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Forum: Coders. Contest 13 March 2019, 18:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,896
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, 18:23
Replies: 28
Views: 1,896
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, 17:34
Replies: 28
Views: 1,896
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, 15:39
Replies: 111
Views: 10,958
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, 03:43
Replies: 18
Views: 509
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, 15:14
Replies: 111
Views: 10,958
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, 15:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
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, 21:03
Replies: 40
Views: 948
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, 13:51
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Battle Squadron

Battle Squadron
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 February 2019, 13:35
Replies: 40
Views: 948
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, 21:08
Replies: 40
Views: 948
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, 03:37
Replies: 29
Views: 1,429
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, 14:25
Replies: 394
Views: 56,679
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, 17:01
Replies: 39
Views: 1,743
Posted By PortuguesePilot
This.

This.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 February 2019, 17:59
Replies: 159
Views: 7,829
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, 17:49
Replies: 52
Views: 9,776
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, 16:17
Replies: 341
Views: 15,631
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, 15:18
Replies: 3
Views: 624
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, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 426
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, 13:12
Replies: 341
Views: 15,631
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, 20:03
Replies: 71
Views: 4,064
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, 01:44
Replies: 243
Views: 12,788
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, 06:51
Replies: 243
Views: 12,788
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, 17:21
Replies: 243
Views: 12,788
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, 17:50
Replies: 31
Views: 2,649
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Looking good! Keep up the good work.

Looking good! Keep up the good work.
Forum: Coders. Contest 13 November 2018, 01:54
Replies: 28
Views: 2,662
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, 15:38
Replies: 155
Views: 9,728
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, 15:03
Replies: 155
Views: 9,728
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, 15:47
Replies: 155
Views: 9,728
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, 17:36
Replies: 155
Views: 9,728
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, 15:54
Replies: 155
Views: 9,728
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...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2018, 19:06
Replies: 155
Views: 9,728
Posted By PortuguesePilot
People don't name chips per se (at least, not...

People don't name chips per se (at least, not people names) but they still name architectures, especially up the GPU alley.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2018, 20:05
Replies: 155
Views: 9,728
Posted By PortuguesePilot
The simple answer is Yes. Yes, AGA captures the...

The simple answer is Yes. Yes, AGA captures the spirit of the Amiga (whatever that means). It is an improvement over the OCS/ECS without loosing touch with that standard. But (and this is a big but)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 15:25
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By PortuguesePilot
100€ for something we can all get for next to...

100€ for something we can all get for next to nothing? I'll keep my original Playstations, thank you.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2018, 17:54
Replies: 48
Views: 2,166
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Impossible choice. Both.

Impossible choice. Both.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 17:38
Replies: 67
Views: 3,856
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Opinions. The WiiU is nowhere near the...

Opinions. The WiiU is nowhere near the significance and importance that the PSX acquired over time. Sure, it sold by the bucketload, much more than the Amiga did, and they are robust and durable...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 August 2018, 14:51
Replies: 67
Views: 3,856
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Inflation. Prices will drop in the future,...

Inflation. Prices will drop in the future, inevitably. Just don't ask how long will it take, though... that's really up to the market. And before the prices drop, as systems begin to fail and die due...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 July 2018, 18:56
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By PortuguesePilot
IK+ Though I did have fun with IK on CGA PC...

IK+

Though I did have fun with IK on CGA PC before I ever played IK+ on the Amiga, but once I did, the Amiga game completely overtook its PC ancestor.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 July 2018, 13:27
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Intrigued by this thread and starting to doubt my...

Intrigued by this thread and starting to doubt my memories, I just went back and MAMEd a bit of the arcade version. I must be really blinded by nostalgia, 'cos I liked the game again. I actually...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2018, 10:40
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Geez. Feel kinda funny now. I actually LIKE the...

Geez. Feel kinda funny now. I actually LIKE the arcade version. Hectic and chaotic, yes, but I'd reckon that underground street fighting would be, though.

The MD version is actually good (except...
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