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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 15:36
Replies: 26
Views: 600
Posted By lordofchaos
https://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/original/7/73...

https://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/original/7/73970/2571363-011.png

Wow. Yeah, this has a lot going on, rich in colour, parallax scrolling per line water, animated fishes jumping out, animated...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 14:47
Replies: 26
Views: 600
Posted By lordofchaos
Ugh! Water isn't that impressive to look at but...

Ugh! Water isn't that impressive to look at but features as a game-play mechanic (like the killing game show), quite nice.

http://hol.abime.net/pic_preview/screenshot/1701-1800/1791_screen19.jpg
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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 02:33
Replies: 26
Views: 600
Posted By lordofchaos
@DamienD Sorry, which was the game you refereed...

@DamienD Sorry, which was the game you refereed to by mcgeezer? Nice example with Sinbad, looks pretty nice.

@ransom1122 Yeah, killing game show has nice touches, great reflection effect too.
...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2020, 01:36
Replies: 26
Views: 600
Posted By lordofchaos
Best Implementation Of Water (Amiga Games)

Anybody have any decent examples of water in Amiga games? Not talking about just a static block, something bit more interesting. Doesn't get much attention as a subject..

I really like the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 January 2020, 17:27
Replies: 152
Views: 4,439
Posted By lordofchaos
Amiga is simply not a choice, it's a way of life...

Amiga is simply not a choice, it's a way of life man! Hehe. I do enjoy reading these chats, reminds me of school, in a good way of course. :laughing

Seems strange to pit a home computer against a...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2020, 21:00
Replies: 152
Views: 4,439
Posted By lordofchaos
Can't image super stardust running on megadrive....

Can't image super stardust running on megadrive. So don't think MD has the monopoly over all genres. Not even mentioning creative software.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2020, 20:56
Replies: 152
Views: 4,439
Posted By lordofchaos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G4EMgQgUz0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G4EMgQgUz0


Mmm, not sure. But A1200 anyday for me. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2020, 19:28
Replies: 61
Views: 2,485
Posted By lordofchaos
How good was it? It was bloody marvellous. :D

How good was it? It was bloody marvellous. :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 January 2020, 14:03
Replies: 75
Views: 2,393
Posted By lordofchaos
I`m not sure I buy into this "it's been...

I`m not sure I buy into this "it's been westernised" thing, probably a much simpler/boring explanation.. I imagine various people got hold of the graphics, and things like design briefs along with...
Forum: project.Mods Jukebox 06 January 2020, 14:50
Replies: 116
Views: 92,937
Posted By lordofchaos
@no9. That's a really nice track, very slick and...

@no9. That's a really nice track, very slick and catchy. :great

Kind of wish I made more effort to use ProTracker back in the day, got sucked into Octamed, I think both have their own unique...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 January 2020, 21:58
Replies: 75
Views: 2,393
Posted By lordofchaos
Apart from the addition of very capable hardware...

Apart from the addition of very capable hardware features, along with the sound, and not forgetting the larger colour palette.
Forum: project.Mods Jukebox 05 January 2020, 15:43
Replies: 116
Views: 92,937
Posted By lordofchaos
Anybody made the switch to Renoise? It's like a...

Anybody made the switch to Renoise? It's like a spiritual successor to Octamed and Pro Tracker combined, but on steroids.

Had another little session on it, this time paying homage to the Young...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 January 2020, 15:30
Replies: 75
Views: 2,393
Posted By lordofchaos
Yeah it's a nice port. Am I the only one to think...

Yeah it's a nice port. Am I the only one to think Amiga version has the best colour palette out of all the conversions, except arcade original.. The only thing that bugs me about it is the...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2020, 20:34
Replies: 54
Views: 2,938
Posted By lordofchaos
Yeah. I remember playing a cracked Superfrog,...

Yeah. I remember playing a cracked Superfrog, tons of corrupted graphics, so I bought it. Probably a fault with the disks but still. Ended up buying all the games I enjoyed playing, bit difficult...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2020, 17:38
Replies: 54
Views: 2,938
Posted By lordofchaos
A very interesting thread, so I suppose the...

A very interesting thread, so I suppose the bottom line is, if a human mind can construct it, a human mind can deconstruct it. Given the time and willpower.

Perhaps the best way of looking at is,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 December 2019, 19:28
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By lordofchaos
Moonstone has a pretty decent story/plot, some...

Moonstone has a pretty decent story/plot, some basic lore in-between loading screens, intro+outro stuff also nice. Think there's some extra cut scenes and cool stills throughout. Quite forward...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 November 2019, 15:28
Replies: 204
Views: 31,494
Posted By lordofchaos
Interesting. Having the opposite effect for me. ...

Interesting. Having the opposite effect for me.

With Beta 5, I can now use up to 24 slices with no tearing or slowdown, and yet with last official release 4.2.1 was only using about 6/7 slices...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 November 2019, 13:45
Replies: 24
Views: 1,705
Posted By lordofchaos
Modern games are definitely easier to finish than...

Modern games are definitely easier to finish than the old ones, design and the need for player satisfaction taken a lot more seriously, plus it's a more mature industry with many lessons being...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 November 2019, 20:46
Replies: 35
Views: 2,298
Posted By lordofchaos
Well sort of, there's still the artwork, music...

Well sort of, there's still the artwork, music and direction. But yeah, from a technical perspective with super fast CPUs far less impressive.
Forum: News 30 August 2019, 15:48
Replies: 158
Views: 12,055
Posted By lordofchaos
Well given the game is still very much in active...

