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Forum: Amiga scene 03 September 2019, 11:52
Replies: 190
Views: 16,278
Posted By Marle
*mic drop*

*mic drop*
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 03 September 2019, 11:51
Replies: 34
Views: 1,397
Posted By Marle
In Photoshop, under the Image menu change the...

In Photoshop, under the Image menu change the Mode from RGB to Indexed Colour, that will stop alpha transparency in its tracks too. But you will loose layers functionality.

I really do love the...
Forum: News 30 August 2019, 14:58
Replies: 158
Views: 11,194
Posted By Marle
Palette choices are a very subjective thing, but...

Palette choices are a very subjective thing, but for me it's a very appealing look of lifted shadows leading to those pastel tones, which leads to more subtle anti-aliasing and blending of colours...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 August 2019, 12:53
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Marle
Thanks Steve! I'd be interested what that SysInfo...

Thanks Steve! I'd be interested what that SysInfo score ends up being, whether like on an A1200 you get double the speed.

I was just confused as the thread was about an A600 ROM switcher, or is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 August 2019, 20:40
Replies: 32
Views: 1,609
Posted By Marle
Ahh yes Amiga Castlevania.... What an absolute...

Ahh yes Amiga Castlevania.... What an absolute ***tshow!

I streamed Castlevania 4 ways about 2-3 months ago. The Amiga version left a very sour taste in my mouth.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 August 2019, 16:43
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Marle
That looks awesome! The link goes to a 4MB card...

That looks awesome! The link goes to a 4MB card though?

But that also seems interesting, would this fast RAM be faster than that attached to the PCMCIA? (which is what I do with an SRAM card)
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2019, 16:41
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Marle
Amiga 600 vs Amiga 1200 Composite Output Quality

Hiya,

Just a general question, but I have noticed my Amiga 600 and Amiga 1200 have very different quality of output over composite.

Both have been recapped.

The Amiga 600 has really quite...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 August 2019, 11:06
Replies: 39
Views: 2,724
Posted By Marle
Just a note on the Amiga 600 and numeric...

Just a note on the Amiga 600 and numeric keypad/DPaint thing, as that is what I mostly do on my Amiga 600 aside from playing games!

1. As noted Commodore released a little utility to emulate the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 August 2019, 08:48
Replies: 39
Views: 2,724
Posted By Marle
Annoyingly they did have just such a machine in...

Annoyingly they did have just such a machine in development, the Amiga 1000 Plus was the development name. An Macintosh LC sized machine with an 020 and AGA in 1991. Development was dropped by the...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2019, 17:22
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Marle
Ahh yes, that's true thanks, I think I will be...

Ahh yes, that's true thanks, I think I will be passing on the Vampire though.



That's interesting, I couldn't track down where the Witcher's driver is, be handy to know if I do have to go down...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 August 2019, 17:18
Replies: 101
Views: 3,792
Posted By Marle
PC Engine. Next Question? :D Seriously...

PC Engine.

Next Question? :D

Seriously speaking though, PC Engine/TG16 followed by Mega Drive and then SNES for me.

PC Engine has amazing shooters like Blazing Lazers, Gate of Thunder/Lords...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 August 2019, 10:23
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Marle
Aww thanks, but yeah there are lots of ways to...

Aww thanks, but yeah there are lots of ways to get say a compact flash connected to an Amiga 500 via an IDE converter etc. But it's whether there are any removable options, like you get with an Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 August 2019, 17:00
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Marle
Amiga 500 - compact flash/SD removable storage

Hiya,

Apart from the ACA 500/500 Plus are there any solutions for the Amiga 500 that allow removal mass storage (i.e. compact flash or SD card) from PC formatted cards?

I have looked and I...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 June 2019, 10:24
Replies: 20
Views: 783
Posted By Marle
I know it's not on your list, but just in case...

