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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 March 2020, 02:18
Replies: 4,167
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Posted By Mikerochip
Anything really. No limits. I suppose I like pure...

Anything really. No limits. I suppose I like pure platforming over run and gun, but I do like both since I played Probotector on the NES long ago.
I still count Prince of Persia as one of my fav....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 March 2020, 02:41
Replies: 4,167
Views: 741,672
Posted By Mikerochip
I decided I'd give The Simpsons: Bart vs the...

I decided I'd give The Simpsons: Bart vs the Space Mutants a fair shot.
I've played it on and off my whole life, having never completed level 2.
So!
I looked at all the versions I have access to,...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 March 2020, 01:00
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Mikerochip
So, a __Data_ type would launch anything thats...

So, a __Data_ type would launch anything thats after that, with a normal shell execute etc I presume, and give the ability to show a png etc for the material, ie, the first page of the manual. Cool...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 March 2020, 10:56
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Mikerochip
Ah! Excellent. I created 1 pixel white png :)...

Ah! Excellent. I created 1 pixel white png :) Seems to work ok too!
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 March 2020, 17:42
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Mikerochip
Hi DamienD :) Yup, I sort of figured it...

Hi DamienD :)

Yup, I sort of figured it wasn't going to be a request that's high on anyone's radar:
But, the more I thought about it, the more useful I thought it might be:
Adding notes, really,...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 March 2020, 23:02
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Mikerochip
WinUAE boxart question & request/suggestion.

Hi all,
I'm just now getting around to adding boxart and screenshots to my games:
to that end, is there a bug with Winuae and just adding boxart?

I've added 3 games, added a title and screenshot...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 04 March 2020, 08:34
Replies: 9
Views: 5,536
Posted By Mikerochip
Flight of the intruder and F-16 combat pilot both...

Flight of the intruder and F-16 combat pilot both had serial play.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2020, 00:08
Replies: 4,167
Views: 741,672
Posted By Mikerochip
Castlevania, Symphony of the Night (JP) with the...

Castlevania, Symphony of the Night (JP) with the retranslation to English from Gemini.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2020, 23:59
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Mikerochip
I don't use facebook! What's the Rev.2? ...

I don't use facebook! What's the Rev.2?

(They're in the zone, btw)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2020, 17:19
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Mikerochip
Greaseweazle. The open source flux level disk dumper.

Hi all,
I'm just asking if anyone wants my .scp format Greaseweazle dumps?
I had lots of fun putting this little project together.

I'm only starting to go through all these disks I have.
...
Forum: OT - Technical 01 February 2020, 19:11
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By Mikerochip
I can only guess it would, but, probably would...

I can only guess it would, but, probably would need different drivers written for it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2020, 20:39
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Mikerochip
https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/categories/Arcade-Pa...

https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/categories/Arcade-Parts/Microswitches/

Cherry are the best!
https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/products/d44x-cherry-button-microswitch-with-4-8mm-terminals.html
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2020, 23:48
Replies: 106
Views: 7,885
Posted By Mikerochip
Yup. That's supposed to have been OLED. But,...

Yup. That's supposed to have been OLED. But, since, from what I understand, they can't be colour calibrated, they're next to useless for professional imaging work.

So. Back to the drawing board!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 14:12
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,126,779
Posted By Mikerochip
How to use Greaseweazle? Download and...

How to use Greaseweazle?

Download and install python. (There's a link in the frontend if you want it).
Make sure to add it to your path.

Download and unzip Greaseweazle.

Connect the drive...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 13:12
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,126,779
Posted By Mikerochip
Sure. ...

Sure.
https://github.com/M1kerochip/LaunchGreaseWeazle

It's on the releases tab. It's just a quick vb.net program. Sources are there, if anyone wants to make it better!

I use it to dump, then...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 11:30
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,126,779
Posted By Mikerochip
I got a 'bluepill' developer board, to run...

I got a 'bluepill' developer board, to run Greaseweazle and dump some floppy disks :D

On the plus side, I ended up making a simple frontend for windows.

On the minus side: lots of my disks seem...
Forum: Coders. General 26 December 2019, 17:41
Replies: 69
Views: 5,116
Posted By Mikerochip
Yoomp on the Atari XE is *amazing*!! Will...

Yoomp on the Atari XE is *amazing*!!

Will the Amiga version have music in the same time as the ball hops?
(If that makes sense)

That's probably the main thing that made the game so good....
Forum: HOL contributions 15 December 2019, 02:25
Replies: 56
Views: 22,134
Posted By Mikerochip
Diamond Amiga Pack (http://hol.abime.net/4829),...

Diamond Amiga Pack (http://hol.abime.net/4829), rest of the titles for HOL (It only lists 5 of the 10)

Diamond (1) Chess Player 2150
Diamond (2) Datastorm
Diamond (3) Dungeon Quest (2 Disk)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2019, 22:46
Replies: 704
Views: 42,851
Posted By Mikerochip
That onboard sound, the ESS1371 was my main...

That onboard sound, the ESS1371 was my main soundcard for my Win9x machine for aaaages. It worked beautifully in DOS (once you ran the TSR) and even better in Windows.

Since it resampled the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 December 2019, 11:21
Replies: 70
Views: 7,785
Posted By Mikerochip
Ha! Yes, you're correct. Now that I see it, I...

Ha! Yes, you're correct.
Now that I see it, I definitely remember seeing it before. Definitely.



It's funny though, I have zero memories of the intro. :crazy

Maybe I always skipped it...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 December 2019, 23:42
Replies: 70
Views: 7,785
Posted By Mikerochip
While Another World was amazing, I also liked...

