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Forum: project.EAB 20 February 2020, 12:00
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By spiff
There are more active members and buy/sell on...

There are more active members and buy/sell on amiga facebook channels...

Everyone knows that forums are stupid, usenet is where its at..

...and on and on..
btw check out my vuvuzela group for...
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 January 2020, 20:53
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By spiff
Let's hope not, there's enough free to wait and...

Let's hope not, there's enough free to wait and gambling simulators “Surprise Mechanics”on steam already :P
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 January 2020, 17:04
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By spiff
Ea store exclusive, same goes for dragon age 3.

Ea store exclusive, same goes for dragon age 3.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 13:48
Replies: 62
Views: 3,709
Posted By spiff
QFT Outrun is a friggin 2 parallel cpu sprite...

QFT Outrun is a friggin 2 parallel cpu sprite scaler system. The video board alone has more CPU and "memory" than an a1200. Saturn was the first port that didn't sacrifice at least one of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2019, 22:13
Replies: 54
Views: 3,425
Posted By spiff
Being a bit of a metal head back in the day, all...

Being a bit of a metal head back in the day, all my computer stuff went to aux in on whatever amp I had around.. These days its mostly DAC to a pair of Yamaha HS8.

Lately I've been running UAE...
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 December 2019, 14:15
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By spiff
oh.. and if you really want to go for durability...

oh.. and if you really want to go for durability and low latency, Xbox elite controller or arcade sticks...

I've never broken either of them, they did dent my floor though. I can't really justify...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 December 2019, 12:57
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By spiff
Main CPU : 3 x MC68000 @ 12.5 MHz In parallell...

Main CPU : 3 x MC68000 @ 12.5 MHz In parallell ...specialized zoom n rotation, transparency “unlimited” sprites
Going by the other releases I’d guesstimate a good doom port to be more likely than...
Forum: OT - Technical 22 December 2019, 18:45
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By spiff
If its Music -> video -> gaming, maybe check out...

If its Music -> video -> gaming, maybe check out a soundbar?

Music tonality on sonos (DD not Dts) and from what i remember yamaha was good, room correction helps selling the illusion of airy...
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 December 2019, 18:37
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By spiff
https://www.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-one/accessories/co...

https://www.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-one/accessories/controllers/sport-red-special-edition

The red sport has som nice rubbery grip, updated D+pad and the new windows bluetooth adapter is included.
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 December 2019, 16:34
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By spiff
I blame epic store ;) That I got a free copy...

I blame epic store ;)

That I got a free copy for some reason (steam vr?) was just icing on the cake :)
Forum: Hardware mods 21 December 2019, 01:46
Replies: 33
Views: 3,882
Posted By spiff
That sweet red graph reminds me of another...

That sweet red graph reminds me of another powerful console...
Forum: OT - General 20 December 2019, 22:11
Replies: 141
Views: 7,017
Posted By spiff
It's the general feeling that everything is just...

It's the general feeling that everything is just worse than before and MS doesn't care unless it's something new they can sell.


Updates overwriting registry settings, no warning, no backwards...
Forum: News 20 December 2019, 21:03
Replies: 46
Views: 6,016
Posted By spiff
Vacation time and amiga stuff, the worms fmv...

Vacation time and amiga stuff, the worms fmv episode was awesome :)

I've always wanted to see something something similar done with psygnosis rendered intros... So its great that they ended up...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2019, 14:17
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By spiff
This :( Got the basics in post processing gfx...

This :( Got the basics in post processing gfx and I cant help looking for the common short cuts.. really kills immersion..

Splatoon on switch helped me.. now I rage against spawn campers and...
Forum: project.EAB 10 December 2019, 21:57
Replies: 560
Views: 109,673
Posted By spiff
I'm just going to post here to leave my mark in...

I'm just going to post here to leave my mark in history...

.. the snowman is now older than my first emulated <> first actual amiga experience, maybe time to open a retro gif page.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 December 2019, 20:06
Replies: 106
Views: 7,452
Posted By spiff
/Remind me in 6 months Post comparison pics...

/Remind me in 6 months
Post comparison pics when project #3 is done.

I got a NOS 15hz CRT this summer..Should be fun matching that one to CRT royale shader on Oled :) My feeling is that gamma...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2019, 01:53
Replies: 41
Views: 5,301
Posted By spiff
I was a bit too young to join the local "scene"...

I was a bit too young to join the local "scene" like 10 ish.. and yes, we also had a "No you can't copy my precious games" hoarder twat.

Weekends were spent at my dad's place and this dude...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2019, 00:52
Replies: 57
Views: 3,290
Posted By spiff
Last 90s Amiga, cannon fodder Last retro...

Last 90s Amiga, cannon fodder

Last retro Amiga , Microcosm ~ 4 months ago, cheesy FMV makes me all warm and fluzzy
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 November 2019, 00:26
Replies: 124
Views: 22,411
Posted By spiff
SWIV with 4mat's cracktro tune :) I read he...

SWIV with 4mat's cracktro tune :) I read he spend something like 10 minutes composing that one.. Noice chirpy tune followed by cinematic brwraaaaa SWIV intro switching to a synth track one minute...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 November 2019, 23:53
Replies: 50
Views: 2,068
Posted By spiff
I'd make sure the motherboard has at least one...

I'd make sure the motherboard has at least one preferably two M.2 slots, even if it adds another €50. M2 drives (samsung) are so stupendously fast even booting win 10 becomes bearable.

Other than...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 November 2019, 23:35
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By spiff
I'd pay for having Jay Miners Amiga key on my...

I'd pay for having Jay Miners Amiga key on my keyboard!



hmm.. actually I'd probably do that for real. Guess I'm officially no longer a broke student :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 November 2019, 23:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By spiff
I can play pretty much any Amiga game ever...

