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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 March 2019, 00:49
Replies: 23
Views: 759
Posted By Mikerochip
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (I stopped...

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (I stopped in the fire temple, and called it quits)
and The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (I don't remember where I stopped, but I got very frustrated with it)...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 March 2019, 00:12
Replies: 150
Views: 6,014
Posted By Mikerochip
I like this post:...

I like this post: http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1310646&postcount=30

Says all I need to say. (I've also bought AF, but don't really use it.) I love the all games in a container format...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2019, 00:46
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By Mikerochip
Commodore 64 - Tape based protection?

Hi All!

Can someone explain this to me like I'm five :P
(Also, do I need to make a new thread about this?)

I've been thinking about what I know about disk drives, and floppy disks, and I think...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 January 2019, 01:19
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Mikerochip
Those things cost a fortune for what they are! ...

Those things cost a fortune for what they are!

If I'm paying €70 odd for a controller, it shouldn't look like I made it myself from stuff I had lying around.

I made an Arduino XInput box and...
Forum: request.Other 12 January 2019, 22:21
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Mikerochip
Yes, but, alas, my hand isn't as accurate as a...

Yes, but, alas, my hand isn't as accurate as a machine that makes tiny bags :)

It's fine for one or two custom bags, but they begin to look horrible when you've made 400 of them, and they're all...
Forum: request.Other 12 January 2019, 19:35
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Mikerochip
I never considered those, but, from the few times...

I never considered those, but, from the few times I've used them, they're really not right for these tiny bags. too big and messy and uneven! :blased



A handy thing to own though... :agree :p
Forum: request.Other 12 January 2019, 14:49
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Mikerochip
They keep disks clean! Much like a dust...

They keep disks clean!

Much like a dust jacket on a hardback book.
Forum: request.Other 12 January 2019, 00:54
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Mikerochip
No, I meant something like this: ...

No, I meant something like this:
http://www.okoffice.com.au/product.asp?pID=60344&cID=207

But, not those exactly.

Back in the dawn of time, when you bought a new box of Verbatim disks, each...
Forum: request.Other 06 January 2019, 01:32
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Mikerochip
Tiny Disk Bags!

Does anyone know where to get those tiny bags that 3.5" disks used to come in?
You know the ones that quality software used to come packed in.
(Like the Workbench disks, and such)

I miss those!...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 05 January 2019, 00:08
Replies: 21
Views: 1,365
Posted By Mikerochip
You can, they're readily available, Pretek make...

You can, they're readily available, Pretek make them new. They're expensive though.

I have an A600 too!
(But it's sick at the moment! Boo)

When I started looking in 2016, they wanted €70 for a...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 27 December 2018, 20:00
Replies: 30
Views: 1,943
Posted By Mikerochip
Check out The Good Old Days. ...

Check out The Good Old Days.

http://www.goodolddays.net/

And their PC section: http://www.goodolddays.net/list/system%2C4/
They have a forum too.

But I also recommend, as someone already...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 December 2018, 18:47
Replies: 97
Views: 8,353
Posted By Mikerochip
Your C64 was your first computer? What did...

Your C64 was your first computer?

What did you have before that! :agree :p
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 December 2018, 19:56
Replies: 97
Views: 8,353
Posted By Mikerochip
I had two electronic "Game" brand lcd games. One...

I had two electronic "Game" brand lcd games. One was car racing, I can't remember the other one.

I then moved on to Tomy's Caveman, before my Atari XE.

http://i68.tinypic.com/23gzg4j.png

For...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 December 2018, 21:20
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By Mikerochip
Double Dragon II :D Easily!!

Double Dragon II :D Easily!!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 November 2018, 00:30
Replies: 5,944
Views: 989,263
Posted By Mikerochip
The set of PROTEXT v6 manuals! Not exciting...

The set of PROTEXT v6 manuals!
Not exciting really, but something I've wanted for a long while.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 October 2018, 00:06
Replies: 28
Views: 2,850
Posted By Mikerochip
For me it was either Flight of the Intruder:...

For me it was either
Flight of the Intruder: Which came with it's huge manuals (I think 2 manuals. One on how to fly and different types of bombing etc, and one instruction manual), map and novel,...
Forum: News 20 October 2018, 19:58
Replies: 340
Views: 28,898
Posted By Mikerochip
A few questions on the keycaps: Will they be...

A few questions on the keycaps:

Will they be single or doubleshot?
And, if single, are the keys going to be laser etched, printed (or similar) or stick on?

If doubleshot, will they be suitable...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 October 2018, 19:28
Replies: 67
Views: 3,603
Posted By Mikerochip
Yup. And it's the DOS CD version. There are two...

Yup. And it's the DOS CD version. There are two DOS versions. DOS Floppy, and DOS CD. What difference does it make what year it came out?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 October 2018, 18:29
Replies: 67
Views: 3,603
Posted By Mikerochip
The Amiga music is fine, but the DOS version came...

The Amiga music is fine, but the DOS version came with CD audio, which is one of the best versions. The DOS version also had the option of playing the music out through the Roland MT-32, and this...
Forum: support.Other 20 October 2018, 01:07
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Mikerochip
With nothing connected, it should show "F-F" on...

With nothing connected, it should show "F-F" on the display, once power is connected.

Are you uploading the correct file to the device?

Put the device back in upgrade mode, and try again.
If...
Forum: News 17 October 2018, 01:14
Replies: 340
Views: 28,898
Posted By Mikerochip
Holy Shit. This is amazing. Cherry MX Blues...

Holy Shit. This is amazing.

Cherry MX Blues all the way!!!! :D

It's the one thing I've always wanted for my classic systems; upgrades to the keyboard.
Ever since I've seen the upgraded clicky...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 October 2018, 01:52
Replies: 28
Views: 2,850
Posted By Mikerochip
Flight of the intruder was super! Best big box...

