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Forum: request.Demos Yesterday, 16:48
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By Hewitson
I don't remember these programs for the Amiga but...

I don't remember these programs for the Amiga but they were quite common on the c64.

A MOD 2 Motor converter would be hilarious, but it would require at least 4 disk drives.
Forum: support.Games Yesterday, 13:07
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Hewitson
I believe the OP wants to demonstrate possible...

I believe the OP wants to demonstrate possible side effects of uncracked/poorly cracked software.
Forum: OT - Technical 24 September 2018, 08:03
Replies: 49
Views: 1,138
Posted By Hewitson
I personally think you'd have to be nuts to run...

I personally think you'd have to be nuts to run an OS that requires software such as "Spybot Anti-Beacon".

With some of the practices that M$ operating systems follow they should have gone out of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2018, 15:41
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By Hewitson
Not sure I'd call these famous. Obviously we're...

Not sure I'd call these famous. Obviously we're all familiar with them, but the average person wouldn't be.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 12:53
Replies: 28
Views: 578
Posted By Hewitson
Both great games, but I'm going to go with Lotus...

Both great games, but I'm going to go with Lotus 2 because the framerate on Stunt Car Racer is pathetic.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 18 September 2018, 11:35
Replies: 25
Views: 2,068
Posted By Hewitson
You wouldn't need the crap cygwin if you didn't...

You wouldn't need the crap cygwin if you didn't use a crap OS :D
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2018, 10:31
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Hewitson
I meant the underside ;) Post it...

I meant the underside ;)

Post it horizontally flipped if possible, it'll make the top side of the board much easier to use as a reference.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 September 2018, 10:16
Replies: 47
Views: 1,535
Posted By Hewitson
I am not saying that the A1200 (or even 500)...

I am not saying that the A1200 (or even 500) couldn't do a good conversion. But it would never be up to CPS1 standard.
Forum: Coders. Contest 17 September 2018, 09:32
Replies: 289
Views: 13,409
Posted By Hewitson
I believe it's actually a joystick for a Supergun...

I believe it's actually a joystick for a Supergun (a device which allows you to play JAMMA arcade games on a TV).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2018, 14:28
Replies: 5,809
Views: 922,542
Posted By Hewitson
The original console, yes. I think he's saying...

The original console, yes. I think he's saying that the NES Mini has a more powerful CPU than a Neo Geo Mini. No idea why that would be the case.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2018, 14:00
Replies: 21
Views: 3,721
Posted By Hewitson
At least it has an on/off switch unlike some of...

At least it has an on/off switch unlike some of the other options available.
Forum: News 15 September 2018, 13:59
Replies: 300
Views: 42,406
Posted By Hewitson
Who's talking crap now... What a load of rubbish.

Who's talking crap now... What a load of rubbish.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2018, 13:38
Replies: 21
Views: 3,721
Posted By Hewitson
There is hundreds of companies which make power...

There is hundreds of companies which make power supplies like this. How come Meanwell has become the "standard" for Amiga replacement PSU's?
Forum: request.Demos 15 September 2018, 11:39
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Hewitson
Goatse... Haven't thought about that in years...

Goatse... Haven't thought about that in years :laughing
Forum: News 15 September 2018, 07:06
Replies: 300
Views: 42,406
Posted By Hewitson
Possibly. But 3.5/3.9 are bloated pieces of crap,...

Possibly. But 3.5/3.9 are bloated pieces of crap, once 3.1.4 is released I'm sure many users will be making the switch.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2018, 06:50
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Hewitson
That white component straight after the DC...

That white component straight after the DC connector is a relay designed for a 12VDC input. However, after that appears to be a full wave rectifier.

I really think we need a picture of the bottom...
Forum: Coders. Contest 14 September 2018, 14:36
Replies: 289
Views: 13,409
Posted By Hewitson
There's also a c64 version available.

There's also a c64 version available.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2018, 13:55
Replies: 73
Views: 2,195
Posted By Hewitson
Lame.

Lame.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2018, 13:53
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Hewitson
No. But it shouldn't be too difficult to work out...

No. But it shouldn't be too difficult to work out if we had some very high resolution pictures of the board.
Forum: support.Apps 14 September 2018, 13:43
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By Hewitson
Rubbish. Back then, Windows was nothing but a GUI...

Rubbish. Back then, Windows was nothing but a GUI which runs on top of DOS.

Think of it like an Amiga. AmigaDOS is the operating system, Workbench runs on top of it.
Forum: support.Games 14 September 2018, 13:31
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By Hewitson
Nothing interesting about that... Many...

