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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 19:52
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Posted By Foebane
How do you come to that conclusion? First I've...

How do you come to that conclusion? First I've heard of it. I wouldn't know the details anyway, never had anything other than the Ataris and Amigas.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 15:14
Replies: 81
Views: 4,288
Posted By Foebane
I chose the Amiga because I am a huge fan of Jay...

I chose the Amiga because I am a huge fan of Jay Miner, the talented computer designer genius who designed the Amiga, and is in fact considered the "Father of the Amiga", who was also behind the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 14:17
Replies: 81
Views: 4,288
Posted By Foebane
Oh, so the truth comes out: you're just an...

Oh, so the truth comes out: you're just an arrogant rich snob thumbing your nose at the poor peasants, and you're showing off.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 14:12
Replies: 81
Views: 4,288
Posted By Foebane
Because people CHOOSE to buy Amiga??

Because people CHOOSE to buy Amiga??
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 13:09
Replies: 81
Views: 4,288
Posted By Foebane
My earlier point about BUDGET is still a...

My earlier point about BUDGET is still a contributing factor: whilst the original juggler in your second video was done on expensive professional rendering hardware for a few companies, the Amiga...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 12:45
Replies: 81
Views: 4,288
Posted By Foebane
Lazy Sundays ARE boring, aren't they? :rolleyes

Lazy Sundays ARE boring, aren't they? :rolleyes
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 12:26
Replies: 81
Views: 4,288
Posted By Foebane
Technology advances. Technology from a later...

Technology advances.
Technology from a later time will always be more advanced than technology from an earlier time.
Comparisons should not be made with technology from different times, the older...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 10:37
Replies: 81
Views: 4,288
Posted By Foebane
:shocked:sad:laughing:crazy:bash:guru:confused ...

:shocked:sad:laughing:crazy:bash:guru:confused

What the hell? Who is this arrogant Vascillious joker who has just joined and is promptly writing essay posts solely to ridicule and bash our...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 00:31
Replies: 10
Views: 2,109
Posted By Foebane
DAMN! I had this coverdisk! CU Amiga! It was one...

DAMN! I had this coverdisk! CU Amiga! It was one of the very first ones I bought on an Amiga magazine since I switched from Atari ST to Amiga 500, and I was still wondering if I'd made the right...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 September 2020, 20:45
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By Foebane
I don't know about any games, but I know that: ...

I don't know about any games, but I know that:
Monty Python and the Holy Grail mentions a large wooden badger, and
Babylon 5 has someone saying they have fifteen wild badgers living in their...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 September 2020, 16:53
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Foebane
I remember Dominic Diamond, and I remember how...

I remember Dominic Diamond, and I remember how inaccurate in particular the GamesMaster Gore Special was, in regards to the Doom 2 contest.

Didn't GamesMaster also have Dexter Fletcher as...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2020, 17:04
Replies: 22
Views: 793
Posted By Foebane
What do they mean, by standard? I guessed they...

What do they mean, by standard? I guessed they meant dominant platform. Guess I was mistaken.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2020, 13:01
Replies: 22
Views: 793
Posted By Foebane
"Personal computers had a niche carved out, but...

"Personal computers had a niche carved out, but standards weren't fully established." That's what they said. From that, I read that many people would want the various computer companies who did their...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 September 2020, 11:11
Replies: 22
Views: 793
Posted By Foebane
I recently saw this Digital Foundry video on...

I recently saw this Digital Foundry video on YouTube about 3D cards on PC, and at 1:20 in, listen to how they described home computers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNKVgpymlB8

As if the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 September 2020, 10:23
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Foebane
As I said, my sister's words. I didn't know she...

As I said, my sister's words. I didn't know she felt that way, she didn't seem to mind the several Amiga demos I showed her, and she sat through the whole of Alcatraz's Odyssey, too (over half an...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 September 2020, 00:19
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Foebane
He is on Facebook, but I do not think he would...

He is on Facebook, but I do not think he would appreciate it if I re-entered his life by friending him on that platform, and despite his massive library of console games in cold snowy Moscow (yes, he...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 September 2020, 17:03
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Foebane
Well, the drool can't be any good for it.

Well, the drool can't be any good for it.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 September 2020, 17:50
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Foebane
I dreamed I was trying to show 68060 demos to an Amiga hating friend of mine

The friend is real, from back around 28 years ago at college, but he despised the Amiga whilst he had an ST, and for some reason, in this dream, I was trying to show him my favourite high-end Amiga...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 September 2020, 09:15
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By Foebane
After a few years of trial and error, I...

After a few years of trial and error, I discovered the best way of running demos, both low-end and high-end, on WinUAE, was the "drag-n-drop" method:

Dragging and dropping ADFs and EXEs that you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 September 2020, 17:56
Replies: 4,391
Views: 799,947
Posted By Foebane
The date for the deletion of my Steam account...

The date for the deletion of my Steam account came and went, and it's still there!

