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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 00:53
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Galahad/FLT
If you want a format that everyone can use...

If you want a format that everyone can use whether it be real Amiga or WinUAE, you could do a basic MFM system that gives the same capacity as Rob Northens PDOS Protection system but with the ability...
Forum: support.Games 28 March 2020, 20:58
Replies: 611
Views: 206,953
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Does it work if you disable external drives?

Does it work if you disable external drives?
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2020, 01:32
Replies: 164
Views: 11,216
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Amiga....

I've used AmigaKit off and on for ten years, recently used them about a month or so ago.

I can't comment on other peoples experiences with AmigaKit, and I won't deny that some people have had...
Forum: EAB's competition 24 March 2020, 00:50
Replies: 223
Views: 8,900
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Awesome :) I'd love to play this properly...

Awesome :)

I'd love to play this properly but I'm a lurker in this competition, so my turn is open to whoever responds first.
Forum: EAB's competition 23 March 2020, 23:59
Replies: 223
Views: 8,900
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Onslaught?

Onslaught?
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 March 2020, 11:46
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Happy to be corrected.... As usual, error = user...

Happy to be corrected.... As usual, error = user :)
Forum: support.Games 22 March 2020, 00:45
Replies: 59
Views: 1,805
Posted By Galahad/FLT
In lieu of good tools, best thing would be to ask...

In lieu of good tools, best thing would be to ask for Stingrays Rawdic imager slave which can then image yours disks and which via checksuming the data as its read, will tell you if the data is good...
Forum: support.Other 22 March 2020, 00:40
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Doesnt matter what max track ADF uses, you can...

Doesnt matter what max track ADF uses, you can specifiy 82 tracks, so long as the program within that ADF expects to load that much data just as you can set an ADF to only need the first 30tracks if...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 21 March 2020, 15:35
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Galahad/FLT
This really is a problem for the author of FS-UAE...

This really is a problem for the author of FS-UAE to fix.

It cannot be the responsibility of the person who wrote the WHDLoad install to consider things that have no reason to exist as a problem...
Forum: support.Other 20 March 2020, 18:02
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By Galahad/FLT
No idea what Denis is on about, ADF format can be...

No idea what Denis is on about, ADF format can be more than 79 tracks so long as the emulator/software using it knows it, i.e. so long as you dont go read beyond the end of the file, it will still...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2020, 22:00
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Yeah quite likely, and with downloads being 4-10...

Yeah quite likely, and with downloads being 4-10 Times bigger, so poor sods AT&T calling card was taking a proper beating lol
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2020, 18:47
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Im amazed more of us were not caught in all...

Im amazed more of us were not caught in all honesty, boxing and cards, never much worried about the boxing, but the cards......I was zero careful with those!!! :shocked
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 March 2020, 18:44
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Im 46 now if thats any clue, but early 20's when...

Im 46 now if thats any clue, but early 20's when in Fairlight.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 March 2020, 08:36
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I wouldn't get too hung up on the term "lamer",...

I wouldn't get too hung up on the term "lamer", back then it might have been derogatory, nowadays in the rare cases I use the name, its simply to describe someone that played no real part in the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 March 2020, 23:44
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Unless you were part of groups that were...

Unless you were part of groups that were instrumental in being responsible for those 0 day warez at the point they were released, then no, you wouldn't understand "this elite business".

The...
Forum: support.Other 11 March 2020, 23:33
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Galahad/FLT
No, unless you had the skills yourself to do it,...

No, unless you had the skills yourself to do it, generally, hard drive versions were not many back in the day.

Mainly because most Amiga owners didn't have a hard drive due to their ridiculous...
Forum: EAB's competition 11 March 2020, 10:05
Replies: 223
Views: 8,900
Posted By Galahad/FLT
First to respond can take my go.

First to respond can take my go.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2020, 21:34
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
DMS was out in 1987 I think, so its always been a...

DMS was out in 1987 I think, so its always been a part of the piracy scene with regards to storing disk images.

I'm pretty sure DMS was a commercial program at one point but it got resourced and...
Forum: EAB's competition 10 March 2020, 21:22
Replies: 223
Views: 8,900
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Mercenary III: The Dion Crisis?

Mercenary III: The Dion Crisis?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2020, 21:21
Replies: 60
Views: 2,532
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Two regrets for me. 1). Not getting an Amiga...

Two regrets for me.

1). Not getting an Amiga until late 1988, I would really have loved to have realised just how great the machine was back in 1985 and develop my skills with it.

2). Not ever...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2020, 21:16
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
It's been a few years since I used it! Call...

It's been a few years since I used it!

Call someone a "lamer" outside of Amiga scene circles, say in a scrap yard, and the bemused looks you get are really something to treasure!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2020, 21:15
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Some of the most Elite BBS's would not allow...

