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Forum: Amiga scene 30 April 2018, 12:19
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By LuMan
Heh. Oddly, I did automatically type 'Donald'...

Heh. Oddly, I did automatically type 'Donald' before realising my error and putting the correct name in!! Also, Donald's name is PleasEnce, not PleasAnce, for the pedants ;)

Donald was born in...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 April 2018, 22:41
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By LuMan
Golden One Millionth Amiga

This may have been covered before, but I visited the National Video Arcade Museum today. I've taken my time to do it, because I live in the same blooming city!!

Anyhoo, they've got the one...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 April 2018, 16:20
Replies: 57
Views: 3,436
Posted By LuMan
Hahaha. Hey, dissident! I thought I was the only...

Hahaha. Hey, dissident! I thought I was the only person sad enough to enjoy an evening reading scrollers! Looks like I wasn't alone!! :lol:great

There used to be some great messages hidden in...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 March 2018, 18:22
Replies: 75
Views: 3,445
Posted By LuMan
I've got a collection of Amigas; A500, A500+,...

I've got a collection of Amigas; A500, A500+, A600, A1200, A1200T and one of the A600s and my A1200T were used daily up until I had to give up my man-cave to make way for another ankle-biter.

So,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 March 2018, 18:15
Replies: 33
Views: 1,338
Posted By LuMan
Quite true. Most notably the 3D-ish perspective...

Quite true. Most notably the 3D-ish perspective brush tool IIRC.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 March 2018, 14:09
Replies: 57
Views: 3,436
Posted By LuMan
While we wait for Vousti to respond ;) I'll pitch...

While we wait for Vousti to respond ;) I'll pitch in..

Vision Megademo IV

Not particularly groundbreaking, but I first saw it on an Amiga in Dixons, running on a 33" TV (which was bloody HUGE...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 March 2018, 13:17
Replies: 33
Views: 1,338
Posted By LuMan
Not a game (but took up a LOT of my time),...

Not a game (but took up a LOT of my time), Imagine utilised the keypad extensively. Used to be a nightmare having to alter views, etc through menu selections!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2018, 13:12
Replies: 33
Views: 2,719
Posted By LuMan
Hi Plutonick - when you say 'old cabinets', how...

Hi Plutonick - when you say 'old cabinets', how old do you mean. There's money to be made in retro arcade cabs, so go into the arcades and make an offer! You could be a rich man!! ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2018, 13:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,522
Posted By LuMan
This is a great thread. So many great stories of...

This is a great thread. So many great stories of how people's careers spawned from a coverdisk! From small acorns great oak trees grow. :)

I remember Amiga Format magazine giving away Imagine on a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 March 2018, 13:25
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By LuMan
I think the latter part of your comment is more...

I think the latter part of your comment is more accurate. This was the time when the home computer games industry started going all business-like and doing things 'properly.' This led to coders being...
Forum: News 12 March 2018, 17:47
Replies: 23
Views: 3,082
Posted By LuMan
I ran this some time ago on my Acer AspireONE. I...

I ran this some time ago on my Acer AspireONE. I think it's still on there, so I'll upgrade to this later version.

It does give a great, Amigalike environment to work in. Time to dig out the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2018, 17:16
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By LuMan
Great interview, Predseda. A very enjoyable read....

Great interview, Predseda. A very enjoyable read. :great
Forum: Hardware pics 06 March 2018, 15:55
Replies: 26
Views: 3,650
Posted By LuMan
Very nice :) I've got the same tower, but...

Very nice :)

I've got the same tower, but mine looks totally naff now!! I bought it back in the 90s and it's rarely even attacked with a duster....
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 March 2018, 15:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By LuMan
Why do you have no faith in Retr0briting? There...

Why do you have no faith in Retr0briting? There are loads of examples of this working well, when done properly, and it's much better than painting if you want that full, original Amiga look :)

I...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 March 2018, 14:04
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By LuMan
Hi Martijn. I really like that. It's odd that we...

Hi Martijn. I really like that. It's odd that we spend so much time trying to get new stuff to work on our old stuff, then you make a way of getting old stuff working on new stuff!! Cracking work! :)...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 March 2018, 13:30
Replies: 38
Views: 14,906
Posted By LuMan
@Jope - Good spot. I didn't see this thread...

@Jope - Good spot. I didn't see this thread previously, but read it with interest now it's been bumped. A decent solution to my straighforward, yet flickery, RGB-SCART connection would be nice. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 28 February 2018, 18:24
Replies: 63
Views: 1,913
Posted By LuMan
I use an aftermarket gamepad designed for the...

I use an aftermarket gamepad designed for the Megadrive. It's got a 'turbo' switch on it that seems to enable Button 2 on the Amiga, but provides no actual 'turbo' functionality - even on a bleedin'...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 February 2018, 15:15
Replies: 51
Views: 2,281
Posted By LuMan
Interesting thread. But I thik the range of human...

Interesting thread. But I thik the range of human hearing is higher than 9 octaves. Humans are regarded as hearing from about 20Hz to 20,000Hz. Octaves relate to a doubling of frequency, so:
C0 =...
Forum: News 29 December 2017, 10:09
Replies: 154
Views: 11,620
Posted By LuMan
Looks absolutely corking! I'm definitely up for a...

