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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 21:09
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By dreadnought
Ninja rabbit in a karate uniform. Now I've seen...

Ninja rabbit in a karate uniform. Now I've seen everything.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 13:19
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By dreadnought
Oh, for sure. I think the best current set...

Oh, for sure. I think the best current set available is from Bombjack's site: https://commodore.bombjack.org/amiga/magazines/amiga-power/amiga-power.htm

It's not as great as some other HQ scans,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2020, 21:14
Replies: 30
Views: 5,267
Posted By dreadnought
So I played SQ4 side-by-side yesterday. It wasn't...

So I played SQ4 side-by-side yesterday. It wasn't a pleasant experiene, to put it mildly. Even though Amiga version was NTSC (so not squashed).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 September 2020, 11:37
Replies: 141
Views: 4,957
Posted By dreadnought
Did it occur to you we use this argument because...

Did it occur to you we use this argument because it makes more sense in the wider context than your cherry picking, tunnel visioned, and bone-headed one, which exists only in the tiny bubble you...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 September 2020, 11:02
Replies: 141
Views: 4,957
Posted By dreadnought
You do realise that both of your posts read in...

You do realise that both of your posts read in "typical Amiga-hater style?" ;) I mean, to go on such long-winded tangents which are completely fixated on some esoteric points clearly indicates that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 September 2020, 21:25
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By dreadnought
Come on. Badger =/= hedgehog. So far points go to...

Come on. Badger =/= hedgehog. So far points go to Paul S (how on earth did you remember that mate?)

Crazy topic :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2020, 19:36
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By dreadnought
Phew, that is quite awesome. Thank you. Somebody...

Phew, that is quite awesome. Thank you. Somebody should let Bombjack know, it fills some holes in his collection.
Forum: OT - Gaming 25 September 2020, 16:24
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By dreadnought
Same here. Their pricing has become ridiculous...

Same here. Their pricing has become ridiculous over the years, especially in regard to older games. Basically, the sale prices should be the default ones in most cases.

But that's how most of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2020, 12:13
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By dreadnought
That's pretty much it. Problem* with the humble...

That's pretty much it. Problem* with the humble PC is that it lacks solid identity. And some people like this angle which is partially explaining succes of Macs or "brands" such as Alienware.

*not...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 24 September 2020, 18:51
Replies: 5
Views: 4,062
Posted By dreadnought
Around 1995-96 I was stuck in a weird gaming...

Around 1995-96 I was stuck in a weird gaming black hole: just had my old A500, could not afford any other platform, and only had a bunch of old disks and nobody to swap with. MechForce saved my...
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 September 2020, 10:00
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By dreadnought
Flight Sim is great but it's still a niche game....

Flight Sim is great but it's still a niche game. Bethesda games will be released on PS too.
Forum: OT - Gaming 21 September 2020, 20:22
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By dreadnought
Worst gaming news ever. Bethsoft was my only hope...

Worst gaming news ever. Bethsoft was my only hope for creation of some truly next gen open worlds. Seeing what happen to the other big studios under MS (Rare, Bungie) this is a R.I.P.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 September 2020, 16:40
Replies: 292
Views: 17,068
Posted By dreadnought
It always strikes me as a little bit funny that...

It always strikes me as a little bit funny that the result of all this (cost, dev time, arguing time...) basically boils down to running a few ancient PC games and some programs which would work fine...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 21 September 2020, 15:15
Replies: 44
Views: 10,701
Posted By dreadnought
Well, it's a total DOS collection :) They...

Well, it's a total DOS collection :) They originally only did non-CD games, and it was ~40GB, but now they also add isos and also applications.

Eventually it will be much bigger then exodos...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 September 2020, 10:11
Replies: 197
Views: 9,340
Posted By dreadnought
So I suppose they painstakingly hand-write every...

So I suppose they painstakingly hand-write every manual, and chisel every cart? Don't be ridiculous - it's 2020.

Writing a game from scratch is "a lot of work". Putting an emu wrap on a rom and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2020, 18:16
Replies: 197
Views: 9,340
Posted By dreadnought
Can you enlighten us what does this "lot of work"...

Can you enlighten us what does this "lot of work" actually entail?
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 17 September 2020, 22:34
Replies: 44
Views: 10,701
Posted By dreadnought
Oh boy, it's over 300GB now. A monster. Guess a...

Oh boy, it's over 300GB now. A monster. Guess a new HDD is needed for this & exodos.
Forum: News 17 September 2020, 22:31
Replies: 35
Views: 4,093
Posted By dreadnought
Decided to try it, for the old time's sake (EotB...

Decided to try it, for the old time's sake (EotB addict). Not bad at all, at least fx/gfx and general polish. There's not much action on this level though...or maybe there is later? Embarassingly I...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2020, 21:50
Replies: 147
Views: 19,272
Posted By dreadnought
I'm a bit wary of these side projects because I...

I'm a bit wary of these side projects because I bought ZX Uno first and it wasn't a good experience - only ZX core was decent enough, rest was half baked, the project defunct, Spanish forum... I went...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2020, 17:11
Replies: 147
Views: 19,272
Posted By dreadnought
I don't know about MIDI but for analog video you...

I don't know about MIDI but for analog video you only need HDMI-VGA DAC: https://github.com/MiSTer-devel/Main_MiSTer/wiki/Direct-Video

Or the I/O board with analog VGA out.

For DB9 you buy...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2020, 12:59
Replies: 147
Views: 19,272
Posted By dreadnought
32MB SDRAM is enough for everything but some big...

