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Forum: support.Games 04 December 2017, 13:07
Replies: 45
Views: 2,079
Posted By BrooksterMax
In addition to the cracked version passwords for...

In addition to the cracked version passwords for levels not working either. Never got far enough to see the raptor stages!
Forum: Hardware mods 24 November 2017, 18:38
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By BrooksterMax
I do like the concept and would consider now for...

I do like the concept and would consider now for my A500.

Question - can you switch drives while the Amiga powered on for flexibility? Or is it strictly only while powered off?

I guess it has...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 November 2017, 14:08
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By BrooksterMax
I totally missed Slam Tilt, being released in...

I totally missed Slam Tilt, being released in 1996 I had left the Amiga a year before.

Perhaps many others also missed it given a later release in the Amiga's life. However I will definitely be...
Forum: project.EAB 09 November 2017, 21:16
Replies: 22
Views: 1,200
Posted By BrooksterMax
Iíve signed up, itís pretty funky in a good way.

Iíve signed up, itís pretty funky in a good way.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 September 2017, 12:25
Replies: 28
Views: 1,558
Posted By BrooksterMax
As a teenager growing up with the Amiga, I was...

As a teenager growing up with the Amiga, I was well versed with gaming but didn't not have a clue about improving picture quality!

It was the A520 modulator and RF all the way through for me. Was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 August 2017, 14:26
Replies: 40
Views: 2,738
Posted By BrooksterMax
Lotus 2, that intro music just charms me every...

Lotus 2, that intro music just charms me every time. Very fast game play too - good 2 player and even serial link capabilities.

Had the Mega CD version of XJ220, it was ok just didn't capture my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 June 2017, 12:58
Replies: 5,571
Views: 799,070
Posted By BrooksterMax
Toastrack for £25 is an absolute steal. Well done...

Toastrack for £25 is an absolute steal. Well done :great
Forum: Amiga scene 05 June 2017, 14:06
Replies: 81
Views: 4,663
Posted By BrooksterMax
Thanks for following up and good to know cause...

Thanks for following up and good to know cause has been found. I have to say, I am very impressed with the Gotek device overall, I have one for my Amiga and ST, so very versatile things at a low cost...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2017, 23:06
Replies: 81
Views: 4,663
Posted By BrooksterMax
I have the old pack, I could not get any image to...

I have the old pack, I could not get any image to boot. I can see everything listed on 000 but nothing loads.

If you do another issue, happy to test out. Thanks for your efforts :great
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2017, 17:48
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By BrooksterMax
I have used Amiga PSUs interchangeably without...

I have used Amiga PSUs interchangeably without issue between my a1200, a600 and a500 admittedly when these machines had no extras and were just vanilla specs.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2017, 17:45
Replies: 35
Views: 1,373
Posted By BrooksterMax
This is my same experience, in fact that...

This is my same experience, in fact that coverdisk was my very first Amiga Format shortly after getting our A500.

I just remember the sfx was absolutely insane and coming from the ZX Spectrum I...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 May 2017, 19:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By BrooksterMax
A wonderful question, love to know if something...

A wonderful question, love to know if something can be done. Would not try on my real hardware :)

On iOS there was some recent issue if you set an iPhone date to something like 1974 or similar it...
Forum: Member Introductions 25 May 2017, 16:45
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By BrooksterMax
Great you got a PAL machine to open up the...

Great you got a PAL machine to open up the library of games for you. I grew up with the A500 and so many titles to enjoy.

Are you going to put a Gotek floppy emulator or something else on your...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2017, 11:08
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By BrooksterMax
My A1200 lost sound in one channel - got it...

My A1200 lost sound in one channel - got it recapped and repaired.

Suspect you may need the same. Good luck.
Forum: MarketPlace 18 May 2017, 15:22
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By BrooksterMax
WTB: A570 CD-Rom Add on

Hello Amiga fans

If anyone has a working A570 and caddy that they wish to sell, let me know.

Does not need to be boxed, just in working order. :great

Cheers!
Forum: News 09 May 2017, 14:22
Replies: 27
Views: 4,648
Posted By BrooksterMax
Very nice, will be watching this with interest....

Very nice, will be watching this with interest. Love the Amiga scene developing so much great new hardware.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 April 2017, 15:24
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By BrooksterMax
Chuckie Egg every time, what a great game....

Chuckie Egg every time, what a great game. Recently discovered it on the Amstrad CPC which has different jumping dynamics to the Spectrum version I grew up on.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 April 2017, 15:16
Replies: 120
Views: 8,005
Posted By BrooksterMax
For me, I was more disappointed with some of the...

For me, I was more disappointed with some of the games that I saw in magazines. I just didn't see enough of a leap to warrant moving up from the A500 back in 1992. I never saw a A1200 for real back...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2017, 00:43
Replies: 27
Views: 2,963
Posted By BrooksterMax
Wonderful time out this evening , now on the last...

Wonderful time out this evening , now on the last train back from Norwich full of drunken revellers ;)

Looking forward to the next meet up :).

A big thanks to Graham for organising.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 March 2017, 08:35
Replies: 27
Views: 2,963
Posted By BrooksterMax
I'm still in, see you tomorrow. A train job from...

I'm still in, see you tomorrow. A train job from Thetford to enjoy a drink in mighty Norwich.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 February 2017, 15:30
Replies: 27
Views: 2,963
Posted By BrooksterMax
It would be great to see you again Zetr0. I...

It would be great to see you again Zetr0.

