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Forum: support.Games 18 August 2019, 00:36
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Firthy2002
My cousin had this coverdisk. Unfortunately he...

My cousin had this coverdisk. Unfortunately he sold his A500 before I could grab any of the disks he had.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 August 2019, 00:30
Replies: 158
Views: 40,143
Posted By Firthy2002
Back in the day it was First Computers down...

Back in the day it was First Computers down Armley. We bought quite a bit from them over the years. I remember playing with the store demo A4000 and wishing one was coming home with us.

They shut...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 March 2015, 16:19
Replies: 601
Views: 86,815
Posted By Firthy2002
Syndicate Wars could have been doable on the...

Syndicate Wars could have been doable on the Amiga.
Would not have played so well on stock A1200/CD32 but 030+ could have handled it I think.
Forum: News 19 February 2015, 16:41
Replies: 115
Views: 23,467
Posted By Firthy2002
More vapourware...at least Jens comes up with the...

More vapourware...at least Jens comes up with the goods when he announces them!
Forum: News 19 February 2015, 14:13
Replies: 46
Views: 11,175
Posted By Firthy2002
I remember messing around with a demo version of...

I remember messing around with a demo version of OSSv1 back in the day.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 February 2015, 17:26
Replies: 68
Views: 10,930
Posted By Firthy2002
I always regretted selling my first A1200 back in...

I always regretted selling my first A1200 back in 2001.
Escom edition with '030 accelerator, 8MB Fast RAM (IIRC), Squirrel SCSI, CD-ROM and external floppy drive.

Current A1200 still lacks an...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 April 2010, 02:50
Replies: 115
Views: 11,013
Posted By Firthy2002
Argh I can't get the time off work! ...

Argh I can't get the time off work!

Damn...:scream
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2010, 04:00
Replies: 87
Views: 14,295
Posted By Firthy2002
Bad Influence was ace. Surprised there's not a...

Bad Influence was ace. Surprised there's not a torrent floating around out there.
Never did record the datablasts though!

I remember Violet Berlin's occasional columns on Teletext's Digitizer too!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2010, 03:44
Replies: 198
Views: 19,434
Posted By Firthy2002
Lots of pirate Miggy games from Pontefract Market...

Lots of pirate Miggy games from Pontefract Market back in the day...

Majority of our PS1 games were/are copies from a shop called "Complete Computers/ing" in Pudsey. It had the facade of being...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 March 2010, 02:14
Replies: 74
Views: 5,277
Posted By Firthy2002
Played on other peoples computers/consoles from...

Played on other peoples computers/consoles from about '87 onwards, became a regular gamer when we got the A500+ in '91.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2010, 01:33
Replies: 36
Views: 3,012
Posted By Firthy2002
At the moment I own just one of the games on my...

At the moment I own just one of the games on my WinUAE hard disk image.

When I eventually get a real Miggy again, I'll start (re)building an originals collection.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2010, 01:31
Replies: 4,136
Views: 730,189
Posted By Firthy2002
Got almost 2 weeks off work after tomorrow so...

Got almost 2 weeks off work after tomorrow so will be starting something big, some kind of adventure/RPG/4X game, as part of my "downtime".
Forum: Amiga scene 20 March 2010, 02:59
Replies: 115
Views: 11,013
Posted By Firthy2002
Oooh. Hopefully I can get the time off work!

Oooh.

Hopefully I can get the time off work!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2010, 17:12
Replies: 1,034
Views: 152,204
Posted By Firthy2002
Nice setup you have there Anemos.

Nice setup you have there Anemos.
Forum: support.Games 19 March 2010, 03:59
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By Firthy2002
I had blue disk version, don't think it worked on...

I had blue disk version, don't think it worked on my A1200 either, IIRC.
Forum: support.Games 19 March 2010, 03:56
Replies: 0
Views: 782
Posted By Firthy2002
Links on a HD = validation headache

Back when I was a real Miggy owner, we had Links (with just Bountiful).

Now I liked the game a lot (although I wish we had the extra course data disks!), but 9/10 after playing and a subsequent...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2010, 02:51
Replies: 1,034
Views: 152,204
Posted By Firthy2002
My games room still does not exist just yet.

My games room still does not exist just yet.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2010, 02:49
Replies: 6,188
Views: 1,106,058
Posted By Firthy2002
LOL yeah I meant the Alfadata one, think ours...

LOL yeah I meant the Alfadata one, think ours eventually ended up on the A1200 and sold with it after many years on the A500+, at least I can't remember it dying on us if it did.

Probably one of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 March 2010, 02:31
Replies: 6,188
Views: 1,106,058
Posted By Firthy2002
LOL I used to have the same mouse as Powerpie for...

LOL I used to have the same mouse as Powerpie for a while!
Forum: MarketPlace 16 March 2010, 20:28
Replies: 89
Views: 4,685
Posted By Firthy2002
Regardless of how you or I personally feel about...

