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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 December 2003, 23:44
Replies: 73
Views: 6,624
Posted By Wally
Impossible Mission on the c64. "Another...

Impossible Mission on the c64.

"Another visitor. Stay awhile, stay forever."
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 29 October 2003, 10:45
Replies: 17
Views: 2,034
Posted By Wally
Nope, its all self inflicted.

Nope, its all self inflicted.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 28 October 2003, 10:36
Replies: 17
Views: 2,034
Posted By Wally
I'm terribly sorry for the error, and will have...

I'm terribly sorry for the error, and will have myself whipped with the cat of nine tails until I bleed and pass out.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 27 October 2003, 12:52
Replies: 17
Views: 2,034
Posted By Wally
No mate, this game wasn't at all cute. Thanks.

No mate, this game wasn't at all cute. Thanks.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 27 October 2003, 12:09
Replies: 17
Views: 2,034
Posted By Wally
Name this game ?

A good platform game, sideways and upwards scrolling but the thing I remember most was the rising water level. If you didn't climb fast enough you'd drown. I think it was made by Pygnosis or...
Forum: support.Games 26 October 2003, 11:32
Replies: 1
Views: 895
Posted By Wally
Anyone played Rorke's Drift ?

Is it mean't to be the slowest game ever on the Amiga ? Its a bloody nightmare to play.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 September 2003, 12:50
Replies: 34
Views: 2,283
Posted By Wally
I paid a few bucks for an external drive a while...

I paid a few bucks for an external drive a while ago. But the overall bulk of my c64/Amiga gear including 2 A1000s, 6 A500s, 2 A2000s, 6 c64s, 8 monitors, an A1200 , a A600 and a shit load of other...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 July 2003, 13:37
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Wally
If the Amiga had never happened I'd probably have...

If the Amiga had never happened I'd probably have gone back to Atari. My father brought back an Atari VCS from Hong Kong in 1981 so I'd feel that an Atari ST would be a wise choice. At what point...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 July 2003, 13:31
Replies: 61
Views: 5,693
Posted By Wally
Can't comment on loading times, but I always...

Can't comment on loading times, but I always hated the sound of an Amiga floppy drive. All that grinding noise even on a brand new just out of the box Amiga 500.

Anyone who never had a commodore...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 June 2003, 13:54
Replies: 60
Views: 5,143
Posted By Wally
Anyone heard the track that uses samples from a...

Anyone heard the track that uses samples from a great c64 platform game "Impossible Mission".

"Another visitor. Stay awhile, stay forever"

and

"destroy him my robots"

Top Stuff.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 June 2003, 15:26
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By Wally
Amiga 2000 keyboard needed.

I came across an A2000 today that looked like it had spent the last 13 years at the bottom of a swamp. I took the lid off and gave it a bit of a dust down and guess what ? It worked, well kind of....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 June 2003, 14:42
Replies: 31
Views: 2,726
Posted By Wally
- Worst year would have to be 1452, no prizes for...

- Worst year would have to be 1452, no prizes for guessing why.

- The second worst year would be this one as my Celleron 433 with 192 meg ram and Creative Banshee card can't run a god dam f'ing...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2003, 08:02
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By Wally
It just smelled like one of the components was...

It just smelled like one of the components was burning out from a short. I'm quite certain that it worked when it was smoking last.
Anyway, I'll give it a better seeing to when I set it up next. My...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2003, 02:33
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By Wally
Smoking Amiga 1200

Got one of these little gems a couple of weeks ago, the floppy drive is not working (no prob I've got spares) but it boots up on the hard drive fine. I played some of the pd/share ware games and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 April 2003, 14:21
Replies: 88
Views: 7,719
Posted By Wally
1. At the age of 9 playing my first coin op games...

1. At the age of 9 playing my first coin op games (Defender and Asteroids) on a ferry ship from Melbourne to Tasmania back in 81.

2. My father brought back an Atari VCS from Hong Kong with only...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 April 2003, 14:47
Replies: 35
Views: 2,389
Posted By Wally
Got a c64 for Xmass of 84 but couldn't use it...

Got a c64 for Xmass of 84 but couldn't use it because our tv didn't have UHF. Bugger, I was only 13. A few days later I stayed at a relatives house who had a UHF tv, and I was totally blown away.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 April 2003, 16:08
Replies: 41
Views: 5,549
Posted By Wally
Does anyone know of a fairly recent tune that...

Does anyone know of a fairly recent tune that samples the voice from that c64 classic Impossible Mission, "Another visitor, stay awhile, stay forever". And "destroy him my robots". I'm sure it...
Forum: support.Games 10 April 2003, 15:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By Wally
Yep, it could very well be Legend. Now all I have...

Yep, it could very well be Legend. Now all I have to do is get my hands on a free copy, sorry buy an original. Yeah, right.
Forum: support.Games 09 April 2003, 15:14
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By Wally
So far Shadowlands looks like it could be a...

So far Shadowlands looks like it could be a winner, but can't be 100% positive. The game I remember was ahead of its time in my opinion. I may have this one in pc format, but its far from impressive....
Forum: support.Games 09 April 2003, 14:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By Wally
Name this rpg.

