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Forum: support.Games Today, 03:06
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By Matt_H
I’m with Amigajay on this. The voice work in...

I’m with Amigajay on this. The voice work in Simon is excellent. The wizards, the shopkeeper(s), the swampling, the owl, the Druid, the woodworm, the sousaphone player, the goblins, etc. All great! ...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 December 2019, 06:07
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Matt_H
*Bump*

*Bump*
Forum: support.Games 29 November 2019, 04:53
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Matt_H
Did you install the last patch...

Did you install the last patch (https://www.amigafuture.de/app.php/dlext/?view=detail&df_id=504)?

And as I recall the volume name of the CD must be Q:. Some CD filesystems have trouble with this,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 November 2019, 15:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By Matt_H
game/gag on Aminet is mostly these kinds of...

game/gag on Aminet is mostly these kinds of programs.

And I believe the snow program I mentioned in my previous post is game/gag/snow.lha
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 November 2019, 07:00
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By Matt_H
There were two that I used somewhat regularly....

There were two that I used somewhat regularly. One involved lemmings wandering around and falling off the sides of windows. I think this (https://aminet.net/package/game/gag/LEMonWB100) is it.

The...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 November 2019, 01:36
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Matt_H
Thanks, Oliver!

Thanks, Oliver!
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2019, 08:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Matt_H
Public service announcement: Download Yahoo Groups archives now!

Shamelessly cross-posting from the thread I started an Amiga.org....


As MobbyG noted in a recent thread (https://forum.amiga.org/index.php?topic=74372.msg846059), Yahoo Groups is being...
Forum: request.Apps 21 October 2019, 02:06
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By Matt_H
You mean like Final Draft?

You mean like Final Draft?
Forum: request.Apps 18 September 2019, 21:24
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Matt_H
There was a lot of hype and excitement...

There was a lot of hype and excitement surrounding it way back when, but it was never released. idrougge is correct that it had nothing to do with Softwood and the Final x series of programs (unless...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 September 2019, 06:39
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By Matt_H
From the website it looks like someone acquired...

From the website it looks like someone acquired the brand name and is trying to leverage its history for a tangentially related helicopter sim. The website looks very half-baked and is full of...
Forum: support.Apps 21 August 2019, 01:26
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Matt_H
Honestly, if you want to try it, just install it....

Honestly, if you want to try it, just install it. If you don't want to install 2.5 on top of 2.4, just delete the 2.4 directory first. Or install 2.5 somewhere else. Everything is self-contained in...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 August 2019, 17:51
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By Matt_H
Since there’s no way to do it in hardware, use...

Since there’s no way to do it in hardware, use the AmigaDOS Lock command.

Just tack Lock DH0: ON to the end of user-startup and that should do it.
Of course you’ll need a few lines to cover all...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 August 2019, 01:05
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Matt_H
There's also something like this...

There's also something like this (https://amigakit.amiga.store/product_info.php?products_id=1093) as a drop-in replacement.
Forum: Hardware mods 02 August 2019, 23:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,205
Posted By Matt_H
Simple: SIMM slots cost extra money; exposed...

Simple: SIMM slots cost extra money; exposed contacts on the PCB don't. Plus they'd still need a way to allow users to add an RTC to the system.


Remember, C= engineering intended the A300 A600...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2019, 18:32
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Matt_H
You might need newer ROMs. There’s a minimum...

You might need newer ROMs. There’s a minimum version required for Kickstart 2 or higher and 6.1 might be too low (can’t recall what the cutoff is).
Forum: Amiga scene 10 March 2019, 22:50
Replies: 35
Views: 6,930
Posted By Matt_H
I think that's more the monitor than the...

I think that's more the monitor than the Indivision. Same thing happens when you change screenmodes on a Mac or PC. These LCDs weren't designed to expect frequent changes in resolution the way our...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 February 2019, 19:50
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By Matt_H
It was “possible” but fairly useless. I remember...

It was “possible” but fairly useless. I remember bringing UAE and kick.rom on floppy disks to my school’s Mac LC in 1997. You have to remember the state of UAE back then: poor compatibility, very...
Forum: request.Other 03 November 2018, 01:19
Replies: 7
Views: 2,116
Posted By Matt_H
Can't remember which, but either the 3.5 CD or...

Can't remember which, but either the 3.5 CD or 3.9 CD had PDF versions included, although without covers.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 23 October 2018, 00:46
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By Matt_H
Boot the machine without a disc and when the...

Boot the machine without a disc and when the animation finishes press red or blue (can’t remember which) and you’ll get a language selection screen.

Be aware that not all games support multiple...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 September 2018, 19:17
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By Matt_H
In that case, another option might be a few...

In that case, another option might be a few old-fashioned DB9 serial switch boxes and a VGA switch (or a DB25 parallel switch with the last 2 pins filed off). I think these are still made and come in...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 September 2018, 21:01
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By Matt_H
Because the Amiga is so sensitive to...

Because the Amiga is so sensitive to hot-plugging, would such a switch be dangerous? (i.e., is switching the electrical equivalent of unplugging?)

