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Forum: News 04 October 2018, 21:36
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Posted By Tempest 2084
I do have a 4GB SCSI hard drive in the system,...

I do have a 4GB SCSI hard drive in the system, but I'm using all of it as one large partition (with the memory overhead that requires). I use WHDLoad for games and the occasional disk based game. ...
Forum: News 04 October 2018, 20:38
Replies: 587
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Posted By Tempest 2084
For someone who is just a game player and not a...

For someone who is just a game player and not a power user, is there any reason to upgrade to 3.1.4? I'm currently using ClassicWB on my 3000.
Forum: project.ClassicWB 23 July 2016, 01:29
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
I figured it out. Somehow I had bumped the color...

I figured it out. Somehow I had bumped the color slider bar to 4 colors. I bumped it back up to 16 and everything is good.
Forum: project.ClassicWB 22 July 2016, 04:44
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
Ok a new strange problem has cropped up. I...

Ok a new strange problem has cropped up. I installed my Indivision ECS into the 3000 tonight and now all my icons have lost almost their color. They look like their 4 color at best. They appear...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2016, 02:28
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tempest 2084
The flicker is only in PAL modes though. Would...

The flicker is only in PAL modes though. Would this break NTSC modes if I adjusted it?
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2016, 20:26
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tempest 2084
I might try that then. Will the output from...

I might try that then.

Will the output from the A3000's Amber chip work at the same time as the Indivision?
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2016, 20:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tempest 2084
You're probably right. I was going to use a VGA...

You're probably right. I was going to use a VGA switch box to switch between the two on the fly.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2016, 17:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tempest 2084
Thanks for the explanation, I think I understand...

Thanks for the explanation, I think I understand now.

I suppose I can put the Indivision board in my system and try it out. If I run into a game where the scrolling bothers me I can switch over...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2016, 17:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tempest 2084
That's what I was afraid of. I suppose I can try...

That's what I was afraid of. I suppose I can try another monitor and see if that helps. Otherwise I'll just stick with the 3000's doubler.

So the Indivision adjusts the refresh rate to something...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2016, 16:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tempest 2084
The reason I ask is that I have my Amiga 3000...

The reason I ask is that I have my Amiga 3000 hooked up to my CRT through ts native monitor port (with the Amber doubler) and when I choose any of the PAL resolutions I get some flicker that starts...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2016, 22:18
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tempest 2084
Indivision ECS Scrolling?

Does anyone know if the Indivision ECS has the same scrolling issues as the AGA Mk2 version?
Forum: project.ClassicWB 17 July 2016, 21:54
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
I deleted everything and tried installing again. ...

I deleted everything and tried installing again. This time everything worked just fine. Something must have happened the first time I guess.
Forum: project.ClassicWB 17 July 2016, 07:38
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
How do I turn the new icons on? Is it in one of...

How do I turn the new icons on? Is it in one of the option menus?
Forum: project.ClassicWB 16 July 2016, 15:32
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
I'm using a crt. How do I install the icons?...

I'm using a crt.

How do I install the icons? Are they already included in the ClassicWB package or do I have to download them separately? Which set looks better on an ECS machine?
Forum: project.ClassicWB 16 July 2016, 05:18
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
i installed ClassicWB ADVSP on my 3000 and it...

i installed ClassicWB ADVSP on my 3000 and it appears to have worked (there were one or two errors), but all of the icons are little squares! How do I fix this (can I fix this?)?
Forum: project.ClassicWB 15 July 2016, 05:00
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
It's sort of a quick flashing. It's usable but...

It's sort of a quick flashing. It's usable but really gives you a headache after a bit.

Yes but this didn't happen before with my Indivsion ECS. What I'm wondering is if the Indivision handles...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 15 July 2016, 04:49
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
I just noticed that when I select PAL Hi-Res the...

I just noticed that when I select PAL Hi-Res the screen on my Amiga 3000 flickers. Is this normal for an NTSC A3000? This didn't happen on my NTSC A2000, but I was using an Indivision ECS with...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2016, 03:34
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Tempest 2084
And I completely forgot to put the SCSI...

And I completely forgot to put the SCSI terminator back on. Everything works. I feel really stupid now.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 July 2016, 03:26
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Tempest 2084
A3000 Hard Drive Problem (RAM Related?)

I have an A3000 with a 4GB hard drive that originally came with 8MB of RAM. Everything was working fine so I decided to upgrade the RAM to 16MB. This process went alright (I see 16MB when I boot...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2016, 07:13
Replies: 44
Views: 6,535
Posted By Tempest 2084
Ultima VI? I thought the PC version was supposed...

Ultima VI? I thought the PC version was supposed to be much better.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2016, 19:31
Replies: 44
Views: 6,535
Posted By Tempest 2084
Will WHDLoad handle running PAL games on an NTSC...

Will WHDLoad handle running PAL games on an NTSC system or do I have to adjust things manually?
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2016, 01:28
Replies: 44
Views: 6,535
Posted By Tempest 2084
Yeah I can't imagine trying SF with a one button...

