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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2018, 01:20
Replies: 44
Views: 1,302
Posted By rare_j
Really expected to like superfrog and was...

Really expected to like superfrog and was surprised when almost immediately I didn't.
Agree with all the criticisms. However completely understand why people did enjoy it.

Fire and Ice on the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2018, 14:23
Replies: 59
Views: 1,943
Posted By rare_j
Yes I see it now, in the topic title. I'm sure...

Yes I see it now, in the topic title. I'm sure that you are right and I won't find this scan elsewhere.

Any chance you could scan your copies for AMR (http://amr.abime.net) Amigajay, if youstill...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2018, 12:42
Replies: 59
Views: 1,943
Posted By rare_j
Looks like an interesting article, but i'm...

Looks like an interesting article, but i'm finding it difficult to read in this chopped up format as attachments to a forum post. What magazine is it from?
Forum: project.EAB 28 April 2018, 00:53
Replies: 531
Views: 82,244
Posted By rare_j
The presence of the snowman on EAB is a gentle...

The presence of the snowman on EAB is a gentle and welcome reminder that in the world of amiga things move very, very slowly...

:)
Forum: Coders. General 27 April 2018, 02:26
Replies: 18
Views: 4,494
Posted By rare_j
In this case, the delay is almost 15 years.

In this case, the delay is almost 15 years.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 21 April 2018, 04:12
Replies: 137
Views: 8,699
Posted By rare_j
How about making a game based on smurfs? I'm sure...

How about making a game based on smurfs? I'm sure no one would mind.

Resident evil smurfs. I for one would feel pride to see such a game on amiga.
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 April 2018, 19:24
Replies: 229
Views: 20,290
Posted By rare_j
As someone who uses WinUAE on windows XP I would...

As someone who uses WinUAE on windows XP I would not expect to see lagless vsync as an option. I'm grateful enough WinUAE runs at all on XP.
Anyway it's doubtful a windows XP system would have a...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 April 2018, 22:09
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By rare_j
Yes this is a good idea. Option to turn close...

Yes this is a good idea. Option to turn close confirmation on, default is off :)
Forum: project.EAB 04 April 2018, 19:41
Replies: 531
Views: 82,244
Posted By rare_j
Once again spring is here, easter has been and...

Once again spring is here, easter has been and gone... :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 April 2018, 20:20
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By rare_j
Amazing how many in the industry thought crappy...

Amazing how many in the industry thought crappy cd video games were 'it' back then.

But f they'd have asked any schoolboy the response would have been 'Nah, we want 3d games mister!'
Forum: News 25 March 2018, 22:27
Replies: 80
Views: 14,024
Posted By rare_j
They're not selling it and I think you know that.

They're not selling it and I think you know that.
Forum: News 25 March 2018, 21:56
Replies: 95
Views: 4,405
Posted By rare_j
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 March 2018, 12:21
Replies: 229
Views: 20,290
Posted By rare_j
Great work! :great

Great work! :great
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 March 2018, 09:35
Replies: 229
Views: 20,290
Posted By rare_j
Is new lagless vsync dx11 only? Does new...

Is new lagless vsync dx11 only?
Does new lagless vsync add siginificantly to cpu load compared to 'old' low latency vsync mode?

If answer to either of these queztions is 'yes', then is there any...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 March 2018, 20:29
Replies: 480
Views: 18,097
Posted By rare_j
Four pages of thoughts now. Cheapest seems to be...

Four pages of thoughts now. Cheapest seems to be os4 on Winuae. Next cheapest seems to be aros on x86 spare parts. Still fairly cheap is morphos on mac g5.
What will you go for Galahad?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 March 2018, 07:53
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By rare_j
When robocod gets up to top speed the scrolling...

When robocod gets up to top speed the scrolling can't keep up and stutters.
If playing under emulation I believe this goes away if you enable immidiate blits.
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 March 2018, 07:50
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By rare_j
https://boinc.berkeley.edu BOINC is an...

https://boinc.berkeley.edu
BOINC is an open-source software platform for computing using volunteered resources.
Forum: project.Green Amiga Alien GUIDES 15 March 2018, 21:45
Replies: 1,204
Views: 285,800
Posted By rare_j
I have a matrox g550 pci low profile and dual...

I have a matrox g550 pci low profile and dual monitor adapter. Its useless for windows as there are no drivers beyound vista. Does anyone want it for cost of postage?
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2018, 22:08
Replies: 177
Views: 5,751
Posted By rare_j
Here's your windows 10 'bridgeboard...

Here's your windows 10 'bridgeboard...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 March 2018, 16:54
Replies: 177
Views: 5,751
Posted By rare_j
In 1995 people were telling me the Amiga had had...

In 1995 people were telling me the Amiga had had its day and they were right. I hung on until 1998. VGA and the Pentium just destroyed it..

That 486 looks like a lot of fun but it is pretty far...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2018, 18:11
Replies: 177
Views: 5,751
Posted By rare_j
So far it seems the options are to somehow run a...

