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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 February 2020, 00:19
Replies: 65
Views: 12,770
Posted By DrBong
@demoniac, roondar Cool, I'll have to remember...

@demoniac, roondar
Cool, I'll have to remember to add two tags to Dragon's Lair's HOL entry!! :great

EDIT: Geez, what a lame implementation of hires for Dragon's Lair - all audio cuts out!!!...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2020, 22:34
Replies: 65
Views: 12,770
Posted By DrBong
@ALL Great stuff gents! :great Keep them...

@ALL
Great stuff gents! :great Keep them coming!!



You touch upon an interesting point for HOL interpretation here. I think it's interesting to mention games that use hires graphics in the...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 February 2020, 22:20
Replies: 54
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrBong
What a bummer! That G-Rex would be worth a ton of...

What a bummer! That G-Rex would be worth a ton of gold now, not to mention would still be very lovely to have slapped into the A1200.



Maybe you could "lend" it to Damien for testing...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 February 2020, 22:07
Replies: 65
Views: 12,770
Posted By DrBong
Many thanks! :) There is already a thread on...

Many thanks! :) There is already a thread on hires games (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=66204), though, and it is on the TODO list to tag all games supporting hires/hires interlace...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 February 2020, 15:31
Replies: 54
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrBong
My apologies to you and Damien for the confusion!...

My apologies to you and Damien for the confusion! :sleep I'm a little sleep-deprived right now coz of 12-16 hour work days, so I think I've gone a little cross-eyed reading posts in this thread.

...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 February 2020, 14:35
Replies: 54
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrBong
Do you mean you tried something like Wazp3D...

Do you mean you tried something like Wazp3D (http://aminet.net/package/driver/video/Wazp3D) as a software renderer?

I have to say, your posts are confusing me....if I'm reading your last post...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 February 2020, 14:03
Replies: 54
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrBong
Quite right - I should have been explicitly clear...

Quite right - I should have been explicitly clear about that! You still need to install certain versions of WarpOS/3D, CyberGraphX/Picasso96, AHI etc. etc., though. If you want to get the best...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 February 2020, 13:49
Replies: 30
Views: 2,045
Posted By DrBong
@stainy Happy to assist.....keep us posted!...

@stainy
Happy to assist.....keep us posted! :cool
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 13:48
Replies: 55
Views: 1,918
Posted By DrBong
Exactly. As Meynaf has said, the answer (and any...

Exactly. As Meynaf has said, the answer (and any type of calculation involved) is by no means trivial.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 February 2020, 13:31
Replies: 54
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrBong
Fair enough! The OS4 installation under emulation...

Fair enough! The OS4 installation under emulation doesn't exactly look like a piece of cake from what I've read anyway.



True for the open-source conversions of Heretic. It would be utterly...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 13 February 2020, 09:17
Replies: 54
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrBong
Cool! :great Just wish I'd known before I spent...

Cool! :great Just wish I'd known before I spent 15-20 minutes rooting through boxes to fetch the game out!! :scream



Sorry Damien, this game is PPC only (see the min. specs in the HOL entry...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 February 2020, 17:59
Replies: 54
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrBong
Yeh, on the floor of my bedroom in a pile of CD...

Yeh, on the floor of my bedroom in a pile of CD games IIRC! :p If you need me to make an ISO and upload somewhere, then I should be able to get to it on the weekend (work permitting).






...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2020, 17:48
Replies: 42
Views: 2,394
Posted By DrBong
Have you tried the floppy, HD or WHDLoad versions...

Have you tried the floppy, HD or WHDLoad versions of Shaq Fu AGA under emulation with OCS/ECS + 2MB ram? If so, have you managed to get any of them to run....even if partially?!

Anyway, thanks for...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 February 2020, 16:12
Replies: 30
Views: 2,045
Posted By DrBong
Off the top of my head, there are a couple of...

Off the top of my head, there are a couple of obvious EAB regulars:

- kipper2k (http://eab.abime.net/member.php?u=7635) is in the Thunder Bay district in northwestern Ontario.

- klx300r...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 February 2020, 13:30
Replies: 30
Views: 2,045
Posted By DrBong
Firstly, great work and persistence Stainy!...

Firstly, great work and persistence Stainy! :great

As for dumping the disks, I wonder if clenched (http://eab.abime.net/member.php?u=12530) in the U.S. is a possibility? He's very trustworthy and...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 12 February 2020, 13:18
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By DrBong
Yes, I searched for "other" editions of the game,...

Yes, I searched for "other" editions of the game, but - as you said - there doesn't seem to be much evidence that they exist or are available anywhere for download. Nevertheless, I think Gordon...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 11 February 2020, 22:30
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By DrBong
Nice find! It's in the ballpark, but doesn't seem...

Nice find! It's in the ballpark, but doesn't seem to quite fit the OP's description though.

None of the games that came up in a HOL search...
Forum: support.Games 09 February 2020, 20:50
Replies: 67
Views: 8,086
Posted By DrBong
Sure....leave the hard, dirty work to someone...

Sure....leave the hard, dirty work to someone else like Phill or Bertrand and complain when people don't deliver code that you desire on *your* schedule! ;)





:rolleyes This sort of...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 February 2020, 19:11
Replies: 515
Views: 135,445
Posted By DrBong
@mailman Hilarious! :D I think Damian Slee...

@mailman
Hilarious! :D I think Damian Slee (http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?N_ref_artist=3802), the coder of Elf (http://hol.abime.net/2831), must've been a much better comedian than he was a...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 09 February 2020, 18:29
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By DrBong
@Jeff Even more hilarious when you consider how...

