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Forum: OT - Technical 23 May 2020, 21:48
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By spiff
If you bought an OEM (cheap) windows license,...

If you bought an OEM (cheap) windows license, you need to use the OEM driver.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2020, 18:58
Replies: 57
Views: 2,323
Posted By spiff
I think part of the "problem" is that the best...

I think part of the "problem" is that the best ps1 stuff is still around as better ps3 or 4 versions today.. It diminishes the retro nostalgia part for me. Tekken, ridge racer, final fantasy, street...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 May 2020, 18:42
Replies: 101
Views: 7,160
Posted By spiff
No worries, you just have to outlive half of us...

No worries, you just have to outlive half of us and things should be fine :P

https://www.theguardian.com/music/shortcuts/2017/may/07/elvis-presley-memorabilia-plummeting-in-price
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 May 2020, 09:24
Replies: 13
Views: 2,245
Posted By spiff
I just realized that my raspberry PI needs more...

I just realized that my raspberry PI needs more legos.. damn those Danes!! :D
Forum: OT - Gaming 25 April 2020, 11:56
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By spiff
I didn't get it either.. the fist level with imps...

I didn't get it either.. the fist level with imps that I kept jumping away from me. So I just figured, meeh rose tinted hype from DOS days and forgot about it.

Corona hit
Started with a xbox...
Forum: OT - Gaming 24 April 2020, 18:53
Replies: 1,039
Views: 146,033
Posted By spiff
Sony did really fuck up with the PSN account hack...

Sony did really fuck up with the PSN account hack 2011... so it's not surprising if ppl still are wary about giving out information.
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 April 2020, 23:05
Replies: 1,039
Views: 146,033
Posted By spiff
PSN Uncharted 1-3 remastered and Journey are...

PSN
Uncharted 1-3 remastered and Journey are free, for anyone who logs on to PSN store and downloads. No PS+ membership needed.

You will need to enter credit card information, even if they...
Forum: support.Games 21 April 2020, 19:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By spiff
I know you said amiga titles.. buuuut.. ...

I know you said amiga titles.. buuuut..

Everyone needs to play more Nidhogg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPD0Ya4YWDU


Abstract art, so no red blood, fine for kids,
Superb gameplay,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2020, 19:14
Replies: 296
Views: 16,815
Posted By spiff
It's more than that, physics for pony tail,...

It's more than that, physics for pony tail, clothes (the hat), debris, juggling hits etc. Static animation will affect gamplay.

But then again, its a conversion... so..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2020, 19:06
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By spiff
Rtype 1, for the music and Sweet battle ship...

Rtype 1, for the music and Sweet battle ship level, and being first:)


In the hunt, R-type 2, Gunforce, Metal slug all share that distinct low contrast fine gradient Irem style
R-II, on amiga,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 April 2020, 11:56
Replies: 142
Views: 8,884
Posted By spiff
Gorf, do you use Vim or Emacs?

Gorf, do you use Vim or Emacs?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 April 2020, 16:25
Replies: 296
Views: 16,815
Posted By spiff
Dump 3d models and levels from VF Convert to...

Dump 3d models and levels from VF
Convert to 3d construction kit format
Import
Benchmark
???
... profit!!!


:D
Forum: Amiga scene 13 April 2020, 11:52
Replies: 95
Views: 6,471
Posted By spiff
You're absolutely right, being your typical...

You're absolutely right, being your typical computer/martial arts geek most team sports tend to bore me.. But that NBA/Fifa/NHL license really shows where the money is at.

You probably could do...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 April 2020, 02:44
Replies: 95
Views: 6,471
Posted By spiff
There's a bunch of good games where the engine,...

There's a bunch of good games where the engine, logic and sound was done. Why didn't they just pay one extra gfx artist and crunch out a solid sequel 6 months later?

SWIV II, Battle squadron II,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 April 2020, 20:24
Replies: 296
Views: 16,815
Posted By spiff
I'd say that points even more to block fighter...

I'd say that points even more to block fighter being optimistic. Repeating primitives, trivial culling scenario, using 3/4 of the screen, frame-rate drops like a rock when objects start filling the...
Forum: project.Sprites 10 April 2020, 23:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By spiff
We have the rom files, and from the mame source...

We have the rom files, and from the mame source we know the graphics location and probably the format.

Shouldn't it be possible to do a raw-read script?
something like
Starting at location...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 April 2020, 22:49
Replies: 296
Views: 16,815
Posted By spiff
I’m not even sure who’s trolling or if ppl in...

I’m not even sure who’s trolling or if ppl in general just mean, any slide show that boots with a Virtua fighter screen = yes 030 can do virtua fighter

Virtua fighter PC port had a min...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 March 2020, 23:12
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By spiff
Shinobi II, shadow dancer conversion is pretty...

Shinobi II, shadow dancer conversion is pretty good.

The usual amiga limitations, US gold, Atari, more than 8 sprites on screen etc...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 March 2020, 14:49
Replies: 78
Views: 4,807
Posted By spiff
Time sinks are easy, just google "live services"...

Time sinks are easy, just google "live services" + game = no end.. ever.

Instead, why not grab a month of xbox game pass ultimate for PC (and xbox), try some new stuff??...
Forum: OT - General 17 March 2020, 18:01
Replies: 237
Views: 9,159
Posted By spiff
Heard that there were some volunteers offering to...

Heard that there were some volunteers offering to go grocery shopping for elderly ppl, so they can avoid exposure of crowded markets...

