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Forum: Amiga scene 08 September 2017, 00:52
Replies: 89
Views: 15,717
Posted By desiv
I bought that back in the day for that very...

I bought that back in the day for that very reason..
Wasn't even really a flight simulator person (they were fun, but not my favorite genre), but I stopped by my local computer store and they had it...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2017, 00:51
Replies: 35
Views: 1,811
Posted By desiv
I've heard this type of thing mentioned before,...

I've heard this type of thing mentioned before, but I've had really good luck with my floppies.. Much lower than 30% bad...
And I seem to have even better luck with my older 5 1/4" floppies......
Forum: News 01 August 2017, 18:44
Replies: 62
Views: 6,723
Posted By desiv
I did paypal... desiv

I did paypal...

desiv
Forum: News 26 July 2017, 20:58
Replies: 62
Views: 6,723
Posted By desiv
Got mine in the mail yesterday (here in the...

Got mine in the mail yesterday (here in the USA)..
Packed well, survived shipping! :-)
Unfortunately I haven't had a chance to try it yet, but will soon.
Thanx!

desiv
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 July 2017, 23:56
Replies: 86
Views: 14,315
Posted By desiv
I like that idea... Better than rolling around...

I like that idea...
Better than rolling around in thumb tacks before my alcohol bath....

:-) Seriously, I like it..
I don't know much assembler yet, but I'd be willing to try to clean up some...
Forum: News 24 July 2017, 19:15
Replies: 722
Views: 50,554
Posted By desiv
True, although if it were really wanted badly,...

True, although if it were really wanted badly, seems like someone could download the IPF torrent, batch convert those IPF images to HFE, and create a torrent for that..

That hasn't happened yet......
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 23:55
Replies: 29
Views: 629
Posted By desiv
What adapter? On my cable, that looks a lot...

What adapter?

On my cable, that looks a lot like yours, I just plugged the headers from the wires on that cable onto the pins (that I had soldered onto my Gotek).

Inside the black part of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 23:32
Replies: 29
Views: 629
Posted By desiv
Totally agree, but you have missed the single...

Totally agree, but you have missed the single most important reason for not upgrading to HxC...

..

You have already installed your Gotek with the Cortex firmware in your Amiga... and are too...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 20:02
Replies: 29
Views: 629
Posted By desiv
That lead should be a serial adapter... That's...

That lead should be a serial adapter...
That's what you used to flash the Cortex firmware?

If that worked for flashing the Cortex, I would think it should work for HxC????

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 19:20
Replies: 29
Views: 629
Posted By desiv
If we were REALLY all that worried about...

If we were REALLY all that worried about dead/supported, we might not be running Amigas... :laughing

But I agree with the basic concept.. ;-)

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 18:07
Replies: 29
Views: 629
Posted By desiv
I've never had to re-do my USB drive when I use...

I've never had to re-do my USB drive when I use the Cortex???

I think switching to HxC is probably a good idea. I'm probably going to do that myself.

But if you are looking at doing this to...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2017, 19:20
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By desiv
I totally get that an AGA machine would be...

I totally get that an AGA machine would be tricky..

But for OCS/ECS, I would think a quad-core 1.2Ghz ARM machine with a dedicated GPU isn't too bad in the grunt arena... ;-)

Oh well.. Glad...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2017, 18:12
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By desiv
Considering State of the Art is OCS, and you used...

Considering State of the Art is OCS, and you used the word "most" there, that's not a good thing...

I am surprised, I expected more out of a Pi3.. Emulation software not good/optimized???

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 11 July 2017, 21:13
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By desiv
Just use something like kickwork to create a boot...

Just use something like kickwork to create a boot disk.
Should be able to kick the rom, then load the driver and pass control to the controller..

That's how my A1000 is set up using a tomthul...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 06 July 2017, 02:14
Replies: 129
Views: 6,484
Posted By desiv
Awesome, thanx!! I'm not using the default...

Awesome, thanx!!
I'm not using the default editor. I am using the upgraded one that came on the ISO. Not sure if it's SuperTed or not...

Hopefully this will be the right language to get me back...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 06 July 2017, 00:44
Replies: 129
Views: 6,484
Posted By desiv
Load issue??? Just installed BB2 yesterday on...

Load issue???
Just installed BB2 yesterday on my A1200 and was playing with some example code...
I seem to be able to mostly compile and run example code where all the code is in one file.
But for...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 June 2017, 17:59
Replies: 102
Views: 7,305
Posted By desiv
Actually, there wasn't much that bothered me...

Actually, there wasn't much that bothered me about the initial Amiga release..
The one thing I would have changed would have been to include a GUI "file manager" type of program with the initial...
Forum: support.Games 28 June 2017, 17:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By desiv
I've played Firepower with my real Amiga (Oregon,...

I've played Firepower with my real Amiga (Oregon, USA) and a serial to ethernet adapter with someone in Georgia, USA (over 2000 miles.. I didn't check latency) who had a similar setup.

For some...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 June 2017, 04:29
Replies: 34
Views: 2,228
Posted By desiv
As a Conan fan, I was surprised to see it on ebay...

As a Conan fan, I was surprised to see it on ebay when I did, and bought it before I did any research..
Still glad I got a copy, as it's a nice box and it's Conan on the Amiga. (And I got a decent...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 28 June 2017, 01:56
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By desiv
Yeah, I think I had to open the Windows firewall...

Yeah, I think I had to open the Windows firewall (Windows 10) to/from my Amiga's IP.
Can't remember if I did just that port (356) or just the whole IP..

