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Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2012, 00:25
Replies: 62
Views: 4,916
Posted By andyr
Ok synchro, bejewelled is my off work project but...

Ok synchro, bejewelled is my off work project but only if you consider tribute 3!!!

Btw, That screen isn't a mock up either...it does actually play but uses an older engine (and has a few gfx...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 June 2012, 02:36
Replies: 62
Views: 4,916
Posted By andyr
My god - this thread is a blast from the past! ...

My god - this thread is a blast from the past!

Unfortunately I never did go back to the games even though I still have them on my desktop - I'll attach screenies to this post.

Would there still...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 August 2010, 02:55
Replies: 133
Views: 9,647
Posted By andyr
I went from CPC to Amiga...difference was...

I went from CPC to Amiga...difference was phenomonal and disk in comparison to tape was almost instant loading!

A lot of todays DVD based games have load times comparable to some floppies...but...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 August 2009, 23:53
Replies: 26
Views: 2,615
Posted By andyr
Am I the only person who loves the massive xBox...

Am I the only person who loves the massive xBox pad? I haven't used my xBox for a while and recently had a week off work and went retro for a few days...dreamcast, snes, megadrive, saturn, gc (and,...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 April 2009, 03:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By andyr
A simple soak of the plastics overnight in hot...

A simple soak of the plastics overnight in hot water (which obviously turns cold) and some washing up liquid then a good firm wipe with a cloth worked wonders for my A500. It looks like brand new.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2007, 19:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By andyr
Youtube is owned by Google = Big pockets! In...

Youtube is owned by Google = Big pockets!

In the very near future they are going to introduce advertising - you'll have to view an advert before watching the clip. Dunno if it's one advert per...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 July 2007, 19:24
Replies: 73
Views: 4,369
Posted By andyr
@SWOS Yep, composite will do the job. As...

@SWOS

Yep, composite will do the job. As it's a small screen size then the picture quality should be more than acceptable but remember, CRT's tend to blend slightly and so reduce the 'jaggies' in...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2007, 23:35
Replies: 73
Views: 4,369
Posted By andyr
The Amiga doesn't output an s-video signal - you...

The Amiga doesn't output an s-video signal - you can have composite or RGB. As it's a TV then it should have a scart socket or RCA (phono) AV connectors along with a VGA connector.

At the most...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2007, 01:06
Replies: 36
Views: 2,701
Posted By andyr
Hey, count me in too! (Rochdale)

Hey, count me in too! (Rochdale)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2007, 01:53
Replies: 108
Views: 6,007
Posted By andyr
1) Superfrog Superb from beginning to end -...

1) Superfrog
Superb from beginning to end - IMHO the closest the Amiga came to console type playability and my second favourite Amiga game ever. It's only flaw was having to push up to jump but I...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 February 2007, 01:50
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By andyr
Workbench is analagous to Windows on a PC with...

Workbench is analagous to Windows on a PC with respect to the work environment (WIMP) and the launching of most apps and a few games.

To the gain the most 'power' from earlier Amiga's, the done...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 December 2006, 01:23
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By andyr
Hi Don - welcome to the board. ...if only...

Hi Don - welcome to the board.

...if only life was that simple...

It's virtually impossible for you to just place your amiga disk into your PC and expect it work because of the way the PC...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 June 2006, 20:35
Replies: 100
Views: 5,282
Posted By andyr
Nah, thought of that myself - but I now have 4...

Nah, thought of that myself - but I now have 4 writers here (2xPioneers, 1xLG and 1xSony) and all produce the same results. The discs are fine in other xboxes so it's got to be my box. Not bothered...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 June 2006, 04:13
Replies: 100
Views: 5,282
Posted By andyr
I received the disc today - total crap. Why did...

I received the disc today - total crap. Why did you even bother doing this? It's a waste of your time and my time and a complete waste of a perfectly good disc.





ONLY JOKING!!!!!!

This...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 04 June 2006, 21:42
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By andyr
WinRar is a great way of doing it BUT there are a...

WinRar is a great way of doing it BUT there are a couple of characters that you can use in Amiga filenames that it doens't like. 99% of the time it's fine though.

I personally use a windows folder...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 June 2006, 21:32
Replies: 54
Views: 5,340
Posted By andyr
Thumbs up I'm off to buy another XBOX - just incase my...

I'm off to buy another XBOX - just incase my current one packs up!

You do realise that I now have to take a few days off work for, errrr, 'sickness' reasons...I'll try and live with the guilt!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2006, 01:58
Replies: 50
Views: 3,240
Posted By andyr
I got my A500 in 1989 and from day one I hammered...

I got my A500 in 1989 and from day one I hammered it - hard!

That old girl is still going strong - it still has the original internal drive still working perfectly (noisy though!)

All I did to...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 March 2006, 01:35
Replies: 62
Views: 4,916
Posted By andyr
Sorry m8 - I was referring to my WB screens used...

Sorry m8 - I was referring to my WB screens used in the first tribute disc (I was only joking though!)

Put me down on the list for a pc/xbox version please - and remember I'm more than willing...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 March 2006, 01:52
Replies: 62
Views: 4,916
Posted By andyr
Thumbs up Oh, so my workbench screens aren't good enough to...

Oh, so my workbench screens aren't good enough to use anymore then...

...only joking!!!!

I know how fussy the XBOX can be when it comes to files so it's unfortunate you have to resort to dual...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2005, 00:46
Replies: 24
Views: 2,615
Posted By andyr
I think Genetic Species is great! Oh, and...

I think Genetic Species is great!

Oh, and don't forget Payback - basically Grand Theft Auto on Amiga!

http://hol.abime.net/3511/screenshot
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 November 2005, 01:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By andyr
I was just going to suggest that! The old P2...

