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Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified Today, 02:36
Replies: 37
Views: 4,298
Posted By SquawkBox
I concur.

I concur.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 01:30
Replies: 271
Views: 31,760
Posted By SquawkBox
Not only that, but it appears the pace of the ST...

Not only that, but it appears the pace of the ST version is more frantic. I don't think the lack of background makes the ST version prettier anyway, it's easier to focus on the action that way....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Yesterday, 22:47
Replies: 55
Views: 3,045
Posted By SquawkBox
Let's put it that way, provided you're willing to...

Let's put it that way, provided you're willing to give that dusty CRT monitor you have stored a second chance, decreasing the bit count intermittently when you don't need True Color (typically when...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 April 2021, 16:06
Replies: 55
Views: 3,045
Posted By SquawkBox
@Turran On a CRT monitor, if you decrease the...

@Turran
On a CRT monitor, if you decrease the bit count e.q. from 32 (True Color) to 16-bit (High Color), you may notice it contributes to reducing the eyestrain after a short while. Just a small...
Forum: support.Games 14 April 2021, 21:44
Replies: 38
Views: 4,028
Posted By SquawkBox
An even bigger Gloom collector than nittamituaki,...

An even bigger Gloom collector than nittamituaki, who would have thought :agree !
Forum: support.Games 13 April 2021, 17:26
Replies: 38
Views: 4,028
Posted By SquawkBox
It's an issue I was facing prior to using any of...

It's an issue I was facing prior to using any of the packages you uploaded. Such was the case when I first attempted to play Gloom with the ZGloom source port and Earok's package, which happens to be...
Forum: support.Games 13 April 2021, 15:10
Replies: 38
Views: 4,028
Posted By SquawkBox
Thank you for uploading both Gloom 4 and Gloom...

Thank you for uploading both Gloom 4 and Gloom Deluxe packages. I am facing a small issue with controls though, it affects each and every package (so that must be down to the way the controls are...
Forum: support.Games 10 April 2021, 03:08
Replies: 38
Views: 4,028
Posted By SquawkBox
I looked into nittamituaki's Gloom mod section on...

I looked into nittamituaki's Gloom mod section on his web site (link here (https://shorturl.at/bnuQW)) and noticed Zombie Massacre DATA link was broken (ZGloom engine requires Earok Gloom source code...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 April 2021, 16:25
Replies: 32
Views: 2,779
Posted By SquawkBox
Much obliged that my humble Gotek project is...

Much obliged that my humble Gotek project is appreciated. I took the demos offered by the retrocloud store seller and included them into an "ALT" pack along with second fiddle games (so to speak) and...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 08 April 2021, 20:04
Replies: 566
Views: 104,738
Posted By SquawkBox
What about adding Time Bandit (1988, Microdeal) ?...

What about adding Time Bandit (1988, Microdeal) ?
- Heard about it as of late while browsing Lemon forums (title sounds familiar though), thing is, I am a sucker for overlooked / overrrated etc....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 April 2021, 19:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By SquawkBox
Here's a review of the remake from a huge fan of...

Here's a review of the remake from a huge fan of the original game (the SNES version more precisely) from 2010 :
https://gamecola.net/2010/06/robocod-james-pond-ii-ps1/
Through reading his mixed...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 March 2021, 14:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By SquawkBox
On PSX it was released in 2004, they couldn't...

On PSX it was released in 2004, they couldn't stop there though! Robocod was released on the PS2 subsequently :sleep :...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 March 2021, 12:56
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By SquawkBox
Any reason why Codename Robocod is considered subpar on the PSX ?

I would argue that James Pond II ~ Codename Robocod (1993) is a decent port of the 16-bit versions on the PSX (aka the PS1). Having said that, I've seen many bad reviews about it. Any opinion on the...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 29 March 2021, 02:25
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By SquawkBox
Backgammon Royal

Hi guys,


It would be nice is someone took care of WHDf'ying Backgammon Royal (1996, Wolf Software & Design). Not the Oxford Softworks version preferably (less pretty). I don't think an IPF...
Forum: support.Games 28 March 2021, 01:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
Buyers of the original game could return the...

