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Forum: support.WinUAE 29 April 2020, 23:51
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By zardoz
Oh I see thanks. I've ended up with a floppy...

Oh I see thanks.
I've ended up with a floppy version, turbo speed floppy, aros and straight to fullscreen.

Works OK.

We're all computer people so I'm sure they can figure out how to attach a...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 April 2020, 23:19
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By zardoz
Is there any way of creating a truly portable configuration?

I'm hosting a work retro gaming competition while we're all at home.

I'd like to make a zip file available so that everyone can unzip and single click play Lotus Turbo II.

It would be nice if...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2020, 14:48
Replies: 78
Views: 5,085
Posted By zardoz
Pacific Islands / War in the Gulf are sure to...

Pacific Islands / War in the Gulf are sure to suck hours of your day away

http://hol.abime.net/1002

Personally I've been playing a whole lot of Settlers too.... guess we've done that one :-)
Forum: support.FS-UAE 19 March 2020, 20:13
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By zardoz
FSUAE - Launch CDTV Rom from the command line?

CD32 works just fine with fsuae.exe path.to\rom
CDTV dumps me in the OS1.3 prompt screen

These are tosec images (so are the CD32 ones) and are zipped up isos. Seems to work OK from the launcher....
Forum: Hardware mods 25 October 2019, 19:36
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By zardoz
A500 - Broken Keyboard

So my cat disgraced himself by taking a wee where it wasn't welcome. :banghead

The keyboard is now a complete non starter after an abandoned inspection.

What are my options?

I like the idea...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 13 March 2019, 21:02
Replies: 2
Views: 2,098
Posted By zardoz
VIC20 - Maze game. 1982?

One of my earliest gaming memories :-)

All I remember are the tunes.

eg If I were a rich man
and the Doors, keyboard riff from Light My Fire

This isnt title music or background music, it...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 November 2018, 22:28
Replies: 58
Views: 10,762
Posted By zardoz
Looking for a game called Scavenge

#82 in this list of Top 100 Amiga Games of All Time

http://openretro.org/lists/48a93b7e-e30a-45b6-94d9-21108c3900c4

There's a game called Scavenge. Nothing in HOL, and the database entry linked...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2018, 13:23
Replies: 92
Views: 5,090
Posted By zardoz
My lads (8 & 11) often see me playing Miggy games...

My lads (8 & 11) often see me playing Miggy games and are generally very dismissive. Some old games have got what it takes to wrench them away from the Wii / PS4

- SWOS. Football loving 11yo loves...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 September 2018, 13:04
Replies: 102
Views: 8,814
Posted By zardoz
Really? I tried one, random, iso and the download...

Really? I tried one, random, iso and the download link took me to their apology / disclaimer page. (Tekken 5 PS2 for example).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 September 2018, 16:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By zardoz
Same, nothing seems to happen in Chrome (Win 10)....

Same, nothing seems to happen in Chrome (Win 10).

Good strategy game?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 August 2018, 13:40
Replies: 106
Views: 17,069
Posted By zardoz
Apple had a pretty tough time of it in the mid...

Apple had a pretty tough time of it in the mid 90s too, no idea if they were on the brink. Was it the iMac and the iPod that turned it round for them?

It's probably useful to compare Apple's and...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 26 May 2018, 21:23
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By zardoz
Oh I've got it, doesn't like the quote marks. ...

Oh I've got it, doesn't like the quote marks.

:bash
Forum: support.FS-UAE 26 May 2018, 20:56
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By zardoz
Relative paths in FS-UAE / CD32 config file not working

I use my config files on a few systems, and I've used relative paths for WHDLoad zips, for example

[fs-uae]
...
hard_drive_0 = ../../hd/zips/DefenderOfTheCrown_v3.1_0317.zip
...

I can't get...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2018, 09:49
Replies: 72
Views: 10,792
Posted By zardoz
Do you need to flash the Gotek? Mine came with...

