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Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2018, 23:47
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By eXeler0
Lols, while we are at it.. found this one.. ...

Lols, while we are at it.. found this one..
Aparently the first time ever a CD32 was shown on TV.
Featuring some bold statements from one guy ;-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzK_nr2VdHY
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2018, 21:58
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By eXeler0
David Pleasance & Trevor Dickinson talk about C<

In case you missed it:
Fairly recent interview with David P. & Trevor D.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhTNR6XZJd0
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2017, 22:09
Replies: 182
Views: 12,933
Posted By eXeler0
Could the Copper be used to something funky with...

Could the Copper be used to something funky with the color palette of those strips (in real-time)?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 December 2017, 22:07
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By eXeler0
Sega Y board (Arcade), how advanced was it for its time?

Just did a bit of reading on Sega "modell Y" arcade board. Damn, that thing was impressive for 1988. I mean, the Amiga was still pretty freesh at that point..

The specs:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 December 2017, 02:32
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By eXeler0
Hello @Hcktrox I worked in the gaming biz a...

Hello @Hcktrox
I worked in the gaming biz a bunch of years back in the day (1998-2003) and before that I did actually finish a hobby project game (PC DOS at the time). In a large team you are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 December 2017, 00:25
Replies: 182
Views: 12,933
Posted By eXeler0
I think a lot of clever people have already done...

I think a lot of clever people have already done the math and proved that a straight 1x1 *playable* port is impossible on a vanilla A500 due to a bunch of reasons. So next obious step is maybe doing...
Forum: News 13 December 2017, 01:26
Replies: 721
Views: 122,216
Posted By eXeler0
Of course it will physically "fit", some will...

Of course it will physically "fit", some will likely do that too.. along with a Raspberry Pi and what not.., Hell, a mini NES :)
And someone will model and 3d print brackets to keep it all in place...
Forum: News 12 December 2017, 21:36
Replies: 721
Views: 122,216
Posted By eXeler0
We'll se which one comes out first. If the V1200...

We'll se which one comes out first. If the V1200 board is ouit first and he gets a free dev-board then the choice is up to him. If the Reloaded is first, well at least ppl cat blame him for not...
Forum: News 12 December 2017, 20:20
Replies: 721
Views: 122,216
Posted By eXeler0
Note to self, don't use words like "need" in this...

Note to self, don't use words like "need" in this forum ;-)
Well, its not rocket science, we know Jens is split between defending his own series of accelerators from Vampire and catering for the...
Forum: News 11 December 2017, 23:58
Replies: 721
Views: 122,216
Posted By eXeler0
Just when I was getting used to the thought that...

Just when I was getting used to the thought that it was abandoned. ;-)
IF its still a thing, I think it needs to be compatible with Vamp 1200 V4..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2017, 00:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By eXeler0
"Barbarian" gets my vote. Nice graphics, great...

"Barbarian" gets my vote. Nice graphics, great music, good controls.

Barbarian II looked good on c64 but controls felt awkward and the gameplay offered a certain level of frustration..
Forum: News 25 November 2017, 12:34
Replies: 94
Views: 13,630
Posted By eXeler0
Ok got an answer: -----------------------------...

Ok got an answer:
-----------------------------

"The team is still working on that.
We need to remove the signatures from the model and find the appropriate.

Since we had to modify the molds...
Forum: News 25 November 2017, 03:42
Replies: 94
Views: 13,630
Posted By eXeler0
Good question, I sent them a message about this...

Good question, I sent them a message about this on the campaign web site. I'll post the answer here if & when I get them...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 November 2017, 22:30
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By eXeler0
You're tha man Toni, you were spot on. Works now,...

You're tha man Toni, you were spot on. Works now, big thanx!
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 November 2017, 21:06
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By eXeler0
Can't save changes to CF card from WinUAE

I'd be surprised if Im the first to ask this :o but a forum search returned to much vaguely related stuff so I'll simply ask again.

I just tried to format a CF card in WinUAE which I run as Admin....
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 18 November 2017, 19:09
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By eXeler0
Ok, so I put the ROM2 chip into the top U6B slot...

Ok, so I put the ROM2 chip into the top U6B slot (and the other one in the slot below obviously) and... it worked.. ;-)

So for future reference;
If you have Cloanto ROMs labled only as "ROM2" on...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 16 November 2017, 23:41
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By eXeler0
That was my guess too, the logic being that U6B...

That was my guess too, the logic being that U6B is the second slot after U6A som ROM2 should go there there, but its a bit annoying they couldn't have made the labeling more "fool proof" especially...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 16 November 2017, 17:25
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By eXeler0
ROM id question

Hi, just got these from a local dealer and the instructions provided seem to refer to some other version of the chips.

The labels on the ROM chips have no reference to U6A or U6B sockets.
See pic...
Forum: News 16 November 2017, 12:47
Replies: 93
Views: 13,175
Posted By eXeler0
Maybe I missed this info but what is the expected...

Maybe I missed this info but what is the expected timeframe of this 3.1.4 update?

And is it currently seen as a "one off" thing or (hopefully) - econmy permitting - a start to more regular...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 November 2017, 01:52
Replies: 67
Views: 3,377
Posted By eXeler0
Well, Commodore did'n really plan far ahead, did...

Well, Commodore did'n really plan far ahead, did they, all the CD32 marketing was targeting the Mega CD so yea, it was the best 32-bit "16-bit" console ;-) It wasn't any more next gen than the...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 November 2017, 01:34
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By eXeler0
Today i put in 3.1 ROMs so that I could try to...

Today i put in 3.1 ROMs so that I could try to boot from a CF. Good news is, it boots, it works.

