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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 January 2003, 09:49
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By Chris
Yeah, that makes sense. I've still got all...

Yeah, that makes sense.

I've still got all my issues copies in a drawer at home.

Critics Corner is still worth a read once every 5 years or so. :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 January 2003, 18:18
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By Chris
:D Cheers Bloodwych, it's been a while since...

:D

Cheers Bloodwych, it's been a while since I've been here!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 January 2003, 10:00
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By Chris
Question Does anybody remember ZERO Magazine?

Or even better: Is there anybody on this site that actually worked for Zero?

The reason I ask is that towards the end of production of the mag, I think it was about the last 3 or 4 issues, the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2003, 18:37
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
Right, wilco. Cheers. :)

Right, wilco.

Cheers. :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2003, 18:29
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
Thanks bippym, I'll try this method. I've...

Thanks bippym, I'll try this method.

I've got the 1MB upgrade, so maybe there'll be just enough memory for it to work?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2003, 17:37
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
Yeah, it does seem a bit painful, doesn't it. ...

Yeah, it does seem a bit painful, doesn't it.

How do you guys on here feel about "swapping" backups of games? Or is it not done?

For example, if I sent some blank disks to someone, etc etc?
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2003, 15:37
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
@Echo I've just picked up a cheap A500, I've...

@Echo

I've just picked up a cheap A500, I've got no room left in my flat for any more! My girlfriend would kill me!

@Paul

That sounds like transfering amiga games to adf. Does the process...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2003, 15:18
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
From what I've gathered, the main problem is that...

From what I've gathered, the main problem is that I have no useful storage medium, i.e. no hard drive and minimum RAM.

So it's difficult to load any software AND have enough space left to store a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2003, 14:39
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
Thanks for taking the time to write that Echo. :)...

Thanks for taking the time to write that Echo. :)

I'll have a go at that, might have to re-familiarise myself with Workbench now, it's been over a decade since I last looked at it!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2003, 14:13
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
I've done a bit of research into converting adfs,...

I've done a bit of research into converting adfs, but with my basic setup i.e. WB1.3 1MB RAM and NO hard drive, it appears to be very difficult.

I'll survive, still got plenty of other games to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2003, 13:53
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
Yeah, it's not a problem finding an adf of it,...

Yeah, it's not a problem finding an adf of it, but I've just bought an amiga 500 on ebay, so want to play the real thing again!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 January 2003, 12:18
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
I'm not bothered about the box, or the t-shirt,...

I'm not bothered about the box, or the t-shirt, or even the *cough* authenticity of the game, I just want to play it again!

The atmospheric music, the eerie settings, it's all good! :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 January 2003, 09:48
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
Okay great. I finished Batman last night...

Okay great.

I finished Batman last night too.

Another demon laid to rest.

Just need to find a copy of Shadow of the Beast now! *sigh*
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 January 2003, 18:27
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By Chris
Thumbs up Bonus! Was sorting out all my game boxes...

...to send to Cody (if he still wants 'em) when I found an original working version of Batman the Movie packed inside another, previously un-opened box!

I've been trying to find a copy of the game...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2003, 12:01
Replies: 39
Views: 2,868
Posted By Chris
I have to admit I was a pirate and didn't give a...

I have to admit I was a pirate and didn't give a monkey's.

I was only 12-13 yrs old when I had my amiga, and buying games was simply out of the question from a financial pov!

I mostly buy games...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2003, 09:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By Chris
Yeah, you do know it's just the boxes, and not...

Yeah, you do know it's just the boxes, and not the games? :D

No idea on a price, I'll find out how much postage will be and get back to you. :)

I don't want much, if anything, for the boxes,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 January 2003, 10:15
Replies: 21
Views: 2,439
Posted By Chris
Kick Off 2 fans!

The great debate: Up Pitch or Down Pitch?

I always prefered going up pitch, to this day it still doesn't feel natural to go down the pitch!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 January 2003, 09:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By Chris
Morning fellas. I know what you mean Drake,...

Morning fellas.

I know what you mean Drake, but these ones have no sentimental value to me, as I've only just acquired them. (I've still got all my old cassettes from my Atari 800XL in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2003, 13:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By Chris
bloody hell that was quick! I'll make a full...

bloody hell that was quick!

I'll make a full list of what I have and then put it up here for you.

Oooh, nice Hall of Light!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 January 2003, 13:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By Chris
Question Big box conundrum

When I bought my Amiga from ebay I got about 50 original games with it, all in their original boxes.

Now this was all well and good, but now the boxes are taking up LOADS of space in my little...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 September 2002, 17:42
Replies: 420
Views: 46,985
Posted By Chris
Aah, the Atari 800XL, now that was great! ...

