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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2018, 18:13
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By rare_j
Apparently Lemmings sold 15 million copies in the...

Apparently Lemmings sold 15 million copies in the end ( all formats) which probably makes it the biggest, unless worms did even better.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2018, 22:09
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By rare_j
Looks like one of the major components is...

Looks like one of the major components is sellotape!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2018, 22:07
Replies: 35
Views: 1,317
Posted By rare_j
Yes it is a shame that somebody tried so hard to...

Yes it is a shame that somebody tried so hard to make it look that bad.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 August 2018, 12:31
Replies: 102
Views: 5,590
Posted By rare_j
Gone as well now by the looks of things :(

Gone as well now by the looks of things :(
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2018, 12:21
Replies: 102
Views: 5,590
Posted By rare_j
Thanks for the tip! :)

Thanks for the tip! :)
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2018, 20:09
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By rare_j
I think I used to use one which you set up with...

I think I used to use one which you set up with text files and use with AmiTCP. So I would try other GUI based optios first as suggested here, or even check in case there’s one built into Genesis.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2018, 10:54
Replies: 102
Views: 5,590
Posted By rare_j
Well that is disappointing. They had a good stack...

Well that is disappointing. They had a good stack of PS1 redump isos over there.
Not sure where to go for those now either.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2018, 23:41
Replies: 102
Views: 5,590
Posted By rare_j
Thanks for thd tip. Looks like I’ll finally have...

Thanks for thd tip. Looks like I’ll finally have to work out how to use pleasuredome!
Forum: support.Apps 15 August 2018, 23:18
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By rare_j
I know it’s not the answer you’re looking for,...

I know it’s not the answer you’re looking for, but to get around this you can run an ftp server on the amiga, and a capable client on the other end like filezilla.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2018, 23:13
Replies: 102
Views: 5,590
Posted By rare_j
Cleaning up after the kids more like! Yeah...

Cleaning up after the kids more like!
Yeah there’s no trophies in all of the stuff I downloaded from emuparadise, and I like it that way!
Whats slightly annoying is that they do (or did) mame...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2018, 22:56
Replies: 102
Views: 5,590
Posted By rare_j
I’d say I’m the opposite, when I get an...

I’d say I’m the opposite, when I get an acheivement or a trophy, it reminds me I’m getting a virtual pat on the head for what is essentially a waste of my time. I turn that nonsense off, so I can...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 August 2018, 22:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By rare_j
Amazingly, I’m still bitter about zool, decades...

Amazingly, I’m still bitter about zool, decades after the event.
I bought it on the strength of the cu amiga demo, which was quite different from the finished game. Hardly played it.
Also bitter...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 August 2018, 11:33
Replies: 36
Views: 1,290
Posted By rare_j
No, this was around 1988. So no IBM microdrive....

No, this was around 1988. So no IBM microdrive. He meant the Sinclair shoelace-in-a-matchbox microdrive.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 August 2018, 00:09
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By rare_j
He means that Skeleton was effeminate. That's...

He means that Skeleton was effeminate. That's what they wouldn't get away with in children's programs these days.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 August 2018, 23:42
Replies: 36
Views: 1,290
Posted By rare_j
When I was around 12 my CDT teacher mocked...

When I was around 12 my CDT teacher mocked cassette tapes, saying that getting data off them was like 'kicking a dead whale up a beach' (whatever that means).
The future, he confidently told me, was...
Forum: News 07 August 2018, 23:34
Replies: 280
Views: 40,491
Posted By rare_j
Any plans you can share regarding distribution?...

Any plans you can share regarding distribution? Hopefully the usual outlets will stock it. OS4 FE did very well at £20 I understand.

Where will you even find enough DS DD floppys to distribute it...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 August 2018, 02:27
Replies: 164
Views: 12,525
Posted By rare_j
Saw you guys on slashdot today. Nice one.

Saw you guys on slashdot today. Nice one.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2018, 21:47
Replies: 106
Views: 10,986
Posted By rare_j
Like a pincer movement, the playstation was...

Like a pincer movement, the playstation was approaching on one front, and advancing on the other were vga, windows 95 and the pentium, followed by 3dfx.
28mhz or no, even with hindsight it wasn't...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 July 2018, 13:57
Replies: 33
Views: 1,637
Posted By rare_j
Well that's true but if there was some way to...

Well that's true but if there was some way to utilise the 1/2 gb of ram, or wifi connection, or sd card storage it would be fun for those with a stock machine.
Stedy has given a detailed view on...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 July 2018, 10:24
Replies: 33
Views: 1,637
Posted By rare_j
Is doing something with the trapdoor slot viable?

Is doing something with the trapdoor slot viable?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2018, 02:32
Replies: 56
Views: 5,336
Posted By rare_j
One thing that spoiled super metroid for me was...

