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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 09:40
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Hewitson
I personally believe Stardust has the far...

I personally believe Stardust has the far superior music. Super Stardust is the better game. The original was just too difficult to be enjoyable in my opinion.

My biggest complaint about either of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 07:42
Replies: 60
Views: 1,173
Posted By Hewitson
For those of us lucky enough to have a GUS, they...

For those of us lucky enough to have a GUS, they were so different. Only lamers used Sound Blasters!
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion Yesterday, 09:53
Replies: 44
Views: 9,056
Posted By Hewitson
You're kidding yourself. That's completely...

You're kidding yourself. That's completely unplayable.
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 09:50
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By Hewitson
:laughing

:laughing
Forum: support.Other Yesterday, 09:48
Replies: 59
Views: 4,597
Posted By Hewitson
With 1.3 that might be true, as it really didn't...

With 1.3 that might be true, as it really didn't offer much anyway. It's a much different story with the newer operating systems.
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 08:37
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By Hewitson
Lol, excellent? Magic64 is buggy, inaccurate and...

Lol, excellent? Magic64 is buggy, inaccurate and very much outdated. Use VICE on a PC.

I just don't get why people are obsessed with running emulators and Quake/Doom/etc on Amigas. All these...
Forum: Coders. Contest Yesterday, 08:06
Replies: 620
Views: 34,978
Posted By Hewitson
:laughing

:laughing
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 05:44
Replies: 12
Views: 254
Posted By Hewitson
Agreed. I wouldn't even dream of using hot air...

Agreed. I wouldn't even dream of using hot air for such a basic repair. And with all due respect hot air can be dangerous for the inexperienced, I think an iron is the safer way to do it.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2019, 08:21
Replies: 665
Views: 46,947
Posted By Hewitson
I'm sorry, but that's just not correct. 3.9 is...

I'm sorry, but that's just not correct. 3.9 is nothing but a slow, bloated piece of crap which adds very few useful things to 3.1.

- TCP/IP stack included is nice, but that can be installed in a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2019, 08:00
Replies: 2,023
Views: 295,035
Posted By Hewitson
There's several things they could have meant by...

There's several things they could have meant by saying Commodore fucked it up. I always wondered what they were referring to.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 January 2019, 10:46
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By Hewitson
Compact Disc vs Vinyl: ...

Compact Disc vs Vinyl:

https://robertianhawdon.me.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/cd-vs-vinyl.png

CD and quality don't even belong in the same sentence. Look at the waveform, it's almost...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 14 January 2019, 07:58
Replies: 1,030
Views: 97,693
Posted By Hewitson
Still willing to help with the Mac port if needed.

Still willing to help with the Mac port if needed.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 07:36
Replies: 665
Views: 46,947
Posted By Hewitson
There's a number of reasons I am not willing to...

There's a number of reasons I am not willing to support 3.1.4 (unless it pops up on Bittorrent).

- Needing to purchase a version for each different machine (eg A2000 and A1200).

- STILL closed...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 January 2019, 07:32
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By Hewitson
A well looked after record collection won't...

A well looked after record collection won't suffer from many pops and crackles. Also doesn't suffer from the horrible compression that is used in all CD mastering.

It's a shame that most people...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2019, 07:26
Replies: 132
Views: 4,497
Posted By Hewitson
In fact I actually quite like the POKEY and I...

In fact I actually quite like the POKEY and I think that it's out-of-tune notes are a cool quirk rather than a disadvantage.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2019, 07:19
Replies: 132
Views: 4,497
Posted By Hewitson
Not very impressive I'm afraid. The AY is capable...

Not very impressive I'm afraid. The AY is capable of far better (in fact I've even heard the 2600 TIA produce better bass than this).

Keep in mind I'm listening on a fairly high end Yamaha hi-fi...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 06:29
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Hewitson
The clicking drove me insane. What a poor design.

The clicking drove me insane. What a poor design.
Forum: News 14 January 2019, 06:03
Replies: 17
Views: 3,740
Posted By Hewitson
Yawn.

Yawn.
Forum: support.Games 14 January 2019, 04:49
Replies: 21
Views: 654
Posted By Hewitson
There's no way known this game is only compatible...

There's no way known this game is only compatible with multi-drive systems.

Edit: Well, after looking at the box, I guess you're right. I've never heard of this before.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2019, 12:55
Replies: 55
Views: 2,511
Posted By Hewitson
In my opinion the graphics on Final Fight are...