32MB SDRAM is enough for everything but some big NeoGeo games.

So, you'll need
-DE10 board
-32SDRAM
-OTG USB hub (powered is best).
-heatsink & fan

Overall~ 150E
Forum: Amiga scene 16 September 2020, 12:37
Replies: 147
Views: 19,272
Posted By dreadnought
I had a brief check once and I'm pretty sure AGS...

I had a brief check once and I'm pretty sure AGS is just WHDload collection. There are no adfs, so you also miss out on a huge number of games.

The forced NTSC is extremely silly and it makes me...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2020, 12:21
Replies: 835
Views: 58,244
Posted By dreadnought
I did disable HT but it didn't do anything. But -...

I did disable HT but it didn't do anything. But - I had a BREAKTHROUGH yesterday!

Behold, cpuspd: https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=74359&hilit=cpuspd

It's a new slowdown utilty and...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 September 2020, 10:16
Replies: 147
Views: 19,272
Posted By dreadnought
Nobody's "demanding" anything. We're simply...

Nobody's "demanding" anything. We're simply talking about issues that exist and need fixing. If you don't do that it might never happen (Minimig's been around for years). Devs are humans, not some...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 September 2020, 21:29
Replies: 147
Views: 19,272
Posted By dreadnought
The price is ~150E for a setup which will run...

The price is ~150E for a setup which will run everything but few NeoGeo games. Considering how many cores it offers it's really not that much.

MiSTer is very unlikely to ever support the later...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 September 2020, 20:38
Replies: 147
Views: 19,272
Posted By dreadnought
That might be true for A500, but A1200 still...

That might be true for A500, but A1200 still needs to improve.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2020, 16:35
Replies: 197
Views: 9,340
Posted By dreadnought
The modern releases, even if they are crap...

The modern releases, even if they are crap (subjective) usually have big costs involved in producing them.
The SLG operation (and similar) has just the cost of licensing, which is incomparably...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2020, 15:04
Replies: 835
Views: 58,244
Posted By dreadnought
@lesta_smsc: nah, did not have time yet. Maybe...

@lesta_smsc: nah, did not have time yet. Maybe today. I was actually trying the ao486 - MiSTer core for ~486 era DOS machine. It's awesome, but has one deadly flaw - it does not display properly on...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 September 2020, 15:29
Replies: 98
Views: 14,626
Posted By dreadnought
Another day, another spiteful drama. Amiga...

Another day, another spiteful drama. Amiga community is truly hexed.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 September 2020, 12:58
Replies: 835
Views: 58,244
Posted By dreadnought
Try Planet's Edge, it is really hard to get the...

Try Planet's Edge, it is really hard to get the speed right.

@Anubis: Mo'slo smallest is a fraction fo a percent (I think 0.33). In the paid-for version you can also set switches to match speed of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 September 2020, 12:54
Replies: 197
Views: 9,340
Posted By dreadnought
This has to be one of the lamest excuses ever....

This has to be one of the lamest excuses ever. Cart/disc sizes measure in gigabytes, and "consistency in gameplay experience" is just nonsensical gobbledygook.
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 12 September 2020, 22:13
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By dreadnought
None of the above would matter if they wanted to...

None of the above would matter if they wanted to do something about it. As IP holders I'm pretty sure they have all sorts of clauses to cover all sorts of situations.

The fact they are being...
Forum: OT - Technical 12 September 2020, 19:35
Replies: 27
Views: 899
Posted By dreadnought
I just don't feel a need to update. My take on...

I just don't feel a need to update. My take on web security differs from the norm slightly, I guess ;)

My laptop is a bit more up to date because it has some sort of problem hibernating and...
Forum: OT - Technical 11 September 2020, 18:17
Replies: 27
Views: 899
Posted By dreadnought
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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 September 2020, 15:11
Replies: 835
Views: 58,244
Posted By dreadnought
The real question is "what is too fast for...

The real question is "what is too fast for Mo'Slo?". I know this program does work after all, just what's the maximum Pentium speed it can handle?

Yes, for really old games even early Pentiums...
Forum: OT - Technical 11 September 2020, 12:29
Replies: 27
Views: 899
Posted By dreadnought
Me, I like to live dangerously. Updates=blocked...

Me, I like to live dangerously. Updates=blocked :cool
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 September 2020, 19:03
Replies: 835
Views: 58,244
Posted By dreadnought
Thank you for the suggestions gents. I will test...

Thank you for the suggestions gents. I will test it when I have a bit of time. Though perhaps this machine is just too fast.

I will try disabling stuff, and these slow down programs you have...
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 13:43
Replies: 386
Views: 37,320
Posted By dreadnought
I think you're misreading such comments and...

I think you're misreading such comments and "attitude". Sure, it exists sometimes, but I feel most people just want to talk about the game and what extra stuff they would like to see, or if version...
Forum: News 09 September 2020, 12:34
Replies: 386
Views: 37,320
Posted By dreadnought
Sorry mate, but I'm not a big fan of this...

Sorry mate, but I'm not a big fan of this argument :) Keep hearing it in the MiSTer world all the time - "why don't you do it yourself?". Sure, an old git like me can totally drop everything IRL and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 September 2020, 12:19
Replies: 835
Views: 58,244
Posted By dreadnought
It seems like all that struggle setting up my...

It seems like all that struggle setting up my machine was time wasted. I can't get any games that run too fast to slow down. I'm using Mo'Slo 1.5 (basic) with the lowest values possible (0.33, or no...
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