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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 December 2019, 20:06
Replies: 88
Views: 3,774
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, 01:53
Replies: 41
Views: 4,670
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 30 November 2019, 00:52
Replies: 37
Views: 967
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 24 November 2019, 00:26
Replies: 121
Views: 19,482
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, 23:53
Replies: 39
Views: 890
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...
Forum: OT - Technical 23 November 2019, 23:35
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By spiff
I'd pay for having Jay Miners Amiga key on my...

I'd pay for having Jay Miners Amiga key on my keyboard!



hmm.. actually I'd probably do that for real. Guess I'm officially no longer a broke student :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 November 2019, 23:12
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By spiff
I can play pretty much any Amiga game ever...

I can play pretty much any Amiga game ever released, whenever I want.

What I can't do these days is wander by rows and rows of big boxes with cheesy art, inhale that papery floppy smell and try to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 November 2019, 20:32
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By spiff
I'd say most e-sport titles wipes the floor with...

I'd say most e-sport titles wipes the floor with older games on those aspects
Team play, strategies, reflexes, spatial ability etc

Trial and error + rote memorization isn't really more brain...
Forum: OT - General 16 November 2019, 23:38
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By spiff
Go to Norway and try ordering a lager n pizza in...

Go to Norway and try ordering a lager n pizza in the ski lounge..

I've had cheaper flights from London ;) Sweet powder snow though.
Forum: OT - Gaming 06 November 2019, 21:28
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By spiff
Once I realized that all games -> filter on last...

Once I realized that all games -> filter on last played still works.. I felt it was ok.

Good:
Some more eye candy, better filter options in "all games" , sort by size on disk

I expect some...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 November 2019, 10:25
Replies: 22
Views: 1,440
Posted By spiff
Nice to see that one :) But not really the point...

Nice to see that one :) But not really the point I was making

*edit* To clarify Solo Kazuki, made a good example while I was editing
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 November 2019, 10:11
Replies: 22
Views: 1,440
Posted By spiff
I could add a bunch of games that had better PC ...

I could add a bunch of games that had better PC versions like, turrican II, flashback 16 colour sprites, civilization, wing-commander etc.. but since any potato pc/raspberry pi can just play them on...
Forum: OT - General 01 November 2019, 19:21
Replies: 113
Views: 27,690
Posted By spiff
This is "Tiny" runt of the litter.. he was a bit...

This is "Tiny" runt of the litter.. he was a bit daft, but we dearly loved him while he was with us

https://i.pixxxels.cc/3J0TNWzx/DSC-0192.jpg (https://pixxxels.cc/vcyjS8QJ)


This comic is a...
Forum: OT - Technical 30 October 2019, 00:31
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By spiff
Thnx, haven't updated to a new MPC version for a...

Thnx, haven't updated to a new MPC version for a while.
Forum: OT - Technical 25 October 2019, 01:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By spiff
...and while the title did say free. Here are...

...and while the title did say free. Here are some solid, reasonable priced options :

~ €50
Affinity Photo -> Photoshop
Affinity Designer -> Illustrator
Reaper -> DAW
VueScan -> Scanner...
Forum: OT - Technical 25 October 2019, 01:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By spiff
WinDirStat Win / K-DirStat Linux Good way...

WinDirStat Win / K-DirStat Linux

Good way to clean up old files, and figure out where all that space went..
Visualize drive usage, clickable graph that drills down to actual file location
...
Forum: OT - Technical 25 October 2019, 01:20
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By spiff
Foobar 2000, music player that doesn't try to be...

Foobar 2000, music player that doesn't try to be a video player. Lots of nice optional decoders/plugins.


SACD,MODs, SID, slow down music
2->5.1 5.1->2 mapping
Library management,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 October 2019, 00:08
Replies: 162
Views: 7,301
Posted By spiff
Agreed! With games like Killing game-show,...

Agreed!

With games like Killing game-show, Battlesquadron, Lotus, Falcon etc I wonder why more companies didn't just buy the source code/engine, re-skinned the graphics and just release them as...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2019, 19:55
Replies: 162
Views: 7,301
Posted By spiff
Why? For pretty much anything (multi platform) in...

Why? For pretty much anything (multi platform) in the thread


If its the best version of game you want, no expense spared -> X68000, PC or Neo-geo AES
If its the best value version you want,...
Forum: OT - General 13 October 2019, 19:56
Replies: 25
Views: 1,467
Posted By spiff
Yakuza Kiwami (~ Yakuza 1 updated to use Yakuza 3...

Yakuza Kiwami (~ Yakuza 1 updated to use Yakuza 3 (?) engine)
Resident evil 2 remaster
Forza Horizon 4
Gears 5, Couch co-oping once a week, we usually get through about 1 chapter per session.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 21:17
Replies: 162
Views: 7,301
Posted By spiff
Any game that pisses away my time with an intro...

Any game that pisses away my time with an intro disk that's basically a slideshow, and then start loading the actual game on disk 2.

Bonus points if that intro is unskippable.
Extra bonus if...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 September 2019, 19:50
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By spiff
I was a horrible romz skid whining about access...