EDIT: Just got the notification that it's been deleted, it was just a day late. Cool!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 September 2020, 10:22
Replies: 33
Views: 2,134
Posted By Foebane
At least we're not the bottom of the heap, the...

At least we're not the bottom of the heap, the Apple Mac users are. HAHAHA!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 September 2020, 21:53
Replies: 4,391
Views: 799,947
Posted By Foebane
Well, my Steam account has existed since I bought...

Well, my Steam account has existed since I bought Half-Life 2 back when it launched, in 2004 (what a disappointment that game was) and must've bought less than 50 games over the 16 years since. Your...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 September 2020, 16:44
Replies: 4,391
Views: 799,947
Posted By Foebane
That would be all of them, then. I've tried that...

That would be all of them, then. I've tried that sort of crap. I just feel that deleting the account and saying goodbye to old games I've completed is the best bet.



I sincerely doubt it....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 September 2020, 12:11
Replies: 33
Views: 2,134
Posted By Foebane
:shocked:crying:scream EDIT: I never thought...

:shocked:crying:scream

EDIT: I never thought to Google Translate the title myself, but I just did, and it's even meaner than "nonsense", apparently.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 September 2020, 12:00
Replies: 33
Views: 2,134
Posted By Foebane
What does the Hiragana actually say?

What does the Hiragana actually say?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 September 2020, 11:13
Replies: 33
Views: 2,134
Posted By Foebane
No, it most likely isn't, being shown at the...

No, it most likely isn't, being shown at the Finnish Amiga Party 2015, but it's the only Amiga demo I've seen on Pouet.net with Japanese Hiragana characters in the name. ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 September 2020, 00:00
Replies: 33
Views: 2,134
Posted By Foebane
Didn't stop this...

Didn't stop this (https://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=66621) demo from being made. I would link to the video with its great tune, but there's a lot of (ahem) implied "m" activity in it.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 September 2020, 20:09
Replies: 4,391
Views: 799,947
Posted By Foebane
I've recently had a revisit of all of my Steam PC...

I've recently had a revisit of all of my Steam PC first-person shooter games, most of them being famous names and most from before the 21st century:

Doom
Quake
Half-Life
Unreal
Bioshock...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 August 2020, 17:36
Replies: 48
Views: 2,749
Posted By Foebane
I'm not entirely certain what my earliest Amiga...

I'm not entirely certain what my earliest Amiga memory is, but I definitely remember going into a local computer store in Cardiff which had an A500 running Shadow of the Beast in 1989. I was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2020, 11:23
Replies: 179
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foebane
If a lot of falling balls would slow things down...

If a lot of falling balls would slow things down a lot, then why not disguise it as a special effect?

What I mean is:

Arrow rotation at full 50fps
Fired ball into cluster at full 50fps...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 August 2020, 19:32
Replies: 179
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foebane
16 colours looks quite lacking to me, a lot of...

16 colours looks quite lacking to me, a lot of detail lost.



Why have 16 when you can have 32? :D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 August 2020, 16:37
Replies: 179
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foebane
I played it earlier. It looks nice, plays OK, but...

I played it earlier. It looks nice, plays OK, but it depends if you like that sort of puzzle. I mean, aiming the arrow and balls at the target is quite hard, and not quite as intuitive as something...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 August 2020, 21:48
Replies: 197
Views: 9,322
Posted By Foebane
I've had experience of this with the original...

I've had experience of this with the original Boulder Dash on Atari 800: Depending on the increasing difficulty level, Rockford would move at faster speeds, but the scrolling playfield would always...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2020, 22:36
Replies: 179
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foebane
:great

:great
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2020, 22:29
Replies: 179
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foebane
Fair enough, I will refrain from making such...

Fair enough, I will refrain from making such remarks from now on, if I don't act on them myself. But can't anyone offer suggestions or wishes on coding without being expected to fulfil them...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2020, 21:39
Replies: 179
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foebane
It's not a demand, more like a wish. But I'm...

It's not a demand, more like a wish. But I'm certainly not qualified to see that wish come true, never having made games in Assembler but only in AMOS, and puzzle games at that. But I know the Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 August 2020, 18:07
Replies: 179
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foebane
Too many Amiga games are 25fps or less as it is,...

Too many Amiga games are 25fps or less as it is, we don't need more of them, we need more 50fps games.
Forum: support.Demos 24 August 2020, 01:04
Replies: 17
Views: 4,765
Posted By Foebane
Someone punch him out!

Someone punch him out!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 August 2020, 00:27
Replies: 179
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foebane
Sorry, but AGA has TRANSFORMED the Amiga...

Sorry, but AGA has TRANSFORMED the Amiga Demoscene, without it, much of my demo collection would not even exist, and they blow the competition away, even much of the MS-DOS stuff!

But no, to most,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 August 2020, 08:47
Replies: 179
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foebane
You know what I mean, I mean that the A1200 was...

You know what I mean, I mean that the A1200 was the last mainstream Amiga launched and the most advanced, so stick with that instead.

Three options:

1. Upgrade your A500s to A1200s, use WHDLoad...
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