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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 15:54
Replies: 55
Views: 1,839
Posted By th4t1guy
I assume this is per core? There are 64-core...

I assume this is per core? There are 64-core desktop processors now (If you want to spend the cash!).
Also, should these overall comparisons take into account before or after spectre/...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 03:37
Replies: 55
Views: 1,839
Posted By th4t1guy
Ah, then that would be 450x faster than a 68000...

Ah, then that would be 450x faster than a 68000 clocked at 3 ghz :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2020, 00:13
Replies: 55
Views: 1,839
Posted By th4t1guy
Shouldn't it be much higher? 68000 @ 8mhz (a500...

Shouldn't it be much higher? 68000 @ 8mhz (a500 example) is listed as 1.4 mips. While the i9 is not on there, the i7 ranges anywhere from 50k to 100k mips.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 23:09
Replies: 55
Views: 1,839
Posted By th4t1guy
You could probably just reference this table: ...

You could probably just reference this table:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instructions_per_second#Timeline_of_instructions_per_second

I assume this question will not have a practical...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 February 2020, 21:36
Replies: 163
Views: 8,784
Posted By th4t1guy
The intro sequence for Frontier:Elite 2 is a...

The intro sequence for Frontier:Elite 2 is a pretty good benchmark as well.
Forum: support.Games 11 February 2020, 21:03
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By th4t1guy
You could also try booting with degrader disk...

You could also try booting with degrader disk (you may also need to disable cpu cache as well).
Forum: Amiga scene 06 February 2020, 20:35
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By th4t1guy
Alien Breed 3d II doesn't require a harddrive...

Alien Breed 3d II doesn't require a harddrive install?
Although saying it runs on stock hardware might be a bit of a stretch. :D

Also, you may be able to add Liberation to this list. I always...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 23:11
Replies: 83
Views: 3,827
Posted By th4t1guy
Well, if eBay buy-it-now auctions are anything to...

Well, if eBay buy-it-now auctions are anything to go by, it looks like the CDTV is back to launch price. :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 January 2020, 20:32
Replies: 47
Views: 2,370
Posted By th4t1guy
That's pretty much every Amiga game. :laughing

That's pretty much every Amiga game. :laughing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2020, 23:14
Replies: 83
Views: 3,827
Posted By th4t1guy
One thing I never quite understood about the CDTV...

One thing I never quite understood about the CDTV was that it seemed split between being a home theater/hifi device and a home computer (IR remote vs using mouse+keyboard). Was it usable at all with...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 January 2020, 18:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,335
Posted By th4t1guy
It's a shame about Sinbad as it looks like it was...

It's a shame about Sinbad as it looks like it was all done by Bill Williams, who I thought did an excellent job with Pioneer Plague.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 20:23
Replies: 53
Views: 2,845
Posted By th4t1guy
I've never understood the obsession over Giana as...

I've never understood the obsession over Giana as I always viewed it as an embarrassingly cheap ripoff.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2020, 23:19
Replies: 27
Views: 3,025
Posted By th4t1guy
This might only be semi-related, but I noticed...

This might only be semi-related, but I noticed after installing the latest nvidia drivers (441.87) and enabling the new default max frame rate setting (58 fps) it would cause winUAE (4.3.0) to put...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2020, 20:37
Replies: 56
Views: 3,108
Posted By th4t1guy
Last boxed game I got was Capital Punishment. ...

Last boxed game I got was Capital Punishment. Was at an amiga show in St. Louis and they were selling these for really cheap (I think something like $5 or less).
Forum: project.EAB File Server 03 January 2020, 17:54
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By th4t1guy
Thanks, that does help me a bit, but it seems...

Thanks, that does help me a bit, but it seems like a lot of trial and error. I'll at least run through the titles I had as a kid to see if I can recreate that.
I don't suppose anyone has created a...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 03 January 2020, 06:33
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By th4t1guy
NTSC disk images

Haven't seen much discussion around this, but is there an archive or categorization of NTSC disk images? I'm putting a gotek in my a500, but to keep things simple I'd like to just deal with NTSC....
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2020, 21:28
Replies: 54
Views: 3,489
Posted By th4t1guy
Had the exact opposite problem here in the...

Had the exact opposite problem here in the States.
Nobody had an Amiga, so you could hardly ever find anyone swapping games. But I remember plenty of times buying a game from the store and having...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 December 2019, 17:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By th4t1guy
The end part is a little confusing since it...

The end part is a little confusing since it mentions "No Extra Half-Brite mode" and I swear it was available on my a500 when I used SEUCK as a kid (would have to fire it up again to verify though). ...
Forum: News 17 December 2019, 18:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By th4t1guy
All the legal copyright stuff is explained in the...

All the legal copyright stuff is explained in the video if you watch it.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2019, 20:43
Replies: 20
Views: 4,463
Posted By th4t1guy
@Joe_Maroni I did not have to do anything, for...

@Joe_Maroni
I did not have to do anything, for me it works immediately after plugging in. However, I'm using them on a CD32. Not sure if this helps, but when I had a broken adapter the red light...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2019, 20:13
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By th4t1guy
I will vouch for the TOM adapters. I use them on...

