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Forum: request.Other 04 May 2018, 22:26
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By desiv
Can you post a pic? I have an AEHD High...

Can you post a pic?

I have an AEHD High Density Amiga floppy from Applied Engineering.
Probably not the same, but wondered if maybe one is rebranded?

If it is the same as the AEHD one, I have...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 04 May 2018, 16:52
Replies: 52
Views: 6,025
Posted By desiv
Yes, I only buy software that has zero issues...

Yes, I only buy software that has zero issues myself.
I mean, can anyone imagine if software released actually had issues that needed to be fixed after release?

That would be.

..

er..
...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 April 2018, 22:32
Replies: 625
Views: 28,173
Posted By desiv
Not sure why when I read this, I thought of: ...

Not sure why when I read this, I thought of:
"in the Street Fighter announcer voice"

Amiga Next Gen
Round 1
Fight!

:-)
desiv
Forum: News 11 April 2018, 20:23
Replies: 110
Views: 12,754
Posted By desiv
Man, you step away from the forums for a while...

Man, you step away from the forums for a while and almost miss a new Gorluth game!
:-)

Pre-ordered..

desiv
Forum: support.Games 07 April 2018, 02:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,670
Posted By desiv
OK, this is just a rant unrelated to this thread...

OK, this is just a rant unrelated to this thread (but it is related to Neuromancer for the Amiga), but I didn't want to start an all new thread just for my rant...

Why is this game so expensive on...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 September 2017, 23:52
Replies: 95
Views: 17,574
Posted By desiv
I bought that back in the day for that very...

I bought that back in the day for that very reason..
Wasn't even really a flight simulator person (they were fun, but not my favorite genre), but I stopped by my local computer store and they had it...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 August 2017, 23:51
Replies: 35
Views: 2,420
Posted By desiv
I've heard this type of thing mentioned before,...

I've heard this type of thing mentioned before, but I've had really good luck with my floppies.. Much lower than 30% bad...
And I seem to have even better luck with my older 5 1/4" floppies......
Forum: News 01 August 2017, 17:44
Replies: 62
Views: 7,771
Posted By desiv
I did paypal... desiv

I did paypal...

desiv
Forum: News 26 July 2017, 19:58
Replies: 62
Views: 7,771
Posted By desiv
Got mine in the mail yesterday (here in the...

Got mine in the mail yesterday (here in the USA)..
Packed well, survived shipping! :-)
Unfortunately I haven't had a chance to try it yet, but will soon.
Thanx!

desiv
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 July 2017, 22:56
Replies: 103
Views: 19,472
Posted By desiv
I like that idea... Better than rolling around...

I like that idea...
Better than rolling around in thumb tacks before my alcohol bath....

:-) Seriously, I like it..
I don't know much assembler yet, but I'd be willing to try to clean up some...
Forum: News 24 July 2017, 18:15
Replies: 895
Views: 104,161
Posted By desiv
True, although if it were really wanted badly,...

True, although if it were really wanted badly, seems like someone could download the IPF torrent, batch convert those IPF images to HFE, and create a torrent for that..

That hasn't happened yet......
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 22:55
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By desiv
What adapter? On my cable, that looks a lot...

What adapter?

On my cable, that looks a lot like yours, I just plugged the headers from the wires on that cable onto the pins (that I had soldered onto my Gotek).

Inside the black part of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 22:32
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By desiv
Totally agree, but you have missed the single...

Totally agree, but you have missed the single most important reason for not upgrading to HxC...

..

You have already installed your Gotek with the Cortex firmware in your Amiga... and are too...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 19:02
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By desiv
That lead should be a serial adapter... That's...

That lead should be a serial adapter...
That's what you used to flash the Cortex firmware?

If that worked for flashing the Cortex, I would think it should work for HxC????

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 18:20
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By desiv
If we were REALLY all that worried about...

If we were REALLY all that worried about dead/supported, we might not be running Amigas... :laughing

But I agree with the basic concept.. ;-)

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 20 July 2017, 17:07
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By desiv
I've never had to re-do my USB drive when I use...

I've never had to re-do my USB drive when I use the Cortex???

I think switching to HxC is probably a good idea. I'm probably going to do that myself.

But if you are looking at doing this to...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2017, 18:20
Replies: 32
Views: 1,977
Posted By desiv
I totally get that an AGA machine would be...

I totally get that an AGA machine would be tricky..

But for OCS/ECS, I would think a quad-core 1.2Ghz ARM machine with a dedicated GPU isn't too bad in the grunt arena... ;-)

Oh well.. Glad...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2017, 17:12
Replies: 32
Views: 1,977
Posted By desiv
Considering State of the Art is OCS, and you used...

Considering State of the Art is OCS, and you used the word "most" there, that's not a good thing...

I am surprised, I expected more out of a Pi3.. Emulation software not good/optimized???

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 11 July 2017, 20:13
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By desiv
Just use something like kickwork to create a boot...

Just use something like kickwork to create a boot disk.
Should be able to kick the rom, then load the driver and pass control to the controller..

That's how my A1000 is set up using a tomthul...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 06 July 2017, 01:14
Replies: 129
Views: 9,530
Posted By desiv
Awesome, thanx!! I'm not using the default...

Awesome, thanx!!
I'm not using the default editor. I am using the upgraded one that came on the ISO. Not sure if it's SuperTed or not...

Hopefully this will be the right language to get me back...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 05 July 2017, 23:44
Replies: 129
Views: 9,530
Posted By desiv
Load issue??? Just installed BB2 yesterday on...