In my opinion the graphics on Final Fight are great. It's the actual gameplay which let it down.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 13 January 2019, 12:53
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Hewitson
UK Hardcore Appreciation Thread

I'm going to drop this one to start with...

Aluna - All Of My Life (Breeze & Styles Remix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6aK2oPrmCk

Post your favourite tunes!
Forum: Coders. Contest 13 January 2019, 11:41
Replies: 620
Views: 34,978
Posted By Hewitson
Yeah, I agree that this game is far above having...

Yeah, I agree that this game is far above having any connection to do with him. Having said that, I did laugh when I saw the message.
Forum: support.Apps 13 January 2019, 03:34
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By Hewitson
C: is where commands are kept. You'd generally...

C: is where commands are kept. You'd generally put things like lha, lzx, whdload, etc in there.

SYS: is just an assign to your System partition, usually DH0:
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2019, 03:16
Replies: 132
Views: 4,497
Posted By Hewitson
I'd generally agree, but this cover of Delta...

I'd generally agree, but this cover of Delta blows the original away in my opinion.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcKEtPPSzvo
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 January 2019, 03:12
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By Hewitson
Seriously? Records have FAR superior high...

Seriously? Records have FAR superior high frequency response to that of CD's. Obviously, you've heard very few, if any!

A CD is limited at 22.05khz (half the samplerate of 44.1khz). A record...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 January 2019, 02:09
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By Hewitson
Try listening to a brand new record on a Technics...

Try listening to a brand new record on a Technics SL-1200mkII with a good quality preamp and hi-fi system. The sound quality will blow you away.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2019, 16:23
Replies: 52
Views: 9,302
Posted By Hewitson
Very nice machine! An LCD doesn't do it justice...

Very nice machine! An LCD doesn't do it justice though!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2019, 16:19
Replies: 52
Views: 3,682
Posted By Hewitson
The Shitmap Brothers were pathetic programmers....

The Shitmap Brothers were pathetic programmers. Yes they did produce some good games, but the performance was always appalling. Gods is a very simple game, absolutely no excuse for that not running...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2019, 16:16
Replies: 37
Views: 980
Posted By Hewitson
I've gotta admit I haven't completed many. They...

I've gotta admit I haven't completed many. They were either too difficult or too boring to want to finish. I have completed quite a few of the Sierra/Lucasarts games but I won't be including them...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 January 2019, 14:40
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By Hewitson
Rubbish. Well if that's the case,...

Rubbish.




Well if that's the case, then the tracker is bugged.



Only slightly.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 January 2019, 08:01
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By Hewitson
Yuck... There's only one player worth using and...

Yuck... There's only one player worth using and that's UADE.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2019, 02:59
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By Hewitson
I stand corrected. For some reason I recalled PC...

I stand corrected. For some reason I recalled PC Card and CardBus being the same thing. Sorry for any confusion I may have caused.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2019, 02:49
Replies: 132
Views: 4,497
Posted By Hewitson
Incredible! Can't stop listening to the cover of...

Incredible! Can't stop listening to the cover of Hung Up, love that song.

What's the first song? Sounds very familiar but can't quite put my finger on it.



The YM2612 doesn't. The PSG can...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2019, 15:20
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By Hewitson
It's a PC Card. Not Amiga compatible.

It's a PC Card. Not Amiga compatible.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2019, 13:57
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By Hewitson
I bet it's a PC Card rather than a PCMCIA card....

I bet it's a PC Card rather than a PCMCIA card. Post a picture of it please.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2019, 13:52
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By Hewitson
Whilst I agree with this, it has to be said that...

Whilst I agree with this, it has to be said that many of these exotic formats offer better/more interesting capabilities than the standard Protracker mod.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2019, 13:31
Replies: 132
Views: 4,497
Posted By Hewitson
I realise that the YM2612 in the Megadrive is not...

I realise that the YM2612 in the Megadrive is not capable of DMA transfers. I do not know how much CPU time playing back a high quality sample would use, but see Mega Turrican for an example of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2019, 10:39
Replies: 132
Views: 4,497
Posted By Hewitson
Actually, the Megadrive is capable of playing...

Actually, the Megadrive is capable of playing back very high quality samples.
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 January 2019, 10:31
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By Hewitson
I've never seen that. Can you give an example?

I've never seen that. Can you give an example?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2019, 10:19
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By Hewitson
Well thats a shame as you're missing out on the...

Well thats a shame as you're missing out on the best music the Amiga has to offer.

In my opinion the best music is in formats like TFMX, Future Composer, SIDmon, etc. Not Protracker MOD.
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