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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 August 2019, 00:33
Replies: 41
Views: 957
Posted By Foebane
No love for the Konix Speedking? The best...

No love for the Konix Speedking? The best joystick I ever used out of the many I tried over the years, and I'm LEFT-handed for most things!
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2019, 23:12
Replies: 38
Views: 1,187
Posted By Foebane
OF COURSE those tiles are NOT pre-rendered! They...

OF COURSE those tiles are NOT pre-rendered! They are so simple to draw and animate that it would be POINTLESS NOT to hand-draw them!
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 August 2019, 16:30
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Foebane
I stand humbly corrected.

I stand humbly corrected.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2019, 10:59
Replies: 32
Views: 1,228
Posted By Foebane
I only knew of Castlevania at all because the...

I only knew of Castlevania at all because the Angry Video Game Nerd covered it in his videos, but I don't remember if he considered it a classic or not.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2019, 10:54
Replies: 38
Views: 1,187
Posted By Foebane
Well, there's no way in HELL that the Stardust...

Well, there's no way in HELL that the Stardust graphics are hand-drawn, that's for sure!
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 August 2019, 10:44
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Foebane
I don't think WinUAE even does that, but I've...

I don't think WinUAE even does that, but I've known other emulators that do.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 18:15
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By Foebane
Games? On Apple computers??? What IS this CRAZY...

Games? On Apple computers??? What IS this CRAZY TALK!?!?!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 16:37
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By Foebane
I'm not reading all that legalese, but this is...

I'm not reading all that legalese, but this is some company vs Apple, a (very much) live company (unfortunately). I would think that the situation is different for a long-dead company like Commodore....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2019, 12:14
Replies: 62
Views: 1,404
Posted By Foebane
A friend of mine had the Phillips G7000, I...

A friend of mine had the Phillips G7000, I distinctly remember the beeping sounds made by a game called Freedom Fighters. My Dad also fixed my friend's system because the power supply in it was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 August 2019, 10:06
Replies: 305
Views: 47,904
Posted By Foebane
I never played Barbarian by Psygnosis, but I saw...

I never played Barbarian by Psygnosis, but I saw screenshots of the game long before I had an Amiga myself, and I was baffled as to how anyone would play the game with the mouse (all the controls are...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2019, 23:00
Replies: 27
Views: 1,835
Posted By Foebane
Does the Demoscene community know of this? Maybe...

Does the Demoscene community know of this? Maybe someone should tell Pouet.net.
Forum: OT - General 13 August 2019, 16:59
Replies: 129
Views: 5,765
Posted By Foebane
Who on earth would want to download and play...

Who on earth would want to download and play Amiten's shitty games anyway? I'm APPALLED by the ones I've seen already!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 August 2019, 10:22
Replies: 62
Views: 1,404
Posted By Foebane
Your very first computer game?

Long before I was on Amiga, or even Atari 600/800XL, my first computer (which was my Dad's) was a Sinclair ZX81 complete with "wobbly" RAM pack. It was like the silent black & white era of movies,...
Forum: OT - General 12 August 2019, 20:07
Replies: 129
Views: 5,765
Posted By Foebane
I saw that video that Hewitson linked to, and......

I saw that video that Hewitson linked to, and... MY... GOD... those are some of THE worst games I've EVER seen on Amiga! Even if they are AMOS, they should be better than that!

I've never before...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 August 2019, 23:22
Replies: 51
Views: 5,380
Posted By Foebane
Turrican3, you cannot easily stop flickering in...

Turrican3, you cannot easily stop flickering in Amiga games if it is intentional (to get around a limitation of some sort in the hardware) WITHOUT affecting the core accuracy of the emulation!
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2019, 23:39
Replies: 163
Views: 12,718
Posted By Foebane
Thanks for trying, anyway. :)

Thanks for trying, anyway. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2019, 18:24
Replies: 163
Views: 12,718
Posted By Foebane
It was too late for Commodore and/or the Amiga ...

It was too late for Commodore and/or the Amiga

However, my account will show what I initially voted for in italics. Nothing can be done to fix that?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 August 2019, 14:18
Replies: 163
Views: 12,718
Posted By Foebane
Can I change my poll vote? I jokingly voted that...

Can I change my poll vote? I jokingly voted that the CD32 was a success and that the poll was stupid, but I've changed my mind.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 August 2019, 17:04
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Foebane
I remember running my Amiga off various CRT TVs...

I remember running my Amiga off various CRT TVs back in the day, and on non-interlaced screen modes, the screen would be steady as a rock, no flickering whatsoever.