I used to have this rpg on my A500 way back in the early 90's. It was fairly similar to Baldurs Gate, Diablo and others of that type. I wish I could give more info but its been ten years and about...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 April 2003, 13:50
Replies: 31
Views: 3,249
Posted By Wally
I read the end credits of an old Neighbours...

I read the end credits of an old Neighbours episode a couple of months back and the shows computers were supplied by Commodore Australia.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 April 2003, 15:11
Replies: 31
Views: 3,249
Posted By Wally
I'm a Pest controller and am in the process of...

I'm a Pest controller and am in the process of being trained to do termite inspections. Was recently crawling under a house when I spied an old piece of junk mail. It turned out to be a Kmart...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 March 2003, 05:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By Wally
Yep, there was an Amiga I light traffic lights...

Yep, there was an Amiga I light traffic lights demo. Never seen the real sketch on video but the Amiga demo complete with Terry Jones samples was pretty good. Can't upload the bastard because it got...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 March 2003, 06:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By Wally
Remember the I like traffic lights Demo ?

It was based on a very silly Monty Python sketch and is one of my favourite Amiga demos. Another one was the ACEEED/XTC demo, great when you got stoned.

Do any Australians remember the Derrin...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 March 2003, 11:37
Replies: 22
Views: 2,120
Posted By Wally
Thanks for the help lads, but I still got some...

Thanks for the help lads, but I still got some probs. Why is it when I format a floppy it has less than 880K of free space. I just check a blank disk in directory master and it has a total of 855952...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2003, 11:50
Replies: 22
Views: 2,120
Posted By Wally
Thanks for the replys guys. You are right about...

Thanks for the replys guys. You are right about the bytes/kilobytes thing Akira, silly me. As for Tequilla check my post in the apps section, this utility dosn't work on my system.

The Transdisk...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2003, 07:43
Replies: 22
Views: 2,120
Posted By Wally
ADFs from pc to a500.

Finally built myself a null modem cable and have connected my old 486 to a500. I have transfered some files using Twin Express and all seems well.

Transfered an adf in lha format to the amiga ram...
Forum: support.Apps 09 March 2003, 01:45
Replies: 0
Views: 827
Posted By Wally
Has anyone actually used Tequilla ?

More a utility prob than a apps prob but here I go.

I've read some previous posts about Tequilla but they have not helped. Tequilla seems to compress an adf file on the pc and writes it onto a...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 March 2003, 08:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By Wally
External floppy drive questions

Can placing my external drive on my a500 just above the internal one cause problems ? Can the magnetic field of one drive disrupt the other seeing as they are so close together ?

Last week an old...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 February 2003, 07:52
Replies: 49
Views: 2,633
Posted By Wally
I remember buying an A500 20 meg hd back in 92/93...

I remember buying an A500 20 meg hd back in 92/93 for about $550 Australian ($300 US). Months later I was getting very pissed off because you could buy a 300 or so meg hd for a 486 for the same...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2003, 22:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By Wally
Thanks for the info lads, but I do only have a...

Thanks for the info lads, but I do only have a 8pin din. There is a label for lin rgb but no female plug (looks like there is room for one but a hole was never punched out of the case).

I may try...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2003, 12:30
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By Wally
1084 cable problem.

I've got a 1084 with a 8 pin din plug not a 6 pin, so I'm assuming that its a digital 1084. Am I right so far ?

I have yet to find a diagram of an 8pin din to 23pin 1084 cable on the net, but I've...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 February 2003, 14:25
Replies: 40
Views: 2,384
Posted By Wally
There is curb side garbage collection in my home...

There is curb side garbage collection in my home town, basically people dump old or broken stuff out the front of their homes and council trucks eventually pick it all up. This occurs twice a year...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 February 2003, 10:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Wally
Thanks for the help lads. I'm very happy to say...

Thanks for the help lads. I'm very happy to say that a couple of hours ago I found, yes found another Amiga 500 (thank christ for curb side garbage collection). I've got it playing Robo Cod 2 as I...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2003, 22:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Wally
Kickstart screen on A500

Have finally tracked down some Amiga floppies and I've been testing them over the last few days. Many work and then again many don't. WB worked I'm happy to say so did about 30 others.

The...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2003, 06:38
Replies: 3
Views: 1,092
Posted By Wally
1084s Help Needed.

My 1084s stopped working the other day. I'm pretty sure its the on/off switch there must be a faulty contact in it. That Severin bloke told me the easy way to fix it is to solder two wires across the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 10 January 2003, 11:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By Wally
Thanks again mate, I'll try that little trick...

Thanks again mate, I'll try that little trick once this net session is over.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 January 2003, 12:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By Wally
Thanks again Severin for the advice and all, but...

Thanks again Severin for the advice and all, but the dam 1084s just stopped working. I'm pretty sure its the on/off switch. Sometimes if I hold the button in real hard it seems to work until I...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 January 2003, 11:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By Wally
thanks

Thanks for the advice Severin. On removing the chip, should I use one of those wrist grounding bands (should I earth myself?) because I've been told that touching a chip can destroy it due to static?...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 January 2003, 12:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By Wally
Need help with an Amiga 2000.

This is my 1st post to this board so G'Day everyone. I'm hardly new to the Amiga but haven't sat in front of a working machine since 1994.

I came across a discarded Amiga 2000 today (model B2000...
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