Some of the most Elite BBS's would not allow mod's to be uploaded.

Games, application software, documents, trainers, demos.

On the Elite BBS's, you would be expected to upload the demo that the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2020, 21:11
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Depends on the group, depends on the board. ...

Depends on the group, depends on the board.

so obviously if you're a Fairlight member, you get a disabled ratio to download whatever you like.

But, there are elite modem traders in other groups...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 March 2020, 19:59
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The larger BBS's up the hierarchy were not for...

The larger BBS's up the hierarchy were not for lamers to call in any case.

They were simply classed as the main distribution hubs for the rest of the scene, and where you would upload first.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 19:01
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Nope. You need evidence. Only way to obtain...

Nope.

You need evidence. Only way to obtain it is by being able to download something from that number and asssociated BBS.

You dont get a search warrant without that evidence.

Sure, a BBS...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 18:22
Replies: 76
Views: 3,221
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Having the phone number is one thing, being able...

Having the phone number is one thing, being able to login to get evidence is quite another.

On the very elite WHQ and HQ boards, you had to be referred by a trusted member of those boards. If you...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 March 2020, 21:01
Replies: 31
Views: 1,220
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Dan was famous before he joined Core Design.

Dan was famous before he joined Core Design.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 March 2020, 15:59
Replies: 31
Views: 1,220
Posted By Galahad/FLT
The topic is a misnomer. If its most viewed...

The topic is a misnomer.

If its most viewed cracktro, then its hands down the Fairlight/Angel Dawn one that Gaston used, Renegade used and Moi used, no question no doubt, because it was used so...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 March 2020, 15:48
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I've always zeroed address $0 when I want sprites...

I've always zeroed address $0 when I want sprites off, and i've generally used address $0 for storing extra memory location in my init routines, never had a problem with either, but usually when I...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 March 2020, 09:04
Replies: 117
Views: 6,633
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Exactly. Any problems are likely to come from...

Exactly. Any problems are likely to come from the originator of IP, Namco, especially as you say, its currently being utilised.

The only thing I see as a benefit is they obviously don't see much...
Forum: request.Music 04 March 2020, 09:00
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Turrican - Listen from 3:09 and you can hear the...

Turrican - Listen from 3:09 and you can hear the bit they ripped off.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9cznwHK0Ok
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 March 2020, 00:49
Replies: 185
Views: 116,699
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Always comment your code ;)

Always comment your code ;)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 March 2020, 00:46
Replies: 117
Views: 6,633
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Tiertex might exist, but I can assure you there...

Tiertex might exist, but I can assure you there is NO contractual rights still in existence or force decades later that involve them unless they specifically owned the rights to the games in...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 04 March 2020, 00:41
Replies: 117
Views: 6,633
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Mate thats not how it works. US Gold...

Mate thats not how it works.

US Gold licenced Rolling Thunder from Namco.

US Gold then CONTRACTED Tiertex to program and deliver versions of Rolling Thunder for all 8 bit systems and both ST...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 March 2020, 21:48
Replies: 262
Views: 62,619
Posted By Galahad/FLT
I think 3 Stooges was exactly the same, you could...

I think 3 Stooges was exactly the same, you could just bypass the protected loader and let AmigaDOS load the main executable.

I wonder how many early Amiga games were this badly protected?
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 28 February 2020, 00:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Thats because if the floppy speed isn't set to...

Thats because if the floppy speed isn't set to 100%, then it will fail the Speedlock check, which is a timing dependent copy protection check like Copylock.

It loads up that picture and the data...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 27 February 2020, 23:26
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By Galahad/FLT
On some games that piracy warning either stayed...

On some games that piracy warning either stayed on screen longer if it detected a copy, or on others it was displayed regardless (Elite Systems used it a lot)
Forum: project.WHDLoad 23 February 2020, 18:57
Replies: 45
Views: 1,462
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Dr.Bong says the version cracked by Queen works

Dr.Bong says the version cracked by Queen works
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 22:53
Replies: 83
Views: 3,516
Posted By Galahad/FLT
Then by your own measure, Xenon 2 is objectively...

Then by your own measure, Xenon 2 is objectively bad ;)

If I play it and I can't have fun with it because of its design shortcomings prevent me returning to it, then it has failed.

I don't see...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 February 2020, 22:46
Replies: 83
Views: 3,516
Posted By Galahad/FLT
No offence, but I don't even need to look on HOL...

No offence, but I don't even need to look on HOL to know who did what graphics for the Bitmap Brothers.

Mark Coleman did the graphics for Xenon, Xenon 2, Magic Pockets, Gods

Dan Malone started...
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