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Forum: support.Games 02 June 2020, 18:00
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Angus
Slightly funny story: So, as I said, by...

Slightly funny story:

So, as I said, by shuffling my 2 originals of Liberation around, I was able to install the game, using the original hd installer included with the game.

Having done that,...
Forum: support.Games 01 June 2020, 12:18
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Angus
And if anyone's interested, here is Tony...

And if anyone's interested, here is Tony Crowther's review of Dungeon Master which I did on the phone for the AGDB. He talks about the influence DM had on his games, Captive and Liberation, and his...
Forum: support.Games 01 June 2020, 12:11
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Angus
Guys, I appreciate all this info. Jean-Francois,...

Guys, I appreciate all this info. Jean-Francois, thanks, I will investigate. :-)
Forum: support.Games 31 May 2020, 22:57
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Angus
Ah, that's interesting info guys. Thanks. I'm...

Ah, that's interesting info guys. Thanks. I'm more into my Amiga hardware, and if I was running Win UAE for something (which I use too) I'd be less obsessive about using original software/WHDLoad...
Forum: support.Games 31 May 2020, 22:26
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Angus
Thanks Jean-Francoise, To be honest I have...

Thanks Jean-Francoise,

To be honest I have never understood how IPF images work. I thought you needed some special hardware to create/access them. :-/
Forum: support.Games 31 May 2020, 21:37
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Angus
Ah, okay, thanks. I need to get my eyes checked...

Ah, okay, thanks. I need to get my eyes checked because I've just moticed, what I thought were file sizes in DOpus were actually file comments. 8-/

So, sounds like I've just been unlucky with the...
Forum: support.Games 31 May 2020, 20:10
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By Angus
Liberation Captive II sneaky copy protection?

This is probably just down to faulty disks, but does anyone recall if there was something weird about the Liberation Captive II floppies? I've tried installing the game with JFF's beta patch, using 2...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 26 May 2020, 12:51
Replies: 26
Views: 2,120
Posted By Angus
Or if they thought that 99.9% of CD32 users will...

Or if they thought that 99.9% of CD32 users will have no accelerator and just 2 megs of chip ram so in actual gameplay a mid range quality would give a better experience?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 25 May 2020, 21:53
Replies: 26
Views: 2,120
Posted By Angus
In case it's helpful, here is an extract from the...

In case it's helpful, here is an extract from the manual:




SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Liberation will run from any Amiga requiring Workbench 1.3 or above with a minimum of 1.5 megabytes of memory....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 May 2020, 20:32
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Angus
I wonder what they'd have made of Exodus: The...

I wonder what they'd have made of Exodus: The Last War. :)




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKYe62e7Row
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 May 2020, 12:57
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Angus
Command & Conquer source coming - Amiga implications?

Funnily enough, I just finished the last level of the excellent Dune 2 on my 1200 last night. It is an awesome game, but I was musing, it would be nice to have a few extra touches like sending a...
Forum: MarketPlace 17 May 2020, 02:50
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Angus
Wow, definitely. Thanks for the offer. :) ...

Wow, definitely. Thanks for the offer. :)





PM sent.
Forum: support.Other 15 May 2020, 11:50
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Angus
Thank you, sir. I appreciate the response....

Thank you, sir. I appreciate the response. Anybody else have any info?
Forum: support.Other 13 May 2020, 21:15
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Angus
Replacement Hard Drive - Shingled?!! SMR vs PMR vs NAS

Hi guys,
I'm after some advice. My pc's hard drive is around seven years old, so I thought, I'd buy a replacement, clone my current drive on to it, and put it on the shelf to await the inevitable....
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 13 May 2020, 17:32
Replies: 51
Views: 7,866
Posted By Angus
Guys, A suggestion. TFX was released for the...

Guys,

A suggestion. TFX was released for the Amiga over 20 years ago, and Charlie Wallace worked on it further for some time, releasing some new .exes. If a WHDLoad slave is made, it would make...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 May 2020, 13:20
Replies: 136
Views: 21,606
Posted By Angus
I'd just like to thank davideo for taking the...

I'd just like to thank davideo for taking the time and trouble to sort this out for me. Much appreciated, Sire. :-)
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2020, 21:03
Replies: 136
Views: 21,606
Posted By Angus
@Davideo Don't get me wrong, I am very...

@Davideo


Don't get me wrong, I am very grateful for your efforts. I just tried again, and once more recieved this:


Registration denied, this forum runs an active policy of not allowing ...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2020, 12:45
Replies: 136
Views: 21,606
Posted By Angus
Same here. Apparently I'm a "spammer". I don't...

Same here. Apparently I'm a "spammer". I don't think I ever registered with AmiBay, and didn't spam if I did. What is occuring? :-/
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 May 2020, 16:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By Angus
I haven't yet. It sounds an excellent workaround...