Yeah I can't imagine trying SF with a one button joystick. How would that even work?

Being on an A3000 I'm also limited to ECS graphics. But ECS pairs up nicely to EGA, although VGA blows it...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2016, 02:12
Replies: 44
Views: 6,535
Posted By Tempest 2084
The reason I ask is that I have both an Amiga and...

The reason I ask is that I have both an Amiga and a nice DOS PC that I split time between and I want to pick the best system to play each game.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 June 2016, 18:02
Replies: 44
Views: 6,535
Posted By Tempest 2084
Games Where the Amiga Version was the Best?

Maybe this has been asked before, but which Amiga games were considered to be the definitive (or 'best') version of the game? The Amiga started in the C64/Apple II era but lasted well into the IBM...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2016, 19:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Tempest 2084
I think I'll try that next time. I've already...

I think I'll try that next time. I've already got the 4GB partition and I transferred the system.zip file over for ClassicWB (which took 3 hours by serial). If I start having issues I'll start from...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2016, 16:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Tempest 2084
Ah. That's what I was afraid of. Well I'll try...

Ah. That's what I was afraid of. Well I'll try FFS for now and if that causes issues then I'll make a little OS partition and a large game partition and change the file system on it.
Forum: project.ClassicWB 26 June 2016, 22:19
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
So I install OS 3.9, Boing Bag 1 & 2 THEN I...

So I install OS 3.9, Boing Bag 1 & 2 THEN I install ClassicWB 3.9? Do I still have to make the System.zip file for OS 3.9? Is it the same as the one for 3.1?



Ok I'll move Copper out of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 June 2016, 21:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Tempest 2084
So maybe a small 250MB system partition, a 250MB...

So maybe a small 250MB system partition, a 250MB backup partition, and 3.5GB games partition then?

Does OS 3.9 or ClassicWB come with the updated file systems or do I have to install those...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 June 2016, 16:38
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Tempest 2084
let me give some more details. I have an A3000,...

let me give some more details. I have an A3000, and I plan on putting either OS 3.9 or ClassicWB on it depending on which I like better. I'm using my Amiga mostly for WHDLoad so I wanted all my...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 June 2016, 07:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Tempest 2084
So a larger single partition would use less ram?

So a larger single partition would use less ram?
Forum: support.Hardware 26 June 2016, 06:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By Tempest 2084
Large Hard Drive Partition Question

I have a 4GB hard drive that's currently partitioned into two 2GB partitions. Is there any reason I can't just make one large 4GB partition? I think I heard somewhere that it eats up RAM, but how...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 26 June 2016, 01:10
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
And the other half is finding one that works. ...

And the other half is finding one that works. I'm really not into 'rolling my own' so to speak.
Forum: project.ClassicWB 24 June 2016, 19:41
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
Yes I have WB 3.1 roms, I updated my post to...

Yes I have WB 3.1 roms, I updated my post to reflect that.

What do you mean by disabling Copper? Which versions would I have to disable it for? I think all of them say they're targeted at AGA...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 24 June 2016, 19:23
Replies: 23
Views: 5,754
Posted By Tempest 2084
Which ClassicWB on an A3000?

Which version of ClassicWB should I be running on an A3000? It appears that the 3000 can run any of the non-PPC versions, but which one would work best? It's hard to tell if the graphics will look...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 June 2016, 23:18
Replies: 84
Views: 5,702
Posted By Tempest 2084
Which ClassicWB version works best on the 3000? ...

Which ClassicWB version works best on the 3000? Or can I use any of the non-PPC versions with reduced colors? Do any actually require AGA?
Forum: Amiga scene 21 June 2016, 19:02
Replies: 84
Views: 5,702
Posted By Tempest 2084
Oh good. Well in 6-8 years when the system isn't...

Oh good. Well in 6-8 years when the system isn't keeping time anymore there will probably be a better solution available. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 21 June 2016, 18:26
Replies: 84
Views: 5,702
Posted By Tempest 2084
I thought the NiMH wouldn't leak though. At...

I thought the NiMH wouldn't leak though. At least not like the NiCd.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 June 2016, 17:48
Replies: 84
Views: 5,702
Posted By Tempest 2084
They exist on Apple systems (at least on the IIGS...

They exist on Apple systems (at least on the IIGS and some Macs). Why they don't on the Amiga is anyone's guess.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 June 2016, 16:17
Replies: 84
Views: 5,702
Posted By Tempest 2084
The NiCd should be good, it was new when I got it...

The NiCd should be good, it was new when I got it a few months ago (or so the seller said), but I might as well go with the NiMH.

So the general consensus is that those coin batteries don't...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 June 2016, 15:31
Replies: 84
Views: 5,702
Posted By Tempest 2084
Is the third leg for support or something? ...

Is the third leg for support or something?

I have a spare two legged 3.5V NiCd battery from when I was fixing up a clock card for a PC. Could I use that or should I stay away from NiCd due to...
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