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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2017, 16:17
Replies: 51
Views: 4,383
Posted By Total Eclipse
Many more available mods as well, from hear shift...

Many more available mods as well, from hear shift indicators to the option to record telemetry data about every lap.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 May 2017, 15:37
Replies: 63
Views: 8,324
Posted By Total Eclipse
Wow, a great insight. Thanks Sheryl for taking...

Wow, a great insight. Thanks Sheryl for taking the time to provide that info.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2017, 18:00
Replies: 62
Views: 11,289
Posted By Total Eclipse
Absolutely, but that all comes down to CPU...

Absolutely, but that all comes down to CPU horsepower. The actual audio hardware is the same in both machines.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2017, 12:23
Replies: 62
Views: 11,289
Posted By Total Eclipse
The TT has the same 8-bit sound as the STe (2...

The TT has the same 8-bit sound as the STe (2 channel), as well as the YM2149 that was found in the original ST.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2017, 12:03
Replies: 53
Views: 4,604
Posted By Total Eclipse
SWIV for me. I've always preferred vertical...

SWIV for me. I've always preferred vertical shooters anyway, but I like a lot of the touches in SWIV, like the jeep being able to drive around the cornfield.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 January 2017, 16:13
Replies: 42
Views: 7,878
Posted By Total Eclipse
49p on GOG at the moment...

49p on GOG at the moment https://www.gog.com/game/alien_breed_tower_assault
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2017, 14:13
Replies: 55
Views: 4,545
Posted By Total Eclipse
Some of that comes down to the fact that DOS PC's...

Some of that comes down to the fact that DOS PC's of the era were sporting 386 CPU's, however they were also guaranteed to have HDD's and 1.44MB FDD's (as stated by the game requirements), so could...
Forum: project.EAB 04 January 2017, 16:05
Replies: 36
Views: 6,446
Posted By Total Eclipse
Looking through my (admittedly few) posts on...

Looking through my (admittedly few) posts on here, it would appear I found my way here whilst looking for ways to rip the sprites for Xenon 2 - I was working on a GBA conversion at the time. I still...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2016, 14:42
Replies: 34
Views: 4,673
Posted By Total Eclipse
As far as I know, the AGA core is still under...

As far as I know, the AGA core is still under development. The issues repository for that core is still seeing replies from the author (last one just a few days ago), and he's also on this forum...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2016, 16:56
Replies: 32
Views: 3,263
Posted By Total Eclipse
As far as I'm aware, there was only one DOS...

As far as I'm aware, there was only one DOS version produced (already supporting the 2 graphics modes), however it was later included on CD along with Powermonger.

This link has examples of both...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2016, 15:50
Replies: 32
Views: 3,263
Posted By Total Eclipse
I'm not sure whether the Amiga version of...

I'm not sure whether the Amiga version of Populous 2 ran in 16 colours or not (I recall it looked very similar to the Atari ST version, so quite possibly), but the PC version had 2 screen modes you...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2016, 14:09
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By Total Eclipse
Great idea, especially if you fancy a game of...

Great idea, especially if you fancy a game of POPulous



Or Mike Read's POP quiz
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2016, 12:52
Replies: 26
Views: 1,030
Posted By Total Eclipse
A 3.2GB Workbench partition???? :shocked I...

A 3.2GB Workbench partition???? :shocked

I think I have mine at 30MB :D
Forum: News 10 June 2016, 13:08
Replies: 674
Views: 193,410
Posted By Total Eclipse
Stupid question, but is there an equivalent for...

Stupid question, but is there an equivalent for the A1200?
Forum: Member Introductions 01 June 2016, 16:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By Total Eclipse
Welcome from the midlands!

Welcome from the midlands!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 June 2016, 16:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By Total Eclipse
Vroom used the mouse as well (forwards/backwards...

Vroom used the mouse as well (forwards/backwards for accelerate and brake, left and right were obvious, and buttons to shift up and down). It made the game much more playable IMO.
Forum: request.Modules 17 May 2016, 18:53
Replies: 32
Views: 7,490
Posted By Total Eclipse
I still have a copy of the Mods Anthology 4CD set...

I still have a copy of the Mods Anthology 4CD set somewhere. Some great tunes there, though it'll take many many hours to work through the whole lot. I didn't have a huge MOD collection during my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 May 2016, 14:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By Total Eclipse
I always preferred Speedball 1. The graphics in...

I always preferred Speedball 1. The graphics in SB2 were more cartoon-like (Dan Malone, compared to Mark Coleman for SB1). Also I'm a fan of David Whittaker's music, and found the music for SB2...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 April 2016, 14:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,870
Posted By Total Eclipse
That's a better explanation. I was struggling to...

That's a better explanation. I was struggling to come up with a suitable word :agree
Forum: support.Hardware 14 April 2016, 16:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,870
Posted By Total Eclipse
I've been pretty impressed with the Minimig core...

