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Forum: EAB's competition 25 May 2020, 19:43
Replies: 72
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Posted By john4p
Tracks are done. We'll race Lotus 1-style for...

Tracks are done. We'll race Lotus 1-style for positions this time (instead of against the clock), but play on (mostly short) Lotus 2-style A-to-B-routes.

The four Lotus 3-track types that we...
Forum: EAB's competition 21 May 2020, 13:17
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By john4p
A breath of fresh air. Nice and simple format...

A breath of fresh air. Nice and simple format with 2 games per month.
Maybe the Super League has run its course. Looking forward to games I have yet to play or beat.

MYTH: History in the Making...
Forum: EAB's competition 18 May 2020, 11:58
Replies: 657
Views: 30,840
Posted By john4p
And including the Practice oval Lotus Esprit...

And including the Practice oval Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge has 33 courses.
Forum: EAB's competition 09 May 2020, 11:38
Replies: 22
Views: 1,476
Posted By john4p
This HD ADF is the only ADF that lets you use the...

This HD ADF is the only ADF that lets you use the 2nd fire button for the nova missile. You can even disable the whirl motion completely.

It needs Kickstart 3.1 to load and DF0: must be an HD...
Forum: EAB's competition 04 May 2020, 10:00
Replies: 22
Views: 1,476
Posted By john4p
Someone should really make an HD ADF out of the...

Someone should really make an HD ADF out of the WHDLoad version for those that don't know how to use WHDLoad.

The difference between having instant access to the nova missile with the 2nd fire...
Forum: EAB's competition 26 April 2020, 15:24
Replies: 657
Views: 30,840
Posted By john4p
The Amiga version of Turrican was released 30...

The Amiga version of Turrican was released 30 years ago.
Forum: EAB's competition 26 April 2020, 14:57
Replies: 323
Views: 15,989
Posted By john4p
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: EAB's competition 26 April 2020, 14:20
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Views: 30,840
Posted By john4p
http://hol.abime.net/pic_full/dbs/0001-0100/72_dbs...

http://hol.abime.net/pic_full/dbs/0001-0100/72_dbs1.png
Forum: EAB's competition 26 April 2020, 14:19
Replies: 323
Views: 15,989
Posted By john4p
Your own kids now, too? Seems like everyone's...

Your own kids now, too? Seems like everyone's sabotaging your success. ;)

Here's the next pic already:

https://up.picr.de/38391652ua.png
Forum: EAB's competition 26 April 2020, 13:38
Replies: 323
Views: 15,989
Posted By john4p
No, it's a Space Invader: ...

No, it's a Space Invader:

http://hol.abime.net/pic_full/screenshot/1501-1600/1569_screen14.png

Videokid
Forum: EAB's competition 24 April 2020, 20:18
Replies: 657
Views: 30,840
Posted By john4p
The Amiga video connector is a 23-pin male...

The Amiga video connector is a 23-pin male D-subminiature connector fitted to all personal computers in the Amiga range produced by Commodore International from 1985 to 1994, and by Escom from 1995...
Forum: EAB's competition 24 April 2020, 11:35
Replies: 657
Views: 30,840
Posted By john4p
eMTe only found 18 coins in Treasure Island Dizzy.

eMTe only found 18 coins in Treasure Island Dizzy.
Forum: EAB's competition 12 April 2020, 17:52
Replies: 34
Views: 1,974
Posted By john4p
Not at all. You can reload the save(state) as...

Not at all. You can reload the save(state) as often as you want. If you just pause the Amiga there's no advantage. To me it still counts as the same session even if you've paused the game and slept...
Forum: EAB's competition 08 April 2020, 21:52
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
Hunt* ;)

Hunt* ;)
Forum: EAB's competition 08 April 2020, 19:01
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
Cheers and thanks for your feedback! :great ...

Cheers and thanks for your feedback! :great


Level 27 definitely your way is better. But for level 28 in that run I just had forgotten to restore this block here:
...
Forum: EAB's competition 07 April 2020, 20:16
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
Excellent vid. Crazy to see so many levels where...

Excellent vid. Crazy to see so many levels where you had almost completely different strategies. Just shows how great this game is (and Solomon's Key I guess).

I was blind all the time in level 6...
Forum: EAB's competition 06 April 2020, 07:24
Replies: 34
Views: 1,974
Posted By john4p
^ Fair enough.

^ Fair enough.
Forum: EAB's competition 05 April 2020, 23:16
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Views: 1,974
Posted By john4p
You already get 1M for a every championship point...

You already get 1M for a every championship point so no need to make this more complicated.

Let's just stop after the 6th country then - which doesn't have to be Japan.
Forum: EAB's competition 03 April 2020, 18:32
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
Here's the vid of the playthrough where I got a...

Here's the vid of the playthrough where I got a score of 4312:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjhK3aNOEIc

At 40:40 I made a mistake - without that the score would've been 4305.
Maybe you can...
Forum: EAB's competition 02 April 2020, 22:54
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
What an unnecessary mess. I wish the game had...

What an unnecessary mess. I wish the game had never crashed for you.

