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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 17:56
Replies: 33
Views: 825
Posted By Dunny
For games that are simply shooters or run+gun...

For games that are simply shooters or run+gun platformers with little story I would agree - difficulty would extend the life of the game especially if it's user-selectable.

However, a lot of...
Forum: project.MAGE Today, 13:10
Replies: 51
Views: 4,643
Posted By Dunny
I might also add that if this is to be used as an...

I might also add that if this is to be used as an "unofficial" pack, then the disks should be stored in WinUAE/Games/Unofficial rather than in the official games directory.

Editing all the...
Forum: Coders. General Yesterday, 22:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dunny
At least add the original Atari version's music...

At least add the original Atari version's music as an option, please. That track is iconic and one of the best ever written. I'm all for more pumping, serious sounding stuff but the original is just...
Forum: project.MAGE Yesterday, 02:14
Replies: 2,822
Views: 274,001
Posted By Dunny
Time to start trawling Fred Fish and 17Bit then!

Time to start trawling Fred Fish and 17Bit then!
Forum: project.EAB 22 January 2020, 16:35
Replies: 36
Views: 1,354
Posted By Dunny
And yes, that's precisely what the a1k mods are...

And yes, that's precisely what the a1k mods are proposing to do.

"The mods at EAB are participating in threads and voicing their opinions. We don't like that here at a1k, so we need to go and...
Forum: project.EAB 22 January 2020, 14:08
Replies: 36
Views: 1,354
Posted By Dunny
"hey, there's trouble brewing at t'EAB boards,...

"hey, there's trouble brewing at t'EAB boards, lad"

"Yup. We needs to sort them there EAB mods out, tha needs to go and have a word. Can't be avin' mods on another forum behavin' 'owever they...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 22:12
Replies: 234
Views: 5,789
Posted By Dunny
We've been rumbled by a1k and the Amiga FB...

We've been rumbled by a1k and the Amiga FB groups! You should all just STOP your damned insolence. Now!
...
Forum: project.EAB 21 January 2020, 22:10
Replies: 36
Views: 1,354
Posted By Dunny
I'm failing to see evidence of a crime here.

I'm failing to see evidence of a crime here.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2020, 16:09
Replies: 234
Views: 5,789
Posted By Dunny
Let's not forget that the almighty Francois...

Let's not forget that the almighty Francois Lionet has recently tried to take someone else's code (fixes and upgardes to AMOSPro) and charge 200 euros for it, giving the author of that code 7 euros...
Forum: OT - General 19 January 2020, 11:39
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By Dunny
But you still thought that a fantasy story about...

But you still thought that a fantasy story about things that aren't real were important enough to disrupt a large group of people's enjoyment of a production?

Are you religious? Though generally...
Forum: OT - General 19 January 2020, 01:44
Replies: 33
Views: 1,814
Posted By Dunny
Jeez, grelbfarlk, you need to chill. Getting...

Jeez, grelbfarlk, you need to chill. Getting yourself kicked out of a movie theatre and ruining everyone else's movie over a fantasy story? It's just a book!

Christ, I bet you're a hoot at parties.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2020, 18:41
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Dunny
This. None of those tunes are at all different to...

This. None of those tunes are at all different to eachother in any real way. You could add in the original Xenon music and not disturb the flow.

Not Whitakker at his finest, by a long shot.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2020, 14:13
Replies: 153
Views: 4,768
Posted By Dunny
This. Back before handheld Amiga emulation...

This.

Back before handheld Amiga emulation was really a thing, my portable fix was with SNES and MD versions which were much lighter on the poor ARM CPUs we had. I was always disappointed with...
Forum: support.Games 16 January 2020, 22:04
Replies: 24
Views: 1,615
Posted By Dunny
Oh my, I missed this! Bonecruncher was one...

Oh my, I missed this!

Bonecruncher was one of my favourite games back when I had my A1000. I recall picking it up at a local branch of Dixons - was my birthday, so I grabbed Xenon II, SEUCK and...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 16 January 2020, 02:42
Replies: 27
Views: 2,030
Posted By Dunny
Wait, what? Lionet kicked Frédérik off the group?...

Wait, what? Lionet kicked Frédérik off the group? That's a bit of a dick move.

I've not really had much contact with him back in the day, but lately he seemed to be a nice older dude with a...
Forum: Coders. AMOS 16 January 2020, 01:57
Replies: 27
Views: 2,030
Posted By Dunny
AIUI from the FB group, there has been a falling...

AIUI from the FB group, there has been a falling out between Francois Lionet and the guy who is extending AMOS with AGA etc.

The developer has left the AMOS group and the source has been removed....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 January 2020, 19:10
Replies: 153
Views: 4,768
Posted By Dunny
Emphasis mine. This (aside from the question of...

Emphasis mine. This (aside from the question of ease-of-piracy that made the Amiga superior) is the real issue, isn't it?

SNES and MD have some absolutely cracking franchises on them. The Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 January 2020, 03:00
Replies: 227
Views: 21,062
Posted By Dunny
It's damned good in Outrun 2006 on PC. Still...

It's damned good in Outrun 2006 on PC. Still compatible with every PC I've owned since launch.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2020, 22:05
Replies: 371
Views: 46,153
Posted By Dunny
I do get the impression that people are largely...

