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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 January 2020, 09:32
Replies: 104
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Posted By 005AGIMA
This video forms part of this journey as it's...

This video forms part of this journey as it's about trying to preserve the original pack in it's original function. However this has ALSO been posted in the support thread in which I gained the...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 January 2020, 09:23
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By 005AGIMA
Video of the mouse symptoms, fix, and result. ...

Video of the mouse symptoms, fix, and result.

This is in no way a "how to" but hopefully some future user will find some of it helpful.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUjqIohxCrA

Timecodes:...
Forum: Member Introductions 22 January 2020, 05:02
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By 005AGIMA
Am I reading this right? You got your own...

Am I reading this right? You got your own original A500 back?

That is so friggin awesome!!!!!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 January 2020, 04:59
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
No worries.

No worries.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 January 2020, 05:46
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
Testing ORIGINAL Games on my A500. 00:00...

Testing ORIGINAL Games on my A500.
00:00 Introduction (duh)
00:54 Cover disks
01:44 Tenstar Games Pack
03:18 Batman pack games (The drive is fine)
03:27 Alien Breed Special Edition
07:15 Star...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 January 2020, 13:26
Replies: 42
Views: 1,539
Posted By 005AGIMA
LEMMINGS! Forget the hype! Let's face it, we...

LEMMINGS!

Forget the hype! Let's face it, we all just wanted the little f**kers to DIE!!!!

Give me Shadow of the Beast ANY day of the week over those annoying little bloody lemmings!
...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 January 2020, 10:57
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By 005AGIMA
Thanks again for THIS LINK! Purchased a pack...

Thanks again for THIS LINK!

Purchased a pack of 10 OSRAM LPT 80 A phototransistors from RS Components online. Delivered next day for free (as in delivery was free) for about $11.

Installed 2...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 January 2020, 07:53
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
Playtested all 3 games from the Batman pack on...

Playtested all 3 games from the Batman pack on the metal.

Batman - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA3_7dksHcY

New Zealand Story - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwGMAGsLx2A

F/A 18...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2020, 04:53
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By 005AGIMA
Hi guys. Yes all the simplest things were tried...

Hi guys. Yes all the simplest things were tried first.

Old habits die hard. The VERY first thing I did was pull out the ball and inspect the condition (almost spotless) and move the rollers...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2020, 12:44
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By 005AGIMA
Ah fantastic. Thanks!

Ah fantastic. Thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2020, 12:07
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By 005AGIMA
Cheers mate. I saw another thread on the topic...

Cheers mate. I saw another thread on the topic where someone replaced the bank of 5 resistors but I can't for the life of me find it now.

What ohm resistor did you use and where did you fit it?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 06:25
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
Detailed look, and playtest of my Batman pack. ...

Detailed look, and playtest of my Batman pack.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIp4mcXKc2E
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2020, 16:20
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By 005AGIMA
Cheers guys. Have pulled out my multimeter and...

Cheers guys. Have pulled out my multimeter and will have a poke around inside the mouse again tomorrow.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2020, 09:34
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By 005AGIMA
A500 Tank Mouse vertical movement issue

Mouse issue:

Left and right is fine. (dodgy at first and improved after blowing the wheel)

Both buttons are fine.

Up and down doesn't work.

Tested a known good mouse on my A500 and that...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2020, 07:14
Replies: 113
Views: 7,239
Posted By 005AGIMA
Wolf 3D ran on anything. "But can it play...

Wolf 3D ran on anything.

"But can it play Doom?" was the mantra of the day back then.

Could my 386 DX play Doom? Well yes....badly.

But my quest for a PC back then (to pull this thread back...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2020, 06:39
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By 005AGIMA
I only suggested AF KX Light solution as he seems...

I only suggested AF KX Light solution as he seems to be after a dedicated emulation rig.

This solution saves the need and bloat for even windows to be installed, and boots directly into WB.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2020, 04:39
Replies: 62
Views: 2,985
Posted By 005AGIMA
The A500 isn't huge at all. Compare it to the big...

The A500 isn't huge at all. Compare it to the big box systems or a modern PC and it's a cute little portable thing that you can carry on your BMX or Skateboard, round to your mates house, for some...
Forum: support.Other 05 January 2020, 14:53
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By 005AGIMA
Additionally...just noticed (dont know how i...

Additionally...just noticed (dont know how i missed this) that there is a barcode on the underside of the Amiga itself which is consistent with the other QC numbers. 158928.
Forum: support.Other 05 January 2020, 13:42
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By 005AGIMA
Serial Numbers vs QC numbers question

Posted on the facebook groups also....

So on the Batman Pack I purchased, the silver serial number on the inner box, and the silver serial number on the Amiga itself BOTH read 155928...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 13:39
Replies: 62
Views: 2,985
Posted By 005AGIMA
THIS Most of the flight sims I loved on my...

THIS

Most of the flight sims I loved on my A500 were simply not possible on a console and nothing close emerged during that time. To match (or sadly, better) the Amiga on that front you had to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 06:47
Replies: 6,169
Views: 1,089,711
Posted By 005AGIMA
A quick dodgy measurement with a ruler and I'm...