Savestates are just such a delicate topic that always raise suspicion.
I'm 100% sure you didn't utilize them to gain an...
Forum: EAB's competition 02 April 2020, 11:48
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
The problem with this savestate is that, for...

The problem with this savestate is that, for example, you save at the start of level 43, do a slight mistake while trying to get a lower score, then the game crashes, you reload the savestate, now...
Forum: EAB's competition 30 March 2020, 00:25
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By john4p
Here the results: Winter Games 18** ...

Here the results:

Winter Games 18**
Warzone 17*
Jaguar XJ220 14**
Banshee 9*
Chuck Rock 6
Captain Planet 5*
Formula One Grand Prix 5*
Lemmings 5*
Forum: EAB's competition 29 March 2020, 14:03
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
Yeah Jump 'n Roll is a hard game. But quite short.

Yeah Jump 'n Roll is a hard game. But quite short.
Forum: EAB's competition 28 March 2020, 16:52
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
I've had no crashes during gameplay but when I...

I've had no crashes during gameplay but when I leave it idle at the title screen for too long it sometimes crashes.

I use cycle-exact A500 emulation, but set to 60fps for this game.
Forum: EAB's competition 23 March 2020, 06:03
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
Nice, thank you Dan and malko. :great And...

Nice, thank you Dan and malko. :great

And congratz malko! :)
Forum: EAB's competition 22 March 2020, 12:29
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
I have yet to reach this level. Hope the skeleton...

I have yet to reach this level. Hope the skeleton isn't in this spot at the start already.
Forum: EAB's competition 17 March 2020, 20:29
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
Yep, this should work just fine - thanks Dan.

Yep, this should work just fine - thanks Dan.
Forum: EAB's competition 17 March 2020, 07:19
Replies: 60
Views: 3,275
Posted By john4p
It's not just level 1 but every level with plenty...

It's not just level 1 but every level with plenty of gems to collect.

So reached level MINUS score again would be the most fair (plus number of lives at the end although you can only see 3 at...
Forum: EAB's competition 13 March 2020, 22:23
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
The game is to fault. It IS broken! See: ...

The game is to fault. It IS broken! See:

https://s5.gifyu.com/images/wolfchild.gif

1000 points every few seconds.
It's just too easy to leech (or even get too many points by playing poorly).
...
Forum: EAB's competition 09 March 2020, 09:22
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
^ Crazy. Glad I don't have to find these orbs for...

^ Crazy. Glad I don't have to find these orbs for a low score.

Couldn't kill this enemy either (only with smart bomb).

@lifeschool: Thanks for clearly defining the rules. :great
Forum: EAB's competition 08 March 2020, 15:22
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
Played through the game the classic way now: ...

Played through the game the classic way now:

https://up.picr.de/38031088ar.png

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AuPhvoTkVU

Killed every enemy only once. Still haven't figured out how to beat...
Forum: EAB's competition 08 March 2020, 09:38
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
You're right, but we didn't know that yet when we...

You're right, but we didn't know that yet when we made the formula. We only had the statement from eMTe that Wolfchild is a "milkfest" and it does indeed appear that way when you only play the first...
Forum: EAB's competition 06 March 2020, 17:16
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: EAB's competition 03 March 2020, 18:33
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
lifeschool showed me that there are built-in...

lifeschool showed me that there are built-in cheats for Wolfchild as well:



Thus it's fine to practice using those in my opinion. Especially the last one sounds really useful.

But I'm just a...
Forum: EAB's competition 02 March 2020, 19:24
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
Cool stuff - thank you Solo Kazuki and Retroplay!...

Cool stuff - thank you Solo Kazuki and Retroplay! :great


True, that's why I also frown upon watching longplays. But as they're allowed then I guess we can allow practicing with trainers, too.
...
Forum: EAB's competition 01 March 2020, 09:00
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
At level 4.5 it'd definitely still been a much...

At level 4.5 it'd definitely still been a much higher score than at level 2. ;)



I see. That's something a real Amiga user with the original copy of the game can't do.
Unlike with the ten...
Forum: EAB's competition 29 February 2020, 21:37
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
Got there now, too: ...

Got there now, too:

https://up.picr.de/37972317zi.png

This should've been another checkpoint. Takes long to get there and then there seems still quite a way to go to the boss (which I didn't...
Forum: EAB's competition 28 February 2020, 21:21
Replies: 323
Views: 15,989
Posted By john4p
Wanted to see who else can find the solution. I...

Wanted to see who else can find the solution. I think now it's not that hard anymore. ;)
Forum: EAB's competition 28 February 2020, 17:07
Replies: 323
Views: 15,989
Posted By john4p
I posted it. The dog is named Barkley IIRC.

I posted it. The dog is named Barkley IIRC.
Forum: EAB's competition 27 February 2020, 13:26
Replies: 67
Views: 3,958
Posted By john4p
It doesn't have to be included. Lives and health...

It doesn't have to be included. Lives and health are sufficient enough. Better a few ties than to have some remaining doubts about possible milking.
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