Aah, the Atari 800XL, now that was great!

Apart from the 45 minute loading times, obviously! :D

You could go out and have a game of footy before anything had loaded!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 September 2002, 12:59
Replies: 420
Views: 46,985
Posted By Chris
The Atari was great because... ...it really...

The Atari was great because...

...it really made me appreciate how good my Amiga was! :D
Forum: support.Games 15 January 2002, 11:15
Replies: 18
Views: 3,140
Posted By Chris
Success!!!! Turns out I was using a really...

Success!!!!

Turns out I was using a really old version of WinUAE (0.8.8 R7), which didn't have half the functions everyone was talking about, such as disabling the extra floppy drives!

Anyway,...
Forum: support.Games 11 January 2002, 15:57
Replies: 18
Views: 3,140
Posted By Chris
Good plan! Ta.

Good plan!

Ta.
Forum: support.Games 11 January 2002, 15:34
Replies: 18
Views: 3,140
Posted By Chris
It all sounds a bit complicated to me, but if I...

It all sounds a bit complicated to me, but if I don't get it working this weekend, I may be back to pick your brain.
I'd never heard about WHDLoad before coming on this forum, but I'll do some...
Forum: support.Games 11 January 2002, 15:00
Replies: 18
Views: 3,140
Posted By Chris
Couldn't get it working last night for love nor...

Couldn't get it working last night for love nor money, but I'd forgotten to disable the extra floppy drives. D'oh!

Hopefully tonight will be the night!
Forum: Amiga scene 11 January 2002, 10:35
Replies: 64
Views: 5,085
Posted By Chris
Very true! It didn't look right, feel right...

Very true!

It didn't look right, feel right or play right!
It didn't play half the classic games I knew and loved. Luckily, it wasn't me that had one, it was my mate. I still had my A500 with...
Forum: support.Games 10 January 2002, 11:03
Replies: 18
Views: 3,140
Posted By Chris
Thanks very much Twistin'. I won't be able...

Thanks very much Twistin'.

I won't be able to test it out 'til tonight, but I'll leave a message here tomorrow with my results.

Don't directly type your signature. If you want one, configure it...
Forum: support.Games 10 January 2002, 10:14
Replies: 18
Views: 3,140
Posted By Chris
Thanks for the advice guys. I don't think I...

Thanks for the advice guys.

I don't think I have the Paranoimia version, is there any chance that one of you could upload it to the Zone please?

I really want to get this game working!
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2002, 16:42
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By Chris
Ah well, "they don't make 'em like they used...

Ah well, "they don't make 'em like they used to". And that's a fact!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2002, 15:57
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By Chris
I seemed to spend every other weekend replacing...

I seemed to spend every other weekend replacing microswitches!

Ah, those were the days!

Good old discrete control, not like today's analogue monstrosities.

I've got a microswitch CompPro for...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2002, 15:37
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By Chris
Thumbs down Damn Joysticks!!

Is it just me, or when you all had your original Amigas, did you tend to have a habit of breaking/smashing against a wall or your opponent's head/standing on/throwing or generally destroying at least...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2002, 11:00
Replies: 18
Views: 3,621
Posted By Chris
Codetapper, I think you must have had a bad...

Codetapper,

I think you must have had a bad run, but as the mag was written by Brits, there were probably a lot of jokes and references that you didn't get, such as the "Giles' Jumpers" section. ...
Forum: support.Games 09 January 2002, 09:54
Replies: 18
Views: 3,140
Posted By Chris
Bugger!! No joy! Couldn't get it...

Bugger!!

No joy!

Couldn't get it working with WinUAE or WinFellow.

Kept getting past the Workbench blue screen, and then the "Cracked by" blue screen, then nothing.

Oh the humanity!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2002, 17:34
Replies: 18
Views: 3,621
Posted By Chris
ZERO Magazine.

This was THE BEST magazine of the era!!

Though it wasn't dedicated to the Amiga, it showed a major bias to our beloved machine.

It was incredibly witty and well written, but unfortunately, it...
Forum: support.Games 08 January 2002, 16:18
Replies: 18
Views: 3,140
Posted By Chris
Retroman, I am at work at the moment, so...

Retroman,

I am at work at the moment, so won't be able to actually test whether or not the game works until later tonight, but I didn't want to get home and be disappointed!!

I've downloaded a...
Forum: support.Games 08 January 2002, 15:00
Replies: 18
Views: 3,140
Posted By Chris
Question Super Cars 1

Hi people.

I've been trying to find a copy of Super Cars(.adf) for ages, and eventually managed track one down today, but I've been told that it doesn't work with WinUAE!

Does anybody know if...
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