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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 May 2018, 12:01
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By clebin
Great joysticks. In my experience, the black...

Great joysticks. In my experience, the black Mavericks have leaf switches, while the grey ones all use microswitches. I much prefer the microswitched version.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 May 2018, 11:27
Replies: 480
Views: 18,126
Posted By clebin
Totally agree. It's ironic for an Amiga fan to...

Totally agree. It's ironic for an Amiga fan to say that most people couldn't tell the difference when we were always quick to lecture everyone about things like pre-emptive multitasking (I think I...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2018, 16:06
Replies: 63
Views: 2,286
Posted By clebin
Urgh, I hate this sense of entitlement that so...

Urgh, I hate this sense of entitlement that so many people seem to have...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2018, 16:00
Replies: 63
Views: 2,286
Posted By clebin
My bad, but I didn't know they were so readily...

My bad, but I didn't know they were so readily available. But that says something doesn't it? And if you do know, then how do you order one? Do you join a list for the next batch? Do you have to...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2018, 12:01
Replies: 63
Views: 2,286
Posted By clebin
Much the same as now then! Does that...

Much the same as now then!



Does that matter? I remember when Steve Jobs did a deal with Microsoft, he said something along the lines of "we need to lose the idea that for us to succeed,...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2018, 11:54
Replies: 63
Views: 2,286
Posted By clebin
Definitely. To answer the short-term stuff, I...

Definitely. To answer the short-term stuff, I think the right product would go a long way. Not to becoming mainstream or anything daft like that, but certainly to attract new people.

The Spectrum...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2018, 11:37
Replies: 63
Views: 2,286
Posted By clebin
I can't agree with your morbid outlook! I work in...

I can't agree with your morbid outlook! I work in a museum and I'm surrounded by people old and young, paid and volunteering, who devote their working lives to things way outside their own lifetime....
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2018, 22:12
Replies: 63
Views: 2,286
Posted By clebin
Then I must correct you on a complete pet hate of...

Then I must correct you on a complete pet hate of mine! :)



Aaargh.... :banghead


EDIT: Thanks for the Generation Amiga link though - I don't remember going there before.
Forum: News 29 March 2018, 13:23
Replies: 82
Views: 14,139
Posted By clebin
Wow! So: * Icaros is including AmigaOS 3.9...

Wow! So:

* Icaros is including AmigaOS 3.9 programs like IconEdit
* Icaros is a commercial OS
* .. built by a company with a non-commerical license of VMWare (based on a separate user's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 March 2018, 11:50
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By clebin
That's interesting. My version didn't even have...

That's interesting. My version didn't even have that title screen, just a crack screen with some kind of scrolling message. The crack screen itself could cause the application to crash if you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 March 2018, 16:44
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By clebin
I agree, although... Did anyone else have the...

I agree, although... Did anyone else have the beta/dev/cracked version of Twintris?

No music, no crazy effects going on in the background to distract you. I liked it better for that.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2018, 10:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By clebin
Oh no - sad news. :( Another visionary from the...

Oh no - sad news. :( Another visionary from the 8/16-bit days passes away, like Mike Singleton who we lost a few years ago. His legacy is massive.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 February 2018, 10:50
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By clebin
Saboteur II. Both great games, but I really loved...

Saboteur II. Both great games, but I really loved the sequel. For me, the setting is better defined and more varied and the first game felt a bit confined afterwards. Saboteur II felt really epic at...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 February 2018, 21:38
Replies: 64
Views: 3,266
Posted By clebin
Amazed to see the Spectrum outside the top 10 in...

Amazed to see the Spectrum outside the top 10 in a British magazine. I guess I'm getting old.

For me, 1983-1986 is the golden age of British gaming and the Spectrum is the birthplace. In that...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2017, 14:12
Replies: 91
Views: 5,481
Posted By clebin
You're probably right, although £90-100k goal...

You're probably right, although £90-100k goal maybe puts them in a different category. Not even Dizzy met its goal and the remake looked beautiful. A less well known title could scrape £1-2k on...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2017, 13:45
Replies: 91
Views: 5,481
Posted By clebin
The only reason it got a mobile release is...

The only reason it got a mobile release is because he put the effort into making it. A lot more effort than anyone put into writing some posts on a forum. I think we're getting a bit big for our...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2017, 12:55
Replies: 91
Views: 5,481
Posted By clebin
All this animosity seems a bit over-the-top to...

All this animosity seems a bit over-the-top to me. Isn't it up to him when and how he releases his own game? Is he not allowed to make money on it?

Predseda's comment makes me think maybe I'm...
Forum: Coders. General 08 September 2017, 14:24
Replies: 220
Views: 13,913
Posted By clebin
Haha, I released my own crappy iPhone game using...

Haha, I released my own crappy iPhone game using Cocos2d back in 2010. :) I've got an HTML5 version somewhere written in Cocos2d-html5. (SheepFarmer 2049er...
Forum: Coders. General 08 September 2017, 11:34
Replies: 220
Views: 13,913
Posted By clebin
Agreed. The proposed SAGA features are...

Agreed. The proposed SAGA features are interesting if they happen. The idea is that you'll be able to use the copper to control chunky playfields alongside planar ones. That offers lots of...
Forum: Coders. General 07 September 2017, 21:39
Replies: 220
Views: 13,913
Posted By clebin
You know, I'll be glad when the mods arrive and...

You know, I'll be glad when the mods arrive and my posts are deleted with all the others. I told myself I'd just stay out of things and I didn't and now I'm just another angry person hastening the...
Forum: Coders. General 07 September 2017, 21:04
Replies: 220
Views: 13,913
Posted By clebin
@Meynaf First of all, sorry for losing my...