Then, when I made a VHS...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 August 2019, 10:31
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Foebane
When I wrote my first Amiga game, Brainbow, on...

When I wrote my first Amiga game, Brainbow, on AMOS, I decided to include a few lines of an interlaced mode at the top or at the bottom of the screen (I can't remember which), whilst the game screen...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2019, 08:16
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
This is why I switched to PC, along with...

This is why I switched to PC, along with Commodore going bust. Doom was everything I wanted in a game, and I played it for months (thousands of extra add-on maps, so there was plenty of variety)....
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 August 2019, 23:41
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By Foebane
I have a LOT of demos that have exe extensions in...

I have a LOT of demos that have exe extensions in addition to adf files, and a lot of them boot directly from 1.3/2.0/3.1 boot screens. For those that don't, I just run them from WB instead. It's...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2019, 13:49
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
Reshoot R...

Reshoot R (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0FQrXxwtSs) certainly looks very nice, but not my cup of tea, even back in the day when the Amiga games market was already saturated with shooters of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2019, 05:54
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
What completely arrogant statements. You...

What completely arrogant statements. You represent the very antithesis of Jack Tramiel's famous quote, and think that computers are for the classes and not the masses, eh?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 July 2019, 11:48
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
Agreed, Galahad. The many accelerator cards that...

Agreed, Galahad. The many accelerator cards that came out for the A1200 also came with lots of RAM as an integral part of the upgrade, and since the A1200 came with 2Mb of Chip RAM as standard AND it...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2019, 17:01
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
I thought he was talking about how PC owners...

I thought he was talking about how PC owners never seemed to complain when their current machine was too slow to play the latest games like Doom, or in my case, Quake (which I meant) because whilst...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2019, 14:50
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
I couldn't get Quake to run on my 486DX2/66 PC...

I couldn't get Quake to run on my 486DX2/66 PC without looking like a slideshow, so...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 July 2019, 21:56
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
I heard that the head management, especially the...

I heard that the head management, especially the reprehensible Mehdi Ali, couldn't care less about their products, which they saw as hopeless for profit, and spent Commodore's remaining assets on...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 July 2019, 20:04
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
No need to be rude.

No need to be rude.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 July 2019, 12:20
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
Isn't RTG chunky by design? Can't Amiga games run...

Isn't RTG chunky by design? Can't Amiga games run on RTG without modification?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 July 2019, 23:20
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By Foebane
Surely the words are not enough, the face with...

Surely the words are not enough, the face with the nose poking over the wall is needed too? ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 22 July 2019, 00:07
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
To me, the Amiga DIED in "real hardware" form the...

To me, the Amiga DIED in "real hardware" form the moment Commodore went bust, and in 1994 I was in limbo for a while, considering my next option, and looking at the cheap Multimedia PCs available in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 July 2019, 11:58
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By Foebane
Does Peter Jones not know how planetary...

Does Peter Jones not know how planetary atmospheres work? The planets in this picture, especially the big orange one, should be BEHIND the green atmospheric haze here, because as it is, they look...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2019, 18:26
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
I haven't even been able to follow this thread,...

I haven't even been able to follow this thread, too many walls of text and loads of technical jargon that make my eyes glaze over. :(
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 July 2019, 00:26
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By Foebane
For those rare demos that refuse to run unless...

For those rare demos that refuse to run unless they detect a 68060, I use a little C program called "Make060" before the demo to nullify that problem neatly. They've always run fine afterwards. Of...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 20:44
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
No-one is talking about getting rid of planar...

No-one is talking about getting rid of planar modes, heck, in fact, they're needed for backwards compatibility, but just to ADD a chunky mode for the new-fangled VGA games like Doom.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 11:45
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
How about including both, for compatibility?

How about including both, for compatibility?
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 11:06
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
All this talk of Chunky Mode on Amiga AGA: How...

All this talk of Chunky Mode on Amiga AGA: How FEASIBLE and EASY is it to implement? Maybe some hardcore engineers here can do such a project? Can't be that difficult.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 10:42
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
Wow, you make that sound so simple. The Motorola...

Wow, you make that sound so simple. The Motorola and Intel CPU architectures are completely different, and don't forget, the Amiga was designed FOR a Motorola 68000. Redesigning the entire...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2019, 21:38
Replies: 784
Views: 37,283
Posted By Foebane
Because Chunky mode would be faster, as it is on...

Because Chunky mode would be faster, as it is on PC. Have a look at this (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=92318) article which describes why Doom just wouldn't work on a vanilla A1200.
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