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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2019, 23:50
Replies: 228
Views: 41,741
Posted By Foebane
Found it. However, I wonder why you didn't...

Found it. However, I wonder why you didn't feature the next picture in the sequence:

http://www.starringthecomputer.com/snapshots/metamorphosis_the_alien_factor_amiga500_2.jpg

Rather an organic...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2019, 23:01
Replies: 228
Views: 41,741
Posted By Foebane
Why not a direct link? I'm sure it's allowed.

Why not a direct link? I'm sure it's allowed.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2019, 10:43
Replies: 61
Views: 2,112
Posted By Foebane
Benq is a GREAT brand, and natively supports 50Hz...

Benq is a GREAT brand, and natively supports 50Hz so Amiga demos look great on it!
Forum: support.Demos 07 November 2019, 23:48
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By Foebane
I've had no problems with this demo on ADF. Why...

I've had no problems with this demo on ADF. Why is it guru-ing?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 November 2019, 22:33
Replies: 61
Views: 2,112
Posted By Foebane
Maybe it's down to emulation of retro hardware in...

Maybe it's down to emulation of retro hardware in Windows, but I've had no problems. However, I can understand that users of real hardware would have problems if they're using LCD panels with their...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 November 2019, 19:35
Replies: 61
Views: 2,112
Posted By Foebane
Yes, I emulate, but I don't use any fancy...

Yes, I emulate, but I don't use any fancy shaders, if any at all. Just let the pure RGB pixels show through.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 November 2019, 18:25
Replies: 61
Views: 2,112
Posted By Foebane
Scanlines SUCK, I just don't get why people of...

Scanlines SUCK, I just don't get why people of around my age have such a hard-on for them.

In the Poltergeist remake a few years ago, they took a giant LCD screen, scanline-free, and ARTIFICIALLY...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 November 2019, 20:45
Replies: 33
Views: 1,279
Posted By Foebane
Demos on the platforms I've mentioned above are...

Demos on the platforms I've mentioned above are great, but I love Amiga demos most of all because the Amiga is like a bridge between the old 8-bit retro hardware of the 1970s and 80s, and the modern...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 November 2019, 19:36
Replies: 33
Views: 1,279
Posted By Foebane
Some of my favourites across multiple platforms...

Some of my favourites across multiple platforms are:

Amiga
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZTWdzJMiJA

Atari STE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oarR61SeY8E

Windows...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 October 2019, 11:07
Replies: 50
Views: 1,756
Posted By Foebane
What did I personally expect from AGA? Only...

What did I personally expect from AGA?

Only graphics like these:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdObXjDdiO0

If it has 256 colours total, then it should be able to look just like PC VGA, with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 October 2019, 01:16
Replies: 33
Views: 1,279
Posted By Foebane
Yes, I've seen that foo2 island demo, it really...

Yes, I've seen that foo2 island demo, it really is rather cute with the physics engine and the characters, and the soundtrack ain't half bad, neither.

I have a few "favourite demos of all time",...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 October 2019, 00:17
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By Foebane
What exactly is wrong with ClassicWB? I find it...

What exactly is wrong with ClassicWB? I find it perfect for my needs.
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 October 2019, 09:29
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Foebane
There is also the Alt-Tab method, which involves...

There is also the Alt-Tab method, which involves a lot less dragging, so there's that. :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 October 2019, 08:19
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
I meant RGB video. :banghead

I meant RGB video. :banghead
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 October 2019, 23:21
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Foebane
I'm talking about RDH0:, Hewitson.

I'm talking about RDH0:, Hewitson.
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 October 2019, 22:35
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Foebane
Well, if I was in Workbench and I did the End+F1...

Well, if I was in Workbench and I did the End+F1 thing, I could get a floppy icon on the screen without having to reset. Dragging an archive into the Workbench does the same thing.

This is how I...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 October 2019, 22:20
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Foebane
Is there a dialog for selecting removable HDDs?

When using WinUAE, it's easy to select End+F1 on the keyboard to bring up the Windows dialog to select a floppy disk for DF0:, but I'm wondering if there's something like that for RDH0:? It would be...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 October 2019, 17:45
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
HAHAHAHAHAHA!! Errr... no. The Amiga works...

HAHAHAHAHAHA!! Errr... no.

The Amiga works because of RGB audio and PCM sound samples. Synth stuff severely limits what the sound reproduction could be, and it would only be a SID fan's wet dream,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 October 2019, 20:49
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
It's time for a rebuttal to my previous...

It's time for a rebuttal to my previous statement: After I posted the above, I thought I'd read the Wikipedia entry on the X68000, and it turns out it was aiming to recreate ARCADE-style graphics,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 October 2019, 10:17
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
Well, that explains everything. Hardware improves...

