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Forum: Amiga scene 03 September 2019, 00:42
Replies: 178
Views: 15,790
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Work impedes me, else I'd be stoked to.

Work impedes me, else I'd be stoked to.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 July 2019, 19:29
Replies: 796
Views: 40,933
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Had a very similar experience back in the day,...

Had a very similar experience back in the day, except my 486DX2-66 came with a Creative Labs Sound Blaster Pro (later upgraded to Sound Blaster 16). The Sound Blaster Pro wasn't up to par with the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2019, 01:32
Replies: 35
Views: 1,741
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I had a 486 with Windows 3.1 and later 3.11....

I had a 486 with Windows 3.1 and later 3.11. Didn't use Windows much those days (booted straight to DOS) since most games that I played back then were DOS games. The first Windows that I used as...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 July 2019, 01:15
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Streets of Rage II for me.

Streets of Rage II for me.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 April 2019, 14:16
Replies: 192
Views: 14,425
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Same here. I just don't say it anymore. But the...

Same here. I just don't say it anymore. But the feeling is still here. So many examples...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2019, 00:57
Replies: 173
Views: 19,005
Posted By PortuguesePilot
My personal Top 10. 1 - B.C. Kid 2 - Yo!...

My personal Top 10.

1 - B.C. Kid
2 - Yo! Joe!
3 - Toki
4 - Arabian Nights
5 - Chuck Rock
6 - Rick Dangerous
7 - Rick Dangerous 2
8 - The New Zealand Story
Forum: News 12 April 2019, 16:13
Replies: 29
Views: 2,391
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Excellent, mate! It's always nice to see some new...

Excellent, mate! It's always nice to see some new Portuguese games for our beloved Amiga. Keep 'em comin'!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2019, 14:26
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Interesting discussion. I never pondered about...

Interesting discussion. I never pondered about it, but it's actually true. Sound (and music) really do help to make or break a SHMUP. I also prefer the eerily quiet Amiga version of SWIV than the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2019, 00:41
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By PortuguesePilot
For me SWIV is better than both Mega SWIV and...

For me SWIV is better than both Mega SWIV and Super SWIV, but maybe that's just the nostalgia speaking...
Forum: Coders. Contest 13 March 2019, 17:53
Replies: 31
Views: 3,506
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Managed to get it to load. Had to copy all the...

Managed to get it to load. Had to copy all the files to my CF and run from there. Might have been some problem with the Gotek? Dunno. It does take a long time to load, though. Maybe it took even...
Forum: Coders. Contest 13 March 2019, 17:23
Replies: 31
Views: 3,506
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Done that too. It claims Workbench is attempting...

Done that too. It claims Workbench is attempting to run the game but it never does. :(
Forum: Coders. Contest 13 March 2019, 16:34
Replies: 31
Views: 3,506
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I'm having trouble. Can't load the game on any of...

I'm having trouble. Can't load the game on any of my real Amigas and not even on WinUAE with any config. What's wrong? Which version of the game can I load in order to judge it for the competition?...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2019, 14:39
Replies: 115
Views: 12,810
Posted By PortuguesePilot
You heard wrong, Devo. The colour palette of the...

You heard wrong, Devo. The colour palette of the Spectrum is almost incommensurable worse than that of the C64. The C64 was a much better designed computer as a whole and had much better graphical...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2019, 02:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Games helped me: 1) Get better at English,...

Games helped me:

1) Get better at English, Spanish and French
2) Train my dexterity and manual (fingers?) agility
3) Train my abilities to socialize and to act as a leader within a group (by...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2019, 14:14
Replies: 115
Views: 12,810
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I follow the Spectrum scene and it's amazing the...

I follow the Spectrum scene and it's amazing the amount of quality games that have been pouring out in these last months! For me - and I've said it lots of times - the Spectrum scene is the benchmark...
Forum: News 05 March 2019, 14:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Very good! Thank you! EDIT: Just tested it....

Very good! Thank you!

EDIT: Just tested it. Awesome as expected. It has a finished quality better than many full-price games of back then. Many, many thanks for giving it to us. If constructive...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 February 2019, 20:03
Replies: 40
Views: 1,123
Posted By PortuguesePilot
WTF!? Can I see a pic? EDIT: Never-mind. I...

WTF!? Can I see a pic?

EDIT: Never-mind. I Googled it. Mindblown. LOL
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 February 2019, 12:51
Replies: 35
Views: 1,996
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Battle Squadron

Battle Squadron
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 February 2019, 12:35
Replies: 40
Views: 1,123
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Good question. It was so long ago that I'm not...

Good question. It was so long ago that I'm not sure. My first gaming experience was at about 6 years old on a Namco Pac-Man arcade machine, as far as I can remember. Some time later I remember...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 February 2019, 20:08
Replies: 40
Views: 1,123
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Here's a right-handed dude. For Competition...

Here's a right-handed dude.

For Competition Pro joysticks (and alikes): I tend to use the left hand for the stick and the right index finger for the button but I change to the opposite (i.e.:...
Forum: Coders. Contest 25 February 2019, 02:37
Replies: 28
Views: 2,675
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I'd like to apologise on my own behalf. I know I...