A quick dodgy measurement with a ruler and I'm guessing it's a 21" screen (corner to corner).

Larger than I wanted, as back in the day, I'd have been rocking a 12 or 14" in the bedroom.

However...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 06:43
Replies: 62
Views: 2,985
Posted By 005AGIMA
it still is an amazing machine. Sometimes...

it still is an amazing machine. Sometimes revisiting old things isn't a good idea, but now that I have my hands on an A500 again, I'm astonished at how it holds up. And mine (as was back in the day)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2020, 15:28
Replies: 6,169
Views: 1,089,711
Posted By 005AGIMA
You know how they say that sometimes the memory...

You know how they say that sometimes the memory is better than the actual thing.......

.....they're wrong :P

It's FANTASTIC!

Got a free old TV this week, and the setup is sitting on a coffee...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2020, 12:43
Replies: 6,169
Views: 1,089,711
Posted By 005AGIMA
Not what I purchased today....but what I brought...

Not what I purchased today....but what I brought to Aus from the UK :D

A500 Batman pack.
Tenstar Games
Star Wars Trilogy
---------------------
So that's a complete recreation of the bundle I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 January 2020, 09:09
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
Info about what I got up to (gaming related) on...

Info about what I got up to (gaming related) on my UK trip, and the pickups I got during the trip.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8NMMpf-nIg
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 January 2020, 06:44
Replies: 113
Views: 7,239
Posted By 005AGIMA
haha it's all good. This thread went south fairly...

haha it's all good. This thread went south fairly early on but like a child, you can't force a thread in any direction.

The main culprit is on my ignore list anyway, so the thread looks a little...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2020, 06:40
Replies: 227
Views: 21,407
Posted By 005AGIMA
Wow FANTASTIC! Thanks for sharing your story....

Wow FANTASTIC! Thanks for sharing your story. Much as I love the original Outrun, I think Coast to Coast (or Outrun 2006 Online Arcade as I think the PS3 version was titled...something odd like...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2020, 06:28
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By 005AGIMA
Could try Amiga forever and build a KX Light boot...

Could try Amiga forever and build a KX Light boot image. You need the DVD version to do this though as the ISO builder doesn't seem to work (well it didn't in v8).
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 January 2020, 15:39
Replies: 227
Views: 21,407
Posted By 005AGIMA
Oddly...it's not just Sega who are the...

Oddly...it's not just Sega who are the issue...it's the love of my life....FERRARI!

That's why the Switch version isn't a Ferrari anymore....Licensing.

Yep...the world we live in is THAT cruel.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 January 2020, 15:36
Replies: 227
Views: 21,407
Posted By 005AGIMA
Mate.....holy FK you are a GOD! I'd have...

Mate.....holy FK you are a GOD!

I'd have purchased an ST over an AMIGA (yes I just said that) if this had been the port on offer.

OMG.

I hold out hope for such an Amiga port.

Good...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2020, 15:33
Replies: 113
Views: 7,239
Posted By 005AGIMA
Ahhhh that moment when you return to a thread...

Ahhhh that moment when you return to a thread after many weeks to find it's mutated into something hideous....like bringing a child into the world only for it to turn into a drug addict.

Such...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 December 2019, 16:39
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
Sorry guys....one hell of a busy holiday lol. ...

Sorry guys....one hell of a busy holiday lol.

Back in Aus now.

Had limited Wifi access hence why I didn't jump on EAB but did post on facebook groups etc.

Unboxing is here:...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2019, 06:10
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
Cheers Revenile for your post. Excited is the...

Cheers Revenile for your post. Excited is the word I would use yes lol.

Last video from me before the trip.

Preparing for UK Trip
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doLN8Mnw5Ro
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2019, 12:00
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
Picked up an little expansion for the A500 today...

Picked up an little expansion for the A500 today :D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTVaIBJRd-k
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 17:06
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
haha had a few rounds of superhot to sobre up....

haha had a few rounds of superhot to sobre up. Wipeout would have been another matter HAHA. Or DoomVR for that matter.

Right, time for bed.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 16:13
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
That's coz we ROCK! PS: Just got back from...

That's coz we ROCK!

PS: Just got back from the pub and am a little "happy" lol.

Sshould I play Superhot VR before bed? I think so.......
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 10:12
Replies: 104
Views: 13,554
Posted By 005AGIMA
30 YEARS AGO TODAY GUYS!!!! ...

30 YEARS AGO TODAY GUYS!!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb2XyadWXyg
(also 2 weeks to go until I pick up my new one)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2019, 05:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By 005AGIMA
WEC LeMan on Spectrum (emulated) ...

WEC LeMan on Spectrum (emulated)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_XshaBqitk
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2019, 12:29
Replies: 620
Views: 33,131
Posted By 005AGIMA
Banshee for the record was the BEST upgrade I...

Banshee for the record was the BEST upgrade I ever did back then.

God I wish I still had that card!

As I'm sure you know, it's an all in 1 card (2d/3d) where as the Voodoo 1 and 2 needed a 2D...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 November 2019, 05:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By 005AGIMA
Yep not long now :D Been a loooooong year...

Yep not long now :D

Been a loooooong year for many reasons.

Be in Kent mostly.
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