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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2020, 17:38
Replies: 33
Views: 845
Posted By sneckburger
NewZealand story was better on Amiga. Graphics...

NewZealand story was better on Amiga.
Graphics were the same IMO but you'd play it different at home than you would in the arcade, due to lives costing money.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 17:48
Replies: 994
Views: 60,120
Posted By sneckburger
Sounds like a legit statement. :shocked ...

Sounds like a legit statement.
:shocked

Pretty sure I've online fingerprint holding more information about me than I know about myself! :crying

Might have to do a John Connor like in...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 11:00
Replies: 994
Views: 60,120
Posted By sneckburger
I think Windows 10 is the best version to date.

I think Windows 10 is the best version to date.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 15:51
Replies: 994
Views: 60,120
Posted By sneckburger
With the power of Hindsight.... Commodore should...

With the power of Hindsight.... Commodore should have created the PlayStation instead of the CD32.... and then released a PlayStation desktop version with a keyboard.

Naming convention for Amiga...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 13:47
Replies: 994
Views: 60,120
Posted By sneckburger
A1200 was an evolutionary step forward. I suppose...

A1200 was an evolutionary step forward. I suppose it wasn't groundbreaking like the A500, but it was a move forward. Commodore needed something new and they must have known it wouldn't have lasted by...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2020, 12:44
Replies: 994
Views: 60,120
Posted By sneckburger
Don't forget Amiga didn't die because of...

Don't forget Amiga didn't die because of competition from the PC market. It was simply poor mismanagement of Commodore.
We were all waiting for an successor to the A1200 but it never came, even the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 January 2020, 10:30
Replies: 42
Views: 1,438
Posted By sneckburger
Was Lemmings 3D any good? I remember the reviews...

Was Lemmings 3D any good? I remember the reviews were poor but I never played it.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2020, 10:31
Replies: 42
Views: 1,438
Posted By sneckburger
Speaking of remakes I bought Sonic Generations...

Speaking of remakes I bought Sonic Generations for my 5 year old daughter for the PS3 at the weekend.
I thought this game was a massive improvement over the Megadrive/Genesis version and captures...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 17:33
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By sneckburger
Ever had a crowd of people around you while playing and arcade game?

This used to happen when a couple of friends were determined to finish a Co-Op platform or shooter, Or were in intense beat-em-up battles like Mortal kombat in the arcade back in the late 80’s to...
Forum: OT - Gaming 16 January 2020, 16:19
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By sneckburger
I totally respect your opinion or anyone else who...

I totally respect your opinion or anyone else who actually thought this game is a gem.
If anything I'm annoyed with myself for not understanding the hype.
But I can't help but thinking people are...
Forum: OT - Gaming 16 January 2020, 14:40
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By sneckburger
This is where I'm confused as many positive...

This is where I'm confused as many positive reviews mention these "good points" It as if they were reviewing the game with rose tinted glasses or something :confused .I also consider myself a casual...
Forum: OT - Gaming 14 January 2020, 17:04
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By sneckburger
I’m beginning to wonder if Bethesda have been...

I’m beginning to wonder if Bethesda have been intentionally bombing this game with positive reviews to make a mockery of the online review communities? Because IMO it certainly does.
It seems I’m...
Forum: OT - Gaming 14 January 2020, 14:39
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By sneckburger
I’ve played Fallout3, 4 and Vegas and enjoyed...

I’ve played Fallout3, 4 and Vegas and enjoyed them all but with OW I got very bored playing it and the story alone wasn’t enough to keep me engaged.
I haven’t seen any spoilers but the story seemed...
Forum: OT - Gaming 13 January 2020, 17:57
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By sneckburger
Not played Fallout 76 - due to bad reviews. ...

Not played Fallout 76 - due to bad reviews.
Though I did buy Outer worlds based on good ones.

Are the positive reviews just backlash at Bethesda? Surly can't.
I'm totally confused why its rated...
Forum: OT - Gaming 13 January 2020, 17:17
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By sneckburger
Outer Worlds - Obsidian

Am I missing something?
Why is this game getting good reviews?
I gave it my best shot to try and get into it thinking it was a slow burner, but after about 10 hours playtime I just can’t endure the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 17:46
Replies: 42
Views: 1,438
Posted By sneckburger
Only enjoyed this with the trainer activated. ...

Only enjoyed this with the trainer activated.
Its so hard to the point its no fun and I'd loose interest before I got skilled enough to get to the second level. Even with the trainer it's difficult....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 12:46
Replies: 42
Views: 1,438
Posted By sneckburger
I still play Toki. Could never get past the first...

I still play Toki. Could never get past the first boss then and still can't:laughing
Forum: OT - Gaming 09 January 2020, 12:13
Replies: 76
Views: 5,030
Posted By sneckburger
I have a PS4 VR, didn't know you could use it on...

I have a PS4 VR, didn't know you could use it on the PC though.
That would be cool if you could. Especially with the new Half Life game (Alyx) coming out.


edit.

Looking into Freelancer and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 12:08
Replies: 42
Views: 1,438
Posted By sneckburger
Games you just can't force yourself to play anymore

As title
For me its Days of Thunder.
Played it loads in the day, now its like a slide show of grey and I can't enjoy it one bit.
Forum: OT - Gaming 08 January 2020, 18:28
Replies: 76
Views: 5,030
Posted By sneckburger
Thought about buying this game but the time it...

