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Forum: Coders. Contest Yesterday, 20:01
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I have WinUAE and real A500 (1MB) and A1200...

I have WinUAE and real A500 (1MB) and A1200 (9MB). I am available to judge games, if needs be. I will have to know the classification criteria, tho. Surely it won't rely solely on our personal tastes.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2018, 11:14
Replies: 72
Views: 3,673
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I'm still a bit weary about these "mini" things...

I'm still a bit weary about these "mini" things of late. Are they any good? I've seen the SNES mini for sale in shops around here but the fact that it does NOT read SNES cartdriges and doesn't have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2018, 20:57
Replies: 197
Views: 6,934
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Lucky guy!

Lucky guy!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2018, 14:58
Replies: 197
Views: 6,934
Posted By PortuguesePilot
In 16bit terms, the X68000 is on a class of its...

In 16bit terms, the X68000 is on a class of its own. Nothing comes close. Not even the FM-Towns (debatable, I know, but it's my opinion).

IMO, the Amiga is in a very worthy second place. And...
Forum: News 15 June 2018, 14:48
Replies: 67
Views: 3,153
Posted By PortuguesePilot
AWESOME! Thanks for this! Keep them games commin'...

AWESOME! Thanks for this! Keep them games commin' that we'll keep on buyin'em!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 June 2018, 19:55
Replies: 53
Views: 2,296
Posted By PortuguesePilot
4 of my 5 Amigas are connected to CRTs (either...

4 of my 5 Amigas are connected to CRTs (either monitors or 4:3 CRT TVs). There's no substitute.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 May 2018, 10:44
Replies: 51
Views: 2,236
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Never really liked Fire & Ice for some reason....

Never really liked Fire & Ice for some reason. Never really understood what all the fuss was about. When I was a wee lad, platform games were my favourite and even then Fire & Ice didn't quite...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2018, 13:31
Replies: 272
Views: 18,998
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Awesome! Thanks for sharing it with us lot!...

Awesome! Thanks for sharing it with us lot! Cheers!
Forum: Amiga scene 01 May 2018, 20:14
Replies: 625
Views: 25,564
Posted By PortuguesePilot
This is probably true (looking at Apple for the...

This is probably true (looking at Apple for the prime example, but even at PCs, in spite of their awesome retro-compatibility), but even so, the truth is that Amiga is dead. And so is Commodore. What...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 April 2018, 00:29
Replies: 65
Views: 2,454
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Both. Real A500 (x3), real A600 (x1) and real...

Both. Real A500 (x3), real A600 (x1) and real A1200 (x2) but also WinUAE configured on 5 desktop PCs, 2 laptop PCs, 1 eMac, 1 PS2, 1 PSP and 1 Android smartphone.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 April 2018, 18:42
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By PortuguesePilot
A no-contest, in my humble opinion. The...

A no-contest, in my humble opinion.

The Chaos Engine is a co-op, top-view, search-and-destroy action game with a nice storyline, excellent graphics, great sound effects, good speed and awesome...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 April 2018, 02:51
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Again: thanks!

Again: thanks!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 March 2018, 01:39
Replies: 197
Views: 6,934
Posted By PortuguesePilot
The version of STeEm that I found out works best...

The version of STeEm that I found out works best for me and have been using ever since is the SSE v3.9.2

I have no idea who maintains it...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 March 2018, 01:25
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Thanks, fellow countryman! Much appreciated!

Thanks, fellow countryman! Much appreciated!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 March 2018, 21:28
Replies: 197
Views: 6,934
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I use STeEm for ST/STe and Hatari for Falcon.

I use STeEm for ST/STe and Hatari for Falcon.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 March 2018, 20:14
Replies: 625
Views: 25,564
Posted By PortuguesePilot
It's kind of hard to make sense of a comment that...

It's kind of hard to make sense of a comment that has no commas what so ever. But it seems to me that both nexus and trixster were saying that the so-called NG is an "evolution" of sorts. I fail to...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 March 2018, 01:37
Replies: 625
Views: 25,564
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Just to clear out some doubts that apparently...

Just to clear out some doubts that apparently persist regarding my previous posts:

1) I have no ill-will or negative opinion about ANY system that uses AROS or MorphOS. Quite on the contrary. I'm...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 March 2018, 17:25
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By PortuguesePilot
The OCS version is the one I tend to play more,...

The OCS version is the one I tend to play more, 'cos of nostalgia. The AGA version may be technically superior but it just doesn't resonate as much, emotionally speaking.

Also, I feel that some of...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 March 2018, 17:13
Replies: 625
Views: 25,564
Posted By PortuguesePilot
This, in itself, proves my point. No-one ever...

This, in itself, proves my point. No-one ever argues that a 286 or a 386 or a 486 or a Pentium or a Dual Core (or the AMD equivalents) are Windows-based PCs. The simple fact that we discuss that...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 March 2018, 15:42
Replies: 625
Views: 25,564
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I really look at this differently, it seems. For...

