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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 20:08
Replies: 31
Views: 939
Posted By th4t1guy
I may be a bit out of the loop on this topic, but...

I may be a bit out of the loop on this topic, but if you look at support.Hardware forum here, there are multiple stickies around getting CF cards to work, maxtransfer, filesystems, etc.
Are there...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 17:28
Replies: 100
Views: 32,153
Posted By th4t1guy
I can confirm that Asus VZ249HE works with 15khz...

I can confirm that Asus VZ249HE works with 15khz modes through VGA using standard Commodore RGB->VGA adapters.
Both NTSC and PAL look great, but interlace flickers badly. Also, image will be...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 March 2020, 13:51
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By th4t1guy
A fellow Missourian! :cool Enjoyed the...

A fellow Missourian! :cool

Enjoyed the video! The methods for cap replacement sometimes get some debate, so it would be interesting to see a video on how you approach that.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2020, 21:23
Replies: 76
Views: 3,354
Posted By th4t1guy
How were disks packaged? I'm guessing this was...

How were disks packaged? I'm guessing this was before dms images, so would you just unpack the files to a disk and make it bootable, or was there another format?
Forum: Amiga scene 09 March 2020, 04:11
Replies: 39
Views: 3,924
Posted By th4t1guy
Watching your stream from a week ago, that's an...

Watching your stream from a week ago, that's an amazing haul you got. Congrats!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 March 2020, 06:57
Replies: 96
Views: 5,525
Posted By th4t1guy
Is it possible to make this run with a more...

Is it possible to make this run with a more pixelated resolution? Maybe something closer to the original resolution?
Forum: Hardware mods 29 February 2020, 20:13
Replies: 56
Views: 5,638
Posted By th4t1guy
I was able to find some spare cables so I could...

I was able to find some spare cables so I could hook things up without the VGA adapter and wired up the converter. I connected the s-video y wire to sync (guessing it was wired wrong on the adapter)...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 February 2020, 01:08
Replies: 56
Views: 5,638
Posted By th4t1guy
Here's the circuit board for the device. The...

Here's the circuit board for the device.
The instruction card that came with this does say to switch the ps2 to RGB mode (same as previously posted pic), so I will likely try wiring it up this...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 February 2020, 17:50
Replies: 56
Views: 5,638
Posted By th4t1guy
I guess that's what's confusing me looking at the...

I guess that's what's confusing me looking at the pinout.
Pins 9, 11, and 12 are RGB. If it was s-video board, I would think it should have pin 7 also hooked up (s-video chroma). But I checked it...
Forum: Hardware mods 28 February 2020, 17:35
Replies: 56
Views: 5,638
Posted By th4t1guy
I bought this adapter from the Amazon link here...

I bought this adapter from the Amazon link here and while it looks like the one in the pictures, I'm seeing slightly different wiring for it. For one, there's no red, blue or green wires, and it...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 27 February 2020, 19:26
Replies: 3
Views: 2,208
Posted By th4t1guy
Downloaded De Profundis recently and it had hd...

Downloaded De Profundis recently and it had hd executable, although I didn't try it. But the floppy images ran perfectly on my CD32! :) Very nice to see a demo support multi platforms so well!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 February 2020, 19:44
Replies: 23
Views: 2,872
Posted By th4t1guy
Would disk-analyse also work? It says it has...

Would disk-analyse also work? It says it has read/write support for HFE formats, so you could try converting images to HFE.
https://github.com/keirf/Disk-Utilities
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 22:34
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By th4t1guy
You only need it covered if you use it in a drive...

You only need it covered if you use it in a drive that supports HD (a4000 for example, and possibly any modded PC drive that hasn't disabled that switch....not sure on that one tho).

Just don't...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 22:04
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By th4t1guy
You could try a few other floppies to see if you...

You could try a few other floppies to see if you can get one working. However, considering the age of drives and disks, doing this was already unreliable when they were new, it's not going to be any...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2020, 19:49
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By th4t1guy
I'm not sure how well DD Amiga drives write to...

I'm not sure how well DD Amiga drives write to those disks, but that tape trick at least works with an HD Amiga drive in an A4000.
But you may run into reliability issues later if you're doing more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 14:54
Replies: 57
Views: 2,848
Posted By th4t1guy
I assume this is per core? There are 64-core...

I assume this is per core? There are 64-core desktop processors now (If you want to spend the cash!).
Also, should these overall comparisons take into account before or after spectre/...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 02:37
Replies: 57
Views: 2,848
Posted By th4t1guy
Ah, then that would be 450x faster than a 68000...

Ah, then that would be 450x faster than a 68000 clocked at 3 ghz :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 23:13
Replies: 57
Views: 2,848
Posted By th4t1guy
Shouldn't it be much higher? 68000 @ 8mhz (a500...

Shouldn't it be much higher? 68000 @ 8mhz (a500 example) is listed as 1.4 mips. While the i9 is not on there, the i7 ranges anywhere from 50k to 100k mips.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 22:09
Replies: 57
Views: 2,848
Posted By th4t1guy
You could probably just reference this table: ...

You could probably just reference this table:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instructions_per_second#Timeline_of_instructions_per_second

I assume this question will not have a practical...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 February 2020, 20:36
Replies: 238
Views: 22,759
Posted By th4t1guy
The intro sequence for Frontier:Elite 2 is a...

