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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2018, 13:13
Replies: 53
Views: 2,636
Posted By donnie
no they are horrible. They have digital filters...

no they are horrible. They have digital filters that smear the picture and add latency.


personally I only play on crt. The games where made for the crt in mind.
Forum: News 30 May 2018, 09:38
Replies: 154
Views: 11,591
Posted By donnie
looking great man. great use of color.

looking great man. great use of color.
Forum: Coders. Contest 27 May 2018, 12:23
Replies: 383
Views: 68,382
Posted By donnie
2d art benefits from an lower spec machine. This...

2d art benefits from an lower spec machine. This is very obvious on c64. especially if you are less skilled.

smaller pallet makes better art. with smaller teams. Graphics are going to look better...
Forum: Coders. Contest 25 May 2018, 21:06
Replies: 383
Views: 68,382
Posted By donnie
the amiga community in a nutshell. Lets have more...

the amiga community in a nutshell. Lets have more categories than contestants. I am just waiting for an vampire category...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 19:59
Replies: 312
Views: 42,004
Posted By donnie
Sadly no. If it was in Stockholm i might have.

Sadly no. If it was in Stockholm i might have.
Forum: Coders. Contest 23 May 2018, 19:56
Replies: 383
Views: 68,382
Posted By donnie
limitations are good and a driver for innovation....

limitations are good and a driver for innovation. Just look at the c64.

Scourge of the Underkind is showing the way with the 1 meg, one floppy, 16 color, ocs target.

that game is going to be...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 19:41
Replies: 309
Views: 139,186
Posted By donnie
thanks man!

thanks man!
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2018, 19:40
Replies: 312
Views: 42,004
Posted By donnie
excellent work. i would like to buy an...

excellent work.

i would like to buy an assembled ktrl when you have one ready.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2018, 12:22
Replies: 309
Views: 139,186
Posted By donnie
i want to buy an pcmicia cf adapter to transfer...

i want to buy an pcmicia cf adapter to transfer files between my pc and a1200 hdd. Does it matter which one i buy?

the cards themselves should be sandisk.

amigastore etc are selling these adf...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2018, 22:33
Replies: 34
Views: 2,106
Posted By donnie
park patrol is from 1984. It has truly...

park patrol is from 1984.

It has truly awesome 3d like graphics. There are not many games that pops like that on a crt screen. Really nice "paralax" perspective .
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2018, 22:01
Replies: 57
Views: 2,773
Posted By donnie
super frog is only superficially like sonic. They...

super frog is only superficially like sonic. They have very little in common. I am not a fan of sonic nor its copies. Super frog is a simple and fun platformer. The object is exploration and...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 April 2018, 19:11
Replies: 304
Views: 40,985
Posted By donnie
is it comming on a floppy? looks great as...

is it comming on a floppy?

looks great as usual!
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2018, 16:52
Replies: 65
Views: 2,571
Posted By donnie
real hardware, amiga 1200. Buying an 500...

real hardware, amiga 1200.

Buying an 500 soon.

But the most important thing is: a proper crt monitor.

2d graphics does not look good on an flatscreen.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 20 April 2018, 15:35
Replies: 137
Views: 10,370
Posted By donnie
What a weird suggestion for a port. A...

What a weird suggestion for a port.

A straight port would definately need a 3D card. I had pentium 166 back then, and it wasnt until i got a voodoo 2 card the games started looking better than...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 March 2018, 21:39
Replies: 625
Views: 26,853
Posted By donnie
on point. amiga is dead. Long live amiga. ...

on point.

amiga is dead. Long live amiga.

amiga was an hardware standard. Not a software standard, not an os.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 March 2018, 20:47
Replies: 109
Views: 5,712
Posted By donnie
How many non japanese fighters are worth...

How many non japanese fighters are worth mentioning. Non? or maybe killer instinct or mk. I dunno i hate the genre.

But the reality is almost an 100% an Japanese affair.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 March 2018, 20:40
Replies: 109
Views: 5,712
Posted By donnie
all arcade ports of that era are compromises. ...

all arcade ports of that era are compromises.

and cd32 has cd unit.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 March 2018, 18:15
Replies: 65
Views: 2,442
Posted By donnie
nailed it. I agree 100%

nailed it. I agree 100%
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 March 2018, 17:46
Replies: 109
Views: 5,712
Posted By donnie
In hindsight cd was mostly a waste of time, if...

In hindsight cd was mostly a waste of time, if you like handpixeled art.

with the few resources available, there just wasn't man hours to do hand pixeled art.

The extra space just means more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2018, 19:26
Replies: 65
Views: 2,442
Posted By donnie
I think both akira and i where speaking...

I think both akira and i where speaking specifically about euro made console/arcade esque games.

Amiga had tons of other types of really innovative games. Like another world, Lemmings, the settlers
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2018, 18:23
Replies: 65
Views: 2,442
Posted By donnie
Yeah. European games development as a...

Yeah.

