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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2020, 01:08
Replies: 4,136
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Posted By Mikerochip
Castlevania, Symphony of the Night (JP) with the...

Castlevania, Symphony of the Night (JP) with the retranslation to English from Gemini.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2020, 00:59
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Mikerochip
I don't use facebook! What's the Rev.2? ...

I don't use facebook! What's the Rev.2?

(They're in the zone, btw)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2020, 18:19
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Mikerochip
Greaseweazle. The open source flux level disk dumper.

Hi all,
I'm just asking if anyone wants my .scp format Greaseweazle dumps?
I had lots of fun putting this little project together.

I'm only starting to go through all these disks I have.
...
Forum: OT - Technical 01 February 2020, 20:11
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Mikerochip
I can only guess it would, but, probably would...

I can only guess it would, but, probably would need different drivers written for it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 January 2020, 21:39
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Mikerochip
https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/categories/Arcade-Pa...

https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/categories/Arcade-Parts/Microswitches/

Cherry are the best!
https://www.arcadeworlduk.com/products/d44x-cherry-button-microswitch-with-4-8mm-terminals.html
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2020, 00:48
Replies: 106
Views: 7,401
Posted By Mikerochip
Yup. That's supposed to have been OLED. But,...

Yup. That's supposed to have been OLED. But, since, from what I understand, they can't be colour calibrated, they're next to useless for professional imaging work.

So. Back to the drawing board!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 15:12
Replies: 6,184
Views: 1,103,034
Posted By Mikerochip
How to use Greaseweazle? Download and...

How to use Greaseweazle?

Download and install python. (There's a link in the frontend if you want it).
Make sure to add it to your path.

Download and unzip Greaseweazle.

Connect the drive...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 14:12
Replies: 6,184
Views: 1,103,034
Posted By Mikerochip
Sure. ...

Sure.
https://github.com/M1kerochip/LaunchGreaseWeazle

It's on the releases tab. It's just a quick vb.net program. Sources are there, if anyone wants to make it better!

I use it to dump, then...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2020, 12:30
Replies: 6,184
Views: 1,103,034
Posted By Mikerochip
I got a 'bluepill' developer board, to run...

I got a 'bluepill' developer board, to run Greaseweazle and dump some floppy disks :D

On the plus side, I ended up making a simple frontend for windows.

On the minus side: lots of my disks seem...
Forum: Coders. General 26 December 2019, 18:41
Replies: 69
Views: 4,030
Posted By Mikerochip
Yoomp on the Atari XE is *amazing*!! Will...

Yoomp on the Atari XE is *amazing*!!

Will the Amiga version have music in the same time as the ball hops?
(If that makes sense)

That's probably the main thing that made the game so good....
Forum: HOL contributions 15 December 2019, 03:25
Replies: 56
Views: 21,394
Posted By Mikerochip
Diamond Amiga Pack (http://hol.abime.net/4829),...

Diamond Amiga Pack (http://hol.abime.net/4829), rest of the titles for HOL (It only lists 5 of the 10)

Diamond (1) Chess Player 2150
Diamond (2) Datastorm
Diamond (3) Dungeon Quest (2 Disk)...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2019, 23:46
Replies: 655
Views: 37,221
Posted By Mikerochip
That onboard sound, the ESS1371 was my main...

That onboard sound, the ESS1371 was my main soundcard for my Win9x machine for aaaages. It worked beautifully in DOS (once you ran the TSR) and even better in Windows.

Since it resampled the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 December 2019, 12:21
Replies: 70
Views: 7,584
Posted By Mikerochip
Ha! Yes, you're correct. Now that I see it, I...

Ha! Yes, you're correct.
Now that I see it, I definitely remember seeing it before. Definitely.



It's funny though, I have zero memories of the intro. :crazy

Maybe I always skipped it...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 December 2019, 00:42
Replies: 70
Views: 7,584
Posted By Mikerochip
While Another World was amazing, I also liked...