I'd like to apologise on my own behalf. I know I have been a bit absent. Reasons are plenty, but they don't diminish that fact. Sorry.

To add to the discussion: I see no problem with late entries....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2019, 13:25
Replies: 394
Views: 58,249
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I love it! Have it since forever. Thanks for the...

I love it! Have it since forever. Thanks for the the x64 version of the joystick.dll file, BTW. I do miss two things, though: the ability to fully configure graphics (I'd like to play full-screen at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2019, 16:01
Replies: 39
Views: 2,568
Posted By PortuguesePilot
This.

This.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 16:59
Replies: 277
Views: 17,199
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Here I'm only including arcade games that I think...

Here I'm only including arcade games that I think the Amiga could have handled well and that have no port already (to my knowledge). Here goes:

Blood Bros (TAD Corp., 1990)
Hang-On (SEGA, 1985)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2019, 16:49
Replies: 52
Views: 10,521
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Amazing machine! Congrats on grabbing one....

Amazing machine! Congrats on grabbing one. They're even more expensive than Amigas.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 January 2019, 15:17
Replies: 341
Views: 18,245
Posted By PortuguesePilot
This whole attachment to money and revenue puts...

This whole attachment to money and revenue puts me off. If I knew a bit more about programming I'd do games FOR FREE. To share with my community and to perpetuate - as more as its humanly possible -...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2018, 14:18
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Price was my major problem with the game. Too...

Price was my major problem with the game. Too expensive for what it was. Much better games out there were cheaper and sometimes even free. I know the author is free to charge whatever he wants for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 December 2018, 13:02
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I have had mine for quite some time. I unlocked...

I have had mine for quite some time. I unlocked nothing. It does everything I need it to, though. I can say I'm happy with it.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 December 2018, 12:12
Replies: 341
Views: 18,245
Posted By PortuguesePilot
All of this would have been avoided if the game...

All of this would have been avoided if the game was free, wouldn't it? Even the "stolen" graphics part. Want to charge for your game? Then do a a game worth paying for. I'm not going to say anything...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 December 2018, 19:03
Replies: 70
Views: 4,459
Posted By PortuguesePilot
We all agree that the X68000 was a mammoth of a...

We all agree that the X68000 was a mammoth of a computer with amazing specs for its time and - as far as I'm concerned - the only 16bit home computer to be actually better than the Amiga before 1990...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 November 2018, 00:44
Replies: 224
Views: 14,274
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Everyone knows that Atarians (or, better said,...

Everyone knows that Atarians (or, better said, STeans) hate on the Amiga 'cos they couldn't stand the fact that their beloved machine was inferior to it. Deep down inside your friend knows it, even...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 November 2018, 05:51
Replies: 224
Views: 14,274
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I know. But the fact that the Neo-Geo has a 16bit...

I know. But the fact that the Neo-Geo has a 16bit processor and the CD32 has a 32bit processor (and went as far as calling itself "the first 32bit console ever") is, I think, the decisive factor....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 November 2018, 16:21
Replies: 224
Views: 14,274
Posted By PortuguesePilot
The CD32 is an Amiga and as an Amiga, I love it....

The CD32 is an Amiga and as an Amiga, I love it. But just 'cos I'm an amigan, with a personal history connecting me to it since 1989. If I came from the SNES, MD or even NES realm directly into the...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2018, 16:50
Replies: 31
Views: 2,902
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Looking good! Keep up the good work.

Looking good! Keep up the good work.
Forum: Coders. Contest 13 November 2018, 00:54
Replies: 29
Views: 4,968
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I haven't had the chance of playing the game as...

I haven't had the chance of playing the game as of yet. I see no problem in admitting it into the contest. The graphics seem nice and it does appear to have shading already (which does add depth)....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 November 2018, 14:38
Replies: 152
Views: 10,404
Posted By PortuguesePilot
True. We debated that elsewhere as well, can't...

True. We debated that elsewhere as well, can't remember if it was in this thread or not. But the fact that the A1200 had (more than) a slight incompatibility with the A500 (heck, even the A500+ and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 November 2018, 14:03
Replies: 152
Views: 10,404
Posted By PortuguesePilot
One thing we must concede: the HDD generalization...

One thing we must concede: the HDD generalization on the PC market was one of the main reasons it won the computer wars... That part is true. The ideal A1200 should have come with AA or Ranger...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 November 2018, 14:47
Replies: 152
Views: 10,404
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Win 3.X was no OS at all. It was just a glorified...

Win 3.X was no OS at all. It was just a glorified shell. It provided some "extensions" to DOS but run natively over DOS. Its merits were grossly based on the fact that it provided the PCs with an...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2018, 16:36
Replies: 152
Views: 10,404
Posted By PortuguesePilot
^ - This is accurate. And in 1992, 386SX were the...

^ - This is accurate. And in 1992, 386SX were the mid-tier PC (meaning: the majority of household PCs). 486SX PCs were VERY rare and usually used for hight-end computing (meaning: work). Their prices...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 October 2018, 14:54
Replies: 152
Views: 10,404
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Doom was really a revolution, either we liked it...

Doom was really a revolution, either we liked it or not. I remember looking at the pictures of it when it came out (most of my PC mates of the time had 386 machines, most without sound cards. A few...
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