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Forum: support.Games 07 September 2019, 11:00
Replies: 29
Views: 1,550
Posted By ScottJ85
That's what I was going to suggest, I used to...

That's what I was going to suggest, I used to play the Fun School series all the time as a primary school age kid.
Forum: OT - General 17 June 2019, 13:19
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By ScottJ85
The Amiga community is full of nice people, I've...

The Amiga community is full of nice people, I've never met this man but he sounds great. Nomination seconded.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2019, 02:37
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By ScottJ85
Some journalists don't even bother doing the most...

Some journalists don't even bother doing the most basic research on anything that falls outside their immediate area of expertise.
Forum: MarketPlace 24 May 2019, 06:43
Replies: 56
Views: 3,965
Posted By ScottJ85
I work in the education system in Australia and I...

I work in the education system in Australia and I come across Apple II stuff hidden away in storage from time to time. The Apple II was very heavily used in Australian schools up until the mid...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2019, 04:56
Replies: 156
Views: 19,112
Posted By ScottJ85
I've found most of the retro communities on FB...

I've found most of the retro communities on FB are really chill and welcoming, and anyone trying to turn the discussion toxic gets shut down pretty quickly. I wouldn't have found out about my own...
Forum: MarketPlace 23 May 2019, 04:49
Replies: 56
Views: 3,965
Posted By ScottJ85
I blame the lawyers for that kind of thing. If...

I blame the lawyers for that kind of thing. If they give you a scrapheap rescued Amiga and it burns your house down, the ambulance chasers are going to have a field day.


It's stupid and it runs...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 May 2019, 16:19
Replies: 16
Views: 2,377
Posted By ScottJ85
Of course I'd love to run it on a real Amiga, but...

Of course I'd love to run it on a real Amiga, but it still looks like it's very much worth my time to buy it for PC.
Forum: MarketPlace 21 May 2019, 16:09
Replies: 56
Views: 3,965
Posted By ScottJ85
Yeah, me too. But that's just the way companies...

Yeah, me too. But that's just the way companies think, if it's not turning a profit it goes in the bin. I used to have a decent collection of Amstrad CPC stuff I picked up off the side of the road in...
Forum: MarketPlace 21 May 2019, 15:51
Replies: 56
Views: 3,965
Posted By ScottJ85
It beggars belief to think back in the late 90s,...

It beggars belief to think back in the late 90s, you could find companies throwing out dumpsters full of perfectly working Amiga 4000s and people putting their own stuff out by the side of the road...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2019, 15:46
Replies: 206
Views: 14,696
Posted By ScottJ85
I have no need of it now, but I found it very...

I have no need of it now, but I found it very useful when I was just getting back into the Amiga.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 April 2019, 02:01
Replies: 50
Views: 6,156
Posted By ScottJ85
I loved this game. I used to play it all the...

I loved this game. I used to play it all the time, and occasionally play the sorta-kinda-sequel, Jetfighter II, on my dad's PC.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2019, 05:35
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By ScottJ85
I used my family's old A2000 for school right up...

I used my family's old A2000 for school right up until about 2002 or so when I got my first laptop, but now it's strictly for fun.
Forum: Member Introductions 02 February 2019, 09:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By ScottJ85
The most fun I've had with an Amiga was with a...

The most fun I've had with an Amiga was with a 1200, great little machine that was
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2019, 11:45
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By ScottJ85
I'm printing one of these out for my office.

I'm printing one of these out for my office.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 January 2019, 04:26
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By ScottJ85
I've been using a 32GB CF with my A1200 on...

I've been using a 32GB CF with my A1200 on Kickstart 3.1, I assume it's not much different for a A4000D.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 January 2019, 08:11
Replies: 18
Views: 2,594
Posted By ScottJ85
Next time I see my parents I have to dig out the...