While Another World was amazing, I also liked some of the ones with just music.

Magic Pockets, Turrican II are what springs to mind. They really only have a title screen and music, but I've never...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 23:24
Replies: 704
Views: 42,851
Posted By Mikerochip
Welcome. The new bios does specifically mention...

Welcome. The new bios does specifically mention removing the 30GB HDD limit! So, now your new limit should be 137GB :p


The manual is up there too, along with the drivers etc.


What OS are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 19:31
Replies: 704
Views: 42,851
Posted By Mikerochip
Try this ...

Try this
https://web.archive.org/web/20001018042956/http://www.chaintech.com.tw/BIOS/BIOSUPD8.htm


Works fine for me.


You'll need the flash utility too....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 19:01
Replies: 4,167
Views: 741,672
Posted By Mikerochip
So, just like Luke Wilson said then: Scariest...

So, just like Luke Wilson said then:
Scariest Enviroment Imaginable

That's all you had to say :laughing



https://youtu.be/RkGUowLRF5s?t=13
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 16:01
Replies: 704
Views: 42,851
Posted By Mikerochip
Me too. I eventually found my PC config, and I...

Me too. I eventually found my PC config, and I had a 120GB Maxtor HDD in my PC. Not 320GB!


You could always get something like this:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32975345702.html


Should...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 11:58
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By Mikerochip
Yeah, way back when is 2012, when it was...

Yeah, way back when is 2012, when it was released!


7 years ago...


:D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 01:22
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By Mikerochip
Nice! Yeah, I know Cannonball. I remember it from...

Nice! Yeah, I know Cannonball. I remember it from way back when :agree


I have a MS FF wheel too, but haven't hooked it up in years (One of the paddles seems to be broken somehow, but is ok...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 22:32
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By Mikerochip
I think it was Golden Axe...

I think it was Golden Axe (https://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=7966).

It was *AMAZING*. I never played anything so fluid, or graphically rich and detailed.

Followed very...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2019, 22:23
Replies: 70
Views: 4,893
Posted By Mikerochip
Jack Nicholas Greatest 18 Holes of Major...

Jack Nicholas Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf.

I loved the Atari ST version of this, so, I wanted to try the Amiga version too!

And just in case it was crap, I bought PGA Golf too....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 22:13
Replies: 704
Views: 42,851
Posted By Mikerochip
Be sure the other drive supports slave, too. It...

Be sure the other drive supports slave, too.
It might be set to "Master Only". Might need to be set to "Master + Slave"
Or even try Cable Select on both drives.



Take off the first drive, and...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 December 2019, 19:24
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By Mikerochip
I don't know how :crying I'll give what I have a...

I don't know how :crying I'll give what I have a go, and see what it looks like in real life. And look more at if Fritzing can do things like that easily, for pre-made components.





That's a...
Forum: HOL contributions 27 November 2019, 00:20
Replies: 56
Views: 22,134
Posted By Mikerochip
I think I still have AUI magazine coverdisk scans...

I think I still have AUI magazine coverdisk scans in my FTP folder that haven't been uploaded.

Something like 45 through 106 or so?
I don't remember, it's a while back.

I used photoshop and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 November 2019, 23:42
Replies: 4,167
Views: 741,672
Posted By Mikerochip
I'm playing the PC Engine SonSon II translation....

I'm playing the PC Engine SonSon II translation. It's a great little game. Never heard of it before I went browsing around.

info: http://www.pcengine.co.uk/HTML_Games/Son_Son_II.htm

And! The...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 November 2019, 23:37
Replies: 704
Views: 42,851
Posted By Mikerochip
It was too small :p And just didn't have...

It was too small :p


And just didn't have that cool factor of having the SLI cable, and having 2x cards inside your PC!!


It also meant I could use the Matrox with beautiful 400Mhz RAMDAC,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 November 2019, 23:31
Replies: 326
Views: 55,852
Posted By Mikerochip
Ahh. OK. I always got to the loads of buildings...

Ahh. OK. I always got to the loads of buildings stage, and had little flags.
I always wondered what to do next.
I did see my little people fighting, but I never knew how to make them fight.
(Note,...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2019, 23:23
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By Mikerochip
Thanks :D Why so?

Thanks :D



Why so?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 23:16
Replies: 326
Views: 55,852
Posted By Mikerochip
Was it just raise and lower land? I only...

Was it just raise and lower land?


I only remember doing that. making everything flat, so my little guys built houses.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 23:10
Replies: 326
Views: 55,852
Posted By Mikerochip
Storm Master was soooo good. Best £9.99 I...

Storm Master was soooo good.


Best £9.99 I ever spent on a game. It ended up not being too deep, and if you let the computer do the 3D battles you often lost.
But it still amazed me.
(Until I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 22:58
Replies: 173
Views: 29,840
Posted By Mikerochip
Yeah, but, While I loved Magic Pockets. Adored...

Yeah, but, While I loved Magic Pockets. Adored it. Played it with a passion, some days after playing to death, maybe my friend calls, and I can't play that with him, and I don't feel like it anyhow....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 22:31
Replies: 173
Views: 29,840
Posted By Mikerochip
For me: Magic Pockets, Turrican II, Prince...

For me:

Magic Pockets, Turrican II, Prince of Persia, Parasol Stars, Hudson Hawk, Pang, James Pond 1 and 2, Jimmy White's Whirlwind Snooker (And Archer McLeans Pool, to a lesser extent), Arkanoid...
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