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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 November 2018, 21:33
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By rare_j
Yes borderblank was nice, there was a utility...

Yes borderblank was nice, there was a utility with Workbench 2 to use it I believe. But I don't recall any games using it.

Did Uridium 2 use ECS graphics in any way or was it just using extra...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2018, 18:52
Replies: 53
Views: 2,120
Posted By rare_j
Browsing on Raspberry Pi is not great and it has...

Browsing on Raspberry Pi is not great and it has eleventy billion times the resources as your average 68k amiga. So I also predict no. :(
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 November 2018, 13:29
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By rare_j
That's the biggest benefit of ecs, you can have...

That's the biggest benefit of ecs, you can have up to 2mb chip ram. With an a500+ and 1mb in the trapdoor I was able to make bigger and better animations in dpaint3 than my mate with his ocs amiga....
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 22:55
Replies: 375
Views: 28,586
Posted By rare_j
Lucky for us with linux there's plenty of room...

Lucky for us with linux there's plenty of room for both approaches.
Linux, Windows, and MacOS have the desktop world all sewn up. Maybe Amiga OS could have been where Next is now, had it been owned...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 05 November 2018, 02:32
Replies: 106
Views: 23,681
Posted By rare_j
We might be waiting 16 years for Mick to come...

We might be waiting 16 years for Mick to come back... it like we're in some kind of circular time warp
Forum: Amiga scene 30 October 2018, 02:31
Replies: 375
Views: 28,586
Posted By rare_j
This is just insane. Even Commodore didn't make a...

This is just insane. Even Commodore didn't make a mess as bad as this.
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2018, 21:15
Replies: 375
Views: 28,586
Posted By rare_j
Is there really that much cash in amiga os?...

Is there really that much cash in amiga os? Really? Couple a thousand users, tops? Userbase shrinking, not growing? Sounds like chump change. Buttons. Why are lawers involved? Lawers are damned...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2018, 23:24
Replies: 375
Views: 28,586
Posted By rare_j
Time for a thread title change in that case - bit...

Time for a thread title change in that case - bit misleading now more facts have come to light.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 23:10
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By rare_j
A quick google suggests this is less of an issue...

A quick google suggests this is less of an issue for v1.6 xboxes, where microsoft used higher quality caps.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 21:11
Replies: 92
Views: 3,524
Posted By rare_j
Perhaps it is not the best the amiga could do,...

Perhaps it is not the best the amiga could do, but as an experience of visuals, music and gameplay it has stood the test of time I think. Enjoyment to fresh eyes today is the key here.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 20:59
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By rare_j
Erk. What to replace it with? I do like the time...

Erk. What to replace it with? I do like the time set correctly.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 October 2018, 20:57
Replies: 92
Views: 3,524
Posted By rare_j
Turrican II gets a regular play through, and...

Turrican II gets a regular play through, and should be appreciated by new eyes just as well as old.
Rick Dangerous (only enjoyable witn infinite lives)
The Settlers still looks and plays fresh to...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 15 October 2018, 02:39
Replies: 106
Views: 23,681
Posted By rare_j
Never thought we'd see this one solved... amazing.

Never thought we'd see this one solved... amazing.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 October 2018, 04:43
Replies: 63
Views: 1,842
Posted By rare_j
Yeah I used to get all my consumer electronics...

Yeah I used to get all my consumer electronics straight from Dave Haynie as well. Not only home computers, he also had a lock-up full off walkmans and knock-off rolexes as well.
My man Dave always...
Forum: request.Apps 08 October 2018, 20:43
Replies: 15
Views: 3,224
Posted By rare_j
Thanks, just wondering, does anyone know why the...

Thanks, just wondering, does anyone know why the disks in tosec http://grandis.nu/eabsearch/search.php?_search_=1&search=Deluxe+paint+iii&category_id=&exclude=&limit=
are 'cracked' when theee was...
Forum: News 05 October 2018, 22:08
Replies: 587
Views: 57,295
Posted By rare_j
It sound like a tool that will really help get...

It sound like a tool that will really help get people out of a bad situation - but everybody hopes they won't have to use it!
We'll have to wait awhile until 3.1.4 users' hard disks start to fail,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 October 2018, 05:27
Replies: 35
Views: 1,440
Posted By rare_j
There was quite a lot to see and do in James Pond...

There was quite a lot to see and do in James Pond 2 Robocod. Quite a lot of variation in the levels, vehicles, and graphics. That level made out of jelly where you bounce all over the place and the...
Forum: request.Apps 04 October 2018, 22:53
Replies: 15
Views: 3,224
Posted By rare_j
Does anyone know what version of deluxe paint 3...

Does anyone know what version of deluxe paint 3 came with the a500+ cartoon classics pack?
On the eab file server there's v3, 3.14, 3.18, and 3.25. Does anyone know if it was one of these, or even...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 October 2018, 20:18
Replies: 104
Views: 3,642
Posted By rare_j
If you look carefully some of the list has been...