Buyers of the original game could return the floppies for free, then Virgin Games would overwrite the game with the bugfixed version and return them back to the sender. But at that point, the scene...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2021, 23:28
Replies: 32
Views: 2,779
Posted By SquawkBox
The perfect Lure Of the Temptress set of ADF's...

The perfect Lure Of the Temptress set of ADF's has yet to be released IMHO. Check this thread :
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1473353

Why am I saying this ?
Simply put, the Flashtro /...
Forum: support.Games 26 March 2021, 22:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
T.K.K. / Nemesis version Language used : German...

T.K.K. / Nemesis version
Language used : German
Fixed VS not fixed version : Not fixed
Official date of release : 06/21/1992
Presence of an intro : True
Disk operations : Doesn't allow 880k...
Forum: support.Games 26 March 2021, 21:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
Did some more testing, anyone can reproduce very...

Did some more testing, anyone can reproduce very easily in WinUAE, have made screenshots to backup my observations. Date of release is provided by the Information menu. Let's consider the following...
Forum: support.Games 26 March 2021, 15:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
Now I get it :spin StingRay suggested that a...

Now I get it :spin
StingRay suggested that a standard Data Disk could be used, provided the cracker did the job properly, right ?
Have a look at the different versions of the game that TOSEC...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 25 March 2021, 19:57
Replies: 566
Views: 104,738
Posted By SquawkBox
Don't hesitate to create a thread in OTT if the...

Don't hesitate to create a thread in OTT if the situation worsens. Best of luck!
Forum: support.Games 25 March 2021, 18:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
Once Flashtro was done with the crack (in that...

Once Flashtro was done with the crack (in that case, it was musashi9 who made it), they passed it over to Mr. Spiv for the gfx. Sounds more like it :nervous ? Btw, according to janeway.exotica...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 March 2021, 17:38
Replies: 32
Views: 2,779
Posted By SquawkBox
(from PM) Firstly, if there hadn't been an Akira...

(from PM) Firstly, if there hadn't been an Akira Gotek pack, probably there wouldn't have been a SquawkBox Gotek pack, so kudos to him too.
Secondly, it's all right for people to ask questions or...
Forum: support.Games 25 March 2021, 06:57
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
Let me explain :) : Flashtro offer cracktro's...

Let me explain :) :
Flashtro offer cracktro's to groups such as Scoopex when the latter need one for one of their releases
As far as I know, they don't crack games, what they do is simply feature...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 March 2021, 03:36
Replies: 32
Views: 2,779
Posted By SquawkBox
Not if you use Jeff's HxC Floppy Emulator...

Not if you use Jeff's HxC Floppy Emulator manager, at least the version he fixed a few months ago (http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1437056&postcount=1268). One can populate, "pre-assign" so to...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 25 March 2021, 02:04
Replies: 566
Views: 104,738
Posted By SquawkBox
Denaris is the reworked version of Katatis, after...

Denaris is the reworked version of Katatis, after Activision threatened to sue Rainbow Arts on the ground of blatant similarities with R-Type.
What about adding another version of MegaBall ? I was...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 23 March 2021, 23:33
Replies: 44
Views: 5,284
Posted By SquawkBox
Should any of you be interested in playing...

Should any of you be interested in playing OCS/ECS MegaBall from a single ADF, v2.0 loads fine in WinUAE and plays beautifully, while v2.1 returns a guru error. Both games can be downloaded from the...
Forum: support.Games 23 March 2021, 19:25
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
I use the ADF's from DamienD collection, which...

I use the ADF's from DamienD collection, which happens to be the bugfixed version Scoopex released in 2015. You won't try to prove me wrong if I am taking for granted the cracker did the job properly...
Forum: support.Games 23 March 2021, 18:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
This boot sector belongs to an ADF I downloaded...