The intro sequence for Frontier:Elite 2 is a pretty good benchmark as well.
Forum: support.Games 11 February 2020, 20:03
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By th4t1guy
You could also try booting with degrader disk...

You could also try booting with degrader disk (you may also need to disable cpu cache as well).
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2020, 19:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,164
Posted By th4t1guy
Alien Breed 3d II doesn't require a harddrive...

Alien Breed 3d II doesn't require a harddrive install?
Although saying it runs on stock hardware might be a bit of a stretch. :D

Also, you may be able to add Liberation to this list. I always...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 22:11
Replies: 83
Views: 4,174
Posted By th4t1guy
Well, if eBay buy-it-now auctions are anything to...

Well, if eBay buy-it-now auctions are anything to go by, it looks like the CDTV is back to launch price. :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 January 2020, 19:32
Replies: 54
Views: 3,762
Posted By th4t1guy
That's pretty much every Amiga game. :laughing

That's pretty much every Amiga game. :laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2020, 22:14
Replies: 83
Views: 4,174
Posted By th4t1guy
One thing I never quite understood about the CDTV...

One thing I never quite understood about the CDTV was that it seemed split between being a home theater/hifi device and a home computer (IR remote vs using mouse+keyboard). Was it usable at all with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 January 2020, 17:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,724
Posted By th4t1guy
It's a shame about Sinbad as it looks like it was...

It's a shame about Sinbad as it looks like it was all done by Bill Williams, who I thought did an excellent job with Pioneer Plague.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 19:23
Replies: 53
Views: 3,052
Posted By th4t1guy
I've never understood the obsession over Giana as...

I've never understood the obsession over Giana as I always viewed it as an embarrassingly cheap ripoff.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2020, 22:19
Replies: 27
Views: 3,185
Posted By th4t1guy
This might only be semi-related, but I noticed...

This might only be semi-related, but I noticed after installing the latest nvidia drivers (441.87) and enabling the new default max frame rate setting (58 fps) it would cause winUAE (4.3.0) to put...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2020, 19:37
Replies: 70
Views: 4,718
Posted By th4t1guy
Last boxed game I got was Capital Punishment. ...

Last boxed game I got was Capital Punishment. Was at an amiga show in St. Louis and they were selling these for really cheap (I think something like $5 or less).
Forum: project.EAB File Server 03 January 2020, 16:54
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By th4t1guy
Thanks, that does help me a bit, but it seems...

Thanks, that does help me a bit, but it seems like a lot of trial and error. I'll at least run through the titles I had as a kid to see if I can recreate that.
I don't suppose anyone has created a...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 03 January 2020, 05:33
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By th4t1guy
NTSC disk images

Haven't seen much discussion around this, but is there an archive or categorization of NTSC disk images? I'm putting a gotek in my a500, but to keep things simple I'd like to just deal with NTSC....
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2020, 20:28
Replies: 54
Views: 3,741
Posted By th4t1guy
Had the exact opposite problem here in the...

Had the exact opposite problem here in the States.
Nobody had an Amiga, so you could hardly ever find anyone swapping games. But I remember plenty of times buying a game from the store and having...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 December 2019, 16:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,655
Posted By th4t1guy
The end part is a little confusing since it...

The end part is a little confusing since it mentions "No Extra Half-Brite mode" and I swear it was available on my a500 when I used SEUCK as a kid (would have to fire it up again to verify though). ...
Forum: News 17 December 2019, 17:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By th4t1guy
All the legal copyright stuff is explained in the...

All the legal copyright stuff is explained in the video if you watch it.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2019, 19:43
Replies: 20
Views: 4,635
Posted By th4t1guy
@Joe_Maroni I did not have to do anything, for...

@Joe_Maroni
I did not have to do anything, for me it works immediately after plugging in. However, I'm using them on a CD32. Not sure if this helps, but when I had a broken adapter the red light...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2019, 19:13
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By th4t1guy
I will vouch for the TOM adapters. I use them on...

I will vouch for the TOM adapters. I use them on my cd32 and it lets me use both pc optical mice and the cheap usb snes-style gamepads, both working quite well.
Forum: OT - General 18 November 2019, 18:35
Replies: 56
Views: 4,031
Posted By th4t1guy
Just to follow up with my mobile question...

Just to follow up with my mobile question earlier, I started using Kiwi browser + nano adblock + nano defender extensions. So far it's been working really well for me.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 November 2019, 16:30
Replies: 54
Views: 3,539
Posted By th4t1guy
Right now I just have a mix of leftovers hooked...

Right now I just have a mix of leftovers hooked up to my cd32.

The satellite speakers from this (this thing was horrible....sats were the only good thing going for it):...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2019, 17:44
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By th4t1guy
Does the a1000 serial port have the same pinout...

Does the a1000 serial port have the same pinout as other amigas? I thought it was different for the parallel port at least.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 November 2019, 17:53
Replies: 24
Views: 1,903
Posted By th4t1guy
I think a lot of modern games are designed more...

I think a lot of modern games are designed more around casino/gambling style games where there is a seemingly larger reward for winning, and relatively small penalty for losing.
The win/lose ratio...
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