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Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2020, 23:10
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Posted By alexh
Please some moderator lock this thread

Please some moderator lock this thread
Forum: Amiga scene 25 March 2020, 22:25
Replies: 164
Views: 10,998
Posted By alexh
I've used Amigakit several times over the last...

I've used Amigakit several times over the last few years. Never expensive orders, just NOS you can't get anywhere else. Orders confirmed in minutes, packaging and being shipping confirmed in hours...
Forum: Coders. General 23 March 2020, 21:24
Replies: 94
Views: 10,584
Posted By alexh
This was an interesting read, good stuff being...

This was an interesting read, good stuff being done, but did anyone else come here thinking this would be a thread about monitors?
Forum: Coders. General 22 March 2020, 19:34
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By alexh
The intro screen to Thalion's leaving teramis...

The intro screen to Thalion's leaving teramis also simulates more colours using interlaced dithering
Forum: MarketPlace 19 March 2020, 21:39
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By alexh
[WANTED] CDTV CD1321 (SCART module)

I bought one of these from Vesalia years ago but can I find the damn thing? No. And they are now sold out.

Anyone have one, laying in a drawer? Doesn't need to be boxed or even tested (It's just a...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 March 2020, 15:51
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By alexh
Doh. No sooner do I post than I find it on Google...

Doh. No sooner do I post than I find it on Google

https://cloanto.com/amiga/roms/

CRC32 = A5A6ED15
Forum: support.Hardware 19 March 2020, 15:50
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By alexh
Extended kickstart 2.30 (modified for CDTV)

The Extended Kickstart v2.30 which was originally in the A570 but can be used in a CDTV but using the original version if you don't have a floppy drive connected you get a red tint to the CDTV...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 March 2020, 15:46
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By alexh
Floppy disk drives usually have jumpers on the...

Floppy disk drives usually have jumpers on the back. If they are both set to the same config then I don't think two work in the same computer at the same time?

Does "ds1 set" mean they are not the...
Forum: MarketPlace 19 March 2020, 15:11
Replies: 10
Views: 3,504
Posted By alexh
I've been looking for one for a long time but...

I've been looking for one for a long time but they only appear for crazy money these days (there are two on eBay now for 2x the price of a CDTV
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2020, 15:27
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By alexh
Very interesting find. I am sure you're not the...

Very interesting find. I am sure you're not the only one to have done this.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 March 2020, 14:45
Replies: 33
Views: 4,855
Posted By alexh
I believe the only way something like this...

I believe the only way something like this happens (in a short space of time) today is if the Amiga version gets crowd sourced up front, possibly as a stretch goal. OR there is an enthusiast on the...
Forum: Collections 15 March 2020, 22:20
Replies: 30
Views: 1,863
Posted By alexh
Read between the lines. It must have contained...

Read between the lines. It must have contained pictures the content of which is illegal
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 March 2020, 11:52
Replies: 70
Views: 4,592
Posted By alexh
The last big box purchase I made on or around...

The last big box purchase I made on or around release day was probably Worms Directors Cut in 1997 and before that Chaos Engine 2 about 1996.

I've bought many games since as recently as last week...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 March 2020, 11:34
Replies: 61
Views: 4,383
Posted By alexh
One issue of counting how many 060 users there...

One issue of counting how many 060 users there are I can see is you can't count how many original 060 accelerators were made.

After the end of AMIGAs in the late 1990s early 00s lots of high end...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 March 2020, 19:12
Replies: 29
Views: 1,016
Posted By alexh
I confirm the German 1.93 on my site is the one I...

I confirm the German 1.93 on my site is the one I made from LHA in 2002 (the directories have 2002 date but the files are all period dates) plus a change in 2009, Which is just the .info files...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 March 2020, 16:07
Replies: 29
Views: 1,016
Posted By alexh
I'm not sure, the date of the ADF files in that...

I'm not sure, the date of the ADF files in that Zip file is 2009. That thread is 2014. I created my ADF files from LHA in 2002 so I don't really know.
Forum: Hardware mods 10 March 2020, 14:15
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By alexh
What do you mean by "when testing"? Testing for...

What do you mean by "when testing"? Testing for what?

They are decoupling capacitors across the power & ground.
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 March 2020, 13:51
Replies: 29
Views: 1,016
Posted By alexh
I have German version 1.33, 1.73 and 1.93 plus...

I have German version 1.33, 1.73 and 1.93 plus English 1.91 and 1.96

http://thalion.exotica.org.uk/games/amberstar/amiga/original/amberstar_g_193.zip

I'd confirm the authenticity of this...
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 March 2020, 13:10
Replies: 29
Views: 1,016
Posted By alexh
There are (at least) two versions of the German...

There are (at least) two versions of the German Amberstar. 1.93 and 1.73 so there may have been some HDD issues on the earlier version?

I know that Amberstar will try and use the directory amber_*...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 March 2020, 20:27
Replies: 31
Views: 1,200
Posted By alexh
Super Off Road Racer : Paradox

Super Off Road Racer : Paradox
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 03 March 2020, 13:32
Replies: 9
Views: 5,458
Posted By alexh
Bumping an old thread. We have the field...

Bumping an old thread.

We have the field "Simultaneous players" in HOL but it is not useable to filter out networked games.

