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Forum: News 20 November 2018, 19:22
Replies: 15
Views: 2,386
Posted By WildW
Yes, that was the other possibility that crossed...

Yes, that was the other possibility that crossed my mind. I don't really want to destroy it though.
Forum: News 20 November 2018, 14:43
Replies: 15
Views: 2,386
Posted By WildW
Anyone else have one of these? Bought one...

Anyone else have one of these? Bought one recently, and while it works well it feels rather insubstantial . . . maybe it's just not heavy enough. Tempted to try to open it and add some weight to it,...
Forum: support.Other 19 November 2018, 12:41
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By WildW
I'm not 100% sure but I don't think the adapter...

I'm not 100% sure but I don't think the adapter had any jumpers on it - it's one of the rear-panel ones from Amigakit. Now I think about it, I had one of these before and didn't see this happening,...
Forum: support.Other 18 November 2018, 13:21
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By WildW
A1200 HD LED constant flashing

Hi folks. . .strange one this. A1200 + 8MB fast ram, and yesterday I swapped out my hard disk for a CF card. I followed a guide to format the card with PFS3 file system instead of FFS, and then just...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 November 2018, 17:36
Replies: 319
Views: 150,372
Posted By WildW
Can I be annoying and ask the opposite question?...

Can I be annoying and ask the opposite question? I just installed the Analogic 8mb fast ram card in my 1200's trapdoor, then was surprised to find that file transfer via PCMCIA compact flash (fat95)...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 November 2018, 08:57
Replies: 2,014
Views: 288,768
Posted By WildW
Apparently an Amiga CD32 floppy drive to scart...

Apparently an Amiga CD32 floppy drive to scart cable is a thing. . . erm, what does it do?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Amiga-CD32-Floppy-Drive-to-SCART-Cable-lead/361252862041
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 November 2018, 19:07
Replies: 5,889
Views: 958,673
Posted By WildW
Ordered an Amiga compatible optical mouse from...

Ordered an Amiga compatible optical mouse from AmigaKit, after trying to play some mouse-driven games with my A500's tank mouse at the weekend. I could almost forgive the mouse ball but the buttons...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 November 2018, 18:51
Replies: 30
Views: 3,548
Posted By WildW
I grew up with a 664. . . have a 464 with the M4...

I grew up with a 664. . . have a 464 with the M4 Wifi Disk Drive emulator board now. I downloaded the zip of all those contest entries and played with a dozen or so of them. Sadly I couldn't get...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 November 2018, 16:30
Replies: 37
Views: 1,388
Posted By WildW
WHDLoad will run some games on a stock 1200,...

WHDLoad will run some games on a stock 1200, usually if they came on a single floppy, but you're right that generally you need at least more memory. In the past I had a 4MB expansion and could run...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2018, 20:25
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By WildW
Revision 6A. I believe it was Professor Plum in...

Revision 6A. I believe it was Professor Plum in the Billiard Room with the craft knife and big blob of solder on JP2.

Edit: Undid these two mods, showing 0.5 chip and 0.5 slow in all the right...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2018, 15:29
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By WildW
Thanks guys. I think I may investigate if the mod...

Thanks guys. I think I may investigate if the mod can be easily undone. My 1200 should cover the special cases...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2018, 13:30
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By WildW
Is there any benefit to 1MB chip ram? So far it...

Is there any benefit to 1MB chip ram? So far it only seems to be causing problems.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2018, 12:17
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By WildW
A500 1MB Chip Ram

So I was surprised to discover that my new-to-me A500 has 1MB of chip ram (using the trap-door expansion). From what I've read this was something that came in with the A500 Plus and could be added to...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 November 2018, 13:11
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By WildW
I've been considering this ACA1221EC too, but I...

I've been considering this ACA1221EC too, but I ran into talk of trouble like in this thread http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=89639 and started to wonder if it might be better just to get a...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2018, 17:57
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By WildW
To save anyone else a heart attack, if you're...

To save anyone else a heart attack, if you're browsing eBay at work and get it in your head to search for a CDTV, whatever you do make sure you search for "Commodore CDTV". I've never closed a page...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2018, 16:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By WildW
Just wanted to give a +1 for Steve - he recapped...

Just wanted to give a +1 for Steve - he recapped my new 1200 at the weekend, and also found and fixed an intermittent audio problem I didn't know I had. Very nice work :great
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2018, 23:57
Replies: 31
Views: 1,544
Posted By WildW
Now the whole gang is here :cool Everything...

Now the whole gang is here :cool Everything working nicely - time to recap this beauty.


http://wildw.co.uk/images/1200.jpg
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2018, 14:24
Replies: 31
Views: 1,544
Posted By WildW
I've ordered a Gotek drive for the A500. It...

I've ordered a Gotek drive for the A500. It wasn't always in the plan, but the A500 turned out to have a bad floppy drive - the one amiga disk I still own would not read and the drive was making a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 October 2018, 00:11
Replies: 31
Views: 1,544
Posted By WildW
Whoops. It was local and what a beauty :laughing ...

