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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 09:55
Replies: 89
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Posted By alexh
Lionheart (http://hol.abime.net/894) The...

Lionheart (http://hol.abime.net/894)
The Misadventures of Flink (http://hol.abime.net/577)

Mainly because the 2D pixel gfx of Henk Nieborg (https://www.henknieborg.nl/) are amazing coupled with...
Forum: support.Games 16 October 2018, 08:22
Replies: 28
Views: 886
Posted By alexh
Heh side effect of using a mobile phone predict...

Heh side effect of using a mobile phone predict text
Forum: support.Games 16 October 2018, 00:18
Replies: 28
Views: 886
Posted By alexh
Don't you know what an exerpt is? It means a...

Don't you know what an exerpt is? It means a small bit. This is the First page in a 100 page walkthrough.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2018, 19:58
Replies: 40
Views: 1,616
Posted By alexh
Pavel Troller knows ;) I am sure that...

Pavel Troller knows ;)

I am sure that someone like Bert Jahn (WHDload) or Doobrey knows too
Forum: support.Games 15 October 2018, 19:42
Replies: 28
Views: 886
Posted By alexh
I have a full walkthrough in English created in...

I have a full walkthrough in English created in 1999 which I've been sitting on for almost 20 years. Here is an exerpt

http://thethalionsource.w4f.eu/Artikel/Ambermoon_Boehnisch.htm

The plan is...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2018, 02:21
Replies: 40
Views: 1,616
Posted By alexh
Unlikely but you never know. You've paid now so...

Unlikely but you never know. You've paid now so you may as well make your own.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 14:23
Replies: 40
Views: 1,616
Posted By alexh
Surely you just install WB3.1.4 and the install...

Surely you just install WB3.1.4 and the install process will add what is called "setpatch" to your startup sequence and part of that is "romupdates" whereby the required new ROM modules are patched...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2018, 11:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,109
Posted By alexh
You're never going to realistically run OS4.x on...

You're never going to realistically run OS4.x on an A1200 because (as has already been said) you'd need a Blizzard PPC and either a BVision or a Mediator + GFX card... and then you'd want an ethernet...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 20:59
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By alexh
Someone remade the SCSI controller in kit form...

Someone remade the SCSI controller in kit form but couldn't source a quality SCSI -> IDE adapter chip so remade them as is. Combine it with a SCSI2SD v5 and it's very useable
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 October 2018, 17:25
Replies: 63
Views: 1,472
Posted By alexh
My Amiga was in storage for over 20 years, is now...

My Amiga was in storage for over 20 years, is now powered on at least once per week for 2-3hrs. Hasn't been recapped. Everything still works. No obvious sign of leakage.

You're 1 million times...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2018, 16:50
Replies: 32
Views: 2,845
Posted By alexh
Seems so. I was sure that this game was one of...

Seems so. I was sure that this game was one of those that around about 2003 being a very limited hardware architecture started a flurry of Mame activity. Perhaps the ROM was given to them and the...
Forum: support.Other 08 October 2018, 14:29
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By alexh
If you can get your hands on a "Null modem serial...

If you can get your hands on a "Null modem serial cable" and a workbench disk you can "install" a comms program such as AmigaExplorer over the cable which will allow you to easily send programs to...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 14:27
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By alexh
The Mach chips on later cards are Mach 131 and...

The Mach chips on later cards are Mach 131 and are rumored to contain a design with better timing than those in the Mach 130 CPLD.

Check to see if you have a Mach 131 or 130.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2018, 14:18
Replies: 32
Views: 2,845
Posted By alexh
I like your work. I've liked all of the videos...

I like your work. I've liked all of the videos I've watched so far and I'll share them.

Please consider updating your playlists to include the newer "History of..." videos.

If you're looking...
Forum: support.Games 08 October 2018, 13:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By alexh
I appreciated everything you posted *BUT* your...

I appreciated everything you posted *BUT* your posts were very difficult / impossible to follow.

If you remember at the start of your work on localising Ambermoon to French you made posts...
Forum: support.Games 06 October 2018, 16:26
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By alexh
As always dlfrsilver is exaggerating. As the...

As always dlfrsilver is exaggerating. As the first person to play and finish the English version of Ambermoon I can tell you that you can easily understand and finish the game without the fix.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 October 2018, 14:22
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By alexh
Piccolo SD64 autoswitch won't switch - Solved

I was recently asked via PM about a Piccolo SD64 (http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/piccolosd64) fitted to an A3000.

The 31KHz AMBER VGA was connected to the pass-through input and a monitor connected...
Forum: support.Games 01 October 2018, 14:07
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By alexh
There are quite a few bugs in the original v1.07...

There are quite a few bugs in the original v1.07 disks (that I shared in 1998) but the game can be completed without any patches.

Several bugs were patched by several different people but as of...
Forum: News 24 September 2018, 13:55
Replies: 156
Views: 21,923
Posted By alexh
I think this is a long standing bug. If you...

I think this is a long standing bug.

If you use WHDload for most launches, you can use the WHDload global option "ExecuteCleanup" to re-assign ENV: and T: etc. before it returns to WB
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 18:37
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By alexh
PBP? Hmmm not sure that is a PSOne game file...