@Meynaf

First of all, sorry for losing my temper. I'm usually a more restrained poster than that but I think it shows my level of frustration at the time. Also, I was replying to the two of you...
Forum: Coders. General 07 September 2017, 15:55
Replies: 220
Views: 13,913
Posted By clebin
As is sharing someone's personal email address on...

As is sharing someone's personal email address on a public forum. You should remove it ASAP.

The fact Matthey took the time to delete other people's including your own and leave Gunnar's email in...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 August 2017, 09:36
Replies: 31
Views: 1,973
Posted By clebin
Depends on the graphics mode. AGA can display...

Depends on the graphics mode. AGA can display 262k colours in HAM8 mode, but like HAM on earlier Amigas, that mode was very limited and not used for much beyond slideshows (probably lots of stuff in...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 July 2017, 22:08
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By clebin
Atic Atac. I have such fond memories of playing...

Atic Atac. I have such fond memories of playing it with my Mum when I was 7 or 8. It was one of the first games we had with our Spectrum and I was obsessed with it. I knew the map like the back of my...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 June 2017, 23:38
Replies: 331
Views: 35,499
Posted By clebin
... Profit! :)

... Profit! :)
Forum: Amiga scene 24 June 2017, 08:49
Replies: 331
Views: 35,499
Posted By clebin
Great attitude as always majsta! Whoever's...

Great attitude as always majsta!

Whoever's doing this, you should be ashamed of yourself. Childish, cowardly, poisonous little prick. Go find some other place to pollute.



Good point,...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2017, 14:07
Replies: 169
Views: 10,853
Posted By clebin
Try AROS-Exec too. Very little off-topic crap.

Try AROS-Exec too. Very little off-topic crap.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 June 2017, 10:32
Replies: 210
Views: 15,325
Posted By clebin
Please don't pretend you're helping anyone. Do...

Please don't pretend you're helping anyone. Do you see AROS developers getting involved in this nonsense? Do you see Mikej trolling the forums? Say what you like about Gunnar, but do you see him on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 June 2017, 21:51
Replies: 35
Views: 1,517
Posted By clebin
I assume Pat the Cat thinks you were addressing...

I assume Pat the Cat thinks you were addressing the 'bullshit positive reviews' comment directly at him as an ex-AF writer. I just saw it as a general rant in the style of your video.

Who'd have...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2017, 14:33
Replies: 169
Views: 10,853
Posted By clebin
I doubt those people seriously want or need a...

I doubt those people seriously want or need a replacement to 3.1, so what's the point?

They don't even make the basic specs for OS3.5 so why would they bother with AROS?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 May 2017, 11:50
Replies: 35
Views: 1,517
Posted By clebin
It may be crap but I'm glad it exists! The world...

It may be crap but I'm glad it exists! The world would be a duller place without Top Banana in it.

I liked the bit in the video where the reviewer finds himself laughing at the stupidity of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 May 2017, 22:48
Replies: 28
Views: 2,366
Posted By clebin
The Sam was the wrong product at the wrong time....

The Sam was the wrong product at the wrong time. What does that have to do with it being generic or not which is the point I answered? You're just trolling now.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 May 2017, 20:41
Replies: 28
Views: 2,366
Posted By clebin
Nobody called the Sam Coupe generic and neither...

Nobody called the Sam Coupe generic and neither is the Next. Stop being such a wet blanket! :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 May 2017, 21:41
Replies: 28
Views: 2,366
Posted By clebin
Looks like it might hit the stretch goal for 2...

Looks like it might hit the stretch goal for 2 joysticks at £650k! It currently stands at £604k with 51 hours to go. The project has jumped £25k today with the big last 48 hours yet to come.

Loads...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 May 2017, 11:28
Replies: 88
Views: 5,918
Posted By clebin
Magellan's not a like-for-like swap and very...

Magellan's not a like-for-like swap and very "Marmite". For some it's a perfect WB replacement but personally I just don't like it.

I am partial to a bit of Marmite on my crumpets however (if this...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2017, 12:52
Replies: 169
Views: 10,853
Posted By clebin
I wouldn't recommend Workbook - it's not really...

I wouldn't recommend Workbook - it's not really functional. As I mentioned in another thread, there is a bounty to improve it and I hope that one day someone does as it could become the best choice...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2017, 12:18
Replies: 88
Views: 5,918
Posted By clebin
@wXR 3. If you swich off themes, you get...

@wXR

3. If you swich off themes, you get something that looks just like 2.x/3.x. It's also easy to install Mason icons or something like that. Generally it's up to the distro to decide the look &...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2017, 11:07
Replies: 88
Views: 5,918
Posted By clebin
@wXR I'm just coming back to this thread - I...

@wXR

I'm just coming back to this thread - I don't remember all those demands being in the opening post when I replied. Am I going mad?

I know your heart's in the right place wXR but again...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2017, 09:34
Replies: 88
Views: 5,918
Posted By clebin
Awesome stuff. That's incredibly generous. You...

Awesome stuff. That's incredibly generous. You could try getting in touch with Jason McMullan. It would be a huge boon if he could be attracted back to the project. He achieved a lot with AROS 68k in...
Forum: News 12 May 2017, 21:20
Replies: 48
Views: 6,658
Posted By clebin
This is a tricky one. One option is to release...

This is a tricky one. One option is to release the abridged physical version alongside the unabridged ebook, with the second Kickstarter being for a print run of the unabridged version as a single...
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