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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 May 2018, 16:31
Replies: 5
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Posted By Raid27
I'd like to add "The Big Deal"...

I'd like to add "The Big Deal" (http://hol.abime.net/1019) to the list of German games that need translation :D

The menu and introduction is in English but the gameplay is in German...At least the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 May 2018, 18:24
Replies: 123
Views: 6,941
Posted By Raid27
Wing Commander on the Amiga 500 ...

Wing Commander on the Amiga 500
https://youtu.be/iR1Nc4hLKq4?t=206

...and on the CD32
https://youtu.be/TrtEnpCfdeg?t=369

The former is sometimes a slideshow.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2018, 20:10
Replies: 605
Views: 121,703
Posted By Raid27
And another one: The game "Space Battle"...

And another one: The game "Space Battle" (http://hol.abime.net/2020)
https://www.myabandonware.com/media/screenshots/s/space-battle-b3o/space-battle_1.png


...compared with the move "The Last...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2018, 20:02
Replies: 605
Views: 121,703
Posted By Raid27
I guess some developers had no shame. ...

I guess some developers had no shame.

https://celebrityauthentics.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/schwarzenegger1620thehunt_1_X.jpg
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 May 2018, 06:52
Replies: 63
Views: 3,010
Posted By Raid27
What stands out, when you mentioned memory, is...

What stands out, when you mentioned memory, is the whole XMS & EMS mess. Trying to get it to work properly made me want to punch a puppy!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2018, 22:16
Replies: 63
Views: 3,010
Posted By Raid27
As I remember it the bankruptcy of Commodore...

As I remember it the bankruptcy of Commodore didn't really register with me when it happened. I don't think I even had a Amiga Magazine (Swedish) subscription anymore so it took probably longer for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 May 2018, 12:08
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Raid27
Try Gamefaqs (https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com). ...

Try Gamefaqs (https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com).

They've been around for awhile and I know they have old Amiga games.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2018, 21:33
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By Raid27
Chicago Tribune Amiga articles archive

I was just surfin' and found old archived 1980's & 90's Amiga/Commodore-related articles (sometimes just a brief mention, but still) from the Chicago Tribune just laying around the web...
Forum: OT - Technical 28 April 2018, 16:47
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By Raid27
If you tink Fall Update 1709 was bad, just...

If you tink Fall Update 1709 was bad, just remember that MS is close to releasing the Spring update any time now.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 April 2018, 13:59
Replies: 28
Views: 2,036
Posted By Raid27
Speaking of Ocean, someone posted a Youtube...

Speaking of Ocean, someone posted a Youtube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOU381k0JBM) he shot at the former Ocean HQ in Manchester.

Check out the plaque at the 02:45 mark.:shocked
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 April 2018, 19:22
Replies: 28
Views: 2,036
Posted By Raid27
Good times :) ...

Good times :)



https://i.pinimg.com/564x/49/32/67/493267e8a862861e7d50e3345fe8ba51.jpg
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 April 2018, 16:07
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By Raid27
Many thanks to all for the replies! Very...

Many thanks to all for the replies!
Very enlightening.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2018, 11:36
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By Raid27
They deserve every bit of praise. If it had all...

They deserve every bit of praise. If it had all been text & dos & shell I would probably not have gotten into computers. (I was only 9 when I got my Amiga 500).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2018, 08:54
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By Raid27
Who is the "father" of workbench? (if there is one)

It's a something I've never really thought about and I do not recall reading about it:

Was there a main designer/visionary behind the Workbench 1.0 in the likes of Linus Torvalds?
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 20 April 2018, 21:34
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By Raid27
I did some googling and I found a reddit post...

I did some googling and I found a reddit post (https://www.reddit.com/r/amiga/comments/2oqlp9/anyone_know_what_happened_to_ralph_h_reed_creator/) describing the original game:




Also found...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 20 April 2018, 19:05
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By Raid27
That's the one. Didn't find an entry for...

That's the one. Didn't find an entry for "MechForce" in the HoL database but I found a Youtube video of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz3e2hpbo50
Much obliged!
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 20 April 2018, 17:57
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By Raid27
[Found: MegaForce] Looking for the name of a mech-type game

Back in the day I remember playing a game featuring large Mechs in a top-down, turn-based (I think), map-interface game. I can't remember the title. It was probably late 80's.

The only thing I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 April 2018, 19:09
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Raid27
Nah! Who in their right mind could have predicted...

Nah! Who in their right mind could have predicted that?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 April 2018, 09:58
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Raid27
Electronic Arts makes a few predictions in 1988

Just for the retrogaming trivia: I found this article in the Swedish Amiga magazine "Datormagazin", 11th issue 1988 featuring Mark Lewis of Electronic Arts during his employment in the UK branch of...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 November 2017, 07:30
Replies: 239
Views: 57,284
Posted By Raid27
" dont get cocky!" Wanderer 3D...

