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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2020, 09:18
Replies: 667
Views: 38,273
Posted By 005AGIMA
1998: Saving money up for a 3dfx Banshee card ...

1998: Saving money up for a 3dfx Banshee card
2020: Saving money up for a 3dfx Banshee card

On a more serious note:


^^^This.

ebay is a waist of time and money for old PC bits. For Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2020, 05:56
Replies: 240
Views: 23,856
Posted By 005AGIMA
Yes it's annoying that you can't buy it on Steam...

Yes it's annoying that you can't buy it on Steam or ANYWHERE for PC anymore.

I'd happily pay for it and it's a title I look out for when looking through used game shops.

But it would be great...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 08:55
Replies: 83
Views: 2,810
Posted By 005AGIMA
Is this a poor capture of the ST version? ...

Is this a poor capture of the ST version?
Sounds TERRIBLE!!! Sounds almost 8bit

Is this thread you trolling again? lol.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvFbVTmIqLE

The Amiga version is like...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 06:53
Replies: 57
Views: 2,303
Posted By 005AGIMA
Googled what? I have no idea what you're talking...

Googled what? I have no idea what you're talking about....erm....sorry wrong number.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 February 2020, 05:24
Replies: 57
Views: 2,303
Posted By 005AGIMA
Your first video was epic. I dont have an...

Your first video was epic.

I dont have an answer for this question sadly but I do have a suggestion for the video....

Somehow...anyway....find an excuse to feature "Love Chess" :D :P

Good...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 February 2020, 15:49
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
Been playing myself some Lotus Turbo Esprit today...

Been playing myself some Lotus Turbo Esprit today :) With personal memories as always :) Including the day I rang the publishers to discuss my "Driving Licence" :D ...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2020, 05:20
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
lol 'Straya :D I would make suggestions for...

lol 'Straya :D

I would make suggestions for such a game but I wouldn't make any friends in the process lol.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 February 2020, 02:51
Replies: 171
Views: 26,371
Posted By 005AGIMA
Kudos guys! I'm going to try the preview this...

Kudos guys! I'm going to try the preview this week.

I recall vividly the holiday I was on in Somerset UK when I purchased ROD for my Spectrum. It was in a bargain bin for £1.99 or £2.99 or...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 09:32
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By 005AGIMA
Listen to what David is saying in the interview ...

Listen to what David is saying in the interview

1) At around 41:26: It was an upgrade plan that included swapping pretty much ANYTHING out of the case in favor of the latest version.
"We had a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 06:51
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By 005AGIMA
Hmm you're right for the most part re Macs. I'm...

Hmm you're right for the most part re Macs. I'm no Mac fan at all. Have avoided them most of my life....however....

In the big box G4 era, not only were they very customisable and expandable, they...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2020, 05:01
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By 005AGIMA
EDIT Was this the interview? (Dan Wood) ...

EDIT
Was this the interview? (Dan Wood)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3ef8ronz9E
39 minute mark talks about the buyout plans, including licencing of CBM, Commodore, and Amiga names/badges....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 February 2020, 02:24
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
Glad you like it mate :) And yes I also...

Glad you like it mate :)

And yes I also owned a SNES once I got into PC and I feel no "need" to re-own one. Maybe a SNES mini might scratch an itch but it's just a console.

Again, I think there...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 February 2020, 07:33
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
Played Captive :D Includes my personal memories...

Played Captive :D Includes my personal memories of this game as well as some interesting confessions lol. Also at the end, I've included the full title sequence with audio captured in pure Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2020, 04:01
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By 005AGIMA
It depends what you want out of the experience...

It depends what you want out of the experience but....

For me, while I played about with and enjoyed Emulation, and used an Xbox controller as the joystick, it never felt "right".

Now that I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 January 2020, 11:59
Replies: 83
Views: 3,955
Posted By 005AGIMA
Let me prefix what I'm about to say with the fact...

Let me prefix what I'm about to say with the fact that I NOW think the CDTV was way ahead of it's time especially in terms of presentation. It took a geek device and made it a desirable box that...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 January 2020, 09:32
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
This video forms part of this journey as it's...

This video forms part of this journey as it's about trying to preserve the original pack in it's original function. However this has ALSO been posted in the support thread in which I gained the...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 January 2020, 09:23
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By 005AGIMA
Video of the mouse symptoms, fix, and result. ...

Video of the mouse symptoms, fix, and result.

This is in no way a "how to" but hopefully some future user will find some of it helpful.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUjqIohxCrA

Timecodes:...
Forum: Member Introductions 22 January 2020, 05:02
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By 005AGIMA
Am I reading this right? You got your own...

Am I reading this right? You got your own original A500 back?

That is so friggin awesome!!!!!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 January 2020, 04:59
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
No worries.

No worries.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 January 2020, 05:46
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
Testing ORIGINAL Games on my A500. 00:00...

Testing ORIGINAL Games on my A500.
00:00 Introduction (duh)
00:54 Cover disks
01:44 Tenstar Games Pack
03:18 Batman pack games (The drive is fine)
03:27 Alien Breed Special Edition
07:15 Star...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 January 2020, 13:26
Replies: 47
Views: 2,652
Posted By 005AGIMA
LEMMINGS! Forget the hype! Let's face it, we...