Can I push for this feature for HOL, I think it would be a great...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 February 2020, 14:10
Replies: 143
Views: 6,550
Posted By alexh
Dunno if this would be applicable but for testing...

Dunno if this would be applicable but for testing the low-poly models for PS-One Wipeout have been fully decoded and viewers created.

https://phoboslab.org/wipeout/
Forum: support.Hardware 22 February 2020, 09:39
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By alexh
Speedgeek is one of the most knowledgeable people...

Speedgeek is one of the most knowledgeable people in this area and he has just started as far as he knows there is no Motorola documentation about exactly what you're asking.

The 030 was many many...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 20 February 2020, 22:37
Replies: 70
Views: 4,047
Posted By alexh
I do hope it comes out. Looks like there's an...

I do hope it comes out. Looks like there's an interesting back story about what's been going on. Hope you can tell it in full sometime. I love the politics of old game licenses. I've been trying to...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 18 February 2020, 09:39
Replies: 70
Views: 4,047
Posted By alexh
The scene thanks you for all your hard work. I'd...

The scene thanks you for all your hard work. I'd implore you to make sure the final 100% version and the assets (source code and graphics) are backed up and sent to someone you trust so that it can...
Forum: support.Games 18 February 2020, 09:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By alexh
Not exactly an unaccelerated 68000 Amiga. The...

Not exactly an unaccelerated 68000 Amiga. The problem is usually seen in games that really push the limits of the machine where the addition of the code to check if the blitter is finished exceed the...
Forum: support.Games 11 February 2020, 14:24
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By alexh
Not strictly true. Lots and lots of WHDload...

Not strictly true. Lots and lots of WHDload slaves don't work well on 68000 based AMIGAs like unaccelerated A500/A600/A2000

Definitely recommend for an A4000 for most titles
Forum: Hardware mods 10 February 2020, 14:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By alexh
Where did the schematics from amigapcb.org come...

Where did the schematics from amigapcb.org come from? Are they the original CBM files or reverse engineered?

I don't suppose anyone has the A4000D-CR (RevD) layout? I guess for what I need the...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 13:41
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By alexh
Thanks for the feedback. I wonder if anyone...

Thanks for the feedback.

I wonder if anyone has the A4000CR PCB layout files? Or has one available and can measure me the distance between the pins?

I'll be able to do it myself in a few days...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 11:01
Replies: 24
Views: 8,061
Posted By alexh
The 060 chip isn't a BGA but has a very nasty...

The 060 chip isn't a BGA but has a very nasty surface mount socket. The PPC is a BGA. Whichever fix you had done kudos as both are very tricky replairs.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 10:57
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By alexh
A4000CR (Rev D) coin battery replacement

Hi,

I've got an A4000CR which has a CR2335 coin battery fitted from the factory.

Anyone with the same motherboard had any experience of replacing it? Maybe with a coin cell socket?

IIRC it...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 January 2020, 21:07
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By alexh
More and more people are repairing these...

More and more people are repairing these monitors. I've got a black CDTV 1084 that is quite rare that I'd like to get repaired. There is/was someone on Amibay who I believe was a semi-professional...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 January 2020, 20:53
Replies: 24
Views: 1,921
Posted By alexh
There is almost no need for an FPU in any Amiga....

There is almost no need for an FPU in any Amiga. So little software supported it (we're talking fractions of a percent). Plus there are lots of rumours and lies about software utilising an FPU when...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 January 2020, 17:00
Replies: 83
Views: 4,150
Posted By alexh
Two reasons that stand out in my mind are : ...

Two reasons that stand out in my mind are :

1) The CDTV was a "special projects"design and thus too expensive. Special projects developed low volume high earning special Amiga based designs for...
Forum: MarketPlace 23 January 2020, 17:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,881
Posted By alexh
Do you have real Kickstart ROMs?I believe you do....

Do you have real Kickstart ROMs?I believe you do. You seem to have too much free chip RAM for it to be Kickstart 1.4 which loads the KS from the HDD as it uses 512K ChipRAM for Kickstart (But I could...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2020, 01:04
Replies: 46
Views: 1,982
Posted By alexh
The music on the Amiga version of escape from the...

The music on the Amiga version of escape from the planet of the robot monsters is better than the arcade version. I know I own one.

http://thalion.atari.org/eprom.jpg
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 January 2020, 09:42
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By alexh
Lionheart comes with its own hard drive...

Lionheart comes with its own hard drive installer. Try that instead of WHDload? It works fine on my A4000@040. No need for WHDload
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 January 2020, 08:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By alexh
The only one of these three I ever played was...

The only one of these three I ever played was platoon. So I don’t feel nostalgia for the other two. DW did some amazing tracks but for me non of these the stand out. For me I vote platoon
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 11 January 2020, 14:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By alexh
Looks very good. Thanks for all the hard work in...

Looks very good. Thanks for all the hard work in the TOG series

Is this just a technical demo?

Will a remastered version ever be completed?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 December 2019, 00:47
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By alexh
Richard Swinfen

I see this guy Richard Swinfen is credited in lots of places including Wikipedia as the coder of Shadow of the Beast Amiga. Is there any evidence for this? I was sure it was Paul Howarth with help...
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