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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 January 2020, 16:17
Replies: 124
Views: 14,106
Posted By Glen M
In this weeks video I show you how to use large...

In this weeks video I show you how to use large partitions under workbench 3.1

In a previous video I said there was a limit of 4gb per partition under 3.1 but this is incorrect. Using large...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 19:33
Replies: 63
Views: 1,724
Posted By Glen M
Our school had one in the library it was never...

Our school had one in the library it was never used. The problem with it along with the cdi was that both products were made for a market that didn't exist. No one wanted half an encyclopedia on a...
Forum: News 23 January 2020, 15:43
Replies: 74
Views: 10,069
Posted By Glen M
Yeah, its a shame the likes of the CD32 didn't...

Yeah, its a shame the likes of the CD32 didn't make more use of cut-scenes in games and I've said before I think that FMV games could have been exploited more, while laughed at today they were a big...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 22 January 2020, 22:10
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By Glen M
This sounds interesting. Will it be a direct...

This sounds interesting. Will it be a direct port of the Amiga version or are you intending to use the PC / SNES version for assets?

A few of you have said there are plenty of colour but I...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 22 January 2020, 19:04
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Glen M
Really, thats very interesting as I could have...

Really, thats very interesting as I could have swore it was CDXL.



320 x 256 actually and 256 colours all be it the converter is dynamic in its use of colour i.e. if it can get away with less...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2020, 12:40
Replies: 386
Views: 42,867
Posted By Glen M
Can't wait to see it in action and try it for...

Can't wait to see it in action and try it for myself!
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2020, 13:03
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By Glen M
Few things to check In winuae you must...

Few things to check

In winuae you must remember to change chipset extra to A1200 and you must set the device for the hdd as commodore ide.

The boot partition must be within the first 4gb of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 10:46
Replies: 124
Views: 14,106
Posted By Glen M
It was a great weekend and my first Amiga event. ...

It was a great weekend and my first Amiga event. Everyone was very approachable, friendly and eager to talk about our computers. Was great putting faces to names of those people you chat to online...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 23:03
Replies: 124
Views: 14,106
Posted By Glen M
A quick walk through video of Amiga Ireland from...

A quick walk through video of Amiga Ireland from last weekend. Excuse the quality as I only had my phone to record on and it was stuck to 720p.

https://youtu.be/DEqvVAbIBpg
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 20 January 2020, 18:24
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Glen M
I'm not convinced that streaming 300kbps pushes...

I'm not convinced that streaming 300kbps pushes the CD32 even stock to its limits but its impossible to put an estimate on just what would be capable due to the 300kbps limit so yes my comment is a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 15:44
Replies: 620
Views: 33,130
Posted By Glen M
I remember Windows 98 being a bit odd at times...

I remember Windows 98 being a bit odd at times with regards to the order of installing drivers. I always install motherboard drivers first then GPU then sound then directx. Trying to install the...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 20 January 2020, 12:08
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Glen M
After playing with the AGA Blaster player I can't...

After playing with the AGA Blaster player I can't help but think the performance is mostly down to how fast you can stream the file and with only 300kbps to play with the quality needs to take a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 January 2020, 16:30
Replies: 42
Views: 1,539
Posted By Glen M
I still enjoy most all games that I played back...

I still enjoy most all games that I played back in the day. My problem though isn't so much as forcing myself but rather finding time to play games. Its on a rare occasion now that I'd sit down...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2020, 11:09
Replies: 620
Views: 33,130
Posted By Glen M
LGR did something like this last week on his...

LGR did something like this last week on his channel so maybe worth giving that a watch. As far as I know so long as you have no resource conflicts then you'll be fine. You just need to change the...
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2020, 21:31
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Glen M
Working fine, thank you for all the help . ...

Working fine, thank you for all the help .

Gonna have a play with some scripting now that I know how to get it working :)
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2020, 16:34
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Glen M
Thanks gents I'll give it a go later and no doubt...

Thanks gents I'll give it a go later and no doubt be back looking more help
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2020, 15:44
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Glen M
Sorry but AmigaOS things tend to confuse me, I am...

Sorry but AmigaOS things tend to confuse me, I am trying to learn though.

I have created a script with the following

cd dh0:agablaster/
agablaster cd32.cdxl

The below is a screen shot of...
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2020, 14:24
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Glen M
How to assign a tool (agablaster) to a file (cd32.cdxl)

I've been playing with AGA Blaster a fair bit between last night and this morning and this may seem like a newb question but for the life of me I can't figure it out.

I simply want to double...
Forum: News 15 January 2020, 02:31
Replies: 74
Views: 10,069
Posted By Glen M
According to the stats screen playing the low res...

According to the stats screen playing the low res zoraia scaled gets a solid 24fps with 0 frames skipped. Am I reading it correctly? The frames per second listed at the bottom of the output?
...
Forum: News 14 January 2020, 15:55
Replies: 74
Views: 10,069
Posted By Glen M
I've been meaning to have a play with this...

I've been meaning to have a play with this software so I've downloaded the latest version along with the samples to try out later on my CD32.

I'll also have a go at the encoding process later...
Forum: support.Apps 14 January 2020, 11:09
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Glen M
I didn't realise that MOD isn't supported. I'll...