While Another World was amazing, I also liked some of the ones with just music.

Magic Pockets, Turrican II are what springs to mind. They really only have a title screen and music, but I've never...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2019, 00:24
Replies: 655
Views: 37,221
Posted By Mikerochip
Welcome. The new bios does specifically mention...

Welcome. The new bios does specifically mention removing the 30GB HDD limit! So, now your new limit should be 137GB :p


The manual is up there too, along with the drivers etc.


What OS are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 20:31
Replies: 655
Views: 37,221
Posted By Mikerochip
Try this ...

Try this
https://web.archive.org/web/20001018042956/http://www.chaintech.com.tw/BIOS/BIOSUPD8.htm


Works fine for me.


You'll need the flash utility too....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 20:01
Replies: 4,136
Views: 728,497
Posted By Mikerochip
So, just like Luke Wilson said then: Scariest...

So, just like Luke Wilson said then:
Scariest Enviroment Imaginable

That's all you had to say :laughing



https://youtu.be/RkGUowLRF5s?t=13
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 17:01
Replies: 655
Views: 37,221
Posted By Mikerochip
Me too. I eventually found my PC config, and I...

Me too. I eventually found my PC config, and I had a 120GB Maxtor HDD in my PC. Not 320GB!


You could always get something like this:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32975345702.html


Should...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 12:58
Replies: 30
Views: 922
Posted By Mikerochip
Yeah, way back when is 2012, when it was...

Yeah, way back when is 2012, when it was released!


7 years ago...


:D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 December 2019, 02:22
Replies: 30
Views: 922
Posted By Mikerochip
Nice! Yeah, I know Cannonball. I remember it from...

Nice! Yeah, I know Cannonball. I remember it from way back when :agree


I have a MS FF wheel too, but haven't hooked it up in years (One of the paddles seems to be broken somehow, but is ok...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 23:32
Replies: 30
Views: 922
Posted By Mikerochip
I think it was Golden Axe...

I think it was Golden Axe (https://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=7966).

It was *AMAZING*. I never played anything so fluid, or graphically rich and detailed.

Followed very...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2019, 23:23
Replies: 56
Views: 3,182
Posted By Mikerochip
Jack Nicholas Greatest 18 Holes of Major...

Jack Nicholas Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf.

I loved the Atari ST version of this, so, I wanted to try the Amiga version too!

And just in case it was crap, I bought PGA Golf too....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2019, 23:13
Replies: 655
Views: 37,221
Posted By Mikerochip
Be sure the other drive supports slave, too. It...

Be sure the other drive supports slave, too.
It might be set to "Master Only". Might need to be set to "Master + Slave"
Or even try Cable Select on both drives.



Take off the first drive, and...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 December 2019, 20:24
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By Mikerochip
I don't know how :crying I'll give what I have a...

I don't know how :crying I'll give what I have a go, and see what it looks like in real life. And look more at if Fritzing can do things like that easily, for pre-made components.





That's a...
Forum: HOL contributions 27 November 2019, 01:20
Replies: 56
Views: 21,394
Posted By Mikerochip
I think I still have AUI magazine coverdisk scans...

I think I still have AUI magazine coverdisk scans in my FTP folder that haven't been uploaded.

Something like 45 through 106 or so?
I don't remember, it's a while back.

I used photoshop and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2019, 00:42
Replies: 4,136
Views: 728,497
Posted By Mikerochip
I'm playing the PC Engine SonSon II translation....

I'm playing the PC Engine SonSon II translation. It's a great little game. Never heard of it before I went browsing around.

info: http://www.pcengine.co.uk/HTML_Games/Son_Son_II.htm

And! The...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2019, 00:37
Replies: 655
Views: 37,221
Posted By Mikerochip
It was too small :p And just didn't have...

It was too small :p


And just didn't have that cool factor of having the SLI cable, and having 2x cards inside your PC!!


