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Forum: project.aGTW 18 August 2018, 22:30
Replies: 74
Views: 11,660
Posted By OldB0y
Hardcore

Unreleased Amiga/Mega Drive game - Hardcore is coming to PS4/Vita

www.project-hardcore.net

Wonder if they’d consider releasing the Amy version as well as it was supposedly pretty much ready for...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 July 2018, 17:25
Replies: 4,059
Views: 352,942
Posted By OldB0y
Thanks for the response Supaduper, I knew it...

Thanks for the response Supaduper, I knew it could be done with a jumper, just wondered if there was a software solution.

Thanks anyway.

Also, does that disable the whole board, eg. The IDE...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 July 2018, 16:34
Replies: 4,059
Views: 352,942
Posted By OldB0y
Hi, sorry if this has already been answered - is...

Hi, sorry if this has already been answered - is there a way to disable the tf328 in software, as a fair number of cd32 games don’t like fastram. Nofastmem works from Workbench but I don’t think it’s...
Forum: Hardware mods 01 July 2018, 01:19
Replies: 4,059
Views: 352,942
Posted By OldB0y
I recently acquired a TF 328. Would just like to...

I recently acquired a TF 328. Would just like to say a big thank you to Plasmab for designing it. It's really helped give my CD32 a new lease of life. As someone who has lost close family, I can...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2017, 13:34
Replies: 36
Views: 3,947
Posted By OldB0y
I love all of them, for me though T2 is the best,...

I love all of them, for me though T2 is the best, followed by T3, followed by T1

Going back to your previous poll though - in what bizarre
Parallel universe is Silkworm better than SWIV??
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2016, 19:23
Replies: 84
Views: 5,689
Posted By OldB0y
If you want a 25Mhz 030, the Comodore 3630 card...

If you want a 25Mhz 030, the Comodore 3630 card comes up on e-bay quite often for around 80 - 90 pounds. It was the default option in the Amiga 4000/030, but will work fine in the CPU slot on the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2016, 13:23
Replies: 176
Views: 39,734
Posted By OldB0y
F1GP requires 1Mb to run, I know this, as it was...

F1GP requires 1Mb to run, I know this, as it was the reason I bought a Cortex RAM expansion for my A1000 back in the day.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2016, 19:57
Replies: 74
Views: 8,859
Posted By OldB0y
Cheers Dan and Ravi, I've listened to a few of...

Cheers Dan and Ravi, I've listened to a few of your retro hour podcasts now, but this one was probably the most interesting for me. I may have had one or two Fairlight cracks back in the day....;-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 March 2016, 17:34
Replies: 107
Views: 10,173
Posted By OldB0y
Go for A1200 AGA. I would suggest the largest...

Go for A1200 AGA. I would suggest the largest remaining user base of actual hardware is A1200 based. Additionally there are few games that really show off what AGA could do, whereas there are...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 March 2016, 14:25
Replies: 557
Views: 69,112
Posted By OldB0y
Either Marble Madness, or Defender of the crown. ...

Either Marble Madness, or Defender of the crown. Can't remember which, but they were the 2 games my Dad bought home with the A1000. This was the first time I'd ever heard of the Amiga, let alone...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 November 2015, 11:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,925
Posted By OldB0y
No robotron, but there is a spiritual successor...

No robotron, but there is a spiritual successor of sorts - Smash TV:

http://hol.abime.net/1985
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2015, 18:03
Replies: 112
Views: 15,124
Posted By OldB0y
I've never heard of chronomica, but there's a...

I've never heard of chronomica, but there's a short preview on youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JWVCqFuL50
Forum: Amiga scene 09 November 2015, 18:33
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By OldB0y
There is a game called Hot Rod by Sega, but it...

There is a game called Hot Rod by Sega, but it looks more like Supercars/Supercars2 than Rally X:

http://hol.abime.net/741

As for Pac Man:

http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?find=pacman
Forum: News 06 October 2015, 14:01
Replies: 110
Views: 17,376
Posted By OldB0y
Nice one :-) I'll give it a go - hopefully...

Nice one :-)

I'll give it a go - hopefully tonight - to see how it compares to Amiduke 0.3 - which runs runs very nicely on my standard 50Mhz 060

If anyone is interested, Amiduke 0.3 is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2015, 16:03
Replies: 18
Views: 3,282
Posted By OldB0y
Crikey, a mere 5 years to answer the original...

Crikey, a mere 5 years to answer the original posters question!
Forum: Amiga scene 07 September 2015, 16:13
Replies: 103
Views: 15,187
Posted By OldB0y
I'm no programmer, but I do know it was possible...

I'm no programmer, but I do know it was possible to squeeze Exile onto a 32k BBC B - which included speech, thrust like physics and loads of other effects, including spilling water. The same team...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2015, 19:18
Replies: 61
Views: 4,266
Posted By OldB0y
Agreed - I'd be happy with a 'dumb' phone with...

Agreed - I'd be happy with a 'dumb' phone with good battery performance. My old Nokia 3310 could pretty much go for a week between charges. My iPhone 6 struggles to go 2 days between charges.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2015, 15:32
Replies: 61
Views: 4,266
Posted By OldB0y
user here. Much prefer it to Android or the other...

user here. Much prefer it to Android or the other one (Windows or something?). I'm not averse to tinkering, but couldn't care less about tinkering with a phone - I just want one that works, which...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 August 2015, 14:27
Replies: 44
Views: 5,940
Posted By OldB0y
Never heard of that one - I'll have to give it a...

Never heard of that one - I'll have to give it a try!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 August 2015, 18:08
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By OldB0y
One word: SWIV great shmup, especially...

