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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 September 2018, 13:04
Replies: 102
Views: 5,590
Posted By zardoz
Really? I tried one, random, iso and the download...

Really? I tried one, random, iso and the download link took me to their apology / disclaimer page. (Tekken 5 PS2 for example).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 September 2018, 16:23
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By zardoz
Same, nothing seems to happen in Chrome (Win 10)....

Same, nothing seems to happen in Chrome (Win 10).

Good strategy game?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2018, 13:40
Replies: 106
Views: 10,986
Posted By zardoz
Apple had a pretty tough time of it in the mid...

Apple had a pretty tough time of it in the mid 90s too, no idea if they were on the brink. Was it the iMac and the iPod that turned it round for them?

It's probably useful to compare Apple's and...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 26 May 2018, 21:23
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By zardoz
Oh I've got it, doesn't like the quote marks. ...

Oh I've got it, doesn't like the quote marks.

:bash
Forum: support.FS-UAE 26 May 2018, 20:56
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By zardoz
Relative paths in FS-UAE / CD32 config file not working

I use my config files on a few systems, and I've used relative paths for WHDLoad zips, for example

[fs-uae]
...
hard_drive_0 = ../../hd/zips/DefenderOfTheCrown_v3.1_0317.zip
...

I can't get...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2018, 09:49
Replies: 69
Views: 6,137
Posted By zardoz
Do you need to flash the Gotek? Mine came with...

Do you need to flash the Gotek? Mine came with the Cortex core (from an Amiga reseller - I forget who) but worked out of the box as a drop in replacement for a floppy. Sounds like your floppy isn't...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 23 December 2017, 10:00
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By zardoz
You call Launcher.exe with an FS-UAE config file...

You call Launcher.exe with an FS-UAE config file as an argument



You can save the fs-uae file out of Launcher directly, or make it up by hand, FS-UAE is good for booting WHDLOAD packs
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 November 2017, 23:19
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By zardoz
or in the PATH (PATH = %PATH%; c:\program...

or in the PATH

(PATH = %PATH%; c:\program files .... \winuae.exe;)

or you could replace WinUAE.exe with its full path
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 October 2017, 10:51
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By zardoz
WinUAE and per monitor DPI awareness

Hi Toni,

I'm only asking / reporting as I'm trying to work out how to support high DPI monitors.

Did you know that WinUAE reports itself as being per monitor DPI aware in Windows 10? It's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2017, 12:01
Replies: 37
Views: 3,821
Posted By zardoz
There's no emulator for any xbox is there? I'm...

There's no emulator for any xbox is there? I'm sure that makes a difference; there are plenty of people who arrive here after trying winuae / fs-uae having never touched an Amiga before.

Makes...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2017, 14:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By zardoz
I've not heard of Armiga. Could be a Raspberry Pi...

I've not heard of Armiga. Could be a Raspberry Pi in a 3d printed case anyway.

My mate just bought an expansion board for his JAMMA arcade, promised lots of 8 bit and 16 bit games (SNES / MD /...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2017, 23:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By zardoz
... or replace the floppy drive with a Gotek. Put...

... or replace the floppy drive with a Gotek. Put your downloaded ADFs onto a USB stick and off you go. You can still purchase the original disks if it makes you feel better.
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 June 2017, 15:08
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By zardoz
Can I use the command line to launch a program after WB starts up?

Bit of a long shot...

When I launch WinUAE from an arcade front end, I can add a command line specifying a configuration file. Can you thing of any way to get a program to run as if were in...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2017, 10:45
Replies: 33
Views: 4,042
Posted By zardoz
No problem! It's amazing how good the quality is...

No problem! It's amazing how good the quality is of open source software. I think an entry level license for C* is £4000. 'What we're really selling is Quality and support' says my boss when I tell...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2017, 09:20
Replies: 33
Views: 4,042
Posted By zardoz
CADSTAR...

CADSTAR (https://www.zuken.com/en/products/pcb-design/cadstar) has an Express version which is free up to 300 pins. (I'm on the dev. team - would be remiss of me not to plug it ;)).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 June 2017, 13:42
Replies: 21
Views: 3,020
Posted By zardoz
Wow! Some of those demos are stomach churning. Is...

Wow! Some of those demos are stomach churning. Is there a VR demo scene? I think these would blow you away in stereo.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2017, 13:46
Replies: 120
Views: 9,541
Posted By zardoz
Yes but many folk who bought an A1200 to game on...

Yes but many folk who bought an A1200 to game on ended up preferring to boot up Protracker, DPaint, Wordsworth. I think this is why we're all so keen on the old machine, we grew up together ;-)
Forum: OT - Gaming 06 April 2017, 23:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By zardoz
(OT) Can anyone help me setup these other emulators?

Feel free to recommend an alternative emu. if the one I've got is a bit broken (Windows)

CPC464 - WinApe (2.0.b.2)

First time I ran it it booted into CLI. I attached a cartridge - that worked -...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 March 2017, 14:00
Replies: 19
Views: 1,546
Posted By zardoz
Having been gifted an A500 recently I can...

Having been gifted an A500 recently I can recommend getting a Gotek USB floppy drive replacement.

I ordered mine from ebay (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/141916843632) and it was on my desk inside 18...
Forum: project.aGTW 13 March 2017, 18:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,891
Posted By zardoz
Microprose - Stunt Car Racer 2

Guy I work with used to work for Microprose in Chipping Sodbury, I've been tapping him up for game information.

He says he used to have a nearly complete Stunt Car Racer 2, but no longer has the...
Forum: EAB's competition 07 February 2017, 09:53
Replies: 66
Views: 7,708
Posted By zardoz
How does the power up system work? You pick up...