Nothing interesting about that... Many games/demos use a custom disk format not readable by AmigaOS.
Forum: support.Apps 14 September 2018, 12:26
Replies: 78
Views: 4,571
Posted By Hewitson
What is the point of this script? Is it so hard...

What is the point of this script? Is it so hard to manually extract an archive from the CLI?

You seem to insist on making things so much more difficult for yourself than they need to be. I...
Forum: support.Apps 14 September 2018, 09:48
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By Hewitson
All I can do is shake my head at this thread......

All I can do is shake my head at this thread... Anyone calling Windows 1.x an operating system needs to seriously upgrade their knowledge of computers.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 13 September 2018, 10:18
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Hewitson
Yes, I'm referring to the output refresh rate....

Yes, I'm referring to the output refresh rate. Even if you feed it a 50hz signal, it'll convert it to 60hz, resulting in jerky scrolling. Also, old computers/consoles look terrible without scanlines,...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 12 September 2018, 14:56
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Hewitson
That's not to say that other boards couldn't be...

That's not to say that other boards couldn't be reverse engineered. But it would be a waste of time and effort in my opinion.
Forum: support.Games 12 September 2018, 13:22
Replies: 32
Views: 927
Posted By Hewitson
I love The Band intro on this game. Amazing music.

I love The Band intro on this game. Amazing music.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 September 2018, 11:45
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Hewitson
The GBS (aside from being cheap and nasty) does...

The GBS (aside from being cheap and nasty) does not support a 50hz output. Not recommended.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 September 2018, 10:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Hewitson
It's important to understand the difference...

It's important to understand the difference between PAL/NTSC and 50/60hz.

PAL and NTSC are nothing but colour encoding formats. The Amiga erroneously refers to 50hz as PAL and 60hz as NTSC. This...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2018, 10:45
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Hewitson
An interesting project, but would just take up...

An interesting project, but would just take up far too much CPU time on an Amiga. For this project to be usable in games/demos, it needs to use real hardware.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2018, 14:27
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Hewitson
Daedalus: Thanks for the information. ...

Daedalus: Thanks for the information.

amiman99: I am not really interested in a parallel port solution. However, I've been thinking a board which plugs into the Paula socket may be the best...
Forum: News 09 September 2018, 13:45
Replies: 20
Views: 1,843
Posted By Hewitson
Looks great. Any pictures available of the rear...

Looks great. Any pictures available of the rear of the case?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2018, 15:07
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Hewitson
graffias79: You make a good point. In order to...

graffias79: You make a good point. In order to playback many MD songs properly the PSG would also be required.

Thanks for all the comments made so far, but unfortunately no one seems to have any...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2018, 16:32
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Hewitson
Creating an FM sound card

I am wanting to create a card (preferably in Zorro and clockport versions) which contains a YM FM-synthesizer.

It would, at the very least, support the YM3812 (many Arcade systems) and YM2612...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 September 2018, 12:32
Replies: 16
Views: 2,636
Posted By Hewitson
Well, I didn't realise it had that limitation....

Well, I didn't realise it had that limitation. What a poorly designed piece of shit.
Forum: Coders. Contest 07 September 2018, 11:36
Replies: 289
Views: 13,409
Posted By Hewitson
The FM chip in the original game was a YM3812. I...

The FM chip in the original game was a YM3812. I am wanting to design a card for the Amiga that has one of these (and/or the YM2612 from the Megadrive).

Imagine being able to do arcade/MD ports...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 September 2018, 15:20
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Hewitson
There's really no reason to upgrade to 2.04...

There's really no reason to upgrade to 2.04 instead of 3.1. For an A500 I would invest in a kickswitch. This is a device which allows you to install two kickstart versions (preferably 1.3 and 3.1)...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 September 2018, 14:49
Replies: 16
Views: 2,636
Posted By Hewitson
Why use that and limit yourself to a fraction of...

Why use that and limit yourself to a fraction of the Amiga music library?

In my opinion, most of the best music isn't even in MOD format. It's in formats like Future Composer and SIDmon.
Forum: OT - General 06 September 2018, 11:12
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By Hewitson
Have you ever been to a gay BBQ? I haven't,...

Have you ever been to a gay BBQ?

I haven't, but I've heard that the sausages taste like shit!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 05 September 2018, 14:12
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Hewitson
I strongly advise not getting anything other than...

I strongly advise not getting anything other than a CRT. And a modern one, not an old Commodore monitor. Surely some CRT TV's over there support 50hz (it does not necessarily need to support PAL, as...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 September 2018, 11:03
Replies: 35
Views: 1,340
Posted By Hewitson
Come off it. Who cares what screen mode it uses,...

Come off it. Who cares what screen mode it uses, it's a piece of shit that's not worth playing.
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