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Forum: Amiga scene 01 January 2020, 22:12
Replies: 54
Views: 3,494
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Making a game uncrackable

After reading all the messages from coders begging crackers not to rip off their games (in the other thread), and others where the programmers were bragging about how difficult they would be to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 January 2020, 22:04
Replies: 515
Views: 135,417
Posted By JohnnyWalker
That's a pretty comprehensive list! Makes me...

That's a pretty comprehensive list! Makes me wonder if any cracker ever thought twice. What a lot of the messages said is true: The developers worked crazy hours and got very little money (the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 January 2020, 21:47
Replies: 92
Views: 16,393
Posted By JohnnyWalker
I'm currently reading "Universe" (the Bitmap...

I'm currently reading "Universe" (the Bitmap Brothers biography) and I think I finally understand what went on. Dan Malone talks about CE2 briefly. He was quite involved, it seems, but the book also...
Forum: support.WinUAE 31 December 2019, 22:54
Replies: 19
Views: 1,087
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Thanks! I will try that! I'm totally fine with...

Thanks! I will try that! I'm totally fine with black borders, I just want 1:1 pixels.
Forum: support.WinUAE 31 December 2019, 21:47
Replies: 19
Views: 1,087
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Hmm. I reset my config to the supplied ones and...

Hmm. I reset my config to the supplied ones and it's working better now. I wonder if there was version clash with the configuration files?

Edit: It's still tricky to get evenly sized pixels on a...
Forum: support.WinUAE 31 December 2019, 20:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,087
Posted By JohnnyWalker
I've struggled like never before with WinUAE...

I've struggled like never before with WinUAE lately. I just want the image scaled up to fit my screen without stretching or distortion. As close to square pixels as possible. Doesn't everyone? :-/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2019, 20:14
Replies: 92
Views: 16,393
Posted By JohnnyWalker
That's an interesting point, and I'd be willing...

That's an interesting point, and I'd be willing to believe it, but he put one of the hyper-saturated monstrosities on his old DeviantArt page. Really odd, but maybe they were just going for more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2019, 15:34
Replies: 92
Views: 16,393
Posted By JohnnyWalker
I hated the graphics of Chaos Engine 2. I don't...

I hated the graphics of Chaos Engine 2. I don't know what happened. They went from beautifully muted steampunk to cartoon psychedelic.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2019, 00:37
Replies: 92
Views: 16,393
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Is that a dig at how awful the sequel was? ;)

Is that a dig at how awful the sequel was? ;)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 31 December 2019, 00:21
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Well damn. Hunting around on there and it looks...

Well damn. Hunting around on there and it looks like I found them. Thanks!



Yep. I hope Rebellion actually do something good with that IP. Mike Montgomery tried his best but The Bitmap Brothers...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 30 December 2019, 00:43
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By JohnnyWalker
The Bitmap Brothers's classics

Does anyone have Bitmap Brothers catalogue in IPF format.

That is:

Xenon
Speedball
Xenon II
Speedball II
Cadaver
Cadaver: The Payoff
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 December 2019, 21:01
Replies: 92
Views: 16,393
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Ah! It's getting to the ladder by the cross...

Ah! It's getting to the ladder by the cross within 300 seconds. Amazing. Thank you!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 December 2019, 18:50
Replies: 92
Views: 16,393
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Wow, that’s an amazing feat. It really bothers me...

Wow, that’s an amazing feat. It really bothers me so much that none of the remasters have been able to capture the magic of the originals. Part of me wants to try and Crowdsource a new remaster for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 December 2019, 05:00
Replies: 92
Views: 16,393
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Sorry for resurrecting an old thread, but I'm...

Sorry for resurrecting an old thread, but I'm reading UNIVERSE at the moment and it's sparked an interest in the Bitmap's games (specifically the Eric Matthews ones). Kroah's work is utterly timeless...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 September 2019, 23:29
Replies: 326
Views: 55,519
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Don't recall ever having problems with...

Don't recall ever having problems with Mega-lo-Mania. Such a great game. Pretty sure I finished it.

Never got to grips with Populus II. It seemed impossible to do so without a manual.

EXILE was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 September 2019, 01:36
Replies: 135
Views: 20,870
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Not many people are going to contact him, letting...

Not many people are going to contact him, letting him know how much they appreciate his work, or even asking him about it. He's not a superstar being stopped in the street, he'll genuinely appreciate...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 September 2019, 18:38
Replies: 31
Views: 5,890
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Sorry to dig up an old post, but I believe I...

Sorry to dig up an old post, but I believe I finally have an answer to this old mystery, or at least I think I do. The final Amiga Action was apparently in September '96 (Issue 89), which is now...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2019, 17:32
Replies: 270
Views: 32,522
Posted By JohnnyWalker
I never got the love for the Bug (no pun...

I never got the love for the Bug (no pun intended). The damn thing was IMPOSSIBLE to jump diagonally with. Or maybe mine was naff.

Much preferred my CRUISER :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2019, 03:06
Replies: 135
Views: 20,870
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Wow, sorry digging up and old thread, but just...