I've been pretty impressed with the Minimig core running on my MiST. There are a few quirks still, but the core is being actively developed, and supports a good proportion of AGA games as well. ...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 17 March 2016, 18:23
Replies: 38
Views: 4,751
Posted By Total Eclipse
Deliverance? - http://hol.abime.net/312

Deliverance? - http://hol.abime.net/312
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 March 2016, 16:03
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Total Eclipse
Tracing an old forum user

Hi all,

This is going to be slightly off topic. I'm trying to resurrect my old Atari ST external drive - it's a Power Computing Blitz Turbo drive (external enclosure with a blitz board built in)....
Forum: MarketPlace 15 February 2016, 13:13
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Total Eclipse
PM sent to cpiac64

PM sent to cpiac64
Forum: MarketPlace 12 February 2016, 12:29
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Total Eclipse
Offer accepted for the main board and floppy...

Offer accepted for the main board and floppy drive.
Forum: MarketPlace 11 February 2016, 11:36
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Total Eclipse
A1200 - spares or repair

A long time ago I picked up a load of old computer stuff, including a non-working A1200, and finally got around to taking a look this week.

This had been pretty much gutted for parts - the small...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2016, 10:55
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Total Eclipse
Good idea, thank you.

Good idea, thank you.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 January 2016, 20:00
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Total Eclipse
Fantastic, thank you.

Fantastic, thank you.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 January 2016, 19:00
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Total Eclipse
Transfer HDD to Compact Flash

I'm asking this on behalf of a friend, (but am in the same situation myself). Currently he has an A1200 with a 3.5" HDD inside. As the drive is getting on for 20 years old now, we were discussing...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2016, 16:59
Replies: 18
Views: 2,762
Posted By Total Eclipse
By default, it will output a VGA progressive...

By default, it will output a VGA progressive signal at whatever frequency the normal computer would (so an NTSC Amiga or Atari ST would do 60Hz, PAL would be 50Hz). My TV's won't accept a 50Hz VGA...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 January 2016, 18:55
Replies: 18
Views: 2,762
Posted By Total Eclipse
I second the recommendation. I've mainly used...

I second the recommendation. I've mainly used the Amiga and Atari ST cores, but occasionally play with the C64, Spectrum and A8 cores as well.

The Amiga core is probably the most "mature", and...
Forum: News 05 January 2016, 12:24
Replies: 998
Views: 137,740
Posted By Total Eclipse
That's my understanding, though you will need to...

That's my understanding, though you will need to get the Gotek flashed with the HxC firmware in the first place, and that will require a different method (using a serial cable). Once the HxC...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 November 2015, 12:52
Replies: 246
Views: 21,987
Posted By Total Eclipse
I might have missed the point on this, so feel...

I might have missed the point on this, so feel free to correct.

I think SWIV runs on a 320x200 display, so scrolling at 50fps at 1 line per field would mean the screen goes top to bottom in 4...
Forum: support.Other 25 October 2015, 00:29
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By Total Eclipse
I'm using a pair of 9pin joysticks, though it...

I'm using a pair of 9pin joysticks, though it looks like s2325 might have the answer :banghead
Forum: support.Other 24 October 2015, 20:49
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By Total Eclipse
SWIV 2P on MiST

Has anyone tried a 2 player game of SWIV on the MiST? I'm running the latest AGA core and latest firmware. I've tried 2 versions of the game, both a WHDload version from whdownload.com and a disk...
Forum: News 15 October 2015, 15:07
Replies: 187
Views: 56,216
Posted By Total Eclipse
Sorry, I see there are many questions being...

Sorry, I see there are many questions being asked, but are there any plans to make a version that can also be flashed to run on the Atari ST?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 September 2015, 14:23
Replies: 821
Views: 135,448
Posted By Total Eclipse
I was in a museum in Coventry at the weekend when...

I was in a museum in Coventry at the weekend when I spotted this....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 June 2015, 14:08
Replies: 24
Views: 2,093
Posted By Total Eclipse
Pretty sure that Worms on the PC dropped the...

Pretty sure that Worms on the PC dropped the feature where the grappling hook would interact with the scenery. On the PC the rope was always in a straight line, but I know on at least some Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 June 2015, 14:28
Replies: 821
Views: 135,448
Posted By Total Eclipse
I had reason to look up the contact details for...

I had reason to look up the contact details for The Pensions Advisory Service (based in the UK). The address made me smile!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 June 2015, 14:15
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Total Eclipse
Could be. There was an earlier light synth that...

Could be. There was an earlier light synth that he also did, called Colourspace (or possibly Colorspace)
Forum: support.OtherUAE 12 May 2015, 14:11
Replies: 15
Views: 4,737
Posted By Total Eclipse
I've got a DVD with an older version of WinUAEX...

I've got a DVD with an older version of WinUAEX (v 8 I think) and did wonder about turning the xbox into a full on Amiga emulator. I don't mind wiring up a 9 pin socket to a controller to use old...
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