I can play pretty much any Amiga game ever released, whenever I want.

What I can't do these days is wander by rows and rows of big boxes with cheesy art, inhale that papery floppy smell and try to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 November 2019, 20:32
Replies: 24
Views: 1,836
Posted By spiff
I'd say most e-sport titles wipes the floor with...

I'd say most e-sport titles wipes the floor with older games on those aspects
Team play, strategies, reflexes, spatial ability etc

Trial and error + rote memorization isn't really more brain...
Forum: OT - General 16 November 2019, 23:38
Replies: 21
Views: 1,530
Posted By spiff
Go to Norway and try ordering a lager n pizza in...

Go to Norway and try ordering a lager n pizza in the ski lounge..

I've had cheaper flights from London ;) Sweet powder snow though.
Forum: OT - Gaming 06 November 2019, 21:28
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By spiff
Once I realized that all games -> filter on last...

Once I realized that all games -> filter on last played still works.. I felt it was ok.

Good:
Some more eye candy, better filter options in "all games" , sort by size on disk

I expect some...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 November 2019, 10:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,692
Posted By spiff
Nice to see that one :) But not really the point...

Nice to see that one :) But not really the point I was making

*edit* To clarify Solo Kazuki, made a good example while I was editing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 November 2019, 10:11
Replies: 22
Views: 1,692
Posted By spiff
I could add a bunch of games that had better PC ...

I could add a bunch of games that had better PC versions like, turrican II, flashback 16 colour sprites, civilization, wing-commander etc.. but since any potato pc/raspberry pi can just play them on...
Forum: OT - General 01 November 2019, 19:21
Replies: 115
Views: 31,929
Posted By spiff
This is "Tiny" runt of the litter.. he was a bit...

This is "Tiny" runt of the litter.. he was a bit daft, but we dearly loved him while he was with us

https://i.pixxxels.cc/3J0TNWzx/DSC-0192.jpg (https://pixxxels.cc/vcyjS8QJ)


This comic is a...
Forum: OT - Technical 30 October 2019, 00:31
Replies: 29
Views: 2,596
Posted By spiff
Thnx, haven't updated to a new MPC version for a...

Thnx, haven't updated to a new MPC version for a while.
Forum: OT - Technical 25 October 2019, 01:46
Replies: 29
Views: 2,596
Posted By spiff
...and while the title did say free. Here are...

...and while the title did say free. Here are some solid, reasonable priced options :

~ €50
Affinity Photo -> Photoshop
Affinity Designer -> Illustrator
Reaper -> DAW
VueScan -> Scanner...
Forum: OT - Technical 25 October 2019, 01:30
Replies: 29
Views: 2,596
Posted By spiff
WinDirStat Win / K-DirStat Linux Good way...

WinDirStat Win / K-DirStat Linux

Good way to clean up old files, and figure out where all that space went..
Visualize drive usage, clickable graph that drills down to actual file location
...
Forum: OT - Technical 25 October 2019, 01:20
Replies: 29
Views: 2,596
Posted By spiff
Foobar 2000, music player that doesn't try to be...

Foobar 2000, music player that doesn't try to be a video player. Lots of nice optional decoders/plugins.


SACD,MODs, SID, slow down music
2->5.1 5.1->2 mapping
Library management,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 October 2019, 00:08
Replies: 162
Views: 8,028
Posted By spiff
Agreed! With games like Killing game-show,...

Agreed!

With games like Killing game-show, Battlesquadron, Lotus, Falcon etc I wonder why more companies didn't just buy the source code/engine, re-skinned the graphics and just release them as...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2019, 19:55
Replies: 162
Views: 8,028
Posted By spiff
Why? For pretty much anything (multi platform) in...

Why? For pretty much anything (multi platform) in the thread


If its the best version of game you want, no expense spared -> X68000, PC or Neo-geo AES
If its the best value version you want,...
Forum: OT - General 13 October 2019, 19:56
Replies: 25
Views: 1,904
Posted By spiff
Yakuza Kiwami (~ Yakuza 1 updated to use Yakuza 3...

Yakuza Kiwami (~ Yakuza 1 updated to use Yakuza 3 (?) engine)
Resident evil 2 remaster
Forza Horizon 4
Gears 5, Couch co-oping once a week, we usually get through about 1 chapter per session.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 21:17
Replies: 162
Views: 8,028
Posted By spiff
Any game that pisses away my time with an intro...

Any game that pisses away my time with an intro disk that's basically a slideshow, and then start loading the actual game on disk 2.

Bonus points if that intro is unskippable.
Extra bonus if...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 September 2019, 19:50
Replies: 39
Views: 2,455
Posted By spiff
I was a horrible romz skid whining about access...

I was a horrible romz skid whining about access and free teh emuladorez so a retroactive I'm sorry to Marat Fayzullin


My first was a hacked version of iNes.. I remember getting "nes" packs,...
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 September 2019, 08:09
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By spiff
I'm asking because I simply don't understand what...

I'm asking because I simply don't understand what the verdict means. The push-back from the industry will be different depending what it is.

Currently most of Take2 and EAs money is made from...
Forum: News 21 September 2019, 12:08
Replies: 158
Views: 12,256
Posted By spiff
There will be a big box release!? Please do...

There will be a big box release!?
Please do some sort of pre-sale to estimate demand instead of 50 limited edition direct to ebay scalping.

*edit* Big box still available for worthy, weekend...
Forum: OT - Gaming 21 September 2019, 11:49
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By spiff
Thellier, thnx for the local / historical...

Thellier, thnx for the local / historical context.. makes more sense to me now.

Do you have a feel for if they are going for software/immaterial ownership should be the same as physical? Or just...
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