Looks absolutely corking! I'm definitely up for a copy!! :)
Forum: Amiga scene 06 December 2017, 17:06
Replies: 19
Views: 1,216
Posted By LuMan
And a thousand times this! Paying for new...

And a thousand times this!

Paying for new products is good - it encourages ongoing quality development (to a degree), but, as Akira notes, giving money to Cloanto does NOTHING for the Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2017, 16:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By LuMan
Really? I thought war had never been so much...

Really? I thought war had never been so much fun....
Forum: News 04 December 2017, 15:37
Replies: 99
Views: 11,085
Posted By LuMan
Corking! Totally looking forward to this now!...

Corking! Totally looking forward to this now! :great
Forum: News 01 December 2017, 15:01
Replies: 99
Views: 11,085
Posted By LuMan
Sounds like a plan! Pre-ordered a copy :)

Sounds like a plan!

Pre-ordered a copy :)
Forum: News 29 November 2017, 14:58
Replies: 99
Views: 11,085
Posted By LuMan
Delivery for December 2018? Is that correct? I...

Delivery for December 2018? Is that correct? I may be moving before then...
Forum: News 13 November 2017, 15:54
Replies: 84
Views: 12,211
Posted By LuMan
Ah. I get you now. :great

Ah. I get you now. :great
Forum: Amiga scene 13 November 2017, 15:52
Replies: 304
Views: 41,004
Posted By LuMan
Looking excellent... Getting excited now :)

Looking excellent... Getting excited now :)
Forum: Amiga scene 13 November 2017, 15:49
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By LuMan
I use UAE4Droid. It's OK, but I can't see how to...

I use UAE4Droid. It's OK, but I can't see how to swap disks on the fly, which is somewhat limiting... But, it runs OK on my ZUK Z1 with a bluetooth gamepad.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2017, 09:41
Replies: 34
Views: 1,861
Posted By LuMan
Cracking game. I think it looks and runs a bit...

Cracking game. I think it looks and runs a bit tidier than Circus. Nicely put together, too.

It reminds me of the similar sub-game in Carnival on the Atari 2600, but this is far more polished.
...
Forum: News 08 November 2017, 23:06
Replies: 84
Views: 12,211
Posted By LuMan
I don't do a great deal of DJ-ing at all...

I don't do a great deal of DJ-ing at all (although I do do a lot of music stuff), but this just looks fantastic! Cracking idea and a great product. Am I right in thinking that it works by using the...
Forum: News 27 October 2017, 08:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,673
Posted By LuMan
That looks pretty darned good!! :) Maybe an...

That looks pretty darned good!! :)

Maybe an intra-thread mini-compo to see who can make the most mind-bending puzzle with it..?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 October 2017, 18:13
Replies: 24
Views: 1,711
Posted By LuMan
What about a simple stencil and water-based spray...

What about a simple stencil and water-based spray paint? Or even a solvent-based paint (better finish) with a solvent that won't start dissolving the plastic casing?

Actually, that may prove...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2017, 22:58
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By LuMan
Interesting idea. I suppose you could have, say,...

Interesting idea. I suppose you could have, say, 10-15 sub-games per Zone and the game choose a sub-game at random, to keep it a bit fresh.

You could even sub the sub-games and have multiple...
Forum: News 10 October 2017, 18:27
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By LuMan
Yep, I love this pic, too. Always smile when...

Yep, I love this pic, too. Always smile when sopmeone posts it. Reminds me of my first bedsit, back in the 1990s when I took a bank loan out to by an A500 Movie Pack..... sigh.... <drifts off into...
Forum: News 10 October 2017, 18:22
Replies: 31
Views: 3,977
Posted By LuMan
Oder, "Ich liebe Amiga!" :D

Oder, "Ich liebe Amiga!" :D
Forum: News 06 October 2017, 22:51
Replies: 31
Views: 3,977
Posted By LuMan
Yep. And there's no copy n paste into the...

Yep. And there's no copy n paste into the Translate tool either. We just need to learn German! :D
Forum: News 06 October 2017, 14:53
Replies: 31
Views: 3,977
Posted By LuMan
Looks like it'll be great. Looking forward to the...

Looks like it'll be great. Looking forward to the post-event reports ;)

I REALLY like the website. WE need more like that!!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2017, 10:06
Replies: 79
Views: 8,192
Posted By LuMan
I'd have to agree with idrougge, somewhat here......

I'd have to agree with idrougge, somewhat here...

I learned 6502 at college and used it as a basis for learning Z80 on the Speccy. They both had their quirks, and various advantages over the other...
Forum: News 06 August 2017, 09:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By LuMan
Nice. Works well in Safari. Is it just a curio,...

Nice. Works well in Safari. Is it just a curio, or are there bigger plans for it?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2017, 13:12
Replies: 51
Views: 4,226
Posted By LuMan
Hmmm... I'm not convinced. Some bits look nice,...

Hmmm... I'm not convinced. Some bits look nice, but it seems to lose its charm when you look at the gameplay. It may be an identical play experience to the original, but it 'looks' worse because of...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 April 2017, 23:34
Replies: 120
Views: 9,132
Posted By LuMan
In a word, no. I wasn't disappointed with the...

In a word, no. I wasn't disappointed with the A1200. Reading the previous comments, it could be that I was wearing rose-tinted specs, and I was just glad that there was something Amiga-esque to keep...
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