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Forum: Graphics. Tutorials Today, 15:11
Replies: 3
Views: 2,600
Posted By dreamkatcha
Does this...

Does this (https://fineartamerica.com/featured/watercolor-clown-1-patty-vicknair.html) help? It's hard to tell if the image predates Patty's painting.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2021, 16:18
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By dreamkatcha
Naturally, Jeff had a cameo in last year's Ashens...

Naturally, Jeff had a cameo in last year's Ashens movie of the same-ish name. :D
Forum: AMR contributions 09 April 2021, 16:00
Replies: 11
Views: 6,678
Posted By dreamkatcha
Update: I kept digging and found acknowledgement...

Update: I kept digging and found acknowledgement of Amiga Action's review contributions on page 5 of issue 10 (https://ia802801.us.archive.org/15/items/megazoneau10/MegaZone_AU_10.pdf).

As the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 April 2021, 16:35
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By dreamkatcha
If you think the intro is bad, check out the...

If you think the intro is bad, check out the endtro finale bit...

https://youtu.be/9zfyUvaAE_0?t=6530

I bet it was a joke to see how the quality control dept. would react, yet thanks to a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 March 2021, 19:05
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By dreamkatcha
Double plus, no input from the original dev team,...

Double plus, no input from the original dev team, barring Richard Joseph.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 March 2021, 14:28
Replies: 27
Views: 1,523
Posted By dreamkatcha
Are we talking about Chris Sorrell or Steve Bak?...

Are we talking about Chris Sorrell or Steve Bak? They were both responsible for James Pond and Yolanda. Plus, Yolanda was the 16-bit reworking of Hercules solely by Steve Bak. You'd have to flip a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2021, 12:51
Replies: 30
Views: 2,481
Posted By dreamkatcha
This remix was begging to be remixed... ;D ...

This remix was begging to be remixed... ;D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mVBMeFoPAU
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 March 2021, 12:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By dreamkatcha
One of the quickest ways to get negative votes on...

One of the quickest ways to get negative votes on YouTube is to make people feel stupid by showing them something they don't understand. :D

You can enable longer uploads by verifying your Google...
Forum: AMR contributions 07 March 2021, 12:44
Replies: 11
Views: 6,678
Posted By dreamkatcha
Are you aware there are some stray games review...

Are you aware there are some stray games review pages taken from Amiga Action lurking in at least a few of these PDFs? Some examples can be seen in issues 19 and 20. I don't think a cross-publishing...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 March 2021, 10:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,020
Posted By dreamkatcha
It sounds like you might have bought a dodgy copy...

It sounds like you might have bought a dodgy copy because this was never officially released for the Amiga (it was finally found and made available online for free in 2015). There's a Mega Drive...
Forum: request.Apps 19 February 2021, 17:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By dreamkatcha
This magazine is available online now......

This magazine is available online now... https://www.retrofor.com/amiga-magazines/

The relevant article starts on page 82.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 February 2021, 07:35
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By dreamkatcha
LOL. That is pretty shoddy. The spelling is...

LOL. That is pretty shoddy. The spelling is atrocious and some of the 'tips' seem to be merely the game's premise taken from the back of the box. Could this be one of Kieren Hawken's literary...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2021, 17:00
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By dreamkatcha
Thanks for the Pacman suggestion. That one...

Thanks for the Pacman suggestion. That one totally passed me by so I'll check it out soon and make a video if someone hasn't already beaten me to it.

Oddly I've never seen this Space Invaders...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 February 2021, 12:37
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By dreamkatcha
How many cracktros/trainers came with built-in mini-games?

I can only think of two. There's Space Invaders found in Melon's Sooty and Sweep trainer and Tetris in... the name of the game escapes me. Are there any more?

I love the way Melon skipped the...
Forum: Member Introductions 30 January 2021, 10:42
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By dreamkatcha
Welcome aboard. :) Webby linkage for...

Welcome aboard. :)

Webby linkage for Amiga4000... https://tromax.webnode.es
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 January 2021, 15:22
Replies: 938
Views: 200,179
Posted By dreamkatcha
My first thought was, who would normally keep one...

My first thought was, who would normally keep one on the bookshelf and hide it away only when people visit or you do a Zoom call? :crazy
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 January 2021, 12:48
Replies: 15
Views: 4,001
Posted By dreamkatcha
Great to hear that both projects are still alive...

Great to hear that both projects are still alive and well. :)

I can't remember the last time I saw snow in a top-down game so don't have much to compare it to, but that looks very...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 January 2021, 18:26
Replies: 15
Views: 4,001
Posted By dreamkatcha
I don't think it ever got off the ground sadly....

I don't think it ever got off the ground sadly. You used to be able to see further details here...

http://www.the-snakepit.co.uk/supercars-ii-remake/

...but that's long dead with nothing stored...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 January 2021, 10:56
Replies: 69
Views: 5,637
Posted By dreamkatcha
That's looking fantastic! Can't wait to give it a...

That's looking fantastic! Can't wait to give it a go. I think the constant footsteps and jumping sound effect could soon become tiresome though. Maybe there could be an option to turn those two off...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2021, 09:30
Replies: 34
Views: 6,297
Posted By dreamkatcha
I found an Amiga... game, in Zombieland: Double...

I found an Amiga... game, in Zombieland: Double Tap. It's definitely the Amiga version, that's obvious.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 January 2021, 13:04
Replies: 30
Views: 2,481
Posted By dreamkatcha
Just watched it for the first time now and need...