This boot sector belongs to an ADF I downloaded from PlanetEmu Lure of the Temptress (1992)(Virgin)[save disk] (linked in my previous post), it's a standard 880k ADF file. It wasn't generated by the...
Forum: support.Games 23 March 2021, 17:45
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
But surely, while I understand it might be of...

But surely, while I understand it might be of dubious origin, the ADF from PlanetEmu (https://tinyurl.com/2s84u7jf) contains 9 save slots :

...
Forum: support.Games 23 March 2021, 15:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By SquawkBox
Lure Of the Tempress save disk(s)

Does anyone know if Lure Of the Tempress (1992) can use standard ADF instead of extended ADF format for its save file ? I've noticed PlanetEmu offers a single (1) ADF for that purpose, while the game...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 23 March 2021, 01:33
Replies: 57
Views: 17,120
Posted By SquawkBox
For the record, RELEC used to sell the game on a...

For the record, RELEC used to sell the game on a custom CD-Rom (https://www.relec.ch/legacy/CD-ROM.html) circa 2007, I think that's the reason Retroplay (and before him KG) used the demo instead of...
Forum: request.Apps 19 March 2021, 17:26
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By SquawkBox
Alternatively, the EAB contains a leaked key...

Alternatively, the EAB contains a leaked key :xmas :

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=680276&postcount=6
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 18 March 2021, 15:59
Replies: 566
Views: 104,738
Posted By SquawkBox
No I wasn't referring to the data disks, just the...

No I wasn't referring to the data disks, just the Crazy Cars bit. Your collection, your decisions. I just don't consider Crazy Cars I to be rubbish, or if it's rubbish, Crazy Cars II isn't far behind...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 18 March 2021, 15:04
Replies: 566
Views: 104,738
Posted By SquawkBox
We're in PAL territory so I wouldn't mind the EU...

We're in PAL territory so I wouldn't mind the EU releases of these games, a minor quibble. Also, I don't consider Crazy Cars II to be superior to the first opus, but that's just me; It's easy to see...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 March 2021, 13:06
Replies: 953
Views: 82,678
Posted By SquawkBox
Try to plug your usb flash drive to another port...

Try to plug your usb flash drive to another port (usually, ports at the back of the machine are more reliable)
or
try with a smaller flash drive e.q. 1 GB
or
Hit F11 to gain access to a quick...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 March 2021, 01:46
Replies: 173
Views: 29,044
Posted By SquawkBox
So we never get to fight the Boss in that version...

So we never get to fight the Boss in that version ? It seems to me the minions spawn indefinitely (problem with controls solved btw).
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 17 March 2021, 23:07
Replies: 60
Views: 13,385
Posted By SquawkBox
I copied to a text file featuring the codes that...

I copied to a text file featuring the codes that were offered by Cody earlier on in this thread, yup, that's the one. I played a game against the computer, and it couldn't make me checkmate although...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 17 March 2021, 20:02
Replies: 60
Views: 13,385
Posted By SquawkBox
Yup, I've noticed that too. Well, IRL, even...

Yup, I've noticed that too. Well, IRL, even complete beginners won't make illegal moves when playing chess except when Castling maybe. Play the game as if you wanted to defeat an opponent not to...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 17 March 2021, 19:34
Replies: 48
Views: 4,746
Posted By SquawkBox
Finally, I defeated the bandito from the DOS...

Finally, I defeated the bandito from the DOS version! You must shoot in a burst starting at the left, close to the target. The recoil will make your shooting deviate to the rightside of the screen....
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified 17 March 2021, 17:33
Replies: 48
Views: 4,746
Posted By SquawkBox
So I played the Spanish CPC version (emulator...

So I played the Spanish CPC version (emulator used : CaPriCe Forever) and it seems the end is missing indeed. After Step 26, there is no message displayed (step 27 : "Read the message"). Instead, the...
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