So far it seems the options are to somehow run a modern windows operating system on 68k, powerpc, or prehistoric bidgeboard intel cpu. None of these look like they are going anywhere.

One...
Forum: project.EAB 25 February 2018, 19:39
Replies: 107
Views: 4,141
Posted By rare_j
Yes the honeypot used to be effective and still...

Yes the honeypot used to be effective and still is against the simpler bots. But more sophisticated ones don't just look at the code, they render the page and check to see if the field is visible....
Forum: project.EAB 25 February 2018, 13:10
Replies: 107
Views: 4,141
Posted By rare_j
I've deployed Google's "I am not a robot" captcha...

I've deployed Google's "I am not a robot" captcha on over 30 websites and found it to be very effective.
It also addresses the cat-and-mouse situation where the webmaster is constantly having to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 February 2018, 23:55
Replies: 75
Views: 3,140
Posted By rare_j
Why didn't C= upgrade the blitter and copper in...

Why didn't C= upgrade the blitter and copper in the a1200?
Was it too difficult to maintain falback compatibility modes?
Did they not have development budget?
Or did they just think what was...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 11 February 2018, 22:11
Replies: 163
Views: 11,162
Posted By rare_j
I haven't made suggestions but I have followed. I...

I haven't made suggestions but I have followed. I hope you continue to build on this as long as you're having fun :great
Forum: Amiga scene 27 January 2018, 02:23
Replies: 64
Views: 3,266
Posted By rare_j
It's not the list I would come up with but it's...

It's not the list I would come up with but it's not a bad list. You can see how most of it got into the place that it is in.
Personally I don't rate the dreamcast but can see why a lot of people...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 January 2018, 03:08
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By rare_j
SSE2 was required in WinUAE 3.2.0 Beta 1. So...

SSE2 was required in WinUAE 3.2.0 Beta 1.
So just try 3.1.0
Forum: Hardware pics 17 January 2018, 02:40
Replies: 26
Views: 3,153
Posted By rare_j
Really nicely done. Congrats.

Really nicely done. Congrats.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2018, 01:07
Replies: 47
Views: 1,844
Posted By rare_j
Retro Computer Hobbyist

Retro Computer Hobbyist
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2018, 13:33
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By rare_j
You'd also need an old crt tv or some sort of...

You'd also need an old crt tv or some sort of expensive video processing solution to get a decent picture. Snes mini comes with an hdmi cable. Also come with two new controllers.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 28 December 2017, 15:42
Replies: 2,053
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 655,278
Posted By rare_j
What i do is set 1 connection max, untick...

What i do is set 1 connection max, untick 'process queue', browse for stuff and add it to the queue. When I've added everything I need just enable 'process queue' again and it gets the lot in one go.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 28 December 2017, 15:32
Replies: 2,053
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 655,278
Posted By rare_j
Yes if you set 1 connection as the max in...

Yes if you set 1 connection as the max in filezilla (globally or connection specific) you can't actually browse at the same time as downloading - if that's not the case for you then you may not have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 December 2017, 02:16
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By rare_j
Lets keep things in the spirit of christmas shall...

Lets keep things in the spirit of christmas shall we old chap? :xmas
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 December 2017, 00:21
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By rare_j
It is expensive but I think it helps that the...

It is expensive but I think it helps that the unit has a very strong line up of games built in.
Mine arrived a few days ago. A snes for christmas. Lovely. Sometimes Nintendo do deliver.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 December 2017, 14:35
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By rare_j
Out of interest which converter on amazon are you...

Out of interest which converter on amazon are you going to try? It would be good to get a report back on if it works satisfactorily.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 December 2017, 00:13
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By rare_j
I know what you mean, but i'm finding snes...

I know what you mean, but i'm finding snes emulation on the pi hit and miss, esp. Superfx games. I've used it to play a few brilliant titles like prince of persia and actraiser which worked perfectly...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 December 2017, 23:12
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By rare_j
Many thanks for the tip Alex, I didn't think we'd...

Many thanks for the tip Alex, I didn't think we'd see these for sale again outside of the scalpers. Got one.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 December 2017, 20:09
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By rare_j
An open source scan converter (ossc) ...

An open source scan converter (ossc) (https://www.videogameperfection.com/products/open-source-converter/) will do it, and you will get a significantly better picture at the correct framerate into...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 December 2017, 23:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,316
Posted By rare_j
Not really sure what corner turn memory is but if...

Not really sure what corner turn memory is but if she's saying this could have come with fast ram and a 68030 in a later iteration then yes, it would have been pretty sweet.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 December 2017, 19:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,316
Posted By rare_j
Interesting. The big question is, was there a...

Interesting. The big question is, was there a passthrough on the trapdoor card? If not, plugging this in meant no extra expansion card, so no fastram, no 68030 + mmu, no fpu, no scsi interface.

I...
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