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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 October 2018, 00:06
Replies: 28
Views: 2,257
Posted By Mikerochip
For me it was either Flight of the Intruder:...

For me it was either
Flight of the Intruder: Which came with it's huge manuals (I think 2 manuals. One on how to fly and different types of bombing etc, and one instruction manual), map and novel,...
Forum: News 20 October 2018, 19:58
Replies: 245
Views: 13,303
Posted By Mikerochip
A few questions on the keycaps: Will they be...

A few questions on the keycaps:

Will they be single or doubleshot?
And, if single, are the keys going to be laser etched, printed (or similar) or stick on?

If doubleshot, will they be suitable...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 October 2018, 19:28
Replies: 67
Views: 3,237
Posted By Mikerochip
Yup. And it's the DOS CD version. There are two...

Yup. And it's the DOS CD version. There are two DOS versions. DOS Floppy, and DOS CD. What difference does it make what year it came out?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 October 2018, 18:29
Replies: 67
Views: 3,237
Posted By Mikerochip
The Amiga music is fine, but the DOS version came...

The Amiga music is fine, but the DOS version came with CD audio, which is one of the best versions. The DOS version also had the option of playing the music out through the Roland MT-32, and this...
Forum: support.Other 20 October 2018, 01:07
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Mikerochip
With nothing connected, it should show "F-F" on...

With nothing connected, it should show "F-F" on the display, once power is connected.

Are you uploading the correct file to the device?

Put the device back in upgrade mode, and try again.
If...
Forum: News 17 October 2018, 01:14
Replies: 245
Views: 13,303
Posted By Mikerochip
Holy Shit. This is amazing. Cherry MX Blues...

Holy Shit. This is amazing.

Cherry MX Blues all the way!!!! :D

It's the one thing I've always wanted for my classic systems; upgrades to the keyboard.
Ever since I've seen the upgraded clicky...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 October 2018, 01:52
Replies: 28
Views: 2,257
Posted By Mikerochip
Flight of the intruder was super! Best big box...

Flight of the intruder was super! Best big box game I owned! Using the maps to plan your own mission was just so cool to me.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 22:07
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Mikerochip
Boo. OK, that's what I've read so far. Now I...

Boo. OK, that's what I've read so far.
Now I just need to figure out how to physically clean it!
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2018, 23:51
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Mikerochip
Best way to clean an old Floppy Drive? (And the horrible dirty disk that ruined it!!)

I tried a quick search, and didn't see anything coming up.

Does anyone have a definite guide to cleaning both a floppy drive, and/or floppy disks?

I ask because I recently bought a game, and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2018, 21:49
Replies: 25
Views: 840
Posted By Mikerochip
https://www.3dartistonline.com/users/4528/thm1024/...

https://www.3dartistonline.com/users/4528/thm1024/1329946174_FinalFront1680correctedlogosgone.jpg

Not specifically for the Amiga, but I use a Logitech z5500 set.
The Amiga sounds great on them! ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 18:37
Replies: 5,850
Views: 944,698
Posted By Mikerochip
Can I see the inside of this, if you do open it?...

Can I see the inside of this, if you do open it? I've always wondered what the internals looked like!
(I always wanted one as a kid!)
Forum: News 05 October 2018, 11:16
Replies: 60
Views: 9,230
Posted By Mikerochip
Excellent! The last one was very interesting....

Excellent! The last one was very interesting. :agree
Forum: OT - Technical 27 September 2018, 21:15
Replies: 57
Views: 2,115
Posted By Mikerochip
Hi Retroplay! I think that's the opposite of...

Hi Retroplay!

I think that's the opposite of how Media Player Classic works.

It's bundled along with the K-Lite codec pack from my link, because it can't play anything itself, it relies on...
Forum: OT - Technical 27 September 2018, 01:52
Replies: 57
Views: 2,115
Posted By Mikerochip
Does everyone find these useful? And want more?...

Does everyone find these useful?
And want more?