Do you need to flash the Gotek? Mine came with the Cortex core (from an Amiga reseller - I forget who) but worked out of the box as a drop in replacement for a floppy. Sounds like your floppy isn't...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 23 December 2017, 10:00
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By zardoz
You call Launcher.exe with an FS-UAE config file...

You call Launcher.exe with an FS-UAE config file as an argument



You can save the fs-uae file out of Launcher directly, or make it up by hand, FS-UAE is good for booting WHDLOAD packs
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 November 2017, 23:19
Replies: 16
Views: 1,705
Posted By zardoz
or in the PATH (PATH = %PATH%; c:\program...

or in the PATH

(PATH = %PATH%; c:\program files .... \winuae.exe;)

or you could replace WinUAE.exe with its full path
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 October 2017, 10:51
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By zardoz
WinUAE and per monitor DPI awareness

Hi Toni,

I'm only asking / reporting as I'm trying to work out how to support high DPI monitors.

Did you know that WinUAE reports itself as being per monitor DPI aware in Windows 10? It's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2017, 12:01
Replies: 70
Views: 7,569
Posted By zardoz
There's no emulator for any xbox is there? I'm...

There's no emulator for any xbox is there? I'm sure that makes a difference; there are plenty of people who arrive here after trying winuae / fs-uae having never touched an Amiga before.

Makes...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2017, 14:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,738
Posted By zardoz
I've not heard of Armiga. Could be a Raspberry Pi...

I've not heard of Armiga. Could be a Raspberry Pi in a 3d printed case anyway.

My mate just bought an expansion board for his JAMMA arcade, promised lots of 8 bit and 16 bit games (SNES / MD /...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 July 2017, 23:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,738
Posted By zardoz
... or replace the floppy drive with a Gotek. Put...

... or replace the floppy drive with a Gotek. Put your downloaded ADFs onto a USB stick and off you go. You can still purchase the original disks if it makes you feel better.
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 June 2017, 15:08
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By zardoz
Can I use the command line to launch a program after WB starts up?

Bit of a long shot...

When I launch WinUAE from an arcade front end, I can add a command line specifying a configuration file. Can you thing of any way to get a program to run as if were in...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2017, 10:45
Replies: 33
Views: 6,321
Posted By zardoz
No problem! It's amazing how good the quality is...

No problem! It's amazing how good the quality is of open source software. I think an entry level license for C* is £4000. 'What we're really selling is Quality and support' says my boss when I tell...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 June 2017, 09:20
Replies: 33
Views: 6,321
Posted By zardoz
CADSTAR...

CADSTAR (https://www.zuken.com/en/products/pcb-design/cadstar) has an Express version which is free up to 300 pins. (I'm on the dev. team - would be remiss of me not to plug it ;)).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 June 2017, 13:42
Replies: 21
Views: 4,446
Posted By zardoz
Wow! Some of those demos are stomach churning. Is...

Wow! Some of those demos are stomach churning. Is there a VR demo scene? I think these would blow you away in stereo.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2017, 13:46
Replies: 1,220
Views: 86,978
Posted By zardoz
Yes but many folk who bought an A1200 to game on...

Yes but many folk who bought an A1200 to game on ended up preferring to boot up Protracker, DPaint, Wordsworth. I think this is why we're all so keen on the old machine, we grew up together ;-)
Forum: OT - Gaming 06 April 2017, 23:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,374
Posted By zardoz
(OT) Can anyone help me setup these other emulators?

Feel free to recommend an alternative emu. if the one I've got is a bit broken (Windows)

CPC464 - WinApe (2.0.b.2)

First time I ran it it booted into CLI. I attached a cartridge - that worked -...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 March 2017, 14:00
Replies: 19
Views: 2,466
Posted By zardoz
Having been gifted an A500 recently I can...

Having been gifted an A500 recently I can recommend getting a Gotek USB floppy drive replacement.