It also meant I could use the Matrox with beautiful 400Mhz RAMDAC,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 November 2019, 00:31
Replies: 326
Views: 55,546
Posted By Mikerochip
Ahh. OK. I always got to the loads of buildings...

Ahh. OK. I always got to the loads of buildings stage, and had little flags.
I always wondered what to do next.
I did see my little people fighting, but I never knew how to make them fight.
(Note,...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 November 2019, 00:23
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By Mikerochip
Thanks :D Why so?

Thanks :D



Why so?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 November 2019, 00:16
Replies: 326
Views: 55,546
Posted By Mikerochip
Was it just raise and lower land? I only...

Was it just raise and lower land?


I only remember doing that. making everything flat, so my little guys built houses.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 November 2019, 00:10
Replies: 326
Views: 55,546
Posted By Mikerochip
Storm Master was soooo good. Best £9.99 I...

Storm Master was soooo good.


Best £9.99 I ever spent on a game. It ended up not being too deep, and if you let the computer do the 3D battles you often lost.
But it still amazed me.
(Until I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 23:58
Replies: 173
Views: 28,934
Posted By Mikerochip
Yeah, but, While I loved Magic Pockets. Adored...

Yeah, but, While I loved Magic Pockets. Adored it. Played it with a passion, some days after playing to death, maybe my friend calls, and I can't play that with him, and I don't feel like it anyhow....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 23:31
Replies: 173
Views: 28,934
Posted By Mikerochip
For me: Magic Pockets, Turrican II, Prince...

For me:

Magic Pockets, Turrican II, Prince of Persia, Parasol Stars, Hudson Hawk, Pang, James Pond 1 and 2, Jimmy White's Whirlwind Snooker (And Archer McLeans Pool, to a lesser extent), Arkanoid...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2019, 23:28
Replies: 655
Views: 37,221
Posted By Mikerochip
Ahh... yeah. I knew there was something I...

Ahh... yeah.


I knew there was something I didn't like about it.
Forum: Member Introductions 25 November 2019, 23:04
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Mikerochip
Yeah, great bunch of lads here! I never had...

Yeah, great bunch of lads here!

I never had an Amiga back in the day, but I'm making up for it now!

Are the machines you still have working??
Have you updated them in any way?
Forum: support.Hardware 25 November 2019, 22:29
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By Mikerochip
Thanks! Gah. I forgot to link the images....

Thanks!


Gah. I forgot to link the images. (I actually forgot to upload the images too!)


OK SO: https://imgur.com/Dajk3xG


and 2 player: https://imgur.com/2XibHGr
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 November 2019, 00:55
Replies: 655
Views: 37,221
Posted By Mikerochip
A single Voodoo II was 12MB, but, that was 12mb...

A single Voodoo II was 12MB, but, that was 12mb for 3D. The Banshee was 12MB for 3D, and then 4MB for 2D, so, basically, the same as a Voodoo II and 2D card all in one. But wasn't really any better,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 November 2019, 00:38
Replies: 91
Views: 9,477
Posted By Mikerochip
Same. I'd never seen anything play quite like it,...

Same. I'd never seen anything play quite like it, before it's release.
(Nor anything else match the fun factor, after)


I played a coverdisk demo for months before Christmas came and I got to...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 November 2019, 00:30
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By Mikerochip
Can anyone critique my first PCB design??

I'm not sure where to put this!


But, if it's ok here:


I've just designed my first PCB:


It's an arduino joystick! You can use it to create a 1-16 button USB joystick, which should work...
Forum: Member Introductions 12 November 2019, 02:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By Mikerochip
Depends ... Turrican 1 or Turrican II ?? ...

Depends ... Turrican 1 or Turrican II ??
(Because that's fighting talk!!) :p



I prefer 2, but only because I played it first! :bowdown


(I like to pretend I never played Turrican 3. Nor...
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