@Jeff
Even more hilarious when you consider how old the cracked keyfile must be now! :laughing
Forum: support.Games 09 February 2020, 18:17
Replies: 67
Views: 8,086
Posted By DrBong
I'm guessing so too! ;) But gee...

I'm guessing so too! ;) But gee whizz....Psytronik's most recent offerings has brought the number of different commercial releases of Starquake (http://hol.abime.net/2111) to a grand total of five!!...
Forum: support.Games 09 February 2020, 17:47
Replies: 67
Views: 8,086
Posted By DrBong
I clean forgot that this would be big news for a...

I clean forgot that this would be big news for a few people here. I added d/l links to the HOL entry yesterday for the fully-installed WHDLoad version of Starquake (http://hol.abime.net/2111). Thank...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2020, 22:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By DrBong
LukHash does it again! :bowdown New remix of Matt...

LukHash does it again! :bowdown New remix of Matt Gray's awesome Last Ninja 2 (https://is.gd/iRkjoq) - Central Park level track - on the C64.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 February 2020, 21:00
Replies: 44
Views: 2,086
Posted By DrBong
All the best Adrian....I really hope you bring...

All the best Adrian....I really hope you bring back the indie spirit that you injected into Mutation the first time around! :cool

BTW, I updated the Mutation Software...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2020, 12:26
Replies: 42
Views: 2,394
Posted By DrBong
I'd be surprised if the number of AGA games using...

I'd be surprised if the number of AGA games using 256 colours exceeds 50-60 in number. If it does, it will only be because of PC ports (commercial, open-source conversions and otherwise) that came...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2020, 10:26
Replies: 42
Views: 2,394
Posted By DrBong
http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?N_ref_hardware...

http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?N_ref_hardware=2 (but unfortunately, as pointed out previously, games with duplicate names are included in that list and only RCK can change that by recoding the...
Forum: support.Apps 04 February 2020, 08:40
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By DrBong
Alternatively, you could use the AmigaBASIC patch...

Alternatively, you could use the AmigaBASIC patch (http://aminet.net/package/dev/misc/PtchAmigaBASIC) to make it work on higher Amiga configs or use the much nicer ACE Basic compiler...
Forum: request.Apps 02 February 2020, 11:41
Replies: 16
Views: 2,618
Posted By DrBong
If you read the thread closely, it appears that...

If you read the thread closely, it appears that PowerPacker 4.0a (https://www.amiga-stuff.com/crunchers-download.html) was the last legitimate release. The manual for it is included as a .doc file on...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 February 2020, 22:55
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By DrBong
Does the Targhan parameter in Lockpick...

Does the Targhan parameter in Lockpick (https://is.gd/SGh8HQ) not remove the manual protection?
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2020, 08:16
Replies: 132
Views: 8,375
Posted By DrBong
@Phill Yeh, I'm not just an ugly mug y'know! ;)

@Phill
Yeh, I'm not just an ugly mug y'know! ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2020, 08:12
Replies: 81
Views: 14,126
Posted By DrBong
Jeff, I would suggest the Scoopex website...

Jeff, I would suggest the Scoopex website (http://scoopex1988.org/downloads.html) as the first port of call. Alternatively, the HOL entries for all Phill's Atari ST ports...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 January 2020, 23:24
Replies: 132
Views: 8,375
Posted By DrBong
Well, I spent all day yesterday on Australia Day...

Well, I spent all day yesterday on Australia Day scratching my nuts....which inspired me to put a quick HOL entry together for Recoil (http://hol.abime.net/4065) tonight! :xmas Without further ado,...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2020, 20:27
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By DrBong
....and perhaps BufMemType = 3 ??

....and perhaps BufMemType = 3 ??
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2020, 00:07
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By DrBong
Sure, but I'd wondered if the fastram on your...

Sure, but I'd wondered if the fastram on your SCSI controller was perhaps causing the same sort of hard drive problems attributed to the VXL-32 in the manual.



I guess not! :guru



Run...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2020, 22:50
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By DrBong
Initially I thought it might be a MaxTransfer...

Initially I thought it might be a MaxTransfer (https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=96887) problem, but then that doesn't fit with your SCSI hard drive working on 68000 and not 68030. Delving into...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 January 2020, 21:43
Replies: 83
Views: 3,843
Posted By DrBong
Bruce worked on The Connoisseur Fine Art...

Bruce worked on The Connoisseur Fine Art Collection (https://archive.org/details/the-connoisseur-fine-art-collection) for the CDTV and then Word Construction Set...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 25 January 2020, 19:33
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By DrBong
Sorry mate, nada x 2 on those other requests....

Sorry mate, nada x 2 on those other requests. I've been keeping my eyes open for Asterix, but I think that one's even hard to come by in France! :(

Cool that you got the Jack Nicklaus 1990 data...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 25 January 2020, 19:08
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By DrBong
Strange how this one never saw a scene release...

Strange how this one never saw a scene release back in the day and that no-one has imaged the original! :confused Anyway, have a look at the ReadMe file in the archive. This Jack Nicklaus data disk...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 21:46
Replies: 83
Views: 3,843
Posted By DrBong
A few interesting (if not curious) insights into...

A few interesting (if not curious) insights into the failure of the CD-i and its competitors - including the CDTV - in the U.S. market are revealed in this excerpt from a paper entitled "Problems of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 21:45
Replies: 83
Views: 3,843
Posted By DrBong
I think "The Truth About the CDTV...

I think "The Truth About the CDTV (http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=52935&d=1493445263)" summarises the failure of the CDTV quite nicely, at least in the UK market:

THE LAUNCH...
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