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Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2020, 09:19
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Dustyarddog
Hi Hedeon Im unsure what you mean. Can you...

Hi Hedeon

Im unsure what you mean. Can you explain this please?
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2020, 22:24
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Dustyarddog
Purple bar in WB

Hi all

I'm getting an intermittent purple colour band at top of screen as seen in pic. Its only visible in WB. Games seem fine when launched from prompt.

Machine is A1200. Kickstart 3.1. I have...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 30 January 2020, 21:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,467
Posted By Dustyarddog
I'm gonna give this a go over the weekend. It...

I'm gonna give this a go over the weekend. It will need to be in winuae as I have not yet ordered a fast ram expansion.
Forum: support.Other 30 January 2020, 21:18
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Dustyarddog
Ok, great. I'll have a look at doing this with...

Ok, great. I'll have a look at doing this with DirOpus in Winuae.

I'll get looking youtube for tutorials.

Cheers you lot, once again some great advice!
Forum: support.Other 29 January 2020, 21:44
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Dustyarddog
Ok, thank you Thomas. I thinking I will have a...

Ok, thank you Thomas. I thinking I will have a go in Winuae.

Is it just a case of copying files over or do I need to install things, such as wb 3.1?
Forum: support.Other 28 January 2020, 22:21
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Dustyarddog
Ok, thank you. I have had a look at this and...

Ok, thank you.

I have had a look at this and may be worth a shot. A google search came up with several hits. Do you know which is the official site?
Forum: support.Other 28 January 2020, 20:40
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Dustyarddog
Do you mean ddpt? I couldn't get this to run on...

Do you mean ddpt? I couldn't get this to run on my win 10 laptop.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 January 2020, 19:26
Replies: 2,575
Views: 399,514
Posted By Dustyarddog
I have a genuine wb 3.1 licence and want to the...

I have a genuine wb 3.1 licence and want to the software. I tried on Cloanto's website and could not work it out.

I emailed Cloanto, no reply.

How can I download the genuine copy.

I'm...
Forum: support.Other 28 January 2020, 09:09
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Dustyarddog
Hi Thomas Yes I was aware of this. I didn't...

Hi Thomas

Yes I was aware of this. I didn't get time to check the exact sizes of both cards yesterday. Hopefully I'll.get time today.

Assuming the target drive is a tad smaller, what would be...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2020, 20:49
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Dustyarddog
Ok, great thank you guys. Some really great...

Ok, great thank you guys. Some really great advice here.

This discussion has helped me decide my approach and kind of proves my initial point that there are different approaches and thoughts on...
Forum: support.Other 27 January 2020, 19:59
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Dustyarddog
Backup and restore cf image

Hi all

I have been trying to backup and restore an 8gb image. Both cards are transcend CF 8gb x133.

What is the best method?

I have tried WinImage but I get error 27 at 99% when flashing...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2020, 22:46
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Dustyarddog
Ok, thank you all for the advice. Has anyone...

Ok, thank you all for the advice.

Has anyone heard of cf to ide adaptors, or anything else for that matter, being damaged by using long ide cables without the unbuffered part?
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2020, 18:45
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Dustyarddog
Thank you Jope, lol. I wasn't sure what I...

Thank you Jope, lol.

I wasn't sure what I was looking for. It seems to me that the board goes between the mb connector and cf adaptor.

Ill get googling!
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2020, 15:10
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Dustyarddog
Hi guys, this is all good advice. Are you...

Hi guys, this is all good advice.

Are you able to provide examples of buffered adaptors as I cant seem to find any.

Cheers
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2020, 22:17
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Dustyarddog
Long 44 pin ide cable

Evening all

I'm planning on adding a scsi bezel / holder to the rear of my A1200 to mount my cf adaptor. This is because I like to be able to swap cards for different builds occasionally.

I...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 22 January 2020, 21:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,467
Posted By Dustyarddog
Rolling Thunder

It seems there is some support for this one in the retro gaming general discussion board. I would live this in my collection.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2020, 20:30
Replies: 37
Views: 2,983
Posted By Dustyarddog
Love this. Fingers crossed the rights and...

Love this.

Fingers crossed the rights and source code will be given over, seems this community are behind bringing a decent version of the game to the Amiga.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2020, 09:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Dustyarddog
I bought the AT games Atari Flashback 9, basic...

I bought the AT games Atari Flashback 9, basic version with wired controllers. I have found this to be the best solution available in the UK to playing the entire 2600 catalogue on modern tv (hdmi)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 19:50
Replies: 37
Views: 2,983
Posted By Dustyarddog
Yay, I have got it on Mame. So I guess I must...

