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Forum: support.Amiga Forever Today, 08:28
Replies: 1
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Posted By 005AGIMA
The "fake joystick", when checked, will turn a...

The "fake joystick", when checked, will turn a pre-defined portion of the keyboard into a joystick. Usually the numeric keypad by default.

I like you couldn't work out ADF mounting but I didn't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 07:11
Replies: 26
Views: 866
Posted By 005AGIMA
Shouldn't be volatile :D Youtube is a big...

Shouldn't be volatile :D

Youtube is a big place and every youtuber has his/her own style, and most I think have no illusion about using 30 year old games to become rich and famous lol :D
Forum: Amiga scene 15 March 2019, 08:03
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By 005AGIMA
Ah ok. Was confused by how they fitted in given...

Ah ok. Was confused by how they fitted in given where the IP is now.

Has seen several snippets that eluded to ACER holding IP they possibly didn't know what it was and what to do with it.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 March 2019, 02:56
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By 005AGIMA
Question So talk to me about ACER and Amiga

Without turning this into a shit fight about current licencing please.....

Can someone fill me in on how ACER fit into the AMIGA picture?

I only recently learned that ACER purchased Gateway,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 March 2019, 02:28
Replies: 21
Views: 933
Posted By 005AGIMA
I'd have to go for the one I spent the most time...

I'd have to go for the one I spent the most time playing.

And that prize, and I had many of them, goes to F16 Combat Pilot

Sure the hills are all pyramids but the mission depth, immersion, and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 March 2019, 08:53
Replies: 26
Views: 866
Posted By 005AGIMA
Thanks for the reminder. I need to finish that...

Thanks for the reminder. I need to finish that last mission lol :guru



I wasn't aware of it back in the day, but when I returned to the Amiga late last year through Emulation, I spotted it...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2019, 12:32
Replies: 171
Views: 7,263
Posted By 005AGIMA
Best post in the thread. Which is why MY...

Best post in the thread.

Which is why MY post was about the "products" they offer, not the behind the scenes legal battles, of which I was well aware.

Even the OP masked the true intent of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2019, 09:42
Replies: 171
Views: 7,263
Posted By 005AGIMA
Didn't expect to see such a blatant thread TBH....

Didn't expect to see such a blatant thread TBH. Poor form imho.

But it's here.

I voted "like" whatever that proves.

I'd already used Win-UAE with some Roms provided by "a mate", but for what...
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 March 2019, 09:27
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 005AGIMA
Found it!!!!!!!

PC ZONE ISSUE 72!!!!
https://archive.org/services/img/PC_Zone_72_January_1999

It's crazy how your heart skips a beat as soon as you see a magazine cover long since forgotten.

As soon as I...
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 March 2019, 09:06
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 005AGIMA
Oh the sleuthing I'm doing through my memories...

Oh the sleuthing I'm doing through my memories and the internet.

My "point in time" references are the house I lived in when developing the Duke level I refer to in the letter, the kind of PC kit...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 March 2019, 06:21
Replies: 26
Views: 866
Posted By 005AGIMA
Games you must return to, to finish.

What games have you never finished that you think you'd like to? Amiga and other.

For me......

Amiga
Captive
Mercenary Second City
Armour Geddon
Shadow of the Beast I, II, III
F18...
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 March 2019, 03:28
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 005AGIMA
Getting closer. PC ZONE Magazine. The...

Getting closer. PC ZONE Magazine.

The formats from PC Format and PC Gamer from that era were not ringing any bells.

Especially the "letters" section which did NOT include a "Letter of the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 March 2019, 02:37
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By 005AGIMA
I love this kind of footage. That's why I...

I love this kind of footage. That's why I purchased the DVD version of Amiga Forever. Worth the little extra to have all this on hard copy.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 March 2019, 02:31
Replies: 241
Views: 59,575
Posted By 005AGIMA
Chick on Barbarian box art ...

Chick on Barbarian box art
https://cloud10.todocoleccion.online/videojuegos-consola-amiga/tc/2017/04/22/03/84383988.jpg

my wife...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 March 2019, 02:47
Replies: 111
Views: 10,840
Posted By 005AGIMA
Did someone say Spectrum? Here's some recent...

Did someone say Spectrum?

Here's some recent Spectrum news. Prototype given to museum.
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/05/the_first_zx_spectrum_prototype_laid_bare/
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 March 2019, 05:31
Replies: 37
Views: 2,757
Posted By 005AGIMA
When communicating with the ebay seller of the...

When communicating with the ebay seller of the Batman pack I purchased last year, and I quote......

"And 1 more question, does the F18 Interceptor Box have the Code wheel inside?"

....it did....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2019, 03:02
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By 005AGIMA
1) Hard Drivin (More the Arcade version tbh):...

1) Hard Drivin (More the Arcade version tbh): helped with knowing how to drive a car, before I even...drove a car.

2) Collection of flight sims and their associated instruction manuals: Helped me...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 05 March 2019, 06:55
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By 005AGIMA
ok this build is coming along nicely, once I got...

ok this build is coming along nicely, once I got Voodoo-X installed, so that I can use WHDLoad builds.

Remaining issues.....

1) Games open in a slightly smaller windows than the screen size, up...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 March 2019, 06:49
Replies: 47
Views: 3,743
Posted By 005AGIMA
What are you talking about? Windows 8+ IS a retro...

What are you talking about? Windows 8+ IS a retro platform now :p
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2019, 05:28
Replies: 27
Views: 883
Posted By 005AGIMA
great continued discussion guys. and my thoughts...

great continued discussion guys. and my thoughts exactly on KB+mouse being for FPS, but lots of games suffer. Driving games included.