I really look at this differently, it seems. For me, when you have to "emulate" the chipset, then it's no longer a real "Amiga". Oh, so the OS is inherited from the Amiga? Cool. But the machine it...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 March 2018, 11:57
Replies: 625
Views: 25,564
Posted By PortuguesePilot
How can either be classed as "next gen" when the...

How can either be classed as "next gen" when the technology that lie beneath is already obsolete? Shouldn't we, as a whole, focus on bringing "Amiga" into the x64 technology? Or at least suit it for...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2018, 13:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Can't avoid being depressed by these news. He...

Can't avoid being depressed by these news. He couldn't have been an old guy, was he? Probably just a few years older than me...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 March 2018, 15:33
Replies: 21
Views: 2,638
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Excellent game! Thanks for sharing!

Excellent game! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2018, 13:54
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I own 5 different Spectrums (two 48K "rubber...

I own 5 different Spectrums (two 48K "rubber keys", one 128K+2 "Grey", one 128K +2A and one 128K +2B), all in full working condition. The 128K +2A I have equipped with a DivMMC EnJOY! and a 8GB...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 February 2018, 01:46
Replies: 64
Views: 3,396
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I too think the Spectrum was great for its time,...

I too think the Spectrum was great for its time, taking in account its price. It had very limited graphic abilities (only 8 colours, colour clash, no hardware scrolling, etc), though, especially...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2018, 14:08
Replies: 64
Views: 3,396
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I also feel much the same way. But I think that...

I also feel much the same way. But I think that here at EAB people don't give the Spectrum the credit it deserves because most of the members had C64's. The hardware advantages of the C64 over the...
Forum: Collections 26 January 2018, 21:08
Replies: 554
Views: 45,947
Posted By PortuguesePilot
For all those involved in this: Thank you for...

For all those involved in this: Thank you for doing this for us, guys! It's highly appreciated.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2018, 00:46
Replies: 79
Views: 8,038
Posted By PortuguesePilot
You have a choice of language. Spanish is just...

You have a choice of language. Spanish is just the default, but you can select English on the main menu.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2017, 14:40
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Oh, my. You just opened a can of worms. My Amiga...

Oh, my. You just opened a can of worms. My Amiga is my main "quick fixer" and I power it up almost everyday for some quick gaming.

Every week I fire up at least one of these: BC Kid, Lotus Turbo...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 December 2017, 00:43
Replies: 44
Views: 3,405
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 December 2017, 14:41
Replies: 44
Views: 3,405
Posted By PortuguesePilot
And which crack is that?

And which crack is that?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 December 2017, 00:41
Replies: 42
Views: 1,738
Posted By PortuguesePilot
I have a 520STfm too and I think that where the...

I have a 520STfm too and I think that where the ST significantly drags (literally) behind the Amiga is in the scrolling. The sound/music and sprites/colours are also worse on the ST but since I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2017, 19:54
Replies: 42
Views: 1,738
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Any member can post his/hers opinion given that...

Any member can post his/hers opinion given that he/she doesn't break the rules. We operate within the scope of freedom of speech (and opinion) and within the notion that our freedom ends where the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 November 2017, 19:24
Replies: 42
Views: 1,738
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Both Knightmare games are legendary. Here's...

Both Knightmare games are legendary.

Here's one of my favourites with the ST's AY-3-8910:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0rMS8vpOCY

Dark, moody and packed with feeling. Also, musically...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2017, 01:34
Replies: 122
Views: 14,542
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Thanks, DamienD!

Thanks, DamienD!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2017, 03:26
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Completely forgot about the arcade versions. I...

Completely forgot about the arcade versions. I should have said arcade games notwithstanding. The Konami version of "Aliens" (which is not related to "Predator") is somewhat 'meh' for me, but the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 November 2017, 01:02
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Always loved the original Predator film. It's...

Always loved the original Predator film. It's top-notch 80's sci-fi/action. The second isn't as good but it's sort of nifty anyway. All the other derivatives (Alien vs Predator, Predators, etc) were,...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2017, 14:07
Replies: 58
Views: 4,059
Posted By PortuguesePilot
If you need help with an eventual Portuguese...

If you need help with an eventual Portuguese version, just say something. I'd be glad to help out. Cheers!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 November 2017, 19:50
Replies: 45
Views: 3,079
Posted By PortuguesePilot
The game is, indeed, technically impressive....

The game is, indeed, technically impressive. Unfortunately, the gameplay does not rise up to par. It's still a nice game, though, and back in the day I did get quite far (World 4, I think) though I...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 02 November 2017, 01:03
Replies: 19
Views: 3,974
Posted By PortuguesePilot
Thanks, mate! Cheers!

Thanks, mate! Cheers!
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