I didn't realise that MOD isn't supported. I'll try those other players you mention, thanks.
Forum: support.Apps 14 January 2020, 10:50
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Glen M
AmigaAMP not working?

I was spending some time last night sorting through MODS and I thought I'd give AmigaAMP a go as well the one bundled with classic workbench 3.9 looks crap.

Bit of a problem though it won't run....
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2020, 12:16
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Glen M
Scratch that then as I don't have those roms. ...

Scratch that then as I don't have those roms.

Its working fine as is so I'll just put up with the wrong info displayed for now.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2020, 11:44
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Glen M
Well that was considerably easier than I thought....

Well that was considerably easier than I thought.

One question though. When I open my large partition in workbench the capacity noted at the top of the drawer is wrong. Everything reads fine...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2020, 11:42
Replies: 124
Views: 14,106
Posted By Glen M
Yes I did consider this and I really was of 2...

Yes I did consider this and I really was of 2 minds for what to do. I think I prefer the look of the black buttons as colours I think would look to messy.

One idea is to put a thin colour...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2020, 11:01
Replies: 124
Views: 14,106
Posted By Glen M
I thought this week it was about time I got the...

I thought this week it was about time I got the arcade controller finished.

https://youtu.be/33pk5IaiLUg

but for those that don't want to watch the video here is a picture of it
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2020, 10:56
Replies: 620
Views: 33,130
Posted By Glen M
I seriously doubt the DS screen will work. The...

I seriously doubt the DS screen will work. The McWill mod isn't just a screen but also come circuitry behind it.

Before my Amigas I had the Master System 2 so I do have a soft spot for it. I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 11:24
Replies: 153
Views: 5,006
Posted By Glen M
I think we agree on most points. Alien...

I think we agree on most points.

Alien Breed is a fantastic game and yes I can't understand how people do not see that but then again Sonic 1 and 2 on the Mega Drive are 2 of my favourite...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 17:53
Replies: 153
Views: 5,006
Posted By Glen M
Taking Amiga as a general term than rather than...

Taking Amiga as a general term than rather than focusing solely on AGA your statement falls into my comment that the Mega Drive is better in some respects and by that I mean the games library.

My...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 16:08
Replies: 153
Views: 5,006
Posted By Glen M
Extremely good point. I was thinking Amiga...

Extremely good point. I was thinking Amiga generally not AGA solely. I withdraw my previous comment and could probably name you a handful of AGA games the mega drive would struggle with.


...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 15:34
Replies: 153
Views: 5,006
Posted By Glen M
I don't doubt you can emulate a Mega Drive on a...

I don't doubt you can emulate a Mega Drive on a fast enough Amiga. I see another thread about DOSBOX on a stupidly fast 68k Amiga.

The vast majority of Amiga games from the late 80s / early 90s...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 14:38
Replies: 153
Views: 5,006
Posted By Glen M
I'll just leave this here ...

I'll just leave this here

https://i.imgur.com/TLGaUOm.jpg

In all serious though the Mega Drive is better in some respects and the Amiga better in others (sound being the stand out example). ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2020, 11:19
Replies: 620
Views: 33,130
Posted By Glen M
You might be able to fix the ribbon cable. Use a...

You might be able to fix the ribbon cable. Use a very low temperature on the iron and drag it across the ribbon when the console is on. It might work, it might not but worth a try. McWill is great...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2020, 15:18
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By Glen M
I have one of these mice in a drawer with a very...

I have one of these mice in a drawer with a very similar fault. I've tested everything and can confirm in my case anyway its the photo resistors.

Worth checking your cable first though just in...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2020, 17:29
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By Glen M
As you may know I have my TF330 full 030...

As you may know I have my TF330 full 030 accelerator clocked to 54mhz getting about 10.5mips in sysinfo. This is my fastest Amiga but it still isn't enough for 1x1 pixel gaming in gloom deluxe,...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2020, 13:20
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Glen M
How do I setup a large hard drive using hdtoolbox from workbench 3.1

I've setup a fair few 4gb and 8gb cards before (and an 80gb drive using OS3.9) but when working with OS3.1 I've always just kept the partition size to a maximum of about 3.9gb. I generally use the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 11:21
Replies: 620
Views: 33,130
Posted By Glen M
Just digging up an old comment here but if your...

Just digging up an old comment here but if your 1200 hasn't been recapped already then please get it done asap.

Doing it yourself is another matter. You need either a hot air rework station or...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 19:46
Replies: 124
Views: 14,106
Posted By Glen M
After a bit of a break over December I'm back...

After a bit of a break over December I'm back this week making a replacement ribbon cable for my CD32.

https://youtu.be/rI4Gk5CUloU
Forum: OT - Technical 02 December 2019, 15:46
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By Glen M
We have decided to not bother with it this year. ...

We have decided to not bother with it this year. Its not his using it that concerns me but rather his not using it. Until it becomes more mainstream I think he can stick to the PC and a monitor for...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 November 2019, 16:48
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Glen M
Here are a few pictures of the current 3D printed...

Here are a few pictures of the current 3D printed cover.

http://i.imgur.com/s4ZYZdXl.jpg (https://imgur.com/s4ZYZdX)

http://i.imgur.com/y4uMCb3l.jpg (https://imgur.com/y4uMCb3)
...
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