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Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 September 2019, 23:38
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Posted By crazyc
I think that the mapped rom is accessed faster in...

I think that the mapped rom is accessed faster in use than the hardware one. Also you can then map various roms without changing the actual chips.
I have various upgraded components and libraries...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 September 2019, 23:34
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Posted By crazyc
Once you have been at this a bit longer you might...

Once you have been at this a bit longer you might end up cooking your own rom. [emoji16]

Cant remember much about the rtb files, although I think I did know once...I think they are kind of links...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 September 2019, 14:09
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Posted By crazyc
I think there are a few alternatives actually,...

I think there are a few alternatives actually, are you using classic workbench? I think there was at least one other with it.
Aglaunch
X-bench
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 September 2019, 14:08
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
Also I dont rescan my libraries very often so...

Also I dont rescan my libraries very often so it's not such an issue for me, and I am using an 060 and scsi not ide so it scans faster
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 September 2019, 14:06
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
You will find that there are multiple versions of...

You will find that there are multiple versions of the same game in your archives. One might be aga only, one might be the cd32 version, one might be the ecs/ocs version.
When it finds them it...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 September 2019, 13:28
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Posted By crazyc
With whdload I haven't had any issues due to my...

With whdload I haven't had any issues due to my 060 that I am aware of.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 September 2019, 13:01
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
Just to throw a contrary view, I quite like...

Just to throw a contrary view, I quite like igame. [emoji16]
Ok I am running it on an 060. I tick the favourites option for the games I like so they all come up on one menu and I dont see the mtiie...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 September 2019, 10:29
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
Have you tried writing the adf to an actual...

Have you tried writing the adf to an actual floppy and playing that?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 10 September 2019, 22:23
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Posted By crazyc
How did you use the adf? Did you mount it or...

How did you use the adf? Did you mount it or write it to floppy?

Haven't used adfs much as I do almost everything via whdload. What is wrong with the whdload version of that game?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 September 2019, 02:09
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
Was in france for a week, but home now. ...

Was in france for a week, but home now.
Assuming you dont use the rf modulater to connect to a tv, you can remove it and leave yourself space for something else depending on what mods you do. I dont...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 31 August 2019, 12:57
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Posted By crazyc
Depends on what you are going to do with it....

Depends on what you are going to do with it. Things i have had done to some of mine include removing the rf module, running an extra power connector for fans off the psu socket, and reinforcing the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 31 August 2019, 00:26
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Posted By crazyc
Congrats mate! Great progress !

Congrats mate! Great progress !
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 August 2019, 22:16
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Posted By crazyc
Personally I would not bother with the preloaded...

Personally I would not bother with the preloaded ones from ebay, although I say that with hindsight as that is how many of us started off.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 August 2019, 22:15
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Posted By crazyc
Yes I have restored images before onto cf cards...

Yes I have restored images before onto cf cards as I have stuffed them up in the past and had to.... [emoji23]
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 August 2019, 09:30
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
Being patient is one of the hardest bits of this...

Being patient is one of the hardest bits of this hobby.

I use transcend 8gb Cf cards as standard. Be careful of dodgy cards as not all cf cards are equal, I bought a couple off ebay once that...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 August 2019, 23:35
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Posted By crazyc
It's all good learning mate. I would suggest...

It's all good learning mate. I would suggest having a number of cf cards around that work on ide, and keeping various backup images as I said.
I also recommend keeping notes of what worked and what...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 August 2019, 20:18
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Posted By crazyc
I know it seems to feel like three steps forward...

I know it seems to feel like three steps forward two steps back, but keep persevering, it's part of the amiga experience. [emoji16]
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 August 2019, 20:01
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
Yeah I seem to remember that the newer aca cards...

Yeah I seem to remember that the newer aca cards may have become more tolerant of the timing issues.

If you want to keep the board etc for a while then recapping will be something you need to...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 August 2019, 09:36
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
Hi mate, remind me as I am out of the country and...