I know it's not on your list, but just in case you see an Apollo/Viper 630 pop up, do not buy them, in my experience (albeit about 20 years ago) it was utter junk and my A600 crashed constantly with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 April 2019, 16:24
Replies: 173
Views: 19,005
Posted By Marle
Here's my top 10, not necessarily in any order of...

Here's my top 10, not necessarily in any order of preference:

B.C. Kid
Turrican 1, 2 and 3
Rainbow Islands
Aladdin
Flashback
James Pond 2 Robocod
Ruff n Tumble
Toki
Forum: support.Hardware 27 March 2019, 11:25
Replies: 95
Views: 7,570
Posted By Marle
It's not going to give you the speed of the Furia...

It's not going to give you the speed of the Furia with an 020, but my A600 rev 1.5 is absolutely rock solid with 2MB Chip and a 2MB PCMCIA SRAM card which works as fast RAM. It very rarely crashes (I...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 26 March 2019, 10:42
Replies: 46
Views: 4,036
Posted By Marle
Wow thank you for so kindly posting this hard...

Wow thank you for so kindly posting this hard work, I have been hoping to start on an idea for a game for so long, but the 8 way scrolling has defeated my intellect (of which there isn't much haha)...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 March 2019, 09:06
Replies: 2,369
Views: 352,691
Posted By Marle
D'oh! Thank you Jope! I think as I never started...

D'oh! Thank you Jope! I think as I never started with an Amiga with 1.3 back in the day but my 2.05 A600, I never figured it out as Clean Up works a bit different on 2.0 :)

Thank you!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 March 2019, 00:26
Replies: 2,369
Views: 352,691
Posted By Marle
Ok here's one that's bugged me and before I hunt...

Ok here's one that's bugged me and before I hunt down my Amiga 500 manual, why is Clean Up always ghosted out on the Special menu in Workbench 1.3?

Whatever I do, I can never clean up the icons....
Forum: Amiga scene 08 March 2019, 22:34
Replies: 200
Views: 17,405
Posted By Marle
You only have to read the differences of opinion...

You only have to read the differences of opinion here to see how that multiplies up to the 'players' in the Amiga scene having differences too... I guess for me I find it sad seeing such divisions...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2019, 14:22
Replies: 116
Views: 13,295
Posted By Marle
If true, that is very sad. At least I've now...

If true, that is very sad. At least I've now pulled the trigger on buying the ACA 500 Plus, which I've been hanging out for a 'good day to do so' for some months now.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 04 March 2019, 16:49
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Marle
My memory may not be correct but I believe the...

My memory may not be correct but I believe the 1.x Notepad Save option expects you to type a path, so if you wanted to save your document as "MyFile" to your DF0: floppy drive, you would need to type...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2019, 10:34
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Marle
I remember the Barras well, I have a good friend...

I remember the Barras well, I have a good friend who lives up in the East End and we'd go down there on a weekend. I was quite young at the time so my memories are a bit hazy but it was a very...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2019, 21:42
Replies: 187
Views: 19,514
Posted By Marle
Of course looking back to 1993 is probably not...

Of course looking back to 1993 is probably not the best way to go forwards, but Commodore's plans for AmigaOS presented at the Orlando Dev'con' in 1993 are interesting to read:
...
Forum: MarketPlace 07 February 2019, 10:13
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By Marle
Wanted: Final Calc

Heya,

I'd like to find a boxed working copy of SoftWood's Final Calc, with the manual. I think there was only one v1 release (at least that's what I had in the 90s) so 'any version' is good :)
...
Forum: support.Apps 24 January 2019, 23:41
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Marle
Thanks that is very helpful, I didn't find that...

Thanks that is very helpful, I didn't find that thread I'll try to track it down. I had no idea 5.2 was a hack, although I have noticed pretty much all the online derived copies are registered to an...
Forum: support.Apps 24 January 2019, 21:03
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Marle
Deluxe Paint 5.0 to 5.2 patch?

Hiya

Does anyone know if EA replaced the 5.0 to 5.2 patch for DPaint?

I can't find anything on Aminet or The Zone, or even Googling.