One thing that spoiled super metroid for me was getting stuck in quicksand. You have to spam the jump button *a lot* to get out. And if you get stuck up to the neck it's like a minute and a half...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 July 2018, 20:36
Replies: 25
Views: 1,474
Posted By rare_j
So what similarities does workplace shell have...

So what similarities does workplace shell have with amiga os?
I've never used os/2.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2018, 19:31
Replies: 75
Views: 6,987
Posted By rare_j
Thanks for the update FOL. Probably you're not in...

Thanks for the update FOL. Probably you're not in the mood for it but there was always going to be a bit of banter around this.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 July 2018, 13:41
Replies: 75
Views: 6,987
Posted By rare_j
What on earth is going on? Closing for well over...

What on earth is going on? Closing for well over a month is surely forum suicide.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 June 2018, 22:22
Replies: 26
Views: 2,433
Posted By rare_j
Beautiful demo. Well done. Some of those scenes...

Beautiful demo. Well done. Some of those scenes wouldn't have looked out of place on a PS1. Perhaps more artwork than tech demo. Congrats.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 June 2018, 22:12
Replies: 197
Views: 8,233
Posted By rare_j
Yeah, we'll catch up on over 30 years of progress...

Yeah, we'll catch up on over 30 years of progress no probs. Only Amiga makes it possible.
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 June 2018, 18:57
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By rare_j
Sorry, I don't know. But here's the topic that I...

Sorry, I don't know. But here's the topic that I think is relevant:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=88136
Hopefully there is quite some useful info here.
Edit - Toni's link is likely to be...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 June 2018, 17:52
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By rare_j
There was a thread a while back where Toni...

There was a thread a while back where Toni investigated this. I think he came to the conclusion that very old hard drives can be made to work properly if the usb adapter also supports old drive...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 June 2018, 14:09
Replies: 75
Views: 6,987
Posted By rare_j
There's no serious debate here, it's just a...

There's no serious debate here, it's just a trolling opportinity for Djole501 now.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 June 2018, 09:59
Replies: 30
Views: 1,551
Posted By rare_j
A while back a programmer posted that as little...

A while back a programmer posted that as little as 64kb dedicated to the cpu could have made a big difference to the A1200 and CD32.
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 June 2018, 22:19
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By rare_j
What options were changed in the video card...

What options were changed in the video card driver?
Forum: support.OtherUAE 02 June 2018, 13:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By rare_j
Found this in the version history for 2.19: ...

Found this in the version history for 2.19:

Fixed #299: Autofire would not enable for real controllers,
unless you changed to keyboard and back to a controller first

So looks like 2.19 fixes...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 June 2018, 21:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By rare_j
If you can do bittorrent then look for "acorn...

If you can do bittorrent then look for "acorn antiques risc os games pack vol 1".
Transmission is a good client.
Forum: project.EAB 01 June 2018, 16:04
Replies: 174
Views: 10,607
Posted By rare_j
Probably the money is being made by the spammer...

Probably the money is being made by the spammer when links are clicked.
Search engines will follow links on eab, these may be counted by the spammer, and perhaps make it seem like eab is a...
Forum: project.EAB 01 June 2018, 14:38
Replies: 174
Views: 10,607
Posted By rare_j
I see you already have google recaptcha on the...

I see you already have google recaptcha on the register form, which is very effective at stopping bots.
It seems like it is a human, presumably paid to spam us.

I don't see that it will be easy...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2018, 11:26
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By rare_j
WinUAEX on the original xbox is the closest thing...

WinUAEX on the original xbox is the closest thing I've seen to a consolised Amiga. It had an on-screen keyboard. Everything could be done through the xbox pad.
Unfortunately there's no hdmi on the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 May 2018, 12:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By rare_j
What format do you need to convert it to make it...

What format do you need to convert it to make it work? I have it in apd format, (whatever that is) if that helps.
Forum: project.EAB 24 May 2018, 00:38
Replies: 174
Views: 10,607
Posted By rare_j
Yep, mods are doing a top job keeping things sane...

Yep, mods are doing a top job keeping things sane for thr rest of us.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 May 2018, 00:35
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By rare_j
Can +2a/b users simply use a rom switcher like we...

Can +2a/b users simply use a rom switcher like we do in our A500+ amigas?
Forum: project.EAB 24 May 2018, 00:30
Replies: 174
Views: 10,607
Posted By rare_j
Feel sorry for you guys cleaning this chump’s...

Feel sorry for you guys cleaning this chump’s mess up.
Feel slightly sorry for the chump as well, jumping through hoops to post this nonsense. It must be semi-automated.
+1 for the idea of...
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