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Forum: Amiga scene 29 October 2017, 18:15
Replies: 67
Views: 3,184
Posted By Paul_s
If C= had built the CD32 like the CDTV and added...

If C= had built the CD32 like the CDTV and added faster CPU/RAM then it would have been a much greater success.

But corners were cut with all AGA machines - lots of could haves and should haves....
Forum: OT - General 29 October 2017, 13:57
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By Paul_s
I practically gave my old A1200 (and games) away...

I practically gave my old A1200 (and games) away to Cash Converters in 1999.

No chance of it back now :( Although I miss my A500 a lot lot more (1993 that went!)

I feel your pain :(
Forum: OT - General 29 October 2017, 13:55
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By Paul_s
Maybe it's for the best if we just go back to...

Maybe it's for the best if we just go back to good old BBS systems and forget the internet :lol

RCK can have 400 telephone lines to his home :lol

On a serious note I'm considering a VPN.
Forum: OT - General 29 October 2017, 13:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By Paul_s
You're holding a glass of Martini (shaken, not...

You're holding a glass of Martini (shaken, not stirred) instead of your HotRodSE?

How times have changed http://eab.abime.net/images/icons/icon20.gif
Forum: OT - General 29 October 2017, 13:51
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By Paul_s
Only if the disk shutter is made of pure gold...

Only if the disk shutter is made of pure gold will I pay that price :lol
Forum: MarketPlace 29 August 2017, 22:23
Replies: 1,685
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 295,959
Posted By Paul_s
so come on... who bought this?! ...

so come on... who bought this?!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Commodore-Amiga-Development-System-unique-handmade-preproduction-unit-/302416823530?hash=item46697284ea:g:~AsAAOSwV2ZZk1VS
Forum: Amiga scene 25 June 2017, 14:52
Replies: 238
Views: 12,667
Posted By Paul_s
Emulate Windows 10

Emulate Windows 10
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 June 2017, 20:25
Replies: 158
Views: 8,402
Posted By Paul_s
this thread would make a good game.... we had...

this thread would make a good game.... we had Theme Park...

now... Amiga Park - take your pick from alternate bosses to create your Commodore future...

Characters...

Jack Tramiel
Irving...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 May 2017, 21:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Paul_s
Happy I agree - perhaps not so much, but the 1000 was...

I agree - perhaps not so much, but the 1000 was way ahead in terms of build quality to the 500.

I'd love to get my hands on an early 1000 with copper traces and a full ceramic chip set (one can...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2017, 13:47
Replies: 120
Views: 8,037
Posted By Paul_s
When I upgraded from my original 500 to 1200... ...

When I upgraded from my original 500 to 1200...

build quality wasn't as good as the earlier 500

preferred WB 1.3 to 3.0 and the KS screen is way cooler on 1.0 than 2.0 onwards...

some of my...
Forum: News 02 April 2017, 21:36
Replies: 17
Views: 2,301
Posted By Paul_s
pre-ordered! Can't wait :)

pre-ordered! Can't wait :)
Forum: Amiga scene 11 February 2017, 22:26
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By Paul_s
You've come full circle that's all...

You've come full circle that's all http://eab.abime.net/images/icons/icon10.gif

Looking for a 1000 myself at the moment... :)
Forum: Amiga scene 11 February 2017, 17:16
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By Paul_s
I would go one further and have Signman sitting...

I would go one further and have Signman sitting in a bath of cold custard for a year :)

As the A1000 appeared in several episodes of Miami Vice (1980s - not the nonsense remake) this means it is a...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 September 2016, 21:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By Paul_s
Or there's always the Pirelli Calendar...

Or there's always the Pirelli Calendar...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2016, 10:13
Replies: 19
Views: 2,036
Posted By Paul_s
I always found Final Copy IIB to be my favourite....

I always found Final Copy IIB to be my favourite. The same company who created Final Copy also produced 'Final Writer' with a few more bells and whistles.

Could never get to grips with...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2016, 16:27
Replies: 44
Views: 4,920
Posted By Paul_s
CDTV - The only issue I have with the CDTV is...

CDTV - The only issue I have with the CDTV is that it should have come with more RAM. It was Commodore's way of getting the Amiga platform into homes using multimedia etc. In a way it was a probably...
Forum: News 06 August 2016, 20:23
Replies: 156
Views: 15,334
Posted By Paul_s
Perhaps when comparing to something like Dragon's...

Perhaps when comparing to something like Dragon's Lair, fancy flight simulator or RPG with around 10,000 disks...

but the majority of Amiga games were around the 30euro mark back then.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 July 2016, 10:31
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By Paul_s
Same opinion as Adrian, not worth it in that...

Same opinion as Adrian, not worth it in that condition.

Had the same pack when I got my first 500 :)
Forum: News 14 July 2016, 23:35
Replies: 106
Views: 21,822
Posted By Paul_s
Will the end user have to pay 50euros to unlock...

Will the end user have to pay 50euros to unlock each megabyte of RAM? :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 July 2016, 19:28
Replies: 40
Views: 2,871
Posted By Paul_s
You'd be nuts to try and find out the answer to...

You'd be nuts to try and find out the answer to that question in a court http://eab.abime.net/images/icons/icon20.gif
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 July 2016, 12:53
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By Paul_s
Used to be of a similar opinion about emulation...