I've just received the disk based DPaint V boxed etc but...
Forum: support.Apps 16 January 2019, 11:02
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Marle
Aww thanks for the info. I won't be running...

Aww thanks for the info.

I won't be running OS 3.5 or 3.9 on my A1200, as it's pretty spritely on 3.0. I may eventually get 3.1 ROMs and the 3.1 OS I guess, I'm just holding fire on 3.1.4 at the...
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2019, 14:41
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Marle
Are their Workbench patches to improve some usability...

Hey all,

I've been really enjoying using Workbench again recently, reminded me of things I forgot about the Amiga like AppWindows and AppIcons - how very NeXT/Mac OS X :)

I was wondering if...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 10 January 2019, 21:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By Marle
Thank you to everyone that has responded sorry I...

Thank you to everyone that has responded sorry I haven't replied to you all yet, it's been a very busy start to the new year as my horrible cold came back with a vengeance straight into the new year...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 January 2019, 21:48
Replies: 6,085
Views: 1,049,671
Posted By Marle
I finally scored a boxed copy of Brilliance 2. ...

I finally scored a boxed copy of Brilliance 2.

Although I feel very skeptical how I will be convinced I will move way from my beloved Deluxe Paint....

But I do want to try it and it is meant to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 January 2019, 11:07
Replies: 893
Views: 175,653
Posted By Marle
Whilst going for a walk on the coast this...

Whilst going for a walk on the coast this Christmas I walked past a holiday park, and the logo of one of the manufacturer's of the homes somewhat stood out!

https://www.willerby.com/
...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 28 December 2018, 11:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By Marle
AGA Sprite + Dual Playfield Limits

Hi all,

I hope you're all well :) And season's greetings to all!

Just a question, in the Blitz Manual, it is stated that anyone expecting 8 64 pixel wide sprites with 256 colours is going to...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 December 2018, 20:00
Replies: 70
Views: 4,459
Posted By Marle
Fair enough :) I'd be interested what it is that...

Fair enough :) I'd be interested what it is that leads you to that opinion? I think that would be great for the discussion! We all have valid opinions :)
Forum: Amiga scene 11 December 2018, 10:37
Replies: 70
Views: 4,459
Posted By Marle
What would be wrong about having games like Act...

What would be wrong about having games like Act Raiser, Soulblazer, Illusion of Time/Gaia, Terranigma, Final Fantasy IV and XI, Phantasy Star series, Secret of Mana etc. on the Amiga?

They may not...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 December 2018, 17:04
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By Marle
Just to go back to the video (as it's so easy to...

Just to go back to the video (as it's so easy to end up debating again what caused Commodore's/the Amiga's downfall) I thought this was a superbly put together video, which actually had the substance...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 December 2018, 21:45
Replies: 224
Views: 14,274
Posted By Marle
That CDTV game seems to make the Zelda games for...

That CDTV game seems to make the Zelda games for the CDi look like majestic works of art and masterful gameplay. :)

Oh and worrying about that CD32's fate in the bin? Well don't watch this video,...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 November 2018, 11:02
Replies: 48
Views: 4,067
Posted By Marle
I had a friend (she's still there actually, still...

I had a friend (she's still there actually, still see her a couple of times a year) who used to live round the corner in the east end and had a few interesting trips to the Barras back in the day,...
Forum: MarketPlace 29 November 2018, 10:34
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Marle
Yeah I saw that, I just thought it might be a...

Yeah I saw that, I just thought it might be a little too resource hungry for my A1200+ACA1221EC, whereas 1.5 is not too bad on it for image processing (still wouldn't use it day to day though, that's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 November 2018, 12:17
Replies: 224
Views: 14,274
Posted By Marle
Looking at the CD32 in its contemporary context...

Looking at the CD32 in its contemporary context it's a bit like the Amiga 500 (yes I know that's OCS) vis a vis the CD32, and the Mega Drive (Genesis) vis a vis the Mega CD (Sega CD) at the same time...
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