Worked after that..

Good luck.

desiv
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 June 2017, 00:52
Replies: 172
Views: 14,935
Posted By desiv
While I agree that 8M was incredibly unlikely,...

While I agree that 8M was incredibly unlikely, expansions for the 1000 weren't uncommon.
Mine has an Insider II board with 2M..
I think 1M or 2M wasn't uncommon. (Wasn't common, but wasn't...
Forum: Hardware pics 23 June 2017, 18:04
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By desiv
I could put them out. Not opposed to it, but I'm...

I could put them out. Not opposed to it, but I'm not sure how many other people would be interested...
It's a pretty small number of people, I think, who have tomthul's board...

Anyone who wants...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2017, 02:31
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By desiv
Is that SCSI or MFM??? If it's MFM (8-bit IDE),...

Is that SCSI or MFM???
If it's MFM (8-bit IDE), your options are much much smaller..

Hopefully SCSI..
Then you can just raid some old 68k Macintoshes.. They loved SCSI hard drives..

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2017, 00:40
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By desiv
Yeah, I wasn't sure.. I've read both (to and...

Yeah, I wasn't sure..
I've read both (to and not to use it on HDs) from googling...

desiv
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2017, 23:22
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By desiv
Well, I was thinking so, but maybe I'm...

Well, I was thinking so, but maybe I'm misremembering/confusing games..

I'll check when I get home...

The fact that you asked and some quick googling make me think I might be wrong on that...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 June 2017, 23:17
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By desiv
I'd definitely check for an S directory, as it's...

I'd definitely check for an S directory, as it's possible (can't tell from the screenshot) that it's missing???

What about the "install" command?
Is that floppy only? (I wouldn't run this until...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2017, 23:03
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By desiv
Yep, full screen here in NTSC land.. It's...

Yep, full screen here in NTSC land..
It's always been one of the top on my list of:

Games that I love, but I suck at....
:laughing
(It's a big list..)

desiv
Forum: Amiga scene 20 June 2017, 01:15
Replies: 84
Views: 5,712
Posted By desiv
As someone who has purchased several "new" Amiga...

As someone who has purchased several "new" Amiga games, I'm all for this...

One suggestion..
I assume most games would be PAL, which I'm fine with. But if whomever could program them to run in a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2017, 02:18
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By desiv
Always thought Banshee was one of the most...

Always thought Banshee was one of the most impressive looking shooters (to me anyway).

desiv
Forum: News 13 June 2017, 19:22
Replies: 36
Views: 2,921
Posted By desiv
Not a big deal to me.. Figure I just bought...

Not a big deal to me.. Figure I just bought someone a beer for their trouble. ;-)
Just something for people to be aware of...

For this, best to order from the link on this thread, not the one in...
Forum: News 13 June 2017, 17:53
Replies: 36
Views: 2,921
Posted By desiv
(Update below. Different prices depending on...

(Update below. Different prices depending on which link you click!!!)
Here's what I paid: (Copy and paste from the website)
As you can see, just the one box. No extra floppy..

Lumberjack...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 June 2017, 17:56
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By desiv
OK, my first thought reading this was: "There's...

OK, my first thought reading this was:
"There's more than 1 program for that?" :-)

For some reason, I just always imagined there was 1 program, it worked and everyone used it.. ;-)

desiv
Forum: Hardware pics 11 June 2017, 04:44
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By desiv
Thanx, and yeah it's a sidecar. Doesn't fit...

Thanx, and yeah it's a sidecar. Doesn't fit inside...

http://i1014.photobucket.com/albums/af261/villaesc/Amiga/A1K-CF-2_zpsdwhlifcf.jpg

desiv
Forum: Hardware pics 11 June 2017, 01:24
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By desiv
3D Printed case for my CF-IDE card

Merging 2 of my hobbies!! ;-)

A while ago, I got a tomthul IDE card for my Amiga 1000.
Basically, it plugged into the side of my A1000 and it had a dual CF/IDE adapter with 2 CF cards.
Worked...
Forum: News 09 June 2017, 23:13
Replies: 36
Views: 2,921
Posted By desiv
Nope... I think it was about $17 (USD) game and...

Nope...
I think it was about $17 (USD) game and shipping to me in Oregon (don't remember exactly, but around there..)..

desiv
Forum: News 08 June 2017, 22:26
Replies: 62
Views: 6,723
Posted By desiv
I was tempted, but I bought a couple hundred NOS...

I was tempted, but I bought a couple hundred NOS floppies a bit ago, and still have them (at least 100+)..

It'll get a happy new floppy to go on.. ;-)

Thanx again!!

Love new Amiga games!!!
...
Forum: News 08 June 2017, 22:03
Replies: 62
Views: 6,723
Posted By desiv
Awesome.. Ordered (the CD version tho.. I can...

Awesome..
Ordered (the CD version tho.. I can make my own floppies..)

Thanx!!!
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2017, 02:26
Replies: 70
Views: 3,457
Posted By desiv
Did they develop "Amiga Explorer" that they sell...

Did they develop "Amiga Explorer" that they sell for transferring files?
I kind of like that app...

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2017, 23:39
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By desiv
Hmmm.. I'll try that... (on some spare...

Hmmm..
I'll try that...
(on some spare floppies first..)

Thanx!

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2017, 22:02
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By desiv
Any way to remove it without destroying the...

Any way to remove it without destroying the label? I have a copy of Tetris I'd love to restore but the disk has a sector I can't write to. I have a Kryoflux and can write a new disk and that works....
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