I haven't yet. It sounds an excellent workaround for that game, but I'm more focussed on why my WinUAE was running as slow as it does. Does anyone have some general advice about the memory...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 May 2020, 16:10
Replies: 4,310
Views: 778,759
Posted By Angus
Clearly you've not worked with me before. :)

Clearly you've not worked with me before. :)
Forum: support.Games 06 May 2020, 16:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By Angus
I just got my 600 back from Amiga Passion (in...

I just got my 600 back from Amiga Passion (in great shape). The Red Zone cover disk loaded up no problem.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2020, 23:22
Replies: 4,310
Views: 778,759
Posted By Angus
Did you realise you don't need to sacrifice them?...

Did you realise you don't need to sacrifice them? I only just noticed you can use a trike, or anything else, to shoot up a spice blow to make it blossom.
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 May 2020, 17:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By Angus
Hi guys, thanks for the responses. I seem to have...

Hi guys, thanks for the responses. I seem to have completely missed them and thought the subject was closed, so apologies for that. I tried just using .adf files but met with snarled up graphics for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 April 2020, 13:21
Replies: 4,310
Views: 778,759
Posted By Angus
Excellent point, well made. :-)

Excellent point, well made. :-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2020, 19:27
Replies: 4,310
Views: 778,759
Posted By Angus
Agreed, although on this replaying of Dune, on...

Agreed, although on this replaying of Dune, on one of the early missions I found the ornithopters quite efficient at delivering the Harvesters and plucking my wounded heroes from battle. At the same...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 April 2020, 13:18
Replies: 4,310
Views: 778,759
Posted By Angus
I'm in and out of Elite Dangerous, which is a...

I'm in and out of Elite Dangerous, which is a long term thing for me, but this last couple of weeks I've been playing through the Atriedes campaign of Dune 2 on my 1200. I think I must have taken an...
Forum: MarketPlace 29 April 2020, 13:10
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Angus
Oh, now you're just teasing me! :-) If it...

Oh, now you're just teasing me! :-) If it functions as a manual I would happily pay you for it. I love my battered Amiga game boxes just as much as the ones time has been kinder to.
Forum: MarketPlace 29 April 2020, 12:57
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Angus
Cheers, Kin. I will give that a go.

Cheers, Kin. I will give that a go.
Forum: MarketPlace 28 April 2020, 17:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Angus
Yes, I tried a search on Amibay, but I had to...

Yes, I tried a search on Amibay, but I had to register first. I did that but I think I must have misread the wonky text bot-check, because my registration failed. I emailed the help link, but have...
Forum: MarketPlace 28 April 2020, 17:10
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Angus
Thanks Twiggy, I saw this on Youtube and it...

Thanks Twiggy, I saw this on Youtube and it remains an option. In fact, if I'm able to find an original, I'll probably look into this too.
Forum: MarketPlace 28 April 2020, 11:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Angus
Thanks, but yeah. It's not entirely rational, but...

Thanks, but yeah. It's not entirely rational, but I want to buy a boxed copy and start from there, at least initially. :-)
Forum: MarketPlace 28 April 2020, 00:08
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Angus
wanting to buy Blitz Basic 2

I gave my copy of Blitz Basic 2 away a few years ago, and now I have a hankering to try and get into it. I know there are various downloads available, but I'm after a boxed copy to buy, if anybody...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 26 April 2020, 13:21
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By Angus
Images uploaded. :-)

Images uploaded. :-)
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 26 April 2020, 01:12
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By Angus
Thanks, Jean-Francois. I will try that tomorrow.

Thanks, Jean-Francois. I will try that tomorrow.
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 26 April 2020, 00:37
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By Angus
Guys, I'm embarrassed. :-) What do I do to image...

Guys, I'm embarrassed. :-) What do I do to image the disks? Is it mfmwarp or something, it's been probably over 10 years.
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 25 April 2020, 22:39
Replies: 51
Views: 7,866
Posted By Angus
The usual stuff. ;) I know you guys can't...

The usual stuff. ;)


I know you guys can't do the impossible, but you've pulled off quite a few miracles in the past.
As you know I have no technical expertise, but based on what I've seen, I...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 25 April 2020, 21:48
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By Angus
Tower FRA - Thalion

Reckoned to be possibly the best Kennedy Approach style game on the Amiga, Amiga User International called it "the best example of the genre".


Tower FRA has no WHDLoad slave, which seems a...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 25 April 2020, 21:39
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By Angus
Blitz Defender

This the Blitz author, Mark Sibly's version of Defender. It's debatable, but for me it was the best looking version of the coin-op on the Amiga and it plays beautifully. :-)


I messed about with...
Forum: support.Games 25 April 2020, 14:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By Angus
I tried the adz in WinUAE on my default 1200 030...

I tried the adz in WinUAE on my default 1200 030 profile and it ran fine. I gather WinUAE is much more tolerant of "stuff" than actual Amigas. I hope to get my A600 back from repair soon, I'll see if...
Forum: support.Games 23 April 2020, 21:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By Angus
Thank you, again. :)

Thank you, again. :)
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