I was just going to suggest that!

The old P2 333 (slot 1 chip!) I have here runs WinUAE 0.8.22r4 with most A500 based titles running at full speed. A1200 stuff stutters a bit though!

Version...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 November 2005, 01:21
Replies: 34
Views: 2,809
Posted By andyr
They are both great games but I think Worms has...

They are both great games but I think Worms has the longevity edge. Lemmings has a structured and defined style of play whereas in Worms, every battle (especially in multiplayer) can be totally...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 September 2005, 02:51
Replies: 186
Views: 23,016
Posted By andyr
My first choice of joystick has to go to the...

My first choice of joystick has to go to the Quickshot II Turbo. I loved this stick although most reviews slated it. It lasted ages as well.

http://www.zen77435.zen.co.uk/qshot.jpg

I didn't...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 September 2005, 17:15
Replies: 130
Views: 9,169
Posted By andyr
My mate had an A500 and I had an Amstrad CPC -...

My mate had an A500 and I had an Amstrad CPC - 'nuff said!

It was the Vision Megademo 4 that clinched it. I listened in awe and just had to get one!

http://www.zen77435.zen.co.uk/hi.jpg
...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 September 2005, 23:55
Replies: 91
Views: 5,960
Posted By andyr
I should have been clearer by saying that the...

I should have been clearer by saying that the small amount of 'mainstream' titles released were comparable to thier Amiga counterparts - you are perfectly correct in saying that the amount of...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 September 2005, 03:34
Replies: 91
Views: 5,960
Posted By andyr
We had a pretty decent IT dept which networked...

We had a pretty decent IT dept which networked the whole school resulting in each classroom having at least 2 BBC model B's.

We had a business studies classroom full of Amstrad PCW's and the main...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 August 2005, 21:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By andyr
AB3D was my first introduction to FPS games - and...

AB3D was my first introduction to FPS games - and as such I think it's a superb game.

Graphically it's not much to look at while sonically its not bad but level layout, playability and atmosphere...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2005, 02:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By andyr
Sorry I haven't replied recently - why does real...

Sorry I haven't replied recently - why does real life always have to intrude into online life?!?!

Anyways, it's good to know all the effort is appreciated! Spread the thing about people! (Synchro,...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 March 2005, 00:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By andyr
I'm glad people like it. I didn't really see it...

I'm glad people like it. I didn't really see it as having any kind of appeal to most people. I would have thought it was the kind of game that only appeals to those who have an interest in words.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 March 2005, 18:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By andyr
You are quite right Akira. I should have posted...

You are quite right Akira. I should have posted the requirements + added them to the webpage (which I just threw together in less than 5 minutes!)

It should (in theory) run on any Amiga with at...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 March 2005, 01:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By andyr
New(ish) Amiga Game...

http://www.andysplace.fsnet.co.uk/textrisv6.htm

I wrote it basically for myself but it seems a few people I know like it...so I thought some of you good people might like it so I've thrown...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 March 2005, 22:57
Replies: 52
Views: 8,630
Posted By andyr
Xboxes can be fussy beasts with some drives...

Xboxes can be fussy beasts with some drives reading some media and others reading other. I've personally not found any parity between drives from the same manufacturer. A friend bought his xbox at...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 February 2005, 02:07
Replies: 196
Views: 15,532
Posted By andyr
Atic Atac on the Spectrum at a friends house was...

Atic Atac on the Spectrum at a friends house was the first game I ever played on a computer. This one game made me save up for ages until I bought my own 2nd hand Spectrum.

On my Speccy, the first...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 January 2005, 01:44
Replies: 23
Views: 2,291
Posted By andyr
Personally, I prefer the way XBMP works which is...

Personally, I prefer the way XBMP works which is why I still use it. For files it doesn't play I use XBMC. In a way it's analgous to the Amiga - just because it has been discontinued it doesn't make...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 January 2005, 21:48
Replies: 23
Views: 2,291
Posted By andyr
On my xbox there are emulators for... Nes ...

On my xbox there are emulators for...

Nes
Snes
Megadrive
Master System / Gamegear
GBA / Game Boy Colour / Gameboy
Amiga (WinUAE-X and UAE-X)
Amstrad CPC
Spectrum
Forum: Amiga scene 10 November 2004, 21:53
Replies: 48
Views: 5,477
Posted By andyr
Happy I've also discovered the real truth about Doom 3...

I've also discovered the real truth about Doom 3 and the fact it was totally developed on the Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 November 2004, 00:21
Replies: 216
Views: 35,841
Posted By andyr
Nah, it was a CPC (can't remember if it was a 464...

Nah, it was a CPC (can't remember if it was a 464 or 6128 - I think it was a 464 though) with a green screen monitor. I can remember a christmas episode where the computer was displaying 'MERRY...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 November 2004, 19:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By andyr
Happy Gamezville is utter crap and aimed at what seems...

Gamezville is utter crap and aimed at what seems to be the under 5-12 age bracket!

Click Online is on BBC News 24 at 8:30pm on Saturdays, repeated at 1:30am Sunday morning (or saturday night from...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 November 2004, 19:09
Replies: 25
Views: 2,598
Posted By andyr
Nintendo have a unique position. Ever since the...

Nintendo have a unique position. Ever since the release of the NES they have always promoted themselves as being family friendly - in fact if you know of the Mortal Kombat debacle, you'll know that...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 November 2004, 21:22
Replies: 25
Views: 2,598
Posted By andyr
I'm totally in agreement with you Synchro. ...

I'm totally in agreement with you Synchro.

There will come a time when emulation is the only viable means of playing/using the old classics. I wonder if those with the (perhaps) elitest view that...
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