I will vouch for the TOM adapters. I use them on my cd32 and it lets me use both pc optical mice and the cheap usb snes-style gamepads, both working quite well.
Forum: OT - General 18 November 2019, 19:35
Replies: 56
Views: 3,429
Posted By th4t1guy
Just to follow up with my mobile question...

Just to follow up with my mobile question earlier, I started using Kiwi browser + nano adblock + nano defender extensions. So far it's been working really well for me.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 November 2019, 17:30
Replies: 54
Views: 3,398
Posted By th4t1guy
Right now I just have a mix of leftovers hooked...

Right now I just have a mix of leftovers hooked up to my cd32.

The satellite speakers from this (this thing was horrible....sats were the only good thing going for it):...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2019, 18:44
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By th4t1guy
Does the a1000 serial port have the same pinout...

Does the a1000 serial port have the same pinout as other amigas? I thought it was different for the parallel port at least.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 November 2019, 18:53
Replies: 24
Views: 1,825
Posted By th4t1guy
I think a lot of modern games are designed more...

I think a lot of modern games are designed more around casino/gambling style games where there is a seemingly larger reward for winning, and relatively small penalty for losing.
The win/lose ratio...
Forum: OT - General 01 November 2019, 16:32
Replies: 56
Views: 3,429
Posted By th4t1guy
By "stand alone" I mean a program that does not...

By "stand alone" I mean a program that does not interfere with other programs. So ideally a browser with addons, or a browser with ad blocking built in (provided it's not Brave).

The issue is not...
Forum: OT - General 01 November 2019, 07:06
Replies: 56
Views: 3,429
Posted By th4t1guy
Thanks. It looks like all traffic gets routed...

Thanks. It looks like all traffic gets routed through this, which I'm not a huge fan of. Ideally, I'm looking for something a little more stand alone.
FF mobile supports addons, and I think Kiwi...
Forum: OT - General 31 October 2019, 23:18
Replies: 56
Views: 3,429
Posted By th4t1guy
Thanks for this thread. Knew about reek, but not...

Thanks for this thread. Knew about reek, but not nano-defender. I'm now running vivaldi + uBlock + nano defender, and so far it's working pretty good!

Does anyone know of a good solution for...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2019, 18:02
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By th4t1guy
Pretty much this. I recommend going the...

Pretty much this. I recommend going the adapter/converter route as finding a suitable lcd or crt here in the US seems to be mostly luck.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2019, 20:50
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By th4t1guy
I was able to find an older 4:3 lcd NEC monitor...

I was able to find an older 4:3 lcd NEC monitor that works at a local electronics recycling store. I paid around $50 for it. However, it has issues displaying PAL, and theres some odd artifacts...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 October 2019, 18:45
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By th4t1guy
Does Gotek support emulating a high density...

Does Gotek support emulating a high density drive? For example, like the one that came with the a4000?
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2019, 00:26
Replies: 32
Views: 2,485
Posted By th4t1guy
I thought I remember a thread here about a Hired...

I thought I remember a thread here about a Hired Guns cd32 image someone had (likely in some alpha/non-working state).

I also want to say that Worms DC was supposed to have a cd32 release at some...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 September 2019, 19:42
Replies: 100
Views: 4,553
Posted By th4t1guy
Never played Final Fight on the Amiga, but I can...

Never played Final Fight on the Amiga, but I can imagine if I did when it came out, I would've had fun with it. I've definitely had fun with games that looked/played much worse. But since there's a...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 August 2019, 20:03
Replies: 116
Views: 14,548
Posted By th4t1guy
Would it make a difference if the...

Would it make a difference if the pre-render/tooling was done exclusively on the Amiga instead of on a PC and imported?
If you consider the classic Juggler demo, that was an animation as well, but...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 August 2019, 18:43
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By th4t1guy
Has anyone tried using the rechargeable Lithium...

Has anyone tried using the rechargeable Lithium coins (for example, ML2032) instead of adding a diode?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 August 2019, 23:27
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By th4t1guy
I doubt anyone has gone through the torture of...

I doubt anyone has gone through the torture of playing through all the levels on the CD32 version. You could always use a level code and see if there's anything past the last level.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 July 2019, 17:49
Replies: 34
Views: 2,372
Posted By th4t1guy
I'll go with Beast 2. Gameplay-wise, they...

I'll go with Beast 2.

Gameplay-wise, they are all pretty bad, but 2 had the best intro, most atmosphere, and the most developed story and characters, making it really feel like a proper sequel.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 June 2019, 18:00
Replies: 61
Views: 2,979
Posted By th4t1guy
Haven't tried the 2nd one, but it was definitely...

Haven't tried the 2nd one, but it was definitely a game where you had to read the manual in order to play it. But having the ability to select different vehicles (hovercraft, helicopter, etc.) was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 June 2019, 19:35
Replies: 61
Views: 2,979
Posted By th4t1guy
I'm a bit surprised no one's mentioned Armour...

I'm a bit surprised no one's mentioned Armour Geddon. It hasn't aged all that well, but at the time it came out it was decent. In any case, I had fun with it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 June 2019, 18:00
Replies: 61
Views: 2,979
Posted By th4t1guy
It's a hard choice between the two, both...

It's a hard choice between the two, both companies had some gems and both had some really bad games as well. Usually when Psygnosis failed though, they at least did it with more style.

Team17...
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