A partial workaround might be a multi-input...
Forum: support.Amix 01 September 2018, 20:41
Replies: 5
Views: 4,878
Posted By Matt_H
Oh no, I had no idea Failsure had passed away....

Oh no, I had no idea Failsure had passed away. Very sad to hear. I point to him as the guy who sparked the AMIX revival in the community.

Thanks for carrying on this work. I hope you're able to...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 September 2018, 07:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By Matt_H
Welcome! I'm assuming you're running...

Welcome!

I'm assuming you're running Kickstart 1.3, which means your configuration is pretty limited by current Amiga standards, but the good news is that it corresponds to a very common setup at...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 August 2018, 01:44
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Matt_H
It's basically a MIDI interface and synth all on...

It's basically a MIDI interface and synth all on one card. In other words, you can do anything MIDI related without using the serial port for a MIDI interface and without needing an additional MIDI...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 August 2018, 01:39
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Matt_H
Sometimes it's possible to hot-swap RDB-formatted...

Sometimes it's possible to hot-swap RDB-formatted removable media. A tool like SCSIMounter (http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/SCSIMounter203) will do the job. GVP shipped their own mount tool with...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 July 2018, 17:41
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Matt_H
Worms CD32 allows you to replace the game disc...

Worms CD32 allows you to replace the game disc with your own music CD!
Forum: Amiga scene 10 July 2018, 22:44
Replies: 27
Views: 2,855
Posted By Matt_H
I think it was DCE that had a prototype AGA...

I think it was DCE that had a prototype AGA chipset add-on for the A500 in the mid/late 90s. I didn't find out about it until the late 2000s/early 2010s when a picture of it in a display case at an...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 July 2018, 22:06
Replies: 215
Views: 29,008
Posted By Matt_H
Sign me up for one! I think I can replace a few...

Sign me up for one! I think I can replace a few cards with this.
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 10 July 2018, 04:47
Replies: 2
Views: 2,175
Posted By Matt_H
@ idrougge I noticed a few uploads from you...

@ idrougge

I noticed a few uploads from you as the exception - thanks for making the effort! And for the pointer to MrDolby's work :)

(Link (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=82731) for...
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 10 July 2018, 02:12
Replies: 2
Views: 2,175
Posted By Matt_H
Naming conventions for Commodore ADFs

Not sure if this has been suggested before or how realistic this would be to implement but here's the idea:


Commodore produced a lot of different disks over the years: Workbench disks,...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 02 July 2018, 20:43
Replies: 7
Views: 2,753
Posted By Matt_H
Granted, I'm a few versions behind on Amiga...

Granted, I'm a few versions behind on Amiga Forever myself, but in my experience Amiga Forever usually lags a few versions behind the latest WinUAE. Given that WinUAE 4 was just released, I think...
Forum: support.Other 22 June 2018, 01:55
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By Matt_H
What you're describing isn't entirely possible,...

What you're describing isn't entirely possible, e.g., using a MIDI device to play MP3s. Only MIDI-compatible software can output to a MIDI device. Are you sure it's MIDI you want, though? Outside of...
Forum: support.Other 22 June 2018, 01:07
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Matt_H
If it's a fresh install and the system is...

If it's a fresh install and the system is crashing upon bootup, then you'll want to solve that problem before tackling the Screenmode prefs issue :)

By default, SetPatch kicks in various ROM...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 June 2018, 05:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By Matt_H
If you still have any of your old programs/code,...

If you still have any of your old programs/code, please consider uploading it to Aminet for preservation. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 18 June 2018, 18:25
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By Matt_H
The Amiga Source Preservation Team...

The Amiga Source Preservation Team (http://aminet.net/search?readme=Amigasourcepres) has been uploading a lot to Aminet.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 June 2018, 18:18
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By Matt_H
There were no formal "launch titles" - just stuff...

There were no formal "launch titles" - just stuff that came out around the same time as the machine. Remember that this whole launch/release date "event" thing is a relatively recent phenomenon. In...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 June 2018, 04:39
Replies: 15
Views: 2,413
Posted By Matt_H
Bear in mind that there may not be dedicated NTSC...

Bear in mind that there may not be dedicated NTSC versions of some titles, but a number of games are 100% NTSC compatible - no graphical glitches, bugginess, or chopped-off screens. Some developers...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 15 June 2018, 00:11
Replies: 35
Views: 3,397
Posted By Matt_H
Dream17...

Dream17 (http://dream17.abime.net/softography.php?id=27&s=downloads) has IPFs, which I assume are un-cracked originals. There is no disk-based copy protection, so you can load them into an emulator...
Forum: request.Apps 14 June 2018, 23:58
Replies: 77
Views: 17,856
Posted By Matt_H
There was never a formal manual for Photogenics...

There was never a formal manual for Photogenics 5, just some HTML documentation.

Photogenics 4, aka Photogenics "NG" (I think version 3 was skipped because the new version was considered so...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2018, 16:23
Replies: 38
Views: 3,246
Posted By Matt_H
Interesting. That seems to match the PAL release...

Interesting. That seems to match the PAL release on HOL, although it's a bit hard to tell from the scan resolution. You get none of the behavior I described from my version? Seems like it was indeed...
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