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Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene Today, 00:17
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Posted By desiv
Not totally sure what you are asking for, but...

Not totally sure what you are asking for, but some thoughts...


ADF doesn't really support any significant copy protection. So you won't find copy protected games in ADF format.
For that you...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 17:23
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
No, the problem is that there is no actual...

No, the problem is that there is no actual problem. ;-)
Bad Company <Insert Cloanto, Hyperion, Amino, etc here> can do what they want.
We will STILL be able to enjoy our Amigas.
We're fans of the...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 17:14
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
As AROS is still moving along, I'm not sure it...

As AROS is still moving along, I'm not sure it matters. ;-)

It's one thing to stop people selling something.
It's another to try to stop an open source OS from existing. If they thought they...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 00:37
Replies: 63
Views: 1,970
Posted By desiv
It's a great question. When I start to think...

It's a great question.
When I start to think about AGA games that were impressive looking (at least to me, like Banshee, Flink).. They don't use AGA graphics modes.
Of course, how much of that is...
Forum: request.Apps 22 October 2018, 19:52
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By desiv
CrossDos, but for the old A500 I had, I used a...

CrossDos, but for the old A500 I had, I used a program called (I think) disk2disk???
No, I think it was DOS2DOS actually.. (Memories..)
No promises, but when I google "dos2dos amiga download", the...
Forum: support.Other 22 October 2018, 19:51
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By desiv
I should have thought of that.. I did that...

I should have thought of that..
I did that myself the first time!!!! Totally forgot about that! ;-)


Glad you found it!
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2018, 18:22
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
So they are running a business. ;-)

So they are running a business. ;-)
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2018, 18:21
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
But those are the official branch(es). We have...

But those are the official branch(es).
We have Icaros and AROS as well.
And those are great and what you expect from an older non-supported computer.


But they aren't Atari releases.


I...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2018, 16:46
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
That is not the way truth works. ;-) You can...

That is not the way truth works. ;-)
You can argue that it doesn't happen very often, or it is not significant. That's fine. Maybe...

But it does happen.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2018, 16:45
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
You can do that WITH AmigaForever existing too......

You can do that WITH AmigaForever existing too...
It's like people think WinUAE (or WinFellow or the original UAE) didn't exist before AmigaForever...

And has anyone who needed Amiga OS ADFs and...
Forum: support.Apps 22 October 2018, 07:02
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By desiv
Interesting, I'll take a look. Thanx!

Interesting, I'll take a look.
Thanx!
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2018, 03:38
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
Yep, whether or not you agree with it, it's still...

Yep, whether or not you agree with it, it's still true.
People get AmigaForever to rekindle their Amiga history. Like it, and get more into Amiga.

Shocking, but true.. :agree :shocked :agree
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2018, 00:16
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
So, they are business people. ;-) Or it...

So, they are business people. ;-)


Or it could be as robust as the support for GEM/TOS on the ST today? ;-)



I think "nothing" is a bit harsh.
Just having a commercial product like...
Forum: support.Apps 21 October 2018, 23:56
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By desiv
Yep, that is how it works.

Yep, that is how it works.
Forum: support.Apps 21 October 2018, 21:45
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By desiv
http://aminet.net/package/util/arc/lhasfx12

http://aminet.net/package/util/arc/lhasfx12
Forum: support.Apps 21 October 2018, 21:36
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By desiv
Unfortunately it's not quite so simple sometimes....

Unfortunately it's not quite so simple sometimes.
You can select the non-primary partition, but...
The newest OSes tend to "reboot" themselves after doing some loadmodule work.
That reboot can...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 October 2018, 21:31
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
Perspective here... I know it might seem like...

Perspective here...
I know it might seem like the end of days, but...
No one can "wreck" the Amiga anymore. Commodore did that ages ago. :-)

Can some business do something annoying? Yep....
Forum: support.Other 20 October 2018, 00:29
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By desiv
I'm sure you have checked this, but I have to ask...

I'm sure you have checked this, but I have to ask anyway.
Have you removed the jumpers that you put in to get it into programming mode?
Are your solder connections clean? (Not sure if you soldered...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2018, 20:15
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
Yes, but if you were running a company and got a...

Yes, but if you were running a company and got a cease and desist, wouldn't you just remove the link to order and place a notice?
When I try to buy "FreeSpace" on their site, it does the same thing,...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2018, 20:11
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
That's what I meant by timing out. ;-) In...

That's what I meant by timing out. ;-)


In my mind, it would be easier to remove or replace the link with a page that says NO, rather than do something that times out.
Feels more like a...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2018, 20:07
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
It's timing out, but I don't see any message...

It's timing out, but I don't see any message about not being available or being pulled?
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2018, 20:05
Replies: 68
Views: 4,700
Posted By desiv
You sure? ...

