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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 September 2012, 23:13
Replies: 21
Views: 5,193
Posted By Parsec
JCS - Johnstown Cracking Service! Well we...

JCS - Johnstown Cracking Service!

Well we were definitely in the same room at the same time, maybe we knew each other I'm not sure!

The Scottish guy - was it a youngish lad with longish curly...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 June 2012, 01:07
Replies: 116
Views: 8,406
Posted By Parsec
And here!

And here!
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 06 December 2011, 23:04
Replies: 613
Views: 75,243
Posted By Parsec
To be fair the video makes it look quite good,...

To be fair the video makes it look quite good, but I still won't be downloading it.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 November 2011, 16:19
Replies: 21
Views: 5,193
Posted By Parsec
Hi and thanks for all the info. I don't think we...

Hi and thanks for all the info. I don't think we would have met because I only started going there in 1987 until about 1991, then moved out of the area.

I didn't realise all the history, sounds...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 November 2011, 23:19
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Parsec
See you all there I'll be in attendance, can't...

See you all there I'll be in attendance, can't wait!
Forum: Coders. General 20 July 2011, 23:32
Replies: 8
Views: 2,623
Posted By Parsec
I used to really like playing about with Fractint...

I used to really like playing about with Fractint on my PC, it was a brilliant package and seemed to be thriving, but it's almost disappeared now. Still apparently available though -...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 04 June 2011, 00:40
Replies: 35
Views: 12,272
Posted By Parsec
I was thinking of this table before but couldn't...

I was thinking of this table before but couldn't find it, it's about half way down the page and shows the amount of revenue each phone platform app store makes. Numbers are eye opening!
...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 03 June 2011, 16:20
Replies: 35
Views: 12,272
Posted By Parsec
Because there's much more money to be in iPhone...

Because there's much more money to be in iPhone app development than any other smartphone platform regardless of user base. Android folk don't like to pay for things as much as iPhone owners do it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 April 2011, 21:03
Replies: 22
Views: 2,489
Posted By Parsec
I use an oldish Acer 19" LCD with an xbox for...

I use an oldish Acer 19" LCD with an xbox for emulators and native games, hooked up via a HDBoxPro to convert component to VGA. Took absolutely ages playing with the many settings on the box but now...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 28 April 2011, 02:35
Replies: 76
Views: 28,322
Posted By Parsec
Cool I've followed you with my twitter user and...

Cool I've followed you with my twitter user and my blog site one too. Would appreciate a follow back on Blitter and Twisted need all the ones I can get :)
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 21 April 2011, 13:09
Replies: 76
Views: 28,322
Posted By Parsec
Yeah you should definitely do it. Create an...

Yeah you should definitely do it. Create an account on http://twitterfeed.com/ and point it at the RSS feed of your Blogger blog. Takes five minutes and will auto-tweet when you post new stuff!

If...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2011, 13:06
Replies: 29
Views: 3,184
Posted By Parsec
Definitely agree at the time, but I thought we...

Definitely agree at the time, but I thought we were talking about people getting one now, which I would do myself if I had room for a decent CRT to run it on.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2011, 11:41
Replies: 29
Views: 3,184
Posted By Parsec
Agree - at the time they were new I'd say the PSX...

Agree - at the time they were new I'd say the PSX was a much better console but today the Saturn offers a more unique experience.

Like you I was shocked at how bad PSX games look now, I thought...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 19 April 2011, 17:37
Replies: 76
Views: 28,322
Posted By Parsec
Yeah it's a good way to promote your blog. Every...

Yeah it's a good way to promote your blog. Every time you post a blog, tweet it :)

Can even do it automatically with something like twitterfeed.

I have a user for my blog:...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 19 April 2011, 11:37
Replies: 76
Views: 28,322
Posted By Parsec
Great blog, do you have a twitter account that...

Great blog, do you have a twitter account that you use to tweet new posts?

I'll follow that if you do :)
Forum: MarketPlace 31 March 2011, 00:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By Parsec
Ha, look at that great HOL screenshot - America...

Ha, look at that great HOL screenshot - America vs Libya. Something never change.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 March 2011, 00:41
Replies: 3,733
Views: 513,423
Posted By Parsec
Pretty much my favourite gaming experience, GTA4...

Pretty much my favourite gaming experience, GTA4 is spectacular. The talkshow is hilarious, and I like the station with Iggy Pop as well that's good.

Been playing Sinistar tonight on coinops/xbox....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2011, 00:45
Replies: 3,733
Views: 513,423
Posted By Parsec
:D Good point.

:D Good point.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2011, 00:25
Replies: 3,733
Views: 513,423
Posted By Parsec
I've got pissed off with playing GTA: San...

I've got pissed off with playing GTA: San Andreas. It was great fun until I ended up on missions having to drive across almost the whole game map twice, with no route planner so having to stop and...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 March 2011, 00:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By Parsec
I'm more worried about these dumbasses!

I'm more worried about these dumbasses!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 March 2011, 00:41
Replies: 73
Views: 11,087
Posted By Parsec
Wayyy!!! That's a repeat of a show that was on...