Whoops. It was local and what a beauty :laughing


http://www.wildw.co.uk/images/500.jpg
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2018, 11:34
Replies: 31
Views: 1,544
Posted By WildW
I almost bid on a 500 as well yesterday, but...

I almost bid on a 500 as well yesterday, but managed to contain myself. They are cheaper at least, and easier to deal with once I have the 1200 to make moving software over easier. Main trouble with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2018, 10:14
Replies: 31
Views: 1,544
Posted By WildW
Yeah, so I bought an A1200 in the end. Seemed the...

Yeah, so I bought an A1200 in the end. Seemed the right thing. If I have compatibility issues I'll have to learn how to make WHDLoad installs as that seems to be the cure-all.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2018, 08:20
Replies: 31
Views: 1,544
Posted By WildW
I know where you're coming from - it's what I...

I know where you're coming from - it's what I keep telling myself, that emulation is in many ways better than the real thing. However, I do find there is more to it than that and emulation doesn't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 October 2018, 20:36
Replies: 31
Views: 1,544
Posted By WildW
Choosing an Amiga - advice please

Hi folks - looking for some info to help me choose which Amiga to buy. I've been without a real one for a while now, and although I have a reasonable emulation setup it's not the same as the real...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 23 October 2018, 01:54
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By WildW
I tried FS-UAE and it worked fine, so the images...

I tried FS-UAE and it worked fine, so the images must be okay. I thought I was using the config you mentioned in WinUAE, but possibly not ECS Agnus.

I am seriously considering going back to some...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 23 October 2018, 00:39
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By WildW
Okay, I must be doing something wrong perhaps,...

Okay, I must be doing something wrong perhaps, but every single one of the linked ADFs comes up with Disk Validator errors when used with the latest WinUAE on a simple A500 1MB config.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 October 2018, 19:04
Replies: 92
Views: 3,677
Posted By WildW
I like Pipemania. Another vote for Lemmings...

I like Pipemania.

Another vote for Lemmings too. I've always loved the multiplayer mode, but anyone I've ever played against has always refused to play ever again.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 22 October 2018, 15:32
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By WildW
Awesome-sauce. I'll look at these later =)

Awesome-sauce. I'll look at these later =)
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 22 October 2018, 15:10
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By WildW
Apologies - after a bit of concentration (when I...

Apologies - after a bit of concentration (when I should've been working) I managed to Google my way to the answer. It indeed was called "War", was available from 17 Bit PD library, and appeared on...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 22 October 2018, 13:59
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By WildW
[Found: War] PD Space War game with speech

Hopefully one of you folks will remember this PD game I'm thinking of.


It was a space war game between two sides, and featuring heavy use of the standard Amiga text-to-speech library. I think...
Forum: support.Other 17 October 2018, 19:34
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By WildW
I'll have a play with this but I think my system...

I'll have a play with this but I think my system is close to maxed out emulating a stock A1200 with Cycle Accurate on. It's only a Core2 CPU as it's not my main PC but does have a 100Hz CRT optimized...
Forum: support.Other 17 October 2018, 10:27
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By WildW
You know. . . I've not actually considered that....

You know. . . I've not actually considered that. Weird but I've never actually used Dopus on an Amiga :P Back in the day I used to use something very similar looking called ClickDos File Manager but...
Forum: support.Other 17 October 2018, 01:38
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By WildW
FreeCommander doesn't seem very helpful. The...

FreeCommander doesn't seem very helpful. The "Select files with same name" does pick up the .info file for the selected folder, but it only finds one rather than one for every folder you've selected....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 October 2018, 15:46
Replies: 25
Views: 2,050
Posted By WildW
When my Amiga 500 died in the late 90's . . . I...

When my Amiga 500 died in the late 90's . . . I threw it away. They weren't expensive then, and not long later I bought a 1200 . . . but, it was my actual first Amiga and now it's gone.

On...
Forum: support.Other 16 October 2018, 12:23
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By WildW
Working with Amiga folders in Windows

Are there any nice ways to deal with Amiga folders in Windows, perhaps with some kind of program or shell extension?


Say I'm using UAE and want to copy a small number of folders from a long list...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 July 2018, 14:35
Replies: 41
Views: 3,020
Posted By WildW
Thanks for the rapid response :) I've tried...

Thanks for the rapid response :)

I've tried the 4.0.1 beta and the result is the same - still running fast. I am indeed running in DirectDraw mode - changing to DirectX causes a crash-to-desktop...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 July 2018, 11:28
Replies: 41
Views: 3,020
Posted By WildW
Hopefully continuing this thread rather than...

Hopefully continuing this thread rather than starting a new one is the right thing to do.... I've been trying to get this lagless vsync to work since it first appeared, and now that I have my CRT...
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