I do use my PS4 controller for EMU on my Android Tablet, or an...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 March 2019, 07:14
Replies: 47
Views: 3,743
Posted By 005AGIMA
Regret #1: Selling my original A500 and the...

Regret #1: Selling my original A500 and the collection of games to upgrade to a used 386 DX33.

Can't kick myself too much as that's just what we did back then. Sell one thing to finance the next. ...
Forum: OT - Gaming 03 March 2019, 15:26
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 005AGIMA
Hi guys, you're on the same page (lol.....get it)...

Hi guys, you're on the same page (lol.....get it)

Anubis meant "scan" as in that's why they're not online....too many pages for people to scan = not many complete mags online.

I didn't mean for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 March 2019, 15:20
Replies: 27
Views: 883
Posted By 005AGIMA
Yeah the only Analog controller I ever afforded...

Yeah the only Analog controller I ever afforded for the Amiga was a really simple one. Little stick to waggle about and 3 buttons down the bottom.

A bit like this but this wasn't the one:...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 March 2019, 12:33
Replies: 152
Views: 33,752
Posted By 005AGIMA
My main one was Megabytes of Royal Tunbridge...

My main one was Megabytes of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Their original location was on St Johns Road, and I HAD to walk past it on the way home from school every day. What a shame.

They later moved...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 March 2019, 09:26
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By 005AGIMA
So far only shown my 19 year old twin boys New...

So far only shown my 19 year old twin boys New Zealand Story, and Batman.

"This is so stupid!"

...but could they stop playing? Of course not.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 March 2019, 09:20
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By 005AGIMA
Retro gaming in VR

Part of me things "Why?" and another part of me thinks "I NEED this in my life!"

The ability to customize your "bedroom" is both pointless....and AWESOME.

I'm conflicted lol
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 March 2019, 08:49
Replies: 27
Views: 883
Posted By 005AGIMA
Joystick irony

Just had a thought while browsing retro USB joystick options....

As I was into flight sims on the Amiga back in the day, I spent months looking into which "analog" joystick I may be able to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 February 2019, 12:08
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By 005AGIMA
Nice! Got SCR is a great example of gameplay...

Nice!

Got SCR is a great example of gameplay > graphics.

Watching that back you can see the fun factor is there even today
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 28 February 2019, 07:36
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By 005AGIMA
lol I wasn't very clear at the start perhaps, but...

lol I wasn't very clear at the start perhaps, but it's all good. In short, it's working now.

I can boot an old PC into Workbench using a KX Lite install of Amiga Forever.

It works.

Thanks...
Forum: OT - Gaming 28 February 2019, 04:50
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 005AGIMA
UK: Anyone have a stash of PC Gamer / PC User magazines from late 90's?

EDIT: It's PC ZONE I'm after.

EDIT2: FOUND IT!
https://archive.org/details/PC_Zone_Issue_072_1999-01_Dennis_Publishing_GB/page/n11

Hi Guys,

I'm guessing it was around 97/98 and I "think" it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 February 2019, 02:54
Replies: 40
Views: 937
Posted By 005AGIMA
Left handed person. If fire button on base,...

Left handed person.

If fire button on base, then left hand = stick, right hand = fire.
If fire is on stick, then right handed like flight controller.

With mouse, Im right handed. And I really...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 February 2019, 15:15
Replies: 51
Views: 1,416
Posted By 005AGIMA
Ah I had good times creating menu.bat files for...

Ah I had good times creating menu.bat files for ease of use for a while just because.

Maybe people like us should have designed the VCR clock recorder menus back in the day. :guru
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 27 February 2019, 15:07
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By 005AGIMA
Na you'll have to explain that one to me mate....

Na you'll have to explain that one to me mate. I'm lost lol.
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 27 February 2019, 08:15
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By 005AGIMA
Just to update: When using KX Lite install...

Just to update:

When using KX Lite install from the DVD, everything works like a charm for the most part.

Network is seen instantly, and can access the web etc.

However, what is of course...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 February 2019, 06:35
Replies: 32
Views: 6,946
Posted By 005AGIMA
Just to chime in, UAE4ARM seems much better now...

Just to chime in, UAE4ARM seems much better now in terms of compatibility. I'm using the droid version and no issues thus far.

The ARMIGA never appealed to me personally as it "looks" 3D printed...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 February 2019, 04:46
Replies: 51
Views: 1,416
Posted By 005AGIMA
I dont think my parents ever touched the Amiga. ...

I dont think my parents ever touched the Amiga.

Roll back a couple of years to the night I got my Spectrum +3 and I recall much hilarity watching mum and dad try to play "Kung Fu Master" I think...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 February 2019, 03:03
Replies: 36
Views: 2,408
Posted By 005AGIMA
Ah finance. Not a fan but I must confess, I...

Ah finance.

Not a fan but I must confess, I later owned 2 mountain bikes, a large scalextric set, and a bedroom TV thanks to the magic of finance.

Remember the "mail order catalogs"? The actual...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2019, 02:56
Replies: 40
Views: 3,326
Posted By 005AGIMA
Subbed! :D btw visited I and NI last year....

Subbed! :D

btw visited I and NI last year. Beautiful part of the world imho.

Giants Causeway was spectacular. Need to do the Scottish side next.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2019, 02:53
Replies: 66
Views: 2,661
Posted By 005AGIMA
I have to say on the modern 3d games issue, even...

I have to say on the modern 3d games issue, even in Multiplayer online, I've never been an FPS snob.

Ping is king. Everything else is just "nice to have" unless your PC really sucks and the FPS...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2019, 02:46
Replies: 39
Views: 1,737
Posted By 005AGIMA
Interesting.... ...

Interesting....
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DragonFly_BSD

"Matthew Dillon, an Amiga developer in the late 1980s and early 1990s and FreeBSD developer between 1994 and 2003, began working on...
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