Posted By dreadnought
Sorry mate, but I'm not a big fan of this...

Sorry mate, but I'm not a big fan of this argument :) Keep hearing it in the MiSTer world all the time - "why don't you do it yourself?". Sure, an old git like me can totally drop everything IRL and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 September 2020, 12:19
Replies: 835
Views: 57,715
Posted By dreadnought
It seems like all that struggle setting up my...

It seems like all that struggle setting up my machine was time wasted. I can't get any games that run too fast to slow down. I'm using Mo'Slo 1.5 (basic) with the lowest values possible (0.33, or no...
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 10:26
Replies: 386
Views: 36,608
Posted By dreadnought
And that's perfectly fine...otherwise feature...

And that's perfectly fine...otherwise feature creep might set in. I'd much rather see it released sooner then later, and then you can think about adding stuff like weapons/50fps/platform...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 06 September 2020, 23:22
Replies: 51
Views: 3,639
Posted By dreadnought
Just finished reading about "RetroPC1010" on his...

Just finished reading about "RetroPC1010" on his page. What a trip.

Centron 3D itself looks quite fabulously crazy, no matter if it's an intentional parody or serious attempt. Reading about him...
Forum: OT - Gaming 04 September 2020, 17:38
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By dreadnought
I don't have a modern rig atm, haven't had one...

I don't have a modern rig atm, haven't had one for quite few years now, but FO4 is only one of the few AAA games I actually miss playing. Top 5 of all time material for me.

Unlike Skyrim, my mod...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 04 September 2020, 17:29
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By dreadnought
Rubbish. Black Panther character was created in...

Rubbish. Black Panther character was created in 1966. And the movie was first pitched in 1992.

I don't care for it much myself but not because "I haven't been born with one" but simply because I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2020, 15:52
Replies: 835
Views: 57,715
Posted By dreadnought
Ufff. Spent few evenings in driver hell. People...

Ufff. Spent few evenings in driver hell. People like to complain about modern Win but also forget (or don't know) about the "fun" we had back then.

It's not perfect yet (Win side is still a bit of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2020, 15:41
Replies: 83
Views: 4,457
Posted By dreadnought
:cool Look, I'm happy that some people are...

:cool

Look, I'm happy that some people are still making SP maps, speedrunning and whatnot. But we've been talking about old times, and the situation was a little bit different back then. Sure, I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2020, 15:23
Replies: 83
Views: 4,457
Posted By dreadnought
Well, maybe they're too chicken to play MP. It's...

Well, maybe they're too chicken to play MP. It's not for the faint of heart :)
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2020, 12:44
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By dreadnought
I put it away because it was inconvenient, but...

I put it away because it was inconvenient, but wasn't sure I'm not exposing the innards to some terrible danger. Glad for the OP :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2020, 11:37
Replies: 83
Views: 4,457
Posted By dreadnought
Quake 1-2 had SP campaigns but this game was...

Quake 1-2 had SP campaigns but this game was always about MP. Even though I love single player FPSs I had to admit they were very forgettable. Especially #1, it was funny how thay called it a day...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2020, 16:40
Replies: 180
Views: 8,294
Posted By dreadnought
There is a very big market for well-done, side...

There is a very big market for well-done, side scrolling, pixel art games. The Turrican IP could be just additional bonus.

What you say about F5 not beind a real codeshop, just an entity to do...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 03 September 2020, 14:27
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By dreadnought
Space Job seems like the closest guess so far....

Space Job seems like the closest guess so far. Interesting game, not heard of it as well.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 September 2020, 20:05
Replies: 180
Views: 8,294
Posted By dreadnought
Guilty as charged. About Turrican 4, I'm...

Guilty as charged.

About Turrican 4, I'm not sure. There have been so many similar follow ups since the retro-craze kicked in, and most of them are totally forgettable (if not just downright...
Forum: OT - General 01 September 2020, 18:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By dreadnought
Unless you're using ungoogled Chromium (which I...

Unless you're using ungoogled Chromium (which I am forced to, seein as Chrome is required by my workplace) all the spyware hooks to google are still there.

Brave's model always seemed highly...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 September 2020, 14:38
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By dreadnought
I'm a complete noob when it comes to WB but have...

I'm a complete noob when it comes to WB but have managed to create some >1GB hdfs recently (first blank, then copied system on them as well).

I have largerly followed the attached guide, maybe...
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