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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 11:46
Replies: 8
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Posted By Hewitson
Great idea. I'd probably just write the date very...

Great idea. I'd probably just write the date very neatly on the back of the PCB, but I've not had to recap any of my machines at this stage.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 October 2018, 16:53
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By Hewitson
Wasn't able to find it on youtube unfortunately. ...

Wasn't able to find it on youtube unfortunately.

Look at this C64 one. I could sit there for hours laughing at the dinosaurs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CoVPAbfNJI
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 October 2018, 16:49
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By Hewitson
PDP-11: PeDoPhile-11

PDP-11: PeDoPhile-11
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 October 2018, 16:42
Replies: 45
Views: 1,224
Posted By Hewitson
To clear things up, I am NOT saying the games...

To clear things up, I am NOT saying the games were crap. Both games are brilliant!

But the graphics are so much better on the PC. The Amiga versions were not much better than Sierra's Amiga ports...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 October 2018, 19:52
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By Hewitson
Cracktro Bugs

Most of us know the bug in Vision Factory & The Company - Vroom cracktro where the music makes a funny noise.

What other cracktros have you seen which do strange things?
Forum: support.Apps 19 October 2018, 18:01
Replies: 356
Views: 61,919
Posted By Hewitson
Some mods loop, some don't. What is weird about...

Some mods loop, some don't. What is weird about that?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2018, 17:44
Replies: 45
Views: 1,224
Posted By Hewitson
Monkey Island 1 & 2 versions comparisons

I strongly disagree with everyone who has suggested Monkey Island 1 & 2. The Amiga versions of these games were crap!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 October 2018, 17:42
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Hewitson
Better off without this bloatware, just install...

Better off without this bloatware, just install what you actually need.

If all you're wanting to do is play Silkworm simply download the ADF. You'll need a kickstart 1.3 as well, let's just say...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 October 2018, 09:56
Replies: 63
Views: 1,407
Posted By Hewitson
Wow... there's an awful lot of arrogance in this...

Wow... there's an awful lot of arrogance in this thread.
Forum: MarketPlace 18 October 2018, 19:01
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Hewitson
According to the website it doesn't work on 2.04,...

According to the website it doesn't work on 2.04, you need at least 2.05. But just go for 3.1(.4).
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2018, 18:57
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By Hewitson
Have you tried it on another (preferably CRT)...

Have you tried it on another (preferably CRT) screen.
Forum: Coders. Contest 17 October 2018, 17:37
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By Hewitson
River Raid has to be one of the best games ever...

River Raid has to be one of the best games ever made. Do the graphics suck? Yep. Is the sound terrible? Absolutely. But what an incredible game.
Forum: support.Other 17 October 2018, 17:30
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By Hewitson
The trick is to use the terminal. I don't know...

The trick is to use the terminal. I don't know how to do it in Windows, but on Unix-based OS:

cp -R PinballFantasies* <destination>

Will copy both the dir "PinballFantasies", plus the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 17:12
Replies: 80
Views: 1,939
Posted By Hewitson
Turrican Trilogy Pinball...

Turrican Trilogy
Pinball Fantasies/Illusions/Slam Tilt
Forum: MarketPlace 16 October 2018, 15:36
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Hewitson
Don't know why you'd bother with 2.04...

Don't know why you'd bother with 2.04...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2018, 14:11
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By Hewitson
I have no idea about the problem, but it would be...

I have no idea about the problem, but it would be easy to check for clipping with a scope. You'd likely just need to change a couple of resistors to correct it.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2018, 07:02
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By Hewitson
I'm sure they're great power supplies, but...

I'm sure they're great power supplies, but unfortunately they're not very nice looking.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2018, 10:11
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By Hewitson
Yep, it's gonna be hard to beat that one.

Yep, it's gonna be hard to beat that one.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2018, 07:56
Replies: 20
Views: 520
Posted By Hewitson
If desoldering a crystal was difficult then I can...

If desoldering a crystal was difficult then I can only imagine you have a crap soldering iron.

A desoldering station is generally the best way to desolder through hole components, however a good...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 October 2018, 06:47
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By Hewitson
:laughing:laughing:laughing

:laughing:laughing:laughing
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2018, 06:33
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By Hewitson
I have also tried the freezer technique several...