I moved house from Swaffham to Thetford in recent years and have a daughter hence been away from the scene. Hope we can sort out something for another...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 February 2017, 22:37
Replies: 27
Views: 2,963
Posted By BrooksterMax
I'm Thetford way, all good to get to Norwich...

I'm Thetford way, all good to get to Norwich easily from here and am interested in meeting up with other Amiga fans for sure.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2017, 14:10
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By BrooksterMax
Big love for Treasure Island Dizzy and voted for...

Big love for Treasure Island Dizzy and voted for it.

That was my first jump onto the Dizzy series with the Spectrum. Hard as hell but as a kid always felt a massive sense of achievement when I got...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2016, 15:36
Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By BrooksterMax
Lotus 2 was my go-to back in the day, really good...

Lotus 2 was my go-to back in the day, really good sprites and moves nicely. The music was awesome on Lotus, I still remember one of the level passwords, "PEA SOUP".

If you enjoy Lotus 2, you may...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2016, 14:45
Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By BrooksterMax
Escape from Planet of the Robot Monsters is my...

Escape from Planet of the Robot Monsters is my gem for 2016.
http://hol.abime.net/2868

Never heard of it before, but was looking for old games pre-1991 (when I first got an Amiga). I have a Gotek...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 December 2016, 11:47
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By BrooksterMax
Thank you, when I googled it took me there, that...

Thank you, when I googled it took me there, that is a good price but I am in the UK so would have to think about customs charges and shipping.
Forum: support.Games 16 December 2016, 15:05
Replies: 15
Views: 1,514
Posted By BrooksterMax
I have WHDLoad on my A1200, but for my A500 the...

I have WHDLoad on my A1200, but for my A500 the gotek works great.

The concept of running ADFs from a hard drive would be great but does not seem viable sadly. I find my Gotek perfectly...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 December 2016, 15:01
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By BrooksterMax
I have recently acquired a A590 with 2mb fast ram...

I have recently acquired a A590 with 2mb fast ram but the 20mb HD needs changing. This SCSI2SD interface you have sounds ideal.

Do you mind me asking where you got your SCSI2SD interface from?
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 December 2016, 20:45
Replies: 40
Views: 5,979
Posted By BrooksterMax
Same here, my journey began Christmas 1991 with...

Same here, my journey began Christmas 1991 with the A500+ Cartoon Classics and Bart was the first game I loaded. What a quantum leap from the ZX Spectrum. I was fascinated by floppy disks, and how...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 February 2014, 18:37
Replies: 80
Views: 6,685
Posted By BrooksterMax
A big thank you to Fitzsteve for his hospitality...

A big thank you to Fitzsteve for his hospitality and organising, it was a great event.

Nice to meet some EAB crew over the weekend. I've always had an account here but been less active recently.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 July 2012, 12:52
Replies: 64
Views: 6,190
Posted By BrooksterMax
The A500+ we had as a family saw service from...

The A500+ we had as a family saw service from 1991 to about 1996 when we got a Pentium PC. It was put into storage and not sold, by then it was worth very little.

Good service for £399 and I still...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 June 2012, 15:49
Replies: 64
Views: 5,920
Posted By BrooksterMax
I'm not 100% on the technical aspects but know...

I'm not 100% on the technical aspects but know customer service managemetn from experience at work. So read this with great interest

"Additionally we no longer offer that tier of server anymore."...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 June 2012, 11:17
Replies: 44
Views: 4,152
Posted By BrooksterMax
Canon Fodder and Mega lo Mania are games I will...

Canon Fodder and Mega lo Mania are games I will always reload :great
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2012, 10:36
Replies: 16
Views: 1,798
Posted By BrooksterMax
I think Rampart mentioned earlier is the best...

I think Rampart mentioned earlier is the best 16bit example, most have come later in the web/flash era.

The arcade flyer looks awesome!
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 June 2012, 13:46
Replies: 61
Views: 6,349
Posted By BrooksterMax
Not forgetting that since 2006, we can now get...

Not forgetting that since 2006, we can now get Team 17's remake of Alien Breed (Evolution) on Xbox Live Arcade and PSN - I think they did a disc version too.

Look forward to checking out the IOS...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 June 2012, 11:08
Replies: 106
Views: 25,706
Posted By BrooksterMax
Premier Manager on the Amiga was a great series....

Premier Manager on the Amiga was a great series. Just avoid the temptation to try Championship Manager 2 and stick to the original CM series.

I couldn't resist recently and installed it on the...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 19 June 2012, 11:01
Replies: 144
Views: 16,158
Posted By BrooksterMax
Yo Ambadassor :) That will have to do, its...

Yo Ambadassor :)

That will have to do, its bit like taking codine when you need something much more hardcore and stronger but I'll bite your hand off for these vids right now :spin
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 19 June 2012, 08:49
Replies: 144
Views: 16,158
Posted By BrooksterMax
I've woken up in a cold sweat and am shaking -...

I've woken up in a cold sweat and am shaking - had this bad dream :spin
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 18 June 2012, 23:32
Replies: 144
Views: 16,158
Posted By BrooksterMax
Ooh hello everyone, glad to see the news on...

Ooh hello everyone, glad to see the news on Amibay because I was getting tired of hitting the f5 key every minute for the past 12 hours :spin

See you all tomorrow :)

Im going to have a nosey...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 November 2011, 21:30
Replies: 127
Views: 12,804
Posted By BrooksterMax
I was a scummy Amiga pirate but then had a little...

I was a scummy Amiga pirate but then had a little income given I was a young kid. When I did have a little cash, I did buy the odd original game. However I probably had like 150 disks of copied stuff...
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