Hi mate, remind me as I am out of the country and only on tapatalk, did you have the timing fixes done on your a1200?
Aca cards tend to need them whereas blizzards dont generally.
That may or may...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 August 2019, 22:26
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Posted By crazyc
Yes that's the lip I was talking about, and if I...

Yes that's the lip I was talking about, and if I remember correctly the connector has a slit so it should only go on one way.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 August 2019, 22:48
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
There is a lip that goes vertically down over the...

There is a lip that goes vertically down over the connector and looks like it should just be ok, but I have had this issue personally and seen quite a few others with it. Eventually if you add enough...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 August 2019, 22:17
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
Have you still got the metal top shield on? Make...

Have you still got the metal top shield on? Make sure it's not touching the bit were the card plugs in.

Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 17 August 2019, 15:17
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
When it takes an image it takes everything...

When it takes an image it takes everything including blank spaces. When it writes the images back it writes back the blank space as well as the data. Over the longer term it all eats into the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 August 2019, 19:36
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
Now you have your CF card setup, and you may end...

Now you have your CF card setup, and you may end up tinkering etc, you might want to think about imaging the card so you have a working good backup in case there are issues. I would usually have a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 10 August 2019, 17:04
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
Just remember I have no experience of the device...

Just remember I have no experience of the device or the upgrade, just thought I would mention it.

Currently both my a1200s are in bits as I am towering one of them. Am gradually rebuilding the one...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 10 August 2019, 13:37
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
I ended up doing most file transfers via ethernet...

I ended up doing most file transfers via ethernet via the pcmcia in the end.

If you are going to use one of those gb8220 devices, I am sure I saw an add on that apparently improves them, although...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 10 August 2019, 12:19
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
You cant use the pcmcia slot to boot from. You...

You cant use the pcmcia slot to boot from. You will still need the ide cf adapter.
The pcmcia is option is only useful for file transfer between pc and amiga.

Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 23 July 2019, 22:15
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
Put a wanted thread on amibay and keep an eye on...

Put a wanted thread on amibay and keep an eye on the for sale threads. Something will come up. The vampires are cool but not to my taste as I want a little more original hardware.
But there is no...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 July 2019, 13:54
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
Just popped out to the mancave and ran Breathless...

Just popped out to the mancave and ran Breathless on my lower spec a1200. It runs fine on the lowest settings, and even if you increase them a little. Obviously as you up the resolution it slows...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 July 2019, 13:03
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
I think you need to decide where you are going to...

I think you need to decide where you are going to go with this. It can be an addictive hobby and its often better to bite the bullet up front.

I only wanted to partly relive my youth which only...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 July 2019, 18:24
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
Having just looked up.some reviews on lemon amiga...

Having just looked up.some reviews on lemon amiga it seems people are able to get good results with just extra ram and perhaps a lightly accelerated 020, on alien breed and breathless

Perhaps I...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 July 2019, 17:47
Replies: 157
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Posted By crazyc
Sorry mate I have only dabbled with quake and...

Sorry mate I have only dabbled with quake and doom not the others so couldn't really comment. I thought you needed an 040 or 060 accelerator to make quake etc even fairly playable.
Others will be...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 22:05
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
Even with a decent 030 accelerator you are going...

Even with a decent 030 accelerator you are going to struggle with the fps games I think. If those are the focus you are going to need to spend a lot.
To my mind the best a1200 setup (for the money)...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 14:34
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
Ok, I would do the cf install from the back using...

Ok, I would do the cf install from the back using the back plate from amigakit. You can then use winuae to set up the cf card and dont need the pcmcia to transfer files. Sometimes it's easier though...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 July 2019, 00:05
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
Generally Pcmcia is used for A) networking B)...

Generally Pcmcia is used for
A) networking
B) cf cards but not as boot drives, rather for transferring files from pc to amiga etc
C) some ram expansions that are slower and not great.

As a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 16:35
Replies: 157
Views: 19,940
Posted By crazyc
Whdload solves a lot of compatability problems...

Whdload solves a lot of compatability problems and so for me the best gaming setup is an a1200 with low\mid level accelerator or I think I saw an interesting expansion by kipper2k recently. That way...
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