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Forum: Hardware mods 29 October 2010, 16:08
Replies: 89
Views: 45,576
Posted By AB Positive
Agreed... I have a component-in LCD display now...

Agreed... I have a component-in LCD display now and this would be very nice to try out on it :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 October 2010, 17:17
Replies: 33
Views: 15,423
Posted By AB Positive
How can you go wrong with Mai Shiranui? ...

How can you go wrong with Mai Shiranui?

http://colunistas.ig.com.br/gameover/files/2009/06/mai-shiranui1.jpg


Well... Vanessa's pretty awesome too...
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 September 2010, 19:16
Replies: 132
Views: 20,073
Posted By AB Positive
Or you can get a Sio2PC and not have to worry...

Or you can get a Sio2PC and not have to worry about disks, or drives. Streaming images off your computer to the A8. It's how I do it, and makes any disk swapping take seconds instead of minutes.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 September 2010, 16:43
Replies: 132
Views: 20,073
Posted By AB Positive
Tail of Beta Lyrae if you've not heard of...

Tail of Beta Lyrae

if you've not heard of this gem, dig out an A8 emulator and give it a shot. The music and sound are underrated as well, one of my faves.

Also - would've loved to see an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 September 2010, 16:29
Replies: 101
Views: 9,027
Posted By AB Positive
I dunno about Oregon but around here Dragon's...

I dunno about Oregon but around here Dragon's Lair (arcade, not NES) is considered a true classic. Groundbreaking even - I'm surprised people bash on it. Hell, they've done DVD and Blu-ray remakes...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2010, 17:35
Replies: 43
Views: 2,750
Posted By AB Positive
Thank you Horace, I too sit in the rare "Turrican...

Thank you Horace, I too sit in the rare "Turrican is better than T2" camp.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2010, 17:32
Replies: 101
Views: 9,027
Posted By AB Positive
I have to cheat a bit - technically this is an...

I have to cheat a bit - technically this is an arcade game I've played, but it's simply a NES clone meant to take quarters.

Still, didn't mean that my one-life romp of Mike Tyson's Punchout is...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 June 2010, 21:00
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By AB Positive
... *facepalm* thank you. Now I can see if...

... *facepalm*

thank you. Now I can see if the freakin' C-Ltd SCSI attachment works! :D
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2010, 20:58
Replies: 31
Views: 3,370
Posted By AB Positive
I only know of "Back from Hell to Heaven" but if...

I only know of "Back from Hell to Heaven" but if I didn't mention it before - you guys do good work. Will buy when I have some spare cash again :D
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 June 2010, 17:16
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By AB Positive
Cant get these files on an adf WB1.3 can read - help :(

I have a sidecar SCSI on my real amiga 500 I'm trying to get to work. Of course, I need device drivers and utilities et al... which are on aminet. Here's the link to the two lha files that have all I...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 February 2010, 15:52
Replies: 33
Views: 4,662
Posted By AB Positive
My ASM-fu is terrible, but I'll throw my hat into...

My ASM-fu is terrible, but I'll throw my hat into the ring. If I just throw tons of nekkid womenz in there I'll win, right?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2010, 15:55
Replies: 104
Views: 9,249
Posted By AB Positive
I don't know if "Dash" is the right word......

I don't know if "Dash" is the right word... perhaps "slowly amble" or "proceed casually" towards the goal before the time limit is more apt. :D
Forum: project.WHDLoad 13 February 2010, 00:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,961
Posted By AB Positive
Fair enough - just checking. Wanted to hear the...

Fair enough - just checking. Wanted to hear the pros/cons since I don't see that much 68010 talk, I figured something was up.

Cool, now I just gotta close this deal :D
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2010, 20:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,440
Posted By AB Positive
Agreed. It will look exactly the same as it does...

Agreed. It will look exactly the same as it does on the TV.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2010, 20:18
Replies: 104
Views: 9,249
Posted By AB Positive
Turrican is not a platformer. It's a run-n-gun....

Turrican is not a platformer. It's a run-n-gun. It's in the same category as Contra and Metal slug.

Turrican is not a platformer.

Turrican is not a platformer!

Neither is Turrican II.

...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2010, 20:08
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By AB Positive
Crap - although a IIgs monitor looks like it'd do...

Crap - although a IIgs monitor looks like it'd do the trick, what I found is not a IIgs monitor.

Thought I found a plan, good to know though! :)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 12 February 2010, 19:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,961
Posted By AB Positive
WHDLoad on a 68000 a500 - should I go to a 68010?

a500 - check

2MB FastRAM - check

HDD controller - check

1MB ChipRAM - check

processor - 68000 - uh oh?
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2010, 18:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By AB Positive
a500 to Apple RGB monitor - possible?

I know I'd have to make a custom cable, but if I did would it be possible to use an Apple RGB monitor with an a500 (and by proxy, a 1040STf... hush, I'm using maxYMiser :P )

I have a possible...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2010, 15:22
Replies: 104
Views: 9,249
Posted By AB Positive
There has been no mention of Harlequin in this...

There has been no mention of Harlequin in this thread, and therefore is invalid. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2010, 20:18
Replies: 13
Views: 1,965
Posted By AB Positive
Hey, Ralph Baer! Pride of Manchester (new...

Hey, Ralph Baer! Pride of Manchester (new hampshire, US) - the Odyssey was conceived not 20 minutes from where I live.

I love seeing Baer interviews/stories. Well done!
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2010, 15:50
Replies: 22
Views: 4,074
Posted By AB Positive
Yeah, SCART is near-impossible to find in the US....