I have also tried the freezer technique several times with no result. However, I disagree that no one will recover Amiga data. Most of these data recovery services are probably running some Linux...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2018, 06:21
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Hewitson
All cracks (except Galahad's) either removed the...

All cracks (except Galahad's) either removed the intro or had it on a second disk.
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2018, 12:54
Replies: 27
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hewitson
I literally think AMIGASYSTEM should be banned...

I literally think AMIGASYSTEM should be banned for the "advice" given above.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 October 2018, 17:35
Replies: 1,958
Views: 273,895
Posted By Hewitson
Why would the Xcopy author have made it...

Why would the Xcopy author have made it impossible to do a soft reset? I don't know of any other software which disabled it.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 17:23
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Hewitson
To be fair I have never actually owned a...

To be fair I have never actually owned a lightweight PSU. I just assumed they wouldn't be as good.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 16:58
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Hewitson
I always thought the heavyweight A500 PSU's were...

I always thought the heavyweight A500 PSU's were the best. I didn't realise they actually output less power than the lightweight ones.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2018, 16:47
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Hewitson
Do these power supplies use a Meanwell PSU?

Do these power supplies use a Meanwell PSU?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 October 2018, 19:43
Replies: 1,958
Views: 273,895
Posted By Hewitson
Absolutely. Some games even supported it.

Absolutely. Some games even supported it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 October 2018, 19:40
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By Hewitson
Commonwhore 64.

Commonwhore 64.
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 October 2018, 19:38
Replies: 39
Views: 1,909
Posted By Hewitson
Mrz, do you have any idea how many improvements...

Mrz, do you have any idea how many improvements have been made to WinUAE since 2.01? You've clearly got no idea what you're talking about, do you really think someone does all that work to make an...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 11 October 2018, 19:29
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Hewitson
I'd just replace the loadwb in S-S with the game...

I'd just replace the loadwb in S-S with the game executable and install a bootblock on the disk. This can be done with "install <drive>".

No idea why a game like this exists in lha format instead...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2018, 18:59
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By Hewitson
Funny names for computers/consoles

I would like to know what funny names people have heard for computers/consoles.

I'll start off with one of my personal favourites: ZX Rectum.
Forum: HOL contributions 10 October 2018, 17:45
Replies: 1
Views: 1,525
Posted By Hewitson
Spent many hours on this game as a kid. Fantastic...

Spent many hours on this game as a kid. Fantastic game.
Forum: News 10 October 2018, 17:00
Replies: 383
Views: 34,400
Posted By Hewitson
Whilst I agree with you that not releasing the...

Whilst I agree with you that not releasing the release notes makes no sense whatsoever, I don't think you should be abusing someone who was involved in making the first good version of AmigaOS since...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 October 2018, 16:07
Replies: 855
Views: 158,153
Posted By Hewitson
https://static.wixstatic.com/media/04a0f0_e13c301b...

https://static.wixstatic.com/media/04a0f0_e13c301b992d42caa0c9645888f099a1~mv2.png/v1/fill/w_276,h_60,al_c,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/04a0f0_e13c301b992d42caa0c9645888f099a1~mv2.png
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2018, 18:36
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By Hewitson
It'll definitely a 131, the 130 doesn't support...

It'll definitely a 131, the 130 doesn't support the 060.

I'm sure I remember reading that these chips were the reason these accelerators can't be overclocked to 100mhz.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2018, 18:34
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Hewitson
Just in case it happens again in the future, you...

Just in case it happens again in the future, you don't have to reformat a drive because you've lost the partition table. No actual data has been lost, simply creating a new partition of the same size...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2018, 18:12
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Hewitson
Looking at the solder joints isn't a very...

Looking at the solder joints isn't a very effective method either. A cap can be bad, but not have leaked.

There's only one proper way to test a capacitor, and that's with an ESR meter.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2018, 17:55
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Hewitson
It might just be poor quality aluminium....

It might just be poor quality aluminium. Stainless steel isnt meant to rust either, but I have seen shit quality (otherwise known as Chinese) stainless steel rust countless times.
Forum: support.Other 08 October 2018, 10:13
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Hewitson
In my opinion FTP or Samba is a better solution...

In my opinion FTP or Samba is a better solution for A1200 which can be so cheaply and easily equipped with an ethernet card.
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