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Forum: OT - General Today, 07:41
Replies: 148
Views: 8,853
Posted By Hewitson
This was blatantly ripped from macOS. Macs...

This was blatantly ripped from macOS.

Macs have been doing this for years. Also they can automatically switch between light/dark themes corresponding to whether it's light or dark outside.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 07:36
Replies: 41
Views: 2,335
Posted By Hewitson
What was funny about my post? Comparing an 030...

What was funny about my post? Comparing an 030 based A1200 to a ST-V or Saturn is laughable. It's like comparing a Ferrari to a VW Bus.
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 16:49
Replies: 149
Views: 7,433
Posted By Hewitson
The Workbench implementation of icons has to be...

The Workbench implementation of icons has to be one of the most poorly written pieces of code of all time.

Simple solution: Don't use them.
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 07:56
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By Hewitson
I'd just make one as all the above options seem...

I'd just make one as all the above options seem to have something wrong with them.

- No On/Off switch
- Poor quality 3D printed cases
- An incredibly poorly designed and ugly adapter board
-...
Forum: OT - Technical Yesterday, 07:46
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By Hewitson
Surely that's because the actual song itself...

Surely that's because the actual song itself loops?

Why convert to WAV instead of playing the music file?
Forum: support.Demos 05 April 2020, 07:42
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Hewitson
I dissed on State Of The Art, not because it only...

I dissed on State Of The Art, not because it only had one effect, but because that effect sucked. Also the demo was poorly coded and failed to run on a lot of Amigas which is why Skid Row released a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 April 2020, 02:57
Replies: 34
Views: 969
Posted By Hewitson
Yep, this is a brilliant idea. Definitely...

Yep, this is a brilliant idea. Definitely recommend considering this system.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 April 2020, 08:12
Replies: 149
Views: 7,433
Posted By Hewitson
You may want to reconsider calling it TextEdit. I...

You may want to reconsider calling it TextEdit. I don't think Apple will like that.
Forum: support.Apps 31 March 2020, 04:35
Replies: 69
Views: 11,017
Posted By Hewitson
I personally did find the video offensive. What a...

I personally did find the video offensive. What a load of garbage.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 31 March 2020, 04:29
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Hewitson
Hi luk, I believe you'd need to create an...

Hi luk, I believe you'd need to create an individual config file for each game.
Forum: OT - General 30 March 2020, 08:13
Replies: 237
Views: 7,150
Posted By Hewitson
Yes, their disease. The whole world is in...

Yes, their disease. The whole world is in shutdown because of a virus originating from China.

The incompetence of the Wuhan government and the obsession with eating disgusting animals is the...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 March 2020, 01:01
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By Hewitson
I'm really confused. Surely that accelerator is...

I'm really confused. Surely that accelerator is for a Mac?

Anyway, forget 4.1 on Classics.

Putting an SSD in an Amiga is silly.

No idea why having a LAN connection is a problem, it's...
Forum: OT - General 27 March 2020, 10:48
Replies: 237
Views: 7,150
Posted By Hewitson
They're called skidmarks, at least in Australia,...

They're called skidmarks, at least in Australia, NZ and the UK.

On a more serious note, I believe China should have to reimburse the entire world for all the money that their disease has cost.
Forum: OT - General 23 March 2020, 07:38
Replies: 237
Views: 7,150
Posted By Hewitson
The thing that really pisses me off is that all...

The thing that really pisses me off is that all this could have been prevented if the Chinese didn't feel the need to eat disgusting things.

Of course that's if you don't believe that the virus...
Forum: OT - General 21 March 2020, 06:16
Replies: 237
Views: 7,150
Posted By Hewitson
I believe it was the local government of Hubei...

I believe it was the local government of Hubei province (where Wuhan is located) which hid the "pandemic". The Chinese Government has sacked several people as a result.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 March 2020, 05:11
Replies: 41
Views: 2,335
Posted By Hewitson
As someone who owns a Sega ST-V board and Virtua...

As someone who owns a Sega ST-V board and Virtua Fighter Remix cart, I'm going to say there's ZERO chance of any 68k based Amiga being able to run a decent version of this game.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 March 2020, 05:04
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By Hewitson
Apologies. Overlooked the fact that it was a quad...

Apologies. Overlooked the fact that it was a quad op amp.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 March 2020, 08:41
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By Hewitson
I would also recommend swapping the other op-amp....

I would also recommend swapping the other op-amp. No point only changing one, might make some things sound slightly strange.
Forum: HOL data problems 19 March 2020, 12:12
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Hewitson
Can someone post a screenshot of the TWATS...

Can someone post a screenshot of the TWATS message?