Regardless of how you or I personally feel about it, at the end of the day he is flogging pirated copyrighted software without permission.
Forum: MarketPlace 16 March 2010, 18:23
Replies: 51
Views: 4,737
Posted By Firthy2002
Charity shops in Leeds never seem to have cool...

Charity shops in Leeds never seem to have cool stuff, although Bramley PDSA did have some Master System games (boxed) a while back, passed them up as I was (and still am) not a Master System owner.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 January 2010, 02:55
Replies: 71
Views: 10,576
Posted By Firthy2002
I've yet to find a PC gamepad with a decent...

I've yet to find a PC gamepad with a decent D-pad, the best thing seems to be to use a classic controller from another system with an adaptor.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 January 2010, 02:32
Replies: 4,136
Views: 730,189
Posted By Firthy2002
Not had time for games recently! This may be...

Not had time for games recently! This may be about to change, depending on how long I'm out of work!
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2009, 17:16
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By Firthy2002
They'll all fail sometime...

They'll all fail sometime...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2009, 17:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
Posted By Firthy2002
Nope it will just boot from the HD. Unless there...

Nope it will just boot from the HD. Unless there is a problem causing the HD to become unbootable.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 September 2009, 17:12
Replies: 6,188
Views: 1,106,058
Posted By Firthy2002
4x 1MB 30-pin SIMMS. Might be resold PDQ if the...

4x 1MB 30-pin SIMMS. Might be resold PDQ if the machine they're for doesn't like them!
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2009, 04:45
Replies: 60
Views: 5,200
Posted By Firthy2002
All three of the current generation games...

All three of the current generation games consoles have PPC-derived processors (all developed at least in part by IBM!), but it is probably the last hurrah of the architecture.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 September 2009, 04:30
Replies: 26
Views: 8,337
Posted By Firthy2002
Aye what's the point of Amiga OS4.1 if I can't...

Aye what's the point of Amiga OS4.1 if I can't browse the web properly (that's flash/java support included), play my various formats of music, play games, etc.

Not to mention needing a pricy new...
Forum: MarketPlace 18 September 2009, 18:21
Replies: 93
Views: 5,624
Posted By Firthy2002
Why would I want 2 A500s?

Why would I want 2 A500s?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2009, 17:55
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By Firthy2002
Question for A4000T owners

I was wondering, what are the device names of the hard drive controllers on an A4000T?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 September 2009, 02:57
Replies: 86
Views: 8,296
Posted By Firthy2002
First PC I used (though technically not owned)...

First PC I used (though technically not owned) was a Toshiba laptop for schoolwork in high school from 1995. Satellie T2110 with 486DX2@66, 4MB RAM, 344MB HDD and a mono screen! Running MS-DOS 6.22...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2009, 02:32
Replies: 93
Views: 9,646
Posted By Firthy2002
'040 in regular case A1200 would get pretty...

'040 in regular case A1200 would get pretty toasty!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 September 2009, 16:43
Replies: 6,188
Views: 1,106,058
Posted By Firthy2002
How'd you manage that?

How'd you manage that?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 September 2009, 04:42
Replies: 6,188
Views: 1,106,058
Posted By Firthy2002
If I had the cash I'd get the switchless mod...

If I had the cash I'd get the switchless mod treatment for my MegaDrive and SNES, and multiBIOS for my Mega CD 2.

I notice he doesn't do MegaDrive overclocking.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2009, 18:00
Replies: 30
Views: 6,000
Posted By Firthy2002
http://ps3maven.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/son...

http://ps3maven.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/sony-playstation-3.jpg

You would finally have a decent console in a PS3 case!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2009, 17:50
Replies: 93
Views: 9,646
Posted By Firthy2002
Tricked out A4000T FTW. One day I will own...

Tricked out A4000T FTW.

One day I will own one...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 August 2009, 01:15
Replies: 58
Views: 6,193
Posted By Firthy2002
The list of 2009 Amiga releases on pouet.net is...

The list of 2009 Amiga releases on pouet.net is quite large already.

So saying that there are "few" is quite an understatement. It's probably "few" compared to the height of the Amiga, but that's...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 August 2009, 15:09
Replies: 27
Views: 6,709
Posted By Firthy2002
Nice custom paint job!

Nice custom paint job!
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2009, 14:57
Replies: 72
Views: 6,028
Posted By Firthy2002
I *should* be able to make it down on that...

I *should* be able to make it down on that weekend, provided the venue isn't miles away from any public transportation as I don't drive.

Would like to put faces to names!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 August 2009, 20:22
Replies: 6,188
Views: 1,106,058
Posted By Firthy2002
Chieftec Baby AT/ATX PC case and an AT to PS/2...

Chieftec Baby AT/ATX PC case and an AT to PS/2 keyboard adapter.
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