" dont get cocky!" Wanderer 3D (http://hol.abime.net/1659)

*edit*

..and by that I mean this game apparently "borrowed" inspiration from Star Wars. :D...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 November 2017, 09:31
Replies: 98
Views: 12,354
Posted By Raid27
It's been almost 30 years and I still cringe...

It's been almost 30 years and I still cringe whenever I hear the intro "music" for "Major Motion".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jspKCxn4MAY
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 November 2017, 20:56
Replies: 98
Views: 13,419
Posted By Raid27
Wing Commander with Hybris a close second.

Wing Commander with Hybris a close second.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 September 2017, 22:15
Replies: 17
Views: 4,748
Posted By Raid27
Big grin I wonder if these guys...

I wonder if these guys (https://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Psygnosis/3540353036) played Psygnosis games when they grew up?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 June 2017, 17:01
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By Raid27
I got my hands on an "adult" game for the Amiga...

I got my hands on an "adult" game for the Amiga in the early 90s. I have no recollection of the name (not Hollywood Poker which I also had :D).

The gameplay was essentially you turning your...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 June 2017, 14:59
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By Raid27
A 1988 x-rated C64 game Ad. (90% safe for work)

Just for the heck of it: I found an 1988 ad for a x-rated game made for the C64/128.

What made me laugh was the description:
"Loosen your collar, get out your JOYSTICK and get stuck in." :D:lol
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 June 2017, 14:25
Replies: 25
Views: 3,129
Posted By Raid27
If they made more strips then I might be able to...

If they made more strips then I might be able to dig them up too just for the excercise.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 June 2017, 13:26
Replies: 25
Views: 3,129
Posted By Raid27
Yeah its real all right. Found it in the...

Yeah its real all right.

Found it in the magazine "Commodore Disk User", issue 20, 1990 speaking of which.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 June 2017, 12:03
Replies: 25
Views: 3,129
Posted By Raid27
£1000 reward for anti-piracy tips (old magazine ad)

In this 1990 comic-strip anti-piracy ad the "Federation Against Software Theft", organised by the "European Leisure Software Publishing Association" is offering a £1000 pound reward "for information...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 June 2017, 18:38
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Raid27
Thx for the links. Yeah I got curious as I...

Thx for the links.
Yeah I got curious as I have no recollection of it from my own Amiga days (1988 onwards). :spin

Here is an irony speaking of the Suncom F15: I had the Tac-2 for my Amiga...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 June 2017, 13:04
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Raid27
The Suncom "Joy-sensor", did it work?

Ran into an Ad for the "Joy-sensor" by Suncom, creators of the Tac-2 among other things. (from Commodore User issue 2, 1983). The thing was compatible with the Amiga later on.

I had never even...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 May 2017, 18:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Raid27
Didn't realise he did TV-ads for Commodore too. ...

Didn't realise he did TV-ads for Commodore too.

Commodore IBC PC Compatible commercial (1987)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKalLMvHtl8

Commodore Amiga (1987)...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 May 2017, 14:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Raid27
He really had the gusto looks for it I'll give...

He really had the gusto looks for it I'll give him that!
:bowdown
https://preview.ibb.co/fmiCSa/ACROnov1987_Amigaads3.jpg (https://ibb.co/dqzmna)...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 May 2017, 10:13
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Raid27
Yeah the ad is Australian..Like I said in the...

Yeah the ad is Australian..Like I said in the topic the ad came from the "Australian Commodore Review" magazine.. :D

I dont understand the main difference between the 500 and 2000 prices neither...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 May 2017, 20:47
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Raid27
I realised while re-reading the topic that...

I realised while re-reading the topic that perhaps it came across that I found it funny and fitting that Commodore went bankrupt or something along those lines.

That was not my intention. I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 May 2017, 19:38
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Raid27
Big grin "Anyone who has just purchased a convential P.C Has my sympathy"

I pulled this Amiga 500/2000 Ad from Australian Commodore Review, October issue 1987.
Gotta love that confidence.
:D

"So why invest money in the technology of the past, when the technology of...
Forum: News 27 May 2017, 15:24
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By Raid27
I hope he is not holding his breath. ...

I hope he is not holding his breath.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Predictions_and_claims_for_the_Second_Coming_of_Christ
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 May 2017, 11:29
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Raid27
"It talks, it animates, it educates..."

"It's a home office,"
"It's a video studio,"
"It's arcade games in stereo,"
"It's the new Commodore Amiga 500 computer." :lol

Just for the trivia: I found this ad in the December 1987 issue of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 December 2016, 12:08
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By Raid27
Ken Lagace, Composer, M1 Tank Platoon

Just a bit of trivia:

Ken Lagace did the music for several Amiga games (http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?N_ref_artist=453) according to the Hall of Light database including M1 Tank Platoon,...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2015, 19:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By Raid27
Hehe, perhaps he is literary "head hunting" to...

Hehe, perhaps he is literary "head hunting" to account for Commodores closure ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 May 2015, 10:08
Replies: 122
Views: 19,261
Posted By Raid27
The first Wing Commander game...

The first Wing Commander game (http://hol.abime.net/1721/boxscan) box is heavily "retouched"....
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