I was a horrible romz skid whining about access and free teh emuladorez so a retroactive I'm sorry to Marat Fayzullin


My first was a hacked version of iNes.. I remember getting "nes" packs,...
Forum: OT - Gaming 22 September 2019, 08:09
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By spiff
I'm asking because I simply don't understand what...

I'm asking because I simply don't understand what the verdict means. The push-back from the industry will be different depending what it is.

Currently most of Take2 and EAs money is made from...
Forum: News 21 September 2019, 12:08
Replies: 158
Views: 11,741
Posted By spiff
There will be a big box release!? Please do...

There will be a big box release!?
Please do some sort of pre-sale to estimate demand instead of 50 limited edition direct to ebay scalping.

*edit* Big box still available for worthy, weekend...
Forum: OT - Gaming 21 September 2019, 11:49
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By spiff
Thellier, thnx for the local / historical...

Thellier, thnx for the local / historical context.. makes more sense to me now.

Do you have a feel for if they are going for software/immaterial ownership should be the same as physical? Or just...
Forum: OT - Gaming 20 September 2019, 19:36
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By spiff
So.. for less of a cost* than paying lawyers for...

So.. for less of a cost* than paying lawyers for an appeal process, steam can more or less ignore this for 6 months, and then it goes away??

"3,000 Euros per day for up to six months."

Or they...
Forum: OT - Gaming 18 September 2019, 22:45
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By spiff
I love that you can buy the soundtrack as a DLC....

I love that you can buy the soundtrack as a DLC. But the whole release a beta as final, grind by design and games as a service really got me depressed. Star Wars battlefront was the final straw.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 September 2019, 19:23
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By spiff
Picked up a €1 copy of X-wing with water...

Picked up a €1 copy of X-wing with water damage, the front had "caved in".

Used a similar approach, but I also had to drench the paper so it wouldn't break when restoring it. Steam ironed on low...
Forum: News 03 September 2019, 20:27
Replies: 158
Views: 11,741
Posted By spiff
And here I've been avoiding the topic all week...

And here I've been avoiding the topic all week believing it to be another click bait..

*sniff* but this is so beautiful it brings tears to my capcom rose tinted eyes :)
Forum: Amiga scene 26 August 2019, 19:28
Replies: 110
Views: 13,235
Posted By spiff
I thought that train pretty much left the station...

I thought that train pretty much left the station with "State of the art" in 92?
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2019, 21:46
Replies: 54
Views: 6,382
Posted By spiff
*bump* So what did happen, did the collection get...

*bump* So what did happen, did the collection get dumped on e-bay?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 August 2019, 21:05
Replies: 89
Views: 7,238
Posted By spiff
After all the gloom in the a1200 sucks thread,...

After all the gloom in the a1200 sucks thread, its nice to focus on some of the fun stuff..

Second:ed the "ICE CREAM!" sample and lemmings nuke, always got a good laugh from that one.

so on...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 July 2019, 23:47
Replies: 970
Views: 56,699
Posted By spiff
Yes, considering what every one else brought to...

Yes, considering what every one else brought to the table around then..

But to be fair:
Any computer/console that didn't run Wing commander II, Comanche Maximum overkill or Ultima 7 was a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 July 2019, 17:52
Replies: 69
Views: 3,952
Posted By spiff
My fried ones taste more like glue balls than...

My fried ones taste more like glue balls than nutty goodness :)
Got slightly better result when I let the chickpeas sit during the night, changed water and then and then "peeled" the soft shell.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 June 2019, 11:50
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By spiff
I'd say its relevant in the sense that if you...

I'd say its relevant in the sense that if you have adaptive sync and can match 50 hz / 100hz for smooth scrolling and prefer PAL version...

I'm always looking for the next good IPS screen, esp...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2019, 02:01
Replies: 69
Views: 3,952
Posted By spiff
Retro-gaming in general, I love "enchanced" stuff...

Retro-gaming in general, I love "enchanced" stuff like HD mode 7, "Run ahead" lag removal. Current project is pad-hacking a wireless sanwa arcade stick while keeping the latency as low as possible...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2019, 01:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By spiff
I guess it's different for everyone, but for me,...

I guess it's different for everyone, but for me, not so much..

I recovered some of my stuff, that I remembered as awesome. These days, nope , priorities and perspective (family) have changed so...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 May 2019, 16:52
Replies: 110
Views: 13,235
Posted By spiff
That De Profundis music around 2 min mark...

That De Profundis music around 2 min mark though.. would have been my #1 vote if there was a separate category (and slide show ).
Forum: Amiga scene 29 April 2019, 20:08
Replies: 110
Views: 13,235
Posted By spiff
Wow, that was smooth :) I loved it, def in my...

Wow, that was smooth :) I loved it, def in my top 5 A500.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 March 2019, 21:08
Replies: 34
Views: 1,895
Posted By spiff
Didn't argue that, I was just surprised that...

Didn't argue that, I was just surprised that public domain could be revoked even after you put your work into it.
*edit* In the sense that any PD software (or demo) could be revoked today, if you...
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