Yeah, SCART is near-impossible to find in the US. I came across a PC-to-tv device that had a SCART port and nearly had a geekgasm... 'till I found out it was output only. :-/
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2010, 16:59
Replies: 22
Views: 4,074
Posted By AB Positive
Well, yes, but perhaps money might be a bit too...

Well, yes, but perhaps money might be a bit too tight for that, I like to offer cost-effective solutions, being poor myself :D

But... I probably will go the 1200/indivision route on my next miggy....
Forum: Amiga scene 19 January 2010, 17:38
Replies: 22
Views: 4,074
Posted By AB Positive
Didja happen to come here from DP, or is there...

Didja happen to come here from DP, or is there more than one "dave4shmups"? :)

This may sound odd - but you *want* a pal miggy, most games work best off a PAL system, This does essentially mean...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 December 2009, 20:17
Replies: 9
Views: 2,681
Posted By AB Positive
C64 disk drive? Nope. Atari-8bit disk drive?...

C64 disk drive? Nope.

Atari-8bit disk drive? Yep.

It's basically the A8 version of C64tpc.

www.atarimax.com
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 December 2009, 16:09
Replies: 9
Views: 2,681
Posted By AB Positive
I prefer my SIO2PC solution. $35 shipped and any...

I prefer my SIO2PC solution. $35 shipped and any A8 game I want is...

oh wait. This isn't a "Jay Miner" board? Commodore board? Oh never mind...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 November 2009, 20:51
Replies: 50
Views: 4,740
Posted By AB Positive
Uh duh - American chosen name, of course it's...

Uh duh - American chosen name, of course it's crap...

And yes actually, this is a very isolated community - I used to work at a Gamestop (video game chain store) and you wouldn't believe the blank...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 November 2009, 20:47
Replies: 82
Views: 8,166
Posted By AB Positive
Looking back on my list I forgot some things! ...

Looking back on my list I forgot some things!

I re-got another A8 setup, this time an 800XL with a 1050 drive, so i can add that...

Also forgot a system I love but gets a lot of flack: the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 November 2009, 20:41
Replies: 50
Views: 4,740
Posted By AB Positive
Oh I know now - but there was little to no...

Oh I know now - but there was little to no computer gaming scene where I was at. I didn't even know there were computer versions until about 5 years ago. :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2009, 20:32
Replies: 3,870
Views: 606,179
Posted By AB Positive
For someone who has her head stuck deep in the...

For someone who has her head stuck deep in the craw of the "Games are art" beast... I must admit:

I've been hooked on Madden 10 now for a good while. Da Raiders are in a new renaissance thanks to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2009, 20:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,572
Posted By AB Positive
I don't know if the US ever really had a...

I don't know if the US ever really had a cracking/demo scene like Europe did - even for DOS games I can't ever remember anyone having copied games unless there was zero copy protection on the disk.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2009, 20:18
Replies: 44
Views: 5,194
Posted By AB Positive
Well... I am a recovering Nethack addict so the...

Well... I am a recovering Nethack addict so the thought of a difficult game doesn't dissuade me.

Might have to load up Cadaver again now and give it a shot - I just restarted Landstalker for the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 November 2009, 20:14
Replies: 240
Views: 36,841
Posted By AB Positive
Turrican I - Level I all I gotta say :)

Turrican I - Level I

all I gotta say :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 November 2009, 20:12
Replies: 50
Views: 4,740
Posted By AB Positive
This is a rather silly thing to say if only for...

This is a rather silly thing to say if only for "Duh" factor but... Alternate Reality: The City can really only be played on an Atari 8-bit. Phillip Price had that machine mastered when he made AR
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 November 2009, 19:46
Replies: 188
Views: 25,937
Posted By AB Positive
Oh man... well you said platform agnostic so here...

Oh man... well you said platform agnostic so here we gooooo....

(I am such a dork since this is off the top of my head)


NES:

Teenage Mutant (Ninja/Hero) Turtles - Turtles can swim. They...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2009, 19:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,572
Posted By AB Positive
Good point, and one I didn't think of. Although...

Good point, and one I didn't think of. Although another tweak might be preference of where the price was loaded.

In the US to buy a console ($199 for a NES when my mom got me one in 88) to play...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2009, 19:21
Replies: 14
Views: 1,714
Posted By AB Positive
Oh that's definitely the case and has been for...

Oh that's definitely the case and has been for some time. But I remember, I guess it was really more the early 80's and Thatcher's influence on the country - look at the episode "Nasty" from The...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2009, 18:27
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By AB Positive
Reminds me of the early days of Everquest... in a...

Reminds me of the early days of Everquest... in a good way. Consider me curious. :)
Forum: MarketPlace 17 November 2009, 18:22
Replies: 22
Views: 1,890
Posted By AB Positive
I don't know what PAL saturn values are but I can...

I don't know what PAL saturn values are but I can do approximate USD values on the rest...


Working 4-in-1 AR cart = $20 USD

Boxed JP saturn (grey) = well... I'd put it at around $80-90 USD...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2009, 18:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,572
Posted By AB Positive
I'm curious too. I know in Japan there was no...

I'm curious too. I know in Japan there was no crash at all since the Famicom was the first main console to go big there (Atari 2600 had very little impact in Japan)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 November 2009, 18:10
Replies: 44
Views: 5,194
Posted By AB Positive
Ahhh, well that makes more sense. Might give it...

Ahhh, well that makes more sense. Might give it another go but if your weapon in an isometric game is a projectile... well the D/Generation laser is the first game I saw do that right.

Something...
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