If you look carefully some of the list has been doubled up, likely in error.
Forum: News 01 October 2018, 21:11
Replies: 587
Views: 57,295
Posted By rare_j
That's good news. Looking forward to what they...

That's good news. Looking forward to what they come up with.
Forum: News 01 October 2018, 09:42
Replies: 587
Views: 57,295
Posted By rare_j
Will Hyperion consider a bundle that contains the...

Will Hyperion consider a bundle that contains the disks and all ROM versions?
Would pay a bit more for such a bundle.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 September 2018, 19:13
Replies: 23
Views: 1,261
Posted By rare_j
Apparently Lemmings sold 15 million copies in the...

Apparently Lemmings sold 15 million copies in the end ( all formats) which probably makes it the biggest, unless worms did even better.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2018, 23:09
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By rare_j
Looks like one of the major components is...

Looks like one of the major components is sellotape!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 September 2018, 23:07
Replies: 36
Views: 1,888
Posted By rare_j
Yes it is a shame that somebody tried so hard to...

Yes it is a shame that somebody tried so hard to make it look that bad.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 August 2018, 13:31
Replies: 102
Views: 6,688
Posted By rare_j
Gone as well now by the looks of things :(

Gone as well now by the looks of things :(
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2018, 13:21
Replies: 102
Views: 6,688
Posted By rare_j
Thanks for the tip! :)

Thanks for the tip! :)
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2018, 21:09
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By rare_j
I think I used to use one which you set up with...

I think I used to use one which you set up with text files and use with AmiTCP. So I would try other GUI based optios first as suggested here, or even check in case there’s one built into Genesis.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2018, 11:54
Replies: 102
Views: 6,688
Posted By rare_j
Well that is disappointing. They had a good stack...

Well that is disappointing. They had a good stack of PS1 redump isos over there.
Not sure where to go for those now either.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2018, 00:41
Replies: 102
Views: 6,688
Posted By rare_j
Thanks for thd tip. Looks like I’ll finally have...

Thanks for thd tip. Looks like I’ll finally have to work out how to use pleasuredome!
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2018, 00:18
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By rare_j
I know it’s not the answer you’re looking for,...

I know it’s not the answer you’re looking for, but to get around this you can run an ftp server on the amiga, and a capable client on the other end like filezilla.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2018, 00:13
Replies: 102
Views: 6,688
Posted By rare_j
Cleaning up after the kids more like! Yeah...

Cleaning up after the kids more like!
Yeah there’s no trophies in all of the stuff I downloaded from emuparadise, and I like it that way!
Whats slightly annoying is that they do (or did) mame...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2018, 23:56
Replies: 102
Views: 6,688
Posted By rare_j
I’d say I’m the opposite, when I get an...

I’d say I’m the opposite, when I get an acheivement or a trophy, it reminds me I’m getting a virtual pat on the head for what is essentially a waste of my time. I turn that nonsense off, so I can...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 August 2018, 23:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By rare_j
Amazingly, I’m still bitter about zool, decades...

Amazingly, I’m still bitter about zool, decades after the event.
I bought it on the strength of the cu amiga demo, which was quite different from the finished game. Hardly played it.
Also bitter...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 August 2018, 12:33
Replies: 36
Views: 1,399
Posted By rare_j
No, this was around 1988. So no IBM microdrive....

No, this was around 1988. So no IBM microdrive. He meant the Sinclair shoelace-in-a-matchbox microdrive.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 August 2018, 01:09
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By rare_j
He means that Skeleton was effeminate. That's...

He means that Skeleton was effeminate. That's what they wouldn't get away with in children's programs these days.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 August 2018, 00:42
Replies: 36
Views: 1,399
Posted By rare_j
When I was around 12 my CDT teacher mocked...

When I was around 12 my CDT teacher mocked cassette tapes, saying that getting data off them was like 'kicking a dead whale up a beach' (whatever that means).
The future, he confidently told me, was...
Forum: News 08 August 2018, 00:34
Replies: 341
Views: 52,539
Posted By rare_j
Any plans you can share regarding distribution?...

Any plans you can share regarding distribution? Hopefully the usual outlets will stock it. OS4 FE did very well at £20 I understand.

Where will you even find enough DS DD floppys to distribute it...
Forum: Hardware mods 02 August 2018, 03:27
Replies: 164
Views: 13,768
Posted By rare_j
Saw you guys on slashdot today. Nice one.

Saw you guys on slashdot today. Nice one.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 July 2018, 22:47
Replies: 106
Views: 12,873
Posted By rare_j
Like a pincer movement, the playstation was...

Like a pincer movement, the playstation was approaching on one front, and advancing on the other were vga, windows 95 and the pentium, followed by 3dfx.
28mhz or no, even with hindsight it wasn't...
Forum: Hardware mods 29 July 2018, 14:57
Replies: 33
Views: 1,863
Posted By rare_j
Well that's true but if there was some way to...

Well that's true but if there was some way to utilise the 1/2 gb of ram, or wifi connection, or sd card storage it would be fun for those with a stock machine.
Stedy has given a detailed view on...
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