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Forum: support.Games Today, 13:14
Replies: 6
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Posted By ptyerman
Of course, that's just stating the obvious. The...

Of course, that's just stating the obvious. The poster mentioned he wanted to back up some "original" games, most of which had on-disk protection of some sort. Some could even be copied with software...
Forum: support.Games Today, 13:02
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By ptyerman
A common fault with the floppy drives that...

A common fault with the floppy drives that happens a lot because of their age is the capacitor failing that's on the motor PCB. 99% of the time replacing it gets the drive working again, you will...
Forum: support.Games Today, 10:31
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By ptyerman
You can but will need the hardware to do it. Your...

You can but will need the hardware to do it. Your options are the Kryoflux and the Super-Card Pro, both will read almost any disk format, not just Amiga and will also write them back to floppy.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 July 2018, 08:57
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By ptyerman
Nice. Would you object to me using this in my...

Nice. Would you object to me using this in my next Amiga Calendar?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 July 2018, 20:06
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By ptyerman
I have a couple of 9 pin ones for my Amiga's, USB...

I have a couple of 9 pin ones for my Amiga's, USB ones used for emulation and two more 9 pin ones used with USB adapters.
The 9 pin ones are available new at almost every Retro store so take your...
Forum: MarketPlace 05 July 2018, 06:27
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By ptyerman
Amedia Computers have new ones in stock according...

Amedia Computers have new ones in stock according to their web store. I'm a bit shocked about how hard these are to find now!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 July 2018, 06:15
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By ptyerman
I have the first one shown, a Competition Pro...

I have the first one shown, a Competition Pro USB, they are brilliant but unfortunately not made any more in a USB variant, the USB version was only made for a limited time.
Individual Computers...
Forum: OT - Technical 27 June 2018, 16:17
Replies: 39
Views: 1,233
Posted By ptyerman
I use DosBox Game Launcher...

I use DosBox Game Launcher (http://members.quicknet.nl/blankendaalr/dbgl/) in Linux which imitates D-Fend, pretty good too.
Its written in Java but doesn't affect the performance any.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 June 2018, 01:55
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By ptyerman
Seems your only option is to try it on a...

Seems your only option is to try it on a different Blizzard card then. It definitely sounds like a faulty SCSI kit to me.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 June 2018, 09:44
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By ptyerman
Another thing to look at is if the SCSI kit is...

Another thing to look at is if the SCSI kit is touching the Blizzard, mine hovers very close to the Blizzard when fitted so I put a sheet of plastic between them to make sure they don't touch.
Forum: support.Games 24 June 2018, 13:26
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By ptyerman
Don't see the point in that at all!

Don't see the point in that at all!
Forum: support.Hardware 24 June 2018, 06:45
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By ptyerman
I would say the SCSI kit is faulty then, it's...

I would say the SCSI kit is faulty then, it's very unlikely to be the Blizzard card if that works OK on its own.
You could do with trying the SCSI kit with a different Blizzard to see what happens....
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2018, 20:46
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By ptyerman
I had a similar problem with mine and it turned...

I had a similar problem with mine and it turned out to be the cable from the SCSI kit to the rear of the Amiga. Even with a magnifying glass there was no sign of damage or anything obvious but I...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 June 2018, 07:18
Replies: 39
Views: 1,233
Posted By ptyerman
Totally agree on all points. I use XFCE mainly...

Totally agree on all points. I use XFCE mainly and it's rock stable, definitely more usable than Windows 10's desktop that's for sure!
Will also confirm the comment about games, as I said in my...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 June 2018, 05:58
Replies: 39
Views: 1,233
Posted By ptyerman
I run Windows 7 and have run several Linux...

I run Windows 7 and have run several Linux distro's for years, I won't be moving to Windows 10 so starting to use Linux more.
The two main Linux distro's I use is Linux Lite which is based on Ubuntu...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2018, 14:16
Replies: 5,714
Views: 891,148
Posted By ptyerman
A Prusa i3 A8 3D printer. Now I just have to...

A Prusa i3 A8 3D printer.
Now I just have to learn how to use 3D modelling software! :o
Forum: Amiga scene 19 June 2018, 02:32
Replies: 33
Views: 3,202
Posted By ptyerman
Files in the zone get transferred to the ftp...

Files in the zone get transferred to the ftp eventually, if you're looking for a file in the zone but it isn't there you'll usually find it on the ftp. :great
Forum: Amiga scene 18 June 2018, 21:41
Replies: 33
Views: 3,202
Posted By ptyerman
It was. That post is from February, the zone only...

It was. That post is from February, the zone only hosts files for 60 days.
You would have found it on the ftp or by a search.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 June 2018, 15:40
Replies: 33
Views: 3,202
Posted By ptyerman
A simple Google search would answer all your...

A simple Google search would answer all your requests! http://amiga-news.de/files/AfA_OS_V4_8.lha
Forum: support.Hardware 16 June 2018, 16:56
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By ptyerman
No doubt someone else will be along to explain...

