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Forum: News 06 September 2017, 23:35
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Posted By roberthazelby
South West Amiga Group Meeting No.5 - Sat 30th September 2017

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The South West Amiga Group (SWAG) originally formed in December 1997. They met once a month in Bristol to discuss their favourite computer. The group continued in various forms until 2005...
Forum: News 12 June 2017, 23:32
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
I'll get a "proper" write-up put together in the...

I'll get a "proper" write-up put together in the next week or so.

In the meantime, I just wanted to thank everyone who came. We had a fantastic time gaming, tinkering and hardware fixing.

The...
Forum: News 06 June 2017, 15:31
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
Just a quick reminder that the meet is this...

Just a quick reminder that the meet is this coming Saturday.

We meet in the greasy spoon next door to the venue from 11am.
Forum: News 23 May 2017, 00:48
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
South West Amiga Group Meeting No.4 - Sat 10th June '17

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The South West Amiga Group (SWAG) originally formed in December 1997. They met once a month in Bristol to discuss their favourite computer. The group continued in various forms until 2005...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 06 March 2017, 09:21
Replies: 1
Views: 1,225
Posted By roberthazelby
Apologies for digging this thread back up. ...

Apologies for digging this thread back up.

I've just added this book to the collection, and am keen to get hold of the disk. Does anyone have it?

Please have a dig around your collections.
...
Forum: News 30 January 2017, 00:00
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
I thought you may be interested in reading about...

I thought you may be interested in reading about what we got up to at the recent SWAG meet.

Many thanks to Stuart Williams for posting this on his blog:
...
Forum: support.Games 23 January 2017, 23:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,862
Posted By roberthazelby
Wow. That's brilliant. Thanks to you I've finally...

Wow. That's brilliant. Thanks to you I've finally got Simon's CD32 up and running on my 030/50 1200.

The intro was a tiny bit slow, and the speech very occasionally glitchy, but everything ingame ...
Forum: News 22 January 2017, 11:18
Replies: 3
Views: 2,010
Posted By roberthazelby
The latest (and the first one I've read) issue...

The latest (and the first one I've read) issue arrived the other day, and what can I say? Impressed is an understatement.

I've almost finished reading it from cover to cover and have enjoyed every...
Forum: News 19 January 2017, 10:20
Replies: 3
Views: 2,010
Posted By roberthazelby
I've not read an issue before, but have decided...

I've not read an issue before, but have decided to order a copy following glowing recommendations from my fellow SWAG members.

I'm looking forward to reading Trevor's article.
Forum: News 11 January 2017, 09:36
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
There's a possibility that Starquake Amiga...

There's a possibility that Starquake Amiga version may be seeing its release at the meet!
Forum: News 29 December 2016, 16:08
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
Initial post updated to include MAS Player and...

Initial post updated to include MAS Player and Enemy 2 demos at the January meet.
Forum: News 18 December 2016, 16:43
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
South West Amiga Group Meeting No.3 - Sat 14th Jan 17

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The South West Amiga Group (SWAG) originally formed in December 1997. They met once a month in Bristol to discuss their favourite computer. The group continued in various forms until 2005...
Forum: News 29 November 2016, 19:47
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
Apologies for the delay. I've finally found time...

Apologies for the delay. I've finally found time to knock up a review for SWAG meeting number 2...

SWAG Meet No. 2
Saturday 17th September 2016

Venue: The Makerspace, Swindon

Attendance: 11...
Forum: News 10 September 2016, 15:07
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
SWAG Meeting Number 2 - Update Line-up of...

SWAG Meeting Number 2 - Update


Line-up of Kit

So far we are expecting…



An Amiga 500 with Gotek drive
Forum: News 01 September 2016, 08:40
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
Looking forward to seeing you, Andrew. Are...

Looking forward to seeing you, Andrew.

Are you planning to bring any kit along?
Forum: News 27 August 2016, 18:35
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
South West Amiga Group (SWAG) – Meeting #2 - 17th Sept

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The South West Amiga Group (SWAG) originally formed in December 1997. They met once a month in Bristol to discuss their favourite computer. The group continued in various forms until 2005...
Forum: News 10 May 2016, 23:15
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
SWAG Meeting #1 – Saturday 7th May 2016 ...

SWAG Meeting #1 – Saturday 7th May 2016

Venue: The Makerspace, Swindon
Attendees: Approx. 12

The seeds of the first SWAG meeting were sewn back in January of this year when Amiga user Brian...
Forum: News 02 May 2016, 15:57
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
Final Call for First South West Amiga Group...

Final Call for First South West Amiga Group Meeting

With the date of the first South West Amiga Group (SWAG) meeting fast approaching we thought we’d send out one final reminder before this...
Forum: News 19 April 2016, 10:13
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
SWAG Meeting Update. As April marches ever...

SWAG Meeting Update.

As April marches ever onwards, we're getting closer to our first meeting, which takes place on Saturday 7th May.

We've added two further 4-player simultaneous games to our...
Forum: News 24 March 2016, 09:20
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
Would be good to see you there.

Would be good to see you there.
Forum: News 23 March 2016, 23:40
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
South West Amiga Group - Meeting No. 1!

SWAG Meeting Update!

I’d like to begin by thanking those who have already put their name down to attend the first of hopefully many SWAG meetings.