A few nights ago I was bored and decided to revisit all the Amiten threads. It was pretty entertaining.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2020, 11:34
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By Hewitson
Well done on the repair! You never said whether...

Well done on the repair! You never said whether you have a scope. If you do (and it's at least 2 channel), you might diagnose your RAM card with that. Perhaps the buffers on that have failed too (I...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 March 2020, 10:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By Hewitson
This is AWESOME!

This is AWESOME!
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 17 March 2020, 05:49
Replies: 126
Views: 39,800
Posted By Hewitson
Steril707, I agree with most of your posts, but...

Steril707, I agree with most of your posts, but not this one I'm afraid.

There is nothing unreasonable about expecting someone to quote the source of their news instead of just ripping it and...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 March 2020, 16:44
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Hewitson
Why bother with MS-DOS 5? I'd be trying to...

Why bother with MS-DOS 5? I'd be trying to install 6.22.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 March 2020, 12:41
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Hewitson
Please make sure you've got a good power supply...

Please make sure you've got a good power supply before risking any of these rare peripherals.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 March 2020, 01:00
Replies: 76
Views: 3,717
Posted By Hewitson
Possibly. But having closed source things such as...

Possibly. But having closed source things such as accelerators, drivers, and operating systems basically puts a brick wall in the progress of the Amiga.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2020, 07:15
Replies: 76
Views: 3,717
Posted By Hewitson
The cops never gave a shit about warez. They...

The cops never gave a shit about warez. They still don't. Many of them probably have hard drives full of ISO's themselves.


It's still a derogatory term mate. I believe these days best suited to...
Forum: OT - Gaming 13 March 2020, 06:43
Replies: 42
Views: 1,721
Posted By Hewitson
I emulate nothing. Including Amiga. Why...

I emulate nothing. Including Amiga.

Why settle for second best?
Forum: support.Hardware 12 March 2020, 09:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By Hewitson
If it works, please post a video of yourself...

If it works, please post a video of yourself playing Arkanoid with a steering wheel!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 March 2020, 12:31
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Hewitson
There's no need to yell.

There's no need to yell.
Forum: OT - General 09 March 2020, 04:14
Replies: 237
Views: 7,150
Posted By Hewitson
If you cut the paper towel roll in half it would...

If you cut the paper towel roll in half it would probably fit in a toilet paper dispenser.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 March 2020, 19:41
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Hewitson
I wouldn't even bother replacing the battery. If...

I wouldn't even bother replacing the battery. If having correct time & date is really important to you, you could consider ntp.
Forum: OT - Technical 07 March 2020, 15:37
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Hewitson
I am not being ridiculous at all. Computers were...

I am not being ridiculous at all. Computers were fun before Windows. It is because of Bill Gates that using computers is not fun or enjoyable anymore. He converted them from things people used for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 March 2020, 15:34
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By Hewitson
You would need a hell of a lot more than 100...

You would need a hell of a lot more than 100 million to design that sort of CPU. Intel or AMD probably wouldn't even be capable of it.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 March 2020, 15:32
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By Hewitson
It wouldn't. It looks like you're either missing...

It wouldn't. It looks like you're either missing a bit between the CPU and chip ram, or the chip ram is bad.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 March 2020, 15:25
Replies: 31
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hewitson
Most people had chucked their Amigas in the bin...

Most people had chucked their Amigas in the bin by the time the two above releases came out. Not very widely spread at all.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 March 2020, 13:38
Replies: 31
Views: 1,373
Posted By Hewitson
I'd say Lemmings. Everyone had that crack....

I'd say Lemmings. Everyone had that crack. Literally everyone.

Super Off Road is notorious these days because of the picture used. However back in the day it wasn't that widely spread. Certainly...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 March 2020, 08:10
Replies: 33
Views: 1,363
Posted By Hewitson
Torture: Xenon 2 Sanity: Pinball Fantasies...

Torture: Xenon 2

Sanity: Pinball Fantasies (would have been another shmup if the Amiga had any good ones).
Forum: OT - Technical 04 March 2020, 08:20
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Hewitson
He's also the only guy who wrote an OS that...

He's also the only guy who wrote an OS that ruined home computing forever.
Forum: request.Apps 03 March 2020, 12:55
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Hewitson
The disk is almost definitely damaged. You could...

The disk is almost definitely damaged. You could possibly open the disk and swap the actual media with one from a known good disk.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 March 2020, 12:53
Replies: 1,181
Views: 426,423
Posted By Hewitson
Forget retrobrite. UV light (including sunlight)...

Forget retrobrite. UV light (including sunlight) is the new and improved method.
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