That also gave me the chance to check the Blizzard 1230 MkIV that came along with the A1200 and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 November 2017, 00:43
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By eXeler0
If one was to guess, what is the minimum Amiga...

If one was to guess, what is the minimum Amiga specs to run Wolfenstein in fullscreen, 1x1 at average 25fps?

My guess is you need a A1200 + upwards 40Mhz 030+ at least 1MB FastRAM. But probably...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 November 2017, 02:18
Replies: 67
Views: 3,377
Posted By eXeler0
I have a working Marty 2 and a CarMarty (yea..)...

I have a working Marty 2 and a CarMarty (yea..) but I have no cables for the CarMarty so I have no idea if it works.. (uses that damn custom video out cable that is impossible to find)
Dont have a...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 November 2017, 01:38
Replies: 67
Views: 3,377
Posted By eXeler0
Lol yes, and now if we can have a Vampire 4 card...

Lol yes, and now if we can have a Vampire 4 card + rizer to hide in inside the CD32 we'll be able to play Quake 2 on it, suck on that Sega Saturn ;-)
Forum: Amiga scene 07 November 2017, 01:35
Replies: 67
Views: 3,377
Posted By eXeler0
Microcosm is basically a disguised rail shooter...

Microcosm is basically a disguised rail shooter with pre-rendered graphis - and Philips CD-i had already proved that genre is not a big console seller.. It looks nice when running in demo mode on...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 November 2017, 01:26
Replies: 67
Views: 3,377
Posted By eXeler0
You are thinking of the Japanese-only FM Towns...

You are thinking of the Japanese-only FM Towns "Marty" console, on paper they did beat the CD32 by half a year or so but this was in the veeery early days of internet so no one here in Europe heard...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2017, 12:37
Replies: 67
Views: 3,377
Posted By eXeler0
Having seen most Dave Haynie (& others) videos on...

Having seen most Dave Haynie (& others) videos on youtube about the Commodore years I have a pretty clear picture of a lot of stuff that went along. However the early development of the CD32 is -to...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 November 2017, 12:23
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By eXeler0
Visually the motherboard seems to be in good...

Visually the motherboard seems to be in good condition, although I have not checked the backside.
I do have an external drive, but since I have no OS running atm I only tried with bootable disks....
Forum: support.Hardware 06 November 2017, 02:51
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By eXeler0
Problem with A1200 reading from Floppy

Recently I acquired another A1200 which was sold "as is" and according to the seller, never powered on since 1998.
Yea it was a gamble, but it turns out the Amiga works. I get to the famous "insert...
Forum: News 01 November 2017, 23:07
Replies: 93
Views: 13,175
Posted By eXeler0
Yes, backporting the entire OS4 to 68k would be a...

Yes, backporting the entire OS4 to 68k would be a "fools errand". If we are talking realism, it would probably be easier to look at it from the "other side".. Meaning, not what is actually needed or...
Forum: News 24 October 2017, 21:22
Replies: 47
Views: 3,927
Posted By eXeler0
Ah yes, bloatware ey? :laughing The other day I...

Ah yes, bloatware ey? :laughing
The other day I installed Killer Instict on Xbox One.. then just when I thought it was done and could play a few rounds there was of course just an update then I...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 October 2017, 00:36
Replies: 67
Views: 3,377
Posted By eXeler0
When you enter the console market, your biggest...

When you enter the console market, your biggest problem is the competition not some potentially pissed off A1200 owners.. (and really, I already had a Blizzard 1200 with 4MB Fastram, the first time I...
Forum: News 23 October 2017, 00:24
Replies: 47
Views: 3,927
Posted By eXeler0
Congrats @aszu + team, I know its easy to begin a...

Congrats @aszu + team, I know its easy to begin a project and a whole different thing to actually complete it. Well done!
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2017, 02:39
Replies: 95
Views: 9,015
Posted By eXeler0
Well I chose my words poorly, I have not played...

Well I chose my words poorly, I have not played it but I meant with respect to how you can pick up power ups and therefore attack enemies in a different manner .. more variation ion strategy if you...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2017, 02:36
Replies: 67
Views: 3,377
Posted By eXeler0
AAA was running late, Hombre was still far off,...

AAA was running late, Hombre was still far off, DSP would have required big-ish engineering effort to add to the Spellbound design...
But what Commodore *could* have done very easily with very...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2017, 00:56
Replies: 95
Views: 9,015
Posted By eXeler0
Great work @buzzybee, I did buy the first one,...

Great work @buzzybee, I did buy the first one, but this one looks, sounds and plays much better tbh.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2017, 00:45
Replies: 67
Views: 3,377
Posted By eXeler0
@MigaTech, as you can imagine this topic has been...

@MigaTech, as you can imagine this topic has been discussed uncountable times so use the search option in the forums and I'm sure you'll find almost every possible angle on this "oh so dear" topic ;-)
Forum: Hardware mods 02 October 2017, 22:27
Replies: 3,251
Views: 201,289
Posted By eXeler0
As plasmab said, official numers say about...

As plasmab said, official numers say about 100,000 units. However, there were NTSC units produced for the US market but never released. Don't know if those are included in the estimate.
These are...
Forum: News 01 October 2017, 20:12
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By eXeler0
Nice, is the this the port of...

Nice,
is the this the port of "grafx2-2.5wip2082-win32" -version?
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2017, 23:32
Replies: 52
Views: 4,761
Posted By eXeler0
The arcade version is one of my all time favs and...

The arcade version is one of my all time favs and you are right, Amiga deserved a far better port, so well done so far!
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