Firstly:
Disable Cortana (Also disables windows search) https://winaero.com/download.php?view.1832

Much better than Windows Search:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2018, 01:27
Replies: 5,850
Views: 944,698
Posted By Mikerochip
Malko, did you know you can easily flash some...

Malko, did you know you can easily flash some more games on to it?
Including some fan translations of games!

What languages would you like games in, apart from English?

On Topic:

I bought...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2018, 23:40
Replies: 197
Views: 9,023
Posted By Mikerochip
This. This is me. I was just so impressed an...

This. This is me.

I was just so impressed an A600 would have / will have / sort of already has AGA!
Of course, I based this off the fact that I'd never have an AGA machine, and now I have an...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 September 2018, 19:41
Replies: 197
Views: 9,023
Posted By Mikerochip
The Vampire II has had a GOLD3 core ALPHA released!

Does deserve it's own thread? :D
Not sure!
Mods feel free to merge it or move it!


It's AGA over HDMI!! Aon an A500 and A600!!!!!



Be aware though, anyone that wants to try it out, it is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 22:42
Replies: 22
Views: 930
Posted By Mikerochip
How come there's an option to play NTSC and NTSC...

How come there's an option to play NTSC and NTSC and PAL, but for PAL it's just PAL. No PAL + NTSC.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 September 2018, 00:39
Replies: 84
Views: 10,658
Posted By Mikerochip
A600 at the end of 2016 / Start of 2017, and...

A600 at the end of 2016 / Start of 2017, and A1200 in late 2017 :)

(I'm a little late to the party!!)

But my A600 still doesn't work :(

even after recapping, and new PSU.
Forum: Member Introductions 17 September 2018, 00:37
Replies: 22
Views: 1,175
Posted By Mikerochip
So so very green. I came to hate that colour, and...

So so very green. I came to hate that colour, and put a control panel on most bootable floppies (I had no HDD) with a blue background, because it annoyed me so much.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 17 September 2018, 00:13
Replies: 125
Views: 6,737
Posted By Mikerochip
I uploaded 2x unofficial IPF files to the Zone. ...

I uploaded 2x unofficial IPF files to the Zone.

Neither are in SPS.

One is The Simpsons: Bart Vs. The Space Mutants, The Hit Squad Budget version.
It's been fixed for A600/A1200 (Since the...
Forum: News 16 September 2018, 23:55
Replies: 928
Views: 121,357
Posted By Mikerochip
I'm not exactly an authority! The thing I...

I'm not exactly an authority!

The thing I wrote is for Jeffs HXCFEMNG program, and makes a text file, in the format:

00001:/Disk1.adf
00002:/Disk2.hfe

And then, I run the HXCFEMNG.exe by...
Forum: News 16 September 2018, 21:42
Replies: 928
Views: 121,357
Posted By Mikerochip
Desiv, There's a few modes that the Gotek...

Desiv,

There's a few modes that the Gotek can operate in.
If you don't use a config file, it'll read off the USB stick in the order that they appear, so you would need a fat sorter etc, yes.
...
Forum: Member Introductions 16 September 2018, 12:01
Replies: 22
Views: 1,175
Posted By Mikerochip
Sucks! I am originally an Atari ST guy too! I...

Sucks! I am originally an Atari ST guy too! I only got an Amiga recently.
And now all my ST's have stopped working. :crying

What made you jump over to the DARK SIDE? :lol
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 September 2018, 02:19
Replies: 31
Views: 1,914
Posted By Mikerochip
Boo. Why would anyone ever leave our Island?? :D ...

Boo. Why would anyone ever leave our Island?? :D

Sucks on the monitors.

The scan doublers aren't without their own problems, or so I've read on here.
More than a few people seem to be...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 05 September 2018, 21:37
Replies: 31
Views: 1,914
Posted By Mikerochip
I use a Dell 2001FP, and it's pretty great. But...

I use a Dell 2001FP, and it's pretty great. But it's biggest drawback is that it doesn't remember the position of the screen, after a resolution change.

I also use an NEC Multisync EA241WM, which...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 September 2018, 01:50
Replies: 1,996
Views: 281,750
Posted By Mikerochip
Ah. This is what I am missing. Thanks.