Wow, sorry digging up and old thread, but just wondering how this ended up. You should totally contact Sean Griffiths, btw.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2019, 05:26
Replies: 1,018
Views: 64,460
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Why wasn't Doom ported over to the Amiga? I guess...

Why wasn't Doom ported over to the Amiga? I guess nobody thought the market was worth the effort, but if Commodore had put some money behind it, it could have made all the difference and made the...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2019, 05:15
Replies: 141
Views: 52,511
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Wow, 12 years later the original creator popped...

Wow, 12 years later the original creator popped by. Any stories from behind the scene you want to share? How do you feel about these disks now? Did you know about their popularity at the time?
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2016, 07:10
Replies: 44
Views: 7,740
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Cruise for a Corpse or BloodNet -- two classic...

Cruise for a Corpse or BloodNet -- two classic adventures -- leap to my mind.

Cruise for a Corpse has amazing music on the Amiga version, and while the PC version had 256 colours, it used them...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2016, 07:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,604
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Fantastic post. Thanks very much for helping see...

Fantastic post. Thanks very much for helping see the landscape a bit more clearly. I'd quite like a super fast, but highly compatible, bit of kit. It sounds like the most exciting stuff is on the...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2016, 19:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,604
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Amiga Today

I'm a longtime Amiga fan... but I've been out of the loop for many years now. I thought I'd come back to the community to see what's new, and it appears the answer is: Quite a lot!

There's been a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2015, 03:23
Replies: 115
Views: 27,293
Posted By JohnnyWalker
I ixed mine by opening it and jamming Lego bricks...

I ixed mine by opening it and jamming Lego bricks in -- still works now!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2015, 03:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,805
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Good job!

Good job!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2013, 13:53
Replies: 295
Views: 77,885
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Pinball Dreams and Pinball Fantasies IN 3D!!! For...

Pinball Dreams and Pinball Fantasies IN 3D!!! For iOS.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2013, 18:58
Replies: 115
Views: 27,293
Posted By JohnnyWalker
http://i.ebayimg.com/t/JOYSTICK-CRUISER-a-Microswi...

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/JOYSTICK-CRUISER-a-Microswitch-Commodore-64-VIC-20-Amiga-500-1200-600-Atari-2600-/00/s/NjAwWDgwMA==/$T2eC16JHJHEE9ny2p6YbBQ,Kdo(Z0g~~60_35.JPG

The Cruiser was the best Amiga...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 February 2013, 18:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,700
Posted By JohnnyWalker
This isn't particularly rare...? (It's an AP...

This isn't particularly rare...? (It's an AP coverdisk that's been available for download for years (http://amr.abime.net/issue_21_coverdisks).) But thanks for uploading none-the-less.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2013, 00:51
Replies: 31
Views: 5,890
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Does anyone have a scan of that final Boggit? I...

Does anyone have a scan of that final Boggit? I would love to finally see it after hearing about it for so long.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 January 2013, 14:06
Replies: 64
Views: 20,457
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Bah. Nevermind. It was one table on that demo,...

Bah. Nevermind. It was one table on that demo, but not Vikings.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 06 January 2013, 13:15
Replies: 64
Views: 20,457
Posted By JohnnyWalker
So there WAS an Amiga version with The Vikings?...

So there WAS an Amiga version with The Vikings? But it was just a demo...?
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 December 2012, 12:19
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Thanks, Cody. I figured it out.

Thanks, Cody. I figured it out.
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 December 2012, 11:08
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Using WinUAE Debugger for Training Games

I know how to go about finding the addresses I want to alter, but how do I set them so the game can't alter them?

For example, "freezing" a timer. Or an automatically decreasing energy bar.
...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 15 December 2012, 05:57
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Oops! Forget I asked. I found them ;)

Oops! Forget I asked. I found them ;)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 15 December 2012, 05:37
Replies: 58
Views: 10,581
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Wow. What a journey! Shame the ex-gf didn't...

Wow. What a journey! Shame the ex-gf didn't produce a lead. Man, I hope you find it.

Can I ask: Why do you want it so badly?
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 15 December 2012, 05:31
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Overdrive and ATR

Hey, I'd really appreciate it someone could put these two games in The Zone. After all the hoo-hah surrounding them and their Amiga Power reviews, I'm quite keen to go back and actually play them.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 November 2012, 02:22
Replies: 326
Views: 55,519
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Powermonger and Populous II. (Still no idea.)

Powermonger and Populous II. (Still no idea.)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 November 2012, 05:50
Replies: 23
Views: 2,918
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Ha! Exactly right! Brings back memories! :) ...

Ha! Exactly right! Brings back memories! :)

Also, it wasn't uncommon to get a disk that didn't work. Very annoying!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 November 2012, 05:43
Replies: 329
Views: 23,296
Posted By JohnnyWalker
Wow, I just read this entire thread. Stuart...

Wow, I just read this entire thread. Stuart Campbell, while he may have rubbed people up the wrong way, took the time to make his points clearly and succinctly. There isn't anything he said that I...
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