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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 July 2011, 15:56
Replies: 27
Views: 6,821
Posted By Echo
I had one - did a verify on its first backup and...

I had one - did a verify on its first backup and had tons of errors (Sony VCR / Scotch tape) - had a rant with the online store and eventually got a refund.

Went for the more expensive SCSI zip...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 February 2011, 13:34
Replies: 71
Views: 13,041
Posted By Echo
I never found out if this was a bug or...

I never found out if this was a bug or intentional... but there's a system out there where precious gems are actually regarded as waste, so they pay you to "buy" them - there's the illegal risk but...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2011, 04:04
Replies: 42
Views: 4,216
Posted By Echo
I push my Core i7 to its limit, but overclocking...

I push my Core i7 to its limit, but overclocking rare legacy hardware is surely madness?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 September 2010, 00:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By Echo
Probably the most diverse - the only major...

Probably the most diverse - the only major element missing is "dogfighting" - it's more a case of chance-based hits, where distance, transversal velocity and your skillsets influence strikes.

The...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 September 2010, 17:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By Echo
On its release I put the kind of hours into...

On its release I put the kind of hours into Frontier that many now put into MMORPGs, for at least several months - utterly mesmerising experience.

Probably the reason I got inadvertently sucked...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 September 2010, 17:30
Replies: 55
Views: 4,503
Posted By Echo
Aaaaaaaaaah duct tape :laughing Rest looks...

Aaaaaaaaaah duct tape :laughing

Rest looks sweet though ;)
Forum: support.Apps 18 June 2010, 13:28
Replies: 33
Views: 3,096
Posted By Echo
Ooh, does that work under vanilla WB 3.1? Pop in...

Ooh, does that work under vanilla WB 3.1? Pop in the zone please!


I did actually do that once, and it ensued much mockery as to the resolution :(

I'm assuming you have a much...
Forum: support.Apps 17 June 2010, 03:03
Replies: 33
Views: 3,096
Posted By Echo
Dpaint is uber for bitmap work, but for t-shirt...

Dpaint is uber for bitmap work, but for t-shirt printing you need something vector, end of.

(CorelDraw is my personal preference ;))
Forum: request.Other 09 June 2010, 13:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,974
Posted By Echo
Bunch of my saves attached, but long since...

Bunch of my saves attached, but long since forgotten any details I'm afraid!

As I recall, the only cheating in them may have been an intentional exploit by Braben.

There was some system where...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 04 June 2010, 16:57
Replies: 262
Views: 48,219
Posted By Echo
No wai - Gameboy Tetris > All :blased

No wai - Gameboy Tetris > All :blased
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 May 2010, 22:53
Replies: 216
Views: 37,840
Posted By Echo
Well spotted, didn't see those other bits :D ...

Well spotted, didn't see those other bits :D

There's lots of obscure geeky refs in Chuck, on top of a decent-if-wacky plot makes for great entertainment!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 May 2010, 20:31
Replies: 216
Views: 37,840
Posted By Echo
Chuck: Season 3, Episode 19 @ 0:31:07 ...

Chuck: Season 3, Episode 19 @ 0:31:07
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0934814

Hardware looks like some old Apple, but the screen top is very much familiar :D

Great show too!
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 May 2010, 18:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,556
Posted By Echo
Cheers both, will have a fiddle :)

Cheers both, will have a fiddle :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 May 2010, 15:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,556
Posted By Echo
Getting a smoother mouse pointer in WB

Is there some config combination that fakedraws the mouse pointer at 50/60hz when using an interlaced resolution in Workbench?

I can use fps adj @ 99, but of course this skews all the timings...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 March 2010, 17:11
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By Echo
I've had some trouble with the high quality...

I've had some trouble with the high quality filters since migrating from XP to 7 - they either revert to null filter or show strange artefacts. Tried a couple of recent builds.

(Hardware: Intel i7...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 January 2010, 20:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,112
Posted By Echo
Possibly an elusive mod from yesteryear...

This sample popped up on Kutski's UK Radio 1 show the other week and I'm convinced it's from an Amiga demo or mod.

Text is "hey, I know, mantronix is really great - but my style is much .........
Forum: Amiga scene 09 September 2009, 18:34
Replies: 9
Views: 3,561
Posted By Echo
Deluxe Paint 4 & Workbench 3.0 manual scans

As per my other Amos thread, couldn't see these floating about the net from a quick search so brought to the office before binning. Work's document feeder made light work of them and cooked some more...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 September 2009, 18:40
Replies: 8
Views: 3,779
Posted By Echo
Sure thing, this ISP is quite measly for space so...

Sure thing, this ISP is quite measly for space so it won't be around forever!

Might try feeding in Deluxe Paint 4 and Workbench 3.0 this week too, assuming the latter isn't off-limits.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 September 2009, 17:31
Replies: 8
Views: 3,779
Posted By Echo
Easy Amos Manual

Been having a clear out and the above had to go, however our office copier can feed stuff in and bake PDFs so I ran it through to keep electronically for the hell of it.