Me: Aaaawww that soo sweet, I should do that as well
...
Forum: project.EAB 20 February 2020, 11:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By spiff
There are more active members and buy/sell on...

There are more active members and buy/sell on amiga facebook channels...

Everyone knows that forums are stupid, usenet is where its at..

...and on and on..
btw check out my vuvuzela group for...
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 January 2020, 19:53
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By spiff
Let's hope not, there's enough free to wait and...

Let's hope not, there's enough free to wait and gambling simulators “Surprise Mechanics”on steam already :P
Forum: OT - Gaming 07 January 2020, 16:04
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By spiff
Ea store exclusive, same goes for dragon age 3.

Ea store exclusive, same goes for dragon age 3.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 January 2020, 12:48
Replies: 62
Views: 4,473
Posted By spiff
QFT Outrun is a friggin 2 parallel cpu sprite...

QFT Outrun is a friggin 2 parallel cpu sprite scaler system. The video board alone has more CPU and "memory" than an a1200. Saturn was the first port that didn't sacrifice at least one of the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2019, 21:13
Replies: 54
Views: 3,715
Posted By spiff
Being a bit of a metal head back in the day, all...

Being a bit of a metal head back in the day, all my computer stuff went to aux in on whatever amp I had around.. These days its mostly DAC to a pair of Yamaha HS8.

Lately I've been running UAE...
Forum: OT - Gaming 23 December 2019, 13:15
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By spiff
oh.. and if you really want to go for durability...

oh.. and if you really want to go for durability and low latency, Xbox elite controller or arcade sticks...

I've never broken either of them, they did dent my floor though. I can't really justify...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 December 2019, 11:57
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By spiff
Main CPU : 3 x MC68000 @ 12.5 MHz In parallell...

Main CPU : 3 x MC68000 @ 12.5 MHz In parallell ...specialized zoom n rotation, transparency “unlimited” sprites
Going by the other releases I’d guesstimate a good doom port to be more likely than...
Forum: OT - Technical 22 December 2019, 17:45
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By spiff
If its Music -> video -> gaming, maybe check out...

If its Music -> video -> gaming, maybe check out a soundbar?

Music tonality on sonos (DD not Dts) and from what i remember yamaha was good, room correction helps selling the illusion of airy...
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 December 2019, 17:37
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By spiff
https://www.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-one/accessories/co...

https://www.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-one/accessories/controllers/sport-red-special-edition

The red sport has som nice rubbery grip, updated D+pad and the new windows bluetooth adapter is included.
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 December 2019, 15:34
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By spiff
I blame epic store ;) That I got a free copy...

I blame epic store ;)

That I got a free copy for some reason (steam vr?) was just icing on the cake :)
Forum: Hardware mods 21 December 2019, 00:46
Replies: 38
Views: 6,673
Posted By spiff
That sweet red graph reminds me of another...

That sweet red graph reminds me of another powerful console...
Forum: OT - General 20 December 2019, 21:11
Replies: 185
Views: 12,877
Posted By spiff
It's the general feeling that everything is just...

It's the general feeling that everything is just worse than before and MS doesn't care unless it's something new they can sell.


Updates overwriting registry settings, no warning, no backwards...
Forum: News 20 December 2019, 20:03
Replies: 46
Views: 6,262
Posted By spiff
Vacation time and amiga stuff, the worms fmv...

Vacation time and amiga stuff, the worms fmv episode was awesome :)

I've always wanted to see something something similar done with psygnosis rendered intros... So its great that they ended up...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 December 2019, 13:17
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By spiff
This :( Got the basics in post processing gfx...

This :( Got the basics in post processing gfx and I cant help looking for the common short cuts.. really kills immersion..

Splatoon on switch helped me.. now I rage against spawn campers and...
Forum: project.EAB 10 December 2019, 20:57
Replies: 572
Views: 114,610
Posted By spiff
I'm just going to post here to leave my mark in...

I'm just going to post here to leave my mark in history...

.. the snowman is now older than my first emulated <> first actual amiga experience, maybe time to open a retro gif page.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 December 2019, 19:06
Replies: 106
Views: 8,211
Posted By spiff
/Remind me in 6 months Post comparison pics...

/Remind me in 6 months
Post comparison pics when project #3 is done.

I got a NOS 15hz CRT this summer..Should be fun matching that one to CRT royale shader on Oled :) My feeling is that gamma...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2019, 00:53
Replies: 41
Views: 5,494
Posted By spiff
I was a bit too young to join the local "scene"...

I was a bit too young to join the local "scene" like 10 ish.. and yes, we also had a "No you can't copy my precious games" hoarder twat.

Weekends were spent at my dad's place and this dude...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 November 2019, 23:52
Replies: 73
Views: 6,166
Posted By spiff
Last 90s Amiga, cannon fodder Last retro...

Last 90s Amiga, cannon fodder

Last retro Amiga , Microcosm ~ 4 months ago, cheesy FMV makes me all warm and fluzzy
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 November 2019, 23:26
Replies: 124
Views: 24,088
Posted By spiff
SWIV with 4mat's cracktro tune :) I read he...

SWIV with 4mat's cracktro tune :) I read he spend something like 10 minutes composing that one.. Noice chirpy tune followed by cinematic brwraaaaa SWIV intro switching to a synth track one minute...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 November 2019, 22:53
Replies: 50
Views: 3,430
Posted By spiff
I'd make sure the motherboard has at least one...

I'd make sure the motherboard has at least one preferably two M.2 slots, even if it adds another €50. M2 drives (samsung) are so stupendously fast even booting win 10 becomes bearable.

Other than...
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