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Forum: Amiga scene 14 February 2018, 18:52
Replies: 63
Views: 1,907
Posted By Decker
A1200 all the way. Initial investment is...

A1200 all the way.

Initial investment is sort of heavy, if you go the 'optimal route'. But after an A1200 + CF + extra memory (on the cheapest accelerator you can possibly find) you'll be...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2018, 01:22
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Decker
RetroGameModz: ...

RetroGameModz:
https://www.youtube.com/user/RetroGameModz/

Too bad he's not active in YT currently. But the videos he's made are really interesting. He takes his time explaining the what and the...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2017, 16:11
Replies: 58
Views: 3,607
Posted By Decker
This was awesome. :great Jojo got a good...

This was awesome. :great

Jojo got a good team for the game.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 December 2017, 19:50
Replies: 693
Views: 90,593
Posted By Decker
Roll eyes (sarcastic) Oh boy, I don't know why but I read a few pages...

Oh boy, I don't know why but I read a few pages of this scandal. Here's a similar experience of mine. See if we can learn something from each other.

A couple of years ago the IDE connector in my...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 December 2017, 11:43
Replies: 693
Views: 90,593
Posted By Decker
Different strokes... Dealing with ancient...

Different strokes... Dealing with ancient hardware, you're always liable to fry either your system or your new card. Too many combinations of oddware and human error for any manufacturer to...
Forum: News 02 October 2017, 00:38
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By Decker
Some more photos ...

Some more photos
https://www.flickr.com/gp/mkotilai/75926M

Plenty of classic systems and basically all the major Amiga-likes and FPGA's. An X5000 was available for testing. As well as a Vampire...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 September 2017, 01:13
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By Decker
Immediate knee-jerk reaction would be Nightmare....

Immediate knee-jerk reaction would be Nightmare. Insanely good music and style. Best ever.

But to play over time? Stones'n'Bones, easily. The table progression is incredible. My favorite over all...
Forum: News 25 September 2016, 14:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By Decker
What a nice event...

What a nice event (https://www.flickr.com/gp/mkotilai/4EYH33).

50107 50108

I didn't even know Vampire 500 was a thing, so seeing one (a beta board?) in action was a big surprise.
Hopefully it...
Forum: support.Apps 22 July 2016, 00:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Decker
So weird. This wireless.prefs connects me...

So weird.

This wireless.prefs connects me just fine to my completely open Android hotspot (I have it up for testing purposes). But the WEP hotspot gives an SSID mismatch error. I get online with...
Forum: support.Apps 21 July 2016, 21:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Decker
Damn, now for some reason Orinoco is not...

Damn, now for some reason Orinoco is not connecting to WEP hotspot. I got past this earlier, but can't figure why it won't work.

Fresh install of prism2v2, card PWR light comes on at launch and...
Forum: support.Apps 30 June 2016, 17:23
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Decker
Thumbs up Thank you very much both of you. The logic...

Thank you very much both of you.

The logic of prism/prism0 at the beginning of that interface line escaped me. It's where you SET the name rather than refer to anything existing.

Now ifconfig...
Forum: support.Apps 30 June 2016, 01:31
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Decker
Yeah it looks much more sensible, and unlike...

Yeah it looks much more sensible, and unlike AmiTCP, recognises prism2 automatically.. but I want to make sense of AmiTCP before jumping into Miami. Especially since this should be faster.

I'm...
Forum: support.Apps 30 June 2016, 01:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Decker
All commented out except: # Wireless ethernet...

All commented out except:
# Wireless ethernet adapter prism
#
#ether0 DEV=DEVS/Networks/prism2.device UNIT=0
prism DEV=DEVS/Networks/prism2.device UNIT=0
# IPTYPE....etc
Forum: support.Apps 30 June 2016, 00:55
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Decker
Pretty much the same with AmiTCP4 demo. ...

Pretty much the same with AmiTCP4 demo.

System:> startnet
ifconfig: ioctrl (SIOCGIFFLAGS): no such interface
add host 192.168.11.66: gateway localhost
add net default: gateway 192.168.11.1:...
Forum: support.Apps 30 June 2016, 00:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Decker
AmiTCP problem: ioctl (SIOCGIFFLAGS): no such interface

There are of lot of threads to read about this, and they helped me a long way, but the actual ifconfig still fails.

System: Amiga 1200 / 030 / 64Mb Fast / KS 3.0
Wifi: Orinoco Gold 11Mbit/s...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 May 2016, 01:13
Replies: 98
Views: 11,548
Posted By Decker
Worst game music It's all 100%...

Worst game music


It's all 100% subjective. No rights or wrongs.
And you still managed to be wrong. How about that? :great
Forum: News 22 April 2016, 18:20
Replies: 340
Views: 39,909
Posted By Decker
There's no icon included in the Aminet download...

There's no icon included in the Aminet download version. Might I trouble you fine people for one? Or if it's strictly a feature of the commercial version, I might look into making my own.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 March 2016, 14:34
Replies: 52
Views: 4,133
Posted By Decker
Any 68K based, Commodore or Escom made Amiga is a...

Any 68K based, Commodore or Escom made Amiga is a real Amiga in my book. Accessories and upgrades don't take away from the experience.

Every now and then I fire up my 500+ / GVP HD for kicks, but...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 February 2016, 20:49
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By Decker
Smile A PD gem for kids: Magic Paint Box 1.2

Thumbing through an old Amiga Format (http://amr.abime.net/amr_popup_picture.php?src=amiga_format/magscans/af085_1996_06/112.jpg&c=30696), I came across Magic Paint Box...
Forum: support.Games 21 October 2015, 13:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By Decker
Thank you, it works! The guide is sortt of...