Yay, I have got it on Mame. So I guess I must stop playing R-type on Amiga and play this for a bit.

This thread jogged my memory, and I believe it was a Spectrum 128+2 I used to play it on. This...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2020, 19:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,232
Posted By Dustyarddog
Thank you AmigaHope, this confirms what I...

Thank you AmigaHope, this confirms what I believed to be the case

For this machine I only plan on playing old school retro games, predominantly via whdload. I may in the future put together a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 09:18
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By Dustyarddog
Snes port was good. I played and completed this...

Snes port was good. I played and completed this again recently, whilst having a few beers with my cousin.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 09:14
Replies: 37
Views: 2,983
Posted By Dustyarddog
I looked at the Switch Namco collection, but...

I looked at the Switch Namco collection, but having static borders puts me off (screen burn).

I never knew there was an Amiga version. Ill check this out.

I have it on Mame I think (ill check...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 22:50
Replies: 37
Views: 2,983
Posted By Dustyarddog
Rolling Thunder

I absolutely loved playing this game back in the day. Tbh, I have forgotten what system I played it on.

So, I thought I would see if I could get some discussion going about the game, best versions...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 22:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Dustyarddog
I flashed a 128gb image to mine. I use it mainly...

I flashed a 128gb image to mine. I use it mainly to try out games I may not have heard of, forgot about or didn't spend much time playing. If I stumble across something I really enjoy then I will set...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 22:16
Replies: 340
Views: 51,548
Posted By Dustyarddog
Whilst I loved Outrun back in the day, and still...

Whilst I loved Outrun back in the day, and still love playing my retro games more generally; I have to confess to only playing Outrun on Xbox OG these days.

I know, I cant believe I owned up to...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2020, 21:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,232
Posted By Dustyarddog
Hi Amigakit Sorry about the blank message, I...

Hi Amigakit

Sorry about the blank message, I literally cant work out how to reply to a pm or quote in a thread, lol. I see the buttons but don't know where to type replies.

I was letting you...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2020, 18:48
Replies: 32
Views: 1,107
Posted By Dustyarddog
Transcend 4 and 8gb x133 both work fine too. May...

Transcend 4 and 8gb x133 both work fine too. May be another option for you if your going to buy another cf card.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 January 2020, 22:30
Replies: 17
Views: 2,225
Posted By Dustyarddog
I played this to death on the Snes. An Amiga port...

I played this to death on the Snes. An Amiga port would be nice!
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2020, 20:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,232
Posted By Dustyarddog
That's great guys, thank you for all the really...

That's great guys, thank you for all the really helpful replies. Ill go take a look.

When will this new card be available Amigakit?
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2020, 18:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,232
Posted By Dustyarddog
So no benefit to using old fast ram cards then?...

So no benefit to using old fast ram cards then? Are the new ones better?

Where is best to buy any of the items suggested? I cant seem to find them.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 January 2020, 18:08
Replies: 32
Views: 1,107
Posted By Dustyarddog
I use transcend 4 and 8 gb x133 and both are...

I use transcend 4 and 8 gb x133 and both are fine. The 4gb cost less than a fiver delivered on a well know auction site.

This is the error I got and it was due to a faulty cf to ide adaptor. I...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2020, 17:19
Replies: 32
Views: 1,107
Posted By Dustyarddog
Or maybe a faulty adaptor. I had this issue,...

Or maybe a faulty adaptor. I had this issue, replaced adaptor with known working one and it fired straight up.

My faulty adaptor was new and arrived doa. I have read of others having the same...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2020, 16:47
Replies: 20
Views: 1,232
Posted By Dustyarddog
Advice on 8mb fast ram

Hi all

I have setup cf hdd and plan to play whdload games.

I want to buy 8mb fast ram but would like your advice.

Compatibility with games is the most important. Pcmia support is not...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2020, 09:13
Replies: 175
Views: 26,150
Posted By Dustyarddog
I have little to no time for Facebook or Twitter,...

I have little to no time for Facebook or Twitter, unless its scouring Marketplace for retro gaming bits n bobs. Forums all the way for me. Learning with like minded people, less politics and experts...
Forum: Member Introductions 15 January 2020, 08:33
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By Dustyarddog
Hi from Kent

Hi All

Thank you for the add. I'm a complete noob, looking forward to learning about all things Amiga, retro and current day.
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