Well, that explains everything. Hardware improves the later it is released, for the most part. Good thing the base Amiga spec came out in 1985! ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 October 2019, 10:15
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
Actually, I haven't asked. WHEN did the Sharp...

Actually, I haven't asked. WHEN did the Sharp X68000 launch?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 October 2019, 09:57
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
There is no way in hell that this is a 16-bit...

There is no way in hell that this is a 16-bit specification, sounds more like 32-bit. This even exceeds the SNES, for crying out loud! As a result, 16- to 32-bit is not a fair comparison.

I don't...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 October 2019, 01:36
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
You know what? All this talk of the Sharp X68000...

You know what? All this talk of the Sharp X68000 being superior to the Amiga prompted me to look up videos like this with the games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt4h9adw6kg

And to be honest,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 October 2019, 01:43
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
My preference for computer and console systems...

My preference for computer and console systems seems to be based on the colour palettes they offered, and the comparisons between both:

I thought the NES colour palette was reminiscent of the PAL...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2019, 19:56
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
Of course we had arcades in the humble UK, as far...

Of course we had arcades in the humble UK, as far as the Asteroids / Pac-Man / Galaga days - my father would take us to them every now and then, long before I had my own Atari 8-Bit at home. Fun...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2019, 07:04
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
What I mean is that NO home computer system had...

What I mean is that NO home computer system had the "better conversions" of arcade originals, as it varied so much, from what I've seen anyway. Only the original hardware (even if just in emulation)...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2019, 06:44
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
Why bother with conversions at all when you can...

Why bother with conversions at all when you can have MAME?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 October 2019, 22:44
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
You can blame the Atari ST for that: it was...

You can blame the Atari ST for that: it was launched before the Amiga 500 (it may even have been before the Amiga 1000!) and developers made that their primary development machine for 16-bit games,...
Forum: support.Apps 19 October 2019, 19:39
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Foebane
It's OK, I don't mind typing out the date...

It's OK, I don't mind typing out the date manually in the little dialog.

I have just taken a fresh install of ClassicWB and applied the Datestamp to all files and folders in DOpus, and I...
Forum: support.Apps 19 October 2019, 15:24
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Foebane
DOpus' Datestamp is SOOO useful!

One thing I don't use in certain folders is the datestamp, and on Windows, I use an app called Attribute Changer to reset all datestamps to a preferred timestamp, and only yesterday I discovered a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2019, 21:03
Replies: 4,059
Views: 700,304
Posted By Foebane
Of course it's pretty, it's an id Tech engine!...

Of course it's pretty, it's an id Tech engine! I've been following those for years since Doom 1993 blew me away on a friend's PC, and I just admire the technical aspects of the engines more than the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2019, 11:59
Replies: 4,059
Views: 700,304
Posted By Foebane
I don't think I've posted on this thread before,...

I don't think I've posted on this thread before, but as of a week or so ago, I've just thrown away all of my games on Atari 8-Bit, Amiga and PC (even had them removed from my Steam account).

As...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 October 2019, 00:50
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Foebane
Are 8-bit games for CHILDREN?

I grew up with the Atari 600/800XL series of computers and liked the graphics and gameplay in each one, in several notable games like Blue Max, Bruce Lee and Boulder Dash.

However, in my 30s and...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 October 2019, 00:43
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
Ironic, since in ALL of the Atari 8-bit games I...

Ironic, since in ALL of the Atari 8-bit games I have known back in the day, it was actually the gameplay mechanics that were absolutely BASIC as well as the graphics. Which is why I ditched them all...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 October 2019, 07:23
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By Foebane
I remember the aroma of my brand new A500 that I...

I remember the aroma of my brand new A500 that I got at Christmas 1990, it has become an evocative memory, smelling that brand new machine whilst looking at the colour pictures of Deluxe Paint in the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 October 2019, 09:08
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By Foebane
I'm not so sure, the keyboard looks particularly...

I'm not so sure, the keyboard looks particularly grubby.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2019, 23:14
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By Foebane
Was that Atari 65/130XE found there on the floor,...

Was that Atari 65/130XE found there on the floor, or was it placed there for the photo to look particularly pathetic?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2019, 13:16
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
VGA PCs cost a HECK of a lot more to gain the...

VGA PCs cost a HECK of a lot more to gain the usability of a standard Amiga, AGA or not, and it wasn't really worth it when you already had excellent software and games. Simulators might gain an...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 11:16
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
What was said about Turrican, where you can be...

What was said about Turrican, where you can be harmed by enemies coming in off the edge of the screen, yes, that's what put me off Turrican from the start. Bad gameplay, excellent music!


...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 01:46
Replies: 162
Views: 6,182
Posted By Foebane
Back in the day, I played games like Carrier...

Back in the day, I played games like Carrier Command (completed it!), Mercenary and Damocles for days on end and mapped as much as I could on pieces of grid paper, but going back to them in the last...
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