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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 April 2020, 11:09
Replies: 75
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Posted By 005AGIMA
https://lmgtfy.com/?q=protracted+meaning ;) lol ...

https://lmgtfy.com/?q=protracted+meaning ;) lol

But yes it means "Long or longer than expected".

I don't know why but it seems to be a word I use currently lol.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 April 2020, 06:14
Replies: 75
Views: 3,605
Posted By 005AGIMA
Thinking back to long games I played and...

Thinking back to long games I played and enjoyed....

Captive

Mercenary (and Second City)

Lotus 1 (try and finish it on hard, using manual, without cheats)

Most flight sim campaigns are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 April 2020, 15:06
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By 005AGIMA
So I wrote a cheeky story for PCZone

Wrote a cheeky story for PCZone.co.uk.

Trust me..... ;)
https://www.pczone.co.uk/i-hooked-up-with-a-girlfriend-from-1989/
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2020, 15:33
Replies: 4,167
Views: 741,747
Posted By 005AGIMA
What are you playing? Currently....Doom PSVR...

What are you playing?

Currently....Doom PSVR ...nightly.

Seems like good therapy right now. Makes me happy :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2020, 11:24
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
Posted By 005AGIMA
Cheers man. Glad you enjoy the vids. The...

Cheers man. Glad you enjoy the vids.

The speakers are Encore P-401's but I'm pretty sure they were also sold under other brands.

But yes the bass is hell good. Who needs a sub-whoofer? lol.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2020, 15:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,591
Posted By 005AGIMA
I'd try and pull of a "Spectrum Next" only...

I'd try and pull of a "Spectrum Next" only better.

They've done a GREAT job at preserving original compatibility, while also adding "upgrades".

So my Amiga would on the one hand be hardware...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 09:12
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
Posted By 005AGIMA
Episode 50! Channel Rebrand launch

So given I've reached Episode 50, I thought I'd thank some people, and launch a new look and feel to the channel, and also give a heads up on where I want to take things from here....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 09:11
Replies: 23
Views: 1,343
Posted By 005AGIMA
Not daily but now that I have one again (A500),...

Not daily but now that I have one again (A500), I'm amazed at how "normal" it feels when I do fire it up.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 09:10
Replies: 65
Views: 3,029
Posted By 005AGIMA
2 1) Selling my original Amiga and...

2

1) Selling my original Amiga and collection.

2) Throwing away the A500+ with 2MB Ram that my boss GAVE me, in 2002.

I know I know. I'm sorry! :(
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2020, 08:18
Replies: 704
Views: 42,861
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, 04:56
Replies: 240
Views: 24,732
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, 07:55
Replies: 83
Views: 3,574
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, 05:53
Replies: 57
Views: 2,894
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, 04:24
Replies: 57
Views: 2,894
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, 14:49
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
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, 04:20
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
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, 01:51
Replies: 171
Views: 27,001
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, 08:32
Replies: 14
Views: 684
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, 05:51
Replies: 14
Views: 684
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, 04:01
Replies: 14
Views: 684
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, 01:24
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
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, 06:33
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
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, 03:01
Replies: 18
Views: 695
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, 10:59
Replies: 83
Views: 4,210
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, 08:32
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
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, 08:23
Replies: 17
Views: 749
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, 04:02
Replies: 13
Views: 954
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, 03:59
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
Posted By 005AGIMA
No worries.

No worries.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 January 2020, 04:46
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
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, 12:26
Replies: 54
Views: 3,915
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, 09:57
Replies: 17
Views: 749
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, 06:53
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
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, 03:53
Replies: 17
Views: 749
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, 11:44
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By 005AGIMA
Ah fantastic. Thanks!

Ah fantastic. Thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2020, 11:07
Replies: 17
Views: 749
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, 05:25
Replies: 114
Views: 17,501
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, 15:20
Replies: 17
Views: 749
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, 08:34
Replies: 17
Views: 749
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, 06:14
Replies: 113
Views: 7,873
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, 05:39
Replies: 17
Views: 838
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.
...
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