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Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2017, 20:37
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Dastardly
I’ve just been doing exactly that. After manually...

I’ve just been doing exactly that. After manually cleaning the heads with isopropyl and cotton buds and reassembling, the drive was completely dead. So I went back in and unplugged the drive and gave...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2017, 19:32
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Dastardly
I'm sure there isn't a problem with any of the...

I'm sure there isn't a problem with any of the disks I'm trying as they're all clean and shiny looking, but it could be that the previous owner used dirty disks that have left deposits on the heads....
Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2017, 12:43
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Dastardly
Dead A600 floppy drive?

I've just received an A600 (only owned an A500 before) and when switching on, everything appears fine. There is an unusual buzzer sound that lasts for about a second then stops (this could be an A600...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 August 2017, 15:50
Replies: 477
Views: 124,506
Posted By Dastardly
This may have been poster before - Gods cover ...

This may have been poster before - Gods cover

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbAc2Tl_3JQ
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 June 2017, 14:05
Replies: 402
Views: 43,061
Posted By Dastardly
This might be old news, I've only just seen it,...

This might be old news, I've only just seen it, but the Pridigy section from 7:30 is unbelievable. I'd be impressed hearing it on an Amiga.

https://youtu.be/bIM4p0uL6Pw
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2017, 20:35
Replies: 843
Views: 152,664
Posted By Dastardly
Lazy designers eh? (is a lazy designer) :D

Lazy designers eh?

(is a lazy designer) :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 June 2017, 19:11
Replies: 843
Views: 152,664
Posted By Dastardly
Not Amiga specific but... ...

Not Amiga specific but...

http://graphicstogo.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/photo-3-copy-11-300x300.jpg
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 25 May 2017, 18:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By Dastardly
Wasn't there a demo that played a tune using the...

Wasn't there a demo that played a tune using the drives crunching/grinding? Can't imagine that was too healthy for the hardware.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 May 2017, 19:12
Replies: 24
Views: 1,673
Posted By Dastardly
My wife says Speccy Chuckie Egg. I say Gods...

My wife says Speccy Chuckie Egg.

I say Gods :p
Forum: AMR contributions 06 February 2017, 22:05
Replies: 9
Views: 5,374
Posted By Dastardly
Amiga Mag Rack sounds bad.

Amiga Mag Rack sounds bad.
Forum: AMR contributions 04 February 2017, 21:41
Replies: 9
Views: 5,374
Posted By Dastardly
Looks fine as it is. Nice work

Looks fine as it is. Nice work
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2016, 22:58
Replies: 49
Views: 3,369
Posted By Dastardly
Hired Guns n Roses

Hired Guns n Roses
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 July 2016, 19:05
Replies: 98
Views: 13,335
Posted By Dastardly
It has to be Hired Guns. Amazingly atmospheric...

It has to be Hired Guns. Amazingly atmospheric music that sets the mood.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 May 2016, 20:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By Dastardly
Speedball 2 by an absolute mile for me. Every...

Speedball 2 by an absolute mile for me. Every aspect of it was improved in the sequel. The only thing I'd keep from the original is the Rollerball style fist tapping the leg.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 April 2016, 19:53
Replies: 34
Views: 3,484
Posted By Dastardly
The Chaos Engine! Also, Gods. Also,...

The Chaos Engine!

Also, Gods.

Also, Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 14 December 2015, 23:59
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
So has this reached a dead end? If so, I'd like...

So has this reached a dead end? If so, I'd like the disk returned please
Forum: Amiga scene 28 November 2015, 13:07
Replies: 85
Views: 11,997
Posted By Dastardly
Only just spotted this. An Amiga games podcast...

Only just spotted this. An Amiga games podcast has been a long time coming! Subscribed :)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 24 November 2015, 20:54
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
Oh well. It was worth a shot I suppose. Please...

Oh well. It was worth a shot I suppose. Please feel free to try and salvage something, but if you feel it really is a lost cause then just post the remains back to me.

Re the origin of the disk, I...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 November 2015, 16:26
Replies: 106
Views: 11,966
Posted By Dastardly
Very impressive stuff. I'd be interested in...

Very impressive stuff. I'd be interested in seeing a version with Sonic's gfx applied to this, just to see how the Amiga version compares to the Megadrive.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 21 November 2015, 13:29
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
Sorry to hear this disk is being such a problem....