Thank you, it works!

The guide is sortt of messed up. SD=x expects a slowdown factor, but Pad=Nojoy doesn't accept any values. I guess that's what the /N and /S stands for (Numeric/Set or...
Forum: News 13 October 2015, 10:11
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By Decker
It was refreshing to see other people's setups. A...

It was refreshing to see other people's setups. A few surprises too.

1200 systems were running everything between 3.1-3.9 I think... with very resource efficient configurations. Almost every...
Forum: support.Games 09 October 2015, 15:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By Decker
Checked the guide. Parameter is: Pad=NoJoy/S ...

Checked the guide. Parameter is: Pad=NoJoy/S

Explanation: "Don't patch for use of a joystick."

I understand it means, don't set this parameter in order to use a regular joystick. But how...
Forum: support.Games 09 October 2015, 15:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By Decker
Check this thread for WCPatch parameters (I'm not...

Check this thread for WCPatch parameters (I'm not sure if you need it, since you say everything already works):
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=53676

In addition, check the WCPatch.guide...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2015, 15:45
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By Decker
You think? I wouldn't recognise if it was, I...

You think? I wouldn't recognise if it was, I assumed that's what the unused through holes looked from the factory. Full size image (http://imgur.com/download/DU6XuOq/).

At any rate, since the pins...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2015, 12:27
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By Decker
I assume the pinout still remains, so a clock...

I assume the pinout still remains, so a clock port riser would do the trick?
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2015, 12:24
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By Decker
Well strike me pink. Rev 2B, for example...

Well strike me pink.


Rev 2B, for example should have a clockport with the right side populated (http://amiga.resource.cx/photos/photo2.pl?id=a1200&pg=3&res=hi&lang=en).
Rev 1D1 is supposed to...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 October 2015, 23:03
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By Decker
Amiga 1200: RTC Module compatibility

Hey.

I recently bought an RTC module for my 1200. Accelerator is the ACA1230/28, with no clockport header. Since the Oki clock chip availability is quite poor, I went ahead and ordered the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 October 2015, 12:18
Replies: 94
Views: 9,722
Posted By Decker
None of it made any sense back then. Zero upgrade...

None of it made any sense back then. Zero upgrade from A500 for a 100$ more. A ridiculous thing to release back then, when Commodore was already behind the curve.

In retrospect it's a really neat...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 October 2015, 01:12
Replies: 5,608
Views: 831,166
Posted By Decker
From Vesalia, for a change (Amigakit didn't have...

From Vesalia, for a change (Amigakit didn't have the first item):

- 2x joystick autoswitches/splitters
- Clock module for 1200/ACA123x
- AF 116
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 September 2015, 23:43
Replies: 128
Views: 35,213
Posted By Decker
Sorry for OT, but: No luck. The pad works with...

Sorry for OT, but: No luck. The pad works with other CD32 games. But for WC AGA, just the gun fire and afterburner buttons work.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 September 2015, 21:48
Replies: 128
Views: 35,213
Posted By Decker
Wing Commander AGA. The A1200 port of the CD32...

Wing Commander AGA. The A1200 port of the CD32 version places the afterburner on Fire 2. Weirdly, other buttons are not used even if you have a CD32 joypad or something that's compatible...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2015, 13:41
Replies: 45
Views: 4,048
Posted By Decker
Johanna Petree, Project manager. Twitter:...

Johanna Petree, Project manager.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/johannapetree
She does standup under the stage name of Wild Jo...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2015, 14:41
Replies: 45
Views: 4,048
Posted By Decker
The video is incredible! It's like the...

The video is incredible!

It's like the script and imagery accidentally reveal their only motivation. Dollar images everywhere. At the part where they talk about finishing the emulator, the guy is...
Forum: News 27 September 2015, 20:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By Decker
Well organised, congratulations. Ironically, I...

Well organised, congratulations. Ironically, I would have missed this event if you hadn't posted it on EAB. :)

http://i.imgur.com/opv10ZGm.jpg (http://i.imgur.com/opv10ZG.jpg)
...
Forum: News 22 September 2015, 15:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,153
Posted By Decker
I think Pleasance was set for life even before...

I think Pleasance was set for life even before taking over Commodore UK. And under his helm Commodore UK was a success story for as long as possible considering what they had to work with, IMO.
...
Forum: News 27 July 2015, 12:05
Replies: 564
Views: 105,431
Posted By Decker
Thumbs up Thank you very much, Nova! This is the first...

Thank you very much, Nova!

This is the first version that I got running on my ACA1230/28. And it was just extract-and-go.
Forum: support.Games 23 July 2015, 22:49
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By Decker
...damn. - 030 version doesn't read...

...damn.

- 030 version doesn't read tooltypes. Particularly the screenshot size tooltype.
- screenshots are rasterized weirdly.

Bottom left: 1.6a
Top right: 2015-02 build
...
Forum: support.Games 23 July 2015, 22:37
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By Decker
I installed the 2015 build alongside 1.6a. ...

I installed the 2015 build alongside 1.6a.

+ It's faster with screenshots, especially interlaced ones
+ Has a separate 030 and 060 executable

- If a game has no screenshot, it keeps showing...
Forum: support.Games 23 July 2015, 22:04
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By Decker
Best WHDLoad launcher / latest version of iGame?

Hey, all

I'm interested in finding out what you use to launch and index your WHDLoad games? iGame is great and all, but some of the features frustrate me slightly:

- Filters don't always work:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 June 2015, 13:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By Decker
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