Thought about buying this game but the time it takes to get into it is putting me off.
Last game like it I played was Freelancer.
Awesome game I remember is elite dangerous a bit like it?
Forum: support.Games 09 December 2019, 18:16
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By sneckburger
Yes i did. I copied the two file to its main...

Yes i did.
I copied the two file to its main directory.
Doesn't seem to find them nor can I make a new save
Forum: support.Games 09 December 2019, 16:32
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By sneckburger
That's odd. It lets me put anything into the copy...

That's odd. It lets me put anything into the copy protection screen.
I haven't copied any crack over after the install.
Forum: support.Games 09 December 2019, 14:34
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By sneckburger
That's a point. I didn't copy over a crack when I...

That's a point. I didn't copy over a crack when I installed it from the ADF.
Is the copy protection on Settlers not to let you save game?
I remember certain games were clever like that so they...
Forum: support.Games 06 December 2019, 21:42
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By sneckburger
Settlers Save Game help please.

Ok So I first tried the Whdload version of this, but I couldn't type the the Mission password due to a known bug. It's probably been patched by now but I've been happly playing away using the ADF...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 December 2019, 15:43
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By sneckburger
I use the Cyclone RX (form ebay) and a PS1...

I use the Cyclone RX (form ebay) and a PS1 controller.
Doesn't seem to like pads with analogue sticks though... Unless they've updated it since?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 December 2019, 15:02
Replies: 249
Views: 58,706
Posted By sneckburger
I remember a copy I had of Hook was unplayable...

I remember a copy I had of Hook was unplayable probably due to a poor crack. The game would run but things were very glitchy and seemed to get worse the more you played.
My copy of Flashback, parts...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 December 2019, 15:22
Replies: 41
Views: 5,204
Posted By sneckburger
Our local computer club near Hixons in Castleford...

Our local computer club near Hixons in Castleford got raided at least once.
Police bust in caught everyone with Xcopy on the screens.
I wasn't there when it happened but I can imagine there was a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 November 2019, 13:31
Replies: 52
Views: 2,386
Posted By sneckburger
OMG... Where from? I'm guessing it wasn't from...

OMG... Where from?
I'm guessing it wasn't from your local high street game store.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 November 2019, 12:11
Replies: 52
Views: 2,386
Posted By sneckburger
I should have been more specific as I meant “New”...

I should have been more specific as I meant “New” Boxed game. But it is interesting to hear how people are still buying old software for these 30 year old machines.
For me I realised I was in denial...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2019, 17:26
Replies: 52
Views: 2,386
Posted By sneckburger
Last "Boxed" Amiga game you bought

I know there's new boxed games still been made today so list those as well if you like.


Most games back then were passed around pirated copies, but when something special we'd been waiting ages...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 November 2019, 16:42
Replies: 60
Views: 4,368
Posted By sneckburger
The Settlers. - Level codes don't input (keyboard...

The Settlers. - Level codes don't input (keyboard doesn't input the code)

Theme Park AGA - Grinds to a halt after 5 minutes.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 November 2019, 13:41
Replies: 103
Views: 5,438
Posted By sneckburger
Mine "could" have been Defenda on the ZX specrum...

Mine "could" have been Defenda on the ZX specrum 48k (rubber key one). Either that or something very similar to it as I can't remember the name of the game.
My dad was playing it and it got me...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2019, 18:28
Replies: 31
Views: 1,719
Posted By sneckburger
Keep an eye out for new listings for buy it now,...

Keep an eye out for new listings for buy it now, as mentioned already you need to check daily. Some people just want a quick no hassle sale and I got a working boxed A500 for £50 only a year ago this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2019, 12:26
Replies: 31
Views: 1,719
Posted By sneckburger
I bought 2 because I've modified the first one to...

I bought 2 because I've modified the first one to make it more useable (new A1200.net case etc..) and I wanted to keep one as standard untouched also the second one came with an original box. Good...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 November 2019, 18:29
Replies: 24
Views: 1,732
Posted By sneckburger
Rubbish joysticks made old games much harder. ...

Rubbish joysticks made old games much harder.
I'm going to look into buying an adaptor for the Bug joystick to work on my Playstation.
I can then use it as a handicap for my mate the next time we...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 November 2019, 18:15
Replies: 31
Views: 1,719
Posted By sneckburger
Bidding on ebay and focusing on the A1200 (the...

Bidding on ebay and focusing on the A1200 (the best option IMO as it plays everything).
I bought my first A1200 about 2 years ago for £130. It was a charity auction on ebay, no box and looked a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 November 2019, 14:40
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By sneckburger
I remember this game. It's the one where even...

I remember this game. It's the one where even when you've been shot down the gunners carry on shooting at you. trigger happy SOB's
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 October 2019, 12:02
Replies: 44
Views: 2,208
Posted By sneckburger
I disagree as it would cover all generations of...

I disagree as it would cover all generations of Amiga, just be a CD32 mini case.
This would give an advantage over the Mega drive mini as it had fewer games and its only one generation (unless the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 October 2019, 11:34
Replies: 44
Views: 2,208
Posted By sneckburger
I would market it clearly that the unit would...

I would market it clearly that the unit would play a variety of ALL Amiga Classics not just the ones limited to the CD32.
There could be picture of the A500, A600 A1200 and CD32 on the box artwork...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 October 2019, 13:10
Replies: 44
Views: 2,208
Posted By sneckburger
Thinking about it more I think the CD32 would be...

Thinking about it more I think the CD32 would be an ideal Mini Project.
It would determine the controllers have option to plug in a usb mouse and keyboard (optional extra or just a generic one). ...
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