European games development as a business was at-least 5-10 years behind japan.. Games development in japan(and to a lesser extent USA) was a proper business. In Europe it was a bunch of self...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2018, 17:38
Replies: 65
Views: 2,442
Posted By donnie
Look at turrican 3. it lead on mega drive ported...

Look at turrican 3. it lead on mega drive ported amiga.

it looked like a game of the same generation. sure there where some differences, and the megadrive version is superior. But they where in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2018, 17:25
Replies: 65
Views: 2,442
Posted By donnie
Clearly mega drive is superior. But Amiga 500 was...

Clearly mega drive is superior. But Amiga 500 was comparable.

The main difference between Amiga and mega drive games is money and talent. Many Amiga games where small 8bit multiplatform games...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2018, 18:59
Replies: 65
Views: 2,442
Posted By donnie
If you are designing a game to work as single...

If you are designing a game to work as single load on a tape deck, that is a much bigger design choice than the difference between atari st or amiga.

jerky scrolling, 16 colours be damned.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2018, 18:48
Replies: 65
Views: 2,442
Posted By donnie
Atari ST isn't to blame, multiplatform development is.

Playing a lot of c64 games lately and reading an interview with one of the developers of rick dangerous(which i cannot find) got me thinking about the st port blame meme that has been floating around...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 March 2018, 19:23
Replies: 89
Views: 3,508
Posted By donnie
I fucking hate it. But that is the way it is. I...

I fucking hate it. But that is the way it is. I dont have facebook, never had. My only social media has been forums. And that has been the case since about 2000, maybe even earlier. so at least 18...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 March 2018, 19:02
Replies: 89
Views: 3,508
Posted By donnie
the sad thing is. Forums are dying. Facebook is...

the sad thing is. Forums are dying. Facebook is taking over everything.
Forum: project.EAB 25 February 2018, 20:33
Replies: 163
Views: 8,403
Posted By donnie
50 post before you can create a thread.

50 post before you can create a thread.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2018, 11:00
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By donnie
No. I mean if you need a trainer. Chances are the...

No. I mean if you need a trainer. Chances are the game is shit anyway.

I rather just watch a longplay instead.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 February 2018, 06:07
Replies: 75
Views: 3,390
Posted By donnie
IF c did what you lot want. At best Amiga would...

IF c did what you lot want. At best Amiga would have become an souless OS with a constant moving hardware target. A PC. Where is The charm in that.

There is non.

What made Amiga, c64 awesome...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 February 2018, 20:05
Replies: 75
Views: 3,390
Posted By donnie
it was crap. Offered nothing over 500. they...

it was crap. Offered nothing over 500.

they should have just redesigned a500 and made it alot cheaper.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2018, 05:54
Replies: 114
Views: 5,960
Posted By donnie
I just dont think that is true. In its...

I just dont think that is true.

In its prime. 87-93. The golden era. 90% or so of all amigas sold where basically an amiga 500. Amiga 500 is as upgradable as c64, or atleast was in practice,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2018, 19:19
Replies: 114
Views: 5,960
Posted By donnie
I am generalising obviously. So i am not...

I am generalising obviously. So i am not targeting anyone specific. It is just a general aura or feeling of the whole amiga scene.

If you look at the amiga scene from outer space, which is what...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2018, 18:00
Replies: 114
Views: 5,960
Posted By donnie
I think the difference is in the way amigans look...

I think the difference is in the way amigans look at amiga vs c64 fans look at c64.

c64 fans know c64 is completely obsolete where as amiga fans still want amiga to be an alternative to pc. Thus...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2018, 10:18
Replies: 114
Views: 5,960
Posted By donnie
Look at c64. Its more alive today than in the...

Look at c64. Its more alive today than in the 80s. The quality AND quantity of what is getting produced is just insane.

I never owned a c64. I have no nostalgic feelings towards it. I barely even...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 January 2018, 22:11
Replies: 304
Views: 40,985
Posted By donnie
whooly fuck. Looking fucking great. You...

whooly fuck. Looking fucking great.

You should start a kickstarter. Get a little attention, some money.

This game has mass appeal.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2018, 21:55
Replies: 114
Views: 5,960
Posted By donnie
winuae is great. Most retro computers/consoles...

winuae is great. Most retro computers/consoles have excellent emulators.

There are those who like to tinker with hardware upgrades so they can play quake 1 in 5 more fps, play around with new os...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2018, 21:42
Replies: 114
Views: 5,960
Posted By donnie
Amiga scene desperately needs two things.

If you look at every other major retro computer/console there is a huge community developing games for it. Just look at c64. The games coming out today are better than the ones that came out in its...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 January 2018, 21:05
Replies: 314
Views: 22,471
Posted By donnie
That is great. basically just a question of...

That is great.

basically just a question of software.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 January 2018, 20:27
Replies: 314
Views: 22,471
Posted By donnie
Is the cd32 pad fully compatible with amiga 500....

Is the cd32 pad fully compatible with amiga 500. Ie does all buttons work on a500. Or does it just devolve into a 2 button gamepad.
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