How does the power up system work? You pick up the petals, the bar along the bottom highlights an icon and at some point (?) that turns into more firepower and the icons go out.

Is it user...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 January 2017, 12:14
Replies: 56
Views: 8,709
Posted By zardoz
<Thread hijack> I'm trying to use the scart...

<Thread hijack>

I'm trying to use the scart cable that connects to the Phillips monitor (and works just fine). Every TV (3) I've tried with this cable and my A500 gives a pure white picture. I...
Forum: support.Demos 19 January 2017, 22:06
Replies: 24
Views: 4,720
Posted By zardoz
Did you see the link 'Download through your...

Did you see the link 'Download through your browser?' Seems to work and I haven't been 4wn3d yet ... :bash:help
Forum: support.Demos 19 January 2017, 21:29
Replies: 24
Views: 4,720
Posted By zardoz
Someone put together an autoplaying CD32...

Someone put together an autoplaying CD32 collection http://www.indieretronews.com/2016/12/press-play-on-disc-demoscene-collection.html

This was released just before Christmas, I haven't seen it...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2017, 15:43
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By zardoz
As I haven't got a PS2 era mouse it looks like a...

As I haven't got a PS2 era mouse it looks like a false economy not to get a fully USB capable adaptor. I can't see anywhere with stock of the TOM / TOM+ series though.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2017, 22:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By zardoz
Good link to the mouse adaptors - can I just plug...

Good link to the mouse adaptors - can I just plug and play my USB wireless mouse then?

The A590 is scsi, not ATA. I can't imagine filling 200Mb up let alone 1Gb. I had a 40Mb hard disk back in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2017, 21:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By zardoz
It's been opened at some point, the warranty...

It's been opened at some point, the warranty sticker has been put through.

Liking Gotek, SCSI to SD adaptor, ACA500. First of all I want a mouse and joystick. Zipsticks keep their price don't they?
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2017, 15:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By zardoz
I got the expansion out. Any idea? ...

I got the expansion out. Any idea?

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/28380264/Amiga500_4.jpg

What's the switch for (I suppose I could try it?)

I turned it on at lunchtime, until boss came...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2017, 17:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By zardoz
oh the Gotek looks good and inside the kind of...

oh the Gotek looks good and inside the kind of cash I'm willing to throw at the old thing.

The monitor cable is scart - does that mean it's a composite signal and I can plug it in to my LCD tv?...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2017, 13:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By zardoz
I just scored a free A500! Now what...

Check out this beauty

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/28380264/Amiga500_1.jpg

One quite yellowed A500, one A590 hard drive c/w 200mb disk, one CM8833 monitor.

All working when it came...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2016, 14:25
Replies: 23
Views: 2,242
Posted By zardoz
SWOS 2016 / 2017 edition - thanks to everyone who...

SWOS 2016 / 2017 edition - thanks to everyone who contributed to that.

Impressively, it's managed to get my lad off Fifa 15 on the PS3 so we can play a 'proper' footy game together (specifically...
Forum: support.Games 26 October 2016, 22:35
Replies: 1
Views: 740
Posted By zardoz
Atoms! (T Kuhn) - Right click can crash to desktop

Favourite old PD game of mine, on a disk Atoms! (19xx)(T. Kuhn)(PD).zip, problem is I've been playing it with my young ones and every so often someone hits the right mouse button and it crashes /...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 September 2016, 17:52
Replies: 109
Views: 21,408
Posted By zardoz
So what's the advantage of using these over...

So what's the advantage of using these over whdload zip files?

I launch games from an arcade front end. I just ran a batch file to generate a config file for each zip, for example



and the...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 20 September 2016, 22:54
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By zardoz
Can't start WHDLoad files from Launcher - missing kick.rom

Hi Frode, I copied a working install of FS-UAE portable to a network drive, then back to the c: drive of a different PC and I'm getting this error when launching whdload games from Launcher

Cannot...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 July 2016, 14:29
Replies: 43
Views: 3,267
Posted By zardoz
Anyone know why it would be useful using the...

Anyone know why it would be useful using the controller on a Wii? My main disappointment with that system is the crappy control system. I hate having to aim the nunchuk at the TV, give me a D-Pad...
Forum: support.Games 19 April 2016, 18:01
Replies: 25
Views: 3,951
Posted By zardoz
FWIW, I've got an HDF install of MI1 that won't...

FWIW, I've got an HDF install of MI1 that won't run on a basic emulated 600.

The hdf was sourced some time ago from <ahem> some newsgroup or other and is cracked, I guess it might also depend on...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 16 April 2016, 00:12
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By zardoz
Reassign a joystick button to alt+F4 (via eg...

Reassign a joystick button to alt+F4 (via eg xpadder)
Forum: support.Apps 12 April 2016, 15:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By zardoz
OK... I'm still trying to work out what the OS...

OK... I'm still trying to work out what the OS does when I click on this (project) icon.

What I want to do is launch the game from a startup script, does the icon not tell me how to do this?

I...
Forum: support.Apps 12 April 2016, 00:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By zardoz
Workbench question - what is an icon?

Is this a daft question? Coming from the windows world, I expect an icon to be a shortcut to a file elsewhere on the file system. Is the same true in Workbench?

I want to write a startup script...
Forum: Member Introductions 11 April 2016, 18:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,335
Posted By zardoz
Hello Trustman, There are so many folk in the...

Hello Trustman, There are so many folk in the Amiga community who make this site and the emulators it seems unfair to single anyone or anything out, but...

Have a look at FS-UAE by Frode Soldhiem....
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