Sorry to hear this disk is being such a problem. I had no idea there were any issues with it as it has always played perfectly (as far as toy island anyway. Never got further than that!).
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 18 November 2015, 20:04
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
Ok, thanks for the update. Good luck.

Ok, thanks for the update. Good luck.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 18 November 2015, 19:57
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
Hey guys. What's the latest?

Hey guys. What's the latest?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2015, 14:29
Replies: 61
Views: 4,035
Posted By Dastardly
I'm more of a KO fan than Sensi, but it looks...

I'm more of a KO fan than Sensi, but it looks pretty faithful mechanics wise.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 November 2015, 23:02
Replies: 377
Views: 52,446
Posted By Dastardly
Gods -Deluxe- beta released

@Jotd Ok, good to know. I'll stick at it, thanks :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 November 2015, 20:04
Replies: 377
Views: 52,446
Posted By Dastardly
Ok, I don't want to know HOW to do it, but is it...

Ok, I don't want to know HOW to do it, but is it even possible to get in to the room above me, or is this not yet implemented in the Jotd levels? I don't want to spend even more time on it if it's...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 12 November 2015, 19:23
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
Ok. If Arnie is happy and confident that he can...

Ok. If Arnie is happy and confident that he can clean and rescue it, that's fine by me.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 10 November 2015, 15:55
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
I'm not using any manual as the password is...

I'm not using any manual as the password is always the same "FACILITIES".

Re cracking open the disk. I'm fine for this to go ahead if it means achieving the rescue. I would suggest though that...
Forum: News 08 November 2015, 16:04
Replies: 56
Views: 5,757
Posted By Dastardly
I initially started with Quark, but after...

I initially started with Quark, but after switching to InDesign I could never go back. Each to his own though :)
Forum: News 08 November 2015, 15:14
Replies: 56
Views: 5,757
Posted By Dastardly
Downloaded and had a quick scan and it looks...

Downloaded and had a quick scan and it looks good. That's a lot of work for a one man project. Excellent job and thanks. BTW I recommend InDesign over Quark, if you're still undecided.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 07 November 2015, 12:10
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
Excellent, glad to hear it arrived safely. I'm no...

Excellent, glad to hear it arrived safely. I'm no help with this dumping stuff so I think dlfrsilver (or possibly someone else who has knowledge) is the person to ask. I look forward to grabbing the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 October 2015, 18:40
Replies: 12
Views: 2,269
Posted By Dastardly
Lovely work! Yes, please do the Bitmap Bros logo....

Lovely work! Yes, please do the Bitmap Bros logo. No need to bother with Team 17 :p ;)
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 27 October 2015, 19:28
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
Ok, I'll get it in the post so this version can...

Ok, I'll get it in the post so this version can at least be ADF'd.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 27 October 2015, 08:27
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
Rainbow Islands

I didn't buy this in a shop. It's just a copy, just to be clear.

Is it still wanted?
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 26 October 2015, 18:02
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
@jbenam Ok, pm me your address and I'll get it in...

@jbenam Ok, pm me your address and I'll get it in the post over the next few days
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 26 October 2015, 08:42
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
I had a feeling years ago this might be unusual....

I had a feeling years ago this might be unusual. I don't own a 1200 but I'm happy to post this disk to someone who does (pref UK), as long as it's returned to me after.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 25 October 2015, 21:40
Replies: 113
Views: 12,978
Posted By Dastardly
Just dug my old Amiga out of the attic and took...

Just dug my old Amiga out of the attic and took this screeny. Was this a common version?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 October 2015, 17:54
Replies: 54
Views: 3,389
Posted By Dastardly
:Applause

:Applause
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 October 2015, 20:10
Replies: 54
Views: 3,389
Posted By Dastardly
Rainbow Islands - It has such great depth that I...

Rainbow Islands - It has such great depth that I always feel I might see something new every time I play, and occasionally I do. It also has a great difficulty curve and I never feel cheated, but...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 August 2015, 22:28
Replies: 19
Views: 2,665
Posted By Dastardly
Nice site. Just been reliving some of those great...

Nice site. Just been reliving some of those great intros.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 August 2015, 23:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By Dastardly
Interesting stuff!

Interesting stuff!
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