Used to be of a similar opinion about emulation but I actually prefer it now.

Real hardware is cool but takes up space and a bit of a pain to setup. It's not felt 'right' since I traded off my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2016, 18:31
Replies: 40
Views: 2,871
Posted By Paul_s
Mario and the likes are still big business for...

Mario and the likes are still big business for Nintendo though - they have every right to protect their IP (even though it may seem extreme). The author of this visual compendium should have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2016, 21:10
Replies: 38
Views: 4,120
Posted By Paul_s
It's not terrible but just a few things (better...

It's not terrible but just a few things (better than what I could probably do);

Graphics - Sauer's pixel art is amazing and timeless. The graphics here don't thrill me as much - kind of like CGI -...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 June 2016, 22:02
Replies: 38
Views: 4,120
Posted By Paul_s
The original is superior in everyway... (and I'm...

The original is superior in everyway... (and I'm not wearing my rose tinted spectacles!)
Forum: News 16 June 2016, 21:14
Replies: 36
Views: 4,768
Posted By Paul_s
The chap who created the 'Artcade' book ran into...

The chap who created the 'Artcade' book ran into difficulties with printing etc, so no, it isn't an easy feat. I believe bitmapbooks are now publishing this...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 June 2016, 21:13
Replies: 79
Views: 10,180
Posted By Paul_s
Pinball Dreams Agony Shadow of the Beast II...

Pinball Dreams
Agony
Shadow of the Beast II (intro and outtro screens are bliss)
Yo! Joe!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2016, 23:48
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Paul_s
Happy A Gremlin in the Works book

I couldn't find any threads about this but here's the link to it!

http://www.bitmapbooks.co.uk/products/a-gremlin-in-the-works?variant=10907382339

One of the nicest books I've come across. It's...
Forum: News 15 June 2016, 20:50
Replies: 36
Views: 4,768
Posted By Paul_s
Yep, I think the books aimed at individual...

Yep, I think the books aimed at individual developers offer much more in terms of content. I'll pass on this one but I'm sure Chris will do a sterling job.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2016, 11:14
Replies: 33
Views: 3,115
Posted By Paul_s
If anything the Amiga launch video was...

If anything the Amiga launch video was promotional material for Commodore at the time so they'd most likely be happy for it to being in the public domain = sales!
Forum: Amiga scene 25 May 2016, 17:36
Replies: 333
Views: 37,438
Posted By Paul_s
and his company is fast becoming obsolete.

and his company is fast becoming obsolete.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2016, 19:28
Replies: 333
Views: 37,438
Posted By Paul_s
Happy It has the aroma of 1994 - with a touch of Mehdi...

It has the aroma of 1994 - with a touch of Mehdi Ali stirring the cauldron!
Forum: News 17 May 2016, 21:35
Replies: 85
Views: 10,250
Posted By Paul_s
If I still had Amiga hardware I'd buy one. ...

If I still had Amiga hardware I'd buy one.

Nothing annoys me more than having a picture of a silk-screened wheelie bin on my PCBs. I hope you've used lead-solder for that ultimate retro feel? :)
Forum: MarketPlace 01 May 2016, 16:49
Replies: 1,685
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 295,959
Posted By Paul_s
£33 and some pennies for the last issue of Amiga...

£33 and some pennies for the last issue of Amiga Power...

and several others from the same seller going for £10+ each... Amiga pricing is getting silly! Only a few years ago you couldn't sell them...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2016, 23:32
Replies: 25
Views: 2,564
Posted By Paul_s
The original 500 will outlive most Amiga models...

The original 500 will outlive most Amiga models imo - I reckon most will still be around until the end of this century if looked after and kept in normal environment. For me the original run 1000 is...
Forum: News 07 April 2016, 23:33
Replies: 340
Views: 38,543
Posted By Paul_s
Has anyone got the link to hand for downloading...

Has anyone got the link to hand for downloading the full game? Thanks.
Forum: MarketPlace 21 March 2016, 17:41
Replies: 1,685
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 295,959
Posted By Paul_s
Potential bargain for someone here.. ...

Potential bargain for someone here..

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Commodore-Amiga-Personal-Computer-Model-A500-Power-Supply-Mouse-W-BOX-/361515596460?hash=item542c023aac:g:cDsAAOSwyjBW7yqo
...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 January 2016, 20:41
Replies: 21
Views: 1,547
Posted By Paul_s
The top of the case isn't shorting any components...

The top of the case isn't shorting any components by chance?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 January 2016, 16:50
Replies: 60
Views: 4,391
Posted By Paul_s
projectdream = cloudcuckooland... Nice idea...

projectdream = cloudcuckooland...

Nice idea but after they submit their 100+ page dossier to Sega the reply will be something like;

"Dear xxxx, Thank you for your recent idea in relation to the...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 January 2016, 20:08
Replies: 22
Views: 2,085
Posted By Paul_s
Ideally if you're changing SMD chips/caps I'd use...

Ideally if you're changing SMD chips/caps I'd use a hot air gun as mentioned previously.
Using a standard iron is very tricky and I'd only use one as a last alternative/you're very experienced. I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 January 2016, 12:01
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By Paul_s
It's not that difficult and you will find you're...

It's not that difficult and you will find you're more at ease.

I remember a few years ago I went abroad with my family for two weeks and left my phone at home (my family thought I was mad - but...
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