Next time I see my parents I have to dig out the old family photo albums, I'm sure there are hundreds of photos of me playing games on the family A2000.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 January 2019, 07:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By ScottJ85
Oh nice, I used to love Starflight 2. I was never...

Oh nice, I used to love Starflight 2. I was never any good at it, and never got very far, but it was a lot of fun.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2019, 19:24
Replies: 68
Views: 3,453
Posted By ScottJ85
Not sure if this counts, because there's an...

Not sure if this counts, because there's an absurd amount of things to do in that game, but I completed the main quest in Starflight with no hints or walkthrough, just taking notes as I went.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2019, 13:04
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By ScottJ85
Leave it to Commodore to turn away an opportunity...

Leave it to Commodore to turn away an opportunity to print money.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2019, 09:32
Replies: 74
Views: 10,702
Posted By ScottJ85
I never played it myself, but I've heard a lot of...

I never played it myself, but I've heard a lot of people recommend it. Apparently it's a great sci-fi RPG.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2019, 07:34
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By ScottJ85
I still feel that the decision to split the Amiga...

I still feel that the decision to split the Amiga line into "high end professional machine" and "cost reduced home machine" was a good idea that should possibly have been done sooner to compete with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2019, 05:44
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By ScottJ85
All very good points there, Gorf.

All very good points there, Gorf.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2019, 05:11
Replies: 97
Views: 8,825
Posted By ScottJ85
Yeah, from about 1995-2005 you could pick up all...

Yeah, from about 1995-2005 you could pick up all kinds of awesome retro hardware on the cheap, or even free. My father even knew someone, a work colleague, who threw out a perfectly functional A4000D...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 January 2019, 05:08
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By ScottJ85
What emulator are you using? Is it WinUAE? If so,...

What emulator are you using? Is it WinUAE? If so, press F12 to bring up the main menu, and you can change disks by selecting Floppy Disks in the panel on the left.

Your best bet is not to use the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 January 2019, 13:01
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By ScottJ85
Yeah, Commodore was in a bad way in 1994 but not...

Yeah, Commodore was in a bad way in 1994 but not that much worse off than Apple was at the time, and if things had happened a little differently they could have carved out a niche for themselves like...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 January 2019, 13:00
Replies: 499
Views: 33,155
Posted By ScottJ85
While I don't think I'll ever have a reason to...

While I don't think I'll ever have a reason to emulate a PC within an emulated Amiga, this is really, really cool.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 January 2019, 11:47
Replies: 97
Views: 8,825
Posted By ScottJ85
I saw one of those for sale at an op shop years...

I saw one of those for sale at an op shop years ago, only ten bucks. I still regret not picking it up.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 January 2019, 11:28
Replies: 25
Views: 1,598
Posted By ScottJ85
My father used to have a Goldengate 486SLC in his...

My father used to have a Goldengate 486SLC in his Amiga 2000. He used it for work, I used it to play early 90s shareware games I'd buy from the local computer shop for two bucks per disk.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 January 2019, 03:17
Replies: 2,369
Views: 352,569
Posted By ScottJ85
Speaking of case badges, anyone know of where I...

Speaking of case badges, anyone know of where I might be able to get a new old stock or second-hand A1200 badge? I'm keeping an eye on the usual places (eBay, Gumtree, Amibay, etc) but nothing yet.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 January 2019, 03:09
Replies: 97
Views: 8,825
Posted By ScottJ85
The first computer my family ever owned was a 1MB...

The first computer my family ever owned was a 1MB Amiga 500, I would have been about six years old at the time. Later that year, my school finally took the plunge and bought computers, putting an...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 02 January 2019, 02:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,398
Posted By ScottJ85
I'm fairly certain it's available on WHDownload,...

I'm fairly certain it's available on WHDownload, or in KillerGorilla's packs
Forum: Amiga scene 27 December 2018, 03:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By ScottJ85
For what it's worth, I have the Indivision AGA...

For what it's worth, I have the Indivision AGA and I'm quite happy with it.
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