Ah. This is what I am missing. Thanks.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 September 2018, 01:50
Replies: 1,996
Views: 281,750
Posted By Mikerochip
Thanks idrougge! So, does that mean, once I've...

Thanks idrougge! So, does that mean, once I've installed KingCON, it replaced the shell? Or do I need to type that command the readme says every time I start the shell?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2018, 23:25
Replies: 1,996
Views: 281,750
Posted By Mikerochip
Thanks! But! What's the 'it' that I select? ...

Thanks! But! What's the 'it' that I select?

I know how to snapshot it, and I know how to leave it out, what I don't know is what to do those things to!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2018, 00:51
Replies: 1,996
Views: 281,750
Posted By Mikerochip
I just started using this! And it's super! But...

I just started using this! And it's super! But what stumped me for a while is it wouldn't dump disks where the write protect tab was open! Just a small tip :)


But I do have a question too!
...
Forum: News 26 August 2018, 23:39
Replies: 928
Views: 121,357
Posted By Mikerochip
Hi kaffer. Do you have any plans to support...

Hi kaffer.

Do you have any plans to support a 20x04 display?
It already works fine as a 20x02 though as it is.

I was just wondering.

Maybe if you end up supporting 2x drives from the Gotek,...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2018, 14:50
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Mikerochip
So, does this mean we should have some kinds of...

So, does this mean we should have some kinds of cooling? Are those chips ok to run at those temperatures??

I often wondered if there should be some kind of cooling on a stock Amiga. Jeff, do you...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2018, 01:25
Replies: 147
Views: 7,711
Posted By Mikerochip
Very off topic, but. I had an Atari XE way back...

Very off topic, but. I had an Atari XE way back when, which had an amazing colour palette, and was super colourful in practice.

I was floored when I (just recently) learned that most other 8 bit...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 July 2018, 22:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By Mikerochip
Well, some of the other systems that were...

Well, some of the other systems that were available as PC Addon cards, like the 3DO, https://www.neogaf.com/threads/3do-blaster-creative-labs.765719/

The megadrive, https://segaretro.org/Mega_PC...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2018, 19:01
Replies: 5,850
Views: 944,698
Posted By Mikerochip
I've owned a few trackballs now, including a...

I've owned a few trackballs now, including a kensington. I don't like how cheap the one I had felt. It also wasn't nearly as good at ball movement as the logitech or microsoft ones I'd had.


I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 July 2018, 01:58
Replies: 5,850
Views: 944,698
Posted By Mikerochip
New Elecom trackball, for the PC. Not sure...

New Elecom trackball, for the PC.

Not sure how I feel about it yet.

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61RebjqP1wL._SL1173_.jpg
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 July 2018, 21:08
Replies: 56
Views: 5,491
Posted By Mikerochip
Considering Super Metroid (and then, Castlevania:...

Considering Super Metroid (and then, Castlevania: Symphone of the night, which copies Metroid extensively) actually spawned a whole new genre, Metroidvania, shouldn't it be easy to determine which...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 July 2018, 20:55
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By Mikerochip
To add to the list: Syndicate was excellent...

To add to the list:

Syndicate was excellent on it.

Lucienne's Quest was .. odd, for an RPG. Odd that it was sort of 3D.

I always liked Johnny Bazookatone too. Not that it was a great game,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 July 2018, 02:23
Replies: 123
Views: 8,698
Posted By Mikerochip
I'm guessing you've never played Super Metroid. ...

I'm guessing you've never played Super Metroid.
It's definitely not anywhere close to what Turrican is, in gameplay or technically.



Which Amiga? The SNES had a 16-bit DSP with 8 channels....
Forum: project.EAB File Server 21 July 2018, 17:49
Replies: 125
Views: 6,737
Posted By Mikerochip
Those are the sps names, and release numbers....

Those are the sps names, and release numbers. Crc's match earlier released files, so, they're just there if anyone wants to know the names or sps number, really. :)
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