I do get the impression that people are largely overestimating the power inside the Vampire. At the end of the day, it's still less than half a GHz of CPU in there regardless of extensions. My old...
Forum: support.Games 11 January 2020, 01:28
Replies: 115
Views: 13,484
Posted By Dunny
Also one of the starting points available in...

Also one of the starting points available in Elite: Frontier on the Miggy :)
Forum: News 09 January 2020, 18:48
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Dunny
Not to mention that it's possible that Paul...

Not to mention that it's possible that Paul Andrews might own Willy (though also possibly not as last I looked he'd trademarked a fan-version and not the original sprite) and he came down hard on a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 17:52
Replies: 153
Views: 4,768
Posted By Dunny
Amiga 1200 for me. My friend had a Megadrive,...

Amiga 1200 for me. My friend had a Megadrive, with about four games. He couldn't afford more, they were expensive.

I pirated all mine. 1200 wins.
Forum: OT - Gaming 03 January 2020, 16:06
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By Dunny
In computers - The Spectrum range of 8bits....

In computers - The Spectrum range of 8bits. Occasionally the C64 but only for gaming.

I have a Pi4 in an arcade cab running RetroPie with 128GB of games for various systems ranging from 2600 to...
Forum: project.MAGE 31 December 2019, 18:43
Replies: 2,822
Views: 274,001
Posted By Dunny
Agreed with the hacker games. I was glued to them...

Agreed with the hacker games. I was glued to them on the 8bits, and love them on the Amiga, warts and all.
Forum: project.MAGE 31 December 2019, 13:06
Replies: 2,822
Views: 274,001
Posted By Dunny
How does one press number pad keys (emulated)...

How does one press number pad keys (emulated) when there's no numberpad on my laptop? Is there a modifier key I can use in WinUAE?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 December 2019, 20:38
Replies: 113
Views: 7,169
Posted By Dunny
I'm writing a BASIC interpreter on the PC. Using...

I'm writing a BASIC interpreter on the PC. Using 256 colours (1bpp) for the display. There are so many effects that I would like to do that require toggling of bits in the display - transparencies,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2019, 02:45
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By Dunny
He was suggesting that the Vampire creators fix...

He was suggesting that the Vampire creators fix their 68080 implementation so it can run the game, not the other way around.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 December 2019, 22:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By Dunny
I never realised that Seiya was such a Vampire...

I never realised that Seiya was such a Vampire enthusiast. He should do promotional videos for them.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 December 2019, 17:56
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By Dunny
Actually, a comprehensive list of games with...

Actually, a comprehensive list of games with their incompatibilities would be excellent -

Runs on a Vampire?
Plays with an 060 installed? Caches or no caches?
68040 compatible?
Runs with an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2019, 02:52
Replies: 37
Views: 1,730
Posted By Dunny
And was another that you'd avoid if you're a...

And was another that you'd avoid if you're a cash-strapped youngster - that game couldn't be beaten on a reasonable pay-in unless you had three other mates to pitch in. Single player you'd drop coins...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2019, 22:04
Replies: 37
Views: 1,730
Posted By Dunny
Which is why I rate Rastan higher as an arcade...

Which is why I rate Rastan higher as an arcade game. Rygar is a great game, don't get me wrong, but for an afternoon with like, a quid in 10ps to your name at Withernsea seaside arcades you'd avoid...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2019, 16:27
Replies: 37
Views: 1,730
Posted By Dunny
Which is why it's far better suited to the arcade...

Which is why it's far better suited to the arcade than Rygar.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2019, 02:26
Replies: 37
Views: 1,730
Posted By Dunny
...Which is your opinion and I respect that even...

...Which is your opinion and I respect that even though it's also bullshit :D
Forum: project.MAGE 07 December 2019, 20:45
Replies: 2,822
Views: 274,001
Posted By Dunny
I wonder what DOS games we can shoehorn into this...

I wonder what DOS games we can shoehorn into this collection via PC-Task and insanely fast emulation speeds in WinUAE? :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 13:30
Replies: 37
Views: 1,730
Posted By Dunny
Rastan by a margin so huge you can't see the end...

Rastan by a margin so huge you can't see the end of it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 December 2019, 00:57
Replies: 619
Views: 32,753
Posted By Dunny
Click the button to the right of each of the...

Click the button to the right of each of the quote buttons on the posts you want to quote. Then on the last one, click the Quote button as normal.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 December 2019, 15:49
Replies: 426
Views: 22,638
Posted By Dunny
Gauntlet II with original Gauntlet and Deeper...

Gauntlet II with original Gauntlet and Deeper Dungeons levels would seriously rock on the Miggy.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 18:15
Replies: 113
Views: 7,169
Posted By Dunny
I had an A1000, my friend had a 386. I was...

I had an A1000, my friend had a 386.

I was blown away by Ultima: Underworld and was quite, quite jealous of the PC - he had a monitor with crisp pixels, my A1000 ran on a 14" colour portable via...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 November 2019, 13:18
Replies: 25
Views: 2,036
Posted By Dunny
When run on a stock A1200, AROS is slower than a...

When run on a stock A1200, AROS is slower than a very slow thing. I'd not even want to try it on an A500, if it's even possible.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2019, 13:02
Replies: 619
Views: 32,753
Posted By Dunny
V2 was 12MB, yeah. It was the first 3D...

V2 was 12MB, yeah. It was the first 3D acceleration card I bought and it blew my socks off.

GLQuake was soooo much fun.
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