Well given the game is still very much in active development and things can change.. Palette looks very decent to my eyes, each to their own.

I still can't believe after all these years I`m...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 28 August 2019, 12:15
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By lordofchaos
Are you talking about stretching the image to fit...

Are you talking about stretching the image to fit a widescreen ratio? If so, this can be done with the emulator, along with your TV.. Or do you mean to include code in WHDLoad to tell WinUAE to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 August 2019, 11:15
Replies: 32
Views: 1,753
Posted By lordofchaos
Yes it's a terrible port, but worse than that,...

Yes it's a terrible port, but worse than that, it's a opportunity missed, especially considering the capabilities of the Amiga. One can only dream what would happen if this game was given to Factor...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2019, 10:35
Replies: 89
Views: 8,213
Posted By lordofchaos
The dynamic soundscape in Chaos Engine. Bloody...

The dynamic soundscape in Chaos Engine. Bloody marvellous!
Oh and the animated/playable stuff with dot-matrix display in Slam Tilt.
Forum: project.Mods Jukebox 20 July 2019, 20:08
Replies: 116
Views: 92,937
Posted By lordofchaos
Thanks. Had been playing the game in WinUAE , and...

Thanks. Had been playing the game in WinUAE , and that track got stuck in my head so did a quick version on Renoise.

Cool. That's how I learnt, watching other peoples modules and taking note,...
Forum: MarketPlace 19 July 2019, 17:37
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By lordofchaos
Ok Borgy. Cheers.

Ok Borgy. Cheers.
Forum: MarketPlace 19 July 2019, 16:23
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By lordofchaos
For Sale - Blizzard 1230 IV (32 MB, 50 MHz) ITEM SOLD

SOLD

Selling my old accelerator card, it's in pretty decent shape considering it's age. Was tested and working as of January 2019, unfortunately I can't re-test before selling as I no longer have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 July 2019, 18:22
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By lordofchaos
Nice one playing through the Atari ST version,...

Nice one playing through the Atari ST version, love those chips tunes, always had a soft spot for Turrican II on ST, last game I played before upgrading to the Amiga.

Which emulator did you use?...
Forum: project.Mods Jukebox 23 June 2019, 14:06
Replies: 116
Views: 92,937
Posted By lordofchaos
Simon The Sorcerer Cover Song. ...

Simon The Sorcerer Cover Song.

https://youtu.be/emC6EIsUG8w

@mik3d3nch. You should use WinUAE and download pro-tracker or Octamed. Emulation is now so accurate and responsive that you forget...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 June 2019, 13:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By lordofchaos
That's more than I can remember. One thing we can...

That's more than I can remember. One thing we can take from this I suppose, no shortage of musical talent passing through the Amiga era. Even the successful games with questionable gameplay choices...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 June 2019, 13:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By lordofchaos
Nice job compiling this list, very interesting. ...

Nice job compiling this list, very interesting.

I know what you mean about the "playground wars", the size of the game screen argument was often used with my console owning friends back in the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 June 2019, 18:34
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By lordofchaos
@Predseda Cool. I missed out on that experience....

@Predseda Cool. I missed out on that experience. Remember linking Falcon with Atari St > Amiga.. Makes me laugh that consoles make such a big deal out of it, cross-play been a thing for ages it seems...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 June 2019, 17:50
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By lordofchaos
It's slightly better running in ntsc. Not sure...

It's slightly better running in ntsc. Not sure how some simple local network code would slow things down much, small packets of info.. Optimised games like lotus 2 didn't seem to slow down much.....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 June 2019, 19:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By lordofchaos
I admire your conviction and you clearly enjoyed...

I admire your conviction and you clearly enjoyed the game, I`m not usually super fussed about frame rates, but find it far too slow and unresponsive for my threshold..

Pang. What an amazing game,...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 02 June 2019, 18:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,829
Posted By lordofchaos
I recon we've been spoiled rotten with the amount...

I recon we've been spoiled rotten with the amount of games and demos that are now accessible through WHDLoad along with it's authors. :)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 June 2019, 18:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By lordofchaos
Amiga Games: Great Music, Shame About The Game!

Some games are just bad, unplayable, broken or flawed, however sometimes the music or sound design is just so great it makes playing it worthwhile.

One game that comes to mind is Sly Spy: Secret...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 June 2019, 14:05
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By lordofchaos
Duel Test Drive II would have been cool with a...

Duel Test Drive II would have been cool with a link option, and Hired Guns :) Wow, there's a thought. System link of Hired Guns?, damn! One can dream.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 June 2019, 14:01
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By lordofchaos
The sound fx are quite sparse because of the...

The sound fx are quite sparse because of the single channel and memory constraints.. I don't remember all the weapons having sfx, the laser does, as does the rocket launcher, but nothing for the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 May 2019, 01:55
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By lordofchaos
With lagless vsync enabled the issue is present,...

With lagless vsync enabled the issue is present, also changing the slices from 1 and upwards doesn't make any difference. Even with no sync or standard vsync the shifted/offset pixels remain. Seems...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 May 2019, 11:05
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By lordofchaos
Tried your suggestions and removed "vsync" and...

Tried your suggestions and removed "vsync" and "scaling" from the config but kept full screen mode. Issue no longer occurs with this config.
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 May 2019, 15:30
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By lordofchaos
Screen tear/glitch following mouse pointer.

Just noticed this strange glitch when using latest WinUAE (4.2.1)

Standard A500 config, nothing exotic. Noticed this playing Desert Strike and The Settlers. Both floppy and WHDLoad.

When moving...
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