LEMMINGS!

Forget the hype! Let's face it, we all just wanted the little f**kers to DIE!!!!

Give me Shadow of the Beast ANY day of the week over those annoying little bloody lemmings!
...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 January 2020, 10:57
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By 005AGIMA
Thanks again for THIS LINK! Purchased a pack...

Thanks again for THIS LINK!

Purchased a pack of 10 OSRAM LPT 80 A phototransistors from RS Components online. Delivered next day for free (as in delivery was free) for about $11.

Installed 2...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 January 2020, 07:53
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
Playtested all 3 games from the Batman pack on...

Playtested all 3 games from the Batman pack on the metal.

Batman - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA3_7dksHcY

New Zealand Story - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwGMAGsLx2A

F/A 18...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2020, 04:53
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By 005AGIMA
Hi guys. Yes all the simplest things were tried...

Hi guys. Yes all the simplest things were tried first.

Old habits die hard. The VERY first thing I did was pull out the ball and inspect the condition (almost spotless) and move the rollers...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2020, 12:44
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By 005AGIMA
Ah fantastic. Thanks!

Ah fantastic. Thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2020, 12:07
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By 005AGIMA
Cheers mate. I saw another thread on the topic...

Cheers mate. I saw another thread on the topic where someone replaced the bank of 5 resistors but I can't for the life of me find it now.

What ohm resistor did you use and where did you fit it?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 06:25
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
Detailed look, and playtest of my Batman pack. ...

Detailed look, and playtest of my Batman pack.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIp4mcXKc2E
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2020, 16:20
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By 005AGIMA
Cheers guys. Have pulled out my multimeter and...

Cheers guys. Have pulled out my multimeter and will have a poke around inside the mouse again tomorrow.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2020, 09:34
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By 005AGIMA
A500 Tank Mouse vertical movement issue

Mouse issue:

Left and right is fine. (dodgy at first and improved after blowing the wheel)

Both buttons are fine.

Up and down doesn't work.

Tested a known good mouse on my A500 and that...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2020, 07:14
Replies: 113
Views: 7,635
Posted By 005AGIMA
Wolf 3D ran on anything. "But can it play...

Wolf 3D ran on anything.

"But can it play Doom?" was the mantra of the day back then.

Could my 386 DX play Doom? Well yes....badly.

But my quest for a PC back then (to pull this thread back...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2020, 06:39
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By 005AGIMA
I only suggested AF KX Light solution as he seems...

I only suggested AF KX Light solution as he seems to be after a dedicated emulation rig.

This solution saves the need and bloat for even windows to be installed, and boots directly into WB.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 04:39
Replies: 62
Views: 3,766
Posted By 005AGIMA
The A500 isn't huge at all. Compare it to the big...

The A500 isn't huge at all. Compare it to the big box systems or a modern PC and it's a cute little portable thing that you can carry on your BMX or Skateboard, round to your mates house, for some...
Forum: support.Other 05 January 2020, 14:53
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By 005AGIMA
Additionally...just noticed (dont know how i...

Additionally...just noticed (dont know how i missed this) that there is a barcode on the underside of the Amiga itself which is consistent with the other QC numbers. 158928.
Forum: support.Other 05 January 2020, 13:42
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By 005AGIMA
Serial Numbers vs QC numbers question

Posted on the facebook groups also....

So on the Batman Pack I purchased, the silver serial number on the inner box, and the silver serial number on the Amiga itself BOTH read 155928...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 13:39
Replies: 62
Views: 3,766
Posted By 005AGIMA
THIS Most of the flight sims I loved on my...

THIS

Most of the flight sims I loved on my A500 were simply not possible on a console and nothing close emerged during that time. To match (or sadly, better) the Amiga on that front you had to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 06:47
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,107,618
Posted By 005AGIMA
A quick dodgy measurement with a ruler and I'm...

A quick dodgy measurement with a ruler and I'm guessing it's a 21" screen (corner to corner).

Larger than I wanted, as back in the day, I'd have been rocking a 12 or 14" in the bedroom.

However...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 06:43
Replies: 62
Views: 3,766
Posted By 005AGIMA
it still is an amazing machine. Sometimes...

it still is an amazing machine. Sometimes revisiting old things isn't a good idea, but now that I have my hands on an A500 again, I'm astonished at how it holds up. And mine (as was back in the day)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2020, 15:28
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,107,618
Posted By 005AGIMA
You know how they say that sometimes the memory...

You know how they say that sometimes the memory is better than the actual thing.......

.....they're wrong :P

It's FANTASTIC!

Got a free old TV this week, and the setup is sitting on a coffee...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2020, 12:43
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,107,618
Posted By 005AGIMA
Not what I purchased today....but what I brought...

Not what I purchased today....but what I brought to Aus from the UK :D

A500 Batman pack.
Tenstar Games
Star Wars Trilogy
---------------------
So that's a complete recreation of the bundle I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 January 2020, 09:09
Replies: 110
Views: 15,645
Posted By 005AGIMA
Info about what I got up to (gaming related) on...

Info about what I got up to (gaming related) on my UK trip, and the pickups I got during the trip.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8NMMpf-nIg
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