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Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 November 2019, 01:19
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By amipal
Thanks you for your help, chaps. I've now managed...

Thanks you for your help, chaps. I've now managed to create a 16+16 colour dual-playfield, with a mouse-scrolled background and static "menu" foreground.

I initially had some issues with certain...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 07 November 2019, 14:22
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By amipal
Thanks for the response, Daedalus. I really...

Thanks for the response, Daedalus. I really appreciate it!


I'm not entirely sure how I'd implement DisplayControl into my code above. I think I'll need to have a tinker. Otherwise I may...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 06 November 2019, 13:48
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By amipal
Coplists and Colours

Hello all.

I'm pulling my hair out trying to get BlitzBasic 2.1 to display all the colours I'm using in my bitmap. I'm setting up a copper list using the following:

BitMap...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 06 October 2019, 21:38
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By amipal
By the way, I put together a video to explain how...

By the way, I put together a video to explain how to use a Mac and fs-uae to prepare an SD card for use in a real Amiga:
https://youtu.be/OHCCUDhVG1g
Forum: support.FS-UAE 01 October 2019, 02:06
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By amipal
This was exactly the issue! I set the disk to...

This was exactly the issue! I set the disk to 0x1FE00, and all was resolved.


Many thanks!
Forum: support.FS-UAE 25 September 2019, 01:00
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By amipal
[Solved] Using a Mac to configure an SD card - issues

Hello all.


I've used the following thread to set up an SD card via my Mac with the eventual goal of using the card on my Amiga 1200 as my "games" drive:...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 August 2019, 21:04
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By amipal
That looks very useful... downloaded in advance...

That looks very useful... downloaded in advance of receiving my Gotek!
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2019, 15:44
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By amipal
Thanks for your help with this, everyone. Very...

Thanks for your help with this, everyone. Very informative!

In my case, it sounds as if it's only worth going for the MMCD if I want the faster ethernet option?
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 21:46
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By amipal
MediatorPCI 1200

Hello!


I have an A1200 Power Tower with Blizzard PPC 040/603e, with the original version of the Mediator busboard and no MMCD (never needed it). Currently, all I have in the PCI slots is a...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 17:44
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
Just had a look on AmigaKit, and wow - I didn't...

Just had a look on AmigaKit, and wow - I didn't quite appreciate how cheap a PCI network card is!

It'll be on the next order... :)
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2019, 01:41
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
One thing at a time! :D

One thing at a time! :D
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2019, 02:23
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
I'll see what I can do! My A1200 Power Tower...

I'll see what I can do! My A1200 Power Tower isn't online (yet) so I'll have to see how I can share images back from it...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2019, 21:19
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
I've swapped the Mitsumi device for a replacement...

I've swapped the Mitsumi device for a replacement BenQ drive, and I'm back up an running!


That old drive must have bit the dust in storage.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2019, 21:42
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
I put together a video of the CD issues. Contains...

I put together a video of the CD issues. Contains ata3pref settings as well as startup-sequence.


amipal #8: CD WRONG (https://youtu.be/8WefCkgM1eg)
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2019, 00:41
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
I'll see if I can load IDEfix and use the tool -...

I'll see if I can load IDEfix and use the tool - I have a floppy of it with my IDE adapter that I currently I have in a desktop A1200.


If I open ATA3prefs, the Mitsumi CD-ROM drive is shown on...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2019, 00:33
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
It does have an audio port at the front, but no...

It does have an audio port at the front, but no means to play an audio CD without using controls via the computer.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2019, 16:30
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
Okay, I've tried a disc in the drive and then...

Okay, I've tried a disc in the drive and then rebooted the machine - no luck.

It doesn't spin-up at all.

I'm thinking the drive is knackered and needs replacing, though I'd be happy if someone...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 July 2019, 01:29
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
So far, I've only been booting to Workbench and...

So far, I've only been booting to Workbench and then inserting the disc.


I'll give your suggestion a try, but that was never the case before.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 July 2019, 21:33
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By amipal
Tower plugged in after a decade in storage, no CDROM drive

Hello all,


I've recently reactivated some of my Amiga systems after they've been stored away for a while - this particular tower has been in between two lofts over the last ten years.


I've...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 July 2019, 21:23
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
Fresh update! I've made a few more videos...

Fresh update!


I've made a few more videos documenting my time with my old Amigas.

First up, getting the SD card installed in the desktop A1200: https://youtu.be/ns-1tfPZ1Ug


Secondly, I...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 June 2019, 21:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
I'm gradually coming around to the idea of...

I'm gradually coming around to the idea of fitting a Gotek, mainly due to the fact that many of the floppy disks I've been testing seem to be on their way out... :rolleyes
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 June 2019, 16:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
Wow, thank you. That is great service. :great ...

Wow, thank you. That is great service. :great

Blimey! Yeah, I'd been quite active with the Amiga back then, but then packed everything up in 2009. Making up for it now! :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 June 2019, 13:53
Replies: 42
Views: 5,285
Posted By amipal
Thank you DamienD! I'll get those files over to...

Thank you DamienD! I'll get those files over to my 1200 once my SD card adaptor arrives! :great
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 13 June 2019, 21:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
Thanks, but I think I'll stick to getting my...

Thanks, but I think I'll stick to getting my A1200 just right for now!


Another order is on its way to you... :cool
Forum: support.Hardware 13 June 2019, 21:46
Replies: 141
Views: 34,893
Posted By amipal
Thanks for documenting this. I was a bit...

Thanks for documenting this.
I was a bit concerned when I plugged my A1200 into the BenQ for the first time. I mean yes, it did display an image via the VGA-to-RGB adaptor, but the vertical lines...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 June 2019, 21:14
Replies: 42
Views: 5,285
Posted By amipal
I totally agree with this. As much as I enjoyed...

I totally agree with this. As much as I enjoyed the final game, I do felt it missed the atmosphere and aesthetics of the demo.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 June 2019, 18:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
Storage options

With further thanks to amigakit.com for the various pieces of hardware supplied over the last few weeks:


Need Input
(https://youtu.be/pDJP3Uf6GUo)
VGA to RGB adaptor...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 June 2019, 21:20
Replies: 42
Views: 5,285
Posted By amipal
Sorry for dragging this thread back up after...

Sorry for dragging this thread back up after years of rest, but the link is no longer active.


Does anyone know if the original Alien Breed 3D playabledemo is available anywhere else? I imagine...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 June 2019, 21:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
I will bear that in mind! Many thanks for...

I will bear that in mind!

Many thanks for your prompt service and good products. Always my first port of call when looking for new gubbinz! :cool
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 June 2019, 21:14
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
Luckily I held onto the boxed machines...

Luckily I held onto the boxed machines themselves.


But I did a lot of software - boxed games and the floppy disk storage boxes. So many cover disks and other useful disks gone... :banghead
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 June 2019, 21:11
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
Thank you! I'm very excited by the whole...

Thank you! I'm very excited by the whole rediscovery of it all!

I thought that might be the case. I have four A1200 motherboards, an A600, two A500s, and a CD32 which will probably all need...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 June 2019, 21:10
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
I've been putting together some videos of my...

I've been putting together some videos of my return.




amipal: Back to the Amiga (https://youtu.be/vousvGNv7MA)


The long and short of it:
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 June 2019, 02:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By amipal
Arrow It's been a few years, but I'm back - an ongoing thread of my discoveries

Hello! Not sure if people will remember me, but I used to be a regular in the Amiga community until around around ten years ago...

Back in 2008, I bought my first non-Amiga machine - a Mac Mini -...
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