Flight of the intruder was super! Best big box game I owned! Using the maps to plan your own mission was just so cool to me.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 22:07
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Mikerochip
Boo. OK, that's what I've read so far. Now I...

Boo. OK, that's what I've read so far.
Now I just need to figure out how to physically clean it!
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2018, 23:51
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Mikerochip
Best way to clean an old Floppy Drive? (And the horrible dirty disk that ruined it!!)

I tried a quick search, and didn't see anything coming up.

Does anyone have a definite guide to cleaning both a floppy drive, and/or floppy disks?

I ask because I recently bought a game, and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 October 2018, 21:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By Mikerochip
https://www.3dartistonline.com/users/4528/thm1024/...

https://www.3dartistonline.com/users/4528/thm1024/1329946174_FinalFront1680correctedlogosgone.jpg

Not specifically for the Amiga, but I use a Logitech z5500 set.
The Amiga sounds great on them! ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 18:37
Replies: 5,944
Views: 989,263
Posted By Mikerochip
Can I see the inside of this, if you do open it?...

Can I see the inside of this, if you do open it? I've always wondered what the internals looked like!
(I always wanted one as a kid!)
Forum: News 05 October 2018, 11:16
Replies: 61
Views: 10,442
Posted By Mikerochip
Excellent! The last one was very interesting....

Excellent! The last one was very interesting. :agree
Forum: OT - Technical 27 September 2018, 21:15
Replies: 57
Views: 3,572
Posted By Mikerochip
Hi Retroplay! I think that's the opposite of...

Hi Retroplay!

I think that's the opposite of how Media Player Classic works.

It's bundled along with the K-Lite codec pack from my link, because it can't play anything itself, it relies on...
Forum: OT - Technical 27 September 2018, 01:52
Replies: 57
Views: 3,572
Posted By Mikerochip
Does everyone find these useful? And want more?...

Does everyone find these useful?
And want more?


Firstly:
Disable Cortana (Also disables windows search) https://winaero.com/download.php?view.1832

Much better than Windows Search:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2018, 01:27
Replies: 5,944
Views: 989,263
Posted By Mikerochip
Malko, did you know you can easily flash some...

Malko, did you know you can easily flash some more games on to it?
Including some fan translations of games!

What languages would you like games in, apart from English?

On Topic:

I bought...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 September 2018, 23:40
Replies: 197
Views: 10,352
Posted By Mikerochip
This. This is me. I was just so impressed an...

This. This is me.

I was just so impressed an A600 would have / will have / sort of already has AGA!
Of course, I based this off the fact that I'd never have an AGA machine, and now I have an...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 September 2018, 19:41
Replies: 197
Views: 10,352
Posted By Mikerochip
The Vampire II has had a GOLD3 core ALPHA released!

Does deserve it's own thread? :D
Not sure!
Mods feel free to merge it or move it!


It's AGA over HDMI!! Aon an A500 and A600!!!!!



Be aware though, anyone that wants to try it out, it is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2018, 22:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,124
Posted By Mikerochip
How come there's an option to play NTSC and NTSC...

How come there's an option to play NTSC and NTSC and PAL, but for PAL it's just PAL. No PAL + NTSC.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 September 2018, 00:39
Replies: 85
Views: 11,583
Posted By Mikerochip
A600 at the end of 2016 / Start of 2017, and...

A600 at the end of 2016 / Start of 2017, and A1200 in late 2017 :)

(I'm a little late to the party!!)

But my A600 still doesn't work :(

even after recapping, and new PSU.
Forum: Member Introductions 17 September 2018, 00:37
Replies: 22
Views: 2,224
Posted By Mikerochip
So so very green. I came to hate that colour, and...

So so very green. I came to hate that colour, and put a control panel on most bootable floppies (I had no HDD) with a blue background, because it annoyed me so much.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 17 September 2018, 00:13
Replies: 125
Views: 9,272
Posted By Mikerochip
I uploaded 2x unofficial IPF files to the Zone. ...

I uploaded 2x unofficial IPF files to the Zone.

Neither are in SPS.

One is The Simpsons: Bart Vs. The Space Mutants, The Hit Squad Budget version.
It's been fixed for A600/A1200 (Since the...
Forum: News 16 September 2018, 23:55
Replies: 929
Views: 132,063
Posted By Mikerochip
I'm not exactly an authority! The thing I...

I'm not exactly an authority!

The thing I wrote is for Jeffs HXCFEMNG program, and makes a text file, in the format:

00001:/Disk1.adf
00002:/Disk2.hfe

And then, I run the HXCFEMNG.exe by...
Forum: News 16 September 2018, 21:42
Replies: 929
Views: 132,063
Posted By Mikerochip
Desiv, There's a few modes that the Gotek...

Desiv,

There's a few modes that the Gotek can operate in.
If you don't use a config file, it'll read off the USB stick in the order that they appear, so you would need a fat sorter etc, yes.
...
Forum: Member Introductions 16 September 2018, 12:01
Replies: 22
Views: 2,224
Posted By Mikerochip
Sucks! I am originally an Atari ST guy too! I...

Sucks! I am originally an Atari ST guy too! I only got an Amiga recently.
And now all my ST's have stopped working. :crying

What made you jump over to the DARK SIDE? :lol
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 September 2018, 02:19
Replies: 36
Views: 4,183
Posted By Mikerochip
Boo. Why would anyone ever leave our Island?? :D ...

Boo. Why would anyone ever leave our Island?? :D

Sucks on the monitors.

The scan doublers aren't without their own problems, or so I've read on here.
More than a few people seem to be...
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