PBP? Hmmm not sure that is a PSOne game file format / compression format. It's the PSP executable format (which can contain PSone games)

http://www.psdevwiki.com/ps3/Eboot.PBP

Interesting stuff.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 09:55
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By alexh
It's going to be the same as the NES Mini and the...

It's going to be the same as the NES Mini and the SNES Mini, an ARM powered SoC probably running Android running a tweaked Open Source Emulator.

It's going to be relatively expensive HW mainly...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2018, 13:17
Replies: 57
Views: 5,157
Posted By alexh
Unlikely. It probably only connects to the lower...

Unlikely. It probably only connects to the lower 12-bits of the video slot.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 05 September 2018, 16:15
Replies: 31
Views: 1,515
Posted By alexh
You'd be surprised. They don't have RGB!!

You'd be surprised. They don't have RGB!!
Forum: support.Hardware 03 September 2018, 21:49
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By alexh
Nice

Nice
Forum: MarketPlace 03 September 2018, 14:31
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By alexh
Not when running WHDload. The TF328 effectively...

Not when running WHDload. The TF328 effectively turns it into a 1200
Forum: support.Hardware 02 September 2018, 19:17
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By alexh
Mediator is definitely the best choice in the...

Mediator is definitely the best choice in the short term now that the relatively cheap Dell PCI Network card has been discovered to be a reasonable PPC accelerator.

The big price is the Mediator...
Forum: Hardware mods 31 August 2018, 09:02
Replies: 60
Views: 3,422
Posted By alexh
The problem is that the vampire V4 is just around...

The problem is that the vampire V4 is just around the corner and they are touting A4000/A3000 compatibility. MikeJ of FPGArcade is touting hybrid FPGA CPU (running a JIT emulator on an embedded multi...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2018, 17:59
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By alexh
I bought my A500 in 1990/91 and it was a half-ECS...

I bought my A500 in 1990/91 and it was a half-ECS machine had a fatter Agnus (but no ECS denise) and KS2.04

I found that a high percentage of "backup" floppy disk games were incompatible with...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 August 2018, 15:18
Replies: 51
Views: 3,517
Posted By alexh
I don't know if this is the correct place, I...

I don't know if this is the correct place, I thought Plasmab was very ... for want of better words... "brave" and "refreshing" when he chose to open source his designs (I only really followed the...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 14:35
Replies: 67
Views: 3,474
Posted By alexh
I can see lots sold for less than €50 tested...

I can see lots sold for less than €50 tested working this week on UK eBay.

They made millions of them, only A500+ self destruct, I can't see them going up in value too much ever.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 12:32
Replies: 67
Views: 3,474
Posted By alexh
Save yourself a lot of money and get a Raspberry...

Save yourself a lot of money and get a Raspberry Pi 3+ and emulate A1200 You'll get 90% the experience for 20% the price.

In the UK there are lots of A1200's for sale around the $150-200. If you...
Forum: support.Other 24 August 2018, 11:57
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By alexh
If you have an A4000 they have a hardware CDDA +...

If you have an A4000 they have a hardware CDDA + Paula mixer on the motherboard don't they?

The CDTV and CD32 definitely have it.

So for games where you would like to do this, can't you dream...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 August 2018, 11:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By alexh
Fast'em 1988 was published by Turtle Byte...

Fast'em 1988 was published by Turtle Byte Software (http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?N_ref_publisher=690).

SoftTouch (aka the Günter Krämer who wrote Atomix) did a game for them called My...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 August 2018, 14:31
Replies: 116
Views: 9,108
Posted By alexh
Not even close to the average. Perhaps 6 :(

Not even close to the average. Perhaps 6 :(
Forum: Hardware mods 21 August 2018, 11:43
Replies: 50
Views: 4,174
Posted By alexh
Understood

Understood
Forum: Hardware mods 21 August 2018, 11:32
Replies: 50
Views: 4,174
Posted By alexh
While I know it is happening on the Mediator...

While I know it is happening on the Mediator platform, I'm not sure the development is in the form of Mediator drivers? Are they not OpenPCI drivers? It is the PCI PPC talking to PCI cards not going...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 August 2018, 07:41
Replies: 50
Views: 4,174
Posted By alexh
Very cool. Amazing work. I do really like it. ...

Very cool. Amazing work. I do really like it.

If you are ever thinking about doing this again, I *think* Prometheus (Zorro III -> PCI bridge) is now open source (or it could be made available) so...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2018, 16:40
Replies: 42
Views: 2,328
Posted By alexh
If that statement were true, the magazine...

If that statement were true, the magazine RetroGamer would have closed years ago. Us old gits love nostalgia.

But the reviews must bring something new to the table to keep my attention.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 August 2018, 23:49
Replies: 19
Views: 1,410
Posted By alexh
Did it have any chips which cannot be sourced?...

Did it have any chips which cannot be sourced? Like the Amber 2?
Forum: Coders. Contest 14 August 2018, 20:03
Replies: 432
Views: 73,490
Posted By alexh
Just a thought, the unreleased Team17 game...

Just a thought, the unreleased Team17 game Witchwood for DOS exists as a tech demo :

http://m.vk.com/doc-62542735_437603041

If you're looking for some gfx for your game dev entry (and it is...
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