One word:

SWIV

great shmup, especially on the Amiga
Forum: Amiga scene 23 July 2015, 11:22
Replies: 18
Views: 3,861
Posted By OldB0y
Amiga is 30 today.....

Not the greatest article on Eurogamer though:

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-07-23-the-amiga-is-30-years-old-today

:) Happy Birthday!! :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 July 2015, 11:56
Replies: 40
Views: 4,021
Posted By OldB0y
UFO: Enemy Unknown Syndicate Utopia ...

UFO: Enemy Unknown
Syndicate
Utopia
Populous (1 and 2)
Powermonger
K240
Dune 2
No Second Prize

etc
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2015, 11:57
Replies: 103
Views: 14,951
Posted By OldB0y
Very nice - I'd consider buying one! Will it...

Very nice - I'd consider buying one! Will it work with AGA as well as ECS?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 June 2015, 16:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,116
Posted By OldB0y
Judging by the silly prices most Amiga stuff now...

Judging by the silly prices most Amiga stuff now seems to go for, I'd guess you'll easily get £300+ for it
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 June 2015, 15:48
Replies: 15
Views: 3,442
Posted By OldB0y
The A600/A1200 PSU's are identical, and fully...

The A600/A1200 PSU's are identical, and fully interchangable. I don't think there are any CF -> floppy adapters, only CF - IDE. The Gotek would be a better bet as a floppy replacement
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2015, 15:55
Replies: 36
Views: 4,925
Posted By OldB0y
Zeewolf 1 and 2 are definitely a lot smoother on...

Zeewolf 1 and 2 are definitely a lot smoother on an A1200 with fast RAM or accelerator.

Stuntcar Racer is smoother

UFO Enemy Unknown is a much better experience with an 030+

The unofficial...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 May 2015, 15:45
Replies: 795
Views: 109,747
Posted By OldB0y
BBC B micro -> Amiga 1000 -> Amiga 1200 -> PCs...

BBC B micro -> Amiga 1000 -> Amiga 1200 -> PCs (Yuck) -> Mac
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2015, 13:04
Replies: 67
Views: 7,933
Posted By OldB0y
F1GP - sure the frame rate wan't amazing, but a...

F1GP - sure the frame rate wan't amazing, but a fully featured F1 Sim on four floppy disks, running on a 1Mb A500 - pretty impressive.

Also, I've no idea how Geoff Crammond achieved it, but even...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 April 2015, 14:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,897
Posted By OldB0y
Looks like fun, I'd play it.

Looks like fun, I'd play it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 April 2015, 16:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By OldB0y
Its very subjective, as everyone has different...

Its very subjective, as everyone has different tastes, but heres a selection:

Amiga - loads IMO, but heres a few:

UFO Enemy Unknown
Chaos Engine
Carrier Command
Stunt Car Racer
Turrican 2
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2015, 16:01
Replies: 25
Views: 3,437
Posted By OldB0y
Okay, the CD32 has a 68020 CPU, and all games for...

Okay, the CD32 has a 68020 CPU, and all games for it would be written with this in mind. Using an Amiga with an 030/040/060 to emulate a CD32 may introduce issues if their instruction sets are not...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 March 2015, 15:59
Replies: 25
Views: 3,437
Posted By OldB0y
I had similar issues with my Blizzard 1260. The...

I had similar issues with my Blizzard 1260. The issues were largely resolved by changing the 060 libraries I was using to the MUlib ones. The only CD32 game that works I currently get graphical...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 March 2015, 14:05
Replies: 25
Views: 3,437
Posted By OldB0y
Yes, Squirrel SCSI or Surf Squirrel - neither of...

Yes, Squirrel SCSI or Surf Squirrel - neither of which will work in an A4000, as they are PCMCIA devices and therefore A600/A1200 only.

There are CD32 'Emulators' available for CD-ROMs connected...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 March 2015, 12:45
Replies: 25
Views: 3,437
Posted By OldB0y
I too use the Squirrel interface and its CD32...

I too use the Squirrel interface and its CD32 emulator. Many games DO work, however there are those that won't - namely anything that requires the CD32's Akiko chip. For example, the Lotus Trilogy...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 February 2015, 17:39
Replies: 112
Views: 15,124
Posted By OldB0y
Blimey, 2 Amiga FPS I've never heard of, and I...

Blimey, 2 Amiga FPS I've never heard of, and I thought I'd played all of em!
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2015, 21:10
Replies: 26
Views: 4,062
Posted By OldB0y
Yeah, that the one :-) Although apparently the...

Yeah, that the one :-) Although apparently the version used in the advert is from the Gameboy version of the game.
Forum: Amiga scene 25 February 2015, 00:14
Replies: 26
Views: 4,062
Posted By OldB0y
As music is very subjective, and everyone has...

As music is very subjective, and everyone has different taste, I think best is in the ear of the beholder as it were....Here are some personal favourites:

I never owned a C64, but when I borrowed...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 January 2015, 15:02
Replies: 136
Views: 33,951
Posted By OldB0y
Don't know if they have the equivalent in Sweden,...

Don't know if they have the equivalent in Sweden, but in the UK we have the Citizens Advice Bureau. It's Government run and gives free legal advice. If you have the equivalent in Sweden, that's...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 November 2014, 19:18
Replies: 245
Views: 43,626
Posted By OldB0y
I never understand why anyone would announce the...

I never understand why anyone would announce the imminent arrival of a product until they have a working prototype, or at the very least have a past history of successful products under their belt. ...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 October 2014, 02:02
Replies: 67
Views: 6,612
Posted By OldB0y
Dad bought an A1000 home from work around 87 or...

Dad bought an A1000 home from work around 87 or 88. Most friends still had 8-bits, and hadn't even heard of the Amiga at the time.

I remember being amazed by it compared to the BBC B we had,...
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