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Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2017, 17:56
Replies: 66
Views: 6,873
Posted By neil324
Of course Gould, the man who saved CBM and...

Of course Gould, the man who saved CBM and destroyed CBM.

They made a great team Gould and Tramiel. Shame they fell out. CBM might still be around today if they didn't.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2017, 15:42
Replies: 66
Views: 6,873
Posted By neil324
Doesn't mean that he didn't bleed the company or...

Doesn't mean that he didn't bleed the company or that Tramiel didn't object too it.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2017, 15:16
Replies: 66
Views: 6,873
Posted By neil324
Yes and that's how it gained control of the...

Yes and that's how it gained control of the company.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2017, 14:46
Replies: 66
Views: 6,873
Posted By neil324
They hadn't seen eye to eye for a while, product...

They hadn't seen eye to eye for a while, product pricing etc. The 'argument' what ever it was was the straw that broke the camels back. Tramiel then walked. The jet story fits in with Gould bleeding...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2017, 11:45
Replies: 66
Views: 6,873
Posted By neil324
Yep, I read that about product pricing before. ...

Yep, I read that about product pricing before.

But the fact is, at the point of Tramiel leaving CBM, CBM was at their peak as a business in their history before or after. It was all down hill from...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2017, 23:27
Replies: 66
Views: 6,873
Posted By neil324
Debate, there doesn't seem to be one. You posting...

Debate, there doesn't seem to be one. You posting Tramiel in a negative light. Which does not seem fair in this insistence. Just putting it out there for others to see.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2017, 19:22
Replies: 66
Views: 6,873
Posted By neil324
Link too assert what your saying? I already know...

Link too assert what your saying? I already know your answer though. So no he was not sent home.

Here's a link too assert what I'm saying, skip too 18.19.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 May 2017, 18:41
Replies: 66
Views: 6,873
Posted By neil324
No he was not. I'm aware who owned the...

No he was not.

I'm aware who owned the company and why.

Irvine Gould was using the company jet for personal use. Tramiel objected and threatened too leave CBM. Gould said that's fine, so...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2017, 23:58
Replies: 66
Views: 6,873
Posted By neil324
Tramiel wasn't sent home, he left. Irvine...

Tramiel wasn't sent home, he left.

Irvine Gould hired a few CEO's before hiring Mehdi Ali.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 April 2017, 14:04
Replies: 24
Views: 1,566
Posted By neil324
Manic Miner. My jaw dropped when I first saw it...

Manic Miner. My jaw dropped when I first saw it on the C64. One off those game memories similar to Tomb Raider on the PS1. A defining moment in my gaming history.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2017, 17:05
Replies: 120
Views: 8,795
Posted By neil324
I didn't see the A1200 as a next gen machine. So...

I didn't see the A1200 as a next gen machine. So didn't buy it.

A friend had gone the 386/486 route, but I was not keen on spending 1k/2k on a computer. Money was not a problem either.

I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2017, 12:50
Replies: 34
Views: 3,163
Posted By neil324
There was a US court injunction against CBM...

There was a US court injunction against CBM bringing stuff into the US until their fine of $10 million was paid. The flashing cursor CBM used on the C64 was already patented, they got fined for using...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 February 2017, 23:55
Replies: 65
Views: 5,190
Posted By neil324
I went, Atari 2600 - C64 - Amiga 500

I went,

Atari 2600 - C64 - Amiga 500
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2017, 15:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,610
Posted By neil324
I skimm read the OP and thought from memory the...

I skimm read the OP and thought from memory the Darling brothers coded the Dizzy games:nuts It turns out they was the publiser, through their company Codemasters, maybe that is in my memory in some...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2017, 00:29
Replies: 24
Views: 1,610
Posted By neil324
Loved them all, played them on the C64 more...

Loved them all, played them on the C64 more though.

Good too see the Darling brothers made it big selling Codemasters, I had some good times playing their games. Strangely Chiller on the C64 being...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 February 2017, 01:00
Replies: 72
Views: 8,161
Posted By neil324
It was either late 88 or early 89. Had been on a...

It was either late 88 or early 89. Had been on a YTS, trainee bricklayer for 6 months and saved up like mad. Sold my C64 for about 120. Got a lift off my parents to Evesham Micros and bought one of...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 January 2017, 01:29
Replies: 141
Views: 20,404
Posted By neil324
I don't think it's coincidence that Commodore as...

I don't think it's coincidence that Commodore as a company was more innovating and progressive while Jack Tramiel was there. Irving Gould was the money man. I think if Jack had stayed and assumming...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 January 2017, 22:50
Replies: 141
Views: 20,404
Posted By neil324
In fact Commodore first produced the 6502 and...

In fact Commodore first produced the 6502 and then used that in the VIC-20, the first personal computer to sell 1 million.

Then knocked out the 6581 and an improved 6502 variant the 6510 and chuck...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 January 2017, 22:32
Replies: 141
Views: 20,404
Posted By neil324
c64

c64
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 January 2017, 02:28
Replies: 141
Views: 20,404
Posted By neil324
From Bedrooms to Billions, The Amiga Years. Frank...

From Bedrooms to Billions, The Amiga Years. Frank Leonardi gave an interview saying that a meeting took place between CBM, Bill Gates and Microsoft right at the start of the Amiga. Microsoft was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2016, 18:27
Replies: 23
Views: 2,530
Posted By neil324
Think it's great, with a good format. There is a...