I ordered mine from ebay (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/141916843632) and it was on my desk inside 18...
Forum: project.aGTW 13 March 2017, 18:03
Replies: 5
Views: 2,970
Posted By zardoz
Microprose - Stunt Car Racer 2

Guy I work with used to work for Microprose in Chipping Sodbury, I've been tapping him up for game information.

He says he used to have a nearly complete Stunt Car Racer 2, but no longer has the...
Forum: EAB's competition 07 February 2017, 09:53
Replies: 66
Views: 8,674
Posted By zardoz
How does the power up system work? You pick up...

How does the power up system work? You pick up the petals, the bar along the bottom highlights an icon and at some point (?) that turns into more firepower and the icons go out.

Is it user...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 January 2017, 12:14
Replies: 56
Views: 12,039
Posted By zardoz
<Thread hijack> I'm trying to use the scart...

<Thread hijack>

I'm trying to use the scart cable that connects to the Phillips monitor (and works just fine). Every TV (3) I've tried with this cable and my A500 gives a pure white picture. I...
Forum: support.Demos 19 January 2017, 22:06
Replies: 24
Views: 6,273
Posted By zardoz
Did you see the link 'Download through your...

Did you see the link 'Download through your browser?' Seems to work and I haven't been 4wn3d yet ... :bash:help
Forum: support.Demos 19 January 2017, 21:29
Replies: 24
Views: 6,273
Posted By zardoz
Someone put together an autoplaying CD32...

Someone put together an autoplaying CD32 collection http://www.indieretronews.com/2016/12/press-play-on-disc-demoscene-collection.html

This was released just before Christmas, I haven't seen it...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2017, 15:43
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By zardoz
As I haven't got a PS2 era mouse it looks like a...

As I haven't got a PS2 era mouse it looks like a false economy not to get a fully USB capable adaptor. I can't see anywhere with stock of the TOM / TOM+ series though.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2017, 22:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By zardoz
Good link to the mouse adaptors - can I just plug...

Good link to the mouse adaptors - can I just plug and play my USB wireless mouse then?

The A590 is scsi, not ATA. I can't imagine filling 200Mb up let alone 1Gb. I had a 40Mb hard disk back in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2017, 21:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By zardoz
It's been opened at some point, the warranty...

It's been opened at some point, the warranty sticker has been put through.

Liking Gotek, SCSI to SD adaptor, ACA500. First of all I want a mouse and joystick. Zipsticks keep their price don't they?
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2017, 15:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By zardoz
I got the expansion out. Any idea? ...

I got the expansion out. Any idea?

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/28380264/Amiga500_4.jpg

What's the switch for (I suppose I could try it?)

I turned it on at lunchtime, until boss came...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2017, 17:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By zardoz
oh the Gotek looks good and inside the kind of...

oh the Gotek looks good and inside the kind of cash I'm willing to throw at the old thing.

The monitor cable is scart - does that mean it's a composite signal and I can plug it in to my LCD tv?...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2017, 13:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By zardoz
I just scored a free A500! Now what...

Check out this beauty

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/28380264/Amiga500_1.jpg

One quite yellowed A500, one A590 hard drive c/w 200mb disk, one CM8833 monitor.

All working when it came...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2016, 14:25
Replies: 23
Views: 2,544
Posted By zardoz
SWOS 2016 / 2017 edition - thanks to everyone who...

SWOS 2016 / 2017 edition - thanks to everyone who contributed to that.

Impressively, it's managed to get my lad off Fifa 15 on the PS3 so we can play a 'proper' footy game together (specifically...
Forum: support.Games 26 October 2016, 22:35
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By zardoz
Atoms! (T Kuhn) - Right click can crash to desktop

Favourite old PD game of mine, on a disk Atoms! (19xx)(T. Kuhn)(PD).zip, problem is I've been playing it with my young ones and every so often someone hits the right mouse button and it crashes /...
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