You sure?
http://hyperion-entertainment.com/index.php/where-to-buy/direct-downloads/188-amigaos-314
Forum: Hardware mods 19 October 2018, 00:23
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By desiv
Good luck. My A1000 has a dead floppy and none...

Good luck.
My A1000 has a dead floppy and none of the other Amiga floppies I have fit with the original A1K floppy frame and line up, so I am currently using a Gotek as well.
I am playing with the...
Forum: OT - Gaming 17 October 2018, 21:02
Replies: 23
Views: 387
Posted By desiv
You could argue that telling someone they should...

You could argue that telling someone they should stop what they are doing and pick something else could be discouraging.. ;-)

Whoa, relax! Don't be so offended! ;-)
They aren't saying you are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 20:49
Replies: 89
Views: 2,330
Posted By desiv
Ah!! I've played those in the Arcade! Perfect...

Ah!! I've played those in the Arcade!
Perfect examples of games I do NOT think are better. ;-)
Well, IF you want multi-player, then those are great.
But if you want a good single player Pacman,...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 17 October 2018, 20:37
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By desiv
I keep trying to come up with a "simpler"...

I keep trying to come up with a "simpler" solution, but I'm not coming up with one.
I think the issues hinge on the changes between the OS 3.1 and 3.1.4 installs.
You will need to understand the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 20:16
Replies: 89
Views: 2,330
Posted By desiv
I do like that game, but it is a different game...

I do like that game, but it is a different game to me.
A scrolling screen Pacman is fine, but it is a different game.

There is something about the simplicity of the single screen versions.

...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 19:42
Replies: 89
Views: 2,330
Posted By desiv
I disagree.. A fun game is a fun game. Even...

I disagree..
A fun game is a fun game.
Even if the graphics aren't "current," it's about whether or not I am enjoying myself.
Arcade MsPacMan is STILL one of my favorite games to play. No...
Forum: request.Apps 17 October 2018, 03:45
Replies: 23
Views: 7,736
Posted By desiv
Just a random thought and it spawned a little...

Just a random thought and it spawned a little rant.
<rant>
Why did Digital Creations Brilliance software not support Digital Creations DCTV hardware?
</rant>
:-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 03:30
Replies: 89
Views: 2,330
Posted By desiv
Outrun, of course... ;-) Kidding.. For...

Outrun, of course... ;-)

Kidding..

For me, the first game I install on any Amiga I get/rebuild is MegaBall (or MegaBall AGA).
I still have so much quick fun with that game. ;-)
Forum: support.Apps 17 October 2018, 01:24
Replies: 454
Views: 75,613
Posted By desiv
Same here. It shows something I misunderstood...

Same here.
It shows something I misunderstood about the Amiga when I had one.
I never had an Amiga with an FPU and never ran software that asked for it, so it didn't come up, but I used to think...
Forum: support.Apps 16 October 2018, 16:50
Replies: 27
Views: 624
Posted By desiv
Well, it might not help you right now, but it...

Well, it might not help you right now, but it would tell you that the problem is with the software/hardware and possibly not with the data.
Which would mean there is still a possibility for...
Forum: News 16 October 2018, 16:48
Replies: 389
Views: 35,947
Posted By desiv
While I agree with burned ROMs (except for those...

While I agree with burned ROMs (except for those people who can burn their own), I wouldn't mind a kickstart/maprom file with the new intuition library built in.
Those running WinUAE and/or...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2018, 21:56
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By desiv
There you people go rubbing it in our faces that...

There you people go rubbing it in our faces that we don't have SCART here in the USA.. ;-)
Good point tho, if you get an Amiga to SCART cable and then a device like that, it should also work pretty...
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 21:50
Replies: 27
Views: 624
Posted By desiv
It depends on how complicated your OS install is....

It depends on how complicated your OS install is.
With a base 3.1 install, you can frequently get away with booting with no startup sequence (an option in the early startup menu) and then typing...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 21:46
Replies: 389
Views: 35,947
Posted By desiv
Personally, I would vote for that as an option....

Personally, I would vote for that as an option. ;-)
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 20:30
Replies: 27
Views: 624
Posted By desiv
I don't remember how far back the VBS solution...

I don't remember how far back the VBS solution goes.
Have you tried going into the Early Startup Menu and disabling featues (i.e. going to the enhanced or original chipset). Making sure that the...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2018, 20:14
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By desiv
Just a testing thought. If it boots fine...

Just a testing thought.
If it boots fine without the 8M card to the CF and it boot fine with the 8M card to floppy, what happens if you leave the 8M card in, and boot with no startup sequence?
What...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 18:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By desiv
Glad there are still games coming out! Just got...

Glad there are still games coming out!
Just got my confirmation:



(Which google translate assures me is good news for me! ;-)
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2018, 00:40
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By desiv
Congrats! If you can get an Indivision, they...

Congrats!

If you can get an Indivision, they are great.
There are some other options. If you don't mind making your own cable (which is a bit of a pain with the Amiga using a DB23 for video),...
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