Load issue???
Just installed BB2 yesterday on my A1200 and was playing with some example code...
I seem to be able to mostly compile and run example code where all the code is in one file.
But for...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 June 2017, 16:59
Replies: 147
Views: 13,682
Posted By desiv
Actually, there wasn't much that bothered me...

Actually, there wasn't much that bothered me about the initial Amiga release..
The one thing I would have changed would have been to include a GUI "file manager" type of program with the initial...
Forum: support.Games 28 June 2017, 16:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,560
Posted By desiv
I've played Firepower with my real Amiga (Oregon,...

I've played Firepower with my real Amiga (Oregon, USA) and a serial to ethernet adapter with someone in Georgia, USA (over 2000 miles.. I didn't check latency) who had a similar setup.

For some...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 28 June 2017, 03:29
Replies: 34
Views: 2,809
Posted By desiv
As a Conan fan, I was surprised to see it on ebay...

As a Conan fan, I was surprised to see it on ebay when I did, and bought it before I did any research..
Still glad I got a copy, as it's a nice box and it's Conan on the Amiga. (And I got a decent...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 28 June 2017, 00:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,632
Posted By desiv
Yeah, I think I had to open the Windows firewall...

Yeah, I think I had to open the Windows firewall (Windows 10) to/from my Amiga's IP.
Can't remember if I did just that port (356) or just the whole IP..

Worked after that..

Good luck.

desiv
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 June 2017, 23:52
Replies: 172
Views: 18,107
Posted By desiv
While I agree that 8M was incredibly unlikely,...

While I agree that 8M was incredibly unlikely, expansions for the 1000 weren't uncommon.
Mine has an Insider II board with 2M..
I think 1M or 2M wasn't uncommon. (Wasn't common, but wasn't...
Forum: Hardware pics 23 June 2017, 17:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
Posted By desiv
I could put them out. Not opposed to it, but I'm...

I could put them out. Not opposed to it, but I'm not sure how many other people would be interested...
It's a pretty small number of people, I think, who have tomthul's board...

Anyone who wants...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2017, 01:31
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By desiv
Is that SCSI or MFM??? If it's MFM (8-bit IDE),...

Is that SCSI or MFM???
If it's MFM (8-bit IDE), your options are much much smaller..

Hopefully SCSI..
Then you can just raid some old 68k Macintoshes.. They loved SCSI hard drives..

desiv
Forum: support.Hardware 20 June 2017, 23:40
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By desiv
Yeah, I wasn't sure.. I've read both (to and...

Yeah, I wasn't sure..
I've read both (to and not to use it on HDs) from googling...

desiv
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2017, 22:22
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By desiv
Well, I was thinking so, but maybe I'm...

Well, I was thinking so, but maybe I'm misremembering/confusing games..

I'll check when I get home...

The fact that you asked and some quick googling make me think I might be wrong on that...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 June 2017, 22:17
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By desiv
I'd definitely check for an S directory, as it's...

I'd definitely check for an S directory, as it's possible (can't tell from the screenshot) that it's missing???

What about the "install" command?
Is that floppy only? (I wouldn't run this until...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 June 2017, 22:03
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By desiv
Yep, full screen here in NTSC land.. It's...

Yep, full screen here in NTSC land..
It's always been one of the top on my list of:

Games that I love, but I suck at....
:laughing
(It's a big list..)

desiv
Forum: Amiga scene 20 June 2017, 00:15
Replies: 84
Views: 6,497
Posted By desiv
As someone who has purchased several "new" Amiga...

As someone who has purchased several "new" Amiga games, I'm all for this...

One suggestion..
I assume most games would be PAL, which I'm fine with. But if whomever could program them to run in a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2017, 01:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By desiv
Always thought Banshee was one of the most...

Always thought Banshee was one of the most impressive looking shooters (to me anyway).

desiv
Forum: News 13 June 2017, 18:22
Replies: 36
Views: 3,887
Posted By desiv
Not a big deal to me.. Figure I just bought...

Not a big deal to me.. Figure I just bought someone a beer for their trouble. ;-)
Just something for people to be aware of...

For this, best to order from the link on this thread, not the one in...
Forum: News 13 June 2017, 16:53
Replies: 36
Views: 3,887
Posted By desiv
(Update below. Different prices depending on...

(Update below. Different prices depending on which link you click!!!)
Here's what I paid: (Copy and paste from the website)
As you can see, just the one box. No extra floppy..

Lumberjack...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 June 2017, 16:56
Replies: 19
Views: 1,335
Posted By desiv
OK, my first thought reading this was: "There's...

OK, my first thought reading this was:
"There's more than 1 program for that?" :-)

For some reason, I just always imagined there was 1 program, it worked and everyone used it.. ;-)

desiv
Forum: Hardware pics 11 June 2017, 03:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
Posted By desiv
Thanx, and yeah it's a sidecar. Doesn't fit...

Thanx, and yeah it's a sidecar. Doesn't fit inside...

http://i1014.photobucket.com/albums/af261/villaesc/Amiga/A1K-CF-2_zpsdwhlifcf.jpg

desiv
Forum: Hardware pics 11 June 2017, 00:24
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
Posted By desiv
3D Printed case for my CF-IDE card

Merging 2 of my hobbies!! ;-)

A while ago, I got a tomthul IDE card for my Amiga 1000.
Basically, it plugged into the side of my A1000 and it had a dual CF/IDE adapter with 2 CF cards.
Worked...
Forum: News 09 June 2017, 22:13
Replies: 36
Views: 3,887
Posted By desiv
Nope... I think it was about $17 (USD) game and...

Nope...
I think it was about $17 (USD) game and shipping to me in Oregon (don't remember exactly, but around there..)..

desiv
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