At present we have 7 people confirmed as...
Forum: News 17 March 2016, 09:17
Replies: 43
Views: 8,859
Posted By roberthazelby
South West Amiga Group Meetings

South West Amiga Group - Meeting No. 1!

http://www.track3.org.uk/~steve/SWAG/event.png

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The South West Amiga Group (SWAG) originally formed in December 1997. They met once a month in...
Forum: News 29 February 2016, 23:29
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By roberthazelby
Could someone point me in the direction of a...

Could someone point me in the direction of a contact for the Lincs Amiga Group, please?

I've tried sending an email using the address on the Lincs web site and that bounces with "no such user...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 February 2016, 13:30
Replies: 21
Views: 2,543
Posted By roberthazelby
I received a PM from zerohour1974 a few days...

I received a PM from zerohour1974 a few days back. He seems keen to get issue 4 of his Amigaville fanzine out the door before commencing work on SWAG.

Thanks for the offer of free web space. That...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 January 2016, 14:28
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By roberthazelby
Roberta Smith PD Library Disks - Need Help Archiving

Afternoon all,

I've just read the following over on the Centre for Computing History Facebook page:



More info here:

https://www.facebook.com/computinghistory/?fref=nf
Forum: News 30 January 2016, 15:18
Replies: 22
Views: 2,723
Posted By roberthazelby
I reckon you should stick to the Amiga rather...

I reckon you should stick to the Amiga rather than covering general retro systems. That's only my view, though.

Perhaps in this latest issue you could review the new Google Drive software that's...
Forum: request.Other 18 January 2016, 23:31
Replies: 32
Views: 3,555
Posted By roberthazelby
I'll pop up into the loft either this or next...

I'll pop up into the loft either this or next weekend and get them down. I'm not sure I fancy their changes of working, but if they do I have a go at ADFing them for you.

I say "have a go", as I'm...
Forum: News 18 January 2016, 23:15
Replies: 22
Views: 2,723
Posted By roberthazelby
Sounds reasonable to me. I've got the other...

Sounds reasonable to me. I've got the other issues downloaded. I've just not had time to do more than quickly flick through them at the moment.

It was only today that I was thinking that I may get...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2016, 17:46
Replies: 21
Views: 2,543
Posted By roberthazelby
Andy, you've probably seen that I've had...

Andy, you've probably seen that I've had responses back from a few former SWAG members.

I was very interested to read about how Colin is now really into emulating the Amiga on the Raspberry Pi...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2016, 21:38
Replies: 21
Views: 2,543
Posted By roberthazelby
Andy! Of course I remember you! What a blast from...

Andy! Of course I remember you! What a blast from the past.

You were kind enough to give me the login details to the SWAG web site around 10 years ago. I resolved a few dead links and started to...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2016, 20:00
Replies: 21
Views: 2,543
Posted By roberthazelby
OK. A bit of an update. I've taken it upon myself...

OK. A bit of an update. I've taken it upon myself to give this idea a bit of a plug, and have promoted the idea in the following places:

My Amiga Gamer Blog...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 January 2016, 22:03
Replies: 21
Views: 2,543
Posted By roberthazelby
Could be worth giving it another go. A few other...

Could be worth giving it another go. A few other parts of the country seem to be able to get enough people for semi regular Amiga meets.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 January 2016, 21:36
Replies: 21
Views: 2,543
Posted By roberthazelby
I did try a few years ago (you should be able to...

I did try a few years ago (you should be able to find the thread on here. If not I can try and dig it out) but there wasn't any interest.

I've just had a look and the SWAG web site is no more....
Forum: Amiga scene 11 January 2016, 09:32
Replies: 21
Views: 2,543
Posted By roberthazelby
I was a member of the now defunct South West...

I was a member of the now defunct South West Amiga Group (SWAG).

I'd be interested in assisting if there was interest from others.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2015, 09:36
Replies: 49
Views: 9,772
Posted By roberthazelby
Thanks for the heads up. I'll get myself...

Thanks for the heads up. I'll get myself subscribed.

Good luck!
Forum: News 24 December 2014, 14:21
Replies: 218
Views: 27,790
Posted By roberthazelby
The Amiga Book

(I realise this has been briefly mentioned in the "What Amiga Coverage do You Want to see in Retro Gamer" thread, but felt this could do with a standalone post as people may miss it)

...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2014, 00:11
Replies: 151
Views: 25,463
Posted By roberthazelby
Already done. I was waiting for the "go, go, go!"...

Already done. I was waiting for the "go, go, go!" :)
Forum: Amiga scene 30 July 2014, 00:08
Replies: 151
Views: 25,463
Posted By roberthazelby
Many, many thanks for the time and effort...

Many, many thanks for the time and effort everyone put in to making this possible.

I spent hours on the Spectrum version and can't wait to get this fired-up on the Amiga this coming weekend.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 March 2014, 14:16
Replies: 432
Views: 72,619
Posted By roberthazelby
I've finally taken the plunge and installed this...

I've finally taken the plunge and installed this on my A1200. It works fine if I run it from Workbench 3.9, but if I run Xbench.exe from CLI (booting with no startup sequence), I get the countdown...
Forum: News 15 March 2014, 14:44
Replies: 107
Views: 16,234
Posted By roberthazelby
Apologies for the late reply to this as I've only...

Apologies for the late reply to this as I've only just had a chance to listen to your creation.

It's absolutely brilliant. It pays homage to the original, but at the same time is like its...
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