No doubt someone else will be along to explain better, as I'm crap at explaining things.
But, two things common on floppy drives that fail are the big capacitor on the motor PCB, and sticking disk...
Forum: request.Apps 05 June 2018, 12:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,806
Posted By ptyerman
Have you looked on the EAB ftp? It's possibly on...

Have you looked on the EAB ftp? It's possibly on there.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 June 2018, 10:25
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By ptyerman
Unfortunately the ARMiga is out of stock...

Unfortunately the ARMiga is out of stock according to the web site and they aren't making any more as they can't meet demand. They're looking for someone to take over the production side.
Forum: request.Other 31 May 2018, 17:10
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By ptyerman
Yeah I had a think about it after it came to...

Yeah I had a think about it after it came to light it was protected, I would never have even tried the SWIV demo so was probably totally unaware of it.
I've always been the same with demo's right...
Forum: request.Other 31 May 2018, 13:58
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By ptyerman
Yep, just fired it up in WinUAE and it is the PD...

Yep, just fired it up in WinUAE and it is the PD game I remember. Now I just have to remember how to play it! :laughing
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2018, 13:55
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By ptyerman
Exactly! Not everything should be a console,...

Exactly! Not everything should be a console, plenty of them about.
Forum: request.Other 31 May 2018, 13:49
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By ptyerman
According to the Magazine Rack HERE...

According to the Magazine Rack HERE (http://amr.abime.net/issue_470_coverdisks) it is the full PD game. Will have a look later and see if it's the same one I remember.
The Magazine Rack has that...
Forum: request.Other 31 May 2018, 13:39
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By ptyerman
It should be the full game not a demo, the game...

It should be the full game not a demo, the game was PD. I spent many a time with that game.
Forum: request.Other 31 May 2018, 12:25
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By ptyerman
Doubtful it's protection with being a coverdisk,...

Doubtful it's protection with being a coverdisk, I can't recall it having any years ago.
More likely disk errors, could need someone with a Kryoflux to get a good read. Dammit! This disk continues...
Forum: request.Other 31 May 2018, 12:06
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By ptyerman
Excellent! Here's hoping it's a good one.

Excellent! Here's hoping it's a good one.
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2018, 11:51
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By ptyerman
Urgh! No consoles please, the Amiga was/is a full...

Urgh! No consoles please, the Amiga was/is a full computer with all the advantages that brings!
If you want a Amiga based console there is plenty of CD32's still knocking around, some were even been...
Forum: request.Other 31 May 2018, 11:44
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By ptyerman
Also been looking for this for a few year now...

Also been looking for this for a few year now with no results. The Cribbage game on it is fantastic but I haven't been able to find that anywhere.
If someone has this disk please share it!
Forum: MarketPlace 30 May 2018, 15:34
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By ptyerman
Or stick it on eBay, Amiga and C64 stuff always...

Or stick it on eBay, Amiga and C64 stuff always sells well on there as does most things to do with retro computing.
Forum: project.EAB 28 May 2018, 06:08
Replies: 163
Views: 8,440
Posted By ptyerman
Something drastic is going to have to be done now...

Something drastic is going to have to be done now or there will be no EAB left to moderate! I'd love to get my hands on this plank, teach some respect the good old fashioned way!
Forum: support.Hardware 28 May 2018, 03:01
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By ptyerman
You can purchase new keyboard membranes here: ...

You can purchase new keyboard membranes here:
https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/*brand-new*-commodore-amiga-a500-~~-a500%2B-keyboard-membranes-2871?PageSpeed=noscript
A membrane can be...
Forum: project.EAB 28 May 2018, 02:55
Replies: 163
Views: 8,440
Posted By ptyerman
Jeez! Mods have their hands full with this lot in...

Jeez! Mods have their hands full with this lot in the morning. Looks like EAB is been deliberately swamped now, it's drowning out the forum threads!. I'm not even gonna count how many spam threads...
Forum: MarketPlace 24 May 2018, 20:23
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By ptyerman
What price including postage?

What price including postage?
Forum: MarketPlace 24 May 2018, 17:04
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By ptyerman
OK thanks. I use 40's as well as larger ones, so...

OK thanks. I use 40's as well as larger ones, so sounds good.
Forum: MarketPlace 24 May 2018, 16:41
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By ptyerman
I may be interested depending on sizes.

I may be interested depending on sizes.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 May 2018, 12:32
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By ptyerman
I have the DOS version of Swiv 3D here, just came...

I have the DOS version of Swiv 3D here, just came across the box while clearing off one of my shelves.
No idea what it's like, it will be a long time ago that I last ran it.
I may fire up my Win98...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 May 2018, 09:46
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By ptyerman
As I already said in my previous post, ClassicWB...

As I already said in my previous post, ClassicWB ADVSP is the one I use on a A1200 with a Blizzard IV 68030/50 and it runs great.
You can't buy a ready solution, ClassicWB is free. It's not that...
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