Think it's great, with a good format. There is a good mix of current news, nostalgia, anecdotes and opinion, with Dan & Ravi bouncing of each other very well. Then the guest interview at the end. Be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2016, 10:46
Replies: 3,777
Views: 543,824
Posted By neil324
Quake, through ProQuake. Really enjoying it....

Quake, through ProQuake. Really enjoying it. Never played this back in the day.

Will then play Powerslave, there was a PC version back in the day but it's pants, there has been a PC port of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 June 2014, 15:32
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By neil324
Jack Tramiel

Been digging around for information why Jack left Commodore in 1984 and the only reason I can find is that he didn’t stay because he wanted to bring his three sons into the business and Irving Gould...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 June 2013, 11:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,114
Posted By neil324
I made one myself. And old USB gamepad. Taken...

I made one myself. And old USB gamepad. Taken apart circuit board cut down to a minimum. Placed inside a small black box with a 9 pin D-SUB male connector piggy backed onto the circuit board. All...
Forum: project.MAGE 29 April 2013, 20:40
Replies: 14
Views: 9,097
Posted By neil324
I think there are a couple of members over at the...

I think there are a couple of members over at the GB64 forums who started to update the GBA but stalled.

Surprising really when you look at the regular updates to GB64. The Amiga scene then and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 April 2013, 20:14
Replies: 42
Views: 2,843
Posted By neil324
Colour, did they make them in those days? I...

Colour, did they make them in those days?

I used to write in a fine tipped quality pen on the end of the disk label. I suppose I have a form of OCD things have to be neat and tidy.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 April 2013, 16:01
Replies: 557
Views: 66,577
Posted By neil324
Not sure of the exact game. I remember buying my...

Not sure of the exact game. I remember buying my first Amiga that came with loads of demo's though from Evesham Micros. One was called 'ugly mug' which was a mug with a face on it spinning. Was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 April 2013, 15:58
Replies: 42
Views: 2,843
Posted By neil324
Because of the multi disk games. Also bought a...

Because of the multi disk games. Also bought a dot matrix printer to print out the game manuals, they came on a disk from the cracking groups, sold that after a few months though.
Forum: project.MAGE 01 July 2009, 21:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,959
Posted By neil324
Ok thanks for the info, at least i have the...

Ok thanks for the info, at least i have the WHDLoad working:)
Forum: project.MAGE 01 July 2009, 08:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,959
Posted By neil324
Had a look at the status of the WHDRun icon and...

Had a look at the status of the WHDRun icon and here's what it said,

checking files and paths
confiquring WHDLoad slave
extracting and merging game data
i/ unzipping original game...
Forum: project.MAGE 30 June 2009, 22:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,959
Posted By neil324
WHDload error?

Dos-error #205 (objct not found) onb loading "goblins2.slave"

Just used 'goblins2' as an example it happens with all. The paths are set up correct and all WHD are verified present. WHDLoad inside...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 22 October 2008, 13:46
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By neil324
Ok guys many thanks, turns out it was Millennium...

Ok guys many thanks, turns out it was Millennium 2.2. Played it last night just need to get my head around the interface. The thing i remember most was the fact that some resources where only got in...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 21 October 2008, 17:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By neil324
[Found: Millennium 2.2] Name of a game?

I remember playing a game on my Amiga but can't remember the name:nuts

It was resource type game set in space. You had to set up stations near planets to mine them for the resources. Not much...
Forum: project.MAGE 06 October 2008, 18:34
Replies: 2
Views: 2,379
Posted By neil324
Ok managed to overwrite the existing confiq file....

Ok managed to overwrite the existing confiq file. But then when i try to load a game from gamebase it always brings up WinUEA and i have to select the Confiq to start. Instead of just loading.
Forum: project.MAGE 06 October 2008, 15:21
Replies: 2
Views: 2,379
Posted By neil324
Saving the Amiga confiq file?

Trying to save the Amiga confiq file in the Amiga game base folder after changing some settings. Is their a hotkey or something, used the 'save as' button and named it the same as before, but had to...
Forum: project.MAGE 20 September 2008, 20:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,774
Posted By neil324
Thank you moved Gamebase to C: and all is fine. ...

Thank you moved Gamebase to C: and all is fine.


Any advice on Deliplayer?
Forum: project.MAGE 20 September 2008, 20:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,774
Posted By neil324
Error in gamebase

Getting an error when starting gamebase amiga.

Could not start the following config value:

Gamebase Amiga.uae

joyport0=mouse1

Do you want to run the game anyway?
Forum: project.MAGE 24 August 2008, 22:35
Replies: 12
Views: 2,088
Posted By neil324
Ok sorted now. Had to hit F12 and then save...

Ok sorted now.

Had to hit F12 and then save it.

Thank you.
Forum: project.MAGE 24 August 2008, 22:30
Replies: 12
Views: 2,088
Posted By neil324
Sorry for being a noob. The only thing i can...

Sorry for being a noob.

The only thing i can find in the GameBase Amiga folder is the 'GameBase Amiga UAE File' and 'WHDLoad UAE File' but on clicking these it goes into amiga DOS and says insert...
Forum: project.MAGE 24 August 2008, 21:51
Replies: 12
Views: 2,088
Posted By neil324
All games work fine no problems, just the sound. ...

All games work fine no problems, just the sound.

I can't get 1.5.1 working at all, it comes back 'not found' on the select emulator stage and it won't let you select any of them.
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