Couldn't see it from a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 June 2009, 04:44
Replies: 59
Views: 9,330
Posted By Echo
Ok beat this! I'm a bit picky with films...

Ok beat this!

I'm a bit picky with films like, and one had a compression glitch through ~100 frames in the credits. Having no alternate copy, I screendumped before and after the glitch, pasted em...
Forum: News 11 May 2009, 19:05
Replies: 112
Views: 15,076
Posted By Echo
I did, only by whoring UAE's save/load state...

I did, only by whoring UAE's save/load state feature - it's 99.9% impossible otherwise due to small chance stuff several minutes into a level etc.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 December 2008, 04:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By Echo
WinUAE - It runs a full version of XP Home, so...

WinUAE - It runs a full version of XP Home, so practically any emulator that isn't overly demanding will run great.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 December 2008, 01:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By Echo
Amiga down the pub

Ok so the shots weren't actually taken at the pub, I'd probably get glassed :D

But I've had it up and running several times now in Wetherspoons mixing in a bit of free Wifi, and it does get some...
Forum: News 22 September 2008, 23:19
Replies: 112
Views: 15,076
Posted By Echo
I'm guessing most of you are familiar with...

I'm guessing most of you are familiar with load/save state? Well it's made the mod just about playable for me.

Just make sure your WB config has a pretty low amount of memory specified so the...
Forum: News 16 September 2008, 18:42
Replies: 112
Views: 15,076
Posted By Echo
I'm finding this mod obscenely difficult... I've...

I'm finding this mod obscenely difficult... I've completed vanilla CF a few times but jesus.

The very first mission you're expected to suicide dance around at least 3 turrets due to lack of...
Forum: support.Games 12 September 2008, 18:48
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Echo
Success! New version and shiny bought key did the...

Success! New version and shiny bought key did the trick.

Tunnel sequence here we come :D
Forum: support.Games 12 September 2008, 18:10
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Echo
Just to be on the safe side :) ...

Just to be on the safe side :)

http://www.echo147.adsl24.co.uk/temp/whd.png
Forum: support.Games 12 September 2008, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Echo
It was a preinstalled thing off some website. ...

It was a preinstalled thing off some website.

As for WHDLoad, I don't remember in all honesty - it's been in my c: directory for probably ten years (it is however, a revision above what SS...
Forum: support.Games 12 September 2008, 17:51
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Echo
Super Stardust & WHDLoad

Am I missing something obvious with the above?

It's all installed fine, but when I run the game it simply reboots back into Workbench after the WHDLoad splash shows info about the game.

I...
Forum: News 11 September 2008, 03:57
Replies: 112
Views: 15,076
Posted By Echo
Top man, and appreciation for 5h00n4y also :)

Top man, and appreciation for 5h00n4y also :)
Forum: News 10 September 2008, 03:43
Replies: 112
Views: 15,076
Posted By Echo
Grah, I actually have the original disks but no...

Grah, I actually have the original disks but no functioning Amiga!

Would anyone be kind enough to resurface that ready baked version?

Thanks!
Forum: support.Hardware 28 March 2008, 19:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By Echo
The Amiga's board has 44 pins? Maybe that's where...

The Amiga's board has 44 pins? Maybe that's where I'm getting confused. I have one of those power splitters at least, molex for the hard drive.

Guess I could buy some bits from Ebay, wouldn't be...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 March 2008, 05:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By Echo
I'd like to have a play with this too, since I...

I'd like to have a play with this too, since I have a stupid 3.5" HD which does not allow me to close the A1200 :D

The perfect one from what I can gather, is a 44 pin female to CF adapter (90º...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 June 2007, 18:21
Replies: 44
Views: 5,392
Posted By Echo
I get an fmod.dll error when running the...

I get an fmod.dll error when running the installer :(

After googling, I installed http://www.fmod.org/files/fmodapi40622win32-installer.exe but it doesn't make any difference.

Bah.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2007, 22:48
Replies: 88
Views: 6,418
Posted By Echo
Good stuff - where's Frontier though!!

Good stuff - where's Frontier though!!
Forum: request.Modules 17 May 2004, 16:19
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By Echo
Was it this...

Was it this (http://www.lynnemusic.com/huelsbeck-turrican.html) CD? Produced in 1993 and remastered in 1997.

Hülsbeck is a genius.
Forum: project.EAB 23 April 2004, 01:22
Replies: 90
Views: 8,999
Posted By Echo
Looking good :)

Looking good :)
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2004, 11:12
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By Echo
Hi mate, One thing I overlooked when setting...

Hi mate,

One thing I overlooked when setting up my LAN was the Gateway IP in Miami. I can't remember offhand which screen it was at, but because I had priority on '0', several settings were...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 February 2004, 18:18
Replies: 6
Views: 1,738
Posted By Echo
Thanks Bippy :)

Thanks Bippy :)
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 January 2004, 13:49
Replies: 15
Views: 2,278
Posted By Echo
It would for anything that uses no overscan....

It would for anything that uses no overscan. Workbench is fine because you can precisely tweak the display through WBMode and Overscan.

Trouble is I don't know how you'd scale things up by 4X -...
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