Just watched it for the first time now and need to warn you that I'll be putting in a claim too! ;D

It reminds me of the finale craziness that occurs at the end of Fire and Ice, though this is...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 January 2021, 10:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,269
Posted By dreamkatcha
Ah, so not a lot has changed in all these years....

Ah, so not a lot has changed in all these years. Thanks, you've saved me doing the research. I always preferred the comfy, silent, Python-style joysticks, but know objectively they're the inferior...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 January 2021, 11:04
Replies: 27
Views: 1,269
Posted By dreamkatcha
Welcome. I'll look forward to seeing the result....

Welcome. I'll look forward to seeing the result. I wonder if it's possible to make a durable non-microswitched joystick today? I don't know how I tolerated all that noisy clickery as a kid.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 January 2021, 16:48
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By dreamkatcha
I read in Amiga Power that there was going to be...

I read in Amiga Power that there was going to be a sequel, but Audiogenic decided not to bother because the original only sold a thousand copies. Sounds about right in 1995. It was just a...
Forum: support.Games 08 January 2021, 13:23
Replies: 31
Views: 2,386
Posted By dreamkatcha
There are also remastered 25th-anniversary...

There are also remastered 25th-anniversary versions of both games available via Steam. Not a bad option as long as you avoid the "High-end graphics upscaling (xBRZ filter) for high-resolution...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2021, 10:49
Replies: 39
Views: 2,348
Posted By dreamkatcha
How many action games can you name that you'd...

How many action games can you name that you'd expect to be faster, yet aren't? Excluding platformers and sidescrollers (as per the original post), my first suggestion goes to Rambo III. That's mostly...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 January 2021, 23:20
Replies: 50
Views: 3,031
Posted By dreamkatcha
I haven't got an opinion on any of this so I'm...

I haven't got an opinion on any of this so I'm just going to get on with soldering my homage to herbs. Yeah, I know, it's a niche hobby.

That or play a Teetus game like Teetus the Fox.
Forum: Amiga scene 01 January 2021, 00:21
Replies: 24
Views: 914
Posted By dreamkatcha
The big question is, once Brexit and Covid are...

The big question is, once Brexit and Covid are behind us, will all the know-it-all talking heads on TV spontaneously combust? Hope so! :D

There's a positive thought for the future! Happy new year.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2020, 19:55
Replies: 243
Views: 49,389
Posted By dreamkatcha
His Evil Empire was built on Commodore...

His Evil Empire was built on Commodore foundations. Ugh. :D

In those days you could hack into your school computer and 'upgrade' your exam results. I'd love to see that clip again.
Forum: AMR suggestions and feedback 31 December 2020, 19:15
Replies: 9
Views: 2,649
Posted By dreamkatcha
Because they were originally distributed attached...

Because they were originally distributed attached to mainstream mags sold all over the world.
Forum: AMR suggestions and feedback 31 December 2020, 18:57
Replies: 9
Views: 2,649
Posted By dreamkatcha
Despite being an amazing resource, they're not...

Despite being an amazing resource, they're not exclusive to AMR so I'm confused.
Forum: Graphics. Finished Work 31 December 2020, 18:53
Replies: 10
Views: 2,350
Posted By dreamkatcha
Animating one sprite at once is a chore. This is...

Animating one sprite at once is a chore. This is pure insanity! I love it. :spin
Forum: AMR suggestions and feedback 31 December 2020, 18:44
Replies: 9
Views: 2,649
Posted By dreamkatcha
There's a tonne of 'em on the Turran/Grandis FTP...

There's a tonne of 'em on the Turran/Grandis FTP or you can download some hefty collections in one go from archive.org.
Forum: request.Other 29 December 2020, 22:34
Replies: 23
Views: 2,140
Posted By dreamkatcha
Top Secret was a coverdisk exclusive for Amiga...

Top Secret was a coverdisk exclusive for Amiga Power. There are a few other better-than-typical-PD examples like that.

The One hosted a demo of Kid Chaos featuring one of its other/previous...
Forum: request.Other 28 December 2020, 16:05
Replies: 23
Views: 2,140
Posted By dreamkatcha
It would definitely be a fun project to root them...

It would definitely be a fun project to root them out/showcase in a video.

I'm sure there's a similar thread around here somewhere that identifies cases where paper previews showed graphics that...
Forum: request.Other 28 December 2020, 15:16
Replies: 23
Views: 2,140
Posted By dreamkatcha
It's already pretty commonly known, but the one...

It's already pretty commonly known, but the one that immediately springs to mind is Donk, which underwent a slight name change as well as main sprite swap.

I don't think you'll find a huge number...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 December 2020, 14:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By dreamkatcha
Love it! Nice work. I imagine the comp pro is...

Love it! Nice work. I imagine the comp pro is awaiting your return home seeing as the monitor is off. Poor thing. It's like a lost puppy. :D
Forum: request.Other 12 December 2020, 09:14
Replies: 1
Views: 775
Posted By dreamkatcha
The hidden dangers of electrical air fresheners,...

The hidden dangers of electrical air fresheners, eh. Who knew?

There's Badge Boy (https://www.badgeboy.co.uk). They don't insist on minimum orders. Never used them personally though.

It's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2020, 08:59
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By dreamkatcha
OK, to prove to myself and anyone else interested...

OK, to prove to myself and anyone else interested that I've not imagined this, I did a bit of digging to find some good examples.

Check out pages 12 to 15 of Popular Computing Weekly...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 December 2020, 17:30
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By dreamkatcha
I know that feeling. I've been made redundant a...

I know that feeling. I've been made redundant a few times and had to move on with zero notice. The critical work you were doing yesterday means nothing the following day; you feel like the tethers...
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