Wayyy!!! That's a repeat of a show that was on last year I think, I watched it and thought it was flippin brilliant. The end scene of Sinclair on the C5 was really well done and something to think...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2011, 12:07
Replies: 3,733
Views: 513,423
Posted By Parsec
That's the one PS3 exclusive I really wish...

That's the one PS3 exclusive I really wish wasn't. As a 360 man I an envious. My mate at work is playing it at the moment and is well impressed.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 February 2011, 00:44
Replies: 750
Views: 64,058
Posted By Parsec
Well at least that's something!

Well at least that's something!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 February 2011, 16:41
Replies: 750
Views: 64,058
Posted By Parsec
Got a question about my softmodded xbox. It now...

Got a question about my softmodded xbox. It now has a 160gb drive instead of the stock HDD, with UnleashX, dvd2xbox etc.

If my xbox dies, is there a way round starting all over again? I would...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2011, 23:08
Replies: 73
Views: 11,087
Posted By Parsec
Hardware-wise I liked the 128k Speccy best, with...

Hardware-wise I liked the 128k Speccy best, with the Amstrad models close behind.
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 21 February 2011, 16:21
Replies: 8
Views: 2,850
Posted By Parsec
That's a great blog. Well done to you for making...

That's a great blog. Well done to you for making it Amiga specific. I've recently started a blog and have some Amiga posts planned but don't think I could manage 100% Amiga.

I just read the post...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2011, 15:28
Replies: 73
Views: 11,087
Posted By Parsec
;) To be fair I think I wanted a speccy...

;)

To be fair I think I wanted a speccy myself originally but my dad made the decision and got me the C64 for xmas. It seemed like a bad move too because the early games were better on the speccy...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 February 2011, 15:07
Replies: 73
Views: 11,087
Posted By Parsec
Spectrums - at the risk of causing offence, I...

Spectrums - at the risk of causing offence, I have to say I thought they were complete crap! Shame as I like British products and have bought more British cars and hifi components than most. But my...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 February 2011, 01:25
Replies: 24
Views: 4,525
Posted By Parsec
Yeah the minimig is not AGA. But it does have...

Yeah the minimig is not AGA. But it does have scandoubled VGA out which is nice.
Forum: MarketPlace 14 February 2011, 16:00
Replies: 21
Views: 2,845
Posted By Parsec
Rest of system now provisionally sold

Rest of system now provisionally sold
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2011, 19:23
Replies: 5,607
Views: 821,062
Posted By Parsec
Man that is sweet. Joystick on the correct side...

Man that is sweet. Joystick on the correct side as well - imho at least :)

Where do you get those from or is it custom built?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2011, 16:32
Replies: 5,607
Views: 821,062
Posted By Parsec
Got a 19" monitor for my xbox rig. It looked in...

Got a 19" monitor for my xbox rig. It looked in good condition but a bit disappointed to find a pressure mark and a dead pixel. Will try the known tricks to fix...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2011, 11:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By Parsec
Very useful advice thanks. It is a 1.1...

Very useful advice thanks.

It is a 1.1 machine

The first time it shut down I'd just got it home and was trying it out so put it on the (short-pile) carpet after carefully checking there were no...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2011, 12:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By Parsec
Excellent, I will bear that in mind. My...

Excellent, I will bear that in mind.

My xbox1 has shutdown twice since I've had it, think it's overheating, but then it works normally for hours on end. I hate the thought of getting another and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2011, 18:30
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Parsec
It does alright though. White text on a black...

It does alright though. White text on a black background in particular is amazing, it's anti-aliased and looks like HD. The results are really good. I'd recommend it, certainly for xbox/ps2.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2011, 17:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Parsec
Good point, the great thing about the hdboxpro is...

Good point, the great thing about the hdboxpro is it supports a massive variety of widescreen and non-widescreen resolutions in it's setup pages. For instance the current monitor I have is a 16"...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2011, 13:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Parsec
No it's ok I've got a component cable feeding a...

No it's ok I've got a component cable feeding a HD Box Pro which does a nice job of outputting VGA. Using it with a monitor at the moment but it's a small widescreen and not ideal.

I want to stick...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 February 2011, 12:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Parsec
LCD monitor for my xbox 1

I'm looking for a cheapish second hand 4:3 for my xbox 1. Thinking 19" but maybe 17" would be ok.

Some of the older models have highish refresh rates like 20-25ms. For playing xbox 1 games and...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 February 2011, 10:49
Replies: 21
Views: 2,845
Posted By Parsec
Looks like 30 inc VAT to Portugul via FedEx...

Looks like 30 inc VAT to Portugul via FedEx 5-day service.
Forum: MarketPlace 30 January 2011, 23:45
Replies: 21
Views: 2,845
Posted By Parsec
Sorry but it's not practical to send it to the...

Sorry but it's not practical to send it to the USA, firstly the exchange rate means you will find it expensive to buy and postage via FedEx was 60 - I checked as someone off Amibay wanted the system...
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